www.maiden-world.com
Site
Home
Forum
Wiki
DC Hub
Donate
Links
Contact
About

Content
Albums
Articles
Bootleg DB
Concerts/Gigs
Collectables
Merchandise
Lyrics
Tabs
Tribute Albums
Videos
Ed Hunter
Concert Tickets

Downloads
Mobile
Wallpaper
Bootleg Manager
Other Downloads

Maiden World - Iron Maiden news, discussion, information and articles
Iron Maiden - Alexander The Great Guitar Tab

You are here: Home > Iron Maiden Tabs > Iron Maiden - Alexander The Great Guitar Tab

Information

About this tab
Song: Iron Maiden - Alexander The Great
Author: Hal Leonard
Type: Guitar
Album: Somewhere In Time
Track no: 8

Copyright

This tab is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research.


Tab

Click here for printable version
intro (clean sound)
---------------------------12-14---15-14---15-14---15-14--12----12-----
------------10-12---13-15-------------------------------------15----15--
-9--11-12----------------------------------------------------------------
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
--------------------------------------------------------------------------

----------------------------------------------------------------------
-12h15p12h15----12--15p12---------12--------------------------------
-----------------------------14--14----14-12---11-12---14-12--11----
----------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------

distortion
----------------------------------------------------------------------
------7-8-10-8-7---------7-8-10-8-7-----10b----7-8-10-8-7----------
-9~-9------------7----9~-------------7-9------9------------7-9/12/9~
----------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------

----------------------------------------------------------------------
------7-8-10-8-7---------7-8-10-8-7-----10b----7-8-10-8-7----------
-9~-9------------7----9~-------------7-9------9------------7-9~-----
----------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------

fast
-----------------------------------------12--------------------------
-----7-8-10-8-7---------7-8-10-8-7-----------7-8-10-8-7------------
-9-9------------7-9---9-------------7-9-----9------------7-9-7------
-----------------------------------------------------------------10-9
----------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------

verse
Near to the east...																																	in an ancient land...
King Darius the third....																													Scythians fell.....

--------------------------------------------------------------------------
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------9-7------------9-9-9--7-7---------------------------
----------------------9-7------------9-9-9--7-7---7-5-5---5-5-5---5-5-5--
----------------------7-7------------7-7-7--5-5---5-3-3---3-3-3---3-3-3--
-0-0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-------0--0-0-0---------------------------------------

                called Macedonia...
								river Jaxartes.....
---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------
-5-5-5--5-5-4-------------------------repeat
-3-3-3--3-3-2-------------------------
-----------------5-3-2~---------------

At the age of nineteen..
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------9-11-12-11-------------------------------
----9-9-9--------------------------------------5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-4-
----7-7-7-------------------------7--9-10--9--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-2-
-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0------------------------------------------

---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------
-5-3-2~-------------------------------

By the Aegean sea....														4 B.C.  he utterly....
Entering Babylon....															treasures he found. took Persepolis
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------7-7-7-7-7-7---------------------------
----9-9-9-------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-4-
----7-7-7---------------------------------------3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-2-
-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0------------------------------------------

---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------
-5-3-2~-------------------------------

Chorus

---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------
-9----7----2----5---7----9------------
-9----7----2----5---7----9-----repeat--
-7----5----0----3---5----7------------
---------------------------------------

Interlude

-----------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------
-------7-9--10-9-7h9p7----------7-9-7----7----repeat
-10-10-----------------10-10-10-------10---9~-
------------------------------------------------

---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------
---4-5-4-7-5-4h5p4---------2----------
-7------------------7-3-3-5--5-3-5-2~-repeat
---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------

---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------
-2--2--2-2-2-2-2--2-2--2-2-2-2--2-2-2-continue pattern
---------------------------------------

------------8------------------8---------11~~
-11~~-9h11---11-9h11~~--9-11---11-9-11------
-----------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------

----------------------------------
----------------------------------
-8p6---10p8----12p10----14p12---
-----8------10--------12---------
----------------------------------
----------------------------------

--------------------------------------------------------------------
--------------------------------------------------------------------
---4-3~------4-3~---3---------------4-3~--3------------------------
-------------------5---5-4-1-2~----------5--5-4-2-5-4-2---5--7-----
---------2-----------------------2-----------------------2--3--5-----
-0-------2-0-----------------------0---------------------------------

---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------
-0-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-continue pattern

interlude 2
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
---4-5-7-5-4-----------5-6-5---8-10-6-5----------------------------------
-7-----------5/7---5-7-------7-----------7-5/4----------------------------
------------------------------------------------7-53/5-5-3-5-3~~-3h5-3---
-------------------------------------------------------------------------3-
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

Rhythym during solo

Am    C    G      Bb5    F5

Second section:

E5    C5    G5    D5    C5     D5   E5

Last verse:
A phrygian king.....							
--------------------------------------
--------------------------------------
----------------------------9--7------
----------------------------9--7------
----------------------------7--7------
-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0-----------

Alexander cut the Gordian knot....
--------------------------------------
--------------------------------------
----------------------------9--7------
----------------------------9--7------
----------------------------7--7------
-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0-----------

and legend says that...
--------------------------------------
--------------------------------------
------------------------------------4--
-7---7-7-7---7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--4--
-5---5-5-5---5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--2-
--------------------------------------
he would become the master...
--------------------------------------
--------------------------------------
--------------------------------------
-4---4-4-4---4-4-4---4-4-5---7-------------------
-2---2-2-2---2-2-2---2-2-3---5-------------------
--------------------------------------

Marching on....
---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------
-9--12--7---9-12--7----------------------------
-9--12--7---9-12--7----------------------------
-7--10--5---7-10--5----------------------------
---------------------------------------

battle weary marching....

--------------------------------------
--------------------------------------
----------------------------9--7------
----------------------------9--7------
----------------------------7--7------
-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0-----------


--------------------------------------
--------------------------------------
------------------------------------4--
-7---7-7-7---7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--4--
-5---5-5-5---5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--2-
--------------------------------------

--------------------------------------
--------------------------------------
--------------------------------------
-4---4-4-4---4-4-4---4-4-5---7-------
-2---2-2-2---2-2-2---2-2-3---5-------
--------------------------------------

died of fever in Babylon
--------------------------------------
--------------------------------------
-2---5---7-------------------------------
-2---5---7-------------------------------
-0---3---5-------------------------------
--------------------------------------

outro repeat fast intro

-----------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------
-(9)---9-7-------------------------------------
-----------10-9~~--9-7-------------------9----
------------------------10--9--9-10--9~~-7----
------------------------------------------0----
Copyright Hal Leonard
Tab from Maiden World - (http://www.maiden-world.com/)
Click here for printable version



You are here: Home > Tabs > Iron Maiden - Alexander The Great Guitar Tab


All content, images and other resources are the property of their respective copyright holders
Specific website content & style is copyright © 2003-2018 maiden-world.com, All Rights Reserved
Admin E-mail: admin AT maiden-world DOT com , Site Design by Jon Simpson