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Steve Vai - For The Love Of God tab

Steve Vai

For the love of God

Passion and Warfare 1990

I noticed there were a few tabs that were slightly wrong for this song ,especially the fingering.

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 (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
  - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \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   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

============================================================================

Intro/First theme (Best played on neck pickup)

|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------10--10s12~----17s15--12-----------------15p10~---|
|-------7---------------------------12--14--14s16-----------|
|--7s9------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
*PLAY THIS PART TWICE ^^^*

|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------10--10s12~---17s15--12-----------------15p10~----|
|-------7--------------------------12--14--14s16------------|
|--7s9------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--17s15--12---------------------------------------5s8--7---------------|
|-------------12--14--14s16~--16--16--16s14--14~-----------9--7--7s9~---|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

(Switch to bottom pick up)

|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------10--10b12~---15b17--12-----------------15p10~---|
|-------7--------------------------12--14--14b16-----------|
|--7s9-----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
                                                                       \1
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------10--10b12~--15b17r15--15b17--12-------------15-------10--15p10~-|
|-------7-----------------------------------12--14b16------14~-------------|
|--7s9---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------15b17r15--12----------[15]p10--[10]~--|
|--14b16--14--12--[14]b16~----------------12--14------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--15b17r15--12--------------------------------------5s8--7--------------|
|----------------12--14b16--[14]--[14]--[14]--[14]~----------9--7--7s9~--|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Second theme (Switch back to neck pickup)
                                              \1/    \1/
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--15s12--12s10--10s8--8s12--12s5~--3~--3s15--15s12--12s10--10s8--8s12--12--|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------15s12--12s10--10s8--8s12--10s8s12~--10s8s12~--15s5s3~-3h5--3~-|
|--7s9s7s9s7~----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-------------------------------------------------13s12--10--10s12--12s8---|
|--15b17--15~--15s17s15--15s17s15--12h13p12s10s8--13s12--10--10s12--12s8---|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--17~--14------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------15--------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------14s11--11tr12--11-------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------14--12-----------------------------|
|------------------------------------------14--10p7h9p7h9h10p9p7s10~--|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--19--17--15-------------------------|
|--------------19--17--15~--(15)s17~--|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|

First theme rephrased (Switch to bottom pickup)

|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------10--10b12--10-10-[10]--[10]-[10]--15b17r15b17r15--12------|
|-------7--------------------------------------------------------12--|
|--7s9---------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
                      \2.5~                           \1.5/  \1.5/
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------15~--------------10--10b12-10--10b15--10b15--10~--|
|--14b16r14--12-14b16----------------7-----------------------------------|
|-------------------------------7s9--------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|---------12-----------------15-----------------------------------|
|--15b17------15p12--------------15--------------------12h13p12---|
|--------------------14b16~----------14b16r14-14~--15-------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                               \4~
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------13--12-------------------------------------|
|--15--14--13--12--14--15----------15p14p12------12--12h14-12--14\~---|
|--------------------------------------------14-----------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

|---------12------------------------------------------------------------|
|--15b17------15p12--15b17--15------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------14b16r14--12--------12----------------------|
|-----------------------------------------14~-------14--12--------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------14s12-10~---|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|--\14--12------14--12b14r12~--12------14--12b14r12~----|
|-----------14---------------------14-------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|

|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|--12--14b16r14--[14]-[14]--14b16r[14]~--14s12--12------14b16~---|
|---------------------------------------------------14-----------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|

|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--12--11------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------14--12----------------------12s14--12---------------------------|
|------------------14s12--10----------------------14--12-------------------|
|-----------------------------12--10~---------------------14s12--10--12~---|

Bridge/pre solo

|--17b19~--17-17-17--17~--17~--17b19--17s15--17--19b22--19~--19p17-------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------20~--|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                                  \1~~~
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--15--15h20--19~--19--17s15--15s17--17~--15s12--12s14~--14s12--12---------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------14-14~--|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                         (Pick scrape)
|----------10--12--14--15--17s19s22--22~-------------|
|------12----------------------------------x\--------|
|--14--------------------------------------x\--------|
|------------------------------------------x\--------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|

  *Rattle whammy bar up and down repeatidly whilst picking notes*
|--17b19--17s15--17~--17~--17~--17~--17~--17~--17~--17s15--15--------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------17~---|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

  *Rattle whammy bar up and down and hammer on notes with fretting hand*
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--15h17~--15h17~--15h17~--15~---15----------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------16p14p12-------9s14~--12--14~--12h14~-|
|----------------------------------------------15~-------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  |TP====================================|
|------------------12--14--15--17--19--22--24b26--24b26--24b26~--------|
|----------12--15------------------------------------------------19\---|
|--12--14--------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

Solo ( Uses some wah-wah here)

|--14-14-14-14-14h19p14h19p14-14-14----------14-14-14h19p14h19p14-14-14h19-|
|-----------------------------------15h19p15-------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--14-14-14h19p14-14-14----------14-------------14h19p14h19-------14-14--|
|-----------------------15h19p15----15h19----19-------------15h19--------|
|-----------------------------------------18-----------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--14h19p14h19p14----------14h19p14----------19p14-------------|
|-----------------15h19-15----------15-19-15-------19-15-------|
|--------------------------------------------------------12\---|
|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------|

|--13-13-13-13-13h19p13h19-13----------13-19p13----------13-13h19p13--|
|-----------------------------13h17p13----------13h17p13--------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------13h19p13----------13-13h19p13-------------13--------------13h19-|
|--13h17p13----------13h17p13-------------13h17p13-13----13h17----17--------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------17-----------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--13-13----------------------------13-13----------|
|--------13h17p13----13h17----17-13-------17-13----|
|-----------------17-------17----------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|

