Slash - By The Sword tab

  By the sword by Andrew Stockdale and Slash
  Tablature by Nathan (Blooddrunk123)
 
 
 This song is played on an electric guitar


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| /   slide
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend
| pb  Pre-bend
| br  Bend release
| pbr Pre-bend release
| brb Bend release bend

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   Play once as an intro then 
  INTRO
   
   (Clean) 
 e|-----------------------------------|--------------------------------|
 B|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------3--|
 G|---------------------------2-------|--------------------------0--2--|
 D|---------------------------2-------|--------------------------0--0--|
 A|---------3-----------------0-------|-----------5--3-----------x--0--|
 E|--0h3h5-----5--5p3p0--3------------|--0h3h5-----------5p3p0---3-----|
  
 

 e|-----------------------------------|-------------------------------|
 B|-----------------------------------|----------------------------3--|
 G|-----------------------------2-----|-------------------------0--2--|
 D|-----------5--5--------------3-----|-------------------------0--0--|
 A|-----------3--2--------------3-----|----------5--3-----------x--0--|
 E|--0h3h5-----------5p3p0--3---1-----|--0h3h5-----------5p3p0--3-----|     
     
   
 e|-----|
 B|-----|
 G|--2--|
 D|--2--|
 A|--0--|
 E|-----|
  


 First Verse
 e|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
 B|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
 G|----------5--------------------------|------------7-5--------------7-|
 D|------5h7---7----7p5----5----7-------|------5h7-------7p5-----5----7-|
 A|--/7------------------7------0-------|--/7-----------------7---------|
 E|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
 
 1. With the horses that you ride,      And the feelings left inside,
 2. Well they claim they'd like to know, And they want to let you go,
 
 e|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
 B|-------------------------------6-----|-------------------------------|
 G|------------5-4----------------5-----|----------5--------------------|
 D|------5h7----------7p5----5----3-----|------5h7---7--7p5-----5----7--|
 A|--/7-------------------7-------------|--/7----------------7-------0--|
 E|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------|x2
    
   Comes a time you need to               leave, all, that, behind,
   And the people gather 'round           for, the, last, show,

 (Just to point out for anytime you get into the chorus, ingore the last part note of 
  the verse and just get on to the D. Whichever works for you this is how I do it)

 Chorus      
 D                 F
 Well there is all we want
                        Am
 To live and die by the sword,
                               G
 Well they tried to complicate you
                      D
 But you left it all behind
                    F
 All the worldly possessions
                  Am
 Are left for recollections
                      
 And finally it's all gone 
 
 |--3----(4)--|
 l--3----(4)--|
 |--0-----5---|
 |--0-----6---|
 |--x-----6---|
 |--3-----4---|
  
    (TURN THE GAIN UP AND MAKE IT STAY THERE!!)
 e|-----------------------------------|--------------------------------|
 B|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------3--|
 G|---------------------------2-------|--------------------------0--2--|
 D|---------------------------2-------|--------------------------0--0--|
 A|---------3-----------------0-------|-----------5--3-----------x--0--|
 E|--0h3h5-----5--5p3p0--3------------|--0h3h5-----------5p3p0---3-----|
 
 e|-----------------------------------|
 B|-----------------------------------|
 G|-----------------------------2-----|
 D|-----------5--5--------------3-----|
 A|-----------3--2--------------3-----|
 E|--0h3h5-----------5p3p0--3---1-----|

 e|--x-3-----x--------------|
 B|--x-3-----x--------------|
 G|--x-0-----x-----------2--|
 D|--x-0-----x-6---------2--|
 A|--x-x-----x-6---------0--|
 E|--x-3-----x-4------------|



