Queensryche - The Needle Lies tab

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Author/Artist: Queensryche
Title: The Needle Lies
Album: Operation: Mindcrime
Transcribed by: Raven
Email: grans@earthlink.net

--------------|---------------------------------------------------------------|--------------|---------------------------------------------------------------|-x------------|---------------------------------------------------------------|-x-\----------|-7----10--7----7----10---10----7----10--7----7----10---10------|-x------------|-5----8---5----5----8----7-----5----8---5----5----8----7-------|--------------|---------------------------------------------------------------| intro- pick scrape and riff
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|-------7--------7--------7--------7--------7-----------7--------7--------7----|-5--5-----5--5-----5--5-----5--5-----5--5-----5--5--5-----5--5-----5--5-------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------| verse riff
------------------------------------------------------------------|-----------|------------------------------------------------------------------|-----------|------------------------------------------------------------------|-----------|-------7--------7-----------3--------3--------3--------3--------3-|-----------|-5--5-----5--5-----5--5--5-----5--5-----5--5-----5--5-----5--5----|3--3--3----|------------------------------------------------------------------|-----------| end # 1
------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------*|-----------------------------------|------------------------------------------|----5------------------------7-----|-5--------5--------5--------5--------5----|----5------------------------7-----|----3--3-----3--3-----3--3-----3--3-----5*|----3------------------------5-----|------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------| end #2 you'll never get away
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|-12b14----rp10--12b14v-----10h12p10------10-----------------------------------|-------------------------------------12------12--10------10--12b14-12b14------|-----------------------------------------------------12-----------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------| Guitar Solo #1
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|-10h12p12--9h10p9--7--9--7------7--9-----------------------------------7-------|----------------------------10--------10--9--10--7--9--7--9--7--9--10----------|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------| pm--------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|-9h10p9--7--9--10--12v--------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------6-p-5--6---------------------------------------|--------------------------------5------5---------------------------------------|---7------7---7----5-----5-5----5------5----3-----3-3--3-/-5-\-3---------------|---5------8---5----3-----3-3----------------1-----1-1--1---3---1---5-5-5-5-5---|-------------------------------------------------------------------3-3-3-3-3---| chorus pm--- pm--- pm-------------|
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------7-----7---7---5------3---0---3--3----3-3--3---3---3-----|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---5-----7---8---3------3---3---3--1----1-1--1---0---1-----|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----------------------------------------------------------| ------------------- pm-------------------|
-----------------------------|------------------|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|------------------|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|------------------|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|------------------|-----------------------------|-5----5-5----5-5----5-5----5-|-12--11--10--9--8-|7----------5---5---5---7-----|-3----3-3----3-3----3-3----3-|-10--9---8---7--6-|5---5--5---6---5---6---5-----| solo riff
---------------------------------------------------------|---------------------|--------------------------------------------------------*|---------------------|---------------------------------------------------------|---------------------|---------------------------------------------------------|---------------------|---------------5--7----7----------5---5---5---3-------5-*|---------------------|--5-5-5--7--8----------5----5--5--6---5---6---1-------3--|---------------------| pm-- pm----------------------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------------------------------15--13--12---------|---------------------------------------8b10r----12b13r-10--------------15-----|-/7v---5--3---------7b9r---9--8--7--8-----------------------------------------|-------------7--5-------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------| Guitar Solo #2- great example of Michael Wilton's style.
-12h13h15p13p12-10h13p12p10h13p12p10h13p12p10--------15b17--r15-p-13-15b17v---|----------------------------------------------13p10---------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|--13h15p13-12h13p12----12-----------------------------------------------------|--------------------14----14--12--11--12------11------------------------------|------------------------------------------14------12--14--12--10--9h10h12-----|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------12h13h15-/-17v----------|---------------------------------------------12h13h15-------------------------|-9h10h12----------10h11h13----------11h12h14----------------------------------|---------10h11h13----------11h12h14-------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------3-----------|------------------------------------------------------------------1-----------|
-17-/-19v----19----24v----\----/-\-----/\-----/-------------------------------|----------------------------\/-----\-/----\-/---------------------------------|------------------------------------*------*----------------------------------|-------------------2----------------------------------------------------------|-3-----5-----5-----2----------------------------------------------------------|-1-----3-----3-----0----------------------------------------------------------| wag the bar really fast
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------5--3--2---------2----------------------5--3--2---|-----------3--2--0--5--3--0----------5--3----0----3--2--0--5--3--0------------| cool riff- palm mute everything except E5 chords
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|---------2--2----------------------5--3--2----------2----------------------5--|-5--3----0--0----3--2--0--5--3--0-----------5--3----0----3--2--0--5--3--0-----|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------2--------------------------|--3--2--------------------------------5--3--2------2---------------------5----|--------5--3--2--0--3--2--0--5--3--0----------5----0----3--2--0--5--3--0------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|-3--2---------2---------------------------------------------------------------|------5--3----0---------------------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------------------------|--------------------|-*----------------3-------------------------------------*|--------------------|--------------------0------------------------7---7-7---7-|----9---------------|-------------5-------------------------------7---7-7---7-|-/--9---------------|-*-7---------5-----------3----3--3--3--3--3--5---5-5---5*|----7---------------|---5---------3-----------1----1--1--1--0--1--------------|----0---------------| chorus #2- key change pm---
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|-*----------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------2----------------------------------------|-*-------------------5--3--2---------2---------------------5--3--2------------|----3--2--0--5--3--0---------5--3----0----3--2--0--5--3--0---------5--3--2----| cool riff #2- again, palm mute everything except E5's
--------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|-------------------------------------*|---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|-----------------------------------2--|---------------------------------------|----------------------5--3--2------2-*|---------------------------------------|-0--3--2--0--5--3--0----------5----0--|---------------------------------------| the 3rd time end here^
h - hammer on p - pull off * - trill b - bend (use tremolo bar for downbend) r - release bend / - slide up \ - slide down v - vibrato t - tap (with strumming hand) x - fret-hand muting ^ - natural harmonics ph- artificial (pinch) harmonics PM palm mute
-\----------/-----------------------------|Lines going diagonally up and down --\--------/-------------|These mean whammy bar --\------/----------| - --\----/-------|\ - bar down/- bar up
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