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Megadeth - Time The Beginning tab

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TIME: THE BEGINNING
As recorded by Megadeth
(From the 1999 Album RISK)

Transcribed by Mental Goat
	

Words and Music by Dave Mustaine, Marty Friedman, & Bud Prager

Em
0 2 2 0 0 0
	
Cmaj7
x 3 5 5 0 0
	
Bsus4
x 2 4 4 0 0
	
E5
0 2 2 x x x

C5
x 3 5 5 x x
	
B5
x 2 4 4 x x
	
A5
x 0 2 2 x x

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Acoustic'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Overdrive'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Steel String'
Gtr IV (E A D G B E) - 'Overdrive'

 Intro      Verse
  Slowly Q=66
                Em
 4/4
                Gtr I
  W              E  S  S  E S S +S S E   S  S S  S
                 |  |  |  | | |  | | |   |  | |  |
                 /  /  /  / / /  / / /   /  / /  /

             Gtrs II, IV
                          ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
  W           a  E.    s  H             +E    S  S
|----------|---------------------------------------|
|----------|---------------------------------------|
|----------|---------------------------------------|
|----------|---------------------------------------|
|----------|-10h12----10-10------------(10)---9h10-|
|----------|---------------------------------------|


   E S  S  E S S  +S   S  E   E  S S
   | |  |  | | |   |   |  |   |  | |
   / /  /  / / /   /   /  /   /  / /

   E.   S  Q      +S   S  E  +Q
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-12s==10-10-----(10)-10-10-(10)------|
|-------------------------0--(0)------|


  Em
   E  S  S  E S S   S   S  E   S  S S  S   E  S  S E S S S S E  E    S  S
   |  |  |  | | |   |   |  |   |  | |  |   |  |  | | | | | | |  |    |  |
   /  /  /  / / /   /   /  /   /  / /  /   /  /  / / / / / / /  /    /  /

                                           ~       ~
   E.    S  Q      +S   S  E  +E    S  S   E  S  S H           +S  S S  S
|----------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-12----10-10-----(10)-10-10-(10)---9h10-|-9-(9)s7-7-----------(7)--------|
|-----------0------(0)--0--0--(0)--------|-------------------------0h7h10-|


  Em
  E  S  S  E S S S S E   S  S S S    E  S  S  E     S S   S   S E  E S S
  |  |  |  | | | | | |   |  | | |    |  |  |  |     | |   |   | |  | | |
  /  /  /  / / / / / /   /  / / /    /  /  /  /     / /   /   / /  / / /

                                              \0.5/
  ~~       ~~                                 ~~~~~~
  E.    S  H            +E    E      E.    S  Q           E     E  E S S
|---------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|-7-------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|------10-10-----------(10)-------|-12----10-10---------(10)\---7\-2-2s7-|
|---------------------------------|--------------------------------------|


  Em
  E  S  S  E S S S S E   S  S S  S   E S S E S S  S  S  E  E S S
  |  |  |  | | | | | |   |  | |  |   | | | | | |  |  |  |  | | |
  /  /  /  / / / / / /   /  / /  /   / / / / / /  /  /  /  / / /

  ~~       ~~                              ~               ~
  E.    S  H            +E    S  S   E.  S Q     +E     E  Q
|----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-7--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|------10-10-----------(10)---9-10-|-9s==7-7-----(7)---(7)s2-----|
|----------------------------------|-----------------------------|


  Cmaj7                           Cmaj7                 B   A G  F#
  E   S S  E  S S S S E E   S S   E   S S  E  S S S S E  S  S S  S
  |   | |  |  | | | | | |   | |   |   | |  |  | | | | |  |  | |  |
  /   / /  /  / / x / / /   x x   /   / /  /  / / x / /  o  o o  o

  Gtr III
  S S E   +E  S S S S E E   E     S S E   +E  S S S S E  S  S S  S
|-------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-----5---(5)---5-x-4-4-4-------|-----5---(5)---5-x-4-4------------|
|---5---------5---x-4-4-4-------|---5---------5---x-4-4------------|
|-3---------------x-2-2-2-------|-3---------------x-2-2--2--0------|
|-------------------------------|-----------------------------3--2-|
|
| Gtrs II, IV
| Q        Q      S S E S S E     Q        E.   S S S E +E    E
|-------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-5--------5----------4-4-4-4---|-5--------5----5------------------|
|-5--------5----------x-x-x-x---|-x--------x----x-----9-(9)--------|
|-3--------3------4s6-6-6-6-6---|-7--------7----7-7s9-9-(9)---9\---|
|-------------------------------|----------------------------------|


