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#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
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99 WAYS TO DIE (Bassline)
As recorded by Megadeth
(From the 1993 Album HIDDEN TREASURES)

Transcribed by cbliss66@aol.com
	

Words and Music by Mustaine
Arranged by Megadeth

Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Ellefson'

 Intro                                Verses
  Moderately Fast Rock Q=164
                                   $
 4/4             5/4                  4/4
  Gtr I
  E Q.   E Q.     E Q.   E Q  E Q      E E E E Q   E E   E E E E E E E E
|---------------|------------------||------------------|------------------|
|---------------|------------------||o-----------------|------------------|
|-2-1----2-1----|-2-1----2-1-------||o---------7\------|------------------|
|---------------|-------------3-3--||--0-0-0-0-----0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|


  E E E E Q   E E   E E E E E Q.     E E E E Q   E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|---------7\------|----------------|---------7\------|------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-----0-0-|-0-3-4-0-5-3----|-0-0-0-0-----0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-1--|


  E E E E Q   E E   E E E E E Q.     E E E E Q   E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|---------7\------|----------------|---------7\------|------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-----0-0-|-0-3-4-0-5-3----|-0-0-0-0-----0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|


  E E E E Q   E E   E E E E E Q.     E E E E Q   E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|---------7\------|----------------|---------7\------|------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-----0-0-|-0-3-4-0-5-3----|-0-0-0-0-----0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-1--|


                                     Bridge
  E E E E Q   E E   E E E E E Q.      Q.   Q.   Q    +E  Q.   E E E E
|-----------------|----------------||--------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|----------------||--------------|-------------------|
|---------7\------|----------------||--------------|----------5-4-5-7--|
|-0-0-0-0-----0-0-|-0-3-4-0-5-3----||-0----2----3--|-(3)-5-------------|


  Q.   Q.   Q    +E  Q.   E E E E   Q.   Q.   Q    +E  Q.   E E E E
|--------------|------------------|--------------|-------------------|
|--------------|------------------|--------------|-------------------|
|--------------|----------5-4-5-7-|-7----5----3--|-(3)-2----2-0-5-0--|
|-0----2----3--|-(3)-5------------|--------------|-------------------|


                                  Chorus
                       To Coda
  Q  E Q  E Q    E Q  E E E E E    E E S S E E E E E   +E  E E E E E Q
|--------------|----------------||-------------------|------------------|
|-----------1--|---2--1-4-2-4-5-||-------------------|------------------|
|-2----3--2----|-3--------------||-----------7-------|------------------|
|----5---------|----------------||-0-0-0-0-0---0-7-6-|-(6)-6-6-6-6-0-1--|


  E E E E E E E E   +Q   E E +E  +E   Q    E E E E E E E E   +E  E E E E E Q
|-----------------|----------------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|----------------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-------7-7-------|----------------------|---------7-------|------------------|
|-0-0-0-------7-6-|-(6)--7-6-(6)-(6)\-1--|-0-0-0-0---0-7-6-|-(6)-6-6-6-6-0-1--|


  E E S S E E E E E   +Q   E E +E  +E   Q
|-------------------|----------------------|
|-------------------|----------------------|
|-----------7-------|----------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-0---0-7-6-|-(6)--7-6-(6)-(6)\-1--|


 1.
  Q.   Q.   a Q    +E  Q.   Q  Q
|----------------|-------------------||
|----------------|------------------o||
|----------------|------------------o||
|-2----0----3s5--|-(5)-3----2--1-----||


  2.
  E E S S E E E E E   +E  E E E E E Q
|-------------------|------------------|
|-------------------|------------------|
|-----------7-------|------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-0---0-7-6-|-(6)-6-6-6-6-0-1--|


  E E E E E E E E   +Q   E E +E  +E   Q
|-----------------|----------------------||
|-----------------|----------------------||
|---------7-------|----------------------||
|-0-0-0-0---0-7-6-|-(6)--7-6-(6)-(6)\-1--||


                                                           |-3-|
  Q.   Q.   a Q    E Q.   Q  Q    Q.   Q  E Q    +E  E E E Q Q Q
|----------------|--------------|--------------|-----------------|
|----------------|--------------|--------------|-----------------|
|----------------|--------------|--------------|-----------------|
|-2----0----3s5--|-5-3----2--1--|-2----0--2-3--|-(3)-0---2-3-2-1-|


                                    Guitar Solo
                           |-3-|
  Q.   Q  E Q    +E  E E E Q Q Q     E E E E E E E E   +E  E E Q  E E E   4x
|--------------|-----------------||------------------|--------------------||
|--------------|-----------------||o-----------------|-------------------o||
|--------------|-----------5-4-2-||o-----------------|-------------------o||
|-2----0--2-3--|-(3)-0---2-------||--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-(2)-2-2-5--6-5-4---||


    E E E E E E E E   +E  E E E +E  E E E  3x
||------------------|----------------------||
||o-----------------|---------------------o||
||o-----------------|---------------------o||
||--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-(3)-3-3-3-(3)-0-1-2--||


  E E E E E E E E   +E  E E E +E  E E E
|-----------------|----------------------||
|-----------------|----------------------||
|-----------------|----------------------||
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-6-|-(6)-6-6-6-(6)-5-3-1--||


 Interlude
  E E E E E E E E   W            E E E Q  E E E   Q.   Q  E E E
|-----------------|----------||-----------------|-----------------||
|-----------------|----------||o----------------|----------------o||
|-----------------|----------||o----------------|----------------o||
|-0-0-0---0-0-0---|----------||--0-0-0----0-0-0-|------3--4-3-1---||


                                                        Out-Chorus
                    D.S. al Coda    &
                                   6/4                  4/4
  E Q  Q  E E E   E Q  E Q  E E     E E E E W            E E S S E E E E E
|---------------|----------------||------------------||---------------------|
|---------------|----------------||-7-5-7-8-9--------||o--------------------|
|---------------|----------------||------------------||o-----------7--------|
|-0----3--4-3-1-|-0----0----0----||------------------||--0-0-0-0-0---0-7-6--|


  +E  E E E E E Q    E E E E E E E E
|------------------|-----------------|
|------------------|-----------------|
|------------------|-------7-7-------|
|-(6)-6-6-6-6-0-1--|-0-0-0-------7-6-|


  +Q   E E +E  +E   Q   4x     E E S S E E E E E
|-----------------------||-||----------------------|
|----------------------o||-||o---------------------|
|----------------------o||-||o-----------7---------|
|-(6)--7-6-(6)-(6)\-1---||-||--0-0-0-0-0-----7-6---|


  +Q   E E +Q   Q   3x E E S S E E E E E
|-------------------||-------------------|
|------------------o||-------------------|
|------------------o||-----------7-------|
|-(6)--7-6-(6)--1---||-0-0-0-0-0---0-7-6-|


  +Q   E E +Q   E E   +Q   E E +Q   E E
|-------------------|-------------------*|
|-------------------|-------------------*|
|-------------------|-------------------*|
|-(6)--7-6-(6)--7-6-|-(6)--7-6-(6)--7-0-*|



Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
 - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <> - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths

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