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Five Iron Frenzy - Get Your Riot Gear

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Track : Get Your Riot Gear
Artist: Five Iron Frenzy
Album : Quantity is job 1 LP
c: 5 minute walk records 1998
Tab by: Kris (macaddictg3@monmouth.com)

OK. I got this tab originally from Tim - leftyguitar@hotmail.com, but
the whole base part was wrong, and I made some corrections on the lead
part. This bass part is now 100% correct now, and so is the lead part.
Have fun.
Here goes:

Intro: Starts of with drums.

Bass Intro:
G -----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------|
D -4-----------0-3-|-4-----------0-3-|-4-----------0-3-|-4--2---0--|
A ---4-2-0---4-----|---4-2-0---4-----|---4-2-0---4-----|--4--2-0-4-|
e ---------4-------|---------4-------|---------4-------|-----------|
 

Guitar Intro: 

E -----------------------|--------------------|-----------------------
B O--10----12-9----------|10----12-14-12-10p9-|---10----12-9----------
G ------11------10h11-10-|---11---------------|------11------10h11-10-
D -----------------------|--------------------|-----------------------
A O----------------------|--------------------|-----------------------
e -----------------------|--------------------|-----------------------

Pattern 1:
E ----------------------|
B ---10---9------7-----O|
G ------11--9--7---10---|
D ----------------------|
A ---------------------O|
e ------------------|
The two "O"'s at the beginning and end of the phrase are repeat signs.
Verse:
 *
"Something stirring in the air, a victory? A time-bomb ticking to
explode, Something passive, something not. Billy clubs out, call the
S.W.A.T. Rabid dogs
            *
without a leash, is this how you keep the peace? 

*represents where Pattern 1 is played.
 
Pre-Chorus:

Where these words are being sung, "You want riots, wear your riot gear
You want violence, then shoot some tear gas in the air," you play 2
different ska type chords which are listed below.

Pattern 2
--x----x----|
--x----x----|
--x----x----|
--6----4----|
--5----5----|
--5----4----|

Play the bass intro on the first time through the pre-chorus.


It is written on your badge, To serve and protect, it seemed you only
served yourselves,
*
protecting your own neck.

**
Controlling with fear, menacing and threatening. You want my respect?
You better start respecting me.

** represents Pattern 2.
after Pattern 2, you go right into the chorus.


Chorus:
all of these power chords are held for 2 beats each.

A    A   C#m C#m  F#m F#m E  E    A     A    C#m C#m  F#m  F#m     E
Go   and get your  riot   gear,  swing your   girlie  all around,
we'll be dancing on the cinders,  as the     town is  burning down.

AA C#mC#m F#mF#m EE  AA C#mC#m F#mF#m EE
Swing her around,


AA C#mC#m F#mF#m EE  AA C#mC#m F#mF#m EE
burn it all down.

------------------------------------------------------------
Bass comes back in after the 1st chorus with the same patter as the intro.


Something smelled of power tripping, crowd control was rank. Tear gas
everyone downtown,

*
what you did really stank.

**
"Legislation, never made you judge and jury. Marshal law now, beat the
kids down with no worries

Chorus.
After this chorus, go on and play the guitar solo below.


Solo: Repeat this once.
E |-----------------------|--------------------|-------------------------------|
B |O----------------------|--------------------|------------------------------O|
G |---7-7-7-7-7--9/11\9-7-|-6-6-6-6-6--7/9-7-6-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4/6\4-4-4-4---6---|
D |-----------------------|--------------------|-------------------------------|
A |O--5-5-5-5-5--7/9-\7-5-|-4-4-4-4-4--5/7-5-4-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2/4\2-2-2-2---4--O|
e |-----------------------|--------------------|-------------------------------|

E |-----------|
B |-----------|
G |--9----13--|
D |-----------|
A |--7----11--|
e |-----------|

Rest after this solo. trumpet, trombone, sax, and drums now do their solos.


Bass comes back in _ way into the drum solo with the intro pattern.

Now after the drum solo, guitar comes back in with a fade in to an
extremely loud crescendo by playing Pattern 3 below.

Pattern 3
-------------------|
-------------------|
--9------------13--|
-------------------|
--7------------11--|
-------------------|
ıııııııııı

Now play the chorus for the last time and end on C#m.


Everything is in the order in which it is played. Have fun and enjoy.
if you have any comments, please feel free to e-mail me at
macaddictg3@monmouth.com


3:43 : subliminal message: darb llik stel daed si darb, ("brad is
dead, lets kill brad" thats really what it says!)

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