Nile - Kheftiu Asar Butchiu tab

Band:  Nile
Album: In Their Darkened Shrines
Song:  Kheftiu Asar Butchiu

Copyright (c)  (Relapse) (2002)
Version 2.0 - (10/01/04)


.  - 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: ________________ __________________ 1,3| 2||------------------|-----------------|-------------------||------------------|-----------------|-------------------||------------------|-----------------|---------10--10/12-||-7----------------|-----------------|----------8---8/10-||-5----------------|-8h9p8\6-6h8p6\5-|-------------------||--000000000000000-|-----------------|-00000000---0------|
............... ........ . _________________ 4||------------------||------------------||---------10--10-9-||----------8---8-7-||------------------||-00000000---0-----| ........ .
Riff A1: Riff A2:
|------------| |--------------------||------------| |--------------------||------------| |--------------------||------------| |--------------------||-1-0--3-4-3-| |--------------------||-1-0--3-4-3-| |-11110000--33-44-33-| . . . . .
Riff A3: x3|----------------|-------------||----------------|-------------||----------------|-------------||-8---8/10-10/11-|-8---8/10-10-||-6---6/-8--8/-9-|-6---6/-8--8-||---0------------|---0---------| . .
Riff B:
|------------------|------------------|------------------||------------------|------------------|------------------||------------------|------------------|------------------||------------------|------------------|------------------||------------------|------------------|-5555666699998888-||-6666666644443333-|-4444333311110000-|------------------| ................ ................
|----------------------|-----------------|------------------||----------------------|-----------------|------------------||----------------------|-----------------|------------------||-66667777999910101010-|-6h7p6-----------|---------77776666-||----------------------|--------99998888-|-99998888---------||----------------------|-----------------|------------------|
|------------------|------------------||------------------|------------------||------------------|------------------||------------------|------------------||-5555666688889999-|------------------||------------------|-0000444433331111-| ................
Riff A4: x3|----------------|----------------||----------------|----------------||----------------|----------------||----------------|----------------||-------88-99-88-|-6--5--88-99-88-||-1--0-----------|----------------| . .
Lead Fill:
|-------------------------------||------------------------10<11>-||------------7<8>-10<11>--------||-6<7>-9<10>--------------------||-------------------------------||-------------------------------|
Riff C:
|--------------------|--------------------------||--------------------|--------------------------||--------------------|--------------------------||-7------------------|-7/8\7--------------------||-5-0031004300-6/7\6-|-5/6\5-3100-1-0-3/4\3-6-7-||---0031004300-6/7\6-|-------3100-1-0-3/4\3-6-7-| .......... ....
Riff D:
|--------------------|--------------------||--------------------|--------------------||--------------------|--------------------||--------------------|----------6--6--6-6-||--------------------|----------4--4--4-4-||-000000000000000000-|-00000000--00-00----| .................. ........ .. ..
Solo Backing 1:
|------------------|------------------|-------------------------||------------------|------------------|-------------------------||------------------|------------------|-------------------------||------------------|------------------|-------------------------||-6----------------|------------------|----------8--------------||-6555555555555555-|-5555555555555555-|-66665555-8-556655555555-| ............... ................ ........ ............
|---------||---------||-4/6-----||-1/4-----||-1/4-----||-1/4-----|
Solo Backing 2:
x3|----------------|-------------||----------------|-------------||----------------|---------5-6-||----------------|---------3-4-||----------------|---------3-4-||-11110000-3-4-3-|-1---0---3-4-| ........ . . . . .
Solo Backing 3: not sure about this one, drowned out by drums
|------------------|------------------|--------------------||------------------|------------------|--------------------||------------------|------------------|----------6--6--6-6-||------------------|------------------|----------6--6--6-6-||-5555555555555555-|-5555555555555555-|-55555555--55-55----||------------------|------------------|--------------------| ................ ................ ........ .. ..
Solo Backing 4:
|-----------|---------------------------------------|---------||-----------|----------------------------9-10-12-13-|-~~~~----||-----------|------------------7-8-10-11------------|---------||-----------|---------6-7-9-10----------------------|-------0-||-8h9p8-6-5-|-5-6-8-9-------------------------------|-------0-||-----------|---------------------------------------|-------0-| . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Hold that last chord for another bar sorry if this soslo doesnt sound right it took me over 3 hours to get down onto tablature Solo:
|--t----------t----------t------------||-15p11p9p8-15p11p9p8-15p11p9p8-------||------------------------------8------||-------------------------------8-----||--------------------------------8p5\-||-------------------------------------|
|15161516151615161915161516151615-|16181516151615161516191516151618-||---------------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|151615161815161516-13111011131516|181615131110--------------1018bf-||---------------------------------|------------11----------11-------||---------------------------------|--------------12------12---------||---------------------------------|----------------12--12-----------||---------------------------------|------------------13-------------||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-21bh-182021bh-182021bh-182021bh-1820-||--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------|
|-21bh-202120182018171817151715-13bh-r-||--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------|
