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Kingmaker tab by Megadeth

"Kingmaker" is the second single from Megadeth's album Super Collider. Super Collider is the band's fourteenth studio album and was released in June 2013.

The song is about drug and painkiller abuse and dependency, a theme familiar to frontman Dave Mustain. Mustain has written "Kingmaker" together with bass guitarist David Ellefson. This guitar tablature should help you play "Kingmaker" like Megadeth.

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Difficulty: Advanced

Tuning: D chord diagramDD (drop all strings a whole step)

Submitted by: lorelei

Riff 1

D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-----------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-7--9----------7--9----------|
G|-5--7----------5--7----------|
D|-------0-000-0-------0-000-0-|

         * *** *       * *** *

D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-----------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-7--9--10--9--7--10----------|
G|-5--7---8--7--5---8----------|
D|---------------------0-000-0-|

                       * *** *

Final time:

D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|---------------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-7--9--10--9--7--10-----------10-|
G|-5--7---8--7--5---8------------8-|
D|---------------------0-000000----|

                       * ******


Riff 2

D|----------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|------------------------2/3-2-----------|
C| chord diagramC|C|------------------------2/3-2----2/3-2--|
G|---------------------------------2/3-2--|
D|-0--0-0--0-0000--0-0--0--------0--------|

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

D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|---------------------2/3-2-----------|
C| chord diagramC|C|---------------------2/3-2----2/3-2--|
G|------------------------------2/3-2--|
D|-0-0--0-0000--0-0--0--------0--------|

   * *  * ****  * *  *        *

D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|---------------------2/3-2-----------|
C| chord diagramC|C|---------------------2/3-2----2/3-2--|
G|------------------------------2/3-2--|
D|-0-0--0-0000--0-0--0--------0--------|

   * *  * ****  * *  *        *
1st ending:
D|---------------------------(15----)-|
A|---------------------------(18b20~)-|
F| chord diagramF|F|------------------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------/8-----|
D|-0-0--0-0000--0-0--0-0--0-0--/6-----|
   * *  * ****  * *  * *  * *
2nd ending:

D|----------------------------------------|
A|-------[see guitar fills section below]-|
F| chord diagramF|F|----------------------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|-0-0--0-0000--0-3-3-3-3-3-3-1-1-1-1-1-1-|

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

Guitar fills over Riff 2

Guitar fill #1:
Guitar 1

D|-12----------10----------12--------(12)\-|
A|-15b17~------13b15~------15b17~----(15)\-|
F| chord diagramF|F|-----------------------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-----------0-----------0-----------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------|


Guitar 2

D|-15----------13----------15--------(15)\-|
A|-18b20~------16b18~------18b20~----(18)\-|
F| chord diagramF|F|-----------------*-----------------------| * = bent slightly sharp
C| chord diagramC|C|-----------0-----------0-----------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------|


Guitar fill #2:
Guitar 1

D|-12----------10-----------|
A|-15b17~------13b15~-------|
F| chord diagramF|F|--------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-----------0-----------0--|
G|--------------------------|
D|--------------------------|


Guitar 2

D|-17----------19-----------|
A|-20b22~------22b24~-------|
F| chord diagramF|F|--------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-----------0-----------0--|
G|--------------------------|
D|--------------------------|


End Guitar Fills


Riff 3

D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-------------------------------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-3-1-0-3-1-0-3-1-0-3-1-0-3-1-0-3-1-0-3-1-0-3-1-0-|

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

D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|----------------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|----------------------------------|
G|--------------/8---------------/5-|
D|-0--0-0--0-0--/6--0--0-0--0-0--/5-|

   *  * *  * *      *  * *  * *

D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-------------------------------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-3-1-0-3-1-0-3-1-0-3-1-0-3-1-0-3-1-0-3-1-0-3-1-0-|

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


Guitar fills over Riff 3:
Guitar 1

D|--9-------------8--------(-8)\--|
A|-12b14~--------11b13~----(11)\--|
F| chord diagramF|F|--------------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|



D|-12------------10-----|
A|-15b17~--------13b15~-|
F| chord diagramF|F|----------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|----------------------|
G|----------------------|
D|----------------------|



D|--9-------------8------|
A|-12b14~--------11b13~--|
F| chord diagramF|F|-----------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-----------------------|


Guitar 2

D|-17------------17------|
A|-20b22~--------20b22~--|
F| chord diagramF|F|-----------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-----------------------|



D|-15------------15------|
A|-18b20~--------18b20~--|
F| chord diagramF|F|-----------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-----------------------|



D|-17------------17------|
A|-20b22~--------20b22~--|
F| chord diagramF|F|-----------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-----------------------|


End Guitar Fills


Riff 4

D|-------------------------|
A|-------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-9--------8--7--------6--|
G|-7--7-7-7-7--5--5-5-5-5--|
D|-------------------------|

      * * *       * * *
1st,2nd,3rd ending

D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-------------------------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-5--------4--------------------------------|
G|-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-3-5-|
D|-------------------------------------------|

      * * *    * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
4th ending:

D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|---------------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-5--------4----------------------|
G|-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
D|---------------------------------|

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


Play Riff 1  Solo Rhythm


Solo (Broderick)

D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-[5]-[dive, then raise a whole step]-|
C| chord diagramC|C|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|



