Artist: Avenged Sevenfold Song: Seize The Day Difficulty: Intermediate Tuning: Acoustic (Standard) Electric (Drop D) Key: ~~ - Vibrato b- Half Step Bend r- Release B- Whole Step Bend /- Slide h- Hammer-on p- Pull-off s- Sustain t- Tremelo Pick t(n)- Number of Tremelo Picks.. Ex. t(8) means tremelo pick 8 strums. The opening to this song is played on acoustic guitar by both Synyster Gates and Zacky Vengeance, it is all chords. |-Dm|-A#-|-G5-|-C-|-Fmaj-| e|-1-|-1--|-3--|-x-|--x---| b|-3-|-3--|-3--|-1-|--x---| g|-2-|-3--|-0--|-0-|--2---| d|-0-|-3--|-0--|-2-|--3---| a|-x-|-1--|-x--|-3-|--3---| E|-x-|-x--|-3--|-3-|--1---| Intro (Acoustic) Dm A# G5 Seize the day or die regretting the time you lost, it's empty and cold Dm G5 C without you here, too many people to ache over I see my vision burn I feel my... This is where the Distorted electric guitar played by Synyster comes in e----------------------------| b----------------------------| g----------------------------| d-----5--3-5--3----2----0----| a-1/3------------------------| D----------------------------| Fmaj7 C Dm memories fade with time but I'm too young to worry At the moment that M. Shadows get to the "ry" in "worry", Zacky comes in on electric with this. e-13s--------------| b-----17s-----15---| g---------14s------| d------------------| a------------------| D------------------| G5 C Fmaj7 The streets we travel on, will undergo our same lost past During the word "on", Synyster comes in with this on electric. e--------------------| b-/7b~~10b-10br-/16B-| g--------------------| d--------------------| a--------------------| D--------------------| Verse Dm G5 Fmaj7 C I found you here, now please just stay for a while, I can move on with you Dm G5 Fmaj7 C around, I hand you my mortal life, but will it be forever? Dm G5 Fmaj7 C Dm I'd do anything for a smile, holding you 'til our time is done, we both G5 Fmaj7 C know the day will come, but I don't want to leave you. Right before the part of the verse "I'd do anything for a smile" Synyster comes in with this. e-------1-------------3--------------------------------------1-------------3------------------------| b---------3---3-3---3---3---3-3-----6---------8--6--5----------3---3-3---3---3---3-3------6---------| g-0---2-----2-----0-------0-------5---5---5-5----------0---2-----2-----0-------0--------5----5---5-5| d---0---------------------------3-------3----------------0----------------------------3--------3----| a---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| e-----------------| b-----1-----------| g---0---0---------| d-2-------2-------| a-----------------| D-----------1-1-2-| Now we enter the 1st Pre-chorus of the song. G5 C Fmaj7 C I see my vision burn I feel my memories fade with time, but I'm too young Dm to worry, a melody, a memory, or just one picture At the beginning of the Pre-chorus, Synyster comes in with this. e--------------------------| b--------------------------| g-----5---------------3----| d-5---5---3---2---0---3----| a-5---3---3---2---0---1----| D-5-------3---2---0--------| Also, at the the "ry" in "worry" Zacky comes in with this. e-13s--------------------|\ b------17s--------15-----| \ g-----------14s----------| \ d------------------------| / Hold this until the chorus a------------------------| / D------------------------|/ Repeat the intro and just cut off from "I feel my vision burn" Just add Synyster and Zacky's parts, which are identical. Chorus e------------------------------------| b------------------------------------| g-7-7-10-10-12-12-5-5-3-3-5-5-7-7-7--| d-7-7-10-10-12-12-5-5-3-3-5-5-7-7-7--| a-5-5-8--8--10-10-3-3-1-1-3-3-5-5-5--| D------------------------------------| Now the 2nd Verse. Dm G5 Fmaj7 C Dm Newborn life, replacing all of us, changing this fable we live in, no longer G5 Fmaj7 C Dm G5 Fmaj5 needed here, so where do we go? Will you take a journey tonight? Follow me C Dm G5 Fmaj7 C past the walls of death? But girl, what if, there is no eternal life? During the second half of the second verse, Synyster repeats this again. e-------1-------------3--------------------------------------1-------------3------------------------| b---------3---3-3---3---3---3-3-----6---------8--6--5----------3---3-3---3---3---3-3------6---------| g-0---2-----2-----0-------0-------5---5---5-5----------0---2-----2-----0-------0--------5----5---5-5| d---0---------------------------3-------3----------------0----------------------------3--------3----| a---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| D---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| Now we are into the 2nd Pre-chorus, everything is the same but one change to the lead guitar part. e-------------------------------| b-------------------------------| g----5--------5------------3----| d-5--5----3-7---3--2--0----3----| a-5--3--3-------3--2--0----1----| D-5-------------3--2--0---------| And yet again at the "ry" in "worry" Zacky plays this. e-13s--------------------|\ b------17s--------15-----| \ g-----------14s----------| \ d------------------------| / Hold this until the chorus a------------------------| / D------------------------|/ Now we hit the 2nd Chorus, it goes like this. Both Guitars e------------------------------------| b------------------------------------| g-7-7-10-10-12-12-5-5-3-3-5-5-7-7-7--| d-7-7-10-10-12-12-5-5-3-3-5-5-7-7-7--| a-5-5-8--8--10-10-3-3-1-1-3-3-5-5-5--| D------------------------------------| e-------------------------| b-------------------------| g-------------------------| d-7-7-10-10-12-12-5-5-3-3-| a-7-7-10-10-12-12-5-5-3-3-| D-5-5-8--8--10-10-3-3-1-1-| Now we hit the first Solo of the song. Lead (Synyster's