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Blessed Are The Dead Tabs

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                Megadeth:  Blessed Are The Dead

                Jordan Baker



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Tuning: Standard

Intro
e|---------------------------|
B|------------------------5--|
G|------------------------4--|
D|-------9----------------2--|
A|-5p0---7----------------2--|
E|-----0------------------0--|

e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------9--------------5--|
A|-5p0---7--------5p0---3--|
E|-----0--------------0----|

e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------2-----------------|
A|-5p0---0--------5p0---2--|
E|-----0--------------0-0--|


NOTE: The best way to see how this riff is arranged is to
view the PDF or Powertab file as the timing is important.
Basically Guitar 1 holds the chords longer than Guitar 2,
then towards the end they alternate playing until they
finally both play the same thing.

Riff 1
Guitar 1                  x2
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------9-------(9)-------|
A|-5p0---7-------(7)-------|
E|-----0-------------------|

e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------9--------------9--|
A|-5p0---7--------5p0---7--|
E|-----0--------------0----|

e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|-------9----------9--|
A|-5p0---7----5p0---7--|
E|-----0----------0----|

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------9--------------9--------------|
A|-5p0---7--------5p0---7----------5-3-|
E|-----0------0-0-----0----0-0-0-0-3-1-|
              * *          * * * *

Guitar 2
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------9--------------5--| -----|
A|-5p0---7--------5p0---3--|      |
E|-----0--------------0----|      |
                                  |
e|-------------------------|      |--> Play 2x
B|-------------------------|      |
G|-------------------------|      |
D|-------2-----------------| -----|
A|-5p0---0--------5p0---2--|
E|-----0--------------0-0--|
                      x2
e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|---------------------|
A|-5p0---2----5p0---2--|
E|-----0-0--------0-0--|

e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|-------9----------9--|
A|-5p0---7----5p0---7--|
E|-----0----------0----|

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------9--------------9--------------|
A|-5p0---7--------5p0---7----------5-3-|
E|-----0------0-0-----0----0-0-0-0-3-1-|
              * *          * * * *


Riff 2
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|-4------2-x-5-x-3-4------2-5-3-|
E|-2--2-2-0-x-3-x-1-2--2-2-0-3-1-|
      * *              * *
  "The doctrine..."
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|-4------2-x-5-x-3-4------/5p0---|
E|-2--2-2-0-x-3-x-1-2--2-2------0-|
      * *              * *
  "Nation will rise..."


Riff 3 (On second verse, the last three           )
       (E5 chords become just single a|-7-| notes.)
Guitar 1
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-9--------------9--------------|
A|-7--------5p0---7--------5p0---|
E|----0-000-----0----0-000-----0-|
      * ***          * ***
                 "wash me in..."
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-9--------------9----------------|
A|-7--------5p0---7--------5p0-0-3-|
E|----0-000-----0----0-000---------|
      * ***          * ***
   "..let me be..."

Guitar 2
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|-2--------5p0---2--------5p0---|
E|-0--0-000-----0-0--0-000-----0-|
      * ***          * ***
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-2--------5p0---2--------5p0-0-3-|
E|-0--0-000-----0-0--0-000---------|
      * ***          * ***


Riff 4
Guitar 1                         x3
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|--------------5-3--5-3-2--------|
E|-/5~--5~--3-5-------------3-0-3-|
                            * * *
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|--------------5-3--5-3-4--5--6-|
E|-/5~--5~--3-5------------------|

Guitar 2                         x2
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|--------------5-3--5-3-2--------|
E|-/5~--5~--3-5-------------3-0-3-|
                            * * *
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|--------------8-7--8-7-5--------|
E|-/8~--8~--7-8-------------7-3-7-|
                            * * *
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|--------------8-7--8-7-4--5--6-|
E|-/8~--8~--7-8------------------|


Riff 5
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|-7--------5p0---2--------5p0---|
E|----0-000-----0-0--0-000-----0-|
      * ***          * ***
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|-7--8-7---7-5---2--------5p0---|
E|-5--6-5-0-5-3-0-0--0-000-----0-|
          *     *    * ***
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|-7--------5p0---2--------5p0---|
E|----0-000-----0-0--0-000-----0-|
      * ***          * ***
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------9-|
A|-7--8-7---7-5---2--------5p0---7---7-|
E|-5--6-5-0-5-3-0-0--0-000-----0---0---|
          *     *    * ***         *

Play Riff 1  but leave off the very first part,
             and ending is just:
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------9--------------9--------------|
A|-5p0---7--------5p0---7----------5-3-|
E|-----0------0-0-----0----0-0-0-0-3-1-|
              * *          * * * *

Play Riff 2
Play Riff 3
Play Riff 4
Play Riff 5
Use this for the ending to Riff 5:
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|-7--8-7---7-5---2----------5-3-|
E|-5--6-5-0-5-3-0-0--0-000-0-3-1-|
          *     *    * *** *


