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/ Rage Against The Machine / Rage Against The Machine (1992) / Wake Up guitar tab

Wake Up - Rage Against The Machine
Drop D tune the bitch..

INTRO
                      gtr.1 reapeat this 8 times
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|-------------------|--------------------------------|
|-----7-------------|-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7--|
|-----7-------------|--------------------------------|
|-----5-------------|-5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5--|
|-------------------|--------------------------------|
fade in w/volume knob

during those 8 times, gtr. 2 play....
bend full then realease, one measure at a time while tremolo picking
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|///----------------|
|6------------------|
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|-------------------|

let ring ( this is the long silent part)
|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|--0-------------------|
|--0-------------------|
|--0-------------------|
            bend all full(1)
      /    /    /    /    /    /   /
|---10---10---10---10---10---10---10--------|
|-13---13---13---13---13---13---13--\-------|
|------12---12-------------12---12-\-\------|
|---------------------------------\-\-------|
|----------------------------------\--------|
|-------------------------------------------|

tip: make your tone a little more bassy here to get the "flowing" sound
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|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|----------3-----2^3----3^5-----3-2--|----------3----2^3----3^5-----3-2---|
|-0---0-0------0-----0--3^5--0--3-2--|-0---0-0-----0-----0--3^5--0--3-2---| 



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|------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|---------3------2^3----3^5-----3-2--|----------3----5^7---7^8----8-10-----|
|-0---0-0------0-----0--3^5--0--3-2--|-0---0-0-----0-----0------0-----\----|


|------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|---------3------2^3----3^5-----3-2--|----------3----2^3----3^5------3-2---|
|-0---0-0------0-----0--3^5--0--3-2--|-0---0-0-----0-----0--3^5--0---3-2---|


|------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|--------19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19|
|------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|---------3-------2^3---3^5-----3-2--|--------17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17|
|-0---0-0------0-----0--3^5--0--3-2--|-0---0-0-----------------------------|

VERSE
did I mention this is a badass song?
mainly consists of this
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|---------3----x-5-------------------|
|--3^5--x---5------3---3------4------|
|------------------------------------|

during tha verse, a second guitar uses a wah pedal like this
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------| 0= closed(bass)
|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x----| x= open(treble)  
|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x----|
|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x----|
|------------------------------------|
  0       x       0       x             

Ya might hear some "blues" notes in the song they are |-------|
                                                      |-------|
                                                      |--10---|
                                                      |--10---|
                                                      |-------|
                                                      |-------|

SOLO
I think Tom Morello uses a talk box for this.(dont bother)
Repeat 2 times
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|-------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-91010-|-121212101010-9-9-9-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|
|-------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-8-8-|-101010-8-8-8-7-7-7-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--|
|-------------------------------|-----------------------------------|

|--------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-512-9-91010|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
|--------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-310-7-7-8-8|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|--------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
                         second guitar starts this the second time through
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                                 |-----------------------------------|
                                 |-----------------------------------|
                                 |-----------------------------------|
                                 |--------------------6-5-3-5--0-3-5-|
                                 |--------------------6-5-3-5--0-3-5-|
Both guitars
           palm mute tha fast parts
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|--------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-0------------------------------|-3---------------------------------|
|-0----------------6-5-3-5-0-3-5-|-3-------------------6-5-3-5-0-3-5-|
|-0----------------6-5-3-5-0-3-5-|-3-------------------6-5-3-5-0-3-5-|

|--------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-0------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-0----------------6-5-3-5-0-3-5-|---6-5-3-0-3-5---------------------|
|-0----------------6-5-3-5-0-3-5-|---6-5-3-0-3-5---------------------|
                                    play this over and over and slowly
                                    release your palm from tha strings

for the quiet part,palm mute
|---------------------------| The rest of the song is parts that I have
|---------------------------| written, just put em tagether.
|---------------------------| Im sorry, I am havin trouble tabbin the
|---------------------------| second solo. If you write me, ill help ya
|---5-5-5-5-ect-------------| tha best I can-just use tha harmonizer?
|-----------then,-0-0-0-0---|

If you have any questions, byrnesb@elmo.nmc.edu


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