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Submitted by: jbarn

Energy by Skillet from their newest album: Collide (2003) Ardent Records

tabbed by john (pkontherhythmg@yahoo.com) email me with corrections


Drop D tuning 
(I'm told that they play a lot in drop C#, but this sounds right to me)

This tab doesn't even try to give the rhythm, timing or even strum patterns
I just tried to make it easy to understand if you listen to the cd

Riff 1:
[g]---------------5-5------------------7-7---|
[d]-0-0-6-5-0-0-0-x-x--0--0-8-6-0-0-0--x-x---|
[a]-0-0-6-5-0-0-0-3-3--0--0-8-6-0-0-0--5-5---|
[d]-0-0-6-5-0-0-0------0--0-8-6-0-0-0--------|
                      pm


Riff 2:
(first time)  (then this)
[g]----------|--7--5-----------|
[d]-0~xx-----|--7--5--0~xx-----|
[a]-0~xx-----|--5--3--0~xx-----|
[d]-0~xx-----|--------0~xx-----|

Riff 3:
[g]---------------------------|
[d]-5-5-5-6-5--6/8-8-8-10-8---|
[a]-5-5-5-6-5--6/8-8-8-10-8---|
[d]-5-5-5-6-5--6/8-8-8-10-8---|

Riff 4:
[g]-------5-----7-----3------|
[d]-0--5--5--3--7--5--3--3---|
[a]-0--5--3--3--5--5--1--3---|
[d]-0--5-----3-----5-----3---|


Riff 5: (listen to the cd to know when to play each part)
(Play this)                    (then this)
[g]--------------------------|---------------5--5--8--7---|
[d]-6--5--3--3--3--3--3--3---|---6--5--3--3--x--x--x--x---|
[a]-6--5--3--3--3--3--3--3---|---6--5--3--3--3--3--6--5---|
[d]-6--5--3--3--3--3--3--3---|---6--5--3--3---------------|
    pm--------------------       pm---------

(this next)
[g]-------------5--5--5--5--------------------------------|
[d]-6--5--3--3--x--x--x--x-------6--5--3--3---------------|
[a]-6--5--3--3--3--3--3--3-------6--5--3--3--(\\\\\\\\\)--|
[d]-6--5--3--3-------------------6--5--3--3--(\\\\\\\\\)--|
                                             (slide pick down strings)

(and finally)
[g]-------------5--5--5--5--------------------------------|
[d]-6--5--3--3--x--x--x--x-------6--5--3--3---------------|
[a]-6--5--3--3--3--3--3--3-------6--5--3--3---------------|
[d]-6--5--3--3-------------------6--5--3--3---------------|



Order of song:
Riff 1 (Intro)
Riff 2 (Verse) (First clean, then distorted)
Riff 3 (Pre-Chorus)
Riff 4 (Chorus)
Riff 1
Riff 2 (Verse)
Riff 3 (Pre-Chorus)
Riff 4 (Chorus)
Riff 5 (Bridge)
Riff 1 (Bridge) (Played thru a wah pedal rocked just slighty forward)
Riff 2 (Clean)
Riff 4 (Chorus)
Riff 1

Comments about this tab

7thDayBassman - 2005-03-15

this is a sweet song, and skillet rocks, jon cooper is a straight up beast, if u dont agree with me go watch his bio on their site, hes insaine.


Dani_Boy - 2006-04-05

You've got the basic idea, the tab is not bad. But it's a little off at some parts, so I'll give it a 3.


Guitars4ever9 - 2006-08-07

Hey man I am about to learn this song so Ill try & comment you when im finished learning it


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