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Powerslave guitar tab

From: robs@violet.berkeley.edu (Rob Schenk)

Subject: Tab: Iron Maiden "Powerslave"

Date: Tue Jun  7 10:36:55 CDT 1994



Powerslave



By Iron Maiden



Off the album, Powerslave



From Hal Leonard transcription book of

Powerslave/Somewhere in Time



Legend:

h: hammer on

p: pull off

b: bend

br: bend and release

/: slide



Intro/Verse



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-7-----------------------10------------------------8-7-------------------------10-

-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--8--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--6-5--5-5-5--5-5-5---5-5-5--8-----



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---5-4-5-7-5h7p5-4h5p4------------

-5----------------------6----------



Prechorus



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-5/13---9/10-9----6----5/13---9/10--9---6-----

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-2/10---6/7--6----3----2/10---6/7---6---3-----

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Tell me why I had to be....

Chorus



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-9--5--7--------------------------------------------------------------------

-9--5--7--------------------------------------------------------------------

-7--3--5--------------------------------------------------------------------

----------3p0-0-0-0--0-0-3p0--0-0-0-0-0-0h2-2-2-2h3-3-3-3h5-5-5-5-3-2-0-



presolo



-0----------------------------------

-0----------------------------------

-0----------------------------------

-2----------------------------------

-2----------------------------------

-0----------------------------------



(clean sound)



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-----3-------3-------3------------

-------4-------4-------4----------

---4-------4-------4--------------(repeat)

-2-------2-------2-------2--0-----

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guitar solo 1



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-5/7-5h7p5/3/2--3p2~~~--2h3p2---------------------------------------------10/12--

--------------------------------4/2/4---6-7-9-9br-p7/6h7p6---------7-9br-7-------

------------------------------------------------------------9---7-9--------------

--------------------------------------------------------------9------------------

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------------------------------------------------------------9-10-9h10p9----------

-10h12p10--7h10p7-----------------------------------10-12--------------12-10-12--

-------------------9-7h9p7/6---6/4--4----------9/11------------------------------

------------------------------9-------------7-9----------------------------------

------------------------------------------9--------------------------------------

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-9-10-12-10-9h10p9------------------------------------------------10-9h10p9--------

--------------------10---------------------------------------10-12-----------12-10-

-----------------------9/7-9br-7h9p7-6h7p6/4---------7-9/11------------------------

--------------------------------------------------7-9------------------------------

------------------------------------------------9----------------------------------

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-12b--12bp10-9h10p9-----------------------------------------------------------------

---------------------12----------------14h15-17-15-14h15p14-----15-14h15p14---------

--------------------------------14h16-------------------------16--------------16-14-

--------------------------14/16-----------------------------------------------------

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

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--------------14-15-17-17br-17b-----17-15-14h15p14----14-15-17-15-14h15p14----------

----14-15-17-----------------------------------------17-----------------------17----

-16---------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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

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-14h15p14----------------------------------------------------7---------7----------

-----------17-15-14h15p14-------------------------------------10----7---10p7------

---------------------------16-14----------------------------------9b--------------

---------------------------------16-15-14/12-14p12-14p12--------------------------

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-9p7-9-7---------------------------

---------9-7-9/-------------------

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Solo rhythm



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----------------------------------------7-7-7-----2-----2-----2-2-2----

-4---4----4-4----4--4-----4--4-----5---7-7-7-----2-----2-----2-2-2----

-2-0-2--0-2-2--0-2--2--0--2--2-0--5---5-5-5-----0-----0-----0-0-0----

------------------------------------3----------------3------3-----------



Harmony interlude



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-------4-5-4--------------4-5-4---7/9-7~~-----7-9-7h9p7----------------4-5-4--

-5~~-7-------7-4-5~~---7-------7-----------10-----------10-7-9~~--5-7---------

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



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-----------------------------------(repeat)

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-7-4-5~~--------------------------

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Solo outro



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-10-9----8-7---5-4------------------------

-10-9----8-7---5-4---5-2------------------

--8-7----6-5---3-2---5-2------------------

----------------------3-0------------------



Outro to song

Slave to the power of death....



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-5--7--------------------------------------5-7-7-7-9-----------------

-5--7--------------------------------------5-7-7-7-9-(trem picking)---

-3--5--------------------------------------3-5-5-5-7-----------------

--------3p0-0-0-0-0---0-0-3p0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------------------



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-----------------------5/6--5/6---9/6---9-10--13--12/13/12-10--9/10/9--6/9/6--5---

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----------------3--3---2/3--2/3---6/3---6--7--10---9/10/9---7---6/7/6---3/6/3--2--

----------------3--3--------------------------------------------------------------

-5-4-5-7-5-4---1--1---------------------------------------------------------------





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--7/-------------------------------

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