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Title: Sad Statue
Artist: System of a Down
Album: Mezmerize
Tuning: Drop D, down a half step (Db Ab Db Gb Bb Eb)

Tabbed by: Seen K. Leeds (on 5/05/05)

KEY:
p    = pull-off
h    = hammer-on
pm/. = palm mute
s    = slide
~    = sustain 
ttt  = tremolo/fast picking

[Intro]
Eb |--------------------------|
Bb |--------------------------|
Gb |--------------------------|
Db |--------------------------|
Ab |--5p0h5p0h5p05p05p05p0h6--|
Db |--------------------------|

   Part I (note: you can play the palm muted part on the open 6th string if you wish)
Eb |-----------------------------------------||--------------------------------|
Bb |-----------------------------------------||--------------------------------|
Gb |--7--------------------------------------||--7-----------------------------|
Db |--7--------------------------------------||--7-------------------8--10--8--|
Ab |--5-555555555555-5p0h5p0h5p05p05p05p0h6--||--5-5555555555555555--6--8---6--|
Db |-----------------------------------------||--------------------------------|
   pm   ............                               ................
  
Eb |-----------------------------------------||----------------------------------|
Bb |-----------------------------------------||----------------------------------|
Gb |--7--------------------------------------||--7-------------------------------|
Db |--7--------------------------------------||--7--------------8-10-8--8-10-8---|
Ab |--5-555555555555-5p0h5p0h5p05p05p05p0h6--||--5-55555555-----6-8--6--6-8--6---|
Db |-----------------------------------------||-------------12s------------------|
   pm   ............                               ........

   Part II
Eb |--------------------------------------||---------------------------|
Bb |--------------------------------------||---------------------------|
Gb |--7-----------------------------------||--7------------------------|
Db |--7-00-00-00--------------------------||--7-00-00-00-00--8--10--8--|
Ab |--5-00-00-00--5p0h5p0h5p05p05p05p0h6--||--5-00-00-00-00--6--8---6--|
Db |----00-00-00--------------------------||----00-00-00-00------------|
   pm   .. .. ..                                .. .. .. ..

Eb |--------------------------------------||------------------------------|
Bb |--------------------------------------||------------------------------|
Gb |--7-----------------------------------||--7---------------------------|
Db |--7-00-00-00--------------------------||--7-00-00-----8-10-8--8-10-8--|
Ab |--5-00-00-00--5p0h5p0h5p05p05p05p0h6--||--5-00-00-----6-8--6--6-8--6--|
Db |----00-00-00--------------------------||----00-00-12s-----------------|
   pm   .. .. ..                                .. .. 

   Part III
Eb |------------------------------|
Bb |------------------------------|
Gb |------------------------------|
Db |------------------------------|
Ab |--5-686--5-686--5-686--5-686--|
Db |------------------------------|
   pm . ...  . ...  . ...  . ...

   Part IV
Eb |------------------------------------------|
Bb |------------------------------------------|
Gb |--777777-8--777777----777777-8--777777----|
Db |--777777-8--777777-8--777777-8--777777-8--|
Ab |--555555-6--555555-6--555555-6--555555-6--|
Db |------------------------------------------|

   Part V (clean w/tremolo effect, then distortion)
Eb |----------------------|------|
Bb |----------------------|------| 
Gb |--3~---7~---2~---5~---|--5~--|
Db |--1~---5~---0~---3~---|--3~--|
Ab |--1~---5~---0~---3~---|--3~--|
Db |--1~---5~---0~---3~---|--3~--|

   Part VI (clean-ish)
Eb |----------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb |----------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb |------7---8---7--------7---6---7-------------------------7---6---7----|
Db |----5---5---5---5----5---5---5---5------7---8---7------5---5---5---5--|
Ab |--6-----------------------------------5---5---5---5--6----------------|
Db |-------------------5----------------0---------------------------------|

   Part VII (2:14-2:25)
Eb |--------------------------------------------|
Bb |--------------------------7tttttt8tttttttt--|
Gb |--7tt7tt8tt7tt7tt7tt6tt7tt------------------|
Db |--------------------------------------------|
Ab |--------------------------------------------|
Db |--------------------------------------------|

   Part VIII
Eb |---------------------------------------||---------------------------|
Bb |---------------------------------------||---------------------------|
Gb |--7-----7------------------------------||--7-----7------------------|
Db |--7-000-7-000--------------------------||--7-000-7-00000--8--10--8--|
Ab |--5-000-5-000--5p0h5p0h5p05p05p05p0h6--||--5-000-5-00000--6--8---6--|
Db |----000---000--------------------------||----000---00000------------|
   pm   ...   ...                                ...   .....

Eb |---------------------------------------||------------------------------------|
Bb |---------------------------------------||------------------------------------|
Gb |--7-----7------------------------------||--7-----7---------------------------|
Db |--7-000-7-000--------------------------||--7-000-7-00000--8-10-8--8-10-8--7--|
Ab |--5-000-5-000--5p0h5p0h5p05p05p05p0h6--||--5-000-5-00000--6-8--6--6-8--6--5--|
Db |----000---000--------------------------||----000---00000---------------------|
   pm   ...   ...                                ...   .....
  

[STRUCTURE]
Intro       x 4
Part I   
Part II
Part III    x 2
Part IV
Part III    x 2
Part IV      
Part V      x 2
Part III    x 2
Part IV
Part III    x 2
Part IV
Part V      x 2 (with extra chord strum)
Part VI
Part VII
Part I
Part II
Part V      x 2 (all distortion, extra chord)
Part VIII

Finish line.

Comments, corrections, kudos, and f-yous are appreciated (abandapar@socal.rr.com).

            
            
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Brian Gelvin 659 Jun 14, 2005 08:00 PM

Awsome tab.

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nirvana4lf 142 Aug 14, 2005 08:00 PM

its pretty much dead on. kick ass dude.

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thecameronator 175 Jan 18, 2006 09:36 AM

by the looks of the ratings and the comments(even though theres only 2) the tabs pretty much spot on...but i find the song really hard to play(at the start) or it could b that ive only binplayin 4 a month...anyways can any1 give me any hints

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