Alice In Chains - Nothin Song tab

Alice in Chains - Nothin' Song
From the album 'Alice in Chains' (1995)
Tuning: Db, Ab, Db, Gb, Bb, Eb
tabbed by jjhand

Thanks to AirForceMetalhe for his tab on UltimateGuitar.com, which 
gave me a starting point, since there's no youtube videos of AIC
playing this. I added the lead parts and it sounds good.
Please rate/comment.



Intro - using light distortion

Db(b5) Dbeb|-------|------|-------|------|Bb|-------|------|-------|------|Gb|-------|------|--2----|-(2)--|Db|--6----|-(6)--|--4----|-(4)--|Ab|--5----|-(5)--|--5----|-(5)--|Db|-------|------|-------|------| Play 4x
Main riff - during verses, played 6x or so
Heavy distortion|----------------------------||----------------------------||-----5-5-5-5-5-4--5---------||--4-----------------7-6b7---| <- bend may be a dip & release of trem bar|--0-------------------------||--0-------------------------| Play once without vocals then again with
"
At end of a few main riff bars, this is the ending:|-----------------------||-----------------------||-----------------------||-------2--2-2-2-2-2-2--||-------2--2-2-2-2-2-2--||-------2--2-2-2-2-2-2--| pm......... (late)
Chorus (2 gtrs.):
|-------------------||-------------------||----------9~~~~----||-0--------6~~~~----| "The nothin song sticks to your mouth like|-0--------0--------| peanut butter on the brain... oh_wheee!|-0-----------------| nothin ever stays the same"
| || w/flanger ||-------------------||-------------------||----------9NH~~~~~-| <--- use trem bar to get slow heavy vibrato|--12~~~/-----------||-------------------||-------------------|
After Chorus - (1:51) Lead plays
|------------------------------|-------------10-10------10----10-10-||--------------------3---------|----------10----12-10------10-10-10-||-5p4---4-2--x-4-x-x---x-2---2-|----------11-------11-11---12-------||-4---4-4-4--x-4-x-x-4-x-5p4-4-|-/12--------------------------------||------------------------------|-/12--------------------------------||------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------||-0-----------7-7----7----7----7----7----7----7----||---------------9b11-9b11-9b11-9b11-9b11-9b11-9b11-||-0------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------|
Play Verse Again Play Chorus Again
After second Chorus, Intro returns, but Lead Guitar adds (3:26)|------------------|-------------|---------------------||----3-------------|-------------|-----9--9------------||-------2--2-------|-(2)---------|-/11______11--9------||-0--------3b4-----|-(4)---------|------------10-------||------------------|-------------|-----------------9~--||------------------|-------------|---------------------|
|-----------|--------------|---------------------||-----------|--------------|---------------------||-----------|----2---------|---7----5~-----------||-----------|-4___---------|---------------------||-0---------|--------------|-5----5--------------||-0---------|--------------|---------------------|
|----------------------||----9----9------------||-11__-11__-11----9----||--------------10------||-------------------9~-||----------------------|
Play Verse Again, then ending twice Play Chorus again once through (no repeats)
Lead after final chorus|---------------------|-----------|-------------------|-----------||---------------------|-----------|-------------------|-----------||----7-----5----------|-----------|-5b7_____r5---5-7--|-----------||-------6-----7~------|-(7~)------|------------7------|-----------||-5-------------------|-----------|-------------------|-0---------||---------------------|-----------|-------------------|-0---------|
|---------------------|--------------|---------------------||---------------------|--------------|----9----9-----------||----7-----5----------|---7---5------|-11__-11__-11---9----||-------6-----7~------|-----6-----7--|-------------10------||-5-------------------|-5------------|------------------9~-||---------------------|--------------|---------------------|
Ending play 3x finish|---------------------| |---------------------|---------||---------------------| |----9----9-----------|---------||----7-----5----------| |-11__-11__-11---9----|---------||-------6-----7~------| |-------------10------|---------||-5-------------------| |------------------9~-|---------||---------------------| |---------------------|----0----|
KEY ************************************ | / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | + harmonic | x Mute note | b Bend | r Bend release ************************************
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