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C G C F A D
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                             Aliens - Atomship
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Tabbed by: Atomshipped 
Email: nitsua@comcast.net

Tuning: Drop C (CGCFAD)

This is close if not exactly the way Aliens is played by Nathan Slade.
Enjoy the tab and email any questions and/or feedback to me.

Aliens is an amazing song but it can be tricky to play at first.
It's an odd beat but once you get the hang of it it's very fun to play.

Note: Distortion pedal helps a TON for this song! Trying to change settings 
between distorted and clean is very annoying when playing this song.

Intro
Verse 1
Chorus
Post Chorus P1
Post Chorus P2
Verse 2
Chorus
Post Chorus P1
Breakdown P1
Breakdown P2
Breakdown P3

Intro
(Clean)
D|--------------------------------------------------------------||
A|--------------------------------------------------------------||
F|--------------------------------------------------------------||
C|--------------------------------------------------------------||
G|-777-555-3/8-8-77-5-------------------------------------------||
C|------------------0-------------------------------------------||
PM ... ... .     ..
This is at the beginning when the guitar riff is fading in.

D|--------------------------------------------------------------||
A|--------------------------------------------------------------||
F|--------------------------------------------------------------||
C|--------------------------------------------------------------||
G|-777-555-3/8-8-777-555-3/8-8--77-5----------------------------||
C|-000-000-0-0-0-000-000-0-0-0--00-0----------------------------||
PM ... ...       ... ...        ..
Play eight times before going into verse one.

Verse 1
D|--------------------------------------------------------------||
A|----10------------10-8----------------------------------------||
F|--------------------------------------------------------------||
C|--------------------------------------------------------------||
G|--------------------------------------------------------------||
C|-0-------------0---------------0------------------------------||
PM .             .               .

Chorus 1
(Distorted)
D|--------------------------------------------------------------||
A|--------------------------------------------------------------||
F|--------------------------------------------------------------||
C|--------------------------------------------------------------||
G|-777-555-3/8-8-777-555-3/8-8--77-5----------------------------||
C|-000-000-0-0-0-000-000-0-0-0--00-0----------------------------||
PM ... ...       ... ...        ..
Play four times.
D|--------------------------------------------------------------||
A|--------------------------------------------------------------||
F|--------------------------------------------------------------||
C|--------------------------------------------------------------||
G|-777-555-333-888-777-555-333-888-77-5-------------------------||
C|-000-000-000-000-000-000-000-000-00-0-------------------------||
PM ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .. .
Play twice.

Post Chorus
(Distorted)
D|--------------------------------------------------------------||
A|--------------------------------------------------------------||
F|--------------------------------------------------------------||
C|------5-------5------333-------5------5-333-------------------||
G|------3-------3------333-------3------3-333-------------------||
C|-00-0----00-0---00-0-333--00-0---00-0---333-------------------||
PM .. .    .. .   .. .      .. .   .. .

D|--------------------------------------------------------------||
A|--------------------------------------------------------------||
F|--------------------------------------------------------------||
C|------5-------5------333-------5------5-333-------------------||
G|------3-------3------333-------3------3-333-3335--------------||
C|-00-0----00-0---00-0-333--00-0---00-0---333-3335--------------||
PM .. .    .. .   .. .      .. .   .. .

Post Chorus Part 2
(Clean)
D|--------------------------------------------------------------||
A|--------------------------------------------------------------||
F|--------------------------------------------------------------||
C|--------------------------------------------------------------||
G|-777-555-333-3/8-8-777-555-333-3/8-8--77-5--------------------||
C|-000-000-000-0-0-0-000-000-000-0-0-0--00-0--------------------||
PM ... ... ...       ... ... ...        .. .
Play four times.

Verse 2
The first two notes are clean, then play distorted power chords.
D|--------------------------------------------------------------||
A|----10--------------------------------------------------------||
F|--------------------------------------------------------------||
C|--------000---000---333---000-------------12\-----------------||
G|--------000---000---333---000-------------12\-----------------||
C|-0------000---000---333---000-------------12\-----------------||
PM .                        Let ring

Chorus 2
(Distorted)
D|--------------------------------------------------------------||
A|--------------------------------------------------------------||
F|--------------------------------------------------------------||
C|--------------------------------------------------------------||
G|-777-555-3/8-8-777-555-3/8-8--77-5----------------------------||
C|-000-000-0-0-0-000-000-0-0-0--00-0----------------------------||
PM ... ...       ... ...        ..
Play four times.
D|--------------------------------------------------------------||
A|--------------------------------------------------------------||
F|--------------------------------------------------------------||
C|--------------------------------------------------------------||
G|-777-555-333-888-777-555-333-888-77-5-------------------------||
C|-000-000-000-000-000-000-000-000-00-0-------------------------||
PM ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .. .
Play twice.

Post Chorus
(Distorted)
D|--------------------------------------------------------------||
A|--------------------------------------------------------------||
F|--------------------------------------------------------------||
C|------5-------5------333-------5------5-333-------------------||
G|------3-------3------333-------3------3-333-------------------||
C|-00-0----00-0---00-0-333--00-0---00-0---333-------------------||
PM .. .    .. .   .. .      .. .   .. .

D|--------------------------------------------------------------||
A|--------------------------------------------------------------||
F|--------------------------------------------------------------||
C|------5-------5------333-------5------5-333-------------------||
G|------3-------3------333-------3------3-333-3335--------------||
C|-00-0----00-0---00-0-333--00-0---00-0---333-3335--------------||
PM .. .    .. .   .. .      .. .   .. .

Breakdown
(Clean)
Play four times then twenty times.
D|--------------------------------------------------------------||
A|--------------------------------------------------------------||
F|----02--------------------------------------------------------||
C|--0-----------------------------------------------------------||
G|--------------------------------------------------------------||
C|-------3b-----------------------------------------------------||

Breakdown Part 2
(Distorted)
D|--------------------------------------------------------------||
A|--------------------------------------------------------------||
F|--------------------------------------------------------------||
C|-00-0-3-------------------------------------------------------||
G|-00-0-3-------------------------------------------------------||
C|-00-0-3-------------------------------------------------------||
Play eight times.

Breakdown Part 3/Outro
(Distorted)
D|--------------------------------------------------------------||
A|--------------------------------------------------------------||
F|--------------------------------------------------------------||
C|--------------------------------------------------------------||
G|-0000000-0000000-0000000-0000000-0000000-0000000-0000000------||
C|-0000000-0000000-0000000-0000000-0000000-0000000-0000000------||
PM ....... ....... ....... ....... ....... ....... .......

D|--------------------------------------------------------------||
A|--------------------------------------------------------------||
F|--------------------------------------------------------------||
C|--------------------------------------------------------------||
G|-0000000-0000000-0000000-0000000-0000000-0000000-0000000------||
C|-0000000-0000000-0000000-0000000-0000000-0000000-0000000------||
PM ....... ....... ....... ....... ....... ....... ......
                                                    Slowly release PM
                                                       Don't let ring

Now you can play the best song by Atomship.

Good news! Derek and Chad have found a new 
guitarist and will soon be making incredible
music once again under their original name 
Watership Down.
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