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#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##

                                     FOREST
                         As recorded by System Of A Down
                         (From the 2001 Album TOXICITY)

Words by Serj Tankian

Music by Daron Malakian
Transcribed by John Harag

Gtr I (C G C F A D) - 'Distortion'

 Intro
  Q=151
      N.C.
 1/8 4/4
      Gtr I
      PM----------------------------------------------------|
  E   E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   E S S E S S E S S E S S
|---|-------------------------------|--------------------------|
|---|-------------------------------|--------------------------|
|---|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
|---|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|
|---|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--|
|---|-------------------------------|--------------------------|


  PM------------------------------------------------------|
  E S S E S S S S S S S S S S   E S S E S S S S S S S S S S
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|
|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|


  PM------------------------------------------------------|
  E S S E S S S S S S S S S S   E S S E S S S S S S S S S S
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--|
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|


  PM------------------------|
  E S S E S S S S S S S S S S   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------------------|-----------------||
|-----------------------------|-----------------||
|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-||
|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-||
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-||
|-----------------------------|-----------------||


  D5   G#F#D5   G#F#5 D5   G#F#D5   G#F#5
  E. S E E E. S E E   E. S E E E. S E E
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|------6-4------6-4-|------6-4------6-4-|
|-0--0-6-4-0--0-6-4-|-0--0-6-4-0--0-6-4-|


  D5   F#G#D5   F#G#5 D5   F#G#D5   F#G#5
  E. S E E E. S E E   E. S E E E. S E E
|-------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------|--------------------|
|------4-6------4-6-|------4-6------4-6--|
|-0--0-4-6-0--0-4-6-|-0--0-4-6-0--0-4-6--|


  D5    G#F#D5    G#F#5 D5    G#F#D5    G#F#5 D5    F#G#D5    F#G#5
  PM  PM----------------|   PM----------------|   PM----|   PM--|
  S E S E E S E S E E   S E S E E S E S E E   S E S E E S E S E E
|---------------------|---------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------|----------------------|
|-0---0-6-4-0---0-6-4-|-0---0-6-4-0---0-6-4-|-0---0-4-6-0---0-4-6--|
|-0---0-6-4-0---0-6-4-|-0---0-6-4-0---0-6-4-|-0---0-4-6-0---0-4-6--|


                         1st, 2nd Verses
                      $
  D5    F#G#D5    F#G#5   N.C.
  PM  PM----|   PM--------------------------------------|
  S E S E E S E S E E     S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|---------------------||----------------------------------|
|---------------------||o---------------------------------|
|---------------------||------------------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
|---------------------||----------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
|-0---0-4-6-0---0-4-6-||o-5-5-5-5-------------------------|
|-0---0-4-6-0---0-4-6-||----------------------------------|


                                    D5    G#F#D5    G#F#5 D5    G#F#D5    G#F#5
  PM--------------------------------|   PM----------------|   PM------------|
  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S E S E E S E S E E   S E S E E S E S E E
|---------------------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
|-----------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|---------------------|---------------------|
|---------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|---------------------|---------------------|
|-6-6-6-6-------------------------|-0---0-6-4-0---0-6-4-|-0---0-6-4-0---0-6-4-|
|---------------------------------|-0---0-6-4-0---0-6-4-|-0---0-6-4-0---0-6-4-|


  N.C.
  PM--------------------------------------------------------------|
  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-----------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-----------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
|---------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|---------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
|-6-6-6-6-------------------------|-7-7-7-7-------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|


  1.
  D5    F#G#D5    F#G#5 D5    F#G#D5    F#G#5
  PM  PM----|   PM------|   PM----|   PM-------
  S E S E E S E S E E   S E S E E S E S E E
|---------------------|----------------------||
|---------------------|---------------------o||
|---------------------|----------------------||
|---------------------|----------------------||
|-0---0-4-6-0---0-4-6-|-0---0-4-6-0---0-4-6-o||
|-0---0-4-6-0---0-4-6-|-0---0-4-6-0---0-4-6--||


