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Ok so i made this is the tab to all the lead parts of the song including the solo. All
out by ear. =]

Band: Opeth
Album: Watershed
Song: Burden
Tuning: Standard (EADGBE)

There's a tab here for the chords of the song and it's pretty close, but here they are anyway:

Verse chords :

E|-0--0-0--0---5-5---3-3---3-3---3-3---2--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2---1-1---3-3---|
B|-0--0-0--0---6-6---3-3---3-3---3-3---3--3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3---3-3---5-5---|
G|-2--2-2--2---7-7---4-4---3-3---5-5---2--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2---2-2---5-5---|
D|-2--2-2--2---7-7---5-5---5-5---5-5---0--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0---0-0---0-0---|
A|-0--0-0--0---5-5---5-5---5-5---3-3-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------3-3---3-3-------------------------------------------|

E|----------------0--0-------------|
B|-3--------3-----1--1---2--2--2---|
G|-2--0--0--3-----0--0---2--2--2---|
D|-0--2--0--3-----2--2---2--2--2---|
A|----3--2--1-----3--3---4--0--4---|
E|---------------------------------|

Chorus :

E|----------------------------------|
B|--3--3-3--3--3-3-3---3--3-3---2---|
G|--2--2-0--0--0-0-0---3--3-3---2---|     x 2
D|--0--0-x--0--0-0-0---3--3-3---2---|
A|-------3--2--2-2-2---1--1-1---0---|
E|----------------------------------|

Piano solo :

E|--1--1-1--------------------|
B|--3--3-3---3--3-3-3-3-3-3---|
G|--2--2-2---0--0-0-0-0-0-0---|     Repeat throughout the solo
D|--0--0-0---2--2-2-2-2-2-2---|
A|-----------3--3-3-3-3-3-3---|
E|----------------------------|

Bridge and guitar solo :

E|--5--5---6--6---3--3---5--3---|
B|--6--6---6--6---3--3---5--5---|
G|--7--7---7--7---3--3---6--6---|
D|--7--7---8--8---5--5---7--7---|
A|--5--5---8--8---5--5---7--7---|
E|---------6--6---3--3---5--5---|


That's pretty much the whole song.
Now for the lead parts:

Lead break in verse:

E|-----13--12----------------------------------------|
B|--15--------15--13-13/15--13-----------------------|
G|------------------------------14\12--10~-----------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|


Chorus 1:
                                      (hold)
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------13--------------------------|
G|--7~~-7~~--7~-7h9p7-6~~-------/10-12-12b14----pb14r12p10h12p10\9h10---|
D|--x-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--x-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--x-------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-10p9--------------------------|
D|-----12p10---------------------|
A|----------12\10p8h10p8-7~------|
E|-------------------------------|

Chorus 2:

E|----------------------12b13r12-10h12p10---10------------------13-15-15b17|
B|-13b15~--13b15~--13p10------------------10--10--13b15~-----/15-----------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|-15b17r15p13-15p13---13-15p13----13--13b15-13b15r13--10--------------|
B|-------------------15----------15-----------------------10--13b15~---|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus 3:

E|--------------------------------------------------10--13--12--12b13---|
B|-----------------------------------------------/10--10--10--10--------|
G|-2/9~~--9~----7-9-10--9b10r9--7h9p7-6~--------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|-12p10---10~--------15--17-17b18~-17--15--13--15--12h13p12---12-------|
B|-------10--------/15--15-----------------------------------15--13b15--|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|


And now for the highlight of the whole tab.. the solo! =]
There are 2 guitars playing the solo, each soloing twice, so the whole solo is four
and i'll tab each part in succession.

Guitar solo :


  Guitar 1 (Part 1)
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------8--8-----8-10-10b11r10p8--10------------|
G|--9~~--9--9-9-9~--7h9---7h9/10-10--9h10---------------------9/10\7~---|
D|--x----x--------------8-----------------------------------------------|
A|--x----x--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--x----x--------------------------------------------------------------|

E|---------------------------10h12b13r12p10---10------------------------------|
B|-10---------------------------------------13--13b15r13p11--10-11-10h11p10---|
G|-10h12b14r12p10---10h12b14--------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------12----------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-12-10----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------12\10p8--10b12r10p8\7--8p7-------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------10\---------------------------------|


