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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

ARCHITECTURE OF AGGRESSION
As recorded by Megadeth
(From the 1992 Album COUNTDOWN TO EXTINCTION)

Transcribed by /\X/\M
        

Words and Music by Dave Mustaine & Dave Ellefson

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Untitled'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Untitled'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Untitled'

 Intro
  Moderately Slow Q=92
 4/4
  Gtrs I, II
              PM--------------|       PM--|       PM-
  H..       S S     S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|---------------||----------------------------------|
|---------------||o---------------------------------|
|---------------||----------------------------------|
|---------------||----------------------------------|
|---------------||o-------------7-8-7-------4-5-4---|
|-------------0-||--2-0-3-0-2-0-5-6-5-0-2-0-2-3-2-0-|


 -----------|       PM--------------|
                          |-3-| |-3-|
  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|---------------------------------------||
|--------------------------------------o||
|---------------------------------------||
|---------------------------------------||
|-------------7-8-7-----0-2-2----------o||
|-2-0-3-0-2-0-5-6-5-0-2-------5-2-2-0---||


   Verse
    $
    Gtrs I, II
     PM--------|       PM--|       PM---------------|       PM--------------|
                                                                  |-3-| |-3-|
     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 S S
||-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
||o----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
||-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
||-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
||o--------------7-8-7-------4-5-4---|----------------7-8-7-----0-2-2----------|
||---2-0-3-0-2-0-5-6-5-0-2-0-2-3-2-0-|---2--0-3-0-2-0-5-6-5-0-2-------5-2-2-0--|
|
|   Gtr III
|    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
|    W                                  +W
||-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
||o----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
||-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
||--16-------------------------------|-(16)------------------------------------|
||o----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
||-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|


  Gtrs I, II
  PM--------|       PM--|       PM------------|       PM-----------------
                                                            |-3-| |-3-|
  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 S S
|---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------7-8-7-------4-5-4---|-------------7-8-7-----0-2-2---------|
|-2-0-3-0-2-0-5-6-5-0-2-0-2-3-2-0-|-2-0-3-0-2-0-5-6-5-0-2-------5-2-2-0-|


 -----------|       PM--|       PM
  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-------------7-8-7-------4-5-4-----|
|-2-0-3-0-2-0-5-6-5-0-2-0-2-3-2-0---|


  PM--------|       PM----------------------------|       PM--|       PM-
                          |-3-| |-3-|
  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 S S
|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-------------7-8-7-----0-2-2---------|-------------7-8-7-------4-5-4---|
|-2-0-3-0-2-0-5-6-5-0-2-------5-2-2-0-|-2-0-3-0-2-0-5-6-5-0-2-0-2-3-2-0-|


 -----------|       PM--------------|
                          |-3-| |-3-|
  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------||
|-------------7-8-7-----0-2-2---------||
|-2-0-3-0-2-0-5-6-5-0-2-------5-2-2-0-||


 Chorus
  Gtr I
   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
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|------------------------------4-4-|----------------------------------|
|------4-4-----4-4-----4-4-----4-4-|------4-4-----4-4-----4-4---------|
|--------------------------0h2-----|----------------------------2-4---|
|--0h2-----2h3-----3h5-------------|--0h2-----2h3-----3h5-----2-----3-|
|
| Gtr II
|  W                                  W
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-/6-------------------------------|-/7-------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-/4-------------------------------|-/5-------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|


                                                              To Coda
   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
|----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|------4-4-----4-4-----4-------4---|-------4-4-----4-4-----4-4------------|
|--2s4-----4h5-----5h7---7-4h5---5-|-----------------------------2-4------|
|----------------------------------|---0h2-----2h3-----3h5-----2-----3----|
|
|  W                                   W
|----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|-/9-------------------------------|-/11----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|-/7-------------------------------|--/9----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|


  1.
                                           |---3---|
   Q            +E.     +S    S   S  S  S  S  S    S  S  S
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|-18b22========(18)----(18)r(18)s17-16-14-16h17p==16-14-16h|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|
|  S     S S S   S S S   S    S   S  S  S  S    S     S  S
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|--2h====4-x-x---4s5-x---x----5s==7--x--x--4s===5-----x--x-|
|--0h====2-x-x---2s3-x---x----3s==5--x--x--2s===3-----x--x-|


                                                 ~~~
                           |---3---|  |---3---|
   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S    S  S  S    S  E.      S
|----------14----------------------------------------------|
|----------------17-14-18----------------------------------|
|-17-14-16----17----------16h17p==16h17p16p==14------------|
|-----------------------------------------------16------16-|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|
|                                                PM-----|
|  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S    S     S    S     S  S S  S
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|--2h=4--x--x--4s=5--x--x--5s===7-----x----x--------5----5-|
|--0h=2--x--x--2s=3--x--x--3s===5-----x----x-----2----2----|


