Enter Sandman Guitar Tab & Video Lesson

If you’re looking for a heavy, guitar-driven rock anthem that will transport you to another time and place, then look no further than Metallica’s Enter Sandman.

This guitar tab of Enter Sandman by Metallica includes notation and rhythm information, below the tab is a Guitar Pro soundtrack so you can follow along.

To learn how to play the classic riff, be sure to check out our video tutorial at the bottom.

If you don’t know how to read guitar tabs please click this link to learn it.

Get the tabs for the complete Black Album here

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Enter Sandman Guitar Tab Track From GuitarPro

You can change the speed to play it slower or faster by clicking the 3 dots on the right.

Learn to play the legendary riff

If you only want to learn the iconic riff from Enter Sandman, the above video shows how to play it.

PDF with the solo included

The original music video from Enter Sandman, Metallica.

Enter Sandman” was released on July 29, 1991, by Metallica. It is the intro to their self-titled fifth album, also called “The Black Album”.

The lyrics were written by vocalist and rhythm guitarist James Hetfield. The song was composed by Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich, and Mr. Hetfield himself.

The song perked up at 16 in the US Hot 100 and nabbed platinum certification for more than 1,000,000 copies shipped in the States. It also helped Metallica sell over 30 million copies and make its name globally synonymous with rock music.

Highly praised by critics, this song has been featured on all of Metallica’s live albums since 1991 and onstage at many of their award ceremonies & benefit concerts.

Although some people consider Metallica’s heavy metal sound dated, their early work remains one of the most popular bands in history. It was Enter Sandman that helped to define their sonic signature and propelled them to international fame.

Get the tabs for the whole Black Album here

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