Creed - What If tab

Band- Creed
Song- What If
Album- Human Clay


Gtr I (D A D G B E) - 'Clean'
Gtr II (D A D G B E) - 'Distortion'
Gtr III (D A D G B E) - 'Distortion'
Gtr IV (D A D G B E) - 'Clean W/ Sound Effects'

Intro Moderately Q=102 4/4 Gtr I H E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q E E E E E E Q E E E|---------------|---5--------3-----|---1-----------1-|---0-----------0-||-------------5-|-6---6---5----5---|-3---3-------3---|-3---3-------3---||-----------7---|------------------|-------1---1-----|-------0---0-----||--------/7-----|-0----------------|-----------------|-----------------||---------------|---------0--------|-1-------1-------|-0-------0-------||---------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------| H Q. E H H H H
E E E Q E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q E E E E E E Q E E E|---0---------------|----5--------3-----|---1-----------1-|---0-----------0-||-2---2-----------5-|-6----6---5----5---|-3---3-------3---|-3---3-------3---||-------0-------7---|-------------------|-------1---1-----|-------0---0-----||-----------/7------|-0-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||-0-------0---------|--------0-0------0-|-1-------1-------|-0-------0-------||-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------| H E Q. Q. E Q. E H H H H
Gtrs I, IV E E E Q E E E H. E E H E Q T T T T W|---0-----------0-|-------------|---------------------|--------|||-2---2-------2---|-3-------3---|-3------2h3--5p3p2p0h|==2-----|||-------0---0-----|-------------|---------------------|--------|||-----------------|-------------|---------------------|--------|||-0-------0-------|-1-------1---|-0-----------0-------|-(0)----|||-----------------|-------------|---------------------|--------|| H H H. E E H.. E +W
Slower Q=74 E S S S S S S S S E S E S E S S S S S S S S E S E S|---------------------------|---------------------------||---------------------------|---------------------------||---------------------------|-------------------0-------||-0-0-0-------------0---0-0-|-0-0-0-------------0---2-2-||-0-0-0-----0-3h5-0-1---1-1-|-0-0-0-----0-3h5-0-1---1-1-||-0-0-0-3h5-0-----0-0-0-2-2-|-0-0-0-3h5-0-----0---0-----|
Gtr II PM E S S S S S S S S E S E S E S S S S S S E E S E.|---------------------------|-------------------------|||---------------------------|-------------------------|||---------------------------|-------------------------|||-0-0-0-----------0-0---0-0-|-0-0-0-------------------|||-0-0-0-----0-3h5-0-1---1-1-|-0-0-0-----0-3h5---------|||-0-0-0-3h5-0-----0-0-0-2-2-|-0-0-0-3h5-0-------0-[3]-||
Verse PM| PM PM ~~ PM| PM PM ~~ E S S S S S S S S E S E. E S S S S S S S S E S E.|--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|-0------------------------||-------------3h5---1------|-0-----------3h5---1------||-0-0-0-0h3-0-----0---0-2--|-0-0-0-3h5-0-----0---0-2--|
PM| PM PM ~~ PM| PM PM ~~~ E S S S S S S S S E S E. E S S S S S S S S E S E.|--------------------------|---------------------------||--------------------------|---------------------------||--------------------------|---------------------------||-0------------------------|-0-------------------------||-0-----------3h5---1------|-0-----------3h5---1-------||-0-0-0-3h5-0-----0---0-2--|-0-0-0-0h3-0-----0---0-[3]-|
PM| PM PM ~~ PM| PM PM ~~ E S S S S S S S S E S E. E S S S S S S S S E S E.|--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------||-0------------------------|-0------------------------||-0-----------3h5---1------|-0-----------3h5---1------||-0-0-0-3h5-0-----0---0-2--|-0-0-0-3h5-0-----0---0-2--|
PM| PM PM ~~ PM| PM PM ~~ E S S S S S S S S E S E. E S S S S S S S S E S E.|--------------------------|--------------------------|||--------------------------|--------------------------|||--------------------------|--------------------------|||-0------------------------|-0------------------------|||-0-----------3h5---1------|-0-----------3h5---1------|||-0-0-0-3h5-0-----0---0-2--|-0-0-0-3h5-0-----0---0-2--||
