Fade to Black (Solo 1)

Animated Fade to Black (Solo 1) tab by Metallica on guitar. So easy you'll be playing in minutes.

This is the First solo in Fade to Black. It is played during the intro. Kirk mainly uses the B natural minor scale as the basis for this solo. Firstly at fret 7 (using E natural minor scale shape*), and then later at fret 14 (using A natural minor scale shape*).

The solo ends by ascending through an A natural minor scale.

* Just like powerchords, scale 'shapes' can be shifted up or down the neck. So playing an E natural minor scale in open position will give the E natural minor scale, but shifting the exact same pattern of notes up to fret 7 will give us the B natural minor scale instead!

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