Fates Warning - Damnation Chords & Tabs

 

Damnation Chords & Tabs

Fates Warning Chords & Tabs

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Damnation Tab

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#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
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Guitar tablature for FATES WARNING's - Damnation
From the album 'Night On Brocken' (1984)
Transcribed by Vassilis Bekiaris (el94101@zeus.central.ntua.gr)

This is one of the easiest songs by Fates ,yet can trick the ear sometimes.
So this is the best i could. I've not transcribed the solo part and have not
notated any bends,hammers or whatever..but what do you expect?i only play piano.
Any notes enclosed by parentheses are what i am not at all sure about...
Have fun with the song and keep transcribing.
At the end there's one small correction to Down To The Wire 's transcription
by Jesse Rink..


Intro/the other guitar plays harmonics

E----------------------------------|---------------------------------|--------
B--------------0---------------0---|-------------0---------------0---|--------
G----0-------0---0---0-------0---0-|---0-------0---0---0-------0---0-|--------
D------4---4-----------4---4-------|-----4---4-----------4---4-------|--------
A--------2---------------2---------|-------2---------------2---------|--------
E--0---------------0---------------|-0---------------0---------------|--------

<  Not quite sure about this one  >
E----------------------------------|---------------------------------|--------
B----0-----0---------0-----0-------|-------------0---------------0---|--------
G------0-----0---0-----------------|---0-------0---0---0-------0---0-|--------
D-----(0)---(0)--------0-----0-----|-----4---4-----------4---4-------|--------
A--3-----3-----3---2-----2---------|-------2---------------2---------|--------
E------------------------------3-2-|-0---------------0---------------|--------

   
   Thou- sands of years         be- fore        the dawn      of histo-
E----------------------------------|---------------------------------|---------
B--------------0---------------0---|---0-----0---------0-----0-------|---------
G----0-------0---0---0-------0---0-|-----0-----0---0-----------------|---------
D------4---4-----------4---4-------|---------------------0-----0-----|---------
A--------2---------------2---------|-3-----3-----3---2-----2---------|---------
E--0---------------0---------------|-----------------------------3-2-|---------

                        
  ry                         (Where )
E----------------------------------|-Repeat Figure 1---------------------------
B--------------0---------------0---|-'Ancient races tears ...'-----------------
G----0-------0---0---0-------0---0-|-2nd time ending:where sacred..------------
D------4---4-----------4---4-------|-------------------------------------------
A--------2---------------2---------|-------------------------------------------
E--0---------------0---------------|-------------------------------------------

 
   sacred river   ran         white deer had  roamed the land
E----------------------------------|---------------------------------|---------
B----------------------------------|---------------------------------|---------
G------0-------0-------0-------0---|-----0-------0-------0-------0---|---------
D----4---4---4---4---4---4---4---4-|---4---4---4---4---4---4---4---4-|---------
A----------5-------7-------5-------|---------5-------7-------5-------|---------
E--0-------------------------------|-0-------------------------------|---------

                                                         
  brilliant twilight       in our    dreams
E----------------------------------|---------------------------------|---------
B----------------------------------|-------------0---------------0---|---------
G------0-------0-------------------|---0-------0---0---0-------0---0-|---------
D----0---0---0---0-----0-------0---|-----4---4-----------4---4-------|---------
A--3-------2---------0-------0-----|-------2---------------2---------|---------
E------------------3-----3-2-----2-|-0---------------0---------------|---------

E--Repeat fig.1---------|-Repeat fig.2-------|--------------------------------|
B--'primitive child...'-|-'A myth without..'-|-------------0---------------0--|
G--'descendants we ...'-|--------------------|---0-------0---0---0-------0---0|
D-----------------------|--------------------|-----4---4-----------4---4------|
A-----------------------|--------------------|-------2---------------2--------|
E-----------------------|--------------------|-0---------------0--------------|

                             
E----------------------------|------------|-------------------------|----------
B----0-----0-------0---------|------------|-------------------------|----------
G------0-----0---0-4-----7-6-|-5-5--7-6-2-|-5-5---------------------|----------
D-----(0)---(0)----0-----5-4-|-3-3--5-4-0-|-3-3-0-2-4-5-4-5-7-5-4-0-|----------
A--3-----3-----3---2---------|------------|-------------------------|----------
E----------------------------|------------|-------------------------|----------
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/f/fates_warning/damnation_tab.html ]
                                                                 
