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Diadems Tab

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Band- Megadeth
Song- Diadems

Tuning: Eb

Riff 1 (Play 3x)

Guitar 1 (Acoustic)
eb|------7-3p2p0----2-------------------------|
Bb|---/8---------5----3--------3--------------|
Gb|-------------------------/4---4p2p0----0---|
Db|------------------------------------4----2-|
Ab|-------------------------------------------|
Eb|-0--------------------0--------------------|

eb|----0-----------------0---------------|
Bb|----0-----------------0---------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|-------------4-2----------------4-2---|
Ab|-------2-4/5-----2-------2--4/5-----2-|
Eb|-0-----------------0------------------|


Guitar 2 (Acoustic)
eb|------3------------------------------------|
Bb|---/5---5p3p0----3-------------------------|
Gb|--------------4----2--------4--------------|
Db|-------------------------/5---5p4p0----2---|
Ab|------------------------------------5----2-|
Eb|-0--------------------0--------------------|

eb|----0-----------------0---------------|
Bb|----0-----------------0---------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|-------------4-2----------------4-2---|
Ab|-------2-4/5-----2-------2--4/5-----2-|
Eb|-0-----------------0------------------|


Guitar 3 (Distortion)
eb|------3------------------------------------|
Bb|---/5---5p3p0----3----------3--------------|
Gb|--------------4----2-----/4---4p2p0----0---|
Db|------------------------------------4----2-|
Ab|-------------------------------------------|
Eb|-0--------------------0--------------------|

eb|----0-----------------0---------------|
Bb|----0-----------------0---------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|-------------4-2----------------4-2---|
Ab|-------2-4/5-----2-------2--4/5-----2-|
Eb|-0-----------------0------------------|


Guitar 4 (Distortion)
eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------|
Ab|-2--------(2)--------(2)--------(2)---|
Eb|-0--------(0)--------(0)--------(0)---|

eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------|
Ab|-(2)------(2)--------(2)--------(2)---|
Eb|-(0)------(0)--------(0)--------(0)---|



Play Riff 1 but use this for the final bar:
eb|----0-----------------0-------------|
Bb|----0-----------------0-------------|
Gb|------------------------------------|
Db|-------------4-2--------------------|
Ab|-------2-4/5-----2------------2---0-|
Eb|-0-----------------0-----0-/3---2---|



Riff 2 (Distortion)
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|--------------------------|
Ab|-5--5--xx-4-5-4-2-8-8-8-7-|
Eb|-3--3--xx-2-3-2-0-6-6-6-5-|
             * * * *
   "As prehistoric as it seems..."
eb|-------0------------------0-------------|
Bb|-------0------------------0-------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------|
Db|----------------4-2---------------------|
Ab|-5-2--------4/5-----2-2-----------2---0-|
Eb|-3-0------0-----------0------0-/3---2---|
    "...today..."
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|--------------------------|
Ab|-5--5--xx-4-5-4-2-8-8-8-7-|
Eb|-3--3--xx-2-3-2-0-6-6-6-5-|
             * * * *
   "As prehistoric as it seems..."
eb|-------0------------------0--------------|
Bb|-------0------------------0--------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------|
Db|----------------4-2----------------4-2---|
Ab|-5-2--------4/5-----2-2--------4/5-----2-|
Eb|-3-0------0-----------0------0-----------|



Riff 1a (Play 3x)

Guitar 1 (Acoustic)
eb|------7-3p2p0----2-------------------------|
Bb|---/8---------5----3--------3--------------|
Gb|-------------------------/4---4p2p0----0---|
Db|------------------------------------4----2-|
Ab|-------------------------------------------|
Eb|-0--------------------0--------------------|

eb|----0-----------------0---------------|
Bb|----0-----------------0---------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|-------------4-2----------------4-2---|
Ab|-------2-4/5-----2-------2--4/5-----2-|
Eb|-0-----------------0------------------|


