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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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

INSTINCT
As recorded by Arch Enemy
(From the 2003 Album ANTHEMS OF REBELLION)

Transcribed by Brian Gelvin
        

Words and Music by Michael Amott

Gtr I (A D G C F A D) - 'Synth'
Gtr II (A D G C F A D) - 'Guitar 1'
Gtr III (A D G C F A D) - 'Guitar 2'
Gtr IV (A D G C F A D) - 'Guitar 3'
Gtr V (A D G C F A D) - 'Guitar 4'

 Intro
  Fast Rock Q=186
  N.C.
 5/8         4/4
  Gtr I
  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
|-----------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
|-----------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|


    >                     <
  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
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


    D5    G5     E5      F#m   Am   G
    Gtrs II, III
    E E E  E E E E E   E E E E  E E  E E
||-------------------|-------------------|
||-------------------|-------------------|
||o------------------|-------------------|
||--7-----12-----9---|---7-----10----9---|
||o-5-----10-----7---|---9-----12---10---|
||----0-0----0-0---0-|-0---0-0----0----0-|
||-------------------|-------------------|


  G5     Am     F#m     G           F#m
   E E E  E E E E E   E  E E E  E E E E   4x
|-------------------|---------------------||
|-------------------|---------------------||
|-------------------|--------------------o||
|-12-----10-----7---|----9------9---7-----||
|-10-----12-----9---|---10-----10---9----o||
|----0-0----0-0---0-|-0----0-0----0---0---||
|-------------------|---------------------||


   Verse
    $
    D5    G5     E5      F#m   Am   G
    E E E  E E E E E   E E E E  E E  E E
||-------------------|-------------------|
||-------------------|-------------------|
||o------------------|-------------------|
||--7-----12-----9---|---7-----10----9---|
||o-5-----10-----7---|---9-----12---10---|
||----0-0----0-0---0-|-0---0-0----0----0-|
||-------------------|-------------------|


  G5     Am     F#m     G           F#m
   E E E  E E E E E   E  E E E  E E E E   4x
|-------------------|---------------------||
|-------------------|---------------------||
|-------------------|--------------------o||
|-12-----10-----7---|----9------9---7-----||
|-10-----12-----9---|---10-----10---9----o||
|----0-0----0-0---0-|-0----0-0----0---0---||
|-------------------|---------------------||


 Chorus
  N.C.
  Q  Q  H      Q  Q  H      Q  E E +E  E E E   Q  Q  H
|------------|------------|------------------|------------|
|------------|------------|------------------|------------|
|------------|------------|------------------|------------|
|------------|------------|------------------|------------|
|------------|------------|------------------|------------|
|------------|------------|------------------|------------|
|-1--0-------|-1--0-------|-1--0-1-(1)-0-1-3-|-1--0-------|


  Q  Q  H      Q  Q  H      Q  E E +E  E E E   Q  Q  H
|------------|------------|------------------|------------|
|------------|------------|------------------|------------|
|------------|------------|------------------|------------|
|------------|------------|------------------|------------|
|------------|------------|------------------|------------|
|------------|------------|------------------|------------|
|-1--0-------|-6--0-------|-1--0-1-(1)-0-1-3-|-1--0-------|


  Q  Q  S S S S S S S S   Q  Q  S S S S S S S S   Q  E E +E  E E E
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-------------------|
|-1--0------------------|-1--0------------------|-1--0-1-(1)-0-1-3--|


  Q  Q  S S S S S S S S   Q  Q  S S S S S S S S   Q  Q  S S S S S S S S
|-----------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
|-------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
|-1--0------------------|-1--0------------------|-1--0-------------------|


                                             D.S.
  Q  E E +E  E E E   Q  Q  H
|------------------|------------------------------||
|------------------|------------------------------||
|------------------|------------------------------||
|------------------|------------------------------||
|------------------|------------------------------||
|------------------|------------------------------||
|-1--0-1-(1)-0-1-3-|-1--0-------------------------||


