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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                             Bat Country - Avenged Sevenfold
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Tabbed by: [travis]




***December 28, 2009: R.I.P. Jimmy "The R.E.V." Sullivan. You will be missed.









*This is the official tab for Bat Country. The solo is not included in this tab,
but check out the other tab I put up on this site labeled "Bat Country," where
it is only the complete solo tab.


Tuning: Distorted Guitars= D A D G B E (low to high) [Guitars 1 and 2]
        Acoustic Guitars= E A D G B E  (low to high) [Guitars 3 and 4]
        Electric Guitars= E A D G B E  (low to high) [Guitars 5 and 6]
        Clean Guitars= E A D G B E (low to high) [Guitar 7]

Legend:
...=palm-muted
b= bend
[ ]= note the bend should sound like.
x= muted string
/\= slides
h= hammer on
p= pull-off
*=pinch harmonic
nh= harmonic
w= push the wammy bar down and up in a fast motion.
dv= dive with wammy bar slow.
db= dive bomb fast.
pw= pull the wammy bar up slow.
~~= vibrato.

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Intro:

Guitar 1:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-12nh-(pw)--------------------------(12)~~~~~~-----------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Guitar 2:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-7-7---7-7-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-7-7---7-7-6-6--6-0---0----0-----------------------------------------------| 
A|-5-5---5-5-6-6--6-0---0----0--5-3-5-6-5-3-0--------------------------------|
D|-----------6-6--6-0---0----0--5-3-5-6-5-3-0--------------------------------|
+Play 
with little distortion.+
+Then 
1 joins in, and play it 2 more
times 
heavy distortion.

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Verse:

Guitars 1 and 2:
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|-7-----------------7----------------------------|
D|-7--6---5----3-----7--6---5---3-----------------|
A|-5--6---5----3-----5--6---5---3-----------------|
D|----6---5----3--------6---5---3-----------------|

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Verse 2:

Guitars 1 and 2:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-55555555--------------------------55555555--------------------------------|
D|---------66666666-0000000000000000---------66666666-0000000000000000-------|
                    ................                  ................

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Verse 3:

Guitars 1 and 2:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-55555555-----------------44444444-55555555-77777777-----------------------|
D|---------66666666-55555555--------------------------33333333-22222222------|

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Pre-Chorus:

Guitars 1 and 2:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-7---7---7-7------------------------5--5--5--5--x-----------5--------------|
D|-7---7---7-7-------5-5-----3--------5--5--5--5--x--3--3-----5----0--2-3/---|
A|-5---5---5-5--0-0--5-5--0--3--------3--3--3--3--x--3--3--0--3----0---------|
D|--------------0-0--5-5--0--3---0-0-----------------3--3--0-----------------|
                . .       .      . .                       .
+Play this 
in all.+
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Guitars 1 and 2 play "Verse 2" Twice, then they play "Verse 3" once.

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Guitars 1 and 2 play "Pre Chorus" twice.

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Chorus 1:

Guitar 3 (Acoustic):
"So sorry You're not here...I've been sane too long my..."
e|-1-------1-----------3------------------0--------------0------------------|
B|--3-------3--------0-----0------------3---3---------3----------1-----1----|
G|---2-------2-----2------------------0-------0-----1------0--------4----2--|
D|----3-----------------------------2------------0--------------------------|
A|---------------------------0-2--3--------------2-----------0-2------------|
E|---------------3----------------------------------------------------------|


Guitar 4 (Acoustic):
Play this with Guitar 3:

     Dm               G                  C               E7                Am
e|-1-1-1-1--1--x-x--3-3-3-3--3--x-x--0-0-0-0--0--x-x--0-0-0-0--0--x-x--0-0-0-0--0--x-x--|
B|-3-3-3-3--3--x-x--0-0-0-0--0--x-x--1-1-1-1--1--x-x--0-0-0-0--0--x-x--1-1-1-1--1--x-x--|
G|-2-2-2-2--2--x-x--0-0-0-0--0--x-x--0-0-0-0--0--x-x--1-1-1-1--1--x-x--2-2-2-2--2--x-x--|
D|-0-0-0-0--0--x-x--0-0-0-0--0--x-x--2-2-2-2--2--x-x--0-0-0-0--0--x-x--2-2-2-2--2--x-x--|
A|-x-x-x-x--x--x-x--2-2-2-2--2--x-x--3-3-3-3--3--x-x--2-2-2-2--2--x-x--0-0-0-0--0--x-x--|
E|-x-x-x-x--x--x-x--3-3-3-3--3--x-x--x-x-x-x--x--x-x--0-0-0-0--0--x-x--x-x-x-x--x--x-x--|