  Guitar 2 (Part1)
E|---------10-------------10--------------------------------------------|
B|-------10--10-13--13b15----13p10--------------------------------------|
G|--12b14--------------------------12b14r12p10---12p10~-----------------|
D|---------------------------------------------12-------12p10-----------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------12/10p8---|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-13-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---12b14r12p10---------------10h12p10-----10p9------------------------|
D|--------------12p10-----10h12--------12p10------12p11~-----12p11h12---|
A|-------------------12p10----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|------------------------------------------10--12b13r12b13r12--------|
B|----------------------------------------10--------------------------|
G|-10--12-12/14-------------------------12----------------------------|
D|--------------12-12~~\----------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|-12p10--10---------------------------------------------|
B|------14--14b15r14p10h14p10----------------------------|
G|----------------------------12b14r12p10----12p10~------|
D|----------------------------------------12-------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|


  Guitar 1 (Part 2)
E|----10------------------------------------------------10--12--13--15--|
B|-/10--10-13-----------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------14\12p10----10p9--------9-10/12-10--12/14-----------------|
D|---------------------12------12--12-----------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------12-------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|-15/17---------------------------------------------12-13-15p13p12--------------|
B|-------15~---------------------------------------13--------------13------------|
G|--------------9h10p9----9-------9h10h12--10-12/14------------------12----------|
D|---------------------12---11h12--------------------------------------15p14-----|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------10~-----9------------------------------|
D|--15\12p10----------------10--------12----10--12---7--10--------7~----|
A|-----------12\10p8--10/12----12----------------------------10---------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|--9---10---12--12b14r12p10--9------------|
D|--x---------------------------12~~-------|
A|--x--------------------------------------|
E|--x--------------------------------------|


  Guitar 2 (Part 2)
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------9-10-12-12/14--12h14p12\10h12p10\9h10p9----9h10p9\7h9p7------7------------|
D|------12-----------------------------------------12--------------10p7--7--10/12~---|
A|----12-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--10-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
This has to be like super ultra extra hyper-on-redbull fast. ^^ (the above)
Just listen to the song and you'll know what I mean!
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------9h10--12/14--14b15r14---12h14p12/10--12b14r12b14r12----------|
D|----12------------------------------------------------------12~\----|
A|--12----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|----12---12--14/15-14---12p10/9h10p9~--------|
D|--12---12------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|

Guitar harmony :
The harmony basically consists of four parts, with each of them variated at the end, and
whole thing is played twice(or two measures).
Here goes:


  Guitar 1
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--10--11-8~---8h10p8--6-5-6--8-8~--10-6~---5~~------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |
 |Guitar 2
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--10--12-9~---9h10p9--7-6-7--9-9~--10-7~---6~~------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|


  Guitar 1
E|------------------------------------------5---5-------------------10-9--|
B|--10--11-8~---8h10p8--6-5-6--8-8~--10-6~----6---8-5-8---5-6-8-10--------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |
 |Guitar 2
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------6---6-------------------8-6---|
G|--10--12-9~---9h10p9--7-6-7--9-9~--10-7~-----7---9-6-9---6-7-9-6--------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|


  Guitar 1
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--10--11-8~---8h10p8--6-5-6--8-8~--10-6~---5--6--8-8b10r8p6--8/10-10~~--|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |
 |Guitar 2
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--10--12-9~---9h10p9--7-6-7--9-9~--10-7~---6--7--9-9b10r9p7--9/10-10~~--|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|


  Guitar 1
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------8h10p8--6-5-6--8-8~--10-6~---10p8-------------------8----|
G|-----------------------------------------------10-6----------6-10------|
D|---------------------------------------------------7-5---5-7-----------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------8---------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |
 |Guitar 2
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------9h10p9--7-6-7--9-9~--10-7~---10p9-7---------------7-9----|
D|--------------------------------------------------7-----------7--------|
A|----------------------------------------------------8-7-5-7-8----------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|


And AGAIN:


  Guitar 1
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--10--11-8~---8h10p8--6-5-6--8-8~--10-6~---5b6r5b6r5~~----------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |
 |Guitar 2
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--10--12-9~---9h10p9--7-6-7--9-9~--10-7~---6b7r6b7r6~~----------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|


  Guitar 1
E|------------------------------------------5---5-------------------10-9--|
B|--10--11-8~---8h10p8--6-5-6--8-8~--10-6~----6---8-5-8---5-6-8-10--------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |
 |Guitar 2
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------6---6-------------------8-6---|
G|--10--12-9~---9h10p9--7-6-7--9-9~--10-7~-----7---9-6-9---6-7-9-6--------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|


