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Hell Or High Water guitar tab

HELL OR HIGH WATER (from the KISS CD "CRAZY NIGHTS")
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Transcribed by Emil Ortenmark, emil@kissasylum.com

Standard tuning

Comments: The key to these parts is the heavily distorted sound, bordering
on the obnoxious. If need be, both parts of the chorus (Rhy. Figs 4a/4b and
5a/5b) can be played by one guitar. As for the solo, it has it all: blues
riffing, tapping, whammy bar antics and a second (Ouch!).


Key:
/    = slide up
\    = slide down
b    = bend (whole step)
b^   = bend (1/2 step)
b^^  = bend (1 1/2 steps)
pb   = pre-bend
r    = release-bend
t    = tap with righthand finger
h    = hammer-on
p    = pull-off
~    = Vibrato
*    = Natural Harmonic
#(#) = Trill
**   = Artificial Harmonic
x    = Dead notes (no pitch)
P.M. = Palm mute (- -> underneath indicates which notes)
(\)  = Dive w\bar
(/)  = Release w\bar
Tp   = Tap w\plectrum




Rhythm Fig. 1

E|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|--5h6-5--6--x-x-6--5-------3---(\/)-(\/)-(\/)-(\/)--------|
G|--5-5-5--5--x-x-5--5-------0---(\/)-(\/)-(\/)-(\/)--------|
D|--5h7-5--7--x-x-7--5-------0---(\/)-(\/)-(\/)-(\/)--------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|
   <- - - - 2x - - - ->





Rhythm Fig. 2

E|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|--3-------------------------------------------------------|
G|--0---------0--5~------------5/-8~---------3--------------|
D|--0---------0--5~------------5/-8~---------3------3-------|
A|-------------------------------------------1------3-------|
E|--------------------------------------------------1-------|




E|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|--3-------------------------------------------------------|
G|--0---------0--5~------------5/-8~--------------3---------|
D|--0---------0--5~------------5/-8~-----------3-----3------|
A|-----------------------------------------0-1-------3------|
E|---------------------------------------------------1------|
                                           P.M.

Rhythm Fig. 3


E|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|--8--6--8----6--8-------8--6--8----6--8-------------------|
G|--7--7--7----7--7-------8--8--8----8--8-------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|



E|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|--13--13--13--13--13--13--13--11----11--11--10----10--10--|
G|--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--10----10--10--10----10--10--|
D|----------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|


Rhythm Fig. 4a

E|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|--3----3--------------------------------------------------|
G|--0----0----3--2--3/-5------------------------------------|
D|--0----0----3--2--3/-5------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
E|--3----3---------------------0--0--1--1--2--2-------------|


Rhythm Fig. 4b

E|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|--3----3--------------------------------------------------|
G|--0----0--------------------------------------------------|
D|--0----0--------------------------------------------------|
A|------------1--0--1--3------------------------------------|
E|--3----3---------------------0--0--1--1--2--2-------------|



Rhythm Fig. 5a

E|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|--3----3--------------------------------------------------|
G|--0----0----3--2--3/-5------------------------------------|
D|--0----0----3--2--3/-5------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
E|--3----3---------------------0-0--0-1--1-2--2-3-----------|


Rhythm Fig. 5b

E|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|--3----3--------------------------------------------------|
G|--0----0--------------------------------------------------|
D|--0----0--------------------------------------------------|
A|------------1--0--1--3------------------------------------|
E|--3----3---------------------0-0--0-1--1-2--2-3-----------|


Rhythm Fig. 6a

E|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|--3----3----------------------------------5h6-------------|
G|--0----0----3--2--3/-5----3--5----5--3----5-5-------------|
D|--0----0----3--2--3/-5----3--5----5--3----5h7-------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
E|--3----3--------------------------------------------------|



E|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----5--6--x--6--5--6--5---(\/)--(\/)--(\/)----------------|
G|----5--5--x--5--5--5--5---(\/)--(\/)--(\/)----------------|
D|----5--7--x--7--5--7--5---(\/)--(\/)--(\/)----------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|



Rhythm Fig. 6b

E|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|--3----3----------------------------------5h6-------------|
G|--0----0------------------3--5----5--3----5-5-------------|
D|--0----0------------------3--5----5--3----5h7-------------|
A|------------1--0--1--3------------------------------------|
E|--3----3--------------------------------------------------|



E|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----5--6--x--6--5--6--5---(\/)--(\/)--(\/)----------------|
G|----5--5--x--5--5--5--5---(\/)--(\/)--(\/)----------------|
D|----5--7--x--7--5--7--5---(\/)--(\/)--(\/)----------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|




