Testament - Sails Of Charon tab

                      TESTAMENT - SAILS OF CHARON
                 SIGNS OF CHAOS: THE BEST OF TESTAMENT
                     Copyright 1997 Mayhem Records
                      Version 1.0 - FEBRUARY 2001

Transcribed by: Mike O'Neil
Solo Transcribed by: Andrew Theo

For Questions, Comments, Newest Version, or Corrections contact
Mike O'Neil: at mike@dsrmusic.com

Downloaded from the Catacombs of 's Death Tab Site at
 

..  - palm mute          /  - slide up to
 \  - slide down to      ~  - vibrato
 h  - hammer on          b  - bend
 p  - pull off            Suffixes for bend
                          ph - pinch harmonic
                           f - full bend    h - half bend
*  - see comment           r - release      t - tap bend
X  - percussion mute       ~ - vibrato bend
@  - slight palm mute     () - ghost note, sustained note

Tune to Eb

Riff A.1|---------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------||-4---4p2-----------2----------------------------------4p2--------2---|Gtr |---------5-4---4h5-----------2----------------2-----------5--4h5---1-| I|---------------------3---3h5---2---2-2h3~-3h5---2---2----------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------|
Riff A.2|---------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------||-4---4p2-----------2----------------------------------4p2--------2---|Gtr |---------5-4---4h5-----------2----------------2-----------5--4h5---1-| I|---------------------3---3h5---2---2-3-3--3h5---2---2----------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------|
| ||---------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------||-7---7p5-4-------4-5----------------------------------7p5-4----4-5---|Gtr |-----------7---7-----------4-5--------------4-5--------------7-----4-|II|---------------------7---7-----6---6-7-7--7-----6---6----------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------|
Riff A.2 continued|-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-4p2--------2-----4p2--------2--4p2--------2-----------|Gtr|-----5--4h5-----------5--4h5--------5--4h5----5-4--7-5-| I|--------------3~------------------------------3-2--5-3-||-------------------------------------------------------|
| ||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-7p5-4----4-5-----7p5-4----4-5--7p5-4----4-5-----------|Gtr|--------7----------------7-------------7------5-4--7-5-|II|--------------7~------------------------------3-2--5-3-||-------------------------------------------------------|
Riff B.1|------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||-5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-------5---5--5-|Gtr|-5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-------5---5--5-| I|-3\2-2-2--33-3\2-2-2--33-3\2-2-2--33-3-3---3--3-||------------------------------------------------|
| .. .. .. . || ||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||-5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-------5---5--5-|Gtr|-5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-------5---5--5-|II|-3\2-2-2--33-3\2-2-2--33-3\2-2-2--33-3-3---3--3-||------------------------------------------------| .. .. .. .
Riff B.1 continued|------------------------------------------------||-5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-------5--/7--5-||------------------------------------------------|Gtr|------------------------------------------------| I|------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------|
| ||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||-5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-------5---7--5-|Gtr|-5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-------5---7--5-| II|-3\2-2-2--33-3\2-2-2--33-3\2-2-2--33-3-3---5--3-||------------------------------------------------| .. .. .. .
Riff B.2|------------------------------------------------||-5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-------5--/7--5-||------------------------------------------------|Gtr|------------------------------------------------| I|------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------|
| ||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||-5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-------5---7--5-|Gtr|-5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-------5---7--5-| I|-3\2-2-2--33-3\2-2-2--33-3\2-2-2--33-3-3---5--3-||------------------------------------------------| .. .. .. .
Riff B.2 continued|------------------------------------------------||-5\4-4-4----------------------------------------||-------------5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-------5---5--5-|Gtr|------------------------------------------------| I|------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------|
| ph ph ph || ||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||-5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-------5---5--5-|Gtr|-5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-------5---5--5-| II|-3\2-2-2--33-3\2-2-2--33-3\2-2-2--33-3-3---3--3-||------------------------------------------------| .. .. .. .
Riff C (play 5 times under Solo Part I)|------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||-5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4--55-5-5---5-55-|Gtrs|-5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4--55-5-5---5-55-|I&II|-3\2-2-2--33-3\2-2-2--33-3\2-2-2--33-3-3---3-33-||------------------------------------------------| .. .. .. . . . ..
Riff C continued|------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||-5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4--55-5-5---5--5-|Gtrs|-5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4-----5\4-4-4--55-5-5---5--5-|I&II|-3\2-2-2--33-3\2-2-2--33-3\2-2-2--33-3-3---3--3-||------------------------------------------------| .. .. .. . . . .
