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Van Halen - Judgement Day tab

Van Halen
Judgement Day
from For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge

^=hammer on
+=thumb
AH=artificial harmonic
^f=full bend
^h=half bend
/ or \ = slide
T=right hand tapping
(T)=left hand tapping
2(14) = fret the number on the left and play the harmonic on the right by
tapped harm.
technique.
X\ = pick slide
X = muffled strings
~~~~ = vibrato

Intro:

         Dadd4             A7              Dadd4

-----------------------------0----(0)----------------------|
--------------3----(3)-----------------------3---(3)-------|
------------0------(0)--0--2------(2)-----0------(0)-------|
----------4-----------------------------4------------------|
-----------------------------------------------------------|
---^2------------------------------------------------0**---|

A

---------------------------------|
---------------------------------|
-2--2--2--(2)------(2)---(2)-----|
-0--0--0--(0)------(0)---(0)-----|
-0--0--0--(0)------(0)---(0)-----|
---3--3--------------------------|

** depress whammy bar as far as it will go (about an octave) then
strike note and shake bar up and down 7 times. this goes real fast so have fun

repeat intro except on the Dadd4 the second time play 2 eighth notes
instead of quarter then eighth note


         Dadd4             A7              Dadd4

-----------------------------0----(0)----------------------|
--------------3----(3)-----------------------3---(3)-------|
------------0------(0)--0--2------(2)-----0------(0)-------|
----------4-----------------------------4------------------|
-----------------------------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------------------------0**---|

A

---------------------------|
---------------------------|
-2--2--2^F*----------------|(2)~~~~ w/bar
-0--0----------------------|
-0--0----------------------|
---3--3--------------------|

        *AH (G) bend up and hold bend while dipping bar one step, then release both bend
bar at the same time

       Dadd4             A7              Dsus4              D

-----------------------------0----(0)------3----(3)------------|
--------------3----(3)-------------------3------(3)-------3(15)|
------------0------(0)--0--2------(2)--2-------------2(14)-----|
----------4----------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                    let ring---

here just punch out a D chord (palm mute open d's)

-----------------------------|
-----------------------------|
---------2-------3-------2---|
---3-----3-------3-------3---|
---2-----2-------2-------2---|
-----0-0---0--0----0--0--0---|

now do the bar dive trick. shake the bar 9 times

continue with this on the "&" of first beat:

--------------------------|
--------------------------|
--2--4^2--4--5/6----------|
--2--4^2--4--5/6----------|
--------------------------|
--------------------------|


Here's the riff played before the first verse

Palm mute all f#'s on six string (i recommend rocking your first finger back and forth
using the third finger to barre the two notes at the fourth fret)

------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------------------------------------------3---|
---------------------------------2--------4---------2---------------------2---|
-2-------------------------------2--------4---------2---------------------0---|
-0----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
---2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--------2--------------2--2--2--2--2--2--------|

---------------------|
-(3)-----------------|
-(2)-----------------|   "A" yeah, here's "A"
-(0)-----------------|
-----4^0--2----3--4--|
---------------------|

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------2--------4--------------2---------------------|
-2-------------------------------2--------4--------------2---------------------|
-0-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
---2--2--2--2--2--2--2---2--2--2--------2------------------2--2--2--2--2--2-*2-|

                                                               * last note
not P.M.

Ok, do that again for the verse up to "A" and then again up to "A" with the
following variation on the last two bars

"...problem."
----------------------------------------------|
--------------------------3-------------------|
-2------------------------2-------------------|
-2------------------------0-------------------|
------------------------------4^0--2----3--4--|
---2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2---------------------|

He continues using the riff throughout the verse with some variations that you should be
to fiqure out where they go if you hear the song

"Kickin' back.."
-----------------------|
-----------------------|
-----------------------|
-2---------------------|
-0---------------------|
---2--2--2--2--2--2--2-|

"...kickin' you."
-----------------------|
-----------------------|
-----------------------|
-----------------------|
---------*2~~~-3--4----|
-2--2--2---------------|

         * AH
 "Ah.."
-----------------------|
-----------------------|
-----------------------|
-2---------------------|
-0---------------------|
---2--2--2--2--2--2--2-|

 "No.."
-----------------------|
-----------------------|
-----------------------|
-----------------------|
---0--2~~~-------3--4--|
-2---------------------|


then do this

"Anyway, if I make 'em...."