Guitar 2 (Acoustic)
eb|------3------------------------------------|
Bb|---/5---5p3p0----3-------------------------|
Gb|--------------4----2--------4--------------|
Db|-------------------------/5---5p4p0----2---|
Ab|------------------------------------5----2-|
Eb|-0--------------------0--------------------|

eb|----0-----------------0---------------|
Bb|----0-----------------0---------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|-------------4-2----------------4-2---|
Ab|-------2-4/5-----2-------2--4/5-----2-|
Eb|-0-----------------0------------------|


Guitar 3 (Distortion)
eb|------3------------------------------------|
Bb|---/5---5p3p0----3----------3--------------|
Gb|--------------4----2-----/4---4p2p0----0---|
Db|------------------------------------4----2-|
Ab|-------------------------------------------|
Eb|-0--------------------0--------------------|

eb|----0-----------------0---------------|
Bb|----0-----------------0---------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|-------------4-2----------------4-2---|
Ab|-------2-4/5-----2-------2--4/5-----2-|
Eb|-0-----------------0------------------|

Guitar 4 (Distortion)
eb|------7-3p2p0----2-------------------------|
Bb|---/8---------5----3-----------------------|
Gb|----------------------------4--------------|
Db|-------------------------/5---5p4p0----2---|
Ab|------------------------------------5----2-|
Eb|-0--------------------0--------------------|

eb|----0-----------------0---------------|
Bb|----0-----------------0---------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|-------------4-2----------------4-2---|
Ab|-------2-4/5-----2-------2--4/5-----2-|
Eb|-0-----------------0------------------|

Guitar 5 (Distortion)
eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------|
Ab|-2--------(2)--------(2)--------(2)---|
Eb|-0--------(0)--------(0)--------(0)---|

eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------|
Ab|-(2)------(2)--------(2)--------(2)---|
Eb|-(0)------(0)--------(0)--------(0)---|



Play Riff 1a but use this for the final bar on first 4 guitars:
eb|----0-----------------0-------------|
Bb|----0-----------------0-------------|
Gb|------------------------------------|
Db|-------------4-2--------------------|
Ab|-------2-4/5-----2------------2---0-|
Eb|-0-----------------0-----0-/3---2---|



Play Riff 2  "The harlot puddles..."


Riff 2a
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|--------------------------|
Ab|-5--5--xx-4-5-4-2-8-8-8-7-|
Eb|-3--3--xx-2-3-2-0-6-6-6-5-|
             * * * *
   "I look above and see..."
eb|-------0------------------0-------------|
Bb|-------0------------------0-------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------|
Db|----------------4-2---------------------|
Ab|-5-2--------4/5-----2-2-----------2---0-|
Eb|-3-0------0-----------0------0-/3---2---|

eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------|
Ab|-5--5--xx-4-5-4-2-8-8-8-7---5-|
Eb|-3--3--xx-2-3-2-0-6-6-6-5---3-|
             * * * *
   "This one ain't over til..."


Riff 3                                x3
eb|-----0--------0---------------------|
Bb|-----0--------0---------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------|
Db|----------4-------------------------|
Ab|-2------2-2------4-5-4-5--2-4-5-4-3-|
Eb|-0------0--------2-3-2-3--0-2-3-2-1-|
                    * * * *  * * * * *
eb|-----0--------0---------------------|
Bb|-----0--------0---------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------|
Db|----------4-------------------------|
Ab|-2------2-2------4-5-4-5--2-4-5-6-7-|
Eb|-0------0--------2-3-2-3--0-2-3-4-5-|
                    * * * *  * * * * *


Riff 4
eb|------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------|
Db|-9------9-----------7------7-----------10-|
Ab|-7-xxx--7-8-xxxx--8-5-xxx--5-10-10-9-8--8-|
Eb|---xxx----6-xxxx--6---xxx-----8--8-7-6----|
                                 *  * *
eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------|
Db|-9------9-----------7------7---------10-|
Ab|-7-xxx--7-8-xxxx--8-5-xxx--5--888-88--8-|
Eb|---xxx----6-xxxx--6---xxx-----666-66----|
                                 *** **  *