Chorus $ ~~ ~~ ~~ Q E. E S E. E. Q E. E S E. E. Q S S S E. E. E.|------------------|------------------|---------------------------||------------------|------------------|---------------------------||-3--3--3---3------|-5--5--5---3------|------5s7--7-7---3---------||-3--3--3---x------|-5--5--5---x------|--0---x----x-x---x---------||-1--1--1---1------|-3--3--3---1------|--0---3s5--5-5---1---------||---------0----2---|---------0----2---|--0-----------------2------|
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| Gtr III| W W Q. Q Q E|------------------|------------------|---------------------------||------------------|------------------|---------------------------||------------------|------------------|-12-------11----10-----10S=||------------------|------------------|--x--------x-----x------x--||------------------|------------------|-10--------9-----8------8S=||------------------|------------------|---------------------------|
~~ ~~ ~~ Q S S S E. E. E. Q E. E S E. E. Q E. E S E. E.|---------------------------|-------------------------|----------------------||---------------------------|-------------------------|----------------------||----------5s7-7-7---3------|--3---3--3-----3---------|-5--5--5--------3-----||--0-------x---x-x---x------|--3---3--3-----x---------|-5--5--5--------x-----||--0-------3s5-5-5---1------|--1---1--1-----1---------|-3--3--3--------1-----||--0--------------------2---|-------------0------2----|--------------0----2--|
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| PM| ~~| E S S S S Q Q. +H E E E E H +E E. E.|---------------------------|-------------------------|----------------------||---------------------------|-------------------------|----------------------||-14-14-14-----3----/7------|-(7)-------7---7--7----7S|=9-------(9)\---3-----||--x--x--x-----x-----x------|-----------x---x--x----x-|-x--------------x-----||-12-12-12-----1----/5------|-(5)-------5---5--5----5S|=7-------(7)\---1-----||----------0-0--------------|-------------------------|-------------------2--|
To Coda ~~ PM Q S S S E. E. E. Q S S S S E E S E.|--------------------------|--------------------------------|||--------------------------|--------------------------------|||------5s7--7-7---3--------|----------5s7--7--5--7----------|||--0---x----x-x---x--------|--0-------x----x--x--x----------|||--0---3s5--5-5---1--------|--0-------3s5--5--3--5----------|||--0-----------------2-----|--0-----------------------0-[2]-||
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| PM--|| Q. Q Q E E S S S S S S E Q.|--------------------------|--------------------------------|||--------------------------|--------------------------------|||-12-------11----10-----10S|=14-14-14-----10-10-10----------|||--x--------x-----x------x-|--x--x--x------x--x--x----------|||-10--------9-----8------8S|=12-12-12------8--8--8----------|||--------------------------|----------0-0-------------------||
Verse PM| PM PM ~~ PM| PM PM ~~ E S S S S S S S S E S E. E S S S S S S S S E S E.|--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|-0------------------------||-------------3h5---1------|-0-----------3h5---1------||-0-0-0-0h3-0-----0---0-2--|-0-0-0-3h5-0-----0---0-2--|
PM| PM PM ~~ PM| PM PM ~~~ E S S S S S S S S E S E. E S S S S S S S S E S E.|--------------------------|---------------------------||--------------------------|---------------------------||--------------------------|---------------------------||-0------------------------|-0-------------------------||-0-----------3h5---1------|-0-----------3h5---1-------||-0-0-0-3h5-0-----0---0-2--|-0-0-0-0h3-0-----0---0-[2]-|
PM| PM PM ~~ PM| PM PM ~~ E S S S S S S S S E S E. E S S S S S S S S E S E.|--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------||-0------------------------|-0------------------------||-0-----------3h5---1------|-0-----------3h5---1------||-0-0-0-3h5-0-----0---0-2--|-0-0-0-3h5-0-----0---0-2--|
PM| PM PM ~~~~~~~~ E S S S S S S S S E S E. Q. Q. E E|--------------------------|-----------------|||--------------------------|-----------------|||--------------------------|-----------------|||-0------------------------|-----------------|||-0-----------3h5---1------|-----------------|||-0-0-0-3h5-0-----0---0-2--|-x\----------12\-||
