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Weight Of The Dead tab

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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                     WEIGHT OF THE DEAD - Swallow The Sun
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Tuning: Drop C



Intro, part 1:
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---2----------8-----2----------8-------------------------------------------|
G|---2----2-2-2-8-----2----2-2-2-8-------------------------------------------|
C|---2----2-2-2-8-----2----2-2-2-8----/13-13-13-13-13-13-15-15-15-15-15-15---| (x 2)
PM        . . .            . . .


Intro, part 2:
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------|
C|-----------------------------------|
G|---------------1-------------------|
C|---2-----4------------3----3-4-3---| (x 4)
  (x 9) (x 3) (x 12) (x 9)


Intro, part 3 (this is where the high-pitched keyboard enters):
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---2---------2---------8---------8---------8---------8-----------|
G|---2---2-2-2-2---2-2-2-8---8-8-8-8---8-8-8-8---8-8-8-8---8-8-8---|
C|---2---2-2-2-2---2-2-2-8---8-8-8-8---8-8-8-8---8-8-8-8---8-8-8---|
PM       . . .     . . .     . . .     . . .     . . .     . . .

D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---2---------2---------8---------8---------8-----------------------------------------|
G|---2---2-2-2-2---2-2-2-8---8-8-8-8---8-8-8-8-----------------------------------------|
C|---2---2-2-2-2---2-2-2-8---8-8-8-8---8-8-8-8---13-13-13-13-13-13-15-15-15-15-15-15---|
PM       . . .     . . .     . . .     . . .

After part 3, play part 2 again two times.


Verse (clean sound):
D|-----------------|
A|---3-------------|
F|-------2--3--2---|
C|-----------------|
G|-----------------|
C|-----------------| (repeated MANY times)


Verse (distorted guitar):
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------|
C|---0---------------5-------3---2---|
G|---0---------------5---------------|
C|---0-----3---2--3--5---------------| (x 4)


Keyboard melody transitioned to guitar:
D|--------------------17---------------|
A|---17-----18---20----------17---18---|
F|-------------------------------------|
C|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
C|-------------------------------------| (x 2)

Then play verse (distorted guitar) again 4 times and enter bridge.


Bridge:
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-------7--7--5--5-----------5-------------------7------------------------------|
G|---5---------------8--7--8--------8---7--8--8-------5---5h7-8--8p7-7--7h8--7---|
C|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------| (x 3)

D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-------7--7--5--5-----------5-------------------7------------------1---1---|
G|---5---------------8--7--8--------8---7--8--8-------5---5h7-8--8p7-1---1---|
C|-------------------------------------------------------------------1---1---|


Interlude (repeats this palm-muted power chord several times):
D|-------|
A|-------|
F|-------|
C|-------|
G|---0---|
C|---0---|
PM   .


Keyboard melody transitioned to guitar (repeated MANY times):
D|-------17--15--13-------15--13--12---|
A|---15---------------15---------------|
F|-------------------------------------|
C|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
C|-------------------------------------| 


Interlude background melody:
("There was so much in me that I trusted but so little I knew...")
NOTE: Tremolo picking, listen to the song for the rhytm.
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
F|---14---12-14-15-14-12----14------------12--------------|
C|-----------------------------15---14-15----15-14---15---|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
C|--------------------------------------------------------| (x 3)


Outro:
(the C5 power chord is actually played on another guitar,
but you can play the whole thing with one, although it doesn't
sound the same since the 2 guitars have a different sound)
D|------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------|
C|---------3--3--2--2----5--5--2--2---|
G|---(0)------------------------------|
C|---(0)------------------------------| (x 16)


Outro lead melody (enters on the 11th repeat):
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|
F|---12-14-15-14-12--12----9-10-12-10-9--9---|
C|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
C|-------------------------------------------| (x 6)



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

| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| b   Bend
| br  Bend release

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

            
            
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surgikal 218 May 25, 2010 06:38 AM

not too sure about those 13's and 15's at the end of the first riff, or the first keyboard transcription, but id say the bulk of it is pretty good..

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