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The Thing That Should Not Be bass

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                               M E T A L L I C A

                                       -

              T H E   T H I N G   T H A T   S H O U L D   N O T   B E
================================================================================


                                MASTER OF PUPPETS
               (c) Elektra/Music For Nations/Vertigo Records (1986)
                             http://www.metallica.com/


                                D Standard Tuning
                                     D G C F

                                  Tempo = 56 BPM
                               Time Signature = 4/4



                          -----------------------------
                                 Transcribed by

                                 PADDY MCMULLAN
                           pmtabs (@t) gmail [dot] com

                          Version 1.0 [25th September 2012]

                                   Date Tabbed
                               25th September 2012
                             -----------------------

                             Tablature Symbols Used:


 (/)       -  Legato Slide (Blank space indicates length of slide)
 \         -  Slide Down to/Down From
 /         -  Slide Up to/Up From
 ( )       -  Ghost Note/Tied Note/Implied Note
 REST      -  Rest and sustain rest for duration of blank space
 5h7       -  Hammer-On
 7p5       -  Pull-Off
 *         -  Staccato Notes (Bring the indicated note(s) to an abrupt end)
 |__[1,2]  -  Alternate Endings



================================================================================
Part 1: Guitars 1, 2 & 3                                  [ Time 00:00 - 01:02 ]
================================================================================


Rest for 3 bars


||---------------------||----------------------------|
||--               ----||----------------------------|
||--               ----||--------3-----4-----5---5---|
||-------------------0-||--0-1-2-----2-----2-------0-|

|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|--------3-----4-----5---5---|--------3-----4-----5---5---|
|--0-1-2-----2-----2-------0-|--0-1-2-----2-----2-------0-|

|----------------------------|-------------------------------|
|----------------------------|-------------------------------|
|--------3-----4-----5---5---|--------3------4------5--------|
|--0-1-2-----2-----2-------0-|--0-1-2----1-2----1-2----1-2-0-|

|-----------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------3------4------5------------|----------5---5--1-------1---1--|
|--0-1-2----1-2----1-2----1-(2/7)-0-|--7-7-7-7---7------3-3-3---3----|

|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|--2-----------2-----2----------------------------|
|-----4--4--4-----4------4-4-1--1--1--1--1--1--0--|

|---------------------|---------------------||
|---------------------|---------------------||
|---------------------|---------------------||
|--2----------------0-|--2----------------0-||



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Part 2:                                                   [ Time 01:02 - 01:32 ]
================================================================================


||---------------------------|----------------------------------|
||---------------------------|----------------------------------|
||---------------------------|----------------------------------|
||--2---2--2-2--2---2--2-2-0-|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-|

|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|--------3-----4-----5---5---|--------3-----4-----5---5---|
|--0-1-2-----2-----2-------0-|--0-1-2-----2-----2-------0-|

|---------------------------|------------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------------|
|--2---2--2-2--2---2--2-2-0-|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-10\ 0-|

|----------------------------||
|----------------------------||
|--------3-----4-----5---5---||
|--0-1-2-----2-----2-------0-||



Messenger of fear in sight
Dark deception kills the light

Hybrid children watch the sea
Pray for father, roaming free



================================================================================
Part 3:                                                   [ Time 01:32 - 02:08 ]
================================================================================


||----------------------------------------------|
||----------------------------------------------|
||--------------5-----5- \-1-----------1-----1--|
||--7--7--7--7-----7----------3--3--3-----3-----|

|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|--2-----------2-----2----------------------------|
|-----4--4--4-----4------4-4-1--1--1--1--1--1--0--|

|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|--------------5-----5- \-1-----------1-----1--|
|--7--7--7--7-----7----------3--3--3-----3-----|

|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|--2-----------2-----2----------------------------|
|-----4--4--4-----4------4-4-1--1--1--1--1--1--0--|

| |--------------------| |----------------------------------|
|3|--------------------|4|----------------------------------|
|/|--2----3----0-1-1-0-|/|--1-----------------------0-1-1-0-|
|4|--------------------|4|----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------|

| |--------------------| |----------------------------------|
|3|--------------------|4|----------------------------------|
|/|--2----3----0-1-1-0-|/|--1-----------------------0-1-1-0-|
|4|--------------------|4|----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------|

|-----------------------||
|-----------------------||
|--2----3---------2-----||
|------------1--------0-||



