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Set The World Afire Tab

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Band- Megadeth
Song- Set The World Afire

Tuning: Standard


Riff 1
Guitar 1                               x3
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------10\9-10\9-10-10\9-|
A|---------------------8\7--8\7--8--8\7-|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-...------------------|
   * * * * * * * *
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|---------------------7-8-|
A|---------------------5-6-|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-...-----|
   * * * * * * * *

Guitar 2               x3
e|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|----------------------|
D|----------------------|
A|----------------------|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-...--|
   * * * * * * * *
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|---------------------7-8-|
A|---------------------5-6-|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-...-----|
   * * * * * * * *


Riff 2
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-9------------------10\9-10\9-10-|
A|-7------2------------8\7--8\7--8-|
E|---0000-0-000000000--------------|
     ****   *********
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|-10\9-------------------7-8-|
A|--8\7------2------------5-6-|
E|------0000-0-0000000000-----|
        ****   **********


Riff 3                                           x3
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------9-9--------------------12-12-|
A|-------------------7-7--------------------10-10-|
E|-0-0-0-5-6-7-0-0-0------0-0-0-5-6-7-0-0-0-------|
   * * * * * * * * *      * * * * * * * * *
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------9-9--------12-12--------7-7-|
A|-------------------7-7--------10-10--------5-5-|
E|-0-0-0-5-6-7-0-0-0------0-0-0--------0-0-0-----|
   * * * * * * * * *      * * *        * * *

Final time
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------9-9--------12-12--------7-|
A|-------------------7-7--------10-10--------5-|
E|-0-0-0-5-6-7-0-0-0------0-0-0--------0-0-0---|
   * * * * * * * * *      * * *        * * *


Riff 4                         x3
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|-9----------------------------|
A|-7------10------9------8------|
E|----000--8--000-7--000-6--000-|
      ***     ***    ***    ***
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|-9---------------------9--|
A|-7------10------9------7--|
E|----000--8--000-7--000----|
      ***     ***    ***

Riff 5
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|-7-----------------10-9---7---------|
D|-5-----9-----7------8-7---5---2p0---|
A|-------7-----5--------------------0-|
E|---0-0---0-0---0-0------0---0-------|
     * *   * *   * *      *   *     *
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|-7--------------------------|
D|-5-----9-----7-----4--3--2--|
A|-------7-----5-----2--1--0--|
E|---0-0---0-0---0-0----------|
     * *   * *   * *

Play Riff 5  "Red flash..."


Riff 6
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-5-5-5-4-4-4---------------------|
A|-3-3-3-2-2-2-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
E|-------------3-3-3-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-7-7-7-------------9-9-9-5-5-4-4-|
A|-5-5-5-8-8-8-7-7-7-7-7-7-3-3-2-2-|
E|-------6-6-6-5-5-5---------------|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|-5-5-5-4-4-4--------------------|
A|-3-3-3-2-2-2-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-4-4\-|
E|-------------3-3-3-2-2-2-2-2-2\-|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * *


Riff 7                          x3
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-----3-----2h3-2-----3-----3-3-|
A|-----3-----2h3-2-----3-----3-3-|
E|-0-0---0-0-------0-0---0-0-----|
   * *   * *       * *   * *
   "Distored figures..."
e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-----------------|
D|-----3-----2h3-2-|
A|-----3-----2h3-2-|
E|-0-0---0-0-------|
   * *   * *
   "...have grown to vines..."
e|--------------12-16-12--------------|
B|------------12--------12------------|
G|----------13------------13----------|
D|--------14----------------14--------|
A|------14--------------------14------|
E|-12-16------------------------16-12-|
                                x3
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-----3-----2h3-2-----3-----3-3-|
A|-----3-----2h3-2-----3-----3-3-|
E|-0-0---0-0-------0-0---0-0-----|
   * *   * *       * *   * *
   "Bodies melted..."
e|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|----------------------|
D|-----3-----2h3-2------|
A|-----3-----2h3-2------|
E|-0-0---0-0--------X\\-|
   * *   * *
   "...it's too late..."


Riff 8
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|--------------------6-5----------|
D|--------------------4-3-6--9-7-6-|
A|-22222222-55555555------4--7-5-4-|
E|---------------------------------|
   ******** ********
   "The arsenal of megadeath..."
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|--------------------4-2----2-4-5-|
A|-00000000-33333333--2-0-4--0-2-3-|
E|------------------------2--------|
   ******** ********
   "...if it comes the living..."
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------3-2-0-|
A|--------------5/8--4--7--3-2-0-|
E|-333333333333-3/6--2--5--------|
   ************
   "Racing for power..."


