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Band- Megadeth
Song- Take No Prisoners

Tuning: Standard

Riff 1 (Play 2x)        x3
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-----------------------|
A|-4--4--4--4------------|
E|-2--2--2--2--0-3-0-2-0-|
               * * * * *
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|---------------------------|
A|---------------------------|
E|-2-1-0-3--2-1-0-5--2-1-0-3-|
   * * *    * * *    * * * *


Riff 1a (Play 2x)
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-----------------------|
A|-4--4--4--4------------|
E|-2--2--2--2--0-3-0-2-0-|
               * * * * *
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|---------------------------|
A|---------------------------|
E|-2-1-0-3--2-1-0-5--2-1-0-3-|
   * * *    * * *    * * * *

Riff 1b
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-----------------------|
A|-4--4--4--4------------|
E|-2--2--2--2--0-3-0-2-0-|
               * * * * *    x3
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|---------------------------|
A|---------------------------|
E|-2-1-0-3--2-1-0-5--2-1-0-3-|
   * * *    * * *    * * * *


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


Riff 3
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|----------------0----5-|
A|-4-4-4-5-5-5-4--0----3-|
E|-2-2-2-3-3-3-2----22-3-|
   * * * * * *      **


Riff 3a
e|----------------|
B|----------------|
G|----------------|
D|----------0---5-|
A|-4--5--4--0-4-3-|
E|-2--3--2----2-3-|
   *          *
  "Got one chance..."

Riff 3b
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|----------------4----7-|
A|-6-6-6-7-7-7-6--2----5-|
E|-4-4-4-5-5-5-4----44---|
   * * * * * *      **
  "And their people..."


Play Riff 3a  "Epidemic..."

Final bar:
e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-----------------|
D|----------0------|
A|-4--5--4--0-4----|
E|-2--3--2----2-9/-|
   *          *
   "Cremate them..."


Riff 4
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-14--12-13--11-12--10-11--9-10-8-9-7-|

e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-8--6-7--5-6--4-5--3-4-2-3-1-|

e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------2--4-----2--4-|
D|-------------------------4--2--4--4--2--4-|
A|-4-x-4-x-4-x-4-----------4--------4-------|
E|-2-x-2-x-2-x-2-0-3-0-2-0------------------|
                 * * * * *
                         "Burn!"
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-14--12-13--11-12--10-11--9-10-8-9-7-|

e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-8--6-7--5-6--4-5--3-4-2-3-1-|

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------2--0--2--2/3-2--0-|
A|-4-x-4-x-4-x-4-----------2--0--2--2/3-2--0-|
E|-2-x-2-x-2-x-2-0-3-0-2-0-------------------|
                 * * * * *
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------2--4-----2--4-|
D|-------------------------4--2--4--4--2--4-|
A|-4-x-4-x-4-x-4-----------4--------4-------|
E|-2-x-2-x-2-x-2-0-3-0-2-0------------------|
                 * * * * *
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------2--0--2--2/3-2--0-|
A|-4-x-4-x-4-x-4-----------2--0--2--2/3-2--0-|
E|-2-x-2-x-2-x-2-0-3-0-2-0-------------------|
                 * * * * *
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-14--12-13--11-12--10-11--9-10-8-9-7-|

e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-8--6-7--5-6--4-5--3-4-2-3-1-|

e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-----------------4/-11-|
A|-4-x-4-x-4-x-4-x-2/--9-|
E|-2-x-2-x-2-x-2-x-------|


Riff 5
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-4-x-4-x-4-x-4-----------|
E|-2-x-2-x-2-x-2-0-3-0-2-0-|
                 * * * * *
  "Go to war..."
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-----2-3-2-----------2-3-2-------|
E|-2-5-------5-2-0-2-5-------5-2-0-|

e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-4-x-4-x-4-x-4-----------|
E|-2-x-2-x-2-x-2-0-3-0-2-0-|
                 * * * * *
  "D-day next stop..."
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-----0-1-0-----------0-1-0-------|
E|-0-3-------3-0-0-0-3-------3-0-0-|



Riff 4a
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-14--12-13--11-12--10-11--9-10-8-9-7-|
   "A playground..."
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-8--6-7--5-6--4-5--3-4-2-3-1-|
   "...demented a haven..."
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|---------------------------|
A|-4-x-4-x-4-x-4-----------4-|
E|-2-x-2-x-2-x-2-0-3-0-2-0-2-|
                 * * * * *
   "...those who walk..."


