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Yngwie Malmsteen - Dark Ages Bass

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Dark Ages Bass

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Yngwie Malmsteen
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DARK AGES (Bassline)
As recorded by Yngwie Malmsteen

	

Words and Music by Yngwie Malmsteen

Gtr I (Eb Ab Db Gb) - 'Untitled'
Gtr II (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Untitled'

 Intro
 4/4
  Gtr I
  E E Q  H      E E Q  H      E E Q  H      E E Q  H
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
|-0-0---------|-0-0---------|-0-0---------|-0-0---------|


  E5
  E E E E H       E  E E E H      E E E E H       E  E E E E E Q
|--------------|----------------|--------------|------------------|
|--------------|----------------|--------------|------------------|
|---------7----|-----------7----|---------7----|---------------6--|
|-0-0---0------|--0--0---0------|-0-0---0------|--0--0---0-0-0----|
|
| Gtr II
| W              +W               W              +W
|--------------|----------------|--------------|------------------|
|--------------|----------------|--------------|------------------|
|-9------------|-(9)------------|-9------------|-(9)--------------|
|-9------------|-(9)------------|-9------------|-(9)--------------|
|-7------------|-(7)------------|-7------------|-(7)--------------|
|--------------|----------------|--------------|------------------|


 Verse
  Em                             B/D#
  E Q  E H       E  E E E H      E Q  E H       E  Q  E Q  Q
|-------------|----------------|-------------|----------------|
|-------------|----------------|-------------|----------------|
|--------7----|-----------7----|-6-6--6-6----|--6--6--6-6--6--|
|-0-0--0------|--0--0-0-0------|-------------|----------------|
|
| Gtr II
| W             +W               W             +W
|-7-----------|-(7)------------|-------------|----------------|
|-8-----------|-(8)------------|-4-----------|-(4)------------|
|-9-----------|-(9)------------|-4-----------|-(4)------------|
|-9-----------|-(9)------------|-4-----------|-(4)------------|
|-7-----------|-(7)------------|-6-----------|-(6)------------|
|-------------|----------------|-------------|----------------|


  Em                             B/D#
  E Q  E H       E  E E E H      E Q  E H       E  Q  E E E E E
|-------------|----------------|-------------|------------------|
|-------------|----------------|-------------|------------------|
|--------7----|-----------7----|-6-6--6-6----|--6--6--6-3-2-0---|
|-0-0--0------|--0--0-0-0------|-------------|----------------3-|
|
| Gtr II
| W             +W               W             +W
|-7-----------|-(7)------------|-------------|------------------|
|-8-----------|-(8)------------|-4-----------|-(4)--------------|
|-9-----------|-(9)------------|-4-----------|-(4)--------------|
|-9-----------|-(9)------------|-4-----------|-(4)--------------|
|-7-----------|-(7)------------|-6-----------|-(6)--------------|
|-------------|----------------|-------------|------------------|


    Em                             B/D#
    E Q  E H       E  E E E H      E Q  E H       E  Q  E Q  Q
||--------------|----------------|-------------|-----------------|
||o-------------|----------------|-------------|-----------------|
||o--------7----|-----------7----|-6-6--6-6----|--6--6--6-6--6---|
||--0-0--0------|--0--0-0-0------|-------------|-----------------|
|
|   Gtr II
|   W             +W               W             +W
||--7-----------|-(7)------------|-------------|-----------------|
||o-8-----------|-(8)------------|-4-----------|-(4)-------------|
||--9-----------|-(9)------------|-4-----------|-(4)-------------|
||--9-----------|-(9)------------|-4-----------|-(4)-------------|
||o-7-----------|-(7)------------|-6-----------|-(6)-------------|
||--------------|----------------|-------------|-----------------|


  Em                             B/D#
  E Q  E H       E  E E E H      E Q  E H       E  E E E E E E E
|-------------|----------------|-------------|-------------------|
|-------------|----------------|-------------|-----7-5-4---------|
|--------7----|-----------7----|-6-6--6-6----|--6--------7-6-----|
|-0-0--0------|--0--0-0-0------|-------------|---------------8-7-|
|
| Gtr II
| W             +W               W             +W
|-7-----------|-(7)------------|-------------|-------------------|
|-8-----------|-(8)------------|-4-----------|-(4)---------------|
|-9-----------|-(9)------------|-4-----------|-(4)---------------|
|-9-----------|-(9)------------|-4-----------|-(4)---------------|
|-7-----------|-(7)------------|-6-----------|-(6)---------------|
|-------------|----------------|-------------|-------------------|


