Metallica:

: Metallica - "Don't Tread on Me"










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MIDI







Don't Tread on Me

( "Metallica (The Black Album)")

Metallica

: Hetfield and Ulrich

 Rhy. Fig 1---------------------------------------------------------------|
 12/8 time                                         
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||-2-2-2-----2-2----|-2-2-2-----2-2----|-2-2-2-7-7-7--2/4----------7------|
||-0-0-0-----0-0----|-0-0-0-----0-0----|---------------------5-----0------|

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||-4-4-4-9-9-9-9/11------------------|-7-7-7121212--11------7-----------|
||--------------------10-------------|-----------------------------7----|
||-2-2-2-7-7-7-7/9-----8-----9-------|-5-5-5101010---9------5-----------|
||---------------------------7-------|-----------------------------5----|


                     Rhy. Fig. 2
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||------------------|-------3-----------3-----|-------3-----------------|
||------------------|-2-2-2-1---3-2---2-1---3-|-2-2-2-1---3-2---3/5---3-|
||------------------|-0-0-0-----1-0---0-----1-|-0-0-0-----1-0---1/3---1-|
                                     (end Rhy Fig 2)  w/Rhy Fig 2 (2x)
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||-------3-----------3-----|-------3-----------------|-----------------|
||-2-2-2-1---3-2---2-1---3-|-2-2-2-1---3-2---3/5---3-|-----------------|
||-0-0-0-----1-0---0-----1-|-0-0-0-----1-0---1/3---1-|-----------------|

                   Riff A    w/slide
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||----------------|---------/12-\-11--9-|(9)----/12\11-9-9-|------/12-\-11-9-|
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                    Don't tread on me

        (end Riff A)  Rhy Fig 3
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||(9)----/12\11-9-9-||o-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
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||------------------||--2-2-2----2--2---|-2-2-2----3--3---|-4-4-4----5--5---|
||------------------||--0-0-0----0--0---|-0-0-0----1--1---|-2-2-2----3--3---|
                     Liberty or...

      (end Rhy Fig 3) w/Rhy Fig 2
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||---------------7---|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
||-6-6-6----7--8-5---|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
||-4-4-4----5--6---7-|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
                          Never begins...

                                       w/Rhy Fig 2 (1st 2 bars only)
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                               ...rage.                               Say, 
                                                    Rhy Fig 4
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||-2-222-2-2-2-222-5-2-2-|-2-222-0-2-2-------------|-2---2-2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2-|
||-0-000---0-0-000-3-0-0-|-0-000---0-0-6-0-5-0-3-0-|-0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-|
 don't tread on me                                              So  be  it

                                                        (end Rhy Fig 4)
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||---------------------2---|-8---8---8-8-8---8--8-|---------------2--3-|
||-2---2-2-2-2-2-------0---|-5---5---5-5-5---5--5-|-5---5-----6---0--1-|
||-0---0-0-0-0-0---2-3-----|----------------------|-3---3-----4--------|
            threaten no more        to secure peace               war

 w/Rhy Fig 4 (1st 3 bars only)
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||----------7/9-----|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
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||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-5--5--5-5--5----|
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-3--3--3-3--3----|

                        |--------------------------------------------------
                        |1.
                         w/Rhy Fig 2 & Riff A
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||-2-222-5-2-222-5-2-2-|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
||-0-000-3-0-000-3-0-0-|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

--------------------| |--------------------                 Guitar Solo
                    | |2.                              FINE|w/Rhy Fig 2 (2x)
                    | |                     6/8 time        12/8 time
||------------------||---------------------|---------------|-------------------|
||------------------||---------------------|---------------|tr~~~tr~~~tr~~~tr~~|
||-----------------o||---------------------|---------------|12(0)11(0)12(0)11(0|
||-----------------o||---------------------|---------------|-------------------|
||------------------||-5-555-5---8--5---3--|---------------|-------------------|
||------------------||-3-333-3---6--3---1--|---------------|-------------------|
                                         Don't tread on me!
                                                                         1/2
                                F    F                                     F
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||---------------/12--11-10\|-15^--15^-----15-12--12--|-15-------------------
||-12-(0)-11-(0)------------|-------------------14^---|---12---------H---14^-
||--------------------------|-------------------------|-----14-12--12-14-14^-
||--------------------------|-------------------------|----------14----------
||--------------------------|-------------------------|----------------------

                         1/2                           1/2
                   F       F    F    F           F       F    F    2
----P-----------|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
(14)-12---------|---12---14^-----12-----------|---12---14^------12----------|
(14)-12---------|14^--12-14^--14^--14^-12~~~~~|14^--14-14^--14^--14^-12~~~~~|
---------14~~~~~|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
----------------|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
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       F      H P P       H P P    P           H P
||---15^--15141514121412------------------------------|----------------------
||----------------------14151412-1412\1012------------|14-12---14-12---14-12-
||----------------------------------------14-121412---|14-12---14-12---14-12-
||--------------------------------------------------14|-----14------14-------
||----------------------------------------------------|----------------------
||----------------------------------------------------|----------------------

               P                                                     
------------|1712-12-12------------------------------------|----------------
------------|----------17-12-12-12-----P-------------------|----------------
------------|---------------------12-1712121212----P-------|----------------
-14-14~~~~~~|----------------------------------121712121212|-----------H----
------------|----------------------------------------------|12-17-12\1012-10
------------|----------------------------------------------|----------------

                        H P  ph   P   p h      P  ph     H P
----------------------|-------------------------------------------------|
----------------------|-----------------------------------------13------|
------------12--------|9129-----1310------11-129-------101310---13---14-|
---------------14~~~~\|----10910----111011------1091010------11---------|
---10--12/14----------|-------------------------------------------------|
-12-------------------|-------------------------------------------------|
                                                          H      F     F
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||-16-14----16-14----17-15----17-15----|---19----17-----1517---16^---17^--|
||-16-14----16-14----17-15----17-15----|16----19--------------------------|
||-------16-------16-------17-------17-|----------------------------------|
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     F
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||------------------|-2-222-5-2-2---222-5-2-2-|-2-222-0-2-2--P-----P----|
||------------------|-0-000-3-0-0-0-000-3-0-0-|-0-000---0-0-6-0-0-5-0-0-|

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||-------------------------|-------2-----------------|-----------------------|
||-2-222-5-2-2-2-222-5-2-2-|-2-222-0-2-2------P---P--|-2-222-5-2-2-2-222-5-22|
||-0-000-3-0-0-0-000-3-0-0-|-0-000---0-0-6-0-5-0-3-0-|-0-000-3-0-0-0-000-3-00|

 Chorus
 w/Rhy Fig 4 
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          So be it        threaten...     to secure peace          ...war

 w/Rhy Fig 3      F             1/2  F
||------------------|-----------------|---H----------------|
||-----------F------|-----------17^15^|-1517----\-14-12-12-|
||-12---\----|\-----|-----------------|-----------14-12-12-|
||-12---\---14--12^-|(12)-------------|--------------------|
||------------------|-----------------|--------------------|
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      Liberty or...

   1/2  1/2   1/2
     F    F     F          D.S. (take 2nd ending) al Fine
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||------------------------|-----------------|   ^^^
||-14^--14^---14^---12-\--|-------------9---|   What this means is go back to 
||-14^--14^---14^---12-\--|---------7/9-----|   the repeat, take 2nd ending
||------------------------|-----------------|   again, and then stop at Fine.
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                   tail.          So be it,