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Submitted by: onlythexclouds

Band: Blindside
Song: Painting
Album: Silence
Tabbed By: Luke Hopper
Tuning: Drop D Flat (or C#, if you prefer)([from first string to sixth]Eb Bb Gb Db Ab Db)


This is my favorite Blindside song and also my first tab so.....email me with 
any comments!   surfbass77@lycos.com

Riff 1                      1                     2
Eb|-------------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
Bb|-------------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
Gb|-------------------------|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--o|--------------------o|
Db|---2-2-2---7-7-7---5-5---|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--o|---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--o|
Ab|---2-2-2---7-7-7---5-5---|---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|
Db|---2-2-2---7-7-7---5-5---|---------------------|---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|


Riff 2             1,3       2                   4
Eb|----------------|---------|-------------------|----------------------|
Bb|----------------|---------|-------------------|----------------------|
Gb|----------------|--------o|-----4-------0----o|-----4-------0-------o|
Db|-------4-5--4---|--------o|---4---4---4---4--o|---4---4---4---4--5--o|
Ab|-----2----------|---5/3---|---------5---------|---------5--------3---|
Db|---2------------|---------|-------------------|----------------------|


Riff 3
Eb|-------------|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--9-9-9-9--7-7-7-7--9-9-9-9--12-12-12-12---|
Db|---4-5-4-----|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--9-9-9-9--7-7-7-7--9-9-9-9--12-12-12-12---|
Ab|---------5---|---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7--10-10-10-10---|
Db|-------------|-------------------------------------------------------------|
(Only play the first part once in entire song)


Riff 4 (Transition from riff 3)
Eb|-------------------------------------|-------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|-------|
Gb|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|---5---|
Db|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|---5---|
Ab|---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|---3---|
Db|-------------------------------------|-------|
  1st and 3rd time you play it           2nd Time (Just let it ring)


Riff 5 (A short echo effect is nice here)
Eb|-----------------|--------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------*---|-----------------------*--------------|
Gb|-------------5---|-----------------------5--------------|
Db|---2/9\7-5-4-----|--------------/9\7-5-4----------------|
Ab|-----------------|---2-3-2--------------------2-3-2-----|
Db|-----------------|---------5-2------------2---------5---|
(Only play first part once)


Riff 6 (Solo)                                       
Eb|-------|------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------|------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------|---4-4-4-4-4-4----------------------------|
Db|---5---|---------------7-7-7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5---|
Ab|---2---|------------------------------------------|
Db|-------|------------------------------------------|

  1
Eb|----------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------------------------o|
Db|---4-4-4-4-4--------------------4/5--5-5--4-4-4----------o|
Ab|--------------2/3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----------------6-6-6-6---|
Db|----------------------------------------------------------|

  2
Eb|---------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------------------------o|
Db|---7-7--9-9--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--o|
Ab|---------------------------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------------------------|


Progression:
Riff 1 - 2x
Riff 2 - 4x
Riff 3 - 4x
Riff 4 - 1x
Riff 1 - 2x
Riff 5 - 4x
Riff 2 - 4x
Riff 3 - 4x
Riff 6 - 2x
Riff 3 - 4x
Riff 1 - 2x
Riff 5 - Play until it fades out

Thanks for reading my tab and make sure to email me with any questions, 
comments, or criticisms.


God Bless

Comments about this tab

Codename47 - 2004-05-31

He doesn't hit anything open so just play it in drop D.


onlythexclouds - 2004-06-06

Yes he does, check riff 2. And I put it in Drop D flat because that's what Blindside plays it in.


jayemm87 - 2004-12-18

good job. it seems very accurate to me. the only thing is, I find the way you put the verse on this a little confusing. but still, a good job.


hockeyguywood - 2005-11-01

good tab, it seems 100% accurate to me, this is just something i do when my band plays it live. on the chorus i just play some octaves instead of power chords.
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--9-9-9-9--7-7-7-7--9-9-9-9--12-12-12-12---|
Db|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--x-x-x-x--x-x-x-x--x-x-x-x--x--x--x--x----|
Ab|---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7--10-10-10-10---|
Db|-------------------------------------------------------------|
the strumming isn't exactly the same (i stum the octaves a lot faster) but you can play around with it, i know it's not how blindside plays but i like the way it sounds and you can play around with it more. just a thought though, good job with this tab


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