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Megadeth tabs for Sweating bullets

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with SMTP id <AA00604>; Fri, 26 Feb 1993 08:05:27 -0800

                              "Sweating Bullets"
                                 by Megadeth
                         from Countdown to Extinction

Transcription by Paul Bryant (pbryant@hawk.cs.ukans.edu)

This version is a hybrid adapted from the March, 1993 issue of
Guitar For the Practicing Musician, and the tab found in the Countdown
to Extinction tab book from Warner Bros. Publications, Inc.

Song is in 4/4

🏷Legend:    <(+1)  means full string bend
             \    means slide down the neck
             /    means slide up the neck
             H    means hammer-on
             P    means pull-off


[Intro]

|-----------|-------------|-----------|-----------|
|---------3-|-2-----------|---------3-|-2--/7-4---|
|----2-4----|----4-3--3-4-|----2-4----|---------4-|
|-5---------|-------------|-5---------|-----------|
|-----------|-------------|-----------|-----------|
|-----------|-------------|-----------|-----------|

|-----------|-------------|-----------|-----------|
|---------3-|-2-----------|-----------|-----------|
|----2-4----|----4-3--3-4-|-----------|-----------|
|-5---------|-------------|-5---------|-----------|
|-----------|-------------|-----------|-------8-7-|
|-----------|-------------|-----------|-------6-5-|

[Figure A chord diagramA augmentedA]
|-----------|-------------|-----------|-----------|
|-----------|-------------|-----------|-----------|
|-----------|-------------|-----------|-----------|
|-9---------|-------------|-9---------|-----------|
|-7---------|---------8-7-|-7---------|-------8-7-|
|-----------|---------6-5-|-----------|-------6-5-|

Repeat Figure A chord diagramA augmentedA
Repeat Figure A chord diagramA augmentedA
                                        Pick Slide
|-----------|-------------|-----------|-----------|
|-----------|-------------|-----------|-\---------|
|-----------|-------------|-----------|---\-------|
|-9---------|-------------|-9---------|-----\-----|
|-7---------|---------8-7-|-7---------|-------\---|
|-----------|---------6-5-|-----------|-----------|

    hold bend....   hold bend....        hold bend....   hold bend....
|-12------^^^^^^--11------|^^^^^^^---|-10-----^^^^^^^---9------|^^^^^^^---|
|-15<(+1)-^^^^^^--14<(+1)-|^^^^^^^---|-13<(+1)^^^^^^^--12<(+1)-|^^^^^^^---|
|-------------------------|----------|-------------------------|----------|
|-------------------------|----------|-------------------------|----------|
|-------------------------|----------|-------------------------|----------|
|-------------------------|----------|-------------------------|----------|

    hold bend....   hold bend....       hold bend..        Let Ring.....
|--8-----^^^^^^^---7------|^^^^^^^---|-6-----^^^^^^------|---------------|
|-11<(+1)^^^^^^^--10<(+1)-|^^^^^^^---|-9<(+1)^^^^^^------|---------------|
|-------------------------|----------|-------------2/4-0-|---------------|
|-------------------------|----------|-------------------|---------------|
|-------------------------|----------|-------------------|---------------|
|-------------------------|----------|-------------------|---------------|

    hold bend....   hold bend....        hold bend....   hold bend....
|-12------^^^^^^--11------|^^^^^^^---|-10-----^^^^^^^---9------|^^^^^^^---|
|-15<(+1)-^^^^^^--14<(+1)-|^^^^^^^---|-13<(+1)^^^^^^^--12<(+1)-|^^^^^^^---|
|-------------------------|----------|-------------------------|----------|
|-------------------------|----------|-------------------------|----------|
|-------------------------|----------|-------------------------|----------|
|-------------------------|----------|-------------------------|----------|

    hold bend....   hold bend....
|--8-----^^^^^^^---7------|^^^^^^^---|-------------------|
|-11<(+1)^^^^^^^--10<(+1)-|^^^^^^^---|-------------------|
|-------------------------|----------|-3---2-------------|
|-------------------------|----------|-3---2---5----3-2--|
|-------------------------|----------|-1---0---5----3-2--|
|-------------------------|----------|---------3----1-0--|

                Let Ring............
|---------|---------|---------|-----------|
|---------|---------|---------|-----------|
|---------|---7-----|---------|-----------|
|------9--|-7-9-----|---------|-----------|
|------7--|-5-7-----|---------|-------8-7-|
u---------|---------|---------|-------6-5-|

