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                       S M A S H I N G   P U M P K I N S

                                       -

                                  R O C K E T
================================================================================


                                 SIAMESE DREAM
                           (c) Virgin Records (1993)
                        http://www.smashingpumpkins.com/


                                Standard Tuning
                                  E A D G B E

                                 Tempo = 86 BPM
                               Time Signature = 4/4



                          -----------------------------
                                 Transcribed by

                                 PADDY MCMULLAN
                           pmtabs (@t) gmail [dot] com

                                   Version 1.1
                                9th January 2012
                      (Corrections Outlined at Bottom of Tab)
                             -----------------------

                             Tablature Symbols Used:


 p         -  Pull-Off
 h         -  Hammer-On
 14b16     -  Bend Note
 16r14     -  Release Bend
 ~~        -  Vibrato
 (/)       -  Legato Slide (Blank space indicates length of slide)
 \         -  Slide Down to/Down From (Blank space indicates length of slide)
 /         -  Slide Up To/Up From (Blank space indicates length of slide)
 ( )       -  Ghost Note/Tied Note/Implied Note
 REST      -  Rest and sustain rest for duration of blank space
 x\x\x     -  Pick Scrapes
 v         -  Up Stroke/Strum Up (From high to low strings)
 ^         -  Down Stroke/Strum down (From low to high strings)



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Part 1: Guitars 1 & 2 w/ Distortion                       [ Time 00:00 - 00:56 ]
================================================================================


Guitar 2 joins in after the first repeat


|____________________________[1,2,3]
||------------------------5------| |
||--------3-----5p3---3-------3--| |
||-----0-----0------0---0---0----|*|
||--5----------------------------|*| x 4
||-------------------------------| |
||-------------------------------| |

|_____________________________[4]
|------------------------------||
|--------3-----------5p3---3---||
|-----0-----0--5p0-------0---0-||
|--5---------------5-----------||
|------------------------------||
|------------------------------||



||------------------------5-----|------------------------5-----|
||--------3-----5p3---3-------3-|--------3-----5p3---3-------3-|
||-----0-----0------0---0---0---|-----0-----0------0---0---0---|
||--5---------------------------|--5---------------------------|
||------------------------------|------------------------------|
||------------------------------|------------------------------|


|-------------------------|-------------------------------||
|--------3-----1----1--1--|-(1)-1--1--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-----||
|-----0-----0--2----0--0--|-(0)-0--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||
|--5-----------3----0--2--|-(2)-2--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-|| x 1
|--------------0-------3--|-(3)-3--3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0-0-||
|-------------------------|-------------------------------||
               ^    v  ^        ^  ^  ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v



================================================================================
Part 2: Guitars 1, 2 & 3                                  [ Time 00:56 - 01:18 ]
================================================================================


--------------
Guitars 1 & 2:
--------------


||--3----3--3-3-------------|--------------------------| |
||--3----3--3-3-3----3--3-3-|--------------1----1--1-1-| |
||--0----0--0-0-2----2--2-2-|--2----2--2-2-0----0--0-0-|*|
||--0----0--0-0-0----0--0-0-|--3----3--3-3-2----2--2-2-|*| x 4
||--2----2--2-2-0----0--0-0-|--3----3--3-3-3----3--3-3-| |
||--3----3--3-3-------------|--1----1--1-1-------------| |
    ^    ^  ^ v ^    ^  ^ v    ^    ^  ^ v ^    ^  ^ v



---------
Guitar 3: w/ Distortion
---------


* Let notes ring wherever possible *


||----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
||--------3----3----------10-----10-|-----------13-----13---------10p8----8-|
||-----0--------------11------------|-------14-----------------0------------|
||--5--------5---/12----------12----|--/15----------15----\10----------10---|
||----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
||----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|


|----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|--------3----3----------10-----10-|-----------13-----13---------10p8----8-|
|-----0--------------11------------|-------14-----------------9------------|
|--5--------5---/12----------12----|--/15----------15----\10----------10---|
|----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|


|----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|--------3----3----------10-----10-|-----------13-----13---------10p8----8-|
|-----0--------------11------------|-------14-----------------0------------|
|--5--------5---/12----------12----|--/15----------15----\10----------10---|
|----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|


|----------------------------------|---------------------------------------||
|--------3----3----------10-----10-|-----------13-----13---------10p8----8-||
|-----0--------------11------------|-------14-----------------0------------||
|--5--------5---/12----------12----|--/15----------15----\10----------10---||
|----------------------------------|---------------------------------------||
|----------------------------------|---------------------------------------||



