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From: Bente Moe 

            Hero of the day

                  by
 
               METALLICA

A great song from the album LOAD!


Tune 1/2 step down

Intro/Verse:
The Intro and the beginning of all the verses are played with a clean
guitar and the rest of the verse is played with heavy distortion.
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------2------2------2------2--------4------4------4---|
|--------------2------2------2------2--------6---6------6------6-|
|------0-----0------2------4------5--------7-------7------7------|
|--0/2---2-------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus:
Played with heavy distortion.
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|
|--4-4-4-4--x--4--x--4--x--|
|--4-4-4-4--x--4--x--4--x--|
|--2-2-2-2--x--2--x--2--x--|

Comments questions or whatever to: bmoe@aft.sn.no
--        
- Martin Moe Aaserud


Hero of the Day   -   Metallica
Tabbed By Samy Arbid (Hesher104@aol.com)

Most of this was tabbed by Phil Boyle. 
what i did was take it and add the lyrics and
add all the parts he missed. 
i also fixed up the chorus and solo.


INTRO:
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------2------2------2------2------4-----4-----4----|
|-----------2------2------2------2------6---6-----6-----6--|
|----0----0------2------4------5------7-------7-----7------|
|--2---2---------------------------------------------------|


INTERLUDE:
                        Mama they try and break me..................
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------2------2------2------2--4---4-----4-----4---4^7^4-4----|
|-----------2------2------2------2----6-6---6-----6-----6---------6--|
|----0----0------2------4------5------7-------7-----7----------------|
|--2---2-------------------------------------------------------------|


VERSE:
                 The windows burns to light the way back home
              A light that warms no matter where they've gone
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|o------------2------2------2------2------4-----4-----4-----o|
|o----------2------2------2------2------6---6-----6-----6---o|
|----0----0------2------4------5------7-------7-----7--------|
|--2---2-----------------------------------------------------|


CHORUS:
                                               PmPm
                       They're off to find the hero of the day
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--2-----2---4-----4---6-----6---7-----7---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|
|--2--2------4--4------6--6------7--7------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--|
|--0---------2---------4---------5---------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

                                                         PmPm
                   But what if they should fall by someone's wicked way.....
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------2-----2----4-----4----6-----6----7-----7----4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|
|--------2--2-------4--4-------6--6-------7--7-------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--|
|---0----0----------2----------4----------5----------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
|-2---2-----------------------------------------------------------------------|




 Still the window burns Time so slowly turns And someone there is sighing
 Keepers of the flames Do ya feel your name? Can't you hear your babies crying?
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------7~~~~--|
|o/2--------------/4------------/6-----/7----------44444444///6666666--8~~~~-o|
|o/2--------------/4------------/6-----/7----------66666666///8888888--9~~~~-o|
|-/0--------------/2------------/4-----/5----------77777777///9999999---------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|


INTERLUDE 2:
                        Mama they try and break me...........
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------2------2------2------2------4------4------4----|
|-----------2------2------2------2------6---6------6------6--|
|----0----0------2------4------5------7--------7------7------|
|--2---2-----------------------------------------------------|

                        Still they try and break me..........
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------2------2------2------2------4------4------4------4-9---|
|-----------2------2------2------2------6---6------6------6----------|
|----0----0------2------4------5------7--------7------7------7-------|
|--2---2-------------------------------------------------------------|


VERSE 2: (2 guitars)
  Gtr. 1 
  'Scuze    me   while   I tend  to   how   I
   These  things return  to me that  still seem 
|----------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------
|o--------2----2----2----2---4----4----4-------
|o------2----2----2----2----6-6----6----6------
|--0--0----2----4----5----7------7----7--------
|-2-2------------------------------------------
|                                         
| Gtr. 2                                  
|                                         
|----------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------
|o---------------------------------------------
|o---------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------

feel
real
------------------------------------|
------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------o|
-----------------------------------o|
------------------------------------|
------------------------------------|
                                    |
                                    |
                                    |
2/3\2/3\2/3\2/3\2/3\2/3\2/3\2/3\2-2-|
------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------o|
-----------------------------------o|
------------------------------------|
------------------------------------|


