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Becoming The Archetype - The Trivial Paroxysm tab

Song: The Trivial Paroxysm
Band Name: Becoming the Archetype
Album: Terminate Damnation (Tooth and Nail records)
Music by: Jason Wisdom, Sean Cunningham, Jon Star, Seth Hecox and Brent Duckett
Transcribed by: Alex Polgar

So as I promised when I did the intro to this song, this is the full version. I did not 
any of the solos but I did do the piano part converted to guitar. I think it sounds good 
only riff that I had trouble with was Riff #22 but I think I did it well. Anyways, enjoy!

Tuning (Both Guitars) - Drop C (CGCFAD)

Legend:
<> - pinch harmonic
b  - bend
/  - slide down fretboard
\  - slide up fretboard
h  - hammer on
p  - pull off

Riff #1
Both Guitars
|D|-----------------------------------|
|A|-----------------------------------|
|F|-----------------------------------|
|C|-----------------------------------|
|G|----------------------------10-8-7-|
|C|-0-7-8-0-10-8-7-5-0-7-8-0-8--------|

Riff #2
Both Guitars
|D|-------------------------------|
|A|-------------------------------|
|F|-------------------------------|
|C|-------------------------------|
|G|----------------------------9b-|
|C|-0-7-8-0-10-8-7-5-0-7-8-0-8----|

Riff #1
Both Guitars
|D|-----------------------------------|
|A|-----------------------------------|
|F|-----------------------------------|
|C|-----------------------------------|
|G|----------------------------10-8-7-|
|C|-0-7-8-0-10-8-7-5-0-7-8-0-8--------|

Riff #3
Both Guitars
|D|-----------------------------------|
|A|-----------------------------------|
|F|-----------------------------------|
|C|--------------------------8-8-5-10-|
|G|--------------------------8-8-5-10-|
|C|-0-7-8-0-10-8-7-5-0-7-8-0-8-8-5-10-|

Riff #1
Both Guitars
|D|-----------------------------------|
|A|-----------------------------------|
|F|-----------------------------------|
|C|-----------------------------------|
|G|----------------------------10-8-7-|
|C|-0-7-8-0-10-8-7-5-0-7-8-0-8--------|

Riff #2
Both Guitars
|D|-------------------------------|
|A|-------------------------------|
|F|-------------------------------|
|C|-------------------------------|
|G|----------------------------9b-|
|C|-0-7-8-0-10-8-7-5-0-7-8-0-8----|

Riff #1
Both Guitars
|D|-----------------------------------|
|A|-----------------------------------|
|F|-----------------------------------|
|C|-----------------------------------|
|G|----------------------------10-8-7-|
|C|-0-7-8-0-10-8-7-5-0-7-8-0-8--------|


Riff #2
Both Guitars
|D|-------------------------------|
|A|-------------------------------|
|F|-------------------------------|
|C|-------------------------------|
|G|----------------------------9b-|
|C|-0-7-8-0-10-8-7-5-0-7-8-0-8----|

Riff #4
Both Guitars
|D|------------------------------------|
|A|------------------------------------|
|F|------------------------------------|
|C|-0-7-8-0-10-8-7-5-0-7-8-0-8-12-10-9-|
|G|-0-7-8-0-10-8-7-5-0-7-8-0-8-10-8--7-|
|C|-0-7-8-0-10-8-7-5-0-7-8-0-8---------|

Riff #5
Both Guitars
|D|--------------------------------|
|A|--------------------------------|
|F|--------------------------------|
|C|-0-7-8-0-10-8-7-5-0-7-8-0-8-----|
|G|-0-7-8-0-10-8-7-5-0-7-8-0-8-<5>-|
|C|-0-7-8-0-10-8-7-5-0-7-8-0-8-----|

Riff #4
Both Guitars
|D|------------------------------------|
|A|------------------------------------|
|F|------------------------------------|
|C|-0-7-8-0-10-8-7-5-0-7-8-0-8-12-10-9-|
|G|-0-7-8-0-10-8-7-5-0-7-8-0-8-10-8--7-|
|C|-0-7-8-0-10-8-7-5-0-7-8-0-8---------|