  Gtrs I, III
  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E   S S S S S S S S  S  S S S  S  S E
|-----------------------------0-|---------------------------------0--------|
|---------------------------0---|-------------------------------0----------|
|-------------------------0-----|----------------------------0-------------|
|-----7-----5-----7-----5-------|-----7-----5------7------5----------------|
|---7-----7-----7-----7---------|---7-----7-----7-------7------------------|
|-0-----0-----0-----0-----------|-0-----0-----0-------0--------------------|
|
| Gtrs II, IV
|                                 ~
| W                               E   E   Q       +E    E    E.       S
|-------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|---------------------------12------(12)\--|
|-------------------------------|---------------------------12------(12)\--|
|-------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-7---7s==2-------(2)----------------------|
|-------------------------------|------------------------------------------|


 Verse
  Em
  Gtr I
  E S S E  S S S S E S S S S   E S S E  S S S S E E S S
  | | | |  | | | | | | | | |   | | | |  | | | | | | | |
  / / / /  / / / / / / / / /   / / / /  / / / / / / / /

  Gtr III
  Q     H.                     Q     H.
|----------------------------|--------------------------|
|----------------------------|--------------------------|
|-2-----0--------------------|-2-----0------------------|
|-2--------------------------|-2------------------------|
|-2--------------------------|-2------------------------|
|-0--------------------------|-0------------------------|


  Em
  E S S E  S S S S E S S S S    E  S S E S S S S E  E S S
  | | | |  | | | | | | | | |    |  | | | | | | | |  | | |
  / / / /  / / / / / / / / /    /  / / / / / / / /  / / /

  Gtrs II, IV
  W                             H            E   E  E E
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|---------------9s==7s10-9---|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|
| Gtr III
| Q     H.                     +H.                  Q
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|-2-----0--------------------|-(0)------------------------|
|-2--------------------------|----------------------------|
|-2--------------------------|----------------------------|
|-0--------------------------|----------------------------|


  Em
   E  S S  E     S S  S  S E S S S S    E  S S  E  S  S   S    S  E  E   S  S
   |  | |  |     | |  |  | | | | | |    |  | |  |  |  |   |    |  |  |   |  |
   /  / /  /     / /  /  / / / / / /    /  / /  /  /  /   /    /  /  /   /  /

