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Unholy Confessions    Avenged Sevenfold



AVENGED SEVENFOLD - UNHOLY CONFESSIONS

tabbed by: John (xcheesevandalx@aol.com)

Key:
~    = let note ring out
...  = palm mute
/    = slide up
\\    = slide down
h    = hammer-on
p    = pull-off
v    = vibrato
b    = bend
  = harmonic
x    = mute string
*    = pinch harmonic

DROPPED D TUNING

GUITAR ONE'S PARTS

0:00
INTRO:
E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|----0-0-5-0-7-0-8-0-10-0-8-0-7h8p7-----8-8-10-0-8-0-7---|
D|----0-0----------------------------10--8-8--------------|
P.M.  . .                                . .

E|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|--------------------|
D|--------------------|
A|---7-7-7-0-8-0------|
D|---7-7---------10---|
P.M. . .

E|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|
A|----0-0-5-0-7-0-8-0-10-0-8-0-7h8p7--|
D|----0-0-----------------------------|
P.M.  . .

E|----------------|
B|----------------|
G|----------------|
D|--8-8x-----7-7x-|
A|--8-8x-----7-7x-|
D|--8-8x-----7-7x-|

E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|----0-0-5-0-7-0-8-0-10-0-8-0-7h8p7-----8-8-10-0-8-0-7---|
D|----0-0----------------------------10--8-8--------------|
P.M.  . .                                . .

E|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|--------------------|(x3)
D|--------------------|
A|---7-7-7-0-8-0------|
D|---7-7---------10---|
P.M. . .

E|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|----0-0-5-0-7-0-8-0-10-0-8-0-7h8p7----|
D|----0-0----------------------------10-|
P.M.  . .

E|----------------|
B|----------------|
G|----------------|
D|--8-8x-----7-7x-|
A|--8-8x-----7-7x-|
D|--8-8x-----7-7x-|

0:28
E|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|--12-12/14-14\\12-10\\9-|
D|---x--x--x-x---x--x-x-|
A|--10-10/12-12\\10--8\\7-|
D|----------------------|

0:29
VERSE: "I'll try..."
E|---------------------|-----------------------|-----------------|
B|---------------------|-----------------------|-----------------|
G|---------------------|--17-17\\15-15\\14-12/14-|-----------------|
D|--12---12-12-----0---|---x--x--x--x--x--x--x-|8---8-8-----10---|
A|--12---12-12-----0---|--15-15\\13-13\\12-10/12-|8---8-8-----10---|
D|--12---12-12-0-0-0---|-----------------------|8---8-8-8-8-10---|
P.M.           . .                                      . .

E|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|---12-12/14-14\\12-10\\9-|
D|----x--x--x--x--x--x-x-|(x2)
A|---10-10/12-12\\10--8\\7-|
D|-----------------------|

0:40  "Nothing tears the being..."
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------0-----------------------------8-------------10-------10-|
A|-----------0-----------------------------8-------------10-------10-|
D|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0x--0-0-7-7-8-8-8-8-8-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
P.M. . . . .   . . . . .   . . . . . . . .    .  .  .  .     .  .

  "I'll be here waiting..."
E|---------------------|-----------------------|-----------------|
B|---------------------|-----------------------|-----------------|
G|---------------------|--17-17\\15-15\\14-12/14-|-----------------|
D|--12---12-12-----0---|---x--x--x--x--x--x--x-|8---8-8-----10---|
A|--12---12-12-----0---|--15-15\\13-13\\12-10/12-|8---8-8-----10---|
D|--12---12-12-0-0-0---|-----------------------|8---8-8-8-8-10---|
P.M.           . .                                      . .

E|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|---12-12/14-14\\12-10\\9-|
D|----x--x--x--x--x--x-x-|
A|---10-10/12-12\\10--8\\7-|
D|-----------------------|


0:50
DUN DUN RIFF:
E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|(x4)
A|--0-0x--------0-0-0-0-0x--------0-0x--------0-0-0-0-0x--|
D|--0-0x--------0-0-0-0-0x--------0-0x--------0-0-0-0-0x--|
P.M.. .         . . . . .         . .         . . . . .

