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Purgatory bass tab

BAND: IRON MAIDEN
SONG: Purgatory
As performed on "Killers"

Tabbed by Natko Bajic
e-mail: trooper@beer.com
URL: www.geocities.com/hr_trooper/tabulatures.html
(Largest archive of Iron Maiden bass tabs on the internet!!!)



Bass enters with drums at 0:03  
G--------------------------------------------------------------------------
D-------------------------------.------------------------------------------
A----------------------------0--2-------0--2--------0h2-2-2--2-2---2--2-0--
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------2


G----------------------------------------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------------------------------------------
A--0h2-2-2--2-2---2--2-0-----------------------------0h2-2-2--2-2---2--2-0---
E------------------------2--3h5-5-5--5-5---5--5-3-0------------------------2-

Lyrics enters here (0:14)
G----------------------------------------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------------------------------------------
A--0h2-2-2--2-2---2--2-0----0h2-2-2--2-2---2--2-0----------------------------
E------------------------2------------------------2--3h5-5-5--5-5---5--5-3-0-


G------------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------4-----2-----0--------------------4-----2-----0---
A--0h2-2-2--2-2---------------------0h2-2-2--2-2-------------------
E------------------------------------------------------------------


G------------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------4-----2-----0--------------------4-----2-----0---
A--0h2-2-2--2-2---------------------0h2-2-2--2-2-------------------
E------------------------------------------------------------------


G----------------------------------------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------------------------------------------
A--0h2-2-2--2-2---2--2-0----0h2-2-2--2-2---2--2-0----------------------------
E------------------------2------------------------2--3h5-5-5--5-5---5--5-3-0-


G----------------------------------------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------------------------------------------
A--0h2-2-2--2-2---2--2-0----0h2-2-2--2-2---2--2-0----0h2-2-2--2-2---2--2-0---
E------------------------2------------------------2------------------------2-


G----------------------------------------------------------
D------------------------------------------4-----2-----0---
A---------------------------0h2-2-2--2-2-------------------
E--3h5-5-5--5-5---5--5-3-0---------------------------------


G------------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------4-----2-----0--------------------4-----2-----0---
A--0h2-2-2--2-2---------------------0h2-2-2--2-2-------------------
E------------------------------------------------------------------

                                    0:43
G----------------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------4-----2-----0----------------------------------------
A--0h2-2-2--2-2---------------------5-5-5--5-5--5-5-5--5-5--1-1-1--1-1-
E----------------------------------------------------------------------


G-------------------------------------------------------------------------
D-------------------------------------------------------------------------
A--3-3-3--3-3--5-5-5--5-5--5-5-5--5-5--1-1-1--1-1--3-3-3--3-3--5-5-5--5-5-
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------


G-------------------------------------------------------------------------
D-------------------------------------------------------------------------
A--5-5-5--5-5--1-1-1--1-1--3-3-3--3-3--5-5-5--5-5--5-5-5--5-5--1-1-1--1-1-
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------

                Here solo stars (at 0:56)
G----------------------------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------------------------------
A--3-3-3--3-3---0h2-2-2--2-2---2--2-0----0h2-2-2--2-2---2--2-0---
E-------------------------------------2------------------------2-


G----------------------------------------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------------------------------------------
A---------------------------0h2-2-2--2-2---2--2-0----0h2-2-2--2-2---2--2-0---
E--3h5-5-5--5-5---5--5-3-0------------------------2------------------------2-


G---------------------------------------------------
D---------------------------------------------------
A--0h2-2-2--2-2---2--2-0----------------------------
E------------------------2--3h5-5-5--5-5---5--5-3-0-


G------------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------4-----2-----0--------------------4-----2-----0---
A--0h2-2-2--2-2---------------------0h2-2-2--2-2-------------------
E------------------------------------------------------------------


G------------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------4-----2-----0--------------------4-----2-----0---
A--0h2-2-2--2-2---------------------0h2-2-2--2-2-------------------
E------------------------------------------------------------------

                           Chorus (1:16)
G---------------------------------------------------------------------------
D---------------------------------2-3---------2-3---------------------------
A--3-3-3--3-3--3-3-3--3-3--5----5-------5---5--------------3-5---------3-5--
E---------------------------------------------------6----6------6----6------

                                                              Paul starts 
G-------------------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------2------------2--------7-8-7-------------2----------------2-3--
A--3----3-5-----3----3-5-----5----------8-7-8-7-5-3---5-3-2---5----5------
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------

 singing (1:23)
G---------------------------------------------------------------------
D--------2-3-------------------------------------2------------2-------
A--5---5--------------3-5---------3-5---3----3-5-----3----3-5-----5---
E--------------6----6------6----6-------------------------------------


G----------------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------------------------------------------2-3---------2-3--
A--8p7-8p7-10p8-10p8-12p10-12p10-13p12-13p12---5----5-------5---5------
E----------------------------------------------------------------------
Here you can play 8--8--10--10 etc. if above is too difficult.


