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Bladecatcher Tab

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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
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                                  BLADECATCHER
                             As recorded by Mastodon
                      (From the 2006 Album BLOOD MOUNTAIN)

Music by Mastodon
Transcribed by GuitarHero_JP

Gtr I (D G C F A D) - 'Clean I'
Gtr II (D G C F A D) - 'Clean II'
Gtr III (D G C F A D) - 'Distortion I'
Gtr IV (D G C F A D) - 'Distortion II'

Well I got some of this from Total Guitar but I added the harmonys coz no other
tab seems to have them. Enjoy!

 Clean Intro
  Q=204
 7/8
  Gtr I
Let Ring throughout
  E  E  E  E  E  E E     E  E  E  E  E  E E  x3     E  E  E  E  E  E E  x4
|------------------0-||-------------------0--||-||-------------------0--||
|------14----15------||o-0----14----15------o||-||o-0----15----17------o||
|--------------------||----------------------||-||----------------------||
|---14----16----16---||----14----16----16----||-||----16----16----18----||
|--------------------||o--------------------o||-||o--------------------o||
|--------------------||----------------------||-||----------------------||
|
| Gtr II
| E  E  E  E  E  E E     E  E  E  E  E  E E         E  E  E  E  E  E E
|------------------0-||-------------------0--||-||-------------------0--||
|-------2-----3------||o-0-----2-----3------o||-||o-0-----3-----5------o||
|--------------------||----------------------||-||----------------------||
|----2-----4-----4---||-----2-----4-----4----||-||-----4-----6-----6----||
|--------------------||o--------------------o||-||o--------------------o||
|--------------------||----------------------||-||----------------------||


    E  E  E  E  E  E E  x4     E  E  E  E  E  E E  x3
||-------------------0--||-||-------------------0--||
||o-0----17----19------o||-||o-0----19----21------o||
||----------------------||-||----------------------||
||----18----19----19----||-||----19----21----21----||
||o--------------------o||-||o--------------------o||
||----------------------||-||----------------------||
|
|   E  E  E  E  E  E E         E  E  E  E  E  E E
||-------------------0--||-||-------------------0--||
||o-0-----5-----7------o||-||o-0-----7-----9------o||
||----------------------||-||----------------------||
||-----6-----7-----7----||-||-----7-----9-----9----||
||o--------------------o||-||o--------------------o||
||----------------------||-||----------------------||


     9/8
      E  E  E  E  E  E E E E
|-||-------------------0-----|
|-||o-0----19----21------0---|
|-||-----------------------0-|
|-||----19----21----21-------|
|-||o------------------------|
|-||-------------------------|
|
|     E  E  E  E  E  E E E E
|-||-------------------0-----|
|-||o-0-----7-----9------0---|
|-||-----------------------0-|
|-||-----7-----9-----9-------|
|-||o------------------------|
|-||-------------------------|


 Heavy Intro
  Q=75
 4/4            3/4
  Gtr III
   H.       Q    E     Q     E Q
|-^0-----------|------------------|
|-^0-----------|-6-----9----------|
|-^9-----------|-8b10-11b13-------|
|-^9-----------|-------------3-7--|
|-^7-----------|-------------3-7--|
|-^0--------0--|-------------1-5--|
|
| Gtr IV
|  H.       Q    E     Q     E Q
|--------------|------------------|
|--3b5---------|-6-----9----------|
|--2-----------|-8b10-11b13-------|
|--------------|-------------3-7--|
|--------------|-------------3-7--|
|-----------0--|-------------1-5--|


 4/4            9/16
   H.       Q    E    E     E     E.     E E E E.
|-^0-----------|-----------------------|----------|
|-^0-----------|-6----7-----8-----9----|----------|
|-^9-----------|-8b10-9b11-10b12-11b13-|----------|
|-^9-----------|-----------------------|-3-5-7-9\-|
|-^7-----------|-----------------------|-3-5-7-9\-|
|-^0--------0--|-----------------------|-1-3-5-7\-|
|
|  H.       Q    E    E     E     E.     E E E E.
|--------------|-----------------------|----------|
|--3b5---------|-6----7-----8-----9----|----------|
|--2-----------|-8b10-9b11-10b12-11b13-|----------|
|--------------|-----------------------|-3-5-7-9\-|
|--------------|-----------------------|-3-5-7-9\-|
|-----------0--|-----------------------|-1-3-5-7\-|


