Alter Bridge

The Damage Done

Alter Bridge

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The Damage Done

	  		 

All Guitars - Heavy Distortion  

  Intro (bass plays 1st measure)  
       w/ wah and wide tremelo bar vibrato          ^ bend up +3 then release  
  
Eb-------|--------------|----------------|-----------------|  
Bb-------|--------------|----------------|-----------------|  
Gb-------|----------7~~-|--(7~~)------9~-|--(9~~)---10^----|  
Db-------|--------------|----------------|-----------------|  
Ab-------|---*2~~---5~~-|--(5~~)------7~-|--(7~~)---8^-----|  
Bb-------|--------------|----------------|-----------------|  
  

  Riff 1					      play {} on 2nd time  
  
Eb-------------------------------|---------------------------------|  
Bb-------------------------------|--------------------------------o|  
Gb-------------4-----------2-----|--------4---4~-------2---2~------|  
Db-------------------------------|---------------------------------|  
Ab----------/5---5~-----/3---3~--|-----/5---5-------/3---3--------o|  
Bb---0---------------0-----------|--0------------------------{1}---|  
  


Verse:  
		    PM_____   PM_	    PH	   PM_____   PM_	    NH  
  
Eb---------------|------------------------------|--------------------------------|  
Bb---------------|------------------------------|--------------------------------|  
Gb---------------|------------------------------|--------------------------------|  
Db------------2--|------------------------------|---------------------------*2.2-|  
Ab---2--------3--|----------2-----------2-------|----------2-----------2---------|  
Bb---0--------1--|--0-0-0-0---0-0-0---0---0-*2~-|--0-0-0-0---0-0-0---0---0-0-----|  
  
  Guitar1    Both Guitars  
"I won't waste away, I won't let this take me down. I can't survive as long as I keep it"  


     PM_____   PM_	      PH     PM_____   PM_	     PH  
  
Eb--------------------------------|------------------------------|  
Bb--------------------------------|------------------------------|  
Gb--------------------------------|------------------------------|  
Db--------------------------------|------------------------------|  
Ab------------2-----------2-------|----------2-----------2-------|  
Bb---0-00-0-0---0-0-0---0---0-*2~-|--0-0-0-0---0-0-0---0---0-*2~-|  
  
 "around"			   "I wish it would fade But it will just sell me"  
   


     PM_____   PM_	     		bend while picking  
  
Eb------------------------------|------------------------------------------|  
Bb------------------------------|------5-5-5-b6-b6-b6-b7-b7-b7-5b7r5-3-----|  
Gb------------------------------|--------------------------------------*4~-|  
Db------------------------------|------------------------------------------|  
Ab-----------2-----------2------|------------------------------------------|  
Bb---0-0-0-0---0-0-0---0---3-2--|--0---------------------------------------|  
  
					Guitar 2  
"out"                                 "Over and over and over I cried out"   


     PM_____   PM_	     	    
  
Eb---------------------------------|  
Bb---------------------------------|  
Gb---------------------------------|  
Db---------------------------------|  
Ab-----------2-----------2---------|  
Bb---0-0-0-0---0-0-0---0---0-3-*2~-|  
  
     Both Guitars Again  
"loud"                 "Somebody Save"  

PreChorus  
  
Eb------------------|--------------|----------------|--------------|  
Bb------------------|--------------|----------------|--------------|  
Gb-------------4----|--------2-----|--------4---4~--|-----2---2~---|  
Db------------------|--------------|----------------|--------------|  
Ab----------/5---5~-|-----/3---3~--|-----/5---5-----|--/3---3------|  
Bb---0--------------|--0-----------|--0-------------|--------------|  
  
    "me"					     "Somebody save"  

  
Eb------------------|--------------|----------------|--------------|  
Bb------------------|--------------|----------------|--------------|  
Gb-------------4----|--------2-----|--------4---4~--|-----2--------|  
Db------------------|--------------|----------------|-----------2--|  
Ab----------/5---5~-|-----/3---3~--|-----/5---5-----|--/3---3---3--|  
Bb---0--------------|--0-----------|--0-------------|-----------1--|  
  
    "me"  

