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Watchtower - "Control And Resistance" Guitar Tab

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Rated: 5.00 out of 5 (3 votes)
Updated: 2008-02-05 23:51:56

 

By:

MetalThrashingMad

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Co-authored by:

Hidrio

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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#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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|==============================================================================|
|                             Control & Resistance                             |
|                                By Watchtower                                 |
|                   From the 1989 Album Control And Resistance                 |
|                 Transcribed by Steve Rubaszek / MetalThrashingMad            |
|                            and Ryan Hidrio / Hidrio                          |
|                                                                              |
|                                                                              |
|  Email - Steve - Thrasher502@hotmail.com                                     |
|                                                                              |
|  Email - Ryan -  ryanhidrio@hotmail.com                                      |
|                                                                              |
|  Version - 1.0 - October 28, 2007                                            |
|                                                                              |
|  Song written by Watchtower                                                  |
|                                                                              |
|  Tuning - All guitars are in standard                                        |
|                                                                              |
|                   ________________________________________                   |
|                  |                                        |                  |
|                  |                 KEY:                   |                  |
|                  |                                        |                  |
|                  |                                        |                  |
|                  | _ = Palm mute           x = scrape     |                  |
|                  |                                        |                  |
|                  | / = slide up            \ = slide down |                  |
|                  |                                        |                  |
|                  | h = hammer-on           p = pull-off   |                  |
|                  |                                        |                  |
|                  | ph = pinched harmonic   \              |                  |
|                  |                          \ = dive with |                  |
|                  | nh = natural harmonic     \      bar   |                  |
|                  |                                        |                  |
|                  | ~ = vibrato             _ = palm mute  |                  |
|                  |________________________________________|                  |
|                                                                              |
|                                                                              |
| *When Riff 1a is repeated at 0:32, the 3rd and 7th frets                     |
|   are not palm - muted as they were the first time around.                   |
|                                                                              |
| *The chords on all the "Chord fig." sections are played                      |
|   on two guitars, split separately in the recording.                         |
|                                                                              |
|==============================================================================|

Intro - 0:00

|-----------------|---------------8-|
|-----------------|---------6p5-----|
|-----------------|-------0-----6---|
|-----8-----8---8-|---8-9-----------|
|-0-6---0-6---6---|-6---------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|

|----------------------|-----------|-----------------|
|----------------------|------10---|-----------------|
|----------------------|-10-9----9-|-----3-4-----3-4-|
|---10-9-------10-9----|-----------|-----------------|
|--------10---------10-|-----------|-2-------2-------|
|-11--------11---------|-----------|---3-------3-----|

|-----------------|-----4------------|------------------------|
|---------------3-|-4-5--------------|------------------------|
|-----------------|---------nh-------|---[laser gun noises]---|
|-----------------|---------5--------|------------------------|
|-2---------------|------------------|------------------------|
|---3-0-3-2-0-4---|------------------|------------------------|


 Riff 1a - 0:24
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------6-|
|-----7---7-----7---7-----7---7-----3---3-----------0h3h6-4---|
|-5-5---5---5-5---6---6-6---------------------0h3h6-----------|
|---------------------------5---5-5---1---1-1-----------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
  ___________________________________________


 Riff 1b
|------------------------------------------nh------|
|-------------------------------------------5------|
|-----7---7-----7----[rest]----7---7---------\-----|
|-5-5---5---5-5------------------5---5-5------\----|
|----------------------------------------------\---|
|--------------------------------------------------|
  _______________              _________


 Repeat Riff 1a


 Riff 1c
|---------------------------------------------10------------------|
|------------------------------------------------9----------------|
|-----7---7-----7---7-----7---7--------------------8-9-10---------|
|-5-5---5---5-5---6---6-6-----------8---8-----------------8-------|
|---------------------------5---5-5-------------------------10-11-|
|-------------------------------------6---6-6---------------------|
  ___   _   ___   _   ___   _   ___   _   ___


 Repeat Riff 1a
 Repeat Riff 1c


 Fill 1 - 0:52
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|-----5---5----------------------------|
|-5-5-5-5-5-----77-----5-------77----5-|
|-3-3-3-3-3--66----66-----6--3----66---|
  _________  ________     __________


 Riff 2a
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------12------12\11-----11-10-|
|------16\------12-----9-10----9-10-------8-9-------|
|------14\------10----------------------------------|
|-0000-----0000-------------------------------------|
  ____     ____


