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The Wicked Symphony Tab

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Artist: Avantasia
Song: The Wicked Symphony
Album: The Wicked Symphony
Tuning: BGCFAD
Tabbed by: shah

These are mostly the power chords throughout the song. Listen for strumming pattern.
I skipped the solos and the harmonics and some other parts i cant quite get my ear on.

guitar starts at 01:24                                        x2
palm mute at the zeros on b string
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------------------------------|
C|--3-----2-----5-----3-----23233-----2-----5-----3-----2~-----|
G|--3-----2-----5-----3-----23233-----2-----5-----3-----2~-----|
B|--3-0-0-2-0-0-5-0-0-3-0-0-23233-0-0-2-0-0-5-0-0-3-0-0-2~-----|

01:40                        
     p.m   p.m   p.m   p.m       p.m   p.m   p.m   p.m
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-7-----5-----8-----7-----57535-----3-----7-----5-----5---7---|
G|-7-----5-----8-----7-----57535-3-3-3-3-3-7-3-3-5-3-3-5---7---|
B|-7-3-3-5-3-3-8-3-3-7-3-3-57535-----3-----7-----5-----5---7---|

01:48
palm mute on the 5s on b string
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-8-----7-----10-----8-----7---8---7~-----7~------------------|
G|-8-----7-----10-----8-----7---8---7~-----7~---10---8---7-----|
B|-8-5-5-7-5-5-10-5-5-8-5-5-7---8---7~-----7~------------------|

-----------------------------------------------------------------
VERSE:
You'll be running out of miracles. Like I'm running out of dreams.
Madness lurking to my left. Angels faint in front of me....

02:11     And I see eyes to the right..... I hear a promise resound..
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
F|--------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-5~~~~~-------------------------------8~~~~~------------------|
G|-5~~~~~-------------------------------8~~~~~------------------|
B|-5~~~~~-------------------------------8~~~~~------------------|

  Gold and diamonds love and fame...and music meant to remain...
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-7-7---7-7---7----5-5----5---------3-3---3-3---3-------------------|
C|-7-7---7-7---7----5-5----5---------3-3---3-3---3-----------2-3-2-0-|
G|-5-5---5-5---5----3-3----3---------1-1---1-1---1-----------2-3-2-0-|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------2-3-2-0-|

     You've been dying for glory    You've been looking for love
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|     
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
F|----------------------------------------------------------------|
C|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-| p.m all

why dont we read the signs that we're about to get lost....
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|     
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-7---x-7------xx---5-5--x--5-------xx-3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---|
C|-7---x-7------xx---5-5--x--5-------xx-3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---|
G|-5---x-5------xx---3-3--x--3-------xx-1-1---1-1---1-1---1-1---|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------| 

A seeker enthralled by flame eventually home to his 
02:49   pain      ....     you'll reach for the final stage
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|     
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
F|--------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8---8-8|
G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---6-6|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------|   

------------------------------------------------------------
CHORUS (best part of the song....amazing)
Hey man in your hideaway where do we go.. from here..heroes in the tragedy
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|     
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|--------------8~-----------------------------------5---------------|
C|-5~-----------8~------------------------8----3-----5-------------6-|
G|-5~-----------6~------------------------8----3-----3-------------6-|
B|-5~-------------------------------------8----3-------------------6-|

  down home just a memory where do we go when the world gets in the way...
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|     
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
F|--------------------------8-8-8-8------------------------------|
C|-5---3-----------8--------8-8-8-8-------5---3-------3---1-1---1|
G|-5---3-----------8--------6-6-6-6-------5---3-------3---1-1---1|
B|-5---3-----------8----------------------5---3-------3---1-1---1|

  way down to the hideaway afflatus divine your hands and the wicked symphony
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|     
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|--------------8~-----------------------------------5---------------|
C|-5~-----------8~-------------------------8---3-----5-------------6-|
G|-5~-----------6~-------------------------8---3-----3-------------6-|
B|-5~--------------------------------------8---3-------------------6-|

  hey now to the hideaway lock up the rain. for a wicked symphony.
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|     
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------8-8-8-8--------------------------|
C|-5---3-----------8-10-8------8-8-8-8------5---3-------3---1-1-|
G|-5---3-----------8-10-8------6-6-6-6------5---3-------3---1-1-|
B|-5---3-----------8-10-8-------------------5---3-------3---1-1-|

repeat guitar intro, verse, then chorus...

