Megadeth - Black Curtains tab

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BLACK CURTAINS
As recorded by Megadeth
(From the 1994 Album YOUTHANASIA)

Transcribed by /\X/\M
	

Words by Dave Mustaine Music by Dave Mustaine & Marty Friedman

E5
1 3 3 x x x
	
F5
2 4 4 x x x
	
Gb5
3 5 5 x x x
	
Eb5
x 7 9 9 x x

Db5
x 5 7 7 x x
	
A5
6 8 8 x x x
	
Ab5
5 7 7 x x x
	
Eb5open
0 2 2 x x x

A5I
x 1 3 3 x x
	
Bb5
7 9 9 x x x

Gtr I (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Gb) - 'Untitled'
Gtr II (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Gb) - 'Untitled'
Gtr III (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Gb) - 'Untitled'
Gtr IV (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Gb) - 'Untitled'

 Intro
  Moderately Slow Rock Q=90
 4/4
  Gtrs I, II
  PM--------|
S S S S S S E +H +W|----------------------|------------||----------------------|------------||----------------------|------------||-------------3-(3)----|-(3)--------||-------------3-(3)----|-(3)--------||-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-(1)----|-(1)--------|
PM--------| PM|
S S S S S S E +H +H +E S S a E a E|----------------------|--------------------------||----------------------|--------------------------||----------------------|--------------------------||-------------3-(3)----|-(3)----(3)-----4s5-4s5---||-------------3-(3)----|-(3)----(3)-----4s5-4s5---||-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-(1)----|-(1)----(1)-0-0-2s3-2s3---|
PM--------| PM--------| PM| S S S S S S E +H S S S S S S E +E S S a E a E||-----------------------|--------------------------------||||o----------------------|-------------------------------o||||-----------------------|--------------------------------||||--------------3-(3)----|-------------3-(3)-----4s5-4s5--||||o-------------3-(3)----|-------------3-(3)-----4s5-4s5-o||||--0-0-0-0-0-0-1-(1)----|-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-(1)-0-0-2s3-2s3--||
Verse PM| PM| PM| PM| S S S S E S S S S E E E S S S S E S S a e a E a e a E||--------------------------|-------------------------------|||o-------------------------|-------------------------------|||------------------------7-|-------------------------------|||----------------------9-7-|-------------------------------|||o-----7-6-5-----7-6-5-9-5-|-----7-6-5-----7s8-7s8-4s5-4s5-|||--0-0-------0-0-------7---|-0-0-------0-0-5s6-5s6-2s3-2s3-|
PM| PM| PM| PM| S S S S E S S S S E E E S S S S E S S a e a E q|-------------------------|----------------------------||-------------------------|----------------------------||-----------------------7-|----------------------------||---------------------9-7-|----------------------------||-----7-6-5-----7-6-5-9-5-|-----7-6-5-----7s8-7s8-5----||-0-0-------0-0-------7---|-0-0-------0-0-5s6-5s6-3----|
PM| PM| PM| PM| S S S S E S S S S E E E S S S S E S S a e a E a e a E|-------------------------|-------------------------------||-------------------------|-------------------------------||-----------------------7-|-------------------------------||---------------------9-7-|-------------------------------||-----7-6-5-----7-6-5-9-5-|-----7-6-5-----7s8-7s8-4s5-4s5-||-0-0-------0-0-------7---|-0-0-------0-0-5s6-5s6-2s3-2s3-|
PM| PM| PM| PM| S S S S E S S S S E E E S S S S E S S a e a E q|-------------------------|----------------------------|||-------------------------|----------------------------|||-----------------------7-|----------------------------|||---------------------9-7-|----------------------------|||-----7-6-5-----7-6-5-9-5-|-----7-6-5-----7s8-7s8-5----|||-0-0-------0-0-------7---|-0-0-------0-0-5s6-5s6-3----||
Chorus PM--------| PM--------| PM|
S S S S S S E +H S S S S S S E +E S S a E a E|----------------------|-------------------------------||----------------------|-------------------------------||----------------------|-------------------------------||-------------3-(3)----|-------------3-(3)-----4s5-4s5-||-------------3-(3)----|-------------3-(3)-----4s5-4s5-||-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-(1)----|-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-(1)-0-0-2s3-2s3-|
PM--------| PM--------| PM|
S S S S S S E +H S S S S S S E +E S S a E a E|----------------------|---------------------------------|||----------------------|--------------------------------o|||----------------------|---------------------------------|||-------------3-(3)----|-------------3-(3)-----4s5-4s5---|||-------------3-(3)----|-------------3-(3)-----4s5-4s5--o|||-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-(1)----|-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-(1)-0-0-2s3-2s3---||
PM--------| PM--------| PM|
S S S S S S E +H S S S S S S E +E S S a E a E|----------------------|-------------------------------||----------------------|-------------------------------||----------------------|-------------------------------||-------------3-(3)----|-------------3-(3)-----4s5-4s5-||-------------3-(3)----|-------------3-(3)-----4s5-4s5-||-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-(1)----|-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-(1)-0-0-2s3-2s3-|
PM--------| PM--------| PM|
