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Tabs: Metallica "Disposable Heroes"

Tabs: Metallica

 

USER-SUBMITTED TAB

Below is a user-submitted guitar tablature for the song "Disposable Heroes" by Metallica, one of several user-submitted tabs to be found on GuitarWorld.com.

Please note that this is not an official Guitar World tab. For official tabs, visit the Hal Leonard website.

Artist: Metallica

Song: "Disposable heroes"

Album: Master Of Puppets


| KEY:                                    |
| =     - hold note(s)                    |
| h	- hammer on                       |
| p	- pull off                        |
| PM 	- palm mute                       |
| ^     - accented note                   |
| .     - staccato note                   |
| /  \  - slide up or down (shorter)      |
| // \\ - slide up or down (longer)       |
| u d   - up and down right hand picking  |
|_________attacks_________________________|

Intro:
  e|-d-d-d-d-d-d--d---d---d--|-d-d-d-d-d-d--d------d--|
6 B|-------------------------|------------------------|
_ G|.------------------------|------------------------|
  D|.-------------4---5---4--|--------------5/-7---4--|
4 A|--------------4---5---4--|--------------5/-7---4--|
  E|-0-0-0-0-0-0--2---3---2--|-0-0-0-0-0-0--3/-5---2--|
   PM.........               PM..........

                                                   4x
e|-d-d-d-d-d-d--d---d---d---|-d-d-d-d-d-d-d-d-d-d----|
B|--------------------------|------------------------|
G|--------------------------|-------------------9===.|
D|--------------4---5---4---|-------------------9===.| 
A|--------------4---5---4---|-------------------7====|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0--2---3---2---|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0------|
   PM.........               PM..........  

Lead (over intro):   w/wah wah
e|----------------------------|-------------------------|
B|----------------------------|-------------------------|
G|.=9=============11/-12--11--|-9===========12/-14--11--|
D|.=9=============11/-12--11--|-9===========12/-14--11--|
A|-=7============= 9/-10--9---|-7===========10/-12--9---|
E|----------------------------|-------------------------|

                            _________________________ _________________________
                           | 1                       | 2
e|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
G|-9===========11/-12--11--|-9======================.|-------------------------|
D|-9===========11/-12--11--|-9======================.|-------------------2=====|
A|-7===========-9/-10--9---|-7=======================|-------------------2=====|
E|-------------------------|-------------------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0=====|

 (in 4/4)     Repeat
e|---d---d-u-d---d---d---d---d-u-d-u-|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|.---------------------------------.|
D|.---------------------------------.|
A|---^-------^---^---^---^-----------|
E|---0---0-0-0---0---0---0---0-0-0-0-|
     PM      PM.....................


Lead over (wah off)
e|------------|----------|----------|-----------|
B|-------- ^^ |----------|----------|-----------|
G|.-12=====14\|11=====14\|10=====12\|9=========.|
D|.-12=====14\|11=====14\|10=====12\|9=========.|
A|--10=====12\|-9=====12\|-8=====10\|7==========|
E|------------|----------|----------|-----------|

                         x6
e|---------------------------------|
B|--^----------------^-------------|
G|.(6)--------------(6)-----------.|
D|.-6----------------6------------.|
A|--4--4-4-4-4-4-4---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
E|---------------------------------|
       PM.........     PM.........


                      /---3---\   /---3---\
e|------------------------|--------------------------|
B|------------------------|--------------.---.-------|
G|-.---------.--^-----^-^-|--.---.-------7---6---4---|
D|--------p-------p-------|--5---4---2---7---6---4---|
A|-0---10-9--0--9-7-------|--5---4---2---5---4---2---|
E|-------------------10-9-|--3---2---0---------------|
PM..         .    .......    .....................



e|   d   d u d   d   d   d   d u d u |
B|-----------------------------------|
G|.---------------------------------.|
D|.---------------------------------.|
A|---.-------.---.---.---.-----------|
E|---0---0-0-0---0---0---0---0-0-0-0-|

1 Bodies fill the fields I see
2 Barking of machine gun fire does
3 Life planned out before my birth

e|---d---d-u-d---d---d---d---d-u-d-u-|-d---d-u-d---d---d---d---d-u-d-u-|
B|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|---.-------.---.---.---.-----------|-.-------.---.---.---.-----------|
E|---3---3-3-3---3---3---3---3-3-3-3-|-2---2-2-2---2---2---2---2-2-2-2-|
1 Hungry heroes end  2 nothing to me now   3 nothing could I say.

W/RHY FIG 2
1 No one to play soldier now
2 Sounding of the clock that ticks, get 
3 Had no chance to see myself


e|---d---d-u-d---d---d---d---d-u-d-u-|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|.---------------------------------.|
D|.---------------------------------.|
A|---^-------^---^---^---^-----------|
E|---0---0-0-0---0---0---0---0-0-0-0-|
     PM      PM.....................

e|---d---d-u-d---d---d---d---d-u-d-u-|-d---d-u-d---d---d---d---d-u-d-u-|
B|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|---.-------.---.---.---.-----------|-.-------.---.---.---.-----------|
E|---3---3-3-3---3---3---3---3-3-3-3-|-7---7-7-7---7---7---7---7-7-7-7-|
1 no one to pretend 2 used to it somehow 3 molded day by day


W/RHY FIG 2
Running blind through killing fields, bred to kill them all.
                                   2x
e|---d---d-u-d---d---d---d---d-u-d-u-|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|.---------------------------------.|
D|.---------------------------------.|
A|---.-------.---.---.---.-----------|
E|---0---0-0-0---0---0---0---0-0-0-0-|
     PM      PM.....................
Victim of what said should be, a servant till I fall