 Pre-Chorus
  Am             Bm             C              D#°
  E E E E H      E E E E H      E E E E H      E  E E E E E Q
|--------------|--------------|--------------|-----------------|
|--------------|--------------|--------------|-7-10---7--------|
|-0-0-0-0-0----|-2-2-2-2-2----|-3-3-3-3-3----|------9---6-9----|
|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------8--|
|
| W              W              W              W
|-5------------|-7------------|-8------------|-----------------|
|-5------------|-7------------|-5------------|-4---------------|
|-5------------|-7------------|-5------------|-2---------------|
|-7------------|-9------------|--------------|-1---------------|
|--------------|--------------|--------------|-----------------|
|--------------|--------------|--------------|-----------------|


 Chorus
  E5
  E E E E H       E  E E E H      E E E E H       E  E E E E E Q
|--------------|----------------|--------------|------------------|
|--------------|----------------|--------------|------------------|
|---------7----|-----------7----|---------7----|---------------6--|
|-0-0---0------|--0--0---0------|-0-0---0------|--0--0---0-0-0----|
|
| Gtr II
| W              +W               W              +W
|--------------|----------------|--------------|------------------|
|--------------|----------------|--------------|------------------|
|-9------------|-(9)------------|-9------------|-(9)--------------|
|-9------------|-(9)------------|-9------------|-(9)--------------|
|-7------------|-(7)------------|-7------------|-(7)--------------|
|--------------|----------------|--------------|------------------|


  E5
  E E E E H       E  E E E H      E E E E H
|--------------|----------------|--------------|
|--------------|----------------|--------------|
|---------7----|-----------7----|---------7----|
|-0-0---0------|--0--0---0------|-0-0---0------|
|
| Gtr II
| W              +W               W
|--------------|----------------|--------------|
|--------------|----------------|--------------|
|-9------------|-(9)------------|-9------------|
|-9------------|-(9)------------|-9------------|
|-7------------|-(7)------------|-7------------|
|--------------|----------------|--------------|


  1.                   2.
   E  E E E E E Q       E  E E E E E Q
|-------------------||------------------|
|------------------o||------------------|
|---------------6--o||---------------6--|
|--0--0---0-0-0-----||--0--0---0-0-0----|
|
| +W                   +W
|-------------------||------------------|
|------------------o||------------------|
|-(9)---------------||-(9)--------------|
|-(9)---------------||-(9)--------------|
|-(7)--------------o||-(7)--------------|
|-------------------||------------------|


 Guitar Solo
  Am             D/A            Am
  E E E E H      E E E E H      E E E E H       Q   Q  Q  Q
|--------------|--------------|--------------|---------------|
|---------7----|---------7----|---------7----|---------------|
|-0-0---0------|-0-0---0------|-0-0---0------|--0---0--0--3--|
|--------------|--------------|--------------|---------------|
|
| W              W              W              +W
|-5------------|-2------------|-5------------|-(5)-----------|
|-5------------|-3------------|-5------------|-(5)-----------|
|-5------------|-2------------|-5------------|-(5)-----------|
|-7------------|-0------------|-7------------|-(7)-----------|
|--------------|-0------------|--------------|---------------|
|--------------|--------------|--------------|---------------|


    B
                ~~               ~                  ~~
     E E E S S  H      E E E S S H       E E E S S  H      E E E E E E E E  4x
||--------------4----|-----------4----|-------------4----|---5-4------------||
||o------------------|----------------|------------------|-------2-1-5-4---o||
||o--2-2---2-2-------|-2-2---2-2------|--2-2---2-2-------|-2-------------3-o||
||-------------------|----------------|------------------|------------------||
|
|    H          H      H         H       H          H      H       H        4x
||-------------------|----------------|------------------|------------------||
||o-12---------10----|-8---------7----|-12---------10----|-8-------7-------o||
||-------------------|----------------|------------------|------------------||
||---9----------7----|-5---------4----|--9----------7----|-5-------4--------||
||o------------------|----------------|------------------|-----------------o||
||-------------------|----------------|------------------|------------------||


  Am          G    F
  H    H      H    H
|-----------|-----------|
|-----------|-----------|
|-0----0----|-----------|
|-----------|-3----1----|
|
| W           H    H
|-5---------|-3----1----|
|-5---------|-3----1----|
|-5---------|-4----2----|
|-7---------|-5----3----|
|-----------|-----------|
|-----------|-----------|


