Scorpions - Unholy Alliance Chords & Tabs

 

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Unholy Alliance Tab

   
Band:  Scorpions
Album: Face the Heat
Song:  Unholy Alliance

Copyright (c)  (Mercury) (1993)
Version 1.0 - (29/05/06)

Transcribed By: Steve
Email:          stephen.elvidge1@ntlworld.com


.  - palm mute           /  - slide up to
\  - slide down to       ~  - vibrato
h  - hammer on           b  - Bend
p  - pull off            Suffixes for bend
t  - tap                 f  - full bend    h - half bend
ph - pinched harmonic    q  - quarter bend t - tap bend
                         p  - pre bend
*  - see comment         ^  - Hold bend    r release bend
x  - Stuccatto           ~  - vibrato bend
,  - slight palm mute    () - ghost note, sustained note
"  - tremolo note        <> - harmonic

Tuning Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb

 Intro

 Guitars 1 & 2 (Guitar 1 with wah)

|------|
|------|
|-9-\--|
|-9-\--|
|-7-\--|
|------|

 Main Riff
 Guitars 1 & 2 (Guitar 1 with wah)

    h       ~~             h       ~~
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|-------------5-/9-\7--\-------------2--4--\-|
|-------------5-/9-\7--\-------------2--4--\-|
|-0-2p0---0---3-/7-\5--\-0-2p0---0---0--2--\-|
|-------3---3------------------3---3---------| Rpt 3 X

 Guitar 1
    h       ~~             h       ~~
[---------------------------------------------------------------|
[---------------------------------------------------------------|
[-------------5-/9-\7--\-------------2-------(2)-----------0----|
[-------------5-/9-\7--\-------------2-------(2)-------0-2---2--|
[-0-2p0---0---3-/7-\5--\-0-2p0---0---0-------(0)----------------|
[-------3---3------------------3---3----------------------------|
[Guitar 2
[---------------------------------------------------------------|
[------------------------------------2/-----slow slide----------|
[------------------------------------2/-------------------------|
[---------------------------------------------------------------|
[---------------------------------------------------------------|
[---------------------------------------------------------------|

 Main Riff

|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|---9---9---9---7-7---9---9---9-----------|
|---9---9---9---7-7---9---9---9-----------|
|---7-x-7-x-7-x-5-5---7-x-7-x-7-----5-----|
|-0-----------------0-----------5-7---7\--| Rpt 4 X


 Intro solo (Slides played with a blues bottle)
            ~~~~~ ~~~~~~              ~~~~~     ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
|---------------------------------------------------------pb10----r--|
|-5/--10-br8----7-8p7-----5\--------10br8-----7-8p7--7-b-------------|
|----------------------------7\--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
              ~~~~          
|--------------------------------------|
|-10br10-8-8-8----7-8p7----------------|
|-----------------------9-9-\6b-6b-6-6-|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|


 Guitar 1
[-----------------------------------|
[-----------------------------------|
[---7--7--7--7--\--7--7--7----------|
[---7--7--7--7--\--7--7--7----------|
[---5--5--5--5--\--5--5--5------5---|
[-0-------------------------5-7---7-|
[Guitar 2
[-----------------------------------|
[-----------------------------------|
[--/7------------\-/7-------------/-|
[--/7------------\-/7-------------/-|
[-----------------------------------|
[-----------------------------------|

 Verse

 Guitar 1
[----------------------------------------|
[----------------------------------------|
[---9---9---9---7-7---9---9---9----------|
[---9---9---9---7-7---9---9---9----------|
[---7-x-7-x-7-x-5-5---7-x-7-x-7-----5----|
[-0-----------------0-----------5-7---7--|
[Guitar 2
[                                   ph
[----------------------------------------|
[----------------------------------------|
[----------------------------------------|
[----------------------------------------|
[---7-x-7-x-7-x-555---7-x-7-x-7-----5----|
[-0-----------------0-----------5-7---7--| Rpt 4 X

 Chorus
 Both guitars with fills

|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|---9---9---9---7-7---9---9---9----------|
|---9---9---9---7-7---9---9---9----------|
|---7-x-7-x-7-x-5-5---7-x-7-x-7-----5----|
|-0-----------------0-----------5-7---7--| Rpt 2 X

|------|
|-12\--|
|-11\--|
|------|
|------|
|------|

|-----|
|-3\--|
|-2\--|
|-----|
|-----|
|-----|

 2nd Verse

 Guitar 1                         ~~~~~~~~~~~
[---------------------------------------------|
[---------------------------------------------|
[---9---9---9---7-77---9---9---9--------------|
[---9---9---9---7-77---9---9---9--------------|
[---7-x-7-x-7-x-5-55---7-x-7-x-7-5------------|
[-0------------------0------------------------|
[Guitar 2
[                                    
[---------------------------------------------|
[---------------------------------------------|
[---------------------------------------------|
[---------------------------------------------|
[---7-x-7-x-7-x-5-55---7-x-7-x-7-5-5-5-5-5-5b-|
[-0------------------0------------------------|


