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Man In The Box Tab

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Tune Gtrs. down 1/2 step s =slight bend X =fret-hand muting 
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ v =vibrato t =trill 
h =hammer on b =bend 1/4 step 
B =bend 1/2 step f =bend full step 
F =bend 1 1/2 step PM =pick-hand muting 
p =pull off 
 

[Intro]

 N.C. 
 (drum fill) Gtr.1 (dbld) (E5) Rhy.Fig. 1 Repeat 2 times 
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
D|--------------------------X--X---|---------------------------------| 
A|--------------------------X--X---|--5----X-5-----------5-----------| 
E|--------------------------X--X---|--0----X-0-----------0--------0--| 
 

[Lead intro fig. 1]

 Gtr. 2 w/Rhy.Fig. 1 (2 times) 
 end Rhy.Fig. 1 w/dist. and talk box 
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------|----------7v---------7h9v--------| 
D|---------------------------------|--9v-----------------------------| 
A|--5----X-5--------------------5--|---------------------------------| 
E|--0----X-0-----------0----5h7----|---------------------------------| 
 
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
D|--7v------7h9v----------5v-------|--5h7v------5b-------------------| 
A|---------------------------------|-------------------------7v------| 
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
 

[Lead intro ending fig. 1]

 Repeat once 
e|---------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------| 
A|----------7------------------5---| 
E|-----------------0-----5h7-------| 
 

[Verse 1/2]
 
1. I'm the man in the box. 
2. I'm the dog who gets beat. 
 
 N.C. (E5) 
 Rhy.Fig. 2 
 Gtrs. 1 and 2 
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
A|--5----X---5-----------5---------|--5----X---5----------5----------| 
E|--0----X---0-----------0------0--|--0----X---0----------0-------0--| 
PM ............................................................... 
 
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
A|--5----X---5-----------5---------|--5----X---5------------------5--| 
E|--0----X---0-----------0------0--|--0----X---0---------0---5h7-----| 
PM........................................................ 
 
 Buried in my shit. 
 Shove my nose in shit. 
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
A|--5----X---5-----------5---------|--5----X---5----------5----------| 
E|--0----X---0-----------0------0--|--0----X---0----------0-------0--| 
PM ............................................................... 
 
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
A|--5----X---5-----------5---------|--5-------5------5t7-------------| 
E|--0----X---0-----------0------0--|------0-------------------0---0--| 
PM............................... 
 

[Pre-chorus]
 
Won't you 
 
 G5 G6 G5 G6 G5 G6 G5 G6 G5 
 Rhy.Fig. 3 
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
A|--5---5---7---5---5---7---5---5--|--5---5---7---5---5---5---7---5--| 
E|--3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3--|--3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3--| 
PM................................................................. 
 
 come and save 
 G6 G5 G6 G5 G6 G5 G6 
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
A|--5---5---7---5---5---7---5---5--|--5---5---7---5---5---5---7------| 
E|--3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3--|--3---3---3---3---3---3---3---0--| 
PM................................................................... 
 
 me, save 
 N.C. (E5) 
 Gtrs. 1 and 2 
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
A|--5-----------5-----------5v-----|--5-----X---5--------5-----------| 
E|--0---0---0-------------------0--|--0-----X---0--------0--------0--| 
PM........... PM.................................... 
 
 me. 
 w/Fill 1 1st time 
 End Rhy.Fig. 3 Play Fill 2 2nd time 
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
A|--5-----X---5--------5-----------|--5t7------5---------------------| 
E|--5-----X---5--------5--------0--|------------------7---6---5---3--| 
PM............................... 
 

[Fill 1]
 
 Gtr. 3 
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|--15t17----15----12--------------|---------------------------------| 
G|---------------------15--14--12--|--15fv---------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
 

[Fill 2]
 
 Gtrs. 1 and 2 
e|----------------------------------| 
B|--14B-(14)--14B-(14)--12----------| 
G|--14f-(14)--14f-(14)--12----------| 
D|------------------------- 14--12--| 
A|----------------------------------| 
E|----------------------------------| 
 

[Chorus]
 
% 
 
Feed_________________________________________ my eyes, 
 
 E5 G D 
e|------------------------------3--|------------------------------2--| 
B|------------------------------3--|------------------------------3--| 
G|------------------------------0--|------------------------------2--| 
D|--2---------------------------0--|------------------------------0--| 
A|--2---------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
E|--0---------------------------3--|---------------------------------| 
 
can you sew them shut? 
 
 A 
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|------------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
G|------------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
D|------------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
A|------------------------------0--|---------------------------------| 
E|---------------------------------|-----------------------0----3v---| 
 
Jesus_______________________________________________ Christ, 
 
 E5 G D 
e|------------------------------3--|------------------------------2--| 
B|------------------------------3--|------------------------------3--| 
G|------------------------------0--|------------------------------2--| 
D|--2---------------------------0--|------------------------------0--| 
A|--2---------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
E|--0---------------------------3--|---------------------------------| 
 
deny your maker. 
 
 A 
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|------------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
G|------------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
D|------------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
A|------------------------------0--|---------------------------------| 
E|---------------------------------|-----------------------0----3v---| 
 
He_______________________________________________ who tries 
 
 E5 G D 
e|------------------------------3--|------------------------------2--| 
B|------------------------------3--|------------------------------3--| 
G|------------------------------0--|------------------------------2--| 
D|--2---------------------------0--|------------------------------0--| 
A|--2---------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
E|--0---------------------------3--|---------------------------------| 
 
will be wasted. 
 
