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Enter Sandman by Metallica

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Enter Sandman - Metallica

[intro]
-------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------- repeat 4 times
---------5----------------------5----------------
------7--------------7-------7--------------7----
---0--------6--5----------0--------6--5----------

[destortion]

Chord diagramE5E5 / / Chord diagramF5F5 Chord diagramE5E5 / / Chord diagramF5F5 Chord diagramE5E5 / / Chord diagramF5F5       repeat several times

Chord diagramE5E5 / / Chord diagramF5F5 Chord diagramE5E5 / / Chord diagramA#5A#5 Chord diagramE5E5 / / Chord diagramF5F5       repeat several times
Chord diagramE5E5 / / Chord diagramA#5A#5 Chord diagramA5A5     Chord diagramE5E5 / / Chord diagramA#5A#5 Chord diagramA5A5

Chord diagramE5E5 / / Chord diagramA#5A#5 Chord diagramA5A5     Chord diagramG5G5 E! Chord diagramF#5F#5 E! Chord diagramF#5F#5 Chord diagramG5G5 Chord diagramF#5F#5

Note : E! is just an open Chord diagramE MajorE played on the lower Chord diagramE MajorE string
or you can play it like this

---3--0--2--0--2--3--2--0---------


[end intro]
[couplet]

Chord diagramE5E5 / / / / / / Chord diagramF5F5 Chord diagramE5E5 / / / / / / Chord diagramF5F5
Chord diagramE5E5 / / / / / / Chord diagramG5G5 E! Chord diagramF#5F#5 E! Chord diagramF#5F#5 Chord diagramG5G5 Chord diagramF#5F#5

Chord diagramE5E5 / / / / / / Chord diagramF5F5 Chord diagramE5E5 / / / / / / Chord diagramF5F5
Chord diagramE5E5 / / / / / / Chord diagramG5G5 E! Chord diagramF#5F#5 E! Chord diagramF#5F#5 Chord diagramG5G5 Chord diagramF#5F#5


-------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------
---------2----------------------2----------------
------4--------------4-------4-------------4-----
------------3--2-------------------3--2----------
---2----------------------2----------------------


-------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------
---------2---------------------------------------
------4--------------4---------------------------
------------3--2---------------------------------
---2--------------------------0------------------

-------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------
---------2---------------------------------------
------4--------------4---------------------------
------------3--2---------------------------------
---2--------------------------0------------------

-------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------
---5-----4-----4--5--4--2------------------------
---5-----4-----4--5--4--2------------------------
---3--0--2--0--2--3--2--0------------------------

Chord diagramE5E5 / / Chord diagramA#5A#5 Chord diagramA5A5     Chord diagramE5E5 / / Chord diagramA#5A#5 Chord diagramA5A5

Chord diagramE5E5 / / Chord diagramA#5A#5 Chord diagramA5A5     Chord diagramG5G5 E! Chord diagramF#5F#5 E! Chord diagramF#5F#5 Chord diagramG5G5 Chord diagramF#5F#5

Chord diagramE5E5 / / Chord diagramA#5A#5 Chord diagramA5A5     Chord diagramE5E5 / / Chord diagramA#5A#5 Chord diagramA5A5

Chord diagramE5E5 / / Chord diagramA#5A#5 Chord diagramA5A5     Chord diagramG5G5 E! Chord diagramF#5F#5 E! Chord diagramF#5F#5 Chord diagramG5G5 Chord diagramF#5F#5
           ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Solo while playing ^^^^ :

------------------------------------B--15S\\\------
-12----------------P--------------14B--15S\\\------
-12--------12-14-14-12----12-14---14---------------
--------14-------------14--------------------------
---------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------

note : P := 14 pull off 12
    Chord diagramBB := use your tremelo to bend them both slowly up
    S := slowly slide both down.
-------------
Other version:


Intro:  (Play 12 times)
======

1|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
2|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
3|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
4|------------5--------------------------------------------------------------
5|--------7---------------7--------------------------------------------------
6|----0-----------6---5------------------------------------------------------