Chorus ~~ ~~ ~~ Q E. E S E. E. Q E. E S E. E. Q S S S E. E. E.|------------------|------------------|---------------------------||------------------|------------------|---------------------------||-3--3--3---3------|-5--5--5---3------|------5s7--7-7---3---------||-3--3--3---x------|-5--5--5---x------|--0---x----x-x---x---------||-1--1--1---1------|-3--3--3---1------|--0---3s5--5-5---1---------||---------0----2---|---------0----2---|--0-----------------2------|
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| Gtr III| W W Q. Q Q E|------------------|------------------|---------------------------||------------------|------------------|---------------------------||------------------|------------------|-12-------11----10-----10S=||------------------|------------------|--x--------x-----x------x--||------------------|------------------|-10--------9-----8------8S=||------------------|------------------|---------------------------|
~~ ~~ ~~ Q S S S E. E. E. Q E. E S E. E. Q E. E S E. E.|---------------------------|-------------------------|----------------------||---------------------------|-------------------------|----------------------||----------5s7-7-7---3------|--3---3--3-----3---------|-5--5--5--------3-----||--0-------x---x-x---x------|--3---3--3-----x---------|-5--5--5--------x-----||--0-------3s5-5-5---1------|--1---1--1-----1---------|-3--3--3--------1-----||--0--------------------2---|-------------0------2----|--------------0----2--|
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| PM| ~~| E S S S S Q Q. +H E E E E H +E E. E.|---------------------------|-------------------------|----------------------||---------------------------|-------------------------|----------------------||-14-14-14-----3----/7------|-(7)-------7---7--7----7S|=9-------(9)\---3-----||--x--x--x-----x-----x------|-----------x---x--x----x-|-x--------------x-----||-12-12-12-----1----/5------|-(5)-------5---5--5----5S|=7-------(7)\---1-----||----------0-0--------------|-------------------------|-------------------2--|
To Coda ~~ ~~ Q S S S E. E. E. Q S S S E. E. E.|--------------------------|-------------------------------|||--------------------------|-------------------------------|||------5s7--7-7---3--------|----------5s7--7--7-----3------|||--0---x----x-x---x--------|--0-------x----x--x-----x------|||--0---3s5--5-5---1--------|--0-------3s5--5--5-----1------|||--0-----------------2-----|--0------------------------2---||
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| PM--|| Q. Q Q E E S S S S S S E Q.|--------------------------|-------------------------------|||--------------------------|-------------------------------|||-12-------11----10-----10S|=14-14-14-----10-10--10-7------|||--x--------x-----x------x-|--x--x--x------x--x---x-x------|||-10--------9-----8------8S|=12-12-12------8--8---8-5------|||--------------------------|----------0-0------------------||
Interlude PM------------------------------------------------| PM| ~ S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E||----------------------------------|--------------------------------||||o---------------------------------|-------------------------------o||||----------------------------------|---------------------7-------8--||||----------------------------------|-------------------6-------7----||||o---5-6---9-8---5---9-8---3-5-8-6-|---5-6---9-8---5---------------o||||--0-----0-----0---0-----0---------|-0-----0-----0---0-----0-0------||
Bridge < PM--| ~ Wx2 H H H S S S S S S E|------------|-----------|--------------------||------------|-----------|--------------------||------------|-----------|----------7-------8-||------------|------2s===|=5s===8-6-----------||------------|-----------|--------------------||------------|-----------|------------0-0-0---|
PM------------------------------------------------| PM| ~ S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E 5x||----------------------------------|--------------------------------||||o---------------------------------|-------------------------------o||||----------------------------------|---------------------7-------8--||||----------------------------------|-------------------6-------7----||||o---5-6---9-8---5---9-8---3-5-8-6-|---5-6---9-8---5---------------o||||--0-----0-----0---0-----0---------|-0-----0-----0---0-----0-0------||
