Megadeth - Reckoning Day Chords & Tabs

 

Reckoning Day Chords & Tabs

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Reckoning Day Tab

   
Band- Megadeth
Song- Reckoning Day

Tuning: Eb

Riff 1
eb|-----------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------------|
Db|---------7----------6-----5--------------------|
Ab|---------7----------6-----5--------------------|
Eb|-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0---0-0------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
    * * * *    * * * *   * *      * * * * * * * *
                                "I like the way..."

Riff 2
eb|-----------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------4----------3-----2--------------------|
Db|---------4----------3-----2--------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------|
Eb|-2-2-2-2----2-2-2-2---2-2------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
    * * * *    * * * *   * *      * * * * * * * *
   "...losing game..."


Riff 3
eb|-----------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------5----------7-----4--------------------|
Db|---------5----------7-----4--------------------|
Ab|-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0---0-0------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------|
    * * * *    * * * *   * *      * * * * * * * *
   "...all to stop..."


Riff 4
eb|--------------------|
Bb|--------------------|
Gb|--------------------|
Db|--------------------|
Ab|-2----------2---0---|
Eb|-0----0-2-3---2-----|
         * *
   "...empty skies..."


Solo over Riff 4
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|-17b20~~--17b20r17-17p15-19~~-|
Gb|------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------15----------------------|
Gb|-14h16----16-14\12-14~~--(14)\-|
Db|-------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------|

End solo


Riff 5
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|---------5-------7-------------|
Db|-7-------5-------7-------------|
Ab|-7---5h7-----7p5-----7p5-8--7--|
Eb|-------------------------8--7--|
                    "Don't want no revenge..."


Riff 1    "...day..."

Solo over Riff 1
eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------|
Gb|-------12-------------------14------|
Db|-12h14----14~~-(14)\--11/14----14~~-|
Ab|------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------|

eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|-------12----12-------------------------|
Gb|----------------15-14-12-14b16r14--12~~-|
Db|-12/14----14----------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------|

eb|------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------12-------------12------------|
Gb|-------------12-------------12--12-14-15--|
Db|-------------12-12-13-14-14---------------|
Ab|-12-13-14-14------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------|

eb|-------12-15-15b17~--15-12-----------------------------------|
Bb|-12-15---------------------15-12-------15-12-----------------|
Gb|---------------------------------14-12-------14-12-------11~-|
Db|---------------------------------------------------14-12-----|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------------|

End solo


Play Riff 2   "I like the things..."
Play Riff 3   "...are prey for me..."
Play Riff 4   "...to the ground..."

Solo over Riff 4
eb|---------12---------------12---------|
Bb|-15b17~-----15-12-15b17~-----15-12---|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|

eb|-15b17-15-12--------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------15b17-15-12--------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------14b16-14-12--------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------14-12--------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------13-12--(12)\-|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------------|

End solo

Play Riff 5  "Don't want no revenge..."


Guitar fill leading into next section:
eb|---------|
Bb|---------|
Gb|---------|
Db|---------|
Ab|-3h5-3-2-|
Eb|---------|


Interlude (5 Guitars, displayed sequentially)

Riff 6
Guitar 1
eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------|
Db|--7-----------------10------------------|
Ab|--7-----------------10------------------|
Eb|--5------------------8------------------|

eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------|
Gb|-10------------------7------------------|
Db|-10------------------7------------------|
Ab|--8------------------5------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------|

eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------|
Gb|--7-------------------------------------|
Db|--7------------------9------------------|
Ab|--5------------------9------------------|
Eb|---------------------7------------------|

1st Ending
eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------|
Gb|-10-----------------9-------------------|
Db|-10-----------------9-------------------|
Ab|--8-----------------7-------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------10--8--7---|
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/m/megadeth/reckoning_day_tab_ver_3.html ]
2nd Ending
eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------|
Gb|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
Db|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
Ab|--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
Eb|-----------------------------------------|


Guitar 2 (Acoustic)
eb|------------8--------------------8----------|
Bb|---------10---10--------------10---10-------|
Gb|-------9---------9----------9---------9-----|
Db|----10-------------10----10-------------10--|
Ab|--------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------|

eb|------------8------------------8-7-------|
Bb|---------10---10-------------9-----10----|
Gb|-------9---------9---------7----------9--|
Db|----10-------------10----9---------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------|

eb|----------0----------------0--------|
Bb|--------6---6------------3---3------|
Gb|------7-------7--------4-------4----|
Db|----7-----------7----4-----------4--|
Ab|------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------|

1st Ending
eb|------------8------------------------------|
Bb|---------10---10-------------9h10p9--------|
Gb|-------9---------9---------7--------10-9-7-|
Db|----10-------------10----9-----------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------|

2nd Ending
eb|------------8--------------------7--------|
Bb|---------10---10-----------9---9---9------|
Gb|-------9---------9-----------7-------7----|
Db|----10-------------10----9-------------9--|
Ab|------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------|


Guitar 3  (use half-step whammy dives on the notes with a *)
eb|-------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------2/7----(7)*-(7)*-10-|
Eb|-5*----------------------------------------|

eb|------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-5----(5)*-(5)*----3h5p3-2--(2)*-(2)*-(2)*-(2)*-|
Eb|------------------------------------------------|

eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------|
Ab|-5----(5)*-(5)*--3--2----(2)*-(2)*-(2)*-|
Eb|----------------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------------|
Ab|-8*----(8)*-(8)*-(8)*-(8)*--7---------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------10--8--7-|


Guitar 4  (use half-step whammy dives on the notes with a *)
eb|------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------2--3----------------|
Eb|-5----(5)*-(5)*-(5)*----------------------|

eb|------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------|
Ab|-8----------------7----5------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------|
Ab|-5----(5)*-(5)*-----2----------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------7-5-4-|
Db|-----------------------------------------|
Ab|-8*----------------7---------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------|

eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------8-----------------------|
Gb|-------7h9~-------7~----5-(5)h7p5-4~~--|
Db|-7~------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-7~---5-(5)h7p5-4~--/10~\--/10~\--/12~\--/12~\--/14~~~-|
Db|-------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------|

End Riff 6


Play Riff 5  "Don't want no revenge..."
Play Riff 1  "...day...."

Riff 1a
eb|----------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------|
Db|---------7----------6-----5-|
Ab|---------7----------6-----5-|
Eb|-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0---0-0---|
    * * * *    * * * *   * *
   "Here comes the reckoning day..."


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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