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PROMISES
As recorded by Megadeth
(From the 2001 Album THE WORLD NEEDS A HERO)

Transcribed by unregistered
	

Words and Music by Dave Mustaine and Al Pitrelli

E5
2 2 x x x x
	
F#5
4 4 x x x x
	
G5
5 5 x x x x
	
A5
7 7 x x x x

B5
9 9 x x x x
	
C5
10 10 x x x x
	
C#5
11 11 x x x x
	
D5
12 12 x x x x

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Acoustic'
Gtr II (D A D G B E) - 'Dist. 1'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Dist. 2'
Gtr IV (E A D G B E) - 'Dist. 3'

 Intro                                 Verse
  Q=75
 4/4
  Gtr I
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E     E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-5---5---5---5---|-5---5---5---5---||--5---5---5---5---|-6---6---6---6---|
|-6---6---6---6---|-6---6---6---6---||o-6---6---6---6---|-5---5---5---5---|
|---7---7---7---7-|---7---7---7---7-||----7---7---7---7-|---7---7---7---7-|
|-----------------|-----------------||------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------||o-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------||------------------|-----------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-6---6---6---6---|-5---5---5---5---|-5---5---5---5---|-6---6---6---6---|
|-5---5---5---5---|-7---7---7---7---|-6---6---6---6---|-5---5---5---5---|
|---6---6---6---6-|---5---5---5---5-|---7---7---7---7-|---7---7---7---7-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-6---6---6---6---|-5---5---5---5---|
|-5---5---5---5---|-7---7---7---7---|
|---6---6---6---6-|---5---5---5---5-|
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|


 1.
  E S S S S E E E E E   E S S S S E +H
|-------6-------------|-------6-------------||
|-----------8-----8---|-----------8-(8)----o||
|-----8---8-----8---8-|-----8---8-----------||
|-8-8---------8-------|-8-8-----------------||
|---------------------|--------------------o||
|---------------------|---------------------||


 Pre-Chorus
  2.
  Eb5             F5                 Eb5
  Gtr II
  H    +E  Q  E    Q   E  E  +E   Q  E
|---------------|----------------------|
|---------------|----------------------|
|---------------|----------------------|
|-8----(8)-8--8-|-10--10-10-(10)-10--8-|
|-6----(6)-6--6-|--8---8--8--(8)--8--6-|
|---------------|----------------------|


                        F5
  +E  Q  E +E  Q  E   E  Q   E  +E   Q   E
|-------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------|
|-(8)-8--8-(8)-8--8-|-8-10--10-(10)-10--10--|
|-(6)-6--6-(6)-6--6-|-6--8---8--(8)--8---8--|
|-------------------|-----------------------|


                                       $
                    F5
  E Q  E +E  Q  E    E  Q   E  E  Q.
|-----------------|--------------------||
|-----------------|--------------------||
|-----------------|--------------------||
|-8-8--8-(8)-8--8-|-10-10--10-12-12----||
|-6-6--6-(6)-6--6-|--8--8---8--9--9----||
|-----------------|--------------------||


 Chorus
  $$
   G5        Eb5      F5
   Q  S S E  Q.   E   Q.   E S S S S S E.
|-------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------|
|--5--x-x-5\-1----1-|-3----3-5s6-6-6-6s5----|
|--5--x-x-5\-1----1-|-3----3----------------|


  F5                    F5                    F5
  Q.   E S S S S S E.   Q.   E S S S S S E.   Q.   E S S S S S E.
|---------------------|---------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------|----------------------|
|-3----3-5s6-6-6-6s5--|-3----3-5s6-6-6-6s5--|-3----3-5s6-6-6-6s5---|
|-3----3--------------|-3----3--------------|-3----3---------------|


                                  To Dbl. Coda
  F5                    G5        Eb5      F5
  Q.   E S S S S S E.   Q  S S E  Q.   E   W
|---------------------|------------------|--------||
|---------------------|------------------|--------||
|---------------------|------------------|--------||
|---------------------|------------------|--------||
|-3----3-5s6-6-6-6s5--|-5--x-x-5\-1----1-|-3------||
|-3----3--------------|-5--x-x-5\-1----1-|-3------||


   Verse
                                                              D.S. al Coda
    Gtr I
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
||--5---5---5---5---|-6---6---6---6---|-6---6---6---6---|-5---5---5---5-----||
||o-6---6---6---6---|-5---5---5---5---|-5---5---5---5---|-7---7---7---7----o||
||----7---7---7---7-|---7---7---7---7-|---6---6---6---6-|---5---5---5---5---||
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------||
||o-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------o||
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------||


              Interlude
  &
  Gtr II       Gtr I
  W            E S S E E E E E E   E S S E E E E E E
|----------||----3-3---3-----3---|---3-3---1-----1---|
|----------||o-3-3-3-3-3---3---3-|-3-3-3-3-3---3---3-|
|----------||--3-----3-3-3-------|-2-----2-2-2-------|
|----------||--------------------|-------------------|
|-3--------||o-------------------|-------------------|
|-4--------||--------------------|-------------------|


