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Cowboys From Hell
Pantera
                        
 
 
Riff A     w/flanger
 
 
-----------|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
-----------|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
-----------|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
-----------|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
-----------|---------------------------------|--------------------------------
-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0
 
 
 
                                   Riff B
 
---------------------------------|-------------------------------|------------
---------------------------------|-------------------------------|------------
---------------------------------|-----------------------------7-|------------
---------------------------------|---5---5-7-5-7-5-8-5-7-5-8h9---|------------
---------------------------------|-7---7-------------------------|------------
-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-------------------------------|------------
 
                                   -----Palm Mute----------------
 
 
 
 
 
Repeat Riff B two more times, then on the fourth, play Riff B.2
 
 
 
Riff B.2
 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
---5---5-7-5-7-5-8-7-5------------------------------------------------------
-7---7-----------------7--(7)\----------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
------P.M-------
 
 
 
 
 
Riff C
 
--------------------------------|
--------------------------------|
--------------------------------|
---------2---2---------------0--|
---------0---0---1---0---1h2----|
-0-3-0-3---3---3---3---3--------|
 
|------------P.M--------|
 
 
 
Repeat Riff C two more times, then play Riff C.2 on the fourth time
 
 
 
Riff C.2
 
 
------------------------------------
------------------------------------
------------------------------------
---------2---2----------------------
---------0---0---1-0----------------
-0-3-0-3---3---3-----3-0------------
 
|-------P.M-----|
 
 
 
 
Now play Riff C three more times and finish with Riff C.2 on the fourth time
 
 
 
 
 
Riff D
 
-----------------------------
-----------------------------
-----------------------------
--------------------------0--  
--------------------0h1h2----
-0-0--0--0--0--0--0----------
 
|----P.M-----------|
 
 
 
Play Riff D two more times and finish with Riff D.2
 
 
 
Riff D.2
 
------------------------------
------------------------------
------------------------------
--------------------0-------0-
--------------0h1h2---0h1h2---
-0-0--0--0--0-----------------
 
|-----P.M.---|
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Riff E
 
 
----------------------------|------------------------------------------------
----------------------------|------------------------------------------------
----------------------------|------------------------------------------------
--------------------------0-|------------------------------------------------
--------------------0h1h2---|--------------0h1p0-----0h1p0-------------------
-0-0--0--0--0--0--0---------|-0-0--0--0--0-------3-3-------3-1---------------
 
|----P.M-----------|          |----P.M----|  
 
 
 
Now repeat Riff E once more and go into Main Verses
 
 
 
 
 
Riff F (Main Verses)
 
 
--------------------------|---------------------------------------------------
--------------------------|---------------------------------------------------
--------------------------|---------------------------------------------------
--------------------------|--------------------------0------------------------
--------------------------|--------------------0h1h2--------------------------
-0-0--0--0--0--0--0-0-0-0-|-0-0--0--0--0--0--0--------------------------------
 
|---------------P.M---------------------------|
 
 
 
--------------------------|---------------------------------------------------
--------------------------|---------------------------------------------------
--------------------------|---------------------------------------------------
--------------------------|---------------------------------------------------
--------------------------|--------------0h1p0-----0h1p0----------------------
-0-0--0--0--0--0--0-0-0-0-|-0-0--0--0--0-------3-3-------3-1------------------
 
|----------------P.M.-------------------|
 
 
 
Now Repeat Riff F once more and continue into Riff G
 
 
 
Riff G
 
-----------------------------|------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------|------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------|------------------------------------------------
-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--6--6-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--8--7--6-----------------
-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--6--6-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--8--7--6-----------------
-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-3--4--4-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--6--5--4-----------------
 
|------P.M.-----------|        |------P.M-----------|                     
 
 
 
--------------------------|---------------------------------------------------
--------------------------|---------------------------------------------------
--------------------------|---------------------------------------------------
--------------------------|---------------------------------------------------
--------------------------|---------------------------------------------------
-0-0--0--0--0--0--0-0-0-0-|-0-0--0--0--0-6-5-3-0------------------------------
 
|----------------P.M--------------------|
 
 
 
 
Now for the Chorus (here we come, reach for your gun...), play Riff C three     
times and finish with Riff C.2 on the fourth, then finish the process by 
doing the same thing again.  
 
