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Two Minutes To Midnight (By IRON MAIDEN)
 
From: robs@violet.berkeley.edu (Rob Schenk)
Subject: Tab: Iron Maiden "Two Minutes to Midnight"
Tue Jun  7 10:36:55 CDT 1994


2 Minutes to Midnight

by Iron Maiden

Off the album, Powerslave
Hal Leonard Recorded Version transcription

Intro
Sec 1
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-----------------------7--7---------------------------
----5----7----5----7--7v-7------5-----7----5------2--
----5----7----5----7------------5-----7----5------2--play 4 times
-00---00---00--00-----------00----00---00----00--0-
------------------------------------------------------

Sec 2
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------------------------------------------------------
----5----7----5----7--7v-7------5-----7----5------2--play 2 times
----5----7----5----7--7--7------5-----7----5------2--
-00---00---00--00-----------00----00---00----00--0--0-3p0
------------------------------------------------------

Verse

Play Intro/Sec 2 twice

then....

some blackened pride still burns...
and the reasons for the carnage...
madmen play on words and make us all...

----------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------
----5----7----5----7--7--7-7-----5-----7----5--5--5-5-5-
----5----7----5----7--7--7-7-----5-----7----5v-5--5-5-5-(play 2 times)
-00---00---00--00-------------55---55---55--------------
----------------------------------------------------------

Chorus

The killer's breed...
demon seed

fortune...

--------------------------------------------------------------------
-----------------6---6------3-------3------------------------------
-2---x-x--2----x-5---5--x-x-4--x-x--4--5----5/4--4p2----------3---
-2---x-x--2----x-7---7--x-x-5--x-x--5--5----5/4--4p2--3---x-x-3---
-0---x-x--0----x-0---------------------3----3/---------3---x-x-1--
--------------------------------------------------------1---x-x----

the pain....

-----------------------------------
-----------------------------------
-3/2--2p0--5--5-5-5---5-0---------
-3/2--2p0--5--5-5-5---5-5----5----
-1---------3--3-3-3---3-2----5----
------------------------------3----

war again....

pray for my soul...
--------------------------------------------------------------------
-----------------6----------3-------3------------------------------
-2---x-x--2----x-5------x-x-4--x-x--4--5----5/4--4p2-------------3-
-2---x-x--2----x-7------x-x-5--x-x--5--5----5/4--4p2--3---x-x-3--3-
-0---x-x--0----x-0---------------------3----3/---------3---x-x-3--1
--------------------------------------------------------1---x-x-1--

anymore....

-------------------
-------------------
-3/2--2p0--2--1---
-3/2--2p0--2--2----
-----------2--2----
-----------0--0----


2 Minutes....

the hand that....
------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------
--------------------------------5------7----10--12---
-5-7-7-7-7p5----5-7-7-7-7p5---5-5----7----10--12---play twice
-0-0-0-0-0---7--0-0-0-0-0---7-3-5----5-----8--10---
----------------------------------3-------------------

Fill 1
----------------
-6---------------
---7-------------
-----7-----------
----------------
----------------

Fill 2
----------------
----------------
----------------
-7-5---------5--
-----7-6-5-3-0-
----------------

------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------7--7---------------------------
----5----7----5----7--7v-7------5-----7----5------2--
----5----7----5----7------------5-----7----5------2--
-00---00---00--00-----------00----00---00----00--0-
------------------------------------------------------

-----------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------7--7----------------------------------
----5----7----5h7p5----7--7v-7------5-----7----5------2---------
----5----7----5h7p5----7--7--7------5-----7----5------2---------
-00---00---00--------------------00----00---00----00--0--0-3p0-
-----------------------------------------------------------------

Rhythm during solo 1
----------------------------------------------------------------
10-6-8-8-8-x-x-6-6-6-5-5-5-------------------------6-8-8------
-9-5-7-7-7-x-x-5-5-5-4-4-4--7---------4-5-7-9-7-5-5-7-7------
-7-3-5-5-5-x-x-3-3-3-2-2-2--7---4-5-7-------------3-5-5--5----
------------------------------5----------------------------5-x-x-
-----------------------------------------------------------3-x-x-

------------------------------------------------------------------------
-6-6-6-5-5-5------------------------15bp13-15-12-13--------17---------
-5-5-5-4-4-4-7--------------16bp14------------------14-16b----16bp14--
-3-3-3-2-2-2-7-----5----------------------------------------------------
--------------5-5-7---7-5-3---------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------

------------------------------
-----------------------6-8----
-14----------4-5-7--9-5-7----
---16/-4-5-7--------7-3-5----
---------------------0--------
------------------------------

-----------------------------------------
-8-8-8-x-x-6-6-6-5-5-5------------------
-7-7-7-x-x-5-5-5-4-4-4--7---------------
-5-5-5-x-x-3-3-3-2-2-2--7----5----------
-------------------------5-5-7--7-5-3----
------------------------------------------

Rhythm during solo 2

---------------------------------
-----3-----3-----------------------
-9-9-0-x-x-0-x-x-5--5--6--------------------
-9-9-0-x-x-0-x-x-5--5--7-------4-5-7-----------
-7-7-2-x-x-2-x-x-3--3--4-4-5-7-----------------
---------------------------------

---------------------------------------
-----3-----3---------------------------
-9-9-0-x-x-0-x-x-5--5--6---------------
-9-9-0-x-x-0-x-x-5--5--7---------------
-7-7-2-x-x-2-x-x-3--3--4---2-5-2-------
--------------------------5-------5-3---

-----12-----12-------------12---------------15b-15-14-12------
--------15b----15p12----12---12--------------------------15-13-
-7v------------------14b--------14b-12---12--------------------
----------------------------------------14-----------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------------

------------------------------
-12--------------------------
---14-12-11------------------
------------14-12------------
------------------------------
------------------------------

Harmony Interlude

---------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------
-5------7----9--7--9---12--7--9-------------
-5v-/---7----9--7--9v--12--7--9v--(2 times)--
-3----0-5----7--5--7---10--5--7-------------
-----------0---------------------------------

-12------------------------------------
---12-15/dive---------------------------
----------------14b-12-----7-----7v----
----------------------14v----9-7-------
---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------

-12----------------------------------------------------------
---12-10h12p10-----------15------------12-13-12------------
----------------12p11h12-----14b-12-14------------7dive-----
--------------------------------------------------------------
--------------------------------------------------------------
--------------------------------------------------------------

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

repeat intro Sec 1 and then Sec 2

Outro

Midnight...

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-----------6--8------------------------
-----------5--7---5-7---5-2-----------
-12--14----3--5--5-7---5-2---(2 times)
-10--12----------3-5---3-0-------------
----------------------------------------

----------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------
-----------------------10-12-12--12--12p10-12p10--
-12-14-14-14--5h7p5--10--12-12--12-12p10--12p10-
-10-12-12-12--------7-8--10-10--10--10-----------
----------------------------------------------------

----------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------
-5-7-7-7-7p5--7p5--5-5--2---2---2--2p0--2p0-
-5-7-7-7-7p5--7p5--5-5--2---2---2--2p0--2p0-
-3-5-5-5-5---------3-3---0---0--0------------
----------------------------------------------

----------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------
-----------------------10-12-12--12--12p10-12p10--
-12-14-14-14--5h7p5--10--12-12--12-12p10--12p10-
-10-12-12-12--------7-8--10-10--10--10-----------
----------------------------------------------------

-------------------------------
-------------------------------
-5--7--7---7--7p5--7p5---5-2--
-5--7--7---7--7p5--7p5---5-2--
-3--5--5---5-------------3-0--
-------------------------------
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