Tabs: Avenged Sevenfold "Nightmare"

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Tabs: Avenged Sevenfold "Nightmare"

USER-SUBMITTED TAB

Below is a user-submitted guitar tablature for the song "Nightmare" by Avenged Sevenfold, one of several user-submitted tabs to be found on GuitarWorld.com.

Please note that this is not an official Guitar World tab. For official tabs, visit the Hal Leonard website.

Artist: Avenged Sevenfold

Song: "Nightmare"

Album: Nightmare

 

INTRO (0:33 - 1:02)

Guitar 1 (0:33)
E|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------/10~-10-9~-9-8~-8-6----------------8-10-11-----|
G|--/7~-7---------------------7---7------6-9-------------|
D|------------------------------7-----/7-----------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
                           X3


Guitar 2 (0:33)
E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|--------/7~-7-6~-6-5~-5-------------------5-7-8-----|
A|--/5~-5-----------------8-5---/5------4-7-----------|
D|----------------------------7------/7---------------|
                        X3


Guitar 3 (0:33)
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-|----3----|---------------|----3----|----------------------------------|
D|--0000000000----------------0000000000----------------------------------|
    ..........                ..........

         (0:39)
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-|----3----|--|-3-|--|-3-|--|-3-|--|-3-|--|-3-|--|-3-|--|-3-||
D|--0000000000---0000---0000---0000---0000---0000---0000---000-|
    ..........   ....   ....   ....   ....   ....   ....   ...

         (0:44)
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--0----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--0--------------------------------------------|--------3---------||
D|--0---------------------------------------------000000000000000000-|
                                                  ..................

         (0:50)
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--0----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--0--------------------------------------------|--------3---------||
D|--0---------------------------------------------000000000000000000-|
                                                  ..................

         (0:55)
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--3------------5------------5------------7-------------------------|
A|--1------------2------------3------------4-------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|



Guitar 1 (0:50)
E|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------/10~-10-9~-9-8~-8-6----------------8-9-10-|
G|--/7~-7---------------------7---7------6-9--------|
D|------------------------------7-----/7------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|


         (0:55)
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--11~-11-10-9-8~--/15--13~-------/17~-------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|



Guitar 2 (0:50)
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|--------/7~-7-6~-6-5~-5-------------------5-6-7-|
A|--/5~-5-----------------8-5---/5------4-7-------|
D|----------------------------7------/7-----------|


         (0:55)
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--8~-8-7-6-5~--/12--10~-------/14~----------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|



PRE-VERSE (1:02 - 1:10)
 
Guitar 3 (1:02)
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--0000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000-|
    ..........................................................


Guitar 1 (1:02)
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------Sorry I dont have this figured out, but these---------|
G|-------------are a few natural harmonics that i---------------|
D|---because i dont have a floyd rose on my guitar to perform---|
A|------------------------the divebombs.------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|



Guitar 2 (1:02)
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------3-/12b~-|



VERSE I (1:10 - 1:41)

Guitars 1 & 2 (1:10)
E|-------------------------|       E|----------------------------------|
B|-------------------------|       B|----------------------------------|
G|-------------------------|       G|----------------------------------|
D|--------0----------------| X3    D|----------------------------------|
A|--3b----0----------------|       A|----------------------------------|
D|--3b----0----0-0-0-0-0-0-|       D|--6-3-5-3-5-3-0-3-6-3-5-3-5-3-0-3-|
               . . . . . .             . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
|--------------------------------X2------------------------------------|


Guitar 1 (1:24)
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---/7--6--5----------------------/7--6--5---------------------|
A|-------------8-5---------------------------8------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
                              X2


Guitar 2 (1:24)
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-3---------3-----3-----3-----3---3-----3-----3-----------------------------------|
A|-3---------3-----3-----3-----3---3-----3-----3-----------------------------------|
D|-3---0-0-0-3-0-0-3-0-0-3-0-0-3-0-3-0-0-3-0-0-3-0-6-3-5-3-5-3-0-3-6-3-5-3-5-3-0-3-|
       . . .   . .   . .   . .   .   . .   . .   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
                                         X2


Guitars 1 & 2 (1:39)
E|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
D|-6-3-5-3-5-3-0-3-6-3-5-3-5-3-0-3-----|



CHORUS (1:41 - 2:00)

Guitars 1 & 2 (1:41)
E|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|------------5---------------------3----------|
D|-0----------5----------3----------3----------|
A|-0----------3----------3----------1----------|
D|-0---------------------3---------------------|
                      X2

              (1:56)
E|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----|
D|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----|
A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----|
D|-----------------------|



PRE-VERSE (2:00 - 2:07)

Guitar 3 (2:00)
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--0000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000-|
    ..........................................................


