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Metallica, Mercyful Fate Medley Tabs (ver.1)

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Mercyful Fate Medley Tabs (ver.1)

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                Mercyful Fate
written by Mercyful Fate (medley written by Hetfield and Ulrich)
as performed by Metallica on Garage Inc


tune all guitars down 1/2 step
1)
Gb--------------------------------------------------------------------
Db------4pX-------4pX-------4pX-----5------4pX-------4pX-------4pX-4-2
Ab-----------------------------------------------------------------2-0
Eb--0-2-----2-0-2-----2-0-2-----2~3~---0-2-----2-0-2-----2-0-2--------
intro of "Satan's Fall"
To get the 4pX part to sound right, I leave my index (1st) finger across
every string (but not fretting any notes except on the low E) like a regular
barre chord so it mutes the D string.


2)
Gb----------------------
Db--4-4-5-5--5--5--5-5-4
Ab--2-2-3-5--5--5--5-5-4
Eb--------3--3--3--3-3-2
"Bringing the blood"


3a)
Gb----------5-----------5---7-7~
Db--5h7-----5-----7-----5---7-7~
Ab--0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0---0-----
Eb------------------------------

3b)
Gb----------5-----------5---5-4
Db--5h7-----5-----7-----5---5-4
Ab--0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0---0----
Eb-----------------------------

3c)
Gb----------5-----------5---7-7~7p5-----------5-------0-----0----
Db--5h7-5h7-5-7---7-----5---7-7~7p5---7-------5-----2-----0------
Ab--0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0---0---------7-0-0-0-0---0-3-----2-------2
Eb------------------------------------------------------------3--
intro to "Curse of the Pharaohs" (0:40)


4a)James
eb-------------------------------------
Bb-------------------------------------
Gb------7-5-------------4-5h7p5h7p5h7p5
Db------7-5-7-----7-----4--------------
Ab--0-0-----0-0-0-0-0-0----------------
Eb-------------------------------------
   pm..       ...   ...

4b)Kirk
eb-------------------------------------
Bb------------------------5h6p5h6p5h6p5
Gb------7-5-------------4--------------
Db------7-5-7-----7-----4--------------
Ab--0-0-----0-0-0-0-0-0----------------
Eb-------------------------------------
   pm..       ...   ...


5a)
Gb------------------------------------------------------------
Db----4------------------------------------------------4-2-5-7
Ab----4------------------------------------------------4-2-5-7
Eb--0h2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2-0-3-5
      pm............................................

5b)
Gb------------------------------------------------------
Db--4------------------------------------------------2-2
Ab--4------------------------------------------------2-2
Eb--2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-0-0
      pm............................................
"Crying out in Egypt..."
a and b are played back to back alternately


6)
Gb-------------------------2-------------4----------------6----
Db--4-2-5-6----------------2-------------4----------------6----
Ab--4-2-5-6----------------0-0-0--0-0-0--2--2-2-2--2-2-2--4--\\
Eb--2-0-3-4--4-4-4--4-4-4------------------------------------\\
"Don't touch            steal          unless            kill"


7)
Gb--------2-------------2-----------2---------------2   -6--9--8
Db--4-2-4-2-4-5-4-------2-2---4-2-4-2-4-7-6-------2-2   -6--9--8
Ab--4-2-4-0-4-3-2-3-2-0-0-2---4-2-4-0-4-5-4-5-4-2-2-0   -4--7--6
Eb--2-0-2---2-------------0---2-0-2---2-----------0--   --------
"You've been hexed                              on you" (2nd time)


8)
Gb---------------------------
Db--2-4---4-5-----7-4-----9-7
Ab--2-4---4-5-----7-4-----9-7
Eb--0-2-0-2-3-0-0-5-2-0-0-7-5
       pm     ...     ...
pre solo


9)
Gb---------------------------4-4-4
Db---------------------------4-4-4
Ab--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--2-2-2
Eb--------------------------------
   pm......................
solo riff


