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Slayer - Postmortem tab

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POSTMORTEM
As recorded by Slayer
(From the 1986 Album REIGN IN BLOOD)

Transcribed by Fenian
	

Words and Music by Jeff Hanneman

Ab5
4 6 6 x x x

Gtr I (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Untitled'
Gtr II (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Untitled'

 Intro
  Q.=140
 12/8
  Gtrs I, II
       PM--|      PM     PM         PM--|      PM     PM
  Q.   E E E  E E E E  E E    E  Q  E E E  E E E E  E E
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|------------10s9---9s10---|-13s12--------10s9---9s10---|
|-9----------10s9---9s10---|-13s12--------10s9---9s10---|
|-7-----------8s7---7s=8---|-11s10---------8s7---7s=8---|
|-0----0-0-0------0------0-|--------0-0-0------0------0-|


         PM--|      PM     PM
   E  Q  E E E  E E E E  E E
|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|
|-13s12--------10s9---9s10-----|
|-13s12--------10s9---9s10-----|
|-11s10---------8s7---7s=8-----|
|--------0-0-0------0------0---|


                                 PM--|      PM     PM
  Q.   Q.   E E E E E E     Q.   E E E  E E E E  E E
|-----------------------||---------------------------|
|-----------------------||o--------------------------|
|-8----8----------------||-------------10s9---9s10---|
|-8----8----------------||-------------10s9---9s10---|
|-6----6----8-6---6-5---||o-------------8s7---7s=8---|
|---------------7-----7-||--0----0-0-0------0------0-|


         PM--|      PM     PM         PM--|      PM     PM
   E  Q  E E E  E E E E  E E    E  Q  E E E  E E E E  E E
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|-13s12--------10s9---9s10---|-13s12--------10s9---9s10---|
|-13s12--------10s9---9s10---|-13s12--------10s9---9s10---|
|-11s10---------8s7---7s=8---|-11s10---------8s7---7s=8---|
|--------0-0-0------0------0-|--------0-0-0------0------0-|


                         1.               2.
                         6/8             12/8
  Q.   Q.   E E E E E E   E E E E E E     E E E E E E E E E E E E
|-----------------------|--------------||-------------------------||
|-----------------------|-------------o||-------------------------||
|-8----8----------------|--------------||-------------------------||
|-8----8----------------|-3------------||-3-----------2-----------||
|-6----6----8-6---6-5---|---5-4-3-----o||---5-4-3-------4-3-2-----||
|---------------7-----7-|---------4-0--||---------4-0---------3-0-||


   Pre-Verse
    Q  E E E E E E E E E E   Q  E E E E E E E E E E
||-------------------------|------------------------|
||o------------------------|------------------------|
||-------------------------|------------------------|
||--2--3-------------------|-2--3-------------------|
||o-2--3-------------------|-2--3-------------------|
||--0--1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0--1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|


  Q  E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E
|------------------------|--------------------------||
|------------------------|-------------------------o||
|------------------------|--------------------------||
|-2--3-------------------|-2s3-3-3s6-6-6s5-5-5s3-3--||
|-2--3-------------------|-2s3-3-3s6-6-6s5-5-5s3-3-o||
|-0--1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0s1-1-1s4-4-4s3-3-3s1-1--||


 Verse
  Q  E E E E E E E E E E   Q  E E E E E E E E E E
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|-2--3-------------------|-2--3-------------------|
|-2--3-------------------|-2--3-------------------|
|-0--1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0--1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|


  Q  E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E
|------------------------|----------------------------|
|------------------------|----------------------------|
|------------------------|----------------------------|
|-2--3-------------------|-2s3-3-3s6-6-6s5-5-5s3-3----|
|-2--3-------------------|-2s3-3-3s6-6-6s5-5-5s3-3----|
|-0--1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0s1-1-1s4-4-4s3-3-3s1-1----|


  Q  E E E E E E E E E E   Q  E E E E E E E E E E
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|-2--3-------------------|-2--3-------------------|
|-2--3-------------------|-2--3-------------------|
|-0--1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0--1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|


  Q  E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E
|------------------------|----------------------------|
|------------------------|----------------------------|
|------------------------|----------------------------|
|-2--3-------------------|-2s3-3-3s6-6-6s5-5-5s3-3----|
|-2--3-------------------|-2s3-3-3s6-6-6s5-5-5s3-3----|
|-0--1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0s1-1-1s4-4-4s3-3-3s1-1----|


  PM-------------------------------------------------
  E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-6-6-6-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|


 -------------------------------------------------|
  E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-6-6-6-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----|


  PM-------------------------------------------------
  E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-6-6-6-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|


 -------------------------------|      PM--|
  E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E E Q.   E E E Q.
|-------------------------|------------------------||
|-------------------------|------------------------||
|-------------------------|------------------------||
|-------------------------|------------------------||
|-------------------------|-------9----------9-----||
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-6-6-6-|-7-7-7-7----7-7-7-7-----||


    Q  E E E E E E E E E E   Q  E E E E E E E E E E
||-------------------------|------------------------|
||o------------------------|------------------------|
||-------------------------|------------------------|
||--2--3-------------------|-2--3-------------------|
||o-2--3-------------------|-2--3-------------------|
||--0--1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0--1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|


  Q  E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E
|------------------------|----------------------------||
|------------------------|---------------------------o||
|------------------------|----------------------------||
|-2--3-------------------|-2s3-3-3s6-6-6s5-5-5s3-3----||
|-2--3-------------------|-2s3-3-3s6-6-6s5-5-5s3-3---o||
|-0--1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0s1-1-1s4-4-4s3-3-3s1-1----||


 Verse
  Q  E E E E E E E E E E   Q  E E E E E E E E E E
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|-2--3-------------------|-2--3-------------------|
|-2--3-------------------|-2--3-------------------|
|-0--1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0--1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|


  Q  E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E
|------------------------|----------------------------|
|------------------------|----------------------------|
|------------------------|----------------------------|
|-2--3-------------------|-3-----------2--------------|
|-2--3-------------------|---5-4-3-------4-3-2--------|
|-0--1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|---------4-0---------3-0----|


  Q  E E E E E E E E E E   Q  E E E E E E E E E E
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|-2--3-------------------|-2--3-------------------|
|-2--3-------------------|-2--3-------------------|
|-0--1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0--1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|


  Q  E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E
|------------------------|----------------------------|
|------------------------|----------------------------|
|------------------------|----------------------------|
|-2--3-------------------|-3-----------2--------------|
|-2--3-------------------|---5-4-3-------4-3-2--------|
|-0--1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|---------4-0---------3-0----|


  PM-------------------------------------------------
  E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-6-6-6-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|


 -------------------------------------------------|
  E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-6-6-6-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----|


  PM----------------------------------------------|
  E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-6-6-6-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|


       PM--|             PM--------|
  Q.   E E E Q.   Q.     E E E E E E E E E Q.
|----------------------|-------------------------||
|----------------------|-------------------------||
|----------------------|-------------------------||
|----------------------|-------------------------||
|-6----------5----8----|-------------9-9-9-9-----||
|-4----4-4-4-3----6----|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----||


       PM--|      PM     PM         PM--|      PM     PM
  Q.   E E E  E E E E  E E    E  Q  E E E  E E E E  E E
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|------------10s9---9s10---|-13s12--------10s9---9s10---|
|------------10s9---9s10---|-13s12--------10s9---9s10---|
|-------------8s7---7s=8---|-11s10---------8s7---7s=8---|
|-0----0-0-0------0------0-|--------0-0-0------0------0-|


         PM--|      PM     PM
   E  Q  E E E  E E E E  E E   Q.   Q.   E E E E E E
|----------------------------|--------------------------||
|----------------------------|--------------------------||
|-13s12--------10s9---9s10---|-8----8-------------------||
|-13s12--------10s9---9s10---|-8----8-------------------||
|-11s10---------8s7---7s=8---|-6----6----8-6---6-5------||
|--------0-0-0------0------0-|---------------7-----7----||


         PM--|      PM     PM
    Q.   E E E  E E E E  E E
||---------------------------|
||o--------------------------|
||-------------10s9---9s10---|
||-------------10s9---9s10---|
||o-------------8s7---7s=8---|
||--0----0-0-0------0------0-|


         PM--|      PM     PM         PM--|      PM     PM
   E  Q  E E E  E E E E  E E    E  Q  E E E  E E E E  E E
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|-13s12--------10s9---9s10---|-13s12--------10s9---9s10---|
|-13s12--------10s9---9s10---|-13s12--------10s9---9s10---|
|-11s10---------8s7---7s=8---|-11s10---------8s7---7s=8---|
|--------0-0-0------0------0-|--------0-0-0------0------0-|


                         1.               2.
                         6/8             12/8
  Q.   Q.   E E E E E E   E E E E E E     E E E E E E E E E E E E
|-----------------------|--------------||-------------------------||
|-----------------------|-------------o||-------------------------||
|-8----8----------------|--------------||-------------------------||
|-8----8----------------|-3------------||-3-----------2-----------||
|-6----6----8-6---6-5---|---5-4-3-----o||---5-4-3-------4-3-2-----||
|---------------7-----7-|---------4-3--||---------4-3---------3-2-||


