Megadeth - Breakpoint Chords & Tabs

 

Breakpoint Chords & Tabs

Megadeth Chords & Tabs

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Breakpoint Tab

   
Band- Megadeth
Song- Breakpoint

Tuning: Standard

Riff 1                x7
e|---------------------|----------|
B|---------------------|----------|
G|---------------------|----------|
D|---------------------|-11--9-11-|
A|---------------------|--9--7--9-|
E|-2-2232-2--2-5-3-2-0-|----------|
   * ****    * * * * *


Riff 1a
Guitar 1             x11
e|---------------------|-----------|
B|---------------------|-----------|
G|---------------------|-----------|
D|---------------------|-11--9-11--|
A|---------------------|--9--7--9--|
E|-2-2232-2--2-5-3-2-0-|-----------|
   * ****    * * * * *

Guitar 2
e|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|----------------------|
D|-11----7---11----7----|
A|--9----5----9----5----|
E|----------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-11----9----7----6----2----------11--9-11--|
A|--9----7----5----4----0--4--------9--7--9--|
E|-------------------------2-----------------|



Riff 2                x4
e|---------------------|------------|
B|---------------------|------------|
G|---------------------|------------|
D|---------------------|------------|
A|---------------------|--5----2--5-|
E|-2-2232-2--2-5-3-2-0-|--3----0--3-|
   * ****    * * * * *
  "Make the rules..."
                      x2
e|---------------------|---------------------|
B|---------------------|---------------------|
G|---------------------|---------------------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|--5-----2-2-2--5-5-5-|
E|-2-2232-2--2-5-3-2-0-|--3-----0-0-0--3-3-3-|
   * ****    * * * * *          * * *  * * *
                       "Be as great as..."

Solo (Friedman)
e|-18-18-18-18-18-18------|
B|-17-17-17-17-17-17-17\--|
G|-18-18-18-18-18-18-18\--|
D|------------------------|
A|------------------------|
E|------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-17b19-----------------------------------------|
G|-------[16]18r16-14b16r14----------------------|
D|--------------------------16--------------12~~-|
A|-----------------------------15b16r15\-12------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

End Solo



Riff 3
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|-------------------2------------|
D|-----4-----5-5-4-------5--2-----|
A|---1-----1-----------1------1-4-|
E|-2-----2---------0--------------|
   * *   * *       *   *      *
  "Hyprocrit, the word that fits..."
e|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|------------------------|
D|-----4-----5---4--------|
A|---1-----1---------2--4-|
E|-2-----2-----0---x-0--2-|
   * *   * *   *
  "Do as you say..."


Riff 4
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------5-4-2-0---------|
D|-5---8-----7--4-3-2-0-----------------5-4-2-0-|
A|-3-5-6-8-7-5----------4-3-2-0-----------------|
E|---3---6-5------------------------------------|
     *   * *
  "You're pushing me..."
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|--------------5-4-2-0-5-4-2-0-----------------|
D|-5---8-----7------------------5-4-2-0---------|
A|-3-5-6-8-7-5--------------------------5-4-2-0-|
E|---3---6-5------------------------------------|
     *   * *
  "You're pushing me..."
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------5-4-2-0---------|
D|-5---8-----7--4-3-2-0-----------------5-4-2-0-|
A|-3-5-6-8-7-5----------4-3-2-0-----------------|
E|---3---6-5------------------------------------|
     *   * *
  "You're pushing me..."
e|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|------------------------|
D|-5---8------5---8-----7-|
A|-3-5-6-8----3-5-6-8-7-5-|
E|---3---6------3---6-5---|
     *   *      *   * *
  "Pushing me, pushing me to a..."


Play Riff 1a  Solo Rhythm

Solo (Friedman)
e|-------------2------------------|
B|---------------2-5p2------------|
G|-4b6r4b6-4b6---------5p4p2---2~-|
D|---------------------------4----|
A|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|

e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------6b7r6-|
G|-/4-4b6r4/6h9--6--(6)\4-------|
D|------------------------------|
A|------------------------------|
E|------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-7-6---------------------------------|
G|-----9-8-7-6---7-6-------------------|
D|-------------9-----9\8-7-6-5\4-0-----|
A|---------------------------------4~~-|
E|-------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------14-16-|
B|-14-15-17-15b17r15b17--15-14-17b19r17b19r17-------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

e|-[16]17r16-[16]17~----------14------------14----------|
B|------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------14h16h17----17p16p14------17p16p14-|
D|----------------------------------------16------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------|
B|------------|
G|-16b18-14~~-|
D|------------|
A|------------|
E|------------|

End solo


Play Riff 2  "Self-esteem you seem to lack..."


