Official Tab Books

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  1. Vyn

    Vyn Not a Sparkly Vampire Contributor

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    What are some bands that do some wicked tabs/transcriptions? I know Obscura have done a few, anyone else?
     
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    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    Between the Buried and Me do guitar, bass and drum transcriptions. I have both guitar and bass Colors books and they're great.
     
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    Albake21 "Just get a used Ibanez Prestige."

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    sirbuh, Mullet and Mathemagician like this.
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    Obscura's Cosmogenisis is really good but Omnivium was a mess and I'm not sure Fountainhead tabbed all his parts for Akroasis so it might not be that accurate for his lines.

    Jason Richardson's tab book is really good. Its definitely the best I've come across. My biggest problem with actual official books is a lot of guitarists tab what they play live or what they meant to play in the studio rather than what they actually played but Jason really put in the work to get his near perfect.
     
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    I purchased the akroasis tabbook when it came out and some parts sound close but some are completely off, specifically the solos.
    I talked to Tom personally when he was covering for Defeated Sanity and all his parts were "done" or transcribed by someone else. He said they're wrong.

    Latest other bands that have done tabbooks that I remember:
    Necrophagist
    Rivers of Nihil with Where Owls know my name
    Fallujah
    Psycroptic
    Plini
    Death
    Christian Muezner solo
    Blotted Science??
    Feared
    Virvum
    Animals As Leaders
    Intervals
     
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    Vyn Not a Sparkly Vampire Contributor

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    I've got all the Psycroptic ones as well as the Conquering Dystopia and Alluvial tab books, can recommend all of those. Have been putting off getting Jason's tabbook for 'I' because I'm pretty sure I'll cry trying to play some of that xD
     
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    Avedas SS.org Regular

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    I remember Protest the Hero's tab book for Fortress was a bit of a clusterfuck. Never really checked any of the others.
     
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    the Emperor - Scattered Ashes tab book pdf can be found easily by doing some googling.

    +1 to the BTBAM tab books.

    I would like to get the Sylosis tab book from sheet happens but I wish it was Edge of The Earth instead of Dormant Heart.
     
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    yeah, Scattered Ashes is awesome and cheap, tabbed by Ihsahn himself

    Haken's last album is also tabbed by them.
     
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    Not sure if any of you have heard of the Finnish metal band called Diablo, but I'll just throw this in anyay, as their drummer is amazing. He's got a very throrough drum notation book of their latest album, including versions for his kit and a more stripped down version, which I thinkg is quite cool athough I'm not a drummer: http://www.hwh-musicproduction.com/store/
     

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