 Guitar 1
[-----------------------------------------|
[-----------------------------------------|
[---9---9---9---7-77---9---9---9----------|
[---9---9---9---7-77---9---9---9----------|
[---7-x-7-x-7-x-5-55---7-x-7-x-7-----5----|
[-0------------------0-----------5-7---7\-|
[ Guitar 2
[                                   ph
[-----------------------------------------|
[-----------------------------------------|
[-----------------------------------------|
[-----------------------------------------|
[---7-x-7-x-7-x-5-55---7-x-7-x-77----5----|
[-0-----------------0------------5-7---7\-|

 Guitar 1                         ~~~~~~~~~~~
[---------------------------------------------|
[---------------------------------------------|
[---9---9---9---7-77---9---9---9--------------|
[---9---9---9---7-77---9---9---9--------------|
[---7-x-7-x-7-x-5-55---7-x-7-x-7-5----------/-|
[-0------------------0------------------------|
[Guitar 2
[                                ph                                 
[---------------------------------------------|
[---------------------------------------------|
[---------------------------------------------|
[---------------------------------------------|
[---7-x-7-x-7-x-5-55---7-x-7-x-7-5b-----------|
[-0------------------0------------------------|


 Guitar 1
[-----------------------------------------|
[-----------------------------------------|
[---9---9---9---7-77---9---9---9----------|
[---9---9---9---7-77---9---9---9----------|
[---7-x-7-x-7-x-5-55---7-x-7-x-7-----5----|
[-0------------------0-----------5-7---7\-|
[Guitar 2
[                                   ph
[-----------------------------------------|
[-----------------------------------------|
[-----------------------------------------|
[-----------------------------------------|
[---7-x-7-x-7-x-5-55---7-x-7-x-77----5----|
[-0-----------------0------------5-7---7\-|

 Rpt Chorus 2 X

 Mid 8

 Guitar 1 with wah
[--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
[--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
[-2--(2)-----------2---2--2--2--(2)--------9---9---7-77-------9---9---7-77-|
[-2--(2)-----------2---2--2--2--(2)--------9---9---7-77-------9---9---7-77-|
[-0--(0)--5---4----0---0--0--0--(0)----7-x-7-x-7-x-5-55---7-x-7-x-7-x-5-55-|
[---------------3--------------------0-0----------------0------------------|
[Guitar 2
[                         ~~~~
[--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
[-----------------------------2-2-2-2--------------------------------------|
[-2--(2)----------------------2-2-2-2--------------------------------------|
[-2--(2)------------2-------------------------------22----------------22---|
[-0--(0)--5p0-4-5p4p0-5-4b-------------------5-7-7-------------5-7-7-------|
[------------------------------------0-0-5-7-------3---3-0-5-7-------3---3-|
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/s/scorpions/unholy_alliance_tab.html ]
 Guitar 1 with wah                                 ~~~~~~~
[----------------------------------------------------------|
[----------------------------------------------------------|
[-2--(2)-----------2---2--2--2--(2)-----5-5-------5--------|
[-2--(2)-----------2---2--2--2--(2)-----5-5-------5--------|
[-0--(0)--5---4----0---0--0--0--(0)-----3-3-------3--------|
[---------------3------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2
[                         ~~~~
[----------------------------------------------------------|
[---------------------------------2-2-2--------------------|
[-2--(2)------------------2---2---2-2-2-5--(5)--------5----|
[-2--(2)------------2-------------------5--(5)-------------|
[-0--(0)--5p0-4-5p4p0-5-4b--4b--4b----------------3/7---7--|
[----------------------------------------------------------|

 Guitar 1 with wah
[------------------------------------------|
[------------------------------------------|
[-7-7-----------(7)------------------------|
[-7-7-----------(7)----------to feedback---|
[-5-5-----------(5)------------------------|
[------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2
[------------------------------------------|
[------------------------------------------|
[-/7------------(7)------------------------|
[-/7------------(7)------------------------|
[------------------------------------------|
[------------------------------------------|

|------|
|------|
|-9-\--|
|-9-\--|
|-7-\--|
|------|

    h       ~~             h       ~~
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|-------------5-/9-\7--\-------------2--4--\-|
|-------------5-/9-\7--\-------------2--4--\-|
|-0-2p0---0---3-/7-\5--\-0-2p0---0---0--2--\-|
|-------3---3------------------3---3---------| Rpt 3 X

    h       ~~             h       ~~
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------5-/9-\7--\-------------2-------------(2)--------------|
|-------------5-/9-\7--\-------------2-------------(2)--------------|
|-0-2p0---0---3-/7-\5--\-0-2p0---0---0-------------(0)--------------|
|-------3---3------------------3---3--------------------------------|

 Guitar 1 plays a rhythmic muted strings wah pattern under this

                             [PM]
|----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------0-1-1p0----|
|-10\----------------------------2-------------|
|-9-\----------------------------2----------2--|
|----------------------------0-0------------0--|
|----------------------------------------------|

