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Blood Is Love Tabs (ver.2)

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Blood Is Love Tabs (ver.2)

Queens Of The Stone Age
Rating:
3/5 (3 votes)

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                this is a great song on Lullabies to Paralyze. there's another version of this song on
this site that i did but it sucks, so here's the better tab. this is lyrically the best
song QOTSA has ever done in my opinion

tuning: Standard
E,A,D,G,B,e

Intro solo (light distortion, low tone and reverb)
|-10-12-13-12--10-12--10-12-13-15~--9-9--|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|

Rhythm (low fuzz)
|------------------------------------------------|
|----12-9----------12-9--------11-8------11-8----|
|---------9-------------9-----------9---------9--|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|

 Solo
|-9-10-12-12~-----10-9-10-12-10-9-7-9-10-7~--6-7-9-7-6-7~~---|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|

 Rhythm
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------12-11---------12-11----------10-9--------10-9----|
|-----------------9-------------9-------------9-----------9--|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|

Solo
|------------------9v~------------6-7-9v~------------6-7-9-7-6--|
|-9v-9v~--9-11-12-------8v-8v~--8----------7v-7v~--7------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|

Rhythm
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---12-9-------12-9-----11-8--------11-8------12--------12------|
|--------9----------9--------9-----------9-------11-9------11-9-|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|

Solo
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|-10v-9-10v-9-10v-9-10-9-10-9-10p9h10p9h10p9h10p9h10p9h10p9--|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|

Rhythm
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|---12-----------12-------------12---------------12----------|
|------9-10---------9-10-----------9-10-------------9-10-----|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|

Main Riff
Guitar 1 Heavy Distortion
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------12-12-----------12-12----------------------------------------|
|--12-12----12-12---12-12---12-12-----8--8----11-11------8--8-----11-11--|
|--10-10----10-10---10-10---10-10-----9--9-----9--9------9--9------9--9--|
|-0-----0-0------0-0-----0-0-------0-0-----0-0-----0-0-------0-0---------|

Slide Lead
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|//12~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--------------/11~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|---(4)---(4)---(4)---(4)-------------------------|
|--5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---7-7---5-5---7-7---5-5--|
|--5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---4-4---4-4---4-4---4-4--|
|-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0-----|

|-------------------------------------------------|
|-/12/14/15~~~~~~~~~~~~~\14~~~~~~~~~~~~~~/15/17/--|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|

|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|---(5)---(3)---(5)---(3)-------------------------|
|--5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---2-2---0-0---2-2---0-0--|
|--3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---1-1---1-1---1-1---1-1--|
|-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0-----|

|-------------------------------------------------|
|-\18~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~///\\\11^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------| 
2x no vocals ^^^^^

Verse: 
Guitar I still plays the above rhythm
Guitar II plays for the first bar (only done once in the song)  

                  Saw   You  in  a  Way---------  Beyond--- Figure  
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----7-10^---7--------7-10^----7-------7-10^----7----7-10^----7-----|
|-10------10-------10-------10-------9-------9-----9--------9-------|

Slide
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-8v~~~~~----------------------------7v~~~~~~~~~~----------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

 Out--------     These Lines------ of Life--- Have Been Drawn & Can't Be
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----7-10^---7--------7-10^----7-------7-10^----7----7-10^----7-----|
|-10------10-------10-------10-------9-------9-----9--------9-------|

|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-7v~~~~~~~---------------------------6v~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~----------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

 Removed, Our Eyes is All it Took to Know
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|---7-10^---7----7-10^---7------7-10^---7----7-10^---7--|
|-8-------8----8-------8------6-------6----6-------6----|

|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-5v~~~~~~~~~------------------9v~~~~~~~~~~-------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar II stops for a while
Slide Plays Same Lead as Above

                   Open-- Up Your-- Eyes----          Deep Blue Glassy La--
                   Open-- Up Your Mouth---           & Touch Your Lips to    
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------12-12-----------12-12----------------------------------------|
|--12-12----12-12---12-12---12-12-----8--8----11-11------8--8-----11-11--|
|--10-10----10-10---10-10---10-10-----9--9-----9--9------9--9------9--9--|
|-0-----0-0------0-0-----0-0-------0-0-----0-0-----0-0-------0-0---------|

 --ke,  & Swim Till Water & Sky Now Are One, Out of
  Mine That We May Make a Kiss That Can Pierce Through Death
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|---(4)---(4)---(4)---(4)-------------------------|
|--5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---7-7---5-5---7-7---5-5--|
|--5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---4-4---4-4---4-4---4-4--|
|-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0-----|

 Two----    Oh My Bloodshot Eyes---------  
 & Survive Your Words Have Branded My Mind 
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|---(5)---(3)---(5)---(3)-------------------------|
|--5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---2-2---0-0---2-2---0-0--|
|--3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---1-1---1-1---1-1---1-1--|
|-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0-----|

Interlude

Guitar I
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----9~---9~----8\---8\---11\---11\---11\------/(9)--|
|----7~---7~----6\---6\----9\----9\----9\------/(7)--|
|--0----0-----0----0-----0-----0-----0---------------|

