The Bollox – The Brothers The Bollox tab

"The Brothers The Bollox" by The Bollox
Tabbed by Matt Benecke

The Bollox is the side project of Jason Devore from Authority Zero.  Scope out the
band's websites:

http://thebolloxmusic.com/
http://www.myspace.com/thebolloxmusic
http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/bollox


Intro  (0:00 - 0:10)

(Vocals over Drums)


Opening Lyrics

"The Brothers The Bollox! The Brothers The Bollox! The Brothers The Bollox!
The Brothers The Bollox! The Brothers The Bollox! They get carried away"


Pre-Verse 1

Riff 1     (0:10 - 0:17)

Guitar 1  (Lightly Distorted)

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Riff 1 Cont.
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-3p2p0-3p2p0-3p2p0-0-0----------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
Pre-Verse 1 Cont. Riff 1a (0:17 - 0:24) Guitar 1
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-----2p0---0h2---3-2------3p2-0-2h3p2----------2p0---0h2---3-2-------|A|-0-0-----0-----0------0-0-------------3--3-0-0-----0-----0-----------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
Riff 1a Cont.
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------2----------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------2----------------------------------------------|A|-3p2p0-3p2p0-3p2p0-----0----------------------------------------------|E|-------------------3--------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 2 (Acoustic) (over Riff 1a) (0:17 - 0:24)
v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v V** (ring out)e|-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----------------|B|-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----------------|G|-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-0---2~ --------|D|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0---2~ --------|A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-3-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-3-0-0-0-0-0-0-2---0~ --------|E|-----------------------------3-3-----------------------------3--------------|
Verse 1 (0:24 - 0:36)
v** (Lyrics begin at 0:23 w/ final chord of Guitar 2 Riff 1a)e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-2~-----------------------------------------5-2---------------------|D|-2~-----------------------------------------5-2---------------------|A|-0~-----------------------------------------3-0---------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
We stand, in silence and pray for better days The Brothers, the Bollox
(0:29) (Let ring)e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------5-2--------------------------------------|D|------------------------5-2--------------------------------------|A|------------------------3-0--------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
We'll get carried away Now, with bottles in hand we cut and we stand
(0:32) (Let ring)e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|G|----------------------5-2----------------------------------------|D|----------------------5-2----------------------------------------|A|----------------------3-0----------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
And get carried away So, we're running around this dismal town to piss the night hey! Interlude: (0:37 - 0:43) Guitar 1 Riff 1a Guitar 2 Riff 1a chords Verse 2 (0:44 - 0:56)
ve|----------------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|G|---2~---------------------------------------------------5-2-----------|D|---2~---------------------------------------------------5-2-----------|A|---0~---------------------------------------------------3-0-----------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
With brothers to the left of me and brothers to the right With the music in the air ah
(0:48) (Let ring)e|---------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------|G|----------------------5-2--------------------------------------|D|----------------------5-2--------------------------------------|A|----------------------3-0--------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------|
We'll get rowdy tonight So raise 'em up and take 'em down, what more can we say?
(0:53) (Let ring)e|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------|G|-5-2------------------------------------------------------------|D|-5-2------------------------------------------------------------|A|-3-0------------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
So we're running around this dismal town to piss the night away, hey! Chorus 1 (0:57 - 1:10) Guitar 1
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-7-7-7-7-5-5-2-2--7-7-7-7-5-5-2-2--2-2-2-2-5-5-7-7--2-2-2-2-5-5-7-7-|D|-7-7-7-7-5-5-2-2--7-7-7-7-5-5-2-2--2-2-2-2-5-5-7-7--2-2-2-2-5-5-7-7-|A|-5-5-5-5-3-3-0-0--5-5-5-5-3-3-0-0--0-0-0-0-3-3-5-5--0-0-0-0-3-3-5-5-|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
(*Chord switches shown as chord names above lyrics) (D5) (C5) (A5) Running around this dismal town to piss the night away (D5) (C5) (A5) At the throw of the switch you son of a bitch they get carried away (A5 contd.) (C5) (D5) They're running around this dismal town to piss the night away (A5) (C5) (D5) So sing 'em a song we'll sing it along and get carried away, hey! Interlude 2: (1:10 - 1:16) Guitar 1 Riff 1a Guitar 2 Riff 1a chords Verse 3 (1:17 - 1:29)
v (Let ring)e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|G|---2~----------------------------------------5-2----------------------|D|---2~----------------------------------------5-2----------------------|A|---0~----------------------------------------3-0----------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
My head is tickin the clock is wearin' thin with our heads held high
(0:48) (Let ring)e|---------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------5-2-----------------------|D|-------------------------------------5-2-----------------------|A|-------------------------------------3-0-----------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------|
the bottles fly we're tipsy once again So grab your glass *and kiss your ass for
(0:53) (Let ring)e|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------5-2--------------------------------------|D|-----------------------5-2--------------------------------------|A|-----------------------3-0--------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
*well it's time to play So we'll be running around this dismal town to piss the night hey! (*--unsure of these lyrics) Chorus 2 (1:30 - 1:43) Guitar 1
