Celtic Frost – Return To The Eve tab

This is off of their first album.  It was also one of the first songs in extreme
metal to feature female vocals.

Riff 1a:

e|---------------|----------------|B|---------------|----------------|G|---------------|----------------|D|---------------|--------5-4-5---| Gtr.1A|-4-4-4--a------|-4-4-4--3-2-3---|E|-2-2-2--1------|-2-2-2----------|
e|---------------|----------------|B|---------------|----------------|G|---------------|----------------|D|---------------|--------5-4-5---| Gtr.2A|--------3------|--------3-2-3---|E|--------1------|----------------|
Play twice. Riff 1b:
e|-------------------------|---------------------------|B|-------------------------|---------------------------|G|-------------------------|---------------------------|D|-------------------------|-------------------5-4-5---|A|-4--4-4-4-4--4-4-4-a-----|-4--4-4-4-4--4-4-4-3-2-3---|E|-2--2-2-2-2--2-2-2-1-----|-2--2-2-2-2--2-2-2---------|
Play this riff 4 times. Riff 2:
e|-----------------|---------------|B|-----------------|---------------|G|-----------------|---------------|D|-----------------|-------3-------|A|-3-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-3-4---1-------|E|-1-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-1-2-0---------| * * * * * * *Play this riff 4 times.
Riff 3:
e|---------------|--------------|---------------|--------------|----------|B|---------------|--------------|---------------|--------------|----------|G|---------------|--------------|---------------|--------------|----------|D|---------------|--------------|---------------|--------------|-3--------|A|---------------|--------------|---------------|--------------|-1--------|E|-2h44444444444-|-444444444444-|-2h44444444444-|-444444444444-|----------|
Play this once. Then play; Riff 1b 4X Riff 2 4X Riff 3 1X Riff 1a 2X Riff 2 4X-with solo Riff 3 1X Then play; Riff 4:
e|-------------------------|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|-------------------------|D|-------------------------|-------------------------|A|-------------3-----------|-5-----------3-----------|E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-0-0-0-0-0-|-3-0-0-0-0-0-1-0-0-0-0-0-| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *Gtr.1 play this riff 6 times, with gtr.2 doubling the last 4 times.
Then play; Riff 1b 4X Riff 2 4X Riff 3 1X Riff 3 4X And done! As with Morbid Tales, I will transcribe the solo eventually. Notation Key: h =hammer on p =pull off / = ascending slide \ = descending slide b =note bend * =palm mute a =artificial(pinch) harmonic
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