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Metallica - Leper Messiah tab

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	         Leper Messiah - Metallica
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Tabbed by: Joel Keane (jk41)
Email:

Tuning: Standard
This tab is from guitar world and when i read it i thought wtf??
id learnt the song from the tab on here and when i tried this well it
seemed right

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------2-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-3-2----3-2---2-------3-2----3-2---5-------3-2----3-2---3-----------------|
A|-3-2-3--3-2-3-0-------3-2-3--3-2-3-5-------3-2-3--3-2-3-3-----------------|
E|-----3------3-------------3------3-3-----------3------3-1-----------------|
pm - -    - -           - -    - -           - -    - -


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

Rhythm fig 1                                      x2 after 2nd time
e|--------------------------------------------------]-----------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------]-----------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------]-----------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------]-2---------------------|
A|-2-4-4-3-4-4----4-5-4---2-4---4-3-4-----4-4-5-----]-2---------------------|
E|-0-2-2---2-2--2-2-3-2---0-2-0-2---2---2-2-2-3-0-0-]-0---------------------|
pm              -           - - -       -       - -
                         x4
e|--------------------------              ---------------------|
B|--------------------------              ---------------------|
G|--------------------------after 4th time---------------------|
D|--------------------------              -3-2----3-2-2--2-----|
A|-2-2-----2-2-----2-2------              -3-2-3--3-2-0--3-----|
E|-0-0-----0-0-----0-0------              -----3---------------|
pm - -     - -     - -                     - -    - -

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-3\2-----3\2-----3\2--------3\2-3/5--3\2-----3\2-----3-2----3-2-2---------|
A|-3\2-----3\2-----3\2--------3\2-3/5--3\2-----3\2-----3-2-3--3-2-0---------|
E|-----0-0-----0-0-----0--0-0--------------0-0-----0-0-----3----------------|
pm     - -     - -     -  - -              - -     - - - -    - -

Verse                                                         repeat x 4
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-3\2-----3\2-----3\2--------3\2-3/5--5\4-----5\4-----5\4--------5\4-------|
A|-3\2-----3\2-----3\2--------3\2-3/5--5\4-----5\4-----5\4--------5\4-4/5---|
E|-----0-0-----0-0-----0--0-0--------------2-2-----2-2-----2--2-2-----2/3---|
pm     - -     - -     -  - -              - -     - -     -  - -


e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------8------7------6------------------8-------7------6-----------------|
A|-2------6------5------4----------2-------6-------5------4-----------------|
E|-0-------------------------------0----------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|10\9-----9\8-----8\7-----7\6----10\9-----9\8-----8\7-----7\6--------------|
A|-8\7-----7\6-----6\5-----5\4-----8\7-----7\6-----6\5-----5\4--------------|
E|-8\7-0-0-7\6-0-0-6\5-0-0-5\4-0-0-8\7-0-0-7\6-0-0-6\5-0-0-5\4-0-0----------|
pm     - -     - -     - -     - -     - -     - -     - -     - -

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|10\9-----9\8-----8\7-----7\6----10\9-----9\8-----8\7-----7\6--------------|
A|-8\7-----7\6-----6\5-----5\4-----8\7-----7\6-----6\5-----5\4-----6\5------|
E|-8\70-00-7\60-00-6\50-00-5\40000-8\70000-7\60000-6\50000-5\40000-4\3-3333-|
      - --    - --    - --    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----     ----

e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|  Then play rhythm fig 1 once
G|-----------------------------|
D|-----------------------------|
A|-6\5------6\5------6\5-------|
E|-4\3-3333-4\3-3333-4\3-3333--|
       ----     ----     ------|

e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------3-2-----3-2-2-------3-2-0---2-0-------|
A|-2-4-4-3-4----4-5-4---3-2-3---3-2-0-------3-2-0-3-2-0-3-2-1-|
E|-0-2-2---2--2-2-3-2-------3---------------------3-----3-2-1-|
pm            -         - -     - -         - - - - - - - - -
Back to start of verse
2nd time here
                      gtr2  E5           E5           F5
e|-------------------------[------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------[------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------[------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------[--9------------9------------9-------------------|
A|-------2--------2--------[7---10-9-7~--7---10-9-7~--7---10-9-8~-----------|
E|-3-2-1-0--3-2-1-0--3-2-1-[------------------------------------------------|
pm - - -    - - -    - - -  -   -- -     -   -- -     -   -- -

