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Testament - "Afterlife"
From "The Formation of Damnation" Album
tuning - Eb Ab Db Gb Bb eb
tabbed by jjhand

Please rate this so others will check it out too. I spent a 
while getting the harmonized parts right so I hope you like it.


Main Riff, (played 2x)
e|------------------------|-------------------------|
B|------------------------|-------------------------|
G|----------4-------------|-------------------------|
D|----------4----5--4--4--|-4--4--4--5--5--4--4--5--|
A|-2--2--2--2----5--4--4--|-4--4--4--5--5--4--4--5--|
E|-0--0--0-------3--2--2--|-2--2--2--3--3--2--2--3--|
PM *  *  * 

e|-------------------------|----------------------|
B|-------------------------|----------------------|
G|----------4--4-----------|----------------------|
D|----------4--4--5--4--4--|-4--4--4--------------|
A|-2--2--2--2--2--5--4--4--|-4--4--4---2---1---2--|
E|-0--0--0--------3--2--2--|-2--2--2---3---2---3--|
PM *  *  * 


Verse 1, play 2x
e|---------------------|--------------------------|
B|---------------------|--------------------------|
G|---------------------|--------------------------|
D|---------------------|------------5--5--5-5-5---|
A|-6/7--7--7--6--6--6--|-6/7--7--7--5--5--5-5-5---|
E|------------7--7--7--|------------3--3--3-3-3---|
PM      *  *     *  *         *  *     *  * * *    

e|---------------------|--------------------------|
B|---------------------|--------------------------|
G|---------------------|--------------------------|
D|---------------------|--------5--5--5--5--5--5--|
A|-6/7--7--7--6--6--6--|-6/7--7-5--5--5--5--5--5--|
E|------------7--7--7--|--------3--3--3--3--3--3--|
PM      *  *     *  *         *    *  *  *  *  *    


Verse 1 part 2,

  two guitars (or harmonizer used):
e|---------------------|--------------------------|
B|---------------------|--------------------------|
G|---------------------|--------------------------|
D|-4/5--5--5-----------|-4/5--5--5--5--5--5-5-5---|
A|-6/7--7--7--6--6--6--|-5h7--7--7--5--5--5-5-5---|
E|------------7--7--7--|------------3--3--3-3-3---|
PM      *  *     *  *         *  *     *  * * *    

e|---------------------|----------------------------|
B|---------------------|----------------------------|
G|---------------------|----------------------------|
D|-4/5--5--5-----------|-9-----4--5--5-4h5p4--------|
A|-6/7--7--7--6--6--6--|-7--6--6--7--7-6h7p6--5--2--|
E|------------7--7--7--|----8-----------------7--3--|
PM      *  *     *  *    



Play Main Riff again (2x)



Chorus- play all 3x
e|-------------------------|--------------------------|
B|-------------------------|--------------------------|
G|-------------------------|--------------------------|
D|-2--------5-----4----2p0-|-2--------5-----3-----2p0-|
A|-2--------5-----4--------|-2--------5-----3---------|
E|-0--0--0--3--0--2--0-----|-0--0--0--3--0--1--0------|
PM    *  *     *     *          *  *     *     *    

e|-------------------------|----------------------------|
B|-------------------------|----------------------------|
G|-------------------------|----------------------------|
D|-2--------5-----4----2p0-|-2-----4--5--5-4h5p4--------|
A|-2--------5-----4--------|-2--6--6--7--7-6h7p6--5--2--|
E|-0--0--0--3--0--2--0-----|-0--8-----------------7--3--|
PM    *  *     *     *



Play Main Riff 1x



Verse 2 - play 2x with mostly PM notes
e|-------------------------|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|-------------------------|
G|----------4--4-----------|-------------------------|
D|----------4--4--5-----4--|-4--4--4--5--5--4--4--5--|
A|-2--2--2--2--2--5-----4--|-4--4--4--5--5--4--4--5--|
E|-0--0--0--------3-----2--|-2--2--2--3--3--2--2--3--|
PM *  *  * 

e|-------------------------|----------------------|
B|-------------------------|----------------------|
G|----------4--4-----------|----------------------|
D|----------4--4--5-----4--|-4--4--4--------------|
A|-2--2--2--2--2--5-----4--|-4--4--4---2---1---2--|
E|-0--0--0--------3-----2--|-2--2--2---3---2---3--|
PM *  *  * 


