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These Woods Breathe Evil Tabs

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Swallow The Sun
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Tuning: Drop C

Thanks to majuri for a correction in the break part!


Intro with clean sound, repeat twice:
("I grasp the soul from this tomb and cover my face, this face of a murderer...")
D|------1---1-------1---1-------6---6-------6---6----|
A|----3---3---3---3---3---3---8---8---8---8---8---8--|
F|--2-----------2-----------7-----------7------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------|

D|------8---8-------8---8-------6---6-------6---6----|
A|----8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8--|
F|--9-----------9-----------7-----------7------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------|


After the clean intro the distorted guitars begin, this is the background riff:
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|--5--7--8--1--0--0--0--0-0-0-0---8--7--0--0-0-0-0--2--3--0--0-0-0-0--|
G|--5--7--8--1--0--0--0--0-0-0-0---8--7--0--0-0-0-0--2--3--0--0-0-0-0--|
C|--5--7--8--1--0--0--0--0-0-0-0---8--7--0--0-0-0-0--2--3--0--0-0-0-0--|


Lead guitar enters with main melody:
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|--7---/14-14-15\9---/15\9--10-7---7-9-9-9-10-10-10-12-12-12-10-10-10--|
C|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|--/14-14-15\9---/15\9--10-7---7-9-9-9-10-10-10-12-12-12-14-14-14--|
C|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|------------------------------------------------------------------|

D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--17--17h18p17------17-----------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------15-------15\12-14---12-14-14-14-15-15-15-14-14-14-12-12-14--|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--17--17h18p17------17-----------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------15-------15\12-14---12-14-14-14-15-15-15-17-17-17-15-15-14--|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Verse:
("Serpents betrayed me...")
D|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|
F|--------------------------------|
C|--0------8------7------3-----5--|
G|--0------8------7------3-----5--|
C|--0------8------7------3-----5--| (x 3)
 (x 12) (x 12) (x 12) (x 6) (x 6)


Verse ending:
("But this blood is real that stains my hands...")
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------|
C|--0------8------7-----------3-----5--|
G|--0------8------7-----------3-----5--|
C|--0------8------7-----------3-----5--|
 (x 12) (x 12)


Pre-chorus:
("Tortured by these voices, like flies around me...")
D|------------|
A|------------|
F|------------|
C|--0---------|
G|--0------4--|
C|--0------6--| (x 4)
 (x 18) (x 6)


Pre-chorus lead melody:
D|---------------------|
A|---------------------|
F|--10---9h10p9-7---6--|
C|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
C|---------------------| (x 4)


Chorus:
("These woods breathe evil! Rust on the ground and the arches of fire...")
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|--0---0-0-0-0-----0---0-0-0-------0---0-0-0-0-----0---0-0-0-------|
G|--0---0-0-0-0-----0---0-0-0-4-----0---0-0-0-0-----0---0-0-0-4--4--|
C|--0---0-0-0-0-----0---0-0-0-6-----0---0-0-0-0-----0---0-0-0-6--6--| (x 2)
PM      . . .           . . .           . . .           . . .


Chorus ending:
("Towards the black heart of magnetic north...")
D|---------------------------|
A|---------------------------|
F|---------------------------|
C|--3-1-1-1-1-1-7-7-7-8-8-8--|
G|--3-1-1-1-1-1-7-7-7-8-8-8--|
C|--3-1-1-1-1-1-7-7-7-8-8-8--|


Interlude distorted background guitar:
D|-----------------------------------------------|----------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|----------|
F|-----------------------------------------------|----------|
C|--0------8-----7----/3---5-----0------8-----7--|--\3---2--|
G|--0------8-----7----/3---5-----0------8-----7--|--\3---2--|
C|--0------8-----7----/3---5-----0------8-----7--|--\3---2--|
                       (x 2)


Interlude lead guitar (clean):
D|----------------------|-----------|
A|----------------------|-----------|
F|--7---14-15-9---15-9--|--10-7-12--|
C|----------------------|-----------|
G|----------------------|-----------|
C|----------------------|-----------|
           (x 4)            (x 3)


Break, guitar 1:
D|-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|--18-17-18-15-18-17---18-17-18-15-17-15-18-10-17-10-17-10--|
F|-----------------------------------------------------------|
C|-----------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------|
C|-----------------------------------------------------------| (x 12)


Break, guitar 2 (enters on the 5th repeat of guitar 1):
D|-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
F|--19-17-19----19-17---19-17-19----17----19----17----17-----|
C|-----------19------------------19----19----19----19----19--|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------|
C|-----------------------------------------------------------| (x 8)


After the break, chorus ending leads to the pre-chorus again.
Chorus is played twice and guitar 1 from break enters on the 2nd repeat.
Song ends to:
D|-----|
A|-----|
F|-----|
C|--0--|
G|--0--|
C|--0--|



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| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato

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