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Quintessence 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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##

                                  QUINTESSENSE
                             As recorded by Mastodon
                      (From the 2009 Album CRACK THE SKYE)

Guitar I - Brent Hinds (DGCFAD)
Guitar II - Bill Kelliher (DGCFAD)

Intro
Guitar I
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|*10-----------------------|-10--------------6--------|
|-12bu(14)-----------------|-12bu(14)--------8bu(10)--|
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|*-------------------------|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|
|Guitar II
|-2------------------------|-2------------------------|
|*3------------------------|-3------------------------|
|-2------------------------|-2---------------3--------|
|-0------------------------|-0---------------3--------|
|*-------------------------|-----------------1--------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------|

|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|-5------------------------|-------------------------*|
|-7bu(9)-----------------5-|-2~~----------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|-------------------------*|
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|-------------------------*|
|-2------------------------|-2------------------------|
|-2------------------------|-2------------------------|
|-0------------------------|-0-----------------------*|
|--------------------------|--------------------------| x2

Mental Riff
Guitar I
|-13p0-------------------------------------|
|*---------------9----12p0-------0----12p0*|
|------10-9h10p9---10---------10---10------|
|--------------------------12--------------|
|*----------------------------------------*|
|------------------------------------------|
|
|Guitar II
|------------------------------------------|
|*----------------------------------------*|
|-10-----10--------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|*8------8--------------------------------*|
|------------------------------------------| x2

|-8p0--------------------------------------|
|*------------4---7p0-----0---7p0---------*|
|-----5-4h5p4---5-------5---5--------------|
|---------------------7--------------------|
|*----------------------------------------*|
|------------------------------------------|
|
|------------------------------------------|
|*----------------------------------------*|
|------------------------------------------|
|-10----10---------------------------------|
|*----------------------------------------*|
|-8-----8----------------------------------| x2

Verse
Guitar I
|-13p0-------------------------------------|
|*---------------9----12p0-------0----12p0*|
|------10-9h10p9---10---------10---10------|
|--------------------------12--------------|
|*----------------------------------------*|
|------------------------------------------|
|
|Guitar II
|------------------------------------------|
|*----------------------------------------*|
|-10-----10----------------9------7--------|
|------------------------------------------|
|*8------8-----------------7------5-------*|
|------------------------------------------| x2

|-8p0--------------------------------------|
|*------------4---7p0-----0---7p0---------*|
|-----5-4h5p4---5-------5---5--------------|
|---------------------7--------------------|
|*----------------------------------------*|
|------------------------------------------|
|
|------------------------------------------|
|*----------------------------------------*|
|------------------------------------------|
|-10----10------------9-----12-------------|
|*----------------------------------------*|
|-8-----8-------------7-----10-------------| x2

|-13p0-------------------------------------|
|*---------------9----12p0-------0----12p0*|
|------10-9h10p9---10---------10---10------|
|--------------------------12--------------|
|*----------------------------------------*|
|------------------------------------------|
|
|------------------------------------------|
|*----------------------------------------*|
|------------------------------------------|
|--12---12------------------10------9------|
|*----------------------------------------*|
|--10---10------------------8-------7------| x2

|-8p0--------------------------------------|
|*------------4---7p0-----0---7p0---------*|
|-----5-4h5p4---5-------5---5--------------|
|---------------------7--------------------|
|*----------------------------------------*|
|------------------------------------------|
|
|------------------------------------------|
|*----------------------------------------*|
|------------------------------------------|
|-7-----7-------------5-----9--------------|
|*----------------------------------------*|
|-5-----5-------------3-----7--------------| x2

Pre-Chorus
Guitar I & II
|-------------------0-----|-------------------0---0-|
|-------0---------5---5---|-------0---------5---5---|
|---5-----5---7---------7-|---5-----5---7-----------|
|-----7-----7---7---------|-----7-----7---7---------|
|-0-----------------------|-0-----------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|

|---------0--------------0------|---------0--------------0---0-|
|----------------------9---9----|----------------------9---9---|
|----9------9----11----------11-|----9------9----11------------|
|-11---11-----11----11----------|-11---11-----11----11---------|
|-------------------------------|------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|------------------------------|

|-------------------0-----|-------------------0---0-|
|-------0---------5---5---|-------0---------5---5---|
|---5-----5---7---------7-|---5-----5---7-----------|
|-----7-----7---7---------|-----7-----7---7---------|
|-0-----------------------|-0-----------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|

|---------0-----------------0-------|---------0-----------------0----0-|
|------------------------10---10----|------------------------10---10---|
|----10------10----10------------12-|----10------10----10--------------|
|-12----12------12----12------------|-12----12------12----12-----------|
|-----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|----------------------------------|