D|--------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-([5])-[raise another 1.5 steps, then dive]-|
C| chord diagramC|C|--------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------|



D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-9p7---7---------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-----9---8h9-7h8p7----7------|
G|-------------------10---10p7-|
D|-----------------------------|



D|--------------------------------------------|
A|-----6-9p6-9/12~----10b12r10--8b9r8---------|
F| chord diagramF|F|---7---------------------------------9-7-9~-|
C| chord diagramC|C|-9------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------|

                                       * *

D|---------------------------|
A|---------------12-15b17~~--|
F| chord diagramF|F|-13b14--14b15--------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|---------------------------|


End Solo


Play Riff 2
Play Riff 3
Play Riff 4  [4th ending is same as previous 3 this time]


Riff 5 (Solo Rhythm)

D|------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|------------------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------/8--|
D|-0--0-0--0-0000--0-0--0-0--0-0--/6--|

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

D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-----------------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|--------------------------------0--|
G|--------------------------------0--|
D|-0--0-0--0-0000--0-0--0-0--0-0-----|

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

Solo (Broderick)

D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-9b10r9-10p9---------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-------------12--(12)[dive down]-|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|



D|-----------------------|
A|-9---------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|---10-9---------9b10~--|
C| chord diagramC|C|--------12-10-9--------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-----------------------|



D|--------------8----10-8-13-10----------10--------------|
A|---10-9-12-10---12------------12----12-----------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-9-------------------------------13-------13-12-11-10~-|
C| chord diagramC|C|-------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|



D|-------------------16----------------|
A|-18p17p16h17h18p17----18p17p16h17p16-|
F| chord diagramF|F|-------------------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|



D|----------------16\-----------|
A|----------16-17---------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-17p16h17------------10~----9-|
C| chord diagramC|C|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|------------------------------|



D|--------7h10h13-10/13-16p12-13/16-19p16p13-|
A|-7h9h10------------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-------------------------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|



D|----------------19--(19)[raise 2.5 steps and dive]-|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-19-16-14-16-19------------------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|


End Solo

Riff 6 (Solo Rhythm)

D|------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|------------------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------/3--|
D|-2--2-2--2-2222--2-2--2-2--2-2--/3--|

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

D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-----------------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|--------------------------------2--|
G|--------------------------------2--|
D|-2--2-2--2-2222--2-2--2-2--2-2-----|

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

Play Riff 3  Solo Rhythm

Solo (Mustaine)

D|---------------------|
A|---------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-16b18----16b18-14~--|
C| chord diagramC|C|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|---------------------|



D|-------14----------------------------------|
A|----------17p14-17b19-17b19-17p14----------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-16b18----------------------------16-14-16-|
C| chord diagramC|C|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|



D|--------------------------|
A|--------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-16p14----16-14~----16b18-|
C| chord diagramC|C|-------16-----------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|--------------------------|



D|-14--17--16--14----------------------------------|
A|-----------------17--16--15-14-------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-------------------------------17-16-14-13----16-|
C| chord diagramC|C|-------------------------------------------16----|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|



D|----------------------------|
A|-14^------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-14^-----14-16-16b18r16b18--|
C| chord diagramC|C|------16--------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|----------------------------|



D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-14h17p14-14-14h17p14-14-------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-------------------------17-16-14----------|
C| chord diagramC|C|----------------------------------17-16-14-|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|



D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-------------------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-17-16-15-14-------------------------|
G|-------------17-16-15-14----14-15-16-|
D|-------------------------17----------|



D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-------------------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-------------------------------------|
G|-17-16-15-14-------------------------|
D|-------------17-16-15-14-16-15-14-13-|



D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-------------------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|



D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-------------------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|



D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-------------------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-17-16-15-14-------------------------|
G|-------------17-16-15-14----14-15-16-|
D|-------------------------17----------|



D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-----------------------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-----------------------------------------|
G|-17-16-15-14-----------------------------|
D|-------------17-16-15-14-16-15-14-13-12~-|


End Solo


Riff 4a

D|-------------------------|
A|-------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-9--------8--7--------6--|
G|-7--7-7-7-7--5--5-5-5-5--|
D|-------------------------|

      * * *       * * *
1st,2nd,3rd ending

D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-------------------------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-5--------4--------------------------------|
G|-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-3-5-|
D|-------------------------------------------|

      * * *    * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
4th ending:

D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-------------------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-5--------4--------------------------|
G|-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
D|-------------------------------------|

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


Riff 7

D|---------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|---------------------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-9--------------------7----------------|
G|-7--10----10/11-10----5--7----7/8-7----|
D|-----8--0--8/-9--8--0----5--0-5/6-5--0-|

          *           *       *        *

D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-------------------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-------------------0-----------------|
G|-5--2--------------0--2--------------|
D|-3--0--0-0--0-0--0----0--0-0--0-0--0-|

         * *  * *  *       * *  * *  *

Final time:

D|--------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|--------------------------------------------|
C| chord diagramC|C|-9--------------------7---------------------|
G|-7--10----10/11-10----5--7----7/8-7----5--2-|
D|-----8--0--8/-9--8--0----5--0-5/6-5--0-3--0-|

          *           *       *        *

Acoustic outro:
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
F| chord diagramF|F|-----0-------2-------0-------0---|
C| chord diagramC|C|---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2-|
G|-----------------3-------0-------|
D|-0-------0-----------------------|

the end

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