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Slayer.			     
Seasons in the abiss.
Sepultura5000@Hotmail.com
Tuning-Eb,Ab,Db,Gb,Bb,eb
Tempo= 128 bpm (w/half time feel)

Intro
|----0---------------------|
|----0---------------------|
|--------------------------|
|---------2----/^^\---3-3--|
|-2-----2----1/----\--3-3--|
|-0-------------------1-1--|

Other guitar parts:
|----------|------------------12----------|
|----------|-------13-12---12-------/^^\--|
|----------|----14---------------15/----\-|
|----------|-15---------------------------|
|-----3-2--|------------------------------|
|-0-1------|------------------------------|

|---------------|
|---------------| hold E5 while other guitar
|---------------| plays the clean part
|-3-3-----------|
|-3-3--2---(2)--|
|-1-1--0---(0)--|

Tempo= 64 bpm
|-------0---------------0---------------0---------------0-------0-|
|-----0---0-----------0---0-----------0---0-----------0-------0---|
|---3-------3---3---3-------3---3---3-------3---3---3-------3-----|
|-2-----------2---2-----------2---3-----------3-------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------3-------2-------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------5------4--------|
|--------------------------------3----------------5------4--------|
|-2------------------------------3----------------3------2--------|
|-0------------------------------1----------------3------2--------|

|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-4/9-99-9-99-9-99-9999-10--10-10--10-10-10\5---5--4--|
|-----------------------------------------------5--4--|
|-2/7-77-7-77-7-77-7777-8---8--8---8--8--8-\3---3--2--|
|-----------------------------------------------3--2--|

Tempo=150 bpm                   x7 then play this once:
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------2-----1---|-------------------------6-5-|
|-----------------------2-----1---|-------------------------6-5-|
|-0-2-3-0-2-3-5-0-2-3-0---3-0---2-|-0-2-3-0-2-3-5-0-2-3-0-2-4-3-|
pm---------------------   ---   -   -----------------------


Verse-                                             Alt. ending:
|-----------------------------------------------------------|-----|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|-----|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|-----|
|--------------------------------------------------------1--|-6-5-|
|-2----2-1-2222-2----2-2-2222-2----2-1-2222-2----2----3--1--|-6-5-|
|-0-00-0-0-0000-0-00-0-1-0000-0-00-0-0-0000-0-00-0-00-3-----|-4-3-|
  pm--     ----   --     ----   --     ----   --   --

Chorus-
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-2--5--4---5-4--2--3--6---5-4--|
|-0--3--2---3-2--0--1--4---3-2--|

On last chorus, one of the 453634252 guitars plays
something like this:
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-2--3--2---3-2--2--1--4---3-2--|
|-0--3--2---3-2--0--1--4---3-2--|

Guitar Solos-

Here is the backup riff played during the entire 1st lead.  It's played at the
same speed and rythm as the verse riff.
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|o-------------------------------------------------------------------------------o|
|----------1-------------------1-------------------0------------------------------|
|o-3----3--1--3-3-3-3--3----3--1--3-3-3-3--3----3--0--3-3-3-3--3----3-----3-3-3-3o|
|--1-11-1-----1-1-1-1--1-11-1-----1-1-1-1--1-11-1-----1-1-1-1--1-11-1--4--1-1-1-1-|
pm  |--|     |-------|  |--|     |-------|  |--|     |-------|  |--|     |-------|

