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Disposable Heroes by Metallica

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Boy this took ages.. so here is Disposable Heroes minus the solo:
I think this is a great song, as fast as Metallica get.. good lyrics too

DISPOSABLE HEROES
-----------------


intro: (in 6/4 time)

Chord diagramE MajorE|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Chord diagramBB|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Chord diagramG+G|o------------------------|-------------------------|
Chord diagramD MajorD|o------------4---5---4---|-------------5---7---4---|
Chord diagramA augmentedA|-------------4---5---4---|-------------5---7---4---|
Chord diagramE MajorE|-0-0-0-0-0-0-2---3---2---|-0-0-0-0-0-0-3---5---2---|
   PM---------|              PM---------|

Chord diagramE MajorE|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Chord diagramBB|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Chord diagramG+G|-------------------------|-------------------9----o|
Chord diagramD MajorD|-------------4---5---4---|-------------------9----o|     X lots
Chord diagramA augmentedA|-------------4---5---4---|-------------------7-----|
Chord diagramE MajorE|-0-0-0-0-0-0-2---3---2---|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------|
   PM---------|              PM---------------|
lead over intro:

  with wah-wah
Chord diagramE MajorE|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Chord diagramBB|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Chord diagramG+G|o9-----------11--12--11--|-9-----------12--14--11--|
Chord diagramD MajorD|o9-----------11--12--11--|-9-----------12--14--11--|
Chord diagramA augmentedA|-7-----------9---10--9---|-7-----------10--12--9---|
Chord diagramE MajorE|-------------------------|-------------------------|

			    ________________________  _________________________
			    | 1.                      | 2.
Chord diagramE MajorE|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Chord diagramBB|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Chord diagramG+G|-9-----------11--12--11--|-9---------------12-----o|-9-----------------9-----|
Chord diagramD MajorD|-9-----------11--12--11--|-9---------------12-----o|-9-----------------9-----|
Chord diagramA augmentedA|-7-----------9---10--9---|-7---------------10------|-7-----------------7-----|
Chord diagramE MajorE|-------------------------|-------------------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------|


next bit: (in 4/4 time)

Chord diagramE MajorE|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Chord diagramBB|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Chord diagramG+G|o--------------------------------|--------------------------------o| X lots
Chord diagramD MajorD|o--------------------------------|--------------------------------o|
Chord diagramA augmentedA|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Chord diagramE MajorE|-0---0-0-0---0---0---0---0-0-0-0-|-0---0-0-0---0---0---0---0-0-0-0-|

lead over "next bit" (wah off)
Chord diagramE MajorE|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Chord diagramBB|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Chord diagramG+G|o-12-----------------------------|-(12)-------------------------14-|
Chord diagramD MajorD|o-12-----------------------------|-(12)-------------------------14-|
Chord diagramA augmentedA|--10-----------------------------|-(10)-------------------------12-|
Chord diagramE MajorE|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

Chord diagramE MajorE|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Chord diagramBB|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Chord diagramG+G|-\11-----------------------------|-(11)-------------------------14-|
Chord diagramD MajorD|-\11-----------------------------|-(11)-------------------------14-|
Chord diagramA augmentedA|-\9------------------------------|-(9)--------------------------12-|
Chord diagramE MajorE|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
   ^slide

Chord diagramE MajorE|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Chord diagramBB|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Chord diagramG+G|-\10-----------------------------|-(10)-------------------------12-|
Chord diagramD MajorD|-\10-----------------------------|-(10)-------------------------12-|
Chord diagramA augmentedA|-\8------------------------------|-(8)--------------------------10-|
Chord diagramE MajorE|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
   ^slide

Chord diagramE MajorE|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Chord diagramBB|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Chord diagramG+G|-\9------------------------------|-(9)----------------------------o|
Chord diagramD MajorD|-\9------------------------------|-(9)----------------------------o|
Chord diagramA augmentedA|-\7------------------------------|-(7)-----------------------------|
Chord diagramE MajorE|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
   ^slide

  faster:
Chord diagramE MajorE|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Chord diagramBB|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Chord diagramG+G|o--------------------------------|--------------------------------o| X 3
Chord diagramD MajorD|o6-------------------------------|-6------------------------------o|
Chord diagramA augmentedA|-4---4-4-4-4-4-4-4---4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4---4-4-4-4-4-4-4---4-4-4-4-4-4-|
Chord diagramE MajorE|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
   >   PM---------|>   PM---------|  >   PM---------|>   PM---------|

Chord diagramE MajorE|---------------------------------|--------------------------|
Chord diagramBB|---------------------------------|--------------------------|
Chord diagramG+G|---------------------------------|--------------7---6---4---|
Chord diagramD MajorD|---------------------------------|--5---4---2---7---6---4---|
Chord diagramA augmentedA|-0---10-^9--^0---9--^7-----------|--5---4---2---5---4---2---|
Chord diagramE MajorE|-------------------------10--9---|--3---2---0---------------|
   PM     p   p       p    PM-----|   \---3---/   \---3---/

play "next bit" again 4 times then into verses
the verses are all played solely in the 6th string in
the same rhythm as "next bit"

1 Bodies  fill  the ......
2 Barking    of    machine .......
3 Life  planned  out  before.....
Chord diagramE MajorE|0--0-0-0--0--0--0--0-0-0-0-|0--0-0-0--0--0--0-0-0-0-|

  hungry   heroes ....
  nothing   to  ......
  nothing  could .....
Chord diagramE MajorE|3--3-3-3--3--3--3--3-3-3-3-|2--2-2-2--2--2--2-2-2-2-|

