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Afterlife Tab

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I decided to tab this when I went to learn it and the 
only good tab didn't have any of the harmonies. so
i did it myself. it should be okay, if theres any problems
comment it. RATE PLEASE. here we go

LEFT SPEAKER - Zacky Vengeance (guitar 2)
RIGHT SPEAKER - Synyster Gates (guitar 1)
MIDDLE - overdubbed guitar (guitar 3)

STUFF YOU WILL NEED:
/ - slide up
\ - slide down
b - bend
PM - palm mute where the stars are

-----------------------------------------------------------------

INTRO

Guitar 1 (0:17)
e|--------------------------------------------------17b-----17b--|
b|--8-10/17----10p8h10-8-10/18b----10-8-10/20b---18-----20-------|
g|---------------------------------------------------------------|
d|---------------------------------------------------------------|
a|---------------------------------------------------------------|
d|---------------------------------------------------------------|

guitar 2 (0:17)
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
b|--5-6//13----6-p5-h6-5-6//15b----6--5--6/17b---15-18-17---21b--|
g|---------------------------------------------------------------|
d|---------------------------------------------------------------|
a|---------------------------------------------------------------|
d|---------------------------------------------------------------|

guitar 1 (0:26)
e|--15-17-15-13----15-17-15-13----15-17-15-13---|
b|--------------15-------------15---------------|
g|----------------------------------------------|
d|----------------------------------------------|
a|----------------------------------------------|
d|----------------------------------------------|

guitar 2 (0:26)
e|--10-12-10-8-----10-12-10-8-----10-12-10-8----|
b|--------------10-------------10---------------|
g|----------------------------------------------|
d|----------------------------------------------|
a|----------------------------------------------|
d|----------------------------------------------|

guitar 1 (0:28)
e|--15-17-15-13----15-17-15-13----15-17-15-13---|
b|--------------16-------------16---------------|
g|----------------------------------------------|
d|----------------------------------------------|
a|----------------------------------------------|
d|----------------------------------------------|

guitar 2 (0:28)
e|--10-12-10-8-----10-12-10-8-----10-12-10-8----|
b|--------------11-------------11---------------|
g|----------------------------------------------|
d|----------------------------------------------|
a|----------------------------------------------|
d|----------------------------------------------|

guitar 1 (0:30)
e|--20-22-20-18----20-22-20-18----20-22-20-18---|
b|--------------20-------------20---------------|
g|----------------------------------------------|
d|----------------------------------------------|
a|----------------------------------------------|
d|----------------------------------------------|

guitar 2 (0:30)
e|--15-17-15-13----15-17-15-13----15-17-15-13---|
b|--------------15-------------15---------------|
g|----------------------------------------------|
d|----------------------------------------------|
a|----------------------------------------------|
d|----------------------------------------------|

guitar 1 (0:32)
e|--20-22-20-18----20-22-20-18----21b-----------|
b|--------------21-------------21---------------|
g|----------------------------------------------|
d|----------------------------------------------|
a|----------------------------------------------|
d|----------------------------------------------|

guitar 2 (0:32)
e|--15-17-15-13----15-17-15-13----16b-----------|
b|--------------16-------------16---------------|
g|----------------------------------------------|
d|----------------------------------------------|
a|----------------------------------------------|
d|----------------------------------------------|

guitar 3 (overdubbed)
e|------------|
b|------------|
g|------------| X2
d|-0--8--5--1-|
a|-0--8--5--1-|
d|-0--8--5--1-|

PREVERSE 

guitar 1 (0:35)
e|---------------------------------------------|
b|---------------------------------------------|
g|---------------------------------------------|
d|----------------0-0-0----------------0-0-0---|
a|--5h8p5-5h8p5---0-0-0--5h8p5-5h8p5---0-0-0---|
d|-------6-----6p-0-0-0-------6-----6p-0-0-0---|
PM                * * *                * * *  
           
VERSE

guitar 1 (0:40)
e|-----------------------------------------------------|\
b|-----------------------------------------------------| \
g|-----------------------------------------------------|  \
d|----------------0-0-0-----------------0-0-0---3-5-6--|   \
a|---5h8p5-5h8p5--0-0-0----5h8p5-5h8p5--0-0-0---3-5-6--|    \
d|--------6-----6-0-0-0---------6-----6-0-0-0---3-5-6--|     \
PM                * * *                 * * *                 \
                                                               3 times!
guitar 2 (0:40)                                               /
e|-----------------------------------------------------|     /
b|-----------------------------------------------------|    /
g|-----------------------------------------------------|   /
d|-7h10p7-7h10p7--0-0-0--7h10p7-7h10p7--0-0-0---3-5-6--|  /
a|-------7------7-0-0-0--------7------7-0-0-0---3-5-6--| /
d|----------------0-0-0-----------------0-0-0---3-5-6--|/
PM                * * *                 * * * 

