Megadeth - Time The Beginning tab

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TIME: THE BEGINNING
As recorded by Megadeth
(From the 1999 Album RISK)

Transcribed by Mental Goat
	

Words and Music by Dave Mustaine, Marty Friedman, & Bud Prager

Em
0 2 2 0 0 0
	
Cmaj7
x 3 5 5 0 0
	
Bsus4
x 2 4 4 0 0
	
E5
0 2 2 x x x

C5
x 3 5 5 x x
	
B5
x 2 4 4 x x
	
A5
x 0 2 2 x x

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Acoustic'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Overdrive'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Steel String'
Gtr IV (E A D G B E) - 'Overdrive'

 Intro      Verse
  Slowly Q=66
                Em
 4/4
                Gtr I
  W              E  S  S  E S S +S S E   S  S S  S
                 |  |  |  | | |  | | |   |  | |  |
                 /  /  /  / / /  / / /   /  / /  /

Gtrs II, IV ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ W a E. s H +E S S|----------|---------------------------------------||----------|---------------------------------------||----------|---------------------------------------||----------|---------------------------------------||----------|-10h12----10-10------------(10)---9h10-||----------|---------------------------------------|
E S S E S S +S S E E S S | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / /
E. S Q +S S E +Q|-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------||-12s==10-10-----(10)-10-10-(10)------||-------------------------0--(0)------|
Em E S S E S S S S E S S S S E S S E S S S S E E S S | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
~ ~ E. S Q +S S E +E S S E S S H +S S S S|----------------------------------------|--------------------------------||----------------------------------------|--------------------------------||----------------------------------------|--------------------------------||----------------------------------------|--------------------------------||-12----10-10-----(10)-10-10-(10)---9h10-|-9-(9)s7-7-----------(7)--------||-----------0------(0)--0--0--(0)--------|-------------------------0h7h10-|
Em E S S E S S S S E S S S S E S S E S S S S E E S S | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
\0.5/ ~~ ~~ ~~~~~~ E. S H +E E E. S Q E E E S S|---------------------------------|--------------------------------------||---------------------------------|--------------------------------------||---------------------------------|--------------------------------------||-7-------------------------------|--------------------------------------||------10-10-----------(10)-------|-12----10-10---------(10)\---7\-2-2s7-||---------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
Em E S S E S S S S E S S S S E S S E S S S S E E S S | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
~~ ~~ ~ ~ E. S H +E S S E. S Q +E E Q|----------------------------------|-----------------------------||----------------------------------|-----------------------------||----------------------------------|-----------------------------||-7--------------------------------|-----------------------------||------10-10-----------(10)---9-10-|-9s==7-7-----(7)---(7)s2-----||----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
Cmaj7 Cmaj7 B A G F# E S S E S S S S E E S S E S S E S S S S E S S S S | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / x / / / x x / / / / / / x / / o o o o
Gtr III S S E +E S S S S E E E S S E +E S S S S E S S S S|-------------------------------|----------------------------------||-------------------------------|----------------------------------||-----5---(5)---5-x-4-4-4-------|-----5---(5)---5-x-4-4------------||---5---------5---x-4-4-4-------|---5---------5---x-4-4------------||-3---------------x-2-2-2-------|-3---------------x-2-2--2--0------||-------------------------------|-----------------------------3--2-|
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| Gtrs II, IV| Q Q S S E S S E Q E. S S S E +E E|-------------------------------|----------------------------------||-------------------------------|----------------------------------||-5--------5----------4-4-4-4---|-5--------5----5------------------||-5--------5----------x-x-x-x---|-x--------x----x-----9-(9)--------||-3--------3------4s6-6-6-6-6---|-7--------7----7-7s9-9-(9)---9\---||-------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Gtrs I, III S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E|-----------------------------0-|---------------------------------0--------||---------------------------0---|-------------------------------0----------||-------------------------0-----|----------------------------0-------------||-----7-----5-----7-----5-------|-----7-----5------7------5----------------||---7-----7-----7-----7---------|---7-----7-----7-------7------------------||-0-----0-----0-----0-----------|-0-----0-----0-------0--------------------|
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| Gtrs II, IV| ~| W E E Q +E E E. S|-------------------------------|------------------------------------------||-------------------------------|---------------------------12------(12)\--||-------------------------------|---------------------------12------(12)\--||-------------------------------|------------------------------------------||-------------------------------|-7---7s==2-------(2)----------------------||-------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
Verse Em Gtr I E S S E S S S S E S S S S E S S E S S S S E E S S | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
