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This is the tab for Architecture of Aggression
As recored by: Megadeth
Off the Album: Countdown to Countdown to Extinction
Tabbed by: John Mercer
E-Mail:spacenumber6@hotmail.com
This tab is complete, the whole song!
The timing is not be exact,
but it's the best I could do.
The solo timing is nowhere near exact,
listein to cd to get it.

Architecture of Aggression


Intro (play 2 times)

                  A BbA       F#GF#                 A BbA

  Pm-------------       Pm----     Pm---------------     Pm-----------------

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

Verse


              A BbA       F#GF#                 A BbA

  Born from the dark      in the black   cloak of night           To

  Pm-------------   Pm----      Pm-------------       Pm---------------

e---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
A-------------7-8-7-------4-5-4---|-------------7-8-7-----0-2-2-0-------|
E-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---------2-2-0-|


              A BbA       F#GF#                 A BbA

  envelope it's prey below     deliver to the light          To     e-

  Pm-------------   Pm----      Pm-------------       Pm---------------

e---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
A-------------7-8-7-------4-5-4---|-------------7-8-7-----0-2-2-0-------|
E-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---------2-2-0-|

              A BbA       F#GF#                 A BbA

  liminate   your enemy           hit them in their sleep  and when

  Pm-------------   Pm----      Pm-------------       Pm---------------

e---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
A-------------7-8-7-------4-5-4---|-------------7-8-7-----0-2-2-0-------|
E-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---------2-2-0-|


              A BbA       F#GF#                 A BbA

  all is won and lost  the spoils of war are yours to keep     Ow!

  Pm-------------   Pm----      Pm-------------       Pm---------------

e---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
A-------------7-8-7-------4-5-4---|-------------7-8-7-----0-2-2-0-------|
E-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---------2-2-0-|


Chorus

  Great nations built from the bones of the dead with mud and straw blood and

e-------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------4-4--|----------------------------------------|
D-----4-4------4-4------4-4------4-4--|------4-4------4-4------4-4-------------|
A----------------------------0h2------|---------------------------------2-4----|
E-0h2------2h3------3h5---------------|--0h2------2h3------3h5--------2-----3--|

  sweat, you know your worth when your enemies praise you architecture of aggression

e--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
D-----4-4------4-4------4---------4----|-----4-4------4-4------4-4------------------|
A-2/4------4h5------5h7----7--4h5---5--|--------------------------------2--4--------|
E--------------------------------------|-0h2------2h3------3h5-------2--------3-----|


  E F#       F#G          A          G

e-----------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------|
G-18b------------17-16-14-16h17p16-14-16h-|
D-----------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------|
                                          |
                                          |
                                          |
e-----------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------|
G-----------------------------------------|
D-----------------------------------------|
A-2h4--x--x--4/5--x--x--5/7--x--x--4/5----|
E-0h2--x--x--2/3--x--x--3/5--x--x--2/3----|


  E F#        G          A

e----------14----------------------------------------|
B----------------17-14-18----------------------------|
G-17-14-16----17----------16h17p16h17p16p14----------|
D-------------------------------------------16----16-|
A----------------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------|
                                                     |
                                  Pm---------        |
                                                     |
e----------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------------------------|
A-2/4--x--x--4/5--x--x--5/7--x--x-----5-----5--------|
E-0/2--x--x--2/3--x--x--3/5--x--x--2-----2-----------|


  E F#         G          A

e----------------------------------------|
B-14----------16b--------16b-------------|
G-------17----16b-------------16b--14----|
D----16----16------16-14-----------------|
A----------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------|
                                         |
                                         |
                                         |
e----------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------4-----|
A-2h4--x--x--4/5--x--x--5/7--x--x-----3\-|
E-0h2--x--x--2/3--x--x--3/5--x--x--------|


 E  F#

 Praise your Architecture of aggression  Ah!

e-----------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------|
G---(14)\---------------------------------------|
D-----------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------|
                                                |
                                          Pick  |
                                          slide |
e-----------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------------x\--|
D-----------------------------------4-------x\--|
A-5--------4-------2------4------2--4-----------|
E-----4--------3------0------2---0--2-----------|


Second Verse


              A BbA       F#GF#                 A BbA

  Ensuing power vacuum         as a toppled leader dies            His

  Pm-------------   Pm----      Pm-------------       Pm---------------

e---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
A-------------7-8-7-------4-5-4---|-------------7-8-7-----0-2-2-0-------|
E-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---------2-2-0-|


              A BbA       F#GF#                 A BbA

  body fuels the power fire     and the flames rise to the sky      One

  Pm-------------   Pm----      Pm-------------       Pm---------------

e---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
A-------------7-8-7-------4-5-4---|-------------7-8-7-----0-2-2-0-------|
E-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---------2-2-0-|

