Metallica - The Thing That Should Not Be tab

                          THE THING THAT SHOULD NOT BE
                            As recorded by Metallica
                     (From the 1986 Album MASTER OF PUPPETS)

Transcribed by Zac B. for www.mikesguitarsite.co.uk

          D5                   E5
      0 0 x x x x          2 2 x x x x

Gtr I (D A D G B E) - 'James'
Gtr II (D A D G B E) - 'Kirk (dist.)'
Gtr III (D A D G B E) - 'James(dist.)'

Intro Moderate Rock Q=116 4/4 Gtr I H.. E W +H.. E W +H.. E|-------------|----------|--------------|----------|---------------||-------------|----------|--------------|----------|---------------||-------------|----------|--------------|----------|---------------||-------------|----------|--------------|----------|---------------||-----------0-|-2--------|-(2)--------0-|-2--------|-(2)--------0--||-----------0-|-2--------|-(2)--------0-|-2--------|-(2)--------0--|
Gtr III PM Q. Q. E E +Q E E +Q. E Q. Q. E E +Q E E +Q. E|---------------|------------------|---------------|------------------||---------------|------------------|---------------|------------------||---------------|------------------|---------------|------------------||---------------|------------------|---------------|------------------||-2----1------2-|-(2)----3-(3)---0-|-2----1------2-|-(2)----3-(3)---0-||-2---------2---|-(2)--2---(2)---0-|-2---------2---|-(2)--2---(2)---0-| H. Q +Q Q +Q. E H. Q +Q Q +Q. E
PM--| PM PM PM----- E E E Q. E E +Q E E +Q. E 4x||-----------------|-------------------||-|||o----------------|------------------o||-|||--------3------4-|-(4)----5-(5)------||-|||--------3------4-|-(4)----5-(5)------||-|||o-0-1-2-1------2-|-(2)----3-(3)---0-o||-|||--0-1-2------2---|------2---------0--||-|
-------| PM| PM| PM--|
E E E Q E E E +E E E E +E E E E||-----------------|----------------------||||o----------------|---------------------o||||--------3------4-|-(4)-----5-(5)--------||||--------3------4-|-(4)-----5-(5)--------||||o-0-1-2-1------2-|-(2)-----3-(3)-----0-o||||--0-1-2----1-2---|-----1-2-------1-2-0--||
PM------|
E E E E E E Q E E E E E E Q E E E E E E Q S S E E E E E E E|----------------|----------------|----------------|-------------------||----------------|----------------|----------------|-------------------||---------5---5--|----------------|----------------|-------------------||---------5---5--|-6-------6---6--|-7-------7---7--|-4p0---------------||-7-7-7-7---7----|-6-3-3-3-6-3-6--|-7-4-4-4-7-4-7--|-4p0-1-1-1-1-1-1-0-||-7-7-7-7---7----|---3-3-3---3----|---4-4-4---4----|-----1-1-1-1-1-1-0-|
$ D5 Gtr II W W W H.. E | /
Gtr I W +H.. E W +H.. E|----------|--------------|----------|--------------|||----------|--------------|----------|--------------|||----------|--------------|----------|--------------|||-2--------|-(2)--------0-|-2--------|-(2)----------|||-2--------|-(2)--------0-|-2--------|-(2)--------0-|||-2--------|-(2)--------0-|-2--------|-(2)--------0-||
1st,2nd Verse E5 D5 E5 W +H.. E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q Q | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
Gtr I Gtr III W +H.. E Q. Q. E E +Q E E +Q. E|----------|--------------|-------------------|--------------------||----------|--------------|-------------------|--------------------||----------|--------------|-------------------|--------------------||----------|--------------|-------------------|--------------------||-2--------|-(2)--------0-|-2------1--------2-|-(2)-----3-(3)----0-||-2--------|-(2)--------0-|-2-------------2---|-(2)---2---(2)----0-| H. Q +Q Q +Q. E
D5 W W W H.. E | / Gtr I PM--| PM PM PM------| PM PM PM
E E E Q. E E +Q E E +Q. E E E E Q. E E +Q E E +Q. E|----------------|------------------|----------------|-------------------||----------------|------------------|----------------|-------------------||-------3------4-|-(4)----5-(5)-----|-------3------4-|-(4)-----5-(5)-----||-------3------4-|-(4)----5-(5)-----|-------3------4-|-(4)-----5-(5)-----||-0-1-2-1------2-|-(2)----3-(3)---0-|-0-1-2-1------2-|-(2)-----3-(3)---0-||-0-1-2------2---|------2---------0-|-0-1-2------2---|-------2---------0-|
