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Medusa Tab

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Anthrax – Medusa

One of my favourite Anthrax songs! What a solo! Contact me at: rattlehead.coolio@hotmail.com

Tablature legend:
PM|-| - Palm mute
?(?)  - Bend (to what is in the brackets)
h     - hammer-on
p     - pull-off
x     - muted note
/     - slide up
\     - slide down
d     - dive-bomb
~     - vibrato

Intro:

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-4-4-4-4---5---4-4-4-4-4---5---4-4-4-4-4---5---4-4-4-4-4---5---4-4---|
E|-0-2-2---2---2-0-0-2-2---2---2-0-0-2-2---2---2-0-0-2-2---2---2-0-0---|
PM       |-| |-|         |-| |-|         |-| |-|         |-| |---------|

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-----4--9-------4--9-------4--9-------4--9-|
A|-2-2-2--7-4-2-2-2--7-4-2-2-2--7-4-2-2-2--7-|
E|-0-0------0-0-0------0-0-0------0-0-0------|
PM        |-|        |-|        |-|
Repeat the above

Verse I:

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-4-4-4-4---5---4-4-4-4-4---5---4-4-4-4-4---5---4-4-4-4-4---5---4-4---|
E|-0-2-2---2---2-0-0-2-2---2---2-0-0-2-2---2---2-0-0-2-2---2---2-0-0---|
PM       |-| |-|         |-| |-|         |-| |-|         |-| |---------|

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-----4--9-------4--9-------4--9-------4--9-|
A|-2-2-2--7-4-2-2-2--7-4-2-2-2--7-4-2-2-2--7-|
E|-0-0------0-0-0------0-0-0------0-0-0------|
PM        |-|        |-|        |-|
Repeat the above

Interlude I:
                                                 (x2)
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------2------------------------4--5--|
A|-2-4--2-4---2-4--4-0--2---2-4--2-4---2-4--4-2--3--|
E|-0-2--0-2---0-2--2----0---0-2--0-2---0-2--2-------|

Verse II:

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-4-4-4-4---5---4-4-4-4-4---5---4-4-4-4-4---5---4-4-4-4-4---5---4-4---|
E|-0-2-2---2---2-0-0-2-2---2---2-0-0-2-2---2---2-0-0-2-2---2---2-0-0---|
PM       |-| |-|         |-| |-|         |-| |-|         |-| |---------|

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-----4--9-------4--9-------4--9-------4--9-|
A|-2-2-2--7-4-2-2-2--7-4-2-2-2--7-4-2-2-2--7-|
E|-0-0------0-0-0------0-0-0------0-0-0------|
 |PM       |-|        |-|        |-|
 |Gtr II
e|----------------------------------------------------------------15(17)(15)----15(17)~-|
B|--------14(15)(14)-----------------------14(15)(14)-14p12----12------------12---------|
G|--------14(15)(14)---14(15)(14)-14p12---------------------14--------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------14----------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Repeat the above (without Gtr II)

Interlude II: same as Interlude I except that a second guitar pick slides down the neck 
the strings B & G at a point in the interlude (listen to the song for timing)

Bridge I:

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------5-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-7-7-7----7-6-5---------5----------------3----------------5----------|
E|------------------7-7-7-7----7-6-5-5-5-5-5----5-4-3-7-7-7-7----5-6-7---|
 |PM------|        |-------|        |-------|        |-------------------|
 |Gtr II
e|-----------------------------------------------------19~~~~~-|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------5--------------------------------------------|
A|-7-7-7-7----7-6-5---------5----------------3----------|
E|------------------7-7-7-7----7-6-5-5-5-5-5----5-4-3---|
PM|-------|        |-------|        |-------------------|

Chorus I:
                                (x4)
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-------2-------------------------|
A|-4-4-4-0-4-2-4-x-xxx-xxx-xxx-xxx-|
E|-2-2-2---2-0-2—x-xxx-xxx-xxx-xxx-|

Verse III: same as Verse II

Interlude III: same as Interlude I except that the following is added by a second guitar 
to the song for timing):

e|----------------------------|
B|-14(15)(14)—17(19)(18)(19)--|
G|-14(15)(15)-----------------|
D|----------------------------|
A|----------------------------|
E|----------------------------|

Bridge II: same as Bridge I

Chorus II: same as Chorus I

Solo Rhythm: same as Chorus I (x4)
             Then it changes to the same as the interlude riff (x4)

Solo:
                                                                          (x3)
e|-19~-----------------------------||-14-17-17-16-16-14-14-------------------||---------|
B|-----------19~~-\-17~--17-19~~-\-||----------------------17-17-16-16-14-14-||-17(19)~-|
G|------16~------------------------||----------------------------------------||---------|
D|---------------------------------||----------------------------------------||---------|
A|---------------------------------||----------------------------------------||---------|
E|---------------------------------||----------------------------------------||---------|

                                  (x3)
e|-9-12-12-11-11-9-9-----------------||-20(21)~~|
B|-------------------12-12-11-11-9-9-||---------|
G|-----------------------------------||---------|
D|-----------------------------------||---------|
A|-----------------------------------||---------|
E|-----------------------------------||---------|

e|-2-2-2p0-0-0-0-2h4--4-4-4p2-2-2-2-4/5--5-5-5p4-4-4-4-5/7--7-7-7p5-5-5-5-7/9--|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-9-9-9p7-7-7-7-9/10--10-10-10p9-9-9-9-10/12--12-12-12p10-10-10-10-12/14--|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------17(19)-17p14-------------14----------------------|
B|-14-----17—17(19)(18)(19)~~---------------------------------------------------|
G|-----17-----------------------------------18~--16(17)----16p14-16p15p14----14-|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------16----|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------14-16-14~--4-2-4(6)(4)---4(6)(6)(6)(6)(6)(6)(6)-|
D|-16p15p14----14-16p15p14-16-------------------------------------------------|
A|----------16----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--(6)—(6)—(6)—(6)(4)~---------11-9----------------------------|
D|-----------------------10(11)------11-10-9-7------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------9-8-7------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------9-8-7-5-2~-|

e|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-4--4-4-4/6--6-6-6/7--7-7-7/9--9-9-9/11-11-11-11/12-12-12-12/14-14-14-14/16-|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------19(21)(20)~~~~~~~-|
B|-------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------|
D|-16-16-16/17-17-17-17/19--16--19--16-------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|End Solo

Verse IV: same as Verse I

Interlude IV:same as Interlude I except that the following is added by a second guitar 
to the song for timing):

e|--------------------|
B|-17(19)(18)(19)~~~--|
G|--------------------|
D|--------------------|
A|--------------------|
E|--------------------|

Chorus III: same as Chorus I

Outro:

e|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------2--------------2--------------2--------------2--------|
A|-4-2-4-0-4-2-4--4-2-4-0-4-2-4--4-2-4-0-4-2-4--4-2-4-0-4-2-4--|
E|-2-0-2---2-0-2--2-0-2---2-0-2--2-0-2---2-0-2--2-0-2---2-0-2--|

At the end a second guitar adds the following (listen to the song for timing):

e|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|--------------------|
D|-19d-----\----------|
A|--------------------|
E|--------------------|

Enjoy!
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daveybaby wrote on April 15 2008, 09:33 am

Great tab man, even if I am sitting right beside you, therefore this comment is pointless....oh well!

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binadra1234 wrote on May 14 2013, 02:07 pm

Meeeedddddddusssssssaaa!!!!!! Thank you for great tab!

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