shin godzilla

Shin Godzilla

Shin Godzilla (Godzilla Resurgence) is a 2016 Japanese film, produced and distributed by the Toho production company. Toho specializes in “Kaijū” (Japanese for Strange Beast) movies, and was Godzilla’s original producer.

Shin Godzilla is the 31st film in the Godzilla franchise, the 29th Godzilla film produced by Toho, and Toho’s third reboot of the franchise.

I loved watching Godzilla reruns on the USA Network when I was a kid. I am eager to see this “authentic” reboot of the franchise. Especially if they have the horrendous English overdubs.

I’ve also done the 2014 Godzilla theme as well. It actually turned out to be a righteous guitar piece.

Gear Used

For Persecution of the Masses, I used a cheap Alvarez AC65. I use this guitar for ultra-low, and alternate tunings. My strings (for this guitar) are Savarez Yellow Card super high-tension strings. This way the guitar performs normally in very low, or crazy tunings.

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How to play Persecution of the Masses for classical guitar

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The music in Shin Godzilla is a blend of Akira Ifukube’s original 1960’s score and composer, Shiro Sagisu’s modern homage.

Persecution of the Masses is best suited for intermediate guitar players. Most of it is easy to play, but there’s an obvious section starting around 0:20 of the video that gets pretty complicated.

The guitar tab for Persecution of the Masses is two pages long and played straight through, taking care to mind the repeated sections within the |: brackets :|.

Enjoy, the guitar tab is available below:

Persecution of the Masses is played in a very low standard C tuning. Your tuning is as follows from low to high: C F A# D# G C:

Persecution of the Masses for classical guitar