King Nothing

Metallica


Song: King Nothing Album/Track: Load/Track Artist: Metallica Transcribed by: Aaron Mangel
This version of King Nothing is as Metallica played it in the studio in sections, there can be up to 6 guitars playing at a time, this just gives it a deeper, fuller sound.
Tempo=120
Intro
Fill 1 (Gtr. 1) Fade in Use Distortion and *Octaver end Fill 1 1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-17~~~~-17~~~~-17~~~~-17~~~~-|----------------------------| 3|-----------------------------|--------*--/----------------| Play 5x 4|-----------------------------|----------/-----------------| 5|-----------------------------|---------/--*---------------| 6|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
*Octaver doubles an octave below
w/Fill 1 (5x) Full 1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------|------------------------15b-| 3|-----------------------------|------------------------14b-| 4|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 6|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
Full 1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|r15--------15b---------------|----------------------------| 3|r14--------14b---------------|----------------------------| 4|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 5|-----------------------------|-----------------------X--X-| 6|-----------------------------|-----------------------X--X-|
Full Full 1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 3|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 4|-----------------------------|---------7B----(7)b---------| 5|-7/--------------------------|----------------------------| 6|-7/--------------------------|----------------------------|
Release bend to 1/2 1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 3|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 4|--(7)---------------(7)\-----|----------------------------| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 6|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
1/4 1/4 |-Let Ring-| 1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 3|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 4|----------------5b-----------|------5b-------8---7--------| 5|--5--6--7---/7-----7---------|---/7----7\-----------------| 6|--0--0--0--0-----------------|-0----------/6---5----------|
Rhy. Fig. 1 (w/Fill 1)
1/4 1/4 |-Let Ring-| (end fig.1) 1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 3|*----------------------------|---------------------------*| Play 3x 4|*------------------5b--------|------5b-------8---7-------*| 5|-----5--6--7---/7-----7------|---/7----7\-----------------| 6|-0---0--0--0--0--------------|-0----------/6---5----------|
1/4 1/4 |-Let Ring-| 1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 3|*----------------------------|---------------------------*| Play 3x 4|*------------------5b--------|------5b-------8---7-------*| 5|-----5--6--7---/7-----7------|---/7----7\-----------------| 6|-0---0--0--0--0--------------|-0----------/6---5----------|
(w/Rhy. Fig. 1) 1/4 1/4 1|-----------------------------|----------------------------------| 2|-12--12b--------12--12b------|----------------------------------| 3|-12--12b--------12--12b------|----1214p12--1214p12--1214p12-----| 4|---------14~~~----------14~~~|(14)-------14-------14-------14---| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------------| 6|-----------------------------|----------------------------------|
Rhy. Fig. 2
1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 3|*----------------------------|--------*--/----------------| 4|*----------------------------|----------/-----------------| 5|--X--2--5--2------8--7-------|---------/--*---------------| 6|--X--0--3--0--/6--6--5--0----|----------------------------| Wish I may, Wish I might, have this wish I wish tonight end rhy fig 2 1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 3|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 4|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 5|--X--2--5--2------8--7-------|--X--2--5--2------8--7--5---| 6|--X--0--3--0--/6--6--5--0----|--X--0--3--0--/6--6--5--3---| Are you satisfied? *=Gtr 1 subtitute Rhy. Fill 1 (see end of tab)
w/Rhy. Fig. 2 1/4 1/4 1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 3|-9\---------------------9----|-9\---------------------9---| 4|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 5|-7\-----------/8--8--7--7----|-7\-----------/8--8--7--7---| 6|----0--3b--0--/6--6--5-------|----0--3b--0--/6--6--5------| Dig for gold, dig for fame. You dig to make your name. 1/4 1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 3|----------*--/---------------|-9\-------------------------| 4|------------/----------------|----------------------------| 5|-----------/--*--------------|-7\-----------/8--8--7--5---| 6|-----------------------------|----0--3b--0--/6--6--5--3---| Are you pacified?
Half Time feel Pre-Chorus Rhy Fig 3 end Rhy fig 3 1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 3|-----------5~~~--------------|----------------------------| 4|----/7--7--------7--7--5-----|-(5)--7---------------------| 5|-0------------------0--0-----|-(0)--0-----6---------------| 6|-----------------------------|---------0--6---------------| All the want you waste.
