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Wake Up Dead Bass Tab

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Artist:  Megadeth
Song:  Wake Up Dead	
Album:  Peace Sells
Tabbed By:  Trey Giudici (trey@highspeedirt.com)

This probably isn't 100% correct, but its extremely close.

Intro			
G---------------------------------|
D-------------------2-------------| Listen to this closely for the timing
A--5-5--4-4--2-2--2----5-4-2------| Hit the notes on the drum beats
E---------------------------------|


Riff 1 x 4
G----------------------------------------------------------------------
D-*-------------------------------------------------------------------- 
A-*-------------------------------------------------------------------- 
E--2-0-2-5-0-0-2-0-2-5-0-0-2-0-2-5-0-0-2-0-2-5-0-0-2-0-2-5-0-0-2-0-2-5- 

G--------------------------
D-----------2----------3--* 
A-------------------------*
E-0-0-2-0-2---0-0-2-0-2----


Riff 2 x 1
G----------------------------------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------------------------------------
A--10-9------10-9-----------10-9------10-9-----------10-9------10-9----
E-------9-10-----------9-10------9-10-----------9-10------9-10---------

G-----------------------
D----------------------- Listen to this to get the timing, its really easy
A-------10-9------10-9--
E--9-10------9-10-------

Riff 3 x 1
G--------------------------------------------- This can be a bit of a finger
D--------------------------------------------- twister because its played 
A--9-10----9---------------7-8----7----------- very quickly
E-------12---10-12-9-10--------10---8-10-7-8--

Riff 4 x 4
G-----------------------------------------------------
D-*-------------------------5---------5-------------*-
A-*-------------------------------------------------*-
E---8-7-6-0-0-5-0-0-6-0-5-0---6-0-5-0---0-0-0-0-0-0---

Riff 5 x 4
G-----------------------------------------------------
D-*-------------------------5---------5-------------*-
A-*-------------------------------------7---6-5-4-0-*-
E---8-7-6-0-0-5-0-0-6-0-5-0---6-0-5-0-----8-----------

Fill
G-------------------
D------------------- Do this right after the end of Riff 5
A----------3-1------ and go directly to Riff 6
E--1-1-1-3-----2-3--

Riff 6 x 4
G-----------------------------
D-*-------------------------*-
A-*-------2-----------5-4-2-*-
E---4-4-4---2-3-4-4-4---------

Riff 7 x 1
G---------------------------------------------------------------
D--------------------------------------------------------------- 
A----------------4---------------6---------------7---------7-6--
E--6-6-6-6-6-6-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-6---6-6-6-6------

Riff 8 x 1
G---------------------------------------------------------------
D---------------------------------------------------------------
A-------------------------------------------------------2-3-----
E-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-7-4-----3---

Riff 9 x 3
G---------------------------------------------------------------
D-*---------------------------------------------------6-------*-
A-*-------------------------------------------------5---5---4-*-
E---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-------4-----

Riff 10 x 1
G--------------------------------------------------------------
D-------------------------------5-4-2--------------------------
A--------0----------3---1-------------------5---5-------0------
E--2-0-2--0-1-2-0-2---3---2-0-2-------2-0-2---4---2-0-2---0-1--

G---------------------------------------
D---------------------------------------
A--------5-7-4-(HOLD)-------------------
E--2-0-2--------------2-----------2-1-0--

At this point the bass rests for 2 measures and comes back in with a slide

Fill
G--------
D--------
A--------
E--12/0--

Riff 11 x 9
G-------------------------------|
D-------------------------------| 
A----7-8--5-5-----5H7---7--5/1--| 
E--0----------0-7-----0---------| 

Riff 12 x 1
G-------------------------------|
D--------------------------7----| Slight pause after this one, then back to Riff 11
A----7-8--5-5-----5H7---7--5----| 
E--0----------0-7-----0---------|

Riff 11 x 1
G-------------------------------|
D-------------------------------| Now back to Riff 12
A----7-8--5-5-----5H7---7--5/1--| 
E--0----------0-7-----0---------|

Riff 12 x 1
G-------------------------------|
D--------------------------7----| 
A----7-8--5-5-----5H7---7--5----| 
E--0----------0-7-----0---------|

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bass-man1 wrote on January 6 2008, 10:32 am

the part after the intro when Dave is talking, the guitar part and the bass part sound almost exactly the same. you
forgot to add that, everything else looks good though.

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IRONxPANTERA wrote on November 24 2008, 09:23 pm

I think the intro sounds better like this...

G---------------------------------|
D-------------------4-------------|
A--5-5--4-4--2-2--2----5-4-2------|
E---------------------------------|

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Zip2461996 wrote on December 20 2011, 02:47 pm

I disagree with bass-man1, in my opinion you han't added all the fills in the last section, listen: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8j78BEnma4

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