Soulfly – Soulfly tab

T1: Dominic Alessio, dimebag@tpgi.com.au, Soulfly, Soulfly - The Album,
1998

S1: Track Listing:

1. Eye For An Eye
2. No Hope = No Fear
3. Bleed
4. Tribe
5. Bumba
6. First Commandment
7. Bumbklaat
8. Soulfly (N/A)
9. Umbabarauma
10. Quilombo
11. Fire
12. The Song Remains Insane
13. No
14. Prejudice
15. Karmaggedon (N/A)

Key:

/ or \ - slide up or down
~~     - vibrato
p      - pull off
h      - hammer on
b      - bend
*      - palm mute
trem.  - tremelo pick
^      - arpeggiate

Tuning:

All songs tuned down to B (B E A D F# B)

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1. Eye For An Eye

Intro/Verse

B|-------------------------------------------------|F|-------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------|A|-5---------5--5---------5--5---------5--5-5-5-5--|E|-3-4-4-4-4-3--3-4-4-4-4-3--3-4-4-4-4-3--3-3-3-3--|B|---2-2-2-2------2-2-2-2------2-2-2-2-------------|
Chorus
B|----------------------------------------|F|----------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------|B|-0h2-2-2--3p2-2-2--3p2-2-2--3p2-2-2-2---|
Post-Chorus
B|----------------------------------------|F|----------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------|E|-2\4-4-4--5/4-4-4--5/4-4-4--5/4-4-4-4---|B|-0\2-2-2--3/2-2-2--3/2-2-2--3/2-2-2-2---|
Solo
B|-5-5-5-5 (repeat heaps)---10-10-10-12b---|F|-----------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|
Post-Solo/Outro (w/ flanger)
B|------------------------------------------------|F|------------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------------|A|-3h5-5-5h6-6-6/8-8-8p6-6-6/5-5-5/3-3-3p2-2~~~~--|E|------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------|
Final Part
B|--------------------------------------------------------|F|--------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------|E|-2\4-4-4--2\4-4-4--2\4-4-4--2\4-4-4-4----(4)/(3)/(2)----|B|-0\2-2-2--0\2-2-2--0\2-2-2--0\2-2-2-2----(2)/(1)/(0)----|
---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2. No Hope = No Fear Intro
B|-----------------------------|F|-----------------------------|D|-----------------------------|A|-----------------------------|E|-----------------------------|B|-4/1-1-0-1-1-0-1-1-0-1\------|
B|------------------------------------------|F|------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------|E|-6/3-3-2-3-3-2-3-3-2-3\-------------------|B|-4/1-1-0-1-1-0-1-1-0-1\-------------------|
B|-----------------------------|F|-----------------------------|D|-----------------------------|A|-----------------------------|E|-6-6-3-3/5-5-2-2-x-x-x-x-----|B|-4-4-1-1/3-3-0-0-x-x-x-x-----|
Verse
B|----------------------|F|----------------------|D|----------------------|A|----------------------|E|-6-6-3-3-5-5-2-2------|B|-4-4-1-1-3-3-0-0------| * * * * * * * *
Chorus
B|-----------------------------|F|-----------------------------|D|-----------------------------|A|-----------------------------|E|-6-6-3-3/5-5-2-2-x-x-x-x-----|B|-4-4-1-1/3-3-0-0-x-x-x-x-----|
Bridge
B|-----------------------------|F|-----------------------------|D|-----------------------------|A|-----------------------------|E|-----------------------------|B|-1-0-1-1-0-1-1-0-1\-4-4-4-/--|
Solo (w/ phaser)
B|--------------------------------------------------|F|--------------------------------------------------|D|-9-9-9-9-10-9-9-9-10-9-9-9-10-9-9-9-10-9-9-9-10---|A|--------------------------------------------------|E|-7-7-7-7--8-7-7-7--8-7-7-7--8-7-7-7--8-7-7-7--8---|B|--------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|F|----------------------------------------------------|D|-13-13-13-13-14-13-13-13-14-13-13-13-14-13-13-13-14-|A|----------------------------------------------------|E|-11-11-11-11-12-11-11-11-12-11-11-11-12-11-11-11-12-|B|----------------------------------------------------|
Bridge Two
