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Iced Earth:  Melancholy (Holy Martyr)

transcribed by:  Russ Elton (webmaster@abysslord.com)
     edited by:  Chipsie (IchJQ@gmx.de)
       solo by:  Stefanos Danakos (slaytanic_gr@yahoo.com)
     edited by:  Adam Tunzelmann (chadam31@hotmail.com)

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

                          The Frozen Palace
                  http://abysslord.com/icedearth/

Date last modified:  April 29, 2003
 
PLEASE DO NOT COPY THIS TAB TO ANOTHER SITE 
WITHOUT AUTHORS' PERMISSION.  THANK YOU.

Tuning: Eb

Riff 1
Guitar 1 (12 String Acoustic)
eb|----------------------|
Bb|----------------------|
Gb|----------------------|
Db|-----9------9-7--5--4-|
Ab|---7------7-----------|
Eb|-0------0-------------|
   "Make the sadness..."
eb|----------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------|
Db|---4---7--4------2---5--2---|
Ab|-5---5------5--3---3------3-|
Eb|----------------------------|


Guitar 2 (12 String Acoustic)
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------|
Db|------12-------12-10--9--7-|
Ab|---10-------10-------------|
Eb|-0--------0----------------|

eb|-------0-------------0------|
Bb|----------------------------|
Gb|----------7-------------5---|
Db|---7--------7----5--------5-|
Ab|-9---9---------7---7--------|
Eb|----------------------------|



Riff 2 (Distortion)
eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|----------------7-------------------7-|
Ab|------2----5-55-5---------2----5-55-5-|
Eb|-0-00-0--------------0-00-0-----------|
    * **      * **      * **      * **
   "I see the sadness..."

Lead into next section:
eb|-----|
Bb|-----|
Gb|-----|
Db|-----|
Ab|-----|
Eb|--0--|


Play Riff 1   "Make the sadness..."
Play Riff 2   "I see the sadness..."

Riff 3 (Solo Rhythm)
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|------9-------9-------9------9-|
Ab|-7-77-7--7-77-7--7-77-7-7-77-7-|
Eb|-------------------------------|
    * **    * **    * **   * **
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------|
Db|----9\7-7-------7\5-5----5/7-|
Ab|-77-7\5-5----55-5\3-3----3/5-|
Eb|-----------------------------|
    **          **

Solo
eb|------------------------------------7/-12~-|
Bb|--------------------10-12-13-12~-----------|
Gb|-------------9-11-12-----------------------|
Db|-------7-9-10------------------------------|
Ab|-7-9-10------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------|
 
eb|-13p12p10-12~--(12)/19-19-20-17~\-|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------|

eb|-/14-15-15b17--14h15----|
Bb|--------------------17~-|
Gb|------------------------|
Db|------------------------|
Ab|------------------------|
Eb|------------------------|
 
eb|-19p15------15-19p15-15-20p15-15-|
Bb|------17--17---------------------|
Gb|--------16-----------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|

eb|-19p15------15-19p15-15-20p15-15-|
Bb|------17--17---------------------|
Gb|--------16-----------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|

eb|-19p15------15-19p15-15-20p15-15-|
Bb|------17--17---------------------|
Gb|--------16-----------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|

eb|-/22-20-19-20-19p17-17~----17-20-20p19-|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------|

eb|-17h19p17h19p17h19-15h17p15h17\14-15p14------14-|
Bb|---------------------------------------15--15---|
Gb|-----------------------------------------14-----|
Db|------------------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------|

eb|-15p14-19p14------|
Bb|--------------17~-|
Gb|------------------|
Db|------------------|
Ab|------------------|
Eb|------------------|

End solo

Play Riff 2    "I see the sadness..."


Ending solos:

Solo #1
Guitar 1
eb|-12~----/15--14h15-14----15----\10-|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------|

eb|-12~----/15--14h15-14----15----17----19-\-|
Bb|------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
eb|-15~----/19--17h19-17----19----\14-|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------|

eb|-15~----/19--17h19-17----19----20----22-\-|
Bb|------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------|


Solo #2
Guitar 1
eb|-7---------------------7---------------------|
Bb|---8---7/8~--7h8p7---8---8---7/8~--7h8p7---8-|
Gb|-----9-------------9-------9-------------9---|
Db|---------------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|-/7~----8~----10~----12-10h12p10------|
Gb|--------------------------------12-11-|
Db|--------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|

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



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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deathroman13 30 Sep 07, 2013 09:03 AM

Great tab.

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