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/ Killswitch Engage / Alive or Just Breathing (2002) / My Last Serenade guitar tab

Band: Killswitch Engage	
Song: My Last Serenade

Email: torchedsuck@hotmail.com

Tabbed By: metaltabba

Tuning = (C,G,C,F,A,D)

This is a pretty *** correct and its in order,
so have fun!

. = PM
~ = Ring
----------------------------------------------

Intro *Clean Tone* (Strum around these chords)

|---1-----1-----1-----1---------------|
|---1-----1-----1-----1---------------|
|---2-----x-----3-----3---------------|
|---0-----3-----3-----3---------------|
|---0-----3-----1-----1---------------|
|-------------------------------------|


Intro #2 (Both Guitars)

|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|  x 3
|-------------------------------------|
|--4p0-0-0-4p0-0-0-4p0-0-0------------|
|--4p0-0-0-4p0-0-0-4p0-0-0------------|
|--4p0-0-0-4p0-0-0-4p0-0-0-43205430---|
       . .     . .     . . ........

|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|--4p0-0-0-4p0-0-0-4p0-0-0-00---------|
|--4p0-0-0-4p0-0-0-4p0-0-0-00---------|
|--4p0-0-0-4p0-0-0-4p0-0-0-00---------|
       . .     . .     . . 

Verse #1 (Both guitars)

|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------3----------------| x 4
|-------------------------------------------3----------------|       
|--1--0-1-3-1-0--0-1-3-1-0--1--0-1-3-1-0-00-1-0-3-0-5--------|
|--1--0-1-3-1-0--0-1-3-1-0--1--0-1-3-1-0-00---0-3-0-5--------|      
      . . . . .  . . . . .     . . . . . ..   .   .

|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|  x 4
|-------------------------------------|
|--4p0-0-0-4p0-0-0-4p0-0-0------------|
|--4p0-0-0-4p0-0-0-4p0-0-0------------|
|--4p0-0-0-4p0-0-0-4p0-0-0-43205430---|
       . .     . .     . . ........

Pre-chorus (Both guitars) 

*note* after the 1/31 bit to end the pre chorus you back
to the 3p0 on the C string then start the palm mutes on the 0\'s.
but on the last time play till the 1/31 and go into the chorus

|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------| x 4
|------------------------10-10--10/10---5/7\\5---3/5\\3------------|
|--3p0-0000-0-00-0-00-0--8--7---7-/8----3/5\\3---1/3\\1------------|
|--3p0-0000-0-00-0-00-0----0--0-------0-------0------------------|
       ....   ..   ..      .  .       .       .  

Chorus (Guitar1)                                        *Fill*

|--------------------------------------------------|------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|------------------|
|-----------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-1010101010101010-|------------------| x 4
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-1010101010101010-|----2-3p2-----2h3-|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|------------3-----|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|-03------03-------|
                                                     ..      ..

Chorus (Guitar 2)                                       *Fill*
                                                
|--------------------------------------------------|------------------|
|-5h6-6-66-5555-5h6-6-66-5555-5h6-6-66-6666--------|------------------|
|-5---5-55-5555-5---5-55-5555-5---5-55-5555--------|------------------| x 4
|-0---0-00-0000-0---0-00-0000-0---0-00-0000--------|----2-3p2-----2h3-| 
|--------------------------------------------------|------------3-----|
|--------------------------------------------------|-03------03-------|
                                                     ..      ..

Bridge 


(Guitar 1)

|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------| x 4
|--------------------------------------| 
|-0-8----------------------3-----------|
|-0-8-000000-000000-000000-3-----------|
      ...... ...... ......

(Guitar 2)

|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------| x 4
|------10h12--------------------------------------------| 
|----8-------10-------------------------3---------------|
|-07------------8~-000000-000000-000000-3---------------|
  .. .             ...... ...... ......


Fill before the Bridge PT.2

|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|--------8p7------------------|
|-8-0-00----------------------|
  . . ..

Bridge PT.2


(Guitar 1)


|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------3----------------| x 2
|-------------------------------------------3----------------|       
|--1--0-1-3-1-0--0-1-3-1-0--1--0-1-3-1-0-00-1-0-3-0-5--------|
|--1--0-1-3-1-0--0-1-3-1-0--1--0-1-3-1-0-00---0-3-0-5--------|      
      . . . . .  . . . . .     . . . . . ..   .   .


