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Megadeth - 502 tab

                                    502
                                 Megadeth
            (From The 1988 Album So Far, So Good....So What!)


Transcribed by Jonathan Casper (confinedforever)

Gtr 1 - Tuning Standard - (E A D G B E)



Intro:
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|-0-000-00000000...-12-12-0-11-11-00000000...-|
E|---------------------------------------------|
   * *** ********                  ********
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-12-12-0-11-11-0-8-8-0-10-10-0-11-10-8-0-|
E|-----------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|---------------------------|
A|-12-12-0-11-11-00000000...-|
E|---------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------| --> Play 3x
A|-12-12-0-11-11-0-8-8-0-10-10-0-11-10-8-0-|
E|-----------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-11-10-8-0-11-10-8-0-11-10-8-0-11-10-8-0-|
E|-----------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------|
A|-11-10-8-0-11-10-8-0-11-10-8-0-11-10-8-|
E|---------------------------------------|


Riff 1
Guitar 1
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|-2-----------------5-----------------4-|
D|-2-----------------5-----------------4-|
A|----0000000000-3p0----0000000000-222---|
E|---------------------------------------|
      ********** * *    ********** ***
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|----------------5---------7---------|
D|----------------5---------7---------|
A|-0000000000-320----00-320----00-320-|
E|------------------------------------|
   ********** ***    ** ***    ** ***

Final time:
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|----------------5---------7-----------|
A|-0000000000-320-3--00-320-5--00-320---|
E|------------------------------------3-|
   ********** ***    ** ***    ** *** *

Guitar 2
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-2----------------5----------------4-|
D|-2----------------5----------------4-|
A|-0------------3p0--------------222---|
E|-------------------------------------|
                * *              ***
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|---------------5--------7----------|
D|---------------5--------7----------|
A|-----------320------320------320---|
E|---------------------------------3-|
             ***      ***      *** *

Final time:
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|---------------5--------7----(7)\-|
A|-----------320-3----320-5----(5)\-|
E|----------------------------------|
             ***      ***




Riff 2
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|------------2-------2-------2-------2-------|
A|-------5-4----4-3-2---4-3-2---4-3-2---4-3-2-|
E|-2-222-3-2----------------------------------|
   * ***     
  "The stars above..."


Riff 3
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|---------------0---------|
A|-2p1p0---0h1h2---2p1p0---|
E|-------2---------------2-|
       "Driving fast..."          x6
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-------0---------------0---------|
A|-0h1h2---2p1p0---0h1h2---2p1p0---|
E|---------------2---------------2-|
   "...makes me feel good..."
e|---------|
B|---------|
G|---------|
D|-------0-|
A|-0h1h2---|
E|---------|
   "...stopped..."


Riff 3a
e|-------------|
B|-------------|
G|-------------|
D|-------------|
A|-9-8-7-9-4-5-|
E|-7-6-5-7-2-3-|
   * * * * * * 
          "...for a 502!"


Play Riff 1   Solo Rhythm
[ Tab from: http://www.guitaretab.com/m/megadeth/33149.html ]
Solo (Young)
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

End Solo


Play Riff 1   "Hundreds of miles..."
Play Riff 2   "Driving till daybreak..."
Play Riff 3   "Driving fast..."


Riff 3b
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|------------------------7-|
A|-9-8-7-9-4-5--9-8-7-4-5-5-|
E|-7-6-5-7-2-3--7-6-5-2-3---|
   * * * * * *  * * * * * * 
   "Stopped for a 502..."


Riff 4 (Riff under car crash sample)
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|-9----7-9--12--9-9------15--14-12-|
A|-7-77-5-7--10--7-7-777--13--12-10-|
E|----------------------------------|
     **              ***

Final time:
e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-----------------|
D|-9----7-9--12--7-|
A|-7-77-5-7--10--5-|
E|-----------------|
     **
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|-9-8-7-9------9-8-7-9-----|
A|-7-6-5-7-7-8--7-6-5-7-7-8-|
E|---------5-6----------5-6-|
   * * * * * *  * * * * * *
  "Stopped for a 502..."



Riff 5 (Solo Rhythm)
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|-2----4----5----7----7-6-5-|
A|-0----2----3----5----5-4-3-|
E|---------------------------|
                       * * *
e|--------------|
B|--------------|
G|--------------|
D|-2----4----5--|
A|-0----2----3--|
E|--------------|


Solo (Mustaine)
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

End Solo


Riff 6
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|-7-6-5-7------7-6-5-7-----|
A|-5-4-3-5-6-7--5-4-3-5-6-7-|
E|---------4-5----------4-5-|
   * * * * * *  * * * * * *
   "The stars above..."
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|-7-6-5-7------7-6-5-7-----|
A|-5-4-3-5-6-7--5-4-3-5-6-7-|
E|---------4-5----------4-5-|
   * * * * * *  * * * * * *
   "Driving til daybreak..."
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|-5----6-7-4----6-7-3----6-7-2--2--|
E|-3----4-5-2----4-5-1----4-5-0--0--|
        * *      * *      * *
   "...hell, it's hell..."



Notation:

10^        = bend a quarter step.
10b11      = bend a half step.
10b12      = bend a full step.
10b12r10   = bend and release.
[10]12     = pre-bend.
[10]12r10  = pre-bend and release.
{14}       = pick the 14th fret while holding the most 
             previous bend.
<17>       = touch the string above the 17th fret while 
             previous note(s) is(are) still ringing.

10b13*     = tremolo bar bend, from the 10th fret to the 13th fret.
7d4*       = tremolo bar dive, from the 7th fret to the 4th fret. 
12~*       = tremolo bar vibrato.

x   =  mute with fret-hand
*   =  palm mute
X\\ =  pick slide
h   =  hammer-on
p   =  pull-off
~   =  vibrato
t   =  finger tap
/   =  slide up
\   =  slide down
h.  =  natural harmonics
a   =  artificial harmonics
(9) =  ghost note
tm  =  trem picking
tr  =  trill
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