My Dying Bride - A Doomed Lover tab

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                           M Y   D Y I N G   B R I D E

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                           A   D O O M E D   L O V E R
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                        SONGS OF DARKNESS, WORDS OF LIGHT
                          (c) Peaceville Records - 2004
                           http://www.mydyingbride.org/


                                Tune Down  1/2 Step
                                 Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb

                                   Tempo = 90 BPM
                                Time Signature = 4/4



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                                  Transcribed by

                                  PADDY MCMULLAN
                            stinkypoohpants@yahoo.co.uk

                                   Version 1.1
                     (Corrections Outlined at Bottom of Tab)
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                             Tablature Symbols Used:


 p         -  Pull-Off
 h         -  Hammer-On
 \         -  Slide Down to/Down From
 /         -  Slide Up To/Up From
 ( / )     -  Legato Slide
 ( )       -  Ghost Note/Tied Note/Implied Note
 REST      -  Rest and sustain rest for duration of blank space
 |__3__|   -  Triplet notes
 \___/     -  Whammy Bar - Dip and return (Depth indicated above tab)
 |\____    -  Whammy Bar - Dive and hold (Depth indicated above tab)



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Intro 1.1: Guitars 1 and 2 with heavy distortion (Play once)
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// Fade in \\||---------------|--------------|--------------|||---------------|--------------|--------------|||---------------|--------------|--------------|||--4------------|--(4)---------|--(4)---------|||--2------------|--(2)---------|--(2)---------|||--0------------|--(0)---------|--(0)---------|
|----------------------|---------------|----------------------||----------------------|---------------|----------------------||----------------------|---------------|----------------------||--(4)--------4--------|--4------------|--(4)--------4--------||--(2)--------2--------|--2------------|--(2)--------2--------||--(0)--------2--------|--0------------|--(0)--------2--------|
|-----------|--------------|--------------|--------------|||-----------|--------------|--------------|--------------|||-----------|--------------|--------------|--------------|||--4--------|--(4)---------|--(4)---------|--(4)---------|||--2--------|--(2)---------|--(2)---------|--(2)---------|||--3--------|--(3)---------|--(3)---------|--(3)---------||
================================================================================ Intro 1.2a: Guitar 1 (Play once) ================================================================================
||-------------------|----------------------|-------------------|||-------------------|----------------------|-------------------|||-------------------|----------------------|-------------------|||--4----------------|--(4)--------4--------|--4----------------|||--2----------------|--(2)--------2--------|--2----------------|||--0----------------|--(0)--------2--------|--0----------------|
|----------------------|----------|---------|---------|---------||----------------------|----------|---------|---------|---------||----------------------|----------|---------|---------|---------||--(4)--------4--------|--4-------|--(4)----|--(4)----|--(4)----||--(2)--------2--------|----------|---------|---------|---------||--(0)--------2--------|----------|---------|---------|---------|
================================================================================ Intro 1.2b: Guitar 2 (Play once) ================================================================================
||-------------|----------------------|-------------|||-------------|----------------------|-------------|||-------------|----------------------|-------------|||--4----------|--(4)--------4--------|--4----------|||--2----------|--(2)--------2--------|--2----------|||--0----------|--(0)--------2--------|--0----------|
|----------------------|-------------|-----------------------||----------------------|-------------|-----------------------||----------------------|-------------|-----------------------||--(4)--------4--------|--4----------|--(4)---------(4)(4)---||--(2)--------2--------|--2----------|--(2)---------(2)(2)---||--(0)--------2--------|--3----------|--(3)----------3--3----|
|---------------|----------------------|||---------------|----------------------|||---------------|----------------------|||--(4)----------|---(4)(4)--(4)--(4)---|||--(2)----------|---(2)(2)--(2)--(2)---|||--(3)----------|----3--3----2b3--2----||
================================================================================ Riff 1: Guitars 1 and 2 (Play twice) ================================================================================
||-------------|----------------------|---------------|||-------------|----------------------|---------------|||-------------|----------------------|---------------|||--4----------|--(4)--------4--------|--4------------|||--2----------|--(2)--------2--------|--2------------|||--0----------|--(0)--------2--------|--0------------|
|----------------------|---------------|----------------------||----------------------|---------------|----------------------||----------------------|---------------|----------------------||--(4)--------4--------|--4------------|--(4)--------4--------||--(2)--------2--------|--2------------|--(2)--------2--------||--(0)--------2--------|--3------------|--(3)--------2--------|
|-------------------|---------------------| ||-------------------|---------------------| ||-------------------|---------------------|*||--4----------------|--(4)----------------|*||--2----------------|--(2)----------------| ||--3----------------|--(3)----------------| |
