Slayer - Seasons In The Abyss Chords & Tabs

 

Seasons In The Abyss Chords & Tabs

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Seasons In The Abyss Tab

   
                               SEASONS IN THE ABYSS 
			     by:     SLAYER 
					    	 
Tuning-Eb,Ab,Db,Gb,Bb,Eb          
Tempo= 128 bpm (w/half time feel) 
 
Intro- 
|----0---------------------| 
|----0---------------------| 
|--------------------------| 
|---------2----/^^\---3-3--| 
|-2-----2----1/----\--3-3--| 
|-0-------------------1-1--| 
 
Other guitar parts: 
|----------|------------------12----------| 
|----------|-------13-12---12-------/^^\--| 
|----------|----14---------------15/----\-| 
|----------|-15---------------------------| 
|-----3-2--|------------------------------| 
|-0-1------|------------------------------| 
 
|---------------| 
|---------------| hold E5 while other guitar 
|---------------| plays the clean part 
|-3-3-----------| 
|-3-3--2---(2)--| 
|-1-1--0---(0)--| 
 
Tempo= 64 bpm 
|-------0---------------0---------------0---------------0-------0-| 
|-----0---0-----------0---0-----------0---0-----------0-------0---| 
|---3-------3---3---3-------3---3---3-------3---3---3-------3-----| 
|-2-----------2---2-----------2---3-----------3-------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------3-------2-------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------5------4--------| 
|--------------------------------3----------------5------4--------| 
|-2------------------------------3----------------3------2--------| 
|-0------------------------------1----------------3------2--------| 
 
|-----------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------| 
|-4/9-99-9-99-9-99-9999-10--10-10--10-10-10\5---5--4--| 
|-----------------------------------------------5--4--| 
|-2/7-77-7-77-7-77-7777-8---8--8---8--8--8-\3---3--2--| 
|-----------------------------------------------3--2--| 
 
Tempo=150 bpm                   x7 then play this once: 
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------| 
|-----------------------2-----1---|-------------------------6-5-| 
|-----------------------2-----1---|-------------------------6-5-| 
|-0-2-3-0-2-3-5-0-2-3-0---3-0---2-|-0-2-3-0-2-3-5-0-2-3-0-2-4-3-| 
pm---------------------   ---   -   ----------------------- 
 
 
Verse-                                             Alt. ending: 
|-----------------------------------------------------------|-----| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------|-----| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------|-----| 
|--------------------------------------------------------1--|-6-5-| 
|-2----2-1-2222-2----2-2-2222-2----2-1-2222-2----2----3--1--|-6-5-| 
|-0-00-0-0-0000-0-00-0-1-0000-0-00-0-0-0000-0-00-0-00-3-----|-4-3-| 
  pm--     ----   --     ----   --     ----   --   -- 
 
Chorus- 
|-------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------| 
|-2--5--4---5-4--2--3--6---5-4--| 
|-0--3--2---3-2--0--1--4---3-2--| 
 
On last chorus, one of the 453634252 guitars plays 
something like this: 
|-------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------| 
|-2--3--2---3-2--2--1--4---3-2--| 
|-0--3--2---3-2--0--1--4---3-2--| 
 
Guitar Solos- 
 
Here is the backup riff played during the entire 1st lead.  It's played at the 
same speed and rythm as the verse riff.    
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|o-------------------------------------------------------------------------------o| 
|----------1-------------------1-------------------0------------------------------| 
|o-3----3--1--3-3-3-3--3----3--1--3-3-3-3--3----3--0--3-3-3-3--3----3-----3-3-3-3o| 
|--1-11-1-----1-1-1-1--1-11-1-----1-1-1-1--1-11-1-----1-1-1-1--1-11-1--4--1-1-1-1-| 
pm  |--|     |-------|  |--|     |-------|  |--|     |-------|  |--|     |-------|      
 