Rhy Fill 2 (w/Rhy Fig 3) Full 1/2 */* 1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 3|-----------5~~~--7--5--7b----|-(7)--5--7--7b~~~-----------| 4|----/7--7--------------------|----------------------------| 5|-0---------------------------|----------------------------| 6|-----------------------------|----------------------12\---| All yhe things you've changed. Chorus (end Half time feel)
1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 3|-----------------------------|-9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9-----| 4|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 5|-----------------------------|-7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7-----| 6|-0----0--0--0--0--0--0-------|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-----| Then it all crashes down and you break your crown
1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 3|-9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9------|-9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9-----| 4|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 5|-7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7------|-7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7-----| 6|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0------|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-----| and you point your finger but there's no one around
1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 3|-9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9------|-9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9-----| 4|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 5|-7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7------|-7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7-----| 6|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0------|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-----| Just want one thing. Just to play the king
|-P.M.-----| To Coda 1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 3|-9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9------|----------------------------| 4|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 5|-7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7------|-1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1-----| 6|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0------|-1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1-----| But the castle crumbled and your left with just a /------------------------------------------------------------- |1. Full Full Full w/ Rhy fig 1 (4x) 1|-13----13----13--------------|----------------------------| 2|-16b---16b---16b-----16\-----|----------------------------| 3|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 4|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 6|-----------------------------|----------------------------| name. Where's your crown, King Nothing? --------------------------------------------------------------
1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 3|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 4|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 6|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
-------------------------------------------------------------- 1/4 1/4 1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------|-12-12b----12b--------------| 3|-----------------------------|-12-12b----12b--------------| 4|-----------------------------|--------14-----14-----------| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 6|-----------------------------|----------------------------| Where's your crown? --------------------------------------------------------------
1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------|-12--12----12--12-----12----| 3|-1214p12---1214p12--1214p12--|-12--12----12--12-----12----| 4|--------14--------14-------14|--------14--------14--------| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 6|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
--------------------------------\ Full/1/2 Full/1/2 | 1|------------------------------| 2|-14b-----12--14--14--14b--14\-| 3|-14b-----12--14--14--14b--14\*| 4|-----------------------------*| 5|------------------------------| 6|------------------------------|
|-------------------------------- |2. Full Full Full 1|-13b--13b--13b---------------| 2|-16b--16b--16b----16\--------| 3|-----------------------------| 4|-----------------------------| 5|-----------------------------| 6|-----------------------------| name. Where's your crown, King Guitar Solo w/Rhy Fig 1 (4x) with wah as filter and octaver
Full Full 1|-12--------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-15b-------------------------|-11-------------------------| 3|-----------------------------|-13b------------------------| 4|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 6|-----------------------------|----------------------------| Nothing? You're Full Full Full 1|-12--------------14----15----|----------------------------| 2|-15b-------------17b---18b---|--(18)\---------------/14---| 3|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 4|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 6|-----------------------------|----------------------------| nothing Come on, where's your crown? Full Full 1|-12-0-14-0-15-0-14-0----12-12-|-12-0-14-0-15-0-14-0---12-12-| 2|---------------------15----15b|---------------------15---15b| 3|------------------------------|-----------------------------| 4|------------------------------|-----------------------------| 5|------------------------------|-----------------------------| 6|------------------------------|-----------------------------|
Full Full Full 1|15p12-0-12--15p12-0-12-------|12-0-14-0-15-0-14-0----12-12-| 2|--------15b---------15b------|--------------------15----15b| 3|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 4|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 5|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 6|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
w/Rhy Fig 3 (1.5x)
1|-17--17--17--20----------17--|----------------------------| 2|-----------------20--20------|-17--17--20-----------------| 3|-----------------------------|-------------19--19--19-----| 4|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
6|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
Gtr 1 substitute Rhy Fill 2 w/Rhy. Fill 3 (see end of tab) Full Full 1|-17--17--17--20---------17---|----------------------------| 2|-----------------20--20------|-17------17-------17--------| 3|-----------------------------|---------19b------19b-------| 4|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 6|-----------------------------|----------------------------| Huh! w/Rhy Fig 2 Full Full Full Full 1|----------12-----------12-----------12-------| 2|-15b--15b----15p12-15b----15p12-15b----15p12-| 3|---------------------------------------------| 4|---------------------------------------------| 5|---------------------------------------------| 6|---------------------------------------------|
Full 1|----------------------------------------------------------| 2|-----12-15p12----12h15p12----12---------------------------| 3|-14b----------14----------14----14-14p12----12h14-12~~~\--| 4|-----------------------------------------14---------------| 5|----------------------------------------------------------| 6|----------------------------------------------------------|
1|-----------------------------| 2|-12----14-14--15--14---------| 3|-12----14-14--15--14---------| 4|-----------------------------| 5|-----------------------------| 6|-----------------------------|
Full Full 1|-12--12-15p12----12-15p12--------------------------------------------| 2|-15b----------15----------15p12-----12h15p12-------------------------| 3|--------------------------------14b----------14p12----12h14p12-14-12-| 4|---------------------------------------------------14----------------| 5|---------------------------------------------------------------------| 6|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
1/2 1/2 1/2 1/2 w/Fill 1 & Rhy Fill 4 (see end of tab) 1|--------------------------------|-------------------------| 2|--------------------------------|-------------------------| 3|-14b-14--14b-14--14b-14--14b-12-|-------------------------| 4|--------------------------------|-14~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-| 5|--------------------------------|-------------------------| 6|--------------------------------|-------------------------|