================================================================================ Riff 2: Guitars 1 and 2 (Play 3 times) ================================================================================
||---------------|------------------------|---------------|||---------------|------------------------|---------------|||--4------------|--(4)-------------------|--4------------|||--4------------|--(4)-------------------|--4------------|||--2------------|--(2)-------------------|--2------------|||--2------------|--(2)--------3----2--3--|--2------------|
|------------------------|---------------|--------------||------------------------|---------------|--------------||--(4)-------------------|---------------|--------------||--(4)-------------------|--6------------|--(6)---------||--(2)-------------------|-(6)-----------|--(6)---------||--(2)--------3----2--3--|--4------------|--(4)---------|
|---------------|------------------| ||---------------|------------------| ||---------------|------------------|*||--6------------|--(6)-------------|*||--6------------|--(6)-------------| ||--4------------|--(4)-------------| |
In bar 5, the first time it is played guitar 2 only plays the ghost note. In bar 6, all notes become ghost notes after the first play. ================================================================================ Guitars 1 and 2 play riff 1 twice, with the variations outlined below ================================================================================ *First time*
||---------------|----------------------|---------------|||---------------|----------------------|---------------|||---------------|----------------------|---------------|||--4------------|--(4)--------4--------|--4------------|||--2------------|--(2)--------2--------|--2------------|||--0------------|--(0)--------2--------|--0------------|
|----------------------|-----------|--------|--------|--------|||----------------------|-----------|--------|--------|--------|||----------------------|-----------|--------|--------|--------|||--(4)--------4--------|--4--------|--(4)---|--(4)---|--(4)---|||--(2)--------2--------|--2--------|--(2)---|--(2)---|--(2)---|||--(0)--------2--------|--3--------|--(3)---|--(3)---|--(3)---||
*Second time*
||-----------|----------------------|------------|----------------------|||-----------|----------------------|------------|----------------------|||-----------|----------------------|------------|----------------------|||--4--------|--(4)--------4--------|--4---------|--(4)--------4--------|||--2--------|--(2)--------2--------|--2---------|--(2)--------2--------|||--0--------|--(0)--------2--------|--0---------|--(0)--------2--------|
|---------------|----------------------|-------------------||---------------|----------------------|-------------------||---------------|----------------------|-------------------||--4------------|--(4)--------4--------|--4----------------||--2------------|--(2)--------2--------|--2----------------||--3------------|--(3)--------2--------|--3----------------|
|---------------------|||---------------------|||---------------------|||---------------------|||-----------2---------|||--3---------------3--||
The following is a guitar transcription of the piano, which enters on bar 5:
||--16----17----21----17----|--------------------------|||--------------------------|--------------------------|||--------------------------|--19----18----------------|||--------------------------|--------------18----19----|||--------------------------|--------------------------|||--------------------------|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------14--||--------------------------|-----------------------|---------------------||--------------------------|-----------------------|---------------------||--------------11----------|-----------------------|---------------------||--11----12----------12----|-----------------------|--4------------------||--------------------------|--10----9--------5--4--|--2------------------|
|--(14)----------------------|--------------------|-------------------------||----------14----------------|--------------------|-------------------------||----------------14----13----|--13----------------|--11---------------------||----------------------------|--------------------|--------11----7----6--7--||----------------------------|--------------------|-------------------------||----------------------------|--------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------|||-------------------|||--6----------------|||-------------------|||-------------------|||-------------------||
Note: the piano arrangement is to be played with the same tuning as guitars 1 & 2. If you want to play it on an actual piano/keyboard, here are the "standard tuning" notes (the ghost note in bar 5 is unplayable on a standard tuned 6-string guitar):
||--13----14----18----14----|--------------------------|||--------------------------|--------------------------|||--------------------------|--16----15----------------|||--------------------------|--------------15----16----|||--------------------------|--------------------------|||--------------------------|--------------------------|||--------------------------|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|----------------------|-----------------11--||--------------------------|----------------------|---------------------||--------------------------|----------------------|---------------------||--------------------------|----------------------|---------------------||--------------13----------|----------------------|--1------------------||--13----14----------14----|--7----6--------2--1--|---------------------||--------------------------|----------------------|-(4)-----------------|
