by Hetfield, Ulrich, Burton, Hammett:

: by Hetfield, Ulrich, Burton, Hammett - "Master of Puppets"










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MIDI







Master of Puppets

by Hetfield, Ulrich, Burton, Hammett


as performed Master of Puppets
tab by Phil Boyle and John Hazen; phil@encycmet.com


1)
D--2----------------------------------------------------------------------
A--2--12-11-10--------------------12-11-10--------------------------------
E--0--10-9--8---0-0-12-0-0-11-0-0-10-9--8--0-0-7-0-0-6-0-0-5-0-4-0-3-0-2-0
                pm..    ...    ...          ...   ...   ...................
intro riff
(this is how they play it but I find it easier on the A string at
the seventh fret for the opening notes)


2)
D----------------------------------                    ---------------2-9
A------2-----3-----4-----3-----2-2-  play 3 times then -5/4--5/4--5/4-2-7
E--0-1---0-1---0-1---0-1---0-1-----                    -3/2--3/2--3/2-0--
pm....   ...   ...   ...   ...


3)
D-----------------------------------------------------------
A---------------------5/7-8/7-5/7--------------------5/7-5/7
E--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--3/5-6/5-3/5--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3/5-3/5
  pm................                 .................
main riff


4)
D---------------------2-4-5/4-2-4---------------------4-4-4-4
A---------------------0-2-3/2-0-2---------------------0-2-0-2
E--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-------
  pm................                 .................
up a step  Taste me you will see...


5)
D--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--9-------7-9------9---------------------------8--
A--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--7-------5-7--7-9--9-10----------10-9---------6-9
E-------------------0-0-0-0-----------------8-8-8-8-8--7-7-7-7-7---7
                  pm.......                ........     .......
                    come crawling faster

6)
D--7-5-4---4---------2--2----3--3
A--9-7-6---6-7-6-----2--2----3--3
E------------8-7-----0--0----1--1
  Obey your Master Master


7a)
D-----------------------5--------4-------2---7-------5-------4
A--2--------4-------5---3--0-0-0-2-0-0-0-0---5-------3-------2
E--0--0-0-0-2-0-0-0-3--------------------------3-3-3---3-3-3--
     pm..........        .....   .....       .....   .....

7b)
D--9-------7-------5--2-2--3-3-----7--5--2-2--3-3
A--7-------5-------3--2-2--3-3--2--5--3--2-2--3-3
E----0-0-0---0-0-0----0-0--1-1--0--------0-0--1-1
     .....   .....    ........           ........
Master of puppets I'm pulling your strings...


8)
e------------------0h2p0---3--------------------------------------
B--------------3---------3-------3---3----------0-------0-------0-
G--------0---2---2-------------0---0---0------2-------2-------2---
D------2---0-----------------------------0---------------0-1------
A----2-----------------------3--------------0-----0-2-------------
E--0-------------------------------------------------------------3
clean


9a)
e-----19-15----17-14---------------17-14----15-12-------------
B--17-------17-------15--15-15-15--------15-------13--13-13-13
G-------------------------------------------------------------

9b)
e--15-12----14-12h14p12-11-------------------11-12-14
B--------13----------------13-12-13-15-13-15---------
G----------------------------------------------------
Distorted, falling riff, presolo lower guitar part


10)
G-----------------3
D-----------2--4--1
A--2--4--5--0--2---
E--0--2--3---------
after the slow solo Kirk plays the clean riff with distortion and
James plays this.


11)
D------------------------------------------------6
A--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-5-4-4-4-5-4-4-4-5-4-4-4-5-4
E--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-3-2-2-2-3-2-2-2-3-2-2-2-3--
pm....................   .....   .............
Distortion "Master Master wheres the things that I've been after"


12a)
G------------------------------------------------------
D----------------2-4-5---------------------------------
A----------2-3-5-------3-3-3-3--3-5-3-2----------------
E--0-2-3-5------------------------------5-3-2-0-0-0-0-0

12b)
G--------------------------------------------------
D----------------2-4-5--2--------------------------
A----------2-3-5--------3-3-5-3-2------------------
E--0-2-3-5------------------------5-3-2-0-0-0-0-0-0


______________________________________________
slow middle solo:
e------------15~~---15-17----19-15-12-----
B--17~~17-19-----19-------19----------13~~
G-----------------------------------------

    ^  ^                             ^
e--------15-14----15-14-------------------------------
B--15-15-------12-------12----------15---------------
G--------------------------12-14-12-14-14-12----12---
D--------------------------------------------14----14


e-------------------------------------------------------------
B-------------------------------------------------------------
G-----12-12h14p12-11----14-12-11--------------------9-10-12-10
D--12----------------12----------10--7-9-10-9-10-12-----------

e--/15-11h12p11------
B---------------12-10.. back into the dual guitar riff.