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Artist: Metallica 
Album: Ride The Lightning
Song: For Whom The Bell Tolls

[Intro]
Bell Ringing
e| |---------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
B| |---------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
G|4|---------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
D|/|---------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
A|4|---------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
E| |---------------------|----------------------|----------------------|


Guitar 1 + 2
e|  |--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|| 
B|  *--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------*|
G|12|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------||
D|x |---------4-4---4-4--|--2-----------------|---------4-4---4-4--|--2-----------------||
A|  *---------4-4---4-4--|--2-----------------|---------4-4---4-4--|--2-----------------*|
E|  |---------2-2---2-2--|--0-----------------|---------2-2---2-2--|--0-----------------||
                            LR....................|                   LR................|

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


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

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


e|------------------|------------------|
B|------------------|------------------|
G|------------------|------------------|
D|--2---------------|------------------|
A|--2---------------|------------------|
E|--0---------------|------------------|
    LR.................|
  

[Solo 1]
 Guitar 1
 Hetfield
e||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|*---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D||--2------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|*--2------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E||--0------------------------------|---------------------------------|
 |   LR................................|
 | Guitar 2
 | Hammett
e||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|*---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G||-12-9-11----9-11-12-9-11----9-11-|-12-9-11----9-11-12-9-11----9-11-|
D||---------12--------------12------|---------12--------------12------|
A|*---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
    PM..............................................................|

 Guitar 1
 Hetfield
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|-----R---------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|-----E---------------------------|
D|--5------------------------------|--5--S---------------------------|
A|--5------------------------------|--5--T---------------------------|
E|--3------------------------------|--3------------------------------|
 |  LR............................|
 |Guitar 2
 |Hammett
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|-12-9-11----9-11-12-9-11----9-11-|-12-9-11----9-11-12-9-11----9-11-|
D|---------12--------------12------|---------12--------------12------|
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
    PM..............................................................|

 Hetfield
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|--2------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|--2------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|--0------------------------------|---------------------------------|
 |  LR............................|
 |Guitar 2
 |Hammett
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|-12-9-11----9-11-12-9-11----9-11-|-12-9-11----9-11-12-9-11----9-11-|
D|---------12--------------12------|---------12--------------12------|
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
    PM..............................................................|

 Guitar 1
 Hetfield
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|--2------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|--2------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|--0------------------------------|---------------------------------|
 |  LR............................|
 |Guitar 2
 |Hammett
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|-12-9-11----9-11-12-9-11----9-11-|-12-9-11----9-11-12-9-11----9-11-|
D|---------12--------------12------|---------12--------------12------|
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
    PM..............................................................|

 Guitar 1
 Hetfield
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------||
B|---------------------------------|-----R---------------------------*|
G|---------------------------------|--5--E------------2--------------||
D|--5------------------------------|--5--S------------2--------------||
A|--5------------------------------|--3--T------------0--------------*|
E|--3------------------------------|---------------------------------||
 | |  LR............................|                 LR...........|
 |Guitar 2
 |Hammett
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------||
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------*|
G|-12-9-11----9-11-12-9-11----9-11-|-12-9-11----9-11-12-9-11----9-11-||
D|---------12--------------12------|---------12--------------12------||
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------*|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------||
    PM..............................................................|
 
[Chorus Riff]
Guitar 1+2
e||------------------------------|---------------------------------||
B||------------------------------|---------------------------------*|
G||------------------------------|--------------------3------------||
D||-----------5-------------7----|-----------5--------3----4----3--||
A|*-----------5-------------7----|-----------5--------1----4----3--*|
E||--0--0--0--3----0--0--0--5----|--0--0--0--3--0--0-------2----1--||
    PM.....|      PM...|            PM.....|    PM..|


[Verse 1]
Guitar 1+2
e||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|*---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D||--2------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|*--2------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E||--0------------------------------|---------------------------------|
    LR............................|
     Make his fight on the hill         in the early day 
     For a hill, men would kill,        why? They do not know 


e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|-----R---------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|-----E---------------------------|
D|--5------------------------------|--5--S---------------------------|
A|--5------------------------------|--5--T---------------------------|
E|--3------------------------------|--3------------------------------|
    LR............................|
     Constant chill   deep  inside 
     Stiffened wounds test their pride 

e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|--2------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|--2------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|--0------------------------------|---------------------------------|
    LR...........................................|
     Shouting gun, on they run through the endless grey
     Men on fire, still alive through the raging glow 

e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------||
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------*|
G|---------------------------------|--5---------------2--------------||
D|--5------------------------------|--5---------------2--------------||
A|--5------------------------------|--3---------------0--------------*|
E|--3------------------------------|---------------------------------||
 |  LR............................|   LR..............| LR..........|
    On they fight, for the           right, yes, but  who's to say? 
      Gone insane from the           pain that they   surely know 


