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Man in the Box

Alice in Chains

Tuning:Half Step Down

Tabbed by:Brownbear93


Intro:
|-x-x----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-x-x----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-x-x----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-x-x----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-x-x--5-x-5-5---5-x-5-5---5-x-5-5---5-x-5--------5~-5-x-5-5---5-x-5-5---5-x-5-5---5-x-5--------5~-|
|-x-x--0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0--0-5h7----0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0--0-5h7----|
PM         .....     .....     .....                     .....     .....     .....  
 
G1
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--5-x-5-5---5-x-5-5---5-x-5-5---5-x-5--------5~-5-x-5-5---5-x-5-5---5-x-5-5---5-x-5--------5~-|
|--0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0--0-5h7----0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0--0-5h7----|
PM     .....     .....     .....                     .....     .....     .....  

G2 w/wah 
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------7~--7h9~----------------------------------------------|x2
|--/9~-----------7~--7h9~--5---5h7~--5b`----------------------|
|-----------------------------------------7~-----7~-------5~--|
|----------------------------------------------0----0-5h7-----|
PM                                             .

Verse:
G1 and 2
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--5-x-5-5---5-x-5-5---5-x-5-5---5-x-5--------5~-5-x-5-5---5-x-5-5---5-x-5-5---5---5-5h7~---|
|--0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0--0-5h7----0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0-0-0---7----------|
PM     .....     .....     .....                     .....     .....     .....   .
   I'm     the man in the box                   Buried   in        my shit 


|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--5-5-7-5-5-7-5-5-5-5-7-5-5-5-7-5-5-5-7-5-5-7-5-5-5-5-5-7-5-5-5-7---5-----5~--5b`r~-|
|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0-0-x-x---0-------|
PM..................................................................         .
   Won't           you               come             and          save me 

 G1
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----5-x-5-5---5-x-5-5---5h7~--5~--------------|
|--0-0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0-0-0----------7-6-5-3~-----|
|PM.     .....     ...
|           save me 
|
|G2
|------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------15h17-15~--------------------|
|-----------------------------------16-15-pb14rp12-----|
|--------------------------------------------------12~-|
|----5-x-5-5---5-x-5-5---------------------------------|
|--0-0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0-0-0-------------------------------|
 PM.     .....     ...


Chorus:
 G1
|------------------3---------------------------------------------|
|------------------3---------------3-----------------------------|
|------------------0---------------2---------------2-------------|
|---2--------------0---------------0---------------2-------------|
|---2--------------x-------------------------------0-------------|
|---0--------------3---------------------------------------0-3b`-|
|  Feed                   my      eyes            can you sew them shut 
|
|G2
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------15~--------------------------------------14-12-12b-r----|
|----/16---------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|



 G1
|------------------3---------------------------------------------|
|------------------3---------------3-----------------------------|
|------------------0---------------2---------------2-------------|
|---2--------------0---------------0---------------2-------------|
|---2--------------x-------------------------------0-------------|
|---0--------------3---------------------------------------0-3b`-|
|  Jesus                         Christ           deny your maker 
|
|G2
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------12-|
|----------------------14b-r-12------------------------------12-|
|-------------------------------14~--------------------12-14----|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|



 G1
|------------------3--------------------------------------------|
|------------------3---------------3----------------------------|
|------------------0---------------2---------------2------------|
|---2--------------0---------------0---------------2------------|
|---2--------------x-------------------------------0------------|
|---0--------------3--------------------------------------0-3b`-|
|  He                         who tries          will be wasted 
|
|G2
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|--15b----------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------14-12~------------------------|
|----------12-14-14~14~14~--12-14----------14p12-14~------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|


 G1
|------------------3--------------------------------------------|
|------------------3---------------3----------------------------|
|------------------0---------------2---------------2------------|
|---2--------------0---------------0---------------2------------|
|---2--------------x-------------------------------0------------|
|---0--------------3---------------------------------------0-1~-|
|  Feed                       my  eyes          now you've sewn them shut 
|
|G2
|--------12-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----12----15b---12b`------------------------------------------|
|-14b------------------14-12------------------------------------|
|----------------------------14-14-14-14-12h14~-----------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
PM                               .......



