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                         ARCHITECTURE OF AGGRESSION
                                 Megadeth
               (From The 1992 Album Countdown To Extinction)

Transcribed by Jonathan Casper (confinedforever)

Gtr 1 - Tuning Standard - (E A D G B E)



Intro
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|---------------7-8-7--------4-5-4-|
E|-0-2-0-3-0-2-0-5-6-5--0-2-0-2-3-2-|
   * * * * * * *        * * * 
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|---------------7-8-7--------3-2---------|
E|-0-2-0-3-0-2-0-5-6-5--0-2-0-----5-3-2-0-|
   * * * * * * *        * * * * * * * * *
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|-------------7-8-7--------4-5-4-|
E|-2-0-3-0-2-0-5-6-5--0-2-0-2-3-2-|
   * * * * * *        * * *
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|---------------7-8-7--------3-2---------|
E|-0-2-0-3-0-2-0-5-6-5--0-2-0-----5-3-2-0-|
   * * * * * * *        * * * * * * * * *


Riff 1
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|-------------7-8-7--------4-5-4-|
E|-2-0-3-0-2-0-5-6-5--0-2-0-2-3-2-|
   * * * * * *        * * *
    "Born from the dark..."
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|---------------7-8-7--------3-2---------|
E|-0-2-0-3-0-2-0-5-6-5--0-2-0-----5-3-2-0-|
   * * * * * * *        * * * * * * * * *
    "...black cloak..."


Riff 2
Guitar 1 (Let all notes ring)
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-----4-4-----4-4-----4-4-----4-4-|
A|-------------------------0h2-----|
E|-0h2-----2h3-----3h5-------------|
   "Great nations built..."
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-----4-4-----4-4-----4-4-4-------|
A|---------------------------2-4-4-|
E|-0h2-----2h3-----3h5-------------|
   "...dead with mud..."
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-----4-4-----4-4-0h2-4-4-----4-4-|
A|-2/4-----4h5-------------4h5-----|
E|---------------------------------|
   "...sweat you know..."
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-----4-4-----4-4-----4-4-4-------|
A|---------------------------2-4-4-|
E|-0h2-----2h3-----3h5-------------|
   "...praise your architecture..."

Guitar 2
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-4/6----------------6/7--|
D|-------------------------|
A|-2/4----------------4/5--|
E|-------------------------|

e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-7/9---------------9/11--|
D|-------------------------|
A|-5/7---------------7/-9--|
E|-------------------------|



Riff 3 (Solo Rhythm)
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-0h4-x-x-4/5-x-x-5/7-x-x-4/5-x-x-|
E|-0h2-x-x-2/3-x-x-3/5-x-x-2/3-x-x-|

e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-0h4-x-x-4/5-x-x-5/7-x-x-4-5-4-5-|
E|-0h2-x-x-2/3-x-x-3/5-x-x-2-3-2-3-|
                           * * * * 
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|------------------------------|
A|-0h4-x-x-4/5-x-x-5/7-x-x-9----|
E|-0h2-x-x-2/3-x-x-3/5-x-x---8\-|


Solo (Friedman)
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-slow bend---------------------------|
G|-18b22r18\17-16-14-16h17p16-14-16h17-|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------|
B|-------19----17-14-18------------------------|
G|-14-16----17----------16h17p16h17p16p14------|
D|----------------------------------------16~~-|
A|---------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------16b17r16-------16b18------------------|
G|----18----17----16b18r16-------------[16]18r16-14~~~\-|
D|-16----16----16----------16-14------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|

End Solo


Riff 3a
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-5-----4-----2---4-----4-----------|
E|----4-----3----0---2-0-2--------X\-|
               * * * * * 
    "Praise your..."


Play Riff 1  "Ensuing power vacuum..."
Play Riff 2  "Great nations built..."



Riff 4                        x4
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----4-------2-----4-------2-|
D|---------2-4-----------2-4---|
A|-0h2---3-------0h2---3-------|
E|-----------------------------|

e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-----------------|
D|-----4-----4-----|
A|-2/4---4/5-------|
E|-------------2-0-|
               * * 

Riff 5
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|------------------------------|
A|------------------5-4-3-------|
E|-2-3-2--5-6-5\----------0-2-0-|
   * * *  * *       * * * * * * 
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-----------------7-6-5\--------|
D|-----------------5-4-3\--------|
A|-------------------------------|
E|-2-3-2--5-6-5\-----------0-2-0-|
   * * *  * *              * * * 

Final time
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|-----------------7-6-5\----------|
D|-----------------5-4-3\----------|
A|-------------------------------4-|
E|-2-3-2--5-6-5\-----------0-2-0-2-|
   * * *  * *              * * * 