Chorus: Guitar 1 	Both parts have a sixteenth note strum rhythm  
  
Eb--------|-----------|----------------|--------|--------|-----------------------|  
Bb--------|-----------|----------------|--------|--------|-----------------------|  
Gb--------|-----------|----------------|--------|--------|-----------------------|  
Db---4----|---4-------|---9------------|---4----|---4----|---9-------------------|  
Ab---5----|---4-------|---10-----------|---5----|---4----|---10----------9-9-9-9-|  
Bb---3----|---2-------|---8------------|---3----|---2----|---8-----------7-7-7-7-|  
  
|  
|Guitar 2 w/ wah	play 2 beats each	       
  
Eb---5----|---5-------|--10--------10--|---5----|---5----|--10------10-------|  
Bb---7----|---7-------|--13--------12--|---7----|---7----|--13------12-------|  
Gb---7----|---6-------|--12--------12--|---7----|---6----|--12------12-------|  
Db--------|-----------|----------------|--------|--------|-------------------|  
Ab--------|-----------|----------------|--------|--------|-------------------|  
Ab--------|-----------|----------------|--------|--------|-------------------|  
  

Chorus Lyrics: "The race I run, it keeps me focused on the man I could become.   
		The damage done, I want to wash the filth away till there is none."   

Play Riff 1 once, then play Verse 2:  

	      bend while picking  
  
Eb------------------------------------------|-------------------------------|  
Bb------0-0-0-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-----|-------------------------------|  
Gb------4-4-4-4-b5-b5-b5-b5-b6-b6-b6-b6-----|-------------------------------|  
Db------------------------------------------|-------------------------------|  
Ab---------------------------------------3--|-----------2-----2-----2-------|  
Bb--0------------------------------------1--|---0-0-0-0---0-0-----0---0-*2~-|  
  
  Guitar 1 bottom, Guitar 2 top part		Both Guitars  
       "I run till I break from the way it was killing me"  


     PM_____   PM_	   PM_ NH   PM______   PM_	     PH  
  
Eb---------------------------------|-------------------------------|  
Bb---------------------------------|-------------------------------|  
Gb---------------------------------|-------------------------------|  
Db-----------------------------2.2-|-------------------------------|  
Ab-----------2-----2-----2---------|-----------2-----2-----2-------|  
Bb---0-0-0-0---0-0-----0---0-0-----|--0-00-0-0---0-0-----0---0-*2~-|  
  
   "Profuse to the day I'll suffer afraid to speak"         "I carry"  


     PM_____   PM_	     		bend while picking  
  
Eb------------------------------|----------------------5----8-------------|  
Bb------------------------------|------5-5-5-b6-b6-b6----b7-----7r5-3-----|  
Gb------------------------------|-------------------------------------*4~-|  
Db------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|  
Ab-----------2-----------2------|-----------------------------------------|  
Bb---0-0-0-0---0-0-0---0---3-2--|--0--------------------------------------|  
  
					Guitar 2 - Top part  
 "the shame And beg for a remedy" "How long must I live With the damage of my"  
   
     PM_____   PM_	   	PH  	    
  
Eb----------------------------------|  
Bb----------------------------------|  
Gb----------------------------------|  
Db----------------------------------|  
Ab-----------2-----2-----2----------|  
Bb---0-0-0-0---0-0-----0---0--5-*4~-|  
  
     Both Guitars Again  
"disease"		"Somebody save"  

Play Prechorus and Chorus Again as before, Then   

Bridge -   

Guitar 1  
     PM_____    
  
Eb-----------------------------------|-------------------------------|  
Bb-----------------------------------|-------------------------------|  
Gb-----------------------------------|-------------------------------|  
Db-----------------------------------|-------------------------------|  
Ab---2-2-2-2-------------------------|-------------------------------|  
Bb---0-0-0-0-------------------------|-------------------------------|  
  
|  
|    Guitar 2  
|    PM_____  
  
Eb-------------------------------------|-----------------------------|  
Bb-------------------------------------|-----------------------------|  
Gb-------------------------------------|-----------------------------|  
Db--------------5-4-2-0---------5-4-2~-|----------5-4-2-0---2------0-|  
Ab---2-2-2-2---------------------------|----------------------4------|  
Ab---2-2-2-2------------2-2-2-2--------|--2-22-2-2-------2-2----2-2--|  
  
