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Night Of Long Knives

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Night Of Long Knives

	  		


Guitar 1:        Robb Flynn 
Guitar 2:        Phil Demmel 
Guitar 3:        Harmony 

Tabbing Legend 
Hammer on:          h 
Pull off:           p 
Slide up:           / 
Slide down:         \ 
Natural Harmonic:   NH 
Pinch Harmonic:     PH 
Bend:               BU(?) 
Whammy Bar Rise:    WBR 
Whammy Bar Lower:   WBL 
Tremelo Pick:       Tr--- 
Tapped note:        T 
Muted note:         M 
Palm Mute:          PM--- 
Killswitch:         K (can use bridge selector) 
Quick bend:         ^ 
Pick Slide:         X\\\ 


Intro 
Both guitars 
|----------|----------|----------| 
|----------|----------|----------| 
|-/7~~~~~~-|----------|----------| 
|----------|-Feedback-|----------| 
|-/5~~~~~~-|----------|----------| 
|----------|----------|----------| 

Both guitars 
|-------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------| 
|-0---3-3-1-1-4-4---------3-3-1-1-4-4-| 
|-0---3-3-1-1-4-4-2^3^2---3-3-1-1-4-4-| 

____________________________________________________________________________ 


verse 1 
Both guitars 
      PM-----         PM-----         PM----- 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-0---0-0-0-0-----0---0-0-0-0-----0---0-0-0-0-----0---3-3-1-1-4-4-| 
|-0---0-0-0-0-----0---0-0-0-0-----0---0-0-0-0-----0---3-3-1-1-4-4-| 

      PM-----         PM-----         PM----- 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-0---0-0-0-0-----0---0-0-0-0-----0---0-0-0-0-----0---3-3-1-1-4-4-| 
|-0---0-0-0-0-----0---0-0-0-0-----0---0-0-0-0-----0---3-3-1-1-4-4-| 

|---------------------| 
|---------------------| 
|---------------------| 
|---------------------| 
|---------3-3-1-1-4-4-| 
|-2^3^2---3-3-1-1-4-4-| 

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Break 
Guitar 1 
|-------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------| 
|-0-----------------------rising-pick-slide-| 
|-0-----------------------X////////////////-| 
|-0-----------------------X////////////////-| 
|-0-----------------------X////////////////-| 
| 
|Guitar 2 
|-------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------| 
|-0-----------------------------------------| 
|-0-----------------------------------------| 
|-0-------------------------3---1---4---3---| 
|-0-------------------------3---1---4---3---| 

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verse 2 
Guitar 1 only                      Both guitars 
  PM-         PM--------------          PM---------- 
|-----------------------------|---------------------| 
|-----------------------------|---------------------| 
|-----------------------------|---------------------| 
|-----7---5-7-----------------|-8--10-8-------------| 
|-----5---3-5-----------------|-6---8-6-------------| 
|-0-0---------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|---------0-0-0-0-0-0-| 

Both guitars 
  PM-         PM-------------- 
|-------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------| 
|-----7---5-7-----------------8--10-8---7---5---3-| 
|-----5---3-5-----------------6---8-6---5---3---1-| 
|-0-0---------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------------| 

  PM-         PM--------------        PM---------- 
|-------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------| 
|-----7---5-7-----------------8--10-8-------------| 
|-----5---3-5-----------------6---8-6-------------| 
|-0-0---------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------0-0-0-0-0-0-| 

  PM-         PM-------------- 
|-------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------| 
|-----7---5-7-----------------8--10-8---7---5---3-| 
|-----5---3-5-----------------6---8-6---5---3---1-| 
|-0-0---------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------------| 

Octave Variation 
Both guitars 
   PM-         PM--------------        PM---------- 
||-------------------------------------------------| 
|o-------------------------------------------------| 
||-----7---5-7-----------------8--10-8-------------| 
||-------------------------------------------------| 
|o-----5---3-5-----------------6---8-6-------------| 
||-0-0---------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------0-0-0-0-0-0-| 

