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Smashing Pumpkins - Zero tab

#-----------------------------------------------------------------------#
#            "ZERO" by Billy Corgan (The Smashing Pumpkins)             #
#  As heard on the 1995 album "MELLON COLLIE AND THE INFINITE SADNESS"  #
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------#

This song is a little crazy, but you should try it out. I'm still not sure
about that insane solo...

G1: Eb (EbAbDbGbBbEb) -Electric Full Distortion (Billy Corgan)
G2: Eb (EbAbDbGbBbEb) -Electric Full Distortion with phaser (James Iha)
G3: Eb (EbAbDbGbBbEb) -Pre-recorded G2 or G1 w/ 1 addtnl' semitone down effect

Intro 0:00

G1

|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|-5=\4-4-------------5-5-4-4-------------------|
|-5=\4-4-------------5-5-4-4-------------------|
|-3=\2-2-------------3-3-2-2-------------------|
|--------0-<3>-<4>-0---------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>-|


G1+G2

|------------------------------------------------------||
|o----------------------------------------------------o||
|--5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4--------------------||
|--5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4--------------------||
|o-3=\2-2-------------------3-3\2-2-------------------o||
|---------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>---------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>--||
                                                       3x

Pre-Verse 0:08/ 0:44

G1

|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4-------------------|
|-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4-------------------|
|-3=\2-2-------------------3-3\2-2-------------------|
|--------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>---------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>-|


G2

|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4----------------------|
|-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4----------------------|
|-3=\2-2-------------------3-3\2-2----------------------|
|--------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>---------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-5/14\0-|


Verse 0:11/ 1:22

G1+G2

|------------------------------------||
|o----------------------------------o||
|--5=/4-4---------5-5/4-4------------||
|--5=/4-4---------5-5/2-2------------||
|o-3=/2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3/2-2-2-2-2-2-2-o||
|---------0-0-0-0---------0-0-0-0-0--||
                                     4x

Pre-Chorus 0:27/ 1:37

G1+G2 (G2 slides up last octave 1 step on second time)

|---------------------------------------||
|o-------------------------------------o||
|--9-----11------9------12------11/7-7--||
|---------------------------------------||
|o-7------9------7------10-------9/5-5-o||
|-----0-0----0-0----0-0-----0-0---------||
                                        4x
-Instrumental Rest-

(Pre-Verse 0:44)

 0:48

G1

|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4-------------|
|-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4---x--x--x-x-|
|-3=\2-2-------------------3-3\2-2---x--x--x-x-|
|--------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>-----------0--0--0-0-|


G2

|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4--------4/9\-|
|-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4-------------|
|-3=\2-2-------------------3-3\2-2-------------|
|--------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>------------<3>------|


Chorus 0:51

G1+G2

|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4-------------------|
|-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4-------------------|
|-3=\2-2-------------------3-3\2-2-------------------|
|--------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>---------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>-|


G1

|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4----------------------|
|-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4----------------------|
|-3=\2-2-------------------3-3\2-2----------------------|
|--------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>---------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-7/12\0-|


G2

|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4----------------------|
|-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4----------------------|
|-3=\2-2-------------------3-3\2-2----------------------|
|--------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>----------0--5/14\0-----------|


G1+G2

|------------------------------------------------------||
|o----------------------------------------------------o||
|--5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4--------------------||
|--5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4--------------------||
|o-3=\2-2-------------------3-3\2-2-------------------o||
|---------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>---------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>--||
                                                       2x

Bridge 1:06

G1+G2
      PM              PM              PM            PM
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|-9-9-9-----------9-9-9-----------9-9-9-----------9-9--|
|-9-9-9-----------9-9-9-----------9-9-9-----------9-9--|
|-7-7-7-----------7-7-7-----------7-7-7-----------7-7--|
|-0-0-0-----------0-0-0-----------0-0-0-----------0-0--|


First Solo 1:15

G1+G2
[ Tab from: http://www.guitaretab.com/s/smashing-pumpkins/21855.html ]
|------------------------------------------------------||
|o----------------------------------------------------o||
|--5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4--------------------||
|--5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4--------------------||
|o-3=\2-2-------------------3-3\2-2-------------------o||
|---------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>---------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>--||
                                                       2x

