Ride The Lightning

Metallica


Ride The Lightning ================== Compiled By Damien Burke
Play Four Times (Two Guitars)
E|--------7-----8------------------7--------------------------------------| B|--------7-----8----------10------------------------7-----------8--------| G|--------------------------7------9-----------9-----------------------9--| D|---------------------------------------------7-----9--------------------| A|---------------------------------------------------------------5-----7--| E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Play Four Times Play Once E|-----------------------------| E|------------| B|-----------------------------| B|------------| G|--sl---------sl--------------| Then G|------------| D|-7/8--------7/8--------------| D|---10--9----| A|-7-8--------7-8--------------| A|---10--9----| E|-5-6--0--0--5-6--0--0--0--0--| E|---8---7----|
Play Four Times Play Four Times E|-----------------------------| E|----------------------------| B|-----------------------------| B|----------------------------| G|--sl---------sl--------------| Then G|----------------------------| D|-7/8--------7/8--------------| D|------------------2-------5-| A|-7-8--------7-8--------------| A|---4-----2----4---0---4---3-| E|-5-6--0--0--5-6--0--0--0--0--| E|---2-----0----2-------2-----|
Play Once E|----------------------------| B|----------------------------| G|----------------------------| D|------------------10---9----| A|-4----------------10---9----| E|-2----------------8----7----|
Play Four Times Play Once E|-----------------------------| E|------------| B|-----------------------------| B|------------| G|-----------------------------| Then G|------------| D|-7/8--------7/8--------------| D|---8---7----| A|-7-8--------7-8--------------| A|---8---7----| E|-5-6--0--0--5-6--0--0--0--0--| E|---6---5----| Guilty as charged But damn it, it ain't right There's someone else control - ling me.
Play Four Times Play Once E|-----------------------------| E|------------| B|-----------------------------| B|------------| G|-----------------------------| Then G|------------| D|-7/8--------7/8--------------| D|---8---7----| A|-7-8--------7-8--------------| A|---8---7----| E|-5-6--0--0--5-6--0--0--0--0--| E|---6---5----| Death in the air Strapped in the electric chair This can't be happening to__ me___.
Play Four Times E|-------------------------------| B|-------------------------------| G|-------------------------------| D|--/H\---------/H\--------------| A|--2-4---------2-4--------------| E|--2-----2--2--2-----2--2--2--2-| Who made you god to say i'll take your life from you.
CHORUS ======
Play Two Times E|----------------------------------------------| B|----------------------------------------------| G|-6--------5--4--------6-----------------------| D|-6--------5--4--------6-----7--7--7--7--7--7--| A|-4--------3--2--------4-----7--7--7--7--7--7--| E|----------------------------5--5--5--5--5--5--| Flash before my eyes Now it's time to die.
Play Two Times E|-------------------------------| B|-------------------------------| G|-------------------------------| D|--/H\---------/H\--------------| A|--2-4---------2-4--------------| E|--2-----2--2--2-----2--2--2--2-|
E|----------------------------------------------| B|----------------------------------------------| G|-6--------5--4--------6-----------------------| D|-6--------5--4--------6-----7--7--7--7--7--7--| A|-4--------3--2--------4-----7--7--7--7--7--7--| E|----------------------------5--5--5--5--5--5--| Burn - ing in my brain I can feel the flame
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Ride the Lightning as performed on Ride the Lightning by Metallica tab by Jake Nicholson dakid@valunet.com
e--7h8--5h7---------- ------------------- B------------5h7--8p5 -7h8--------------- G-------------------- ------7h9---------- D-------------------- -----------7h9----- A-------------------- ----------------5h7 E-------------------- ------------------- guitar 1 guitar 2 intro
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
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)

