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HOLY DIVER - KILLSWITCH ENGAGE
TABBED BY GEORGE WILLIAMS

GUITAR 1: JOEL STROETZEL  CGCFAD
GUITAR 2: ADAM DUTKIEWICZ CGCFAD
GUITAR 3: OVERDUBBED

***I HAVE CHANGED THE WHOLE SOLO. IT WAS BOLLOCKS BEFORE SO I SAT DOWN AND
FIGURED IT OUT BY SLOWING DOWN THE SONG SO ITS 100% CORRECT :)***

THIS TAB TOOK ME AGES TO DO, AND IM PRETTY SURE NEARLY ALL PERFECT. 
THERE ARE SOME PARTS OF THE SOLO WHICH I'M NOT TOO SURE ABOUT, 
BUT THEY ARE IN THE RIGHT SCALE SO JUST WORK WITH THEM, 
AND I WILL CONTINUE WORKING ON THE SOLO...
I HOPE YOU LIKE IT AND PLEASE COMMENT WITH ANY CORRECTIONS U MAY HAVE.
THANKS A LOT =)

p.s. go easy on me if it's bollocks, im only 14 =]


[INTRO]

D|-----------------------|------------------|------------------|----------|
A|-----------------------|------------------|------------------|----------|
F|-----------------------|------------------|------------------|----------|
C|-----------------------|------------------|------------------|-7--5--7--| 1&2
G|-5-----5-----5---7---8-|-5-----5--5-7-8\3-|-5-----5--5-7-8\3-|-5--3--5--|
C|-0-0-0---0-0---0---0---|---0-0------------|---0-0------------|----------|


[INTRO 2]

D|-----------------------|------------------|------------------|----------|
A|-----------------------|------------------|------------------|----------|
F|-----------------------|------------------|------------------|----------|
C|-----------------------|------------------|------------------|-7--5--3--| 1
G|-5-----5-----5---7---8-|-5-----5--5-7-8\3-|-5-----5--5-7-8\3-|-5--3--1--|
C|---0-0---0-0---0---0---|---0-0------------|---0-0------------|----------|
 |
D|-----------------------|-------------------|-------------------|----------|
A|-----------------------|-------------------|-------------------|----------|
F|-----------------------|-------------------|-------------------|----------|
C|-3-----3-----3---5---7-|-3-----3--3-5--7\2-|-3-----3--3-5--7\2-|-7--5--3--| 2
G|-----------------------|-------------------|-------------------|----------|
C|---0-0---0-0---0---0---|---0-0-------------|---0-0-------------|----------|

D|-------|
A|-------|
F|-------|
C|-------| 1
G|-------|
C|-2*~~--|


[VERSE]  "holy diver, you've been down too long..."

D|------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------------|
C|(0)-------------------------(0)-----------------------| 1
G|-0---------------------------0--------------------/1--|
C|-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-----|
 |
D|------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------------|
C|(0)-------------------------(0)-------------------/3--| 2
G|-0---------------------------0------------------------|
C|-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-----|


D|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|
F|--------------------------------|
C|(0)----(0)----(5)---(5)---(3)---| 1
G|-0------0------3-----3-----1~~--|
C|-0--0-0-0--0-0---0-0---0-0------|
 |
D|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|
F|--------------------------------|
C|(0)----(0)-----5-----5-----3~~--| 2
G|-0------0-----(3)---(3)---(1)---|
C|-0--0-0-0--0-0---0-0---0-0------|

D|-------|
A|-------|
F|-------|
C|-------| 1
G|-------|
C|-2*~~--|

 "ride the tiger..."
D|------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------------|
C|(0)-------------------------(0)-----------------------| 1
G|-0---------------------------0--------------------/1--|
C|-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-----|
 |
D|------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------------|
C|(0)-------------------------(0)-------------------/3--| 2
G|-0---------------------------0------------------------|
C|-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-----|


D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
F|----------------------------------|
C|(0)----(0)----(5)---(5)---(0)-----| 1
G|-0------0------3-----3-----0---\\-|
C|-0--0-0-0--0-0---0-0---0-0-0---\\-|
 |
D|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|
F|--------------------------------|
C|(0)----(0)-----5-----5----(0)---| 2
G|-0------0-----(3)---(3)----0----|
C|-0--0-0-0--0-0---0-0---0-0-0----|


[BREAK] "gotta get away..."

