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"True Believer", from the album "The Gathering"

Tune down guitars 1 1/2 step

Riff 1 2x (1st time use lead only on the 2nd bar, 2nd time use on both)--\ 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|G#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|E |-----------------------------------------------------------------|B |-----14----15----14----13---13-14----14----15----14----13---13-12|F#|-0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0-----0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0-----|C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
--\ 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|G#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|E |-----------------------------------------------------------------|B |-14--14----15----14----13---13h15----14----15----14----13---13-12|F#|---0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0-----0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0-----|C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
1st time lead to Riff 1 (only 2nd bar)--\ 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|G#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|E |-----------------------------------------------------------------|B |---------------------------------------------------------------2-|F#|---------------------------------------------------------------0-|C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
PM . 2nd time lead to riff 2 (both bars)--\ 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|G#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|E |-----------------------------------------------------------------|B |-2-------------------------------------------------------------2-|F#|-0-------------------------------------------------------------0-|C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
PM .--\ 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|G#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|E |-------------------------------------------------5-----8---------|B |-2-------------------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-----8---------|F#|-0-------------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-----6---------|C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|PM . . . . . . .
This riff is pretty dirty, so this is just the basics, it sounds like there are a lot of artificial harmonics and stuff in the background. (that goes for the introduction to the riff above too)
Riff 2 2x--\ 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|G#|-------------------------------------------------8-----7---------|E |-7---5---------------------------7---5-----------8-----7---------|B |-7---5-----------5-5-x-8---8-8-\-7---5-----------8-----7---------|F#|-0---0-0-000-000-3-3-x-6---6-6-\-0---0-0-000-000-6-----5---------|C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|PM . ... ... . ... ...
Riff 1 (with other lead described below)
--\ 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|G#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|E |-9---------------------------------------------------------------|B |-7---------------------------------------------------------------|F#|-0---------------------------------------------------------------|C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
PM .--\ 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|G#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|E |---------------------------------9---------------5-5-5-8-----\---|B |/10---~~-~~----------12---~~-~~--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-8-----\---|F#|---------------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-3-3-6-----\---|C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|PM . . . . . . .
Riff 2 2x
Riff 3 ( 2nd guitar = higher notes, 1st guitar = lower notes)--\ 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|G#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|E |-----------------------------------------------------------------|B |-----------------------------------------------------------------|F#|-----------------------5---------------------5-4-3-4-3-2-3-4-3-2-|C#|-4~~~4444444444444444445-~~~~----4~~~444444447-6-5-6-5-4-5-6-5-4-|PN .................. ........
Riff 1 & 2 together Riff 1 with other lead described below
--\ 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|G#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|E |-----------------------------------------------------------------|B |-2---------------------------------------------------------------|F#|-0---------------------------------------------------------------|C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
PM .--\ 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|G#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|E |--------------------/hb-/hb-/hb--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----------------|B |/10---~~-~~----------12--12--12--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-(----pick-----)-|F#|---------------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-(----slide----)-|C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Riff 2 2x
Interlude Riff (1x)--\ 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|G#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|E |-----------------------------------------------------------------|B |-----------3---------------5---------------5---------------------|F#|-5-\-------1-----5-\-------3-----5-\-------3-----5-6-5-3-5-3---3-|C#|-3-\-----0-------3-\-----0-------3-\-----0-------------------5---|
PM . . . . . . . .--\ 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|G#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|E |--------------------------------------------------------A.H------|B |-----------3---------------5---------------5---------------------|F#|-5-\-------1-----5-\-------3-----5-\-------3-----5-6-5-3-5-------|C#|-3-\-----0-------3-\-----0-------3-\-----0-----------------------|
PM . . . . . . .--\ 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|G#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|E |-----------------------------------------------------------------|B |-----------3---------------5---------------5---------------------|F#|-5-\-------1-----5-\-------3-----5-\-------3-----5-6-5-3-5-3---3-|C#|-3-\-----0-------3-\-----0-------3-\-----0-------------------5---|
PM . . . . . . . .--\ 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +C#|---------------------------------|G#|---------------------------------|E |---------------------------------|B |---------------------------------|F#|-5-6-5-3-5-3---3-5-6-5-3-5-3---3-|C#|-------------5---------------5---|PM . . . . . . . . . .
Variation of Interlude Riff (1x)--\ 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|G#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|E |-----------------------------------------------------------------|B |-2-2-------3-----2-2-------------2-2-----------------------------|F#|-0-0-----0-1-----0-0-----0-5-----0-0-----0-3-----5-6-5-3-5-3---3-|C#|---------------------------3---------------3-----------------5---|
PM . . . . . . . . . . . . . .--\ 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|G#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|E |--------------------------------------------------------A.H------|B |-2-2-------3-----2-2-------------2-2-----------------------------|F#|-0-0-----0-1-----0-0-----0-5-----0-0-----0-3-----5-6-5-3-5-------|C#|---------------------------3---------------3---------------------|PM . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Interlude Riff 1x Riff 1 4x with other lead decribed below
--\ 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +C#|---------------------------------17------------------------------|G#|---------------------------------17------------------------------|E |-14--------------------------------------------------------------|B |-----------------------------------------------------------------|F#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
--\ 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|G#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|E |-----------------------------------------------------------------|B |---------------------------------------------------------------2-|F#|-------------------------------------------------x-x-----------0-|C#|-------------------------------------------------x-x-------------|
PM .--\ 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|G#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|E |-----------------------------------------------------------------|B |-2-------------------------------------------------------------2-|F#|-0-------------------------------------------------------------0-|C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
PM .--\ 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|G#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|E |-------------------------------------------------5-----8---------|B |-2-------------------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-----8---------|F#|-0-------------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-----6---------|C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|PM . . . . . . .
Riff 2 2x Riff 3 2x End on F# (though they use some special chord that I couldn't figure out!)
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