Deathblow (de Deftones)
(www.acordesytabs.com)
Tabbed by: Cross 
7/16/03 
Email:xcrossx1@yahoo.com 
 
Tuning: Here is Stephen's REAL tuning G#,C#,F#,B,E,G#,C#. Thats 4 steps down 
from regular tuning and 2 steps down for 7 string. I play these on a regular 
Guitar so I don't have the extra C# but it still sounds 99-100% correct. 
 
 
Intro 
 
C#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
E |--------------------------------------------0-----------------------------| 
B |-0-----0--0----0----------------------------------------------------------| 
F#|----2--------2----2p0-------2-----------2---------------------------------|x2 
C#|----------------------0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0---0-------------------------------| 
G#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
 
Verse 
* 
C#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
E |--------------------------------------------0-----------------------------| 
B |-0-----0--0----0----------------------------------------------------------| 
F#|----2--------2----2p0-------2-----------2---------------------------------| 
C#|----------------------0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0---0-------------------------------| 
G#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
 
** 
 P.M        ............................................                
C#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
E |--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B |-0-----0--0----0----------------------------------------------------------| 
F#|----2--------2----2p0-----------------------------------------------------| 
C#|----------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---------------------| 
G#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
 
Pre-Chorus 
 
   *** with this part I am too lazy to tab every *** stroke. 
C#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G#|---------0----------------------------------------------------------------| 
E |----------0---------------------------------------------------------------| 
B |-9--9-9-9-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
F#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
C#|-7--7-7-7-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
G#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
Chorus 
* 
C#|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0------| 
G#|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0------| 
E |--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B |-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---0--| 
F#|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---2--| 
C#|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---2--| 
G#|-----------------------------------------------------------------------0--| 
 
** 
C#|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0------| 
G#|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0------| 
E |---------4p2-2-2-4-2------------------------------------------------------| 
B |-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2------| 
F#|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2------| 
C#|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0------| 
G#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
 
*** 
C#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
E |--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---0------| 
F#|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---2------| 
C#|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---2------| 
G#|-------------------------------------------------------------------0------| 
 
 
Chorus 2  
 
C#|---------0----------------------0--------------------------0--------------| 
G#|---------0----------------------0--------------------------0--------------| 
E |--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B |-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9/11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11/12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12/-| 
F#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
C#|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7/-9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9/10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10/-| 
G#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
                            During this part use some open C#'s and G#'s 
                             | 
C#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
E |--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B |-14-14-14-14/16-16-16-16/17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17--| 
F#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
C#|-12-12-12-12/14-14-14-14/15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15--| 
G#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
 
C#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
E |--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B |-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--------------------------| 
F#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
C#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--------------------------| 
G#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
 
Outro: Just play the intro and hit open strings and improvise it till the end. 
 
Song Structure: 
Intro 
Verse x4 
Pre-Chorus x1 
Chorus * x1 
Chorus ** x1 
Verse * x2 
Verse */** x1 (its kind of a mix of both) 
Verse * x1 
Verse */** x2 (its kind of a mix of both) 
Pre-Chorus x1 
Chorus * x1 
Chorus ** x1 (with the ending of Chorus *) 
Pre-Chorus x1  
Chorus *** x1 
Chorus 2 x1 
Verse */** x4 (its kind of a mix of both) 
Pre-Chorus x1 
Chorus * x1 
Chorus ** x1 (with the ending of Chorus *) 
Pre-Chorus x1  
Chorus *** x1 
Chorus 2 x2 
Outro 
 
 
| /  slide up 
|   slide down 
| h  hammer-on 
| p  pull-off 
| ~  vibrato 
| +  harmonic 
| x  Mute note 
 
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