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“Run Like Hell” by Pink Floyd

    Riff Rundown

    Difficulty: Intermeidate

    Drop D Tuning

    This song is in drop D tuning. In drop D tuning the low E string is tuned
    down one whole step to D. This enables the guitarist to play power chords with
    a single finger. If your favorite band uses drop D tuning and you want to experiment
    with this tuning, by all means do so. What ever you do, don’t learn the guitar
    in drop D tuning-you’ll get all mixed up.

    To tune your guitar to drop D tuning, first make sure your tuned to standard
    tuning. Then you’ll want to tune your low E string down two steps to D (we
    drop it down one step, hence the name). See the picture below. You can use
    the audio clip below to tune your low E string to D for drop D tuning.

    Main Riff

    This riff contains 3 guitar parts that use a delay effect. Here’s what it
    all sounds like with drums and bass at 116 bpm:

    Guitar 1

    Guitar 2

    Guitar 3


    Riff Resources

    Complete Transcription To “Run
    Like Hell” (PDF)

    Complete Transcription To “Run
    Like Hell” (Power Tab)