   Interlude
    Q=164
   4/4
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
||------------------|------------------||
||o-----------------|-----------------o||
||------------------|------------------||
||------------------|-------------7-6--||
||o---8-7-6-----7-6-|---8-7-6-4-3-----o||
||--0-------5-4-----|-0----------------||


    E  E E E E E E E   E  E E E E E E E
||-------------------|-------------------||
||o------------------|------------------o||
||-------------------|--------------9-8--||
||----10-9-8-----9-8-|---10-9-8-6-5-7-6--||
||o----8-7-6-7-6-7-6-|----8-7-6-4-3-----o||
||--0--------5-4-----|-0-----------------||


    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
||------------------|------------------||
||o-----------------|-----------------o||
||------------------|------------------||
||------------------|-------------7-6--||
||o---8-7-6-----7-6-|---8-7-6-4-3-----o||
||--0-------5-4-----|-0----------------||


    E  E E E E E E E   E  E E E E E E E  4x
||-------------------|-------------------||
||o------------------|------------------o||
||-------------------|--------------9-8--||
||----10-9-8-----9-8-|---10-9-8-6-5-7-6--||
||o----8-7-6-7-6-7-6-|----8-7-6-4-3-----o||
||--0--------5-4-----|-0-----------------||


  H.=H
  Ab5
  Gtr II
  W           +W            +W
  |            |             |
  /            /             /

  Gtr I
       TP      TP
  H    H       H.      Q    +W
|-----------|-------------:--------||
|-----------|-------------:--------||
|-----------|-------------:--------||
|-6---------|-------------:--------||
|-6----6----|--6-------6--:-(6)----||
|-4----4----|--4-------4--:-(4)----||


 Interlude 2
  Q=240
  Ab5
  Gtr II
  Q     Q     H             W
  |
  /

  Gtr I
  E S S S S E E S S S S E   E S S S S E E E S S S S
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-2-2-2-2-2-2-|


  W                         Q     H.
                                  |
                                  x

  E S S S S E E S S S S E   E S S S  S E E S S S S E
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-6-6-6-6--6-6-7-7-7-7-7-7-|


  Gtrs I, II
  E S S S S E E S S S S E   E S S S S E E E S S S S
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-2-2-2-2-2-2-|


  E S S S S E E S S S S E   E S S S S E E S S S S E
|-------------------------|----------------------------||
|-------------------------|----------------------------||
|-------------------------|----------------------------||
|-------------------------|----------------------------||
|-------------------------|----------------------------||
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-7-7-7-7-7-7----||


   Out-Verse 1 & 2
    E S S S S E E S S S S E   E S S S S E E E S S S S
||--------------------------|-------------------------|
||o-------------------------|-------------------------|
||--------------------------|-------------------------|
||--------------------------|-------------------------|
||o-------------------------|-------------------------|
||--4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-2-2-2-2-2-2-|


  E S S S S E E S S S S E   E S S S S E E S S S S E
|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-7-7-7-7-7-7---|


  E S S S S E E S S S S E   E S S S S E E E S S S S
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-2-2-2-2-2-2-|


                           1.
  E S S S S E E S S S S E   E S S S S E E S S S S E
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-7-7-7-7-7-7----|


  E S S S S E E S S S S E   E S S S S E E S S S S E
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------5-5-5-5-5-5-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-------------|-------------------------|


  E S S S S E E S S S S E   E S S S S E E S S S S E
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6-6-6-|


  E S S S S E E S S S S E   E S S S S E E S S S S E
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------5-5-5-5-5-5-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-------------|-------------------------|


  E S S S S E E S S S S E   E S S S S E E S S S S E
|-------------------------|-----------------------------||
|-------------------------|----------------------------o||
|-------------------------|-----------------------------||
|-------------------------|-----------------------------||
|-------------------------|----------------------------o||
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6-6-6-----||


  2.
 7/8              4/4
  Q  Q  Q   E      E S S S S E E S S S S E
|--------------||--------------------------|
|--------------||o-------------------------|
|--------------||--------------------------|
|--------------||--------------------------|
|-9------------||o-------------5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|-7--------11\-||--2-2-2-2-2-2-------------|


  E S S S S E E S S S S E   E S S S S E E S S S S E
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3-3-3-|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-3--|


  1.                         2.            H.=H
  E S S S S E E S S S S E     H    H       W          +W           W
|--------------------------||-----------||----------|------------|------*|
|-------------------------o||-----------||----------|------------|------*|
|--------------------------||-----------||----------|------------|------*|
|--------------------------||-----------||----------|------------|------*|
|-------------------------o||-9----8----||-2--------|-(2)--------|------*|
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6-6-6--||-7----6----||-0--------|-(0)--------|------*|



Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
 - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <> - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths

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