Gtr III Q H. Q H.|----------------------------|--------------------------||----------------------------|--------------------------||-2-----0--------------------|-2-----0------------------||-2--------------------------|-2------------------------||-2--------------------------|-2------------------------||-0--------------------------|-0------------------------|
Em E S S E S S S S E S S S S E S S E S S S S E E S S | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
Gtrs II, IV W H E E E E|----------------------------|----------------------------||----------------------------|----------------------------||----------------------------|----------------------------||----------------------------|----------------------------||----------------------------|---------------9s==7s10-9---||----------------------------|----------------------------|
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| Gtr III| Q H. +H. Q|----------------------------|----------------------------||----------------------------|----------------------------||-2-----0--------------------|-(0)------------------------||-2--------------------------|----------------------------||-2--------------------------|----------------------------||-0--------------------------|----------------------------|
Em E S S E S S S S E S S S S E S S E S S S S E E S S | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
~~~ ~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Q +S E. H +Q +E. S S +E. +E S S|------------------------------------|----------------------------------------||------------------------------------|----------------------------------------||------------------------------------|----------------------------------------||------------------------------------|----------------------------------------||-(9)-----(9)-7------(7)-------------|-(7)-----(7)---(7)\---------------------||------------------------------------|--------------------5b6-(5)---(5)-(5)s3-|
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| Q H. +H. Q|------------------------------------|----------------------------------------||------------------------------------|----------------------------------------||--2-------0-------------------------|-(0)------------------------------------||--2---------------------------------|----------------------------------------||--2---------------------------------|----------------------------------------||--0---------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
Chorus Gtrs II, IV W H Q E E|---------------------------------|------------------------------||---------------------------------|------------------------------||---------------------------------|---------------------------8s=||---------------------------------|------------------------------||---------------------------------|------------------------------||---------------------------------|------------------------------|
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| Gtrs I, III| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E E|---------------------------------|------------------------------||-------------------------------0-|-------0-------0-------0------||-------0-------0-------0-----0---|-----0-------0-------0--------||-----2-------4-------5-----2-----|---2-------2-------1----------||---2-------4-------5-------------|-3-------0-------2------------||-0-------0-------0-------0-------|-------------------------3-2--|
~~ H H H Q E E|----------------------------------|-------------------------x---||----------------------------------|-------------------------x---||-11-------------------------------|-------------------------x---||----------------------------------|-----------------------------||----------------------------------|-----------------------------||----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
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| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E E|----------------------------------|-----------------------------||--------------------------------0-|-------0-------0-------0-----||--------0-------0-------0-----0---|-----0-------0-------0-------||------2-------4-------5-----2-----|---2-------2-------1---------||----2-------4-------5-------------|-3-------0-------2-----------||--0-------0-------0-------0-------|-------------------------3-2-|
~ ~~ Q +E E H|------------------------------------||------------------------------------||-9-------(9)---0---12---------------||------------------------------------||------------------------------------||------------------------------------|
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| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|------------------------------------||----------------------------------0-||-------0---------0--------0-----0---||-----2---------4--------5-----2-----||---2---------4--------5-------------||-0--------0---------0-------0-------|
~~ E E Q E. S +E. S|---------------------------------------------||-------------12------------------------------||-(12)\----------------7------7b8-(7)---(7)s==||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------|
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| S S S S S S S S S S S S E E|---------------------------------------------||-----------0--------0--------0---------------||---------0--------0--------0-----------------||-------2--------2--------1-------------------||---3----------0-------2----------------------||----------------------------------3--2-------|
Q. E H +H H|-------------------<12>---------------|-(<12>)---------------------------||-------------------<12>---------------|-(<12>)---------------------------||-11-----------------------------------|----------------------------------||--------------------------------------|----------------------------------||--------------------------------------|----------------------------------||--------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
