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Slayer - Deaths Head tab

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DEATH'S HEAD
As recorded by Slayer
(From the 1998 Album DIABOLUS IN MUSICA)

Transcribed by Cherry Lane
	

Words and Music by Jeff Hanneman

E5
0 2 x x x x
	
F#5
2 4 x x x x
	
F5
1 3 x x x x
	
G5
3 5 x x x x

A5
5 7 x x x x
	
G#5
4 6 x x x x

Gtr I (C# F# B E G# C#) - 'Hanneman'
Gtr II (C# F# B E G# C#) - 'King'
Gtr III (C# F# B E G# C#) - 'Guitar 3'

   Intro
    Moderately Fast Rock Q=148
   4/4                                       3/4
    Gtrs I, II
    PM-----------|        PM----------------------------------|
    S S E Q  S S E Q      S S E Q  S S E Q    S S E S S E S S E
||---------------------||-------------------|--------------------||
||o-------------------o||-------------------|--------------------||
||---------------------||-------------------|--------------------||
||---------------------||-------------------|--------------------||
||o-------------------o||-------------------|--------------------||
||--0-0-0----0-0-0-----||-0-0-0----0-0-0----|-3-2-0-3-2-0-3-2-0--||


   1st & 2nd Verses
   4/4
    E E E E E E E E   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-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
||o---5-8-7---5-8-7-|---5-8-7---5-8-7-|---5-8-7---5-8-7-|---5-8-7---5-8-7--|
||--0-3-6-5-0-3-6-5-|-0-3-6-5-0-3-6-5-|-0-3-6-5-0-3-6-5-|-0-3-6-5-0-3-6-5--|


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


 Chorus
  W          H    H      W          H    Q  E E
|----------|-----------|----------|-------------|
|----------|-----------|----------|-------------|
|----------|-----------|----------|-------------|
|----------|-----------|----------|-------------|
|-2--------|-3----2----|-3--------|-5----6--6-5-|
|-0--------|-----------|-1--------|-3----4--4-3-|


                                   1.
                                         PM--------|
  W          H    H      W          H    S S E S S E
|----------|-----------|----------|---------------------||
|----------|-----------|----------|--------------------o||
|----------|-----------|----------|---------------------||
|----------|-----------|----------|---------------------||
|-2--------|-3----2----|-3--------|-5------------------o||
|-0--------|-----------|-1--------|-3----3-2-0-3-2-0----||


                     Interlude I
  2.
                      E5
                      Gtr I
  W                    W
                       |
                       /

                      Gtr II
       PM--------|          ~~~~~~
  H    S S E S S E     Q  E E +Q   E  E
|------------------||-------------------|
|------------------||-------------------|
|------------------||-------------------|
|------------------||-------------------|
|-5----------------||-/9--9-8-(8)----10-|
|-3----3-2-0-3-2-0-||--------------0----|


  +W                     +W
   |                      |
   /                      /

           ~~~~~~               ~~~~~~
   E S S E E +Q   E  E    E E E E +Q   E  E
|----------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------|---------------------|
|--9-9-9-9-8-(8)----10-|--9-9-9-8-(8)----10--|
|-----------------0----|---------------0-----|


  +W                     +W                   +W
   |                      |                    |
   /                      /                    /

          ~~~~~~~               ~~~~~~               ~~~~~~
   E E E  E  +Q   E  E    E E E E +Q   E  E    E E E E +Q   E  E
|----------------------|--------------------|--------------------|
|----------------------|--------------------|--------------------|
|----------------------|--------------------|--------------------|
|----------------------|--------------------|--------------------|
|--9-9-9-[8]-(8)----10-|--9-9-9-8-(8)----10-|--9-9-9-8-(8)----10-|
|-----------------0----|---------------0----|---------------0----|


  +W                     +H.                     Q
   |                      |                      |
   /                      /                      x

  Gtr II
           ~~~~~~
   E S S E E +Q   E  E    E   S S E  E  +E. +S   Q
|----------------------|-----------------------------||
|----------------------|-----------------------------||
|----------------------|-----------------------------||
|----------------------|-----------------------------||
|--9-9-9-9-8-(8)----10-|--9---9-9-9-[8]-(8)-(8)/-----||
|-----------------0----|-------------------------x\--||
|
| Gtr III
|  W                      H.                     Q
|----------------------|-(3)/------------------------||
|----------------------|-(3)/------------------------||
|----------------------|-----------------------------||
|----------------------|-----------------------------||
|----------------------|-----------------------------||
|----------------------|-------------------------x\--||


   3rd Verse
    Gtrs I, II
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E  4x
||------------------|------------------||
||o-----------------|-----------------o||
||------------------|------------------||
||------------------|------------------||
||o---5-8-7---5-8-7-|---5-8-7---5-8-7-o||
||--0-3-6-5-0-3-6-5-|-0-3-6-5-0-3-6-5--||


 Solo
  F#5     F5    E5G5  F#5         F5    E5G5
  Gtr II
   E  E E E +Q  E E     E   S S E E +Q  E E
   |  | | |  |  | |     |   | | | |  |  | |
   /  / / /  /  / /     /   / / / /  /  / /