---------------------------------------------------------------------
05:40 chords during first solo...             
     p.m   p.m        p.m   p.m        p.m    p.m       p.m   p.m
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-7-----7--------5-7-----7------5---7-----7--------5-7-----7-----5-|
C|-7-----7--------5-7-----7------5---7-----7--------5-7-----7-----5-|
G|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--3-5-5-5-5-5-5--3---5-5-5-5-5-5-5--3-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|

05:48
     p.m   p.m         p.m     p.m          p.m     p.m
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|     
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-3-----3-----3---10-------10-------10---5-----5-----5-8-----7---7-5---3---2-|
G|-3-----3-----3---10-------10-------10---5-----5-----5-8-----7---7-5---3---2-|
B|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-10-10-10-10-10-10-10---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-8-777-7---7-5---3---2-|


     p.m   p.m        p.m   p.m        p.m    p.m       p.m   p.m
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-7-----7--------5-7-----7------5---7-----7--------5-7-----7-----5-|
C|-7-----7--------5-7-----7------5---7-----7--------5-7-----7-----5-|
G|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--3-5-5-5-5-5-5--3---5-5-5-5-5-5-5--3-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|

     p.m   p.m         p.m     p.m          p.m     p.m
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|     
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-3-----3-----3---10-------10-------10---5-----5-----5-7---5--7-7----3-2-|
G|-3-----3-----3---10-------10-------10---5-----5-----5-7---5--7-7----3-2-|
B|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---10-10-10-10-10-10-10---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7---5--7-7----3-2-|

the second part of the solo....go slow.
06:11                            06:18
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|     
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------6-|
C|-0~~------0---7---8~----------7---3---5~-------3---5---7-------6-|
G|-0~~------0---7---8~----------7---3---5~-------3---5---7-------4-|
B|-0~~------0---7---8~----------7---3---5~-------3---5---7---------|

                                       06:33
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|     
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-7-----------------------------------------------------7---5------------|     
C|-7-----------2-----3------8~---------7-----5---7---8---7---5------2---3-|
G|-5-----------2-----3------8~---------7-----5---7---8---5---3------2---3-|
B|-------------2-----3------8~---------7-----5---7---8--------------2---3-|

this is when he moans ' i cant hear.... ahhh ahhh...'
i dont know what they're playing in this part.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------
now im just gona skip to the heavy headbanging part @07:22
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|     
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|       
F|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-2-x-2---0-2-5-2-0-2-x-2---0-2-5-2~--2-x-2---0-2-5-2-0-2-x-2-0-| 
G|-2-x-2---0-2-5-2-0-2-x-2---0-2-5-2~--2-x-2---0-2-5-2-0-2-x-2-0-|
B|-2-x-2---0-2-5-2-0-2-x-2---0-2-5-2~--2-x-2---0-2-5-2-0-2-x-2-0-|
i cant figure out what they play after this part

D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|     
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-2-x-2---0-2-5-2-0-2-x-2---0-2-5-2~--2-x-2---0-2-5-2-0-12-0-11-10-0-9-0-8-7-|
G|-2-x-2---0-2-5-2-0-2-x-2---0-2-5-2~--2-x-2---0-2-5-2-0-12-0-11-10-0-9-0-8-7-|
B|-2-x-2---0-2-5-2-0-2-x-2---0-2-5-2~--2-x-2---0-2-5-2-0-12-0-11-10-0-9-0-8-7-|

just repeat those parts throughout next solo...

last verse...
D|-----------------------------------|     x2
A|-----------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------|
C|-7------5------2------3------------|    
G|-7------5------2------3------------|     
B|-7------5------2------3------------|     

D|-----------------------------------|     
A|-----------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------|
C|-7------5------2------3------2---3-|    
G|-7------5------2------3------2---3-|     
B|-7------5------2------3------2---3-|   

                      p.m
D|--------------------------------|     
A|--------------------------------|
F|-------------7------------------|
C|-7------5----7------7-7-7-7-7-7-|
G|-7------5----5------5-5-5-5-5-5-
B|-7------5-------------------------

-----------------------------------------------------------
hey man in ur hideaway....where do we go...
D|---------------------------------|     
A|---------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------|
C|-5\----------------------5-7-8-8-|
G|-5\----------------------5-7-8-8-|
B|-5\----------------------5-7-8-8-| repeat chorus

then....
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------------------------------|
C|--3-----2-----5-----3-----23233-----2-----5-----3-----2~-----|
G|--3-----2-----5-----3-----23233-----2-----5-----3-----2~-----|
B|--3-0-0-2-0-0-5-0-0-3-0-0-23233-0-0-2-0-0-5-0-0-3-0-0-2~-----|

last 
D|----------------------|
A|----------------------|
F|----------------------|
C|-10-7-10-10-----------|
G|-10-7-10-10-----------|
B|-10-7-10-10-----------|

so thats it. some parts i wasn't really sure so i just tabbed what sounds best to me...
if anyone can tab the solos and the interlude and the little fills that i missed pls post.
btw this song has one the best choruses of any song ive ever heard. :D
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Poglia wrote on May 26 2010, 11:21 am

Good tab, but the main riff is wrong. I'm tabbing it on Guitar Pro.

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