   ~~~                ~~~                                 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
   Q      +S  E.      H                +Q      +E.    S   S   +E.   +E   S  S
|------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
|-(9)-----(9)-7------(7)-------------|-(7)-----(7)---(7)\---------------------|
|------------------------------------|--------------------5b6-(5)---(5)-(5)s3-|
|
|  Q       H.                          +H.                           Q
|------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
|--2-------0-------------------------|-(0)------------------------------------|
|--2---------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
|--2---------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
|--0---------------------------------|----------------------------------------|


 Chorus
  Gtrs II, IV
  W                                 H               Q       E E
|---------------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------8s=|
|---------------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|------------------------------|
|
| Gtrs I, III
| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S E E
|---------------------------------|------------------------------|
|-------------------------------0-|-------0-------0-------0------|
|-------0-------0-------0-----0---|-----0-------0-------0--------|
|-----2-------4-------5-----2-----|---2-------2-------1----------|
|---2-------4-------5-------------|-3-------0-------2------------|
|-0-------0-------0-------0-------|-------------------------3-2--|


   ~~
   H               H                 H               Q       E E
|----------------------------------|-------------------------x---|
|----------------------------------|-------------------------x---|
|-11-------------------------------|-------------------------x---|
|----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|
|  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S E E
|----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|--------------------------------0-|-------0-------0-------0-----|
|--------0-------0-------0-----0---|-----0-------0-------0-------|
|------2-------4-------5-----2-----|---2-------2-------1---------|
|----2-------4-------5-------------|-3-------0-------2-----------|
|--0-------0-------0-------0-------|-------------------------3-2-|


  ~                  ~~
  Q       +E    E    H
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|-9-------(9)---0---12---------------|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|
| S S S S  S  S S S  S S S S S S S S
|------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------0-|
|-------0---------0--------0-----0---|
|-----2---------4--------5-----2-----|
|---2---------4--------5-------------|
|-0--------0---------0-------0-------|


               ~~
    E     E    Q       E.     S   +E.    S
|---------------------------------------------|
|-------------12------------------------------|
|-(12)\----------------7------7b8-(7)---(7)s==|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|
|   S   S S S  S S S S S  S S S    E  E
|---------------------------------------------|
|-----------0--------0--------0---------------|
|---------0--------0--------0-----------------|
|-------2--------2--------1-------------------|
|---3----------0-------2----------------------|
|----------------------------------3--2-------|


   Q.           E     H                    +H                 H
|-------------------<12>---------------|-(<12>)---------------------------|
|-------------------<12>---------------|-(<12>)---------------------------|
|-11-----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|
|  S  S S S S S S S   S  S S S S S S S      S   S S S S S S S S S S S E E
|--------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|------------------------------------0-|------------0-------0-------0-----|
|---------0-------0----------0-----0---|----------0-------0-------0-------|
|-------2-------4----------5-----2-----|--------2-------2-------1---------|
|-----2-------4----------5-------------|----3---------0-------2-----------|
|--0--------0---------0--------0-------|------------------------------3-2-|


   H           +E.   S   E.  S    W
|------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-10----------(10)-(10)s12--12s|=14-----------------------------|
|------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|
|  Q  +E  S S   H                 S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E
|--0--(0)-------0--------------|------------------------------0-|
|--1--(1)-------3--------------|----------------------------0---|
|--0--(0)-------0--------------|--------------------------0-----|
|--2--(2)-2s4---4--------------|------7-----5-----7-----5-------|
|--0--(0)----------------------|----7-----7-----7-----7---------|
|------------------------------|--0-----0-----0-----0-----------|


  Gtrs II, IV
           ~~~~~~~
  E     S  S  +E      S  S  +S     S  S  S  E       +S   T  T
|-------------------------------------------------------------||
|-----/14-----------/14---------------------------------------||
|---------12-(12)-------12-(12)\-----12-14-14b15---(14)-14-12-||
|--------------------------------/14--------------------------||
|-------------------------------------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------------------------------||
|
| Gtrs I, III
| S S   S  S   S  S   S  S   S     S  S  S  S    S   E
|----------------------------------------------------0--------||
|------------------------------------------------0------------||
|-------------------------------------------0-----------------||
|-------7---------5----------7-----------5--------------------||
|---7----------7---------7------------7-----------------------||
|-0--------0----------0------------0--------------------------||


 Verse
  Em
  Gtr I
   E     S S   E  S S S S E S S S S     E  S S E  S S S  S  E   E  S S
   |     | |   |  | | | | | | | | |     |  | | |  | | |  |  |   |  | |
   /     / /   /  / / / / / / / / /     /  / / /  / / /  /  /   /  / /

  Gtrs II, IV
               ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
   Q           H.                      +Q.        E   S  S  E  +Q
|-----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-15pb17-----(15)-------------------|-(15)--------------12-12-(12)-----|
|-----------------------------------|-------------------12-12-(12)-----|
|-----------------------------------|-------------------12-12-(12)-----|
|-----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|
| Gtr III
|  Q           H.                       E.   S H.
|-----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|--7-----------5--------------------|---7----5-5-----------------------|
|-----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|----------------------------------|


  Em
   E  S S   E  S S S S E  S  S S S     E  S S   E  S S S    S  E  E    S S
   |  | |   |  | | | | |  |  | | |     |  | |   |  | | |    |  |  |    | |
   /  / /   /  / / / / /  /  / / /     /  / /   /  / / /    /  /  /    / /

   ~~~
   Q       +H.                        +Q       +Q      E       E  E    E
|----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|-----------------------------------7---|
|----------------------------------|-------------------9b11r==(9)-9b12-----|
|-14------(14)---------------------|-(14)-----(14)-------------------------|
|----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|
|  E.   S   H            +E    S S     E.   S   H.
|----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|--7----5---5------------(5)---4-5-|---4-----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|--------7---7--------------------------|
|----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|


  Em
   E  S S E  S S S S E S S S S    E  S S E  S S  S     S  E  E  S  S
   |  | | |  | | | | | | | | |    |  | | |  | |  |     |  |  |  |  |
   /  / / /  / / / / / / / / /    /  / / /  / /  /     /  /  /  /  /

