top separator

Home

Forum

What's New

Submit a Tab

FAQ

Links

Contact Us

Link to Us

MuSpy.com

MetalTabs.com logo

Bands

0-9

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

V

W

X

Y

Z

Search

What

Where
 

Forbidden - "Off The Edge" Guitar Tab

Plain Text Version
More Forbidden Tabs

Hits: 1627
Updated: 2009-01-07 01:40:10

 

By:

MetalThrashingMad

sendpm.gif

email.gif

Co-authored by:

The Doctor

sendpm.gif

email.gif

Important note
This tab is available online because we obtained explicit permission from Forbidden or their label.


#----------------------------------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.#
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

  Visit MetalTabs.com for more metal tablature
  
|==============================================================================|
|                                Off The Edge                                  |
|                                By Forbidden                                  |
|                       From the 1988 Album Forbidden Evil                     |
|                    Transcribed by Menno Roymans / The Doctor                 |
|                     and Steve Rubaszek / MetalThrashingMad                   |
|                                                                              |
|                                                                              |
|  Email - Steve - Thrasher502@hotmail.com                                     |
|                                                                              |
|  Version - 1.1 - January 4, 2009                                             |
|                                                                              |
|  Song written by Forbidden                                                   |
|                                                                              |
|  Tuning - All guitars and bass 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  |                  |
|                  |                                        |                  |
|                  | |______7______| - grouped in 7's       |                  |
|                  |________________________________________|                  |
|                                                                              |
|                                                                              |
|==============================================================================|


 0:00 - 0:55
 Bass intro x8                    x4
|------------------------8--|    |---------------------------|
|------5-----5-----5---5----|    |---------------------------|
|----7-----7-----7---7------|    |----------7-7-------7---6--|
|--0-----6-----0------------|    |--0-0-0-6-----0-0-0---8----|

 x4
|--------------------|    |---------------------------|
|------8-------------|    |---------------------------|
|------8-------7---6-|    |---------------------------|
|--0-------0-----8---|    |--3-2-0-0-3-2-0-0-3-2-0-3--|


 Intro - 0:00
|--------------------------|-----------------------|
|--------------------------|-----------------------|
|---(9)-----------9-----8--|--------------9-----8--|
|---(9)-----------9--9--8--|--2-----------9--9--8--|
|---(7)-----------7--9--6--|--2-----------7--9--6--|
|--------------------7-----|--0--------------7-----|
     ^ fade in on
        right channel

|--------------------------|-----------------------|
|--------------------------|-----------------------|
|--9--\-----------------x--|--x-----------9-----8--|
|--9--\-----------------x--|--x-----------9--9--8--|
|--7--\-----------------x--|--x-----------7--9--6--|
|--------------------------|--------0\-------7-----|
                           bar dive ^
                             left channel
 x4
|--------------------|--------------------|
|--------------------|--------------------|
|--9\-------3--------|-----------9-----8--|
|--9\-------3--------|--2--------9--9--8--|
|--7\----2--1--2--2--|--2--2--2--7--9--6--|
|--------0-----0--0--|--0--0--0-----7-----|
         _     ____        ____

 0:41 x2
|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|---------3----------------9-----8--|--9\-----3----------------9-----8--|
|--2------3---------2------9--9--8--|--7\-----3---------2------9--9--8--|
|--2------1---------2------7--9--6--|--7\-----1---------2------7--9--6--|
|--0------1---------0---------7-----|--0------1---------0---------7-----|

|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|
|-3-2-0-0-3-2-0-0-3-2-0-3--|
| _______________________
|
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|
|-----------------5-4-2-5--|
|--------------------------|
|-3-2-0-0-3-2-0-0----------|
  _______________


 Main verse - 0:56 x2
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|--4---------------------------ph----------|
|------2---3---4---1---2---3---4-----------|
|--2-0---2---2---2---2---2---2-----3-2-0-3-|
     _   _   _   _   _   _   _     _______
                                              Fill - 1:06
|------------------------------------------| |----------------------|
|------------------------------------------| |----------------------|
|------------------------------------------| |-----5-----4----------|
|------------------------------ph----------| |--4--5--5--4----------|
|------2---3---4---1---2---3---5-----------| |--4--3--5--2----------|
|--2-0---2---2---2---2---2---2-----3-2-0-3-| |--2-----3-----3-2-0-3-|
   ___   _   _   _   _   _   _     _______                  _______


 Verse 1 - 1:08 x2
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|--7------------------------------|
|--6------6------6----------------|--7------6------6----------------|
|--6--6-6-6--6-6-6--6-6-----------|--5--6-6-6--6-6-6--6-6-----------|
|--4--4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4--5-4-2-4--|-----4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4--5-4-2-4--|
      ___    ___    ___  _______        ___    ___    ___  _______

|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|-----7-----6----------|
|--6--7--7--6----------|
|--6--5--7--4----------|
|--4-----5-----3-2-0-3-|
               _______


