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FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS
From the Album: Ride The Lightning
Words and music by: James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich and Cliff Burton
Transcribed by Josh Chubaty
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Moderate Rock รท 120

					  (Rhy 1)                         (End of Rhy 1)
Intro									  (Play 8 times)
     w/Bells                    F#5 F#5   E5                                 F#5 F#5   
e:-------------------|-------------------|--10--9--8--7--|--------10-------------------|
B:-------------------|-------------------|---------------|--8--7-----------------------|
G:-------------------|-------------------|---7--6--5--4--|---------7--7--6-------------|
D:-------------------|-------------------|---------------|--5--4-----------------------|
A:-------------------|--------4-4---4-4--|---------------|------------5--4-------(4)\--|
E:-------------------|--------2-2---2-2--|---------------|-----------------------------|



w/Rhy 1                     (Play 4 times)
e:-------------------|-------------------|--------------------------|--------------------------|
B:-------------------|-------------------|--------------------------|--------------------------|
G:-------------------|-------------------|--------------------------|--------------------------|
D:-------------------|-------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------2--|
A:-------------------|-------------------|--2--5--4--3--2--5--4--3--|--2--5--4--3--2--5--6--0--|
E:-------------------|-------------------|--0--3--2--1--0--3--2--1--|--0--3--2--1--0--2--3-----|



e:--------------------------|--------------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
B:--------------------------|--------------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
G:--------------------------|--------------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
D:--------------------------|-----------------------4--|--2----------------|--(2)--------------|
A:--2--5--4--3--2--5--4--3--|--2--5--4--3--2--4--5--2--|--2----------------|--(2)--------------|
E:--0--3--2--1--0--3--2--1--|--0--3--2--1--0--2--3-----|--0----------------|--(0)--------------|



Rhy Fig 2
  E5
e:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
B:--8-----7--------7--8-----7--------7--|--8-----7--------7--8-----7--------7--|
G:-----9-----7--9--------9-----7--9-----|------9-----7--9--------9-----7--9----|
D:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
A:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
E:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|



  G5                                      G5 (abrupt halt on G5) 
e:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
B:--8-----7--------7--8-----7--------7--|--8-----7--------7--8-----7--------7--|
G:-----9-----7--9--------9-----7--9-----|------9-----7--9--------9-----7--9----|
D:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
A:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
E:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|



  E5
e:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
B:--8-----7--------7--8-----7--------7--|--8-----7--------7--8-----7--------7--|
G:-----9-----7--9--------9-----7--9-----|------9-----7--9--------9-----7--9----|
D:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
A:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
E:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|



                                                                            (x2)
                                                              (End of Rhy Fig 2)
  G5                                     C5                 A5                   
e:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
B:--8-----7--------7--8-----7--------7--|--8-----7--------7--8-----7--------7--|
G:-----9-----7--9--------9-----7--9-----|------9-----7--9--------9-----7--9----|
D:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
A:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
E:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|



(Rhy Fig 3)                                                                  (end of Rhy Fig 3)
e:---------------------|--------------------|---------------------|---------------------------|
B:---------------------|--------------------|---------------------|---------------------------|
G:---------------------|--------------------|---------------------|---------------------------|
D:------------------2--|-------------3------|------------------2--|----------------3----------|
A:--------5---------0--|---------5---1---4--|--------5---------0--|--------5-------1---4---3--|
E:--0-0-0-3---0-0-0----|---0-0-0-3-------2--|--0-0-0-3---0-0-0----|--0-0-0-3-0-0-------2---1--|



1st Verses
w/Rhy 2 (2 times)

Make his fight on the hills in the early days.
Constant chill deep inside.
Shouting gun, on they run through the endless grey.
On they fight for they're right Yes, but who's to say?
For a hill men would kill. Why? They do not know.
Suffered wounds test their pride. Men of five still alive through the raging glow.
Gone insane from the pain that they surely know.

(Chorus) w/Rhy Fig 3 (2 times)
For whom the bell tolls
Time marches on.
For whom the bell tolls



Interlude
  E5                                          E5
e:-------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
B:-------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
G:--12--9--11----9---------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
D:------------12----11--12--9--11-----9--10--|--2----------------------------------------|
A:---------------------------------12--------|--2----------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------|--0----------------------------------------|



  E5                                          G5
e:-------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
B:-------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
G:--12--9--11----9---------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
D:------------12----11--12--9--11-----9--10--|-------------------------------------------|
A:---------------------------------12--------|--5------5-5-5--5-----5-5-5----------------|
E:-------------------------------------------|--3------3-3-3--3-----3-3-3----------------|



  E5                                          B5
e:-------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
B:-------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
G:--12--9--11----9---------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
D:------------12----11--12--9--11-----9--10--|--4----------------------------------------|
A:---------------------------------12--------|--2----------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|



  E5                                          E5
e:-------------------7-------------------7---|--(7)------------------------------------|
B:--8------7-----------8------10--7---8------|-----------------------------------------|
G:-----9-------7--9--------9-----------------|-----------------------------------------|
D:--9------11-----9----12--9--11------9------|-----------------------------------------|
A:-----12------12---10------------12-----10--|-----------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|



  E5                                          G5
e:-------------------7-------------------7---|-----------------------------------------|
B:--8------7-----------8------10--7---8------|-----------------------------------------|
G:-----9-------7--9--------9-----------------|-----------------------------------------|
D:--9------11-----9----12--9--11------9------|-----------------------------------------|
A:-----12------12---10------------12-----10--|--5------5-5-5--5-----5-5-5--------------|
E:-------------------------------------------|--3------3-3-3--3-----3-3-3--------------|



  E5                                         B5
e:------------------7-------------------7---|-----------------------------------------|
B:--8------7----------8------10--7---8------|-----------------------------------------|
G:-----9------7--9--------9-----------------|-----------------------------------------|
D:--9------11----9----12--9--11------9------|--4--------------------------------------|
A:-----12-----12---10------------12-----10--|--2--------------------------------------|
E:------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|



1st Verses
w/Rhy 2 (2 times)

Take a look to the sky just before you die.
It's the last time he will.
Blackened roar massive roar, fills the crumbling sky.
Shattered goal fills his soul with a ruthless cry.
Stranger now are his eyes to this mystery.                                                     
Hears the silence so loud.
Crack of dawn, all is gone except the will to be.
Now they see, what will be, blinded eyes to see.

(Chorus) w/Rhy Fig 3 (2 times)
For whom the bell tolls.
Time marches on.
For whom the bell tolls



Outro
Not in strict time
2nd time w/tremolo bar effects (till fade)
w/Bells
                                                              (Repeat and fade)
  E5(VII)      F#5(IX)      E5(VII)      F#5(IX)      G5(X)
e:-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------|
B:-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------|
G:-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------|
D:--9----------11--11--11--|--9----------11--11--11--|--12--12--12------------|
A:--7----------9---9---9---|--7----------9---9---9---|--10--10--10------------|
E:-------------------------|-------------------------|----------
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tubaboy15 wrote on April 7 2002, 12:00 am

i didnt really look too much after the intro, it should be played on bass so i just have a problem right off the bat.

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MetallicaRulz38 wrote on July 31 2002, 12:00 am

The outro is wrong...it should go....
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-2---4-4--2---4-4--5--2-
-2---4-4--2---4-4--5--2-
-0---2-2--0---2-2--3--0-

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MetallicaRulz38 wrote on July 31 2002, 12:00 am

Crap...I forgot something...now its right
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-2---4-4--2---4-4--5-5--2---
-2---4-4--2---4-4--5-5--2-
-0---2-2--0---2-2--3-3--0-

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