Rhythm Fill 1:
==============

  Chord diagramE5E5

	PM------------------|  sl  PM----------------------| sl

1|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
2|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
3|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
4|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
5|--2---------------------------/7------------------------------/7-----------
6|--0---0---0---0---0---0---0--------0---0---0---0---0---0---0---------------

				   |-------------3x------------|


			   Chord diagramF5F5 Chord diagramE5E5               *F5 Chord diagramE5E5

  PM--|     PM------|  P   PM--|        PM--|   P

1|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
2|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
3|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
4|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
5|----------7------------------3\2-------------7-------------------3\2-------
6|--0---0------6---0---0---0---1\0-----0---0-------6---5---0---0---1\0-------

  |-------------4x-------------|   |--------------8x-------------|

		 When playing the F5-E5 pulloffs, the Chord diagramE5E5 is not strummed.
			 * Skip the F5-E5 pulloff on the 8th repetition.


Rhythm Fill 2:
==============

  Chord diagramE5E5            Chord diagramG5G5 Chord diagramE5E5 Chord diagramG5G5 Chord diagramE5E5 Chord diagramF#5F#5 Chord diagramG5G5 Chord diagramF#5F#5

	   sl    V     PM------------------|

1|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
2|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
3|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
4|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
5|--2---2----/7--------------5-------5-------4---5---4-----------------------
6|--0---0---------6---5------3---0---3---0---2---3---2-----------------------

  |-------3x--------|

(Repeat Rhythm Fill 2 once)






Rhythm Fill 3:
==============

  Chord diagramE5E5             Chord diagramF5F5 Chord diagramE5E5               Chord diagramF5F5 Chord diagramE5E5

	PM------------------|   P  PM-----------------------|  P

1|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
2|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
3|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
4|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
5|--2----------------------------3\2-------------------------------3\2-------
6|--0---0---0---0---0---0---0----1\0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---1\0-------


  Chord diagramE5E5               Chord diagramG5G5 Chord diagramE5E5 Chord diagramG5G5 Chord diagramE5E5 Chord diagramF#5F#5 Chord diagramG5G5 Chord diagramF#5F#5


  PM----------------------|     PM-----------|

1|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
2|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
3|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
4|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
5|---------------------------------5-------5-------4---5---4-----------------
6|--0---0---0---0---0---0---0------3---0---3---0---2---3---2-----------------


Say your prayers.......
Don’t forget.........
To include ........

(Repeat Rhythm Fill 3 once)

Tuck you in.......
Keep you free .........
Till the sandman ......


Bridge:
=======

			 Chord diagramF#5F#5         Chord diagramE5E5 Chord diagramF5F5 Chord diagramF#5F#5

			  PM--------------------------|

1|---------------------|-----------------------------------------------------
2|---------------------|-----------------------------------------------------
3|---------2-----------|-----------------------------------------------------
4|-----4---------------|-----------------------------------------------------
5|-------------3---2---|---4---4---4---4---4---2---3---4---------------------
6|--2------------------|---2---2---2---2---2---0---1---2---------------------

  |------3x------|


Sleep with one.......
Gripping your ........


Chorus Fill:
============

 Chord diagramF#5F#5 Chord diagramC5C5 Chord diagramB5B5  Chord diagramF#5F#5 Chord diagramC5C5 Chord diagramB5B5  Chord diagramF#5F#5 Chord diagramC5C5 Chord diagramB5B5 Chord diagramE5E5

						 PM-----------|

1|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
2|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
3|----------------------------------------------------------------2----------
4|------5---4---------5---4---------5---4---------5---2---5---2-------2------
5|--4---3---2-----4---3---2-----4---3---2----2-------------------------------
6|--2-------------2-------------2------------0-------------------------------


Exit light
Enter night


 Chord diagramF#5F#5 Chord diagramC5C5 Chord diagramB5B5  Chord diagramE5E5              Chord diagramG5G5       Chord diagramF5F5 Chord diagramG5G5

		   PM----------|      PM----------|

1|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
2|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
3|------------------------------------2--------------------------------------
4|------5---4---------5---2---5---2-------2----------------------------------
5|--4---3---2-----2----------------------------5-------5-------4---5---5-----
6|--2-------------0----------------------------3---0---3---0---2---3---3-----


Take my hand
We’re off to never.......


(Repeat Rhythm Fill 2 twice)

Something’s wrong..........
Heavy thoughts ........
And they aren’t ..........
Dreams of War...........
Dreams of dragon’s .....
And of things ...........

