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When The Balance Is Broken :: Killswitch Engage
Transcribed by :: Joe Keller (jkguitar@comcast.net)

Tuning:
6|D
5|A
4|F
3|C
2|G
1|C

p.m   = Palm mute
^/v   = Bend up/down
/ \   = Slide up/down
 h    = Hit on
 p    = Pull Off
~     = Vibrato
[A.H] = Artificial harmonic
( )   = Ghost note


[INTRO]

D|----------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------7---------------|
C|-7--------7h8--8--------7------------7h8--5---------\-----|
G|-5--------5----5--------5--8---------5----5---------\-----|
C|-5--------5----5--------5--5---------5----5---------\-----|


D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|--------------------------------------------7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5----------|
C|---------7------------7--------8------------8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
G|-5-5-5-5-5----5-5-5-5-5----5-5-5----5-5-5-5-----------------8-8-8-8--|
C|-5-5-5-5-5----5-5-5-5-5----5-5-5----5-5-5-5--------------------------|
   |  pm |      |  pm |      |pm|     | pm  |

							     Slight A.H
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------8------------8--------8------------8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7-[8]~-------|
G|-8-8-8-8-8----8-8-8-8-8----8-8-8----8-8-8-8----------------------------|
C|-8-8-8-8-8----8-8-8-8-8----8-8-8----8-8-8-8----------------------------|
   |  pm |      |  pm |      |pm|     | pm  |

							     Slight A.H
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|--------------------------------------------3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-[3]~-------|
C|---------5------------3--------5---------------------------------------|
G|-1-1-1-1-1----1-1-1-1-1----1-1-1----1-1-1-1----------------------------|
C|-1-1-1-1-1----1-1-1-1-1----1-1-1----1-1-1-1----------------------------|
   |  pm |      |  pm |      |pm|     | pm  |


D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------7------------5----------------5-----5----5/7----------------|
G|---------5------------5--------5h6p5---5-----5-----------------------|
C|-0-0-0-0------0-0-0-0------0-0-------0-----0-------------------------|
   |  pm |	| pm  |	    |pm|            pm


D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|--------------------------------------------7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5----------|
C|---------7------------7--------8------------8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7----------|
G|-5-5-5-5-5----5-5-5-5-5----5-5-5----5-5-5-5--------------------------|
C|-5-5-5-5-5----5-5-5-5-5----5-5-5----5-5-5-5-----------------7-7-7-7--|
   |  pm |      |  pm |      |pm|     | pm  |

							     Slight A.H
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------8------------8--------8------------8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7-[8]~-------|
G|-8-8-8-8-8----8-8-8-8-8----8-8-8----8-8-8-8----------------------------|
C|-8-8-8-8-8----8-8-8-8-8----8-8-8----8-8-8-8----------------------------|
   |  pm |      |  pm |      |pm|     | pm  |

							     Slight A.H
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|--------------------------------------------3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-[3]~-------|
C|---------5------------3--------5---------------------------------------|
G|-1-1-1-1-1----1-1-1-1-1----1-1-1----1-1-1-1----------------------------|
C|-1-1-1-1-1----1-1-1-1-1----1-1-1----1-1-1-1----------------------------|
   |  pm |      |  pm |      |pm|     | pm  |


D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------7------------5----------------------------0---------|
G|---------5------------5--------5h6p5-0-----0-0-0-0-0---------|
C|-0-0-0-0------0-0-0-0------0-0-------0-----0-0-0-0-0---------|
   |  pm |	| pm  |	    |pm|             | pm  |
___________________________________________________________________________
[VERSE]


D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-1---------------------------6--5--0--4--3--0--1--3----------|
C|-1--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-6--5--0--4--3--0--1--3----------|
      |			     pm	         	    |

D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-1---------------------------6--5--0--3--4--0--5h6p5---------|
C|-1--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-6--5--0--3--4--0----------------|
      |			  pm	              |
___________________________________________________________________________
[PRE CHORUS]

D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------
F|-----------------------------------------------------------------------
C|-3-------7-------8--------5-------7-----2-----3-------7-------8--------
G|-5-------8-------10-------7-------8-----3-----5-------8-------10-------
C|----0-0-----0-0------0-0-----0-0-----0-----0-----0-0-----0-0------0-0--
     |pm|    |pm|     |pm|    |pm|    pm     pm    |pm|   |pm|     |pm|

 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 -5-------7-------------3-------7-------8--------5-------7-----8--8----8--5-\-1-|
 -7-------8-------------5-------8-------10-------7-------8-----8--8----8--5-\-1-|
 ----0-0-----0--0-0-0-0----0-0-----0-0------0-0-----0-0-----0--7--7h8--7--5-\-1-|
    |pm|     |   pm   |    |pm|   |pm|     |pm|    |pm|    pm
___________________________________________________________________________
i duno what you call this part.. but its right before the chorus, only played once.

