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A Doomed Lover    My Dying Bride



M Y   D Y I N G   B R I D E   -   A   D O O M E D   L O V E R



                        SONGS OF DARKNESS, WORDS OF LIGHT
                          (c) Peaceville Records - 2004



                                Tune Down  1/2 Step
                                 Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb

                                   Tempo = 90 BPM
                                Time Signature = 4/4



                          -----------------------------
                                  Transcribed by

                                  PADDY MCMULLAN
                            stinkypoohpants@yahoo.co.uk

                                   Version 1.0

                             -----------------------

                             Tablature Symbols Used:


 p         -  Pull-Off
 h         -  Hammer-On
 \\         -  Slide Down to/Down From
 /         -  Slide Up To/Up From
 ( / )     -  Legato Slide
 ( )       -  Ghost Note/Tied Note/Implied Note
 REST      -  Rest and sustain rest for duration of blank space
 |__3__|   -  Triplet notes
 \\___/     -  Whammy Bar - Dip and return (Depth indicated above tab)
 |\\____    -  Whammy Bar - Dive and hold (Depth indicated above tab)



================================================================================
Intro 1.1: Guitars 1 and 2 with heavy distortion (Play once)
================================================================================


//          Fade in           \\\\
||---------------|--------------|--------------|
||---------------|--------------|--------------|
||---------------|--------------|--------------|
||--4------------|--(4)---------|--(4)---------|
||--2------------|--(2)---------|--(2)---------|
||--0------------|--(0)---------|--(0)---------|


|----------------------|---------------|----------------------|
|----------------------|---------------|----------------------|
|----------------------|---------------|----------------------|
|--(4)--------4--------|--4------------|--(4)--------4--------|
|--(2)--------2--------|--2------------|--(2)--------2--------|
|--(0)--------2--------|--0------------|--(0)--------2--------|


|-----------|--------------|--------------|--------------||
|-----------|--------------|--------------|--------------||
|-----------|--------------|--------------|--------------||
|--4--------|--(4)---------|--(4)---------|--(4)---------||
|--2--------|--(2)---------|--(2)---------|--(2)---------||
|--3--------|--(3)---------|--(3)---------|--(3)---------||



================================================================================
Intro 1.2a: Guitar 1 (Play once)
================================================================================


||-------------------|----------------------|-------------------|
||-------------------|----------------------|-------------------|
||-------------------|----------------------|-------------------|
||--4----------------|--(4)--------4--------|--4----------------|
||--2----------------|--(2)--------2--------|--2----------------|
||--0----------------|--(0)--------2--------|--0----------------|


|----------------------|----------|---------|---------|---------|
|----------------------|----------|---------|---------|---------|
|----------------------|----------|---------|---------|---------|
|--(4)--------4--------|--4-------|--(4)----|--(4)----|--(4)----|
|--(2)--------2--------|----------|---------|---------|---------|
|--(0)--------2--------|----------|---------|---------|---------|



================================================================================
Intro 1.2b: Guitar 2 (Play once)
================================================================================


||-------------|----------------------|-------------|
||-------------|----------------------|-------------|
||-------------|----------------------|-------------|
||--4----------|--(4)--------4--------|--4----------|
||--2----------|--(2)--------2--------|--2----------|
||--0----------|--(0)--------2--------|--0----------|


|----------------------|-------------|-----------------------|
|----------------------|-------------|-----------------------|
|----------------------|-------------|-----------------------|
|--(4)--------4--------|--4----------|--(4)---------(4)(4)---|
|--(2)--------2--------|--2----------|--(2)---------(2)(2)---|
|--(0)--------2--------|--3----------|--(3)----------3--3----|


|---------------|----------------------||
|---------------|----------------------||
|---------------|----------------------||
|--(4)----------|---(4)(4)--(4)--(4)---||
|--(2)----------|---(2)(2)--(2)--(2)---||
|--(3)----------|----3--3----2b3--2----||



