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/ Metallica / Metallica (Black Album) (1991) / The God That Failed guitar tab

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Date: Sat, 25 Apr 1998 15:45:55 +0500
From: Pavel 
Subject: m/metallica/god_that_failed.tab

SONG:   	THE GOD THAT FAILED
BY:     	METALLICA
ALBUM:  	BLACK ALBUM
LYRICS: 	James Hetfield
MUSIC:  	METALLICA

Tabbed by Pavel Doujnikov (grimhood@mindless.com)
Tunning : Eb-Ab-Db-Gb-Bb-Eb



Intro (two guitars)>>>(become one)
Eb|-------------------|---------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------|---------------------------------------------|
Gb|-12-12-9---16-16-9-|---------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------|-----------9-9---------------9-----------7---|
Ab|-10-10\7---14-14\7-|-10-10-7-------7-----10-10-7---7-10-10-7---7-|
Eb|-------------------|---------0-------0---------------------------|
                     THIS THING ABOVE IS THE MAIN RIFF IN THE SONG!
                     MOST OTHER MINOR RIFFS ARE BASED ON THIS SUCKER!

To finish off the main riff!
Eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------9---4h5p4-------------|
Ab|-10-10-7---5-5-7---10-10-7---7-2-----7-5-4\2-----|
Eb|---------0-------0-------------0-------------5-3-|

Verse riff.
Palm Mute every chord except for the last E chords of every "miniriff" +
The G chord and the following E chord!
Eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------|
Ab|-3-2-2-2---3-2-2-2---3-2-2-5-2--3-2-2-2-|
Eb|-1-0-0-0---1-0-0-0---1-0-0-3-0--1-0-0-0-|


"It feeds, it grows, it clouds all that you will know"
Eb|-------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------|
Eb|-1-0-1-1---1-0-1-1---1-0-1/3-0-3---0-1-1-1-|

"I see faith in your eyes"
Eb|-------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------9/7-----------------|
Ab|------9----------9-----9/7-----------------|
Eb|-10-7---10--7-10---10--7/5-----------------|

Solo Rhythm (most of it anyway!)
Eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------|
Ab|-3-2-2-2---3-2-2-2---3-2-2-5-2--3-2-2-2-|
Eb|-1-0-0-0---1-0-0-0---1-0-0-3-0--1-0-0-0-|

Lyrics:
Verse 1
Pride you took
Pride you feel 
Pride that you felt when you'd kneel

Not the word
Not the love
Not that you felt from above

It feeds
It grows
It clouds all that you will know
Deceit
Deceive
Decide just what you believe

Chorus
I see faith in your eyes
Never you hear the discouraging lies
I hear faith in your cries
Broken is the promise, betrayal
The healing hand held back by the deepened nail....
FOLLOW THE GOD THAT FAILED

Verse 2
Find your peace
Find your say
Find the smooth road on your way

Trust you gave
A child to save
Left you cold and him in grave

------------------------------
Ok here are few notes about this song!
As you propably know this song is by Metallica and is from their best
album to date "The Black Album". What you propably don't know is the
following:

Firstly, Metallica hardly play this song on their concerts. I have no
idea why though. My guess is that they only play their best 3-4 songs
from the  "Black Album" and those are the hits "Enter Sandman" "Sad But
True" "Nothing Else Matters" and "Wherever I May Roam". They Also play
"The Unforgiven" but no so often.  

THe lyrics to this song are James' (Hetfield) favourite on this album.
Here's why: "My parents were in this christian sect long time before
they even met and were really into it. When my mother got cancer,
following her religion, she did not want to apply for medical treatement
and died. And I still feel responsible for her death as i could have
prevented it!" These are  the words of James himself.

Oh yeah..this was also the first song ever on the album to
be heard by the press!

Anyway...hope you like the story and shit. Have FUN!

PAVEL DOUJNIKOV 
(comments, corrections and death threats are more than welcome!)
PLEASE SEND TO: grimhood@mindless.com  OR pavel@emirates.net.ae

Band: Metallica
Song: The God That Failed
Subject: Solo
Transcribed by: Smith
Email: ktulu54@hotmail.com

^= Bend
~= Shake
H= Hammer On
P= Pull Off
/= Slide Up
\= Slide Down
T= Tremolo Picking
X= Muffled String