Solo Part I (Parts I&II by Andrew Theo)|----------------------17\-----------------------------------||----------------------------7--8--10-8--7-----8--7----------||----------------11/14----------------------9--------9--8--9-||-----------9/13---------------------------------------------||-2/6--6/12--------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------||-7--8--7-----7\5-----5\4-----------4--5--4----------------------------------||----------9-------8-------5--4--5-----------7--5--4--2--5--4--2-------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------5--4-----4-||-----------------------------------------------------------------------7----||----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------||-------4--5--7--5--4--------------4~--------------------------------||-5--7-----------------7--5--4---------4~--4--5--7--5--4-----4--5/11-||-------------------------------7-------------------------7----------||--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------15----------------14----------------12-||-------------------12-13----13-12\10-10-12----12-10\8--8--10----||-11-12-14-12-11-------------------------------------------------||----------------14----------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------10---------------8-----------------------------5-------------||-10-8\7--7--8-----8--7\5--4--5-----5--4-----------7--------------8--7--5----||-----------------------------------------5--4--5-----5--4-----------------8-||-----------------------------------------------------------7----------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------||---------------------------||-5\4--------------4--5/10--||------7--5--3--------------||---------------7-----------||---------------------------|
|-------------------15-14-15-14-------12-11------------------------||-13-12-10-12----10----------------------------10~--13-12-10-12----||-------------11----------------------------11------------------10-||-------------------------------13-14------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------15-14-15-14-------12-11------------------------------------||----10----------------------------10~-------------10-7-----7------||-10----------------------------11-----------------------8---------||-------------------13-14--------------9--9--8--7--------------10\-||------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----5--8--5--8--5--8--5--5--------5--8--5--5--------5--8--5--5----||-7--------------------------4--7--------------4--7--------------4-||------------------------------------------------------------------|Gtr|------------------------------------------------------------------| I|------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------|
| ||----11-14-11-14-11-14-11-11-------11-14-11-11-------11-14-11-11---||-13-------------------------10-13-------------10-13-------------10||------------------------------------------------------------------|Gtr|------------------------------------------------------------------|II|------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----5--8--5---5--6--9--6--6-----6-7--10-7--7------7--8-11--8--8-----8--9-12-||-7---------------------------8-----------------9----------------10----------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
| ||----11-14-11-11-12-15-12-12----12-13-16-13-13----13-14-17-14-14----14-15-18-||-13-------------------------14----------------15----------------16----------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-9--9------9-||-------11----||-------------||-------------||-------------||-------------|
|
|-15-15----15-||-------17----||-------------||-------------||-------------||-------------|
Solo Part II
|-19~-19~-19~-19~-19b(20)-19b(20)-19b(20)19----17~-14----14--5/8-||-------------------------------------------19--------16---------||----------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-11----8---------------------------------------||----10----7--10----7--------------------7------||----------------8--------8-----8-----------8---||----------------------10----10----10-7---------||-----------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------|
Riff D (play once under Solo Part II)|-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------|Gtrs|-4--4----2----5--4--4------2----5--4--4------2----5--4--4----2-5-5-|I&II|-2--2----0-00-3--2--2---00-0-00-3--2--2---00-0-00-3--2--2----0-3-3-||-------------------------------------------------------------------| .. .. .. . .. .. . . .
Riff E ||--------------------------------------------------------------------|||--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|||Gtrs||| I&II||--2--2--00-0-00-3--2--2---00-0-00-3--2--2---00-0-00-3--2--2---0-3-3-|||--------------------------------------------------------------------| .. .. .. .. . .. .. . . .
________ ________Riff E continued |1. |2. |--------------------------------------------------------------||---------||--------------------------------------------------------------||---------||-------------------------------------------------------Play--||--Play---||-4--4-----2----5--4--4------2----5--4--4------2----5---fill--||--fill---||-2--2--00-0-00-3--2--2---00-0-00-3--2--2---00-0-00-3----E1----||---E2----||--------------------------------------------------------------||---------| .. .. .. .. . .. ..
Fill E1|----------------------------|----||----------------------------|----| NOTE: This pinch harmonic is held out by|-4--2---2-------------------|-4~-| a third guitar just as you repeat|------5----5-4-5--4-2-------|----| Riff E for a second time|----------------------5-3-2-|----||----------------------------|----| ph
Fill E2|----------------------------||----------------------------||-4--2---2-----------------4-||------5----5-4-5--4-2-4-5---||----------------------------||----------------------------|
Riff F|---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------|Gtr|------------------2------------------------2-------| I|-3--3-2-3---2-3-5---5-3-2-3--3-2-3---2-3-5---5-3-2-||---------------------------------------------------|
| . . . . . . . . . . . . || ||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------4-------|Gtr|------------------5-------5--5-4-5---4-5-7---7-5-4-|II|-7--7-6-7---6-7-9---9-7-6--------------------------||---------------------------------------------------| . . . . . . . . . . . .
Riff F continued|--------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------|Gtr|------------------2--------5-4-2---4-2-------INCOMPLETE-| I|-3--3-2-3---2-3-5---5-3-2--------5-----5-3--------------||--------------------------------------------------------|
