Alice In Chains - Man In The Box Chords & Tabs

 

Man In The Box Chords & Tabs

Alice In Chains Chords & Tabs

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Man In The Box Tab

   
Tune Gtrs. down 1/2 step s =slight bend X =fret-hand muting 
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ v =vibrato t =trill 
h =hammer on b =bend 1/4 step 
B =bend 1/2 step f =bend full step 
F =bend 1 1/2 step PM =pick-hand muting 
p =pull off 
 
_INTRO______________________________________________________________________ 
N.C. 
(drum fill) Gtr.1 (dbld) (E5) Rhy.Fig. 1 Repeat 2 times 
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|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|--------------------------X--X---|---------------------------------| 
|--------------------------X--X---|--5----X-5-----------5-----------| 
|--------------------------X--X---|--0----X-0-----------0--------0--| 
 
Lead Intro.Fig. 1 
Gtr. 2 w/Rhy.Fig. 1 (2 times) 
end Rhy.Fig. 1 w/dist. and talk box 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|----------7v---------7h9v--------| 
|---------------------------------|--9v-----------------------------| 
|--5----X-5--------------------5--|---------------------------------| 
|--0----X-0-----------0----5h7----|---------------------------------| 
 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|--7v------7h9v----------5v-------|--5h7v------5b-------------------| 
|---------------------------------|-------------------------7v------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
 
End Lead Intro.Fig. 1 
Repeat once 
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|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------| 
|----------7------------------5---| 
|-----------------0-----5h7-------| 
 
_VERSES 1 & 
2_______________________________________________________________ 
 
1. I'm the man in the box. 
2. I'm the dog who gets beat. 
 
N.C. (E5) 
Rhy.Fig. 2 
Gtrs. 1 and 2 
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|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|--5----X---5-----------5---------|--5----X---5----------5----------| 
|--0----X---0-----------0------0--|--0----X---0----------0-------0--| 
PM ............................................................... 
 
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|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|--5----X---5-----------5---------|--5----X---5------------------5--| 
|--0----X---0-----------0------0--|--0----X---0---------0---5h7-----| 
PM........................................................ 
 
Buried in my shit. 
Shove my nose in shit. 
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|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|--5----X---5-----------5---------|--5----X---5----------5----------| 
|--0----X---0-----------0------0--|--0----X---0----------0-------0--| 
PM ............................................................... 
 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|--5----X---5-----------5---------|--5-------5------5t7-------------| 
|--0----X---0-----------0------0--|------0-------------------0---0--| 
PM............................... 
 
_PRE-CHORUS_________________________________________________________________ 
 
Won't you 
 
G5 G6 G5 G6 G5 G6 G5 G6 G5 
Rhy.Fig. 3 
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|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|--5---5---7---5---5---7---5---5--|--5---5---7---5---5---5---7---5--| 
|--3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3--|--3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3--| 
PM................................................................. 
 
come and save 
G6 G5 G6 G5 G6 G5 G6 
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|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|--5---5---7---5---5---7---5---5--|--5---5---7---5---5---5---7------| 
|--3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3--|--3---3---3---3---3---3---3---0--| 
PM................................................................... 
 
me, save 
N.C. (E5) 
Gtrs. 1 and 2 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|--5-----------5-----------5v-----|--5-----X---5--------5-----------| 
|--0---0---0-------------------0--|--0-----X---0--------0--------0--| 
PM........... PM.................................... 
 
me. 
w/Fill 1 1st time 
End Rhy.Fig. 3 Play Fill 2 2nd time 
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|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|--5-----X---5--------5-----------|--5t7------5---------------------| 
|--5-----X---5--------5--------0--|------------------7---6---5---3--| 
PM............................... 
 
_FILL 
1_____________________________________________________________________ 
 
Gtr. 3 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|--15t17----15----12--------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------15--14--12--|--15fv---------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
 
_FILL 
2_____________________________________________________________________ 
 
Gtrs. 1 and 2 
|----------------------------------| 
|--14B-(14)--14B-(14)--12----------| 
|--14f-(14)--14f-(14)--12----------| 
|------------------------- 14--12--| 
|----------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------| 
 
_CHORUS_____________________________________________________________________ 
 
% 
 
Feed_________________________________________ my eyes, 
 
E5 G D 
|------------------------------3--|------------------------------2--| 
|------------------------------3--|------------------------------3--| 
|------------------------------0--|------------------------------2--| 
|--2---------------------------0--|------------------------------0--| 
|--2---------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
|--0---------------------------3--|---------------------------------| 
 
can you sew them shut? 
 
A 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|------------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
|------------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
|------------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
|------------------------------0--|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|-----------------------0----3v---| 
 
Jesus_______________________________________________ Christ, 
 
E5 G D 
|------------------------------3--|------------------------------2--| 
|------------------------------3--|------------------------------3--| 
|------------------------------0--|------------------------------2--| 
|--2---------------------------0--|------------------------------0--| 
|--2---------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
|--0---------------------------3--|---------------------------------| 
 
deny your maker. 
 