Here's the Solo:
e---------------------------
B-----12--------------------
G-14~~---14-12-11-12-11-----
D----------------------14---
A---------------------------
E---------------------------

e---------------------------
B---------------------------
G-11h12p11\7---7---7-7-7/9\--
D---------------9-----------
A---------------------------
E---------------------------

    
e-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0
B-5--7--8-10-12-10--8--7--8--7
G-----------------------------
D-----------------------------
A-----------------------------
E-----------------------------
						      T         T
e-0--0--0--0--0--0--10/12\1/12-
B-5--4--5--7--8-10--10/12\1/12-
G-----------------------------
D-----------------------------
A-----------------------------
E-----------------------------

e-----------------------------
B-----------------------------
G-----12-14-14^p12---14^p12----
D-7/14------------14-------14-
A-----------------------------
E-----------------------------

e-----------------------------
B----15^~~~-------------------
G-12-14^~~~--9/11/12/14/16\14\12
D-----------------------------
A------------7/9/-10/12/14\12\9
E-----------------------------

e----------------------------
B----------------------------
G-/16-X-X-14--X-X-12-11-9--9--
D----------------------------
A-/14-X-X-12--X-X-10--9-7-----
E----------------------------

e-----------------------------
B-------------14h15p14--14-15-
G--7-6----6-7---------16------
D------9----------------------
A-----------------------------
E-----------------------------

e-----14h15p14-----14-15-17---
B--17----------17-------------
G-----------------------------
D-----------------------------
A-----------------------------
E-----------------------------

e--19---19-19-19-19-19---19-19
B-----------------------------
G-----------------------------
D-----------------------------
A-----------------------------
E-----------------------------

e-19-19---19-19-19-19-19---19-
B-----------------------------
G-----------------------------
D-----------------------------
A-----------------------------
E-----------------------------

e-19-19-19--19-19p17p15-19--
B---------------------------
G---------------------------
D---------------------------
A---------------------------
E---------------------------

e--19p17p15---15h17-19p17p15h17
B----------17-----------------
G-----------------------------
D-----------------------------
A-----------------------------
E-----------------------------

e----15h17-19-19p17p15-----
B-17------------------17---
G--------------------------
D--------------------------
A--------------------------
E--------------------------

e-19p17p15---19p17p15------
B---------17---------17---
G-------------------------
D--------------------------
A--------------------------
E--------------------------

e-19p17p15---15--19p17p15\14--
B---------17-----------------
G----------------------------
D----------------------------
A----------------------------
E----------------------------

e--17p15p14\12--15p14p12\10---
B----------------------------
G----------------------------
D----------------------------
A----------------------------
E----------------------------

e--14p12p10\9--12p10p9\7--7----
B----------------------8---8--
G-----------------------------
D-----------------------------
A-----------------------------
E-----------------------------

e-----------------------------
B-----------------------------
G-----------------------------
D-4h5p4----------4h5p4---------
A------7-5-4\2--------7-5-4\2--
E-------------5-3------------5

e----22^--22^22^-22~~-19-22--
B---------------------------
G---------------------------
D---------------------------
A---------------------------
E-3-------------------------

e-19h22p19--19-19-19-19-19-19-
B---------22-22-22^22^22^-22^22^
G-----------------------------
D-----------------------------
A-----------------------------
E-----------------------------

e-19--22p19--19-22p19-22p19----
B----------22--------------22-
G-----------------------------
D-----------------------------
A-----------------------------
E-----------------------------

e-19-22p19-22p19--19-22p19-----
B---------------22--------22--
G-----------------------------
D-----------------------------
A-----------------------------
E-----------------------------

e-19-22p19-22p19-19-----------
B------------------22-22^p19--
G-----------------------------
D-----------------------------
A-----------------------------
E-----------------------------

e-----------------------------
B-22^--22p19------------------
G-----------21-19--19-21^-21^-
D----------------21-----------
A-----------------------------
E-----------------------------

e-----------------------------
B-----------------------------
G-21^-21^-21^-21^-21^-21^-21^-21^
D-----------------------------
A-----------------------------
E-----------------------------

e-----------------------------
B-----------------------------
G--19-------------------------
D-----21~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
A-----------------------------
E-----------------------------

There it is. 
Comments?
Email Me: ktulu54@hotmail.com


Metallica albums
2003 St. Anger
1998 Garage Inc.
1997 Reload
1996 Load
1991 Metallica (Black Album)
1988 And Justice For All
1987 Garage Days Re-Revisited
1986 Master of Puppets
1984 Ride The Lightening
1983 Kill'em All
Metallica (Black Album) tabs
01Enter Sandman tabbass tab
02Sad But True tabbass tab
03Holier Than Thou tabbass tab
04The Unforgiven tabbass tab
05Wherever I May Roam tabbass tab
06Don't Tread On Me tabbass tab
07Through The Never tabbass tab
08Nothing Else Matters tabbass tab
09Of Wolf And Man tabbass tab
10The God That Failed tabbass tab
11My Friend Of Misery tabbass tab
12The Struggle Within tabbass tab

 

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