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For Whom The Bell Tolls Tab

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FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS
By MetallicA


[Intro]

(1st guitar)

F#5 F#5      E5

  
(2nd guitar)

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


[Fig. 1 (both guitars)]

e|---------------|
B|---------------|
G|---------------|   X4             
D|-4-4-4-4----2--| 
A|-4-4-4-4----2--|
E|-2-2-2-2----0--|


[Fig. 2 (both guitars)]

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


[Fig. 3]

The 1st guitar plays this:

  E5  G5   C5     A5
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|   X 8
D|-2---5----10-----7-----|
A|-2---5----10-----7-----|
E|-0---3----8------5-----|

... and the 2nd:

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


[Chorus]

(Fig. 4 (both guitars))

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------3---------------------------------3-----------|
D|-------5-------7-------5--3--4--------5-------7-------5-----3--4--3-----|
A|-------5-------7-------5--1--4--------5-------7-------5-----1--4--3-----|
E|-0-0-0-3-0-0-0-5-0-0-0-3-----2--0-0-0-3-0-0-0-5-0-0-0-3-0-0----2--1-----|
PM.....  PM....  PM....         PM....  PM....  PM....
 PM....PM..

 
(Fig. 5 (both guitars))

   E5   G5   C5   A5 
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|--2----5----10---7--------------------------|
A|--2----5----10---7--------------------------|
E|--0----3----8----5--------------------------|


(Repeat Fig. 4)

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------3---------------------------------3-----------|
D|-------5-------7-------5--3--4--------5-------7-------5-----3--4--3-----|
A|-------5-------7-------5--1--4--------5-------7-------5-----1--4--3-----|
E|-0-0-0-3-0-0-0-5-0-0-0-3-----2--0-0-0-3-0-0-0-5-0-0-0-3-0-0----2--1-----|
PM.....  PM....  PM....         PM....  PM....  PM....


[Interlude]

(Gtr. 1)

E5   B5   G5

(Gtr. 2)

e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-12-9-11----9----------------------|
D|---------12---11--12-9-11----9-----|
A|--------------------------12---10--|
E|-----------------------------------|

Then Gtr. 1 keep playing the same while Gtr. 2 play
this:

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

e|-----------7--------------7-(7)--|
B|-8---7-------8----10-7-8---------|
G|---9---7-9-----9-----------------| x 3
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|

and at the same time there’s a third guitar that plays
this:
e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------|         x 3
D|-9-----11----9----12-9-11------9----------------------|
A|---12-----12---10----------12-----10------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|


[Chorus]

(Fig. 4 (both guitars))

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------3---------------------------------3-----------|
D|-------5-------7-------5--3--4--------5-------7-------5-----3--4--3-----|
A|-------5-------7-------5--1--4--------5-------7-------5-----1--4--3-----|
E|-0-0-0-3-0-0-0-5-0-0-0-3-----2--0-0-0-3-0-0-0-5-0-0-0-3-0-0----2--1-----|
PM.....  PM....  PM....         PM....  PM....  PM....


[Outro]

(both guitars):

e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|  (repeat and fade)
D|-2--4-4--2--4-4-5-5--2------|
A|-2--4-4--2--4-4-5-5--2------|
E|-0--2-2--0--2-2-3-3--0------|

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Memphis J wrote on March 2 2002, 12:00 am

Woah, thats a preety damn accurate tab man, now i jst gotta learn it! good job

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G-man69 wrote on March 10 2002, 12:00 am

Nice tab man it totally suits the song

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mark_tom_trav wrote on March 11 2002, 12:00 am

buzzin' tab. i just got S & M and this song rocks on it

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