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Nile - Cast Down The Heretic tab

Band:  Nile
Album: Annihilation of the Wicked
Song:  Cast Down The Heretic

.  - 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 Dropped A: A-E-A-D-F#-B

Please excuse any errors, this song is very hard to tab.

0:00 Riff 1  (the last note isnt played the last time)
                           x3
|-------------------------|-----------------|
|-------------------------|-----------------|
|-------------------------|----/-6---5---3--|
|-------------------------|----/-4---3---1--|
|-3-2-0-2-1-0-6-5-0-5-4-0-|--0-/-4---3---1--|
|-3-2-0-2-1-0-6-5-0-5-4-0-|--0--------------|


0:06  Riff 2 Left Guitar

|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|-131300-121200-121200-131300-121200-121200-16161616-15151515--|


0:08  Riff 2 Both


|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------10/12-13---|
|-------------------------------------------------------10/12-13---|
|-13131313-13131313-12121212-13131313-12121212-13131313------------|


|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-13131313-13131313-12121212-13131313-12121212-13131313-16161616-15151515--|


|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|----------------------------10/12-13--|
|-------------------1-0-1-0--10/12-13--|
|-13131313-13131313-1-0-1-0------------|
                    . . . .


0:13  Riff 3

|------------|---------------------------------|
|------------|---------------------------------|
|------------|---------------------------------|
|------------|-----------------------333-5-5~--|
|------------|-333333555666666555666-----------|
|-333333333..|---------------------------------|
|
|------------|---------------------------------|
|------------|---------------------------------|
|------------|-----------------------333-5-5~--|
|------------|-333333555666666555666-----------|
|------------|---------------------------------|
|-333333333..|---------------------------------|


0:21  Riff 4

|---------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------------10/12-13--|
|---------------------------------|----------1-0-1-0--10/12-13--|
|-1-1-1-1-0-0-1-1-0-0-1-1-4-4-3-3-|-1-1-1-1--1-0-1-0------------|
                                             . . . .

|---------------------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------------13-/--|
|---------------------------------|----------1-0-1-0--13-/--|
|-1-1-1-1-0-0-1-1-0-0-1-1-4-4-3-3-|-1-1-1-1--1-0-1-0--------|
                                             . . . .

0:28  Riff 3 Variation

|------------|------------------------------------|
|------------|------------------------------------|
|------------|------------------------------------|
|------------|-------------------------------ph---|
|------------|-333333555666666555666666--5-3-6~~--|
|-333333333..|------------------------------------|
|                                        . .
|------------|------------------------------------|
|------------|------------------------------------|
|------------|------------------------------------|
|------------|-333333555666666555666666--5-3-6~~--|
|------------|------------------------------------|
|-333333333..|------------------------------------|
                                         . .


0:36 Riff 2 Variation (Repeat twice, each time with a different ending)
Right Guitar
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-13131313-13131313-12121212-13131313-12121212-13131313-16161616-15151515--|


 Ending 1                                Ending 2
|---------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------10-12-13---|----------------------------13-/--|
|-------------------1-0-1-0--10-12-13---|-------------------1-0-1-0--13-/--|
|-13131313-13131313-1-0-1-0-------------|-13131313-12121212-1-0-1-0--------|
                    . . . .                           . . . .

0:36 Low Harmony
Left Guitar
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------------10/12-13--|
|---------------------------------|----------1-0-1-0--10/12-13--|
|-1-1-1-1-0-0-1-1-0-0-1-1-4-4-3-3-|-1-1-1-1--1-0-1-0------------|
                                             . . . .

|---------------------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------------13-/--|
|---------------------------------|----------1-0-1-0--13-/--|
|-1-1-1-1-0-0-1-1-0-0-1-1-4-4-3-3-|-1-1-1-1--1-0-1-0--------|


Riff 5 Pt 1 0:43

|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-16-15-13-0-13-12-10-0--|
|-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-16-15-13-0-13-12-10-0--|
  . . . . . . . .  . .  .  .  .  .  .  . .

|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-------------------------------13--|
|-------------------------------11--|
|-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-16-15-13-0-11--|
|-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-16-15-13-0-----|
  . . . . . . . .  . .  .  .  .

Pt 2
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-16-15-13-0-13-12-10-0--|
|-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-16-15-13-0-13-12-10-0--|
  . . . . . . . .  . .  .  .  .  .  .  . .

|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|---------------------13--14-----16--|
|---------------------11--12-----14--|
|-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0--11--12-----14--|
|-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-----------------|
  . . . . . . . .  .


Pt 3
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-16-15-13-0-13-12-10-0--|
|-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-16-15-13-0-13-12-10-0--|
  . . . . . . . .  . .  .  .  .  .  .  . .

|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------13-/--|
|-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-1-0--13-/--|
|-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-1-0--------|
  . . . . . . . .  . . .


0:58  Riff 3
1:06  Riff 5 Pt 1 + Pt 3
1:14  Riff 3 Variation
1:21  Riff 5 Pt 1 + Pt 3
1:28  Riff 1 x 2
1:40  Riff 2


1:48 Riff 6
  Left Guitar                                                    x2
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-6-6-6-6-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3--|
|
| Right Guitar
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------6-6-6-6-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3-|

[ Tab from: http://www.guitaretab.com/n/nile/114646.html ]
Riff 7: Both (tremolo picking)
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-12-11-----9-8-----6-5-----5~--|
|-------------------------------|
|-------9-6-----6-3-----3-2-----|
        . .     . .     . .


