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/ Metallica / Kill'em All (1983) / Seek & Destroy guitar tab

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Title: Seek And Destroy
Artist: Metallica
Album: Kill 'Em All
Year: 1983

This tab is pretty simple, but I'll tell you stuff along the way to help you.
You'll still need to listen to the song to figure some stuff out though.

Key:
PM = Palm mute, h=hammer on, p=pull-off, s=slide, b=bend, r=release, tr=tremolo.


Intro Riff A - Play 8x

e|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------7h8-7-------------------|-------------------------5---------|
D|----------------------------7h8-7--|----------------5-------------7----|
A|--0---0------------------0---------|--0---8---7----------7-------------|
E|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
  PM.....|                 PM           PM........|        PM


Pre-Chorus Riff C - Play 1x

e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|--9---7-------7--------------------|
D|----------9-------9---8---7---5----|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|



Intro Riff B - Play 8x

		 G5  A5  G5  A5 
e|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
D|------------------5---7---5---7----|-----------------------------------|
A|------------------5---7---5---7----|-----------------7---5-------------|
E|----0--0--0--0---------------------|----0--0--0--0-----------7---6-----|
     PM.........|                        PM.........|


Verse Riff - Play 4x


e|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|---------------------------5-------|
A|-----------------------------------|-------------------------------7---|
E|---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---|---0---0---0---0---7---6-----------|
    PM........................................................|


Now, play the Verse Riff 4x over 1st verse:

1st Verse:	Scanning the scene in the city tonight.
		We're looking for you to start up a fight.
		There's an evil feeling in our brains,
		But it's nothing new, you know it drives us insane.


Pre-Chorus Riff A - Play 2x


   C5  A  A  A C5 D5 C5  C5  A  A  A  C5 D5 C5 C5  A  A  A  C5 D5 C5  
e|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
G|--5--2--2--2---5s7--5---5--2--2--2-|--5s7-5---5--2--2--2----5s7--5-----|
D|--5--2--2--2---5s7--5---5--2--2--2-|--5s7-5---5--2--2--2----5s7--5-----|
A|-----0--0--0---------------0--0--0-|-------------0--0--0---------------|
E|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
         PM...|              PM...|                  PM...|


Pre-Chorus Riff B - Play 1x

e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|----7--5---------------------------|
D|-----------7--6--5-----------------|
A|---------------------7--6--5-------|
E|-----------------------------------|

Pre-Chorus:	Running. On our way. Hiding. You will be dying. 1000 deaths.


After the 1st Repetition of the Pre-Chorus, play Pre-Chorus Riff B. After the
2nd Repetition of the Pre-Chorus, play Pre-Chorus Riff C 2x (2nd Riff from top)


Chorus Riff A - Play 3x

e|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
G|-----7-(let ring)------------------|-----6-----5-----4-----------------|
D|-----5-----------------------------|-----4-----3-----2-----------------|
A|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
E|---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---|---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---|
    PM................................................................|   


Chorus Riff B - Play 1x

e|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
G|-----7-(let ring)------------------|-----6-----5-----4-----------------|
D|-----5-----------------------------|-----4-----3-----2-----------------|
A|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------| 


Chorus:		Searching............  Seek and Destroy.


After Chorus Riff B - Go back to Intro Riff B and play 4x.


Now, play the Verse Riff 4x over 2nd verse.

2nd Verse:	There is no escape, and that's for sure.
		This is the year we won't take anymore.
		Say goodbye to the world you live in,
		You've always been taking, but now you're giving.

Then play Pre-Chorus Riff A 1x, Pre-Chorus Riff B 1x, Pre-Chorus Riff A 1x,
and Pre-Chorus Riff C 2x all over the Pre-Chorus. Then Play Chorus Riff A
3x and Chorus Riff B 1x over the Chorus. Let the drums take over for two 
measures, then follow with:


Bridge Riff - Play 3x (P.M. all marked notes)

e|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|--5--------------------------------|
D|--5---7--------7----------7--------|--5-----------7-----------7--------|
A|--0---0----0------0---0-------0----|------0---0-------0---0-------0----|
E|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
	     ^      ^   ^       ^           ^   ^       ^   ^       ^
e|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
G|--4--------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
D|--4-----------7-----------7--------|--------------3---2---0------------|
A|------0---0-------0---0-------0----|--3---2---0---------------3---0----|
E|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
        ^   ^       ^   ^       ^       ^   ^   ^

Then Play Chorus Riff A 1x over:

Solo - Part 1
e|-------12-15p12----12-15p12--17p12-|-15p12----12-15p12--17p12--15p12----12-|
B|-12s15----------12-----------------|-------15------------------------15----|
G|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|

