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Iced Earth:  Ten Thousand Strong

transcribed by: Russ Elton (webmaster@abysslord.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:  12/21/07
  
PLEASE DO NOT COPY THIS TAB TO ANOTHER SITE 
WITHOUT AUTHORS' PERMISSION.  THANK YOU.

Tuning: Eb

Intro
Both guitars
eb|-----------------------|
Bb|-----------------------|
Gb|-----------------------|
Db|-----------------------|
Ab|-2---------2---------2-|
Eb|-0--000000-0--000000-0-|
       ******    ******
eb|--------------------|
Bb|--------------------|
Gb|--------------------|
Db|--------------------|
Ab|--------2-4----5--2-|
Eb|-000000-0-2-00-3--0-|
    ******     **
eb|--------------------|
Bb|--------------------|
Gb|--------------------|
Db|--------------------|
Ab|--------2---------2-|
Eb|-000000-0--000000-0-|
    ******    ******
eb|--------------------|
Bb|--------------------|
Gb|--------------------|
Db|---------------5--5-|
Ab|--------2-4----3--2-|
Eb|-000000-0-2-00------|
    ******     **
eb|------------------|
Bb|------------------|
Gb|------------------|
Db|------------------|
Ab|------2---------2-|
Eb|-0000-0--000000-0-|
    ****    ******
eb|---------------|
Bb|---------------|
Gb|---------------|
Db|---------------|
Ab|--------2-4----|
Eb|-000000-0-2-00-|
    ******     **

Harmony part:
Guitar 1
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------|
Ab|-5--5-555-7-5-3--3-333-2-0-3-2-|
Eb|-------------------------------|
       * *** * *    * *** * *
Guitar 2
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-4--4-444-5-4------------------|
Ab|--------------7--7-777-5-3-7-5-|
Eb|-------------------------------|
       * *** * *    * *** * *

Riff 1
Both guitars
eb|------------------|
Bb|------------------|
Gb|------------------|
Db|------------------|
Ab|------2---------2-|
Eb|-0000-0--000000-0-|
    ****    ******
   "A gathering..."
eb|--------------------|
Bb|--------------------|
Gb|--------------------|
Db|--------------------|
Ab|--------2-4----5--2-|
Eb|-000000-0-2-00-3--0-|
    ******     **
   "...by the Elder..."
eb|--------------------|
Bb|--------------------|
Gb|--------------------|
Db|--------------------|
Ab|--------2---------2-|
Eb|-000000-0--000000-0-|
    ******    ******
   "The consequence..."
eb|--------------------|
Bb|--------------------|
Gb|--------------------|
Db|---------------5--5-|
Ab|--------2-4----3--2-|
Eb|-000000-0-2-00------|
    ******     **
   "...imminent..."
eb|------------------|
Bb|------------------|
Gb|------------------|
Db|------------------|
Ab|------2---------2-|
Eb|-0000-0--000000-0-|
    ****    ******
   "...prophecy..."
eb|---------------|
Bb|---------------|
Gb|---------------|
Db|---------------|
Ab|--------2-4----|
Eb|-000000-0-2-00-|
    ******     **
   "...foreboding..."

Harmony part:
Guitar 1
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------|
Ab|-5--5-555-7-5-3--3-333-2-0-3-2-|
Eb|-------------------------------|
       * *** * *    * *** * *
   "Forces them..."

Guitar 2
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-4--4-444-5-4------------------|
Ab|--------------7--7-777-5-3-7-5-|
Eb|-------------------------------|
       * *** * *    * *** * *

Repeat the above, end with:
eb|------------------|
Bb|------------------|
Gb|------------------|
Db|------------------|
Ab|------2---------2-|
Eb|-0000-0--000000-0-|
    ****    ******
           "Like a..."
eb|---------------|
Bb|---------------|
Gb|---------------|
Db|---------------|
Ab|--------2-4----|
Eb|-000000-0-2-00-|
    ******     **
   "...martyr sacrificed."


Riff 2
Guitar 1
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|-9-----------------------9-7----|
Ab|-7--7-777-777-777-777----7-5----|
Eb|----------------------00-----00-|
       * *** *** *** *** **     **
    "Await the day..."
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|-5-----------------------5-9----|
Ab|-3--3-333-333-333-333----3-7----|
Eb|----------------------00-----00-|
       * *** *** *** *** **     **
    "Earth Mother's..."
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|-7-----------------------7-5----|
Ab|-5--5-555-555-555-555----5-3----|
Eb|----------------------00-----00-|
       * *** *** *** *** **     **
    "Erase the..."
eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|-4-------------------5--------7----|
Ab|-2--2-222-222-22-3-3-3-33-5-5-5----|
Eb|--------------------------------00-|
       * *** *** ** * *   ** * *   **
    "They know not..."