S S S S S S E +H S S S S S S E +E S S a E a E|----------------------|--------------------------------|||----------------------|--------------------------------|||----------------------|--------------------------------|||-------------3-(3)----|-------------3-(3)-----4s5-4s5--|||-------------3-(3)----|-------------3-(3)-----4s5-4s5--|||-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-(1)----|-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-(1)-0-0-2s3-2s3--||
Interlude ------|PM| ~ PM PM PMPM PM PMPM----
Q S S E Q S S E E E E E E E E E|-----------10-9--------10-|-9--------------------||--------------------------|-----------10------12-||-11--11-11-------11-11----|---11-9-11----11-9----||--------------------------|------------2-------4-||--4---------5-4---------5-|-4----------0-------2-||--2---2--2--------2--2----|----2-0--2-----2-0----| Q S S E Q S S E E E E E E E E E
-----|PM| ~ PM PM PMPM PM PM ~~
Q S S E Q S S E E E E E E E Q|-----------10-9--------10-|-9-------------------|||--------------------------|-----------10----13--|||-11--11-11-------11-11----|---11-9-11----11-----|||--------------------------|------------2-----5--|||--4---------5-4---------5-|-4----------0-----3--|||--2---2--2--------2--2----|----2-0--2-----2-----|| Q S S E Q S S E E E E E E E Q
Bridge E5 B5D5Bb5A5G5 A5G5E B D E G5 G5 E5 B5D5Bb5A5G5 A5G5E B D E G5 Gtr II Q E E Q E E E E e e E E E E Q E E Q E E E E e e E E Q | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / o o o o / / / / / / / / / / o o o o /
Gtr I ~ ~ Q E E Q E E E E E E E E a E a E Q E E Q E E E E E E E E a Q||----------------|---------------------|---------------|-------------------||||o---------------|---------------------|---------------|------------------o||||----------------|---------------------|---------------|-------------------||||--2-------------|---------0-2---------|-2-------------|---------0-2-------||||o----2-5-1--4-2-|-4-2---2-----4s5-4s5-|----2-5-1--4-2-|-4-2---2-----4s5--o||||----------------|-----0-------2s3-2s3-|---------------|-----0-------2s3---||
Guitar Solo G5 F5 Gtr II s s E +H. | | | | / / / / Gtr III |-3-| |-3-| |--3--| |-3-|
S +S S S S a +S +S S S S S +S S S S S +S S S S|-----------2------------------2---------------2---------------------2-----||-------------5p2-5b7==(5)r(5)---5p2-------------[5]p2-[5]b7==([5])r---5p2-||-4b6==(4)r--------------------------4b6==(4)r-----------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E5open s s E +H. | | | | / / / / ~ |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
Q S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|--------3h5p3-2h3p2-0h2p0--------------------||--------------------------3h5p3-2h3p2-0h2p0--||-4-------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------|
G5 s s E +H. | | | | / / / / |--3--| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-0h2h==3-3p2p0--2p0---0-----------------------------||--------------------3---3p2-2h3h5-5p3p2-3p2---2-----||--------------------------------------------4---4p2-||----------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------|
Bb5I F5 s s E +Q s s E Q | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / |--3--| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |--3--| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|--------------------------------------------------------||----------------------3h4h6---------------------5h6h8---||-2h3h==5--------2h3h5-------4h5h==7-------4h5h7---------||---------2h3h5----------------------4h5h7---------------||--------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------|
G5 F#5 s s E +H. | | | | / / / / |--3--| |--3--| |--3--| |--3--| |--3--| |--3--|
S +S S S S S +S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|--------------14--------------------14-------17p14----19p14----------14-19p17p14-||-----------------17p14-----------------17p14-------14-------14-14h17-------------||-16b18==(16)r----------16b18==(16)r----------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E5open s s E +H. | | | | / / / / ~~ |--3--| |--3--| |--3--| |--3--| |-3--| |-3-|
Q S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|--------15h17p15-14h15p14S12h14p12S10h12p10S9h10p9S7h9p7-||-17------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------|
G5 F#5 s s E +H. | | | | / / / / |---3---| |--3--| |--3--| |--3--| |--3--| |--3--| |--3--| |--3--|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-12h14h==15-15p14p12-14p12----12-------------------------------------------||---------------------------15----15p14-14h15h17-17p15p14-15p14----15p14----||---------------------------------------------------------------16-------15-||---------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E5open s s E +H. | | | | / / / / |---3---| |--3--| |--3--| |--3--| |--3--| |--3--| |--3--| |--3--|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|------------------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------15h16h18----------------------------17h18h20----||-14h15h==17----------14h15h17----------16h17h19----------16h17h19-------------||------------14h15h17----------------------------16h17h19----------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gtr IV |---3----| |---3---| |---3----|