 Blast Beat Riff
  Q=142
 4/4
  Gtrs III, IV
  |----6----|         |----6----|
  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-2-5-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-6-3-6-3-|


  |----6----|         |----6----|
  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-2-5-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-6-3-6-3---|


  |----6----|         |----6----|
  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-6-3-6-3-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-2-5-2-|
|-----------------------------------------|


  |----6----|         |----6----|
  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-6-3-6-3-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-2-5-2-|
|-----------------------------------------|


  |----6----|         |----6----|
  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-2-5-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-6-3-6-3-|


  |----6----|         |----6----|
  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-2-5-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-6-3-6-3-|


 Melody 1
  Q.=142
 6/8                         7/8
  Gtrs III, IV
                                       ~~
  E E E E E E   E E E E E E   E E E  E Q.
|-------------|-------------|---------------|
|-------------|-------------|---0h8h10------|
|-------------|-------0-7-7/|=9--------9----|
|-------0h5h7-|-7/9-9-------|---------------|
|-0h5h9-------|-------------|---------------|
|-------------|-------------|---------------|


   12/8
                            ~~
    E  E  E  E  E  E E E  E Q.
||----------10-------------------|
||o-0h10h12----12----0h8h10------|
||----------------12--------9----|
||-------------------------------|
||o------------------------------|
||-------------------------------|


                                6/8
                          ~~
  E  E  E  E  E  E E E  E Q.     E  E  E  E  E  E
|---------10-------------------|---------10-------|
|-0h10h12----12----0h8h10------|-0h10h12----12----|
|---------------12--------9----|---------------12-|
|------------------------------|------------------|
|------------------------------|------------------|
|------------------------------|------------------|


  1.,2.
                             7/8
  Gtr III
                                         ~~~
  E E E E E E   E E E E E E    E E E  E  Q.
|-------------|-------------|------------------||
|-------------|---------0---|----0h8h10-------o||
|-------------|-0-----0---7/|==9---------9-----||
|-------0h5h7-|---7/9-------|------------------||
|-0h5h7-------|-------------|-----------------o||
|-------------|-------------|------------------||
|
| Gtr IV
|                                        ~~~
| E E E E E E   E E E E E E    E E E  E  Q
|-------------|-------------|------------------||
|-------------|---------0-8/|=10-0-8-10-------o||
|---------5h7-|-0-7/9-0-----|-----------[9]----||
|---5h7-0-----|-------------|------------------||
|-0-----------|-------------|-----------------o||
|-------------|-------------|------------------||


  3.
 6/8                         7/8              6/8
                                        ~~~~~~~~~~~
  E E E E E E   E E E E E E    E E E  E Q.     +H.
|-------------|-------------|----------------|--------|
|-------------|---------0---|----0h8h10------|--------|
|-------------|-0-----0---7/|==9--------9----|-(9)----|
|-------0h5h7-|---7/9-------|----------------|--------|
|-0h5h7-------|-------------|----------------|--------|
|-------------|-------------|----------------|--------|
|
|                                       ~~~~~~~~~~~
| E E E E E E   E E E E E E    E E E  E Q      +H.
|-------------|-------------|----------------|--------|
|-------------|---------0-8/|=10-0-8-10------|--------|
|---------5h7-|-0-7/9-0-----|-----------9----|-(9)----|
|---5h7-0-----|-------------|----------------|--------|
|-0-----------|-------------|----------------|--------|
|-------------|-------------|----------------|--------|