Guitar 1 (2:00)
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------Here are some more natural harmonics and I will--------|
G|--------be getting a new guitar in a few weeks so then--------|
D|---I will figure out the divebombs and put them on the tab.---|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|



Guitar 2 (2:00)
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------3-/12b~-|



VERSE I (2:07 - 2:38)

Guitars 1 & 2 (2:07)
E|-------------------------|       E|----------------------------------|
B|-------------------------|       B|----------------------------------|
G|-------------------------|       G|----------------------------------|
D|--------0----------------| X3    D|----------------------------------|
A|--3b----0----------------|       A|----------------------------------|
D|--3b----0----0-0-0-0-0-0-|       D|--6-3-5-3-5-3-0-3-6-3-5-3-5-3-0-3-|
               . . . . . .             . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
|--------------------------------X2------------------------------------|


Guitar 1 (2:22)
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---/7--6--5----------------------/7--6--5---------------------|
A|-------------8-5---------------------------8------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
                              X2


Guitar 2 (2:22)
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-3---------3-----3-----3-----3---3-----3-----3-----------------------------------|
A|-3---------3-----3-----3-----3---3-----3-----3-----------------------------------|
D|-3---0-0-0-3-0-0-3-0-0-3-0-0-3-0-3-0-0-3-0-0-3-0-6-3-5-3-5-3-0-3-6-3-5-3-5-3-0-3-|
       . . .   . .   . .   . .   .   . .   . .   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
                                         X2


Guitars 1 & 2 (2:36)
E|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
D|-6-3-5-3-5-3-0-3-6-3-5-3-5-3-0-3-----|



CHORUS (2:38 - 3:10)

Guitars 1 & 2 (2:38)
E|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|------------5---------------------3----------|
D|-0----------5----------3----------3----------|
A|-0----------3----------3----------1----------|
D|-0---------------------3---------------------|
                      X4

              (3:08)
E|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----|
D|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----|
A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----|
D|-----------------------|



PRE-SOLO (3:15 - 3:32)

Guitar 3 (3:15)
E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|-0------------------------------------------------------|
A|-0------------------------------------------------------|
D|-0------------------------------------------------------|



Guitar 1 (3:15)
E|-------/17~-17-16~-16-15~-15-13---------------------------|
B|--------------------------------15~--------------12-13-14-|
G|--------------------------------------------9-12----------|
D|----------------------------------------/11---------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------|



Guitar 2 (3:15)
E|-------/13~-13-12~-12-11~-11-10-----------------10-11-12-|
B|--------------------------------10~----------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------7-10----------|
D|----------------------------------------/9---------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|



Guitar 3 (3:21)
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-0------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-0------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-0------------------------------------------------------------|



Guitar 1 (3:21)
E|--------/17~-17-16~-16-15~-15-13---------------------------|
B|-15-----------------------------15----15~-----------8-9-10-|
G|-----------------------------------14----------7-10--------|
D|--------------------------------------------/9-------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------|



Guitar 2 (3:21)
E|-13-----/13~-13-12~-12-11~-11-10------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------10----10~-----------11-12-13-|
G|------------------------------------10----------9-12----------|
D|--------------------------------------------/11---------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|



Guitar 3 (3:26)
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--3------------5------------5------------7-------------------------|
A|--1------------2------------3------------4-------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|



Guitar 1 (3:26)
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-11~-11-10-9-8~--/15--13~----12-13-/17~-----------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|



Guitar 2 (3:26)
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-14~-14-13-12-11~--/18--17~----16-17-/20~---------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|



SOLO
(Guitar 1 takes the parts of the lead and all left ear parts of the harmonies)
(Guitar 2 takes all the right ear parts of the harmonies)
(Guitar 3 is the rythym and is at the bottom of the solo)

Guitar 1 (3:32)               |---3----|                          |---3----|
E|-/17~--------------|---3----|---14-15-16~--------------|---3----|---13-14-15~----|
B|----------|---3----|14-15-16-17---------------|---3----|13-14-15-16--------------|
G|-----------14-15-16----------------------------13-14-15--------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

         (3:37)                     |--------3--------|
E|-15b17r15--13~---17-13-------------17-13-------------|
B|-----------------------15-14-------------15----------|
G|-----------------------------15-14----------14-------|
D|-----------------------------------------------15----|
A|--------------------------------------------------17-|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|


         (3:39)
E|-------------------------------------15b17r15----------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------15--18--17--18-/20-20b22---|
G|--------2-3--2-----------14-15--14---------------------------------------|
D|-----3---------------15--------------------------------------------------|
A|-/5-------------/17------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Guitar 2 (3:39) (Short little harmony, then Guitar 1 finishes above)
E|------------------------------17-18--17----------------------------------|
B|---------------------/15--18---------------------------------------------|
G|----------14-15--14------------------------------------------------------|
D|------15-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-/17---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|



Guitar 1 (3:47)
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------|
G|-9=======/13\8=======/15\7=======/13\6===8===6==5===2\-----|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------|


Guitar 2 (3:47)
E|-12=======/16\11=======/18\10=======/16\9===11===9==8===5\-----|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|


Guitar 1 (3:54)
E|----------------------------------10/17-13-----------------------------|
B|-------------------------------11----------15-14-------------15--14----|
G|----------------------------10-------------------15-14-----------------|
D|-----------------6-7-6-7-12----------------------------15--------------|
A|-3-4-3-4-7-8-7-8------------------------------------------17-----------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
   . . . . . . . .


