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Forever Tonight Tab

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Band- Pantera
Song- Forever Tonight

Simon Seipel
simon@simonseipel.de
http://www.simonseipel.de/

----------------------------------------------------------------
/  - slide up to 			\  - slide down to
~  - vibrato				() - let note ring
h  - hammer on			        p  - pull off
b  - bend				r  - release
*  - artificial harmonic
----------------------------------------------------------------


[riff 1]
clean riff, use compressor and a light flanger
all notes in that riff are tapped harmonics

E-|---------------------------------------|
B-|---6----6-5-------3-------5------------|
G-|------------5-------3-------5----------|
D-|-7---7--------5\3-----3/5-----5--------|
A-|---------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------|

for intro repeat 4 times, then play a tabbed
harmonic for the 6th fret on the H string


[riff 2]
main dist. riff, dry sound w/o reverb

at the beginning of the song, play a D5
powerchord, fade it in and then play a
slide down on the two lowest strings
before this riff appears the first time

E-|---------------------------------------|
B-|----------6--5-5----------6--5-5-------|
G-|-----7-7--5--5-5-----7-7--5--5-5-------|
D-|-----7-7--5--5-5-----7-7--5--5-5-------|
A-|-----5-5---------[0]-5-5---------------|
E-|---------------------------------------|

E-|---------------------------------------|
B-|----------6--5-5----------6--5-5-------|
G-|-----3-3--5--5-5-----3-3--5--5-5-------|
D-|-----3-3--5--5-5-----3-3--5--5-5-------|
A-|-[0]-1-1---------[0]-1-1---------------|
E-|---------------------------------------|


[riff 3]
dist. lead guitar played from 00:20 to 00:34

E-|----12b13r12----12---------------------|
B-|-------------13----13----13-----\\-----|
G-|-14-------------------12-(12)---\\-----|
D-|---------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------|

E-|----12b13r12----12---------------------|
B-|-------------13----13----13b15---------|
G-|-14-------------------12---------------|
D-|---------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------|


[riff 4]
dist. bridge

E-|----------------------------------------------------|
B-|----------------------------------------------------|
G-|----------------------------------------------------|
D-|----------------------------------------------------|
A-|----3-5/7--5-7/8-7-8/10---8h10p8--12-12h13p12-10-\\-|
E-|-3~-------------------------------------------------|

E-|----------------------------------------------------|
B-|----------------------------------------------------|
G-|----------------------------------------------------|
D-|----------------------------------------------------|
A-|----3-5/7--5-7/8--7-8/10--8h10p8--------------------|
E-|-3~-------------------------------------------------|

E-|----------------------------------------------------|
B-|----------------------------------------------------|
G-|----------------------------------------------------|
D-|----------------------------------------------------|
A-|-12b13r12b13r12b13r12b13r12b13r12b13r12b13r12b13r12-|
E-|----------------------------------------------------|

E-|----------------------------------------------------|
B-|----------------------------------------------------|
G-|----------------------------------------------------|
D-|----------------------------------------------------|
A-|-12(17)---------------------------------------------|
E-|---------\\-----------------------------------------|

note:	hold down the 12th fret and tap the 17th fret to
	get the very high harmonic dimebag plays in the song


[riff 5]
dist. solo- and chorusbacking

E-|-----------------------------------------|
B-|-----------------------------------------|
G-|-77-777\-3-3-5-5-5-----------------------|
D-|-77-777\-3-3-5-5-5-----------------------|
A-|-55-555\-1-1-3-3-3-----------------------|
E-|-----------.-.---------------------------|


[riff 6]
dist. solo, much reverb
listen to the song for stereo effects

E-|--------------------------------------------|
B-|--------------------------------------------|
G-|-*12b14~-*10b12-*10p9-10p9--/7\-------------|
D-|--------------------------------------------|
A-|--------------------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------------------|

E-|--------------------------------------------|
B-|-------------------------------------13p12~-|
G-|-*12b14r12\-*10b12r10-10p9-*10p9--/7--------|
D-|--------------------------------------------|
A-|--------------------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------------------|

E-|-15b17-15b17-(17)-17r15-17r15-17r15~b16r15--|
B-|--------------------------------------------|
G-|--------------------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------------------|
A-|--------------------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------------------|

E-|-13-12-13-12-12b14r12b13p12----12---13-12---|
B-|----------------------------13--------------|
G-|--------------------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------------------|
A-|--------------------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------------------|

E-|-13-12-13-12-12b14r12b13p12----12-12b15r12~-|
B-|----------------------------13--------------|
G-|--------------------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------------------|
A-|--------------------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------------------|

E-|-------20b22-------18b20-------17b18--------|
B-|-20b22-------18b20-------17b18-------15b17--|
G-|--------------------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------------------|
A-|--------------------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------------------|

E-|--------------------------------------------|
B-|----------------------------------8-10------|
G-|--------7------8----7-9----7-9-10-----------|
D-|-\\8-10---8-10---10-----10------------------|
A-|--------------------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------------------|
      b c  d b c  esc  d e c  d e f  g a


E-|------------10-8-----20b23r20-18-16-15-13---|
B-|----8-10-11------11-------------------------|
G-|-10-----------------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------------------|
A-|--------------------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------------------|
    f  g a  b  d  c b   c->d->c  b  as g  f


E-|-15p13--------------------------------------|
B-|-------15-13----13--------------------------|
G-|-------------15----15-14-15-14-12----12-----|
D-|----------------------------------15----15--|
A-|--------------------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------------------|
    g--f  d  c  b  c  b  a  b  a  g  f  g  f


E-|--------------------------------------------|
B-|--------------------------------------------|
G-|--------------------------------------------|
D-|-14-15-12b15r12b14r12b14r12~\---------------|
A-|--------------------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------------------|
    e  f  d






guitar 1|	guitar2		     |	guitar 3
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INTRO

riff 1	|			     |
riff 1	|			     |
riff 1	|			     |
riff 1	|			     |
	|			     |
	|	riff 2		     |	riff 3
	|	riff 2		     |	()


VERSE 1

	|	riff 2		     |
	|	riff 2		     |


BRIDGE

	|	riff 4		     |


CHORUS

riff 1	|			     |
riff 1	|			     |
riff 1	|			     |
riff 1	|			     |


VERSE 2

	|	riff 2		     |
	|	riff 2		     |


BRIDGE

	|	riff 4		     |


CHORUS

riff 1	|			     |
riff 1	|			     |
riff 1	|			     |
riff 1	|			     |


BRIDGE

	|	riff 4		     |
	|	 (2. half part)	     |


SOLO

	|	riff 5		     |	riff 6
	|	riff 5		     |	()
	|	riff 5		     |	()
	|	riff 5		     |	()
	|	riff 4		     |	()
	|	 (cut before end)    |


VERSE 3

	|	riff 2		     |
	|	riff 2		     |


BRIDGE

	|	riff 4		     |


CHORUS

riff 1	|	riff 5		     |
riff 1	|	riff 5		     |
riff 1	|	riff 5		     |
riff 1	|	riff 5		     |

repeat last chorus and fade out
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shadowofbodom 25 Sep 17, 2005 08:00 PM

the vocals on this song dont sound anything like toms.


just felt you all needed to know that :)

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Kreuger 792 Feb 04, 2007 01:55 PM

For the intro riff, you say they're all tapped harmonics. So do we fret the notes you show and tap it an octave above that? (I believe thats how they work)

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