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For Whom The Bell Tolls Tab

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For Whom The Bell Tolls - Metallica
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Tabbed by: Tony
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Tuning: e B G D A E

1 a)
1st guitar

5x
e|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|----------------------|
D|--4-4---4-4---2-------|
A|--4-4---4-4---2-------|
E|--2-2---2-2---0-------|

1 b)
2nd guitar 

8x
e|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|-7-6-5-4-------7~-----|
D|----------5-4---------|
A|------------------5-4-|
E-----------------------|

1 c)

Both guitars
this is played after 1 a

8x
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|--4/5--4/5--2------------|
A|--4/5--4/5--2------------|
E|--2/3--2/3--0------------|

Both guitars
lightly palm mute all the notes

4x
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------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-----|

Both guitars
Hold the note
1x
e|---------------|
B|---------------|
G|---------------|
D|--2-----(2)----|
A|--2-----(2)----|
E|--0-----(0)----|


1st guitar
2 a)
2x
e|---------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------r-|-------------------|
G|-------------------e-|-------------------|
D|--2—(2)--5—(5)--5--s-|--2---5---10---7---|
A|--2—(2)--5—(5)--5--t-|--2---5---10---7---|
E|--0—(0)--3—(3)—-3----|--0---3---8----5---|


2nd guitar
Couldn't keep track of how many times you play this for, just keep going until 2 a) is finished
2 b)
e|-----------------------|
B|--8---7-----7-8---7-9--|
G|----9---7-9-----9------|
D|-----------------------|
A|-----------------------|
E|-----------------------|

Both guitars
Play a) once then b) then play a) again then c)
Palm mute all open notes
3 a)
2x
a)                          b)       c)
e|-------------------------|-------|-----------|
B|-------------------------|-------|-----------|
G|-------------------------|--3----|-----3-----|
D|-------5-------7-------5-|--3-4--|-----3-4-3-|
A|-------5-------7-------5-|--1-4--|-----1-4-3-|
E|-0-0-0-3-0-0-0-5-0-0-0-3-|----2--|-0-0---2-1-|

Both guitars
3 b)
2x
e|---------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------r-|-------------------|
G|-------------------e-|-------------------|
D|--2—(2)--5—(5)--5--s-|--2---5---10---7---|
A|--2—(2)--5—(5)--5--t-|--2---5---10---7---|
E|--0—(0)--3—(3)—-3----|--0---3---8----5---|
Repeat 3 and play 3 a) one more time

4 a)
1st guitar
  3x
e|-------|---------------------------|
B|-------|-----r-----------r---------|
G|*-----*|-----e-----------e---------|
D|*--2--*|--5--s--5-5-5-5--s--5-5-5--|
A|---2---|--5--t--5-5-5-5--t--5-5-5--|
E|---0---|--3-----3-3-3-3-----3-3-3--|

e|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|---------------------------|
B|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----r-----------r---------|
G|-----|--4--|-----|-----|-----|-----e-----------e---------|
D|--2--|--4--|--2--|--2--|--2--|--5--s--5-5-5-5--s--5-5-5--|
A|--2--|--2--|--2--|--2--|--2--|--5--t--5-5-5-5--t--5-5-5--|
E|--0--|-----|--0--|--0--|--0--|--3-----3-3-3-3-----3-3-3--|

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

4 b)
2nd guitar
There is a third guitar which plays this in the background with a few altered notes
6x
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|-12-9-11----9---------------------|
D|---------12---11--12-9-11----9----|
A|--------------------------12---10-|
E|----------------------------------|

Both guitars
2x
e|---------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------r-|-------------------|
G|-------------------e-|-------------------|
D|--2—(2)--5—(5)--5--s-|--2---5---10---7---|
A|--2—(2)--5—(5)--5--t-|--2---5---10---7---|
E|--0—(0)--3—(3)—-3----|--0---3---8----5---|

Both guitars
Play a) once then b) then play a) again then c)
Palm mute all open notes

2x
a)                          b)       c)
e|-------------------------|-------|-----------|
B|-------------------------|-------|-----------|
G|-------------------------|--3----|-----3-----|
D|-------5-------7-------5-|--3-4--|-----3-4-3-|
A|-------5-------7-------5-|--1-4--|-----1-4-3-|
E|-0-0-0-3-0-0-0-5-0-0-0-3-|----2--|-0-0---2-1-|


Outro
This just fades after a while
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
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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Señor wrote on July 15 2004, 12:00 am

awesome tab. but the 1b riff is for bass

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Señor wrote on July 15 2004, 12:00 am

i take it back it's actually not that good at all

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Strat_Monkey wrote on August 11 2004, 12:00 am

^^^^Lol^^^^

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