Anthrax - Chromatic Death tab

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CHROMATIC DEATH
As recorded by Anthrax
(From the 1991 EP ATTACK OF THE KILLER B'S)

Transcribed by Mike Sheehan
	

Words and Music by Scott Ian, Charlie Benante, Billy Milano and Danny Lilker

E5
0 2 2 x x x
	
F#5
2 4 4 x x x
	
G5
3 5 x x x x
	
A5
5 7 x x x x

Bb5
6 8 x x x x
	
F5
1 3 x x x x
	
Ab5
4 6 x x x x

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

 Intro
  Q=228
  E5
 4/4
  Gtr I
  Q  Q     H      Q  Q     H      Q  Q     H      Q.      E   Q  Q
|---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------------|||---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------------|||---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------------|||-2-------------|-2-------------|-2-------------|-2-------2---2--2--|||-2-------------|-2-------------|-2-------------|-2-------2---2--2--|||-0-------------|-0-------------|-0-------------|-0-------0---0--0--||
| | Gtr II | TPTPTPTP TPTPTPTP TPTPTPTP TPTP TPTP | |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |--3--|
| Q E E E H Q E E E H Q E E E H Q E E E H|---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------------|||---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------------|||----7-6--------|----7-6--------|----7-6--------|-----7-6-----------|||--------5-5----|--------5-5----|--------5-5----|-----------5-5-----|||---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------------|||---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------------||
N.C.-------------------------------------------------------------TP Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q||--------------|--------------||-||--------------|--------------||||o-------------|-------------o||-||o-------------|-------------o||||--------------|--------------||-||--------------|--------------||||--------------|--------------||-||--------------|--------------||||o-------------|-------------o||-||o-------------|-------------o||||--0--3--2--1--|-0--1--2--3---||-||--1--4--3--2--|-1--2--3--4---||
E5 Gtr I---------------------------TP Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q E E Q H||--------------|--------------||----------------|||o-------------|-------------o||----------------|||--------------|--------------||----------------|||--------------|--------------||-2--------------|||o-------------|-------------o||-2--------------|||--2--5--4--3--|-2--3--4--5---||-0--------------|
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| Gtr II| TPTPTPTP| |-3-|| W W Q E E E H||--------------|--------------||----------------|||o-------------|-------------o||----------------|||--------------|--------------||-----7-6--------|||--------------|--------------||---------5-5----|||o-------------|-------------o||----------------|||--------------|--------------||----------------|
E E Q H E E Q H Q. E Q Q|----------------|----------------|-------------------|||----------------|----------------|-------------------|||----------------|----------------|-------------------|||-2--------------|-2--------------|-2-------2---2--2--|||-2--------------|-2--------------|-2-------2---2--2--|||-0--------------|-0--------------|-0-------0---0--0--||
| | TPTPTPTP TPTPTPTP TPTP TPTP | |-3-| |-3-| |--3--|
| Q E E E H Q E E E H Q E E E H|----------------|----------------|-------------------|||----------------|----------------|-------------------|||-----7-6--------|-----7-6--------|-----7-6-----------|||---------5-5----|---------5-5----|-----------5-5-----|||----------------|----------------|-------------------|||----------------|----------------|-------------------||
F5 Ab5 G5 F#5 F5 F#5 G5 Ab5 F#5 A5 Ab5 G5 Gtr I PM----------------------------| 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||------------------|------------------||-||-------------------|||o-----------------|-----------------o||-||o------------------|||------------------|------------------||-||-------------------|||------------------|------------------||-||-------------------|||o-3-3-6-6-5-5-4-4-|-3---4---5---6---o||-||o-4-4-7-7-6-6-5-5--|||--1-1-4-4-3-3-2-2-|-1---2---3---4----||-||--2-2-5-5-4-4-3-3--|
F#5 G5 Ab5 A5 G5 Bb5 A5 Ab5 G5 Ab5 A5 Bb5 PM----------| 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|------------------||-||------------------|------------------|||-----------------o||-||o-----------------|-----------------o|||------------------||-||------------------|------------------|||------------------||-||------------------|------------------|||-4---5---6---7---o||-||o-5-5-8-8-7-7-6-6-|-5---6---7---8---o|||-2---3---4---5----||-||--3-3-6-6-5-5-4-4-|-3---4---5---6----||
N.C.-------------------------------------------------------------TP Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q||--------------|--------------||-||--------------|--------------||||o-------------|-------------o||-||o-------------|-------------o||||--------------|--------------||-||--------------|--------------||||--------------|--------------||-||--------------|--------------||||o-------------|-------------o||-||o-------------|-------------o||||--2--5--4--3--|-2--3--4--5---||-||--3--6--5--4--|-3--4--5--6---||
F#5 Gtr I---------------------------TP Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q E E Q H||--------------|--------------||----------------|||o-------------|-------------o||----------------|||--------------|--------------||----------------|||--------------|--------------||-4--------------|||o-------------|-------------o||-4--------------|||--4--7--6--5--|-4--5--6--7---||-2--------------|
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| Gtr II| TPTPTPTP| |-3-|| W W Q E E E H||--------------|--------------||----------------|||o-------------|-------------o||----------------|||--------------|--------------||-----7-6--------|||--------------|--------------||---------5-5----|||o-------------|-------------o||----------------|||--------------|--------------||----------------|
E E Q H E E Q H E E Q H|----------------|----------------|-------------||----------------|----------------|-------------||----------------|----------------|-------------||-4--------------|-4--------------|-4-----------||-4--------------|-4--------------|-4-----------||-2--------------|-2--------------|-2-----------|
| | TPTPTPTP TPTPTPTP | |-3-| |-3-|
| Q E E E H Q E E E H W|----------------|----------------|-------------||----------------|----------------|-------------||-----7-6--------|-----7-6--------|-------------||---------5-5----|---------5-5----|-------------||----------------|----------------|-------------||----------------|----------------|-------------|
H=H Gtr I W +W +W +W|----------|------------|------------|--------||----------|------------|------------|--------||----------|------------|------------|--------||-4--------|-(4)--------|-(4)--------|-(4)----||-4--------|-(4)--------|-(4)--------|-(4)----||-2--------|-(2)--------|-(2)--------|-(2)----|
PM---------------------|
E E Q H 9x E E Q H Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q||----------------||--------------|-------------|--------------|||o--------------o||--------------|-------------|--------------|||----------------||--------------|-------------|--------------|||--^2------------||-^2-----------|-------------|--------------|||o-^2-----------o||-^2-----------|-------------|--------------|||--^0------------||-^0-----------|-0--0--0--0--|-0--0--0--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|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
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E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||-----------------|-----------------|------------------||-----------------|-----------------|------------------||-----------------|-----------------|------------------||-----------------|-----------------|------------------||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
F#5 -------------|TP
W +W W +W H H|----------|------------|----------|------------|------------*||----------|------------|----------|------------|------------*||----------|------------|----------|------------|------------*||----------|------------|-4--------|-(4)--------|-4\---------*||----------|------------|-4--------|-(4)--------|-4\---------*||-0--------|-(0)--------|-2--------|-(2)--------|-2\---------*|
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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