Alkaline Trio - The American Scream tab

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			     The American Scream - Alkaline Trio
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Tabbed by: FenderMaster
Email: joemickkelly@yahoo.com

a great new song off Alkaline Trio's latest album, This Addiction

Tuning: standard

Intro Lead X 2

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Intro Rythym X 2
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Verse 1
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Verse 2 (same as before, but this time with the lead part over it) Lead
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Rythym
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Lead
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Rythym
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Lead
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Rythym
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Lead
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Chorus
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Verse Lead
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Rythym
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Let Ring out (no lead part here)
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Chorus (with lead part playin over it) play this X 2
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Solo(ish) part It sounds like he's playing up around the 21st-23rd fret, but my guitar's only have 21-22 :(, so you could play:
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or
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Outro (verse and lead) Lead
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Rythym
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Lead
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Rythem
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Lead
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Rythem
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Lead
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