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King Diamond:  Arrival

transcribed by:  Steve "Tabac" Begin :  sbegin@qc.autoroute.net 
                 Russ Elton          :  mercyfuldiamond@yahoo.com
                 Mika Ristiranta     :  m_ristiranta@hotmail.com

FIND EVERY MERCYFUL FATE/KING DIAMOND SONG AND
THE MOST UPDATED VERSION OF THIS SONG AT:

                          The Tab Crypt
                  http://republika.pl/tlange/

Date last modified:  31-08-01

PLEASE DO NOT COPY THIS TAB TO ANOTHER SITE
WITHOUT AUTHORS' PERMISSION.  THANK YOU.

Tuning: Standard

Riff 1 (Solo Rhythm)                              x2
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------4-5-4-|
A|-2------2------2------2------2------2------2-3-2-|
E|-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-------|
      * *    * *    * *    * *    * *    * *                                 
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------5---------|
A|-8----7-5-2--------8----7-5-3----5----|
E|-6----5-3-0--------6----5-3------3----|        
        * *               * * 

Solo                                                     x2
e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------10---------------------------------12-13-12~-|
G|-9~--11-12----12-11-9-11-11h12p11-9~~---11-12-----------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------|
B|-10^--10-----------10-10^--10-----13~-------|
G|---------12-9~--12------------12-------12~--|
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|


"That must be it!"


Riff 2 (Solo Rhythm)
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------5~-|
E|-3-0-0-5-0-0-3-0-0-5-0-0-6-0-0-7-0-0-6-0-0----|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------5-4-5-5--4-|
A|-------------------------3-2-3-3--2-|
E|-3-0-0-5-0-0-3-0-0-5-0-0------------|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * 
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------5~-|
E|-3-0-0-5-0-0-3-0-0-5-0-0-6-0-0-7-0-0-6-0-0----|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-------------------------5-4-5-7-|
A|-------------------------3-2-3-5-|
E|-3-0-0-5-0-0-3-0-0-5-0-0---------|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * 

Solo
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------12-------10~------------|
G|---------------------------11-12------12-11-9~~-|
D|--9~---12~--14~--\9~----------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------12----------|
B|-----------------10---------------------------------|
G|-9-8-9-11-12\-------12p11p9~----9-11-12----12-11-9~-|
D|--------------9-------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|-11-12-12^---[fades into next solo]-|
D|------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|

End solo


Riff 3 (Solo Rhythm)
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|
A|-------------------6--------6--4--7-|
E|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4--2--5-|
   * * * * * * * * *    * * * 
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|-------------------6--------6--4--|
E|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4--2--|
   * * * * * * * * *    * * * 
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|
A|-------------------6--------6--4--7-|
E|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4--2--5-|
   * * * * * * * * *    * * * 
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------7--|
A|-------------------6--------6--5--|
E|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-----|
   * * * * * * * * *    * * * 

Riff 4 (Solo Rhythm)
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|
A|-------------------8--------8--6--9-|
E|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--6-6-6-6--4--7-|
   * * * * * * * * *    * * * 
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|-------------------8--------8--6--|
E|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--6-6-6-6--4--|
   * * * * * * * * *    * * * 
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|
A|-------------------8--------8--6--9-|
E|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--6-6-6-6--4--7-|
   * * * * * * * * *    * * * 
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------9--|
A|-------------------8--------8--7--|
E|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--6-6-6-6-----|
   * * * * * * * * *    * * * 


Riff 5
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------222222222222222222222222-|
E|-1111111111111111111111--------------------------|
   ********************** ************************
  "Through the summer rain..."
e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|-111111111111-333333333333-555555555555555555555555-|
   ************ ************ ************************ 
  "...the coach had finally arrived..."

Ending to Riff 5
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|---------------------------|
A|---------------------------|
E|-111111111111-333333333333-|
   ************ ************ 
  "People blame it on the..."


Riff 6
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|----------------------1-2-1-|
A|-2------3------2------1-2-1-|
E|-0--000-1--111-0--000-------|
      ***    ***    *** * * *
  "...hill..."
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|---------------2-0-1-2-1-0-|
A|-2------3------2-0-1-2-1-0-|
E|-0--000-1--111-------------|
      ***    *** * * * * * *
            "...the hill where no one..."


Play Riff 5   "The coach had stopped..."
Play Riff 6   "...the darkness would soon..."


