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PEACE SELLS  
                                 Megadeth
              (From The 1986 Peace Sells...But Who's Buying?)


Transcribed by Jonathan Casper (confinedforever)

Gtr 1 - Tuning Standard - (E A D G B E)


Bass intro arranged for guitar:

e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|--------5--------7-8---------5----------|
A|-7--5-7------7-5------7--5-7------7-----|
E|-----------0--------------------0---5-6-|


Intro
e|------------|
B|------------|
G|------------|
D|-----9\-----|
A|-5-6-7\--2--|
E|---------0--|
 
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-7---------------------------------------|
A|-5------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-8-7--|
E|------------------------------------6-5--|
          * * * * * * * * * * * * * *     

Intro solo (Mustaine)
e|-[17]18r17--[17]18r17--[17]18r17--|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|

e|-12h16p12--12-11h15p11--11-10h14p10--10-9h13p9--9-|
B|---------15-----------14-----------13---------12--|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

e|-8h12p8--8-7h11p7--7-6h10p6---6-5h9p5---5------|
B|-------11--------10---------9---------8---5~~--|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|


Riff 1
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|----------------6-----------------5--|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--4--0-0-0-0-0-0-0--3--|
   * * * * * * *     * * * * * * * 
  "What do ya mean I don't believe in God?..."
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|----------------6---------------8--7-|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--4--0-0-0-0-0-0--6--5-|
   * * * * * * *     * * * * * * 
  "Talk to him everyday..."


Riff 2
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------7--------------------7--------|
D|-9-9-7-9--5--7-9-9----9-9-7-9--5--------|
A|-7-7-5-7-----5-7-7----7-7-5-7-----4-5-5-|
E|----------------------------------2-3-3-|
             "If there's a new way..."
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|----------7--------------5---|
A|-5-5-4-5--5--4-5---5-4-3-3---|
E|-3-3-2-3-----2-3---3-2-1-----|
                     * * * 
              "But it better work this time..."


Play Riff 1   Solo Rhythm

Solo (Poland)
e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------12h13-12p10\9-------|
G|-12b14~~-13p12-13p12p9-12h13/14---------------12p10-|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------12-10-------10------------------------------------|
G|-12-13-------13-12----12-10------------------------------|
D|----------------------------14-12-10---------------------|
A|-------------------------------------14-12-10------------|
E|----------------------------------------------14-12-10~~-|

e|-------12--------------------------|
B|-15-------15-12--------------------|
G|----------------14-12b13----(13)\--|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|

End solo

Play Riff 1   "What do ya mean I hurt your feelings?"

Here are the solos over Riff 1 (All are Poland's)

#1
e|--------------------|

B|--------------------|
G|--------------------|
D|--------------------|
A|-7p5-7p5------------|
E|-a--------5--(5)d2*-|
  "...didn't know ya had any feelings..."

#2
e|-------19--------19~~--|
B|-17b19-----17b19-------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-----------------------|
A|-----------------------|
E|-----------------------|
  "...just not your kind..."

#3
e|----------------------------|
B|-14h15-------12-14b15~~~~~\-|
G|--a-------13----------------|
D|-------14-------------------|
A|----------------------------|
E|----------------------------|
  "...of the United States of America?"

#4
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-15--------------------------------------------|
G|-14b15--14p12---15-14p12-----------------------|
D|-------------14---------14-12------------------|
A|------------------------------14-12-10-12-10~~-|
E|-----------------------------------------------|
  "...we, the people, right?"

End solos


Play Riff 2   "If there's a new way..."


Riff 3
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-----10p9-10-----9p7-9-----7p5-7-----5p4-5-|
E|-0-0---------0-0-------0-0-------0-0-------|
   * *         * *       * *       * *    
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-----4p2-4-----2p0-2-----------------------|
E|-0-0-------0-0-------0-0--5p4-5-0-0--3p2-3-|
   * *       * *       * *        * * 


Riff 3a
Guitar 1
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-----10p9-10-----9p7-9-----7p5-7-----5p4-5-|
E|-0-0---------0-0-------0-0-------0-0-------|
   * *         * *       * *       * *    
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----4p2-4-----2p0-2----------------/6-5-|
E|-0-0-------0-0-------0-0--5p4-5-0-0-/4-3-|
   * *       * *       * *        * *