1:11
CHORUS:  "I wish I could be the one..."
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--7--x-----------5--5-5---------------------------------------------|
D|--7--x--0--2--3--5--5-5--3-2h3p2-0---3--x-3--3--3--8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
A|--5--x--0--2--3--3--3-3------------3-3--x-3--3--3--8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
D|--------0--2--3----------------------3--x-3--3--3--8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|

E|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|--7--x-----------5--5-5--5---5-5-5--5---|
D|--7--x--0--2--3--5--5-5--5---5-5-5--5---|
A|--5--x--0--2--3--3--3-3--3---3-3-3--3---|
D|--------0--2--3-------------------------|

E|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|--3--x--3--3---3--5--x--3~--|(x2)
A|--3--x--3--3---3--5--x--5~--|
D|--3--x--3--3---3--5--x--3~--|

1:52
HARMONIZING RIFF:                                                 (x2)
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------2-------------------------------------------|
D|--/7-5-7~--/3-2-3~--/3---5~----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------/7-5-7~--/4~-/5-/8-\\7-\\5-\\4~-/7-5-8~--|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

2:13
PRE-VERSE:
E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|----0-0-5-0-7-0-8-0-10-0-8-0-7h8p7-----8-8-10-0-8-0-7---|
D|----0-0----------------------------10--8-8--------------|
P.M.  . .                                . .

E|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|--------------------|(x3)
D|--------------------|
A|---7-7-7-0-8-0------|
D|---7-7---------10---|
P.M. . .

E|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|----0-0-5-0-7-0-8-0-10-0-8-0-7h8p7----|
D|----0-0----------------------------10-|
P.M.  . .

E|----------------|
B|----------------|
G|----------------|
D|--8-8x-----7-7x-|
A|--8-8x-----7-7x-|
D|--8-8x-----7-7x-|

2:23
VERSE 2: "Nothing will last..."
E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|----0-0-5-0-7-0-8-0-10-0-8-0-7h8p7-----8-8-10-0-8-0-7---|
D|----0-0----------------------------10--8-8--------------|
P.M.  . .                                . .

E|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|--------------------|(x4)
D|--------------------|
A|---7-7-7-0-8-0------|
D|---7-7---------10---|

2:43
BREAKDOWN: (slow chuggy palm mutes) "Break all your promises..."
E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
D|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
P.M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2:50
E|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|(x2)
A|--0-/12-11-0-/10-9-8-0-/7-0-/6-5--|
D|--0-/12-11-0-/10-9-8-0-/7-0-/6-5--|

2:58
DUN DUN RIFF:
E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|(x4)
A|--0-0x--------0-0-0-0-0x--------0-0x--------0-0-0-0-0x--|
D|--0-0x--------0-0-0-0-0x--------0-0x--------0-0-0-0-0x--|
P.M.. .         . . . . .         . .         . . . . .

3:19
BENDY THING:
(a third guitar plays the "dun dun" riff behind the other two)      (x4)
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--0-11b12-0-10b11-0-8b9-0-7p0-5b6-(long bend thing, sounds weird...)|

3:29
SECOND BENDY THING:
E|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------2----|
A|-------------------------------4--|
D|--0-6b7--0-5b6--0-4b5--0-3-0------|

3:34
CHORUS:  "I wish I could be the one..."
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--7--x-----------5--5-5---------------------------------------------|
D|--7--x--0--3--5--5--5-5--3-2h3p2-0---3--x-3--3--3--8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
A|--5--x--0--3--5--3--3-3------------3-3--x-3--3--3--8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
D|--------0--3--5----------------------3--x-3--3--3--8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|

E|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|--7--x-----------5--5-5--5---5-5-5--5---|
D|--7--x--0--3--5--5--5-5--5---5-5-5--5---|
A|--5--x--0--3--5--3--3-3--3---3-3-3--3---|
D|--------0--3--5-------------------------|

E|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|--3--x--3--3---3--5--x--3~--|
A|--3--x--3--3---3--5--x--5~--|
D|--3--x--3--3---3--5--x--3~--|

"When time soaked with blood..."
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--7--x-----------5--5-5---------------------------------------------|
D|--7--x--0--2--3--5--5-5--3-2h3p2-0---3--x-3--3--3--8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
A|--5--x--0--2--3--3--3-3------------3-3--x-3--3--3--8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
D|--------0--2--3----------------------3--x-3--3--3--8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|

E|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|--7--x-----------5--5-5--5---5-5-5--5---|
D|--7--x--0--2--3--5--5-5--5---5-5-5--5---|
A|--5--x--0--2--3--3--3-3--3---3-3-3--3---|
D|--------0--2--3-------------------------|

E|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|------------------------7~--|
D|--3--x--3--3---3--5--x--3~--|
A|--3--x--3--3---3--5--x--5~--|
D|--3--x--3--3---3--5--x--3~--|