  No one   to   play   .....
  Sounding   of   the   .......
  Had   no   chance   to   .......
Chord diagramE MajorE|0--0-0-0--0--0--0--0-0-0-0-|0--0-0-0--0--0--0-0-0-0-|

  no one   to   .....
  used   to   it  ......
  moulded   day   ......
Chord diagramE MajorE|3--3-3-3--3--3--3--3-3-3-3-|7--7-7-7--7--7--7-7-7-7-|

the second half of each verse follows the same pattern

Running blind .....
bred to kill ......
Victim of ......
a servant ......

riff B:
      Soldier       boy,                ....
   Chord diagramE MajorE|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
 4 Chord diagramBB|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
 - Chord diagramG+G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
 4 Chord diagramD MajorD|-6-------------------------------|-6-------------------------------|
   Chord diagramA augmentedA|-4---4-4-4-4-4-4-4---4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4---4-4-4-4-4-4-4---4-4-4-4-4-4-|
   Chord diagramE MajorE|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
      >   PM---------|>   PM---------|  >   PM---------|>   PM---------|

   Chord diagramE MajorE|-------------------------|-------------------------|
 3 Chord diagramBB|-------------------------|-------------------------|
 - Chord diagramG+G|-------------------------|-------------------------|
 4 Chord diagramD MajorD|-4-----------------------|-2-----------------------|
   Chord diagramA augmentedA|-2---2-2-2-2-2-2-2---2-2-|-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-|
   Chord diagramE MajorE|-------------------------|-------------------------|
      >   PM---------|>   PM-|  >   PM---------|>   PM-|

with riff B:

   Chord diagramE MajorE|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
 4 Chord diagramBB|---------------------------------|------------o-/------------------|
 - Chord diagramG+G|--4-----(4)---^5^4\2---(2)-/-4^5-|-------------/-------------------|
 4 Chord diagramD MajorD|---------------------------------|------------/-o------------------|
   Chord diagramA augmentedA|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
   Chord diagramE MajorE|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
                   h p sl       sl h


   Chord diagramE MajorE|-------------------------|-------------------------|
 3 Chord diagramBB|-------------------------|-------------------------|
 - Chord diagramG+G|--4-----(4)---^5^4\2-----|--4^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^-----|
 4 Chord diagramD MajorD|-------------------------|-------------------------|
   Chord diagramA augmentedA|-------------------------|-------------------------|
   Chord diagramE MajorE|-------------------------|-------------------------|
                   h p sl         vibrato
                                  simultaneously depress trem
                                  bar 1/2 step

                                   _________________________________
                                   | This bar third time only        |
   /----3----\                     | /----3----\
Chord diagramE MajorE|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Chord diagramBB|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Chord diagramG+G|-4----3----4-----5-----4---------|-6----5----6-----7-----8---------|
Chord diagramD MajorD|-4----3----4-----5-----4---------|-6----5----6-----7-----8---------|
Chord diagramA augmentedA|-2----1----2-----3-----2---------|-4----3----4-----5-----6---------|
Chord diagramE MajorE|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

  rhythm fig 1
Chord diagramE MajorE|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Chord diagramBB|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Chord diagramG+G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Chord diagramD MajorD|-----------------------------5---|-(5)----------------------8----4-|
Chord diagramA augmentedA|-----------------------------5---|-(5)----------------------8----4-|
Chord diagramE MajorE|-0---0-0-0---0---0---0---0---3---|-(3)----------------------6----2-|
   PM-------------------------|

Chord diagramE MajorE|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Chord diagramBB|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Chord diagramG+G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Chord diagramD MajorD|-(4)----------------------7----3-|-(3)----------------------5------|
Chord diagramA augmentedA|-(4)----------------------7----3-|-(3)----------------------5------|
Chord diagramE MajorE|-(2)----------------------5----1-|-(1)----------------------3------|


then with rhythm fig 1
Back to the front...
Back to the front.....
Back to the front...
(then some palm muted open E-string strumming)


after second verse:
rhythm figure 2

Chord diagramE MajorE|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Chord diagramBB|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Chord diagramG+G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Chord diagramD MajorD|2---------------|----------------|2---------------|----------------| X 2
Chord diagramA augmentedA|2-------5^7-----|5-------4^7-----|2-------5^7-----|5-------4^7-2---|
Chord diagramE MajorE|0---0-0-0---0-0-|0---0-0-0---0-0-|0---0-0-0---0-0-|0---0-0-0---0---|

then with rhythm figure 2:
Why...  am I dying?   Kill...  have no ....
Lie...  live off lying.  Hell...  hell is ..

then a big solo mostly played over Chord diagramE5E5 with occaisionally a Chord diagramC5C5 and maybe a Chord diagramD5D5

then with rhythm figure 2 again:
Why...  am I dying?   Kill...  have no ...
Lie...  live off lying.  Hell...  hell ....
			 I was born for dying....
Chord diagramE MajorE|0--0-0-0--0--0--0--0-|-0-------------|------------|3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-..|


the rest is just mostly bits an pieces of what is tabbed above
you can work them out

seeya
 eric


h	hammer
p	pull off
PM 	Palm Mute
>	accented note
(4)	note still ringing
/  \    slide

Other versions of Disposable Heroes

Alternative guitar chords and tabs for Disposable heroes (Ver. 2) by Metallica

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Disposable heroes (Ver. 2)Solo

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