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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.

 

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