Nevermore - Matricide Chords & Tabs

 

Matricide Chords & Tabs

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Matricide Tab

   
Nevermore "Matricide"
Transcribed by: Jonathan Beachy (jbeachy02@hotmail.com)
Edited by: Chris (DedEndShredMastr@aol.com)

Date last modified: 2/22/02

Tuning: Eb

Intro           1st                      2nd
|--------------|-----------------------|--------------------------|
|-8-8---7--7---|--3-3---4--------------|--------------------------|
|-9-9---8--8---|--4-4---5--------------|---------------4-4---5----|
|-9-9-x-8--8---|--4-4-x-5--------------|--2-2---1--1---4-4-x-5----| 
|-7-7-x-6--6---|--2-2-x-3--------1-4~--|--2-2---1--1---2-2-x-3----|
|--------------|-----------0-2-3---2~--|--0-0-0-------------------|
                           . . . .            .
                 1st                     2nd
|---------------|----------------------|-----------------|
|-8-8---7--7----|--3-3---4-------------|-----------------|
|-9-9---8--8----|--4-4---5-------------|-----------------|
|-9-9-x-8--8----|--4-4-x-5-------------|--2-2---1--1-----|
|-7-7-x-6--6----|--2-2-x-3-------1-4~--|--2-2---1--1-----|
|---------------|----------0-2-3---2~--|--0-0-0-------0--|
                           . . . .

Fill 1
|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|
|--12-12\11-11\7-7\2-2/7\4---|
|----------------------------|
|--10-10\ 9- 9\5-5\0-0/5\2---|
|----------------------------|


|---------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|--4-----------4/6/7---------/9-9/11/12\11----------------|Gtr 1
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|--2-----------2/4/5---------/7-7/ 9/10\ 9----------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|
|------------------------0--2------------------0-------0--|
|--------2-3-----------3------3---------0--3---3---3---3--|
|------4-----4---4---2----------2--------------2---4---2--|Gtr 2
|----4---------4---0------------------4--------0---4---0--|
|--2--------------------------------4--------------2------|
|---------------------------------2-----------------------|


Riff 1 (2 clean guitars)
|------------------------0--2------------2-3---------------5-7------|
|--------2-3-----------3------3------3-5-----5---5-------8-----8----|
|------4-----4---4---2----------2--------------4-------7---------7--|
|----4---------4---0---------------------------------0--------------|
|--2----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
“Hear our mother crying…”

|--------------------------------------------------------|
|--------2-3-------------0----------------7--------------|
|------4-----4--------------3---------6-7---7-6-7--------|Gtr 1
|----4-----------------4----------8-9-------------8-9----|
|--2-----------------4----------9---------------------9--|
|--------------0-3-2-------------------------------------|
|
|---------------------------------------------6-7--------|
|--------2-3-------------0----------------7-8-----7------|
|------4-----4--------------3---------6-7-----------7----|Gtr 2
|----4-----------------4----------8-9-----------------9--|
|--2-----------------4----------9------------------------|
|--------------0-3-2-------------------------------------|

Riff 2
|------------------------0--2-----------------0-----0---|
|--------2-3-----------3------3---------0-----3--3--3---|
|------4-----4---4---2----------2----------3--2--4--2---|
|----4---------4---0------------------4-------0--4--0---|
|--2--------------------------------4------------2------|
|---------------------------------2---------------------|
“Draw the final curtain”

Riff 3             distorted
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|--------2-3--------------------------------------------|
|------4-----4---4-7-----------------9------------------|
|----4---------4---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|
|--2---------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
                     . . . . .         . . . . .
“Is it not what you thought…”

|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|
|--12-----------------------|
|--12-12-12-12-12-12-----9--|
|--10-10-10-10-10-10-0-0-ah-|
|---------------------------|
      .  .  .  .  .  . . 

