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Moth Into Flame Tab

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  • Entire song except for solo, which will be added shortly.
  • Contains full solo, all individual harmonies together and all guitar tracks.
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About this tab version
Contains full solo, all individual harmonies together and all guitar tracks.
Tabbed by Macejko:
Second single from upcoming album Hardwired...To Self-Destruct.

Intro:

e|---------------------------------------------|
B|-12~-13-12~-10---------8~--12-8~--7----------| → Kirk
G|-9~--10-9~--7----------9~--12-9~--7----------| → James
D|---------------2--------------------2-2------|
A|---------------2--------------------2-2------| → 2x
E|---------------0--------------------0-0------|

e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-12~-13-12~-10----------------------------------------------|
G|-9~--10-9~--7-----------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------9--7--|
A|----------------7--8-7--5-7--10-7--5-7--8-7--5-7--10--7--5--|
E|------------------------------------------------------7--5--|

Verse:

Verse Riff # 1:
e|--------------------------------|              |---------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|              |---------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|              |---------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|              |----------------------------7----------|
A|--------------------------------| → 3x + tail: |--------------------------5---8-7------|
E|-100-0-0--0-0-0-100-0-0-100-100-|              |-100-0-0--0-0-0-100-0-5-6-------0------|
   ... . .  . . . ... . . ... ...                  ... . .  . . . ... .
Verse Riff # 2:
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------7------|
A|-2-----2-----3-3-2-----2-----3-3-2-----2-----3-3-2---------5---8-7--| → 2x
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-1-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-1-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-1-0-0-0-5-6-------0--|
     . .   . .       . .   . .       . .   . .       . .

/Blacked out, pop queen .../
Verse Riff # 1 1x + tail - played 4 times

/Light it up, ooh light it up.../
Verse Riff # 3:
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------8-5-7------------8-5-7------------8-5-7-3-5---7-9-9--| →2x
E|-000000000-/7-----000000000-/7-----000000000-/7-----------3-5-7-7--|
   .........         ........         ........              . .

e|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|--------------------|
D|--------------------|
A|---------------7----| → + this tail
E|--000000000-/7---8--|

Verse Riff # 4:
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|---------8-6-5---5-6-5~-----------8-6-5---5-6~----|
G|-------5-------7----------------5-------7---------| → Kirk
D|-----7------------------------7-------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|-555555555555555555555555333333333333333333333333-| → James
   ................................................

e|----------------------------------------------7~-----|
B|---------8-6-5---5-6-5~-----------8~---10~--------10~|
G|-------5-------7---------------/7---/7-----/7--------| → Kirk
D|-----7-----------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------7--|
E|-555555555555555555555555333333333333333333333-/7---8| → James
   ..............................................

/Sold your soul, Built it a higher wall.../
Verse Riff # 5:
e|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-(10)-------------------------(8)----------------------------| → Kirk
G|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----7------7------7-------7-------5------5------5------7----|
E|-55555--55555--55555--5-/7---8-33333--33333--33333-3-/7---8--| → James
   ....   ....   ....   .        ....   ....   ....  .

e|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-(10)-------------------------(12)-----------(13)----(15)-(17| → Kirk
G|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----7------7------7-------7-------5------5------5------7----|
E|-55555--55555--55555--5-/7---8-33333--33333--33333-3-/7---8--| → James
   ....   ....   ....   .        ....   ....   ....  .

/Same rise and fall, Who cares at all ?.../
Chorus riff # 1:

e|-----------------------/----|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|-9----9----9----------------|
A|-7----7----7------------8-5-| → 2x
E|--0000-0000-000000000-7-----|
    .... .... .........
/Seduced by fame, a moth into the flaaaaame/
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|-9----9----9----------7-----|
A|-7----7----7--------5---8-7-|
E|--0000-0000-----5-6-------0-|
    .... ....

After chorus comes Verse riff # 2 played 2 time (tabs up↑)

Second verse is pretty much the same as the first one.
Then second chorus ends with:

/Seduced by fame, a moth into the flaaaaame  Burn/
e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-9----9----9----------7------------------------------|
A|-7----7----7--------5---8-7~-----------------2--5-7-8|
E|--0000-0000-----5-6-------0------------------0--3-5-6|
    .... ....                                  .

Breakdown:

Breakdown riff # 1:

e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------5-7-8--| → 4x
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-5-6--|
   . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Breakdown riff # 2:                      | → Second half starts here      |
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-5h7-7-7-7-7-5--------------------------8-7---7---5-5-5-----------------| → 2x
E|---------------7-6(b 1/2)-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-6-5-0-5-0-3-3-3--0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
                            . . . . . . .     .   .        . . . . . . .

/Guarantee your name, you go and kill yourself.../
Breakdown riff # 1, play 4 times

SOLO:
Its not note to note, I'm pretty sure it wasn't even recorded that way :)
Wah hides lot of it away but its mostly just pentatonic stuff, so just improvise.

