Alter Bridge - Come To Life tab

'Come to Life' by Alter Bridge
written by Mark Tremonti and Myles Kennedy
on the album 'Blackbird'

Tabbed by J. Handfield

Eb tuning, but drop sixth string to Bb (use higher gauge string to get good sound)
All Guitars - Heavy Distortion

IntroEb-------------------------------|-----------------------------|Bb-------------------------------|-----------------------------|Gb-------------------------------|-----------------------------|Db-------------------------------|-----------------------------|Ab--------14-12-15-14-12--15-14--|------14-12-15-14-12---------|Bb---0-0----------------13-------|-0-0----------------13-12~~--|
gradual bend & vibEb------------------------------|--------------------------|Bb------------------------------|--------------------------|Gb------------------------------|--------------------------|Db------------------------------|--------------------------|Ab-------14-12-15-14-12--15-14--|------14-12-15-14b15r14~--|Bb---0-0---------------13-------|-0-0----------------------|
Verse riff (1st measure played 2x, and PM notes with # underneath) *PH bend everyEb----------------------------|---------------------------|-----------------------|other timeBb---------------------------o|---------------------------|-----------------------|Gb----------------------------|---------------------------|-----------------------|Db----------------------------|---------------------------|-9---9-----------------|Ab-------2---3-----------0-2-o|-------2---3-----------0-2-|-10--10----------------|Bb---0-0---0---0-1p0-0h5------|-0-0-0---0---0-1p0-0h5-----|-8---8---0-0-5---*3b5--| # # # #
Pre-Chorus 1 (Gtr. 1 & 2)Eb---------------------|-------------------------|Bb---------------------|-------------------------|Gb--7---7---7/8-8------|--11---11---11\10---10---|Db---------------------|-------------------------|Ab--5---5---5/6-6------|--9----9-----9\8----8----|Bb--0------------------|-(0)---------------------| let Bb ring
Chorus Gtr.1 {Gtr. 2 fill}Eb---------|----------|---------------------|----------------------------|Bb---------|----------|---------------------|----------------------------|Gb---------|----------|---------------------|------{12--12-12}-----------|Db--4------|--4-------|--12---12--12--11----|--9---{12--12-12}-----------|Ab--2------|--2-------|--12--(12)-----------|--10--{10--10-10}-7--7-7----|Bb--0------|--0-------|--10--(10)-----------|--8---------------5--5-5--0-|
Eb---------|----------|---------------------|---------------------------|Bb---------|----------|---------------------|---------------------------|Gb---------|----------|---------------------|---------------------------|Db--4------|--4-------|--12---12--12--11----|--9------------------------|Ab--2------|--2-------|--12--(12)-----------|--10-----------------------|Bb--0------|--0-------|--10--(10)-----------|--8---------5-3-0--0-5-2~~-|
Play first 2 bars of Verse Riff before starting Verse 2
Verse 2 rhythm fill, w/ wah filter opened slowly o + o + o + *PHEb---------|----------|----------|---------------------------|Bb---------|----------|----------|---------------------------|Gb--4~~----|--4~~-----|--4~~-----|--12--12-------------------|Db---------|----------|----------|---------------------------|Ab--2~~----|--2~~-----|--2~~-----|--10--10-------------------|Bb---------|----------|----------|-----------------5--*3b5---|
Pre-Chorus 2Eb---------------------|-------------------------|Bb---------------------|-------------------------|Gb--7---7---7/8-8------|--11---13---15\10---10---|Db---------------------|-------------------------|Ab--5---5---5/6-6------|--9----11---13\8----8----|Bb--0------------------|-(0)---------------------| let Bb ring
Same Chorus - 2nd time
Pre-Solo: Gtr. 1 (Myles)|Eb--------------------------|-----------------------||Bb--------------------------|----------------------o||Gb--------------------------|-----------------------||Db-------9-7~----5-7~-------|-----------------------||Ab--------------------------|-----10-9~---7-9--5---o||Bb---0-0-------0------------|-0-0-------0-----------|
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|Gtr. 2 (Mark) - may be done with harmonizer?|Eb-------7-5~----3-5~-------|-----------------------||Bb--------------------------|-----8-7~----5-7--3---o||Gb-------7-6~----4-6~-------|-----------------------||Db--------------------------|-----9-7~----5-7--4----||Ab--------------------------|----------------------o||Bb---0-0--------------------|-0-0-------------------|
Gtr. 1|Eb----------------|------------------------||Bb----------------|-----------------------o||Gb----------------|------------------------||Db---6------------|--11-----------9---9----||Ab---7------------|--12-----------10--10--o||Bb---5------------|--10-----------8---8----|
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|Solo Gtr. 2 (w/ feedback)|dive bar -2 + release|Eb----------------|--------------------------------------------||Bb------x/12------|-----14-15-18~~15-17-14-15h18p15-14-15-14---||Gb------x/11-/(14)|--14-------------------------------------14-||Db----------------|--------------------------------------------||Ab----------------|--------------------------------------------||Bb----------------|--------------------------------------------|
Gtr. 1|Eb--------------------------------|---------------------||Bb--------------------------------|---------------------||Gb--------------------------------|---------------------||Db--------------------------------|---------------------||Ab----------0-2---------0-2-----0-|--10-9---------------||Bb--0-1-0-5-----0-1-0-5-----0-5---|--8--7--5h7p5-3-3-2--|