  PM-         PM-------------- 
|-------------------------------------------------|| 
|-------------------------------------------------o| 
|-----7---5-7-----------------8--10-8---7---5---3-|| 
|-------------------------------------------------|| 
|-----5---3-5-----------------6---8-6---5---3---1-o| 
|-0-0---------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------------|| 

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Pre-Chorus 
Both guitars 
  PM----------------------------- 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-| 
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---------------------------------| 

  PM------------- 
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-8-8-8-8-10-10-10-10-12-12-12-12-| 
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---------------------------------------------------------| 

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Chorus 
Guitar 1 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-0---0---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-8---8---8-8-8-8---8-8-8-8-8-8-8-| 
| 
|Guitar 2 
|------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-10--10---10-10-10-9---9-9-9-9\7-7-7-10--10--10/12\10-9---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-| 
|------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|--8---8----8--8--8-7---7-7-7-7\5-5-5--8---8---8/10\-8-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-| 
|------------------------------------------------------------------------| 

Guitar 1 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-5---5---5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-2---2---2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-| 
| 
|Guitar 2 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-9---9---9-9-9-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9---9---9-9-9-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-7---7---7-7-7-5---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7---7---7-7-7-4---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 

Guitar 3 
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-14---14---14-14-14-12---12-12-12-12\10-10-10-14---14---14/15\14-12---12-12-12-12-12-12-12-| 
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-12---12---12-12-12-10---10-10-10-10\-8--8--8-12---12---12/13\12-10---10-10-10-10-10-10-10-| 
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
| 
|Guitar 2 
|------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-10--10---10-10-10-9---9-9-9-9\7-7-7-10--10--10/12\10-9---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-| 
|------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|--8---8----8--8--8-7---7-7-7-7\5-5-5--8---8---8/10\-8-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-| 
|------------------------------------------------------------------------| 

Guitar 3 
|----------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------| 
|-12---12---12-12-12-10---10-10-10-10-10-10-10?| 
|----------------------------------------------| 
|-10---10---10-10-10--8----8--8--8--8--8--8--8-| 
|----------------------------------------------| 
| 
|Guitar 2 
|----------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------| 
|--9----9----9--9--9--7----7--7--7--7--7--7--7-| 
|----------------------------------------------| 
|--7----7----7--7--7--5----5--5--5--5--5--5--5-| 
|----------------------------------------------| 

Guitar 1 
|---------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-5---5---5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-2---2---2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2-2-2-| 
| 
|Guitar 2 
|---------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-9---9---9-9-9-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9---9---9-9-9-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-7---7---7-7-7-5---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7---7---7-7-7-4---4-4-4-4-4-4-| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------| 

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Repeat Intro 

Repeat Break 

Repeat verse 2 

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Pre-Chorus Variation 
Guitar 1 
  PM----------------------------- 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-| 
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---------------------------------| 
| 
|Guitar 2 
| PM----------------------------- 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-----------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7-| 
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---------------------------------| 

Guitar 1 
  PM------------- 
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-8-8-8-8-10-10-10-10-12-12-12-12-| 
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---------------------------------------------------------| 
| 
|Guitar 2 
| PM------------- 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-8-8-8-8-10-10-10-10-| 
|-----------------7-7-7-7-8-8-8-8-------------------------------------| 
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----------------------------------------------------| 



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Repeat Chorus 

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Breakdown 
Both guitars 
                           PM-----                         PM----- 
||-----------------------------------------------------------------|| 
|o-----------------------------------------------------------------o| 
||-----------------------------------------------------------------|| 
||-3-----2-----0-------------------3-----8-----0-------------------|| 
|o-3-----2-----0-----------0-3-2-0-3-----8-----0-----------3-2-1-0-o| 
||-3-----2-----0-----------0-3-2-0-3-----8-----0-----------3-2-1-0-|| 

Guitar 1 
                           PM-----                         PM----- 
||-----------------------------------------------------------------|| 
|o-----------------------------------------------------------------o| 
||-----------------------------------------------------------------|| 
||-3-----2-----0-------------------3-----8-----0-------------------|| 
|o-3-----2-----0-----------0-3-2-0-3-----8-----0-----------3-2-1-0-o| 
||-3-----2-----0-----------0-3-2-0-3-----8-----0-----------3-2-1-0-|| 
| 
|Guitar 2 
|  Tr------------------------------------------------------------- 
||-----------------------------------------------------------------|| 
|o-----------------------------------------------------------------o| 
||-10----9-----7----------7-10-9-7-10----15----7----------10-9-8-7-|| 
||-----------------------------------------------------------------|| 
|o-----------------------------------------------------------------o| 
||-----------------------------------------------------------------|| 


