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10 Years: Backlash

Transcribed by: mysticguitar77

YouTube Username: MysticGuitar77

Date last modified: July 13, 2012

***UPDATE***7/13/12: Fixed wrong chord in Riff 6.

Tuning: Drop C# (C#,G#,C#,F#,A#,D#)

Riff 1 (intro)
D#|-------------------------------------------------|
A#|-------------------------------------------------|
F#|-------------------------------------------------|
C#|---------------------------------------------7\5-|
G#|---5-----5-5---5-----5\3---5-----5-5---5-----5\3-|
C#|-0---0-0-----0---0-0-----0---0-0-----0---0-0-----|

Riff 2 - Guitar 1 (clean) "Dear God, will no one make it out..."
D#|---------------------|
A#|---------------------|
F#|---------------------|
C#|---7------7---7---10-|
G#|-5------8---8---8----|
C#|---------------------|

Play Riff 2 (Guitar 1) x8

Riff 2 - Guitar 1 (final time)
D#|----------------|
A#|----------------|
F#|----------------|
C#|---7------7---7-|
G#|-5------8---8---|
C#|----------------|

Riff 2 - Guitar 2 (distortion) "Heavy clouds come crashing down..."
D#|--------------------|
A#|--------------------|
F#|--------------------|
C#|--------------------|
G#|---5---5----5---5\3-|
C#|-0---0----0---0-----|

Play Riff 2 (Guitar 2) x8

Riff 2 note: Guitar 1 plays something else before the pre-chorus that I can't
             make out over the other guitar, so if anybody figures it out,
             I'll update this tab.

Riff 3 - Both Guitars "Hung by your self-righteous hands..."
D#|-------------------------|
A#|-------------------------|
F#|-------------------------|
C#|---7-----7-7---7-----7\5-|
G#|---5-----5-5---5-----5\3-|
C#|-0---0-0-----0---0-0-----|

Play Riff 3 x4

Riff 4   "Backlashing..."
D#|-----------------------------------|
A#|-----------------------------------|
F#|-----------------------------------|
C#|-10-10-10-10-10--10-10-10-10-10-10-|
G#|-8--8--8--8--8---8--8--8--8--8--8--|
C#|-----------------------------------|

Play Riff 3 x1   "...as you lie alone..."
Play Riff 4 x1   "Backlashing..."
Play Riff 3 x1   "...as you run coward..."
Play Riff 2 (Guitar 1) x4 "Bare the truth as the storm comes through..."
Play Riff 2 (Guitar 2) x8 "Dear God, will anyone one get out..."

Riff 2 - Guitar 2 (final time)
D#|---------|
A#|---------|
F#|---------|
C#|---------|
G#|---5---5-|
C#|-0---0---|

Play Riff 3 x4   "Hung by your self-righteous hands..."
Play Riff 4 x1   "Backlashing..."
Play Riff 3 x1   "...as you lie alone..."
Play Riff 4 x1   "Backlashing..."
Play Riff 3 x1   "...as you run coward..."

Riff 5 (lead w/ light distortion and delay)
D#|----------------------------------------------------------|
A#|----------------------------------------------------------|
F#|----5---4b5r4b5r4------------5---4-5/7--5p4---------------|
C#|-/7---------------5-4-----/7----------------5-4----5-0----|
G#|----------------------------------------------------------|
C#|----------------------------------------------------------|

D#|-17----15----17--15-14----15-17-15-14--14\-|
A#|-------------------------------------------|
F#|-------------------------------------------|
C#|-------------------------------------------|
G#|-------------------------------------------|
C#|-------------------------------------------|

D#|------------------------------------------|
A#|-7p0------7p0------7p0---7p0-----7p0------|
F#|-----5/7------5/7-----5/7---5/7------5/7~-|
C#|------------------------------------------|
G#|------------------------------------------|
C#|------------------------------------------|

Riff 6   "Hung by your self-righteous hands..."
D#|---------------------------|
A#|---------------------------|
F#|---------------------------|
C#|-0--------------0----------|
G#|-0-----------3--0----------|
C#|-0-----3--5-----0----------|

    "Get ready to meet you maker now..."
D#|---------------------|
A#|---------------------|
F#|---------------------|
C#|-7--8--10--3--5-5----|
G#|-7--8--10--3--5-5----|
C#|-7--8--10--3--5-5----|

Play Riff 4 x1    "Backlashing..."
Play Riff 3 x1    "...as you lie alone..."
Play Riff 4 x1    "Backlashing..."
Play Riff 3 x5    "...as you run coward..."

Riff 3 (final time)
D#|---------------------|
A#|---------------------|
F#|---------------------|
C#|---7-----7-7---7-----|
G#|---5-----5-5---5-----|
C#|-0---0-0-----0---0---|

Riff 7 (ending)
D#|-------------------------------------------------|
A#|-------------------------------------------------|
F#|-------------------------------------------------|
C#|---------------------------------------------7\5-|
G#|---5-----5-5---5-----5\3---5-----5-5---5-----5\3-|
C#|-0---0-0-----0---0-0-----0---0-0-----0---0-0-----|

Enjoy!
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