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----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                             ATWA - System Of A Down
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Tabbed by: Donald Morrison
Email: donaldmorrison7@hotmail.com

Tuning: CGCFAD

/   Slide up
\   Slide down
x   Mute string
PM  Palm mute; dots indicate where to palm mute


First play Riff 1 four times with no distortion for the intro and first verse.


Riff 1:

D |-------------------------|------------------------|
A |-------------------------|------------------------|
F |--------------3----------|-------------2----------|
C |-------------------------|------------------------|
G |-------------------------|------------------------|
C |--5-----------------5----|--3----------------3----|

D |-------------------------|------------------------|
A |-------------------------|------------------------|
F |--------------5----------|-------------7----------|
C |-------------------------|------------------------|
G |-------------------------|------------------------|
C |--7-----------------7----|--8----------------8----|

D |-------------------------|------------------------|
A |-------------------------|------------------------|
F |--------------8----------|-------------7----------|
C |-------------------------|------------------------|
G |-------------------------|------------------------|
C |-10----------------10----|--8----------------8----|

D |-------------------------|------------------------|
A |-------------------------|------------------------|
F |--------------5----------|-------------3----------|
C |-------------------------|------------------------|
G |-------------------------|------------------------|
C |--7-----------------7----|--5----------------5----|


Then play Riff 2 eight times with heavy distortion for the chorus.


Riff 2:

D |-------------------------|
A |-------------------------|
F |-------------------------|
C |--5--5--5--5--5--5--5----|
G |--5--5--5--5--5--5--5----|
C |--5--5--5--5--5--5--5----|

PM   ...................


Then play Riff 1 three times with light distortion for the second verse.


Then play Riff 2 seven times with heavy distortion for the second chorus but
this time finish with Riff 2a.


Riff 2a:

D |-------------------------|
A |-------------------------|
F |-------------------------|
C |--5--5--5--5--5-----6----|
G |--5--5--5--5--5-----6----|
C |--5--5--5--5--5-----6----|

PM   ..........


Then play Riff 3 four times with heavy distortion for the part after the 
chorus.


Riff 3:

D |-------------------------|-------------------------|
A |-------------------------|-------------------------|
F |-------------------------|-------------------------|
C |--5-----------5----------|--5-----------5-----6----|
G |--5-----------5----------|--5-----------5-----6----|
C |--5-----------5----------|--5-----------5-----6----|


Then play Riffs 4 then 5 with distortion for the solo.


Riff 4:

D |-------------------------|-------------------------|
A |-------------------------|-------------------------|
F |-12----------12----12\---|-10----------10----10/---|
C |--x-----------x-----x----|--x-----------x-----x----|
G |-10----------10----10\---|--8-----------8-----8/---|
C |-------------------------|-------------------------|

D |-------------------------|-------------------------|
A |-------------------------|-------------------------|
F |-14----------14----14/---|-15----------15----15/---|
C |--x-----------x-----x----|--x-----------x-----x----|
G |-12----------12----12/---|-13----------13----13/---|
C |-------------------------|-------------------------|

D |-------------------------|-------------------------|
A |-------------------------|-------------------------|
F |-17----------17----17\---|-15----------15----15\---|
C |--x-----------x-----x----|--x-----------x-----x----|
G |-15----------15----15\---|-13----------13----13\---|
C |-------------------------|-------------------------|

D |-------------------------|-------------------------|
A |-------------------------|-------------------------|
F |-14----------14----14\---|-12----------12----12----|
C |--x-----------x-----x----|--x-----------x-----x----|
G |-12----------12----12\---|-10----------10----10----|
C |-------------------------|-------------------------|


Riff 5:

D |-------------------------|-------------------------|
A |-------------------------|-------------------------|
F |-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
C |-------------------------|-------------------------|
G |-------------------------|-------------------------|
C |-------------------------|-------------------------|

D |-------------------------|-------------------------|
A |-------------------------|-------------------------|
F |-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-|
C |-------------------------|-------------------------|
G |-------------------------|-------------------------|
C |-------------------------|-------------------------|

D |-------------------------|-------------------------|
A |-------------------------|-------------------------|
F |-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-|-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-
C |-------------------------|-------------------------|
G |-------------------------|-------------------------|
C |-------------------------|-------------------------|

D |-------------------------|-------------------------|
A |-------------------------|-------------------------|
F |-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
C |-------------------------|-------------------------|
G |-------------------------|-------------------------|
C |-------------------------|-------------------------|


Then play Riff 6 twice with heavy distortion for the third verse.


Riff 6:

D |-------------------------|-------------------------|
A |-------------------------|-------------------------|
F |-------------------------|-------------------------|
C |--5----------------------|--3----------------------|
G |--5----------------------|--3----------------------|
C |--5----------------------|--3----------------------|

D |-------------------------|-------------------------|
A |-------------------------|-------------------------|
F |-------------------------|-------------------------|
C |--7----------------------|--8----------------------|
G |--7----------------------|--8----------------------|
C |--7----------------------|--8----------------------|

D |-------------------------|-------------------------|
A |-------------------------|-------------------------|
F |-------------------------|-------------------------|
C |-10----------------------|--8----------------------|
G |-10----------------------|--8----------------------|
C |-10----------------------|--8----------------------|

D |-------------------------|-------------------------|
A |-------------------------|-------------------------|
F |-------------------------|-------------------------|
C |--7----------------------|--5----------------------|
G |--7----------------------|--5----------------------|
C |--7----------------------|--5----------------------|


Then play Riff 2 seven times, Riff 2a once and Riff 3 three times.  Finish 
with Riff 3a, which is slightly different from Riff 3.


Riff 3a:

D |-------------------------|-------------------------|
A |-------------------------|-------------------------|
F |-------------------------|-------------------------|
C |--5-----------5----------|--5-----------5-----x----|
G |--5-----------5----------|--5-----------5-----x----|
C |--5-----------5----------|--5-----------5-----x----|


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saltsdpepper wrote on June 2 2005, 12:00 am

this is the best tab ive ever seen for atwa

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Chop Suey! wrote on June 9 2005, 12:00 am

i'm planning to re-tab it in the near future, but this time with more detail in the timing, and with the lyrics as well

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Paradox321 wrote on March 26 2006, 07:20 pm

Yeah, the third string intro thing makes it WAY easier then stretching my fingers across like five frets, thanks!

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