$$ To Dbl. Coda D.S. al Coda PM| PM----| PM| E S S S E E S S S S S S S E S S S E E S S S S E. 4x||----------------------------|-------------------------||||o---------------------------|------------------------o||||----------------------------|-------------------------||||--0-----4-0-0-0-1-0-3-0-4-3-|-0-----4-0-0-0-1-0---8---||||o-0-----4-0-0-0-1-0-3-0-4-3-|-0-----4-0-0-0-1-0---7--o||||--0-0-0-4-0-0-0-1-0-3-0-4-3-|-0-0-0-4-0-0-0-1-0-0-----||
& ~~ ~~ ~~ Q S S S E. E. E. Q E. E S E. E. Q E. E S E. E.|---------------------------|-------------------------|----------------------||---------------------------|-------------------------|----------------------||----------5s7-7-7---3------|--3---3--3-----3---------|-5--5--5--------3-----||--0-------x---x-x---x------|--3---3--3-----x---------|-5--5--5--------x-----||--0-------3s5-5-5---1------|--1---1--1-----1---------|-3--3--3--------1-----||--0--------------------2---|-------------0------2----|--------------0----2--|
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| Gtr III| PM| ~~| E S S S S Q Q. +H E E E E H +E E. E.|---------------------------|-------------------------|----------------------||---------------------------|-------------------------|----------------------||-14-14-14-----3----/7------|-(7)-------7---7--7----7S|=9-------(9)\---3-----||--x--x--x-----x-----x------|-----------x---x--x----x-|-x--------------x-----||-12-12-12-----1----/5------|-(5)-------5---5--5----5S|=7-------(7)\---1-----||----------0-0--------------|-------------------------|-------------------2--|
D.S.S. al Dbl. Coda ~~ ~~ Q S S S E. E. E. Q S S S E. Q.|--------------------------|----------------------------|||--------------------------|----------------------------|||------5s7--7-7---3--------|----------5s7-7-7-----------|||--0---x----x-x---x--------|--0-------x---x-x-----------|||--0---3s5--5-5---1--------|--0-------3s5-5-5----x\-----|||--0-----------------2-----|--0------------------x\-----||
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| PM| ~~| Q. Q Q E E S S S S S S E E Q|--------------------------|----------------------------|||--------------------------|----------------------------|||-12-------11----10-----10S|=14-14-14-----3-3--3S7------|||--x--------x-----x------x-|--x--x--x-----x-x--x-x------|||-10--------9-----8------8S|=12-12-12-----1-1--1S5------|||--------------------------|----------0-0-----------x\--||
&& PM| S S S S S E E S S S S E. +W +W|----------------------------||-------------:---------|||----------------------------||o------------:--------o|||----------------------------||-------------:---------|||-(3)-0-----4-0-0-0-1-0---8--||--(8)--------:-(8)-----|||-(3)-0-----4-0-0-0-1-0---7--||o-(7)--------:-(7)----o|||-(3)-0-0-0-4-0-0-0-1-0-0----||-------------:---------||
Duration Legend --------------- W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura + - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration) Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the duration for. Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests. Multi- bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for. Low melody durations appear below the staff Tablature Legend ---------------- h - hammer-on p - pull-off b - bend pb - pre-bend r - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately) /\ - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere") s - legato slide S - shift slide - natural harmonic [n] - artificial harmonic n(n) - tapped harmonic ~ - vibrato tr - trill T - tap TP - trem. picking PM - palm muting \n/ - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip \n - tremolo bar down n/ - tremolo bar up /n\ - tremolo bar inverted dip = - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls <> - volume swell (louder/softer) x - on rhythm slash represents muted slash o - on rhythm slash represents single note slash Misc Legend ----------- | - bar || - double bar ||o - repeat start o|| - repeat end *| - double bar (ending) : - bar (freetime) $ - Segno & - Coda Tempo markers - = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
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