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Down The Slopes Of Death Tab

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B E A D F# B
#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

DOWN THE SLOPES OF DEATH
As recorded by Amon Amarth
(From the 2002 Album VERSUS THE WORLD)

Transcribed by F-Master
        

Words and Music by Amon Amarth
Arranged by Amon Amarth

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

   Intro
    Q=140
    N.C.
   4/4
    Gtrs I, II
      PM------|   PM|           PM------------------|
    |----6----| |----6----|   |----6----| |----6----|
    E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E
||--------------------------|--------------------------||
||o-------------------------|-------------------------o||
||--------------------------|--------------------------||
||--------------------------|--------------------------||
||o-7-----------5-----5-7-8-|-7-----------------------o||
||----0-0-0-0-0---0-0-------|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--||


   Pre-Verse
    N.C.
    TP         TP         TP          TP   TP   TP  TP
    W          W          W          +Q   +Q   +Q   Q
||-----------|----------|----------|--------------------|
||o----------|----------|----------|--------------------|
||-----------|----------|----------|--------------------|
||--5--------|-4--------|-5--------|-(5)--(5)--(5)--7---|
||o----------|----------|----------|--------------------|
||-----------|----------|----------|--------------------|
|
|   Gtr II
|   TP         TP         TP          TP   TP   TP  TP
|   W          W          W          +Q   +Q   +Q   Q
||-----------|----------|----------|--------------------|
||o----------|----------|----------|--------------------|
||-----------|----------|----------|--------------------|
||-----------|----------|----------|--------------------|
||o-7--------|-5--------|-7--------|-(7)--(7)--(7)--9---|
||-----------|----------|----------|--------------------|


  TP         TP  TP   TP   TP   TP          TP
  W          Q  +Q   +Q    Q    W          +W
|----------|------------------|----------|---------||
|----------|------------------|----------|--------o||
|----------|------------------|----------|---------||
|-9--------|-7--(7)--(7)--10--|-9--------|-(9)-----||
|----------|------------------|----------|--------o||
|----------|------------------|----------|---------||
|
| TP         TP                 TP          TP
| W          W                  W          +W
|----------|------------------|----------|---------||
|----------|------------------|----------|--------o||
|----------|------------------|----------|---------||
|----------|------------------|----------|---------||
|-7--------|-3----------------|-2--------|-(2)----o||
|----------|------------------|----------|---------||


   Verse
    N.C.
    Gtrs I, II
      PM------|   PM|           PM------------------|
    |----6----| |----6----|   |----6----| |----6----|
    E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E   4x
||--------------------------|---------------------------||
||o-------------------------|--------------------------o||
||--------------------------|---------------------------||
||--------------------------|---------------------------||
||o-7-----------5-----5-7-8-|-7------------------------o||
||----0-0-0-0-0---0-0-------|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---||


   Chorus
    N.C.
    Gtr I
       PM|      PM|    PM|      PM|      PM|      PM|   PM|   PM|
     |-3--|   |-3-|  |-3--|   |-3-|    |-3--|   |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
     E E +E   E E E  E E +E   E E E    E E +E   E E E E E E E E E
||----------------------------------|------------------------------|
||o---------------------------------|------------------------------|
||----------------------------------|------------------------------|
||--10-------10-----10-------10-----|-10-------10-----9-----9------|
||o----8-(8)----8-8----8-(8)----8-8-|----8-(8)----8-8---8-8---8-8--|
||----------------------------------|------------------------------|
|
|   Gtr II
|    PM---------------------------------------------------------|
|    |-3--|   |-3-|  |-3--|   |-3-|    |-3--|   |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
|    E E  E   E E E  E E  E   E E E    E E  E   E E E E E E E E E
||----------------------------------|------------------------------|
||o---------------------------------|------------------------------|
||----------------------------------|------------------------------|
||----------------------------------|------------------------------|
||o--8-8--8---8-8-8--8-8--8---8-8-8-|--8-8--8---8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|
||----------------------------------|------------------------------|


  N.C.
        PM----|       PM----|         PM----|   PM|
  |-----6-----| |-----6-----|   |-----6-----| |----6-----|
  E +E  E E E E E +E  E E E E   E +E  E E E E E E E E E  E  4x
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------||
|-----------------------------|----------------------------o||
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------||
|-9-(9)---------7-(7)---------|-9-(9)---------7-----7-9-10--||
|-------0-0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-|-------0-0-0-0---0-0--------o||
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------||
|
| PM----------------------------------------------|
| |--3--| |-3-| |--3--| |-3-|   |--3--| |-3-| |-3-| |-3--|
| E  E  E E E E E  E  E E E E   E  E  E E E E E E E E E  E  4x
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------||
|-----------------------------|----------------------------o||
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------||
|-----------------------------|---------------------7-9-10--||
|-0--0--0-0-0-0-0--0--0-0-0-0-|-0--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0--------o||
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------||


