Metallica - Fixxxer Chords & Tabs

 

Fixxxer Chords & Tabs

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Fixxxer Tab

   
The official tuning for this song is Standard Eb, but I translated it to Drop D
for those of you who only do Standard and Drop D.  Listen to the CD for timing.

Fixxxer
As performed on "ReLoad"
Music by James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, and Lars Ulrich
Lyrics by James Hetfield

Drop D tuning
h           hammer on
p           pull off
b           bend
r           release
x           muffled strings
~           vibrating
/           slide up
\           slide down
James       Guitar 1
Kirk        Guitar 2

James' Intro
Distorted guitar w/ wah pedal, repeat a bunch of times
e[-10b12---------------------------------13b15-----
B[-------------------------------------------------
G[-------------------------------------------------
D[-------------------------------------------------
A[-------------------------------------------------
D[-------------------------------------------------

Kirk's Intro 1 (x4)
Clean guitar w/ wah pedal
e[-------------------------------------------------------
B[-------------------------------------------------------
G[-------------------------------------------------------
D[------4h6-4~~~-----------------------------------------
A[-6~~~--------------------------------------------------
D[-------------------------------------------------------

Kirk's Intro 2 (x5, last 3 times w/o muffled strings)
Clean guitar w/ wah pedal
e[-------------------------------------------------------
B[-------------------------------------------------------
G[-------------------------------------------------------
D[--------4----------------------------------------------
A[-4h6~~~---6~~~----x---x--xxxx--------------------------
D[-------------------------------------------------------

Both guitars      End intro
Distortion, wah pedal off
e[-------------------------------------------------------
B[-------------------------------------------------------
G[-------------------------------------------------------
D[-------------------------------------------------------
A[-4h6-2h4-1h2-------------------------------------------
D[-------------4h6---------------------------------------

Both guitars    Main riff (x4)
e[-------------------------------------------------------
B[-------------------------------------------------------
G[-------------------------------------------------------
D[--------------------------------------3h4--------------
A[-1-1--6p4-6~~-------7~~--1-1--6p4-6~~-----4~~~---------
D[-1-1----------7p6-7------1-1---------------------------

On the third time, Kirk goes off into this
e[-------------------------------------------------------
B[-------------------------------------------------------
G[---------------------------------------1h3-------------
D[------4p3-4~~~------6~~~------4p3-4~~~-----3~~~--------
A[-1-1----------4p3-4------1-1---------------------------
D[-1-1---------------------1-1---------------------------

Both guitars      Verse Part 1 (x2)
e[-------------------------------------------------------
B[-------------------------------------------------------
G[-------------------------------------------------------
D[-3h4-x-8-8-x-4p3-x-8-8-x-3h4-x-8-8-x--3h4p3------------
A[-----x-6-6-x-----x-6-6-x-----x-6-6-x--------4~~~-------
D[-------------------------------------------------------
                  
Both guitars      Verse Part 2 (x2) 
e[-------------------------------------------------------
B[-------------------------------------------------------
G[-------------------------------------------------------
D[-1h2-x-6-6-x-2p1-x-6-6-x-1h2-x-6-6-x--1h2p1------------
A[-----x-4-4-x-----x-4-4-x-----x-4-4-x--------2~~~-------
D[-------------------------------------------------------

Kirk     End verse
Clean guitar
e[-----------------------------------------------------
B[-----------2-----------------------------------------
G[-----------------------------------------------------
D[----1--4---------------------------------------------
A[-----------------------------------------------------
D[-1---------------------------------------------------

James' Chorus (x2)
Distortion
e[-------------------------------------------------------
B[-------------------------------------------------------
G[-------------------------------------------------------
D[---------4h6-6b8r6-4----------4h6-6b8r6-4--------------
A[-1----4h6-------------4----4h6-------------------------
D[-1--------------------4--------------------------------

e[-------------------------------------------------------
B[-------------------------------------------------------
G[-------------------------------------------------------
D[-6-------4h6-6b8r6-4----4----------3-------------------
A[-4----4h6---------------2----------1-------------------
D[-------------------------------------------------------

Kirk's Chorus (x2)
Clean guitar
e[------------------------------------------------------
B[---------2-------------2------------------------------
G[----------------------------------6-------------------
D[---1--4----------1--4-----------6---6-----------------
A[------------------------------4-----------------------
D[-1-------------4--------------------------------------

e[------------------------------------------------------
B[------------------------------------------------------
G[-----4--------3---------------------------------------
D[---4---4----3---3-------------------------------------
A[-2--------1-------------------------------------------
D[------------------------------------------------------

