Iron Maiden – Two Minutes To Midnight tab

From: robs@violet.berkeley.edu (Rob Schenk)
Subject: Tab: Iron Maiden "Two Minutes to Midnight"
Tue Jun  7 10:36:55 CDT 1994


2 Minutes to Midnight

by Iron Maiden

Off the album, Powerslave
Hal Leonard Recorded Version transcription

IntroSec 1-----------------------------------------------------------------------------7--7-------------------------------5----7----5----7--7v-7------5-----7----5------2--
----5----7----5----7------------5-----7----5------2--play 4 times-00---00---00--00-----------00----00---00----00--0-------------------------------------------------------
Sec 2----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------5----7----5----7--7v-7------5-----7----5------2--play 2 times----5----7----5----7--7--7------5-----7----5------2---00---00---00--00-----------00----00---00----00--0--0-3p0------------------------------------------------------
Verse Play Intro/Sec 2 twice then.... some blackened pride still burns... and the reasons for the carnage... madmen play on words and make us all...
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------5----7----5----7--7--7-7-----5-----7----5--5--5-5-5-----5----7----5----7--7--7-7-----5-----7----5v-5--5-5-5-(play 2 times)-00---00---00--00-------------55---55---55------------------------------------------------------------------------
Chorus The killer's breed... demon seed fortune...
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------6---6------3-------3-------------------------------2---x-x--2----x-5---5--x-x-4--x-x--4--5----5/4--4p2----------3----2---x-x--2----x-7---7--x-x-5--x-x--5--5----5/4--4p2--3---x-x-3----0---x-x--0----x-0---------------------3----3/---------3---x-x-1----------------------------------------------------------1---x-x----
the pain....
-----------------------------------------------------------------------3/2--2p0--5--5-5-5---5-0----------3/2--2p0--5--5-5-5---5-5----5-----1---------3--3-3-3---3-2----5----------------------------------3----
war again....
pray for my soul...-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------6----------3-------3-------------------------------2---x-x--2----x-5------x-x-4--x-x--4--5----5/4--4p2-------------3--2---x-x--2----x-7------x-x-5--x-x--5--5----5/4--4p2--3---x-x-3--3--0---x-x--0----x-0---------------------3----3/---------3---x-x-3--1--------------------------------------------------------1---x-x-1--
anymore....
---------------------------------------3/2--2p0--2--1----3/2--2p0--2--2---------------2--2---------------0--0----
2 Minutes....
the hand that....--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------5------7----10--12----5-7-7-7-7p5----5-7-7-7-7p5---5-5----7----10--12---play twice-0-0-0-0-0---7--0-0-0-0-0---7-3-5----5-----8--10-------------------------------------3-------------------
Fill 1-----------------6------------------7------------------7-------------------------------------------
Fill 2-------------------------------------------------7-5---------5-------7-6-5-3-0-----------------
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------7--7-------------------------------5----7----5----7--7v-7------5-----7----5------2------5----7----5----7------------5-----7----5------2---00---00---00--00-----------00----00---00----00--0-------------------------------------------------------
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7--7--------------------------------------5----7----5h7p5----7--7v-7------5-----7----5------2-------------5----7----5h7p5----7--7--7------5-----7----5------2----------00---00---00--------------------00----00---00----00--0--0-3p0------------------------------------------------------------------
Rhythm during solo 1----------------------------------------------------------------10-6-8-8-8-x-x-6-6-6-5-5-5-------------------------6-8-8-------9-5-7-7-7-x-x-5-5-5-4-4-4--7---------4-5-7-9-7-5-5-7-7-------7-3-5-5-5-x-x-3-3-3-2-2-2--7---4-5-7-------------3-5-5--5----------------------------------5----------------------------5-x-x------------------------------------------------------------3-x-x-
-------------------------------------------------------------------------6-6-6-5-5-5------------------------15bp13-15-12-13--------17----------5-5-5-4-4-4-7--------------16bp14------------------14-16b----16bp14---3-3-3-2-2-2-7-----5------------------------------------------------------------------5-5-7---7-5-3----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------6-8-----14----------4-5-7--9-5-7-------16/-4-5-7--------7-3-5-------------------------0--------------------------------------
------------------------------------------8-8-8-x-x-6-6-6-5-5-5-------------------7-7-7-x-x-5-5-5-4-4-4--7----------------5-5-5-x-x-3-3-3-2-2-2--7----5-----------------------------------5-5-7--7-5-3----------------------------------------------
Rhythm during solo 2
--------------------------------------3-----3------------------------9-9-0-x-x-0-x-x-5--5--6---------------------9-9-0-x-x-0-x-x-5--5--7-------4-5-7------------7-7-2-x-x-2-x-x-3--3--4-4-5-7--------------------------------------------------
--------------------------------------------3-----3----------------------------9-9-0-x-x-0-x-x-5--5--6----------------9-9-0-x-x-0-x-x-5--5--7----------------7-7-2-x-x-2-x-x-3--3--4---2-5-2---------------------------------5-------5-3---
-----12-----12-------------12---------------15b-15-14-12--------------15b----15p12----12---12--------------------------15-13--7v------------------14b--------14b-12---12------------------------------------------------------------14---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------12-----------------------------14-12-11------------------------------14-12------------------------------------------------------------------------
Harmony Interlude
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------5------7----9--7--9---12--7--9--------------5v-/---7----9--7--9v--12--7--9v--(2 times)---3----0-5----7--5--7---10--5--7------------------------0---------------------------------
-12---------------------------------------12-15/dive-------------------------------------------14b-12-----7-----7v--------------------------14v----9-7-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-12-------------------------------------------------------------12-10h12p10-----------15------------12-13-12----------------------------12p11h12-----14b-12-14------------7dive-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------5------------------------------5------------------------------3-3-5-7-5-5v------------------------------------------------
repeat intro Sec 1 and then Sec 2 Outro Midnight...
--------------------------------------------------6--8-----------------------------------5--7---5-7---5-2------------12--14----3--5--5-7---5-2---(2 times)-10--12----------3-5---3-0-----------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------10-12-12--12--12p10-12p10---12-14-14-14--5h7p5--10--12-12--12-12p10--12p10--10-12-12-12--------7-8--10-10--10--10---------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------5-7-7-7-7p5--7p5--5-5--2---2---2--2p0--2p0--5-7-7-7-7p5--7p5--5-5--2---2---2--2p0--2p0--3-5-5-5-5---------3-3---0---0--0----------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------10-12-12--12--12p10-12p10---12-14-14-14--5h7p5--10--12-12--12-12p10--12p10--10-12-12-12--------7-8--10-10--10--10---------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------5--7--7---7--7p5--7p5---5-2---5--7--7---7--7p5--7p5---5-2---3--5--5---5-------------3-0---------------------------------
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