E------------------|------------|-------------------------|----------------|---
B------------------|------------|-------------------------|----------------|---
G------------------|------7-6-2-|-5-5---------------------|----------------|---
D--5-5--7----------|-2-2--5-4-0-|-3-3-0-2-4-5-4-5-7-5-4-0-|-5-5--7-5-4-0-2-|---
A--3-3--5--3-2-----|-2-2--------|-------------------------|-3-3--5---------|---
E--------------3-2-|-0-0--------|-------------------------|----------------|---

                
                Red,white,black in city...
E--------------|---------------------------------|----------------------------|
B-Repeat fig.3-|---------------------------------|----------------------------|
G--------------|---------------------------------|------------------(7)(6)(2)-|
D--------------|-2-------2-------2-------2-------|-2-------2---------5--4--0--|
A--------------|-2-------2-------2-------2-------|-2-------2-------2-5--4--0--|
E--------------|-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-|-0---0-0-0---0-0-0----------|

                                                       
E----------------------------------|-----------------------------|-------------
B----------------------------------|-----------------------------|-Repeat fig.4
G----------------------------------|-----------------------------|'Stab each---
D--2-------2-------2-------2-------|-2-------2-0-2-5-4-2-7-5-4-2-|-other...'---
A--2-------2-------2-------2-------|-2-------2-------------------|-------------
E--0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-|-0---0-0-0-------------------|-------------


                             Hear our cry from down be-low
E--------|-----------------|--------------------------|-------------------|----
B-Repeat-|-Repeat----------|--------------------------|-------------------|----
G-fig.3--|-fig.4-two times-|--------------------------|-------------------|----
D--------|-'To ensure..'---|-2---------5--------------|-7-----4-5-7-5-4-0-|----
A--------|-'To disturb ..'-|-2---------3---2---3----7-|-5-----------------|----
E--------|-----------------|-0------------------------|-------------------|----

                                         (Your cities...)
  Let our rushy spirits go                         You've trapped us in
E---------------------|--------------------------|----------------------------|
B---------------------|--------------------------|----------------------------|
G---------------------|---------------------4--2-|----------------------------|
D--5------7-----------|---------2-----------2--0-|-5----------------4---------|
A--3------5-----------|---------2----------------|-3----------------2-3-2-----|
E---------------------|-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0------|------------------------3-2-|

                                                         
  your world of sin           let the plague begin       dam-nation
E-------------------------|---------------------------|-------------|----------
B-------------------------|---------------------------|-------------|-Repeat---
G-------------------------|---------------------------|-------------|-fig.5----
D---------------5---------|-7-----------4---5-7-5-4-0-|-5-----7-----|-'Your----
A-2-------------3-2-3-2-0-|-5-------------------------|-3-----5-----|-cities..'
E-0-----------------------|---------------------------|-------------|----------


E-------------------------|----------------|-----------------------------------
B-------------------------|----------------|-----------------------------------
G---------------------4-2-|----------------|-SOLO------------------------------
D---------2-----------2-0-|-5----4---------|-----------------------------------
A---------2---------------|-3----2-3-2-----|-----------------------------------
E-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-----|------------3-2-|-----------------------------------

<                       Repeat this 4 times/other guitar plays solo>
E-------------------|--------------|---------------|---------------|-----------
B-------------------|--------------|---------------|---------------|-----------
G--4-----4--4---7---|-6-----2--2---|-4----4--4---7-|-9---2--2--7-6-|-----------
D--2-----2--2---5---|-4-----0--0---|-2----2--2---5-|-7---0--0--5-4-|-----------
A-------------------|--------------|---------------|---------------|-----------
E-------------------|--------------|---------------|---------------|-----------

<                                  Repeat this 4 times/other guitar plays solo>
E---------------------|---------------|----------------------|----------------|
B---------------------|---------------|----------------------|----------------|
G-4---------4---------|-4---------7--6|----------------------|-----------7--6-|
D-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2|-2-2-2-2-2-5--4|-7----------7---------|-7---------5--4-|
A---------------------|---------------|-5--5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5|-5-5-5-5-5------|
E---------------------|---------------|----------------------|----------------|


E---Repeat------------------|------------|-----||
B---fig.3-------------------|------------|-----||
G---two times---------------|------------|-4---||
D---Second time-------------|--5----7----|-2---||
A---instead of last measure |--3----5----|-2---||
E---play this---------------|------------|-0---||


About Jesse Rink's tab of Down To The Wire i think figure 3 sounds better(at
least to my ears) like this:

E-----------------h---h------------------|
B----------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------|
D-------------------0-2------------------|
A---2---3---5---0-2--------2---3---------|
E-0---0---0---0----------0---0---0-3-5-0-|
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