Riff 7 (Solo Rhythm)
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|----------------------------|
A|-5------6------5------4-5-4-|
E|-3--333-4--444-3--333-2-3-2-|
      ***    ***    *** * * *
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|---------------------------|
A|-5------6------5-3-4-5-4-3-|
E|-3--333-4--444-3-1-2-3-2-1-|
      ***    *** * * * * * *

Riff 8 (Solo Rhythm)
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|----------------------------|
A|-7------8------7------6-7-6-|
E|-5--555-6--666-5--555-4-5-4-|
      ***    ***    *** * * *
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|---------------------------|
A|-7------8------7-5-6-7-6-5-|
E|-5--555-6--666-5-3-4-5-4-3-|
      ***    *** * * * * * *

Lead into next section:
e|-----|
B|-----|
G|-----|
D|-----|
A|--9--|
E|--7--|
  "Ah...."


Riff 9
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-7-----9-----10---12-----10-----9---|
A|-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-|
E|------------------------------------|
     * *   * *    *    * *    * *   * 
e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------9-9-9----10-----10----10---9-9-9-|
D|-7-----9-----10----9-9-9-----9------9-----9---9-9-9-|
A|-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0--7-7-7-----8------8-----8---7-7-7-|
E|-------------------------0-0---0-0----0-0-----------|
     * *   * *    *        * *   * *    * *            


Riff 10
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------5--5--4-|
D|-5-5-5-4-5----4-5-4-5-4-2----4-4-4---4----4--4--4-|
A|-3-3-3-2-3----2-3-2-3-2-0----2-2-2-0-2----2--2--2-|
E|--------------------------------------------------|
   * * * * *    * * * * *      * * * * * 
                                       "18 is 9..."
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|-5-5-5-4-5----4-5-4-5-4-2----4-4-4---4--|
A|-3-3-3-2-3----2-3-2-3-2-0----2-2-2-0-2--|
E|----------------------------------------|
   * * * * *    * * * * *      * * * * * 
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|-----5------7-----10-10-10---10-10-10\-------------|
D|---5------7--------9--9--9----9--9--9\-------------|
A|-3------5--------0---------0-----------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------0-0-0-0-|
                   *         *               * * * * 
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------5--5--4-|
D|-5-5-5-4-5----4-5-4-5-4-2----4-4-4---4----4--4--4-|
A|-3-3-3-2-3----2-3-2-3-2-0----2-2-2-0-2----2--2--2-|
E|--------------------------------------------------|
                * * * * *      * * * * * 
                                       "18 is 9..."
e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------5-----7-|
D|-5-5-5-4-5----4-5-4-5-4-2----4-4-4---4------5-----7---|
A|-3-3-3-2-3----2-3-2-3-2-0----2-2-2-0-2----3-----5-----|
E|------------------------------------------------------|
   * * * * *    * * * * *      * * * * * 
e|------------|
B|------8--8--|
G|------7--7--|
D|-4----5--5--|
A|-2----------|
E|------------|


Play Riff 2   Use the same solo
Play Riff 3   Solo Rhythm

Solo
e|---------9-----------14h16h18p16p14-16-----------------------------|
B|-9h11h12--12p11p9-11-------------------17-16/17--------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------18p16p15--15tr16----|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------18-|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-17~~14-17~~14--17~~14-17~~14-15---16h17-19--19p17p16---19p17p16------------|
G|---------------------------------18------------------18----------18-16------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------18-15-|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

End Solo


Play Riff 5   "Jonathon laughed and said..."
Play Riff 6   "18 is actually 9..."
Play Riff 7   Solo Rhythm
Play Riff 8   Solo Rhythm

Solo
e|----------------------------------------15/18----15--|
B|----------------------------------------15/18----15--|
G|-12p0-7p0-10p0-8p0-5p0-8p0-7p0-3p0-7p0---------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------|--------------------------------------------|
B|-There's a burst of note here that is-----------------------20--|
G|-not transcrible!  Just begin around--------------------19^-----|
D|-the 17th-fret of the 1st string (high E),----------------------|
A|-go up (around 19th fret of 5th string) and---------------------|
E|-then go down to where you begin and finish with this-----------|

End Solo

Ending
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------3--5--/8----|
A|-5-3-4-5-4-3--3---3--3--5--/8----|
E|-3-1-2-3-2-1--1-0-1--------------|
   * * * * * *  * * *

e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|----------------------1-2-1--9\-|
A|-2------3------2------1-2-1--7\-|
E|-0--000-1--111-0--000-----------|
      ***    ***    *** * * *


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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