"Dear God" --- Avenged Sevenfold Tabbed by: [travis] ***December 28, 2009: R.I.P. Jimmy "The R.E.V." Sullivan. You will be missed. **** Tuning: Guitars 1,2,6,7,8,9: D G C F A D Guitars 3,4,5: C G C F A D Key: G Major (G A B C D E F# G) Chords: G5 D E5 D5 C B7 Cadd9 Gadd9 D|-3---2---0-------0---2---0-------3-----| A|-3---3---0---3---1---4---3-------0-----| F|-0---2---0---2---0---2---0-------2-----| C|-0---0---2---0---2---4---2-------x-----| G|-x-------2-------3---2---3-------0-----| D|-3-------0-----------------------3-----| Legend: ... = palm mute h = hammer on p = pull off b = bend 1 = whole step bend .5 = half step bend pb = pre bend h/ = one pick p\ = one pick ~~ = vibrato \ = slide down / = slide up Guitar 1: D|---3----------------0---------------------0---------0--0--------------------------------3------| A|---3--0h1p0---------3---------------------0---------3----3---------------1h3-1-------0----0----| F|---0--------2-0---2----2h4p2p0-------0----x---------4------4----------0--------0----2-------2--| C|---0------------4--------------2h/4-------4h5p4-2---4----------0----2---2---------0-----------0| G|------------------------------------------2---------2--------2----3----------------------------| D|-3--------------------------------------0----------------------------------------3-------------| Guitar 1 Continued: D|-2--2------------------------------| A|-3--3-------3-3----------3---3-----| F|-2--2-0-----0-2h4p2p0-2--0---0-----| C|-0------2-4----------------4---2-0-| G|-----------------------------------| D|-----------------------------------| +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Guitar 1: D|---3----------------0---------------------0---------0--0--------------------------------3------| A|---3--0h1p0---------3---------------------0---------3----3---------------1h3-1-------0----0----| F|---0--------2-0---2----2h4p2p0-------0----x---------4------4----------0--------0----2-------2--| C|---0------------4--------------2h/4-------4h5p4-2---4----------0----2---2---------0-----------0| G|------------------------------------------2---------2--------2----3----------------------------| D|-3--------------------------------------0----------------------------------------3-------------| Guitar 1 Continued: D|-2--2--------------------| A|-3--3--0--3--------------| F|-2--------2--0-----2-----| C|-0--------------2--2h4---| G|-------------------------| D|-------------------------| ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Verse 1: "On a lonely road..." Guitar 1: D|---------3---------------3-2-----------0----------0---0-------------------------| A|-------3---3---------3-------3--------------------3-----3---------------1h3-1---| F|-----0-------0-----2---2-------0-----0------------4-------4---------0---------0-| C|---0-----------0-0-----------------2-----2h/4--2--4-----------0---2---2---------| G|--------------------------------------------------2---------2---3---------------| D|-3-------------------------------0----------------------------------------------| Guitar 1 continued: D|---------3--------2---2------------------------------------------3---------------3-2----| A|-------0---0------3---3-------3-3----------3-----3-------------3---3---------3-------3--| F|-----2-------2----2-----0-----0-2h4p2p0-2--0-----0-----------0-------0-----2---2-------0| C|---0-----------0----------2-4-----------------4-----2--0---0-----------0-0--------------| G|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| D|-3-------------------------------------------------------3------------------------------| Guitar 1 continued: D|-------0----------0--0------------------------------------3-------2---2--------------------| A|------------------3----3--0--------------1h3--1---------0---0-----3---3--0---------3-3-----| F|-----0------------4-----------------0-----------0-----2-------2---2--------2-0-----0-2-2p0-| C|---2-----2h/4--2--4-----------0---2----2------------0-----------0-0------------2-4---------| G|------------------2---------2---3----------------------------------------------------------| D|-0------------------------------------------------3----------------------------------------| ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Chorus: "Dear God..." Guitar 1: Play these chords: G5 D Em D5 Guitar 2: D|-3----------------------------0----0--------------| A|-3---3---------3--3-----------0----0-----------3--| F|-0---0---------2--2-----------0----0------2----2--| C|-0---------0---0--0-----------2-------0---0----0--| G|-x---------------------2--------------------------| D|-2---------------------0--------------------------| Guitar 3: D|-------------------------------------------| A|-------------------------------------------| F|------0---------2--2---------0----------2--| C|---0------------0---------2----------0-----| G|-------------------------------------------| C|-5-------5\--0----------2----------0-------| ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Chorus Continued Guitar 1: Play these chords: C G5 D Guitar 2: D|------------------------3-----------------------------------| A|-1----1----1----3-------3----3---3-3-3---3---3-3--3-3-3--3--| F|-0----0----0----0-------0----2---2-2-2---2---2-2--2-2-2--2--| C|-2----2------------0---------0---0-0-0---0---0-0--0-0-0--0--| G|-3----3------------x----------------------------------------| D|--------------3----3----------------------------------------| Guitar 3: D|-------------------------------------------------| A|---------------------------------3---------------| F|-------0---------0---------2------------2---2p0--| C|----2---------0---------0-----0-----0------------| G|-3-----------------------------------------------| C|-----------5----------0--------------------------| Play the whole chorus twice in all, then play the part below VVV. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ "Cause I'm lonely..." Guitar 1: Play these chords: C D B7 Em D5 C Cadd9~ Guitar 2: D|-----------------------------------------------------3---------3-| A|-1-------1------3---3--3-3---------------------------3---------3-| F|-0-------0------2---2--2-2---------------4---2---0---0---0-----0-| C|-2--2-2--2------0---0--0-0-----4----4----2---0---x---------------| G|-3--3-3--3---------------------2----2------------3----------3----| D|-----------------------------------------------------------------| Guitar 3: D|------------------------------------------------------3~-| A|------------------------------------------------------3~-| F|-------0---------2---------------0-----0--------0-----0~-| C|----2------0--4--------1--4---2-----0--------2-----2-----| G|-3------------------2---------------------3--------------| C|---------------------------------------------------------| ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Verse 2: "There's nothing here..." Guitar 1: D|---------3---------------3-2-----------0----------0---0-------------------------| A|-------3---3---------3-------3--------------------3-----3---------------1h3-1---| F|-----0-------0-----2---2-------0-----0------------4-------4---------0---------0-| C|---0-----------0-0-----------------2-----2h/4--2--4-----------0---2---2---------| G|--------------------------------------------------2---------2---3---------------| D|-3-------------------------------0----------------------------------------------| Guitar 1 continued: D|---------3--------2---2------------------------------------------3---------------3-2-----| A|-------0---0------3---3-------3-3----------3-----3-------------3---3---------3-------3---| F|-----2-------2----2-----0-----0-2h4p2p0-2--0-----0-----------0-------0-----2---2-------0-| C|---0-----------0----------2-4-----------------4-----2--0---0-----------0-0---------------| G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| D|-3-------------------------------------------------------3-------------------------------| Guitar 1 continued: D|-------0----------0--0------------------------------------3-------2---2--------------------| A|------------------3----3--0--------------1h3--1---------0---0-----3---3--0---------3-3-----| F|-----0------------4-----------------0-----------0-----2-------2---2--------2-0-----0-2-2p0-| C|---2-----2h/4--2--4-----------0---2----2------------0-----------0-0------------2-4---------| G|------------------2---------2---3----------------------------------------------------------| D|-0------------------------------------------------3----------------------------------------| ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Chorus 2: "Dear God..." Guitar 1: Play these chords: G5 D Em D5 Guitar 2: D|-3----------------------------0----0--------------| A|-3---3---------3--3-----------0----0-----------3--| F|-0---0---------2--2-----------0----0------2----2--| C|-0---------0---0--0-----------2-------0---0----0--| G|-x---------------------2--------------------------| D|-2---------------------0--------------------------| Guitar 3: D|-------------------------------------------| A|-------------------------------------------| F|------0---------2--2---------0----------2--| C|---0------------0---------2----------0-----| G|-------------------------------------------| C|-5-------5\--0----------2----------0-------| ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Chorus Continued Guitar 1: Play these chords: C G5 D Guitar 2: D|------------------------3-----------------------------------| A|-1----1----1----3-------3----3---3-3-3---3---3-3--3-3-3--3--| F|-0----0----0----0-------0----2---2-2-2---2---2-2--2-2-2--2--| C|-2----2------------0---------0---0-0-0---0---0-0--0-0-0--0--| G|-3----3------------x----------------------------------------| D|--------------3----3----------------------------------------| Guitar 3: D|-------------------------------------------------| A|---------------------------------3---------------| F|-------0---------0---------2------------2---2p0--| C|----2---------0---------0-----0-----0------------| G|-3-----------------------------------------------| C|-----------5----------0--------------------------| Play the whole chorus twice in all, then play the part below VVV. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ "Cause I'm lonely..." Guitar 1: Play these chords: C D B7 Em D5 C Cadd9~ Gadd9~~ Guitar 2: D|-----------------------------------------------------3---------3~--3~-| A|-1-------1------3---3--3-3---------------------------3---------3~--0~-| F|-0-------0------2---2--2-2---------------4---2---0---0---0-----0~--2~-| C|-2--2-2--2------0---0--0-0-----4----4----2---0---x-----------------0~-| G|-3--3-3--3---------------------2----2------------3----------3------x~-| D|-------------------------------------------------------------------3~-| Guitar 3: D|------------------------------------------------------3~---3~-| A|------------------------------------------------------3~---3~-| F|-------0---------2---------------0-----0--------0-----0~---0~-| C|----2------0--4--------1--4---2-----0--------2-----2-------0~-| G|-3------------------2---------------------3----------------x--| C|-----------------------------------------------------------5~-| ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Bridge: "Well some search..." Guitar 4: D|---------------------------------------------------------------------| A|---------------------------------------------------------------------| F|-------11---12---11-------11---12-------7---9---7p5------------------| C|----9-----9----9----9---9----9----9---5---5---5---------9---7--------| G|-7--------------------6-------------3-------------------------5------| C|----------------------------------------------------5-5---5-----4~~~-| .... . . ... . ... . . ... . Guitar 5: D|--------------------------------------------------| A|--------------------------------------------------| F|-9--9------8--8------5--5-------------------------| C|-x--x------x--x------x--x----------------7--------| G|-7--7------6--6------3--3------------------5------| C|-------------------------------5--5--5-5-----4~~~-| ... **Now Guitar 4 plays his part 4 times in all, and Guitar 5 plays his 3 times for this part: "Before long, they waste away..." ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ "I gave in..." Guitar 5: D|-------------------------------------------------| A|-------------------------------------------------| F|-9--9------8--8------5--5------------------------| C|-x--x------x--x------x--x------------------------| G|-7--7------6--6------3--3------------------------| C|-------------------------------5--5----4--4--4-4-| ... ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Guitar 4: "And how I miss someone..." D|---------3---------------3---------------0---2h3--3---2--0-----| A|-----1-------1-------1-------1-------3-----------------------3-| F|-----------------------------------2----------------2------2---| C|---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2-0-----0---0-------------------| G|-0---------------0---------------------------------------------| C|---------------------------------------------------------------| ... . . ... . . ... . . . . Guitar 5: D|---------------------------------------------------------| A|---------------------------------------------------------| F|-----9------9------9------9------7------7------7------7\-| C|-----7------7------7------7------7------7------7------7\-| G|-0-0----0-0----0-0----0-0----9-9----9-9----9-9----9-9----| D|---------------------------------------------------------| ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Guitar 1: D|-3----3~~~~3-----2--2h3----0---------------------------------------| A|-3----3~~~~-3----3--3---3--3-------0-----0------------3--3h5p3---3-| F|-0----0~~~~--0------2---------x----0--x--0------------4------------| C|-2p0----------0---------------x----2--x--2h/4--2------4--------4---| G|---------------------------------0----------------2-2--------------| D|-------------------------------------------------------------------| Guitar 1 Continued: D|-----------------------------3~~~3---------2---2h3--------0h2--| A|----------1h3--1-------------3~~~-3--------3---3----------3----| F|-x----0---0----0--x----0-----0~~~--0-------2---2----------2----| C|-x----2-----------x-------x---------0---0-----------0--0-------| G|---0--3-------------------x-----------0----------------0-------| D|---------------------3-----------------------------------------| ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Chorus 3: "Dear God..." Guitar 1: Play these chords: G5 D Em D5 Guitar 2: D|-3----------------------------0----0--------------| A|-3---3---------3--3-----------0----0-----------3--| F|-0---0---------2--2-----------0----0------2----2--| C|-0---------0---0--0-----------2-------0---0----0--| G|-x---------------------2--------------------------| D|-2---------------------0--------------------------| Guitar 3: D|-------------------------------------------| A|-------------------------------------------| F|------0---------2--2---------0----------2--| C|---0------------0---------2----------0-----| G|-------------------------------------------| C|-5-------5\--0----------2----------0-------| ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Chorus Continued Guitar 1: Play these chords: C G5 D Guitar 2: D|------------------------3-----------------------------------| A|-1----1----1----3-------3----3---3-3-3---3---3-3--3-3-3--3--| F|-0----0----0----0-------0----2---2-2-2---2---2-2--2-2-2--2--| C|-2----2------------0---------0---0-0-0---0---0-0--0-0-0--0--| G|-3----3------------x----------------------------------------| D|--------------3----3----------------------------------------| Guitar 3: D|-------------------------------------------------| A|---------------------------------3---------------| F|-------0---------0---------2------------2---2p0--| C|----2---------0---------0-----0-----0------------| G|-3-----------------------------------------------| C|-----------5----------0--------------------------| Play the whole chorus twice in all, then play the part below VVV. