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Iron Maiden - Be Quick Or Be Dead Guitar Tab

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Song: Iron Maiden - Be Quick Or Be Dead
Author: Gil (gil@maidencentral.com)
Type: Guitar
Album: Fear Of The Dark
Track no: 1

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.


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Riff1/intro                                                3x  last time |     
||---------------------------------------------------------||------------|
||---------------------------------------------------------||------------|
||*-------------------------------------------------------*||------------|
||*-----5p0-0--1p0-3p0-1p0-0--0-----5p0-0--1p0-3p0-1p0----*||------------|
||-----------------------------------------------------3t--||-1p0--------|
||--3/3-------------------------3/3------------------------||------------|


Verse 
||------------------------------------------------------------|
||------------------------------------------------------------|
||*-----------------------------------------------------------|
||*---------------------------------------------------7t--8/8-|
||----------------------------------------------------5t--6/6-|
||--1/3-3-3/3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3/3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3/3-3-3-3---------|
    XXX X XXX X X X  X X X XXX X X X  X X X XXX X X X                        
							 2x
|--------------------------------------------------------||
|--------------------------------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------------------------*||
|----------------------------------3t--5/5----8t---8/8--*||
|----------------------------------1t--3/3----6t---5/5---||
|-3-3-3-3/3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3/3-3-3-3-----------------------||
   X X X XXX X X X  X X X XXX X X X 
                 	  			      _______________  ________                  
Prechorus (2 times)				     |1st time	      |2nd time
||---------------------------------------------------|---------------||---------
||---------------------------------------------------|---------------||---------
||---------------------------------------------------|--------------*||-8-8/8-8-
||-5-5-5-5/5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5/5-5-5-5--3-3-3-3/3-3-3-3-|--------------*||-6-5/5-6-
||-3-3-3-3/3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3/3-3-3-3--1-1-1-1/1-1-1-1-|-3-3-3-3/3-3-3-||---------
||-X-X-X-XXX-X-X-X--X-X-X-XXX-X-X-X--X-X-X-XXX-X-X-X-|-1-1-1-1/1-1-1-||---------
                    				       X X X XXX X X 

Chorus                                                4x                     
||----------------------------------------------------||
||----------------------------------------------------||
||*--------------------------------------------------*||
||*----5/7-5--0---3/5-3--0---1/3-1--0---1-1-1p0------*||
||----------------------------------------------3-----||
||---3----------3----------3----------3-----------3---||


||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
||---------------------------------------------------------3-----5----3--------|
||-3/3----5/5-----3/3----5/5----3/3----5/5----3/3----5/5---1-3---3-5--1-3-5/5--|
||-1/1----3/3-----1/1----3/3----1/1----3/3----1/1----3/3-----1-----3----1-3/3--|


|--------------------------------------------||
|--------------------------------------------||
|--------------------------------------------||
|-3-------5--------3--5--7/7----8/8---10/10--||
|-1--3----3--5-----1--3--5/5----6/6----8/8---||
|----1-------3-------------------------------||
                                                                              
repeat intro, verse, chorus, intro                                                    

solo 1 rythm (2:29->2:44)	 _____  _____
(2 times)                       |1st   |2nd                
-||----------------------------||-----|------||
-||----------------------------||-----|------||
-||*--------------------------*||-----|------||
-||*-5---3--5--3-5-3-5---3--5-*||-8-8-|------||
-||--3---3--3--3-3-3-5---3--3--||-6-6-|-8-6--||
-||----------------------------||-----|-6-4--||

solo 1 (2:29)                                                                         
||-------|-------------------------|---------------|-----------------------|
||-------|---8h13p8----11p10p8----8|---------------|-----------------------|
||-10!12-|----------10---------10--|11p10p8----8--7|h8p7----7----7h8p7----7|
||-------|-------------------------|--------10-----|-----10---10-------10--|
||-------|-------------------------|---------------|-----------------------|
||-------|-------------------------|---------------|-----------------------|
                                                                   
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|-------------|
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|-------------|
|----7h8p7----7----7h8p7----7-|----7h10p7----7----7h8p7------|-------------|
|-10-------10---10-------10---|-10--------10---10-------10-8-|-7----7-10/10|
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|---10--------|
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|-------------|
                                                      ---3--                  
(2:36)                |---3--||--3--||--3--||--3-|                            
|---------8---8-8-8-|-----------------------8-----|
|-------8---8-------|-11p8-11p8----8-8-8-11-8-----|
|-10b12-------------|-----------10-------------10-|
|-------------------|-----------------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------------|