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Bridge 
Guitar 2 
   PM--- 
||----------------------------------------------| 
|o-------6-5h6---8BU(10)(8)-6\5h6-6BU(8)(6)-5h6-| 
||-----7-------7--------------------------------| 
||---7------------------------------------------| 
|o-5--------------------------------------------| 
||----------------------------------------------| 
| 
|Guitar 1 (Phaser effect pedal) 
||---------------------------------| 
|o---------------------------------| 
||---------------------------------| 
||-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-| 
|o-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-| 
||---------------------------------| 

Guitar 2 
  PM--- 
|----------------------------------------------| 
|-------6-5h6---8BU(10)(8)-6\5h6-6BU(8)(6)-5h6-| 
|-----6-------7--------------------------------| 
|---7------------------------------------------| 
|-4--------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------| 
| 
|Guitar 1 
|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------| 
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-| 
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-| 
|---------------------------------| 

Guitar 2 
  PM--- 
|----------------------------------------------| 
|-------6-5h6---8BU(10)(8)-6\5h6-6BU(8)(6)-5h6-| 
|-----7-------7--------------------------------| 
|---7------------------------------------------| 
|-3--------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------| 
| 
|Guitar 1 
|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------| 
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-| 
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-| 
|---------------------------------| 

Guitar 2 
  PM--- 
|---------------------------------|| 
|-------6-5h6---5-----------------o| 
|-------------7---6-7---6---------|| 
|---3-0---------------8---7-8-5-7-|| 
|-1-------------------------------o| 
|---------------------------------|| 
| 
|Guitar 1 
|---------------------------------|| 
|---------------------------------o| 
|---------------------------------|| 
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|| 
|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-o| 
|---------------------------------|| 

Guitar 2 
|-----------------| 
|-----------------| 
|-----------------| 
|-7~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-| 
|-----------------| 
|-----------------| 
| 
|Guitar 1 
|-----------------| 
|-----------------| 
|-----------------| 
|-2---------------| 
|-0---------------| 
|-----------------| 


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Solo (Phil Demmel) 
Guitar 2 (Lead) 
  NH 
|-------------------------------------| 
|-3-Dive Bomb\WBL\\-------------------| 
|-------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------| 
|-------------------0-Dive Bomb\\\\\\-| 
| 
|Guitar 1 (Rhythm) 
|     PM---------     PM---------     PM--------- 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-0---------------0---------------0---------------0---------------| 
|-0---0-0-0---0---0---0-0-0---0---0---0-0-0---0---0---3-3-1-1-4-4-| 
|-0---0-0-0---0---0---0-0-0---0---0---0-0-0---0---0---3-3-1-1-4-4-| 

Guitar 2          K    K    K    K      K      K      K 
|---------------------------------------------------------| 
|-13-------------(13)-(13)-(13)-(13)---(13)---(13)---(13)-| 
|-12BU(14)-------(14)-(14)-(14)-(14)---(14)---(14)---(14)-| 
|---------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------| 

Guitar 2 (con?t) 
|-------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-13BU(15)---(13)p10------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------12-10-12/14-14/15-15/17-17/19-19/21-21~~-| 
|-------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------------------| 
| 
|Guitar 1 (Rhythm) 
|     PM---------     PM---------     PM---------     PM  PM  PM 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-0---------------0---------------0---------------0---------------| 
|-0---0-0-0---0---0---0-0-0---0---0---0-0-0---0---0-----8---7---8-| 
|-0---0-0-0---0---0---0-0-0---0---0---0-0-0---0---0---0---0---0---| 

Guitar 2 
|-17-13----13-17-13-15-13----13-17-13-15-13----13-| 
|-------15----------------15----------------15----| 
|-------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------| 

