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The opening and chorus guitar riff, doubled by the bass:

Guitar tuned 1/2 step down (D# G# C# F# A# D#)


[Main Riff/Intro]

D#|-----|-----------------|-----------------|
G#|-----|-----------------|-----------------|
C#|-----|-----------------|-----------------|
F#|-----|--------5-2----4-|---2-------------|
A#|-----|------2----------|-----5---5-------|
D#|---0-|(0)-3------------|---------------0-|

D#|-----------------|-------------|
G#|-----------------|-------------|
C#|-----------------|-------------|
F#|--------5-2----4-|---2---------|
A#|------2----------|-----5-------|
D#|(0)-3------------|-------------|


[Intro Lead Riff]
                                                               
D#|-----------------------------------|-----------------------|
G#|-----------------------------------|-----------------------|
C#|--x---x-x-12--x-x-12---9-------x-x-|-11---x-x-11---7-------|
F#|--x---x-x-12--x-x-12---9-------x-x-|-12---x-x-12---7-------|
A#|-----------------------------------|-----------------------|
D#|-----------------------------------|-----------------------|


[Verse Riff]

    E5          D5              
D#|------------------|-------------|
G#|------------------|-------------|
C#|--x-9-9---9---x-7-|-7---7-------|
F#|--x-9-9---9---x-7-|-7---7-------|
A#|--x-7-7---7---x-5-|-5---5-------|
D#|------------------|-------------|

        E5              D5
D#|-----------------|-------------|
G#|-----------------|-------------|
C#|-x-9-9---9---x-7-|-7---7-------|
F#|-x-9-9---9---x-7-|-7---7-------|
A#|-x-7-7---7---x-5-|-5---5-------|
D#|-----------------|-------------|

   C5              D5           
D#|-----------------|-------------|
G#|-----------------|-------------|
C#|-x-5-5---5---x-7-|-7---7-------|
F#|-x-5-5---5---x-7-|-7---7-------|
A#|-x-3-3---3---x-5-|-5---5-------|
D#|-----------------|-------------|

             E5      D5
D#|-----------------|------------------|
G#|-----------------|------------------|
C#|-x-9-9---9---x-7-|-7---7------------|
F#|-x-9-9---9---x-7-|-7---7------------|
A#|-x-7-7---7---x-5-|-5---5------------|
D#|-----------------|------------------|


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|(n)   Ghost note
| x    dead note

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andrewbiles 11,207 wrote on May 22 2004, 12:00 am

What you have is all correct, but it's tuned down about 1/2 a step.

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