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ "Cause I'm lonely..." Guitar 1: Play these chords: C D B7 Em D5 C Cadd9~ Guitar 2: D|-----------------------------------------------------3---------3-| A|-1-------1------3---3--3-3---------------------------3---------3-| F|-0-------0------2---2--2-2---------------4---2---0---0---0-----0-| C|-2--2-2--2------0---0--0-0-----4----4----2---0---x---------------| G|-3--3-3--3---------------------2----2------------3----------3----| D|-----------------------------------------------------------------| Guitar 3: D|------------------------------------------------------3~-| A|------------------------------------------------------3~-| F|-------0---------2---------------0-----0--------0-----0~-| C|----2------0--4--------1--4---2-----0--------2-----2-----| G|-3------------------2---------------------3--------------| C|---------------------------------------------------------| ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Interlude: "Again..." Guitar 1: Listen for the rhythm of each chord: D|-0-----2----0-----3-------| A|-0-----0----1-----3----3--| F|-0-----2----0-----0----2--| C|-2-----1----2-----0----0--| G|-2----------3-----x----x--| D|-0----------------3----2--| **Play this 4 times in all.** +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Guitar solo: Guitar 1: Listen for the rhythm of each chord: Play this for the rest of the song. D|-0-----2----0-----3-------| A|-0-----0----1-----3----3--| F|-0-----2----0-----0----2--| C|-2-----1----2-----0----0--| G|-2----------3-----x----x--| D|-0----------------3----2--| Guitar 4: Play this for the rest of the song. D|---------------------------------------------------------------------| A|---------------------------------------------------------------------| F|-------11---12---11-------11---12-------7---9---7p5------------------| C|----9-----9----9----9---9----9----9---5---5---5---------9---7--------| G|-7--------------------6-------------3-------------------------5------| C|----------------------------------------------------5-5---5-----4~~~-| .... . . ... . ... . . ... . Guitar 5: Play this for the resst of the song. D|--------------------------------------------------| A|--------------------------------------------------| F|-9--9------8--8------5--5-------------------------| C|-x--x------x--x------x--x----------------7--------| G|-7--7------6--6------3--3------------------5------| C|-------------------------------5--5--5-5-----4~~~-| ... Guitar 6: Syn 1 1_______ 1 1______ 1___ D|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| A|-15b---15b-------(15)p12--14b---14b------(14)p12--13--13--13b---(13)-12-------------------| F|-----------------------------------------------------------------------12-----------------| C|-------------------------------------------------------------------------12p\10-9-10-9----| G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------10-| D|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| Guitar 6: Syn 1___ 1____ 1___ D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------| A|------------8b---(8)p7~~~~~8b----(8)--8~~~~13-13h15--13-12-----------------------| F|----------9------------------------------------------------12-----12pb---(12)p11-| C|--------9-----------------------------------------------------12-----------------| G|-----10--------------------------------------------------------------------------| D|-12~~----------------------------------------------------------------------------| Guitar 6: Syn 1 1__ 1 1__ 1______ .5_____ D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------12b~~~~~| F|-14b--14b--(14)p12----12~~~14-14b--14b--(14)p12----12~~~~-/14b--14--(14)p12-14---------| C|-------------------14---------------------------14-------------------------------------| G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| Guitar 6: Syn 1_______________ 1___ 1___ 1____ 1___ 1_________ D|-------------------------------12--12------12--12-------11--11------11--11-15b-15-15~~~| A|-13b~~~~~~~~13~~~~~(13)--15b~~~--15--15b~~~--15--15b~~~~--15--15b~~~--15---------------| F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| Guitar 6: Syn 1 1__ .5________ D|-----15----17b---17b--(17)----17------------| A|-----15-15-----------------20----16b~~~~~~~~| F|-/16----------------------------------------| C|--------------------------------------------| G|--------------------------------------------| D|--------------------------------------------| Guitar 