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Duke Nukem Theme Tab

version 3
version 3

Whole song

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Standard tuning EADGBE

[Intro]
e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|---2-2--2---2-2--2-----2-2--2---3-3--3------------------|
A|---2-2--2---2-2--2-----2-2--2---3-3--3------------------|
E|---0-0--0---0-0--0-----0-0--0---1-1--1------------------|

(main riff all open E notes are palm muted)
e|-----------------------------------------------------3--3--3---|
B|-----------------------------------------------------3--3--3---|
G|---------2-------2--4-------4--5---------------------0--0--0---|
D|---2-----2-------2--4-------4--5-------------------------------|
A|---2-----0-------0--2-------2--3-------2b3rp0------------------|
E|---0--3-----0-0--------0-0--------0-0---------3-0--------------|

(post main riff)
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|---3-3--3---3-3--3------------------|
A|---3-3--3---3-3--3------------------|
E|---1-1--1---1-1--1------------------|

[Bridge]
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------2-----2-----2-----2------------------2-----2-----2-------------------|
A|-------2-----2-----2-----2------------------2-----2-----2-------------------|
E|--0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0--0-0-0---0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0--0-0-0---0-0---|

[Interlude 1]  
apply a heavy vibrato to each note while playing
especially the higher notes
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|--9-9-9-9-9-10--10--7-7-7--7-7-9-7b8-----------|
A|------------------------------------10-9-10~~--|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-9-9-9-9-9--10--9b10--7----7---------7b--------|
A|------------------------10---10/7-10----9~~----|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|--12-12-12--12-12b13~~--10-10-10--10-10b11r----|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|-8-7-8--12-12-12-12--12b13-10/8-10-8/5-8-8b10-7~---|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

[Bridge]
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|---3-3--3---3-3--3------------------|
A|---3-3--3---3-3--3------------------|
E|---1-1--1---1-1--1------------------|

[main riff]
e|-----------------------------------------------------3--3--3---|
B|-----------------------------------------------------3--3--3---|
G|---------2-------2--4-------4--5---------------------0--0--0---|
D|---2-----2-------2--4-------4--5-------------------------------|
A|---2-----0-------0--2-------2--3-------2b3rp0------------------|
E|---0--3-----0-0--------0-0--------0-0---------3-0--------------|

[Bridge]
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|---3-3--3---3-3--3------------------|
A|---3-3--3---3-3--3------------------|
E|---1-1--1---1-1--1------------------|

[Solo]
(Gtr 1)
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|---12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12/13-13-13-----------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

(Gtr 2)
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|--9-9-9-9-9--9-9-9/10-10-10--------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

(Gtr 1)
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|---10-10-10-10-10--12-10b11--8-7-8-------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

(Gtr 2)
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|---7-7-7-7-7--7-9-7b8--------------------------|
A|----------------------10-9-10------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

(Gtr 1)
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--12-12-12-12-12--12-12-13-12-10-8-8p5-8-8b10-7~~-|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

(Gtr 2)
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|---9-9-9-9-9--9-9-10-9-7-5-5p2-5-5b6-4~~-------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

(Gtr 1)
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|---12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12/13-13-13-----------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

(Gtr 2)
e|---19-19-19-19-19--19-19-19/20-20-20-----------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

(Gtr 1)
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|---10-10-10-10-10--12-10b11--8-7-8-------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

(Gtr 2)
e|--17-17-17-17-17--19-17b18-15-14-15------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

(Gtr 1)
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--12-12-12-12-12--12-12-13-12-10-8-8p5-8-8b10-7~~-|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

(Gtr 2)
e|--19-19-19-19-19--19-19-20-19-17-15-15p12-15-15b16-14-|
B|------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|

(Gtr 1)
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------10~~~-------------------------------|
G|----7b8---/11-------7/------7~~-------------------|
D|--9-----------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

(Gtr 2) (alternates with GTR1 but i will write it as one part)
e|-----------15-15-15-15-15/------------------------|
B|--14b15~~-----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------6b7~~~----------|
D|-----------------------------8-10-----------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------15-15-15-15-15/------------------------|
B|--14b15~~-----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------6b7~~~----------|
D|-----------------------------8-10-----------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------15-15-15-15-15/-------------------------|
B|--14b15~~--------------------------------8-11------|
G|----------------------------------7-8-10-----------|
D|-----------------------------8-10------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

 W/distortion
e|-------------12--12b14-12b14-12-12b13-14-14~~-----|
B|-10-13-15-16--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------13-13-13-13-13-|
B|--16-16-15b16r-16-15b16r-14-13-14~~----------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

                        Whammy bar_________
e|-13-13-13b14r-11-9-9/6-9-9b10-8~~~----------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|---3-3--3---3-3--3------------|
A|---3-3--3---3-3--3------------|
E|---1-1--1---1-1--1------------|

 Don't know how accurate this bit is.
e|-------12----12-12-12-12-12--12---12-12-12-12-12-----| (x2)
B|-------13b15-----------------13b15-------------------|
G|--/10------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

e|-------8-----8-8-8-8-8-------8----8-8-8-8-8----------| (x2)
B|-------11b13-----------------11b13-------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

e|-------5-----5-5-5-5-5------5----5-5-5-5-5-----------| (x2)
B|-------8b10-----------------8b10---------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

e|-------3-----3-3-3-3-3-----3----3-3-3-3-3------------| (x2)
B|-------6b8-----------------6b8-----------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

                           p.h.
e|---4--------------------------------------------------|
B|-----6-4-6---6----------------------------------------|
G|-----------5---5-3-5-----5-3---3----------------------|
D|---------------------3-3-----5---5-3---3--------------|
A|-------------------------------------3----6-3---------|
E|----------------------------------------------6-5-3-1-|

e|--19/------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|---3-3--3---3-3--3--3-3-3--2-2-2----|
A|---3-3--3---3-3--3--3-3-3--2-2-2----|
E|---1-1--1---1-1--1--1-1-1--0-0-0----|

w/*fill 1
e|-----------------------------------------------------3--3--3---|
B|-----------------------------------------------------3--3--3---|
G|---------2-------2--4-------4--5---------------------0--0--0---|
D|---2-----2-------2--4-------4--5-------------------------------|
A|---2-----0-------0--2-------2--3-------2b3rp0------------------|
E|---0--3-----0-0--------0-0--------0-0---------3-0--------------|

 *fill1 h. (bend at neck and turn up volume slowly)
e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----12-------/15/-/15/-/15/-------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|



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| b  Bend
| ~  Vibrato
| /  Slide up
| r  Release
| p  Pull-off
| rp 

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SlayerSYD 126 Jan 24, 2006 03:14 AM

Great tab!
but the end goes different then the first riff!

instead of
E-----------------------------------------------------3--3--3---|
B-----------------------------------------------------3--3--3---|
G---------2-------2--4-------4--5---------------------0--0--0---|
D---2-----2-------2--4-------4--5-------------------------------|
A---2-----0-------0--2-------2--3-------2b3rp0------------------|
E---0--3-----0-0--------0-0--------0-0---------3-0--------------|

its
E--------------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------------------------|
G---------2-------2--4-------4--5------------------|
D---2-----2-------2--4-------4--5------------------|
A---2-----0-------0--2-------2--3-------2b3rp0-----|
E---0--3-----0-0--------0-0--------0-0---------3-0-|

id give it 5 cuz its still really good =]

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Liam 1,995 Feb 16, 2008 05:56 AM

Sick Tab man.
5 stars

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Nate52761 20 Jul 01, 2008 03:18 PM

finish it off with C G C powerchords

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