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Iced Earth:  Burnt Offerings

transcribed by: Russ Elton (vicelton@yahoo.com)
                Brian Van Maurik (bmvst7+@pitt.edu)
with help from: dsl@sigmaweb.net
     edited by: Vassilis Androutsopoulos (Billy_270@hotmail.com)

FIND EVERY ICED EARTH SONG AND
THE MOST UPDATED VERSION OF THIS SONG AT:

                          The Frozen Palace
                  http://truemetal.org/icedearth/

Date last modified:  01/17/02
  
PLEASE DO NOT COPY THIS TAB TO ANOTHER SITE 
WITHOUT AUTHORS' PERMISSION.  THANK YOU.

Tuning: Eb

Here's the intro for the Days of Purgatory CD:

Guitar 1               x2
eb|---------------------|
Bb|---------------------|
Gb|---------------------|
Db|----------4--------7-|
Ab|-5--------2--------5-|
Eb|-3-------------------|

eb|---------------------|
Bb|---------------------|
Gb|---------------------|
Db|-------------7-------|
Ab|-3--------5--5--5--7-|
Eb|-1--------3-----3--5-|

Guitar 2
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------7--------------|
Ab|-/10~--7-9-10--7-9-10---10-9-10-7-10-|
Eb|-------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------7-10-9~-|
Ab|-9-10-7~-------------9---------|
Eb|----------10-8-7~--------------|

eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------7--------------|
Ab|-/10~--7-9-10--7-9-10---10-9-10-7-10-|
Eb|-------------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|------7~----------------7-10-9~-|
Ab|-9-10-----10-9tr10----9---------|
Eb|--------------------------------|

eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------|
Db|--7~--9-10--9-10-9-7----------------|
Ab|---------------------10~----5--5/7~-|
Eb|------------------------------------|


End of Days Of Purgatory intro.  Here's the studio CD intro.

eb|--17----17--19----17--20----17--22----17--20---19---|
Bb|------17--------17--------17--------17------17---17-|
Gb|----------------------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------|

eb|--17----17--19----17--20----17--22----17--20---19---|
Bb|------18--------18--------18--------18------18---18-|
Gb|----------------------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------|

After awhile, two notes fade in
eb|----------------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------3---------------------|
Ab|-0--------------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------|

End of studio CD intro.  Now both versions pick up here with 
the distortion crashing in:

Riff 1
Guitar 1
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|--------------------------|
Ab|-7----6-6----7------9-7-6-|
Eb|-5----4-4----5----0-7-5-4-|
                     * * *
Guitar 2
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|---5-4-5----5---5----5-4-5----5---5--|
Db|-7--------7---7----6--------6---6----|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|
    * * * *  * * * *  * * * *  * * * * 

Piano (arranged for guitar)
eb|----8-7-8----8----8----8-7-8---8---8-|
Bb|-10-------10---10----9-------9---9---|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|


Riff 2
Guitar 1
eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------|
Db|---2-1-2----2-1-2----2-1-2----2-1-2-|
Ab|-4--------4--------3--------3-------|
Eb|------------------------------------|
    * * * *  * * * *  * * * *  * * * *

Guitar 2
eb|--9--12----9--12----8---9---11--12---|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|

Guitar 3
eb|--12--16--12--16---11--12---14--16---|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|


Riff 3                                 x2
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-6------7------6------6-----------9\-|
Ab|-4-4444-5-5555-4-4444-4-4444-7777-7\-|
Eb|-------------------------------------|
      ****   ****   ****   **** ****     
   "In one last breath..."
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-5------5------5------5------5-5-|
Ab|-3-3333-3-3333-3-3333-3-3333-3-3-|
Eb|---------------------------------|
      ****   ****   ****   ****
   "You'll see the things I see..."


Riff 4
Guitar 1        x3                                     x2
eb|--------------|------------|-------------------------|
Bb|--------------|------------|-------------------------|
Gb|--------------|------------|---------2-----------2---|
Db|---6h7-6--4---|---6h7-6--4-|-----4-5---5-4---4-5---5-|
Ab|-4----------4-|-4----------|-2-2-----------2---------|
Eb|--------------|------------|-------------------------|

Guitar 2        x3                                     x2
eb|--------------|------------|-------------------------|
Bb|--------------|------------|---------5-----------5---|
Gb|---8-9-8--6---|---8-9-8--6-|-----6-7---7-6---6-7---7-|
Db|-6----------6-|-6----------|-4-4-----------4---------|
Ab|--------------|------------|-------------------------|
Eb|--------------|------------|-------------------------|

Guitar 3
eb|------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------|
Db|-6---------------------------4------------|
Ab|-4---------------------------2------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------|


Play Riff 3   "Every note..."
Play Riff 4   

Riff 5
Guitar 1
eb|----------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------4----------------------------4-6-|
Db|----6-7--6-7----7-6--7-6-4----4-6--4-6-7------|
Ab|-4--------------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------7------------------|
   "Spill your blood..."