|--(11)----------------------|--------------------|-----------------------||----------11----------------|--------------------|-----------------------||----------------11----10----|--10----------------|--8--------------------||----------------------------|--------------------|-------8---------------||----------------------------|--------------------|------------9----8--9--||----------------------------|--------------------|-----------------------||----------------------------|--------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------|||-------------------|||-------------------|||--8----------------|||-------------------|||-------------------|||-------------------||
================================================================================ Riff 3: Guitars 1 and 2 (Play once through, while guitar 3 plays lead riff 1) ================================================================================
||-------------|-------------|--------------|||-------------|-------------|--------------|||--5----------|--(5)--------|--(5)---------|||--5----------|--(5)--------|--(5)---------|||--3----------|--(3)--------|--(3)---------|||--3----------|--(3)--------|--(3)---------|
|-----------------------|-------------|-------------||-----------------------|-------------|-------------||--(5)--------5----5----|--6----------|--(6)--------||--(5)--------5----5----|--6----------|--(6)--------||--(3)--------3----3----|--4----------|--(4)--------||--(3)--------3----3----|--4----------|--(4)--------|
|----------------------|--------------------------|-------------||----------------------|--------------------------|-------------||--(6)--------------6--|--6--9--9--9--9--8--8--5--|--5----------||--(6)--------------6--|--6--9--9--9--9--8--8--5--|--5----------||--(4)--------------4--|--4--7--7--7--7--6--6--3--|--3----------||--(4)--------------4--|--4--7--7--7--7--6--6--3--|--3----------|
|------------|-------------|-----------------------||------------|-------------|-----------------------||--(5)-------|--(5)--------|--(5)--------5----5----||--(5)-------|--(5)--------|--(5)--------5----5----||--(3)-------|--(3)--------|--(3)--------3----3----||--(3)-------|--(3)--------|--(3)--------3----3----|
|-----------|------------|------------||-----------|------------|------------||--6--------|--(6)-------|--(6)-------||--6--------|--(6)-------|--(6)-------||--4--------|--(4)-------|--(4)-------||--4--------|--(4)-------|--(4)-------|
|------------|----------|---------------||------------|----------|---------------||--(6)-------|--5-------|--(5)----------||--(6)-------|--5-------|--(5)----------||--(4)-------|--3-------|--(3)----------||--(4)-------|--3-------|--(3)----------|
|-------------|-------------------------|-----------||-------------|-------------------------|-----------||--(5)--------|--(5)--------5--5--5--5--|--6--------||--(5)--------|--(5)--------5--5--5--5--|--6--------||--(3)--------|--(3)--------3--3--3--3--|--4--------||--(3)--------|--(3)--------3--3--3--3--|--4--------|
|-------------|-----------|-------------------------||-------------|-----------|-------------------------||--(6)--------|--(6)------|--(6)--------5--6--6--5--||--(6)--------|--(6)------|--(6)--------5--6--6--5--||--(4)--------|--(4)------|--(4)--------3--4--4--3--||--(4)--------|--(4)------|--(4)--------3--4--4--3--|
|-------------|------------|--------------||-------------|------------|--------------||--5----------|--(5)-------|--(5)---------||--5----------|--(5)-------|--(5)---------||--3----------|--(3)-------|--(3)---------||--3----------|--(3)-------|--(3)---------|
|-----------------------|-------------|--------------||-----------------------|-------------|--------------||--(5)--------5----5----|--6----------|--(6)---------||--(5)--------5----5----|--6----------|--(6)---------||--(3)--------3----3----|--4----------|--(4)---------||--(3)--------3----3----|--4----------|--(4)---------|
|------------|-----------------------|--------------||------------|-----------------------|--------------||--(6)-------|--(6)------------------|--------------||--(6)-------|--(6)------------------|--------------||--(4)-------|--(4)------------4--3--|--3-----------||--(4)-------|--(4)------------------|--------------|
|--------------|------------------|------------------|||--------------|------------------|------------------|||--------------|------------------|------------------|||--------------|------------------|------------------|||--(3)---------|--(3)-------------|--(3)-------------|||--------------|------------------|------------------||
================================================================================ Lead Riff 1: Guitar 3 with heavy distortion (Play once through) ================================================================================
|___3___|||------------------------|-------------------------------------|||------------------------|-------------------------------------|||------------------------|-------------------------------------|||-/17------------17h 18--|--17------15--17--18--17h18p(17\15)--|||------------------------|-------------------------------------|||------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|___3___| |___3___||---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||--17------17h18p(17\15)------15h17p(15\| 14)h 15--14h 15--(15/18)-17--(17\ 5)-||---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|--------------------||--------------------|----------------------|--------------------||--------------------|----------------------|--------------------||--6-----------------|-------------------6--|--6--------------6--||-----------8--------|--(8)-----------------|--------------------||--------------------|----------------------|--------------------|
|------------------------------|--------------------||------------------------------|--------------------||------------------------------|--------------------||--(6/ 9)--9--9--9--8--(8\ 6)--|--17h ||------------------------------|--------------------||------------------------------|--------------------|
