Nile - Smashing The Antiu Text Guitar Tab

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Band: Nile
Album: Amongst The Catacombs of Nephren-Ka
Song: Smashing The Antiu

Code:
. - palm mute           / - slide up to
\ - slide down to       x – Staccato
h - hammer on           p - pull off
, - slight palm mute    () - ghost note, sustained note
" - tremolo note        <> - Trill
L – left channel only   R – right channel only
* - see comment

Suffixes for bend
f - full bend       h - half bend
q - quarter bend    t - tap bend
^ - Hold bend       r - release bend
~ - vibrato bend

Suffixes for harmonic
ph - pinched harmonic   n – natural/artificial harmonic

Intro
0:00)
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|----------------------------------------------------------6666555566663333-|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| gtr 1
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-000000004400000077000000440000009900000004400000077000000-----------------|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------4444333344441111-| gtr 2
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-000000004400000077000000440000009900000004400000077000000-----------------|

Riff 1
0:05)
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|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------| gtr 1
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|-000000004400000077000000440000009900000004400000077000000-|

|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------| gtr 2
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-000000004400000077000000440000009900000004400000077000000-|

Riff 2
0:08) play twice
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|-6-6-6-6-8-9-10hb--6-6-6-6-7-8-9hb--|
|-6-6-6-6-8-9-10hb--6-6-6-6-7-8-9hb--|
  . . . . . .       . . . . . .

Riff 3
0:12)
I
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|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-0000000044000000770000004400000099000000044000000770000004444333344441111-|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

II
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|-4400000077000000440000009900000044000000077000000-|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|

Riff 4a
0:20)
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|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------10/11-------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------8-/9--------------------------------------|
|-3--3-3-5/6\3-3-3-3-3-5/6\5--8-/9--3-5-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-8-9-7-6-|
|-3--3-3-5/6\3-3-3-3-3-5/6\5--8-/9--3-5-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-8-9-7-6-|
     . .       . . . .        .  .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Riff 4b
0:26)
|------------------------------------------------------------------------
|---------------------------------6-7-6-7--------------------------------
|-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7---------4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-4-5-4-7-7-8-7--
|------------------------------------------------------------------------ gtr 1
|------------------------------------------------------------------------
|------------------------------------------------------------------------
  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------
|---------------------------------3-4-3-4-------------------------------
|-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5---------2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-2-3-2-5-5-6-5- gtr 2
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------
  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

---------------------------------------------------------------|
-6-6-7-6-------------------------------------------------------|
---------7-----------------------------------------9--8--9--8--|
-----------------------------------4"-7"-----7--6--------------| gtr 1
-----------5"-9"-5"-9"-5"-9"-5"-9"-----------------------------|
-----------------------------------------4~--------------------|

---------------------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------------------------------|
-3-3-4-3-------------------------------------------------------|
---------5-------------------------4"-7"-----------7--6--7--6--| gtr 2
-----------5"-9"-5"-9"-5"-9"-5"-9"-----------7--6--------------|
-----------------------------------------4~--------------------|

Solo begins
0:36)

Riff 5
0:36)
I
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|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------4444333344441111-|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-000000004400000077000000440000009900000004400000077000000-----------------|

II
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-000000004400000077000000440000009900000004400000077000000-|

Fill 1 (0:44)
|-------------------|
|-------------------|
|-------------------|
|----13-----13-\12--|
|-0--11--0--11-\10--|
|-0------0----------|
  .      .

Riff 5 x 1 (0:46)

Riff 6
0:54) play twice, EXTREMELY heavy palm muting!
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|----5--------------------------------|
|-3--3--6--3--2--4--6--2--3--4--3--2--|
|-3-----6--3--2--4--6--2--3--4--3--2--|
  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .

Solo begins
1:01)
Riff 5 x 1 (1:01)
Riff 1 x 1 (1:06)

Awesome Egyptian solo! (1:10)
I
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|-5"--3"-5"-3"--------------------|
|--------------5"-2"--------------|
|--------------------6"-5"---3"---|

II
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|-3"--5"-6"-8"--6"-5"-6"--5"-6"-5"---| gtr 1
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|

|------------------------------------|
|-----------6"-----------------------|
|-5"--7"-8"-----8"-7"-8"--7"-8"-7"---|
|------------------------------------| gtr 2
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|

III
|-------------------------------------|
|-9"-8"---6"-8"-6"--------------------|
|------------------7"-4"--------------|
|------------------------6"-5"---3"---| gtr 1
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|

|-11"-10"---8"-10"-8"---------------------|
|---------------------10"-7"--------------|
|----------------------------8"-7"---5"---|
|-----------------------------------------| gtr 2
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|

IV
|-------------------------------------|
|-6"--8"-9"-11"--9"-8"-9"--8"-9"-8"---|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------| gtr 1
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|

|-8"--10"-11"-13"--11"-10"-11"--10"-11"-10"---|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------| gtr 2
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|

Riff 8
1:27)
|--------------------------------------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------------------------
|-------5-8-7-5-3-8-7-5-3---------------------------------------587--
|-----5--------------------------------------------------------5-----
|-3-3---------------------6-5-3-1----------3"----------------33------
|---------------------------------5"-6"-5"----6"-5"-6"-5"-6----------
  . . . .                                                 .  ......

-7-6-4----------------------------------------------------------------
-------6-----------------------------------11p7p4-11p7p4--------------
---------5-----------------------------------------------11p8p7-5p3p5-

-------------6-----2"-3"-2"-3"-2"-3"-2"-3"----------------------------
         . .  .  .  . .  . . . . . . . .  .  . .  .  .  . . .  . . . . .
-------------|
-------------|
---5---------|
-7-----------|
-----6-5-3-0-|
-----6-5-3-0-|
 . . . . . .

Fill 2 (1:41)
|-----------------------------------------------5"-|
|--------------------------------------------6"----|
|-----------------------------------6"-8"-6"-------|
|--------------------------------6"----------------|
|-3--5-/6--3--6--5--4"-----5"-8"-------------------|
|-3--5-/6--3--6--5---------------------------------|
           .

Riff 5 x 1 (1:45)
Riff 1 x 1 (1:50)
Growls and drums only (1:52)

Riff 9
1:54) play 3 times
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|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------3--5-/6--3--6--5-|
|-0000000044000000770000004400000099000000044000000770000003--5-/6--3--6--5-|
                                                           .        .

End (2:10) play 3 times
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|-3--5-/6--3--6--5--3--5--6--3--6--5--1--3--4--6--4--3-|
|-3--5-/6--3--6--5--3--5--6--3--6--5--1--3--4--6--4--3-|
  .        .        .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .

End