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Cruel Melody Bass Tab

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D A D G B E
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			     Cruel Melody - Black Light Burns
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Tabbed By: Mephiston

Ok, so i know its probably not 100%, but it sounds close enough to me.
feel free to correct and improve upon this tab if you nail it. Its a tough song to get 
hang of.

Notes (some may not be used in this tab):
| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
| x/   combination mute/slide for an extra half note length

Drop D tuning

INTRO:

(guitar intro, plays basically the same thing)
G|--------------------------|
D|--------------------------|
A|--------------------------| x4 bars
D|--------------------------|

Bass joins in:
G|--------------------------|
D|------7~-----7------5h7---| x4 times
A|------------8-8--0h5------|
D|-0-0-----0----------------|


Synth joins in, repeat bass 4 times
G|--------------------------|
D|------7~-----7------5h7---| x4 times
A|------------8-8--0h5------|
D|-0-0-----0----------------|

VERSE:

G|--------------------------|
D|------7~-----7------5h7---| x8 times
A|------------8-8--0h5------|
D|-0-0-----0----------------|


Chorus:
G|---------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
D|-3-3---7-7---0-0-0-0--6-6-6-6--5-5-5-5-|

(short muted notes, i.e. dont let them ring, you'll hear it in the song)

Outro:
The outro alternates with sliding the 5th on A, and the 6th on low D.
The pattern it follows is:
1st time, no slide
2nd time, A slide to 17 from 5th fret
3rd time, D slide to 18 from 3rd fret
4th time no slide

5th time no slide
6th time A slide to 17 from 5th fre
7th time D slide to 16 from 3rd fret
8th time D slide to 18 after hitting 5th fret


First Outro half, right after the drum fill:
G[|---------------------------------------------|
D[|---------------------------------------------|
A[|--5-5-5-5-5x/1-1-1---------------------------|
D[|----------------------0h3-3-3-3-3-6-6-6------|

G|---------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|--5//17-17-17-1-1----------------------------|
D|----------------------0h3-3-3-3-3-6-6-6------|

G|---------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|--5-5-5-5-5x/1-1-1---------------------------|
D|----------------------3-3//16-16-16-6-6-0----|

G|---------------------------------------------|]
D|---------------------------------------------|]
A|--5-5-5-5-5x/1-1-1---------------------------|] x1
D|----------------------0h3-3-3-3-3-6-6-6------|]

Second half of outro:

G[|---------------------------------------------|
D[|---------------------------------------------|
A[|--5-5-5-5-5x/1-1-1---------------------------|
D[|----------------------0h3-3-3-3-3-6-6-6------|

G|---------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|--5//17-17-17-1-1----------------------------|
D|----------------------0h3-3-3-3-3-6-6-6------|

G|---------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|--5-5-5-5-5x/1-1-1---------------------------|
D|----------------------3-3//16-16-16-6-6-0----|

G|----------------------------------------------|]
D|----------------------------------------------|]
A|--5-5-5-5-5x/1-1-1----------------------------|] x1
D|----------------------0h3-3-3-3-18-18-18-18-0-|]


End riff:
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
D|-0-6~---6-5~---5-3~----2~---0~---------------|

G|---------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
D|-6~-----5~-----3~------2~---0~---------------|
Let all but the first, third and fifth note (open, 6 and 5 respectively) ring. As 
listen to the song for timing.
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