Testament - Beginning Of The End tab

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BEGINNING OF THE END
As recorded by Testament
(From the 1990 Album SOULS OF BLACK)

Transcribed by Dave Whitehill
	

Music by Eric Peterson

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Untitled'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Untitled'

Q=160 N.C.(Am) G5E5 (Am) E5 (Am) G5E5 (Am) 4/4 Gtr I E E S S S S S S E E S S E E S S E S S E E S S E E S S S S S S E E S S|-----------------3-0-----|-----------------0-----|-----------------3-0------||-----1p0-1p0-1p0-3-0-----|-----1p0---------0-----|-----1p0-1p0-1p0-3-0------||---2---------------------|---2-----3-2p0---------|---2----------------------||-------------------------|---------------3-------|--------------------------||-0-------------------0-0-|-0-----------------0-0-|-0-------------------0-0--||-------------------------|-----------------------|--------------------------|
F5 F#5E5 N.C.(Am) G5E5 (Am) E E S S E S S E Q +E Q. Q E E E E S S S S S S E E S S|--------------------|-----------------|-----------------3-0-----||-----1p0---------6--|-(6)-6----7------|-----1p0-1p0-1p0-3-0-----||---2-----3-2p0---5--|-(5)-5----6------|---2---------------------||---------------3-3--|-(3)-3----4------|-------------------------||-0------------------|-------------2-0-|-0-------------------0-0-||--------------------|-------------0---|-------------------------|
E5 N.C.(Am) G5E5 (Am) F E E S S E S S E E S S E E S S S S S S E E S S E E S S E S S E Q|-----------------0-----|-----------------3-0-----|-----------------5--||-----1p0---------0-----|-----1p0-1p0-1p0-3-0-----|-----1p0---------6--||---2-----3-2p0---------|---2---------------------|---2-----3-2p0---5--||---------------3-------|-------------------------|---------------3-3--||-0-----------------0-0-|-0-------------------0-0-|-0------------------||-----------------------|-------------------------|--------------------|
F5 F#5 E5 N.C.(Am) G5 E5 (Am) Gtr II H Q E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|---------------------|----10-11h12-11-------11------------------------||---------------10-12-|-13-------------13-12----13-12-10-13-12-10-9-12-||---------------------|------------------------------------------------||---------------------|------------------------------------------------||---------------------|------------------------------------------------||---------------------|------------------------------------------------|
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| Gtr I| +E Q. Q E E E E S S S S S S E E S S|-(5)-5----6----------|--------------------------------3-----0---------||-(6)-6----7----------|--------------1p=0--1p=0--1p=0--3-----0---------||-(5)-5----6----------|--------2---------------------------------------||-(3)-3----4----------|------------------------------------------------||-------------2--0----|--0----------------------------------------0--0-||-------------0-------|------------------------------------------------|
E5 (Am) S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-----------------------------------------||-10-9----10-9------9---------------------||------10------10-9---10-9-7-10-9-7----9--||-----------------------------------10----||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------|
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| E E S S E S S E E S S|-------------------------------0---------||------------1p=0---------------0---------||-------2---------3----2p0----------------||--------------------------3--------------||--0---------------------------------0-0--||-----------------------------------------|
N.C.(Am) G5 E5 (Am) S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|------------------------------------||------------------------------------||-7------7---------------------------||---10-9---10p9-7-10-9-7-6-9-7p6---7-||--------------------------------8---||------------------------------------|
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| E E S S S S S S E E S S|------------------------3---0-------||-----------1p0-1p=0-1p0-3---0-------||-2----2-------------------------2-2-||------------------------------------||------------------------------------||------------------------------------|
F F5 F#5 E5 ~~~~~~~~~~ PM| S S e Q +Q E S S e e e E E E E S S|----------------------------|-13--12--13-12b13r12-----3-7-||-------------------------13-|-----------------------------||----------------------10----|-----------------------------||-7-6------------------------|-----------------------------||-----8-7-----(7)------------|-----------------------------||----------------------------|-----------------------------|
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| E E S S E S S E Q +E Q. Q E E|----------------------------|-----------------------------||-------1p0----------6-------|-(6)--6------------7---------||-2---2-----3--2p0---5-------|-(5)--5------------6-----2---||------------------3-3-------|-(3)--3------------4---------||----------------------------|-----------------------2-----||----------------------------|-----------------------0-----|
N.C.(Am) G5 E5 (Am) E5 (Am) PM------------| PM------- |-3-| |--3--|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S e S S S e S S S|-6-3-7-6-3-7-6-3-7p6-3-7-6-3-7-6-|-3-7-6-3-7-6-3-7-6---7-6-3-6---------||---------------------------------|-----------------------------6-5---3-||---------------------------------|-------------------------------------||---------------------------------|-------------------------------------||---------------------------------|-------------------------------------||---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
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| E E S S S S S S E E S S E E S S E S S E E S S|---------------------3---0-------|---------------------------0---------||---------1p0-1p0-1p0-3---0-------|---------1p0---------------0---------||-2---2-----------------------2-2-|-2---2-------3---2p0---------2---2---||---------------------------------|---------------------3---------------||---------------------------------|-------------------------------------||---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
-------------------------| |-3-| |--3--| |-3-|
e S S S e S S S e S S S E E|-------------------------------------||-5-----------------------------------||---7-5-4-5---------------------------||-------------7-5---4-5---3-2-0-2-----||-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------|
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| E E S S S S S S E E S S|-------------------------3-----0-----||---------1p0-1p==0---1p0-3-----0-----||-2-2-----------------------------2-2-||-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------|
N.C.(Am) F5 N.C. 3/4 4/4 E E S S E S S E Q. Q. Q|-----------------||--------------||-----1p0---------||--------------||-2-2-----3-2p0---||-5------------||---------------3-||-3---------4--||-----------------||------3-------||-----------------||--------------|
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| E E S S E S S E Q. Q. Q|-----------------||--------------||-----1p0---------||--------------||-2-2-----3-2p0---||-5------------||---------------3-||-3---------4--||-----------------||------3-------||-----------------||--------------|
+E Q. E E Q Q. Q. Q +E Q. E E Q|-----------------|--------------|-----------------*||-----------------|--------------|-----------------*||-----------------|--------------|-----------------*||-(4)------6-5-4--|-3---------4--|-(4)------6-5-4--*||-----3-----------|------3-------|-----3-----------*||-----------------|--------------|-----------------*|
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| +E Q. E E Q Q. Q. Q +E Q. E E Q|-----------------|--------------|-----------------*||-----------------|--------------|-----------------*||-----------------|--------------|-----------------*||-(4)------6-5-4--|-3---------4--|-(4)------6-5-4--*||-----3-----------|------3-------|-----3-----------*||-----------------|--------------|-----------------*|
Duration Legend --------------- W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura + - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration) Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the duration for. Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests. Multi- bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for. Low melody durations appear below the staff Tablature Legend ---------------- h - hammer-on p - pull-off b - bend pb - pre-bend r - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately) /\ - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere") s - legato slide S - shift slide - natural harmonic [n] - artificial harmonic n(n) - tapped harmonic ~ - vibrato tr - trill T - tap TP - trem. picking PM - palm muting \n/ - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip \n - tremolo bar down n/ - tremolo bar up /n\ - tremolo bar inverted dip = - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls <> - volume swell (louder/softer) x - on rhythm slash represents muted slash o - on rhythm slash represents single note slash Misc Legend ----------- | - bar || - double bar ||o - repeat start o|| - repeat end *| - double bar (ending) : - bar (freetime) $ - Segno & - Coda Tempo markers - = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
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