Black Dahlia Murder – Closed Casket Requiem tab

                             CLOSED CASKET REQUIEM
                            The Black Dahlia Murder
                       (From The 2003 Album Unhallowed)


Transcribed by Jonathan Casper (confinedforever)

Gtr 1 - Tuning (C F Bb Eb G C)

.  - 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

Guitar 1 - Brian Eschbach
Guitar 2 - John Kempainen


Riff I(verse)

|---------------------------------||---------------------------------||---------------------------------||---------------------------------||----10-9-12-10-12h14p12-10h12p10-||-000--0-0--0--0------------------|
... . . . . |-------------------| |-------------------|
|-------------------| Gtr 1 on 4th time played |-------------------| |-15h17p15-14h15p14-| |-------------------|
Riff II (post verse)
|--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------| Gtr 1|--------------------------------------------||----12-10------12--10---12-10--10"-9"-7"-6"-||-000--0--101010--10--888--8--8--------------|
... . . . . . ... . .|--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------| Gtr 2|----12-10------10--9----10-9---9"--7"-5"-4"-||--------------------------------------------||-000--0--101010--10--888--8--8--------------| ... . . . . . ... . .
Riff III(pre-chorus)
|--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------||-2-2-2-2---12-10---10h12-2-2-2-2------12-10-||-0-0-0-0-8-------8-------0-0-0-0-8887-------|
Riff IV(chorus 3) |p.1 end |p.2 end|---------------------------------------------------------|----------------||---------------------------------------------------------|----------------||---------------------------------------------------------|----------------||---------------------------------------------------------|----------------||----12-10-10h12------12--10h12-2----------14"-12"-10"-9p-|-9"-10"-12"-10p-||-8-8--8--8------10-10--10------0-00000000----------------|----------------| . . . . . ;;;;;;;;
Riff IV Interlude
|--------------------------||--------------------------||--------------------------||--------------------------||-9-999999-12-121212121212-||-7-777777-10-101010101010-| ;;;;;; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Gtr 2 Post Interlude|-------------------------------------------------------|--------------||-------------------------------------------------------|--------------||-------------------------------------------------------|--------------||----10-9-9h10------9--10--9h10-----------12"-10"-9"-7p-|-7"-9"-10"-9p-||-------------------------------2-----------------------|--------------||-8-8--8-8-----10-10-10--10-----0-0000000---------------|--------------| . . . . . . ;;;;;;;
Riff IV End
|------------||------------||------------||------------||-9-99999999-||-7-77777777-| ........
Riff I Riff II Riff III Riff IV Riff V
|-----------------------------||-----------------------------||-----------------------------| Gtr 1|-----------------------------||-----12"-----10"-------------||-12"-----11"-----8"-3"-7""""-|
|-----------------------------||-----------------------------||-----------------------------| Gtr 2|-----------------------------||-10"-15"-9"--14"-7"----6""""-||--------------------8"-------|
Riff V end
|--------------||--------------||--------------| Gtr 1|--------------||-3--------5\--||----3--7------|
|--------------||--------------||--------------| Gtr 2|--------------||-7--3--6--9\--||--------------|
( \ = fades into next riff ) Riff VI
|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------| Gtr 1|-2--7/9-10\9--------------12-10-9-10-9-||-2-------------------------------------||-0-------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------| Gtr 2|-2----------------12-109-109-----------||-2-----------109-----------------------||-0-----------8-7--10-8-7-8-7-----------|
Riff VII
|---------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------| Gtr1|---------------9"----------------------------------------||----9"-10"-12"----12"-10"-9"----9"-10"-12"-10"-9"-10"----||-8"--------------------------5"-----------------------9"-|
Riff VII cont.|---------------| |----------------||---------------|o|----------------||---------------|3|----------------| Gtr 1|---------------|3|-12"-10"-9"-10"-||----9"-10"-12"-|o|----------------||-0"------------| |----------------|
|-------|-------|-------|-------|--------------||-------|-------|-------|-------|--------------||-------|-------|-------|-------|--------------| Gtr 2|-------|-------|-------|-------|--------------||-------|-------|-------|-------|-7""-9""-10""-||-8""""-|-3""""-|-7""""-|-0""""-|--------------|
Riff VIII |p1.|-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------*-----------------------------------------||-12-1212-1010------------------------------------------||-10-1010-1010-----9h10------12h14------9h10------14p12-||--------------0-00-----0-00-------0-00------0-00-------|
Riff VIII cont.
|p2.|--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------||------9h10------12h14------14h15------15h17-||-0-00------0-00-------0-00-------0-00-------|
* = Gtr 2 plays the following before p1.
|------------||------------||------------||-10-9-7h9p7-||------------||------------|
Fill
|-------------||-------------||-------------| Gtr 1|-2--2--7h9p5-||-2--2--------||-0--0--------|
|-------------||-------------||-------------| Gtr 2|-2--2--------||-2--2--3h5p2-||-0--0--------|
Riff I Riff IV Pre-Outro
|----------------||----------------||----------------| Both Gtr's|----------------||-2-22-2-22-2-22-||-0-00-0-00-0-00-|
Guitar 1 plays the following over
|------|-----| |------|-------| |------|-----||------|-----|o|------|-------|o|------|-----||------|-----|2|------|-------| |------|-----||-9----|-7---|2|----9-|----10-| |-9----|-7---||---10-|---9-|0|-10---|-12----|o|---10-|---9-||------|-----| |------|-------| |------|-----|
Outro
|---------------||---------------||---------------| Gtr 1|---------------||-7br-10br----2-||-------------0-|
|---------------||---------------||---------------| Gtr 2|---------------||-------------2-||-8br-11br----0-|
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