Anthrax - Tester tab

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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-|
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| 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-|
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| ~~~~~~~~~~| 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-|
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| ~~~~~~~~~~~| 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--||
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| ~~~~~~~~~~| 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---|
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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---|
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| Gtr III| W|-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------|
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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---|
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| <| ~ ~ ~| 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---|
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| ~ ~ ~| 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-|
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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---|
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| ~ ~ ~| 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---|
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| ~ ~ ~| 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-|
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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------||
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| ~ ~ ~| 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---|
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| ~ ~ ~| 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-||
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| ~ ~| 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-|
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| 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-|
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| ~~~| 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-||
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| ~~~~~~~~~ ~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~| 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-|
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| ~~~~~~~~~~~| 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-|
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| ~~~~~~~~~~| 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-|
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| ~~~~~~~~~~~| 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--||
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| ~~~~~~~~~~| 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--|
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| 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-|
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| 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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