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Band- Megadeth
Song- Mastermind

Tuning: Standard

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

e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-----------------------|
A|-5-5-5-5-2----5-5-5-5--|
E|-3-3-3-3-0----3-3-3-3--|


Riff 1
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|--------------------------5-----7-|
A|---7-6---5-----5----7-6-----6-7---|
E|-0-----7---6-7----0-----7---------|
   *     *          *     *
e|----------------------------------|
B|--------------------------8-8-8-8-|
G|--------------------------7-7-7-7-|
D|--------------------------5-5-5-5-|
A|---7-6---5-----5----7-6-----------|
E|-0-----7---6-7----0-----7---------|
   *     *          *     *
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|--------------------------5-----7-|
A|---7-6---5-----5----7-6-----6-7---|
E|-0-----7---6-7----0-----7---------|
   *     *          *     *
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|--------------------------9p7-9p7-|
D|--------------------------9p7-9p7-|
A|---7-6---5-----5----7-6---7---7---|
E|-0-----7---6-7----0-----7---------|
   *     *          *     *


Riff 2
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|-------5----------4----------3----------2---|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|-3-3-3---3--2-2-2---2--1-1-1---1--0-0-0---0-|
   * * *   *  * * *   *  * * *   *  * * *   *
  "Anonymous existence..."
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------0tr2-|
D|-------5----------4----------3----------2------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-3-3-3---3--2-2-2---2--1-1-1---1--0-0-0--------|
   * * *   *  * * *   *  * * *   *  * * *
  "Destroy the logic..."
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------0h2p0----|
D|-------5----------4----------3----------2------2p0-|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|-3-3-3---3--2-2-2---2--1-1-1---1--0-0-0------------|
   * * *   *  * * *   *  * * *   *  * * *
  "Enmassed and purposeless..."
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------Guitar 2-|
G|-----------------------------------------(/16-12~)-|
D|-------5----------4----------3----------2----------|
A|-----------------------------------------------5---|
E|-3-3-3---3--2-2-2---2--1-1-1---1--0-0-0----0-------|
   * * *   *  * * *   *  * * *   *  * * *    *
  "Neo-neuro torture..."


Play Riff 1   "Mastermind..."


Riff 2a
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------0h2p0----|
D|-------5----------4----------3----------2------2p0-|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|-3-3-3---3--2-2-2---2--1-1-1---1--0-0-0------------|
   * * *   *  * * *   *  * * *   *  * * *
  "Invade the core..."
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------0tr2-|
D|-------5----------4----------3----------2------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-3-3-3---3--2-2-2---2--1-1-1---1--0-0-0--------|
   * * *   *  * * *   *  * * *   *  * * *
  "Design vacant beings..."
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------0h2p0----|
D|-------5----------4----------3----------2------2p0-|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|-3-3-3---3--2-2-2---2--1-1-1---1--0-0-0------------|
   * * *   *  * * *   *  * * *   *  * * *
  "Encrypted horror codes..."
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------Guitar 2-|
G|-----------------------------------------(/16-12~)-|
D|-------5----------4----------3----------2----------|
A|-----------------------------------------------5---|
E|-3-3-3---3--2-2-2---2--1-1-1---1--0-0-0----0-------|
   * * *   *  * * *   *  * * *   *  * * *    *
  "Processing brains..."


Play Riff 1   "Mastermind..."
Lead into next section:
e|-----|
B|-----|
G|-----|
D|-----|
A|--2--|
E|--0--|
  "...real....real...real..."


Riff 3
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-2-----2-----2h3-2-----2-----2p0-|
A|-2-----2-----2h3-2-----2-----2p0-|
E|---0-0---0-0-------0-0---0-0-----|
     * *   * *       * *   * *
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|-2-----2-----2h3-----0--1-|
A|-2-----2-----2h3--2--0--1-|
E|---0-0---0-0------2-------|
     * *   * *