                                             ~~~~~~~~~~~
   S  S  S  S  S     +S   S  S  S     S      E    Q
|------------------------------------------------------|
|-14----------16b17r(16)-------16b18-------------------|
|-------17----16b18r(16)-------------16pb18r16---14----|
|----16----16------------16-14-------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|
|  S  S  S  S  S      S   S  S  S     S      S S  E E
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------4----|
|--2h=4--x--x--4s=====5---x--x--5s====7------x-x----3\-|
|--0h=2--x--x--2s=====3---x--x--3s====5------x-x-------|


 ~~~~~~
   +S   +E.     Q     H               W
|-----------------------------------|------------------||
|-----------------------------------|-----------------o||
|-(14)-(14)\------------------------|------------------||
|-----------------------------------|------------------||
|-----------------------------------|-----------------o||
|-----------------------------------|------------------||
|
|   E.       S +E  E +S  E. S S S S   S E. +H     Q
|-----------------------------------|------------------||
|-----------------------------------|-----------------o||
|-----------------------------------|-------------x\---||
|-----------------------------------|---4--(4)----x\---||
|---5--------------4-(4)----2---4---|-2-4--(4)--------o||
|------------4-(4)-------3----0---2-|-0-2--(2)---------||


 Riffs
  2.
 7/8
  Gtrs I, II
  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
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----4-------2-----4-------2-|-----4-------2-----4-------2-|
|---------2-4-----------2-4---|---------2-4-----------2-4---|
|-0h2---3-------0h2---3-------|-0h2---3-------0h2---3-------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|


                                                             2/4
  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 S S S S
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|-----------------|
|-----4-------2-----4-------2-|-----4-------2-----4-------2-|-----4-----4-----|
|---------2-4-----------2-4---|---------2-4-----------2-4---|-2s4---4s5-------|
|-0h2---3-------0h2---3-------|-0h2---3-------0h2---3-------|-------------2-0-|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|-----------------|


   4/4
    PM--------|        PM-----------
    S S S S S S E +E   S S S S S S
||---------------------------------|
||o--------------------------------|
||---------------------------------|
||---------------------------------|
||o--------------------5-4-3-------|
||--2-3-2p0-5-7-5-(5)\-------5-2-0-|


 -----------|                PM|
  S S S S S S E +E   S S S S S S  4x E H..         Wx3
|---------------------------------||-------------|--------||
|--------------------8-7-6s5-----o||-------------|--------||
|--------------------7-6-5s4------||-------------|--------||
|--------------------5-4-3s2------||-------------|--------||
|--------------------------------o||-4-----------|--------||
|-2-3-2p0-5-7-5-(5)\---------2-0--||-2-----------|--------||


 Guitar Solo
  Gtr I
   ~~~~~              ~~~~~              ~~~~~              ~~~~~
           |---3---|          |---3---|          |---3---|
   E       S  S    S  E       S  S    S  E       S  S    S  Q
|---------14-----------------14-----------------14---------------------|
|-17b19------17p==14-17b19------17p==14-17b19------17p==14-17b19-------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|
| Gtr II
|  S    S  S    S     S    S  S    S     S    S  S    S     S    S S S
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--2h===4--x----x-----4s===5--x----x-----5s===7--x----x-----4s===5-x-x-|
|--0h===2--x----x-----2s===3--x----x-----3s===5--x----x-----2s===3-x-x-|


                                                       ~~~~~~~
   |---3---|  |---3---|  |---3---|  |---3---|  |---3---|             |---3---|
   S  S    S  S  S    S  S  S    S  S  S    S  S  S    S  +Q         S  S    S
|---------14--------------------14------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-16h17------17p16p==14-16h17------17p16p==14-16h17---14-(14)-------16h17p==14----|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|
|                                                               PM--------|
|  S    S     S    S     S    S     S    S     S    S      S  S S S  S    S
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--2h===4-----x----x-----4s===5-----x----x-----5s===7------x--x---5-------5-------|
|--0h===2-----x----x-----2s===3-----x----x-----3s===5------x--x-2----2------------|


   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|-17----14----16----17----14----16-------14-------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|----16----17----14----16----17----14-11----11-11-|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|
|  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|--2h=4--x--x--4s=5--x--x--5s=7--x--x--4s=5--x--x-|
|--0h=2--x--x--2s=3--x--x--3s=5--x--x--2s=3--x--x-|


