Metallica

From Whom The Bell Tolls Tabs



More from Metallica

Metallica Tabs
Metallica Chords
Metallica Bass
Metallica Lyrics



-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS

From the Album: Ride The Lightning

Words and music by: James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich and Cliff Burton

Transcribed by Travis fitch (Fitch@eng2.eng.monash.edu.au)

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Moderate Rock 120



(Rhy 1) (End of Rhy 1)

Intro (Play 8 times)

w/Bells F#5 F#5 E5 F#5 F#5

e:-------------------|-------------------|--10--9--8--7--|--------10-------------------|

B:-------------------|-------------------|---------------|--8--7-----------------------|

G:-------------------|-------------------|---7--6--5--4--|---------7--7--6-------------|

D:-------------------|-------------------|---------------|--5--4-----------------------|

A:-------------------|--------4-4---4-4--|---------------|------------5--4-------(4)\--|

E:-------------------|--------2-2---2-2--|---------------|-----------------------------|







w/Rhy 1 (Play 4 times)

e:-------------------|-------------------|--------------------------|--------------------------|

B:-------------------|-------------------|--------------------------|--------------------------|

G:-------------------|-------------------|--------------------------|--------------------------|

D:-------------------|-------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------2--|

A:-------------------|-------------------|--2--5--4--3--2--5--4--3--|--2--5--4--3--2--5--6--0--|

E:-------------------|-------------------|--0--3--2--1--0--3--2--1--|--0--3--2--1--0--2--3-----|







e:--------------------------|--------------------------|-------------------|-------------------|

B:--------------------------|--------------------------|-------------------|-------------------|

G:--------------------------|--------------------------|-------------------|-------------------|

D:--------------------------|-----------------------4--|--2----------------|--(2)--------------|

A:--2--5--4--3--2--5--4--3--|--2--5--4--3--2--4--5--2--|--2----------------|--(2)--------------|

E:--0--3--2--1--0--3--2--1--|--0--3--2--1--0--2--3-----|--0----------------|--(0)--------------|







Rhy Fig 2

E5

e:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

B:--8-----7--------7--8-----7--------7--|--8-----7--------7--8-----7--------7--|

G:-----9-----7--9--------9-----7--9-----|------9-----7--9--------9-----7--9----|

D:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

A:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

E:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|







G5 G5 (abrupt halt on G5)

e:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

B:--8-----7--------7--8-----7--------7--|--8-----7--------7--8-----7--------7--|

G:-----9-----7--9--------9-----7--9-----|------9-----7--9--------9-----7--9----|

D:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

A:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

E:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|







E5

e:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

B:--8-----7--------7--8-----7--------7--|--8-----7--------7--8-----7--------7--|

G:-----9-----7--9--------9-----7--9-----|------9-----7--9--------9-----7--9----|

D:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

A:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

E:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|







(x2)

(End of Rhy Fig 2)

G5 C5 A5

e:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

B:--8-----7--------7--8-----7--------7--|--8-----7--------7--8-----7--------7--|

G:-----9-----7--9--------9-----7--9-----|------9-----7--9--------9-----7--9----|

D:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

A:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

E:--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|







(Rhy Fig 3) (end of Rhy Fig 3)

e:---------------------|--------------------|---------------------|---------------------------|

B:---------------------|--------------------|---------------------|---------------------------|

G:---------------------|--------------------|---------------------|---------------------------|

D:------------------2--|-------------3------|------------------2--|----------------3----------|

A:--------5---------0--|---------5---1---4--|--------5---------0--|--------5-------1---4---3--|

E:--0-0-0-3---0-0-0----|---0-0-0-3-------2--|--0-0-0-3---0-0-0----|--0-0-0-3-0-0-------2---1--|







1st Verses

w/Rhy 2 (2 times)



Make his fight on the hills in the early days.

Constant chill deep inside.

Shouting gun, on they run through the endless grey.

On they fight for they're right Yes, but who's to say?

For a hill men would kill. Why? They do not know.

Suffered wounds test their pride. Men of five still alive through the raging glow.

Gone insane from the pain that they surely know.



(Chorus) w/Rhy Fig 3 (2 times)

For whom the bell tolls

Time marches on.

