Metallica - Nothing Else Matters Live Chords & Tabs

 

Nothing Else Matters Live Chords & Tabs

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Nothing Else Matters Live Tab

   
Artist: Metallica
Title: Nothing Else Matters live
Tabbed by: Snyper

Standard Tuning: E G B D A E

Note: This tablature is the "LIVE" version of this song, which is not played in the original song.

The pieces aren't exactly in order but they're there, if you have heard the song before you would 
know where to arrange them.
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Most people don't read the key but in this tab you'll need it to make it sound right..

Key:
p= pulloff 

h= hammer on 

s= slide 

M= palm mute

U= strum upward

D= strum downward
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For intro guitar 1 uses fingers

Guitar 1 : Kirk

E--!-------0-----
B--!-----0---0---
G--!---0-------0- x3
D--!-------------
A--!-------------
E--!-0-----------

E--!-------0---7-7-----7p0----------7-8-7h8s5-7-5s3s2-0-------2p0-----------0
B--!-----0---0-----0--------0-------0-0-------0---------5---5-----5-------5--
G--!---0-------------0--------0---0-----------------------5---------5---5----  
D--!-------------------------------------------------------------------------
A--!----------------------------------------------------0-------------0------
E--!-0-----------0--------------0--------------------------------------------

E--!-0-0-0---------3p0-----0-0---------0h5p0-------------------[12]-----
B--!-5-5-5-----5-------5---5-7-----7---------7p0-0h5------[12]------0---
G--!-5-5-5---5---5-------5-5-7---7---7---------------[12]-------------0-
D--!--------------------------------------------------------------------
A--!-0-2-3-3---------------3-5-5----------------------------------------
E--!--------------------------------------------------------------------

E--!-------0-----
G--!-----0---0---
B--!---0-------0- 3x
D--!-------------
A--!-------------
E--!-0-----------

Play guitar 1 and 2 together here:

Guitar 1 and 2:

E--!---------7---------------
B--!---------8-------7-----5-
G--!-------9---------7-----5- 2x
D--!-----9---------7-----5---
A--!---7---------5-----3-----
E--!-0-----------------------

Now both guitars play different notes and harmonize together

Guitar 2: James
E--!---------7---------------------------------------0-----------0----
B--!---------8-----7-------5-------3-------4-------0---0-------0---0--
G--!-------9-------7-------5-------4-------2---0-0-------0---0-------0
D--!-----9-------7-------5-------5-------4-----2----------------------
A--!---7-------5-------3---------------2-------2----------------------
E--!-0-------------------------3---------------0-----------0----------

Guitar 1: Kirk
E--!---------7---5-------3-------3-------2----------------------------
B--!-------8-8-----7-------5-------3-------4--------------------------
G--!-----9---9-------7-------5-------4-------2------------------------
D--!------------------------------------------------------------------
A--!------------------------------------------------------------------
E--!------------------------------------------------------------------

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 Play 1st Verse with pick

 Gosh this part is really hard to explain, this part involves picking and strumming 
 (make sure you read the key to know if to strum up or down) and also involve rhythm 
 in your strumming.

 Guitar 2: James ( play two times )
                     D U U D U  D U U
E--!-------3---0-----2-2-2-2-2--0-0-0-----------
B--!-----0-------0---3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-----------
G--!---0-----0-----0-2-2-2-2-2--0-0-0----------- 
D--!-----------------0-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-----------
A--!----------------------------3-3-3-----------
E--!-0----------------------------------3-2-0---

On third time play this
                     D U U D U  D U U           D U D D D 
E--!-------3---0-----2-2-2-2-2--0-0-0-----------2-2-2-0--
B--!-----0-------0---3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-----------0-0-0-0--
G--!---0-----0-----0-2-2-2-2-2--0-0-0-------0---2-2-2-2-0
D--!-----------------0-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-----------1-1-1-1-2
A--!----------------------------3-3-3-----2-----2-2-2-2-2
E--!-0----------------------------------3---------------0


During the second time James plays the above rythmn part Kirk plays this :

Guitar 1: Kirk ( overdriven guitar played with picks )
E--!--------------------------------------------------
B--!-8--10--12--8--10--12--13--12--10--12--8--7-------
G--!-9--11--12--9--11--12--12--12--11--12--9----9-----
D--!--------------------------------------------------
A--!--------------------------------------------------
E--!--------------------------------------------------

During the third time James plays Kirk now plays this :

Guitar 1: Kirk ( clean tone played with picks ) volume is very low n goes down
E--!---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
B--!---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
G--!-------------------------------------------------------------0-------------------
D--!-7--7s9--9s7--4--------7--7s9--9s7--4--0--0--7--7s9--9s7--4----2--2--------------
A--!-5--5s7--7s5--5--7--7--5--5s7--7s5--5--------5--5s7--7s5--5----3--0-2-3-2--2-3-2-
E--!---------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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Chorus:

Guitar 1 and 2:   (Clean tone played with strumming)
     D U D  D U D  D  U  D  U  D  U  D  U                    D
E--!-0-0-0--0-0-0--2--2--2--2--3--2--0--2--                 -0-
B--!-1-1-1--2-2-2--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--                 -0-
G--!-0-0-0--2-2-2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2-- >>> play two    -0-
D--!-2-2-2--2-2-2--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--    times and on -2-
A--!-3-3-3--0-0-0--------------------------    the third    -2-
E--!---------------------------------------    add this at  -0-
                                               the end.

