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/ My Dying Bride / The Dreadful Hours (2001) / Black Heart Romance guitar tab

M Y   D Y I N G   B R I D E   -   B L A C K   H E A R T   R O M A N C E



                               THE DREADFUL HOURS
                          (c) Peaceville Records - 2001



                              Tune Down 1 & 1/2 Steps
                                  C# F# B E G# C#

                                 Tempo = 65 BPM
                              Time Signature = 6/4



                          -----------------------------
                                 Transcribed by

                                 PADDY MCMULLAN
                           stinkypoohpants@yahoo.co.uk

                                   Version 1.0
                             -----------------------
		
                             Tablature Symbols Used:
			

 P.M.. ... -  Palm Mute
 p         -  Pull-Off
 h         -  Hammer-On
 \         -  Slide Down to/Down From
 /         -  Slide Up To/Up From
 H         -  Harmonic/Natural Harmonic (Affected notes are enclosed in < >)
 ( )       -  Ghost Note/Tied Note/Implied Note
 1/2/3/4   -  Suggested Fingering (1 = first finger, 4 = little finger, etc.)
 %         -  Whammy Bar (Articulation is indicated above tab)



================================================================================
Riff 1a: Guitar 1 with distortion (Play 5 times: 1st time doubles as intro)
================================================================================


||---------------------------------|---------------------------------| |
||---------------------------------|---------------------------------| |
||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|*|
||-----------------------7-5-7--9\-|---------------------------------|*|
||--2----2/-5----------------------|--2----2/-5----------------2--5\-| |
||---------------------------------|---------------------0--3--------| |



================================================================================
Riff 1b: Guitar 2 with heavy distortion enters on bar 3 (Play 4 times)
================================================================================


*Hold notes where fingerings are suggested*

||------------------------------------|------------------------------------| |
||------------------------------------|------------------------------------| |
||------------------------------------|------------------------------------|*|
||--2----2--0----0--------------------|--2----2--0----0--------------------|*|
||--2----2--2----2-----5-----2--5-----|--2----2--2----2-----5-----2--5-----| |
||--0----0--3----3--2-----3--------2--|--0----0--3----3--2-----3--------2--| |
                    1  4  2  1  4  1                     1  4  2  1  4  1



================================================================================
Riff 2a: Guitar 3 with clean tone and mild delay (Play 4 times)
================================================================================


*Let ring throughout - hold the implied chord whenever possible*

	=================	
	| Implied chord |
	=================

	||--12----|
	||--12----|
	||--12----|
	||--14----|
	||--------|
	||--------|



||--12------------------------------------------------------|
||-----12-15p12---------------------------------------------|
||--------------12h14p(12)----------12----------------------|
||---------------------12h14-14--------12h14----16p12-14----|
||----------------------------------------------------------|
||----------------------------------------------------------|
    1  1  4  1  1   3  1  3  3      1  1  3     4   1  3


|--12-------------------------------------------------------| |
|-----12-15p12----------------------------------------------| |
|--------------12h14p(12)----------12--------11b12r11-------|*|
|---------------------12-14-14--------12h14-----------------|*|
|-----------------------------------------------------------| |
|-----------------------------------------------------------| |
   1  1  4  1  1   3  1  3  3      1  1  3   1



================================================================================
Riff 2b: Guitar 4 with clean tone (Play 4 times)
================================================================================


*Let ring throughout*

||----------------------------------|----------------------------------| |
||--0-------------------------------|--0-------------------------------| |
||-----5------------0---------------|-----5------------0---------------|*|
||--------------------------4-------|----------------------------------|*|
||--7-------------------------------|--7-----------------------7-------| |
||----------8----8--7----7--5----5--|----------8----8--7----7-------7--| |


This riff is a translation of the ambient sounds which are present during
Riff 2a.  There are multiple sounds and instruments playing various notes,
so this riff's tab is only a generalisation to help you recreate the sound.



