The Trooper


Song: The Trooper Album: Piece of Mind Artist: Iron Maiden Bassist: Steve Harris Tuning: Standard (E A D G) Notes: - Make sure you choke the note after you do the triplet (gallop), otherwise, it doesn't really make much sense. - Tablature timing is not perfect, so you'll have to work out the timing yourself (please consider that this is my first tab) Intro/Outro riff G [9-9-9p7----7-7-7p5----5-5-5p4-----------------] D [--------9----------7----------5----5----------] A [---------------------------------5---5-7------] E [----------------------------------------------] Main riff #1 G [----------------------------------------------] D [--------------------------5-------------------] A [7-777-777-777-777-777-0-5---5-7---------------] E [----------------------------------------------] (You'll use this riff before jumping to the chorus riff. When jumping to the chorus riff, don't play last 4 notes.) Main riff #2 G [----------------------------------------------] D [--------------------------5-------------------] A [3-333-333-333-333-333-0-5---5-7---------------] E [----------------------------------------------] First verse riff #1 G [----------------------------------------------] D [----------------------------------------------] A [--5-------------------------------------------] E [5---5-7---------------------------------------] First verse riff #2 G [----------------------------------------------] D [----------------------------------------------] A [--5-------------------------------------------] E [5---5-3---------------------------------------] Chorus riff #1 G [----------------------------------------------] D [----------------------------------------------] A [5-5-555-555-555-555-555-555-555---------------] E [----------------------------------------------] Chorus riff #2 G [----------------------------------------------] D [----------------------------------------------] A [7-7-777-777-777-777-777-777-777---------------] E [----------------------------------------------] (When you do this riff for the second time, don't do 7 gallops, do 6 gallops, and then do the chorus end riff) Chorus end riff G [----------------------------------------------] D [----5-----------------------------------------] A [0-5---5-7-------------------------------------] E [----------------------------------------------] Solo riff #1 G [----------------------------------------------------5-------7--] D [--------------------------------------------------5---5---7---7] A [777-777-777-777-555-555-555-555-222-222-222-222-3-------5------] E [---------------------------------------------------------------] Solo riff #2 G [----------------------------------------------------5-------7--] D [777-777-777-777-555-555-555-555-222-222-222-222-3-5---5-5-7---7] A [---------------------------------------------------------------] E [---------------------------------------------------------------]