E5 D5 E5 W +H.. E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q Q | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
Gtr III W +H.. E Q. Q. E E +Q E E +Q. E|----------|--------------|-------------------|--------------------||----------|--------------|-------------------|--------------------||----------|--------------|-------------------|--------------------||----------|--------------|-------------------|--------------------||-2--------|-(2)--------0-|-2------1--------2-|-(2)-----3-(3)----0-||-2--------|-(2)--------0-|-2-------------2---|-(2)---2---(2)----0-| H. Q +Q Q +Q. E
PM--| PM PM PM E E E Q. E E +Q E E +Q. E E E E E E E Q E E E E E E Q|----------------|------------------|----------------|----------------||----------------|------------------|----------------|----------------||-------3------4-|-(4)----5-(5)-----|---------5---5--|----------------||-------3------4-|-(4)----5-(5)-----|---------5---5--|-6-------6---6--||-0-1-2-1------2-|-(2)----3-(3)---0-|-7-7-7-7---7----|-6-3-3-3-6-3-6--||-0-1-2------2---|------2---------0-|-7-7-7-7---7----|---3-3-3---3----|
PM------|
E E E E E E Q S S E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q E E E E E E Q|----------------|-------------------|----------------|----------------||----------------|-------------------|----------------|----------------||----------------|-------------------|---------5---5--|----------------||-7-------7---7--|-4p0---------------|---------5---5--|-6-------6---6--||-7-4-4-4-7-4-7--|-4p0-1-1-1-1-1-1-0-|-7-7-7-7---7----|-6-3-3-3-6-3-6--||---4-4-4---4----|-----1-1-1-1-1-1-0-|-7-7-7-7---7----|---3-3-3---3----|
PM------| PM--|
E E E E E E Q S S E E E E E E E H H E E E E E E E E|----------------|-------------------|-----------|-----------------||----------------|-------------------|-----------|-----------------||----------------|-------------------|-2----3----|-----------------||-7-------7---7--|-4p0---------------|-2----3----|---6-6---6-------||-7-4-4-4-7-4-7--|-4p0-1-1-1-1-1-1-0-|-0----1----|-5-6-6-5-6-0-0-0-||---4-4-4---4----|-----1-1-1-1-1-1-0-|-----------|-5-6-6-5-6-0-0-0-|
2/4 4/4 PM------------| PM--|
E E E E E E E E E E E E H H E E E E E E E E|-----------------|---------|-----------|-----------------||-----------------|---------|-----------|-----------------||-----------------|---------|-2----3----|-----------------||-----------------|---6-6---|-2----3----|---6-6---6-------||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-5-6-6-5-|-0----1----|-5-6-6-5-6-0-0-0-||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-5-6-6-5-|-----------|-5-6-6-5-6-0-0-0-|
To Coda 2/4 4/4 PM------------|
E E E E E E E E E Q E H H H Q. E|-----------------|--------|-----------|-------------||-----------------|--------|-----------|-------------||-----------------|--------|-2----3----|------2------||-----------------|---6----|-2----3----|-1----2------||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-5-6--5-|-0----1----|-1----0----0-||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-5-6--5-|-----------|-1---------0-|
PM--| PM PM PM------| PM PM PM
E E E Q. E E +Q E E +Q. E E E E Q. E E +Q E E +Q. E|----------------|------------------|----------------|------------------||----------------|------------------|----------------|------------------||-------3------4-|-(4)----5-(5)-----|-------3------4-|-(4)----5-(5)-----||-------3------4-|-(4)----5-(5)-----|-------3------4-|-(4)----5-(5)-----||-0-1-2-1------2-|-(2)----3-(3)---0-|-0-1-2-1------2-|-(2)----3-(3)---0-||-0-1-2------2---|------2---------0-|-0-1-2------2---|------2---------0-|
D.S. al Coda PM--| PM| PM| PM----------| PM| PM| PM--|
E E E Q E E E +E E E E +E E E E E E E Q E E E +E E E E +E E E E|----------------|---------------------|----------------|---------------------|||----------------|---------------------|----------------|---------------------|||-------3------4-|-(4)-----5-(5)-------|-------3------4-|-(4)-----5-(5)-------|||-------3------4-|-(4)-----5-(5)-------|-------3------4-|-(4)-----5-(5)-------|||-0-1-2-1------2-|-(2)-----3-(3)-----0-|-0-1-2-1------2-|-(2)-----3-(3)-----0-|||-0-1-2----1-2---|-----1-2-------1-2-0-|-0-1-2----1-2---|-----1-2-------1-2-0-||
