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As I Lay Dying - "Through Struggle" Guitar Tab

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Updated: 2005-12-30 00:51:00

 

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#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#Unless specified otherwise, this is NOT an official tab from the band members.#
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Band:  As I Lay Dying
Album: Shadows Are Security
Song:  Through Struggle

Copyright (c)  Metal Blade Records 2005
Version 1.0 - 12/17/05

Transcribed By: 888 Millibars
Email:          superterrorizer11@yahoo.com


.  - palm mute           /  - slide up to
\  - slide down to       ~  - vibrato
h  - hammer on           b  - Bend
p  - pull off            Suffixes for bend
t  - tap                 f  - full bend    h - half bend
ph - pinched harmonic    q  - quarter bend t - tap bend
*  - see comment         ^  - Hold bend    r release bend
x  - Stuccatto           ~  - vibrato bend
,  - slight palm mute    () - ghost note, sustained note
"  - tremolo note        <> - Trill

Tuning C G C F A D


Intro


Guitars 1 and 2 play this once

|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-0-----------------------------------0---------------pick-slide-----------|
|-0-----------------------------------0------------------------------------|
|-0-----------------------------------0------------------------------------|


Riff 1


Guitar 1 plays this the first three times
Guitar 2 plays this the first time only


|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----8-----7-----7h8h10-----10p8p7-----8-----7-----5h7h8-----8p7p5-|
|-000---000---000--------000--------888---888---555-------777-------|
  ...   ...   ...        ...        ...   ...   ...       ...


Guitar 2 plays this the third time

|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----7-----5-----5h7h8------8p7p5------------------3h5h7-----7p5p3-|
|---------------------------------------8-----7---------------------|
|-000---000---000--------000--------888---888---555-------777-------|
  ...   ...   ...        ...        ...   ...   ...       ...

Guitar 1 plays this the fourth time

|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----8-----7-----7h8h10-----10p8p7------8p7p5----------------------|
|-000---000---000--------000--------8888--------8\--5555------------|
  ...   ...   ...        ...        ....            ....

Guitar 2 plays this the fourth time

|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----7-----5-----5h7h8------8p7p5------7p5p3-----------------------|
|----------------------------------------------5\-------------------|
|-000---000---000--------000-------8888------------5555-------------|
  ...   ...   ...        ...       ....            ....


Bridge


Guitar 1 plays this once

|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------21>full-bend------pick--|
|-----------------------------------slide-|
|-0-------0---------------8-------5-------|
|-0-------0---------------8-------5-------|
|-0-------0---------------8-------5-------|

Guitar 2 plays this once

|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------pick--|
|-----------------------------------slide-|
|-0-------0-------0-------8-------5-------|
|-0-------0-------0-------8-------5-------|
|-0-------0-------0-------8-------5-------|


Riff 2


Guitars 1 plays this once

|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|-0------------------------------8------------------------------|
|-0---5---8---5---10---8---7h8p7-8---8---12---10p8-----7---8---5|
|-0-0---0---0---0----0---0-------8-8---8----8------5-5---5---5--|
    .   .   .   .    .   .         .   .    .      . .   .   .

|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-0----------------------------------8-------------------------------|
|-0---5---8---5--101010-8-7-5-8-7-5--8---8---12---10p8-----7---8---5-|
|-0-0---0---0------------------------8-8---8----8------5-5---5---5---|
    .   .   .    . . .  . . . . . .    .   .    .      . .   .   .

Guitar 2 plays this once

|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-0------------------------------8-------------------------------|
|-0---5---8---5---10---8---7h8p7-8---8---12---10p8-----7---8---5-|
|-0-0---0---0---0----0---0-------8-8---8----8------5-5---5---5---|
    .   .   .   .    .   .         .   .    .      . .   .   .

|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-0--------------8-8-8--7-5-3-7-5-3--8-------------------------------|
|-0---5---8---5----------------------8---8---12---10p8-----7---8---5-|
|-0-0---0---0------------------------8-8---8----8------5-5---5---5---|
    .   .   .    . . .  . . . . . .    .   .    .      . .   .   .


