Steve Vai - Die To Live tab

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DIE TO LIVE
As recorded by Steve Vai
(From the 1995 Album ALIEN LOVE SECRETS)

Transcribed by Adrian Wong
	

Words by - Music by Steve Vai
Arranged by Steve Vai

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Guitar 1'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Guitar 2'

 Intro
  Q=128
 7/4
  Gtr I
                      PM
  Q  E E +H     E E E E E E   Q  E Q    Q     +E   E E E E  Q
|---------------0-----------|----------------------0-----------||------2-(2)------0---------|------2-----------------0---------||------2-(2)--------2---2s4-|------2-------------------2s4-/4--||----2-2-(2)----------2-----|----2-2---------------------------||-0-------------------------|-0-------<12>--(<12>)-------------||---------------------------|----------------------------------|
PM Q E E +H E E E E E E|---------------0-------------||------2-(2)------0-----------||------2-(2)--------2---2s4---||----2-2-(2)----------2-------||-0---------------------------||-----------------------------|
PM| Q E Q Q E E E E E Q|----------------------------|||------2--------2h3p2--------|||------2--------------4-2-2--|||----2-2---------------------|||-0-------<12>---------------|||----------------------------||
- PM Q E E +H E E E E E E Q E Q Q E E E E E Q|---------------0-----------|-----------------------------||------2-(2)------0---------|------2--------2h3p2-3s7-\5--||------2-(2)--------2---2s4-|------2----------------------||----2-2-(2)----------2-----|----2-2----------------------||-0-------------------------|-0-------<12>----------------||---------------------------|-----------------------------|
PM Q E E +H E E E E E E|---------------0-----------||------2-(2)------0---------||------2-(2)--------2---2s4-||----2-2-(2)----------2-----||-0-------------------------||---------------------------|
Q E Q Q E E S S S S E Q Q E E +H E E E E E E|--------------------------------|---------------0------------||------2--------2h3-2h3p2p0------|------2-(2)------0----------||------2--------------------2-2--|----2-2-(2)--------2---2s4--||----2-2-------------------------|-0-----------------0-0------||-0-------<12>-------------------|----------------------------||--------------------------------|----------------------------|
Q E Q Q E E E E E Q|------0---------------------||------2---------------------||----2----------2-4-2-2s9-9--||-0--------------------------||---------<12>---------------||----------------------------|
PM| Q E Q +Q E E E E E E E Q E Q Q E E E E E Q|----------------------------|----------------------------||------2--(2)--2h3p2---------|------2--------2-5-2--------||------2--(2)--------4-4-4s6-|------2--------------4s2-2--||----2-2--(2)----------------|----2-2---------------------||-0--------------------------|-0-------<12>---------------||----------------------------|----------------------------|
Q +E Q +Q E E E E E E E Q. Q Q +E E E E E E E|--------------------0---------|----------------------<5>---------------------||--------3--(3)--------1-------|------2-------------------<5>-<5>-----<5>-----||--------0--(0)----------0-----|------2-----------------------------------<5>-||----------------5s3-------2p0-|------2---------------------------------------||-3--(3)-----------------------|-0-------<12>--(<12>)-------------<3>---------||------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|
Q +E Q +Q E Q +Q E E|--------0--(0)-------------------||--------1--(1)--12-10--(10)------||--------0--(0)--12-10--(10)--9s7-||----------------12-10--(10)------||-3--(3)----------------------7s5-||-1--(1)--------------------------|
- 4/4 Q E Q +Q Q E E E Q Q +E Q +E Q|-----------------------------||------------------||-------2--(2)----------------||--------3--(3)-2--||-9\----2--(2)----------------||------------------||-------2--(2)--4b5r=4p2---0--||------------------||-7\--0------------------4----||------------------||-----------------------------||-3--(3)-----------|
Q +E E Q Q Q +E Q +E Q|----------------|---------------0----||----------------|--------2--(2)------||-4--(4)-2-4s=6--|--------------------||----------------|--------------------||----------------|--------------------||----------------|-2--(2)-------------|
Q E E E E E E Q +E Q +E Q Q +E E E E Q Q E E +Q E E|----------------|------------------|----------3-5-3--|-----------------||-0--------------|------------------|-1--(1)---1-3-1--|------9-(9)--7-9-||------2-4s2-2-2-|--------2--(2)-0--|----------0---0--|------9-(9)--7-9-||----------------|------------------|----------3-5-3--|------9-(9)--7-9-||----------------|------------------|-----------------|-2--7------------||----2-----------|-1--(1)-----------|--------1--------|-0---------------|