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Chorus 2:

Guitar 3 (Acoustic):
"...vision's so unclear...(Oo)..."
e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----1-----1---0--------1--------------1--------------------|
G|-------4--------------0-----0----------0--------------------|
D|---2---------2------3----------3-------3--------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-3----------------1---------------1-------------------------|


Guitar 4 (Acoustic):
Play this with Guitar 3:
       G                         F
e|-3-3-3-3--3--x-x--1-1-1-1--1--1-1--1-1-1-1--1--x-x-------|
B|-0-0-0-0--0--x-x--1-1-1-1--1--1-1--1-1-1-1--1--x-x-------|
G|-0-0-0-0--0--x-x--2-2-2-2--2--2-2--2-2-2-2--2--x-x-------|
D|-0-0-0-0--0--x-x--3-3-3-3--3--3-3--3-3-3-3--3--x-x-------|
A|-2-2-2-2--2--x-x--3-3-3-3--3--3-3--3-3-3-3--3--x-x-------|
E|-3-3-3-3--3--x-x--1-1-1-1--1--1-1--1-1-1-1--1--x-x-------|

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Chorus 3:

Guitar 3 (Acoustic):
"Now,... take a trip with me,... but don't..."
e|-1-----1--------------3------------------0---------------0--------|
B|---3------3---------0----0-------------3--------------3-----------|
G|------------------2------------------0-----0--------1------1p0----|
D|-----3-------3---------------------2---------2----0---------------|
A|---------------------------0--2--3--------------2-----------------|
E|---------------3--------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 4 plays his part from Chorus 1 and Chorus 2.

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Chorus 4:

Guitar 3 (Acoustic):
"...be surprised when things aren't what they seem...."
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----1----1--------1----1----1-------1------1----------1---------|
G|-------4-------------4---------0-------0------0--------0---------|
D|---2--------2----2--------2------3-------3------3------3---------|
A|-0---------------------------------3-------3------3--------------|
E|---------------3-------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 4 is still finishing the riffs from Chorus 1 and 2, on this part.

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Guitars 1 and 2 are going to play "Verse 1" twice now.
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Guitars do soloing, and dueling.
(Check my other tab for the complete solos and duelings, on this site.)

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
After Solos:

Guitars 1 and 2:
"Sometimes I don't know why we'd rather live than die. We look up t'wards the sky for..."
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
A|-55555555------------------------55555555-------------------------55555555---------
D|---------66666666-000000000000000--------66666666-0000000000000000--------66666666-
                    ...............                                  ................
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
------------------|
------------------|
------------------|
------------------|
------------------|
0000000000000000--|

Guitars 1 and 2:
"...want your absolution, 'cause I can't make it right..."
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|+The (18) 
that you
D|------------------------(18)-----------0--2--------------------------------| play the 
18 times.
A|-55555555------------------------------0--2--------------------------------|
D|---------66666666-000000000000000000---0--2--------------------------------|
                    ..................
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Guitars 1 and 2:
"I'll make a beast out of myself..."
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------5--5--5-5-5-5-5--5-5---------------|
D|-3--3---3-3---3-3-3-3--3-3--5--5--5-5-5-5-5--5-5---5-----------|
A|-3--3---3-3---3-3-3-3--3-3--3--3--3-3-3-3-3--3-3---5-----------|
D|-3--3---3-3---3-3-3-3--3-3-------------------------5-----------|

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Guitars 1 and 2:
"Yeah............Gets rid of...."
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-(5)-5--5-5--5-5-5-5--5-0--------------------2--3-3--3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-----|
A|-(5)-5--5-5--5-5-5-5--5-0--------------------2--3-3--3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-----|
D|-(5)-5--5-5--5-5-5-5--5-0-------0-0-0-0-0-0--2--3-3--3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-----|
                                  ...........

