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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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#
WELCOME TO THE MASQUERADE
As recorded by Thousand Foot Krutch
(From the 2009 Album WE;LCOME TO THE MASQUERADE)
Transcribed by Nate Massari     Words and Music by Trevor McNevan, Steve Augustine & Joel Bruyere

Gtr I (B F# B E G# C#) - 'Dist. Rythmn'
Gtr II (B F# B E G# C#) - 'Dist. Rythmn 2'
Gtr III (B F# B E G# C#) - 'Clean Gtr.'
Gtr IV (B F# B E G# C#) - 'Piano'
 Intro
  Q=155
 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 E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------2-2---|---------2-3-3-2-|-----------2-2---|------------------|
|-0---0---5-2-2-5-|-3---3---2-3-3-2-|-0---0---5-2-2-5-|-3-5-3-5-3-5-2-3--|
|-0---0---5-0-0-5-|-3---3---0-1-1-0-|-0---0---5-0-0-5-|-3-5-3-5-3-5-2-3--|
|-0---0---5-----5-|-3---3-----------|-0---0---5-----5-|-3-5-3-5-3-5-2-3--|


  Gtrs I, II
  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 Q  E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------|
|-----------2-2---|---------2-3-3-2-|-----------2-2---|----------------|
|-0---0---5-2-2-5-|-3---3---2-3-3-2-|-0---0---5-2-2-5-|-3-5-5---3-3----|
|-0---0---5-0-0-5-|-3---3---0-1-1-0-|-0---0---5-0-0-5-|-3-5-5---3-3----|
|-0---0---5-----5-|-3---3-----------|-0---0---5-----5-|-3-5-5---3-3----|


   Verse
       PM--|   PM|      PM--|   PM|      PM--|   PM|
    Q  E E E E E E   Q  E E E E E E   Q  E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
||-----------------|----------------|----------------|-------------------||
||o----------------|----------------|----------------|------------------o||
||--2--------3-----|-2--------3-----|----------2-----|-------------------||
||--2--------3-----|-2--------3-----|-3--------2-----|-3-3-x-3-x-3-5-5---||
||o-0--0-0-0-1-0-0-|-0--0-0-0-1-0-0-|-3--0-0-0-0-0-0-|-3-3-x-3-x-3-5-5--o||
||-----0-0-0---0-0-|----0-0-0---0-0-|-3--0-0-0---0-0-|-3-3-x-3-x-3-5-5---||


 Pre-Chorus
  $
  Gtr II
   Q   Q   Q   Q     +H      H       Q   Q   Q   Q     +H      H
|-----------------|---------------|-----------------|---------------|
|-----------------|---------------|-----------------|---------------|
|-------------10--|-(10)----------|-------------10--|-(10)----------|
|---------10------|---------------|---------10------|---------------|
|-12--12----------|---------12----|-11--11----------|---------11----|
|-----------------|---------------|-----------------|---------------|
|
| Gtr IV
|  W                 +H      H       W                 +H      H
|-----------------|---------------|-----------------|---------------|
|-----------------|---------------|-----------------|---------------|
|-----------------|---------------|-----------------|---------------|
|-----------------|---------------|-----------------|---------------|
|-12--------------|-(12)----12----|-11--------------|-(11)----11----|
|-----------------|---------------|-----------------|---------------|


   Q   Q   Q   Q     +H      H      Q   Q   Q   Q     Q   Q  h
|-----------------|---------------|----------------|--------------|
|-----------------|---------------|----------------|--------------|
|-------------10--|-(10)----------|--------10------|--------------|
|---------10------|---------------|----10------10--|-----10--x----|
|-10--10----------|---------10----|-9--------------|-10------x----|
|-----------------|---------------|----------------|---------x----|
|
|  W                  H      H      W                 W
|-----------------|---------------|----------------|--------------|
|-----------------|---------------|----------------|--------------|
|-----------------|---------------|----------------|--------------|
|-----------------|---------------|----------------|--------------|
|-10--------------|---------10----|-9--------------|--------------|
|-----------------|---------------|----------------|--------------|


   Chorus
    Gtr I
                                     PM----------|
    W          W          W          E E E E E E E E   3x
||-----------|----------|----------|-------------------||
||o----------|----------|----------|------------------o||
||-----------|-3--------|-5--------|-------------------||
||--0--------|-3--------|-5--------|-------------------||
||o-0--------|-1--------|-3--------|-2-2-2-3-5-3-2----o||
||--0--------|----------|----------|-2-2-2-3-5-3-2-----||
|
|   Gtr II
|                                    PM----------|
|   W          W          W          E E E E E E E E   3x
||-----------|----------|----------|-------------------||
||o----------|----------|----------|------------------o||
||-----------|-3--------|-5--------|-------------------||
||--0--------|-3--------|-5--------|-------------------||
||o-0--------|-1--------|-3--------|-2-2-2-3-5-3-2----o||
||--0--------|----------|----------|-2-2-2-3-5-3-2-----||