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| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E E|--------------------------------------|----------------------------------||------------------------------------0-|------------0-------0-------0-----||---------0-------0----------0-----0---|----------0-------0-------0-------||-------2-------4----------5-----2-----|--------2-------2-------1---------||-----2-------4----------5-------------|----3---------0-------2-----------||--0--------0---------0--------0-------|------------------------------3-2-|
H +E. S E. S W|------------------------------|--------------------------------||------------------------------|--------------------------------||------------------------------|--------------------------------||-10----------(10)-(10)s12--12s|=14-----------------------------||------------------------------|--------------------------------||------------------------------|--------------------------------|
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| Q +E S S H S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E|--0--(0)-------0--------------|------------------------------0-||--1--(1)-------3--------------|----------------------------0---||--0--(0)-------0--------------|--------------------------0-----||--2--(2)-2s4---4--------------|------7-----5-----7-----5-------||--0--(0)----------------------|----7-----7-----7-----7---------||------------------------------|--0-----0-----0-----0-----------|
Gtrs II, IV ~~~~~~~ E S S +E S S +S S S S E +S T T|-------------------------------------------------------------|||-----/14-----------/14---------------------------------------|||---------12-(12)-------12-(12)\-----12-14-14b15---(14)-14-12-|||--------------------------------/14--------------------------|||-------------------------------------------------------------|||-------------------------------------------------------------||
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| Gtrs I, III| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E|----------------------------------------------------0--------|||------------------------------------------------0------------|||-------------------------------------------0-----------------|||-------7---------5----------7-----------5--------------------|||---7----------7---------7------------7-----------------------|||-0--------0----------0------------0--------------------------||
Verse Em Gtr I E S S E S S S S E S S S S E S S E S S S S E E S S | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
Gtrs II, IV ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Q H. +Q. E S S E +Q|-----------------------------------|----------------------------------||-15pb17-----(15)-------------------|-(15)--------------12-12-(12)-----||-----------------------------------|-------------------12-12-(12)-----||-----------------------------------|-------------------12-12-(12)-----||-----------------------------------|----------------------------------||-----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
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| Gtr III| Q H. E. S H.|-----------------------------------|----------------------------------||-----------------------------------|----------------------------------||-----------------------------------|----------------------------------||--7-----------5--------------------|---7----5-5-----------------------||-----------------------------------|----------------------------------||-----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Em E S S E S S S S E S S S S E S S E S S S S E E S S | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
~~~ Q +H. +Q +Q E E E E|----------------------------------|---------------------------------------||----------------------------------|-----------------------------------7---||----------------------------------|-------------------9b11r==(9)-9b12-----||-14------(14)---------------------|-(14)-----(14)-------------------------||----------------------------------|---------------------------------------||----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
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| E. S H +E S S E. S H.|----------------------------------|---------------------------------------||----------------------------------|---------------------------------------||----------------------------------|---------------------------------------||--7----5---5------------(5)---4-5-|---4-----------------------------------||----------------------------------|--------7---7--------------------------||----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
Em E S S E S S S S E S S S S E S S E S S S S E E S S | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
~~~ ~~~ +W +Q Q S E. E S S|------------------------------|----------------------------14-17--------||-(7)--------------------------|-(7)------------17b19-17----------17b19==||------------------------------|-----------------------------------------||------------------------------|-----------------------------------------||------------------------------|-----------------------------------------||------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
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| Q H. E. S H.|------------------------------|-----------------------------------------||------------------------------|-----------------------------------------||------------------------------|-----------------------------------------||--7------5--------------------|--7----5-5-------------------------------||------------------------------|-----------------------------------------||------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