================================================================================
Riff 1: Guitars 1 and 2 (Play twice)
================================================================================


||-------------|----------------------|---------------|
||-------------|----------------------|---------------|
||-------------|----------------------|---------------|
||--4----------|--(4)--------4--------|--4------------|
||--2----------|--(2)--------2--------|--2------------|
||--0----------|--(0)--------2--------|--0------------|


|----------------------|---------------|----------------------|
|----------------------|---------------|----------------------|
|----------------------|---------------|----------------------|
|--(4)--------4--------|--4------------|--(4)--------4--------|
|--(2)--------2--------|--2------------|--(2)--------2--------|
|--(0)--------2--------|--3------------|--(3)--------2--------|


|-------------------|---------------------| |
|-------------------|---------------------| |
|-------------------|---------------------|*|
|--4----------------|--(4)----------------|*|
|--2----------------|--(2)----------------| |
|--3----------------|--(3)----------------| |



================================================================================
Riff 2: Guitars 1 and 2 (Play 3 times)
================================================================================


||---------------|------------------------|---------------|
||---------------|------------------------|---------------|
||--4------------|--(4)-------------------|--4------------|
||--4------------|--(4)-------------------|--4------------|
||--2------------|--(2)-------------------|--2------------|
||--2------------|--(2)--------3----2--3--|--2------------|


|------------------------|---------------|--------------|
|------------------------|---------------|--------------|
|--(4)-------------------|---------------|--------------|
|--(4)-------------------|--6------------|--(6)---------|
|--(2)-------------------|-(6)-----------|--(6)---------|
|--(2)--------3----2--3--|--4------------|--(4)---------|


|---------------|------------------| |
|---------------|------------------| |
|---------------|------------------|*|
|--6------------|--(6)-------------|*|
|--6------------|--(6)-------------| |
|--4------------|--(4)-------------| |



In bar 5, the first time it is played guitar 2 only plays the ghost note.
In bar 6, all notes become ghost notes after the first play.



================================================================================
Guitars 1 and 2 play riff 1 twice, with the variations outlined below
================================================================================


*First time*

||---------------|----------------------|---------------|
||---------------|----------------------|---------------|
||---------------|----------------------|---------------|
||--4------------|--(4)--------4--------|--4------------|
||--2------------|--(2)--------2--------|--2------------|
||--0------------|--(0)--------2--------|--0------------|


|----------------------|-----------|--------|--------|--------||
|----------------------|-----------|--------|--------|--------||
|----------------------|-----------|--------|--------|--------||
|--(4)--------4--------|--4--------|--(4)---|--(4)---|--(4)---||
|--(2)--------2--------|--2--------|--(2)---|--(2)---|--(2)---||
|--(0)--------2--------|--3--------|--(3)---|--(3)---|--(3)---||


*Second time*


||-----------|----------------------|------------|----------------------|
||-----------|----------------------|------------|----------------------|
||-----------|----------------------|------------|----------------------|
||--4--------|--(4)--------4--------|--4---------|--(4)--------4--------|
||--2--------|--(2)--------2--------|--2---------|--(2)--------2--------|
||--0--------|--(0)--------2--------|--0---------|--(0)--------2--------|


|---------------|----------------------|-------------------|
|---------------|----------------------|-------------------|
|---------------|----------------------|-------------------|
|--4------------|--(4)--------4--------|--4----------------|
|--2------------|--(2)--------2--------|--2----------------|
|--3------------|--(3)--------2--------|--3----------------|


|---------------------||
|---------------------||
|---------------------||
|---------------------||
|-----------2---------||
|--3---------------3--||



The following is a guitar tanscription of the piano, which enters on bar 5:


||--------------19----------|--------------------------|
||--19----20----------20----|--------------------------|
||--------------------------|--17----16----------------|
||--------------------------|--------------16----17----|
||--------------------------|--------------------------|
||--------------------------|--------------------------|


|------------------------|----------------------|-------------------||
|------------------------|----------------------|-------------------||
|------------------------|----------------------|-------------------||
|-------------9----------|----------------------|-------------------||
|--9----10---------10----|----------------------|-------------------||
|------------------------|--8----7--------3--2--|--0----------------||



