Fear Factory - Messiah tab

Author/Artist: Fear Factory 
Title: Messiah 
Album: Demanufacture (Import) 
Transcribed by: Postal 
Email: fearshock@hotmail.com 
 
 
	Notation Key: 
 
	*: palm muted note 
	h: hammer-on 
	p: pull-off 
	b: bend 
	r: release 
	/: slide up 
	\: slide down 
	v: vibrato 
	t: right hand tap  
	x: muted note (or rake) 
	n.h.: natural harmonic 
	a.h.: artificial harmonic 
 
Special Thanks to JZ (My boy and bassist) for help on these tabs 
 
Tuning:  7-string guitar on a 6-string with last string  
remaining the same (B E A D G E). 
 
Riff A -|--------------------------------------------------------|------------------- -|--------------------------------------------------------|------------------- -|--------------------------------------------------------|------------------- -|--------------------------------------------------------|------------------- -|--------------------------------------------------------|------------------- -|-2222--3333--2222--3333--2222--3333--22223333333333333--|------------------- **** **** **** **** **** **** *****************
Riff B -|-----------------------------------------------------|---------------------- -|-----------------------------------------------------|---------------------- -|-----------------------------------------------------|---------------------- -|-----------------------------------------------------|---------------------- -|-----------------------------------------------------|---------------------- -|-2--3333--2222--3333--2222--3333--22223333333333333--|---------------------- * **** **** **** **** **** *****************
Riff C On this and the next riff there is a delay effect added. -|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------- -|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------- -|-88888888888888889999999999999999--|---------------------------------------- -|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------- -|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------- -|-----------------------------------|----------------------------------------
Riff D These are 10's and 11's and not 0's and 1's but count each number as a pickstroke. Basically Dino plays it too fast to make room. -|-10101010101010101111111111111111--|---------------------------------------- -|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------- -|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------- -|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------- -|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------- -|-----------------------------------|----------------------------------------
Riff E Put middle finger on the 2nd fret to play E5 chord and hold first finger on the 1st fret of B string. -|-------------------------------------------------------|-------------------- -|-------------------------------------------------------|-------------------- -|-------------------------------------------------------|-------------------- -|-2--------2--------2-----2--------2--------------------|-------------------- -|-0--------0--------0--3--0--------0--------------------|-------------------- -|----1111-----1111-----1-----1111-----1111111111111111--|-------------------- **** **** **** ****************
Riff F Put first finger on 3rd fret, middle finger on 4th, ring finger on the 5th, and pinkie finger on 6th fret. -|-------------------------------------------------------|-------------------- -|-------------------------------------------------------|-------------------- -|-------------------------------------------------------|-------------------- -|-6--------6--------6-----6--------6--------------------|-------------------- -|-4--------4--------4--5--4--------4--------------------|-------------------- -|----3333-----3333-----3-----3333-----3333333333333333--|-------------------- **** **** **** ****************
Riff G Same as Riff E. -|-------------------------------------------------|-------------------------- -|-------------------------------------------------|-------------------------- -|-------------------------------------------------|-------------------------- -|-2--------2--------2-----2--------2--------2-----|-------------------------- -|-0--------0--------0--3--0--------0--------0--3--|-------------------------- -|----1111-----1111-----1-----1111-----1111-----1--|--------------------------
**** **** **** **** * Riff G (cont.) -|----------------------------------------------------------------|----------- -|----------------------------------------------------------------|----------- -|----------------------------------------------------------------|----------- -|-2--------2--------2-----2--------2--------2--------------------|----------- -|-0--------0--------0--3--0--------0--------0--------------------|----------- -|----1111-----1111-----1-----1111-----1111-----1111111111111111--|----------- **** **** **** **** ****************
Riff H -|----|----------------------------------------------------------------------- -|----|----------------------------------------------------------------------- -|----|----------------------------------------------------------------------- -|----|----------------------------------------------------------------------- -|-3--|----------------------------------------------------------------------- -|-1--|----------------------------------------------------------------------- *
Arrangement: Riff A (x1) Riff B (x12) Riff C (x2) Riff D (x2) Riff B (x8) Riff C (x2) Riff D (x2) Riff E (x4) Riff F (x4) Riff C (x2) Riff D (x2) Riff E (x4) Riff G (x2) Riff H (x1) End. ====
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