   Verse
    N.C.
    Gtrs I, II
      PM------|   PM|           PM------------------|
    |----6----| |----6----|   |----6----| |----6----|
    E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E   4x
||--------------------------|---------------------------||
||o-------------------------|--------------------------o||
||--------------------------|---------------------------||
||--------------------------|---------------------------||
||o-7-----------5-----5-7-8-|-7------------------------o||
||----0-0-0-0-0---0-0-------|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---||


   Pre-Chorus
    N.C.
       PM------|   PM------|      PM------|    PM|    PM|
     |----6----| |----6----|    |----6----|  |----6-----|
     E E E E E E E E E E E E    E E E E E E  E E E  E E E
||---------------------------|-----------------------------|
||o--------------------------|-----------------------------|
||---------------------------|-----------------------------|
||---------------------------|-----------------------------|
||o-10-----------9-----------|-10-----------10-----12------|
||-----8-8-8-8-8---8-8-8-8-8-|----8-8-8-8-8----8-8----8-8--|


  N.C.
    PM------|   PM------|     PM------|   PM|
  |----6----| |----6----|   |----6----| |----6-----|
  E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E  E  4x
|-------------------------|---------------------------||
|-------------------------|--------------------------o||
|-------------------------|---------------------------||
|-------------------------|---------------------------||
|-9-----------7-----------|-9-----------7-----7-9-10-o||
|---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-|---0-0-0-0-0---0-0---------||


   Chorus
    N.C.
       PM|      PM|    PM|      PM|      PM|      PM|   PM|   PM|
     |-3--|   |-3-|  |-3--|   |-3-|    |-3--|   |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
     E E +E   E E E  E E +E   E E E    E E +E   E E E E E E E E E
||----------------------------------|------------------------------|
||o---------------------------------|------------------------------|
||----------------------------------|------------------------------|
||--10-------10-----10-------10-----|-10-------10-----9-----9------|
||o----8-(8)----8-8----8-(8)----8-8-|----8-(8)----8-8---8-8---8-8--|
||----------------------------------|------------------------------|
|
|   Gtr II
|    PM---------------------------------------------------------|
|    |-3--|   |-3-|  |-3--|   |-3-|    |-3--|   |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
|    E E  E   E E E  E E  E   E E E    E E  E   E E E E E E E E E
||----------------------------------|------------------------------|
||o---------------------------------|------------------------------|
||----------------------------------|------------------------------|
||----------------------------------|------------------------------|
||o--8-8--8---8-8-8--8-8--8---8-8-8-|--8-8--8---8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|
||----------------------------------|------------------------------|


  N.C.
        PM----|       PM----|         PM----|   PM|
  |-----6-----| |-----6-----|   |-----6-----| |----6-----|
  E +E  E E E E E +E  E E E E   E +E  E E E E E E E E E  E  3x
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------||
|-----------------------------|----------------------------o||
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------||
|-9-(9)---------7-(7)---------|-9-(9)---------7-----7-9-10--||
|-------0-0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-|-------0-0-0-0---0-0--------o||
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------||
|
| PM----------------------------------------------|
| |--3--| |-3-| |--3--| |-3-|   |--3--| |-3-| |-3-| |-3--|
| E  E  E E E E E  E  E E E E   E  E  E E E E E E E E E  E  3x
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------||
|-----------------------------|----------------------------o||
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------||
|-----------------------------|---------------------7-9-10--||
|-0--0--0-0-0-0-0--0--0-0-0-0-|-0--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0--------o||
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------||


  N.C.
     PM|      PM|    PM|      PM|      PM|      PM|   PM|   PM|
   |-3--|   |-3-|  |-3--|   |-3-|    |-3--|   |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
   E E +E   E E E  E E +E   E E E    E E +E   E E E E E E E E E
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-10-------10-----10-------10-----|-10-------10-----9-----9-----|
|----8-(8)----8-8----8-(8)----8-8-|----8-(8)----8-8---8-8---8-8-|
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|
|  PM---------------------------------------------------------|
|  |-3--|   |-3-|  |-3--|   |-3-|    |-3--|   |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
|  E E  E   E E E  E E  E   E E E    E E  E   E E E E E E E E E
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|--8-8--8---8-8-8--8-8--8---8-8-8-|--8-8--8---8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------|


    N.C.
    Gtrs I, II
      PM------|   PM|           PM------------------|
    |----6----| |----6----|   |----6----| |----6----|
    E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E
||--------------------------|---------------------------||
||o-------------------------|--------------------------o||
||--------------------------|---------------------------||
||--------------------------|---------------------------||
||o-7-----------5-----5-7-8-|-7------------------------o||
||----0-0-0-0-0---0-0-------|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---||


 Interlude
  N.C.
  TP          TP          TP          TP
  W          +W           W          +W
|----------|------------|----------|--------|
|----------|------------|----------|--------|
|----------|------------|----------|--------|
|----------|------------|-7--------|-(7)----|
|-7--------|-(7)--------|----------|--------|
|----------|------------|----------|--------|
|
| Gtr II
| TP          TP          TP          TP
| W          +W           W          +W
|----------|------------|----------|--------|
|----------|------------|----------|--------|
|----------|------------|-5--------|-(5)----|
|-9--------|-(9)--------|----------|--------|
|----------|------------|----------|--------|
|----------|------------|----------|--------|


