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D# G# C# F# A# D#
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                            ERUPTION - Van Halen
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Tabbed by: JackMule
E-mail: PlayingSongs@hotmail.com

Editor Notes: There are a lot of subtle notes played in this song. I may have missed a
              couple or misinterpreted some. Email me if you know a part is wrong.

Tuning: Half-Step Down


1st Section:


                            PM|- - - -| p+
e|-----------------------------------------------------5-----|
B|---------------------------------------------------5---8p5-|
G|-----2-----------------------------5--7br9p5-7brb9---------|
D|-----2-----------------------5--7--------------------------|
A|-ps--0-----------7brb9-------------------------------------|
E|-ps--------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------|
B|---5h8p5p0---5h8p5p0---5h8p5p0---5h8p5p0-|
G|-8---------8---------8---------8---------|
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------|

                     p+ p+
e|-------5-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----5---8---------------------------------------------------------|
G|-7b9-------7-8p7p5-4--5--7-5h7p5p4---4h7p5p4---4h7p5p4-7-5h7p5p4---|
D|-----------------------------------7---------7-------------------7-|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

   p+ p+ p+ p+ p+ p+ p+ p+ p+    w\\   //w     w   w   w   w
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-4-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----7--6--5--4-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------7--6--5--3b5-----------0-----------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------0-------------------------------------------|


2nd Section:


                   (Hold the bend (20th fret) at a pitch of around 21.5 and do
                    slight bends to 22; don't release it back to 20 each time.)
                   |- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
e|---------------------17-17-------17-17-------17-17-------17-17-------17-17-|
B|----3--3---/20--pb22-------20b22-------20b22-------20b22-------20b22-------|
G|-2--0--2-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-2--0--0-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-0--x--0-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----3----------------------------------------------------------------------|

- - - -|
e|-------17-20b21------21p17------------17-------17-17-20br22p17----17-|
B|-20b22------------19--------19br22b21----20b22-----------------20----|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------|
B|-20br22p17----20br22p17-20br22p17----20brb22\---|
G|-----------19---------------------19------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------16-17-20----------20p17-20p17-20p17------------------------|
B|-------16-18-20-------------17-20-------------------19-20-19---------------|
G|-12/18-------------------18----------------------------------18pbr21p17h18-|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

          w|- - - - - - - - - - - -|    w\\
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|-18br19p14//18\\14//18\\14//18\\14\-------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------0---|


3rd Section (Tremolo Picking):


    w  w  w
e|-12------12-12-12-12-16-16-16-16-19-19-19-19-17-17-17-16-16-16-|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-17-17-17-14-14-14-16-16-16-16-|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|

e|-12-12-16-16-16-19-19-19-17-17-17-16-16-16-17-17-17-14-14-14-16-16-16-|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
e|-12-12-12-14-12-10-10-12-10-9-9-9-10-9-7-7-7-9-7-5-5-5-7-5-3-3-3-5-3-|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

                               w //w \\             //
e|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1h3p1p0-------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------5p3p0-------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------5p2p0-------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------0-----------------------------------------|


4th Section:


e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------6---5-------8p0h7-|
G|-----------------5p0---------5p0---------7p0h5-------|
D|-----5h7-7-7-7-7-----7-7-7-7-----8---8---------------|
A|-5/7-------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------|
B|-5h7p5h7p5h7p5h7p5h7p5-|
G|-----------------------|
D|-----------------------|
A|-----------------------|
E|-----------------------|

        PM|- - -|  PM|- - - -|
e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------5---4-------7p0h6-|
D|----------------5p0---------5p0---------7p0h4-------|
A|-----5h7-7-7-7------7-7-7-7-----7---7---------------|
E|-3/7------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------|
B|-------------------|
G|-4h6p4h6p4h6p4h6p4-|
D|-------------------|
A|-------------------|
E|-------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------6---5-------8p0h7-|
G|-----------------5p0---------5p0---------7p0h5-------|
D|-----5h7-7-7-7-7-----7-7-7-7-----8---8---------------|
A|-5/7-------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|-5h7p5h7p5h7-\-3h5p3h5p3-\-1h3p1h3p1-\-0h2p0h2p0h2-|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|


5th Section (Tapping):


   T      T     T     T     T     T     T     T
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|-14p2h5-9p2h5-9p2h5-9p2h5-9p2h5-9p2h5-9p2h5-9p2h5-|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

   T      T      T      T      T      T      T      T
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|-10p2h5-10p2h5-10p2h5-10p2h5-10p2h5-10p2h5-10p2h5-10p2h5-|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

   T      T      T      T      T      T      T      T
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|-10p4h7-10p4h7-10p4h7-10p4h7-10p4h7-10p4h7-12p4h7-12p4h7-|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

   T      T      T      T      T      T      T      T
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|-12p5h9-12p5h9-12p5h9-12p5h9-12p5h9-12p5h9-12p5h9-12p5h9-|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

   T      T      T      T      T      T      T      T
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|-13p5h8-13p5h8-13p5h8-13p5h8-13p5h8-13p5h8-15p5h8-15p5h8-|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

   T       T       T       T       T       T       T       T
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-15p7h10-15p7h10-15p7h10-15p7h10-15p7h10-15p7h10-17p7h10-17p7h10-|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

   T       T       T       T       T       T       T       T   
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-17p12p9-17p12p9-17p12p9-17p12p9-17p12p9-17p12p9-17p12p9-17p12p9-|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

   T       T       T       T         
e|---------------------------------|
B|-17p9h12-17p9h12-17p9h12-17p9h12-|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|

   T     T        T        T        T        T        T       T 
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-17p12-17p12h15-17p11h14-17p11h14-17p10h13-17p10h13-17p9h12-17p9h12-|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

   T        T        T        T        T        T        T       T
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-17p12h15-17p12h15-17p11h14-17p11h14-17p10h13-17p10h13-17p9h12-17p9h12-|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

   T        T        T       T       T       T       T       T 
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-15p10h13-15p10h13-15p9h12-15p9h12-15p8h11-15p8h11-15p7h10-15p7h10-|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

   T       T       T       T       T      T      T      T
e|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-13p8h11-13p8h11-13p7h10-13p7h10-13p6h9-13p6h9-13p5h8-13p5h8-|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|

   T      T      T      T      T      T      T      T
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|-12p4h7-12p4h7-12p4h7-12p4h7-12p4h7-12p4h7-12p4h7-12p4h7-|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

   T      T      T      T      T      T      T      T
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|-12p5h8-12p5h8-12p5h8-12p5h8-12p5h8-12p5h8-12p5h8-12p5h8-|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

   T      T      T      T      T      T      T      T
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|-12p4h7-12p4h7-12p4h7-12p4h7-12p4h7-12p4h7-12p4h7-12p4h7-|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

   T      T      T      T      T      T      T      T
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|-12p5h8-12p4h7-12p5h8-12p4h7-12p5h8-12p4h7-12p5h8-12p4h7-|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|X2

   T               +  +   w\\          
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|-12p5\---------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------7--7------------------------------------|
E|---------ps-0--------------------------------------------|
 
 
************************************

| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| //  whammy up
| //  whammy down
| ps  pick slide 
| w   whammy
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| +   harmonic
| p+  pinch harmonic
| PM  Palm mute
| T   Tapped note
| b   Bend
| pb  Pre-bend
| pbr Pre-bend release
| br  Bend release
| brb Bend release bend

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