1|-----------------------------|-12-------------------12\---| 2|------------------------12---|-12-------------------12\---| 3|------------------------12---|----------------------------| 4|-(14)~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~------|----------------------------| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 6|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
end solo 1|-\X--------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-\X--------------------------|----------------------------| 3|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 4|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 6|-----------------------------|----------------------------| adlib with feedback next 10 bars 1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 3|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 4|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 6|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
Bridge w/Fill 1(8x)
1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| I wish I may, I 1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| Wish I might have this wish I wish 1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| tonight I want that star, I 1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| want it now. I want it all and I don't care how. 1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 3|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 4|--h2-------------------------|---h5-----------------------| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 6|-----------------------------|----------------------------| | Careful | what you wish | 1|--------0--------------0-----|------------------0---------| 2|------------(3)/5------------|---3-----------------3/5----| 3|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 4|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 6|--0--------------------------|----------------------------|
1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 3|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 4|--h4-------------------------|--h3------------------------| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 6|-----------------------------|----------------------------| | Careful 1/2 | what you say Careful | 1|-------------2---------------|-----------------0----------| 2|--2-------------2b-----(2)\--|-\1-------------------------| 3|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 4|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 6|-----------------------------|---------------------3---1--|
1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 3|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 4|--h2-------------------------|--h5------------------------| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 6|-----------------------------|----------------------------| |what you wish you may | regret it Careful | 1|---------------3----------3--|----------------0---3----0--| 2|--------(3)/5-----(3)/5------|-(5)\3----------------------| 3|-----------------------------|-----------0----------------| 4|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 6|--0--------------------------|----------------------------|
D.S. al Coda (goto the */*) 1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 3|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 4|--h4-------------------------|--h7------------------------| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 6|-----------------------------|-----------------------19\--| | What you wish you just | might get it | 1|----------0------------------|--0----------0------0-------| 2|---------------2b-------2----|-------------1------1-------| 3|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 4|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 6|--2--------------------------|--------2-------------------|
CODA
Full Full Full 1|-13----13----13--------------|----------------------------| 2|-16b---16b---16b-----16------|----------------------------| 3|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 4|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 5|-----------------------------|-2--------------------------| 6|-----------------------------|-0--------------------------| name. Where's your crown King Nothing?
1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 3|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 4|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 5|-(2)-------------------------|-(2)------------------------| 6|-(0)-------------------------|-(0)------------------------|
1|-----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------| 3|-----------------------------| 4|-----------------------------| 5|-(2)-------------------------| 6|-(0)-------------------------| Nothing.
OUTRO w/Rhy. Fig. 1 (Gtr 2 4x, Gtr. 3 3.5x)
1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|----0--0---------0--0--------|---0--2p0---0-2-0---0-2-0---| 3|----0--0---------0--0--------|---0--2p0---0-2-0---0-2-0h1-| 4|----------2~~~---------2~~~--|-2--------2-------2---------| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 6|-0---------------------------|----------------------------| Mm, no you're just Full 1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|----0--0---------0--0--------|---0------------------------| 3|----0--0---------0--0--------|---0-0h2p0---0h2p0---4b-----| 4|----------2~~~---------2~~~--|-----------2-------2----5~~-| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 6|-0---------------------------|----------------------------| nothing. Where's your crown King Full 1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|----0--0---------0--0--------|---0-2p0---2p0--------------| 3|----0--0---------0--0--------|---0-2p0---2p0---2b--2--0---| 4|----------2~~~---------2~~~--|---------2-----2------------| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 6|-0---------------------------|----------------------------| Nothing No, you're just w/Rhy. Fill 5 Full 1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|----0--0---------0--0--------|---0------------------------| 3|----0--0---------0--0--------|---0--0h2p0---0h2p0---4b----| 4|----------2~~~---------2~~~--|------------2-------2----5~~| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 6|-0---------------------------|----------------------------| nothing Absolutly Free Time
1|-----------------------------|----------------------------|| 2|-----------------------------|----------------------------|| 3|-----------------------------|----------------------------|| 4|-----------------------------|----------------------------|| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------|| 6|-----------------------------|----------------------------|| nothing Off to never never land.... End
Rhy. Fill 1
1|-----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------| 3|-----------------------9-----| 4|-----------------------------| 5|-X--2--5--2------8--7--7-----| 6|-X--0--3--0--/6--6--5--------|
Rhy. Fill 3
1/2 1|-----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------| 3|--(7)---5----7----7b---------| 4|--(5)---7--------------------| 5|--(0)---0---------6----------| 6|-------------0----6----------|
Rhy. Fill 4
\.5/ \.5/ \.5/ 1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 3|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 4|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 6|-0---------------------------|-(0)------------------------|
1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 3|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 4|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 5|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 6|-(0)-------------------------|-(0)---------*-*-*-*--x-x---|
1|-----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------| 3|-----------------------------| 4|-----------------------------| 5|-----------------------------| 6|-19\-------------------------|
Rhy. Fill 5
1/2 Free Time 1|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 2|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 3|-----------------------------|----------------------------| 4|--------5--7--7b---5--7------|-(7)/9~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~| 5|----/7-----------------------|----------------------------| 6|-0---------------------------|----------------------------|
Legend
~= Vibrato b= Bend (amount will be told) h= Hammer-on p= Pull-off */*= Sign to go back to from DS al Coda \x/= use tremlo bar to drop pitch x steps / & \= slides * / / = repeat sign (repeat previous measure) / * X= muted strings


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