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Words and Music by System of a Down
Transcribed by John Harag

Gtr I (C G C F A D) - '-'
Tempo: 121 (4/4)

[Intro]
    Gtr I
     PM----------------------------|
     S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S  5x S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
D||-----------------------------------||---------------------------------||
A||o---------------------------------o||---------------------------------||
F||-----------------------------------||---------------------------------||
C||-----------------------------------||---------------------------------||
G||o---------------------------------o||---------------------------------||
C||--3-2-0-2-3-2-0-2-3-2-0-2-3-2-0-2--||-3-2-0-2-3-2-0-2-3-2-0-2-3-2-0-2-||

                                       PM------|
     S E E S E S E E S E  3x S E E S E S S S S q
D||-----------------------||----------------------||
A||o---------------------o||----------------------||
F||-----------------------||----------------------||
C||--3-2-2-2-2-7-6-6-6-6--||-3-2-2-2-2------------||
G||o-3-2-2-2-2-7-6-6-6-6-o||-3-2-2-2-2-7-6-6-6-6--||
C||--3-2-2-2-2-7-6-6-6-6--||-3-2-2-2-2-7-6-6-6-6--||

[Verse]
   PM------------------------|
   S S S S S S S S S S S S e E   E E E E  E E E E
D|-----------------------------|------------------|
A|-----------------------------|------------------|
F|-----------------------------|------------------|
C|-----------------------------|------------------|
G|-3-2-0-2-3-2-0-2-3-2-0-2-3-2-|-7-8-7-5----------|
C|-3-2-0-2-3-2-0-2-3-2-0-2-3-2-|---------10-9-7-6-|

  PM------------------------|
                                         |-3-|
   S S S S S S S S S S S S e E   E E E E S S S E E E
D|-----------------------------|---------------------|
A|-----------------------------|---------------------|
F|-----------------------------|---------------------|
C|-----------------------------|-----6-7-6h7p6-------|
G|-3-2-0-2-3-2-0-2-3-2-0-2-3-2-|-7-8-----------8-7-5-|
C|-3-2-0-2-3-2-0-2-3-2-0-2-3-2-|---------------------|

   PM------------------------|
   S S S S S S S S S S S S e E   E E E E  E E E E
D|-----------------------------|------------------|
A|-----------------------------|------------------|
F|-----------------------------|------------------|
C|-----------------------------|------------------|
G|-3-2-0-2-3-2-0-2-3-2-0-2-3-2-|-7-8-7-5----------|
C|-3-2-0-2-3-2-0-2-3-2-0-2-3-2-|---------10-9-7-6-|

   PM------------------------|
                                         |-3-|
   S S S S S S S S S S S S e E   E E E E S S S E E E   E E  E E  E E E E
D|-----------------------------|---------------------|--------------------||
A|-----------------------------|---------------------|--------------------||
F|-----------------------------|---------------------|--------------------||
C|-----------------------------|-----6-7-6h7p6-------|--------------------||
G|-3-2-0-2-3-2-0-2-3-2-0-2-3-2-|-7-8-----------8-7-8-|-7-5----------------||
C|-3-2-0-2-3-2-0-2-3-2-0-2-3-2-|---------------------|-----10-9-10-9-7-6--||

[Chorus]
                                           PM------|
     S S S E S E S S S E S E  3x S E E S E S S S S q
D||---------------------------||----------------------||
A||o-------------------------o||----------------------||
F||---------------------------||----------------------||
C||--3-2-2-2-2-2-7-6-6-6-6-6--||-2-2-2-2-2-2S6-6-6-6--||
G||o-3-2-2-2-2-2-7-6-6-6-6-6-o||-2-2-2-2-2-2S6-6-6-6--||
C||--3-2-2-2-2-2-7-6-6-6-6-6--||-2-2-2-2-2-2S6-6-6-6--||

   [Chorus]                     [Interlude]
     S S S E S E S S S E S E  8x S S E Q  S S E Q    S S E Q  S S E Q
D||---------------------------||-------------------|-------------------|
A||o-------------------------o||-------------------|-------------------|
F||---------------------------||-------------------|-------------------|
C||--2-2-2-2-2-2S6-6-6-6-6-6--||-2-2------2-2------|-2-2------2-2------|
G||o-2-2-2-2-2-2S6-6-6-6-6-6-o||-2-2------2-2------|-2-2------2-2------|
C||--2-2-2-2-2-2S6-6-6-6-6-6--||-2-2------2-2------|-2-2------2-2------|

                                         PM------|
   S S E S S E S S E S S E   S S E S S E S S S S S S E
D|-------------------------|---------------------------||
A|-------------------------|---------------------------||
F|-------------------------|---------------------------||
C|-2-2---2-2---2-2---2-2---|-2-2---2-2-----------------||
G|-2-2---2-2---2-2---2-2---|-2-2---2-2---6-6-6-6-6-----||
C|-2-2---2-2---2-2---2-2---|-2-2---2-2---6-6-6-6-6-----||

   [Bridge]                                  [Outro]
     PM-------------|                          PM----------------------|
     E E E E  E E E E  5x E E E E  E E E E     S S S S S S S S S S S S e E  4x
D||--------------------||------------------||-------------------------------||
A||o------------------o||------------------||o-----------------------------o||
F||--------------------||------------------||-------------------------------||
C||--------------------||------------------||-------------------------------||
G||o-7-8-7-5----------o||-7-8-7-5----------||o-3-2-0-2-3-2-0-2-3-2-0-2-3-2-o||
C||----------10-9-7-6--||---------10-9-7-6-||--3-2-0-2-3-2-0-2-3-2-0-2-3-2--||

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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slipknot_133 10 Feb 27, 2002 07:00 PM

dude fuckin rock man, you have it all perfect and shit. this is the best tab i have ever seen dude

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TGT 230 Mar 18, 2002 07:00 PM

Alright, woh the hell gave me a freaking 1!?

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HatchetFL 50 Apr 15, 2002 08:00 PM

heheh at least they gave you something....LOL good tab man...im still trying to get this live video to download so i can see exactly where he plays the circus sounding riff...Ive been playing it low on teh neck...yours is tabbed higher....both sound the same just depends on his actual finger placement!

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