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ALONE IN THE DARK (Bassline)
As recorded by Testament
(From the 1987 Album THE LEGACY)

Transcribed by cbliss66@aol.com
	

Words by Souza Music by Skolnick and Peterson
Arranged by Testament

Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Bass'

   Intro Solo
    Moderately Q=140
   4/4
    Gtr I
    W          +W           W          +W
||-----------|------------|----------|---------||
||o----------|------------|----------|--------o||
||o----------|------------|----------|--------o||
||--5--------|-(5)--------|-1--------|-(1)-----||


  H    a E Q  E   +E  E Q  E E E E
|---------------|------------------|
|------5h7-5----|----------------7-|
|-------------7-|-(7)-6-5------7---|
|-5-------------|------------5-----|


  Q.   S S S E S S S E   S S S E S S S E S S S S E
|----------------------|-2-2-0---------------------|
|--------------3-3-2-0-|-------3-3-3-2-0-----------|
|------3-3-2-0---------|---------------------------|
|-1--------------------|-----------------3-3-3-1-0-|


       |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
  Q  a E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E   W
|------------------------|-------------------------|------|
|----5h7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5---5-----|------|
|------------------------|-----------------7---7-5-|-8----|
|-5----------------------|-------------------------|------|


                    Fast Rock Q=194
  E E H.        +W            Wx3          H    Q  Q
|-------------|------------||------------|------------|
|-------------|------------||------------|------------|
|-5-7-8-------|-(8)--------||------------|---------3--|
|-------------|------------||------------|------1-----|


  E H.      E   E H.      E   E H.      E    E Q.   Q  Q
|-------------|-------------|-------------|---------------||
|-------------|-------------|-------------|---------------||
|-0-----------|-0-----------|-0-----------|-12---------3--||
|-------------|-------------|-------------|---------1-----||


                                                      1.,2.,3.
    E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E Q    E E Q  Q  Q    4x
||-----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
||o-------------1--|----------------|-------------1--|---------------o||
||o-0-0-0-0-0-0----|-0-0-0-0-0-0-1--|-0-0-0-0-0-0----|-0-0-0-----3---o||
||-----------------|----------------|----------------|--------1-------||


                  1st and Last Verses
  4.
               $
  E Q.   Q  Q      E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E Q
|--------------||-----------------|----------------|----------------|
|--------------||o-------------1--|----------------|-------------1--|
|-0---------3--||o-0-0-0-0-0-0----|-0-0-0-0-0-0-1--|-0-0-0-0-0-0----|
|--------1-----||-----------------|----------------|----------------|


                     Chorus
  E E Q  Q  Q         E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E Q
|---------------||-||----------------|----------------|-----------------|
|--------------o||-||-------------1--|----------------|-------------1---|
|-0-0-0-----3--o||-||-0-0-0-0-0-0----|-0-0-0-0-0-0-1--|-0-0-0-0-0-0-----|
|--------1------||-||----------------|----------------|-----------------|


  E E Q  Q  Q    E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E Q
|--------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|--------------|-------------1--|----------------|-------------1--|
|-0-0-0-----3--|-0-0-0-0-0-0----|-0-0-0-0-0-0-1--|-0-0-0-0-0-0----|
|--------1-----|----------------|----------------|----------------|


                                        Breakdown
  E E Q  Q  Q    W          H    H       E E E E E E E E
|--------------|----------|-----------||-----------------|
|--------------|----------|-3---------||-----------------|
|-0-0-0--1--3--|-5--------|------3----||-----------------|
|--------------|----------|-----------||-2-2-2-2-3s2-2-2-|


  E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E E E
|----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|
|----------------|-----------------|-------1-4-0-4--|-----------------|
|---------2-0-3--|-----------------|---0-3----------|-----------------|
|-2-2-2-2--------|-2-2-2-2-3s2-2-2-|-2--------------|-2-2-2-2-3s2-2-2-|


                                                    2nd Verse
                                        To Coda
  E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E E E   E H.      E     E E E E E E Q
|----------------|-----------------|-------------||-----------------|
|----------------|-----------------|-------------||o-------------1--|
|---------2-0-3--|-----------------|-------------||o-0-0-0-0-0-0----|
|-2-2-2-2--------|-2-2-2-2-3s2-2-2-|-2-----------||-----------------|


                                                       Chorus II
  E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E Q    E E Q  Q  Q   4x    E E E E E E Q
|----------------|----------------|---------------||-||-----------------|
|----------------|-------------1--|--------------o||-||-------------1---|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-1--|-0-0-0-0-0-0----|-0-0-0-----3--o||-||-0-0-0-0-0-0-----|
|----------------|----------------|--------1------||-||-----------------|


