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The Wings Of The Hydra Tab

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C# F# B E G# C#
                         THERION - THE WINGS OF THE HYDRA
                         From the Album LEPACA KLIFFOTH
                         Copyright 1995 Nuclear Blast GmbH.

                         Version 1.0 - May 1997

Transcribed by: RICHARD BROADHEAD II


Tuning: C# (every string down 1.5 steps)

C#|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G#|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E |---------------------------------|---------------------------------| GTR I
B |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
F#|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-------------3/5-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-------------3/5-|
C#|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-4p0-0-3p0-0-1/3-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-4p0-0-3p0-0-1/3-|
    . . . . . . . .                   . . . . . . . .

C#|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G#|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E |---------------------------------|---------------------------------| GTR I
B |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
F#|-2---------------------------3/5-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-6-----5-----3-5-|
C#|-0---------------4p0-0-3p0-0-1/3-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-4-0-0-3-0-0-1-3-|
                                      . . . . . . . .   . .   . .

   Riff A (organ harmonizes 2 octaves up)
C#|---------------------------------|
G#|---------------------------------|
E |---------------------------------| GTR I
B |---------------------------------|
F#|-2---2-2-2-2-2-2-------------3/5-|
C#|-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-4p0-0-3p0-0-1/3-|
        . . . . . .

Repeat Riff A a total of 4 times

C#|-----------|-------|
G#|-----------|-------|
E |-----------|-------| GTR I
B |-----------|-------|
F#|-6---------|-3-----|
C#|-4---------|-1-----|

C#|---------------------------------|
G#|---------------------------------|
E |---------------------------------| GTR I
B |---------------------------------|
F#|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-6-----5-----3-5-|
C#|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-4-0-0-3-0-0-1-3-|
    . . . . . . . .   . .   . .

   Riff B
C#|---------------------------------|
G#|---------------------------------|
E |---------------------------------| GTR I
B |---------------------------------|
F#|-2---2-2-2-2-2-2-6-----5-----3-5-|
C#|-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-4-0-0-3-0-0-1-3-|
        . . . . . .   . .   . .

Play Riff B a total of three times

   Riff C
C#|----------------------|
G#|----------------------|
E |----------------------| GTR I
B |----------------------|
F#|-2-----3-5-6-----3----|
C#|-0-----1-3-4-----1----|

  Play Riff C twice with the following played over it
C#|-7--7--8--7-----5--7--8--7--5--8--7-----5--7--8--7--5---| GTR II
G#|--------------------------------------------------------|
E |-4--4--5--4-----2--4--5--4--2--5--4-----2--4--5--4--2---| GTR III
B |--------------------------------------------------------|
F#|--------------------------------------------------------|
C#|--------------------------------------------------------|

   Riff D
C#|-----------------------------|
G#|-----------------------------|
E |-----------------------------| GTR I
B |-----------------------------|
F#|-2-222-22225-3-5-6-666-3-333-|
C#|-0-000-00003-1-3-4-444-1-111-|
      ... ....        ..    ..

Play Riff D a total of 4 times

  Riff E                                                  (end of Riff E)
C#|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G#|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E |---------------------------------|---------------------------------| GTR I
B |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
F#|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-------------3/5-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-6-----5-----3-5-|
C#|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-4p0-0-3p0-0-1/3-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-4-0-0-3-0-0-1-3-|
    . . . . . . . .                   . . . . . . . .   . .   . .

Play Riff B 4 times

Play Riff C twice with Fill 1

  Fill 1
C#|-7--7--8--7-----8--7--5--7--7--8--7-----8--7--5---------| GTR II
G#|-------------------------------------------------8--6-5-| GTR II
E |--------------------------------------------------------|
B |-2---------3-5-6---------3-----2---3-5-6---------3----2-| GTR III
F#|--------------------------------------------------------|
C#|--------------------------------------------------------|

Play Riff D 4 times

   Play four times
C#|--------------------------------------|
G#|--------------------------------------|
E |--------------------------------------| GTR I
B |---------------------------5---3------|
F#|-6-5---6-5--3-5--6-5-8-6---3---1---3--|
C#|-4-3---4-3--1-3--4-3-6-4-----------1--|

Play Riff E
Play Riff B 4 times
Play Riff C twice with Fill 1
Play Riff D 4 times

C#|------------|
G#|------------|
E |------------| GTR I
B |------------|
F#|-2----------|
C#|-0----------|

After repeating the first measure twice, the solo starts.

    Repeat 6 times          Repeat twice
C#||---------------------||------------------------------||
G#||---------------------||------------------------------||
E ||*-------------------*||*----------------------------*|| GTR II
B ||*-------------------*||*----------------------------*||
F#||--2------------------||--4-------8-7-5-4-------5-7-8-||
C#||--000000004p03p01p0--||--222222226-5-3-222222223-5-6-||
       .......                .......       .......


    Repeat 3 times
C#||-----------------||------------------|
G#||-----------------||------------------|
E ||*---------------*||------------------| GTR II
B ||*---------------*||------------------|
F#||--2-------6-5-3--||-2-------6X5X3X2--|
C#||--000000004-3-1--||-000000004X3X1X0--|
       .......           .......

  SOLO(guitar I)
C#|-12~--12~--12~-12~-------12~--12~--12~--12~-------12/14-14/15-15\14--|
G#|-------------------12h14--------------------12h14--------------------|
E |---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

C#|--14\12-12\10-10/12-12~-12~-------14~--14~-14~--14~-14~-------|
G#|----------------------------12h14-----------------------14h16-|
E |--------------------------------------------------------------|
B |--------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|--------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|--------------------------------------------------------------|

C#|-14~--14~-14~--14~-14~-------14/16-16/17-17\16-16\14-14/16-16/19~-19~--|
G#|-----------------------14h16-------------------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                   ______   __________
                                                  | 1.     | 2.
C#|------------------------------------------------------||-------12\----|
G#|---------------------------------10bf-10--8~----8p7---||-8p7----------|
E |-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-------------9------7-||-----7--------|
B |------------------------------------------------------||--------------|
F#|------------------------------------------------------||--------------|
C#|------------------------------------------------------||--------------|


~  - vibrato                     /  - slide up to note
h  - hammer on                   \  - slide down to note
p  - pull off                    X  - percussion note
.  - palm mute                   bf - bend string full step
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