Nile – Chapter For Transforming Into A Snake tab

Band:  Nile
Album: Black Seeds Of Vengeance
Song:  Chapter For Transforming Into A Snake

Copyright (c)  (Relapse) (2000)
Version 1.0 - (10/2/04)



.  - 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

Tunning: A E A D F# B


Intro: This is very hard to make out so might not be 100% correct

|---------------------|-------------------------||---------------------|-------------------------||---------------------|-------------------------||---------------------|-------------------------||---------------------|-00-11-33-4--33-44-77-66-||-4310-4310-8750-4310-|-00-11-33-4--33-44-77-66-| .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
Riff A1:
|-------------------------------||-------------------------------||-------------------------------||---10-12h13p12\10--------------||------------------121210109966-||-0-----------------------------|
Riff A2:
|----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||---3-5h6p5\3----------||-0-----------77554411-|
Riff B1:
|-----------------|-------------------||-----------------|-------------------||-7----8--7-7--8--|-7-7--8--7-7--8--7-||-5----6--5-5--6--|-5-5--6--5-5--6--5-||-5----6--5-5--6--|-5-5--6--5-5--6--5-||-5----6--5-5--6--|-5-5--6--5-5--6--5-|
Riff C1: Riff C2:
|---------------------| |---------------------||---------------------| |---------------------||---------------------| |---------------------||---------------------| |-4310-310--4310-310--||-4310-310--4310-310--| |---------------------||-4310-310--4310-310--| |---------------------| .... ... .... ... .... ... .... ...
Riff C3: ______________________ 1||---------------------|-----------------------||---------------------|-----------------------||---------------------|----------7/8\7--4/5\4-||---------------------|-----------------------||-4310-310--4310-310--|-4310-310-5/6\5--2/3\2-||-4310-310--4310-310--|-4310-310--------------|
.... ... .... ... .... ..._____________________ ____________________ 2| 3||----------------------|---------------------||----------------------|---------------------||----------------------|----------8--7--5--4-||----------------------|---------------------||-4310-310-66-55-33-22-|-4310-310-6--5--3--2-||-4310-310-------------|-4310-310------------| .... ... .. .. .. .. .... ...
Riff B2:
|----------------------||----------------------||-7--8--7--/11--10--8--||-5--6--5--/-9---8--6--||-5--6--5--/-9---8--6--||-5--6--5--/-9---8--6--|
Bridge 1:
grad bend grad bend|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------||-----------------|-------------------|-------------------||-----------------|-------------------|-------------------||---------/5------|-------------------|---------/5bh----r-||-----------------|-9--8-8-6-6-5------|-------------------||-5bq-------------|-9--8-8-6-6-5-/9-6-|-5bq---------------| . . . . . .
|------------------|----------------------||------------------|----------------------||------------------|-7/8--8/10--10\8--8\7-||-5555666699996665-|-5/6--6/-8---8\6--6\5-||------------------|-5/6--6/-8---8\6--6\5-||------------------|-5/6--6/-8---8\6--6\5-|
Bridge 2:
|-------------------|-------------------|------------------||-------------------|-------------------|------------------||-------------------|-------------------|------------------||-----------/555555-|-5555----------/55-|-55555555---------||-------------------|-------------------|------------------||-5555555555--------|-----6655555555----|---------66555555-|
____________________ ____________________________________________ 1,2| 3||---------------------|--------------------|-----------|------------||---------------------|--------------------|-----------|------------||---------------------|--------------------|-----------|------------||---/5555555555-------|---/5555555555------|-----------|------------||---------------------|--------------------|-----------|------------||-55------------6-8-6-|-55------------4----|-----3-----|------1-----|
Solo Backing 1: ____________________ ____________________ 1| 2||---------------------|---------------------|---------------------||---------------------|---------------------|---------------------||---------------------|---------------------|---------------------||---------------------|---------------------|----------1--4--3--1-||---------------------|---------------------|---------------------||-4310-4310-8750-4310-|-00001111-1--4--3--1-|-00001111------------| .... .... .... .... ........ ........
Solo Backing 2:
|------------------------||------------------------||------------------------||-0--4--3--1--0--4--3--1-||------------------------||-0--4--3--1--0--4--3--1-|
Solo Backing 3:
|------------------------||------------------------||------------------------||-0--11--8--7----5--4--1-||------------------------||------------------------|
Solo: This comes in over the last bar of Bridge 2
|--------/18----|-1517181715-141517154-1517-||---------------|---------------------------||---------------|---------------------------||---------------|---------------------------||---------------|---------------------------||---------------|---------------------------|
|181715---------------------------|---------------------------------||------20191719171617161416141314-|1311131110------------------13h14||---------------------------------|----------131110------131416-----||---------------------------------|----------------121315-----------||---------------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------||h16p14p13-11-10-10h11p10\8-10bh-r-bh-r-bh-| This bend-release of|------------------------------------------| the 10 continues while|------------------------------------------| guitar 2 takes over in|------------------------------------------| the next bar|------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------|-----------------------1415171514-||-45757878108101110111311-|-1314131416141617161719-----------||-------------------------|----------------------------------||-------------------------|----------------------------------||-------------------------|----------------------------------||-------------------------|----------------------------------|
t t t t t t t t x4|-17p15-18p15-17p15-18p15-17p15-18p15-17p15-18p15-||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------|
grad bend|-21bh---------r-|-bh-r-bh--------r-|-17---18---21---18---17--||----------------|------------------|-------------------------||----------------|------------------|-------------------------||----------------|------------------|-------------------------||----------------|------------------|-------------------------||----------------|------------------|-------------------------|
|-15---17---18---17---17bh-||--------------------------| Hold that last bend|--------------------------| over the next bar of|--------------------------| Riff C3|--------------------------||--------------------------|
Riff B3: x3|---------------------|---------------------||---------------------|---------------------||-7--8--7--/11--10--8-|-/11--10--8--7--8--7-||-5--6--5--/-9---8--6-|-/-9---8--6--5--6--5-||-5--6--5--/-9---8--6-|-/-9---8--6--5--6--5-||-5--6--5--/-9---8--6-|-/-9---8--6--5--6--5-|
Riff C4: ______________________ 1||---------------------|-----------------------||---------------------|-----------------------||---------------------|----------7/8\7--4/5\4-||---------------------|-----------------------||-4310-310--4310-310--|-4310-310-5/6\5--2/3\2-||-4310-310--4310-310--|-4310-310--------------|
.... ... .... ... .... ..._____________________ 2||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||-4310-310-66-55-33-22-||-4310-310-------------| .... ... .. .. .. ..
Ending:
|-------------||-------------||-------------||-------------||-0-----------||-0-----------|
Song Structure: Intro Riff A1 (x5) Riff A2 (x4) Riff B1 Riff C1 (x2) Riff C2 (x2) Riff C3 Riff B2 (x4) Bridge 1 __ Bridge 2 | Solo Backing 1 | Solo played over this section, Solo Backing 2 (x2) | coming in over the last bar of Solo Backing 3 (x4) | Bridge 2. Riff C1 (x2) | Riff C2 (x2) __| Riff C4 Riff B3 Riff A1 (x4) Riff A2 (x4) Ending There you have it! It should all be there but if I've made an error or you just want to make a comment, feel free to email me. END
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