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Still Remains Tab

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Alter Bridge - Still Remains
From the New Album "AB III"
tabbed by jjhand
Tuning Low to High - Bb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb (like 'Come to Life'/'Broken Wings')


This is a kick ass heavy song with great riffs despite no solo! Enjoy & 
please rate if u like it! Intro is in 6/8 time (6 beats per bar), but rest 
is 4/4 time. 


Intro (Guitar 1, light distortion)   -   play 2x
eb|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
Ab|---------3-----------0____________---|---------3-----------2___________---|
Bb|-0-3-1-0---0-0-3-1-0-----0---0---0---|-0-3-1-0---0-0-3-1-0----0---0---0---|




(0:16) - Intro Repeats but Guitar 2 plays this 2x:

eb|---------0-----------0---------------|---------0--------------------------|
Bb|-------7---7-------7-----------------|-------8---8-------8----------------|
Gb|-----8-----------8-------------------|-----9-----------9------------------|
Db|---9-----------9---------------------|--10----------10-----9--------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
   note the timing with the intro riff above & let notes ring





Heavy Riff 1 (0:31) - Guitar 1, 4/4 time, played 2x
|---------------------------------|----------------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------------|
|-2-----------------3-2-0-------5-|-2--------------*3~~-0------| * 2nd time is PH
|---0-----0---0-1-0-------3-1-0---|---0-----0---0-1------------|


|---------------------------------|----------------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------------|
|-2-----------------3-2-0-------5-|-2---------------0----------|
|---0-----0---0-1-0-------3-1-0---|---0-----0---0-0-1----------|







Verse (0:51) - Play Heavy Riff 1 Again, but mute short notes on low Bb string

Lyrics: "I cast a line when I saw you were drowning, but still you"




Verse Pt 2: 
|---------------------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-5------5----5-5-5---5-5-|
|-10------10----10-10-10----10-10-|-6------6----6-6-6---6-6-|
|-8-------8-----8--8--8-----8--8--|-4------4----4-4-4---4-4-|
"turn your back on me"




Play Heavy Riff 1 Again -

Lyrics: "But you found the fire when you were burning, but still you"




Verse Pt 3: 
|--------------------------------|------------------|
|--------------------------------|------------------|
|--------------------------------|------------------|
|--------------------------------|-5----------------|
|-10------10----10-10-10---10-10-|-6----------------|
|-8-------8-----8--8--8----8--8--|-4----------------|
"never        could        believe"






Chorus - Guitar 1 Play Chords with 16th note rhythm 

|--------------|--------------|-------------|-------------|
|-(3)----------|-(3)----------|-------------|-------------|
|--------------|--------------|-(5-3)-------|-(5)---------|
|--------------|--------------|-------------|-------------|
|-10----x16----|-10----x16----|-6----x16----|-3----x16----|
|-8------------|-8------------|-4-----------|-1-----------|

1. "So  carry      on         if you must go your way"
2. "Go embrace my  heart.     Your free will still remains, oh"

 () - is Guitar 2's notes in background








(1:40) Play Heavy Riff 1 to go to Verse 2





===============================================================

Verse 2 - Same as Verse 1, but Guitar 2 adds a steady Bb note:
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-| repeated throughout verse
|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|

Lyrics:
"I save you from your fall when you were slipping
 but still you broke from me to run?
 So how can you justify the life you're living?"



(2:10) End of verse 2 - Guitar 2, 
|---------------------------------|-----------------|
|---------10----10-10-10----10-10-|-6---------------|
|-12------12----12-12-12----12-12-|-7---------------|
|-12------12----12-12-12----12-12-|-8---------------|
|-10------10----10-10-10----10-10-|-6---------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------|
Guitar 1 plays Verse Pt 3 during this part






(2:15) Play Chorus Again but chorus 2 ends on:

|--------------|-----------------|
|--------------|-----------------|
|--------------|-----------------|
|--------------|-----------------|
|--------------|-----------------|
|-0------------|-0~~-------------|








(2:40) Fast Picking riff - Guitar 1 - play 6x
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-------------**------------------|-3-2-----------------------------|
|-1-0-0-0-0-0-110-110-0-0-875-875-|-----0-0-0-0-110-110-0-0-875-875-|
      PM_________________________       PM_________________________

**notes are 1st fret, not 11th




During Lyrics, Guitar 2 Adds:
|-------------|------------|-------------|------------|
|-------------|------------|-------------|------------|
|-8-----------|-9----------|-8-----------|------------|
|-------------|------------|-------------|------------|
|-6-----------|-7----------|-6-----------|------------|
|-------------|------------|-------------|------------|
"You'll deny it all, you'll deny me once again"


|-------------|------------|-------------|------------|
|-------------|------------|-------------|------------|
|-8-----------|-9----------|-11----------|-14---------|
|-------------|------------|-------------|---------4/9|
|-6-----------|-7----------|-9-----------|-12---------|
|-------------|------------|-------------|------------|
"But I've seen it all, I know you'll come to crawl back to me before the end"




Fast Picking Riff Ending (both guitars), played 2x
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-2---------------------------|-2---------------------------| add pick scrape 
|---0---0---1-1~--0---0-1-2-3-|---4~--4---4-5---5---8-8-8-7-| before chorus





Play Chorus Again, but Guitar 2 plays these notes in a 16th note rhythm:

|-------------|--------8--10--|--------8--10--|-8-------------|  x4
|-8--------10-|-11------------|-11------------|---------------|
|-------------|--------5--7---|--------5--7---|-5-------------|
|-5--------7--|--8------------|-8-------------|---------------|
|-------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|-------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
1. "So  carry      on         if you must go your way"
2. "Go embrace my  heart.     Your free will still remains, oh"



Ending - Play Fast Picking Riff Ending (2 lines above) then hit open Bb 
string to end song.




KEY
************************************

| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| PH  pinch harmonic
| PM  palm mute
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend
| r   Bend release

************************************
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jjhand wrote on October 7 2010, 10:27 am

I'll be updating the lyrics later. If you want to listen to this, check youtube.

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JimBonJovi wrote on October 7 2010, 09:22 pm

My Favourite off the album. Excellent all around!

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Lost Dog wrote on June 19 2011, 08:04 pm

Amazing tab. Thanks!

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