              A BbA       F#GF#                 A BbA

  side of his face a kiss       the other genocide                 Time

  Pm-------------   Pm----      Pm-------------       Pm---------------

e---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
A-------------7-8-7-------4-5-4---|-------------7-8-7-----0-2-2-0-------|
E-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---------2-2-0-|


              A BbA       F#GF#                 A BbA

  to pay with your ass          a world wide suicide

  Pm-------------   Pm----      Pm-------------       Pm---------------

e---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
A-------------7-8-7-------4-5-4---|-------------7-8-7-----0-2-2-0-------|
E-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---------2-2-0-|


Chorus

  Great nations built from the bones of the dead with mud and straw blood and

e-------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------4-4--|----------------------------------------|
D-----4-4------4-4------4-4------4-4--|------4-4------4-4------4-4-------------|
A----------------------------0h2------|---------------------------------2-4----|
E-0h2------2h3------3h5---------------|--0h2------2h3------3h5--------2-----3--|


  sweat, you know your worth when your enemies praise you architecture of aggression

e--------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
D-----4-4------4-4------4---------4----|-----4-4------4-4------4-4-------------------|
A-2/4------4h5------5h7----7--4h5---5--|--------------------------------2--4---------|
E--------------------------------------|-0h2------2h3------3h5-------2--------3------|

Part after the 2nd Chorus


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

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

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


Interlude: (play 4 times)

                                                        G F#F E

   Pm---------        Pm---------   Pm--------                   Pm-

e---------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B*--------------------------------|---------------------8-7-6\5------*|
G---------------------------------|---------------------7-6-5\4-------|
D---------------------------------|---------------------5-4-3\2-------|
A*--------------------5-4-3-------|----------------------------------*|
E--2-3-2p0-5-7-5-(5)\-------5-2-0-|-2-3-2p0-5-7-5-(5)\-----------2-0--|


  F#

         Bass and Drums only
           (someone speaking something here)
e----|--------------------------------------------|
B----|--------------------------------------------|
G----|--------------------------------------------|
D----|--------------------------------------------|
A-4--|--------------------------------------------|
E-2--|--------------------------------------------|


Solo:

  E F#       F#G          A          G

e-----14------------14-------17b-14-----------|
B-17b----17p14-17b----17p14---------17p14-17b-|
G---------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------|
A---------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------|
                                              |
                                              |
                                              |
e---------------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------|
A-2h4--x--x--4/5--x--x--5/7--x--x--4/5--------|
E-0h2--x--x--2/3--x--x--3/5--x--x--2/3--------|


   E F#        G          A

e-------14----------------14---------------------------------|
B------------------------------------------------------------|
G--16h17----17p16p14-16h17----17p16p14-16h17-14-14--16h17p14-|
D------------------------------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                             |
                                   Pm---------               |
                                                             |
e------------------------------------------------------------|
B------------------------------------------------------------|
G------------------------------------------------------------|
D------------------------------------------------------------|
A--2/4--x--x--4/5--x--x--5/7--x--x-----5-----5---------------|
E--0/2--x--x--2/3--x--x--3/5--x--x--2-----2------------------|

  E F#       F#G          A          G
e-17----14----16----17----14----16-------14-------|
B-------------------------------------------------|
G----16----17----14----16----17----14-11----11-11-|
D-------------------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------|
                                                  |
                                                  |
                                                  |
e-------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------------------|
D-------------------------------------------------|
A-2h4--x--x--4/5--x--x--5/7--x--x--4/5------------|
E-0h2--x--x--2/3--x--x--3/5--x--x--2/3------------|


  E F#        G          A

e------12-12-----------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------|
G-11\9-9--9\8b--6-5-6~~~~----------------------------|
D----------------------------------------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------|
                                                     |
                                                     |
                                                     |
e----------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------4-----------------|
A-2/4--x--x--4/5--x--x--5/7--x--x-----3\-------------|
E-0/2--x--x--2/3--x--x--3/5--x--x--------------------|


  E F#       F#G          A          G

e-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------13h14----------14-17h18h19p18-17-18-19-|
G----------13h14----13h14h16-------16-14h16-------------------------|
D-11h13h14-------16-------------------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                                    |
                                                                    |
                                                                    |
e-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-2h4--x--x--4/5--x--x--5/7--x--x--4/5------------------------------|
E-0h2--x--x--2/3--x--x--3/5--x--x--2/3------------------------------|


  E F#         G          A


E-19-14----------------------------------------|
B-------17-14----------------------------------|
G-------------16-14----------------------16-14-|
D-------------------16-14----------14-16-------|
A-------------------------16-14-16-------------|
E----------------------------------------------|
                                               |
                                  Pm---------  |
                                               |
e----------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------------------|
A-2/4--x--x--4/5--x--x--5/7--x--x-----5-----5--|
E-0/2--x--x--2/3--x--x--3/5--x--x--2-----2-----|


