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TESTER
As recorded by Anthrax
(From the 1995 Album STOMP 442)

Transcribed by Mike Sheehan
	

Words by Scott Ian and John Bush Music by Charlie Benante

F5
3 3 3 x x x
	
F#5
4 4 4 x x x
	
G5
5 5 5 x x x
	
Bb5
8 8 8 x x x

C5
10 10 10 x x x
	
D5
0 0 x x x x
	
C
x 3 x x x x
	
E5
2 2 x x x x


Gtr I (D A D G B E) - 'Scott Ian'
Gtr II (D A D G B E) - 'Paul Crook'
Gtr III (D A D G B E) - 'Overdubs & Solo'

 Intro
  Q=78
  F5 Bb5 F#5C5     D5
 4/4              7/8
  Gtr I            Gtrs I, II
  Q  e E Q   e E   E E S S S E E S E   E E S S S E E S E
|----------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|----------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|----------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|-3s=8---4s=10---|-------------------|-------------------|
|-3s=8---4s=10---|-0-0-x-x-x-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-x-x-x-0-0-0-0-|
|-3s=8---4s=10---|-0-0-x-x-x-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-x-x-x-0-0-0-0-|


                                    F5  E5   D5
                     4/4
  E E S S S E E S E   E E S S S E E S S  S S S
|-------------------|--------------------------||
|-------------------|--------------------------||
|-------------------|--------------------------||
|-------------------|--------------------------||
|-0-0-x-x-x-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-x-x-x-0-0-3-3-\2-2-0-||
|-0-0-x-x-x-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-x-x-x-0-0-3-3-\2-2-0-||


   Verse
                                      F5  E5   D5
   7/8                 4/4
    E E S S S E E S E   E E S S S E E S S  S S S
||--------------------|--------------------------|
||o-------------------|--------------------------|
||--------------------|--------------------------|
||--------------------|--------------------------|
||o-0-0-x-x-x-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-x-x-x-0-0-3-3-\2-2-0-|
||--0-0-x-x-x-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-x-x-x-0-0-3-3-\2-2-0-|


                                    F5  E5   D5
 7/8                 4/4
  E E S S S E E S E   E E S S S E E S S  S S S
|-------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------|--------------------------|
|-0-0-x-x-x-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-x-x-x-0-0-3-3-\2-2-0-|
|-0-0-x-x-x-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-x-x-x-0-0-3-3-\2-2-0-|


  N.C.                              F5  E5   D5
 7/8                 4/4
      PM--|               PM--|
  e e S S S e e S E   e e S S S e e S S  S S S
|-------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------|--------------------------|
|-3-3-------3-3-----|-3-3-------3-3-3-3-\2-2-0-|
|-----0-0-0-----0-0-|-----0-0-0-----3-3-\2-2-0-|


  N.C.                              F5  E5   D5
 7/8                 4/4
      PM--|               PM--|
  e e S S S e e S E   e e S S S e e S S  S S S
|-------------------|--------------------------||
|-------------------|--------------------------||
|-------------------|--------------------------||
|-------------------|--------------------------||
|-3-3-------3-3-0-0-|-3-3-------3-3-3-3-\2-2-0-||
|-----0-0-0-----0-0-|-----0-0-0-----3-3-\2-2-0-||


 Chorus
  Q=72
  N.C.
  Gtr I
   E     E    S S S  E     E       S     S    S S S
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|--6b7---6b7--0-0-0--6b7---6b7-----6b7---0----0-0-0-|
|
| Gtr II
|                                  ~~~~~~~~~~~
|  E     E    E   S  E     E      +S    +E      E
|---------------------------------------------------|
|-10----10----------10----10------------------------|
|-12b14-12b14-------12b14-12b14==(12)--(12)r\-------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|


                                 F5          E5   D5
   E     E    S S S  E     E       S    S     S S S
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------3----3----\2-2-0-|
|--6b7---6b7--0-0-0--6b7---6b7-----3----3----\2-2-0-|
|
|                                  ~~~~~~~~~~
|  E     E    E   S  E     E      +S   +E       E
|---------------------------------------------------|
|-10----10----------10----10------------------------|
|-12b14-12b14-------12b14-12b14==(12)-(12)r\--------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|