Riff 6 (Solo Rhythm)
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|-4------2-x-5-x-3-4------2-5-3-|
E|-2--2-2-0-x-3-x-1-2--2-2-0-3-1-|
      * *              * *
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|-4------2-x-5-x-3-4------5-4---|
E|-2--2-2-0-x-3-x-1-2--2-2-3-2-0-|
      * *              * * * * *
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-9-----------------------------|
A|-7--------5p0---2--------5p0---|
E|----0-000-----0-0--0-000-----0-|
      * ***          * ***
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-----------------------|
A|-7--8-7---7-5---2------|
E|-5--6-5-0-5-3-0-0----0-|
          *     *

Solo (Drover)
e|------------------14h16p14----14-------14-16----14-16-17-|
B|-17b19r17-17b19~-----------17----16h17-------17----------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

e|-21----(21)b22r21~----------|
B|----------------------12/21-|
G|----------------------------|
D|----------------------------|
A|----------------------------|
E|----------------------------|

e|-19----19\17----17\16----16----------------------|
B|----21-------19-------17----17\16-14-16----16\15-|
G|----------------------------------------17-------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----15\14----14p12----------------14--------------------------|
G|-16-------16-------14----14-15h16----16-14-16-14-13~--(13)d12-|
D|----------------------16--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|

End Solo


Riff 7 (Play 2x)
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|-6-5-3-0-5-0-6-5-3-0-5-0-6-5-3-0-|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------5-5-5-|
A|-------------------------3-3-3-|
E|-6-5-3-0-5-0-6-5-3-0-5-0-------|
   * * * * * * * * * * * *

Riff 8 (Solo Rhythm)
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|-7h9-7----------9-10-9~-7-------------7/8-|
E|-------777-0-00------------000-3-0--0-5/6-|
         ***   **            *** * *  *
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|-7h9-7----------9-10-9~-7-------------7/8-|
E|-------888-0-00------------000-3-0--0-5/6-|
         ***   **            *** * *  *
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|-7h9-7----------9-10-9~-7-------------7/8-|
E|-------999-0-00------------000-3-0--0-5/6-|
         ***   **            *** * *  *
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|-7h9-7----------9-10-9~-7-----------------|
E|-------888-0-00------------000-6530-5650--|
         ***   **            *** **** ****


Solo (Mustaine, starts with pick slide)
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-7---------5---------7---5---|
A|---7--7--7---7--7--7---7---7-|
E|-----------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|-5---------7---------8---9---10---(10)\-|
A|---7--7--7---7--7--7---7---7--7----(7)\-|
E|----------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-14h15p14p12-14p12----12-15p12----14p12----15p12-|
D|-------------------14----------14-------14-------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|-14~----14~----14~----[14]17\-|
D|---------a------a-------------|
A|------------------------------|
E|------------------------------|

e|-------2--------5----------8-----------11-|
B|-----4--------7---------10----------13----|
G|-2h5------5h8------8h11-------11h14-------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------|
B|--------------------14----(14)b15-|
G|-16-13--------12h14-14----(14)b15-|
D|-------14~------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------|
D|-x-14--13-13--12-12-----------------------------------|
A|---------------------14-14--13-13-12------------------|
E|--------------------------------------15-12~----(12)\-|

End Solo

Solo (Drover)
e|-------------|
B|-------------|
G|-5------5/14-|
D|-5-----------|
A|-------------|
E|----12\------|

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-1717----------1818----------1717----------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|------14141414------14141414------14141414-|
A|-------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------|
B|-1515----------------------------------|
G|---------------1717------1616------17~-|
D|------14141414------1414------1414-----|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------14-------|
A|----------14-16-17-14-16-17----17-16-|
E|-14-15-17----------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------14----------14-16-18~-|
D|----------14-16-17-14-16-17----17-16-17-----------|
A|-14-16-17-----------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-18p16----16-18p16-18p16----16\14----16----14\12-14~-|
D|-------18----------------18-------16----16-----------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------|
B|-------17-19-19b20~-(19)p17----17------------|
G|-16-17----------------------17----16~--(16)\-|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|

e|-------10h12h14p12----------------------------|
B|-12h13-------------13p10-12h13p12-10----------|
G|-------------------------------------12-11h12-|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-10-12h13p12p10--------------------------|
G|----------------13p12p10\7h9h10p9p7---9~-|
D|------------------------------------9----|
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------|

End Solo


Ending:
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-9--------9-9-9-12--------12-12-12-|
A|-7--------7-7-7-10--------10-10-10-|
E|-----------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-5--------7-7-7-2---------4-4-4----|
A|-3--------5-5-5-0---------2-2-2-2--|
E|--------------------------------0--|



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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