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Achilles Last Stand Tab

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| = not a standard bar line; just used to separate music
~ = vibrato or held note
x = percussive note with no pitch; muted note
. = staccato; mute the note immediately after striking it
h = hammer on
p = pull off
s = slide
b = bend string up to indicated pitch/fret
r = release bend to indicated string/fret
/ = slide up from infinity
\ = slide down into infinity


[Intro] - Let bottom note ring throughout, and open G (when it is played)

   Em9                         F#m(add b6)
e:-------------2p0----------|--------------2p0--------------------|
B:----------3------3p0------|-----------3-------3p0---------------|
G:-0------0-------------0---|--0------2--------------0------------|
D:------4-------------------|-------4-----------------------------|
A:----2---------------------|-----4-------------------------------|
E:-0------------------------|--2----------------------------------|

[Intro2]
    F#m7(add 4)
e:----------------0--------------------------------------------------|
B:------------0--(0)-------------------------------------------------|
G:--0------2---------------------------------------------------------|
D:-------4-----------------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:--2----------------------------------------------------------------|

[Riff 1]
    F#m       Em                                 D6/E
e:----9.-------7----7~-----------------------------7~----------------|
B:---10.-------8----8~-----------------------------7~----------------|
G:---11.-------9----9~-----------------------------7~----------------|
D:------------------------7-7--7-7-8-9--7-7--------7~----------------|
A:------------------------------------------7-7----------------------|
E:----------------------------------------------0--------------------|

[Riff 2a]
                              D/E
e:---------9------7~----------------5~-------------------------------|
B:--------10------8~-----------7----7~-------------------------------|
G:--------11------9~-----------7----7~-------------------------------|
D:-----------------------------7-------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:---0~--------------------0~----------------------------------------|

[Riff 2b]
                                   D/E
e:---------9------7~----------------7~-------------------------------|
B:--------10------8~-----------7----7~-------------------------------|
G:--------11------9~-----------7----7~-------------------------------|
D:-----------------------------7-------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:---0~--------------------0~----------------------------------------|

[Riff 3]
    E                                       F5
e:---------------------------------------|---------|-----------------|
B:--9---7--8--9--------------------------|---------|-----------------|
G:--9---7--8--9---7-8-9-9--7-8-9--7-9----|--10~----|--10~~\----------|
D:--9---7--8--9---7-8-9-9--7-8-9--7-9----|--10~----|--10~~\----------|
A:---------------------------------------|---------|-----------------|
E:---------------------------------------|---------|-----------------|

[Ascending octave progression 1]
   Em
e:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D:--4s5----5s7---7s9-----10-----10s12--------------------------------|
A:------7------9-----10------12--------14----------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Ascending octave progression 2]
   C(add9 #11)
e:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G:--7s9-----11----12-----12s14-----14s16-----------------------------|
D:------10-----12----14---------16--------17s12----------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Ascending octave progression 3]
   Em
e:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G:-2s4----5----5s7---7s9-----9s11------------------------------------|
D:-----5----7------9-----10-------12s9-------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Ascending octave progression 4]
    C(add9 #11)                             F#m/E     Em
e:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B:--7s8----10----10s12------13------15--------17s19---17--17~~~------|
G:------9-----11---------12------14-----16---------------------------|
D:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Riff 4a] - the notes in ()'s can be played, if you are skilled enough

e:---(9.)---(7)-(7~)----'12--9---------------------------------------|
B:--(10.)---(8)-(8~)---'10-----10--10b12--10--8~---------------------|
G:--(11.)---(9)-(9~)---11--------------------------------------------|
D:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
                       rake

[Riff 4b] - the notes in ()'s can be played, if you are skilled enough

e:--------------------(7~)----'10---7--------------------------------|
B:--------------------(7~)---'7-------8--8s10--7---------------------|
G:--------------------(7~)---7--------------------7~-----------------|
D:--(7)-(7)-----------(7~)-------------------------------------------|
A:----------(7)-(7)--------------------------------------------------|
E:-----------------(0)-----------------------------------------------|
                             rake

[Riff 4c]
e:---(9.)---(7)-(7~)----'12--9-----9b10---9--7~----------------------|
B:--(10.)---(8)-(8~)---'10-----10------------------------------------|
G:--(11.)---(9)-(9~)---11--------------------------------------------|
D:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
                       rake

