“No More Mister Nice Guy” by Alice Cooper

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Back in the day, Alice Cooper had a killer band that made musically complex shock-rock. This song is no exception. It’s a great
little song with some really nice guitar parts in it.You may very well remember Megadeth’s remake of “No More Mr. Nice Guy”.

1st Intro Riff

Using triads, open strings, a slide, and pull offs, this riff is pretty
fun to play.

Here’s what it sounds like at full speed (122 bpm):

Here’s the suggested fingerings for the 3 triads:

If you can’t play this riff at full tempo, try playing along with the
audio sample below. It’s at about 75 bpm:

2nd Intro Riff

After the first intro riff is played 4 times, the song moves onto the
next theme which includes 3 guitar parts. 2 of the guitar parts are
rhythm parts and the 3rd is a lead guitar part.

The 1st rhythm guitar strums a Bm and E chord each for one measure
and then repeating. You can see it labeled at the above the staff. You
could very well play this on an acoustic as well as an electric. The
2nd guitar part is a little more complicated. It plays around with the
pentatonic minor in the 1st measure after the Bm barre chord is strummed
and adds suspended 4th to the E chord in the 2nd measure. Again, with
this riff, you can use your electric or acoustic. Unplugged Alice Cooper,
anyone?

Below are the two rhythm guitar parts:

Here’s what it sounds like at regular tempo:

Here are the suggested fingerings:

Once again, here is the track at a much slower 75 beats per minute:

Lead Guitar

The lead guitar part requires that you are able to perform full step
bends with vibrato. It’s a slow moving lead, so even beginner guitar
players should be able to give it a try:

Here’s the lead with the backing band:

All the notes require o nly the 1st or 3rd finger. For example, for
notes on the 9th and 10th frets use your 3rd finger and for the notes
on the 7th frets you can use your 1st finger. When bending the notes
on the 9th and 10th string, use your 1st and 2nd finger for support
by placing them right behind the 3rd finger when pushing the string
up. See the video below for more info.

Here it is at about 75 bpm: