Nile - Black Seeds Of Vengeance tab

Band:  Nile
Album: Black Seeds Of Vengeance
Song:  Black Seeds Of Vengeance

Copyright (c)  (Relapse) (2000)
Version 1.0 - (6/2/04)

Transcribed By: John Mansley
Email:          john@smansley.freeserve.co.uk


.  - 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


Riff A1:

|------------------|-----------------|------------------||------------------|-----------------|------------------||------------------|-----------------|------------------||-7----------------|-7-------------5-|-7----------------||-5-00-11-33-44-66-|-5-00-11-33-44-3-|-5-00-11-33-44-66-||---00-11-33-44-66-|---00-11-33-44---|---00-11-33-44-66-| .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
|---------------||---------------||---------------||-7-------------||-5-00-11-33-44-||---00-11-33-44-| .. .. .. ..
Riff B1: x3|----------------------|-------------------||----------------------|-------------------||----------------------|-------------------||----------------------|-------------------||----------------------|-------------------||-77776666999910101010-|-77776666999910----|
Riff B2: Riff B3:
|----------------------| |----------------------||----------------------| |----------------------||----------------------| |----------------------||----------------------| |-77776666999910101010-||----------------------| |----------------------||-77776666999910101010-| |----------------------|
Riff C1: I think guitar 2 plays power chords in 8ths instead of single notes in 16ths. _____________________ ____________________ 1| 2||------------------|----------------------|---------------------||------------------|----------------------|---------------------||------------------|----------------------|----------12---11----||------------------|----------------------|----------10----9----||------------------|----------------------|----------10----9----||-0000111144443344-|-77776666101010109999-|-77776666------------| ................ ........ . . . ..... ........
Riff D1: x3|------------------|------------------||------------------|------------------||------------------|------------------||------------------|------------------||-0h1-3-4-6/7-9-10-|-0-1-3-4-6-7-9-10-||-0h1-3-4-6/7-9-10-|-0-1-3-4-6-7-9-10-| . . . .
Riff B4: x3|----------------------|----------------------||----------------------|----------------------||----------------------|----------------------||----------------------|----------------------||----------------------|-7---6----------------||-77776666999910101010-|-7---6---999910101010-| . .
Riff A2:
|------------------||------------------||------------------||-7----------------||-5-00-11-33-44-66-||---00-11-33-44-66-| .. .. .. .. ..
Rhy. Fill 1:
|-------------------||-------------------||-------------------||-------------------||-310-431-310-431-0-||-310-431-310-431-0-| ... ... ... ...
Riff E: ___________________ _________________ 1| 2||-----------------|--------------------|------------------||-----------------|--------------------|------------------||-----------------|--------------7/8\7-|------------------||-----------------|--------------5/6\5-|------------------||-----------------|----------4-3-5/6\5-|---------99886655-||-111100001114444-|-77771111-4-3-------|-77771111---------| ............... ........ . . ................
Rhy. Fill 2:
|----------------------|---------------------||----------------------|---------------------||----------------------|---------------------||-----------6677991010-|----------9-10-13-12-||----------------------|-99886655------------||-1010997766-----------|---------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------||-------------------------------------|-------------------||-10-11-13-14-14h16p14\13-13h14p13\11-|-14-13----11-10----||-------------------------------------|-12-11-----9--8----||-------------------------------------|-12-11-----9--8----||-------------------------------------|-------------------|
Solo Backing 1: x2|-------------------|-----------------||-------------------|-----------------||-------------------|-----------------||-7-----------------|-7---------------||-5-----------------|-5------99886655-||---0134-3467-67910-|---0134----------| .... .... ... . .... ........
Solo Backing 2:
|------------------|---------------------||------------------|---------------------||------------------|--------------/8-8-8-||------------------|--------------/6-6-6-||------------------|--------------/6-6-6-||-6666666666666666-|-666666666666-/6-6-6-| ................ ............
Solo Backing 3: x3|-------------------|-----------------||-------------------|-----------------||-------------------|-----------------||-7-----------------|-7---------------||-5-----------------|-5---------------||---0134-3467-67910-|---0134-77663300-| .... .... ... . .... ........
Solo Backing 4: Not sure about this one as it's hard to hear under the solo. I think there's a 2nd backing guitar playing something different as well.
|--------------------------||-6-x6-x6-x6-x6-x6-x6-x6\7-||-5-x5-x5-x5-x5-x5-x5-x6\5-||-3-x3-x3-x3-x3-x3-x3-x4\3-||--------------------------||--------------------------|
Solo Backing 5:
|-------------------------||-------------------------||-------------------------||-------------------------||-44-33-44-00-77-66-77-3--||-44-33-44-00-77-66-77-3--| .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .
Solo Backing 6:
|---------------|---------------|---------------||---------------|---------------|---------------||---------------|---------------|---------------||---------------|--------Random feedback-here---||-3------6------|-9---8---------|---------------||-3------6------|-9---8---------|---------------|
Solo: * In the first bar, lower the bend back to it's original pitch using the whammy bar
|---------*---1416171614161413-|-141311131110---------------------||-10bh----\--------------------|-------------16151315131213121012-||------------------------------|----------------------------------||------------------------------|----------------------------------||------------------------------|----------------------------------||------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------|----------------||-1091097976764-/8-7-----|---------6--5--6--|-/9---8---/9----||--------------------9-8-|-6---7------------|----------------||------------------------|------------------|----------------||------------------------|------------------|----------------||------------------------|------------------|----------------|
