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Akeldama Bass Tab

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AKELDAMA (Bassline)
As recorded by The Faceless
(From the 2006 Album AKELDAMA)

Transcribed by MC
	

Words by Derek Rydquist Music by The Faceless
Arranged by The Faceless

Gtr I (A C G C F) - 'Brandon Giffin'

 keldama
  Progressive Metal Q=160
  N.C.
 4/4
  Gtr I
  Wx2
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|


         $
 5/16   7/8
  Q  S   E E E E E E E    E E  E E E  E E   E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E
|------|---------------|------------------|---------------|----------------|
|------|---------------|------------------|---------------|----------------|
|------|---------------|------------------|---------------|----------------|
|------|-9---9---x-9-x-|-11---11---x-11-x-|-6---6---x-6-x-|-7---7---x-7-x--|
|------|---------------|------------------|---------------|----------------|


 5/8                          7/8
   E  E  E  E  E   E E E E E   E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E
|----------------|-----------|---------------|----------------|
|----------------|-----------|---------------|----------------|
|----------------|-----------|---------------|----------------|
|-10-10-10-10-10-|-7-7-7-7-7-|-5---5---x-5-x-|-3---3---x-3-x--|
|----------------|-----------|---------------|----------------|


  E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E
|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|-4---4---x-4-x-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|


  E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E
|---------------|----------------|
|---------------|----------------|
|---------------|----------------|
|-5---5---x-5-x-|-6---6---x-6-x--|
|---------------|----------------|


  $$
  E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|-7---7---x-7-x-|-9---9---x-9-x-|-6---6---x-6-x-|-5---5---x-5-x-|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|


 5/8                     7/8
  E E E E E   E E E E E   E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E
|-----------|-----------|---------------|----------------|
|-----------|-----------|---------------|----------------|
|-----------|-----------|---------------|----------------|
|-8-8-8-8-8-|-5-5-5-5-5-|-3---3---x-3-x-|-1---1---x-1-x--|
|-----------|-----------|---------------|----------------|


  E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E
|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|-2---2---x-2-x-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|


                       To Coda
                       To Coda
  E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E
|---------------|----------------|
|---------------|----------------|
|---------------|----------------|
|-3---3---x-3-x-|-4---4---x-4-x--|
|---------------|----------------|


    E E E E 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-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-o||
||----------------|---------------|---------------|----------------||


    E E E E 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-6---6---x-6-x-|-6---6---x-6-(6)-|-7---7---x-7-x-|-7---7---x-7-(7)-o||
||----------------|-----------------|---------------|------------------||


 12/8
   E  E E  E E  E  E E  E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E
|-------------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------9----9-------9----9-9-9-|-------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-6-6-9-6-9-6-6-9-6-9-9-9-|
|-10-10---10---10-10---10-------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------|


 7/8
  E E S E E E S E   E E S E E E S E   E E S E E E S E   E E S E E E S E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


                                                                  D.S.
  E E S E E E S E   E E S E E E S E   E E S E E E S E   E E S E E E S E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|


  &
 7/8
  H..         H..         H..         H..
|-----------|-----------|-----------|--------|
|-----------|-----------|-----------|--------|
|-----------|-----------|-----------|--------|
|-----------|-----------|-----------|--------|
|-----------|-----------|-----------|--------|


    E E S E E E S E   E E S E E E S E   E E S E E E S E   E E S E E E S E  4x
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||
||o-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------o||
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||
||o-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-o||
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||


 12/8
   E  E E  E E  E  E E  E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E
|-------------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------9----9-------9----9-9-9-|-------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-6-6-9-6-9-6-6-9-6-9-9-9-|
|-10-10---10---10-10---10-------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------|


 7/8
  E E S E E E S E   E E S E E E S E   E E S E E E S E   E E S E E E S E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


  E E S E E E S E   E E S E E E S E   E E S E E E S E   E E S E E E S E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|


  Slightly Slower Q=150
                                       ~~                     ~~~
  E E  a  E E E E E   E E E E E E E    H    E  E E   E E E E  Q.
|-----------6-7-9---|-6-------------|-/8------11---|-9p8----------|
|---7-(7)s9---------|---7-----------|--------------|-----9---11---|
|-------------------|-----7-5-4-5-6-|--------------|-------9------|
|-------------------|---------------|--------------|--------------|
|-------------------|---------------|--------------|--------------|


