This isn't meant to be a note for note recreation of the intro. I'm hoping to get you beginners in the ballpark to play something that sounds so hard. I simplified the picking pattern so it's the same throughout and gave you general “fills” that simulate the actual intro. As with many songs, they vary it a lot throughout.

Chord Progression:

Capo 7

Em - B7 - D - A - C - G - Am - B7

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