Guitars 2 & 3 (Guitar 3 plays top notes)
eb|---------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------------|
Db|--9----9-7--5----5--9--7----7-5--4----5----7-|
Ab|-10---10-9--7----7-10--9----9-7--5----7----9-|
Eb|---------------------------------------------|

eb|---------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------------|
Db|--9----9-7--5----5--9--7----7-5--4----5----4-|
Ab|-10---10-9--7----7-10--9----9-7--5----7----5-|
Eb|---------------------------------------------|



Play Intro  "What we possess..."
Play Riff 1  but one less repetition

Play Riff 2 w/ these additional guitars:
(Harmony guitar plays top notes)
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-12----12h13--12-12----12h13--13--12-|
Gb|-12----12h14--12-12----12h14--14--12-|
Db|-------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------12h13--12-------12h13--13--12-|
Gb|-12----12h14--12-12----12h14--14--12-|
Db|-14--------------14------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-10----10h12--10-10----10h12--12--10-|
Gb|-11----11h12--11-11----11h12--12--11-|
Db|-------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------10h12--10-------------------12-13-10-12-|
Gb|-11----11h12--11-11-----9-----9-11-12-14-11-12-|
Db|-12--------------12----10-12-10-12-------------|
Ab|--------------------------12-------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------|


Riff 3
Guitar 1
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|--------5------------555-7-5-4-|
Ab|-7-7777---7777-7~--------------|
Eb|-------------------------------|
      ****   ****       *** * * *
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-4------5------4-------5--------7----|
Ab|---5555---5555---5-3-3---33-5-5---55-|
Eb|-------------------------------------|
      ****   ****     * *   ** * *   **

Final time:
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-4------5------4-------5--------7----|
Ab|---5555---5555---5-3-3---33-5-5------|
Eb|----------------------------------00-|
      ****   ****     * *   ** * *   **

Guitar 2
eb|------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------9-----------------999-10-9-7-|
Ab|-10-10101010---10101010-10~---------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------|
        * * * *    * * * *        ***  * * *
eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|-7------9------7-------9--------10----|
Ab|---9999---9999---9-7-7---77-9-9----99-|
Eb|--------------------------------------|
      ****   ****     * *   ** * *    **

Final time:
eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|-7------9------7-------9--------10----|
Ab|---9999---9999---9-7-7---77-9-9-------|
Eb|-----------------------------------00-|
      ****   ****     * *   ** * *    **


Guitars 3 & 4 (Guitar 4 plays top notes)
eb|-----------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------121212-13-12-10-12--10----------------|
Gb|-12~-----------------------------12--11--9-----|
Db|----------9-9-9-10--9--7--9---7-------------12-|
Ab|-10~-----------------------------10---9--7-----|
Eb|--------------------------------------------10-|

eb|------------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------121212-13-15-13-12--13--15--13--12--10-|
Gb|-12~--------------------------------------------|
Db|----------9-9-9-10-12-10--9--10--12--10---9---7-|
Ab|-10~--------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------|


Play Riff 2 w/ the additional guitars


Guitar fill during last chorus:
eb|-20b22~---20~--19~--17~--|
Bb|-------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------|
Db|-------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------|

eb|-15-14h15p14~-----14h15p14--14--------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------17-15-17-17b19r17--|
Gb|--------------------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------|

End guitar fill


Ending:
eb|-----------------------|
Bb|-----------------------|
Gb|-----------------------|
Db|-----------------------|
Ab|-2---------2---------2-|
Eb|-0--000000-0--000000-0-|
       ******    ******
eb|--------------------|
Bb|--------------------|
Gb|--------------------|
Db|--------------------|
Ab|--------2-4----5--2-|
Eb|-000000-0-2-00-3--0-|
    ******     **
eb|--------------------|
Bb|--------------------|
Gb|--------------------|
Db|--------------------|
Ab|--------2---------2-|
Eb|-000000-0--000000-0-|
    ******    ******
eb|--------------------|
Bb|--------------------|
Gb|--------------------|
Db|---------------5--5-|
Ab|--------2-4----3--2-|
Eb|-000000-0-2-00------|
    ******     **

The following is played three times, ended
with the E5 chord shown at the end.
eb|------------------|
Bb|------------------|
Gb|------------------|
Db|------------------|
Ab|------2---------2-|
Eb|-0000-0--000000-0-|
    ****    ******
eb|--------------------|
Bb|--------------------|
Gb|--------------------|
Db|--------------------|
Ab|--------2-4----5--2-|
Eb|-000000-0-2-00-3--0-|
    ******     **
eb|--------------------|
Bb|--------------------|
Gb|--------------------|
Db|--------------------|
Ab|--------2---------2-|
Eb|-000000-0--000000-0-|
    ******    ******
eb|--------------------|-----|
Bb|--------------------|-----|
Gb|--------------------|-----|
Db|---------------5--5-|-----|
Ab|--------2-4----3--2-|--2--|
Eb|-000000-0-2-00------|--0--|
    ******     **


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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