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			     The American Scream - Alkaline Trio
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Tabbed by: FenderMaster
Email: joemickkelly@yahoo.com

a great new song off Alkaline Trio's latest album, This Addiction

Tuning: standard

Intro Lead X 2

e|-7---7---7---7---7---7---5---4---------------------------------------------|
B|--5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5--------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Intro Rythym X 2

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---------------------------------|
D|-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---------------------------------|
A|-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------------------|
E|-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2----------------------------------------------------------|

Verse 1

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---------------------------------|
D|-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---------------------------------|
A|-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------------------|
E|-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2----------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---------------------------------|
D|-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---------------------------------|
A|-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------------------|
E|-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2----------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-2-2-2-2-----------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------------------|
D|-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------------------|
A|-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---------------------------------|
E|----------0-0-0-0----------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4-4-4---5-5-5-5------------------------------------|
D|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4-4-4---5-5-5-5------------------------------------|
A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2-2-2---3-5-5-5------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse 2 (same as before, but this time with the lead part over it)
		
Lead

e|-7---7---7---7---7---7---5---4---------------------------------------------|
B|--5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5--------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Rythym

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---------------------------------|
D|-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---------------------------------|
A|-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------------------|
E|-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2----------------------------------------------------------|


Lead

e|-7---7---7---7---7---7---5---4---------------------------------------------|
B|--5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5--------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Rythym

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---------------------------------|
D|-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---------------------------------|
A|-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------------------|
E|-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2----------------------------------------------------------|

Lead

e|-7---7---7---7---7---7---5---4---------------------------------------------|
B|--5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5--------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Rythym

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-2-2-2-2-----------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------------------|
D|-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------------------|
A|-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---------------------------------|
E|----------0-0-0-0----------------------------------------------------------|

Lead

e|-7---7---7---7---7---7---5---4---------------------------------------------|
B|--5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5--------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|



e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4-4-4---5-5-5-5------------------------------------|
D|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4-4-4---5-5-5-5------------------------------------|
A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2-2-2---3-5-5-5------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-11-11-11-11-11-11---7-7-7-7-7-7--2-2-2-2-2-2--9-9-9-9-9-9-----------------|
A|--9--9--9--9--9--9---7-7-7-7-7-7--2-2-2-2-2-2--9-9-9-9-9-9-----------------|
E|--9--9--9--9--9--9---5-5-5-5-5-5--0-0-0-0-0-0--7-7-7-7-7-7-----------------|



e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-11-11-11-11-11-11---7-7-7-7-7-7--2-2-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4-4-4-----------------|
A|--9--9--9--9--9--9---7-7-7-7-7-7--2-2-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4-4-4-----------------|
E|--9--9--9--9--9--9---5-5-5-5-5-5--0-0-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2-2-2-----------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-11-11-11-11-11-11-7-7-7-7-7-7--2-2-2-2-2-2--9-9-9-9-9-9-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
A|-9--9--9--9--9--9--7-7-7-7-7-7--2-2-2-2-2-2--9-9-9-9-9-9-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
E|-9--9--9--9--9--9--5-5-5-5-5-5--0-0-0-0-0-0--7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10-10-10-|

Verse

Lead

e|-7---7---7---7---7---7---5---4---------------------------------------------|
B|--5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5--------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Rythym

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---------------------------------|
D|-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---------------------------------|
A|-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------------------|
E|-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2----------------------------------------------------------|

Let Ring out (no lead part here)

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-2-----4-----6-------------------------2-----4-----6-----------------------|
A|-2-----4-----6-------------------------2-----4-----6-----------------------|
E|-0-----2-----4-------------------------0-----2-----4-----------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-2-------------4-----------------------2-----4-----5-----------------------|
D|-2-----2-------4-----------------------2-----4-----5-----------------------|
A|-0-----2-------2-----------------------0-----2-----3-----------------------|
E|-------0-------------------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus (with lead part playin over it) play this X 2

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-11-11-11-11-11-11---7-7-7-7-7-7--2-2-2-2-2-2--9-9-9-9-9-9-----------------|
A|--9--9--9--9--9--9---7-7-7-7-7-7--2-2-2-2-2-2--9-9-9-9-9-9-----------------|
E|--9--9--9--9--9--9---5-5-5-5-5-5--0-0-0-0-0-0--7-7-7-7-7-7-----------------|



e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-11-11-11-11-11-11---7-7-7-7-7-7--2-2-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4-4-4-----------------|
A|--9--9--9--9--9--9---7-7-7-7-7-7--2-2-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4-4-4-----------------|
E|--9--9--9--9--9--9---5-5-5-5-5-5--0-0-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2-2-2-----------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-11-11-11-11-11-11-7-7-7-7-7-7--2-2-2-2-2-2--9-9-9-9-9-9-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
A|-9--9--9--9--9--9--7-7-7-7-7-7--2-2-2-2-2-2--9-9-9-9-9-9-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
E|-9--9--9--9--9--9--5-5-5-5-5-5--0-0-0-0-0-0--7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10-10-10-|

Solo(ish) part

It sounds like he's playing up around the 21st-23rd fret, but my guitar's 
only have 21-22 :(, so you could play:


e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--8-8-8--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--8-8-8----------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--6-6-6--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--6-6-6----------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-9-let ring-------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-7----------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

or


e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17--16-16-16--17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17--16-16-16------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--13-13-13--14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--13-13-13------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17--16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16--17-let ring-------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13--14----------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Outro (verse and lead)

Lead

e|-7---7---7---7---7---7---5---4---------------------------------------------|
B|--5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5--------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Rythym

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---------------------------------|
D|-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---------------------------------|
A|-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------------------|
E|-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2----------------------------------------------------------|

Lead

e|-7---7---7---7---7---7---5---4---------------------------------------------|
B|--5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5--------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Rythem

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---------------------------------|
D|-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---------------------------------|
A|-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------------------|
E|-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2----------------------------------------------------------|

Lead

e|-7---7---7---7---7---7---5---4---------------------------------------------|
B|--5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5--------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Rythem

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-2-2-2-2-----------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------------------|
D|-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------------------|
A|-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---------------------------------|
E|----------0-0-0-0----------------------------------------------------------|

Lead

e|-7---7---7---7---7---7---5---4---5---4---5 let ring------------------------|
B|--5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Rytheme|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4-4-4---5-let ring---------------------------------|
D|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4-4-4---5------------------------------------------|
A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2-2-2---3------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

************************************

| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| +   harmonic
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend
| pb  Pre-bend
| br  Bend release
| pbr Pre-bend release
| brb Bend release bend

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smartin6988 wrote on July 11 2010, 02:52 pm

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