The Call of Ktulu
by Hetfield, Ulrich, Mustaine and Burton
as performed on Ride the Lightning


Rhy Fig 1

||----5---------5---|---5---------5---|---6---------6---|---6---------6---|
||--------6---5---6-|-------6---5---6-|-------6-------6-|-------6-------6-|
||*-----7-----------|-----7-----------|-----7-----9-----|-----7-----9-----|
||*-0-------7-------|-0-------7-------|-0-------8-------|-0-------8-------|
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

							 __________________
							|1.		   |
							      end Rhy Fig 1
|---8----------8---|---8----------8---|---5---------5---|---5---------5----||
|-------8--------8-|-------8--------8-|-------6-------6-|-------6-------6--||
|-----9------9-----|-----9------9-----|-----7-----7-----|-----7-----7-----*||
|-0-------10-------|-0-------10-------|-0-------7-------|-0-------7-------*||
|------------------|------------------|-----------------|------------------||
|------------------|------------------|-----------------|------------------||



	        Rhy Fig 2		end Rhy Fig 2
					      4 times
|-------------||----------0------|---------0--------||
|--0----------||--------0---0----|-------0---0------||
|-------------||*-----5------5---|-----5-------5---*||
|--0----------||*---7------------|---7-----------7-*||
|-------------||--0------------7-|-6----------------||
|-------------||-----------------|------------------||


Rhy Fig 3			end Rhy Fig 3
				      4 times
||--------1-|-------1-|-------1-|-------5--||
||------3---|-----3---|-----3---|-----3----||
||*---2-----|---3-----|---4-----|---5-----*||
||*-0-------|-0-------|-0-------|-0-------*||
||----------|---------|---------|----------||
||----------|---------|---------|----------||


||--------------|------------------||
||--------------|------------------||
||--------------|-9-8-8-8-8-9-9/11-||
||-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|-7-6-6-6-6-7-7/9--||
||-5-5-5-5-5-5-5|------------------||
||--------------|------------------||
rhythm figure 4(distorted)



||--------------|--------------|--------------|----------------||
||--------------|--------------|--------------|----------------||
||--------------|--------------|--------------|-----------7----||
||7--7-9-10-9--7|---7-9-10-9--7|---7-9-10-9--7|----7-9-10----10||
||--------------|8-------------|9-------------|10--------------||
||--------------|--------------|--------------|----------------||
||                                                             ||
||                                                             ||
||E5             F5             F#5           G5               ||
||--------------|--------------|--------------|----------------||
||--------------|--------------|--------------|----------------||
||--------------|--------------|--------------|----------------||
||--------------|--------------|--------------|----------------||
||-2-------0-2-3|-3-------0-2-3|-4-------0-2-3|-5-------3-2----||
||-0-0-0-0------|-1-1-1-1------|-2-2-2-2------|-3-3-3-3-----3--||
rhythm figure 5(distorted)

Repeat this pattern with 12 on the G string as the start, and of
course the final note will be 13 on the B.


Solo

|-------------------------------------|20b---------20b---20b-20b-r-20v-----17---|
|20b--20b--20b--20b-20b-20b-20b-20b-17|-----------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
|-20b-20p17-20b-20p17-20b-20p17-20b-20p17-|-20b-20p17-20b-20p17-20b-20p17-20b-20p17--|
|-----------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|

e|-20-17--------------------------------------------|
B|-------20-17----17-20-17--------------------------|
G|-------------19----------19-17-14-17-19-17-14-----|
D|----------------------------------------------17--|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-------14--------------------------------|
D|-14-17----17-14-12----12-14-12----12-----|
A|-------------------15----------15---12v--|
E|-----------------------------------------|

e|-12-10-9--10-9-----9-----------------|-------------------------------------|
B|--------12----12-10-12-10-9-12-10-9--|-10-9------9-------------------------|
G|----------------------------------11-|------11-9---11-9---11-9-7-6-5-4-6-4-|
D|-------------------------------------|------------------12-----------------|
A|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|


e|---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
G|-7-6-4---6-4-------7-6-4---------|-------------------------------------|
D|-------7-----7-6-9-------7-6-4---|-6-4-----4---------------------------|
A|-------------------------------7-|-----7-5---7-5-4-7-5-4---------------|
E|---------------------------------|-----------------------0-4v----------|