10)
Gb--7\4-----9\4-----10\4-----9\4       -------------------------------
Db--7\4-----9\4-----10\4-----9\4 twice ---7\4-----9\4-----10\4-----9\4
Ab--5\2-0-0-7\2-0-0-8-\2-0-0-7\2       ---7\4-----9\4-----10\4-----9\4
Eb------------------------------       ---5\2-0-0-7\2-0-0-8-\2-0-0-7\2


11a)
Gb--9--7--7-6-5-4------------------------------------------------4-2-5-7
Db--9--7--7-6-5-4------------------------------------------------4-2-5-7
Ab--7--5--5-4-3-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2-0-3-5
Eb----------------------------------------------------------------------
                  pm............................................

11b)
Gb---------------------------------------------------
Db------------------------------------------------2-2
Ab--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2-2
Eb------------------------------------------------0-0
   pm............................................
right before going back into the verse (riff 5)


12)
Gb--5--4--5--7--4--5--3--4
Db--5--4--5--7--4--5--3--4
Ab--3--2--3--5--2--3--1--2
Eb------------------------


13a)
eb-------------------------------------------------------------
Bb-------------------------------------------------------------
Gb------------5--------7--7-5-7-5-------------5-------------5--
Db------7p5---5--7p5---7--7-5-7-5-------7p5---5-7p5---5-----5-5
Ab--0-0-----7--------7--------------0-0-----7-------7-5-0-0---5
Eb-------------------------------------------------------------

13b)
eb--------------------------------------------------------------------------
Bb--------------------------------------------------------------------------
Gb------------5--------7--7-5-7-5---7p5---5------------------------------7-7
Db------7p5---5--7p5---7--7-5-7-5-------7---7p5-7p5---5------------------7-7
Ab--0-0-----7--------7------------------------------7---7p5-7p5---5------5-5
Eb--------------------------------------------------------------8---8p5-----
intro to "A Corpse Without Soul" (3:53)
It's all one riff, but after the first time, only 13a) is played.


14)
eb------------------------------------------------------------
Bb------------------------------------------------------------
Gb------------5---------------------------------5----------5--
Db------7p5---5----7p5------7p5-5---------7p5---5-7p5---5--5-5
Ab--0-0-----7---7-------0-0-----5-7---0-0-----7-------7-5----5
Eb------------------------------------------------------------
   pm..                 ...
"Listen.. yeah yeah.. I'm a corpse"


15)
Gb--7---7-5-4-5---5/7
Db--7---7-5-4-5---5/7
Ab--5---5-3-2-3---3/5
Eb-------------------
       pm......
"He took it on me"


16)
eb---------------------------------------------------
Bb---------------------------------------------------
Gb------------5--10--12-12~~----------5-----------5--
Db------7p5---5--10--12-12~~----7p5---5-7p5-------5-5
Ab--0-0-----7---------------0-0-----7-------7-\\\-3-5
Eb--------------------------------------------\\\---3
   pm..                     ...


17)
Gb--7-5-4--5-4-2--4-2----2------2
Db--7-5-4--5-4-2--4-2-5--2-5-4--2
Ab--5-3-2--3-2-0--2-0-5--0-5-4--0
Eb--------------------3----3-2---
pm............................
The stuttering sound on the song comes from turning the neck pickup volume off and using
the switch to go from the bridge position to the mid position.


18a) Kirk
eb-----------8----8-7~~~8--12--10~~h12p10h12p10
Bb--10~~8-10---10------------------------------
Gb---------------------------------------------
Db---------------------------------------------
Ab---------------------------------------------
Eb---------------------------------------------

18b) James
Gb------------------5---------5-5-5-----4-----4---5--5-7
Db--7-----7-----5-7-5-7---7---5-5-4-----5-----5---3--5-7
Ab--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0---------0-0---0-0---0----3-5
Eb------------------------------------------------------
     pm..   ...         .           ...   ...
intro to "Into the Coven" (5:23)
"Howl like a wolf..."


