John 5 - Flatlines Thin Lines tab

John 5 - Flatlines, Thin Lines
Vertigo
Tabbed by Tom Martin

Tuning - Drop-D

D A D G B E

Effects needed: Wah

Legend:

\ - slide down
/ - slide up
h - hammer on
p - pull off
b - bend
br- bend and return
ph- pinch harmonic
tp- tremelo pick

Here you go, I got John 5's album pretty much as soon as it came out, and I loved it. Here
is the tab for one of my favourite songs off the album, hope you enjoy. Any queries, email
at bottom.
I have also added some comments on how to use the wah to create a sound much like the songs.

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Intro: (0:00 - 0:09)
No guitars

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	Lead Guitar
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Main riff: (0:09 - 0:25)

|---------------------------------------------20b-20b------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||--0-0---12\---x-x-x-x---13-13----0-0---12\------------13--------------------||--0-0---12\---x-x-x-x---13-13----0-0---12\------------13--------------------|\
| x2|---------------------------------------------20b-20b------------------------|/|----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||--0-0---12\---x-x-x-x---13-13----0-0---12\------------10--------------------||--0-0---12\---x-x-x-x---13-13----0-0---12\------------10--------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Verse 1: (0:25 - 0:42) - the effect can be produced by using a wah, heel fully down
|-------|--------------------------------------------------------------------||-------|--------------------------------------------------------------------||--7tp--|---10-8-7-10-8-7-10-8-7-10-8-7-10-8-7-10-8-7-10-8-7-10-8-7----------||-------|--------------------------------------------------------------------||-------|--------------------------------------------------------------------||-------|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------|--------------------------------------------------------------------||-------|--------------------------------------------------------------------||--7tp--|---10-8-7-10-8-7-10-8-7-10-8-7-10-8-7-10-8-7-10-8-7-10-8-7----------||-------|--------------------------------------------------------------------||-------|--------------------------------------------------------------------||-------|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||--15-12-10-15-12-10-15-12-10-15-12-10-|-15-12-10-15-12-10-15-12-10-15-12-10--||--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||--15-12-10-15-12-10-15-12-10-15-12-10-|-15-12-10-15-12-10-15-12-10-15-12-10--||--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||--15-12-10-14-12-10-13-11-10-12-11-10-|-15-12-10-14-12-10-13-11-10-12-11-10--||--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|----------------------------|-----------------------------------------------||----------------------------|-----------------------------------------------||--7-8-7-7-9-7-7-10-7-7-12-7-|-7-8-7-7-9-7-7-10-7-7-12-7---------------------||----------------------------|-----------------------------------------------||----------------------------|-----------------------------------------------||----------------------------|-----------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Main riff: (0:42 - 0:50) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Verse 2: (0:50 - 1:06) - Wah used pretty much all the way through this bit, toe down towards the end.
|----------------------|-----------------------------------------------------||----------------------|-----------------------------------------------------||----------------------|-----------------------------------------------------||----------------------|-----------------------------------------------------||--8p5-8-5-8p5-8-5-8p5-|-5-5-8-5-8p5-8-5-8/10--------------------------------||----------------------|-----------------------------------------------------|
|--10-11-13-11-10---------------------------------------------------|-------------||-----------------13-11-10------------------------------------------|-------------||--------------------------13-11-10--8-9-11-9-8---------------------|-------------||-----------------------------------------------11-9-8--------------|-------------||------------------------------------------------------11-9-8--8-5~-|-(5)-8-5/8\--||-------------------------------------------------------------------|-------------| tp |--|
|----------------7-8-10--10-12-13-12-10--------------------------------------||---------7-8-10------------------------13-12-10--15~------------------------||--7-9-10--------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----16-14-13----------15-13-12----------14-12-11----------13-11-10----------||-15----------16-14-13----------15-13-12----------14-12-11----------13-11-10-||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--16-14-13----------15-13-12----------14-12-11----------13-11-10----------13-11-10----------|-----------------||-----------16-14-13----------15-13-12----------14-12-11----------13-11-10----------13-11-10-|-13-10-13-10-13b-||--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|-----------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|-----------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|-----------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|-----------------| pinched note = C --> ph
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Chorus: (1:06 - 1:23) - Wah used all the way through, listen for patterns.
|----------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------||-----10--12/14~--14\12--10-12-10--10----10----|----10--12/14~--14\12-10-12/14\12p10-----||--12---------------------------------12----12-|-12----------------------------------12~-| x2|----------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Main riff: (1:23 - 1:31) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Verse 3: (1:31 - 1:48) - Same as verse one, heel down on wah.
