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                           M Y   D Y I N G   B R I D E

                                        -

                        I   C A N N O T   B E   L O V E D
================================================================================


                            A LINE OF DEATHLESS KINGS
                          (c) Peaceville Records - 2006
                           http://www.mydyingbride.org/


                             Tune Down  1 & 1/2 Steps
                                 C# F# B E G# C#

                                  Tempo = 64 BPM
                               Time Signature = 3/4



                          -----------------------------
                                  Transcribed by

                                  PADDY MCMULLAN
                            pmtabs (@t) gmail [dot] com

                                   Version 1.0
                                 31st July  2010
                             -----------------------

                             Tablature Symbols Used:


 p         -  Pull-Off
 h         -  Hammer-On
 P.M...    -  Palm Mute
 \         -  Slide Down to/Down From
 /         -  Slide Up To/Up From
 ( / )     -  Legato Slide
 ( )       -  Ghost Note/Tied Note/Implied Note
 REST      -  Rest and sustain rest for duration of blank space
 |_3_|     -  Triplet Notes
 |__[1,2]  -  Alternative Endings
 4b5r4     -  Bend up to Note, then Release
 %         -  Whammy-bar (articulation indicated above tab)



================================================================================
Section 1: Guitars 1 & 2 with Heavy Distortion (Play once through)
================================================================================


| |------------| |-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|
| |------------| |------------R-  -|--     ------------|------------R-  -|
|3|------------|3|------------E-  -|--     ------------|------------E-  -|
|/|------------|/|--4------4--S-  -|--     ------------|--3------3--S-  -|
|8|--8-5--4--5-|4|--2------2--T-  -|--     --8-5--4--5-|--1------1--T-  -|
| |--6-3--2--3-| |--2------2-------|---------6-3--2--3-|--1------1-------|
                          ...                                   ...

|-------------------| |
|--     ------------| |
|--     ------------|*|
|--     ------------| | x 2
|--     --8-5--4--5-|*|
|---------6-3--2--3-| |


||-------------------|---------------|----------------------|---------------|
||--     ------------|---------------|----------------------|---------------|
||--     ------------|---------------|----------------------|---------------|
||--     ------------|--4------------|--(4)-----------------|--3------------|
||--     --8-5--4--5-|--2------------|--(2)-----------------|--1------------|
||---------6-3--2--3-|--2------------|--(2)---(2/6)-3--2--3-|--1------------|


|-------------------|---------------|----------------------|---------------|
|-------------------|---------------|----------------------|---------------|
|-------------------|---------------|----------------------|---------------|
|--(3)--------------|--4------------|--(4)-----------------|---------------|
|--(1)----8-5--4--5-|--2------------|--(2)-----------------|--2------------|
|--(1)----6-3--2--3-|--2------------|--(2)---(2/6)-3--2--3-|--0------------|


| |---------| |-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
| |---------| |-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|3|---------|4|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|/|---------|/|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|8|--(2)----|4|--(2)--------------|--(2)--------------|--(2)--------------|
| |--(0)----| |--(0)--------------|--(0)--------------|--(0)--------------|


|-----------------------||
|-----------------------||
|-----------------------||
|-----------------------||
|--(2)-------------10\ -||
|--(0)-------------10\ -||



During the last 4 bars Guitar 2 plays the following:


| |-----------------------------|--------------------------|
| |-----------------------------|--------------------------|
|4|-----------------------------|--------------------------|
|/|-----------------------------|---------------5--(4b5r4)-|
|4|----------3----5---(2b3r2)---|-------5--3---------------|
| |--0----3-------------------3-|--0-----------------------|


|----------------------------|------------------------------||
|----------------------------|------------------------------||
|----------------------------|------------------------------||
|----------------------------|---------------5--(4b5r4)- /--||
|----------3----5--(2b3r2)---|-------5--3-------------------||
|--0----3------------------3-|--0---------------------------||



During this section a harpsichord plays the following (arranged for guitar):



