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Silvergun Superman Tab

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D A D G B E
Stone Temple Pilots - "Silvergun Superman"
From the "Purple" EP
tabbed by jjhand
Tuning - Drop D (DADGBE), 2 Guitars 

This song has of the heaviest STP riffs, but a few alternate chords  The song's 
ending is abrupt but the solo is awesome. Please rate or comment.


Heavy Intro:
  Guitar 1    play this bar 3x                  End Intro:
E|-------    |---------------------------|    |----------------------------------|
B|-------    |---------------------------|    |----------------------------------|
G|-------    |---------------------------|    |----------------------------------|
D|--3-3--    |--0-----0----0-----0---3-3-|    |--0---0-0---0--2--3-3-3-3-3-2-2-0-|
A|--3-3--    |--0-----0----0-----0---3-3-|    |--0---0-0---0--2--3-3-3-3-3-2-2-0-|
D|--3-3--    |--0-----0----0-----0---3-3-|    |--0---0-0---0--2--3-3-3-3-3-2-2-0-|
 |                   PM         PM
 |Guitar 2 (w/ wah)
E|-------    |---------------------------|    |---------------------------|
B|-------    |---------------------------|    |---------------------------|
G|-------    |---------------------------|    |---------------------------|
D|-------    |---------------------------|    |---------------------------|
A|-------    |-----0-2-5-3----0-2-5--2b3~|    |----0-2-5--2__b___3--2~~---| vibrato here alters
D|-------    |---------------------------|    |---------------------------| pitch significantly

During 'Heavy Intro', a 3rd guitar part plays a ringing D5 chord in each bar:
  Guitar 3:
E|--------------|
B|-3------------|
G|-2------------|
D|-0------------|
A|--------------|
D|--------------|


Verses (Both guitars)
play 4x
E|---------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
D|--0----0-3-3-3-0--5-6-7---10p7--10-12--|--0----0-3-3-3-0--5-6-7-6---5-3~--|
A|--0----0-3-3-3-0--5-6-7---10p7--10-12--|--0----0-3-3-3-0--5-6-7-6---5-3~--|
D|--0----0-3-3-3-0--5-6-7---10p7--10-12--|--0----0-3-3-3-0--5-6-7-6---5-3~--|

Chorus -
    D                    Bb7                  C                  D         Bb/G  C
E|--2----2--2-0-2-2-1-|-(1)-1--1--1--1--1-1-|-0---0--0--0-0-0--|-2--2-2-2----3---0---|
B|--3----3--3-3-3-3-3-|-(3)-3--3--3--3--3-3-|-1---1--1--1-1-1--|-3--3-3-3----3---1---|
G|--2----2--2-2-2-2-1-|-(1)-1--1--1--1--1-1-|-0---0--0--0-0-0--|-2--2-2-2----0---0---|
D|--0----0--0-0-0-0-3-|-(3)-3--3--3--3--3-3-|-2---2--2--2-2-2--|-0--0-0-0----0---2---|
A|--------------------|---------------------|-3---3--3--3-3-3--|-------------1---3---|
D|--------------------|---------------------|------------------|---------------------|

|--2----2-2-0-2-2-1-|-(1)-1--1--1--1--1-1-|-0---0--0--0-0-0--|
|--3----3-3-3-3-3-3-|-(3)-3--3--3--3--3-3-|-1---1--1--1-1-1--|
|--2----2-2-2-2-2-1-|-(1)-1--1--1--1--1-1-|-0---0--0--0-0-0--|
|--0----0-0-0-0-0-3-|-(3)-3--3--3--3--3-3-|-2---2--2--2-2-2--|
|-------------------|---------------------|-3---3--3--3-3-3--|
|-------------------|---------------------|------------------|

|-2--2--2----------------------|
|-3--3--3----------------------|
|-2--2--2----------------------|
|-0--0--0--0-2-3-3-3-3-3-2-2-0-|
|----------0-2-3-3-3-3-3-2-2-0-|
|----------0-2-3-3-3-3-3-2-2-0-|



Verse 2 (same as verse 1)


Chorus 2 (same as before)

End Chorus 2 (both parts mixed in)
E|----------------------------|-----------------------------|------------|
B|----------------------------|-----------------------------|------------|
G|----------------------------|-----------------------------|------------|
D|-0------0-2-3-3-3-3-3-2-2-0-|--0------0-2-3-3-3-3-3-2-2-0-|-0----------|
A|-0------0-2-3-3-3-3-3-2-2-0-|--10b12--0-2-3-3-3-3-3-2-2-0-|-0----------|
D|-0------0-2-3-3-3-3-3-2-2-0-|---------0-2-3-3-3-3-3-2-2-0-|-0----------|