A 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|------------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
|------------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
|------------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
|------------------------------0--|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|-----------------------0----3v---| 
 
He_______________________________________________ who tries 
 
E5 G D 
|------------------------------3--|------------------------------2--| 
|------------------------------3--|------------------------------3--| 
|------------------------------0--|------------------------------2--| 
|--2---------------------------0--|------------------------------0--| 
|--2---------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
|--0---------------------------3--|---------------------------------| 
 
will be wasted. 
 
A 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|------------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
|------------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
|------------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
|------------------------------0--|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|-----------------------0----3v---| 
 
Feed__________________________________________ my eyes. 
 
E5 G D 
|------------------------------3--|------------------------------2--| 
|------------------------------3--|------------------------------3--| 
|------------------------------0--|------------------------------2--| 
|--2---------------------------0--|------------------------------0--| 
|--2---------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
|--0---------------------------3--|---------------------------------| 
 
Now, you've sewn them shut. 
 
A 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|------------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
|------------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
|------------------------------2--|---------------------------------| 
|------------------------------0--|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|-----------------------0----3----| 
PM........ 
 
_GUITAR 
SOLO________________________________________________________________ 
 
N.C. (E5) 
Gtr. 3 (w/dist and wah pedal) 
w/Rhy.Fig.2 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|--5t7----------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
(grad. close pedal) (grad. open pedal) 
 
hold bend.. 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------10f-| 
|--------7h9---9F--------9--7-----|---------------------------------| 
|--7h9-------------------------9--|--8---7---5---7-----7f--(7v)-----| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
 
...keep holding bend................................ 
|--------------------------------------------------| 
|--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--| 
|--------------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------------| 
(gradually open wah pedal) 
 
..hold bend........... 
|-----------------------------------------| 
|--10B--10--10--10--10--10f--(10)p8-------| 
|-------------------------------------9v--| 
|-----------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------| 
 
|-----------------------------------------12--15--15F--| 
|-------12--12h15p12-12h15p12--15fv--15f---------------| 
|--14f-------------------------------------------------| 
|------------------------------------------------------| 
|------------------------------------------------------| 
|------------------------------------------------------| 
G5 G6 G5 G6 G5 
hold bend... 
|-------15--12--------------------| 
|---------------------------------| 
|---------------12h14v-------14f--| 
|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------| 
 
Gtr. 3 w/Rhy.Fig. 3 G6 G5 G6 G5 
...keep holding bend................................................ 
G5 G6 G5 G6 G5 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|----------15v--------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------(14v)-------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
| | 
| G6 G5 G6 G5 | 
|.................(feedback)....................................... | 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------15----------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
pitch: D 
 
Gtr. 4 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------------| 
|--15--------15v------------------|---------------------------------------| 
|--14--------14v------------------|---------X------X--X--14B--14--12------| 
|-----------------14--------------|--12h14--X--14--X--X--------------14v--| 
|------X--X-----------------X--X--|---------------------------------------| 
|------X--X-----------------X--X--|---------------------------------------| 
| | 
| | 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------------| 
|----------12---------------------|----------------------15v--------------| 
|--------------15--14--12--12fv---|----12f----12---9----------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------------| 
 
Gtr. 4 slide down 
|--12--15--15--15f--(15)p12--------------| 
|----------------------------15v-----15--| 
|----------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------| 
 
slide up 
|---------------------------------|--------------------------------------| 
|--12---------------X---------12--|--------------------------------------| 
|--12--------(12)---X---------12--|----------------------------------2f--| 
|--12--------(12)---X---12----12--|--X-----------------------------------| 
|------X--X-----------------------|--X--------7v---X--X--X--X--5h7-------| 
|------X--X-----------------------|--X--3h5------------------------------| 
 
E5 
Gtrs. 1 and 2 
w/Fill 3 D.S. % al Coda 
|--------------------------| 
|--------------------------| 
|--------------------------| 
|-------5---2-------2------| 
|---------------5----------| 
|-----------------------3--| 
 
Coda 
N.C. (E5) 
Gtr. 2 w/Rhy.Fig. 1 (2 times) 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|-----------7v-------7h9v---------|---------------------------------| 
|---9v----------------------------|---7v-------7h9v---------5v------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
 
|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------| 
|---5h7v--------5b----------------| 
|------------------------7v-------| 
|---------------------------------| 
 
1st Ending 
|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------| 
|-------7--------------------5----| 
|----------------0----5h7---------| 
 
2nd Ending 
|---------14--14-----12--12--12---| 
|---------14--14-----12--12--12---| 
|---------14--14-----12--12--12---| 
|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------| 
 
_FILL 
3_____________________________________________________________________ 
 
Gtr. 3 
hold bend..... 
|----------------0----------------| 
|---------------------------------| 
|-------2f----------2f--(2)p0-----| 
|------------------------------2--| 
|---------------------------------| 
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