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Tuning
D G C F A D
Song: Amaranth
Group: Nightwish
Album: Dark Passion Play

Tabbed by Matt Sells


-UPDATE: Now in D tuning, as pointed out by yakreig.  Thanks!
-You can still play in drop D, play strings 1-5 two frets lower
-Many of the notes during the verse have slight mute on them. Listen to the song to 
out when to mute
-Two dashes generally represent an eighth note.

Key Signature: D Minor
Tuning: D (D, G, C, F, A, d)

[Piano Intro] (0:00)

 [Guitar Intro] (0:15)
D|---|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---|----------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---|-------------------------7---7-------------------5-5---5-4---4--|
C|-2>|-2-2---2-2---2---5-5---5-7---7-2-2-2---2-2---2---5-5---5-4---4--|
G|-2>|-2-2---2-2---2---5-5---5-5---5-2-2-2---2-2---2---3-3---3-2---2--|
D|-0>|-0-0---0-0---0---3-3---3-------0-0-0---0-0---0------------------|


D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------7---7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--------------------|
C|-2-2-2---2-2---2---5-5---5-7---7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3----|
G|-2-2-2---2-2---2---5-5---5-5---5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3----|
D|-0-0-0---0-0---0---3-3---3-----------------------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1----|
                                                M * *

D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---8-8---7-7---5---2-3-2---2-3-2-------------------------------------|
G|---8-8---7-7---5---2-3-2---2-3-2-------------------------------------|
D|-0-6-6---5-5---3---0-1-0---0-1-0-------------------------------------|
M *


 [Verse I] (0:33)
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----|
M * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|--------------------------------------------/7\5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----|
G|--------------------------------------------/7\5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----|
D|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0/5\3-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----|
M * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|----/5-2----------------------------/7\5-----------------------------|
G|----/5-2----------------------------/7\5-----------------------------|
D|-0-0/3-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0/5\3-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----|
M * *     * * * * * * * * * * * * * *     * * * * * * * * * * * *

D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|----/7-7----------------------------/7-2----/7\5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----|
G|----/7-7----------------------------/7-2----/7\5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----|
D|-0-0/5-5-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0/5-0-0-0/5\3-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----|
M * *     * * * * * * * * * * * * * *     * *

 Lead In (1:03)
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-5-7---5-7-7/\-5-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-7---5-7-7/\-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----|
G|-5-7---5-7-7/\-5-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-7---5-7-7/\-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----|
D|-3-5---3-5-5/\-3-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-5---3-5-5/\-3-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-----|

 Chorus I (1:11)
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-----------5---5-----------7---7-----------5---5-----------7---7-----|
C|-2-2-2---2-5---5---5-5---5-7---7-2-2-2---2-5---5---5-5---5-7---7-----|
G|-2-2-2---2-3---3---5-5---5-5---5-2-2-2---2-3---3---5-5---5-5---5-----|
D|-0-0-0---0---------3-3---3-------0-0-0---0---------3-3---3-----------|

D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-----------5---5-----------7---7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---------------------|
C|-2-2-2---2-5---5---5-5---5-7---7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----|
G|-2-2-2---2-3---3---5-5---5-5---5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----|
D|-0-0-0---0---------3-3---3-----------------------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-----|

D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---8-8---7-7---5---2-3-2---2-3-2---8-8---7-7---5---2-3-2---2-3-2-----|
G|---8-8---7-7---5---2-3-2---2-3-2---8-8---7-7---5---2-3-2---2-3-2-----|
D|-0-6-6---5-5---3---0-1-0---0-1-0-0-6-6---5-5---3---0-1-0---0-1-0-----|
M *                               *


 [Verse II] (1:33)
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-----------------9-----9~~~~---------------------5-----5~~~~---------|
C|----/5-2---------9-----9~~~~--------/7\5---------5-----5~~~~---------|
G|----/5-2----------------------------/7\5-----------------------------|
D|-0-0/3-0-0-0-0-0-----------------0-0/5\3-0-0-0-0---------------------|
M * *     * * * *                 * *     * * * *

D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-----------------7-----7~~~~-----------------------------------------|
C|----/7-7---------7-----7~~~~--------/7-2----/7\5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----|
G|----/7-7----------------------------/7-2----/7\5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----|
D|-0-0/5-5-0-0-0-0-----------------0-0/5-0-0-0/5\3-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----|
M * *     * * * *                 * *

 Lead In (1:48)
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-5-7---5-7-7/\-5-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-7---5-7-7/\-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----|
G|-5-7---5-7-7/\-5-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-7---5-7-7/\-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----|
D|-3-5---3-5-5/\-3-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-5---3-5-5/\-3-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-----|