Guitar II (same circus-ish guitar from intro solo)
|---------------------------10-12-12-12-12-10-9--------|
|---12v~--12v/11v~-11v~/14~---------------------9v~~---|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|

|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|---13\---13\---12\---12\---11\---11~---10/---10/--|
|---11\---11\---10\---10\----9\----9~----8/----8/--|
|-------0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0------|

|--------------------------------------------------|
|----9v~-----12-11v~~~-----------------------------|
|---------------------------11v~~-11----10v~~-10---|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|----7~---7~---7/---7///(12)--|
|----5~---5~---5/---5///(10)--|
|--0----0----0----0-----------|

|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|
|---7v~~~~~~~~7~~~~~~~~~~--|
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|


Verse II (slight changes, so pay attention)
Slide is mostly same, a few changes

                   Still I Hold Your Hand                Wrapped as If a  
                   Every Breathe an Art                 The Dignity to Learn
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------12-12-----------12-12----------------------------------------|
|--12-12----12-12---12-12---12-12-----8--8----11-11------8--8-----11-11--|
|--10-10----10-10---10-10---10-10-----9--9-----9--9------9--9------9--9--|
|-0-----0-0------0-0-----0-0-------0-0-----0-0-----0-0-------0-0---------|
  
1.Ring      We of Flesh & Blood       Are Only-- 
2.It  Can Strain and Break Your Heart        Take
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|---(4)---(4)---(4)---(4)-------------------------|
|--5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---7-7---5-5---7-7---5-5--|
|--5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---4-4---4-4---4-4---4-4--|
|-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0-----|

1. Carrying---  It's So Hard To---        Well, You   
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|---(5)---(3)---(5)---(3)---(5)---(3)---(5)---(3)--|
|--5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---|
|--3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---|
|-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0------|
                                              
   Know                 The Seed Waits for the Reaper to Sew
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--2-2---0-0---2-2---0-0---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---2-2---0-0---2-2---0-0-|
|--1-1---1-1---1-1---1-1---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---1-1---1-1---1-1---1-1-|
|-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0----|

Slide
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-3v~~~~------/9/12v~----/9v~----------/12-----/15v~-14-12v~--10-12v~~---|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

2.All------               Your Pieces Home    You 
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|---(5)---(3)---(5)---(3)-------------------------|
|--5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---2-2---0-0---2-2---0-0--|
|--3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---1-1---1-1---1-1---1-1--|
|-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0-----|

Slide
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-5v~~~~------------------10v~~----9v-7v~~--------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|

  Ask---- When-- You're-- Alone--      "What is    
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|---(5)---(3)---(5)---(3)---(5)---(3)---(5)---(3)--|
|--5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---|
|--3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---|
|-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0------|

|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|--9v~~~~~~---------------------------------12v~~-|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|

   Love?"               The Blood----------------------------------- Is 
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------(5)---(3)---(5)---(3)--(5)----(3)---(5)---(3)--|
|--2-2---0-0---2-2---0-0---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---|
|--1-1---1-1---1-1---1-1---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---|
|-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0------|
  
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-15v~~~~--14v~-12v-10v--9v~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   Love
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|--2-2---0-0---2-2---0-0---2-2---0-0---2-2---0-0----|
|--1-1---1-1---1-1---1-1---1-1---1-1---1-1---1-1----|
|-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0----0--|

|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-15v~~-----9v~~~--7v~~---15v~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~----|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse End (slide still ringing out on the A# note)
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-2-0-2-0-2-0--2-0----2--0-----2---0-----2----0------2^~~\\\--|
|----1---1---1-----1-------1---------1----------1-------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|

Outro:

Main riff alone 1x
On 2nd time slide enters

|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------12-12-----------12-12----------------------------------------|
|--12-12----12-12---12-12---12-12-----8--8----11-11------8--8-----11-11--|
|--10-10----10-10---10-10---10-10-----9--9-----9--9------9--9------9--9--|
|-0-----0-0------0-0-----0-0-------0-0-----0-0-----0-0-------0-0---------|

Slide Lead
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|//12~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--------------/11~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|---(4)---(4)---(4)---(4)-------------------------|
|--5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---7-7---5-5---7-7---5-5--|
|--5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---4-4---4-4---4-4---4-4--|
|-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0-----|

|-------------------------------------------------|
|-/12/14/14~~~~~~~~~~~~~\14~~~~~~~~~~~~~~/15/17/--|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|

|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|---(5)---(3)---(5)---(3)-------------------------|
|--5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---2-2---0-0---2-2---0-0--|
|--3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---1-1---1-1---1-1---1-1--|
|-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0-----|

|-------------------------------------------------|
|-\19~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~///\\\11~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------| 

*third time it goes basically the same up until the C note

3.  
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|---(5)---(3)---(5)---(3)---(5)---(3)---(5)---(3)--|
|--5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---|
|--3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---|
|-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0------|

|--14v~--------------------------------12/14~v----|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|

|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|---(5)---(3)---(5)---(3)---(5)---(3)---(5)---(3)--|
|--5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---|
|--3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---|
|-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0------|

|--12v~---17----15---14--13v~---17--15--14--12v~--|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|

|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|---(5)---(3)---(5)---(3)---(5)---(3)---(5)---(3)--|
|--5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---|
|--3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---|
|-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0------|

|--------15--14--12--10---14\--12\--11/-12v~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|

|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|
|---2-2---0-0---2-2---0-0--|
|---1-1---1-1---1-1---1-1--|
|-0------------------------|

well, there it is. pretty good if i do say so myself. the hardest part is distinguishing
which riff goes where, cause since this is a jam song it gets a little confusing to
remembering everything, but listen to it and it will make sense. enjoy
            
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