Iron Maiden - Ides Of March tab

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                                  IDES OF MARCH
                           As recorded by Iron Maiden
                          (From the 1981 Album KILLERS)

Music by Harris
Transcribed by Adam M. St-Laurent

          E5                   D5
      x 7 9 x x x          x 5 7 x x x

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Dave Murray'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Adrian Smith'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Rythm'

 Intro
  Q=100
  E5      F#5   G5       A5B5  C5       B5   A5      G5 F#5E5
 4/4
  Gtr III
  H.       Q     H.      E E    H.      Q    H.       S  S E
|-------------|--------------|-------------|------------------||-------------|--------------|-------------|------------------||-9-------11--|-12-----------|-------------|---------12-11-9--||-9-------11--|-12-------7-9-|-10-------9--|-7-------12-11-9--||-7--------9--|-10-------7-9-|-10-------9--|-7-------10--9-7--||-------------|----------5-7-|--8-------7--|-5----------------|
D5 E5 F#5 G5 F#5 E5 D5 E5 D5 Gtr I W W W H Q Q|------------|----------------|------------|--------------|||------------|----------------|------------|--------------|||------------|----------------|------------|----------11--|||------------|----------------|------------|--------------|||------------|----------------|------------|--------------|||------------|----------------|------------|--------------||
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| Gtr II| W W W H Q Q|------------|----------------|------------|--------------|||------------|----------------|------------|--------------|||------------|----------------|------------|-----------7--|||------------|----------------|------------|--------------|||------------|----------------|------------|--------------|||------------|----------------|------------|--------------||
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| Gtr III| H. Q H. E E H. Q H. Q|------------|----------------|------------|--------------|||------------|----------------|------------|--------------|||-7-------9--|-11-------12-11-|-9-------7--|-9---------7--|||-7-------9--|-11-------12-11-|-9-------7--|-9---------7--|||-5-------7--|--9-------10--9-|-7-------5--|-7---------5--|||------------|----------------|------------|--------------||
Theme E5 F#5 G5 A5 B5 ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ +H. Q +H. E e|------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------13-15-||-(11)b12------14--|-(14)b16------------||------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------------|
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| ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~| +H. Q H. E e|------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------10-12-||--(7)b9-------11--|--11b12-------------||------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------------|
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| H. Q H. E E|------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------------||---9----------11--|--12----------------||---9----------11--|--12-----------7--9-||---7-----------9--|--10-----------7--9-||------------------|---------------5--7-|
C5 B5 A5 G5 F#5E5 ~~~~~ ~~~ H. S +S +E H. S S e|----------------------------|---------------------||-15b17------15-(15)b17r(15)-|-13-------12---------||----------------------------|-------------14-12---||----------------------------|---------------------||----------------------------|---------------------||----------------------------|---------------------|
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| ~~~~~| H. S +S +E H. S S e|----------------------------|---------------------||-12b13------12-(12)b13r(12)-|-10------------------||----------------------------|----------12-11--9---||----------------------------|---------------------||----------------------------|---------------------||----------------------------|---------------------|
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| H. Q H. S S E|----------------------------|---------------------||----------------------------|---------------------||----------------------------|----------12-11--9---||-10----------9--------------|--7-------12-11--9---||-10----------9--------------|--7-------10--9--7---||--8----------7--------------|--5------------------|
D5 E5 F#5 G5 F#5 E5 D5 E5 D5 ~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~ ~~~~~~~ H. Q +H. E E H. Q +H. Q|--------------|-----------------------|--------------|-----------------------|||--------------|-----------------------|--------------|-----------------------|||-11-------12--|-(12)b14------14b16r14-|-12-------11--|---(11)b12-------------|||--------------|-----------------------|--------------|-----------------------|||--------------|-----------------------|--------------|-----------------------|||--------------|-----------------------|--------------|-----------------------||
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| ~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~ ~~~~~~~| H. Q +H. E E H. Q a H. Q|--------------|-----------------------|--------------|-----------------------|||--------------|-----------------------|--------------|----------------15b17--|||--7--------9--|--(9)b11------11b12r11-|--9--------7--|-7s==9-----------------|||--------------|-----------------------|--------------|-----------------------|||--------------|-----------------------|--------------|-----------------------|||--------------|-----------------------|--------------|-----------------------||