  Guitar 1
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--10--11-8~---8h10p8--6-5-6--8-8~--10-6~---5--6--8-8b10r8p6--8/10-10~~--|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |
 |Guitar 2
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--10--12-9~---9h10p9--7-6-7--9-9~--10-7~---6--7--9-9b10r9p7--9/10-10~~--|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  Guitar 1
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------8h10p8--6-5-6--8-8~--10-6~---10p8-------------------8--10---13----|
G|-----------------------------------------------10-6----------6-10---------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------7-5---5-7--------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------8------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

--------------------------------------|
13b15(Hold)..........Fade.............|
--------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------|

 |
 |Guitar 2
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------9h10p9--7-6-7--9-9~--10-7~---10p9-7---------------7-9--10---12-----|
D|--------------------------------------------------7-----------7------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------8-7-5-7-8--------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

--------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------|
12b14(Hold)..........Fade.............|
--------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------|


And that's pretty much all the lead parts in the entire song. It's one of my favourites
for opeth and I have to say I really had a rough time figuring out the solo!





This was requested by a number of well.. people. So i thought no harm in doing it so.. here it is:


  Guitar 1(Acoustic or classical)
E|--------------------------0-1p0-------------------|
B|---3------3-------3-------------1-----1-----------|
G|----2------2-------2--------------0h2---2---------|
D|-0---0------0-----------0-----------------3p0-----|
A|---------3-------0--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

  Guitar 1
E|------------------------------------------|
B|---3-------3-------3--0-1p0-------2--2----|
G|----2-------2---------------2-----2--2----|
D|-0---0-------0----------------2-----------|
A|---------3-------0----------------0--0----|
E|------------------------------------------|
 


 
  Guitar 1(Acoustic or classical)
E|-----------------------------0-1p0-------------------|
B|------3------3-------3-------------1-----1-----------|
G|-------2------2-------2--------------0h2---2---------|
D|----0---0------0-----------0-----------------3p0-----|
A|------------3-------0--------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|
 |
 |Guitar 2(Classical)
E|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|---6p5-----6p5----6p5--5-6/8-6-5h6p5-----------------|
G|-------7-------7------7---------------7--------------|
D|-/7-----7-------7-----------------------7------------|
A|------------------------------------------8--5-------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|



  Guitar 1
E|--------------------------------------------|
B|-----3-------3-------3--0-1p0-------2--2----|
G|------2-------2---------------2-----2--2----|
D|---0---0-------0----------------2-----------|
A|-----------3-------0----------------0--0----|
E|--------------------------------------------|
 |
 |Guitar 2
E|----10--8---------------------10--8--6--5---|
B|-/10--10--8--8-8h9p8---------8--------------|
G|-----------10--------10-7-10----------------|
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|



  Guitar 1(Acoustic or classical)
E|-----------------------------0-1p0-------------------|
B|------3------3-------3-------------1-----1-----------|
G|-------2------2-------2--------------0h2---2---------|
D|----0---0------0-----------0-----------------3p0-----|
A|------------3-------0--------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|
 |
 |Guitar 2
E|-5-5-6p5---8p5---5-8-5-10-5-6-5----------------------|
B|--------6-6---6-6---------------6-8-5-6---5----------|
G|---------7-----7------------------------7------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|


  Guitar 1
E|--------------------------------------------|
B|-----3-------3-------3--0-1p0-------2--2----|
G|------2-------2---------------2-----2--2----|
D|---0---0-------0----------------2-----------|
A|-----------3-------0----------------0--0----|
E|--------------------------------------------|
 |
 |Guitar 2
E|----------5-6-8-6h8p6p5h6p5--5-------------------|
B|-----5-6-8------------------8-8-6h8p6p5h6p5--5\--|
G|--6-7---------------------------------------7----|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|


And that's pretty much it for the acoustic part! 



Enjoy! =]





/ : slide up
\ : slide down
~ : vibrato
b : bend
r : Release bend(go from higher note to lower)
pr: pre bend
h : hammer on
p : pull off
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IronBoy wrote on July 24 2008, 09:11 am

i wait for this tab so much!
great!!!!!

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squierkid71 wrote on July 25 2008, 05:03 pm

glad i could help! =]

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-madhater- wrote on July 27 2008, 08:29 am

nice... better try this one out...

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