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Author
    ___________________
   / System of a Down / This song tells about how senseless the American government's
  / Prison Song      /  way of handling the growing drug issue is, as they are using
 / Toxicity         /   more money on the prison sector than they are using on getting
/__________________/    rid of the criminal drug addicts that actually load them.


Guitar I (C G C F A D) - Electric, Heavily Distorted
Guitar II (C G C F A D) - Electric, Crunchy
Guitar III (D G C F A D) - Acoustic, Clean

*note*
  the waiting time in the intro is very tricky - I won't assure
  that it's 100% correct, but this is my best suggestion, and
  I won't exclude that it may be the band's common feeling!



INTRO:
 102 bpm (roughly)
 Gtr I
 3/4       4/4
  PM----------------------------------------------|
  W         W         E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E S S S s
|---------|---------|-----------------|---------------------|
|---------|---------|-----------------|---------------------|
|---------|---------|-----------------|---------------------|
|---------|---------|-----------------|-------------3-3-3-3-|
|-0-------|---------|-0-1-3-1-0-1-3-1-|-0-1-3-1-0-1-1-1-1-1-|
|-0-------|---------|-0-1-3-1-0-1-3-1-|-0-1-3-1-0-1---------|


 2/4       4/4
                      PM--------------------------|
  W         W         E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E S S S s
|---------|---------|-----------------|---------------------|
|---------|---------|-----------------|---------------------|
|---------|---------|-----------------|---------------------|
|---------|---------|-----------------|-------------3-3-3-3-|
|---------|---------|-0-1-3-1-0-1-3-1-|-0-1-3-1-0-1-1-1-1-1-|
|---------|---------|-0-1-3-1-0-1-3-1-|-0-1-3-1-0-1---------|


 5/4       4/4
                    PM----------------------|
  W         H       E E E E   E E E E E E E E   H Q S S S s
|---------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------|
|---------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------|
|---------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------|
|---------|-----------------|-----------------|-----3-3-3-3-|
|---------|---------0-1-3-1-|-0-1-3-1-0-1-3-1-|-----1-1-1-1-|
|---------|---------0-1-3-1-|-0-1-3-1-0-1-3-1-|-------------|


      PM----------------------------------------------------|
    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  2x
||----------------------------------|----------------------------------||
||o---------------------------------|---------------------------------o||
||----------------------------------|----------------------------------||
||----------------------------------|-------------------------3-3-3-3--||
||o---0-1-0-1-0-1-0---0-1-0-1-0-1-0-|---0-1-0-1-0-1-0---0-1-0-1-1-1-1-o||
||----0-1-0-1-0-1-0---0-1-0-1-0-1-0-|---0-1-0-1-0-1-0---0-1-0----------||
 |-Rhy Fig 1                                             end Rhy Fig 1-|


  PM--------------------------|
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E S S S s
|-----------------|---------------------|-----------|
|-----------------|---------------------|-----------|
|-----------------|---------------------|----Rhy----|
|-----------------|-------------3-3-3-3-|---Fig-1---|
|-0-1-3-1-0-1-3-1-|-0-1-3-1-0-1-1-1-1-1-|-----------|
|-0-1-3-1-0-1-3-1-|-0-1-3-1-0-1---------|-----------|
|-Rhy Fig 2               end Rhy Fig 2-|



VERSE
 Gtr II
    PM------|     PM----|     PM------------|     PM------------------------|
  E e e e E e  E  e   E e  E  e e e e e   E e  E  e E e e e   E e e e E e e e
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-------------------|---------------8---|-----<8>-----------|-----------------|
|-----8-------<8>---|-----<8>-----------|---------------8---|-----8-------8---|
|---6---6---6-----6-|---6-----6---6---6-|---6-----6---6---6-|---6---6---6---6-|
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|


                                       Gtr I
                      PM--------------------------------------|
  W         W         E e e e E e e e   E e e e S S S S S S s s 
|---------|---------|-----------------|-------------------------|
|---------|---------|-----------------|-------------------------|
|---------|---------|-----------------|-------------------------|
|---------|---------|-----8-------8---|-----8-----8---8---8---8-|
|---------|---------|---6---6---6---6-|---6---6-----6---6---6---|
|---------|---------|-----------------|-------------------------|



CHORUS
 Gtr I
Rhy Fig 1 x2



VERSE
 Gtr II
    PM    PM--|     PM----|     PM--|     PM----|     PM--|     PM----|     PM--|     PM
  E e  E  e E e  E  e   E e  E  e e e  E  e   E e  E  e E e  E  e   E e  E  e E e  E  e
|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
|---------------<8>---|-----<8>-------<8>---|---------------------|---------------<8>---|
|-----<8>-------------|---------------------|---------------<8>---|-----<8>-------------|
|---6-----6---6-----6-|---6-----6---6-----6-|---6-<8>-6---6-----6-|---6-----6---6-----6-|
|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|


