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Chop Suey Tab

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Chop Suey 
Toxicity 
Written by Daron Malankian
and System of a down
tabbed by Tim Lindberg
CGCFAD TUNING
this is a great song
(down a step and drop D)
This tab is pretty much 100%

intro clean 
struming
(suppose to be done on 12 string)

|D|------------------------------------------------------------|
|A|------------------------------------------------------------|
|F|---555555555555\777777777777\444444444444\222222222222------|
|C|---777777777777\999999999999\555555555555\333333333333------|
|G|---000000000000-000000000000-000000000000-000000000000------|
|C|------------------------------------------------------------|

intro
distorted
|D|------------------------------------------------------------|
|A|------------------------------------------------------------|
|F|---5-5-5--7-7-7--4-4-4--2-2-2-------------------------------|
|C|----7-7-7--9-9-9--5-5-5--3-3-3------------------------------|
|G|------------------------------------------------------------|
|C|------------------------------------------------------------|
 p.m. ______ ______ ______ ______

intro
|D|-8--8--8--8--8--8-10-10-10-10-10-10-7-7-7-7-7-7-12-12-12-12-12-12|
|A|10-10-10-10-10-10-12-12-12-12-12-12-9-9-9-9-9-9-14-14-14-14-14-14|
|F|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|C|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|C|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

main riff
full distortion 2x's
|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|C|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|
|G|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|
|C|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|

main riff part 2
full distortion 2x's
|D|------------------------------------------------------------|
|A|------------------------------------------------------------|
|F|------------------------------------------------------------|
|C|-------7777777766666666999999991212121212121212-------------|
|G|-------7777777766666666999999991212121212121212-------------|
|C|-------7777777766666666999999991212121212121212-------------|

verse1
|D|------------------------------------------------------------|
|A|------------------------------------------------------------|
|F|------------------------------------------------------------|
|C|--87-87878787-76-76767676-87-87878787-76--------------------|
|G|--87-87878787-76-76767676-87-87878787-76--------------------|
|C|--87-87878787-76-76767676-87-87878787-76--------------------|

verse1 part 2
|D|------------------------------------------------------------|
|A|------------------------------------------------------------|
|F|--5-5-------5-7-7-------7-4-4-------5-2-2-------2-----------|
|C|------7---7-------9---9-------5---5-------3---3-------------|
|G|--------7-----------9-----------5-----------3---------------|
|C|------------------------------------------------------------|

verse1 part 2 part 2
|D|-8--8--8--8--8--8-10-10-10-10-10-10-7-7-7-7-7-7-12-12-12-12-12-12|
|A|10-10-10-10-10-10-12-12-12-12-12-12-9-9-9-9-9-9-14-14-14-14-14-14|
|F|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|C|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|C|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

main riff again 
full distortion 2x's
|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|C|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|
|G|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|
|C|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|

main riff part 2 again
full distortion 2x's
|D|------------------------------------------------------------|
|A|------------------------------------------------------------|
|F|------------------------------------------------------------|
|C|-------7777777766666666999999991212121212121212-------------|
|G|-------7777777766666666999999991212121212121212-------------|
|C|-------7777777766666666999999991212121212121212-------------|

verse2
|D|------------------------------------------------------------|
|A|------------------------------------------------------------|
|F|------------------------------------------------------------|
|C|--87-87878787-76-76767676-87-87878787-76--------------------|
|G|--87-87878787-76-76767676-87-87878787-76--------------------|
|C|--87-87878787-76-76767676-87-87878787-76--------------------|

verse2 part 2
|D|------------------------------------------------------------|
|A|------------------------------------------------------------|
|F|--5-5-------5-7-7-------7-4-4-------5-2-2-------2-----------|
|C|------7---7-------9---9-------5---5-------3---3-------------|
|G|--------7-----------9-----------5-----------3---------------|
|C|------------------------------------------------------------|

verse2 part 2 part 2
|D|-8--8--8--8--8--8-10-10-10-10-10-10-7-7-7-7-7-7-12-12-12-12-12-12|
|A|10-10-10-10-10-10-12-12-12-12-12-12-9-9-9-9-9-9-14-14-14-14-14-14|
|F|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|C|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|C|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

breakdown
play really fast
|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|C|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|
|G|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|
|C|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|

second part of a breakdown
(father, father, father, father)
|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|C|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|
|G|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|
|C|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|
pm _______________ _______________ ___________________ _______________________

third part of breakdown
(i commend my spirit)
full distortion 2x's
|D|------------------------------------------------------------|
|A|------------------------------------------------------------|
|F|------------------------------------------------------------|
|C|-------7777777766666666999999991212121212121212-------------|
|G|-------7777777766666666999999991212121212121212-------------|
|C|-------7777777766666666999999991212121212121212-------------|

ending 
(forsaken me)
|D|------------------------------------------------------------|
|A|------------------------------------------------------------|
|F|------------------------------------------------------------|
|C|-----7-----3-----10-----3-----7-----3-----10-----3----------|
|G|-----7-----3-----10-----3-----7-----3-----10-----3----------|
|C|-----7-----3-----10-----3-----7-----3-----10-----3----------|

endding verse
|D|------------------------------------------------------------|
|A|------------------------------------------------------------|
|F|------------------------------------------------------------|
|C|-7--7--7--7---3--3--3--3---10-10-10-10----3--3--3--3--------|
|G|-7--7--7--7---3--3--3--3---10-10-10-10----3--3--3--3--------|
|C|-7--7--7--7---3--3--3--3---10-10-10-10----3--3--3--3--------|

last verse \ outro
|D|------------------------------------------------------------|
|A|------------------------------------------------------------|
|F|------------------------------------------------------------|
|C|-7--7--7--7---3--3--3--3---10-10-10-10----3-3-3-3-3---2-----|
|G|-7--7--7--7---3--3--3--3---10-10-10-10----3-3-3-3-3---2-~---|
|C|-7--7--7--7---3--3--3--3---10-10-10-10----3-3-3-3-3---2-----|

no comments because this is aout 99 or 100 percent correct and the intro is on a twelve string
watch the limited edition video or read Guitar World and youll know
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Flea1586 wrote on February 15 2002, 12:00 am

I will add my comment. It maybe 99 or 100% but is it necessary out of all the other tabs there are for this song?

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hersheybar255 wrote on November 20 2005, 07:42 pm

dude, awesome tabs for an awesome tabber! thank god u were born! now i wont fail guitar class, lol, not that im bad but i didnt have a good song to do. System of a down is pretty hard, but youre tabs made it way easy for me!theyre accurate and easy too read, and its done on an easy song! once again thx and u should deserve more comments

-Hershey Bar

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catness wrote on November 26 2005, 02:07 am

*cough* these are not chords...it's what you call tabs *cough* *cough*

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