Avenged Sevenfold - Nightmare Chords

Verse 1 Riff
Chorus 1 Riff
Breakdown Riff
 
         
         
         
         
         
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B

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A/C

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C

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No chord
Standard guitar tuning:
E
A
D
G
B
E
No capo
Key: F Chords used:

Intro

Piano: Silence

Dm

e|----5--4--3--1---------5--4--3--1-| B|-3--------------3---3-------------| G|----------------------------------| D|----------------------------------| x2 A|----------------------------------| E|----------------------------------|
       B           G/B          C            A/C
e|----1--0----|----1--0----|----0--1--3-|-6--5--3--5-|
B|----------3-|-0--------3-|-1----------|------------|
G|-3----------|------------|------------|------------|
D|------------|------------|------------|------------|
A|------------|------------|------------|------------|
E|------------|------------|------------|------------|
Guitar 2: Distortion (This is exactly how Synyster Gates plays!!!)

Dm

e|------5--5-4--4-3--3-1--------------------| B|-3--3------------------3-1-3--------0-1-2-| G|------------------------------0-1-2-------| D|------------------------------------------| x3 A|------------------------------------------| E|------------------------------------------|
                    Dm
e|------5--5-4--4-3--3-1--------------1-3-5-|
B|-3--3------------------3-1-3--------------|
G|------------------------------0-1-2-------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|
      B       G/B      C   A/C
e|-6--6-5-4-|-3--10-|-8--8-|-12-|
B|----------|-------|------|----|
G|----------|-------|------|----|
D|----------|-------|------|----|
A|----------|-------|------|----|
E|----------|-------|------|----|

Dm--- x4

(Now your nightmare comes to life)

Verse 1

F Dragged ya down beDmlow F down to the devils Dmshow F To be his guest forDmever Fpeace of mind is less than never! F Hate to twist your Dmmind F but God ain't on your Dmside F An old acquaintance Dmsevered Fburn the world your last endeavor! F Flesh is burning Dmyou can sFmell it in the air cause Dmmen like Fyou have such an easy Dmsoul to sFteal! (Steal!) F So stand in line while Dmthey ink Fnumbers in your head you're Dmnow a sFlave until the end of Dmtime here! FNothing stop the madness turning haunting yearning pull the trigger!
Guitar 2: Synyster Gates do this riff at "flesh is burning..."
e|-----------|
B|-----------|
G|---2-1-0---|
D|-0-------3-| x4
A|-----------|
E|-----------|

Chorus 1

Dm You should have Cknown F the price of Bevil Dm and it hurts to Cknow that you beFlong here! BYeah! AmOoooooooh It's your

Dm--

fucking nightmare! While your nightmare comes to life!

Verse 2

F Can't wake up and Dmsweat F cause it ain't over Dmyet F Still dancing with your Dmdemons Fvictim of your own creation! F Beyond the will to Dmfight F where all that's wrong is Dmright F where hate don't need a Dmreason Floathing self-assassination! F You've been lied to Dmjust to Frape you of your site and Dmnow they Fhave the nerve to tell Dmyou how to Ffeel! (feel!) F So sedated Dmas they Fmedicate your brain and Dmwhile you sFlowly go insane Dmthey tell ya "FGiven with the best intentions help you with your complications!"
Guitar 2: Synyster Gates do this riff at "you've been lied..."
e|-----------|
B|-----------|
G|---2-1-0---|
D|-0-------3-| x4
A|-----------|
E|-----------|

Chorus 2

Dm You should have Cknown F the price of Bevil Dm and it hurts to Cknow that you beFlong here! BYeah! Dm No one to CcallF everybody to Bfear Dm Your tragic Cfate is looking Fso clear Byeah! Am (hold) Dm--- Ooooooooh It's your fucking nightmare! hahahaha
Guitar 2: Synyster Gates Amazing Solo!!!!!!!

Dm

e|--------17--17-16--16-15--15-13-----------------------| B|-15--15-------------------------15-----------12-13-14-| G|------------------------------------12-13-14----------| D|------------------------------------------------------| A|------------------------------------------------------| E|------------------------------------------------------|
                              Dm
e|--------17--17-16--16-15--15-13-----------------------------|
B|-15--15-------------------------15-13-15-----------12-13-14-|
G|------------------------------------------12-13-14----------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|
        B         G/B         C       A/C
e|--------------|-----13-|-12--12-13-|-16--|
B|-15--15-14-13-|-12-----|-----------|-----|
G|--------------|--------|-----------|-----|
D|--------------|--------|-----------|-----|
A|--------------|--------|-----------|-----|
E|--------------|--------|-----------|-----|
Synyster has very fast fingers here!!! you should too in order for you to play this riff, he did is a combination of shredding and sweeping here!!!
                           Dm
e|-17--------------------16--------------------15---16--15--13-|
B|--------------------15--------------------15-----------------|
G|--------------14-15-----------------14-15--------------------|
D|-----12-14-15--------------12-14-15--------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
e|-15-13----------13-15-13----------13-|
B|-------15----15----------15----15----|
G|----------14----------------14-------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|
e|----------------------------17--16--17-|
B|--------10--11--10--15--18-------------|
G|-7--10---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|
       B        G/B         C       A/C
e|-15--17--13-|-----13-|-12--13--15-|-16-|
B|------------|-15-----|------------|----|
G|------------|--------|------------|----|
D|------------|--------|------------|----|
A|------------|--------|------------|----|
E|------------|--------|------------|----|
      Dm(all the way), tr = means trill
e|-10tr--13-8tr-15-7tr-10-5--8--4--3----|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|
                not sure about this part
e|-----------------0-1-3-5-6-8-10-12-13-17-13----------|
B|-------------1-3----------------------------15----15-|
G|-------0-2-3-----------------------------------12----|
D|-0-2-3-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|
          B               G/B             C             A/C
e|-13--12h13p12h13-|-15--13h15p13h15-|-----13h15p13h15-|-16--15-|
B|-----------------|-----------------|-13--------------|--------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|--------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|--------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|--------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|--------|
Matt Shadows laughs: hahaha...
            Dm
e|---------------------------17\10-|
B|---------------------------------|
G|-5----5-4--3--0------------------|
D|----0-----------3-0---0----------|
A|--------------------3------------|
E|---------------------------------|

Verse 3

DmFight! (fight!) Not to fail! (fail!) Not to fall! (fall!) Or you'll end up like the others!! Die! (die!) Die again (die!) Drenched in sin! (sin!) With no respect for another!! Guitar 2: Synyster continues his fast solo
           B
e|-------10-13-10----------|-18--17-|
B|----11----------11----11-|--------|
G|-10----------------10----|--------|
D|-------------------------|--------|
A|-------------------------|--------|
E|-------------------------|--------|
x3
      Dm
e|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|-5----5-4--3--0---------|
D|----0-----------3-0---0-|
A|--------------------3---|
E|------------------------|

Verse 4

DmDown! (down!) Feel the fire! (fire!) Feel the hate! (hate!) Your pain is what we desire!! Lost! (lost!) Hit the wall! (wall!) Watch you crawl! (crawl!) Such a replaceable liar!!

Bridge

B And I know you hear their Cvoices

B

And I know they may seem Creal

B

But our life's made up of Cchoices (some without apBpeal) They took for G/Bgranted your Csoul

A/C Dm---

and it's ours now to steal As your nightmare comes to life!!

C