Linkin Park - One Step Closer Live tab

One Step Closer (Live) - tabbed by Asat put up by Nieper

Guitar 1 - Db Ab Db Gb Bb Eb (Brad) (Distorted)
Guitar 2 - Db Ab Db Gb Bb Eb (Mike) (Distorted)

This tab is for all performances of this song starting in 2007, when Mike started 
guitar on it.

Intro - Guitar 1 (w/lo-fi and palm mute) *See Variations #1 and 2 at end*|-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||----------7--------------------------7-----------------||-0--5*--x------8--7*--0-3---0--5*--x------8--7*--0-3---|
|-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||----------7--------------------------7-----------------||-0--5*--x------8--7*--0-3---0--5*--x------8--7*--0-3---|
Heavy Intro - Guitars 1 and 2|------------------------||------------------------||---------9-----------5--||-0--0--x-x---8--7--x-x--|x4|-0--0--x-7---8--7--x-3--||-0--0--x-----8--7--x----|
First Verse - Guitar 1 *See Variation #3 at end*|------------------------||------------------------||---------9-----------5--||-0--0--x-x---8--7--x-x--|x4|-0--0--x-7---8--7--x-3--||-0--0--x-----8--7--x----|
Guitars 1 and 2|------------------------||------------------------||---------9-----------5--||-0--0--x-x---8--7--x-x--|x4|-0--0--x-7---8--7--x-3--||-0--0--x-----8--7--x----|
Pre-Chorus - Guitar 1 (w/lo-fi)|----------------------------------------||----------------------------------------||----------------------------------------||-5--5--x-x--x-5--5--x-x--x-5--5--x-x--x-||-5--5--x-x--x-5--5--x-x--x-5--5--x-x--x-||-5--5--x-x--x-5--5--x-x--x-5--5--x-x--x-|
Chorus - Guitars 1 and 2|------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------||-0--0--x-12---10--10--x-7---10--10--x-5---7--7--x-3---||-0--0--x-12---10--10--x-7---8---8---x-5---7--7--x-1---||-0--0--x-12---10--10--x-7---8---8---x-5---7--7--x-1---|
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2nd Verse - Guitar 1|------------------------||------------------------||---------9-----------5--||-0--0--x-x---8--7--x-x--|x4|-0--0--x-7---8--7--x-3--||-0--0--x-----8--7--x----|
Guitars 1 and 2|------------------------||------------------------||---------9-----------5--||-0--0--x-x---8--7--x-x--|x4|-0--0--x-7---8--7--x-3--||-0--0--x-----8--7--x----|
Pre-Chorus - Guitar 1 (w/lo fi except on harmonics)|-----------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------2.7*----------------||--------------------------------------2.7*-2.7*------||-5--5--x-x--x-5--5--x-x--x-5--5-----------------2.7*-||-5--5--x-x--x-5--5--x-x--x-5--5----------------------||-5--5--x-x--x-5--5--x-x--x-5--5----------------------|
Chorus - Guitars 1 and 2|------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------||-0--0--x-12---10--10--x-7---10--10--x-5---7--7--x-3---||-0--0--x-12---10--10--x-7---8---8---x-5---7--7--x-1---||-0--0--x-12---10--10--x-7---8---8---x-5---7--7--x-1---|
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|-------------------------||-------------------------||-------------------------||-3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--||-1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--||-1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--|
Breakdown - Guitar 1 (w/lo-fi and palm mute)|-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||----------7--------------------------7-----------------||-0--5*--x------8--7*--0-3---0--5*--x------8--7*--0-3---|
|-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||----------7--------------------------7-----------------||-0--5*--x------8--7*--0-3---0--5*--x------8--7*--0-3---|
Bridge - Guitars 1 and 2|-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-1---0---x-x---x-0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0---x-x---x-0-3-1-0-6---0-3-||-1---0---x-x---x-0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0---x-x---x-0-3-1-0-6---0-3-||-1---0---x-x---x-0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0---x-x---x-0-3-1-0-6---0-3-|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-1---0---x-x---x-0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0---x-x---x-0-3-1-0-x--x--x-||-1---0---x-x---x-0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0---x-x---x-0-3-1-0-x--x--x-||-1---0---x-x---x-0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0---x-x---x-0-3-1-0-x--x--x-|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-1---0---x-x---x-0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0---x-x---x-0-3-1-0-6---0-3-||-1---0---x-x---x-0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0---x-x---x-0-3-1-0-6---0-3-||-1---0---x-x---x-0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0---x-x---x-0-3-1-0-6---0-3-|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-1---0---x-x---x-0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0---x-x---x-0-3-1-0-x-x-x-x-||-1---0---x-x---x-0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0---x-x---x-0-3-1-0-x-x-x-x-||-1---0---x-x---x-0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0---x-x---x-0-3-1-0-x-x-x-x-|
Final Chorus - Guitars 1 and 2 *See Variations #4 and 5 at end*|------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------||-0--0--x-12---10--10--x-7---10--10--x-5---7--7--x-3---||-0--0--x-12---10--10--x-7---8---8---x-5---7--7--x-1---||-0--0--x-12---10--10--x-7---8---8---x-5---7--7--x-1---|
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Variation #1: This song was usually played with a new intro from 2007-early 2008, as it was either the opening song or the first song after the encore break. It starts with playing by himself, before being joined by Brad:
Guitar 2 ****-same wait as others|---------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------7-----||-0---0----0---0-------------0---0-------------0---0----------x-x-----||-0---0----0---0-------------0---0-------------0---0----------x-5-----||-0---0----0---0-------------0---0-------------0---0----------x-------|