  Gtr I
                        /
   ~~~
   W                   +W
|-------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------|
|-<3>---------------|-(<3>)-----------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------|


  F#5       F5    E5G5  F#5         F5    E5    G5
    E   E E E +Q  E E     E   S S E E +Q  E     E
    |   | | |  |  | |     |   | | | |  |  |     |
    /   / / /  /  / /     /   / / / /  /  /     /

   +W                    +H.              S  E.
|---------------------|----------------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------19-----|
|---------------------|----------------------------|
|-(<3>)---------------|-(<3>)----------------------|
|---------------------|----------------------------|
|---------------------|----------------------------|


  F#5      F5       E5 G5  F#5          F5         E5G5
   E   E E   E  +Q   E E    E    S S  E E +Q       E E
   |   | |   |   |   | |    |    | |  | |  |       | |
   /   / /   /   /   / /    /    / /  / /  /       / /

   \2/       /              \0.5              \5.5
   Q.       +E   Q   Q      Q         Q    E  Q.
|---------------17--17---|-17--------17---17-----------|
|-19-------(19)-19--19---|-19--------19---19-19--------|
|------------------------|-----------------------------|
|------------------------|-----------------------------|
|------------------------|-----------------------------|
|------------------------|-----------------------------|


  F#5                         F5         E5    G5    F#5       F5    E5G5
   E     E            E         E   +Q   E      E     E  S S E E +Q  E E
   |     |            |         |    |   |      |     |  | | | |  |  | |
   /     /            /         /    /   /      /     /  / / / /  /  / /

   \1/   /0.5____|    \1   /             \0.5_________\2
                                ~~~~~~~~
   E    +S      +S   +S   +S   +E   +Q   E     +E     W
|--------------------------------------------------|-15------------------||
|-19---(19)----(19)-(19)-(19)-(19)-(19)------------|-17------------------||
|----------------------------------------0-----(0)-|---------------------||
|--------------------------------------------------|---------------------||
|--------------------------------------------------|---------------------||
|--------------------------------------------------|---------------------||


   Interlude II
    G5
    Gtrs I, II
    E E   Q    H          W                     W
    |
    /

    Gtr III
    E S S E E +E  E E E   E S S E E +E  E E E   E S S E E +E  E E E
||----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
||o---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
||----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
||----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
||o---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
||--3-3-3-3-2-(2)-2-0-4-|-3-3-3-3-2-(2)-2-0-4-|-3-3-3-3-2-(2)-2-0-4-|


  1.                     2.
  W                       H          Q    Q
                                          |
                                          x

  E S S E E +E  E E E     E S S E E +E  E E E
|----------------------||---------------------||
|---------------------o||---------------------||
|----------------------||---------------------||
|----------------------||---------------------||
|---------------------o||---------------------||
|-3-3-3-3-2-(2)-2-0-4--||-3-3-3-3-2-(2)-2-0-4-||


   4th Verse
    Gtrs I, II
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E  4x W
||------------------|------------------||------||
||o-----------------|-----------------o||------||
||------------------|------------------||------||
||------------------|------------------||------||
||o---5-8-7---5-8-7-|---5-8-7---5-8-7-o||------||
||--0-3-6-5-0-3-6-5-|-0-3-6-5-0-3-6-5--||------||


  Slower Q=112(8=s8)
  Gtr III
          <
  H    Q  Q    +W              +W           +H.      Q
|------------|---------------|------------|-------------||
|------------|---------------|------------|-------------||
|------------|---------------|------------|-------------||
|------------|---------------|------------|-------------||
|---------0--|-(0)-----------|-(0)--------|-(0)---------||
|---------0--|-(0)-----------|-(0)--------|-(0)------x\-||
|
| Gtr I
| W             H     Q  E E   +W           +H.      Q
|------------|---------------|------------|-------------||
|------------|-------------x-|-(x)--------|-(x)---------||
|------------|-----------x---|------------|-------------||
|------------|---------------|------------|-------------||
|------------|---------------|------------|-------------||
|------------|---------------|------------|----------x\-||


 Bridge
  Gtrs I, II
                                  PM--------|
  |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
  E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------6-6-6-5-5-5-------|-------------------4-4-4-|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-6-6-6-|-5-5-5-2-2-2-3-3-3-2-2-2-|
|-2-2-2-------------4-4-4-|-3-3-3-0-0-0-1-1-1-------|


                                        PM----|
  |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
  E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------6-6-6-5-5-5-6-6-6-|-------4-4-4-------------|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-4-4-4-|-6-6-6-2-2-2---2S4---5-4-|
|-2-2-2-------------------|-4-4-4-------3-----6-----|


                                  PM--------|
  |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
  E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------6-6-6-5-5-5-------|-------------------4-4-4-|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-6-6-6-|-5-5-5-2-2-2-3-3-3-2-2-2-|
|-2-2-2-------------4-4-4-|-3-3-3-0-0-0-1-1-1-------|


                                          PM|    PM|
