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My Apocalypse Tab

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Riff 1
       + + + + + + 3x                    
|------------------|------------------| 
|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|--7/6---7/6---7/6-|
|------------------|--x-----x-----x---|
|--5h7-------------|--5/4---5/4---5/4-|
|--0---0-0-0-0-0-0-|------------------|

Riff 2
       + +     + + 3x      
|------------------|------------------| 
|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|--7/6---7/6---7/6-|
|--5~--------------|--x-----x-----x---|
|--7~--2-2-----2-2-|--5/4---5/4---5/4-|
|------0-0-----0-0-|------------------|

Riff 3
      + +++  + + + 3x
|------------------|------------------| 
|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|--7/6---7/6---7/6-|
|--5~--------------|--x-----x-----x---|
|--7~--------------|--5/4---5/4---5/4-|
|-----0-000--0-0-0-|------------------|

Riff 4
      + +++  + + +                     
|--------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------4--7--|
|--4-----------------5--5--4--7--|
|--4-----------------5--5--2--5--|
|--2--2-222--2-2-2---3--3--------|

Riff 5
      + +++  + + + + +  + +++ + + + 
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|--4--------------------------------|
|--4--------------------------------|
|--2--2-222--2-2-2-2-2--2-222-2-2-2-|

Chorus:
So we close that line...
         3x
|---------|--------------------------------------|
|---------|--------------------------------------|
|---------|--7/6---7/6--7/6---9/8---9/8--9/8-----|
|--5~~~/x-|--x-----x----x-----x-----x----x-------|
|--7~~~/x-|--5/4---5/4--5/4---7/6---7/6--7/6-----|
|---------|--------------------------------------|

   Suffer    unto   my    a   poc   a  lypse 
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|--------------------8----8----8----8-|
|--6666666666666666--8----8----8----8-|
|--5555555555555555--6----6----6----6-|
|-------------------------------------|

Riff 6
|--------------------|
|--------------------|
|--------------------|
|---10-9-----9-------|
|-7------8-9---9-8---|
|--------------------|
     + + + + + +  + +       +  + + + + + +  + +       +  + + + + + +  + + + + 
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-9--------------------9\7-----------------------7/9---------------------------|
|-7--------------------7\5-----------------------5/7---------------------------|
|----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--|

|-------------------| Repeat 4x (above and side)
|-------------------| Then repeat just this riff 3x and a dive bomb
|-------------------|
|---10-9-----9------|
|-7------8-9---9-8--|
|-------------------|
     + + + + + +  + +       + +       + +          + + + + + +  + +
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-9--------------------9\7-----------------------------------------------------|
|-7--------------------7\5-------5/7-------9\8--7--------------------7/8--5----|
|----0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-------0-0--3/5--0-0--7\6--5--5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5--5/6--3----|
  + + + + + +  + +
|-------------------------| Repeat under solo as many times as needed
|-------------------------| 
|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|
|-------------------5--4--|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3--3-3--3--2--|

Solo
|--12---12---12---------6---6---6--------7----7----7-----------------|
|--15b--15b--15br15b----9b--9b--9brb----10b--10b--10br10b------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------12b~~~/-|(<-not sure)
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
   + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +  + + + + + + + +
|--3-2-0-0-5-3-0-0-7-5-0-0-5-3-0-0-7-5-0-0-8-7-0-0-10-8-0-0-8-7-0-0--|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--10p8p7--------12p10p8---------14p12p10----------15p14p12------------|
|---------10p8p7---------12p10p8----------14p12p10----------15p14p12/--|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-------------------------------------------------------|
|--15b------15b-------------14b~~------14b--------------|
|--14b------14b--14p12------14b~~------14b--14p12-------|
|----------------------14-------------------------14----|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------|
|--12-------------------------------|
|--12---------------------12--------|
|-------14~-----14p12-----12--------|
|---------------------14------14~/--|
|-----------------------------------|
   + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +  + + + + + + + +
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--4-2-0-0-5-4-0-0-7-5-0-0-5-4-0-0-7-5-0-0-9-7-0-0-11-9-0-0-9-7-0-0--|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------12h14p12-----------------------------|
|--------------------12h14h15----------15p14p12--------------------|
|-----------11h12h14-----------------------------14p12p11h12p11----|
|--11h12h14-----------------------------------------------------14-|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|

|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|--11------10------9--------8--------|
|------12------11------10-------9~/--|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|

  +  + + + +  + +   +  + + + +  + +   +  + + + +  + +   +  + + + +  + +   
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-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--------|

