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Day Of The Baphomets Tab

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----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                  Day of the Baphomets - The Mars Volta
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Tabbed by: tmv91
Email: ggaltney@yahoo.com

Tuning: standard

 Intro
e|------------|
B|------------|
G|------------|
D|------------|
A|-5-5-5--5-5-|
E|------------|

 Main riff
 Gtr. 1
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|-0-10-12-0-10-12-0-12-13-0-12-13-0-12-13-15-|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|

 Gtr. 2 w/ delay
 after first two notes, just kind of slide w/ pick across fretboard
e|-/16-(16)b17-|
B|-------------|
G|-------------|
D|-------------|
A|-------------|
E|-------------|
 
 Continue main riff until 1:42
 Saxophone-
e|-10-11-10-13-15----10-9---------8---10-8-12-10----10-11----11-13-15-9-11-|
B|----------------10------10-10-9---8------------10-------10---------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
 Gtr. 1-
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------7-8----7-6---5----5----7--5/9-7----7-8---8-10-12-6-8-------------|
D|-7-10-7------7-----7----6----5-----------7-----7-------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 Gtr. 2-
e|--------------------------8----10--------------10-11----11-13-15-9-11----|
B|------------------------9----8-----8/12-10--10-------10------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 1:54
 Gtr. 1- continue main riff but palm muted

 Gtr. 2-                The sax plays one part of this but you can play both
e|---------10----------|-10--8--12---------|----|                     
B|-------9----9--------|-10--8--12--11--10-|-11-| the second time just
G|-/7-10--------10-7-7-|-------------8---7-|--8-| end on this
D|---------------------|-------------------|----|
A|---------------------|-------------------|----|
E|---------------------|-------------------|----|

 Once again, play main riff until 3:06, palm muted til 3:59
 Repeat part that was played on 1:42
 Repeat part from 1:54(play twice)
                    x10                                   x2  on third time
e|---------10----------|-10-----10-----10-------------|------|--5----------|
B|-------9----9--------|----9------9------9-----------|-9b10-|--9-b-10-r-9-|
G|-/7-10--------10-7-7-|------7------7------7-10-7-10-|------|-------------|
D|---------------------|------------------------------|------|-------------|
A|---------------------|------------------------------|------|-------------|
E|---------------------|------------------------------|------|-------------|

 Chorus #1                                   x8  Strum these fast  w/ delay
e|-------------------------------------------8-|-16----------17----|-17\-|
B|------------------------------------8-9-10---|-15----------15----|-15\-|
G|---------------------------------10----------|-------------------|-----|
D|----------12-------10------------------------|-------------------|-----|
A|----11-------11-12----12-11-10-8-------------|-------------------|-----|
E|-10----10------------------------------------|-------------------|-----|

 Solo #1-
 Gtr. 1- let notes ring
e|---------0--------|-------------------------|
B|---2--3----3-2-/6-|-6-----6-----6-----6-----|
G|-4----------------|---9-----9-----9-----9---|
D|-4----------------|-----9-----9-----9-----9-|
A|-2----------------|-------------------------|
E|------------------|-------------------------|
 Gtr. 1 continued
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------3-----3-----2-----2-----2-|
G|---6-----6---7-----6-----6-----3-----3-----| Repeat until 5:33 (end on
D|-6---6-----6---------6-----6-----5-----5---| first section^^)
A|-6-----------------------------------------|
E|-4-----------------------------------------|

All you really need to know for the solo is what scale to play on, the beginning, and the ending

 Scale
e|-10-8-7------------------------------------|
B|--------10-8-7-----------------------------|
G|---------------9-7-5-4---------------------|
D|-----------------------7-5-4---------------|
A|-----------------------------7-5-3-2-------|
E|-------------------------------------5-3-2-|

 Beginning           ending
e|------------------|-----------7b10-r-7-|
B|-7----------------|--------------------|
G|-9b11-(11)--~~~-7-|-9b11r9--7----------|
D|------------------|--------------------|
A|------------------|--------------------|
E|------------------|--------------------|

 Chorus #2 (not completely correct but close) play whole thing 4x
                                                                   
e|-------2-------1-----1-------2-----2-----1-----1-----1-----------|
B|---0-------0-----0-----0---0---0-----0-----0-----0-----0---0-----|
G|-1---1---1---1-----1-----1-------1-----1-----1-----1-----1-------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------0-------------|
B|-----0---3-----2-----0-----2-----3-----3-----2-------0---2-------|
G|---1---1---1-----1-----1-----1-----1-----1-----1-------1---------|
D|-3-----------3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3---------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

 6:17
 Gtr. 1
e|-----------|
B|-------8-7-|
G|-9-7-6-----|
D|-----------|
A|-----------|
E|-----------|

 Gtr. 2
e|-----------|
B|-----------|
G|-------5-4-|
D|-7-5-4-----|
A|-----------|
E|-----------|

