Death - Perennial Quest tab

.  - 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

Tuning D G C F A D

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Riff A|--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------||-4-----------4------------5-----------2-----------|Gtr|---2-2-2-2-2---2------------3-3-3-3-3---2-5-5-5-5-|I&II|-----0-0-0-0-----2-2-2-2------1-1-1-1-----3-3-3-3-||-----------------0-0-0-0--------------------------| . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Play Riff A twice
Riff B|-12-----------------------12--------------10-10~~-||----12-10-9----9--------------12-10-9-10----------||------------10---9-10-9~--------------------------|Gtr|--------------------------------------------------| I|--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------|
| ||--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------||-4-----------4------------5-----------2-----------|Gtr|---2-2-2-2-2---2------------3-3-3-3-3---2-5-5-5-5-|II|-----0-0-0-0-----2-2-2-2------1-1-1-1-----3-3-3-3-||-----------------0-0-0-0--------------------------| . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
|-12-----------------------12--------------10-12~~-||----12-10-9----9--------------12-10-9-10----------||------------10---9-10-9~--------------------------|Gtr|--------------------------------------------------| I|--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------|
| ||--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------||-4-----------4------------5-----------2-----------|Gtr|---2-2-2-2-2---2------------3-3-3-3-3---2-5-5-5-5-|II|-----0-0-0-0-----2-2-2-2------1-1-1-1-----3-3-3-3-||-----------------0-0-0-0--------------------------| . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Play Riff B once
Riff C|------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------||----------------------4~--------------------5-4h5p4---|Gtr|--------------7-5-4-2-------------------5-----------5-|I&II|--------------------------------------3---3-----------||-000000000000------------000000000000-----------------| ............ ............
continuation of Riff C|---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------5~-------2~-|Gtr|--------------7-5-4----------5--------2------|I&II|--------------------7-6~---3---3----0---0----||-000000000000--------------------------------| ............
Play Riff C a total of 2 times
Riff D|----------------------------------------------------||----------------6-----------------------------------||-3----2----2----------5----3----2-----3-------------|Gtr|------------------3-------------------------3-------|I&II|---1----0----0----------3----1-----0----1-----1-1-3-||----------------------------------------------------|
Play Riff D 3 times
Riff E Play this bar twice|-------------------------|------------------------------|-----||-------------------------|------------------------------|-----||-------------------------|------------------------------|-----|Gtr|-------------8-8---------|-10-10--------------8-8-------|--10-| I|-2-2---6-6---6-6---8-8---|-8--8---2-2---6-6---6-6---8-8-|--8--||-0-0---4-4---------6-6---|--------0-0---4-4---------6-6-|-----|
| . . . . . . . . . || || Play this bar twice ||-------------------------|------------------------------|-----||-------------------------|------------------------------|-----||-------------------------|-5--5---4-4---3-3-------------|-----|Gtr|-------------8-8---------|-3--3---2-2---1-1---------3-3-|--10-|II|-2-2---6-6---6-6---8-8---|--------------------6-6---1-1-|--8--||-0-0---4-4---------6-6---|--------------------4-4-------|-----| . . . . . . . . .
Play Riff E once
Riff F|-------------------------------||-------------------------------||-------------------------------|Gtr|-------------------------------|I&II|--------5/6----------2-1---2---||-000000-3/4-000000-3-----3---2-| ...... ...... . . . . . .
Continuation of Riff F|-------------------------------||-------------------------------||-------------------------------|Gtr|-------------------------------|I&II|--------5/6----------2-1---3---||-000000-3/4-000000-3-----3---2-| ...... ...... . . . . . .
Play Riff F twice
Riff G|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------||----------4----------------4-----------|Gtr|------------3---3------------3---3-2---|I&II|--------------2----------------2-----3-||-00000000---------00000000-------------| ........ ........
Play Riff G 6 times
Riff H|-----------------|------------------|------------------|----------------||-----------------|------------------|------------------|----------------||-----------------|------------------|------------------|----------------|Gtr|-9/10-9--------9-|-9/10-9--------10-|-9/10-9--------5~-|--------------2-|I&II|-7/8--7----------|-7/8--7-----------|-7/8--7-----------|-2/3-2--------2-||--------000000-7-|--------000000-8--|--------000000----|-0/1-0-000000-0-| ...... ...... ...... ......
Play Riff H twice
Riff I|------------|------------------------|------------|---------------------||------------|------------------------|------------|---------------------||--------3-4-|------------------------|--------3-4-|---------------------|Gtr|-000000-1-2-|-------------4----------|-000000-1-2-|---------------4-----|I&II|------------|-4-6-7---2---2----------|------------|-4-6-7----2----2-----||------------|-2-4-5---0--------------|------------|-2-4-5----0----------| . .
Play Riff I once Play Riff D twice