|---22p17----------17-19p17----------17-22p17----------17-19p17----------|
|---------20-17h20----------20-17h20----------20-17h20----------20-17h20-|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--17-22p17----------17-19p17----------17-22p17-19p17----------------------|
|-----------20-17h20----------20-17h20----------------20p17----------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------22-20p18-------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------19p15-|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|---------------17p15----17p15----17-17p15------|
|------------17-------17-------17----------17---|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|--17-15h17-------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|

|--22p17-------------------22p17-------------------22p17--------------------|
|--------20-17-20b22-20-17-------20-17-20b22-20-17-------20-17-20b22-20-17--|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  ( * = Whammy bar gargle ,face whammy bar away from you and tap the tip to make the notes gargle )

|--22p17-----------------22p17-----------22p17-----------22p17--|
|--------20-17-20*-20-17-------20-17-20*-------20-17-20*--------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|

|--17s15-------------------------12------------------------------------------|
|---------15p12------------15b17----15p12------------------------------------|
|---------------14p12---------------------14p12--------12--------------------|
|---------------------14~-----------------------14p12-----14p12--------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------14s12-10-----|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------12~-|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--12h13p12----12----------12h14p12----12-------------12h14p12----12--------|
|-----------15----15p14-15----------15----15-14-12h14----------15----15-14--|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------12h14-------12----12h13p12----12----------12h14p12-------12----|
|--12-14-15-------12-15----15----------15----15p14-15----------12-15----15-|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--12h13p12-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------15-16-14--16p15p14-16p15p14-16p15p14-16p15p14-16p15p14-16p15p14-|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--16p15p14-16p15p14-16p15p14-16p15p14-16p15p14-16p15p14-16p15p14-16p15p14--|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--16p15p14-16p15p14-16p15p14-16p15p14-16p15p14-16-15-14-16-15-15b17~-------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------x\--|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------x\--|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------x\--|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Second Solo

|------7-10p7-----------------7-10p7-----------------7-10p7-------------|
|----8--------10-10-10s8----8--------10-10-10s8----8--------12-12-12s8--|
|--9----------------------9----------------------9----------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|------7-10p7-----------------7-10p7-----------------7-10p7--------------|
|----8--------12-12-12s8----8--------15-15-15s8----8--------15-15-15s8---|
|--9----------------------9----------------------9-----------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|------7-10p7-----------------7-10p7-----------------7-10p7-------------|
|----8--------17-17-17s8----8--------17-17-17s8----8--------19-19-19s8--|
|--9----------------------9----------------------9----------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|------7-10p7-----------------7-10p7s22p19-----------------|
|----8--------19-19-19s8----8--------------20-------20s8---|
|--9----------------------9-------------------21-----------|
|------------------------------------------------19--------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|

  * Repeat 3 times ================*
|------7-10p7s22p19-----------------------7-10p7s22p19------------------|
|----8--------------20--------20s8------8--------------20-------20s15---|
|--9-------------------21-------------9-------------------21------------|
|-------------------------19---------------------------------19---------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--------------14-17p14-10p7-------------------------------|
|-----------15---------------8-----------------------------|
|--------14--------------------9----9s4--4--2--------------|
|-----16-------------------------7------------4--2---------|
|--17-----------------------------------------------2~-----|
|----------------------------------------------------------|


|---------7----------7-------------------------------------------------------|
|--4-2s4-----10b12~----10-8-7h8p7--------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------9p7--6-7-6--9s4--4b5--7p5p3----------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------7p5p3-----------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------7p5p3------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------3h5~-|

|--15b17--15b17r15--12-------------------------------------|
|-----------------------15---------------------------------|
|---------------------------14p12--11----------------------|
|--------------------------------------12------------------|
|-----------------------------------------12---------------|
|--------------------------------------------14s12-10~-0---|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------9----------9-10-12-10-9-10-12-|
|-------------10-9---------------9----9-10-12---12-10-12--------------------|
|--10-9-10-12------12-10-9-10-12---12---------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------14-15--|
|-----------------------------------------------12-13-12-13-15-17--------|
|-----11-12-11----------------11-12----11-12-14--------------------------|
|--14----------14-12-10-12-14-------14-----------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                       \0.5
|--17b19~--17-17-17--17--17~--22b24r22--19-------------22p17--17--17~--|
|-------------------------------------------20--22b24------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                                 /1  /1
|----------17--17b19~--22b24r22b24r22--19-------------22--20s22--22--22-----|
|------15----------------------------------20--22b24--22--20s22--22--22-----|
|--16--------------------------------------------------------------------x\-|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------x\-|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                 \1
|---------12--14--15--22-22-22~--22--22--20--19---------12h17p12--|
|--15b17-----------------------------------------20s17------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

|------------------------------------------|
|--17b19r17--17b19~--17b20r17~--17--17~----|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|

|--15tr17--12tr15------------------15tr17--17tr19--19tr22--22tr24--22b24r22-|
|------------------12tr15--15tr17-------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--22--22s17--17s19--19s15--15s17--17s14--14-14-15s12--12s14--14s10--10s12-|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--12s9--9s10--10s7--9s7--9s10--10s12--12s10--10-12-12-14-14s12--15s17--|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--17s19--19s22--22~---|
|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|----------------------|

Outro

|---------12s14--15s17--17--15h17p15--14h15-15--15-15--14p12--12s14--14p12--|
|--15b17--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------14--14--16--16--14---------14--|
|--15--12--14--14--14~----14----------------------14--16-----|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|

|--------------------------------------------------19b21~-----|
|--\17--\19--17--15--17--19-------------14s18s16~-------------|
|----------------------------14s18s16~------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
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