B|-----------------------------|F|-----------------------------|D|-----------------------------|A|-----------------------------|E|-3-2-3-3-2-3-3-2-3\-6-6-6-/--|B|-1-0-1-1-0-1-1-0-1\-4-4-4-/--|
---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3. Bleed Intro (higher notes are Guitar Two playing with wah, improvise a bit though)
B|------------------------------------------------------------|F|------------------------------------------------------------|D|-----2p1p0-2p1p0-2p1p0-------------7-8-9-7-8-9-7-8-9--------|A|------------------------------------------------------------|E|-2-2--------------------2-2----2-2--------------------2-2---|B|-0-0--------------------0-0----0-0--------------------0-0---| * * * * * * * *
B|------------------------------------------------------------|F|------------------------------------------------------------|D|-----9~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-------------7-8-9-7-8-9-7-8-9--------|A|------------------------------------------------------------|E|-2-2--------------------2-2----2-2--------------------2-2---|B|-0-0--------------------0-0----0-0--------------------0-0---| * * * * * * * *
B|--------------------------------|F|--------------------------------|D|--------------------------------|A|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|B|-2-1-0--2-1-0--3-2-1-0--2-1-0---|
Repeat that a few times then play this
B|----------------------|F|----------------------|D|----------------------|A|----------------------|E|-4--4-4-4-2-----------|B|-2--2-2-2-0-----------| * * * * *
B|----------------------------------|F|----------------------------------|D|----------------------------------|A|----------------------------------|E|-2-2----2-2--2---2-2-----2-2--2---|B|-0-0----0-0--0---0-0-----0-0--0---| * * * * * * * * * *
That's backed by Guitar Two, playing with wah
B|----------|F|----------|D|-10-------|A|----trem.-|E|--8-------|B|----------|
Verse
B|--------------------------------|F|--------------------------------|D|--------------------------------|A|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|B|-2-1-0--2-1-0--3-2-1-0--2-1-0---| * * * * * * * * * * * * *
B|--------------------------------|F|--------------------------------|D|--------------------------------|A|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|B|-2-1-0--2-1-0--3-2-1-0--2-1-0---|
Chorus
B|-----------------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------------|E|--8-x-x-x-x-8-x-x-x-x-8-x-x-x-x-8-8/11-11-11-11-11---|B|--6-x-x-x-x-6-x-x-x-x-6-x-x-x-x-6-6/-9--9--9--9--9---|
Bridge
B|------------------------------|F|------------------------------|D|------------------------------|A|------------------------------|E|-4-3-2--4-3-2--4/7------------|B|-2-1-0--2-1-0--2/5------------|
The Rap Part (listen for the timing)
B|---------------|F|---------------|D|---------------|A|---------------|E|---------------|B|-2-1-0--2-1-0--| * * * * * *
Pre-Solo/Backing Solo Riff
B|-----------------------|F|-----------------------|D|-----------------------|A|-----------------------|E|-----------------------|B|1-1-1-1-2-2-2-2--------|
Solo (w/ wah)
B|-----------------------|F|-----------------------|D|-10----------11--------|A|----trem.-------trem.--|E|--8-----------9--------|B|-----------------------|
---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4. Tribe NOTE: I have no idea what is the Verse, Chorus, Bridge parts so these riffs may be labelled wrong! Work them out yourself! Intro/Verse
B|-----------------------------|F|-----------------------------|D|-----------------------------|A|-----------------------------|E|-6-x-x-x-x-6--4--6-7-6-------|B|-4-x-x-x-x-4--2--4-5-4-------|
Pre-Verse/Pre-Chorus (???? - it's just THERE!)
B|-----------------------------|F|-----------------------------|D|-----------------------------|A|-----------------------------|E|-2--2-5--2-2--2-2-5----------|B|-0--0-3--0-0--0-0-3----------| * * * * * *
