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Iron Maiden - Drifter tab

Band:  Iron Maiden
Album: Killers
Song:  Drifter

Copyright (c)  (EMI) (1981)
Version 1.0 - (09/11/05)

Transcribed By: Steve
Email:          stephen.elvidge1@ntlworld.com


.  - palm mute           /  - slide up to
\  - slide down to       ~  - vibrato
h  - hammer on           b  - Bend
p  - pull off            Suffixes for bend
t  - tap                 f  - full bend    h - half bend
ph - pinched harmonic    q  - quarter bend t - tap bend
*  - see comment         ^  - Hold bend    r release bend
x  - Stuccatto           ~  - vibrato bend
,  - slight palm mute    () - ghost note, sustained note
"  - tremolo note        <> - Trill

Tunning E A D G B E
 

 Intro

  Let notes ring out
                h
E---------------------|
B-3-3-3-3-3-3---------|
G-3-2-0--(0)-----(0)--|
D(0)----3-2-0-----0-0-|
A-------------0-3-----|
E---------------------| Rpt 4 X

 Enters 3rd time 

  Guitar 2 
                 h h
E[-6-5-3---------------|
B[-------6-5-3-5-6-8p6-|
G[---------------------|
D[---------------------|
A[---------------------|
E[---------------------|
 [Guitar 3
 [               h
E[-----------------0---|
B[-8-7-5-3-3\1-1-3---3-|
G[---------------------|
D[---------------------|
A[---------------------|
E[---------------------|

 Main Riff 

  Guitar 1
       PM      PM    PM     PM
E[---------------------------------------------|
B[-3-3----3-3----3-3----3-3--------------------|
G[-2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2--------------------|
D[-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|
A[-----------------------------3-2-3-2-3-2-3-4-|
E[---------------------------------------------|
 [Guitar 2
 [     PM      PM    PM     PM
E[---------------------------------------------|
B[-3-3----3-3----3-3----3-3--------------------|
G[-2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2------5---5---5---5-|
D[-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
A[-----------------------------3---3---3---3---|
E[---------------------------------------------| Rpt

  Guitar 1
       PM      PM    PM     PM
E[-----------------------------|
B[-3-3----3-3----3-3----3-3----|
G[-2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2----|
D[-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-|
A[-----------------------------|
E[-----------------------------|
 [Guitar 2
 [     PM      PM    PM     
E[-----------------------------|
B[-3-3----3-3----3-3----3-3----|
G[-2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2----|
D[-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0----|
A[--------------------------2--|
E[-----------------------------|

  Guitar 1
     [----PM----]
E[---------------------------|
B[---------------------------|
G[---------------------------|
D[-5-------------------------|
A[-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
E[-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
 [Guitar 2
 [   [----PM----]
E[---------------------------|
B[---------------------------|
G[-0-------------------------|
D[-0-------------------------|
A[---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
E[---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|

  Guitar 1
       PM      PM    PM     PM
E[-----------------------------|
B[-3-3----3-3----3-3----3-3----|
G[-2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2----|
D[-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-|
A[-----------------------------|
E[-----------------------------|
 [Guitar 2
 [          ~~~~        ~~~~                 
E[-----------------------------|
B[-3-3-1--3-3----3-3-1--3------|
G[-2-2-0--2-2----2-2-0--2------|
D[-----------------------------|
A[-----------------------------|
E[-----------------------------| Rpt above 2 Riffs

  Guitar 1
       
E[-----------------|
B[-----------------|
G[-----------------|
D[-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|
A[-3-2-3-2-3-2-3-4-|
E[-----------------|
 [Guitar 2
 [   
E[-----------------|
B[-----------------|
G[---5---5---5---5-|
D[-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
A[-3---3---3---3---|
E[-----------------| 

  Guitar 1
       PM      PM    PM     PM
E[---------------------------------------------|
B[-3-3----3-3----3-3----3-3--------------------|
G[-2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2--------------------|
D[-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|
A[-----------------------------3-2-3-2-3-2-3-4-|
E[---------------------------------------------|
 [Guitar 2
 [     PM      PM    PM     PM
E[---------------------------------------------|
B[-3-3----3-3----3-3----3-3--------------------|
G[-2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2------5---5---5---5-|
D[-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
A[-----------------------------3---3---3---3---|
E[---------------------------------------------| 

 Both Guitars
E----------------------------------------|
B-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-------(3)----------|
G-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-------(2)----------|
D-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------(0)----------|
A----------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------|

 Rpt Intro and Verse.

