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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)
|---------------------------------------------| > x4
|---------------------------------------------|
|--7-7----7-7---------------------------------|
|--7-7----7-7-6-6--0---0-0-0------------------|
|--5-5----5-5-6-6--0---0-0-0------------------|
|-------------6-6--0---0-0-0-5p3p0-5p3p0-0----|
(First two times, a "phaser" effect is used...)

Riff B (Pre-Verse)

"Caught here in a fiery blaze..."   (00:15)
|-------------------|------------------|
|-------------------|------------------|
|----7~-------------|---7~-------------|
|----7~-6~-5~-3~----|---7~-6~-5~-3~----|
|----5~-6~-5~-3~----|---5~-6~-5~-3~----|
|-------6~-5~-3~----|------6~-5~-3~----|

Riff C (Verse 1)

"I trie-ie-ied to drive all through the night..."                         (00:23)
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|--55555555---------------------------|-55555555-----------------------------|
|----------66666666-00000000000000000-|---------66666666-0000000000000000----|
                    .................                    ................

"No oasis here to see, the sand is singing deathless words to me..."      (00:30)
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|--55555555-----------------444444444-|-55555555-77777777--------------------|
|----------66666666-55555555----------|------------------33333333-22222222---|

Riff D (Chorus)

"Can't you help me as I'm starting to burn?..."               (00:38)
|----------------------------------------------------------------| > x2
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|--7--7--7-7---------------------5--5--5--5----------5-----------|
|--7--7--7-7-0-0--5-5-0-3~---0-0-5--5--5--5-0--3-3-0-5-----------|
|--5--5--5-5-0-0--5-5-0-3~---0-0-3--3--3--3-0--3-3-0-3-5--7-7h8--|
|------------0-0--5-5-0-3~---0-0------------0--3-3-0-------------|
             . .      .      . .            .      .

Riff E (Verse 2) [2x]

"As Ie-ie-ie adjust to my new sights..."
     
(00:53)
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|--55555555---------------------------|-55555555-----------------------------|
|----------66666666-00000000000000000-|---------66666666-0000000000000000----|
                    .................                    ................

"Mental fiction follows me; Show me what it's like to be set free..."     (01:09)
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|--55555555-----------------444444444-|-55555555-77777777--------------------|
|----------66666666-55555555----------|------------------33333333-22222222---|

Riff F (Chorus...again)

"Can't you help me as I'm starting to burn?..."               (01:17)
|----------------------------------------------------------------| > x2
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|--7--7--7-7---------------------5--5--5--5----------5-----------|
|--7--7--7-7-0-0--5-5-0-3~---0-0-5--5--5--5-0--3-3-0-5-----------|
|--5--5--5-5-0-0--5-5-0-3~---0-0-3--3--3--3-0--3-3-0-3-5--7-7h8--|
|------------0-0--5-5-0-3~---0-0------------0--3-3-0-------------|
             . .      .      . .            .      .

Riff G (Clean Part)

"So sorry you're not here..."                                            (01:32)
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---T_T---Sorry-fellas...Haven't-figured-out-THIS-part-yet-:(---------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Riff H (Extended Pre-Verse)

"Caught here in a fiery blaze..."   (02:02)
|-------------------|------------------|
|-------------------|------------------|
|----7~-------------|---7~-------------|
|----7~-6~-5~-3~----|---7~-6~-5~-3~----|
|----5~-6~-5~-3~----|---5~-6~-5~-3~----|
|-------6~-5~-3~----|------6~-5~-3~----|

(Solo Begins here)                  (02:18)
|-------------------|------------------|
|-------------------|------------------|
|----7~-------------|---7~-------------|
|----7~-6~-5~-0x----|---7~-6~-5~-0x----|
|----5~-6~-5~-0x----|---5~-6~-5~-0x----|
|-------6~-5~-0x----|------6~-5~-0x----|

Riff I (While the solo gets CRAZIER...)
                                     (02:26)
|---------------------------------------| > x4
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|--55555555-----------------------------|
|----------66666666-00000000-0h3h4/6666-|
                    ........    

Riff J (The solo is at its CRAZIEST...) 
                                                                            (02:41)
|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------0x--|
|--55555555-----------------444444444-|-55555555-77777777------------------0x--|
|----------66666666-55555555----------|------------------33333333-22222222-0x--|

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

(2:53)
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------5-5-5-5-5~-----------------------------------|
|-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~----------|
|-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~----------|
|-0-0-0-0-0~----5-5-5-5-5~--------------------------------------------------|
  . . . .       . . . .        . . . .       . . . .    . . . .

Riff L (Solo's about to end...I think...=\)
                      (03:08)
|------------------------|-----------------------|
|------------------------|-----------------------|
|------------------------|-----------------------|
|--0~-5-3-2~---5~-9-7-5--|-Haven't-figured-this--| 
|--0~-3-1-0~---5~-7-5-3--|---Out-either...=\-----|
|--0~----------5~--------|-----------------------|
      . .         . .

Riff M (Slightly Modified Verse)

"Sometimes I don't know why...We'd rather live than die..."               (03:16)
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|--55555555---------------------------|-55555555-----------------------------|
|----------66666666-00000000000000000-|---------66666666-0000000000000000----|
                    .................                    ................

|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|--55555555---------------------------|-55555555-----------------------------------------|
|----------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)
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------555555555555555----------------------|
|-0-2-33333333333333--555555555555555-555555555555555-0~---|
|-0-2-33333333333333--333333333333333-555555555555555-0~---|
|-0-2-33333333333333------------------555555555555555-0~---|
(Listen for strumming)
                                                                                              (03:37)
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------555555555555555-33333333333333333333333333-------------------------|
|---------0-2-333333333333333-555555555555555-33333333333333333333333333-22222222222-22222222222-|
|---------0-2-333333333333333-333333333333333-11111111111111111111111111-00000000000-44444444444-|
|-000000000-2-333333333333333--------------------------------------------------------------------|
  ........
(Snare drum   
 again...)

Riff O (Chorus...again)

"Can't you help me as I'm starting to burn?..."               (03:50)
|----------------------------------------------------------------| > x2
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|--7--7--7-7---------------------5--5--5--5----------5-----------|
|--7--7--7-7-0-0--5-5-0-3~---0-0-5--5--5--5-0--3-3-0-5-----------|
|--5--5--5-5-0-0--5-5-0-3~---0-0-3--3--3--3-0--3-3-0-3-5--7-7h8--|
|------------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)
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|--->_<---Haven't-figured-out-THIS-part-:(------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|

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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BasketCase87 80 wrote on August 8 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 wrote on August 8 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 wrote on September 1 2005, 12:00 am

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

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