Tool - Merkaba tab

Artist: Tool
Song: Merkaba
Album: Salival

The only Merkaba tabs I could find on the net were so incorrect that I decided to submit 
own version which is, hopefully, more precise. I`m still working on it, so it`s not complete

(I really don`t think that I`ll ever be able to tab the solo parts, the sounds are too 
up for my ears to understand them:)

Enjoy!


Drop-d tuning: DADGBE


The guitar starts at 01:04

------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------|------11---------9-------------11----------12---------------------------|---12---------11---11-------12----------14----14------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
During the song the other guitar is playing similar stuff only an octave higher.
-------------------------------------------------|----------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|----------------------------|------11---------9-------------11---------9------|----------------------------|---12---------11---11-------12---------11---11---|--7/9---9---9---10-10-10----|-------------------------------------------------|----------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|----------------------------|
---------|---------|---------|10-7-7-7-|---------|---------| Repeat the last part `till the heavy part
Heavy part 01:39
-----------------------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|--9----9----7/9-x-x-9----7/9-x-x-9----7/9-x-x-10-9-7-------------------|--9----9----7/9-x-x-9----7/9-x-x-9----7/9-x-x-10-9-7-------------------|--9----9----7/9-x-x-9----7/9-x-x-9----7/9-x-x-10-9-7-------------------|
Note: Muted chords are B (9th fret) One guitar plays this `till 02:29. The other guitar starts playing at 02:13 It seems to me that the guitar is just being strummed on these notes
-------14----------------12----------------14---------------15----|--15----------------14----------------15---------------17---------|------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------|
-------14----------------12----------------14---------------12----|--15----------------14----------------15---------------14---------|------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------|
Then, for a few seconds Adam plays the B chord, slightly bending it from time to time. Bridge to verse 02:46
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
----------------|14-14-14-14-14--|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|--16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
-------------|11-11-11-----|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
-------------------------------------------------|---7-7-7-7-9~~~----------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|
Not all of these notes are played, I just tabbed it like this, so it would be easier to follow the rhythm. During verse there is only one note:
-------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|--9--(plam muted)--------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|
Then it`s the heavy part again. The rest of the song is played using these riffs. In some places they`re altered a bit, but by playing around these riffs it is easy to understand what he`s playing. Well, that`s it! Any comments or corrections - janka_versus@hotmail.com
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