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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

BLACK SHEEP
As recorded by Sonata Arctica
(From the 2001 Album SILENCE)

Transcribed by Rogelio Dionicio (transylvania9@hotmail.com)
	

Words by Tony Kakko. Music by Sonata Arctica

A5
5 7 7 x x x
	
G5
3 5 5 x x x
	
F5
x 8 10 10 x x
	
A5VII
x x 7 9 x x
A6VII
x x 7 10 x x
	
C5
x 3 5 5 x x
	
G/B
x 2 5 4 x x
	
D5
x 5 7 7 x x
F5(type 2)
x 8 10 x x x
	
C/E
x 7 10 x x x
	
B/Eb
x 6 9 x x x
	
E5
0 2 2 x x x
G#5
4 6 6 x x x

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Dist Guitar 1 (Lead) - Jani Liimatainen'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Dist Guitar 2 (Rythm) - Jani Liimatainen'

 Intro
  Fast Metal Q=180
         $
             A5                      F5
 3/4
  Gtr II
  W           H.                      H.
              |                       |
              /                       /

  Gtr I
  W           E   S  S  E  E  E  E    E   S  S  E  E  E  E
|--------||------------------------|-----------------------|
|--------||o-13--13h15h17-13-15-17-|-18--17h18-15-17-15-13-|
|--------||------------------------|-----------------------|
|--------||------------------------|-----------------------|
|--------||o-----------------------|-----------------------|
|--------||------------------------|-----------------------|


 1.,2.,3.
  G5                   E5
   H.                   H.
   |                    |
   /                    /

   E   E  E  E  E  E    E   S  S  E  E  E  E   4x
|--------------------|-------------------------||
|-12--13-15-12-13-15-|-12--12h13h15-12----15--o||
|--------------------|-----------------17------||
|--------------------|-------------------------||
|--------------------|------------------------o||
|--------------------|-------------------------||


  4.
  G5                   E5
   H.                   H.
   |                    |
   /                    /

   E   E  E  E  E  E    E   S  S  E  E  E  E
|--------------------|-----------------------|
|-12--13-15-12-13-15-|-12--12h13h15-12----15-|
|--------------------|-----------------17----|
|--------------------|-----------------------|
|--------------------|-----------------------|
|--------------------|-----------------------|


  F5
   H.                  +H.
   |                    |
   /                    /

   E   E  E  E  E  E    E   E  E  E  E  E
|-17-----------------|--------------------||
|-----18-20-18-17-18-|-17--15-17-15-13-12-||
|--------------------|--------------------||
|--------------------|--------------------||
|--------------------|--------------------||
|--------------------|--------------------||


   Verse
    A5VII A5      A6VII  A6VII    A5VII A5VII   C5   G/B
      PM|   PM|      PM|    PM|     PM|   PM|
    E E E E E E    E E E  E E E   E E E E E E   Q.   Q.
||--------------|---------------|-------------|-----------|
||o-------------|---------------|-------------|-----------|
||--9-----9-----|-10-----10-----|-9-----9-----|-5----4----|
||--7-----7-----|--7------7-----|-7-----7-----|-5----5----|
||o---0-0---0-0-|----0-0----0-0-|---0-0---0-0-|-3----2----|
||--------------|---------------|-------------|-----------|


  A5        D5        C5             G/B
  H.        H.        H.        Q.   Q.
|---------|---------|---------|-------------||
|---------|---------|---------|------------o||
|---------|-7-------|-5-------|-5----4------||
|-7-------|-7-------|-5-------|-5----5------||
|-7-------|-5-------|-3-------|-3----2-----o||
|-5-------|---------|---------|-------------||


 Pre-Chorus
  F5            A5            C5            G/B
  Gtr II
  E E E E E E   E E E E E E   E E E E E E   E E E E E E
  | | | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | | | |
  o / / / / /   o / / / / /   o / / / / /   o / / / / /

  W             W             W             W
|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|


