Breaking the Law

Animated Breaking the Law tab by Judas Priest on guitar. So easy you'll be playing in minutes.

This classic Judas Priest song is a good song for beginners to the rock / metal genre. The song structure is basic, and the riffs aren't too nuts to learn.

Intro - Short, repeating lick using notes from the A natural minor scale.

Verse - Sounds good with, or without the muted strikes. Progression is as follows:

A5 - C5 - G5 - A5 (repeat)

F5 - C5 - F5 - B major - B5

Chorus - Breaking the Law!!!

Keep chugging the A string with palm muted downstrokes. Strike and slide the E/G notes.

Bridge - Keep switching between the B5 and A5 powerchords. Then switch to:

D5 - F5 - C5 - D5 - F5 - G5 (repeat)

Outro - One guitar plays the intro riff over and over, but we've already seen that. So here we show you what the second guitar plays. It's exactly the same sequence of notes, just one octave higher. Keep playing until the song ends or the cops catch you.

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