D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------|
C|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-| 1&2
G|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|
C|---------------------------------|


[CHORUS]  "holllyyyy ddiiiiivvverrr..."

D|-----------------------|------------------|------------------|----------|
A|-----------------------|------------------|------------------|----------|
F|-----------------------|------------------|------------------|----------|
C|-----------------------|------------------|------------------|-7--5--3--| 1
G|-5-----5-----5---7---8-|-5-----5--5-7-8\3-|-5-----5--5-7-8\1-|-5--3--1--|
C|---0-0---0-0---0---0---|---0-0------------|---0-0------------|----------|
 |
D|-----------------------|------------------|------------------|----------|
A|-----------------------|------------------|------------------|----------|
F|-----------------------|------------------|------------------|----------|
C|-----------------------|------------------|------------------|-7--5--3--| 2
G|-5-----5-----5---7---8-|-5-----5--5-7-8\3-|-5-----5--5-7-8\1-|-5--3--1--|
C|---0-0---0-0---0---0---|---0-0------------|---0-0------------|----------|


REPEAT VERSE BUT WITH THE FOLLOWING LICK NEAR THE START:  "something is coming..."

D|-15-13-15-13-------17-13-17-13-------15-13-15-13-------15b17-r15p13-15b17~~-|
A|-------------17-15-------------17-15-------------17-15----------------------|
F|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|


[BREAK 2]  "gotta get away, get away..."

D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
F|----------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5| 1&2
G|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3|
C|----------------------------------------------------------------|


[BRIDGE]  "between the velvet lies..."

D|------------------------------------|---------------------|
A|--------------------------------(6)-|---------------------|
F|---------------------------------7--|---------------------|
C|---------------------------------8--|---------------------| 1&2
G|-12-12-12-12-12--10-10-10-10-10--8--|-5h7h8-----5h7h8-----|
C|-12-12-12-12-12--10-10-10-10-10--8--|-------0-0-------0-0-|
                                      *1 plays ^ while 2 holds last chord*
                                      *same for all parts*

D|--------------------------|----------------------|
A|----------------------(5)-|----------------------|
F|-----------------------6--|----------------------|
C|-----------------------7--|----------------------| 1&2
G|-0-0-0-0-0--8-8-8-8-8--7--|-3h4h5-----3h4h5------|
C|-0-0-0-0-0--8-8-8-8-8--7--|-------0-0-------0-0--|

 "the vision never dies..."
D|------------------------------------|---------------------|
A|--------------------------------(6)-|---------------------|
F|---------------------------------7--|---------------------|
C|---------------------------------8--|---------------------| 1&2
G|-12-12-12-12-12--10-10-10-10-10--8--|-5h7h8-----5h7h8-----|
C|-12-12-12-12-12--10-10-10-10-10--8--|-------0-0-------0-0-|


D|-------------------------------------|---------|
A|---------------------------------(6)-|---------|
F|---------------------------------/7--|-10*~~~--|
C|---------------------------------/8--|---------| 1&2
G|-0-0-0-0-0--10-10-10-10-10--/15\-/8--|---------|
C|-0-0-0-0-0--10-10-10-10-10--/15\-/8--|---------|


>REPEAT VERSE BUT ADDING MORE OF EACH NOTE<
 THE PATTERN IS

D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
F|----------------------------------------------|
C|----------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------1---1-1-1---1-|
C|-0---0-0-0---0--0---0-0-0---...---------------|
  1       &      2       &   ... 4      
  ^              ^       
  *every number is a beat as you count the tempo*


[SOLO]

"...never be seen, yeah..."