                         ~~
   S S  S  S S   +S  S S H
|------12-12---------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|-11s9--9--9s8b9r(8)-6-5-6-------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|
|  S S  S  S S    S  S S S S S S E E
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------4-----|
|--2h4--x--x-4s===5--x-x-5s7-x-x---3\--|
|--0h2--x--x-2s===3--x-x-3s5-x-x-------|


                                                                       PM-------|
   |---3---|  |---3----|  |---3---|  |---3---|  |---3---|              |----3----|
   S  S    S  S  S     S  S  S    S  S  S    S  S  S    S  T  T  T  T  E    E    E
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------13h14--------------14-17h18h19p18-17---18---19---|
|------------13h14-------13h14h==16---------16-14h16---------------------------------|
|-11h13h==14---------h16-------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|
|  S    S     S    S      S    S     S    S     S    S     S     S     S S    S    S
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--2h===4-----x----x------4s===5-----x----x-----5s===7-----x-----x-----4s5----x----x-|
|--0h===2-----x----x------2s===3-----x----x-----3s===5-----x-----x-----2s3----x----x-|


                                                       ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
   |---3---|  |---3---|  |-----------7-----------|
   S  S    S  S  S    S  S  S    S  S    S  S    S  T  E..        +Q
|-19-14----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------17-14--------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------16---14----------------------------16-14---------(14)--------|
|-----------------------16-14--------------14---16---------------------------|
|-------------------------------16-14---16-----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|
|                                                                  PM-----|
|  S    S     S    S     S    S       S       S     S      S S S   S  S S S
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--2h===4-----x----x-----4s===5-------x-------x-----5s=====7-x-x------5---5--|
|--0h===2-----x----x-----2s===3-------x-------x-----3s=====5-x-x---2----2----|


                                                                     ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
   |---3---|  |---3---|  |---3---|  |---3---|  |---3---|  |---3---|
   S  S    S  S  S    S  S  S    S  S  S    S  S  S    S  S  S    S  E    E
|-14------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----14-----------------18-14-----------------17-14-----------------16---19b21====|
|---------17p16p14--------------17p16p14--------------17p16p14--------------------|
|--------------------16--------------------16--------------------16---------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|
|  S    S     S    S     S    S     S    S     S    S     S    S     S S  S     S
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--2h===4-----x----x-----4s===5-----x----x-----5s===7-----x----x-----4s5--x-----x-|
|--0h===2-----x----x-----2s===3-----x----x-----3s===5-----x----x-----2s3--x-----x-|


                                             D.S. al Coda
 ~~~~~~~                                             PM
   +E      S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  E       S    S    E
|------------------------------------------------------------||
|-(19)r---19-18-17-------------------------------------------||
|------------------18-17-16-17-18-18b21---18---16---14-------||
|------------------------------------------------------------||
|------------------------------------------------------------||
|------------------------------------------------------------||
|
|                                          PM------------|
|                                          |--3---|  |-3-|
|   S   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S    S  S S    S  S S S
|------------------------------------------------------------||
|------------------------------------------------------------||
|------------------------------------------------------------||
|------------------------------------------------------------||
|---2h==4--x--x--4s=5--x--x--5s=7--x----x--2-2---------------||
|---0h==2--x--x--2s=3--x--x--3s=5--x----x---------5--2-2-0---||


 Out-Chorus
  &
   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
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|------------------------------4-4-|----------------------------------|
|------4-4-----4-4-----4-4-----4-4-|------4-4-----4-4-----4-4---------|
|--------------------------0h2-----|----------------------------2-4---|
|--0h2-----2h3-----3h5-------------|--0h2-----2h3-----3h5-----2-----3-|
|
|  W                                  W
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-/6-------------------------------|-/7-------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-/4-------------------------------|-/5-------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|


                                   2/4
   S S S S S S S S S S S S  S  E.   +H
|---------------------------------|--------|
|---------------------------------|--------|
|---------------------------------|--------|
|------4-4-----4-4-----4-------3--|-(3)----|
|--2s4-----4h5-----5h7---7--4--5--|-(5)----|
|------------------------------6--|-(6)----|
|
|  H.                      +S  E.   +H
|---------------------------------|--------|
|---------------------------------|--------|
|-/9-----------------------(9)-7--|-(7)----|
|---------------------------------|--------|
|-/7-----------------------(7)-5--|-(5)----|
|---------------------------------|--------|


 4/4
  Gtrs I, II
              PM----|
  E. E. E. E. S S S S   S E. +Q   +E   E Q
|---------------------|---------------------*|
|---------------------|---------------------*|
|-7-----6-------------|---------------------*|
|----6-----5----------|---------------------*|
|-5-----4-----2---4---|-2-4--(4)--(4)\------*|
|----4-----3----0---2-|-0-2--(2)--(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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