Megadeth - Kill The King Chords & Tabs

 

Kill The King Chords & Tabs

Megadeth Chords & Tabs

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Kill The King Tab

   
Band- Megadeth
Song- Kill The King

Tuning: Standard

RIff 1
e|-------------------|
B|-------------------|
G|-------------------|
D|-------------------|
A|-------------------|
E|-0-0-0-0-00000000--|
   * * * * ********
  "Broken down..."


Riff 2
e|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------|
D|--5----4~---5----4~------------------------------------|
A|--3----3----3----3-------------------------------------|
E|---------------------0-0-0-0-00000000-0-0-0-0-00000000-|
                       * * * * ******** * * * * ********
  "Time and time..."



Riff 3
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|-5h7---5h7---5h7---5h7---5h7----|
E|-----0-----0-----0-----0-----00-|
       *     *     *     *     **
   "...back from the edge..."
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-7h10---7h10---7h10---7h10---7h10----|
E|------0------0------0------0------00-|
        *      *      *      *      **
   "...kill the king..."
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|-7h9---7h9---7h9---7h9---7h9----|
E|-----0-----0-----0-----0-----00-|
       *     *     *     *     **
   "...king is dead..."
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|-7h8---7h8---7h8---7h8---7h8----|
E|-----0-----0-----0-----0-----00-|
       *     *     *     *     **
   "...live the king..."
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|-5h7---5h7---5h7---5h7---5h7----|
E|-----0-----0-----0-----0-----00-|
       *     *     *     *     **
   "Kill the king..."
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-7h10---7h10---7h10---7h10---7h10----|
E|------0------0------0------0------00-|
        *      *      *      *      **
   "...king is dead..."
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|-7h9---7h9---7h9---7h9---7h9----|
E|-----0-----0-----0-----0-----00-|
       *     *     *     *     **
   "...live the king..."
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|-7h8---7h8---7h8---7h8---7h8----|
E|-----0-----0-----0-----0-----00-|
       *     *     *     *     **
   "...I am the king..."
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|------------------------------|
A|-7h8---7h8---7h8---7h8---7h8\-|
E|-----0-----0-----0-----0------|
       *     *     *     *
   "...God save the king..."


Play Riff 1    "Kill the king..."
Play Riff 2    "Time and time again..."
Play Riff 3    "...edge...to kill the king..."


Riff 4
e|------------------|
B|------------------|
G|------------------|
D|------------------|
A|------------------|
E|-0-0-0000-00-0000-|
   * * **** ** ****
 "A new precedent in pain..."


Riff 5 (Solo Rhythm)
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|--5------6-----3------------------|
E|--3------4-----1---0-0-0-0-0-...--|
                     * * * * *


Solo 1 (Pitrelli)
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|-14-------12-------13-------15-------17-----(17)\-|
G|-16b18----14b16----15b17----17b19----19b21--(19)\-|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|


Solo 2 (Mustaine)
e|-15--------12-15\12----------9-12/-|
B|---------14---------------11-------|
G|----12-15-----------10-12----------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|

e|-18----------15-18\17----------14-17-15~~\-|
B|----------17----------------16-------------|
G|----15-18-------------14-17----------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------|


Solo 3 (Pitrelli)
e|-22d21*--(21)b23~*--(23)\--|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|---------------------------|
A|---------------------------|
E|---------------------------|

e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-----------------|
D|---------5-------|
A|-----5-4---5-7~--|
E|-6-7-------------|
   * * * * * *
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/m/megadeth/kill_the_king_tab_ver_5.html ]
Solo 4 (Mustaine)
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|---------------------5-8-7h8p7-5h6--|
A|-7---4-7---4-7-4-6-7----------------|
E|---6-----6--------------------------|

e|------------------|
B|------------------|
G|------------------|
D|-4h5p4-3h4p3-2~~--|
A|------------------|
E|------------------|


Solo 5 (Pitrelli)
e|----------------------------------------|
B|-15b17----------------------------------|
G|-------[14]16r14-12-14-14b16-{14}-12~~--|
D|------------------------a------a--------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-/13--13\10--10/15--15\9--9--|
D|---x---x------x------x----x--|
A|-/11--11\-8---8/13--13\7--7--|
E|-----------------------------|


Solo 6 (Mustaine)
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|----8-8---6-6--------------------------------|
G|----------------6-6----3-5-[5]6r5p3----------|
D|-/5-----5-----5------5--------------6-3-2~~--|
A|---------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|


Solo 7 (Pitrelli)
e|-7-6-5-------7-6-5---------------------|
B|-------8-7-5-------8-7-5-7-4/5-7-5\4-7-|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|

e|---------5/6------7-------10----12b14r12--|
B|-4/5-7-8-----8-10---10/12----12-----------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|


Solo 8 (Mustaine)
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------11-13-14-/20~~\--|
G|---------------------------10-12------------------|
D|------------------10-11-12------------------------|
A|------------10-13---------------------------------|
E|-10\6-/10-13--------------------------------------|

End Solos



Riff 3a
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|--9--9-9--9-9--9-9--9-9-9-9-|
D|----------------------------|
A|--7--7-7--7-7--7-7--7-7-7-7-|
E|----------------------------|
  "Kill the king..."
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|-12-1212-1212-1212-12121212-|
D|----------------------------|
A|-10-1010-1010-1010-10101010-|
E|----------------------------|
  "...the king is dead..."
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|-11-1111-1111-1111-11111111-|
D|----------------------------|
A|--9--9-9--9-9--9-9--9-9-9-9-|
E|----------------------------|
  "...live the king..."
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|-10-1010-1010-1010-12121212-|
D|----------------------------|
A|--8--8-8--8-8--8-8-10101010-|
E|----------------------------|
  "...I am the king..."


Ending chord:
e|------|
B|------|
G|--9\--|
D|------|
A|--7\--|
E|------|
  "...king"


Ending Solo (Mustaine)
e|-15p12---15p12---15p12---15p12---15p12--12-|
B|------12------12------12------12------12---|
G|-------------------------------------------| ----|
D|-------------------------------------------|     |
A|-------------------------------------------|     |
E|-------------------------------------------|     |
                                                   |
e|-19p12---19p12---19p12---19p12---19p12--12-|     |
B|------12------12------12------12------12---|     |
G|-------------------------------------------|     |
D|-------------------------------------------|     |
A|-------------------------------------------|     |
E|-------------------------------------------|     |
                                                   |---> Play 2x
e|-18p12---18p12---18p12---18p12---18p12--12-|     |
B|------12------12------12------12------12---|     |
G|-------------------------------------------|     |
D|-------------------------------------------|     |
A|-------------------------------------------|     |
E|-------------------------------------------|     |
                                                   |
e|-17p12---17p12---17p12---17p12---19p12--12-|     |
B|------12------12------12------12------12---|     |
G|-------------------------------------------|     |
D|-------------------------------------------| ----|
A|-------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------|

e|--15\--|
B|-------|
G|-------|
D|-------|
A|-------|
E|-------|

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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