                                                    E5
  <
  TP          TP          TP          TP   TP   TP
  W          +W           W          +Q   +Q   +Q    Q
|----------|------------|----------|---------------------|
|----------|------------|----------|---------------------|
|----------|------------|----------|---------------------|
|----------|------------|-7--------|-(7)--(7)--(7)--14\--|
|-7--------|-(7)--------|----------|----------------14\--|
|----------|------------|----------|----------------12\--|
|
| <
| TP          TP          TP          TP   TP   TP
| W          +W           W          +Q   +Q   +Q    Q
|----------|------------|----------|---------------------|
|----------|------------|----------|---------------------|
|----------|------------|-5--------|-(5)--(5)--(5)-------|
|-9--------|-(9)--------|----------|-----------------x\--|
|----------|------------|----------|-----------------x\--|
|----------|------------|----------|-----------------x\--|


    E5                           G5
       PM--|    PM--|      PM--|    PM--|
       |-3-|    |-3-|      |-3-|    |-3-|
    Q  E E E Q  E E E   Q  E E E Q  E E E
||--------------------|-------------------|
||o-------------------|-------------------|
||--------------------|-------------------|
||--2--------2--------|-2--------5--------|
||o-2--2-2-2-2--2-2-2-|-2--2-2-2-5--5-5-5-|
||--0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-|-0--0-0-0-3--3-3-3-|


  N.C.
  |--3--| |-3-| |--3--| |-3-|   |--3--| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
  E +E  E E E E E +E  E E E E   E +E  E E E E E E E E E E  4x
|-----------------------------|----------------------------||
|-----------------------------|---------------------------o||
|-----------------------------|---------------2h4p2--------||
|---------5p4h5---------5p4h5-|---------5p4h5-------5p4h5--||
|-3-(3)-3-------3-(3)-3-------|-3-(3)-3-------------------o||
|-----------------------------|----------------------------||


   Chorus
    N.C.
    TP         TP         TP          TP   TP   TP  TP
    W          W          W          +Q   +Q   +Q   Q
||-----------|----------|----------|--------------------|
||o----------|----------|----------|--------------------|
||-----------|----------|----------|--------------------|
||--5--------|-4--------|-5--------|-(5)--(5)--(5)--7---|
||o----------|----------|----------|--------------------|
||-----------|----------|----------|--------------------|
|
|   Gtr II
|   TP         TP         TP          TP   TP   TP  TP
|   W          W          W          +Q   +Q   +Q   Q
||-----------|----------|----------|--------------------|
||o----------|----------|----------|--------------------|
||-----------|----------|----------|--------------------|
||-----------|----------|----------|--------------------|
||o-7--------|-5--------|-7--------|-(7)--(7)--(7)--9---|
||-----------|----------|----------|--------------------|


  TP         TP  TP   TP   TP   TP          TP
  W          Q  +Q   +Q    Q    W          +W
|----------|------------------|----------|---------||
|----------|------------------|----------|--------o||
|----------|------------------|----------|---------||
|-9--------|-7--(7)--(7)--10--|-9--------|-(9)-----||
|----------|------------------|----------|--------o||
|----------|------------------|----------|---------||
|
| TP         TP                 TP          TP
| W          W                  W          +W
|----------|------------------|----------|---------||
|----------|------------------|----------|--------o||
|----------|------------------|----------|---------||
|----------|------------------|----------|---------||
|-7--------|-3----------------|-2--------|-(2)----o||
|----------|------------------|----------|---------||


   Outro
    N.C.
      PM------|   PM|           PM------------------|
    |----6----| |----6----|   |----6----| |----6----|
    E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E   7x
||--------------------------|---------------------------||
||o-------------------------|--------------------------o||
||--------------------------|---------------------------||
||--------------------------|---------------------------||
||o-7-----------5-----5-7-8-|-7------------------------o||
||----0-0-0-0-0---0-0-------|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---||


  N.C.
    PM------|   PM|
  |----6----| |----6----|
  E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E Q  Q  Q
|-------------------------|--------------*|
|-------------------------|--------------*|
|-------------------------|--------------*|
|-------------------------|--------------*|
|-7-----------5-----5-7-8-|-7------------*|
|---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-------|--------------*|



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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Immolate666 wrote on August 8 2008, 09:36 pm

Sounds right when I play it in DStandard and I know the tuning is right. but there is no way my strings will take that kinda stress.

Awesome tab tho 5/5.

Note: make sure you have strings that are hella heavy and your guitar will allow you to tune that high before you break your strings.

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loves_to_spooge wrote on April 16 2009, 01:52 am

very nice tab,
please do more Amon Amarth tabs,
some of these tabs are shitty but yours are really good

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