The Bollox – Welcome To Bastards Bay tab

"Welcome To Bastard's Bay" by The Bollox
Tabbed by Matt Benecke

The Bollox is the Irish Punk side project of Jason Devore from Authority Zero.  Scope out the 
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http://thebolloxmusic.com/
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Intro  (0:00 - 0:22)

Guitar 1: Acoustic   Plays Riff 1  4x
Guitar 2: Electric   Plays Riff 1  3x (comes in on 2nd play-through of Guitar 1 at 0:06)

Riff 1 (Open notes played double-time)

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-7-0-0-2-0-0---0-0-2-0-0---0-0-2-0-0-3-0-0-2-0-0-7-0-0-2-0-0---0-0-2-0-0-3-0-0-2-0-0-5-3-2-0-|A|-------------3-----------3-----------------------------------3-------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 3: Acoustic (@ 0:05)
V ^ V (Strummed very quickly)e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-6-6-6---------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-7-7-7---------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-7-7-7---------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-5-5-5---------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Riff 2
All downstrokes Note--------------------Ve|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-(7-7)---------| 2X (Play extra D5D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-(7-7)---------| chords on 2ndA|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-0-0-0-0-(5-5)---------| time through)E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
(0:11 - 0:22) Guitar 4 (Distorted) Plays Riff 2 2x Guitar 3 (Acoustic) Plays Riff 2 Modified (below) 2x Riff 2 Modified (Acoustic) All chords are played double-time (except for final two D5 strums during final play through)
Dm Am C Dm C Am Dme|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--8--8--8--8-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--8--8--8--8-5-5-5-5-(5-5)--------------|B|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-5-5-5-5--8--8--8--8-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--8--8--8--8-5-5-5-5-(6-6)--------------|G|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5--9--9--9--9-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--9--9--9--9-5-5-5-5-(7-7)--------------| 2X D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10-7-7-7-7-(7-7)--------------| A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-10-10-10-10-7-7-7-7-(5-5)--------------| E|---------------5-5-5-5--8--8--8--8----------------8--8--8--8-5-5-5-5--------------------|(Play extra D5chords on 2ndtime through)
***NOTE: This section could be played with open chords (fingerings below) but this seems to be closer to what they play*** Dm xx0231 Am x02210 C x32010 Verse 1 (0:22 - 0:45) Guitar 2 (Electric) plays Riff 2 (Palm muted) 4x *(Play D5 twice on fourth time through riff) *(Bass follows pattern of Riff 2) Guitar 3 (Acoustic) plays Verse Chords Below
(Chords from end of intro) | | V V (Let final chord ring) *(See next)e|---------------------5-5---5--8--8----8-5--------------------------8--8----8-5-5--5-5-----|B|---------------------5-5---5--9--9----9-6--------------------------8--8----8-5-5--5-6-----|G|(7-7)----------------5-5---5--9--9----9-7--------------------------9--9----9-5-5--5-7-----|D|(7-7)----------------7-7---7-10-10---10-7-------------------------10-10---10-7-7--7-7-----|A|(5-5)----------------7-7---7-10-10---10-5-------------------------10-10---10-7-7--7-5-----|E|---------------------5-5---5--8--8----8----------------------------8--8----8-5-5--5-------|
We roam the world adrift at sea it seems a thousand years or more
*(Same chord from previous line)e|-(5)-----------------5-5---5--8--8----8-5--------------------------8--8----8-5-5--5-5-----|B|-(6)-----------------5-5---5--9--9----9-6--------------------------8--8----8-5-5--5-6-----|G|-(7)-----------------5-5---5--9--9----9-7--------------------------9--9----9-5-5--5-7-----|D|-(7)-----------------7-7---7-10-10---10-7-------------------------10-10---10-7-7--7-7-----|A|-(5)-----------------7-7---7-10-10---10-5-------------------------10-10---10-7-7--7-5-----|E|---------------------5-5---5--8--8----8----------------------------8--8----8-5-5--5-------|
Waves on the shore Crashing down with vengeance now it's time to explore Guitar 3 plays Riff 2 Modified Acoustic 2x over the following lyrics to complete Verse 1: What's it all for? We sailed the seven seas around a thousand times or more Tighten the boards! For tomorrow we will beg and steal And we will fucking borrow once more (End of Verse 1) (0:46 - 0:48) Guitars 3 & 4