Riff 6
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|-4-3-2---4--4-3-2---------------------------|
A|-------4----------3-2--4-3-2-0----1-0-----3-|
E|-------------------------------3------3-2-1-|


Riff 7
Guitar 1                    x3
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|---------------------------|
A|-5-x-4-x-5-x-4-----------4-|
E|-3-x-2-x-3-x-2-0-3-0-2-0-2-|
                 * * * * *
   "Love and war they..."
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-5-x-4-x-5-x-4-----------|
E|-3-x-2-x-3-x-2-0-3-0-2-0-|
                 * * * * *
   "By the way..."
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-4p2---------------------------|
A|-----4p0-4p0-4-4-3-2-0---2p0---|
E|-----------------------2-----0-|
   "...wheelchair..."

Guitar 2
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-5-x-4-x-5-x-4-----------|
E|-3-x-2-x-3-x-2-0-3-0-2-0-|
                 * * * * *
   "Love and war they..."
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------2-3-4-|
A|-----2-3-2-0-2-2-2-3-4-5-------|
E|-2-5---------------------------|

e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-5-x-4-x-5-x-4-----------|
E|-3-x-2-x-3-x-2-0-3-0-2-0-|
                 * * * * *
   "Take his life..."
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-4p2---------------------------|
A|-----4p0-4p0-4-4-3-2-0---2p0---|
E|-----------------------2-----0-|

e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-5-x-4-x-5-x-4-----------|
E|-3-x-2-x-3-x-2-0-3-0-2-0-|
                 * * * * *
   "Your body has parts..."
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------2-3-4-|
A|-----2-3-2-0-2-2-2-3-4-5-------|
E|-2-5---------------------------|

e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-5-x-4-x-5-x-4-----------|
E|-3-x-2-x-3-x-2-0-3-0-2-0-|
                 * * * * *
   "By the way..."
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-4p2---------------------------|
A|-----4p0-4p0-4-4-3-2-0---2p0---|
E|-----------------------2-----0-|
   "...wheelchair..."



Riff 8
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-6--7-6------------------------|
D|-4--5-4--6-7-------------------|
A|---------4-5-7--6--7--6--4-6-7-|
E|-------------5--4--5--4--2-4-5-|
                           * *
  "He once had..."
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-5-x-4-x-5-x-4-----------|
E|-3-x-2-x-3-x-2-0-3-0-2-0-|
                 * * * * *
   "...nothing for no one..."
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------2-3-4-|
A|-----2-3-2-0-2-2-2-3-4-5-------|
E|-2-5---------------------------|
   "...nowhere to see..."
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-6--7-6------------------------|
D|-4--5-4--6-7-------------------|
A|---------4-5-7--6--7--6--4-6-7-|
E|-------------5--4--5--4--2-4-5-|
                           * *
  "Funny thing..."
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-5-x-4-x-5-x-4-----------|
E|-3-x-2-x-3-x-2-0-3-0-2-0-|
                 * * * * *
   "...funny thing..."
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-4p2---------------------------|
A|-----4p0-4p0-4-4-3-2-0---2p0---|
E|-----------------------2-----0-|
   "...a funny thing..."


Riff 7a
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-5-x-4-x-5-x-4-----------|
E|-3-x-2-x-3-x-2-0-3-0-2-0-|
                 * * * * *
   "Tears streak..."
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------2-3-4-|
A|-----2-3-2-0-2-2-2-3-4-5-------|
E|-2-5---------------------------|
   "...solemn stare..."
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-5-x-4-x-5-x-4-----------|
E|-3-x-2-x-3-x-2-0-3-0-2-0-|
                 * * * * *
   "Abandoned for wreckage..."
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-4p2---------------------------|
A|-----4p0-4p0-4-4-3-2-0---2p0---|
E|-----------------------2-----0-|
   "...no one cares..."


