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Author
The Metal
By: Tenacious D
Tuning: Drop D

Note: Most tabs you find for this song will be in standard tuning, but say the outro is
Drop D, so I decided to play the whole song in Drop D, so enjoy.
Intro
e- ----------------------------------------------------|
B- ----------------------------------------------------|
G- ----------------------------------------------------|
D- ----------------------------------------------------|
A- ------------3p2p0h2p0h2h3p2p0-------------3p2p0h2---|
D- 2-2-2h5p2-2-------------------2-2-2h5p2-2-----------|

e- -----------------------------------------------------------|
B- -----------------------------------------------------------|
G- -----------------------------------------------------------|whole
D- -----------------------------------5p3p2-3p2p0h2p0h2h3p2p0-|intro
A- ------------3p2p0h2p0h2h3p2p0----5-------------------------|x5
D- 2-2-2h5p2-2-------------------3----------------------------|

Interlude
e- ----------------------------------|
B- ----------------------------------|
G- ----------------------------------|
D- ----------------------------------|
A- ----------------------------------|
D- 2-2-2h5p2-2-2----2-2-2h5p2-2-2//--|
   ..As they were thrown to the ground..

Chorus
e- ------------------------------------------|
B- ------------------------------------------|
G- ------------------------------------------|
D- 4-0-4-0-4-6-4-0-4-0-4-6-4-0-4-0-4-6-5-4~--|
A- 2-0-2-0-2-4-2-0-2-0-2-4-2-0-2-0-2-4-3-2~--|
D- ------------------------------------------|

e- -----------------------------------------|
B- -----------------------------------------|
G- -----------------------------------------|
D- 4-0-4-0-4-6-4-0-4-0-4-6-4-0-4-0-4-9-8-7~-|
A- 2-0-2-0-2-4-2-0-2-0-2-4-2-0-2-0-2-7-6-5~-|
D- -----------------------------------------|

Bridge
e- -7-----------------5-----------5-------3-----------3----------------------|
B- -------------8-----------7------------------------------------------------|
G- -------9--------------7-----------7----------5-----------1--2--0--2-------|
D- ----9-----------7--7--------7-------------5-----------5--5--3--2--3-------|
A- -7--------7----------------------------5--------5-------------------------|
D- --------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    No one can destroy The Metal..


e---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B--8--------------8------7-----------7-----0-----------0--------------------|
G----------9-------------------7--------------------------0-----------------|
D------10------------10-----9--------------------2--------------------------|
A--10---------10---------9--------9-----9-----2-----------------------------|
D------------------------------------------0--------0-----------------------|

Verse
e- ----------------------------------------------------|
B- ----------------------------------------------------|
G- ----------------------------------------------------|
D- ----------------------------------------------------|
A- ------------3p2p0h2p0h2h3p2p0-------------3p2p0h2---|
D- 2-2-2h5p2-2-------------------2-2-2h5p2-2-----------|

e- -----------------------------------------------------------|
B- -----------------------------------------------------------|
G- -----------------------------------------------------------|
D- -----------------------------------5p3p2-3p2p0h2p0h2h3p2p0-|whole
A- ------------3p2p0h2p0h2h3p2p0----5-------------------------|verse
D- 2-2-2h5p2-2-------------------3----------------------------|x5

Pre Outro Slide Riff
e- -------------------------------------|
B- -------------------------------------|
G- -------------------------------------|
D- -------------------------------------|
A- ----1/4-3/6-5/8-7-----1/4-3/6-5/8-7--|
D- 0-0---------------0-0----------------|

Outro
e- --------------------------------------------------------------------|
B- --------------------------------------------------------------------|
G- --------------------------------------------------------------------|
D- -0--0-----10--9----0--0---------------------------------------------|
A- -0--0-----10--9----0--0-------2h3p2p0--2p0--------------------------|
D- -0--0--0--10--9----0--0--2p0---------------3p2----------------------|

e- --------------------------------------------------------------------|
B- --------------------------------------------------------------------|
G- --------------------------------------------------------------------|
D- -0--0-----10--9----0--0---------------------------------------------|
A- -0--0-----10--9----0--0-------2h3p2p0--2p0--------------------------|
D- -0--0--0--10--9----0--0--2p0---------------3p2----------------------|

e- --------------------------------------------------------------------|
B- --------------------------------------------------------------------|
G- --------------------------------------------------------------------|
D- --------------------------------------------------------------------|
A- ---------------------------------------------3-2-6-5-9-8------------|
D- -0-0-0-0-0-0-3-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-3-0-0-0-0-0-0------------------------|

e- --------------------------------------------------------------------|
B- --------------------------------------------------------------------|
G- --------------------------------------------------------------------|
D- --------------------------------------------------------------------|
A- ------2h3p2p0--2p0--------------2h3p2p0--2p0------------------------|
D- -0h2---------------3p2-0---0h2---------------3p2-0------------------|

e- --------------------------------------------------------------------|
B- --------------------------------------------------------------------|
G- --------------------------------------------------------------------|
D- --------------------------------------------------------------------|
A- ------2h3p2p0--2p0--------------2h3p2p0--2p0------------------------|
D- -0h2---------------3p2-0---0h2---------------3p2-0-0----------------|

                       Add a reverb (echo) effect on this last open note.
On my Kustom 65 DFX amp, the effect is called Delay, but it still gives it the echo effect.

That’s it! Lots of repetition in this song, and although if you were used to playing it
standard like me, it can be a little harder to get used to. However, once you get it
it’s easier than playing it in standard because you don’t have to Drop D tune for the 
Please rate! This is one of my first tabs.

            
            
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