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Save Yourself Ill Hold Them Back Tab

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Intro

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MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE - SAVE YOURSELF, I'LL HOLD THEM BACK
STANDARD TUNING (EADGBE)


As this tab was done in about 15 minutes, it will be updated in a day or so,
all of the notes are there and the parts, i'll just make it more concise.


legend: 

| b       bend 
| r       return 
| /       slide up 
| \       slide down 
| h       hammer on 
| p       pull off 
| *       pinch harmonic 
| ~       tremolo 
| ...     palm muted 
| x       muted note 
| (n)     optional note 
| tp      tremolo picked
|      natural harmonic
| ==      hold bend
| 8b8.5   quarter bend



**INTRO PT.1 (clean electric guitar)**


***Note - Full credit goes to "lao123" for this intro, the first intro tab on
this site, it just saved me re-writing it as it's pretty much spot on**


|-------0--------------------0-------------------3--------------------------------|
|-------8------8p7------7h8--8-------------------3------3-----------5-------------|
|-------9------9---7----7----7-------------------4---------4--------5-----0-------|
|-------9---------------9----9-------------------5------------------5-------0-----|
|---7-------7-----------------------9-8-7--5-----5------------3---3---0h3-----2s7-|
|-------------------------------0---7-6-5--3---3-----3----------------------------|

>>REPEAT x(many)<<



**INTRO PT.2 (Electric)**

|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|-9--9---7/9-9---7/9-9-9-9--------|
|-7--7---5/7-7---5/7-7-7-7--------|
|------0-------0-----------7-6-5--|

|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|----------------7-7/9---12---11--|
|----------------x-x-x----x----x--|
|-5--5-x-5-5-5-x-5-5/7-x-10-x--9--|
|-3--3-x-3-3-3-x-------x----x-----|

>>REPEAT x2<<


**VERSE**

|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|-9--9---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--------|
|-7--7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--------|
|------0-------------------7-6-5--|
       . . . . . . . . . . . . .

|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-----------------------/12-11--|
|----------------5--5-x---x--x--|
|-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-3--3-x-/10--9--|
|-3--3-3-3-3-3-3----------------|
       . . . . . 

|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|-9--9---7/9-9--------------------|
|-7--7---5/7-7--------------------|
|------0-------0-0-7\5-0-5-7-6-5--|
               . .     . . . . .

|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-----------------------/12-14--|
|----------------5--5-x---x--x--|
|-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-3--3-x-/10-12--|
|-3--3-3-3-3-3-3----------------|
     . . . . . .

|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|-9--9---7/9-9---7/9-9-9-9--------|
|-7--7---5/7-7---5/7-7-7-7--------|
|------0-------0-----------7-6-5--|

|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-----------------------/12-11--|
|----------------5--5-x---x--x--|
|-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-3--3-x-/10--9--|
|-3--3-3-3-3-3-3----------------|


|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|-9--9---7/9-9---7/9-9-9-9--------|
|-7--7---5/7-7---5/7-7-7-7-5-5-x--|
|------0-------0-----------3-3-x--|

|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|
|------2-----2-----0----0----|
|-2--2-----2-----2---2----2--|
|-0------2-----3-------------|



**CHORUS:**

*Note - there is no rhythm represented here, but the number of power chords
represents the time you play for... roughly... it's not hard to figure
out :) *

|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-9--9--7--7--|
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9--7--7--|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-7--7--5--5--|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|

|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9---7/9-9---7/9-9-9-9--------|
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9---7/9-9---7/9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7---5/7-7---5/7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
|-------------------------------------0-------0-----------0-0-0--|


>>REPEAT INTRO PT.2<<

>>REPEAT VERSE<<

*Note - the verse is the same, but parts are missed out near the start
for when it's just the bass playing. there was no point tabbing it out, 
as the notes are the same, so just listen to the song*


>>REPEAT CHORUS x 2<<



**BREAKDOWN**

|---------------<5>~~--|
|----------------------|
|-<4>~~--<5>~~---------|
|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|----------------------|

This bit is played repeatedly on a guitar in the background..

|-3~--0-3-0-2-3-0-3~--...--|
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|



**SOLO**

|-(7)-------------------------------------|
|--8b8.5~--------------8b8.5~-------------|
|----------9-7-9~--7h9---------9-7-9~--7--|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|

|---------------------7-----7-----7-----7--------------|
|-10b12r10--8-10-8~--10b12-10b12-10b12-10b12--8h10p8~--|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|

|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|
|-9-7-9~--7h9p7----------------|
|---------------9p7------------|
|-------------------10p7-------|
|------------------------10p7--|

|-12----12------14----14----14------|
|-15b17-15b17---17b19-17b19-17b19---|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|

|-15----15----15------10----10----10------|
|-18b20-18b20-18b20---13b15-13b15-13b15---|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|

|-15b17~-15--14h15p14----14-----------------12------15--------|
|---------------------17----17-15h17p15-----15b17~~~~~~~b17~--|
|---------------------------------------16--------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|

*for the last bend on the last bar, hold the bend while you hit the high
15 on the high E string with your pinky*

>>REPEAT CHORUS x2<<
>>REPEAT INTRO PT.2 x2<<


It's all there (basically), apart from extra notes here and there, but i'll
update the tab soon enough. Enjoy!
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The Black Widow wrote on January 21 2014, 11:26 pm

Thank you, as there are no other fully helpful tabs around here on this song.

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Katrina10123 wrote on December 19 2015, 04:29 pm

nice, this sounds good and is easy to work through

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