Riff 8a
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-6--7-6------------------------|
D|-4--5-4--6-7-------------------|
A|---------4-5-7--6--7--6--4-6-7-|
E|-------------5--4--5--4--2-4-5-|
                           * *
   "No one knew what..."
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|-6--7-6---------6--7-6--------|
D|-4--5-4--6-7----4--5-4--6-7---|
A|---------4-5-7----------4-5-7-|
E|-------------5--------------5-|
   "No one spoke..."


Play Riff 3a  "Don't ask..."


Riff 9
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|----0--5--4--0--4-------------------|
A|-4--0--3--2--0--2--3333333333333333-|
E|-2----------------------------------|
                     ****************
                     "Take no prisoners..."
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|----0--5--4--0----------------------|
A|-4--0--3--2--0--5--4--4--2--4--4--2-|
E|-2--------------3--2--2--0--2--2--0-|
                      "Take no shit!"

Final time:
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|----0--5--4--0--4-------------------|
A|-4--0--3--2--0--2--3333333333333333-|
E|-2----------------------------------|
                     ****************
                     "Take no prisoners..."
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|----0--5--4--0----------------------|
A|-4--0--3--2--0--5--4--4--2--4--4--2-|
E|-2--------------3--2--2--0--2--2--0-|
                       "Take no..."
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|
A|-4--4--2--4--4--2--4--4--2--4--4--2-|
E|-2--2--0--2--2--0--2--2--0--2--2--0-|

e|---------------|
B|---------------|
G|---------------|
D|----------11\--|
A|-4--4--2---9\--|
E|-2--2--0-------|
         "...shit!"


Ending solo (Friedman)
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|-----12b14--(14)r12----12b14--(14)r12p9---------|
D|--------------------10------------------12-10~~-|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|-X\\--------------------------------------------|

e|--------------14-20b21--17-------21p17-----------|
B|-0--------14---------------19----------19--------|
G|---16b18----------------------18----------18~~~\-|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|-----14-13-----------------------14-16-14h16p14---|
D|-/16-------14-16-14-16p14--14-16---------------16-|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-14-16b17--(17)r16b17r16b17~~~-|
D|-------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------14-13h15-13-18h19p18p15-18h19p18p15-|
G|-------11-13-14-------------------------------------|
D|-10\9/----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------|
B|-15--------------------|
G|----19--19p17p14-------|
D|-----------------16~~\-|
A|-----------------------|
E|-----------------------|

e|------------------------------------------17b20~~--x\-|
B|---17b19-17b19~--19p17p14-17b19--19p17p14----------x\-|
G|-x----------------------------------------------------|
D|-x----------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|

e|-16h21p16p14h16-21-14-16---------------------------------|
B|------------------------14h17h21p14--------------17b19~~-|
G|-----------------------------------21-14-14-21-x---------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

e|-x--14b15r14--12h14p12--12-14-11-14p11--11----------|
B|-x--------------------14--------------14--14-13~~~\-|
G|-x--------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------|
B|-/14-13-12--------------------------------------|
G|-----------14-13-12-11----/14-12-14-11----------|
D|-----------------------14--------------12-11~~~-|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|-10b11r10--(10)b11--(11)tm----(11)tm----(11)tm----(11)\-|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

End Solo


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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I was here 113 Mar 22, 2007 03:18 PM

Not Bad, i wish they had the bass part for this song

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Led_Zeppelin992 56 Sep 01, 2007 12:13 PM

Thanks. This is great.

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Wilkesy1000 31 Feb 07, 2009 11:54 PM

this song is so ****ing awesome
man this song is pretty intense to play too.
the solo im stuck on
its some tricky shit
nothing short of friedman.
nice tab bro

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