#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE----------------------------------# # This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the # # song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. # #-------------------------------------------------------------------------------# CHURCH OF THE MACHINE (Bassline) As recorded by Symphony X (From the 1998 Album TWILIGHT IN OLYMPUS) Words and Music by Symphony X Transcribed by Cory Knickerbocker (cory_aglet@hotmail.com) Note: I've combined some sections from the studio version of the song, as well as the version heard on Live On The Edge Of Forever. Tuning: 1 Full Step Down (D-G-C-F) [Intro] 4/4 Wx3 H Q S S S S |------------------------------|---------14h16p14h16-| |--R---------------------------|-R----R--------------| |------------------------------|---------------------| |------------------------------|---------------------| ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ W +W W +W |-14--------|-(14)--------|-(14)--------|-(14)----|| |-----------|-------------|-------------|---------|| |-----------|-------------|---0---------|--(0)----|| |-----------|-------------|-------------|---------|| |---gradually-fade-in--------------------------------------------------- E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| |-2-R-R-2-R-2-R-2-|-2-R-2-R-R-2-R-2-|-R-2-2-R-2-R-R-2-|-R-2-R-2-2-R-2-R-| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| -----------------------------------------------------------------------> E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------------2-| |-R-2-R-2-R-2-2-R-|-2-R-R-2-R-2-R-2-|-2-R-2-R-R-2-R-2-|-R-2-2-R-2-4-5---| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| 5/4 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |---------------------|---------------------|| |---------------------|---------------------|| |-4-R-R-4-R-4-R-4-4-R-|-4-R-R-4-R-4-R-4-4-R-|| |---------------------|---------------------|| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E +E E E E E E ||----------------------|---------------------|-----------------------| ||o---------------------|---------------------|-----------------------| ||o-4-R-R-4-R-4-R-4-4-R-|-4-R-R-4-R-4-R-4-4-R-|-4-----4-(4)-----4-4-2-| ||----------------------|---------------------|---0-3-------0-3-------| 1. 2. E E E E +E E E E S S S S E E E E +E E S S S S S S S S |----------------------------||-------------------------------| |---------------------------o||---------------2-1-------------| |-4-----4-(4)-----4-4-4-4-4-o||-4-----4-(4)-4-----4-2-1-------| |---0-3-------0-3------------||---0-3-------------------4-3-1-| H +Q. Q. H +Q. Q. |-----------------|-----------------| |-----------------|------------4----| |-4----(4)---6----|-7----(7)--------| |-----------------|-----------------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |---------------------|---------------------|| |---------------------|---------------------|| |---------------------|---------------------|| |-3-R-R-3-R-3-R-3-3-R-|-3-R-R-3-R-3-R-3-3-R-|| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S ||------------------------------------------| ||o-----------------------------------------| ||o-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-4-2-1-1-| ||------------------------------------------| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S 4x |------------------------------------------|| |-------------------------4-3-1-----------o|| |-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-------4-3-1-0-3-o|| |------------------------------------------|| H +Q. Q. H +Q. Q. |-----------------|-----------------|| |-----------------|------------1----|| |-1----(1)---3----|-4----(4)--------|| |-----------------|-----------------|| 4/4 H +Q. E +Q H. +E E +Q Q +E E +Q Q +E E +Q ||---------------|--------------|---------------------|---------------------|| ||o--------------|--------------|---------------------|--------------------o|| ||o--------------|--------------|-----1-(1)--4--(4)-2-|-(2)--3--(3)--------o|| ||--1----(1)---3-|-(3)--4-------|-(4)-----------------|-------------2-(2)---|| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E ||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|| ||o-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------o|| ||o-----------------|-----------------|---1-1-1-4-4-4-2-|-2-2-3-3-3-------o|| ||--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-3-|-3-3-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4---------------|-----------2-2-2--|| 6/4 S S S S S S Q. S S S S S S Q. S S S S S S Q. S S S S S S Q. |-----------------------------------|------------------------------------|| |-----------------------------------|------------------------------------|| |-----------------------------------|------------------------------------|| |-1-1-R-1-1-R-R----1-1-R-1-1-R-R----|-1-1-R-1-1-R-R----1-1-R-1-1-R-R-----|| S S S S S S Q. S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S Q. S S S S S S S S S S S S ||-------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------| ||o------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------| ||o------------------------------4-3-1-------|------------------------------4-3-1-------| ||--1-1-R-1-1-R-R----1-1-R-1-1-R-------4-3-1-|-1-1-R-1-1-R-R----1-1-R-1-1-R-------4-3-1-| S S S S S S Q. S S S S S S S S S S S S Q. Q. Q. Q. |------------------------------------------|-----------------------------|| |------------------------------------------|----------------------------o|| |------------------------------4-3-1-------|-4------1------3------------o|| |-1-1-R-1-1-R-R----1-1-R-1-1-R-------4-3-1-|----------------------2------|| [Verse 1] 4/4 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------6--------| |-1-1-R-1-1-1-R-1-|-1-1-R-1-1-1-R-1-|-1-1-R-1-1-1-R-1-|-1-1-/6-8---8-6\---| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q +E E +Q Q +E E +Q Q Q |-----------------|-----------------|------------------|------------------| |-----------------|-----------------|------------------|------------------| |-----------------|-----------------|-4--(4)-1-(1)--3--|-(3)--------------| |-1-1-R-1-1-1-R-1-|-1-1-R-1-1-1-R-1-|------------------|-----2-(2)--2--0--| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E S S S S Q |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------------| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------------| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|--------6-8-8-8-8-8\--| |-1-1-R-1-1-1-R-1-|-1-1-R-1-1-1-R-1-|-1-1-R-1-1-1-R-1-|-1-/6-8---------------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q +E E +Q Q +E E +Q Q Q |-----------------|-----------------|------------------|------------------|| |-----------------|-----------------|------------------|------------------|| |-----------------|-----------------|-4--(4)-1-(1)--3--|-(3)--------------|| |-1-1-R-1-1-1-R-1-|-1-1-R-1-1-1-R-1-|------------------|-----2-(2)--2--0--|| [Pre-Chorus] Q +E E +Q Q +E E +H. Q +E E +Q Q +E E +Q E E E E |------------------|----------------|------------------|--------------------| |------------------|----------------|------------------|--------------------| |-6--(6)--------4--|-(4)------------|-6--(6)--------4--|-(4)-7-(7)--7-6-4---| |--------7-(7)-----|-----4-(4)------|--------7-(7)-----|------------------7-| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S Q |---------------------------------|------------------------------| |---------------------------------|-----------------6-6-6-6-6\---| |-6-6-6-6-6-6-------------4-4-4-4-|-4-4--------------------------| |-------------7-7-7-7-7-7---------|-----4-4-4-4-4-4--------------| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E +E E E E Q |---------------------------------|--------------------| |---------------------------------|--------------------| |-6-6-6-6-6-6-------------4-4-4-4-|-4-4-7-(7)-7-6-7-7--| |-------------7-7-7-7-7-7---------|--------------------| [Chorus] H. Q +E E E E E E E E Q E E E E Q +E E +E E E E E E ||-------------|-------------------|---------------|---------------------| ||o------------|-------------------|---------------|---------------------| ||o-8-------6--|-(6)-6-6-R-6-6-R-6-|---------------|---------------------| ||-------------|-------------------|-9--9-9-R-9-8--|-(8)-8-(8)-8-9-8-6-8-| H. Q +E E E E E E E E Q E E E E Q +E E E E E E E E |------------|-------------------|---------------|--------------------|| |------------|-------------------|---------------|-------------------o|| |------------|-------------------|-9--9-9-R-9----|-------------------o|| |-9-------6--|-(6)-6-6-R-6-6-R-6-|------------8--|-(8)-8-R-8-R-8-R-8--|| [Interlude] S