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                             EMPIRE - As Cities Burn
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Tabbed by: Micah Jayne
Email: micahjayne@gmail.com

Tuning: Drop C#

As Cities Burn - Empire
From the album "Come Now Sleep"

The song is in drop C# tuning, which is everything tuned a half step down from drop D.
I may also make a Guitar Pro tab for this. Let me know if you would like me to.
Please email me any comments or corrections!

Enjoy!


Intro

Guitar 1

D#|-------------------------------------------------7-10-7-------------------|
A#|------------------------------------------8-10p0--------8-7---------------|
F#|-11--------------------------------7-9-11-------------------9-9-----------|
C#|----12------------------------9h10------------------------------12--------|
G#|-------12-12-10-9-9-7----------------------------------------------12-12--|
C#|----------------------10-10-9---------------------------------------------|

D#|-----------------15-------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--------------------12-13-12-10-12----------------------------------------|
F#|-----------------------------------12-------------------------------------|
C#|------------9-10----------------------------------------------------------|
G#|-10-9-9-7-9---------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2

D#|----------------------------------------12-17-14-------10-12-14-----------|
A#|------------12p0------------------------------------12--------------------|
F#|-11-12------------------7-----0------------------11-------------11-12-----|
C#|-------9-10---------------7-9---9h10-12-------------------------------9---|
G#|-----------------9h10-9---------------------------------------------------|
C#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D#|---------------------------------0----------------------------------------|
A#|----12p0-------------------------0--------11-12-11-12\--------------------|
F#|-----------------------0---------0--------14-14-14-14\--------------------|
C#|-10----------------7-9-----------0----------------------------------------|
G#|---------9h10-9-10--------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-------------------------9-10---------------------------------------------|


Verse 1

Guitar 1

D#|-X-X-X-X--X-X-X-----------------------------------------------------------|
A#|-X-X-X-X--X-X-X---------------------------12------------------------------|
F#|-X-X-X-X--X-X-X--9------------------12-9--9-------------------------9-11--|
C#|-X-X-X-X--X-X-X--9--9------------------------9--------------------9-------|
G#|-X-X-X-X--X-X-X--7----12-12-12-12-10-----------12-12-12-12-10--12---------|
C#|-X-X-X-X--X-X-X-----------------------------------------------------------|

D#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|----------12-15-12---------------------------------------------------------|
F#|-12-14-14----------12-11-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
C#|-------------------------14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14|
G#|-------------------------------------------------------------------------14|
C#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2

D#|-X-X-X-X--X-X-X-----------------------------------------------------------|
A#|-X-X-X-X--X-X-X-----------------------------------------------------------|
F#|-X-X-X-X--X-X-X--9999999999999999---9999999999999999-7777777777777777-----|
C#|-X-X-X-X--X-X-X--9999999999999999---9999999999999999-7777777777777777-----|
G#|-X-X-X-X--X-X-X--7777777777777777-5/7777777777777777-5555555555555555-----|
C#|-X-X-X-X--X-X-X-----------------------------------------------------------|

D#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|-9999999999999999--9------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-9999999999999999--9------------------------------------------------------|
G#|-7777777777777777--7------------------------------------------------------|
C#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Chorus

Guitar 1

D#|--------------------------12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-------------------------|
A#|--------------------------12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-------------------------|
F#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
C#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
G#|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10|
C#|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10|

D#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------------------12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
A#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------------------12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
F#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
C#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
G#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
C#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|

D#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|--------9--9--9--9--9--9-12-12-12-----------------------------------------|
C#|-------10-10-10-10-10-10-14-14-14-----------------------------------------|
G#|----10--------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-10-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2

D#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
G#|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10|
C#|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10|

D#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
G#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
C#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|

D#|-----------------10-12----14\7--------------------------------------------|
A#|-----------------------10-------------------------------------------------|
F#|--------------12----------------------------------------------------------|
C#|---------9-10-------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|------10------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-9h10---------------------------------------------------------------------|


Intro 2

Guitar 1

D#|-------------------------------------------------7-10-7-------------------|
A#|------------------------------------------8-10p0---------8-7--------------|
F#|-9--------------------------------7-9-11---------------------9-9----------|
C#|---12------------------------9h10--------------------------------12-------|
G#|------12-12-10-9-9-7------------------------------------------------12-12-|
C#|---------------------10-10-9----------------------------------------------|

D#|------------------------------2-------------------------------------------|
A#|--------------------------1-3---------------------------------------------|
F#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|------------9-10----------------------------------------------------------|
G#|-10-9-9-7-9-------------2-------------------------------------------------|
C#|------------------Rest----------0-----------------------------------------|

Guitar 2

D#|-----------------------------------------12-17-14-------10-12-14----------|
A#|------------12p0-------------------------------------12-------------------|
F#|-11-12-------------------7-----0------------------11-------------11-12----|
C#|-------9-10----------------7-9---9h10-12-------------------------------9--|
G#|-----------------9h10-9---------------------------------------------------|
C#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D#|------------------------------------2-------------------------------------|
A#|----12p0------------------------1-3---------------------------------------|
F#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-10----------------7-9----------------------------------------------------|
G#|---------9h10-9-10------------2-------------------------------------------|
C#|------------------------Rest-----------0----------------------------------|


Verse 2

Guitar 1

D#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------10-12-10-------------------7-----------10-12-10|
F#|----------------7--------9--------------------------7---7-------9---------|
C#|--------------9-----------------------------------9-----------------------|
G#|-------------------10-12----------------------------------10-12-----------|
C#|-2x alot----9------------------------2x alot----9-------------------------|

