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Avenged Sevenfold - Seize The Day tab

Artist: Avenged Sevenfold
Song: Seize The Day
Difficulty: Intermediate
Tuning: Acoustic (Standard) Electric (Drop D)
Key: ~~ - Vibrato
     b- Half Step Bend
     r- Release
     B- Whole Step Bend
     /- Slide
     h- Hammer-on
     p- Pull-off
     s- Sustain
     t- Tremelo Pick
     t(n)- Number of Tremelo Picks.. Ex. t(8) means tremelo pick 8 strums.

     The opening to this song is played on acoustic guitar by both Synyster Gates 
and Zacky Vengeance, it is all chords.

 |-Dm|-A#-|-G5-|-C-|-Fmaj-|
e|-1-|-1--|-3--|-x-|--x---|
b|-3-|-3--|-3--|-1-|--x---|
g|-2-|-3--|-0--|-0-|--2---|
d|-0-|-3--|-0--|-2-|--3---|
a|-x-|-1--|-x--|-3-|--3---|
E|-x-|-x--|-3--|-3-|--1---|

Intro (Acoustic)

Dm               A#                 G5
Seize the day or die regretting the time you lost, it's empty and cold
                                              Dm  G5                  C
without you here, too many people to ache over      I see my vision burn I 

feel my...

This is where the Distorted electric guitar played by Synyster comes in

e----------------------------|
b----------------------------|
g----------------------------|
d-----5--3-5--3----2----0----|
a-1/3------------------------|
D----------------------------|

                   Fmaj7     C                 Dm
memories fade with time  but I'm too young to worry

At the moment that M. Shadows get to the "ry" in "worry", Zacky comes in on electric with this.

e-13s--------------|
b-----17s-----15---|
g---------14s------|
d------------------|
a------------------|
D------------------|

 G5                        C                               Fmaj7
    The streets we travel on, will undergo our same lost past

During the word "on", Synyster comes in with this on electric.

e--------------------|
b-/7b~~10b-10br-/16B-|
g--------------------|
d--------------------|
a--------------------|
D--------------------|

Verse
 Dm                   G5                     Fmaj7              C
I found you here, now please just stay for a while, I can move on with you 
        Dm            G5               Fmaj7        C
around, I hand you my mortal life, but will it be forever?
Dm       G5             Fmaj7                    C                Dm
  I'd do anything for a smile, holding you 'til our time is done, we both 
         G5                 Fmaj7                  C
know the day will come, but I don't want to leave you.

Right before the part of the verse "I'd do anything for a smile" Synyster comes in with this.

e-------1-------------3--------------------------------------1-------------3------------------------|
b---------3---3-3---3---3---3-3-----6---------8--6--5----------3---3-3---3---3---3-3------6---------|
g-0---2-----2-----0-------0-------5---5---5-5----------0---2-----2-----0-------0--------5----5---5-5|
d---0---------------------------3-------3----------------0----------------------------3--------3----|
a---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e-----------------|
b-----1-----------|
g---0---0---------|
d-2-------2-------|
a-----------------|
D-----------1-1-2-|

Now we enter the 1st Pre-chorus of the song.
 G5                  C                               Fmaj7     C
   I see my vision burn I feel my memories fade with time, but I'm too young 
     Dm
to worry, a melody, a memory, or just one picture

At the beginning of the Pre-chorus, Synyster comes in with this.

e--------------------------|
b--------------------------|
g-----5---------------3----|
d-5---5---3---2---0---3----|
a-5---3---3---2---0---1----|
D-5-------3---2---0--------|

Also, at the the "ry" in "worry" Zacky comes in with this.

e-13s--------------------|\
b------17s--------15-----| \
g-----------14s----------|  \
d------------------------|  / Hold this until the chorus
a------------------------| /
D------------------------|/

Repeat the intro and just cut off from "I feel my vision burn" Just add Synyster 
and Zacky's parts, which are identical.
 
Chorus
e------------------------------------|
b------------------------------------|
g-7-7-10-10-12-12-5-5-3-3-5-5-7-7-7--|
d-7-7-10-10-12-12-5-5-3-3-5-5-7-7-7--|
a-5-5-8--8--10-10-3-3-1-1-3-3-5-5-5--|
D------------------------------------|

Now the 2nd Verse.
Dm              G5             Fmaj7              C                Dm
Newborn life, replacing all of us, changing this fable we live in, no longer 
   G5           Fmaj7        C Dm         G5               Fmaj5            
needed here, so where do we go?  Will you take a journey tonight? Follow me 
  C                      Dm        G5                   Fmaj7     C
past the walls of death? But girl, what if, there is no eternal life?

During the second half of the second verse, Synyster repeats this again.

e-------1-------------3--------------------------------------1-------------3------------------------|
b---------3---3-3---3---3---3-3-----6---------8--6--5----------3---3-3---3---3---3-3------6---------|
g-0---2-----2-----0-------0-------5---5---5-5----------0---2-----2-----0-------0--------5----5---5-5|
d---0---------------------------3-------3----------------0----------------------------3--------3----|
a---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Now we are into the 2nd Pre-chorus, everything is the same but one change to the lead guitar part.

e-------------------------------|
b-------------------------------|
g----5--------5------------3----|
d-5--5----3-7---3--2--0----3----|
a-5--3--3-------3--2--0----1----|
D-5-------------3--2--0---------|

And yet again at the "ry" in "worry" Zacky plays this.

e-13s--------------------|\
b------17s--------15-----| \
g-----------14s----------|  \
d------------------------|  / Hold this until the chorus
a------------------------| /
D------------------------|/

Now we hit the 2nd Chorus, it goes like this.

