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Mercyful Fate:  Come To The Sabbath

transcribed by:   Langus          :  tlange@promail.pl
     edited by:   Russ Elton      :  webmaster@abysslord.com
Hank's solo by:   Sarah Z         :  ZywickiS@aol.com

FIND EVERY MERCYFUL FATE/KING DIAMOND SONG AND
THE MOST UPDATED VERSION OF THIS SONG AT:

                          The Tab Crypt
                  http://abysslord.com/thetabcrypt/

Date last modified:  February 20, 2004

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

Tuning: Standard


Riff 1
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|-7-9----9-7----7-5----5-4-|
A|-5-7----7-5----5-3----3-2-|
E|--------------------------|
   "Come, come to the Sabbath..."


Riff 2 (The final notes are played with an acoustic)
e|----------------------------0-|
B|--------------------------6---|
G|------------------------7-----|
D|----------------------0-------|
A|-2-2----2-2----2-2------------|
E|-0-0----0-0----0-0------------|

Final time
e|------------|
B|------------|
G|------------|
D|------------|
A|-2-2----2-2-|
E|-0-0----0-0-|


Riff 3
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|-----------5p4------------3-2---|
A|-0--2-3--5-----5--0--2-3------3-|
E|--------------------------------|


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


Play Riff 3


Riff 5
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|-2----5--4-------------------4----5-4-|
A|-0----3--2-------------------2----3-2-|
E|------------3333333333333333----------|
              ****************
   "At first we light up a fire..."
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-----------------------------|
A|------------------5-------7--|
E|-0000000000000000-3--0000-5--|
   ****************    **** 
   "Two candles..."
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|--------------------------5-4-|
A|------------------5-------3-2-|
E|-0000000000000000-3--0000-----|
   ****************    **** 
   "...are placed upon the altar..."

Riff 6
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|------------------------8-7-|
A|---------6-5-6----------6-5-|
E|-0-0-0-0-7-6-7--0-0-0-0-----|
   * * * *        * * * *      
                     "Ah ah..."
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|----------------5----5-7-|
A|---------6-5-6--3----3-5-|
E|-0-0-0-0-7-6-7-----------|
   * * * *    
               "Come to the sabbath..."


Play Riff 3
Play Riff 5   "The ceremony's proceeding..."
Play Riff 6   "Ah ah, come to the sabbath..."


Riff 7 (Solo Rhythm)
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------2-3-4-|
E|-0h2-2222-0h2-2222-0h2-2222-------|
       ****     ****     ****
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------4-3-2-------|
A|-------------------------0-1-2-|
E|-0h2-2222-0h2-2222-------------|
       ****     **** 

Riff 8 (Solo Rhythm)
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------0-|
D|------------------------------------|
A|-0h2-2222-0h2-2222-0h2-2222-0h2h5---|
E|------------------------------------|
       ****     ****     ****
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|--------------------9-7--9---|
A|-0h2-2222-0h2-2222--7-5--7-7-|
E|---------------------------5-|
       ****     ****

Play Riff 7   Solo Rhythm

Solo (Hank Shermann)
e|---21---19h21p19\----12--14--16------------------------| 
B|-------------------------------------------------------| 
G|-------------------------------------------------------| 
D|-------------------------------------------------------| 
A|-------------------------------------------------------| 
E|-------------------------------------------------------| 

e|---14--12---12h14---16p14p12~--------------------------| 
B|-------------------------------------------------------| 
G|-------------------------------------------------------| 
D|-------------------------------------------------------| 
A|-------------------------------------------------------| 
E|-------------------------------------------------------| 

e|--------------------------------------------------------| 
B|---12b14r12p10------------------------------------------| 
G|-----------------------11~------------------------------| 
D|--------------------------------------------------------| 
A|--------------------------------------------------------| 
E|--------------------------------------------------------| 

e|---21---19h21p19\----12--14--16--------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------------------------------| 
A|---------------------------------------------------------| 
E|---------------------------------------------------------| 

e|---14--12---12h14---16p14p12~----------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------------------------------| 
A|---------------------------------------------------------| 
E|---------------------------------------------------------| 

e|----------------------------------------------------------| 
B|---12b14r12p10---10~--------------------------------------| 
G|----------------------------------------------------------| 
D|----------------------------------------------------------| 
A|----------------------------------------------------------| 
E|----------------------------------------------------------| 

e|----------------------------------------------------------| 
B|----------------------------------------------------------| 
G|---11--9h11--11--9h11---9h11---11p9~----------------------| 
D|----------------------------------------------------------| 
A|----------------------------------------------------------| 
E|----------------------------------------------------------| 

e|---14p11---------------------------------------------------| 
B|-------------10h11--11---10h11---13--15--------------------| 
G|-----------------------------------------------------------| 
D|-----------------------------------------------------------| 
A|-----------------------------------------------------------| 
E|-----------------------------------------------------------| 

