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Amaranth Tab

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Intro

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Contributor
Song: Amaranth
Group: Nightwish
Album: Dark Passion Play

Tabbed by Matt Sells

Palm Mute: M * * *
Slide Up: /
Slide Down: \
Vibrato: ~

-UPDATE: Now in D tuning, as pointed out by yakreig.  Thanks!
-You can still play in drop D, play strings 1-5 two frets lower
-Many of the notes during the verse have slight mute on them. Listen to the song to 
out when to mute
-Two dashes generally represent an eighth note.

Key Signature: D Minor
Tuning: D (D, G, C, F, A, d)

Piano Intro (0:00)
Guitar Intro (0:15)
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|---|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|---|-------------------------7---7-------------------5-5---5-4---4--|
|-2>|-2-2---2-2---2---5-5---5-7---7-2-2-2---2-2---2---5-5---5-4---4--|
|-2>|-2-2---2-2---2---5-5---5-5---5-2-2-2---2-2---2---3-3---3-2---2--|
|-0>|-0-0---0-0---0---3-3---3-------0-0-0---0-0---0------------------|


|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------7---7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--------------------|
|-2-2-2---2-2---2---5-5---5-7---7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3----|
|-2-2-2---2-2---2---5-5---5-5---5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3----|
|-0-0-0---0-0---0---3-3---3-----------------------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1----|
                                                M * *

|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---8-8---7-7---5---2-3-2---2-3-2-------------------------------------|
|---8-8---7-7---5---2-3-2---2-3-2-------------------------------------|
|-0-6-6---5-5---3---0-1-0---0-1-0-------------------------------------|
M *

Verse I (0:33)
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|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
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|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----|
M * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------/7\5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----|
|--------------------------------------------/7\5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0/5\3-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----|
M * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----/5-2----------------------------/7\5-----------------------------|
|----/5-2----------------------------/7\5-----------------------------|
|-0-0/3-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0/5\3-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----|
M * *     * * * * * * * * * * * * * *     * * * * * * * * * * * *

|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----/7-7----------------------------/7-2----/7\5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----|
|----/7-7----------------------------/7-2----/7\5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----|
|-0-0/5-5-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0/5-0-0-0/5\3-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----|
M * *     * * * * * * * * * * * * * *     * *

Lead In (1:03)
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-5-7---5-7-7/\-5-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-7---5-7-7/\-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----|
|-5-7---5-7-7/\-5-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-7---5-7-7/\-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----|
|-3-5---3-5-5/\-3-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-5---3-5-5/\-3-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-----|

Chorus I (1:11)
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------5---5-----------7---7-----------5---5-----------7---7-----|
|-2-2-2---2-5---5---5-5---5-7---7-2-2-2---2-5---5---5-5---5-7---7-----|
|-2-2-2---2-3---3---5-5---5-5---5-2-2-2---2-3---3---5-5---5-5---5-----|
|-0-0-0---0---------3-3---3-------0-0-0---0---------3-3---3-----------|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------5---5-----------7---7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---------------------|
|-2-2-2---2-5---5---5-5---5-7---7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----|
|-2-2-2---2-3---3---5-5---5-5---5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----|
|-0-0-0---0---------3-3---3-----------------------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-----|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---8-8---7-7---5---2-3-2---2-3-2---8-8---7-7---5---2-3-2---2-3-2-----|
|---8-8---7-7---5---2-3-2---2-3-2---8-8---7-7---5---2-3-2---2-3-2-----|
|-0-6-6---5-5---3---0-1-0---0-1-0-0-6-6---5-5---3---0-1-0---0-1-0-----|
M *                               *

Verse II (1:33)
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------9-----9~~~~---------------------5-----5~~~~---------|
|----/5-2---------9-----9~~~~--------/7\5---------5-----5~~~~---------|
|----/5-2----------------------------/7\5-----------------------------|
|-0-0/3-0-0-0-0-0-----------------0-0/5\3-0-0-0-0---------------------|
M * *     * * * *                 * *     * * * *

|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------7-----7~~~~-----------------------------------------|
|----/7-7---------7-----7~~~~--------/7-2----/7\5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----|
|----/7-7----------------------------/7-2----/7\5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----|
|-0-0/5-5-0-0-0-0-----------------0-0/5-0-0-0/5\3-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----|
M * *     * * * *                 * *

Lead In (1:48)
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-5-7---5-7-7/\-5-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-7---5-7-7/\-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----|
|-5-7---5-7-7/\-5-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-7---5-7-7/\-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----|
|-3-5---3-5-5/\-3-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-5---3-5-5/\-3-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-----|

