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Machtkampf bass

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Arch Enemy - Machtkampf (Doomsday Machine)
153 BPM - 4/4
4-string bass - C-standard tuning (CFA#D#)
Transcribed 100% by ear by Krakenbrau
Please send questions, comments, corrections to krakenbrau@gmail.com.

Legend:                 Timing:
\ - slide/bend down     W - whole note          W. - dotted whole note
/ - slide/bend up       H - half note           H. - dotted half note
b - bend                Q - quarter note        Q. - dotted quarter note
h - hammer-on           E - eighth note         E. - dotted eighth note
p - pull-off            S - sixteenth note      S. - dotted sixteenth note
~ - sustain             N - thirty-second note  N. - dotted thirty-second note
+ - harmonic            ' - thirty-second note triplet (3/S)
                        t - sixteenth note triplet (3/E)
                        T - eighth note triplet (3/Q)
                        T.- quarter note triplet (3/H)

Notes:
Lots that I'm unsure of here.  I EQed the bass up and everything else down,
and slowed it down 20%, and still had a tough time.  Please let me
know if you think I've made a mistake.


Intro Riff 1
D#|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A#|*--------------------------------|---------------------------------|
F |*------------------------2-2-2-2-|-------------------------2-2-2-2-|
C |-1p0-0-0-0-0-1p0-0-0-0-0---------|-1p0-0-0-0-0-1p0-0-0-0-0---------|
    S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

                                    |                                1|2
D#|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|--------------|
A#|---------------------------------|--------------------------------*|--------------|
F |-------------------------2-2-2-2-|-----------------2-2-2-2--------*|--------------|
C |-1p0-0-0-0-0-1p0-0-0-0-0---------|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---------1-1-1-1-|--------------|
    S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

Intro Riff 2
D#|-------------|-----------|-----------------|-----------------|
A#|-------------|-----------|-----------------|-----------------|
F |-------------|-----------|-----------------|-8-88-87~~-7-777\|
C |-------------|--------5//|-0-00-00~~-0-003/|-----------------|
                         Q    E SE SQ   E SSE   E SE SQ   E SSE

D#|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|--------------|
A#|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|--------------|
F |-----------------|-8-88-87~~-7-777\|-----------10------|--------------|
C |-0-00-00~~-0-003/|-----------------|-0--0--0~~----12-8-|-1--1--0~~~~~-|
    E SE SQ   E SSE   E SE SQ   E SSE   E. E. Q    E  E E   E. E. H   (E)

Intro Riff 3
                                                                    x3|
D#|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A#|*--------------------------------|--------------------------------*|
F |*--------------------------------|-8-8-8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7*|
C |-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3//////-|---------------------------------|
    S S S S S S S S S S S S S*S*S*S*  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
*- keep picking while sliding

D#|--------------------------------|----------------|
A#|--------------------------------|----------------|
F |---------------------10---------|----------------|
C |-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----12--8--|-1---1---0~~~~~-|
    S S S S S S S S S S  E   E  E    E.  E.  H

Verse 1/2
  |S                            x8|
D#|-------------------------------|
A#|*-----------------------------*|
F |*--7~-7-7-7---7~-7-7-7---7-7-7*|
C |-0----------0----------0-------|
    S E  S S S S E  S S S S S S S

Pre-Chorus 1/2
D#|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A#|*------------------------------|-------------------------------|
F |*7\---------7\---------7-------|-7\---------7\-------------3-5-|
C |----0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0---0-0-0-|----0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-3-5-----|
    E  S S S S E  S S S S S S S S   E  S S S S E  S S S S S S S S

                                  |                              1|2            |To Coda
D#|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|-------------|
A#|-------------------------------|------------------------------*|-------------|
F |-5\---------5\---------5-------|-4\---------4\---------4------*|-4\\---------|
C |----0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0---0-0-0-|----0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0---0-0-0-|-------------|
    E  S S S S E  S S S S S S S S   E  S S S S E  S S S S S S S S   Q

