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The Other Side Tab

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  • First Version - Used some help from comments on jack.tyler-prime's tab.
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First Version - Used some help from comments on jack.tyler-prime's tab. Was this info helpful? Yes No
Title: The Other Side   
Artist: Alter Bridge
Album: The Last Hero
Tuning: BADGBE, flat 1 fret
Author: jjhand

Great low tuned riffs in this one to give it a spooky feel and nice chords played in the intro and verse.
Enjoy, rate and comment - thanks!

Intro - let most notes ring

Eb|-------------------------|----------------------------|-------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------|----------------------------|-------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------|----0-----0-----------------|-------------------------|
Db|----------0-----0--------|----------------------------|----------0-----0--------|
Ab|-------2----2/4----4--2--|-1-----1--------------------|-------2----2/4----4--2--|
Bb|-0-/3--------------------|-------------0-0-3--0-0-3-2-|-0-/3--------------------|
                                          PM*    PM*

Eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|----0--2p0--------------------|
Db|-----------0------------------|
Ab|-1----------------------------|
Bb|--------------0-0-3---0-0-3-2-|
                 PM*     PM*


Intro, part 2 - Repetitive, but I listed all bars to keep track. PM all open notes

Eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------5--5--5-----------5--5--5--------------|
Bb|-0--0--0--6--6--6--0--0--0--6--6--6--0--0--0-0-0-|


Eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------5--5--5--------------------------------|
Bb|-0--0--0--6--6--6--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-0-0-0--0--|


Eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------5--5--5-----------5--5--5--------------|
Bb|-0--0--0--6--6--6--0--0--0--6--6--6--0--0--0-0-0-|


Eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------5--5--5--------------------------------|
Bb|-0--0--0--6--6--6--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-0-0-0--0--|


Eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------0--0--0-----------0--0--0--------------|
Bb|-0--0--0--7--7--7--0--0--0--7--7--7--0--0--0-0-0-|


Eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------0--0--0--------------------------------|
Bb|-0--0--0--7--7--7--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-0-0-0--0--|


Eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------5--5--5-----------5--5--5--------------|
Bb|-0--0--0--6--6--6--0--0--0--6--6--6--0--0--0-0-0-|


Eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------5--5--5--------------------------------|
Bb|-0--0--0--6--6--6--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-0-0-0--0--|



Verse - both guitars

    play 2x
Eb|------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Ab|----------5--5--5-----------5--5--5-------|----------5--5--5------------------|
Bb|-0--0--0--6--6--6--0--0--0--6--6--6-------|-0--0--0--6--6--6--0---------------|
1           "You     step      into       the  dark,     its   waiting" 
2           "Take   your       vow        its  time"


    continue:
Eb|------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Ab|----------0--0--0-----------0--0--0-------|----------0--0--0------------------|
Bb|-0--0--0--7--7--7--0--0--0--7--7--7-------|-0--0--0--7--7--7--0---------------|
            "Time   for    you          to meet    your       maker"


Eb|------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Ab|----------5--5--5-----------5--5--5-------|----------5--5--5------------------|
Bb|-0--0--0--6--6--6--0--0--0--6--6--6-------|-0--0--0--6--6--6--0----------12\--|
               "Playing       God     to-     night"



Prechorus 
Eb|--------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Db|---9\8---8\7---7\6---6\5--------------|---9\8---8\7---7\6---6\5-----------|
Ab|------------------------------------0-|---------------------------3TP-----| 
Bb|---------------------------0--1--0----|-----------------------------------|
   "You're insane               have you gone too far?                Who's to"

Eb|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
Db|---9\8---8\7---7\6---6\5--------------|-14-14-14-14-----16-16-16-16-----13--|
Ab|------------------------------------0-|-15-15-15-15-----15-15-15-15-----14--| 
Bb|---------------------------0--1--0----|-13-13-13-13-----13-13-13-13-----12--|
     "blame                 for what you are?                          If you"  



Chorus
Eb|-------------------------|----------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------|----------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------|----------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------|----------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------|----------------------------------|
Bb|-0---0-3-1-0--3-----0-5--|------0--7---7---8---8---8-7-10---|
   "believe that yours is the only    way,  then you're the"

