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Melvins tabs for Heaviness of the load

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Melvins - Heaviness Of The Load

from: Gluey Porch Treatments

Drop A chord diagramD MajorD tuning
. = palm mute
/ = slide to
~ = vibrato
* = finger mute


A chord diagramD MajorD|-0--1--0--1--6--0--1--0--6--5--5--4--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--------
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-0--1--0--1--6--0--1--0--6--5--5--4--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--------
A chord diagramD MajorD|-0--1--0--1--6--0--1--0--6--5--5--4--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--12/0--
                                          .     .  .  .

A chord diagramD MajorD|-0--1--0--4-----0--0--3--1--0--
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-0--1--0--4-----0--0--3--1--0--
A chord diagramD MajorD|-0--1--0--4--3~-0--0--3--1--0--

A chord diagramD MajorD|-0--0--0--0--0--0--------
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-0--0--0--0--0--0--------
A chord diagramD MajorD|-0--0--0--0--0--0--12/0--
   .     .  .  .

A chord diagramD MajorD|-0--1--0--4--3--1--1--3--1--0--0--
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-0--1--0--4--3--1--1--3--1--0--0--
A chord diagramD MajorD|-0--1--0--4--3--1--1--3--1--0--0--
                  *  *

A chord diagramD MajorD|-0--0--0--0--
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-0--0--0--0--  6x
A chord diagramD MajorD|-0--0--0--0--
      .  .  .

A chord diagramD MajorD|-0--1--1--1--1--
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-0--1--1--1--1--
A chord diagramD MajorD|-0--1--1--1--1--
      *  *  *

A chord diagramD MajorD|-1--1--2--3--1--1--1--1--1--4--3--
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-1--1--2--3--1--1--1--1--1--4--3-- 4x
A chord diagramD MajorD|-1--1--2--3--1--1--1--1--1--4--3--
   *  *        *  *     *  *

Then:

A chord diagramD MajorD|-1--1--2--3--1--1--4--1--1--5--
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-1--1--2--3--1--1--4--1--1--5--
A chord diagramD MajorD|-1--1--2--3--1--1--4--1--1--5--
   *  *        *  *     *  *

A chord diagramG+G|-------------------------10----
A chord diagramD MajorD|-5--5--5--5-----------6--10----
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-5--5--5--5-----------6--8--7~-
A chord diagramD MajorD|-5--5--5--5-----------6--------
   .  .  .  .

A chord diagramD MajorD|-4--4--4--5--5--------3--------
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-4--4--4--5--5--7-----3--------
A chord diagramD MajorD|-4--4--4--5--5-----2--3--ring--
      .  .

Phew.. That was the "intro," now for the final part:

First you should play this:

A chord diagramD MajorD|-0--1--0--4--3--1--1--2--3--1--1--1--
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-0--1--0--4--3--1--1--2--3--1--1--1--
A chord diagramD MajorD|-0--1--0--4--3--1--1--2--3--1--1--1--
                  *

Then right after, play this:

A chord diagramD MajorD|-1--1--4--3--1--1--2--3--1--1--1--
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-1--1--4--3--1--1--2--3--1--1--1-- 6x
A chord diagramD MajorD|-1--1--4--3--1--1--2--3--1--1--1--
   *  *        *  *        *  *

A chord diagramD MajorD|-1--1--4--3--1--1--2--3--1--1--4--1--1--5--
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-1--1--4--3--1--1--2--3--1--1--4--1--1--5--
A chord diagramD MajorD|-1--1--4--3--1--1--2--3--1--1--4--1--1--5--
   *  *        *  *        *  *     *  *

A chord diagramD MajorD|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5-----5--0--3-----
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5-----5--0--3--5--
A chord diagramD MajorD|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5-----5--0--3-----
      .  .  .  .  .  .

A chord diagramD MajorD|-4--4--4--4--5-----------------5-----3--
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-4--4--4--4--5-----------------5-----3--
A chord diagramD MajorD|-4--4--4--4--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--0--3--
                  |-----------|
                    Harmonics

Then it gets outta control but I've done the best I possibly could.

A chord diagramG+G|-6--7--7--7--7--7-----------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramD MajorD|-6--7--7--7--7--7--5--------------------3-----4--4--4--4--------------
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-4--5--5--5--5--5--5--------------------3--5~-4--4--4--4--------------
A chord diagramD MajorD|-------------------5--5--5--5--5--5--5--3-----4--4--4--4--5--5--5--5--
                        |--------------|
                           Harmonics


A chord diagramG+G|-------7--6--5--4--------
A chord diagramD MajorD|-3--4--7--6--5--4--2-----
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-3--4--5--4--3--2--0--0--
A chord diagramD MajorD|-3--4-----------------0--
            end here

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