Alter Bridge – Bleed It Dry tab

Alter Bridge - "Bleed it Dry"
From the album 'Fortress' (2013)
Bb Tuning (Eb standard with lowest string down to Bb)
tabbed by jjhand

This song has most riffs in 6/4 time and a 4/4 Chorus and ending. Nice 
sounding transitions, heavy riffs and a great bluesy solo in this one. 
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Intro play 4xeb|------------------------------------------|-----------------------------|Bb|------------------------------------------|-----------------------------|Gb|------------------------------------------|-----------------------------|Db|------------------------------------------|-9-9-9-9---------------------|Ab|-15-15-----15-15-----15-15-------15-15----|-7-7-7-6---10-10-10----------|Bb|------0-0-------0-0---------0-0-------0-0-|-----------13-13-13\12-------| PM**************************************
last 2x through intro, Guitar 2 playseb|------------------------------------------|----------------------------|Bb|------------------------------------------|-8-8-8-7--------------------|Gb|------------------------------------------|-----------9--9---9\8-------|Db|------------------------------------------|----------------------------|Ab|------------------------------------------|----------------------------|Bb|------------------------------------------|----------------------------|
Verse - Guitar 1, played 4x|----------------------------------------|---------------------------------||----------------------------------------|---------------------------------||----------------------------------------|-4-------------------------------||-1----------1h4p1----1----------2h4p2---|-2----------2h4p2p0-5--5---5---2-||-2----------------0--2------------------|-2------------------5--5---5---2-||-0--0--0--0----------0--0--0--0---------|----0--0--0----------------------| PM******** PM******** PM********
on last repeat, last bar's ending changes to:
|--------------------||--------------------||--------------------||--------------------||--------------------||-8---7----5----3----|
Repeat verse, but add Guitar 2 Guitar 2|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------||-0----0----0----|-0----0----0----|-0----0----0----|-0----0------0------||-4~---4~---4~---|-4~---4~---4~---|-4~---4~---4~---|-4~---4b5~---4b5~---||----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------||----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------||----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------|
Prechorus (0:56)
Gtr 1|-------------------------|-----------------------|-------0-----------0-----||-----------0-----------0-|---------0-----0---0---|---------0-----------0---||-------4/5---------4/5---|-------4---4-4---4-----|-----------4-----------4-||-----4-----------4-------|-----4-----------------|-----4-----------4-------||---2-----------2---------|---2-------------------|---2-----------2---------||-0-----------0-----------|-0---------------------|-0-----------0-----------|
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| Gtr 2|-11-----11-----11--------|-12----------------14--|-15\14-------------------||-----12-----12-----------|-----------------------|-------------------------||-------------------------|-----------------------|-------------------------||-------------------------|-----------------------|-------------------------||-------------------------|-----------------------|-------------------------||-------------------------|-----------------------|-------------------------|
Gtr 1 Prechorus ending|-------2-----------------||---------2---------------||-----------4-------------||-----4-------------------||---2---------------------||-0-----------0-----------|
Chorus (4/4 time) - play 4x (notes on top 2 strings are 2nd guitar)
|-12-12-11---------------|-----------------------------------------------||-----------13-13-12-----|-----------------------------------------------||------------------------|-----------------------------------------------||-9---9-9----------------|-----------------------------------------------||-7---7-6---10-10--9-----|-15-15-------15-15-------15-15-------15-15-----||-----------13-13-12-----|-------0-0---------0-0---------0-0---------0-0-|
Bridge - play 2x trem bar|------------9----10----|--9~--------|-----------------|-----------5--------||------------12---12----|-12~--------|-----------5h7---|-------------5/7----||-------11---11---11----|-11~--------|-------7-------7-|-------7---------7--||-9---9-----------------|------------|-6---6-----------|-5---5--------------||-----------------------|------------|-----------------|--------------------||-----------------------|------------|-----------------|--------------------|
