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/ Fear Factory / Demanufacture (1995) / Therapy For Pain guitar tab

A THERAPY FOR PAIN 
    
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Artist:  Fear Factory
Song:  "A Therapy For Pain"
Album:  Demanufacture
Label:  Roadrunner Records, copyright 1995, (The All-Blacks B.V.)

Dry Lung Vocal Martyr:  Burton C. Bell
Heavy Duty Scarifier:  Dino Cazares
Total Harmonic Distortion:  Christian Olde Wolbers
Maximum Effective Pulse Generator:  Raymond Herrera

Thanks a lot to Yani and Ray for giving me the opportunity to do this.

My name is Dimitrije Kostic and any questions about this tab or any
others in the Fear Factory Tablature Archive can be emailed to me at
                martyr@fearfactory.com
I will gladly investigate any possible errors in any tablature on this site.

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This is a standout track on the "Demanufacture" album.  It is decidedly 
different from most of the other songs on the album.  It is slow, moody, 
dark, and ominous.  Thus, it requires a bit of patience on the part of 
the guitar player.  You might be tempted to rush through this song; 
avoid that temptation.  Let the song breathe instead.  Let your chords 
and notes ring out loud and fade into the harmony of the other 
instruments.  

As your playing may need a little more space for this song, your sound 
may need it as well.  Try adding just a little bit of midrange to your 
tone.  You can also experiment with (if you have them) reverb or chorus 
pedals.  But be sure to keep the distortion very high (as always =) ).  
Control your playing, don't accidentally bend the strings out of tune, 
and take your time playing.

Tune all strings down a perfect fourth (B, E, A, D, F#, B)

LEGEND:
	
	*    -- palm-mute 
	H    -- hit-on
	P    -- pull-off
	~~~~ -- vibrato
	A.H. -- Artificial Harmonic
	N.H. -- Natural Harmonic

Very slow (Largo, Grave) tempo

Begin with near-inaudible whispers (presumeably Burton).  Shortly after, 
keyboards enter in and play the melody line (in Riff B).  Guitar 
abruptly slams in...

Riff A:

Let chord sustain and fade for quite a while (try to avoid feedback 
excessive, though, as this counters the fading effect which should 
occur)

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|--10-------------------------------------------------|
|--10-------------------------------------------------|
|--8--------------------------------------------------|

Riff B:



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|--10-------10--9-----5-----8--------8--7-----3-------|
|--10-------10--9-----5-----8--------8--7-----3-------|
|--8--------8---7-----3-----6--------6--5-----1-------|

Riff C:

Fade out w/ keyboards and bass in unison with guitar

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|--3--------------------------------------------------|
|--3--------------------------------------------------|
|--1--------------------------------------------------|


Song Structure:

Riff A 4 times
Riff B 4 times
Riff A and let guitar fade out to Burton singing over drums and bass
Riff B 4 times
Riff A and let guitar fade out to Burton singing over drums and bass
Riff B 4 times
Riff C 1 time
Riff B 12 times
Riff A 1 time, and let guitar fade out for good into a mass of keyboards 
playing the melody line and Burton's whispers.

Afterwards, there's some ambient keyboards mixed with some studio 
sounds, but I don't think there's any guitar in there (thank goodness, 
I'd hate to have to transcribe what they're playing there). 

            



Fear Factory albums
2004 Archetype
2002 Concrete
2001 Digimortal
1998 Obsolete
1995 Demanufacture
1992 Soul of a New Machine
Demanufacture tabs
01Demanufacture tabbass tab
02Self Bias Resistor tabbass tab
03Zero Signal tabbass tab
04Replica tabbass tab
05New Breed tabbass tab
06Dog Day Sunrise tabbass tab
07Body Hammer tabbass tab
08Flashpoint tabbass tab
09H-K (Hunter-Killer) tabbass tab
10Pisschrist tabbass tab
11Therapy For Pain tabbass tab

 

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