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Ok... this is my first time tabbing but this should be easy since i got these
tabs from Daron himself - no joke. I know that there are a lot of different 
versions of this song out there, pick whichever you think sounds the best.
And yes, this is pain stakingly(sp?) long

Thanks to: Daron Malakian and Serj Tankian for lyrics and tabs

Dropped-D tuning one whole step down (low to high: C G C F A D)
* = hold for 3 beats

A.Intro
Gtr. 1 (accous.)
mƒ
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-5--5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5--5|
C|-7--7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7--7|
G|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0--0|
C|-----------------------------|

D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-5\7--7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7--7-7|
C|-7\9--9-9-9-9--9-9-9-9-9--9-9|
G|-0----0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0--0-0|
C|-----------------------------|

D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-4--4-4-4-4--4--4-4-4-4--4--4\|
C|-5--5-5-5-5--5--5-5-5-5--5--5\|
G|-0--0-0-0-0--0--0-0-0-0--0--0\|
C|-----------------------------|

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

Gtr. 1 plays above measures twice
Gtr. 2 (elec w/dist.)
light PM (every note)
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-5-------5--5----5-----------|
C|----7-7-------7-----7--------|
G|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
   *            *
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-7-------7--7----7-----------|
C|----9-9-------9-----9\-------|
G|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
   *            *
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-4-------4--4----4-----------|
C|----5-5-------5-----5\-------|
G|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
   *            *
Gtr. 4 (elec. w/clean tone)
(trem. pick)
D|-8---------------------------|
A|-10--------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
   <
repeat twice
D|-8\-10--10-------------------|
A|-10\-12--12------------------|
F|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
          **
Gtr. 2
light PM
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-2-------2--2----2-----------|
C|----3-3-------3-----3\-------|
G|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
   *            *
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-5--5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5--5----|
C|-7--7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7--7----|
G|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
   *
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-7---7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7--7---|
C|-9---9-9-9-9--9-9-9-9-9--9---|
G|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
   *
Gtr. 4
D|-7---------------------------|
A|-8---------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|

D|-12--------------------------|
A|-13--------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|

D|-12--------------------------|
A|-13--------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|

Gtr. 2
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-4---4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4--4---|
C|-5---5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5--5---|
G|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
   *
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-2---2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-3--2---|
C|-3---3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-2--3---|
G|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
   *
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-5---5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5--5---|
C|-7---7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7--7---|
G|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
   *

Gtr. 1
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-4--4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4--4\-|
C|-5--5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5--5\-|
G|-0--0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0--0\-|
C|-----------------------------|

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

D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-5--5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5--5----|
C|-7--7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7--7----|
G|-0---------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
   *

Grt. 4
D|-13--------------------------|
A|-15--------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|

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

D|-13--------------------------|
A|-15--------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|

Gtr. 2
light pm
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|\7--7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7--7----|
C|\9--9-9-9-9--9-9-9-9-9--9----|
G|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
   *
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-4--4-4-4-4-4--4-4---4----4--|
C|-5--5-5-5-5-5--5-5---5-5-----|
G|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|

D|-------0--0--0--0--0--0------|
A|-------0--0--0--0--0--0------|
F|-2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2------|
C|-3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3------|
G|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
   <
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-7--7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7--7----|
C|-9--9-9-9-9--9-9-9-9-9--9----|
G|-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0--0----|
C|-----------------------------|
   *
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-4---4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4------|
C|-5---5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5------|
G|-0---0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0------|
C|-----------------------------|
   *
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2------|
C|-3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3------|
G|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0------|
C|-----------------------------|
ƒ
B.
Gtrs. 2 and 3 (elec. w/dist.)
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
G|-8-7-8-7-8-7-8--7-6-7-6-7-6-7|
C|-8-7-8-7-8-7-8--7-6-7-6-7-6-7|

D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
G|-10-9-10-9-10-9-10--12-10-12-10-12-10-12|
C|-10-9-10-9-10-9-10--12-10-12-10-12-10-12|

D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
C|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--6-6-6-6-6-6-6|

D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
C|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--12-12-12-12-12-12-12\|
C. Verse
Wake up   (wakeup) Grab a brush and put on a little
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
G|-8--7-------8-7-8-7-8-7-8-7--|
C|-8--7-------8-7-8-7-8-7-8-7--|
makeup       Hide the scars to fade away the
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
G|-7--6-------7-6-7-6-7-6-7-6--|
C|-7--6-------7-6-7-6-7-6-7-6--|
shakeup    Why'd you leave the keys upon the table   Here you go create another
(hide the scars to fade away the shake up)

D|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
fable   Grab a brush and put a little makeup  hide the scars to fade away the
 (You wanted to)                         (You wanted to)
D|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
shakeup  Why'd you leave the keys upon the table   I don't think you 
    (You wanted to)                         (You wanted to)
D|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
D. Chorus
Half-time Feel
Gtr. 2
light pm
trust                             in
D|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
F|-5-------5--------5----------|-7-------7--------7----------|
C|------------7----------------|------------9----------------|
G|-----0---------0-------------|-----0---------0-------------|
C|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
my                                self-righteous suicide
D|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
F|-4-------4--------4----------|-2-------2--------2\---------|
C|------------5----------------|------------3----------------|
G|-----0---------0-------------|-----0---------0-------------|
C|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
                                I
D|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
F|-5-------5--------5----------|-7-------7--------7----------|
C|-7----------7----------------|------------9----------------|
G|-----0---------0-------------|-----0---------0-------------|
C|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
cry                        when angels      deserve   to
D|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
F|-4-------4--------4----------|-2---2---2-----2--2----------|
C|------------5----------------|-3---3------3--3--3----------|
G|-----0---------0-------------|-----0---------0--0----------|
C|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
E.
Original Feel
Gtrs. 2 and 3
die
D|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
G|-8-7-8-7-8-7-8--7-6-7-6-7-6-7|-10-9-10-9-10-9-10--12-10-12-10-12-10-12|
C|-8-7-8-7-8-7-8--7-6-7-6-7-6-7|-10-9-10-9-10-9-10--12-10-12-10-12-10-12|
                                 al Coda
Double-time Feel        (go back to C)
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
G|-8-7-8-7-8-7-8-7-8-7-8-7-8-7-8-7|
C|-8-7-8-7-8-7-8-7-8-7-8-7-8-7-8-7|