[Riff 4d]
e:---------------------(7~)----'10--7----7s9--------|----------------|
B:---------------------(7~)---'7------8------10-----|----------------|
G:---------------------(7~)---7-----------------11--|--9b11r9---9~---|
D:--(7)-(7)------------(7~)-------------------------|----------------|
A:----------(7)-(7)---------------------------------|----------------|
E:-----------------(0)------------------------------|----------------|
                              rake

[Riff 5a]
e:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B:---------8--------7--5---7b8---------------------------------------|
G:--11-------9--------------------7b9r7------------------------------|
D:----11-------9-9------------------------9--------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Riff 5b]
e:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B:--8-8--------7-----------------------------------------------------|
G:------9-9-------7------9--7----9b11--7b9---------------------------|
D:----------9-------7-7-----------------------7----------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Riff 5c]
e:-9---9--------7----------------------------------------------------|
B:-------10---------8-------10------10b12----8b10r8------------------|
G:----------11--------9-9-------9----------------------9-------------|
D:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Riff 5d]
e:--7-7--------5-5---------------------------------------------------|
B:------8-8--------7-------8--7--8b10---8b10-------------------------|
G:----------9--------7-7------------------------11-------------------|
D:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Riff 6a]                     [Riff 6b]
e:-------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------|
B:--8-8--------8b10r8------|--7-7--------7b8r7-----|-----------------|
G:------9-9----------------|------7-7--------------|---9b11---9--9---|
D:----------9--------------|----------7------------|-----------------|
A:-------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------|
E:-------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------|

[Riff 7a]
    Em
e:-------0------0------0-----0---------------------------------------|
B:-----0------0------0-----0-----------------------------------------|
G:--------------------------------0----------------------------------|
D:--2------4------5------7------5----4p2-----------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Riff 7b]
    C(add9 #11)
e:----------2p0-------2p0--------------------------------------------|
B:-------3------3----------3-----------------------------------------|
G:-----0----------------------0--0-----------------------------------|
D:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:--3--------------3-------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Riff 7c]                          [Riff 7d]
    C(add9 #11)
e:---------------0------2p0-----0-|----------2p0---------------0-----|
B:-------3----------3--------3----|--------3-----3---------------3---|
G:-----0---0--0-------------------|------0-------------------0-----0-|
D:--------------------------------|----2-------------4--2--4---------|
A:--3-----------------------------|--3-------------------------------|
E:--------------------------------|----------------------------------|

[Riff 8]
   Em                                      D
e:-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7---7----------------------------|
B:-8-8-8-7--8-8-8-7--8-8-8-7--8-8-8-7---8--7-------------------------|
G:-9-9-9-9--9-9-9-9--9-9-9-9--9-9-9-9---9--7-------------------------|
D:-----------------------------------------7-------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
   C
e:-8-8-8-7--8-8-8-7--8-8-8-7--8-8-8-7---8----------------------------|
B:-8-8-8-7--8-8-8-7--8-8-8-7--8-8-8-7---8--7-------------------------|
G:-9-9-9-7--9-9-9-7--9-9-9-7--9-9-9-7---9--7-------------------------|
D:-----------------------------------------7-------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Riff 9]
e:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B:--5s7--5--5~~----7s8--7--5---3---5---------------------------------|
G:------------------------------------5~~~---------------------------|
D:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Riff 10]
              Repeat 4x
e:---------|--9s12--12~--|---12ss15~~--------------------------------|
B:---------|-10s12--12~--|---12ss17~~--------------------------------|
G:-5sssss9-|-------------|-------------------------------------------|
D:---------|-------------|-------------------------------------------|
A:---------|-------------|-------------------------------------------|
E:---------|-------------|-------------------------------------------|

[Riff 11a]                      [Riff 11b]
    E                           E
e:----------------------------|--------------------------------------|
B:--------------8~---7--8--x--|------------7-------------------------|
G:--------------9~---7--9--x--|------------7-------------------------|
D:--------7-9-----------------|-------7-9--7---9-9-7-7---------------|
A:--7-9-9---------------------|-7-9-9------------------9-------------|
E:----------------------------|--------------------------------------|

[Riff 12]
    Em                                C(add9 #11)
e:--0-(0)~-----------------------------0-(0)~--------------0---------|
B:--0-(0)~-----------------------------3-(3)~-----------------3--3p0-|
G:--0--0-------------------------------0-(0)~------0--(0)------------|
D:--2-(2)----4~---5~---7~--5~---4p2----x-------2~--------------------|
A:--2-(2)------------------------------3-(3)~----------3-------------|
E:--0-(0)~-----------------------------------------------------------|

