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Author
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Band- Iced Earth
Song- Diary
Album- Burnt Offerings

Tuning: Eb

Riff 1
Guitar 1
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|--------------------------|
Ab|-2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2-|
Eb|-0-0----0-0----0-0----0-0-|
    * *    * *    * *    * *

Guitar 2
eb|--0----------0----|
Bb|--5b6--------5b6--|
Gb|------------------|
Db|------------------|
Ab|------------------|
Eb|------------------|


Riff 2            
Guitar 1              x2
eb|--------------------|
Bb|--------------------|
Gb|--------------------|
Db|--------------------|
Ab|-2------5--4------5-|
Eb|-0----0-3--2----0-3-|

Guitar 2 (Clean, low volume with reverb)
eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------|
Gb|-----12---10-9-10-9-9---------------|
Db|---9----9---------------------------|
Ab|-7--------------------7-8-7-10-7-8~-|
Eb|------------------------------------|

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


Play Riff 1   "Mine is pure darkness..."
Play Riff 2   "In the twilight of morning..."


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

Guitar 2
eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|---7-9-10--9-7--9p7\-5------7-9-10-|
Ab|-7---------------------7--7--------|
Eb|-----------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------------|
Db|---7-9-10--9-7--9p7\-5----------------------|
Ab|-7----------------------7-7--------5--------|
Eb|--------------------------5--5-5-4-3--3-3-2-|
                                * * *    * * *
eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|---7-9-10--9-7--9p7\-5------7-9-10-|
Ab|-7---------------------7--7--------|
Eb|-----------------------------------|

eb|----------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------|
Db|---7-9-10--9-7--9p7\-5-7----------------------|
Ab|-7---------------------7-7--------5--------2--|
Eb|-------------------------5--5-5-4-3--3-3-2-0--|
                               * * *    * * *


Lead into next section:
eb|----------|
Bb|----------|
Gb|----------|
Db|-10--7-10-|
Ab|--8--5--8-|
Eb|--8--5--8-|

Riff 4             
Guitar 1
eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|-9-----9---------------------------|
Ab|-7-----7-----5788-7-----7-----5788-|
Eb|---0-0---0-0--------0-0---0-0------|
      * *   * * ****   * *   * * ****
   "I missed my love tonight..."
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------|
Db|------------------10--7-10-|
Ab|-7-----7-----5780--8--5--8-|
Eb|---0-0---0-0-------8--5--8-|
      * *   * * ****


Guitar 2 (When singing starts)
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|-12~----10h12h13-12~----12h13h15-|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|-13~----12h13h15-15b17----15-13h15p13-|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|

Final time:
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|-13~----13-12-13-15b17----15-13-|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------|


Riff 5
eb|-------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------|
Db|-5----4------------------------------------|
Ab|-3----2--5-4-2-----------------------------|
Eb|-3-------3-2-0-0-000-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
                  * *** * * * * * * * * * * *
eb|-------------|
Bb|-------------|
Gb|-------------|
Db|-5----4------|
Ab|-3----2--5-4-|
Eb|-3-------3-2-|


Play Riff 4   "Skin soft and white..."
Play Riff 5

Riff 6                                             x3
eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-2--0--2--0--3-3---------------------------------|
Ab|-2--0--2--0--3-3---------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------0-000-0-000-000-000-000-000-000-|
                    * *** * *** *** *** *** *** ***
  "I will have her..."
eb|-----------------|
Bb|-----------------|
Gb|-----------------|
Db|-2--0--2--0--3-3-|
Ab|-2--0--2--0--3-3-|
Eb|-----------------|
  "It's time to sleep..."


Play Riff 2  "...again..."

Riff 2a                   x2
eb|------------------------|
Bb|------------------------|
Gb|------------------------|
Db|------------------------|
Ab|-2----2-2-5--4----4-4-5-|
Eb|-0----0-0-3--2----2-2-3-|
         * *         * *
   "As consciousness slips..."

Guitar 2 (Clean, low volume with reverb)
eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------|
Gb|-----12---10-9-10-9-9---------------|
Db|---9----9---------------------------|
Ab|-7--------------------7-8-7-10-7-8~-|
Eb|------------------------------------|

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



Riff 7
eb|------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-7----9----10----12-9----7----9----10------7-10-|
Eb|---00---00----00------10---00---00----00-8------|
      **   **    **           **   **    **         
eb|----------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------------|
Ab|-7----9----10----12-9-------------------------|
Eb|---00---00----00------10--8-7-777-5-555-8-5-0-|
      **   **    **    *  *    * *** * *** * * *
                       "Like it did ten thousand years ago..."

