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Tabs: Metallica "Escape"

Tabs: Metallica

 

USER-SUBMITTED TAB

Below is a user-submitted guitar tablature for the song "Escape" by Metalica, 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: "Escape"

Album: Ride The Lightning 
 

Gtr I, II (E A D G B E) - 'James Hetfield - Rhythm w/dist'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Kirk Hammett - Lead w/dist'

  Intro
    Q=144
   4/4
    Gtrs I, II
      PM------|
                                |-3-|
    E E E E E E a E E   +Q.   E S S S E Q   3x E E E E E E a E E
||--------------------|---------------------||-------------------|
||o-------------------|--------------------o||-------------------|
||--------------4h5-4-|-(4)---5-4h5p4-------||-------------4h5-4-|
||--7-----------5h7-5-|-(5)---7-5h7p5-7-5---||-7-----------5h7-5-|
||o-0-0-0-0-0-0-------|---------------8-7--o||-0-0-0-0-0-0-------|
||--------------------|---------------------||-------------------|
    E E E E E E a E E   +Q.   E S S S E Q      E E E E E E a E E
                                |-3-|


                                         $
                         PM----------|       PM----------|
          |-3-|
  +Q.   E S S S E Q      E E E E E E E E  4x E E E E E E E E
|--------------------||-------------------||------------------|
|--------------------||o-----------------o||------------------|
|-(4)---5-4h5p4------||----------------5--||---------------4--|
|-(5)---7-5h7p5-7-5--||----------------7--||---------------5--|
|---------------8-7--||o-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---o||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|
|--------------------||-------------------||------------------|
  +Q.   E S S S E Q
          |-3-|


--PM----|             PM--------------PM----|
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|---------8-7-5-7-|---------------4-|---------8-7-5-7-||
|-----------------|-7-------------5-|-----------------||
|-0-0-0-0-6-5-3-5-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|-0-0-0-0-6-5-3-5-||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
  E E E E E E E E                     E E E E E E E E


   Verse 1 & 2
    PM-----------------------------------
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E S S
||------------------|-------------------|
||o-----------------|-------------------|
||------------------|-------------------|
||------------------|-------------------|
||o-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-5-|
||--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-|


 -------------------------------------|
  S S E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E S S
|-------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------|--------------------|
|-5-5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-5--|
|-3-3-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3--|


  PM-------------------------------------
  S S E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E S S
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-5-5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-5-|
|-3-3-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-|


 -----------------|
  S S E E E E E E E   Q  Q  S E. S E.
|-------------------|------------------||
|-------------------|-----------------o||
|-------------------|------------------||
|-------------------|------------------||
|-5-5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4--5--x-2--x-3--o||
|-3-3-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2--3--x-0--x-1---||


   Chorus
    Gtr II, III
    Q  E Q  Q  E    Q.   Q     Q   E    H      H           W              3x
||---------------|-------------------|------------------|-----------------||
||o--------------|-------------------|------------------|----------------o||
||-------7--5--4-|-------7-----5---7-|--7s=====4--------|-----------------||
||---------------|--7----------------|------------------|-----------------||
||o--------------|-------------------|------------------|----------------o||
||---------------|-------------------|------------------|-----------------||
|
|   Gtr I
|                              PM|                PM|            PM----|
|   W              +H      +E  E E E   +H     +E  E E E   +H     E E E E  3x
||---------------|-------------------|------------------|-----------------||
||o--------------|-------------------|------------------|----------------o||
||---------------|-------------------|------------------|--------------2--||
||---------------|-------------------|------------------|------------4----||
||o-7------------|-(7)-----(7)-----5-|-(5)----(5)-----4-|-(4)------4-----o||
||--5------------|-(5)-----(5)-0-5-3-|-(3)----(3)-0-3-2-|-(2)----2--------||


                                                                       D.S.
  Q  E E +E  Q  E    Q.   E +E  Q   E    H      H           W
|-----------------|-------------------|------------------|-------------||
|-----------------|-------------------|------------------|-------------||
|------7-(7)-5--4-|-------7-(7)-5---7-|--7s=====4--------|-\2----------||
|-----------------|--7----------------|------------------|-------------||
|-----------------|-------------------|------------------|-------------||
|-----------------|-------------------|------------------|-------------||
|
|                               PM|                PM|
| W                 +H      +E  E E E   +H     +E  E E E   +W
|-----------------|-------------------|------------------|-------------||
|-----------------|-------------------|------------------|-------------||
|-----------------|-------------------|------------------|-------------||
|-----------------|-------------------|------------------|-------------||
|-7---------------|-(7)-----(7)-----5-|-(5)----(5)-----4-|-(4)---------||
|-5---------------|-(5)-----(5)-0-5-3-|-(3)----(3)-0-3-2-|-(2)---------||


    Gtrs I, II
    PM--|          PM--|
    E E E E H      E E E E H
||---------------|--------------||
||o--------------|-------------o||
||--------4-2----|-------2------||
||------4-4-2----|-----4-2-5----||
||o---4---2-0----|---4---0-5---o||
||--2------------|-2-------3----||


 Bridge - Half Time Feel
  PM-|          PM---------------|          PM-------|
  Q  Q  Q  Q    Q  Q  Q  Q    Q  Q  Q  Q    Q  Q  Q  Q
|-------------|-------------|-------------|------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|------------|
|-------4--2--|-------------|-------4--2--|------------|
|-4--4--2--0--|-4--4--5--5--|-4--4--2--0--|-4--4--5--5-|
|-2--2--------|-2--2--3--3--|-2--2--------|-2--2--3--3-|


