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NEW COMMUNITY

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the Kaiser and the Sultan have come to demand allegiance and loyalty from you. come to the community and join or else you will burn in the thousand fires of hell.

the Kaiser Orders you:

"Kaiser, why do you play the accursed guitar"
"Know thy enemy that you may slay him"




CYNIC - HOW COULD I?
From the Album FOCUS
Copyright 1993 ROADRUNNER

Version 2.0 - October 2001


Transcription Done By: Kerry Vick
For Questions, Comments, Corrections, or Newest Version;
please contact Kerry at nucleusmetal@home.com

Notation:
b = bend / = slide up a.h. = artificial
bf= bend full br= bend release harmonic
h = hammer-on \ = slide down > = abrupt stop
p = pull-off . = palm mute(pm) t = tapping
" = tremolo picking

Tuning = E (E,A,D,G,B,E)


The music of Cynic is so difficult that I am sure there are
many other mistakes hanging around...all corrections are welcome.


Riff A.1 - Clean guitar
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------88-------------------------------|
|----77-10-10-77-99-77----77----77-10-10-77----77-99-77-|GTRS I
|-00-------------------------77-------------88----------| & II
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
.. .. . . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. . . .. .. .. .. ..

Riff A.2 - Clean guitar
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----99-99----10-10----99----99-99----99-12-12----10-10-99-|GTRS I
|-77-------77-------77----77-------77----------77----------| & II
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
.. .. .. .. .. ..


Play Riff A.1 two times
Play Riff A.2 two times


Riff B.1 - distorted guitar
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------88-------------------------------|
|----77-10-10-77-99-77----77----77-10-10-77----77-99-77-|GTR I
|-00-------------------------00-------------88----------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
| .. .. . . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. . . .. .. .. .. .. |
| |
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|--------6----5--6--5--8--8---------6----5---------6----|
|----7---7----7--7--7--7--7---------7----7---------7-7/-|GTR II
|----7---5----5--5--5--5--5---55-55-5----5---88-88-5-5/-|
|-55-5--------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
.. . .. .. .. ..


Riff B.2
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----99-99----10-10----99----99-99----99-12-12----10-10-99-|GTR I
|-77-------77-------77----77-------77----------------------|
|----------------------------------------------88----------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
| .. .. .. .. .. .. |
| |
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|------2---------------------------------------------------|GTR II
|-2-22-2---------------------------3-----------------------|
|-0-00-0----------------------3-33-3-----------------------|
|-----------------------------1-11-1-----------------------|
. .. . ..

continuation of Riff B.2
|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|
|----99-99----10-10----99-99-|GTR I
|-77-------77-------77-------|
|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|
| .. .. .. .. . . .. .. .. |
|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|
|------3---------------------|GTR II
|-3-33-3---------------------|
|-1-11-1---------------------|
|----------------------------|
. ..

Riff B.3
|--------------------|
|----10--------------|
|-------10-7----5-4~-|GTR I
|-/7---------/5------|
|--------------------|
|--------------------|

|--------------------|
|-----3--------------|
|--------3-0---------|GTR II
|-/3------------3-2~-|
|------------/3------|
|--------------------|

Play Riff B.1 two times
Play Riff B.2 one time
Play Riff B.3 one time

Riff C
|-----------------|----------------------|
|-----------------|----------------------|
|----------7------|----------------------|GTRS I
|-----------6---6-|----------10----------| & II
|-5-555555----5---|-8-888888----10-88-10-|
|-----------------|----------------------|
. ...... . . ...... ..

continuation of Riff C
|------------------|--------------------|
|------------------|--------------------|
|----------7h8-7-5-|----------10p9------|GTRS I
|------------------|---------------10---| & II
|-6-666666---------|-7-777777--------10-|
|------------------|--------------------|
. ...... . ......

Riff D.1
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|GTR I
|-5------3-----------------------------|
|-3-3333-1-1111-----------------66-5-3-|
|---------------3333-44444-4-44--------|
| . .... . .... .... ..... . .. .. |
| |
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|----7-----7---------------------------|GTR II
|-5-----5----7-----7------------88-7-5-|
|--------------8-5---66666-6-66--------|
|--------------------------------------|
. . . . . ..... . .. ..

continuation of Riff D.1
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|--------------------------------5-|GTR I
|-5------3-----------------------7-|
|-3-3333-1-1111-5----------6-5-3---|
|---------------3333-55555---------|
| .... .... .... ..... . . . |
| |
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|----7-----7---------------------5-|GTR II
|-5-----5----7-----5-------8-7-5-7-|
|--------------8-5---77777---------|
|----------------------------------|
. . . . . ..... . . .

Riff D.2
|-------------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------------|--------------------------5-|GTR I
|-5-----3-----------------------|-5-----3------------------7-|
|-3-----1-----5---6---6-5-6-5-3-|-3-----1-----5---7--6-5-3---|
|-------------3---4-------------|-------------3---5----------|
| . . . . . | . . . |
| | |
|-------------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------------|----------------------------|
|-----7-----7-------------------|-----7-----7----------------|GTR II
|---7-----5-----5-----8-7-8-7-5-|---7-----5-----5----8-7-5-7-|
|-10----8-----5---6~------------|-10----8-----5---7~---------|
|-------------------------------|----------------------------|
. . .

