Megadeth - Prince Of Darkness tab

Band- Megadeth
Song- Prince Of Darkness

Tuning: D

Intro (Clean with sound effects)

d|--2-------------------------------|A|----2-----------------------------|F|------4--(4)b5r4-(4)b5r4--(4)b5r4-|C|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|----------------------------------| "My victims..."
d|------9--|A|----8----|F|--9------|C|---------|G|---------|D|---------| "...bones..."
d|-----------------------|A|-----------------------|F|-----------------------|C|-----------------------|G|--7--------(7)^r-(7)^r-|D|--0--------------------| "...am insidious..."
d|-----|A|-----|F|-----|C|--9--|G|--7--|D|--0--| "...love..."
Riff 1Guitar 1 (Clean)d|---------------------------------|A|------------3-------5-------8----|F|----9------4-------6-------6-----| ---|C|---9------5-------7-------8------| |G|--7------5-------7-------7-------| |D|-0-------------------------------| |
"I strip you of pride..." | |--> Play 3xGuitar 2 (Clean) |d|---------------------------------| |A|---------------------------------| |F|---------------------------------| |C|---------------------------------| ---|G|-7-------6-------5-------4-------|D|---------------------------------|
d|----------------|A|----------------|F|----------------|C|----------------|G|----------------|D|--0--------0----| "More than evil..."
Riff 1a (Distortion)d|--------------------------|A|--------------------------|F|--------------------------|C|--------------------------|G|-2-2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2-|D|-0-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|
"I am more powerful..."d|------------------------|A|------------------------|F|------------------------|C|------------------------| --> Play 3xG|-2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2-|D|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-| "I am more violent..."
Riff 2d|--------------------------|A|--------------------------|F|--------------------------|C|---------------------0----|G|-2-2--2--2--2--2--2--0-3--|D|-0-0--0--0--0--0--0----1--|
d|---------------------------|A|---------------------------|F|---------------------------|C|------------------7--------|G|-2-2--2--2--2--2--5--8-7-5-|D|-0-0--0--0--0--0-----6-5-3-|
Riff 2ad|--------------------------|A|--------------------------|F|--------------------------|C|---------------------0----|G|-2-2--2--2--2--2--2--0-3--|D|-0-0--0--0--0--0--0----1--|
"Yeah, yeah, I'm evil..."d|-----------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------|F|-----------------------------------------|C|---------------1010-101010-101010-101010-|G|-2-2--2--2--2---8-8--8-8-8--8-8-8--8-8-8-|D|-0-0--0--0--0----------------------------|
"...I am..."d|-------------------------------|A|-------------------------------|F|-------------------------------|C|-101010-101010-101010-10101010-|G|--8-8-8--8-8-8--8-8-8--8-8-8-8-|D|-------------------------------|
Riff 3Guitar 1d|---------------------------------|A|---------------------------------|F|---------------------------------|C|---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2-|G|---------------------------------|D|-0---0---0---0---3---3---3---3---|
"My kingdom..."d|---------------------------------|A|---------------------------------|F|---------------------------------|C|---2---2---2---2---2---2---------|G|-0---0---0---0---1---1---0-1-2---|D|-------------------------------3-| "Your sins erupt..."
Guitar 2 (Comes in later)d|-----12----------12--------|A|-----15b17-------15b17-----|F|---------------------------|C|-14--------14----------14--|G|---------------------------|D|---------------------------|
"...darkness..."d|-12----------12--------|A|-15b17-------15b17-----|F|-----------------------|C|-------14----------14--|G|-----------------------|D|-----------------------|
Riff 4 x3d|-----------------------------|A|-----------------------------|F|-----------------------------|C|-----------------------------|G|------2---------2---------2--|D|-0000-0----0000-0----0000-0--|
**** **** **** "...darkness..."d|---------------------------------|A|---------------------------------|F|---------------------------------|C|---------------------------------|G|------2---------2-------5--4--3--|D|-0000-0----0000-0----0--3--2--1--| **** **** *
Play Riff 2 "I take what you love..."
Guitar fills over Riff 2:#1d|--------------------|A|--------------------|F|--6b7~~~----6b7~~~--|C|--------------------|G|--------------------|D|--------------------| "...games, [your hopes...]"
#2d|--15^--15^--15b16~~~~~*--|A|-------------------------|F|-------------------------|C|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|-------------------------| "...While you burn..."
Play Riff 2a "While you burn..." Play Riff 3 "My kingdom..."
Interlude: (12-string guitar)d|-------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------|F|-------------------------------------|C|----2--1-----2--1-----2--1-----2--1--|G|-------------------------------------|D|-0--------3--------2--------3--------|
d|----------------------------|A|----------------------------|F|----2--------2--------2-----|C|-------4--------4--------4--|G|-2--------3--------2--------|D|----------------------------|
d|-------------------------------|A|-------------------------------|F|----3--------3------3--------3-|C|-------3---------------3-------|G|-------------------------------|D|-3--------2------3--------2----|
d|----------------------------------|A|----------------------4--------2--|F|----6--------6-----------3--------|C|-------6--------6-----------------|G|----------------------------------|D|-6--------5--------4--------2-----|
d|-------------------------------------|A|----2--------2--------2--------2-----|F|-------2--------2--------2--------2--|C|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-2--------1--------2--------1--------|
(Distortion)d|---------------------------|A|---------------------------|F|---------------------------|C|-1010-101010-101010-101010-|G|--8-8--8-8-8--8-8-8--8-8-8-|D|---------------------------|
d|-------------------------------|A|-------------------------------|F|-------------------------------|C|-101010-101010-101010-10101010-|G|--8-8-8--8-8-8--8-8-8--8-8-8-8-|D|-------------------------------|
Riff 4a (Play 2x)Guitar 1d|-----------------------------|A|-----------------------------|F|-----------------------------|C|-----------------------------|G|------2---------2---------2--|D|-0000-0----0000-0----0000-0--|
**** **** ****d|---------------------------------|A|---------------------------------|F|---------------------------------|C|---------------------------------|G|------2---------2-------5--4--3--|D|-0000-0----0000-0----0--3--2--1--| **** **** *
Guitar 2d|---------------|A|---------17~~--|F|-15--16--------|C|---------------|G|---------------|D|---------------|