   Melody 2
    Q=110
   4/4
                           ~~~~~~                           ~~~~~~~
    S S S S S S S S  S S S S +Q     S S S S S S S S  S S S  S  +Q
||--0-7---------------------------|-----------------------------------||
||o-----8-0-8---------------------|--------------------0h7-----------o||
||------------9-0-9---------------|-------------0h7h=9------9--(9)----||
||------------------10-0-7--------|-------0h7h9-----------------------||
||o------------------------9-(9)--|-0h7h9----------------------------o||
||--------------------------------|-----------------------------------||
|
|                          ~~~~~~                           ~~~~~~~
|   S S S S S S S S  S S S S +Q     S S S S S S S S  S S S  S  +Q
||--0-7---------------------------|----------------------7------------||
||o-----8-0-8---------------------|---------------8h10-0---10-(10)---o||
||------------9-0-9---------------|---------7h9-0---------------------||
||------------------10-0-7--------|---7h9-0---------------------------||
||o------------------------9-(9)--|-0--------------------------------o||
||--------------------------------|-----------------------------------||


  Gtrs III, IV
                                                                           ~~
  S S S S S S S S S S S S +Q     S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  E
|------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------4/7-(7)--|---------12h16p12----------------------------|
|---0h2p0-5p4---4h5-0----------|-0h12h14----------14p12----14p12-------------|
|-------------0----------------|------------------------14-------14-12\10----|
|-0----------------------------|------------------------------------------12-|


                                                               3/4
                        ~~~~~~
  S S S S S S S S S S S S +Q     S S S S S S S S S S S S +Q     +H.
|------------------------------|------------------------------|--------|
|------------------------------|-------5----------------------|--------|
|---------------------4--------|-5-7-8---8-7-5---7---5-2-(2)--|-(2)----|
|---0h2p0-5p4---4h5-0---6-(6)--|---------------7---7---2-(2)--|-(2)----|
|-------------0----------------|-----------------------0-(0)--|-(0)----|
|-0----------------------------|------------------------------|--------|


 Bridge (Slowly increase in tempo)
  Q=96H=H           Q=125 H=H
 4/4
  E E E E E E E E   E E E  E E  E  E  E
|-----------------|---------------------|
|-----------------|------------10----12-|
|-----------------|---8---10-9----11----|
|-----------7---9-|-7---9---------------|
|---6---8-6---8---|---------------------|
|-5---7-----------|---------------------|


  Q=145
   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
   W           +W            +W            +W
|-----------|-------------|-------------|---------|
|-----------|-------------|-------------|---------|
|-11--------|-(11)--------|-(11)--------|-(11)----|
|-----------|-------------|-------------|---------|
|-----------|-------------|-------------|---------|
|-----------|-------------|-------------|---------|


 Outro
  Q=70
   W          W          +W           +W
|-^0--------|----------|------------|--------|
|-^0--------|----------|------------|--------|
|-^9--------|----------|------------|--------|
|-^9--------|----------|------------|--------|
|-^7--------|----------|------------|--------|
|-^0--------|-0--------|-(0)--------|-(0)----|


This bit fades in                                           Yay now colony of birchmen! lol yeh...
   2/4
                             PM--------------------|
    |----6----|              |----6----| |----6----|
    S S S S S S Q  E  8x     S S S S S S S S S S S S  8x S S Q.
||--------------------||-||---------------------------||-----------*|
||o------------------o||-||o-------------------------o||-----------*|
||--6-4---------------||-||---------------------------||-----------*|
||------4-7-6---------||-||---------------------------||-----------*|
||o-----------5\4--x-o||-||o-------------------------o||-----------*|
||--------------------||-||--2-2-2-3-3-3-2-2-2-4-4-4--||-2-2-------*|


Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
  - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <>  - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths


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MagicsDevil 92 Jan 15, 2011 07:58 PM

This shit is amazing.

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KerNeL_KLuTcH 364 Dec 05, 2013 02:11 PM

Absolute masterpiece of an instrumental metal jam, great tab too.

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JULIOBIGBALLS 10 Jan 27, 2016 12:42 PM

HOW DO YOU MAKE THAT ONE SOUND IN THE BEGGINING, LIKE IF HES SCRAPING THE STRINGS WITH HIS PICK

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