D|------|-----------------------------|-------|----10-13-12h13p12-10----10-|
A|------|-12b13-r12--10--12-----------|-------|-13-------------------13----|
F|------|-12b13-r12--10--12p10----10~-|-------|----------------------------|
C|------|----------------------12-----|-------|----------------------------| 1
G|------|-----------------------------|-------|----------------------------|
C|------|-----------------------------|-------|----------------------------|
 |
D|------|-----------------------------|-------|----------------------------|
A|------|-----------------------------|-------|----------------------------|
F|------|-----------------------------|-------|----------------------------|
C|-5-7--|-----------------------------|-10-7--|----------------------------| 2
G|-3-5--|-----------------------------|--8-5--|----------------------------|
C|------|-----------------------------|-------|----------------------------|


D|-------------------------15----15-17-15-17-18-18b20-r18--17p13h17--|
A|----15-17-15-17-18-17-18----18-------------------------------------|
F|-17----------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |
D|---------|----------------------------------------|----------------|
A|---------|----------------------------------------|----------------|
F|---------|----------------------------------------|----------------|
C|--7--7---|----------------------------------------|--10--7---------| 2
G|--5--5---|----------------------------------------|---8--5---------|
C|---------|----------------------------------------|----------------|

        **sweep picked**
D|--------13h17p13-----------------------|
A|-----15----------15--------------------|
F|--------------------14-12h14p12--------|
C|--------------------------------15p12--|
G|-15\-----------------------------------|
C|-15\-----------------------------------|
 |
D|---------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------|
C|---10--7-------------------------------| 2
G|----8--5-------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------|


D|-----|----------------------------------------|
A|-----|----------------------------------------|
F|-----|----------------------------------------|
C|-7-7-|----------------------------------------| 1
G|-5-5-|----------------------------------------|
C|-----|----------------------------------------|
 |
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-8b10-8b10-8p6-----8b10*-8b10*-8p6-----13b15---|
F|---------------7-------------------7-----------|
C|-----------------------------------------------| 2
G|-----------------------------------------------|
C|-----------------------------------------------|


D|-------|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------|--------------------------------------------------------|
F|-------|--------------------------------------------------------|
C|-10-7--|--------------------------------------------------------| 1
G|--8-5--|--------------------------------------------------------|
C|-------|--------------------------------------------------------|
 |
 |                                  *speed up playing here
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----13-15----13--------------------------------------------------------|
F|-14-------14----14-12-14-12-10----10-12-10-13-10-12-10h12h13p12p10-----|
C|-------------------------------12----------------------------------12--| 2
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|


D|------|-----------------------------------------------|
A|------|-----------------------------------------------|
F|------|-----------------------------------------------|
C|-7-7--|-----------------------------------7-9---------| 1
G|-5-5--|-----------------------------------5-7---------|
C|------|-----------------------------------------------|
 |
D|-10------10------10------10------10----10-10b12-r10p8-|
A|----10-9----10-9----10-9----10-9----10----------------|
F|------------------------------------------------------|
C|------------------------------------------------------| 
G|------------------------------------------------------|
C|------------------------------------------------------|

                                     *this part is played in the background
D|-10-10------8-8----------------------------------------|
A|-------10-10-----6-6--5-6-6b8-r6p5--(b6r5b6r5b6r5...)--|
F|-------------------------------------------------------|
C|-------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------|
C|-------------------------------------------------------|
 |
D|------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------------|
C|-------9-10-------------------------------------------|
G|-------7--8-------------------------------------------|
C|------------------------------------------------------|


[HARMONY]

D|-8-h10p8-----------8-h10p8-----------8-h12p8------|
A|---------10-8--------------10-8--------------10-8-|
F|--------------10-9--------------10-9--------------|
C|--------------------------------------------------| 1
G|--------------------------------------------------|
C|--------------------------------------------------|
 |
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------------|
C|-3--3-3--3-3-3-3-3--3-3--3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3--| 2
G|-1--1-1--1-1-1-1-1--1-1--1-1-1-1-1--1-1-1--|
C|-------------------------------------------|


D|-8-h10p8-----------8-h10p8-----------8-h12p8------|
A|---------10-8--------------10-8--------------10-8-|
F|--------------10-9--------------10-9--------------|
C|--------------------------------------------------| 1
G|--------------------------------------------------|
C|--------------------------------------------------|
 |
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------------|
C|-5--5-5--5-5-5-5-5--5-5--5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5--| 2
G|-3--3-3--3-3-3-3-3--3-3--3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3--|
C|-------------------------------------------|


D|-8-h10p8-----------8-h10p8-----------8-h12p8------|
A|---------10-8--------------10-8--------------10-8-|
F|--------------10-9--------------10-9--------------|
C|--------------------------------------------------| 1
G|--------------------------------------------------|
C|--------------------------------------------------|
 |
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------------|
C|-7--7-7--7-7-7-7-7--7-7--7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7--| 2
G|-5--5-5--5-5-5-5-5--5-5--5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5--|
C|-------------------------------------------|



