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Hook In Mouth Tab

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                              HOOK IN MOUTH
                                 Megadeth
            (From The 1988 Album So Far, So Good....So What!)


Transcribed by Jonathan Casper (confinedforever)

Gtr 1 - Tuning Standard - (E A D G B E)


Intro
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|
A|-8-5-7----8-7-5----8-5-7----8-7-5-2-|
E|-6-3-5----6-5-3----6-3-5----6-5-3-0-|


"Cockroach in the concrete..."


Lead into next section:
e|----------------|
B|----------------|
G|----------------|
D|----------------|
A|-8-5-7----8-7-5-|
E|-6-3-5----6-5-3-|


Riff 1
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------|
A|-7/8-----5/7-------4/5-----------------|
E|-5/6-0-0-3/5-0-0-0-2/3-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
       * *     * * *     * * * * * * * *
  "Rewrites every story..."
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|-7/8-----5/7-------4/5---8-5-7--8-7-5-|
E|-5/6-0-0-3/5-0-0-0-2/3-0-6-3-5--6-5-3-|
       * *     * * *     *       
  "...poem that ever was..."


Lead into next section:
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------| --> Play 2x
A|-8-5-7----8-7-5----8-5-7----8-7-5-|
E|-6-3-5----6-5-3----6-3-5----6-5-3-|



Riff 2
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-----------------------|  --------|
A|-7/8------8/9----------|          |
E|-5/6-0000-6/7-00000000-|          |
       ****     ********            |
e|----------------------------|     |--> Play 3x
B|----------------------------|     |
G|----------------------------|     |
D|--------------------------9-| ----|
A|-9/10------10/11----------7-|
E|-7/-8-0000--8/-9-00000000---|
        ****       ********

e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-----------------------|
A|-7/8------8/9----------|
E|-5/6-0000-6/7-00000000-|
       ****     ********
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|--------------------------|
A|-9/10------10/11----------|
E|-7/-8-0000--8/-9-00000000-|
        ****       ********
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-9-9--9------------------|
A|-7-7--7--10--9--5-----3--|
E|----------8--7--3--00-1--|
                     **
  "As long as there's a P.M.R.C!"



Riff 3 (Solo Rhythm)
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------0h1h2-2h3-3-|
E|-0--00-3-000-0h3-------------|
   *  ** * ***
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-----------------0h1p0-3-|
E|-0--00-3-000-0h3-------1-|
   *  ** * ***


Solo (Young, slightly palm muted)
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|----------------------7----------------|
A|-7-9-10-9-10-9-7-9-10---10-9-10-9-7----|
E|------------------------------------10-|

e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|-------------------7------------------|
D|-----------------9---9-10-7-9---------|
A|-7-9-10-9-10-9-7--------------10-9----|
E|-----------------------------------10-|

e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|----------------------7----------------|
A|-7-9-10-9-10-9-7-9-10---10-9-10-9-7----|
E|------------------------------------10-|

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------10------------------|
G|---------------9-11-12----12-11-12-11-9----|
D|--------7-9-10--------------------------12-|
A|-7-9-10------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------10-----------------|
G|-9-11-12-11-12-11-9-11-12--12-11-12-11-9-11-|
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|

e|------10---------------------------------|
B|-12-13--13-12-10-13-12-10----12-10-------|
G|--------------------------12-------12-11-|
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------10---------------|
G|-12-11-9-11h12-12-11-12-11-9-11h12-12----12-11-12-11-9-|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-11h12-12-11-12-11-9-8-9-8-----------------------|
D|---------------------------9-7-9-7---------------|
A|-----------------------------------10-9-7----7~\-|
E|------------------------------------------10-----|

End Solo


Riff 3a (Solo Rhythm)
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-----------------------3-|
E|-0--00-3-000-0-3-5-0-3-1-|
   *  ** * *** * * * * *


Solo (Mustaine)
e|-19t12p10--20t15p10--19t12p10--20t15p10--19t12p10-20t15p10-|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|

e|-18t12p9--19t14p9--18t12p9--19t14p9--18t12p9-19t14p9-|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

e|-17t10p8--18t13p8--17t10p8--18t13p8--17t10p8-18t13p8-|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

e|-16t10p7--17t12p7--16t10p7--17t12p7--16t10p7-17t12p7-|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

e|-15t8p6--16t11p6--15t8p6--16t11p6--15t8p6-16t11p6-|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

e|-14t8p5--15t10p5--14t8p5--15t10p5--14t8p5-15t10p5-|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

e|-13t6p4--14t9p4--13t6p4--14t9p4--13t6p4-14t9p4-|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

e|-12t6p3--13t8p3--12t6p3--13t8p3--12t6p3-13t8p3-|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

End Solo


Riff 4
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-12--------10--------9-------------------------|
A|-10---------8--------7-----------5h7----8p7----|
E|------------------------------00-----00-----00-|
                                **     **     **
   " 'F' is for fighting..."
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|-12--------10----5-10-9--------9-------------|
A|-10---------8----3--8-7--------7-10--9--5----|
E|----------------------------------8--7--3--0-|
                                             *
   " 'E' we elect them..."
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-12--------10--------9-------------------------|
A|-10---------8--------7-----------5h7----8p7----|
E|------------------------------00-----00-----00-|
                                **     **     **
   " 'D' for the dying..."
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|-12--------10----5-10-9-9-9------------------|
A|-10---------8----3--8-7-7-7--10--9--5-----3--|
E|------------------------------8--7--3--00-1--|
                                         **
   "This spells out freedom..."


Play Riff 3  Solo Rhythm
Play Riff 3a Solo Rhythm

Same solos are before

Play Riff 4   " 'F' is for fighting..."

Lead into next section:
e|-----|
B|-----|
G|-----|
D|-----|
A|--2--|
E|--0--|


"Draw your hand, right up my shirt..."

Lead into next section:
e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-----------------|
D|-----------------|
A|-8-5-7----8-7-5--|
E|-6-3-5----6-5-3--|
  "...hook in mouth..."


Play Riff 1  "Rewrites every story..."

Ending:
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|-8-5-7----8-7-5----8-5-7----8-7-5-|
E|-6-3-5----6-5-3----6-3-5----6-5-3-|
   "I'm not a fish..."
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------9-|
A|-8-5-7----8-7-5----8-5-7----8-7-5-7-|
E|-6-3-5----6-5-3----6-3-5----6-5-3---|
  "Hook, in, mouth!"


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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