Riff 3


Guitar 1 plays this twice

|--------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|0-------------0-------------8-------------5-------------|
|0---8---8p7---0---8---8p7p5-8---8---8p7p5-5---8---8p7p5-|
|0-0---0-------0-0---0-------8-8---8-------5-5---5-------|
   .   .         .   .         .   .         .   .

Guitar 1 plays this the third and fourth times
Guitar 2 plays it all four times

|--------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|0---7---7p5---0---7---7p5p3-8---7---7p5p3-5---7---7p5p3-|
|0-------------0-------------8-------------5-------------|
|0-0---0-------0-0---0-------8-8---8-------5-5---5-------|
   .   .         .   .         .   .         .   .


Riff 4


Guitars 1 and 2 play this twice

|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------x-x---|
|---------------------7---7----------------------------------------x-x---|
|-000-000-000-000-5-8---8---8----10-000-000-000-000-5-8-7-8----7---x-x---|
|-000-000-000-000-------------10----000-000-000-000---------10-----------|
  ... ... ... ...                   ... ... ... ...

|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------x-x--|
|---------------------7---7-----------------------------------------x-x--|
|-000-000-000-000-5-8---8---8----10-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-8-7-8----7--x-x--|
|-000-000-000-000-------------10----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------10---------|
  ... ... ... ...                   . . . . . . . . .


Riff 5


Guitars 1 and 2 play this twice

|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-0------------------0------------------7---|
|-0-0000-0-0-0-000-0-0-0000-0000-000--0---8-|
|-0-0000-0-0-0-000-0-0-0000-0000-000--------|
    .... . . . ... .   .... .... ...

Guitar 1 plays this twice

|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-0-----------------7---0-------------------|
|-0-0000-0000-000-0---8-0--0000-0-0-0-000---|
|-0-0000-0000-000-------0--0000-0-0-0-000---|
    .... .... ...          .... . . . ...

Guitar 2 plays this once

|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|-0-----------------7---0------------------------7---|
|-0-0000-0000-000-0---8-0--0000-0--10-8p7------0---8-|
|-0-0000-0000-000-------0--0000-0---------10p7-------|
    .... .... ...          .... .

|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-0-----------------7---0-----------------------|
|-0-0000-0000-000-0---8-0--0000-0--10-8p7-------|
|-0-0000-0000-000-------0--0000-0---------10p7\-|
    .... .... ...          .... .


Riff 6


Guitar 1 plays this four times

|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-8------------5------------0-------------------------|
|-8--8888888---5--5555555---0--0000000--10101010-7777-|
|-8--8888888---5--5555555---0--0000000--10101010-7777-|
Strum the notes

Guitar 2 plays this four times

|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-8-------10---5-------10---0-------10------------------7---|
|-8-8-7-8------5-8-7-8------0-8-7-8-----7-10-8p7------0---8-|
|-8------------5------------0--------------------10p7-------|

Guitar 1 plays this once

|----------------|
|----------------|
|----------------|
|-8------------5-|
|-8------------5-|
|-8------------5-|

Guitar 2 plays this once

|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|
|-8-------10---5-------10---|
|-8-8-7-8------5-8-7-8------|
|-8------------5------------|


Riff 4 (Variation)


Guitar 1 plays this four times
Guitar 2 plays it the first two times

|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------x-x---|
|---------------------7---7----------------------------------------x-x---|
|-000-000-000-000-5-8---8---8----10-000-000-000-000-5-8-7-8----7---x-x---|
|-000-000-000-000-------------10----000-000-000-000---------10-----------|
  ... ... ... ...                   ... ... ... ...

Guitar 2 plays this twice

|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------5---5----------------------------------------x-x---|
|-----------------3-5---5---5----8------------------3-7-5-7----5---x-x---|
|-000-000-000-000-------------7-----000-000-000-000---------7------x-x---|
|-000-000-000-000-------------------000-000-000-000----------------------|
  ... ... ... ...                   ... ... ... ...