Guitar 2
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-----9p8-9-----7p5-7-----5p4-5-----4h5-4-|
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-0-0-------0-0-------0-0-------0-0-------|
   * *       * *       * *       * * 
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-----2p0-2-------------------------------|
A|---------------5p4-5-----4p2-4------/6-5-|
E|-0-0-------0-0-------0-0--------0-0-/4-3-|
   * *       * *       * *        * *


Riff 4  (Solo Rhythm)             
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|         --------|
A|-4-------------5-------4-----5-4-|                 |
E|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-3-2-|                 |
     * * * * * *   * * *   * *                       |
Guitar 1                                             |
e|------------------------------------------|        |
B|------------------------------------------|        |
G|------------------------------------------|        |
D|------------------------------------------|        |--- Play 3x
A|-----10p9-10-----9p7-9-----7p5-7-----/6-5-|        |
E|-0-0---------0-0-------0-0-------0-0-/4-3-|        |
   * *         * *       * *       * *               |
Guitar 2                                             |
e|----------------------------------------|          |
B|----------------------------------------|          |
G|----------------------------------------|          |
D|-----9p8-9-----7p5-7-----5p4-5----------|   -------|
A|-----------------------------------/6-5-|
E|-0-0-------0-0-------0-0-------0-0-/4-3-|
   * *       * *       * *       * *

Final time
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------7-8-9------------|
A|-4-------------5-------4-----5-6-7-[let ring]-|
E|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-2-2-2------------------|
     * * * * * *   * * *   * * 


Solos:

#1 (Poland)
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-11/12-15-11/12------------------------12--------|
G|----------------14b15--14-12--14--12h14--12------|
D|----------------------------14--14---------14~~~-|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-----------------|
D|-12--------------|
A|----14-12-10b11--|
E|-----------------|


#2 (Mustaine)
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------2-------------|
D|-------------------------2---4p2---------|
A|---------0h2p0-0h2p0-3/4---------4\3-3/4-|
E|-0h2-2-2---------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|---2-5p4-2-4-4p2-------------------|
D|-2---------------4-2-4p2~~----(2)--|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|-(2)--[note is held through next solo]-|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|


#3 (Poland)
e|-------19-------19----------------------|
B|-19-20----20-20-----20--20--[20]21-{20}-|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------|
B|-20b22-[20]23-{20}-{20}-(23)b24-|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-17-20----17-------------------------|
G|-------18----19b21----19-16----------|
D|----------------------------19-17b18-|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|


#4 (Mustaine)
e|-14h17p14--14-19p14-14-14h17p14--14-19p14---|
B|---------17--------------------17--------17-|
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|

e|-14h17p14--14-19p14-14-14h17p14--14-19p14--14h17p14-|
B|---------17--------------------17--------17---------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------|
B|----14h17p14-19p17p14--------|
G|-17-------------------16~~~--|
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|

End solos


"Can you put a price on peace ? " 
     
                                  
Riff 5 
Guitar 1             x1
e|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|--------------------|
D|--------5-------7-8-|
A|-7--5-7-----7-5-----|
E|----------0---------|
            *
                    x11
e|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|--------------------|
D|--------5-----------|
A|-7--5-7-----7-5-----|
E|----------0-----5-6-|
            *

Guitar 2 (Comes in with the drums)
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|----2-------5-------4-------9-|
A|----2-------5-------4-------9-|
E|-00------33------22------77---|
   **      **      **      **
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|----9-------------------------|
D|----9-------5-------4-------9-|
A|-77---------5-------4-------9-|
E|---------33------22------77---|
   **      **      **      **


Riff 6
e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|---------5-------7h8-|
A|-7~--5-7-----7-5-----|
E|-----------0---------|
             *
    "Peace, peace sells..."


Riff 7
Guitar 1
e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|---------5-------7h8-|
A|-7~--5-7-----7-5-----|
E|-----------0---------|
             *
  "Peace sells, but who's buying ?"

