Alter Bridge - Slip To The Void tab version 1

Alter Bridge - "Slip To The Void"
Album - "AB III"
Tuning - C# F# B E G# C# (Standard tuned down 3 frets)
tabbed by jjhand



Intro (0:39) - Riff 1, clean GuitarC#|------7--------7--|------7--------8--|------7--------7--|------7-------7--|G#|----7--------7----|----7--------7----|----7--------7----|----7-------7----|E |------------------|------------------|------------------|-----------------|B |------------------|------------------|------------------|-----------------|F#|------------------|------------------|------------------|-----------------|C#|------------------|------------------|------------------|-----------------|
"Peel back the skin, close your eyes, Hell is born. To the abyss, but be warned"
play 3x|-------------------|-------------------|------7--------7--|------7--------7-||-------8--------8--|------10-------10--|----7--------7----|----7--------7---||----11-------11----|----12-------12----|------------------|-----------------||-------------------|-------------------|------------------|-----------------||-------------------|-------------------|------------------|-----------------||-------------------|-------------------|------------------|-----------------|
1. "You fear what you've become My God what have you done? You don't belong here" 2,3. "But it's all in the way, You touch and you will pay Denial"
Heavy Guitars Riff 1 (Bass plays lowest note in riff)|----------------------------------|-0-0-0-0-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0------||----------------------------------|-5-5-5-5-b6-b6-b6-b6-b7-b7-b7-b7-b7-----||----------------------------------|----------------------------------------||-0-2----0-2----0-2~---0-2~---0-2--|----------------------------------------||-0-2----0-2----0-2~---0-2~---0-2--|----------------------------------------||----------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
Verse Riff Part 1 - play 2x|-------------------------------|------------------------------||-------------------------------|------------------------------||-------------------------------|------------------------------||-10-9------7-9-----------------|-7\3~~----------3-2~~---------||------10---------------2/5-5/7-|------------------------------||---------------0---0-----------|--------0---0-3-------0---0---|
1. "Sever the ties Trip the wire Take your hold" 2. "Doubt is alive and you know"
Part 2 (% means strum previous chord) B A|-5----------------------|-3----------------------||-7----------------------|-5----------------------||-7----%---%-%--%--%-%---|-5----%---%-%--%--%--%--||-7----------------------|-5----------------------||-5----------------------|-3----------------------||------------------------|------------------------|
"You were once led to believe, You were young and so naive" Play Part 1 Again "And now no longer" Play Part 2 Again but hold the A Chord during bar 2 "But it's all in the way You turn your back today"
Chorus - Listen for rhythm, 2 guitars play here|-0------------|-0---------------|---------------|------------------12----||-0------------|-1---------------|--------8------|------------------15b17-||-0------------|-0---------------|--------10-----|------------------------||-2------------|-2---------------|-7------10-----|-10-9----7-9------------||-2------------|-3---------------|-4-----/8------|-----10-----------------||-0------------|-----------------|---------------|-------------0--0-------|
"Left to face this alone Left to die with nothing you can own"
|-0------------|-0-------------|------------------|-guitars split here---||-0------------|-1-------------|----------8-------|----------------------||-0------------|-0-------------|-6-/7-/9--10--%-%-|-5-5------------------||-2------------|-2-------------|----------10------|-5-5--5PH~---5-5------||-2------------|-3-------------|-4-/5-/7--8-------|-3-3--3PH~---5-5---5\-||-0------------|---------------|------------------|-------------3-3------|
"Left to break in the cold In the void that you made the moment you let love go" Bridge (2:35) -
Rhythm Guitar Part - repeated until |------------------------------------||------------------------------------||------------------------------------||------------------------------------||------------------------------------||-0-0-0-0-1p0-0-0-0-0-1-0-1~p0-0-1~p-| emphasize last 2 pull-offs
(2:35) Guitar 2|-------------------------|-----------------------||-------------------------|-----------------------||-------4~~--------5~~----|-------4~~--------4NH--||-0-2-0------0-2-0--------|-0-2-0------0-2-0-4NH--||-------------------------|-----------------------||-------------------------|-----------------------|
play 2x:|-------------------------|-----------------------||-------------------------|------------3----------||-------4~~--------5~~----|-------4~~----4---5~~--||-0-2-0------0-2-0--------|-0-2-0----------2------||-------------------------|-----------------------||-------------------------|-----------------------|
Lead (Guitar 3 at 2:55) - on 2nd time through last line|------12-14-12--12------------------------------------------------------------||-12-15--------15--15-12-----12-15-12--12--------------------------------------||-----------------------14h15--------14--14-12-12h14p12--12------12------------||----------------------------------------------12----------14p12---14p12-------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------12\10~~||------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
(2:58) Break Riff 2 (repeated between lead soloing)|-------------------------|-------------------------||-------------------------|-------------------------||----------7-7---7---7----|-------------------------||-5----5---7-7---7---7----|-7----7---7-7---5---5----||-5----5---5-5---5---5----|-7----7---7-7---5---5----||-3----3------------------|-5----5---5-5---3---3----|
1. "Try win back your days, You let them all escape your heart" 2. "Now that you've come so far, Why did you have to fall so hard?" 3. "Look at what you've done... What have you become?" (3:03) Lead Guitar Pt 2 - with Bridge Rhythm Guitar Part
|---12h15p12--12h17p12--12h15p12--12h17p12---------------------------------||-12--------12--------12--------12--------12-15h17p15----------------------||----------------------------------------------------16-14h16p14p12-14PH~~-||--------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-12-12-15---0------18---0-12-12-15------------------------------------------||--------------15h17------------------12h13h15p13p12-----10h12p10p8----------||---------------------------------------------------14p12----------7h9p7-----||-----------------------------------------------------------------------10p9~||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Play Break Riff 2 with 2nd Line of lyrics
(3:15) Lead Solo Part 3 -|-----19--19--------19--15--17--19--17--------19--15--17--15-----------------||-17----17--17-17-17--17--17--17--17--17-17-17--17--17--17--17-15-17-15------||----------------------------------------------------------------------17-16~||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------/3-----------0--------------||-13-12-----12--------------------3-3-5p3-0---3p0----------||------14-12--14-12-11-12~~-----------------------2p0--0~--||----------------------------------------------------4-----||----------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------|
Play Break Riff 2 with 3nd Line of lyrics Play Heavy Guitars Riff from beginning Play Chorus Again (4:03) Play Verse Riff part 1 4x through, but Guitar 2 adds bends:
|-12-----12----12----12----12----|-14-----14---14---14---14---| --15-----|-15b17--15b---15b---15b---15b---|-17b19--17b--17b--17b--17b--| --18b20--|--------------------------------|----------------------------||--------------------------------|----------------------------||--------------------------------|----------------------------||--------------------------------|----------------------------|
last notes are at very ending KEY ************************************ | / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | NH natural harmonic | PH pinch harmonic | x Mute note | b Bend | pb Pre-bend | r Bend release ************************************
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