Hysteria (Main)

Animated Hysteria (Main) tab by Muse on guitar. So easy you'll be playing in minutes.

This is the main guitar for the song. There are some gaps during the verses (where there's no guitar), so use the quick links below to skip between riffs:

Intro / Pre-Verse Riff - Descend through the following octave chords each time (remember to mute the middle string):

A - Ab - F - E (repeat)

Between each octave chord is the same little bending lick.

Chorus - There is a gap of no guitar during the verses, then kick in with the following barre chords:

C major - G major - D minor - A minor (repeat)

Notice that the whammy bar is used at the end of each chord. Dip the whammy bar, and as you return it to the normal resting position, waver it to get some tremolo.

When repeating this chord sequence a second time, instead of playing the final A minor chord, play this fast riff instead.

Variations of this fast riff appear 2 other times in the song - here and again here. We've slowed these parts down more than the rest of the song so you can follow it easier. Even so, beginners may want to skip these parts until skilled enough!

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