Megadeth - Wake Up Dead Chords & Tabs

 

Wake Up Dead Chords & Tabs

Megadeth Chords & Tabs

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Wake Up Dead Bass Tab

Artist:  Megadeth
Song:  Wake Up Dead	
Album:  Peace Sells
Tabbed By:  Trey Giudici (trey@highspeedirt.com)

This probably isn't 100% correct, but its extremely close.

Intro			
G---------------------------------|
D-------------------2-------------| Listen to this closely for the timing
A--5-5--4-4--2-2--2----5-4-2------| Hit the notes on the drum beats
E---------------------------------|


Riff 1 x 4
G----------------------------------------------------------------------
D-*-------------------------------------------------------------------- 
A-*-------------------------------------------------------------------- 
E--2-0-2-5-0-0-2-0-2-5-0-0-2-0-2-5-0-0-2-0-2-5-0-0-2-0-2-5-0-0-2-0-2-5- 

G--------------------------
D-----------2----------3--* 
A-------------------------*
E-0-0-2-0-2---0-0-2-0-2----


Riff 2 x 1
G----------------------------------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------------------------------------
A--10-9------10-9-----------10-9------10-9-----------10-9------10-9----
E-------9-10-----------9-10------9-10-----------9-10------9-10---------

G-----------------------
D----------------------- Listen to this to get the timing, its really easy
A-------10-9------10-9--
E--9-10------9-10-------

Riff 3 x 1
G--------------------------------------------- This can be a bit of a finger
D--------------------------------------------- twister because its played 
A--9-10----9---------------7-8----7----------- very quickly
E-------12---10-12-9-10--------10---8-10-7-8--

Riff 4 x 4
G-----------------------------------------------------
D-*-------------------------5---------5-------------*-
A-*-------------------------------------------------*-
E---8-7-6-0-0-5-0-0-6-0-5-0---6-0-5-0---0-0-0-0-0-0---

Riff 5 x 4
G-----------------------------------------------------
D-*-------------------------5---------5-------------*-
A-*-------------------------------------7---6-5-4-0-*-
E---8-7-6-0-0-5-0-0-6-0-5-0---6-0-5-0-----8-----------

Fill
G-------------------
D------------------- Do this right after the end of Riff 5
A----------3-1------ and go directly to Riff 6
E--1-1-1-3-----2-3--
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/m/megadeth/wake_up_dead_btab_ver_2.html ]
Riff 6 x 4
G-----------------------------
D-*-------------------------*-
A-*-------2-----------5-4-2-*-
E---4-4-4---2-3-4-4-4---------

Riff 7 x 1
G---------------------------------------------------------------
D--------------------------------------------------------------- 
A----------------4---------------6---------------7---------7-6--
E--6-6-6-6-6-6-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-6---6-6-6-6------

Riff 8 x 1
G---------------------------------------------------------------
D---------------------------------------------------------------
A-------------------------------------------------------2-3-----
E-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-7-4-----3---

Riff 9 x 3
G---------------------------------------------------------------
D-*---------------------------------------------------6-------*-
A-*-------------------------------------------------5---5---4-*-
E---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-------4-----

Riff 10 x 1
G--------------------------------------------------------------
D-------------------------------5-4-2--------------------------
A--------0----------3---1-------------------5---5-------0------
E--2-0-2--0-1-2-0-2---3---2-0-2-------2-0-2---4---2-0-2---0-1--

G---------------------------------------
D---------------------------------------
A--------5-7-4-(HOLD)-------------------
E--2-0-2--------------2-----------2-1-0--

At this point the bass rests for 2 measures and comes back in with a slide

Fill
G--------
D--------
A--------
E--12/0--

Riff 11 x 9
G-------------------------------|
D-------------------------------| 
A----7-8--5-5-----5H7---7--5/1--| 
E--0----------0-7-----0---------| 

Riff 12 x 1
G-------------------------------|
D--------------------------7----| Slight pause after this one, then back to Riff 11
A----7-8--5-5-----5H7---7--5----| 
E--0----------0-7-----0---------|

Riff 11 x 1
G-------------------------------|
D-------------------------------| Now back to Riff 12
A----7-8--5-5-----5H7---7--5/1--| 
E--0----------0-7-----0---------|

Riff 12 x 1
G-------------------------------|
D--------------------------7----| 
A----7-8--5-5-----5H7---7--5----| 
E--0----------0-7-----0---------|

End
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