Guitar 2 (con?t) 
|-17-13----13-17-13-15-13----13-17-13-17-13-| 
|-------15----------------15----------------| 
|-------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------| 

Guitar 2 (con?t) 
|-17-BU-(18)(17)(18)(17)-----20-BU-(22)20BU(22)-20^22^20p18------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------20~~-| 
|----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------------------------| 
| 
|Guitar 1 (Rhythm) 
|     PM---------     PM  PM  PM      PM---------     PM  PM  PM 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-0---------------0---------------3---------------3-----3---2---3-| 
|-0---0-0-0---0---0-----8---7---8-3---3-3-3---3---3---------------| 
|-0---0-0-0---0---0---0---0---0---3---3-3-3---3---3---3---3---3---| 

Guitar 2 
|-18~~~~~~-/22-20-18-17h18p17\15h17p15\13h15p13\12-| 
|--------------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------------| 

Guitar 2 (con?t) 
  NH   NH  NH 
|-12---7---5-Dive Bomb\WBL\\-| 
|----------------------------| 
|----------------------------| 
|----------------------------| 
|----------------------------| 
|----------------------------| 
| 
|Guitar 1 (Rhythm) 
|     PM---------     PM  PM  PM      PM--------- 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-8---------------8---------------5---------------2---2-2-2-2-2-2-| 
|-8---8-8-8---8---8-----8---7---8-5---5-5-5---5---0---0-0-0-0-0-0-| 
|-8---8-8-8---8---8---8---8---8---5---5-5-5---5-------------------| 


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Dual Solo 
(play each tapping bar four times) 
Guitar 1 
   T          T          T            T             T             T 
|-10p6p5h6-|-12p8p6h8-|-13p10p8h10-|-15p12p10h12-|-17p13p12h13-|-18p15p13h15-| 
|----------|----------|------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| 
|----------|----------|------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| 
|----------|----------|------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| 
|----------|----------|------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| 
|----------|----------|------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| 
| 
|Guitar 2 
|  T          T            T             T             T             T 
|----------|------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| 
|-11p8p6h8-|-13p10p8h10-|-15p11p10h11-|-17p13p11h13-|-18p15p13h15-|-20p17p15h17-| 
|----------|------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| 
|----------|------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| 
|----------|------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| 
|----------|------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| 

Guitar 1 (x4) 
    T           T           T           T 
||-20p17p15h17-20p17p15h17-20p17p15h17-22p17p15h17-|| 
|o-------------------------------------------------o| 
||-------------------------------------------------|| 
||-------------------------------------------------|| 
|o-------------------------------------------------o| 
||-------------------------------------------------|| 
| 
|Guitar 2 (x4) 
|   T           T           T           T 
||-------------------------------------------------|| 
|o-22p18p17h18-22p18p17h18-22p18p17h18-23p18p17h18-o| 
||-------------------------------------------------|| 
||-------------------------------------------------|| 
|o-------------------------------------------------o| 
||-------------------------------------------------|| 

Guitar 1 
   T           T           T           T 
|-20p17p15h17-22p17p15h17-20p17p15h17-22p17p15h17-22BU(24)~~~-| 
|-------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------------------| 
| 
|Guitar 2 
|  T           T           T           T 
|-------------------------------------------------18BU(20)~~~-| 
|-22p18p17h18-23p18p17h18-22p18p17h18-23p18p17h18-------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------------------| 

____________________________________________________________________________ 


Repeat verse 2 

Repeat Chorus x2 
The first time the Chorus is repeated, only the octaves are 
Played through the first bar. 


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Play this at the end of the final Chorus 
Both guitars 
|-------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------| 
|-0---3-3-1-1-4-4---------3-3-1-1-4-4-| 
|-0---3-3-1-1-4-4-2^3^2---3-3-1-1-4-4-| 

____________________________________________________________________________ 

Repeat verse 1 

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Outro 
Both guitars 
|----------|----------|----------| 
|----------|----------|----------| 
|-/7~~~~~~-|----------|----------| 
|----------|-Feedback-|----------| 
|-/5~~~~~~-|----------|----------| 
|----------|----------|----------| 

 
		  

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