For whom the bell tolls







Interlude

E5 E5

e:-------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|

B:-------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|

G:--12--9--11----9---------------------------|-------------------------------------------|

D:------------12----11--12--9--11-----9--10--|--2----------------------------------------|

A:---------------------------------12--------|--2----------------------------------------|

E:-------------------------------------------|--0----------------------------------------|







E5 G5

e:-------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|

B:-------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|

G:--12--9--11----9---------------------------|-------------------------------------------|

D:------------12----11--12--9--11-----9--10--|-------------------------------------------|

A:---------------------------------12--------|--5------5-5-5--5-----5-5-5----------------|

E:-------------------------------------------|--3------3-3-3--3-----3-3-3----------------|







E5 B5

e:-------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|

B:-------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|

G:--12--9--11----9---------------------------|-------------------------------------------|

D:------------12----11--12--9--11-----9--10--|--4----------------------------------------|

A:---------------------------------12--------|--2----------------------------------------|

E:-------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|







E5 E5

e:-------------------7-------------------7---|--(7)------------------------------------|

B:--8------7-----------8------10--7---8------|-----------------------------------------|

G:-----9-------7--9--------9-----------------|-----------------------------------------|

D:--9------11-----9----12--9--11------9------|-----------------------------------------|

A:-----12------12---10------------12-----10--|-----------------------------------------|

E:-------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|







E5 G5

e:-------------------7-------------------7---|-----------------------------------------|

B:--8------7-----------8------10--7---8------|-----------------------------------------|

G:-----9-------7--9--------9-----------------|-----------------------------------------|

D:--9------11-----9----12--9--11------9------|-----------------------------------------|

A:-----12------12---10------------12-----10--|--5------5-5-5--5-----5-5-5--------------|

E:-------------------------------------------|--3------3-3-3--3-----3-3-3--------------|







E5 B5

e:------------------7-------------------7---|-----------------------------------------|

B:--8------7----------8------10--7---8------|-----------------------------------------|

G:-----9------7--9--------9-----------------|-----------------------------------------|

D:--9------11----9----12--9--11------9------|--4--------------------------------------|

A:-----12-----12---10------------12-----10--|--2--------------------------------------|

E:------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|







1st Verses

w/Rhy 2 (2 times)



Take a look to the sky just before you die.

It's the last time he will.

Blackened roar massive roar, fills the crumbling sky.

Shattered goal fills his soul with a ruthless cry.

Stranger now are his eyes to this mystery.

Hears the silence so loud.

Crack of dawn, all is gone except the will to be.

Now they see, what will be, blinded eyes to see.



(Chorus) w/Rhy Fig 3 (2 times)

For whom the bell tolls.

Time marches on.

For whom the bell tolls







Outro

Not in strict time

2nd time w/tremolo bar effects (till fade)

w/Bells

(Repeat and fade)

E5(VII) F#5(IX) E5(VII) F#5(IX) G5(X)

e:-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------|

B:-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------|

G:-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------|

D:--9----------11--11--11--|--9----------11--11--11--|--12--12--12------------|

A:--7----------9---9---9---|--7----------9---9---9---|--10--10--10------------|

E:-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------|





Listen to this song at Rdio  
Get this song at amazon.com     Ringtones Ringtones  eMusic  

Learn to play: Songwriting, Piano, Harmonica, Guitar
More Metallica lyrics available at Muzikum

Related Metallica Tabs

Tuesday's Gone tabs
Orion(instrumental) tabs
Fade To Black tabs
Highway Star tabs
Nothing Else Matters Acoustic tabs
Outlaw Torn tabs
Black Album Album tabs
For Whom The Bell Tolls tabs
Waisting My Hate (intro) tabs
Purify (2) tabs
Nuns Have No Fun tabs
Poor Twisted Me tabs
And Justice For All Lead Intro tabs
The God That Failed tabs
For Whom The Bell Tolls2 tabs
The Four Horse Men tabs
... & Justice For All tabs
La Bamba tabs
Minus Human tabs
I Dissapear tabs


Guitar Tabs




All tabs are property and copyright of their owners. All tabs provided for educational purposes only. Privacy Policy, DMCA