V V V V (Downstrokes)e|-5--5--5--5--------------------|B|-6--6--6--6--------------------|G|-7--7--7--7--------------------|D|-7--7--7--7--------------------|A|-5--5--5--5--------------------|E|-------------------------------|
Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh! Chorus 1 (0:48 - 1:09) Guitar 4 (Electric) Plays chorus power chords below Guitar 3 (Acoustic) Plays chorus barre chords double-time below
F5 C5 e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5------------|D|-------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5------------|A|-------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------------|E|-------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-------------------------------------------------|
We're casting away, no hope for tomorrow Washed up on the shore, of anger and sorrow
G5 G5e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----|A|-------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----|E|-------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----|
We're drifting no more, this place is my home We're sailing no more, welcome to Bastard's
F5 C5 e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5------------|D|-------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5------------|A|-------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------------|E|-------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-------------------------------------------------|
We're casting away, no hope for tomorrow Washed up on the shore, of anger and sorrow
G5 G5 *(Strike and mute chord)e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-------------------|A|-------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-------------------|E|-------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-------------------|
We're drifting no more, this place is my home We're sailing no more, welcome to Bastard's Bay! Pre-Verse/Interlude (1:10 - 1:21) Guitar 2 (Distorted Electric) Plays Riff 1 2x Guitar 3 (Acoustic) Plays Riff 2 Modified (Acoustic) 2x Verse 2 (1:22 - 1:44) Guitar 2 (Electric) plays Riff 2 (Palm muted) 4x *(Play D5 twice on fourth time through riff) *(Bass follows pattern of Riff 2) Guitar 3 (Acoustic) plays Verse Chords Below
(Chords from end of intro) | | V V (Let final chord ring) *(See next)e|---------------------5-5---5--8--8----8-5---------------------------------8--8----8-5-5--5-5-|B|---------------------5-5---5--9--9----9-6---------------------------------8--8----8-5-5--5-6-|G|(7-7)----------------5-5---5--9--9----9-7---------------------------------9--9----9-5-5--5-7-|D|(7-7)----------------7-7---7-10-10---10-7--------------------------------10-10---10-7-7--7-7-|A|(5-5)----------------7-7---7-10-10---10-5--------------------------------10-10---10-7-7--7-5-|E|---------------------5-5---5--8--8----8-----------------------------------8--8----8-5-5--5---|
We hold the key For the answers they are buried locked away in you and me
*(Same chord from previous line)e|-(5)---------------------5-5---5--8--8----8-5------------------------------8--8----8-5-5--5-5-|B|-(6)---------------------5-5---5--9--9----9-6------------------------------8--8----8-5-5--5-6-|G|-(7)---------------------5-5---5--9--9----9-7------------------------------9--9----9-5-5--5-7-|D|-(7)---------------------7-7---7-10-10---10-7-----------------------------10-10---10-7-7--7-7-|A|-(5)---------------------7-7---7-10-10---10-5-----------------------------10-10---10-7-7--7-5-|E|-------------------------5-5---5--8--8----8--------------------------------8--8----8-5-5--5---|
I'm settin' myself free Exploring every option that I'll never live to see (1:33 - 1:44) Guitar 3 plays Riff 2 Modified Acoustic 2x over the following lyrics to complete Verse 2: Confliction in me! Beggars and the bastards wait upon the shore for me So desperately Dying just to live And just to say that they are finally free! *NOTE: Guitar 2 Plays the chords below @ 1:34 & 1:40
F5 C5e|------------------|B|------------------|G|--10-10-----------|D|--10-10--10-10----|A|---8--8--10-10----|E|----------8--8----|
(End of Verse 2) (1:46 - 1:47) Guitars 3 & 4
V V V V (Downstrokes)e|-5--5--5--5--------------------|B|-6--6--6--6--------------------|G|-7--7--7--7--------------------|D|-7--7--7--7--------------------|A|-5--5--5--5--------------------|E|-------------------------------|
Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh! Chorus 2 (1:47 - 2:09) Guitar 4 (Electric) Plays chorus power chords below Guitar 3 (Acoustic) Plays chorus barre chords double-time below