|___3___| |___3___| |___3___||-------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||-------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||-------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|| 18p 17h 18p 17--17h18p(17\15)----|--17------17h18p(17\15)------15h17p(15\||-------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||-------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|---------------|----------------------||------------------------------------|---------------|----------------------||------------------------------------|---------------|-------------6--------|| 14)h 15--14h 15--14--15--(14\ 5)--|--6------------|--(6)-----------------||------------------------------------|---------------|----------------------||------------------------------------|---------------|----------------------|
|--------------------|---------------------|--------------------||--------------------|---------------------|--------------------||--------------------|---------------------|--------------------||--6-----------------|---------------------|-/17----------------||-----------8--------|--(8)----------------|--------------------||--------------------|---------------------|--------------------|
|___3___||-------------------------------------|--------------------------||-------------------------------------|--------------------------||-------------------------------------|----------15--------------||--(17)--------17--18--17h18p(17\15)--|--17------------17----18--||-------------------------------------|--------------------------||-------------------------------------|--------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------|--------------------------||---------------------------|---------------|--------------------------||----------15---------------|---------------|--------------------------||----17----------(17\ 5)--|--6------------|--(6)--------(6\ 5)----5--||---------------------------|---------------|--------------------------||---------------------------|---------------|--------------------------|
|------------------------|----------------------|--------------------||------------------------|----------------------|--------------------||------------------------|----------------------|--------------------||--(5/ 6)------6------8--|----6----5----6----5--|-/17----------------||------------------------|----------------------|--------------------||------------------------|----------------------|--------------------|
|___3___| |___3___| |___3___||-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||--(17)--------17--18--17h18p(17\15)--|--17------17h18p(17\15)------15h17p15-||-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|------------------|-------------------||---------------------------------------|------------------|-------------------||---------------------------------------|----------6-------|--(6)--------------||--15h 17--(17/ 18)--(18\ 17)--(17\ 6)--|--6---------------|------------6------||---------------------------------------|------------------|-------------------||---------------------------------------|------------------|-------------------|
1/2 2 (Gradual) \___/ |\_______|---------------------|--------------------|--------------------||---------------------|--------------------|--------------------||--6------------------|--------------------|--------------------||-----------6---------|-----------*--------|--------------------||------------------8--|--8--------8--------|--7--------7--------||---------------------|--------------------|--------------------|
____________________________________________--------------|--------------|--------------||--------------|--------------|--------------||--------------|--------------|--------------||--------------|--------------|--------------||--(7)---------|--(7)---------|--(7)---------||--------------|--------------|--------------||
================================================================================ Riff 4: Guitars 1 and 2 (Play 10 times) [Tempo = 110 BPM] ================================================================================
||--------------------------|--------------------------|||--------------------------|--------------------------|||--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|--5--5--5--5--------------|||--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|--5--5--5--5--6--6--6--6--|||--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|--3--3--3--3--6--6--6--6--|||--------------------------|--------------4--4--4--4--|
|--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------||--5--5--5--5--3--3--3--3--|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--||--5--5--5--5--3--3--3--3--|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--||--3--3--3--3--1--1--1--1--|--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--|
|--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------8--8--||--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--|--6--6--6--6--5--5--8--8--||--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--|--6--6--6--6--5--5--6--6--||--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--|--4--4--4--4--3--3--------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------| ||--------------------------|--------------------------| ||--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|*||--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|*||--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--| ||--------------------------|--------------------------| |
At alternate intervals the 4th bar is doubled in length, making the overall riff 9 bars long, rather than 8. Hold the following chord after playing the riff 10 times:
|----------||----------||--5-------||--5-------||--3-------||----------|
================================================================================ Lead Riff 2.1: Guitar 3 (Play 10 times) ================================================================================
