Megadeth - Play For Blood tab

Another good song off the album. Enjoy.

Intro (Fade in):e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------|E|-2--0-2--2--0-2--2--0-2--2--0-2--2--0-2--0-|
e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------|E|-2--0-2--2--0-2--2--0-2--2--0-2--2--0-2--0-|
e|------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------8----7-|E|-2--0-2--2--0-2--2--0-2--2--0-2--x-6--x-5-|
Solo (Mustaine)e|-----------------------------------------|B|-14tr17---[slowly dive on tremolo bar ]-|G|----------[then do miscellaneous slides]-|D|-----------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------|
End Solo
Riff 1 x2e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------|E|-2--0-2--2--0-2--2--0-2--2--0-2--2--0-2--0-|
e|--------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------4-x-|A|--------------------------------------------|E|-2--0-2--2--0-2--2--0-2--2--0-2--2--0-2-----|
"Everybody..."e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-4h5p4-2-4p2-----2---------------|A|-------------4p3---4-3-2-x-x-x-x-|E|-------------------------x-x-x-x-|
"...inside..."e|-------------------|B|-------------------|G|-------------------|D|-------4--4--------|A|-4-----2--2--------|E|-2--5--------5--0--|
e|--------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------4-x-|A|---------------------------------2----------|E|-2--0-2--2--0-2--2--0-2--2--0-2-----5-2-----|
"Any place..."e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-4h5p4-2-4p2-----2---------------|A|-------------4p3---4-3-2-x-x-x-x-|E|-------------------------x-x-x-x-|
"...lives..."e|-------------------|B|-------------------|G|-------------------|D|-------4--4-----3--|A|-4-----2--2p0---3--|E|-2--5---------0-1--| *
Riff 2 (Slide down off last notes final time)e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|--------5----------8---7h8p7p5-|A|-7--5-7-5-7----x-7---7---------|E|-7--5-7---7--------------------|
"With fire and lightning..."e|------------------------|B|------------------------|G|------------------------|D|--------5---------------|A|-7--5-7-5-7----x-5--x-6-|E|-7--5-7---7----x-5--x-6-| "...shooting..."
Riff 1ae|--------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------4-x-|A|---------------------------------2----------|E|-2--0-2--2--0-2--2--0-2--2--0-2-----5-2-----|
"Any place..."e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-4h5p4-2-4p2-----2---------------|A|-------------4p3---4-3-2-x-x-x-x-|E|-------------------------x-x-x-x-|
"...flight..." x2e|-------------------|B|-------------------|G|-------------------|D|-------4--4--------|A|-4-----2--2--------|E|-2--5--------5--0--|
e|-----------------|B|-----------------|G|-----------------|D|-------4--2--/5--|A|-4-----2--2--/5--|E|-2--5------------|
Play Riff 2 Solo Rhythm
Solo (Drover)e|-------------------------------------------------|B|------------12--(12)b13r12~----x-/14b15r14\13-10-|G|-9d4r9--11---------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------12----------------|B|-12h13-----12-----------12----15p12----14p12-|G|--------14----15d14r15--------------14-------|D|---------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------|B|----12-------12-------15----15b17~-|G|-15----14-15----14p12----12--------|D|-----------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------|
e|-14----14-------------------------------|B|----17----17b19-17b19~~-{17}~--(19)r17\-|G|----------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------|
End Solo
Riff 3 (Solo Rhythm)e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|---------------------------|A|-4--------4------3~--2-2-0-|E|-2--0-2-5-2----x-----------|
* * *e|------------------------|B|------------------------|G|------------------------|D|-----------------8----7-|A|-4--------4------8----7-|E|-2--0-2-5-2----x----x---| * * *
Solo (Mustaine)e|----------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------|G|-16b18--{16}-{16}-{16}-{16}-...-[slowly release bend]-16~-|D|--------------------------------[ while picking ]-----|A|----------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------|
e|----------14h16p14-------------------------------------|B|-14h16h17----------17p16p14----------14h16p14----------|G|----------------------------14h16h17----------17p16p14-|D|-------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------|G|----------14h16p14-------------14h16p14----------|D|-14h16h17----------16-14h16h17----------17p16p14-|A|-------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------------|D|----------14h16p14--------------------------------------|A|-14h16h17----------17p16p14----------14-15-16~----(16)\-|E|----------------------------14h16h17--------------------|
End Solo
Riff 1be|------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------8----7-|E|-2--0-2--2--0-2--2--0-2--2--0-2--x-6--x-5-|
Play Riff 1 But don't repeat first line Play Riff 2 Play Riff 1a Play Riff 2 Solo Rhythm
Solo (Drover)e|--------|B|--------|G|--------|D|--------|A|--------|E|--/17\--|
e|-------------------------------------------------------------|B|------17----17~----18-[17]18r17-(17)b18----(18)r17----17-----|G|-9/16----16----------------------------------------16----16~-|D|-------------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
e|-15h19----15h19----15h20----15h19----15----15h17-|B|-------17-------17-------17-------17----17-------|G|-------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------------------------------|B|-19/20-19-19p15-14-15p14----14h15----14----14----------------|G|-------------------------16-------16----16----16/-18~--(18)\-|D|-------------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
