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The Mars Volta - Empty Vessels Make The Loudest Sound tab

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          Empty Vessels Make the Loudest Sound - The Mars Volta
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Tabbed by: Jason Paszek (Autopoietic Boy)
E-mail: JWPaszek85@gmail.com

Tuning: Standard EADGBe
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Two Chords Strummed to Start Off the Song:

A   G



Verse 1

Repeat 4x

e|--------5----------5--------7----------7---8-------------------------------|
B|------0----------0--------0----------0-------------------------------------|
G|----5----------5--------7----------7---------------------------------------|
D|--7----------7--------5----------5-----------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


e|--------5----------5--------7-8-10--5-7-------7-8--10-12-5-7---------------|
B|------0----------0--------0------------------------------------------------|
G|----5----------5--------7--------------------------------------------------|
D|--7----------7--------5----------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Chorus 1

Repeat 2x:

   Fadd9         Fmaj         G                    Em
e|--0------0--0---0----------------------7---7-----0-------------------------|
B|------8-----8--10-----------8--8--8------8---8---0-------------------------|
G|--5--5---5--5---x-----------7--7--7--7--7--------0-------------------------|
D|--7--7---7------7-----------5--5--5--5--5--------2-------------------------|
A|--8--8------8---8-----------5--5--5--5--5-------*2-------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

*End on Em of second repeat



Verse 2

e|--------------5--------------------5---7-----------7-8--10-5-7-------------|
B|--------8---8-------------8-----8----------------0-------------------------|
G|----5-----5------------5----5-----------------7----------------------------|
D|--7----7------------7----7-----------------5-------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------5--------------------5---7-----------7-8--10-5-7-------------|
B|--------8---8-------------8-----8----------------0-------------------------|
G|----5-----5------------5----5-----------------7----------------------------|
D|--7----7------------7----7-----------------5-------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------5--------------------5---7-----------7-8--10-12-5------------|
B|--------8---8-------------8-----8----------------0-------------------------|
G|----5-----5------------5----5-----------------7----------------------------|
D|--7----7------------7----7-----------------5-------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


e|--------------5--------------------5---7-----------7-8--10-12-5-7-8--------|
B|--------8---8-------------8-----8----------------0-------------------------|
G|----5-----5------------5----5-----------------7----------------------------|
D|--7----7------------7----7-----------------5-------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus 2

Repeat 2x:

   Fadd9         Fmaj         G                    Em
e|--0------0--0---0----------------------7---7-----0-------------------------|
B|------8-----8--10-----------8--8--8------8---8---0-------------------------|
G|--5--5---5--5---x-----------7--7--7--7--7--------0-------------------------|
D|--7--7---7------7-----------5--5--5--5--5--------2-------------------------|
A|--8--8------8---8-----------5--5--5--5--5-------*2-------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

*End on Em of second repeat


"Post-chorus interlude"

   E5  G  A5 C5 B5              (C/B5)G           Bm      Gmaj
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|  
B|------------------------(4)--(3)----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--------|  
G|-----0--2--5--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---4-0-0-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--------|  
D|--2--0--2--4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---5-5-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-0-0--------|  
A|--2--2--0--3--3-3-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-3---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-2-2--------|  
E|--0--3--------------------0-3-------3-3-3-3-3-3-7-7-7-7-3-3-3-3-3-3--------|


Verse 3

e|--------------5--7-10--12--5-7-------7-8--10-5-7--7-- -------|
B|--------8---8----------------------0-------------------------|
G|----5-----5----------------------7---------------------------|
D|--7----7-----------------------5-----------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------5--7-10--12--5-7-------7-8--10-5-7-5-----------|
B|--------0---0----------------------0-------------------------|
G|----5-----5----------------------7---------------------------|
D|--7----7-----------------------5-----------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|


e|--------------5--7-10--12--5-7-------7-8--10-5-7-8-----------|
B|--------8---8----------------------0-------------------------|
G|----5-----5----------------------7---------------------------|
D|--7----7-----------------------5-----------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------5--7-10--12--5-7-------7-8-7-5-7-7-------------|
B|--------8---8----------------------0-------------------------|
G|----5-----5----------------------7---------------------------|
D|--7----7-----------------------5-----------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|


