Death - The Philosopher tab

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THE PHILOSOPHER
As recorded by Death
(From the 1993 Album INDIVIDUAL THROUGHT PATTERNS)

Transcribed by Cyn+Satan
	

Words and Music by Chuck
Arranged by Chuck

Gtr I (D G C F A D) - 'Untitled'
Gtr II (D G C F A D) - 'Untitled'
Gtr III (D G C F A D) - 'Untitled'
Gtr IV (D G C F A D) - 'Untitled'
Gtr V (D G C F A D) - 'Untitled'

   Intro
    Moderate Death Metal Q=126
   4/4
    Gtr V
           T            T                T              T
    |-3-|  |-3-| |-3-|  |-3-|    |-3--|  |-3--| |-3--|  |-3--|
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-0h5h8-12p8p5p0h5h8-12p8p5p|==0h7h10-15p10p7p0h7h10-13p10p7p===|||----------------------------|-----------------------------------|||----------------------------|-----------------------------------|||o---------------------------|-----------------------------------|||----------------------------|-----------------------------------|
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| Gtrs I, II| W W||----------------------------|-----------------------------------|||o---------------------------|-----------------------------------|||----------------------------|-----------------------------------|||----------------------------|-----------------------------------|||o-7-------------------------|-12--------------------------------|||----------------------------|-----------------------------------|
T T T T |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|----------------------------|----------------------------|||--0h5h8-12p8p5p0h5h8-12p8p5p|=0h4h7-12p7p4p0h4h7-10p7p4-o|||----------------------------|----------------------------|||----------------------------|----------------------------|||----------------------------|---------------------------o|||----------------------------|----------------------------||
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| W W|----------------------------|----------------------------|||----------------------------|---------------------------o|||----------------------------|----------------------------|||----------------------------|----------------------------|||-10-------------------------|-6-------------------------o|||----------------------------|----------------------------||
Half-Time Q=63 $ 3/4 3/8 3/4 Gtrs I, II, III, IV PM--| PM--------| PM--| PM--------| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
Q Q Q E S S S e S S S S S S E E E E E S S S e S S S S S S E|----------||-------------------------|-------|--------------------------||----------||-------------------------|-------|--------------------------||-4--------||-------------------------|-4-----|--------------------------||-4--2--4--||-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-4-2-4-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--||-2--2--4--||-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-2-2-4-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--||----0--2--||-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|---0-2-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--|
1st & 2nd Verses 3/8 3/4 3/8 3/4 PM--| PM--------| PM--| PM--------| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
E E E E S S S e S S S S S S E E E E E S S S e S S S S S S E 3x||--------||-------------------------|-------|----------------------------||||o-------||-------------------------|-------|---------------------------o||||--4-----||-------------------------|-4-----|----------------------------||||--4-2-4-||-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-4-2-4-|-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3---||||o-2-2-4-||-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-2-2-4-|-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3--o||||----0-2-||-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|---0-2-|-1-1-1-1-1--1-1-1-1-1-1-1---||
Pre-Chorus Double-time Q=120 4/4 Gtrs I, III PM------| ~~~~~~~~ PM------| |---3---| |---3---|
Q S S S E +E S S S S S E|-----------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------||-2---------------2---(2)-----------------1h==2---4---||-2---------------------------------------------------||-0---0---0---0---------------0---0---0---------------|
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| Gtrs II, IV| PM------| ~~~~~~~~~~ PM------|| |---3---| |---3---|
| Q S S S E +E S S S S S E|-----------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------3h==4---6-||---2---------------2-----(2)-------------------------||---2-------------------------------------------------||---0---0---0---0---------------0---0---0-------------|
PM--| ~~~~~~ PM--| PM------| |-3-| |-3-|
Q S S S E +E S S E E Q S S S E +E S S e S S|------------------------|---------------------------||------------------------|---------------------------||------------------------|---------------------------||----------2-(2)-2p1-----|---------------------------||--------------------2-4-|-6--------7-(7)\-6-6-6-6-6-||-0--0-0-0---------------|-4--4-4-7--------4-4-4-4-4-|
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| PM--| ~~~~~~ PM--| PM------|| |-3-| |-3-|
| Q S S S E +E S S E E Q S S S E +E S S e S S|------------------------|---------------------------||------------------------|---------------------------||------------------------|---------------------------||----------2-(2)-2p1-----|---------------------------||--------------------2-4-|-6--------7-(7)\-6-6-6-6-6-||-0--0-0-0---------------|-4--4-4-7--------4-4-4-4-4-|
Gtrs I, II, III, IV PM--| ~ ~ PM--| PM------| PM--| ~ |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