 Verse 2 - 1:18 x2
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|--5------------------------------|
|--4------4------4----------------|--5------4------4----------------|
|--4--4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-----------|--3--4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-----------|
|--2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2--3-2-0-2--|-----2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2--3-2-0-2--|
      ___    ___    ___  _______        ___    ___    ___  _______


|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|-----7-----6----------|
|--6--7--7--6----------|
|--6--5--7--4----------|
|--4-----5-----3-2-0-3-|
               _______


  Chorus part 1 - 1:28
|------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|--9---9---10---10---7---7---8---8---|--5---5---6---6---3---3------------|
|----7---7----6----6---5---5---4---4-|----3---3---2---2---1---1----------|
|------------------------------------|--------------------------3-2-0-3--|
     _   _    _    _   _   _   _   _      _   _   _   _   _   _ _______


 Chorus part 2
|----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|--9--9------------7--7------------|-----------------------------|
|--9--9--10--------7--7--8---------|----------------4------------|
|--7--7--6-6666666-5--5--44444444--|--33333---22222-4------------|
|----------------------------------|----------------2----3-2-0-3-|
|          _______        _______     _____   _____      _______
|
|----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-9-------10-------7--------8------|----------------4------------|
|-7-777777-6666666-5-555555-444444-|--33333---22222-4------------|
|----------------------------------|----------------2----3-2-0-3-|
    ______  ______   ______  _____    _____   _____      _______


 chorus part 3 - 1:32
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|-----5--6-------------------|-----5--6-------------------|
|-----5--6--6--6--6----------|-----5--6--6--7--7----------|
|-----3--4--6--6--6----------|-----3--4--6--7--7----------|
|--2--------4--4--4--3-2-0-3-|--2--------4--5--5--3-2-0-3-|
   _                 _______    _                 _______


|----------------------------|-----------------|-----------------------------|
|----------------------------|-----------------|-----------------------------|
|-----5--6-------------------|-----5--6--------|-----------------------------|
|-----5--6--6--6--6----------|-----5--6--6--7--|---------------------5-4-2-5-|
|-----3--4--6--6--6----------|-----3--4--6--7--|-----------------------------|
|--2--------4--4--4--3-2-0-3-|--2--------4--5--|-----3-2-0-0-3-2-0-0-3-2-0-3-|
   _                 _______    _                    _______________________


Repeat main verse x2 - 1:45
Repeat verse 1 x2  - 1:57
Repeat verse 2 x2  - 2:07
Repeat chorus parts 1, 2 and 3 - 2:17 - solo I start


  Solo I - 2:34 - 2:42
|--------------|-----------------|------------------------|
|------------5-|--5--------------|-(5)---10------------10-|
|----------7---|--7wb------------|-(7)------12-11---------|
|--------------|-----------------|------------------------|
|--------------|-----------------|------------------------|
|--------------|-----------------|------------------------|


|-------------------------------------9-------------------|-------9--------|
|-9h10p9----9-10-13-10-9-10-9----9-10---10-9-10-9----9-10-|---------9------|
|--------11-------------------11------------------11------|-11b13-----11~~-|
|---------------------------------------------------------|----------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|----------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|----------------|


 Solo II - 2:42 - 2:50
|-------------|-------------9p6-h9----------------|
|-------------|--------------------9-7\6--7/9~~~--|
|-6b8-4-------|-------5h7h8-----------------------|
|-------6-----|-4h6h7-----------------------------|
|-------------|-----------------------------------|
|-------------|-----------------------------------|


|-11p8-----------9----------------------------------------|
|------9-12\11-7---11-7-9h11p9p7--------------------------|
|--------------------------------11p9p8-------------------|
|---------------------------------------11p9p8------8h9p8-|
|----------------------------------------------11-9-------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|


|----------------------------nh-----------|
|----------------------------3\-----------|
|------------------------------\--bar-----|
|-------------------------------\--dive---|
|-11-9-8--------8h9p8---------------------|
|--------11-9-8-------11-9-7--------------|


 Solo III - 2:51 - 2:58
|-21-17----------17-19-15----------15-17-14----------14-17-14----------14-|
|-------19----19----------17----17----------16----16----------16----16----|
|----------20----------------18----------------17----------------17-------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


|-15wb---------------------|
|---------15-14-15~~~------|
|---------------------16\--|
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|


|-----------------------------------|----------------------------|
|-----7-----9-----10-----------10---|-------------------------16-|
|-6-7---6-7---6-7----6-7-6-7-6----6-|-2--------------------16----|
|-----------------------------------|---5-4-2--------------------|
|-----------------------------------|---------5-2----------------|
|-----------------------------------|-------------5-3-2\---------|
  ___   ___   ___    __________   _   _______________   bar dive