e|-----------------------------------------------------------| 
B|---15b17-----13h15----13h15p13-----------------------------| 
G|-----------------------------------------------------------| 
D|-----------------------------------------------------------| 
A|-----------------------------------------------------------| 
E|-----------------------------------------------------------| 

e|--------------------16--15----14h15p14--------------------| 
B|------------------------------------------------16--15~\--| 
G|---12--11h12----------------------------------------------| 
D|----------------------------------------------------------| 
A|----------------------------------------------------------| 
E|----------------------------------------------------------| 

e|--------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|---12h14--14-12---12h14--14-12-12-----------------------------| 
G|--------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|--------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|--------------------------------------------------------------| 
E|--------------------------------------------------------------| 

e|---17b19r17p15-------------------12--14b15r14p12----| 
B|----------------------17--15------------------------| 
G|----------------------------------------------------| 
D|----------------------------------------------------| 
A|----------------------------------------------------| 
E|----------------------------------------------------| 

e|---12--14b15r14p12----12--14b15r14p12--------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|---------------------------------------------------------------| 
E|---------------------------------------------------------------| 

e|---12--14b15r14p12----12--14b15r14p12---------------------------| 
B|----------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|----------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|----------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|----------------------------------------------------------------| 
E|----------------------------------------------------------------| 

e|---12--14b15r14p12----------------------------------------------| 
B|-----------------------------12h14p12h14------------------------| 
G|----------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|----------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|----------------------------------------------------------------| 
E|----------------------------------------------------------------| 

e|---15--14--12------------------12--14--16-/-19\----------------| 
B|------------------14-------------------------------------------| 
G|----------------------15--14~----------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|---------------------------------------------------------------| 
E|---------------------------------------------------------------| 

e|---16--14---12h14\---10--9h10h12---12-/-19\--------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|---------------------------------------------------------------| 
E|---------------------------------------------------------------| 

e|----------------------------------------17---------------------| 
B|---12p10h12h13h14h15h17----------------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|---------------------------------------------------------------| 
E|---------------------------------------------------------------| 
                                                let last note ring out... 
e|---19b21-19---19h21p19h21---14--16--14~------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|---------------------------------------------------------------| 
E|---------------------------------------------------------------| 


End Solo



Lead into next section:
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-4-3-2-----------------------|
D|-------0-1-2--4-3-2-0-2-0--6-|
A|---------------------------4-|
E|-----------------------------|


Riff 9
Harpsichord (arranged for guitar)
                    x2                  
e|-8-5-0--8-5-0--8-0-|-7-5-0--7-5-0--7-0-|-7-4-0--7-4-0--7-0-|
B|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
G|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
D|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
A|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
E|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|


Guitar 1 (5 times, then ending)                                                         
                    x2                                       Ending
e|-8-5-0--8-5-0--8-0-|-7-5-0--7-5-0--7-0-|-7-4-0--7-4-0--7-0-|-5tr7-|
B|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|------|
G|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|------|
D|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|------|
A|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|------|
E|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|------|

Guitar 2 (5 times, then ending) 
                       x2                                           Ending
e|-12-8-0--12-8-0--10-0-|-10-8-0--10-8-0--8-0-|-10-7-0--10-7-0--7-0-|-8tr10-|
B|----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|-------|
G|----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|-------|
D|----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|-------|
A|----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|-------|
E|----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|-------|


Riff 10                    x2
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|-------2-3-4--------------|
A|----4------------4--3-2---|
E|-2------------2---------5-|

e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|-------2-3-4--------------------------|
A|----4------------4--3-2------4--3-2---|
E|-2------------2---------5-----------5-|


Riff 10a                   x2
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|-------2-3-4--------------|
A|----4------------4--3-2---|
E|-2------------2---------5-|
                               x2
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|------------------------3-2-0-|
A|-2--0-2-0-2-3--2--0-2-0-------|
E|------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|-------2-3-4--------------------------|
A|----4------------4--3-2------4--3-2---|
E|-2------------2---------5-----------5-|
                           x2
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|-------2-3-4--------------|
A|----4------------4--3-2---|
E|-2------------2---------5-|


Riff 11
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-7---10-10-10-7----------|
A|-5----8--8--8-5----5-4-3-|
E|-------------------------|
   "If you say Heaven..."
                           x2
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|-------2-3-4--------------|
A|----4------------4--3-2---|
E|-2------------2---------5-|

e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-7---10-10-10-7----------|
A|-5----8--8--8-5----5-4-3-|
E|-------------------------|
   "You say forgive him..."
                           x2
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|-------2-3-4--------------|
A|----4------------4--3-2---|
E|-2------------2---------5-|

e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|-7---10-10-10-7------------|
A|-5----8--8--8-5----5-4-3-4-|
E|-------------------------2-|
   "Oh my sweet Satan, you are the one!"


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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