E +E Q Q Q Q +E E +E E +E E H +E E E E|-------------------|--------------------------|------------0-0-|||-9----(9)-7--9-----|--------12-(12)-10-(10)-9s|=7----(7)-7-5-5-|||-9b10r(9)-7--9-----|--------11-(11)--9--(9)-9s|=7----(7)-7-----|||-9----(9)-7--9-----|--------13-(13)-11-(11)-9s|=7----(7)-7-----|||-------------------|--------------------------|----------------|||----------------7--|-0--(0)-------------------|----------------||
7/4 PM Q E Q E Q E E E E E E Q E Q E Q E E E E Q|-----------------0-----------|-----------------0----------||------14--17p12----0---------|------12--10h17----0--------||---------------------2---2s4-|---------------------2s4-4--||----2------------------2-----|----2-----------------------||-0---------------------------|-0--------------------------||-----------------------------|----------------------------|
Q E Q E S S E E E E E E E|----9-9--12-12s14s12-0-------------||-----------------------0-----------||----6-6---9--9s11s=9-----6h9h11p9--||-2---------------------------------||-0-----------------------4h7h=9p7--||-----------------------------------|
Q Q E E E E E E S +S E Q Q +E Q E Q E E E E Q|-----------------------0----------------|-------------------0----------||----14b15r=14p12---------0--------------|--------14--17p12----0--------||-----------------14h21------------------|-----------------------6h9-4--||----------------------------------------|-0--(0)-----------------------||-0-------------------------4b5r(4)p2p0--|------------------------------||----------------------------------------|------------------------------|
Q +E E E E Q E S S E E E E|--------12-12s10s14--14-14s15s14s10-14s12--||--------12-12s10s14--14-14s15s14s10-14s12--||-------------------------------------------||-0--(0)------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------|
Q E E +E S S E E Q E E E S S|-----------------------------0---------||------14-(14)p12p10------------0-------||--------------------11-13s9------------||----2----------------------------------||-0-------------------------------------||---------------------------------4p2p0-|
Q +E E +E Q E E E E E E E Q +E E +E Q E E E E E E E|--------------------------------------|------------------------0----------||--------------------14-14-12-14s12-10-|--------12-(12)-12--------1--------||--------4-(4)p2--14-14-14-14-14s12-12-|--------12-(12)-12----------0------||-2--(2)-4-(4)p2--14-------------------|--------12-(12)-12--5s3-------2-0--||-0--(0)-------------------------------|--------10-(10)-10-----------------||--------------------------------------|-8--(8)----------------------------|
Q +E Q Q +E E E E E E E|------------------------<5>---------------------||--------2-------------------<5>-<5>-----<5>-----||--------2-----------------------------------<5>-||--------2---------------------------------------||-0--(0)----<12>--(<12>)-------------<3>---------||------------------------------------------------|
4/4 Q +E Q +Q E Q +Q E E Q E E +E E Q|--------0--(0)-------------------|------------------||--------1--(1)--12-10--(10)------|---------------3--||--------0--(0)--12-10--(10)--9s7-|-9\----2-(2)---2--||----------------12-10--(10)------|-------2-(2)---2--||-3--(3)----------------------7s5-|-7\--0-0-(0)-0----||-1--(1)--------------------------|------------------|
+Q E E E E Q E E E E +E E Q +H. Q|----------0------|-----0---------5--|-(5)---------|||-(3)--3-----3----|-------0-(0)---3--|-(3)---------|||-(2)----2--------|-------------2-0--|-(0)---------|||-(2)-------------|---2-----------0--|-(0)---------|||-----------------|------------------|-------------|||--------------7p=|=2----------------|-------------||
2/2 |-3-| |--3--| |--3--|
Q E E E E E E E E E|----------------------------||-------------------------13-||-------------------12-12----||-------------10-10----------||---------8-8----------------||-----6-6--------------------|
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| Gtr II| W|----------------------------||-10-------------------------||-10-------------------------||-10-------------------------||--8-------------------------||--6-------------------------|
Q E +E Q S S E E Q. Q E S S|--15---10-(10)-----------|------------------------||----------------------13-|-15-17----17s=15-13h15h=||--------------------x----|------------------------||------------------x------|------------------------||-------------------------|------------------------||-------------------------|------------------------|
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| +W W|-------------------------|------------------------||-(10)--------------------|--5---------------------||-(10)--------------------|--5---------------------||-(10)--------------------|--9---------------------||--(8)--------------------|--7---------------------||--(6)--------------------|--5---------------------|
~~~ |--3---| |--3--| |3-| |--3--| |--3--|
E E E E E E Q E Q Q E S S E E E E E E|-----------------------------|----------------------15----||-17p=13----------13----------|----------16-15-13----------||--------16-14h16----16p14----|--------x----------15----13s||-----------------------------|------x---------------------||-----------------------------|----------------------------||-----------------------------|----------------------------|
