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-/
/ The following is the author's own interpretation of the song, to be used  /
/ for private use and studying                                             /
/-------------------------------------------------------------------------/
                            SLAYER - CHEMICAL WARFARE
                          From the Album SHOW NO MERCY       
                        Copyright 1987 METAL BLADE RECORDS
                      
                           Version 1.0 - October 1998

Transcription By: Lee Metcalfe

For Questions, Comments, Newest Version, or Corrections contact
        Lee at: L.Metcalfe@cm.cf.ac.uk 
        Lee at: scm2lm@cm.cf.ac.uk


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.  - palm mute                  /  - slide up to
\  - slide down to              ~  - vibrato             
h  - hammer on                  b  - bend 
p  - pull off                        Suffixes for bend    
ph - pinch harmonic                      f - full bend    h - half bend
*  - see comment                         r - release      t - tap bend
X  - percussion mute                     ~ - vibrato bend
@  - slight palm mute           () - ghost note, sustained note

Tuning: Eb(Eb,Ab,Db,Gb,Bb,Eb)                  

Note:   Work in progress... :-)
        BTW I'm useless at identifying pick slides/scrapes...

Notation:       h = Hammer;     p = Pull;       . = Palmute
                \ = Slide down; / = Slide up;   b = bend to note
                x = Palmute whilst muffling strings with left hand.
                tr= Trill.

Tempo: Well, it's pretty quick, go listen to the cd!  :8-)


Intro:
------
                                                                   Play 2x
eb---||(Guitar1)-----------------------|--------------------------------||
Bb---||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
Gb---||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
Db---||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
Ab---||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
Eb---||0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---|0-0-0---0---0-0-0---0---0-0-0---||
       .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .    . . .   .   . . .   .   . . .     

                                                              Play 6x
||(Guitars1&2)--------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---|0-0-0---0---0-0-0---0---0-0-0---||
  .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .    . . .   .   . . .   .   . . .     


|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|15\-----------------------------|
|13\-----------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
 * Long pick slide...  Maybe?  :-)


Pre-verse:
----------

                                                              Play 4x
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|------------------------------2-||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---||
  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    


Verse 1:
--------
     
                                                              Play 8x
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|------------------------------2-||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---||
  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    


Chorus:
-------


||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||3-------------------------------|--------------------2---3---2---|
||1-------------------------------|--------------------0---1---0---|
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|------------------------2-------|
|4-------------------------------|------------------------0-------|
|2-------------------------------|--------------------------------|


|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|3-------------------------------|--------2---3---2---2---3---2---|
|1-------------------------------|--------0---1---0---0---1---0---|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

                                                             Play 2x
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
|--------------------------------|------------------------2-------||
|4-------------------------------|------------------------0-------||
|2-------------------------------|--------------------------------||


|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|\-------------------------------|
|\-(Long pick slide)-------------|


Pre-verse:
----------
                                                              Play 3x
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|------------------------------2-||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---||
  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    

|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|5---------------3---------------|
|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|3---------------1---------------|
 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    


Verse 2:
--------
                                                              Play 8x
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|------------------------------2-||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---||
  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    


Chorus:
-------

||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||3-------------------------------|--------------------2---3---2---|
||1-------------------------------|--------------------0---1---0---|
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|------------------------2-------|
|4-------------------------------|------------------------0-------|
|2-------------------------------|--------------------------------|

|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|3-------------------------------|--------2---3---2---2---3---2---|
|1-------------------------------|--------0---1---0---0---1---0---|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
                                                             Play 2x
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
|--------------------------------|------------------------2-------||
|4-------------------------------|------------------------0-------||
|2-------------------------------|--------------------------------||

|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|\-------------------------------|
|\-(Long pick slide)-------------|


Interlude:
----------

Half-time feel.  (Hell, I dunno, it seems slower ok!)  :-)

                     
||----------------------------------------------------------------|
||----------------------------------------------------------------|
||----------------------------------------------------------------|
||----------------10\-9----------------------------------10-------|
||----------------8-\-7----------------------------------8--------|
||0---0---0---0----------0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0------------|
  .   .   .   .          .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .
                                                            Play 4x
|----------------------------------------------------------------||
|----------------------------------------------------------------||
|----------------------------------------------------------------||
|----------------10\-9-------------------------------------------||
|----------------8-\-7-------------------------------------------||
|0---0---0---0-----------0---0---0---0---7---8---11--10--9---8---||
|.   .   .   .           .   .   .   .                             


||----------------------------------------------------------------|
||----------------------------------------------------------------|
||----------------------------------------------------------------|
||----------------------------------------------------------------|
||----------------8-\-7----------------------------------8--------|
||0---0---0---0---6-\-5--0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---6--------|
  .   .   .   .          .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .             
                                                            Play 2x
|----------------------------------------------------------------||
|----------------------------------------------------------------||
|----------------------------------------------------------------||
|----------------------------------------------------------------||
|----------------8-\-7-------------------------------------------||
|0---0---0---0---6-\-5---0---0---0---0---0---1---4---3---2---1---||
|.   .   .   .           .   .   .   .                             


||----------------------------------------------------------------|
||----------------------------------------------------------------|
||----------------------------------------------------------------|
||----------------7-\-6----------------------------------7--------|
||----------------5-\-4----------------------------------5--------|
||0---0---0---0----------0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0------------|
  .   .   .   .          .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .             
                                                            Play 2x
|----------------------------------------------------------------||
|----------------------------------------------------------------||
|----------------------------------------------------------------||
|----------------7-\-6-------------------------------------------||
|----------------5-\-4-------------------------------------------||
|0---0---0---0-----------0---0---0---0---4---5---8---7---6---5---||
|.   .   .   .           .   .   .   .                             


                                                              Play 2x
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------7\6-----------------7---|--------7\6---------------------||
||--------5\4-----------------5---|--------5\4---------------------||
||0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----|0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-4-5-8-7-6-5-||
  . . . .     . . . . . . . .      . . . .     . . . .


(Back to normal-time feel)



|(Guitar1)-----------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---|0-0-0---0---0-0-0---0---0-0-0---|
 .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .    . . .   .   . . .   .   . . .     

                                                              Play 6x
||(Guitars1&2)--------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---|0-0-0---0---0-0-0---0---0-0-0---||
  .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .    . . .   .   . . .   .   . . .     

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


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


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

                                                             Play 2x
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
|--------------------------------|7-----6-----5-------------------||
|--------------------------------|5-----4-----3---7-----8-----7---||
|4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|----------------5-----6-----5---||
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------||


|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|

Sorry it isn't finished but I'm really busy these days - I'll try to finish
it soon if I can...  :-/

However, here's the end part for you - this is the riff that they used as the
intro to ghost of war in case you didn't notice...  :-)

                                                              Play 4x
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|3-----------2-------------------||
||5---------------4---------------|------------------------3-------||
||----2-2-2-2-2-2-----2-2-2-2-2-2-|----2-2-2-2-----2-2-2-2-----2---||
      . . . . . .     . . . . . .      . . . .     . . . .     .

(Not too sure about this part...)                             Play 3x
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|------------------------1---2---||
||--------3---2-----------0---2---|--------3---2-------------------||
||4-4-4-4---------4-4-4-4---------|4-4-4-4---------3-3-3-3---------||
  . . . .         . . . .          . . . .         . . . .     

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

|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|----------------2---------------|
|--------------------------------|----------------2---------------|
|3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0---------------|
 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . 

With lots of crazy pick scrapes to finish off...  ;-)

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