  E S S E E E E E E   E S S E E E E E E
|-----1-1-------0---|-0---0---------0------||
|-3-3-3-3-3---3---3-|-2-2---2-2---2---2---o||
|-1-1-----1-1-------|-2-2---2-2-0----------||
|-------------------|----------------------||
|-------------------|---------------------o||
|-------------------|----------------------||


 Guitar Solo
  E5               F#5                G5                    A5
  Gtr II
  E S S  S S E     S  S E    S  S E   E   S  S  S S E        S  S E    S  S  E
  | | |  | | |     |  | |    |  | |   |   |  |  | | |        |  | |    |  |  |
  / / /  x x /     /  / /    x  x /   /   /  /  x x /        /  / /    x  x  /

  Gtr III
  Q      S S S S a E.     S +E    E   S S E     S S S  S  a  E.     S +E     E
|------------4-7-4s6----------------|---------------7-10-10s12------9-(9)------|
|----------5--------------7-(7)-----|-------------5-------------------------10-|
|-------/4------------------------6-|-7-7-7\---/7------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|------------------------------------------|


  E5                     F#5
   E S S   S  S  E        S  S E      S  S  E
   | | |   |  |  |        |  | |      |  |  |
   / / /   x  x  /        /  / /      x  x  /

   Q       S  S  S  S  a  E.      S  +E     E
|-19------------16-19-16s18-------------------|
|--x---------17------------------19-(19)------|
|-16-----/16-------------------------------18-|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|


  G5                  A5
   E     S S   S  S E  S  S  E     S  S  E
   |     | |   |  | |  |  |  |     |  |  |
   /     / /   x  x /  /  /  /     x  x  /

         ~~~~~~~~~
   S  S  E    +Q       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  a  S
|------------------------------------------16s17-|
|----17------------------------------17-19-------|
|-19----19---(19)-----19s18-16-18-19-------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|


  E5                    F#5
   E  S   S   S S E     S  S E    S  S E
   |  |   |   | | |     |  | |    |  | |
   /  /   /   x x /     /  / /    x  x /

   ~~~
   E.    +S   S S S S a E.     S +E    E
|-16----(16)\---0-4-7-4s6----------------|
|-------------0----------------7-(7)-----|
|--------------------------------------6-|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|


  G5                 A5
  E  S  S   S S E     S  S E    S  S  E
  |  |  |   | | |     |  | |    |  |  |
  /  /  /   x x /     /  / /    x  x  /

  ~~                  ~~~
  E.   +S   S S S  S  E.     S +E     E
|---------------7-10-12------9-(9)------|
|-------------8----------------------10-|
|-7----(7)-/7---------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|


                                                   D.S.S. al Dbl. Coda
  B5                                        C5        C#5       D5
   E  S S E   S S E S S E   S S    E    S S  E    S S  E    S S  Q
   |  | | |   | | | | | |   | |    |    | |  |    | |  |    | |  |
   /  x x /   x x / x x /   x x    /    x x  /    x x  /    x x  /

   H.                   Q          W
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
|-12----------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
|
| Gtr IV
|  ~~~            ~                ~~~~~     ~~~~~     ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
|  E  S S S S S S E S S S S S S    E    E    E    E    Q         E     +E
|-------------------------------|--7---------8---------9--------10----(10)\-|
|---------7-------------9-7-9-7-|-10b12-----11b13-----12b14-----13b15-(13)\-|
|---------7h8-x-x---x-x-9-7-9-7-|-------------------------------------------|
|--9--x-x-----x-x-9-x-x---------|-------------------------------------------|
|---------------x---x-x---------|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|


  &&
  Gtr I
  E E E E E E E E    E  E E E E E  E  E
|-5---5---5---5---|--5----5---5----5----|
|-6---6---6---6---|--6----6---6----6----|
|---7---7---7---7-|-----7---7---7-----7-|
|-----------------|---------------------|
|-----------------|---------------------|
|-----------------|---------------------|
|
| Gtr II
| W                 +H.           +Q
|-----------------|---------------------|
|-----------------|---------------------|
|-----------------|---------------------|
|-7---------------|-(7)-----------(7)---|
|-5---------------|-(5)-----------(5)---|
|-----------------|---------------------|


   E  E E E E E E E    E  E E E E E E E
|--5----5---5---5---|--5----5---5---5----|
|--6----6---6---6---|--6----6---6---6----|
|-----7---7---7---7-|-----7---7---7---7--|
|-------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------|--------------------|
|
| +W                  +W
|-------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------|--------------------|
|-(7)---------------|-(7)----------------|
|-(5)---------------|-(5)----------------|
|-------------------|--------------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-5---5---5---5---|-5---5---5---5---*|
|-6---6---6---6---|-6---6---6---6---*|
|---7---7---7---7-|---7---7---7---7-*|
|-----------------|-----------------*|
|-----------------|-----------------*|
|-----------------|-----------------*|



Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
 - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <> - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths

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