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----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                          AERIALS - System Of A Down
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Tabbed by: Donald Morrison
Email: donaldmorrison7@hotmail.com

Tuning: CGCFAD

PM..  Palm mute - dots indicate which notes to palm mute
\     Slide down


Start by playing Riff 1 followed by Riff 1a, with no distortion, for
the intro.


Riff 1:

D |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
A |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
F |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
C |--------0----|-----0-------|--0--------0-|-------------|
G |-----0-------|--0--------0-|--------0----|-----0-----0-|
C |--3--------2-|--------0----|-----0-------|--0-----0----|

D |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
A |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
F |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
C |--------0----|-----0-------|--0--------0-|-------------|
G |-----0-------|--0--------0-|--------0----|-----0-----0-|
C |--5--------3-|--------2----|-----2-------|--2-----2----|
 
D |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
A |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
F |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
C |--------0----|-----0-------|--0--------0-|-------------|
G |-----0-------|--0--------0-|--------0----|-----0-----0-|
C |--3--------5-|--------7----|-----8-------|--7-----5----|
 
D |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
A |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
F |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
C |--------0----|-----0-------|--0--------0-|-------------|
G |-----0-------|--0--------0-|--------0----|-----0-----0-|
C |--3--------2-|--------0----|-----0-------|--0-----0----|


Riff 1a:

D |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
A |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
F |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
C |--------0----|-----0-------|--0--------0-|-------------|
G |-----0-------|--0--------0-|--------0----|-----0-----0-|
C |-12-------10-|--------7----|-----7-------|--7-----7----|   

D |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
A |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
F |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
C |--------0----|-----0-------|--0--------0-|-------------|
G |-----0-------|--0--------0-|--------0----|-----0-----0-|
C |-14-------10-|--------7----|-----7-------|--7-----7----|

D |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
A |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
F |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
C |--------0----|-----0-------|--0--------0-|-------------|
G |-----0-------|--0--------0-|--------0----|-----0-----0-|
C |-12-------14-|-------15----|----17-------|-15----14----|

D |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
A |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
F |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
C |--------0----|-----0-------|--0--------0-|-------------|
G |-----0-------|--0--------0-|--------0----|-----0-----0-|
C |-12-------10-|--------7----|-----7-------|--7-----7----|


Then, with heavy distortion, play Riffs 2 and 3 in the following
pattern for the verse: 2, 2, 3, 2, 2, 3, 2, 2, 3, 2, 2


Riff 2:


D |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
A |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
F |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
C |--8-----8----|--8--------8-|--8-----8--8-|-----8-----8-|
G |--8-----8----|--8--------8-|--8-----8--8-|-----8-----8-|
C |--8-----8----|--8--------8-|--8-----8--8-|-----8-----8-|


Riff 3:

D |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
A |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
F |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
C |--0--0--0--0-|-17----------|--0--0--0--0-|-15----------|
G |--0--0--0--0-|-17----------|--0--0--0--0-|-15----------|
C |--0--0--0--0-|-17----------|--0--0--0--0-|-15----------|

PM   ..........                  ..........

D |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
A |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
F |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
C |--0--0--0--0-|-14----------|--0--0--0--0-|-12----------|
G |--0--0--0--0-|-14----------|--0--0--0--0-|-12----------|
C |--0--0--0--0-|-14----------|--0--0--0--0-|-12----------|

PM   ..........                  ..........


Then for the first chorus play Riff 1 twice with no distortion.


For the second verse, play Riffs 2 and 3 exactly as before.


After the second verse play Riff 4 once with heavy distortion.


Riff 4:

D |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
A |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
F |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
C |--8-----8----|--8-----8----|--8-----8----|--8-----8----|
G |--8-----8----|--8-----8----|--8-----8----|--8-----8----|
C |--8-----8----|--8-----8----|--8-----8----|--8-----8----|

D |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
A |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
F |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
C |--7-----8----|--7-----8----|--7-----8----|--7-----8----|
G |--7-----8----|--7-----8----|--7-----8----|--7-----8----|
C |--7-----8----|--7-----8----|--7-----8----|--7-----8----|

PM  ...................................................


Then, with very heavy distortion, play Riff 5 once and Riff 5a twice 
for the second chorus.  Riff 5a differs from Riff 5 only by the 
slides.


Riff 5:

D |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
A |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
F |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
C |--3--------2-|--------0----|-------------|-------------|
G |--3--------2-|--------0----|-------------|-------------|
C |--3--------2-|--------0----|-------------|-------------|

D |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
A |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
F |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
C |--5--------3-|--------2----|-------------|-------------|
G |--5--------3-|--------2----|-------------|-------------|
C |--5--------3-|--------2----|-------------|-------------|

D |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
A |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
F |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
C |--3--------5-|--------7----|-----8-------|--7-----5----|
G |--3--------5-|--------7----|-----8-------|--7-----5----|
C |--3--------5-|--------7----|-----8-------|--7-----5----|
 
D |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
A |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
F |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
C |--3--------2-|--------0----|-------------|-------------|
G |--3--------2-|--------0----|-------------|-------------|
C |--3--------2-|--------0----|-------------|-------------|


Riff 5a:

D |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
A |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
F |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
C |--3--------2-|--------0----|-------------|--7\-3-------|
G |--3--------2-|--------0----|-------------|--7\-3-------|
C |--3--------2-|--------0----|-------------|--7\-3-------|

D |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
A |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
F |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
C |--5--------3-|--------2----|-------------|--7\-3-------|
G |--5--------3-|--------2----|-------------|--7\-3-------|
C |--5--------3-|--------2----|-------------|--7\-3-------|

D |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
A |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
F |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
C |--3--------5-|--------7----|-----8-------|--7-----5----|
G |--3--------5-|--------7----|-----8-------|--7-----5----|
C |--3--------5-|--------7----|-----8-------|--7-----5----|
 
D |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
A |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
F |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
C |--3--------2-|--------0----|-------------|--7\-3-------|
G |--3--------2-|--------0----|-------------|--7\-3-------|
C |--3--------2-|--------0----|-------------|--7\-3-------|


Finish by playing Riff 1 four times with no distortion.

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Chop Suey! 110 Jun 10, 2005 08:00 PM

i have a more detailed tab on the way

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Chop Suey! 110 Jun 18, 2005 08:00 PM

see version 7

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shcot 60 May 12, 2007 03:04 AM

you ******* this sucks

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