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----------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Black Label Society - Suicide Messiah (Artemis Recording MAFIA, 2005)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Tabbed by: Tim Meyer
E-Mail: timmer_5_bass@hotmail.com

Zakk is a brilliant guitarist, and this song shows it.

Drop D tuning, down 1 step:
(low to high)C-G-C-F-A-D
     Slow Rock=76

INTRO
D|--------------||----------------------------|---------------------|
A|--------------||----------------------------|---------------------|
F|--------------||----------------------------|---------------------|
C|--------------||---------------5-3-0-5-3-0--|------------3----5---|
G|--------------||-3h5------------------------|-3h5--------3----5---|
C|--3-----------||-0----0--0--0---------------|-0----0--0--3----5-0-|
    ^ bend 1 1/2
D|----------------------------|--------------------|
A|----------------------------|--------------------|
F|----------------------------|--------------------|
C|---------------5-3-0-5-3-0--|--------------------|
G|-3h5------------------------|-3h5----------------|   Twice
C|-0----0--0--0---------------|-0----0--0--3-------|
                                           ^ bend 1

RIFF 1
D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
F|----------------------------------|
C|---------3---------------3--------|
G|-3h5-----3---------3h5---3--------|  x12
C|-0---0-0---0-0-0-0-0---0---0-0-0--|

CHORUS RIFF
D|----------|----------|---------------------------|
A|----------|----------|---------------------------|
F|----------|----------|---------------------------|
C|-3--------|-5--------|---------3---------3----5--|
G|-3--------|-5--------|-3-5-----3---------3----5--|
C|-3--------|-5--------|-0-0-0-0-3---0-0-0-3----5--|

D|----------------------------|----------------|--------------------|
A|----------------------------|----------------|--------------------|
F|----------------------------|----------------|--------------------|
C|---------3---------3----5---|-3--------------|-5----(5)\----------|
G|-3-5-----3---------3----5---|-3--------------|-5----(5)\----------|
C|-0-0-0-0-3---0-0-0-3----5-0-|-3--------------|-5----(5)\----------|

RYHTHM FIGURE 1
D|----------------|----------------------------------|
A|----------------|----------------------------------|
F|----------------|----------------------------------|
C|-0--------------|----------------------------------|
G|-0--------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--| <-this bar x3
C|-0--------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|

D|--------------|--------------------|
A|--------------|--------------------|
F|--------------|--------------------|
C|-3------------|-5----(5)\----------|
G|-3------------|-5----(5)\----------|
C|-3------------|-5----(5)\----------|

RIFF 1  x12
CHORUS RIFF
RYHTHM FIGURE 1
Guitar 2 with RIFF 1  x4
  then Guitar 1 SOLO (Guitar 2 SOLO RYHTHM below)
SOLO (Listen close for timing)                      ^ 1  ^1/2
D|---------------------------|-17------------17-17--17--------|
A|---------------------------|---------------------------17---|
F|---------------------0-0-0-|--------------------------------|
C|--/15-------/13\8/14-------|--------------------------------|
G|--/15--19\9----------------|--------------------------------|
C|---------------------------|--------------------------------|
    ^1/2 ^1/2            ^1        ^1        ^1        ^1
D|---------------------|----10--------10--------10-------|-10------|
A|--17---17--15----15\-|------131013----1310------131013-|---1310--|
F|--------------16-----|-12------------------12----------|---------|
C|---------------------|---------------------------------|---------|
G|---------------------|---------------------------------|---------|
C|---------------------|---------------------------------|---------|
                                  ^1                   ^1   ^1/2
D|-1513101310--13--10-----------------------|-17--------17--------|
A|-----------13--13--1310--13--10-----------|----------------17---|
F|-----------------------13--13--12-10--10--|---------------------|
C|------------------------------------12----|---------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|---------------------|
C|------------------------------------------|---------------------|
                             very fast past below
D|-------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
A|-17---17--15----15-\-/13-|-101310--101310--1013/151815--151815--15\--|
F|-------------16----------|-------12------12-----------17------17-----|
C|-------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
C|-------------------------|-------------------------------------------|

D|--------------------------------------------|-------------------------|
A|-101310--101310--1013/151815--151815--1518--|-152015--152015--151815--|
F|-------12------12-----------17------17------|-------17------17--------|
C|--------------------------------------------|-------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------|-------------------------|
C|--------------------------------------------|-------------------------|
                        ^1
D|-------------/20-----20----|------------|------------|------------|
A|-101310--1012--------------|------------|------------|------------|
F|-------12------------------|------------|------------|------------|
C|---------------------------|-15p0h3p0---|-17p0h5p0---|-20p0h8p0---|
G|---------------------------|------------|------------|------------|
C|---------------------------|---fast-----|-----as-----|--possible--|
   ^1     ^1     ^1     ^1
D|-15-----15-----15-----15--|-20^---20------|-(20)-------20^--(20)\----|
A|--------15-----15-----15--|-------20------|-(20)-------20^--(20)\----|
F|--------------------------|---------------|--------------------------|
C|--------------------------|---------------|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|--these--last--|-2--bars--are-start-of----|
C|--------------------------|---------------|--the--chorus-------------|

