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American High Tab

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B F# B E G# C#
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                        Machine Head - AMERICAN HIGH
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Artist: Machine Head                     Tabbed By: Dissolution213
Album : Supercharger                     Email: Dissolution213@gmail.com
Song  : American High
Tuning: Drop B (B F# B E G# C#)

E:|--0-----------------------------|  This is the main riff excluding the
B:|--0-----------------------------|  first three open notes. The rest of
G:|--0-----------------------------|  the song uses this riff though at 
D:|--------------------------------|  times it may be extended slightly.
A:|--------------------------------|  (Played 12x)
D:|----0-13-0-13-0-13-0-13-0-13-0--|

E:|--------------------------------|  One guitar plays this twice during the
B:|--15h16-15h16-15h16-15h16-------|  verse while the other just slides his
G:|--------------------------------|  hand around on the fretboard. It's
D:|--------------------------------|  easy to get the hang of the song after
A:|--------------------------------|  listening to it. (Play 2x)
D:|--------------------------------|

E:|--------------------------------|  Main riff comes in again, on the last
B:|--------------------------------|  go through, hammer on repeatedly to 
G:|--------------------------------|  extend the riff a bit. (Play 4x)
D:|--------------------------------|
A:|--------------------------------|
D:|-0-13-0-13-0-13-0-13-0-13-0-----|

E:|--------------------------------|  Once again, one play plays this and
B:|--15h16-15h16-15h16-15h16-------|  the other slides his hand around the
G:|--------------------------------|  neck. (Play 4x)
D:|--------------------------------|
A:|--------------------------------|
D:|--------------------------------|

E:|--------------------------------|  Chorus. Play 2x
B:|--------------------------------|
G:|-----------7/13\8-------7\5/8---|
D:|--------------------------------|
A:|-----------5/11\6-------5\3/6---|
D:|--/17-0000---------0000---------|
         ....         ....

E:|--------------------------------------| Chorus Cont. Hit each note
B:|--------------------------------------| 8 times. (Play 1x)
G:|--77777777----------55555555-88888888-|
D:|-----------66666666-------------------|
A:|--55555555-66666666-33333333-66666666-|
D:|-----------66666666-------------------|

E:|--------------------------------------|  Chorus Cont. Hit each  note
B:|--------------------------------------|  8 times. (Play 1x)
G:|--77777777----------10101010-13131313-|
D:|-----------66666666-------------------|
A:|--55555555-66666666-88888888-11111111-|
D:|-----------66666666-------------------|

E:|--------------------------------------|  Interlude. Played clean but
B:|--------------------------------------|  sounds good with distortion
G:|--2-1-5-8-2-1-10-2-1-5-8-2-1-10-5-----|  too. (Played 1x)
D:|--0-1-5-8-0-1-10-0-1-5-8-0-1-10-5-----|
A:|--------------------------------------|
D:|--------------------------------------|

E:|--------------------------------------|   Heavy part. Played along with
B:|--------------------------------------|   the riff below. (Played 4x)
G:|--------------------------------------|
D:|--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--6-6-6-6--------|
A:|--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--6-6-6-6--------|
D:|--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--6-6-6-6--------|
     . . .  . . .  . . . 

E:|--------------------------------------|  Heavy part. Played along with
B:|--------------------------------------|  the riff above. (Played 8x)
G:|-----------------------8-8-8-8--------|
D:|--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--6-6-6-6--------|
A:|--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0-----------------|
D:|--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0-----------------|
     . . .  . . .  . . .

E:|--------------------------------------|  Played right after but I don't 
B:|--------------------------------------|  think this is right.
G:|--88888888888888888888888888888888----|
D:|--66666666666666666666666666666666----|
A:|--------------------------------------|
D:|--------------------------------------|

E:|--------------------------------------|  Chorus.
B:|--------------------------------------|  (Played before lower riff)
G:|--77777777----------55555555-88888888-|  (Played 3x)
D:|-----------66666666-------------------|
A:|--55555555-66666666-33333333-66666666-|
D:|-----------66666666-------------------|

E:|--------------------------------------|  Chorus
B:|--------------------------------------|  (Played after upper riff)
G:|--77777777----------10101010-13131313-|  (Played 3x)
D:|-----------66666666-------------------|
A:|--55555555-66666666-88888888-11111111-|
D:|-----------66666666-------------------|

E:|--------------------------------------|  Main riff
B:|--------------------------------------|  (Played 4x)
G:|--------------------------------------|
D:|--------------------------------------|
A:|--------------------------------------|
D:|--0-13-0-13-0-13-0-13-0-13-0----------|




| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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Dissolution213 52 wrote on August 6 2008, 07:20 pm

Yeah, thank you to whoever rated it down without giving their reasons you ****ing cocksucker.

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Dissolution213 52 wrote on August 6 2008, 07:20 pm

Yeah, thank you to whoever rated it down without giving their reasons you ****ing cocksucker.

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maszi 10 wrote on September 14 2008, 05:05 am

The tuning is drop b ...or EBGDAD? the tab is like copy/paste ^^

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