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| +W W|-----------------------------|----------------------------||-(5)-------------------------|-8--------------------------||-(5)-------------------------|-8--------------------------||-(9)-------------------------|-8--------------------------||-(7)-------------------------|-6--------------------------||-(5)-------------------------|-4--------------------------|
|--3---| |--3--|
E E E E E E E Q S S|--------------------------------||--------13----------11-8--------||-12-----------------------7s5s==||-----13----12-10----------------||-----------------11-------------||--------------------------------|
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| +W|--------------------------------||-(8)----------------------------||-(8)----------------------------||-(8)----------------------------||-(6)----------------------------||-(4)----------------------------|
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~ W +Q. E E +S S Q E E E E E E Q|----------|----------------------|-------------------||----------|----------------------|---0h9h12-9s8------||-7--------|-(7)-----5b6r(5)p3----|--------------10---||----------|-------------------5--|-------------------||----------|----------------------|-------------------||----------|----------------------|-------------------|
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| W +W W|-3--------|-(3)------------------|-3-----------------||-3--------|-(3)------------------|-0-----------------||-3--------|-(3)------------------|-4-----------------||-7--------|-(7)------------------|-5-----------------||-5--------|-(5)------------------|-4-----------------||-3--------|-(3)------------------|-------------------|
~~~~ +E E E E Q S S S S Q S S S S Q S S S S|------10------------------|-----------------------||--------------------------|-----------------------||-(10)----10s12s6----------|------------7h=9p0h7h9-||------------------5p0-----|-0--7p0h5h7------------||----------------------0h4-|-----------------------||--------------------------|-----------------------|
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| +W W|--(3)---------------------|-----------------------||--(0)---------------------|-5---------------------||--(4)---------------------|-5---------------------||--(5)---------------------|-5---------------------||--(4)---------------------|-5---------------------||--------------------------|-----------------------|
Q S S S S S S E Q|-----------------10s12s10-10--||-10h==12p0h10h12-10s12s10-10--||------------------------------||------------------------------||------------------------------||------------------------------|
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| +W|------------------------------||-(5)--------------------------||-(5)--------------------------||-(5)--------------------------||-(5)--------------------------||------------------------------|
|--3---| |--3--| |--3--|
Q +E E E E E E E E E|-11--(11)-------11-14-17-14----14-||-11--(11)----12-------------16----||----------12----------------------||----------------------------------||----------------------------------||----------------------------------|
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| W|--3-------------------------------||--0-------------------------------||--6-------------------------------||--5-------------------------------||--6-------------------------------||----------------------------------|
~~~~~ ~~ |----3----|
E +S E +S E +S Q E. Q. +E E E E E E|---------------------------------------------||-17b19---(17)r16h17p16p====14----||-16b19r(16)-16b19r(16)-16b19r(16)-16b19------||------------------------------17-||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------||-----------------------------------------14--||---------------------------------||-----------------------------------------14--||---------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------|
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| +W H Q +Q|-(3)-----------------------------------------||---------------------------------||-(0)-----------------------------------------||---------------7-------(7)-------||-(6)-----------------------------------------||---------------7-------(7)-------||-(5)-----------------------------------------||---------------7-------(7)-------||-(6)-----------------------------------------||---------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||--0------------------------------|
|--3--| |--3--|
E E E E E E +E S S E E|----------12----------------------------||-15-12-15----12-14b15==(14)-14r12-------||----------------------------------14-14-||----------------------------------------||----------------------------------------||----------------------------------------|
