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Chinese Democracy

NOTE: This is just the rhythm tablature.
~<~<~<~<~<~<~<~<~<~<~<~~>~>~>~>~>>~>~>~>~>~>~>~>~
~<~<~<~<~<~<~FIRST RHYTHM GUITAR~>~>~>~>~>~>~>~>~
~<~<~<~<~<~<~<~<~<~<~<~~>~>~>~>~>>~>~>~>~>~>~>~>~

INTRO RIFF
(Uses a wah-wah)
eb|--15-17-15-17-15-17-15--17-18-17-15--17-15--13-15-13-15-13----12-13------12-13-15--|
Bb|--15-17-15-17-15-17-15--17-18-17-15--17-15--13-13-13-13-13----13-13----15----------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

MAIN VERSE RIFF
eb|----------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|--3-3-3-3--3-3-3--3--3-3-3--3-----------------------------|
Db|--3-3-3-3--3-3-3--3--3-3-3--3-0-0-0-0--0-0-0--3--3-0-0--0-|
Ab|--1-1-1-1--1-1-1--1--1-1-1--1-0-0-0-0--0-0-0--3--3-0-0--0-|
Db|------------------------------0-0-0-0--0-0-0--3--3-0-0--0-|

PRE-CHORUS RIFF
eb|----------------------|
Bb|----------------------|
Gb|--3--3-3-3--5--5-5-5--|
Db|--3--3-3-3--5--5-5-5--|
Ab|--1--1-1-1--3--3-3-3--|
Db|----------------------|

CHORUS RIFF
eb|-------------------|
Bb|-------------------|
Gb|-------------------|
Db|--0--3--5--3--5-3--|
Ad|--0--3--5--3--5-3--|
Db|--0--3--5--3--5-3--|

BRIDGE 1 RIFF
eb|----------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------------|x2
Ab|--0--10\8-0---10\8-0--10\8-0-00----0-3-0------|
Db|--0-------0--------0-------0-00----0-3-0-/12--|

Then play that same riff two more times only use power chords::
eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-----12\10-----12\10----12\10--------------------|
Db|-----12\10-----12\10----12\10--------------------|x2
Ab|--0--10\\8-0---10\\8-0--10\\8-0-00----0-3-0------|
Db|--0--------0---------0--------0-00----0-3-0-/12--|


BRIDGE 2 RIFF
eb|------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------|
Ab|-8XXX3-3-5-0--0-8-7-3XX5-0--0-8-7-3XX5-0--|
Db|-8XXX3-3-5-0--0-8-7-3XX5-0--0-8-7-3XX5-0--|


~<~<~<~<~<~<~<~<~<~<~<~<~>~>~>~>~>~>>~>~>~>~>~>~>~>~
~<~<~<~<~<~<~SECOND RHYTHM GUITAR~>~>~>~>~>~>~>~>~>~
~<~<~<~<~<~<~<~<~<~<~<~<~>~>~>~>~>~>>~>~>~>~>~>~>~>~
MAIN VERSE RIFF
eb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|--3-3-3-3--3-3-3--3--3-3-3--3-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-10-10//14-14---|
Db|--3-3-3-3--3-3-3--3--3-3-3--3-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-10-10//14-14---|
Ab|--1-1-1-1--1-1-1--1--1-1-1--1-5-5-5-5--5-5-5--8--8----------|
Db|------------------------------------------------------------|

PRE-CHORUS RIFF
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--10---9---10--7---5---7--|(NO SLIDES AT ALL)
Db|--------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------|
Db|--------------------------|

CHORUS RIFF
eb|----------------------|
Bb|----------------------|
Gb|--7-10--12-10--12-10--|
Db|--7-10--12-10--12-10--|
Ad|--5--8--10--8--10-8---|
Db|----------------------|

BRIDGE 1 RIFF
eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----12\10-----12\10----12\10--------------------|
Gb|-----12\10-----12\10----12\10--------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|x2
Ab|--0--------0---------0--------0-00----0-3-0------|
Db|--0--------0---------0--------0-00----0-3-0-/12--|

BRIDGE 2 RIFF
eb|------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------|
Ab|-8XXX3-3-5-0--0-8-7-3XX5-0--0-8-7-3XX5-0--|
Db|-8XXX3-3-5-0--0-8-7-3XX5-0--0-8-7-3XX5-0--|

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amacno2 115 wrote on January 15 2009, 08:32 pm

decent, best song on chinese democracy

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Janicki 71 wrote on August 25 2009, 03:02 pm

This is definitely the best tab I've seen for this song yet. Nice job.

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fishstickrocker 111 wrote on December 3 2009, 03:33 pm

Hate this song but nice tab

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