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Tabbed by: Soarstaraptor


Breaking Benjamin - Give Me a Sign 'Tab'


The more precise and correct! This is based on the Live videos of how it is played on the guitar
and in the instrumental.

Here ya go!



Tuning: Drop C#


INTRO: 
Rhythm Guitar: Strumming Distortion
D#----------------------------------X-------------------------------------------------|
A#-5---------3----------1---1---1---X-0-----1------1---1----1----3-----------3--------|
F#-4---------2----------2---2---2---X-0-----0------0---0----0----0-----------2--------|
C#-2---------0----------2---2---2---X-x-----2------2---2----2----x-----------0--------|
G#-2---------0----------0---0---0---X-2-----3------3---3----3----5-----------0--------|
C#-2---------0----------------------X----------------------------5-----------0---4~---|

Lead Guitar: Distortion
D#----------------------------------X--------------------------------------------------|
A#----------------------------------X--------------------------------------------------|
F#-9---11-12-x---11-12--5---7---9---X-11----12---------9~--------------11-12-x---12-11-|
C#---9---------9--------------------X----------10-9-10---10-9-10----9----------9-------|
G#----------------------------------X----------------------------10--------------------|
C#----------------------------------X--------------------------------------------------|


Verse: CLEAN
Rhythm Guitar: STRUMMING (PLAY TWICE)
D#---------------0------------0--------------0-------------|
A#-3-------------3------------1--------------1-------------|
F#-0-------------4------------2--------------0-------------|
C#-x-------------4------------2--------------2-------------|
G#-5-------------2------------0--------------3-------------|
C#-5-------------------------------------------------------|
   Dead star..   Light up..   All out of..   Walls are..
   Days go by..  Give me a..  Back to the..  Shepard of..

Lead Guitar:
D#---------------|
A#---------------|
F#-12------------|
C#---------------|
G#---------------|
C#---------------|

Lead Guitar:
D#--------------------------0----------3--------------0-------2-3---|
A#----------3-------------------------------------------------------|
F#-------0---------------0----------0--------------0------0---------|
C#----5---------------4----------2--------------5-----------5-------|
G#----------------------------0--------------3----------------------|
C#-5----------------------------------------------------------------|
   Days go by..  Give me a..  Back to the..  Shepard of the damned..


CHORUS: (0:37)
Rhythm Guitar: Strumming Distortion
D#---------------------------------|
A#------------3------------1-------|
F#-9----------2------------0-------|
C#-7----------0------------2-------|
G#-7----------0------------3-------|
C#------------0--------------------|
   I can..    Falling away..

Lead Guitar:
D#------------------------------------------------10---|
A#-x-12-10-12-x---12-10--------12-10-12-13--12-10------|
F#----------------------12-x---------------------------|
C#-----------------------------------------------------|
G#-----------------------------------------------------|
C#-----------------------------------------------------|

Rhythm Guitar:
D#------------------------------------------------------|
A#-3-------------------3--------------------------------|
F#-0-------------------2----------------------8---8-----|
C#-x-------------------0----------------------7---7-----|
G#-5-------------------0----------------------6---6-----|
C#-5-------------------0--------------------------------|
   Longer the lost..   No longer the same..     And..

Lead Guitar:
D#--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#-8-8-8-8---10-10-10-10--12-12-12-12--13-13-13-13---10-10-10-10--8-8-8-8---7-7-7-7---10-10-10-10---|
F#-x-x-x-x---x--x--x--x---x--x--x--x---x--x--x--x----x--x--x--x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x---x--x--x--x----|
C#-5-5-5-5---7--7--7--7---9--9--9--9---10-10-10-10---7--7--7--7---5-5-5-5---4-4-4-4---7--7--7--7----|
G#--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Rhythm Guitar:
D#-------------------------------------------|
A#---------------3-------------1-------------|
F#-9-------------2-------------0-------------|
C#-9-------------0-------------2-------------|
G#-7-------------0-------------3-------------|
C#---------------0---------------------------|
   I can see..   Starting to break..   I'll..