Riff 8
eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----|
Eb|---1-1---1-1---1-1---1-1---1-1---1-0---5-5---5-5-|
      * *   * *   * *   * *   * *   * *   * *   * *
eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----|
Eb|---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---3-3---3-3-|
      * *   * *   * *   * *   * *   * *   * *   * *


Riff 8a (Solo Rhythm)
eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----|
Eb|---1-1---1-1---1-1---1-1---1-1---1-0---5-5---5-5-|
    * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----|
Eb|---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---3-3---3-0-|
    * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *


Solo
eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------|
Gb|----10-------12-------13----------------|
Db|-10----10-10----10-10----10-10-14-10-10-|
Ab|----------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------|
     *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|----10-------12-------13---------------|
Db|-10----10-10----10-10----10-10-14-10-9-|
Ab|---------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------|
     *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  * *
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|-9-----10-----9-----10-----|
Db|---9-9----9-9---9-9----9-9-|
Ab|---------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------|
    * * *  * * * * * *  * * *
eb|----------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------|
Gb|-9-----10-----9-----10------|
Db|---9-9----9-9---9-9----9-10-|
Ab|----------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------|
    * * *  * * * * * *  * *  *
eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------|
Gb|----10-------12-------13----------------|
Db|-10----10-10----10-10----10-10-14-10-10-|
Ab|----------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------|
     *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|----10-------12-------13---------------|
Db|-10----10-10----10-10----10-10-14-10-9-|
Ab|---------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------|
     *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  * *
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|-9-----10-----9-----10-----|
Db|---9-9----9-9---9-9----9-9-|
Ab|---------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------|
    * * *  * * * * * *  * * *
eb|---------------------|
Bb|---------------------|
Gb|-9-----10-----9b10r9-|
Db|---9-9----9-9-a------|
Ab|---------------------|
Eb|---------------------|
    * * *  * * *

End Solo


Riff 6a (Solo Rhythm)                            x3
eb|-----------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------------|
Db|-9--7--9--7--10-10-----------------------------|
Ab|-7--5--7--5---8--8---------2---------2-----2---|
Eb|-------------------0-000-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
                      * *** *   * * * *   * *   *
eb|---------------------|
Bb|---------------------|
Gb|---------------------|
Db|-9--7--9--7--10-10---|
Ab|-7--5--7--5---8--8-2-|
Eb|-------------------0-|


Solo
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|

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

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

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

End Solo


Riff 10             
Guitar 1            x4
eb|------------------|
Bb|------------------|
Gb|------------------|
Db|------------------|
Ab|-7----5----8----7-|
Eb|------------------|
    "Forbidden love..."

Guitar 2            x4
eb|------------------|
Bb|------------------|
Gb|------------------|
Db|-5----4----7----5-|
Ab|------------------|
Eb|------------------|


Both guitars
eb|---------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------------|
Db|-----9------7----(7)\------10------9----(9)\-|
Ab|-----7------5----(5)\-------8------7----(7)\-|
Eb|-0-0------0------------0-0-------0-----------|
    * *      *            * *       *
eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|-----9------7----(7)\------10----9-9--|
Ab|-----7------5----(5)\-------8----7-7--|
Eb|-0-0-7----0-5----(5)\--0-0--8----7-7--|
    * *      *            * *

   
"Now I'm the one crucified..."


Lead into next section:
eb|----------|
Bb|----------|
Gb|----------|
Db|-10--7-10-|
Ab|--8--5--8-|
Eb|--8--5--8-|

Play Riff 4   "For her immortal..."
Play Riff 5   
Play Riff 6   "I will have her..."

Ending
eb|-----------------|
Bb|-----------------|
Gb|-----------------|
Db|-2--0--2--0--3-3-|
Ab|-2--0--2--0--3-3-|
Eb|-----------------|
    "I will make her mine!"

Notation:

10^        = bend a quarter step.
10b11      = bend a half step.
10b12      = bend a full step.
10b12r10   = bend and release.
[10]12     = pre-bend.
[10]12r10  = pre-bend and release.
{14}       = pick the 14th fret while holding the most 
             previous bend.
<17>       = touch the string above the 17th fret while 
             previous note(s) is(are) still ringing.

10b13*     = tremolo bar bend, from the 10th fret to the 13th fret.
7d4*       = tremolo bar dive, from the 7th fret to the 4th fret. 
12~*       = tremolo bar vibrato.

x   =  mute with fret-hand
*   =  palm mute
X\\ =  pick slide
h   =  hammer-on
p   =  pull-off
~   =  vibrato
t   =  finger tap
/   =  slide up
\   =  slide down
h.  =  natural harmonics
a   =  artificial harmonics
(9) =  ghost note
tm  =  trem picking
tr  =  trill

            
            
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