  +  + + + +  + +   +  + + + +  + +      +  + + + +  +      
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------10-101010-1010----|
|----------------------------------------------------3--3---10-101010-1010----|
|----------------------------------------------------3--3----8--8-8-8--8-8----|
|-0--0-0-0-0--0-0---0--0-0-0-0--0-0------1--1-1-1-1--1--1---------------------|

|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|----2----2--3-5-3-2---2-----2----2--3-5-3---|
|--0----0------------0-----0----0----------1~|

|--------------------------------------------------------| Repeat above and below harmonies 2x
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------7-----------------------------7----------|
|----9----9--10---10-9------9-----9----9--10----10-------|
|--7----7---------------7-----7-----7---------------8~---|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
     ++++++++     ++++++++       + +
|-----------------------------------------| Repeat (this riff 4x)
|-----------------------------------------| Harmonies 2x 
|--9----------9/7-------------------------| Repeat 4x (this riff 4x)
|--9----------9/7-----------5/7------5/7--|
|--7----------7/5-----------5/7------5/7--|
|----00000000-----00000000--3/5--0-0-3/5--|

|-------------------| Repeat 4x 
|-------------------| 
|-------------------|
|---10-9-----9------|
|-7------8-9---9-8--|
|-------------------|

|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---8-7-----7---------8-7-----7-------7-------7---------8--------8-------------|
|-5-----6-7---7-6---5-----6-7---7-6-----9-8-7---9-8-7-----10-9-8---10----------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
     + + + + +   + +
|--------------------|
|--------------------|
|--------------------|
|--5-4-3-2-3-4-5-4-3-|
|--5-4-3-2-3-4-5-4-3-|
|--3-2-1-0-1-2-3-2-1-|

Riff 3
      + +++  + + + 3x
|------------------|------------------| Repeat this riff 4x
|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|--7/6---7/6---7/6-|
|--5~--------------|--x-----x-----x---|
|--7~--------------|--5/4---5/4---5/4-|
|-----0-000--0-0-0-|------------------|
      
      + +++  + + +                     
|--------------------------------| Repeat 3x
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------4--7--|
|--4-----------------5--5--4--7--|
|--4-----------------5--5--2--5--|
|--2--2-222--2-2-2---3--3--------|

      + +++  + + + + +  + +++ + + + 
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|--4--------------------------------|
|--4--------------------------------|
|--2--2-222--2-2-2-2-2--2-222-2-2-2-|

So we close that line...
         3x
|---------|--------------------------------------|
|---------|--------------------------------------|
|---------|--7/6---7/6--7/6---9/8---9/8--9/8-----|
|--5~~~/x-|--x-----x----x-----x-----x----x-------|
|--7~~~/x-|--5/4---5/4--5/4---7/6---7/6--7/6-----|
|---------|--------------------------------------|

   Suffer    unto   my    a   poc   a  lypse 
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|--------------------8----8----8----8-|
|--6666666666666666--8----8----8----8-|
|--5555555555555555--6----6----6----6-|
|-------------------------------------|

  + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + 
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|

     + + + + +   + +
|--------------------| Repeat 4x times then...
|--------------------|
|--------------------|
|--5-4-3-2-3-4-5-4-3-|
|--5-4-3-2-3-4-5-4-3-|
|--3-2-1-0-1-2-3-2-1-|

|------|
|------| Rapidly pick this chord
|--10--|
|--10--|
|--8---|
|--8---|

|------|
|------| Let this chord ring in the left channel (around 4:46)
|--8---|
|--8---|
|--8---|
|--8---|

Then end off with a slide up and down.

Riff 1 4x
Riff 2 2x
Riff 3 4x
Riff 4 3x
Riff 5 1x
Chorus 1x
Riff 3 4x
Riff 4 3x
Riff 5 1x
Chorus 1x
Riff 3 1x
Riff 6 8x
See above for other Rhythm
Solo
See above as well

Key:
+ - palm mute
~ - vibrato
/ - slide up or down
x - mute
h - hammer on
p - pull off
b - bend
r - release bend
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+2 reply
DeLongeFan182 100 wrote on September 12 2008, 08:03 pm

Good job bud. Sounds Great

+1 reply
VortexOfSouls 312 wrote on September 13 2008, 12:25 pm

Made an update on 9/13/08 12:25 pm. The update should be up by next week

+1 reply
VortexOfSouls 312 wrote on September 15 2008, 09:12 pm

Since the update hasn't been posted yet, here it is.

The two lines right before the solo should be...
+ + + + + + + + + + + + ++++++ + + +
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-9--------------------9\7----------------------9----------------|
|-7--------------------7\5-------5/7-------9\8--7----------------|
|----0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-------0-0--3/5--0-0--7\6-----000000-0-0-0--|

|-------------------| Repeat 3x
|-------------------|
|-------------------|
|---10-9-----9------|
|-7------8-9---9-8--|
|-------------------|

Then...
+ + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-9--------------------9\7-----------------------------------------------------|
|-7--------------------7\5-------5/7-------9\8--7--------------------7/8--5----|
|----0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-------0-0--3/5--0-0--7\6--5--5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5--5/6--3----|
+ + + + + + + +
|-------------------------| Then go to rhythm after solo
|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|
|-------------------5--4--|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3--3-3--3--2--|

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