Lead Guitar:
D#--------------------------------------10------------|
A#-x-12-10-12-x---12-10--------12-10-12----12-10-12---|
F#----------------------12-x--------------------------|
C#----------------------------------------------------|
G#----------------------------------------------------|
C#----------------------------------------------------|

Rhythm Guitar:
D#----------------------------------------------------|
A#-3-------------------3------------------------------|
F#-0-------------------2----------------------8---8---|
C#-x-------------------0----------------------7---7---|
G#-5-------------------0----------------------6---6---|
C#-5-------------------0------------------------------|
   Keep you alive..    Show me the way...       For-

Lead Guitar:
D#--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#-8-8-8-8---10-10-10-10--12-12-12-12--13-13-13-13---10-10-10-10--8-8-8-8---7-7-7-7---10-10-10-10---|
F#-x-x-x-x---x--x--x--x---x--x--x--x---x--x--x--x----x--x--x--x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x---x--x--x--x----|
C#-5-5-5-5---7--7--7--7---9--9--9--9---10-10-10-10---7--7--7--7---5-5-5-5---4-4-4-4---7--7--7--7----|
G#--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Rhythm Guitar:
D#--------------------------------x----------------|
A#---------------3--------3---3---x--1-------1-----|
F#-9-------------2--------0---0---x--0-------0-----|
C#-9-------------0--------x---x---x--2-------2-----|
G#-7-------------0--------5---5---x--3-------3-----|
C#---------------0--------5---5---x----------------|
  -ever..    and ever..   Scars will remain!   I'm..

Lead Guitar:
D#-----------------------------------10----------|
A#-x-12-10-12-x---12-10-------10-12--------------|
F#----------------------12-x---------------------|
C#-----------------------------------------------|
G#-----------------------------------------------|
C#-----------------------------------------------|

Rhythm Guitar:
D#------------------------------------------------|
A#-3-----------------------3----------------------|
F#-0-----------------------2----------------------|
C#-x-----------------------0----------------------|
G#-5-----------------------0----------------------|
C#-5-----------------------0----------------------|
   Falling apart..         Leave me here..

Lead Guitar:
D#------------------------------------------------|
A#------------------------------------10----------|
F#-x-12-11-12---12-11-12-x---12-11-12----12-11----|
C#---------------------------------------------12-|
G#------------------------------------------------|
C#------------------------------------------------|

POST-CHORUS:
Rhythm Guitar: Strumming Distortion
D#----------------------------------X-------------------------------------------------|
A#-5---------3----------1---1---1---X-0-----1------1---1----1----3-----------3--------|
F#-4---------2----------2---2---2---X-0-----0------0---0----0----0-----------2--------|
C#-2---------0----------2---2---2---X-x-----2------2---2----2----x-----------0--------|
G#-2---------0----------0---0---0---X-2-----3------3---3----3----5-----------0--------|
C#-2---------0----------------------X----------------------------5-----------0---4~---|

Lead Guitar: Distortion
D#----------------------------------X--------------------------------------------------|
A#----------------------------------X--------------------------------------------------|
F#-9---11-12-x---11-12--5---7---9---X-11----12---------9~--------------11-12-x---12-11-|
C#---9---------9--------------------X----------10-9-10---10-9-10----9----------9-------|
G#----------------------------------X----------------------------10--------------------|
C#----------------------------------X--------------------------------------------------|


Verse 2: CLEAN
Rhythm Guitar: STRUMMING (PLAY TWICE)
D#---------------0------------0--------------0-------------|
A#-3-------------3------------1--------------1-------------|
F#-0-------------4------------2--------------0-------------|
C#-x-------------4------------2--------------2-------------|
G#-5-------------2------------0--------------3-------------|
C#-5-------------------------------------------------------|
   Daylight..    Black out..  Anyone care..  Anybody there..
   Take this..   Empty..      I'm already..  Rise to fall..

Lead Guitar:
D#-------------------------------------------------------------|
A#---------3--------------3------------1--------------3--------|
F#------0--------------0------------0--------------0-----------|
C#---5--------------4------------2--------------5----------0-x-|
G#-------------------------------------------3-----------------|
C#-------------------------------------------------------------|

Lead Guitar:
D#--------------------------0----------3--------------0-------2-3---|
A#----------3-------------------------------------------------------|
F#-------0---------------0----------0--------------0------0---------|
C#----5---------------4----------2--------------5-----------5-------|
G#----------------------------0--------------3----------------------|
C#-5----------------------------------------------------------------|


CHORUS 2: Distortion
Rhythm Guitar: Strumming Distortion
D#---------------------------------|
A#------------3------------1-------|
F#-9----------2------------0-------|
C#-7----------0------------2-------|
G#-7----------0------------3-------|
C#------------0--------------------|
   I can..    Falling away..