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Guitars 1 and 2:
"...all the pain of bein' a...."
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-5-5--5-5--5-5-5-5--5-5\3-3--3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---------|
D|-5-5--5-5--5-5-5-5--5-5\3-3--3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---------|
A|-3-3--3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3\1-1--1-1--1-1-1-1--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Guitars 1 and 2:
"....man__________________________"
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-2-2--2-2--2-2-2-2---2-2---2-2---2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2--------------------------|
D|-2-2--2-2--2-2-2-2---2-2---2-2---2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2--------------------------|
A|-0-0--0-0--0-0-0-0---0-0---4-4---4-4--4-4-4-4-4-4--------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Guitars 1 and 2 play the "Pre-Chorus" twice.

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Out Chorus:

Guitar 3 (acoustic):
"So sorry you're not here..."
e|-------1------------3----------------|
B|-----3---3--------0------0-----------|
G|---2-------2----2------4-------------|
D|-0-----------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------3-----------------------|

Guitar 4 (acoustic) is going to play  Chorus 1 and 2 one time, and play both of them again.
Guitar 4 is playing them over Guitar 3.

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Out Chorus 1A:

Guitar 3:
".............I've been sane too long, my...."
e|---------0----------------0--------------------------|
B|-------3---3----------3-----------------1-------1----|
G|-----0-------0-----1---------1p0-----------4---------|
D|---2------------0--------------------2-------------2-|
A|-3--------------2------------------0-----------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|


Guitar 3:
"..vision's so unclear.......(oooo....)..."
e|-------------------------------------1------------------|
B|------1------1--------------1-------------1------1------|
G|---------4---------------0------0------------0-----0----|
D|---2------------2-----3-----------3---------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|-3-----------------1------------------------------------|


Guitar 3:
"Now....take a trip with me.......but don't...."
e|-1--------1---------------3-----------0--------------0------|
B|---3--------3-------0---------------3---3---------3---------|
G|-----2--------2-------2p0---------0-------0-----1-------1p0-|
D|-------0--------3----------------------------0--------------|
A|----------------------------0-2-3------------2--------------|
E|------------------3-----------------------------------------|

Guitar 3:
"be surprised when things aren't what they seem...."
e|--------------------------------------------------1-------1------|
B|------1-----1---------1------1-----------1----------------1------|
G|---------4---------------4-------------0-----0-------0h2-------0-|
D|---2-----------2----2----------2-----3---------3-----------------|
A|-0---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------3---------------1------------------------------|

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Guitar 3 is going to play "Out Chorus," and "Out Chorus 1a" one more time while the 
distortion comes in:
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Outro 1a:

Guitar 5:
"I've.......known it from the start......all these...:
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------6----------------6---------------5------------------------|
G|-----7------7---7-4----4-7---7-4-------4-7---7-4-----------4-----4/-|
D|---7---7------7------5-----------7-5-------------5-5---7\6---6-7----|
A|-8-----------------------------------7---------------8--------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
   . .   .

Guitar 6:
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------7--------------7-------------4-5-4----------------------|
D|-----7----7---7-5---5-9---9-5-------5-------5-----------6---4-6/-|
A|-5-8---8----8-----5-----------8-7-------------7-7-5-8\7---7------|
E|----------------------------------8------------------------------|
   . .   .

Guitar 4:
       Dm               G                C              E7
e|-1-1-1-1h1-1--1--3--3-3-3h3--3-3--0-0-0-0h0-0--0--0-0-0-0h0--0-0--|
B|-3-3-3-3h3-3--3--0--0-0-0h0--0-0--1-1-1-1h1-1--1--0-0-0-0h0--0-0--|
G|-2-2-2-2h2-2--2--0--0-0-0h0--0-0--0-0-0-0h0-0--0--1-1-1-1h1--1-1--|
D|-0-0-0-0h0-0--0--0--0-0-0h0--0-0--2-2-2-2h2-2--2--0-0-0-0h0--0-0--|
A|-x-x-x-x-x-x--x--2--2-2-2h2--2-2--3-3-3-3h3-3--3--2-2-2-2h2--2-2--|
E|-x-x-x-x-x-x--x--3--3-3-3h3--3-3--x-x-x-x-x-x--x--0-0-0-0h0--0-0--|