7: This is the slide guitar that duels against Syn. 1____ 1__ D|-------------------------------15b----(15)--15~~~~~/20---19h/22---19p17---------| A|-12--16h/17~~~~~17h/20--19~~~~~-----------------------------------------20-22b--| F|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------| C|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------| G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------| D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------| Guitar 7: Slide Guitar 1__ D|-22------22--------23--------23--17h/24~~~~-/17h/19p\17-----17h/19p\17------17-| A|----22b------22h24-----22h24-----------------------------20-------------20-----| F C G D Guitar 7: Slide Guitar D|---------------------------------------------------------------| A|-17~~~15----15/h17--15----16-\12----12-------------------------| F|---------16------------16--------14----14---14-12----12--------| C|--------------------------------------------------14-----14-12-| G|---------------------------------------------------------------| D|---------------------------------------------------------------| Guitar 6: Syn .5 1__ 1__ 1__ D|----------------------------------------------------------------------| A|-15-------------------------------------------------------------------| F|-14--14-14pb---14pb--14p12----------14b--(14)p12--12-14b~~(14)p12--12-| C|---------------------------14-12~~~~------------14---------------14---| G|----------------------------------------------------------------------| D|----------------------------------------------------------------------| Guitar 6: Syn 1__ 1__ 1__ 1 1___ D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| A|-------------------------------------------------------------15b--15b~~~12-| F|-14b~~(14)p12--12-14b--(14)p12--12-14b--(14)p12--12-14-15-17------------12-| C|-------------14---------------14---------------14--------------------------| G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| Guitar 6: Syn 1__ 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1_____ D|---------------12-----12---12---15----14---14----17-----15---15---/18b~~~~~| A|------------12----12--15b--15b--18b---17b--17b---20b----18b--18b-----------| F|-14-12-14b-----------------------------------------------------------------| C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| Guitar 6: Syn 1____ 1____ 1 1 1 1 1 1_____ D|-17b----(17)--15-17-------------12-12---12---15------14---14---17----------| A|--------------------15b----(15)----15b--15b--18b~~~~~17b--17b--20b~~~~~(20)| F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| Guitar 6: Syn 1 1 1____ 1 1 D|-15---15---12----------10---12---/14--------------| A|-18b--18b--15b~~~~(15)-13b--15b-------------------| F|-------------------------------------17p\14~~~~12-| C|--------------------------------------------------| G|--------------------------------------------------| D|--------------------------------------------------| ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Ending Guitar 8: D|-------------------------------------------------12--/15---------------------| A|-----------10--12\----------------10\--------13-----------12\8---17-15-13-15-| F|-9h/12~~~~~---------8h/11~~~~~12------9h/12----------------------------------| C|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------| G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------| D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------| Guitar 9: D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------| A|-----------------------------------------------13--/17--15p\12--13-12----12-| F|-7h/9~~~~~11--12\-------------9--11\--------12------------------------14----| C|------------------10h/13~~~~~~-------12h/14---------------------------------| G|----------------------------------------------------------------------------| D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------| ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Guitar 8 continued: D|---------------------------------------------12-/15--------------------| A|-----------10--12\--------------10\-------13--------12--12-13----------| F|-9h/12~~~~~--------8h/11~~~~12------9h/12---------------------11~~~--9-| C|-----------------------------------------------------------------------| G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------| D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------| Guitar 9 continued: D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------| A|-------------------------------------------------13-15h/17--15--15-17--------------| F|-7h/9~~~~~/9h/11--12\--5h/8~~~~~9--11\--------12----------------------17p\14~~~-12-| C|---------------------------------------12h/14--------------------------------------| G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------| D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------| Guitar 8 and 9 keep on playing their duel parts over and over until the song fades. Please comment and rate my tab, it took me a long time to tab it out. [travis] *******************
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