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
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...
D--9-8-7--5-4-5----------5-------------5 A--7-6-5--3-2-5----------5-------------5 E-------------3--0-0-0-0-3-0-0-0-0-0-0-3 pm...... ........... after 2nd verse
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. Most of this is palm muted, and you should only play the root (lowest note)
D---------5------5s7-7- A--2------3------5s7-7- E--0--0-3----0-2-3s5-5- pre-solo
solo: T T T T T T T T T E---------------------------------------------------------- B---------------------------------------------------------- G-12p9p5-12p5h9-12p5-12p9p5-12p5h9-12p9-12p9p5-12p5p9-12p9- D---------------------------------------------------------- T T T T T T T T T T E------------------------------------------------------------------------ B------------------------------------------------------------------------ G-12p5h9-12p9p5-12p9-p5-12-12p9p5p9-12p5-12p9p5h9-12p5h9-12p5h9-12p9p5h9- D------------------------------------------------------------------------ T T T T T T T T T T E----------------------------------------------------------------------------- B----------------------------------------------------------------------------- G-12p9p5h9-12p9p5-12p9p5h9-12p5h9-12p9p5-12p9p5h9-12p9p5-12p9p5h9-12p9p5-12p9- D----------------------------------------------------------------------------- T T T T T T FULL FULL ~~~~~~ E---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- B---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- G-(9)p5-12p9p5h9-12p9p5-12p9p5-12p9p5-14--s14^--14^---14-12-11---11-12-12h12p11---- D-------------------------------------------------------------------------------14- ~~~~~ ~~~~~ E-------------------------------------------------------------- B-------------------------------------s5-5s7--7--7--7s8--8--8-- G-------------------------------------------------------------- D--12------12--12-12s14---(14)---(14)-s2-2s4--4--4--4s5--5--5-- A-----14------------------------------------------------------- E--------------------------------------------------------------
E--------------------------------------------------------------- B-8s10-10-10-10s8-8s10--10s12-12s10-10s12-12s13-13s15-15s17--17- G--------------------------------------------------------------- D-5s7--7--7---7s5-5s7----7s9--10s7---7s9---9s10-10s12-12s14--14- A--------------------------------------------------------------- E--------------------------------------------------------------- full ~~~~~~~~ full E------------------------------------------------------------------- B------------------------------------------------------------------- G---------------------19-21^-(21)p13--21-19----19------19-19h21-21^- D--17-19-19s21------------------------------21-------21------------- A------------------------------------------------------------------- E-------------------------------------------------------------------
E--19-------------22^---22p19-19p22-19-19---19---------------14--17p14--14-17p14--14 B-----22^---22p19-------------------------22--22^^--(22)-s17----------17--------17-- G----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- D-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
E-------------17p14----------------------------------------------------------------------- B----14-17p14-------17-14-----14-17p14---------------------------------------------------- G-16----------------------16^---------16-14----14-16p14----------------------------------- D-------------------------------------------16----------16-14----14-16p14----------------- A-------------------------------------------------------------16---------16p14-14-12-14p12 E----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ~~~~~ E--------------------------------------------------------------------------17^--17-17^-17-17^ B----------------------------------------------------14-17^^-17^^-17^^--14------------------- G-------------------14-16--16p14----14h16--14-----16----------------------------------------- D-------------14-16--------------16---------------------------------------------------------- A----12-14s16-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- E-14----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- two gtrs. E-17p14-14-14-17p14--------------------------------19^---17^-----------14-17p14-14-14-17p14-19p14- B-------------------17-14-----14-17p14-------------------------s19--s17--------------------------- G-------------------------16^----------16-14----14-16^---14^-------------------------------------- D--------------------------------------------16----------------s16--------------------------------
E-17p14---14-17-17-19p14-17p14--14-14-17-17-19p14-17p14--14-17-17-19p14-17-14--14---------------------- B-------17--------------------17-----------------------17--------------------17--17-14-17-14----14----- G--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------16---16-14 D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------------------------14-15p14--------------14-15-17-15-17-19-20 B-------------------------------14-15-14h15p14----14-15-17---------17-15-14-15-17-------------------- G-16-14---14-16------------14-16---------------16---------------------------------------------------- D-------16------14---14-16--------------------------------------------------------------------------- two gtrs. E-19-20-22-22-22^-22^-22^-17-19-21---21--19-17-15-19-17-15--14-17-15-12-15-12-13-14-17/12-15-12-15-12 B-------------------------15-17-19---21--19-17-15-19-17-15--13-17-15-12-15-13-12-13-------15-12-15-13 G---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- D----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
E----14-12----12----------------------12--12-12--12-12--12-12--12-12--12-12--12-12--12-12-15p12-14-12 B-15-13-12-13----15-13p12-------------15^----15^----15^----15^----15^----15^----15^------------------ G-12-------12-16-14-12p11--10------------------------------------------------------------------------ D---------------------------8------------------------------------------------------------------------ A---------------------------8------------------------------------------------------------------------
E---12------------------------------------------12-16-14-12----------16-14-12----------17-16-14------ B-15--15p14p12-14-12----------------15--15--15--12-16-14-12-16-14-12-16-14-12-16-14-12-17-16-14-17-16 G-------------------14-12--12-14-12-14^-16^-16^-------------15-13-11----------15-13-11----------16-15 D------------------------14--------------------------------------------------------------------------
E----17-16-14----------19-17-16----------21-19-17----------22-21-19----------22^-----8 B-14-17-16-14-17-16-14-19-17-16-19-17-16-21-19-17-21-19-17-22-21-19-22-21-19-22^-s10-- G-13----------16-15-13----------18-16-15----------20-18-16----------21-20-18---------- D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- That's all for now. I will finish later!
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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