   ~~~                                                 ~~~
  +W                             +Q      Q       S     E.    E  S  S
|------------------------------|----------------------------14-17--------|
|-(7)--------------------------|-(7)------------17b19-17----------17b19==|
|------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
|------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
|------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
|------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
|
|  Q      H.                      E.   S H.
|------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
|------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
|------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
|--7------5--------------------|--7----5-5-------------------------------|
|------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
|------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|


  Em
    E  S S   E    S  S  S S E  S  S S S
    |  | |   |    |  |  | | |  |  | | |
    /  / /   /    /  /  / / /  /  / / /

                        ~~
   +Q       +E    E     H
|---------------------------------------|
|-(17)-----(17)r(17)--------------------|
|----------------------16---------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|
|   E.   S   H                +E    S S
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---7----5---5----------------(5)---4-5-|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|


    E  S  S     E     S  S  S        S  E           E     S  S
    |  |  |     |     |  |  |        |  |           |     |  |
    /  /  /     /     /  /  /        /  /           /     /  /

                            |--3--|     |--3--|
   +E.    T  T  S  S  S  S  T  T  T  S  T  T  T  S  S  S  S  S
|--------------------------14-17-14-----------------------------|
|--------------15p14----------------17-15-17-15-----------------|
|-(16)---12s14-------14h16----------------------16-15-14-12-14--|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|
|   E.    S     H.
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---4-----------------------------------------------------------|
|---------7-----7-----------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|


  Cmaj7
   E    S   S     E         S S  S S   E  E   S   S
   |    |   |     |         | |  | |   |  |   |   |
   /    /   /     /         / /  x /   /  /   x   x

  Gtr III
   S  S E        +E         S S  S S   E  E   E
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|-------5--------(5)----------5--x-4---4--4---------|
|-----5---------------------5----x-4---4--4---------|
|--3-----------------------------x-2---2--2---------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|
| Gtr IV
|           \1/   \1/   \1/
|                                      ~~~~
|  E.      +S    +S    +E.       E     Q      E
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|-12------(12)--(12)--(12)------11---(11)---(11)\---|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|
| Gtr II
|  H                             H
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|--5-----------------------------4------------------|
|--x-----------------------------x------------------|
|--3-----------------------------2------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|


  Cmaj7                 B A G F#
  E   S S  E  S S S S E S S S S
  |   | |  |  | | | | | | | | |
  /   / /  /  / / x / / o o o o

  S S E   +E  S S S S E S S S S
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-----5---(5)---5-x-4-4---------|
|---5---------5---x-4-4---------|
|-3---------------x-2-2-2-0-----|
|---------------------------3-2-|
|
|          ~~~~~~~~~
| Q        Q      Q     Q
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-5--------5------4-------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|
| H               H
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-5---------------4-------------|
|-x---------------x-------------|
|-3---------------2-------------|
|-------------------------------|


   Chorus
    E5                                C5                  B5
    Gtr II
    W                                 H                   H
    |                                 |                   |
    /                                 /                   /

    Gtrs I, III
    S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S     S   S S S E  E
||----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
||o-------------------------------0-|-------0-------0-------------0--------|
||--------0-------0-------0-----0---|-----0-------0-------------0----------|
||------2-------4-------5-----2-----|---2-------2-------------1------------|
||o---2-------4-------5-------------|-3-------0-----------2----------------|
||--0-------0-------0-------0-------|-------------------------------3--2---|
|
|   Gtr IV
|   ~
|   W                                 H               a a Q.          +E
||----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
||o-5-------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
||----------------------------------|---------------------2b4---------(2)--|
||----------------------------------|-------------------x------------------|
||o---------------------------------|-----------------x--------------------|
||----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|


  E5                                C5              B5
  W                                 H               H
  |                                 |               |
  /                                 /               /

  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S E E
|---------------------------------|------------------------------||
|-------------------------------0-|-------0-------0-------0-----o||
|-------0-------0-------0-----0---|-----0-------0-------0--------||
|-----2-------4-------5-----2-----|---2-------2-------1----------||
|---2-------4-------5-------------|-3-------0-------2-----------o||
|-0-------0-------0-------0-------|-------------------------3-2--||
|
| ~
| W                                 W
|---------------------------------|------------------------------||
|-5-------------------------------|-----------------------------o||
|---------------------------------|------------------------------||
|---------------------------------|------------------------------||
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------o||
|---------------------------------|------------------------------||


  A5                                    B5
   W                        +H          H      +W
   |                         |          |       |
   /                         /          /       /

   Q  +E  S S  Q  +E  S S    Q  +E  S S H      +W
|-!0--(0)-----!0--(0)-----|--0--(0)----------|--------*|
|-!1--(1)-----!3--(3)-----|--5--(5)-----7----|-(7)----*|
|-!0--(0)-----!0--(0)-----|--0--(0)-----x----|-(x)----*|
|-!2--(2)-2h4-!4--(4)-4h5-|--5--(5)-5h7-7----|-(7)----*|
|-!0--(0)-----------------|-------------x----|-(x)----*|
|-------------------------|-------------7----|-(7)----*|



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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