  F5(type 2)    E5/C          B/Eb          E5      G#5
  E E E E E E   E E E E E E   E E E E E E   E E E E E E
  | | | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | | | |
  o / / / / /   o / / / / /   o / / / / /   o / / / o /

  W             W             W             W
|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------||
|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------||
|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------||
|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------||
|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------||
|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------||


   Chorus
    A5                      C5
   4/4
    W          +H    H      W          +W
    |           |    |      |           |
    /           /    /      /           /

    W           W           W           W
||-----------|------------|----------|-------|
||o----------|------------|----------|-------|
||-----------|------------|----------|-------|
||-----------|------------|----------|-------|
||o----------|------------|----------|-------|
||-----------|------------|----------|-------|


  1.
  D5                     E5
  W          +W          W                    +W
  |           |          |                     |
  /           /          /                     /

                         PM------------------------------------|
  W           W          E  E E E  E E E  E    E E  E E E  E E E
|----------|-----------|--------------------|---------------------||
|----------|-----------|--------------------|--------------------o||
|----------|-----------|-9-10-7-9----7------|---------------------||
|----------|-----------|----------10---9-10-|---------------------||
|----------|-----------|--------------------|--7-8----7----------o||
|----------|-----------|--------------------|------10---8-10-7-8--||


  2.
                                               To CoD.S. al Coda
  D5      C5        G/B     A5        E5      G#5       A5
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   W
  | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   |
  o / / / o / / /   o / / / o / / /   o / / / o / / /   /

  W                 W                 W                 H.      Q
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------||


 Harmony Solo
  &
  A5                  N.C.(A5)
 4/4
  Gtr II
                       |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|
  W                    E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
|-----------------||--------------------------------------|
|-----------------||o-------------------------------------|
|-----------------||--------------------------------------|
|-7---------------||--------------------------------------|
|-7---------------||o--0--0--0--7--0--0--0--0--0--8--0--0-|
|-5---------------||--------------------------------------|
|
| Gtr I
|         |--3--|      |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|
| H.      E  E  E      E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
|-----------------||-----------12----------------13-------|
|-----------10-12-||o-13-12-10----10-12-13-12-10----10-12-|
|-----------------||--------------------------------------|
|-----------------||--------------------------------------|
|-----------------||o-------------------------------------|
|-----------------||--------------------------------------|


   |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|
   E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
|---------------------------------------||
|--------------------------------------o||
|---------------------------------------||
|---------------------------------------||
|--0--0--0--7--0--0--0--0--0--8--7--0--o||
|---------------------------------------||
|
|  |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|
|  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
|----------12----------------13-12-10---||
|-13-12-10----10-12-13-12-10-----------o||
|---------------------------------------||
|---------------------------------------||
|--------------------------------------o||
|---------------------------------------||


    (D5)
     |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|
     E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
||--------------------------------------|
||o-------------------------------------|
||--------------------------------------|
||---0--0--0--7--0--0--0--0--0--8--0--0-|
||o-------------------------------------|
||--------------------------------------|
|
|    |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|
|    E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
||-----------17----------------18-------|
||o-18-17-15----15-17-18-17-15----15-17-|
||--------------------------------------|
||--------------------------------------|
||o-------------------------------------|
||--------------------------------------|


   |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|
   E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
|--------------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------o||
|--------------------------------------||
|--0--0--0--7--0--0--0--0--0--8--7--0--||
|-------------------------------------o||
|--------------------------------------||
|
|  |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|
|  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
|----------17----------------18-17-15--||
|-18-17-15----15-17-18-17-15----------o||
|--------------------------------------||
|--------------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------o||
|--------------------------------------||


    (A5)
   4/4
    Gtr I
     |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|
     E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
||-----------12----------------13-------|
||o-13-12-10----10-12-13-12-10----10-12-|
||--------------------------------------|
||--------------------------------------|
||o-------------------------------------|
||--------------------------------------|


   |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|
   E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
|----------12----------------13-12-10---||
|-13-12-10----10-12-13-12-10-----------o||
|---------------------------------------||
|---------------------------------------||
|--------------------------------------o||
|---------------------------------------||


