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C G C F A D
Band: Shadows Fall

Song: King of Nothing

Album: Retribution (2009, Ferret Music)

Tabbed by: systemguitarman

Comments are welcome, after nearly 12 hours with the song on loop for parts of riffs all 
time its damn near perfect, please rate.


Gtr. 1: Jon Donais
(low to high) C G C F A D


Gtr. 2: Matt Bachand
(low to high) C G C F A D


Gtr. 1
h    = hammer on
p    = pull off
.    = palm mute
‘    = tremolo pick
()   = play as indicated
v    = vibrate string
hb   = half step bend
qb   = quarter step bend


Gtr. 2
.    = palm mute
()   = play as indicated
^    = half step bend
‘    = tremolo pick
qb   = quarter step bend


Intro: (Gtr. 1 0:03)
D --------------------------------------------|
A --------------------------------------------|
F --------------------------------------------|
C --------------------------------------------|
G -5-6-5-3-5----5-6-5-3-5--6--3---------------|
C --------------------------------------------|


Intro: (Gtr. 2 0:00)
D --------------------------------------------------|
A -----------------------------—-------------—------|
F --------------------------------------------------|
C -3---------------------------3--------------------|
G -1-1-0-1-220-2-3-1--0--------1-1-0-1-220-2-3-1--0-|
C ---1-0-1-220-2-3-1--0----------1-0-1-220-2-3-1--0-|
     . . . ... . .               . . . ... . .


Intro: (Gtr. 1 0:09)           (Gtr. 1 0:14.5)
D ------------------------------------------------|
A ------------------------------------------------|
F ------------------------------------------------|
C ------------------------------------------------|
G -5-6-5-3-5----5-6-5-3-5--3--6----5-6-5-3-5--6—3-|
C ------------------------------------------------|


Intro: (Gtr. 2 0:12)
D ----------------------------------------------------|
A ----------------------------------------------------|
F ----------------------------------------------------|
C -3---------------------------3----------------------|
G -1-1-0-1-220-2-3-1--0--------1-1-0-1-220-2-3-1--(0)-|
C ---1-0-1-220-2-3-1--0----------1-0-1-220-2-3-1--(0)-|
     . . . ... . .               . . . ... . .   Hold note


Intro: (Gtr. 1 0:20.5)
D -----------12h14h15/15h17p15h17h19p17p15h17p15h17h19h22v-18hb-h22-|
A ---12h14h15-------------------------------------------------------|
F -14---------------------------------------------------------------|
C ------------------------------------------------------------------|
G ------------------------------------------------------------------|
C ------------------------------------------------------------------|


Intro: (Gtr. 2 0:23.5)
D ---------------------------------|
A ---------------------------------|
F ---------------------------------|
C -3---------------3---------------|
G -1-1-0-1-220-2-3-1-1-0-1-220-2-3-|
C ---1-0-1-220-2-3---1-0-1-220-2-3-|
     . . . ... . .   . . . ... . .


Intro cont: (Gtrs. 1 and 2 0:26)
D --------------------------------------------------------|
A --------------------------------------------------------|
F --------------play 4 times------------------------------|
C –(------7--------3----------5---------------)-----------|
G –(1--0--5--------110--------310-------------)----(1-—0)-|
C –(1--0----000000--10-000000--10-000000-1-0-3)----(1—-0)-|
            ......  .. ......  .. ......       4th time only, deaden note


Verse 1: (Gtrs. 1 and 2 0:51)
D -----------------------------------------|            x 2
A -----------------------------------------|
F -----------------------------------------|
C -3qb-------3-------3qb-------------------|
G -1qb-1-5-6-1-3-5-6-1qb-1-5-6-------------|
C -----1-5-6---3-5-6-----1-5-6-00000-00000-|
                               ..... .....


Fill 1: (Gtrs. 1 and 2 1:02.5)
D ------------------|
A ------------------|
F ------------------|
C ------------------|
G -----1’0’5’—-3’2’-|
C -0’3’------3’-----|
       . . . .


Verse 1 cont: (Gtrs. 1 and 2 1:08)
D -----------------------------------------|
A -----------------------------------------|
F -----------------------------------------|
C -3qb-------3-------3qb-------------------|
G -1qb-1-5-6-1-3-5-6-1qb-1-5-6-------------|
C -----1-5-6---3-5-6-----1-5-6-00000-00000-|
                               ..... .....


Fill 2: (Gtrs. 1 and 2 1:14)
D -----------------------------------|
A -----------------------------------|
F -----------------------------------|
C -----------------------2-2-3-2---3-|
G -----1’0’5’—-3’2’5-8-7-0-0-1-0-1-1-|
C -0’3’------3’----5-8-7---------1---|
       . . . .