  PM                  PM  ~~
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------0-1-1p0---------------0-1-1p0-------------------------|
|-----2---------2-------2-4-4---------2--------2-4-4-4/5-5-/7-|
|---2-2-----------------2-2-2------------------2-2-2----------|
|-0-0-0---------------0----------------------0----------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|

 Guitar solo

  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
|----------------------------------13-\-17\------------|
|----------------------------pb11r---------------------|
|-7b----/13b---r13---------------------------10\----4--|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|

      ~~~~~~~~~~  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~                           ~~~~~~~
|-------------------------------------------17-16---------------------|
|---------------------------------13\--18\--------12-12/15-/17b----17\|
|-4-4/7---/10-\-/9---/14-\13---------------------------------------16\|
|---------------/9---/------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

   ~~~~~~~                          ~~~
|-22fb-----22-19----19-22-19-------------17fbr15-15fb------15b------|
|----------------21----------21-17-15b-\-------------17p15----17p15-|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

   ~~~         ~~          ~~~                        ~~~~
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|-14br12---------12----------12----------------------------|
|-------14-13-14b---14-13-14b---14-13----------------------|
|-------------------------------------14-------------------|
|----------------------------------------14-13-12-10-12b---|
|----------------------------------------------------------|

             phphphph ph                                          ph~~
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------8-7-6x5--13fb-12fb-r12p10\8-8-10-12fb-12p10----------12fb-|
|-/7-9p7-------------------------------------------------12-11-12------|
|--------9-7-----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

                  phphph~~~   h   h   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
|-22fb--r---------------------------------------------|
|---------5---------------------------3---3fb---7b----|
|---------6-----------------2-3p2-3p2-----------------|
|-----------8-8---------------------------------------|
|---------------6-5-4-5-------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|


|-----12-14-15p14p12-14-15-17-15-14\12-------------------------------|
|-/15----------------------------------15-14-12----------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------14-12-15-14p12-14p12-|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|


 Guitar 1 with wah                                 ~~~~~~~
[----------------------------------------------------------|
[----------------------------------------------------------|
[-2--(2)-----------2---2--2--2--(2)-----5-5-------5--------|
[-2--(2)-----------2---2--2--2--(2)-----5-5-------5--------|
[-0--(0)--5---4----0---0--0--0--(0)-----3-3-------3--------|
[---------------3------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2
[                         ~~~~
[----------------------------------------------------------|
[---------------------------------2-2-2--------------------|
[-2--(2)------------------2---2---2-2-2-5--------(5)-------|
[-2--(2)------------2-------------------5--------(5)-------|
[-0--(0)--5p0-4-5p4p0-5-4b--4b--4b-------------------------|
[----------------------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 3
[-----------------------------------------/15-17fb17fb15-17|
[----------------------------------------------------------|
[----------------------------------------------------------|
[----------------------------------------------------------|
[----------------------------------------------------------|
[----------------------------------------------------------|

 Guitar 1 with wah
[------------------------------------------|
[------------------------------------------|
[-7-7-----------(7)------------------------|
[-7-7-----------(7)----------to feedback---|
[-5-5-----------(5)------------------------|
[------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2
[------------------------------------------|
[------------------------------------------|
[-/7------------(7)------------------------|
[-/7------------(7)------------------------|
[------------------------------------------|
[------------------------------------------|


 Lead fill


|---------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------15-15fb\--|
|-12\---/9\---/7\---/4\-----------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|



 Rpt Main riff 3 X

 Guitar 1
    h       ~~             h       ~~
[---------------------------------------------------------------|
[---------------------------------------------------------------|
[-------------5-/9-\7--\-------------2-------(2)----------------|
[-------------5-/9-\7--\-------------2-------(2)-----------0----|
[-0-2p0---0---3-/7-\5--\-0-2p0---0---0-------(0)-------0-2---2--|
[-------3---3------------------3---3-------------------------0--|
[Guitar 2
[   h       ~~             h       ~~
[---------------------------------------------------------------|
[---------------------------------------------------------------|
[-------------5-/9-\7--\-------------2-------(2)----------------|
[-------------5-/9-\7--\-------------2-------(2)----------------|
[-0-2p0---0---3-/7-\5--\-0-2p0---0---0-------(0)-----------5----|
[-------3---3------------------3---3-------------------5/7---7\-|

 Rpt Chorus to end

 Guitar 1
[-------------------------------------------------|
[-------------------------------------------------|
[-7-7-7-----7-7-7-----7-7-7--------------9--\-----|
[-7-7-7-----7-7-7-----7-7-7--------------9--\-----|
[-5-5-5--x--5-5-5--x--5-5-5--0-2p0---0---7--\-----|
[----------------------------------3---3----------|
[Guitar 2
[-------------------------------------------------|
[-1/-------------------------------------15fb15fb-|
[-1/----------slow slide--------------------------|
[-------------------------------------------------|
[-------------------------------------------------|
[-------------------------------------------------|




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