|-------------------------1617161720171617-||-121315131516151618161819-----------------||------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------|
|-16171617201716171617201716---------------------||---------------------------211918191816181615~~-||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------|
Slight whammy bar over these two bars|-----------------------|----------------------||-10--11--11/15--14--11-|-10--10/11--10-10~~~--||-----------------------|----------------------||-----------------------|----------------------||-----------------------|----------------------||-----------------------|----------------------|
|-------------171920191716-|--17---16---17---||-151618161819-------------|-----------------||--------------------------|-----------------||--------------------------|-----------------||--------------------------|-----------------||--------------------------|-----------------|
During these last 4 bars I've notated the main whammy bar passages but for the main part just play the notes and add random whammy effects where appropriate (listen to the CD).
grad bend grad bend|-15bh-------------------|--------------|------------|-/24-slow-----||------------------------|--------------|------------|-----whammy---||------------------------|--------------|-14bh-------|-----dive-----||-----------12bh--rbhrbh-|-10<12>-\whammy------------|--------------||------------------------|---------dive-|------------|--------------||------------------------|--------------|------------|--------------|
Riff F:
|--------------------------------|----------------------------------||--------------------------------|----------------------------------||--------------------------------|----------------------------------||/12121212121212-----------------|12/13131313131313-----------------||--------------------------------|----------------------------------||---------------1212121210101010-|-----------------1212121210101010-| . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
(Half bar)|--------------------------------|------------------||--------------------------------|------------------||--------------------------------|------------------||/12121212121212-----------------|-1010101010101010-||--------------------------------|------------------||---------------1212121210101010-|------------------| . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Riff G: x4 x2|----------------------|---------------|-------------||----------------------|---------------|-------------||----------------------|---------------|-------------||----------------------|---------------|-7--6--4--3--||----------------------|-99-8-6-9-6-5--|-------------||-77776666999910101010-|---------------|-------------|
|-----------------------------|------------------||-----------------------------|------------------||-111087-111087-111087-111087-|-7-11-------------||-----------------------------|------------------||-----------------------------|------------------||-----------------------------|------------------|
Riff C2: ____________________ ____________________ 1| 2||------------------|---------------------|----------15---14----||------------------|---------------------|---------------------||------------------|----------12---11----|---------------------||------------------|----------10----9----|---------------------||------------------|----------10----9----|---------------------||-0000111144443344-|-77776666------------|-77776666------------| ................ ........ ........
Riff D2: x3|------------------|------------------||------------------|------------------||------------------|------------------||------------------|------------------||-0h1-3-4-6h7-9-10-|-0-1-3-4-6-7-9-10-||-0h1-3-4-6h7-9-10-|-0-1-3-4-6-7-9-10-| . . . . . . . .
Rhy. Fill 3: Let that first A ring but damp the second immediately.
|---------------||---------------||---------------||-0------0------||-0------0------||-0------0------|
Riff H1:
|------------------|------------------|------------------||------------------|------------------|------------------||------------------|------------------|------------------||------------------|------------------|------------------||------------------|------------------|------------------||-5555555555555556-|-5555555555555553-|-5555555555555555-| ................ ................ ................
|------------------||------------------||------------------||------------------||------------------||-3333333333333333-| ................
Riff H2:
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-6-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-||-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-6-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-| . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
|-----------------||-----------------||-----------------||-----------------||-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-||-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-| . . . . . . . .
Ending: Let ring.
|---------------|---------------||---------------|---------------||---------------|---------------||-0-------------|---------------||-0-------------|---------------||-0-------------|---------------|
Song Structure: Riff A1 Riff B1 Riff B2 (x4) Riff B3 (x4) Riff C1 Riff D1 Riff B4 Riff B3 (x4) Riff A2 (x4) Rhy. Fill 1 Riff B2 (x4) Riff B3 (x4) Riff E Rhy. Fill 2 Solo Backing 1 Solo Backing 2 Solo Backing 3 Solo Backing 4 Solo Backing 5 (x3) Solo Backing 6 Riff F Riff G Riff B4 Riff B3 (x4) Riff C2 Riff D2 Riff B2 (x4) Riff B3 (x4) Riff A2 (x4) Rhy. Fill 3 Riff H1 (x2 w/slight palm muting) Riff H1 (x2 w/heavy palm muting) Riff H2 (x2) Riff H1 (x2 w/slight palm muting) Riff A2 (x4) Ending Hope it's all there! Any comments, corrections or suggestions are welcome. END
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