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Return To Hangar Tab

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Megadeth:  Return To Hangar

transcribed by: Russ Elton  (vicelton@yahoo.com)


Date last modified:  5/3/01
  
PLEASE DO NOT COPY THIS TAB TO ANOTHER SITE 
WITHOUT AUTHORS' PERMISSION.  THANK YOU

Tuning: Standard

Intro
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-2--2-2--2--2--2--2--2-2-|
E|-0--0-0--0--0--0--0--0-0-|

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

Riff 1
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-2--2-2--2--2--2--2--2-2-|
E|-0--0-0--0--0--0--0--0-0-|
  "Welcome to an empty fortress....."

e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-5--5-5--5--5--5--5--5-5-|
A|-3--3-3--3--3--3--3--3-3-|
E|-------------------------|
  "A mighty wreck that once was proud..."
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-2--2-2--2--2--2--2--2-2-|
A|-0--0-0--0--0--0--0--0-0-|
E|-------------------------|
  "Ate alive by oxidation..."
e|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|----------------------|
D|-3--3-3--3--4--4--4-4-|
A|-1--1-1--1--2--2--2-2-|
E|----------------------|
  "Abandoned by a crew of cowards..."


Riff 2 (Solo rhythm)
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-2~-------2~-------------|
E|----0-3-0-----0--0--0--0-|
      * * *     *  *  *  * 
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-1~-------1~-------------|
E|----0-3-0-----0--0--0--0-|
      * * *     *  *  *  * 
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-2~-------2~-------------|
E|----0-3-0-----0--0--0--0-|
      * * *     *  *  *  * 
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|----------------------------|
A|-2~-------2~--0-----2-0-----|
E|----0-3-0-------3-0-----3-0-|
      * * *     

1st solo
e|----------15-17-15-17-17b19~~~--17b19(19)-17b19r(18)-17b18~~~~\-|
B|----17-19-------------------------------------------------------|
G|-16-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|----14-16-17-16h17p16p14-13-14-16-17-|
A|-14----------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

e|---12--14--15--14--12--14p12p11-12-14-15-|
B|-12--12--12------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------|

e|-14-12-11-12-11-------------------|
B|---------------11--11-15-15b16~~~-|
G|-----------------14---------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|-4~~--4~--4~--4--4--4--4--3~~~---3~~~-----|
D|---[use harmonics throughout these notes]-|
A|------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------12----13b15~~~~-|
B|------------10---8---10-9-/12-15----15-----------|
G|--------7----------------------------------------|
D|----7-9---9----9---9-----------------------------|
A|-/9----------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

e|-14-15p14p12-14-15-17-15-17-18b19~~~~--|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|

End solo

Play Riff 1    "All the guilty......."
Play Riff 2    Solo Rhythm

2nd solo
e|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------8p7-8~~\--12p11-12~~\---14b15~-14-14b15-14-14b15~~-|
G|-9p8-9~~\-----------------------------------ah-------ah------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
                                               
e|------------------------------------15-------------------------|
B|-18b19r18p17-19-17h19p17p16-16-17-19--19-17-15-----14----------|
G|----------------------------------------------17-x---12--------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------12\\2~~-|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-17b19-----------------------------------16\15-|
G|-ah------16-16-16-16-16-16-16\-14p12-14~-------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|-14-12-11-12-14p12p11------------------|
D|----------------------14-13-12-14b15~~-|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------|
B|-12--13p12p10---------------------------|
G|--------------12-11-9-11--12p11p9-------|
D|----------------------------------12\-x-|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|-9-8-----7-5---------5~-------------------------|
A|-------7-----7---5-7-----7-5-7\\---[echoes out]-|
E|-----7---------7--------------------------------|
       h.h.    h.h.

End solo


Riff 3  
Guitar 1
e|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|----------------------|
D|----------------------|
A|-9~-10~--7------------|
E|-----------7---7h8-7~-|
1st,2nd,3rd ending:
e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|---------7----9h10-9-|
A|-9~-10~----10--------|
E|---------------------|
4th ending:
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-7------9------7----9h10-9---------------|
A|---10-7---9-10---10--------10-9h10-9-7~~-|
E|-----------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
e|-------------------------|
B|-10~-12~-----------------|
G|----------12---9--7h9-7~-|
D|-------------------------|
A|-------------------------|
E|-------------------------|
1st,2nd,3rd ending:
e|----------------11h12-11-|
B|-10~-12~--13-12----------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-------------------------|
E|-------------------------|
4th ending:
e|----------12-------10----11h12-11------------------|
B|-13-12-10----12-13----13----------13-12h13-12-12~~-|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|


Interlude:
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-(12~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~\\)-|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|--2----------2-----------2-----------2---------|
A|--2----------2-----------2-----------2---------|
E|--0----------0-----------0-----------0---------|


