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Song: This Is Heavy Metal
Band: Lordi
Tabbed by: unspeakable.elvis@gmail.com

Tuning: D Standard (low-to-high: D G C F A d)

Legend:

.       palm mute
h       hammer on
p       pull off
/       slide up to note
\       slide down from note
7b9     bend 7th fret major second up
9r7     release previous bend
(n)     ghost note
~       vibrato
7b9-b9  bend 7th fret up major second, then strike string again while bent
\\\     tremolo picking


Intro: Main Riff
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| Play
|-----------------------5---4-5-4-|-----------------------5-----7---| x2
|-----------------------5---4-5-4-|-----------------------3-----5---|
|-0---7~--0-6~--0-5~--0-----------|-0---7~--0-6~--0-5~--0-----------|



Verse
~~~~~
 "they are all dead..."            "never left..."           "there's no..."
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-5---4---|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-5---4---|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|---------------------------------|
  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . . . . . . . . . . .     


 "way you can win..."         "the rocking dead..."
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| Guitar
|---------------------------------|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-5---4---| 1
|-2---------------------------2---|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-5---4---|
|-0---------------------------0---|---------------------------------|
|                                 | . . . . . . . . . . . .         |
|                                 |                                 |
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| Guitar
|---------------------------------|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-5---4---| 2
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-5---4---|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|---------------------------------|
  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . . . . . . . . . . .     


Bridge
~~~~~~
 "oooh, you never got it the hair metal mayhem..."
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-----------------3---------------|---------------------------------|
|-2---------------2---------------|---------------------------------|
|-2---------------0---------------|-----5---4-5-----4-5-4-2-----4-5-|
|-0-------------------------------|-----5---4-5-----4-5-4-2-----4-5-|
|---------------------------------|-0-0---0-----0-0---------0-0-----|
                                    . .   .     . .         . .

 "oooh, i've heard..."             "now let's see..."   "now this is heavy..."
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-----------------3---------------|---------------------------------|
|-2---------------2---------------|-5---------------4-4-4-----------|
|-2---------------0---------------|-5---------------4-4-4-----------|
|-0-------------------------------|-3---------------2-2-2-----------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|



Chorus 1: Main Riff
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 "metal!"             "no matter..."                  "now this is heavy..."
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| Play
|-----------------------5---4-5-4-|-----------------------5-----7---| x2
|-----------------------5---4-5-4-|-----------------------3-----5---|
|-0---7~--0-6~--0-5~--0-----------|-0---7~--0-6~--0-5~--0-----------|


Then back to Verse, Bridge, after which:
             ~~~~~  ~~~~~~


Chorus 2: Main Riff
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 "metal!"             "no matter..."                  "now this is heavy..."
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-----------------------5---4-5-4-|-----------------------5-----7---|
|-----------------------5---4-5-4-|-----------------------3-----5---|
|-0---7~--0-6~--0-5~--0-----------|-0---7~--0-6~--0-5~--0-----------|


 "metal!"          "the only righteous..."      "yeah yeah yeah!"
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-----------------------5---4-5-4-|-----------------4---4-4-4-4-4-4-|
|-----------------------5---4-5-4-|-----------------2---2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|-0---7~--0-6~--0-5~--0-----------|-0---7~--0-6~--0-----------------|
                                                        . . . . . .


|-----------------|
|-----------------|
|-----------------|
|-4-4-4-5-----7---|
|-2-2-2-3-----5---|
|-----------------|
  . . .


Pre-Solo
~~~~~~~~
    "hea - vy     me - tal..."
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------| Play
|-----5---4-5-----4-5-4-2-----4-5-| x3
|-----5---4-5-----4-5-4-2-----4-5-|
|-0-0---0-----0-0---------0-0-----|
  . .   .     . .         . .


|-----------------------7-----9----|
|-----------------------10b12-12b14|
|----------------------------------| Lead
|----------------------------------| Guitar
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|                                  |
|   "hea - vy     me - tal!"       |
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------| Rhythm
|-----5---4-5-----4-5---5-----7----| Guitar
|-----5---4-5-----4-5---3-----5----|
|-0-0---0-----0-0-----0------------|
  . .   .     . .     .


Solo (Lead)
~~~~~~~~~~~

|---------------15-p12---------------15-p12---------------15-p12-|
|-15b17-b17-b17--------15b17-b17-b17--------15b17-b17-b17--------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|

|---------------15-p12---------------15-p12-------15-p12-|
|-15b17-b17-b17--------15b17-b17-b17--------15b17--------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|


|-15p12-15p12-15p12-15p12-16p12-16p12-16p12-16p12-|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|


|-15p12-15p12--------------------------------------|
|-------------15p12-15p12--------------------------|
|-------------------------14p12-14p12-14\----------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|


|-/17--19p17-20p17-19p17-20p17-19p17-20p17-19p17-20p17-19p17-20p17-|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|


|-19p17-20p17-19p17-20p17-20b22------r20-----|
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|


      tremolo picking                slow bend
|-20b22///-r20///-19///-17///------------------------|
|-----------------------------20---------b22---------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|



Solo (Rhythm)
~~~~~~~~~~~~~

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-2-----------------------5---4---|-2---------------------------5---|
|-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3---2---|-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-5---3---|
|---------------------------------|-------------------------3-------|
      . . . . . . . . . .               . . . . . . . . . .

                                                          "now this is heavy..."
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------7----------(7)\-|
|-4-----4-----4-----4-----4---4---|-5---------------7----------(7)\-|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-3---------------5----------(5)\-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
    . .   . .   . .   . .   .   .


Post-Solo
~~~~~~~~~
 "metal..."             "no matter..."              "now this is heavy..."
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-------(bass + drums)------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|


 "metal..."     "the only righteous way..."         "now this is heavy..."
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-4-----4-----4-----4---5-----7---|
|---------------------------------|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-----5---|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
                                      . .   . .   . .   .


Outro: Play Main Riff x3, and then:
~~~~~
 "metal!"          "the only righteous way..."      "now this is heavy metal!"
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-----------------------5---4-5-4-|---------------------------------|
|-----------------------5---4-5-4-|-----------------------9\--------|
|-0---7~--0-6~--0-5~--0-----------|-0---7~--0-6~--0-5~--0-7\--------|


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