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Outro 1b:

Guitar 5:
"...good ideas will tear your brain apart......(oooooo___)..."
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-/5----5----------------4---4/5-----------------------------------------|
D|----7----7----------5-----5-----7---------------7p\5--5p\3---3-2-2-3h/5-|
A|-----7-----7------5---5-------------------------------------------------|
E|------8------8--7-------------------------------------------------------|
                  . .

Guitar 6:
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-/7-----7----------------5---5-7----------------3--2--2-----------------|
A|---7------7----------5-----5-----3----------------------5--5--3--3-5h/7-|
E|----8-5-----8-5--3-7---7------------------------------------------------|
                   . .   .

Guitar 4:
      Am                G                 F
e|-0-0-0-0h0--0--0---3-3-3-3h3-3--3---1-1-1-1h1--1-1-1~-------------------|
B|-1-1-1-1h1--1--1---0-0-0-0h0-0--0---1-1-1-1h1--1-1-1~-------------------|
G|-2-2-2-2h2--2--2---0-0-0-0h0-0--0---2-2-2-2h2--2-2-2~-------------------|
D|-2-2-2-2h2--2--2---0-0-0-0h0-0--0---3-3-3-3h3--3-3-3~-------------------|
A|-0-0-0-0h0--0--0---2-2-2-2h2-2--2---3-3-3-3h3--3-3-3~-------------------|
E|-x-x-x-x-x--x--x---3-3-3-3h3-3--3---1-1-1-1h1--1-1-1~-------------------|

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Outro 1c:

"Scared... but you can follow me.....I'm too....."

+Guitar 4 plays the riff in "Outro 1a." one more time.
+Guitar 5 and 6 play their riff from "Outro 1a," one more time.

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Outro 1d:

Guitar 5:
"....weird to live but much too rare to die......"
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-/5-------5----------------4----4/5----2~~~~~~~--|
D|----7-------7----------5-----5---------3~~~~~~~--|
A|------7-------7------5---5-------------3~~~~~~~--|
E|--------8-------8--7-------------------3~~~~~~~--|
                     . .   .

Guitar 6:
e|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-/7-------7-----------------5----5--7--3~~~~~~---(3)feedback--|
A|----7-------7----------5------5-------------------------------|
E|------8-5-----8-5--3-7---7------------------------------------|
                     . .   .
Guitar 4:
       Am                  G                  F
e|-0-0-0-0h0--0--x-x----3-3-3-3h-3~-----------1~~~~------|
B|-1-1-1-1h1--1--x-x----0-0-0-0h-0~-----------1~~~~------|
G|-2-2-2-2h2--2--x-x----0-0-0-0h-0~-----------2~~~~------|
D|-2-2-2-2h2--2--x-x----0-0-0-0h-0~-----------3~~~~------|
A|-0-0-0-0h0--0--x-x----2-2-2-2h-2~-----------3~~~~------|
E|-x-x-x-x-x--x--x-x----3-3-3-3h-3~-----------1~~~~------|

Guitar 7:
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|-----1----1----------1--------1---------1----|
G|-------4----------------4---------------0----|
D|---2--------2-----2--------------2------3----|
A|-0-------------------------------------------|
E|----------------3----------------------------|

*There you have it. Make sure to check out the solo tab for this song on this site, that 
posted. Enjoy it.*
Oh, and please rate it.

            
            
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Ka$h 40 Jan 11, 2007 04:35 PM

good tab but why leave a message saying check my other tab for the solo? if this is the bat country tab it would be nice to have the whole song here ya no?

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mark69 53 Jun 08, 2007 01:55 PM

yeah, where the ****s the solo, its like the best part of the song, ok tab, but you need the solo dude...

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not-human00 52 Jul 02, 2007 11:04 AM

could you clean it up a bit

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