 Gtr. 1 until 7:08(end on first segment)
e|-----------|-------------|
B|-----------|-------------|
G|-----------|-------------|
D|-----------|-------------|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-|

 Gtr. 2
e|---------------------------3-|
B|---------------------5-3-4---|
G|-7p5p4-----------2-3---------|
D|-------7p5p4-----------------|
A|-------------7---------------|
E|-----------------------------|

 Gtr. 2
                                              x4
e|-------3p0-------3p0-------0h3p0-0h2p0---0h2p0-------------|
B|-0h3h5-----0h3h5-----0h3h5-------------3-------3p2p0-0-----|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|

e|-3-2-------|
B|-----3-2---|
G|---------3-|
D|-----------|
A|-----------|
E|-----------|

 Gtr. 1                             x2
e|-10p0---0-7p0-10p0---0-7p0-10p0-7p0-|
B|------5------------5----------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|
                                       x2
e|-13p0---0-10p0-13p0---0-10p0-13p0-10p0-|
B|------5-------------5------------------|
G|---------------------------------------| continue until 8:43
D|---------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|

 Keyboard
e|-7--5-7---10--12--6-|
B|-5--3-5----8--10--4-|
G|-4--2-4----7---9--3-|
D|--------------------|
A|--------------------|
E|--------------------|

 Gtr. 2- 7:57 (don't know if its chords or just singular notes)
e|-7--5--7---10--12--6--|
B|(5)(3)(5)-(8)-(10)(4)-|
G|(4)(2)(4)-(7)--(9)(3)-|
D|----------------------|
A|----------------------|
E|----------------------|

 Gtr. 2- 8:20 w/ some sort of delay pedal
 the +'s in this just mean speed pick
e|-12~-+++++/22\++++++------10~--22\+++++-----------10~\---12~\+++++-------|
B|----------------------12~----------------12~/----------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------13~------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 Solo #2
 Gtr. 1 rythym
e|-----------|-------------|
B|-----------|-------------|
G|-----------|-------------| continue until about 9:32
D|-----------|-------------|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-|

 Gtr. 2
 Scale
e|-15-13-12----------------------------------------------|
B|----------15-13-12-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------14-12-10-9--------------------------|
D|------------------------------12-10-9------------------|
A|--------------------------------------12-10-8-7--------|
E|------------------------------------------------10-8-7-|

 Gtr. 2- 9:20
e|-------3p0-------3p0-------0h3p0-0h2p0---0h2p0-----------|
B|-0h3h5-----0h3h5-----0h3h5-------------3-------3p2p0-0---|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

 Gtr. 1- 9:34                     
e|-----------------6-7-6---------|
B|--12--11--8--7-8-------8-7-6-5-|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|
 Gtr. 2- 9:34
e|-------------------------------|
B|-----------------4-5-4---------|
G|---9---8--5--4-5-------5-4-3-2-|
D|-------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|

 Gtr. 1-
e|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|------------------------|
D|------------------------|
A|-5------6------7------8-|
E|------------------------|

 Gtr. 2
e|---------------------6-----5-------|
B|---------6-----5-----------------5-|
G|---4---4-----4-----4-----4-----4---|
D|-5---5-----5-----5-----5-----5-----|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|
 
e|---------------------7-----6-------|
B|---------7-----6-----------------6-|
G|---5---5-----5-----5-----5-----5---|
D|-6---6-----6-----6-----6-----6-----|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|
 
e|---------------------8-----7-------|---------------------9-----8---------|
B|---------8-----7-----------------7-|---------9-----8-----------------8---|
G|---6---6-----6-----6-----6-----6---|---7---7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----|
D|-7---7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----|-8---8-----8-----8-----8-----8-------|
A|-----------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|-------------------------------------|

 Either gtr- til 10:40
e|--------------|
B|--------------|
G|--------------|
D|--------------|
A|--------------|
E|-7-7-7--7-7-5-|

Rest til 11:01

Last chorus-play 4 times                 *-played differently each time
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------6-5-----------------6-----------6-5---------------------|
G|---4-7-4-----7-6-4---4-6-4-7---4---7-6(7)----7-6-4---4-----------|
D|-4-----------------7-------------------------------7---5-4-7-5---|
A|---------------------------------4----(4)----------------------4-|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------5-------------------------------------3-----------------|
G|-----4-6---4-4---4-------7-4-----------0-1-4-1---4-1-4-0-1-------|
D|---------------6---5-6---------3---0-3---------------------0-3-0-|
A|-----------------------5---------2-------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
 ending-slight delay strum fast
                        x4
e|-13----------14----------|
B|-12----------12----------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-------------------------|
E|-------------------------|

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


| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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overdrivedreams wrote on August 14 2008, 05:31 pm

this is a well done tab. accurate almost in entirety. good job tabbing this difficult song, not just any guitarist can tab a volta song.

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