Celtic Frost - Circle Of The Tyrants tab

Band:  Celtic Frost
Album: to Mega Therion
Song:  Circle of the Tyrants

.  - 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

Unless noted, the song is doubled through out with two rhythm guitars.

Tunning E B G D A E

Riff 1|-------|----------------||-------|----------------||-------|*--------------*|Gtr 1|-------|*--------------*||-------|----6-----5-4---||-12\-0-|-6-----5------0-|
Play Riff 1 four times
Riff 2|----------------||----------------||*--------------*|Gtr 2|*---8-----7-6--*||-8--6--7--5-4---||-6-----5------0-| .Play Riff 2 with Riff 1 the last two times
Riff 3|-------------------||-------------------||*-----------------*||*-----------------*||-----8--6--7-76-65-||-0-0-6--4--5-54-43-| . . . .Play Riff 3 four times
Riff 4 (Verse)|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------||------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------||------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------||------------------|----------------2-|------------------|------------------||-3----------------|----------------0-|-6----------------|------------------||-1-11111111111111-|-11111111111111---|-4-44444444444444-|-4444444444444444-|
.............. .............. .............. ................|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------||------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------||------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------||------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------||-3----------------|----------------4-|-3----------------|----------------4-||-1-11111111111111-|-11111111111111-2-|-1-11111111111111-|-1111111111111112-| .............. .............. .............. ................
Riff 5|-----------------|-------------------||-----------------|-------------------||*----------------|------------------*||*----------------|------------------*||-5-----5-6-----6-|-5-----5-4\(3)/(4)-||-3-33333-4-44444-|-3-33333-2\(1)/(2)-| .... .... ....Play Riff 5 twice
Riff 6 (chorus)|-----------------||-----------------||-----------------||---------*---*---||-3-4-5-6-6/7-6/7-||-1-2-3-4-4/5-4/5-|*These slides are grace notesPlay Riff 6 once
Play Riff 3 four times Play Riff 4 once Play Riff 5 twice Play riff 6 once
Riff 7|---|----------------|----------------||---|----------------|----------------||---|*---------------|---------------*|Gtr 1|---|*---------------|---------------*||---|----6-----5-4---|----6-----------||-0-|-6-----5------0-|-6-----5--4-3-0-| . . .
Riff 8|----------------|----------------||----------------|----------------||----------------|----------------|Gtr 2|----8-----7-6---|----8-----------||-8--6--7--5-4---|-8--6--7--6-5---||-6-----5------0-|-6-----5--4-3-0-| . .Play Riff 7 twice with riff 8 the second time
Riff 9A|-----------------------||-----------------------||*---------------------*||*---------------------*||-2------7----6-7-5-----||-0-0000-5--0-4-5-3-----| . .... .Play Riff 9A four times
Riff 9B|------------------------------||------------------------------||*----------------------------*||*----------------------------*||-2------7---------------------||-0-0000-5--0-4444444444444444-| .... . ................Play Riff9B four times
Riff 10|----------------------||----------------------||*--------------------*||*--------------------*||----6-5-5---7-8-8-----||-0--4-3-3---5-6-6-----| .Play Riff 10 four times
Play Riff 9A four times Play Riff 9B four times Play Riff 10 four times
Riff 11|-----------------------||-----------------------||*---------------------*||*---------------------*||--5-5555555555-5\4-5\4-||--3-3333333333-3\2-3\2-|
Play Riff 11 four times
Riff 12 (solo)|--------------------|-----|-----|------------------||--------------------|-----|-----|------------------||*-------------------|--%--|--%--|-----------------*||*---------5---------|-----|-----|-----------------*||-7-777777-3----5----|-----|-----|-7-88888888888888-||-5-555555------3----|-----|-----|-5-66666666666666-|
Play Riff 12 four times
Riff 13|-------------------||-------------------||*-----------------*||*-----------------*||-----7---6-7-5\4---||-0-0-5-0-4-5-3\2---|
Play Riff 13 four times
Riff 14|------------------------------|---------------------------------||------------------------------|---------------------------------||*-----------------------------|--------------------------------*||*-----------------------------|--------------------------------*||-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-6/7--|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-4/5--|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-| . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Play Riff 14 four times
Riff 15|------------------||------------------||*----------------*||*----------------*||---5-4-4--7-8-8---||-0-3-2-2--5-6-6---|
Play Riff 15 four times Play Riff 13 four times Play Riff 14 four times Play Riff 15 four times ...and end!
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