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Master of Puppets

Metallica

 

/ E5 - - - / D5 Db5 C5 - / - - - - /

Intro Riff x4

Interlude Riff x1½, Slide Riff x1

Interlude Riff x1½, Slide Riff x1

Interlude Riff x3½, Slide Riff x1

Interlude Riff x3½, Slide Riff x2

/ E5 - - - / - - - - /

Verse Riff x2

 

w/ Verse Riff x4

End of passion play, crumbling away, I'm your source of self-destruction

Veins that pump with fear, sucking darkest clear, leading on your death's construction

w/ Verse Riff in F# x2

Taste me you will see, more is all you need, dedicated to, how I'm killing you

/ B5 - - - /

 

w/ Chorus Riff x4

Come crawling faster (faster)

Obey your master (master)

Your life burns faster (faster)

                E5         F5

Obey your master, master!

E5                               F#5 (½)         G5 (2)

Master of puppets, I'm pulling your strings

C5                                  B5 (½)             A5 (2)

Twisting your mind and smashing your dreams

D5                          C5 (½)         B5

Blinded by me, you can't see a thing

E5                                    D5 (½)        C5 (1½)   E5       F5

Just call my name 'cause I'll hear you scream, master, master

E5                                    D5 (½)        C5 (2)     E5       F5

Just call my name 'cause I'll hear you scream, master, master

 

Interlude Riff x3½, Slide Riff x2

 

w/ Verse Riff x4

Needlework the way, never you betray, life of death becoming clearer

Pain monopoly, ritual misery, chop your breakfast on a mirror

w/ Verse Riff in F# x2

Taste me you will see, more is all you need, dedicated to, how I'm killing you

/ B5 - - - /

 

w/ Chorus Riff x4

Come crawling faster (faster)

Obey your master (master)

Your life burns faster (faster)

                E5         F5

Obey your master, master!

E5                               F#5 (½)         G5 (2)

Master of puppets, I'm pulling your strings

C5                                  B5 (½)             A5 (2)

Twisting your mind and smashing your dreams

D5                          C5 (½)         B5

Blinded by me, you can't see a thing

E5                                    D5 (½)        C5 (1½)   E5       F5

Just call my name 'cause I'll hear you scream, master, master

E5                                    D5 (½)        C5 (2)     E5       F5

Just call my name 'cause I'll hear you scream, master, master (mastar, mastarr)

HALF TIME

Clean Gtr: / Em - D - / - - C - / - - Am - / B - B/D# - /

Drum Hits: / Em - D - / - - C - / - - Am - / B - B/D# - /

Harm Gtrs: / Em - D - / - - C - / - - Am - / B - B/D# - /

          / Em - D - / - - C - / - - Am - / B - B/D# - /

Gtr Solo: / Em - D - / - - C - / - - Am - / B - B/D# - /

          / Em - D - / - - C - / - - Am - / B - B/D# - /

Harm Gtrs: / Em - D - / - - C - / - - Am - / B - B/D# - /

          / Em - D - / - - C - / - - Am - / B - B/D# - /

Heavy:    / Em - D - / - - C - / - - Am - / B - B/D# - /

          / Em - D - / - - C - / - - Am - / B - B/D# - / E5 - - - / - - - - /

          / F#5 - - - / - - - - / - - - - / - - - - /

 

F#5 (8)

Master, master, where's the dreams that I've been after?

Master, master, you promised only lies

Laughter, laughter, all I hear or see is laughter

Laughter, laughter, laughing at my cries

 

STANDARD TIME

/ G5 - - - / - - - - / F#5 - - - / E5 - - - /

                                                 Fix me!

Gtr Solo: Verse Riff x4

          Verse Riff in F# x2

          / B5 - - - /

 

Bridge Riff x4

/ E5 - - - /

/ Em - - - / - C - - / - - - - / Em - - - /

/ Em - - - / - C - - / - - - - / Em - - - /

/ Em - - - / - C - - / - - - - / Em - - - /

/ Em - - - / - C - - / - - - - / Em - - - / C - - - /

Interlude Riff x1½, Slide Riff x1

Interlude Riff x1½, Slide Riff x2

 

w/ Verse Riff x4

Hell is worth all that, natural habitat, just a rhyme without a reason

Never-ending maze, drift on numbered days, now your life is out of season

w/ Verse Riff in F# x2

I will occupy, I will help you die, I will run through you, now I rule you too

/ B5 - - - /

 

w/ Chorus Riff x4

Come crawling faster (faster)

Obey your master (master)

Your life burns faster (faster)

                E5         F5

Obey your master, master!

E5                               F#5 (½)         G5 (2)

Master of puppets, I'm pulling your strings

C5                                  B5 (½)             A5 (2)

Twisting your mind and smashing your dreams

D5                          C5 (½)         B5

Blinded by me, you can't see a thing

E5                                    D5 (½)        C5 (1½)   E5       F5

Just call my name 'cause I'll hear you scream, master, master

E5                                    D5 (½)        C5 (2)     E5       F5

Just call my name 'cause I'll hear you scream, master, master

 

Verse Riff x4

/ N.C. - - - /

   Ha ha ha ha

Slide Riff x1

End on E5


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