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Black Heart Romance  My Dying Bride

M Y D Y I N G B R I D E - B L A C K H E A R T R O M A N C E
THE DREADFUL HOURS
(c) Peaceville Records - 2001
Tune Down 1 & 1/2 Steps
[C#] [F#] [B] [E] [G#] [C#] 
Tempo = 65 BPM
Time Signature = 6/4
 
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Transcribed by
PADDY MCMULLAN
stinkypoohpants@yahoo.co.uk
Version 1.0
 
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Tablature Symbols Used:
P.M.. ... - Palm Mute
p - Pull-Off
h - Hammer-On
\ - Slide Down to/Down From
/ - Slide Up To/Up From
H - Harmonic/Natural Harmonic (Affected notes are enclosed in < >)
( ) - Ghost Note/Tied Note/Implied Note
1/2/3/4 - Suggested Fingering (1 = first finger, 4 = little finger, etc.)
% - Whammy Bar (Articulation is indicated above tab)
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Riff 1a: Guitar 1 with distortion (Play 5 times: 1st time doubles as intro)
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 ||---------------------------------|---------------------------------| |
 ||---------------------------------|---------------------------------| |
 ||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|*|
 ||-----------------------7-5-7--9\-|---------------------------------|*|
 ||--2----2/-5----------------------|--2----2/-5----------------2--5\-| |
 ||---------------------------------|---------------------0--3--------| |

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Riff 1b: Guitar 2 with heavy distortion enters on bar 3 (Play 4 times)
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*Hold notes where fingerings are suggested*
 
 ||------------------------------------|------------------------------------| |
 ||------------------------------------|------------------------------------| |
 ||------------------------------------|------------------------------------|*|
 ||--2----2--0----0--------------------|--2----2--0----0--------------------|*|
 ||--2----2--2----2-----5-----2--5-----|--2----2--2----2-----5-----2--5-----| |
 ||--0----0--3----3--2-----3--------2--|--0----0--3----3--2-----3--------2--| |

[1] [4] [2] [1] [4] [1] [1] [4] [2] [1] [4] [1] 
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Riff 2a: Guitar 3 with clean tone and mild delay (Play 4 times)
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*Let ring throughout - hold the implied chord whenever possible*
=================
| Implied chord |
=================
 
 ||--12----|
 ||--12----|
 ||--12----|
 ||--14----|
 ||--------|
 ||--------|
 ||--12------------------------------------------------------|
 ||-----12-15p12---------------------------------------------|
 ||--------------12h14p(12)----------12----------------------|
 ||---------------------12h14-14--------12h14----16p12-14----|
 ||----------------------------------------------------------|
 ||----------------------------------------------------------|

[1] [1] [4] [1] [1] [3] [1] [3] [3] [1] [1] [3] [4] [1] [3] 
 
 |--12-------------------------------------------------------| |
 |-----12-15p12----------------------------------------------| |
 |--------------12h14p(12)----------12--------11b12r11-------|*|
 |---------------------12-14-14--------12h14-----------------|*|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------| |
 |-----------------------------------------------------------| |

[1] [1] [4] [1] [1] [3] [1] [3] [3] [1] [1] [3] [1] 
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Riff 2b: Guitar 4 with clean tone (Play 4 times)
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*Let ring throughout*
 
 ||----------------------------------|----------------------------------| |
 ||--0-------------------------------|--0-------------------------------| |
 ||-----5------------0---------------|-----5------------0---------------|*|
 ||--------------------------4-------|----------------------------------|*|
 ||--7-------------------------------|--7-----------------------7-------| |
 ||----------8----8--7----7--5----5--|----------8----8--7----7-------7--| |