  E F#       F#G          A          G

e-14-----------------------------------------------------------|
B----14-------------18-14-------------17-14-------------16-19b-|
G-------17p16p14----------17p16p14----------17p16p14-----------|
D----------------16----------------16----------------16--------|
A--------------------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                               |
                                                               |
                                                               |
e--------------------------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------------------------------------|
D--------------------------------------------------------------|
A-2h4--x--x--4/5--x--x--5/7--x--x--4/5-------------------------|
E-0h2--x--x--2/3--x--x--3/5--x--x--2/3-------------------------|


  E F#         G          A


E----------------------------------------------|
B-19-18-17-------------------------------------|
G----------18-17-16-17-18-18b------18-16-14----|
D----------------------------------------------|
A----------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------|
                                               |
                                  Pm---------  |
                                               |
e----------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------------------|
A-2/4--x--x--4/5--x--x--5/7--x--x--2-2-0-------|
E-0/2--x--x--2/3--x--x--3/5--x--x--------2-2-0-|


Third Verse

 A BbA       F#GF#                 A BbA

  Born from the dark      in the black   cloak of night           To

  Pm-------------   Pm----      Pm-------------       Pm---------------

e---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
A-------------7-8-7-------4-5-4---|-------------7-8-7-----0-2-2-0-------|
E-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---------2-2-0-|


              A BbA       F#GF#                 A BbA

  envelope it's prey below     deliver to the light          To     e-

  Pm-------------   Pm----      Pm-------------       Pm---------------

e---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
A-------------7-8-7-------4-5-4---|-------------7-8-7-----0-2-2-0-------|
E-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---------2-2-0-|

              A BbA       F#GF#                 A BbA

  liminate   your enemy           hit them in their sleep  and when

  Pm-------------   Pm----      Pm-------------       Pm---------------

e---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
A-------------7-8-7-------4-5-4---|-------------7-8-7-----0-2-2-0-------|
E-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---------2-2-0-|


              A BbA       F#GF#                 A BbA

  all is won and lost  the spoils of war are yours to keep

  Pm-------------   Pm----      Pm-------------       Pm---------------

e---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
A-------------7-8-7-------4-5-4---|-------------7-8-7-----0-2-2-0-------|
E-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---------2-2-0-|


Outro Chorus

  Great nations built from the bones of the dead with mud and straw blood and

e-------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------4-4--|----------------------------------------|
D-----4-4------4-4------4-4------4-4--|------4-4------4-4------4-4-------------|
A----------------------------0h2------|---------------------------------2-4----|
E-0h2------2h3------3h5---------------|--0h2------2h3------3h5--------2-----3--|

  sweat, you know your worth when your enemies praise you architecture of aggression

e--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
D-----4-4------4-4------4---------4----|-----4-4------4-4------4-4------------------|
A-2/4------4h5------5h7----7--4h5---5--|--------------------------------2--4--------|
E--------------------------------------|-0h2------2h3------3h5-------2--------3-----|

  Great nations built from the bones of the dead with mud and straw blood and

e-------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------4-4--|----------------------------------------|
D-----4-4------4-4------4-4------4-4--|------4-4------4-4------4-4-------------|
A----------------------------0h2------|---------------------------------2-4----|
E-0h2------2h3------3h5---------------|--0h2------2h3------3h5--------2-----3--|


                                       Bb

  sweat, you know your worth when your enemies____________

e---------------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B---------------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G---------------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D------4-4-------4-4-------4--------------3---|--------------------------------|
A-2/4-------4h5-------5h7-----7---4-------5---|--------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------6---|--------------------------------|


                               E  F#

 Praise your Architecture of aggression

                   Pm---------

e-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-7--------6------------------------------------------------------------|
D----6---------5--------------------------------------------------------|
A-5--------4-------2------4-----2--4--------(4)\------------------------|
E----4---------3------0------2--0--2--------(2)\------------------------|
                                                                        |
                   Pm---------                                          |
                                                                        |
e-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-7--------6------------------------------------------------------------|
D-----6--------5--------------------------------------------------------|
A-5--------4-------2------4------2--4--------(4)\-----------------------|
E-----4--------3------0------2---0--2--------(2)\-----------------------|


Symbols used in this tab:

Pm: Palm Mute
b: Bend
h: Hammer
P: Pull-Off
\: Slide Down
/: Slide Up
(): Ghost note
~: Vibrato
x: Muted String
x\: Pick Slide or Scrape

            
            
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im not emo 10 Jun 21, 2008 11:49 PM

kickass tab man! great song by megadeth.but im not sure about the chorus

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fiskers 10 Apr 28, 2009 01:09 PM

****listen**** sorry, you spelt it wrong and i had to correct it, come on now, elementry man, elementry. great tab by the way, the only good one on the site.

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