   
  Second Verse
 e|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
 B|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
 G|----------5--------------------------|------------7-5--------------7-|
 D|------5h7---7----7p5----5----7-------|------5h7-------7p5-----5----7-|
 A|--/7------------------7------0-------|--/7-----------------7---------|
 E|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  
  1.They're releasing all the hounds      What is lost can still be found
  2.Well, there's some who choose to run  Following the setting sun

 e|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
 B|-------------------------------6-----|-------------------------------|
 G|------------5-4----------------5-----|----------5--------------------|
 D|------5h7----------7p5----5----3-----|------5h7---7--7p5-----5----7--|
 A|--/7-------------------7-------------|--/7----------------7-------0--|
 E|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------|x2
    
    When you hop up on your feet           you're, onward, bound
    And now it seems the                   journey, has, begun,


  Second Chorus      
 D                 F
 Well there is all we want
                        Am
 To live and die by the sword,
                               G
 Well they tried to complicate you
                      D
 But you left it all behind
                    F
 All the worldly possessions
                  Am
 Are left for recollections
                      
 And finally it's all gone 
 
 |--3----(4)--|
 l--3----(4)--|
 |--0-----5---|
 |--0-----6---|
 |--x-----6---|
 |--3-----4---|
 
 BRIDGE

 e|------------------------------|------------------------------|
 B|--5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-7---|--7-7-7-7-x-x-7-7-7-7---x-6---|
 G|--5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-7---|--7-7-7-7-x-x-7-7-7-7---x-5---|
 D|--5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-7---|--7-7-7-7-x-x-7-7-7-7---x-3---|
 A|------------------------------|------------------------------|
 E|------------------------------|------------------------------|

 e|------------------------------|-----------------------------|
 B|--6-6-6-6-x-x-6-6-6-6-x-x-7---|--7-7-7-7-x-x----------------|
 G|--5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-7---|--7-7-7-7-x-x----------------|
 D|--3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-3-3-x-x-7---|--7-7-7-7-x-x-3-3-3-3-3-5-5--|
 A|------------------------------|--------------3-3-3-3-3-5-5--|
 E|------------------------------|--------------1-1-1-1-1-3-3--|

 e|------------------------------|------------------------------|
 B|--5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-7---|--7-7-7-7-x-x-7-7-7-7---x-6---|
 G|--5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-7---|--7-7-7-7-x-x-7-7-7-7---x-5---|
 D|--5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-7---|--7-7-7-7-x-x-7-7-7-7---x-3---|
 A|------------------------------|------------------------------|
 E|------------------------------|------------------------------|

 e|------------------------------|-------------------------------|
 B|--6-6-6-6-x-x-6-6-6-6-x-x-7---|--7-7-7-7----------------------|
 G|--5-5-5-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-x-x-7---|--7-7-7-7-------------------2--|
 D|--3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-3-3-x-x-7---|--7-7-7-7----x-3---x-5------2--|
 A|------------------------------|-------------x-3---x-5------0--|
 E|------------------------------|-------------x-1---x-3---------|



 SOLO
   (Clean)
 e|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
 B|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
 G|--------5--7b--7b--7br-----4--5-----|--------5--7b--7b--7b--7br--5--7----|
 D|-5-h-7---------------------------3--|--5h-7----------------------------4-|
 A|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
 E|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
 
 e|---------------------------------|--------------------------------------5|
 B|------------8--------------------|---------------------------------------|
 G|--------5--10b----10--10--9--10--|--10--9--7--9--7\-5------7-p-5\-4/-5---|
 D|-5-h-7---------------------------|---------------------------------------|
 A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
 E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------------| 

         +2
 e|---------------------------------------------14brbrbrbr----------|
 B|--10--13b---10-------13brbrbr---12brbrbrbr----------------12br---|
 G|-----------------12----------------------------------------------|
 D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
 A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
 E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

 e|----------17--13--12--13--12\-8--12--8\-7--8--7-h-8-p-7------------------|
 B|------13-------------------------------------------------10-----8--(10)--|
 G|--14---------------------------------------------------------9-----------|
 D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|  

 e|--15b----15b--15--12-------------------------------------|
 B|----------------------15b--15----13------13--15------13--|
 G|-------------------------------------14----------14------|
 D|---------------------------------------------------------|
 A|---------------------------------------------------------|
 E|---------------------------------------------------------|
 