(Guitar 2) *note* strum the octaves as many times as you hear
on the CD.

|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|-7t--10t--7t---------------------------| 
|-x---x----x----------------------------| 
|-5t--8t---5t---------------------------|  
|---------------------------------------|  


Verse #2 (Both guitars)


|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------3----------------| x 2
|-------------------------------------------3----------------|       
|--1--0-1-3-1-0--0-1-3-1-0--1--0-1-3-1-0-00-1-0-3-0-5--------|
|--1--0-1-3-1-0--0-1-3-1-0--1--0-1-3-1-0-00---0-3-0-5--------|      
      . . . . .  . . . . .     . . . . . ..   .   .


Pre-chorus (Both guitars)

*note* after the 1/31 bit to end the pre chorus you back
to the 3p0 on the C string then start the palm mutes on the 0\'s.
but on the last time play till the 1/31 and go into the chorus

|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------| x 4
|------------------------10-10--10/10---5/7\\5---3/5\\3------------|
|--3p0-0000-0-00-0-00-0--8--7---7-/8----3/5\\3---1/3\\1------------|
|--3p0-0000-0-00-0-00-0----0--0-------0-------0------------------|
       ....   ..   ..      .  .       .       .  


Chorus #2 (Guitar1)                                        *Fill*

|--------------------------------------------------|------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|------------------|
|-----------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-1010101010101010-|------------------| x 2
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-1010101010101010-|----2-3p2-----2h3-|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|------------3-----|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|-03------03-------|
                                                     ..      ..

Chorus #2 (Guitar 2)                                       *Fill*
                                                
|--------------------------------------------------|------------------|
|-5h6-6-66-5555-5h6-6-66-5555-5h6-6-66-6666--------|------------------|
|-5---5-55-5555-5---5-55-5555-5---5-55-5555--------|------------------| x 2
|-0---0-00-0000-0---0-00-0000-0---0-00-0000--------|----2-3p2-----2h3-| 
|--------------------------------------------------|------------3-----|
|--------------------------------------------------|-03------03-------|
                                                     ..      ..

On the 3rd time of playing the chorus, the fill changes slightly for 
guitar 2 they harmonise it.

(Guitar1)                                        *Fill*

|--------------------------------------------------|------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|------------------|
|-----------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-1010101010101010-|------------------| 
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-1010101010101010-|----2-3p2-----2h3-|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|------------3-----|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|-03------03-------|
                                                     ..      ..

(Guitar 2)                                       *Fill*
                                                
|--------------------------------------------------|------------------|
|-5h6-6-66-5555-5h6-6-66-5555-5h6-6-66-6666--------|------------------|
|-5---5-55-5555-5---5-55-5555-5---5-55-5555--------|------------------| 
|-0---0-00-0000-0---0-00-0000-0---0-00-0000--------|----5-7p5-----5h7-| 
|--------------------------------------------------|------------7-----|
|--------------------------------------------------|-07------07-------|
                                                     ..      ..

(Guitar1)                                        

|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|-----------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0------------------------|
                                   

(Guitar 2)                                       
                                                
|----------------------------------------|
|-5h6-6-66-5555-5h6-6-66-5555-6----------|
|-5---5-55-5555-5---5-55-5555-5----------|
|-0---0-00-0000-0---0-00-0000-0----------| 
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|

End on...

(Guitar 1)
                                       
|-----------------|
|-----------------|
|-10~-------------|
|-10~-------------|
|-8~--------------|
|-8~--------------|

(Guitar 2)

|-----------------|
|-6~--------------|
|-5~--------------|
|-0~--------------|
|-0~--------------|
|-----------------|

Finally.. Strum around these chords again and fade.

|---1-----1-----1-----1---------------|
|---1-----1-----1-----1---------------|
|---2-----x-----3-----3---------------|
|---0-----3-----3-----3---------------|
|---0-----3-----1-----1---------------|
|-------------------------------------|


There we go. That took a while to tab out, its not 100% correct
buts its pretty *** accurate and all sounds good to me.

kse songs are tough to tab correctly as its hard to hear some stuff.

Torchedsuck@hotmail.com for any questions or comments


Killswitch Engage albums
2004 The End of Heartache
2002 Alive or Just Breathing
2000 Killswitch Engage
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03Fixation on the Darkness tabbass tab
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05Life to Lifeless tabbass tab
06Just Barely Breathing tabbass tab
07To the Sons of Man tabbass tab
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09The Element of One tabbass tab
10Vide Infra tabbass tab
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