Scorpions - Unholy Alliance tab

Band:  Scorpions
Album: Face the Heat
Song:  Unholy Alliance

Copyright (c)  (Mercury) (1993)
Version 1.0 - (29/05/06)

Transcribed By: Steve
Email:          stephen.elvidge1@ntlworld.com


.  - palm mute           /  - slide up to
\  - slide down to       ~  - vibrato
h  - hammer on           b  - Bend
p  - pull off            Suffixes for bend
t  - tap                 f  - full bend    h - half bend
ph - pinched harmonic    q  - quarter bend t - tap bend
                         p  - pre bend
*  - see comment         ^  - Hold bend    r release bend
x  - Stuccatto           ~  - vibrato bend
,  - slight palm mute    () - ghost note, sustained note
"  - tremolo note        <> - harmonic

Tuning Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb

 Intro

 Guitars 1 & 2 (Guitar 1 with wah)

|------||------||-9-\--||-9-\--||-7-\--||------|
Main Riff Guitars 1 & 2 (Guitar 1 with wah)
h ~~ h ~~|--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------||-------------5-/9-\7--\-------------2--4--\-||-------------5-/9-\7--\-------------2--4--\-||-0-2p0---0---3-/7-\5--\-0-2p0---0---0--2--\-||-------3---3------------------3---3---------| Rpt 3 X
Guitar 1 h ~~ h ~~[---------------------------------------------------------------|[---------------------------------------------------------------|[-------------5-/9-\7--\-------------2-------(2)-----------0----|[-------------5-/9-\7--\-------------2-------(2)-------0-2---2--|[-0-2p0---0---3-/7-\5--\-0-2p0---0---0-------(0)----------------|[-------3---3------------------3---3----------------------------|
[Guitar 2[---------------------------------------------------------------|[------------------------------------2/-----slow slide----------|[------------------------------------2/-------------------------|[---------------------------------------------------------------|[---------------------------------------------------------------|[---------------------------------------------------------------|
Main Riff
|-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||---9---9---9---7-7---9---9---9-----------||---9---9---9---7-7---9---9---9-----------||---7-x-7-x-7-x-5-5---7-x-7-x-7-----5-----||-0-----------------0-----------5-7---7\--| Rpt 4 X
Intro solo (Slides played with a blues bottle) ~~~~~ ~~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|---------------------------------------------------------pb10----r--||-5/--10-br8----7-8p7-----5\--------10br8-----7-8p7--7-b-------------||----------------------------7\--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~ |--------------------------------------||-10br10-8-8-8----7-8p7----------------||-----------------------9-9-\6b-6b-6-6-||--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------|
Guitar 1[-----------------------------------|[-----------------------------------|[---7--7--7--7--\--7--7--7----------|[---7--7--7--7--\--7--7--7----------|[---5--5--5--5--\--5--5--5------5---|[-0-------------------------5-7---7-|
[Guitar 2[-----------------------------------|[-----------------------------------|[--/7------------\-/7-------------/-|[--/7------------\-/7-------------/-|[-----------------------------------|[-----------------------------------|
Verse
Guitar 1[----------------------------------------|[----------------------------------------|[---9---9---9---7-7---9---9---9----------|[---9---9---9---7-7---9---9---9----------|[---7-x-7-x-7-x-5-5---7-x-7-x-7-----5----|[-0-----------------0-----------5-7---7--|
[Guitar 2[ ph[----------------------------------------|[----------------------------------------|[----------------------------------------|[----------------------------------------|[---7-x-7-x-7-x-555---7-x-7-x-7-----5----|[-0-----------------0-----------5-7---7--| Rpt 4 X
Chorus Both guitars with fills
|----------------------------------------||----------------------------------------||---9---9---9---7-7---9---9---9----------||---9---9---9---7-7---9---9---9----------||---7-x-7-x-7-x-5-5---7-x-7-x-7-----5----||-0-----------------0-----------5-7---7--| Rpt 2 X
|------||-12\--||-11\--||------||------||------|
|-----||-3\--||-2\--||-----||-----||-----|
2nd Verse
Guitar 1 ~~~~~~~~~~~[---------------------------------------------|[---------------------------------------------|[---9---9---9---7-77---9---9---9--------------|[---9---9---9---7-77---9---9---9--------------|[---7-x-7-x-7-x-5-55---7-x-7-x-7-5------------|[-0------------------0------------------------|
[Guitar 2[ [---------------------------------------------|[---------------------------------------------|[---------------------------------------------|[---------------------------------------------|[---7-x-7-x-7-x-5-55---7-x-7-x-7-5-5-5-5-5-5b-|[-0------------------0------------------------|
Guitar 1[-----------------------------------------|[-----------------------------------------|[---9---9---9---7-77---9---9---9----------|[---9---9---9---7-77---9---9---9----------|[---7-x-7-x-7-x-5-55---7-x-7-x-7-----5----|[-0------------------0-----------5-7---7\-|
[ Guitar 2[ ph[-----------------------------------------|[-----------------------------------------|[-----------------------------------------|[-----------------------------------------|[---7-x-7-x-7-x-5-55---7-x-7-x-77----5----|[-0-----------------0------------5-7---7\-|