Bridge-sorta Part
B|-----------------------------------------|F|-----------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------|E|-2-2-3-2-3-2-3-2--2-2-3-2-3-2-3--8-------|B|-0-0-1-0-1-0-1-0--0-0-1-0-1-0-1--6-------|
Interlude
B|------------------------------|F|------------------------------|D|------------------------------|A|------------------------------|E|------------------------------|B|-6-0-6-0-6-0-6-0-6~~~~--------|
B|-----------------------------------|F|-----------------------------------|D|----------------------12-----------|A|----------------------14b----------|E|-2-2--2-2--2-2--2-2----------------|B|-0-0--0-0--0-0--0-0----------------|
B|-----------------------------------|F|-----------------------------------|D|----------------------13-----------|A|----------------------15b----------|E|-2-2--2-2--2-2--2-2----------------|B|-0-0--0-0--0-0--0-0----------------|
Break/Quiet Part (you're gonna have to work out the timing here)
|------------------------------||------------------------------||--14-----------15-------------||-----trem.--------trem.-------||--12-----------13-------------||------------------------------|
Outro
B|------------------------------|F|------------------------------|D|------------------------------|A|------------------------------|E|-3-2--2-6-2-5-2-4-2-----------|B|-1-0--0-4-0-3-0-2-0-----------|
---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5. Bumba Intro (w/ wah, echo and delay)
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------10----|F|-------------------------------------------------------------------10----|D|-0h1\-------------------------------^-12--^-10---------------------12----|A|------12-x12-x12-x-12-x12-x12-x-x-x-^-12--^-10--12-x-12-x-12-x-x-x-12----|E|------10-x10-x10-x-10-x10-x10-x-x-x-^-10--^--8--10-x-10-x-10-x-x-x-10----|B|------------------------------------------^--8---------------------10----|
B|---------------------------------------|F|---------------------------------------|D|-9/16-----12---9--10-------------------|A|-9/16-----12---9--10--10-10-10-10-10---|E|-7/14-----10---7---8---8--8--8--8--8---|B|---------------------------------------| grad. release effects
B|-----------------------------|F|-----------------------------|D|-----------------------------|A|-----------------------------|E|-2---------------------------|B|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-etc.----| * * * * * * * * *
Verse
B|----------------------------------|F|----------------------------------|D|----------------------------------|A|----------------------------------|E|-2---------------------------6----|B|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-4----| * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Chorus
B|--------------------------------------------------|F|--------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------|E|-6-6--6-6--6-6--6-6--6-7--6-6--6-6--6-6--6-6--6-3-|B|-4-4--4-4--4-4--4-4--4-5--4-4--4-4--4-4--4-4--4-1-|
B|--------------------------|F|--------------------------|D|--------------------------|A|--------------------------|E|-6-6--6-6--6-6--6-6--6-7--|B|-4-4--4-4--4-4--4-4--4-5--|
Post-Chorus (1st time only, improvise. Use echo, wah and delay)
B|------------------|F|------------------|D|------------------|A|-12-x-12-x-12-----|E|-10-x-10-x-10-----|B|------------------|
Bridge
B|-----------------------|F|-----------------------|D|-----------------------|A|-----------------------|E|-----------------------|B|-2-0-4-0-2-0-4-0-2-0---|
---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6. First Commandment Main Riff
B|-----5b--|F|---------|D|---------|A|---------|E|-2-2-----|B|-0-0-----|
Fill One (when there's no singing)
B|-----|F|-----|D|-----|A|-----|E|-2-2-|B|-0-0-| * *
Main Riff Two