Chorus
|-------------------------|---------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-7-7-4-4-4-8-8-7-7-7-|-7-7-4-4-4-8-8-7-7-7-7-7-|
|-5p0-5p0-2h3p2-5p2-3p2-2-|-5-5-2-2-2-6-6-5-5-5-|-5-5-2-2-2-6-6-5-5-5-5-5-|

|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------12----------7-------|
|--------------12------------------------------|
|-/10-10-10-10----10-10-10----10-10-10---5-5-5-| x7

|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------12----------|
|--------------12----------------------|
|-/10-10-10-10----10-10-10----10-10-10-|

|---------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------|-------------------------|
|-7-7-4-4-4-8-8-7-7-7-|-7-7-4-4-4-8-8-7-7-7-7-7-|
|-5-5-2-2-2-6-6-5-5-5-|-5-5-2-2-2-6-6-5-5-5-5-5-|

Bridge
|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|------12p0-----10p0-10p0------9p0--|------12p0-----10p0-10p0------9p0--|
|-0h10------0p9-----------0h10------|-0h10------0p9-----------0h10------|
|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|

Guitar I
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|------12p0------10p0-10p0-------9p0--|------12p0------10p0-10p0-------9p0--|
|-0h10------0p9-----------0h10--------|-0h10------0p9-----------0h10--------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|
|Guitar II
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|------19p0------17p0-17p0------16p0--|------19p0------17p0-17p0------16p0--|
|-0h17------0p15-----------0h17-------|-0h17------0p15-----------0h17-------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|

Verse
Pre-Chorus
Chorus
Bridge

Breakdown
Guitar I & II
|-13p0-------------------------------------|
|*---------------9----12p0-------0----12p0*|
|------10-9h10p9---10---------10---10------|
|--------------------------12--------------|
|*----------------------------------------*|
|------------------------------------------| x2

|-8p0--------------------------------------|
|*------------4---7p0-----0---7p0---------*|
|-----5-4h5p4---5-------5---5--------------|
|---------------------7--------------------|
|*----------------------------------------*|
|------------------------------------------| x2

|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
|-1p0-0-1p0-0-3p0-1p0-0-4p0-3p0-1p0-|-1p0-0-1p0-0-3p0-1p0-4p3-0-4p0-3p0-1p0-|

|-8p0--------------------------------------|
|*------------4---7p0-----0---7p0---------*|
|-----5-4h5p4---5-------5---5--------------|
|---------------------7--------------------|
|*----------------------------------------*|
|------------------------------------------| x2

Outro
Guitar I
|-----------------|-----------------------------|
|*----------------|----------------------------*|
|-----------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------|-------------6h7p6---6-------|
|*6----2-2----6-6-|-(6)-2-2-6h7-------9---9p7p6*|
|-4----0-0----4-4-|-(4)-0-0---------------------|
|
|Guitar II
|-----------------|-----------------------------|
|*----------------|----------------------------*|
|-----------------|-------------6h7p6---6-------|
|-----------------|---------6h7-------9---9p7p6-|
|*6----2-2----6-6-|-(6)-2-2--------------------*|
|-4----0-0----4-4-|-(4)-0-0---------------------| x2

Guitar I & II
|-----------------|-----------------------------|
|*----------------|----------------------------*|
|-----------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------------------|
|*3----2-2----3-3-|-(3)-2-2-----0h1p0---0------*|
|-1----0-0----1-1-|-(1)-0-0-1h3-------3---3p1p0-| x2

Guitar I
|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|
|-5---4-5-4-5-7--|-5---4-5-4-5-7--|
|----------------|----------------|
|-3---2-3-2-3-5--|-3---2-3-2-3-5--|
|----------------|----------------|
|
|Guitar II
|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|
|-9---8-9-8-9-11-|-9---8-9-8-9-11-|
|----------------|----------------|
|-7---6-7-6-7-9--|-7---6-7-6-7-9--|
|----------------|----------------|

Guitar I & II
|---------------|
|---------------|
|---------------|
|---------------|
|-6----2-2------|
|-4----0-0------|
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DeepEcoDoom wrote on April 25 2009, 05:55 pm

Awesome transcription! especially since you got the tuning right unlike the other tab. Please do more Mastodon tabs!

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Dabog701 wrote on April 26 2009, 08:00 am

Great tab man

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goest wrote on April 27 2009, 03:25 am

Great tab.

But version one has the correct tuning.

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