Q S S S E +E S S Q Q S S S E +E S S e S S Q S S S E +E S S Q|-----------------------|---------------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------|---------------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------|---------------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------|---------------------------|-----------------------||-6--------6-(6)--------|-6--------7-(7)\-6-6-6-6-6-|-6--------6-(6)--------||-4--4-4-4-------0h3-3--|-4--4-4-7--------4-4-4-4-4-|-4--4-4-4-------0h3-3--|
Chorus ~ H H E E H Q H H|-----------|-------------|-----------||-----------|-------------|-----------||-----------|-------------|-----------||------4----|-8-9-8-------|------4----||-2---------|-6-7-6-------|-2---------||-0---------|----------7--|-0---------|
PM--| PM------|
|-3-| E E Q Q Q Q S S S E +E S S e S S|--------------||-----------------------------||--------------||-----------------------------||--------------||-----------------------------||-8-9-8--4--6--||-----------------------------||-6-7-6--2--4--||-6--------7-(7)\-6-6-6-6-6---||--------------||-4--4-4-7--------4-4-4-4-4---|
To Coda PM--| ~ PM--| PM------| PM--| ~ |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
Q S S S E +E S S Q Q S S S E +E S S e S S Q S S S E +E S S Q|-----------------------|---------------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------|---------------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------|---------------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------|---------------------------|-----------------------||-6--------6-(6)--------|-6--------7-(7)\-6-6-6-6-6-|-6--------6-(6)--------||-4--4-4-4-------0h3-3--|-4--4-4-7--------4-4-4-4-4-|-4--4-4-4-------0h3-3--|
Interlude Q.=132 12/8 PM--| PM------| PM--| 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|-------------------------|-------------------------||-------------------------|-------------------------||-------------------------|-------------------------||-------7-----------7-----|-------5-----------5-----||-------------------------|-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-3---3-3-||-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-5---5-5-|-------------------------|
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E E E E E E E E E E E E|---------------------------||---------------------------||---------------------------||---------------------------||---5---5---5---5---5---5---||-3---3---3---3---3---3-----|
Guitar Solo 12/8 Gtrs III, IV PM--| PM------| PM-----------| PM-----------| ~~
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q.|-------------------------||--------------------------------||-------------------------||--------------------------------||-------------------------||--------------------------------||-------7-----------7-----||----------5----------------7----||-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-5---5-5-||--------------------------------||-------------------------||--5--5-5----5--5----5--5-5------|
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| Gtr V| W Q Q Q. Q E +H.|-------------------------||--------------------------------||-------------------------||-10------12---12--(12)----------||-------------------------||--7-------9---(9)--(9)----------||-------------------------||--------------------------------||-------------------------||--------------------------------||-------------------------||--------------------------------|
PM---| PM------| ~~ PM--| PM--------| PM| E E E E E E E E E Q. E E E E E E E E E E E E|----------------------------------|-------------------------------------||----------------------------------|-------------------------------------||----------------------------------|-------------------------------------||----------5--------------7--------|-------------------------------------||---3--3-3---3-3-3-3---3-----------|----------5----------------5---------||----------------------------------|--3-3--3-----3--3--3-3--3-----3--3---|
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| ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~| +W +H Q E E E E Q E E E E|----------------------------------|-------------------------------------||-(12)---------------(12)----------|-10h==12-12-12-12-12---13-13-13-13---||--(9)----------------(9)----------|--7----9--9--9--9--9---10-10-10-10---||----------------------------------|-------------------------------------||----------------------------------|-------------------------------------||----------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
PM--| PM----------| PM----------| PM---------| ~~~
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q.|---------------------------------|--------------------------------------||---------------------------------|--------------------------------------||---------------------------------|--------------------------------------||----------7----------------7-----|-----------5-----------------7--------||--5-5--5-----5--5---5--5-5---5-5-|--------------------------------------||---------------------------------|--5--5--5-----5--5--5--5--5-----------|
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| ~~~~| Q E E E E +H. E E E E E E E E E E E E|---------------------------------|-------------12-13-17-13S12-----------||-13s==15-15-15-15-(15)-----------|----12-13-15----------------15--13-12-||-10s==12-12-12-12-(12)-----------|-14-----------------------------------||---------------------------------|--------------------------------------||---------------------------------|--------------------------------------||---------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
PM---| PM---------| ~~~ PM--| PM----------| PM|