D|-8-h10p8-----------8-h10p8-----------8-h12p8------|
A|---------10-8--------------10-8--------------10-8-|
F|--------------10-9--------------10-9--------------|
C|--------------------------------------------------| 1
G|--------------------------------------------------|
C|--------------------------------------------------|
|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------------|
C|-9--9-9--9-9-9-9-9--9-9--9-9-9-9-9--9-9-9--| 2
G|-7--7-7--7-7-7-7-7--7-7--7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7--|
C|-------------------------------------------|


D|--------|
A|--------|
F|-(7)----|
C|-(7)----| 1
G|-(5)----|
C|--------|
 |
D|--------|
A|--------|
F|-10~~---|
C|--------| 2
G|--------|
C|--------|
 |
D|--------|
A|--------|
F|-7~~----|
C|--------|
G|--------|
C|--------|


REPEAT VERSE, BUT IN SECOND PART GUITAR 2 PLAYS THIS  "ride the tiger..."

D|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
F|-7-----7-----7-----7-----10-9h10p9----|-7-----7-----7-----7-----10*b~-|
C|-----------------------------------10-|-------------------------------| 2
G|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
C|---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0--------------|---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0-------|


[BREAK] 

D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------|x2
C|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-| 
G|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|
C|---------------------------------|


[MAIN RIFF] "holy diver, sole survivor..."

D|-----------------------|------------------|
A|-----------------------|------------------|
F|-----------------------|------------------|
C|-----------------------|------------------| 1&2
G|-5-----5-----5---7---8-|-5-----5--5-7-8\3-|
C|---0-0---0-0---0---0---|---0-0------------|

D|-----------------------|------------------|
A|-----------------------|------------------|
F|-----------------------|------------------|
C|-----------------------|------------------| 1&2
G|-5-----5-----5---7---8-|-5-----5--5-7-8\3-|
C|---0-0---0-0---0---0---|---0-0------------|

 "holy diver!"
D|-----------------------|------------------|
A|-----------------------|------------------|
F|-----------------------|------------------|
C|-----------------------|------------------| 1
G|-5-----5-----5---7---8-|-5-----5--5-7-8\3-|
C|---0-0---0-0---0---0---|---0-0------------|
 |
D|------------------|
A|------------------|
F|-7h9h10--10b12r9--|
C|------------------| 2
G|------------------|
C|------------------|


D|-----------------------|------------------|
A|-----------------------|------------------|
F|-----------------------|------------------|
C|-----------------------|------------------| 1
G|-5-----5-----5---7---8-|-5-----5--5-7-8\3-|
C|---0-0---0-0---0---0---|---0-0------------|
 |
D|-------------------|
A|-------------------|
F|-------------------|
C|-10-10/12--8\7~~~--| 2
G|-------------------|
C|-------------------|


[SONG ORDER]

INTRO
INTRO 2
VERSE
BREAK
CHORUS
VERSE WITH LICK
BREAK 2
BRIDGE
VERSE WITH MORE NOTES
SOLO
HARMONY
VERSE WITH NEW RIFF
BREAK 2
BREAK 2
MAIN RIFF/OUTRO


AND THATS IT. THANKS FOR LOOKING =)


*********************************************

| b     bend
| r     return
| /     slide up
| \     slide down
| h     hammer on
| p     pull off
| *     pinch harmonic
| ~     tremolo
| ...   palm muted
| x     muted note
| (n)   optional note

*********************************************

            
            
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Wisdom_of_a_man 10 Sep 10, 2007 11:45 AM

Sweet tab! I hate it when people tab out a song and omit the solo. Thank you for not doing that.

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georgeow 742 Sep 10, 2007 12:26 PM

not a problem! it's close at the moment, and I will keep working on it for a while, to improve it as much as possible...

thanks a lot for the ratings and comments aswell!

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georgeow 742 Sep 10, 2007 12:44 PM

in fact if anyone has any tabs they want figuring out, please just say and I will do my best to tab them...

but be kind, I'm only 14 :P

and check out my detonation tab by trivium

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