Megadeth - Mastermind Chords & Tabs

 

Mastermind Chords & Tabs

Megadeth Chords & Tabs

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Mastermind Tab

   
Megadeth:  Mastermind

transcribed by:  Mark Yeary  (JCPose@aol.com)
                 Russ Elton  (vicelton@yahoo.com) 
 
Date last modified:  2/04/01
  
PLEASE DO NOT COPY THIS TAB TO ANOTHER SITE 
WITHOUT AUTHORS' PERMISSION.  THANK YOU

Tuning: Standard

Intro
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-----------------------|
A|-5-5-5-5----5-5-5-5-2--|
E|-3-3-3-3----3-3-3-3-0--|

e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-----------------------|
A|-5-5-5-5-2----5-5-5-5--|
E|-3-3-3-3-0----3-3-3-3--|


Riff 1
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|--------------------------5-----7-|
A|---7-6---5-----5----7-6-----6-7---|
E|-0-----7---6-7----0-----7---------|
   *     *          *     *
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|--------------------------7-7-7-7-|
D|--------------------------5-5-5-5-|
A|---7-6---5-----5----7-6-----------|
E|-0-----7---6-7----0-----7---------|
   *     *          *     *
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|--------------------------5-----7-|
A|---7-6---5-----5----7-6-----6-7---|
E|-0-----7---6-7----0-----7---------|
   *     *          *     *
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|--------------------------9-7-9-7-|
D|--------------------------9-7-9-7-|
A|---7-6---5-----5----7-6-----------|
E|-0-----7---6-7----0-----7---------|
   *     *          *     *


Riff 2
Guitar 1                                        x3
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-------5-----------4-----------3-----------2---|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-3-3-3---3---2-2-2---2---1-1-1---1---0-0-0---0-|
   * * *   *   * * *   *   * * *   *   * * *   * 
  "Anonymous existence..."
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|-------5-----------4-----------3-----------2------|
A|-----------------------------------------------5~-|
E|-3-3-3---3---2-2-2---2---1-1-1---1---0-0-0---0----|
   * * *   *   * * *   *   * * *   *   * * *   *

Guitar 2
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-------5-----------4-----------3---|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-3-3-3---3---2-2-2---2---1-1-1---1-|
   * * *   *   * * *   *   * * *   * 

Ending 1     Ending 2       Ending 3          Ending 4
e|-----------|--------------|-----------------|-------------------|
B|-----------|--------------|-----------------|-------------------|
G|-----------|--------------|---------2p0-----|-----------12b13~~-|
D|-------2---|-------2-5tr7-|-------2-----2p0-|-------2-----------|
A|-----------|--------------|-----------------|-------------------|
E|-0-0-0---0-|-0-0-0--------|-0-0-0-----------|-0-0-0---0---------|
   * * *   *   * * *          * * *             * * *   * 


Play Riff 1   "Mastermind..."

Play Riff 2   "Invade the core of souls..."
Guitar 2 endings for the second verse:
Ending 1           Ending 2       Ending 3          Ending 4
e|-----------------|--------------|-----------------|-------------------|
B|-----------------|--------------|-----------------|-------------------|
G|---------2p0-----|--------------|---------2p0-----|-----------12b13~~-|
D|-------2-----2p0-|-------2-5tr7-|-------2-----2p0-|-------2-----------|
A|-----------------|--------------|-----------------|-------------------|
E|-0-0-0-----------|-0-0-0--------|-0-0-0-----------|-0-0-0---0---------|
   * * *             * * *          * * *             * * *   *
  

Play Riff 1   "Mastermind..."
Lead into next section:
e|-----|
B|-----|
G|-----|
D|--2--|
A|--2--|
E|--0--|
  "...real....real...real..."
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/m/megadeth/mastermind_tab.html ]
Riff 3
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-2-----2-----2/3-2-----2-----2p0-|
A|-2-----2-----2/3-2-----2-----2p0-|
E|---0-0---0-0-------0-0---0-0-----|
     * *   * *       * *   * * 
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|-2-----2-----2/3-----0--1-|
A|-2-----2-----2/3--2--0--1-|
E|---0-0---0-0------2-------|
     * *   * * 

Riff 4  (Solo Rhythm)
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------2---------------2-|
D|-4-----4-----2h4-2-----4-----2h4-2-|
A|-4-----4-----2h4-------4-----2h4---|
E|---2-2---2-2-------2-2---2-2-------|
     * *   * *       * *   * *   
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|---------------5-5-5-4--2p0-|
D|-----4-----2h4-5-5-5-4--2p0-|
A|-----4-----2h4--------------|
E|-2-2---2-2------------------|
   * *   * *  
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|-----------------2---------------|
D|-4-----4-----2h4-2-----4-----2h4-|
A|-4-----4-----2h4-------4-----2h4-|
E|---2-2---2-2-------2-2---2-2-----|
     * *   * *       * *   * *
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|-4-2---2-------------3--2-|
A|-----4---4-3-2-------3--2-|
E|---------------0-0-0------|
                 * * * 


Play Riff 3   Solo Rhythm
Play Riff 2   "Hail to the power age..."
Guitar 2 endings for the second verse:
Ending 1           Ending 2       Ending 3          Ending 4
e|-----------------|--------------|-----------------|--------------|
B|-----------------|--------------|-----------------|--------------|
G|---------2p0-----|--------------|---------2p0-----|--------------|
D|-------2-----2p0-|-------2-5tr7-|-------2-----2p0-|-------2------|
A|-----------------|--------------|-----------------|-----------5~-|
E|-0-0-0-----------|-0-0-0--------|-0-0-0-----------|-0-0-0---0----|
   * * *             * * *          * * *             * * *   *


Riff 5
Guitar 1                                                 x3
e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------9------------8------------7------------6---7---8-|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-7-7---7~---6-6-6---6~---5-5-5---5~---4-4-4---5---6---|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|
   "I tell you what to think..."
e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------9------------8------------7----------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------9-9-9-9-|
A|-7-7-7---7~---6-6-6---6~---5-5-5---5~---4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|
   "I tell you what to get...."

Guitar 2 (comes in the 3rd time)
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-9~~---------11~~---------12~~---------\6~~----|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|
   "I tell you what to think..."


Play Riff 1   "Mastermind...."

Ending:
e|-----|
B|-----|
G|-----|
D|--2--|
A|--2--|
E|--0--|
 "...subject...."


Notation:

10b12      = pick the 10th fret, then bend to the 12th fret.
10b12r10   = pick the 10th fret, then bend to the 12th fret,
             then release to the 10th fret.
[10]12r10  = bend to the 12th fret from the 10th fret, pick,
             then release to the 10th fret.
10b12 [14] = pick the 14th fret while holding the previous bend.

10b15*     = tremolo bar bend, from the 10th fret to the 15th fret.
7d2*       = tremolo bar dive, from the 7th fret to the 2nd 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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