    (D5)
     |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|
     E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
||-----------17----------------18-------|
||o-18-17-15----15-17-18-17-15----15-17-|
||--------------------------------------|
||--------------------------------------|
||o-------------------------------------|
||--------------------------------------|


 1.                                      2.
   |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|      |--3--|
   E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E      E  E  E  Q   Q   Q
|----------17----------------18-17-15--||----------18--17--16---||
|-18-17-15----15-17-18-17-15----------o||-18-17-15--------------||
|--------------------------------------||-----------------------||
|--------------------------------------||-----------------------||
|-------------------------------------o||-----------------------||
|--------------------------------------||-----------------------||


 Keyboard Solo
  A5                   F5             A5             C5   G/B
  Gtr II
   Q.      Q.     Q    Q.   Q.   Q    Q.   Q.   Q    H    H
   |       |      |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |
   /       /      /    /    /    /    /    /    /    /    /

  Gtr I
   H           H       W              W              W
|-16tr17------17-----|--------------|--------------|-----------|
|--------------------|--------------|--------------|-----------|
|--------------------|--------------|--------------|-----------|
|--------------------|--------------|--------------|-----------|
|--------------------|--------------|--------------|-----------|
|--------------------|--------------|--------------|-----------|


  A5             D5         C5         G/B
  Q.   Q.   Q    W          W          W
  |    |    |    |          |          |
  /    /    /    /          /          /

  W              W          W          W
|--------------|----------|----------|------||
|--------------|----------|----------|------||
|--------------|----------|----------|------||
|--------------|----------|----------|------||
|--------------|----------|----------|------||
|--------------|----------|----------|------||


 Guitar Solo
  A5
   S  S  S  S E  S  S  S  S E  S  S  S  S
|-----------------------------------------|
|-10h13p10------10h13p10------10h13p10----|
|----------12p9----------12p9----------12-|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|


  F5
   S  S  S S  S  S  S S  S  S  S S  S  S  S S
|----------------------------------------------|
|-13p10------13p10------13p10------13p10-------|
|-------12p9-------12p9-------12p9-------12p9--|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|


  A5
    S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|-/17-15-13----------------------------------------|
|-----------17-15-13-12-13-15-13-12----------------|
|-----------------------------------14-12----------|
|-----------------------------------------15-14-15-|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|


  C5                      G/B
                                 ~~~
   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  Q.
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-12----------------------------12----|
|----15-14-12-------------------------|
|-------------15-14-12----------------|
|----------------------15-13-12-------|


  A5
   |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|
   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|----------------------------------------------------------------------12-|
|-------------------12h13p12-------------------------------------13h15----|
|----------------14----------14----------------------------12h14----------|
|----------12h14----------------14-------------------12h14----------------|
|-12h14h15-------------------------15-12h14h15p14h15----------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


  D5
                                                         ~~
   |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|
   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  Q
|-------------------------------------------12h13h15h17-17--|
|-15p13----------------------------12h13h15-----------------|
|-------14p12h14-------12h14-12h14--------------------------|
|----------------12h15--------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|


  C5
   T                 T        T                 T        T
   |------6-------|  |------6-------|  |------6-------|  |------6-------|
   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|-20-17p15p12h15h17-20-17p15-20-17p15p12h15h17-20-17p15-20-17p15p12h15h17-|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


  G/B
   T                       ~~
   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  H
|-20-17p15p12-------------------|
|-------------15p13----13-15----|
|-------------------14----------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|


  F5                          A5
    E  E  E  E  E  E   E  E    E  E  E E  E E  E   E
|-/20-------15-------/17----|------------12------/15-|
|---------------------------|-15h17------------------|
|-----17s12----12s14-----14-|-------14s9----9s12-----|
|---------------------------|------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------|


