Symbol In Guitar Tab You Need To Know

h – hammer on

p – pull off

b – bend string up

r – release bend

/ – slide up

\ – slide down

v – vibrato (sometimes written as ~)

t – right hand tap

s – legato slide

S – shift slide

– natural harmonic =Harm

[n] – artificial harmonic = pinched harmonic. ie. with pick.(A.H)

n(n) – tapped harmonic = A.H.+

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 

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