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Hell Song Tab

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Song: "The Hell Song"
Band: Sum 41
Album: "Does This Look Infected?"
Performed by: Deryck Whibley (vocals, rhythm guitar), Dave Baksh (lead
guitar), Jay McCaslin (bass), and Steve Jocz (drums)
Intro, Verses, and Chorus originally tabbed by: Andres Lazo 
Solo originally tabbed by: Rocko 
Altered/Corrected by: Braden 
Comments: I modified parts of the intros, verse, and solo to my liking.
The solo is exactly the way I play it, and it sounds just fine along
with Dave's killer guitar part.  It is missing some very small components
but I find this way is generally easier to play and goes with the song well.
I will mark the parts I made alterations to (no matter how small) with *'s. 
And lastly- thanks to Andres Lazo and Rocko, wherever you are, for doing the 
brunt of the work with this killer song.

Standard tuning- EADGBe 

Guitar 1=Dave "Brownsound" Baksh
Guitar 2=Deryck "Bizzy D" Whibley

/=slide to
h=hammer on
pm...=palm mute
x=muted string
~=let ring briefly

Intro* (Gtr.1)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------1----------1-----------2----------------------------------|
A|---2-4---2----2-4---2---2-2-4---2-------7-7-6-6------------------|
E|-4----------0----------------------1-1---------------------------|
This is done x3.

Intro* (Gtr.2 comes in after Gtr.1 plays Intro once)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-------------------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|
A|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|
E|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|
This is done x2.

Verse Part A* (Gtr.1) 
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----------------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
E|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
pm.................................................................
This is done x1, and the second time thru, do this instead of the last
set of F#5 chords.
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-4-4-4-4-4-4-5/4---------|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-5/4---------|
E|-2-2-2-2-2-2-3/2---------|
pm....   . 

Verse Part B(1)*(Gtr.1)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------4-4--4--4-4--4------------------|
D|-6-6--6--6-6--6--2-2--2--2-2--2--4-4--4--4-4--4--4-4--4--4-5/4-4-|
A|-6-6--6--6-6--6--2-2--2--2-2--2--2-2--2--2-2--2--4-4--4--4-5/4-4-|
E|-4-4--4--4-4--4--0-0--0--0-0--0------------------2-2--2--2-3/2-2-|
pm....     ...     ...     ...     ...     ...     ...     

Verse Part B(2)*(Gtr.1)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------4-4--4--4-4--4------------------|
D|-6-6--6--6-6--6--2-2--2--2-2--2--4-4--4--4-4--4--4-4--4--4-5/4-4-|
A|-6-6--6--6-6--6--2-2--2--2-2--2--2-2--2--2-2--2--4-4--4--4-5/4-4-|
E|-4-4--4--4-4--4--0-0--0--0-0--0------------------2-2--2--2-3/2-2-|
pm....     ...     ...     ...     ...     ...     ...

Verse Part B(2)*(Gtr.2)
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4------------------|
D|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
E|------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
This comes in when Gtr.1 is playing the 
B5 set of power chords.

Interlude A*(Gtr.1)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------1----------1-----------2----------------------------------|
A|---2-4---2----2-4---2---2-2-4---2-------7-7-6-6------------------|
E|-4----------0----------------------1-1---------------------------|
This is done x2.

Interlude A*(Gtr.2)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-------------------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|
A|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|
E|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|
This is done x2.

Verse Part B(1)*(Gtr.1)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------4-4--4--4-4--4------------------|
D|-6-6--6--6-6--6--2-2--2--2-2--2--4-4--4--4-4--4--4-4--4--4-5/4-4-|
A|-6-6--6--6-6--6--2-2--2--2-2--2--2-2--2--2-2--2--4-4--4--4-5/4-4-|
E|-4-4--4--4-4--4--0-0--0--0-0--0------------------2-2--2--2-3/2-2-|
pm....     ...     ...     ...     ...     ...     ...     

Verse Part B(2)*(Gtr.1)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------4-4--4--4-4--4------------------|
D|-6-6--6--6-6--6--2-2--2--2-2--2--4-4--4--4-4--4--4-4--4--4-5/4-4-|
A|-6-6--6--6-6--6--2-2--2--2-2--2--2-2--2--2-2--2--4-4--4--4-5/4-4-|
E|-4-4--4--4-4--4--0-0--0--0-0--0------------------2-2--2--2-3/2-2-|
pm....     ...     ...     ...     ...     ...     ...

Verse Part B(2)*(Gtr.2)
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4------------------|
D|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
E|------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
Again, Deryck comes in when Gtr.1 is playing the 
B5 set of power chords.

Chorus (Gtrs.1 and 2)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----------------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
E|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
This is done x4.

Right before Solo (Gtr.1)
e|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|--------------------|
D|-6-6--6-6--6-6--6---|
A|-6-6--6-6--6-6--6---|
E|-4-4--4-4--4-4--4---|

Solo*(Gtr.1, Gtr.2 continues chorus)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------11/13-13-13-13-13~-------11/13-13-13-13-13~---------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------11-11-9-8-6-8/9-6-9-6-9-6-9--4-6-8/9-8-4-6-6-8-------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------4h6h6h6--6h7h7h7--7h8h8h8--9h11h11h11---------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
This means hammer on each note 3 times.

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------16------------------|
G|-13-15-15--17-17---18-18/16---16-16-16-16-14----16-16-14/12-14---|
D|-x--x--x---x--x--------------------------------------------------|
A|-11-13-13--15-15-------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|----14-------------------14~-------------------------------------|
B|-16----16-14~--12--14-16------15-12-11-15-12-11-15-12-11-15-12-11|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

Post Solo/Pre Chorus*(Gtr.1)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----------------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
E|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
         ..........................................................
Do this x1.

Post Solo/Pre Chorus*(Gtr.1)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----------------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
E|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
................................................................
Let the last F5 chord ring until:

Chorus (Gtrs.1 and 2)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----------------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
E|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
This is done x4.

Outro*(Gtr.1, Gtr.2 continues Chorus)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------1----------1-----------2----------------------------------|
A|---2-4---2----2-4---2---2-2-4---2-------7-7-6-6------------------|
E|-4----------0----------------------1-1---------------------------|
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Young&Rhoads 90 wrote on March 21 2003, 12:00 am

Good tab except solo is AWFUL! missing notes left right and center.

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guitar41 40 wrote on April 4 2003, 12:00 am

the chorus should be the same as the main riff.

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Glenelg 10 wrote on June 30 2003, 12:00 am

Sounds good except for the solo.
I think you are dead on for the chorus.
Good job.

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