  C5                     G/B
                                      ~~
   E  E  E  E E  E E E    E E  E   E  H
|---------------10-----|-12------/15-------|
|----13h15-------------|-------------------|
|-12-------12s7----7s9-|----9s12-----12----|
|----------------------|-------------------|
|----------------------|-------------------|
|----------------------|-------------------|


  F5(type 2)
    S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|-/17-15-13----------------12-13-15-13-12----------|
|-----------15-13-12-13-15----------------15-13-12-|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|


  C/E
   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|----------10-12-10------------------------------|
|-10-12-13----------13-12---------10-12-13-12-10-|
|-------------------------9-10-12----------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|


  B/Eb
   S  S  S  S  S  S S  S S S  S S S S  S S
|-13-12-10---------------------------------|
|----------13-12-10-8----------------------|
|---------------------10-9-7------7-9-10-9-|
|----------------------------10-9----------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|


  E5                G#5
  S  S S S  S S S S  S  S  S S S  S S S
|---------------------------------------||
|---------------------------------------||
|-7-------------------------------------||
|---10-9-7------------------------------||
|----------10-8-7-8-10-12-10-8-7--------||
|--------------------------------10-8-7-||


   Out-Chorus
    A5                            C5
   4/4
    Gtr II
      W               +W          W          +W
      |                |          |           |
      /                /          /           /

      ~~~~~~
      Q     H.         W          W           W
||------------------|-----------|----------|-------|
||o-----------------|-----------|----------|-------|
||------------------|-----------|----------|-------|
||--([7])\----------|-----------|----------|-------|
||o-----------------|-----------|----------|-------|
||------------------|-----------|----------|-------|


  D5                     E5
  W          +W          W                    +W
  |           |          |                     |
  /           /          /                     /

                         PM------------------------------------|
  W           W          E  E E E  E E E  E    E E  E E E  E E E
|----------|-----------|--------------------|--------------------|
|----------|-----------|--------------------|--------------------|
|----------|-----------|-9-10-7-9----7------|--------------------|
|----------|-----------|----------10---9-10-|--------------------|
|----------|-----------|--------------------|--7-8----7----------|
|----------|-----------|--------------------|------10---8-10-7-8-|


  A5                     C5
 4/4
  W          +W          W          +W
  |           |          |           |
  /           /          /           /

  W           W          W           W
|----------|-----------|----------|-------|
|----------|-----------|----------|-------|
|----------|-----------|----------|-------|
|----------|-----------|----------|-------|
|----------|-----------|----------|-------|
|----------|-----------|----------|-------|


  D5      C5        G/B     A5        E5      G#5       A5
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   W
  | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   |
  o / / / o / / /   o / / / o / / /   o / / / o / / /   /

  W                 W                 W                 W
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------o||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------o||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------||


   Outro
    A5                      F5
   3/4
     H.                      H.
     |                       |
     /                       /

     E   S  S  E  E  E  E    E   S  S  E  E  E  E
||------------------------|-----------------------|
||o-13--13h15h17-13-15-17-|-18--17h18-15-17-15-13-|
||------------------------|-----------------------|
||------------------------|-----------------------|
||o-----------------------|-----------------------|
||------------------------|-----------------------|


  G5                   E5
   H.                   H.
   |                    |
   /                    /

   E   E  E  E  E  E    E   S  S  E  E  E  E  4x
|--------------------|------------------------||
|-12--13-15-12-13-15-|-12--12h13h15-12----15-o||
|--------------------|-----------------17-----||
|--------------------|------------------------||
|--------------------|-----------------------o||
|--------------------|------------------------||


  N.C.(F5)
   E  E  E  E  E  E    E  E  E  E  E  E    Q   H      W
|-17----------------|-------------------|-----------|------*|
|----18-20-18-17-18-|-17-15-17-15-13-12-|-13\-------|------*|
|-------------------|-------------------|-----------|------*|
|-------------------|-------------------|-----------|------*|
|-------------------|-------------------|-----------|------*|
|-------------------|-------------------|-----------|------*|



Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
 - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <> - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths

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