     /     /     /^^^^\    /           A.H.                                              
|-18/---18/---18/------\18/------------------/halfstep-----------------------------| 
|------------------------------0\-------5\--/--------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------\--------\/---------------------------------16-18-| 
|------------------------------1step----1step-----------------------16-18-19-------| 
|----------------------------------------------------------16-17-19----------------| 
|---------------------------------------------x\--16-17-19-------------------------|  
                                                pm--------------------------           
                             / 
|-------------------19-21-22/----18p17p15-18p17p15-18-17-15----------| 
|----------18-21-22-----------------------------------------18-17-15-| 
|-18-19-21-----------------------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------------------------------| 
 
|--------------------------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------------------------| 
|--17-15-14----15-14-15-14-------------------------------------| 
|-----------17-------------17-15-14----------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------17-15-13-------13----------| 
|--------------------------------------------17-15----17-13----| 
                                 pm------------------------- 
 
|-------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|------------------------------------------------------------------/| 
|---------------------------------------------10-12----------10-12/-| 
|---------------------10-12----------10-12-14-------10-12-14--------| 
|------------10-12-13-------10-12-13--------------------------------| 
|---10-12-13--------------------------------------------------------| 
  pm------------------------------------------------------------                                                                                      
 
                                                           A.H.(pitch B) 
|-------1-1/2 step--1-step---1-step-----1-step-----1-step-------------| 
|----------/---------/----------/---------/----------/----------------| 
|-(12)\/10/-(10)\/13/--(13)\/15/-(15)\/17/--(17)\/20/--(20)\0\--/\----| 
|-------------------------------------------------------------\/--\---| 
|------------------------------------------------------------2-1/2-\--| 
|------------------------------------------------------------step---\-| 
                                                                  slack 
 
Hanneman's lead: 
Use the chorus riff to back this one up. 
                                        /full 
|------------------------12-15-15/17-17/-----17~~~~--| 
|----------------8-10-13-----------------------------| 
|--------------9-------------------------------------| 
|-------5-7-10---------------------------------------| 
|-----7----------------------------------------------| 
|-5-8------------------------------------------------| 
pm----- 
                                         full   1 1/2                  full 
|-t19p15-t19p15-t19p15p12-t15p12-t15p12----/----/\--/\-------------------/--| 
|---------------------------------------15/--17/--\/--\(17)p15-13-15--15/---| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
 
                                                   full  1 1/2 
|----------------------------------------------------/-----/\---| 
|-13p11-----------------------------------------8-10/---10/--\--| 
|-------13~~~---------------------------7-9-7-9-----------------| 
|-------------------------------7-9-7-9-------------------------| 
|---------------------7-10-7-10---------------------------------| 
|-------------10-7-10-------------------------------------------| 
            pm----------------- 
 
     1/2      pm  harm.------- 
|-----/\---------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-/10/--\(10)\-0-5/\/\/\/\/\/\-t12p5h8p5-t13p8h5h8p5-t12p8p5h8p5-t13p8p5h8p5-| 
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
 
                                         A.H.1/2 step    1/2 down each 
|-------------------------------------------/------full------------| 
|-t12p8p5h8p5-t13p8p5h8p5-12p8p5-t12p8p5--5/--------/--------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------5/----0\---------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------\/\/\/---| 
|------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|------------------------------------------------------------------| 
 
Then do this little tap picking bit TWO times 
|-t12p8p5h8p5-t13p8p5h8p5-t12p8p5h8p5-t13p8p5h8p5-| 
|-------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------| 
 
Do the slides w/right hand (or left for leftys) till end of solo 
|-/t10p5h7h8-/t11p6h8h9-/t12p7h9h10-/t13p8h10h11-/t14p9h11h12-/t15p10h12h13--| 
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
 
|-/t16p11h13h14-/t17p12h14h15-/t18p13h15h16-/t19p14h16h17-/t20p15h17h18-| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------| 
 
|-/t21p16h18h19-/t22p17h19h20-/t20p18\--| 
|---------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------| 
 
 
key: 
 
A.H.-artificial harmonic 
N.H.-natural harmonic    /^^^\ 
p-pull off              /     \ -bend up and gradually release	   
h-hammer on 
t-tap picking 
/-slide up  
\-slide down		 
p.m.-palm mute	~~~-vibrato 
 /			x-pick scrape/slide 
/  -bend up		|o-------o| 
			|---------|  -repeat riff 
\  			|o-------o| 
 \-bend down                            
(0)-ghost note                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
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  /___   // /    | __ \    \  // ___| |  __ _\                                                      
     /  // /____ | | \ \   / // /____ | |  \ \                                                                 
    /  //_______||_|  \ \ / //_______||_|   \ \                                                                             
   /  /                \_\ /                 \ \    
  /  /                  /_/                   \_\      
 /__/                                               
 
 
Questions, comments, requests, death threats: burn_the_miniskooters@yahoo.ie  
Enjoy...or you'll be shot.  :) 

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