(Repeat Bridge)

Sleep with .............
Gripping you ...........

(Repeat Chorus Fill)

Exit ....
Enter .....
Take my .....
Off to never-......

Solo
	 N.C.     Chord diagramE5E5        N.C.         Chord diagramE5E5
	    1/4
e:----------------------------|-------------------------------------|
B:-15-15-15-12-----12---------|------12-12----15b(17)-15b(17)-(15)/-|
G:-------------14b----14b(16)-|-(14)-------14-----------------------|
D:----------------------------|-------------------------------------|
A:----------------------------|-------------------------------------|
E:----------------------------|-------------------------------------|


	    N.C.             Chord diagramG5G5

e:-------------------------------------------------|
B:-------------------------------------------------|
G:-12/14-14-14-14\12-12-12-12/14-14-14-14\12-12-12-|
D:-------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------|


	  Chord diagramF#5F#5      Chord diagramG5G5 Chord diagramF#5F#5 Chord diagramE5E5
			   ~~~~~~
e:-------------------------------------|
B:-------------------------------------|
G:-14p12-------------------------------|
D:-------14-14p12----------------------|
A:----------------14-14p12/10----------|
E:----------------------------12-(12)/-|


		  N.C.                     Chord diagramE5E5

e:---------12-12-12---------12-12-12---------12-12-12---------12-12-12-|
B:-15b(17)----------15b(17)----------15b(17)----------15b(17)----------|
G:---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D:---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:---------------------------------------------------------------------|


		  N.C.                Chord diagramE5E5

e:---------12-12-12h15p12-12h15p12-12h15p12-12-15-12-12-14-14-|
B:-15b(17)----------------------------------------------------|
G:------------------------------------------------------------|
D:------------------------------------------------------------|
A:------------------------------------------------------------|
E:------------------------------------------------------------|


	   N.C.              Chord diagramG5G5

e:-17p14----17p14----17p14-19p15----19p15----19p15-|
B:-------15-------15-------------17-------17-------|
G:-------------------------------------------------|
D:-------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------|


						   Half-Time Feel
	   Chord diagramF#5F#5         Chord diagramG5G5 Chord diagramF#5F#5  N.C.
			   ~~~~~~~~~~
e:-21p17----21p17----21p17----22b(24)-(22)/--------|------------------|
B:-------17-------17-------17---------------9b(10)-|-(9)---9b(10)---9-|
G:------------------------------------------9b(11)-|-(9)---9b(11)---9-|
D:-------------------------------------------------|------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------|------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------|------------------|



		   ~~~~~      ~~~~~~~~
e:-----------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B:-9b(10)--9b(10)-----------------10-|-(10)----10-8-7---7/8\7---7---------|
G:-9b(11)--9b(11)--7--9--------7-----|----------------9-------9---9-7---7-|
D:------------------------7h9--------|--------------------------------9---|
A:-----------------------------------|------------------------------------|
E:-----------------------------------|------------------------------------|


		   End HTF
				 Chord diagramF#5F#5        Chord diagramB5B5      Chord diagramF#5F#5
							  ~~~~~
e:-----------------------------|---------------------------------------|
B:-----------------------------|---------------------------------------|
G:-9p7-------------------------|-16b(18)-14-----14-16b(18)--14------14-|
D:-----9p7---7-9-7-------------|------------16------------------16-----|
A:---------9-------9-6-7-------|---------------------------------------|
E:-----------------------10-7\-|---------------------------------------|


		   Chord diagramB5B5      Chord diagramF#5F#5

e:--------------------------------------|
B:--------------------------------------|
G:-16b(18)-14----14-16b(18)-14-------14-|
D:------------16---------------16-16----|
A:--------------------------------------|
E:--------------------------------------|


				 Chord diagramB5B5    Chord diagramE5E5    Grad. Trem.
						   Release
e:------------------------------------------------|------------|
B:---------17---------17---------------17---------|------------|
G:-16b(18)----16b(18)----16b(18)----------16b(18)-|-(16)-------|
D:------------------------------------------------|------------|
A:------------------------------------------------|------------|
E:------------------------------------------------|------------|


