Symphony X – Thorns Of Sorrow tab

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THORNS OF SORROW
As recorded by Symphony X
(From the 1994 Album SYMPHONY X)

Transcribed by Linus "Mr.Gul" Abrahamson
	

Words and Music by Romeo, Miller, Pinnella, Tyler and Rullo

Gtr I (D G C F A D) - 'Rhythm'
Gtr II (D G C F A D) - 'Lead'

 Intro
  Moderate Rock Q=136
  E5F#5 Em                                Gm
 4/4                3/4
  Gtr I
        PM----| ~                         PM----| ~
  S S E E E E E Q    q  H      q  H       E E E E Q    q  H      q  H
|------------------|---------|---------||------------|---------|---------||------------------|---------|---------||------------|---------|---------||------------------|---------|---------||------------|---------|---------||-2-4---2-1-2-4-5--|-2-------|-4-------||------------|---------|---------||-2-4--------------|---------|---------||------------|---------|---------||-0-2--------------|---------|---------||-3-2-3-5-6--|-3-------|-5-------|
Dm ~~~ PM----| ~
H Q E E E E Q q H q H|-----------||------------|---------|---------|||-----------||------------|---------|---------|||-----------||------------|---------|---------|||-----------||------------|---------|---------|||-[1]-------||-5-4-5-7-8--|-5-------|-7-------|||-----------||------------|---------|---------||
Fm Ab5 4/4 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ H Q W +H. Q|---------|----------|---------------|||---------|----------|---------------|||---------|----------|---------------|||-3----5--|-6--------|-(6)------6\---|||---------|----------|----------6\---|||---------|----------|---------------||
Riff BbA5BbA5 PM--------|
|-3-| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|---------------------------------|------------------------------------||---------------------------------|------------------------------------||---------------------------------|-----------------6h7p6--------------||-----7-----8-----5h7-----8s7-8s7-|-----7-----8-----------8-7-5--------||-0-0---0-0---0-0-----0-0-8s7-8s7-|-0-0---0-0---0-0-------------8-7-5--||---------------------------------|------------------------------------|
BbA5BbA5 PM----------| PM----|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|---------------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|---------6---7-6-9-7-6-----------||-----7-----8-----5h7-----8s7-8s7-|-7-5-8-7---8-----------8-7-5-----||-0-0---0-0---0-0-----0-0-8s7-8s7-|-----------------------------8-7-||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
BbA5BbA5 PM--------|
|-3-| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S||----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|||o---------------------------------|-----------------------------------|||----------------------------------|-----------------6h7p6-------------|||------7-----8-----5h7-----8s7-8s7-|-----7-----8-----------8-7-5-------|||o-0-0---0-0---0-0-----0-0-8s7-8s7-|-0-0---0-0---0-0-------------8-7-5-|||----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
BbA5BbA5 PM----------| PM----|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|||---------------------------------|---------------------------------o|||---------------------------------|---------6---7-6-9-7-6------------|||-----7-----8-----5h7-----8s7-8s7-|-7-5-8-7---8-----------8-7-5------|||-0-0---0-0---0-0-----0-0-8s7-8s7-|-----------------------------8-7-o|||---------------------------------|----------------------------------||
Verse 1 Em PM----------------------| PM----------------------------|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S 8x|---------------------------------||------------------------------------|||---------------------------------||o----------------------------------o|||---------------------------------||------------------------------------|||-------6---7-6-9-7-6-------------||------------------------------------|||-5-8-7---8-----------8-7-5-------||o----------------------------------o|||---------------------------8-7-5-||--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---||
Pre-Chorus 1. 2. C#5 B5 A5 A5 A5 3/4 H. H. H. H. +H.||----------|---------|----------||---------|--------||||o---------|---------|---------o||---------|--------||||--6-------|-4-------|-2--------||-2-------|-(2)----||||--6-------|-4-------|-2--------||-2-------|-(2)----||||o-4-------|-2-------|-0-------o||-0-------|-(0)----||||----------|---------|----------||---------|--------||
Chorus Gm/D Gm/BbC5 G/B Fmadd9 Gm/D Gm/BbC5 F5 G5AbG5GbF5 4/4 PM----------|
Q E Q E Q E Q E E E E E Q E Q E Q E E E E E E E E|--------------|----------------|--------------|-----------------||--------------|----------------|--------------|-----------------||----0----0----|-0----0---0-----|----0----0-5--|-----------------||-0------------|----------------|-0---------5--|---3-3-5-6-5-4-3-||------1----3--|---2------------|------1----3--|---3-3-5-6-5-4-3-||--------------|--------1---4-3-|--------------|---1-1-3-4-3-2-1-|
Gm/D Gm/BbC5 G/B Fmadd9 D5 Bb5 Bb5 Q E Q E Q E Q E E E E E H. Q +W|--------------|----------------|------------|--------|||--------------|----------------|-3----------|--------|||----0----0----|-0----0---0-----|-2-------3--|-(3)----|||-0------------|----------------|-0-------3--|-(3)----|||------1----3--|---2------------|---------1--|-(1)----|||--------------|--------1---4-3-|------------|--------||
Riff BbA5BbA5 PM--------|
|-3-| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|---------------------------------|------------------------------------||---------------------------------|------------------------------------||---------------------------------|-----------------6h7p6--------------||-----7-----8-----5h7-----8s7-8s7-|-----7-----8-----------8-7-5--------||-0-0---0-0---0-0-----0-0-8s7-8s7-|-0-0---0-0---0-0-------------8-7-5--||---------------------------------|------------------------------------|