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| H. Q H. E E H. Q H. Q|--------------|-----------------------|--------------|-----------------------|||--------------|-----------------------|--------------|-----------------------|||--7--------9--|--11----------12----11-|--9--------7--|-----9-----------7-----|||--7--------9--|--11----------12----11-|--9--------7--|-----9-----------7-----|||--5--------7--|---9----------10-----9-|--7--------5--|-----7-----------5-----|||--------------|-----------------------|--------------|-----------------------||
Guitar Solo (Smith) E5 F#5 Gtr II ~~~~~ |----3-----|
E. S S S S +S S S +S +S +S q|-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-15b17-----(12)---15p12--------------------------------------------------||------------------------14b16r(14)p12-14b16r(14)-(14)b16r==(14)---12\----||-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
| | Gtr I | |---3----| |----3-----| |-----3------|
| E S S S E S S S E S S S E E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------||--9----------------9-------------------9---------------------------9--11-||--7----7-7------7--7-----7------7---7--7-----------7-----7------7--7---9-||-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G5 A5 B5 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~~ E S S +E e S E. S S S S|----------15b17=====(15)r-15-------12----------------12----------------||----12--------------------------------15b17-------------15p12----------||--------------------------------------------------------------14b16====||-----------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
| | |-----3------| |--3--| |--3--|
| E S S S E S S S E S S S E E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------||-12------------------12------------12----------------------------------||-10-10-10--------10--10---10-10-10-10-------10-10-10--7-----9----------||------------------------------------------------------5-----7----------|
C5 B5 ~~~~~ +S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|----------------------------------------------------------------||-------12-15p==12-----------------------------------------------||-(14)r--------------15-14p12--------12h14-12--------12h14-12----||-------------------------------14--------------14------------14-||----------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------|
| | |--3---| |--3---| |--3---|
| E S S S E S S S E S S S E E|----------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------||--10----------------10--------------10--------------10-----9----||---8-------8-8----8--8-----8-8----8--8-----8-8----8--8-----7----|
A5 G5 F#5E5 ~~~~ S S S S S S S S +H|------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------||-12---------------------------------------------------||----14-12--------12-----------------------------------||------------14------14-12S==10---(10)-----------------||------------------------------------------------------|
| | |--3---| |--3---| |-3-|
| E S S S E S S S E S S S S S E|------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------12-11-9---||--7---------------7----------------7--------10--9-7---||--5-----5-5----5--5-----5-5----5---5--5-5-5-----------|
D5 E5 ~~~~~ S S S S Q +H|-15p14----------------------------------------||-------15--------17b19========(17)r-----------||------------14--------------------------------||----------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------|
| | |--3---| |-3-| |-3-|
| E S S S E S S S E S S S E E|----------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------||--7---------------7-------------7---------7-9-||--5-----5-5----5--5-----5-5-5---5---5-5-5-5-7-||----------------------------------------------|
F#5 G5 F#5 ~~~~~~~~~~~ S S S S E E +Q. +S S|-15p14-----------17b19-17-----(17)----------(17)-x--||-------15-------------------------------------------||------------14--------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------|
| | |--3---| |-3-| |-3-|
| E S S S E S S S E S S S E E|----------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------||-11--------------11------------11--------12--11-----||--9-----9-9----9--9-----9-9-9---9--9-9-9-10---9-----||----------------------------------------------------|
E5 D5 ~~~~~ ~~~~~ |--3--| |--3--| |------6-------| |------6-------|
E S S S E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-------12-------------12-------15p12----12-------------------------||-15b17----15p12-15b17----15p12-------15----15p12-15p12-------------||-------------------------------------------------------15-14p12----||----------------------------------------------------------------14-||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------|
| | |--3--| |--3--| |--3--| |------6-------|
| E S S S E S S S E S S S S S S S S S|-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||--9--------------9--------------9-----------------7--7--7--7--7--7-||--7-----7--7--7--7-----7--7--7--7--------7--7--7--5--5--5--5--5--5-||-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E5 D5 ~~~~ ~~~~ E +E S S S S S S S S +Q|----------------------------------------------------------------|||----------------------------------------------------------------|||-14b16-(14)-----12----------------------------------------------|||-------------------14-12----------------------------------------|||---------------------------14---13-12---------------------------|||--------------------------------------15---12---(12)------------||