Note the slight variation in the fourth bar



================================================================================
Part 3: Guitars 1, 2 & 4                                  [ Time 01:18 - 02:12 ]
================================================================================


--------------
Guitars 1 & 2:
--------------


Repeat Part 1 twice; Guitar 1 replaces the last bar with the following:


|-----------------------------||
|--------3-----5p3---3--------||
|-----0-----0------0----------||
|--5--------------------------||
|----------------------10\  --||
|----------------------10\  --||


Both guitars continue:


||--------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--0-----0-----0-----0-----|--0------0------0-0-----0-0-0-0-|
||--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--|--2--2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
||--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|--3--3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
||--------------------------|--------------------------------|
    ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^     ^  ^ v ^  ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v

|------------------------5-----|-----------------------------|
|--------3-----5p3---3-------3-|--------3-----5p3---3--------|
|-----0-----0------0---0---0---|-----0-----0------0----------|
|--5---------------------------|--5--------------------------|
|------------------------------|----------------------10\  --|
|------------------------------|----------------------10\  --|


|--------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--0-----0-----0-----0-----|--0------0------0-0-----0-0-0-0-|
|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--|--2--2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|--3--3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
|--------------------------|--------------------------------|
   ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^     ^  ^ v ^  ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v


|------------------------|----------------------------------||
|--3----3----1h3---3---3-|--1h3-3-3-1h3-3-3-1h3-3-3-1h3-3-3-||
|--2----2----2-----2---2-|--2---2-2-2---2-2-2---2-2-2---2-2-||
|--0----0----0-----0---0-|--0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-||
|--0----0----0-----0---0-|--0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-||
|------------------------|----------------------------------||
   ^    ^    ^     ^   v    ^   ^ v ^   ^ v ^   ^ v ^   ^ v



---------
Guitar 4: w/ Distortion & Octave Pedal
---------


  1
||----------------------------------------------|
||----------------------------------------------|
||--10h12-12~~--10h12~~---(10h12b14r12)---------|
||----------------------------------------9~~---|
||----------------------------------------------|
||----------------------------------------------|

 2
|-------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------(10h12b14r12)--|
|--10h12~~---10h12~~---10h12----------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|

 3
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|--10h12-12~~--10h12~~---(10h12b14r12)---------|
|----------------------------------------9~~---|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|

 4                                            5               6
|-------------------------------------------||---------------|----------|
|----------------------------(10h12b14r12)--||--(12)---------|--R--    -|
|--10h12~~---10h12~~---10h12----------------||---------------|--E--    -|
|-------------------------------------------||---------------|--S--    -|
|-------------------------------------------||---------------|--T--    -|
|-------------------------------------------||---------------|----------|

 7                         8                         9
|-------------------------|-------------------------|----------------|
|--  ---------------------|-------------------------|-------R-      -|
|--  --(9  r7)-----(4  /  |  7)---------------------|-------E-      -|
|--  ---------------------|-------(7  b 9)--(7  r5)-|--(5)--S-      -|
|--  ---------------------|-------------------------|-------T-      -|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|----------------|

 10           11                           12
|------------|----------------------------|---------------------------|
|---       --|--   --(10 r8)-----(12 r10)-|--(10)---(13r12)----(12 b  |
|---       --|--   -----------------------|---------------------------|
|---       --|--   -----------------------|---------------------------|
|--        --|--   -----------------------|---------------------------|
|------------|----------------------------|---------------------------|