Em E S S E S S S S E S S S S | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / /
~~ +Q +E E H|---------------------------------------||-(17)-----(17)r(17)--------------------||----------------------16---------------||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|
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| E. S H +E S S|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------||---7----5---5----------------(5)---4-5-||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|
E S S E S S S S E E S S | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / |--3--| |--3--|
+E. T T S S S S T T T S T T T S S S S S|--------------------------14-17-14-----------------------------||--------------15p14----------------17-15-17-15-----------------||-(16)---12s14-------14h16----------------------16-15-14-12-14--||---------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------|
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| E. S H.|---------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------||---4-----------------------------------------------------------||---------7-----7-----------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------|
Cmaj7 E S S E S S S S E E S S | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / x / / / x x
Gtr III S S E +E S S S S E E E|---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||-------5--------(5)----------5--x-4---4--4---------||-----5---------------------5----x-4---4--4---------||--3-----------------------------x-2---2--2---------||---------------------------------------------------|
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| Gtr IV| \1/ \1/ \1/| ~~~~| E. +S +S +E. E Q E|---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||-12------(12)--(12)--(12)------11---(11)---(11)\---||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------|
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| Gtr II| H H|---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||--5-----------------------------4------------------||--x-----------------------------x------------------||--3-----------------------------2------------------||---------------------------------------------------|
Cmaj7 B A G F# E S S E S S S S E S S S S | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / x / / o o o o
S S E +E S S S S E S S S S|-------------------------------||-------------------------------||-----5---(5)---5-x-4-4---------||---5---------5---x-4-4---------||-3---------------x-2-2-2-0-----||---------------------------3-2-|
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| ~~~~~~~~~| Q Q Q Q|-------------------------------||-------------------------------||-5--------5------4-------------||-------------------------------||-------------------------------||-------------------------------|
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| H H|-------------------------------||-------------------------------||-5---------------4-------------||-x---------------x-------------||-3---------------2-------------||-------------------------------|
Chorus E5 C5 B5 Gtr II W H H | | | / / /
Gtrs I, III S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E E||----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|||o-------------------------------0-|-------0-------0-------------0--------|||--------0-------0-------0-----0---|-----0-------0-------------0----------|||------2-------4-------5-----2-----|---2-------2-------------1------------|||o---2-------4-------5-------------|-3-------0-----------2----------------|||--0-------0-------0-------0-------|-------------------------------3--2---|
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| Gtr IV| ~| W H a a Q. +E||----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|||o-5-------------------------------|--------------------------------------|||----------------------------------|---------------------2b4---------(2)--|||----------------------------------|-------------------x------------------|||o---------------------------------|-----------------x--------------------|||----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
E5 C5 B5 W H H | | | / / /
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E E|---------------------------------|------------------------------|||-------------------------------0-|-------0-------0-------0-----o|||-------0-------0-------0-----0---|-----0-------0-------0--------|||-----2-------4-------5-----2-----|---2-------2-------1----------|||---2-------4-------5-------------|-3-------0-------2-----------o|||-0-------0-------0-------0-------|-------------------------3-2--||
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| ~| W W|---------------------------------|------------------------------|||-5-------------------------------|-----------------------------o|||---------------------------------|------------------------------|||---------------------------------|------------------------------|||---------------------------------|-----------------------------o|||---------------------------------|------------------------------||
A5 B5 W +H H +W | | | | / / / /
Q +E S S Q +E S S Q +E S S H +W|-!0--(0)-----!0--(0)-----|--0--(0)----------|--------*||-!1--(1)-----!3--(3)-----|--5--(5)-----7----|-(7)----*||-!0--(0)-----!0--(0)-----|--0--(0)-----x----|-(x)----*||-!2--(2)-2h4-!4--(4)-4h5-|--5--(5)-5h7-7----|-(7)----*||-!0--(0)-----------------|-------------x----|-(x)----*||-------------------------|-------------7----|-(7)----*|
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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