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Megadeth:  The Conjuring

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

Date last modified:  2/17/01
  
PLEASE DO NOT COPY THIS TAB TO ANOTHER SITE 
WITHOUT AUTHORS' PERMISSION.  THANK YOU

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

Riff 1

Tap the notes in () right on top of the 
fret wire for each numbered fret.
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|-12------(22)----(24)----(22)-(24)------|
D|-12----------(23)----(23)---------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|-11------(21)----(23)----(21)-(23)------|
D|-11----------(22)----(22)---------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|-10------(20)----(22)----(20)-(22)------|
D|-10----------(21)----(21)---------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|-9-------(19)----(21)----(19)-(21)------|
D|-9-----------(20)----(20)---------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|


If you don't have 24 frets, use this instead of the above:

Riff 1
Guitar 1 (let chords ring)
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|-12-------------------11------------------|
A|-10--------------------9------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|-10--------------------9------------------|
A|--8--------------------7------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|


Guitar 2
e|------------15----15-------------14----14-|
B|----------15--15---------------14--14-----|
G|-12-----12------12----11-----11------11---|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|

e|------------13----13-------------12----12-|
B|----------13--13---------------12--12-----|
G|-10-----10------10-----9-----9--------9---|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|


Riff 1a
Guitar 1
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-12---------------------------------|
A|-10---10-101010-101010-101010-1010--|
E|------------------------------------|
         *  * * *  * * *  * * *  * * 
  "Welcome to our sanguinary..."
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|-11---------------------10----------------------|
A|--9----9-999-999-999-99--8-----8-888-888-888-88-|
E|------------------------------------------------|
         * *** *** *** **        * *** *** *** **
      "...feel at home ..."    "...as we anathmatise..."
e|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|------------------------|
D|-9----------------------|
A|-7-----7-777-777-777-77-|
E|------------------------|
         * *** *** *** **
  "...those who oppose us..."

Guitar 2 keeps playing Riff 1


Lead into next setion:
e|-----|
B|-----|
G|-----|
D|--9--|
A|--7--|
E|-----|
  "Obey!"


Riff 2
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-2--------------------------------2-|
A|-0--------------------------------0-|
E|----22222222222222-5-22222222222----|
      ************** * ***********

Final time
e|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|----------------------|
D|-2--------------------|
A|-0-----------------2--|
E|----22222222222222-0--|
      **************   


Solo (over Riff 3, found below)
e|-12~--17-15-12--12---------------12--------------------------|
B|------------------15-12------------15-12---------------------|
G|-----------------------15-14-12---------15-14-12-------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------15-14-12-14-|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-14h15p14p12-14p12--12-14h15p14p12-14p12--12-|
B|------------------16--------------------16---|
G|---------------------------------------------|   
D|---------------------------------------------|   -----|
A|---------------------------------------------|        |
E|---------------------------------------------|        |  
                                                        |
e|-14h15p14p12-15h17p15p12-14h15p14p12-14p12--12-|      |
B|------------------------------------------16---|      |
G|-----------------------------------------------|      |
D|-----------------------------------------------|      |
A|-----------------------------------------------|      |
E|-----------------------------------------------|      |
                                                        |
e|-14h15p14p12-14p12--12-14h15p14p12-14p12--12-|        |--- Play 2x
B|------------------16--------------------16---|        |
G|---------------------------------------------|        |
D|---------------------------------------------|        |
A|---------------------------------------------|        |
E|---------------------------------------------|        |
                                                        |
e|----------------------------------------------|       |
B|-14h15p14p12-14p12--12------------------------|       |
G|------------------15---15p14p12-11h12p11--11--|       |
D|----------------------------------------14----|  -----|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

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

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

End solo

Riff 3  (Solo Rhythm)

Guitar 1 (let chords ring)
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|-12-------------------11------------------|
A|-10--------------------9------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|-10--------------------9------------------|
A|--8--------------------7------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------10--9--------|
D|------------------------8--7--7--9\-|
A|------------------------------5--7\-|
E|-0-000-000-000-000-000--------------|
   * *** *** *** *** ***
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|-5--2------------4---------|
A|-5--2------------2-------3-|
E|--------0-000-00----0-00-1-|
          * *** **    * **


Riff 3                         x7
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|------------------------------|
A|----------------------2h3p2---|
E|-0h2-22-5p2-22-0h2-22-------5-|
   * * ** * * ** * * ** 
  "Behold...the flames rise..."
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|----------------------4---|
A|----------------------2---|
E|-0h2-22-5p2-22-0h2-22-----|
   * * ** * * ** * * ** 
  "...ashes you'll annoint..."


