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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                             This Means War - Nickelback
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Tabbed by:Jedke
Email:Jedkearns@live.ca

Tuning:Drop A# (A#,F,A#,D#,G,C)
   
Intro: (Fade in)    
 G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D#|--7----------10----------------------7------------------7------------------|
A#|-----0--0-0------0--0-0--10--0--0-0----0--0-0--10--0-0----0----------------|
 F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D#|--7----------10----------------------7-------------------------------------|
A#|-----0--0-0------0--0-0--10--0--0-0-----0--0-0-6p5p3-6p5p3-----------------|
 F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                
 C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D#|--7----------10----------------------7-------------------------------------|
A#|-----0--0-0------0--0-0--10--0--0-0------------3--------5------------------|
 F|-----------------------------------------------3--------5------------------|
A#|-------------------------------------------3-3-3----5-5-5------------------|


Band enters full power 
 C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--7----------12----------5----------7--------------------------------------|
 F|--5----------10----------3----------5--------------------------------------|
A#|-----0--0-0------0--0-0-----0--0-0-----0-0-0-0--6p5-3-6p5-3----------------|


 C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--7----------12----------5----------7---------------3--------5-------------|
 F|--5----------10----------3----------5---------------3--------5-------------|
A#|-----0--0-0------0--0-0-----0--0-0-----0-0-0-0--3-3-3----5-5-5-------------|


Verse:                                         (slowly bend up a half step)
 C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D#|--7-----------------------5------------------9b----------------------------|
A#|--0------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 F|--0------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--0------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  Pm----------------------------------|                                      x8
 C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|-----------3----------------3-----xx--0---3--------------------------------|
 F|--5--3--5----5-----5--3--5-----5--xx--0---3--------------------------------|
A#|----------------------------------xx--0---3--------------------------------|
   (Bass for guitar)             (Fade this in)
 C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 G|-------------------------------3-------------------------------------------|
D#|-------------------------------2-------------------------------------------|
A#|-------------------------------0--------------------------3------5---------|
 F|-------------------------------0--------------------------3------5---------|
A#|--0--0--0--0--0--0--3--5-------0------------------------3-3----5-5---------|

[Chorus]
(Play all this 2x) 
 C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--7----------12----------5----------7--------------------------------------|
 F|--5----------10----------3----------5--------------------------------------|
A#|-----0--0-0------0--0-0-----0--0-0-----0-0-0-0--6p5-3-6p5-3----------------|

                                                                             
 C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--7----------12----------5----------7---------------3--------5-------------|
 F|--5----------10----------3----------5---------------3--------5-------------|
A#|-----0--0-0------0--0-0-----0--0-0-----0-0-0-0--3-3-3----5-5-5-------------|



Repeat verse 

Repeat chorus 
                                                            

[Bridge]
                                    3x Pm-------|                        (Fade in)
 C|----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
 G|----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
D#|----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
A#|--3--0----------------------------|---6-6-6-5--------------------------0----|
 F|--3--0-----6\5--------3-h-5-------|---6-6-6-5--------------------------0----|
A#|--3--0-----6\5---5-3--------5-3---|---6-6-6-5--------------------------0----|   
 
                                    3x Pm------------------|
 C|----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
 G|----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
D#|----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
A#|--3--0----------------------------|---6-6-6-5-----3----5--------------------|
 F|--3--0-----6\5--------3-h-5-------|---6-6-6-5-----3----5--------------------|
A#|--3--0-----6\5---5-3--------5-3---|---6-6-6-5-----3----5--------------------|

Repeat bridge riff while lead does this:
             (Slowly bend up half a step)
 C|--10-----------13------------------15b--------15br-p-13-21b----------------|
 G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Finish with this:
 Pm-----------------|             (Do this with env. Phaser during bass pre chorus)
 C|-------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
 G|-------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
D#|-------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
A#|-------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
 F|--6-6-6-5----3--5--------------|--------------------------------------------|
A#|--6-6-6-5----3--5--------------|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|


Play chorus riff 2x

[Outro]

Guitar 1:
 All this 2x
                                    3x Pm------------------|
 C|----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
 G|----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
D#|----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
A#|--3--0----------------------------|---6-6-6-5-----3----5--------------------|
 F|--3--0-----6\5--------3-h-5-------|---6-6-6-5-----3----5--------------------|
A#|--3--0-----6\5---5-3--------5-3---|---6-6-6-5-----3----5--------------------|

Pm-----------------|             3x
 C|-------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
 G|-------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
D#|-------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
A#|-------------------------------|--7\----------------------------------------|
 F|--6-6-6-5----3--5--------------|--5\----------------------------------------|
A#|--6-6-6-5----3--5--------------|--------------------------------------------|


Guitar 2:

With wah:
                                                                  (Repeat this lick 7 times)
 C|--15b----17b-----21b--------21pb-----21pb----21pb-------10h13p10-----------|
 G|-----------------------------------------------------------------13--------|
D#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 C|--21b------------21pb----21pb----21pb----21pb----21pb----15b---15b--13-----|
 G|----------------------------------------------------------------------15\--|
D#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


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

| /   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

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

            
            
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HostileDrummer 180 Jan 06, 2012 05:52 AM

wow is that tuning even possible? what strings do you use?

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Zoozx80 41 Mar 03, 2012 03:43 PM

At the part after "band enters full power" where its
got the

A# 12
F 10

its supposed to be A# 10
F 8

sorry if that doesn't make sense...

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MrAzat20 141 May 01, 2013 11:18 AM

80's on the low B string as far as I know. Check out the video of their rig on premier guitar's channel on youtube.

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