Megadeth - When Chords & Tabs

 

When Chords & Tabs

Megadeth Chords & Tabs

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When Tab

   
Band- Megadeth
Song- When

Tuning: Standard

Riff 1  (Play 4 times)
Guitar 1 (acoustic)
e|---------0---------------0-------|
B|-------0---0-----------0---0-----|
G|-----5-------5-------5-------5---|
D|---7-----------7---7-----------7-|
A|-0---------------7---------------|
E|---------------------------------|
                    "No one..."
e|---------0-------------------------|
B|-------0---0-----------------------|
G|-----5-------5-------5-----5-----5-|
D|---7-----------7---7-----7-----7---|
A|-6---------------------------------|
E|-----------------8-----7-----6-----|
  "...hears a word I say..."

Guitar 2 (distortion) x4
e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|---------------------|
A|-10--9--8--7--(7)\\--|
E|--8--7--6--5--(5)\\--|


Riff 2
Guitar 1 (acoustic)              x12
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|-----5-------5-------5-------5---|
D|---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7-|
A|-0-------7-------6---------------|
E|-------------------------8-------|
  "But you'll never see the pain inside of me..."


Guitar 2 (distortion)
                 x7
e|----------------|----------|
B|----------------|----------|
G|----------------|----------|
D|----------------|--------7-|
A|-10-9-8-7-(7)\\-|-10-9-8-5-|
E|--8-7-6-5-(5)\\-|--8-7-6---|


Guitar 3 (Use random whammy pulls on these notes, listen
          for when to change)
e|-------------------------------|
B|----------15*----17*------17*--|
G|-14*------------------14*------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|



Riff 3
Guitar 1 (acoustic)
e|---------------------------------|
B|-----3-------3-------3-------3---|
G|---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2-|
D|-0-----------------------3-------|
A|---------0-------1---------------|
E|---------------------------------|
  "And the oath I take on this day..."
e|---------------------------------|
B|-----3-------3-------3-------3---|
G|---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2-|
D|-0-------------------------------|
A|---------0-------1-------3-------|
E|---------------------------------|
  "...is to know that you will be repaid..."
e|---------------------------------|-------------------|
B|-----3-------3-------3-------3---|-----3-------3-----|
G|---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2-|---2---2---2---2---|
D|-0-----------------------3-------|-0-----------------|
A|---------0-------1---------------|---------0-------1-|
E|---------------------------------|-------------------|


Guitar 2 (Use random whammy pulls on these notes, listen
          for when to change)
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------15*--------------|
G|-----------------14*--------14*---------17*--------|
D|---------12*---------------------------------------|
A|--5*------------------0*---------------------0*-0*-|
E|---------------------------------------------------|


Riff 4
Guitar 1 (acoustic)
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|-----0-------0-------0-------0---|
D|---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2-|
A|---------2-------1-------0-------|
E|-0-------------------------------|
  "One day the sun will die..."


Guitar 2 (distortion)
                    x8
e|-------------------|---------|
B|-------------------|---------|
G|-------------------|---------|
D|-------------------|---------|
A|--5--4--3-------2--|-5--4--3-|
E|--3--2--1-0-0-0-0--|-3--2--1-|
            * * *

Guitar 3 (Use random whammy pulls on these notes, listen
          for when to change)
e|------------------------------------|
B|-15*----17*---------17*-------------|
G|--------------17*----------12*--15*-|
D|------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|

e|-----------12tr15*----|
B|----------------------|
G|-14*------------------|
D|----------------------|
A|----------------------|
E|----------------------|


Riff 5 (Distortion, Play 4x)
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0-0----|
   * * * * * *    * * * * * *
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|------------------------------|
A|----------------------5--4--3-|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-3--2--1-|
   * * * * * *    * * *

Riff 5a
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|------------3~--2~--------/6~-7~--|
E|-0--3~--2~---------3~--2~---------|


Riff 6
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------5/7---------7/8-----7/8-|
E|-0-0-0-0-3/5-0-0-0-0-5/6-0-0-5/6-|
   * * * *     * * * *     * *
  "When no words are spoken..."


Riff 7
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|---------7/9---------9/10-----9/10-|
A|---------5/7---------7/-8-----7/-8-|
E|-7-7-7-7-----7-7-7-7------7-7------|
   * * * *     * * * *      * *
  "It all seems so deceitful..."

Play Riff 6   "When judgement has failed you..."
Play Riff 7   "It all seems so deceitful..."
Play Riff 6   "When judgement has failed you..."

