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Band: Sparta
Song: Tensioning
Album: Porcelain (2004)
Tuning: Drop D (DADGBE)

This is my first tab, so please rate and make any corrections if necessary.
this may not be the exact way the band plays it but it sounds great to me..please rate

*Strumming pattern may not be right on all parts*
Intro (w/ mild distortion):
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------17-------------------------------17------------------------------------------------------|
|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18--------13....14....13....11....---|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------17-------------------------------17------------------------------------------------------|
|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18--------13....14....16....11....---|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse (w/ distortion):
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-11------------9-----------6------------2--|
|--X------------X-----------X------------X--|
|--9------------7-----------4------------0--|
|-------------------------------------------|4x

Pre-Chorus (w/ distortion) :
Gtr. 1
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----444444-----777777-----000000000000--------------------------------------------------------|
|-----444444-----777777-----000000000000--------------------------------------------------------|
|-----444444-----777777-----000000000000--------------------------------------------------------|

Gtr. 2
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----444444-----777777-----------------------------------------------------------|
|----444444-----777777----------11h12--11h12--12--12-------11h12--11h12--12--12--|
|----444444-----777777-----------------------------------------------------------|2x

Chorus (w/ mild distortion):
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------17-------------------------------17------------------------------------------------------|
|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18--------13....14....13....11....---|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------17-------------------------------17------------------------------------------------------|
|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18--------13....14....16....11....---|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------17-------------------------------17------------------------------------------------------|
|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18--------13....14....13....11....---|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------17-------------------------------17---------------------------17....19....21.........----|
|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse:
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-11-------------9-----------6-----------2--|
|--X-------------X-----------X-----------X--|
|--9-------------7-----------4-----------0--|
|-------------------------------------------|4x

Pre-Chorus:
Gtr. 1
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----444444-----777777-----000000000000--|
|-----444444-----777777-----000000000000--|
|-----444444-----777777-----000000000000--|2x

Gtr. 2
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----444444-----777777-----------------------------------------------------------|
|----444444-----777777----------11h12--11h12--12--12-------11h12--11h12--12--12--|
|----444444-----777777-----------------------------------------------------------|2x

Chorus:
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------17-------------------------------17------------------------------------------------------|
|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18--------13....14....13....11....---|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------17-------------------------------17------------------------------------------------------|
|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18--------13....14....16....11....---|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------17-------------------------------17------------------------------------------------------|
|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18--------13....14....13....11....---|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------17------------------------------------17----------------------17....19....21.........----|
|-----------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18---------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Bridge: (clean)
"cant be wrong this time..."
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-...21-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|----16.....14.....11...........--|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|5x

Chorus:
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------17-------------------------------17------------------------------------------------------|
|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18--------13....14....13....11-------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------17-------------------------------17------------------------------------------------------|
|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18--------13....14....16....11....---|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------17-------------------------------17------------------------------------------------------|
|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18--------13.....14....13....11....--|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------17-------------------------------17---------------------------17....19....21.........----|
|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-....21-------------------------------------------------------17------17-----------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------1818181818--1919191919--1818181818--1919191919--------19------19-----181818-161616--|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------17-------------------------------17------------------------------------------------------|
|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18--------13....14....16....11....---|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------17-------------------------------17---------------------------17....19....21.........----|
|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Outro (w/ distortion):
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-....21-----------------------------------------------------17-------17--------------------------17-|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------1818181818--1919191919--1818181818--1919191919-------19-------19------181818-161616-------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


please rate...like i said, this may not be the exact way the band plays it but this 
pretty close to me..thanks
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Dystiller wrote on January 12 2005, 12:00 am

amazing Tab dude, excellent work...anyone know wut effect he is using on the main riff?

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Dystiller wrote on January 12 2005, 12:00 am

and on the 17...19...21 part?

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