19)
Gb--10-7-7-7--7-8--10-7-7-7--7-8-9-10
Db--10-7-7-7--7-8--10-7-7-7--7-8-9-10
Ab--8--5-5-5--5-6--8--5-5-5--5-6-7-8-
Eb-----------------------------------


20a)                               20b)             20c)before going back into riff 18b
Gb-------------------------------   -------------    -2-2--2--
Db-------------------------------   -------------    -2-2--2-2
Ab--4-----------------------5-5-4   ------0-2-3-2    -0-0--0-2
Eb--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-2   --2-3-------0    --------0
     pm....................
"Yeah come come into my coven"       (after the first coven)


21) 7:11
Gb--5-5-5--5-5--5-5-5----
Db--5-5-5--5-5--5-5-5-5-4
Ab--3-3-3--3-3--3-3-3-5-4
Eb--------------------3-2
intro to "Evil"


22)
Gb--9--9/12\9--9/12\9--9/12\9--9/12--7-9-7-9
Db--9--9/12\9--9/12\9--9/12\9--9/12--7-9-7-9
Ab--7--7/10\7--7/10\7--7/10\7--7/10--5-7-5-7
Eb-----------------------------------0-0-0-0
                                    pm.......

23)
Gb--4----------------2-4-7-4
Db--4----------------2-4-7-4
Ab--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-2-5-2
Eb--------------------------
      pm............
"I was born in a cemetary"


24a)                           24b)before going back into riff 22
Gb------------------2-4-7-4    ------------------2-4-7-4--2-------
Db------------------2-4-7-4    ------------------2-4-7-4--2-------
Ab------------------0-2-5-2    ------------------0-2-5-2--0-5--5\4
Eb--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--------    --3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------------3--3\2
"Raised from my grave..."


25a)
Gb--------------------------------7-5----------------------------
Db--4-----------------------------7-5----------------------------
Ab--4-----------------------------5-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3
Eb--2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--------------------------------

25b) continued
Gb--4-2------------------------------4-5-6---------------------
Db--4-2------------------------------4-5-6---------------------
Ab--2-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--2-3-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4
Eb-------------------------------------------------------------
"You know, my only pleasure..."


26)
Gb-------------------------------------
Db--7--7/10\7--7/10\7--7/10\7--5-7-5-7
Ab--7--7/10\7--7/10\7--7/10\7--5-7-5-7
Eb--5--5/8-\5--5/8-\5--5/8-\5--3-5-3-5
mid-solo


27)
Gb--------------------------5-------------7--5----------
Db--7-7-5-7---7--5--5-5---3-5---7-7-5-7---7--5--5-5--3-3
Ab--7-7-5-7---5--3--5-5---3-3---7-7-5-7---5--3--5-5--3-3
Eb--5-5-3-5-0-------3-3-0-1-----5-5-3-5-0-------3-3--1-1
                   pm......                     ...  ...
"And when you're down..." (9:10)


28a) Kirk
Gb--------------------7--9--10-----
Db--3-3-----5---7-7-------------7-5
Ab--3-3-----3---7-7---5--7--8---5-3
Eb--1-1---0---0-5-5----------------

28b) James
Gb--------------------7--5--3---7-5
Db--3-3-----5---7-7---7--5--3---7-5
Ab--3-3-----3---7-7---5--3--1---5-3
Eb--1-1---0---0-5-5----------------
                     "You gotta say goodbye"


29)
Gb--2-------3----3----3-3---------------------
Db--2--5--3-3--3-3--3-3-3--8-6-8--8-6-8--8-6-8
Ab--0--5--3-1--3-1--3-1-1--8-6-8--8-6-8--8-6-8
Eb-----3--1----1----1------6-4-6--6-4-6--6-4-6
during the bass part


30)
Gb-----------------------------------------------
Db-------------------------------------------4--2
Ab--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--2--0
Eb-----------------------------------------------
solo

back to riff 1
            
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