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Evil is the first song on Mercyful Fate's debut album, Melissa, which was released in 1983, and is featured in Guitar Hero Metallica as a master track. When playing the song, the normal singer is replaced by the lead singer of Mercyful Fate, King Diamond. Unfortunately, unless your really into black/thrash/progressive metal, you probably won't know who he is. Take it from me, an anonymous person you don't know, Mercyful Fate is a pretty sweet band, and their album Abigail is definetely worth a listen.

Walkthrough Edit

While "Evil" is certainly not as difficult as other songs in it's tier, (cough cough "Battery" cough) the main riff is somewhat tricky. After a couple of times through though, you'll have no problems with it. The more interesting and difficult parts of the song are the numerous solos. The first and last ones are fairly difficult, but the middle ones aren't as bad. Hopefully you'll have star power, so it's not that much of a problem. Now, if you have trouble passing this song or other songs in this area of difficulty, you'll almost certainly need some star power for the last solo. Luckily, there's about a minute of easy verse riffs and fairly mild solos before then that can get you some star power. Now comes the hard part: after the GO YB RB chords, the song speeds up a good bit and kicks off into a tricky series of solos that lead to the end of the song. There's a star phrase right at the start of he solo, so you definetely should have star power by now. Save it for the tapping solo, and you'll be golden.

Video Edit

Expert FC on guitar

Guitar Hero Metallica - Evil - Mercyful Fate - 100% Expert FC05:16

Guitar Hero Metallica - Evil - Mercyful Fate - 100% Expert FC

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Demon Cleaner - No Excuses - Tuesday's Gone - Turn the Page
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Sad but True - Nothing Else Matters - No Leaf Clover - King Nothing - Enter Sandman
Hammersmith Apollo
Albatross - Welcome Home (Sanitarium) - Toxicity - Wherever I May Roam - Stacked Actors - Orion - Fade to Black - The Boys Are Back in Town - Armed and Ready
Damaged Justice Tour
Ace of Spades - All Nightmare Long - The Black River - Frantic - Fuel - Hell Bent for Leather - Mommy's Little Monster - One - War Inside My Head
The Meadowlands
Am I Evil? - Battery - Blood and Thunder - Creeping Death - Master of Puppets - Mercyful Fate - Seek & Destroy - Stone Cold Crazy
Donington Park
Beautiful Morning - Disposable Heroes - Dyers Eve - Evil - Fight Fire with Fire - The Shortest Straw - War Ensemble - Whiplash
The Ice Cave
The Thing That Should Not Be
The Stone Nightclub
Cyanide - My Apocalypse - Broken, Beat & Scarred

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