Final time
Both guitars
eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------|
Db|-9------9-----------7------7-------------|
Ab|-7-xxx--7-8-xxxx--8-5-xxx--5-10-10-9-8-x-|
Eb|---xxx----6-xxxx--6---xxx-----8--8-7-6-x-|
                                 *  * *

Guitar 1
eb|-12--9---------------------------|
Bb|--------11~--8~------------------|
Gb|-----------------9~--6~----------|
Db|-------------------------8~--5~--|
Ab|---------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|

Guitar 2
eb|-15--12-------------------------------|
Bb|---------14~--11~---------------------|
Gb|--------------------12~--9~-----------|
Db|-----------------------------11~--8~--|
Ab|--------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|


Play Riff 4  "One man rules the earth..."


Riff 5
Guitar 1                               x2
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-7~----7-6~----6-5h6p5~----5-4-------|
Db|-----5-------5-----------5-----2-0-2-|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|
                                       x2
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-9~----9-8~----8-7h8p7~----7-6-------|
Db|-----7-------7-----------7-----4---4-|
Ab|---------------------------------7---|
Eb|-------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-10~----10-9~----9-10~----10-9~----9-|
Db|------8--------8--------8--------8---|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------|
Bb|-------------------|
Gb|-10---9---10---9---|
Db|----8---8----8---8-|
Ab|-------------------|
Eb|-------------------|

eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-10-7---7-9-7---7-10-7---7-9-7---7-|
Db|------8-------8--------8-------8---|
Ab|-----------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------|


Guitar 2                               x2
eb|-7~-----7-6~-----6-5h6p5---5-3-----0-|
Bb|-----5--------5----------5-----3-0---|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|
                                       x2
eb|-9~-----9-8~-----8-7h8p7---7-5-----2-|
Bb|-----7--------7----------7-----5-2---|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|

eb|-10~-----10-9~-----9-10~-----10-9~----9-|
Bb|------8---------8---------8---------8---|
Gb|----------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------|

eb|-10---9---10---9---|
Bb|----8---8----8---8-|
Gb|-------------------|
Db|-------------------|
Ab|-------------------|
Eb|-------------------|

eb|-10p8---8-9p8---8-10p8---8-9p8---8-|
Bb|------8-------8--------8-------8---|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------|


Riff 6           x4
eb|---------------|
Bb|---------------|
Gb|---------------|
Db|---------------|
Ab|-2-----------2-|
Eb|-0-------0-0-0-|
            * *
  "I saw a new Earth that day..."
                     x4
eb|-------------------|
Bb|-------------------|
Gb|-9-----(9)\--------|
Db|-5-----(5)\--------|
Ab|-7-----(7)\------2-|
Eb|-------------0-0-0-|
                * *
    "Vengeance is mine..."
                 x4
eb|---------------|-----|
Bb|---------------|-----|
Gb|---------------|-----|
Db|---------------|-----|
Ab|-2-----------2-|--2--|
Eb|-0-------0-0-0-|--0--|
            * *
    "....man..."


Notation:

10^        = bend a quarter step.
10b11      = bend a half step.
10b12      = bend a full step.
10b12r10   = bend and release.
[10]12     = pre-bend.
[10]12r10  = pre-bend and release.
{14}       = pick the 14th fret while holding the most
             previous bend.
<17>       = touch the string above the 17th fret while
             previous note(s) is(are) still ringing.

10b13*     = tremolo bar bend, from the 10th fret to the 13th fret.
7d4*       = tremolo bar dive, from the 7th fret to the 4th fret.
12~*       = tremolo bar vibrato.

x   =  mute with fret-hand
*   =  palm mute
X\\ =  pick slide
h   =  hammer-on
p   =  pull-off
~   =  vibrato
t   =  finger tap
/   =  slide up
\   =  slide down
h.  =  natural harmonics
a   =  artificial harmonics
(9) =  ghost note
tm  =  trem picking
tr  =  trill
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head00000 wrote on February 23 2007, 01:53 am

not even close

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Mustaine75 wrote on September 29 2010, 08:58 pm

You must be deaf then. This is pretty dang close. A couple minor mistakes, but if you can't figure them out by yourself then you need to move to something a little easier than Megadeth.

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