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Song: The Ghosts of the Heceta Head
Band: Lordi
Tabbed by: unspeakable.elvis@gmail.com

Standard tuning

Legend:
.       palm mute
h       hammer on
p       pull off
/       slide up to note
\       slide down from note
7b9     bend 7th fret major second up
9r7     release previous bend
x       dead note
~       vibrato
[9]     artificial harmonic on 9th fret
7b9r7p5 bend 7th fret up, then release bend and pull off to 5th fret.
7b9-b9  bend 7th fret up major second, then strike string again while bent


Intro
~~~~~
  Part A
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| Harmony by
|-9---9---9---9---10--10--10--10--|-7---7---7---7---5---5---4---4---| guitar + keyboard 
|---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7-|---7---7---7---7---7---7---5---5-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|                                 |                                 |
|                                 |                                 |
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-3-----3-------3-----------------|
|---------------------------------|-2-----2-------2-----------------| Rhythm
|-2-----2-------2-----------------|-0-----0-------0-----------------|
|-0-----0-------0-3-----3---3---3-|-----------------3-----3-2-----2-|
|-----------------1-----1---1---1-|-----------------1-----1-0-----0-|



|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-9---9---9---9---10--10--10--10--|-7---7---7---7---5---5---4---4---|
|---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7-|---6---6---6---6---7---7---5---5-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|                                 |                                 |
|                                 |                                 |
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-2-----2-------2-3-----3---3---3-|---------------------------------|
|-0-----0-------0-2-----2---2---2-|-5-----5-------5-3-----3-2-----2-|
|---------------------------------|-4-----4-------4-1-----1-0-----0-|
                  ^instead of these flat 5-chords you can also just play 
                   normal power chords. I kinda like these though.

  Part B
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-10--10--10--10--11--11--11--11--|-8---8---8---8---6---6---5---5---|
|---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7-|---7---7---7---7---7---7---6---6-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|                                 |                                 |
|                                 |                                 |
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-3---3-----3---3-----------------|---------------------------------|
|-2---2-----2---2-----------------|---------------------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3---3-----3---3-|-----------------3---3-----2---2-|
|-----------------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-5---5-----5---5-1-1-1-1-0-0-0-0-|
|---------------------------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----------------|
    .   . .   .     .   . .   .       .   . .   .     .   . .   .


|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-10--10--10--10--11--11--11--11--|-8---8---8---8---6---6---5---5---|
|---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7-|---6---6---6---6---7---7---5---5-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|                                 |                                 |
|                                 |                                 |
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-7---7-----7---7-----------------|---------------------------------|
|-7---7-----7---7-8---8-----8---8-|-5---5-----5---5-3---3-----5---5-|
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-1-1-1-1-3-3-3-3-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
    .   . .   .     .   . .   .       .   . .   .     .   . .   .


First Verse (Bass only)
~~~~~~~~~~~
   "Deep under sea..."
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-0-----0---------0-----0-------0-|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-1-----1---------3-----3-------3-|
 Play twice


Pre-chorus
~~~~~~~~~~
           "Doesn't matter how long it'll take..."
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------3---------------|
|-3-5---5---3-5-3---3-5-----3-5---|-0-1---3-1-0-1-----3---3---4---5-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|


                                  "...the grey lady must go..."
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-----3---------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-----2---------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-----0-------------------------2-|---------------3-------5---------|
|-----0-----3-5-3---3-5-----3-5-2-|---------------3-------5---------|
|-------------------------------0-|---------------1-------3---------|



Chorus
~~~~~~
 "from the mud..."                "they'll take the lighthouse over..."
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-3-3---3-------------------------|
|-2-2---2---------5-5---5---------|-2-2---2-------------------------| Play x2
|-2-2---2-2-2-2-2-5-5---5-5-5-5-5-|-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-2-2---2---2---2-|
|-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-3-3---3-3-3-3-3-|-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|---------------------------------|-----------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
          . . . .         . . . .           . . . .     .   .   .