Verse 1 End: (Gtrs. 1 and 2 1:22)
D ------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A ------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F ----------play 4 times-------------------------------(--------------3’—-3’--)-|
C –(7--------3----------5---------------)--------------(0-3-2-2-2-3-2---3’--3’)-|
G –(5--------110--------310-------------)—---(1—-0)----(------0-0-1-0----—----)-|
C –(--000000--10-000000--10-000000-1-0-3)----(1—-0)----(----—-----------------)-|
      ......  .. ......  .. ......         1st 3 times     4th time only


Verse 2 (Gtrs. 1 and 2 1:47.5)


Repeat Verse 1


Repeat Fill 1     (Gtrs 1 and 2 1:59)


Repeat Verse 1 cont     (Gtrs. 1 and 2 2:04.5)


Pre Chorus: (Gtrs. 1 and 2 2:10.5)
D -----------------------------------------|
A -----------------------------------------|
F --------------------------------3’—-3’---|
C ------------------------2-2-3-2---3’—-3’-|
G -----1’0’5’—-3’2’-5-8-7-0-0-1-0----------|
C -0’3’------3’-----5-8-7------------------|
       . . . .


Chorus: (Gtr. 1 2:19)
D ------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A --------------------------play 4 times----------------------------------------|
F --------------------------------------------------------------17’15’14’12’14’-|
C -12’15’-12’15’-12’15’-12’15’-15p14p12-12’14’15’-15-15-15-14-15----------------|
G ------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C ------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                  .  .  .  .  .

Chorus: (Gtr. 2 2:19)
D ----------------------------------------------------------------------|   x 4
A ----------------------------------------------------------------------|
F ----------------------------------------------------------------------|
C -7----------------5--------10---8----7----------------5--------10---8-|
G -5----------------3--------8----6----5----------------3--------8----6-|
C ----------------------------------------------------------------------|


Pre Solo: (Gtr. 2 2:42)         hold notes in brackets
D --------------------------------------------------------------|
A -----------------------------—--------------—-----------------|
F --------------------------------------------------------------|
C ------3-----------------------3---------------3---------------|
G –(0)--1-1-0-1-220-2-3-1--(0)--1-1-0-1-220-2-3-1-1-0-1-220-2-3-|
C –(0)----1-0-1-220-2-3-1--(0)----1-0-1-220-2-3---1-0-1-220-2-3-|
          . . . ... . .           . . . ... . .   . . . ... . .


Solo Lead Guitar (Gtr. 1 2:48)
D --------------22v-18hb-h22-17h19p1718h20p1818h22p1818h22p1818h20p1818h22p1820p18----|
A --------------------------------------------------------------------------------16v-|
F -10-9----9-10-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
C ------10----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


D --------------------------15h1715h1817p151513h15p13h15p1317p1515-13-12-13-15-17-15--------------|
A -15--17—-18--18-18qb---------------------------------------------------------------17p15h17p15v-|
F ---------------------17v------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Solo Backing Guitar (Gtr. 2 2:55)
D -----------------------------------------|         x 2
A -----------------------------------------|
F -----------------------------------------|
C -3qb-------3-------3qb-------------------|
G -1qb-1-5-6-1-3-5-6-1qb-1-5-6-------------|
C -----1-5-6---3-5-6-----1-5-6-00000-00000-|
                               ..... .....


Fill 1: (Gtrs. 1 and 2 3:06.5)
D ------------------|
A ------------------|
F ------------------|
C ------------------|
G -----1’0’5’—-3’2’-|
C -0’3’------3’-----|
       . . . .


Bridge (Gtr. 2 3:12.5)
D -----------------------------------------|         x 2
A -----------------------------------------|
F -----------------------------------------|
C -3qb-------3-------3qb-------------------|
G -1qb-1-5-6-1-3-5-6-1qb-1-5-6-------------|
C -----1-5-6---3-5-6-----1-5-6-00000-00000-|
                               ..... .....


Repeat Fill 1 (Gtr. 2 3:18)


Pre Chorus 2 (Gtr. 2 3:24)
D ------------------------|
A ------------------------|
F ---------------3’—-3’---|
C -------2-2-3-2---3’—-3’-|
G -5-8-7-0-0-1-0----------|
C -5-8-7------------------|


Chorus 2 (Gtrs. 1 and 2 3:27)


Repeat Chorus 1


Outro: (Gtrs. 1 and 2 3:50)
D ----------------------------------------------|           x 2
A ----------------------------------------------|
F ----------------------------------------------|
C –(------7--------3----------5---------------)-|
G –(1--0--5--------1----------3---------------)-|
C –(1--0----000000--10-000000--10-000000-1-0-3)-|
            ......  .. ......  .. ......


Outro End: (Gtrs. 1 and 2 4:01.5)
D -------------------------------------------------------------------|
A -------------------------------------------------------------------|
F -------------------play twice--------------------------------------|
C –(------7-------------3-------------5------------------)-----------|
G –(1--0--5-------------1-------------3------------------)----(1-—0)-|
C –(1--0----1-0-0-0-0-0---1-0-0-0-0-0—--1-0-0-0-0-0-1-0-3)----(1—-0)-|
            . . . . . .   . . . . . .   . . . . . .        2nd time, deaden note
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MassHypnosis 20 wrote on October 19 2009, 09:54 pm

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