Solo (Friedman)
e|-18-18-18-18-18-18-18\--|
B|-17-17-17-17-17-17-17\--|
G|-18-18-18-18-18-18-18\--|
D|------------------------|
A|------------------------|
E|------------------------|

e|---------------14---------------|
B|-17p14-17b19------17-14---------|
G|------------------------16-14~--|
D|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|

End solo


Play Riff 3   "Criticist, the word that fits..."
Play Riff 4   "You're pushing me..."
Play Riff 1a  Solo Rhythm

Solo (Friedman)
e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|-16b18r16b18r16b18r16-16b18-14h16-------13-14--13-14-16-|
D|----------------------------------16~~-------16---------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/m/megadeth/breakpoint_tab_ver_3.html ]
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------17b19r17b19~~-|
G|-16b18-16b18-16b18-16b18--(18)r16-14---------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------15-17p15----15-|
G|-------14-16-18p16-14h16-14h16-18----------18----|
D|-16h18-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------16h17/19h21-21b24--(24)r21-|
B|----15-17h19----------------------------|
G|-18-------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|

e|-19h20p19----19-------------------------------------------|
B|----------22----22-19----22p19\18-21p18----21p18\17h20p17-|
G|----------------------21----------------20----------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------|
B|----20-17\14h17p14--------------------------|
G|-19----------------17p16p14-16p14-----------|
D|----------------------------------16-14-16~-|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|

End solo


Play Riff 2   "Watching pain..."

Solo (Friedman)
e|-18-18-18-18-18-18------|
B|-17-17-17-17-17-17-17\--|
G|-18-18-18-18-18-18-18\--|
D|------------------------|
A|------------------------|
E|------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-17b19-----------------------------------------|
G|-------[16]18r16-14b16r14----------------------|
D|--------------------------16--------------12~~-|
A|-----------------------------15b16r15\-12------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

End solo


Play Riff 3   "Misery, the word that fits..."

Riff 4a
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------5-4-2-0---------|
D|-5---8-----7--4-3-2-0-----------------5-4-2-0-|
A|-3-5-6-8-7-5----------4-3-2-0-----------------|
E|---3---6-5------------------------------------|
     *   * *
  "You're pushing me..."
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|--------------5-4-2-0-5-4-2-0-----------------|
D|-5---8-----7------------------5-4-2-0---------|
A|-3-5-6-8-7-5--------------------------5-4-2-0-|
E|---3---6-5------------------------------------|
     *   * *
  "You're pushing me..."
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------5-4-2-0---------|
D|-5---8-----7--4-3-2-0-----------------5-4-2-0-|
A|-3-5-6-8-7-5----------4-3-2-0-----------------|
E|---3---6-5------------------------------------|
     *   * *
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|-5---8----5---8----5---8----5---8-----|
A|-3-5-6-8--3-5-6-8--3-5-6-8--3-5-6-8\--|
E|---3---6----3---6----3---6----3---6\--|
     *   *    *   *    *   *    *
   "Pushing me, pushing me..."


Riff 5
e|------------------------------|
B|-------2--------------2-------|
G|----------4--------------4----|
D|-----4--------------4---------|
A|---2--------------2-----------|
E|-2------------2-3-----------3-|
  "...a breakpoint..."

e|------------------------------|
B|-------2--------------2-------|
G|----------4--------------4----|
D|-----4--------------4---------|
A|---2--------------2-----------|
E|-4------------4-3-----------3-|

e|------------------------------|
B|-------2--------------2-------|
G|----------4--------------4----|
D|-----4--------------4---------|
A|---2--------------2-----------|
E|-2------------2-3-----------3-|

e|------------------------------|
B|-------2--------------2--4----|
G|----------4---------4---------|
D|-----4------------4-----------|
A|---2------------0-----------0-|
E|-4------------4---------------|

e|------------------------------|
B|-------2--------------2-------|
G|----------4--------------4----|
D|-----4--------------4---------|
A|---2--------------2-----------|
E|-2------------2-3-----------3-|

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


Riff 6
e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|---------------------|
A|---2--2--2---4--4--4-|
E|-3---------3---------|
  "Sedate me?..."

e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
E|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
   * * * * * * * *  * * * * * * * *
  "Straight jacket?..."

e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
E|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
   * * * * * * * *  * * * * * * * *


Ending:
Guitar 1             x11
e|---------------------|---------|
B|---------------------|---------|
G|---------------------|---------|
D|---------------------|--4-2-4--|
A|---------------------|--4-2-4--|
E|-2-2232-2--2-5-3-2-0-|--2-0-2--|
   * ****    * * * * *
   "Breakpoint..."

Guitar 2
e|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|----------------------|
D|-11----7---11----7----|
A|--9----5----9----5----|
E|----------------------|

e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|-11----9----7----6----2-----------4-2-4-|
A|--9----7----5----4----0--4--------4-2-4-|
E|-------------------------2--------2-0-2-|


Notation:

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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