 Riff 2b x3 - 0:58
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------12------12\11-----11-10-|
|--------16\------12-----9-10----9-10-------8-9-------|
|--------14\------10----------------------------------|
|-0-0000-----0000-------------------------------------|
  ______     ____


 Fill 2
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------8-|
|-----10/9-----9/8---[rest]-------9-----10-------|
|-7-8------6-7----------------7-7---7-7----7-7---|
|------------------------------------------------|
                              ___   ___    ___


 Repeat Riff 2b x3
 Repeat Fill 2


 Riff 3 x3 - 1:22         Riff 4
|----------------------| |--------------------------------------------|
|----------------------| |--------------------------------------------|
|-6--------------------| |--------------------------------------------|
|-6-------7---7--------| |-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-1-0-3-1-0--------------------|
|-4-4444--4---4--------| |-------------------------4-3-2-1------------|
|---------5---5--5555--| |---------------------------------5-4-3-2-3~-|
    ____         ____


 Repeat Riff 3 x3                           |-------|
 Repeat Riff 4                              |-------|
 Repeat Riff 3 x3                           |-------|
 Repeat Riff 4                              |-------|
 Repeat Riff 3 x3                    ->     |-------|
 Repeat Riff 4, then this at the end ->     |-/15~~-|
 Repeat Riff 2b x3 - 1:56


 Riff 2b with harmonic at the end
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------ph---|
|-----------------------------12------12\11-----11-10-10\--|
|--------16\------12-----9-10----9-10-------8-9------------|
|--------14\------10---------------------------------------|
|-0-0000-----0000------------------------------------------|
  ______     ____


 Chorus 1 x2 - 2:09
|------------------------|-----------------------|----------------------------|
|------------------------|-----------------------|----------------------------|
|------------------------|-----------------------|----------------------------|
|-4-----4-----4-----4/5--|-4-----4-----4----4/5--|-4-----4-----4-----5-----5--|
|-4-----4-----4-----4/5--|-4-----4-----4----4/5--|-4-----4-----4-----5-----5--|
|-2--22-2--22-2--22-2/3--|-2--22-2--22-2-22-2/3--|-2--22-2--22-2--22-3-----3--|
     __    __    __           __    __   __           __    __    __


 Chorus 2
|------------------------|------------------------|----------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|----------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|----------------------------|
|-4-----4-----4-----4/5--|-4-----4-----4-----4/5--|-4-----4-----4------5----5--|
|-4-----4-----4-----4/5--|-4-----4-----4-----4/5--|-4-----4-----4------5----5--|
|-2--22-2--22-2--22-2/3--|-2--22-2--22-2-22--2/3--|-2--22-2--22-2--2-2-3----3--|
|    __    __    __           __    __   __            __    __    ___         |
|                                                                              |
|------------------------|------------------------|----------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------11----11---11/12-|-11----11----11---11/12-|-11----11----11-----12---12-|
|-11----11----11---11/12-|-11----11----11---11/12-|-11----11----11-----12---12-|
|-9--99----99----99------|----99----99----99------|----99----99----9-9---------|
|------------------------|------------------------|----------------------------|
     __    __    __           __    __   __            __    __    ___


 Chorus 3
|-----------------------|-----------------------|------------------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|------------------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|------------------------------|
|-4-----4-----4-----4/5-|-4-----4-----4-----4/5-|-4-----4-----4------5---5---5-|
|-4-----4-----4-----4/5-|-4-----4-----4-----4/5-|-4-----4-----4------5---5---5-|
|-2--22-2--22-2--22-2/3-|-2--22-2--22-2-22--2/3-|-2--22-2--22-2--2-2-3---3---3-|
|    __    __    __          __    __   __           __    __    ___           |
|                                                                              |
|-----------------------|-----------------------|------------------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|------------------------------|
|-11----11---11---11/12-|-11----11---11---11/12-|-11----11---11-----12--12--12-|
|-11----11---11---11/12-|-11----11---11---11/12-|-11----11---11-----12--12--12-|
|----99----99---99------|----99----99---99------|----99---99----9-9------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|------------------------------|
     __    __    __          __    __   __          __    __    ___


 Riff 4a x4 - 2:39                   Riff 4b x2
|---------------------------------| |---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------| |---------------------------------|
|---6-----6-----4-----6-----6-----| |---9-----9-----7-----9-----9-----|
|---6-----6-----4-----6-----6-----| |---9-----9-----7-----9-----9-----|
|-4---4-4---4-4-----4---4-4---4-4-| |-7---7-7---7-7-----7---7-7---7-7-|
|---------------------------------| |---------------------------------|
  _   ___   ___     _   ___   ___     _   ___   ___     _   ___   ___