Fearless wretch
Insanity
He watches, lurking beneath the sea

Great old one
Forbidden sight
He searches, hunter of the shadows is rising

Immortal

In madness you dwell



================================================================================
Part 4:                                                   [ Time 02:08 - 02:34 ]
================================================================================


||----------------------------|----------------------------|
||----------------------------|----------------------------|
||--------3-----4-----5---5---|--------3-----4-----5---5---|
||--0-1-2-----2-----2-------0-|--0-1-2-----2-----2-------0-|

|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|--------3------4------5--------|--------3------4------5--------|
|--0-1-2----1-2----1-2----1-2-0-|--0-1-2----1-2----1-2----1-2-0-|

|---------------------|---------------------||
|---------------------|---------------------||
|---------------------|---------------------||
|--2----------------0-|--2----------------0-||



================================================================================
Part 5: Repeat Part 2 with the following variations       [ Time 02:34 - 03:04 ]
================================================================================


||---------------------------|--------------------------------------|
||---------------------------|--------------------------------------|
||---------------------------|--------------------------------------|
||--2---2--2-2--2---2--2-2-0-|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2- /11\-0-|

|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|--------3-----4-----5---5---|--------3-----4-----5---5---|
|--0-1-2-----2-----2-------0-|--0-1-2-----2-----2-------0-|

|----------------------------|------------------------------------|
|----------------------------|------------------------------------|
|----------------------------|------------------------------------|
|--2--2-2--2-2--2---2--2-2-0-|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-12\-0-|

|----------------------------||
|----------------------------||
|--------3-----4-----5---5---||
|--0-1-2-----2-----2-------0-||



Crawling chaos underground
Cult has summoned twisted sound

Out from ruins once possessed
Fallen city, living death



================================================================================
Part 6: Repeat Part 3 with the following variation:       [ Time 03:04 - 03:43 ]
================================================================================


Replace the final bar with the following:


|----------------------| |-----------------| |
|----------------------|2|-----------------|4|
|--2----3---------2----|/|--(2)----0-1-1-0-|/|
|------------1---------|4|-----------------|4|



Fearless wretch
Insanity
He watches, lurking beneath the sea

Timeless sleep
Has been upset
He awakens
Hunter of the shadows is rising

Immortal

In madness you dwell



================================================================================
Guitar Solo Backing:                                      [ Time 03:43 - 04:13 ]
================================================================================


||----------------------------------| |
||----------------------------------|*|
||--1-----------------------0-1-1-0-|*| x 4
||----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------| |

|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|--2-----0--2--3-2----3--2--2-----0--2--5-3-2--3--2--|
|-----3------------3-----------3---------------------|

|-------------------------------------|-----------------------||
|------------------------2------------|-----------------------||
|--2----3----2-----0--2----3-2--3--2--|--2----3---------2-----||
|---------------3---------------------|------------1--------0-||



================================================================================
Part 7: Repeat Part 4                                     [ Time 04:13 - 04:39 ]
================================================================================

================================================================================
Part 8: Repeat Part 2                                     [ Time 04:39 - 05:09 ]
================================================================================


Not dead which eternal lie
Stranger eons, death may die

Drain you of your sanity
Face the thing that should not be



================================================================================
Part 9: Repeat Part 3 with the following variation        [ Time 05:09 - 05:45 ]
================================================================================


Replace the last bar with the following:


|----------------------||
|----------------------||
|--2----3---------2----||
|------------1---------||



================================================================================
Part 10:                                                  [ Time 05:45 - 06:38 ]
================================================================================


| |-------------------------------------------------||
|3|------------------------2------------------------||
|/|--2----3----2-----0--2----3-2--3--2--0--1--1--0--||
|4|---------------3---------------------------------||


| |----------------------------------| |
|4|----------------------------------|*|
|/|--1-----------------------0-1-1-0-|*| Repeat until fade
|4|----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------| |



================================================================================
End
================================================================================

Tab summary:        Part 1
                    Part 2
                    Part 3
                    Part 4
                    Part 5
                    Part 6
                    Guitar Solo Backing
                    Part 7
                    Part 8
                    Part 9
                    Part 10

                    END

            
            
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Sir Maggot 10 Apr 05, 2014 07:54 AM

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