* Let notes ring wherever possible *


| |---------| |--2----------0--------|------------------|--2----------0--------|
| |--R--  --| |-----(4)-----------3--|-----2------------|-----(4)-----------3--|
|3|--E--  --|3|----------4-----4-----|--4-----4---------|----------3-----3-----|
|/|--S--  --|/|----------------------|------------------|----------------------|
|8|--T--  --|4|----------------------|------------------|----------------------|
| |---------| |----------------------|------------------|----------------------|


|------------------|--2----------0--------|------------------|
|-----2------------|-----(4)-----------3--|-----2------------|
|--3-----3---------|----------4-----4-----|--4-----4---------|
|------------------|----------------------|------------------|
|------------------|----------------------|------------------|
|------------------|----------------------|------------------|


|--2----------0--------|------------------|--2----------0--------|
|-----(4)-----------3--|-----2------------|-----(4)-----------3--|
|----------3-----3-----|--3-----3---------|----------4-----4-----|
|----------------------|------------------|----------------------|
|----------------------|------------------|----------------------|
|----------------------|------------------|----------------------|


|--------------------|--2----------0--------|--------------------|
|-----2-----2--3--0--|-----(4)-----------3--|-----2-----2--3--0--|
|--4-----4-----------|----------3-----3-----|--3-----3-----------|
|--------------------|----------------------|--------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|--------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|--------------------|


|--2----------0--------|--------------------|-------0--------| |-(0)--------|
|-----(4)-----------3--|-----2-----2--3--0--|--7-------------| |-------8----|
|----------4-----4-----|--4-----4-----------|----------------|3|---------11-|
|----------------------|--------------------|----------------|/|------------|
|----------------------|--------------------|----------------|8|------------|
|----------------------|--------------------|----------------| |------------|


| |--0----------------||
| |-------------------||
|4|-------------------||
|/|-------------------||
|4|-------------------||
| |-------------------||



================================================================================
Section 2.1: Guitar 1 (Play twice)
================================================================================


||-----------------------------|--------------------------| |
||-----------------------------|--------------------------| |
||-----------------------------|--------------------------|*|
||-----------------------------|---------------5--(4b5r4)-|*| x 2
||----------3----5---(2b3r2)---|-------5--3---------------| |
||--0----3-------------------3-|--0-----------------------| |



================================================================================
Section 2.2: Guitar 2 (Play 4 times)
================================================================================


||-------------------------------------| |
||-------------------------------------| |
||--------11-7-9 \ 5~~---7 \ (4b5r4)---|*|
||-----9-----------------------------5-|*| x 4
||--7----------------------------------| |
||-------------------------------------| |
    ....



================================================================================
Section 3: Guitars 1 & 2 (Play once)
================================================================================


||----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
||----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
||----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
||----------5------4----|----------5------4----|----------5------4----|
||--2----5--3------2----|--2----5--3------2----|--2----5--3------2----|
||--0----3--3------2----|--0----3--3------2----|--0----3--3------2----|
        ...                    ...                    ...

|--------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
|--------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
|--------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
|----------5------4-(4)-4--|----------5------4----|----------5------4----|
|--2----5--3------2-(2)-2--|--2----5--3------2----|--2----5--3------2----|
|--0----3--3------2h 3--2--|--0----3--3------2----|--0----3--3------2----|
       ...                        ...                    ...

|----------------------|--------------------------||
|----------------------|--------------------------||
|----------------------|--------------------------||
|----------5------4----|----------5------------4--||
|--2----5--3------2----|--2----5--3------2--2--2--||
|--0----3--3------2----|--0----3--3------2--3--2--||
       ...                    ...        ....



================================================================================
Section 4.1: Guitars 1 & 2 (Play twice)
================================================================================


||------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
||------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
||------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
||--2---------------------|--7---------------------|--5---------------------|
||--2------------10-9-- \-|--5------------10-9-- \-|--3------------10-9-- \-|
||--0---------------------|--5---------------------|--3---------------------|


|------------------------| |
|------------------------| |
|------------------------|*|
|--7---------------------|*| x 2
|--5------------10-9-- \-| |
|--5---------------------| |