 Backing for first guitar solo

 Light distortion, let notes ring out 

E-----0--------0-------------------------|
B-3-----3--------3---------1-------1-----|
G-2-------2--------2---------0-------0---|
D-0---------0--------0-------------------|
A-----------------------3-------3--------|
E----------------------------------------|
              h
E-----0---------0----------------0-------|
B-3-----3---------3---------1------1-----|
G-2-------2-0-2-----2-------0--------0---|
D-0-------------------0------------------|
A-----------------------3------3---------|
E----------------------------------------|

E--------3-2------------------------|
B-----3------3-------1---------1----|
G---2----------2-----0-------0---0--|
D-0------------------------2--------|
A-----------------3------3----------|
E-----------------------------------|

              h
E---------------0------------------------|
B-----3-----------3---------1--------1---|
G-----2-----0-2-----2-------0------0---0-|
D-0-------------------0----------2-------|
A-----------------------3------3---------|
E----------------------------------------|


E-----3---------3---------------------------|
B-----3-----------3-----------1--1-----1----|
G-----0-------0-----0-------0------0-----0--|
D---0-------0------------2-----------2------|
A----------------------3--------------------|
E-3-------3---------------------------------| Rpt 

E-----------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--|
B-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--|
G-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
D-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
A-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------------------|
E-----------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--| Rpt

E----------------------------------|
B-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-3------(3)-------|
G-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2------(2)-------|
D-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0------(0)-------|
A-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------------------|
E----------------------------------|

 Rpt Intro

 Rpt Verse
 End of last Verse
 Both Guitars
E---------------------|
B-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
G-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
D-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
A---------------------|
E---------------------|

 Backing for 2nd guitar solo

E[---------------------------------|
B[-----------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
G[-----------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
D[-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
A[-3-2-3-2-3-2-3-4-----------------|
E[---------------------------------| Rpt 12 X

  Guitar 1
  [-PM--]  [-PM--]  [-PM--]  [-PM--]
E[------------------------------------|
B[-------1--------1--------1--------1-|
G[-------0--------0--------0--------0-|
D[------------------------------------|
A[-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-|
E[------------------------------------|
 [Guitar 2
 [[-PM--]  [-PM--]  [-PM--]  [-PM--]
E[------------------------------------|
B[------------------------------------|
G[-------5--------5--------5--------5-|
D[-------5--------5--------5--------5-|
A[-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-|
E[------------------------------------|

 Both Guitars
E-----------------|
B-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
G-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
D-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
A-----------------|
E-----------------|

 Rpt above riffs 4 X

  Guitar 1
E[---------------------------------|
B[-----------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
G[-----------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
D[-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
A[-3-2-3-2-3-2-3-4-----------------|
E[---------------------------------|
 [Guitar 1
E[---------------------------------|
B[-----------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
G[-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
D[-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
A[-3---3---3---3-------------------|
E[---------------------------------| Rpt 3 X

  Guitar 1                    ~~
E[------------------------------------------------------------------|
B[-----------------3-(3)-3-3--------3-------------------------------|
G[-----------------2-(2)-2-2--2-----2--ad-lib rock and roll ending--|
D[-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---0-(0)-0-0--------0-------------------------------|
A[-3-2-3-2-3-2-3-4--------------------------------------------------|
E[------------------------------------------------------------------|
 [Guitar 1
E[------------------------------------------------------------------|
B[-----------------3-----3-3--3-(3)-3-------------------------------|
G[-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-2-----2-2--2-(2)-2--ad-lib rock and roll ending--|
D[-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-(0)-0-0--0-(0)-0-------------------------------|
A[-3---3---3---3----------------------------------------------------|
E[------------------------------------------------------------------|

 Both Guitars
E---------------------|
B----(3)--------------|
G----(2)----7\--------|
D----(0)----7\--------|
A-----------5\--------|
E---------------------|


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