Riff #5
Both Guitars
|D|--------------------------------|
|A|--------------------------------|
|F|--------------------------------|
|C|-0-7-8-0-10-8-7-5-0-7-8-0-8-----|
|G|-0-7-8-0-10-8-7-5-0-7-8-0-8-<5>-|
|C|-0-7-8-0-10-8-7-5-0-7-8-0-8-----|

Riff #6
Both Guitars
|D|----------    -------|
|A|----------    -------|
|F|---------- x7 -------|
|C|-5-6-7----    -5-4-2-|
|G|-5-6-7----    -5-4-2-|
|C|-5-6-7-00-    -5-4-2-|

Riff #7
Both Guitars
|D|-------------|
|A|-------------|
|F|-6--6/9---2--|
|C|-------------|
|G|-7--7/10--3--|
|C|-------------|

Riff #8 (Piano to Guitar)
Both Guitars
|D|------------------------------|
|A|------------------------------|
|F|------------------------------| x4
|C|---9-------7-------4-5-4-5--4-|
|G|-7---10--5---10--3------------|
|C|------------------------------|

Riff #9 (Piano solo to Guitar)
Guitar I
|D|-16-13--16-15-13-15----15-13-----------------------------------|
|A|--------------------15-------15-13-----------------------------|
|F|-----------------------------------12----12----16-16-----16-14-|
|C|--------------------------------------14----12--------12-------|
|G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|C|---------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar II
|D|------------------------------|
|A|------------------------------|
|F|------------------------------| x2
|C|---9-------7-------4-5-4-5--4-|
|G|-7---10--5---10--3------------|
|C|------------------------------|

Riff #10 (Piano solo to Guitar)
Guitar I
|D|-16-13--16-15-16-18-20-16-20-16-20-16-20-21-18-20-16-13-16-13-16-13-22-|
|A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|F|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|C|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|C|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar II
|D|------------------------------|
|A|------------------------------|
|F|------------------------------| x2
|C|---9-------7-------4-5-4-5--4-|
|G|-7---10--5---10--3------------|
|C|------------------------------|

Riff #8 (Piano to Guitar)
Both Guitars
|D|------------------------------|
|A|------------------------------|
|F|------------------------------| x4
|C|---9-------7-------4-5-4-5--4-|
|G|-7---10--5---10--3------------|
|C|------------------------------|

Riff #11
Both Guitars
|D|--------------------------------|
|A|--------------------------------|
|F|--------------------------------| x2
|C|-2--------------9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
|G|-2--------------9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
|C|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|

Riff #12
Both Guitars
|D|----------------|
|A|----------------|
|F|----------------|
|C|-2--2/3\2-8-7-5-|
|G|-2--2/3\2-8-7-5-|
|C|-2--2/3\2-8-7-5-|

Riff #13
Both Guitars
|D|-----------------------------|
|A|-----------------------------|
|F|-----------------------------|
|C|-2---------7-2-2-4-4-0-0-2-2-|
|G|-2--9h10p9-5-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-|
|C|-2-----------2-2-----0-0-----|

Riff #12
Both Guitars
|D|----------------|
|A|----------------|
|F|----------------|
|C|-2--2/3\2-8-7-5-|
|G|-2--2/3\2-8-7-5-|
|C|-2--2/3\2-8-7-5-|

Riff #13
Both Guitars
|D|-----------------------------|
|A|-----------------------------|
|F|-----------------------------|
|C|-2---------7-2-2-4-4-0-0-2-2-|
|G|-2--9h10p9-5-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-|
|C|-2-----------2-2-----0-0-----|

Riff #12
Both Guitars
|D|----------------|
|A|----------------|
|F|----------------|
|C|-2--2/3\2-8-7-5-|
|G|-2--2/3\2-8-7-5-|
|C|-2--2/3\2-8-7-5-|

Riff #13
Both Guitars
|D|-----------------------------|
|A|-----------------------------|
|F|-----------------------------|
|C|-2---------7-2-2-4-4-0-0-2-2-|
|G|-2--9h10p9-5-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-|
|C|-2-----------2-2-----0-0-----|

Riff #12
Both Guitars
|D|----------------|
|A|----------------|
|F|----------------|
|C|-2--2/3\2-8-7-5-|
|G|-2--2/3\2-8-7-5-|
|C|-2--2/3\2-8-7-5-|