                                          To Coda
                                   PM----------|
  W          W          W          E E E E E E E E
|----------|----------|----------|-----------------|
|----------|----------|----------|-----------------|
|----------|-3--------|-5--------|-4-4-4-5-7-5-4---|
|-0--------|-3--------|-5--------|-----------------|
|-0--------|-1--------|-3--------|-----------------|
|-0--------|----------|----------|-----------------|
|
|                                  PM----------|
| W          W          W          E E E E E E E E
|----------|----------|----------|-----------------|
|----------|----------|----------|-----------------|
|----------|-3--------|-5--------|-----------------|
|-0--------|-3--------|-5--------|-----------------|
|-0--------|-1--------|-3--------|-2-2-2-3-5-3-2---|
|-0--------|----------|----------|-2-2-2-3-5-3-2---|


 Interlude
  Gtrs I, II
  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
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------2-2---|---------2-3-3-2-|-----------2-2---|-----------------|
|-0---0---5-2-2-5-|-3---3---2-3-3-2-|-0---0---5-2-2-3-|-5-5---3-3---2-2-|
|-0---0---5-0-0-5-|-3---3---0-1-1-0-|-0---0---5-0-0-3-|-5-5---3-3---2-2-|
|-0---0---5-----5-|-3---3-----------|-0---0---5-----3-|-5-5---3-3---2-2-|


   Verse
       PM--|   PM|      PM--|   PM|      PM--|   PM|
    Q  E E E E E E   Q  E E E E E E   Q  E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
||-----------------|----------------|----------------|-------------------||
||o----------------|----------------|----------------|------------------o||
||--2--------3-----|-2--------3-----|----------2-----|-------------------||
||--2--------3-----|-2--------3-----|-3--------2-----|-3-3-x-3-x-3-5-5---||
||o-0--0-0-0-1-0-0-|-0--0-0-0-1-0-0-|-3--0-0-0-0-0-0-|-3-3-x-3-x-3-5-5--o||
||-----0-0-0---0-0-|----0-0-0---0-0-|-3--0-0-0---0-0-|-3-3-x-3-x-3-5-5---||


                                                             D.S. al Coda
        PM|       PM      PM|       PM      PM|
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E Q.     E E E E E E E E
||------------------|-----------------|----------------|-------------------||
||o-----------------|-----------------|----------------|------------------o||
||--2-2-----2-3-----|-2-2-------------|-2-2-----2-3----|-------------------||
||--2-2-----2-3-----|-2-2-----3-5-----|-2-2-----2-3----|-3-3-x-3-x-3-5-5---||
||o-0-0-0-0-0-1---0-|-0-0-0-0-3-5---0-|-0-0-0-0-0-1----|-3-3-x-3-x-3-5-5--o||
||------0-0-------0-|-----0-0-3-5---0-|-----0-0--------|-3-3-x-3-x-3-5-5---||


   Bridge
    &
    PM---------------------------------------|
    H    H      H    H      H    H      H    H
||------------|-----------|-----------|-----------|
||o-----------|-----------|-----------|-----------|
||------------|-----------|-----------|-----------|
||------------|-----------|-3----3----|-3----3----|
||o-0----0----|-0----0----|-1----1----|-1----1----|
||--0----0----|-0----0----|-----------|-----------|


  PM---------------------------------------|
  H    H      H    H      H    H      H    H
|-----------|-----------|-----------|------------||
|-----------|-----------|-----------|-----------o||
|-----------|-----------|-----------|------------||
|-5----5----|-5----5----|-2----2----|-2----2-----||
|-3----3----|-3----3----|-0----0----|-0----0----o||
|-----------|-----------|-----------|------------||


    Gtr I
     E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E    Q    Q     Q      Q
||--13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-|-13--------(13)---(12)---|
||o-------------------------|------10-----------------|
||--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-------------------------|
||--------------------------|-------------------------|
||o-------------------------|-------------------------|
||--------------------------|-------------------------|
|
|   Gtr II
|    PM------------------------------------------------
|    E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E    E E  E E   E  E   E  E
||--------------------------|-------------------------|
||o-------------------------|-------------------------|
||--------------------------|-------------------------|
||--------------------------|-------------------------|
||o--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-|


   Q    Q    Q    Q      Q    Q    Q    Q
|-13--------13--------|-13--------13---12----|
|------10--------10---|------10--------------|
|---------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------|----------------------|
|
|-----------------------------------------|
|  E E  E E  E E  E E    E E  E E  E E  E E
|---------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------|----------------------|
|--3-3--3-3--3-3--3-3-|--3-3--3-3--3-3--3-3--|
|--1-1--1-1--1-1--1-1-|--1-1--1-1--1-1--1-1--|
|---------------------|----------------------|