================================================================================
Riff 3: Guitars 1 and 2 (Play once through, while guitar 3 plays lead riff 1)
================================================================================


||-------------|-------------|--------------|
||-------------|-------------|--------------|
||--5----------|--(5)--------|--(5)---------|
||--5----------|--(5)--------|--(5)---------|
||--3----------|--(3)--------|--(3)---------|
||--3----------|--(3)--------|--(3)---------|


|-----------------------|-------------|-------------|
|-----------------------|-------------|-------------|
|--(5)--------5----5----|--6----------|--(6)--------|
|--(5)--------5----5----|--6----------|--(6)--------|
|--(3)--------3----3----|--4----------|--(4)--------|
|--(3)--------3----3----|--4----------|--(4)--------|


|----------------------|--------------------------|-------------|
|----------------------|--------------------------|-------------|
|--(6)--------------6--|--6--9--9--9--9--8--8--5--|--5----------|
|--(6)--------------6--|--6--9--9--9--9--8--8--5--|--5----------|
|--(4)--------------4--|--4--7--7--7--7--6--6--3--|--3----------|
|--(4)--------------4--|--4--7--7--7--7--6--6--3--|--3----------|


|------------|-------------|-----------------------|
|------------|-------------|-----------------------|
|--(5)-------|--(5)--------|--(5)--------5----5----|
|--(5)-------|--(5)--------|--(5)--------5----5----|
|--(3)-------|--(3)--------|--(3)--------3----3----|
|--(3)-------|--(3)--------|--(3)--------3----3----|


|-----------|------------|------------|
|-----------|------------|------------|
|--6--------|--(6)-------|--(6)-------|
|--6--------|--(6)-------|--(6)-------|
|--4--------|--(4)-------|--(4)-------|
|--4--------|--(4)-------|--(4)-------|


|------------|----------|---------------|
|------------|----------|---------------|
|--(6)-------|--5-------|--(5)----------|
|--(6)-------|--5-------|--(5)----------|
|--(4)-------|--3-------|--(3)----------|
|--(4)-------|--3-------|--(3)----------|


|-------------|-------------------------|-----------|
|-------------|-------------------------|-----------|
|--(5)--------|--(5)--------5--5--5--5--|--6--------|
|--(5)--------|--(5)--------5--5--5--5--|--6--------|
|--(3)--------|--(3)--------3--3--3--3--|--4--------|
|--(3)--------|--(3)--------3--3--3--3--|--4--------|


|-------------|-----------|-------------------------|
|-------------|-----------|-------------------------|
|--(6)--------|--(6)------|--(6)--------5--6--6--5--|
|--(6)--------|--(6)------|--(6)--------5--6--6--5--|
|--(4)--------|--(4)------|--(4)--------3--4--4--3--|
|--(4)--------|--(4)------|--(4)--------3--4--4--3--|


|-------------|------------|--------------|
|-------------|------------|--------------|
|--5----------|--(5)-------|--(5)---------|
|--5----------|--(5)-------|--(5)---------|
|--3----------|--(3)-------|--(3)---------|
|--3----------|--(3)-------|--(3)---------|


|-----------------------|-------------|--------------|
|-----------------------|-------------|--------------|
|--(5)--------5----5----|--6----------|--(6)---------|
|--(5)--------5----5----|--6----------|--(6)---------|
|--(3)--------3----3----|--4----------|--(4)---------|
|--(3)--------3----3----|--4----------|--(4)---------|


|------------|-----------------------|--------------|
|------------|-----------------------|--------------|
|--(6)-------|--(6)------------------|--------------|
|--(6)-------|--(6)------------------|--------------|
|--(4)-------|--(4)------------4--3--|--3-----------|
|--(4)-------|--(4)------------------|--------------|


|--------------|------------------|------------------||
|--------------|------------------|------------------||
|--------------|------------------|------------------||
|--------------|------------------|------------------||
|--(3)---------|--(3)-------------|--(3)-------------||
|--------------|------------------|------------------||



================================================================================
Lead Riff 1: Guitar 3 with heavy distortion (Play once through)
================================================================================


