Showbiz (tablature)

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Tuning: Standard
Key:

=== - tremolo pick
b   - bend
r   - return bend
x   - muted note
/   - slide up
\   - slide down


Intro 1 - clean

e-------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------------------------------|
D-4-4-4-4-[x4]------------------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------|
    Controlling my feelings for too long

e-------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------------------------------|
D-4-4-4-4-[x4]------------------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------|
    Controlling my feelings for too long

e-------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------------------------------|
D-4-4-4-4-[x4]------------------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------|
    Controlling my feelings for too long

e-------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------------------------------|
D-4-4-4-4-[x4]------------------------------------------------|
A-5-5-5-5-----------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------|
    Forcing our darkest souls to unfold

e-------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------------------------------|
D-4-4-4-4-[x4]------------------------------------------------|
A-5-5-5-5-----------------------------------------------------|
E-7-7-7-7-----------------------------------------------------|
    Forcing our darkest souls to unfold

e-------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------------------------------|
D-4-4-4-4-[x4]------------------------------------------------|
A-5-5-5-5-----------------------------------------------------|
E-5-5-5-5-----------------------------------------------------|
    Pushing us into self destruction

e-------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------------------------------|
D-4-4-4-4-[x4]------------------------------------------------|
A-5-5-5-5-----------------------------------------------------|
E-7-7-7-7-----------------------------------------------------|
    Pushing us into self destruction

Intro 2 - clean with subtle delay and phaser

         F#m
e----------------------|
B----------------------|
G---------2------------|
D-----4-----4---4------|
A---4---4-----4--------|
E-2--------------------|

         F#m
e-2--------------------|
B---2------------------|
G-----2---2---2--------|
D-------4--------------|
A-----------4---4------|
E----------------------|

       Dadd#11
e---------4------------|
B-----3-----3---3------|
G---2---2-----2--------|
D-0--------------------|
A----------------------|
E----------------------|

       Dadd#11
e---------4-----4------|
B-----3-----3----------|
G---2---2-----2--------|
D-0--------------------|
A----------------------|
E----------------------|

         F#m9
e---------4------------|
B-----2-----2---2------|
G---2---2-----2--------|
D----------------------|
A-4--------------------|
E----------------------| 

         F#m9/F#m
e---------4-----2------|
B-----2-----2---2------|
G---2---2-----2--------|
D----------------------|
A-4--------------------|
E----------------------|


          Bm
e---------2-----2------|
B-----3-----3----------|
G---4---4--------------|
D-4--------------------|
A----------------------|
E----------------------|


        Bsus2/F#m
e---2---2--------------|
B---2---2--------------|
G-4---4---4---2--------|
D-----------4----------|
A----------------------|
E----------------------|

         F#m
e----------------------|
B---------2------------|
G-----2-----2---2------|
D---4---4-----4--------|
A----------------------|
E-2--------------------|

         F#m
e-2--------------------|
B---2-----2-----2------|
G-----2-----2----------|
D-------4-----2--------|
A----------------------|
E----------------------|

         Dadd#11
e---------4-----4------|
B-----3-----3----------|
G---2---2-----2--------|
D-0--------------------|
A----------------------|
E----------------------|

         Dadd#11
e---------4-----4------|
B-3---------3----------|
G---2---2-----2--------|
D-----0----------------|
A----------------------|
E----------------------|
         F#m9
e---------4------------|
B-----2-----2---2------|
G---2---2-----2--------|
D----------------------|
A-4--------------------|
E----------------------|

         F#m9/F#m
e---------4-----2------|
B-----2-----2---2------|
G-2-2---2-----2--------|
D----------------------|
A----------------------|
E----------------------|

          Bm
e---------2-----2------|
B-----3-----3----------|
G---4---4-----4--------|
D-4--------------------|
A----------------------|
E----------------------|

          Bm/Bm7
e----------------------|
B-----3----------------|
G---4---4---4---2------|
D-4-------4---4--------|
A----------------------|
E----------------------|


Verse 1 - distortion (a wah wah doesn't sound too bad either, to get that whining tone Matt has on the song)

Also, there is some slight variation to this riff throughout both verses, so mess around with it a bit if you want

e-------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------------------------------|
D-------------------------------------------------------------|
A-9-11-12-12b14r-12--11--9-11b12r-9-[x8]----------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus - distortion

