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Soulfly - Back To The Primitive tab

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BACK TO THE PRIMITIVE
As recorded by Soulfly
(From the 2000 Album BACK TO THE PRIMATIVE)

Transcribed by Ben Jones (www.grungehead.com)
	

Words and Music by Max Cavalera

D5
0 0 0 x x x
	
E5
2 2 2 x x x
	
F5
3 3 3 x x x
	
C#5
x 4 6 6 x x

Eb5
1 1 1 x x x

Gtr I (B F# B E G# C#) - 'Max'
Gtr II (B F# B E G# C#) - 'Other Dude'

 Intro
           Moderate Rock Q=112
               D
 4/4          4/4
           Gtr I
  W             S  S  S  S  E  S  S  +S   S  E  S  S  S  S
|----------||----------------------------------------------|
|----------||o---------------------------------------------|
|----------||--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-(11)-11-11-11-11-11-11-|
|----------||--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-(12)-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
|----------||o---------------------------------------------|
|----------||----------------------------------------------|
|
|          Gtr II
| W             W
|----------||----------------------------------------------|
|----------||o---------------------------------------------|
|----------||----------------------------------------------|
|----------||---0------------------------------------------|
|----------||o--0------------------------------------------|
|----------||---0------------------------------------------|


   S   S  S  S  E  S  S  S  S  E  S  S  E   8x
|-------------------------------------------||
|------------------------------------------o||
|-11--11-11-11-11-11-11h13-------13p11------||
|-12--12-12-12-12-12-12----12-12-------12---||
|------------------------------------------o||
|-------------------------------------------||
|
| +W                                        8x
|-------------------------------------------||
|------------------------------------------o||
|-------------------------------------------||
|-(0)---------------------------------------||
|-(0)--------------------------------------o||
|-(0)---------------------------------------||


   1st and 2nd Verses
    E5F5D5          E5F5D5          E5F5D5          E5F5D5   C#5
    Gtr II
    S S E H.        S S E H.        S S E H.        S S E E. S +E  E Q
||----------------|---------------|---------------|----------------------|
||o---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------------|
||----------------|---------------|---------------|----------6-(6)-6-6---|
||--2s3p0-0-------|-2s3p0-0-------|-2s3p0-0-------|-2s3p0-0--6-(6)-6-6---|
||o-2s3-0-0-------|-2s3-0-0-------|-2s3-0-0-------|-2s3-0-0--4-(4)-4-4---|
||--2s3p0-0-------|-2s3p0-0-------|-2s3p0-0-------|-2s3p0-0--------------|


  E5F5D5          E5F5D5          E5F5D5          E5F5D5   C#5
  S S E H.        S S E H.        S S E H.        S S E E. S +E  E Q
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|----------6-(6)-6-6--|
|-2s3p0-0-------|-2s3p0-0-------|-2s3p0-0-------|-2s3p0-0--6-(6)-6-6--|
|-2s3-0-0-------|-2s3-0-0-------|-2s3-0-0-------|-2s3-0-0--4-(4)-4-4--|
|-2s3p0-0-------|-2s3p0-0-------|-2s3p0-0-------|-2s3p0-0-------------|


 Interlude
  D5                      E5Eb5 D5                      E5Eb5
  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 E
|-----------------------------|------------------------------||
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------o||
|-----------------------------|------------------------------||
|-----------------------------|------------------------------||
|-------------------------2-1-|-------------------------2-1-o||
|-1p0-0-0-1p0-0-0-1p0-0-0-2-1-|-1p0-0-0-1p0-0-0-1p0-0-0-2-1--||


  D5                      E5Eb5                         E5Eb5
  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 E
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-------------------------2-1-|-------------------------2-1-|
|-1p0-0-0-1p0-0-0-1p0-0-0-2-1-|-1p0-0-0-1p0-0-0-1p0-0-0-2-1-|


    S S S S E S S +S  S E E E   S S S S E S S +S  S E E E
||----------------------------|-------------------------------||
||o---------------------------|------------------------------o||
||----------------------------|-------------------------------||
||----------------------------|-------------------------------||
||o-----------------------2-1-|-----------------------2-1----o||
||--1p0-0-1p0-1p0-(0)-1p0-2-1-|-1p0-0-1p0-1p0-(0)-1p0-2-1-----||


   Chorus
    S S S S E S S +S  S E E E   S S S S E S S +S  S E E E
||----------------------------|----------------------------||
||o---------------------------|---------------------------o||
||----------------------------|----------------------------||
||----------------------------|----------------------------||
||o-----------------------2-1-|-----------------------2-1-o||
||--1p0-0-1p0-1p0-(0)-1p0-2-1-|-1p0-0-1p0-1p0-(0)-1p0-2-1--||
|
|   Gtr I
|   W                           W
||----------------------------|----------------------------||
||o---------------------------|---------------------------o||
||----------------------------|----------------------------||
||----------------------------|----------------------------||
||o---------------------------|---------------------------o||
||----------------------------|----------------------------||


   e     E     Q         H
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|--0------------------------------------------|
|--0------------------------------------------|
|
|  S  S  S  S  E  S  S  +S   S  E  S  S  S  S
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-(11)-11-11-11-11-11-11-|
|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-(12)-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|


  Gtr I
   S  S  S  S  E  S  S   S   S  E  S  S  E    S  S  S  S  E  S  S  +S   S  E  S  S  S  S
|------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
|-11-11-11-11-11-11-11h=13--------13p11----|-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-(11)-11-11-11-11-11-11-|
|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-(12)-12-12-------12-|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-(12)-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
|------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S  E  S  S   S   S  E  S  S  E
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|-11-11-11-11-11-11-11h=13--------13p11------|
|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-(12)-12-12-------12---|
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|