Both Guitars

e------------------------------------|
b------------------------------------|
g-7-7-10-10-12-12-5-5-3-3-5-5-7-7-7--|
d-7-7-10-10-12-12-5-5-3-3-5-5-7-7-7--|
a-5-5-8--8--10-10-3-3-1-1-3-3-5-5-5--|
D------------------------------------|

e-------------------------|
b-------------------------|
g-------------------------|
d-7-7-10-10-12-12-5-5-3-3-|
a-7-7-10-10-12-12-5-5-3-3-|
D-5-5-8--8--10-10-3-3-1-1-|

Now we hit the first Solo of the song.

Lead (Synyster's Solo)

e-/13-12----12----------------------12b~~13-13--13-13-13B--12~~~------13--13b---------------------|
b--------13----13-----------------------------------------------13-15---------15-13-15~~10--11-13-|
g-----------------12-15-15-15-14-14---------------------------------------------------------------|
d-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e-------------------13----18-17-18-17----18B-r-17--17-17-17-15-15--15~~13-15-17~-------------------|
b-15-------------------15-------------18----------------------------------------15-15-13-15-13-15~~|
g-------------15-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d----14-15-12----15--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-18-15------------------------------------------------------------15--------------|
g-------17-14-12----14-12------------------------------------15-------15-14/15-|
d----------------15-------15-12-12~----------12-/15~12-15-12----15-----------------|
a-----------------------------------12-13-15---------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e-17b-16b~~16b-16b-13-10-13/15-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b------------------------------15-17-18-15----15----13-15--15-15-15/13-13/11-11/10h11p10h11p10-|
g------------------------------------------14----15--------------------------------------------|
d----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e----13~~~-|
b----------|
g-10-------|
d----------|
a----------|
D----------|

Now we enter the Bridge section of the song, from here, I am going to focus on 
Synyster's parts, the others pretty much are repetitive and can easily be picked 
up by listening to the song.

Lead (Synyster Gates)

e-------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-------------------------------------------------------------------|
g-5-9-10-12-7-7-7-7-3-3--------------10-10-10-10-5-9-10-12-7---7----|
d-5--------------------------3-3-3-5--------------------------------|
a-3-7-8--10-5-5-5-5-1-1-/3-5---------8--8--8--8---3-7-8--10-5---5---|
D-------------------------------------------------------------------|

Now we are at the 3rd Chorus

e---------------------------------------------------------------|
b---------------------------------------------------------------|
g-7-7-10-10-12-12-5-5-3-3-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-12-12-5-5-3-3-5-5-|
d-7-7-10-10-12-12-5-5-3-3-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-12-12-5-5-3-3-5-5-|
a-5-5-8--8--10-10-3-3-1-1-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-8--8--10-10-3-3-1-1-3-3-|
D---------------------------------------------------------------|

And now is the dreadful 2nd Solo starting.

e------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-/13B-13-11-10-13B---------------------------------------------------17---17br-15~--------|
g-------------------14br~15-14-12-14-15-16br-17-15-14-15-17-17--19-19-----------------14br-|
d------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
g-9br-11b-10-9-10\9-7~~15t(24)-18t(24)-17t(24)-18t(24)-15t(24)-18t(24)-17t(24)-18t(24)-|
d--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------------------------|
g-----------------2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-----------------2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-|
d-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-|
a-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-0-0-0-0-1-1-1-1-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-0-0-0-0-1-1-1-1-|
D-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-----------------5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-----------------|

And now we are finally at the end, the sweeping outro.

e-18-13----------------13-18-13---------------13-17-12---------------12-17-12-------------|
b-------14----------14----------14---------14---------13----------13----------13---------13-|
g----------15----15----------------15----15--------------14----14----------------14---14----|
d--------------15----------------------15--------------------14---------------------14------|
a-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e-12-15-12----------------12-15-12----------------12-13-10----------------10-13-10-------|
b----------13----------13----------13----------13----------11----------11----------11----|
g-------------12----12----------------12----12----------------10----10----------------10-|
d----------------14----------------------14----------------------12----------------------|
a----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e-/18-13-------18-13----------------13-18-13----------------13-17-12----------------|
b--------15----------14----------14----------14----------14----------13----------13-|
g-----------15----------15----15----------------15----15----------------14----14----|
d--------------------------15----------------------15----------------------14-------|
a-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e-12-17-12----------------12-15-12----------------12-15-12----------------12-|
b----------13----------13----------13----------13----------13----------13----|
g-------------14----14----------------12----12----------------12----12-------|
d----------------14----------------------14----------------------14----------|
a----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e----------------------------------|
b-15t(24)-17t(24)-18t(48)-18~~~~~~-|
g----------------------------------|
d----------------------------------|
a----------------------------------|
D----------------------------------|

And that is the end of this absolutely beautiful song, I am pretty sure it is accurate. :]
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