The Word You Wield (WiP)

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The Word You Wield (WiP)

Postby TheThirdDay » Tue Nov 23, 2010 12:08 am

Hey all, first post here. ;) This is a work in progress. Any comments/criticisms would be appreciated.

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Clean Riff (0:03):
   E E E S SE E E S S   E E E E E E E E
e|--------------------|-----------------|
b|-3-3-3-3/44-4-4-4\3-|---3-4-3-4-3-4-3-|
g|-3-3-3-3/44-4-4-4\3-|-----------------|
d|--------------------|-----------------|
a|-1-1-1-1/22-2-2-2\1-|-----------------|
e|--------------------|-2---------------|

   E E E S SE E E S S   E E E E E E E E
e|--------------------|-----------2-----|
b|-3-3-3-3/44-4-4-4\3-|---3-4-3-4---4-3-|
g|-3-3-3-3/44-4-4-4\3-|-----------------|
d|--------------------|-----------------|
a|-1-1-1-1/22-2-2-2\1-|-----------------|
e|--------------------|-2---------------|

Distorted Riff (0:53):
   E E SSSSE E E E     E E E E E E E E
e|-----xxxx----------|-----------------|
b|-3-3-xxxx4-4-------|---3-4-3-4-3-4-3-|
g|-3-3-xxxx4-4-------|-----------------|
d|-----xxxx----------|-----------------|
a|-1-1-xxxx2-2-------|-----------------|
e|-----xxxx----2/14\-|-2---------------|

   E E SSSSE E E E     E E E E E E E E
e|-----xxxx----------|-----------2-----|
b|-3-3-xxxx4-4-------|---3-4-3-4---4-3-|
g|-3-3-xxxx4-4-------|-----------------|
d|-----xxxx----------|-----------------|
a|-1-1-xxxx2-2-------|-----------------|
e|-----xxxx----2/14\-|-2---------------|

Piano Riff Tabbed to Guitar (1:18):
   E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E    E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
e|----------14-------14----|-------------------------|
b|-16-15-15----16-15----16-|-15-15-16-15-16-15-16-15-|
g|-------------------------|-------------------------|
d|-------------------------|-------------------------|
a|-------------------------|-------------------------|
e|-------------------------|-------------------------|

   E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E    E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
e|----------14-------14----|----------------14-------|
b|-16-15-15----16-15----16-|-15-15-16-15-16----16-15-|
g|-------------------------|-------------------------|
d|-------------------------|-------------------------|
a|-------------------------|-------------------------|
e|-------------------------|-------------------------|
   E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E    E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
e|----------14-------14----|-------------------------|
b|-16-15-15----16-15----16-|-15-15-16-15-16-15-16-15-|
g|-------------------------|-------------------------|
d|-------------------------|-------------------------|
a|-------------------------|-------------------------|
e|-------------------------|-------------------------|
   E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E    E  H..
e|----------14-------14----|--------|
b|-16-15-15----16-15----16-|-15-----|
g|-------------------------|--------|
d|-------------------------|--------|
a|-------------------------|--------|
e|-------------------------|--------|

Clean Bridge (2:08):
   Still need to tab this bit.

Final Chorus (3:10):
   E E E E E E E E   E E E E S S S S S S E
e|-----------------|-----------------------|
b|-----------------|-----------------------|
g|-3-3-3-3-4-4-4-4-|---------3b4r3b4r3b4r3-|
d|-3-3-3-3-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4---------------|
a|-----------------|-4-4-4-4---------------|
e|-1-1-1-1-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2---------------|

H=Half; E=Eighth; S=Sixteenth; .=note is dotted (1.5x normal duration);
..=note is double-dotted (1.75x normal duration);/=Slide up; \=Slide down;
xby=Bend note x to note y's pitch; yrx=Release note x from note y's pitch;
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Re: The Word You Wield (WiP)

Postby Norgan » Tue Nov 23, 2010 12:26 am

First I'd suggest you try playing it it half set down. The high notes ringing out sound a lot better in half step because you can play it on the high e and b strings together and the resonance is awesome.



