Nile - Cast Down The Heretic tab version 1

Band:  Nile
Album: Annihilation of the Wicked
Song:  Cast Down The Heretic

.  - 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

Tuning Dropped A: A-E-A-D-F#-B

Please excuse any errors, this song is very hard to tab.

0:00 Riff 1 (the last note isnt played the last time) x3|-------------------------|-----------------||-------------------------|-----------------||-------------------------|----/-6---5---3--||-------------------------|----/-4---3---1--||-3-2-0-2-1-0-6-5-0-5-4-0-|--0-/-4---3---1--||-3-2-0-2-1-0-6-5-0-5-4-0-|--0--------------|
0:06 Riff 2 Left Guitar
|--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------||-131300-121200-121200-131300-121200-121200-16161616-15151515--|
0:08 Riff 2 Both
|------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------10/12-13---||-------------------------------------------------------10/12-13---||-13131313-13131313-12121212-13131313-12121212-13131313------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------||-13131313-13131313-12121212-13131313-12121212-13131313-16161616-15151515--|
|--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------||----------------------------10/12-13--||-------------------1-0-1-0--10/12-13--||-13131313-13131313-1-0-1-0------------| . . . .
0:13 Riff 3
|------------|---------------------------------||------------|---------------------------------||------------|---------------------------------||------------|-----------------------333-5-5~--||------------|-333333555666666555666-----------||-333333333..|---------------------------------|
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|------------|---------------------------------||------------|---------------------------------||------------|-----------------------333-5-5~--||------------|-333333555666666555666-----------||------------|---------------------------------||-333333333..|---------------------------------|
0:21 Riff 4
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------||---------------------------------|-----------------------------||---------------------------------|-----------------------------||---------------------------------|-------------------10/12-13--||---------------------------------|----------1-0-1-0--10/12-13--||-1-1-1-1-0-0-1-1-0-0-1-1-4-4-3-3-|-1-1-1-1--1-0-1-0------------| . . . .
|---------------------------------|-------------------------||---------------------------------|-------------------------||---------------------------------|-------------------------||---------------------------------|-------------------13-/--||---------------------------------|----------1-0-1-0--13-/--||-1-1-1-1-0-0-1-1-0-0-1-1-4-4-3-3-|-1-1-1-1--1-0-1-0--------| . . . .
0:28 Riff 3 Variation
|------------|------------------------------------||------------|------------------------------------||------------|------------------------------------||------------|-------------------------------ph---||------------|-333333555666666555666666--5-3-6~~--||-333333333..|------------------------------------|
| . .|------------|------------------------------------||------------|------------------------------------||------------|------------------------------------||------------|-333333555666666555666666--5-3-6~~--||------------|------------------------------------||-333333333..|------------------------------------| . .
0:36 Riff 2 Variation (Repeat twice, each time with a different ending)Right Guitar|--------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------||-13131313-13131313-12121212-13131313-12121212-13131313-16161616-15151515--|
Ending 1 Ending 2|---------------------------------------|----------------------------------||---------------------------------------|----------------------------------||---------------------------------------|----------------------------------||----------------------------10-12-13---|----------------------------13-/--||-------------------1-0-1-0--10-12-13---|-------------------1-0-1-0--13-/--||-13131313-13131313-1-0-1-0-------------|-13131313-12121212-1-0-1-0--------| . . . . . . . .
0:36 Low HarmonyLeft Guitar|---------------------------------|-----------------------------||---------------------------------|-----------------------------||---------------------------------|-----------------------------||---------------------------------|-------------------10/12-13--||---------------------------------|----------1-0-1-0--10/12-13--||-1-1-1-1-0-0-1-1-0-0-1-1-4-4-3-3-|-1-1-1-1--1-0-1-0------------| . . . .
|---------------------------------|-------------------------||---------------------------------|-------------------------||---------------------------------|-------------------------||---------------------------------|-------------------13-/--||---------------------------------|----------1-0-1-0--13-/--||-1-1-1-1-0-0-1-1-0-0-1-1-4-4-3-3-|-1-1-1-1--1-0-1-0--------|
Riff 5 Pt 1 0:43
|-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-16-15-13-0-13-12-10-0--||-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-16-15-13-0-13-12-10-0--| . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
