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Malice Through The Looking Glass

notation:
^   =  bend
^>  =  bend and release
x   =  fret-hand muting
m   =  pick-hand muting
spm.=  slight palm muting
h   =  hammer-on
p   =  pull-off
~   =  vibrato
t   =  tap-on
/   =  slide up
\   =  slide down
h.  =  harmonics
(9) =  ghost note
"   =  trem picking


Time: 6/8

Where not indicated, bass plays the same as guitar.


Synth 1 (strings (& choir); listen timing from the record):

  (g-key):

F---------------------------------------------------------------::
E                                                               ::
D---------------------------------------------------------------::
C                                                              .::
B---------------------------------------------------------------::
A                                                              .::
G---------O-------------------------O--#O--O--------------------::
F     #O     #O                  O                              ::
E--O------------------O------O----------------------------------::
D                        #O                       #O   O   #O   ::
C                -#O-                         -O--   ---- ----  ::
:                                                               ::
:                                                               ::
:                                                               ::
:                                                               ::
: (f-key):                                                      ::
B             O                            O                    ::
A---------------------------------------------------------------::
G                           #O                                  ::
F--------------------------------O------O-----------------------::
E  O      O                                                    .::
D---------------------------------------------------------------::
C                 #O     #O         O          O               .::
B------O--------------------------------------------------------::
A                                                     #O        ::
G--------------------#O----------------------------O-------#O---::
F                                O
E -O--           ----                         ----
D
C                -#O-                         -O--


--- tempo change


Riff 1: (both guitars; synth plays the above)
        (chords are played various times, listen to the record)

    E5    C#5   F5    C5    A#5   G#5
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--9-----6-----10----------------------|
D|--9-----6-----10----10----8-----6-----|
A|--7-----4-----8-----10----8-----6-----|
E|--------------------8-----6-----4-----|


Synth during riff 2 (choir, very quiet):

  (g-key:)

F-------------:
E             :
D----------o--:
C       o     :
B-------------:
A #O          :
G-------------:
F             :
E-------------:
:             :
:             :
: (f-key):    :
:             :
A-------------:
G             :
F-------------:
E             :
D-------------:
C             :
B-------------:
A #O    o     :
G----------o--:

                                 
Riff 2 ("Take away the wine..."; timing is important):

Guitar 1 (only once, then play the same as guitar 2)

e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--8-----7-----5-----5--7--8--8--7--5--8--7--5--8-7-5--------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2 (played throughout the verse)

    A#5   A5    G5
e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--8-----7-----5-----5--7--8--8--7--5--8--7--5--8-7-5--------|
A|--8-----7-----5-----5--7--8--8--7--5--8--7--5--8-7-5--------|
E|--6-----5-----3-----3--5--6--6--5--3--6--5--3--6-5-3--------|


Riff 3 (bass):

G|------12--12------12--12------12--12------15--15---|
D|----12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--15--15--15-|
A|--10----------10----------10----------13-----------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

G|------10--10------14--14------15--15------15--15---|
D|----10--10--10--14--14--14--15--15--15--15--15--15-|
A|--8-----------12----------13----------13-----------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|


Synth 2 (piano; begins at "Eyes full of curses..."):

  (g-key):

F----------------------:-----------------------:
E                      :                       :
D--o--------o----------:--#o--o----#o--o-------:
C     o        o    x2 :                    x2 :
B----------------------:-----------------------:
A                      :                       :
G--------o--------o----:---------o--------o----:
F                      :                       :
E----------------------:-----------------------:

  (g-key):

F----------------------:--o--------o-----------:
E  o        o          :                       :
D----------------------:-----o--------o--------:
C     o        o    x2 :                    x2 :
B----------------------:-----------------------:
A                      :                       :
G--------o--------o----:--------o--------o-----:
F                      :                       :
E----------------------:-----------------------:
                                       

Following synth patterns are played on the background during riffs 4 & 5.
Listen yourself to find out where.

1.

  (g-key):

F--------------------:
E                    :
D--o-----o-#o--o-----:
C     o           o  :
B--------------------:
A                    :
G--------------------:
F                    :
E--------------------:

                     
2.

  (g-key):

F--------------------:--------------------:--------------------:
E                    :                    :                    :
D-#o--o-----o--------:--------------------:--------------------:
C        o     o     :  o                 :                 o  :
B--------------------:--------------------:--------------------:
A                #o  :    #o  o #o  o     :     o #o  o #o     :
G--------------------:-----------------o--:--o-----------------:
F                    :                    :                    :
E--------------------:--------------------:--------------------:

...continues with...

F--------------------:
E                    :
D--------o-----o-#o--:
C     o     o        :
B--------------------:
A #o                 :
G--------------------:
F                    :
E--------------------:


3.

  (g-key):

A -#o- o
G         o
F---------------------:-----------------------:
E                     :                       :
D------------o--------:-----------------------:
C                     :   same as adjacent,   :
B---------------------:-----------------------:
A              #o  o  : but two octaves lower :
G---------------------:-----------------------:
F                     :                       :
E---------------------:-----------------------:


Riff 4 (timing is imporant, again; continue playing riff 3):
  
Guitar 1

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------12----12--14-15--15--14--12--15--14--12--15-14-12----|
D|--8-----10---------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2

e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|--8-----7-----5-----5--7-8--8--7--5--8--7--5--8-7-5-----|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

...continues with...

Guitar 1

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------12----12--14-15--15--14--12--15--14--12--19-17-15----|
D|--8-----10---------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2

e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|--8-----7-----5-----5--7-8--8--7--5--8--7--5--8-7-5-----|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|





Riff 5 (after "If thou Wouldst drink of my..."):

Guitar 1

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------12----12--14-15--15--14--12--15--14--12--15-14-12----|
D|--8-----10---------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2 (set your player's balance to left and listen timing)

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--8-7-5-7-8--7--5--------------------8-7-5-7-8/10-10--5------------------|
A|----------------------5-6-8---6-5-----------------------6--5-6-8---6-5---|
E|-------------------3--------------3------------------------------------3-|


Guitar 1

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------12----12--14-15--15--14--12--15--14--12--19-17-15----|
D|--8-----10---------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--8-7-5-7-8--7--5--------------------8-7-5-7-8/10-10--5------------------|
A|----------------------5-6-8---6-5-----------------------6--5-6-8---6-5---|
E|-------------------3--------------3------------------------------------3-|


Note: you can tune your guitar's 6th string down to D so the fast part in
      riff 2 will be easier to play.


Lyrics:
=======
Take away the wine
For restlessness plagues me....
I am assailed by a spectre profounder
Than hatred and grief or the sum of their hideous crime

I shalt suffer this confessional mime

Awaiting the sun to set, crimsoning seas
Only once it is dark doth my misery cease

She died to a sky dressed in flame
Eyes full of curses for her killers by choice
Who fell to their god o'er her vision and voice

"I am as dusk come to ravish the light"
Steal me from their stares and mute christ into night
"I will answer thy prayers"
If thou Wouldst drink of my life.....

["Encroaching evening skies
  Die with such tragedy
  And those interred in cold graves
  Dwell on pleasures to be
  In deep hysteria
  Where our legend still breathes
  Through sweet death and thereafter
  Sweeping nightmares... shalt feed"]