|-------|--------------------------------------------------------------------||-------|--------------------------------------------------------------------||--7tp--|--10-7-10-8-7-10-7-10-8-7-10-7-10-8-7-10-7-10-8-7-------------------||-------|--------------------------------------------------------------------||-------|--------------------------------------------------------------------||-------|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------|--------------------------------------------------------------------||-------|--------------------------------------------------------------------||--7tp--|--7-7-7-7-8-7-7-9-7-7-10-7-7-11-7-7-7-7-7-8-7-7-9-------------------||-------|--------------------------------------------------------------------||-------|--------------------------------------------------------------------||-------|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------------------|-----------------------||-------------|-------------|-------------------------|-----------------------||-19-18-17-16-|-19-18-17-16-|-19-18-17-16-19-18-17-16-|-15-14-13-12-11-10-9-7-||-------------|-------------|-------------------------|-----------------------||-------------|-------------|-------------------------|-----------------------||-------------|-------------|-------------------------|-----------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Chorus: (1:48 - 2:04) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Verse 4: (2:04 - 2:29) - Again wah is used all the time here, make sure to really whack on the wah when hitting those top notes.
|----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------||----------------17b-----x-17b-17b-|-17b-17b-17b-x-17b-17b-x-----------------||------17b-----x-----17b-----------|-----------------------------------------||--17b-----17b---------------------|-------------------------17~-------------||----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------||----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
|--------------------12-13-15-13-12------------------------------------------||-----------12-13-15----------------15-13-12---------------------------------||--12-14-15----------------------------------14p12-14p12-15~-----------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||--12-14br-12-13br-12-14br-12-15br-12-16b------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------| |-----------------------------------| tremelo pick and vibrato all
|--------------------12-14-17b-p12-------------------------------------------||-----------12-14-16---------------16-12-------------------------------------||--12-14-16------------------------------14p12-14p12-16~---------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------16-18-21b-p16-------------------------------------------||-----------16-18-20---------------20-16-------------------------------------||--16-18-20------------------------------19p16-18p6-21~----------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--12---15---17--|----------12-15-17-15-12-----------------------------------||--15b--18b--20b-|-22b---------------------17-15-12--------------------------||----------------|----------------------------------15p12--------------------||----------------|----------------------------------------14\----------------||----------------|-----------------------------------------------------------||----------------|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------| x4|--8-5-5-5-5-5-8-5-5-5-5-5-8-5-5-5-------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------| Here the wah is heel down, and slowly released untill chorus kicks in.------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Chorus: (2:29 - 2:46) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Verse 5/Outro: (2:46 - 3:35) - No wah for the first part
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------10h12p10---------------------------||-----------------------10h12p10----10-12------------------------------------||-----8h10p8----8-10-12----------12------------------------------------------||--12--------12--------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------10h13p10------------13h15p13-------------------------------||-----------10-13----------13-10-13b-----------15-13-15b---------------------||-----10-12------------------------------------------------------------------||--12------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--10h13p10-----------10-----------------|-----------------------------------||-----------13-10--------13-10-----------|-10--------------------------------||-----------------12b----------12-10-12b-|----12-10-------10b----------------||----------------------------------------|----------12-10-----12-10-12~------||----------------------------------------|-----------------------------------||----------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|--------------------------|------10--------------13-----------13---|--------||--------/13tp-------/13tp-|---------13-10-----------13---13---13---|--------||--/13tp-------/13tp-------|--12b----------12-10-----12b--12b--12b--|--------||--------------------------|----------------------------------------|--------||--------------------------|----------------------------------------|--------||--------------------------|----------------------------------------|--------| Here use the wah liberally ^ and really get these bends with the wah.
|-----------------13---13---13---13------------------------------------------||-----------13----13---13---13---13------------------------------------------||------10---12b---12b--12b--12b--12b-----------------------------------------||--12------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------| Use the wah all the time when repeating this, listen to how its used. Repeat and fade
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Rhythm Guitar ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Verses 1, 2 & 3.
|----------||----------||----------||----------| x4|--0--12\--||--0--12\--|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Chorus
Gtr.2|----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------| x2|--0-(x16)--3-(x16)--5-(x16)--0-(x12)--3--5----------------------------------||--0--------3--------5--------0--------3--5----------------------------------|
Gtr.3|----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------| x8|--8-5-5-5-5-5-8-5-5-5-5-5-8-5-5-5-------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------| ^ 4th and 8th times play |-8-10-|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Verse 4
|--------------------||--------------------||--------------------||--------------------| x8|--2--2--x--x-x---3--||--2--2--x--x-x---3--| ^ last time stop here
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Verse 5 same as Chorus, repeat till fade. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Thats all, Any queries or corrections email: InfantFinite666@hotmail.com Thanks, Tom.
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