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Ride the Lightning

Metallica


Ride the Lightning
by Hetfield, Ulrich, Burton and Mustaine
as performed on Ride the Lightning
tab by Phil Boyle; phil@encycmet.com


1)
e--7h8--5h7----------   -------------------
B------------5h7--8p5   -7h8---------------
G--------------------   ------7h9----------
D--------------------   -----------7h9-----
A--------------------   ----------------5h7
E--------------------   -------------------
       guitar 1              guitar 2
intro


2)
D--------------------- four  -5-4
A--7/8-----7/8-------- times -3-2 to verse B 
E--5/6-0-0-5/6-0-0-0-0 then  ----
      pm..     .......
"Guilty as charged..."
verse A


3)
D--4/5-----4/5--------
A--2/3-----2/3--------
E------2-2-----2-2-2-2
      pm..     .......
Who made you...
verse B (verse A up a step)


4)
D-----------2--5 four  ----5-4
A--4--2--4--0--3 times -4--3-2
E--2--0--2------ then  -2-----
right before verse


5)
D--6--5-4--6-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2  play this riff twice, verse B once
A--4--3-2--4-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0  and this one twice more
E---------------------------
Flash before my eyes...


6)
D--9-8-7----5-4-5----------5-------------5
A--7-6-5----3-2-5----------5-------------5
E--------5------3--0-0-0-0-3-0-0-0-0-0-0-3
                pm......   ...........
after 2nd verse


7)
D--5--4--3--2--------3
A--3--2--1--0--3--5--1
E--------------1--3---
Someone help me...(listen to song for timing.)


8)
D---------5--------2-2
A--2------3--------0-0
E--0--0-3----0-2-3----
     pm..    .....
pre-solo


9)
D--2------2-----5-----5-----5-2-2
A--2------2-----3-----3-----5-0-0
E--0--0-0-0-0-0---0-0---0-0-3----
     pm..   ...   ...   ...
mid solo


10)
D--------------------------4-5-4
A--------------------------2-3-2  a couple times then back to riffs 6 and 7
E--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0------
right after solo break (where the solo speeds up)


11)
D-----------2-----5------5------5------5\4-----------2-----3---
A--4--2--4--0--4--3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3\2--4--2--4--0--4--5--2
E--2--0--2-----2----------------------------2--0--2-----2-----0
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