|--------------------|---------------------------------||--------------------|-----910121012131213151315161516-||--------------78108-|-1011----------------------------||-------6797910------|---------------------------------||-568689-------------|---------------------------------||--------------------|---------------------------------|
x4|-13--1315bh----r-----|------------891198-----------||---16----------------|-------91012------12109------||---------------------|-781011----------------11108-||---------------------|-----------------------------||---------------------|-----------------------------||---------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------|---------------------------1312-||-----------------------|-----131210-----91012101213-----||--------11108----78108-|-1011------11108----------------||-6797910-----1097------|--------------------------------||-----------------------|--------------------------------||-----------------------|--------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|19p15------------18p15----------18||9------891191112-181615-12119|-----15--------15-----15------15--||-131210----------------------|-------16----15---------16--15----||-----------------------------|---------1715-------------17------||-----------------------------|----------------------------------||-----------------------------|----------------------------------|
|/22~~~~~~~~----|--------------------------||---------------|--------------------91112-||------------10-|-87----------781011-------||---------------|---109767910--------------||---------------|--------------------------||---------------|--------------------------|
t t t t t t t t|21p16p1521p16p1521p16p1520p16p15-|20p16p1520p16p1521p16p1521p16p15-||---------------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
t|-21p16p15-------------81113-|-91112111214121415141517-||-----------------91012------|-------------------------||-------------7810-----------|-------------------------||----------679---------------|-------------------------||----------------------------|-------------------------||----------------------------|-------------------------|
..... ... . x6|-22181918191819181918191819181918-|---------------------10-||----------------------------------|-------------------10---||----------------------------------|-----------------11-----||----------------------------------|-12~~~~~~~~~~~-12-------||----------------------------------|------------------------||----------------------------------|------------------------|
|-------10h13p10----------10h15p10-----|-------------||-----10--------10------10--------10---|-------------||---11------------11--11------------11-|-------------||-12----------------12-----------------|-12~~~~~~~~--||--------------------------------------|-------------||--------------------------------------|-------------|
The part immediately after the solo consists of a few parts based on one theme. For ease in writing the song structure, I've split this part into 4 seperate riffs. Riff E1:
|------------------|-------------------||------------------|-------------------||------------------|-------------------||------------------|-------------------||------------------|-/55555555---------||-0000000000000000-|----------11113333-| ................ ........
Riff E2:
|------------------|------------------|---------------||------------------|------------------|---------------||------------------|------------------|-10-7-12-14-10-||------------------|------------------|---------------||-5555555566665555-|------------------|--8-5-10-12--8-||------------------|-3333333300000000-|---------------| ................
Riff E3:
|------------------|------------------|---------------||------------------|------------------|---------------||------------------|------------------|-10-7-12-14-10-||------------------|------------------|---------------||-5555555566665555-|-/9---6---5-------|--8-5-10-12--8-||------------------|------------------|---------------|
Riff E4:
|------------------|---------------||------------------|---------------||------------------|-10-7-12-14-10-||------------------|---------------||------------------|--8-5-10-12--8-||-0000000000000000-|---------------| ................
Riff F: x2|------------------|------------------|--------------------||------------------|------------------|--------------------||------------------|------------------|--------------------||------------------|---------6-7-9-10-|--------------------||------------------|-5-6-8-9----------|-8h9p8-6-5-6-5------||-0000000000000000-|------------------|---------------10-9-| ................
Outro: (those are 10's) ___________________ __________________ 1,5| 2,4,6,8||----------------------|--------------------|-------------------||----------------------|--------------------|-------------------||----------------------|----------9/10-10-9-|-------------------||----------------------|----------7/-8--8-7-|-------------------||----------------------|----------7/-8--8-7-|------5-7-8-11-8-7-||-77771010101088888888-|-77777777-7/-8--8-7-|-7777-5-7-8-11-8-7-| .................... ........ .... . . . . . .
_______________ 3,7||----------------||----------------||------9-------9-||------7-------7-||------7-------7-||-8888-7--8888-7-| .... ....
Ending:
|--------------------||--------------------||--------------------||-7---6--------------||-7---6-----------\--||-7---6-----------\--|
Song Structure: Intro Riff A1 (x3) Riff A2 (x8) Riff A3 Riff B Riff A2 (x4) Riff A4 Lead Fill Riff C (x2) Riff A2 (x8) Riff D __ Solo Backing 1 | Solo Backing 2 (x2) | Riff C (x2) | Solo played over Solo Backing 2 (x2) | this section Solo Backing 3 | Solo Backing 4 __| Riff E1 (x2) Riff E2 Riff E1 (x2) Riff E3 Riff E1 (x3) Riff E4 Riff E1 (x2) Riff E3 Riff E1 (x3) Riff E4 Riff E1 (x2) Riff E3 Riff A1 (x8) Riff A2 (x4) Riff A4 (x8) (first 4 w/out harmony) Riff A3 (x4) Riff F Outro Ending . Any comments or corrections are welcome.nile forever END
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