Guitar 1 ~~~~~~~~~~~[---------------------------------------------|[---------------------------------------------|[---9---9---9---7-77---9---9---9--------------|[---9---9---9---7-77---9---9---9--------------|[---7-x-7-x-7-x-5-55---7-x-7-x-7-5----------/-|[-0------------------0------------------------|
[Guitar 2[ ph [---------------------------------------------|[---------------------------------------------|[---------------------------------------------|[---------------------------------------------|[---7-x-7-x-7-x-5-55---7-x-7-x-7-5b-----------|[-0------------------0------------------------|
Guitar 1[-----------------------------------------|[-----------------------------------------|[---9---9---9---7-77---9---9---9----------|[---9---9---9---7-77---9---9---9----------|[---7-x-7-x-7-x-5-55---7-x-7-x-7-----5----|[-0------------------0-----------5-7---7\-|
[Guitar 2[ ph[-----------------------------------------|[-----------------------------------------|[-----------------------------------------|[-----------------------------------------|[---7-x-7-x-7-x-5-55---7-x-7-x-77----5----|[-0-----------------0------------5-7---7\-|
Rpt Chorus 2 X Mid 8
Guitar 1 with wah[--------------------------------------------------------------------------|[--------------------------------------------------------------------------|[-2--(2)-----------2---2--2--2--(2)--------9---9---7-77-------9---9---7-77-|[-2--(2)-----------2---2--2--2--(2)--------9---9---7-77-------9---9---7-77-|[-0--(0)--5---4----0---0--0--0--(0)----7-x-7-x-7-x-5-55---7-x-7-x-7-x-5-55-|[---------------3--------------------0-0----------------0------------------|
[Guitar 2[ ~~~~[--------------------------------------------------------------------------|[-----------------------------2-2-2-2--------------------------------------|[-2--(2)----------------------2-2-2-2--------------------------------------|[-2--(2)------------2-------------------------------22----------------22---|[-0--(0)--5p0-4-5p4p0-5-4b-------------------5-7-7-------------5-7-7-------|[------------------------------------0-0-5-7-------3---3-0-5-7-------3---3-|
Guitar 1 with wah ~~~~~~~[----------------------------------------------------------|[----------------------------------------------------------|[-2--(2)-----------2---2--2--2--(2)-----5-5-------5--------|[-2--(2)-----------2---2--2--2--(2)-----5-5-------5--------|[-0--(0)--5---4----0---0--0--0--(0)-----3-3-------3--------|[---------------3------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2[ ~~~~[----------------------------------------------------------|[---------------------------------2-2-2--------------------|[-2--(2)------------------2---2---2-2-2-5--(5)--------5----|[-2--(2)------------2-------------------5--(5)-------------|[-0--(0)--5p0-4-5p4p0-5-4b--4b--4b----------------3/7---7--|[----------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 1 with wah[------------------------------------------|[------------------------------------------|[-7-7-----------(7)------------------------|[-7-7-----------(7)----------to feedback---|[-5-5-----------(5)------------------------|[------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2[------------------------------------------|[------------------------------------------|[-/7------------(7)------------------------|[-/7------------(7)------------------------|[------------------------------------------|[------------------------------------------|
|------||------||-9-\--||-9-\--||-7-\--||------|
h ~~ h ~~|--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------||-------------5-/9-\7--\-------------2--4--\-||-------------5-/9-\7--\-------------2--4--\-||-0-2p0---0---3-/7-\5--\-0-2p0---0---0--2--\-||-------3---3------------------3---3---------| Rpt 3 X
h ~~ h ~~|-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------5-/9-\7--\-------------2-------------(2)--------------||-------------5-/9-\7--\-------------2-------------(2)--------------||-0-2p0---0---3-/7-\5--\-0-2p0---0---0-------------(0)--------------||-------3---3------------------3---3--------------------------------|
Guitar 1 plays a rhythmic muted strings wah pattern under this
[PM]|----------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------0-1-1p0----||-10\----------------------------2-------------||-9-\----------------------------2----------2--||----------------------------0-0------------0--||----------------------------------------------|
PM PM ~~|-------------------------------------------------------------||-------0-1-1p0---------------0-1-1p0-------------------------||-----2---------2-------2-4-4---------2--------2-4-4-4/5-5-/7-||---2-2-----------------2-2-2------------------2-2-2----------||-0-0-0---------------0----------------------0----------------||-------------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar solo