"heceta head...   the ghost of the heceta head..."
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-3-------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-3---------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|-1---------------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
                  . . . . . . . .                       . . . . . .


Second "Intro"
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-9---9---9---9---10--10--10--10--|-7---7---7---7---5---5---4---4---|
|---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7-|---7---7---7---7---7---7---5---5-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|                                 |                                 |
|                                 |                                 |
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-3---3-----3---3-----------------|
|-2---2-----2---2-----------------|-2---2-----2---2-----------------|
|-2---2-----2---2-3---3-----3---3-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3---3-----2---2-|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3---3-----3---3-|-----------------3---3-----2---2-|
|-----------------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-----------------1-1-1-1-0-0-0-0-|
    .   . .   .     .   . .   .       .   . .   .     .   . .   .


|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-10--10--10--10--11--11--11--11--|-8---8---8---8---6---6---5---5---|
|---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7-|---6---6---6---6---7---7---5---5-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|                                 |                                 |
|                                 |                                 |
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-7---7-----7---7-----------------|---------------------------------|
|-7---7-----7---7-8---8-----8---8-|-5---5-----5---5-3---3-----5---5-|
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-1-1-1-1-3-3-3-3-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
    .   . .   .     .   . .   .       .   . .   .     .   . .   .


Second Verse (bass included for timing)
~~~~~~~~~~~~
                 Use volume pedal with these notes
                    >>>           >>>             >>>   >>>     >>>
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------4~~---------|-2~~-------------4~----5~------4~|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
| "one final time..."             |"the misty gray lady appears..." |
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-0-----0---------0-----0-------0-|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-1-----1---------3-----3-------3-|


>>>                 >>>           >>>             >>>   >>>     >>>
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-5~~-----------------4~~---------|-7~~-------------4~----5~------4~|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|                                 |  "...will face greater fears..."|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-0-----0---------0-----0-------0-|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-1-----1---------3-----3-------3-|

Then return to Pre-Chorus, then Chorus, after which:


Solo
~~~~

|-------8----------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-10b12---12r10~~---8h10p8-----------8-10-10b12-12r10p8-10b12r10-8-10~~~-|
|--------------------------10\----/10------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
            ^slow release
                                      
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-----8-------8-10-8-7-8-7----7------[9]b---|
|-/10-----/10--------------10---10-8--------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
                                       ^slow bend

|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------8-8-8-8-|
|-10-8-10-8-10-10-10-10-12-12-12-12---------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|


|----------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------9-9-9-9-11-11-11-11-13b15-13~~~--|
|-10-10-10-10-12-12-12-12----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|


|-------10-11-13-13b15-13~~~--|
|-11-13-----------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|

  /---3--\ /---3--\ /---3--\ /---3--\ /---3--\
|-18-16-15----------18-16-15----------18-16-15----19b20~~~~---|
|----------18-16-15----------18-16-15----------18-------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|


Rhythm under Solo
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-------|---------------------------------|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-1-------|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-8-------|
|---------------------------------|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-6-------|
    .   . .   .     .   .             .   . .   .     .   

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-------|---------------------------------|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-1-------|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-5-------|
|---------------------------------|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-------|
    .   . .   .     .   .             .   . .   .     .   .

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------------------3-------|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-6-------1-------|
|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-4---------------|
  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . . . . . . .

Then back to Intro Part A, then Chorus, after which:

End Riff
~~~~~~~~

Repeat 8 times
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|-2-------2-------2-------2-------|
|-2---x-x-2---x-x-2---x-x-2---x-x-|
|-0---x-x-0---x-x-0---x-x-0---x-x-|
|---------------------------------|

Lead guitar on End Riff
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

|-12--------12--------12----------|
|-15b17-----15b17-----15b17-------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
Repeat with variation and increasing frenzy until...


|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|-2-------------------------------|
|-2-------------------------------|
|-0-------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|

End!

            
            
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