Lead Guitar:
D#------------------------------------------------10---|
A#-x-12-10-12-x---12-10--------12-10-12-13--12-10------|
F#----------------------12-x---------------------------|
C#-----------------------------------------------------|
G#-----------------------------------------------------|
C#-----------------------------------------------------|

Rhythm Guitar:
D#----------------------------------------------------|
A#-3-------------------3------------------------------|
F#-0-------------------2----------------------8---8---|
C#-x-------------------0----------------------7---7---|
G#-5-------------------0----------------------6---6---|
C#-5-------------------0------------------------------|
   Longer the lost..   No longer the same..     And..

Lead Guitar:
D#--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#-8-8-8-8---10-10-10-10--12-12-12-12--13-13-13-13---10-10-10-10--8-8-8-8---7-7-7-7---10-10-10-10---|
F#-x-x-x-x---x--x--x--x---x--x--x--x---x--x--x--x----x--x--x--x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x---x--x--x--x----|
C#-5-5-5-5---7--7--7--7---9--9--9--9---10-10-10-10---7--7--7--7---5-5-5-5---4-4-4-4---7--7--7--7----|
G#--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Rhythm Guitar:
D#-------------------------------------------|
A#---------------3-------------1-------------|
F#-9-------------2-------------0-------------|
C#-9-------------0-------------2-------------|
G#-7-------------0-------------3-------------|
C#---------------0---------------------------|
   I can see..   Starting to break..   I'll..

Lead Guitar:
D#--------------------------------------10------------|
A#-x-12-10-12-x---12-10--------12-10-12----12-10-12---|
F#----------------------12-x--------------------------|
C#----------------------------------------------------|
G#----------------------------------------------------|
C#----------------------------------------------------|

Rhythm Guitar:
D#----------------------------------------------------|
A#-3-------------------3------------------------------|
F#-0-------------------2----------------------8---8---|
C#-x-------------------0----------------------7---7---|
G#-5-------------------0----------------------6---6---|
C#-5-------------------0------------------------------|
   Keep you alive..    Show me the way...       For-

Lead Guitar:
D#--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#-8-8-8-8---10-10-10-10--12-12-12-12--13-13-13-13---10-10-10-10--8-8-8-8---7-7-7-7---10-10-10-10---|
F#-x-x-x-x---x--x--x--x---x--x--x--x---x--x--x--x----x--x--x--x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x---x--x--x--x----|
C#-5-5-5-5---7--7--7--7---9--9--9--9---10-10-10-10---7--7--7--7---5-5-5-5---4-4-4-4---7--7--7--7----|
G#--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Rhythm Guitar:
D#--------------------------------x----------------|
A#---------------3--------3---3---x--1-------1-----|
F#-9-------------2--------0---0---x--0-------0-----|
C#-9-------------0--------x---x---x--2-------2-----|
G#-7-------------0--------5---5---x--3-------3-----|
C#---------------0--------5---5---x----------------|
  -ever..    and ever..   Scars will remain!   I'm..

Lead Guitar:
D#-----------------------------------10----------|
A#-x-12-10-12-x---12-10-------10-12--------------|
F#----------------------12-x---------------------|
C#-----------------------------------------------|
G#-----------------------------------------------|
C#-----------------------------------------------|

Rhythm Guitar:
D#------------------------------------------------|
A#-3-----------------------3----------------------|
F#-0-----------------------2----------------------|
C#-x-----------------------0----------------------|
G#-5-----------------------0----------------------|
C#-5-----------------------0----------------------|
   Falling apart..         Leave me here..

Lead Guitar:
D#------------------------------------------------|
A#------------------------------------10----------|
F#-x-12-11-12---12-11-12-x---12-11-12----12-11----|
C#---------------------------------------------12-|
G#------------------------------------------------|
C#------------------------------------------------|


BRIDGE:
Rhythm Guitar: (PLAY TWICE)
D#-------------------------------------------------------------------------x----------------------|
A#-1---------------3-----5---------------3-----1---------------------3---3-x------3----3----------|
F#-0---------------2-----4---------------2-----0---------------------0---0-x------2----2----------|
C#-2---------------0-----2---------------0-----2---------------------x---x-x------0----0----------|
G#-3---------------0-----2---------------0-----3---------------------5---5-x------0----0----------|
C#-----------------0-----2---------------0---------------------------5---5-x------0----0----------|
                   God help me..         Undone..                    Out of the light of the sun..