  E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E Q    E E Q  Q  Q    E E E E E E Q
|----------------|----------------|--------------|----------------|
|----------------|-------------1--|--------------|-------------1--|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-1--|-0-0-0-0-0-0----|-0-0-0-----3--|-0-0-0-0-0-0----|
|----------------|----------------|--------1-----|----------------|


  E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E Q    E E Q  Q  Q    W
|----------------|----------------|--------------|------|
|----------------|-------------1--|--------------|------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-1--|-0-0-0-0-0-0----|-0-0-0--1--3--|-5----|
|----------------|----------------|--------------|------|


              Breakdown II
  H    H       E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E E E
|-----------||-----------------|----------------|-----------------|
|-3---------||-----------------|----------------|-----------------|
|------3----||-----------------|---------2-0-3--|-----------------|
|-----------||-2-2-2-2-3s2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2--------|-2-2-2-2-3s2-2-2-|


  E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E E E
|----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|
|-------1-4-0-4--|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|
|---0-3----------|-----------------|---------2-0-3--|-----------------|
|-2--------------|-2-2-2-2-3s2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2--------|-2-2-2-2-3s2-2-2-|


                3rd Verse
  E H.      E    E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E Q
|-------------||----------------|----------------|----------------|
|-------------||-------------1--|----------------|-------------1--|
|-------------||-0-0-0-0-0-0----|-0-0-0-0-0-0-1--|-0-0-0-0-0-0----|
|-2-----------||----------------|----------------|----------------|


  E E Q  Q  Q    E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E Q
|--------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|--------------|-------------1--|----------------|-------------1--|
|-0-0-0-----3--|-0-0-0-0-0-0----|-0-0-0-0-0-0-1--|-0-0-0-0-0-0----|
|--------1-----|----------------|----------------|----------------|


                 Interlude
  E Q.   Q  Q     H    E E E E   +E  E E Q  E E E   W
|--------------||--------------|------------------|------|
|--------------||------7p5---7-|-(7)-5---7--5-----|------|
|-0---------3--||----------7---|-------7------5-7-|-8----|
|--------1-----||-5------------|------------------|------|


  E E E Q  E E E   H    E E E E   +E  E E Q  E E E   W
|----------------|--------------|------------------|------|
|----------------|------7p5---7-|-(7)-5---7--5-----|------|
|-8-7-5-7--5-5-7-|----------7---|-------7------5-7-|-8----|
|----------------|-5------------|------------------|------|


  E E E Q  E E E    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E E E
|----------------||-----------------|----------------|-----------------|
|----------------||-----------------|----------------|-----------------|
|-8-7-5-7--5-5-7-||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-7--|-----------------|
|----------------||-----------------|----------------|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|


  E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E E E
|----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|
|----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|
|-------------3--|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-7--|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
|-1-1-1-1-1-1----|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|


                     Guitar Solo
  E E E E E E E E     E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------||o-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-||o-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|-----------------||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|


  E E Q  Q  Q   4x    H    Q.   E   W          H    Q.   E
|---------------||-||-------------|----------|--------------|
|--------------o||-||-------------|----------|--------------|
|-0-0-0--------o||-||-------------|----------|--------------|
|--------1--0---||-||-1----3----5-|-5--------|-1----3----5--|


  W          H    Q.   E   W          H    Q.   E
|----------|-------------|----------|-------------|
|----------|-------------|----------|-------------|
|----------|-------------|----------|-------------|
|-5--------|-1----3----5-|-5--------|-1----3----0-|


            2/4       4/4
  W          +H        Wx3          E E Q  Q  Q
|----------|--------||------------|--------------|
|----------|--------||------------|--------------|
|----------|--------||------------|-0-0-0-----3--|
|-0--------|-(0)----||------------|--------1-----|


                                             D.S. al Coda
  E H.      E   E H.      E   E H.      E    E Q.   Q  Q
|-------------|-------------|-------------|---------------||
|-------------|-------------|-------------|---------------||
|-0-----------|-0-----------|-0-----------|-12---------3--||
|-------------|-------------|-------------|---------1-----||


 Outro
  &
  E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E Q    E E Q  Q  Q
|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------|
|-------------1--|----------------|-------------1--|--------------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0----|-0-0-0-0-0-0-1--|-0-0-0-0-0-0----|-0-0-0-----3--|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------1-----|


  E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E Q    E H.      E
|----------------|----------------|----------------|-------------*|
|-------------1--|----------------|-------------1--|-------------*|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0----|-0-0-0-0-0-0-1--|-0-0-0-0-0-0----|-0-----------*|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|-------------*|



Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
 - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <> - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths

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