Solo) e-/13-12----12----------------------12b~~13-13--13-13-13B--12~~~------13--13b---------------------| b--------13----13-----------------------------------------------13-15---------15-13-15~~10--11-13-| g-----------------12-15-15-15-14-14---------------------------------------------------------------| d-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| a-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| D-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| e-------------------13----18-17-18-17----18B-r-17--17-17-17-15-15--15~~13-15-17~-------------------| b-15-------------------15-------------18----------------------------------------15-15-13-15-13-15~~| g-------------15-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------| d----14-15-12----15--------------------------------------------------------------------------------| a--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| D--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| e----------------------------------------------------------------------------------| b-18-15------------------------------------------------------------15--------------| g-------17-14-12----14-12------------------------------------15-------15-14/15-| d----------------15-------15-12-12~----------12-/15~12-15-12----15-----------------| a-----------------------------------12-13-15---------------------------------------| D----------------------------------------------------------------------------------| e-17b-16b~~16b-16b-13-10-13/15-----------------------------------------------------------------| b------------------------------15-17-18-15----15----13-15--15-15-15/13-13/11-11/10h11p10h11p10-| g------------------------------------------14----15--------------------------------------------| d----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| a----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| D----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| e----13~~~-| b----------| g-10-------| d----------| a----------| D----------| Now we enter the Bridge section of the song, from here, I am going to focus on Synyster's parts, the others pretty much are repetitive and can easily be picked up by listening to the song. Lead (Synyster Gates) e-------------------------------------------------------------------| b-------------------------------------------------------------------| g-5-9-10-12-7-7-7-7-3-3--------------10-10-10-10-5-9-10-12-7---7----| d-5--------------------------3-3-3-5--------------------------------| a-3-7-8--10-5-5-5-5-1-1-/3-5---------8--8--8--8---3-7-8--10-5---5---| D-------------------------------------------------------------------| Now we are at the 3rd Chorus e---------------------------------------------------------------| b---------------------------------------------------------------| g-7-7-10-10-12-12-5-5-3-3-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-12-12-5-5-3-3-5-5-| d-7-7-10-10-12-12-5-5-3-3-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-12-12-5-5-3-3-5-5-| a-5-5-8--8--10-10-3-3-1-1-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-8--8--10-10-3-3-1-1-3-3-| D---------------------------------------------------------------| And now is the dreadful 2nd Solo starting. e------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| b-/13B-13-11-10-13B---------------------------------------------------17---17br-15~--------| g-------------------14br~15-14-12-14-15-16br-17-15-14-15-17-17--19-19-----------------14br-| d------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| a------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| e--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| b--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| g-9br-11b-10-9-10\9-7~~15t(24)-18t(24)-17t(24)-18t(24)-15t(24)-18t(24)-17t(24)-18t(24)-| d--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| a--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| D--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| e-----------------------------------------------------------------| b-----------------------------------------------------------------| g-----------------2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-----------------2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-| d-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-| a-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-0-0-0-0-1-1-1-1-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-0-0-0-0-1-1-1-1-| D-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-----------------5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-----------------| And now we are finally at the end, the sweeping outro. e-18-13----------------13-18-13---------------13-17-12---------------12-17-12-------------| b-------14----------14----------14---------14---------13----------13----------13---------13-| g----------15----15----------------15----15--------------14----14----------------14---14----| d--------------15----------------------15--------------------14---------------------14------| a-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| D-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| e-12-15-12----------------12-15-12----------------12-13-10----------------10-13-10-------| b----------13----------13----------13----------13----------11----------11----------11----| g-------------12----12----------------12----12----------------10----10----------------10-| d----------------14----------------------14----------------------12----------------------| a----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| D----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| e-/18-13-------18-13----------------13-18-13----------------13-17-12----------------| b--------15----------14----------14----------14----------14----------13----------13-| g-----------15----------15----15----------------15----15----------------14----14----| d--------------------------15----------------------15----------------------14-------| a-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------| D-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------| e-12-17-12----------------12-15-12----------------12-15-12----------------12-| b----------13----------13----------13----------13----------13----------13----| g-------------14----14----------------12----12----------------12----12-------| d----------------14----------------------14----------------------14----------| a----------------------------------------------------------------------------| D----------------------------------------------------------------------------| e----------------------------------| b-15t(24)-17t(24)-18t(48)-18~~~~~~-| g----------------------------------| d----------------------------------| a----------------------------------| D----------------------------------| And that is the end of this absolutely beautiful song, I am pretty sure it is accurate. :]
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