Lead Guitar: (PLAY TWICE)
D#------------------------------------------10----------------------------------------------------|
A#-x-12-10-12-x-12-10------12-10-12-x-12-10----x-12-10-12-x-12-10--------10-/12-x-10--------------|
F#--------------------12-x----------------------------------------12-x-----------------12-11-12-x-|
C#------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G#------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


D#-------------------------------------------------------------------------x----------------------|
A#-1---------------3-----5---------------3-----1---------------------3---3-x------3----3----------|
F#-0---------------2-----4---------------2-----0---------------------0---0-x------2----2----------|
C#-2---------------0-----2---------------0-----2---------------------x---x-x------0----0----------|
G#-3---------------0-----2---------------0-----3---------------------5---5-x------0----0----------|
C#-----------------0-----2---------------0---------------------------5---5-x------0----0----------|
                   God help me..         Undone..                    Out of the light of the sun..

Lead Guitar: (PLAY TWICE)
D#------------------------------------------10----------------------------------------------------|
A#-x-12-10-12-x-12-10------12-10-12-x-12-10----x-12-10-12-x-12-10--------10-/12-x-10--------------|
F#--------------------12-x----------------------------------------12-x-----------------12-11-12-x-|
C#------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G#------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 3: Lead Guitar (Heard alongside second play of lead bridge)
D#----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#----12-11-12----12-11-9-x---12-11-12-x---12-11-x------12-11-12----12-11-9-7---\---|
C#-12----------12------------------------------------12----------12-----------------|
G#----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Rhythm Guitar:
D#-----------------|
A#-1---------------|
F#-0---------------|
C#-2-------X-X-X-X-|
G#-3-------X-X-X-X-|
C#---------X-X-X-X-|


CHORUS 3:
Rhythm Guitar: Strumming Distortion
D#---------------------------------|
A#------------3------------1-------|
F#-9----------2------------0-------|
C#-7----------0------------2-------|
G#-7----------0------------3-------|
C#------------0--------------------|
   I can..    Falling away..

Lead Guitar:
D#------------------------------------------------10---|
A#-x-12-10-12-x---12-10--------12-10-12-13--12-10------|
F#----------------------12-x---------------------------|
C#-----------------------------------------------------|
G#-----------------------------------------------------|
C#-----------------------------------------------------|

Rhythm Guitar:
D#----------------------------------------------------|
A#-3-------------------3------------------------------|
F#-0-------------------2----------------------8---8---|
C#-x-------------------0----------------------7---7---|
G#-5-------------------0----------------------6---6---|
C#-5-------------------0------------------------------|
   Longer the lost..   No longer the same..     And..

Lead Guitar:
D#--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#-8-8-8-8---10-10-10-10--12-12-12-12--13-13-13-13---10-10-10-10--8-8-8-8---7-7-7-7---10-10-10-10---|
F#-x-x-x-x---x--x--x--x---x--x--x--x---x--x--x--x----x--x--x--x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x---x--x--x--x----|
C#-5-5-5-5---7--7--7--7---9--9--9--9---10-10-10-10---7--7--7--7---5-5-5-5---4-4-4-4---7--7--7--7----|
G#--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Rhythm Guitar:
D#-------------------------------------------|
A#---------------3-------------1-------------|
F#-9-------------2-------------0-------------|
C#-9-------------0-------------2-------------|
G#-7-------------0-------------3-------------|
C#---------------0---------------------------|
   I can see..   Starting to break..   I'll..

Lead Guitar:
D#--------------------------------------10------------|
A#-x-12-10-12-x---12-10--------12-10-12----12-10-12---|
F#----------------------12-x--------------------------|
C#----------------------------------------------------|
G#----------------------------------------------------|
C#----------------------------------------------------|

Rhythm Guitar:
D#----------------------------------------------------|
A#-3-------------------3------------------------------|
F#-0-------------------2----------------------8---8---|
C#-x-------------------0----------------------7---7---|
G#-5-------------------0----------------------6---6---|
C#-5-------------------0------------------------------|
   Keep you alive..    Show me the way...       For-

Lead Guitar:
D#--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#-8-8-8-8---10-10-10-10--12-12-12-12--13-13-13-13---10-10-10-10--8-8-8-8---7-7-7-7---10-10-10-10---|
F#-x-x-x-x---x--x--x--x---x--x--x--x---x--x--x--x----x--x--x--x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x---x--x--x--x----|
C#-5-5-5-5---7--7--7--7---9--9--9--9---10-10-10-10---7--7--7--7---5-5-5-5---4-4-4-4---7--7--7--7----|
G#--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Rhythm Guitar:
D#--------------------------------x------------|
A#---------------3--------3---3---x--1---------|
F#-9-------------2--------0---0---x--0---------|
C#-9-------------0--------x---x---x--2---------|
G#-7-------------0--------5---5---x--3---------|
C#---------------0--------5---5---x------------|
  -ever..    and ever..   Scars will remain!

