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Hero of the day

by

METALLICA

A great song from the album LOAD!
Here is evrything exept for the solo. I`ll try to tab it later.
So enough talk, here`s the good stuff!!

Tune 1/2 step down

Intro/Verse:
The Intro and the beginning of all the verses are played with a clean
guitar and the rest of the verse is played with heavy distortion.
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------2------2------2------2--------4------4------4---|
|--------------2------2------2------2--------6---6------6------6-|
|------0-----0------2------4------5--------7-------7------7------|
|--0/2---2-------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus:
Played with heavy distortion.
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|
|--4-4-4-4--x--4--x--4--x--|
|--4-4-4-4--x--4--x--4--x--|
|--2-2-2-2--x--2--x--2--x--|

Comments questions or whatever to: bmoe@aft.sn.no
--
- Martin Moe Aaserud


Hero of the Day - Metallica
Tabbed By Samy Arbid (Hesher104@aol.com)

Most of this was tabbed by Phil Boyle.
what i did was take it and add the lyrics and
add all the parts he missed.
i also fixed up the chorus and solo.


INTRO:
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------2------2------2------2------4-----4-----4----|
|-----------2------2------2------2------6---6-----6-----6--|
|----0----0------2------4------5------7-------7-----7------|
|--2---2---------------------------------------------------|


INTERLUDE:
Mama they try and break me..................
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------2------2------2------2--4---4-----4-----4---4^7^4-4----|
|-----------2------2------2------2----6-6---6-----6-----6---------6--|
|----0----0------2------4------5------7-------7-----7----------------|
|--2---2-------------------------------------------------------------|


VERSE:
The windows burns to light the way back home
A light that warms no matter where they've gone
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|o------------2------2------2------2------4-----4-----4-----o|
|o----------2------2------2------2------6---6-----6-----6---o|
|----0----0------2------4------5------7-------7-----7--------|
|--2---2-----------------------------------------------------|


CHORUS:
PmPm
They're off to find the hero of the day
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--2-----2---4-----4---6-----6---7-----7---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|
|--2--2------4--4------6--6------7--7------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--|
|--0---------2---------4---------5---------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

PmPm
But what if they should fall by someone's wicked way.....
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------2-----2----4-----4----6-----6----7-----7----4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|
|--------2--2-------4--4-------6--6-------7--7-------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--|
|---0----0----------2----------4----------5----------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
|-2---2-----------------------------------------------------------------------|




Still the window burns Time so slowly turns And someone there is sighing
Keepers of the flames Do ya feel your name? Can't you hear your babies crying?
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------7~~~~--|
|o/2--------------/4------------/6-----/7----------44444444///6666666--8~~~~-o|
|o/2--------------/4------------/6-----/7----------66666666///8888888--9~~~~-o|
|-/0--------------/2------------/4-----/5----------77777777///9999999---------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|


INTERLUDE 2:
Mama they try and break me...........
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------2------2------2------2------4------4------4----|
|-----------2------2------2------2------6---6------6------6--|
|----0----0------2------4------5------7--------7------7------|
|--2---2-----------------------------------------------------|

Still they try and break me..........
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------2------2------2------2------4------4------4------4-9---|
|-----------2------2------2------2------6---6------6------6----------|
|----0----0------2------4------5------7--------7------7------7-------|
|--2---2-------------------------------------------------------------|


VERSE 2: (2 guitars)
Gtr. 1
'Scuze me while I tend to how I
These things return to me that still seem
|----------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------
|o--------2----2----2----2---4----4----4-------
|o------2----2----2----2----6-6----6----6------
|--0--0----2----4----5----7------7----7--------
|-2-2------------------------------------------
|
| Gtr. 2
|
|----------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------
|o---------------------------------------------
|o---------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------

feel
real
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-----------------------------------o|
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|
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|
2/3\2/3\2/3\2/3\2/3\2/3\2/3\2/3\2-2-|
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-----------------------------------o|
-----------------------------------o|
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CHORUS:
PmPm
Now deservingly this easy chair
But the rocking stopped by wheels of despair
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|o-2-----2---4-----4---6-----6---7-----7---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-o|
|o-2--2------4--4------6--6------7--7------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-o|
|--0---------2---------4---------5---------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|