Riff #13
Both Guitars
|D|-----------------------------|
|A|-----------------------------|
|F|-----------------------------|
|C|-2---------7-2-2-4-4-0-0-2-2-|
|G|-2--9h10p9-5-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-|
|C|-2-----------2-2-----0-0-----|

Riff #14
Both Guitars
|D|---------------------|
|A|---------------------|
|F|---------------------|
|C|-2-2-12-12-11-11-7-7-|
|G|-0-0-10-10-9--9--5-5-|
|C|---------------------|

Riff #15
Both Guitars
|D|-------------------------------------------------------|
|A|-------------------------------------------------------|
|F|-------------------------------------------------------|
|C|-------------------------------------------------------|
|G|-5-5-5-6-6-6-8-8-8-6-6-6-5-5-5-6-6-6-10-10-10-11-11-11-|
|C|-------------------------------------------------------|

Riff #16 (All Trills)
Both Guitars
|D|----------------------------|
|A|----------------------------|
|F|----------------------------|
|C|-10h11p10-7h9p7-6h7p6-3h4p3-|
|G|----------------------------|
|C|----------------------------|

Riff #17
Both Guitars
|D|---------------------------------------------------------|
|A|---------------------------------------------------------|
|F|---------------------------------------------------------|
|C|-8-8-8-5-5-5-------------0-0-------0-0-------0-1-3-0-1-3-|
|G|-------------7-7-7-4-4-4-0-0-------0-0-------0-1-3-0-1-3-|
|C|-------------------------0-0-1h2p1-0-0-1h2p1-0-1-3-0-1-3-|

Riff #15
Both Guitars
|D|-------------------------------------------------------|
|A|-------------------------------------------------------|
|F|-------------------------------------------------------|
|C|-------------------------------------------------------|
|G|-5-5-5-6-6-6-8-8-8-6-6-6-5-5-5-6-6-6-10-10-10-11-11-11-|
|C|-------------------------------------------------------|

Riff #16 (All Trills)
Both Guitars
|D|----------------------------|
|A|----------------------------|
|F|----------------------------|
|C|-10h11p10-7h9p7-6h7p6-3h4p3-|
|G|----------------------------|
|C|----------------------------|

Riff #17
Both Guitars
|D|---------------------------------------------------------|
|A|---------------------------------------------------------|
|F|---------------------------------------------------------|
|C|-8-8-8-5-5-5-------------0-0-------0-0-------0-1-3-0-1-3-|
|G|-------------7-7-7-4-4-4-0-0-------0-0-------0-1-3-0-1-3-|
|C|-------------------------0-0-1h2p1-0-0-1h2p1-0-1-3-0-1-3-|

Riff #15
Both Guitars
|D|-------------------------------------------------------|
|A|-------------------------------------------------------|
|F|-------------------------------------------------------|
|C|-------------------------------------------------------|
|G|-5-5-5-6-6-6-8-8-8-6-6-6-5-5-5-6-6-6-10-10-10-11-11-11-|
|C|-------------------------------------------------------|

Riff #16 (All Trills)
Both Guitars
|D|----------------------------|
|A|----------------------------|
|F|----------------------------|
|C|-10h11p10-7h9p7-6h7p6-3h4p3-|
|G|----------------------------|
|C|----------------------------|

Riff #17
Both Guitars
|D|---------------------------------------------------------|
|A|---------------------------------------------------------|
|F|---------------------------------------------------------|
|C|-8-8-8-5-5-5-------------0-0-------0-0-------0-1-3-0-1-3-|
|G|-------------7-7-7-4-4-4-0-0-------0-0-------0-1-3-0-1-3-|
|C|-------------------------0-0-1h2p1-0-0-1h2p1-0-1-3-0-1-3-|

Riff #15
Both Guitars
|D|-------------------------------------------------------|
|A|-------------------------------------------------------|
|F|-------------------------------------------------------|
|C|-------------------------------------------------------|
|G|-5-5-5-6-6-6-8-8-8-6-6-6-5-5-5-6-6-6-10-10-10-11-11-11-|
|C|-------------------------------------------------------|

