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Melvins tabs for Boris

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Melvins - Boris
Guitar Tab by Ben Nield - bennield@hotmail.com

. = palm mute
~ = vibrato
b = bend
Tuning low to high: A-A-D-G-B-E

 63 BPM

 Drums come in after 4 bars, vocals 14 bars.


First play this:

 d|-----------------------------------------------------------------
 a|-1---3b------0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---2~~~~~~~~~~~0-------
 A chord diagramA augmentedA|-1---3b------0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---2~~~~~~~~~~~0-------
                    .   .       .   .   .   .

Then play this 9 times:

 d|-----------------------------------------------------------------
 a|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---3~~~~~~~~~~~0-------
 A chord diagramA augmentedA|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---3~~~~~~~~~~~0-------
        .   .       .   .   .       .   .   .

 d|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
 a|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---2~~~~~~~~~~~0-------|
 A chord diagramA augmentedA|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---2~~~~~~~~~~~0-------|
        .   .       .   .   .       .   .   .
Riff 2: (2m:35s "It's like sin")

 d|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
 a|-1-----------0-----------3-------1-------0---3---0---1---0---1---0---1---0---
 A chord diagramA augmentedA|-1-----------0-----------3-------1-------0---3---0---1---0---1---0---1---0---

 d|---------------------------------------------------------
 a|-0---0---11--0---0---11--0---0---11--0---0---11--0---0---
 A chord diagramA augmentedA|-0---0---11--0---0---11--0---0---11--0---0---11--0---0---
    .   .       .   .       .   .       .   .       .   .

 d|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
 a|-1-----------0-----------3-------1-------0---3---0---1---0---1---0---1---0---
 A chord diagramA augmentedA|-1-----------0-----------3-------1-------0---3---0---1---0---1---0---1---0---

 d|---------------------------------------------------------|
 a|-0---0---0---0---0---1/12~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~12\1---2--------|
 A chord diagramA augmentedA|-0---0---0---0---0---1/12~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~12\1---2--------|


Back to Riff 1, then Riff 2.


Then a variation on Riff 1 where Buzz does lots of bending on the 5th string around
the 10 and 12th frets for 5 bars.


Then Riff 2, after which Buzz plays Riff 1 by himself for a while.
ⓘ Guitar tab for 'Boris' by Melvins, a sludge metal band formed in 1982 from Seattle, USA

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