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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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

C.O.T.L.O.D. (Bassline)
As recorded by Testament
(From the 1987 Album THE LEGACY)

Transcribed by Jared (Jared@thefourhorsemenband.com)
	

Words and Music by Ramirez, Peterson
Arranged by Testament

Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Greg Christian'

   Intro
    Fast Q=200
   4/4
    Gtr I
                                              |-3-| |-3-|
    E H    Q  E   E H    Q  E   E H..         Q Q Q Q Q Q
||--------------|-------------|-------------|--------------||
||o-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------o||
||o-----------5-|-7---------2-|-------------|-3---3-5---5-o||
||--0-----------|-------------|-0-----------|---3-----5----||


    E S S S S S S S S S S S S E   E S S S S S S S S S S S S E
||------------------------------|-----------------------------|
||o-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
||o---------------------------5-|-7-------------------------2-|
||--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|


                            |-3-| |-3-|
  E S S E S S E E S S S S   Q Q Q Q Q Q  4x
|-------------------------|--------------||
|-------------------------|-------------o||
|-------------------------|-3---3-5---5-o||
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|---3-----5----||


  |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-| |-3-|
  Q Q Q Q Q Q   Q Q Q Q Q Q   W          +W
|-------------|-------------|----------|--------|
|-------------|-------------|----------|--------|
|-3---3-5---5-|-3---3-5---5-|----------|--------|
|---3-----5---|---3-----5---|-0--------|-(0)----|


 Verse
  E S S S S S S S S S S S S E   E S S S S S S S S S S S S  E
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|-7-------------------------8-|-7-------------------------10-|
|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|


                            |-3-| |-3-|
  E S S E S S E E S S S S   Q Q Q Q Q Q
|-------------------------|--------------|
|-------------------------|--------------|
|-7-----------------------|-3---3-5---5--|
|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|---3-----5----|


  E S S S S S S S S S S S S E   E S S S S S S S S S S S S  E
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|-7-------------------------8-|-7-------------------------10-|
|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|


                             |-3--| |-3-|
  E S S E S S E E S S S S    Q Q  Q Q Q Q
|-------------------------|----------------|
|-------------------------|----------------|
|-7-----------------------|-10-9-10-9-7-9--|
|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|----------------|


  E S S S S S S S S S S S S E   E S S S S S S S S S S S S  E
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|-7-------------------------8-|-7-------------------------10-|
|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|


                            |-3-| |-3-|
  E S S E S S E E S S S S   Q Q Q Q Q Q
|-------------------------|--------------|
|-------------------------|--------------|
|-7-----------------------|-3---3-5---5--|
|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|---3-----5----|


   A vast group of locust
    E S S S S S S S S S S S S E   E S S S S S S S S S S S S E
||------------------------------|-----------------------------|
||o-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
||o---------------------------5-|-7-------------------------2-|
||--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|


                            |-3-| |-3-|
  E S S E S S E E S S S S   Q Q Q Q Q Q
|-------------------------|--------------||
|-------------------------|-------------o||
|-------------------------|-3---3-5---5-o||
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|---3-----5----||


 Verse
  E S S S S S S S S S S S S E   E S S S S S S S S S S S S  E
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|-7-------------------------8-|-7-------------------------10-|
|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|


                            |-3-| |-3-|
  E S S E S S E E S S S S   Q Q Q Q Q Q
|-------------------------|--------------|
|-------------------------|--------------|
|-7-----------------------|-3---3-5---5--|
|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|---3-----5----|


  E S S S S S S S S S S S S E   E S S S S S S S S S S S S  E
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|-7-------------------------8-|-7-------------------------10-|
|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|


                             |-3--| |-3-|
  E S S E S S E E S S S S    Q Q  Q Q Q Q
|-------------------------|----------------|
|-------------------------|----------------|
|-7-----------------------|-10-9-10-9-7-9--|
|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|----------------|


  E S S S S S S S S S S S S E   E S S S S S S S S S S S S  E
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|-7-------------------------8-|-7-------------------------10-|
|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|


                            |-3-| |-3-|
  E S S E S S E E S S S S   Q Q Q Q Q Q
|-------------------------|--------------|
|-------------------------|--------------|
|-7-----------------------|-3---3-5---5--|
|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|---3-----5----|


  E S S S S S S S S S S S S E   E S S S S S S S S S S S S  E
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|-7-------------------------8-|-7-------------------------10-|
|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|


