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Nile - Annihilation Of The Wicked tab

Band:  Nile 
Album:  Annihilation Of The Wicked 
Song:  Annihilation Of The Wicked 



Special Thanks goes to Rob T. for helping me out 
with Riff 10 (third bar) Riff 11 (Second Bar). 


.  - 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 
<> - Trill 
tr[...] -Tremolo picking (see also- " ) 

Tuning A E A D F# B 

Notes: This is just how I play it, my own interpretation so dont 
expect it to be 100% accurate :) 
Listen to CD for timing (tab spacing is often impreicse) 

Riff A: 
|------------------------------------------------------------| 
|------------------------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------------7h8p7-----| 
|------------------------------------9h10p9-------------8888-| 
|---------------------------4h5p4----------10101010----------| 
|-44330000-44331111-7766443------7777------------------------| 
  ........ ........ ,,,,,,,      ,,,, 

|-------------------------------| 
|--888---/88-7~~----/888---8~~--| 
|--777---/77-6~~----/777---7~~--| 
|--xxx----xx-x------/xxx---x----| 
|--555-5-/55-4~~----/555-5-5~~--| 
|-------------------------------| 

Lead A1: 
|----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|------14b~~~-------------14b~~~---------------------------------| 
|-12~~---------------12~~-------/12~/14~/15~/14~/18~/17~/15~/14~-| 
|----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|--------------b12r----------------------------------------------| 

Lead A2: 
|---------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------| 
|------14b~~~-------------14b~~~--------------------------| 
|-12~~---------------12~~-------12"14"15"14"18"17"14"12"--| 
|---------------------------------------------------------| 
|--------------b12r---------------------------------------| 

|---------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------| 
|------14b~~~-------------14b~~~14"16"17"16"20"19"16"14"--| 
|-12~~---------------12~~-------12"14"15"14"18"17"14"12"--| 
|---------------------------------------------------------| 
|--------------b12r---------------------------------------| 

Riff B: 
|----------------------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------------------| 
|-000-000-000-000-000-000-5b~-000-000-000-000-000-000-1/3~-| 
|-000-000-000-000-000-000-5b~-000-000-000-000-000-000-1/3~-| 
  ... ... ... ... ... ...     ... ... ... ... ... ... 
|--------------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------------| 
|-000-000-000-000-000-000-5b~-000-000-000-000-000--| 
|-000-000-000-000-000-000-5b~-000-000-000-000-000--| 
  ... ... ... ... ... ...     ... ... ... ... ... 
|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------| 
|-12"-14"-15"-14"-18"-17"-15"-12"-| 

Riff C: 
|-------------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------/6~-| 
|---------------------------------------------------/4~-| 
|-------5ph----5ph-------------------5ph-----5ph----/4~-| 
|-43100-----431-----0-44330000-43100-----431-----00-/4~-| 
  ,,,,,     ,,,     . ,,,,,,,, ,,,,,     ,,,     .. 

Riff D1: 
|-----------------------------|--------------------------| 
|-/8--9-8~-\--9-8-6--8-9-11~~-|-/8--9-8~-\--/8-7~--------| 
|-/7--8-7~-\--8-7-5--7-8-10~~-|-/7--8-7~-\--/7-6~-8qbr~--| 
|-----------------------------|-------------------8qbr~--| 
|-/5--6-5~-\--6-5-3--5-6-8-~~-|-/5--6-5~-\---------------| 
|-----------------------------|--------------------------| 
Riff D2: 
|-----------------------------|-------------| 
|-/8--9-8~-\--9-8-6--8-9-11~~-|-/8--9-8~-\--| 
|-/7--8-7~-\--8-7-5--7-8-10~~-|-/7--8-7~-\--| 
|-----------------------------|-------------| 
|-/5--6-5~-\--6-5-3--5-6-8-~~-|-/5--6-5~-\--| 
|-----------------------------|-------------| 
                   _______________________________________________ 
Riff E:           |1.                     |2. 
|-----------------|-----------------------|-----------------------| 
|-----------------|-----------------------|-----------------------| 
|-----------------|-----------------------|----------/7--/8-------| 
|-----------------|----------------3ph----|-----------------------| 
|-----------------|--------5h6p6------4ph-|----------/5--/6-------| 
|-0-1-0-1-4-3-0-1-|-0-1-0-1-----8-7-------|-0-1-04\3---0"---(5ph)-| 
  tr.......................                 tr..... 

