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D A D G B E
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Thoughtless – Korn/Evanescence
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Tabbed by:  Silent Steel
Email:  big_red_strat@hotmail.com
Tuning:  D A D G B E (Drop D)

Intro to Evanescence version:

  Acoustic or Electric Clean
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| Play this 
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| once w/out 
D|-4---4---4---6---7---7---9---11---2---2---4---2---0---0---0---2------------| the lyrics
A|---4---4---4---4---7---7---7----7---2---2---2---2---0---0---0---0----------| then with 
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| them.
   All        of    my hate cannot be bound,    I will not be drowned by your thoughtless scheming
   Oh,        you   can  try to tear me down,    beat me to the ground, I will see you screaming…

/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/OR\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\

Intro to Korn version:

  Light Distortion, heavy bass
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| For this
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| intro,
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| ignore the
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| x’s (muted
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| strings) 
D|-0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-3-3-3--0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-3-3-3-3--------------| in the verse

Verse 1 for all versions

  Heavy Distortion (I like just a little overdrive too, for the sound effect)
e|-x-x-x-x-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-x-x-x-x-------------------------------------------------------------------| Play this
G|-x-x-x-x-------------------------------------------------------------------| once w/out
D|-x-x-x-x-0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-3-3-3-3----------| the lyrics
A|-x-x-x-x-0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-3-3-3-3----------| then with 
D|-x-x-x-x-0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-3-3-3-3----------| them.
                      Thumbin’ through the pages of my fantasies
                      Pushing      all  the  mercy down, down, down.
                      I wanna see you try to take a swing at me
                      Come on, gonna put you on the ground, ground, ground.

Prechorus for all versions
  Heavy Distortion (I like just a little overdrive too, for the sound effect)
                                {Triplet}
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|-6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-6-6-6---x--6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-6-6-6-6-6-6-9-6----------------| 
A|-6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-6-6-6--x---6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-6-6-6-6-6-6-9-6----------------| 
D|-6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-6-6-6-x----6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-6-6-6-6-6-6-9-6----------------| 
   Why are you tryin’ to make fun of me,  you think it’s funny, what the fuck you think it’s doin to me?
   You take your turn lashing out at me,  I want your cryin’, want your dirty ass in front of me

Chorus for all versions

  Heavy Distortion (no overdrive, just fuzz…)
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-4-4-4-4--x-4--6--7-7-7-7--x-7--9-11--2-2-2-2--x-2--x-2-2--0-0-0-0--x-0-x-2|
A|-4-4-4-4--x-4--6--7-7-7-7--x-7--9-11--2-2-2-2--x-2--x-2-2--0-0-0-0--x-0-x-2|
D|-4-4-4-4--x-4--6--7-7-7-7--x-7--9-11--2-2-2-2--x-2--x-2-2--0-0-0-0--x-0-x-2|
   All             of  my  hate cannot be bound,     I will not be drowned by your thoughtless scheming
   Oh,            you  can try to tear me down,      beat me to the ground, I will see you screaming…

Verse 2 for all versions

  Heavy Distortion (I like just a little overdrive too, for the sound effect)
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| Play this
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| once w/out
D|-0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-3-3-3-3------------------| the lyrics
A|-0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-3-3-3-3------------------| then with 
D|-0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-3-3-3-3------------------| them.
            Thumbin’ through the pages of my fantasies
            I’m above you smiling as you drown, drown, drown
            I wanna kill and rape you the way you raped me
            And I’ll pull the trigger and you’re down, down, down.

Prechorus for all versions
  Heavy Distortion (I like just a little overdrive too, for the sound effect)
                                {Triplet}
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|-6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-6-6-6---x--6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-6-6-6-6-6-6-9-6----------------| 
A|-6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-6-6-6--x---6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-6-6-6-6-6-6-9-6----------------| 
D|-6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-6-6-6-x----6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-6-6-6-6-6-6-9-6----------------| 
   Why are you tryin’ to make fun of me,  you think it’s funny, what the fuck you think it’s doin to me?
   You take your turn lashing out at me,  I want your cryin’, want your dirty ass in front of me

Chorus for all versions

  Heavy Distortion (no overdrive, just fuzz…)
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-4-4-4-4--x-4--6--7-7-7-7--x-7--9-11--2-2-2-2--x-2--x-2-2--0-0-0-0--x-0-x-2|
A|-4-4-4-4--x-4--6--7-7-7-7--x-7--9-11--2-2-2-2--x-2--x-2-2--0-0-0-0--x-0-x-2|
D|-4-4-4-4--x-4--6--7-7-7-7--x-7--9-11--2-2-2-2--x-2--x-2-2--0-0-0-0--x-0-x-2|
   All             of  my  hate cannot be bound,     I will not be drowned by your thoughtless scheming
   Oh,            you  can try to tear me down,      beat me to the ground, I will see you screaming…

Bridge for all versions

  Light Distortion, lots of overdrive
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-(repeat this indefinitely, bending-------|
D|-0----------------0----------------second string back and forth)-----------|
    All my friends,   are gone, they died.
    They all screamed, and cried…

Solo

  Heavy distortion, as in verse
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| Repeat as
D|-0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-3-3-3-3------------------| desired…
A|-0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-3-3-3-3------------------| 
D|-0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-2--0-2-2-2-0-3-3-3-3------------------| 
          I’m gonna take you down!             Gonna take you down!

Chorus for all versions

  Heavy Distortion (no overdrive, just fuzz…)
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|-4-4-4-4--x-4--6--7-7-7-7--x-7--9-11--2-2-2-2--x-2--x-2-2--0-0-0-0--x-0-x-0| 2x
A|-4-4-4-4--x-4--6--7-7-7-7--x-7--9-11--2-2-2-2--x-2--x-2-2--0-0-0-0--x-0-x-0| 
D|-4-4-4-4--x-4--6--7-7-7-7--x-7--9-11--2-2-2-2--x-2--x-2-2--0-0-0-0--x-0-x-0| 
   All             of  my  hate cannot be bound,     I will not be drowned by your thoughtless scheming
   Oh,            you  can try to tear me down,      beat me to the ground, I will see you screaming…

  If you want to, you can just end the song on a powerful open D A D chord, 
  or you can go   back to each version’s respective intro and fade just fade 
  it out.  Personal preference.


| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
===============================================================================

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