& Gtr II W H Q. S S|-----------|---------------7h10-|||-----------|--------------------|||-----------|--------------------|||-----------|--------------------|||-----------|--------------------|||-----------|--------------------||
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| Gtr III| H H +H E E E E|-----------|--------------------|||-----------|--------------------|||------2----|-(2)----------------|||-1----2----|-(2)-------6-6------|||-1----0----|-(0)----5--6-6-5----|||-1---------|--------5--6-6-5----||
Guitar Solo ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ E E E E E E E E|-7tr10-7tr10-9tr6-8tr5-7tr4-6tr3-5tr2-4tr1-||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------|
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| E E E E E E E E|-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-6-----------------------------------------||-6-----0-----0----0----0----0----0----0----||-6-----0-----0----0----0----0----0----0----|
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ E Q. +Q S S S S|-3tr0---------------------10-10-10-10-||------/17b19======(17)r---------------||--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------|
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| E E E E E E E E|--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------||------------------------6--6----------||-0------0-----0-0---5---6--6-----5----||-0------0-----0-0---5---6--6-----5----|
|----------------------------------16:8------------------------------------|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-14p11p10-14p11p10-14p11p10-14p11p10-14p11p10-14p11p10-14p11p10-14p11p10-14p11p10-14p11p||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
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| E E E E E E E E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||--6-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||--6-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0--------0----||--6-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0--------0----|
~~~~ |---------7---------| |--3--|
S S S S S S S S S S E +Q. +E|-10-14p11p10---14p11p10-14p11p10-----------------------||---------------------------------13b16r(13)-----(13)\--||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------|
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| E E E E E E E E|-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------6-6--------||--0----------0-----------0--------0------5--6-6---5----||--0----------0-----------0--------0------5--6-6---5----|
S S S S S S T T S S S S S S S S S|--------------9-10--9h10p=9-------------------------||--------9-10----------------10--9-------------------||--9h10----------------------------11-10-------------||----------------------------------------12-11--8--7-||----------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------|
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| S S S S S S T T S S S S S S S S S|-------------12-14-12h14p12-------------------------||-------13-14----------------14-13-------------------||-13h14----------------------------15-14-11-10-------||--6-------------------------------------------12-11-||--6-----0-----0-----0--------0-----0-----0-----0----||--6-----0-----0-----0--------0-----0-----0-----0----| E E E E E E E E
~~~~~~ a E. S +H +Q|----------------------------||----------------------------||----------------------------||----------------------------||-8h9----8-(8)-------(8)\----||----------------------------|
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| E E E E E E E E|----------------------------||----------------------------||----------------------------||------------------6--6------||---0--0----0--0-5-6--6---5--||---0--0----0--0-5-6--6---5--|
\3.5 \1.5____________________ |---------7---------| |-----------7-----------|
H S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|------------14p11p10-14p==11p10-14p11p10-----14p11p==10-14p11p||--------------------------------------------------------------||-0------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------|