Chorus 1
D#|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------------------|
A#|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------------------|
F |-7~-77-7~~-7-7-7-|-----------------|-7~-77-7~~-7-7-7-|---------------------|
C |-----------------|-8~-88-5~~-5-5-5-|-----------------|-8~-88-10~~-10-10-10-|
    E. SE Q   E E E   E. SE Q   E E E   E. SE Q   E E E   E. SE  Q    E  E  E

D#|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
A#|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
F |-7--77-9~~-9\\-|-5--55-7~~-7-7-|---------------|---------------|
C |---------------|---------------|-3~~~~~~~~~~~~-|-2~~~~~-8~~~~~-|
    E. SE Q.  Q     E. SE Q.  E E   W               H      H

Solo 1
                                                x3|                                   |DS al Coda
D#|-----------------------|-----------------------|--------------------|--------------|
A#|*----------------------|----------------------*|--------------------|--------------|
F |*----------------------|-8--8--7~~~-7--7------*|------------10------|--------------|
C |-0--0--0~~~-0--0-4-6-7-|-----------------8-7-3-|-0--0--0~~~----12-8-|-1--1--0------|
    E. E. Q    E  S S S S   E. E. Q    E  S S S S   E. E. Q     E  E E   E. E. E

Coda (Chorus 2)
D#|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A#|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
F |-7~-77-7~~-7-7-7-|-------7~~-7-7-7-|-7~-77-7~~-7-7-7-|-------8~~-8-8-8-|
C |-----------------|-8~-88-----------|-----------------|-8~-88-----------|
    E. SE Q   E E E   E. SE Q   E E E   E. SE Q   E E E   E. SE Q   E E E

D#|---------------|---------------|---------------|-----------------|
A#|---------------|---------------|---------------|-----------------|
F |-7~-77-7~~-7-7-|-5--55-5~~-5-5-|---------------|-----------------|
C |---------------|---------------|-3~~~~~~~~~~~~-|-2~~~~~~-8~~~~~~-|
    E. SE Q.  Q     E. SE Q.  E E   W               H       H

Chorus 3
D#|-----------------|---------------------|-----------------|--------------------|
A#|-----------------|---------------------|-----------------|--------------------|
F |-7~-77-7~~-7-7-7-|---------------------|-7~-77-7~~-7-7-7-|------------10-10-9-|
C |-----------------|-8~-88-10~~-10-10-10-|-----------------|-8~-88-10~~---------|
    E. SE Q   E E E   E. SE  Q    E  E  E   E. SE Q   E E E   E. SE  Q    E  E E

D#|---------------|---------------|---------------|------------------|
A#|---------------|---------------|---------------|------------------|
F |-7--77-9~~-9\\-|-5--55-7~~-7-7-|---------------|------------------|
C |---------------|---------------|-3~~~~~~~~~~~~-|-2--2--2--1--1--1-|
    E. SE Q.  Q     E. SE Q.  E E   W               T. T. T. T. T. T.

Bridge/Interlude
D#|-------------|-----------------|-------------|-------------|
A#|*------------|-----------------|-------------|-------------|
F |*------7-----|-----7-7-7~~-5~~-|-------------|-------------|
C |-0-----------|-0---------------|-8-----8-----|-5~-5~-7~-7~-|
    H     H       Q   E E Q   Q     H     H       Q  Q  Q  Q

D#|-------------|-----------------|-------------|----------------|
A#|-------------|-----------------|-------------|---------------*|
F |-------7-----|-----7-7-7~~~~~~-|-------------|---------------*|
C |-0-----------|-0---------------|-10~~~~~~~~~-|-7~~~~//11~~~~~-|
    H     H       Q   E E H          W            H       H

D#|------------------------|----------------|
A#|------------------------|----------------|
F |-----77-----77----------|----------------|
C |-0~~----0~~----0~~~~~~~~|~~-0-0-0-0-0000-|
    E.  SE E.  SE H.           E E E E SSSS

Solo 2
D#|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------------------|
A#|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------------------|
F |-7~-77-7~~-7-7-7-|-----------------|-7~-77-7~~-7-7-7-|---------------------|
C |-----------------|-8~-88-5~~-5-5-5-|-----------------|-8~-88-10~~-10-10-10-|
    E. SE Q   E E E   E. SE Q   E E E   E. SE Q   E E E   E. SE  Q    E  E  E