****-same wait as others|---------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------7-----||-0---0----0---0-------------0---0-------------0---0----------x-x-----||-0---0----0---0-------------0---0-------------0---0----------x-5-----||-0---0----0---0-------------0---0-------------0---0----------x-------|
****-same wait as others|---------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------7-----||-0---0----0---0-------------0---0-------------0---0----------x-x-----||-0---0----0---0-------------0---0-------------0---0----------x-5-----||-0---0----0---0-------------0---0-------------0---0----------x-------|
****-same wait as others|---------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------7-----||-0---0----0---0-------------0---0-------------0---0----------x-x-----||-0---0----0---0-------------0---0-------------0---0----------x-5-----||-0---0----0---0-------------0---0-------------0---0----------x-------|
|-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||----------7--------------------------7-----------------||-0--5*--x------8--7*--0-3---0--5*--x------8--7*--0-3---||Guitar 1
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|-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-0--0-----------------------0--0-----------------------||-0--0-----------------------0--0-----------------------||-0--0-----------------------0--0-----------------------||Guitar 2
|-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||----------7--------------------------7-----------------||-0--5*--x------8--7*--0-3---0--5*--x------8--7*--0-3---||Guitar 1
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|-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------7---||-0--0-----------------------0--0-----------------x-x---||-0--0-----------------------0--0-----------------x-5---||-0--0-----------------------0--0-----------------x-----||Guitar 2
|-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||----------7--------------------------7-----------------||-0--5*--x------8--7*--0-3---0--5*--x------8--7*--0-3---||Guitar 1
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|-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-0--0-----------------------0--0-----------------------||-0--0-----------------------0--0-----------------------||-0--0-----------------------0--0-----------------------||Guitar 2
|-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------0--0-----------------------||----------7-----------------0--0-----------------------||-0--5*--x------8--7*--0-3---0--0-----------------------||Guitar 1
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|-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-0--0-----------------------0--0-----------------------||-0--0-----------------------0--0-----------------------||-0--0-----------------------0--0-----------------------||Guitar 2
From there, it goes into "Heavy Intro" normally. Variation #2: In the summer of 2008, this song recieved another new intro. It follows a formula: Mike starts off by himself and is joined by Brad, but this intro is based the bridge riff instead:
Guitar 2|--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------||-0-3-1---0---------------------0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0----------||-0-3-1---0---------------------0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0----------||-0-3-1---0---------------------0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0----------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------||-0-3-1---0---------------------0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0----------||-0-3-1---0---------------------0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0----------||-0-3-1---0---------------------0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0----------|
Guitars 1 and 2|--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------||-0-3-1---0---------------------0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0----------||-0-3-1---0---------------------0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0----------||-0-3-1---0---------------------0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0----------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------||-0-3-1---0------0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0------0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0-----------||-0-3-1---0------0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0------0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0-----------||-0-3-1---0------0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0------0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0-----------|
|-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0---------------------------||-0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0---------------------------||-0-3-1-0-6---0-3-1---0---------------------------|
From there, it goes into "Heavy Intro" normally.
Variation #3: Mike sometimes adds a little more guitar to the first part of both verses:|------------------------||------------------------||---------9-----------5--||-0--0--x-x---8--7--x-x--|x4|-0--0--x-7---8--7--x-3--||-0--0--x-----8--7--x----||Guitar 1
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Variation #4: Starting in 2008, this song recieved an extended outro (only at some shows January-March, but all shows starting in June). This is also based on the bridge riff, tabbed it here starting with the final chorus:
Final Chorus - Guitars 1 and 2|------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------||-0--0--x-12---10--10--x-7---10--10--x-5---7--7--x-3---||-0--0--x-12---10--10--x-7---8---8---x-5---7--7--x-1---||-0--0--x-12---10--10--x-7---8---8---x-5---7--7--x-1---|
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|------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------||-3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3-------||-1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1-------||-1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1-------|
Outro - Guitars 1 and 2|---------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------||-1--0--x-x--x-0-3-1-0-6--0-3-1--0--x-x--x-0-3-1-0-6--0-3-||-1--0--x-x--x-0-3-1-0-6--0-3-1--0--x-x--x-0-3-1-0-6--0-3-||-1--0--x-x--x-0-3-1-0-6--0-3-1--0--x-x--x-0-3-1-0-6--0-3-|
|-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------||-1--0--x-x--x-0-3-1-0-6--0-3-1--0--x-x--x-0-3-1-0-x--x-----||-1--0--x-x--x-0-3-1-0-6--0-3-1--0--x-x--x-0-3-1-0-x--x*12--||-1--0--x-x--x-0-3-1-0-6--0-3-1--0--x-x--x-0-3-1-0-x--x-----|
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Variation #5: In 2009, Mike changed up the extended outro a bit by playing some octaves the second half of it, while Brad continued as usual. These were improvised and every time, so I won't attempt to tab them.
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