S S S S S Q. S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S Q. S S S S S S S S S S S S ||-------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------| ||o------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------| ||o------------------------------4-3-1-------|------------------------------4-3-1-------| ||--1-1-R-1-1-R-R----1-1-R-1-1-R-------4-3-1-|-1-1-R-1-1-R-R----1-1-R-1-1-R-------4-3-1-| S S S S S S Q. S S S S S S S S S S S S Q. Q. Q. Q. |------------------------------------------|-----------------------------|| |------------------------------------------|----------------------------o|| |------------------------------4-3-1-------|-4------1------3------------o|| |-1-1-R-1-1-R-R----1-1-R-1-1-R-------4-3-1-|----------------------2------|| [Bridge 1] 5/4 H. +E E +Q Q E E E E E E +Q 4x ||---------------------|----------------------|| ||o--------------------|----7---5h7----------o|| ||o-0-------(0)-3-(3)--|-0----0-----0-1-(1)--o|| ||---------------------|----------------------|| H. +H H. +H H. +H H Q. Q. |----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------| |----------------|----------------|----------------|-1----3----5-----| |-0-------(0)----|----------------|----------------|-----------------| |----------------|-3-------(3)----|-1-------(1)----|-----------------| H. +E E E E H. +E E E E H. +E E E E |-------------------|-------------------|-------------------| |---------------7---|---------------5---|---------------3---| |-------------7---7-|-------------5---5-|-------------3---3-| |-5-------(5)-------|-3-------(3)-------|-1-------(1)-------| 4/4 H Q. Q. E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |----------------|-----------------|-----------------|| |-1----3----5\---|-----------------|-----------------|| |----------------|-----------------|-----------------|| |----------------|-0-0-R-0-1-1-R-1-|-3-3-R-3-6-6-R-6-|| [Verse 2] E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------------| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------10---------| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----/10-12----12-10\--| |-5-5-R-5-5-5-R-5-|-5-5-R-5-5-5-R-5-|-5-5-R-5-5-5-R-5-|-5-5-------------------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E +E E E |-----------------|-----------------------------| |-----------------|------------10b12r(10)-------| |-----------------|-----/10-12------------12-10-| |-5-5-R-5-5-5-R-5-|-5-5-------------------------| Q +E E +Q Q +E E +Q Q Q |------------------|------------------| |------------------|------------------| |-8--(8)-5-(5)--7--|-(7)--------------| |------------------|-----6-(6)--6--4--| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-----------------|-----------------| |-----------------|-----------------| |-----------------|-----------------| |-5-5-R-5-5-5-R-5-|-5-5-R-5-5-5-R-5-| E E E E E E E S S E E E E +E E Q |-------------------------|-------------------------| |--------------10---12/14-|---12---10-(10)----------| |---/10-R-12-R----R-------|-R----R---------12-10\---| |-5-----------------------|-------------------------| E E E E E E E E E E Q +E E Q |-----------------|-------------------------| |-----------------|-----10b12r=(10)---------| |-----------------|-----------------12-10\--| |-5-5-R-5-5-5-R-5-|-5-5---------------------| Q +E E +Q Q +E E +Q Q Q |------------------|------------------|| |------------------|------------------|| |-8--(8)-5-(5)--7--|-(7)--------------|| |------------------|-----6-(6)--6--4--|| [Bridge 2] E E E E Q E E E E Q E E S E. E E E E Q E E E E Q E E S E. |----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------| |----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------| |----------------|-----------------|----------------|--------------3--| |-2-2-2-5-4--2-2-|-2-5-4--2-2-2-0--|-2-2-2-5-4--2-2-|-2-5-4--2-2-2----| E E E E Q E E E E Q E E S E. E E E E Q E E Q Q Q Q |----------------|-----------------|----------------|-------------|| |----------------|-----------------|----------------|-------------|| |----------------|-----------------|----------------|----------2--|| |-2-2-2-5-4--2-2-|-2-5-4--2-2-2-0--|-2-2-2-5-4--2-2-|-2--4--5-----|| [Pre-Chorus] Q +E E +Q Q +E E +H. Q +E E +Q Q +E E +Q E E E E |------------------|----------------|------------------|--------------------| |------------------|----------------|------------------|--------------------| |-6--(6)--------4--|-(4)------------|-6--(6)--------4--|-(4)-7-(7)--7-6-4---| |--------7-(7)-----|-----4-(4)------|--------7-(7)-----|------------------7-| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S Q |---------------------------------|------------------------------| |---------------------------------|-----------------6-6-6-6-6\---| |-6-6-6-6-6-6-------------4-4-4-4-|-4-4--------------------------| |-------------7-7-7-7-7-7---------|-----4-4-4-4-4-4--------------| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E +E E E E Q |---------------------------------|--------------------| |---------------------------------|--------------------| |-6-6-6-6-6-6-------------4-4-4-4-|-4-4-7-(7)-7-6-7-7--| |-------------7-7-7-7-7-7---------|--------------------| [Chorus] H. Q +E E E E E E E E Q E E E E Q +E E +E E E E E E ||-------------|-------------------|---------------|---------------------| ||o------------|-------------------|---------------|---------------------| ||o-8-------6--|-(6)-6-6-R-6-6-R-6-|---------------|---------------------| ||-------------|-------------------|-9--9-9-R-9-8--|-(8)-8-(8)-8-9-8-6-8-| H. Q +E E E E E E E E Q E E E E Q +E E E E E E E E |------------|-------------------|---------------|--------------------|| |------------|-------------------|---------------|-------------------o|| |------------|-------------------|-9--9-9-R-9----|-------------------o|| |-9-------6--|-(6)-6-6-R-6-6-R-6-|------------8--|-(8)-8-R-8-R-8-R-8--|| [Interlude] 5/4 6/4 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |---------------------|---------------------|-------------------------|| |---------------------|---------------------|-------------------------|| |---------------------|---------------------|-------------------------|| |-1-R-R-1-R-1-R-1-1-R-|-1-R-R-1-R-1-R-1-1-R-|-1-R-R-1-R-1-R-1-1-1-1-1-|| [Guitar Solo] 4/4 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E 3x Q +E E +Q Q +E E +Q Q Q ||------------------|------------------||------------------|------------------|| ||o-------5---------|---------5-------o||------------------|------------------|| ||o-7-7-7---7---5-7-|-7-7-7-7---7-5-7-o||------------------|---------------6--|| ||------------0-----|------------------||-8--(8)-5-(5)--7--|-(7)-1-(1)--1-----|| [Keyboard Solo] E E E E Q E E E E Q E E S E. E E E E Q E E E E Q E E S E. ||-----------------|-----------------|----------------|------------------|| ||o----------------|-----------------|----------------|--------------5--o|| ||o-4-4-4-7-6--4-4-|-4-7-6--4-4-4----|-4-4-4-7-6--4-4-|-4-7-6--4-4-4----o|| ||-----------------|--------------7--|----------------|------------------|| [Guitar Solo] E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E 3x Q +E E +Q Q +E E +Q Q Q ||--------5---------|---------5--------||------------------|-------------------|| ||o-7-7-7---7---5-7-|-7-7-7-7---7-5-7-o||------------------|-------------------|| ||o-----------0-----|-----------------o||-8--(8)-5-(5)--7--|-(7)---------------|| ||------------------|------------------||------------------|-----6-(6)--6--4---|| [Keyboard Solo] E E E E Q E E E E Q E E S E. E E E E Q E E E E Q E E S E. |----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------| |----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------| |----------------|-----------------|----------------|--------------3--| |-2-2-2-5-4--2-2-|-2-5-4--2-2-2-0--|-2-2-2-5-4--2-2-|-2-5-4--2-2-2----| E E E E Q E E E E Q E E S E. E E E E Q Q Q Q Q Q |----------------|-----------------|---------------|-------------|| |----------------|-----------------|---------------|-------------|| |----------------|-----------------|---------------|----------2--|| |-2-2-2-5-4--2-2-|-2-5-4--2-2-2-0--|-2-2-2-5-4--2--|-2--4--5-----|| [Guitar & Keyboard Unison] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ W +W W +W |----------|------------|-/5--------|-(5)----|| |----------|------------|-----------|--------|| |-4--------|-(4)--------|-----------|--------|| |----------|------------|-----------|--------|| [Chorus] H. Q +E E E E E E E E Q E E E E Q +E E +E E E E E E ||-------------|-------------------|---------------|---------------------| ||o------------|-------------------|---------------|---------------------| ||o-8-------6--|-(6)-6-6-R-6-6-R-6-|---------------|---------------------| ||-------------|-------------------|-9--9-9-R-9-8--|-(8)-8-(8)-8-9-8-6-8-| H. Q +E E E E E E E E Q E E E E Q +E E E E E E E E |------------|-------------------|---------------|--------------------|| |------------|-------------------|---------------|-------------------o|| |------------|-------------------|-9--9-9-R-9----|-------------------o|| |-9-------6--|-(6)-6-6-R-6-6-R-6-|------------8--|-(8)-8-R-8-R-8-R-8--|| E E E E E E Q +E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q +E E +E E E E E E ||-----------------|-------------------|----------------|---------------------| ||o----------------|-------------------|----------------|---------------------| ||o-8-8-8-8-8-8-6--|-(6)-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|----------------|---------------------| ||-----------------|-------------------|-9-9-9-9-9-9-8--|-(8)-8-(8)-8-9-8-6-8-| E E E E E E Q +E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q +E E E E E E E E |----------------|-------------------|----------------|--------------------|| |----------------|-------------------|----------------|-------------------o|| |----------------|-------------------|-9-9-9-9-9-9----|-------------------o|| |-9-9-9-9-9-9-6--|-(6)-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-------------8--|-(8)-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|| [Outro] 5/4 S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S ||------------------------------------------| ||o-----------------------------------------| ||o-----------------------------------------| ||--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-4-2-1-1-| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S 4x |------------------------------------------|| |-----------------------------------------o|| |-------------------------4-3-1-----------o|| |-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-------4-3-1-0-3--|| 4/4 H +Q. Q. H +Q. Q. |-----------------|-----------------| |-----------------|-----------------| |-----------------|------------1----| |-1----(1)---3----|-4----(4)--------| H +Q. E +Q H. +E E +Q Q +E E +Q Q +E E +Q 3x ||---------------|--------------|---------------------|--------------------|| ||o--------------|--------------|---------------------|-------------------o|| ||o-3----(3)---5-|-(5)--6-------|-(6)-----------------|-------------4-(4)-o|| ||---------------|--------------|-----1-(1)--4--(4)-2-|-(2)--3--(3)--------|| H +Q. E +Q H. +E E +Q Q +E E +Q Q +E E Q |--------------|--------------|---------------------|------------------*| |--------------|--------------|---------------------|------------------*| |-3----(3)---5-|-(5)--6-------|-(6)-----------------|-------------4-R--*| |--------------|--------------|-----1-(1)--4--(4)-2-|-(2)--3--(3)------*| Duration Legend --------------- W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura + - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration) Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the duration for. Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests. Multi- bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for. Low melody durations appear below the staff Tablature Legend ---------------- R - rest h - hammer-on p - pull-off b - bend pb - pre-bend r - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately) /\ - slide - natural harmonic [n] - artificial harmonic n(n) - tapped harmonic ~ - vibrato tr - trill T - tap TP - trem. picking PM - palm muting \n/ - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip \n - tremolo bar down n/ - tremolo bar up /n\ - tremolo bar inverted dip = - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls <> - volume swell (louder/softer) x - on rhythm slash represents muted slash o - on rhythm slash represents single note slash Misc Legend ----------- | - bar || - double bar ||o - repeat start o|| - repeat end *| - double bar (ending) : - bar (freetime) $ - Segno & - Coda Tempo markers - = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths *************************************************************************************** * Generated using Power Tab Editor by Brad Larsen - http://powertab.guitarnetwork.org * ***************************************************************************************