|-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-------------------------------13--||-------------------------------11--||-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-16-15-13-0-11--||-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-16-15-13-0-----| . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Pt 2|-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-16-15-13-0-13-12-10-0--||-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-16-15-13-0-13-12-10-0--| . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
|------------------------------------||------------------------------------||---------------------13--14-----16--||---------------------11--12-----14--||-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0--11--12-----14--||-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-----------------| . . . . . . . . .
Pt 3|-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-16-15-13-0-13-12-10-0--||-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-16-15-13-0-13-12-10-0--| . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
|-------------------------------||-------------------------------||-------------------------------||-------------------------13-/--||-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-1-0--13-/--||-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-1-0--------| . . . . . . . . . . .
0:58 Riff 3 1:06 Riff 5 Pt 1 + Pt 3 1:14 Riff 3 Variation 1:21 Riff 5 Pt 1 + Pt 3 1:28 Riff 1 x 2 1:40 Riff 2
1:48 Riff 6 Left Guitar x2|------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------||-6-6-6-6-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3------------------------------------------||-------------------------4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2------------------||-------------------------------------------------4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3--|
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| Right Guitar|------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------||-8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5------------------------------------------||-------------------------6-6-6-6-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3-|
Riff 7: Both (tremolo picking)|-------------------------------||-------------------------------||-------------------------------||-12-11-----9-8-----6-5-----5~--||-------------------------------||-------9-6-----6-3-----3-2-----| . . . . . .
1:55 Riff 2 Variation 2:03 Riff 6
2:07 Riff 8Riff 7: Both (tremolo picking)|----------------------------------||----------------------------------||----------------------------------||---6-5-----9-8-----12-11-----11~--||----------------------------------||-------3-6-----6-9-------9-8------| . . . . . .
2:10 Riff 2 Variation 2:18 Riff 1 x 2
|-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-13-0-12-0-12-0-13-0-12-0-12-0-16-0-15-0-| . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
|--------------------------------||--------------------------------||--------------------------------||--------------------------13\12-||---------------------7-8--13\12-||-13-0-12-0-12-0-13---7-8--------| . . . . . . . . . .
SOLO BACKING
|------------|--------------------------------------------------||------------|--------------------------------------------------||------------|--------------------------------------------------||------------|-666666555------999999888-----666666555-----5~~~--||------------|--------------------------------------------------||-333333333..|-----------333------------666-----------333-------|
|--------------------|---------------------||--------------------|---------------------||--------------------|-----------------7-8-||--------------------|-----------------5-6-||--------------------|-----------------5-6-||-111111-0-1-0-1-4-3-|-111111-0-1-0-1------| . . . . . . . . . .
|--------------------|---------------------||--------------------|---------------------||--------------------|-----------------0---||--------------------|-----------------1---||--------------------|-----------------1---||-111111-0-1-0-1-4-3-|-111111-0-1-0-1------| . . . . . . . . . .
|------------|-------------------------------------------------------||------------|-------------------------------------------------------||------------|-------------------------------------------------------||------------|-666666555------999999888-----12121212111111-----11~~--||------------|-------------------------------------------------------||-333333333..|-----------333------------666----------------999-------|
|--------------------|---------------------||--------------------|---------------------||--------------------|-----------------7-8-||--------------------|-----------------5-6-||--------------------|-----------------5-6-||-111111-0-1-0-1-4-3-|-111111-0-1-0-1------| . . . . . . . . . .
|--------------------|---------------------||--------------------|---------------------||--------------------|-----------------0---||--------------------|-----------------1---||--------------------|-----------------1---||-111111-0-1-0-1-4-3-|-111111-0-1-0-1------| . . . . . . . . . .
3:09
