Megadeth - Diadems tab

Band- Megadeth
Song- Diadems

Tuning: Eb

Riff 1 (Play 3x)

Guitar 1 (Acoustic)eb|------7-3p2p0----2-------------------------|Bb|---/8---------5----3--------3--------------|Gb|-------------------------/4---4p2p0----0---|Db|------------------------------------4----2-|Ab|-------------------------------------------|Eb|-0--------------------0--------------------|
eb|----0-----------------0---------------|Bb|----0-----------------0---------------|Gb|--------------------------------------|Db|-------------4-2----------------4-2---|Ab|-------2-4/5-----2-------2--4/5-----2-|Eb|-0-----------------0------------------|
Guitar 2 (Acoustic)eb|------3------------------------------------|Bb|---/5---5p3p0----3-------------------------|Gb|--------------4----2--------4--------------|Db|-------------------------/5---5p4p0----2---|Ab|------------------------------------5----2-|Eb|-0--------------------0--------------------|
eb|----0-----------------0---------------|Bb|----0-----------------0---------------|Gb|--------------------------------------|Db|-------------4-2----------------4-2---|Ab|-------2-4/5-----2-------2--4/5-----2-|Eb|-0-----------------0------------------|
Guitar 3 (Distortion)eb|------3------------------------------------|Bb|---/5---5p3p0----3----------3--------------|Gb|--------------4----2-----/4---4p2p0----0---|Db|------------------------------------4----2-|Ab|-------------------------------------------|Eb|-0--------------------0--------------------|
eb|----0-----------------0---------------|Bb|----0-----------------0---------------|Gb|--------------------------------------|Db|-------------4-2----------------4-2---|Ab|-------2-4/5-----2-------2--4/5-----2-|Eb|-0-----------------0------------------|
Guitar 4 (Distortion)eb|--------------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------------|Db|--------------------------------------|Ab|-2--------(2)--------(2)--------(2)---|Eb|-0--------(0)--------(0)--------(0)---|
eb|--------------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------------|Db|--------------------------------------|Ab|-(2)------(2)--------(2)--------(2)---|Eb|-(0)------(0)--------(0)--------(0)---|
Play Riff 1 but use this for the final bar:eb|----0-----------------0-------------|Bb|----0-----------------0-------------|Gb|------------------------------------|Db|-------------4-2--------------------|Ab|-------2-4/5-----2------------2---0-|Eb|-0-----------------0-----0-/3---2---|
Riff 2 (Distortion)eb|--------------------------|Bb|--------------------------|Gb|--------------------------|Db|--------------------------|Ab|-5--5--xx-4-5-4-2-8-8-8-7-|Eb|-3--3--xx-2-3-2-0-6-6-6-5-|
* * * * "As prehistoric as it seems..."eb|-------0------------------0-------------|Bb|-------0------------------0-------------|Gb|----------------------------------------|Db|----------------4-2---------------------|Ab|-5-2--------4/5-----2-2-----------2---0-|Eb|-3-0------0-----------0------0-/3---2---|
"...today..."eb|--------------------------|Bb|--------------------------|Gb|--------------------------|Db|--------------------------|Ab|-5--5--xx-4-5-4-2-8-8-8-7-|Eb|-3--3--xx-2-3-2-0-6-6-6-5-|
* * * * "As prehistoric as it seems..."eb|-------0------------------0--------------|Bb|-------0------------------0--------------|Gb|-----------------------------------------|Db|----------------4-2----------------4-2---|Ab|-5-2--------4/5-----2-2--------4/5-----2-|Eb|-3-0------0-----------0------0-----------|
Riff 1a (Play 3x)
Guitar 1 (Acoustic)eb|------7-3p2p0----2-------------------------|Bb|---/8---------5----3--------3--------------|Gb|-------------------------/4---4p2p0----0---|Db|------------------------------------4----2-|Ab|-------------------------------------------|Eb|-0--------------------0--------------------|
eb|----0-----------------0---------------|Bb|----0-----------------0---------------|Gb|--------------------------------------|Db|-------------4-2----------------4-2---|Ab|-------2-4/5-----2-------2--4/5-----2-|Eb|-0-----------------0------------------|
Guitar 2 (Acoustic)eb|------3------------------------------------|Bb|---/5---5p3p0----3-------------------------|Gb|--------------4----2--------4--------------|Db|-------------------------/5---5p4p0----2---|Ab|------------------------------------5----2-|Eb|-0--------------------0--------------------|
eb|----0-----------------0---------------|Bb|----0-----------------0---------------|Gb|--------------------------------------|Db|-------------4-2----------------4-2---|Ab|-------2-4/5-----2-------2--4/5-----2-|Eb|-0-----------------0------------------|
