Soundgarden - A Thousand Days Before tab

Soundgarden - "A Thousand Days Before"
From "King Animal" Album
Tuning CGCGGE
tabbed by jjhand

Nice song in the C tuning they used in 'Down on the Upside' with good guitar
part layering and nice lead guitar added in. Please rate/comment on the tab.

Clean Intro - played 2x

E|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|G|---5---5-----5-----|-3---3-----3-----|-----3-----------|------0------------|G|---------0-----0---|-------------0---|---0-------0-----|-----0-------------|C|-----0-----------0-|-------0-------0-|-3-----2---------|----0---------0----|G|-------------------|---3-------------|---------------3-|-/5---------0------|C|-0-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|--------3-------0--|
Lead Guitar - Before Verse Riff|------------------------------||-12h15-12h15-17TP--15TP-12TP--||-------------17TP--15TP-12TP--||------------------------------||------------------------------||------------------------------|
Verse Riff, played 5x|-------------------------|-----------------------||-------------------------|-----------------------||-----0-----------0----0--|-----0-----------------||-4h5----5p4-0------------|-4h5----5p4-0----------||---------------5----3----|---------------5-------||-------------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------------|-----------------------||-------------------------|-----------------------||-----0-----------0----0--|-----0-----------------||-4h5----5p4-0------------|-4h5----5p4-0----------||---------------5----3----|---------------3-------||-------------------------|-----------------------|
Chorus|-------------------------|-----------------|-------------------------||-------------------------|-10-15--17TP-----|-------------------------||-------------------------|--------17TP-----|-------------------------||-3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|-----------------|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--||-3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|-----------------|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--||-3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|-----------------|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|
Guitar play 4x |----------------------------||-10h12p0--9~---7h9-7h9-5----||-10h12p0--9~---7h9-7h9-5----||----------------------------||----------------------------||----------------------------|
Play Verse and Chorus again, Chorus changes at 1:39|-------------------------|----------------------|-------------------------||-------------------------|-10-15--17TP--15TP-12-|-------------------------||-------------------------|--------17TP--15TP-12-|-------------------------||-3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|----------------------|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--||-3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|----------------------|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--||-3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|----------------------|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|
Solo (1:54) - part 1 is clean w/ octave up pedal|------------------|--------------------|--------------------|------------------||-10TP--9--7-5-7-5-|-7b9r--5h7p5TP------|--------------------|------------------||-10TP-------------|--TP----------------|-7--9--10-12TP---14-|-15TP--14TP--12TP-||------------------|------------------9-|--------------------|------------------||------------------|--------------------|--------------------|------------------||------------------|--------------------|--------------------|------------------|
Octave off, use distortion and short delay here:|----------------|-------------------|---------------------|-----------------||-9b10r9---------|-7TP---------5TP---|--------------3TP----|-----------------||-9b10r9---7--5--|-7TP----5-3--5TP---|-2h3--2h3-2h3-3TP-p0-|-----------------||--TP------------|-------------------|---------------------|-3b--0---0-------||----------------|-------------------|---------------------|-------3---------||----------------|-------------------|---------------------|-----------------|
Play Chorus Again, then singing resumes with no guitar
(2:44) Lead Guitar|------------------|--------------------|----------------|------------------||------------------|--------------------|----------------|------------------||-10---------------|-(10)---------------|-5TP___-5~~~----|-12TP----15TP-----||------------------|--------------------|----------------|------------------||-10---------------|-(10)---------------|----------------|------------------||------------------|--------------------|----------------|------------------|
(2:52) Rhythm Guitar|-----------------|-------------------||-----------------|-------------------||-0---------------|-------------------||-5-------2h3p2p0-|--------0-----2h3p0||-3---------------|------3-----3------||-----------------|-5-----------------|
Ending Riff (repeated 2:55-3:37) - Rhythm Guitar|-----------------|------------------|----------------|-----------------------||-----------------|------------------|----------------|-----------------------||-------0---------|-------0----------|----------------|-----------------------||-----0----2h3p2p0|-----0----2h3p2p0-|-------0--------|-3--3--3--3--0--2h3p2p0||-5---------------|-3----------------|-----3----------|-3--3--3--3--0---------||-----------------|------------------|-5--------------|-3--3--3--3--0---------|
Lead (3:20)|----------------|---------------|--------------|-------------------------||----------------|---------------|--------------|-20-20-20-20-20-20-20-20-||-0h5-7~~~-------|-/12~~~~-------|-15/17~~~-----|-20-20-20-20-20-20-20-20-||----------------|---------------|--------------|-------------------------||----------------|---------------|--------------|-------------------------||----------------|---------------|--------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-----------------|-----------||-20\17-20\17-20-15\14/15TP--17p15\12-|-12~~~~------12\-|-5~~-------| hold until end|-20\17-20\17-20-15\14/15TP--17p15\12-|-12~~~~------12\-|-5~~-------||-------------------------------------|-----------------|-----------||-------------------------------------|-----------------|-----------||-------------------------------------|-----------------|-----------|
Ending (3:45)- similar to this 2x
|-----0-----------|------------0------||-----0----0--0---|-0--0-------0------| |-0--------2--3---|-2--2h3p2p0--------||-----------------|-------------------||-----------------|-------------------||-----------------|-------------------|
KEY ************************************ | / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | TP tremelo picking | x Mute note | b Bend | r Bend release ************************************
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