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Mercyful Fate: Night of the Unborn

transcribed by:  Russ Elton      :  webmaster@abysslord.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:  January 20, 2003

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

Tuning: Standard

Intro solo - here's some of it.....use a lot of whammy bar!
e|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------|
G|-19^^----19^^-19^^-~~~--19^^-19^^-19^^-----------------|
D|-----------------------------------------15h17~~-19-17-|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|
           
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|-19--17-----------------------|
A|---------19-18-17-16----------|
E|----------------------15-16~~-|

then:
Riff 1
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------12\--|
G|--------------------------9~~----------12\--|
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|-------------5h7----------------------------|
E|-0-0-0-0-5h7-----0-0-0-0-------0-0-0-0------|
   * * * *         * * * *  ah   * * * *                               
         
e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------7-5-----------------------10p7~---------12p10~-|
E|-0-0-0-0-----7\6~--0-3-4~--0-0-0-0-------0-0-0-0--------|
   * * * *                   * * * *       * * * *

1st ending
e|----------------------|
B|---------12-14-12-9\--|
G|---------12-14-12-9\--|
D|----------------------|
A|----------------------|
E|-0-0-0-0--------------|
   * * * * 

2nd ending
e|------------------------|
B|---------12-14-12--14^--|
G|---------12-14-12--14^--|
D|------------------------|
A|------------------------|
E|-0-0-0-0----------------|
   * * * * 
 
Riff 2
e|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------4-2-------2--|
A|----------------------------------------------4-3-2-0--|
E|-2-2-2-2-5-2~--2-2-2-2-5-4~--2-2-2-2-5-2~--------------|
   * * * *       * * * *       * * * *

e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------4-2-------2-------4--|
A|----------------------------------------------4-3-2-0--4-2--2--|
E|-2-2-2-2-5-2~--2-2-2-2-5-4~--2-2-2-2-5-2~--------------2-0-----|
   * * * *       * * * *       * * * *

Riff 3
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------7-|
D|-----------------------------5-7-|
A|-5h7---------5h7---------5h7-----|
E|-0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-------|
       * * * *     * * * * 
  "I........"

e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------7--------5-|
D|-----------------------------5-7------5-5-|
A|-5h7---------5h7---------5h7------5h7-----|
E|-0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0--------0-------|
       * * * *     * * * * 
  "....forbid you entrance here...."

Riff 4
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|-5---------5---------5---------7-5----|
D|-5---------5---------5---------7-5-7--|
A|---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-----7--|
E|--------------------------------------|
     * * * *   * * * *   * * * * 
  "..ground......"

e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|-5---------5------------------------|
D|-5---------5---------7-6-5-7-5------|
A|---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-------7-5---5~-|
E|-------------------------------8----|
     * * * *   * * * *   * * * * 
  "...don't you see this chapel? "  

Play Riff 3  "Shut up!  Hold your tongue"
Play Riff 4  "..unborn..........tonight is the night..."

Lead in to the chorus
e|-----------|
B|-----------|
G|-----------|
D|-----------|
A|-------3-5-|
E|-3--5------|

Riff 5 (chorus)
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|--------7-7--9-7-9---4-5-7--7-5---2-4-5-5-7--5-|
A|-5-3-5--5-5--7-5-7---2-3-5--5-3---0-2-3-3-5--3-|
E|-3-1-3-----------------------------------------|
  "The spirits of the unborn......."

Riff 6                          x2
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-7/9-----------9--7/9----------|
A|-5/7-----------7--5/7------5-5-|
E|-----0-000-000--------0-00-3-3-|
       * *** ***        * **
   "tonight.............."

Riff 7                          x2
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|-0h2-2222222222-0h2-2222222222-|
E|-------------------------------|
   * * ********** * * **********
  "They will dance around the Chapel......"

