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Melvins tabs for Tipping the lion

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"Tipping the Lion"  by The Melvins

(updated 16 December 2005 by bennield@hotmail.com)


[ ] harmonic                    ( ) ghost note
 b  bend note                    r  release note
 p  pull off                     h  hammer on
 #  bend guitar neck upwards     ~  vibrato
 x  finger mute                  .  palm mute
 \  slide
standard tuning


Intro - play 8x:
   1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +   1   +   2   +   3   +
A chord diagramE MajorE|--------------------[12]------------------------[12]-----|
A chord diagramBB|----------------[12]--------------------[12]-------------|
A chord diagramG+G|--------[12]------------------------[12]-----------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-[12]-----------------------[12]-------------------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|---------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramE MajorE|---------------------------------------------------------|


Intro riff:
   1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +   1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +
A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramBB|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramG+G|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramD MajorD|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-7---5---7b----------------------------------7p5h7---7---5-------
A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------

A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramBB|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramG+G|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramD MajorD|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramA augmentedA|----4------------------------------------4---5---4--------2------
A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------

A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramBB|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramG+G|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramD MajorD|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-------------------------------------------------2---------------
A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------3b----------

A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramBB|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramG+G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramE MajorE|-0#--------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse:

strum this chord at the beginning of each line
A chord diagramE MajorE|-9------------------------------
A chord diagramBB|-9------------------------------
A chord diagramG+G|-8------------------------------
A chord diagramD MajorD|--------------------------------
A chord diagramA augmentedA|--------------------------------
A chord diagramE MajorE|--------------------------------

   1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +   1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +
A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramBB|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramG+G|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramD MajorD|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-7---x---x---7---x---x---7---x---x---7---x---x---7---x---7---x---
A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------
   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .
A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramBB|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramG+G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-------------------------7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-7---x---x---7---x---x-------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .


Chorus
   1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +   1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +
A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramBB|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramG+G|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramD MajorD|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-0---1---2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----------2---2---
A chord diagramE MajorE|-0-h-1---1---x---x---1---x---x---1---x---x---1---x---x---1---1---

  repeat above line 1x

A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramBB|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramG+G|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramD MajorD|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-0---1---2-----------2-----------0---1---2-----------2-----------
A chord diagramE MajorE|-0-h-1---1---x-x-x-x-1---x-x-0---0-h-1---1-----------1-------0---

A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramBB|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramG+G|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramD MajorD|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-0---1---2-----------2-----------------------2-----------2-------
A chord diagramE MajorE|-0-h-1---1---x-x-x-x-1---x-x-x-x-0---x-x-x-x-1---x-x-x-x-1-------


Solo 1:

   1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +   1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +
A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramBB|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramG+G|-----------------6~~~--------------------------------------------
A chord diagramD MajorD|-5p0-0-------5---------------5---------------------------6---0---
A chord diagramA augmentedA|---------5-------------------------------5-----------5-----------
A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------

A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramBB|-6---------------7-----------7-----------7-----------7-----------
A chord diagramG+G|-----6-------------------6~----------6~----------6~----------0---
A chord diagramD MajorD|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------

A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramBB|-7b----------------------8b------------------------------8-------
A chord diagramG+G|-------------6-----------------------7-~~~~------------------8---
A chord diagramD MajorD|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------

A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramBB|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramG+G|-----9~~~-------(9)-~~~--9---9b------9b--9b--9b--9r--9r--9r--0---
A chord diagramD MajorD|-9---------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------

A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramBB|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramG+G|-------------------------------------------------5---4-----------
A chord diagramD MajorD|-7---6---5-------5---4---------------4---5---6-----------5---4---
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-------------7-----------5---4---5-------------------------------
A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------

A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramBB|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramG+G|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramD MajorD|-----4---5-----------4---5---------------------------------------
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-7-----------4-/-5-----------5-/-7-~~~~~~~~----------------------
A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------

A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramBB|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramG+G|-------------------------------------6b--------------------------
A chord diagramD MajorD|-7-b(8)-----(8)r-7-------5b----------------------7-------6-------
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------

A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramBB|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramG+G|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramD MajorD|-----6---------------6---------------6---------------6-----------
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-5-------7---6---5-------7---6---5-------7---6---5-------7---6---
A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------

back to Verse

then Chorus


Solo 2
   1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +   1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +
A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramBB|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramG+G|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramD MajorD|-5b(6)r--4-------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-------------5---5---4-------------------5---4-------------------
A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------5---4-------------------5---0---5---

A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramBB|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramG+G|-----------------5b----------4~~~--------3b----------4b----------
A chord diagramD MajorD|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-5---4-----------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------

A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramBB|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramG+G|-3---3---3---3-----------3---3---3---3-----------3---3---3---3---
A chord diagramD MajorD|-5---5---5---5-----------5---5---5---5-----------5---5---5---5---
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------

A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramBB|---------------------------------------------------------5-------
A chord diagramG+G|---------3---3---3---3-----------3---x-x-3---x-x-3---x-x-3---x-x-
A chord diagramD MajorD|---------5---5---5---5-----------5---x-x-5---x-x-5---x-x-5---x-x-
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------

A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramBB|-11--11--11--11--11--11--11--11--10--10--10--10--10--10--10------
A chord diagramG+G|-11--11--11--11--11--11--11--11--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--0---
A chord diagramD MajorD|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------

A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramBB|-6b------------------6~----------6~----------6~----------6-------
A chord diagramG+G|---------5-------5-----------5-----------5-----------5-------0---
A chord diagramD MajorD|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------

A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramBB|-11--11--11--11--11--11--11--11--10--10--10--10--10--10--10------
A chord diagramG+G|-11--11--11--11--11--11--11--11--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--0---
A chord diagramD MajorD|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------

A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramBB|-6b------------------6~----------6~----------6~----------6---6---
A chord diagramG+G|---------5-------5-----------5-----------5-----------5-----------
A chord diagramD MajorD|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------------------------------------------------------

 After drum solo, let this ring:
A chord diagramE MajorE|-9------------------------------
A chord diagramBB|-9------------------------------
A chord diagramG+G|-8------------------------------
A chord diagramD MajorD|--------------------------------
A chord diagramA augmentedA|--------------------------------
A chord diagramE MajorE|--------------------------------

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