Guitar 2 (3:54)
E|--------------------------------------13/20-17-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------15----------18-17-------------18--17----|
G|--------------------------------14-------------------19-18-----------------|
D|---------6-7-6-7-11-12-11-12-15----------------------------19--------------|
A|-6-7-6-7------------------------------------------------------20-----------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   . . . . . . . .
(Slightly palm muted)


Guitar 1 (3:57) |---3----|    |---3----|                      |---3----|
E|------|--3----|13-14-15-15---15-14-13|---3----|----|---3----|15-16-17-18---17---|
B|-15---15-16-17------------------------17-16-15-13---15-16-18--------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Guitar 2 (3:57) |---3----|    |---3----|                      |---3----|
E|------|--3----|16-17-18-18---18-17-16|---3----|----|---3----|12-13-14-15---14---|
B|-18---18-19-20------------------------20-19-18-17---12-13-15--------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Guitar 1 (4:01)
E|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-/7~---7--6~---5~----------------|
A|--------------------8-5---/5~----|
D|------------------------7--------|


Guitar 2 (4:01)
E|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-/10~---10--9~---8~---7------------|
A|------------------------8---/8~----|
D|--------------------------10-------|




Guitar 3 (3:32)
E|--------------------------------------|       E|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|       B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|       G|-3---3---4---4---5---5---6------|
D|-0-------3--0---0------3--0-------3---| X3    D|-3---3---5---5---5---5---7------|
A|-0-------3--0---0------3--0-------3b--|       A|-1---1/2-2---2/3-3---3/4-4------|
D|-0---0-0-3--0---0--0-0-3--0---0-0-3b--|       D|--------------------------------|
       . .           . .        . .
|-------------------------------------X2------------------------------------------|



VERSE II + SOLO LICK (4:01 - 4:27)
         (4:01)  (Guitars 1 & 2 can join in after they play they parts if desired)
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-0---------0-----0-----0-----0---0-----0-----0---0-----0-----0---|
A|-0---------0-----0-----0-----0---0-----0-----0---0-----0-----0---|
D|-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
       . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 
                                X3
         (4:23)
E|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3------|
D|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3------|
A|-1---1---1---1---1---1---1------|
D|---------------------------3~---|




Guitar 1 (4:23)
E|-------------------------------------------------------------13-15-16-17-18-18--18-|
B|-------------------------------------14-15-14----------14-15-----------------------|
G|-------------14-15-14----------14-15----------15-14-15-----------------------------|
D|-------14-15----------15-14-15-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-13-15-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Guitar 2 (4:24)
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------14-15-14----------14-15-----------------------------------|
D|-------------------14-15----------15-14-15-----------------------------------------|
A|-------------13-15-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 (Comes in a little after Guitar 1 starts and finishes as Guitar 1 hits 15
  on the G String for the 3rd string so they both meet on the same note.)


Guitar 1 (4:27)
E|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-/7~---7--6~---5~----------------|
A|--------------------8-5---/5~----|
D|------------------------7--------|



Guitar 2 (4:27)
E|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-/10~---10--9~---8~---7------------|
A|------------------------8---/8~----|
D|--------------------------10-------|

        
                      

VERSE II (4:27 - 4:49)

Guitar 3 (4:27) (Guitars 1 & 2 can join in after they play they parts if desired)
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-0---------0-----0-----0-----0---0-----0-----0---0-----0-----0---|
A|-0---------0-----0-----0-----0---0-----0-----0---0-----0-----0---|
D|-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
       . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 
                                X3


BRIDGE (4:49 - 5:19)

Guitars 1 & 2 (4:49)
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-3---3-3-3---3-3-3---3---3---3-3-5---5---5-5-5---5-5-5---5---5---5-5-|
D|-3---3-3-3---3-3-3---3---3---3-3-5---5---5-5-5---5-5-5---5---5---5-5-|
A|-1---1-1-1---1-1-1---1---1---1-1-3---3---3-3-3---3-3-3---3---3---3-3-|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                 X3

         (5:11)
E|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|-3-----3---3-4-----4---4-5-----5---5-6-------------------|
D|-3-----3---3-5-----5---5-5-----5---5-7-------------------|
A|-1-----1---1-2-----2---2-3-----3---3-4-------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|




PRE-CHORUS (5:19 - 5:26)

Guitar 3 (5:19)
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--0000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000-|
    ..........................................................


Guitar 1 (5:19)
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------Here are some more divebombs.----------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|



Guitar 2 (5:19)
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------3-/12b~-|




CHORUS (5:26 - 5:58)

Guitars 1 & 2 (5:26)
E|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|------------5---------------------3----------|
D|-0----------5----------3----------3----------|
A|-0----------3----------3----------1----------|
D|-0---------------------3---------------------|
                      X4

              (5:56)
E|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----|
D|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----|
A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----|
D|-----------------------|

====================================================================

 

 

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