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Abuse Me   Silverchair



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                    TRANSCRIPTION BY MIKE STRAMAGLIO
                         (mike_s@prodigy.net)
             http://pages.prodigy.net/mike_s/index.htm  [C.A.S.T]
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Song-Abuse Me
Band-silverchair
Album-Freak Show
Tabbed by Mike Stramaglio
from Guitar World, March 1997
FINAL VERSION (2/26/97)
(CHANGES BY MIKE STRAMAGLIO after watching them play live)

THIS TABLATURE TOOK ME HOURS TO TYPE UP...so if you have any
complaints please INFORM Guitar World, not me.  Hope you all
appreciate the time it takes to type up these "authentic tabs"...
personally i think that GW over does it getting every single note
in...

*TUNING*
Dropped-D

!KEY!
/-slide up
\-slide down
PM-palm mute
p-pull off
_-hold note



INTRO (with Phaser)
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------6---------------6---------------2-0-------------2--------|
D|-----0-----0---------0-----0----------0------0---------0---0------|
A|---7---7-----7-----7---7-----7-----3----3------3-----3-------3----|
D|-7-------------7---------------7\3-----------------3-----------3/-|

E|---------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|-------6---6-0-------------6-----------2---2-0-----|
D|---------0-----0---------0---0---------------------|
A|-----7-----------7-----7-------7-----3---3-----3---|
D|---7-----------------7-----------7\3-------------3-|

Verse
E|-0-0-0-0---0---0-0-0-0---0---0-0-0-0---0---0-0-0-0---0---0-0---|
B|-0-0-0-0---0---0-0-0-0---0---0-0-0-0---0---0-0-0-0---0---0-0---|
G|-2-2-2-2/4-4---2-2-2-2/4-4---2-2-2-2/4-4---2-2-2-2/4-4---4-4/6-|
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---0-0/0-|
A|-3-3-3-3/5-5---3-3-3-3/5-5---3-3-3-3/5-5---3-3-3-3/5-5---5-5/7-|
D|-3-3-3-3/5-5---3-3-3-3/5-5---3-3-3-3/5-5---3-3-3-3/5-5---5-5/7-|

CHORUS 1 (2 Guitars)
Guitar One (two-according to Guitar World)
E|---0--------0---|               E|-------------|
B|---0--------0---|               B|-------------|
G|---6--------2---|  plays those  G|--1--1-1-1-1-|
D|---0--------0---|  chords twice D|--0--0-0-0-0-|
A|---7--------3---|  (6 1/2       A|--2--2-2-2-2-|
D|---7--------3---|   measures)   D|--2--2-2-2-2-|
                                         PM_____

Guitar Two plays this
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----7---------7---------7-----7/-----3---------3--------3-----3/-|
A|---7---7---7-------7---7---7--------3---3---3------3---3---3------|
D|-7-------7---7-------7-------7----3-------3---3------3-------3----|

E|------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------1--1-1-1-1-|
D|-----7--------7-------7-------7--------3-----3---0--0-0-0-0-|
A|---7---7----7---7---7---7---7---7\---3---3-----3-2--2-2-2-2-|
D|-7-------7--------7-------7--------3-------3-----2--2-2-2-2-|
                                                      PM_____

PLAY VERSE

CHORUS 2
Guitar One (two-according to Guitar World)
E|---0--------0---|               E|-------------|
B|---0--------0---|               B|-------------|
G|---6--------2---|  plays those  G|--1--1-1-1-1-|
D|---0--------0---|  chords twice D|--0--0-0-0-0-|
A|---7--------3---|  (6 1/2       A|--2--2-2-2-2-|
D|---7--------3---|   measures)   D|--2--2-2-2-2-|
                                         PM_____

Guitar Two plays this
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----7-----------7---------7--------------3---------3-----3-----3----|
A|---7---7---7---7---7-----7---7---7-7/---3---3---3-------3---3-----3/-|
D|-7-------7---7---------7-------7------3-------3---3---3-------3------|

E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----7--------7-------7---------------3-------3--------3-------3-|
A|---7---7----7---7---7---7---7--7\---3---3---3---3----3---3---3---|
D|-7-------7--------7-------7-------3-------3--------3-------3-----|

E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----7-----------7---------7--------------3---------3-----3-----3----|
A|---7---7---7---7---7-----7---7---7-7/---3---3---3-------3---3-----3/-|
D|-7-------7---7---------7-------7------3-------3---3---3-------3------|

E|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------1-|
D|-----7--------7-------7---------------3-----3---0-|
A|---7---7----7---7---7---7---7--7\---3---3-----3-2-|
D|-7-------7--------7-------7-------3-------3-----2-|