  2.
 -------------------------------|
  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|-----------------9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
|---------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
|-8-8-8-8-------------------------|
|---------------------------------|


  PM------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  S S S S S S S S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------------------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------------------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-----7-------7---|-----8-------8---|
|---------8-8-8-8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-|---5---5---5---5-|---6---6---6---6-|
|-9-9-9-9---------------------------------|-6-------6-------|-7-------7-------|
|-----------------------------------------|-----------------|-----------------|


                                    Chorus
                                     D5         Eb5
  PM------------|
                    |-3--| |-3-|
  E E E E E E E E   Q  Q Q Q Q Q     W          H..       +E
|-----------------|--------------||-----------|----------------|
|-----------------|--------------||o----------|----------------|
|-----9-------9---|--------------||-----------|----------------|
|---7---7---7---7-|--------------||-----------|----------------|
|-8-------8-------|--------------||o-0--------|-1---------(1)S=|
|-----------------|-8-10-8-7-5-4-||--0--------|-1---------(1)S=|


    To Coda
  G5         N.C.             D5   G#F#D5   G#F#5
             |-3--| |-3-|
  W          Q  Q Q Q Q Q  4x E. S E E E. S E E
|----------|---------------||-------------------|
|----------|--------------o||-------------------|
|----------|---------------||-------------------|
|----------|---------------||-------------------|
|-5--------|--------------o||------6-4------6-4-|
|-5--------|-8-10-8-7-5-4--||-0--0-6-4-0--0-6-4-|


                                              D.S. al Coda
  D5   G#F#D5   G#F#5 D5   F#G#D5   F#G#5 D5   F#G#D5   F#G#5
  E. S E E E. S E E   E. S E E E. S E E   E. S E E E. S E E
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------||
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------||
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------||
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------||
|------6-4------6-4-|------4-6------4-6-|------4-6------4-6-||
|-0--0-6-4-0--0-6-4-|-0--0-4-6-0--0-4-6-|-0--0-4-6-0--0-4-6-||


  &
  N.C.                                      D5    G#F#D5    G#F#5
                                            PM----------------|
  |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-| |-3-|
  Q Q Q Q Q Q   Q Q Q Q Q Q   Q Q Q Q Q Q   S E S E E S E S E E
|-------------|-------------|-------------|---------------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|---------------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|---------------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|---------------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-0-0-0-6-4-0-0-0-6-4-|
|-8-8-8-8-7-5-|-8-8-8-8-7-5-|-8-8-8-8-7-5-|-0-0-0-6-4-0-0-0-6-4-|


  D5    G#F#D5    G#F#5 D5    F#G#D5    F#G#5 D5    F#G#D5    F#G#5
  PM------------------------------------------------------------|
  S E S E E S E S E E   S E S E E S E S E E   S E S E E S E S E E
|---------------------|---------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------|----------------------|
|-0-0-0-6-4-0-0-0-6-4-|-0-0-0-4-6-0-0-0-4-6-|-0-0-0-4-6-0-0-0-4-6--|
|-0-0-0-6-4-0-0-0-6-4-|-0-0-0-4-6-0-0-0-4-6-|-0-0-0-4-6-0-0-0-4-6--|


  N.C.                          D5    G#F#D5    G#F#5   N.C.
                                PM----------------|
  |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-| |-3-|                             |-3-| |-3-|
  Q Q Q Q Q Q   Q Q Q Q Q Q     S E S E E S E S E E     Q Q Q Q Q Q
|-------------|-------------||-----------------------||-------------|
|-------------|-------------||o---------------------o||-------------|
|-------------|-------------||-----------------------||-------------|
|-------------|-------------||-----------------------||-------------|
|-------------|-6-6-6-6-5---||o-0-0-0-6-4-0-0-0-6-4-o||-------------|
|-8-8-8-8-7-5-|-----------8-||--0-0-0-6-4-0-0-0-6-4--||-8-8-8-8-7-5-|