||---------------|----------------------|--------------------|||---------------|----------------------|--------------------|||--5------------|--(5)--------7--------|--4--------5--------|||---------------|----------------------|--------------------|||---------------|----------------------|--------------------|||---------------|----------------------|--------------------|
|--------------|--------------|----------------------||--------------|--------------|----------------------||--(5)---------|--(5)---------|--(5)--------7--------||--------------|--------------|----------------------||--------------|--------------|----------------------||--------------|--------------|----------------------|
*Additional bar*|--------------------|--------------| |--------------| ||--------------------|--------------| |--------------| ||--4--------5--------|--(5)---------|*|--(5)---------|*||--------------------|--------------|*|--------------|*||--------------------|--------------| |--------------| ||--------------------|--------------| |--------------| |
Play the first 8 bars, and then play them again with the additional bar, and repeat this pattern each time the part is played. ================================================================================ Lead Riff 2.2: Guitar 4 with heavy distortion (Play 9 times) ================================================================================
|------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------|--------------------------||--5--4---------------4--|--5--4--5--4--7--4--5--4--||--------6--5------6-----|--------------------------||------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------|--------------------------|
|------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------|--------------------------||--5--4---------------4--|--5--4--5--4--7--4--5--4--||--------6--5------6-----|--------------------------||------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|------------------------||--------------------------|------------------------||--5--4--5--4--5--7--5--7--|--5--4---------------4--||--------------------------|--------6--5------6-----||--------------------------|------------------------||--------------------------|------------------------|
|--------------------------|------------------------| ||--------------------------|------------------------| ||--5--4--5--4--7--4--5--4--|--5--4---------------4--|*||--------------------------|--------6--5------6-----|*||--------------------------|------------------------| ||--------------------------|------------------------| |
*Additional bar*|--------------------------| ||--------------------------| ||--5--4--5--4--5--4--5--4--|*||--------------------------|*||--------------------------| ||--------------------------| |
This part enters on the second repeat of riff 4. Play the first 8 bars, then play them again with the additional bar added to the end to make 9 bars, and alternate between these patterns until the song ends. ================================================================================ Lead Riff 2.3: Guitar 5 with heavy distortion (Play 8 times) ================================================================================ *Enter on the second repeat of riff 4*
||---------------|-----------------------|--------------------|||---------------|-----------------------|--------------------|||---------------|-----------------------|--------------------|||--5------------|--(5)--------5h 6------|--5--------3--------|||---------------|-----------------------|--------------------|||---------------|-----------------------|--------------------|
|-------------|-----------------------|-----------------------||-------------|-----------------------|-----------------------||-------------|-----------------------|-----------------------||--(3)--------|--(3)--------3--6------|--(6)--------6--8------||-------------|-----------------------|-----------------------||-------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|---------------|----------------------|--------------------||---------------|----------------------|--------------------||---------------|----------------------|--------------------||--5------------|--(5)--------------8--|--10----------------||---------------|----------------------|--------------------||---------------|----------------------|--------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------|--------------||----------------------------|----------------------|--------------||----------------------------|----------------------|--------------||--(10)------10--12------13--|--12--------10--------|--(10)--------||----------------------------|----------------------|--------------||----------------------------|----------------------|--------------|
|--------------------------|------------------------|----------------------||--------------------------|------------------------|----------------------||--------------------------|------------------------|----------------------||--(10)------10--13--------|--(13)--------------13--|--15--------10--------||--------------------------|------------------------|----------------------||--------------------------|------------------------|----------------------|
|------------------| ||------------------| ||------------------|*||--(10)------------|*||------------------| ||------------------| |
================================================================================ End ================================================================================ Tab summary: Intro 1.1 X 1 Intro 1.2a + Intro 1.2b X 1 Riff 1 X 2 Riff 2 X 3 Riff 1 X 2 (With Variations) Riff 3 + Lead Riff 1 X 1 Riff 4 X 10 + Lead Riff 2.1 X 10, 2.2 X 9, 2.3 X 8 END ----------------------- Corrections (15/12/07): ----------------------- * Minor adjustments to text ----------------------- Corrections (26/01/06): ----------------------- * Corrected the piano arrangement, and added a standard tuning transcription
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