This riff is a translation of the ambient sounds which are present during
Riff 2a. There are multiple sounds and instruments playing various notes,
so this riff's tab is only a generalisation to help you recreate the sound.
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Guitars 1 and 2 play Riff 1a/1b twice
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Guitars 3 and 4 play Riff 2a/2b twice
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Riff 3: Guitars 1 and 2 (Play once through) Note the variation in the third bar
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 ||----------------------------------------|
 ||----------------------------------------|
 ||--6--6--6--5----------------------------|
 ||--6--6--6--5----------------------------|
 ||--4--4--4--3------0h2p0---0h3-----2--2--|
 ||--4--4--4--3------------3-----1p0-0--0--|

P.M.
 
 |----------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------|
 |--6--6--6--5----------------------------|
 |--6--6--6--5----------------------------|
 |--4--4--4--3------0h2p0---0h3-----2--2--|
 |--4--4--4--3------------3-----1p0-0--0--|

....
 
 |----------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------|
 |--6--6--6--5----------------------------|
 |--6--6--6--5----------------------------|
 |--4--4--4--3------0h2p0---0h3-----2-----|
 |--4--4--4--3------------3-----1p0-0-----|

.
 
 |----------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------|
 |--6--6--6--5----------------------------|
 |--6--6--6--5----------------------------|
 |--4--4--4--3------0h2p0---0h3-----2--2--|
 |--4--4--4--3------------3-----1p0-0--0--|

....
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Guitars 1 & 2 rest while the bass plays the following 2 times: (Tempo = 70 BPM)
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 ||--7------6------------------|--9-------8------------------| |
 ||--8------7------------------|--10------9------------------|*|
 ||----------------------------|-----------------------------|*|
 ||----------------------------|-----------------------------| |

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Riff 4: Guitars 1 and 2 (Play 4 times) (Time Sig = 4/4)
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 ||------------------------------|-------------------------------| |
 ||------------------------------|-------------------------------| |
 ||------------------------------|-------------------------------|*|
 ||------------------------------|-------------------------------|*|
 ||------------------------5-----|---------------------5---------| |
 ||--6--6--6-7-5--5--5-6-7---7-6-|--7--7--7-5-5--5-6-7---7-5-5-5-| |

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Riff 5a: Guitars 1 and 2 (Play 4 times) (Time sig = 8/4)
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% (Gradually depress whammy bar 2 full steps on the 4th chord)
 
 ||------------------------------| |
 ||------------------------------| |
 ||--6--6--6--5------------------|*|
 ||--6--6--6--5------------------|*|
 ||--4--4--4--3------------------| |
 ||--4--4--4--3------------------| |

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Riff 5b: Guitar 5 with heavy distortion (Play 4 times)
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*Lets harmonic notes ring out*
H H H % (Gradually depress whammy bar 2 full steps on 4th note)
 
 ||--<12>-----------------------------|
 ||-------<12>------------------------|
 ||------------<12>--9----------------|
 ||-----------------------------------|
 ||-----------------------------------|
 ||-----------------------------------|

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Guitars 1 and 2 play Riff 4 4 times
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Guitars 1, 2 and 5 play Riff 5a/5b 4 times, then guitars 1 and 2 play Fill 1
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=======================================
( Fill 1: Guitars 1 and 2 (Play once) )
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 ||-----------||
 ||-----------||
 ||--6--6--6--||
 ||--6--6--6--||
 ||--4--4--4--||
 ||--4--4--4--||

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Guitars 1 and 2 play Riff 1a/1b 4 times
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Guitars 3 and 4 play Riff 2a/2b 4 times, allowing the final notes to ring out
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[End]================================================================================
Tab summary: Riff 1a X 1
Riff 1a/1b X 4
Riff 2a/2b X 4
Riff 1a/1b X 4
Riff 2a/2b X 4
Riff 3 X 1
Bass Riff X 2
Riff 4 X 4
Riff 5a/5b X 4
Riff 4 X 4
Riff 5a/5b X 4
Fill 1 X 1
Riff 1a/1b X 4
Riff 2a/2b X 4 (Allow last notes of last bar to ring out)
END

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