Riff 6 (Variation)


Guitar 1 plays this three times

|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|-8------------5------------0-----------------------|
|-8------------5------------0-----------------------|
|-8------------5------------0-----------------------|

Guitar 2 plays this three times

|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|-8-------10---5-------10---0-------10-------------------7---|
|-8-8-7-8------5-8-7-8------0-8-7-8------7-10-8p7------0---8-|
|-8------------5------------0---------------------10p7-------|

Guitar 3 Plays this the third time only

|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|-7------------3------------2-----------------------|
|-x------------x------------x-----------------------|
|-5------------1------------0-----------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|


Guitar 1 plays this the fourth time

|----------------|
|----------------|
|----------------|
|-8------------5-|
|-8------------5-|
|-8------------5-|

Guitar 2 plays this the fourth time

|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|
|-8-------10---5-------10---|
|-8-8-7-8------5-8-7-8------|
|-8------------5------------|

Guitar 3 plays this the fourth time

|----------------|
|----------------|
|-5------------3-|
|-x------------x-|
|-3------------1-|
|----------------|


Riff 2 (Variation)


Guitar 1 plays this twice

|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|-0------------------------------8------------------------------|
|-0---5---8---5---10---8---7h8p7-8---8---12---10p8-----7---8---5|
|-0-0---0---0---0----0---0-------8-8---8----8------5-5---5---5--|
    .   .   .   .    .   .         .   .    .      . .   .   .

|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|-0------------------------------8------------------------------|
|-0---5---8---5--10-8-7-5-8-7-5--8---8---12---10p8-----7---8---5|
|-0-0---0---0--------------------8-8---8----8------5-5---5---5--|
    .   .   .                      .   .    .      . .   .   .

Guitar 2 plays all of this once

|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------5h7p5-8------------------------------|
|--------------------------------8---8---12---10p8-----7---8---5|
|--------------------------------8-8---8----8------5-5---5---5--|
                                   .   .    .      . .   .   .

|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|-0--------------8-7-5-3-7-5-3---8------------------------------|
|-0---5---8---5------------------8---8---12---10p8-----7---8---5|
|-0-0---0---0--------------------8-8---8----8------5-5---5---5--|
    .   .   .                      .   .    .      . .   .   .

|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|-0------------------------------8------------------------------|
|-0---5---8---5---10---8---7h8p7-8---8---12---10p8-----7---8---5|
|-0-0---0---0---0----0---0-------8-8---8----8------5-5---5---5--|
    .   .   .   .    .   .         .   .    .      . .   .   .

|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|-0--------------8-7-5-3-7-5-3---8------------------------------|
|-0---5---8---5------------------8---8---12---10p8-----7---8---5|
|-0-0---0---0--------------------8-8---8----8------5-5---5---5--|
    .   .   .                      .   .    .      . .   .   .


Riff 7


Guitars 1 and 2 play this once

|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|-8-------------------------------8-----------------------------|
|-8---8---12---10p8-----7---8---5-8---8---12---10p8-55555555----|
|-8-8---8----8------5-5---5---5---8-8---8----8------55555555----|
    .   .    .      . .   .   .     .   .    .      ........


Riff 8


Guitars 1 and 2 play this four times

|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|-000-000-000-0--000-000-000-000-|
|-000-000-000-0--000-000-000-000-|
  ... ... ... .  ... ... ... ...

On the fourth time, at the end, there is a pick slide and some sort of harmonic.
I don't know what fret it's on though so if you know, tell me please.

Riff 9


Guitars 1 plays four times

|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|-000-000-000-0--000-000-000-000-|
|-000-000-000-0--000-000-000-000-|
  ... ... ... .  ... ... ... ...

Guitar 2 plays this twice

|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|-000-000-000-0--000-000-10-8p7------|
|-000-000-000-0--000-000--------10p7-|
  ... ... ... .  ... ...

|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------7-----|
|-000-000-000-0-10-8p7------0---8-5-|
|-000-000-000-0--------10p7---------|
  ... ... ... .

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