Play Riff 6  
Play Riff 7  "They will make a fool......"
Play riff 6  

Riff 8
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-5----5----5----5----5----5----5----5-7--|
A|-3-33-3-33-3-33-3-33-3-33-3-33-3-33-3-5--|
E|-----------------------------------------|
     **   **   **   **   **   **   **
  "A song for the dead....."

e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-5----5----5----5----5----5----5--7-|
A|-3-33-3-33-3-33-3-33-3-33-3-33-3--5-|
E|------------------------------------|
     **   **   **   **   **   **
  "To whom Life ........."

Play Riff 6  "...just begun....."
Play Riff 8  "Ahhhhhhhhh   Ahhhhhhhh"
Play riff 6  ".....this ones for the unborn"

Lead in to the solo rhythm
e|-------|
B|-------|
G|-------|
D|-7/9-9-|
A|-5/7-7-|
E|-------|
     

Play Riff 2 twice (solo rhythm)

Play Riff 6  "Did you know....."

Play last bar of riff 6 like this:
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-7/9-----------9--7/9---------5----7-|
A|-5/7-----------7--5/7---------3----5-|
E|-----0-000-000--------0-00--0----0---|
       * *** ***        * **  *    * 
        "...the first of June...."

Play Riff 5    "The spirits of the unborn....."
Repeat Riff 5  (solo starts)

Solo Rhythm (all the bars are laid out)

                                 x2
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|-2h4-44444444444-2h4-4444444444-|
E|--------------------------------|     
                                            x2 
e|-------------------------------------------|-----|
B|-------------------------------------------|-----|
G|-------------------------------------------|-----|
D|------------2----5-4---4-2--4-2------------|--7--|
A|-2-4--2-4---0-4--3-2---2-0--2-0---2-4--2-4-|--5--|
E|-0-2--0-2-----2-------------------0-2--0-2-|-----|


e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|-9----9----9----9----9----9----9----9-|
A|-7-77-7-77-7-77-7-77-7-77-7-77-7-77-7-|
E|--------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-7-----7----7----7-4-----4----4----4-|
A|-5--55-5-55-5-55-5-2--22-2-22-2-22-2-|
E|-------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|-9-----9----9----9----9----9----9----9-|
A|-7--77-7-77-7-77-7-77-7-77-7-77-7-77-7-|
E|---------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-7-----7----7----7-5-----5----5----5-|
A|-5--55-5-55-5-55-5-3--33-3-33-3-33-3-|
E|-------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|------------------------------4-| -----------|
A|-4--------------------------4---|            |
E|-2--222-222-222-222-222-222-----|            |
      *** *** *** *** *** ***                  |
                                               |---- Play twice
e|--------------------------------|            |
B|--------------------------------|            |
G|--------------------------------|            |
D|--------------------------------| -----------|
A|-4--------------------------4---|
E|-2--222-222-222-222-222-222-2---|
      *** *** *** *** *** ***

e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|-5----5----5----5----5----5----5----5-|
A|-3-33-3-33-3-33-3-33-3-33-3-33-3-33-3-|
E|--------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|-7----7----7----7----7----7----7----7-|
A|-5-55-5-55-5-55-5-55-5-55-5-55-5-55-5-|
E|--------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|-4h5-55555555555555-7h9-99999999999999-|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------11h12121212121212121212\-|
G|-7h9-99999999999999---------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

                                x2
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|-0h2-2222222222-0h2-2222222222-|
E|-------------------------------|
   * * ********** * * *********

                                x2
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|-5p3-3333333333-5p3-3333333333-|
E|-------------------------------|
     * **********   * **********

Ending
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|-0-0-2~--0-0-3~--0-0-5~--0-0-6~--0-0-8~--0-0-9~-|

e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-----------------------4-|
A|-----------------------4-|
E|-0-0-10~--0-0-12~--0-0-2-|

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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Flibo 292 Mar 03, 2009 09:35 AM

Please! I need a guitar pro version of this :) Good tab!

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