      

     Guitar 1  
  
Eb-----------------------------------|-------------------------------|  
Bb-----------------------------------|-------------------------------|  
Gb-----------------------------------|-------------------------------|  
Db---2-2-2---------------------------|-----------------------------8-|  
Ab---0-0-0---------------------------|-----------------------------9-|  
Bb-----------------------------------|-----------------------------7-|  
  
|  
|    Guitar 2  
|      PM___  
  
Eb-------------------------------------|-----------------------------|  
Bb-------------------------------------|-----------------------------|  
Gb-------------------------------------|-----------------------------|  
Db--------------5-4-2-0---------5-4-2~-|----------5-4-2-0---2------0-|  
Ab---0---------------------------------|----------------------4------|  
Ab-----0-0-0------------0-0-0-0--------|--0-00-0-0-------0-0----0-0--|  
  

  Guitar 1   
  
Eb-----------------------------------|-------------------------------|  
Bb-----------------------------------|-------------------------------|  
Gb-----------------------------------|-------------------------------|  
Db---9-------------------------------|--(9)--------------------------|  
Ab---10------------------------------|--(10)-------------------------|  
Bb---8-------------------------------|--(8)--------------------------|  
  
|  
| Guitar 2 (w/ harmonizer: +3rd interval, Bb minor), both parts written here  
|      PM___  
  
Eb-------------------------------------|-------------------------------|  
Bb-------------------------------------|-------------------------------|  
Gb--------------4-2-0-----------4-2-0--|----------4-2-0-------0--------|  
Db--------------5-4-2-4---------5-4-2~-|----------5-4-2-4-----2-2----4-|  
Ab---0----------------5----------------|----------------5-------4----5-|  
Ab-----2-2-2------------2-2-2-2--------|--2-22-2-2--------2-2-----2-2--|  
  
    
     Guitar 1  
  
Eb-------------------------------------|-----------------------------|  
Bb-------------------------------------|-----------------------------|  
Gb-------------------------------------|-----------------------------|  
Db---6---------------------------------|---8-------------------------|  
Ab---7---------------------------------|---9-------------------------|  
Bb---5---------------------------------|---7-------------------------|  
  
|  
|    Guitar 2  
|    PM_____  
Eb-------------------------------------|-----------------------------|  
Bb-------------------------------------|-----------------------------|  
Gb--------------4-2-0-----------4-2-0--|----------4-2----------------|  
Db---0----------5-4-2-4---------5-4-2~-|----------5-4-4--5b6r5~--4-5-|  
Ab---2----------------5----------------|--------------5--7b8r7~--5-7-|  
Ab---0-0-0-0------------0-0-0-0--------|--0-00-0-0-------------------|  

Solo-  
Guitar 1 plays Chords:  
  
Eb---------|----------|---------|---------|--------|--------|-------|--------|  
Bb---------|----------|---------|---------|--------|--------|-------|--------|  
Gb---2-----|--(2)-----|---------|---------|--------|--------|-------|--------|  
Db---2-----|--(2)-----|---9-----|--(9)----|--8-----|--(8)---|---4---|---10---|  
Ab---0-----|--(0)-----|---10----|--(10)---|--9-----|--(9)---|---5---|---11---|  
Bb---------|----------|---8-----|--(8)----|--7-----|--(7)---|---3---|---9----|  
  

Guitar 2 (harmonizer off):				prebend  
  
Eb---------------------------------|----------------------------------|  
Bb--------2-3-2---------2-3-2------|-------2-3-2-----2-b3r2-b3r2------|  
Gb---4--4-------4-2---4-------4-2--|--4--4-------4-2-------------2-4--|  
Db---------------------------------|----------------------------------|  
Ab---------------------------------|----------------------------------|  
Ab---------------------------------|----------------------------------|  
  

     previous line w/ harmonizer (harmony is tabbed here)	     &&  
  
Eb--------0-2-0---------0-2-0------|-------0-2-0------------------------------|  
Bb---3--3-2-3-2-3-2---3-2-3-2-3-2--|--3--3-2-3-2-3-2-5-b7r5-b7r5--2--2b3-2p0--|  
Gb---4--4-------4-2---4-------4-2--|--4--4-------4-2-6-b7r6-b7r6--2-----------|  
Db---------------------------------|------------------------------------------|  
Ab---------------------------------|------------------------------------------|  
Ab---------------------------------|------------------------------------------|  
  
