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(Take These) Chains  Judas Priest

Band: Judas Priest
Album: Screaming For Vengeance
Song: (Take These) Chains
Copyright (c) CBS (1982)
Version 1.0 - (31/01/05)
Transcribed By: Steve
Email: stephen.elvidge1@ntlworld.com
Normal Tuning
PM = Palm Mute
~~~ = Vibrato
SL\ = Slide Down
/SL = Slide Up
Intro
In background is heavily reverbed feedback and effects.
Guitar 1 Clean with Chorus
 
 [------------PM---------------------|
 E[-------------------------------------|
 B[-------------------------------------|
 G[-------------------------------------|
 D[-------------------------------------|
 A[-------------------------------------|
 E[-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----|

[
[ Guitar 2 Clean with chorus
[
 
 E[------------------------------------|
 B[-9-------------7-5-------------7----|
 G[-8-------------6-4-------------6----|
 D[-6-------------4-2-------------4----|
 A[------------------------------------|
 E[------------------------------------| RPT 4 X. Bass and vocals enter after 2nd time.

Bridge
Both Guitars with distortion
Guitar 1
~~~~ ~~~~ ~~~~
 
 E[-----------------------|
 B[-----------------------|
 G[-----------------------|
 D[-----------------------|
 A[-----------------------|
 E[--3----2----1----0-----|

[
[ Guitar 2
[
 
 E[-----------------------|
 B[-----------------------|
 G[-----------------------|
 D[-----------------------|
 A[--5----4----3----2-----|
 E[--3----2----1----0-----|

Pre chorus
Both guitars together.
/SL SL\ / SL \SL /SL SL\ /SL
 
 E-----------------------------------------------------|
 B-----------------------------------------------------|
 G-----------------------------------------------------|
 D--4---6--6---4---6-------6---8--8---6---8------8--8--|
 A--2---4--4---2---4-------4---6--6---4---6------6--6--|
 E-----------------------------------------------------|

Chorus
 
 E-------------------------------------------------|
 B-------------------------------------------------|
 G-------------------6-----------------------------|
 D----6---2----------6---------6--8----------------|
 A----6---2----------4---------4--6----------------|
 E----4---0--------------4--7----------------------| RPT

Verse
Second guitar plays the same riff but a lot looser
 
 [-PM-] [-PM-] [----PM------------------------|
 E--------------------------------------------------|
 B--------------------------------------------------|
 G--------------------------------------------------|
 D--------------------------------------------------|
 A---6-6-6-4-6-6-6-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4----------------|
 E---4-4-4-2-4-4-4-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2----------------|
 [-PM-] [-PM-] [----PM------------------------|
 E--------------------------------------------------|
 B--------------------------------------------------|
 G--------------------------------------------------|
 D--------------------------------------------------|
 A---6-6-6-4-6-6-6-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4----------------|
 E---4-4-4-2-4-4-4-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--4---------------|

RPT Bridge with this lead line underneath.
[G] ~~~~[F#] ~~~~[F] ~~~~[E] ~~~~
 
 E-----------------------|
 B-----------------------|
 G---8----8----6----6----|
 D-----------------------|
 A-----------------------|
 E-----------------------|

Rpt Pre Chorus and Chorus
Mid 8 before guitar solo
 
 [----PM-----------------------------------------| \SL /SL\SL
 E--------------------------------------------------|
 B--------------------------------------------------|
 G--------------------------------------------------|
 D--------------------------------------------------|
 A-----------------2-2--4-4--6-6--4--6--2-----------|
 E--0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0--2-2--4-4--2--4--2-----------|
 [-----PM----------------------------------------|
 E--------------------------------------------------|
 B--------------------------------------------------|
 G--------------------------------------------------|
 D-----------------6-------------8-8----------------|
 A-----------------4-------------6-6----------------|
 E--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------------------------|

Backing for guitar solo
 
 [----PM----] [-----PM----------|
 E-----------------------------------|
 B-----------------------------------|
 G-----------------------------------|
 D-----------------------------------|
 A-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4---|
 E-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2---|

[--PM--] 
 
 E----------------------------------|
 B----------------------------------|
 G----------------------------------|
 D-------------------------8--6--4--|
 A-6---8---9---6-4-2-2-2-2-6--4--2--|
 E-4---6---7---4-2-0-0-0-0----------|

RPT Bridge with these slides panned left to right
[G] SL\ [F#] SL\ [F] SL\ [E] SL\
 
 E------------------------|
 B---15---15----15---15---|
 G---14---14----14---14---|
 D------------------------|
 A------------------------|
 E------------------------|

RPT Pre Chorus then rpt chorus to fade with ad lib guitar soloing.

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