Akira Yamaoka - This Sacred Line tab

E standard tuning (EBGDAE)

This song is heavily based around the open E minor chord for the most part, making it a 
song for beginners to learn. Other chords that are used in the song are as follows:

E5
F5
D5
F#5
G5
D#5
C#5
A5

Note for beginners: 'n'5 chords are powerchords. They are named such because they are 
up of nothing more than a root and a fifth.

Okay, back to the tab.

Tempo - 90 BPM
Key - E

Clean part:

Riff 1

E------------------0------[------------------------------|B------------0-------0----[--------------0---------------|G----------------------0--[------------------------------|D---------2---------------[-----------2------------------|A----2h3------------------[------2h3---------------------|E-0-----------------------[---0--------------------------|
Riff 2aE--------------------[---0-------------------------------|B--------------------[---0-------------------------------|G--------------------[---0-------------------------------|D-----0-------5--2---[-----------------------------------|A---4---4---5----2---[-----------------------------------|E-2-------3------0---[-----------------------------------|
Riff 2bE----------------0----[-----------------------------------|B----------------0----[-----------------------------------|G----------------0----[-----------------------------------|D-----0-------5--2----[-----------------------------------|A---4---4---5----2----[-----------------------------------|E-2-------3------0----[-----------------------------------|
Riff 3aE------------------[----0---------------------------------|B------------------[----0---------------------------------|G------------------[----0---------------------------------|D--4-4-4-4-5-5-5-2-[--------------------------------------|A--4-4-4-4-5-5-5-2-[--------------------------------------|E--2-2-2-2-5-3-3-0-[--------------------------------------|
Riff 3bE----------------0-[--------------------------------------|B----------------0-[--------------------------------------|G----------------0-[--------------------------------------|D--4-4-4-4-5-5-5-2-[--------------------------------------|A--4-4-4-4-5-5-5-2-[--------------------------------------|E--2-2-2-2-5-3-3-0-[--------------------------------------|
Distorted part:
Riff 4aE-----------------[----------------------------------------|B-----------------[----------------------------------------|G-----------------[----------------------------------------|D-2---------------[----------------------------------------|A-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-[-2-3-2-3-2-3-2-3------------------------|E-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-[-0-1-0-1-0-1-0-1------------------------| ' ' ' ' ' ' '
Riff 4bE-----------------[----------------------------------------|B-----------------[----------------------------------------|G-----------------[----------------------------------------|D-2---------------[----------------------------------------|A-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-[-2-3-2-3-2-3-3-2------------------------|E-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-[-0-1-0-1-0-1-1-0------------------------| ' ' ' ' ' ' '
Riff 5
E-----------------[-----------------[-----------------[------------------|B-----------------[-----------------[-----------------[------------------|G-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-[-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-[-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-[-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|D-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-[-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-[-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-[-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|A-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-[-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-[-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-[-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|E-----------------[-----------------[-----------------[------------------|
Riff 6E-----------------[---------0-------------------------------|B-----------------[-------0----0----------------------------| only playG-5-5-5-5-4-4-----[-----0--------0--------------------------| this barD-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-2-[-----------------------------------------| when riffA-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-[-----------------------------------------| is firstE---------------0-[-----------------------------------------| played
' Riff 7aE-----------------[----------------------------------------|B-----------------[----------------------------------------|G-----------------[----------------------------------------|D-----------------[----------------------------------------|A--2-2-2-2-2-2-5--[-5-5-7----------------------------------|E--0-0-0-0-0-0-3--[-3-3-5--5b-3----------------------------|
' 'Riff 7bE-----------------[----------------------------------------|B-----------------[----------------------------------------|G-----------------[----------------------------------------|D-----------------[-----------2----------------------------|A--2-2-2-2-2-2-5--[-5-5-7-----2----------------------------|E--0-0-0-0-0-0-3--[-3-3-5--5b-0----------------------------| ' '
Riff 7cE-----------------[----------------------------------------|B-----------------[----------------------------------------|G-----------------[----------------------------------------| this barD-----------------[-----------2----------------------------| runs intoA--2-2-2-2-2-2-5--[-2-2-7-----2----------------------------| riffE--0-0-0-0-0-0-3--[-0-0-5--5b-0----------------------------| 4a ' '
Riff 8E-----------------[-----------------------------------------|B-----------------[-----------------------------------------| only playG-5-5-5-5-4-4-----[-----------------------------------------| this barD-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-2-[--2-2-2-2-2-2-2--------------------------| when riffA-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-[--2-2-2-2-2-2-2--------------------------| is firstE---------------0-[--0-0-0-0-0-0-0--------------------------| played ' '
It'll be far more beneficial to you if you figured out the ordering of the song on your own. Key (for this tab) ' = Palm mute b = bend h = hammer on (p = pull off, and t = trill)
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