G----------------------------------------------------------11--10--8--
D------------------------------------2------------2-------------------
A---------3-5---------3-5---3----3-5-----3----3-5-----5---------------
E--6----6------6----6-------------------------------------------------


G---------------------------------------------------
D---------2-3---------2-3---------------------------
A--5----5-------5---5--------------3-5---------3-5--
E---------------------------6----6------6----6------

                                                                        1:46
G-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------2------------2------------------------------------------------------
A--3----3-5-----3----3-5-----5------------------------------------------2-2-2-2-
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


G-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
D-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
A-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2--0h2-2-2--2-2---2--2-0---
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------2-


G----------------------------------------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------------------------------------------
A--0h2-2-2--2-2---2--2-0-----------------------------0h2-2-2--2-2---2--2-0---
E------------------------2--3h5-5-5--5-5---5--5-3-0------------------------2-


G----------------------------------------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------------------------------------------
A--0h2-2-2--2-2---2--2-0----0h2-2-2--2-2---2--2-0----------------------------
E------------------------2------------------------2--3h5-5-5--5-5---5--5-3-0-


G------------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------4-----2-----0--------------------4-----2-----0---
A--0h2-2-2--2-2---------------------0h2-2-2--2-2-------------------
E------------------------------------------------------------------


G------------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------4-----2-----0--------------------4-----2-----0---
A--0h2-2-2--2-2---------------------0h2-2-2--2-2-------------------
E------------------------------------------------------------------


G----------------------------------------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------------------------------------------
A--0h2-2-2--2-2---2--2-0----0h2-2-2--2-2---2--2-0----------------------------
E------------------------2------------------------2--3h5-5-5--5-5---5--5-3-0-


G----------------------------------------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------------------------------------------
A--0h2-2-2--2-2---2--2-0----0h2-2-2--2-2---2--2-0----0h2-2-2--2-2---2--2-0---
E------------------------2------------------------2------------------------2-


G----------------------------------------------------------
D------------------------------------------4-----2-----0---
A---------------------------0h2-2-2--2-2-------------------
E--3h5-5-5--5-5---5--5-3-0---------------------------------


G------------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------4-----2-----0--------------------4-----2-----0---
A--0h2-2-2--2-2---------------------0h2-2-2--2-2-------------------
E------------------------------------------------------------------

                                    2:25
G----------------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------4-----2-----0----------------------------------------
A--0h2-2-2--2-2---------------------5-5-5--5-5--5-5-5--5-5--1-1-1--1-1-
E----------------------------------------------------------------------


G-------------------------------------------------------------------------
D-------------------------------------------------------------------------
A--3-3-3--3-3--5-5-5--5-5--5-5-5--5-5--1-1-1--1-1--3-3-3--3-3--5-5-5--5-5-
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------


G-------------------------------------------------------------------------
D-------------------------------------------------------------------------
A--5-5-5--5-5--1-1-1--1-1--3-3-3--3-3--5-5-5--5-5--5-5-5--5-5--1-1-1--1-1-
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------

               Chorus (2:39)
G---------------------------------------------------------------
D---------------------2-3---------2-3---------------------------
A--3-3-3--3-3--5----5-------5---5--------------3-5---------3-5--
E---------------------------------------6----6------6----6------



G-------------------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------2------------2--------7-8-7-------------2----------------2-3--
A--3----3-5-----3----3-5-----5----------8-7-8-7-5-3---5-3-2---5----5------
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------


G---------------------------------------------------------------------
D--------2-3-------------------------------------2------------2-------
A--5---5--------------3-5---------3-5---3----3-5-----3----3-5-----5---
E--------------6----6------6----6-------------------------------------


G----------------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------------------------------------------2-3---------2-3--
A--8p7-8p7-10p8-10p8-12p10-12p10-13p12-13p12---5----5-------5---5------
E----------------------------------------------------------------------


G----------------------------------------------------------11--10--8--
D------------------------------------2------------2-------------------
A---------3-5---------3-5---3----3-5-----3----3-5-----5---------------
E--6----6------6----6-------------------------------------------------


G--7----7-5-----7---7-5-----3----3-2-0---3----3-2-0----5----5-3----
D-----------8-----------8---------------------------------------6--
A------------------------------------------------------------------
E------------------------------------------------------------------

                   Outro (3:04)
G--5----5-3--------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-5----7-5----7-5---
D-----------6-----------------------------------7------7------7-
A---------------------------------------------------------------
E---------------------------------------------------------------

                                                    Last note is played at 3:15
G-7-5----7-5----7--5-----------------------------------------------------------|
D-----7------7---------7--7--5--5--7--7--5--5----------------------------------|
A----------------------------------------------8---8---7----7----5--5--5--5--5-|
E------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

This is a quite fast song, I enjoy play it so much. There wasn't any tab on the 
internet so I tried to tab it. It may contain errors, specially in solo-ish 
parts in chorus which is transcribed with some help of the John Twynam's guitar
  development and support by
dmitry ivanov