Sevendust - Decay tab

Sevendust: Decay

Transcribed by: mysticguitar77

YouTube Username: MysticGuitar77

Date last modified: January 28, 2013

Tuning: Drop A# (A#,F,A#,D#,G,C)
        
Note: Just the main rhythm for now. I may update later with the solo as well
      as some lead guitar stuff that goes on throughout the song.

Riff 1 (light distortion)C |------------------------------------|G |------------------------------------|D#|------------------------------------|A#|------------------------------------| x3F |-11-------11-------11-------8-------|A#|----0-0-0----0-0-0----0-0-0---0-0-0-|
Final time:C |--------------------------|G |--------------------------|D#|--------------------------|A#|--------------------------|F |-11-------11--------------|A#|----0-0-0----0-0-0-3b5~~--| ^ full bend and hold it
Riff 2C |----------------------------------------------|G |----------------------------------------------|D#|----------------------------------------------|A#|-0-0----0-0--0-0------------------------------| x3F |-0-0----0-0--0-0------------------------------|A#|-0-0----0-0--0-0--11-12-11-8-8-11-8-0-7-0-8-0-| * * * * * * ^ ^ these two chords are only played the first time
Final time:C |-------------------------------|G |-------------------------------|D#|-------------------------------|A#|-0-0--0-0----------------------|F |-0-0--0-0----------------------|A#|-0-0--0-0--11-12-11-8-8-11-8-0-| * * * *
Fill 1C |-----------------------------------------|G |-----------------------------------------|D#|-13-----13\10---10\7-13-----13\10---10\7-|A#|-x------x--x----x--x-x------x--x----x--x-|F |-11-----11\8----8\\5-11-----11\8----8\\5-|A#|----0-0-------0---------0-0-------0------|
Riff 3 "...the voices inside that want me..."C |--------------------------------------------------------|G |--------------------------------------------------------|D#|--------------------------------------------------------|A#|--------------------------------------------------------|F |--------------------------------------------------------|A#|-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0h3-0-3h5-0-5h6-| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
C |-----------------------------------------------------------|G |-----------------------------------------------------------|D#|-----------------------------------------------------------|A#|-----------------------------------------------------------|F |-----------------------------------------------------------|A#|-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-8-7-0-8-10-0-10-12-| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Play Riff 3 x2 "You're giving us nothing!"
Riff 4C |---------------------------------------------------------|G |---------------------------------------------------------|D#|-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5--------|A#|-x-x--x-x-x--x-x-x--x-x-x--x-x-x--x-x-x--x-x-x--x-x-x--x-|F |-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-x-x--x-|A#|--------------------------------------------------x-x--x-|
Riff 5 "Decay, cut the tongue you speak..."C |-------------------------------------------------------------|G |-------------------------------------------------------------|D#|-------------------------------------------------------------|A#|-------------------------------------------------------------|F |-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0-5-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-------------|A#|-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0-5-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-5h6-5p0-3p0-| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
C |------------------------------------------------------|G |------------------------------------------------------|D#|------------------------------------------------------|A#|------------------------------------------------------|F |-0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0-3-0-0-3-0-0-2-0-0-1-0-0-1-|A#|-0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0-3-0-0-3-0-0-2-0-0-1-0-0-1-| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Play Riff 5 x2 (some added triplets during the second time through listen to the song for timing) Play Fill 1 Play Riff 3 "Born into a life..."
Riff 3a (verse alteration)C |-----------------------------------------------------------------|G |-----------------------------------------------------------------|D#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|A#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|F |-0-0-0-5*-5*-0-0-0-0-0-5*-5*-0-0-0-0-0-5*-5*-0-0-----------------|A#|-0-0-0-5*-5*-0-0-0-0-0-5*-5*-0-0-0-0-0-5*-5*-0-0-0h3-0-3h5-0-5h6-| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
C |--------------------------------------------------------------------|G |--------------------------------------------------------------------|D#|--------------------------------------------------------------------|A#|--------------------------------------------------------------------|F |-0-0-0-5*-5*-0-0-0-0-0-5*-5*-0-0-0-0-0-5*-5*-0-0--------------------|A#|-0-0-0-5*-5*-0-0-0-0-0-5*-5*-0-0-0-0-0-5*-5*-0-0-8-7-0-8-10-0-10-12-| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Fill 2 "Decay! Decay! Decay! Decay!!"C |---------------------|G |---------------------|D#|---------------------|A#|-x--x-x--x-x--x-x--x-| (these string chugs go right along withF |-x--x-x--x-x--x-x--x-| the vocal harmony)A#|-x--x-x--x-x--x-x--x-|
Play Riff 5 x2 "Decay, cut the tongue you speak..."
Riff 5 ending fill (listen to song for it)C |----------------------------------------|G |----------------------------------------|D#|----------------------------------------|A#|----------------------------------------|F |------------10---------8----------------|A#|-10-12-10-0----12-10-8---10-8-7-7-8-7-5-|
Play Riff 1 x1 "Take it away!"
Riff 6 (solo rhythm)C |------------------------------------------------|G |------------------------------------------------|D#|------------------------------------------------|A#|-0-0--0-0---0-0--0-0----------------------------|F |-0-0--0-0---0-0--0-0----------------------------|A#|-0-0--0-0---0-0--0-0--0000-0-0-0-0-0000-0-0-0-0-| * * * * * * * * **** * * * * **** * * * * ^ ^ ^ ^ these chords get played w/o palm mute last time through
Play Riff 6 x4
Fill 3C |---------------------------------------------------------|G |---------------------------------------------------------|D#|-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-|A#|-x-x--x-x-x--x-x-x--x-x-x--x-x-x--x-x-x--x-x-x--x-x-x--x-|F |-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-|A#|---------------------------------------------------------|
C |-----------------------------------------------------------------------|G |-----------------------------------------------------------------------|D#|-11-11--11-11-11--11-11-11--11-11-11--11-13-13--13-13-13--13-----------|A#|-x--x---x--x--x---x--x--x---x--x--x---x--x--x---x--x--x---x--x-x-xxx-x-|F |-9--9---9--9--9---9--9--9---9--9--9---9--11-11--11-11-11--11-x-x-xxx-x-|A#|-------------------------------------------------------------x-x-xxx-x-|
Play Riff 5 x2 "Decay, cut the tongue you speak..." (w/ ending fill alteration) Play Riff 6 x2 "Decay!!"
EndingC |----------|G |----------|D#|----------|A#|-0-0--0-0-|F |-0-0--0-0-|A#|-0-0--0-0-|
Enjoy!!
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