Iron Maiden - Afraid To Shoot Strangers Chords & Tabs

 

Afraid To Shoot Strangers Chords & Tabs

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Afraid To Shoot Strangers Tab

   
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#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
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AFRAID TO SHOOT STRANGERS (Harris)       
                                                                                              


B:bend( hold )  ~:vibratto          |:end of measure         Guitar 1:Dave Murray    
H:hammer-on     /:slide             B…R:bend and release     Guitar 2:Janick Gers    
P:pull-off    N.H:natural harmonics                                                               


The music is taken from the original track.
Tab by Tolis  irontol@yahoo.com


Riff 1: On the original track this Riff is played without distortion, but LIVE with distortion. 


Guitar 1: Intro:
    E5                                   G5                                   Db5              B5
E----------------------------------------------|---------------------------------|------------------|
B-------7--7/9--7^9^7-------------------10/12--|--10--8^10--7--------------------|------------------|
G--7/9-----------H--P---9--8--6^8^6------------|-------H-------9--7--6--------6--|--6--6--6^4-------|
D-----------------------------H--P---9---------|------------------------9--7-----|---------P---6/9--|
A----------------------------------------------|---------------------------------|------------------|
E----------------------------------------------|---------------------------------|------------------|


Guitar 2:Play each chord 4 times.
   E5                  G5              Db5               B5
E---------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------|
B---------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------|
G---------------|----------------|------6---6-----|------4---4------|
D------2---2----|-------5---5----|----6---6---6---|----4---4---4----|
A----2---2---2--|----5---5---5---|--4-------------|--2--------------|
E--0------------|--3-------------|----------------|-----------------|


Guitar 1:
   E5                                 G5                                Db5                B5        G#5
E------------------------------------------|--------------------------------|----------------------------|
B-------7--7/9--7^9^7---------------10/12--|--10--8^10--7-------------------|----------------------------|
G--7/9----------H--P--9--8--6^8^6----------|-------H-------9--7--6-------6--|--6--6--6^4-----------------|
D---------------------------H--P--9--------|-----------------------9--7-----|---------P----6/9--6--9--6--|
A------------------------------------------|--------------------------------|----------------------------|
E------------------------------------------|--------------------------------|----------------------------|


Guitar 2:Play each chord 4 times except G#5 only 2 times.
     E5                 G5              Db5             B5              G#5
E----------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|--------------|
B----------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|--------------|
G----------------|---------------|------6---6----|-------4---4---|--------------|
D------2---2-----|-------5---5---|----6---6---6--|----4---4---4--|------6---6---|
A----2---2---2---|----5---5---5--|--4------------|--2------------|----6---6---6-|
E--0-------------|--3------------|---------------|---------------|--4-----------|


Riff 2:Play 2 times.


Guitar 1 & Guitar 2:Play each chord 4 times.    
     E5                  Db5             D5                  B5 
E---------------|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B---------------|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G---------------|-------6---6----|-------7---7-----|--------4---4----|
D------2---2----|-----6---6---6--|-----7---7---7---|------4---4---4--|
A----2---2---2--|--4-------------|--5--------------|---2-------------|
E--0------------|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|




Verse 1:
  
 E5                      Db5                   
Lying, awake at night_______________________
                 D5                      B5
But____________________________________ now.
 E5                        Db5.  
Trying__________________ horrors___________ ahead 
                D5               B5
The__________ mound__________ ground.


Riff 3:


Guitar 1 & Guitar 2:
     C5            Db5            Bb5         C5               C5          C5           C5
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G------5---5--------6---6--------3---3----------5---5--------5---5---------5---5---------5---5----|
D----5---5---5----6---6---6----3---3---3-----5---5---5-----5---5---5-----5---5---5-----5---5---5--|
A--3------------4------------1-------------3-------------3-------------3-------------3------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Chorus:
        C5           Db5         Bb5         C5
When it comes____________________________ in crime
        C5           Db5         Bb5         C5
When_______________ time_______ be ready___ die.


Now play Riff 2 again.




Verse 2:


 E5                     Db5
God__________________ finish_____________ be done
             D5                B5
Thy kingdom_______________ be done____on earth
 E5                     Db5        
Trying_____________ ourselves__________ to go
                         D5               B5
Should we_____________ live?__________ forgive?




Riff 4:Play 4 times.