 Riff 4c - x2
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|---10-----10-----------10-----10-----|
|---10-----10---10\8~---10-----10-----|
|-8----8-8----8-------8----8-8----8-8-|
|-------------------------------------|
  _    ___    _       _    ___    ___


 Riff 4d - 2:57
|-------------------------------|------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|------------------------------|
|-------------------------8-----|---8-----8-8-8-------8---8----|
|-------------------------8-----|---8-----8-8-8-------8---8----|
|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---6-6-|-6---6-6-------6-6-6---6---6\-|
  ______________________    ___   _   _______________   _


 Fill 3 (hint: use three fingers)
|--------------------|
|--------------------|
|--------------------|
|---4-----5-----6----|
|-1---3-2---4-3---5--|
|--------------------|


 Riff 5a x2 - 3:02
|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|----3h5h6p5p3-------------------|----3h5h6p5p3---------------------|
|--------------4---4--4---4-4----|--------------4---4--------4------|
|------------------4--4---4-4----|------------------4--------4------|
|-4----------------2--2-2-2-2-2--|-4----------------2--2-2-2---2-2--|
|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
                        _     _                          _____   ___

 Riff 5b
|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|----5h7h8p7p5-------------------|----5h7h8p7p5---------------------|
|--------------7---7--7---7-7----|--------------7---7--------7------|
|------------------7--7---7-7----|------------------7--------7------|
|-7----------------5--5-5-5-5-5--|-7----------------5--5-5-5---5-5--|
|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
                        _     _                        _____   ___

 Riff 5c
|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|----6h8h9p8p6-------------------|----6h8h9p8p6---------------------|
|--------------8---8--8---8-8----|--------------8---8--------8------|
|------------------8--8---8-8----|------------------8--------8------|
|-8----------------6--6-6-6-6-6--|-8----------------6--6-6-6---6-6--|
|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
                        _     _                        _____   ___


 Riff(s) 6 - 3:20
|----------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|------8-8-8-8-8-6-----------8-----|---8-----8-8-8-6---8-----8-------|
|-\8-8-8-8-8-8-8-6-----------------|-----------8-8-6---8-----8-------|
|-\6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4---6-6-6-6---6-6-|-6---6-6-------------6-6---6-6-6-|
                     _______   ___   _   ___             ___   _____


 Repeat Fill 3
 Repeat Riff 5a x2
 Repeat Riff 5b
 Repeat Riff 5c
 Repeat Riff 6
 Repeat Fill 3


 Pre-solo - 3:50
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----7---7-----8---8-----7---7-----10---10-----|
|-5-5---5---5-5---6---6-6---5---5-5----8----8-8-|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
  ___   _   ___   _   ___   _   ___    _    ___


|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-7---7-----8---8-----7---7-----10---10-----|
|---5---5-5---6---6-6---5---5-5----8----8-8-|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
    _   ___   _   ___   _   ___    _    ___


               [solo]


 Riff 7 - 4:45
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------6------------6----------------6------------6--|
|---------------5------------5----------------5------------5--|
|---------------3------------3----------------3------------3--|
|--------------------------3----------------3------------3----|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0------0-0-0-0-0-0------0-0-0-0------|
  _____________    _______      ___________      _______


 Fill 4
|---------------------|
|-6------6------6-----|
|-5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5-|
|-3-5-5--3-5-5--3-5-5-|
|---3-3----3-3----3-3-|
|---------------------|


 Chord fig. 1
|-1-1----1-1----1-1----1-1----|-2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2----|
|-1-1----1-1----1-1----1-1----|-2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2----|
|-2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2----|-3-3----3-3----3-3----3-3----|
|-3-3-x--3-3-x--3-3-x--3-3----|-4-4-x--4-4-x--4-4-x--4-4-x--|
|-3-3-x--3-3-x--3-3-x--3-3----|-4-4-x--4-4-x--4-4-x--4-4-x--|
|-1-1-x--1-1-x--1-1-x--1-1----|-2-2-x--2-2-x--2-2-x--2-2-x--|


 Chord fig. 2
|-6-6----6-6----6-6----6-6----|-6-6----6-6----6-6----6-6----|
|-6-6----6-6----6-6----6-6----|-6-6----6-6----6-6----6-6----|
|-7-7----7-7----7-7----7-7----|-7-7----7-7----7-7----7-7----|
|-8-8-x--8-8-x--8-8-x--8-8----|-8-8-x--8-8-x--8-8-x--8-8-x--|
|-8-8-x--8-8-x--8-8-x--8-8----|-8-8-x--8-8-x--8-8-x--8-8-x--|
|-6-6-x--6-6-x--6-6-x--6-6----|-6-6-x--6-6-x--6-6-x--6-6-x--|