CHORUS:
                                               PmPm
                       Now deservingly this easy chair
                   But the rocking stopped by wheels of despair
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|o-2-----2---4-----4---6-----6---7-----7---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-o|
|o-2--2------4--4------6--6------7--7------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-o|
|--0---------2---------4---------5---------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|


 Don't want your aid But the first I've make For years can't hold or feel
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------7~~~~--|
|-/2-------------/4-----------/6---------/7------44444444///66666666---8~~~~--|
|-/2-------------/4-----------/6---------/7------66666666///88888888---9~~~~--|
|-/0-------------/2-----------/4---------/5------77777777///99999999----------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 No, I'm not all me So please excuse me  While  I  tend  to  how  I  feel
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-/2-------------/4-----------/6---------/7------44444444///66666666-----|
|-/2-------------/4-----------/6---------/7------66666666///88888888-----|
|-/0-------------/2-----------/4---------/5------77777777///99999999-----|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|


BRIDGE:
   Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|--3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3|
|--3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3|
|--1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1|

   Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm   
  But now the dreams and waking screams   
  That ever last the night
  So build the wall, behind the crawl
  And hide until it's light
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|--3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3|
|--3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3|
|--1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1|

   Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm      
So can you hear your babies cryin' now?
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|--3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3---3---3---3|
|--3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3---3---3---3|
|--1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1---1---1---1|





FILL: (2 guitars) 
  Gtr. 1
 Still the window burns Time so slowly turns And someone there is sighing 
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|------------------------------------------------------------------------6~~~~~
|-/2--------------/4------------/6-----/7----------44444444///55555555---8~~~~~
|-/2--------------/4------------/6-----/7----------66666666///77777777---9~~~~~
|-/0--------------/2------------/4-----/5----------77777777///88888888---------
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|                                                                             
| Gtr. 2                                                                      
|                                                                             
|--18~~~~~~~~~~~~~(18)~~~~~~~~~~~~(18)~~~~~~~~~~~~(18)~~~~~~~~~~~~(18)~~~~~~~~~
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------

------------------------|
------------------------|
------------------------|
------------------------|
------------------------|
------------------------|
                        |
 (Gtr. 2)               |
                        |
-14-14-12-12-10-10-9\8--|
------------------------|
------------------------|
------------------------|
------------------------|
------------------------|

  Gtr. 1
 Keepers of the flames Do ya feel your name? Can't you hear your babies crying?
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|------------------------------------------------------------------------7~~~~-
|-/2--------------/4------------/6-----/7----------44444444///66666666---8~~~~-
|-/2--------------/4------------/6-----/7----------66666666///88888888---9~~~~-
|-/0--------------/2------------/4-----/5----------77777777///99999999---------
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Gtr. 2                                                                        
| let it ring................................................................   
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|--9~~~~~~~~~~~~~~(9)~~~~~~~~~~~(9)~~~~~~~~~~~~~~(9)~~~~~~~~~~~(9)~~~~~~~~~~~~-
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------

------------------------|
------------------------|
------------------------|
------------------------|
------------------------|
------------------------|
                        |
 (Gtr. 2)               |
                        |
-14-14-12-12-10-10-9\8--|
------------------------|
------------------------|
------------------------|
------------------------|
------------------------|

BRIDGE:
   Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|--3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3|
|--3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3|
|--1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1|

   Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm     
  But now the dreams and waking screams   
  That ever last the night
  So build the wall, behind the crawl
  And hide until it's light
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|--3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3|
|--3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3|
|--1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1|

   Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm  Pm      
So can you hear your babies cryin' now?
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|--3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3---3---3---3|
|--3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3---3---3---3|
|--1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1---1---1---1|

