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Afi - The Boy Who Destroyed The World tab

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|     The Boy Who Destroyed The World     |
|                 AFI                     |
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This is one of the hardest songs I've ever tried to tab, but
I gave it a shot :) Corrections and comments are much appreciated :D
eitan_muir@yahoo.com.au -if you don't have a UG account ;)

Enjoy!

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Standard Tuning (eBGDAE)
2 Guitars (Although, you can do it with one)

h   = hammer on
p   = pull off
~   = vibrato/whammy
<#> = natural harmonics
b   = bend
x   = deadened string
PM  = palm mute
/   = slide
(#) = let the note ring

Palm Slide: Deaden all the strings with your four fingers and slide your hand
along the fretboard.
Pick Slide: Place your pick perpendicular to the bottom three strings and slide
it up towards the neck.
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Intro
Guitar 1  x2
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------7-7-7-7----------|
D|--9-9-9-9-7-7-9-9-9-9-9-9-10-10-12-12-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
A|--9-9-9-9-7-7-9-9-9-9-9-9-10-10-12-12-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7--|
E|--7-7-7-7-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-8--8--10-10-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---------5-5-5-5--|

Guitar 2 comes in towards the end of second play
e|------------------------------|
B|---8~~-10~~-------------------|
G|------------/11-11-/16-16~~---|
D|-------------x--x---x--x------|
A|------------/9--9--/14-14~~---|
E|------------------------------|

and then Guitar 1
e|------------|
B|------------|
G|------------|
D|------------|
A|------------|
E|---7////19--|
Do this slide very quickly and then a quick simultaneous Palm Slide & Pick
Slide down to the seventh fret before starting the verse.


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Verse
Guitar 1
Part 1  x3
e|----------7--7-------------------|
B|----------7--8-------------------|
G|----------7--7----------7--------|
D|--9-9-9-9-------5-5-5-5-7--7-----|
A|--9-9-9-9-------5-5-5-5-5--7-----|
E|--7-7-7-7-------3-3-3-3----5-----|


Part 2  x1
e|----------7--7-----------------|
B|----------7--8-----------------|
G|----------7--7--12/14---(14)---|
D|--9-9-9-9-------x--------------|
A|--9-9-9-9-------10/12---(12)---|
E|--7-7-7-7----------------------|
End Part 2 with a quick Pick Slide.


Play Part 1  x3


Part 3  x1
e|----------------------------------------0-----------|
B|-------------------------------------------0--------|
G|-------------------------------4--(4)---------0-----|
D|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-9-4--4--4--2--4--(4)------------0--|
A|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-x----4--4--2--2--(2)---------------|
E|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-7/2--2--2--0-----------------------|
PM    |-----------|
The open strings at the end are played in time with "As I'm falling..."

Do a Palm Slide and wait about half a second before following with a Pick Slide.


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Chorus
Guitar 1  x2
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------7-7-7-7----------|
D|--9-9-9-9-7-7-9-9-9-9-9-9-10-10-12-12-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
A|--9-9-9-9-7-7-9-9-9-9-9-9-10-10-12-12-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7--|
E|--7-7-7-7-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-8--8--10-10-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---------5-5-5-5--|

*

End first Chorus with
e|------------------------------------|
B|---8-8-8-10-10-10-------------------|
G|---x-x-x-x--x--x---11-11-11-9-9-9---|
D|---5-5-5-7--7--7---x--x--x--x-x-x---|
A|-------------------9--9--9--7-7-7---|
E|------------------------------------|


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Play Verse (Verse 2 is the same as Verse 1)


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Chorus  x4

Over the end of the third play, Guitar 2 plays
e|-----------------|
B|---8---10--------|
G|---x---x----11~--|
D|---5---7----x----|
A|------------9~---|
E|-----------------|

*

A few notes played just before the bridge starts:
e|---------3--(3)--|
B|------5-----(5)--|
G|---4--------(4)--|
D|-----------------|
A|-----------------|
E|-----------------|
Basically a Dm chord moved up two frets. It's played so quietly that I use my
thumb to play these. Comments and corrections please :)


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Bridge and Verse 3 - This took me ages to get,
and it still seems a bit off, but here it is nonetheless :)

Guitar 1 plays the whole Bridge and Verse

Part 1  x2
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--7-7-7-7-10-10-10-9-9-9-10-7-7-7-7---|
E|--0-0-0-0-0--0--0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0---|
PM   |-----|  |-----| |---|    |-----|
Don't let the notes ring


Part 2
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|--7/9-9-9-7/9-9-7/10--9--7-7-7-7---|
E|--0---0-0-0---0-0-----0--0-0-0-0---|
PM     |---|   |-|          |-----|

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|--7/9-9-9-7/9-9-7/9--10--9--12--14-7-7-7---|
E|--0---0-0-0---0-0----0---0--0---0--0-0-0---|
PM     |---|   |-|                  |-----|

From here the palm muting is lighter.
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|--7/9-9-9-7/9-9--7/10-10/9-9-9-9-9---|
E|--0---0-0-0---0--0-0--0----0-0-0-0---|
PM     |---|   |-|            |-----|

e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|----------------------12--11/9-9---|
D|----------------------x---x--x-x---|
A|--7/9-9-9-7/9-9-7/10--10--9-/7-7---|
E|--0---0-0-0---0-0------------------|
PM     |---|   |-|

*
Singing starts
*

Part 3  x2
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|--7/9-9-9-7/9-9-9-10--9--7-7-7-7---|
E|--0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0--0-0-0-0---|
No palm muting and a few extra notes ;)

e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|--7/9-9-9-7/9-9-9-9--10--9--12---|
E|--0---0-0-0---0-0-0--0---0--0----|


Part 4  x3
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|------9-9-9---9-9---4-4-7-9--9---|
D|------x-x-x---x-x---x-x-x----x---|
A|--5/7-7-7-7---7-7---2-2-5/7--7---|
E|--0---0-0-0---0-0---x-x-0----0---|

e|------------------------<12>---------------|
B|---------------------<12>--<12>------------|
G|------9-9-11--11-12------------<12>--------|
D|------x-x-x---x--x------------------<12>---|
A|--5/7-7-7-9---9--10------------------------|
E|--0---0-0-0---0--0-------------------------|

Guitar 2 finishes with
e|-------------|
B|-------------|
G|-------------|
D|--2----(2)---|
A|--2----(2)---|
E|--0----(0)---|


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Outro
e|---------------12---(12)---|
B|---------------------------|
G|-----------14--------------|
D|-------14------------------|
A|---12----------------------|
E|---------------------------|

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