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Cryptic Writings

By Megadeth

Customer Rating:   4 Reviews Write a Review


Cryptic Writings by Megadeth. For Guitar. Hal Leonard Guitar Recorded Versions. Metal. Difficulty: medium. Guitar tablature songbook. Guitar tablature, standard notation, vocal melody, lyrics, chord names, guitar chord diagrams and guitar notation legend. 96 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.690244).

ISBN 0793587859. With guitar tablature, standard notation, vocal melody, lyrics, chord names, guitar chord diagrams and guitar notation legend. Metal. 9x12 inches.

Matching folio with 12 songs, including: Almost Honest * The Disintegrators * FFF * Have Cool, Will Travel * I'll Get Even * Mastermind * A Secret Place * She-Wolf * Sin * Trust * Use the Man * Vortex.

About Hal Leonard Guitar Recorded Versions

Guitar Recorded Versions are note-for-note transcriptions of guitar music taken directly off recordings. This series, one of the most popular in print today, features some of the greatest guitar players and groups from blues, rock, and heavy metal. Guitar Recorded Versions are transcribed by the best transcribers in the business. Every book contains notes and tablature.

  • Trust 
  • Mastermind 
  • The Disintegrators 
  • A Secret Place 
  • Have Cool, Will Travel 
  • She-Wolf 
  • Vortex 
  • Almost Honest 
  • Use The Man 
  • Sin 
  • FFF 
  • I'll Get Even 

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  • 4

    Knoxville, TN
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  • September 15, 2005 Overall a great book!

    For some reason I just loved Cryptic Writings. Maybe it's due to the fact the songs are more lyrical, maybe it's because I dig Marty's playing. This book is generally very accurate, but also pretty advanced due to some of the rythmn and solo work. If you...

    are a guitarist and loved the album, buy the book!

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  • 5

    Tilden, IL
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  • August 16, 2002 Very Great Book

    I am a very big Megadeth fan whenever I met them in St Louis and watched them play on stage, I was completely driven into their music. Both old school Megadeth and new school Megadeth is very talented and still very great. "Cryptic Writings" is a newer piece, but is...

    a complete masterpiece. I bought this tab book on the same day I bought my ESP, and Ive practiced it throroughly. It has very good transcriptions of each song. I have thoroughly looked through the transcriptions of Trust, Almost Honest, Use The Man, Disintegrators, Secret Place, SheWolf, and FFF. Marty and Dave are VERY intricate guitar players and I would NOT suggest trying to learn this or any of their works if you are a beginner. Yet if you have the time and skill go for it. If you have the ambition and desire and will; get this immediately and practice. If you like this album, you will LOVE this tab book.

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  • 4

    Stafford, England
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  • October 15, 2000 Not sure bout that Gustavo

    There are mistakes in this book. For instance, the Riff at the start of Vortex. However, most of it is spot on and its definitely worth the cash.

    16 of 37 people found this review helpful.
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  • 5

    Santiago, CHILE
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  • September 25, 2000 VERY WELL TRANSCRIPTED

    All the solos, harmonies, vocal lines and rythm parts are included, is transcribed as you hear it, I mean, there are 0 mistakes in the book, very good tab notation aswell.

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