     /     /     /^^^^\    /           A.H.
|-18/---18/---18/------\18/------------------/halfstep-----------------------------|
|------------------------------0\-------5\--/--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------\--------\/---------------------------------16-18-|
|------------------------------1step----1step-----------------------16-18-19-------|
|----------------------------------------------------------16-17-19----------------|
|---------------------------------------------x\--16-17-19-------------------------|
                                                pm--------------------------
                             /
|-------------------19-21-22/----18p17p15-18p17p15-18-17-15----------|
|----------18-21-22-----------------------------------------18-17-15-|
|-18-19-21-----------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|--17-15-14----15-14-15-14-------------------------------------|
|-----------17-------------17-15-14----------------------------|
|-----------------------------------17-15-13-------13----------|
|--------------------------------------------17-15----17-13----|
                                 pm-------------------------

|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------/|
|---------------------------------------------10-12----------10-12/-|
|---------------------10-12----------10-12-14-------10-12-14--------|
|------------10-12-13-------10-12-13--------------------------------|
|---10-12-13--------------------------------------------------------|
  pm------------------------------------------------------------

                                                           A.H.(pitch B)
|-------1-1/2 step--1-step---1-step-----1-step-----1-step-------------|
|----------/---------/----------/---------/----------/----------------|
|-(12)\/10/-(10)\/13/--(13)\/15/-(15)\/17/--(17)\/20/--(20)\0\--/\----|
|-------------------------------------------------------------\/--\---|
|------------------------------------------------------------2-1/2-\--|
|------------------------------------------------------------step---\-|
                                                                  slack

Hanneman's lead:
Use the chorus riff to back this one up.
                                        /full
|------------------------12-15-15/17-17/-----17~~~~--|
|----------------8-10-13-----------------------------|
|--------------9-------------------------------------|
|-------5-7-10---------------------------------------|
|-----7----------------------------------------------|
|-5-8------------------------------------------------|
pm-----
                                         full   1 1/2                  full
|-t19p15-t19p15-t19p15p12-t15p12-t15p12----/----/\--/\-------------------/--|
|---------------------------------------15/--17/--\/--\(17)p15-13-15--15/---|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                                                   full  1 1/2
|----------------------------------------------------/-----/\---|
|-13p11-----------------------------------------8-10/---10/--\--|
|-------13~~~---------------------------7-9-7-9-----------------|
|-------------------------------7-9-7-9-------------------------|
|---------------------7-10-7-10---------------------------------|
|-------------10-7-10-------------------------------------------|
            pm-----------------

     1/2      pm  harm.-------
|-----/\---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-/10/--\(10)\-0-5/\/\/\/\/\/\-t12p5h8p5-t13p8h5h8p5-t12p8p5h8p5-t13p8p5h8p5-|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                                         A.H.1/2 step    1/2 down each
|-------------------------------------------/------full------------|
|-t12p8p5h8p5-t13p8p5h8p5-12p8p5-t12p8p5--5/--------/--------------|
|-------------------------------------------------5/----0\---------|
|---------------------------------------------------------\/\/\/---|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|

Then do this little tap picking bit TWO times
|-t12p8p5h8p5-t13p8p5h8p5-t12p8p5h8p5-t13p8p5h8p5-|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|

Do the slides w/right hand (or left for leftys) till end of solo
|-/t10p5h7h8-/t11p6h8h9-/t12p7h9h10-/t13p8h10h11-/t14p9h11h12-/t15p10h12h13--|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-/t16p11h13h14-/t17p12h14h15-/t18p13h15h16-/t19p14h16h17-/t20p15h17h18-|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-/t21p16h18h19-/t22p17h19h20-/t20p18\--|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|

key:

A.H.-artificial harmonic
N.H.-natural harmonic    /^^^\
p-pull off              /     \ -bend up and gradually release
h-hammer on
t-tap picking
/-slide up
\-slide down
p.m.-palm mute	~~~-vibrato
 /			x-pick scrape/slide
/  -bend up		|o-------o|
			|---------|  -repeat riff
\  			|o-------o|
 \-bend down
(0)-ghost note
       

            
            
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Jinx 1,750 Aug 23, 2002 08:00 PM

an ok tab, its just a shame u cant spell 'abyss' =p

+4 reply
Mikkel 90 Apr 25, 2003 08:00 PM

F*CKIN HELL!!!! how long did it take to tab that solo? this is amazing

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zaccy 201 Jan 26, 2005 07:00 PM

impressive

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