Guitar 3 (Distortion)eb|------3------------------------------------|Bb|---/5---5p3p0----3----------3--------------|Gb|--------------4----2-----/4---4p2p0----0---|Db|------------------------------------4----2-|Ab|-------------------------------------------|Eb|-0--------------------0--------------------|
eb|----0-----------------0---------------|Bb|----0-----------------0---------------|Gb|--------------------------------------|Db|-------------4-2----------------4-2---|Ab|-------2-4/5-----2-------2--4/5-----2-|Eb|-0-----------------0------------------|
Guitar 4 (Distortion)eb|------7-3p2p0----2-------------------------|Bb|---/8---------5----3-----------------------|Gb|----------------------------4--------------|Db|-------------------------/5---5p4p0----2---|Ab|------------------------------------5----2-|Eb|-0--------------------0--------------------|
eb|----0-----------------0---------------|Bb|----0-----------------0---------------|Gb|--------------------------------------|Db|-------------4-2----------------4-2---|Ab|-------2-4/5-----2-------2--4/5-----2-|Eb|-0-----------------0------------------|
Guitar 5 (Distortion)eb|--------------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------------|Db|--------------------------------------|Ab|-2--------(2)--------(2)--------(2)---|Eb|-0--------(0)--------(0)--------(0)---|
eb|--------------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------------|Db|--------------------------------------|Ab|-(2)------(2)--------(2)--------(2)---|Eb|-(0)------(0)--------(0)--------(0)---|
Play Riff 1a but use this for the final bar on first 4 guitars:eb|----0-----------------0-------------|Bb|----0-----------------0-------------|Gb|------------------------------------|Db|-------------4-2--------------------|Ab|-------2-4/5-----2------------2---0-|Eb|-0-----------------0-----0-/3---2---|
Play Riff 2 "The harlot puddles..."
Riff 2aeb|--------------------------|Bb|--------------------------|Gb|--------------------------|Db|--------------------------|Ab|-5--5--xx-4-5-4-2-8-8-8-7-|Eb|-3--3--xx-2-3-2-0-6-6-6-5-|
* * * * "I look above and see..."eb|-------0------------------0-------------|Bb|-------0------------------0-------------|Gb|----------------------------------------|Db|----------------4-2---------------------|Ab|-5-2--------4/5-----2-2-----------2---0-|Eb|-3-0------0-----------0------0-/3---2---|
eb|------------------------------|Bb|------------------------------|Gb|------------------------------|Db|------------------------------|Ab|-5--5--xx-4-5-4-2-8-8-8-7---5-|Eb|-3--3--xx-2-3-2-0-6-6-6-5---3-| * * * * "This one ain't over til..."
Riff 3 x3eb|-----0--------0---------------------|Bb|-----0--------0---------------------|Gb|------------------------------------|Db|----------4-------------------------|Ab|-2------2-2------4-5-4-5--2-4-5-4-3-|Eb|-0------0--------2-3-2-3--0-2-3-2-1-|
* * * * * * * * *eb|-----0--------0---------------------|Bb|-----0--------0---------------------|Gb|------------------------------------|Db|----------4-------------------------|Ab|-2------2-2------4-5-4-5--2-4-5-6-7-|Eb|-0------0--------2-3-2-3--0-2-3-4-5-| * * * * * * * * *
Riff 4eb|------------------------------------------|Bb|------------------------------------------|Gb|------------------------------------------|Db|-9------9-----------7------7-----------10-|Ab|-7-xxx--7-8-xxxx--8-5-xxx--5-10-10-9-8--8-|Eb|---xxx----6-xxxx--6---xxx-----8--8-7-6----|
* * *eb|----------------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------------|Gb|----------------------------------------|Db|-9------9-----------7------7---------10-|Ab|-7-xxx--7-8-xxxx--8-5-xxx--5--888-88--8-|Eb|---xxx----6-xxxx--6---xxx-----666-66----| *** ** *
Final timeBoth guitarseb|-----------------------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------------------|Gb|-----------------------------------------|Db|-9------9-----------7------7-------------|Ab|-7-xxx--7-8-xxxx--8-5-xxx--5-10-10-9-8-x-|Eb|---xxx----6-xxxx--6---xxx-----8--8-7-6-x-| * * *
Guitar 1eb|-12--9---------------------------|Bb|--------11~--8~------------------|Gb|-----------------9~--6~----------|Db|-------------------------8~--5~--|Ab|---------------------------------|Eb|---------------------------------|
Guitar 2eb|-15--12-------------------------------|Bb|---------14~--11~---------------------|Gb|--------------------12~--9~-----------|Db|-----------------------------11~--8~--|Ab|--------------------------------------|Eb|--------------------------------------|
Play Riff 4 "One man rules the earth..."