E E E E E E E E E Q. E E E E E E E E E E E E|------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||-----------5----------------7-------|--------------------------------------||--3--3--3-----3--3--3--3-3----------|---------5---------------5------------||------------------------------------|--3-3--3---3--3--3--3--3----3--3------|
| | ~~~~~~~~~~~~ | |--3--|
| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E +H. +Q S S S|------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||----12-13-15-13-12------------------|------------------------------12p10---||-14----------------14-10-9----------|---------------------------14---------||---------------------------12--9h10-|-12---10---9-(9)---(9)---------9h10---||------------------------------------|---------------------------12---------||------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
PM---------| PM---------| PM-------------| PM--------------------------| ~~~
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q.|---------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------7---------------7-----|--------------------5----------------------------------------7----------||--5-----5-----5-----5-5---5--5-5---5-5-|------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|--5-----5--5-----------------5-------5--------5--5--------5-------------|
| | T ~~~~ | |--3--| |--3--| |------5------| |--3--|
| S S S S E Q. +H. S S E S S S S S S S S S S S E S S S E E E S S|---------------------------------------|-12-13-15-12h13h15-12h13h15-12h13h15---12h13h15-15h17h19p15-19p17p15-17h||-19p15-19p15-13-12------(12)-----------|------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------||-15p12-15p12-10--9-------(9)-----------|------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
PM---------| PM------------------| ~~~
E E E E E E E E E Q.|----------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------5-----------------------------7----------||--3--3--------3--------3-----3-----3--3-----3-------------||----------------------------------------------------------|
| | |--3--|
| E S S S E S S S S S S E S S E E E S S|-19-20p17h19p15-17h19p17p15----17h20-19p17p15-17h19p17p15-||----------------------------17----------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------|
PM------| PM------| PM---
E E E E E E E E E E E E|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------||--------------5-----------------5------||--3-----3-3---------3-3-3-3-3------3-3-|
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| S S Q +H. +Q.|-17h19-20---(20)b22-----------(20)-----||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|
H.=H Q.=76 6/8 Gtrs I, II, III, IV ----------| PM------------|
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|--------------------------------------------||---------------------------------||-----------------------------------------3--||---------------------------------||-----------------------------------------2--||-------------0-------------------||--------------7---------------------5--4-0--||---------4--------------------3--||--5-----5-5-------5--5--5--5-----5----------||--2------------------------3-----||--------------------------------------------||------------------------1--------|
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| ~~~~| Q. +Q e E S S E Q. E +E E +E E S S|-20b22======(20)r---20-19-17h19p17----------||-----------------------17--------||-----------------------------------20-------||-20b22-(20)-20b22-(20)----20p17--||--------------------------------------------||---------------------------------||--------------------------------------------||---------------------------------||--------------------------------------------||---------------------------------||--------------------------------------------||---------------------------------|
2/8 6/8 2/8 E E E E E E S S E E E E E E E E E E E E E S S E|---------------------|----------|----------------|----------------|-------||---------------------|----------|----------------|----------------|-------||---------------------|----------|--------0-------|----------------|-------||--------6---------4--|---5s=4-0-|------4-------3-|--------6-----4-|-5s4-0-||-----6--------2------|----------|---2--------3---|-----6------2---|-------||--4--------0---------|----------|----------1-----|-4--------0-----|-------|
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| >| ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~| S S S S E +Q. +Q +H. +H. Q|---------------------|----------|----------------|----------------|-------||-------20------------|----------|----------------|----------------|-------||-20p17----17-16-(16)-|-(16)-----|-(16)-----------|---(16)---------|-------||---------------------|----------|----------------|----------------|-------||---------------------|----------|----------------|----------------|-------||---------------------|----------|----------------|----------------|-------|
Bridge Q=120 D.S. al Coda 6/8 2/8 6/8 3/8 3/4 E E E E E E E E E E E E S S E 3x E E E E E E E E E Q Q Q||--------------|-------------|--------||-------------|-------|-----------|||o-------------|-------------|-------o||-------------|-------|-----------|||------0-------|-------------|--------||-----0-------|-------|-4---------|||----4-------3-|-----6-----4-|-5s4-0--||---4-------3-|-------|-4--2--4---|||o-2-------3---|---6-----2---|-------o||-2-------3---|-6-6s5-|-2--2--4---|||--------1-----|-4-----0-----|--------||-------1-----|-4-----|----0--2---|
Q=66 & 5/4 Q. E +H. Q. E +H.|------------------|-----------------------||------------------|-----------------------||------------------|-----------------------||-7----8-(8)-------|-7----8-(8)------------||-7----8-(8)-------|-7----8-(8)------------||-5----6-(6)-------|-5----6-(6)------------|
