Oops, an error
Loading. Please wait.
We have an official Man In The Box tab made by UG professional guitarists. Check out the tab »
×
9,776 views 72 this week
1 commentread comment
1 2 3 4 5
x 5
add to favorites
×
Save as Personal and add changes to this tab that will be seen only by you. Learn more ›
×
You can save this tab as Personal to edit and correct it or add notes. All changes will be seen only by you. Learn more »
launch autoscroll
font size
0
reset
how to read this tab
guitar tuner
backing track
0:00
0:00
edit
Autoscroll
slow
fast
+/-
esc
set tempo
stop
Author
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 

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

            
            
Suggest correction
Creating personal tab
Creating personal tab
You can edit any tab online and save it as your Personal.

You can edit, replace or remove any tab part or add personal notes – all changes will be seen only by you.

Personal tabs can be accessed anytime from any device, even offline.
Learn more »
comments
print report bad tab
1 comment total.
0 reply
Othersider 237 Apr 05, 2013 08:53 AM

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.

guest
You may want to rate the tab now too:
select rating
Wanna post a correction for this tab? Suggest correction