  N.C.
   E     E    S S S  E     E       S     S    S S S
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|--6b7---6b7--0-0-0--6b7---6b7-----6b7---0----0-0-0-|
|
|                                  ~~~~~~~~~~~
|  E     E    E   S  E     E      +S    +E      E
|---------------------------------------------------|
|-10----10----------10----10------------------------|
|-12b14-12b14-------12b14-12b14==(12)--(12)r\-------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|


                                 F5          E5   D5
   E     E    S S S  E     E       S    S     S S S
|----------------------------------------------------||
|---------------------------------------------------o||
|----------------------------------------------------||
|----------------------------------------------------||
|----------------------------------3----3----\2-2-0-o||
|--6b7---6b7--0-0-0--6b7---6b7-----3----3----\2-2-0--||
|
|                                  ~~~~~~~~~~
|  E     E    E   S  E     E      +S   +E       E
|----------------------------------------------------||
|-10----10----------10----10------------------------o||
|-12b14-12b14-------12b14-12b14==(12)-(12)r\---------||
|----------------------------------------------------||
|---------------------------------------------------o||
|----------------------------------------------------||


 Interlude
  Q=96
    F5     Bb5 F#5    C5   G5    F5
 5/4                            4/4
    Gtr I
  S E. +E  s E E. +E   s E E S   W
|------------------------------|------|
|------------------------------|------|
|------------------------------|------|
|---3--(3)s8---4--(4)s10---5---|-3----|
|---3--(3)s8---4--(4)s10---5---|-3----|
|---3--(3)s8---4--(4)s10---5---|-3----|


  Q=76
  N.C.
  Gtrs I, II
  PM---------------------------------------
  S T T S S S T T S S S T T S S S T T S S
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-0-3-5-0---0-3-5-0---0-3-5-0-5-3-3-5-0---|


 ---------------------------------------|
  S T T S S S T T S S S T T S S S T T S S
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-0-3-5-0---0-3-5-0---0-3-5-0-5-3-3-5-0---|


  Gtrs I, II
  PM---------------------------------------
  S T T S S S T T S S S T T S S S T T S S
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-0-3-5-0---0-3-5-0---0-3-5-0-5-3-3-5-0---|
|
| Gtr III
| W
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|


 ---------------------------------------|
  S T T S S S T T S S S T T S S S T T S S
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-0-3-5-0---0-3-5-0---0-3-5-0-5-3-3-5-0---|
|
| <
| ~         ~         ~
| E     S S E     S S E     S S S S   S S
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-3---------3---------3---------3---------|
|-------0-6-------0-6-------0-6---5---3-0-|


  PM---------------------------------------
  S T T S S S T T S S S T T S S S T T S S
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-0-3-5-0---0-3-5-0---0-3-5-0-5-3-3-5-0---|
|
| ~         ~         ~
| E     S S E     S S E     S S S S   S S
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-3---------3---------3---------3---------|
|-------0-6-------0-6-------0-6---5---3-0-|


 ---------------------------------------|
  S T T S S S T T S S S T T S S S T T S S
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-0-3-5-0---0-3-5-0---0-3-5-0-5-3-3-5-0---|
|
| ~         ~         ~
| E     S S E     S S E     S S S S   S S
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-3---------3---------3---------3---------|
|-------0-6-------0-6-------0-6---5---3-0-|


   Bridge
    PM---------------------------------------
    S T T S S S T T S S S T T S S S T T S S
||------------------------------------------|
||o-----------------------------------------|
||------------------------------------------|
||------------------------------------------|
||o-----------------------------------------|
||--0-3-5-0---0-3-5-0---0-3-5-0-5-3-3-5-0---|
|
|   ~         ~         ~
|   E     S S E     S S E     S S S S   S S
||------------------------------------------|
||o-----------------------------------------|
||------------------------------------------|
||------------------------------------------|
||o-3---------3---------3---------3---------|
||--------0-6-------0-6-------0-6---5---3-0-|