 [Chorus II] (1:56)
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-----------5---5-----------7---7-----------5---5-----------7---7-----|
C|-2-2-2---2-5---5---5-5---5-7---7-2-2-2---2-5---5---5-5---5-7---7-----|
G|-2-2-2---2-3---3---5-5---5-5---5-2-2-2---2-3---3---5-5---5-5---5-----|
D|-0-0-0---0---------3-3---3-------0-0-0---0---------3-3---3-----------|

D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-----------5---5-----------7---7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---------------------|
C|-2-2-2---2-5---5---5-5---5-7---7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----|
G|-2-2-2---2-3---3---5-5---5-5---5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----|
D|-0-0-0---0---------3-3---3-----------------------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-----|

D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-----------5---5-----------7---7-----------5---5-----------7---7-----|
C|-2-2-2---2-5---5---5-5---5-7---7-2-2-2---2-5---5---5-5---5-7---7-----|
G|-2-2-2---2-3---3---5-5---5-5---5-2-2-2---2-3---3---5-5---5-5---5-----|
D|-0-0-0---0---------3-3---3-------0-0-0---0---------3-3---3-----------|

D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-----------5---5-----------7---7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----|
C|-2-2-2---2-5---5---5-5---5-7---7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----|
G|-2-2-2---2-3---3---5-5---5-5---5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----|
D|-0-0-0---0---------3-3---3-------------------------------------------|

D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---8-8---7-7---5---2-3-2---2-3-2---8-8---7-7---5---2-3-2---2-3-2-----|
G|---8-8---7-7---5---2-3-2---2-3-2---8-8---7-7---5---2-3-2---2-3-2-----|
D|-0-6-6---5-5---3---0-1-0---0-1-0---6-6---5-5---3---0-1-0---0-1-0-----|
M *                               


 [Bridge] (2:33)
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-5---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-5-----|
G|---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-5---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-5-----|
D|-0-0-1-0---0-1-0---0-1-0---0-1-3-0-0-1-0---0-1-0---0-1-0---0-1-3-----|
M *                               *

D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-5---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-5-----|
G|---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-5---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-5-----|
D|-0-0-1-0---0-1-0---0-1-0---0-1-3-0-0-1-0---0-1-0---0-1-0---0-1-3-----|
M *                               *

D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-5---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-5-2---|
G|---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-5---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-2---2-3-5-2---|
D|-0-0-1-0---0-1-0---0-1-0---0-1-3-0-0-1-0---0-1-0---0-1-0---0-1-3-0---|
M *                               *

 [Piano Bridge] (2:56)
 Last Measure
D|-------------------|
A|-------------------|
F|-------------------|
C|-------------4---4-|
G|-------------4---4-|
D|-------------2---2-|


 [Chorus III] (3:11)
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-----------7---7-----------9---9-----------7---7-----------9---9-----|
C|-4-4-4---4-7---7---7-7---7-9---9-4-4-4---4-7---7---7-7---7-9---9-----|
G|-4-4-4---4-5---5---7-7---7-7---7-4-4-4---4-5---5---7-7---7-7---7-----|
D|-2-2-2---2---------5-5---5-------2-2-2---2---------5-5---5-----------|

D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-----------7---7-----------9---9-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---------------------|
C|-4-4-4---4-7---7---7-7---7-9---9-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----|
G|-4-4-4---4-5---5---7-7---7-7---7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----|
D|-2-2-2---2---------5-5---5-----------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----|

D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-----------7---7-----------9---9-----------7---7-----------9---9-----|
C|-4-4-4---4-7---7---7-7---7-9---9-4-4-4---4-7---7---7-7---7-9---9-----|
G|-4-4-4---4-5---5---7-7---7-7---7-4-4-4---4-5---5---7-7---7-7---7-----|
D|-2-2-2---2---------5-5---5-------2-2-2---2---------5-5---5-----------|

D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-----------7---7-----------9---9-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---------------------|
C|-4-4-4---4-7---7---7-7---7-9---9-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----|
G|-4-4-4---4-5---5---7-7---7-7---7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----|
D|-2-2-2---2---------5-5---5-----------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----|


 [Outro] (3:41)
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-2-8-8---7-7---5-5-2-3-2-2-2-3-2-2-8-8---7-7---5---2-3-2---2-3-2-----|
G|-2-8-8---7-7---5-5-2-3-2-2-2-3-2-2-8-8---7-7---5---2-3-2---2-3-2-----|
D|-0-6-6-0-5-5-0-3-3-0-1-0-0-0-1-0-0-6-6-0-5-5-0-3---0-1-0---0-1-0-----|



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yakreig 71 Aug 14, 2007 03:29 PM

emppu plays most of his songs from century child onwards like this:
DGCFAD

but other than that a good tab

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Corey Taylor 20 Aug 30, 2007 05:03 PM

very nice tab, sounds awesome, thank you!

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NeoNoks 113 Feb 06, 2008 09:32 AM

good tab..but how this is intermediate? just power chords

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