Verse Riff 2 second part:
e|-----------------------|------------------------|
B|-----------------------|------------------------|
G|----------4-----7---10-|-10-10-10-12----10--12--|
D|-----------------------|------------------------|
A|-2--2--2--2-----5----8-|-8--8--8--10----8---10--|
E|-0--0--0---------------|------------------------|
PM *  *  * 

e|-----------------------|------------------------|
B|-----------------------|------------------------|
G|-----------------------|----------12----10--12--|
D|----------4-----7------|-10-10-10---------------|
A|-2--2--2--2-----5------|-8--8--8--10----8---10--|
E|-0--0--0--------5------|-8--8--8----------------|
PM *  *  * 

e|-----------------------|-------------------------|
B|----------3-----7------|-9--9--9--11----9----11--|
G|----------4-----7------|-10-10-10-12----10---12--|
D|-----------------------|-------------------------|
A|-2--2--2---------------|-------------------------|
E|-0--0--0---------------|-------------------------|
PM *  *  * 

e|-----------------------|-------------------------|
B|-----------------------|-------------------------|
G|-----------4----7---10-|-(10)--------------------|
D|-----------4----7---10-|-(10)--------5---3---5---|
A|-----------2----5----8-|--(8)--------5---3---5---|
E|-0--0-0-0--2----5----8-|--(8)--------3---1---3---|
PM *  * * * 




Play Chorus again 2x, then play the last time as:
e|-------------------------|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|-------------------------|
D|-2--------5-----4----2p0-|-2--------5--2p0---------|
A|-2--------5-----4--------|-2--------5------2p0-----|
E|-0--0--0--3--0--2--0-----|-0--0--0--3----------3p0-|
PM    *  *     *     *          *  *              

e|-------------------------|----------------------------|
B|-------------------------|----------------------------|
G|-------------------------|----------------------------|
D|-2--------5-----4----2p0-|-2-----4--5--5-4h5p4--------|
A|-2--------5-----4--------|-2--6--6--7--7-6h7p6--5--2--|
E|-0--0--0--3--0--2--0-----|-0--8-----------------7--3--|
PM    *  *     *     *          *  *     *     *




Pre-Solo riff 1 (2:13)
e|----------|-----------|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|----------|-----------|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|----------|-----------|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-2--------|-----5PH~--|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-2--------|-/7--------|-5h7-----5h7-----5h7---------7p5-|---------------------------------|
E|-0--------|-----------|-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0-0-0-----|-0-0-0-0-7p5-0-0-5p3-0-0-3p1-0-0-|
                         PM open E string


play 2x, including ending on next line
e|------------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
B|------------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
G|-9----------------------|-9---------------------|-9----------------------|
D|-9-----------8----------|-9-----------5----5----|-9-----------8----------|
A|-7-----------8----------|-7-----------5----5----|-7-----------8----------|
E|-----0-0-0-0-6----------|-----0-0-0-0-3----3----|-----0-0-0-0-6----------|
PM open E string


ending
e|-------------------------------|        
B|-------------------------------|        
G|-9\7---------------------------|        
D|-9\7---------------------------|        
A|-7\5---------------------------|        
E|-------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|  



Solo 1 - Lead
e|---------------------|---------------------------|-12--12h13--12--12-13p12-15p12-16p12-15p12-|
B|-15b17~----15b17~----|-15b17~--15p12-15~---12h15-|---12-----15--15---------------------------|
G|---------------------|---------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------|---------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
 |
 | Rhythm (all PM, except ^ accented notes)
e|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
D|---^-------------------------|---^-------------------------|---^-------------------------|
A|-5h7---------^---------------|-5h7---------^---------------|-5h7-------------------------|
E|-----0-0-0-0-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-----0-0-0-0-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-----0-0-0-0-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|


  Lead
e|-13-12--12--------------------|------------------|-----------------------------------------|
B|------15--15-12---------------|---12-------------|-----------------------------------------|
G|---------------14-12----------|---12-------------|-----------------------------------------|
D|--------------------14-14~~---|----------14~~----|---14-19p14-20p14-19p14-14\12------------|
A|------------------------------|------------------|-14--------------------------14-10h12~~--|
E|------------------------------|------------------|-----------------------------------------|
 |
 | Rhythm
e|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
D|---^-------------------------|---^-------------------------|---^-------------------------|
A|-5h7---------^---^-----------|-5h7---------^---------------|-5h7---------^---------------|
E|-----0-0-0-0-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-----0-0-0-0-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-----0-0-0-0-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|



e|---------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|----------12-----12h14-----14h15-12h14~----|
D|---------------------------------|-14-----14--12h14-----12h14----------------|
A|-(12~)--10h12~-10h12h13-10h12~---|---12h14-----------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
 |
 | Rhythm
e|---------------------------------|-----------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|-----------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|-----------------------------|
D|----^----------------------------|---^-------------------------|
A|--5h7-----------^----------------|-5h7---------^---^-----------|
E|-------0-0-0-0--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--|-----0-0-0-0-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|