4:20
BENDY THING OUTRO:
(a third guitar plays the "dun dun" riff behind the other two)
E|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|(x4)
A|----------------------------------|
D|--0-11b12-0-10b11-0-8b9-0-7p0-5b6-|

E|--------|
B|--------|
G|--------|
D|--0-0x--|END
A|--0-0x--|
D|--0-0x--|



GUITAR TWO'S PARTS

0:00
INTRO:                                    0:05        0:07
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-(drums hit, but no guitar at first)----------------8-8-x--7-7-x-----|
A|----------------------------------------0-0-x-------8-8-x--7-7-x-----|
D|----------------------------------------0-0-x-------8-8-x--7-7-x-----|
P.M.                                      . .

0:10
MAIN RIFF:                                                          (x3)
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------3-0-5-0-7-0-8-0-7-0-5h7p5--------8-0-7-0-5-----5-0-7-0-------|
A|---0-0----------------------------7--8-8-----------7-7---------7-----|
D|---0-0-------------------------------8-8-----------7-7---------------|
P.M. . .                               . .           . .

E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|--------3-0-5-0-7-0-8-0-7-0-5h7p5----8-8-x--7-7-x---|
A|---0-0----------------------------7--8-8-x--7-7-x---|
D|---0-0-------------------------------8-8-x--7-7-x---|
P.M. . .

0:28
E|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|--9-9/10-10\\9-7\\6-----|
D|--x-x--x--x-x-x-x-----|
A|--7-7/-8--8\\7-5\\4-----|
D|----------------------|

0:29
VERSE: "I'll try..."
E|---------------------|----------------------|-----------------|
B|---------------------|----------------------|-----------------|
G|---------------------|--14-14\\12-12\\10-9/10-|-----------------|
D|--12---12-12-----0---|---x--x--x--x--x-x--x-|8---8-8-----10---|
A|--12---12-12-----0---|--12-12\\10-10\\-8-7/-8-|8---8-8-----10---|
D|--12---12-12-0-0-0---|----------------------|8---8-8-8-8-10---|
P.M.           . .                                      . .

E|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|--9-9/10-10\\9-7\\6-----|
D|--x-x--x--x-x-x-x-----|(x2)
A|--7-7/-8--8\\7-5\\4-----|
D|----------------------|

0:40  "Nothing tears the being..."
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------0-----------------------------8-------------10-------10-|
A|-----------0-----------------------------8-------------10-------10-|
D|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0x--0-0-7-7-8-8-8-8-8-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
P.M. . . . .   . . . . .   . . . . . . . .    .  .  .  .     .  .

  "I'll be here waiting..."
E|---------------------|----------------------|-----------------|
B|---------------------|----------------------|-----------------|
G|---------------------|--14-14\\12-12\\10-9/10-|-----------------|
D|--12---12-12-----0---|---x--x--x--x--x-x--x-|8---8-8-----10---|
A|--12---12-12-----0---|--12-12\\10-10\\-8-7/-8-|8---8-8-----10---|
D|--12---12-12-0-0-0---|----------------------|8---8-8-8-8-10---|
P.M.           . .                                      . .

E|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|--9-9/10-10\\9-7\\6-----|
D|--x-x--x--x-x-x-x-----|
A|--7-7/-8--8\\7-5\\4-----|
D|----------------------|

0:50
DUN DUN RIFF:
E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|(x2)
A|--0-0x--------0-0-0-0-0x--------0-0x--------0-0-0-0-0x--|
D|--0-0x--------0-0-0-0-0x--------0-0x--------0-0-0-0-0x--|
P.M.. .         . . . . .         . .         . . . . .

1:01
PINCH HARMONIC RIFF:                                                (x2)
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------2---3-----2---3----------------3p0-5p0-7p0-8p0-7p0--7*-------|
A|----0-0---0---0-0---0---0-0-5-0-4--0-0-------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
P.M.  . .   .   . .   .   . .   .    . .