================================================================================
Section 4.2: Guitar 3 with Heavy Distortion (Play once)
================================================================================


||---------------------|---------------------|----------------------------|
||---------------------|---------------------|----------------------------|
||---------------------|---------------------|----------------------------|
||--9------------7-9---|--9------------7-9---|--10-----------(10/12)-10---|
||---------------------|---------------------|----------------------------|
||---------------------|---------------------|----------------------------|


|----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
|--9------7--7------5--|--4------------7-9---|--9------------7-9---|
|----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|


|-----------------------------|----------------------||-------------------|
|-----------------------------|----------------------||-------------------|
|-----------------------------|----------------------||-------------------|
|--10------------(10/12)-10---|--9------7--7------5--||--4----------------|
|-----------------------------|----------------------||-------------------|
|-----------------------------|----------------------||-------------------|


|-------------------||
|-------------------||
|-------------------||
|--2----------------||
|-------------------||
|-------------------||



================================================================================
Section 5: Guitars 1 & 2 (Play twice) [ Tempo = 73 BPM ]
================================================================================


||------------------------------------------------|
||------------------------------------------------|
||------------------------------------------------|
||------------------------------------------------|
||--2/ 9-9--9--(9\8)-8--8-(8\7)-7\ 5--5--6--5--4--|
||--0/ 7-7--7--(7\6)-6--6-(6\5)-5\ 3--3--4--3--2--|
         ....        ....          .............
|--------------------------------------------------| |
|--------------------------------------------------| |
|--------------------------------------------------|*|
|-----------9--9--9--8--8--8-----------------------|*| x 2
|--2--2--2--7--7--7--6--6--6--9--9--9--8--9--8--7--| |
|--0--0--0--------------------7--7--7--6--7--6--5--| |
   ..............................................



================================================================================
Repeat Section 3 [ Tempo = 67 BPM ]
================================================================================

================================================================================
Repeat Section 4
================================================================================

================================================================================
Repeat Section 5 [ Tempo = 74 to 78 BPM ]
================================================================================

================================================================================
Section 6.1: Guitars 1 & 2 (Play 4 times)
================================================================================


||---------------------------------------------------| |
||---------------------------------------------------| |
||---------------------------------------------------|*|
||--9--9-9-9--9--(9\8)-(8\4)-4--4--4--4--3--4--3--2--|*| x 3
||--7--7-7-7--7--(7\6)-(6\2)-2--2--2--2--1--2--1--0--| |
||---------------------------------------------------| |
    ...........              ......................


                                             % Dive steadily down,
                                               return, and then dive the second
                                               chord.
|-------------------------------------------------|-----------||
|-------------------------------------------------|-----------||
|--------------------------------------------%----|-----------||
|--9--9-9-9--9--(9\8)-(8\4)-4--4--4--4--3 /4-4----|--%--------||
|--7--7-7-7--7--(7\6)-(6\2)-2--2--2--2--1 /2-2----|--2--------||
|-------------------------------------------------|--0--------||
   ...........              ..........




================================================================================
Section 6.2: Guitar 3 (Play once)
================================================================================


    % See below for whammy articulations
||------------------------|----------------------|--%------%-------%-----|
||--%---------------------|----------------------|--8~~----10~~----12~~--|
||--12~~------11~~-----%--|--%---------%---------|-----------------------|
||---------------------9--|--9--------<9>--------|-----------------------|
||------------------------|----------------------|-----------------------|
||------------------------|----------------------|-----------------------|


|--%-------%-----------||
|--12~~----0-----------||
|----------------------||
|----------------------||
|----------------------||
|----------------------||



Whammy articulations:


1: Dip slightly, strike the note, and immediately release the bar
2: Strike the note and quickly dive the bar (hold the bar in this position)
3: Strike the dipped note and release the bar gradually with a slow/wide vibrato
4: Hold for one beat, and spend the next beat wiggling the bar as you depress it
5, 6, & 7: The same as articulation 1
8: Steadily dive down as far as you can go



