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This is my first tab and this is bang on!!! Love Mastodon seen em play twice now and 
are shit hot!!! alex J loves sheep =]

Tab: Blood and Thunder
Artist: Mastodon
Album: : Leviathon

Tabber : jak_of_axle

tab guide:
.... = Palm Mute
7/8  = slide from !st number fret to the number fret after the /
9'   = vibrato
10>11>10  = the > sign means hammer on or pull off depending on the first and second numbers
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| |  = repeat however many times it says next to it
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Intro: Clean sound

E--------------------------------------------| |
B--------------------------------------------|.|
G--------------------------------------------| |
D--7--5/7--5/7--5/7--5/7-8--5/7-8--8-8/7/5/8-| |
A--5--3/5--3/5--3/5--3/5-6--3/5-6--6-6/5/3/6-|.|   2
D---00---00---00---00---0-00---0-00----------| |
    ..   ..   ..   ..   . ..   .

Verse:  Nice metal bassy sound

E--------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------------------|
D--7--5/7--5/7--5/7--5/7-8--5/7-8--8-8/7/5/8-|
A--5--3/5--3/5--3/5--3/5-6--3/5-6--6-6/5/3/6-|
D---00---00---00---00---0-00---0-00----------|
    ..   ..   ..   ..   . ..   .
i think that someone is trying to kill me..

E--------------------------------------------| |
B--------------------------------------------|.|
G--------------------------------------------| |
D--7--5/7--5/7--5/7--5/7-8--5/7-8--8-8/7/5/8-| |
A--5--3/5--3/5--3/5--3/5-6--3/5-6--6-6/5/3/6-|.|   2
D---00---00---00---00---0-00---0-00----------| |
    ..   ..   ..   ..   . ..   .
infecting my blood and destroying my mind

E--------------------------------------------| |
B--------------------------------------------|.|
G--------------------------------------------| |
D--7--5/7--5/7--5/7--5/7-8--5/7-8--8-8/7/5/8-| |
A--5--3/5--3/5--3/5--3/5-6--3/5-6--6-6/5/3/6-|.|   2
D---00---00---00---00---0-00---0-00----------| |
    ..   ..   ..   ..   . ..   .
no man of the flesh could ever stop me

E--------------------------------------------| |
B--------------------------------------------|.|
G--------------------------------------------| |
D--7--5/7--5/7--5/7--5/7-8--5/7-8--8-8/7/5/8-| |
A--5--3/5--3/5--3/5--3/5-6--3/5-6--6-6/5/3/6-|.|   2
D---00---00---00---00---0-00---0-00----------| |
    ..   ..   ..   ..   . ..   .
this fight for this fish is a fight to the death

chorus: same bass sound let the notes sound out... this is going up in steps of minor thirds

E------------------------------------| |
B------------------------------------|.|
G------------------------------------| |
D------------------------10'---------| |  2
A-0-6-3-9-6-12-9-15-12-9-8'-12-9-12'-|.|
D-0-6-3-9-6-12-9-15-12-9----12-9-12'-| |
  white   whale   holy   grail

verse 2:  same as the first verse but i'll put it on anyway

E--------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------------------|
D--7--5/7--5/7--5/7--5/7-8--5/7-8--8-8/7/5/8-|
A--5--3/5--3/5--3/5--3/5-6--3/5-6--6-6/5/3/6-|
D---00---00---00---00---0-00---0-00----------|
    ..   ..   ..   ..   . ..   .
what remorseless emperor commands me

E--------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------------------|
D--7--5/7--5/7--5/7--5/7-8--5/7-8--8-8/7/5/8-|
A--5--3/5--3/5--3/5--3/5-6--3/5-6--6-6/5/3/6-|
D---00---00---00---00---0-00---0-00----------|
    ..   ..   ..   ..   . ..   .
  I no longer govern my soul

E--------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------------------|
D--7--5/7--5/7--5/7--5/7-8--5/7-8--8-8/7/5/8-|
A--5--3/5--3/5--3/5--3/5-6--3/5-6--6-6/5/3/6-|
D---00---00---00---00---0-00---0-00----------|
    ..   ..   ..   ..   . ..   .
  I am completely emmersed in darkness