1:11
CHORUS:  "I wish I could be the one..."
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--7--x-----------5--5-5---------------------------------------------|
D|--7--x--0--2--3--5--5-5--3-2h3p2-0---3--x-3--3--3--8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
A|--5--x--0--2--3--3--3-3------------3-3--x-3--3--3--8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
D|--------0--2--3----------------------3--x-3--3--3--8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|

E|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|--7--x-----------5--5-5--5---5-5-5--5---|
D|--7--x--0--2--3--5--5-5--5---5-5-5--5---|
A|--5--x--0--2--3--3--3-3--3---3-3-3--3---|
D|--------0--2--3-------------------------|

E|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|--3--x--3--3---3--5--x--3~--|(x2)
A|--3--x--3--3---3--5--x--5~--|
D|--3--x--3--3---3--5--x--3~--|

1:52
HARMONIZING RIFF:                                                 (x2)
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--/8-7-8~-/5-4-5~-/5-8-7~-/5-3-4-0-0h1-/3-/4-\\3-\\1--/4-3-4---------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

2:13
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----0~----------------------------------------------8-8-x--7-7-x-----|
A|----0~----------------------------------0-0-x-------8-8-x--7-7-x-----|
D|----0~----------------------------------0-0-x-------8-8-x--7-7-x-----|
P.M.                                      . .

2:23
MAIN RIFF:                                                          (x4)
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------3-0-5-0-7-0-8-0-7-0-5h7p5--------8-0-7-0-5-----5-0-7-0-------|
A|---0-0----------------------------7--8-8-----------7-7---------7-----|
D|---0-0-------------------------------8-8-----------7-7---------------|
P.M. . .                               . .           . .

2:43
BREAKDOWN: (slow chuggy palm mutes) "Break all your promises..."
E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
D|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
P.M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2:50
E|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|(x2)
A|--0-/12-11-0-/10-9-8-0-/7-0-/6-5--|
D|--0-/12-11-0-/10-9-8-0-/7-0-/6-5--|

2:58
DUN DUN RIFF:
E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|(x2)
A|--0-0x--------0-0-0-0-0x--------0-0x--------0-0-0-0-0x--|
D|--0-0x--------0-0-0-0-0x--------0-0x--------0-0-0-0-0x--|
P.M.. .         . . . . .         . .         . . . . .

3:08-
PINCH HARMONIC RIFF:                                                (x2)
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------2---3-----2---3----------------3p0-5p0-7p0-8p0-7p0--7*-------|
A|----0-0---0---0-0---0---0-0-5-0-4--0-0-------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
P.M.  . .   .   . .   .   . .   .    . .

3:19
BENDY THING:
(a third guitar plays the "dun dun" riff behind the other two)      (x4)
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--0-11b12-0-10b11-0-8b9-0-7p0-5b6-(long bend thing, sounds weird...)|

3:29
SECOND BENDY THING:
E|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
D|--0-6b7--0-5b6--0-4b5--0-3-0-5-2~-|

3:34
CHORUS:  "I wish I could be the one..."
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--7--x-----------5--5-5---------------------------------------------|
D|--7--x--0--3--5--5--5-5--3-2h3p2-0---3--x-3--3--3--8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
A|--5--x--0--3--5--3--3-3------------3-3--x-3--3--3--8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
D|--------0--3--5----------------------3--x-3--3--3--8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|

E|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|--7--x-----------5--5-5--5---5-5-5--5---|
D|--7--x--0--3--5--5--5-5--5---5-5-5--5---|
A|--5--x--0--3--5--3--3-3--3---3-3-3--3---|
D|--------0--3--5-------------------------|

E|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|--3--x--3--3---3--5--x--3~--|
A|--3--x--3--3---3--5--x--5~--|
D|--3--x--3--3---3--5--x--3~--|

"When time soaked with blood..."
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--7--x-----------5--5-5---------------------------------------------|
D|--7--x--0--2--3--5--5-5--3-2h3p2-0---3--x-3--3--3--8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
A|--5--x--0--2--3--3--3-3------------3-3--x-3--3--3--8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
D|--------0--2--3----------------------3--x-3--3--3--8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|

E|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|--7--x-----------5--5-5--5---5-5-5--5---|
D|--7--x--0--2--3--5--5-5--5---5-5-5--5---|
A|--5--x--0--2--3--3--3-3--3---3-3-3--3---|
D|--------0--2--3-------------------------|

E|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|------------------------7~--|
D|--3--x--3--3---3--5--x--3~--|
A|--3--x--3--3---3--5--x--5~--|
D|--3--x--3--3---3--5--x--3~--|

4:20
BENDY THING OUTRO:
(a third guitar plays the "dun dun" riff behind the other two)
E|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|(x4)
A|----------------------------------|
D|--0-11b12-0-10b11-0-8b9-0-7p0-5b6-|

E|--------|
B|--------|
G|--------|
D|--0-0x--|END
A|--0-0x--|
D|--0-0x--|



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