Vicarious Atonement tab with lyrics by Mars Volta - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

Mars Volta – Vicarious Atonement tab

Song: Vicarious Atonement
Artist: The Mars Volta
Album: Amputechture
Tabbed by: Nathan Zwiener
Email: andre3000rox@msn.com
Thanks to: The Baphomet (previous tabber)

Gtr 1 (E A D G B E) - Omar A. Rodriguez-Lopez
Gtr 2 (E A D G B E) - Either John Fruciante or Paul Hinojos
Key of G Minor. (B flat, E Flat, F Natural, C Natural)

  LEGEND
x    Mute
/    Slide Up
\    Slide Down
h    Hammer on
p    Pull off
b    Bend
r    Return bend
(8)  Ghost note (quiet/optional)
~    Vibrato / Let ring

NOTE: I believe that this tab is 100% correct, except at a few hairy
spots in the solo. I did the best I could to tab the improvisation.
Sorry if any of it sounds incorrect. Thanks for playing and give me feedback!

Strange Effects (~0:13)|----------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------||-8b9r8b9r8b9r8~---11b12r11b12r11~---11b12r11b12r11~-||----------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 1 (0:27)|----------------------------------------------------------------------------||-11-----------------------11------------------------------------------------||----12-10b11r10--(p8)--------12-10b11r10(b11r10)--8-----------8-10-b11r10~--||---------------------------------------------------------8h10---------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Cont. (0:50)|-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------11----------------------------------||---------8-10b11r10--8-----8-----------12p10-12p10p8-10p8h10-------------||----8h10---------------10------------------------------------10--8-10----||-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
(0:58)|------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------11------------------------------------||-------10-b11r10--(delay)~~---------12\10p8-----------------------------||-8h10---------------------------------------10p8h10---------------------||----------------------------------------------------10p8h10-------------||-------------------------------------------------------------11-10---8--|
(1:18) Gtr I|-------------15p1315~----------13p11h13--11p10h11--10p8h10~--||-------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------|
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| Gtr II|-------------3-3~------------------1-1~---------------0-0~---||-------------------------------------------------------------||---------5-5-------------------3-3----------------2-2--------||-----5-5-----------x\------3-3----------------2-2------------||-3-3-------------------1-1----------------0-0----------------||-------------------------------------------------------------|
(1:33) Gtr 1 (this solo may be incorrect - hard to tab)|-10p8----------8-10--11p10-8---------------------------------------------||-----8-----8h10--------------11p8----11p8-------11p8------9p8-(delay)~~--||------8h10--------------------------------8h10---------10----------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Cont. (1:40)|--------------------------------------------------------13-15-----||--------------------------------13h15h16-16p15p13-15-16-------15~-||-8----------------------------------------------------------------||---10p8-----------------------------------------------------------||-------10p8-------------------------------------------------------||-----------11p8h11-11b12r11--8------------------------------------|
(1:49)|----------------------13--15-----------8--8----------------------------------||-13-15-13-15-16-15-13---------15~-------11-11p10p8-11--------11--------------||-----------------------------------------------------10p8h10---10p8----------||--------------------------------------------------------------------10p8-10\-||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
(2:00)|-15b16r15-13b14r13-11b12r11-10~--20--------20------(repeat)-18-----------------18\-||-----------------------------------20p18h20--20p18------------18p16h18-(repeat)----||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
(2:11)|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------8-----8-----8-----11b12r11-10b11r10-8~------------------------||--------------------8h10--8h10--8h10--8h10------------------------8----------8-10--8~-||-10p8---------------------------------------------------------------10-8--10----------||-----10p8-------8---------------------------------------------------------------------||---------11p8h11----------------------------------------------------------------------|
Harmonize with vocals (2:27) Don't you pretent That I'm not alive ... Where is your face?|-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------8-----------------------8-----------------------8-----------||--8-10---10p8-------------8-10---10-------------8--10-----10--p8---||--------------10-------10------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gtr I (3:56)|----8h10p8----6h8p6----4h6p4----\1--/4----||------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------|
(4:02) Gtr I - Hard to hear. Mess with these notes.|-----15-----13----------------------------------||------------------16----15----13----11----10----||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------|
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| Gtr I - Repeat this over and over.|-------------3-3~------------------1-1~---------------0-0~---||-------------------------------------------------------------||---------5-5-------------------3-3----------------2-2--------||-----5-5-----------x\------3-3----------------2-2------------||-3-3-------------------1-1----------------0-0----------------||-------------------------------------------------------------|
(4:49) This probably isn't right. TMV isn't known for power chording.|------------------------------|------------||------------------------------|------------||------------------------------|------------||-----7-----7\6\5------5/7-----|------------||-----5-----5\4\3------3/5-----|-----11~----||------------------------------|-----8~-----| dimin.
(5:24) Gtr II - Quietly (chords optional, bass line parenthesized)|--7---------11--------------2----5----6----8----||--6---------12--------------3----6----7----9----||--5---------13--------------4----7----8----10---||----------------(3)--(/5)-----------------------||-(3)---(5)-(6)-------------(5)------------------||--------------------------------(5)--(6)--(8)---|
"Don't let these hands"(5:37) Gtr I|------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||---7b8r7b8r7~--(repeat-as-saxophone plays)------||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------|
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| Gtr II|--7---------11--------------2----5----6----8----||--6---------12--------------3----6----7----9----||--5---------13--------------4----7----8----10---||----------------(3)--(5)------------------------||-(3)---(5)-(6)-------------(5)------------------||--------------------------------(5)--(6)--(8)---|
BAM! Tetragrammaton before you know it. Thanks for playing!
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