Riff #16 (All Trills)
Both Guitars
|D|----------------------------|
|A|----------------------------|
|F|----------------------------|
|C|-10h11p10-7h9p7-6h7p6-3h4p3-|
|G|----------------------------|
|C|----------------------------|

Riff #17
Both Guitars
|D|---------------------------------------------------------|
|A|---------------------------------------------------------|
|F|---------------------------------------------------------|
|C|-8-8-8-5-5-5-------------0-0-------0-0-------0-1-3-0-1-3-|
|G|-------------7-7-7-4-4-4-0-0-------0-0-------0-1-3-0-1-3-|
|C|-------------------------0-0-1h2p1-0-0-1h2p1-0-1-3-0-1-3-|

Riff #18
Both Guitars
|D|-----------------------------------------------|
|A|-----------------------------------------------|
|F|-6-6-6--6-6-6-4-4-4---6-6-6--6-6-6-4-4-4-3-3-3-|
|C|-----------------------------------------------|
|G|-7-7-7--7-7-7-5-5-5---7-7-7--7-7-7-5-5-5-4-4-4-|
|C|-----------------------------------------------|

Then there is a solo with Riff #18 as backup

Then do Riff #18 once

Riff #19
Both Guitars
|D|--------------------------------|
|A|--------------------------------|
|F|--------------------------------|
|C|-4-4-5-5-4-4-2-2--0-------------|
|G|-2-2-3-3-2-2-0-0--0--0-0-0--0-0-|
|C|------------------0--0-0-0--0-0-|

Riff #20
Both Guitars
|D|-------------------------------------------|
|A|-------------------------------------------|
|F|-------------------------------------------| x4
|C|----------------5-4-2----------------3-2-0-|
|G|---9-10---8-9---5-4-2----7-8---5-6---3-2-0-|
|C|-0------0-----0-5-4-2--0-----0-----0-3-2-0-|

Riff #21
|D|----------|
|A|----------|
|F|----------| x4
|C|-0--3-2-0-|
|G|-0--3-2-0-|
|C|-0--3-2-0-|

Riff #20
Both Guitars
|D|-------------------------------------------|
|A|-------------------------------------------|
|F|-------------------------------------------| x4
|C|----------------5-4-2----------------3-2-0-|
|G|---9-10---8-9---5-4-2----7-8---5-6---3-2-0-|
|C|-0------0-----0-5-4-2--0-----0-----0-3-2-0-|

wait from 4:31-4:42

Riff #6
Both Guitars
|D|----------|
|A|----------|
|F|----------| x8
|C|-5-6-7----|
|G|-5-6-7----|
|C|-5-6-7-00-|

Riff #22 (This is the one that I had trouble with)
Both Guitars
|D|---------------------|
|A|---------------------|
|F|---------------------| x8
|C|---------------------|
|G|---------------------|
|C|-0-5-6-0-5-0-6-0-7-0-|

Riff #6
Both Guitars
|D|----------|
|A|----------|
|F|----------| x8
|C|-5-6-7----|
|G|-5-6-7----|
|C|-5-6-7-00-|

Riff #1
Both Guitars
|D|-----------------------------------|
|A|-----------------------------------|
|F|-----------------------------------|
|C|-----------------------------------|
|G|----------------------------10-8-7-|
|C|-0-7-8-0-10-8-7-5-0-7-8-0-8--------|

Riff #2
Both Guitars
|D|-------------------------------|
|A|-------------------------------|
|F|-------------------------------|
|C|-------------------------------|
|G|----------------------------9b-|
|C|-0-7-8-0-10-8-7-5-0-7-8-0-8----|

Riff #23
Both Guitars
|D|----------------------------------|
|A|----------------------------------|
|F|----------------------------------|
|C|----------------------------5-6-3-|
|G|----------------------------5-6-3-|
|C|-0-7-8-0-10-8-7-5-0-7-8-0-8-5-6-3-|

Riff #7
Both Guitars
|D|-------------|
|A|-------------|
|F|-6--6/9---2--|
|C|-------------|
|G|-7--7/10--3--|
|C|-------------|

Then there is another solo and then to end the song there are just some open string 
riffs that I'm sure you can figure out yourself.
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