During second time Kirk (guitar 1) plays this :

Guitar 3: ( distortion )

       M  M     M  M            M
E--!------------------------------------
B--!------------------------------------
G--!-------------------------------7-9--
D--!---------5--------7s11------7-------
A--!---3--7--------7---------5----------
E--!------------5-----------------------

********************************************************************************************
Interlude: both together

Guitar 1: Kirk ( clean )
E--!-12----14----15----17----12------------------------12------------12s14-----------
B--!----12----12----12----12----13------------------------13---------------15--------
G--!---------------------------------------------------------12---------------14-----
D--!---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
A--!---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
E--!---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/m/metallica/nothing_else_matters_live_tab_ver_2.html ]
Guitar 2: James clean 
E--!-15----17----19----20-----8-------8-----------8-----0--------0-----2---------0---
B--!----17----17----17----17-----5------5-------5---5------1-------1-------3-------3-
G--!--------------------------------5-----5---5-------5-------0---------------2------
D--!---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
A--!----------------------------------------0----------------------------------------
E--!---------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Guitar 1: Kirk
E--!----12-------12------------------
B--!-12-------12---------------------
G--!---------------------------------
D--!---------------------------------
A--!---------------------------------
E--!---------------------------------

Guitar 2: James
E--!-0--7------7--0------------0-----
B--!------0----------0-------0---0---
G--!--------0----------0---0-------0-
D--!---------------------------------
A--!---------------------------------
E--!---------------------0-----------

Guitar 1: Kirk
E--!-12----14----15----17----12-----------------------12------------
B--!----12----12----12----12----13-----------------------13---------
G--!--------------------------------------------------------12------
D--!----------------------------------------------------------------
A--!----------------------------------------------------------------
E--!----------------------------------------------------------------

Guitar 2: James
E--!-15----17----19----20----8-------8-----------8-----0--------0---
B--!----17----17----17----17----5------5-------5---5------1-------1-
G--!-------------------------------5-----5---5--------5------0------
D--!----------------------------------------------------------------
A--!---------------------------------------0------------------------
E--!----------------------------------------------------------------

Guitar 1: Kirk ( overdriven guitar played with picks )

                      1/2 bend                           1/2 bend  full bend
                      n release                            only    n release
E--!-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
B--!---------------------------------12---12----------15----15-------15------------------
G--!-12--12h14-12h14-----14-------12------------------14----14-------14 p 12----------12-
D--!-----------------------------------------14------------------------------14-12h14----
A--!-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
E--!-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Guitar 2 : James
E--!-------------------0----------0--7-----7--0----------------------0-------------------
B--!----------------------3------------0---------0----------0----------------0-----------
G--!-------------------------------------0---------0---0---------------------------------
D--!-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
A--!-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
E--!-------------------------------------------------3---------------------------3---2---

The rest is same .......... 

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During solo ......... Kirk plays these following distorted power chords

Guitar 1: Kirk (distortion)

                 M  M  M
E--!-------------------------
B--!-------------------------
G--!----9--7--5-------------- 
D--!-2--9--7--5--7--5--4-----
A--!-2--7--5--3--7--5--4-----
E--!-0-----------5--3--2-----

                       M
E--!-------------------------
B--!-------------------------
G--!----9--7--5-----4--------
D--!-2--9--7--5--5--4--2--2--
A--!-2--7--5--3--5--2--2--2--
E--!-0-----------3-----0--0--

********************************************************************************************
Guitar solo :

Key:

b(f)= bend full

b(fr)= bend full and release 

~ = vibrate

********************************************************************************************

Guitar 2: James (distortion) 

     B(f)  B(fr)  ~                               ~           B(f)       B(f)
E--!------------------------------------------------------------------12---------12---------
B--!--15-----------------------------------------------------------12---------12----15p12---
G--!--14----14----12--14--12--11h12p11-----11--------12-14-12--14---------14--------------15
D--!------------------------------------14----12--14----------------------------------------
A--!----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
E--!----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

              B(fr)          ~          ~          ~
E--!--------------------------------15--14-----15--14-15-15s17-17--15-14h15p14s12-----------
B--!-12---------------14-13----------------12-------------------------------------12--------
G--!----15-14--12-----14-13--12 s0----------------------------------------------------------
D--!---------------14-----------------------------------------------------------------------
A--!----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
E--!----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

            ~            B(fr)           B(f)          B(f)      B(f)n release later 
E--!-15-14---------------------------------------12-----------------------------------------
B--!--------12------------15      ------------12----15--15 p 12---15------------------------
G--!------------12-14-12--14  p 12----12--14------------------------------------------------
D--!-------------------------------14-------------------------------------------------------
A--!----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
E--!----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

            ~           ~         ~        ~        ~    ~
E--!----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
B--!-12h15  12--s7s5h7--5---s7s8s 5--s7s8s 3--s7s8s 12---12---------------------------------
G--!-----------------------------------------------------9----------------------------------
D--!----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
A--!----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
E--!----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

********************************************************************************************
Outro is pretty much the same as the starting part of the song except the following :

Guitar 1: Kirk clean with fingers

E--!-------0---7-7-----7p0-----7-8-7h8s5-7-5s3-0-0-----0------------------------------------
B--!-----0---0-----0-------0---0-0-------0-----------0---0----------------------------------
G--!---0-------------0-------0---------------------0-------0--------------------------------
D--!----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
A--!----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
E--!-0-----------0-------------------------------0------------------------------------------

                                         Enjoy! :)

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