| | |-3--| |--3---| |--3---| |----6-----|
| E S S S E S S S E S S S S S S S S S|----------------------------------------------------------------|||----------------------------------------------------------------|||----------------------------------------------------------------|||--9--------------9---------------9----------------7--7-7-7-7-7--|||--7------7--7-7--7-----7-7----7--7-----7-7----7---5--5-5-5-5-5--|||----------------------------------------------------------------||
Guitar Solo (Murray) E5 F#5 Gtr I |3-| |3-| |3-| |3-| |3-|
S T T T S T T T S T T T S T T T S T T T T T T T +S|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-12h15p12----12h15p12------12h15p12----12h15p12------12h15p12----12h15-----------||----------14------------14----------14------------14----------14---------14---12-||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
-----------------------|-------------15-17b20==|(12)\-14-/16-----------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
| | Gtr II | |---3---| |---3---| |----3----|
| E S S S E S S S E S S S E E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------||--9-------------------------9-------------------------9--------------------------||--7-----------7--7----7-----7-----------7--7----7-----7-----------7----7----7----||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|--9----------11--------|--7-----------9--------|-----------------------|
G5 A5 B5 +Q. E +S +S S S T T T T T T T T|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-(17)r-------------17b20========(17)r(17)-15h===17----15h17p15s14h15p14p12h14p=||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
| | |--3--| |----3----| |---3----|
| E S S S E S S S E S S S E E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------||--12------------12---------------12--------------------------------------------||--10---10-10-10-10-10-----10-10--10-------10-10----10--7-----------9-----------||-------------------------------------------------------5-----------7-----------|
C5 B5 |----------7-----------|
T S T T T S S S S S S S S S S E S S S S|--------------------------------------------------------------------------||-12s10--------------------------------------------------------------------||-------12-14p12h==14---11h12p11h12p==11s==9s==11-12p11--------------------||-------------------------------------------------------14--------------12-||--------------------------------------------------------------10s12-14----||--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
| | |----3----| |---3----| |-3-|
| E S S S E S S S E S S S E E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------||-10--------------------10------------------------10-----------10-----9----||--8--------8----8----8--8----------8----8---8-----8-----8-8-8--8-----7----|
A5 G5 F#5E5 S S S S S S S S S E. E S S|------------------------------------------------------15b17==||----------------------------------------------------x--------||-12------------------------------12--------------------------||----14-12---14--------------12------14-----------------------||-----------------10-12s14------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------|
| | |--3---| |--3---| |-3-|
| E S S S E S S S E S S S S S E|-------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------12-11-9--------||--7---------------7---------------7-----------10--9-7--------||--5-----5-5----5--5-----5-5----5--5-----5-5-5----------------|
D5 E5 +H E E E E|-(15)r---------------15b17-15b17-----15b17-12-||----------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------|
| | |-3-| |-3-| |--3---|
| E S S S E S S S E S S S E E|----------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------||---7---------7--------7---------------7-----9-||---5---5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-----5----5-5--5-----7-||----------------------------------------------|
F#5 G5 F#5 E E S +S S S S S S S S S S S|-17b19-17b19-----17b19r(17)-15s==14---15p14s12h==14p==12----12----||---------------------------------------------------------15----15-||------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------|
| | |--3---| |--3---| |--3---|
| E S S S E S S S E S S S E E|------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------||-11--------------11-------------------11--------------12----11----||--9-----9----9-9--9----------9-9----9--9-----9-9----9-10-----9----||------------------------------------------------------------------|
E5 D5 T T T T T T T T |------6-------| |------6-------| |------6-------| |------6-------|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-19p15p12-19p15p12-19p15p12-19p15p12-19p15p12-19p15p12-17p14p10-17p14p10-||-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
| | |--3--| |--3--| |--3--| |------6-------|