[Chorus]
Guitar 1+2
e||------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B||------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G||------------------------------|--------------------3-----------|
D||-----------5-------------7----|-----------5--------3----4------|
A|*-----------5-------------7----|-----------5--------1----4------|
E||--0--0--0--3----0--0--0--5----|--0--0--0--3--0--0-------2------|
    PM.....|      PM...|            PM.....|    PM..|
                                               For whom the bell tolls
                                               For whom the bell tolls


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


[Solo 2]
 Guitar 1
 Hetfield
e|---------------------------------|----------------------|
B|---------------------------------|----------------------|
G|---------------------------------|----------------------|
D|--2------------------------------|--2-------------------|
A|--2------------------------------|--2-------------------|
E|--0------------------------------|--0-------------------|
 |  LR............................|   LR.................|
 |Guitar 2
 |Hammett
e|---------------------------------|----------------------|
B|---------------------------------|----------------------|
G|-12-9-11----9--------------------|----------------------|
D|---------12---11-12-9-11----9----|--2-------------------|
A|-------------------------12---10-|--2-------------------|
E|---------------------------------|--0-------------------|
    LR............................|   LR.................|

 Guitar 1
 Hetfield
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------|
D|--2------------------------------|--5---5-5-5-5---5---5-5-5--|
A|--2------------------------------|--5---5-5-5-5---5---5-5-5--|
E|--0------------------------------|--3---3-3-3-3---3---3-3-3--|
 |  LR...........................|        PM.....|      PM... 
 |Guitar 2
 |Hammett
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------|
G|-12-9-11----9--------------------|---------------------------|
D|---------12---11-12-9-11----9----|--5---5-5-5-5---5---5-5-5--|
A|-------------------------12---10-|--5---5-5-5-5---5---5-5-5--|
E|---------------------------------|--3---3-3-3-3---3---3-3-3--|
                                          PM.....|      PM... 

 Guitar 1
 Hetfield
e|---------------------------------|----------------------|
B|---------------------------------|----------------------|
G|---------------------------------|--4-------------------|
D|--2------------------------------|--4-------------------|
A|--2------------------------------|--2-------------------|
E|--0------------------------------|----------------------|
 |  LR...........................|    LR.................|
 |Guitar 2
 |Hammett
e|---------------------------------|----------------------|
B|---------------------------------|----------------------|
G|-12-9-11----9--------------------|----------------------|
D|---------12---11-12-9-11----9----|--9~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-|
A|-------------------------12---10-|----------------------|
E|---------------------------------|----------------------|
           PM.....................|    LR.................|

[Harmony-Duett]
  Guitar 1
  Hetfield
e|----------------------------------|----------------------|
B|----------------------------------|--12~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-|
G|-12-9-11----9---------10-------12-|----------------------|
D|---------12---11-12-9----11-12----|----------------------|
A|----------------------------------|----------------------|
E|----------------------------------|----------------------|
 |         PM.....................|    LR.................|
 |Guitar 2
 |Hammett
e|----------------------------------|----------------------|
B|----------------------------------|--12~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-|
G|-12-9-11----9---------------------|----------------------|
D|---------12---11-12-9-11-----9----|----------------------|
A|-------------------------12----10-|----------------------|
E|----------------------------------|----------------------|
 |         PM.....................|    LR.................|
 |
 |Guitar 3(on Album)
e|---------------------------------|----------------------|
B|---------------------------------|----------------------|
G|---------------------------------|----------------------|
D|--2------------------------------|--2-------------------|
A|--2------------------------------|--2-------------------|
E|--0------------------------------|--0-------------------|
 |  LR............................|   LR.................|

