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Hold On Til May Tab

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              HOLD ON 'TIL MAY(ACOUSTIC) - Pierce The Veil
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Tabbed by: Nano511
E-mail: enano896@hotmail.com

I have created 2 versions of this tab. The first is based off a video of Vic playing the 
song live. The second is a version i created by ear. The second version could also be 
considered a more detailed version, as it splits up the lead and the rhythm.


*******TAB BASED OFF LIVE VIDEO****************************************


Tuning: Half a step down from EADGBe

Chords:
Asus2 => x02200
Ab/B  => 4x4400
A     => 577600
E     => 022100

Verse: Asus2 -> Ab/B
Chorus: A -> Ab/B
Bridge: E -> 0-2 -> Ab/B -> 7 -> A -> 4 -> E
        E -> Ab/B -> A -> E

The tab between the chords in the bridge are on the E string.




*************DETAILED TAB***************************************************

Strumming has not been tabbed because it would take up too
much space so please listen to the song to get the strumming


Verse 1 (0:00-0:28)
D#-0000------0000-------|
A#-0000------0000-------|
F#-9999------8888-------|
C#-7777------6666-------|
G#-7777------6666-------|
C#-7777------6666-------|


Chorus 1 (0:29-0:53)
D#---0-0-0-0-0-0-0----0-----0------0-----------|
A#----0-0-0-0-0-0-0---0--------0---0-----4--0--|
F#--------------------9------------8-----------|
C#-67-----------------7------------6-----------|
G#--------------------7------------6-----------|
C#--------------------7------------6-----------|

D#-0000------0000-------|
A#-0000------0000-------|
F#-9999---6--8888-------|
C#-7777------6666-------|
G#-7777------6666-------|
C#-7777------6666-------|


Post Chorus(0:57-1:08)
Rhythm
D#-0000------0000-------|
A#-0000------0000-------|
F#-9999------8888-------|
C#-7777------6666-------|
G#-7777------6666-------|
C#-7777------6666-------|
Lead
D#---0-------0-------------------|
A#----0-------0------4-------4---|
F#--------------------4-------4--|
C#-67------67------46------46----|
G#-------------------------------|
C#-------------------------------|

Verse 2(same as verse 1 just listen to strumming)

PreChorus(1:33-1:36)
D#----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
A#-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
F#---------------------|
C#--67-----------------|
G#---------------------|
C#---------------------|


Chorus(1:37-2:00)
*Note that I combined the lead with the chords so one person could play it. Make sure to
listen to the song for the strumming. It is not literally 1 chord per beat but it would
take up too much space to write out the strumming
D#-0000-0000--0000-0000------|
A#-0000-0000--0000-0000------|
F#-9899-9899--7888-7888------|  2X
C#-7799-7799--6666-6666------|
G#-7777-7777--6666-6666------|
C#-7777-7777--6666-6666------|


Bridge Pt 1(2:00-2:28)
D#--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-|
A#--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-|
F#------------------------------------------------------------|
C#------------------------------------------------------------|
G#---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11--|
C#--2---------------6-------------9-7-------------------------|

D#-------------------|
A#----0---0----0---0-|
F#-13---9---11---8---|  x2
C#-------------------|
G#-11---7---9----6---|
C#-------------------|

Bridge Pt 2(2:29-3:45)
Rhythm
D#--0000-0000-0000-0000-|
A#--0000-0000-0000-0000-|
F#--4444-8888-9999-4444-| x3
C#--2222-6666-7777-2222-|
G#--2222-6666-7777-2222-|
C#--2222-6666-7777-2222-|

Lead
D#------------...-4-0-2----4-0-2--|
A#------------...--0-0-040--0-0-04|
F#-8h9p8\4----...-----------------|
C#---------4--...-----------------|
G#------------...-----------------|
C#------------...-----------------|

D#---2-4---2-4-2-4---2-4---5---4-----2-4---2-4-2-4-7-|
A#-0-----0---------0-----0---0---0-0-----0-----------|
F#---------------------------------------------------|
C#---------------------------------------------------|
G#---------------------------------------------------|
C#---------------------------------------------------|

D#-5-4---2-4---2-4-2-4---2-4---9---2-4---7---5---4-|
A#-----0-----0---------0-----0---0-----0---0---0---|
F#-------------------------------------------------|
C#-------------------------------------------------|
G#-------------------------------------------------|
C#-------------------------------------------------|

D#-4(tril)-4---------------------------------------|
A#-----------7-5-4-5-7-4-----4-5h7-5p4-5p4---------|
F#--------------------------4-------------4/6\4----|
C#-------------------------6-----------------------|
G#-------------------------------------------------|
C#-------------------------------------------------|

D#-9-12-11-9---------------------------------------------------|
A#-9---------9-10-12-10-9----9-9/10\9--------------------------|
F#-9----------------------11----------------------4-6-4--------|
C#--------------------------------------------4-6-------6-2/4\2|
G#--------------------------------------4-7-4------------------|
C#-------------------------------------------------------------|

D#-----------------|
A#-----------------|
F#-9-9-9--888-4-6-4|
C#-111111-999-6-7-6|
G#-----------------|
C#-----------------|

Chorus(3:46-4:42)
*Note that I combined the lead with the chords so one person could play it. Make sure to
listen to the song for the strumming. It is not literally 1 chord per beat but it would
take up too much space to write out the strumming
*Note that those are 11s not 1s
D#------------------0000-0000--0000-0000---00-00----0--0000-|
A#------------------0000-0000--0000-0000---00-00----0--0000-|
F#-9--8-------------9899-9899--7888-7888---99-99----9--4444-|
C#-------9----------7799-7799--6666-6666---77-77----7--2222-|
G#--------1111111---7777-7777--6666-6666---77-77----7--2222-|
C#-7777777----------7777-7777--6666-6666---77-77----7--2222-|

D#-0000------0000--0-------0-|
A#-0000------0000--0-------0-|
F#-8888------9999--4-------2-|
C#-6666------7777--2---2-1-2-|
G#-6666------7777--2-------2-|
C#-6666------7777--2-------2-|

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

| /   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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Deegoodguy325 wrote on December 7 2012, 08:22 pm

Thank you; this is perfect. And I know what video you got it from. :)

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joeylucier wrote on May 1 2014, 12:29 pm

When Vic plays this with Lindsey or Jenna, in the video sometimes it looks like he uses 202200 instead of x02200 sometimes. But in the video by himself he definitely uses x02200.

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