All Hands on the Bad One, "Ironclad"
Another terrific song. It open with the with a stripped down chorus riff. They pump up the chorus riff and they're off. Riff 2 varies even more than a typical S-K riff - over twelve bars.
Riff 3 is wonderful. It's like the "Youth Decay" bridge in that it's a calm, ringing, and etherial. To be really authentic and to make it easier to play you need to tune down 3 half steps. I did an alternate tab of Riff 3 so that you could see. Try the alternate tabbing in standard tuning. It's great just by itself.
As usual the guitar 2's rhythms are vital to the S-K sound. It's still good if you don't get it just right.
I sure hope I've done this well enough for you to figure out.
Quarter note = 168 or so.
Standard tuning. But tuning down 3 half steps makes Riff 3 easier and more authentic.
Tabbed where it felt good on the fretboard but there are alternatives.
3 and 4:
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