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Overdriver Tab

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                             OverDriver - Joe Satriani
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Tabbed by: Lord Strange
strangeinthehead@shaw.ca

This is the basic outline of the song. I haven't tabbed all the crazy guitar solo
bit (make up your own!), but this is the basic
structure of the song as best I can hear it. The Lead bit is an approximation.
Hope this helps someone figure out what is really going on.

Tuning: Standard

INTRO BIT
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|--2---2------2----2----------------|  X 8  (bass comes in after 4)
D|-----------------------------------|
A|----0---0--0---0----/3-3-3-0-------|
E|-----------------------------------|

Temolo Bit (over bass doing the above pattern)

e|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|-2--0--5--4--2--0-----|
D|----------------------|
A|----------------------|
E|----------------------|

e|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|-2--0--2--6--2--0-----|
D|----------------------|
A|----------------------|
E|----------------------|

e|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|--2--0--9--2--0-------|
D|----------------------|
A|----------------------|
E|----------------------|

e|----------------------|
B|-2--0--2--11--2--0----|
G|----------------------|
D|----------------------|
A|----------------------|
E|----------------------|

Lead bit
e|--------------------------|----------------------------------10----|
B|-----------8--/12------10-|---12^13-12^13v12p10--10--12--13--------|
G|--------9----------12-----|----------------------------------------|
D|-----9--------------------|----------------------------------------|
A|--7-----------------------|----------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------|----------------------------------------|

e|---------10-|-10h12--12---12h13p13p10--------------------|
B|-12--13-----|--------------------------13--10--10----10--|
G|------------|-------------------------------------12-----|
D|------------|--------------------------------------------|
A|------------|--------------------------------------------|
E|------------|--------------------------------------------|

e|---------15--17-|--------|-15--17-|--20--20^22v20^22v20^22^20v22^20p17----------17----|
B|-15--17---------|-15--17-|--------|-------------------------------------20--17--------|
G|----------------|--------|--------|---------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------|--------|--------|---------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------|--------|--------|---------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------|--------|--------|---------------------------------------------------|

e|-^22--20-|-20-17-15----------17-15------------------------------|
B|---------|----------17-15---------17-15-------------------------|
G|---------|----------------17------------17-14-------------------|
D|---------|------------------------------------17-14-13----------|
A|---------|---------------------------------------------15-12----|
E|---------|------------------------------------------------------|

GUITAR AND BASS IN UNISON IN 'A' Bit
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|----2-----1-------0--------5--5--5--5--5--5-----| X 4
A|-0-----0-----0-------0--3--3--3--3--3--3--3-----|
E|------------------------------------------------|


Melody Bit
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-7/9--7----------------------------7/9--7---------------------5/7--7---|   
D|-----------10--9--7------7--------------------10--9--7-----7-----------|
A|---------------------10-----7/5--5---------------------10--------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------|   goes once through then
G|-7/9--7-------------------------------------------------------|   followed by a flourishing run
D|-----------10--9--7------7------------------------------------|   then this Melody bit again but
A|---------------------10-----7/5--5-----0--3h0--5h0--3---------|   doubled one octave higher.
E|-------------------------------------------------------5~-----|

INTRO BIT (see above) X4 (base does intro while lead does:

e|---|---|--------------------|
B|---|---|--------------------|
G|---|---|---/14--12--5/7--9--|
D|---|---|--------------------|
A|---|-7-|--------------------|
E|-5-|---|--------------------|


GUITAR AND BASS IN UNISON IN 'E' Bit
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|----2-----1-------0--------5--5--5--5--5--5-------|
E|-0-----0-----0-------0--3--3--3--3--3--3--3-------|

Then more crazy soloing and what-not over the various themes above.





| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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riprandyrhoads 15 wrote on March 15 2009, 04:58 pm

theres really alot of the song missing, and most of it is wrong

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seeneyj 167 wrote on July 29 2009, 09:42 pm

its all in the wrong position.

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