Coda
Gtr. 2
light pm
  angels     deserve    to
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-2---------2-----------2-----|
C|---------------3-------------|
G|------0------------0---------|
C|-----------------------------|

F.
light pm
die                              in
D|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
F|----5--------5--------5\-----|-7--7--------7--------7------|
C|-------7--------7------------|-------9--------9------------|
G|-0--------0--------0---------|-0--------0--------0---------|
C|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
my                              self-righteous suicide
D|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
F|----4--------4--------4------|----2--------2--------2------|
C|-------5--------5------------|-------3--------3------------|
G|-0--------0--------0---------|-0--------0--------0---------|
C|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|

Gtr. 4
(trem. pick)
                                I
D|-12---12---12---13-----------|-13---13---13---13-----------|
A|-13---13---13---13-----------|-15---15---15---15-----------|
F|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
 cry                        when angels deserve to die
D|-10---10---10---10----------\|13---------------------------|
A|-12---12---12---12----------\|15---------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
                                 >
Gtr. 2
PM
D|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
F|----5--------5--------5\-----|-7--7--------7--------7------|
C|-------7--------7------------|-------9--------9------------|
G|-0--------0--------0---------|-0--------0--------0---------|
C|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|

D|-----------------------------|-------------|---------------|
A|-----------------------------|-------------|---------------|
F|----4--------4--------4------|-2-----------|-2------2------|
C|-------5--------5------------|-3-----------|-3------3------|
G|-0--------0--------0---------|-0-----------|-0------0------|
C|-----------------------------|-------------|---------------|
                                                     <
G.
Double-time Feel
Gtrs. 2 and 3
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
G|-8-7-8-7-8-7-8--7-6-7-6-7-6-7|
C|-8-7-8-7-8-7-8--7-6-7-6-7-6-7|

D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
G|-10-9-10-9-10-9-10--12-10-12-10-12-10-12|
C|-10-9-10-9-10-9-10--12-10-12-10-12-10-12|

Original Feel
Father            Father
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
G|-8-7-8-7-8-7-8--7-6-7-6-7-6-7|
C|-8-7-8-7-8-7-8--7-6-7-6-7-6-7|
Father                Father
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
G|-10-9-10-9-10-9-10--12-10-12-10-12-10-12|
C|-10-9-10-9-10-9-10--12-10-12-10-12-10-12|

H.
Father      Into   Your   Hands
Father      Into   Your   Hands     
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
C|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--6-6-6-6-6-6-6|
  I     Commend    My    Spirit
Why    Have      You      Forsaken
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
C|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--12-12-12-12-12-12-12\|

I. Outro
Half-time Feel
Gtrs. 2 and 3
                Me              In     Your   Eyes   Forsaken
                Me              In     Your   Heart  Forsaken
D|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
C|-7-----------7---------------|-10-----------10-------------|
G|-7-----------7---------------|-10-----------10-------------|
C|-7-----------7---------------|-8------------8--------------|
              Me                In     Yours  Thoughts Forsaken
                                Me            oh
D|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
C|-10-----------10-------------|-10-----------10-------------|
G|-10-----------10-------------|-10-----------10-------------|
C|-10-----------10-------------|-8------------8--------------|

Gtr. 4
(trem. pick)
D|-8---------------------------|-10--------------------------|
A|-10--------------------------|-12--------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|

D|-7---------------------------|-10--------------------------|
A|-8---------------------------|-12--------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|

   Trust                         In
                                 I
                                 In
                                 I
D|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|-10-----------10-------------|
C|-7-----------7---------------|-10-----------10-------------|
G|-7-----------7---------------|-8------------8--------------|
C|-7-----------7---------------|-----------------------------|

    My                              Self-righteous Suicide
    Cry                      When        Angel Deserve   To   Die
    My                              Self-righteous Suicide
    Cry                      When
D|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
F|-----------------------------|-10-----------10-------------|
C|-10-----------10-------------|-10-----------10-------------|
G|-10-----------10-------------|-8------------8--------------|
C|-10-----------10-------------|-----------------------------|

Gtrs. 2 and 3
    Angels          Deserve           To          Die
D|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
F|-10---10---10---10---10------|-7---------------------------|
C|-10---10---10---10---10------|-7---------------------------|
G|-8----8----8----8----8-------|-7---------------------------|
C|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
                                 ^firmada (not quite sure on spelling) hold note
till sound dies.

Thre it is. The entire song, in order. Cresendo's and decresendo's... ect...
Basically all I recommend to use for playing this is a chorus pedal or amp
effect, a disortion pedal, and an acoustic effect pedal (or an effects pedal
with all of them in it). Have fun, I also have the bass tabs, if anyone wants
me to add them, e-mail me. Kaervekii@aol.com

            
            
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Ryoko_Uchiha 10 Mar 12, 2004 07:00 PM

Good Tab.

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sexy-man 40 Nov 09, 2004 07:00 PM

its ok

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cozzy99coz 10 Sep 09, 2008 06:47 PM

thts not drop d? thts drop c or sum wierd made uo tuning

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