Darkest Hour - Last Dance Massacre tab

Band- Darkest Hour
Song- The last Dance Massacre

Main/Opening Riff:

Both guitars:D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|F------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|C------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G----10-10-10----10-10-10----8-8-8----8-8-8----6-6-6----6-6-6----6-6-6----5-5-5------|C-\10-----------8-----------5--------8--------3--------6--------5--------5-----------|
Pre-verse Riff:
Lead:D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|F------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|C------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G--------------------8-x-x-x--10-x-x-x---------------------1-1-1-3-3-3-4-4-4-6-6-6---|C--6-x-x-x--6-x-x-x--------------------3-x-x-x--3-x-x-x------------------------------|
Rhythm: (let these notes ring)D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|F------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|C------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G----------------------------------------------------------1-1-1-3-3-3-4-4-4-6-6-6---|C--6-----------------------------------3---------------------------------------------|
Verse Riff 1: "A sudden gasp for air..."
Lead: (let these notes ring)D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|F------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|C------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G--------------------8--------10---------------------------3-----------5-------------|C--6-----------------------------------3---------------------------------------------|
Rhythm: (let these notes ring)D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|F------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|C------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|C--6-----------------------------------3---------------------------------------------|
Lead: (let these notes ring)D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|F------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|C------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G--------------------8--------10---------------------------1-1-1-3-3-3-4-4-4-6-6-6---|C--6-----------------------------------3---------------------------------------------|
Rhythm: (let these notes ring)D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|F------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|C------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G----------------------------------------------------------1-1-1-3-3-3-4-4-4-6-6-6---|C--6-----------------------------------3---------------------------------------------|
Verse Riff 2: "Try to piece it together..."
Lead: (let these notes ring)D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|F------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|C------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G--------------------8--------10---------------------------1-1-1-3-3-3-4-4-4-6-6-6---|C--6-----------------------------------3---------------------------------------------|
Rhythm:D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|F------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|C------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G----------------------------------------------------------1-1-1-3-3-3-4-4-4-6-6-6---|C--6-x-x-x--6-x-x-x--6-x-x-x--6-x-x-x--3-x-x-x--3-x-x-x------------------------------|
Chorus Riff: "It sends an impulse out..." Both guitars:
Riff [a]D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|F------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|C------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G-----6-6-6----6-6-6----6-6-6----6-6-6----6-6-6----6-6-6----6-6-6----6-6-6-----------|C--6---------6--------3--------3--------8--------8--------8--------8-----------------|
Riff [b]D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|F------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|C------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G-----6-6-6----6-6-6----6-6-6----6-6-6----6-6-6----6-6-6----6-6-6----8-8-8-----------|C--6---------6--------3--------3--------8--------8--------6--------6-----------------|
Pre-Bridge Riff: Lead guitar produces feedback noises
Rhythm:D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|F------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|C------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|C-6--6--6--6--6--6--3--3--3--3--3--3--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-------------|
Bridge Riff 1:
Lead:D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|F------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|C------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G---8~~~~~-------------------------6~~~~~----------------------3~~~~~~---------------|C------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Rhythm:D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|F------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|C------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|C---6--6-6-6-6--6-6-6-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-8--8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8--8-8-8-|
Bridge Riff 2:
Lead:D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|F------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|C------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G---8~~~~~-------------------------6~~~~~----------------------3~~~~~~---------------|C------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Rhythm:D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|F------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|C------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|C---6--6-6-6-6--6-6-6-8--8-8-8-8--8-8-8-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-|
End Bridge Riff:
Lead:D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|F------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|C------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G---8~~~~~-------------------------6~~~~~----------------------3~~~~~~---------------|C------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Rhythm: (let these notes ring)D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|F------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|C------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|C---6------------------------------8---------------------------3---------------------|
All that's left of the song is 2 small harmonic riffs that play for 3 straight minutes the end, we'll call them Closing Riff 1 anbd Closing Riff 2. Closing Riff 1:
Lead: (the effect is some sort of volume/wah, each notes fades in and out slightly)D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|F------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|C------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G-8--------------------6-----------------------2-------------------------4-----------|C------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Closing Riff 2:
Rhythm: (same fade effect as lead, but with more fuzz and what I think is a phaser)D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|F------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|C---10~~~~~~~~10~~~~~~9~~~~~~9~~~9~~~9~~~10~~~7~~~~7~~~~~5~~~~~7~~~~7~~~~~5----------|G------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|C------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
That's pretty much the whole song outside of the strucure, which is long and complex if not familiar with the song. Therefore, let's go over it against the song: Guitar slide up neck x1 (0:08) Main/Opening Riff x4 (0:09) Pre-Verse Riff x1 (0:30) Verse Riff 1 x1 (0:35) Verse Riff 2 x2 (0:46) Chorus Riff x2 (0:56) Main/Opening Riff x4 (1:16) Verse Riff 1 x1 (1:37) Verse Riff 1 x2 (1:48) Chorus Riff x2 (1:58) Pre-Bridge Riff x2 (2:20) Guitar slide up neck x1 (2:27) Bridge Riff 1(Rhythm ONLY) x2 (2:28) Bridge Riff 1(Lead + Rhythm) x2 (2:40) Bridge Riff 2 x2 (2:50) End Bridge Riff: x1 (3:01) Main/Opening Riff (Lead only)x1 (3:11) Main/Opening Riff x4 (3:17) Verse Riff 1 x1 (3:38) Verse Riff 2 x2 (3:48) Chorus Riff x4 (3:58) Bridge Riff 1 (Lead ONLY) x14 (4:40) Chorus Riff (Rhythm ONLY)[a] x14 (4:40) Closing Riff 1 x26 (5:52) Closing Riff 2 x4 (6:17) Closing Riff 2 x4 (7:07) Closing Riff 2 x4 (7:58)
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