Metallica - Battery tab

------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------- Metallica ----------------------------------|Battery------- BATTERY by Metallica From the album "Master of Puppets"
Tab by: Nekezh™ Email: sominics@yahoo.com
Acoustic Riff 1e-|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|B-|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|G-|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|D-|--3--2-----------2-(2)-------------|--2-----------0--0-(0)-----------------|A-|--2--------------0-(0)-------------|--0--------------5-(5)-----------------|E-|--0--------------1-(1)-------------|--2--------------3-(3)-----------------|
Acoustic Riff 2e-|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|B-|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|G-|--4--5--------4-----------4--5-----|--4--5--------------------5--4---------|D-|--------7--------------------------|--------7-----5------------------------|A-|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|E-|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
Acoustic Riff 2be-|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|B-|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|G-|--4--5--------4-h5-p4-----4--5-----|--4--5--------------------5--4---------|D-|--------7--------------------------|--------7-----5------------------------|A-|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|E-|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
Start with Acoustic Riff 1 once and then while that keeps playing Gtr II plays Riff 2 Riff 2b Riff2 Riff2 Then the electrics come crashing in:-
E5 E5 E5 F5 Gmaj7 G5e-|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|B-|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|G-|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|D-|--2-----------------2--2--3--------|--5-----------------5--5--5------------|A-|--2-----------------2--2--3--------|--5-----------------5--5--5------------|E-|--0-----------------0--0--1--------|--2-----------------2--2--3------------|
While 2 other electrics play Riffs 2 and 2b This continues for several bars and then
E5 B5 G5 F#/Ebe-|-----------------------------------|B-|-----------------------------------|G-|--------4--------------------------|D-|--2-----4-----5-----4--------------|A-|--2-----2-----5-----6--------------|E-|--0-----------3--------------------|
Verse:Riff 3 Bb5 A5 Em F#/Ebe-|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|B-|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|G-|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|D-|-----------------------------8--8--7--|-----------------------------5--5--4-|A-|-----------------------------8--8--7--|-----------------------------7--7--6-|E-|--0-----0--0--0-----0--0--0--6--6--5--|--0-----0--0--0-----0--0--0----------| ---t--- ---t--- ---t--- ---t-------------|
Em Bb5 A5 F#5 G5 Ab5e-|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|B-|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|G-|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|D-|--5--------------------------8--8--7--|--4-----5-----5-----6----------------|A-|--7--------------------------8--8--7--|--4-----5-----5-----6----------------|E-|--------0--0--0-----0--0--0--6--6--5--|--2-----3-----3-----4----------------| ---t--- ---t----------------------------------------------------|
Play this twice but on the second time at the % play this A#5 A5 A5 A5e-|--------------------------------------|B-|--------------------------------------|G-|--------------------------------------|D-|--8--------7--------7--------7--------|A-|--8--------7--------7--------7--------|E-|--6--------5--------5--------5--------|
Then Fill 1 and into the verse
Fill 1 E5 G5 A5 F5 F5 F#/Eb??e-|--------------------------------------|B-|--------------------------------------|G-|--------------------------------------|D-|-----2-----5-----7--------------4-----|A-|-----2-----5-----7--------3--3--6-----|E-|-----0-----3-----5--------1--1--------|
Riff 3e-|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|B-|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|G-|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|D-|-----------------------------8--8--7--|-----------------------------5--5--4-|A-|-----------------------------8--8--7--|-----------------------------7--7--6-|E-|--0-----0--0--0-----0--0--0--6--6--5--|--0-----0--0--0-----0--0--0----------| ---t--- ---t--- ---t--- ---t-------------| Lashing out the action Returning the reaction
e-|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|B-|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|G-|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|D-|--4--------------------------8--8--7--|--4-----5-----5-----6----------------|A-|--6--------------------------8--8--7--|--4-----5-----5-----6----------------|E-|--------0--0--0-----0--0--0--6--6--5--|--2-----3-----3-----4----------------| ---t--- ---t----------------------------------------------------| Weak are ripped and torn away
