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Hello all ye faithful rock'n'rollers/stoners/doom heads and metal freaks.
Once again I've chosen to tab a tune from the Withcraft songbook! The  wonderful band from Sweden.
It's one of the heavier ones!

Wooden Cross (I Can't Wake the Dead)
Witchcraft
Firewood (2005)
Words and music: Magnus Pelander

Interpretered by Mads Yde aka. Ridder Lugtepik

(Please note that the lyrics aren't where they exactly are sung)

Here it goes:

Main riff/verse 1:
Both guitars
E----------|---------|-------------|----------------|
B----------|---------|-------------|----------------|
G----------|---------|-------------|----------------|
D-9---12---|-5---4---|-------------|----------------|
A-9---12---|-5---4---|-------------|-10-9-10--9-7-9-|
E-7---10---|-3---2---|-7-5-7--9-10-|----------------|
1 Give me a wooden cross!
2 Don't let him wait to long

E---------|---------|-------------|---------------|
B---------|---------|-------------|---------------|
G---------|---------|-------------|---------------|
D-9---4---|-5---7---|-------------|---------------|
A-9---4---|-5---7---|-------------|-------3/5-4---|
E-7---2---|-3---5---|-3-2-3--3-2--|-3-2-0---------|
1 Someone is waiting to be crucified!
2 His weakened powers will go strong!


Riff 2:
Both guitars
E------------|--------|-------------|
B------------|--------|-------------|
G-2-2-2-2-2--|-3-3--3-|-2-2-2-2-2---|
D-2-2-2-2-2--|-3-3--3-|-2-2-2-2-2---|
A-0-0-0-0-0--|-1-1--1-|-0-0-0-0-0---|
E------------|--------|-------------|


Verse 2:
Both guitars
E----------|---------|-------------|----------------|
B----------|---------|-------------|----------------|
G----------|---------|-------------|----------------|
D-9---12---|-5---4---|-------------|----------------|
A-9---12---|-5---4---|-------------|-10-9-10--9-7-9-|
E-7---10---|-3---2---|-7-5-7--9-10-|----------------|
  I cannot wake the living dead!

E---------|---------|-------------|---------------|
B---------|---------|-------------|---------------|
G---------|---------|-------------|---------------|
D-9---4---|-5---7---|-------------|---------------|
A-9---4---|-5---7---|-------------|-------3/5-4---|
E-7---2---|-3---5---|-3-2-3--3-2--|-3-2-0---------|
  Since they are already alive!


Verse 2/Bridge:
Both guitars
E----------|---------|---------|---------|---------|-------------|
B----------|---------|---------|---------|---------|-------------|
G----------|---------|---------|---------|---------|-------------|
D-9---12---|-5---4---|-9---4---|-5---7---|-4---5---|-7---10------|
A-9---12---|-5---4---|-9---4---|-5---7---|-4---5---|-7---10------|
E-7---10---|-3---2---|-7---2---|-3---5---|-2---3---|-5---8-------|
  They're standing next to me!   Witness the beauty and the tragedy!

E----------|---------|---------|---------|---------|----------|---------|
B----------|---------|---------|---------|---------|----------|---------|
G----------|---------|---------|---------|---------|----------|---------|
D-9--------|---------|-4-------|-7---4---|-9----9--|-12---9---|-9tr10---|
A-9--------|---------|-4-------|-7---4---|-9----9--|-12---9---|---------|
E-7--------|---------|-2-------|-5---2---|-7----7--|-10---7---|---------|
  (two bars)                                                   (two bars)

E----------|-----------|--------|----------|---------|----------|---------|
B----------|-----------|--- ----|----------|---------|----------|---------|
G-9----12--|-11--------|--------|----------|---------|----------|---------|
D-9----12--|-11---12---|-9------|----------|-9----9--|-12---9---|-9tr10---|
A-7----10--|-9----12---|-9------|----------|-9----9--|-12---9---|---------|
E----------|------10---|-7------|----------|-7----7--|-10---7---|---------|
                                                                (two bars)

E----------|-----------|--------|----------|
B----------|-----------|--- ----|----------|
G-9----12--|-11--------|--------|----------|
D-9----12--|-11---12---|-9------|----------|
A-7----10--|-9----12---|-9------|----------|
E----------|------10---|-7------|----------|
  