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| Gtr V| ~~~~~| W Q H H E E|------------------|-----------------------||------------------|-----------------12b13-||------------------|-----------------------||------------------|-----------------------||------------------|-----------------------||------------------|-----------------------|
Q. E +H.|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||--2------------------------------3------------(3)---------------------------------------------------||--2------------------------------3------------(3)---------------------------------------------------||--0------------------------------1------------(1)---------------------------------------------------|
| | |-----5-----| |--3--| |--------6---------|
| E T T T T T T X X T T X X T T T E S S S S S S S S +S E T T T T|--------------------------------------------------------------------12------------------------------||-12--10----------------------------------------------------------12----12b13-(12)r12----------------||--------12p11h12p11-9-12p11p9-11-9h11h12p11p9----------------------------------------12s11-14s16----||-----------------------------------------------9--10h13p10-13-14------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Q. E +H.|---------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------||--2-----------------------------------3-----(3)----------------------------||--2-----------------------------------3-----(3)----------------------------||--0-----------------------------------1-----(1)----------------------------|
| | ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ | |-------6-------| |-----3------| |------6-------|
| S S S S S S S S T +T S S +Q +E E S S S S S S|--------------20----17-19--------------------------------17----17-19-------||-17--------19----19-------19b20r(19)----19-(19)--(19)-19----19-------20-19-||-----16s17---------------------------17------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Q. E +H. Q. E +H.|-----------------------|-------------------||-----------------------|-------------------||-----------------------|-------------------||--7--------8-(8)-------|-7-----8-(8)-------||--7--------8-(8)-------|-7-----8-(8)-------||--5--------6-(6)-------|-5-----6-(6)-------|
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| T S. E W Q W|-----------------------|-------------------||-----------------------|-------------------||-17--------------------|-------------------||-----19----------------|-------------------||-----------------------|-------------------||-----------------------|-------------------|
Q. E +H.|------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||--2---------------3----(3)----------------------||--2---------------3----(3)----------------------||--0---------------1----(1)----------------------|
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| ~~ ~~ ~~| S S S S E S S S S E S S S S Q|-12-----12s15-15-12----12s14-14-12----12s11-----||-----12-------------12-------------12-------13--||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------|
Q. E +H.|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||---2---------------------------3-------------(3)--------------------------------------------------------------------------------||---2---------------------------3-------------(3)--------------------------------------------------------------------------------||---0---------------------------1-------------(1)--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
| | ~~~~~~~ | |-----5-----| |-------6-------| |------6-------|
| +E T T X X X X T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T X X T T T T S E +S|------13-12-14-16p14p13-------17h19h21p19p17-19--17-------------------------12s16-17h19-17-15-----------------------------------||-(13)-------------------15-17-----------------------20-16s17-19-16s17-19-20-------------------17h19-16--------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------17-16----16--------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------19----17-16-(16)---||--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Q. E +H.|------------------------||------------------------||------------------------||-7----8-(8)-------------||-7----8-(8)-------------||-5----6-(6)-------------|
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| W E. S|------------------------||------------------13b15-||------------------------||------------------------||------------------------||------------------------|
Q. E +H.|--------------------------------------------------------------------------*||--------------------------------------------------------------------------*||--------------------------------------------------------------------------*||--7-------------------8--(8)----------------------------------------------*||--7-------------------8--(8)----------------------------------------------*||--5-------------------6--(6)----------------------------------------------*|
| | ~~~ | |----3----|
| Q S S +S +E S +S S +S +E E +E +E|------10-----------------10---------10------------------------------------*||-13------13b15r(13)-(13)-13b15r(13)-13b15r(13)b15r(13)-13b15-(13)r(13)----*||--------------------------------------------------------------------------*||--------------------------------------------------------------------------*||--------------------------------------------------------------------------*||--------------------------------------------------------------------------*|
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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