[Riff 13] - the section where the guitars are randomly brought to the
                foreground - cleaned up a bit
e:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B:-13--12---15b17~~------------------------------------12--13--12----|
G:-----------------------12b14r12~~~-----14b16r14~-------------------|
D:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

e:-------------15b17----15-------------------------------------------|
B:-15b17~-------------------15b17~--------12b13----12----------------|
G:-----------------------------------------------------14--12--------|
D:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

e:-----------------------------------15b17~------15--12------12------|
B:------------12--13b15----13.--12-----------------------15------15--|
G:--14b16~-----------------------------------------------------------|
D:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

e:-----------------------------------------------15b17r15----12--12~-|
B:-12--15~----12b15r12~~----10---------------------------------------|
G:-----------------------------12----12-14-12~~----------------------|
D:--------------------------------14---------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

Song progression:

 Fade into [Intro] x3

 [Intro] x1, replace last half with [Intro2]

 [Riff 1] x4

 [Riff 2a] x2 /w lyrics:

        It was an April morning when the....

 [Riff 2b] x2 /w lyrics:

        Woah the fun to have to live ...

 [Riff 1] x2

 [Riff 2b] x1 /w lyrics:

        Swept New York a glancing kiss ...

 [Riff 2a] x2 /w lyrics:

        Below the streets that steam...

 [Riff 2b] x1 /w lyrics:

        Oh to touch the dream, ...

 [Riff 3] x2, second time do 10th fret slide down

 [Ascending octave progression 1] x1
 [Ascending octave progression 2] x1
 [Ascending octave progression 3] x1
 [Ascending octave progression 4] x1

        [final two notes over [Riff 1] x2]

 [Riff 2a] x1 /w lyrics:

        Into the sun the South and ...

 [Riff 2b] x1 /w lyrics:

        As shackles of commitment ...

 [Riff 2a] x1 /w lyrics:

        Oh to ride the wind, to ...

 [Riff 2b] x1 /w lyrics:

        Oh to laugh aloud, with ...

 [Riff 4a] x1
 [Riff 4b] x1
 [Riff 4c] x1
 [Riff 4d] x1

        [final two notes over [Riff 2a] x1 /w lyrics]:

        To seek the man whose ...

 [Riff 2b] x1 /w lyrics:

        To guide us from the curling ....

 [Riff 2a] x1 /w lyrics:

        And if one bell should ring ...

 [Riff 2b] x1 /w lyrics:

        So fast the heart should ...
                feet, yeah.

 [Riff 3] x4 (at the end of the first time, sing "Ooh......")

 [Guitar Solo]

e:----------7---------------------------------------------------5----|
B:--------------7--5--5~~----8b10r8--------------5--5~-------8-------|
G:-------7-----------------------------7b9r7-----5--5~----5-(5)------|
D:--7s9------------------------------------------5--5~---------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

e:--3h5p3----3~--------3------3h5p3-------3-----5~---------------7---|
B:--------5---------------------------5------5-(5)~------------------|
G:--------4--4~-----4----4------------5------5-(5)~-----------7------|
D:--------------------------------------------------------7s9--------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

e:-------------------------------------------10b12r10---------12.-14.|
B:--7--5--5~----7-8-10--8h10p8--7--8--7--8----------------12.--------|
G:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

e:---14b15r14p12--14b15r14p12---12--14--14b15r14p12---15b17r15-------|
B:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

e:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B:--13--13~~----12--13----12-----------------------------------------|
G:---------------------14------12------------------12--14------------|
D:---------------------------------14--14~~~----14-------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

e:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B:---------------------------------------------12-13--15p13p12-13p12-|
G:--14b16r14b16r14p12-------------------12--14-----------------------|
D:----------------------14--14~~----14-------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

e:----------------------------------------12-14-15.-15p14p12---------|
B:----12-----12h13p12----12-----12-13-15-----------------------------|
G:-14----14-----------14---------------------------------------------|
D:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

e:-14~~~~p12-----12-------12-----------------------------------------|
B:------------15----15p12-13--12-----12------------------------------|
G:--------------------------------14----14-12----14-----12h14p12-----|
D:--------------------------------------------14----14---------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

e:-----------------------------------15------15------17b19-----------|
B:--------------------------------15----17.-----17-------------------|
G:----------12--------------14s16------------------------------------|
D:--14--14-----------------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

e:-x--17.--x----12--12~~~~---15b17r15~----15p14p12h14~~---12h14p12~--|
B:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

e:-12h14p12---------------------------------------------------12-----|
B:-----------15b17-----15-13----13--12-12-12~~~~--------12-15--------|
G:---------------------------14----------------------12--------------|
D:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