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-7-7-7-7-5-5-2-2--7-7-7-7-5-5-2-2--2-2-2-2-5-5-7-7--2-2-2-2-5-5-7-7-|D|-7-7-7-7-5-5-2-2--7-7-7-7-5-5-2-2--2-2-2-2-5-5-7-7--2-2-2-2-5-5-7-7-|A|-5-5-5-5-3-3-0-0--5-5-5-5-3-3-0-0--0-0-0-0-3-3-5-5--0-0-0-0-3-3-5-5-|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
(*Chord switches shown as chord names above lyrics) (D5) (C5) (A5) Running around this dismal town to piss the night away (D5) (C5) (A5) I'm throwing the switch you son of a bitch they get carried away (A5 contd.) (C5) (D5) We're running around this dismal town to piss the night away (A5) (C5) (D5) So sing us a song we'll sing right along we'll get carried away, hey! Bridge / Solo (1:43 - 2:09) Guitar 1: Riff 1 4x then... Guitar 2: See Below Guitar 3 (Distorted): See Below Guitar 2 (After Guitar 1 plays Riff 1 4x) (1:50 - 1:53)
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------7*-----------|D|-5--7-5-5--7-5-5--7-5-5--9-10-12--7-5-5--7-5-5--7-5-5--7*-----------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 3 (1:53 - 1:56)
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-2p0---------2p0----------------------------------------------------|A|-----0-3h5-0-----0-3h5-0--3bp0-0--3bp0-0--3bp0-0-0------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 2 (1:56 - 1:59)
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-5--7p5-5-7p5-5-7p5-5-7p5-5-7p5-5-7p5-5-7p5-5-7---------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 3 (2:00 - 2:03)
e|-8-5----------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----8-5------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------7-5-7-5-------5-7-5-------5-7b-5---------------------------|D|-----------------7-5-7-------7-5-7---7b-5---------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 2 (2:03 - 2:06)
(Palm muted)....................................e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------2--------------------|D|-2-5-2---2-------------------------------------2--------------------|A|-------5---5-3-5-3-2-3-2---2-------------------0--------------------|E|-------------------------5---5-3-5-3-2-3-2-0-3----------------------|
Guitar 3 (2:07 - 2:09)
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------5h7-7-7s9--7--9v-7v-5v---------------------------------|D|-------5h7-7------------------------7v------------------------------|A|-5h7-7--------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
Ah one, two, three, four! Chorus 3 (2:10 - 2:36) Guitar 1 (2x)
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(*Chord switches shown as chord names above lyrics) (D5) (C5) (A5) Running around a dismal town to piss the night away (D5) (C5) (A5) At the flip of the switch the son of a bitch they get carried away (A5 contd.) (C5) (D5) We're running around the dismal town to piss the night away (A5) (C5) (D5) So sing us a song we'll sing it along and get carried away (D5) (C5) (A5) They're running around this dismal town to piss the night away (D5) (C5) (A5) At the flip of a switch the son of a bitch they get carried away (A5 contd.) (C5) (D5) They're running around this dismal town to piss the night away (A5) (C5) (D5) So sing us a song we'll sing along and get carried away, hey hey! Outro (2:36 - 3:05) Guitar 3 Riff 1 3x (2:36 - 2:56) Guitar 3 (Lightly Distorted)
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-----2p0---0h2---3-2------3p2-0-2h3p2----------2p0---0h2---3-2-------|A|-0-0-----0-----0------0-0-------------3--3-0-0-----0-----0-----------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
Riff 1 Cont.
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-3p2p0-3p2p0-3p2p0-0-0----------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 1
Riff 1 (Modified) (2:56 - 3:05) (Let final chord ring)e|---------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------2~----------------------------|D|-----2p0---0h2---3-2-------------------2~----------------------------|A|-0-0-----0-----0-----3p2p0-3p2p0-3p2p0-0~----------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
| / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | * harmonic | x Mute note =============================================================================== Lyrics Intro "The Brothers The Bollox! The Brothers The Bollox! The Brothers The Bollox! The Brothers The Bollox! The Brothers The Bollox! They get carried away!" Hey! Hey! Hey, hey, hey! Verse 1 We stand, in silence And pray for better days The Brothers, The Bollox We'll get carried away Now With bottles in hand We cut and we stand And get carried away So, we're running around this dismal town To piss the night away, hey! Verse 2 With brothers to the left of me And brothers to the right With the music in the air ah We'll get rowdy tonight So raise 'em up and take 'em down What more can we say? So, we're running around this dismal town To piss the night away, hey! Chorus 1 Running around this dismal town To piss the night away I'm throwing the switch You son of a bitch They get carried away They're running around this dismal town To piss the night away So sing 'em a song We'll sing it along And get carried away, hey! Verse 3 My head, is tickin' The clock is wearin' thin With our heads held high The bottles fly We're tipsy once again So grab your glass and kiss your ass For well it's time to play So we'll be running around this dismal town To piss the night away, hey! Chorus 2 Running around this dismal town To piss the night away I'm throwing the switch You son of a bitch They get carried away We're running around this dismal town To piss the night away So sing us a song We'll sing right along We'll get carried away, hey! Bridge Hey! (32x) a-1, 2, 3, 4! (@ 2:59) Chorus 3 Running around a dismal town To piss the night away At the flip of the switch The son of a bitch They get carried away We're running around this dismal town To piss the night away So sing us a song We'll sing it along And get carried away! They're running around a dismal town To piss the night away At the flip of the switch The son of a bitch They get carried away They're running around this dismal town To piss the night away So sing us a song We'll sing along And get carried away, hey hey! Outro "The Brothers The Bollox! The Brothers The Bollox! The Brothers The Bollox! The Brothers Bollox! The Brothers The Bollox! The Brothers The Bollox! The Brothers The Bollox! They get carried away!"
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