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                      NO SURPRISE - Theory of a Deadman
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Tabbed by: Tyler Greig

Email: gtheleadguitarist@hotmail.com


Tuning: Drop D


INTRO (distortion on for last B5)
e|-------------|-------------|
B|-------------|-------------|
G|--4~---------|--7-7-5-7-5--|
D|--4-------2~-|--7-7-5-7-5--|
A|--2~----3~---|--5-5-3-5-3--|
E|------5~-----|-------------|

MAIN RIFF
e|--/7-7-----------------------------/7-7-------------------------|
B|------7--------------------------------7------------------------|
G|--------8-8h9p8-11-11-9-8----------------8-8h9p8-7-7-5h7p5-4v\--|
D|--------------------------------9-------------------------------|
A|--------------------------7-7h9---------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

VERSE (clean)
    V V  V V ^V^ V V
e|--------------------|-------------|
B|--------------------|-------------|
G|--4-4--4-4-444-5-5--|--7-7-5-7-5--|
D|--4-4--4-4-444-5-5--|--7-7-5-7-5--|
A|--2-2--2-2-222-3-3--|--5-5-3-5-3--|
E|--------------------|-------------|
repeat first part however many times, then play second part, then back to first

CHORUS (Well it ain't no surprise)
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|------------------7-7------------------------|
D|-5-55-55-55-55-55-7-7-7-77-77-77-77-77-77-77-|
A|-5-55-55-55-55-55-5-5-7-77-77-77-77-77-77-77-|
E|-5-55-55-55-55-55-----7-77-77-77-77-77-77-77-| x4

MAIN RIFF
e|--/7-7-----------------------------/7-7-------------------------|
B|------7--------------------------------7------------------------|
G|--------8-8h9p8-11-11-9-8----------------8-8h9p8-7-7-5h7p5-4v\--|
D|--------------------------------9-------------------------------|
A|--------------------------7-7h9---------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

VERSE 2 (clean)
    V V  V V ^V^ V V
e|--------------------|-------------|
B|--------------------|-------------|
G|--4-4--4-4-444-5-5--|--7-7-5-7-5--|
D|--4-4--4-4-444-5-5--|--7-7-5-7-5--|
A|--2-2--2-2-222-3-3--|--5-5-3-5-3--|
E|--------------------|-------------|


e|-/7-7----------------------------------------7777-------------7777----------77---|
B|-----7---------------------------7777----7777-----7777----7777-----7777-77-------|
G|-------8-8h9p8-7-7-5h7p5-4v\---------8888-------------8888----------------88--88-|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

CHORUS
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|------------------7-7------------------------|
D|-5-55-55-55-55-55-7-7-7-77-77-77-77-77-77-77-|
A|-5-55-55-55-55-55-5-5-7-77-77-77-77-77-77-77-|
E|-5-55-55-55-55-55-----7-77-77-77-77-77-77-77-| x4


MAIN RIFF
e|--/7-7-----------------------------/7-7-------------------------|
B|------7--------------------------------7------------------------|
G|--------8-8h9p8-11-11-9-8----------------8-8h9p8-7-7-5h7p5-4v\--|
D|--------------------------------9-------------------------------|
A|--------------------------7-7h9---------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|


BRIDGE (distortion on for last B5)
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|-4~------4---------4----------4----------4\--|
D|---------4------2~-4-------2~-4-------2~-4\--|
A|---------2----3~---2-----3~---2-----3~---2\--|
E|------------5~---------5~---------5~---------|

CHORUS
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|------------------7-7------------------------|
D|-5-55-55-55-55-55-7-7-7-77-77-77-77-77-77-77-|
A|-5-55-55-55-55-55-5-5-7-77-77-77-77-77-77-77-|
E|-5-55-55-55-55-55-----7-77-77-77-77-77-77-77-| x4


MAIN RIFF
e|--/7-7-----------------------------/7-7-----------------------------|
B|------7--------------------------------7----------------------------|
G|--------8-8h9p8-11-11-9-8----------------8-8h9p8-11-11-9-8----------|
D|--------------------------------9--------------------------------9--|
A|--------------------------7-7h9----------------------------7-7h9----|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

MAIN RIFF
e|--/7-7-----------------------------/7-7-------------------------|
B|------7--------------------------------7------------------------|
G|--------8-8h9p8-11-11-9-8----------------8-8h9p8-7-7-5h7p5-4v\--|
D|--------------------------------9-------------------------------|
A|--------------------------7-7h9---------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

Do the final slide slowly, and you're done.


| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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undecided_gtr 40 Mar 28, 2005 07:00 PM

that song is in Drop B (B F# B E G# C#)

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dbzrage3k 703 Apr 03, 2005 08:00 PM

I assumed so, as most of their songs are, but long as it sounds right in the tuning i've got it set for, right? :)

If you want to play it in drop b, just move everything up 3 frets.

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dbzrage3k 703 Apr 03, 2005 08:00 PM

I assumed so, as most of their songs are, but long as it sounds right in the tuning i've got it set for, right? :)

If you want to play it in drop b, just move everything up 3 frets.

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