 
When going back to the 2nd verse, play Riff D/Riff D.2 once, then play Riff E  
and go back to the verses.
 
 
If you are going into the SOLO after the verses at this point instead, then     
play Riff H before solo.
 
 
 
Riff H
 
--------------------------
--------------------------
--------------------------
---------2---2-----5-4-3--
---------0---0-----5-4-3--
-0-3-0-3---3---3---3-2-1--
 
|---P.M---------|
 
 
 
 
 
SOLO
 
 
  ~~~~~~               ~~~~~~~~~~~~~      ~~~~~~                       A.H.~~
-------------|-------------------|--------------------|----------------------
-------------|-------------------|--------------------|----------------------
-------------|-------------------|--------------------|-15---15---15----15---
-------------|-8---8---8---------|-(8)\/14------(14)\-|---14---14----14------
-7------(7)\-|---7---7-----------|--------------------|----------------------
-------------|-------------------|--------------------|----------------------
 
 
 
~~~
---------|--------------------------------------------------------------------
---------|--------------------------------------------------------------------
---(15)\-|--------------------------------------------------------------------
---------|-------------------------------------11-12-15-11-12-15--------------
---------|-------------------11-12-15-11-12-15--------------------------------
---------|-11-12-15-11-12-15--------------------------------------------------
 
 
-------------------|-------------------11-12-15p12p11-x-11-12-15p12p11-15p12--
-------------------|-11-12-15-11-12-15----------------------------------------
-11-12-15-11-12-15-|----------------------------------------------------------
-------------------|----------------------------------------------------------
-------------------|----------------------------------------------------------
-------------------|----------------------------------------------------------
 
 
 
 
         ----|
-15^(1.5)------12-14-17p14p12--12-14-17p14p12--12-14-17p14p12-12-14-17p14p12-
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
 
 
-12h15h19p15p12h15-20p15p12h15-----------------------------------------------
-------------------------------20p15p12h15p12--------------------------------
----------------------------------------------20p15p12h15p12-----------------
-------------------------------------------------------------20p15p12h15p12--
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
 
      ~~~~~~                            ~~~~~~              --|       
------------------------|----------------------------|-----------------------
------------------------|----------------------------|-15^(1)--(15)^(1)------
------------------------|--15----15----15------(15)\-|-----------------------
14-(14)-------(14)\5/---|-----14----14---------------|-----------------------
------------------------|----------------------------|-----------------------
------------------------|----------------------------|-----------------------
 
 
 
        ~~~~~~
-15----------------------18----18----18^(1.5)--(18)\--------|----------------
---15^(1)-----(15)\8/-17----17----17------------------------|----------------
-------------------------------------------------------7/14-|----------------
------------------------------------------------------------|----------------
------------------------------------------------------------|----------------
------------------------------------------------------------|----------------
 
 
 
 
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-12---------------12----------------12---------------12----------------------
---15-14-12-14-15----15-14-12-14-15---15-14-12-14-15---15-14-12-14-15--------
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
 
 
A.H.                       ~~
------------------------------14^(1)--|-12-14-------12-15------12-15----------
-12^(1/4)-12^(1/4)--------------------|-------15^(1)-----15^(1)-----15^(1)----
-12^(1/4)-12^(1/4)--------------------|---------------------------------------
-------------------14-12h14-----------|---------------------------------------
--------------------------------------|---------------------------------------
--------------------------------------|---------------------------------------
 
          -|            ~~~~
-12-----------------------|--------------15---------19-------20------21-------
---14^(1/2)-(14)p12-------|--------11/12---12-12/15----15/17----17/18--18/19--
-------------------14^(1)-|-(14)\---------------------------------------------
--------------------------|---------------------------------------------------
--------------------------|---------------------------------------------------
--------------------------|---------------------------------------------------
 
 
 
 
BRIDGE
                     A.H.                          A.H.
                      
-----------------------~~~----|----------------------~~~---|-----------------
------------------------------|----------------------------|-----------------
------------------------------|----------------------2-----|-----------------
-2p0-----2p0-----2p0--5-------|-2p0-----2p0-----2p0--------|-----------------
------------------------------|----------------------------|-----------------
-----0-0-----0-0--------0-0---|-----0-0-----0-0--------0-0-|-----------------
 
   -P.M.-   -P.M.-     -P.M.-      -P.M-   -P.M-      -P.M.-
 
 
 
 
                     A.H.   
                