Lashing out the action, returning the reaction Weak are ripped and torn away Hipnotizing power, crushing all that cower Battery is here to stay With Fill 1 E5 C5 Smashing through the boundrys, lunacy has found me F5 F5 F#/Eb Cannot stop the battery Riff 3 With Fill 1 E5 C5 Pounding out agression, turned into obsession F5 F5 F#/Eb Cannot stop the battery Riff 3 (first 2 bars) E5 B5 G5 F#/Eb Cannot kill the family, battery has grounded me Riff 3 (first 3 bars)| | Bb5 F5 E5 | Play this several Bat-ter-y | times and then back to the next verse
Outro: Repeat lots Last timee-|--------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|B-|--------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|G-|--3--4--3--4--3-----------|--3--4--3--4--3--4--3--4-------------------------|D-|--3--4--3--4--3--4--3-----|--3--4--3--4--3--4--3--4--------4--3--3--3--3--2-|A-|--1--2--1--2--1--4--3-----|--1--2--1--2--1--2--1--2--------4--3--3--3--3--2-|E-|-----------------2--1-----|--------------------------------2--1--1--1--1--0-|
verses Crushing all decievers, mashing non-believers Never ending potency Hungry violence seeker, feeding off the weaker Breeding on insanity Chorus Circle of destruction, hammer comes crushing Powerhouse of energy Whipping up a fury, dominating flurry We create the battery Chorus I think this is pretty close. I'm not sure about the names of the funny chords though (marked ??) I'm not too hot on theory!! :) Corrections/Abuse :- clifford.veighey@st-hughs.ox.ac.uk ------------------------------- Metallica ---------------------------------- Master Of Puppets ----------------- Tab symbols used: p - pull off h - hammer on ) )\ / or \ - slide / - bend / \ - bend and release vib - vibrato x - rake
E5 D5 Db5 C N.C.(Em) PM..............e |----------------|---------------|---------------|----------------|B |----------------|---------------|---------------|----------------|G |9---------------|7---6---5------|---------------|.---------------|D |9---------------|7---6---5------|---------------|.---------------|A |7---------------|5---4---3------|---------------|-----7-----6----|E |0---------------|---------------|---------------|-0-0---0-0---0-0|
D Db C N.C.(Em) Play 4 times PM.............................e |-----------------|---------------|-----------------|B |7---6---5--------|---------------|-----------------|G |7---6---5--------|---------------|----------------.|D |7---6---5--------|---------------|----------------.|A |5---4---3--------|---------------|-----------------|E |-----------------|0-0-7-0-0-6-0-0|5-0-4-0-3-0-2-0--|
N.C. PM...............................................e |-----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------|B |-----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------|G |.----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------.|D |.----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------.|A |-----2-----3-----|4-----3-----2-2-|----2-----3-----|5\4---5\4---5\4--|E |-0-1---0-1---0-1-|--0-1---0-1-----|0-1---0-1---1-0-|3\2-0-3\2-0-3\2--|
RhyFig0 N.C. B5 PM.............................................................e |-----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|B |-----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|G |.----------------|----------------|----------------|------------4---|D |.----------------|----------------|----------------|------------4---|A |-----2-----3-----|4-----3-----2-2-|----2-----3-----|4-----3-----2---|E |-0-1---0-1---0-1-|--0-1---0-1-----|0-1---0-1---0-1-|--0-1---1-0-----|
N.C. PM...............................................e |----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------|B |----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------|G |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------.|D |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------.|A |----2-----3-----|4-----3-----2-2-|----2-----3-----|5\4---5\4---5\4--|E |0-1---0-1---0-1-|--0-1---0-1-----|0-1---0-1---1-0-|3\2-0-3\2-0-3\2--|
end RhyFig0 RhyFig1 E5 N.C.(Em) w/ Fill 1 PM..............e |----------------|---------------|---------------|-----------------|B |----------------|---------------|---------------|-----------------|G |----------------|---------------|---------------|.----------------|D |----------------|2--------------|---------------|.----------------|A |5\4---5\4---5\4-|2--------------|---------------|-----------------|E |3\2-0-3\2-0-3\2-|0--------------|---------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
end RhyFig1 PM PM.................e |----------------|----------------|-----------|B |----------------|----------------|-----------|G |----------------|----------------|----------.|D |----------------|----------------|----------.|A |--5/7---8\7-5/7-|----------------|--5/7-5/7--|E |0-3/5-0-6\5-3/5-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|0-3/5-3/5--|