e|------------------------------|------------------------|-----------------|
B|------------------------------|------------------------|-----------------|
G|--------------------------5-7-|-7-t14p7-t15p17-t17p7---|-t15p7--7-dive---|
D|-----------4-5-7-5---5-7------|------------------------|-----------------|
A|-----4-5-7---------7----------|------------------------|-----------------|
E|-5-6--------------------------|------------------------|-----------------|


e|-------------|
B|-trill-------|
G|--5-7--------|
D|--------7v---|
A|-------------|
E|-------------|


|----10-17-13---------10-17-13-----|----10-17-13-------10-17-13------|
|--10--------15----10----------15--|--10--------15---10---------15---|
|10-------------10-----------------|10-------------10----------------|
|----------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|---------------------------------|

|--17-13---17-13---17-13---17-13---|-17-13----17-13-----------------|
|--------15------15------15-----15-|-------15-------15/17v----------|
|----------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|--------------------------------|


|-20b-20b-20b-20b-20b-20b-|-20b-20b-20b-20b-v--------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------------|


e|-20-19-17-20p18p17-----17-18--18-17-----|
B|------------------20-19-------------18--|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|


e|-17--19-17-19-17------19-17----17v---|
B|-----------------20---------20-------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|


e|-20p19p17-20p19p17-19p17p15-19p17p15-17p16p13-17p16p13-15p13p12-15p13p12-|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-18p17p15-18p17p15-17p16p14-17p16p15-15p14p12-15p14p12-13p12p10-13p12p10-|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|-13-10----10--13-10---------------------------------|
G|-------12-----------12-9-----9-12-9-----------------|
D|--------------------------12---------12-10---10-----|
A|-------------------------------------------12-------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|


e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|-12-10----------------------------------------|
A|-------12-10----10-12-10----10-----------0----|
E|-------------12----------12----12-10-9-8------|


e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|-3-0-3-0-5-3-0-3-3h5-5-3p0-3-3h5-5-3-3p0--|
E|------------------------------------------|


e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-7-5---5--7-5---5--5h7-7-5-5--5h7-7-5----|
A|-----7--------7-----------7-----------7--|
E|-----------------------------------------|


e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-13p7h10-13p7h10-14p7h10-14p7h10-15p7h10-16p7h10-16p7h10-17p7h10-17p7h10-|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|-18p7h10-18p7h10-19p7h10-19p7h10-20p7h10-21p7h10-22p7h10-|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

I think the solo sounds better this way.


e|-----|-------|
B|-----|-------|
G|-----|-9-8---|
D|--7--|-9-8---|
A|--7--|-7-6---|
E|--5--|-------|


E|--------|--------|These fills are played
B|--------|--------|during the above riff.
G|--------|--------|
D|--------|--------|
A|-8-dive-|--------|
E|--------|-0-dive-|

|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|----------------9----------------|
|-5-4-4-4--5-2-2-7--5-4-4-4--5-2-2|
|-3-2-2-2--3-0-0----3-2-2-2--3-0-0|

E|-------|-------|This is played
B|--/10--|--/17--|4X during the breakdown.
G|-------|-------|
D|-------|-------|
A|-------|-------|
E|-------|-------|

                           1st       2nd
E|------------------------|---------|-------|
B|-12-10h12p10----10---12-|---------|-------|
G|o------------12---------|-12----9o|-12----|
D|o-----------------------|----12--o|----9--|
A|------------------------|---------|-------|
E|------------------------|---------|-------|




e|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|----------|---trill---|
B|-10--|-----|-11--|-----|-13--|----10h11-|---10-11---|
G|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|----------|-----------|
D|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|----------|-----------|
A|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|----------|-----------|
E|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|----------|-----------|
During the clean part at the end.
Let the 3 first notes ring.

|-----------------------|Twice.
|-----------------------|End with a D5.
|-----------------------|
|--7--5--7--3--7--10--7-|
|--5--3--5--1--5--8---5-|
|-----------------------|

Additions and solo by
mattinurro@hotmail.com