Play Riff C one time
Play Riff D.1 one time
Play Riff C one time
Play Riff D.1 one time


Riff E - Bridge
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|----------5-----------4------4-|GTRS I
|----------5-----------2------2-| & II
|-------------------------------|
|-7-777777----4-444444---4444---|
...... ......


Riff F
|--------------------------------------|---------------|-------------------|
|----------------------------10--------|----------6--5-|-------------------|
|----------9---------------9----9------|----------5--4-|----------9~--7--5-|GTR I
|---9-10-9---10-9-999-10-9--------10-7-|-6--------3--2-|-7-9-7-6-----------|
|-0------------------------------------|-6-------------|----------7~--5--3-|
|--------------------------------------|-4-------------|-------------------|

|--------------------------------------|---------------|-------------------|
|-------------------0----0-------------|----------6--5-|-------------------|
|-2----2---2----2------------2---------|----------5--4-|----------4------4-|GTR II
|---2----2---2----22--2----2----2------|-6-x-x-x--3--2-|----------2------2-|
|---------------------------------0----|-6-x-x-x-------|-------------------|
|--------------------------------------|---------------|-4-444444---4444---|
. . . . ...... ...

Riff G.1
|-------------------|-----------------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------------|
|-------5-----------|-------5---------------------|GTR I
|----55-5----7----5-|----55-5----7---------555555-|
|-7--33-3-77-7-6--3-|-7--33-3-77-7----6666-333333-|
|-5-------55-5-4----|-5-------55-5-4~-4444--------|
| > .. .. > > .. .. .... ...... |


Fill A.1/Riff G.1
|-----------------|---------------4-----|-------8------|
|-------5---------|-------------5---5---|-----9---9----|
|-----5---5---5---|---5---6---6-------6-|--10-------10-|GTR III
|---9-------9---9-|---------------------|--------------|
|-0---------------|-3---0---------------|--------------|
|-----------------|---------4-----------|-8------------|


Riff G.2
|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|
|-----6------6---------------5-|GTRS I
|-----6------6---------------5-| & II
|-444---4444---4444-55555555---|
|------------------------------|
... .... .... ........

Play Riff E one time
Play Riff F one time
Play Riff G.1 one time w/ Fill A.1 three times
Play Riff G.2 one time

Play Riff C two times
Play Riff D.1 one time
Play Riff D.2 one time
Play Riff E one time
Play Riff G.1 one time w/ Fill A.1 three times

Riff H
|-------------------------------------4------------8------|
|-------5---------------------------5---5--------9---9----|
|-----5---5---5-------------------6-------6---10-------10-|GTR I
|---9-------9---9-----------------------------------------|
|-0-------------------10------7---------------------------|
|-----------------5-5--8--5-5-5-4-----------8-------------|
. . . . . . .

|---------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|GTR II
|-----9---7----10---9---------------6---6-------10--10----|
|---7-------7----------9-----9----6-------6---10-------10-|
|-5-----5-----8-----------7-----4-----4-----8------8------|
. . . . . . . . . .


continuation of Riff H
|----------------------------------------4------------8------|
|-------5------------------------------5---5--------9---9----|
|-----5---5---5----------------------6-------6---10-------10-|GTR I
|---9-------9----9-------------------------------------------|
|-0----------------------10------7---------------------------|
|--------------------5-5--8--5-5-5-4-----------8-------------|
. . . . . . .

|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|GTR II
|------9----------10--9----------------6---6-------10--10----|
|------7----7------------9-----9-----6-------6---10-------10-|
|-5-55-5-55-5-55-8----------7------4-----4-----8------8------|
. . . . . . . . . .

continuation of Riff H
|----------------------------------------4------------8------|
|-------5------------------------------5---5--------9---9----|
|-----5---5---5----------------------6-------6---10-------10-|GTR I
|---9-------9----9-------------------------------------------|
|-0----------------------10------7---------------------------|
|--------------------5-5--8--5-5-5-4-----------8-------------|
. . . . . . .

|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|GTR II
|------9----------10--9------------------6-----------10------|
|------7----7------------9-----9---------6-----------10------|
|-5-55-5-55-5-55-8----------7------4-4-4-4-----8-8-8--8------|
. . . . . . . . . .

Riff I
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-----6------6---------------5------------8------8------|GTRS I
|-----6------6---------------5------------8------8------| & II
|-444---4444---4444-55555555---555555-666---6666---6666-|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
... .... .... ........

Play Riff H one time
Play Riff I one time

- Solo -

Play Riff E one time
Play Riff F one time
Play Riff G.1 one time without fill
Play Riff H one time

Riff J
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------88-------------------------------|
|----77-10-10-77-99-77----77----77-10-10-77----77-99-77-|GTR I
|-00-------------------------00-------------88----------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
.. .. . . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. . . .. .. .. .. ..

Play Riff J until fadeout (with variations and solos)
END.
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