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The Edge Of Darkness Tab

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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
#

Date: Tue, 20 Feb 1996 01:27:53 -0500 (EST)
From: maiden@accent.net (Patrick Julien)
Subject: Re: Iron Maiden Guitar transcription of The edge of darkness form The X factor


                             Song: The edge of Darkness
                             By  : Iron Maiden / The X factor
                             Trans. by: Patrick Julien


Helicopter sound...   4x  Rhy.#1                                                                           
---------|------------||-----------------|-----------------|----------------
---------|------------||--------5-----5--|--------3-----3--|--------5-----5-
---------|--4--2--4--*||--4--4-----4-----|--2--2-----2-----|--4--4-----4----
---------|--4--0--4--*||--4--------------|--0--------------|--4-------------
---------|--2--0--2---||--2--------------|--0--------------|--2-------------
---------|------------||-----------------|-----------------|----------------
                                                                                

                         2x  Rhy.#2 (w/vocal)                                                     
|------------------------||--------------------------|----------------------
|------------------------||--------5-----5-----5-----|----------------------
|-----------5--------7--*||--4--4-----4-----4-----4--|--2-----3-----3-----3-
|--------5--------7-----*||--2-----------------------|--0--2-----2-----2----
|-----3--------5---------||--------------------------|----------------------
|------------------------||--------------------------|----------------------
                                                                                

                                 1st                      2nd                   
---|--------------------------|------------------------|--------------------
---|--------5-----5-----5-----|------------------------|--------------------
---|--4--4-----4-----4-----4--|---------5-----------7--|---------5----------
2--|--2-----------------------|------5-----------7-----|------5-----------2-
---|--------------------------|---3-----------5--------|---3-----------0----
---|--------------------------|------------------------|--------------------
                                                                                

    x4   Rhytm#3/w.dist                                         1st              
----||------------------------------------------------------|---------------
----||------------------------------------------------------|---------------
2--*||---9--9--9--9--9-----7--7--7--7--7-----9--9--9--9--9--|---5--5--5-----
---*||---9--9--9--9--9-----7--7--7--7--7-----9--9--9--9--9--|---5--5--5-----
----||---7--7--7--7--7-----5--5--5--5--5-----7--7--7--7--7--|---3--3--3-----
----||------------------------------------------------------|---------------
                                                                                

             2nd                   x3   variation of Rhy.#3                      
---------|-------------------------||---------------------------------------
---------|-------------------------||---------------------------------------
7--7--7--|---5--5--5-----2--2--2--*||---9--9--9--9--9-----5--5--5--5--5-----
7--7--7--|---5--5--5-----2--2--2--*||---9--9--9--9--9-----5--5--5--5--5-----
5--5--5--|---3--3--3-----0--0--0---||---7--7--7--7--7-----3--3--3--3--3-----
---------|-------------------------||---------------------------------------
                                                                                

                                            Rhy.#4                               
---------------------------------------||-----------------------------------
---------------------------------------||--------------------------------12-
7--7--7--7--7-----5--5--5-----7--7--7--||------9--11--12--11--9--11--12-----
7--7--7--7--7-----5--5--5-----7--7--7--||---9-------------------------------
5--5--5--5--5-----3--3--3-----5--5--5--||-----------------------------------
---------------------------------------||-----------------------------------
                                                                                

                                                                                
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------12--12~~~------------------------
12--11--9~~~-----9--11--12--11--9--11--12----------------9--11--12--11--9---
--------------9---------------------------------------9---------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                                

                              1st/3rd                                            
--------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
--------12----------------|------------------------------------------------|
11--12------12--11--9~~~--|------9--11--12--11--9--------9--11--12--11--9--|
--------------------------|---9-----------------------9--------------------|
--------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
--------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
                                                                                

2nd                        Rhy.#5                                               
-----------------------||---------------------------------------------------
-----------------------||---------------------------------------------------
----9--11--12--11--9---||--9-----9--9--9--9--9--9-----9--9--9-----9--9--9---
-9---------------------||--9-----9--9--9--9--9--9-----9--9--9-----9--9--9---
-----------------------||--7-----7--7--7--7--7--7-----7--7--7-----7--7--7---
-----------------------||---------------------------------------------------
                                                                                

                                                                                
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
9--9--9-----9--9--9-----9--9--12-----7---7--7--7-----7--7--7-----7--7--7----
9--9--9-----9--9--9-----9--9--12-----7---7--7--7-----7--7--7-----7--7--7----
7--7--7-----7--7--7-----7--7--10-----5---5--5--5-----5--5--5-----5--5--5----
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                                

                                        2x Rhy.#4(2nd)  Rhy.#5 x4Rhy.#4(2nd)
----------------------------------------||------------|--------||----------|
----------------------------------------||------------|--------||----------|
7--7--4-----4--4--4-----4--4--5-----9--*||------------|-------*||----------|
7--7--4-----4--4--4-----4--4--5-----9--*||------------|-------*||----------|
5--5--2-----2--2--2-----2--2--3-----7---||------------|--------||----------|
----------------------------------------||------------|--------||----------|
                                                                                

Play Rhy.#5 during Guitar solos...
                                                                                

----------------------------------------------------------------------------
----10--12--13--12--10--10---------10--12--10-------------------------------
12-----------------------------12--------------12--12--11------9--11--12--9-
-----------------------------------------------------------12---------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                                

 5x  Rhy.#3        2x  Rhy.#2        2x  then, play this part...                
-||----------------||----------------||--------------------------|----------
-||----------------||----------------||--------5-----5-----5-----|----------
*||---------------*||---------------*||--4--4-----4-----4-----4--|--2-----3-
*||---------------*||---------------*||--2-----------------------|--0--2----
-||----------------||----------------||--------------------------|----------
-||----------------||----------------||--------------------------|----------
                                                                                

                  slower.........................                               
---------------|-----------------------------------||-----------------------
---------------|--------5-----5-----5-----5-----5--||-----------------------
---3-----3-----|--4--4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----||-----------------------
2-----2-----2--|--2--------------------------------||-----------------------
---------------|-----------------------------------||-----------------------
---------------|-----------------------------------||-----------------------
                                                                              
Note: The guitar solos are not too hard to play but the first one is more 
      confused.  I didn't put them in this tab cause they were too long and
      too hard to write!!!  So, enjoy and try to find how to they play them!!!


If you want other Iron Maiden songs, just e-mail me and I will see what I can
do for you!!! Up the Irons!!!

Patrick Julien, Montreal, Quebec
E-mail: maiden@accent.net

--=====================_824804924==_--


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