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/ Rage Against The Machine / The Battle Of Los Angeles (1999) / Guerrilla Radio guitar tab

Guerrila Radio

by: Rage Against the Machine
transcribe by: Cantlivebythenorm
taken from: Guitar World Dec '99

Moderate Rock tempo=104

Intro (w/dist.)
Gtr 1 & Gtr 2
(play 8 times)
Gtr 1 plays intro while Gtr 2 flicks pickup toggle swich from "on" to "off"
in a steady 16th-note rhythm on the 5th and 7th fret on the 6th string
(play 7 times)
Gtr 2 stops toggle switching

|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------___---------------|
|---------------|-|-------0---2---|
|-0---2---2---0-2-2-0-2-----------|
  1 e & a 2 e & a 3 e & a 4 e & a

Riff 1 (play 1 time)
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|-2-----------------1-------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|-----2---------0-------2-------0-|
  1 e & a 2 e & a 3 e & a 4 e & a

1st Verse
Gtr 2 plays 1st verse 4 times(w/wah-wah)
Gtr 1 plays Fill 1 first time only
+=rock wah pedal foward on each beat

  +       +       +       +         +       +       +       +
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-----r-------r-------r-------r---|-----r-------r-------r-------r---|
|-----e-------e-------e-------e---|-----e-------e-------e-------e---|
|-----s-------s-------s-------s---|-----s-------s-------s-------s---|
|-0-2-t-0-0-2-t-0-0-2-t-0-0-2-t-0-|-0-2-t-0-0-2-t-0-0-2-t-0-0-2-t-0-|
  1 e & a 2 e & a 3 e & a 4 e & a   1 e & a 2 e & a 3 e & a 4 e & a

Fill 1
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|------------------REST FOR THREE-|-------------REST FOR THREE------|
|--------------------BEATS--------|--------------------BEATS--------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-2---x-x-------------------------|-2---x-x-------------------------|
  1 e & a 2 e & a 3 e & a 4 e & a   1 e & a 2 e & a 3 e & a 4 e & a


2nd Verse
Same as 1st Verse except after the fourth time play
this to move into the chorus plus do not play fill 1.
|---------------------------------|
|---------r-------r---------------|
|-----R---e-------e---------------|
|-----E---s-------s---------------|
|-----S---t-------t---------------|
|-0-2-T---------------------------|
  1 e & a 2 e & a 3 e & a 4 e & a

Chorus (wah-wah off)
Gtr 1 plays Rhy Fig 1 seven times

|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------___---------------|
|---------------|-|-------5---5---|
|-0---2---2---0-2-2-0-2-----------|
  1 e & a 2 e & a 3 e & a 4 e & a

Gtr 2 plays this seven times
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------___---------------|
|---------------|-|-------0---2---|
|-0---2---2---0-2-2-0-2-----------|
  1 e & a 2 e & a 3 e & a 4 e & a

Then play Riff 1 to move into the 3rd Verse

3rd Verse
Same as 2nd Verse except Gtr 1 plays Fill 1 the first time

2nd Chorus
play 2nd chorus as same as first chorus
eight times and on eighth time Gtr 1 plays Rhy Fill 1
no riff 1
move into breakdown

Breakdown
Same as Intro
play 8 times
5th-8th time Gtr 1 plays Rhy Fill 1
move to solo

Guitar Solo  (Gtr 1 with harmonizer set two octaves higher)
                                (play 3 times)
|---------------------------------|
|--------------___----------------|
|-------------|---|---------2-----|
|-4-------2---4---4---2---4-------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
  1 e & a 2 e & a 3 e & a 4 e & a
Then Gtr 1 plays
|---------------------------------|--------------___----------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------|---|---------------|
|-4-------------------------------|-4-------2---4---4---4-4-4-2-----|
|----------------------___--------|-4-------2---4---------------4---|
|---------------------|---|---0---|---------------------------------|
|---0-----0-------0---3/-13/------|---------------------------------|
  1 e & a 2 e & a 3 e & a 4 e & a   1 e & a 2 e & a 3 e & a 4 e & a
|--------------___----------------|--------------___---------_____--|
|-------------|---|---------------|-------------|---|-------|-----|-|
|-4-------2---4---4---4-4-4-2-----|-4-------2---4---4---4-4-4-2-4-2-|
|-4-------2---4---------------4---|-4-------2---4---4-2-------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1 e & a 2 e & a 3 e & a 4 e & a   1 e & a 2 e & a 3 e & a 4 e & a

|-7-------6-------4-------3-------|
|-7-------6-------4-------3-------|
|-7-------6-------4-------3-------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
  1 e & a 2 e & a 3 e & a 4 e & a

While Gtr 2 plays
|---------------------------------|--------------___----------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------|---|---r-----------|
|-x-----------------------x-------|-9-----------9---9---e-----------|
|-x-----------------------x-------|-9-------7---9---9---s-----------|
|---------------------------------|-9-------7---9---9---t-----------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1 e & a 2 e & a 3 e & a 4 e & a   1 e & a 2 e & a 3 e & a 4 e & a

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|--------------___----r-----------|-----------------r---------------|
|-------------|---|---e-----------|-9-----------9---e---------------|
|-9-------7---9---9---s-----------|-9-------x---9---s---------------|
|-9-------7---9---9---t-----------|-9-------x---9---t---------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1 e & a 2 e & a 3 e & a 4 e & a   1 e & a 2 e & a 3 e & a 4 e & a

|-7-------6-------4-------3---3/--|
|-7---------------4-------3---3/--|
|-7---------------4-------3---3/--|
|-------------------------|___|---|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
  1 e & a 2 e & a 3 e & a 4 e & a

Outro
four measures of rest then play this 3 times

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-----r---------------r-----------|-----r-----------r---------------|
|-----e---------------e-----------|-----e-----------e---------------|
|-----s---------------s-----------|-----s-----------s---------------|
|-----t-x-------------t-x---------|-----t-x---------t---------------|
|-0-2---x-14\-----0-2---x-14\-----|-0-2---x-14\---------------------|
  1 e & a 2 e & a 3 e & a 4 e & a   1 e & a 2 e & a 3 e & a 4 e & a

then this 3 times

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-----r---------------r-----------|-----r---------------------------|
|-----e---------------e-----------|-----e---------------------------|
|-----s---------------s-----------|-----s-----------x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|
|-----t-x-------------t-x---------|-----t-x---------x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|
|-0-2---x-14\-----0-2---x-14\-----|-0-2---x-14\-----x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|
  1 e & a 2 e & a 3 e & a 4 e & a   1 e & a 2 e & a 3 e & a 4 e & a


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Rage Against The Machine albums
2000 Renegades
1999 The Battle Of Los Angeles
1996 Evil Empire
1992 Rage Against The Machine
The Battle Of Los Angeles tabs
01Testify tabbass tab
02Guerrilla Radio tabbass tab
03Calm Like A Bomb tabbass tab
04Mic Check tabbass tab
05Sleep Now In The Fire tabbass tab
06Born Of A Broken Man tabbass tab
07Born As Ghosts tabbass tab
08Maria tabbass tab
09Voice Of The Voiceless tabbass tab
10New Millennium Homes tabbass tab
11Ashes In The Fall tabbass tab
12War Within A Breath tabbass tab

 

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