  |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|  |-3-|
  E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E  E E E
|-------------------------|--------------------------||
|-------------------------|--------------------------||
|-------------------------|--------------------------||
|-------6-6-6-5-5-5-6-6-6-|-------4-4-4--------------||
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-4-4-4-|-6-6-6-2-2-2-3------6-----||
|-2-2-2-------------------|-4-4-4---------2-2/---5-4-||


  Gtr III
          <
  H    Q  Q    +W              +W           +H.      Q
|------------|---------------|------------|-------------||
|------------|---------------|------------|-------------||
|------------|---------------|------------|-------------||
|------------|---------------|------------|-------------||
|---------0--|-(0)-----------|-(0)--------|-(0)---------||
|---------0--|-(0)-----------|-(0)--------|-(0)------x\-||
|
| Gtr I
| W             H     Q  E E   +W           +H.      Q
|------------|---------------|------------|-------------||
|------------|-------------x-|-(x)--------|-(x)---------||
|------------|-----------x---|------------|-------------||
|------------|---------------|------------|-------------||
|------------|---------------|------------|-------------||
|------------|---------------|------------|----------x\-||


  Gtrs I, II
                                  PM--------|
  |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
  E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------6-6-6-5-5-5-------|-------------------4-4-4-|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-6-6-6-|-5-5-5-2-2-2-3-3-3-2-2-2-|
|-2-2-2-------------4-4-4-|-3-3-3-0-0-0-1-1-1-------|


                                          PM|   PM|
  |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
  E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------6-6-6-5-5-5-6-6-6-|-------4-4-4-------------|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-4-4-4-|-6-6-6-2-2-2-3-----4-----|
|-2-2-2-------------------|-4-4-4---------3-3---6-6-|


                                  PM--------|
  |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
  E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------6-6-6-5-5-5-------|-------------------4-4-4-|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-6-6-6-|-5-5-5-2-2-2-3-3-3-2-2-2-|
|-2-2-2-------------4-4-4-|-3-3-3-0-0-0-1-1-1-------|


                                          PM|    PM|
  |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|  |-3-|
  E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E  E E E
|-------------------------|--------------------------||
|-------------------------|--------------------------||
|-------------------------|--------------------------||
|-------6-6-6-5-5-5-6-6-6-|-------4-4-4--------------||
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-4-4-4-|-6-6-6-2-2-2-3------6-----||
|-2-2-2-------------------|-4-4-4---------2-2/---5-4-||


    Gtr II
    |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|     |-3-| |-3-| |-3--| |-3--|
    E E E E E E E E E E E E  4x E E E E E E E  E E E  E E
||---------------------------||---------------------------||
||o-------------------------o||---------------------------||
||---------------------------||---------------------------||
||--------6-6-6-5-5-5--------||-------6-6-6-5--5-5--------||
||o-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-7-6-7-o||-4-4-4-4-4-4-3--3-3-7--6-7-||
||--2-2-2-------------5-4-5--||-2-2-2--------------5--4-5-||
|
|   Gtrs I, III
|                     |-3-|
|   H           Q     E E E  4x Q     Q     Q      Q
||---------------------------||---------------------------||
||o-------------------------o||---------------------------||
||---------------------------||---------------------------||
||---------------------------||---------------------------||
||o-------------------7-6-7-o||---------------------------||
||--------------------5-4-5--||-xs====xs====x\-----x\-----||


 Outro
  Gtrs I, II
     PM|      PM--|      PM--|    PM--|
     |-3-|    |-3-|      |-3-|    |-3-|
  Q  E E E Q  E E E   Q  E E E Q  E E E
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|--------4-3--------|-------------------|
|-2--0-2------0-2S6-|-5--0-2-3-2--3-5-6-|


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


     PM|      PM--|      PM--|    PM--|
     |-3-|    |-3-|      |-3-|    |-3-|
  Q  E E E Q  E E E   Q  E E E Q  E E E
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|--------4-3--------|-------------------|
|-2--0-2------0-2S6-|-5--0-2-3-2--3-5-6-|


                     2/4
     PM|      PM--|      PM--|
     |-3-|    |-3-|      |-3-|
  Q  E E E Q  E E E   Q  E E E
|-------------------|----------|
|-------------------|----------|
|-------------------|----------|
|-------------------|----------|
|--------4-3--------|----------|
|-0--0-2------0-2-3-|-2--3-2-0-|


 4/4
  Gtr I
  PM--------------------|
  |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-|
  E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E E Q  H
|-------------------------|---------------*|
|-------------------------|---------------*|
|-------------------------|---------------*|
|-------------------------|---------------*|
|---2-1---5-4---4-3---3-2-|-5-4-2---------*|
|-3-----6-----5-----4-----|-3-2-0---------*|
|
| Gtr II
| PM--------------------|
| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-|
| E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E E Q  H
|-------------------------|---------------*|
|-------------------------|---------------*|
|-------------------------|---------------*|
|---------5-4---3-2---2-1-|---------------*|
|---2-1-6-----4-----3-----|-5-4-2---------*|
|-3-----------------------|-3-2-0---------*|



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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