 e|------------------------------------|
 B|--15--13--15br----13------15b--15b--|
 G|----------------------14------------|
 D|------------------------------------|
 A|------------------------------------|
 E|------------------------------------|
 
 e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|--pb15--pb15--pb15--pb15--pb15--pbr15--13--15--13--12--13--12h13p12------|
 G|---------------------------------------------------------------------14--|
 D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                 +1/2
 e|------------------------------------------------15b--|
 B|--------------12br------13---15br--13--15--13--------|
 G|------12--14--------14-------------------------------|
 D|--14-------------------------------------------------|
 A|-----------------------------------------------------|
 E|-----------------------------------------------------|

                                                   +2 
 e|--17--19--19b----19br-p17-19b----pbr19--17------20b--20---17------17-----|
 B|--------------------------------------------17----------------20-----20b-|
 G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                                                             +1/2  
 e|--17------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|------20--17--------------------17--20--------------------------|
 G|--------------19br--17--19b-------------prb19------17--19--19b--|
 D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
 A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
 E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
  

 During the solo you can play the chorus if your going for rythym.

  Maybe use a Wa-Wa pedal for this part because it sorta sounds like it 
  is being used in the song. Your choice!
 e|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
 B|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
 G|----------5--------------------------|------------7-5--------------7-|
 D|------5h7---7----7p5----5----7-------|------5h7-------7p5-----5----7-|
 A|--/7------------------7------0-------|--/7-----------------7---------|
 E|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
 
 e|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
 B|-------------------------------6-----|-------------------------------|
 G|------------5-4----------------5-----|----------5--------------------|
 D|------5h7----------7p5----5----3-----|------5h7---7--7p5-----5----7--|
 A|--/7-------------------7-------------|--/7----------------7-------0--|
 E|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
 
  Use a different strumming pattern, 
  play, mute it and strum, rinse and repeat
 
  D                 F
 Well there is all we want
                        Am
 To live and die by the sword,
                               G
 Well they tried to complicate you
                      D
 But you left it all behind
                    F
 All the worldly possessions
                  Am
 Are left for recollections
                      
 And finally it's all gone 
 

 |--3----(4)--|
 l--3----(4)--|
 |--0-----5---|
 |--0-----6---|
 |--x-----6---|
 |--3-----4---|

 Hold each note for 2 beats.

 
    (The Wa-wa pedal or turn the gain up)
 e|-----------------------------------|--------------------------------|
 B|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------3--|
 G|---------------------------2-------|--------------------------0--2--|
 D|---------------------------2-------|--------------------------0--0--|
 A|---------3-----------------0-------|-----------5--3-----------x--0--|
 E|--0h3h5-----5--5p3p0--3------------|--0h3h5-----------5p3p0---3-----|
  
 

 e|-----------------------------------|-------------------------------|
 B|-----------------------------------|----------------------------3--|
 G|-----------------------------2-----|-------------------------0--2--|
 D|-----------5--5--------------3-----|-------------------------0--0--|
 A|-----------3--2--------------3-----|----------5--3-----------x--0--|
 E|--0h3h5-----------5p3p0--3---1-----|--0h3h5-----------5p3p0--3-----|    
 

 e|-----------------------------------|--------------------------------|
 B|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------3--|
 G|---------------------------2-------|--------------------------0--2--|
 D|---------------------------2-------|--------------------------0--0--|
 A|---------3-----------------0-------|-----------5--3-----------x--0--|
 E|--0h3h5-----5--5p3p0--3------------|--0h3h5-----------5p3p0---3-----|
  
 

 e|-----------------------------------|
 B|-----------------------------------|
 G|-----------------------------2-----|
 D|-----------5--5--------------3-----|
 A|-----------3--2--------------3-----|
 E|--0h3h5-----------5p3p0--3---1-----|   
  
Let that last power chord ring and that ends the song!
     
  Thanks all!
  Tab by Blooddrunk123
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