1:55  Riff 2 Variation
2:03  Riff 6


2:07 Riff 8
Riff 7: Both (tremolo picking)
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|---6-5-----9-8-----12-11-----11~--|
|----------------------------------|
|-------3-6-----6-9-------9-8------|
        . .     . .       . .


2:10  Riff 2 Variation
2:18  Riff 1 x 2

|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-13-0-12-0-12-0-13-0-12-0-12-0-16-0-15-0-|
   . .  . .  . .  . . .  . .  . .  . .  .


|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------13\12-|
|---------------------7-8--13\12-|
|-13-0-12-0-12-0-13---7-8--------|
   . .  . .  . .  . . . .


SOLO BACKING


|------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------------|-666666555------999999888-----666666555-----5~~~--|
|------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|-333333333..|-----------333------------666-----------333-------|


|--------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|-----------------7-8-|
|--------------------|-----------------5-6-|
|--------------------|-----------------5-6-|
|-111111-0-1-0-1-4-3-|-111111-0-1-0-1------|
         . . . . . .          . . . .

|--------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|-----------------0---|
|--------------------|-----------------1---|
|--------------------|-----------------1---|
|-111111-0-1-0-1-4-3-|-111111-0-1-0-1------|
         . . . . . .          . . . .

|------------|-------------------------------------------------------|
|------------|-------------------------------------------------------|
|------------|-------------------------------------------------------|
|------------|-666666555------999999888-----12121212111111-----11~~--|
|------------|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-333333333..|-----------333------------666----------------999-------|


|--------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|-----------------7-8-|
|--------------------|-----------------5-6-|
|--------------------|-----------------5-6-|
|-111111-0-1-0-1-4-3-|-111111-0-1-0-1------|
         . . . . . .          . . . .

|--------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|-----------------0---|
|--------------------|-----------------1---|
|--------------------|-----------------1---|
|-111111-0-1-0-1-4-3-|-111111-0-1-0-1------|
         . . . . . .          . . . .

3:09

|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|--------888777-------777666---------666555--------555444--|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|-555555--------444444--------333333--------222222---------|


                                              Ending I       Ending II
|-------------------------------------------|---------------|----------|
|-------------------------------------------|---------------|----------|
|-------------------------------------------|---------------|----8~----|
|--------333444-------666777---------999888-|---------------|----7~----|
|-------------------------------------------|---------------|----6~----|
|-111111--------444444--------777777--------|-555555-555555-|----------|


 x2
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------14-12-------------------|
|---------12-11---------4---3-----|
|-0-0-0-0-------6-6-6-6-4-0-3-0---|
  . . . .       . . . . . . . .


|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|--------777666-666555----------------------------------|
|-555555---------------777666--555555------------4-3-1--|
|-------------------------------------777666-666-4-3-1--|
                                                 . . .

 x2
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|-5---5/8----8\7---7-------------------------------|
|-3---3/6----6\5---5-------------------------------|
|---------------------000000-000000-000000-000000--|


|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|
|-5---5/12-----12--11-8--7--|
|-3---3/10-----10--9--6--5--|
|---------------------------|


 x3
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|-5---5/8----8\7---7-------------------------------|
|-3---3/6----6\5---5-------------------------------|
|---------------------000000-000000-000000-000000--|


|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|-7--7---7/12----12--11-8--8--|
|-5--5---5/10----10--9--6--6--|
|-----------------------------|


|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|-5---5/8----8\7---7-------------------------------|
|-3---3/6----6\5---5-------------------------------|
|---------------------000000-000000-000000-000000--|


4:02


|------------|------------------------------|
|------------|------------------------------|
|------------|-333355666666556666665533-6~--|
|------------|------------------------------|
|-111111111..|-111133444444334444443311-----|
|------------|------------------------------|

|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|--------888777-------777666---------666555--------555444--|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|-555555--------444444--------333333--------222222---------|

|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------8~--|
|--------333444-------666777---------999888---------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|-111111--------444444--------777777----------------|

 x2
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|---------14-12------------------|
|---------12-11---------4---3----|
|-0-0-0-0-------6-6-6-6-4-0-3-0--|
  . . . .       . . . . . . . .


|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------777666-666555----------------------------------------|
|-555555---------------777666--555555------------4---3---1----|
|-------------------------------------777666-666-4-0-3-0-1-0--|
                                                 . . . . . .

 x2
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|---------14-12------------------|
|---------12-11---------4---3----|
|-0-0-0-0-------6-6-6-6-4-0-3-0--|
  . . . .       . . . . . . . .


|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|--------777666-666555--------------------------------------|
|-555555---------------777666--555555------------4---3---1--|
|-------------------------------------777666-666-4---3---1--|

4:32 - Chorus
 x3                    then
|---------------------|-------------------|
|---------------------|-------------------|
|---------------------|-------------------|
|---------------------|---------------ph--|
|-0---5----br---br----|-0---5----br--4~~--|
|-0---5---3----2------|-0---5---3---------|
      .


 x2                    then
|---------------------|-------------------|
|---------------------|-------------------|   <
|---------------------|-------------------|      x3
|---------------------|--tremelo picking--|
|-0---5----br---br----|-------------------|   <
|-0---5---3----2------|-12--16--15--13----|
      .


5:07 - Riff 2 (Both)


5:18 - Harmonized
|------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------------|-666666555------999999888-----1212121111----11~~--|
|------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|-333333333..|-----------333------------666-----------999-------|


 x4
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|---------14-12------------------|
|---------12-11---------4---3----|
|-0-0-0-0-------6-6-6-6-4-0-3-0--|
  . . . .       . . . . . . . .

Riff 1 x 2
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