Chorus 3

Repeat 2x:

   Fadd9         Fmaj         G                    Em

e|--0------0--0---0----------------------7---7-----0-------------------------|
B|------8-----8--10-----------8--8--8------8---8---0-------------------------|
G|--5--5---5--5---x-----------7--7--7--7--7--------0-------------------------|
D|--7--7---7------7-----------5--5--5--5--5--------2-------------------------|
A|--8--8------8---8-----------5--5--5--5--5-------*2-------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

*End on Em of second repeat


   E5  G  A5 C5 B5              (C/B5)G           Bm      Gmaj
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|  
B|------------------------(4)--(3)----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--------|  
G|-----0--2--5--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---4-0-0-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--------|  
D|--2--0--2--4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-0--------|  
A|--2--2--0--3--3-3-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-3---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-2-2--------|  
E|--0--3--------------------0-3-------3-3-3-3-3-3-7-7-7-7-3-3-3-3-3-3--------|



Rhythm Gtr played with solo; repeats for the entirety of the solo


   Dmaj  Fsus2 Em D C    Dmaj Fsus2 Em A/D5 G/C
e|--------8----0----------------8----0---------------------------------------|  
B|--7-----8----0---1------7-----8----0-------1-------------------------------|  
G|--7-----10---0---0------7-----10---0-------0-------------------------------|  
D|--7-----10---5-4-2------7-----10---5---4---2-------------------------------|  
A|--5-----8----2-5-3------5-----8----2---5---3-------------------------------|  
E|--5-----8----0-5-3------5-----8----0---5---3-------------------------------|



Guitar solo

e|---------------------------------------7-----------------------------------|
B|---7--7---7--7-7--7--1-1-1--7--7-7--7--0--10-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-10-10-10-10---|
G|--11-11--11-11b12-9--5-5-5(11)b(1/2)9--4--11-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-11-11-11-11-10|
D|------------------------------------------7--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7--7--7--7----|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|



e|-7-7-7-7--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8------------------------------------|
B|-x-x-x-x-1313131313131313131313131313---121212121212101010108-8-8-10-10--|
G|-x-x-x-x-------------------11b(1/2)-9---x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-11-11--|
D|-9-9-9-9--------------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9-9-7-7-7-7-5-5--7--7--|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|



e|-7-7-7-7--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8------------------------------------|
B|-x-x-x-x-1313131313131313131313131313---121212121212101010108-8-8-8-8-8--|
G|-x-x-x-x-------------------11b(1/2)-9---x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--|
D|-9-9-9-9--------------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9-9-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-5--|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


e|---------------------------------------------7---8--7--7--7--7--7--7-b8---|
B|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-----------------0---x-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---|
G|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-4-111111111111111-4---5------------------------|
D|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7---x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|




e|14--14--14--14--14--14--14------15--15--15--12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------|
B|18b(19)(19)(19)(19)(19)(19)(19)(19)(19)-17--17-17-17-17-17-17-17---------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|



Repeat several times:

   E5  G  A5 C5 B5              (C/B5) G         Bm      Gmaj
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------(4)--(3)----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--------|
G|-----0--2--5--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---4-0-0-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--------|
D|--2--0--2-----4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---5-5-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-0-0--------|
A|--2--2--0--3--3-3-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-3---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-2-2--------|
E|--0--3--------------------0-3-------3-3-3-3-3-3-7-7-7-7-3-3-3-3-3-3--------|



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| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| +   harmonic
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend
| pb  Pre-bend
| br  Bend release
| pbr Pre-bend release
| brb Bend release bend

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