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| W|----------------------------------------||----------------------------------------||----------------------------------------||----------------------------------------||----------------------------------------||----------------------------------------|
E E E S +S E E E E E E E E E E E E|------------------------------------|------------------------------||--------12--------------------------|------------------------------||-13--14----13pb14r(13)--------------|------------------------------||-----------------------16--14-12-14-|-11b12-12-10b11-11-8b9-10-7-7-||------------------------------------|------------------------------||------------------------------------|------------------------------|
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| Q. E +H W|------------------------------------|------------------------------||------------9----------(9)----------|------------------------------||------------9----------(9)----------|------------------------------||------------9----------(9)----------|------------------------------||------------------------------------|------------------------------||--0---------------------------------|------------------------------|
~ Q +T T S S S E E Q S S Q E E E E E|----------------------------|-10------------12-------------||-9b10r=(9)-7-------------7--|----10-12b14======12r12-10h12-||-------------9p7-7--9s=7----|------------------------------||----------------------------|------------------------------||----------------------------|------------------------------||----------------------------|------------------------------|
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| Q. E +H W|----------------------------|------------------------------||---------------7---(7)------|------------------------------||---------------7---(7)------|------------------------------||---------------7---(7)------|------------------------------||----------------------------|------------------------------||-0--------------------------|------------------------------|
E E E E E E E E|-<12>------------------------------||------<12>-------------------------||-----------<7>---------------------||---------------<7>-<5>-------------||-----------------------<4>-----<3>-||---------------------------<3>-----|
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| W|-----------------------------------||---9-------------------------------||---9-------------------------------||---9-------------------------------||---7-------------------------------||---0-------------------------------|
7/4 ~~~ PM H. Q Q. Q Q +E E E E E E E|--------------||----------------------0-----------||--------------||------2-----------------0---------||--------------||------2-------------------2---2s4-||-<2>----------||------2---------------------2-----||----------14--||-0-------<12>--(<12>)-------------||--------------||----------------------------------|
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| +W W|--------------||----------------------------------||-(9)----------||----------------------------------||-(9)----------||----------------------------------||-(9)----------||----------------------------------||-(7)----------||----------------------------------||-(0)----------||----------------------------------|
Q. Q Q E E E E E Q|---------------------------------||------2--------3h12p10-10h17-17--||------2--------------------------||------2--------------------------||-0-------<12>--------------------||---------------------------------|
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| W|---------------------------------||---------------------------------||---------------------------------||---------------------------------||---------------------------------||---------------------------------|
\0.5 \0.5 Q E Q Q +E E E E E E E Q E E E E +E +E E S S S S E E E|----------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------||------2---------------14s12-12-10-12s14-|--------------------------------12p10h12p10p7-10-----||------2---------------14s12-12-11-12s14-|--------------<5>-(<5>)--(<5>)-------------------9---||----2-2---------------14s12-12-12-12s14-|-----------------------------------------------------||-0-------<12>--(<12>)-------------------|-0--<4>-<3>----------------------------------------0-||----------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------|
Q. E +E Q +E E E E E E E|------2-(2)--------------10s=9--9--7--9--9--||------0-(0)--------------12s10-10-10-10-10--||-2------------------------------------------||-0------------------------------------------||------------<12>--(<12>)--------------------||--------------------------------------------|
Q E Q Q E E E E E Q|---------------------------------||------2----------12s10-10s17-17--||----2-2--------------------------||-0-------------9--9s=7--7s14-----||---------<12>--------------------||---------------------------------|
