Symphony X - The Damnation Game tab

SYMPHONY X : The Damnation Game
(From The album The Damnation Game)Transcribed & tabbed by Arnaud "Reckless Fable"
e-mail : reckless@caramail.com 
Web site : http://www.multimania.com/rfable/main.html

Tablature explanation :
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        \ / : slide
          h : hammer
          p : pull-off
          b : bend
         br : bend and release
          ~ : vibrato
         pm : palm muting
        a.h : artificial harmonic


Tune down 1 step : D G C F A D

Intro rythm:

|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------4----------------4------------------------------------------------------||-2-----2-2--------2-----2-2-------2-----5-----5-5------4~-2-4-5----------------||-0-------0--------0-------0---------5-2-3-----3-3---------------0-1-3-5---/-\--|
(X2)||-----------------------------------------------------------------||||-----------------------------------------------------------------||||-----------------------------------------------------------------||||-----------------------------------------------------------------||||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-0-0-0-0-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-||||-----------------------------------------------------------------|| pm...............................................................
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------2-----------------------------------------||-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-2-2-2~--0----5------------------------------------||--------------------------------------3----1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---| pm.......................... ...........................
|------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------||---------------6-7-9-7-6------------------------------------||--------5-7-8-------------8-7-5-----------------------------||-5-7-8---------------------------8-7-5-7-5-4----------------||----------------------------------------------6-5-3-5-------|Intro :
(X7)||-------12-15-12----------------11-14-11----------||||-------------------------------------------------||||-12-16----------16-12-16-11-14----------14-11-14-||||-------------------------------------------------||||-------------------------------------------------||||-------------------------------------------------||
|--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------||-/16----------14----------------------------------||-----17-14-17----16-13-16-17-14----14-16-12----12-||--------------------------------14----------15----||--------------------------------------------------|
(X3)||-------------------10-15/17p14-------------------||||----------------11-------------15----------------||||----------11h12-------------------14-------------||||-------12----------------------------16----------||||-10-13----------------------------------17-15-17-||||-------------------------------------------------||
|-------------------10-15/17p14-----------||----------------11-------------15--------||----------11h12-------------------14-----||-------12----------------------------16\-||-10-13-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------------|
semi-harm|--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------||-11-----9--11--11/12\------------6/7--------||-------------------------7-8-10-------------||--------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------12-17-12-----------------------||-------------------------------------17-15-------------------------15-13-15-13-12--------||----------------17-16-------------16-------17-16-17-14-17-------------------------14-13--||----------14-19-------19-18-14-18------------------------------------------------------15||-15----15--------------------------------------------------------------------------------||----17-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------12-17-12-------------------||-----------------------------------------17-15-------------------------15-13-15-13-------||---------------------17-16-------------16------17-16-17-14-17----------------------14-13~||14-------------14-19-------19-18-14-18---------------------------------------------------||---17-15----15---------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------17------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
T T T T|-------------------17-15----------------------------------------------12h15h17p15h17p15-||-17-18-17-15-17----------18-17-15-14-15-17-15-14-15-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------12h14h17-------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------12h19----------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
| || ||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||--5-9-5---5-9-5---5-9-5---5-9-5---4-7-4---4-7-4---4-7-4---------------------------------||-7------7-------7-------7-------6-------6-------6-------6~------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
T|-p12\-15p12p9------------------------------------10--8----------------------------------||-------------10------------10--11--10--8--10-----------11--10--8--7--8--10--8--7--8~----||---------------9------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------11--11------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------12--12----------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
| || ||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------10-14-10--10-14-10--10-14-10--10-14-10--9-12-9--9-12-9--9-12-9----||--------------------12--------12--------12--------12--------11------11------11------11~-||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------9-10-12-10-9--------------------------------||--------8-10-11--------------11-10-8------------------------||-7-9-10------------------------------10-9-7-9-7-6-----------||--------------------------------------------------8-7-5-7---||------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------|
| || ||------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------||---------------6-7-9-7-6------------------------------------||--------5-7-8-------------8-7-5-----------------------------||-5-7-8---------------------------8-7-5-7-5-4----------------||----------------------------------------------6-5-3-5-------|
Verse :
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-7------------------------------------------------------------------7-8-5-7-8-5--||-5--5-5-5-5-repeat--------------------------------------------------5-----5------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------| pm........................................................... let ring
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-7-------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-5--5-5-5-5-repeat------------------------------------------------------2--------||------------------------------------------------------------------------0--------| pm..............................................................
Pré-chorus: a.h a.h a.h|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------------------6-4-3----||-3--------3-3---3-3~-------3-3---3-3~--------3-3---3---------------------5-4-2-------5-||-1--0-1-1-1-1p0h1----0-1-1-1-1p0h1-----0-1-1-1-1p0h1/2-1~--0-1---1-4-2-1---------------| pm... .... ..... ............................
(X3)||---------------------||||---------------------||||---------------------||||-6----------6--------||||-4--4-4--4--4--3-4-6-||||---------------------|| pm.... .....