Harmonized solo (can be played with harmonizer effect or second lead guitar)
e|-----------------------------|-------------------------|-10---14---10---------------|
B|---11-10h11p10-8-10-12-10~---|-11-10h11p10-8-10-12-13--|-12---12---12-13---12---13--|
G|---12-11h12p11-9-11-12-11~---|-12-11h12p11-9-11-12-14--|--------------14---12---14--|
D|-----------------------------|-------------------------|----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|-------------------------|----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|-------------------------|----------------------------|
 |
 |  Rhythm
e|-----------------------------|-------------------------|----------------------------|
B|--^--------------------------|-^-----------------------|-^--------------------------|
G|--9-----9--9---^-------------|-9----9--9---^-----------|-9-----9--9---^-------------|
D|--9-----9--9---8-----8--8----|-9----9--9---5--5--5--5--|-9-----9--9---8-----8--8----|
A|--7-----7--7---8-----8--8----|-7----7--7---5--5--5--5--|-7-----7--7---8-----8--8----|
E|--7-----7--7---6-----6--6----|-7----7--7---3--3--3--3--|-7-----7--7---6-----6--6----|



e|------15---15---15~----------|-19-17-15----15----------|-19-17-15-17-15----15------------|
B|-15---17---17---17~----------|-20-19-17-19-17-19-17-15-|-20-19-17-19-17-19-17-19-17-15~--|
G|-16--------------------------|----------19----19-18-16-|----------------19----19-18-16~--|
D|-----------------------------|-------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|-------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|-------------------------|-triplets (slightly faster)------|
 |
 |  Rhythm
e|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|-------------------------|
B|-^---------------------------|--^--------------------------|-^-----------------------|
G|-9---------------------------|--9-----9--9---^-------------|-9----9--9---^-----------|
D|-9----5--5--5--5--5--5--5----|--9-----9--9---8-----8--8----|-9----9--9---5--5--5--5--|
A|-7----5--5--5--5--5--5--5----|--7-----7--7---8-----8--8----|-7----7--7---5--5--5--5--|
E|-7----3--3--3--3--3--3--3----|--7-----7--7---6-----6--6----|-7----7--7---3--3--3--3--|



e|-------------------------------------------------------|------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------|-15b17------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------12h15p12-|------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------12h14-12h14---------|------------------------|
A|------------------12h13h14-12h13h14--------------------|------------------------|
E|-12h14h15-12h14h15-------------------------------------|------------------------|
 |
 |  Rhythm
e|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--^----------------------------------|-^------------------------------|
G|--9-----9--9-----------^-------------|-9------------------------------|
D|--9-----9--9-----------8-----8--8----|-9--------5--6--6-5h6p5---------|
A|--7-----7--7-----------8-----8--8----|-7-----6--6--7--7-6h7p6--5--2---|
E|--7-----7--7-----------6-----6--6----|-7-----8-----------------7--3---|



Break before Last Verse:
  w/ wah
e|-12\10-10/12-12\10-10/12-|-12/15-15-14-14-12-12-10-|-10/12-12\10-10/12-12---|
B|-12\10-10/12-12\10-10/12-|-12/15-15-14-14-12-12-10-|-10/12-12\10-10/12-12---|
G|-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------|
D|-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------|
A|-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------|
E|-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------|
   * rhythm plays Eb power chord                       


e|-7p0-7p0-7p0-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
B|-------------12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|
 |
 |Rhythm
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|------------------------------|
A|--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--|
E|--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--|
   PM ************************





Play Verse 1 Riff, then:
  two guitars (or harmonizer used):
e|---------------------|--------------------------|
B|---------------------|--------------------------|
G|---------------------|--------------------------|
D|-4/5--5--5-----------|-4/5--5--5--5--5--5-5-5---|
A|-6/7--7--7--6--6--6--|-5h7--7--7--5--5--5-5-5---|
E|------------7--7--7--|------------3--3--3-3-3---|
PM      *  *     *  *         *  *     *  * * *    

e|---------------------|--------------------|
B|---------------------|--------------------|
G|---------------------|-9\2----gradual-----| one guitar plays chord,
D|-4/5--5--5-----------|-9\2----slide-------| other guitar slides off
A|-6/7--7--7--6--6--6--|-7------------------| top 2 notes
E|------------7--7--7--|--------------------|
PM      *  *     *  *    


Play Verse Riff 2 second part

Play Chorus through unitl harmonized part is played slowly, then play ending:

Ending
e|------------------------------|------------------------------|----------|
B|------------------------------|------------------------------|----------|
G|------------------------------|------------------------------|----------|
D|-2----------------------------|-(2)--------------------2-2-2-|-2--------|
A|-2----------------------------|-(2)--------------------2-2-2-|-2--------|
E|-0----------------------------|-(0)--------------------0-0-0-|-0--------|


Key
| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| +   harmonic
| x   mute note
| PM  palm mute
| ()  hold note
| ^   accent these notes

            
            
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oxymoronicman 60 Feb 04, 2010 04:11 PM

finally someone put a tab up! thank you and btw, this tab kicks ass.

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jbswreckfest 10 Mar 27, 2010 05:25 PM

Sick song and awsome tab. Thanks for making it.

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MACHINEDETH 404 Aug 14, 2015 08:25 AM

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