\0.5/ | PM Q E Q E +Q E E E E E E Q E E +Q +E E +H.|----------------------0-----------|------------------------------||------2-----------------0---------|------2-(2)--(2)--------------||------2-------------------2---2s4-|------2-(2)--(2)-0-----(0)----||----2-----------------------2-----|----2------------0-----(0)----||-0-------<12>-(<12>)--------------|-0---------------0-----(0)----||----------------------------------|------------------------------|
Q. E +Q. E E E E E E E S S E E E +E E +Q E E E E E E|------------------0---------|----------------------------<5>---------------------||------3-(3)---------1-------|---------2-(2)------------------<5>-<5>-----<5>-----||------0-(0)-----------0-----|---------2-(2)----------------------------------<5>-||--------------5s3-------2-0-|-2h3p2---2-(2)--------------------------------------||-3----3-(3)-----------------|-------0-------<12>-(<12>)--------------<3>---------||----------------------------|----------------------------------------------------|
Q E E +Q. E E E Q E E|------0-(0)----------------------||------1-(1)---12-12s10-10--------||------0-(0)---12-12s10-10--9s7---||--------------12-12s10-10--------||-3-------------------------7s5---||-1--1----------------------------|
S S E E E +E E +Q E E E E E E|-------------------------------------------------||----------2-(2)----------------------12-10-12s10-||-9s10s9---2-(2)--------------9s14b16-------------||----------2-(2)----------------------------------||-7s=8s7-0-------<12>-(<12>)----------------------||-------------------------------------------------|
Q. +Q +Q +Q +E E E E E Q E E +Q E E E E E S S E E|--0-------(0)---(0)---(0)---(0)---------|------0-(0)-----------------------12-----||-10------(10)--(10)--(10)--(10)-1-------|------0-(0)-----15p14----------------12--||-12b14---(12)--(12)--(12)--(12)---0-----|-2-----------14-------14----16s14--------||------------------------------------2p0-|-2--2--------14----------14--------------||----------------------------------------|-0---------------------------------------||----------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
4/4 Q. E +E +Q E E E E E E E E E E E Q Q +Q E E E E Q|-------------------------0---------|------------0--|-(0)----0---0-----||-------12-(12)-(12)--------1-------|-2-----2----2--|-(2)--5---5-------||-------14-(14)-(14)----------0-----|-2-----2----2--|-(2)--------------||-------14-(14)-(14)--5s3-------2p0-|-2-x---2----2--|-(2)--------------||-----------------------------------|-----0------0--|-(0)--------------||-13--------------------------------|---------------|--------------12--|
Q=100 E E E E +E E Q +Q. +S S Q Q Q. +S S +S S S E S S S|---0--------------|---------------------||-0----(0)---------5-------------||-----0------------|---------------------||-0----(0)-----------5-7-7p5-----||-------2-(2)---2--|-(2)---(2)-----------||-2----(2)-7b9-(7)-----------7s==||---------------0--|-(0)---(0)-----------||-2----(2)-----------------------||------------------|--------------14-----||-0----(0)-----------------------||-2-----------2-3--|-(3)---(3)S10-----0--||--------------------------------|
PM| PM--| ~~ |-3-| |-3-|
S S E T T S S S E E E E E E E Q E Q Q|-------------------------------|--------------------||-------------------------------|--------------------||-11s9-9p=7p6-------------------|--------------------||-------------9-7---------------|--------------------||-----------------7-9s7-5-4-5-7s|=5s==9s=4----2s=12--||-------------------------------|--------------------|
S S S S +Q +H E E Q H|----------0-(0)--(0)----|-------------*||----12------------------|-------------*||-14----14---------------|-------------*||------------------------|-x-x---------*||------------------------|-x-----------*||------------------------|-------------*|
Duration Legend --------------- W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura + - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration) Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the duration for. Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests. Multi- bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for. Low melody durations appear below the staff 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 (from/to "nowhere") s - legato slide S - shift slide - natural harmonic [n] - artificial harmonic n(n) - tapped harmonic ~ - vibrato tr - trill T - tap TP - trem. picking PM - palm muting \n/ - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip \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 - on rhythm slash represents single note slash Misc Legend ----------- | - bar || - double bar ||o - repeat start o|| - repeat end *| - double bar (ending) : - bar (freetime) $ - Segno & - Coda Tempo markers - = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
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