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MegaDeth - Holy Wars.. The Punishment is Due

This is probably Dave Mustaine's best solo, I modified this from another tab and
made it more 'printer-friendly'. You will need 24 frets (and I think a tremolo arm) to
play this exactly how Dave plays it, but there are ways around it.
e|--------------------|-------------------------------17b19r=|
B|--------------------|--------------------------------------|
G|-[14]---------------|-[14]b16====(14)r---[14]--------------|
D|--------------------|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------|--------------------------------------|

e|-17b19----------17---------------17b19r|=17b19==================(17)r---------17b19r|
B|---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------[14]-----------|--------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|

e|-(17)b19====17r---17b19r(17)b19====17r---|-17b19====(17)r---17b19r(17)b19====17r-----|
B|-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|

e|-17p15p12-12-12--12-------------------------------------|
B|--------------------17p=15p12--17p15p=12-17p=15p=12-----|
G|-----------------------------------------------------15-|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-12--------------------------------------------|
G|-----15p=14p12--15p=14p=12-15p=14p=12----12----|
D|--------------------------------------14----14-|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|-13-12-14p13p12----14p13p12-------------------|
A|----------------14----------14p13---14p13p12--|
E|----------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-14p13p12----14p13p12-10-12-10-12p10-|-----------------------------5---|
E|----------14-------------------------|-0--------------------0----------|

e|----------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|--------------------------------14-----|
D|----------------------------------------|-------------------12-13---14------14--|
A|--3---0---3p==0------3p=0--------3p0----|-10h12p10-12h13-14---------------------|
E|-------------------------------4--------|---------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------12-12h15p12-15-15-17p15-|
G|-12h14-12h14-15p14p12----------------------------|
D|----------------------14-------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------12h=15h17-------------12h15h|
B|-17p15p12-15h17p=15p12-17p=15p12-15h=17-----------12h=15h=17--------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-17-------------12h=15h17-------------12h15h17-17p15p12-|
B|-----12h=15h17-------------12h=15h=17-------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

e|-17b18r==(17)-12-17p15p12----------------------|
B|--------------------------17-17p15p12-17p15p12-|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------|
B|------------------------15p14p12-15p12-|
G|-15----12------------------------------|
D|----------15-15p12-14------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|-15p12----12-15p=12-17p=12-----12-15p=12-17p=12------12---|
G|-------15------------------15--------------------15-------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|-17p=12-----12-15p=12--17p=12-----12--15p12-17p12----12-|
G|--------15--------------------15------------------15----|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-17p12----12-15p12-17p12----12-15p12-17p12----12-|
G|-------15----------------15----------------15----|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-17p12----12-15p12-17p12----12-15p12-17p12----12-|
G|-------15----------------15----------------15----|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|-15p12----12-17p=12-----12-15p=12-----12-17p=12------12-|
G|-------16-----------16------------16-------------16-----|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|-15p=12-----12-17p=12------12-15p=12-----12-17p12----12-|
G|--------16-------------16-------------16----------16----|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-17p15p12----12-17p15p12----12-17p15p12----|
G|----------15-------------15-------------15-|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------|
B|-12-17p15p12----12-17-15p12----12-12------|
G|-------------15-------------15-------12---|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|-17p15p12----17p=15p12-----17p=15p12-----17p=15p=12-----|
G|----------12------------12------------12-------------12-|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|-18p=16p13-----18p=16p=13-----18p=16p=13----18p16p13----|
G|------------13-------------13------------13----------13-|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-19p17p14----19p17p14----19p17p14----19p17p14----|
G|----------14----------14----------14----------14-|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-20p18p15----20p18p15----20p18p15----20p18p15----|
G|----------15----------15----------15----------15-|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|-21p19p16----21p=19p16-----22p=20p17-----22p=20p=17-----|
G|----------16------------16------------17-------------17-|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------| *
B|-23p=21p18-----23p=21p=18-----24p=22p=19----24p22p19----|
G|------------18-------------18------------19----------19-|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

e|-22b24-------22b24-------|-22b24---22b24---22b24---22b24---22b25\--| **
B|-------------------------|---------------------------------------\-|
G|-------------------------|----------------------------------------\|
D|-------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------|-----------------------------------------|

************************************

| b    Bend
| [n]  Artificial harmonic (Pinch harmonic)
| r    Release
| p    Pull-off
| h    Hammer-on
| \    Slide down

************************************
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Sassi93 125 Feb 13, 2007 02:27 AM

This is GREAT!!

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a god 125 Apr 19, 2008 06:03 AM

you're right. in the end, Dave does a slow divebomb on the low E string and then brings it back up

-1 reply
Survivalism 474 Sep 18, 2008 03:08 AM

Dave doesn't use tremolos.

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