e:-14--15p14p12--14~---12-14-15-17-19-20b22~~~-----20.--19.--17------|
B:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

e:-19~~~--x------17b18-------17--15--17--17b19~-------17b19----17----|
B:------------0.-----------------------------------------------------|
G:------------------------0.-----------------------0-----------------|
D:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

e:--15---17b19----17--15---14~~~~~----14h15p14p12--14~~---12--14-15--|
B:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

e:--17p15~~---15--15~~----12--15s14~---------------------------------|
B:-----------------------------------------13s12~--------------------|
G:-------------------------------------14-------------14--12.--------|
D:--------------------------------------------------------------14---|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

e:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B:--------------------------------------------12---------------------|
G:--12-----12~~--------12~~~~--------------12------------------------|
D:-----14----------------------------12h14---------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Ascending octave progression 1] x1
[Ascending octave progression 2] x1

then:

e:--17b19r17----15~--------------------------------------------------|
B:-------------------17~--15.----------------------------------------|
G:-----------------------------16--14---14b16r14----12---------------|
D:------------------------------------------------------14--12.------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

e:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B:--------------17b19----17--17~~~-----------------------------------|
G:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D:--9----12----------------------------------------------------------|
A:----10-------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

 (last part of solo:  17b19    17  17~~~ over lyrics):

                                  [last half of Riff 2a]
        Days fly by and you and I ...

 [Riff 2a] x2 /w lyrics:

        As far away and distant, ....

 [Riff 2b] x2 /w lyrics:

        Oh Albion remain ....

 [Riff 5a] x1
 [Riff 5b] x1
 [Riff 5c] x1
 [Riff 5d] x1

 [Riff 6a] x2 /w lyrics:

        Wondering and ...

 [Riff 6b] x2 /w lyrics:

        one place to ...

 [Riff 6a] x2 /w lyrics:

        Where the mighty ...

 [Riff 6b] x2 /w lyrics:

        hold the heavens ...

 [Riff 6a] x2
 [Riff 6b] x2

 [Riff 6a] x2 /w lyrics:

        Oh the mighty ...

 [Riff 6b] x2 /w lyrics:

        hold the heavens ...

 last half of [Riff 6b] x1 /w lyrics:

        from the earth......

 last half of [Riff 7a] x1 (from 7)

 [Riff 7b] x1

 [Riff 7a] x1

 [Riff 7c] x1

 [Riff 7a] x1 /w lyrics:

        I'm gonna reign, gonna ...

 [Riff 7d] x1 /w lyrics:

        gonna ...

 [Riff 7a] x1 /w lyrics:

        I'm gonna reign, gonna ...

 [Riff 7c] x1 /w lyrics:

        reign.

 [Riff 8] x1

 [Ascending octave progression 1] x1
 [Ascending octave progression 2] x1

 [Riff 9] x2

 [Riff 10] x1

 [Riff 11a] x2 (beginning of each one sing "Aah..." along /w guitar)
 [Riff 11b] x2

 [Riff 11a] x2
 [Riff 11b] x2

 [Riff 11a] x2
 [Riff 11b] x2

 [Riff 11a] x2
 [Riff 11b] x2

 [Riff 11a] x2
 [Riff 11b] x2

 [Riff 12] x2  (first "Aahhh..." then "Oohhh...." /w guitar)

 "Aah..." (stops before next one)
 [Ascending octave progression 1] x1

 [Ascending octave progression 2] x1

 "oh..." (stops before next one)
 [Ascending octave progression 3] x1

 [Ascending octave progression 4] x1

 [Riff 13] x1

 [last part played over [Riff 1] x1]

 [Riff 1] x1 /w lyrics:

 Where the mighty arms of ...

 [Riff 11a] x2 (sing "Oh.." x5 with increased force and pitch)
 [Riff 11b] x2

 [Riff 11a] x2
 [Riff 11b] x2 (sing "Aah" at start of each line /w guitar)

 [Riff 11a] x2
 [Riff 11b] x2

 [Riff 11a] x2
 [Riff 11b] x2

 [Riff 1] x2 (sing "Ooohhh... first time only)

 [Intro] reversed, at least 2 times, then begin fadeout


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Jibbs wrote on June 12 2008, 05:49 pm

Why do I feel like I've seen this tab millions of times already?...

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Brennon wrote on February 9 2009, 07:17 pm

you said its advanced why??? it looks inbetween easy and intermediate

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JohnIsMyName wrote on October 3 2009, 03:33 pm

Long tab is long.

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