/ Fill 1 PM...........................vibe |----------------|----------------|----|B |----------------|----------------|----|G |----------------|----------------|----|D |----8-----8-----|8-----8-----8===|====|A |--7-----7-----7-|----7-----7-----|----|E |0-----0-----0---|--0-----0-------|----|
\ **** 1st,2nd,3rd verses: Repeat RhyFig1 4 times, then ->
RhyFig1A N.C.(F#m) PM................. PM.................e |-----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------|B |-----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------|G |.----------------|----------------|----------------|----------.|D |.----------------|--4-4---5\4-4-4-|----------------|--4---4---.|A |-----------------|--0-2---3\2-0-2-|----------------|--0h2-0h2--|E |-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|2---------------|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|2----------|
end RhyFig1A PM........e |----------------|B |----------------|G |4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|D |4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|A |2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|E |----------------|
Repeat 3.75 times E5 D5 E5 C5 B5 D#5 B5 PM...... PM....... vib PM...... PM......e |-----------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|B |-----------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|G |.9-------7---9---|------------------|-----------------|--------8-------.|D |.9-------7---9---|----9-------------|--------10---9---|--------8---9---.|A |-7-------5---7---|7-9---10-9h10=====|--------10---9---|--------6---9----|E |-0-0-0-0---------|------------------|8-8-8-8-8----7---|8-8-8-8-----7----|
N.C.(B) E5 F E5 2 gtrs........ PM..e |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|B |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|G |----------------|4---4-----------|2---2-----------|4---------------|D |7-5-4---4-------|2---2-----------|3---3-----------|2---------------|A |9-7-6---6-7-6---|2---2-----------|3---3-----------|2---------------|E |----------8-7---|0---0-----------|1---1-----------|0---------0-0-0-|
G C5 B5 PM.. PM.... PM....e |--------|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------|B |--------|0---------------|----------------|----------------|--------|G |--------|0---------------|----------------|5---------------|--------|D |--------|0---------------|----------------|5---------------|4-------|A |--------|----------------|----------------|3---------0-0-0-|2-0-0-0-|E |2p0-0-0-|3---------------|----------------|----------------|--------|
A5 D C5 B PM.... PM....e |---------------|---------------|2---------------|--------|---------------|B |---------------|---------------|3---------------|--------|4--------------|G |2--------------|---------------|2---------------|--------|4--------------|D |2--------------|---------------|0---------------|5-------|4--------------|A |0--------------|---------------|----------------|3-------|2--------------|E |---------------|---------------|----------3-3-3-|--3-3-3-|---------------|
E5 D5 C E5 PM.... PM..e |----------------|--------|----------------|--------|----------------|B |----------------|--------|5---------------|--------|----------------|G |9---------------|7-------|5---------------|--------|4---4-----------|D |9---------------|7-------|5---------------|--------|2---2-----------|A |7---------------|5-------|3---------------|--------|2---2-----------|E |0---------0-0-0-|----0-0-|----------------|--------|0---0-----------|
F E5 C PM.............e |----------------|----------------|--------|----------------|B |----------------|----------------|--------|5---------------|G |2---2-----------|4---------------|--------|5---------------|D |3---3-----------|2---------------|--------|5---------------|A |3---3-----------|2---------------|--------|3---------------|E |1---1-----------|0---------0-0-0-|2p0-0-0-|----------------|
(C) E5 F
e |----------------|----------------|----------------|B |(5)-------------|----------------|----------------|G |(5)-------------|4---4-----------|2---2-----------|D |(5)-------------|2---2-----------|3---3-----------|A |(3)-------------|2---2-----------|3---3-----------|E |----------------|0---0-----------|1---1-----------|
After verse 1, play RhyFig0, then go back and play verse 2 After verse 2, pause for vocal (Master, Master...), then go to Coda 1 After verse 3, go to Coda 2 Coda 1:
RhyFig2 Em D Cadd9 Amsus2 B7 /3\e |--------|--------0h2p0----3-|------------------|-----------------|B |--------|----3--------3-----|------3---3-----0-|(0)--0-------0---|G |------0-|--2---2--------2p0-|(0)-0---0---0-----|---2-------2-----|D |----2---|0------------------|--------------2---|-----------------|A |--2-----|-------------------|-3----------------|-0-----0-2-----2-|E |0-------|-------------------|------------------|-----------------|