| . . . . . . || ||--------------------------------------------------------||------------------5--------8-7-5---7-5------------------||-5--5-4-5---4-5-7---7-5-4--------7-----7-5--------------|Gtr|---------------------------------------------INCOMPLETE-|II|--------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------| . . . . . .
Riff G|--------------------------------------|-----------||-5bf----------------------------------|-----------||--------------------------------------|---Play----|Gtr|---------2-2-2-5-5-5--4--4-----2----5-|--Fill-E1--| I|---------0-0-0-3-3-3--2--2--00-0-00-3-|-----------||--------------------------------------|-----------|
| . . . . . . .. .. | || | ||--------------------------------------|-----------||--------------------------------------|-----------||-4bf----------------------------------|---Play----|Gtr|---------2-2-2-5-5-5--4--4-----2----5-|--Fill-E1--|II|---------0-0-0-3-3-3--2--2--00-0-00-3-|-----------||--------------------------------------|-----------| . . . . . . .. ..
Riff H|-----------------------------------------------------|-----------||-----------------------------------------------------|-----------||-----------------------------------------------------|---Play----|Gtrs|-4--4-----2----5--4--4------2----5--4--4------2----5-|--Fill-E2--|I&II|-2--2--00-0-00-3--2--2---00-0-00-3--2--2---00-0-00-3-|-----------||-----------------------------------------------------|-----------| .. .. .. .. . .. ..
Repeat Riff F Repeat Riff G
Riff I|-----------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------|Gtrs|-4--4-----2----5--4--4------2----5--4--4------2----5-|I&II|-2--2--00-0-00-3--2--2---00-0-00-3--2--2---00-0-00-3-||-----------------------------------------------------| .. .. .. .. . .. ..
Riff I continued|----------------------------------||----------------------------------||-4--2---2---------------------2-4-||------5----5-4-5--4--2--4--5----*-||----------------------------------||----------------------------------| . . . . .
* This note signifies the start of the next riff. Guitar I plays this note anyway, and guitar II plays it and stops Repeat Riff A.1
Riff J|-----------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------||-4---4p2-----------2---------------------------------------------------|Gtr |---------5-4---4h5-----------2--------------------------------------\\-| I|---------------------3---3h5---2-(2)--2h3----5----7--9--10-12-14-15-\\-||-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
| ||-----------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------||-7---7p5-4-------4-5---------------------------------------------------|Gtr |-----------7---7-----------4-5--------------------5--7--9--10-12-14-\\-|II|---------------------7---7-----6-(6)--6h7----9----------------------\\-||-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
Repeat Riff D Repeat Riff H
Riff K (played over Riff D)|-----------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------||-C-O-M-I-N-G---S-O-O-N-------------------------||-----------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------|
Riff L.1|---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------|Gtr|------------------2------------------------2-------| I|-3--3-2-3---2-3-5---5-3-2-3--3-2-3---2-3-5---5-3-2-||---------------------------------------------------|
| . . . . . . . . . . . . || ||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------4-------|Gtr|------------------5-------5--5-4-5---4-5-7---7-5-4-|II|-7--7-6-7---6-7-9---9-7-6--------------------------||---------------------------------------------------| . . . . . . . . . . . .
Riff L.1 continued|--------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------|Gtr|------------------2--------5-4-2---4-2-------INCOMPLETE-| I|-3--3-2-3---2-3-5---5-3-2--------5-----5-3--------------||--------------------------------------------------------|
| . . . . . . || ||--------------------------------------------------------||------------------4*-------8-7-5---7-5------------------||-5--5-4-5---4-5-7---7-5-4--------7-----7-5--------------|Gtr|---------------------------------------------INCOMPELTE-|II|--------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------| . . . . . .
* Sounds like a 4 but was meant to be 5
Riff L.2|---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------|Gtr|------------------4------------------------4-------| I|-5--5-3-5---3-5-7---7-5-3-5--5-3-5---3-5-7---7-5-3-||---------------------------------------------------|
| . . . . . . . . . . . . || ||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||------------------4------------------------5-------|Gtr|-7--7-5-4---4-5-7---7-5-4-7--7-5-7---5-7-9---9-7-5-|II|---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------| . . . . . . . . . . . .
Riff L.2 continued|---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||------------------------------Fast-run-----5-(5)---|Gtr|------------------4--------------------------------| I|-5--5-3-5---3-5-7---7-5-3--------------------------||---------------------------------------------------|
| . . . . . . || ||---------------------------------------------------||------------------5--------------------------------||-5--5-4-5---4-5-7---7-5-4-----Fast-run-----5-(5)---|Gtr|---------------------------------------------------|II|---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------| . . . . . .
Riff M (over fadeout of previous riff)|---------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------4-(4)-----------||-----------------------------------4-(4)-----------||-/7-----5h7p5\4~-------------------4-(4)-----------||--------------------3--/6--\2~---------------------||---------------------------------------------------|
Riff N (play twice)|----------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------1---1-3-5-0----0--1---1-0----0-||-----------------------------------------------------2----||---/5~----5-4-2--1--1-2-4--2---2-3-5-1----2--2---2-2-2--2-||-2--------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------||---------------------------||-4--2-0-*----*-0-----------||-5--4-2-1--2-1-2--1-(1)----||-----------3------2-(2)----||---------------------------|
* These notes sound like they may be harmonized but I'm not sure by what Downloaded from the Catacombs of 's Death Tab Site at
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