                             |-3--| |-3-|
  E S S E S S E E S S S S    Q Q  Q Q Q Q
|-------------------------|----------------|
|-------------------------|----------------|
|-7-----------------------|-10-9-10-9-7-9--|
|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|----------------|


                                Chorus
   |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-| |-3-|
   Q Q Q Q Q Q   Q Q Q Q Q Q     E S S S S S S S S S S S S E
|--------------|-------------||------------------------------|
|--------------|-------------||o-----------------------------|
|-10-9-7-5-7-5-|-3-2-3-2-----||o-----------------------------|
|--------------|---------3-2-||--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-|


                                                          |-3-| |-3-|
  E S S S S S S S S S S S S E   E S S E S S E E S S S S   Q Q Q Q Q Q   3x
|-----------------------------|-------------------------|---------------||
|-----------------------------|-------------------------|--------------o||
|-----------------------------|-------------------------|--------------o||
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-3-2-3-2-0-2---||


  E S S S S S S S S S S S S E   E S S S S S S S S S S S S E
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-|


                             |-3--|  |-3--|
  E S S E S S E E S S S S    Q Q  Q  Q  Q Q
|-------------------------|------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------|
|-------------------------|-10-9-10-12-10-9--|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|------------------|


   |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-| |-3-|
   Q Q Q Q Q Q   Q Q Q Q Q Q   W          Q  Q  Q  Q
|--------------|-------------|----------|-------------|
|--------------|-------------|----------|-------------|
|-10-9-7-5-7-5-|-3-2-3-2-----|----------|-------5--6--|
|--------------|---------3-2-|-0--------|-0-----------|


   Guitar Solo 1 (Peterson)
                                                    |-3-|
    E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S Q Q Q
||--------------------------------|-----------------------|
||o-------------------------------|-----------------------|
||o-------------------------------|-----------------5-6-7-|
||--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------|


  E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S Q  Q
|-------------------------------|--------------------------||
|-------------------------------|-------------------------o||
|-------------------------------|-----------------5--6----o||
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----------||


   Guitar Solo 2 (Skolnick)
                                                    |-3-|
    E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S Q Q Q
||--------------------------------|-----------------------|
||o-------------------------------|-----------------------|
||o-------------------------------|-----------------5-6-7-|
||--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------|


  E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S Q  Q
|-------------------------------|--------------------------||
|-------------------------------|-------------------------o||
|-------------------------------|-----------------5--6----o||
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----------||


   Chorus
    E S S S S S S S S S S S S E   E S S S S S S S S S S S S E
||------------------------------|-----------------------------|
||o-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
||o-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
||--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-|


                            |-3-| |-3-|
  E S S E S S E E S S S S   Q Q Q Q Q Q  3x
|-------------------------|--------------||
|-------------------------|-------------o||
|-------------------------|-------------o||
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-3-2-3-2-0-2--||


  E S S S S S S S S S S S S E   E S S S S S S S S S S S S E
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-|


                             |-3--|  |-3--|
  E S S E S S E E S S S S    Q Q  Q  Q  Q Q
|-------------------------|------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------|
|-------------------------|-10-9-10-12-10-9--|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|------------------|


                              Outro
   |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-| |-3-|
   Q Q Q Q Q Q   Q Q Q Q Q Q   E S S S S S S S S S S S S E
|--------------|-------------|-----------------------------|
|--------------|-------------|-----------------------------|
|-10-9-7-5-7-5-|-3-2-3-2-----|---------------------------5-|
|--------------|---------3-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|


  E S S S S S S S S S S S S E
|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|
|-7-------------------------2--|
|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|


                            |-3-| |-3-|
  E S S E S S E E S S S S   Q Q Q Q Q Q
|-------------------------|-------------|
|-------------------------|-------------|
|-------------------------|-3---3-5---5-|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|---3-----5---|


  E S S S S S S S S S S S S E   E S S S S S S S S S S S S E
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------5-|-7-------------------------2--|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|


                            |-3-| |-3-|
  E S S E S S E E S S S S   Q Q Q Q Q Q   Q  H.        W
|-------------------------|-------------|------------|------*|
|-------------------------|-------------|------------|------*|
|-------------------------|-3---3-5---5-|-7----------|------*|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|---3-----5---|------------|------*|



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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