D#|---------------------------------------------------------------------0----|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------0----|
F#|---------------------------------------------------------------------0----|
C#|---------------------------------------------------------------------0----|
G#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-10-16-16b17b16-----------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2

D#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|------------------------------------------------------7-------------------|
F#|----------------7-----------------------------------7---7-----------------|
C#|--------------9-----------------------------------9----------------9------|
G#|------------------------10-12-----------------------------------12---12---|
C#|-2x alot----9------9-12--------------2x alot----9----------9-12-----------|

D#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-10/16-17p16---------------------------------------------------------\----|


Chorus (X2)

Guitar 1

D#|--------------------------12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-------------------------|
A#|--------------------------12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-------------------------|
F#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
C#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
G#|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10|
C#|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10|

D#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------------------12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
A#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------------------12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
F#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
C#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
G#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
C#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|

D#|-------{----------------------------}-------------------------------------|
A#|-------{----------------------------}-------------------------------------|
F#|-------{--9--9--9--9--9--9-12-12-12-}-------------------------------------|
C#|-------{-10-10-10-10-10-10-14-14-14-}-------------------------------------|
G#|----10-{----------------------------}-------------------------------------|
C#|-10----{----------------------------}-------------------------------------|

Guitar 2

D#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
G#|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10|
C#|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10|

D#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
G#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
C#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|

D#|---------{---------10-12----14\7-}----------------------------------------|
A#|---------{---------------10------}----------------------------------------|
F#|---------{------12---------------}----------------------------------------|
C#|---------{-9-10------------------}----------------------------------------|
G#|------10-{-----------------------}----------------------------------------|
C#|-9h10----{-----------------------}----------------------------------------|


{ } = Play only on the first time through (cut out before { on second time)


Bridge

This part's a little weird, especially for the second guitarist. All the notes
played are here but you'll need to try and figure out where they come in.

Guitar 1

D#|-\------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|-\------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|-\--11-12-11-12\---------------------------11-12-11-12\-------------------|
C#|-\---------------2-2------------------------------------2-2---------------|
G#|-\---------------2-2------------------------------------2-2--------12-14--|
C#|-\---------------2-2--(pick slide)--2/17----------------2-2-----12--------|

D#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|------------------------------------------------9-11-----------9-11-------|
C#|----------------------------------------------9---------------9-----------|
G#|----14----14--------10-12----12----12-------------------------------------|
C#|-12----12----12--10-------10----10----10----------------------------------|

D#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|---------------------------------------------9----------------------------|
C#|-----------------------------------------------12-------------------------|
G#|--------------------------------------------------12-12-10-9-9-7----------|
C#|-----------(wait, then come in with)-----------------------------10-10-9--|

Guitar 2

D#|-\------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|-\--------------------------13--------------------------------------------|
F#|-\--11-12-11-12\------11h12----11-----00000000--11-12-11-12\--------------|
C#|-\---------------2-2--------------9---99999999----------------2-2---------|
G#|-\---------------2-2------------------00000000----------------2-2---------|
C#|-\---------------2-2------------------------------------------2-2---------|

D#|---------------------------------------------10---------------------------|
A#|------------------------------------------------12------------------------|
F#|-----------------------------------11---11---------9--p0-----11--11-------|
C#|-----------------------9-------9------9----9-------------7\9--9-----------|
G#|----12-14--9-----10-12---12---------------------------------------9-5-7-5-|
C#|-12-----------10----------------------------------------------------------|

D#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|------------------------------------------------------12p0----------------|
F#|-------------------------------------------11-12------------------7-----0-|
C#|-------------------------------------------------9-10---------------7-9---|
G#|-3-2-------------------------------------------------------9h10-9---------|
C#|-----2------(wait, then come in with)-------------------------------------|


Chorus (X2)

Guitar 1

D#|--------------------------12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-------------------------|
A#|--------------------------12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-------------------------|
F#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
C#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
G#|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10|
C#|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10|

D#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------------------12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
A#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------------------12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
F#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
C#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
G#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
C#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|

D#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|--------9--9--9--9--9--9-12-12-12-----------------------------------------|
C#|-------10-10-10-10-10-10-14-14-14-----------------------------------------|
G#|----10--------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-10-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

Instead of the last line, on the second time play:

D#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|---------------12---------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-------9h10-12------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|----10--------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-10-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2

D#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
G#|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10|
C#|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10|

D#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
G#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
C#|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|

D#|-----------------10-12----14\7--------------------------------------------|
A#|-----------------------10-------------------------------------------------|
F#|--------------12----------------------------------------------------------|
C#|---------9-10-------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|------10------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-9h10---------------------------------------------------------------------|


Outro

Guitar 1

D#|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|-------------------------------------------------------12-15-12---------------|
F#|-9----------------------------------7-9-11-11-12-12-14----------12p0-11-12-12\|
C#|---12--------------------------9h10----------------------------------------14\|
G#|-----12-12-12-10-9-9-7--------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-----(^triplet)--------10-10-9------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2

D#|----------------------------------------12-17-14-------10-12-14---------------|
A#|------------12p0------------------------------------12------------------------|
F#|-11-12------------------7-----0------------------11----------------12--11\----|
C#|-------9-10---------------7-9---9h10-12-------------------------14-----14\----|
G#|-----------------9h10-9-------------------------------------------------------|
C#|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|







| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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Paisa wrote on October 30 2008, 03:57 pm

dude it would rock if u also made a powertab version of this tab xD

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albertad wrote on October 30 2008, 11:09 pm

dude you sooo rock!!! yeah man, make a guitar pro version.

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sxcountry wrote on November 12 2008, 03:31 pm

i'll work on a P-tab if you do the G-pro version.
I like free things better than things you have to pay for.

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