       PM.........     ...........          PM.........
e|---------------------------------|R|--------------------------------|
B|--^----------------^-------------|E|-^----------------^-------------|
G|.(6)--------------(6)-----------.|P|(6)--------------(6)--4-----4--.|
D|.-6----------------6------------.|E|-6----------------6---2-----2--.|
A|--4--4-4-4-4-4-4---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|A|-4--4-4-4-4-4-4---4---2-----2---|
E|---------------------------------|T|--------------------------------|
    Soldier boy, made of c l a y       Now an empty         c e l l
    21, only son                       Body served us       w e l l
    Bred to kill, Not to care          Blah blah blah blah  b l a h
    Blah blah blah, bringing death     We've got to get     a w a y



(4/4)                           (3/4)       (3/4)
      PM.........     PM.........        PM.........    ....
e|--------------------------------|-R-|--------------------|-----------------|
B|--------------------------------|-E-|--------------------|-^---------------|
G|.^---------------^--------------|-P-|-^---------------^--|(0)-------------.|
D|.4---------------2--------------|-E-|-4---------------4--|-0-----------^--.|
A|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2--0--2-2-2-2-2-2-|-A-|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2--2--|-2--2-2-2-2--2---|
E|--------------------------------|-T-|--------------------|-----------------|

** See the last 2 bars here as: one 4/4 bar with 1 beat cut off, and one 2/4 bar with one extra beat


W/RIFF C
     (4/4)                              (3/4)
e|--------------------|---------------------|---------------|-------|
B|-----h-p--h-----h-p-|------h-p--h-----h-p-|------h-p--h---|-------|
G|.4===5-4------4-5-4=|(4)===5-4------4-5-4=|(4)===5-4------|-4*\\\.|
D|.---------7===------|-----------7===------|-----------7===|------.|
A|--------------------|---------------------|---------------|-------|
E|--------------------|---------------------|---------------|-------|
  * - Depress bar equivalence of 1/2 step for every 1/2 beat

                                    _________________________________
                                   | This bar third time only        |
   /----3----\     /--3--\         | /----3----\     /--3--\
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------|
B|-.----.----.---------------------|-.----.----.-----------7---|
G|-4----3----4-----5===--4---------|-6----5----6-----7===--5---|
D|-4----3----4-----5===--4---------|-6----5----6-----7===--7---|
A|-2----1----2-----3===--2---------|-4----3----4-----5===--6---|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------|
   PM..........                      PM..........

                                                          4x
e|---------------------------|--------------|--------------|-----------|
B|---------------------------|--------------|--------------|-----------|
G|---------------------------|------.-------|---------.----|-----------|
D|-----------------------5===|=(5)==8----4==|==(4)====7--3=|=(3)====5\\|
A|-.------.--.--.--.--.--5===|=(5)==8----4==|==(4)====7--3=|=(3)====5\\|
E|-0--0-0-0--0--0--0--0--3===|=(3)==6----2==|==(2)====5--1=|=(1)====3\\|
   PM     PM...........             PM               PM
Back to the front. You will do what I say, when I say.
Back to the front. You will die when I say you must die.
Back to the front. You coward, you servant, you blind man.

  e|-------------------------|    |------|    |-----------------------|
4 B|-----------------------^-|   2|------|   7|-----------------------|
_ G|-----------------------.-|   _| HALF |   _|-----------------------|
  D|-----------------------2-|    | REST |    |-----------------------|
4 A|-.------.--.--.--.--.--2-|   4|------|   8|-.------.--.--.--.--.--|
  E|-0--0-0-0--0--0--0--0--0-|    |------|    |-0--0-0-0--0--0--0--0--|

rhythm figure 2
 (4/4)
e|------------------|----------------|----------------|---------------|
B|------------------|----------------|----------------|---------------|
G|.-----------.-----|----------.-----|----------.-----|----------.---.|
D|.-2==-------p-----|----------p-----|2---------p-----|----------p---.|
A|--2==-.-.-5-7-----|5---.-.-4-7-----|2---.-.-5-7-----|5---.-.-4-7-2==|
E|--0==-0-0-----0-0-|0---0-0-----0-0-|0---0-0-----0-0-|0---0-0-----0==|
        PM.     ...      ...     ...      ...     ...      ...
Why...  am I dying?   Kill...  have no fear.
Lie...  live off lying.  Hell...  hell is here. (repeat)

                              I was born for dying....
  e|-------------------------|---------|-----------------|-----------------|
4 B|-----------------------^-|---------|-----------------|-----------------|
_ G|-----------------------.-|- WHOLE -|-----------------|-----------------|
  D|-----------------------2-|- REST  -|-----------------|-----------------|
4 A|-.------.--.--.--.--.--2-|---------|-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-|-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-|
  E|-0--0=0=0--0--0--0--0--0-|---------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
     PM     PM...........                PM...............................

     
PLAY RIFF A (x6?)      e|------------|--------|    PLAY RIFF A (x3)  e|------|
PLAY RIFF B            B|------------|--------|    PLAY RIFF B       B|------|
                       G|-6==6==6==6-|-6======|                      G|------|
                       D|-6==6==6==6-|-4======|                      D|-4\\--|
                       A|-4==4==4==4-|-4======|                      A|-4\\--|
                       E|----4==---4-|--------|                      E|-2\\--|

 



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