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|Gtr. 2|Eb---/17~~~\-14-17-14-17b19r17-15-|-14-14-17-15-14------------------------------------------||Bb--------------------------------|---------------15--14-15-17-15-14--15-----------------14-||Gb--------------------------------|-----------------14--------------12--16-14-11-14-12-11---||Db--------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------------||Ab--------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------------||Bb--------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------------|
Gtr. 1|Eb------------------------------|------------------------||Bb------------------------------|------------------------||Gb------------------------------|------------------------||Db------------------------------|--11--------------------||Ab---5--------------------------|--12--------------------||Bb---3--------------------------|--10--------------------|
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|Gtr. 2|Eb------------------------------|---------------------------------------||Bb------14----------------------|-14-15-17--14-15-17~~-14-15-17~~-15-14-||Gb--12~~--11-12-14-11-12-11tr12-|---------------------------------------||Db------------------------------|---------------------------------------||Ab------------------------------|---------------------------------------||Bb------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
Gtr. 1|Eb--------------------------------|---------------------||Bb--------------------------------|---------------------||Gb--------------------------------|---------------------||Db--------------------------------|---------------------||Ab----------0-2---------0-2-----0-|--10-9---------------||Bb--0-1-0-5-----0-1-0-5-----0-5---|--8--7--5h7p5-3-3-2--|
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|Gtr. 2|Eb----------------------17b19r17~~----|--------------12--12-14h15p14--------18h20p18-17-18-20-22-||Bb-15-14h15p14-17-15-14------------12-|---12-15-12-15--15-----------17-19-20---------------------||Gb------------------------------/14---|-14-------------------------------------------------------||Db------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------------||Ab------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------------||Bb------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------------|
Gtr. 1|Eb------------------------------|------------------------||Bb------------------------------|------------------------||Gb------------------------------|------------------------||Db------------------------------|--11--------------------||Ab---5--------------------------|--12--------------------||Bb---3--------------------------|--10--------------------|
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|Gtr. 2 Let ring|Eb--22~~-21-22-21b22r21---19-21-|-22--19-21-22--19-21-22-19-22b24-19---22-19~~~~-----||Bb------------------------------|------------------------------------22--------------||Gb------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------||Db------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------||Ab------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------||Bb------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------|
Prechorus 2 played 2xGtr. 1 Play this with prechorus on 2nd timeEb---------|----------|----------|----------|--------------|-------------|Bb---------|----------|----------|----------|--------------|-------------|Gb-----4---|-----4----|-----4----|-----4----|--------------|-------------|Db--4------|--4-------|--4-------|--4-------|--------------|-------------|Ab--2------|--2-------|--2-------|--2-------|--12-12---x-x-|-------------|Bb--0------|--0-------|--0-------|--0-------|--10-10---x-x-|-8-7-5-3--x--|
Chorus with Gtr. 2 playing Play 1st timeEb---------------------|-----------------------|----------------|----------------|Bb---------------------|-----------------------|----------------|----------------|Gb--7---7---7/8-8------|--11/13---15--10---10--|--10--10b11r10--|--8-----{10-11}-|Db---------------------|-----------------------|----------------|----------------|Ab--5---5---5/6-6------|---9/11---13--8----8---|--8----8b9-r8---|--6-----{8--9-}-|Bb---------------------|-----------------------|----------------|----------------|
Outro:Eb---------------------------|---------------------------|----------------------------------|Bb--------------------------o|---------------------------|----------------------------------|Gb---------------------------|---------------------------|----------------------------------|Db---------------------------|---------------------------|----------------------------------|Ab-------2---3----------0-2-o|-------2---3-----------0-2-|----------0-2---------0-2----0-2--|Bb---0-0---0---0-1p0-0h5-----|-0-0-0---0---0-1p0-0h5-----|--0-1-0-5-----0-1-0-5----0-5------| # #
Top part- Gtr. 2 w/ effects, repeated till fadeEb-----------------------------------|-{7-------------|--5-----------------8}------------|Bb-----------------------------------|-{4-------------|--5-----------------5}------------|Gb-----------------------------------|-{4-------------|--6-----------------4}------------|Db-----------------------------------|----------------|----------------------------------|Ab-----------0-2---------0-2-----0-2-|----------------|----------------------------------|Bb---0-1-0-5-----0-1-0-5-----0-5-----|-0--------------|-(0b1)-bend up w/ bar---(1r0)-----|
Key: | {} separate guitar part, or played 1st time through | / slide up | \ slide down | PM palm mute | PH pinch harmonic | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | * harmonic | x Mute note (or rake) | b bend (bends with vibrato bar indicated) | r release bend ====================================================
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