  F#m     Dadd#11 F#m9    Bm     Bsus2
e-2-------4-------4-------2------2----------------------------|
B-2-------3-------2-------3------2----------------------------|
G-2-------2-------2-------4------4----------------------------|
D-4-[x16]-0-[x16]-2-[x16]-4-[x8]-4-[x8]-----------------------|
A-4---------------4-------2------2----------------------------|
E-2-----------------------------------------------------------|

  F#m     Dadd#11 F#m9    Bm     Bsus2
e-2-------4-------4-------2------2----------------------------|
B-2-------3-------2-------3------2----------------------------|
G-2-------2-------2-------4------4----------------------------|
D-4-[x16]-0-[x16]-2-[x16]-4-[x8]-4-[x8]-----------------------|
A-4---------------4-------2------2----------------------------|
E-2-----------------------------------------------------------|

Verse 2 pt 1 - distortion + wah wah


e-------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------------------|
G-11-11------11-11----------11-11------11-11------------------|
D-x--x-------x--x-----------x--x-------x--x-------------------|
A-x--x--9-9--x--x--9-9-[x3]-x--x--9-9--x--x-------------------|
E-x--x--x-x--x--x--x-x------x--x--x-x--x--x-------------------|


e-------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------------------|
G-11-11----------11-11---------------11-11--------------------|
D-x--x-----------x--x----------------x--x---------------------|
A-x--x--9-9-9-9--x--x---9-9-9-9-9-9--x--x---9-9-9-9-9-9-------|
E-x--x--x-x-x-x--x--x---x-x-x-x-x-x--x--x---x-x-x-x-x-x-------|

  
e-------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------------------|
G-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-------------------------------|
D-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--------------------------------|
A-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--------------------------------|
E-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--------------------------------|

Verse 2 pt 2 - distortion (a wah wah doesn't sound too bad either, to get that whining tone Matt has on the song)

Also, there is some slight variation to this riff throughout both verses, so mess around with it a bit if you want

e-------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------------------|
G-11-13-14-14b16r-14--13--11-13b14r-11-[x6]-------------------|
D-------------------------------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus - distortion

  F#m     Dadd#11 F#m9    Bm     Bsus2
e-2-------4-------4-------2------2----------------------------|
B-2-------3-------2-------3------2----------------------------|
G-2-------2-------2-------4------4----------------------------|
D-4-[x16]-0-[x16]-2-[x16]-4-[x8]-4-[x8]-----------------------|
A-4---------------4-------2------2----------------------------|
E-2-----------------------------------------------------------|

  F#m     Dadd#11 F#m9    Bm     Bsus2
e-2-------4-------4-------2------2----------------------------|
B-2-------3-------2-------3------2----------------------------|
G-2-------2-------2-------4------4----------------------------|
D-4-[x16]-0-[x16]-2-[x16]-4-[x8]-4-[x8]-----------------------|
A-4---------------4-------2------2----------------------------|
E-2-----------------------------------------------------------|

Solo - heavy fuzz/distortion/awesomeness

Numbers above the staff indicate how many beats each chord lasts for, or you can just listen to the song for timing

  4   2   2   4   2   1   1   4
e-------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------------------|
G-11--13--14--16--18--19--21--22-\----------------------------|
D-x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x-------------------------------|
A-9---11--12--14--16--17--19--20-\----------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------|
  ==============================

e-------------------------------------------------------------|
B-6/19\7/19\7/19-21-19-21-19-21-------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------------------------------|
D-3/16\4/16\4/16-18-21-19-16-19-------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------|
              =================

e-------------------------------------------------------------|
B-19-21-22-22b24r-22--21--19-21b22r-19------------------------|
G-------------------------------------------------------------|
D-------------------------------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------|
  ====================================

Outro - clean

e--------2---|
B----2---2---|
G--2---2-----|
D------------|
A------------|
E-2----------|

e---------4--|
B-----3------|
G---2---2----|
D-0----------|
A------------|
E------------|

e---------4--|
B-----2------|
G---2---2----|
D------------|
A-4----------|
E------------|

e---------2--|
B-----3------|
G---4---4----|
D-4----------|
A------------|
E------------|

e--------2---|
B----2---2---|
G--2---2-----|
D------------|
A------------|
E-2----------|

e---------4--|
B-----3------|
G---2---2----|
D-0----------|
A------------|
E------------|

e---------4--|
B-----2------|
G---2---2----|
D------------|
A-4----------|
E------------|

e-2----------|
B-3----------|
G-4----------|
D-4-[x7]-----|
A-2----------|
E------------|

End on ad lib feedback and general guitar noise



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