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   System Of A Down - A.T.W.A Tab    

Song: "Chop Suey!"
Artist: System of A Down
Album: Toxicity
Transcribed By: Bryan Bramlett (bryanmb87@aol.com)

Tuning: Drop D, Down 1 Step (C,G,C,F,A,D)

INTRO: (guitar 1)
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-5-55555-55555-555/7-77777-77777-77-4-44444-44444-442-22222-22222-|
|-7-77777-77777-777/9-99999-99999-99-5-55555-55555-553-33333-33333-|
|-0-00000-00000-000---00000-00000-00-0-00000-00000-000-00000-00000-|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|

INTRO: (guitar 2)
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|-10-7-10-7-10-7-12-9-12-9-12-9-9----9----9----7---7---7---|
|---------------------------------10---10---10---8---8---8-|
|----------------------------------------------------------|

INTRO B: (guitar 2)
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-10-10-1010-10-1010-101010/12-12-1212-12-1212-12129-9-99-9-99-997-|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--------------|
|--------------|
|--------------|
|-7-77-7-77-77-|
|--------------|
|--------------|

INTRO: (guitar 3) (tremolo pick)
|-8trem---10trem---7trem---12trem---12trem---13trem---10trem---13trem-|
|-X--------X-------X--------X--------X--------X--------X--------X-----|
|-5trem----7trem---4trem----9trem----9trem---10trem----7trem---10trem-|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

MAIN RIFF:
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-8-7-8-7-8-7-8-7--7-6-7-6-7-6-7-6--10-9-10-9-10-9-10-9-|
|-8-7-8-7-8-7-8-7--7-6-7-6-7-6-7-6--10-9-10-9-10-9-10-9-|

|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|
|-12-10-12-10-12-10-12-10-|
|-12-10-12-10-12-10-12-10-|

MAIN RIFF B:
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|-7777777766666666999999991212121212121212-|
|-7777777766666666999999991212121212121212-|

VERSE: (play 1st time only)
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|-*8-7*---8-7-8-7-8-7-8-7-7-6---7-6-7-6-7-6-7-6-8-7-|
|-*8-7*---8-7-8-7-8-7-8-7-7-6---7-6-7-6-7-6-7-6-8-7-|

CHORUS: (guitar 1) (no palm mute during second half of second chorus)
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-10----10-------10-12----12-------12-9----9-------9-7---7------7-|
|----12----13-12-------14----15-14------10---12-10-----8---10-8---|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
PM .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .

CHORUS: (guitar 2)
|-8trem---10trem---7trem---12trem-|
|-X--------X-------X--------X-----|
|-5trem----7trem---4trem----9trem-|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|

FILL:
|------------------|
|------------------|
|------------------|
|-8888888888888888-|
|-8888888888888888-|
|-8888888888888888-|

CHORUS 2: (guitar 2)
|-12trem---13trem---10trem---13trem-|
|--X--------X--------X--------X-----|
|--9trem---10trem----7trem---10trem-|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|

INTERLUDE:
|------------------|
|------------------|
|------------------|
|-7---15---10---15-|
|-7---15---10---15-|
|-7---15---10---15-|

OUTRO:
|---------------------|
|---------------------|
|---------------------|
|-15--15--15-15-15--7-|
|-15--15--15-15-15--7-|
|-15--15--15-15-15--7-|