Guitar 1 & Guitar 2:
    C5              C5            Db5            Bb5           C5             C5          C5           C5
E--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G------5---5---------5---5----------6---6---------3---3---------5---5---------5---5-------5---5--------5---5---|
D----5---5---5-----5---5---5------6---6---6-----3---3---3-----5---5---5----5---5---5----5---5---5----5---5---5-|
A--3-------------3-------------4--------------1-------------3------------3------------3------------3-----------|
E--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Chorus:


    C5          Db5     Bb5        C5
But how________ them____ on______ way?
     C5       Db5      Bb5          C5
The reign______________________- must end.
       C5          Db5         Bb5      C5
And we know______ down________ no_____ way
    C5         Db5     Bb5        C5     
No trust___ reasoning___________ say.


Riff 5:Play 4 times.    (The chords with the asterisk are played the 2nd and 4th time only)


Guitar 1 & Guitar 2:                                                                (B5)*       (C#5)*
Bass:F#5                   D5                        E5                              D5           E5
E-----------------------------|------------9-------------|--------------------------------------------------|
B-------------9--10--9-----10-|----10--12----12--10--12--|------9--10--12-----9--10--12--10--9-----------9--|
G----------11-----------11----|-11-----------------------|---9-------------9-------------------11--9--11----|
D-------11--------------------|--------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------|--------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------|--------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|




Riff 6: Play 4 times (The chords with the asterisk are played the 2nd and 4th time only)


Guitar 1 & Guitar 2:                                         (B5)*     (C#5)* 
Bass:F#5                   D5            E5                   D5         E5                 
E-------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
B---------10--10---10--12--10--9--10-----9--|--9--9--9--9-----------------------9--------|
G-----11-----------------------------11-----|--------------9--11--11--11--9--11----11^9--|
D-------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------P---|
A-------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|


The 3rd and 4th time, Bruce sings: Afraid to shoot strangers.


Now play Riff 5 again 2 times.


Riff 7:


Guitar 1 & Guitar 2:
E-----------------------------------|-------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------|-------------------------------|
G-----------------------------------|-------------------------------|
D---7/9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--|--7/9--9--9--9--9--7--7--5--5--|
A---5/7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|--5/7--7--7--7--7--5--5--3--3--|
E-----------------------------------|-------------------------------|
              
E-----------------------------------|-------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------|-------------------------------|
G-----------------------------------|-------------------------------|
D---5/7--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|--5/7--7--7--7--7--------------|
A---3/5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|--3/5--5--5--5--5--7--7--9--9--|
E-----------------------------------|-------------------5--5--7--7--|

[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/i/iron_maiden/afraid_to_shoot_strangers_tab_ver_2.html ]
E-----------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G-----------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D--7/9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9---|--7/9--9--9--9--9--7--7--5--5---|
A--5/7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7---|--5/7--7--7--7--7--5--5--3--3---|
E-----------------------------------|--------------------------------|


Guitar 1 now plays Riff 7 ( once ) and Guitar 2 plays the solo (As played on the album).


Guitar 2: Solo 


E--15^12------------12--15^12-------------12--15^12--------------12--15^12-------------12--15^12------------|
B----P---15^12^15---------P---15--12--15--------P----15--12--15--------P----15--12--15-------P---15--12--15-|
G----------P--H---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


E--12--15^12--------------------------|---19---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B--------P---15--12--15^12--15^17^15--|-------19-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------P------B--R----|-----------19-------------------------------------------------------------|
D-------------------------------------|----------------19--12--19--12--------------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------|-----------------------------------19--12--19--12-------------------------|
E-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------------19--12--12--19/3---|
                                          < --N.H.-- > 
                                          < -----------------------Strum very fast---------------------- >


E-------12----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-15^17----15^14^12------12-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G---B--------P---P---15-----14^13^12-----12---------------------------------------------14^16--12-[16]--|                        
D-----------------------------P--P----14------14^12-----12--------------------------------B-------A.H---|
A-----------------------------------------------P----14-----14^13^12-----12----12-----------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------P--P----15----15----12/3------------------|
                                                                                               [Tremolo]   
Riff 8:                                                                                       [ Dive-bomb]


Guitar 1:
E-----------------------|---------------------------------------------10^12~--|
B--8--10--10^12--10--8--|--8--10--10^12--10--8--7--10^12--10--8--7--8---B-----|
G-----------B-----------|-----------B----------------B------------------------|
D-----------------------|-----------------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------|-----------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------|-----------------------------------------------------|


Guitar 2:
E-----------------------|-----------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------|---------------------------------------------10^12~--|
G--9--11---12---11---9--|--9--11----12----11--9------12----11--9----9---B-----|
D-----------------------|------------------------12--------------12-----------|                                             
A-----------------------|-----------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------|-----------------------------------------------------|


