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Nile - Iv Ruins tab

Band:  Nile
Album: In Their Darkened Shrines
Song:  Ruins



.  - 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

Tunning: A E A D F# B


Riff A:

|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|-/5-----3--5--6--6/10--9~-|-~~~-5--/13--12--10h12p10-9-|
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|-/5-----------------------|----------------------------|

|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|-/5-----3--5--6--6/10--9--|-3--------------------------|
|--------------------------|-3--------------------------|
|-/5-----------------------|-3--------------------------|


Riff B:

|----------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------|---------------------|
|-10----9----6----3----|-5-------------------|
|-10----9----6----3----|-5-------------------|
|-10----9----6----3----|-5-------------------|

|----------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------|---------------------|
|-10----9----6---------|-3-------------------|
|-10----9----6---------|-3-------------------|
|-10----9----6---------|-3-------------------|

|----------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------|---------------------|
|-10----9----6----3----|-5-------------------|
|-10----9----6----3----|-5-------------------|
|-10----9----6----3----|-5-------------------|

|----------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------|---------------------|
|-10----9----6---5-5/9-|------------------\--|
|-10----9----6---5-5/9-|------------------\--|
|-10----9----6---5-5/9-|------------------\--|


Lead: This should match up with the bars of Riff's A and B (check
      the song structure below) but listen to the CD for timing.

|-------------|---------------|---------------|-------------|
|-/8~~~~~~~~~-|-~~~~~~~-6-8-9-|-8~~~~~-9~~~~~-|-~~~~~~~-\---|
|-------------|---------------|---------------|-------------|
|-------------|---------------|---------------|-------------|
|-------------|---------------|---------------|-------------|
|-------------|---------------|---------------|-------------|

                                                             grad
|-------------|--------------|-------------------|----------------|
|-/8~~~~~~~~~-|-~~~~~~~~~~~~-|-/8~~~-9~~~~-9/11~-|-~~---15bq------|
|-------------|--------------|-------------------|----------------|
|-------------|--------------|-------------------|----------------|
|-------------|--------------|-------------------|----------------|
|-------------|--------------|-------------------|----------------|


|---------------------|------------------|--------------------------|
|-r-~~~~-15-13-13h15~-|-~~~~-13-13-15h16-|-15~~~-/13-13-12-13-13-12-|
|---------------------|------------------|--------------------------|
|---------------------|------------------|--------------------------|
|---------------------|------------------|--------------------------|
|---------------------|------------------|--------------------------|


|------------------|---------------|-------------------|
|-9-9-8-6-6~~~-4-4\|-3~~~~~~~-8bh--|-8~~~~~~~~~-9-9/12-|
|------------------|---------------|-------------------|
|------------------|---------------|-------------------|
|------------------|---------------|-------------------|
|------------------|---------------|-------------------|

                                                            grad
|-------------------|--------------11/13-15-|-15~~~~~~~~~~-15bh-|
|-12\9-8~~~~--9-9-9/|12~~~~~-12/15----------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------|-------------------|


|---r-13h15-15~~~-13-13-11-11\|10~~~~----10-11-13-|
|-----------------------------|-------13----------|
|-----------------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------------|-------------------|


|-15-16-15-13-11-10-13-15-16-16/20-19-16\|15-15~~~~~-/15~~~~~-\-|
|----------------------------------------|----------------------|
|----------------------------------------|----------------------|
|----------------------------------------|----------------------|
|----------------------------------------|----------------------|
|----------------------------------------|----------------------|


|-10h11p10\8h10~~~-8~~~~-7~~~~-|-~-7-8-10/11-10-8-8h10p8-7-|
|------------------------------|---------------------------|
|------------------------------|---------------------------|
|------------------------------|---------------------------|
|------------------------------|---------------------------|
|------------------------------|---------------------------|


|-11-10-8-7-------7-8-8/11-10~-|
|-----------9-8-9--------------|
|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|


Outro: After the first 2 chords this is all played on a keyboard.  I
       like to keep the distortion on for this part but you could
       play it without if you wanted to.

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

|--------------------|---------------------|------------------------|
|--------------------|---------------------|------------------------|
|--------------------|---------------------|------------------------|
|--------------------|-3-------------------|-3/5--------------------|
|--------------------|---------------------|------------------------|
|--------------------|-3-------------------|-3/5--------------------|

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

|--------------------|--------------------|
|--------------------|--------------------|
|--------------------|--------------------|
|--------------------|----------------7\--|
|--------------------|--------------------|
|--------------------|----------------5\--|
|--------------------|--------------------|



Song Structure:

Riff A       x7
                _
Riff B           | PLay the Lead over this section
Riff A       x3 _|
                _
Riff B           | PLay the Lead over this section
Riff A       x3 _| also

Outro


Should all be there but it may help to listen to the CD when
learning the solo.  Any comments, suggestions or corrections
are welcome.


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