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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE--------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the#
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research.#
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------#
#-- File created with Instab - http://www.pconline.com/~smcarey/instab.html --#
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------#

Author/Artist: Queensryche
Title: Spreading The Disease
Album: Operation: Mindcrime
Transcribed by: Raven
Email: grans@earthlink.net

---\------|-----0------0-----0-----0-----0--|--0------------------------------|
----\-----|-12-----10-----8-----7-----3/-5-*|--5------------------------------|
-----\----|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
------\---|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
-------\--|--------------------------------*|---------------------------------|
-0------\-|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
 intro      repeat 4 times over rhythm guitar, then hold the unison E notes

------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
-------------------------------------------------------------------2----------|
--------------------------------------7-----10-----9----------10---2----------|
-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0---0-0----0-0------0--0--8----0----------|
 verse riff-palm mute the low E string

------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
--------------------------------x-x-------------------------------------------|
---------------------------14---x-x----12--------------2----------------------|
--------------8-----10-----12---x-x----10--12----10----2----------------------|
----------0-0---0-0----0-0-----------------10----8-----0----------------------|
                                                           repeat, but then,

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------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
--------------------------------12-----------12-------------------------------|
--------------------------------10-----12----10----9--------------------------|
---------------------------------------10----------7--------------------------|
 after rhythm choking x's, play

-0---0-------0-------0------0--------0---0-------0-------0-------0-----------|
-8-------7-------5------3---0----3---8-------7-------5-------3---0---------*-|
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------------------------------------------*-|
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 chorus  (Geoff Tate broke my windows!!!)

---------------------------------------------------------14--15--17-----------|
----------------------15-----------------------14-15-17-----------------------|
-14b16--16r--14-12-14----14b16-----14--16--17---------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 Guitar Solo

-17b19--19------17-15-14-15-14-15-17-15-14-15-17-15-14------------------------|
--------------------------------------------------------17--15--13------------|
--------------------------------------------------------------------16-14-12--|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
-11-----------11-12-11v--------------9b11--r9--9--7--9--7-6-7-6------6--------|
-----9h10h12--------------9h10h12---------------------------------9-----9--7--|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


---------------------------------------------------------------12--14---15----|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
----------------------------------------222--444--555-777-777--9---11---12----|
-5--4--5--2--4-0-2-4v----222--444--555----------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


-17---19----------------------------------------------------------------------|
----------------------------------------------------------------------------1-|
-14---16----------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
          the delay pedal he's got on then repeats the last notes.

----------0------0---------------0---------------0----0--0--------------------|
-10-h-12-----12---------10-h-12----12--10--8--7--3-/--5--5--------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 This part played after the infamous speech, "Religion and sex are power..."

----------0------0------0----------0------------0---------------0/--0---0-----|
-10-h-12-----12-----12-----15--12--17--15--12--10--8--7------3--3---5---5-----|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 This part played after "While we pay for wars in South America"

----0/--0---0-------0----0--0---0---0--0--0--0-0--0---0-0---------------------|
-3--3---5---5-------3/---5--5---3-/-5--5--3-/5-5--3/--5-5---------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                    now faster, as the palm muted E sneaks up

------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
-12------10------8-------7-------3--------3-------3---------------------------|
-0-------0-------0-------0-------0--------0-------0---------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 conclusion

h  - hammer on
p  - pull off
* - trill
b  - bend (use tremolo bar for downbend)
r  - release bend
/  - slide up
\  - slide down
v  - vibrato
t  - tap (with strumming hand)
x  - fret-hand muting
^ -  natural harmonics
ph- artificial (pinch) harmonics
PM palm mute
                    -\----------/-----------------------------|
Lines going diagonally up and down   --\--------/-------------|
These mean whammy bar                     --\------/----------|
          -                                    --\----/-------|
\ - bar down
/- bar up

            
            
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