-----------------------~~~-----|---------------------------------------------
-------------------------------|---------------------------------------------
-------------------------------|-14p12---12\11----11\9----9\7---7\6----------
-2p0-----2p0-----2p0--5---12-12|------14-------12------11-----9-----7--------
-------------------------------|---------------------------------------------
-----0-0-----0-0---------------|---------------------------------------------
    
    -P.M-   -P.M-
 
 
 
                     A.H.                          A.H.
                      
-----------------------~~~----|----------------------~~~---|-----------------
------------------------------|----------------------------|-----------------
------------------------------|----------------------2-----|-----------------
-2p0-----2p0-----2p0--5-------|-2p0-----2p0-----2p0--------|-----------------
------------------------------|----------------------------|-----------------
-----0-0-----0-0--------0-0---|-----0-0-----0-0--------0-0-|-----------------
 
   -P.M.-   -P.M.-     -P.M.-      -P.M-   -P.M-      -P.M.-
 
 
 
 
                     A.H.   
 
----------------------~~~-0-x-|-17p15---15\14----14\12----12\10----10\9------
------------------------------|------17-------15-------14-------12------10---
------------------------------|----------------------------------------------
-2p0-----2p0-----2p0--5-------|----------------------------------------------
------------------------------|----------------------------------------------
-----0-0-----0-0--------------|----------------------------------------------
 
    -P.M-   -P.M-
                                                                             
 
 
 
--------------------------
--------------------------
--------------------------
-8-7-5--------------------
--------7-(7)\------------
--------------------------
 
 
 
 
Now continue the song by playing Riff C 3 times, then finish with Riff C.2,
then play Riff C 3 more times and finish with Riff C.2
 
Finally, play Riff C once and Riff C.2 once
 
 
At the end of the song...
 
 
 
                     A.H.                          A.H.
                      
-----------------------~~~----|----------------------~~~---|-----------------
------------------------------|----------------------------|-----------------
------------------------------|----------------------2-----|-----------------
-2p0-----2p0-----2p0--5-------|-2p0-----2p0-----2p0--------|-----------------
------------------------------|----------------------------|-----------------
-----0-0-----0-0--------0-0---|-----0-0-----0-0--------0-0-|-----------------
 
   -P.M.-   -P.M.-     -P.M.-      -P.M-   -P.M-      -P.M.-
 
 
 
 
 
 
-17p15----15\14----14\12----12\10----10\9------|------------------------------
-------17-------15-------14-------12-------10--|------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------|------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------|--------------------------2---
-----------------------------------------------|---------------0h1p0------2---
-----------------------------------------------|-0-0-0-0--0----------3--3-0---
 
 
 
 
 
That's it!  Have fun and good luck.
 
 
 