 ---------------------------------------|
  S T T S S S T T S S S T T S S S T T S S    3x
|--------------------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------------o||
|--------------------------------------------||
|--------------------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------------o||
|-0-3-5-0---0-3-5-0---0-3-5-0-5-3-3-5-0------||
|
| ~         ~         ~
| E     S S E     S S E     S S S S   S S    3x
|--------------------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------------o||
|--------------------------------------------||
|--------------------------------------------||
|-3---------3---------3---------3-----------o||
|-------0-6-------0-6-------0-6---5---3-0----||


  PM---------------------------------------
  S T T S S S T T S S S T T S S S T T S S
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-0-3-5-0---0-3-5-0---0-3-5-0-5-3-3-5-0---|
|
| ~         ~         ~
| E     S S E     S S E     S S S S   S S
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-3---------3---------3---------3---------|
|-------0-6-------0-6-------0-6---5---3-0-|


                        D5
 ---------------------|
  S T T S S S T T S S S S S S S S S S
|-------------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------||
|-----------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||
|-0-3-5-0---0-3-5-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||
|
| ~         ~
| E     S S E     S S H
|-------------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------||
|-3---------3-------------------------||
|-------0-6-------0-6-----------------||


 Guitar Solo
  N.C.
   ~~~~~~        ~~~~~~        ~~~~~~
   E      S  S   E      S  S   E      S  S  S   S     S  S
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|--3-------------3-------------3------------3--------------|
|---------0--6----------0--6----------0--6------5-----3--0-|
|
|  E      S  S   E      S  S   E      S  S  S   T  T  S  S
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|-10-----10-10--10-----10-10--10-----10-10-----------------|
|-12b14==12-12r-12b14==12-12r-12b14==12-12-12r-12p10----10-|
|----------------------------------------------------12----|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|


   ~~~~~~       ~~~~~~       ~~
   E     S  S   E      S  S  E     S   S  S  S S  S
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|--3------------3------------3------------3---------|
|--------0--6----------0--6--------0---6-----5-3--0-|
|
|                                         ~~~
|  E.       S   E      S  S  S  S  S   S  E.      S
|---------------------------------------------------|
|-10-------10--10-----10-10-10-10-10----------------|
|-12b14====12r-12b14==12-12-12-12-12r-12p10---------|
|------------------------------------------------12-|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|


   ~~     ~~      ~~                     ~~     ~~     ~~
   E S S  E  S S  E S S  S  S    S  S    E S S  E S S  E S S  S   S  S  S
|-------------------------------------|-----------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------|-----------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------|-----------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------|-----------------------------------||
|--3------3-------3------3------------|--3------3------3------3-----------||
|----0-6-----0-6----0-6-----5----3--0-|----0-6----0-6----0-6------5--3--0-||
|
|  ~~~~~~~~~      ~~                     ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
|  Q      E  E    Q      S  E       S    Q      Q      Q      S   S  S  S
|-10-------------10-------------------|-10-----13-----17-----22/----------||
|--------12-10----------10-12b14---10-|-----------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------|-----------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------10-12-10-||
|-------------------------------------|-----------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------|-----------------------------------||


   Chorus
    Q=72
     E     E    S S S  E     E       S     S    S S S
||----------------------------------------------------|
||o---------------------------------------------------|
||----------------------------------------------------|
||----------------------------------------------------|
||o---------------------------------------------------|
||---6b7---6b7--0-0-0--6b7---6b7-----6b7---0----0-0-0-|
|
|                                    ~~~~~~~~~~~
|    E     E    E   S  E     E      +S    +E      E
||----------------------------------------------------|
||o-10----10----------10----10------------------------|
||--12b14-12b14-------12b14-12b14==(12)--(12)r\-------|
||----------------------------------------------------|
||o---------------------------------------------------|
||----------------------------------------------------|


