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                        Bat Country - Avenged Sevenfold
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...This is my first, well...SECOND tab I've submitted...(first one got rejected =/)
This is off A7X's new album, City of Evil, and it's called Bat Country. 

Tuning: Drop D (D A D G B E)

* - The time indicates exactly when the riff begins...They are there to be used as a
reference point so that nobody gets lost. (For all you n00bs...no offense.)


[Riff A] 
(Intro)

"He who makes a beast out of himself..."   (00:00)

e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|--7-7----7-7---------------------------------|
D|--7-7----7-7-6-6--0---0-0-0------------------|
A|--5-5----5-5-6-6--0---0-0-0------------------|
E|-------------6-6--0---0-0-0-5p3p0-5p3p0-0----|(x4)

(First two times, a "phaser" effect is used...)

[Riff B] 
(Pre-Verse)

"Caught here in a fiery blaze..."   (00:15)

e|-------------------|------------------|
B|-------------------|------------------|
G|----7~-------------|---7~-------------|
D|----7~-6~-5~-3~----|---7~-6~-5~-3~----|
A|----5~-6~-5~-3~----|---5~-6~-5~-3~----|
E|-------6~-5~-3~----|------6~-5~-3~----|

[Riff C]
(Verse 1)

"I trie-ie-ied to drive all through the night..."                         (00:23)

e|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
A|--55555555---------------------------|-55555555-----------------------------|
E|----------66666666-00000000000000000-|---------66666666-0000000000000000----|
                    .................                    ................

"No oasis here to see, the sand is singing deathless words to me..."      (00:30)

e|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
A|--55555555-----------------444444444-|-55555555-77777777--------------------|
E|----------66666666-55555555----------|------------------33333333-22222222---|

[Riff D] 
(Chorus)

"Can't you help me as I'm starting to burn?..."               (00:38)

e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--7--7--7-7---------------------5--5--5--5----------5-----------|
D|--7--7--7-7-0-0--5-5-0-3~---0-0-5--5--5--5-0--3-3-0-5-----------|
A|--5--5--5-5-0-0--5-5-0-3~---0-0-3--3--3--3-0--3-3-0-3-5--7-7h8--|
E|------------0-0--5-5-0-3~---0-0------------0--3-3-0-------------|(x2)
              . .      .      . .            .      .

[Riff E] (Verse 2) [2x]

"As Ie-ie-ie adjust to my new sights..."
     
(00:53)

e|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------| 
B|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
A|--55555555---------------------------|-55555555-----------------------------|
E|----------66666666-00000000000000000-|---------66666666-0000000000000000----|
                    .................                    ................

"Mental fiction follows me; Show me what it's like to be set free..."     (01:09)

e|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
A|--55555555-----------------444444444-|-55555555-77777777--------------------|
E|----------66666666-55555555----------|------------------33333333-22222222---|

[Riff F] 
(Chorus...again)

"Can't you help me as I'm starting to burn?..."               (01:17)

e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--7--7--7-7---------------------5--5--5--5----------5-----------|
D|--7--7--7-7-0-0--5-5-0-3~---0-0-5--5--5--5-0--3-3-0-5-----------|
A|--5--5--5-5-0-0--5-5-0-3~---0-0-3--3--3--3-0--3-3-0-3-5--7-7h8--|
E|------------0-0--5-5-0-3~---0-0------------0--3-3-0-------------|(x2)
              . .      .      . .            .      .
 
[Riff G] (Clean Part)

"So sorry you're not here..."                                            (01:32)

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---T_T---Sorry-fellas...Haven't-figured-out-THIS-part-yet-:(---------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Riff H] 
(Extended Pre-Verse)

"Caught here in a fiery blaze..."   (02:02)

e|-------------------|------------------|
B|-------------------|------------------|
G|----7~-------------|---7~-------------|
D|----7~-6~-5~-3~----|---7~-6~-5~-3~----|
A|----5~-6~-5~-3~----|---5~-6~-5~-3~----|
E|-------6~-5~-3~----|------6~-5~-3~----|

(Solo Begins here)                  (02:18)

e|-------------------|------------------|
B|-------------------|------------------|
G|----7~-------------|---7~-------------|
D|----7~-6~-5~-0x----|---7~-6~-5~-0x----|
A|----5~-6~-5~-0x----|---5~-6~-5~-0x----|
E|-------6~-5~-0x----|------6~-5~-0x----|

[Riff 1] 
(While the solo gets CRAZIER...)
                                     (02:26)
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------|
A|--55555555-----------------------------|
E|----------66666666-00000000-0h3h4/6666-|(x4)
                    ........    