 
Notation
--------
 
 
h - hammer
p - pull off
 
~~~ - vibrato
 
^ - indicates bend (followed by a number in parentheses indicating magnitude
                    of bend - i.e. ^(1.5) indicates bend up one and a-half 
                    steps)
 
A.H. - artificial harmonic
 
P.M. - palm mute
 
                              COWBOYS FROM HELL
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
it's tough to read but the notes are right!!!
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
s=slide
b=bend
h=hammer-on
p=pull-off
tr=trill
v=vibrato
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
3-                       7
4-  5 5 75 75 85 75 (7-9)
5- 7 7                s                                    Repeat a few 
times
--------------------------------------------------------------------------

3-  5 5 75 75 875
4- 7 7           77
5-                                                             Play only 
once
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
5-                              5
6- 0 3 0 3 5 3 5 3 6 3 5 3 (5-7)    
                             s                             Repeat a few 
times
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
6- 0 3 0 3 5 3 5 3 65 30                                       Play only 
once
--------------------------------------------------------------------------

4-                    0
5-             (0-1-2)
6- 00 0 0 0 0 0   h                       This is  riff1...repeat a few 
times
--------------------------------------------------------------------------

4-                0
5-         (0-1-2)           
6- 00 0 0 0   h                   Slight variation starting at "oh, come 
on!"
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
riff1 once
--------------------------------------------------------------------------

5-         (0-1-0)  (0-1-0)
6- 00 0 0 0  h+p  33  h+p  3 0                                    Repeat 
once
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                     0
5-                            (0-1-2)                           (0-1-0)
6-00 0 0 0 0 0000 00 0 0 0 0 0   h      00 0 0 0 0 0000 00 0 0 0   h+p 
cont'd
--------------------------------------------------------------------------

5-   (0-1-0)
6- 33       3 0                                        This is the verse 
riff
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

5- 5               5     6   5                 8  7 6
6- 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4   3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 6  5 4Riff at"you see us 
comin'
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

5-                          1 0
6- 00 0 0 0 0 0000  00 0 0 0   3 0       Riff at "we're takin over this 
town"
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

5-                        5
6- 03 03 53 53 63 53 (5-7)        
                       s          Riff @ "Here we come..." Repeat a few 
times
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

5-
6- 03 03 50 50 65 30                                 Riff @ "aimed at you.
."
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Here it gets confusing going to codas and stuff.  i will put the codas in 
at 
the end but i can't direct you to where they are in the song...i guess 
you 
will just have to listen to the song...sorry.

4-                      0
5-             (0-1-2)
6- 00 0 0 0 0 0   h                  Riff somewhere after "comin your way.
."
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

4-                0
5-        (0-1-2)         
6-00 0 0 0   h                     Riff under "yeah", Cont'd on the next 
line
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

4-                     0
5-             (0-1-2)      
6- 00 0 0 0 0 0   h                                Continued on the next 
line
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

5-         (0-1-0)   (0-1-0)
6- 00 0 0 0  h+p  3 3  h+p     3 0
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                  0
5-               5   4  3         2    
6- 03 03 53 53 0 3   2  1  0 0    2                Riff @ "Comin from you.
."
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Solo here-i left it out but if you want it e-me and i will send it
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

solo backing crap:
2-       1
3-       0        2      7           0
4-       2        2      7           2    
5-  3 3       4 4    5 5 5  5  4 2   0
6-                          6  5 3   2             Continued on the next 
line
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

2-  1   1                                       1
3-  0   0    2  2                      0        0      2
4-  2   2    2  2    7                 2        2      2   
5-  3   3    4  4    5  5  4 2         2    3 3    4 4
6-                      6  5 3    0 0                                  
Cont'd
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

2-                         1  1
3-     7            2  2   0  0  2  2
4-     7            0  0   2  2  2  2      
5- 5 5 5   5  4 2   2  2   3  3  4  4
6-         6  5 3   0  0                           Continued on the next 
line
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

3-
4-  7                           5 5                      7 7
5-  5  5  4  2   7 5         7 5v        7 5          7 5v         
6-     6  5  3       00 0000        0 0     0 0 0000         0 0       
Cont'd
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

2-                      (10-8) (8-7) (7-5) (5-3) (3-2)
3-                        p   9  s  7  s  6  s  4     2  
4-             (5) 5
5- 7 5      7 5 v     x x
6-     0 0                                                             
Cont'd
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
3-
4-           (5) 5               (7)7               (5) 5
5- 7 5    7 5 v       7 5     7 5 v      7 5     7 5 v    x x   
6-     00          00     00                 00                        
Cont'd
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

1- (17-15)  (15-14)  (14-12)  (12-10)  (10-9)
2-    p   17   s   15   s   14   s   12   s (10)      
3-                                           v
4-
5-                                                          Finally done..
:)
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

3-                         7
4-   5  5 75 75 85 75 (7-9)     
5-  7  7                s
6-                                                                Repeat 
once
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

3-
4-   5   5  75 75 87 5      
5- 7   7              7 7                                        Riff @ 
"woh"
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

the rest of this is the codas but like i said the book isn't too clear as 
to
where they are in the song, sorry...:(


this is coda 1:                                          5
6- 0 3 0 3 5 3 5 3 6 5 3 0  0 3 0 3 5 3 5 3 6 3 5 3 (5-7)   cont'd
                                                      s
6- 0 3 0 3 5 3 5 3 6 5 3 0    @ "comin for you..."
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

this is coda 2:
5-        (0-1-0)      2
6- 0000 0    p    3  3 0     at long last i am done.....:}(really big 
grin)
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jc_2k wrote on September 5 2002, 12:00 am

this tab is great even if u got it out of tab book

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notbychoice wrote on December 1 2002, 12:00 am

whoa............

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Xessum wrote on April 23 2003, 12:00 am

If you got it from a tab book that´s just good because I think everybody wants the correct tab.

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