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Heavyness Of The Load by Melvins

Heavyness Of The Load tab by Melvins

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Heavyness Of The Load
Melvins, from: Gluey Porch Treatments
Drop Chord diagramD MajorD tuning


*=Palm mute the chord
/=slide to
^=bend up and down really fast and a lot
'=just rest your fingers on the chord (=easier)
-=let it ring

Look at the bottom about how to do the harmonics..
Guess you know it already but some might not, so.. Hell.. it probably won't hurt anybody:)

Here we go. This isn't easy I should say!

Chord diagramD MajorD|2 3 2 3 8 2 3 2 8 7 7 6 5 5* 5 5* 5* 5* 5
Chord diagramA augmentedA|2 3 2 3 8 2 3 2 8 7 7 6 5 5  5 5  5  5  5
Chord diagramD MajorD|0 1 0 1 6 0 1 0 6 5 5 4 3 3  3 3  3  3  3 12/0

Chord diagramD MajorD|2 3 2 6    2 2 5 3 2
Chord diagramA augmentedA|2 3 2 6    2 2 5 3 2
Chord diagramD MajorD|0 1 0 4 3^ 0 0 3 1 0

Chord diagramD MajorD|2* 2 2*  2* 2* 2
Chord diagramA augmentedA|2  2  2  2  2  2
Chord diagramD MajorD|0  0  0  0  0  0 12/0

Chord diagramD MajorD|2 3 2 6 5 3' 3' 5 3 2 2*
Chord diagramA augmentedA|2 3 2 6 5 3  3  5 3 2 2
Chord diagramD MajorD|0 1 0 4 3 1  1  3 1 0 0

Chord diagramD MajorD|2 2* 2* 2*}
Chord diagramA augmentedA|2 2  2  2 }play this 6 or 7 times
Chord diagramD MajorD|0 0  0  0 }


Chord diagramD MajorD|2 3' 3' 3' 3
Chord diagramA augmentedA|2 3  3  3  3
Chord diagramD MajorD|0 1  1  1  1

 (are you still remembering what this: ' means )

Chord diagramD MajorD|3'3' 4 5  3'3' 3  3'3' 6 5}
Chord diagramA augmentedA|3 3  4 5  3 3  3  3 3  6 5}play this 4 times
Chord diagramD MajorD|1 1  2 3  1 1  1  1 1  4 3}

Then:

Chord diagramD MajorD|3'3' 4 5 3'3' 6 3'3' 7
Chord diagramA augmentedA|3 3  4 5 3 3  6 3 3  7
Chord diagramD MajorD|1 1  2 3 1 1  4 1 1  5

Chord diagramG+G|                        10
Chord diagramD MajorD|7*7*7*7              8  10
Chord diagramA augmentedA|7 7 7 7              8   8  7^
Chord diagramD MajorD|5 5 5 5              6
 (=very gently)

Chord diagramD MajorD|6 6* 6* 7 7      5-
Chord diagramA augmentedA|6 6  6  7 7 7    5
Chord diagramD MajorD|4 4  4  5 5   2  3
Phew.. That was the "intro," now for the final part:

First you should play this: (remember: ')

Chord diagramD MajorD|2 3 2 6 5 3'3  4 5 3'3' 3
Chord diagramA augmentedA|2 3 2 6 5 3 3  4 5 3 3  3
Chord diagramD MajorD|0 1 0 4 3 1 1  2 3 1 1  1

Then right after, this:

Chord diagramD MajorD|3'3' 6 5 3'3' 4 5 3'3'  3}
Chord diagramA augmentedA|3 3  6 5 3 3  4 5 3 3   3}play this 6 times
Chord diagramD MajorD|1 1  4 3 1 1  2 3 1 1   1}

Chord diagramD MajorD|3'3' 6 5 3'3'  4 5 3'3' 6 3'3' 7
Chord diagramA augmentedA|3 3  6 5 3 3   4 5 3 3  6 3 3  7
Chord diagramD MajorD|1 1  4 3 1 1   2 3 1 1  4 1 1  5


Chord diagramD MajorD|7 7*7*7*7*7*7*   7 5   6 6 6 6 7           7   5
Chord diagramA augmentedA|7 7 7 7 7 7 7    7 5 5 6 6 6 6 7           7   5
Chord diagramD MajorD|5 5 5 5 5 5 5    503   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, I think.

Chord diagramG+G|5 7 7 7 7 7
Chord diagramD MajorD|5 7 7 7 7 7 7             5    6 6 6 6
Chord diagramA augmentedA|4 5 5 5 5 5 7             5  5^6 6 6 6
Chord diagramD MajorD|            5 5 5 5 5 5 5 3    4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5
               |-----------|
                     harmonics


Chord diagramG+G|    7 6 5 4
Chord diagramD MajorD|5 6 7 6 5 4 2-
Chord diagramA augmentedA|5 6 5 4 3 2 2
Chord diagramD MajorD|3 4             0

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