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DIE BY THE SWORD
 By SLAYER
 (Music & Lyrics: Hanneman)
 As Performed On SHOW NO MERCY 1983 
 METAL BLADE Records

 Tabbed By Ema

 Standard Tuning


 RIFF 1A INTRO x2

|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-------------4/5-|-----------------|-------------4/5-|-----------------|
|-------------4/5-|-------------8---|-------------4/5-|-----8------10---|
|-0-000-0-000-----|-0-000-0-000-6---|-0-000-0-000-----|-0-0-6-----0-8---|
    ...   ...         ...   ...         ...   ...       . .       .



 RIFF 1 VERSE x2

|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-------------4/5-|-----------------|-------------4/5-|-----------------|
|-------------4/5-|-------------8---|-------------4/5-|------------10---|
|-0-000-0-000-----|-0-000-0-000-6---|-0-000-0-000-----|-0-000-0-000-8---|
    ...   ...         ...   ...         ...   ...         ...   ...



 RIFF 2 BRIDGE x2

|KING
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------8-----8-----8--7-----7-----7------10-----9--|
|-7-----7-----7--6-666-6-666-6--5-555-5-555-5--0-0--8--0--7--|
|-5-555-5-555-5----------------------------------------------|
|   ...   ...      ...   ...      ...   ...    . .     .
|
|HANNEMAN
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|-9-------------15-------------14-------------------5-----4--|
|-7-------------13-------------12--------------0-0--3--0--2--|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
                                               . .     .



 RIFF 3 CHORUS x2

|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-7---6-----------|
|-3-2-------------|-3-2-------------|-3-2-------------|-5---4---8---7---|
|-----3-2-5-3-2-0-|-----3-2-5-3-2-0-|-----3-2-5-3-2-0-|---------6---5---|
  . . . . . . . .   . . . . . . . .   . . . . . . . .



 RIFF 1 VERSE x2

 RIFF 2 BRIDGE x2

 RIFF 3 CHORUS x2


 FILL 1

|-----------------|
|-----------------|
|-----------------|
|-5---4-----------|
|-3---2---5---4---|
|---------3---2---|




 FILL 2 x4

|-----------------|
|-----------------|
|-----------------|
|-----------------|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
  . . . . . . . .



 RIFF 4 INTERLUDE x2

|KING
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-------------4------------4-3----|--------------------------5--10--|
|-2-----5-----2------------2-1----|-2-----5-----3------------3---8--|
|-0-0-0-3-0-0----------0-0--------|-0-0-0-3-0-0-1--------0-0---0----|
|   . .   . .          . .            . .   . .          . .   .
|
|HANNEMAN
|---------------------------------|-------------------------15b-15\-|
|---------------------------------|-------------------------18b-18\-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-------------4------------4-3----|---------------------------------|
|-2-----5-----2------------2-1----|-2-----5-----3-------------------|
|-0-0-0-3-0-0----------0-0--------|-0-0-0-3-0-0-1-------------------|
    . .   . .          . .            . .   . .


|KING
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-------------4------------4-3----|--------------------------5--10--|
|-2-----5-----2------------2-1----|-2-----5-----3------------3---8--|
|-0-0-0-3-0-0----------0-0--------|-0-0-0-3-0-0-1--------0-0---0----|
|   . .   . .          . .            . .   . .          . .   .
|
|HANNEMAN                    A.H.
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-------------4------------4------|---------------------------------|
|-2-----5-----2------------2-1b^--|-2-----5-----3-------------------|
|-0-0-0-3-0-0----------0-0--------|-0-0-0-3-0-0-1--------x\\\\\\\\--|
    . .   . .          . .            . .   . .



