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Alter Bridge, Damage Done Bass tabs (ver.1)

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Damage Done Bass tabs (ver.1)

Alter Bridge Tabs
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                Alter Bridge - 'The Damage Done' Bass Tab
written by Mark Tremonti and Myles Kennedy
Bonus track for the album 'Blackbird' (sold at Best Buy)


Tuning 5 string bass down 1/2 step (Bb Eb Ab Db Gb)

Intro - play 4x
Gb|-------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Db|------------9------------7-----|---------9----9~------7----7~----|
Ab|-------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Eb|--------7/10--10~------8---8~--|----7/10---10------/8---8-----8--| <- last note
Bb|---0-----------------0---------|--0------------------------------| not always used

Verse 1:

Verse Riff 1- note is held then slide off
Gb|-------------|
Db|-------------|
Ab|-------------|
Eb|-------------|
Bb|-8----(8)\-1-|

Verse Riff 2- 
Gb|----------------------------|
Db|----------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------|
Bb|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0--3--2-| played 5x after verse riff 1

Play Verse Riff 1, then Verse Riff 2 (1x) again

Play Intro 1.5x (play both bars, then repeat the first bar again)

final intro bar is guitar, then bass plays:
Gb------------|
Db------------|
Ab------------|
Eb------------|
Bb---------1--| rest 3 beats then play this note

Chorus
      16x       16x       8x   8x     16x       16x       8x   4x
Gb|------------|---------|-----------|---------|---------|--------------|
Db|------------|---------|-----------|---------|---------|--------------|
Ab|------------|---------|-----------|---------|---------|--------------|
Eb|------------|---------|-3----2----|---------|---------|-3----2-------|
Bb|----3-------|-2-------|-----------|-3-------|-2-------|---------/8\--|

Frets with a number above are the number of notes to play, since a 16th note 
rhythm is used  in chorus.


Play intro again 2x, then end on a open Bb string to start vocals

Rest during first vocals then play Verse Riff 2 5x


Play Verse Riff 1, then Verse Riff 2 (1x) again

Play Intro 1x and Chorus


Interlude                                    16x       16x       16x
Gb|--------|--------|------------|---------|---------|---------|---------|
Db|--------|--------|------------|---------|---------|---------|---------|
Ab|--------|--------|-0-0-0------|---------|---------|---------|---------|
Eb|--rest--|--rest--|------------|-------2-|-3-------|-0-------|-6-------|
Bb|--------|--------|------------|---------|---------|---------|---------|

Solo
Gb|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
Eb|-7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7-7---7-|-7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7-7--7-|
Bb|----------0-------------0----|----------0-----------------|

Gb|-------------------------------|----------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------|----------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------|----------------------------|
Eb|-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
Bb|-------------------------------|----------------------------|

    16x              16x              16x              16
Gb|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Db|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Ab|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Eb|-3--------------|-3--------------|-0--------------|-6--------------|
Bb|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Play Chorus 2x

Play Intro 1x

Ending note
Gb------------|
Db------------|
Ab------------|
Eb-----7s-----|
Bb------------|

Key:

s  - Short note
/  - slide up
\  - slide down
() - hold note from previous fret
            
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