Riff F: 
|------------------------------|-----------------------------------| 
|------------------------------|---------------16b-(17)-r16b-r16~~-| 
|------------------------------|-------------13----(13)------------| 
|----------------5b-(6)-r5b----|-----------------------------------| 
|-0h1-4-3-4-1--3----(3)-----3~-|-0h1-4-3-4-1-----------------------| 
|-0h1-4-3-4-1------------------|-0h1-4-3-4-1-----------------------| 
    . . . . .                      . . . . . 
(Listen to CD for correct bending technique. The lower ghosted notes 
are picked delicately, with the upper ghosted notes being the prev. 
bent notes still ringing.) 

Riff G: 
|---------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------| 
|-7-8-------------------------------------7-8-| 
|---------------------8-7---------------------| 
|-5-6-000-000-000-000-6-5-8~-2h45-0-45-7--5-6-| 
|-----000-000-000-000-----8~-2h45-0-45-7------| 
      ... ... ... ...        , ,, . ,, 

Riff H1: 
|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------| 
|-000-000-000-000-000-000-000-000-| 
|-000-000-000-000-000-000-000-000-| 
  ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 

Riff H2: 
|-----------------| 
|-----------------| 
|-----------------| 
|-----------------| 
|-000-000-000-000-| 
|-000-000-000-000-| 
  ... ... ... ... 

Fill A: 
|-----------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------| 
|-0---------------------------------------| 
|-0---------------------------------------| 
|-0--[let ring]---------------------------| 
|                                         | 
|-----------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------| 
|--5fb~~~~~~r-5~~-4-5~--1~-0--------------| 
|----------------------------/8~~~-8hb~~~-| 
|-----------------------------------------| 
   tr........                      tr.... 

Riff I: 
|----------------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------------| 
|-/12-------------/10~-9~----------------6~-/12------| 
|-/12---0-0-12p11--------10~-6\5-2-7\6-0-6~-/12---00-| 
|-/12-.-0-0-12p11-0---------06\5-2-7\6-0-6~-/12-.-00-| 
        . .       .         . 
|-----------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------9h10p9----| 
|-----------------------------------88-77---------10~-| 
|---------------------1010-99------------88-----------| 
|-66-55----99-88--------------1010--------------------| 
|-------88-------1111---------------------------------| 
  ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, , ,  , ,  ,, , ,   ,, ,,,, 

|------------------------------| 
|-------------------/8~-9~-9~--| 
|-------------------/7~-8~-8~--| 
|-/12--------------------------| 
|-/12---0-0-12p11---/5~-6~(6)--| 
|-/12-.-0-0-12p11-0------------| 

Riff J: 
(5:03) 
|----------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------| 
|-0---8fb~~~~r--0-9br9~\8br8~\4br4~/5\1/4~~----| 
|-0-------------0------------------------------| 
      tr...... 
|----------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------88775555-| 
|-000110001144331111665533331010997777---------| 
  tr.......................................... 

(Lower notes played by Second Guitar. Just play the high 
notes, as these are prominent. And thats a full bend up to 
twelfth fret, then released at the 11th fret pitch, then back 
down to tenth pitch.[Lower notes]) 
(5:22) 
||------------------------------------------------| 
||------------------------------------------------| 
||o----------------9b--(10)r--9~~-----------------| 
||o------------------------------10~~9~-9h10~9~6\-| 
||-0--8fb~~~~r--0-10fbr(11)r-11~~10~~9~-9~~--9~---| 
||-0------------0---------------------------------| 
      tr...... 
|-----------------------------------------------|| 
|-----------------------------------------------|| 
|----------------------------------------------o|| 
|----------------------------------------------o|| 
|-------------------------------------88775555--|| 
|-000110001144331111665533331010997777----------|| 
  tr.......................................... 


