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"PULL TH E PLUG" DEATH

As heard on LEPROSY (COMBAT)


Words and Music by Chuck Schuldiner
Transcribed by Jeff Perrin

All guitars are tuned down one whole step (low to high: D G C F A D).
Ba ss tuning (low to high) : D G C F.
All pitches sound one whole step lowe r tha n written.
E5

61>5

F5

0 1>
5

Al>5

C5

F#5

G5

65

A#5

Ii II di mffif,
lfflf4''
ii di ii II II
I

Mod e rately

14

14

[AlIntro

q = 148

J4

14

14

14

14

14

w/half-time

fee l

1.

(q= 148 )
E5

G trs. l and 2 (elec . w/di s t.)

2.

61>
5

F5

Dl>5

Al>5

Memories
are
What has now been

N.C.(G5)

C5

P.H.

Gtr. 4 pla ys Fill J third time (see below)

P.M. ~ -

14

(0:00. 3:13)

P.M. ----------,

phch : Ci

~ Verses

<1., all
<z., days

end Bass Fig. 1

(0:14. 3:26)

that's
little
It
life

E5

left
do
seems
ends
61>5

behind
they know
llk e years
so fast

F5

as
that
to stay
so take
01>5

lay
hear
this
chance
Al>5

like
your

and
their
Is
and

wait
choice
what
make
C5

to
of
I
it

die
life
fear
last

(G5)

Gtrs. I and 2

(repea t previous four bars)

Bass pl ays Bass Fig . 1 twice (see ba r 1)

11.
[g

Pre-chorus

.11

(0:27, 3:38)

w/double-time

feel

N.C.(E5)

F#5

G5

Gtrs. I and 2

Rhy. Fig . J
P.M .

It

now

End

(F5)

It

Is
(65)

the

Gtrs. I and 2

11

PM-

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

only

way
end Rh y . Fig. 1

----- -- - --- - ---- ------ ,

[21- 1- 1- 1- 1- 1- 1- 1- 1- 1- 1- 1- 1- 1- 1- 1 I 1- 1- 1- 1- 1-1-1
- 1- 1- 1-1- 1- 1- 1- 1- 1d
Fill J (3:13)
Gtr.4

COPYR!GHT MUTILATION
MUSIC.
ALL R IGHTS R ESERVED . USED BY PERMISSION .

"PULL THE PLUG"


F#S GS

(ES)
Gtrs. I and 2

~M---------- -------- ---------------- ----- ---- ---------------------- --------------- ----- ------------------ ,

13

Bass

Too

cruel

that
(~~

15 P.M --- - - --- - - -----------

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

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

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

is
----

- ----

what

they

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

-------,

say
(ES)

F#S GS

Gtrs. 1 and 2 pla y Rhy. Fig. 1 (see bar 9)


17 Bass

me

Release

from
(85)

19 (F5)

this

lonely

I 2-2-2-r-2-2-2-2-2- 1- 1-r-i-2-2-rd
111

===

1111

world
(E5)

11-

F#5 G5

Gtrs . I and 2

21 ~M----

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

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

-- ----- --- ,

Bass

IQ]Chorus
There

no

is

hope Why don't you


BbS

(F5)
23

P.M . - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

J. =

{0:52, 4:03)

92

E5
P.M. _

-- -- --- -,

(repeat pre vious bar)

...,.
..,
... y-ty-y-,-=--:
___,__
__
1

__j

"PULL THE PLUG"


pull
Pull

85

FS
27

the
the

plug
plug

Let me

Don't wanna

81>5

ES

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1-

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P.M. ________

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~ I

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P.M. _ ______

P.M. - - - - - - - - 1

1-

1- 1- 1-

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f :

.,

o-

i;y - o-

1- t.1-1-r

I2. (2nd time) end of song IE](1:13)

1.

pass

away

live

cs

85

J =224

this way

cs

85

N.C.
Rhy. Fig. 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ___ - - - - - - - - - - _ - _ - - - - __ - - - - - - - ______________ ,

32

----

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3- ---

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--+--

~
Grrs. 1 and 2 play Rhy. Fig. 2/our times (see bar 34)

36 Bass

[!] (1:26)
J= 124
Gtrs. 1 and 2

Rhy. Fig. 3 - - - ____ _______ _____ _________ __

40

P.M.

P.M.

P.M.

Gtr. 3 (elec. w/dist.)

P.M.

P.M.

P.M.

P.M.

P.M.

