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Band: Sparta

Song: Tensioning

Album: Porcelain (2004)

Tuning: Drop D (DADGBE)

 

This is my first tab, so please rate and make any corrections if necessary.

this may not be the exact way the band plays it but it sounds great to me..please rate

 

*Strumming pattern may not be right on all parts*

Intro (w/ mild distortion):

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|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18--------13....14....13....11....---|

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|------17-------------------------------17------------------------------------------------------|

|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18--------13....14....16....11....---|

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Verse (w/ distortion):

|-------------------------------------------|

|-------------------------------------------|

|-11------------9-----------6------------2--|

|--X------------X-----------X------------X--|

|--9------------7-----------4------------0--|

|-------------------------------------------|4x

 

Pre-Chorus (w/ distortion) :

Gtr. 1

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|-----444444-----777777-----000000000000--------------------------------------------------------|

|-----444444-----777777-----000000000000--------------------------------------------------------|

|-----444444-----777777-----000000000000--------------------------------------------------------|

 

Gtr. 2

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|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|----444444-----777777-----------------------------------------------------------|

|----444444-----777777----------11h12--11h12--12--12-------11h12--11h12--12--12--|

|----444444-----777777-----------------------------------------------------------|2x

 

Chorus (w/ mild distortion):

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|------17-------------------------------17------------------------------------------------------|

|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18--------13....14....13....11....---|

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|------17-------------------------------17------------------------------------------------------|

|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18--------13....14....16....11....---|

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|------17-------------------------------17------------------------------------------------------|

|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18--------13....14....13....11....---|

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|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|------17-------------------------------17---------------------------17....19....21.........----|

|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18-----------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

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|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

Verse:

|-------------------------------------------|

|-------------------------------------------|

|-11-------------9-----------6-----------2--|

|--X-------------X-----------X-----------X--|

|--9-------------7-----------4-----------0--|

|-------------------------------------------|4x

 

Pre-Chorus:

Gtr. 1

|-----------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------|

|-----444444-----777777-----000000000000--|

|-----444444-----777777-----000000000000--|

|-----444444-----777777-----000000000000--|2x

 

Gtr. 2

|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|----444444-----777777-----------------------------------------------------------|

|----444444-----777777----------11h12--11h12--12--12-------11h12--11h12--12--12--|

|----444444-----777777-----------------------------------------------------------|2x

 

Chorus:

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|------17-------------------------------17------------------------------------------------------|

|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18--------13....14....13....11....---|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

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|------17-------------------------------17------------------------------------------------------|

|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18--------13....14....16....11....---|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

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|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|------17-------------------------------17------------------------------------------------------|

|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18--------13....14....13....11....---|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

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|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|------17------------------------------------17----------------------17....19....21.........----|

|-----------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18---------------------------------|

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Bridge: (clean)

"cant be wrong this time..."

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|-...21-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

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|---------------------------------|

|---------------------------------|

|---------------------------------|

|----16.....14.....11...........--|

|---------------------------------|

|---------------------------------|5x

 

Chorus:

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|------17-------------------------------17------------------------------------------------------|

|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18--------13....14....13....11-------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

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|------17-------------------------------17------------------------------------------------------|

|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18--------13....14....16....11....---|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

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|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|------17-------------------------------17------------------------------------------------------|

|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18--------13.....14....13....11....--|

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|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|------17-------------------------------17---------------------------17....19....21.........----|

|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18-----------------------------------|

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|-....21-------------------------------------------------------17------17-----------------------|

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|-----------1818181818--1919191919--1818181818--1919191919--------19------19-----181818-161616--|

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|------17-------------------------------17------------------------------------------------------|

|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18--------13....14....16....11....---|

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|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|------17-------------------------------17---------------------------17....19....21.........----|

|---------16---16h18--18--18---------------16---16h18--18--18-----------------------------------|

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Outro (w/ distortion):

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|-....21-----------------------------------------------------17-------17--------------------------17-|

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|----------1818181818--1919191919--1818181818--1919191919-------19-------19------181818-161616-------|

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please rate...like i said, this may not be the exact way the band plays it but this

pretty close to me..thanks

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