Smashing Pumpkins - Zero tab

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#            "ZERO" by Billy Corgan (The Smashing Pumpkins)             #
#  As heard on the 1995 album "MELLON COLLIE AND THE INFINITE SADNESS"  #
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This song is a little crazy, but you should try it out. I'm still not sure
about that insane solo...

G1: Eb (EbAbDbGbBbEb) -Electric Full Distortion (Billy Corgan)
G2: Eb (EbAbDbGbBbEb) -Electric Full Distortion with phaser (James Iha)
G3: Eb (EbAbDbGbBbEb) -Pre-recorded G2 or G1 w/ 1 addtnl' semitone down effect

Intro 0:00

G1

|----------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------||-5=\4-4-------------5-5-4-4-------------------||-5=\4-4-------------5-5-4-4-------------------||-3=\2-2-------------3-3-2-2-------------------||--------0-<3>-<4>-0---------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>-|
G1+G2
|------------------------------------------------------|||o----------------------------------------------------o|||--5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4--------------------|||--5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4--------------------|||o-3=\2-2-------------------3-3\2-2-------------------o|||---------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>---------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>--|| 3x
Pre-Verse 0:08/ 0:44 G1
|----------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------||-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4-------------------||-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4-------------------||-3=\2-2-------------------3-3\2-2-------------------||--------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>---------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>-|
G2
|-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4----------------------||-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4----------------------||-3=\2-2-------------------3-3\2-2----------------------||--------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>---------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-5/14\0-|
Verse 0:11/ 1:22 G1+G2
|------------------------------------|||o----------------------------------o|||--5=/4-4---------5-5/4-4------------|||--5=/4-4---------5-5/2-2------------|||o-3=/2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3/2-2-2-2-2-2-2-o|||---------0-0-0-0---------0-0-0-0-0--|| 4x
Pre-Chorus 0:27/ 1:37 G1+G2 (G2 slides up last octave 1 step on second time)
|---------------------------------------|||o-------------------------------------o|||--9-----11------9------12------11/7-7--|||---------------------------------------|||o-7------9------7------10-------9/5-5-o|||-----0-0----0-0----0-0-----0-0---------|| 4x-Instrumental Rest-
(Pre-Verse 0:44) 0:48 G1
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G2
|----------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------||-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4--------4/9\-||-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4-------------||-3=\2-2-------------------3-3\2-2-------------||--------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>------------<3>------|
Chorus 0:51 G1+G2
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G1
|-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4----------------------||-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4----------------------||-3=\2-2-------------------3-3\2-2----------------------||--------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>---------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-7/12\0-|
G2
|-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4----------------------||-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4----------------------||-3=\2-2-------------------3-3\2-2----------------------||--------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>----------0--5/14\0-----------|
G1+G2
|------------------------------------------------------|||o----------------------------------------------------o|||--5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4--------------------|||--5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4--------------------|||o-3=\2-2-------------------3-3\2-2-------------------o|||---------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>---------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>--|| 2x
Bridge 1:06
G1+G2 PM PM PM PM|------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------||-9-9-9-----------9-9-9-----------9-9-9-----------9-9--||-9-9-9-----------9-9-9-----------9-9-9-----------9-9--||-7-7-7-----------7-7-7-----------7-7-7-----------7-7--||-0-0-0-----------0-0-0-----------0-0-0-----------0-0--|
First Solo 1:15 G1+G2
|------------------------------------------------------|||o----------------------------------------------------o|||--5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4--------------------|||--5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4--------------------|||o-3=\2-2-------------------3-3\2-2-------------------o|||---------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>---------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>--|| 2x
G3 \/\/\/ \/\/\/ \1/\1/\1/ \1/\1/\1/ \/\/\/|--------------------------------------12~~-15b17/\0*-||-----------------13brbr---------------12~~~~---------||-8b9~~~------------------------11b12~~~--------------||---------14~~~~--------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------|*Infinite Delay then fade
(Verse 1:22) (Pre-Chorus) Second Solo 1:52 All
|-------------||-*xs\x-------||-------*xs\x-||-------------||-------------||-------------|*Pick Scrape entire string length
G1+G2
|-----------------------------------|||-----------------------------------|||-5---------------5-5/4-4-----------|||-5---------------5-5/2-2-----------|||-3-----2-2-2-2-2-3-3/2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|||---0-3---0-0-0-0---------0-0-0-0-0-|| 2x
G3 \2/ \1/\1/\1/\1/\1/|-22pb24=r22b24r22---------------12b------------------------------||-----------------22b24r22-17-17-----15fb-------------------------||-----------------------------------------14b15p12~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G3
|------0--------15---------------------------------------------||------3b5==p0--17b19==--13p12h13p12-15p13h15p13-15b17~~-------||-0-0----------------------------------------------------------||-0-0----------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------12/19-|
G1+G2
|-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||--5--------------5-5/4-4-----------||--5--------------5-5/2-2-----------||--3-----2--------3-3/2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||----0-3---0-2-3----------0-0-0-0-0-|
G3
|------------------------------19tr18-||-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------||-x**===\x---x**\x--------------------||-x*===\x--x*===\x--------------------||-------------------<12>-<12>---------|*Scratch Slide with index finger on left hand slowly (Average pitch= ~ 4 octaves above low E bent one step)**Scratch Slide with index finger on right hand irregularly paced (Average pitch= ~ 5 octaves above low E)
G1+G2
|------------------------------------||------------------------------------||--5---------------5-5/4-4-----------||--5---------------5-5/2-2-----------||--3-------2-2-2-2-3-3/2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||----0-2-3-0-0-0-0---------0-0-0-0-0-|
G3
|-22b24----------17b18--------------------12=-14-------||-----------------------------------15b17--------12~~~-||-------19b21~~~-------15b16~~~------------------------||-------------------------------x\*--------------------||------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------|*4 Fret Scratch Slide (pitch= 4 octaves above low E)
Bridge 2:09 G1+G2
|---------------------------------------|||o-------------------------------------o|||--9------9------9------9-----11--------|||--------------------------------12-12--|||o-7------7------7------7------9-------o|||-----0-0----0-0----0-0----0-0---10-10--|| 2x
G1
|---------------------------------------|||o-------------------------------------o|||--9------9------9------9-----11--------|||--------------------------------12-12--|||o-7------7------7------7------9-------o|||-----0-0----0-0----0-0----0-0---10-10--|| 2x
G2 TP TP TP TP TP TP TP TP TP TP|-----------------------------------------19=-22b24=*||-------------------------17=/19=-20=-22=------------||-9/11=/12=/14=/16=/17=-0----------------------------||----------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------| *Hold note half way through Chorus
(Chorus 2:23) G1
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G1
|----------------------------------*||----------------------------------*||-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4-*||-5=\4-4-------------------5-5\4-4-*||-3=\2-2-------------------3-3\2-2-*||--------<2.2>-<3>-<4>-<5>---------*|
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 (if not indicated, then from/to "nowhere") - natural harmonic ~ - vibrato tr - trill T - tap TP - trem. picking PM - palm muting \n/ - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip, if not indicated dip 1/4 step \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 - beginning of a bar to be repeated o| - end of a bar to be repeated *| - end of song =) - smiley face Questions? Comments? bother me at unsupersmith@gmail.com
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