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Check My Brain Tab

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Tab by Adrian Scholze (www.myspace.com/adrianscholze)

Check My Brain By Alice In Chains

Tuning: Eb

b  = bend up
b` = Release bend

Intro/Verse Riff:

Guitar 1
eb|-----------------------------------------|
bb|-----------------------------------------|
gb|-----------------------------------------|
db|-----------------------------------------|
ab|-----------------------------------------|
eb|--1b(2)(2)(2)(2)(2)(2)1b`-1-1-1--2b(3)---|

Guitar 2 (when the band kicks in)
eb|-----------------------------------------|
bb|-----------------------------------------|
gb|-----------------------------------------|
db|--3b(4)(4)(4)(4)(4)(4)3b`-3-3-3--4b(5)---|
ab|-----------------------------------------|
eb|-----------------------------------------|

Chorus:

Guitar 1/Guitar 2
               California,   I'm fine...
eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
gb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
db|-----------------9--9-9-9-9-9-9----------------------------------|2 times
ab|--4--4-4-4-4-4-4-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-9--9-9-9-9-9-9-7--7-7-7-9-11-----|
eb|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2----------------7--7-7-7-7-7-7-5--5-5-5-7--9-----|


Pre Verse:
Guitar 1
eb|-----------------------------------------|
bb|-----------------------------------------|
gb|-----------------------------------------|
db|-----------------------------------------|  4 times
ab|-----------------------------------------|
eb|--1b(2)(2)(2)(2)(2)(2)1b`-1-1-1--2b(3)---|

Guitar 2
eb|-----------------------------------------|
bb|-----------------------------------------|
gb|--5b(6)(6)(6)(6)(6)(6)5b`-5-5-5-5-5-5----|
db|-----------------------------------------|  2 times
ab|-----------------------------------------|
eb|-----------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
eb|------------------|------------------------------|
bb|--7b(9)`5---------|-------------------10b(12)~~--|
gb|------------------|------------------6-----------|
db|----------7-7~~~~-|----------------7~------------|
ab|------------------|------------------------------|
eb|------------------|------------------------------|


Verse  4x

Chorus 2x


Interlude/PreSolo:

Guitar 1/2
                    Ahhhhhhh              Tears that filled my bowl...
eb|---------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|---------------------------------------------------------------|
gb|---------------------------------------------------------------|
db|-----------------7--7-7-7-7-7-7--------------------------------| 2 times
ab|--4--4-4-4-4-4-4-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-5--5-5-5-5-5-5--|
eb|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2----------------4--4-4-4-4-4-4-3--3-3-3-3-3-3--|


Solo:

Guitar 1
eb|-----------------------------------------|
bb|-----------------------------------------|
gb|-----------------------------------------|
db|-----------------------------------------|  4 times
ab|-----------------------------------------|
eb|--1b(2)(2)(2)(2)(2)(2)1b`-1-1-1--2b(3)---|

Guitar 2
eb|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
gb|-5-5-5/6---------6-6-6\5-5-5-5-5/12-12-12-11-11-11-11-11\6-6-6\5-5-5-5-5--|
db|-x-x-x/x-4-4-4-4-x-x-x\x-x-x-x-x/-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x\x-x-x\x-x-x-x-x--|
ab|-3-3-3/4-x-x-x-x-4-4-4\3-3-3-3-3/10-10-10--9--9--9--9--9\4-4-4\3-3-3-3-3--|
eb|---------2-2-2-2----------------------------------------------------------|
                                                T       T
eb|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|--7b(9)`7-5--------------------------------------------------------|
gb|------------6--5b(6)5-4-2-4b(6)`-2-4-4b(6)*~~16(18)^(17)~~-2h4-2~~-|
db|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
ab|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
eb|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                  * = hold bend
                                  ^ = release from full bend to 1/2 bend
Verse       4x

Chorus      2x

Interlude:

Guitar 1/2
eb|---------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|---------------------------------------------------------------|
gb|---------------------------------------------------------------|
db|-----------------7--7-7-7-7-7-7--------------------------------| 4 times
ab|--4--4-4-4-4-4-4-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-5--5-5-5-5-5-5--|
eb|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2----------------4--4-4-4-4-4-4-3--3-3-3-3-3-3--|

Outro:

Guitar 1
eb|-----------------------------------------|
bb|-----------------------------------------|
gb|-----------------------------------------|
db|-----------------------------------------|  4 times
ab|-----------------------------------------|
eb|--1b(2)(2)(2)(2)(2)(2)1b`-1-1-1--2b(3)---|

Guitar 2 (3 last times)
eb|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
bb|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
gb|-5-5-5/6---------6-6-6\5-5-5-5-5/12-12-12-11-11-11-11-11\6-6-6\5-5-5-5-5-|
db|-x-x-x/x-4-4-4-4-x-x-x\x-x-x-x-x/-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x\x-x-x\x-x-x-x-x-|
ab|-3-3-3/4-x-x-x-x-4-4-4\3-3-3-3-3/10-10-10--9--9--9--9--9\4-4-4\3-3-3-3-3-|
eb|---------2-2-2-2---------------------------------------------------------|

eb|---------------------------------------------|
bb|---------------------------------------------|
gb|-/12-12-12-11-11-11-11-11\6-6-6\5-5-5--------|
db|-/-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x\x-x-x\x-x-x--------|
ab|-/10-10-10--9--9--9--9--9\4-4-4\3-3-3--------|
eb|--------------------------------------2b(3)--|


b- = bend up
b` = Relase bend
T  = Tap
*  = Hold bend
^  = release from full bend to 1/2 bend
~~ = Hold / Fade


Tab By Adrian Scholze
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Fluorescent wrote on December 22 2009, 12:10 pm

got to youtube and search something like "jerry cantrell video lesson", there you can find CMB along with MITB, WTHHI and Would

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IbanezIceman09 wrote on January 17 2010, 11:48 pm

This is a great tab!! ***** @ wes_jett2008, the chorus is right.

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