Both guitars end chorus on this
Distortion
e[-------------------------------------------------------
B[-------------------------------------------------------
G[-------------------------------------------------------
D[-------------------------------------------------------
A[-4h6-2h4-1h2-------------------------------------------
D[------------4h6----------------------------------------

Main Riff

Verse

Chorus

Both guitars     Interlude
Distortion
Play this twice
e[---------------------------
B[---------------------------
G[--------11-----------------
D[-11-13--11-13---xx---------
A[-11-13-----13---xx---------
D[---------------------------

Then continue with this
e[-------------------------------------------------------
B[-------------------------------------------------------
G[--------11------------11-----------11------------------
D[-11-13--11-13--11-13--11-13--11-13-11-13---------------
A[-11-13-----13--11-13-----13--11-13----13---------------
D[-------------------------------------------------------


SLIDE SOLO

James
Distortion
Open on this        Then this twice
e[----------------]----------------------------------------------
B[----------------]----------------------------------------------
G[----------------]----------------------------------------------
D[----------------]---------------------------------------5h6----
A[-4h6-2h4-1h2----]-3-3--8p6-8~~~-----9~~~--3-3--8p6-8~~~-----6--
D[------------4h6-]-3-3-----------9p8-------3-3------------------

Then he plays the main riff three times

Kirk
e[-------------------------------21\---------------------
B[-8/10----8/10----8/10----8/10--------------------------
G[-8/10----8/10----8/10----8/10--------------------------
D[-------------------------------------------------------
A[-------------------------------------------------------
D[-------------------------------------------------------

e[-8/11----8/11--14\13--8/11------------8/11-------------
B[-8/11----8/11---------8/11------------8/11-------------
G[----------------------------11\10/11--------11\--------
D[-------------------------------------------------------
A[-------------------------------------------------------
D[-------------------------------------------------------

e[-------------------------------------------------------
B[-----------------------------------10/11---------------
G[-11\10/11-----------/13--11\10/11--------10\-----------
D[-----------11\10/11------------------------------------
A[-------------------------------------------------------
D[-------------------------------------------------------
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/m/metallica/fixxxer_tab_ver_3.html ]
e[-14\13/14-------------16\------------------------------
B[------------14\13/14-----------------------------------
G[-------------------------------------------------------
D[-------------------------------------------------------
A[-------------------------------------------------------
D[-------------------------------------------------------

James
e[-------------------------------------------------------
B[-------------------------------------------------------
G[-------------------------------------------------------
D[-------------------------------------------------------
A[-1-1--6p4-6~~~-----7~~~--------------------------------
D[-1-1-----------7p6-------------------------------------

e[-------------------------------------------------------
B[-------------------------------------------------------
G[-------------------------------------------------------
D[-------------------------------------------------------
A[-1-1--6p4-6--1-1--6p4-6----7p9-7-----13p11-13----------
D[-1-1---------1-1---------------------------------------

Kirk
e[-------------------------------------11\10/11----------
B[---------------------------11\10/11--------------------
G[-----11\10/11-----11\10/11-----------------------------
D[-------------------------------------------------------
A[-------------------------------------------------------
D[-------------------------------------------------------


GUITAR SOLO

James    Part 1 (x4)
e[-------------------------------------------------------
B[-------------------------------------------------------
G[------4------------------------------------------------
D[-4-6--4-6-----4h6-6b8r6-4~~~---------------------------
A[-4-6----6--4h6-----------------------------------------
D[-------------------------------------------------------

James    Part 2
e[-------------------------------------------------------
B[-------------------------------------------------------
G[------4---------------4--------------------------------
D[-4-6--4-6--------4-6--4-6----------1-------------------
A[-4-6----6--xxxx--4-6----6--xxxxxx--1-------------------
D[-----------xxxx------------xxxxxx--1-------------------

