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Mesopotamia Tab

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B F# B E G# C#
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                      Mesopotamia - Black Light Burns
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Tabbed by: Stephen McFall
Email: smboo28@aim.com

Tuning: Gtr. 1 & 2 are in 1 and 1/2 steps down Drop D low to high (B,F#,B,E,G#,C#)

Intro Pt. 1 Gtr. 1 (Distorted)
C#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|-7-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|-5-(Just play this over and over for a long time)--------------------------|
 B|-0-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Intro Pt. 2 Gtr. 1 (Distorted) play 2x
C#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|---------------------------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----------|
F#|---------------------------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------|
 B|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-1-1-1-1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------|

Verse 1 Gtr. 1 (Distorted) play 2x
C#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|-7-------3-------7---------------------------------------------------------|
F#|-5-(x32)-3-(x16)-5-(x16)---------------------------------------------------|
 B|-0-------3-------0---------------------------------------------------------|

 Pre-Chorus Gtr. 1 & 2 (Distorted) |play 3 1\2x (4th time play only stuff before line)
C#|--------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
G#|--------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
 E|--------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
 B|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----------|
F#|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------|
 B|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------|

Play Intro Pt. 1 again
Then after a bit play Intro Pt. 2 1 time minus the last 16 0-5-7’s then play this

Interlude Pt. 1 Gtr. 1 & 2 (Distorted) play 12x
C#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 E|-7-7-7-7-x-10-10-10-x-5-x-5-x-5-5-6----------------------------------------|
 B|-7-7-7-7-x-10-10-10-x-5-x-5-x-5-5-6----------------------------------------|
F#|-5-5-5-5-x-8--8--8--x-3-x-3-x-3-3-4----------------------------------------|
 B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Play Pre-Chorus again

Interlude Pt. 2 Gtr. 1 (Overdrive + Heavy Delay) (Something like this) Everything is 
Muted lightly except for notes at end of 2nd bar that are repeated
C#|-2--2--2-2-2-(x4)-5-5-555-555555-6-6-66-6-666666--2--2--2-2-2--2--2--2-2-2-|
G#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Then TP TP TP TP TP TP TP TP TP TP  TP
C#|--5--6--5--6--5--6--8--6--8--10--11-----(10-11--)-(play 9x fade out)-------|
G#|-------------------------------------7--(------7)--------------------------|
 E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Then
C#|-2--2--22-2-222222(x2)-5-5-55-5-555555-6-6-66-6-666666--play whole line 2x-|
G#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Then
C#|-8--8--88-8-888888-6-6-66-6-666666-5-5-22-2-222222--2-2-22-2-222222--------|
G#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 Then                 TP    TP
C#|-8--8--88-8-888888-10----11------------------------------------------------|
G#|------------------------------7--------------------------------------------|
 E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Interlude Pt. 2 Gtr. 2 (Distortion) play this 30x
C#|---------------|
G#|---------------|
 E|x-x-xx-x-xxxxxx|
 B|x-x-xx-x-xxxxxx|
F#|---------------|
 B|---------------|

Then both guitars play Interlude Pt. 1 8x

Then both guitars play this
C#|-------|
G#|-------|
 E|-------|
 B|7------|
F#|5-(x32)|
 B|0------|

Just before end Gtr. 3 (silent through the rest of the song does a pickslide down the F#
low B strings, however, if this was played live one of the two guitarists would just do
instead of playing the B5 at the end


| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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