Riff 4b (Solo Rhythm) x3d|---------------------------------|A|---------------------------------|F|---------------------------------|C|---------------------------------|G|------2---------2-------5--4--3--|D|-0000-0----0000-0----0--3--2--1--|
**** **** *d|---------------------------|A|---------------------------|F|---------------------------|C|---------------------------|G|----5--4--3-------5--4--3--|D|-0--3--2--1----0--3--2--1--| * *
Solod|------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------|F|------------------------------------------|C|-------9--8--(8)b9r8-(8)b9r8-8~~----5b6r5-|G|----7-------------------------------------|D|-7----------------------------------------|
d|-----------------[12]13r10--------------------------|A|----------------------------------12-11--(11)b12r10-|F|---------[9]10r9-------------9~~--------------------|C|---------------------------9------------------------|G|-7b8r7----------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------|
d|------------------------------------------------|A|-/15-14--(14)b15r14--15-14~~--17-15~~--18-17~~~-|F|------------------------------------------------|C|------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------------|
d|--------------------|A|-15h7p15------------|F|---------17--16~~*--|C|--------------------|G|--------------------|D|--------------------|
d|-17-15--------18-17-15-----------------------------|A|-------17-15-----------17-15-15-14-13-12-----------|F|-----------------------------------------14-12~~~--|C|---------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------|
End Solo
Riff 3Guitar 1d|---------------------------------|A|---------------------------------|F|---------------------------------|C|---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2-|G|---------------------------------|D|-0---0---0---0---3---3---3---3---|
"...darkness..."d|---------------------------------|A|---------------------------------|F|---------------------------------|C|---2---2---2---2---2---2---------|G|-0---0---0---0---1---1---0-1-2---|D|-------------------------------3-| "Your satanic..."
Guitar 2d|-----12----------12--------|A|-----15b17-------15b17-----|F|---------------------------|C|-14--------14----------14--|G|---------------------------|D|---------------------------|
d|-12----------12--------|A|-15b17-------15b17-----|F|-----------------------|C|-------14----------14--|G|-----------------------|D|-----------------------|
Ending Rhythmd|-----------------------------|A|-----------------------------|F|-----------------------------|C|-----------------------------| ---------------|G|------2---------2---------2--| |D|-0000-0----0000-0----0000-0--| |
**** **** **** |d|-------------------------------------------| |--> Play 2xA|-------------------------------------------| |F|-------------------------------------------| |C|-------------------------------------------| --|G|------2---------2---------2-------5--4--3--|D|-0000-0----0000-0----0000-0----0--3--2--1--| **** **** **** *
d|-----------------------------|A|-----------------------------|F|-----------------------------|C|-----------------------------| --> Play 3xG|-2--5--4--3----2--6--5--4--3-|D|-0--3--2--1----0--4--3--2--1-|
d|-------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------|F|-------------------------------------------|C|-------------------------------------------|G|-2--5--4--3----------------2--6--5--4--3-2-|D|-0--3--2--1----------------0--4--3--2--1-0-|
Ending SoloNOTE: Some effect is used so the following two bars arean octave lower than the actual notes.d|-/19----/18----/17----/18----/17----/17----/16----/17----|A|-----19-----19-----19-----17-----17-----16-----16-----17-|F|---------------------------------------------------------|C|---------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------|
d|-16\-15\-14\--12----12----12----\10------|A|-----------------12----12----12-----10---|F|-----------------------------------------|C|-----------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------x-|D|-----------------------------------------|
d|---------------------------------------------------|A|----12----12^-------14--(14)b16------------(16)r14-|F|----12----12^-------14--(14)b16------------(16)r14-|C|-12--------------14--------\----------------/------|G|----------------------------\--[long hold]-/-------|D|---------------------------------------------------|
d|-------------------------------------------------------|A|-12h15p12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12h15p12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|F|-------------------------------------------------------|C|-------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------------|
d|-------------------------------------------------------|A|-12h17p12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12h17p12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|F|-------------------------------------------------------|C|-------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------------|
d|------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-12h15p12------12-12h15p12------12-12h17p12------12-12h17p12------|F|---------14b16------------14b16------------14b16------------14b16-|C|------------------------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-12h15p12------12-12h15p12------12-12h17p12------12-12h17p12------|F|---------14b16------------14b16------------14b16------------14b16-|C|------------------------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|-17p15p12------17p15p12------18p16p13------18p16p13------|A|---------15p12---------15p12---------16p13---------16p13-|F|---------------------------------------------------------|C|---------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------|
d|-19p17p14------19p17p14------20p18p15------20p18p15------|A|---------17p14---------17p14---------18p15---------18p15-|F|---------------------------------------------------------|C|---------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------|
d|-21p19p16------22p20p17------23p21p18------24p22p19------|A|---------19p16---------20p17---------21p18---------22p19-|F|---------------------------------------------------------|C|---------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------|
NOTE: Again, some effect is used so here are the notes an octave lower.d|-12//17//24tm----(24)\--|A|-12//17//24tm----(24)\--|F|------------------------|C|-[steady gliss]---------|G|------------------------|D|------------------------|
d|--------------------------------------|A|--------12-----12-----12--------------|F|-15b16-----15-----14-----12h14-12~~~\-|C|--------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------|
End Solo 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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