Riff 4 (Guitar 2 plays notes in () )
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------10--9--------|
D|------------------------8--7--7--9\-|
A|------------------------------5--7\-|
E|-0-000-000-000-000-000--------------|
   * *** *** *** *** ***
e|-------0-2~--------------------|
B|--------(1~)-------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-5--2----------------4---------|
A|-5--2----------------2-------3-|
E|------------0-000-00----0-00-1-|
              * *** **    * **

Play Riff 3   "Arrange the symbols..."

Riff 5                         x7
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|------------------------------|
A|----------------------4h5p4---|
E|-2-4-44-7p4-44-2-4-44-------7-|
   * * ** * * ** * * ** 
  "Between its leaves...."
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|----------------------4/-9\-|
A|----------------------2/-7\-|
E|-2-4-44-7p4-44-2-4-44-------|
   * * ** * * ** * * ** 
  "...and centralize..."


Riff 6
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|-----------------------7---9\-|
A|-----5\4---4---8---9---5---7\-|
E|-0-0-3\2-0-2-0-6-0-7-0---0----|
   * *     *   *   *   *   * 
  "Don't summon the devil..."

Riff 7
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------7-9-7-|
D|-9-----------7-8-9--9-----------7-9-7-|
A|-7----9-8-7--7-8-9--7----9-8-7--------|
E|-0--0-9-8-7---------0--0-9-8-7--------|
      * * * *            * * * * 
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------9---8-7---7---7-9-|
D|-9-----------7-8-9--9---8-7-9-7-9-7-9-|
A|-7----9-8-7--7-8-9----------9---9-----|
E|-0--0-9-8-7---------------------------|
      * * * * 

Riff 8
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|----------------------9---------|
D|----------------------9---8-----|
A|-2-------8-7-5-2------7---8---2-|
E|-0-0-0-0-6-5-3-0--0-0---0-6-0-0-|
     * * *          * *   *   * 
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-----------------------------|
A|-------8\7-----2/4\2---8-7-5-|
E|-0-0-0-6\5-0-0-3/5\3-0-6-5-3-|
   * * *     * *       


Riff 9
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|-4----------------------------5-|
E|-2--222-222-222-222-222-222-0-3-|
      *** *** *** *** *** ***
  "I am the Devil's advocate..."
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|------------------------------5-|
A|-4----------------------------3-|
E|-2--222-222-222-222-222-222-0---|
      *** *** *** *** *** ***
  "A salesman if you will..."
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|---------------------------|
A|-4------------5-2----------|
E|-2--222-222-0-3-0--000-000-|
      *** ***        *** *** 
  "You know my name..."
e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|-4-5-4----------4--9-|
A|-4-5-4----------2--7-|
E|-2-3-2--222-222------|
          *** ***
  "You know my name..."

Riff 8a
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|--------------------9---------|
D|--------------------9---8-----|
A|-------8-7-5-2------7---8---2-|
E|-0-0-0-6-5-3-0--0-0---0-6-0-0-|
   * * *          * *   *   * 
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-----------------------------|
A|-------8\7-----2/4\2---8-7-5-|
E|-0-0-0-6\5-0-0-3/5\3-0-6-5-3-|
   * * *     * *       


Play Riff 9   "I met your father years ago..."
Play Riff 8a  
Play Riff 9   "I'm claiming what is mine by right..."
Play Riff 8a
Play Riff 9   "Come join me in my infernal depths..."
Play Riff 8a

Riff 10
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|-4----------------------------5-|
E|-2--222-222-222-222-222-222-0-3-|
      *** *** *** *** *** ***
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|------------------------------5-|
A|-4----------------------------3-|
E|-2--222-222-222-222-222-222-0---|
      *** *** *** *** *** ***
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|---------------------------|
A|-4------------5-4----------|
E|-2--222-222-0-3-2--222-222-|
      *** ***        *** ***
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|---5-------------5-------------5---|
A|---3-4----5-4----3-4----5-4----3-2-|
E|-0---2--0-3-2--0---2--0-3-2--0---0-|
   *      *      *      *      *
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|--------------4---------4\--|
A|----2----3----2---------2\--|
E|----0----1----2---------2\--|
  "The conjuring.........Obey!"


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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deth_head wrote on April 23 2004, 12:00 am

Great job! 10/10

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VMegaDethV wrote on October 29 2008, 04:06 pm

meh

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joelspr wrote on October 5 2009, 10:09 pm

Dude, how can you put "meh"?! This is a frieking good tab! Good job man, all the riffs were covered and accurate and that little harmonic minor solo was perfect, 5 stars.

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