   Q    Q    Q    Q      Q    Q     Q      Q
|-13--------13--------|-13--------(13)---(12)---|
|------10--------10---|------10-----------------|
|---------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------|-------------------------|
|
|  PM--------------------------------------------
|  E E  E E  E E  E E    E E  E E   E  E   E  E
|---------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------|-------------------------|
|--5-5--5-5--5-5--5-5-|--5-5--5-5---5--5---5--5-|
|--3-3--3-3--3-3--3-3-|--3-3--3-3---3--3---3--3-|
|---------------------|-------------------------|


   Q    Q    Q    Q      Q    Q    Q    Q
|-13--------13--------|-13--------13---12----||
|------10--------10---|------10-------------o||
|---------------------|----------------------||
|---------------------|----------------------||
|---------------------|---------------------o||
|---------------------|----------------------||
|
|-----------------------------------------|
|  E E  E E  E E  E E    E E  E E  E E  E E
|---------------------|----------------------||
|---------------------|---------------------o||
|---------------------|----------------------||
|--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-o||
|---------------------|----------------------||


 Pre-Chorus
  Gtr II
   Q   Q   Q   Q     +H      H       Q   Q   Q   Q     +H      H
|-----------------|---------------|-----------------|---------------|
|-----------------|---------------|-----------------|---------------|
|-------------10--|-(10)----------|-------------10--|-(10)----------|
|---------10------|---------------|---------10------|---------------|
|-12--12----------|---------12----|-11--11----------|---------11----|
|-----------------|---------------|-----------------|---------------|


   Q   Q   Q   Q     +H      H      Q   Q   Q   Q     Q   Q  h
|-----------------|---------------|----------------|--------------|
|-----------------|---------------|----------------|--------------|
|-------------10--|-(10)----------|--------10------|--------------|
|---------10------|---------------|----10------10--|-----10-------|
|-10--10----------|---------10----|-9--------------|-10------0----|
|-----------------|---------------|----------------|---------0----|


   Out-Chorus
    Gtr I
                                     PM----------|
    W          W          W          E E E E E E E E   3x
||-----------|----------|----------|-------------------||
||o----------|----------|----------|------------------o||
||-----------|-3--------|-5--------|-------------------||
||--0--------|-3--------|-5--------|-------------------||
||o-0--------|-1--------|-3--------|-2-2-2-3-5-3-2----o||
||--0--------|----------|----------|-2-2-2-3-5-3-2-----||
|
|   Gtr II
|                                    PM----------|
|   W          W          W          E E E E E E E E   3x
||-----------|----------|----------|-------------------||
||o----------|----------|----------|------------------o||
||-----------|-3--------|-5--------|-------------------||
||--0--------|-3--------|-5--------|-------------------||
||o-0--------|-1--------|-3--------|-2-2-2-3-5-3-2----o||
||--0--------|----------|----------|-2-2-2-3-5-3-2-----||


                                   PM----------|
  W          W          W          E E E E E E E E
|----------|----------|----------|-----------------|
|----------|----------|----------|-----------------|
|----------|-3--------|-5--------|-4-4-4-5-7-5-4---|
|-0--------|-3--------|-5--------|-----------------|
|-0--------|-1--------|-3--------|-----------------|
|-0--------|----------|----------|-----------------|
|
|                                  PM----------|
| W          W          W          E E E E E E E E
|----------|----------|----------|-----------------|
|----------|----------|----------|-----------------|
|----------|-3--------|-5--------|-----------------|
|-0--------|-3--------|-5--------|-----------------|
|-0--------|-1--------|-3--------|-2-2-2-3-5-3-2---|
|-0--------|----------|----------|-2-2-2-3-5-3-2---|


 Outro
  Gtrs I, II
  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
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------2-2---|---------2-3-3-2-|-----------2-2---|-----------------|
|-0---0---5-2-2-5-|-3---3---2-3-3-2-|-0---0---5-2-2-5-|-3-5-5---3-3---2-|
|-0---0---5-0-0-5-|-3---3---0-1-1-0-|-0---0---5-0-0-5-|-3-5-5---3-3---2-|
|-0---0---5-----5-|-3---3-----------|-0---0---5-----5-|-3-5-5---3-3---2-|


  Q  H.
|----------*|
|----------*|
|----------*|
|-2--------*|
|-2--------*|
|-2--------*|


 

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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~LΣGACY~ 71 Sep 27, 2011 06:13 PM

I don't know if you were just trying to make it different...but the other intro is so much easier to play

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natuMzzri 1,809 Oct 04, 2011 07:41 AM

ya i was just trying to keep the chords in the same area on the neck but now I'll agree that the other way is easier

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