Fear Factory - Flashpoint Chords & Tabs

 

Flashpoint Chords & Tabs

Fear Factory Chords & Tabs

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Flashpoint Tab

   
transcribed by: thomas hassler
song: flashpoint
album: DEMANUFACTURE
Dropped-D tuning (D, A, D, G, B, E)

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

Upbeat, faster speed

Intro with studio sounds, drums, bass, and then guitar comes in doubled 
by sythnthesizers

Riff A:

|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|----------6-----------6-6-----------6-----------6-6--|
|--0-0---0-6---0-0---0-6-6---0-0---0-6---0-0---0-6-6--|
   * *   *     * *   *       * *   *     * *   *

Riff B:

|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|----------6-----------6-6-----------6-----------6-6--|
|--0-0---0-6-----------6-6---0-0---0-6---------0-6-6--|
   * *   *                   * *   *           *

Riff C:

|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------6-6-----------------------6-6--|
|----------------------6-6-----------------------6-6--|
                       * *                       * *

Riff D:
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/f/fear_factory/flashpoint_tab_ver_2.html ]
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-1--1--1--1--1--1--1--111--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--111--|
|-1--1--1--1--1--1--1--111--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--111--|

Riff E:

|---------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--000--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0---1---3|
|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--000--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0---1---3|

|---------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--000--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0---1---3|
|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--000--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0---1---3|

|-------------|
|-------------|
|-------------|
|-------------|
|--1---3---4--|
|--1---3---4--|


Riff F:

Let chords ring out

|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-6----8-5----8-4----8-3----1----6----8-10----9----(6)--(5)-|
|-6----8-5----8-4----8-3----1----6----8-10----9----(6)--(5)-|
|-6----8-5----8-4----8-3----1----6----8-10----9----(6)--(5)-|



Song Structure:

Riff A 2 times
Riff B 2 times
Riff A 2 times
Riff C 2 times
Riff A 2 times
Riff A 2 times
Riff D 2 times
Riff E 1 time
Riff A 4 times
Riff F 1 time
(bass then plays harmony in Riff F under Burtonís soaring vocals)
Riff F 1 time (doubled by another track of guitar playing the same 
harmony only set to the snare drumís rhythm)
Riff D 2 times
Riff E 1 time
Riff A 2 times, ending on two blunt D5 chord hits
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