 13                  14                  15
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------------------|
| 13)---------------|--R--            --|-------------------------------|
|-------------------|--E--            --|-(5    b  7)---(4h5p4p0)-2~~---|
|-------------------|--S--            --|--x----------------------------|
|-------------------|--T--            --|-------------------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------------------|

 16                         17                  18
|--------------------------|-------------------|------------|
|-----------------(5   b   |  8)---------------|--R--     --|
|-(2)-(2h4p2p0)------------|-------------------|--E--     --|
|--------------------------|-------------------|--S--     --|
|--------------------------|-------------------|--T--     --|
|--------------------------|-------------------|------------|

 19                          20
|---------------------------|-----------------------------------------------||
|-15~-15~-(13h15b16r15)-15~-|-(13h15b16r15)-(13h15b16r15)-(13h15b17r15)-15~-||
|---------------------------|-----------------------------------------------||
|---------------------------|-----------------------------------------------||
|---------------------------|-----------------------------------------------||
|---------------------------|-----------------------------------------------||



The octave pedal is set one octave lower than the written notes



================================================================================
Part 4: Guitars 1, 2, 4 & 5                               [ Time 02:12 - 02:33 ]
================================================================================


--------------
Guitars 1 & 2:
--------------

                              |_________________________[1.2.3]
||----------------------------|-----------------------------| |
||--3--3--3--3-3--------------|--1--1--1--1-0---------------| |
||--2--2--2--2-2-2--2--2--0-0-|--0--0--0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-|*|
||--0--0--0--0-0-2--2--2--0-0-|--2--2--2--2-2-0--0-0-0--0-0-|*| x 4
||--0--0--0--0-0-0--0--0--0-0-|--3--3--3--3-3-2--2-2-2--0-0-| |
||----------------------------|---------------3--3-3-3------| |

|______________________________[4]
|-------------------------------||
|--1--1--1--1-0-----------------||
|--0--0--0--0-0-0--0-0----------||
|--2--2--2--2-2-0--0-0----------||
|--3--3--3--3-3-2--2-2----------||
|---------------3--3-3- /15\  --||



---------
Guitar 4:
---------


||-----------------|----------------------------|-------------------|
||--R--          --|--     ---------------------|--R--    ----------|
||--E--          --|--     --(4b5r4b5r4) /7~~---|--E--    ----------|
||--S--          --|--     ---------------------|--S--    ----------|
||--T--          --|--     ---------------------|--T--    ----------|
||-----------------|----------------------------|-------------------|


|--------------(15b17r15b17r15)-|------------------|---------------------|
|--       --12------------------|------------------|--(10   r   8)--  \--|
|--       ----------------------|--(7   b   9)-----|---------------------|
|--       ----------------------|------------------|---------------------|
|--       ----------------------|------------------|---------------------|
|-------------------------------|------------------|---------------------|


|-----------------------|-------------------------||
|-----------------------|-------------------------||
|--7-------- /9~~-------|--(4 b 5 r 4 b 5 r 4)----||
|-----------------------|-------------------------||
|-----------------------|-------------------------||
|-----------------------|-------------------------||



---------
Guitar 5: w/ Distortion & Octave Pedal
---------


Rest for 5 bars


|---------------------|-----------------------|
|--R--   -------------|------------------R-  -|
|--E--   --(9   r 7)--|--(7)------ \6----E-  -|
|--S--   -------------|------------------S-  -|
|--T--   -------------|------------------T-  -|
|---------------------|-----------------------|



================================================================================
Part 5: Guitars 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5                            [ Time 02:33 - 03:00 ]
================================================================================

--------------
Guitars 1 & 2: repeat Part 2 four times, then play the following:
--------------

|-------------------|-------------------||
|--1----------------|--(1)--------------||
|--0----------------|--(0)--------------||
|--2----------------|--(2)--------------||
|--3----------------|--(3)--------------||
|-------------------|-------------------||