  Gtr I
   S  S   S  S  E   S  S  +S   S  E  S  S  S  S
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-11-11--11-11-11--11-11-(11)-11-11-11-11-11-11-|
|-12-12--12-12-12--12-12-(12)-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|
| Gtr II
|  S  E.       +H.
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|--1p=0--------(0)------------------------------|
|--1--0--------(0)------------------------------|
|--1p=0--------(0)------------------------------|


   S   S  S  S  E  S  S   S   S  E  S  S  E
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|-11--11-11-11-11-11-11h=13--------13p11-----|
|-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-(12)-12-12-------12--|
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|
| +W
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|-(0)----------------------------------------|
|-(0)----------------------------------------|
|-(0)----------------------------------------|


    D
   4/4
     S  S  S  S  E  S  S  +S   S  E  S  S  S  S
||----------------------------------------------|
||o---------------------------------------------|
||--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-(11)-11-11-11-11-11-11-|
||--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-(12)-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
||o---------------------------------------------|
||----------------------------------------------|
|
|    W
||----------------------------------------------|
||o---------------------------------------------|
||----------------------------------------------|
||---0------------------------------------------|
||o--0------------------------------------------|
||---0------------------------------------------|


   S   S  S  S  E  S  S   S   S  E  S  S  E  3x
|--------------------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------------o||
|-11--11-11-11-11-11-11h=13--------13p11-----||
|-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-(12)-12-12-------12--||
|-------------------------------------------o||
|--------------------------------------------||
|
| +W                                         3x
|--------------------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------------o||
|--------------------------------------------||
|-(0)----------------------------------------||
|-(0)---------------------------------------o||
|-(0)----------------------------------------||


   3rd Verse
    E5F5D5          E5F5D5          E5F5D5          E5F5D5   C#5
    S S E H.        S S E H.        S S E H.        S S E E. S +E  E Q
||----------------|---------------|---------------|----------------------|
||o---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------------|
||----------------|---------------|---------------|----------6-(6)-6-6---|
||--2s3p0-0-------|-2s3p0-0-------|-2s3p0-0-------|-2s3p0-0--6-(6)-6-6---|
||o-2s3-0-0-------|-2s3-0-0-------|-2s3-0-0-------|-2s3-0-0--4-(4)-4-4---|
||--2s3p0-0-------|-2s3p0-0-------|-2s3p0-0-------|-2s3p0-0--------------|


  E5F5D5          E5F5D5          E5F5D5          E5F5D5   C#5
  S S E H.        S S E H.        S S E H.        S S E E. S +E  E Q
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|----------6-(6)-6-6--|
|-2s3p0-0-------|-2s3p0-0-------|-2s3p0-0-------|-2s3p0-0--6-(6)-6-6--|
|-2s3-0-0-------|-2s3-0-0-------|-2s3-0-0-------|-2s3-0-0--4-(4)-4-4--|
|-2s3p0-0-------|-2s3p0-0-------|-2s3p0-0-------|-2s3p0-0-------------|


 Interlude
  D5                      E5Eb5 D5                      E5Eb5
  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 E
|-----------------------------|------------------------------||
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------o||
|-----------------------------|------------------------------||
|-----------------------------|------------------------------||
|-------------------------2-1-|-------------------------2-1-o||
|-1p0-0-0-1p0-0-0-1p0-0-0-2-1-|-1p0-0-0-1p0-0-0-1p0-0-0-2-1--||


  D5                      E5Eb5                         E5Eb5
  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 E
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-------------------------2-1-|-------------------------2-1-|
|-1p0-0-0-1p0-0-0-1p0-0-0-2-1-|-1p0-0-0-1p0-0-0-1p0-0-0-2-1-|


    D5                    E5Eb5 D5                    E5Eb5
    S S S S E S S +S  S E E E   S S S S E S S +S  S E E E
||----------------------------|-------------------------------||
||o---------------------------|------------------------------o||
||----------------------------|-------------------------------||
||----------------------------|-------------------------------||
||o-----------------------2-1-|-----------------------2-1----o||
||--1p0-0-1p0-1p0-(0)-1p0-2-1-|-1p0-0-1p0-1p0-(0)-1p0-2-1-----||


   Chorus                                                    Interlude
    D5                    E5Eb5 D5                    E5Eb5   D5
    S S S S E S S +S  S E E E   S S S S E S S +S  S E E E     e E Q  H
||----------------------------|----------------------------||-------------|
||o---------------------------|---------------------------o||-------------|
||----------------------------|----------------------------||-------------|
||----------------------------|----------------------------||-------------|
||o-----------------------2-1-|-----------------------2-1-o||-0-----------|
||--1p0-0-1p0-1p0-(0)-1p0-2-1-|-1p0-0-1p0-1p0-(0)-1p0-2-1--||-0-----------|


                Out-Chorus
                 D5                    E5Eb5 D5                    E5Eb5
  Wx3            S S S S E S S +S  S E E E   S S S S E S S +S  S E E E   6x
|------------||----------------------------|-----------------------------||
|------------||o---------------------------|----------------------------o||
|------------||----------------------------|-----------------------------||
|------------||----------------------------|-----------------------------||
|------------||o-----------------------2-1-|-----------------------2-1--o||
|------------||--1p0-0-1p0-1p0-(0)-1p0-2-1-|-1p0-0-1p0-1p0-(0)-1p0-2-1---||


  D5
  e E Q  H      W          Wx4
|-------------|----------|--------*|
|-------------|----------|--------*|
|-------------|----------|--------*|
|-------------|----------|--------*|
|-0-----------|----------|--------*|
|-0-----------|----------|--------*|



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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