Riff 4
clean                                      distorted
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|--------2-3-------------0-----------2-3---3-2-3--------|
|------4-----4--------------3------4-----4-------4-0----|Gtr 1
|----4-----------------4---------4-------------------4--|
|--2-----------------4---------2------------------------|
|--------------0-3-2------------------------------------|
|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|--------2-3-------------0-----------2-3----------------|
|------4-----4--------------3------4-----4-4-3-4--------|Gtr 2
|----4-----------------4---------4---------------4-2----|
|--2-----------------4---------2---------------------5--|
|--------------0-3-2------------------------------------|
“For Mother Earth…”

Riff 5 - Chorus
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|--4-----4-4------7-----7-7---------------------------|
|--4-----4-4------7-----7-7------2--/4-2-2-----/2-4-4-| Gtr 1
|--2---2-2-2------5---5-5-5------2----------5---------|
|--------------------------------0----------3---------|
|      .              .                      
|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|--4-----4-4------7-----7-7---------------------------|
|--4-----4-4------7-----7-7---------------------------| Gtr 2
|--2---2-2-2------5---5-5-5------4--/5-4-4--5--/4-5-5-|
|--------------------------------2----------3---------|
       .              .              
“Earth Mother is screaming…”

|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|--4-----4-4------7-----7-7--------------------|
|--4-----4-4------7-----7-7--------4-------4---|
|--2---2-2-2------5---5-5-5------4-4---4-4-4---|
|--------------------------------2-2---2-2-2---|
       .              .          .     . .
“No time left…”

1st                 2nd
|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|------------------| 
|------4-----4----|--9---7---5-------|
|----4-----4------|--7---5---3-------|
|--2-----0--------|--7---5---3-------|

|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|--9----7h9p7h9p7p5h7-------5--7-----|
|---------------------9-----------9--|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|

|---10-12-------12h14p12----------15-----------|
|--x------10-------------12--------------------|
|-x----------9--------------12-------12-11-12--|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|

w/Riff 2
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|
|--11----------------------|
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|
“Feel our Mother nurture…”

Riff 1 “She gives us all we need…”
Riff 2 “Oh forgive us Mother…”
Riff 3 “We’ve blistered and burned you…”
Riff 4 “We’ve raped you…”
Riff 5 “Earth Mother is screaming…”

Fill 1
|----------|
|----------|
|----------|
|--2-------|
|--2-------|
|--0-------|

Riff 6
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|--------------------------2------------|
|-------------4--------------5-4--------|
|--2h4-4-4------2h4-4-4-----------------|
|--0h2-2-2------0h2-2-2----------2-5-3--|
       . .          . . 

|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|-------------4----------------------|
|--2h4-4-4------2h4-4-4---4---7---5--|
|--0h2-2-2------0h2-2-2---2---5---3--|
       . .          . .

Riff 5 
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|--11-11-11-10--11----------------9--7-7-7-6--7------------|
|------------------11--11-11-11------------------9—-9-9-9--|
|--9--9--9--8---9-----------------7--5-5-5-4--5------------|
|------------------9---9--9--9-------------------7--7-7-7--|

|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|--11-11-11-10--11----------------9--7-7-7-6--7----------9b11---|
|------------------11--11-11-11------------------9—-9-9---------| 
|--9--9--9--8---9-----------------7--5-5-5-4-—5-----------7b9----|
|------------------9---9--9--9-------------------7—-7-7---------|
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/n/nevermore/matricide_tab.html ]
Riff 6a  (Solo Rhythm)
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|--11-11-11-10--11----------------9--7-7-7-6--7------------|
|------------------11--11-11-11------------------9—-9-9-9--| 4x
|--9--9--9--8---9-----------------7--5-5-5-4--5------------|
|------------------9---9--9--9-------------------7--7-7-7--|


|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------| 4x
|--2h4-4-4-4-4-4\3—-2h4-4-4-4-4-4/5—-2h4-4-4-4-4-4\3—-2h4-4-4-7--5--|
|--0h2-2-2-2-2-2\1-—0h2-2-2-2-2-2/3—-0h2-2-2-2-2-2\1—-0h2-2-2-5—-3--|
       . . . .          . . . .          . . . .          . .


|----------------------------------------------------------|
|-8-8---7--7---3-3---4-------------------------------------|
|-9-9---8--8---4-4---5--------------------------4-4---5----|
|-9-9-x-8--8---4-4-x-5-------------2-2---1--1---4-4-x-5----| 
|-7-7-x-6--6---2-2-x-3--------1-4~-2-2---1--1---2-2-x-3----|
|-----------------------0-2-3---2~-0-0-0-------------------|
                        . . . .        .

|-------------------------------------------------|
|-8-8---7--7---3-3---4----------------------------|
|-9-9---8--8---4-4---5----------------------------|
|-9-9-x-8--8---4-4-x-5-------------2-2---1--1-----|
|-7-7-x-6--6---2-2-x-3--------1-4~-2-2---1--1-----|
|-----------------------0-2-3---2~-0-0-0-------0--|
                        . . . .


