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Melvins - Skin Horse tab

Skin Horse

guitar tab by ben.nield@gmail.com
(updated 16 December 2005)

Standard Tuning

1st Part - Play 4x
  1   2   3   4   1   2   3   4     1   2   3   4   1   2   3   4
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-5-5-5-5-5-----------------------|-------------2-----2-2-----------|
|-3-3-3-3-3-0-2-----2-2-2-2---2-2-|-3-3-3-3-3---0-----0-0---5---5---|
|-------------0-----0-0-0-0---0-0-|-1-1-1-1-1-0-----------0-3---3-0-|
 [Palm Mute all]

2nd Part - Play 2.5x
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-------------------------2-------|-------------------------2-------|
|-3-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-3---0---2---|-5-5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-5---0---2---|
|-1-1-1-1-1---1-1-1-1-1-------0---|-3-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-3-------0---|
 [Palm Mute all]

3rd Part - Play 6x - NO PALM MUTE AND WITH HEAVY DISTORTION
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-5-5-5-5-5-----------------------|-------------5-----5-5-5-5---5-5-|
|-3-3-3-3-3-0-2-----2-2-2-2---2-2-|-3-3-3-3-3---3-----3-3-3-3---3-3-|
|-------------0-----0-0-0-0---0-0-|-1-1-1-1-1-0---------------------|

Let last note ring

4th Part - Ambient Guitar improv for 45 seconds

5th Part - Play 16x
  1       2       3       4       1       2       3       4
|-------------------------------------------------5-----------------|
|---------5-------------------------------5---------------5*--------|
|-----5-------5-----------4-----------------------------------------|
|-5---------------5---0---------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-/6----------6-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----6-----------6-------------------------------5-----------------|
|---------5-----------5--------------------5--------------5*--------|
|-------------------------5-----------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
                           (* = only play this the 3rd time onwards.)

Vocal Riff - Play 12x (comes in after 5th Part has been played 4x)
  1       2       3       4       1       2       3       4
|/14------12--------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------14--12--14----------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

|/14--12------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------15--12------12--15----------------------------------------|
|-----------------14------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

Outro - Play 5x
  1       2       3       4       1       2
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-5-----------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------5-----------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
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