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Burn It To The Ground Tab

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B E A D F# B
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                           Burn It To The Ground - Nickelback
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Tabbed by:Damian Andersen
Email:andersen_09@hotmail.com

Tuning: Drop B (B, F#, B, E, G#, C#)

************************************
| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| +   harmonic
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend
| pb  Pre-bend
| br  Bend release
| pbr Pre-bend release
| brb Bend release bend

************************************

This IS the accurate way to play this song. This is hands down probably one of 
Nickelbacks best songs.
Its pretty easy to play for the most part hope you like it.

c#|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E |-------------------------------------------------------------------5----------|
B |--------------------------------------------------------------5h7-----7p5-----|
F#|--------------8p5-----5------8p5-------5-------8p5--------5----------------8--|
B |-/19\---0-0-------0------0---------0-------0----------0-----------------------| x4


c#|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------5p3---5p3-5/7--------------------------------------------|
F#|---------3h5-------3h5-------3h5-----5---------------3h5-------3h5-------3h5-3-0----------|
B |--0-0-0------0-0-0-----0-0-0-------------------0-0-0-----0-0-0-----0-0-0---------6-5-3-0--|


c#|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E |--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |----------------------------------------3---------------------------|
F#|---------------5---------5----------3h5---5p3--------3h5-------3h5--|
B |-0---0--3p0--0---0-3p0-0----0-3p0-0------------0-0-0-----0-0-0------|


c#|-----------------------------------------------------------|
G#|-----------------------------------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------------------------------------|
B |--------------5p3---5p3-5/7--------------------------------|
F#|----------3h5-----5---------------------------5------------|
B |-0--0--0---------------------0--0--0--3p0--0-----0-3p0--0--|


c#|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E |-----------------5----------------------------------------------------------------|
B |-------------5h7---7p5------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|-5---------------------8-----------3h5-----------3h5-----------3h5----------------|
B |---0--3p0--0--------------0--0--0-------0--0--0-------0--0--0-------6p5p3--6p5p3--|
   This is the chorus

c#|--------------------------------|
G#|--------------------------------|
E |--------------------------------|
B |--------------------------------|
F#|-12-12-12-12-x---10-10-10-10-x--|
B |-12-12-12-12-x---10-10-10-10-x--|
c#|-12-12-12-12-x---10-10-10-10-x--|
   Play the 12s and 10s both 23 times ending with 1 muted note

G#|------------------------------------------------------------|
E |------------------------------------------------------------|
B |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-x--3-3-3-3-3-x--10-10-10-10-10-10-x--|
F#|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-x--3-3-3-3-3-x--10-10-10-10-10-10-x--|
B |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-x--3-3-3-3-3-x--10-10-10-10-10-10-x--|


c#|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |------------------------------------------5p3-----5p3--5/7------------------------------|
F#|---------3h5-----------3h5-----------3h5-------5---------------------3h5-----------3h5--|
B |-0--0--0------0--0--0-------0--0--0-------------------------0--0--0-------0--0--0-------|


c#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E |----------------------------------------------------5---------------------------------|
B |-----------------------------------------------5h7-----7p5----------------------------|
F#|----------3h5--3--0--------------------3h5------------------8-------------------------|
B |-0--0--0-------------6--5--3--0--0--0-------0-----------------------------------------|
   Play this part the number of times that sound right

c#|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E |---------------------------------------------------------------|
B |----------------------------3----------------------------------|
F#|--5--3--------------0---3------5-----3----------------0----3b--|
B |--------7\5--3---5----------------------7\5---3---5------------|
  This is the part right before the solo
   SOLO
c#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------10|
E |----------------------------------12-12---12b--12--12--2--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12p10------|
B |--------------------------10-12--------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|---12----12--12--12--12-----------------------------------------------------------------12---|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   the top is the lead guitar below this is the rythm guitar that is played with te solo
   it will be tabbed like this untill the end of the solo
c#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E |----------------------5--------7-----------------------5------------------|
B |------5---------------3--5-----5--7-----5--------------3--5---------------|
F#|------3---7--6--5--------3--------5-----3--7--6--5--------3---------------|
B |---0------7--6--5--0--------0--------0-----7--6--5--0---------0--5--3--0--|

c#|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|-13P10-13P10----10-13P10-13P10----10-13p10-13p10----10-13p10-13p10-----|
E |-------------12----------------12----------------12--------------------|
B |-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