Riff 6 (Solo Rhythm)
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-0h4-x-x-4/5-x-x-5/7-x-x-4/5-x-x-|
E|-0h2-x-x-2/3-x-x-3/5-x-x-2/3-x-x-|

e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-0h4-x-x-4/5-x-x-5/7-x-x-4-5-4-5-|
E|-0h2-x-x-2/3-x-x-3/5-x-x-2-3-2-3-|
                           * * * * 
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-0h4-x-x-4/5-x-x-5/7-x-x-4/5-x-x-|
E|-0h2-x-x-2/3-x-x-3/5-x-x-2/3-x-x-|

e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|------------------------------|
A|-0h4-x-x-4/5-x-x-5/7-x-x-9----|
E|-0h2-x-x-2/3-x-x-3/5-x-x---8\-|

e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-0h4-x-x-4/5-x-x-5/7-x-x-4/5-x-x-|
E|-0h2-x-x-2/3-x-x-3/5-x-x-2/3-x-x-|

e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-0h4-x-x-4/5-x-x-5/7-x-x-4-5-4-5-|
E|-0h2-x-x-2/3-x-x-3/5-x-x-2-3-2-3-|
                           * * * * 
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-0h4-x-x-4/5-x-x-5/7-x-x-4/5-x-x-|
E|-0h2-x-x-2/3-x-x-3/5-x-x-2/3-x-x-|

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-0h4-x-x-4/5-x-x-5/7-x-x-3-2---------|
E|-0h2-x-x-2/3-x-x-3/5-x-x-----5-3-2-0-|
                           * * * * * * 


Solo (Friedman)
e|---------14--------------14-------17b19--14--------------|
B|-17b19~-----17p14-17b19~----17p14-----------17p14-17b19~-|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------14----------------17---------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|-16h17----17p16p14-16h17----17p16p14-16h17-14~~-|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------17----14----16----17----14----16-|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|-16h17p16p14----16----17----14----16----17----|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

e|-------14---------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|-14\11----11-11-11\9--9-9-8b9r8-----------|
D|--------------------------------11-10-11~-|
A|------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------12-13h14p13p12---|
G|---------11-13h14p13p11--11h13h14--------------14-|
D|-11h13h14--------------14-------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

e|---------12-13h14p13p12--12-13-14-|
B|-12h13h14--------------14---------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|

e|-19-14-------------------------------------|
B|------17-14--------------------------------|
G|-----------16-14------------------16p14~~~-|
D|----------------16-14--------14h16---------|
A|---------------------16-14h16--------------|
E|-------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-19p14-----------18p14-----------17p14------------16-19b22~~-|
G|------17p16p14--------17p16p14---------17p16p14--------------|
D|--------------16--------------16---------------16------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|-19-18-17------------------------------------------|
G|----------18-17-16-17-18-18b21----18--16-----------|
D|------------------------------------------19^-16~~-|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

End Solo


Play Riff 1  "Born from the dark..."


Riff 2a (Let all notes ring)
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-----4-4-----4-4-----4-4-----4-4-|
A|-------------------------0h2-----|
E|-0h2-----2h3-----3h5-------------|
   "Great nations built..."
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-----4-4-----4-4-----4-4-4-------|
A|---------------------------2-4-4-|
E|-0h2-----2h3-----3h5-------------|
   "...dead with mud..."
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-----4-4-----4-4-0h2-4-4-----4-4-|
A|-2/4-----4h5-------------4h5-----|
E|---------------------------------|
   "...sweat you know..."
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-----4-4-----4-4-----4-4-4-------|
A|---------------------------2-4-4-|
E|-0h2-----2h3-----3h5-------------|
   "...praise your architecture..."
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-----4-4-----4-4-----4-4-----4-4-|
A|-------------------------0h2-----|
E|-0h2-----2h3-----3h5-------------|
   "Great nations built..."
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-----4-4-----4-4-----4-4-4-------|
A|---------------------------2-4-4-|
E|-0h2-----2h3-----3h5-------------|
   "...dead with mud..."
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|-----4-4-----4-4-0h2-4-4------|
A|-2/4-----4h5-------------4-5--|
E|---------------------------6--|
   "...sweat you know..."


Guitar 2
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-4/6----------------6/7--|
D|-------------------------|
A|-2/4----------------4/5--|
E|-------------------------|

e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-7/9---------------9/11--|
D|-------------------------|
A|-5/7---------------7/-9--|
E|-------------------------|

e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-4/6----------------6/7--|
D|-------------------------|
A|-2/4----------------4/5--|
E|-------------------------|


Ending:
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-5-----4-----2---4-----4----(4)\-|
E|----4-----3----0---2-0-2----(2)\-|
               * * * * * 
    "Praise your architecture of aggression."



Notation:

10^        = bend a quarter step.
10b11      = bend a half step.
10b12      = bend a full step.
10b12r10   = bend and release.
[10]12     = pre-bend.
[10]12r10  = pre-bend and release.
{14}       = pick the 14th fret while holding the most 
             previous bend.
<17>       = touch the string above the 17th fret while 
             previous note(s) is(are) still ringing.

10b13*     = tremolo bar bend, from the 10th fret to the 13th fret.
7d4*       = tremolo bar dive, from the 7th fret to the 4th fret. 
12~*       = tremolo bar vibrato.

x   =  mute with fret-hand
*   =  palm mute
X\\ =  pick slide
h   =  hammer-on
p   =  pull-off
~   =  vibrato
t   =  finger tap
/   =  slide up
\   =  slide down
h.  =  natural harmonics
a   =  artificial harmonics
(9) =  ghost note
tm  =  trem picking
tr  =  trill

            
            
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Moses L. 30 Jul 08, 2007 10:01 AM

Great tabs, man. The solos were at least 95% correct. Thanks.

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Moses L. 30 Jul 08, 2007 10:01 AM

And as were every other part of the song. hehe

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