Guitar 2
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|---------7-------9h10--|
D|-9~--7-9-----9-7-------|
A|-----------------------|
E|-----------0-----------|
             *


Play Riff 6   Solo Rhythm


Solo (Poland)
e|------------------------------------------|
B|----------[10]12*~--[13]15*~--(15)b17*~~--|
G|-[12]14*~---------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|

e|-12--------------12-------------------------|
B|---15p12------12----15p12---12--------------|
G|--------14b16------------14----[14]16r14p12-|
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|

e|-15b17--15b17--15b17-15b16~~-|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|

e|-------12-13-12----------12-13-12----------|
B|-12h15----------15-12h15----------15-12h15-|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------|

e|-12-13-12---------------------------12-|
B|---------15-13-12----------12-13-15----|
G|------------------14-12h14-------------|
D|---------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|

e|-15b17----17b19~~--20b22~~--22b24~~--|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

E|-22p19-22p19------------------------------|
B|-------------22-21-22--20b22-20b22--20~~\-|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|

End Solo


Play Riff 7   "Peace sells, but who's buying?"
Play Riff 6   "Peace sells, but who's buying?"


Riff 8 
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|---------5-------7h8----------5-----|
A|-7~--5-7-----7-5------7~--5-7-----7-|
E|-----------0--------------------0---|
             *                    *
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-6-5-4-3---3-4-3---3-5-5-5-5-4-4-5-4-|
E|-4-3-2-1-0-1-2-1-0-1-3-3-3-3-2-2-3-2-|
   * * * * * * * * * * 
     "No....no no no no..."

Final time
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------7-8-9-|
A|-6-5-4-3---3-4-3---3-5-5-5-5-4-4-5-6-7-|
E|-4-3-2-1-0-1-2-1-0-1-3-3-3-3-2-2-------|
   * * * * * * * * * * 
      "Peace sells.....                  ....ahhh"


Ending solo (Poland)
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------11h12p11------|
A|---------11h12p11-----11h12h14--------14p12-|
E|-12-12h14--------14p12----------------------|

e|---------------------------------------|
B|-----------------12-14p12-15--(15)d12*-|
G|---------11-13-14----------a-----------|
D|-11h12h14------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------12-------|
G|-14p12-14~~--14-12----14--12-14----12b13-|
D|-------------------14--------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------|
B|---12-13-12--------12-13-12--------12-13-12-|
G|-14--------14-13-14--------14-13-14---------|
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------12-|
B|---------12-15-12--------12-16-12--------12-13-15---|
G|-14-13-14--------14-13-14--------14-13-14-----------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------12----|
B|-15b17----(17)r15b17r15p12-15b19----(19)r17r15-15----15-|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

e|-12--------12-14-12--------12-14-12--------12-14-12-|
B|---15-12-15--------15-12-15--------15-12-15---------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

e|---------15-16-15--------15-16-15-----17b18--17p15-17-|
B|-15p12-----------17-15-17--------17p15----------------|
G|------14----------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|

e|-15b17--------(17)r15--19~~----22~~----24~~-|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|

End solo


 
************************************

10^        = bend a quarter step.
10b11      = bend a half step.
10b12      = bend a full step.
10b12r10   = bend and release.
[10]12     = pre-bend.
[10]12r10  = pre-bend and release.
{14}       = pick the 14th fret while holding the most 
             previous bend.
<17>       = touch the string above the 17th fret while 
             previous note(s) is(are) still ringing.

10b13*     = tremolo bar bend, from the 10th fret to the 13th fret.
7d4*       = tremolo bar dive, from the 7th fret to the 4th fret. 
12~*       = tremolo bar vibrato.

x   =  mute with fret-hand
*   =  palm mute
X\\ =  pick slide
h   =  hammer-on
p   =  pull-off
~   =  vibrato
t   =  finger tap
/   =  slide up
\   =  slide down
h.  =  natural harmonics
a   =  artificial harmonics
(9) =  ghost note
tm  =  trem picking
tr  =  trill


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Pittman 30 May 24, 2007 06:11 AM

Good tab. There may have been one or two spots where there was a wrong note,but that didnt stop me from giving it a 5 . Nice work.

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confinedforever 977 Jun 07, 2007 04:15 AM

thanks bro

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Alpha_Wolf 268 Sep 13, 2007 06:07 PM

Dude, the intro solo is so fast... I'm trying to learn it, but it's really hard, haha..

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