end RhyFig2 w/RhyFig2 (0vol<<< = volume swell from vol off) B7/D# Em 0vol<<<< 0vol<<<<<<<<<< 0vol<<<<<<<<<< 0vol<< 0vol<<< 0vol<<<<e |---------||--------|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------|B |(0)--0---||--------|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------|G |---2-----||--------|--------------|--------------|2------4------|8-------|D |-1-------||2-------|4-------------|5-------------|--------------|--------|A |---------||--------|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------|E |-------3-||--------|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------|
Rhyfig2a w/ RhyFig2 2 times Em D 2gtrse |-----19/22--19--------|20---17-------------------20---17--------|B |-20---------20---20---|22---19---19---19-19-19---22---19---19---|G |-21--------------21---|----------19---19-19-19-------------19---|D |----------------------|-----------------------------------------|A |----------------------|-----------------------------------------|E |----------------------|-----------------------------------------|
Cadd9 Amsus2
e |19---15-------------------19---15--------|17---15h17p15-14--------|B |20---17---17---17-17-17---20---17---17---|19---17h19p17-16---17---|G |----------17---17-17-17-------------17---|-------------------17---|D |-----------------------------------------|------------------------|A |-----------------------------------------|------------------------|E |-----------------------------------------|------------------------|
end B7 B7/D# RhyFig2a
e |----------14--------|14---16---17---19----|B |16---17--------17---|16---17---19---20----|G |16---17--/19---17---|---------------------|D |--------------------|---------------------|A |--------------------|---------------------|E |--------------------|---------------------|
Repeat RhyFig2a
w/ RhyFig2 2 times & Fill 1 full full Em D /----3----\-------------| Cadd9 )\ )\ vib /--3--\ / /--3--\ vib--------| / \/ \e |----------------|15------15-17-15----19-15-12h15p12|-----------|B |17---------17-19|------19---------19---------------|13-----15--|G |----------------|----------------------------------|-----------|D |----------------|----------------------------------|-----------|A |----------------|----------------------------------|-----------|E |----------------|----------------------------------|-----------|
all full bends of G string only Amsus2 B7 B7/D# Em ) ) ) vib / \/ \/ \ vibe |15-14------15-14---------------------|-------------------|-------------|B |------12---------12h15p12------------|15-----------------|-------------|G |-------------------------------12-14-|14-------p12----12-|-------------|D |-------------------------------------|-------------14----|14--------12-|A |-------------------------------------|-------------------|-------------|E |-------------------------------------|-------------------|-------------|
D Cadd9 /--3--\ vibe |------------------------------------------|------------------------------|B |------------------------------------------|------------------------------|G |12----14-12---11--------14---12---11h12p11|------------------------------|D |-------------------12---------------------|10------------9-10--------9-10|A |------------------------------------------|-----------12-----------------|E |------------------------------------------|------------------------------|
Amsus2 B7 B7/D# /---3---\ /---3---\ /--3--\------------------|e |----------------------------------15---14--|11h12p11-----------/19----|B |------------------------12-----------------|---------12---10----------|G |----------------11--12-------12------------|--------------------------|D |12--10--12--14-----------------------------|--------------------------|A |-------------------------------------------|--------------------------|E |-------------------------------------------|--------------------------|
/ Fill 2 Fill 3 Fill 4 vibe |15------------| e |--------------| e |15-----------|-14---------|B |17------------| B |17------------| B |17-----------|(17)--------|G |--------------| G |--------------| G |-------------|------------|D |--------------| D |--------------| D |-------------|------------|A |--------------| A |--------------| A |-------------|------------|E |--------------| E |--------------| E |-------------|------------|
\ Play RhyFig2a twice, with Fill 3 first time Play RhyFig2 twice, with distortion, and chord progression: E5,D5,C5,A5,B5,D#5 end RhyFig3 RhyFig3 E5 F#5 G5 F#5 G5 F#5 G5 F#5 G5 C#5 PM......................... PM................................
e |----------------|----------------|-----------------|----------------|B |----------------|----------------|-----------------|----------------|G |4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-----------------|----------------|D |2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-----------------|--------------6-|A |2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|4-4-5-4-4-4-5-4-4|4-4-5-4-4-4-5-4-|E |0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|2-2-3-2-2-2-3----|2-2-3-2-2-2-3---|
Repeat RhyFig3 once alone, then 4 times with vocals.
