• Song:

    Come To Life

  • Artist:

    Alter Bridge

  • Album:

    Blackbird

'Come to Life' by Alter Bridge
written by Mark Tremonti and Myles Kennedy
on the album 'Blackbird'
Tabbed by jjhand
Eb tuning, but drop sixth string to Bb (use higher gauge string to get good sound)

All Guitars - Heavy Distortion

     Intro
Eb-------------------------------|-----------------------------|
Bb-------------------------------|-----------------------------|
Gb-------------------------------|-----------------------------|
Db-------------------------------|-----------------------------|
Ab--------14-12-15-14-12--15-14--|------14-12-15-14-12---------|
Bb---0-0----------------13-------|-0-0----------------13-12~~--|

					 gradual bend & vib
Eb------------------------------|--------------------------|
Bb------------------------------|--------------------------|
Gb------------------------------|--------------------------|
Db------------------------------|--------------------------|
Ab-------14-12-15-14-12--15-14--|------14-12-15-14b15r14~--|
Bb---0-0---------------13-------|-0-0----------------------|


     Verse riff (1st measure played 2x, and PM notes with # underneath)
			       				 	 	 *PH bend every
Eb----------------------------|---------------------------|-----------------------|other time
Bb---------------------------o|---------------------------|-----------------------|
Gb----------------------------|---------------------------|-----------------------|
Db----------------------------|---------------------------|-9---9-----------------|
Ab-------2---3-----------0-2-o|-------2---3-----------0-2-|-10--10----------------|
Bb---0-0---0---0-1p0-0h5------|-0-0-0---0---0-1p0-0h5-----|-8---8---0-0-5---*3b5--|
                                # #                                 # #


   Pre-Chorus 1 (Gtr. 1 & 2)
Eb---------------------|-------------------------|
Bb---------------------|-------------------------|
Gb--7---7---7/8-8------|--11---11---11\10---10---|
Db---------------------|-------------------------|
Ab--5---5---5/6-6------|--9----9-----9\8----8----|
Bb--0------------------|-(0)---------------------|
    let Bb ring


   Chorus				    Gtr.1  {Gtr. 2 fill}
Eb---------|----------|---------------------|----------------------------|
Bb---------|----------|---------------------|----------------------------|
Gb---------|----------|---------------------|------{12--12-12}-----------|
Db--4------|--4-------|--12---12--12--11----|--9---{12--12-12}-----------|
Ab--2------|--2-------|--12--(12)-----------|--10--{10--10-10}-7--7-7----|
Bb--0------|--0-------|--10--(10)-----------|--8---------------5--5-5--0-|


Eb---------|----------|---------------------|---------------------------|
Bb---------|----------|---------------------|---------------------------|
Gb---------|----------|---------------------|---------------------------|
Db--4------|--4-------|--12---12--12--11----|--9------------------------|
Ab--2------|--2-------|--12--(12)-----------|--10-----------------------|
Bb--0------|--0-------|--10--(10)-----------|--8---------5-3-0--0-5-2~~-|


Play first 2 bars of Verse Riff before starting Verse 2

Verse 2 rhythm fill, w/ wah filter opened slowly
    o   +     o   +	 o   +			      *PH
Eb---------|----------|----------|---------------------------|
Bb---------|----------|----------|---------------------------|
Gb--4~~----|--4~~-----|--4~~-----|--12--12-------------------|
Db---------|----------|----------|---------------------------|
Ab--2~~----|--2~~-----|--2~~-----|--10--10-------------------|
Bb---------|----------|----------|-----------------5--*3b5---|


   Pre-Chorus 2
Eb---------------------|-------------------------|
Bb---------------------|-------------------------|
Gb--7---7---7/8-8------|--11---13---15\10---10---|
Db---------------------|-------------------------|
Ab--5---5---5/6-6------|--9----11---13\8----8----|
Bb--0------------------|-(0)---------------------|
    let Bb ring

Same Chorus - 2nd time


Pre-Solo: Gtr. 1 (Myles)
|Eb-------------------------|-------------------------|
|Bb-------------------------|------------------------o|
|Gb-------------------------|-------------------------|
|Db-------9-7~---5-7~-------|-------------------------|
|Ab-------------------------|-------10-9~---7-9--5~--o|
|Bb-0--0-------0------------|-0--0--------0-----------|
|
|Gtr. 2 (Mark) - may be done with harmonizer?
|Eb------10-9~----7-9~------|-------7-----------------|
|Bb-------------------------|---------10~---8-10-7~~-o|
|Gb-------------------------|-------------------------|
|Db-------------------------|-------------------------|
|Ab-------------------------|------------------------o|
|Bb-------------------------|-------------------------|


 Gtr. 1
|Eb----------------|------------------------|
|Bb----------------|-----------------------o|
|Gb----------------|------------------------|
|Db---6------------|--11-----------9---9----|
|Ab---7------------|--12-----------10--10--o|
|Bb---5------------|--10-----------8---8----|
|
|Solo Gtr. 2 (w/ feedback)
|dive bar -2 + release
|Eb----------------|--------------------------------------------|
|Bb------x/12------|-----14-15-18~~15-17-14-15h18p15-14-15-14---|
|Gb------x/11-/(14)|--14-------------------------------------14-|
|Db----------------|--------------------------------------------|
|Ab----------------|--------------------------------------------|
|Bb----------------|--------------------------------------------|