Riff 4  (Solo Rhythm)
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------2-|
D|-4-----4-----2h4-2-----3-----4---2-|
A|-4-----4-----2h4-2-----3-----4-----|
E|---2-2---2-2-------2-2---2-2---2---|
     * *   * *       * *   * *   *
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|---------------5-5-5-4~--2p0-|
D|-----4-----2---5-5-5-4~--2p0-|
A|-----4-----2-----------------|
E|-2-2---2-2---2---------------|
   * *   * *   *
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|-----------------2---------------|
D|-4-----4-----2h4-2-----4-----2h4-|
A|-4-----4-----2h4-------4-----2h4-|
E|---2-2---2-2-------2-2---2-2-----|
     * *   * *       * *   * *
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|---4-2---2-------------3----|
A|-------4---4-3-2-------3----|
E|-2---------------0-0-0----0-|
   *               * * *


Solo (Friedman)
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|------4b6----4b6~~----4b5~~----4b6r4-2~~-|
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-X\\-------------------------------------|

e|--------15p14-11----------------------------------|
B|------13-------a-12-------------------------------|
G|----12-------------11--16b18r16b18r16b18r16b18r16-|
D|-/14----------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

e|----------{14}--------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|-(16)b18------{16}--(18)r16-------|
D|----------------------------16b18-|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|

e|---19b21--[19]20-[19]21-[19]20-[19]21-[19]20-[19]21-|
B|-x--------------------------------------------------|
G|-x--------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

e|-19b21~~--19b20r19--------------|
B|-------------------19p17--------|
G|-------------------------18~~\--|
D|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------|
B|---------14-17--------------14-17-17p14---|
G|-/16b18--------14~~--16b18-------------16-|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|-16-16p14----------16----------------------------------|
G|---------16p14--14-16p14-----16p14---------------------|
D|--------------16--------16p14-----16p14--14----(14)~~\-|
A|---------------------------------------16--------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|

End Solo


Play Riff 3   Solo Rhythm


Solo (Mustaine)
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|---------------14-----12-----------------------|
G|---------------14-----12h13--x-x---------------|
D|-14-14~~----14----14---------x-x--12h14~--14~~-|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|--------------------x\-------------|
D|-12-14-15-14-12-----x\--------14~~-|
A|----------------14------/(13)------|
E|-----------------------------------|

e|------------------------------12-------12-------|
B|----14----12------------15-16-------------15-16-|
G|----14----12h13--x---------------14b16----------|
D|-14----14--------x--12--------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

e|-12-------------------------------------------|
B|-----------12----------------14----12~--(12)\-|
G|----14b16-----14b16r14p12----14----12~--(12)\-|
D|--------------------------14----14------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

e|--------0------------------------------------------------|
B|------0---3-0-----0-----0--------------------------------|
G|-2b4----------2b4---2b4---2p0---0---0-2-0--2/4/20\-------|
D|------------------------------2---2-------[steady gliss]-|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------12-15-17-|
B|-----------------------------12-15---------|
G|---------------------12-14-15--------------|
D|----------------12-14----------------------|
A|-x------12-13-14---------------------------|
E|-x-12-15-----------------------------------|

e|-17b19--{17}{17}{17}{17}{17}{17}{17}{17}...-|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|

e|-(19)r18-{17}{17}{17}{17}{17}-(18)r17p15-|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------|

End Solo

Play Riff 2a   "Hail to the power age..."


Riff 5
Guitar 1                                                 x3
e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------9------------8------------7------------6---7---8-|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-7-7---7~---6-6-6---6~---5-5-5---5~---4-4-4---5---6---|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|
   "I tell you what to think..."
e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------9------------8------------7------6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-|
D|----------------------------------------x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|
A|-7-7-7---7~---6-6-6---6~---5-5-5---5~---4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|
   "I tell you what to get..."

Guitar 2 (comes in the 3rd time)
e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------9-----------11-----------12------------6---7---8-|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-7-7---7~---9-9-9---9~--101010--10~---4-4-4---5---6---|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|
   "I tell you what to think..."
e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------9-----------11-----------12------6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-|
D|----------------------------------------x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|
A|-7-7-7---7~---9-9-9---9~--101010--10~---4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|
   "I tell you what to get..."


Play Riff 1   "Mastermind..."

Ending:
e|-----|
B|-----|
G|-----|
D|-----|
A|--2--|
E|--0--|
 "...subject."


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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aahlstrom93 20 Jul 06, 2010 07:05 PM

Epic riff, thanks for tabbing this dude.

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