Rhythm Fig. 7

E|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|--3----3--------------------------------------------------|
G|--0----0----3--0--3/-5-----3--5~---5--3--5--5-------------|
D|--0----0----3--0--3/-5-----3--5~---5--3--5--5-------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
E|--3----3--------------------------------------------------|



E|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------|
G|----3--5~---5--5--7---------------------------------------|
D|----3--5~---5--5--7---------------------------------------|
A|---------------3--5---------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|




Rhythm Fig. 8a

E|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|--8--11------8--11-------8--8----------11------8----------|
G|--8--8-------8--8--------8--8--10/-12------10--8----------|
D|--8--8-------8--8--------8--8------------------8----------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|



E|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|--5----6--6--6--6--6--5-----6----5--6--5--6--5--7---------|
G|--5----5--5--5--5--5--5-----5----5--5--5--5--5--7---------|
D|--5----7--7--7--7--7--5-----7----5--7--5--7--5--7---------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|



E|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|--8--8------8--11--8----------11--8--8--------------------|
G|--8--8------8--8---8--10/-12------8--8--------------------|
D|--8--8------8--8---8--------------8--8--------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|




E|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------13------10----10----------13------10----11--10--|
G|--12/-14------12--10----10--12/-14------12--10----10--10--|
D|------------------10----10------------------10----12--10--|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|




Rhythm Fig. 8b

E|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------|
G|--8-----8----8--8-------8-----8----8--8--8----------------|
D|--8-----8----8--8-------8-----8----8--8--8----------------|
A|--6--6--6----6--6-------6--6--6----6--6--6----------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|
      P.M.                  P.M.



E|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|--5----6--6--6--6--6--5-----6----5--6--5--6--5--7---------|
G|--5----5--5--5--5--5--5-----5----5--5--5--5--5--7---------|
D|--5----7--7--7--7--7--5-----7----5--7--5--7--5--7---------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|



E|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------|
G|--8-----8----8--8-------8-----8----8--8--8----------------|
D|--8-----8----8--8-------8-----8----8--8--8----------------|
A|--6--6--6----6--6-------6--6--6----6--6--6----------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|
      P.M.                  P.M.


E|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------|
G|--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--------------------------|
D|--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--------------------------|
A|--8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|
    < - - - - - - 2x - - - - - - - >


Solo

E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------18b^^----------------|
G|--15b-------15b**-15**-13**----13b-13**~------------------------------|
D|----------------------------15----------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|




E|-----------------------------------------------15-18b----t22p18---t22-|
B|--15-17p15----15------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------17----17p15----17p15----15~--------------------------------|
D|-----------------------17-------17---------/17------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|




E|--p18-t20p18-t22/24\22p18p15------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------t18p15-t18/20\18p15p13-t17/18~---15~-----|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|




E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--/15~----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--/17~-----/15-(/)12h15p12\(/)10h12p10\(/)7h10p7\(/)5h7p5\(/)3h5p3----|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|




E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--5p3p0h5p3p0-7**~-----7--5--3--5--3-----3----------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------5-----5-------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------5--4--3--1--3b--r3~----|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
                         Harm. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - >


Outro solo

E|--18b^^-----18--15-15h18p15----15----15-15----------------------------|
B|----------------------------18----18-------18-------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------17b-17-15-17-17b-r17---|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|




E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--p15----15-------------------------------------15--------------------|
D|------17----17~--------(/)17(/)15(/)17(/)15(/)17---17(\/)(\/)~--------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|




E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--15**----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------17b---17b-r17-p15-17**~------5b^-5-3---------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------5-3-----------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------5-4-3b-r3~------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                      Harm. - - - - - - >



E|--18p15----15---------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------18----18p15-18b-r18p15--------------------17b^-r17-17b^-r17---|
G|-------------------------------18-17-15-17~-------17b--r17-17b--r17---|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                    Pick only first - -



E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--17b^-r17-17b^-r17-17b^~------------15-18-----15-18------15-15-------|
G|--17b--r17-17b--r17-17b~---------17b-------17b--------17b-------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
    - - - - - - - - - >           < - - - 2x - - - - >



E|----------------------------------15h18p15----15--------15h18p15------|
B|----------------------------15h18----------18-----15h18----------18---|
G|--17b-17-16-15**~-----------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
   Semi-harm >



E|--18p17p15----15-20p18p15----15-18b~----t20-r20-p18p15-t20/22-p18p15--|
B|-----------18-------------18------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|




E|--t20p15h18p15--------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------t18-p15p13---------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
                         Fade out
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