Riff 8
e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|-9-9-9-9-9---------7-|
A|-7-7-7-7-7-9-8-7-5-5-|
E|-----------7-6-5-3-5-|

e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------5/7---------7/8-----7/8-|
E|-0-0-0-0-3/5-0-0-0-0-5/6-0-0-5/6-|
   * * * *     * * * *     * *
                      x3
e|---------------------|-------------------|
B|---------------------|-------------------|
G|---------------------|-------------------|
D|-9-9-9-9-9---------7-|-9-9-9-9-9---------|
A|-7-7-7-7-7-9-8-7-5-5-|-7-7-7-7-7-9-8-7-5-|
E|-----------7-6-5-3-5-|-----------7-6-5-3-|

[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/m/megadeth/when_tab_ver_2.html ]
Riff 9 (solo rhythm)                    x4
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|-000-000---000-000---000-000---000-000-|
   *** ***   *** ***   *** ***   *** ***
                                          x2
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-777777777777777777-6666666666-5555-3333-|
   ****************** ********** **** ****
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|-000-000---000-000---000-000---000-000-|
   *** ***   *** ***   *** ***   *** ***
                                          x3
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-777777777777777777-6666666666-5555-3333-|
   ****************** ********** **** ****
                                          x4
e|-----------------------------------------|-----|
B|-----------------------------------------|-----|
G|-----------------------------------------|-----|
D|-----------------------------------------|--2--|
A|-----------------------------------5-4-3-|--2--|
E|-000-000---000-000---000-000---000-3-2-1-|--0--|
   *** ***   *** ***   *** ***   ***


Solos (wah pedal) (Mustaine)
#1
e|-19tm--18tm--15tm--12tm--------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------|
E|---------------------------X\\-|

e|--------------------------------|
B|-16p12--17p12--16p12--15p12--12-|
G|------15-----15-----15-----15---|
D|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------|
B|-15p12--16p12--17p12--16p12--15p12--12-|
G|------15-----15-----15-----15-----15---|
D|---------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------|
B|-15p12--16p12--17p12--16p12--15p12--12-|
G|------15-----15-----15-----15-----15---|
D|---------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------|
B|-15p12--16p12--17p12--16p12--15p12--12-|
G|------15-----15-----15-----15-----15---|
D|---------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|

e|-12h17p12--12-12h17p12--12-12h17p12--12-12h17p12--12-|
B|---------15-----------15-----------15-----------15---|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

e|-12h17p12--12-12h17p12--12-12h17p12--12-12h17p12--12-|
B|---------15-----------15-----------15-----------15---|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

e|-12h17p12--12-12h17p12--12-12h17p12--12-12h17p12--12-|
B|---------15-----------15-----------15-----------15---|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

e|-12h17p12--12-12h17p12--12-12h17p12--12-12h17p12--12-|
B|---------15-----------15-----------15-----------15---|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

e|-17b19~~-|
B|---------|
G|---------|
D|---------|
A|---------|
E|---------|

#2
e|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------12tm-11tm-12tm-11tm-12tm-14tm-12tm-|
E|-/12tm-12tm----13tm------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------12tm------14tm-12tm-15tm-14tm-12tm/14tm-|
A|-15tm-14tm------15tm-------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|-14tm-13tm-16tm-14tm-17tm-16tm-14h16~~--16~~--|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|---16~~--16~~--16~~--16~~-...---|
D|-[use artificial harmonics on]--|
A|-[various notes for this bar ]--|
E|--------------------------------|


#3
e|-20tm-19tm--17tm--16tm-------------------|
B|------------------------18tm--17tm--15tm-|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|-17tm--16tm--14tm--13tm-------------------------|
D|-------------------------15tm--14tm--12tm--10tm-|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|-9tm--7tm--6tm-------------------------------|
A|----------------8tm--7tm--5tm--3tm--2tm------|
E|-----------------------------------------5tm-|

e|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|--------------------|
D|--------------------|
A|--------------------|
E|-4tm--1tm--0tm--1tm-|

e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|----[steady gliss]---------------------------|
E|-/2tm/3tm/4tm/5tm/6tm/7tm/8tm/9tm/10tm/-/12--|

End solo

Ending (fades out):
Guitar 1 (acoustic)
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|-----0-------0-------0-------0---|
D|---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2-|
A|---------2-------1-------0-------|
E|-0-------------------------------|


Guitar 2 (distortion)
                    x8
e|-------------------|---------|
B|-------------------|---------|
G|-------------------|---------|
D|-------------------|---------|
A|--5--4--3-------2--|-5--4--3-|
E|--3--2--1-0-0-0-0--|-3--2--1-|
            * * *

Guitar 3 (Use random whammy pulls on these notes, listen
          for when to change)
e|-----------------------12tr15*---|
B|---------------------------------|
G|-16*--14~~--16*--14~~------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|


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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