End Solo Play Riff 3
Solo (Mustaine)e|----------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------14----16p14-------------|A|-------14h15p14----14h15h16----16-------16p15p14----|E|-14-17----------17-------------------------------17-|
e|----------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------14----16p14-------------|D|-------14h15p14----14h15h16----16-------16p15p14----|A|-14h16----------16-------------------------------16-|E|----------------------------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------------14-14----14----|B|----------------------------14----17-14-------17----17-|G|-------14h16p14----14h16h17----17----------------------|D|-14h16----------16-------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------|
e|-20p18p14-18p17p14-------------------|B|-------------------19p17p14-17p16p14-|G|-------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------|B|-19p17p14-----------------------------|G|----------17p16p14--------------------|D|-------------------17p16p14-----------|A|----------------------------16p14-----|E|----------------------------------16~-|
End Solo
Riff 4 (Solo Rhythm) x3e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|-------------------------|A|-6----6----------5-4-0-7-|E|-4----4----5-4-2-------5-|
* * * * * *e|--------------------|B|--------------------|G|--------------------|D|--------------------|A|-6----6------8----7-|E|-4----4----x-6--x-5-|
Solo (Drover)e|-----------------------------------------|B|-------19~~----------------16------------|G|-18b20---------18b19r18-16----18-17-16~~-|D|-----------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------|
e|-----------16-------------16----------16----------|B|-19-19b20-----19p16-19b20----19p16h19----19p16h19-|G|--------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------|
e|-16----------16---------19b21~~--16-------------|B|----19p16h19----19p16-x-------------19b21~------|G|------------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------16\-|
End Solo
Riff 5 (Solo Rhythm) x3e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|-------------------------|A|-8----8----------7-6-0-9-|E|-6----6----7-6-4-------7-|
* * * * * *e|--------------------|B|--------------------|G|--------------------|D|--------------------|A|-8----8------8----7-|E|-6----6----x-6--x-5-|
Solo (Mustaine)e|----------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------6-|D|------------------8--6----------6-7-----|A|------8-6-7-8-6h8-8--6----6-7-8-----8---|E|-X\\------------------------------------|
e|-----------------18-----18-----18----| The last notes here are playedB|--------------------18-----18-----18-| while diving with the trem. bar.G|-8--6--8b10~~--------\------------/--| So start diving on the b18 noteD|----------------------\==========/---| and keep a steady dive until lastA|-------------------------------------| note where you dive down a lot.E|-------------------------------------|
End Solo
Riff 6e|-----------------------|B|-----------------------|G|-----------------------|D|-----------------------| -----|A|-4----4----------------| |E|-2----2----x-3-2-0-2-0-| |
* * * * |--> Play 3xe|--------------------| |B|--------------------| |G|--------------------| --------|D|--------------------|A|-7----7-----------7-|E|-5----5----x-2--x-5-|
e|-----------------------|B|-----------------------|G|-----------------------|D|-4----4----------------|A|-2----2----------------|E|-----------x-3-2-0-2-0-|
* * * *e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|D|-7----7--------------9--9-----------|A|-5----5------8----7--7--7-----------|E|-----------x-6--x-5--------00000000-| ********
Riff 7 (Solo Rhythm) x3e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|---------------------------------|A|---------------------------------|E|-2-2-2-0-5-2--2/-8-8-8-8-5-5-7-5-|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *e|------------------------|B|------------------------|G|------------------------|D|------------------------|A|----------------2--4/5--|E|-2-2-2-0-5-2----0--2/3--| * * * * * *
Solo (Mustaine)e|------------------------|B|-17---------------------|G|-16b18----14------------|D|-------------16~--------|A|------------------------|E|--------------------X\\-|
e|-------14--------------------------------------|B|----14----17p14-------14-----------------------|G|-16-------------16b17----17-16p14----16----14~-|D|----------------------------------16----16-----|A|-----------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------|G|-------14-16p14----14-----------------------------|D|-14-16----------16----16p15p14----14--------------|A|-------------------------------16----16p14--------|E|-------------------------------------------17-14~-|
The first three notes lightly ring into the last note for thesediminished groups. So hold the first three notes and strike themusing a downstroke, then upstroke the e17.e|-------14-17----------14-17--------14-17--------14-17-|B|----16-------------16-----------16-----------16-------|G|-17-------------17-----------17-----------17----------|D|------------------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------|B|-19-17-14-14-14-14-19-17-14-14-14-14-|G|-------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------|B|-20-18-15-15-15-15-20-18-15-15-15-15-|G|-------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------|B|-21-19-16-16-16-16-21-19-16-16-16-16-|G|-------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------------------|B|-22-20-17-17-17-17-22-20-17-17-17-17-21----(21)\-|G|-------------------------------------20----(20)\-|D|-------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------|