Chorus II (1:56)
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------5---5-----------7---7-----------5---5-----------7---7-----|
|-2-2-2---2-5---5---5-5---5-7---7-2-2-2---2-5---5---5-5---5-7---7-----|
|-2-2-2---2-3---3---5-5---5-5---5-2-2-2---2-3---3---5-5---5-5---5-----|
|-0-0-0---0---------3-3---3-------0-0-0---0---------3-3---3-----------|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------5---5-----------7---7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---------------------|
|-2-2-2---2-5---5---5-5---5-7---7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----|
|-2-2-2---2-3---3---5-5---5-5---5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----|
|-0-0-0---0---------3-3---3-----------------------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-----|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------5---5-----------7---7-----------5---5-----------7---7-----|
|-2-2-2---2-5---5---5-5---5-7---7-2-2-2---2-5---5---5-5---5-7---7-----|
|-2-2-2---2-3---3---5-5---5-5---5-2-2-2---2-3---3---5-5---5-5---5-----|
|-0-0-0---0---------3-3---3-------0-0-0---0---------3-3---3-----------|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------5---5-----------7---7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----|
|-2-2-2---2-5---5---5-5---5-7---7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----|
|-2-2-2---2-3---3---5-5---5-5---5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----|
|-0-0-0---0---------3-3---3-------------------------------------------|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---8-8---7-7---5---2-3-2---2-3-2---8-8---7-7---5---2-3-2---2-3-2-----|
|---8-8---7-7---5---2-3-2---2-3-2---8-8---7-7---5---2-3-2---2-3-2-----|
|-0-6-6---5-5---3---0-1-0---0-1-0---6-6---5-5---3---0-1-0---0-1-0-----|
M *                               

Bridge (2:33)
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-5---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-5-----|
|---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-5---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-5-----|
|-0-0-1-0---0-1-0---0-1-0---0-1-3-0-0-1-0---0-1-0---0-1-0---0-1-3-----|
M *                               *

|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-5---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-5-----|
|---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-5---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-5-----|
|-0-0-1-0---0-1-0---0-1-0---0-1-3-0-0-1-0---0-1-0---0-1-0---0-1-3-----|
M *                               *

|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-5---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-5-2---|
|---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-5---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-5-2---|
|-0-0-1-0---0-1-0---0-1-0---0-1-3-0-0-1-0---0-1-0---0-1-0---0-1-3-0---|
M *                               *

Piano Bridge (2:56)
Last Measure
|-------------------|
|-------------------|
|-------------------|
|-------------4---4-|
|-------------4---4-|
|-------------2---2-|

Chorus III (3:11)
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------7---7-----------9---9-----------7---7-----------9---9-----|
|-4-4-4---4-7---7---7-7---7-9---9-4-4-4---4-7---7---7-7---7-9---9-----|
|-4-4-4---4-5---5---7-7---7-7---7-4-4-4---4-5---5---7-7---7-7---7-----|
|-2-2-2---2---------5-5---5-------2-2-2---2---------5-5---5-----------|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------7---7-----------9---9-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---------------------|
|-4-4-4---4-7---7---7-7---7-9---9-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----|
|-4-4-4---4-5---5---7-7---7-7---7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----|
|-2-2-2---2---------5-5---5-----------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------7---7-----------9---9-----------7---7-----------9---9-----|
|-4-4-4---4-7---7---7-7---7-9---9-4-4-4---4-7---7---7-7---7-9---9-----|
|-4-4-4---4-5---5---7-7---7-7---7-4-4-4---4-5---5---7-7---7-7---7-----|
|-2-2-2---2---------5-5---5-------2-2-2---2---------5-5---5-----------|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------7---7-----------9---9-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---------------------|
|-4-4-4---4-7---7---7-7---7-9---9-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----|
|-4-4-4---4-5---5---7-7---7-7---7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----|
|-2-2-2---2---------5-5---5-----------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----|

Outro (3:41)
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|-2-8-8---7-7---5-5-2-3-2-2-2-3-2-2-8-8---7-7---5---2-3-2---2-3-2-----|
|-2-8-8---7-7---5-5-2-3-2-2-2-3-2-2-8-8---7-7---5---2-3-2---2-3-2-----|
|-0-6-6-0-5-5-0-3-3-0-1-0-0-0-1-0-0-6-6-0-5-5-0-3---0-1-0---0-1-0-----|
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yakreig wrote on August 14 2007, 03:29 pm

emppu plays most of his songs from century child onwards like this:
DGCFAD

but other than that a good tab

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Corey Taylor wrote on August 30 2007, 05:03 pm

very nice tab, sounds awesome, thank you!

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NeoNoks wrote on February 6 2008, 09:32 am

good tab..but how this is intermediate? just power chords

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