F5 C5 e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5------------|D|-------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5------------|A|-------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------------|E|-------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-------------------------------------------------|
We're casting away, no hope for tomorrow Washed up on the shore, of anger and sorrow
G5 G5e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----|A|-------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----|E|-------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----|
We're drifting no more, this place is my home We're sailing no more, welcome to Bastard's
F5 C5 e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5------------|D|-------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5------------|A|-------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------------|E|-------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-------------------------------------------------|
We're casting away, no hope for tomorrow Washed up on the shore, of anger and sorrow
G5 G5 *(Strike and mute chord)e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-------------------|A|-------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-------------------|E|-------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-------------------|
We're drifting no more, this place is my home We're sailing no more, welcome to Bastard's Bay! Interlude (2:10 - 2:21) Guitar 2 (Distorted Electric) Plays Riff 1 2x Guitar 3 (Acoustic) Plays Riff 2 Modified (Acoustic) 2x Solo (2:21 - 2:33) Guitar 3 (Acoustic) Plays Riff 2 Modified (Acoustic) 2x Guitar 2 (Distorted Electric) Plays Parts A & B as described below Part A
e|-15p12-12-12-17p12-12-12-15p12-12-12-10h12-12-12---------------------------| 3x thenB|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Part B
e|-15p12-12-12-17p12-12-12-15p12-12-12-12s10-10-10-(10-10)-------------------| 1x thenB|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Play Part A 3x, then Part B 1x (without notes in parentheses) then Play Part A 3x, then Part B 1x letting notes in parentheses ring out Chorus 3 (Half-time) (2:34 - 3:10) Guitar 3 (Acoustic) plays half-time barre chords below Guitar 4 (Electric) plays half-time barre chords beginning at *%
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We're casting away, no hope for tomorrow Washed up on the shore, of anger and sorrow
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We're drifting no more, this place is my home We're sailing no more, welcome to Bastard's
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*% We're casting away, no hope for tomorrow Washed up on the shore, of anger and sorrow
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We're drifting no more, this place is my home We're sailing no mooooooooooooore Welcome to Bastard's Bay! Outro (3:10 - 3:26) Guitar 2 (Electric) Plays Riff 1 2x Guitar 3 (Acoustic) Plays verse chords (Dm, Am, C; Dm, C, Am) double-time 2x End on Dm Outro Lyrics: Bastard's Bay! Bastard's Bay! Bastard's Bay! Welcome to Bastard's Bay! Tab Legend | / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | + harmonic | x Mute note =============================================================================== Lyrics We roam the world Adrift at sea it seems a thousand years or more Waves on the shore Crashing down with vengeance now it's time to explore What's it all for? We sailed the seven seas around a thousand times or more Tighten the boards! For tomorrow we will beg and steal And we will fucking borrow once more We're casting away, no hope for tomorrow Washed up on the shore, of anger and sorrow We're drifting no more, this place is my home We're sailing no more, welcome to Bastard's We're casting away, no hope for tomorrow Washed up on the shore, of anger and sorrow We're drifting no more, this place is my home We're sailing no more, welcome to Bastard's Bay We hold the key For the answers they are buried locked away in you and me I'm setting myself free Exploring every option that I'll never live to see Confliction in me Beggars and the bastards wait upon the shore for me So desperately Dying just to live And just to say that they are finally free We're casting away, no hope for tomorrow Washed up on the shore, of anger and sorrow We're drifting no more, this place is my home We're sailing no more, welcome to Bastard's We're casting away, no hope for tomorrow Washed up on the shore, of anger and sorrow We're drifting no more, this place is my home We're sailing no more, welcome to Bastard's Bay Bastard's Bay! Bastard's Bay! Bastard's Bay! Welcome to Bastard's Bay!
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