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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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HEAD LIKE A HOLE
As recorded by Nine Inch Nails
(From the 1989 Album PRETTY HATE MACHINE)

Transcribed by scott666
        

Words and Music by Trent Reznor

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Guitar'

 Intro
  Q=112
  N.C.
 4/4
  Gtr I
  Wx12          Wx12
|-------------|---------||
|-------------|---------||
|-------------|---------||
|-------------|---------||
|-------------|---------||
|-------------|---------||


 Verse
  Wx16
|---------||
|---------||
|---------||
|---------||
|---------||
|---------||


   Chorus
    E            F  E                    F  E A
    Q  S S S S E  E E E   +Q   S S S S E  E E  E
||----------------------|------------------------|
||o-9--9-9-9-9-9s10s9-9-|-(9)--9-9-9-9-9s10s9-14-|
||--9--9-9-9-9-9s10s9-9-|-(9)--9-9-9-9-9s10s9-14-|
||--9--9-9-9-9-9s10s9-9-|-(9)--9-9-9-9-9s10s9-14-|
||o-7--7-7-7-7-7s=8s7-7-|-(7)--7-7-7-7-7s=8s7-12-|
||----------------------|------------------------|


   +Q    S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|-------------------------------------------|
|-(14)--14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|
|-(14)--14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|
|-(14)--14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|
|-(12)--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
|-------------------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|---------------------------------------------------||
|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--o||
|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14---||
|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14---||
|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--o||
|---------------------------------------------------||


               Interlude     Verse
  N.C.
  Wx8           Wx8           Wx16
|------------||------------||---------|
|------------||------------||---------|
|------------||------------||---------|
|------------||------------||---------|
|------------||------------||---------|
|------------||------------||---------|


   Chorus
    E            F  E                    F  E A
    Q  S S S S E  E E E   +Q   S S S S E  E E  E
||----------------------|------------------------|
||o-9--9-9-9-9-9s10s9-9-|-(9)--9-9-9-9-9s10s9-14-|
||--9--9-9-9-9-9s10s9-9-|-(9)--9-9-9-9-9s10s9-14-|
||--9--9-9-9-9-9s10s9-9-|-(9)--9-9-9-9-9s10s9-14-|
||o-7--7-7-7-7-7s=8s7-7-|-(7)--7-7-7-7-7s=8s7-12-|
||----------------------|------------------------|


   +Q    S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|-------------------------------------------|
|-(14)--14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|
|-(14)--14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|
|-(14)--14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|
|-(12)--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
|-------------------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|---------------------------------------------------||
|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--o||
|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14---||
|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14---||
|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--o||
|---------------------------------------------------||


               Interlude
  N.C.
  Wx8           Wx4          Wx8
|------------||------------|--------||
|------------||------------|--------||
|------------||------------|--------||
|------------||------------|--------||
|------------||------------|--------||
|------------||------------|--------||


 Pre-Chorus     Out-Chorus
                 E            F  E                    F  E A
  Wx8            Q  S S S S E  E E E   +Q   S S S S E  E E  E
|------------||----------------------|------------------------|
|------------||o-9--9-9-9-9-9s10s9-9-|-(9)--9-9-9-9-9s10s9-14-|
|------------||--9--9-9-9-9-9s10s9-9-|-(9)--9-9-9-9-9s10s9-14-|
|------------||--9--9-9-9-9-9s10s9-9-|-(9)--9-9-9-9-9s10s9-14-|
|------------||o-7--7-7-7-7-7s=8s7-7-|-(7)--7-7-7-7-7s=8s7-12-|
|------------||----------------------|------------------------|


   +Q    S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|-------------------------------------------|
|-(14)--14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|
|-(14)--14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|
|-(14)--14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|
|-(12)--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
|-------------------------------------------|


                                                     Outro
                                                      N.C.
   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  4x Wx20
|--------------------------------------------------||---------*|
|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-o||---------*|
|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--||---------*|
|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--||---------*|
|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-o||---------*|
|--------------------------------------------------||---------*|



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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