 SOLO 1 HANNEMAN
    BAR        BAR       BAR
|-15\/\/\/\\--------------------------------------|
|-18\/\/\/\\-----------23//\/\/\\/\\/\\/\\//\//\--|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------0\\\\-------------------------------|

  BAR/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\  N.H. BAR
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-0h9p7p6p0h9p7p6p0h9p7p6p0h9p7p6p0h9p7p6p0h9p7p6p0--5///\/\/\/\//\\\--|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

  BAR/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\  BAR    N.H. BAR
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|-0h4p2p0h4p2p0h4p2p0h4p2p0-0\\\\---7\/\/\\\\-|
|---------------------------------------------|

    BAR         BAR       BAR           BAR     N.H. BAR
|-------------21//\/\/\-22//\/\/\\--|------------------------|
|-21///\/\/\------------------------|-21//\/\\--5\\\\\\\\----|
|-----------------------------------|------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|------------------------|




 RIFF 4 x2 (KING PART) UNDER SOLO 1


 RIFF 5 INTERLUDE x1

|KING
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|----8--7-----------------------------|----8--7-----------------------------|
|-------------8--7-----8-10-----8--7--|-------------8--7-----8-10-----------|
|-0--------0--------0--------0--------|-0--------0--------0--------0--8--7--|
| .        .        .        .          .        .        .        .
|
|HANNEMAN
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-4-----------------------------------|
|-2-----------------------------------|-2-----------------------------------|
|-0-----------------------------------|-------------------------------------|



|KING
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|----8--7-----------------------------|----8--7-----------------------------|
|-------------8--7-----8-10-----8--7--|-------------8--7-----8-10-----------|
|-0--------0--------0--------0--------|-0--------0--------0--------0--8--7--|
| .        .        .        .          .        .        .        .
|
|HANNEMAN
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-3-----------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-1-----------------------------------|-3-----------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-1-----------------------------------|



|KING
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|----8--7-----------------------------|----8--7-----------------------------|
|-------------8--7-----8-10-----8--7--|-------------8--7-----8-10-----------|
|-0--------0--------0--------0--------|-0--------0--------0--------0--8--7--|
| .        .        .        .          .        .        .        .
|
|HANNEMAN
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|10-----------------------------------|
|-4-----------------------------------|-8-----------------------------------|
|-2-----------------------------------|-------------------------------------|



|KING
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|----8--7-----------------------------|----8--7-----------------------------|
|-------------8--7-----8-10-----8--7--|-------------8--7-----8-10-----------|
|-0--------0--------0--------0--------|-0--------0--------0--------0--8--7--|
| .        .        .        .          .        .        .        .
|
|HANNEMAN
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|12-----------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|10-----------------------------------|-2-----------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-0-----------------------------------|



 RIFF 5A INTERLUDE x2

|KING
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|----8--7-----------------------------|----8--7-----------------------------|
|-------------8--7-----8-10-----8--7--|-------------8--7-----8-10-----------|
|-0--------0--------0--------0--------|-0--------0--------0--------0--8--7--|
| .        .        .        .          .        .        .        .
|
|HANNEMAN
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|---11-10-----------------------------|---11-10-----------------------------|
|------------10--9----10-12----10--9--|------------10--9----10-12-----------|
|-------------------------------------|------------------------------10--9--|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-0--------0--------0--------0--------|-0--------0--------0--------0--------|
  .        .        .        .          .        .        .        .



 SOLO 2 KING

|-------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-----------------------5---5-7-5-7-7fb^^^r--|
|---------------5---------------|-----------5---5-7-5-7---7------------------|
|-7b^^--5-7b^^----7b^^--5-7b^^--|---5-7-5-7---7------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-7------------------------------------------|


|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-20-12h15-20-12h15-20-12h15-20-12h15-20-12h15-20-12h15-20-12h15-20-12h15-|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   T        T        T        T        T        T        T        T

|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-20-12h15-20-12h15-20-12h15-20-12h15-20-12h15-20-12h15-20-12h15-20-12h15-|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   T        T        T        T        T        T        T        T

|-19-15h18-19-15h18-19-15h18-19-15h18-19-15h18-19-15h18-19-15h18-19-15h18-|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   T        T        T        T        T        T        T        T