a.h........|--------------------------------||--------------------------------||--------------------------------||-6----------6-------------------||-4--4-4--4--4--3-4~-----------3-||--------------------5p4--4p2----| pm....
Chorus: (with pm)
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------4-8-4---4-8-4---------------------------------||---6-10-6---6-10-6---5-8-5---5-8-5-6-------6---------4-8-4---4-8-4---3-6-3---3-6-3-||-8--------8--------7-------7-----------------------6-------6-------5-------5-------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||---4-8-4---4-8---10-7----------------8-----||-6-------6------------9-6-9-6--------------||------------------------------8-5-6--------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------4-8-4---4-8-4---------------------------------||---6-10-6---6-10-6---5-8-5---5-8-5-6-------6---------4-8-4---4-8-4---3-6-3---3-6-3-||-8--------8--------7-------7-----------------------6-------6-------5-------5-------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|2nd chorus only| |------------------------------------------------------------|---------------||------------------------------------------------------------|---------------||------------------------------------------------------------|--/4-----------||---4-8-4---4-8---10-7-------7-10-7-/11--9--8------8--9--8~--|---------6-----||-6-------6------------9-6-9-------------------11------------|---------------||------------------------------------------------------------|---------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------||-4-4-4-4----4-4-4-4----4-4-4-4----4-4-4-4----4-4-4-4----4-4-4-4-4-4----||-2-2-2-2----2-2-2-2----2-2-2-2----2-2-2-2----2-2-2-2----2-2-2-2-2-2----|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------2---/5--3----------------------||-4-4-4-4----4-4-4-4----4-4-4-4----4-4-4-4-----0----------4-5-0----1---6---0--||-2-2-2-2----2-2-2-2----2-2-2-2----2-2-2-2--4~--------------------------------|
Verse Pré-chorus Chorus Solos rythm :
(X8)||--------------------------||||--------------------------||||--------------------------||||--------------------------||||-2--2--2--3----3----------||||-0--0--0--1----1--0-1-0-0-|| pm..... .......
(X8)||--------------------------||||--------------------------||||--------------------------||||-4--4--4--5----5----------||||-2--2--2--3----3--2-3-2-0-||||--------------------------|| pm..... ........
(X7) (harmony guitar)||--------------------------|| |--------------------------|||--------------------------|| |--------------------------|||--------------------------|| |-(1)----------------------|||--------------------------|| |--2---(3)--(2)--(0)-------|||-2--2--2--3----3----------|| |-------5----3----2--------|||-0--0--0--1----1--0-1-0-0-|| |--------------------------|
pm..... .......
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------5--3--2----------------------7--5-||-0-0-0-0---------------4-5-5-5-5-4-4-0-2-3-3-3-3----------5--4--5------------------||---------4-4-0-2-3-3-3---------------------------------------------1--3--5---------| pm.............................................
Solo 1: T T T T|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------7h9h10h12p9h10h12p10||-/-\-7-8-7-5-7~----------------------5h7h8p5h7h8h11p8p7p5h7h8---------------------||------------------5h7h8h10p8p7p5h7h8----------------------------------------------|
T T|--------------------------------------------------------------------------10h12||-------------------------------------/10h12h13p12p10h12h13h15p13p12p10h13------||---------7h9h10p7h9h10h13p10p9p7h9h10------------------------------------------||-p9p7h10-----------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
T T T T 1/2 1/2 1 bar|-h13h16p13p12p10h13h16/-22p20h22p20p19p17h19b--19b-rb-19b------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------18-22-20bp18h21p18\17-||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
bar|---------------------------------------------------------16-17----16-19-17-16----||-/16p13h16p13\-/13-12p10h12------------------------15-18-------18-------------18-||-----------------------------13-10\7-10p9p7h9~-----------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------||-17-15---------------------------------------||-------17-16-14-16-14-13---------------------||-------------------------15-14-12------------||----------------------------------15-12-14~--||---------------------------------------------|
Solo 2: 1 1 1|------------7-12-7-/16-12-/20p17--------------------22b-rb-22b-22b----/20p17----||----------9----------------------18------------------------------------------18-||--------9---------------------------17------------------------------------------||------9--------------------------------19---------------------------------------||-7-11-------------------------------------20-19~--------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------18-17-15-18-17-15-||-14\13--------------------------------------------------------------------||-------15p14--------------------------15-14-12-15-14-12-------------------||-------------12-11~--8h11p8h11p8-7~---------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------20-19-17-20-19-17-16-19-13-16---------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------15-18-12-15---------------------||-17-16-14-17-16-14-------------------------------------------13-16-10-13-7-10p9p7||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a.h 1/w.bar|----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||-9~-7-10p9p7----------------------6h9p6h9p6\3h6p3h6p3\2h3p2h3\2p0h2p0---7\--||-------------10p7-b-rb------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------8p7p5h7~---------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------5-------------------------------------||--------------------------5-----------------8-6-5-------------------------------||----------------------------7-5-7-6---6-9---------------------------------------||---------7-10-9-7-6---6-9-----------7-------------------------12-15-14-12-11----||-------7------------7--------------------------------------12----------------12-||-8-5-8--------------------------------------------13-10-13----------------------|
|-------------------------------10-----------------------------------------------||-------10-------------------------13-11-10-11---10------------------------------||----------12-10-12-11----11-14-----------------------12---10---12p10\9---10-----||-11-14----------------12--------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
trill(10/12)............|-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------||-7-9-10h12p10-------------------\9---||-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------|
Chorus Ending riff :
(X4)|------------------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-2-2-2-2----2-2-2-2----2-2-2-2----2-2-2-2----2-2-2-2----2-2-2-2----2-2-2-2----||-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0----| pm........................................................................
|----------------------------------------||----------------------------------------||----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------3----||-2-2-2-2----2-2-2-2----2-2-2-2-----1----||-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0----------| pm...........................
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