Solo (Repeat back here from 1st ending)
|--14t9p5h9p5h9p5hp9h5-15t9p5h9p5-14t9p5h9p5-12t9p5h9p5-14t9p5h9p5--|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--15t10p7h10p7h10p7—17t10h7h10p7-15t10p7h10p7-14t10p7h10p7-15t10p7h10p7--|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

1st Ending
|--14t9p5h9p5h9p5hp9h5-15t9p5h9p5-14t9p5h9p5-12t9p5h9p5-14t9p5h9p5--|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--15t10p7h10p7h10p7-14t10p7h10p7-15t10p7h10p7-14t10p7h10p7-15t10p7h10p7--|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

2nd Ending
|--14t9p5h9p5h9p5hp9h5-15t9p5h9p5-14t9p5h9p5-12t9p5h9p5-14t9p5h9p5--|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|


|--15t10p7h10p7h10p7--------------19h21h22p21p19---------------|
|---------------------18h19h21h22-----------------22p21p19p18--|
|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------|

|--17b19-19------14-15-17p15p14h15p14--------------------|
|-------------17----------------------17b19r17---14tr15--|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--14-14/15-15-15\14-14--\7-7/8-8--------------7----------------------------|
|---------------------------------6-/7-7—6h7h9---9p7p6h7p6---6-7-6----------|
|----------------------------------------------------------9-------8b9r8-8--|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--17b19-19------15-17-15h17p15h17p15----------------|
|-------------19-----------------------17b19r17--17--|
|------------------------------------------------ah--|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|

really fast here
|--21h22h24p22p21h22p21—21h22h24p22p21-20h21h23p21p20-----------|
|-----------------------------------------------------22h24p22--|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|

|--21h22h24p22p21h22p21----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------24p22p21p19h21p19----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------22p20p19p17h19h20h22p20p19p17h19-|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------11------11--------------------|
|--20b23r21-21--------------------------------11-----|
|------------------9-9-----9-9----9-9-12-10-9----9---|
|------------------------------------------------ah--|
|----------------------------------------------------|
                   . .     . .    . . .  .  .

|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------12---12------11---9----11b12r11-9-11b12-----------------|
|---------------------------12------------11b13----------9-12~--|
|--9-10----9-------9-----------------------------12-9-----------|
|-----------------------------------------------------12--------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
   . .     .       . 

|--16b17-17---21pbr19-17--14----14-15--|
|----------------------------17--------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|

|--------21-------19--17—19h21p19p17p15h17h19p17p15\14h15p14h15p14-12~~--|
|--18-19----17-19--------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Riff 5 with this change:
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|------------------5-3-2---3-2------|
|--------2-----2-3-------5-----5-3--|
|--2-3-5---3-5----------------------|
   . . . . . . . .   . . . . . . .
“Have we forgot our future?”


Ending w/Fill 1
|----------------------------------|
|--------0--------------0----1-----|
|------2--------------2------------|
|----2--------------2--------------|
|--2--------2-----2----------------|
|----------------------------------|
“Think of our little ones…”

|---------------------------------------0------|
|--------0---------------------------3---------|
|------2-----0--------------------2------------|
|----2-----------4----4---------2--------------|
|--2--------------------------0----------------|
|----------------------------------------------|


Notation:

10b12      = pick the 10th fret, then bend to the 12th fret.
10b12r10   = pick the 10th fret, then bend to the 12th fret,
             then release to the 10th fret.
[10]12r10  = bend to the 12th fret from the 10th fret, pick,
             then release to the 10th fret.
10b12 [14] = pick the 14th fret while holding the previous bend.

10b15*     = tremolo bar bend, from the 10th fret to the 15th fret.
7d2*       = tremolo bar dive, from the 7th fret to the 2nd fret. 
12~*       = tremolo bar vibrato.

x   =  mute with fret-hand
*   =  palm mute
X\\ =  pick slide
h   =  hammer-on
p   =  pull-off
~   =  vibrato
t   =  finger tap
/   =  slide up
\   =  slide down
h   =  natural harmonics
a   =  artificial harmonics
(9) =  ghost note
tm  =  trem picking
tr  =  trill
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