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Buried Alive Bass Tab

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C G C F A D
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			     Buried Alive – Alter Bridge
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Tabbed By : Korey Bastian
e-mail: KoreyBastian@gmail.com

Tuning: Drop C (they might play in drop c#, but I do it in Drop C, if it doesn’t sound 
just make the string adjustment)

Intro (first half)
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---3-------------1111---3333-------3-----------1-111-3-333-----------------|
C|-------3----0-------------------------3----3-------------------------------|

Intro (second half)
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---0-3---------------1111--3-333----0-3------------1111--3333--------------|
C|--------0-3----0-0----------------------0-3--0-0---------------------------|

Verse (I twist and turn…)
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-1------3------------------------------------------------------------------|
C---23-23--4--43-3-000--0-3-0-3-0-6-—8-23-23---4--43-3-000---0-3-0-3-0-6--—8-|

Interlude (I’m cold…and I’m so afraid)
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-----00----00-----00----00—---12/0-0----00-----00-----00-------------------|

Chorus (wherever you see this part, hold out the 1 and 3 at the end)
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---3-------------1111---3333-------3-----------1-111-3-333-----------------|
C|-------3----0-------------------------3----3-------------------------------|

Preverse (repeat for next verse)
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-1------3------------------------------------------------------------------|
C---23-23--4--43-3-000--0-3-0-3-0-6-—8-23-23---4--43-3-000---0-3-0-3-0-6--—8-|

Chorus (I’ve been buried alive…)
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---3-------------1111---3333-------3-----------1-111-3-333-----------------|
C|-------3----0-------------------------3----3-------------------------------|

Breakdown Intro (rest first half, repeat twice before lower octave breakdown)
F|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|--------------------------12-12-12-15-14-12-12-12-12-15-14-12-12-15-14-12---|

Breakdown (4x)
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|----0-00-0-3-2-0--0-0-0-3-2-0--0-3-2-0-------------------------------------|

Bridge (Let me breathe again…) (option to play an octave higher for style)
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---1---0---3---2-------1---0---3---2---------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Breakdown (3x)4th time stop after first section
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|----0-00-0-3-2-0--0-0-0-3-2-0--0-3-2-0-------------------------------------|
(4 note guitar lick)

Chorus (I’ve been buried alive…)
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---3-------------1111---3333-------3-----------1-111-3-333-----------------|
C|-------3----0-------------------------3----3-------------------------------|

Post-chorus
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---3-------------1111---3333-------3-----------1-111-3-333-----------------|
C|-------3----0-------------------------3----3-------------------------------|

Outro
(2x)
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|----0-00-0-3-2-0--0-0-0-3-2-0--0-3-2-0-------------------------------------|

Then
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--11---------33----------5555----------------------------------------------|
C|-------33-----------33-------------12/-------------------------------------|


| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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RichyHowardBass wrote on November 1 2008, 02:21 pm

nice tab, but im pretty sure alter bridge play a 5 string

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MaxLees666 wrote on November 23 2008, 10:07 pm

I was going to say that lol Yeah that's the only realy problem with this tab, Brian only ever uses a 5 string

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jjhand wrote on May 12 2009, 05:57 pm

The song's key is C# minor but Brian uses a 5 string bass for all Alter Bridge

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