 Gtr. 1
|Eb--------------------------------|---------------------|
|Bb--------------------------------|---------------------|
|Gb--------------------------------|---------------------|
|Db--------------------------------|---------------------|
|Ab----------0-2---------0-2-----0-|--10-9---------------|
|Bb--0-1-0-5-----0-1-0-5-----0-5---|--8--7--5h7p5-3-3-2--|
|
|Gtr. 2
|Eb---/17~~~\-14-17-14-17b19r17-15-|-14-14-17-15-14------------------------------------------|
|Bb--------------------------------|---------------15--14-15-17-15-14--15-12--------------14-|
|Gb--------------------------------|-----------------14--------------12-----14-11-14-12-11---|
|Db--------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------------|
|Ab--------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------------|
|Bb--------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------------|

 Gtr. 1
|Eb------------------------------|------------------------|
|Bb------------------------------|------------------------|
|Gb------------------------------|------------------------|
|Db------------------------------|--11--------------------|
|Ab---5--------------------------|--12--------------------|
|Bb---3--------------------------|--10--------------------|
|
|Gtr. 2
|Eb------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|Bb------14----------------------|-14-15-17--14-15-17~~-14-15-17~~-15-14-|
|Gb--12~~--11-12-14-11-12-11tr12-|---------------------------------------|
|Db------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|Ab------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|Bb------------------------------|---------------------------------------|

 Gtr. 1
|Eb--------------------------------|---------------------|
|Bb--------------------------------|---------------------|
|Gb--------------------------------|---------------------|
|Db--------------------------------|---------------------|
|Ab----------0-2---------0-2-----0-|--10-9---------------|
|Bb--0-1-0-5-----0-1-0-5-----0-5---|--8--7--5h7p5-3-3-2--|
|
|Gtr. 2
|Eb----------------------17b19r17~~----|-------------------------------------18h20p18-17-18-20-22|
|Bb-15-14h15p14-17-15-14---------------|--------------17--17-19h20p19-17-19-20-------------------|
|Gb---------------------------------16-|---16-19-16-19--19---------------------------------------|
|Db------------------------------/19---|-19------------------------------------------------------|
|Ab------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------------|
|Bb------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------------|

Gtr. 1
|Eb------------------------------|------------------------|
|Bb------------------------------|------------------------|
|Gb------------------------------|------------------------|
|Db------------------------------|--11--------------------|
|Ab---5--------------------------|--12--------------------|
|Bb---3--------------------------|--10--------------------|
|
|Gtr. 2			  						   Let ring
|Eb--22~~-21-22-21b22r21---19-21-|-22--19-21-22--19-21-22-19-22b24-19---22-19~~~~-----|
|Bb------------------------------|------------------------------------22--------------|
|Gb------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------|
|Db------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------|
|Ab------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------|
|Bb------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------|


Prechorus 2 played 2x
Gtr. 1 Play this with prechorus on 2nd time
Eb---------|----------|----------|----------|--------------|-------------|
Bb---------|----------|----------|----------|--------------|-------------|
Gb-----4---|-----4----|-----4----|-----4----|--------------|-------------|
Db--4------|--4-------|--4-------|--4-------|--------------|-------------|
Ab--2------|--2-------|--2-------|--2-------|--12-12---x-x-|-------------|
Bb--0------|--0-------|--0-------|--0-------|--10-10---x-x-|-8-7-5-3--x--|


Chorus with Gtr. 2 playing					      Play 1st time
Eb---------------------|-----------------------|----------------|----------------|
Bb---------------------|-----------------------|----------------|----------------|
Gb--7---7---7/8-8------|--11/13---15--10---10--|--10--10b11r10--|--8-----{10-11}-|
Db---------------------|-----------------------|----------------|----------------|
Ab--5---5---5/6-6------|---9/11---13--8----8---|--8----8b9-r8---|--6-----{8--9-}-|
Bb---------------------|-----------------------|----------------|----------------|

Outro:
Eb---------------------------|---------------------------|----------------------------------|
Bb--------------------------o|---------------------------|----------------------------------|
Gb---------------------------|---------------------------|----------------------------------|
Db---------------------------|---------------------------|----------------------------------|
Ab-------2---3----------0-2-o|-------2---3-----------0-2-|----------0-2---------0-2----0-2--|
Bb---0-0---0---0-1p0-0h5-----|-0-0-0---0---0-1p0-0h5-----|--0-1-0-5-----0-1-0-5----0-5------|
			       # #

				      Top part- Gtr. 2 w/ effects, repeated till fade
Eb-----------------------------------|-{7-------------|--5-----------------8}------------|
Bb-----------------------------------|-{4-------------|--5-----------------5}------------|
Gb-----------------------------------|-{4-------------|--6-----------------4}------------|
Db-----------------------------------|----------------|----------------------------------|
Ab-----------0-2---------0-2-----0-2-|----------------|----------------------------------|
Bb---0-1-0-5-----0-1-0-5-----0-5-----|-0--------------|-(0b1)-bend up w/ bar---(1r0)-----|


Key:
| {} separate guitar part, or played 1st time through
| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| PM palm mute
| PH pinch harmonic
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| *  harmonic
| x  Mute note (or rake)
| b  bend (bends with vibrato bar indicated)
| r  release bend
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