---------
Guitar 3: Repeat Part 2
---------

---------
Guitar 4:
---------


||-----------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
||---------------(10   r | 8)~~--------------|--R--            --|
||-(4)-------------------|-------------------|--E--            --|
||-----------------------|-------------------|--S--            --|
||-----------------------|-------------------|--T--            --|
||-----------------------|-------------------|-------------------|


|------------|---------------------|----------------------|
|--        --|--   --(10  b   12 r |   10)--------8~~-----|
|--        --|--   ----------------|----------------------|
|--        --|--   ----------------|----------------------|
|--        --|--   ----------------|----------------------|
|------------|---------------------|----------------------|


|------------------------------------|--(22\20)--19--20--(19\17)--19--17--|
|--(15\13)--12--13--(12\10)--12--10--|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|


|--15~~---------------|--(15)-------------||
|---------------------|-------------------||
|---------------------|-------------------||
|---------------------|-------------------||
|---------------------|-------------------||
|---------------------|-------------------||



---------
Guitar 5:
---------


||-------------------|--------------------|----------------------------|
||--8----------------|--(8)~~-------------|----------------------------|
||-------------------|--------------------|--(7\5)--4--5--(4\2)--4--2--|
||-------------------|--------------------|----------------------------|
||-------------------|--------------------|----------------------------|
||-------------------|--------------------|----------------------------|


|------------------------|--15--14----------15--14----------|
|------------------------|----------15--------------15------|
|--0--2------------------|--------------14--------------14--|
|------------(2/5)--5----|----------------------------------|
|------------------------|----------------------------------|
|------------------------|----------------------------------|


|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|--(15\13)--12--13--(12\10)--12--10--|
|-- /19--17--16--17--16-----------|------------------------------------|
|------------------------17~~-----|------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|


|------------------------------|---------------------|-------------------||
|------------------------------|---------------------|-------------------||
|--10~~---10~~---10~~---10~~---|--12~~---------------|--(12)~~-----------||
|------------------------------|---------------------|-------------------||
|------------------------------|---------------------|-------------------||
|------------------------------|---------------------|-------------------||



================================================================================
Part 6: Guitars 1, 2, 3 & 4                               [ Time 03:00 - 03:33 ]
================================================================================


Guitars 1 & 2 rest for 4 bars before joining in; guitar 4 rests for 8 bars


--------------
Guitars 1 & 2: repeat part 4 four times
--------------

---------
Guitar 3:
---------


Allow the notes on the G-string to ring out


||---------------------------------|
||-----8-12-12-----------13p12-12--|
||--0-------------0--0-0-----------|
||---------------------------------|
||---------------------------------|
||---------------------------------|


|------------------------------------------| |
|-----8-12-12--- /15-15-12---13-12---13-12-| |
|--0-----------------------0-------0-------|*|
|------------------------------------------|*| x 6
|------------------------------------------| |
|------------------------------------------| |



---------
Guitar 4: repeat Part 3 once
---------



================================================================================
Outro: Guitars 1, 2, 3 & 4                 Tempo = 86 BPM [ Time 03:33 - 04:06 ]
================================================================================


--------------
Guitars 1 & 2:
--------------


||--3----3--3-3-------------|--------------------------|
||--3----3--3-3-3----3--3-3-|--------------1----1--1-1-|
||--0----0--0-0-2----2--2-2-|--2----2--2-2-0----0--0-0-|
||--0----0--0-0-0----0--0-0-|--3----3--3-3-2----2--2-2-|
||--2----2--2-2-0----0--0-0-|--3----3--3-3-3----3--3-3-|
||--3----3--3-3-------------|--1----1--1-1-------------|
    ^    ^  ^ v ^    ^  ^ v    ^    ^  ^ v ^    ^  ^ v

|--3----3--3-3-------------|----------------------|
|--3----3--3-3-3----3--3-3-|----------------------|
|--0----0--0-0-2----2--2-2-|--2----2----2----2----|
|--0----0--0-0-0----0--0-0-|--3----3----3----3----|
|--2----2--2-2-0----0--0-0-|--3----3----3----3----|
|--3----3--3-3-------------|--1----1----1----1----|
   ^    ^  ^ v ^    ^  ^ v    ^    ^    ^    ^