Kirk   (All 18s are 16s bent to 18s)
e[-------------------------------------------------------
B[-16b18-18-18-16b18-18-18-16b18-18-18-16b18-14b16-------
G[-------------------------------------------------------
D[-------------------------------------------------------
A[-------------------------------------------------------
D[-------------------------------------------------------
                              Wah-pedal!
e[--------------18b20b21-16-]----------------------------
B[-16b18-14b16--------------]----------------------------
G[--------------------------]------11h13-13b15r13-11-----
D[--------------------------]-11h13----------------------
A[--------------------------]----------------------------
D[--------------------------]----------------------------

e[-------------------------------------------------------
B[-------------------------------------------------------
G[------11h13-13b15r13-11------11h13-13b15r13-11---------
D[-11h13------------------11h13--------------------------
A[-------------------------------------------------------
D[-------------------------------------------------------

e[-------------------------------------------------------
B[-------------------------------------------------------
G[-13b15r13-11-13b15r13-11-13b15r13-11-------------------
D[-------------------------------------------------------
A[-------------------------------------------------------
D[-------------------------------------------------------

e[-------16----------------------16----------------------
B[-16-18----18~~~~---------16-18----18~~~~---------------
G[-------------------------------------------------------
D[-------------------------------------------------------
A[-------------------------------------------------------
D[-------------------------------------------------------

e[-------------------------------------------------------
B[-------------------------------------------------------
G[-13b15-13b15-13b15-------------------------------------
D[-------------------13~~~~~~~---------------------------
A[-------------------------------------------------------
D[-------------------------------------------------------

POST SOLO

Kirk
Clean guitar w/ wah pedal
Play this x3      Then this
e[--------------]-----------------------------------------
B[--------------]-----------------------------------------
G[--------------]-----------------------------------------
D[-----4h6-4~~~-]----4h6b8r6-4~~-----4--------------------
A[-6~~~---------]-6~~------------4h6---6--xxx-------------
D[--------------]-----------------------------------------

e[-------------------------------------------------------
B[-------------------------------------------------------
G[-------------------------------------------------------
D[------4-----4-6b8r6-----4------------------------------
A[-4h6~~--6~~---------4h6----4h6-2h4-1h2-----------------
D[---------------------------------------4h6-------------

e[-------------------------------------------------------------------
B[-------------------------------------------------------------------
G[-------------------------------------------------------------------
D[-----4---11h13-13p11--11-11-13-----4---11h13-13p11-----11-13p11----
A[-4h6--6------------------------4h6--6---------------13----------13-
D[-------------------------------------------------------------------
                             Wah pedal off, distortion on
e[-------------------------]------------------------------
B[-------------------------]------------------------------
G[-------------------------]------------------------------
D[-----4-------4-------4---]------------------------------
A[-4h6---6-4h6---6-4h6---6-]-4h6-2h4-1h2------------------
D[-------------------------]------------4h6---------------

Kirk's Bridge (x6)
Clean guitar 
e[-------------------------------------------------------
B[--------2-------------------2--------------------------
G[-------------------------------------------------------
D[---1--4----------------1--4----------------------------
A[-------------------------------------------------------
D[-1-------------------1---------------------------------

James' Bridge (x6)
Distorion
e[-------------------------------------------------------
B[-------------------------------------------------------
G[-------------------------------------------------------
D[-------4h6-6b8r6-4--------4h6-6b8r6-4------------------
A[-1--4h6-------------1--4h6-----------------------------
D[-1------------------1----------------------------------

Chorus


Kirk's Outro part 1  (x4)
Clean guitar
e[-------------------------------------------------------
B[--------2---------------------2------------------------
G[-------------------------------------------------------
D[---1--4------------------1--4--------------------------
A[-------------------------------------------------------
D[-1---------------------1-------------------------------

James' Outro part 1  (x4)
Distortion
e[--------------------------------------------------------
B[--------------------------------------------------------
G[--------------------------------------------------------
D[-------4h6-6b8r6-4--------------------------------------
A[-1--4h6--------------1---4h6-2h4-1h2--------------------
D[-1-------------------1---------------4h6----------------

Ending
Both guitars
Distortion
e[-------------------------------------------------------
B[-------------------------------------------------------
G[-------------------------------------------------------
D[------------------------------------------1-1----------
A[-4h6-2h4-1h2------1-1---6p4-6~~------7~~--1-1----------
D[-------------4h6--1-1----------7p6-7------1-1----------

That's it.

Song Structure:
Note...Names in parenthesees = who plays lead guitar

James' Intro (Continue playing under Kirk's)
Intro part 1 (Kirk)
Intro part 2 (Kirk)
End Intro
Main riff
Verse
Chorus (James)
Main riff
Verse
Chorus (James)
Interlude
Slide solo (Kirk)
Guitar solo (Kirk)
Post solo
Bridge (James)
Chorus  (James)
Outro (James)
Ending

Peace.
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