Gtrs. I and 2

(repeat previous two bars)

Bass

Gtrs. 1 and 2 play Rhy. Fig. 3 one and one halftimes (see bar40 )

44 Gtr. 3

P.M.

Bass

[Q](1:40)
cJ= 20s)
N.C.(A
PS)
48

Gtrs. 1 and 2

P.M.

P.M.

,.

..,

Bass

,.
~4

Bass Fig. 2

--

4--

4--

......

.. . ....

4--

. . _ .. _.. ___ .. ,

..,

f____
y

f::_-_T____

..,

"PULL THE PLUG"


(AP5)

52 (GS)

(AP5)

(G5)

(BPS)

(BPS)

(85)

(85)

f- 2- f- 1- 1- 1- 1- 1- f- 2- 1- 1- 1- 1- 1- 1
Bass Fig. 3

1+--

-------

--

f-- 1- - 1-- 1--f-(AP5)

(G5)

-------+-

1--

1-- 1- - 1
(Al:>5)

(G5)

1-

- 2--

--

--

- -

Gl:>
5

f- 1- 1- 1- 1- 1- 1- 1-f- 1- 1- 1- 1- 1- 1- 1

2 ---1

l-s-,-,-,-,-,-s-,

>

54

--

P.M. _____ ___

>

P.M . .

>

end Bass Fig. 3

[HJBridge

(1:54)

56

of my life
End It now

full control
decides
myfate

Once I
had
a
machine
N.C.(AP5)
Gtrs. I and 2

P.M.

I
now behold
It's all
too

P.M .

late

60 (G5)

(Al:>5)

(G5)

(BPS)

(AP5)

(85)

(BPS)

(85)

Bass plays Bass Fig. 3 twice (see bar 52)

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00(2:13)
J. =94

(GS)

(E5)

(F5)
Gtrs. I and 2

Rhy. Fig.4

64

~M.

-------

- - -------

----

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

--- ----

- - -- ----

---

,a

(BPS)

(Gl:>5)

67

P.M. ---------

- - ------

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

------

-- - ----

---

- -

- - - ---

"PULL THE PLUG"


(ES)

(F5)

69

Gtr. 3

play 2nd time only - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ,


II
II
II

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----------

--

--

-------'-t'

O.

11

0.

Gtrs. I and2

end R hy. Fig. 4

P.M. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ,

II
II
II

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II

end Bass Fig. 4

Ba..,s

.,

II] 1st Guitar

Solo (Rkk Rozz ) (2:33)


(ES)

(F5)

(Gl>5)

(GS)

(Bl>5)

I I
II
di

(F5)

*"d ip " wlbar

Bass plays Bass Fig . 4 twice (see bar 64)

(F5)

(ES)
w/bar

78

+ 1 (pull up on bar)

N.H .

--

-----.,

- ~

-- --: --./

'

1n

...
:,

5-,- 1~

2 15 19 15 12

15 1.215 1.2 15 12

'

pitch: D

- -

'-3

--'

Depr ess bar prior to pi cking hamwni c.

(Gl>5)

(~~

tr-

* tr

tr

w/bar - - ----

- ---

---

- ---

tr-

- -- - - - ~ -- - - ---

*Vibrato wlbar while trilling.

[Kl2nd Guitar

Solo (Chuck Schnldiner ) (2:53)

85

GS

Gtr. 4 (elec. w/dist. )

88

P.M. - - - - - __ - _ - -

P.H.

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Rhy. Fig. 5
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-----

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Bass

Bass Fig. 5

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-- --

---

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,- 1- 1- 1- 1- 1- l -- 1- 1- 1- 1-j
1

LJ

LJ

LJ

LJ

LJ

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85

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15

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P.M
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A~5

G5

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12- 15 - 12 - 14- 15-

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_____________

end
Rhy. Fig. 5
______
1

1- 1-

1- 1- 1-

1111

1~

,-

~=t ' '=:]


2

end Bass Fig. 5

-- L.J - 1-- y- L.J -1-- t=J - t;J


85

1- 1- 1- 1- 1- 1-

1--

1- 1- 1-

LJ

I I

LJ

LJ

f f f-t f f_J

G5

Gtrs. J and 2 repeat Rhy. Fig. 5 (see bar88 )


Gtr. 4

112

96

Bass repeats Bass Fig. 5 (see bar 88)

A#5
98

14- 15- 14--

14-

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

F#5

85 full

14- 15- 14--

17-.J

14-1 5-1 7-1 4- 15- 14 --

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full

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tufDW'D WW DUDDD'D
11
3

go back to~

G5
101

r--.
full

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