Big Black - The Power Of Independent Trucking tab

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THE POWER OF INDEPENDENT TRUCKING – Big Black
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Tabbed by: Ciarán Rooney
Email: lithiumv.prozac@hotmail.com

Tuning: Normal

“The Power Of Independent Trucking” is the first song on Big Black’s last studio LP, 
About Fucking”.
It’s a brilliantly raucous and explosive ditty typical of the band, clocking in at a 
1:24 and based on
womanising asshole truck drivers.
Let’s go!

Intro And Main Riff:
Use the nastiest distortion you’ve got with a lot of treble. This is played HARD and 
so use your
non-playing fingers to mute the other strings as you hammer this one out.

e|------------------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------8-55-8--------------------|A|-5-h7-7-7-7-7-5h7-7-7-7-7-5h7-7-7-7-7-----------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------------------|
Chorus (of sorts): Powerchords.
e|------------------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-7-7-7-7----3-3-3-3-----------------------------------------------|A|-7-7-7-7----3-3-3-3-----------------------------------------------|E|-0-0-0-0----1-1-1-1-----------------------------------------------|
Play the above x4, then repeat the intro riff, and then the chorus once again.Middle Part:Here there’s like a drum breakdown, where eventually a guitar comes in that sounds like a guitar. It plays;e|------------------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-9-9-9-9-9-9-10--7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-9-9-9-9------------------------|D|-9-9-9-9-9-9-10--7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-9-9-9-9------------------------|A|-7-7-7-7-7-7--8--5-5-5-5-5-5--8--8-7-7-7-7------------------------|E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------------0-0-0-0------------------------|
He probably uses harmonics to get that weird sound, I’m not really sure. I mean, fuck, Steve Albini! After that part, you play the Intro a few more times, and that’s it! | / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | + harmonic | x Mute note =====================================================================
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