Megadeth - Shadow Of Deth tab version 1

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SHADOW OF DETH
As recorded by Megadeth
(From the 2004 Album THE SYSTEM HAS FAILED)

Transcribed by Linus "Mr.Gul" Abrahamson
	

Words and Music by Dave Mustaine

D5
x 5 7 x x x
	
A5
5 7 x x x x
	
C5
x 3 5 x x x
	
G5
3 5 x x x x

Eb5
x 6 8 x x x
	
Bb5
6 8 x x x x
	
F5(type 2)
8 8 x x x x
	
Ab5
4 6 x x x x

Eb5(type 2)
6 6 x x x x
	
B5
x 2 4 x x x
	
Bb5I
x 1 3 x x x
	
A5open
x 0 2 x x x

E5
x 7 9 x x x
	
C#5
x 4 6 x x x
	
B5VII
7 9 x x x x
	
G5X
x 10 12 x x x

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Rhythm'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Rhythm II'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Lead I'
Gtr IV (E A D G B E) - 'Lead II'

   Riff
    Q=107
    D5B5C5C#D5B5C5C#5 D5B5C5C#D5B5C5C#5 D5B5C5C#D5B5C5C#5 D5B5C5C#D5B5C5C#5
   4/4
    Gtr I
    PM------------------------------------------------------------------|
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------||||o-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------o||||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------||||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------||||o-5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|-5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|-5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|-5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4--o||||--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|-5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|-5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|-5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4---||
Melody D5 A5 Gtr II W W | | / /
Gtr III H. Q W|---------------10---|-12---------------||-10-----------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------|
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| Gtr I| PM------------------------------------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--5--2-3-4-5-2--3-4-|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-||--5--2-3-4-5-2--3-4-|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|
C5 G5 W W | | / /
W H. Q|-12---------------|-10-----------------||------------------|---------------13---||------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------------|
| |-------------------------------------|
| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------------||--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|--5--2-3-4-5-2--3-4-||--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|--5--2-3-4-5-2--3-4-|
D5 A5 W W | | / /
H. Q W|-10------------13---|-12---------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------|
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| PM------------------------------------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--5--2-3-4-5-2--3-4-|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-||--5--2-3-4-5-2--3-4-|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|
C5 Eb5 W W | | / /
H. Q W|-12------------10---|------------------||--------------------|-11---------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------|
| |-------------------------------------|
| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--5--2-3-4-5-2--3-4-|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-||--5--2-3-4-5-2--3-4-|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|
D5 A5 W W | | / /
H. Q W|---------------10---|-12---------------||-10-----------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------|
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| PM------------------------------------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--5--2-3-4-5-2--3-4-|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-||--5--2-3-4-5-2--3-4-|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|
C5 G5 W W | | / /
H. Q W|-15------------12---|-10---------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------|
| |-------------------------------------|
| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--5--2-3-4-5-2--3-4-|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-||--5--2-3-4-5-2--3-4-|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|
Bb5 F5(type 2) W W | | / /
H. Q W|-10-----------------|------------------||---------------11---|-13---------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------|
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| PM------------------------------------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--------------------|------------------||--5--2-3-4-5-2--3-4-|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-||--5--2-3-4-5-2--3-4-|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|
Ab5 Eb5(type 2) W W | | / /
H Q Q W|--------------------|------------------|||-13-------11--------|-11---------------|||---------------13---|------------------|||--------------------|------------------|||--------------------|------------------|||--------------------|------------------||
| |-------------------------------------|
| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|--------------------|------------------|||--------------------|------------------|||--------------------|------------------|||--------------------|------------------|||--5-2-3-4--5-2--3-4-|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|||--5-2-3-4--5-2--3-4-|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-||
Lead I D5 C5 Gtr I W W | | / /
Gtr III ~~~~~~~~~ E E E E E E E E +E E E E E E E E|-------------------|----------------------||-------------------|----------------------||-----7-10-9-7-9-10-|-(10)---7-10-9-7-10-9-||---7---------------|------7---------------||-------------------|----------------------||-------------------|----------------------|
B5 Bb5I A5open G5 W Q. E +Q Q | | | | | / / / / /
~~~~~~~~~ E E E E E E E E +E E E E E E E E|-------------------|------------------------||-------------------|--------------8---------||-7---7-10-9-7-9-10-|-(10)---7-10----10-9-10-||---7---------------|------7-----------------||-------------------|------------------------||-------------------|------------------------|
D5 C5 W W | | / /
~~~~~~~~~ E E E E E E E E +E E E E E E E E|-------------------|----------------------||-------------------|----------------------||-----7-10-9-7-9-10-|-(10)---7-10-9-7-10-9-||---7---------------|------7---------------||-------------------|----------------------||-------------------|----------------------|
B5 Bb5I A5open G5 W Q. E +Q Q | | | | | / / / / /
~~~~~~~~~ E E E E E E E E +E E E E S S S S S S S S|-------------------|---------------------------------|||-------------------|--------------8------------------|||-7---7-10-9-7-9-10-|-(10)---7-10----10-9-7-10-9-7----|||---7---------------|------7-----------------------10-|||-------------------|---------------------------------|||-------------------|---------------------------------||