                                                 |___3___|
||------------------------|-------------------------------------|
||------------------------|-------------------------------------|
||------------------------|-------------------------------------|
||-/17------------17h 18--|--17------15--17--18--17h18p(17\\15)--|
||------------------------|-------------------------------------|
||------------------------|-------------------------------------|

           |___3___|          |___3___|
|---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|--17------17h18p(17\\15)------15h17p(15\\| 14)h 15--14h 15--(15/18)-17--(17\\ 5)-|
|---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|


|--------------------|----------------------|--------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|--------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|--------------------|
|--6-----------------|-------------------6--|--6--------------6--|
|-----------8--------|--(8)-----------------|--------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|--------------------|


|------------------------------|--------------------|
|------------------------------|--------------------|
|------------------------------|--------------------|
|--(6/ 9)--9--9--9--8--(8\\ 6)--|--17h               |
|------------------------------|--------------------|
|------------------------------|--------------------|

                     |___3___|                   |___3___|          |___3___|
|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|    18p 17h 18p 17--17h18p(17\\15)----|--17------17h18p(17\\15)------15h17p(15\\|
|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|


|------------------------------------|---------------|----------------------|
|------------------------------------|---------------|----------------------|
|------------------------------------|---------------|-------------6--------|
|  14)h 15--14h 15--14--15--(14\\ 5)--|--6------------|--(6)-----------------|
|------------------------------------|---------------|----------------------|
|------------------------------------|---------------|----------------------|


|--------------------|---------------------|--------------------|
|--------------------|---------------------|--------------------|
|--------------------|---------------------|--------------------|
|--6-----------------|---------------------|-/17----------------|
|-----------8--------|--(8)----------------|--------------------|
|--------------------|---------------------|--------------------|

                       |___3___|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|----------15--------------|
|--(17)--------17--18--17h18p(17\\15)--|--17------------17----18--|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------|


|---------------------------|---------------|--------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------|--------------------------|
|----------15---------------|---------------|--------------------------|
|----17----------(17\\   5)--|--6------------|--(6)--------(6\\ 5)----5--|
|---------------------------|---------------|--------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------|--------------------------|


|------------------------|----------------------|--------------------|
|------------------------|----------------------|--------------------|
|------------------------|----------------------|--------------------|
|--(5/ 6)------6------8--|----6----5----6----5--|-/17----------------|
|------------------------|----------------------|--------------------|
|------------------------|----------------------|--------------------|

                       |___3___|                 |___3___|          |___3___|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|--(17)--------17--18--17h18p(17\\15)--|--17------17h18p(17\\15)------15h17p15-|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|


|---------------------------------------|------------------|-------------------|
|---------------------------------------|------------------|-------------------|
|---------------------------------------|----------6-------|--(6)--------------|
|--15h 17--(17/ 18)--(18\\ 17)--(17\\ 6)--|--6---------------|------------6------|
|---------------------------------------|------------------|-------------------|
|---------------------------------------|------------------|-------------------|

                                 1/2                   2 (Gradual)
                                \\___/                  |\\_______
|---------------------|--------------------|--------------------|
|---------------------|--------------------|--------------------|
|--6------------------|--------------------|--------------------|
|-----------6---------|-----------*--------|--------------------|
|------------------8--|--8--------8--------|--7--------7--------|
|---------------------|--------------------|--------------------|

____________________________________________
--------------|--------------|--------------||
--------------|--------------|--------------||
--------------|--------------|--------------||
--------------|--------------|--------------||
--(7)---------|--(7)---------|--(7)---------||
--------------|--------------|--------------||



================================================================================
Riff 4: Guitars 1 and 2 (Play 10 times) [Tempo = 110 BPM]
================================================================================


||--------------------------|--------------------------|
||--------------------------|--------------------------|
||--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|--5--5--5--5--------------|
||--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|--5--5--5--5--6--6--6--6--|
||--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|--3--3--3--3--6--6--6--6--|
||--------------------------|--------------4--4--4--4--|


|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|--5--5--5--5--3--3--3--3--|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|
|--5--5--5--5--3--3--3--3--|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|
|--3--3--3--3--1--1--1--1--|--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--|


|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------8--8--|
|--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--|--6--6--6--6--5--5--8--8--|
|--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--|--6--6--6--6--5--5--6--6--|
|--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--|--4--4--4--4--3--3--------|


|--------------------------|--------------------------| |
|--------------------------|--------------------------| |
|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|*|
|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|*|
|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--| |
|--------------------------|--------------------------| |



At alternate intervals the 4th bar is doubled in length, making the overall riff
9 bars long, rather than 8.