Main Riff:
G1
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--5-x-5-5---5-x-5-5---5-x-5-5---5-x-5--------5~-5-x-5-5---5-x-5-5---5-x-5-5---5-x-5--------5~-|
|--0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0--0-5h7----0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0--0-5h7----|
PM     .....     .....     .....                     .....     .....     .....  

G2 w/wah 
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------7~--7h9~----------------------------------------------|x2
|--/9~-----------7~--7h9~--5---5h7~--5b`----------------------|
|-----------------------------------------7~-----7~-------5~--|
|----------------------------------------------0----0-5h7-----|
PM                                             .

2nd Verse:
G1 and 2
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--5-x-5-5---5-x-5-5---5-x-5-5---5-x-5--------5~-5-x-5-5---5-x-5-5---5-x-5-5---5---5-5h7~---|
|--0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0--0-5h7----0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0-0-0---7----------|
PM     .....     .....     .....                     .....     .....     .....   .
  I'm     the dog    who gets beat              Shove     my nose  in shit 


|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--5-5-7-5-5-7-5-5-5-5-7-5-5-5-7-5-5-5-7-5-5-7-5-5-5-5-5-7-5-5-5-7---5-----5~--5b`r~-|
|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0-0-x-x---0-------|
PM..................................................................         .
   Won't           you               come             and          save me 


|-------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------14br---14br-12---------|
|--------------------------14br---14br-12---------|
|------------------------------------------14-12\-|
|----5-x-5-5---5-x-5-5----------------------------|
|--0-0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0-0-0--------------------------|
 PM.     .....     ...
            save me 

2nd Chorus:
|------------------3---------------------------------------------|
|------------------3---------------3-----------------------------|
|------------------0---------------2---------------2-------------|
|---2--------------0---------------0---------------2-------------|
|---2--------------x-------------------------------0-------------|
|---0--------------3---------------------------------------0-3b`-|
   Feed                   my      eyes            can you sew them shut 


|------------------3---------------------------------------------|
|------------------3---------------3-----------------------------|
|------------------0---------------2---------------2-------------|
|---2--------------0---------------0---------------2-------------|
|---2--------------x-------------------------------0-------------|
|---0--------------3---------------------------------------0-3b`-|
   Jesus                         Christ           deny your maker


|------------------3--------------------------------------------|
|------------------3---------------3----------------------------|
|------------------0---------------2---------------2------------|
|---2--------------0---------------0---------------2------------|
|---2--------------x-------------------------------0------------|
|---0--------------3--------------------------------------0-3b`-|
   He                         who tries          will be wasted 



|------------------3--------------------------------------------|
|------------------3---------------3----------------------------|
|------------------0---------------2---------------2------------|
|---2--------------0---------------0---------------2------------|
|---2--------------x-------------------------------0------------|
|---0--------------3---------------------------------------0-1~-|
   Feed                       my  eyes          now you've sewn them shut 


Solo: w/ wah
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------7-9-9b---9-7---------------------|
|---[0h2p0]-----7h9--------------9-8-7-5-7--7br~-----|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|

                                       *Gradually Release
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--14b(-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14r-14r-14r-14r-14r-14r-14)r-14brp12-----|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------14~-|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


|--------------------------------------12-15-15b--15-12-----------------|
|-----12h15p12----12h15p12-15b---(15)r----------------------------------|
|-/14----------14---------------------------------------12h14~-14b------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------xx-----x-8-x-10b-10-8-------12-11-10-----------------------15~--|
|--------------------xx-7h9-x--------------9~-------------12-12b~-----12b`-----------|
|------xx-5b`--------xx----------------------------------------------------14-12-----|
|------xx-----7~---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--0h3-xx----------------------------------------------------------------------------|


|--------------------------------------------x----------------|
|----17h20-20-20brp17------------12-12-x-----x----8-----------|
|---------------------19~\----xx-12-12-x-----x----7--x--------|
|-----------------------------xx-12-12-x-x---x----6--x-----2~-|
|-----------------------------xx-------x-x--------7--x--------|
|----------------------------------------x-3---0-----0-3h4----|
PM                                             .     .

