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Death - Perennial Quest tab

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.  - palm mute           /  - slide up to
  - slide down to       ~  - vibrato
h  - hammer on           b  - Bend
p  - pull off            Suffixes for bend
t  - tap                 f  - full bend    h - half bend
ph - pinched harmonic    q  - quarter bend t - tap bend
*  - see comment         ^  - Hold bend    r release bend
x  - Stuccatto           ~  - vibrato bend
,  - slight palm mute    () - ghost note, sustained note
"  - tremolo note        <> - Trill

Tuning D G C F A D

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Riff A
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|-4-----------4------------5-----------2-----------|Gtr
|---2-2-2-2-2---2------------3-3-3-3-3---2-5-5-5-5-|I&II
|-----0-0-0-0-----2-2-2-2------1-1-1-1-----3-3-3-3-|
|-----------------0-0-0-0--------------------------|
      . . . .     . . . .     . . . .     . . . .

Play Riff A twice

Riff B
|-12-----------------------12--------------10-10~~-|
|----12-10-9----9--------------12-10-9-10----------|
|------------10---9-10-9~--------------------------|Gtr
|--------------------------------------------------| I
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|                                                  |
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|-4-----------4------------5-----------2-----------|Gtr
|---2-2-2-2-2---2------------3-3-3-3-3---2-5-5-5-5-|II
|-----0-0-0-0-----2-2-2-2------1-1-1-1-----3-3-3-3-|
|-----------------0-0-0-0--------------------------|
      . . . .     . . . .      . . . .     . . . .

|-12-----------------------12--------------10-12~~-|
|----12-10-9----9--------------12-10-9-10----------|
|------------10---9-10-9~--------------------------|Gtr
|--------------------------------------------------| I
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|                                                  |
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|-4-----------4------------5-----------2-----------|Gtr
|---2-2-2-2-2---2------------3-3-3-3-3---2-5-5-5-5-|II
|-----0-0-0-0-----2-2-2-2------1-1-1-1-----3-3-3-3-|
|-----------------0-0-0-0--------------------------|
      . . . .     . . . .      . . . .     . . . .

Play Riff B once

Riff C
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------4~--------------------5-4h5p4---|Gtr
|--------------7-5-4-2-------------------5-----------5-|I&II
|--------------------------------------3---3-----------|
|-000000000000------------000000000000-----------------|
  ............            ............

continuation of Riff C
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------5~-------2~-|Gtr
|--------------7-5-4----------5--------2------|I&II
|--------------------7-6~---3---3----0---0----|
|-000000000000--------------------------------|
  ............

Play Riff C a total of 2 times

Riff D
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------6-----------------------------------|
|-3----2----2----------5----3----2-----3-------------|Gtr
|------------------3-------------------------3-------|I&II
|---1----0----0----------3----1-----0----1-----1-1-3-|
|----------------------------------------------------|

Play Riff D 3 times

Riff E                     Play this bar twice
|-------------------------|------------------------------|-----|
|-------------------------|------------------------------|-----|
|-------------------------|------------------------------|-----|Gtr
|-------------8-8---------|-10-10--------------8-8-------|--10-| I
|-2-2---6-6---6-6---8-8---|-8--8---2-2---6-6---6-6---8-8-|--8--|
|-0-0---4-4---------6-6---|--------0-0---4-4---------6-6-|-----|
| .     .     .     .       .      .     .     .     .         |
|                                                              |
|                          Play this bar twice                 |
|-------------------------|------------------------------|-----|
|-------------------------|------------------------------|-----|
|-------------------------|-5--5---4-4---3-3-------------|-----|Gtr
|-------------8-8---------|-3--3---2-2---1-1---------3-3-|--10-|II
|-2-2---6-6---6-6---8-8---|--------------------6-6---1-1-|--8--|
|-0-0---4-4---------6-6---|--------------------4-4-------|-----|
  .     .     .     .       .      .     .     .     .

Play Riff E once

Riff F
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|Gtr
|-------------------------------|I&II
|--------5/6----------2-1---2---|
|-000000-3/4-000000-3-----3---2-|
  ......     ...... . . . . . .

Continuation of Riff F
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|Gtr
|-------------------------------|I&II
|--------5/6----------2-1---3---|
|-000000-3/4-000000-3-----3---2-|
  ......     ...... . . . . . .

Play Riff F twice

Riff G
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|----------4----------------4-----------|Gtr
|------------3---3------------3---3-2---|I&II
|--------------2----------------2-----3-|
|-00000000---------00000000-------------|
  ........         ........

Play Riff G 6 times

Riff H
|-----------------|------------------|------------------|----------------|
|-----------------|------------------|------------------|----------------|
|-----------------|------------------|------------------|----------------|Gtr
|-9/10-9--------9-|-9/10-9--------10-|-9/10-9--------5~-|--------------2-|I&II
|-7/8--7----------|-7/8--7-----------|-7/8--7-----------|-2/3-2--------2-|
|--------000000-7-|--------000000-8--|--------000000----|-0/1-0-000000-0-|
         ......            ......             ......            ......

