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                             FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS
                            As recorded by Metallica
                    (From the 1984 Album RIDE THE LIGHTNING)

Words by James Hetfield, Lar Ulrich & Cliff Burton

Music by James Hetfield, Lars Urich & Cliff Burton
Transcribed by www.mikesguitarsite.co.uk

          F#5                  E5                   G5                   C5
      2 4 4 x x x          0 2 2 x x x          3 5 5 x x x          x 3 5 5 x x

          A5                   B5                  E5VII                F#5IX
      x 0 2 2 x x          x 2 4 4 x x          0 7 9 x x x         x 9 11 x x x

          G5X
     x 10 12 x x x

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Jamez - Rhythm w/dist'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Jamez - Rhythm w/dist'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Kirk- Lead w/dist'

 Intro
  Q=120
                F#5       E5                      F#5
 4/4
  Gtr I
                || ||     |              |        | | ||
                // //     /              /        / / //

  Gtr II
                                                  ~
                                                           8x
|---------|-----------||----10-9-8-7---|-----10------------||
|---------|-----------||o--------------|-8-7--------------o||
|---------|-----------||---------------|--------7-6--------||
|---------|-----------||---------------|-------------------||
|---------|-----------||o--------------|------------------o||
|---------|-----------||---------------|-------------------||


    E5            F#5
    Gtrs I, II
    |         |   || ||
    /         /   // //

                        Gtrs I, II
--------------------------------PM----------------------------|
                         4x
||----------|------------||-||------------------|-----------------|
||o---------|-----------o||-||o-----------------|-----------------|
||----------|------------||-||--4-7-6-5-4-7-6-5-|-4-7-6-5-4-6-7---|
||----------|------------||-||--2-5-4-3-2-5-4-3-|-2-5-4-3-2-4-5-2-|
||o---------|-----------o||-||o-2-5-4-3-2-5-4-3-|-2-5-4-3-2-4-5-0-|
||----------|------------||-||--0-3-2-1-0-3-2-1-|-0-3-2-1-0-2-3---|


--PM----------------------------|
|-----------------|------------------||----------|--------|
|-----------------|-----------------o||----------|--------|
|-4-7-6-5-4-7-6-5-|-4-7-6-5-4-6-7----||----------|--------|
|-2-5-4-3-2-5-4-3-|-2-5-4-3-2-4-5-4--||-2--------|-(2)----|
|-2-5-4-3-2-5-4-3-|-2-5-4-3-2-4-5-2-o||-2--------|-(2)----|
|-0-3-2-1-0-3-2-1-|-0-3-2-1-0-2-3----||-0--------|-(0)----|


    E5
    Gtr I
    |                         |
    /                         /

    Gtr III
    PM-------------------------------------------------
||--------------------------|-------------------------|
||o-8---7-----7-8---7-----7-|-8---7-----7-8---7-----7-|
||----9---7-9-----9---7-9---|---9---7-9-----9---7-9---|
||--------------------------|-------------------------|
||o-------------------------|-------------------------|
||--------------------------|-------------------------|


  G5
  |                         |
  /                         /

 -------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-8---7-----7-8---7-----7-|-8---7-----7-8---7-----7---|
|---9---7-9-----9---7-9---|---9---7-9-----9---7-9-----|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|


  E5
  |                         |
  /                         /

  PM-------------------------------------------------
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-8---7-----7-8---7-----7-|-8---7-----7-8---7-----7-|
|---9---7-9-----9---7-9---|---9---7-9-----9---7-9---|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|


  G5                        C5          A5
  |                         |           |
  /                         /           /

 -------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------|-----------------------------||
|-8---7-----7-8---7-----7-|-8---7-----7-8---7-----7----o||
|---9---7-9-----9---7-9---|---9---7-9-----9---7-9-------||
|-------------------------|-----------------------------||
|-------------------------|----------------------------o||
|-------------------------|-----------------------------||


    Gtrs I, II
    PM--|    PM--|      PM--|
||--------------------|----------------|
||o-------------------|----------------|
||--------------------|----------3-----|
||--------5--------7--|-------5--3--4--|
||o-------5--------7--|-------5--1--4--|
||--0-0-0-3--0-0-0-5--|-0-0-0-3-----2--|


  PM--|    PM--|      PM--|   PM|
|-------------------|----------------------||
|-------------------|---------------------o||
|-------------------|-------------3--------||
|-------5--------7--|-------5-----3-4-3----||
|-------5--------7--|-------5-----1-4-3---o||
|-0-0-0-3--0-0-0-5--|-0-0-0-3-0-0---2-1----||