  Guitar 1
  Hetfield
e|----------------------------------|----------------------|
B|----------------------------------|--8~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-|
G|-12-9-11----9---------10-------12-|----------------------|
D|---------12---11-12-9----11-12----|----------------------|
A|----------------------------------|----------------------|
E|----------------------------------|----------------------|
 |         PM.....................|    LR.................|
 |Guitar 2
 |Hammett
e|----------------------------------|----------------------|
B|----------------------------------|--8~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-|
G|-12-9-11----9---------------------|----------------------|
D|---------12---11-12-9-11-----9----|----------------------|
A|-------------------------12----10-|----------------------|
E|----------------------------------|----------------------|
 |         PM.....................|    LR.................|
 |
 |Guitar 3(on Album)
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------|
D|--2------------------------------|--5---5-5-5-5---5---5-5-5--|
A|--2------------------------------|--5---5-5-5-5---5---5-5-5--|
E|--0------------------------------|--3---3-3-3-3---3---3-3-3--|
 |  LR...........................|        PM.....|      PM...

  Guitar 1
  Hetfield
e|----------------------------------|----------------------|
B|----------------------------------|--12~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-|
G|-12-9-11----9---------10-------12-|----------------------|
D|---------12---11-12-9----11-12----|----------------------|
A|----------------------------------|----------------------|
E|----------------------------------|----------------------|
 |         PM.....................|    LR.................|
 |Guitar 2
 |Hammett
e|----------------------------------|----------------------|
B|----------------------------------|--12~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-|
G|-12-9-11----9---------------------|----------------------|
D|---------12---11-12-9-11-----9----|----------------------|
A|-------------------------12----10-|----------------------|
E|----------------------------------|----------------------|
 |         PM.....................|    LR.................|
 |
 |Guitar 3(on Album)
e|---------------------------------|----------------------|
B|---------------------------------|----------------------|
G|---------------------------------|--4-------------------|
D|--2------------------------------|--4-------------------|
A|--2------------------------------|--2-------------------|
E|--0------------------------------|----------------------|
 |  LR...........................|    LR.................|

[Verse 2]
e||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|*---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D||--2------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|*--2------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E||--0------------------------------|---------------------------------|
     LR...................................|
     Take a look to the sky             just before you die 
     Stranger now, are his eyes,        to this mystery 


e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|-----R---------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|-----E---------------------------|
D|--5------------------------------|--5--S---------------------------|
A|--5------------------------------|--5--T---------------------------|
E|--3------------------------------|--3------------------------------|
    LR............................|
     It  is  the  last  time  you     will 
     He  hears  the  silence  so      loud 
 

e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|--2------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|--2------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|--0------------------------------|---------------------------------|
    LR.....................................|
     Blackened roar massive roar        fills the crumbling sky 
     Crack of dawn, all is gone         except the will to be 

e|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------||
B|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------*|
G|---------------------------------|--5-----------------2--------------||
D|--5------------------------------|--5-----------------2--------------||
A|--5------------------------------|--3-----------------0--------------*|
E|--3------------------------------|-----------------------------------||
 |  LR............................|   LR..............| LR............|
    Shattered  goal  fills  his      soulwitharuthless  cry
     Now  they  see,  what  will     be,blindedeyesto   see 




[Chorus]
Guitar 1+2
e||------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B||------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G||------------------------------|--------------------3-----------|
D||-----------5-------------7----|-----------5--------3----4------|
A|*-----------5-------------7----|-----------5--------1----4------|
E||--0--0--0--3----0--0--0--5----|--0--0--0--3--0--0-------2------|
     PM.....|      PM...|           PM.....|    PM..|
                                               For whom the bell tolls
                                               For whom the bell tolls


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

[Outro]
Guitar 1+2
e|------------------------| |----------------------------------|
B|------------------------| |----------------------------------|
G|------------------------|6|----------------------------------|
D|--9-----------11--11----|/|--9------------11--11---12--12----|
A|--7-----------9---9-----|4|--7------------9---9----10--10----|
E|------------------------| |----------------------------------|
    LR.........|               LR.........|