  --3--- --3---       	  ___________
|----8-8------8-------11b13        13r11--13b15-|-13-11\10-11p10----|
|----8-8-11p8-8-----8--------|------------------|----------------11-|
|-10-------------10----------|------------------|-------------------|
|----------------------------|------------------|-------------------|
|----------------------------|------------------|-------------------|
|----------------------------|------------------|-------------------|

|-10---------------------------------------------------|
|----11------------------------------------------------|
|-------10\8----8\7---7h8p7----7-----------------------|
|------------10-----8-------10---10p7----7-------------|
|-------------------------------------10---10p7--------|
|-----------------------------------------------10-8\3-|
                        --3---             ---3---                            
mid-solo & solo 2 rythm	   _______  ____
2 times                   |1st     |2nd    
||----------------------------||-------|-----||
||----------------------------||-------|-----||
||*--------------------------*||-------|-----||
||*-7---5--7--5-7-5-7---5--7-*||-10-10-|-5-3-||
||--5---5--5--5-5-5-5---5--5--||--8--8-|-3-1-||
||----------------------------||-------|-----||
          


Mid-solo (2 :44)
Guitar1
||------___----------15-13-12--10-13-12-10-----10-||
||----15   15b18---------------------------13-----||
||------------------------------------------------||
||------------------------------------------------||
||------------------------------------------------||
||------------------------------------------------||

guitar2 ___
||----18   18b22-----18-17-15-----17-15-----------||
||-----------------------------18-------18-17-18--||
||------------------------------------------------||
||------------------------------------------------||
||------------------------------------------------||
||------------------------------------------------||

solo 2
||-10-11-10h11p10----------------|
||----------------10-11p10-11p10-|
||-------------------------------|
||-------------------------------|
||-------------------------------|
||-------------------------------|
        ---3----          --3-- 
							*!!!!!see end of the tab
							for explanations
|----------------------------------------------|-----------------------------
|----------------10-11-13-10-11p10-11p10-13p11-|-10--------------------------
|-9h10p9h10p9-12-------------------------------|----12p10h12p10-12-10-12-----
|----------------------------------------------|-----------------------------
|----------------------------------------------|-----------------------------
|----------------------------------------------|-----------------------------
           --3-- ----3---                                       |----3---|     
					     
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-9-11-9--10-8-10--7-9-7--8-6-8--6--|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
   --3!-- |---3---| -3!-- |--3-|  ! 

2 :51
||----------------(13)!\11-13p10---(17)!\15-17p15--|
||-(11)!-10/11p10----------------------------------|
||-------------------------------------------------|
||-------------------------------------------------|
||-------------------------------------------------|
||-------------------------------------------------|
     
      _______         _______               ----3--- ----3--- ---3-             
|-18b20     20r18-17-15     15h17p15\13--15p13-15p13\12h13p12----------------
|-------------------------------------------------------------15p13\10-------
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------

   ---3---  ----3---      ----3---- ----3---- ----3--- ---3--- ----3---     
|-----------------------------------------------------------15h18p15-15------
|-13p11h13p11\10----------11p10-----------15h16p15----16h18------------------
|----------------12p10h12-------12--15h17----------17------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------

|-18p15----15h18p15----15h18p15-18b20----------------------------------------
|-------17----------17-------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                      hold----|  end solo2:58                 
    		                 _______________  	 ________                  
Prechorus (2 times)		|1st time		|2nd time
||---------------------------------------------------|---------------||---------
||---------------------------------------------------|---------------||---------
||---------------------------------------------------|--------------*||-8-8/8-8-
||-5-5-5-5/5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5/5-5-5-5--3-3-3-3/3-3-3-3-|--------------*||-6-5/5-6-
||-3-3-3-3/3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3/3-3-3-3--1-1-1-1/1-1-1-1-|-3-3-3-3/3-3-3-||---------
||-X-X-X-XXX-X-X-X--X-X-X-XXX-X-X-X--X-X-X-XXX-X-X-X-|-1-1-1-1/1-1-1-||---------
                    				       X X X XXX X X 

ending                                                2x                     
||----------------------------------------------------||
||----------------------------------------------------||
||*--------------------------------------------------*||
||*----5/7-5--0---3/5-3--0---1/3-1--0---1-1-1p0------*||
||----------------------------------------------3-----||
||---3----------3----------3----------3-----------3---||


*!!!!in the solo: play the --12-10-12-- ,then play the same frets but using trem 
bar, so you will have a --9-11-9-- sound. The ---3!-- indicates the frets played WITH trem bar, the frets to play are the frets before these ones(those with |--3--| under them). 
				 
 LEGEND:
-5/7- |			-3- | mute	
       }slide		 X  |
-7\5- |	

-7p5- | pull-off	  _____
			-12   12- |hold
-5h7- | hammer		---3/3--- |hold
			
	 Ax
||-------||    |
||-------||    |
||*-----*||    |
||*--5--*||    |repeat (A) times
||---3---||    |
||-------||    |
Copyright Gil (gil@maidencentral.com)
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