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Alter Bridge – Never Say Die tab

Alter Bridge - "Never Say Die" (Also referred to by the title "Outright")
Bonus Track from "Fortress"
Tuning: Guitar 1 Drop-D lowered by 1 fret
        Guitar 2 Double Drop D lowered 1 fret (DbAbDbGbBbDb)
Tabbed by jjhand

This bonus song from the Fortress sessions combines some of AB's bright
power ballad songwriting and unique lead guitar lines. Please rate or
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Intro Guitar 1 play bar 2xeb|---------------||------------------------------------------------|Bb|---------------||------------------------------------------------|Gb|-4-4-4-6-6-6-7-||----------------------------------4-4-4-6-6-6-7-|Db|---------------||------------------------------------------------|Ab|-2-2-2-4-4-4-5-||-0--------------------------------2-2-2-4-4-4-5-|Db|---------------||-0----------------------------------------------|
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| Guitar 2 (clean tone, let notes ring)db|---------------||-0--0--2-4p0---0--2-4p0---0--2--5------0--2--5--|Bb|---------------||------------------------------------------------|Gb|---------------||----------------------0-----------0-------------|Db|---------------||------------------------------------------------|Ab|---------------||------------------------------------------------|Db|---------------||------------------------------------------------|
Intro pt 2 - played as shown (Guitar 1 changes on 2nd time)
Guitar 1 Ending #1 Ending #2|----------------------------------------------------|----------7~~~---9~~~-10~~~||----------------------------------------------------|----10b12~-12b14~-----13b15||--------------------------------------4-4-4-6-6-6-7-|---------------------------||----------------------------------------------------|---------------------------||-0------------------------------------2-2-2-4-4-4-5-|---------------------------||-0--------------------------------------------------|---------------------------|
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| Guitar 2|-0-------12-----------12-----------12------------12-|-----------------------||----------------------------------------------------|-----------------------||---11--9---11---11--9---12---12--9----12---12--9----|--repeat---------------||----------------------------------------------------|-----------------------||----------------------------------------------------|-----------------------||----------------------------------------------------|-----------------------|
Main Riff - play 2x|-------------------------------|----------------------------------||-------------------------------|----------------------------------||-------------------------------|----------------------------------||-------------------------------|----------------------------------||-------------------------------|----------------------------------||-7-4-0---7-4-0-7-4-0-4-7-7-4-0-|-9-5-0---9-5-0-9-9-9-11-11-11-12--|
Verse Riff - Guitar 2, guitar 1 holds open Db chord like intro
play 2xdb|-0--0--2-4p0---0--2-4p0---0--2--5------0--2--5-----|Bb|---------------------------------------------------|Gb|----------------------0------------0---------------|Db|---------------------------------------------------|Ab|---------------------------------------------------|Db|---------------------------------------------------|
at the end of this part, Guitar 1 plays:
|------|-----------------------------||------|-----------------------------||------|-----------------------------||------|-----------------------------||--0-0-|-0---------------------------||--0-0-|-0---------------------------| PM PM let-ring
Guitar 2 - play 2x|-0-------12-----------12------------12-----------12-||----------------------------------------------------||---11--9---11---11--9---12---12--9----12---12--9----||----------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------|
Prechorus|--------------------------|----------------------------||-------------------7b8r7--|----------------------------||-------/7-7---------------|----------------------------||-5--5--------4--4---------|-2---2---2-2----------------||-5--5--------4--4---------|-2---2---2-2---0-2-4-4b5r-0-||-5--5--------4--4---------|-2---2---2-2----------------|
|--------------------------|---------------------------||-------------------7b8r7--|---------------------------||-------/7-7---------------|---------------------------||-5--5--------4--4---------|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2------12\||-5--5--------4--4---------|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2------12\||-5--5--------4--4---------|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2------12\|
Chorus - Play Main Riff Again Verse 2 - Same as Verse 1, less Guitar 1 this time Play Prechorus and Chorus Similarly to 1st time Bridge - Straight 16ths here
First bar play 3x 4th bardb|-0-0--0--0-0--0--0-0-0-0-0--0--0-0-0-0| -0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0--------------|Bb|---15-15---14-14---8-8---10-10---7-7--| ---8-7---8----8-7---8--------------|Gb|--------------------------------------| -----------------------------------|Db|--------------------------------------| -----------------------pick scrape-|Ab|--------------------------------------| ------------------------x\\\\\-----|Db|--------------------------------------| ------------------------x\\\\\-----|
play First bar 2x Bridge Pt 2
|------------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------------|--------------------------||-11---12---14---11---12---14--|-7----6-6----6-6-----9~---||------------------------------|-7----7-7----7-7----------||-9----10---12----9---10---12--|-0----0-0----0-0-----7~---||------------------------------|--------------------------|
play First bar 2x again
|------------------------------|---------------------------||------------------------------|---------------------------||-11---12---14---11---12---14--|-7----6-6--6-6---6-6-6---6-||------------------------------|-7----7-7--7-7---7-7-7---7-||-9----10---12----9---10---12--|-0----0-0--0-0---0-0-0---0-||------------------------------|---------------------------|
|-----------------------------|----------------||-----------------------------|----------------||-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--6---7---9--|----------------||-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------------|----------------||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--4---5---7--|-0--------------||-----------------------------|-0--------------|
Guitar 2 plays Verse Riff 2x
Guitar 1, with slide on Verse Riff repeateb|------------------|---------------7-------9--10---|Bb|-/8______\7~------|---------10b12---12b14---13b15-|Gb|---------------7/-|/14~---------------------------|Db|------------------|-------------------------------|Ab|------------------|-------------------------------|Db|------------------|-------------------------------|
Play Chorus Again
Outro Solodb|--------------------------------9--0-|Bb|------------8/12-10---10--5--8-------|Gb|-7/12-9---9--------------------------|Db|-------------------------------------|Ab|-------------------------------------|Db|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------14-16-17p16p14-16-17-19p17p16--------||-15-14h15p14--14-15-----------------------------17-15---||--------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------16-||--------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------|
|-/19----19-17-16h17p16---------|--------------16--16-17-19-16-17-19-21-24~~-||-------------------------------|----------------15--------------------------||-----------------------14\11~~-|-----11--14/16------------------------------||-------------------------------|-------12-----------------------------------||-------------------------------|-9/10---------------------------------------||-------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
Ending Guitar 2 play 3x 4th bardb|-0-0--0--0-0--0--0-0-0-0-0--0--0-0-0-0| -0---0----0---0------------0---|-0---|Bb|---15-15---14-14---8-8---10-10---7-7--| -7/8-7/8--7/8-7-10p8p7-8p7-5/7-|-5/7-|Gb|--------------------------------------| -------------------------------|-----|Db|--------------------------------------| -------------------------------|-----|Ab|--------------------------------------| -------------------------------|-----|Db|--------------------------------------| -------------------------------|-----|
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| Guitar 1eb|--------------------------------------| -------------------------------|-----|Bb|--------------------------------------| -------------------------------|-----|Gb|--------------------------------------| -------------------------------|-----|Db|-0------------------------------------| -0-----------------------------|-0---|Ab|-0------------------------------------| -0-----------------------------|-0---|Db|-0------------------------------------| -0-----------------------------|-0---|
KEY ************************************ | / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | + harmonic | x Mute note | b Bend | r Bend release | br bend as indicated, then release ************************************
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