Black Santa tab with lyrics by The Red Chord - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

The Red Chord – Black Santa tab

                                 BLACK SANTA
                                The Red Chord
                        (From The 2006 Album Clients)


Transcribed by Jonathan Casper (confinedforever)

Gtr 1 Rhythm - D Standard (D, G, C, F, A, D)

/ - SLIDE UP TO          h - HAMMER ON
\ - SLIDE DOWN TO        p - PULL OF
~ - VIBRATO              * - PALM MUTE
" - TREMOLO PICKING     [] - ARTIFICAL HARMONIC


This is only the rhythm guitar buts its pretty close to the lead!
AND THIS TAB IS IN THE ORDER OF THE SONG!


Opening Riff (played once)|-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||--2-----1-----------------------5-5-5-5----||--2-3-0-1-2-0-1-2-0-[2]-0-2-3-0------------||----3-0---2-0-1-2-0-----0-2-3-0------------| * * * * * * * * * * *
Riff 01 (repeats twice - this is the rhythm, this part plays under the arpeggio riff)|-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------1010-9---||---------------------/6-6---------------------1010-9---||------7-7------7-----/8-8------7-7------7-----8-8--7---||-0000-----0000---000----7-0000-----0000---000----------| **** **** *** **** **** ***
|-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||------7-7------3/7------2/7-----2----------||-0000-----0000-----0000-----000---1-1------| **** **** **** ***
[STOP]
Riff 02(repeats twice - this is the alternate ending - the octave part)|--------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------8-9-10-9-8----8----------------------------------||-7-6-7-9-10-9-7-6-7-9-10------------10---10-9-7-0-7-9-10-9-7-6-7-6----7-6-||-------------------------------------------------------------------8-7----| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
|------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------9-8-9-12-8------||---------------------8-9-10-9-8-----------------||-7-9-10-9-7-6-7-9-10----------------------------||------------------------------------------------| * * * * * * * * *
Riff 03 (repeats twice)|----------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------||-7-6---------------6-7-9-10-9-7-6-7-6---------------6-7-9-10----||-----8-7-5-0-5-7-8--------------------8-7-5-0-5-7-8-------------| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
|----------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------||-10-9-7-6-7-6---------------6-7-9-10-9-7-6-7-6------------------||--------------8-7-5-0-5-7-8--------------------8-7-5-0-5-7-8----| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Riff 01 (played once) Opening riff again (this is the same riff that is played once in the beginning of the song, now it is twice)
Alternate opening|----------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------||--3-------------6-5-4/5-3-------------5-8-4---------||--3-4-0-3-4-0-3---------3-4-0-3-4-0-3---------------||----4-0-3-4-0-3-4-3-2/3---4-0-3-4-0-3-3-5-2---------| * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Opening riff (played once)
Riff 04 (sequence played once)|--------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------[2]-------------------------||-2-------2-----2/3\2-----2-------2-----2/3\2-----2-------2-----2/3\2------||-2-1-0-1-2-0-1-2/3\2-1/2-2-1-0-1-2-0-1-2/3\2-1---2-1-0-1-2-0-1-2/3\2-1/2--||---1-0-1---0-1-------1/2---1-0-1---0-1-------1-----1-0-1---0-1-------1/2--|
Opening riff (played once - ring out holding the first fret of the A string and open low E string lead plays the next riff. then hit the same chord muted)
Section 05(you'll notice that the last half of this riff isn't really a riff. it's basically just bunch of counterpoint notes and chords you'll hit during the riff the lead plays over repeat however many times needed!|-----------------------------------------|---------------------------||-----------------------------------------|---------------------------||-----------------9---9/10-6--------------|---------------------------||--2----------2----------------9-5-8-8-8--|---------5-4----------5-4--||--2----------2---7---7/8--4--------------|---------5-4-------11-5-4--||--0----------0-0---0--------0-7-3-6-6-6--|-7-3-2-7-3-2-7-3-2-9--3-2--| *
Opening riff (repeats 4X)
Breakdown riff (01)(you'll be playing the lead in part with the drums and bass. come in with everyone)|----------------------------------------||----------------------------------------||-------------------------4\3------------||-------------------------4\3---3/4--0---||--2-2-2----2-------------2\1---3/4--1---||--0-0-0----0---0-0-0-0-0-----0-1/2--0---|
Alternate breakdown riff (02)(repeats twice)|------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------||---------------4\3-----------------------4\3----------------||------2-2----2-4\3---3/4-0---------2-2-2-4\3---3/4--0-------||--2-2-2-2--2-2-2\1---3/4-1---------2-2-2-2\1---3/4--1-------||--0-0-0-0--0-0-----0-1/2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----0-1/2--0-------| * * * * * * * * * *
Breakdown riff (01) (repeats twice, ring out) END rate and comment please!
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