Riff 4:
Both guitars
E-----------------------|
B-----------------------|
G-----------------------|
D-----------------------|
A-2--0--2-0-2-0-2-3/5-4-|
E-----------------------|
two times without vocals, then 4x with vocals
 Look at the ones grinning wide sittin' in the government
 So selfassured we all know the power is in the wrong man's hands


Backing for solo 1:
Guitar 2
E-----------------------|----------------------------|
B-----------------------|----------------------------|
G-4----4----11-11-9--7--|-4----4---------------------|
D-4----4----11-11-9--7--|-4----4----4-2-----2--------|
A-2--0-2--0-9--9--7--5--|-2--0-2--0-----5-4---5-4-2--|
E-----------------------|----------------------------|
  Meanwhile guitar 1 plays a solo in Bm pentaton

Riff 4:
Both guitars
E-----------------------|
B-----------------------|
G-----------------------|
D-----------------------|
A-2--0--2-0-2-0-2-3/5-4-|
E-----------------------|

 They have plans for all mankind they'll rot now one by one
 They'll freeze and they will bleed there is no chosen one, oh yeah


Backing for solo 2:
Guitar 2
E-----------------------|----------------------------|
B-----------------------|----------------------------|
G-4----4----11-11-9--7--|-4----4---------------------|
D-4----4----11-11-9--7--|-4----4----4-2-----2--------|
A-2--0-2--0-9--9--7--5--|-2--0-2--0-----5-4---5-4-2--|
E-----------------------|----------------------------|
Meanwhile guitar 1 plays a solo in Bm pentaton

Interlude after solo 2:
Guitar 1
E---------|---------|
B---------|---------|
G-12------|-11------|
D---------|---------|
A---------|---------|
E---------|---------|

Guitar 2:
E---------|---------|
B---------|---------|
G---------|---------|
D-5-------|-4-------|
A-5-------|-4-------|
E-3-------|-2-------|
  

Verse 3:
Both guitars:
Both guitars
E----------|---------|-------------|----------------|
B----------|---------|-------------|----------------|
G----------|---------|-------------|----------------|
D-9---12---|-5---4---|-------------|----------------|
A-9---12---|-5---4---|-------------|-10-9-10--9-7-9-|
E-7---10---|-3---2---|-7-5-7--9-10-|----------------|
  I cannot wake the dead!

E---------|---------|-------------|---------------|
B---------|---------|-------------|---------------|
G---------|---------|-------------|---------------|
D-9---4---|-5---7---|-------------|---------------|
A-9---4---|-5---7---|-------------|-------3/5-4---|
E-7---2---|-3---5---|-3-2-3--3-2--|-3-2-0---------|
  Since they're already alive!

Both guitars
E----------|---------|---------|----------|-------|---------|
B----------|---------|---------|----------|-------|---------|
G----------|---------|---------|----------|-------|---------|
D-9---12---|-5---4---|-9---4---|-5---7----|-4---5-|-7---4---|
A-9---12---|-5---4---|-9---4---|-5---7----|-4---5-|-7---4---|
E-7---10---|-3---2---|-7---2---|-3---5----|-2---3-|-5---2---|
 Dancing skeletons scream Apostles of Lucifer's dream! (oh)


Riff 5:
Guitar 1
E---------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|
G-9h11p9-7h9p7-6h7p6-4h6p4-2h4p2--|
D---------------------------------|
A---------------------------------|
E---------------------------------|

Guitar 2
E---------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|
G---------------------------------|
D------------------------------7--|
A------------------------------7--|
E------------------------------5--|


Outro riff/3rd solo:
Guitar 1               sort of harmony guitar plays
E------------                E------------------|
B------------                B------------------|
G------------                G-/11-9--12-11-----|
D------------                D------------------|
A-2-2-5-4-0h2                A------------------|
E------------                E------------------|

When the harmony part is played guitar 2 plays a solo in Bm pentaton

Song structure:
Main riff/verse x1
Riff 2 x1
Verse 2 x1
Bridge x1
Riff 4 x6
Backing for solo 1 x2
Riff 4 x4
Backing for solo 2 x2
Interlude x2
Verse 3 x1
Riff 5 x2
Riff 5 played along with outro riff x2
Outro riff played along with harmony x4
Outro riff with solo repeated until fade

I hope you find it useful and you enjoy it!

Tabbed by Mads Yde aka. Ridder Lugtepik

            
            
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