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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

SHADOW OF DETH
As recorded by Megadeth
(From the 2004 Album THE SYSTEM HAS FAILED)

Transcribed by Linus "Mr.Gul" Abrahamson
	

Words and Music by Dave Mustaine

D5
x 5 7 x x x
	
A5
5 7 x x x x
	
C5
x 3 5 x x x
	
G5
3 5 x x x x

Eb5
x 6 8 x x x
	
Bb5
6 8 x x x x
	
F5(type 2)
8 8 x x x x
	
Ab5
4 6 x x x x

Eb5(type 2)
6 6 x x x x
	
B5
x 2 4 x x x
	
Bb5I
x 1 3 x x x
	
A5open
x 0 2 x x x

E5
x 7 9 x x x
	
C#5
x 4 6 x x x
	
B5VII
7 9 x x x x
	
G5X
x 10 12 x x x

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Rhythm'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Rhythm II'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Lead I'
Gtr IV (E A D G B E) - 'Lead II'

   Riff
    Q=107
    D5B5C5C#D5B5C5C#5 D5B5C5C#D5B5C5C#5 D5B5C5C#D5B5C5C#5 D5B5C5C#D5B5C5C#5
   4/4
    Gtr I
    PM------------------------------------------------------------------|
    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
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------||
||o-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------o||
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------||
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------||
||o-5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|-5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|-5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|-5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4--o||
||--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|-5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|-5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|-5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4---||


 Melody
  D5                   A5
  Gtr II
   W                    W
   |                    |
   /                    /

  Gtr III
   H.            Q      W
|---------------10---|-12---------------|
|-10-----------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|
| Gtr I
|  PM------------------------------------
|  E  E E E E E  E E    E E E E E E E E
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--5--2-3-4-5-2--3-4-|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|
|--5--2-3-4-5-2--3-4-|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|


  C5                 G5
   W                  W
   |                  |
   /                  /

   W                  H.            Q
|-12---------------|-10-----------------|
|------------------|---------------13---|
|------------------|--------------------|
|------------------|--------------------|
|------------------|--------------------|
|------------------|--------------------|
|
|-------------------------------------|
|  E E E E E E E E    E  E E E E E  E E
|------------------|--------------------|
|------------------|--------------------|
|------------------|--------------------|
|------------------|--------------------|
|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|--5--2-3-4-5-2--3-4-|
|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|--5--2-3-4-5-2--3-4-|


  D5                   A5
   W                    W
   |                    |
   /                    /

   H.            Q      W
|-10------------13---|-12---------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|
|  PM------------------------------------
|  E  E E E E E  E E    E E E E E E E E
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--5--2-3-4-5-2--3-4-|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|
|--5--2-3-4-5-2--3-4-|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|


  C5                   Eb5
   W                    W
   |                    |
   /                    /

   H.            Q      W
|-12------------10---|------------------|
|--------------------|-11---------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|
|-------------------------------------|
|  E  E E E E E  E E    E E E E E E E E
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--5--2-3-4-5-2--3-4-|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|
|--5--2-3-4-5-2--3-4-|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|


  D5                   A5
   W                    W
   |                    |
   /                    /

   H.            Q      W
|---------------10---|-12---------------|
|-10-----------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|
|  PM------------------------------------
|  E  E E E E E  E E    E E E E E E E E
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--5--2-3-4-5-2--3-4-|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|
|--5--2-3-4-5-2--3-4-|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|


  C5                   G5
   W                    W
   |                    |
   /                    /

   H.            Q      W
|-15------------12---|-10---------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|
|-------------------------------------|
|  E  E E E E E  E E    E E E E E E E E
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--5--2-3-4-5-2--3-4-|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|
|--5--2-3-4-5-2--3-4-|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|


  Bb5                  F5(type 2)
   W                    W
   |                    |
   /                    /

   H.            Q      W
|-10-----------------|------------------|
|---------------11---|-13---------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|
|  PM------------------------------------
|  E  E E E E E  E E    E E E E E E E E
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--5--2-3-4-5-2--3-4-|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|
|--5--2-3-4-5-2--3-4-|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|


  Ab5                  Eb5(type 2)
   W                    W
   |                    |
   /                    /

   H        Q    Q      W
|--------------------|------------------||
|-13-------11--------|-11---------------||
|---------------13---|------------------||
|--------------------|------------------||
|--------------------|------------------||
|--------------------|------------------||
|
|-------------------------------------|
|  E E E E  E E  E E    E E E E E E E E
|--------------------|------------------||
|--------------------|------------------||
|--------------------|------------------||
|--------------------|------------------||
|--5-2-3-4--5-2--3-4-|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-||
|--5-2-3-4--5-2--3-4-|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-||


 Lead I
  D5                  C5
  Gtr I
  W                     W
  |                     |
  /                     /

  Gtr III
                  ~~~~~~~~~
  E E E  E E E E  E    +E  E E  E E E  E E
|-------------------|----------------------|
|-------------------|----------------------|
|-----7-10-9-7-9-10-|-(10)---7-10-9-7-10-9-|
|---7---------------|------7---------------|
|-------------------|----------------------|
|-------------------|----------------------|


  B5                  Bb5I     A5open   G5
  W                     Q.      E +Q    Q
  |                     |       |  |    |
  /                     /       /  /    /