Here's the ending solos rhythm:

Riff 4                            x2
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|-000000000...-3-000000000...-3-3-|
   *********      *********
e|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|------------------------|
D|----------2--4-----5--4-|
A|-2--4--5--0--2--2--3--2-|
E|-0--2--3--------0-------|

Here are the ending solos:

1st solo
e|----12-15-14b15~~-----------12-15-14b15~~-15/17--19b20~~-|
B|-12---------------15b16~--12-----------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

e|-20b22~~--19-20-19h20-17-19--17-15-14-15-14h15----14-|
B|-----------------------------------------------17----|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------| 
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-17-15-------------------------------------|
G|-------16-x-15-16p15~~-15--16p15~~-15--16\-|
D|---------------ah------ah--ah------ah--ah--|
A|-------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------|


2nd solo
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------2~---------|
D|-----------------1~-0-1-2-4-2------5-4-2-|
A|-3~-3333-2~-2222-------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------4~~-0-5-0-7-0-8-0-10-0-12-0-13-0-14-|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-5-4-2-1-4-2-1---2-1---------------------------------------|
A|---------------3-----3-------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|

e|-12b14r12-12-11----12-11--------11--------------------------------|
B|---------------13--------13-12-----13-12-----13-12----------------|
G|-----------------------------------------14--------14-12-11~~~~~~-|
D|-[wah pedal for this bar]-----------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|


3rd solo
e|-----------------------------------12----------------------|
B|-15b17(15)-15----15b17(15)-15------------------------------|
G|-------------16--------------16-15----15---12-------12~~~--|
D|----------------------------------------------14-14--------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|

e|-17----------------------------------------------------|
B|---17-15--------15-------------------------------------|
G|--------16-14-----16-14----------14-12-----------------|
D|-------------17--------17-14-12-------14-12------------|
A|-------------------------------------------14-13-10~~~-|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------15----14\\-|
A|------14-13-------17--16---/13----13------|
E|-9/12-------12/15---12--12----------------|

e|----14---------------17-------------------------/21b23~~-|
B|-/14--15-----------17--19---------------15/20~-----------|
G|--------16---------------19------------------------------|
D|----------16-13------------19-16----17-------------------|
A|---------------14---------------17-----------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|


4th solo
e|-14h15p14p12-14p12--12-14h15p14p12-15h17p15p12-|
B|------------------16---------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

e|-14h15p14p12-14p12--12-14h15p14p12-15h17p15p12-|
B|------------------16---------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

e|-14h15p14p12-14p12--12-14h15p14p12-14p12-------|
B|------------------16---------------------15-12-|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------|
B|-14h15p14p12-14p12--12--11h12p11----------|
G|------------------15-------------11-12~~--|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|-14b16-12-14b16-12-14b16-12-14b16-12-14b16-12-|
D|-ah----ah-ah----ah-ah----ah-------ah----------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

e|-15-12----12-12-12-17-12-12-12-12-15-12----12-|
B|-------15-------------------------------15----|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

e|-15-12----12-12-12-17-12-12-12-12-15-12----12-|
B|-------15-------------------------------15----|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

e|-19--19-19~----------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------15-17-19-20-|
G|------------------------------12-/15-17------------|
D|----------------------12-13-15---------------------|
A|-------------/12-13-15-----------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

e|-19--19-19~----------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------15-17-19-20-|
G|------------------------------12-/15-17------------|
D|----------------------12-13-15---------------------|
A|-------------/12-13-15-----------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

e|-19--19-19~----------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------15-17-19-20-|
G|------------------------------12-/15-17------------|
D|----------------------12-13-15---------------------|
A|-------------/12-13-15-----------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

e|-19--19-19~----------------------------------------19\\-|
B|---------------------------------------15-17-19-20------|
G|------------------------------12-/15-17-----------------|
D|----------------------12-13-15--------------------------|
A|-------------/12-13-15----------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

End.

Notation:

10b12      = pick the 10th fret, then bend to the 12th fret.
10b12r10   = pick the 10th fret, then bend to the 12th fret,
             then release to the 10th fret.
[10]12r10  = bend to the 12th fret from the 10th fret, pick,
             then release to the 10th fret.
10b12 [14] = pick the 14th fret while holding the previous bend.

10b15*     = tremolo bar bend, from the 10th fret to the 15th fret.
7d2*       = tremolo bar dive, from the 7th fret to the 2nd 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  =  tril
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christian_2005 wrote on December 1 2004, 12:00 am

This is the best tab i've seen of this...nice work.

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Vintage024 wrote on January 23 2007, 03:06 pm

yeah, great tab

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Survivalism wrote on July 29 2008, 02:40 am

The first ending solo is just freakin' classy.

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