D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------|
C|------------------------3-----------5--------------|
G|-1-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-(0)-1-(0)-3--4-3---------|
C|-1-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---(0)-1-(0)----4-3---------|
        |      pm       |

D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------|
C|-------------------3-----------5-------------------|
G|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-(0)-1-(0)-3--4-3--------------|
C|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---(0)-1-(0)----4-3--------------|
   |      pm       |

D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------|
C|-------------------3-----------5-------------------------|
G|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-(0)-1-(0)-3--4-3-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--|
C|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---(0)-1-(0)----4-3-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--|
   |      pm       |              |      pm       | 
___________________________________________________________________________
[CHORUS]

D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------------|
C|-3-----------5---------------------------|
G|-1-(0)-1-(0)-3--4-3--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
C|---(0)-1-(0)----4-3--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
                       |      pm       |

D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------------|
C|-3-----------5---------------------------|
G|-1-(0)-1-(0)-3--4-3--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
C|---(0)-1-(0)----4-3--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
                       |      pm       |

D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------------|
C|-3-----------5---------------------------|
G|-1-(0)-1-(0)-3--4-3--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
C|---(0)-1-(0)----4-3--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
                       |      pm       |

D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
F|----------------------------------------------------|
C|-3-----------5--------------------------------------|
G|-1-(0)-1-(0)-3--4-3--1--1-1-1--1-1-1--1-1-1--1-1-1--|
C|---(0)-1-(0)----4-3--1--1-1-1--1-1-1--1-1-1--1-1-1--|
                       |             pm            |

[Last riff of chorus that leads back into bridge]
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-3-----------5--------------------------------------3--3--3--3/5--|
G|-1-(0)-1-(0)-3--4-3--1--1-1-1--1-1-1--1-1-1--1-1-1--3--3--3--3/5--|
C|---(0)-1-(0)----4-3--1--1-1-1--1-1-1--1-1-1--1-1-1--3--3--3--3/5--|
                       |             pm            |
___________________________________________________________________________
Start all over again.

D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|--------------------------------------------7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5----------|
C|---------7------------7--------8------------8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7----------|
G|-5-5-5-5-5----5-5-5-5-5----5-5-5----5-5-5-5--------------------------|
C|-5-5-5-5-5----5-5-5-5-5----5-5-5----5-5-5-5-----------------7-7-7-7--|
   |  pm |      |  pm |      |pm|     | pm  |

							     Slight A.H
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------8------------8--------8------------8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7-[8]~-------|
G|-8-8-8-8-8----8-8-8-8-8----8-8-8----8-8-8-8----------------------------|
C|-8-8-8-8-8----8-8-8-8-8----8-8-8----8-8-8-8----------------------------|
   |  pm |      |  pm |      |pm|     | pm  |

							     Slight A.H
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|--------------------------------------------3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-[3]~-------|
C|---------5------------3--------5---------------------------------------|
G|-1-1-1-1-1----1-1-1-1-1----1-1-1----1-1-1-1----------------------------|
C|-1-1-1-1-1----1-1-1-1-1----1-1-1----1-1-1-1----------------------------|
   |  pm |      |  pm |      |pm|     | pm  |


D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------7------------5----------------------------0---------|
G|---------5------------5--------5h6p5-0-----0-0-0-0-0---------|
C|-0-0-0-0------0-0-0-0------0-0-------0-----0-0-0-0-0---------|
   |  pm |	| pm  |	    |pm|             | pm  |
___________________________________________________________________________
[VERSE]


D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-1---------------------------6--5--0--4--3--0--1--3----------|
C|-1--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-6--5--0--4--3--0--1--3----------|
      |			     pm	         	    |