guitar 1 (0:52)
e|----------------------------------------------------------|
b|----------------------------------------------------------| 
g|----------------------------------------------------------|  
d|----------------0-0-0-----------------0-0-0---3-5-6-6-5-3-|   
a|---5h8p5-5h8p5--0-0-0----5h8p5-5h8p5--0-0-0---3-5-6-6-5-3-|    
d|--------6-----6-0-0-0---------6-----6-0-0-0---3-5-6-6-5-3-|    
PM                * * *                 * * *                 
                                                               
guitar 2 (0:52)                                               
e|----------------------------------------------------------|     
b|----------------------------------------------------------|    
g|----------------------------------------------------------|   
d|-7h10p7-7h10p7--0-0-0--7h10p7-7h10p7--0-0-0---3-5-6-6-5-3-|  
a|-------7------7-0-0-0--------7------7-0-0-0---3-5-6-6-5-3-| 
d|----------------0-0-0-----------------0-0-0---3-5-6-6-5-3-|
PM                * * *                 * * * 


   
POST VERSE

guitar 1 (comes in (not straight away) at 1:00)          
e|-----------------------|              e|--------------------------|
b|-----------------------|              b|--------------------------|
g|--5555555599910101012--|then at 1:04>>g|--5555555512121214141415--|
d|--55555555-------------|              d|--55555555----------------|
a|--333333337778-8-8-10--|              a|--3333333310101012121213--|
d|-----------------------|              d|--------------------------|

guitar 2 does not play anything in this part
 
POST POST VERSE

both guitars (1:07)
e|-------------------------------|
b|-------------------------------|
g|-------------------------------|
d|-------------------------------|
a|-------------------------------|
d|--0000-8-000-10-8-7-0-7-8-7-5--|

both guitars again (1:09)
e|----------------|
b|----------------|
g|--5--3--5--6----|
d|--5--3--5--7----|
a|--3--1--3--4----|
d|----------------|

PRECHORUS

both guitars (1:15)
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
g|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|--0-0000-0-00-0-00-0-3-3333-3-33-3-33-10-8-8888-8-88-8-10-10101010-10-1010-10-1111111111--|
a|--0-0000-0-00-0-00-0-3-3333-3-33-3-33-10-8-8888-8-88-8-10-10101010-10-1010-10-1111111111--|
d|--0-0000-0-00-0-00-0-3-3333-3-33-3-33-10-8-8888-8-88-8-10-10101010-10-1010-10-1111111111--|
PM    ****   **   **     ****   **   **      ****   **      * * * *     * *     

CHORUS

both guitars
e|---------------------|
g|---------------------|
b|------5---7----------| X2
d|--3---5---7---8------|
a|--3---3---5---8------|
d|--3-----------8------|

VERSE

POST VERSE 

POST POST VERSE

PRE CHOURUS

CHORUS X4

BRIDGE PT 1 WHILE THE VIOLINS PLAY (3:05)
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
g|-------------------------------------------------------------------| X2
d|--000-000-000-000-888-888-888-888-555-555-555-555-888-888-777-777--|
a|--000-000-000-000-888-888-888-888-555-555-555-555-888-888-777-777--|
d|--000-000-000-000-888-888-888-888-555-555-555-555-888-888-777-777--|
PM  *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

BRIDGE PT 2 (3:23)
e|----------------------------------|
b|----------------------------------|
g|----------------------------------| X4
d|--0~~~~~~~8~~~~~~~5~~~~~~~8~~~7~~~|
a|--0~~~~~~~8~~~~~~~5~~~~~~~8~~~7~~~|
d|--0~~~~~~~8~~~~~~~5~~~~~~~8~~~7~~~|

SOLO 
Most of the solo is played by guitar 1, but at 4:06 theres a
harmony with guitar 2 also which is simalar to the intro
then its goes back to being just guitar 1 again after that.

guitar 1 (3:58)
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-------5h6p5---5-6-8/15b------5h6p5---5-6-8/17b------5h6p5---5-6-8/20b--|
g|------5------7---------------5------7---------------5------7------------|
d|-----5----------------------5----------------------5--------------------|
a|--5-7--------------------5-7--------------------5-7---------------------|
d|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
PM  * *                    * *                    * *

guitar 1 (4:04)
e|-------------------------------------------------------------|
b|--18p17p15-17p15p14------------------------------------------|
g|-------------------17p15p14h15h17p15p14--14h15p14------------|
d|---------------------------------------17--------17p15p14----|
a|---------------------------------------------------------17--|
d|-------------------------------------------------------------|