Play Riff H twice

Riff I
|------------|------------------------|------------|---------------------|
|------------|------------------------|------------|---------------------|
|--------3-4-|------------------------|--------3-4-|---------------------|Gtr
|-000000-1-2-|-------------4----------|-000000-1-2-|---------------4-----|I&II
|------------|-4-6-7---2---2----------|------------|-4-6-7----2----2-----|
|------------|-2-4-5---0--------------|------------|-2-4-5----0----------|
               . .

Play Riff I once

Play Riff D twice

SOLO(Chuck Schuldiner)
|-------------------------------10p11h10----10hb~----------------------17~-|
|-----------------9----8hb~~-------------------------12--------------------|
|-7~~~~~----7----------------------------------------------15----16--------|Gtr
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| I
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|------------------------------------12--------14hb~~-|
|------------------10-------13------------12----------|
|--------------------------------9--------------------|Gtr
|------------8~---------9-----------------------------| I
|-7----9~---------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|

|-12p11-------------------------------------15-16h18---15-------------------|
|-------12----------------------------15h16---------------16----------------|
|----------11----------------------15------------------------15h16----------|Gtr
|-------------13----------------17---------------------------------17-------| I
|----------------14----------18---------------------------------------18----|
|-------------------15~---19---------------------------------------------19-|

|------------------------------------14--15--16--18----18fb~-|
|-------------------------12-15---16-------------------18fb~-|
|-15-------------------12------------------------------------|Gtr
|----16-------------13---------------------------------------| I
|-------17-------14------------------------------------------|
|----------15h16---------------------------------------------|

Tremolo picking
|-19p17p16-------19-16-17-16------------------------|
|----------16h19-------------16---------------11hb~-|
|-------------------------------16-13-15------------|Gtr
|----------------------------------------9-11-------| I
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|

|----------------16--18--18~------16--18--19------16--18--19-|
|----16--17--19----------------17--------------17------------|
|-16---------------------------------------------------------|Gtr
|------------------------------------------------------------| I
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|

|----18--19--21------19--21-----23--21--23--24~-|
|-17--------------19----------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|Gtr
|-----------------------------------------------| I
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|

Very fast tremolo picking
|----------------------------------------19-20-22-20-19-17-------24~--24fb~~|
|----------12-13-15-13-12-10-12-13-16-19-------------------20-19------------|
|-------12------------------------------------------------------------------|Gtr
|-12-15---------------------------------------------------------------------| I
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Riff J(played during Chuck's solo)
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|Gtr
|-----------------------------|II
|-6--6-6-8/9-9--6-6-8/9-9-8-8-|
|-4--4-4-6/7-7--4-4-6/7-7-6-6-|

Play Riff J twice

Riff K(Played during Chuck's solo)
|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|Gtr
|---------3/4-4------3/4-4-1-1-|II
|-2-2-2-2-1/2-2--2-2-1/2-2-1-1-|
|-0-0-0-0--------0-0-----------|
  . . . .        . .

Play Riff K twice
Play Riff J twice
Play Riff K twice

Riff L
|-------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------8--------|
|------9--------10--7~-------9-----5--7--7~-|Gtr
|------7-----8------5~-------7-----5-----5~-|I&II
|-0-0-----0-------------0-0-----0-----------|
|-------------------------------------------|
  . .     .             . .     .

Play Riff L 8 times

Play Riff C twice
Play Riff D 4 times
Play Riff E once
Play Riff F once
Play Riff G 6 times(hold out last note)

Fill A
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|Gtr
|--------------------------------------|I&II
|-6------------------5-----------------|
|-4------------------3-----------------|

Play Fill A once

Riff M(acoustic)
|-6--------5--------6--------5-------|-------6--------6--------5--------5-|
|----3--------3--------3--------3----|----4--------4--------4--------4----|
|-------0--------0--------0--------0-|-3--------3--------3--------3-------|Gtr
|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|II
|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|

PLay Riff M 12 times

SOLO(Chuck Schuldiner)
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|Gtr
|-7h8p7~--------------7-----------------| I
|------------------------5-------5/---8-|
|---------------------------------------|

|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------7/-10~------|Gtr
|-7h8p7~------------------------------7h8p7~------------7/-10~--10~-| I
|---------------------5/---8~~--------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-------------------------------15~-15~~~~----------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-12------12------10-----------------------------------10~-----13~~~~-|Gtr
|-----13------13------15~--15~~----------------10~--------------------| I
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-20~~~~~~-----22~~~~~~-----23~~~~~~~~~------24~~~~~~~~~~-|
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|Gtr
|---------------------------------------------------------| I
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|

Let Riff M and the solo fade out.
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