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Iron Man
Black Sabbath

This tab is pretty much the way that Tony Iommi plays the song. Most of the
other tabs for this song are way off so you guys need this.
It's a great song by a great band on a great album. Basically its great.
Enjoy!

 [Intro]
 press behind nut on E string
e|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|----------------------|
D|2---------------------|
A|----------------------|
E|0^--------------------|

[Verse]

e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--9-/-12--12/14----17\16-17\16-17\12--12-12/14-14-----------|
E|--7-/-10--10/12----15\14-15\14-15\10--10-10/12-12-----------|

[Bridge 1]

e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------| x2
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------5-----------------------------------------------------|
E|--7-7---7--6-5-5-5--0-4-5-5-6-------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------5-----------------------------------------------------|
E|--7-7---7--6-5-5-5------------------------------------------|

Bridge 2: (Tony does not play the -7----5- on the E string, this is
played by Geezer on bass)

e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------| x2
D|------------------7-8-9-------------------------------------|
A|-9-9------7-7-8-9-------------------------------------------|
E|-7-7-7-10---------------------------------------------------|

[Bridge 3]

e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-11-9-------------------------------------------------------|x2
D|------11-10-9-----------------------------------------------|
A|--------------7---------------------------------------------|
E|----------------7-7/9-9-------------------------------------|

[Solo 1]

e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------5----------5-5-------------|
G|-------------------------4-4-4h6---6--6p4-------6p4---4h6---|
D|-----2-2h4-4p2---2-4-4/6------------------6---------6-------|
A|-2-4-----------4--------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------9-----------------------------------9--------------|
B|-------------9--12p9-----9-------------------------129----9-129-|
G|-6---11-11^----------11----9-9^------------9-11^------119-------|
D|---------------------------------11-9-9h11----------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------9-12^----9--------12^---12^^12---12^^12-129----9--------|
B|-9-129----9---12^------12-9-9---------------------------12---12-12^-|
G|-11------119--------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|----9---------9-----------------------------------------------------|
B|12^---129---9---129-------------------------------------------------|
G|---------11---------11-11p9---9-9--------------9-9--------------9---|
D|---------------------------11-----11p9----9h11-----11p9----9-11-9-9-|
A|---------------------------------------11---------------11----------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------9----------------------------9---|
D|9h11-9h11-9h11-9-11-9-9-9h11-9h11-9h11-9h11-9-11-9-9-|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|------9---6-4-----------------6-4-----------------|
D|-9-11-9-9-----6-5-4-2-------------6-5-4-2---------|
A|----------------------2-2/4-4-------------2-2/4-4-|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

[Bridge 4]

e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------| x2
D|---------------------4-5-4h5p4p0--|
A|-7p5-7--5h7-5--7p5-7--------------|
E|----------------------------------|

[Solo 2]

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------7---7-9-9^^^--9^^^---9^^--7---7/9------------------|
D|------5---7/9---9-------------------------9----------------------|
A|--6/7---7--------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------10-10h12-12^-12^-12^^-10-12p10-----10---------------------|
B|-8---10/12---------------------------------------12-12\10-8-11-8-----|
G|---9--------------------------------------12---------------------9-7-|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------7--7-9-9^^-9^^-9^^^^----|
D|-9\7-5--7p5----5h7-------5-7-7/9---9---------------------|
A|------------7------5h7-----------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|-9^-9^^-9p7----7-----------------------------------------|
D|------------9------9\7-5-7---5-7-7^^--7^^--7^^^-5--------|
A|---------------------------------------------------7-----|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

[Outro]

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

Intro x3
[Verse] x7
[Bridge 1]
[Verse] x4
[Bridge] 2 x2
[Verse] x4
[Bridge 2] x2
[Bridge 3]
[Solo 1]
[Bridge 2] x2
[Verse] x4
[Bridge 4]
[Solo 2]
[Bridge 4]
[Outro]

************************************

| /  Slide up
| \  Slide down
| h  Hammer-on
| p  Pull-off

************************************
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bmxer212 10 Sep 05, 2002 08:00 PM

sucks

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gEEtAr_sTuD 0 Jan 12, 2003 07:00 PM

most accurate tab yet..
its not on the a and d strings for all u retards who think it is

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tiftcte 595 Apr 03, 2004 07:00 PM

dont bother with this one

ver.1 is better

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