|----------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------||--------888777-------777666---------666555--------555444--||----------------------------------------------------------||-555555--------444444--------333333--------222222---------|
Ending I Ending II|-------------------------------------------|---------------|----------||-------------------------------------------|---------------|----------||-------------------------------------------|---------------|----8~----||--------333444-------666777---------999888-|---------------|----7~----||-------------------------------------------|---------------|----6~----||-111111--------444444--------777777--------|-555555-555555-|----------|
x2|---------------------------------||---------------------------------||---------------------------------||---------14-12-------------------||---------12-11---------4---3-----||-0-0-0-0-------6-6-6-6-4-0-3-0---| . . . . . . . . . . . .
|-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||--------777666-666555----------------------------------||-555555---------------777666--555555------------4-3-1--||-------------------------------------777666-666-4-3-1--| . . .
x2|--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------||-5---5/8----8\7---7-------------------------------||-3---3/6----6\5---5-------------------------------||---------------------000000-000000-000000-000000--|
|---------------------------||---------------------------||---------------------------||-5---5/12-----12--11-8--7--||-3---3/10-----10--9--6--5--||---------------------------|
x3|--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------||-5---5/8----8\7---7-------------------------------||-3---3/6----6\5---5-------------------------------||---------------------000000-000000-000000-000000--|
|-----------------------------||-----------------------------||-----------------------------||-7--7---7/12----12--11-8--8--||-5--5---5/10----10--9--6--6--||-----------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------||-5---5/8----8\7---7-------------------------------||-3---3/6----6\5---5-------------------------------||---------------------000000-000000-000000-000000--|
4:02
|------------|------------------------------||------------|------------------------------||------------|-333355666666556666665533-6~--||------------|------------------------------||-111111111..|-111133444444334444443311-----||------------|------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------||--------888777-------777666---------666555--------555444--||----------------------------------------------------------||-555555--------444444--------333333--------222222---------|
|---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------8~--||--------333444-------666777---------999888---------||---------------------------------------------------||-111111--------444444--------777777----------------|
x2|--------------------------------||--------------------------------||--------------------------------||---------14-12------------------||---------12-11---------4---3----||-0-0-0-0-------6-6-6-6-4-0-3-0--| . . . . . . . . . . . .
|-------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------||--------777666-666555----------------------------------------||-555555---------------777666--555555------------4---3---1----||-------------------------------------777666-666-4-0-3-0-1-0--| . . . . . .
x2|--------------------------------||--------------------------------||--------------------------------||---------14-12------------------||---------12-11---------4---3----||-0-0-0-0-------6-6-6-6-4-0-3-0--| . . . . . . . . . . . .
|-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------||--------777666-666555--------------------------------------||-555555---------------777666--555555------------4---3---1--||-------------------------------------777666-666-4---3---1--|
4:32 - Chorus x3 then|---------------------|-------------------||---------------------|-------------------||---------------------|-------------------||---------------------|---------------ph--||-0---5----br---br----|-0---5----br--4~~--||-0---5---3----2------|-0---5---3---------| .
x2 then|---------------------|-------------------||---------------------|-------------------| <|---------------------|-------------------| x3|---------------------|--tremelo picking--||-0---5----br---br----|-------------------| <|-0---5---3----2------|-12--16--15--13----| .
5:07 - Riff 2 (Both)
5:18 - Harmonized|------------|--------------------------------------------------||------------|--------------------------------------------------||------------|--------------------------------------------------||------------|-666666555------999999888-----1212121111----11~~--||------------|--------------------------------------------------||-333333333..|-----------333------------666-----------999-------|
x4|--------------------------------||--------------------------------||--------------------------------||---------14-12------------------||---------12-11---------4---3----||-0-0-0-0-------6-6-6-6-4-0-3-0--| . . . . . . . . . . . .
Riff 1 x 2
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