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Megadeth:  My Last Words

transcribed by: Russ Elton      (vicelton@yahoo.com) 

Date last modified:  2/11/01
  
PLEASE DO NOT COPY THIS TAB TO ANOTHER SITE 
WITHOUT AUTHORS' PERMISSION.  THANK YOU

Tuning: Standard (slightly flat = 1/4 step down)

Riff 1

Guitar 1 (clean)
e|-5p0-----8p0-----5p0-----8p0-----|
B|-----6-------6-------6-------6---|
G|-------7-------7-------7-------7-|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|

e|-4p0-----7p0-----4p0-----7p0-----|
B|-----6-------6-------6-------6---|
G|-------7-------7-------7-------7-|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|

e|-3p0-----5p0-----3p0-----5p0-----|
B|-----6-------6-------6-------6---|
G|-------5-------5-------5-------5-|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|

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


Guitar 2 (distortion)
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------5--3------------------|
D|-------------5--(5)\---3--3------------------|
A|--5~---------5--(5)\---------0-----------0-1-|
E|-------4~----------------------3-1-0-1-3-----|
                               * * * * * * * *
e|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------5--3------------------|
D|-----------2h3p2----------5--(5)\---3--3------------------|
A|--5~---3-5-a-----5-3------5--(5)\---------0-----------0-1-|
E|---------------------4~---------------------3-1-0-1-3-----|
                                            * * * * * * * *
e|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------5--3------------------|
D|-----------2h3p2----------5--(5)\---3--3------------------|
A|--5~---3-5-a-----5-3------5--(5)\---------0-----------0-1-|
E|---------------------4~---------------------3-1-0-1-3-----|
                                            * * * * * * * *


Riff 2

Guitar 1                          x4
e|-5p0-----4p0-----3p0-----1p0-----|
B|-----6-------6-------6-------3---|
G|-------7-------7-------5-------2-|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|

Guitar 2
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|--------------10-7-9---7~----------|
D|-----/6~--5~--------10-----/6~--5~-|
A|-/5~-------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|
                       x2
e|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|-10-7-9---7~----------|
D|-------10-----/6~--5~-|
A|----------------------|
E|----------------------|

Guitar 3
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|---------------10-7-9---7~-----------|
D|-----/10~--9~--------10-----/10~--9~-|
A|-/5~---------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|
                        x2
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-10-7-9---7~-----------|
D|-------10-----/10~--9~-|
A|-----------------------|
E|-----------------------|


Riff 3 (one guitar is clean, the other distorted)
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-10----8---6---5-------------------------------|
G|----10---9---7---5--7---5----------------------|
D|----------------------8-----5------------------|
A|--------------------------8---8-7-3-5~~---(5)\-|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

End intro

Riff 4
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|-7p5p0--------5h7-7p5p0-------|
D|-7p5p0-7p5p0--5h7-7p5p0-7p5p0-|
A|-------7p5p0------------7p5p0-|
E|------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|-5h7-7p5p0----------------------|
D|-5h7-7p5p0-7p5p0--5/---10---5---|
A|-----------7p5p0--------8---3---|
E|--------------------------------|


Riff 5
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|-7p5p0--------5-7-7p5p0-------|
D|-7p5p0-7p5p0--5-7-7p5p0-7p5p0-|
A|-------7p5p0------------7p5p0-|
E|------------------------------|
                * * 
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|-5-7-7p5p0----------------------|
D|-5-7-7p5p0-7p5p0--5/---10---5---|
A|-----------7p5p0--------8---3---|
E|--------------------------------|
   * * 


Riff 6
e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|-7---------5----0----|
A|-5----3----3----0----|
E|------1--------------|
  "My life's on time...."

e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|-7---------5--4--3-----7----|
A|-5----3----3--2--1--3--5----|
E|------1-------------1-------|
  "Six to one's the odds..."

Play Riff 4
Play Riff 6   "Place the pistol down..."
Play Riff 4
Play Riff 6   "A click comes from the hammer..."

Riff 7
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|----------9/10-9------------------------5-6-----|
A|-5~~------7/-8-7----------7/8-7---------3-4-5~~-|
E|------------------6~~-----5/6-5--3~~------------|
                  "Anybody............somebody..."

Riff 8
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|-7-----------------9/10-9--------------------------|
A|-5-555555555555555-7/-8-7--8-----------------7/8-7-|
E|---------------------------6-666666666666666-5/6-5-|
     ***************           ***************
                            "...anybody..."
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------5-6-7-----------------------|
A|-5-----------------3-4-5-555555555555555555555-|
E|-3-333333333333333-----------------------------|
     ***************       *********************
                  "....whoa......"

Play Riff 8   Solo Rhythm

Solo 
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

End solo


Play Riff 8   "You....next victim..."

Ending:
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|-7-----------------9/10-9--------------------------|
A|-5-555555555555555-7/-8-7--8-----------------7/8-7-|
E|---------------------------6-666666666666666-5/6-5-|
     ***************           ***************
    "You..............next victim...."
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-------------------5-6-|
A|-5-----------------3-4-|
E|-3-333333333333333-----|
     ***************    
   "You............next to..."
                           x3
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------7p5---5---7-|
D|--------5h7h8-----8---8---|
A|--5h7h8-------------------|
E|--------------------------|
  "...die...."

e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-------------7p5---5------------------5\-|
D|-------5h7h8-----8---8-7-----------7--5\-|
A|-5h7h8-------------------8~~-------5--3\-|
E|-----------------------------------------|
                    "....you..........die."

Notation:

10b12      = pick the 10th fret, then bend to the 12th fret.
10b12r10   = pick the 10th fret, then bend to the 12th fret,
             then release to the 10th fret.
[10]12r10  = bend to the 12th fret from the 10th fret, pick,
             then release to the 10th fret.
10b12 [14] = pick the 14th fret while holding the previous bend.

10b15*     = tremolo bar bend, from the 10th fret to the 15th fret.
7d2*       = tremolo bar dive, from the 7th fret to the 2nd 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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kman123 30 Sep 13, 2007 02:37 AM

great tab man. shame bout the solo though

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