   Bridge
    G5            A5 B5 D5                   E5 F#5E5
    W          Q  Q  Q  Q    +W           Q  Q  Q  Q
||-----------|-------------|------------|------------|
||-----------|-------------|------------|------------|
||o----------|-------------|------------|------------|
||-----------|-------------|------------|------------|
||o-5--------|-5--7--9-----|------------|------------|
||--3--------|-3--5--7--5--|-(5)--------|-5--7--9--7-|
||-----------|----------3--|-(3)--------|-3--5--7--5-|


                  F#5G5  Eb5           C5          B5 A5
  +W           Q  Q   Q  Q    +H.       Q     +Q   Q  H
|------------|--------------|--------------|----------------||
|------------|--------------|--------------|----------------||
|------------|--------------|--------------|---------------o||
|------------|--------------|--------------|----------------||
|------------|--------------|----------10--|-(10)--9--7----o||
|-(7)--------|-7--9--10--6--|-(6)-------8--|--(8)--7--5-----||
|-(5)--------|-5--7---8--4--|-(4)----------|----------------||


 Guitar Solo
  B5          C5
  Gtr IV
  W                 H         E  E  E  E
|-----------------|----------------------|
|-----------------|----------------------|
|-----------------|---------/12-13-12-10-|
|-----------------|----------------------|
|-----------------|----------------------|
|-----------------|----------------------|
|-----------------|----------------------|
|
| Gtrs II, III
| E E E E E E E E   E E E E   H
|-----------------|----------------------|
|-----------------|----------------------|
|-----------------|----------------------|
|-4-4---4-4---5-5-|---5-5----------------|
|-2-2---2-2---3-3-|---3-3----------------|
|-----------------|----------------------|
|-----------------|----------------------|


  B5            C5
   H.            E  E    +H        Q   Q
|---------------------|-------------------|
|---------------------|-------------------|
|-12------------------|-------------------|
|---------------13-10-|-(10)-------9--10--|
|---------------------|-------------------|
|---------------------|-------------------|
|---------------------|-------------------|
|
|  E  E E E E E  E  E     E  E E E H
|---------------------|-------------------|
|---------------------|-------------------|
|---------------------|-------------------|
|--4--4---4-4----5--5-|------5-5----------|
|--2--2---2-2----3--3-|------3-3----------|
|---------------------|-------------------|
|---------------------|-------------------|


  B5          C5                             B5          C5
                                                               ~
  W                 E  E  H           +Q     E E E E E E E E   W
|-----------------|------------------------|-----------------|--------------|
|-----------------|------------------------|-----------------|--------------|
|-----------------|------------------------|-----------------|--------------|
|-9---------------|-7----------------------|-----------------|--------------|
|-----------------|---10-10pb12r=====(10)--|-9-7-6-7-6-------|--------------|
|-----------------|------------------------|-----------8-7-8-|-7------------|
|-----------------|------------------------|-----------------|--------------|
|
| E E E E E E E E   E  E  E     E H          E E E E E E E E   E E E E H
|-----------------|------------------------|-----------------|--------------|
|-----------------|------------------------|-----------------|--------------|
|-----------------|------------------------|-----------------|--------------|
|-4-4---4-4---5-5-|----5--5----------------|-4-4---4-4---5-5-|---5-5--------|
|-2-2---2-2---3-3-|----3--3----------------|-2-2---2-2---3-3-|---3-3--------|
|-----------------|------------------------|-----------------|--------------|
|-----------------|------------------------|-----------------|--------------|


  D5                      Eb5
   Q        +E   E  E   S  S  Q
|-----------------------------------|
|-14b16====(14)-14-14r-14----14b16--|
|-------------------------15--------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|
|  E     E   E   E  E   E  E  E
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|--7-----7-------7--7------8--8-----|
|--5-----5-------5--5------6--6-----|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|


                                             |-----5-----|
   S     S  S  S  S     S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|-------------------------------13----------15----13----------|
|-14b16-14----14-14b16-14----14----15-14-------15----15-14----|
|----------15-------------15-------------15-------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|
|  E     E  E  E  H
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------8--8-------------------------------------------------|
|--------6--6-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|