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|----------------------------------13-\-17\------------||----------------------------pb11r---------------------||-7b----/13b---r13---------------------------10\----4--||------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~|-------------------------------------------17-16---------------------||---------------------------------13\--18\--------12-12/15-/17b----17\||-4-4/7---/10-\-/9---/14-\13---------------------------------------16\||---------------/9---/------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~ ~~~|-22fb-----22-19----19-22-19-------------17fbr15-15fb------15b------||----------------21----------21-17-15b-\-------------17p15----17p15-||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~ ~~ ~~~ ~~~~|----------------------------------------------------------||-14br12---------12----------12----------------------------||-------14-13-14b---14-13-14b---14-13----------------------||-------------------------------------14-------------------||----------------------------------------14-13-12-10-12b---||----------------------------------------------------------|
phphphph ph ph~~|----------------------------------------------------------------------||------------8-7-6x5--13fb-12fb-r12p10\8-8-10-12fb-12p10----------12fb-||-/7-9p7-------------------------------------------------12-11-12------||--------9-7-----------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------|
phphph~~~ h h ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|-22fb--r---------------------------------------------||---------5---------------------------3---3fb---7b----||---------6-----------------2-3p2-3p2-----------------||-----------8-8---------------------------------------||---------------6-5-4-5-------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----12-14-15p14p12-14-15-17-15-14\12-------------------------------||-/15----------------------------------15-14-12----------------------||-----------------------------------------------14-12-15-14p12-14p12-||--------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 1 with wah ~~~~~~~[----------------------------------------------------------|[----------------------------------------------------------|[-2--(2)-----------2---2--2--2--(2)-----5-5-------5--------|[-2--(2)-----------2---2--2--2--(2)-----5-5-------5--------|[-0--(0)--5---4----0---0--0--0--(0)-----3-3-------3--------|[---------------3------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2[ ~~~~[----------------------------------------------------------|[---------------------------------2-2-2--------------------|[-2--(2)------------------2---2---2-2-2-5--------(5)-------|[-2--(2)------------2-------------------5--------(5)-------|[-0--(0)--5p0-4-5p4p0-5-4b--4b--4b-------------------------|[----------------------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 3[-----------------------------------------/15-17fb17fb15-17|[----------------------------------------------------------|[----------------------------------------------------------|[----------------------------------------------------------|[----------------------------------------------------------|[----------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 1 with wah[------------------------------------------|[------------------------------------------|[-7-7-----------(7)------------------------|[-7-7-----------(7)----------to feedback---|[-5-5-----------(5)------------------------|[------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2[------------------------------------------|[------------------------------------------|[-/7------------(7)------------------------|[-/7------------(7)------------------------|[------------------------------------------|[------------------------------------------|
Lead fill
|---------------------------------------||-----------------------------15-15fb\--||-12\---/9\---/7\---/4\-----------------||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|
Rpt Main riff 3 X
Guitar 1 h ~~ h ~~[---------------------------------------------------------------|[---------------------------------------------------------------|[-------------5-/9-\7--\-------------2-------(2)----------------|[-------------5-/9-\7--\-------------2-------(2)-----------0----|[-0-2p0---0---3-/7-\5--\-0-2p0---0---0-------(0)-------0-2---2--|[-------3---3------------------3---3-------------------------0--|
[Guitar 2[ h ~~ h ~~[---------------------------------------------------------------|[---------------------------------------------------------------|[-------------5-/9-\7--\-------------2-------(2)----------------|[-------------5-/9-\7--\-------------2-------(2)----------------|[-0-2p0---0---3-/7-\5--\-0-2p0---0---0-------(0)-----------5----|[-------3---3------------------3---3-------------------5/7---7\-|
Rpt Chorus to end
Guitar 1[-------------------------------------------------|[-------------------------------------------------|[-7-7-7-----7-7-7-----7-7-7--------------9--\-----|[-7-7-7-----7-7-7-----7-7-7--------------9--\-----|[-5-5-5--x--5-5-5--x--5-5-5--0-2p0---0---7--\-----|[----------------------------------3---3----------|
[Guitar 2[-------------------------------------------------|[-1/-------------------------------------15fb15fb-|[-1/----------slow slide--------------------------|[-------------------------------------------------|[-------------------------------------------------|[-------------------------------------------------|
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