Riff K: 
(5:52) 
Notes: Pay attention to the palm muting. 
|------------------------| 
|------------------------| 
|------------------------| 
|-9910109988----889988---| 
|-----------1010------99-| 
|------------------------| 
  ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, 
 ________________________ 
|1,3 
|------------------------| 
|------------------------| 
|------------------------| 
|------------------------| 
|-5544-------------------| 
|-----8877-0044776603366-| 
  ........ ............. 
 __________________________________ 
|2,4 
|----------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------| 
|-5544-----------------------------| 
|-----8877-00447766033665500440000-| 
  ........ ....................... 

Riff L: 
|-------------------------------------|----------------| 
|---------------------9-8-------------|-[Play Riff H1]-| 
|-7-8---------------------8------7-8--|----------------| 
|---------------------8-7-------------|----------------| 
|-5-6-000-000-000-000-----8---8~-5-6--|----------------| 
|-----000-000-000-000-----------------|----------------| 

Riff M: 
|-----------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------| 
|-/5--------------------------8ph~--| 
|-/5-6-5-0-1-0-0--0-6-5-0-5-6-------| 
|-/5-6-5-0-1-0-0--0-6-5-0-5-6-------| 
         . . . .  , , , , , , 

|-------------------------| 
|----------------/9-8-----| 
|---------------------8~--| 
|-/5-------------/8-7-----| 
|-/5-6-5-0-1-0--------8~--| 
|-/5-6-5-0-1-0------------| 
         . . . 
Riff N: 
|------------------------------------------------------------| 
|------------------------------------------------------------| 
|------------------------------------------------------------| 
|------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-000-000-000-000-000-000-5b~-000-000-000-000-000-000-0h1/3~-| 
|-000-000-000-000-000-000-5b~-000-000-000-000-000-000-0h1/3~-| 
  ... ... ... ... ... ...     ... ... ... ... ... ... 
|--------------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------------| 
|-000-000-000-000-000-000-5b~-000-000-000-000-000--| 
|-000-000-000-000-000-000-5b~-000-000-000-000-000--| 
  ... ... ... ... ... ...     ... ... ... ... ... 
|-------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------| 
|-12"-14"-15"-14"-12"-18"-17"-15"-13"-| 

Lead A3: 
|------------------------------------------------------------| 
|------------------------------------------------------------| 
|------14b~~~-------------14b~~~-----------------------------| 
|-12~~---------------12~~-------12"14"15"14"12"18"17"15"13"--| 
|------------------------------------------------------------| 
|------------------------------------------------------------| 
Lead A4: 
|------------------------------------------------------------| 
|------------------------------------------------------------| 
|------14b~~~-------------14b~~~14"16"17"16"14"20"18"16"14"--| 
|-12~~---------------12~~-------12"14"15"14"12"18"17"15"13"--| 
|------------------------------------------------------------| 
|------------------------------------------------------------| 

Outro: 
|--------------------------------------------------| 
|---/13-13-12~-12-12\9~-9-9\8~-8-8-----------------| 
|----------------------------------/9~-8-9~~~~~~~--| 
|--------------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------------| 
|                                                  | 
|--------------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------------| 
|-0-[Let Ring]-------------------------------------| 
|-0------------------------------------------5p0~~-| 
|-0------------------------------------------5p0~~-| 

Song Structure: 

Riff A 
Lead A1(x2) 
Lead A2 +Riff B (x2) 
Riff C (x4) 
Riff D (x4) 
Riff E 
Riff D1 
Riff D2 
Riff F (x4) 
Riff G 
Riff H1 
Riff G 
Riff H2 
Riff F (x3) 
Fill A 
Riff I (x3) 
Riff J 
Riff K (x4) 
Riff L (x2) 
Riff M (x2) 
Riff N 
Riff N + Lead A3 
Riff N + Lead A4 
Riff N + Lead A3 
Riff N + Lead A4 
Outro 

END
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