                                   D5    G#F#D5    G#F#5   N.C.
                                   PM----------------|
  |-3-|            |-3-| |-3-|                             |-3-| |-3-|
  Q Q Q Q  Q  Q    Q Q Q Q Q Q     S E S E E S E S E E     Q Q Q Q Q Q
|----------------|-------------||-----------------------||-------------|
|----------------|-------------||o---------------------o||-------------|
|----------------|-------------||-----------------------||-------------|
|----------------|-------------||-----------------------||-------------|
|-6-6-6-6--5-----|-8-8-8-8-6-5-||o-0-0-0-6-4-0-0-0-6-4-o||-8-8-8-8-6-5-|
|-------------8--|-------------||--0-0-0-6-4-0-0-0-6-4--||-------------|


    |--3--|  |-3-|     |--3--|  |-3--|
    Q  Q  Q  Q Q Q     Q  Q  Q  Q  Q Q
|------------------|-------------------|
|------------------|-------------------|
|------------------|-------------------|
|------------------|-------------------|
|-/10-10-10-10-8-6-|-/11-11-11-11-10-8-|
|------------------|-------------------|


                         D5
                         PM------------------|
    |--3--|  |--3--|
    Q  Q  Q  Q  Q  Q     S E S E S S S E S e E   4x
|--------------------||--------------------------||
|--------------------||o------------------------o||
|--------------------||--------------------------||
|--------------------||--------------------------||
|-/13-13-13-13-11-10-||o-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----o||
|--------------------||--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----||


 3rd Verse
  N.C.
               PM------------------------------------------------|
  Wx8          E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|------------|-----6-------6---|-----7-------7---|-----8-------8----|
|------------|---4---4---4---4-|---5---5---5---5-|---6---6---6---6--|
|------------|-5-------5-------|-6-------6-------|-7-------7--------|
|------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|


  PM-------------------------------------------------
  E E E E E E E E   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-----------------|---------------------------------|
|-----------------|---------------------------------|
|-----9-------9---|---------6-6-------------6-6-----|
|---7---7---7---7-|-----4-4-----4-4-----4-4-----4-4-|
|-8-------8-------|-5-5-------------5-5-------------|
|-----------------|---------------------------------|


 -------------------------------|
  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|---------7-7-------------7-7------|
|-----5-5-----5-5-----5-5-----5-5--|
|-6-6-------------6-6--------------|
|----------------------------------|


                                                    Chorus
                                                     D5
  PM----|
                                    |-3--| |-3-|
  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   Q  Q Q Q Q Q     W
|---------------------------------|--------------||-------|
|---------------------------------|--------------||o------|
|---------8-8-------------8-8-8-8-|--------------||-------|
|-----6-6-----6-6-----6-6-6-6-6-6-|--------------||-------|
|-7-7-------------7-7-------------|--------------||o-0----|
|---------------------------------|-8-10-8-7-5-4-||--0----|


  Eb5             G5         N.C.                 D5
                                                  PM--------------------|
                             |-3--| |-3-|
  H..       +E    W          Q  Q Q Q Q Q         S E S E S S S E S E S S
|---------------|----------|---------------||-||--------------------------|
|---------------|----------|--------------o||-||o-------------------------|
|---------------|----------|---------------||-||--------------------------|
|---------------|----------|---------------||-||--------------------------|
|-1---------(1)S|=5--------|--------------o||-||o-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
|-1---------(1)S|=5--------|-8-10-8-7-5-4--||-||--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|


  Eb5                       G5
  PM----------------------------------------------|
  S E S E S S S E S E S S   S E S E S S S E S E S S
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|


  N.C.             D5
  |-3--| |-3-|
  Q  Q Q Q Q Q     W
|---------------||------*|
|--------------o||------*|
|---------------||------*|
|---------------||------*|
|--------------o||-0----*|
|-8-10-8-7-5-4--||-0----*|


Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
  - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <>  - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths


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joshtaberguy 0 wrote on July 6 2002, 12:00 am

hey 100% perfect i see u bout the book to

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crazybowlerbob 0 wrote on July 26 2002, 12:00 am

This tab is perfect and so is every other SOAD tab that TGT has tabed cause its all from the book. Good work ;)

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