My Dying Bride - Black Heart Romance tab

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

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                      B L A C K   H E A R T   R O M A N C E
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                               THE DREADFUL HOURS
                          (c) Peaceville Records - 2001
                           http://www.mydyingbride.org/


                              Tune Down 1 & 1/2 Steps
                                  C# F# B E G# C#

                                  Tempo = 65 BPM
                               Time Signature = 6/4



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                                 Transcribed by

                                 PADDY MCMULLAN
                           stinkypoohpants@yahoo.co.uk

                                   Version 1.2
                     (Corrections Outlined at Bottom of Tab)
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                             Tablature Symbols Used:


 P.M...    -  Palm Mute
 p         -  Pull-Off
 h         -  Hammer-On
 \         -  Slide Down to/Down From
 /         -  Slide Up To/Up From
 H         -  Harmonic/Natural Harmonic (Affected notes are enclosed in < >)
 ( )       -  Ghost Note/Tied Note/Implied Note
 1/2/3/4   -  Suggested Fingering (1 = first finger, 4 = little finger, etc.)
 %         -  Whammy Bar (Articulation is indicated above tab, blank spaces
              indicate length of articulation)
 REST      -  Rest and sustain rest for duration of blank space



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Riff 1a: Guitar 1 with distortion (Play 5 times: 1st time doubles as intro)
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||---------------------------------|---------------------------------| |||---------------------------------|---------------------------------| |||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|*|||-----------------------7-5-7--9\ |---------------------------------|*|||--2----2/ 5----------------------|--2----2/ 5----------------2--5\ | |||---------------------------------|---------------------0--3--------| |
================================================================================ Riff 1b: Guitar 2 with heavy distortion enters on bar 3 (Play 4 times) ================================================================================ *Hold notes where fingerings are suggested*
||------------------------------------|------------------------------------| |||------------------------------------|------------------------------------| |||------------------------------------|------------------------------------|*|||--2----2--0----0--------------------|--2----2--0----0--------------------|*|||--2----2--2----2-----5-----2--5-----|--2----2--2----2-----5-----2--5-----| |||--0----0--3----3--2-----3--------2--|--0----0--3----3--2-----3--------2--| | 1 4 2 1 4 1 1 4 2 1 4 1
================================================================================ Riff 2a: Guitar 3 with clean tone and mild delay (Play 4 times) ================================================================================ *Let ring throughout - hold the implied chord whenever possible* ================= | Implied chord | =================
||--12----| ||--12----| ||--12----| ||--14----| ||--------| ||--------|
||--12------------------------------------------------------|||-----12-15p12---------------------------------------------|||--------------12h14p(12)----------12----------------------|||---------------------12h14-14--------12h14----16p12-14----|||----------------------------------------------------------|||----------------------------------------------------------| 1 1 4 1 1 3 1 3 3 1 1 3 4 1 3
|--12-------------------------------------------------------| ||-----12-15p12----------------------------------------------| ||--------------12h14p(12)----------12--------11b12r11-------|*||---------------------12-14-14--------12h14-----------------|*||-----------------------------------------------------------| ||-----------------------------------------------------------| | 1 1 4 1 1 3 1 3 3 1 1 3 1
================================================================================ Riff 2b: Guitar 4 with clean tone (Play 4 times) ================================================================================ *Let ring throughout*
||----------------------------------|----------------------------------| |||--0-------------------------------|--0-------------------------------| |||-----5------------0---------------|-----5------------0---------------|*|||--------------------------4-------|----------------------------------|*|||--7-------------------------------|--7-----------------------7-------| |||----------8----8--7----7--5----5--|----------8----8--7----7-------7--| |
This riff is a translation of the ambient sounds which are present during Riff 2a. There are multiple sounds and instruments playing various notes, so this riff's tab is only a generalisation to help you recreate the sound. ================================================================================ Guitars 1 and 2 play Riff 1a/1b twice ================================================================================ ================================================================================ Guitars 3 and 4 play Riff 2a/2b twice ================================================================================ ================================================================================ Guitars 1 and 2 play Riff 1b twice (Guitar 2 plays with the following variation) ================================================================================