 Repeat Chorus
  E E E E H       E  E E E H      E E E E H       E  E E E E E Q
|--------------|----------------|--------------|------------------|
|--------------|----------------|--------------|------------------|
|---------7----|-----------7----|---------7----|---------------6--|
|-0-0---0------|--0--0---0------|-0-0---0------|--0--0---0-0-0----|
|
| W              +W               W              +W
|--------------|----------------|--------------|------------------|
|--------------|----------------|--------------|------------------|
|-9------------|-(9)------------|-9------------|-(9)--------------|
|-9------------|-(9)------------|-9------------|-(9)--------------|
|-7------------|-(7)------------|-7------------|-(7)--------------|
|--------------|----------------|--------------|------------------|


  E E E E H       E  E E E H      E E E E H       E  E E E E E Q
|--------------|----------------|--------------|------------------|
|--------------|----------------|--------------|------------------|
|---------7----|-----------7----|---------7----|---------------6--|
|-0-0---0------|--0--0---0------|-0-0---0------|--0--0---0-0-0----|
|
| W              +W               W              +W
|--------------|----------------|--------------|------------------|
|--------------|----------------|--------------|------------------|
|-9------------|-(9)------------|-9------------|-(9)--------------|
|-9------------|-(9)------------|-9------------|-(9)--------------|
|-7------------|-(7)------------|-7------------|-(7)--------------|
|--------------|----------------|--------------|------------------|


   Outro
    B
                ~~               ~                  ~~
     E E E S S  H      E E E S S H       E E E S S  H      E E E E E E E E
||--------------4----|-----------4----|-------------4----|---5-4------------||
||o------------------|----------------|------------------|-------2-1-5-4---o||
||o--2-2---2-2-------|-2-2---2-2------|--2-2---2-2-------|-2-------------3-o||
||-------------------|----------------|------------------|------------------||
|
|    H          H      H         H       H          H      H       H
||-------------------|----------------|------------------|------------------||
||o-12---------10----|-8---------7----|-12---------10----|-8-------7-------o||
||-------------------|----------------|------------------|------------------||
||---9----------7----|-5---------4----|--9----------7----|-5-------4--------||
||o------------------|----------------|------------------|-----------------o||
||-------------------|----------------|------------------|------------------||


    B
                ~~               ~                  ~~
     E E E S S  H      E E E S S H       E E E S S  H      E E E E E E E E  3x
||--------------4----|-----------4----|-------------4----|---5-4------------||
||o------------------|----------------|------------------|-------2-1-5-4---o||
||o--2-2---2-2-------|-2-2---2-2------|--2-2---2-2-------|-2-------------3-o||
||-------------------|----------------|------------------|------------------||
|
|    H          H      H         H       H          H      H       H        3x
||-------------------|----------------|------------------|------------------||
||o-12---------10----|-8---------7----|-12---------10----|-8-------7-------o||
||-------------------|----------------|------------------|------------------||
||---9----------7----|-5---------4----|--9----------7----|-5-------4--------||
||o------------------|----------------|------------------|-----------------o||
||-------------------|----------------|------------------|------------------||


  B
              ~~               ~                  ~~
   E E E S S  H      E E E S S H       E E E S S  H      E E E E E E E E
|-------------4----|-----------4----|-------------4----|---5-4------------|
|------------------|----------------|------------------|-------2-1-5-4----|
|--2-2---2-2-------|-2-2---2-2------|--2-2---2-2-------|-2-------------3--|
|------------------|----------------|------------------|------------------|
|
|  H          H      H         H       H          H      H       H
|------------------|----------------|------------------|------------------|
|-12---------10----|-8---------7----|-12---------10----|-8-------7--------|
|------------------|----------------|------------------|------------------|
|--9----------7----|-5---------4----|--9----------7----|-5-------4--------|
|------------------|----------------|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|----------------|------------------|------------------|


  B
              ~~               ~                  ~~
   E E E S S  H      E E E S S H       E E E S S  H      E E E E E E E E
|-------------4----|-----------4----|-------------4----|---5-4------------*|
|------------------|----------------|------------------|-------2-1-5-4----*|
|--2-2---2-2-------|-2-2---2-2------|--2-2---2-2-------|-2-------------3--*|
|------------------|----------------|------------------|------------------*|
|
|  H          H      H         H       H          H      H       H
|------------------|----------------|------------------|------------------*|
|-12---------10----|-8---------7----|-12---------10----|-8-------7--------*|
|------------------|----------------|------------------|------------------*|
|--9----------7----|-5---------4----|--9----------7----|-5-------4--------*|
|------------------|----------------|------------------|------------------*|
|------------------|----------------|------------------|------------------*|



Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
 - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <> - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
            
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