[Riff J] 
(The solo is at its CRAZIEST...) 
                                                                            (02:41)
e|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------0x--|
A|--55555555-----------------444444444-|-55555555-77777777------------------0x--|
E|----------66666666-55555555----------|------------------33333333-22222222-0x--|

[Riff K]
(Solo continues...) [2x]

(2:53)

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------5-5-5-5-5~-----------------------------------|
D|-0-0-0-0-0~----5-5-5-5-5~-----5-5-5-5-5~----2-2-2-2-2~-2-2-2-2-2~----------|
A|-0-0-0-0-0~----5-5-5-5-5~-----3-3-3-3-3~----0-0-0-0-0~-4-4-4-4-4~----------|
E|-0-0-0-0-0~----5-5-5-5-5~--------------------------------------------------|
   . . . .       . . . .        . . . .       . . . .    . . . .

[Riff L] 
(Solo's about to end...I think...=\)
                      (03:08)

e|------------------------|-----------------------|
B|------------------------|-----------------------|
G|------------------------|-----------------------|
D|--0~-5-3-2~---5~-9-7-5--|-Haven't-figured-this--| 
A|--0~-3-1-0~---5~-7-5-3--|---Out-either...=\-----|
E|--0~----------5~--------|-----------------------|
       . .         . .

[Riff M] 
(Slightly Modified Verse)

"Sometimes I don't know why...We'd rather live than die..."               (03:16)

e|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
A|--55555555---------------------------|-55555555-----------------------------|
E|----------66666666-00000000000000000-|---------66666666-0000000000000000----|
                     .................                    ................

e|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--55555555---------------------------|-55555555-----------------------------------------|
E|----------66666666-00000000000000000-|---------66666666-0000000000000000000000000000000-|
                     .................                    (PM'd...all of it)                       
                                                          [Play really fast, 
                                                         to the sound of the  
                                                           snare drum...]      
                     
[Riff N] 
(...Some random, yet cool, riff)

"I'll make a beast out of myself..."                    (03:30)

e|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------555555555555555----------------------|
D|-0-2-33333333333333--555555555555555-555555555555555-0~---|
A|-0-2-33333333333333--333333333333333-555555555555555-0~---|
E|-0-2-33333333333333------------------555555555555555-0~---|
(Listen for strumming)
                                                                                              (03:37)
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------555555555555555-33333333333333333333333333-------------------------|
D|---------0-2-333333333333333-555555555555555-33333333333333333333333333-22222222222-22222222222-|
A|---------0-2-333333333333333-333333333333333-11111111111111111111111111-00000000000-44444444444-|
E|-000000000-2-333333333333333--------------------------------------------------------------------|
   ........
(Snare drum   
 again...)

[Riff O] 
(Chorus...again)

"Can't you help me as I'm starting to burn?..."               (03:50)

e|----------------------------------------------------------------|(x2)
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--7--7--7-7---------------------5--5--5--5----------5-----------|
D|--7--7--7-7-0-0--5-5-0-3~---0-0-5--5--5--5-0--3-3-0-5-----------|
A|--5--5--5-5-0-0--5-5-0-3~---0-0-3--3--3--3-0--3-3-0-3-5--7-7h8--|
E|------------0-0--5-5-0-3~---0-0------------0--3-3-0-------------|
              . .      .      . .            .      .

Riff P (Clean Part and Outro)

"So sorry you're not here..."                (04:06)


Well that's it...I think it's 99% accurate and it's very well written...er, typed...
Please support the band by buying their new album...
Have fun!...Oh, and here are the lyrics...just for the hell of it...



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| p   Pull-off
| ~   Vibrato
| h   Hammer-on
| .   Staccato
| x   Dead note
| /   Slide up
| PM  Palm mute

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BasketCase87 80 Aug 08, 2005 12:00 AM

"here are the lyrics, just for the hell of it" .......where?
Still, good tab though

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BasketCase87 80 Aug 08, 2005 12:00 AM

"here are the lyrics, just for the hell of it" .......where?
Still, good tab though

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sk8bum353 10 Sep 01, 2005 12:00 AM

"here are the lyrics, just for the hell of it" .......where?
Still, good tab though

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