Metallica - Fuel tab

This song is originally played in Standard Eb tuning, but I am translating it to Drop D

Fuel
As performed on "ReLoad"
Music by James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, and Lars Ulrich
Lyrics by James Hetfield

h        hammer on
p        pull off
b        bend
r        return
~        vibrating
/        slide up
PM       palm muting
x        muffled strings
Harm.    Natural harmonics
James    Guitar 1
Kirk     Guitar 2
Both     D'uh

Whole song is played w/ distortion

Introe[------------------------------]-----------------B[------------------------------]-----------------G[------------------------------]-----------------D[------------------------------]-4/6-6-6-4-------A[-1-------1--------1---1-------]-x-x-x-x-x-------D[-4p1-1-1-4p1-1-1--4p1-4p1-1-1-]-4/6-6-6-4-------
Main riff (The note in parenthesees would make it sound more like the actualrecording, but you'd have to be a very quick plucker)e[----------------------------------------------------------B[----------------------------------------------------------G[----------------------------------------------------------D[-------6-6-6-4-------6-6-6-4-------6-6-6-4-------6-6-6-4--A[-0h4h6---------0h4h6---------0h4h6---------0h4h6----------D[-(6)-----------(6)-----------(6)-----------(6)------------
Intro
Verse (James, x2, add main riff in between each time and before chorus)e[-----------------------------------------------B[-----------------------------------------------G[-----------------------------------------------D[-1-----------------1--------1------------------A[-1--------4--------1--------1------8---7---6---D[-1--------4--------1--------1------8---7---6---
Kirk w/ wah pedal e[---------------------]--------------------------B[---------------------]--------------------------G[---------------------]-/13-13-11--/13-13-11-----D[-1-----------------1-]-/13-13-11--/13-13-11-----A[-1--------4--------1-]--------------------------D[-1--------4--------1-]--------------------------
Pre-chorus (James)e[-----------------------------------------------B[-----------------------------------------------G[-----------------------------------------------D[-----------------------------------------------A[-----------------------------------------------D[-1-1-2-2-3-3-4-4-5-5-6-6-7-7-8-8--------------- Harm............................
Chorus (Both) x6 x2 x2e[------------------------]------------[-------------B[------------------------]------------[-------------G[------------------------]------------[-------------D[------------------------]--4---------[--6----------A[-6p4-4-6-6---6p4-4-6-6--]----6-6---6-[----8-8---8--D[------------------------]------------[-------------
In some live versions, James plays this...e[----------------------------------------------------------------B[----------------------------------------------------------------G[----------------------------------------------------------------D[----------------------------------------------------------------A[-1--------6--------4--------6--------1------4------6------9-----D[-1--------6--------4--------6--------1------4------6------9-----
Intro Main riff Verse Main riff Pre-chorus Chorus
Interlude (James x8, Kirk x4)e[-----------------------------------------------B[-----------------------------------------------G[-----------------------------------------------D[-----------------------------------------------A[-6--6----4-------------6--6----4--------4------D[-6--6----4----1-1-1-1--6--6----4----1-1-4------ PM...... PM..
Pre-solo (Kirk, w/ wah pedal, x4)e[-------------------------------------------------------B[-------------------------------------------------------G[-13-13-13--11--------11-------13-13-13--11--------11---D[-13-13-13--11--13-13-11-13----13-13-13--11--13-13-11---A[---------------13-13----13------------------13-13------D[-------------------------------------------------------
x3 Wah pedal off x3e[--------------------]---------------------------B[--------------------]---------------------------G[--------13-13-13-11-]-13b15r13p11---------------D[-/11h13-------------]-------------13------------A[--------------------]---------------------------D[--------------------]---------------------------
GUITAR SOLO (Kirk)e[--------------------11-------11----14b16-14p13-14p13--------------------B[-14b16-16~~~--14b16----14b16-------------------------14-----------------G[--------------------------------------------------------13--11-10-11----D[---------------------------------------------------------------------11-A[------------------------------------------------------------------------D[------------------------------------------------------------------------
e[--------------------------------------------------13-14-16---B[--------------------------14p13----13----13-14-16------------G[--------------11----13h15-------15----13---------------------D[-11-11--11h13----13------------------------------------------A[-------------------------------------------------------------D[-------------------------------------------------------------
e[-16b18-18-18r16~~~~~--/8-6---/8-6-----------------------------B[-----------------------x-x----x-x-----------------------------G[----------------------/8-6---/8-6-----------------------------D[-----------------------------------6b8-6b8-6b8-6b8--6p4-------A[--------------------------------------------------------4-6---D[--------------------------------------------------------------
e[-/8-6---/8-6-----11---15-15-15----B[--x-x----x-x-----x----x--x--x-----G[-/8-6---/8-6-----11---15-15-15----D[----------------------------------A[----------------------------------D[----------------------------------
e[----------------------------------------------------------B[----------------------------------------------------------G[------------------------------------------11--11p8--------D[-------13p11----13p11------------------------------11/13--A[-11h13-------13-------13--11-13-11-13-11------------------D[----------------------------------------------------------
e[-----------------------------------------------B[-----------------------------------------------G[-----------------------------------------------D[---------------------11-11b13r11---------------A[-11--13-11-13-11-13----------------------------D[-----------------------------------------------
Post-solo (Kirk, James plays chords version of chorus under this)e[---------------------------------------------------B[---------------------------------------------------G[-8~~~~~~-8--10h11--8~~~~~~-8--10h11-11/13-8~~~~~~--D[---------------------------------------------------A[---------------------------------------------------D[---------------------------------------------------
e[-----------------------------------------------B[-----------------------------------------------G[-8--10h11-11/13--11p10-11~~~--8p6-8~~~~~~------D[-----------------------------------------------A[-----------------------------------------------D[-----------------------------------------------
e[-------------------------------------------------------B[-------------------------------------------------------G[-8--10h11-11/13--11p10-11--10p8-10--8p6-8~~~-6~~~------D[-------------------------------------------------------A[-------------------------------------------------------D[-------------------------------------------------------
Chorus Intro Main riff Intro Done. Song structure: Intro Main riff Intro Verse Main riff Intro Verse Main riff Intro Pre-chorus Chorus Intro Main riff Intro Verse Main riff Intro Verse Main riff Intro Pre-chorus Chorus Intro Interlude Pre-solo GUITAR SOLO Post-solo Chorus Intro Main riff Intro I know the song structure may look somewhat confusing, but just play it along with the actual recording and you'll get it down in no time. METALLICA FOREVER!!!!!
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