BbA5BbA5 PM----------| PM----|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|---------------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|---------6---7-6-9-7-6-----------||-----7-----8-----5h7-----8s7-8s7-|-7-5-8-7---8-----------8-7-5-----||-0-0---0-0---0-0-----0-0-8s7-8s7-|-----------------------------8-7-||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
PM----------------------|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|---------------------------------||---------------------------------||---------------------------------||-------6---7-6-9-7-6-------------||-5-8-7---8-----------8-7-5-------||---------------------------8-7-5-|
Verse 2 Em E5 PM----------------------------|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S 7x q Q H||-----------------------------------||------------||||o---------------------------------o||------------||||-----------------------------------||------------||||-----------------------------------||-2----------||||o---------------------------------o||-2----------||||--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--||-0----------||
Pre-Chorus 1. 2. C#5 B5 A5 A5 A5 3/4 H. H. H. H. +H.||----------|---------|----------||---------|--------||||o---------|---------|---------o||---------|--------||||--6-------|-4-------|-2--------||-2-------|-(2)----||||--6-------|-4-------|-2--------||-2-------|-(2)----||||o-4-------|-2-------|-0-------o||-0-------|-(0)----||||----------|---------|----------||---------|--------||
Chorus $ Gm/D Gm/BbC5 G/B Fmadd9 Gm/D Gm/BbC5 F5 G5AbG5GbF5 4/4 PM----------|
Q E Q E Q E Q E E E E E Q E Q E Q E E E E E E E E||---------------|----------------|--------------|------------------|||o--------------|----------------|--------------|------------------|||-----0----0----|-0----0---0-----|----0----0-5--|------------------|||--0------------|----------------|-0---------5--|---3-3-5-6-5-4-3--|||o------1----3--|---2------------|------1----3--|---3-3-5-6-5-4-3--|||---------------|--------1---4-3-|--------------|---1-1-3-4-3-2-1--|
To Coda Gm/D Gm/BbC5 G/B Fmadd9 D5 Bb5 Bb5 Bb5 Q E Q E Q E Q E E E E E H. Q +W +W|--------------|----------------|------------|-------------||---------|||--------------|----------------|-3----------|------------o||---------|||----0----0----|-0----0---0-----|-2-------3--|-(3)---------||-(3)-----|||-0------------|----------------|-0-------3--|-(3)---------||-(3)-----|||------1----3--|---2------------|---------1--|-(1)--------o||-(1)-----|||--------------|--------1---4-3-|------------|-------------||---------||
Interlude W W W W|----------|----------|----------|----------||----------|----------|----------|----------||----------|----------|----------|----------||----------|----------|----------|----------||-6--------|-4--------|----------|----------||----------|----------|-7--------|-6--------|
C#5 W W W +H +H|----------|----------|----------|----------------|||----------|----------|----------|----------------|||----------|----------|-6--------|-(6)----(6)\----|||----------|----------|-6--------|-(6)----(6)\----|||----------|----------|-4--------|-(4)----(4)\----|||-4--------|-4--------|----------|----------------||
Guitar Solo 1 F Gtr II ~~~~~ ~~~~~ Q. S S E +S S S S E|--------------------------------------------------||-15b18-----------11-14-13b14r==(13)p11-10h11-10---||--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------|
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| Gtr I| PM-----------------------------------------------| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------||--1----1-1-1-1-1--1--1--1----1---1---1--1--1--1-1-|
F ~~~~~~ |-----------5-----------|
+E S S S S S S S S T T T T S S S +S +S|-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-(10)------10----10----10----10------------------------------------------||--------11----10---------------------------------------------------------||--------------------13----11----10h11p10----10---------------------------||-----------------------------------------13----13---12---(12)b13r==(12)--||-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
| |-----------------------------------------------------------------|
| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------||---1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1-----1-----1----1----1---------1-------|
F T T T T T T T |-------5-------| |----------7----------| |----------7----------| |----------7----------|
+S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------8h==11h14p==11p8---------------------8h11h==14p11p8---------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-(12)-9---8---9h==12-15--------------------15p12p9h==12-15--------------------15p12p==9h12h==15-||------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
| | PM--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||---1----1---1---1-----1---1-------1------1-----1---1-------1------1-----1---1-------1------1----|
F T T T T T T T |--------7---------| |---------7----------| |--------7---------|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S T E..|-------------------------------------------------------17p14p11-------------------|||-10h13h16p13p10---------------10h13h==16p13p10------------------------------------|||------------------------------------------------------------------17p14p=11\------|||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||----------------15p==9h12h=15------------------15p12-9----------------------------|||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------||
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| E. S +E E E. S +E E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||--1----------------2---(2)----------5-----------6---------------5----(5)------2---||
Keyboard Solo 1 F F W W|---------------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
| | PM--------------------------------------------------------------|
| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|---------------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|---------------------------------||-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|
F F |--3--|
W H.. S S S|---------------------------------|--------------------------11-13--|||---------------------------------|----------------------/14--------|||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|||---------------------------------|---------------------------------||
| | PM----------------------------|
| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E. S +E E E. S +E E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|||-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-1---2-(2)-5-6--5-(5)---2--------||
Guitar Solo 2 F T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T|-14-13-11----13-11-------11----------------11-13-14-13-11----13-11-------11----------------11-13-||----------14-------14-13----14-13-11-13-14----------------14-------14-13----14-13-11-13-14-------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
| | PM---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||--1-----1-----1-----1-----1-----1-----1-----1-----1-----1-----1-----1-----1-----1-----1-----1----|
F T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T|-14-13-11----13-11-------11---------------------------------------------------------------------||----------14-------14-13----14-13-11-14-13-11-10-13-11-10----11-10-------10---------------------||----------------------------------------------------------13-------13-11----13-11-10-13-11-10-8-||------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
| | PM---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||--1-----1-----1-----1-----1-----1-----1-----1-----1-----1-----1-----1-----1-----1-----1-----1---|
F ~~~~~~~~ T T T T T T T T T T T T E +Q +E E|----------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------||-11-10-8----10-8-------8----------------------------------||---------11------11-10---11-10-8-7---(7)-------(7)\-------||----------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------|
| | PM----------------------------------------------------|
| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|----------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------||--1----1-----1----1----1-----1---1-1--1--1-1-1--1---1-1-1-|
F E. S +E E E. S +E E|------------------------|||---------------7-(7)-4--|||-2--3-(3)-5-6-----------|||------------------------|||------------------------|||------------------------||
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| E. S +E E E. S +E E|------------------------|||------------------------|||------------------------|||------------------------|||------------------------|||-1--2-(2)-5-6--5-(5)-2--||
Keyboard Solo 2 F F Q Q H W|------------------------------------|---------------------------------||-[6]\-------------------------------|---------------------------------||------------------------------------|---------------------------------||------------------------------------|---------------------------------||------------------------------------|---------------------------------||------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
| | PM----------------------------------------------------------------|
| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|------------------------------------|---------------------------------||------------------------------------|---------------------------------||------------------------------------|---------------------------------||------------------------------------|---------------------------------||------------------------------------|---------------------------------||--1---1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|
F W|---------------------------------||---------------------------------||---------------------------------||---------------------------------||---------------------------------||---------------------------------|
| | PM----------------------------|
| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|---------------------------------||---------------------------------||---------------------------------||---------------------------------||---------------------------------||-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|
D.S. al Coda F Gb AmBbmAm Gb F Gb AmBbm ~~~~ E. S +E E E. S +E E E. S +E E Q Q|-----------------------|----------------------|||-----------------------|----------------------|||-2--3-(3)-5-6--5-(5)-3-|-2--3-(3)-5-[6]\------|||-----------------------|----------------------|||-----------------------|----------------------|||-----------------------|----------------------||
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| E. S +E E E. S +E E E. S +E E q Q|-----------------------|----------------------|||-----------------------|----------------------|||-----------------------|----------------------|||-----------------------|----------------------|||-----------------------|----------------------|||-1--2-(2)-5-6--5-(5)-2-|-1--2-(2)-5--6--------||
Outro & BbA5BbA5 Gtr I PM----------| PM----|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|---------------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|---------6---7-6-9-7-6-----------||-----7-----8-----5h7-----8s7-8s7-|-7-5-8-7---8-----------8-7-5-----||-0-0---0-0---0-0-----0-0-8s7-8s7-|-----------------------------8-7-||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D5 E5 A5 A5 A5 Q. E Q. E W +W +W|----------------|----------|------------|--------*||----------------|----------|------------|--------*||-7\------9\-----|-2--------|-(2)--------|-(2)----*||-7\------9\-----|-2--------|-(2)--------|-(2)----*||-5\------7\-----|-0--------|-(0)--------|-(0)----*||---------7\-----|----------|------------|--------*|
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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