Riff 5Guitar 1 x2eb|-------------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------------|Gb|-7~----7-6~----6-5h6p5~----5-4-------|Db|-----5-------5-----------5-----2-0-2-|Ab|-------------------------------------|Eb|-------------------------------------|
x2eb|-------------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------------|Gb|-9~----9-8~----8-7h8p7~----7-6-------|Db|-----7-------7-----------7-----4---4-|Ab|---------------------------------7---|Eb|-------------------------------------|
eb|-------------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------------|Gb|-10~----10-9~----9-10~----10-9~----9-|Db|------8--------8--------8--------8---|Ab|-------------------------------------|Eb|-------------------------------------|
eb|-------------------|Bb|-------------------|Gb|-10---9---10---9---|Db|----8---8----8---8-|Ab|-------------------|Eb|-------------------|
eb|-----------------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------------|Gb|-10-7---7-9-7---7-10-7---7-9-7---7-|Db|------8-------8--------8-------8---|Ab|-----------------------------------|Eb|-----------------------------------|
Guitar 2 x2eb|-7~-----7-6~-----6-5h6p5---5-3-----0-|Bb|-----5--------5----------5-----3-0---|Gb|-------------------------------------|Db|-------------------------------------|Ab|-------------------------------------|Eb|-------------------------------------|
x2eb|-9~-----9-8~-----8-7h8p7---7-5-----2-|Bb|-----7--------7----------7-----5-2---|Gb|-------------------------------------|Db|-------------------------------------|Ab|-------------------------------------|Eb|-------------------------------------|
eb|-10~-----10-9~-----9-10~-----10-9~----9-|Bb|------8---------8---------8---------8---|Gb|----------------------------------------|Db|----------------------------------------|Ab|----------------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------------|
eb|-10---9---10---9---|Bb|----8---8----8---8-|Gb|-------------------|Db|-------------------|Ab|-------------------|Eb|-------------------|
eb|-10p8---8-9p8---8-10p8---8-9p8---8-|Bb|------8-------8--------8-------8---|Gb|-----------------------------------|Db|-----------------------------------|Ab|-----------------------------------|Eb|-----------------------------------|
Riff 6 x4eb|---------------|Bb|---------------|Gb|---------------|Db|---------------|Ab|-2-----------2-|Eb|-0-------0-0-0-|
* * "I saw a new Earth that day..." x4eb|-------------------|Bb|-------------------|Gb|-9-----(9)\--------|Db|-5-----(5)\--------|Ab|-7-----(7)\------2-|Eb|-------------0-0-0-|
* * "Vengeance is mine..." x4eb|---------------|-----|Bb|---------------|-----|Gb|---------------|-----|Db|---------------|-----|Ab|-2-----------2-|--2--|Eb|-0-------0-0-0-|--0--| * * "....man..."
Notation: 10^ = bend a quarter step. 10b11 = bend a half step. 10b12 = bend a full step. 10b12r10 = bend and release. [10]12 = pre-bend. [10]12r10 = pre-bend and release. {14} = pick the 14th fret while holding the most previous bend. <17> = touch the string above the 17th fret while previous note(s) is(are) still ringing. 10b13* = tremolo bar bend, from the 10th fret to the 13th fret. 7d4* = tremolo bar dive, from the 7th fret to the 4th fret. 12~* = tremolo bar vibrato. x = mute with fret-hand * = palm mute X\\ = pick slide h = hammer-on p = pull-off ~ = vibrato t = finger tap / = slide up \ = slide down h. = natural harmonics a = artificial harmonics (9) = ghost note tm = trem picking tr = trill
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