Nine Inch Nails - The Downward Spiral tab

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THE DOWNWARD SPIRAL
As recorded by Nine Inch Nails
(From the 1994 Album THE DOWNWARD SPIRAL)

Transcribed by scott666
	

Words and Music by Trent Reznor

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Guitar 1'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Guitar 2'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Guitar 3'
Gtr IV (E A D G B E) - 'Guitar 4'
Gtr V (E A D G B E) - 'Synth'

 Intro
  Q=100
  N.C.
 4/4
  Gtr I
  Wx16
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Bridge 4/4 Q. Q. +Q +W Q. Q. +Q +W||-----------------|------------|----------------|--------|||o----------------|------------|----------------|--------|||-----------------|------------|----------------|--------|||--9----7----(7)--|-(7)--------|-7----6----(6)--|-(6)----|||o----------------|------------|----------------|--------|||-----------------|------------|----------------|--------|
Q. Q. +Q +H.. E E E E H +E +W 4x|----------------|--------------|------------------|---------|||----------------|--------------|------------------|--------o|||----------------|--------------|------------------|---------|||-5----4----(4)--|-(4)----------|------------------|---------|||----------------|------------5-|-5-4-7-(7)----(7)-|-(7)----o|||----------------|--------------|------------------|---------||
Wx4|--------||--------||--------||--------||--------||--------|
Pre-Verse G5 Gtr II E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E||--3-(3)-3-3-3-(3)-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-(3)-|||o-3-(3)-3-3-3-(3)-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-(3)-|||--0-(0)-0-0-0-(0)-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-(0)-|||--0-(0)-0-0-0-(0)-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-(0)-|||o-x-(x)-x-x-x-(x)-x-x-|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-(x)-|||--3-(3)-3-3-3-(3)-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-(3)-|
Em7 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E 4x|-0-(0)-0-0-0-(0)-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-(0)---|||-3-(3)-3-3-3-(3)-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-(3)--o|||-0-(0)-0-0-0-(0)-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-(0)---|||-2-(2)-2-2-2-(2)-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-(2)---|||-2-(2)-2-2-2-(2)-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-(2)--o|||-0-(0)-0-0-0-(0)-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-(0)---||
Verse A5 B5BbA5 Gtr III Q E E E E Q E E E E E E Q||-----------------------|-------------------|||o----------------------|-------------------|||-----------------------|-------------------|||---7---x--x--x-x---7---|---x--x-x-x-9S8S7--|||o--7---x--x--x-x---7---|---x--x-x-x-9S8S7--|||---5---x--x--x-x---5---|---x--x-x-x-7S6S5--|
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| Gtr V| Q. Q. +Q +W||-----------------------|-------------------|||o-12-----10------(10)--|-(10)--------------|||-----------------------|-------------------|||-----------------------|-------------------|||o----------------------|-------------------|||-----------------------|-------------------|
B5BbA5 Q E E E E Q E E E E E E Q|--------------------|-------------------||--------------------|-------------------||--------------------|-------------------||--7---x-x--x-x--7---|--x--x-x-x-9S8S7---||--7---x-x--x-x--7---|--x--x-x-x-9S8S7---||--5---x-x--x-x--5---|--x--x-x-x-7S6S5---|
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| Q. Q. +Q +W|--------------------|-------------------||-10-----9------(9)--|-(9)---------------||--------------------|-------------------||--------------------|-------------------||--------------------|-------------------||--------------------|-------------------|
B5BbA5 Q E E E E Q E E E E E E Q|-------------------|--------------------||-------------------|--------------------||-------------------|--------------------||-7---x-x--x-x--7---|--x---x-x-x-9S8S7---||-7---x-x--x-x--7---|--x---x-x-x-9S8S7---||-5---x-x--x-x--5---|--x---x-x-x-7S6S5---|
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| Q. Q. +Q +H.. E|-------------------|--------------------||-8-----7------(7)--|-(7)----------------||-------------------|------------------7-||-------------------|--------------------||-------------------|--------------------||-------------------|--------------------|
B5BbA5 Q E E E E Q E E E E E E Q 4x|-------------------|-------------------|||-------------------|------------------o|||-------------------|-------------------|||-7---x-x-x-x-7-----|--x--x-x-x-9S8S7---|||-7---x-x-x-x-7-----|--x--x-x-x-9S8S7--o|||-5---x-x-x-x-5-----|--x--x-x-x-7S6S5---||
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| E E E H +E +W 4x|-------------------|-------------------|||-------------------|------------------o|||-7-6-9-9-------(9)-|-(9)---------------|||-------------------|-------------------|||-------------------|------------------o|||-------------------|-------------------||
B5BbA5 Gtrs III, IV Q E E E E Q E E E E E E Q||-----------------------|-------------------|||o----------------------|-------------------|||-----------------------|-------------------|||---7---x--x--x-x---7---|---x--x-x-x-9S8S7--|||o--7---x--x--x-x---7---|---x--x-x-x-9S8S7--|||---5---x--x--x-x---5---|---x--x-x-x-7S6S5--|
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| Q. Q. +Q +W||-----------------------|-------------------|||o-12-----10------(10)--|-(10)--------------|||-----------------------|-------------------|||-----------------------|-------------------|||o----------------------|-------------------|||-----------------------|-------------------|
B5BbA5 Q E E E E Q E E E E E E Q|--------------------|-------------------||--------------------|-------------------||--------------------|-------------------||--7---x-x--x-x--7---|--x--x-x-x-9S8S7---||--7---x-x--x-x--7---|--x--x-x-x-9S8S7---||--5---x-x--x-x--5---|--x--x-x-x-7S6S5---|
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| Q. Q. +Q +W|--------------------|-------------------||-10-----9------(9)--|-(9)---------------||--------------------|-------------------||--------------------|-------------------||--------------------|-------------------||--------------------|-------------------|
B5BbA5 Q E E E E Q E E E E E E Q|-------------------|--------------------||-------------------|--------------------||-------------------|--------------------||-7---x-x--x-x--7---|--x---x-x-x-9S8S7---||-7---x-x--x-x--7---|--x---x-x-x-9S8S7---||-5---x-x--x-x--5---|--x---x-x-x-7S6S5---|
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| Gtr V| Q. Q. +Q +H.. E|-------------------|--------------------||-8-----7------(7)--|-(7)----------------||-------------------|------------------7-||-------------------|--------------------||-------------------|--------------------||-------------------|--------------------|
B5BbA5 Q E E E E Q E E E E E E Q 4x|-------------------|-------------------|||-------------------|------------------o|||-------------------|-------------------|||-7---x-x-x-x-7-----|--x--x-x-x-9S8S7---|||-7---x-x-x-x-7-----|--x--x-x-x-9S8S7--o|||-5---x-x-x-x-5-----|--x--x-x-x-7S6S5---||
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| E E E H +E +W 4x|-------------------|-------------------|||-------------------|------------------o|||-7-6-9-9-------(9)-|-(9)---------------|||-------------------|-------------------|||-------------------|------------------o|||-------------------|-------------------||
Outro N.C. Gtr V +W +W +W +W|------------|------------|------------|--------*||------------|------------|------------|--------*||------------|------------|------------|--------*||------------|------------|------------|--------*||-(7)--------|-(7)--------|-(7)--------|-(7)----*||------------|------------|------------|--------*|
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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