S S S S S S S S S a +E +Q E E|------------------------------------------12-15b17==(15)-(15)r--/17---17b19==||---------------------------------12--15--------------------------------------||------------------------12---14----------------------------------------------||------------------12-14------------------------------------------------------||---------12--14--------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
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| Gtr III| ~~~~~~~~~| a +Q +E E +Q +Q|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------||-20b22==(20)r===================(20)-----------------18--(18)---(18)\--------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
| | Gtr II | PM----------------------------|
| S S S S S S E +H|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------3---(3)----------------||------------------------------------------------------3---(3)----------------||----------0-----0-----0----0------0-----0-------------1---(1)----------------|
~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~ |--3--|
+E. S S S S S a +E. S S S S S S +E +S S S E. +Q +S E.|-(17)r-----17-15-17-19p15h16b17==(16)r---17---15-17---19p15----|--------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------17-|-(17)---(17)-15-----------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------|----------------16-17----(17)--(17)S(5)/----||---------------------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
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| W W|---------------------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
| | PM------------| PM| PM--------------|
| S S S S S S E +E S S a E a E S S S S S S E +H|---------------------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------||---------------------3------------(3)-------4s=5----4s=5-------|-----------------------3--(3)---------------||---------------------3------------(3)-------4s=5----4s=5-------|-----------------------3--(3)---------------||---0---0-0--0--0--0--1------------(1)--0--0-2s=3----2s=3-------|---0--0---0---0--0--0--1--(1)---------------|
Gtr IV ~~ ~~ ~~~ ~~~~~~~~ |---3---| |---3---| |---3---| |---3---|
Q S S S E +S S S S S E. S S S S S S S S S a +E +Q +E +E|--------------------------------15-----------------|----------------------------------19b21==(19)-(19)--(19)r(19)-||---------------------------------------------------|-----------------------17-20----------------------------------||-12------------------14-(14)h15----15---14-12------|---------16-19-----------------16-----------------------------||----------14-12------------------------------------|---------------17---19----------------------------------------||------------------14-------------------------------|-17-19--------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------------------|
| | Gtr II | PM------------| PM| PM-------------------------|
| S S S S S S E +E S S a E a E S S S S S S E +H|---------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------3--(3)----------4s=5-----4s5-|-------------------------------------------3---(3)------------||----------------------3--(3)----------4s=5-----4s5-|-------------------------------------------3---(3)------------||--0-0-0-0--0----0-----1--(1)-----0--0-2s=3-----2s3-|--0----0-----0----0-----0----0-------------1---(1)------------|
~~~~~ ~~ a +Q +S S S a +S +E +S S E +E|-22b24==(22)r-------(22)-22-20------------------------------------------||-------------------------------22b24==(22)-(22)r(22)p20---22---(22)\----||------------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------------|
| | PM-------------| PM-|
| S S S S S S E +E S S a E a E|------------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------3--------------(3)---------4s=5-4s==5------||-----------------------------3--------------(3)---------4s=5-4s==5------||----------0---0-0-0---0---0--1--------------(1)---0---0-2s=3-2s==3------|
S S S S S S S S S S T T T T S E a T T|-20----------17----------15--------------------------------||----17-17s15----15-15s13-----13-13h15p13s12-13-12-12h15p13p||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------|
| | PM------------|
| S S S S S S E +H|-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------||--------------------3----(3)-------------------------------||--------------------3----(3)-------------------------------||--0--0--0--0--0--0--1----(1)-------------------------------|
|----------6-----------| |------5------| |-----5------| |-----5-----|
S S +S S S S S S S S T T T T T T T T T +T T T T T T T T T T|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------15-------------------------|||-12--------------12-------12h==15p12-------12-----12-17p12----12-17p==12-----------12-------12h==15p12----12h15--|||----14b16==(14)r----14b16------------14b16----14-----------14------------14---(14)-------14------------14--------|||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||
| | PM-------------------------| PM------|
| S S S S S S E +E S S a E a E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||-----------------------------------3----------(3)---------------------------4s==5--------------4s=5--------------|||-----------------------------------3----------(3)---------------------------4s==5--------------4s=5--------------|||--0--0-------0----0--0-------0-----1----------(1)-----------0-------0-------2s==3--------------2s=3--------------||