   Verse 1 & 2
    $
    E5                  G5
    Gtrs I, II
    |         |         |         |
    /         /         /         /

||----------|---------|---------|---------|
||o---------|---------|---------|---------|
||----------|---------|---------|---------|
||----------|---------|---------|---------|
||o---------|---------|---------|---------|
||----------|---------|---------|---------|


  E5                  G5        C5  A5
  |         |         |         |   |
  /         /         /         /   /

|---------|---------|---------|----------||
|---------|---------|---------|---------o||
|---------|---------|---------|----------||
|---------|---------|---------|----------||
|---------|---------|---------|---------o||
|---------|---------|---------|----------||


   Chorus
    Gtrs I, II
    PM--|    PM--|      PM--|
||--------------------|----------------|
||o-------------------|----------------|
||--------------------|----------3-----|
||--------5--------7--|-------5--3--4--|
||o-------5--------7--|-------5--1--4--|
||--0-0-0-3--0-0-0-5--|-0-0-0-3-----2--|


                                  To Coda
  PM--|    PM--|      PM--|   PM|
|-------------------|----------------------||
|-------------------|---------------------o||
|-------------------|-------------3--------||
|-------5--------7--|-------5-----3-4-3----||
|-------5--------7--|-------5-----1-4-3---o||
|-0-0-0-3--0-0-0-5--|-0-0-0-3-0-0---2-1----||


 Interlude
  E5
  Gtr I
   |                                |          |
   /                                /          /

  Gtr II
           PM------------------|                       PM------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------|----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------|----------------------------------|
|-12-9-11----9--------------------|---------|-12-9-11----9---------------------|
|---------12---11-12-9-11----9----|---------|---------12---11-12-9-11----9-----|
|-------------------------12---10-|---------|-------------------------12---10--|
|---------------------------------|---------|----------------------------------|


  G5          E5                                B5
  | |||| |||   |                                |
  / //// ///   /                                /

                       PM------------------|
|-----------|---------------------------------|-----|
|-----------|---------------------------------|-----|
|-----------|-12-9-11----9--------------------|-----|
|-----------|---------12---11-12-9-11----9----|-----|
|-----------|-------------------------12---10-|-----|
|-----------|---------------------------------|-----|


  Gtr I
   |
   /

  Gtr III
   PM---------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|--9----11----9----12-9-11----9----|
|----12----12---10---------12---10-|
|----------------------------------|
|
| Gtr II
|           PM------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|-12--9-11----9--------------------|
|----------12---11-12-9-11----9----|
|--------------------------12---10-|
|----------------------------------|


  |           |
  /           /

  ~
|-7--------|-----------------------------------|
|----------|-----------------------------------|
|----------|-----------------------------------|
|----------|--9----11----9----12-9-11----9-----|
|----------|----12----12---10---------12---10--|
|----------|-----------------------------------|
|
|                      PM------------------|
|----------|-----------------------------------|
|----------|-----------------------------------|
|----------|-12--9-11----9---------------------|
|----------|----------12---11-12-9-11----9-----|
|----------|--------------------------12---10--|
|----------|-----------------------------------|


                                               D.S. al Coda
  G5           E5                                 B5
  |  |||| |||   |                                 |
  /  //// ///   /                                 /

  ~             PM---------------------------|    ~
|------------|----------------------------------|-7---------||
|-8----------|----------------------------------|-----------||
|------------|----------------------------------|-----------||
|------------|--9----11----9----12-9-11----9----|-----------||
|------------|----12----12---10---------12---10-|-----------||
|------------|----------------------------------|-----------||
|
|                        PM------------------|
|------------|----------------------------------|-----------||
|------------|----------------------------------|-----------||
|------------|-12--9-11----9--------------------|-----------||
|------------|----------12---11-12-9-11----9----|-----------||
|------------|--------------------------12---10-|-----------||
|------------|----------------------------------|-----------||


   Outro
    &
    E5VIF#5IX E5VIF#5IX G5X
                       2/4
    Gtrs I, II
    |   ||    |   ||    ||
    /   //    /   //    //

                            11x
||----------|---------|------||
||o---------|---------|-----o||
||----------|---------|------||
||----------|---------|------||
||o---------|---------|-----o||
||----------|---------|------||


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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* Generated using Power Tab Editor by Brad Larsen - http://powertab.guitarnetwork.org *
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Andrew Zara 41,509 Feb 15, 2005 12:00 AM

Wow,Amazing tab dude!

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TheMutts 10,469 Feb 15, 2005 12:00 AM

i know.. i guess other people dont know.. 2 stars... i think they dont know how to read the power chords from a powertab tablature... so they rate it down like fags

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megadeth111 10 Feb 15, 2005 12:00 AM

..omg it sux its totaly wrong! lol i have the tab book ! how could u say its geat ;...omg

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