B|-----------|F|-----------|D|-----------|A|-----------|E|-6-7-9-10--|B|-4-5-7-8---|
Fill Two (work out the timing yourself)
B|-5-5-5-5-3h5---|F|---------------|D|---------------|A|---------------|E|---------------|B|---------------|
---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 7. Bumbklaat NOTE: I can't guarantee this song is right, because there is a lot of effects added. I'm positive about the verse right, anyway. Intro (noise!)
B|-12b---------|F|-----trem.---|D|--9b---------|A|-------------|E|-------------|B|-------------|
Verse
B|--------------------------------------------------x-x----------|F|--------------------------------------------------x-x----------|D|--------------------------------------------------x-x-----x-x--|A|----------------------------------------------------------x-x--|E|-2-2-2-4/--8\4--2-2-2-4/--8\4--2-2-2-4/--8\4--2-2-----2-2------|B|-0-0-0-2/--6\2--0-0-0-2/--6\2--0-0-0-2/--6\2--0-0-----0-0------|
Fill One (not positive of this riff)
B|-----------------------------|F|-----------------------------|D|-----------------------------|A|-----------------------------|E|-6-6--6-6--6-6--6-7-6--------|B|-----------------------------|
Chorus
B|--------------------------|F|--------------------------|D|--------------------------|A|--------------------------|E|-6-6-x-6-6-x-6-6--6-7-6---|B|-4-4-x-4-4-x-4-4--4-5-4---|
Bridge
B|------------|F|------------|D|------------|A|------------|E|-2-2--2-2---|B|-0-0--0-0---|
Outro (mix with Fill One)
B|-----------------|F|-----------------|D|-----------------|A|-----------------|E|-6-x-x-6-x-x-6---|B|-4-x-x-4-x-x-4---|
---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 7. Soulfly ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 8. Umbabarauma Main Riff
B|----------------------|F|----------------------|D|----------------------|A|----------------------|E|-2-2-5-2-2-2-7/8\7\5--|B|-0-0-3-0-0-0-5/6\5\3--| * * * * *
Verse (the other riff in the song, w/ wah)
B|------|F|------|D|-9----|A|------|E|-7----|B|------|
---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 10. Quilombo Intro (it's an approximation on the 12's!)
B|---------------------------|F|---------------------------|D|---------------------------|A|---------------------------|E|---------------------------|B|-12-12-12-12-12-12-0-------|
Intro/Verse (for Guitar Two)
B|----------------|F|----------------|D|----------------|A|----------------|E|-2-2--2-2-2-----|B|-0-0--0-0-0-----|
The verse is backed by Guitar One repeating B on the 12th fret on the low B string Chorus
B|----------------------------------------|F|------10-------12-----------------------|D|------12b------14b----------------------|A|----------------------------------------|E|-2-2------2-2------2-2-4-2-2-4----------|B|-0-0------0-0------0-0-2-0-0-2----------|
Outro
B|---------------|F|---------------|D|---------------|A|---------------|E|-2-2-5-6-7-8---|B|-0-0-3-4-5-6---|
Live Outro (Soulfly covering "Exodus" by Bob Marley)
B|--------------------------|F|--------------------------|D|--------------------------|A|--------------------------|E|------------------3-------|B|-3-4-5--5-3-5-3-5---5-----|
B|----------------------------------------------------------|F|----------------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------------|E|-5-6-7---5-6-7--5-6-7-----7-7-7/9-9-9/10-10-10/12/14\7----|B|-3-4-5---3-4-5--3-4-5-----5-5-5/7-7-7/8--8--8-/10/12\5----|
---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 11. Fire Verse
B|------------------------------------|F|------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------|B|-0-0-0-0-6-0-6-0-6-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
Chorus
B|------------------------|F|------------------------|D|------------------------|A|------------------------|E|-3-5-3-6-3-5-3-2-x-x-2--|B|-1-3-1-4-1-3-1-0-x-x-0--|
Post-Chorus
B|----------|F|----------|D|----------|A|----------|E|-3-5-3-6--|B|-1-3-1-4--|