                  ~~~~~~~~~
  E E E  E E E E  E    +E  E E  E  E  E E  E
|-------------------|------------------------|
|-------------------|--------------8---------|
|-7---7-10-9-7-9-10-|-(10)---7-10----10-9-10-|
|---7---------------|------7-----------------|
|-------------------|------------------------|
|-------------------|------------------------|


  D5                  C5
  W                     W
  |                     |
  /                     /

                  ~~~~~~~~~
  E E E  E E E E  E    +E  E E  E E E  E E
|-------------------|----------------------|
|-------------------|----------------------|
|-----7-10-9-7-9-10-|-(10)---7-10-9-7-10-9-|
|---7---------------|------7---------------|
|-------------------|----------------------|
|-------------------|----------------------|


  B5                  Bb5I     A5open       G5
  W                     Q.      E +Q         Q
  |                     |       |  |         |
  /                     /       /  /         /

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


 Lead II
  E5                    C5
  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
|---------------------|------------------------|
|---------------------|------------------------|
|-----9-12-11-9-11-12-|-(12)---9-12-11-9-12-11-|
|---9-----------------|------9-----------------|
|---------------------|------------------------|
|---------------------|------------------------|


  A5                    Bb5      B5VII    G5X
  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
|---------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------|-------------10----------|
|-9---9-12-11-9-11-12-|-(12)---9-12----12-11-12-|
|---9-----------------|------9------------------|
|---------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------|-------------------------|


  E5                    C5
  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
|---------------------|------------------------|
|---------------------|------------------------|
|-----9-12-11-9-11-12-|-(12)---9-12-11-9-12-11-|
|---9-----------------|------9-----------------|
|---------------------|------------------------|
|---------------------|------------------------|


  A5                    Bb5      B5VII         G5X
  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  S  S  S S  S  S S  S
|---------------------|-----------------------------------||
|---------------------|-------------10--------------------||
|-9---9-12-11-9-11-12-|-(12)---9-12----12-11-9-12-11-9----||
|---9-----------------|------9-------------------------12-||
|---------------------|-----------------------------------||
|---------------------|-----------------------------------||


 Lead III
  D5                       C5
  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
|---------13-12----12-13-|-(13)-------13-12----13-12-|
|------15-------15-------|---------15-------15-------|
|---14-------------------|------14-------------------|
|------------------------|---------------------------|
|------------------------|---------------------------|
|------------------------|---------------------------|


  B5                        Bb5I       A5open   G5
   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
|----------13-12----12-13-|-(13)-------13-15-13-12-13-|
|-15----15-------15-------|---------15----------------|
|----14-------------------|------14-------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|


  D5                        C5
   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
|----------13-12----12-13-|-(13)-------13-12----13-12-|
|-15----15-------15-------|---------15-------15-------|
|----14-------------------|------14-------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|
| Gtr IV
|                       ~~~~~~~~~
|  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E    +E   E  E  E  E  E  E  E
|-13----13-17-15-13-15-17-|-(17)----13-17-15-13-17-15-|
|----15-------------------|------15-------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|


  B5                        Bb5I       A5open         G5
   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  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|----------13-12----12-13-|-(13)-------13-15-13-12----13-12-------||
|-15----15-------15-------|---------15-------------15-------15-13-||
|----14-------------------|------14-------------------------------||
|-------------------------|---------------------------------------||
|-------------------------|---------------------------------------||
|-------------------------|---------------------------------------||
|
|                       ~~~~~~~~~
|  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E    +E   E  E  E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|-13----13-17-15-13-15-17-|-(17)----13-17-15-13-------13----------||
|----15-------------------|------15-------------17-15----17-15-13-||
|-------------------------|---------------------------------------||
|-------------------------|---------------------------------------||
|-------------------------|---------------------------------------||
|-------------------------|---------------------------------------||


 Outro
  D5 B5C5C#D5B5C5C#5 D5   B5C5C#D5B5C5C#5
 4/4
  Gtr III
   >
   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
   W                  +W
|------------------|--------------------|
|-15---------------|-(15)---------------|
|------------------|--------------------|
|------------------|--------------------|
|------------------|--------------------|
|------------------|--------------------|
|
| Gtr IV
|  >
|  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
|  W                  +W
|------------------|--------------------|
|-15---------------|-(15)---------------|
|------------------|--------------------|
|------------------|--------------------|
|------------------|--------------------|
|------------------|--------------------|
|
| Gtr I
|  PM------------------------------------
|  E E E E E E E E     E  E E E E E E E
|------------------|--------------------|
|------------------|--------------------|
|------------------|--------------------|
|------------------|--------------------|
|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|---5--2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|
|--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|---5--2-3-4-5-2-3-4-|


    D5B5C5C#D5B5C5C#5   D5B5C5C#D5C#C5B5
    W                5x W
||-------------------||-----------------*|
||o-----------------o||-----------------*|
||-------------------||-----------------*|
||-------------------||-----------------*|
||o-----------------o||-----------------*|
||-------------------||-----------------*|
|
|   W                5x W
||-------------------||-----------------*|
||o-----------------o||-----------------*|
||-------------------||-----------------*|
||-------------------||-----------------*|
||o-----------------o||-----------------*|
||-------------------||-----------------*|
|
|-------------------------------------|
|   E E E E E E E E  5x E E E E E E E E
||-------------------||-----------------*|
||o-----------------o||-----------------*|
||-------------------||-----------------*|
||-------------------||-----------------*|
||o-5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4-o||-5-2-3-4-5-4-3-2-*|
||--5-2-3-4-5-2-3-4--||-5-2-3-4-5-4-3-2-*|



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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