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Cremation tab

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King Diamond:  Cremation

transcribed by:  Russ Elton      :  mercyfuldiamond@yahoo.com
                 Langus          :  tlange@polbox.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:  02-08-01

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

Tuning: Standard

Intro
e|--0-7p0-8p0-7p0-10p0-8p0-7p0-8p0-7p0-|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

e|--7p0-8p0-7p0-10p0-8p0-7p0-8p0-7p0-|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|


Riff 1
Guitar 1
e|--7p0-8p0-7p0-10p0-8p0-7p0-8p0-7p0-|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|

Guitar 2                x2
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-----------------------|
A|---------------2-----1-|
E|--0--------------------|
                        x2
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|---------------4-----3-|
A|--2------------2-----1-|
E|--0--------------------|



Riff 2
Guitar 1
e|--7p0-8p0-7p0-10p0-8p0-7p0-8p0-7p0-|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|

Guitar 2
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|------------------------------|
A|------------------------------|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0000-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
   * * * * * * **** * * * * * * 
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|-2222-1-1-1-1-1-1-1111-1-1-1-1-1-1------|
E|-----------------------------------1111-|
   **** * * * * * * **** * * * * * * ****


Riff 3
Guitar 1
e|--7p0-8p0-7p0-10p0-8p0-7p0-8p0-7p0-|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|

Guitar 2
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------4--3--|
A|---2--2--------2--2------2--1--|
E|---0--0--------0--0------------|


Lead into next section:
e|--------------------------|
B|--12-11-------------------|
G|--------------14-13--9-10-|
D|--------11-12-------------|
A|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------|


Riff 4
Guitar 1
e|--7p0-8p0-7p0-10p0-8p0-7p0-8p0-7p0-|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|

Guitar 2
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|-------------------------9-10-|
D|------------------------------|
A|-------------------------7--8-|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0------|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * 



Riff 5
Guitar 1
e|--7p0-8p0-7p0-10p0-8p0-7p0-8p0-7p0-|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|

Guitar 2
e|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 

Guitar 3                   x2
e|--------------------------|
B|--12-11-------------------|
G|--------------14-13--9-10-|
D|--------11-12-------------|
A|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------|


Play Riff 4
Play Riff 5
Play Riff 4
Play Riff 5

Riff 6
Guitar 1
e|--7p0-8p0-7p0-10p0-8p0-7p0-8p0-7p0-|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|

Guitar 2
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------4--3-|
A|--2--2----2--2----2--2----2--2----2--1-|
E|--0--0----0--0----0--0----0--0---------|

Guitar 3 (Comes in after awhile)    x2
e|-----------------------------------|------------|
B|--7p0-8p0-7p0-10p0-8p0-7p0-8p0-7p0-|---------17-|
G|-----------------------------------|-----16-----|
D|-----------------------------------|-14---------|
A|-----------------------------------|------------|
E|-----------------------------------|------------|


Play Riff 4
Play Riff 5
Play Riff 4
Play Riff 5
Play Riff 4
Play Riff 5

Riff 7  (Play twice)
Guitar 1
e|--7p0-8p0-7p0-10p0-8p0-7p0-8p0-7p0-|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|

Guitar 2
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------4--3--|
A|---2--2--------2--2------2--1--|
E|---0--0--------0--0------------|

Guitar 3
e|--------------------------|
B|--12-11-------------------|
G|--------------14-13--9-10-|
D|--------11-12-------------|
A|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------|


Riff 8 
Guitar 1
e|--7p0-8p0-7p0-10p0-8p0-7p0-8p0-7p0-|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|

Guitar 2
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-----------------------|
A|---2--2--------2--2----|
E|---0--0--------0--0----|

Guitar 3
e|--------------------------|
B|--12-11-------------------|
G|--------------14-13--9-10-|
D|--------11-12-------------|
A|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------|


Ending (not sure about this part):
Guitar 1
e|-------|
B|-------|
G|-------|
D|-------|
A|--8----|
E|--6----|

Guitar 2
e|-------|
B|-------|
G|-------|
D|--8----|
A|--7----|
E|-------|


Then this comes in again:
Guitar 1
e|--7p0-8p0-7p0-10p0-8p0-7p0-8p0-7p0-|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|

Guitar 2
e|--------------------------|
B|--12-11-------------------|
G|--------------14-13--9-10-|
D|--------11-12-------------|
A|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------|

End.

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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NecroComet 112 Jun 29, 2013 09:45 AM

This song is a good example of why rhythm guitar changes the feel of the constant lead riff

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