Guitar 2
eb|-------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------|
Db|-6-------------------------4-----------2---|
Ab|-4-----------2-------------2-----------0---|
Eb|-------------0-----------------------------|

Guitar 3 comes in after awhile
eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|--6--------------------------------|
Db|------9--7--6----------9--7--6-----|
Ab|---------------7--4-------------9--|
Eb|-----------------------------------|


Riff 6                                                    x4
eb|--------------------------------------------------------|-------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------------------|-------|
Gb|--------------------------------------------------------|-------|
Db|--------------------------------------------------------|-------|
Ab|---3--3--4--4--4---3--3--2--2--2---3--3--4--4--4--2-3-5-|--2-4--|
Eb|-22-22-22-22-22--22-22-22-22-22--22-22-22-22-22---0-1-3-|--0h2--|
    ** ** ** ** **  ** ** ** ** **  ** ** ** ** **


Riff 7
eb|---------------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------5-5-2-4-----------------------|
Eb|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-0h2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
    * * * * * * * * * *         * * * * * * * * * * * 
eb|----------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------------|
Ab|-2-2-2-4---------------------5-5--2-3-5--7--4-|
Eb|-0-0-0h2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3--0-1-3--5--2-|
            * * * * * * * * * * 

Final time
eb|-----------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------------|
Ab|-2-2-2-4---------------------5-5--2-3-5--7--9--|
Eb|-0-0-0h2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3--0-1-3--5--7--|
            * * * * * * * * * * 


Riff 8 (Clean)
eb|----------------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-4-------4----4-------4----5-------5----5-------5---|
Db|------2----2-------2----2-------2----2-------2----2-|
Ab|----2------------2------------2------------2--------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------|
    "Dark shadows..."
eb|----------------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-4-------4----4-------4----2-------2----0-------0---|
Db|------2----2-------2----2-------2----2-------2----2-|
Ab|----2------------2------------2------------2--------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------|
                                                                              
Lead over the above rhythm (guitar 2 plays top notes)
eb|--------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-3~--3h5p3---3-5~--5h6p5-3---3~--3h5p3------------------|
Gb|-4~--4h5p5-5-4-5~--5h7p5-4-5-4~--4h5p5-5-4-5~--5-4~--5~-|
Db|-----------7---------------7-----------7-5-7~--7-5~--7~-|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------------|


Riff 9 (Clean)
eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|-----0-----------------0------------|
Gb|---5---5---5---5-----5---5---5---5--|
Db|-7-------7---7-----6-------6---6----|
Ab|------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------|
   "These are not idle threats my friends..."


Riff 1a (distortion)
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------|
Ab|--7----6-6-------7------9-7-6-|
Eb|--5----4-4-------5------7-5-4-|
                           * *
  "Cast their bodies, to the flames!"                                 
                                             

Riff 10 (Solo Rhythm)                    x2
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|-6-7-6-6-9-9--6-7-6-6-9-9--5-5-5-5-5-5-|
Ab|-4-5-4-4-7-7--4-5-4-4-7-7--3-3-3-3-3-3-|
Eb|-4-5-4-4-7-7--4-5-4-4-7-7--3-3-3-3-3-3-|
                     x4 
eb|-------------------|
Bb|-------------------|
Gb|-------------------|
Db|-6----9----5--4--7-|
Ab|-4----7----5--4--7-|
Eb|-4----7------------|


Solo 
(contributed by ?? ....if you're out there, let me know and i'll give credit to you)
eb|--------------------------------------------------------19tp12p7-17tp7-19tp7-|
Bb|-------------------5ah~------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------6~----------6ah~-bp5~-------(5~)------------------------------|
Db|--5b--p2---------------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-19tp12p7-19tp12p7-20tp13p8-20tp13p8-19tp12p7-19tp12p7-20tp13p8-20tp13p8--|
Bb|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-19tp12p7-19tp12p7-20tp13p8-20tp13p8-22tp15p10-22tp15p10-22tp15p10-22tp15p10-|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-19tp12p7-19tp12p7-19tp12p7-19tp12p7-19tp12p7-19tp12p7-|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------|

eb|----------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----14-15-17-17p14------14-----------------0-------------------|
Gb|-16----------------------16------16b-14-13~------------11ahb~p9-|
Db|-------------------------------------------------------11~------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|--------14-15-br~15-14h15p14----------------17-19-20-22---|
Bb|-----17-------------------------------17b~--17------------|
Gb|-16-------------------------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-19-20-22-20p19p17-17-19-20-20p19-19p17-15-17-19-19p17p15-|
Bb|----------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-15-13-15-17-15-13---------------------13---------------------------9-----|
Bb|----------------------------15bp14-14-15----15-14-12brp9--------------12--|
Gb|----------------------------------------------------------------------11b-|
Db|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------------12ah-10ah-------|
Gb|-11b--9-11ahbp9-11br--shake-up&down------------------9-11b---------11--|
Db|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|------------10---------------------|
Gb|-------------------11-----9ahb~----|
Db|-12~---------------12--------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------|

this part's not as hard as it looks
eb|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|---69697107108118119129121013101311141114121512151316131613---|
Db|---............................................PM............-|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-12~--------|
Bb|-14~--------|
Gb|------------|
Db|------------|
Ab|------------|
Eb|------------|

End solo

Play Riff 4
Play Riff 5   "Spill your blood..."    


notation:
^   =  bend [ ^ = half, ^^ = whole, etc. ]
^r  =  bend and release
x   =  mute with fret-hand
*   =  mute with palm-hand
X\\ =  pick slide
h   =  hammer-on
p   =  pull-off
~   =  vibrato
t   =  tap-on
/   =  slide up
\   =  slide down
h.  =  harmonics
ah  =  artificial harmonic
(9) =  ghost note
tm  =  trem picking
tr  =  trill

            
            
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