Gathering – On Most Surfaces tab

The Gathering

" On most surfaces (inu?t) "

album: Nighttime birds
year: 1997

translated by Michiel Hautus, The Netherlands, March 02
(more tabs: http://ourworld-top.cs.com/HAUTUS/index.htm)

explanation signs:

8b9	= bend 8th fret to 9th
b9	= strike bended tone
7b8r7	= bend 7th fret to 8th and release to old position
7b	= bend the string a little bit
~	= vibration
\	= slide down
/	= slide up
x	= percussionstrike
>7	= give accent
R	= rest


tune down low E to D

INTRO

guitar 1

E -------------------------|B -3-----3-----3-----3-----|G -5-----5-----5-----5-----|D -5-----5-----5-----5-----|A -3-----3-----3-----3-----|D -------------------------|
guitar 2
E -----------------------|-----------------------|B -8-888-8-8-8-8-8-8-888-|-6-666-6-6-6-6-6-6-----|G -----------------------|-----------------------|D -5-555-5-5-5-5-5-5-555-|-3-333-3-3-3-3-3-3-333-|A -----------------------|-----------------------|D -----------------------|-----------------------|
E -----------------------|-----------------------|B -----------------------|-----------------------|G -5-555-5-5-5-5-5-5-----|-5-555-5-5-5-5-5-5-555-|D -------------------333-|-----------------------|A -3-333-3-3-3-3-3-3-----|-3-333-3-3-3-3-3-3-333-|D -----------------------|-----------------------|
RIFF A guitar 1 (starts during break)
E ---------------------------|---------------------------|B -15~-----------------------|---------------------------|G ---------------------------|-14~-----------------------|D ---------------------------|---------------------------|A ---------------------------|---------------------------|D ---------------------------|---------------------------|
E ---------------------------|---------------------------|B ---------------------------|---------------------------|G -15~------------------10~--|-12~-----------------------|D ---------------------------|---------------------------|A ---------------------------|---------------------------|D ---------------------------|---------------------------|
guitar 2 (comes in) note: mute D5 chords slightly
E ---------------------------|B ---------------------------|G ---------------------------|D ----------------------4/5b-|A -0--0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-2/3b-|D -0--0-0-0--0-0-0-0---------|
SOLO (by guitar 1, belonging to riff A) note: release b15r14~ part slowly
E --------13-----------------|--------------13--------------------------------|B -13b15---|---b15-b15r14~---|-13b15r14b15---|---b15r14~--13b15-13b15r13------|G -----|---|----|------------|-----------|---|---------------------------14~--|D -----|---|----|------------|-----------|---|--------------------------------|A -----|---|----|------------|-----------|---|--------------------------------|D -----|---|----|------------|-----------|---|--------------------------------| let ring let ring
RIFF A2 (both guitars) note: mute chords on low D-string slightly
E ---------------------------|---------------------------|B ---------------------------|---------------------------|G ---------------------------|---------------------------|D ----------------------4/5b-|----------------------4/5b-|A -0--0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-2/3b-|-0--0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-2/3b-|D -0--0-0-0--0-0-0-0---------|-0--0-0-0--0-0-0-0---------|
E ---------------------------|---------------------------|B ---------------------------|---------------------------|G ---------------------------|---------------------------|D ----------------------4/5b-|----------------------4/5b-|A -0--0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-2/3b-|-0--0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-2/3b-|D -0--0-0-0--0-0-0-0---------|-0--0-0-0--0-0-0-0---------|
E ---------------------------|---------------------------|B ---------------------------|---------------------------|G ---------------------------|---------------------------|D ----------------------8-8--|----------------------5-5--|A -8--8-8-8--8-8-8-8----8-8--|-5--5-5-5--5-5-5-5----5-5--|D -8--8-8-8--8-8-8-8---------|-5--5-5-5--5-5-5-5---------|
BREAK 1 only 1 guitar note 1: mute D5 chord slightly AFTER striking note 2: pick Dm7 chord with fingers and do not play last time
E --------------------------------|B --------------------------->6-R-|G --------------------------->5-R-|D --------------------------->0-R-|A -0-------------------------R----|D -0-------------------------R----|
keyboard, arranged for guitar
E ---------------------------------|B ---------------------------------|G ---------------------------------|D -8-7-5-------5-7-8-7-5-------5-7-|A -------5-3-5-----------5-3-5-----|D ---------------------------------|
CONTINUATION BREAK 1 both guitars (first time only bass) note: last three chords and last bar is added later on in the song (after riff B)
E --------------------------|--------------------------|--------------------------|B --------------------------|--------------------------|--------------------------|G --------------------------|--------------------------|--------------------------|D -7---7----------------7\--|-5---5----------------5\--|-3---3--------------------|A -7---7----------------7\--|-5---5----------------5\--|-3---3--------------------|D -7---7----------------7\--|-5---5----------------5\--|-3---3--------------------|
keyboard, arranged for guitar
E --------------------------------|--------------------------------|B --------------------------------|--------------------------------|G -5-----5-----5-----5-----5------|--------------------------------|D ---7-----7-----7-----7-----7----|-8-7---8-7---8-7---8-7---8-7----|A -----5-----5-----5-----5-----5--|-----5-----5-----5-----5-----5--|D --------------------------------|--------------------------------|
BREAK 2 (both guitars)
E ---------------------------|---------------------------|B ---------------------------|---------------------------|G ---------------------------|---------------------------|D -12~-----------------------|---------------------------|A ---------------------------|-12~-----------------------|D ---------------------------|---------------------------|
E ---------------------------|---------------------------|B ---------------------------|---------------------------|G ---------------------------|---------------------------|D ---------------------------|---------------------------|A -13~-------------------8~--|-10~-----------------------|D ---------------------------|---------------------------|
CONTINUATION BREAK 2 (both guitars) note: play the fourth time bar 1 instead of bar 2
E -------------------------|-------------------------|B -------------------------|-------------------------|G -------------------------|-------------------------|D -------------------------|-6~----------3~----------|A -3~----------3~----------|-------------------------|D -------------------------|-------------------------|
RIFF B guitar 1
E -------------------------------|B -------------------------------|G -5-------5-------5-------5-----|D -x-------x-------x-------x-----|A -3-------3-------3-------3-----|D -------------------------------|
guitar 2 note 1: bend notes on 5th fret of the G-string as follow: 1) 1/4., 2) 1/2., 3) 3/4. and back to 1/4. note 2: let bended notes ring with D tone on B-string until releasing
E -------------------------------|B ------------3----3-----3-------|G ---5----5-R-5b-R-5b6-R-5b6br5b-|D -------------------------------|A -3----3------------------------|D -------------------------------|
OUTRO (guitar 2 plays the same as on intro) guitar 1
E -------------------------|B -3-----3-----3-----3-----|G -0-----0-----0-----0-----|D -x-----x-----x-----x-----|A -3-----3-----3-----3-----|D -5-----5-----5-----5-----|
END end with the Csus2/G chord of the outro
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