Know Your Enemy (Lead)

Animated Know Your Enemy (Lead) tab by Green Day on guitar. So easy you'll be playing in minutes.

The best way to play the lead for this song is to keep your fingers over the frets shown, ready to be used. You don't have to fret the chords shown because only one note is played at a time. So just keep your fingers hovering over the right frets and push down on the notes at the right time.

Only 3 chord shapes are used throughout, so nothing too drastic:

E5 - B5 (repeat twice). Then after the gap hold the B5 but stretch to the occasional D# note (and then later the C# note). The riff then repeats.

Also, the picking shown here is sensible but not essential. You can just use all downstrokes if you find it easier!

Remember the golden rules - break it down into chunks and practice those chunks. Get each chunk right slowly first before adding them together and speeding up!

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