-------------------------------------------------10----15-----|
--10-13p10-1513p10----10-13p10-13p10----10-13b------13--------|
12----------------12----------------12------------------------|
--------------------------------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------------------------------|

c#|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E |------------------------------5-----------7----------------------------------------|
B |--------5---------------------3---5-------5----7-----------------------------------|
F#|--------3---7----6----5-----------3------------5-----------------------------------|
B |-----0------7----6----5----0-----------0-------------------------------------------|


c#|---15--15b---15--15--15--15--15--15--15------------------------------------|
G#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


c#|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |------5---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|------3----7-----6-----5------------------0---------------------------------------|
B |---0-------7-----6-----5------------------0---------------------------------------|
  End of solo

c#|--------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E |--------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------5p3----5p3--5/7--|
F#|--------------3h5-----------3h5----------3h5-----5------------|
B |------0--0--0-------0--0--0-----0--0--0-----------------------|


c#|------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|------------------------------------------------------------|
E |------------------------------------------------------------|
B |------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|---------------3h5----------3h5----------3h5----------------|
B |-------0--0--0------0--0--0------0--0--0------6p5p3--6p5p3--|


c#|-----------------------------------------------------------|
G#|-----------------------------------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------------------------------------|
B |--------------------------------------------5p3---5p3-5/7--|
F#|---------------3h5----------3h5---------3h5-----5----------|
B |-------0--0--0------0--0--0-----0--0--0--------------------|


c#|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E |----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |----------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|--------------------------3h5----------3h5---------3h5----------------|
B |----0-------------0--0--0------0--0--0------0--0-0------6p5p3--6p5p3--|


c#|---------------------------------|
G#|---------------------------------|
E |---------------------------------|
B |--12-12-12-12-x---10-10-10 10 x--|
F#|--12-12-12-12-x---10-10-10-10-x--|
B |--12-12-12-12-x---10-10-10-10-x--|
  (23 12s and 10s with 1 muted note)

c#|--------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E |--------------------------------------------------------------|
B |--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-x----3-3-3-3-3-x----10-10-10-10-10-x--|
F#|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-x----3-3-3-3-3-x----10-10-10-10-10-x--|
B |--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-x----3-3-3-3-3-x----10-10-10-10-10-x--|
  Repeat the chorus twice

c#|-------------------------------------------------|
G#|-------------------------------------------------|
E |-------------------------------------------------|
B |--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5----------|
F#|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5------3b--|
B |--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5----------|


c#|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|---------------------------3--0--------------3--0--------------3--0-------------0---|
B |---6p5p3-6p5p3-6p5p3-6p5p3-------6--5--5--3--------6--5--5--3--------6--5-5--3--0---|

If you have any tips or ideas for changes I should make in my tab e-mail me at 
Thank You.
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Damian Andersen wrote on June 25 2010, 03:56 pm

woops the intro is only played twice and i forgot part of it haha this is what its supposed to be

c#|------------------------------------------|
G#|------------------------------------------|
E |------------------------------------------|
B |----------3-----5---------------------------|
F#|------3h5---5p3--------------------------------|
B |------------------------------------------|

you play this halfway through the first on the intro then after that in the second half of the intro play what i already have tabbed haha get what i mean??

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oldpunker wrote on February 22 2011, 06:09 am

wrong check this video of them live
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvZay2jl7sA

the chorus is barre chords the main riff is way up the neck.

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Damian Andersen wrote on June 21 2011, 04:18 pm

sorry dude i just started playing when i tried to tab this haha but ya your right tahnks dude

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