|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|--xxxx----------------------------|
|--xxxx------5-7b-5----------------|
|--xxxx--5h7---------7-5-7---------|
|---------------------------3-3~---|


3rd Chorus:
|------------------3---------------------------------------------|
|------------------3---------------3-----------------------------|
|------------------0---------------2---------------2-------------|
|---2--------------0---------------0---------------2-------------|
|---2--------------x-------------------------------0-------------|
|---0--------------3---------------------------------------0-3b`-|
|  Feed                   my      eyes            can you sew them shut 
|
|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|---15b----------------------r-----------------------------------|
|--------------------------------14b--r-12-----------------------|
|------------------------------------------14~--12br~------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|

|------------------3---------------------------------------------|
|------------------3---------------3-----------------------------|
|------------------0---------------2---------------2-------------|
|---2--------------0---------------0---------------2-------------|
|---2--------------x-------------------------------0-------------|
|---0--------------3---------------------------------------0-3b`-|
|  Jesus                         Christ           deny your maker
|
|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------12-15-------15~--------/17-15----15---15br-----------|
|--12-13-14-------12-13-----12-13---------12----12------14~------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|

|------------------3---------------------------------------------|
|------------------3---------------3-----------------------------|
|------------------0---------------2---------------2-------------|
|---2--------------0---------------0---------------2-------------|
|---2--------------x-------------------------------0-------------|
|---0--------------3---------------------------------------0-3b`-|
|  He                         who tries          will be wasted
|
|
|--19b----r------------------------------------------------------|
|------------17------17------17------------------------15--------|
|-----------------------------------12h14b-r~-14-12-14-----------|
|----------------17------17-------------------------------14-----|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|

|------------------3---------------------------------------------|
|------------------3---------------3-----------------------------|
|------------------0---------------2---------------2-------------|
|---2--------------0---------------0---------------2-------------|
|---2--------------x-------------------------------0-------------|
|---0--------------3---------------------------------------0-1~--|
|  Feed                       my  eyes          now you've sewn them shut 
|
|
|---------------------------------15b------(15)rb---r------------|
|-----------------------15---------------------------------------|
|---------------14brbr-------------------------------------------|
|---14br---------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|


G1
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--5-x-5-5---5-x-5-5---5-x-5-5---5-x-5--------5~-5-x-5-5---5-x-5-5---5-x-5-5---5-x-5--------5~-|
|--0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0--0-5h7----0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0-0-0-0-x-0--0-5h7----|
PM     .....     .....     .....                     .....     .....     .....  

G2 w/wah 
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------7~--7h9~----------------------------------------------|x2
|--/9~-----------7~--7h9~--5---5h7~--5b`----------------------|
|-----------------------------------------7~-----7~-------5~--|
|----------------------------------------------0----0-5h7-----|
PM                                             .


|---14-14-14-x--12\------|
|---14-14-14-x--12\------|
|---14-14-14-x--12\------|
|------------------------|
|------------------------|
|------------------------|


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

| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| +   harmonic
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend
| pb  Pre-bend
| br  Bend release
| pbr Pre-bend release
| brb Bend release bend
| b`  slight bend (1/4)
| ()  Strike note while string is bent
| PM  palm mute
| []  trill 

************************************
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Othersider 268 wrote on April 5 2013, 12:53 pm

The G2 part in the intro, and after the 1st and 3rd choruses, was recorded with both wah and a talk box. This is a crucial element of the song.

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