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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#)

[Intro]

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

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


                                                               
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]

    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#|-----------------|---------15\------||

*********************************************
| \    slide down
| x    dead note
*********************************************
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andrewbiles 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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