  D5                Eb5
   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|----15----13-------------13-------15----13-------|
|-------15----15-14----15----15-14----15----15-14-|
|-15----------------15----------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|
|  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|--7--7-----7--7-----8--8-------------------------|
|--5--5-----5--5-----6--6-------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|


                                     ~~~~~~~~
   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  E  E     +Q
|----15----13----13----------------------------|
|-------15----15----15----14-14b16-(14)pb16----|
|-15-------------------15----------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|
|  E  E  E  E  H
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|-----8--8-------------------------------------|
|-----6--6-------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|


  D5             Eb5
   S S S S  S  S  S S  S  S S S  S  S  S S
|-10-9-8-7---------------------------------|
|----------12-11-10-9----------------------|
|---------------------11-10-9-8------------|
|-------------------------------12-11-10-9-|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|
|  E E E E  E  E  E E
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|--7-7---7--7-----8-8----------------------|
|--5-5---5--5-----6-6----------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------13-16---------|
|-13-12-11-10-------------------12-15-------12-15---|
|-------------14-13-12-11-11-14---------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|
|  E  E  E  E  H
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|-----8--8------------------------------------------|
|-----6--6------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|


  D5                Eb5
                                                   ~~~~~~~
   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  E    +W
|-------------------------16-19-------16-19s24-|-(24)b27------------||
|-------15-18-------15-18-------15-18----------|--------------------||
|-13-16-------13-16----------------------------|--------------------||
|----------------------------------------------|--------------------||
|----------------------------------------------|--------------------||
|----------------------------------------------|--------------------||
|----------------------------------------------|--------------------||
|
|  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E                          E     E E E H
|----------------------------------------------|--------------------||
|----------------------------------------------|--------------------||
|----------------------------------------------|--------------------||
|--7--7-----7--7-----8--8----------------------|---------8-8--------||
|--5--5-----5--5-----6--6----------------------|---------6-6--------||
|----------------------------------------------|--------------------||
|----------------------------------------------|--------------------||


   Interlude
    G5            A5  B5  D5                   E5  F#5 E5
    Gtr IV
    W          Q   Q   Q  Q    +W           Q   Q   Q   Q
||--8--------|-8--10--12-----|------------|---------------|
||-----------|------------8--|-(8)--------|-8--10--12--10-|
||o-5--------|-5---7---9-----|------------|---------------|
||-----------|------------5--|-(5)--------|-5---7---9---7-|
||o----------|---------------|------------|---------------|
||-----------|---------------|------------|---------------|
||-----------|---------------|------------|---------------|
|
|   Gtr V
|   W          Q   Q   Q  Q    +W           Q   Q   Q   Q
||-----------|---------------|------------|---------------|
||--5--------|-5---6---8-----|------------|---------------|
||o----------|------------7--|-(7)--------|-4---5---7---5-|
||-----------|---------------|------------|---------------|
||o----------|---------------|------------|---------------|
||-----------|---------------|------------|---------------|
||-----------|---------------|------------|---------------|
|
|   Gtrs II, III
|   W          Q   Q   Q  Q    +W           Q   Q   Q   Q
||-----------|---------------|------------|---------------|
||-----------|---------------|------------|---------------|
||o----------|---------------|------------|---------------|
||-----------|---------------|------------|---------------|
||o-5--------|-5---7---9-----|------------|---------------|
||--3--------|-3---5---7--5--|-(5)--------|-5---7---9---7-|
||-----------|------------3--|-(3)--------|-3---5---7---5-|