Guitar 2 SOLO RYHTHM
 RYHTHM FIGURE 2
D|-----------|-------------------|
A|-----------|-------------------|
F|-----------|-------------------|
C|-4---------|-3-----------------|
G|-2---------|-1-------/19-------|
C|-----------|-------------------|
 RIFF 1  x2
 RYHTHM FIGURE 2
 RIFF 1  x2
D|--------|--------|--------|------------------------------------------|
A|--------|--------|--------|------------------------------------------|
F|--------|--------|--------|------------------------------------------|
C|-3------|-5------|-8------|-10----10--(10)\--10--(10)\--10--(10)\----|
G|-3------|-5------|-8------|-10----10--(10)\--10--(10)\--10--(10)\----|
C|-3------|-5------|-8------|-10----10--(10)\--10--(10)\--10--(10)\----|
 CHORUS RIFF

RYHTHM FIGURE 3
D|--------|--------|--------|----------------------------|
A|--------|--------|--------|----------------------------|
F|--------|--------|--------|----------------------------|
C|-3------|-5------|-3------|-5----(5)\------------------|
G|-3------|-5------|-3------|-5----(5)\------------------|
C|-3------|-5------|-3------|-5----(5)\------------------|

INTERLUDE
RIFF 2
D|----------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
F|----------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
C|----------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|-----5------5------5------7-------7-8-7-|-----3------3------3-----7-------|
C|-0-------0------0------0-------0--------|-0-------0------0-----0-------0--|

D|---------|
A|---------|
F|---------|
C|---------|
G|-7-8-7---| END RIFF 2
C|---------|

D|-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
C|-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
G|-----5------5------5------7--------7-8-7-|-----3------3------3------5----|
C|-0-------0------0------0-----0--0--------|-0-------0------0------0-------|

D|------------|
A|------------|
F|------------|
C|------------|
G|----7-8-7---|
C|-0----------|
 RIFF 2

D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------|
C|------------------------------------------|  Guitar 1 x1
G|-----5------5------5------5--------7-8-7--|  Guitar 2 x2
C|-0-------0------0------0-----0--0---------|

Guitar 1
D|---------------------|
A|---------------------|
F|---------------------|
C|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
C|-----------3---------|
             ^ 1 1/2
OUTRO
   Guitar 2
D|--------|----------------|
A|--------|----------------|
F|--------|----------------|
C|-0------|-5--------------|
G|-0------|-3------0-0-0-0-|  x7 'til Fade Out
C|-0------|--------0-0-0-0-|

   Guitar 1                                         ^1        ^1
D|--------|----------------|-----------|-------------------------------|
A|--------|----------------|-----------|------------13--------13-----\-|
F|--------|----------------|-----------|-------------------------------|
C|-0------|-5--------------|-----------|--------/12--------------------|
G|-0------|-3------0-0-0-0-|-----------|----19\------------------------|
C|-0------|--------0-0-0-0-|-----------|-------------------------------|

D|-------101361316101310--------1013161316101310----------1013161316131013-|
A|-101316---------------13101316----------------1313101316-----------------|
F|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                           ^1
D|-10--101310---------------------------------------|
A|---16------161316131013101010131010101010-----12--|
F|-----------------------------------------12-------|
C|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
C|--------------------------------------------------|
             ^1              ^1/2
D|-10--------------------------------|
A|---1310------------------------12--|
F|-------13--12---10--12--10-11------|
C|------------------12--12-----------|
G|-----------------------------------|
C|-----------------------------------|
                      ^1
D|--------------|--------------|-------------12--------1314------|
A|-----12-------|-----13-------|-----------10--11----12----13----|
F|--------------|--------------|-----------------1011--------12--|
C|--------------|--------------|---------------------------------|
G|--------------|--------------|---------------------------------|
C|--------------|--------------|---------------------------------|

D|-15----16----17----18----19---------|------------10----1310----13-|
A|---14----15----16----17----18-------|---13---------1310----1310---|
F|-----13----14----15----16----17-19--|-----------------------------|
C|------------------------------------|-----------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|-----------------------------|
C|------------------------------------|-----------------------------|
                                                                Fade Out
D|-10----1310----1210----1310----1310------------------------1310---------|
A|---1310----1310----1310----1310----1310----1310----1310--------1310-----|
F|---------------------------------------1210----1210----1210--------1210-|
C|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D|-----------|
A|-1310------|
F|-----1210--|
C|-----------|
G|-----------|      END
C|-----------|

Thank you! Enjoy!

            
            
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buddyhimself 41 May 20, 2005 08:00 PM

not competely right...but ok.

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Silenzo666 40 Aug 13, 2005 08:00 PM

shibby, keep up the good work

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MIKE MCGUIRE 10 Oct 14, 2005 02:16 PM

SEEMS PRETTY DAMN CLOSE TO ME

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