guitar 1 (4:06)
e|--------------------------------------------------17b-----17b--|
b|--8-10/17----10p8h10-8-10/18b----10-8-10/20b---18-----20-------|
g|---------------------------------------------------------------|
d|---------------------------------------------------------------|
a|---------------------------------------------------------------|
d|---------------------------------------------------------------|

guitar 2 (4:06)
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
b|--5-6//13----6-p5-h6-5-6//15b----6--5--6/17b---15-18-17---21b--|
g|---------------------------------------------------------------|
d|---------------------------------------------------------------|
a|---------------------------------------------------------------|
d|---------------------------------------------------------------|

guitar 1 (4:15)
e|--18-17-15-18-17-15-18-17-15-------------------|
b|--------------------------------15h17h18-22b---|
g|------------------------------17---------------|
d|----------------------------18-----------------|
a|-----------------------------------------------|
d|-----------------------------------------------|

guitar 1 (4:17)
e|-----------------------------------------------|
b|--18-17-15-18-17-15-18-17-15----14h15h17-20b---|
g|------------------------------15---------------|
d|----------------------------17-----------------|
a|-----------------------------------------------|
d|-----------------------------------------------|

guitar 1 (4:19)
e|--17-16-14-17-16-14-17-16-14-------------18b---|
b|--------------------------------15h17h18-------|
g|------------------------------17---------------|
d|----------------------------18-----------------|
a|-----------------------------------------------|
d|-----------------------------------------------|

guitar 1 (4:21)
e|--18-17-15-18-17-15------------22-17------17--|
b|-----------------------15h17h18---------18----|
g|---------------------17---------------19------|
d|-------------------18---------------19--------|
a|----------------------------------------------|
d|----------------------------------------------|

guitar 1 (4:24)                                    
e|--1310101010151310101513101015101013--| TREMOLO PICKING ON THESE NOTES
b|--------------------------------------| KEEP FIRST FINGER ON THE 10 |
g|--------------------------------------|                             |
d|--------------------------------------| X2                          |
a|--------------------------------------|                             |
d|--------------------------------------|                             |
                                                                      |
guitar 1 (4:28)                                                       |
e|--151313131317131315131317131315131317131315--| SAME AGAIN BUT KEEP YOUR 
b|----------------------------------------------| FIRST FINGER ON THE 13
g|----------------------------------------------|
d|----------------------------------------------| X2
a|----------------------------------------------|
d|----------------------------------------------|

guitar 1 (4:30)
e|--17p15p13----15p13--------------------------------|
b|----------17-------17p15--17p15p13-----------------|
g|----------------------------------16--17p16p14-----|
d|-----------------------------------------------17--|
a|---------------------------------------------------|
d|---------------------------------------------------|

guitar 1 (4:33)
e|-----16-dive-whammy-bar-18--|
b|--15------------------------|
g|----------------------------|
d|----------------------------|
a|----------------------------|
d|----------------------------|

guitar 3 and guitar 2 when it isn't playing the harmony (3:58)
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
g|--------------------------------------------------------------------| X4
d|--0000000000000000888888888888888855555555555555558888888877777777--|
a|--0000000000000000888888888888888855555555555555558888888877777777--|
d|--0000000000000000888888888888888855555555555555558888888877777777--|

guitar 2 (4:33)
e|--------------------------------------|
g|--------------------------------------|
b|--77777------------55555--------------| X2
d|--77777-0---0-0-0--55555-2---2-2-2----|
a|--55555-0---0-0-0--33333-2---2-2-2----|
d|--------0---0-0-0--------2---2-2-2----|
PM            * * *            * * *                                  

both guitars (4:41)
e|--------------------------------------|
g|--------------------------------------|
b|--77777-------------55555-------------| X2
d|--77777-00000-000---55555--22222-222--|
a|--55555-00000-000---33333--22222-222--|
d|--------00000-000----------22222-222--|
PM        ***** ***          ***** *** 

both guitars (4:50)
e|-----------------|
b|-----------------|
g|--9-12-14-15-12--|
d|-----------------|
a|--7-10-12-13-10--|
d|-----------------|

guitar 1 (4:54)
e|------------------------------|
b|------------------------------|
g|------------------------------|
d|-----3-2h3p2h3p2---3-2-3/5-2--|
a|--3---------------------------|
d|------------------------------|

CHORUS X4

there you go
afterlife by avenged sevenfold!


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titi riendeau wrote on May 23 2008, 06:32 pm

yeah man, good work, 5*, i hope that you had fun to tab it.

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Syn_Zacky_OWN wrote on May 23 2008, 10:37 pm

^_^ absolutely love this band.

Thier guitar riffs are AMAZING!

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quadris wrote on June 20 2008, 01:59 pm

Thanks man! One question though, do you know what time signature this is in?

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