                    F#5 G5  Eb5           C5           B5  A5
   +W            Q   Q   Q  Q    +H.        Q     +Q    Q   H
|-------------|----------------|----------/13--|-(13)--12--10-----||
|-(10)--------|-10--12--13--9--|-(9)-----------|------------------||
|-------------|----------------|----------/10--|-(10)---9---7----o||
|--(7)--------|--7---9--10--6--|-(6)-----------|------------------||
|-------------|----------------|---------------|-----------------o||
|-------------|----------------|---------------|------------------||
|-------------|----------------|---------------|------------------||
|
|  +W            Q   Q   Q  Q    +H.        Q      Q    Q   H
|-------------|----------------|---------------|------------------||
|-------------|----------------|----------/10--|--10----8---6-----||
|--(5)--------|--5---7---9--8--|-(8)-----------|-----------------o||
|-------------|----------------|---------------|------------------||
|-------------|----------------|---------------|-----------------o||
|-------------|----------------|---------------|------------------||
|-------------|----------------|---------------|------------------||
|
|  +W            Q   Q   Q  Q    +H.        Q     +Q    Q   H
|-------------|----------------|---------------|------------------||
|-------------|----------------|---------------|------------------||
|-------------|----------------|---------------|-----------------o||
|-------------|----------------|---------------|------------------||
|-------------|----------------|-----------10--|-(10)---9---7----o||
|--(7)--------|--7---9--10--6--|-(6)--------8--|--(8)---7---5-----||
|--(5)--------|--5---7---8--4--|-(4)-----------|------------------||


 Chorus
  N.C.
  Gtrs II, III
  Q  Q  H      Q  Q  H      Q  E E +E  E E E   Q  Q  H
|------------|------------|------------------|------------|
|------------|------------|------------------|------------|
|------------|------------|------------------|------------|
|------------|------------|------------------|------------|
|------------|------------|------------------|------------|
|------------|------------|------------------|------------|
|-1--0-------|-1--0-------|-1--0-1-(1)-0-1-3-|-1--0-------|


  Q  Q  S S S S S S S S   Q  Q  S S S S S S S S   Q  E E +E  E E E
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-------------------|
|-1--0------------------|-1--0------------------|-1--0-1-(1)-0-1-3--|


  Q  Q  S S S S S S S S   Q  Q  S S S S S S S S
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
|-1--0------------------|-1--0------------------|


  Q  E E +E  E E E   Q  Q   S   S   S   S   E  E
|------------------|-------------------------------||
|------------------|-------------------------------||
|------------------|-------------------------------||
|------------------|-------<3>-<3>-<3>-<3>-<3>-----||
|------------------|-------------------------------||
|------------------|-------------------------------||
|-1--0-1-(1)-0-1-3-|-1--0--------------------------||


   Outro
    C5 B5        C5 B5        C5 B5C5    B5C5D5  C5 B5
    Q  Q  H      Q  Q  H      Q  E E +E  E E E   Q  Q  H    3x
||-------------|------------|------------------|------------||
||-------------|------------|------------------|------------||
||o------------|------------|------------------|-----------o||
||-------------|------------|------------------|------------||
||o------------|------------|------------------|-----------o||
||--3--2-------|-3--2-------|-3--2-3-(3)-2-3-5-|-3--2-------||
||--1--0-------|-1--0-------|-1--0-1-(1)-0-1-3-|-1--0-------||


  C5 B5        C5 B5        C5 B5C5    B5C5D5  C5 B5
  Q  H.        Q  H.        Q  E E +E  E E E   Q  Q  H
|------------|------------|------------------|------------*|
|------------|------------|------------------|------------*|
|------------|------------|------------------|------------*|
|------------|------------|------------------|------------*|
|------------|------------|------------------|------------*|
|-3--2-------|-3--2-------|-3--2-3-(3)-2-3-5-|-3--2-------*|
|-1--0-------|-1--0-------|-1--0-1-(1)-0-1-3-|-1--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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Kreuger 802 Aug 23, 2008 06:59 AM

They've never used 7 strings or tuned that low. It's in B.

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AmottPetrucci61 51 Dec 01, 2008 06:40 PM

actually the song is in drop A... which is B tuning but dropping the B to an A.

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Dude475 120 Jan 10, 2012 09:36 AM

Actually its in c tuning. arch enemy never went lower than or higher than c. aand yes, they never used a seven string. EVER!!

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