Break (let strings ring)
  play bar 3x                       fourth bar is:
E|------------------------7----|   -----------------7-7-7-7-7---|
B|----------5-------------6----|   ----------5------6-6-6-6-6---|
G|-------7-----7-------5-------|   -------7-----7---------------|
D|--6/7-----------6/7----------|   --6/7------------------------|
A|--5-------------5------------|   --5--------------------------|
D|-----------------------------|   -----------------------------|

  play bar 3x                       eighth bar is:
E|------------------------7----|   -----------------------------|
B|----------5-------------6----|   -----------------------------|
G|-------7-----7-------5-------|   -------7---------------------|
D|--6/7-----------6/7----------|   --6/7--------------------3-3-|
A|--5-------------5------------|   --5----------------------3-3-|
D|-----------------------------|   -------------------------3-3-|


Play Intro again


Play Chorus again 2x
In 8th bar of chorus before repeat, Solo begins

Solo                   * Chorus begins repeat
E|--------------------|-------------------------|--------------------------|
B|--------------------|-------------------------|--------------------------|
G|--------------------|-11---11-----11/12\11-10-|-(10~)----------10--10h12-|
D|--10-11-12----------|-------------------------|--------/12~--------------|
A|-----------12-11-10-|-9~---9~------9/10\9---8-|-(8~)---------------------|
D|--------------------|-------------------------|--------------------------|

E|-------------------------------------------------|------10-------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|-----------13--13b15-13b15-|
G|-12b14r12-10h12-10----10h12-12b14r12-10h12-10-12-|-10b11---------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|---------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|---------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|---------------------------|

E|---------------------10b12--|----------------------------------|
B|-13b15--13b15~~~------------|-13--12h13-10b12------------10-12-|
G|----------------------------|----------------------11~---------|
D|----------------------------|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------|----------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|-13-12h13p12-10-12--10h12p10--10------------------------|
G|----------------------------12----12h14p12-11-12-11-----|
D|----------------------------------------------------12--|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|

E|---------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|------------13____----------10_____-------|
G|-12b14r12b14r12b14---------------------------|-12b14r12b14__(14)r12--10b11__11r10-------|
D|---------------------12-12-12------12------x-|------------------------------------12/14-|
A|-----------------------------10b11---10b11-x-|------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|

E|----------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------12-14-14b17-|-14b17~~~--14bbbb17---12-14-14b17-|
D|-10~~----10-12-12b15-12b15~~------------|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------|----------------------------------|

E|--------x-10-10-14b16r14-10----10-|-14p10--10-14p10--10-14p10--10-14p10--10--14/17-|
B|---------------------------13-----|------13--------13--------13--------13----------|
G|-14b17~~\-------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|

E|-16--15--14\------13-15-13b14-------------|----13b14-------------15-17b20---------|
B|--------------/15------------15--15-13-15-|-15------------15-/19------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|

E|--(17b20)----------------10---------------------------------|
B|-------------15\------------13p10-----10--------------------|
G|--------------------12b14--------1210---12-10h11------------|
D|------------------------------------------------12-10-------|
A|------------------------------------------------------12-10-|
D|------------------------------------------------------------|

   * Chorus repeats (vocals re-enter too)
E|---------------------|------------------------|-----------------------------------|------14b16-|
B|---------------------|------------------x-x-x-|-12b13r12-12b13~---12b13r12-10-12--|-10~--------|
G|-11~---11~--11-12-11-|-10---10-------10-x-x-x-|-----------------------------------|------------|
D|---------------------|---------/12------------|-----------------------------------|------------|
A|-9~----9~----9-10-9--|-8----8-----------------|-----------------------------------|------------|
D|---------------------|------------------------|-----------------------------------|------------|

E|-14b15-14p10-----10--------|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------13b15--13p10---|----------------------------------------------------10h12h13-|
G|------------------------10-|-12-10h11-----------------------------------10h11h12---------|
D|---------------------------|--------10h12-10-----------------------10-12-----------------|
A|---------------------------|----------------12-10-8--8--12-10-8-/12----------------------|
D|---------------------------|-----------------------12-10---------------------------------|

E|-12p10-10-13-12-10--10---------15b17-13-15-|-13b14-10----10-13b14r13-13b14r13--|
B|------------------13--13b15\---------------|----------13-----------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|

E|-13b14r13-13b14----17b20--17-16-15--15-|-15b17r15--15--------------------10-----------------------|
B|----------------15----------------18---|---------18--18-15-b17r15------10--13p10------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|---------------------------12b14--------12-b14r12-10-12~~\|
D|---------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------------|

E|------13-13----13-------14-----13-----14-----13\--|------------------|
B|-12b14___14r12b14r12--15--13h15--12h15--13h15-----|---------------3--|end!
G|--------------------------------------------------|---------------3--|
D|--------------------------------------------------|---------------0--|
A|--------------------------------------------------|------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|------------------|

key:
h  - hammer-on
p  - pull-off
b  - bend
r  - release bent string
__ - hold note while playing another string
/  - slide up
\  - slide down
x  - muted strings
~  - vibrato
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JimBonJovi wrote on November 27 2008, 02:03 pm

Superb. I had a hunch it was Drop-D, too heavy not to be.

Cheers.

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jjhand wrote on November 27 2008, 02:23 pm

Thanks Jim!

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chronic_stp wrote on December 6 2008, 02:26 am

dude... i love you. ive been trying to find a decent tab for this song for a while and it looks 100% to me. 5*

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