================================================================================
Section 7.1: Guitar 1 (Play twice) [ Tempo = 54 BPM ]
================================================================================


||---------------------------|----------------------|
||---------------------------|----------------------|
||---------------------------|----------------------|
||---------9p 8-9--8-----  \-|----------------------|
||--2------------------------|----------------------|
||--0------------------------|--3------- / 6--------|


|--------------------------|----------------------| |
|--------------------------|----------------------| |
|--------------------------|----------------------|*|
|---------8h 9-9-------  \-|----------------------|*| x 2
|--2-----------------------|----------------------| |
|--0-----------------------|--3------- / 6--------| |


||-----------|-----------|-----------|-----------||
||-----------|-----------|-----------|-----------||
||-----------|-----------|-----------|-----------||
||-----------|-----------|-----------|-----------||
||--2--------|--(2)------|--(2)------|--(2)------||
||--0--------|--(0)------|--(0)------|--(0)------||



================================================================================
Section 7.2: Guitar 2 (Play twice)
================================================================================


||-----------------------------|----------------------|
||-----------------------------|----------------------|
||-----------------------------|----------------------|
||-----------------------------|----------------------|
||--2------10p 9-10--9-----  \-|----------------------|
||--0--------------------------|--3------- / 6--------|


|----------------------------|----------------------| |
|----------------------------|----------------------| |
|----------------------------|----------------------|*|
|----------------------------|----------------------|*| x 2
|--2------9h 10-10-------  \-|----------------------| |
|--0-------------------------|--3------- / 6--------| |


||-----------|-----------|-----------|-----------||
||-----------|-----------|-----------|-----------||
||-----------|-----------|-----------|-----------||
||-----------|-----------|-----------|-----------||
||--2--------|--(2)------|--(2)------|--(2)------||
||--0--------|--(0)------|--(0)------|--(0)------||



================================================================================
Section 8.1: Guitar 4 with Clean Tone (Play twice)
================================================================================


||------------------------|--------------------|-----------------------|
||------------------------|--------------------|-----------------------|
||------------------------|--------------------|-----------------------|
||---------9p 8-9--8------|--------------------|---------8h 9-9--------|
||------------------------|-----------1--------|-----------------------|
||--0---------------------|--3-----------------|--0--------------------|


|--------------------| |
|--------------------| |
|--------------------|*|
|--------------------|*| x 2
|-----------1--------| |
|--3-----------------| |



================================================================================
Section 8.2: Guitar 5 with Clean Tone (Play twice)
================================================================================


||--------------------------|--------------------|-------------------------|
||--------------------------|--------------------|-------------------------|
||--------------------------|--------------------|-------------------------|
||--------------------------|--------------------|-------------------------|
||---------10p 9-10--9------|-----------1--------|---------9h 10-10--------|
||--0-----------------------|--3-----------------|--0----------------------|


|--------------------||
|--------------------||
|--------------------||
|--------------------||
|-----------1--------||
|--3-----------------||



================================================================================
Section 9: Guitars 4 & 5 (Play twice)
================================================================================


||--------------------|-------------------|--------------------|
||--------------------|-------------------|--------------------|
||--------------------|-------------------|--------------------|
||--5--------4--------|--7----------------|--5--------4--------|
||--7--------5--------|--4----------------|--7--------5--------|
||--------------------|-------------------|--------------------|


|-------------------| |
|-------------------| |
|-------------------|*|
|--5----------------|*| x 2
|--3----------------| |
|-------------------| |



Allow the last chord to ring out during the last repeat



================================================================================
Repeat Section 4 (Guitars 1 & 2 only)
================================================================================

================================================================================
Outro: Guitars 1 & 2 (Play twice)
================================================================================


||-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
||-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
||-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
||--9----------------|--7----------------|--5----------------|
||--7----------------|--5----------------|--3----------------|
||--7----------------|--5----------------|--3----------------|


|-------------------| |
|-------------------| |
|-------------------|*|
|--7----------------|*| x2
|--5----------------| |
|--5----------------| |



Allow the final chord to ring out during the last repeat



================================================================================
End
================================================================================


Tab summary:        Section 1 x 1
                    Section 2 x 2
                    Section 3 x 1
                    Section 4 x 2
                    Section 5 x 2
                    Section 3 x 2
                    Section 4 x 2
                    Section 5 x 2
                    Section 6 x 4
                    Section 7 x 2
                    Section 8 x 2
                    Section 9 x 2
                    Section 4 x 2
                    Outro x 2

                    END
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