                               //-----------Tremolo Picking------------\\
|------------------------------|-------------------|--------------------|
|--1---------------------------|-------------------|--------------------|
|--0-------------pick scrapes--|-------------------|--------------------|
|--2---------------x\    ------|-------------------|--------------------|
|--3---------------x\    ------|-------------------|--------------------|
|-----------10\  --x\    ------|--3----------------|--4--------5--------|
   ^

 //-----------------Tremolo Picking------------------\\
|----------------------|------------------------------|----------------------||
|----------------------|------------------------------|-----------------R-  -||
|----------------------|------------------------------|--0----0----0----E-  -||
|----------------------|------------------------------|--0----0----0----S-  -||
|----------------------|------------------------------|--2----2----2----T-  -||
|--6----7----8----9----|--10---11---12---13---14--15--|--3----3----3---------||
                                                         ^    ^    ^


---------
Guitar 3:
---------


||---------------------------------|
||-----8-12-12-----------13p12-12--|
||--0-------------0--0-0-----------|
||---------------------------------|
||---------------------------------|
||---------------------------------|


|------------------------------------------|
|-----8-12-12--- /15-15-12---13-12---13-12-|
|--0-----------------------0-------0-------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|


|---------------------------------|
|-----8-12-12-----------13p12-12--|
|--0-------------0--0-0-----------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
                              
                                             //--Tremolo Picking--\\
|---------------------|----------------------|---------------------|
|---------------------|---------------R--  --|--12-----------------|
|--10~~---------------|--(10  b  12)--E--  --|---------------------|
|---------------------|---------------S--  --|---------------------|
|---------------------|---------------T--  --|---------------------|
|---------------------|----------------------|---------------------|

//-----------------------------Tremolo Picking-------------------------------\\
|------------------------|------------------------------|---------------------|
|--13---------14---------|--15-----16-----17-----18-----|--19-----------------|
|------------------------|------------------------------|---------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------------|---------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------------|---------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------------|---------------------|


|----------------------||
|--19b24~~----R--    --||
|-------------E--    --||
|-------------S--    --||
|-------------T--    --||
|----------------------||



---------
Guitar 4:
---------


||-----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|
||--(12    r   10)-------|--(13  r 12)--------------|--(12   r    10)-------|
||-----------------------|---------------12~~-------|-----------------------|
||-----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|
||-----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|
||-----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|

                                                        //-Tremolo Picking-\\
|----------------------------------|--------------------|----------------|
|--13----12--10------12b13-(10\8)--|--(10 b 12)--R-    -|----------------|
|----------------------------------|-------------E-    -|--7-------------|
|----------------------------------|-------------S-    -|----------------|
|----------------------------------|-------------T-    -|----------------|
|----------------------------------|--------------------|----------------|


//-----------------Tremolo Picking---------------\\
|------------------|------------------------------|
|------------------|------------------------------|
|--8-----9---------|--10-----11-----12-----13-----|
|------------------|------------------------------|
|------------------|------------------------------|
|------------------|------------------------------|


//--------Tremolo Picking----------\\
|------------------------------------|------------------------||
|------------------------------------|------------R--       --||
|--14----15----16----17----18----19--|--23b25~~---E--       --||
|------------------------------------|------------S--       --||
|------------------------------------|------------T--       --||
|------------------------------------|------------------------||



================================================================================
End
================================================================================


Tab summary:        Part 1 x 4
                    Part 2 x 4
                    Part 3 x 1
                    Part 4 x 4
                    Part 5 x 4
                    Part 6 x 1
                    Outro x 1

                    END


-----------------------
Corrections (09/01/12):
-----------------------

* Transposed the 9th note of bar 1 to the G string (including all repeats of
  this bar)

* Corrected the first chord in bar 5 (bar 17 in reality)

            
            
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Ghostrelm` 10 Jan 01, 2011 12:58 PM

excellent tab.

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paddyirishman 7,750 Jan 01, 2011 02:10 PM

Thank you mate :)

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WolfgangAJ 32 Feb 12, 2011 02:21 PM

Wow, this is the most complete tab I've seen, for ANY song! Well done.

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