End Solo
Riff 8 (Solo Rhythm)e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|--------------------------------|A|--------------x-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-|E|-4-4-4-4-7-4--------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * *e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|--------------------------------|A|--------------x-4h5---4---------|E|-4-4-4-4-7-4--------7---5h7-4h5-|
* * * * * *e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|--------------------------------|A|--------------x-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-|E|-4-4-4-4-7-4--------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * *e|------------------------|B|------------------------|G|------------------------|D|------------------------|A|------------------------|E|-4-4-4-4-7-4--1//-11\\--| * * * * * *
Play Riff 7 Solo Rhythm
Solo (Drover)e|---------------22----19----------|B|-19b21--{19}~-----21----21-------|G|---------------------------20\16-|D|---------------------------------|A|---------------------------------|E|---------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------|G|----18----16----------------------------|D|-18----18----18-16----16-------------16-|A|-------------------18----18-17-16-15-15-|E|----------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------7----------------|G|----------------------6h7h9---9p7p6-----8/16-|D|-(16)----16~----6h7h9---------------9p7------|A|-(15)----15~---------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------|
e|------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------14----14----14------|G|-16b18----{16}-{16}-{16}-(18)r16-----17----16----14~--|D|------------------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------|B|----------14----------------14-------|G|-14-16-17----17-16-14-16-17----17-16-|D|-------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------|
e|----------------------------14----------------14----|B|----------14-16-17-14-16-17----17-16-14-16-17----17-|G|-14-16-17-------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------|
e|----------15-------------16-17-19b21~--(21)r19p17----17-14~--(14)\-|B|-14-16-17----17-16-17-19--------------------------19---------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
End Solo
Riff 9 (Out chorus and solo rhythm)e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|---------------------------|A|-4--------4-------3--2-2-0-|E|-2----0-5-2----0-----------|
* * *e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|---------------------------|A|-4--------4------3~--2-2-0-|E|-2----0-5-2----0-----------|
* * *e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-------------------------4-x-|A|-4--------4------3p0-2p0-----|E|-2----0-5-2----0-------------|
* * *e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-4h5p4-2-4p2-----2---------------|A|-------------4p3---4-3-2-x-x-x-x-|E|-------------------------x-x-x-x-|
e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|---------------------------|A|-4--------4-------3--2-2-0-|E|-2----0-5-2----0-----------|
* * *e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|---------------------------|A|-4--------4------3~--2-2-0-|E|-2----0-5-2----0-----------|
* * *e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|---------------------------|A|-4--------4------3p0-2-2-0-|E|-2----0-5-2----0-----------|
* * *e|-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|G|-----------------2h4p2---2-4-5p4p2-------|D|-4h5-2-4---2-----------4-----------5p4p2-|A|---------5---4h5-------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------|
Repeat above, end with:e|------|B|------|G|------|D|------|A|--4\--|E|--2\--|
Ending Solos:
Solo (Mustaine)e|-------------------|B|-------------------|G|--4b6-4--2--4--2~--|D|---------------a---|A|-------------------|E|-------------------|
End Solo
Solo (Drover)e|----14-19----14-19----14-19----14----------|B|-17-------17-------17-------17----17-14----|G|----------------------------------------17-|D|-------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------|
e|-14-----------17-16-14----14---------------------------------|B|-----------------------17----17-14----14---------------------|G|----17-16-14-----------------------17----17-16-14------------|D|--------------------------------------------------16~--(16)\-|A|-------------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
End Solo
Solo (Mustaine)e|-17-14----14-14-14-19-14----14-14-14-|B|-------17----------------17----------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------|
e|-17-14----14-14-14-19-14----14-14-14---------------|B|-------17----------------17----------17b19~--(17)\-|G|---------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------|
End Solo
Solo (Drover)e|---------------------|B|---------------------|G|-16b18-16-14-16-14~~-|D|---------------------|A|---------------------|E|---------------------|
e|----------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------|G|-16p14----14-16h17p16p14----------------------|D|-------16----------------17-16-14-16~~--(16)\-|A|----------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------|
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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