 A 
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|------------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
G|------------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
D|------------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
A|------------------------------0--|---------------------------------| 
E|---------------------------------|-----------------------0----3v---| 
 
Feed__________________________________________ my eyes. 
 
 E5 G D 
e|------------------------------3--|------------------------------2--| 
B|------------------------------3--|------------------------------3--| 
G|------------------------------0--|------------------------------2--| 
D|--2---------------------------0--|------------------------------0--| 
A|--2---------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
E|--0---------------------------3--|---------------------------------| 
 
Now, you've sewn them shut. 
 
 A 
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|------------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
G|------------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
D|------------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
A|------------------------------0--|---------------------------------| 
E|---------------------------------|-----------------------0----3----| 
PM........ 
 

[Guitar solo]
 
 N.C. (E5) 
 Gtr. 3 (w/dist and wah pedal) 
 w/Rhy.Fig.2 
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
A|--5t7----------------------------|---------------------------------| 
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
(grad. close pedal) (grad. open pedal) 
 
 hold bend.. 
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------|-----------------------------10f-| 
G|--------7h9---9F--------9--7-----|---------------------------------| 
D|--7h9-------------------------9--|--8---7---5---7-----7f--(7v)-----| 
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
 
 ...keep holding bend................................ 
e|--------------------------------------------------| 
B|--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--| 
G|--------------------------------------------------| 
D|--------------------------------------------------| 
A|--------------------------------------------------| 
E|--------------------------------------------------| 
(gradually open wah pedal) 
 
 ..hold bend........... 
e|-----------------------------------------| 
B|--10B--10--10--10--10--10f--(10)p8-------| 
G|-------------------------------------9v--| 
D|-----------------------------------------| 
A|-----------------------------------------| 
E|-----------------------------------------| 
 
e|-----------------------------------------12--15--15F--| 
B|-------12--12h15p12-12h15p12--15fv--15f---------------| 
G|--14f-------------------------------------------------| 
D|------------------------------------------------------| 
A|------------------------------------------------------| 
E|------------------------------------------------------| 
G5 G6 G5 G6 G5 
hold bend... 
|-------15--12--------------------| 
|---------------------------------| 
|---------------12h14v-------14f--| 
|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------| 
 
 Gtr. 3 w/Rhy.Fig. 3 G6 G5 G6 G5 
 ...keep holding bend................................................ 
 G5 G6 G5 G6 G5 
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|----------15v--------------------|---------------------------------| 
G|---------(14v)-------------------|---------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
| | 
| G6 G5 G6 G5 | 
|.................(feedback)....................................... | 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------15----------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
pitch: D 
 
 Gtr. 4 
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------------| 
B|--15--------15v------------------|---------------------------------------| 
G|--14--------14v------------------|---------X------X--X--14B--14--12------| 
D|-----------------14--------------|--12h14--X--14--X--X--------------14v--| 
A|------X--X-----------------X--X--|---------------------------------------| 
E|------X--X-----------------X--X--|---------------------------------------| 
| | 
| | 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------------| 
|----------12---------------------|----------------------15v--------------| 
|--------------15--14--12--12fv---|----12f----12---9----------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------------| 
 
 Gtr. 4 slide down 
e|--12--15--15--15f--(15)p12--------------| 
B|----------------------------15v-----15--| 
G|----------------------------------------| 
D|----------------------------------------| 
A|----------------------------------------| 
E|----------------------------------------| 
 
 slide up 
e|---------------------------------|--------------------------------------| 
B|--12---------------X---------12--|--------------------------------------| 
G|--12--------(12)---X---------12--|----------------------------------2f--| 
D|--12--------(12)---X---12----12--|--X-----------------------------------| 
A|------X--X-----------------------|--X--------7v---X--X--X--X--5h7-------| 
E|------X--X-----------------------|--X--3h5------------------------------| 
 
 E5 
 Gtrs. 1 and 2 
 w/Fill 3 D.S. % al Coda 
e|--------------------------| 
B|--------------------------| 
G|--------------------------| 
D|-------5---2-------2------| 
A|---------------5----------| 
E|-----------------------3--| 
 

[Coda]

 N.C. (E5) 
 Gtr. 2 w/Rhy.Fig. 1 (2 times) 
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
G|-----------7v-------7h9v---------|---------------------------------| 
D|---9v----------------------------|---7v-------7h9v---------5v------| 
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
 
e|---------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------| 
D|---5h7v--------5b----------------| 
A|------------------------7v-------| 
E|---------------------------------| 
 
 1st Ending 
e|---------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------| 
A|-------7--------------------5----| 
E|----------------0----5h7---------| 
 
 2nd Ending 
e|---------14--14-----12--12--12---| 
B|---------14--14-----12--12--12---| 
G|---------14--14-----12--12--12---| 
D|---------------------------------| 
A|---------------------------------| 
E|---------------------------------| 
 

[Fill 3]

 Gtr. 3 
 hold bend..... 
e|----------------0----------------| 
B|---------------------------------| 
G|-------2f----------2f--(2)p0-----| 
D|------------------------------2--| 
A|---------------------------------| 
E|---------------------------------|



************************************

| (n)  Ghost note
| h    Hammer-on
| p    Pull-off
| t    Tapping
| b    Bend 

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metaljunkie22 649 wrote on February 3 2005, 12:00 am

is this song in drop d in addition to 1/2 step down?

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ffbassplayer 198 wrote on July 1 2005, 12:00 am

i think the tab is great but could the talk box part be played with a wah?just wonderin

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ffbassplayer 198 wrote on July 8 2005, 12:00 am

ok it is a talk box i was bein ignorant

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