	&& switch pedal to an octave below, or use separate octave pedal  

  
Eb----------------------------------------------7--------------7-----|  
Bb---2b3-2p0-2b3-2p0-2b3-2p0-------5-5h7p5-9-10---10b12~----10---7~--|  
Gb---------------------------4-6-7-----------------------------------|  
Db-------------------------------------------------------------------|  
Ab-------------------------------------------------------------------|  
Ab-------------------------------------------------------------------|  
  

  
Eb------------------------------------------------------------------------------  
Bb---T3-p2-p0-T3-p2-p0-T3-p0--T5-p2-p0-T5-p2-p0-T5-p0--T7-p2-p0-T7-p2-p0-T7-p0--  
Gb------------------------------------------------------------------------------  
Db------------------------------------------------------------------------------  
Ab------------------------------------------------------------------------------  
Ab------------------------------------------------------------------------------  
  

  
Eb-------------------------------|-----------------12--------12-14-12-----12------------  
Bb---T12-p2-p0-T12-p2-p0-T12-p0--|--15-14-12--12-15--15-12-14--------14-15--12-14-15-14-  
Gb-------------------------------|----------14------------------------------------------  
Db-------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------  
Ab-------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------  
Ab-------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------  
  

  
Eb---------------|------------  
Bb------12-------|------------  
Gb---14----12-0--|------------  
Db---------------|--12~-------  
Ab---------------|------------  
Ab---------------|------------  
  

Play Final Chorus:  
  Guitar 1 	Both parts have a sixteenth note strum rhythm  
  
Eb--------|-----------|----------------|--------|--------|-------------------|  
Bb--------|-----------|----------------|--------|--------|-------------------|  
Gb--------|-----------|----------------|--------|--------|-------------------|  
Db---4----|---4-------|---9------------|---4----|---4----|---9---------------|  
Ab---5----|---4-------|---10-----------|---5----|---4----|---10--------------|  
Bb---3----|---2-------|---8------------|---3----|---2----|---8---------------|  
  
|  
| Guitar 2 w/ wah	play 2 beats each	       
  
Eb---5----|---5-------|--10--------10--|---5----|---5----|--10------10-------|  
Bb---7----|---7-------|--13--------12--|---7----|---7----|--13------12-------|  
Gb---7----|---6-------|--12--------12--|---7----|---6----|--12------12-------|  
Db--------|-----------|----------------|--------|--------|-------------------|  
Ab--------|-----------|----------------|--------|--------|-------------------|  
Ab--------|-----------|----------------|--------|--------|-------------------|  
  

  Guitar 1  
  
Eb--------|-----------|--------------------|  
Bb--------|-----------|--------------------|  
Gb--------|-----------|--------------------|  
Db---4----|---4-------|---9----------------|  
Ab---5----|---4-------|---10-------9-9-9-9-|  
Bb---3----|---2-------|---8--------7-7-7-7-|  
  
|  
| Guitar 2 		play 2 beats each	       
  
Eb---5----|---5-------|--10-----10---------|  
Bb---7----|---7-------|--13-----12---------|  
Gb---7----|---6-------|--12-----12---------|  
Db--------|-----------|--------------------|  
Ab--------|-----------|--------------------|  
Ab--------|-----------|--------------------|  
  

Play Riff 1 again and end on final chord  

Eb--------  
Bb--------  
Gb--------  
Db--------  
Ab---2----  
Bb---0----  

Key:  

T  right hand tap  
/  slide up  
\  slide down  
h  hammer-on  
p  pull-off  
*  harmonic indicator  
PH  Pinch Harmonic  
NH  Natural Harmonic (Lightly touch with fret hand finger)  
b   bend  
r   release  
()  held note  
~   vibrato  
PM  Palm Mute  

		  

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