D#|---------------|---------------|---------------|-----------------|
A#|---------------|---------------|---------------|-----------------|
F |-7~-77-7~~-7-7-|-5--55-5~~-5-5-|---------------|-----------------|
C |---------------|---------------|-3~~~~~~~~~~~~-|-2~~~~~~/8~~~~~~-|
    E. SE Q.  Q     E. SE Q.  E E   W               H       H

                              +
D#|---------------|----------12~~~|
A#|---------------|---------------|
F |---------------|-------------7~|
C |---------------|---------------|
                              Q Q

Solo 3
D#|----------------|----------------|----------------|---------------|
A#|----------------|----------------|----------------|---------------|
F |~~7777777777----|----------3-----|----------3-----|---------------|
C |------------5-3~|~~33333333--3-1~|~~11111111--1-0~|~~0000000000-5~|
     SSSSSSSSSSE Q    SSSSSSSSE E Q    SSSSSSSSE E Q    SSSSSSSSSE Q

D#|----------------|----------------|----------------|---------------|
A#|----------------|----------------|----------------|-6~~~----------|
F |----------3-----|----------3-----|----------3-----|------7-7~~~~~-|
C |~~55555555--5-3~|~~33333333--3-1~|~~11111111--1-0-|---------------|
     SSSSSSSSE E Q    SSSSSSSSE E Q    SSSSSSSSE E E   Q.   E H

Bridge 2
D#|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A#|----------------|----------------|----------------|
F |----------------|----------------|----------------|
C |-0~~--0~~--12\\\|-0~~--0~~--12\\\|-0~~--0~~--12\\\|
    Q.   Q.    Q     Q.   Q.    Q     Q.   Q.    Q      

D#|-------------------------------------------------|
A#|-------------------------14-18-14-18-------------|
F |-------------15-18-15-18-------------15-18-15-18-|
C |-12-15-12-15-------------------------------------|
     S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S

D#|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------|
A#|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------|
F |----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------|
C |-0~~--0~~--12\\\|-0~~--0~~--12\\\|-0~~--0~~--12\\\|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0------|
    Q.   Q.    Q     Q.   Q.    Q     Q.   Q.    Q     S S S S S S S

Chorus 4
D#|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A#|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
F |-9~-99-9~~-9-9-9-|-5~-55-7~~-7-7-7-|-9~-99-9~~-9-9-9-|-5~-55-----------|
C |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------3~~-3-3-3-|
    E. SE Q   E E E   E. SE Q   E E E   E. SE Q   E E E   E. SE Q   E E E

D#|---------------|---------------|---------------|-----------------|
A#|---------------|---------------|---------------|-----------------|
F |-9~-99-9~~-9-9-|-7--77-7~~-7-7-|---------------|-----------------|
C |---------------|---------------|-5~~~~~~~~~~~~-|-4~~~~~~-8~~~~~~-|
    E. SE Q.  Q     E. SE Q.  E E   W               H       H

Ending Chorus
D#|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------------------|
A#|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------------------|
F |-7~-77-7~~-7-7-7-|-----------------|-7~-77-7~~-7-7-7-|---------------------|
C |-----------------|-8~-88-5~~-5-5-5-|-----------------|-8~-88-10~~-10-10-10-|
    E. SE Q   E E E   E. SE Q   E E E   E. SE Q   E E E   E. SE  Q    E  E  E

                                                  |Rit.
D#|---------------|---------------|---------------|------------------|-----------|
A#|---------------|---------------|---------------|------------------|-----------|
F |-7~-77-7~~-7-7-|-5--55-5~~-5-5-|---------------|------------------|-----------|
C |---------------|---------------|-3~~~~~~~~~~~~-|-2--2--2--1--1--1-|-0~~~~~~~~-|
    E. SE Q.  Q     E. SE Q.  E E   W               T. T. T. T. T. T.  W

            
            
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