Other than that, this sounds pretty close to how I play it. I do, however, play some more simple chords. Also, I normally strum the interlude instead of doing the picking. I've never taken the time to actually figure out the real interlude, but the chords I strum work perfectly in it's place.

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Verse
eb|-----------------|-----0---0---0---|
bb|---------5-5-5-5-|---4---4---4---4-|
gb|-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-|-----------------|
db|-4-4-4-4---------|-5---------------|
ab|-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-|-5---------------|
eb|-----------------|-3---------------|

eb|-----------------|-----0---0-3-0---|
bb|---------5-5-5-5-|---4---4-------4-|
gb|-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-|-----------------|
db|-4-4-4-4---------|-5---------------|
ab|-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-|-5---------------|
eb|-----------------|-3---------------|


Chorus
eb|-----x-x-----x-x-|-----0---0---0---|
bb|-----x-x-----x-x-|---4---4---4---4-|
gb|-4-4-x-x-5-5-x-x-|-----------------|
db|-4-4-x-x-5-5-x-x-|-5---------------|
ab|-2-2-x-x-3-3-x-x-|-5---------------|
eb|-----x-x-----x-x-|-3---------------|

eb|-----x-x-----x-x-|-----0---0-3-0---|
bb|-----x-x-----x-x-|---4---4-------4-|
gb|-4-4-x-x-5-5-x-x-|-----------------|
db|-4-4-x-x-5-5-x-x-|-5---------------|
ab|-2-2-x-x-3-3-x-x-|-5---------------|
eb|-----x-x-----x-x-|-3---------------|


Interlude
eb|-----------------|-----------------|
bb|-----------------|-----------------|
gb|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
db|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
ab|-7-7-7-7-3-3-3-3-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
eb|-----------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-2-2-|
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Re: The Word You Wield (WiP)

Postby oib111 » Tue Nov 23, 2010 2:07 pm

There's a pretty accurate tab of this up at ultimate-guitar. All credits to Steve Smith:

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                      Verse
"You've got no where to go but up"
e|----------------------|------------------------|
B|----------------------|--3-4-3-4-3-4-3---------|
G|--2-2-2-22-4-4-4-4----|------------------------|
D|--3-3-3-33-4-4-4-4-4--|------------------------|
A|--1-1-1-11-2-2-2-2-4--|------------------------|
E|-------------------2--|------------------------|

"To where you'll dine with foreign kings"
e|----------------------|----------2-------------|
B|----------------------|--3-4-3-4---4-3---------|
G|--2-2-2-22-4-4-4-4----|------------------------|
D|--3-3-3-33-4-4-4-4-4--|------------------------|
A|--1-1-1-11-2-2-2-2-4--|------------------------|
E|-------------------2--|------------------------|

"You can't forget about our trist"
e|----------------------|------------------------|
B|----------------------|--3-4-3-4-3-4-3---------|
G|--2-2-2-22-4-4-4-4----|------------------------|
D|--3-3-3-33-4-4-4-4-4--|------------------------|
A|--1-1-1-11-2-2-2-2-4--|------------------------|
E|-------------------2--|------------------------|
"And all those other fleeting things"
e|----------------------|----------2-------------|
B|----------------------|--3-4-3-4---4-3---------|
G|--2-2-2-22-4-4-4-4----|------------------------|
D|--3-3-3-33-4-4-4-4-4--|------------------------|
A|--1-1-1-11-2-2-2-2-4--|------------------------|
E|-------------------2--|------------------------|

Repeat verse once, ending on the F#m.