|-22-15h18-22-15h18-22-15h18-22-15h18-22-15h18-22-15h18-22-15h18-22-15h18-|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   T        T        T        T        T        T        T        T

|-15fb^--15b^^--18-16-15--------15b^^--15-16-18-16-15-|
|-18fb^--18b^^-----------18-17--18b^^-----------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|


|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-18-17-15-18-17-15-------------------------------------|
|-------------------18-16-15-18-16-15-------------------|
|-------------------------------------17-15-14-12b\\\\--|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|


|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------12-14-15-|
|---------------------------12-13-15-------------------12-13-15----------|
|------------------11-12-14-------------------11-12-14-------------------|
|---------10-11-13-------------------10-11-13----------------------------|
|-9-10-12----------------------------------------------------------------|


|----------------------------------------------|
|-17-12h15-19-12h15-17-12h15-19-12h15-17-12h15-|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|


|----------------------------------------------|
|-19-12h15-17-12h15-19-12h15-/17fb^--17b^^^----|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|




 RIFF 1B x4 UNDER SOLO 2

|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----5-------4---|
|-------------8-7-|-------------8-7-|-------------8-7-|-----3-------2---|
|-0-000-0-000-6-5-|-0-000-0-000-6-5-|-0-000-0-000-6-5-|-0-0-------0-----|
    ...   ...         ...   ...         ...   ...       . .       .



 SOLO 3 HANNEMAN

|-0-12-0-12-13-15-13-12-13-12----0-12-0-12-13-15-13-12-13-12----|
|-----------------------------15-----------------------------15-|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|


|-0-12-0-12-13-15-13-12--------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------15-14-12-15-14-12--------------------------|
|------------------------------------------15-13-12-15-13-12-------|
|------------------------------------------------------------14b^^-|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|


|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-/15fb^-15b^--18fb^-18fb^--16fb^-16b^--------9-12-10-9-10-9---------|
|----------------------------------------9-12----------------12-9b^--|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|


|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-19-12h15-19-12h15-19-12h15-19-12h15-19-12h15-19-12h15-19-12h15-19-12h15-|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   T        T        T        T        T        T        T        T

|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-20-12h15-20-12h15-20-12h15-20-12h15-20-12h15-20-12h15-20-12h15-20-12h15-|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   T        T        T        T        T        T        T        T

|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-19-12h14-19-12h14-19-12h14-19-12h14-19-12h14-19-12h14-19-12h14-19-12h14-|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   T        T        T        T        T        T        T        T

|--------------------|
|-/13-12-------------|
|--------12-11\\\----|
|--------------------|
|--------------------|
|--------------------|


|-2-3-5-3-2-------------------------------------------------|
|-----------5-3-2-5-3-2-------------------------------------|
|-----------------------5-3-2-3b^-3b^--5-3-2----------------|
|--------------------------------------------3-2-3b^-2h3b^--|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|


|--------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------9-10-12-9-10-12-9/12fb^^^^^^^^^^r\\\\----|
|-8-9-11-8-9-11------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|




 RIFF 6 x2 UNDER SOLO 3

|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|-9-------------12-------------11-------------------5-----4--|
|-7-------------10--------------9-------------------3-----2--|
|------------------------------------------------------------|



|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------5-----4--|
|-2--------------5--------------4-------------------3-----2--|
|-0--------------3--------------2----------------------------|



 RIFF 1A INTRO x2

 RIFF 3 CHORUS x2

 FILL 1


 FILL 3

|-----------------|
|-----------------|
|-----------------|
|-7---6-----------|
|-5---4---8---7---|
|---------6---5---|




 FILL 1


 FILL 4 END

|----------|
|----------|
|----------|
|----------|
|-2--------|
|-0--------|
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ajtarn 91 Apr 15, 2009 06:53 AM

good job man! really helpful. but in the vers and intro i think it is
|--------------4/5--------------|
|--------------4/5--------------|
|--7-----7---------7-----7------|
|--0-000-0-000-----0-000-0-000--| and so on..

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