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Black Label Society - Godspeed Hellbound tab

Well since i know everything down to the last note of the solo i thought id post this
cause there is no one here with anything that sounds remotely close.
I am a huge Zakk Wylde and black label society fan as well as Ozzy and randy rhoads so
being a huge fan it drove me to learn EVERYTHING from ozzy/bls untabbed or tabbed, and
well i saw NO tabs for this and i learnt everything down by ear and saw them live so i 
kinda figured it out and well, a beserker helps another beserker out! Ill probably post Can't
find my way home solo and Parade of the dead/Riders of the damned/crazy horse and 
overlord soon. Also Black skies (unreleased track of ozzy w/ zakk off dreamer). Eventually 
everything from BlS will be up here xD, hehe enjoy, Godbless and keep rockin/bleedin on!

. = Palm mute
\/= slide (/ up \ down)
~ = Wide vibrato like zakk does it :P
* = Pinch harmonic
H= Hammer on
P= Pulloff
b= Bend (5=half step 1= whole step ^=up too specific fret and back down)
Tr= trill
It starts off with:
INTRO

D----------------------------------|
A----------------------------------|
F----------------------------7/9---|
C-----8\7-----7\5-----5/7----7/9---|
G-----8\7-----7\5-----5/7----5/7---|
D-000-6\5-000-5\3-000-3/5-000------|
  ...     ...     ...     ...

Repeat that 3 times and on the fourth do this:

D----------------------------------|
A----------------------------------|
F----------------------------------|
C-----8\7-----7\5-----5/7----------|
G-----8\7-----7\5-----5/7----------|
D-000-6\5-000-5\3-000-3/5-000---3*-|
  ...     ...     ...     ...   ~
Now theres a thing that Zakk, gus G and eddie van halen do called palm harmonics,
which if you take the side of your hand/palm and slide it along the strings where the
pickups are up to the neck youll get a high pitch harmonics sound. Its best done on the G
string(now an F string cause youre tuned a step down) and thats where Zakk does it on 
this track

D-----------------------------------|
A--------------------------------4--|b
F--4p2p0h4p2p0h4p2p0h4p2p0h4p2p0-4--|b
C-----------------------------------|
G-----------------------------------|
D-----------------------------------|
Slide the side of your palm/hand in the pickup area before the neck starts while doing
that and youll achieve the sound in the song. He also has his Wah on and high gain so you
need that get that really screaming sound. At the bend on the F and A string you pinch 
the two notes and bend them up as much as you can with the Wah still on

Verse:
Repeat this abit of times
D-------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------|
F-------------------------------------|
C-------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------|
D-0000-0-0-0000-0-0-0000-0-0-0000-0-0-|
  .... . . .... . . .... . . .... . .

*****OPTIONAL*******
Upon seeing him live i notice he does this cool addition to the song which goes like this:
D---------------------------3----------3---------3-----------------|
A---------------------------3----------3---------3-----------------|
F---4p2*~-4p2*~----------------------------------------------2-----|b-p0
C------------------------------------------------------------2-----|b-p0
G------------------------------------------------------------------|
D---------------------0000--------0000------0000------0000---------|
                      ....        ....      ....      ....
Then he bounces back into the main riff for the slide.


Then he does a slide (Long slides randy rhoads style on the A string)

D------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F--------0-2-----------------------------0-2-------------------------------2-0-|
C--------0-2-----------------------------0-2-------------------------------2-0-|
G--/19\------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-------------0000-0-0-0000-0-0-0000-0-0------0000-0-0-0000-0-0-0000-0-0-3b----|
              .... . . .... . . .... . .      .... . . .... . . .... . .
Before the chorus he does the bend and hits the 2 on the C and F but doesnt do an open
string after he just pinches the 3rd fret (E string) with heavy vibrato

Now the chorus:

D----------------------------------|
A----------------------------------|
F----------------------------7/9---|
C-----8\7-----7\5-----5/7----7/9---|
G-----8\7-----7\5-----5/7----5/7---|
D-000-6\5-000-5\3-000-3/5-000------|
  ...     ...     ...     ...
THAT ONCE THEN

D----------------------------------|
A----------------------------------|
F----------------------------------|
C-----8\7-----7\5-----5/7----------|
G-----8\7-----7\5-----5/7----------|
D-000-6\5-000-5\3-000-3/5-000---3*-|
  ...     ...     ...     ...   ~
ONCE AND HE ALTERNATES BETWEEN THESE TWO

Filler:
D-----------------------------------|
A--------------------------------4--|b
F--4p2p0h4p2p0h4p2p0h4p2p0h4p2p0-4--|b
C-----------------------------------|
G-----------------------------------|
D-----------------------------------|
Side of palm against the strings in the pickup area. Remember that.