Section 1: (3:18 - 3:28)
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-7s9-9-9-9-9-11s12-12-12-12-13s14-14-14-14-15-15-15-15-17-17-17-19--|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------| → 2x
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

Section 2: (3:28 - 3:34)
e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-15--12\-----12-12~----12-12----12-14-14b--14b--14b--|
G|-14b-12\-----12-12~----12-12----12-14-14b--14b--14b--|
D|----------/14-------14-------14----------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

Section 3: (3:34 - 3:39)
e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-15--12\-----12-12~----12-12----12-12---12-12---12-12|
G|-14b-12\-----12-12~----12-12----12-12---12-12---12-12|
D|----------/14------/14------/14------/14-----/14-----|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

Section 4: (3:39 - 3:44)
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---12h15p12---12h15p12--12h15p12---12h15p12---------------------12-15-15b-|
G|-14---------14--------14---------14--------14-12-14-12h14p12--14----------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------14------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|7-9-7----------7-9-7h9p7-7h9p7---|
D|-----9-7----7-9---------9-----9--|
A|---------10----------------------|
E|---------------------------------|

Section 5: (3:44 - 3:50)
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------8-----------------------------|
G|-7-9-7h9p7--7-9-7h9p7--7-9-7h9p7--7-9-7h9p7--7h9-9p7--7-9-7h9p7--7h9-9-7h9-9w~|
D|----------9----------9----------9----------9--------9----------9-7h9-9-7h9-9w~|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Section 6: (3:50 - 3:54)
e|-------------10-----------------10-------------------15---------------------15------|
B|-8---8-10-10b--10b~--8---8-10-10b--10b~----8---10-15b--15b~--12----12-15-15b--15b~--|
G|---9-------------------9---------------------9------------------14------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Section 7 (3:54 -3:59)
e|-17p15p12-12-17p15p12-12-17p15p12-12-17p15p12-12-17p15p12----17p15p12----17p15p12----17p15p12-----|
B|----------------------------------------------------------15----------15----------15----------15--|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-18p15p12-12-18p15p12-12-18p15p12-12-17p15p12-12-17p15p12----17p15p12----17p15p12-12-17p15p12-12--|
B|----------------------------------------------------------15----------15--------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Section 8 (3:59 - 4:04)
e|-15p12--12-15p12-15p12--12-15p12-15p12--12-15p12--12-15p12-15p12--12-15p12-15p12--12--|
B|------15--------------15--------------15--------15--------------15--------------15----|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-17p15p12-12-17p15p12-12-18p15p12-12-18p15p12-12-15p12--12--12--------|
B|------------------------------------------------------15--15--14-12~--|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------14-12~--|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

Section 9 (4:05 - end of the solo)
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-15---15---15---14\---15b~~w~~------|12|w↓~------|
G|-14b--14b--14b--14\-----------------|12|w↓~------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

RHYTM GUITAR DURING THE SOLO:
James shuffles these two riffs around a bit with some few additions, just listen to it.
Structure (time stamps taken from the single on Spotify, not the video itself):
3:18 - 3:28 - Breakdown riff # 1 (4x)
3:28 - 3:38 - Breakdown riff # 2 (2x)
3:38 - 3:44 - Chords C and D :
                  e|----------|
                  B|----------|
                  G|----------|
                  D|-5-----7--|
                  A|-3-----5--|
                  E|-3-----5--|
3:44 - 3:50 - First half of Breakdown riff # 2 (2x)
3:50 - 3:54 - Chords C and D again
3:54 - 3:59 - First half of Breakdown riff # 2 (2x)
3:59 - 4:04 - Second half of Breakdown riff #2 (2x)
Last tail:
e|------------------------------0--|
B|------------------------------0--|
G|------------------------------0--|
D|-------------------------2-------|
A|-8-7--7--5-5-5--2---3-3--2-------| → let it ring
E|-6-5--5--3-3-3--0---1-1--0-------|

Finishing harmonies (4:12):
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------12-13-12-10-12-15--|
G|--------------------------------------------9-10-9--7-9--12-9---------------------|
D|-----------------------9-10-9--7-9--12-9--7---------------------------------------| →↑ Kirk
A|-7-7-8-7--5-7--10-7--5-7--8-7--5-7--10-7--5-7--8-7--5-7--10-7--5-7--8-7--5-7--10--| → James
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------|
B|------|
G|------|
D|-9-7--|
A|-7-5--|
E|-7-5--|

Back to the front
Third Verse, again the same stuff as the first and the second one,
only the mini melody during the Verse riff # 5 ends differently:

e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------8-6-5---5-6-5~----------------------------------|
G|-------5-------7---------7p4p0(w↓)-5p40-4p2p0-4p2p0-2----| → Kirk (w↓ -  push your whammy bar down)
D|-----7---------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------7------|
E|-555555555555555555555555333333333333333333333-/7---8----| → James
   ..............................................

After last chorus its all the riffs shuffled again.
Like this:
5:14 - 5:24 - Verse riff # 2 (2x)
5:24 - 5:37 - Breakdown riff # 2 (2x, with two tails on the second one)
5:37 - 5:39 - Tail that ends the rhytm guitar under the solo
5:39 - first half of the "Finishing Harmonies" part played after the solo (tabs ↑),
       then closed it off with:

            e|-------|
            B|-------|
            G|-------|
            D|-9-7-2-|
            A|-7-5-2-| → let ring
            E|-7-5-0-|

************************************
| .   palm mute
| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| s   slide
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend
| br  Bend release
| pb  Pre-bend
| ||  Pinch harmonics
| w   whammy bar (↑ = pull up,↓ = push down/dive bomb)
************************************
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riprider701 10 Sep 27, 2016 08:54 AM

awesome dude

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