Eb|-------------------------|----------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------|----------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------|----------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------|----------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------|----------------------------------|
Bb|-0---0-3-1-0--3-----0-5--|------0--7--7--13--13--13-12-15---|
   "fool    who   lives   to   die.           Will you deserve"

Eb|-------------------------|----------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------|----------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------|----------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------|----------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------|----------------------------------|
Bb|-0---0-3-1-0--3-----0-5--|------0--7---7---8---8---8-7-10---|
   "the hell   you're   gonna pay              on the other"

Eb|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
Ab|-10--10--10--10--10--12--14--9-|----9---9---9-------------------|
Bb|-8---8---8---8---8---10--12--7-|----7---7---7---7-5-3---5-3-1---|
   "side                               once you reach the other side"




Turnaround (before Verse 2)
Eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------5--5--5-----------5--5--5--------------|
Bb|-0--0--0--6--6--6--0--0--0--6--6--6--0--0--0-0-0-|


Eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------5--5--5--------------------------------|
Bb|-0--0--0--6--6--6--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-0-0-0--0--|


Eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------5--5--5-----------5--5--5--------------|
Bb|-0--0--0--6--6--6--0--0--0--6--6--6--0--0--0-0-0-|


Eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------5--5--5--------------------------------|
Bb|-0--0--0--6--6--6--0--0--0--0--0--0--12\---------|



Verse 2 - Play Verse Riff again

Lyrics:
"The trigger warm, anticipating
 The ritual's begun
 You think that Heaven's gates are waiting
 But only Hell will come"


Play Prechorus again but end with a slide from 12th fret like Turnaround riff


Play Chorus again




Bridge - starts with open low note & flange effects for 4 bars, then


Guitar 1, with a 16th delay so each note will be doubled
Eb|---------------------------------------------|
Bb|-pb13r12----pb13r12----pb13r12----pb13r12----|
Gb|---------------------------------------------| play 2x
Db|---------------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------|

Eb|-pb13r12----pb13r12----pb13r12----pb13r12----|
Bb|---------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------------| play 2x
Db|---------------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------|


Bridge, Part 2:

(3:47) Guitar 2            with Guitar 1 Bridge repeat
Eb|--------------------------|---------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|---------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|---------------------------|
Db|--------------------------|-------5--------------1----|
Ab|-------3------------6-----|-------3-------2--0h2------|
Bb|-0--0--1--0--0--0-0-4--0--|-0--0-----0----------------| PM all open notes throughout
   "Fade          to         black, you'll see    in" 

Eb|---------------------------|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|---------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------|---------------------------|
Db|---------------------------|-------5--------------4----|
Ab|--------3------------6-----|-------3-------2--0h2------|
Bb|-0--0-0-1--0--0--0-0-4--0--|-0--0-----0----------------|
   "time"

Eb|--------------------------|---------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|---------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|---------------------------|
Db|--------------------------|-------5--------------1----|
Ab|-------3------------6-----|-------3-------2--0h2------|
Bb|-0--0--1--0--0--0-0-4--0--|-0--0-----0----------------|
   " You         will          only    be        denied"


Bridge Part 2 Ending

   Guitar 1
Eb|-pb16r15---pb16r15---pb16r15---pb16r15----|-pb16r15---15-15--15TP-bend-slowly---|
Bb|------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
  |
  |Guitar 2
Eb|------------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------|-----------5---------------------|
Ab|-----------3--------------------6---------|-----------3---------2--0h2-3----|
Bb|-0----0----1----0----0----0--0--4----0----|-0----0---------0----------------|




Bridge, Part 3 (4:10)

    Guitar 1, with octave pedal (lower octave)
Eb|-7~-----6-5-----------------|-6~----------------------|
Bb|------------7~-----5br6-----|------------5-7p5--------|
Gb|----------------------------|-------------------6br7--|
Db|----------------------------|-------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------|-------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------|-------------------------|
  |
  | Guitar 2 
Eb|----------------------------|-------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------|-------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|----------------------------|-------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------|-------------------------|
Bb|-12~---15-14----15-14-13-12-|-11----------8----7------|
                           "Fools will only be denied"