================================================================================
Guitars 1 and 2 play Riff 1a/1b twice
================================================================================


================================================================================
Guitars 3 and 4 play Riff 2a/2b twice
================================================================================


================================================================================
Riff 3: Guitars 1 and 2 (Play once through) Note the variation in the third bar
================================================================================


||----------------------------------------|
||----------------------------------------|
||--6--6--6--5----------------------------|
||--6--6--6--5----------------------------|
||--4--4--4--3------0h2p0---0h3-----2--2--|
||--4--4--4--3------------3-----1p0-0--0--|
                                    P.M.

|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|--6--6--6--5----------------------------|
|--6--6--6--5----------------------------|
|--4--4--4--3------0h2p0---0h3-----2--2--|
|--4--4--4--3------------3-----1p0-0--0--|
                                   ....

|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|--6--6--6--5----------------------------|
|--6--6--6--5----------------------------|
|--4--4--4--3------0h2p0---0h3-----2-----|
|--4--4--4--3------------3-----1p0-0-----|
                                   .

|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|--6--6--6--5----------------------------|
|--6--6--6--5----------------------------|
|--4--4--4--3------0h2p0---0h3-----2--2--|
|--4--4--4--3------------3-----1p0-0--0--|
                                   ....



================================================================================
Guitars 1 & 2 rest while the bass plays the following 2 times: [Tempo = 70 BPM]
================================================================================


||--7------6------------------|--9-------8------------------| |
||--8------7------------------|--10------9------------------|*|
||----------------------------|-----------------------------|*|
||----------------------------|-----------------------------| |



================================================================================
Riff 4: Guitars 1 and 2 (Play 4 times) [Time Sig = 4/4]
================================================================================


||------------------------------|-------------------------------| |
||------------------------------|-------------------------------| |
||------------------------------|-------------------------------|*|
||------------------------------|-------------------------------|*|
||------------------------5-----|---------------------5---------| |
||--6--6--6-7-5--5--5-6-7---7-6-|--7--7--7-5-5--5-6-7---7-5-5-5-| |



================================================================================
Riff 5a: Guitars 1 and 2 (Play 4 times) [Time sig = 8/4]
================================================================================


             % (Gradually depress whammy bar 2 full steps on the 4th chord)
||------------------------------| |
||------------------------------| |
||--6--6--6--5------------------|*|
||--6--6--6--5------------------|*|
||--4--4--4--3------------------| |
||--4--4--4--3------------------| |



================================================================================
Riff 5b: Guitar 5 with heavy distortion (Play 4 times)
================================================================================


*Lets harmonic notes ring out*


     H    H    H    % (Gradually depress whammy bar 2 full steps on 4th note)
||--<12>-----------------------------|
||-------<12>------------------------|
||------------<12>--9----------------|
||-----------------------------------|
||-----------------------------------|
||-----------------------------------|



================================================================================
Guitars 1 and 2 play Riff 4 4 times
================================================================================


================================================================================
Guitars 1, 2 and 5 play Riff 5a/5b 4 times, then guitars 1 and 2 play Fill 1
================================================================================


        =======================================
        [ Fill 1: Guitars 1 and 2 (Play once) ]
        =======================================


        ||-----------||
        ||-----------||
        ||--6--6--6--||
        ||--6--6--6--||
        ||--4--4--4--||
        ||--4--4--4--||



================================================================================
Guitars 1 and 2 play Riff 1a/1b 4 times
================================================================================


================================================================================
Guitars 3 and 4 play Riff 2a/2b 4 times, allowing the final notes to ring out
================================================================================


================================================================================
End
================================================================================


Tab summary:        Riff 1a X 1
                    Riff 1a/1b X 4
                    Riff 2a/2b X 4
                    Riff 1a/1b X 4
                    Riff 2a/2b X 4
                    Riff 3 X 1
                    Bass Riff X 2
                    Riff 4 X 4
                    Riff 5a/5b X 4
                    Riff 4 X 4
                    Riff 5a/5b X 4
                    Fill 1 X 1
                    Riff 1a/1b X 4
                    Riff 2a/2b X 4 (Allow last notes of last bar to ring out)

                    END


My Dying Bride albums
2004 Songs of Darkness, Words of Light
2001 The Dreadful Hours
1999 The Light at the End of the World
1998 34.788%...Complete
1997 Like Gods of the Sun
1996 The Angel and the Dark River
1994 Turn Loose the Swans
1992 As the Flower Withers
The Dreadful Hours tabs
01The Dreadful Hours tabbass tab
02The Raven and the Rose tabbass tab
04Black Heart Romance tabbass tab
05A Cruel Taste of Winter tabbass tab

 

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