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Submitted by: dou8g

song: Meaning In Tragedy
cd: Shadows Are Security
Artist: As I Lay Dying
copyright metal blade records 2005

tabed by Doug Suitt
tuning: drop C

key:
p= pull of
^= bend
pm--|= palm mute until the bar

intro/verse
repeat a bunch of times
guitar one
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------2------------------------------------2------|
|-3---2-----------------5-3-5-----5----3---2-----------------3-2-3-----5--|
|-0------3---0----1--------------------0------3---0---1-------------------|
|-0--------0---0------0---------0---0--0--------0---0-----0----------0---0|

rythym guitar (guitar two)
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|3---------10--7-8------------------------3---------10--7-5---3-------------|
|3---------10--7-8------------------------3---------10--7-5---3-------------|
|3---------10--7-8------------------------3---------10--7-5---3-------------|
play intro three times 
                      
                 then this by guitar three 
|-----------------------11-------------------------------------15|
|-----8^--------------------------10-11-10-8-10-8----------------|
|-------------------------------------------------10-12-10-9-----|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
play intro/verse twice more
then the guitars one and two harmonize over the intro notes
here's the second guitars harmonization part
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|0----------------------------------------------------------------------0|
|--2----------------------------------2-----------------2-0-2------------|
|------5-3------------2-0-2-/3---2-------5-3------------------/3---2-----|
|0-----------3---1-----------------------------3---1--------------------0|
|----0-----0---0----0----------0--------0----0---0----0----------0---0---|
then this
         by guitars one and two
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-12-12-12-12-9-9-9-9|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-10-10-10-10-7-7-7-7|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
pre-verse

guitar one
palm mute the open c
pm----|  pm---|  pm---|  pm---|   pm---|  pm---|  pm---|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0----0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-------------|
|-0-0-0-5-0-0-0-8-0-0-0-7-0-0-0-10-0-0-0-5-0-0-0-8-0-0-0-7-0---8---7-----|
|-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0----0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-----------10|

rythym guitar
|pm---|  pm---|  pm---|  pm---|   pm-------------------------------| pm-|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0|
|-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0|
|-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0|
verse

guitar one
pm----|  pm---|  pm---|  pm---|   pm---|  pm---|  
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0----0-0-0---0-0-0-------------------------|
|-0-0-0-5-0-0-0-8-0-0-0-7-0-0-0-10-0-0-0-5-0-0-0-8--------7---8-7--------|
|-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0----0-0-0---0-0-0----5-5-5---8-----10-----|

                             rythym guitar
                             |pm-------| pm----|
                             |-------------------------------------------|
                             |-------------------------------------------|
                             |-------------------------------------------|
                             |-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0--------------7-5--------|
                             |-0-0-0-0-0-5-0-0-0-8--------7--------7-----|
                             |-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0----5-5-5---8------------|

guitar one
pm----|  pm---|  pm---|  pm---|   pm---|  pm---|  
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0----0-0-0---0-0-0-------------------------|
|-0-0-0-5-0-0-0-8-0-0-0-7-0-0-0-10-0-0-0-5-0-0-0-8--------7---8-7--------|
|-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0----0-0-0---0-0-0----5-5-5---8-----10-----|

rythym guitar
|pm---|   pm--|   pm--|   pm--|    pm--|   pm--|  
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0----0-0-0---0-0-0----5-------8------------|
|-0-0-0-5-0-0-0-8-0-0-0-7-0-0-0-10-0-0-0-5-0-0-0-8--5-------8------------|
|-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0----0-0-0---0-0-0----5-------8------------|

repeat the first verse twice then the harmony twice
then this interlude by guitars one and two
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-9-9-9-9|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-7-7-7-7|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|        

|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-9-9-9-9-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-14-14-14-14-14-|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-12-12-12-12-12-|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-14-14-14-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-12-12-12-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-10-10|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--8--8|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-10-10-10-10-10-10-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--8--8--8--8--8--8-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13------|

guitar three
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------9-----9-10------|
|--------------------------------------------8--7--8-10----12------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
verse


guitars one and two
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

guitar three
(I think he finger taps some of it but I can't tell) 
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--0--0-12p=0--0-10p=0--0--9--7p=0-10p=0--0--9--5------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

guitars one and two
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

guitar three
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--0--0-12p=0--0-10p=0--0--9--7p=0-10p=0--0--9--5------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

guitars one and two
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

guitar three
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--0--0-12p=0--0-10p=0--0--9--7p=0-10p=0--0--9--5------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

guitars one and two
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

guitar three
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--0--0-12p=0--0-10p=0--0--9--7p=0-10p=0--0--9--5------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

guitars one and two
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

guitar three
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--0--0-12p=0--0-10p=0--0--9--7p=0-10p=0--0--9--5------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

guitars one and two
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

guitar three
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--0--0-12p=0--0-10p=0--0--9--7p=0-10p=0--0--9--5------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

guitars one and two
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

guitar three
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--0--0-12p=0--0-10p=0--0--9--7p=0-10p=0--0--9--5------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

guitars one and two
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-----------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-----------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

guitar three
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--0--0-12p=0--0-10p=0--0---------------9-----9-10-----------------------|
|--------------------------8--7--8-10-----12-----------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|


breakdown by guitar one
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------5--------------------5------------------5--8--7--8-7---|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0---0--0----10|

rythym guitar
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|0--------------------0--------------------0-----------------0-----------|
|0--------------------0--------------------0-----------------0-----------|
|0--------------------0--------------------0-----------------0-----------|

outro guitar one
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----10p7p0-10p7p0---7-------10p7p0-10p7p0---7--------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-0-0---------------0----0-0----------------0----------------------------|

guitar two
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------7p5p0-7p5p0------------7p5p0-7p5p0--------------------------------|
|---------------------7-----------------------7--------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-0-0---------------0----0-0----------------0----------------------------|

guitar one
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----10p7p0-10p7p0---7----10---9---10-9---------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------10----------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-0-0---------------0----0----0---0--------------------------------------|

guitar two
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------7p5p0--7p5p0---------7---5----7-5---------------------------------|
|---------------------7-------------------7------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-0-0---------------0----0----0---0--------------------------------------|

that's about it, post any corrections, God bless
Doug.


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