  Chord diagramF#5F#5            Chord diagramB5B5        Chord diagramE5E5

e:-21p17----21p17----21p17----21p17----21p17----21p17----|
B:-------17-------17-------17-------17-------17-------17-|
G:-------------------------------------------------------|
D:-------------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------|



				 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
e:-22b(24)--22-22--22b(24)--22-22-22b(24)-------(22)\-|
B:----------------------------------------------------|
G:----------------------------------------------------|
D:----------------------------------------------------|
A:----------------------------------------------------|
E:----------------------------------------------------|


  Chord diagramE5E5
					~~~~trem~~~~
e:-----------------------------|-------------------------|
B:-10p8p7----------------------|-------------------------|
G:--------9-9p7----------------|-------------------------|
D:--------------9-9p7-5--7b(9)-|-5-----------------------|
A:-----------------------------|----7---(7)----------5h7-|
E:-----------------------------|-------------------------|



    ~~~~~~~trem~~~~~~~
e:--------------------------|
B:--------------------------|
G:--------------------------|
D:--------------------------|
A:-4---(4)----------------0-|
E:--------------------------|

(Repeat Rhythm Fill 2 twice)
(Repeat Bridge)
(Repeat Chorus Fill)
(Repeat Intro 8 times)

Now I lay me .....
Pray the lord my ......
If I die before ......
Pray the lord ...............

(Repeat Bridge, 1st measure only, 6 times)

Hush little baby................
And never mind ............
It’s just the ............
In your closet..................

(Repeat Chorus Fill twice)

Exit ......
Enter ........
Take my .....
Off to never...............

(Repeat Rhythm Fill 2 twice)

BOOM!

(Repeat Rhythm Fill 2 4 times)


Outro:
======

  Chord diagramE5E5             Chord diagramF5F5 Chord diagramE5E5              Chord diagramF5F5 Chord diagramE5E5

	PM       PM--|  P  PM---------------------|  P

1|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
2|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
3|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
4|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
5|--2-------7-------------------3\2-----------7------------------3\2---------
6|--0---0-------6---5---0---0---1\0---0---0------6---5---0---0---1\0---------

				   |-------------3x-------------|


			   Chord diagramF5F5 Chord diagramE5E5

  PM--|     PM------|  P   PM--------------------------|
1|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
2|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
3|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
4|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
5|----------7------------------3\2-------------7-----------------------------
6|--0---0------6---0---0---0---1\0-----0---0-------0---0---0---0---0---------

  |------------4x--------------|   |------------4x-------------|



  PM------------------------------|

1|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
2|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
3|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
4|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
5|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
6|--0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0----------------------------------------

  |--- Repeat while fading out ---|


--
  Struggling to come to terms with | This message brought to you by the
  This God-awful life that I live | amazing [email protected]
  Stumbling, but still I try    |____________________ Deliberate
  To get out from under your grip (Anthrax - Invisible) |  Gap

-----------------------------------
"Enter Sandman" (solo) by Metallica
-----------------------------------


     N.C.     Chord diagramE5E5        N.C.         Chord diagramE5E5
        1/4
e:----------------------------|-------------------------------------|
B:-15-15-15-12-----12---------|------12-12----15b(17)-15b(17)-(15)/-|
G:-------------14b----14b(16)-|-(14)-------14-----------------------|
D:----------------------------|-------------------------------------|
A:----------------------------|-------------------------------------|
E:----------------------------|-------------------------------------|


        N.C.             Chord diagramG5G5

e:-------------------------------------------------|
B:-------------------------------------------------|
G:-12/14-14-14-14\12-12-12-12/14-14-14-14\12-12-12-|
D:-------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------|


      Chord diagramF#5F#5      Chord diagramG5G5 Chord diagramF#5F#5 Chord diagramE5E5
               ~~~~~~
e:-------------------------------------|
B:-------------------------------------|
G:-14p12-------------------------------|
D:-------14-14p12----------------------|
A:----------------14-14p12/10----------|
E:----------------------------12-(12)/-|


          N.C.                     Chord diagramE5E5

e:---------12-12-12---------12-12-12---------12-12-12---------12-12-12-|
B:-15b(17)----------15b(17)----------15b(17)----------15b(17)----------|
G:---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D:---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:---------------------------------------------------------------------|


