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Buried Alive Tab

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Mercyful Fate:  Buried Alive

transcribed by: Russ Elton      :  mercyfuldiamond@yahoo.com
                Langus          :  tlange@promail.pl

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THE MOST UPDATED VERSION OF THIS SONG AT:

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Date last modified:  06-03-02

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

Tuning: Standard

Intro       x3
e|-----------|
B|-----------|
G|-----------|
D|----9--10--|
A|----7---8--|
E|--0---0----|
    *   *               

Riff 1
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|---9--------------9--9--8-------|
A|---7--7--6--------7-------10--9-|
E|------------8--7----------------|
                 
Riff 2
e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----9----10------------------9----10---6--6h7p6----|
A|-----7-----8------------------7-----8------------8--|
E|--0-----0------7--7-8--10--0-----0------------------|
    *     *         * *      *     * 

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

Play Riff 1 and end with this chord:
e|-----|
B|-----|
G|-----|
D|--9--|
A|--7--|
E|-----|
       
Verse begins:

Play Riff 2  "The poison is still in your veins..."

1st ending to Riff 2
e|--------------|
B|--------------|
G|--------------|
D|--9--8--------|
A|--7--6-10--9--|
E|--------8--7--|
                  
2nd ending to Riff 2
e|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-9--8----------9--8---------------9--8---------9--8-------|
A|-7--6----------7--6---------------7--6---------7--6-------|
E|-------6-5-3-0------6-6-6-6-6-6-0------6-5-3-0------6-5~~-|
                      * * * * * * 
         "Wake up..."

Riff 3
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|----4-----4---4-4---5-----5---5----4-----4---4---|
A|----4-----4---4-4---5-----5---5----4-----4---4---|
E|--2---2-2---2-----2---2-2---2----2---2-2---2---2-|
    *   * *   *     *   * *   *    *   * *   *   *
  "All you can see is..."


Riff 4
Guitar 1
e|------------------|
B|------------------|
G|------------------|
D|------------------|
A|-5----------------|
E|---5--1--3--5--6--|

Guitar 2       x2
e|-------0------|
B|-----6----6---|
G|---7--------7-|
D|-0------------|
A|--------------|
E|--------------|
  "...eyes..."

Play Riff 3   "I'm standing on the edge of your grave..."

Riff 4a
Guitar 1
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|-5----------------5-----------------------------|
E|---5--1--3--5--6------5--6---6-5-3--3-5-6--6--5-|

Guitar 2        x5
e|-------0-------|-------|
B|-----6----6----|-----6-|
G|---7--------7--|---7---|
D|-0-------------|-0-----|
A|---------------|-------|
E|---------------|-------|
  "Into the eyes of a dead, buried alive..."

Play Riff 2   Solo Rhythm
              "Wake up..."
Play Riff 3   "How does it feel..."
Play Riff 4   "Tell me and I might..."
Play Riff 3   "How does it feel..."
Play Riff 4a  "Tell me and I might..."


Riff 5
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------2-4-----------------------|
E|--2--2--0-2-5-5~---2--2--0-2-5------2--2--0-2-5-5~--2--2-|
   "He started struggling..."

1st ending   2nd ending
e|-----------|------------|
B|-----------|------------|
G|-----------|------------|
D|---4---7---|---7---6----|
A|---2---5---|---5---4----|
E|-----------|------------|


Riff 6 (solo rhythm)
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------9--9--------------------|
D|-11-11---7--7--9--9--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-11-11--7--7--7--7---9--9--7--9-|
A|--9--9---5--5--7--7--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--9--9--------5--5---7--7--5--7-|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------9--9--------------------|
D|---------7--7--9--9--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-11-11--7--7--7--7---9--9--9--7-|
A|--4--4---5--5--7--7--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--9--9--------5--5---7--7--7--5-|
E|--2--2--------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------9--9--------------------|
D|-11-11---7--7--9--9--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-11-11--7--7--7--7---9--9--7--9-|
A|--9--9---5--5--7--7--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--9--9--------5--5---7--7--5--7-|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

Play Riff 5   Solo rhythm
Play Riff 2   and end with riff 1
Play Riff 2   and use second ending  "Never saw me..."
Play Riff 3   "All you can see..."
Play Riff 4   "eyes..."
Play Riff 3   "I'm standing on the edge..."
Play Riff 4a  "Into the eyes of a dead..."
Play Riff 5   with second ending  "No matter what it is..."
Play Riff 6   just the first bar  "'Murder', he screamed..."
Play Riff 5   with second ending  Solo rhythm
Play Riff 6   just the first bar  "I'm dead, but you die..."
Play Riff 5   with second ending  Solo rhythm

Ending
e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|-11-11---7--7--9--9--|
A|--9--9---5--5--7--7--|
E|---------------------|
  "'Murder' he screamed 'Oh my'?"

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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diego224 wrote on March 30 2005, 12:00 am

this is off. sry too say, but it sucks

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diego224 wrote on March 31 2005, 12:00 am

nice try though

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