Verse Gtrs I, II PM-| PM| PM| PM| S S S S E S S S S E E E S S S S E S S a e a E a e a E|---------------------------------------------||--------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||o-------------------------------||-------------------------------------------7-||--------------------------------||-----------------------------------------9-7-||--------------------------------||---------------7-6---------5-------7-6-5-9-5-||o-----7-6-5-----7s8-7s8-4s5-4s5-||----------0--0-----------------0-0-------7---||--0-0-------0-0-5s6-5s6-2s3-2s3-|
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| Gtr IV| ~~~~| a +Q a +H Q W|---------------------------------------------||--------------------------------||-15-----(15)-------(15)--(15)\---------------||o-------------------------------||-14b16==(14)-------(14)r-(14)\---------------||--------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||--------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||o-------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||--------------------------------|
PM| PM| PM| PM| S S S S E S S S S E E E S S S S E S S a e a E q|-------------------------|----------------------------||-------------------------|----------------------------||-----------------------7-|----------------------------||---------------------9-7-|----------------------------||-----7-6-5-----7-6-5-9-5-|-----7-6-5-----7s8-7s8-5----||-0-0-------0-0-------7---|-0-0-------0-0-5s6-5s6-3----|
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| W W|-------------------------|----------------------------||-------------------------|----------------------------||-------------------------|----------------------------||-------------------------|----------------------------||-------------------------|----------------------------||-------------------------|----------------------------|
Gtrs I, II PM| PM| PM| PM| S S S S E S S S S E E E S S S S E S S a e a E a e a E|-------------------------|-------------------------------||-------------------------|-------------------------------||-----------------------7-|-------------------------------||---------------------9-7-|-------------------------------||-----7-6-5-----7-6-5-9-5-|-----7-6-5-----7s8-7s8-4s5-4s5-||-0-0-------0-0-------7---|-0-0-------0-0-5s6-5s6-2s3-2s3-|
PM| PM| PM| PM| S S S S E S S S S E E E S S S S E S S a e a E q|-------------------------|----------------------------|||-------------------------|----------------------------|||-----------------------7-|----------------------------|||---------------------9-7-|----------------------------|||-----7-6-5-----7-6-5-9-5-|-----7-6-5-----7s8-7s8-5----|||-0-0-------0-0-------7---|-0-0-------0-0-5s6-5s6-3----||
Chorus PM--------| PM--------| PM| PM--------|
S S S S S S E +H S S S S S S E +E S S a E a E S S S S S S E +H|----------------------|-------------------------------|----------------------||----------------------|-------------------------------|----------------------||----------------------|-------------------------------|----------------------||-------------3-(3)----|-------------3-(3)-----4s5-4s5-|-------------3-(3)----||-------------3-(3)----|-------------3-(3)-----4s5-4s5-|-------------3-(3)----||-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-(1)----|-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-(1)-0-0-2s3-2s3-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-(1)----|
1. PM--------| PM| PM| PM|
S S S S S S E +E S S a E a E S S S S E S S S S E E E|-------------------------------|-----------------------------|||-------------------------------|----------------------------o|||-------------------------------|-----------------------7-----|||-------------3-(3)-----4s5-4s5-|---------------------9-7-----|||-------------3-(3)-----4s5-4s5-|-----7-6-5-----7-6-5-9-5----o|||-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-(1)-0-0-2s3-2s3-|-0-0-------0-0-------7-------||
Out-Chorus 2. PM--------| PM--------| PM|
S S S S S S E +H S S S S S S E +E S S a E a E|----------------------|-------------------------------||----------------------|-------------------------------||----------------------|-------------------------------||-------------3-(3)----|-------------3-(3)-----4s5-4s5-||-------------3-(3)----|-------------3-(3)-----4s5-4s5-||-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-(1)----|-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-(1)-0-0-2s3-2s3-|
PM--------| PM--------| PM|
S S S S S S E +H S S S S S S E +E S S a E a E|----------------------|--------------------------------*||----------------------|--------------------------------*||----------------------|--------------------------------*||-------------3-(3)----|-------------3-(3)-----4s5-4s5--*||-------------3-(3)----|-------------3-(3)-----4s5-4s5--*||-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-(1)----|-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-(1)-0-0-2s3-2s3--*|
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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