SOLO(Chuck Schuldiner)|-------------------------------10p11h10----10hb~----------------------17~-||-----------------9----8hb~~-------------------------12--------------------||-7~~~~~----7----------------------------------------------15----16--------|Gtr|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| I|--------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------12--------14hb~~-||------------------10-------13------------12----------||--------------------------------9--------------------|Gtr|------------8~---------9-----------------------------| I|-7----9~---------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------|
|-12p11-------------------------------------15-16h18---15-------------------||-------12----------------------------15h16---------------16----------------||----------11----------------------15------------------------15h16----------|Gtr|-------------13----------------17---------------------------------17-------| I|----------------14----------18---------------------------------------18----||-------------------15~---19---------------------------------------------19-|
|------------------------------------14--15--16--18----18fb~-||-------------------------12-15---16-------------------18fb~-||-15-------------------12------------------------------------|Gtr|----16-------------13---------------------------------------| I|-------17-------14------------------------------------------||----------15h16---------------------------------------------|
Tremolo picking|-19p17p16-------19-16-17-16------------------------||----------16h19-------------16---------------11hb~-||-------------------------------16-13-15------------|Gtr|----------------------------------------9-11-------| I|---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------|
|----------------16--18--18~------16--18--19------16--18--19-||----16--17--19----------------17--------------17------------||-16---------------------------------------------------------|Gtr|------------------------------------------------------------| I|------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------|
|----18--19--21------19--21-----23--21--23--24~-||-17--------------19----------------------------||-----------------------------------------------|Gtr|-----------------------------------------------| I|-----------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------|
Very fast tremolo picking|----------------------------------------19-20-22-20-19-17-------24~--24fb~~||----------12-13-15-13-12-10-12-13-16-19-------------------20-19------------||-------12------------------------------------------------------------------|Gtr|-12-15---------------------------------------------------------------------| I|---------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Riff J(played during Chuck's solo)|-----------------------------||-----------------------------||-----------------------------|Gtr|-----------------------------|II|-6--6-6-8/9-9--6-6-8/9-9-8-8-||-4--4-4-6/7-7--4-4-6/7-7-6-6-|
Play Riff J twice
Riff K(Played during Chuck's solo)|------------------------------||------------------------------||------------------------------|Gtr|---------3/4-4------3/4-4-1-1-|II|-2-2-2-2-1/2-2--2-2-1/2-2-1-1-||-0-0-0-0--------0-0-----------| . . . . . .
Play Riff K twice Play Riff J twice Play Riff K twice
Riff L|-------------------------------------------||----------------------------------8--------||------9--------10--7~-------9-----5--7--7~-|Gtr|------7-----8------5~-------7-----5-----5~-|I&II|-0-0-----0-------------0-0-----0-----------||-------------------------------------------| . . . . . .
Play Riff L 8 times Play Riff C twice Play Riff D 4 times Play Riff E once Play Riff F once Play Riff G 6 times(hold out last note)
Fill A|--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------|Gtr|--------------------------------------|I&II|-6------------------5-----------------||-4------------------3-----------------|
Play Fill A once
Riff M(acoustic)|-6--------5--------6--------5-------|-------6--------6--------5--------5-||----3--------3--------3--------3----|----4--------4--------4--------4----||-------0--------0--------0--------0-|-3--------3--------3--------3-------|Gtr|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|II|------------------------------------|------------------------------------||------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
PLay Riff M 12 times
SOLO(Chuck Schuldiner)|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|Gtr|-7h8p7~--------------7-----------------| I|------------------------5-------5/---8-||---------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------7/-10~------|Gtr|-7h8p7~------------------------------7h8p7~------------7/-10~--10~-| I|---------------------5/---8~~--------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------15~-15~~~~----------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------||-12------12------10-----------------------------------10~-----13~~~~-|Gtr|-----13------13------15~--15~~----------------10~--------------------| I|---------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-20~~~~~~-----22~~~~~~-----23~~~~~~~~~------24~~~~~~~~~~-||---------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------|Gtr|---------------------------------------------------------| I|---------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------|
Let Riff M and the solo fade out.
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