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Song: Ride the Lightning
Band: MetallicA
Album: Ride the Lightning

Transcribed By Eros Fratini (e-r-o-s@libero.it) 
Normal Tune
------------------------------ Bass Tab -------------------------------
beat 152	

Intro:
4/4                                   1.2.3. 
:---|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
:---|*-------------------------------|-------------------------------*|
:---|*-------------------------------|-------------------------------*|
:-0-|-------------0---------------0--|-------------0---------------0--|

                                      4.
                                     |--------------------------------|
                                     |--------------------------------|
                                     |--------------------------------|
                                     |-------------0--------------12-\|

|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------0---------------0--|-------------0---------------0--|

|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------7---7--|-7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7--|
|-------------0------------------|--------------------------------|

                             x 8 |Fig.1                  end fig.1|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|*>----------->-----------------*|*-------------------->------->-*|x 4
|*1-----------1-----------------*|*>------->-----------0-------3-*|
|-----0---0-------0---0---0---0--|-2-------0-------2-------2------|

3/4
|---------------------:
|--------------->--->-:
|->-------------3---2-:
|-2-------------------:

Verse 1, 2, 3:
4/4
|Fig.2
:--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
:->----------->------------------|->----------->------------------|
:-1-----------1------------------|-1-----------1------------------|
:-----0---0-------0---0---0---0--|-----0---0-------0---0---0---0--|

                                                         end fig.2|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|->----------->------------------|->----------->------------------|
|-1-----------1------------------|-1-----------1-----------3---2--|
|-----0---0-------0---0---0---0--|-----0---0-------0---0----------|

Repeat Fig.2 x 1

|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|->----------->------------------|->----------->------------------|
|-2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2--|-2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2--|

|--------------------------------|--------------------------------:
|--------------------------------|->----------->------------------:
|->----------->------------------|-2---------2h4------------------:
|-2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2--|-----2---2-------2---2---2---2--:

Chorus:
:--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
:--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
:-4-----------3---2-----------4--|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0--|
:--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-4-----------3---2-----------4--|-0---0---0---0---0---0---2---2--|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|->----------->------------------|->----------->------------------|
|-2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2--|-2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2--|

|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-4-----------3---2-----------4--|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0--|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

                                 |3rd Time to Coda
                                  1.       
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-3-----------2---1--------------|--------------------------------|
|-----------------------------0--|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0--|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
                                  + Fig.1 x 4                   (1)

                                  2.
                                 |--------------------------------|
                                 |--------------------------------|
                                 |-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0--|
                                 |--------------------------------|

|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------->--------------->------|
|-0--------------------------12-\|-0-0-0-0-3---0-0-0-0-0-0-3---0-0|

|Fig. 3                                                  end fig.3|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|*-------------------------------|-------------------------------*|x 3
|*7---6---5---x---3--------------|--------->--------------->-----*|
|---------------------x---2---3--|-0-0-0-0-3---0-0-0-0-0-0-3---0-0|

Double time
|Fig.4
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
 
                                                         end fig.4|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-----------------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1|
|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3----------------|

Repeat Fig.3 x 3

2/4
|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----4----------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|---4---4--------|
|-7---6---5---0--|-3----3--3---3--|-3----3--3---0--|-2-------2------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|-------------7--|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2|----------------|-3----3-3-3-----|----------------|
|----------------|-0----0--0---0-3|------------0-2-|-3-/-5---5------|

|-9-7------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|-----9-7-9-7-9-7|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|-3----3-3-3-----|----------------|
|----------------|-0----0--0---0-3|------------0-2-|-3-/-5---5------|

|----------------|
|----------------|
|----------------|
|(5)-------------|

Guitar Solo:
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|*---------------|->--------------|----------------|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|x4
|*>--------------|-3----3-3-3-----|->--->--->----7-|---------------*|
|-0----0--0---0-3|------------0-2-|-3-/-5---5------|----------------|

|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|*---------------|->------->------|----------------|---------------*|x4
|*>------->------|-5---5-5-5-5----|----------------|---------------*|
|-2---2-2-2---2-5|-------------2-4|-5-/-7-7-7---7-7|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|

                                                   3/4 
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|->->->----------|->->------------|->--------------|----------------|
|-5-5-5----------|-3-3------------|-1--------------|(1)-------------|

Double time
4/4
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|*-------------------------------|-------------------------------*|x 4
|*-------------------------------|-----------------2---3---2-----*|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----------------|

|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|*-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|*3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

                                  1.
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

                                  2.
                                 |--------------------------------|
                                 |--------------------------------|
                                 |-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---8|
                                 |--------------------------------|
                                                                (2)
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5----------------|
|--------------------------------|-----------------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6|

                                  3.
                                 |--------------------------------|
                                 |--------------------------------|
                                 |-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0|
                                 |--------------------------------|
                                                                (3)
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-----------------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1|
|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3----------------|

Repeat Fig.3 x 4
Repeat Fig.4
Repeat Fig.3 x 3

2/4              4/4
|----------------|--------------------------------|
|----------------|--------------------------------|
|-7---6---5---0--|-3/-----------------------------|
|----------------|-------------0---------------0--|

|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------0---------------0--|-------------0---------------0--|

|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------0--------------12-\|-------------0---------------0--|

|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-------------------------7---7--|
|-------------0---------------0--|-------------0------------------|

|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|*>----------->-----------------*|x 7
|-7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7--|*1-----------1-----------------*|
|--------------------------------|-----0---0-------0---0---0---0--|

                                 3/4
|--------------------------------|---------------------:
|--------------------------------|->------------>--->--:
|-1-----------1-----------3---2--|-1------------3---2--:
|-----0---0-------0---0----------|---------------------:

Play Verse 3
Play Chorus until To Coda

Coda:
4/4
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0--|
|--------------------------------|

Repeat Fig.1 x 4

|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|*-------------------->------->--|--------------------------------|
|*>------->-----------0-------3--|(3)-----------------------------|
|-2-------0-------2-------2------|--------------------------------|

|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------->----------|-------------------------------*|
|->------->-----------0------->--|-------------------------------*|
|-2-------0-------2-------2---0--|(0)-----------------------------|

|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|*-------------------->------->--|--------------------------->----|
|*>------->-----------0-------3--|(3)--3-3-3---3-3-3---3-3-3-2----|
|-2-------0-------2-------2------|--------------------------------|

                                  1.
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------->----------|-------------------------------*|
|->------->-----------0------->--|-------------------------------*|
|-2-------0-------2-------2---0--|(0)--------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0|

                                  2.
                                 |--------------------------------|
                                 |--------------------------------|
                                 |--------------------------------|
                                 |(0)--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0|

|--------------------------------|--------------------------------:
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------:
|--------------------------------|--------------------->--->------:
|-0---------------0--------------|-0-------------------0---0---0--: End

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RATM_timc wrote on June 4 2003, 12:00 am

wouldnt it be cool if people could just label the verse chorus etc..

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ForestHeart wrote on September 16 2004, 12:00 am

omg this tab is exactly right i have the ride the lightning bass book and this i sexactly how it is written in there

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