Eb|-7~-----6-5-----------------|-6~--------------------6-|
Bb|------------7~-----5br6-----|------------5-7p5----5---|
Gb|----------------------------|-------------------6-----|
Db|----------------------------|-------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------|-------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------|-------------------------|
  |
  | Guitar 2 
Eb|----------------------------|-------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------|-------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|----------------------------|-------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------|-------------------------|
Bb|-12~---15-14----15-14-13-12-|-11----------8----7------|
                              "There will be no paradise"


play 2x: 

    Guitar 1
Eb|-7~-----6-5-----------------|-6~----------------------|
Bb|------------7~-----5br6-----|------------5-7p5--------|
Gb|----------------------------|-------------------6br7--|
Db|----------------------------|-------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------|-------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------|-------------------------|
  |
  | Guitar 2 
Eb|----------------------------|-------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------|-------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|----------------------------|-------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------|-------------------------|
Bb|-12~---15-14----15-14-13-12-|-11----------8----7------|
  1                           "Fools will only be denied"
  2                           "There will be no paradise"


Before Final Chorus, one guitar plays this 2x:
Eb|-------------------------|--------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------|--------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------|--------------------------|
Db|----------0-----0--------|--------------------------|
Ab|-------2----2/4----4--2--|-1------------------------|
Bb|-0-/3--------------------|--------------------------|



Play Chorus again, but ending bars change:

Eb|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
Ab|-10--10--10--10--10--12--14--9-|----9---9---9---9---7---7---9---|
Bb|-8---8---8---8---8---10--12--7-|----7---7---7---7---5---5---7---|
   "side                                               on the other"

Eb|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
Ab|-10--10--10--10--10--12--14--9-|----9---9---9-------------------|
Bb|-8---8---8---8---8---10--12--7-|----7---7---7---7-5-3---5-3-1---|
   "side                               once you reach the other side"



Ending-

    Guitar 1, with 16th note delay
Eb|------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
Bb|-pb13r12----pb13r12----pb13r12----pb13r12-|-pb13r12----pb13r12----pb13r12----pb13r12-|
Gb|------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
  |
  | Guitar 2 - PM all Bb string open notes throughout
Eb|------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------|-----------5-------------------1---|
Ab|-----------3--------------------6---------|-----------3---------2----0h2------|
Bb|-0----0----1----0----0----0--0--4----0----|-0----0---------0------------------| 
  

    Guitar 1 (delay)
Eb|-pb13r12----pb13r12----pb13r12----pb13r12--|-pb13r12----pb13r12----pb13r12----pb13r12--|
Bb|-------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
  |
  | Guitar 2
Eb|-------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------|-----------5-------------------4---|
Ab|------------3--------------------6---------|-----------3---------2----0h2------|
Bb|-0----0--0--1----0----0----0--0--4----0----|-0----0---------0------------------|


Play 2x 

    Guitar 1, with octave pedal (lower octave)
Eb|-7~-----6-5-----------------|-6~------------------------|
Bb|------------7~-----5br6-----|------------5-7p5----------|
Gb|----------------------------|-------------------6br7----|
Db|----------------------------|---------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------|---------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------|---------------------------|
  |
  | Guitar 2
Eb|----------------------------|---------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------|---------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------|---------------------------|
Db|----------------------------|-------5--------------1----|
Ab|--------3-------------6-----|-------3-------2--0h2------|
Bb|--0--0--1--0---0--0-0-4--0--|-0--0-----0----------------|


Guitar 1 repeats octave part & fades out


************************************
Key:

| x   Dead note
| h   Hammer-on
| p   Pull-off
| b   Bend
| r   Release
| br  Bend release
| pb  Pre-bend
| pbr Pre-bend release
| /   Slide up
| \   Slide down
| ~   Vibrato
| PM  Palm mute
| TR  Trill
| TP  Tremolo picking - pick note repeatedly as heard in recording
************************************
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Kreuger 792 Oct 11, 2016 02:19 PM

Nice job man. One thing though, I believe the part you have with use of the octave pedal is actually Myles using an ebow.

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