-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
--------------------------------2--------4---------2---------------------|
-2------------------------------2--------4---------2---------------------|
-0-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
---2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--------2-------------2--2--2--2--2--2--2-|

--------------------------------------------------------------------|
--------------------2/4--4--4--4--4--4--2---------------------------|
-----2--------------2/4--4--4--4--4--4--2---------------------------|
-----0-----2--------2/4--4--4--4--4--4--2---------------------------|
-----0-----2--------------------------------0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|
--2--------0--------------------------------------------------------|

----------------------------------------------------------5(17)|
--2/4--4--4--4--4--4--5--(5)-5(17)------------------5(17)------|
--2/4--4--4--4--4--4--6--(6)------------------7(19)------------|
--2/4--4--4--4--4--4--7--(7)------7(19)-7(19)------------------|
---------------------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------------------------------|

-------------------------------------------------|
--2/4--4--4--4--4--4--2--------------------------|
--2/4--4--4--4--4--4--2---------------2----------|
--2/4--4--4--4--4--4--2---------------2----------|
--------------------------0--0--0--0----0--0--0--|
-------------------------------------------------|

-------------------------------------------------|
--2/4--4--4--4--4--4--5--(5)---------------------|
--2/4--4--4--4--4--4--6--(6)----6----(6)/9---9---|
--2/4--4--4--4--4--4--7--(7)----6----(6)/9---9---|
--------------------------------4----(4)/7---7---|
-------------------------------------------------|

"Makin' wave's a waste..."

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
-------------------------------------------------------------------------3---|
--------------------------------2--------4---------2---------------------2---|
-2------------------------------2--------4---------2---------------------0---|
-0---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
---2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--------2-------------2--2--2--2--2--2--------|

---------------------|
-(3)-----------------|
-(2)-----------------|
-(0)-----------------|
-----4^0--2----3--4--|
---------------------|

         "Got no faith..."


--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------2--------4---------2---------------------|
-2-------------------------------2--------4---------2---------------------|
-0------------------------------------------------------------------------|
---2--2--2--2--2--2--2---2--2--2--------2-------------2--2--2--2--2--2--2-|

------------------------|
------------------------|
-----2------------------|
-----0-----2------------|
-----0-----2------------|
--2--------0------------|

bridge:

"why..."

1&....................&|..................4.&|1.&...........4..&|1.&............|
A(2ndpos)------------D5|-(D5etc.)----------E5|---------------F#m|---------------|

"carry you?"

--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
----------------------------------------------------9(21)-----------------|
-----------------------------------------------9(21)---------7(19)--------|
-0--0--0--0--4----0--0---5-----------4----0-------------7(19)--------7(19)|
--------------------------------------------0-----------------------------|

punch an E5 chord (7th pos) here:

       "I just.."

Then:

"slide..."

1&....................&|..................4.&|1.&...........4..&|1.&............|
A(2ndpos)------------D5|-(D5etc.)----------E5|---------------F#m|---------------|

now do the bar dive trick, except shake the bar 9 times

--------------------------|
--------------------------|
--2--4^2--4--5/6----------|
--2--4^2--4--5/6----------|
--------------------------|
--------------------------|

for the chorus play:

-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------------------------------------------3-|
---------------------------------2--------4---------2------------------2-|
-2-------------------------------2--------4---------2------------------0-|
-0-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
---2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--------2--------------2--2--2--2--2--2---|

---------------------|
-(3)-----------------|
-(2)-----------------|
-(0)-----------------|
-----4^0--2----3--4--|
---------------------|

-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------2--------4---------2------------------|
-2-------------------------------2--------4---------2------------------|
-0---------------------------------------------------------------------|
---2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--------2-----------2--2--2--2--2--2-*2-|


now, for verse two and the chorus, you already know, just repeat the stuff

Now for the over the top tapping before the solo, which i dont know

------------------------------------|
-14------14--------14------14-------|
-----12-------12-------12------12---|
---14------14--------14------14-----|
-------12--------12------12-------12|
------------------------------------|

play the 14's with right hand and 12's with left over the top of the neck
with the left hand pinky lying across and muting all the strings to cut out noise.

Then he changes it with the same idea

(play three times)

--------------------17-------------|
-21--17--21--17--21----19--21--17--|
-------19------19----------------19|
---21------21------21--------21----|
-----------------------------------|
-----------------------------------|

then solo...

after the solo, play the intro again with some difference that's not worth
tabbing, so you should be able to figure out the order of the stuff. theres one more
and there is some more variation in the last chorus that you could fiqure out easily, he
plays F#'s instead of doing the D chord thing. he also plays the tapped riff again at 
end. you can improvise, so listen to the song and play along. its a lot easier to memorize
way and helps with timing.
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