Megadeth - Family Tree Chords & Tabs

 

Family Tree Chords & Tabs

Megadeth Chords & Tabs

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Family Tree Tab

   
Band- Megadeth
Song- Family Tree

Tuning: Eb

NOTE: The intro is played with 2 guitars, one with
distortion and the other with a clean tone.  The
notes at the end of the last bar are only played
by the distorted guitar.

Intro
eb|------0----------0----------0----------0-|
Bb|----5----------3----------1----------3---|
Gb|-/4------4\2-2------2\0-0------0-0/2-----|
Db|-----------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------|

eb|---------0----------0----------0----------0-|
Bb|-------5----------3----------1----------3---|
Gb|-2-2/4------4\2-2------2\0-0------0-0/2-----|
Db|--------------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------|

eb|-------0----0-------------------------|
Bb|------------0-------------------------|
Gb|-2---4------4-------------------------|
Db|---4--------4----5^--2----------------|
Ab|---------------------------2--------2-|
Eb|-----------------------3-2-0--------0-|
                          * *

Riff 1
Guitar 1
eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------|
Ab|---7-7---9-10---7---7h9-7---9---7~-|
Eb|-0-----0------0---0-------8---0----|
    *     *      *   *       *   *
    "Conspiracy of silence..."
eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------|
Ab|---9-7---9-10---7---7h9-7---9---10~-|
Eb|-0-----8------0---0-------8---0-----|
    *     *      *   *       *   *
    "The only way out of pain..."
eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------|
Ab|---7-7---9-10---7---7h9-7---9---7~-|
Eb|-0-----8------0---0-------8---0----|
    *     *      *   *       *   *
    "...is turn around..."
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------|
Ab|---9-7---9-10---7---7-6---7--6~-|
Eb|-0-----8------0---0-----7-------|
    *     *      *   *     *
    "Too wet to come in from the rain..."

Guitar 2
eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------|
Db|---5-5---7-9---5---5h7-5---7---5~-|
Ab|-------------------------7--------|
Eb|-0-----0-----0---0-----------0----|
    *     *     *   *       *   *
eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------|
Db|---7-5---7-9---5---5h7-5---7---9~-|
Ab|-------7-----------------7--------|
Eb|-0-----------0---0-----------0----|
    *     *     *   *       *   *
eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------|
Db|---5-5---7-9---5---5h7-5---7---5~-|
Ab|-------7-----------------7--------|
Eb|-0-----------0---0-----------0----|
    *     *     *   *       *   *
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|---7-5---7-9---5---5-4---5--4~-|
Ab|-------7---------------7-------|
Eb|-0-----------0---0-------------|
    *     *     *   *     *

Riff 2
Guitar 1
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|-5--------------5^--2-----|
Ab|-3--------3-3-3-----------|
Eb|----------------------3-2-|
             * * *       * *
   "...I know they were doing..."
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------|
Ab|-2----------------------------|
Eb|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
       * * * * * * * * * * * * *
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|-5--------------5^--2-----|
Ab|-3--------3-3-3-----------|
Eb|----------------------3-2-|
             * * *       * *
       "But don't try..."
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|------11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-|
Db|-4-----9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9-|
Ab|-2----------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------|
   "...me..."

Guitar 2
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|-13~~--12~~-------------------|
Gb|-------------14~~--12~~-------|
Db|-------------------------14~~-|
Ab|------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------|

eb|------------------------------|
Bb|-13~~--12~~-------------------|
Gb|-------------14~~--12~~--11~~-|
Db|------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|-/16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-|
Gb|-/16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-|
Db|-/16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-|
Ab|--------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------|


Guitar fill over Riff 2
eb|--------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-15b17-15b17~--(17)r15-15-13-12-------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------14-12-11h12p11-----|
Db|---------------------------------------------14~\-|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------|



Riff 3
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-9------12-11---9--------8-----|
Ab|-7------10--9---7--------6-9---|
Eb|----0-0-------0----0-0-0---7-0-|
       * *       *    * * *     *
        "Let me show you..."
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------|
Db|-9-------12-11---9---------|
Ab|-7-------10--9---7------10-|
Eb|---0-0-0-------0----0-0--8-|
      * * *       *    * *
   "...love you..."
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-9------12-11---9--------8-----|
Ab|-7------10--9---7--------6-9---|
Eb|----0-0-------0----0-0-0---7-0-|
       * *       *    * * *     *
        "Let me show you..."
eb|--------------------|
Bb|--------------------|
Gb|--------------------|
Db|-9-------12-11------|
Ab|-7-------10--9---10-|
Eb|---0-0-0-------0--8-|
      * * *       *
   "...love you..."


Play Riff 1   "You hear them say..."
Play Riff 2   "Sing a one note..."