E--------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------------------|
D--7--5/7--5/7--5/7--5/7-8--5/7-8--8-8/7/5/8-|
A--5--3/5--3/5--3/5--3/5-6--3/5-6--6-6/5/3/6-|
D---00---00---00---00---0-00---0-00----------|
    ..   ..   ..   ..   . ..   .
  as i turn my body away from the sun

chorus 2: this leads on to the middle 8

E------------------------------------| |
B------------------------------------|.|
G------------------------------------| |
D------------------------10'---------| |  2
A-0-6-3-9-6-12-9-15-12-9-8'-12-9-12'-|.|
D-0-6-3-9-6-12-9-15-12-9----12-9-12'-| |
  white   whale   holy   grail

middle 8: thought i'd tab both guitar parts as im that nice

guitar 1 : play all this 6 times
""""""""


E----------------------------------10-|
B--10--11--10>11>10---10---10-11-13---|
G------------------12----12-----------|
D-------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------|
D-------------------------------------|

E----------------------------------10--10-|
B--10--11--10>11>10---10---10-11-13--13---|
G------------------12----12---------------|
D-----------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------|
D-----------------------------------------|

E------------------------------8-|
B--8--9--8>9>8--8---8--9--8--11--|
G-------------10--10-------------|
D--------------------------------|
A--------------------------------|
D--------------------------------|

E---------------------------8--8----|
B--8--9--8>9>8--8---8--9--8--11--11-|
G-------------10--10----------------|
D-----------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------|
D-----------------------------------|

guitar 2
""""""""

E-----------------------5--|
B--5--6--5>6>5---5--6--8---|
G--------------7-----------|
D--------------------------|
A--------------------------|
D--------------------------|

E-----------------------5---5-|
B--5--6--5>6>5---5--6--8--8---|
G--------------7--------------|
D-----------------------------|
A-----------------------------|
D-----------------------------|

E---------------------------3-|
B--3--4--3>4>3-----3--4--6----|
G---------------5-------------|
D-----------------------------|
A-----------------------------|
D-----------------------------|

E---------------------------3-----3-|
B--3--4--3>4>3-----3--4--6-----6----|
G---------------5-------------------|
D-----------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------|
D-----------------------------------|

after middle 8 riff back to chorus:

E-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D--777777777755558888555555552222555522222222---------------------|
A--55555555553333666633333333000033330000000044447777444444442/3/2
D--------------------------------------------44447777444444442/3/2
   split your lungs in blood and thunder, when you see the white whale

E-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D--777777777755558888555555552222555522222222---------------------|
A--55555555553333666633333333000033330000000044447777444444442/3/2
D--------------------------------------------44447777444444442/3/2
   break your backs and crack your oars men, if you wish to prvail


E-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D--777777777755558888555555552222555522222222---------------------|
A--55555555553333666633333333000033330000000044447777444444442/3/2
D--------------------------------------------44447777444444442/3/2
  this ivory leg is what propels me, harpoons thrust in the sky


E-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D--777777777755558888555555552222555522222222---------------------|
A--55555555553333666633333333000033330000000044447777444444442/3/2
D--------------------------------------------44447777444444442/3/2
  aim directly for his crooked brow, and look him straight in the eye

chorus:

E------------------------------------| |
B------------------------------------|.|
G------------------------------------| |
D------------------------10'---------| |  2
A-0-6-3-9-6-12-9-15-12-9-8'-12-9-12'-|.|
D-0-6-3-9-6-12-9-15-12-9----12-9-12'-| |
  white   whale   holy   grail

outro riff:
E--------------------------------------------| |
B--------------------------------------------|.|
G--------------------------------------------| |
D--7--5/7--5/7--5/7--5/7-8--5/7-8--8-8/7/5/8-| |
A--5--3/5--3/5--3/5--3/5-6--3/5-6--6-6/5/3/6-|.|
D---00---00---00---00---0-00---0-00----------| |
    ..   ..   ..   ..   . ..   .

E-----------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------|
G-----------------------------------------------------|
D--7-7-----------5/7---------5/7---------5/7----------|
A--5-5-----------3/5---------3/5---------3/5----------|
D------00000000------00000000----00000000----00000000-|
       ........      ........    ........    ........

E----------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------|
G--7-7----------5/7----------5/7----------5/7--------------|
D------------------------------------------------------5---|7   last note stop
A--5-5----------3/5----------3/5----------3/5----------3---|5   it dead
D------00000000-----00000000-----00000000-----00000000-----|
       ........     ........     ........     ........


thanks this is a great song of a great album..
keep it heavy and nice and give some feedback bout anything that is wrong with this tab..

            
            
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anders123 10 Dec 02, 2006 12:37 PM

interlude is wrong, but everything else is pretty damn good.

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Premedical1 10 Jan 07, 2007 01:23 PM

Wrong tuning

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GodofCheesecake 216 Jan 27, 2007 12:04 PM

yeah, the tuning is a step down, but instead this tab is just moved a step down, so it's the same thing, really

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