Nile – Pestilence And Iniquity tab

Band: Nile 
Album: Amongst The Catacombs of Nephren-Ka 
Song: Pestilence And Iniquity 



Code: 
. - palm mute / - slide up to 
\ - slide down to x – Staccato 
h - hammer on p - pull off 
, - slight palm mute () - ghost note, sustained note 
" - tremolo note <> - Trill 
L – left channel only R – right channel only 
* - see comment 

Suffixes for bend 
f - full bend h - half bend 
q - quarter bend t - tap bend 
^ - Hold bend r - release bend 
~ - vibrato bend 

Suffixes for harmonic 
ph - pinched harmonic n – natural/artificial harmonic 

Tuning A E A D F# B 


Intro (0:00) play twice |----------------------------------------------| |----------------------------------------------| |----------------------------------------------| |-0"---1"--0"--5"--4"--1"-0"---1"--0"--7"--8"--| gtr 1 |----------------------------------------------| |----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------| |----------------------------------------------| |----------------------------------------------| |----------------------------------------------| gtr 2 |-0--------------------1-----------0-----------| |-0--------------------1-----------0-----------| x x x
Riff 1 (0:04) |---------------------------------6"--5"--6"--8"--6"--5"--6"--| |-------------------------------------------------------------| |-------------------------------------------------------------| |-1"-0"---1"--0"--5"--4"--1"-0"-------------------------------| gtr 1 |-------------------------------------------------------------| |-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------| |-------------------------------------------------------------| |-------------------------------------------------------------| |-1"-0"---1"--0"--5"--4"--1"-0"---8"--7"--8"--10"--8"--7"--8"-| gtr 2 |-------------------------------------------------------------| |-------------------------------------------------------------|
Riff 2a (0:10) |-------------------------------------------------| |-------------------------------------------------| |-------------------------------------------------| |-------------------------------------------------| |-------------------------------------------------| |-1"-0"---1"--0"--5"--4"--1"-0"---1"--0"--7"--8"--|
Riff 2b (0:15) |----------------------------------------------------| |----------------------------------------------------| |----------------------------------------------------| |----------------------------------------------------| gtr 1 |----------------------------------------------------| |-1"-0"---1"--0"--5"--4"--1"-0"-----8"--7"--8"--10"--|
|----------------------------------------------------| |----------------------------------------------------| |----------------------------------------------------| |----------------------------------------------------| gtr 2 |-----------------------------------8"--7"--8"--10"--| |-1"-0"---1"--0"--5"--4"--1"-0"----------------------|
Riff 3 (0:21) |-5h6-----------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------| |-----5-7-8-7-5-4-7h8-------------------------| |---------------------5-3-1-3-1-0-0--1--3--1--| |---------------------------------0--1--3--1--|
. . . . . . . . . . . . |---------------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------| |-7h8-----------------------------------------| |---------------------5-3-1-3-1-0-0--1--3--1--| |-----5-7-8-7-5-4-7h8-------------0--1--3--1--| . . . . . . . . . . . .
Riff 2a x 1 (0:25) Riff 2b x 2 (0:30)
Riff 3 (0:35) [x8] |----------------|-----------------| |----------------|-----------------| |----------------|-----------------| |----------------|-----------------| |-1--1-6--1------|-8-7---8--7--5---| |-1--1-6--1-333--|-8-7---8--7------| . . ... x x
Riff 4 (0:46) |---------------------------------------------------------------------------- |---------------------------------------------------------------------------- |---------------------------------------------------------------------------- |------------------------------------8----------11--------------------------- |-------------------------5-6-----------3-3-3-3------------4--3--1--0---0--0- |-5"--6"--5"--6"--5"--6"-------880------3-3-3-3----6"--5"--4--3--1--0---0--0- . . . . . . . .
--------| --------| --------| ---3----| --------| --------|
Solo begins (0:56)
Riff 5a (1:00) play twice |---------------------------------------------------------------------------- |---------------------------------------------------------------------------- |---------------------------------------------------------------------------- |---------------------------------------------------------------------------- |---------------------------------------------------------------------------- |-1"-0"---4"p0"--3"p0"--1"p0"-----4"p0"--3"p0"-----3"p0"--1"p0"---1"--3"--5"-
-----------------| -----------------| -----------------| -----------------| -3"--------------| -----------------|
Riff 6 (1:13) play 4 times |-----------------------| |-----------------------| |----------6"-7"-9"-10"-| |----7"-8"--------------| |-0---------------------| |-0---------------------|
Riff 7 (1:18) [x2] |--------------------------------------|--------| |--------------------------------------|--------| |--------------------------------------|--------| |-----------------------5-4---8-9------|-5-6-5--| gtr 1 |-----------------6-5-3-----6-----10p0-|--------| |-3-1-0-3-2-8-7-5----------------------|--------|
[x2] |--------------------------------------|--------| |--------------------------------------|--------| |--------------------------------------|-7-8-7--| |-----------------------5-4---8-9------|--------| gtr 2 |-----------------6-5-3-----6-----10p0-|--------| |-3-1-0-3-2-8-7-5----------------------|--------|
Riff 2a x 1 (1:24) Riff 2b x 1 (1:29)
Riff 8 (1:34) |--------------------------------------------------| |--------------------------------------------------| |----------------------------------------10"--11"--| |--------------------------------------------------| gtr 1 |--------------------------------------------------| |-1"p0"----8"-7"-6"-5"-6"-5"-4"-3"-1"p0"-----------|
|--------------------------------------------------| |--------------------------------------------------| |--------------------------------------------------| |--------------------------------------------------| gtr 2 |----------------------------------------7"--8"----| |-1"p0"----8"-7"-6"-5"-6"-5"-4"-3"-1"p0"-----------|
Riff 9 (1:38) play 4 times |------------------------------| |------------------------------| |--------6h7p4-----------------| |------7-------7---------------| |-0--------------5-5-6---------| |-0--0-----------------0-3-3-3-| . . . . . . . . . .
|------------------------------| |--------7h8p7-----------------| |------8-------8---------------| |----------------6-6-7---------| |-0----------------------------| |-0--0-----------------6-9-9-9-| . . . . . . . . . .
End.
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