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Helpless Tab

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The legendary Heavy rock band founded in 1976, Stourbridge (England).
Founded by Brian Tatler (guitar) and Duncan Scott (drums).
In the 'Garage Inc.' Album by Metallica, Metallica covered 3 songs by Diamond head
('Helpless', 'Am I Evil?' and 'The Prince'). 

______________________________________________________________
Title:          Helpless
Artist:         Diamond Head
Album:          Lightning to the Nations (The White Album) (1981)
Tab:            Kristoffer Salamonsen

        (Normal Tuning)

Main riff 1:
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|---------------------------| x10 
A|--7-9-7-4-4---4-4---4-4-2--|
E|--5-7-5-2-2-0-2-2-0-2-2-0--|

e|---------|
B|---------|
G|---------|
D|---------| end riff
A|--7-9-7--|
E|--5-7-5--|


Pre-Chorus riff: 
(Hold notes)
e|----------------|
B|----------------|
G|----------------|
D|--11--7--9--11--|x2
A|---9--5--7---9--|
E|----------------|


Chorus:
1
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|--------------7---5---5/7--|
A|--0-0-0-0-0-0-5-0-3-0-3/5--|
E|---------------------------|
    . . . . . .   .   .
2
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|---------------------------|x2
A|--0-0-0-0-0-0-5-0-3-2-3-5--|
E|---------------------------|
    . . . . . .      

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

Repeat Chorus 2 x2, Chorus 3 then:

|Main riff x10
|Pre-Chorus riff x2
|Chorus

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

|Main riff x3

Bassline:
G|---------------|
D|---------------| 
A|----0-2h0p2h0--|x4
E|--2------------|

then the guitar comes in and does the same thing (x8)

Here it should be some shit that i am not shure about, 
therefore i didn't bother to tab it, sorry.

After that shit riff(Bridge):
e|---------|
B|---------|
G|---------|
D|----2-4--|x2
A|--4-0-2--|
E|--2------|


Solo/Lick:
e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|---------9------------9--------------9-----7---------|x8
A|--9h12p9---12--9h12p9---12----9h12p9---12--5-7-9\----|
E|---------------------------------------------5-7\----|


After the lick/solo:
1
(Hold Notes) |         |
e|-----------|---------|
B|-----------|---------|
G|-----------|---------|
D|-----2--4--|--7-9-7--|x4
A|--4--0--2--|--5-7-5--|
E|--2--------|---------|

2   
e|------------------|  
B|------------------|  
G|------------------|  
D|-6-6-6-6-7--9--7--|x2
A|-4-4-4-4-5--7--5--|   
E|------------------|   

3
(Hold Notes)
e|--------------|  
B|--------------|  
G|--------------|  
D|-6--7--9--11--|
A|-4--5--7---9--|   
E|--------------|  

4
e|------------------|  
B|------------------|  
G|------------------|  
D|--------------11--|
A|--9-7----------9--|   
E|------9-8-7-5-----|    


|Solo/lick x4
|After the solo/lick (-2)
|Solo/lick  x4
|Main riff 1 x4

Another riff:
(From the 10'th time = fade out)
e|-------------------------------|  
B|-------------------------------|  
G|----------------------------6--|  
D|-----------7-7-7-7--7-6-4-2-4--|x12
A|--4-4-4-4--5-5-5-5--5-4-2-0----|
E|--2-2-2-2----------------------| 

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ForestHeart wrote on November 9 2004, 12:00 am

god these guys r amazing

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krymson wrote on August 13 2006, 12:58 pm

These have to be some of the catchiest songs ever

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Saigfraid wrote on August 24 2007, 07:50 pm

nice tab^^ i'm working on a guitar pro data for this song now^^ with the help of your tab ;)
with every instrument except the solo^^

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