Play Chorus Riff A 1x over:

Solo - Part 2
e|--7--7--10p7----7--7---------------|-----------------------------------|
B|-------------10------10p7--10p7----|---7-------7---9b11---r9p7---------|
G|--------------------------------9--|-------9---------------------9-----|
D|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|

Play Chorus Riff A 1x over:

Solo - Part 3
e|---17b19-----------16--15--14------|-----------------------------------|
B|---------------15--------------15--|--14----------15b17--r15b16--------|
G|-----------15----------------------|------16---------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|----------17-----------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|

Play Chorus Riff A one more time and then finish the solo:

e|--------20-20-23-20-18-22-19-21-21-|--17-15-19-16-14-4-17-14-12-16-12--|
B|---/23-----------------------------|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|

e|--11-14-12\11-9\7-10p7-----7-10p7--|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------10----------|-10--7--10p7----------7------------|
G|-----------------------------------|-------------9--7--9-----9b11-r9p7-|
D|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
G|--9--7-----7tr-tr------------------|---------------7-9b11-r9p7-9-7b9r7-|
D|--------9-----------------------7--|--9p7---7h9-9----------------------|
A|---------------------------5/9-----|------9----------------------------|
E|------------------5--5--7----------|-----------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------7--10p7-----------|-----------------------------12----|
G|-----7--9--9b11-----------9--7-----|--7--9b11--r9p7--9b11\---/14-------|
D|--9-----------------------------9--|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|

e|--------12-------------------12----|---------------------12------------|
B|--15b17----15b12----12-15b17-------|--15p12-12-15-15b17-----15p12--15--|
G|-----------------14----------------|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|

e|--------12----15p12----------------|-----------------------------------|
B|--15b17----15-------15-12------12--|--15p12----------------------------|
G|---------------------------14------|--------14-12----12-14p12----------|
D|-----------------------------------|--------------14----------14-12----|
A|-----------------------------------|--------------------------------14-|
E|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------12----|
G|-----------------------------------|-----------12----12-14-12-14----14-|
D|------------------------12----12---|--14-12-14----14-------------------|
A|--12--------12-14-12-14----14------|-----------------------------------|
E|-----15--15------------------------|-----------------------------------|

e|--------------12----12-15p12-------|-----------------------------------|
B|--12-15-12-15----15-----------15---|--12\11-12-15p12-------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|------------------14--12--\--------|
D|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|


OK, now play Intro Riff A 8x, Pre-Chorus Riff C 1x, and Intro Riff B 8x.


Now, play Verse Riff 4x over 3rd Verse:

3rd Verse:	Our brains are on fire with the feeling to kill,
		And it won't go away until our dreams are fulfilled.
		There is only one thing on our minds.
		Don't try running away 'cause you're the one we will find.

Then play Pre-Chorus Riff A 1x, Pre-Chorus Riff B 1x, Pre-Chorus Riff A 1x,
and Pre-Chorus Riff C 2x all over the Pre-Chorus. Then Play Chorus Riff A
4x (the last part of it you hear Hetfield going "Ha-ha-ha-ha-ha")


Outro Riff A - Play 4x

e|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
D|--12---11--X---11--10--X---10---9--|-----------------------------------|
A|--10---9---X---9---8---X---8----7--|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---|
					PM............................|
e|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
D|--12---11--X---11--7---X---7----9--|-----------------------------------|
A|--10---9---X---9---5---X---5----7--|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---|
					PM............................|


Outro Riff B - Play 12x
e|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------2----X----5----X----4---|---X----5----X----7----5-----------|
E|---0---0---0----X----3----X----2---|---X----3----X----5----3-----------|
   PM....|


Then play Pre-Chorus Riff C 3x and finally this:

Outro Riff C - Play 1x
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|--------------------2----X---------|
A|--------------------2----X---------|
E|---0---0---0---0----0----X---------|


Metallica albums
2003 St. Anger
1998 Garage Inc.
1997 Reload
1996 Load
1991 Metallica (Black Album)
1988 And Justice For All
1987 Garage Days Re-Revisited
1986 Master of Puppets
1984 Ride The Lightening
1983 Kill'em All
Kill'em All tabs
01Hit The Lights tabbass tab
02The Four Horsemen tabbass tab
03Motorbreath tabbass tab
04Jump In The Fire tabbass tab
05(Anesthesia)-Pulling Teeth tabbass tab
06Whiplash tabbass tab
07Phantom Lord tabbass tab
08No Remorse tabbass tab
09Seek & Destroy tabbass tab
10Metal Militia tabbass tab

 

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