Guitar fill over Riff 2
eb|----------15-17b19~~--15b17-|
Bb|--------17------------------|
Gb|------16--------------------|
Db|-14/17----------------------|
Ab|----------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------|

eb|-14b15r14-12h15p12------------------|
Bb|------------------12-15b17-15b17~~\-|
Gb|------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------|


Play Riff 3   "Let me show you..."
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/m/megadeth/family_tree_tab_ver_3.html ]
Riff 3a
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-9------12-11---9--------8-----|
Ab|-7------10--9---7--------6-9---|
Eb|----0-0-------0----0-0-0---7-0-|
       * *       *    * * *     *
        "Let me show you..."
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------|
Db|-9-------12-11---9---------|
Ab|-7-------10--9---7------10-|
Eb|---0-0-0-------0----0-0--8-|
      * * *       *    * *
   "...love you..."
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-9------12-11---9--------8-----|
Ab|-7------10--9---7--------6-9---|
Eb|----0-0-------0----0-0-0---7-0-|
       * *       *    * * *     *
        "Let me show you..."
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|-9-------12-11------------|
Ab|-7-------10--9---10----9--|
Eb|---0-0-0-------0--8----7--|
      * * *       *
   "...the secret of the family tree..."



Riff 4 (Solo Rhythm)
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|--------------------0-----0-/4-| ----|
Ab|-2----------------0-----2---/5-|     |
Eb|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-2-----3--------|     |
       * * * * * *                      |--> Play 2x
eb|--------------------------------|    |
Bb|------------------3-----3-------|    |
Gb|--------------------0-----2-----|    |
Db|-2--------------5-----4---------| ---|
Ab|-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-------------5---|
Eb|------------------------------3-|
       * * * * * *
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|-2-2-------------5-5-------------|
Eb|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
        * * * * * *     * * * * * *
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-2-2-------------5-5-----4-4-----|
Ab|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-|
Eb|---------------------------------|
        * * * * * *     * *     * *
eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------|
Db|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
Ab|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
Eb|-----------------------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------|
Gb|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-12-12-12-12-11-11-11-11-|
Db|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10--9--9--9--9-|
Ab|-----------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------|


Solo (Friedman)
eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------4-7/-----7-10/-------10-13-|
Gb|-4h5p4---4h5------7h8-------10h11-------|
Db|-------7--------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-10b12r10\5~----5--7-8-8/10--8-7-5/7p5h7p5--(5)\--|
Gb|--------------------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------|

eb|-----12-------------------------|
Bb|-/12-12-15p12-------------------|
Gb|--------------15-14-12----12\11-|
Db|-----------------------14-------|
Ab|--------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------|

eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|-14-13-12-10-12-12b13-12-10------|
Eb|----------------------------12~\-|

eb|--------------------------12-----------|
Bb|-----15-12------------------15p12------|
Gb|-----14-12-------12-14b16--------14b16-|
Db|------------14~------------------------|
Ab|-7/------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------|

eb|-12--------------------12------15b17r15-14-15~~\-|
Bb|---15p12h15p12h15b17~----15p12-------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------|

eb|------12-15-12-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-8/15---------15-12-----15-12--------------------------|
Gb|-------------------14-12-----14-12---------------------|
Db|----------------------------------14-12----------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------14-13-10h12~~~\-|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-15-12^----------------------------|
Gb|-14-12^--------14b16--12-14----12~-|
Db|---------14-----------------14-----|
Ab|-----------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------|

eb|------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------15--------------------------------------|
Gb|-12h14-12~-------14b16r14-12----12h14b18r14p12--12\11-|
Db|-----------14----------------14-----------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------14------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------------|

eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------|
Ab|-14-13-12-10-12-12b13r12p10--10h12~-|
Eb|---------------------------12-------|

eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------12h14p12--14b16--|
Db|------12h14p12--12h14--------14-------|
Ab|-12h14--------14----------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|

eb|--------------12----------------12-------12-17-------|
Bb|-12-15-----------15-12-------12----15b17------15b17~-|
Gb|------14b16~-----------14b16-------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------|

eb|-12-----------------15b17-[15]16-[15]17-[15]16-[15]17~\-|
Bb|---15p12------------------------------------------------|
Gb|--------14b16r14p12-------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-----15-20p19-15-17--15--------17--14----------------------|
Bb|-/17---------------19--17-19-15--16-----16---13p12-15b17~~-|
Gb|-------------------------------------17----14--------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------|

End Solo


Riff 3b
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-9------12-11---9--------8-----|
Ab|-7------10--9---7--------6-9---|
Eb|----0-0-------0----0-0-0---7-0-|
       * *       *    * * *     *
        "Let me show you..."
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------|
Db|-9-------12-11---9---------|
Ab|-7-------10--9---7------10-|
Eb|---0-0-0-------0----0-0--8-|
      * * *       *    * *
   "...love you..."


Ending solo
eb|-------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------|
Gb|-9~~---------------------|
Db|--------------------10~~-|
Ab|-------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------|

eb|-------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------|
Gb|---------------------9~~-|
Db|-9~~---------------------|
Ab|-------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------|

eb|----------------|
Bb|--------{15}----|
Gb|-14b16--(14)~~--|
Db|----------------|
Ab|----------------|
Eb|----------------|

End solo


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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