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King Diamond:  Follow The Wolf

transcribed by: Mika Ristiranta :  m_ristiranta@hotmail.com
                Russ Elton      :  mercyfuldiamond@yahoo.com
       solo by: Rami Nuotio     :  rami.nuotio@nic.fi  

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:  07-09-01

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

Tuning: Standard

Intro (clean)

Riff 1             x6             x2
e|----------0-------|-------0------|
B|-------10---10----|-----8---8----|
G|----11---------11-|---9-------9--|
D|--0---------------|-0------------|
A|------------------|--------------|
E|------------------|--------------|
(6th time)
   "The morning..."

                   x2             x2
e|----------0-------|-------0------|
B|-------10---10----|-----8---8----|
G|----11---------11-|---9-------9--|
D|--0---------------|-0------------|
A|------------------|--------------|
E|------------------|--------------|
   "My life..."


Riff 2
Guitar 1 (clean)           x4
e|--------0-----------0-----|
B|------6---6-------3---3---|
G|----7-------7---3-------3-|
D|--0-----------0-----------|
A|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------|
   "Then the wind would change..."
 
Guitar 2 (distortion)
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|--5-----------4-----------5-----------6---------|
    


Riff 3  (distortion)
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|-------------/10-9---------------/12-11-12--|
A|-------------/-8-7---------------/10--9-10--|
E|--0--0-0-0-0-------0--0--0-0-0-0------------|
    *  * * * *       *  *  * * * *

1st ending
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-------------/10-9---------5-------|
A|-------------/-8-7-----------5-7---|
E|--0--0-0-0-0-------0-5-6-7---------|
    *  * * * *       *
                    "Follow me..."
2nd ending
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-------------/10-9---------7-------|
A|-------------/-8-7-----------5-7---|
E|--0--0-0-0-0-------0-7-6-5---------|
    *  * * * *       *
                    "Follow the wolf..."


Play Riff 3  (4 times with drums) "And so I followed..."
Play Riff 3  (1 time with no drums) "Sun to the...."
Play Riff 3  (2 times, play 2nd ending first) "Just two..."


RIFF 4 
Guitar 1
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|------------5-5--7-5-7-----------10\9/10\9--|
A|--5-5--7-7--3-3--5-3-5--5-5--7-7--8\7/-8\7--|
E|--3-3--5-5--------------3-3--5-5------------|
    "Like..."

Guitar 2
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|------------5-5--7-5-7-----------------------|
A|--5-5--7-7--3-3--5-3-5--5-5--7-7--8-7-8-7tr8-|
E|--3-3--5-5--------------3-3--5-5-------------|

Both
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------5---------|
A|----------5----------7--3-3-3-3-3--5-3-5--|
E|--3-3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5-5--------------------|
    * * * *    * * * *    * * * *  
   "A few and..."

Guitar 1
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------10\9/10\9--|
A|----------5----------7--8\7/-8\7--|
E|--3-3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5-5------------|
    * * * *    * * * *
            "...all leading..."
Guitar 2
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|----------5----------7--8-7-8-7tr8-|
E|--3-3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5-5-------------|
    * * * *    * * * * 


RIFF 5 (2 times)
Guitar 1
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--4-4--4-4--5-4-5-4~----2-4-4--4-4----------------|
A|--2-2--2-2--3-2-3-2~----0-2-2--2-2--777777--------|
E|-------------------------------------------666666-|
                                      ****** ******
   "...here..."
Guitar 2
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--4-4--4-4--------------2-4-4--4-4----------------|
A|--2-2--2-2--3-2-3-2tr3--0-2-2--2-2--777777--------|
E|-------------------------------------------666666-|
                                      ****** ******


RIFF 6
Guitar 1 (2 times)
e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------|
D|----4h5---1h2---3h5p3h5---2-------4h5---1h2-----------|
A|----------------------------3~-----------------3-2-1~-|
E|--0-----0-----0---------0-------0-----0------0--------|
    *     *     *         *       *     *      *
   "...decay...:

Guitar 2 (2nd time)
e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------|
G|----6/7---3/4---------------------6/7---3/4-----------|
D|----4/5---1/2---3h5p3h5---2-------4/5---1/2----5-4-3--|
A|----------------------------3~-----------------3-2-1--|
E|--0-----0-----0---------0-------0-----0------0--------|
    *     *     *         *       *     *      *


Play Riff 5  (2 times)  "I must follow..."
add:
Guitar 1
e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-----------------|
D|-----------------|
A|-----------------|
E|---0--[let ring]-|

Guitar 2
e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-----------------|
D|-----------------|
A|---1~-[let ring]-|
E|-----------------|
  "...the end..."


Play Riff 1  "The wolf had..."
Play Riff 2  "And there..."
Play Riff 3  (4 times, play 2nd ending first) "Follow me" + Solo Rhythm

Solo
e|--------------87878787--------|
B|----------12-[let ring]-12-10-|
G|------------------------------|
D|-12-----9---------------------|
A|------------------------------|
E|------------------------------|

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

e|--------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------15~~---|
G|-9-8-7-------7-6-5-------5-4-3--------------|
D|-------9-8-7-------7-6-5-------5-4-2--------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------12~~--------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-10-12p10----10-------10--------------5-------------------10-|
E|----------12----11-12----12-11-10---7---7-6-5-3--------10----|

e|-19t7h12-20t7h12-19t7h12-20t19h22t19-20t7h12-|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|

e|-19t7h12-20t7h12-19t7h12-17t7h12-19t7h12-17t7h12-|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

e|-19t7h12-20t7h12-19t7h12-20t7h12-22t7h12-20t7h12-|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

e|-18t7h12-16t7h12-15t7h12-14t7h12-13t7h12-12t7h12-...----|
B|-------------------------------------------------fading-|
G|-------------------------------------------------echoes-|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

End Solo


Play Riff 3  (2 times, play 2nd ending first)  "I had never seen..."
Play Riff 4  "Like..."
Play Riff 5  "...sin..."
Play Riff 6  "...decay..."

Play Riff 5  (2 times)  Solo Rhythm
add:
Guitar 1
e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-----------------|
D|-----------------|
A|-----------------|
E|---0--[let ring]-|

Guitar 2
e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-----------------|
D|-----------------|
A|---1~-[let ring]-|
E|-----------------|


Solo
e|-/14~~---14-12^^-12-11-12^^-11----11-12~~--|
B|-------------------------------13----------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|-13h16p13-12-13--12h13p12-10-12--10^^-10----------|
G|-----------------------------------------11-11~~--|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|-11p9h11-9-8-9------------------|
D|----------------13^r-10-13-9^r--|
A|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|

e|-14-13p12p11------------------------------|
B|-------------13-12-10---------------------|
G|----------------------12-11-9-------------|
D|------------------------------12-10-9-8---|
A|------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|

End Solo


Riff 7   (clean)

Guitar 1 plays this
              x2             x2
e|-------5-----|--------4-----|
B|-----6---6---|------6---6---|
G|---7-------7-|----7-------7-|
D|-0-----------|--0-----------| --->  x3
A|-------------|--------------|
E|-------------|--------------|
   "Shrouded..."
              x1             x1
e|-------5-----|--------4-----|
B|-----6---6---|------6---6---|
G|---7-------7-|----7-------7-|
D|-0-----------|--0-----------| --->  til end of song
A|-------------|--------------|
E|-------------|--------------|
   "...did he turn..."

Guitar 2 plays this (distortion)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|--7------------------6-------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|--5------5-5-5-------4------5-5-5------5-5-5--4-4-4--5-5-5-|
           * * *              * * *      * * *  * * *  * * *
    

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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