Main Offender - The Hives
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Tabs and lyrics
Tunning: Standard (E A D G B e)
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MAIN OFFENDER - The Hives
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Tabbed By: Liam (in_the_industry_to_scream@hotmail.com)


Public Health Warning: Do not stare at this tab too hard or your eyes will go
swirly and eventually explode!

This is right - I think. I was too busy trying to find my shoes in the pit
to remember what they were playing. But it sounds right. What am i saying?
It is right! I'm the best!! :-D


INTRO
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--11--111111--111111--111111--7-8--11--------------------------------------|
D|--12--121212--121212--121212--8-10-12--------------------------------------|
A|--12--121212--121212--121212--8-10-12--------------------------------------|
E|--10--101010--101010--101010--6-8--10--------------------------------------|

VERSE (2 times)
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--11--14-16--6-7--7-14-7-9--11-11-14-16--6-7--14-7-14-7-9--11--------------|
D|--12--15-17--7-8--8-15-8-10-12-12-15-17--7-8--15-8-15-8-10-12--------------|
A|--12--15-17--7-8--8-15-8-10-12-12-15-17--7-8--15-8-15-8-10-12--------------|
E|--10--13-15--5-6--6-13-6-8--10-10-13-15--5-6--13-6-13-6-8--10--------------|

BREAK PRE-VERSE
e|----------| e|-----------|
B|----------| B|-----------|
G|--111111--| G|--7-8--11--|
D|--121212--| D|--8-10-12--|
A|--121212--| A|--8-10-12--|
E|--101010--| E|--6-8--10--|


VERSE (4 times)
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--11--14-16--6-7--7-14-7-9--11-11-14-16--6-7--14-7-14-7-9--11-------------|
D|--12--15-17--7-8--8-15-8-10-12-12-15-17--7-8--15-8-15-8-10-12-------------|
A|--12--15-17--7-8--8-15-8-10-12-12-15-17--7-8--15-8-15-8-10-12-------------|
E|--10--13-15--5-6--6-13-6-8--10-10-13-15--5-6--13-6-13-6-8--10-------------|

e|----------| e|--------------------|
B|----------| B|--------------------|
G|--111111--| G|--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---|
D|--121212--| D|--1010101010101010--|
A|--121212--| A|--1010101010101010--|
E|--101010--| E|--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8---|


CHORUS
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--66666666-1111111111111111-22222222-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-----------------------|
D|--77777777-1212121212121212-33333333-1010101010101010----------------------|
A|--77777777-1212121212121212-33333333-1010101010101010----------------------|
E|--55555555-1010101010101010-11111111-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-----------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--66666666-1111111111111111-2----2---14141414---------------15\------------|
D|--77777777-1212121212121212-3----3---15151515------------------------------|
A|--77777777-1212121212121212-3----3---15151515------------------------------|
E|--55555555-1010101010101010-1----1---13131313------------------------------|

PRE-VERSE
e|-----------|
B|-----------|
G|--7-8--11--|
D|--8-10-12--|
A|--8-10-12--|
E|--6-8--10--|

VERSE (2 times)
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--11--14-16--6-7--7-14-7-9--11-11-14-16--6-7--14-7-14-7-9--11--------------|
D|--12--15-17--7-8--8-15-8-10-12-12-15-17--7-8--15-8-15-8-10-12--------------|
A|--12--15-17--7-8--8-15-8-10-12-12-15-17--7-8--15-8-15-8-10-12--------------|
E|--10--13-15--5-6--6-13-6-8--10-10-13-15--5-6--13-6-13-6-8--10--------------|


BREAK
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--2-4-6-8-2-4-6-8-2-4-6-8-2-4-6-8------------------------------------------|
D|--3-5-7-9-3-5-7-9-3-5-7-9-3-5-7-9------------------------------------------|
A|--3-5-7-9-3-5-7-9-3-5-7-9-3-5-7-9------------------------------------------|
E|--1-3-5-7-1-3-5-7-1-3-5-7-1-3-5-7------------------------------------------|

VERSE (2 times)
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--11--14-16--6-7--7-14-7-9--11-11-14-16--6-7--14-7-14-7-9--11--------------|
D|--12--15-17--7-8--8-15-8-10-12-12-15-17--7-8--15-8-15-8-10-12--------------|
A|--12--15-17--7-8--8-15-8-10-12-12-15-17--7-8--15-8-15-8-10-12--------------|
E|--10--13-15--5-6--6-13-6-8--10-10-13-15--5-6--13-6-13-6-8--10--------------|

e|----------| e|--------------------|
B|----------| B|--------------------|
G|--111111--| G|--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---|
D|--121212--| D|--1010101010101010--|
A|--121212--| A|--1010101010101010--|
E|--101010--| E|--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8---|


CHORUS
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--66666666-1111111111111111-22222222-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-----------------------|
D|--77777777-1212121212121212-33333333-1010101010101010----------------------|
A|--77777777-1212121212121212-33333333-1010101010101010----------------------|
E|--55555555-1010101010101010-11111111-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-----------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--66666666-1111111111111111-2----2---14141414---------------15\-17\-19\----|
D|--77777777-1212121212121212-3----3---15151515------------------------------|
A|--77777777-1212121212121212-3----3---15151515------------------------------|
E|--55555555-1010101010101010-1----1---13131313------------------------------|