                                 F5          E5   D5
   E     E    S S S  E     E       S    S     S S S
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------3----3----\2-2-0-|
|--6b7---6b7--0-0-0--6b7---6b7-----3----3----\2-2-0-|
|
|                                  ~~~~~~~~~~
|  E     E    E   S  E     E      +S   +E       E
|---------------------------------------------------|
|-10----10----------10----10------------------------|
|-12b14-12b14-------12b14-12b14==(12)-(12)r\--------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|


  N.C.
   E     E    S S S  E     E       S     S    S S S
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|--6b7---6b7--0-0-0--6b7---6b7-----6b7---0----0-0-0-|
|
|                                  ~~~~~~~~~~~
|  E     E    E   S  E     E      +S    +E      E
|---------------------------------------------------|
|-10----10----------10----10------------------------|
|-12b14-12b14-------12b14-12b14==(12)--(12)r\-------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|


                                 F5          E5   D5
   E     E    S S S  E     E       S    S     S S S
|----------------------------------------------------||
|---------------------------------------------------o||
|----------------------------------------------------||
|----------------------------------------------------||
|----------------------------------3----3----\2-2-0-o||
|--6b7---6b7--0-0-0--6b7---6b7-----3----3----\2-2-0--||
|
|                                  ~~~~~~~~~~
|  E     E    E   S  E     E      +S   +E       E
|----------------------------------------------------||
|-10----10----------10----10------------------------o||
|-12b14-12b14-------12b14-12b14==(12)-(12)r\---------||
|----------------------------------------------------||
|---------------------------------------------------o||
|----------------------------------------------------||


  Q=96
    F5     Bb5 F#5    C5   G5    F5
 5/4                            4/4
  Gtr I
  S E. +E  s E E. +E   s E E S   W
|------------------------------|------||
|------------------------------|------||
|------------------------------|------||
|---3--(3)s8---4--(4)s10---5---|-3----||
|---3--(3)s8---4--(4)s10---5---|-3----||
|---3--(3)s8---4--(4)s10---5---|-3----||


 Outro
  Q=78
  D5
 7/8
  Gtrs I, II
      PM--|               PM--|               PM--|
  E E S S S E E S E   E E S S S E E S E   E E S S S E E S E
|-------------------|-------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|--------------------|
|-0-0-------0-0-0-0-|-0-0-------0-0-0-0-|-0-0-------0-0-0-0--|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
|
| Gtr III
| W                   W                   H.              E
|-------------------|-------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|-3s==============8s=|
|-------------------|-------------------|-3s==============8s=|
|-------------------|-------------------|--------------------|


       PM--|                   PM--|               PM--|
   E E S S S E     E S E   E E S S S E E S E   E E S S S E E S E
|------------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|------------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|------------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|------------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|--0-0-------0-----0-0-0-|-0-0-------0-0-0-0-|-0-0-------0-0-0-0-|
|--0-0-0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
|
|  H            Q.         W                   W
|------------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|------------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|------------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|-12s==========18--------|-------------------|-------------------|
|-12s==========18--------|-------------------|-------------------|
|------------------------|-------------------|-------------------|


      PM--|               PM--|               PM--|
  E E S S S E E S E   E E S S S E E S E   E E S S S E E S E
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|-0-0-------0-0-0-0-|-0-0-------0-0-0-0-|-0-0-------0-0-0-0-|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|


      PM--|               PM--|               PM--|
  E E S S S E E S E   E E S S S E E S E   E E S S S E E S E
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|-0-0-------0-0-0-0-|-0-0-------0-0-0-0-|-0-0-------0-0-0-0-|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|


  H..         +H..         +H..         +H..
|-----------:------------:------------:---------*|
|-----------:------------:------------:---------*|
|-----------:------------:------------:---------*|
|-0---------:-(0)--------:-(0)--------:-(0)-----*|
|-0---------:-(0)--------:-(0)--------:-(0)-----*|
|-0---------:-(0)--------:-(0)--------:-(0)-----*|



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
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift 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

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