                      Chorus
"You've got no where to go!"
"Woah, Woah!"            "No where to go!"
e|----------------------|------------------------|
B|----------------------|--3-4-3-4-3-4-3---------|
G|-2-2-xxxx-4-4-xxxx----|------------------------|
D|-3-3-xxxx-4-4-xxxx-4--|------------------------|
A|-1-1-xxxx-2-2-xxxx-4--|------------------------|
E|-------------------2--|------------------------|
"Woah, Woah!"            "No where to go!"
e|----------------------|----------2-------------|
B|----------------------|--3-4-3-4---4-3---------|
G|-2-2-xxxx-4-4-xxxx----|------------------------|
D|-3-3-xxxx-4-4-xxxx-4--|------------------------|
A|-1-1-xxxx-2-2-xxxx-4--|------------------------|
E|-------------------2--|------------------------|
"Woah, Woah!"            "No where to go!"
e|----------------------|------------------------|
B|----------------------|--3-4-3-4-3-4-3---------|
G|-2-2-xxxx-4-4-xxxx----|------------------------|
D|-3-3-xxxx-4-4-xxxx-4--|------------------------|
A|-1-1-xxxx-2-2-xxxx-4--|------------------------|
E|-------------------2--|------------------------|
"Woah, Woah!"            "No where to go!"
e|----------------------|----------2-------------|
B|----------------------|--3-4-3-4---4-3---------|
G|-2-2-xxxx-4-4-xxxx----|------------------------|
D|-3-3-xxxx-4-4-xxxx-4--|------------------------|
A|-1-1-xxxx-2-2-xxxx-4--|------------------------|
E|-------------------2--|------------------------|

Repeat Verse, with the piano playing the 3-4-3-4-3-4 throughout the verse.

Repeat Chorus.

                      Bridge
"There must be something,
"Wrong with me, my mind, is just a sickly little"
e|-----------------------------2--1--|
B|-----2-------2-----------2-------2-|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|---3---3---4---4-----4-------------|
A|-1-------2---------4---------------|
E|-----------------2-----------------|
"Alibi, and why, am I surprised you're giving"
e|-----------------------------2p1--1h2|
B|-----2-------2-----------2-----------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|---3---3---4---4-----4---------------|
A|-1-------2---------4-----------------|
E|-----------------2-------------------|
"Up on me, goodbye, the word you're wielding"
e|-----------------------------2--1--|
B|-----2-------2-----------2-------2-|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|---3---3---4---4-----4-------------|
A|-1-------2---------4---------------|
E|-----------------2-----------------|
"Like a knife."
e|-----------------------------2p1--1h2|
B|-----2-------2-----------2-----------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|---3---3---4---4-----4---------------|
A|-1-------2---------4-----------------|
E|-----------------2-------------------|

Repeat Bridge, with the
Piano part in the background:
e|-----9-----9---7-6-7-4-6-2-4-2p1h2-|-----9----9---7-6-|
B|-6-7---6-7---6---------------------|-6-7---6-7--6-----|

"You've got no where to go!"
Repeat Chorus twice.
"The word you're wielding like a knife."
                   Final Chorus
"Woah, Woah!"       "The word you're wielding like a knife."
e|-------------------------|-1h2p1h2p1~-|
B|-------------------------|------------|
G|-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4---------|------------|
D|-3-3-3-3-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|------------|
A|-1-1-1-1-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-|------------|
E|-----------------2-2-2-2-|------------|
"Woah, Woah!"       "The word you're wielding like a knife."
e|-------------------------|-1h2p1h2p1~-|
B|-------------------------|------------|
G|-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4---------|------------|
D|-3-3-3-3-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|------------|
A|-1-1-1-1-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-|------------|
E|-----------------2-2-2-2-|------------|
"Woah, Woah!"       "The word you're wielding like a knife."
e|-------------------------|-1h2p1h2p1~-|
B|-------------------------|------------|
G|-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4---------|------------|
D|-3-3-3-3-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|------------|
A|-1-1-1-1-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-|------------|
E|-----------------2-2-2-2-|------------|
"Woah, WOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAHHHHHHH!
e|-------------------------|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|-3-4-3-4-3-4----3----4~~~|
G|-2-2-xxxx-4-4-xxxx-------|-------------------------|
D|-3-3-xxxx-4-4-xxxx-4~~~--|-------------------------|
A|-1-1-xxxx-2-2-xxxx-4~~~--|-------------------------|
E|-------------------2~~~--|-------------------------|


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