G3
    \/\/\/ \/\/\/  \1/\1/\1/ \1/\1/\1/  \/\/\/
|--------------------------------------12~~-15b17/\0*-|
|-----------------13brbr---------------12~~~~---------|
|-8b9~~~------------------------11b12~~~--------------|
|---------14~~~~--------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
*Infinite Delay then fade

(Verse 1:22)

(Pre-Chorus)


Second Solo 1:52

All

|-------------|
|-*xs\x-------|
|-------*xs\x-|
|-------------|
|-------------|
|-------------|
*Pick Scrape entire string length


G1+G2

|-----------------------------------||
|-----------------------------------||
|-5---------------5-5/4-4-----------||
|-5---------------5-5/2-2-----------||
|-3-----2-2-2-2-2-3-3/2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||
|---0-3---0-0-0-0---------0-0-0-0-0-||
                                     2x

G3
                                              \2/ \1/\1/\1/\1/\1/
|-22pb24=r22b24r22---------------12b------------------------------|
|-----------------22b24r22-17-17-----15fb-------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------14b15p12~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|


G3

|------0--------15---------------------------------------------|
|------3b5==p0--17b19==--13p12h13p12-15p13h15p13-15b17~~-------|
|-0-0----------------------------------------------------------|
|-0-0----------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------12/19-|



G1+G2

|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|--5--------------5-5/4-4-----------|
|--5--------------5-5/2-2-----------|
|--3-----2--------3-3/2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|----0-3---0-2-3----------0-0-0-0-0-|


G3

|------------------------------19tr18-|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-x**===\x---x**\x--------------------|
|-x*===\x--x*===\x--------------------|
|-------------------<12>-<12>---------|
*Scratch Slide with index finger on left hand slowly 
 (Average pitch= ~ 4 octaves above low E bent one step)
**Scratch Slide with index finger on right hand irregularly paced
 (Average pitch= ~ 5 octaves above low E)


G1+G2

|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|--5---------------5-5/4-4-----------|
|--5---------------5-5/2-2-----------|
|--3-------2-2-2-2-3-3/2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|----0-2-3-0-0-0-0---------0-0-0-0-0-|


G3

|-22b24----------17b18--------------------12=-14-------|
|-----------------------------------15b17--------12~~~-|
|-------19b21~~~-------15b16~~~------------------------|
|-------------------------------x\*--------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
*4 Fret Scratch Slide (pitch= 4 octaves above low E)


Bridge 2:09

G1+G2

|---------------------------------------||
|o-------------------------------------o||
|--9------9------9------9-----11--------||
|--------------------------------12-12--||
|o-7------7------7------7------9-------o||
|-----0-0----0-0----0-0----0-0---10-10--||
                                        2x


G1

|---------------------------------------||
|o-------------------------------------o||
|--9------9------9------9-----11--------||
|--------------------------------12-12--||
|o-7------7------7------7------9-------o||
|-----0-0----0-0----0-0----0-0---10-10--||
                                        2x

G2
    TP  TP  TP  TP  TP    TP  TP  TP  TP  TP
|-----------------------------------------19=-22b24=*|
|-------------------------17=/19=-20=-22=------------|
|-9/11=/12=/14=/16=/17=-0----------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
 *Hold note half way through Chorus

(Chorus 2:23)

G1

|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4-------------|
|-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4---x--x------|
|-3=\2-2-------------------3-3\2-2---x--x------|
|--------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>-----------0--0--0-0-|


G1

|----------------------------------*|
|----------------------------------*|
|-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4-*|
|-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4-*|
|-3=\2-2-------------------3-3\2-2-*|
|--------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>---------*|


Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (if not indicated, then from/to "nowhere")
  - natural harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip, if not indicated dip 1/4 step
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <>  - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 |o  - beginning of a bar to be repeated
 o|  - end of a bar to be repeated
 *|  - end of song
 =)  - smiley face

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