Don't want your aid But the first I've make For years can't hold or feel
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------7~~~~--|
|-/2-------------/4-----------/6---------/7------44444444///66666666---8~~~~--|
|-/2-------------/4-----------/6---------/7------66666666///88888888---9~~~~--|
|-/0-------------/2-----------/4---------/5------77777777///99999999----------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

No, I'm not all me So please excuse me While I tend to how I feel
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-/2-------------/4-----------/6---------/7------44444444///66666666-----|
|-/2-------------/4-----------/6---------/7------66666666///88888888-----|
|-/0-------------/2-----------/4---------/5------77777777///99999999-----|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|


BRIDGE:
Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|--3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3|
|--3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3|
|--1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1|

Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm
But now the dreams and waking screams
That ever last the night
So build the wall, behind the crawl
And hide until it's light
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|--3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3|
|--3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3|
|--1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1|

Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm
So can you hear your babies cryin' now?
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|--3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3---3---3---3|
|--3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3---3---3---3|
|--1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1---1---1---1|


SOLO:
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|--8-8-11--88-8-12--8-8-11--88-8-12--|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|

|---------------------------------------------------|
|--12-12-12-12-11-11-11-11-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|

|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|--8-8-11-88-8-12-8-8-11-88-8-12--|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|

|--12-12-12-10-10-10-12-12-12-14-14-15-15-17~~--|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|


FILL: (2 guitars)
Gtr. 1
Still the window burns Time so slowly turns And someone there is sighing
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|------------------------------------------------------------------------6~~~~~
|-/2--------------/4------------/6-----/7----------44444444///55555555---8~~~~~
|-/2--------------/4------------/6-----/7----------66666666///77777777---9~~~~~
|-/0--------------/2------------/4-----/5----------77777777///88888888---------
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|
| Gtr. 2
|
|--18~~~~~~~~~~~~~(18)~~~~~~~~~~~~(18)~~~~~~~~~~~~(18)~~~~~~~~~~~~(18)~~~~~~~~~
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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|
(Gtr. 2) |
|
-14-14-12-12-10-10-9\8--|
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Gtr. 1
Keepers of the flames Do ya feel your name? Can't you hear your babies crying?
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------7~~~~-|-/2--------------/4------------/6-----/7----------44444444///66666666---8~~~~-|-/2--------------/4------------/6-----/7----------66666666///88888888---9~~~~-|-/0--------------/2------------/4-----/5----------77777777///99999999---------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
| Gtr. 2
| let it ring................................................................
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|--9~~~~~~~~~~~~~~(9)~~~~~~~~~~~(9)~~~~~~~~~~~~~~(9)~~~~~~~~~~~(9)~~~~~~~~~~~~-|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------

------------------------|
------------------------|
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|
(Gtr. 2) |
|
-14-14-12-12-10-10-9\8--|
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BRIDGE:
Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|--3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3|
|--3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3|
|--1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1|

Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm
But now the dreams and waking screams
That ever last the night
So build the wall, behind the crawl
And hide until it's light
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|--3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3|
|--3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3|
|--1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1|

Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm
So can you hear your babies cryin' now?
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|--3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3---3---3---3|
|--3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3---3---3---3|
|--1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1-x-1---1---1---1|


OUTRO:

Mama they try and break me Mama they try and break me
|-------------------------------------------------------------
|-------------------------------------------------------------
|o------------------------------------------------------------
|o-4--4--4--4/5___\4--4--4--4----4--4--4--4/5___\4--4--4--4---
|--4--4--4--4/5___\4--4--4--4----4--4--4--4/5___\4--4--4--4---
|--2--2--2--2/3___\2--2--2--2----2--2--2--2/3___\2--2--2--2---

Mama they try and break me Mama they try... Mama they try...
---------------------------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------------------------------------o|
---4--4--4--4/5___\4--4--4--4----4--4--4--4/5--4--4--4--4--4/5------o|
---4--4--4--4/5___\4--4--4--4----4--4--4--4/5--4--4--4--4--4/5-------|
---2--2--2--2/3___\2--2--2--2----2--2--2--2/3--2--2--2--2--2/3-------|

___second_time___
/
|------------------|
|------------------|
|------------------|
|-5--5--3_____-----|
|-5--5--3_____-----|
|-3--3--1_____-----|
| |
| Gtr. 2 |
| |
|-----------0~~~~~-|
|-----------0~~~~~-|
|------------------|
|------------------|
|------------------|
|------------------|


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_ hold note x scratch
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