||------------------------------------|------------------------------------| |||------------------------------------|------------------------------------| |||------------------------------------|------------------------------------|*|||--2----2--0----0--------------------|--2----2--0----0--------------------|*|||--2----2--2----2-----5-----2--------|--2----2--2----2-----5-----2--------| |||--0----0--3----3--2-----3-----3--2--|--0----0--3----3--2-----3-----3--2--| | 1 4 2 1 2 1 1 4 2 1 2 1
Both guitars replace the first bar of the riff with the following on the 2nd repeat:
||-----------------------------------|||-----------------------------------|||-----------------------------------|||---------0----0--------------------|||--2-2-2--2----2-----5-----2-(5)----|||--0-0-0--3----3--2-----3-----3--2--| .....
Note: the ghost note is played by guitar 2 only ================================================================================ Riff 3: Guitars 1 and 2 (Play once through) Note the variation in the third bar ================================================================================
||----------------------------------------|||----------------------------------------|||--6--6--6--5----------------------------|||--6--6--6--5----------------------------|||--4--4--4--3------0h2p0---0h3-----2--2--|||--4--4--4--3------------3-----1p0-0--0--| P.M.
|----------------------------------------||----------------------------------------||--6--6--6--5----------------------------||--6--6--6--5----------------------------||--4--4--4--3------0h2p0---0h3-----2--2--||--4--4--4--3------------3-----1p0-0--0--| ....
|----------------------------------------||-------------------------------------R ||--6--6--6--5-------------------------E ||--6--6--6--5-------------------------S ||--4--4--4--3------0h2p0---0h3-----2--T ||--4--4--4--3------------3-----1p0-0-----| .
|----------------------------------------||----------------------------------------||--6--6--6--5----------------------------||--6--6--6--5----------------------------||--4--4--4--3------0h2p0---0h3-----2--2--||--4--4--4--3------------3-----1p0-0--0--| ....
================================================================================ Guitars 1 & 2 rest while the bass plays the following 2 times: [Tempo = 70 BPM] ================================================================================
||--7------6------------------|--9-------8------------------| |||--8------7------------------|--10------9------------------|*|||----------------------------|-----------------------------|*|||----------------------------|-----------------------------| |
================================================================================ Riff 4: Guitars 1 and 2 (Play 4 times) [Time Sig = 4/4] ================================================================================
||------------------------------|-------------------------------| |||------------------------------|-------------------------------| |||------------------------------|-------------------------------|*|||------------------------------|-------------------------------|*|||------------------------5-----|---------------------5---------| |||--6--6--6-7-5--5--5-6-7---7-6-|--7--7--7-5-5--5-6-7---7-5-5-5-| |
================================================================================ Riff 5a: Guitars 1 and 2 (Play 4 times) [Time sig = 8/4] ================================================================================
% (Gradually depress whammy bar 2 full steps on the 4th chord)||------------------------------| |||------------------------------| |||--6--6--6--5 |*|||--6--6--6--5 |*|||--4--4--4--3 | |||--4--4--4--3 | |
================================================================================ Riff 5b: Guitar 5 with heavy distortion (Play 4 times) ================================================================================ *Lets harmonic notes ring out*
H H H % (Gradually depress whammy bar 2 full steps on 4th note)||--<12>-----------------------------| |||-------<12>------------------------| |||------------<12>--9 |*|||-----------------------------------|*|||-----------------------------------| |||-----------------------------------| |
================================================================================ Guitars 1 and 2 play Riff 4 4 times ================================================================================ ================================================================================ Guitars 1, 2 and 5 play Riff 5a/5b 4 times, then guitars 1 and 2 play Fill 1 ================================================================================ ======================================= [ Fill 1: Guitars 1 and 2 (Play once) ] =======================================
||-----------|| ||-----------|| ||--6--6--6--|| ||--6--6--6--|| ||--4--4--4--|| ||--4--4--4--||
================================================================================ Guitars 1 and 2 play Riff 1a/1b 4 times ================================================================================ ================================================================================ Guitars 3 and 4 play Riff 2a/2b 4 times, allowing the final notes to ring out ================================================================================ ================================================================================ End ================================================================================ Tab summary: Riff 1a X 1 Riff 1a/1b X 4 Riff 2a/2b X 4 Riff 1a/1b X 4 Riff 1b X 2 Riff 2a/2b X 4 Riff 3 X 1 Bass Riff X 2 Riff 4 X 4 Riff 5a/5b X 4 Riff 4 X 4 Riff 5a/5b X 4 Fill 1 X 1 Riff 1a/1b X 4 Riff 2a/2b X 4 (Allow last notes of last bar to ring out) END ----------------------- Corrections (23/12/06): ----------------------- * Added riff 1b's variations ----------------------- Corrections (09/01/05): ----------------------- * Added rests * Improved slides * Improved whammy bar * Minor adjustments to layout
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