Solo:
slide
eb-----------------------5--------------------------------------5/10--
Bb-7--5-5-7--5-7---7-5-----7---7--7--5---7--7--5--7----7--5---------
Gb---------------------------------------------------------------------
Db---------------------------------------------------------------------
Ab---------------------------------------------------------------------
Eb---------------------------------------------------------------------


eb---10---10--10--10---9--9--9---9--9--9--7-------7------------------
Bb---------------------------------------------------------------------
Gb---------------------------------------------------------------------
Db---------------------------------------------------------------------
Ab---------------------------------------------------------------------
Eb---------------------------------------------------------------------


eb-----------------------------5---------------------------------------
Bb-7---5---7---5--7----7--5-------7--7----7--7--5----7--7--5--7------
Gb---------------------------------------------------------------------
Db---------------------------------------------------------------------
Ab---------------------------------------------------------------------
Eb---------------------------------------------------------------------

                   slide
eb-----------5/12-----12---12--12--12---10--10--10--12----12--14----
Bb---7--5--------------------------------------------------------------
Gb---------------------------------------------------------------------
Db---------------------------------------------------------------------
Ab---------------------------------------------------------------------
Eb---------------------------------------------------------------------
                tremelo
                 pick
eb-----14--16-------------------------------17---17---17---17---17---
Bb----------\----------------------------------------------------------
Gb----------\--------------------------------14---14---14---14---14--
Db----------\---------------------------------------------------------
Ab--------------------------------------------------------------------
Eb--------------------------------------------------------------------


eb-17---17---17---17---17---17---17---17---17---17---17---17---17-
Bb-------------------------------------------------------------------
Gb-14---14---14---14---14---14---14---14---14---14---14---14---14-
Db-------------------------------------------------------------------
Ab-------------------------------------------------------------------
Eb-------------------------------------------------------------------


eb-17---17---17---17---17---17---17---17---17/16---16---16---16/14
Bb-------------------------------------------------------------------
Gb-14---14---14---14---14---14---14---14---14/13---13---13---13/11
Db-------------------------------------------------------------------
Ab-------------------------------------------------------------------
Eb-------------------------------------------------------------------


eb---14/12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12-
Bb-------------------------------------------------------------------
Gb---11/9-----9----9----9----9----9-----9----9----9----9----9----9-
Db-------------------------------------------------------------------
Ab-------------------------------------------------------------------
Eb-------------------------------------------------------------------


eb--12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12-12-12
Bb---------------------------------------------------------------------
Gb--9-----9----9----9----9-----9----9----9----9----9----9----9--9---9
Db---------------------------------------------------------------------
Ab---------------------------------------------------------------------
Eb---------------------------------------------------------------------


eb----22---22--22--22---21/14/17-------------------------------------
Bb---------------------------------------------------------------------
Gb----19---19--19--19---18/11/14-------------------------------------
Db---------------------------------------------------------------------
Ab---------------------------------------------------------------------
Eb---------------------------------------------------------------------


OUTRO:
 
      Mama they try and break me    Mama they try and break me 
|-------------------------------------------------------------
|-------------------------------------------------------------
|o------------------------------------------------------------
|o-4--4--4--4/5___\4--4--4--4----4--4--4--4/5___\4--4--4--4---
|--4--4--4--4/5___\4--4--4--4----4--4--4--4/5___\4--4--4--4---
|--2--2--2--2/3___\2--2--2--2----2--2--2--2/3___\2--2--2--2---

      Mama they try and break me    Mama they try... Mama they try... 
---------------------------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------------------------------------o|
---4--4--4--4/5___\4--4--4--4----4--4--4--4/5--4--4--4--4--4/5------o|
---4--4--4--4/5___\4--4--4--4----4--4--4--4/5--4--4--4--4--4/5-------|
---2--2--2--2/3___\2--2--2--2----2--2--2--2/3--2--2--2--2--2/3-------|

  ___second_time___
 /
|------------------|
|------------------|
|------------------|
|-5--5--3_____-----|
|-5--5--3_____-----|
|-3--3--1_____-----|
|                  |
| Gtr. 2           |
|                  |
|-----------0~~~~~-|
|-----------0~~~~~-|
|------------------|
|------------------|
|------------------|
|------------------|


--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

  ~       vibrato or whammy bar          / or \    slide
  _       hold note                        x       scratch
  Pm      palm muting                      ^       hammer on or pull off
  ( )     ghost note

            
            
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amz2424 10 Oct 25, 2003 08:00 PM

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