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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





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


0:06  Riff 2 Left Guitar

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


0:08  Riff 2 Both

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------10-12-13--------------------------|
|-------------------------------------10-12-13--------------------------|
|-13-13-13-13-12-12-13-13-12-12-13-13-----------------------------------|








|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-13-13-13-13-12-12-13-13-12-12-13-13-16-16-15-15-----------------------|




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




0:13  Riff 3

|------------|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------|---------------------3333-5~--------------------------|
|------------|-33335566666655556666---------------------------------|
|-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------------------|
|------------|---------------------33335555-----6~------------------|
|------------|-33335566666655556666---------6-3---------------------|
|-333333333..|------------------------------------------------------|
                                            . .




0:36 Riff 2 Variation (Repeat twice, each time with a different ending)
Right Guitar
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-13-13-13-13-12-12-13-13-12-12-13-13-16-16-15-15-------------------------|



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


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-|



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

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


|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------13----------------------------------------------|
|---------------------1-0--13----------------------------------------------|
|-13-0-12-0-12-0-13---1-0--------------------------------------------------|
   . .  . .  . .  . . . .



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

End.
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