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Raining Blood guitar tab

From: jamesj@svpal.org 
 
Slayer-Raining Blood 
  
  
Tune Down 1/2 step         +=Artificial Harmonic 
6=Eb  3=Gb                 P.M.=Palm Mute 
5=Ab  2=Bb                 %=Repeat Previous 
4=Db  1=Eb                 h=Hammer-On 
                           p= Pull-Off 
 
 
Intro  Drums w/Thunder and Rain effects 
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Fast Rock 
Riff A (guitars 1&2)------------------- 
P.M====|                                  Play 2 times 
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W/Riff A (2 times) 
GTR II 
P.M.===|        +      + 
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Both Guitars 
P.M.======================================================= 
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P.M.=======|                            (play 4 times) 
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(1) 
P.M.============================== 
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Double Time Feel                                      (cont)..               
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.. 
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P.M.=============|         (Play 2 times)                   
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-(1)- 
 
(2) 
Not sure on this next part, goes something like this 
 
  (Trapped in purgatory.........) 
P.M.===================|             P.M.=====| (Play 8 times) 
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-(2)- 
 
(play 4 times, 3rd time with lyrics (pierced from below) 
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With Riff A (4 times, 3rd with Lyrics (awaiting........) 
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Rhythm Fig 1  (Play 2 times, 2nd with drums) 
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                                     With Pick Slide (2nd) 
 
With Rhy Fig 1 (12 Times) 
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(3) 
With Lyrics (Raining Blood...) (Play 4 times) 
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-(3)- 
 
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(4) 
With Wild soloing........ =) 
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-(4)- 
 
Modifications by: rek666@juno.com 
 
 
The original author had a pretty good idea of how this song is, But some 
of the parts are WAY off. So I have modified in what I think is correct. 
I have marked in the new riffs with numbers, so you can substitue these 
instead if you like. 
 
Slayer-Raining Blood 
 
  
  
Tune Down 1/2 step         +=Artificial Harmonic 
6=Eb  3=Gb                 P.M.=Palm Mute 
5=Ab  2=Bb                 %=Repeat Previous 
4=Db  1=Eb                 h=Hammer-On 
                           p= Pull-Off 
 
(1) 
                                                      (cont).. 
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Double Time Feel                                      (cont)..               
P.M.================        P.M.========    P.M.=========== 
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||5-4-2-2-2-2-5-4-2-3-2-0-6-2-2-2-5-3-2-3/6-2-2-2-5-4-2-2-2|| 
 
.. 
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P.M.                       (Play 2 times) 
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(2) 
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  (Trapped in purgatory.........) 
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(3) 
With Lyrics (Raining Blood...) (Play 4 times) 
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(4) 
Riff B (With Noise)                            (Play 4 Times) 
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(you better be thrashing, play Riff B a few more times gradually 
changing to a faster tempo) 
                             
 
Lyrics 
Trapped in purgatory 
A lifeless object alive 
Awaiting reprisal 
Death will be their acquitance 
Sky is turning red 
Return to power draws near 
Fall into me the sky's crimson tears 
Abolish the rules made of stone 
 
Pierced from below, Sould of my trecherous past 
Betrayed by many now, ornaments dripping above 
 
Awaiting the hour of reprisal, your time slips away 
 
Raining blood 
>From a lacerated sky 
Bleeding its horror 
Creating my structure now I shall reign in blood.
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