Lead II E5 C5 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
~~~~~~~~~ E E E E E E E E +E E E E E E E E|---------------------|------------------------||---------------------|------------------------||-----9-12-11-9-11-12-|-(12)---9-12-11-9-12-11-||---9-----------------|------9-----------------||---------------------|------------------------||---------------------|------------------------|
A5 Bb5 B5VII G5X E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
~~~~~~~~~ E E E E E E E E +E E E E E E E E|---------------------|-------------------------||---------------------|-------------10----------||-9---9-12-11-9-11-12-|-(12)---9-12----12-11-12-||---9-----------------|------9------------------||---------------------|-------------------------||---------------------|-------------------------|
E5 C5 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
~~~~~~~~~ E E E E E E E E +E E E E E E E E|---------------------|------------------------||---------------------|------------------------||-----9-12-11-9-11-12-|-(12)---9-12-11-9-12-11-||---9-----------------|------9-----------------||---------------------|------------------------||---------------------|------------------------|
A5 Bb5 B5VII G5X E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
~~~~~~~~~ E E E E E E E E +E E E E S S S S S S S S|---------------------|-----------------------------------|||---------------------|-------------10--------------------|||-9---9-12-11-9-11-12-|-(12)---9-12----12-11-9-12-11-9----|||---9-----------------|------9-------------------------12-|||---------------------|-----------------------------------|||---------------------|-----------------------------------||
Lead III D5 C5 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
~~~~~~~~~ E E E E E E E E +E E E E E E E E|---------13-12----12-13-|-(13)-------13-12----13-12-||------15-------15-------|---------15-------15-------||---14-------------------|------14-------------------||------------------------|---------------------------||------------------------|---------------------------||------------------------|---------------------------|
B5 Bb5I A5open G5 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
~~~~~~~~~ E E E E E E E E +E E E E E E E E|----------13-12----12-13-|-(13)-------13-15-13-12-13-||-15----15-------15-------|---------15----------------||----14-------------------|------14-------------------||-------------------------|---------------------------||-------------------------|---------------------------||-------------------------|---------------------------|
D5 C5 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
~~~~~~~~~ E E E E E E E E +E E E E E E E E|----------13-12----12-13-|-(13)-------13-12----13-12-||-15----15-------15-------|---------15-------15-------||----14-------------------|------14-------------------||-------------------------|---------------------------||-------------------------|---------------------------||-------------------------|---------------------------|
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| Gtr IV| ~~~~~~~~~| E E E E E E E E +E E E E E E E E|-13----13-17-15-13-15-17-|-(17)----13-17-15-13-17-15-||----15-------------------|------15-------------------||-------------------------|---------------------------||-------------------------|---------------------------||-------------------------|---------------------------||-------------------------|---------------------------|
B5 Bb5I A5open G5 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
~~~~~~~~~ E E E E E E E E +E E E E S S S S S S S S|----------13-12----12-13-|-(13)-------13-15-13-12----13-12-------|||-15----15-------15-------|---------15-------------15-------15-13-|||----14-------------------|------14-------------------------------|||-------------------------|---------------------------------------|||-------------------------|---------------------------------------|||-------------------------|---------------------------------------||
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| ~~~~~~~~~| E E E E E E E E +E E E E S S S S S S S S|-13----13-17-15-13-15-17-|-(17)----13-17-15-13-------13----------|||----15-------------------|------15-------------17-15----17-15-13-|||-------------------------|---------------------------------------|||-------------------------|---------------------------------------|||-------------------------|---------------------------------------|||-------------------------|---------------------------------------||
Outro D5 B5C5C#D5B5C5C#5 D5 B5C5C#D5B5C5C#5 4/4 Gtr III > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ W +W
|------------------|--------------------||-15---------------|-(15)---------------||------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------------|
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| Gtr IV| >| ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~| W +W|------------------|--------------------||-15---------------|-(15)---------------||------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------------|
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| Gtr I| PM------------------------------------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------------||------------------|--------------------||--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|---5--2-3-4-5-2-3-4-||--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|---5--2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|
D5B5C5C#D5B5C5C#5 D5B5C5C#D5C#C5B5 W 5x W||-------------------||-----------------*|||o-----------------o||-----------------*|||-------------------||-----------------*|||-------------------||-----------------*|||o-----------------o||-----------------*|||-------------------||-----------------*|
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| W 5x W||-------------------||-----------------*|||o-----------------o||-----------------*|||-------------------||-----------------*|||-------------------||-----------------*|||o-----------------o||-----------------*|||-------------------||-----------------*|
| |-------------------------------------|
| E E E E E E E E 5x E E E E E E E E||-------------------||-----------------*|||o-----------------o||-----------------*|||-------------------||-----------------*|||-------------------||-----------------*|||o-5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-o||-5-2-3-4-5-4-3-2-*|||--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4--||-5-2-3-4-5-4-3-2-*|
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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