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| E E E E E E E E|--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------||-6------------------------------------------------------------||-6----0-0-0--0----------0-----------0--------------0----------||-6----0-0-0--0----------0-----------0--------------0----------|
\3.5 \3.25/ ~~~~~~~~~ |----------7-----------| |--3--|
S S S S S S S S S S +E Q +Q|-10-14p11p10------14p11p10-14p11p10-(10)-------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------12---(12)-----||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------|
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| E E E E E E E E|-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------6---6------||--0-------------0-----------0---------0-------5-6---6--5---||--0-------------0-----------0---------0-------5-6---6--5---|
~~~~ +H. Q W W W|----------------------|-------------------|-----------|--------------------||----------------------|-------------------|-----------|--------------------||-(12)-----------------|-------------------|-----------|--------------------||----------------------|-------------------|-----------|--------------------||----------------------|-------------------|-----------|--------------------||----------------------|-------------------|-----------|--------------------|
| | PM-----------------------------------| PM------------|
| E E E E S S E E E E E E E S S E E E H H E E E E S S E E E|----------------------|-------------------|-----------|--------------------||----------------------|-------------------|-----------|--------------------||---2------------------|-2-----------------|-2----3----|-2------------------||---2------------------|-2-----------------|-2----3----|-2------------------||---0------0-1-0---1-0-|-0-----0-3-1-0-1-0-|-0----1----|-0-----0-5-1-0-1-0--||------3-5-------3-----|---3-5-------------|-----------|---3-5--------------|
Gtr III PM--| PM| PM| PM--|
H H H Q. E E E E Q E E E +E E E E +E E E E|-----------|-------------||----------------|---------------------||-----------|-------------||----------------|---------------------||-2----3----|------2------||-------3------4-|-(4)-----5-(5)-------||-2----3----|-1----2------||-------3------4-|-(4)-----5-(5)-------||-0----1----|-1----0----0-||-0-1-2-1------2-|-(2)-----3-(3)-----0-||-----------|-1---------0-||-0-1-2----1-2---|-----1-2-------1-2-0-|
PM--| PM| PM| PM----------| PM| PM| PM--|
E E E Q E E E +E E E E +E E E E E E E Q E E E +E E E E +E E E E|----------------|---------------------|----------------|---------------------||----------------|---------------------|----------------|---------------------||-------3------4-|-(4)-----5-(5)-------|-------3------4-|-(4)-----5-(5)-------||-------3------4-|-(4)-----5-(5)-------|-------3------4-|-(4)-----5-(5)-------||-0-1-2-1------2-|-(2)-----3-(3)-----0-|-0-1-2-1------2-|-(2)-----3-(3)-----0-||-0-1-2----1-2---|-----1-2-------1-2-0-|-0-1-2----1-2---|-----1-2-------1-2-0-|
W W W W PM--| PM| PM| PM--|
E E E Q E E E +E E E E +E E E E W +H.. E|----------------|---------------------||----------|--------------||----------------|---------------------||----------|--------------||-------3------4-|-(4)-----5-(5)-------||----------|--------------||-------3------4-|-(4)-----5-(5)-------||-2--------|-(2)--------0-||-0-1-2-1------2-|-(2)-----3-(3)-----0-||-2--------|-(2)--------0-||-0-1-2----1-2---|-----1-2-------1-2-0-||-2--------|-(2)--------0-|
3rd Verse D5 E5 D5 Gtr II W H.. E W +H.. E | | | | / / / /
Gtr I W +H.. E W +H.. E|----------|--------------|----------|--------------||----------|--------------|----------|--------------||----------|--------------|----------|--------------||-2--------|-(2)----------|----------|--------------||-2--------|-(2)--------0-|-2--------|-(2)--------0-||-2--------|-(2)--------0-|-2--------|-(2)--------0-|
E5 E E E E E E E E E E E E Q Q W W | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
Gtr III PM--| PM PM PM Q. Q. E E +Q E E +Q. E E E E Q. E E +Q E E +Q. E|-------------------|--------------------|----------------|------------------||-------------------|--------------------|----------------|------------------||-------------------|--------------------|-------3------4-|-(4)----5-(5)-----||-------------------|--------------------|-------3------4-|-(4)----5-(5)-----||-2------1--------2-|-(2)-----3-(3)----0-|-0-1-2-1------2-|-(2)----3-(3)---0-||-2-------------2---|-(2)---2---(2)----0-|-0-1-2------2---|------2---------0-| H. Q +Q Q +Q. E