G F3 pick slide slidee |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|B |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|G |4---------------|(4)-------------|3---------------|----------------|D |5---------------|(5)-------------|4---------------|----------------|A |5---------------|(5)-------------|4---------------|----------------|E |3---------------|(3)-------------|2---------------|X\\\\\\-17\\\\\-|
w/ RhyFig1 4 times N.C. (Em) /--3--\ /--3--\ /--3--\ /--3--\ /--3--\ /--3--\ /--3--\ /--3--\---|e |17p12----------12-17p12----------12-|17p12----------12-15p12----------12---|B |------13-12-13----------13-12-13----|------13-12-13----------13-12-13------|G |------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|D |------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|A |------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|E |------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
/--3--\ /--3--\ /--3--\ /--3--\ /--3--\---------------------|e |17p12----------12-17p12----------12-|17p12-------12-12-15p12------|B |------13-13-12----------13-12-13----|------13-12-------------13---|G |------------------------------------|-----------------------------|D |------------------------------------|-----------------------------|A |------------------------------------|-----------------------------|E |------------------------------------|-----------------------------|
/--3--\ /--3--\ /--3--\---------------|e |----19-19-17-17-17-17-15-15-15-14-14-14-14-|17-17-17-15-15-15-14---|B |/17----------------------------------------|-----------------------|G |-------------------------------------------|-----------------------|D |-------------------------------------------|-----------------------|A |-------------------------------------------|-----------------------|E |-------------------------------------------|-----------------------|
f u l l ) ) ) / \/ \/ /--3--\ /--3--\-----------| sle |14-14-14-14------------|-------------------17h19\\---|-------------------|B |------------15---15-17-|17--------17p15p14-------\\17|15p14--------------|G |-----------------------|-----------------------------|------16-14\\\\----|D |-----------------------|-----------------------------|-------------------|A |-----------------------|-----------------------------|-------------------|E |-----------------------|-----------------------------|-------------------|
trem bar /-1-\ /---2---\
\ /\ / \ / \ /\ /\ * \3/ \1.5/ \/ \1.5/ \1.5/ \1.5e |X--------------------------|------------------------------------|B |---------------------------|------------------------------------|G |---------------------------|------------------------------2--4--|D |---------------------------|------------------------------------|A |---------------------------|------------------------------------|E |---------------------------|------------------------------------|
* This note produced by pulling string off edge of fretboard and "fretting" it against pickup.
full ) / gr vibe |------------------------|--------------|--------------------------------|B |------------------------|--------------|/15--13--12------13--12------12-|G |2--4--3--2-0h2----------|--------------|-------------14----------14-----|D |----------------4--2----|2-h4----------|--------------------------------|A |---------------------(2)|--------------|--------------------------------|E |------------------------|--------------|--------------------------------|
/--3--\e |---------------------------------|------------------------|B |------------12----12-12-12-12-12-|12-15-13-12-15-13-12-13-|G |11--12--14-----------------------|------------------------|D |---------------------------------|------------------------|A |---------------------------------|------------------------|E |---------------------------------|------------------------|
gre |12----------12-------------|14-------14-------15-15-------|B |---15-15-13----15-13h15-15-|---17-15----15-17-------17/19-|G |---------------------------|------------------------------|D |---------------------------|------------------------------|A |---------------------------|------------------------------|E |---------------------------|------------------------------|
w/ RhyFig1A N.C. (F#m) /--3--\e |17-------19-17-------17----------19-17-------|17----------19-17-------|B |---20-19-------19-19----21-19-19-------19-19-|---21-19-19-------19-19-|G |---------------------------------------------|------------------------|D |---------------------------------------------|------------------------|A |---------------------------------------------|------------------------|E |---------------------------------------------|------------------------|
all bends in next 2 ---> full full full 1.5measures on B string only ) ) ) ) / / / /e |17----------19-17-------|14--14------14--------------14--|B |---21-19-19-------19-19-|17------17------17-(17)\17------|G |------------------------|--------------------------------|D |------------------------|--------------------------------|A |------------------------|--------------------------------|E |------------------------|--------------------------------|
half full ) ) full full full full / / ) ) ) ) /---3--\ /---3--\ / / / /--3--\--------------| /e |19-p14------19-p14--14------|----14------14------14-14-14------14-14---|B |--------17----------17------|17------17------17------------17----------|G |----------------------------|------------------------------------------|D |----------------------------|------------------------------------------|A |----------------------------|------------------------------------------|E |----------------------------|------------------------------------------|
full full full full full full full full ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) / / / / / / / / e |----15------15------15------15--|----17------17------18------18--| B |18
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