D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-1---------------------------6--5--0--3--4--0--5h6p5---------|
C|-1--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-6--5--0--3--4--0----------------|
      |			  pm	              |
___________________________________________________________________________


D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------
F|-----------------------------------------------------------------------
C|-3-------7-------8--------5-------7-----2-----3-------7-------8--------
G|-5-------8-------10-------7-------8-----3-----5-------8-------10-------
C|----0-0-----0-0------0-0-----0-0-----0-----0-----0-0-----0-0------0-0--
     |pm|    |pm|     |pm|    |pm|    pm     pm    |pm|   |pm|     |pm|

 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 -5-------7-------------3-------7-------8--------5-------7-----8--8----8--5-\-1-|
 -7-------8-------------5-------8-------10-------7-------8-----8--8----8--5-\-1-|
 ----0-0-----0--0-0-0-0----0-0-----0-0------0-0-----0-0-----0--7--7h8--7--5-\-1-|
    |pm|     |   pm   |    |pm|   |pm|     |pm|    |pm|    pm

D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------------------------------|
C|------------------------3-----------5------------------------|
G|-1-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-(0)-1-(0)-3--4-3-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
C|-1-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---(0)-1-(0)----4-3-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
        |      pm       |                    |       pm      |

D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------------|
C|-3-----------5---------------------------|
G|-1-(0)-1-(0)-3--4-3--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
C|---(0)-1-(0)----4-3--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
                       |      pm       |

D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
F|----------------------------------------------------|
C|-3-----------5--------------------------------------|
G|-1-(0)-1-(0)-3--4-3--1--1-1-1--1-1-1--1-1-1--1-1-1--|
C|---(0)-1-(0)----4-3--1--1-1-1--1-1-1--1-1-1--1-1-1--|
                       |             pm            |
___________________________________________________________________________
"All will be revealed...  The balance is broken.."

[GTR 1]

D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------
A|----------------------------------------------------------------10-10--
F|-7-----------------------------9--9------------------------------------
C|----------------------------------------------------------------8--8---
G|-5-----------------------------7--7------------------------------------
C|----0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-------0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0--------
     |pm|   |pm|     |pm|   |pm|      |pm|   |pm|     |pm|   |pm|

 --------------------------------------------------------------------
 --------------------------------------------------------------------
 ----------------------------12-12-----------------------------14-14-
 --------------------------------------------------------------------
 ----------------------------10-10-----------------------------12-12-
 -0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0--------0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-------
 |pm|   |pm|     |pm|   |pm|       |pm|   |pm|     |pm|   |pm|

 --------------------------------------------------------------------
 --------------------------------------------------------------------
 ----------------------------15-15-----------------------------12-12-
 --------------------------------------------------------------------
 ----------------------------13-13-----------------------------10-10-
 -0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0--------0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-------
 |pm|   |pm|     |pm|   |pm|       |pm|   |pm|     |pm|   |pm|

 ---------------------------------------------------|
 ---------------------------------------------------|
 ----------------------------10-10------------------|
 ---------------------------------------------------|
 ----------------------------8--8--------------0-0--|
 -0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0--------0-0-0--0-0-0-0--|
 |pm|   |pm|     |pm|   |pm|       |pm|   |pm|     

[GTR 2]
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
F|-7--7--------5--5--------2--2--------3--3-----|
C|-7--7--------5--5--------3--3--------3--3-----|
G|-5--5--------3--3--------0--0--------1--1-----|
C|----------------------------------------------|
___________________________________________________________________________
Awesome scream part: "Balance...  Is broken..."

D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-10-----------------9-----------------12-----------------10--10--10-10--10--10--|
G|-8---0---0-0--0--0--7--0---0-0--0--0--10--0---0-0--0--0--8---8---8--8---8---8---|
C|-10--0---0-0--0--0--9--0---0-0--0--0--12--0---0-0--0--0--10--10--10-10--10--10--|
       |    pm     |     |     pm    |      |     pm    |      |       pm      |

[GTR 2]
D|------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------|
C|------10-------10-------12-------10-|
G|------8--------7--------10-------8--|
C|-15\--10-------10-------12-------10-|

D|-------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------|
C|-10-------10-------12-------10-|
G|-8--------7--------10-------8--|
C|-10-------10-------12-------10-|
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