 5/8                                7/8
                                      ~~~                 ~~
  E   E  E  E  E    E  E  Q   S  S    Q.   Q   a  E  E    Q   E E E  E  E
|---/12----------|-16----14--12p11-|-------------------|------------------|
|-------14-------|----14-----------|-14-------12h14-12-|---------------10-|
|----------15-12-|-----------------|-------------------|-15--12-8-9-10----|
|----------------|-----------------|-------------------|------------------|
|----------------|-----------------|-------------------|------------------|


  E E  E  E E  E E   Q   Q  S  S E  E   Q   E E  E  E  E
|------------------|--------9h10p9----|---------11-12-14-|
|-----------9-10---|----10---------10-|----12------------|
|-x-9-10-12--------|-8----------------|-9----------------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|


                              D.S.S.
   E  E  E  E  E  E  E    E  E  E E  Q.
|-16-12----------------|-13----14---16\---|
|-------12-------11-12-|----14------------|
|----------12-14-------|------------------|
|----------------------|------------------|
|----------------------|------------------|


    Q=160
    &&
    E E E E 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-0---0---x-0-x-|-0---0-----x-0-|-5---5---x-5---|-5---5-----x-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 E E E E
|---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------||
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------o||
|---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------||
|-3---3---x-3---|-3---3-----x-3-|-1---1---x-1---|-1---1-----x-1-o||
|---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------||


    E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E  6x
||----------------|---------------|---------------|----------------||
||o---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------o||
||----------------|---------------|---------------|----------------||
||o-4---4---x-4---|-0---0-----x-0-|-7---7---x-7---|-6---6-----x-6-o||
||----------------|---------------|---------------|----------------||


 4/4                                 7/8
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   Q  H    E   Q  H    E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------|------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------|------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-2---------|-4----------|
|-1---1-----1-x-1-|-3---3-----3-x-3-|-----------|------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------|------------|


                             5/8
  E E E E E E E   Q  H    E    E  E  E  E  E   E E E E E
|---------------|-----------|----------------|-----------|
|---------------|-----------|----------------|-----------|
|---------------|-----------|----------------|-----------|
|-6---6---x-6-x-|-7---------|-10-10-10-10-10-|-7-7-7-7-7-|
|---------------|-----------|----------------|-----------|


 7/8
  Q  H    E   Q  H    E   E E E E E E E   Q  H    E
|-----------|-----------|---------------|-----------|
|-----------|-----------|---------------|-----------|
|-----------|-----------|---------------|-----------|
|-5---------|-3---------|-4---4---x-4-x-|-3---------|
|-----------|-----------|---------------|-----------|


  Q  H    E   E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E
|-----------|---------------|---------------|
|-----------|---------------|---------------|
|-----------|---------------|---------------|
|-4---------|-5---5---x-5-x-|-6---6---x-6-x-|
|-----------|---------------|---------------|


  E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|-7---7---x-7-x-|-9---9---x-9-x-|-6---6---x-6-x-|-5---5---x-5-x-|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|


 5/8                     7/8
  E E E E E   E E E E E   E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E
|-----------|-----------|---------------|----------------|
|-----------|-----------|---------------|----------------|
|-----------|-----------|---------------|----------------|
|-8-8-8-8-8-|-5-5-5-5-5-|-3---3---x-3-x-|-1---1---x-1-x--|
|-----------|-----------|---------------|----------------|


  E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E
|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|-2---2---x-2-x-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|


  E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E
|---------------|----------------|
|---------------|----------------|
|---------------|----------------|
|-3---3---x-3-x-|-4---4---x-4-x--|
|---------------|----------------|


    E E E E 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-0---0---x-0-x-|-0---0-----x-0-|-5---5---x-5---|-5---5-----x-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 E E E E  4x
|---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------||
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------o||
|---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------||
|-3---3---x-3---|-3---3-----x-3-|-1---1---x-1---|-1---1-----x-1-o||
|---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------||


  E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E   E H.
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------*|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------*|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------*|
|-0---0---x-0-x-|-0---0-----x-0-|-0---0---x-0-x-|-0---0-----x-0-|-0-------*|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------*|



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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