|------------9----10----|-12~--------|-----------------|-----------5--------||------------12---12----|-12~--------|-----------5h7---|-------------5/7----||-------11---11---11----|-11~--------|-------7-------7-|-------7---------7--||/9---9-----------------|------------|-6---6-----------|-5---5--------------||-----------------------|------------|-----------------|--------------------||-----------------------|------------|-----------------|--------------------|
Solo (3:01, with Bridge on rhythm guitar) -
|-12brb14-----------|-10-------------|--------------------|----------------||-------------------|----12-12---\10-|-----12-------------|----------------||-------------------|----------------|-----14p11----------|----------------||-------------------|----------------|------------14p12---|-12h14~---------||-------------------|----------------|-----------------14-|----------------||-------------------|----------------|--------------------|----------------|
|---------------------|-------------------|------------------|------------------||-----------15--------|-14------14--------|------------------|--------10---/12-x||---------------------|-------------------|-16---------------|------11--11------||-14brb16~~~--14p12---|---14~-----14p12---|------------------|----12------------||------------------14-|----------------14-|----14----14-12-9-|-/12--------------||---------------------|-------------------|------------------|------------------|
|-14~-------19\---|-10-12-9~-----------|----------------------------||-----------------|-----------10-------|----------------------------||-----------------|--------------------|----7-9-9br10p7---9br10p7---||-----------------|--------------------|-9--9-9-9-------9-9-------9-||-----------------|--------------------|----------------------------||-----------------|--------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|-----------------|-------------------------||-10-7-----------------------|-----------------|-------------------------||------9br10p7--9-7b---------|-7-6~------7-----|-------------------------||-------------9-----9p7--7-9-|-------7h9---9~--|-------------------------||----------------------9-----|-----------------|-----------------12------||----------------------------|-----------------|-14br15-12-10-12----0----|
|-----------------|-----------------------19-22-||-5NH-------------|---------------------22------||-----------------|-----18--14-/21-18-21--------||-----5NH-4NH-----|---16--16--------------------||-----------------|-14--------------------------||-----------------|-----------------------------|
Solo, part 2 (Rhythm plays Chords noted above)
Bb5 Eb5|-21~---------19-21-|-22---21-22-22b24-19---|-------------------------||-------------------|--------------------19-|-22b24--b24--22br24-19---||-------------------|-----------------------|----------------------21-||-------------------|-----------------------|-------------------------||-------------------|-----------------------|-------------------------||-------------------|-----------------------|-------------------------|
Gb5 Bb5|------------------------|------------------------|-----------------------||-19b20-b20-br19------20-|-19\--------------------|10----------8----------||---------------21--19---|------9br10p7--9br10p7--|---9br10p7----9br10p7--||------------------------|-------------9--------9-|----------9----------9-||------------------------|------------------------|-----------------------||------------------------|------------------------|-----------------------|
Eb5 Gb5|-----------------------|-----------------------|------------------||/12--12--12p10---------|-----------------------|------------------||--------------11~-11p9-|-12--12--12p11-9----12-|-11~--------------||-----------------------|-----------------12----|------------------||-----------------------|-----------------------|------------------||-----------------------|-----------------------|------------------|
After Solo Riff, played 8x|-------------------|---------------------------------------||-------------------|---------------------------------------||-------------------|---------------------------------------||-9--9-9----5--5-4--|---------------------------------------||-7--7-6----3--3-2--|-15-15----15-15----15-15-----15-15-----||-------------------|------0-0------0-0-------0-0------0-0--|
Ending|---------------------------|---------------------------|------||---------------------------|---------------------------|------||---------------------4-----|---------------------------|------||-9-9-9-9---5-5-5-5---4-----|-9-9-9-9---5-5-5-5---4-----|------||-7-7-7-6---3-3-3-2---2-----|-7-7-7-6---3-3-3-2---2-----|------||---------------------0-0-0-|---------------------0-0-0-|-0----|
KEY ************************************ | / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | NH natural harmonic | x Mute note | b Bend | pb Pre-bend | r Bend release | pbr Pre-bend release | brb Bend release bend ************************************
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