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Song: Call of the Ktulu
Band: Metallica
Album: Ride the Lightning
Tabbed by:


Intro: Play Each Bar Twice, Repeat Twice:
E---5---------5---|---6---------6---|---8----------8---|---5---------5-----
B-------6-------6-|-------6-------6-|-------8--------8-|-------6-------6--
G-----7-----7-----|-----7-----9-----|-----9------9-----|-----7-----7-------
D-0-------7-------|-0-------8-------|-0-------10-------|-0-------7--------
A-------------------|------------------|--------------------|-----------------
---
E-------------------|------------------|--------------------|-----------------
---

On second repeat of the above drop the last bar and play this:
E-5----|
B-------|
G-0----|
D-------|
A-------|
E-------|

Repeat this twice:
Riff A:
E---------0-------|---------0---------
B-------0---0----|-------0---0------
G-----5------5---|-----5-------5----
D---7-------------|---7-----------7--
A-0------------7-|-6-----------------
E------------------|-------------------

Then repeat Riff B twice and then go to Riff A then Riff B then
repeat....

Riff B (this is then played with pm and distortion):
E-------1-|-------1-|-------1-|-------5--
B-----3---|-----3---|-----3---|-----3----
G---2-----|---3-----|---4-----|---5------
D-0-------|-0-------|-0-------|-0--------
A----------|----------|---------|-----------
E----------|----------|---------|-----------

This is the main riff:
Play this twice, then this twice and so on...
E--------------------------------
B--------------------------------
G-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-
D---------------9-----------9/11-
D-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
A-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6-7-7/9--
E-5-5-5-5-5-5-5------------------

E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------
D-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------
A-2---------0-2-3-3-----------0-2-3-4------------0-2-3-5------------5-3----
E-0-0-0-0-----------1-1-1-1------------2-2-2-2------------3-3-3-3-------3-

E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------
D-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------
A-2----------0-2-3-3----------0-2-3-4-----------2-5-6-5------------2-5-6-
E-0-0-0-0------------1-1-1-1----------2-2-2-2------------3-3-3-3----------

The lead to this song is very long and extensive.