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-turbo474@attbi.com--
system of a down - chop suey! live

There are many ways to play this song, and i find this the simplest. This
might look a lot like the others, but some tabs have little bits & pieces 
missing. This IS how it's played live, and i have a video to prove it :)

TUNING:
d
a
f
c
g
c

~ = ring out
x = dead note, or palm mute on 5th fret

[-----------------------------]
[-----------------------------]
[555555-777777-444444-222222--]
[777777-999999-555555-333333--]
[000000-000000-000000-000000--]
[-----------------------------]
[-----------------------------]  x3
then,
[-----------------------------]
[-----------------------------]
[555555-777777-444444-xxx222--]
[777777-999999-555555-xxx333--]
[000000-000000-000000-xxx000--]
[-----------------------------]
[-----------------------------]

[-------------------------------------------------------]
[-------------------------------------------------------]
[-------------------------------------------------------]
[-------------------------------------------------------]
[7-7-7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-9-9-11-11-11-11-11-11--]
[7-7-7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-9-9-11-11-11-11-11-11--] x4

[----------------------------------------------------]
[----------------------------------------------------]
[----------------------------------------------------]
[----------------------------------------------------]
[76--7777777766--6666666677--7777777766--6666666677--]
[76--7777777766--6666666677--7777777766--6666666677--]
    <     repeat this bit twice                      >

[----------------------------]
[----------------------------]
[-5------7------4------2-----]
[7-7-7--9-9-9--5-5-5--3-3-3--]
[---0------0------0------0---]
[----------------------------] 2x
"..trust, in, my, selfrighteous suicide.."
"..angels deserve to DIE!.."
[-------------------------------------------------------]
[-------------------------------------------------------]
[-------------------------------------------------------]
[-------------------------------------------------------]
[7-7-7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-9-9-11-11-11-11-11-11--]
[7-7-7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-9-9-11-11-11-11-11-11--] x3

then, right before 2nd verse
[------------]
[------------]
[------------]
[------------]
[7777777766--]
[7777777766--]
"DIIIIIIIIE.."
then lead into verse
[--------------------------------------------------]
[--------------------------------------------------]
[--------------------------------------------------]
[--------------------------------------------------]
[--7777777766--6666666677--7777777766--6666666677--]
[--7777777766--6666666677--7777777766--6666666677--] 2x

[-------------------------------]
[-------------------------------]
[-5------7------4------2--------]
[7-7-7--9-9-9--5-5-5--3-3-3{~}--]
[---0------0------0------0------]
[-------------------------------] 4x     {~} = last time

[-------------------------------------------------------]
[-------------------------------------------------------]
[-------------------------------------------------------]
[-------------------------------------------------------]
[7-7-7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-9-9-11-11-11-11-11-11--]
[7-7-7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6-6-6-9-9-9-9-9-9-11-11-11-11-11-11--] x6

on the fifth time is when Serj starts singing "Father, Father..."

[--------------]
[--------------]
[--------------]
[--------------]
[7~-6~-9~-11~--]
[7~-6~-9~-11~--] x2
"Father into your hands..."

[--------------------]
[--------------------]
[2-2-------5-5-------]
[2-2--3-3--5-5--3-3--]
[0-0--3-3--3-3--3-3--]
[-----3-3-------3-3--]  
start at "in your eyes, forsaken me" and repeat until end.

            
            
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chuckster 10 Feb 15, 2002 07:00 PM

This tab is crap!

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gav 10 May 07, 2002 08:00 PM

soad this is 100% i have the book and these are correct

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turbo 30 Jan 06, 2003 07:00 PM

AUTHOR'S NOTE -- i know that this tab doesn't sound much like the studio version of this song but like i said, i have a video to prove it. if anyone wants proof, my email is turbo474@attbi.com, my msn is turbo474@hotmail.com, and my aim handle is n0tfalling. you're best off contacting me through aim or email.

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