  Guitar 1
  Hetfield
e| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|
B| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|
G|4|------------------------|6|----------------------------------|
D|/|--9-----------11--11----|/|--9------------11--11---12--12----|
A|4|--7-----------9---9-----|4|--7------------9---9----10--10----|
E| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|
 |    LR.........|               LR.........|
 |Guitar 2
 |Hammett
e| |--22b24~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--| |----------------------------------|
B| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|
G|4|------------------------|6|----------------------------------|
D|/|------------------------|/|----------------------------------|
A|4|------------------------|4|---------------3b/5==========r\4--|
E| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|
                                              following bends with tremolo-bar
  Guitar 1
  Hetfield
e| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|
B| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|
G|4|------------------------|6|----------------------------------|
D|/|--9-----------11--11----|/|--9------------11--11---12--12----|
A|4|--7-----------9---9-----|4|--7------------9---9----10--10----|
E| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|
 |    LR.........|               LR.........|
 |Guitar 2
 |Hammett
e| |------------------------| |------------------------16~~~~~~~~|
B| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|
G|4|------------------------|6|----------------------------------|
D|/|------------------------|/|----------------------------------|
A|4|--10b/12r\10~~~~~~~~~~~~|4|----------------------------------|
E| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|

  Guitar 1
  Hetfield
e| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|
B| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|
G|4|------------------------|6|----------------------------------|
D|/|--9-----------11--11----|/|--9------------11--11---12--12----|
A|4|--7-----------9---9-----|4|--7------------9---9----10--10----|
E| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|
 |    LR.........|               LR.........|
 |Hammett
e| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|
B| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|
G|4|------------------------|6|----------------------------------|
D|/|---------------0b/======|/|-=================4------6b/8==r\6|
A|4|------------------------|4|----------------------------------|
E| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|

  Guitar 1
  Hetfield
e| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|
B| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|
G|4|------------------------|6|----------------------------------|
D|/|--9-----------11--11----|/|--9------------11--11---12--12----|
A|4|--7-----------9---9-----|4|--7------------9---9----10--10----|
E| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|
 |    LR.........|               LR.........|
 |Guitar 2
 |Hammett
e| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|
B| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|
G|4|------------------------|6|-------------------------5b/7=====|
D|/|--6b/8=====r\6b/8====r\6|/|--6b/8======r\6b/8===r\6----------|
A|4|------------------------|4|----------------------------------|
E| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|

  Guitar 1
  Hetfield
e| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|
B| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|
G|4|------------------------|6|----------------------------------|
D|/|--9-----------11--11----|/|--9------------11--11---12--12----|
A|4|--7-----------9---9-----|4|--7------------9---9----10--10----|
E| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|
 |    LR.........|               LR.........|
 |Guitar 2
 |Hammett
e| |--------------16~~~~~~~~| |----------------------------------|
B| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|
G|4|--======r\5-------------|6|----------------------------------|
D|/|------------------------|/|----------------------------------|
A|4|------------------------|4|---------------------8b/12r\8~~~~~|
E| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|

  Guitar 1
  Hetfield
e| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|
B| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|
G|4|------------------------|6|----------------------------------|
D|/|--9-----------11--11----|/|--9------------11--11---12--12----|
A|4|--7-----------9---9-----|4|--7------------9---9----10--10----|
E| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|
 |    LR.........|               LR.........|
 |Guitar 2
 |Hammett
e| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|
B| |------------------------| |--10b/12==============\r10--------|
G|4|------------------------|6|----------------------------------|
D|/|------------------------|/|----------------------------------|
A|4|--~~~~~~----------------|4|----------------------------------|
E| |------------------------| |----------------------------------|

  Guitar 1
  Hetfield
e| |------------------------| |----------------------------------| |------------------------|
B| |------------------------| |----------------------------------| |------------------------|
G|4|------------------------|6|----------------------------------|4|------------------------|
D|/|--9-----------11--11----|/|--9------------11--11---12--12----|/|--9---------------------|
A|4|--7-----------9---9-----|4|--7------------9---9----10--10----|4|--7---------------------|
E| |------------------------| |----------------------------------| |------------------------|
 |    LR.........|               LR.........|                         LR..........|
 |Guitar 2
 |Hammett
e| |------------------------| |----------------------------------| |------------------------|
B| |------------------------| |----------------------------------| |------------------------|
G|4|------------------------|6|----------------------------------|4|--11b/15r\11------------|
D|/|--0b\~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|/|--~~~~~---------------------------|/|------------------------|
A|4|------------------------|4|----------------------------------|4|------------------------|
E| |------------------------| |----------------------------------| |------------------------|


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Tabulature-Legend:
----------------------------------
Tuning: EADGBe (standard)
~   - Vibrato
PM  - Palm Muted
LR  - Let Ring
|*  - repeat x-times
b   - bend
r   - release
/\  - tremolo-bar up /, down\
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