Iron Maiden – Drifter tab

Band:  Iron Maiden
Album: Killers
Song:  Drifter

Copyright (c)  (EMI) (1981)
Version 1.0 - (09/11/05)

Transcribed By: Steve
Email:          stephen.elvidge1@ntlworld.com


.  - palm mute           /  - slide up to
\  - slide down to       ~  - vibrato
h  - hammer on           b  - Bend
p  - pull off            Suffixes for bend
t  - tap                 f  - full bend    h - half bend
ph - pinched harmonic    q  - quarter bend t - tap bend
*  - see comment         ^  - Hold bend    r release bend
x  - Stuccatto           ~  - vibrato bend
,  - slight palm mute    () - ghost note, sustained note
"  - tremolo note        <> - Trill

Tunning E A D G B E
 

 Intro

Let notes ring out hE---------------------|B-3-3-3-3-3-3---------|G-3-2-0--(0)-----(0)--|D(0)----3-2-0-----0-0-|A-------------0-3-----|E---------------------| Rpt 4 X
Enters 3rd time
Guitar 2 h hE[-6-5-3---------------|B[-------6-5-3-5-6-8p6-|G[---------------------|D[---------------------|A[---------------------|E[---------------------|
[Guitar 3 [ hE[-----------------0---|B[-8-7-5-3-3\1-1-3---3-|G[---------------------|D[---------------------|A[---------------------|E[---------------------|
Main Riff
Guitar 1 PM PM PM PME[---------------------------------------------|B[-3-3----3-3----3-3----3-3--------------------|G[-2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2--------------------|D[-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|A[-----------------------------3-2-3-2-3-2-3-4-|E[---------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2 [ PM PM PM PME[---------------------------------------------|B[-3-3----3-3----3-3----3-3--------------------|G[-2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2------5---5---5---5-|D[-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|A[-----------------------------3---3---3---3---|E[---------------------------------------------| Rpt
Guitar 1 PM PM PM PME[-----------------------------|B[-3-3----3-3----3-3----3-3----|G[-2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2----|D[-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-|A[-----------------------------|E[-----------------------------|
[Guitar 2 [ PM PM PM E[-----------------------------|B[-3-3----3-3----3-3----3-3----|G[-2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2----|D[-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0----|A[--------------------------2--|E[-----------------------------|
Guitar 1 [----PM----]E[---------------------------|B[---------------------------|G[---------------------------|D[-5-------------------------|A[-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|E[-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
[Guitar 2 [ [----PM----]E[---------------------------|B[---------------------------|G[-0-------------------------|D[-0-------------------------|A[---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|E[---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
Guitar 1 PM PM PM PME[-----------------------------|B[-3-3----3-3----3-3----3-3----|G[-2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2----|D[-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-|A[-----------------------------|E[-----------------------------|
[Guitar 2 [ ~~~~ ~~~~ E[-----------------------------|B[-3-3-1--3-3----3-3-1--3------|G[-2-2-0--2-2----2-2-0--2------|D[-----------------------------|A[-----------------------------|E[-----------------------------| Rpt above 2 Riffs
Guitar 1
E[-----------------|B[-----------------|G[-----------------|D[-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|A[-3-2-3-2-3-2-3-4-|E[-----------------|
[Guitar 2 [ E[-----------------|B[-----------------|G[---5---5---5---5-|D[-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|A[-3---3---3---3---|E[-----------------|
Guitar 1 PM PM PM PME[---------------------------------------------|B[-3-3----3-3----3-3----3-3--------------------|G[-2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2--------------------|D[-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|A[-----------------------------3-2-3-2-3-2-3-4-|E[---------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2 [ PM PM PM PME[---------------------------------------------|B[-3-3----3-3----3-3----3-3--------------------|G[-2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2------5---5---5---5-|D[-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-0-0-00-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|A[-----------------------------3---3---3---3---|E[---------------------------------------------|
Both GuitarsE----------------------------------------|B-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-------(3)----------|G-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-------(2)----------|D-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------(0)----------|A----------------------------------------|E----------------------------------------|
Rpt Intro and Verse. Backing for first guitar solo Light distortion, let notes ring out
E-----0--------0-------------------------|B-3-----3--------3---------1-------1-----|G-2-------2--------2---------0-------0---|D-0---------0--------0-------------------|A-----------------------3-------3--------|E----------------------------------------|
hE-----0---------0----------------0-------|B-3-----3---------3---------1------1-----|G-2-------2-0-2-----2-------0--------0---|D-0-------------------0------------------|A-----------------------3------3---------|E----------------------------------------|
E--------3-2------------------------|B-----3------3-------1---------1----|G---2----------2-----0-------0---0--|D-0------------------------2--------|A-----------------3------3----------|E-----------------------------------|
hE---------------0------------------------|B-----3-----------3---------1--------1---|G-----2-----0-2-----2-------0------0---0-|D-0-------------------0----------2-------|A-----------------------3------3---------|E----------------------------------------|
E-----3---------3---------------------------|B-----3-----------3-----------1--1-----1----|G-----0-------0-----0-------0------0-----0--|D---0-------0------------2-----------2------|A----------------------3--------------------|E-3-------3---------------------------------| Rpt
E-----------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--|B-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--|G-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|D-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|A-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------------------|E-----------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--| Rpt
E----------------------------------|B-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-3------(3)-------|G-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2------(2)-------|D-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0------(0)-------|A-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------------------|E----------------------------------|
Rpt Intro
Rpt Verse End of last Verse Both GuitarsE---------------------|B-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|G-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|D-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|A---------------------|E---------------------|
Backing for 2nd guitar solo
E[---------------------------------|B[-----------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|G[-----------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|D[-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|A[-3-2-3-2-3-2-3-4-----------------|E[---------------------------------| Rpt 12 X
Guitar 1 [-PM--] [-PM--] [-PM--] [-PM--]E[------------------------------------|B[-------1--------1--------1--------1-|G[-------0--------0--------0--------0-|D[------------------------------------|A[-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-|E[------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2 [[-PM--] [-PM--] [-PM--] [-PM--]E[------------------------------------|B[------------------------------------|G[-------5--------5--------5--------5-|D[-------5--------5--------5--------5-|A[-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-|E[------------------------------------|
Both GuitarsE-----------------|B-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|G-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|D-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|A-----------------|E-----------------|
Rpt above riffs 4 X
Guitar 1E[---------------------------------|B[-----------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|G[-----------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|D[-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|A[-3-2-3-2-3-2-3-4-----------------|E[---------------------------------|
[Guitar 1E[---------------------------------|B[-----------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|G[-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|D[-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|A[-3---3---3---3-------------------|E[---------------------------------| Rpt 3 X
Guitar 1 ~~E[------------------------------------------------------------------|B[-----------------3-(3)-3-3--------3-------------------------------|G[-----------------2-(2)-2-2--2-----2--ad-lib rock and roll ending--|D[-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---0-(0)-0-0--------0-------------------------------|A[-3-2-3-2-3-2-3-4--------------------------------------------------|E[------------------------------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 1E[------------------------------------------------------------------|B[-----------------3-----3-3--3-(3)-3-------------------------------|G[-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-2-----2-2--2-(2)-2--ad-lib rock and roll ending--|D[-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-(0)-0-0--0-(0)-0-------------------------------|A[-3---3---3---3----------------------------------------------------|E[------------------------------------------------------------------|
Both GuitarsE---------------------|B----(3)--------------|G----(2)----7\--------|D----(0)----7\--------|A-----------5\--------|E---------------------|
END
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