D5 E5 D5 W H.. E W +H.. E | | | | / / / /
Gtr I PM--| PM PM PM E E E Q. E E +Q E E +Q. E W +H.. E|----------------|-------------------|----------|--------------||----------------|-------------------|----------|--------------||-------3------4-|-(4)-----5-(5)-----|----------|--------------||-------3------4-|-(4)-----5-(5)-----|----------|--------------||-0-1-2-1------2-|-(2)-----3-(3)---0-|-2--------|-(2)--------0-||-0-1-2------2---|-------2---------0-|-2--------|-(2)--------0-|
E5 E E E E E E E E E E E E Q Q W W | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
Gtr III PM--| PM PM PM Q. Q. E E +Q E E +Q. E E E E Q. E E +Q E E +Q. E|-------------------|--------------------|----------------|------------------||-------------------|--------------------|----------------|------------------||-------------------|--------------------|-------3------4-|-(4)----5-(5)-----||-------------------|--------------------|-------3------4-|-(4)----5-(5)-----||-2------1--------2-|-(2)-----3-(3)----0-|-0-1-2-1------2-|-(2)----3-(3)---0-||-2-------------2---|-(2)---2---(2)----0-|-0-1-2------2---|------2---------0-| H. Q +Q Q +Q. E
PM------|
E E E E E E Q E E E E E E Q E E E E E E Q S S E E E E E E E|----------------|----------------|----------------|-------------------||----------------|----------------|----------------|-------------------||---------5---5--|----------------|----------------|-------------------||---------5---5--|-6-------6---6--|-7-------7---7--|-4p0---------------||-7-7-7-7---7----|-6-3-3-3-6-3-6--|-7-4-4-4-7-4-7--|-4p0-1-1-1-1-1-1-0-||-7-7-7-7---7----|---3-3-3---3----|---4-4-4---4----|-----1-1-1-1-1-1-0-|
PM------|
E E E E E E Q E E E E E E Q E E E E E E Q S S E E E E E E E|----------------|----------------|----------------|-------------------||----------------|----------------|----------------|-------------------||---------5---5--|----------------|----------------|-------------------||---------5---5--|-6-------6---6--|-7-------7---7--|-4p0---------------||-7-7-7-7---7----|-6-3-3-3-6-3-6--|-7-4-4-4-7-4-7--|-4p0-1-1-1-1-1-1-0-||-7-7-7-7---7----|---3-3-3---3----|---4-4-4---4----|-----1-1-1-1-1-1-0-|
2/4 4/4 PM--------------------|
H H E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E H H|-----------|-----------------|-----------------|---------|-----------||-----------|-----------------|-----------------|---------|-----------||-2----3----|-----------------|-----------------|---------|-2----3----||-2----3----|---6-6---6-------|-----------------|---6-6---|-2----3----||-0----1----|-5-6-6-5-6-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-5-6-6-5-|-0----1----||-----------|-5-6-6-5-6-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-5-6-6-5-|-----------|
2/4 4/4 PM--------------------|
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E H H H H|-----------------|-----------------|---------|-----------|-----------||-----------------|-----------------|---------|-----------|-----------||-----------------|-----------------|---------|-2----3----|------2----||---6-6---6-------|-----------------|---6-6---|-2----3----|-1----2----||-5-6-6-5-6-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-5-6-6-5-|-0----1----|-1----0----||-5-6-6-5-6-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-5-6-6-5-|-----------|-1---------|
Outro PM------------| PM--------------------|
E E E E S S E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E 6x|-------------------||------------------|------------------|||-------------------||o-----------------|-----------------o|||-2-----------------||------------------|------------------|||-2-----------------||----6-6---6-------|------------------|||-0-----0-5-1-0-1-0-||o-5-6-6-5-6-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-o|||---3-5-------------||--5-6-6-5-6-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--||
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