 Solo IV - 2:59 - 3:07
|16----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--16---16h17p16p14------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----16-----------16-15-13-15h16p15p13----------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------16-15-13-15h16p15p13--------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------16-15-13-15h16p15p13|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  |______7________| |________7________| |________7________| |________7________|


|--------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------14-|
|-------------------13----------------------6/-----|
|-------------15-16----16-15-13-15-16/18~~~--------|
|----13-15-16--------------------------------------|
|-16-----------------------------------------------|


|--------------------------------------17p15p14----14h15p14-------------|
|-15-18p14-15h17p15p14-----15-17/21\17----------17----------17p14-17/20-|
|----------------------h16----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|


|-19p17p16----20p17-22p20p19----19-22p19-22hb~~~---20\--|
|----------19----------------22-------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|


 ~~UNDER SOLOS~~

 Solo Riff I - 2:34 - 2:42 x2
|---------------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------------------ph---|
|-4-------3-------4-------5-------|---------3-------4-------4~~--|
|-4-------3-------4-------5-------|---------3-------4------------|
|---2-2-2---2-2-2---2-2-2---2-2-2-|-6-2-2-2---2-2-2---2-2-2------|
    _____   _____   _____   _____   _______   _____   _____


 Solo Riff II - 2:42 - 2:50 x2
|---------------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------------------ph---|
|-6-------5-------6-------7-------|---------5-------6-------6~~--|
|-6-------5-------6-------7-------|---------5-------6------------|
|---4-4-4---4-4-4---4-4-4---4-4-4-|-8-4-4-4---4-4-4---4-4-4------|
    _____   _____   _____   _____   _______   _____   _____


Repeat solo riff I (under soloing)
Repeat solo riff II (under soloing)


After solo (under whammy bar wailing):

 Riff x4 - 3:08                       Riff 2 x4
|----------------------------------| |----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------| |----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------| |----------------------------------|
|---------4-------3-------3---3----| |---------8-------7-------7---7----|
|-2-------2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--| |-6-------6-6-6-6-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
|-0-0-0-0--------------------------| |-4-4-4-4--------------------------|
    _____   _____   _____   _   _        _____   _____   _____   ___ _


Repeat solo riff I
Repeat solo riff II


 3:43
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-9-------9-------9---9-----------|-10--10--10-------10--10-----------|
|-7-------7-------7---7-----------|-6---6---6--------6---6------------|
|---7-7-7---7-7-7---7---0-3-2-0-0-|---6---6----6-6-6---6----0-3-2-0-0-|
|   _____   _____   _   _________     _   _    _____   _    _________
|
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-9-------------------------------|-10--------------------------------|
|-7-------------------------------|-6---------------------------------|
|-0---------------------0-3-2-0-0-|-8-----------------------0-3-2-0-0-|
                        _________                           _________


|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-7-------7-------7---7-----------|-8-------8-------8---8------------|
|-5-------5-------5---5-----------|-4-------4-------4---4------------|
|---5-5-5---5-5-5---5---0-3-2-0-0-|---4-4-4---4-4-4---4----0-3-2-0-0-|
|   _____   _____   _   _________     _____   _____   _    _________
|
|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-7-------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-7-------------------------------|-8--------------------------------|
|-5-------------------------------|-4--------------------------------|
|-----------------------0-3-2-0-0-|-6----------------------0-3-2-0-0-|
                        _________                          _________


|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-5-------5-------5---5-----------|-6-------6-------6---6------------|
|-3-------3-------3---3-----------|-2-------2-------2---2------------|
|---3-3-3---3-3-3---3---0-3-2-0-0-|---2-2-2---2-2-2---2----0-3-2-0-0-|
|   _____   _____   _   _________     _____   _____   _    _________
|
|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-5-------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-5-------------------------------|-6--------------------------------|
|-3-------------------------------|-2--------------------------------|
|-----------------------0-3-2-0-0-|-4----------------------0-3-2-0-0-|
                        _________                          _________


|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|-3-------3-------3---3-----------|
|-1-------1-------1---1-----------|
|---1-1-1---1-1-1---1---0-3-2-0-0-|
|   _____   _____   _   _________
|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|-3-------------------------------|
|-3-------------------------------|
|-1-------------------------------|
|-----------------------0-3-2-0-0-|
                        _________


 Repeat chorus part 2 - 3:57
 Repeat chorus part 3 - 4:02


 END

  Visit MetalTabs.com for more metal tablature

bottom separator

Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Disclaimer | Legal Notice
Copyright © 2001-2014 MetalTabs.com. All Rights Reserved.