Hold the following chord after playing the riff 10 times:


|----------|
|----------|
|--5-------|
|--5-------|
|--3-------|
|----------|



================================================================================
Lead Riff 2.1: Guitar 3 (Play 10 times)
================================================================================


||---------------|----------------------|--------------------|
||---------------|----------------------|--------------------|
||--5------------|--(5)--------7--------|--4--------5--------|
||---------------|----------------------|--------------------|
||---------------|----------------------|--------------------|
||---------------|----------------------|--------------------|


|--------------|--------------|----------------------|
|--------------|--------------|----------------------|
|--(5)---------|--(5)---------|--(5)--------7--------|
|--------------|--------------|----------------------|
|--------------|--------------|----------------------|
|--------------|--------------|----------------------|

                                     *Additional bar*
|--------------------|--------------| |--------------| |
|--------------------|--------------| |--------------| |
|--4--------5--------|--(5)---------|*|--(5)---------|*|
|--------------------|--------------|*|--------------|*|
|--------------------|--------------| |--------------| |
|--------------------|--------------| |--------------| |



Play the first 8 bars, and then play them again with the additional bar, and
repeat this pattern each time the part is played.



================================================================================
Lead Riff 2.2: Guitar 4 with heavy distortion (Play 9 times)
================================================================================


|------------------------|--------------------------|
|------------------------|--------------------------|
|--5--4---------------4--|--5--4--5--4--7--4--5--4--|
|--------6--5------6-----|--------------------------|
|------------------------|--------------------------|
|------------------------|--------------------------|


|------------------------|--------------------------|
|------------------------|--------------------------|
|--5--4---------------4--|--5--4--5--4--7--4--5--4--|
|--------6--5------6-----|--------------------------|
|------------------------|--------------------------|
|------------------------|--------------------------|


|--------------------------|------------------------|
|--------------------------|------------------------|
|--5--4--5--4--5--7--5--7--|--5--4---------------4--|
|--------------------------|--------6--5------6-----|
|--------------------------|------------------------|
|--------------------------|------------------------|


|--------------------------|------------------------| |
|--------------------------|------------------------| |
|--5--4--5--4--7--4--5--4--|--5--4---------------4--|*|
|--------------------------|--------6--5------6-----|*|
|--------------------------|------------------------| |
|--------------------------|------------------------| |

*Additional bar*
|--------------------------| |
|--------------------------| |
|--5--4--5--4--5--4--5--4--|*|
|--------------------------|*|
|--------------------------| |
|--------------------------| |



This part enters on the second repeat of riff 4.  Play the first 8 bars, then
play them again with the additional bar added to the end to make 9 bars, and
alternate between these patterns until the song ends.



================================================================================
Lead Riff 2.3: Guitar 5 with heavy distoriton (Play 8 times)
================================================================================


*Enter on the second repeat of riff 4*

||---------------|-----------------------|--------------------|
||---------------|-----------------------|--------------------|
||---------------|-----------------------|--------------------|
||--5------------|--(5)--------5h 6------|--5--------3--------|
||---------------|-----------------------|--------------------|
||---------------|-----------------------|--------------------|


|-------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|--(3)--------|--(3)--------3--6------|--(6)--------6--8------|
|-------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|


|---------------|----------------------|--------------------|
|---------------|----------------------|--------------------|
|---------------|----------------------|--------------------|
|--5------------|--(5)--------------8--|--10----------------|
|---------------|----------------------|--------------------|
|---------------|----------------------|--------------------|


|----------------------------|----------------------|--------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------|--------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------|--------------|
|--(10)------10--12------13--|--12--------10--------|--(10)--------|
|----------------------------|----------------------|--------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------|--------------|


|--------------------------|------------------------|----------------------|
|--------------------------|------------------------|----------------------|
|--------------------------|------------------------|----------------------|
|--(10)------10--13--------|--(13)--------------13--|--15--------10--------|
|--------------------------|------------------------|----------------------|
|--------------------------|------------------------|----------------------|


|------------------| |
|------------------| |
|------------------|*|
|--(10)------------|*|
|------------------| |
|------------------| |



================================================================================
End
================================================================================


Tab summary:        Intro 1.1 X 1
                    Intro 1.2a + Intro 1.2b X 1
                    Riff 1 X 2
                    Riff 2 X 3
                    Riff 1 X 2 (With Variations)
                    Riff 3 + Lead Riff 1 X 1
                    Riff 4 X 10 + Lead Riff 2.1 X 10, 2.2 X 9, 2.3 X 8

                    END



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