Repeat From Figure A chord diagramA augmentedA

[Interlude 1]

|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-------------2---------|-2---------2-------|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-2---3-3-3-|-2---3-3-3-2--8-7--|
|-1-1-1-1-1-1-0---1-1-1-|-0---1-1-1-0--6-5--|

|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-------------2---------|-2---------2-------|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-2---3-3-3-|-2---3-3-3-2--8-7--|
|-1-1-1-1-1-1-0---1-1-1-|-0---1-1-1-0--6-5--|

|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-------------5---------|-------------8-7-3-|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-3---4-4-4-|/6-6-6-6-6-6-6-5-1-|

|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-------------2---------|-2---------2-------|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-2---3-3-3-|-2---3-3-3-2--8-7--|
|-1-1-1-1-1-1-0---1-1-1-|-0---1-1-1-0--6-5--|

|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-------------2---------|-2---------2-------|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-2---3-3-3-|-2---3-3-3-2--8-7--|
|-1-1-1-1-1-1-0---1-1-1-|-0---1-1-1-0--6-5--|

|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-------------2---------|-2---------2-------|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-2---3-3-3-|-2---3-3-3-2--8-7--|
|-1-1-1-1-1-1-0---1-1-1-|-0---1-1-1-0--6-5--|

|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-------------5---------|-------------8-7-3-|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-3---4-4-4-|/6-6-6-6-6-6-6-5-1-|
| [Guitar 2]            |                   |
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|---w/flanger-----------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|--3-^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^-|-5-^^^^^^^-6-5-1---|

[Solo]
                       Harmonics
|----------------|-----12---------------|
|----------------|--x-----12------------|
|----------------|-x---------12---------|
|----------------|(rake)--------12------|
|---------7------|-----------------12---|
|-0--------------|-----------------12---|

|-15-14-13-12-------------------------|-11-10-9-8-----------------------|
|-------------16-15-14-13-------------|-----------12-11-10-9------------|
|-------------------------16-15-14-13-|----------------------12-11-10-9-|
|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------|

|-7-6-5-4-----------------|-------------------------|
|---------8-7-6-5---------|-8-7-6-5-----------------|
|-----------------8-7-6-5-|---------8-7-6-5---------|
|-------------------------|-----------------9-8-7-6-|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|

|-------------------------|--------------P-P--------|
|-------------------------|-------5---5-8-6-5-6-^^^-|
|-------------------4---4-|-7-4-7---7---------------|
|-------5---5-7-5-7---7---|-------------------------|
|-7-5-7---7---------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|

|--H-P---------P-P---P----|--H-P--------------------|
|-5-6-5---5-6-8-6-5-6-5---|-5-6-5---5----P-P---P----|
|-------7---------------7-|-------7---7-7-5-4-5-4---|
|-------------------------|-----------------------7-|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|

|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|--H-P---------P-P---P----|-------------------------|
|-4-5-4---4-5-7-5-4-5-4---|-4-----------------------|
|-------7---------------7-|---7-5-7-5---5-----------|
|-------------------------|-----------7---7-5-7-----|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|

 Partial Mute
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-5-5-5-4-4-4-------------|
|-------5-5-5-4-4-4-7-7-7-|-------------7-7-7-5-5-5-|
|-7-7-7-------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|

|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------4-4-4-5-5-5-7-^^^-|
|-4-4-4-------4-4-4-5-5-5-|-7-7-7-------------------|
|-------7-7-7-------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|

|-15-----16-----17-----18-----|-19-----20-----21-----22----|
|-----14-----15-----16-----17-|-----18-----19----20-----21-|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------|

  (hold)
|-22<(+1)------|---------|--------------|----------|
|--------------|---------|--------------|----------|
|-10-----------|---------|-10-----------|----------|
|-10--10--9--5-|-2-------|-10--10--9--5-|-2--------|
|--8--10--9--5-|-2-------|--8--10--9--5-|-2--------|
|------8--7--3-|-0-------|------8--7--3-|-0--------|

                                         Half Time
|--------------|---------|--------------|----------|-----------|
|--------------|---------|--------------|----------|-----------|
|-10-----------|---------|-10-----------|----------|-----------|
|-10--10--9--5-|-2-------|-10--10--9--5-|-2--------|-3-------4-|
|--8--10--9--5-|-2-------|--8--10--9--5-|-2--------|-3-------4-|
|------8--7--3-|-0-------|------8--7--3-|-0--------|-1-------2-|

[Figure A chord diagramC majorC]
|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-5-------4-------3-------2-------|-1-------0------------------------|
|---0-2-3---0-2-3---0-2-3---0-2-3-|---0-2-3---0-2-3-4-3-2-1-0-1-2-4--|

Repeat Figure A chord diagramC majorC
Repeat Figure A chord diagramC majorC
Repeat Figure A chord diagramC majorC
                     Double Time    hold.......................
|------------------|--------------|----|----|----|----|----|----|--------|
|------------------|-w/flanger----|----|----|----|----|----|----|--------|
|------------------|--------------|----|----|----|----|----|----|--------|
|-6-5-4-3----------|-2------------|----|----|----|----|----|----|--------|
|------------------|-2------------|----|----|----|----|----|----|----8-7-|
|----------4-3-2-1-|-0------------|----|----|----|----|----|----|----6-5-|

Back to Figure A chord diagramA augmentedA and finish song.

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