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Empire Strikes First tab

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Bad Religion:  The Empire Strikes First
transcribed by: Jean-Mikael Simard

Tuning: Standard

intro
Guitar 2 four times
e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-----------------|
D|-----------------|
A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
E|-----------------|

riff 1
(Guitar 1 plays this part 8 times then guitar 2 plays the other part below 8 times with guitar 1)
  Guitar 1
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|---------7-7-----5-5---------|
D|-7-7-----7-7-----5-5---5-3-5-|
A|-7-7-----5-5-x-x-3-3-x-5-3-5-|
E|-5-5-x-x---------------3-1-3-|
 |                             |
 |Guitar 2                     |
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|---------7-7-----5-5---------|
D|-7-7-----7-7-----5-5---------|
A|-7-7-----5-5-x-x-3-3-x-2-3-2-|
E|-5-5-x-x---------------3~~~3-|

chorus
(Guitar 1 plays chorus twice then guitar 2 plays twice the other part below with guitar 1)
  Guitar 1
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5---5-5-5-5-5---------------7---7-7-9-9-9-|
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5---5-5-5-5-5-3---3-3-3-3-3-7---7-7-9-9-9-|
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-3---3-3-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-3-5---5-5-7-7-7-|
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---------------1---1-1-1-1-1---------------|
 |                                                         |
 |Guitar 2                                                 |
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5---5-5-5-5-5---------------7---7-7-------|
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5---5-5-5-5-5-3---3-3-3-3-3-7---7-7-2-2-2-|
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-3---3-3-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-3-5---5-5-2-2-2-|
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---------------1---1-1-1-1-1---------0-0-0-|

riff 2
(Guitar 1 plays this part 6 times then guitar 2 plays the other part below 6 times with guitar 1)
  Guitar 1
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|---------7-7-----5-5---------|
D|-7-7-----7-7-----5-5---5-3-5-|
A|-7-7-----5-5-x-x-3-3-x-5-3-5-|
E|-5-5-x-x---------------3-1-3-|
 |                             |
 |Guitar 2                     |
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|---------7-7-----5-5---------|
D|-7-7-----7-7-----5-5---------|
A|-7-7-----5-5-x-x-3-3-x-2-3-2-|
E|-5-5-x-x---------------3~~~3-|

chorus
(Guitar 1 plays chorus twice then guitar 2 plays twice the other part below with guitar 1)
  Guitar 1
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5---5-5-5-5-5---------------7---7-7-9-9-9-|
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5---5-5-5-5-5-3---3-3-3-3-3-7---7-7-9-9-9-|
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-3---3-3-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-3-5---5-5-7-7-7-|
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---------------1---1-1-1-1-1---------------|
 |                                                         |
 |Guitar 2                                                 |
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5---5-5-5-5-5---------------7---7-7-------|
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5---5-5-5-5-5-3---3-3-3-3-3-7---7-7-2-2-2-|
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-3---3-3-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-3-5---5-5-2-2-2-|
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---------------1---1-1-1-1-1---------0-0-0-|

riff 3
(Guitar 1 plays this part twice then guitar 2 plays twice the other part below with guitar 1)
  Guitar 1
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|---------7-7-----5-5---------|
D|-7-7-----7-7-----5-5---5-3-5-|
A|-7-7-----5-5-x-x-3-3-x-5-3-5-|
E|-5-5-x-x---------------3-1-3-|
 |                             |
 |Guitar 2                     |
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|---------7-7-----5-5---------|
D|-7-7-----7-7-----5-5---------|
A|-7-7-----5-5-x-x-3-3-x-2-3-2-|
E|-5-5-x-x---------------3~~~3-|

bridge
(guitar 1 and 2 play together but each one plays his part)
  Guitar 1 play twice
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-0-0--3-0-3------3---3------3---3--------------|
E|------------3--3---3---2--2---2---1--0-3---3-3-|
 |                                               |
 |Guitar 2 play twice                            |
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------3~~~~5~~~~~~~|
A|-0-0--3-0-3------3---3------3---3-3~~~~5~~~~~~~|
E|------------3--3---3---2--2---2---1~~~~3~~~~~~~|

Sorry, i don't have time to work on the solo. Maybe, It would be time for you to 
your ears ;) good luck!

solo riff
Guitar 2 play twice
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5---5-5-5-5-5---------------7---7-7-9-9-9-|
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5---5-5-5-5-5-3---3-3-3-3-3-7---7-7-9-9-9-|
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-3---3-3-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-3-5---5-5-7-7-7-|
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---------------1---1-1-1-1-1---------------|

riff 4
Guitar 2
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|
     PM------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-| <----| during the last eight notes,
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--------|     guitar 1 does a pickslide...
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--------|
   PM-------------------------------------|

Bass plays with drum and guitars 1 and 2 are stopped for a moment...

Guitar 2 moves on with this this part
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|

chorus
(Guitar 1 plays chorus 7 times then guitar 2 plays 7 times the other part below with guitar 1)
  Guitar 1
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5---5-5-5-5-5---------------7---7-7-9-9-9-|
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5---5-5-5-5-5-3---3-3-3-3-3-7---7-7-9-9-9-|
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-3---3-3-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-3-5---5-5-7-7-7-|
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---------------1---1-1-1-1-1---------------|
 |                                                         |
 |Guitar 2                                                 |
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5---5-5-5-5-5---------------7---7-7-------|
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5---5-5-5-5-5-3---3-3-3-3-3-7---7-7-2-2-2-|
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-3---3-3-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-3-5---5-5-2-2-2-|
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---------------1---1-1-1-1-1---------0-0-0-|

The song fades out during this part...

            
            
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