PRE-VERSE
e|-----------|
B|-----------|
G|--7-8--11--|
D|--8-10-12--|
A|--8-10-12--|
E|--6-8--10--|

VERSE (2 times)
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--11--14-16--6-7--7-14-7-9--11-11-14-16--6-7--14-7-14-7-9--11--------------|
D|--12--15-17--7-8--8-15-8-10-12-12-15-17--7-8--15-8-15-8-10-12--------------|
A|--12--15-17--7-8--8-15-8-10-12-12-15-17--7-8--15-8-15-8-10-12--------------|
E|--10--13-15--5-6--6-13-6-8--10-10-13-15--5-6--13-6-13-6-8--10--------------|

OUTRO
e|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|--11--11--11--11--11--|
D|--12--12--12--12--12--|
A|--12--12--12--12--12--|
E|--10--10--10--10--10--|
let ring...


gimmie an H!
gimmie an I!
gimmie an V!
gimmie an E!
gimmie an S!

Who Do You love?


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END OF TAB - Now Go Away :-)
Tunning: Standard (E A D G B e)
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Main Offender - The Hives
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By: Studio 54
walrus1141@hotmail.com

intro: Main killer riff:
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------10-12------------------10-12-------------------10-12--------|
D|-12------8-10-11-12-10-12-7-8-----10-11-12-10-12-7-8---------11-12-10-12--------|
A|-12------8-10-11-12--8-10-7-8--8--10-11-12--8-10-7-8-8---10--11-12--8-10-(etc)--|
E|-10(4x)--6--8--9-10-------5-6-6-6--8--9-10-------5-6--6-8--8--9-10--------------|


chorus part:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------77777777-----------------------------------7777777--------------|
D|-777777777-77777777-33333333-5555555-5-4-5-6-77777777-7777777-3------------|
A|-777777777-55555555-33333333-5555555-5-4-5-6-77777777-5555555-3------------|
E|-555555555----------11111111-3333333-3-2-3-4-55555555---------1-(let ring)-|

These are the main parts of the way the song goes. The single notes in
the main riff should be right and should do the trick for getting this song down.
You may find yourself having to add another (6) or (8) to help with timing..
Chris
Tunning: Standard (E A D G B e)
The Hives - Main Offender
Tabbed By Richard Pugh

Key:
~ = Let ring/Vibrato in second guitar part or where it sounds good (at bottom)
x = Muted strings
srb = Slowly release bend from the note before to the note afterwards.
/ = Slide up to....
\ = Slide down to...
b = Bend up from note before to note afterwards
r = Release bend from note before to note afterwards
"-"s are used solely for timing purposes only and do not represent anything else other than timing.

Intro:
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
b|----------------------------------------------------------------|
g|----------------------------------------------------------------|
d|----------------------------------------------------------------|
a|12~~~~~~x---121212~~~~~~x---121212~~~~~~x---121212--8---10--11--|
E|10~~~~~~x---101010~~~~~~x---101010~~~~~~x---101010--6---8---9---|

Verse:
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------10--12------------------------------10--------------|
|12----------8---10----------7---8-----------8---8---8---10--11--|
|10--------------------------5---6-----------6-------6---8---9---|

|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------10--12----------------------10----------12----------|
|12----------8---10----------7---8-------8---8---10--10--10--11--|
|10--------------------------5---6-----------6---8-------8---9---| X2

Post-Verse:
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|12~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~121212~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~10--11--|
|10~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~101010~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~8---9---|

VERSE X4

Pre-Chorus:
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|12~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~121212--7---7---7---7---7---7---7---|
|10~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~101010--5---5---5---5---5---5---5---|

Chorus:
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7-7-|
|7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7-7-7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7-7-|
|7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7-7-5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5-5-|
|5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5-5---------------------------------|

|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3-3-5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5-5-|
|3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3-3-5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5-5-|
|1---1---1---1---1---1---1---1-1-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3-3-|

|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7-7-|
|7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7-7-7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7-7-|
|7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7-7-5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5-5-|
|5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5-5---------------------------------|

|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------101010101010|
|3~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~3---3-3-3-------------------101010101010|
|3~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~3---3-3-3-------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-|
|1~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~1---1-1-1-------------------------------|

|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------14srb12-------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------8---10--11--|
|----------------------------------------------------6---8---9---|

VERSE X2

|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|12--8---10--11--12--8---10--11--12--8---10--11--12--8---10--11--|
|10--6---8---9---10--6---8---9---10--6---8---9---10--6---8---9---|

VERSE X2

PRE-CHORUS

CHORUS

Instead of the bend at the end play this:

|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------///14---10///-------8---10--11--|
|--------------------------------///14---10///-------6---8---9---|
^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Don't stick to this exactly,
just that general sound will do, listen to the song

VERSE X2

|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|12----------12----------12----------12----------12~~~~~~\\\-----|
|10----------10----------10----------10----------10~~~~~~\\\-----|

That is the main guitar all the way through the song, however over the verse at the very start,
at the end, and possibly in other places (listen to the song for it) there is a second
guitar part doing this:

|----------------------------------------------------------------|--------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|--------|
|/-14141414141414141414141414141414--14b15r14---12b13r12---------|--------|
|/ 12121212121212121212121212121212------------------------121210|12~~~~~~|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|--------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|--------|
^^^^^^^^
Do this after last time through

This is a great song, and now, finally, everyone can play it right!

Enjoy! (This took me ages)
Song info
Main Offender
The Hives
2001
  • Rock
  • Garage Rock
  • Punk
  • Rockabilly
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