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Nevermore - The Sound Of Silence - Dead Heart In A Dead World

Tabbed by Elvisz(elvisz@kornkids.com)

This is a very fast song, takes more time to get it right, but i think you'll
be satisfied. I'll put the parts in order, so you don't have to search what
comes next... I think this sounds great so if you know the song try this...:)

Intro:
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|-7-7-10-10-15-10-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
|-0-0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0-|

|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|-6-6-9-9-12-9-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
|-0-0-0-0- 0-0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0-|

|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|-7-7-10-10-15-10-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
|-0-0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0-|

|--------------|
|--------------|
|--------------|
|--------------|
|--------------|
|-6-6-9-9-12-9-|
|-0-0-0-0- 0-0-|

Pre-Verse1:
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-4---4---4---5---4---4---4---2---|-4---4---4---5---4---4---2---2---|
|---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3-|---3---3---3---3---3---3---1---1-|

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-7---7---7---8---7---7---7---5---|-7---7---7---8---7---7---5---5---|
|---6---6---6---6---6---6---6---6-|---6---6---6---6---6---6---4---4-|

|---------------------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------|
|-4---4---4---5---4---4---4---2---|-4---4---4---5-4~~3~~-|
|---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3-|---3---3---3---3~~2~~-|

Pre-Verse2:
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|----------111222-------|----------222111-------|
|-111444333------222222-|-111444333------222222-|

Fill1:(the Pre-Verse3 starts when you hit the 0 here)
|-----------|
|-----------|
|-----------|
|-----------|
|-----------|
|-3~~6~~2~~-|
|-1~~4~~0~~-|

Pre-Verse3:(palm muted)
|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|
|-----2---------------------|
|--323-323-------2123212532-|
|-0-------3323210-----------|

Verse:
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|-8--8-8-8--8-8-8--8-8-8-8\7/8----3\2/3----2~-|
|-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-7\6/7----2\1/2----1~-|
|-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0-------00-------00-0~-|
     . . .  . . .  . . .       ..       ..      . palm mute

Fill1:
|-------------------|---------|
|-------------------|---------|
|-------------------|---------|
|-------------------|---------|
|-------------------|---------|
|-7-777-7-777-7-777-|-2--2----|
|-------------------|--32-321-|
  * *** * *** * ***   .......   *harmonix
                                .palm mute
Chorus:
|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-2-2-23--32-2-2-|--2-2--3-----2-2-|--2-2--3------22-|
|-0-0-01-010-0-0-|-00-0-01-031-0-0-|-00-0-01-0331100-|

Pre-Verse4:
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|----------111222-------|----------222111-------|
|-111444333------222222-|-111444333------222222-|

Pre-Verse5:(palm muted)
|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|
|-----2---------------------|
|--323-323-------2123212532-|
|-0-------3323210-----------|

Verse:
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|-8--8-8-8--8-8-8--8-8-8-8\7/8----3\2/3----2~-|
|-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-7\6/7----2\1/2----1~-|
|-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0-------00-------00-0~-|
     . . .  . . .  . . .       ..       ..      . palm mute

Fill2:
|-------------------|
|-------------------|
|-------------------|
|-------------------|
|-------------------|
|-7-777-7-777-7-777-|
|-------------------|
  * *** * *** * ***  *harmonix

Chorus:
|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-2-2-23--32-2-2-|--2-2--3-----2-2-|--2-2--3------22-|
|-0-0-01-010-0-0-|-00-0-01-031-0-0-|-00-0-01-0331100-|

Bridge1:
|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|-6~-5~-4~-9-----|-4~-3~-2~-7-9-7-|-4~-3~-2~-7-7-7-|
|-6~-5~-4~-7-----|-4~-3~-2~-5-7-5-|-4~-3~-2~-5-4-5-|
|-4~-3~-2~---310-|-2~-1~-0~-------|-2~-1~-0~-------|

Repeat bridge1 under the solo, but sorry i don't know the solo part...

Bridge2:
|----------------------------------|
|----0-0-0-0-----0-0-0----0-0------|
|----------------------------------|
|------------3~~-------5~----------|
|-2~~--------1~~-------3~----------|
|-2~~--------1~~-------3~----------|
|-0~~-----------------(3)-----4321-|

Verse:
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|-8--8-8-8--8-8-8--8-8-8-8\7/8----3\2/3----2~-|
|-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-7\6/7----2\1/2----1~-|
|-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0-------00-------00-0~-|
     . . .  . . .  . . .       ..       ..      . palm mute

Chorus:
|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-2-2-23--32-2-2-|--2-2--3-----2-2-|--2-2--3------22-|
|-0-0-01-010-0-0-|-00-0-01-031-0-0-|-00-0-01-0331100-|

Outro1:
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|----------111222-------|----------222111-------|
|-111444333------222222-|-111444333------222222-|

Outro2:
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|----------111222-------|----------222111-------|
|-111444333------222222-|-111444333------222222-|
  .....................   .....................   .palm mute

Outro3:
|---------|
|---------|
|---------|
|---------|
|---------|
|-3~~-6~~-|
|-1~~-4~~-|
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Xx_banx 10 Dec 04, 2005 10:17 AM

excellent cover by nevermore, thanks for tabbing out that killer pre-verse riff

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Shredman-J 10 Nov 18, 2007 05:55 PM

tuning plz.....

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Neverhead666 124 Aug 08, 2008 07:56 PM

Nice tab, but I believe the 2's on the E string in Pre-verse2 should palm muted as such.
Pre-Verse2:
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|----------111222-------|----------222111-------|
|-111444333------222222-|-111444333------222222-|
PM ...... ......

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