          N.C.                Chord diagramE5E5

e:---------12-12-12h15p12-12h15p12-12h15p12-12-15-12-12-14-14-|
B:-15b(17)----------------------------------------------------|
G:------------------------------------------------------------|
D:------------------------------------------------------------|
A:------------------------------------------------------------|
E:------------------------------------------------------------|


       N.C.              Chord diagramG5G5

e:-17p14----17p14----17p14-19p15----19p15----19p15-|
B:-------15-------15-------------17-------17-------|
G:-------------------------------------------------|
D:-------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------|


                           Half-Time Feel
       Chord diagramF#5F#5         Chord diagramG5G5 Chord diagramF#5F#5  N.C.
               ~~~~~~~~~~
e:-21p17----21p17----21p17----22b(24)-(22)/--------|------------------|
B:-------17-------17-------17---------------9b(10)-|-(9)---9b(10)---9-|
G:------------------------------------------9b(11)-|-(9)---9b(11)---9-|
D:-------------------------------------------------|------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------|------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------|------------------|



           ~~~~~      ~~~~~~~~
e:-----------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B:-9b(10)--9b(10)-----------------10-|-(10)----10-8-7---7/8\7---7---------|
G:-9b(11)--9b(11)--7--9--------7-----|----------------9-------9---9-7---7-|
D:------------------------7h9--------|--------------------------------9---|
A:-----------------------------------|------------------------------------|
E:-----------------------------------|------------------------------------|


           End HTF
                 Chord diagramF#5F#5        Chord diagramB5B5      Chord diagramF#5F#5
                              ~~~~~
e:-----------------------------|---------------------------------------|
B:-----------------------------|---------------------------------------|
G:-9p7-------------------------|-16b(18)-14-----14-16b(18)--14------14-|
D:-----9p7---7-9-7-------------|------------16------------------16-----|
A:---------9-------9-6-7-------|---------------------------------------|
E:-----------------------10-7\-|---------------------------------------|


           Chord diagramB5B5      Chord diagramF#5F#5

e:--------------------------------------|
B:--------------------------------------|
G:-16b(18)-14----14-16b(18)-14-------14-|
D:------------16---------------16-16----|
A:--------------------------------------|
E:--------------------------------------|


                 Chord diagramB5B5    Chord diagramE5E5    Grad. Trem.
                           Release
e:------------------------------------------------|------------|
B:---------17---------17---------------17---------|------------|
G:-16b(18)----16b(18)----16b(18)----------16b(18)-|-(16)-------|
D:------------------------------------------------|------------|
A:------------------------------------------------|------------|
E:------------------------------------------------|------------|


  Chord diagramF#5F#5            Chord diagramB5B5        Chord diagramE5E5

e:-21p17----21p17----21p17----21p17----21p17----21p17----|
B:-------17-------17-------17-------17-------17-------17-|
G:-------------------------------------------------------|
D:-------------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------|



                 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
e:-22b(24)--22-22--22b(24)--22-22-22b(24)-------(22)\-|
B:----------------------------------------------------|
G:----------------------------------------------------|
D:----------------------------------------------------|
A:----------------------------------------------------|
E:----------------------------------------------------|


  Chord diagramE5E5
                    ~~~~trem~~~~
e:-----------------------------|-------------------------|
B:-10p8p7----------------------|-------------------------|
G:--------9-9p7----------------|-------------------------|
D:--------------9-9p7-5--7b(9)-|-5-----------------------|
A:-----------------------------|----7---(7)----------5h7-|
E:-----------------------------|-------------------------|



    ~~~~~~~trem~~~~~~~
e:--------------------------|
B:--------------------------|
G:--------------------------|
D:--------------------------|
A:-4---(4)----------------0-|
E:--------------------------|

Enter Sandman tab

Metallica tabs for Enter sandman This is a classic heavy metal song by Metallica from their fifth studio album, The Black Album. The opening riff, played by lead guitarist Kirk Hammett, is one of the most iconic in rock history - it’s a series of palm-muted power chords with a descending melody.

Hammett’s guitar style is known for his emphasis on melody and emotion, often incorporating elements of blues and jazz into his metal playing. When playing "Enter Sandman," it’s important to get the rhythm and timing of the riff just right, making it a fun challenge for guitarists of all levels.

Other versions of Enter Sandman

Alternative guitar chords and tabs for Enter Sandman by Metallica

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