  PM-|          PM---------------|          PM-------|
  Q  Q  Q  Q    Q  Q  Q  Q    Q  Q  Q  Q    Q  Q  Q  Q
|-------------|-------------|-------------|------------||
|-------------|-------------|-------------|------------||
|-------------|-------------|-------------|------------||
|-------4--2--|-------------|-------4--2--|------------||
|-4--4--2--0--|-4--4--5--5--|-4--4--2--0--|-2--2--5--5-||
|-2--2--------|-2--2--3--3--|-2--2--------|-0--0--3--3-||


                                     6/4
  PM--------------------------------------------------------|
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------------||
|-------4-2-2-2-2-|-------2---------|-------2-----------------||
|-----4-4-2-2-2-2-|-----4-2-5-5-5-5-|-----4-------------------||
|---4---2-0-0-0-0-|---4---0-5-5-5-5-|---4-----3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-||
|-2---------------|-2-------3-3-3-3-|-2-------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-||


 Guitar Solo
 4/4
  Gtr III
                                      |-------3-------|                      |--3---|
   Q.        E      +Q      Q         Q       Q       Q       Q       E     +S   S  S
|----------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|-15b17-----15b17==(15)r---15b17---|-15b17---15b17---15b17---15b17---15b17r(15)p14p12-|
|----------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|
| Gtrs I, II
|       PM-----------------|          PM-------------------|
|  E    E E  E       E   E  E    E    E    E       E       E  E    E  E      E
|----------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------0-|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------0-|--------------------------8----7--5------7--------|
|--2-------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|--0----0-0--0-------0---0--0------|--0----0-------0-------0--6----5--3------5--------|
|-Rhy Fig 1                                                             end Rhy Fig 1-|

w/Rhy Fig 1 x3
   Q       Q       Q       E     +E
|-15b17---15b17---15b17---15b17r(15)-|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|



                             ~~~~~
                             |----3----|
   +Q.      S  S  E  E      +E    E    E
|-(15)p====12----12-------------------12-|
|-------------15----15b17==(15)r-15------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|



   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|-15-14-12----14-12-------12----------------------|
|----------15-------15-14----15-14-12-15-14-12----|
|----------------------------------------------14-|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|



                           |--3--|
   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S E E E
|----------------------------------------|
|-14-12-------12-------------------------|
|-------14-12----14-12-11-14-12p11s9-7---|
|--------------------------------------9-|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|



  Q     E E E E E E   E    +S  S E E +H
|-------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------------|---------------------------|
|-7b8-----7-9-7-9-7-|-9b11r(9)p7---7-(7)--------|
|-------9-----------|------------9--------------|
|-------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------------|---------------------------|



                                                         ~~~~~~~
   E  E E  E E  E E  E    E E  Q       Q   E  E   Q   E  E  +Q   E  E
|-12-10-9----9-10-9----|------------------------|---------------------|
|---------12--------12-|-10-9-10b12---10---9h10-|-9-------------------|
|----------------------|------------------------|-----9----------9-11-|
|----------------------|------------------------|-------11-(11)-------|
|----------------------|------------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------|------------------------|---------------------|
|
|  PM-----|               PM----------|
|  E  E E  E H            E E  E    E  E E Q
|----------------------|------------------------|
|----------------------|------------------------|
|----------------------|------------------------|
|----------------------|------------------------| w/Rhy Fig 2 x2
|--2--4-4--2-4---------|--2-4--4----2--2-5-5----|
|--0--2-2--0-2---------|--0-2--2----0--0-3-3----|
|-Rhy Fig 2                       end Rhy Fig 2-|

                  ~~~~~~
   E     +S  S  E E +E   E E  E    E    E  S S  S S  S S  S S  S S  S S
|-------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------9-12p9----9-12p9-10p9----9------|
|-11b13r(11)p9-11-9-(9)----9-11-|-11b13--------11-------------11---11-9-|
|-----------------------11------|---------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|---------------------------------------|



                      |-3--|              |-3--|
   S S  S S  S S  S S S  S S  S S  E     +S  S S
|---------------------9h12p9---------------------|
|--------------9-12-9--------12p9----------------|
|-11-9----9-11--------------------11b13r(11)p9s8-|
|------11----------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|



 6/4
  S S S S S S S S S S S S  S S S S  S S S S  S S S S
|----------------------------------------------------||
|-----0-0-7-0-0-0-9-0-0-0-10-0-0-0-12-0-0-0-10-0-0-0-||
|-9-8------------------------------------------------||
|----------------------------------------------------||
|----------------------------------------------------||
|----------------------------------------------------||
|
| PM--------------|
| E   E   E   E   E   E    Q        H
|----------------------------------------------------||
|----------------------------------------------------||
|----------------------------------------------------||
|----------------------------------------------------||
|-2---4---4---2---2---5------------------------------||
|-0---2---2---0---0---3------------------------------||


   4/4
    Gtrs I, II
    Rhy Fig 1 x6


   4/4
    Gtr I, II
    w/Rhy Fig 1
    Gtr III
    Q   E E +E  Q   E   Q.     E +E  Q   E
||--------------------|--------------------|
||o-------------------|--------------------|
||--------------------|--------------------|
||--------8-(8)-7---5-|--------8-(8)-5---7-|
||o-------------------|-7------------------|
||--------6-(6)-5---3-|-0------6-(6)-3---5-|



  W                 +W                   repeat to fade
|-----------------|---------------------||
|-----------------|--------------------o||
|-----------------|---------------------||
|-5---------------|-(5)\----------------||
|-----------------|--------------------o||
|-3---------------|-(3)-----------------||

 



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