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Aces High Tab

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                     *********************************
                       **** Artist: Iron Maiden ****
                     ******  Album: Powerslave  ******
                   ********   Song: Aces High   ********
               ********************************************
            *********** Video used to time this tab: ***********
         ********http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MkubJduGQA********
*****************************************************************************
*****************************************************************************
                              TRANSCRIBED BY:
                            Meatallica & Others
*****************************************************************************
*****************************************************************************
Intro [3x] 0:07 - 0:24
e||----------------|---------------|------------------|-----------------||
B||----------------|---------------|------------------|-----------------||
G||----------------|---------------|------------------|-----------------||
D||----4-6-4-7--6--|----4-6-4-7--6-|----------7--6----|----4-6-4-7--6---||
A||-7--------------|-7-------------|-4--5-7-5-------7-|-7---------------||
E||----------------|---------------|------------------|-----------------||
                                                             3

Fill [1x] 0:25 - 0:31                                      |¯¯¯|
e||----------------|---------------|------------------|-----------------||
B||----------------|---------------|------------------|-----------------||
G||----------------|---------------|------------------|-----------------||
D||----4-6-4-7--6--|----4-6-4-7--6-|----------7--6----|-----------------||
A||-7--------------|-7-------------|-4--5-7-5-------7-|-7--7-9-7------7-||
E||----------------|---------------|------------------|-----------10----||
           Play the same 4 measures, but on the last one ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^


Riff 1 [4x] 0:32 - 0:47
e||-------------------------|----------------------------------||
B||-------------------------|----------------------------------||
G||----------------5--5-----|-----------------4--4--5-4--------||
D||--7---5-7-5-7-5-------7--|--7---5-7-5-7-5-------------7-5---||
A||-------------------------|----------------------------------||
E||-------------------------|----------------------------------||


Verse 1 [4x] 0:47 - 1:01
e||-----------------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------------||
G||-----------------------------------------||
D||-9-11--12--14--12-11--9--12-11--7-11--7--||
A||-7--9--10--12--10--9--7--10--9--5--9--5--||
E||-----------------------------------------||


Verse 2 [4x] 1:02 - 1:16
e||-----------------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------------||
G||-9-11--12--14--12-11--9--12-11--7-11--7--||
D||-7--9--10--12--10--9--7--10--9--5--9--5--||
A||-----------------------------------------||
E||-----------------------------------------||


Pre-Chorus [4x] 1:17 - 1:30
e||------------------------------------------------------------------------||
B||------------------------------------------------------------------------||
G||-------------------------------------------------5----------------------||
D||-----------------5---------------7-----------------9-7-5-7-5------------||
A||-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------------7-5--------||
E||------------------------------------------------------------------------||
***Play this the 1st, 3rd, and 4th time. On the 2nd time play this:
e||------------------------------------------------------------------------||
B||------------------------------------------------------------------------||
G||-------------------------------------------------5----------------------||
D||-----------------5---------------7-----------------9-7-5-7--------------||
A||-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7------------------------||
E||------------------------------------------------------------------------||


Chorus 1:31 - 2:00
[1x]
E||------------------------------------------||
B||------------------------------------------||
G||--9--5--7--9--5--7--9--5--7--9--5--7--12--||
D||--9--5--7--9--5--7--9--5--7--9--5--7--12--||
A||--7--3--5--7--3--5--7--3--5--7--3--5--10--||
E||------------------------------------------||
[1x]
E||------------------------------------------||
B||------------------------------------------||
G||--8--10--12--8--10--12--8--10--12--8--10--||
D||--8--10--12--8--10--12--8--10--12--8--10--||
A||--6--8---10--6--8---10--6--8---10--6--8---||
E||------------------------------------------||
Guitar 2    ++
plays harmonic on the 7/8th then 5/6th fret where over where there are "++"

Pre-Solo [4x] 2:01 - 2:14
e||-----------------------|-----------------------|*After playing this twice,
B||-----------------------|-----------------------|don't play the last chord
G||-----------------------|-----------------------|Chord marked with ^^
D||------------------7-7--|------------------2-2--|
A||--0-0-3-3-0-3-2-0-5-5--|--0-0-3-3-0-3-2-0-0-0--|
E||-----------------------|-----------------------|
                                               ^^

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Solo: [1x] Transcribed By Sócrates 
^^^^^ Because I'm not gonna tab it out by ear...
                    [2:15 - 2:43]

    1+......-  1+....-
E-|---------------------------------------------------|
B-|------------8-------8^5---5------------------------|
G-|-7----------------------7---7-5-7^5---5------------|
D-|------------------------------------7---7-5-7^5----|
A-|------------------------------------------------7--|
E-|---------------------------------------------------|
       t     t     t     t     t     t     t     t
E-|-0--8^0^5-7^0^5-8^0^5-7^0^5-8^0^5-7^0^5-5^0^3-5^0^3-|
B-|----------------------------------------------------|
G-|----------------------------------------------------|
D-|----------------------------------------------------|
A-|----------------------------------------------------|
E-|----------------------------------------------------|
 t     t     t     t
-8^0^5-7^0^5-8^0^5-7^0^5-|
-------------------------|
-------------------------|
-------------------------|
-------------------------|
-------------------------|
    1+     tr     tr     tr    1+........
E-|----------------------------15---------|
B-|-8-------------12^13--15^17------------|
G-|-------/12^14--------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------|