You can do that cool thing he does live if you want here again.
Other than that though, back to the verse1 and verse2
Verse(1)
D-------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------|
F-------------------------------------|
C-------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------|
D-0000-0-0-0000-0-0-0000-0-0-0000-0-0-|
  .... . . .... . . .... . . .... . .
Verse(2)
D------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F--------0-2-----------------------------0-2-------------------------------2-0-|
C--------0-2-----------------------------0-2-------------------------------2-0-|
G--/19\------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-------------0000-0-0-0000-0-0-0000-0-0------0000-0-0-0000-0-0-0000-0-0-3b----|

He does the pinch once again before going into the chorus and now the bridge
End on a held D chord.

On the acoustic guitar (LIVE: if youre not using a distortion pedal and doing the amp
overdrive/overdrive pedal trick to create a high gain distortion just turn of the pedal
and lower your volume)

D----------                                     D----------------------------------------|
A----------                                     A----------------------------------------|
F----------                                     F----------------5----4------------------|
C----4---5-                                     C-------4---5---------------5----4----5--|
G--2---2---                                     G-----3---3---3-----3----3-----3----3----|
D--0---0--- repeat that FOUR times then you do  
D----------------------------------------|(not exact just so you get the picture)

THEN
D------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------|
F------------------------------------|
C----4---4---4---4----4---4----4---4-|
G--2---2---2---2----0---0------------|
D---------------------------3----0---|
Go back to first two parts and then end on this above.

BACK TO THE CHORUS(but not a full one its just a lead into the solo)
And the filler THEN:
SOLO* Its very fucking hard just warning you guys.
WAH ON AND PICK EVERYTHING EXCEPT WHERE NOTED (BTW THIS IS BY EAR AND NOT 100% CORRECT I
PLAY IT LIKE THIS AND IT VARIES SOMETIMES BECAUSE I DONT PLAY 100% PROPERLY BUT THIS IS
WHAT SOUNDS CLOSEST TO IT. you might have to repeat the first parts bends and slides 
abit more than i put.)
D-----------------12--------------------12-------------------12---------------12----------------|
A-------15~~~~~~-----15--12--15b^17^15-----15--12--15b^17^15----15--12--15/17----15--12--15/17--|
F-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D----12-----------------1212121212--15--17--15--12--17--15--12----------151515151414141212141512--|
A--------15--12--15/17-----------------------------------------15-12-15---------------------------|
F-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D---1415141214151412p10h12h14----------10h12h14p10\8h10h12p10---12p10p8\7-7-8-10-8-7----------------|
A-----------------------------14p12p10-----------------------12----------------------10-8-7-7-8-10--|
F---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D----7-8-10-10-8-7---------------78101087---------------------------------------------------|
A------------------10-8-7-7-8-10----------1087781087----------------------------------------|
F-----------------------------------------------------9~~~~---14b(slowly)^16^14p12----------|
C----------------------------------------------------------------------------------14~~~~~--|
G-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D---------------------------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------------12Tr15-15~~~~~-|
F---------------------------12Tr14/14Tr16/----------------|
C-----12Tr14/14Tr16/16Tr17/-------------------------------|
G---------------------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------------------|
WAH OFF
D---------------------------------------------------------------------1517191715--------------151719|
A--------------------------------------------------------------151719------------151719191715-------|
F--------------------------------------1616171719161617171919---------------------------------------|
C---------------------1617171916171919--------------------------------------------------------------|
G------161717191616179------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
WAH BACK ON
D--191919191715--------------151917191517-----------------------------------------------------------|
A---------------191715151719--------------1715191517191915171519------------------------------------|
F-------------------------------------------------------------------19~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~------------|
C---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Thats it, the solo is done now remember its not accuarctely 100%, because of zakk wyldes
alternate picking and patterns unless you get it down to the tee, youll never play
exactly note for note, but this is the way i play it (not all notes are EXACT when i 
play it) and it sounds close. I didnt indicate timing and such as you can figure that out if
youre learning this song haha.

Now it goes back to Verse(1) and Verse(2) but before it enters the chorus and instead of
doing the pinch harmonic he does a slide up the neck on the E string but muted and
picked rapidly like so:
D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D11233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191918181717161615151414131312121110
 ..........................................................................................
The way he does it live he does it over the fretboard with his hand facing ontop of the 
board and not under.
Then it goes back into the chorus and ends.
THANK YOU FOR CHECKING OUT MY TAB! AND LEARNING THIS KICK ASS SONG!
BLEED BLACK SDMF GI/FD
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