Lead Guitar:
D#---------------------------------------------|
A#-x-12-10-12-x---12-10-------10-12--13--------|
F#----------------------12-x-------------------|
C#---------------------------------------------|
G#---------------------------------------------|
C#---------------------------------------------|


OUTRO:
Rhythm Guitar:
D#----------------------------------------------------------------| 
A#----------------------------------------------------------------|
F#---------------------------------------------------------8------|
C#---------------------------------------------------------7------|
G#-5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5-5-0---0---0---0---0---0---6------|
C#-5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5-5-0---0---0---0---0---0----------|
   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   * * *   *   *   *   *   *   *
   Give me a sign..                    There's something..

Lead Guitar: CLEAN
D#----------------------------------------------------------------|
A#-12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10-|
F#-12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--11--11--11-|
C#----------------------------------------------------------------|
G#----------------------------------------------------------------|
C#----------------------------------------------------------------|

Rhythm Guitar:
D#----------------------------------------------------------------|
A#----------------------------------------------------------------|
F#-9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---5---------------5---5---5---5--| gradually increase volume
C#-9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---5---------------5---5---5---5--| play each power chord
G#-7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---3---------------3---3---3---3--|
C#----------------------------------------------------------------|
   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *
   Give me a sign..                    Your tears..        Just..   

Lead Guitar:
D#-12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12---------------------------------|
A#-12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--13--13--13--13--13--12--12--10-|
F#---------------------------------12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12-|
C#----------------------------------------------------------------|
G#----------------------------------------------------------------|
C#----------------------------------------------------------------|

OUTRO 2: PLAY TWICE
Rhythm Guitar: Strumming Distortion
D#-------------------------------------------------------------|
A#-3-------------------------------3---------------------------|
F#-0-------------------------------2-------------------8-------|
C#-x-------------------------------0-------------------7-------|
G#-5-------------------------------0-------------------6-------|
C#-5-------------------------------0---------------------------|
   Give me a sign..                    There's something..

Lead Guitar:
D#-----10--10--10--10------------------------------------------|
A#-12--12--12--12--12--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--13--13--13--|
F#-12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--11--11--11--|
C#-------------------------------------------------------------|
G#-------------------------------------------------------------|
C#-------------------------------------------------------------|

Rhythm Guitar:
D#----------------------------------------------------------------|
A#---------------------------------1------------------------------|
F#-9-------------------------------0------------------------------|
C#-9-------------------------------2------------------------------|
G#-7-------------------------------3------------------------------|
C#----------------------------------------------------------------|
   Give me a sign!                    Your tears are..       For-

Lead Guitar:
D#----------------------------------------------------------------|
A#---------------------10--10--10--13--13--13--13--13--12--12--10-|
F#-12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12-|
C#-12--12--12--12--12---------------------------------------------|
G#----------------------------------------------------------------|
C#----------------------------------------------------------------|


OUTRO 3:
Rhythm Guitar:
D#-----------------------------------------x-----------|
A#---------------------------------3---3---x---1-------|
F#-9---9---X-X-X-X-----------------0---0---x---0-------|
C#-9---9---X-X-X-X-0---0---X-X---X-x---x---x---2-------|
G#-7---7---X-X-X-X-0---0---X-X---X-5---5---x---3-------|
C#---------X-X-X-X-0---0---X-X---X-5---5---x-----------|
   Ever and ever..               The scars will remain!

Lead Guitar
D#-----------------------------------------------------|
A#-8---8---X-X-X-X-10--10--X-X---X-8---8--\7---8-------|
F#-x---x---X-X-X-X-x---x---X-X---X-x---x--\x---x-------|
C#-5---5---X-X-X-X-7---7---X-X---X-5---5--\4---5-------|
G#---------X-X-X-X---------X-X---X---------------------|
C#---------X-X-X-X---------X-X---X---------------------|


That's all she wrote! Let me know how it looks!


Key:
/ = slide up
\ = slide down
h = hammer on
p = pull off
+ = harmonic
x = stop note
X = dead note
* = palm mute

            
            
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