 Repeat Chord fig. 1 - 5:02
 Repeat Chord fig. 2


 Chord fig. 3 - 5:12
|-1-1----1-1----1-1----1-1----|-2-2---------------------------|
|-1-1----1-1----1-1----1-1----|-2-2-----6-6-------6-6---------|
|-2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2----|-3-3-7-7-5-5-7-7-7-5-5-7---7-7-|
|-3-3-x--3-3-x--3-3-x--3-3----|-4-4-7-7-----7-7-7-----7---7-7-|
|-3-3-x--3-3-x--3-3-x--3-3----|-4-4---------------------------|
|-1-1-x--1-1-x--1-1-x--1-1----|-2-2---------------------------|
                                    ___     _____     _   ___


 Repeat Chord fig. 2


 Chord fig. 4
|-1-1----1-1----1-1----1-1----|------9p6---8p5---7p4---6p3---5p2---4p1---3-|
|-1-1----1-1----1-1----1-1----|----7-----7-----6-----5-----4-----3-----2---|
|-2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2----|--------------------------------------------|
|-3-3-x--3-3-x--3-3-x--3-3----|-4------------------------------------------|
|-3-3-x--3-3-x--3-3-x--3-3----|-4------------------------------------------|
|-1-1-x--1-1-x--1-1-x--1-1----|-2------------------------------------------|


 Chord fig. 6 - 5:26
|-6-6----6-6----6-6----6-6----|-6-6----6-6----6-6----6-6----| |--0---|
|-6-6----6-6----6-6----6-6----|-6-6----6-6----6-6----6-6----| |--0---|
|-7-7----7-7----7-7----7-7----|-7-7----7-7----7-7----7-7----| |--1---|
|-8-8-x--8-8-x--8-8-x--8-8----|-8-8-x--8-8-x--8-8-x--8-8-x--| |--2---|
|-8-8-x--8-8-x--8-8-x--8-8----|-8-8-x--8-8-x--8-8-x--8-8-x--| |--2---|
|-6-6-x--6-6-x--6-6-x--6-6----|-6-6-x--6-6-x--6-6-x--6-6-x--| |--0---|


 Repeat Riff 2b x4


 Riff 3b x3 - 5:45         Riff 4
|----------------------| |--------------------------------------------|
|----------------------| |--------------------------------------------|
|-6--------------------| |--------------------------------------------|
|-6-------7---7--------| |-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-1-0-3-1-0--------------------|
|-4-------4---4--------| |-------------------------4-3-2-1------------|
|---------5---5--5555--| |---------------------------------5-4-3-2-3~-|
                 ____

 Repeat Riff 3b x3                          |-15----|
 Repeat Riff 4                              |-15----|
 Repeat Riff 3b x3                          |-------|
 Repeat Riff 4                              |-------|
 Repeat Riff 3b x3                   ->     |-------|
 Repeat Riff 4, then this at the end ->     |-------|
 Repeat First Intro Riff - 6:18


 Intro riff slightly altered
|-----------------|----------------8-|
|-----------------|---------66-5-----|
|-----------------|-------0------6---|
|-----8-----8---8-|---8-9------------|
|-0-6---0-6---6---|-6----------------|
|-----------------|------------------|


 Repeat Chorus 1 x2


 Chorus outro - 6:38
|------------------------|----------------9-------------------|
|------------------------|-----------8-11---11-8--------------|
|-11----11----11---11/12-|-11----11--------------11-8---------|
|-11----11----11---11/12-|-11----11-------------------12-9----|
|----99----99----99------|----99---------------------------10-|
|------------------------|------------------------------------|
     __    __    __           __


|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|--------------------------------12-|
|---------11-11-11-11-11/--12----12-|
|-9~~------9--9--9--9--9/--10-------|
|-----------------------------------|


|------------------------|------------------------|----------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|---------------------13--13-|
|-11----11----11---11/12-|-11----11----11---11/12-|-11---11---11---11---12--12-|
|-11----11----11---11/12-|-11----11----11---11/12-|-11---11---11---11----------|
|----99----99----99------|----99----99----99------|---99---99---99-------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|----------------------------|
     __    __    __           __    __    __          __   __   __

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