| E S S S E S S S E S S S S S S S S S|-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------||--9-----------------9-----------------9-----------------7--7--7--7--7--7-||--7--------7--7--7--7--------7--7--7--7--------7--7--7--5--5--5--5--5--5-||-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E5 E5 E5 D5 Gtr III E S S E S S E S S Q | | | | | | | | | | / o / / o / / o / / Gtr I T T T T T T T T |-------6--------| |-------6--------| |-------6--------| |------6-------|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-19p15p12-19p15p==12-19p15p12-19p15p==12-19p15p12-19p15p==12-17p14p10-17p14p10-|||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------||
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| Gtr I| H Q Q|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||-------------------------------------------------------------11----------------|||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------||
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| Gtr II| H Q Q|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||--------------------------------------------------------------7----------------|||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------||
E5 F#5 G5 A5 B5 Gtr I ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ +H. Q +H. E e|------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------13-15-||-(11)b12------14--|-(14)b16------------||------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------------|
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| Gtr II| ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~| H. Q H. E e|------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------10-12-||---7b9--------11--|--11b12-------------||------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------------|
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| Gtr III| H. Q H. E E|------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------------||---9----------11--|--12----------------||---9----------11--|--12-----------7--9-||---7-----------9--|--10-----------7--9-||------------------|---------------5--7-|
C5 B5 A5 G5 F#5E5 ~~~~~ ~~~ H. S +S +E H. S S e|----------------------------|---------------------||-15b17------15-(15)b17r(15)-|-13-------12---------||----------------------------|-------------14-12---||----------------------------|---------------------||----------------------------|---------------------||----------------------------|---------------------|
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| ~~~~~| H. S +S +E H. S S e|----------------------------|---------------------||-12b13------12-(12)b13r(12)-|-10------------------||----------------------------|----------12-11--9---||----------------------------|---------------------||----------------------------|---------------------||----------------------------|---------------------|
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| H. Q H. S S E|----------------------------|---------------------||----------------------------|---------------------||----------------------------|----------12-11--9---||-10----------9--------------|--7-------12-11--9---||-10----------9--------------|--7-------10--9--7---||--8----------7--------------|--5------------------|
D5 E5 F#5 G5 F#5 ~~~ ~~~~~~~ H. Q +H. E E|--------------|-----------------------||--------------|-----------------------||-11-------12--|-(12)b14------14b16r14-||--------------|-----------------------||--------------|-----------------------||--------------|-----------------------|
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| ~~~ ~~~~~~~| H. Q +H. E E|--------------|-----------------------||--------------|-----------------------||--7--------9--|--(9)b11------11b12r11-||--------------|-----------------------||--------------|-----------------------||--------------|-----------------------|
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| H. Q H. E E|--------------|-----------------------||--------------|-----------------------||--7--------9--|--11----------12----11-||--7--------9--|--11----------12----11-||--5--------7--|---9----------10-----9-||--------------|-----------------------|
E5 D5 E5 > ~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ H. Q +W +W|--------------|-------------------|----------*||--------------|-------------------|----------*||-12-------11--|---(11)b12=========|=(11)r----*||--------------|-------------------|----------*||--------------|-------------------|----------*||--------------|-------------------|----------*|
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| >| ~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~| H. Q a W +W|--------------|-------------------|----------*||--------------|-------------------|----------*||--9--------7--|-7s==9-------------|--(9)-----*||--------------|-------------------|----------*||--------------|-------------------|----------*||--------------|-------------------|----------*|
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| >| H. Q W +W|--------------|-------------------|----------*||--------------|-------------------|----------*||--9--------7--|-----9-------------|--(9)-----*||--9--------7--|-----9-------------|--(9)-----*||--7--------5--|-----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 *************************************************************************************** * Generated using Power Tab Editor by Brad Larsen - http://powertab.guitarnetwork.org * ***************************************************************************************
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