Riff 9
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-4----4p2----4-----5--4--------2---5-|
A|-2-22----5p2-2-222-3--2-222222-0-2-3-|
E|---------------------------------0---|
     **          ***      ******
   "...last..."
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------5-----------------|
D|-4----4p2----4-----3--4--------2---5-|
A|-2-22----5p2-2-222-3--2-222222-0-2-3-|
E|---------------------------------0---|
     **          ***      ******
   "...first stone cast..."


Play Riff 8   "No one will be left..."


Interlude:
Guitar 1
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|--4--------4--------4--------4----4-3-2-|
A|--2--------2--------2--------2----2-1-0-|
E|----------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
e|--------------------------|
B|-[5]6r5-5p3---3-----------|
G|------------4---4p2---2-4-|
D|--------------------4-----|
A|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-2h4p2-------------------------------------|
D|-------4-3-2-0------------------4----4-3-2-|
A|---------------2-5-2-1-0--------2----2-1-0-|
E|-------------------------3^-0-3------------|



Riff 10
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-------------------------2---5-4-|
A|------4-------5-------4--0-2-3-2-|
E|-2222-2--3333-3--2222-2----0-----|
   ****    ****    ****
   "Too bad we couldn't..."
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|-------------------------2---5--|
A|------4-------5-------4--0-2-3--|
E|-2222-2--3333-3--2222-2----0----|
   ****    ****    ****
   "This lethal..."



Riff 11 (Solo Rhythm)
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-------------------------5---8-7-|
A|------7-------8-------7--3-5-6-5-|
E|-5555-5--6666-6--5555-5----3-----|
   ****    ****    ****
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|-------------------------5---8--|
A|------7-------8-------7--3-5-6--|
E|-5555-5--6666-6--5555-5----3----|
   ****    ****    ****


Riff 12 (Solo Rhythm)                    x3
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------00-11-22-33-|
E|-22222222-33333333-22222222-------------|
   ******** ******** ******** ** ** ** **
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-22222222-33333333-44444444-55555555-|
   ******** ******** ******** ********


Play Riff 5   Solo Rhythm


Solo (Mustaine)
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

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

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

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

End Solo


Play Riff 5   "Dig deep..."

Riff 6a
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|-5-5-5-4-4-4--------------------|
A|-3-3-3-2-2-2-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-4-4\-|
E|-------------3-3-3-2-2-2-2-2-2\-|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
               "No survivors..."


Riff 7a (Solo Rhythm)           x3
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-----3-----2h3-2-----3-----3-3-|
A|-----3-----2h3-2-----3-----3-3-|
E|-0-0---0-0-------0-0---0-0-----|
   * *   * *       * *   * *
e|------------------|
B|------------------|
G|------------------|
D|-----3-----2h3-2--|
A|-----3-----2h3-2--|
E|-0-0---0-0--------|
   * *   * *
                 "Set the world..."

Solo (Mustaine)
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

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

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

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

End Solo


RIff 7b (Solo Rhythm)           x8
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-----3-----2h3-2-----3-----3-3-|
A|-----3-----2h3-2-----3-----3-3-|
E|-0-0---0-0-------0-0---0-0-----|
   * *   * *       * *   * *
  "...afire!"


Riff 6a (Solo Rhythm)             x2
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-5-5-5-4-4-4---------------------|
A|-3-3-3-2-2-2-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
E|-------------3-3-3-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
                      "No survivors..."


Solo (Young)
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

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

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

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

End Solo


Ending:
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|-7-------------------------------|
D|-5-----9-----7-----------7/9-----|
A|-------7-----5-----9-----5/7-----|
E|---0-0---0-0---0-0-7-0-0-----0-0-|
     * *   * *   * *   * *     * *
  "...afire!"
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-7---------------------------------|
D|-5-----9---7-9----9----9----9----9-|
A|-------7---5-7----7----7----7----7-|
E|---0-0---0-------------------------|
     * *   *
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-----------------9--------(9)----9\--|
A|-777777777777...-7--------(7)----7\--|
E|---------------------------------7\--|





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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stevevaiguy 30 wrote on March 13 2006, 09:15 am

hehe ha i always thought that random sweep in the middle was kind of pointless but good job Andrew

+3 reply
SomeKindOfKirk 55 wrote on May 16 2006, 11:55 am

For The Rhytm It's Ok But
I WANT THE SOLO xP

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Th6r6a6sH 91 wrote on July 16 2007, 03:08 pm

how can you figure out the sweep and not the solo? matter of fact, how can you figure out ANY of those little details in the song? brilliant.

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