(GUITAR ONE AND TWO w/DISTORTION)
E|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---|
D|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-|
D|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|
   PM_____________________|
BRIDGE 1
E|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
B|-2--2-2-2-5-----11-11-11-11-11/12-12-12-12/14-14--|
D|-2--2-2-2-5--0------------------------------------|
A|-0--0-0-0-3--0--9--9--9--9---9/10-10-10-10/12-12--|
D|----------3--0------------------------------------|

E|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
B|-2--2-2-2-5------5/7-7-7-7/9-9-9-9\7-7--|
D|-2--2-2-2-5---0-------------------------|
A|-0--0-0-0-3---0--3/5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7\5-5--|
D|----------3---0-------------------------|

E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-2--2-2-2-5------11-11-11-11-11/12-12-12-12/14-14--2--2-2-2-5----|
D|-2--2-2-2-5---0------------------------------------2--2-2-2-5--0-|
A|-0--0-0-0-3---0--9--9--9--9---9/10-10-10-10/12-12--0--0-0-0-3--0-|
D|----------3---0---------------------------------------------3--0-|

E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-0-0-0-0-0-3-3-0--0-0-0-0-3-3-0--3-3-0--3-3-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|
A|-0-0-0-0-0-3-3-0--0-0-0-0-3-3-0--3-3-0--3-3-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|
D|-0-0-0-0-0-3-3-0--0-0-0-0-3-3-0--3-3-0--3-3-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|
     PM_____        PM_____

CHORUS 3
Guitar One
E|---0--------0---|
B|---0--------0---|
G|---6--------2---|
D|---0--------0---|
A|---7--------3---|  
D|---7--------3---|
                                  
Guitar 2
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----7-----------7---------7--------------3---------3-----3-----3----|
A|---7---7---7---7---7-----7---7---7-7/---3---3---3-------3---3-----3--|
D|-7-------7---7---------7-------7------3-------3---3---3-------3------|

SOLO 
(WIth Delay...actual version is done with backwards guitar)
(!NOTE! When Daniel plays this live he just plays the intro riff)
(Guitars one and two play chorus)
         __________
E|-12-12^(1/2)--12--12\---------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------1--1/6--5--5/6--6/8--10-10\--8/12--13/14-13----13-|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|------------------------------------9-10-9--10-12-12p10\9-10------------|
B|13--12^(1/2)12-12\10--10\5--8--8-10-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------7-7\5-4-2\1|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

BRIDGE 2
E|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
B|-2--2-2-2-5------11-11-11-11-11/12-12-12-12/14-14--|
D|-2--2-2-2-5---0------------------------------------|
A|-0--0-0-0-3---0--9--9--9--9---9/10-10-10-10/12-12--|
D|----------3---0------------------------------------|

E|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
B|-2--2-2-2-5------5/7-7-7-7/9-9-9-9\7-7--|
D|-2--2-2-2-5---0-------------------------|
A|-0--0-0-0-3---0--3/5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7\5-5--|
D|----------3---0-------------------------|

E|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
B|-2--2-2-2-5------11-11-11-11-11/12-12-12-12/14-14--|
D|-2--2-2-2-5---0------------------------------------|
A|-0--0-0-0-3---0--9--9--9--9---9/10-10-10-10/12-12--|
D|----------3---0------------------------------------|

E|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
B|-2--2-2-2-5------5/7-7-7-7/9-9-9-9\7-7--|
D|-2--2-2-2-5---0-------------------------|
A|-0--0-0-0-3---0--3/5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7\5-5--|
D|----------3---0-------------------------|

E|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
B|-2--2-2-2-5------11-11-11-11-11/12-12-12-12/14-14--|
D|-2--2-2-2-5---0------------------------------------|
A|-0--0-0-0-3---0--9--9--9--9---9/10-10-10-10/12-12--|
D|----------3---0------------------------------------|

E|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
B|-2--2-2-2-5------5/7-7-7-7/9-9-9-9\7-7--|
D|-2--2-2-2-5---0-------------------------|
A|-0--0-0-0-3---0--3/5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7\5-5--|
D|----------3---0-------------------------|

E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-0-0-0-0-0-3-3-0--0-0-0-0-3-3-0--3-3-0--3-3-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|
A|-0-0-0-0-0-3-3-0--0-0-0-0-3-3-0--3-3-0--3-3-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|
D|-0-0-0-0-0-3-3-0--0-0-0-0-3-3-0--3-3-0--3-3-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|
     PM_____        PM_____

OUTRO (with phaser)
E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------6----------------6-----------2---2--0------|
D|-----0-----0----------0-----0-----------0-----------|
A|---7---7-----7------7---------7-----3-----------3---|
D|-7--------------(7)-----7-------7-3---------------3-|



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