                                                                1st end
   G5         A5          E5           E5           D5         A5         B5
e|------------------------------------------------------------]--------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------]--------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------]--------------|
D|-------9----10----9-10----9------------9------------9-9-8-7~]------9----10-|
A|-12-10---12----12-------7---10-9-7~--7---10-9-7~--7---------]12-10---12----|
E|------------------------------------------------------------]--------------|
   -- --   --    --       -   -- -     -   -- -     -          -- --   --
           2nd end
            A5       B5
e|---------]-----------------|
B|---------]-----------------|
G|---------]-----------------|
D|----9-10-]-----------------|
A|-12------]-7-7--7---9-9----|
E|---------]-5-5--5---7-7----|
   --


e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----2-----2-----2-----2-----3-----3-----5-----7-----2-----2-----2-----2--|
E|-00000-00000-00000-00000-11111-11111-33333-55555-00000-00000-00000-00000--|
pm ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-----7-----7-------------------|
A|-55555-55555-7-7--7--9-9--9----| x2
E|-------------5-5--5--7-7--7----|
   ----  ------------------------|
solo backing  all palm muted except chords at end
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0-000-000-000-000-000-000-000-001-111-111-111-113-333-335-555-550-000-000-|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------5-555-555-555-55-7-7--7---9-9---9------------------|
E|-000-000-000-000-000-00-----------------5-5--5---7-7---7---x-2------------|

solo
e|-19p15--------15-19p15--------15-19p15--------15-19p15--------15----------|
B|------17---17---------17---17---------17---17---------17---17-------------|
G|---------16--------------16--------------16--------------16---------------|

e|-20p17--------17-20p17--------17-22p19--------19-22p19--------19----------|
B|------18---18---------18---18---------20---20---------20---20-------------|
G|---------17--------------17--------------19--------------19---------------|

e|-19p15--------15-19p15--------15-19p15--------15-19p15--------15----------|
B|------17---17---------17---17---------17---17---------17---17-------------|
G|---------16--------------16--------------16--------------16---------------|

e|22-20-19-17-20-19-17-15-19-17-15-14-17-15-14-12-|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G!------------------------------------------------|

e!-15-14-12----14-12-------12---------------------|
B!----------15-------15p12----15-13-12-13p12------|
G!------------------------------------------------|
     1   1                        1     1
e|------------------------------------------------------15-15p12-------------|
B|-15b-15b~--15p12----12-15--12-15b---15b~--15p12----12----------15p12----12-|
G|-----------------14-----------------------------14-------------------14----|
                       1
e|---------------------------------14-19p15-17p15-19p15-17p15----15-19p15----|
B|-15p12--------------15---15---3/----------------------------17-------------|
G|-------14-12----12--14b--14r-----------------------------------------------|
D|-------------14------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-17p15----15-19p15----19p15-17p15----15-19p15-17p15--19b--r~~~p17---17-22--|b
B|-------17----------17-------------15-----------------19b--r------19--------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
solo end
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---9--------------------9--------------------9--------7-------------------|
A|-7---10-9-7-10-9-7----7---10-9-7-10-9-7----7---10-9-8---10-8--------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
pm -   -- - - -- - -    -   -- - - -- - -    -   -- - - - -- -
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------9----10----9-10----9--------------------9--------------------------|
A|-12-10---12----12-------7---10-9-7-10-9-7----7---10-9-7-10-9-7------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   -- --   --    --       -   -- - - -- - -    -   -- - - -- - -
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------| Repeat from solo end
D|---9-9-8-7-9-8-7---------------------|
A|-7----------------7-7--7--9-9--9-----|
E|------------------5-5--5--7-7--7-----|
   -         - - -
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-555-555-555-555-555-555-555-555-333-333-333-333-222-222-111-111-----------|
All palm muted

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---8--7--6----8--7--6---------------------------8--7--6----8--7--6---------|
A|-2-6--5--4--2-6--5--4-----2-----2-----2-----2-2-6--5--4--2-6--5--4---------|
E|-0----------0---------00000-00000-00000-00000-0----------0-----------------|
pm                      ----  ----  ----  -----------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------9-----8-----7-----6-----9-----8-----7-----6------|
A|-----5-----5-----5-----5--7-----6-----5-----4-----7-----6-----5-----4------|
E|-33333-33333-33333-33333---00000-00000-00000-00000-00000-00000-00000-00000-|
   ----  ----  ----  ----    ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- -----
e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-5-------5-------5-------5--------5-----5-----5----5----5---|
E|-3-33333-3-33333-3-33333-3-33333--3-----3-----3----3----3\--|
     -----   -----   -----   ---------------------------------|                     whammy dive


G|--------------------|
D|-3-2-0---2-0--------| then rhythm fig 1
A|-3-2-0-3-2-0-3-2-1--|
E|-------3-----3-2-1--|
pm - - - - - - - - -
e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------3-2-----3-2-2-------3-2-0---2-0-------|
A|-2-4-4-3-4----4-5-4---3-2-3---3-2-0-------3-2-0-3-2-0-3-2-1-|
E|-0-2-2---2--2-2-3-2-------3---------------------3-----3-2-1-|
pm            -         - -     - -         - - - - - - - - -

e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|   Thats it, took freakin ages so i hope its
G|---------------------|    worth it. Please rate
D|---------------------|
A|-2---------3-----2---|
E|-0---------1-000-0---|
               ---
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| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| +   harmonic
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend
| pb  Pre-bend
| br  Bend release
| pbr Pre-bend release
| brb Bend release bend

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