Guitar 1:
E--8--10--10^12--10--8--|--8--10--10^12--10--8--7--10^12--10--8--7--8---15^17--15^17--|
B-----------B-----------|-----------B----------------B--------------------B------B----|
G-----------------------|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D-----------------------|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------|-------------------------------------------------------------|


Guitar 2:
E-----------------------|------------------------------------------------10^12--10^12-|
B--10--12--13---12--10--|--10--12--13---12--10-------13---12--10-----10----B------B---|
G-----------------------|-----------------------12---------------12-------------------|
D-----------------------|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------|-------------------------------------------------------------|


Chorus:


Riff 9: Play 2 times.


Guitar 1 & Guitar 2:
  Db5  E5      Db5 E5   A5  G5    C5  Db5      C5  Db5 A5  G5     Db5  E5     Db5 E5   A5  G5
E-----------|-------------------|----------|-------------------|-----------|--------------------|
B-----------|-------------------|----------|-------------------|-----------|--------------------|
G-----------|-------------------|----------|-------------------|-----------|--------------------|
D--7---9----|---7---9---14--12--|--5---7---|---5---7---14--12--|---7---9---|---7---9---14--12---|
A--5---7----|---5---7---12--10--|--3---5---|---3---5---12--10--|---5---7---|---5---7---12--10---|
E-----------|-------------------|----------|-------------------|-----------|--------------------|
  < ------Play 2 times------- >


Chorus:


Db5 E5  Db5 E5      A5  G5 
Afraid, afraid_____________


Db5 E5  Db5 E5      A5  G5 
Afraid, afraid_____________


C5  Db5  C5  Db5    A5  G5
Afraid, afraid____________


Db5 E5  Db5 E5      A5  G5 
Afraid, afraid------------


Now Guitar 2 plays Riff 7 (once) and Guitar 1 the solo:
Guitar 1: Solo:
E--12^13^12-----12--------12------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----H--P----15-----15^17----15--13--12^13^12-----12--15--13--12----12--10^11^10-----10-------------------|
G---------------------B----------------H--P----14----------------14-------H--P----12----10--12--9^10^9^10-|
D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------H--P--H--|
A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


E--------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------------|
B-10(hold)-----------------------------------|-12^13^12-----12--15^13^12----12----12^13^15^12--13^15-|
G-12^14^12--14^16--12/14--14^12--------------|---H--P----14-------P--P---14----14---H--H--P------B---|
D---B--R------B-------------P---14^12--------|-------------------------------------------------------|
A---------------------------------P---14-----|-------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------15-|-------------------------------------------------------|


E--0--0--18--0--0--15--0--0--14--0--0--12--0--0--10--0--0--8--0--0--7--0--0--|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|


E--------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
D-14^16^17^16^17^16^14--17^16^14^15--14------|--14^16^17^16--14/17--19^20^19--17^19^20^19--|
A---H--H--P--H--P--P------P--P--H-------17---|----H--H--P-------------H--P------H--H---P---|
E--------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|


E---------------------------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------------------------------|
D--17^19^20^19--17^19^20^19^20^19--17^19^20^19^17---------|
A----H--H--P------H--H--P--H--P------H--H--P--P-----20----|
E---------------------------------------------------------|


E------------------------------------------12--13--12-----12--13--15--------15--17--17^19~--|
B------------------------------12--13/15---------------15-------------15/17-----------B-----|
G------12--14--15--14--12/14----------------------------------------------------------------|
D--14---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Riff 10: Play 4 times.


Guitar 1 & Guitar 2:                                                       (B5)*  (C#5)*
Bass:F#5                  D5                     E5                         D5      E5
E---------------------9--|--10--9-----------------|-------------------|----------------------------------|
B----------9--10--12-----|---------12--10--9--10--|--12--10^9---------|----------10--10--10--10^9--------|
G------11----------------|------------------------|--------P----9--9--|------------------------P-----9---|
D------------------------|------------------------|-------------------|--11--12--------------------------|
A------------------------|------------------------|-------------------|----------------------------------|
E------------------------|------------------------|-------------------|----------------------------------|


Play Riff 6 (6 times).      The last 4 times Bruce sings: Afraid to shoot strangers      


Ending:
Guitar 1 & Guitar 2:
Bass:F#5    
E----------------|
B----------------|
G-----11~~~~-----|
D----------------|
A----------------|
E----------------|
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