E-|--10^7---10^9^7-10^7----10^9^7-10^7---10^9^7-10^7-|
B-|-------0-------------0--------------0-------------|
G-|--------------------------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------------------------|
A-|--------------------------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------------------------|

--10^9^7-10^7----10^9^7---|
0-------------0---------0-|
--------------------------|
--------------------------|
--------------------------|
--------------------------|

E-|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|-<12>^0-<10>^0-<8>^0-10^0-8^0-7^0-8^0-7^0-5^0-7^0-8^0-7^0--------|
G-|----------------------------------------------------------/6\----|
D-|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

E-|----------4^5^4-----4-----------------------------|
B-|--------5-------6-5---5-----3^5^3^0---------------|
G-|-/4---------------------------------2-4-2---------|
D-|------------------------------------------4-2-----|
A-|----------------------------------------------5---|
E-|--------------------------------------------------|

E-|---------------------------------------12-<12>-----17--|
B-|-<7>-6-5------------------------/12-15---------15------|
G-|---------<7>-------------------------------------------|
D-|--------------<9>-8-7----------------------------------|
A-|----------------------9--5-7---------------------------|
E-|-------------------------------------------------------|
*I took some of his bends (1+) off because he messed them up.
 figure it out yourself it shouldn't be too hard. ^(4 Star solo)^
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------


Post-Solo [4x] 2:44 - 2:57
e||-----------------------|-----------------------|*After playing this twice,
B||-----------------------|-----------------------|don't play the last chord
G||-----------------------|-----------------------|Chord marked with ^^
D||------------------7-7--|------------------2-2--|
A||--0-0-3-3-0-3-2-0-5-5--|--0-0-3-3-0-3-2-0-0-0--|
E||-----------------------|-----------------------|
                                               ^^

Verse 1 [4x] 2:58 - 3:11
e||-----------------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------------||
G||-----------------------------------------||
D||-9-11--12--14--12-11--9--12-11--7-11--7--||
A||-7--9--10--12--10--9--7--10--9--5--9--5--||
E||-----------------------------------------||


Verse 2 [4x] 3:12 - 3:25
e||-----------------------------------------||
B||-----------------------------------------||
G||-9-11--12--14--12-11--9--12-11--7-11--7--||
D||-7--9--10--12--10--9--7--10--9--5--9--5--||
A||-----------------------------------------||
E||-----------------------------------------||


Pre-Chorus [4x] 3:26 - 3:39
e||------------------------------------------------------------------------||
B||------------------------------------------------------------------------||
G||-------------------------------------------------5----------------------||
D||-----------------5---------------7-----------------9-7-5-7-5------------||
A||-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------------7-5--------||
E||------------------------------------------------------------------------||
***Play this the 1st, 3rd, and 4th time. On the 2nd time play this:
e||------------------------------------------------------------------------||
B||------------------------------------------------------------------------||
G||-------------------------------------------------5----------------------||
D||-----------------5---------------7-----------------9-7-5-7--------------||
A||-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7------------------------||
E||------------------------------------------------------------------------||


Chorus 3:40 - 4:08
[1x]
E||------------------------------------------||
B||------------------------------------------||
G||--9--5--7--9--5--7--9--5--7--9--5--7--12--||
D||--9--5--7--9--5--7--9--5--7--9--5--7--12--||
A||--7--3--5--7--3--5--7--3--5--7--3--5--10--||
E||------------------------------------------||
[1x]
E||------------------------------------------||
B||------------------------------------------||
G||--8--10--12--8--10--12--8--10--12--8--10--||
D||--8--10--12--8--10--12--8--10--12--8--10--||
A||--6--8---10--6--8---10--6--8---10--6--8---||
E||------------------------------------------||


Riff 1 [3x] 4:09 - 4:21
e||-------------------------|----------------------------------||
B||-------------------------|----------------------------------||
G||----------------5--5-----|-----------------4--4--5-4--------||
D||--7---5-7-5-7-5-------7--|--7---5-7-5-7-5-------------7-5---||
A||-------------------------|----------------------------------||
E||-------------------------|----------------------------------||
 Then there's a little guitar harmony which I can't, well, don't want to try and tab it. 
I CAN tell you that the last note is:

A||--7--|| Yeah, I know what your thinking:
E||--5--|| "How did he figure that out?"


email: avenged7369@aim.com
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Meatallica wrote on November 19 2008, 03:55 pm

3 stars? This is pretty accurate. My guitar teacher from Berkley wrote out most of the tabs. So I don't see how this got 3 stars.

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Meatallica wrote on December 13 2008, 03:03 pm

Also, I thought I could edit this so I left the intro the way it was. But its supposed o be like this:
Intro [3x] 0:07 - 0:24
e||----------------|---------------|------------------|-----------------||
B||----------------|---------------|------------------|-----------------||
G||----------------|---------------|------------------|-----------------||
D||----4-6-4-7--6--|----4-6-4-7--6-|----------7--6----|----4-6-4-7--6---||
A||-7--------------|-7-------------|-4--5-7-5---------|-7---------------||
E||----------------|---------------|------------------|-----------------||


Fill [1x] 0:25 - 0:31
e||----------------|---------------|------------------|-----------------||
B||----------------|---------------|------------------|-----------------||
G||----------------|---------------|------------------|-----------------||
D||----4-6-4-7--6--|----4-6-4-7--6-|----------7--6----|-4h5-5-5-4-------||
A||-7--------------|-7-------------|-4--5-7-5---------|------------7~~~~||
E||----------------|---------------|------------------|-----------------||
Play the same 4 measures, but on the last one^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

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