                                                          Gtr I
                        PM          PM    PM----|     PM--------------|
  W         W         E e  E   E  E e  E  e   E e  E  e S S S S S S s s 
|---------|---------|-----------------------|---------------------------|
|---------|---------|-----------------------|---------------------------|
|---------|---------|-----------------<8>---|---------------------------|
|---------|---------|-----<8>---------------|-----<8>-----8---8---8---8-|
|---------|---------|---6-----<6>---6-----6-|---6-----6-----6---6---6---|
|---------|---------|-----------------------|---------------------------|



CHORUS
 Gtr I
Rhy Fig 1 x2, Rhy Fig 2, then:

                                   3/4
    PM----------------------------------------------------|
  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
|---------------------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------------------|
|---0-1-0-1-0-1-0---0-1-0-1-0-1-0-|---0-1-0-1-0-1-0---0-1-0-|
|---0-1-0-1-0-1-0---0-1-0-1-0-1-0-|---0-1-0-1-0-1-0---0-1-0-|

 Gtr I
 4/4
  W         E E E E E E E E
|---------|-----------------|
|---------|-3---------2-----|
|---------|---3---3-----2---|
|-3-------|-----3---------2-|
|-1-------|---------0-------|
|---------|-----------------|
|
|Gtr III
| H.    E   E E E E E E E E
|---------|-------------5---|
|---------|---------------5-|
|---------|-7---------------|
|-------8-|---8-------7-----|
|---------|-----8-----------|
|---------|-------6-5-------|



BRIDGE:
 Gtr I
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E S S S S   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E S S S S
|-----------------|---------------------|-----------------|---------------------|
|-----------------|---------------------|-----------------|---------------------|
|-----------------|---------------------|-----------------|---------------------|
|-----------------|-------------3-3-3-3-|-----------------|-------------3-3-3-3-|
|-----------------|-------------1-1-1-1-|-----------------|-------------1-1-1-1-|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0---------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0---------|


    PM------------------------------|
    E E E S S E E E S   E E E S S E E S S S S  4x
||--------------------|------------------------||
||o-------------------|-----------------------o||
||--------------------|------------------------||
||--------------------|---------------3-3-3-3--||
||o-0-0-----0-0-0---0-|-0-0-----0-0-0-1-1-1-1-o||
||--0-0-----0-0-0---0-|-0-0-----0-0-0----------||


                     Gtr II                       Gtr I
                        PM    PM--|     PM----|     PM---------------|
  W         W         E e  E  e E e  E  e   E e  E  e S S S S S S S s 
|---------|---------|---------------------|---------------------------|
|---------|---------|---------------------|---------------------------|
|---------|---------|---------------------|---------------------------|
|---------|---------|-----<8>-------<8>---|-----<8>-----8---8---8---8-|
|---------|---------|---6-----6---6-----6-|---6-----6-----6---6---6---|
|---------|---------|---------------------|---------------------------|



CHORUS
 Gtr I
Rhy Fig 1 x2, Rhy Fig 2, then:

                                   3/4
    PM----------------------------------------------------|
  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
|---------------------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------------------|
|---0-1-0-1-0-1-0---0-1-0-1-0-1-0-|---0-1-0-1-0-1-0---0-1-0-|
|---0-1-0-1-0-1-0---0-1-0-1-0-1-0-|---0-1-0-1-0-1-0---0-1-0-|


 Gtr I
 4/4
  W         E E E E E E E E   W
|---------|-----------------|-1-------|
|---------|-3---------2-----|-3-------|
|---------|---3---3-----2---|-2-------|
|-3-------|-----3---------2-|-0-------|
|-1-------|---------0-------|-0-------|
|---------|-----------------|-0-------|
|
|Gtr III
| W         W                 W
|---------|-----------------|---------|
|---------|-----------------|-6-------|
|---------|-----------------|-7-------|
|---------|-----------------|-7-------|
|---------|-----------------|-5-------|
|---------|-----------------|---------|



------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 29th /June /05
 I'd love comments and corrections at Maitinin@gmail.com!
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   July, 2015 "

            
            
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f-cksociety 10 Jun 22, 2007 09:42 AM

this is the only tab that has the end chord thanks 5/5

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joshb77 20 Feb 21, 2009 03:45 PM

i can't believe your tab isn't given more stars then the first one because the other guy copied it out of a book and it sucks

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naulty350 20 Apr 02, 2009 04:47 PM

Great Tab Dude keep it up!

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