Bridge (w/ tremelo)
B|------|F|------|D|--9---|A|--9---|E|--7---|B|------|
Post-Bridge (you'll hear it!)
B|-----------------------------|F|-----------------------------|D|-----------------------------|A|-----------------------------|E|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----|B|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----| * * * * * * * * * * * *
Fill One
B|---------|F|---------|D|---------|A|---------|E|------2--|B|-12/--0--|
Solo (backed by Guitar One playing Fill One, w/ flanger)
B|-----------------------------|F|-----------------------------|D|-11-x-12-x-14-x-16-x-17------|A|-----------------------------|E|--9-x-10-x-12-x-14-x-15------|B|-----------------------------|
After playing that four times, improvise a solo around the 15th and 17th fret on the D, F# and B strings. Make sure it sound right, though Outro
B|---------|F|---------|D|---------|A|---------|E|------2--|B|-12/--0--|
---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12. The Song Remains Insane NOTE: This song is "Caos" by Gordo, "Attitude" by Sepultura, and "The Song Remains Insane" by Soulfly mixed together into one giant 'insane' song! Part One ("Caos" by Gordo)
B|----|F|----|D|----|A|----|E|-2--|B|-0--| go psycho with an E5 chord!
Break
B|---------|F|---------|D|---------|A|---------|E|-2-4-2-4-|B|-0-2-0-2-| * * * *
Part Two ("Attitude" by Sepultura)
B|------------|F|------------|D|------------|A|------------|E|-3/5-5-5/6--|B|-1/3-3-3/4--|
B|-----------|F|-----------|D|-----------|A|-----------|E|-----------|B|-1p3-3-3-3-|
Part Three ("The Song Remains Insane" by Soulfly)
B|------------------|F|------------------|D|------------------|A|------------------|E|-8-8-9-9-5-5-9-9--|B|-6-6-7-7-3-3-7-7--|
B|----------------------------------------|F|----------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------|E|-6-x-6-x-6-6-x-x-6-x-x-6-6--6-6-x-x-x-x-|B|-4-x-4-x-4-4-x-x-4-x-x-4-4--4-4-x-x-x-x-|
---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 13. No Main Riff
B|----------------|F|----------------|D|----------------|A|----------------|E|----------------|B|-1-0-1-0/4-4-4--| * * * * * * *
Fill One
B|------12-----------12b-----|F|---------------------------|D|---------------------------|A|---------------------------|E|-7-7----------7-7----------|B|-5-5----------5-5----------|
Break
B|-----------------------------|F|-----------------------------|D|-----------------------------|A|-----------------------------|E|-2-2-------------------------|B|-0-0---2-3--2h3-2h3-2h3------|
Fill Two (the "N-O" bit)
B|-----------------------------|F|-----------------------------|D|-----------------------------|A|-----------------------------|E|-2-2--2-3-3--2-3-3--2-3-3----|B|-0-0--0-1-1--0-1-1--0-1-1----| * *
---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 14. Prejudice NOTE: I can't guarantee this is right, except I'm pretty sure about the bridge :). This is a bastard of a song to work out! Intro (w/ wah)
B|-5-6-5-6-5-6-5-7---|F|-------------------|D|-------------------|A|-------------------|E|-------------------|B|-------------------|
Main Riff
B|-------------------------2\--|F|-----------------------------|D|-----------------------------|A|-----------------------------|E|-----------------------------|B|-2-0-0--2-0-0--2-0-0-2-0-----|
Riff One ("Prejudice!")
B|------------|F|------------|D|------------|A|------------|E|-2---6--2---|B|-0---4--0---|
Bridge
B|---------|F|---------|D|---------|A|---------|E|-4-3-3---|B|-2-1-1---|
---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 15. Karmaggedon ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Any suggestions, comments, additions or changes, email me at dimebag@tpgi.com.au If anyone has the tab to Karmaggedon or Soulfly, please send them to me
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