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Eye Of The Witch Tab

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King Diamond:  Eye Of The Witch

transcribed by:   ANDRÉ DA SILVA SALVATERRA  :  mercyful@zipmail.com.br 
     edited by:   Russ Elton                 :  mercyfuldiamond@yahoo.com

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Date last modified:  12-07-01

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Tuning: Standard

This lead is played during riffs 1 and 2.

Harpischord (arranged for guitar)
e|-10---------------------------|
B|----10-11--8-10---------------|
G|----------------10-12--10-9-7-|
D|------------------------------|
A|------------------------------|
E|------------------------------|

e|-10-------------------------------|
B|----10h11-10h11-8h10-8h10---------|
G|--------------------------10----7-|
D|-----------------------------10---|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|


Riff 1
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-7-----7-----7-7-----7-|
A|-5-----5-----5-5-----5-|
E|-----------------------|


Riff 2
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7\5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7\5-5-7--7-|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5\3-3--5-5-5-5-5-5-5\3-3-5--5-|
E|---------------------------------------------|
   * * * * * * *        * * * * * * 
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7\5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7\5-5-7--7-|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5\3-3--5-5-5-5-5-5-5\3-3-5--5-|
E|-----------------------------------------|
   * * * * *        * * * * * * 
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7\5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7\5-5-|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5\3-3--5-5-5-5-5-5-5\3-3-|
E|------------------------------------|
   * * * * *        * * * * * * 


Riff 3
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|-7--7--7-10/12-12-12-12\10--7--7--7-7/8-8-8-8\5-|
A|-5--5--5--8/10-10-10-10\-8--5--5--5-5/6-6-6-6\3-|
E|------------------------------------------------|
  "It's so cold inside..."


Riff 4
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|-9--------9--------7--------5----7----|
A|-7--------6--------5--------3----5----|
E|--------------------------------------|
  "It's the eye of the witch..."
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-9--------9--------7--------5----4--|
A|-7--------6--------5--------3----2--|
E|------------------------------------|
  "It's the eye of the witch..."


Riff 2a
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7\5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7\5-5-7--7-|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5\3-3--5-5-5-5-5-5-5\3-3-5--5-|
E|-------------------------------------------|
   * * * * * *        * * * * * * 
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7\5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7\5-5-7--7-|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5\3-3--5-5-5-5-5-5-5\3-3-5--5-|
E|-----------------------------------------|
   * * * * *        * * * * * * 
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7\5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7\5-5-|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5\3-3--5-5-5-5-5-5-5\3-3-|
E|------------------------------------|
   * * * * *        * * * * * * 


Riff 3a
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-7-----7-----10/12-12-12-12\10-|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5--8/10-10-10-10\-8-|
E|-------------------------------|
     * *   * * 
  "Thunder bring the rain..."
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-7-----7-----7/8-8-8-8\5-|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5/6-6-6-6\3-|
E|-------------------------|
     * *   * * 
  "Penetrate my brain..."

Play Riff 4   "It's the eye of the witch..."
Play Riff 2a  "...the eye...."

Riff 5  (solo rhythm)
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|-7-7-7-7-7----10-10-10-10--7-7-7-7-7----12--12-10-|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-----8-\7--8-\7--5-5-5-5-5----10--10--8-|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------5-|
D|-7-7-7-7-7----10-10-10-10--7-----5-|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-----8-\7--8-\7--5--7--3-|
E|------------------------------5----|


Riff 6  (solo rhythm)
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|-9-9---------------12---12---12-|
A|-7-7---------------10----9---10-|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----0----0----|
       * * * * * * *    *    * 
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|-9-9---------------14---14---12-|
A|-7-7---------------12---12---10-|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----0----0----|
       * * * * * * *    *    *
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|-9-9---------------12---12---12-------------|
A|-7-7---------------10----9---10----9-8-7--8-|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----0----0-----0-7-6-5--6-|
       * * * * * * *    *    * 

Play Riff 3   "Another glass of wine..."
Play Riff 4   "It's the eye of the witch..."

Riff 2b
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7\5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7\5-5-7--7-|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5\3-3--5-5-5-5-5-5-5\3-3-5--5-|
E|-------------------------------------------|
   * * * * * *        * * * * * * 
                                          x4
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7\5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7\5-5-7--7-|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5\3-3--5-5-5-5-5-5-5\3-3-5--5-|
E|-----------------------------------------|
   * * * * *        * * * * * * 
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7\5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7\5-5-7--|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5\3-3--5-5-5-5-5-5-5\3-3-5--|
E|---------------------------------------|
   * * * * *        * * * * * * 



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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arrell wrote on June 23 2014, 07:08 am

I think this tab is pretty accurate for the most part. I would only modify the verse riffs a bit.

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