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Iced Earth:  Damien

transcribed by: Russ Elton (vicelton@yahoo.com)

FIND EVERY ICED EARTH SONG AND
THE MOST UPDATED VERSION OF THIS SONG AT:

                          The Frozen Palace
                  http://truemetal.org/icedearth/

Date last modified:  01/04/02
  
PLEASE DO NOT COPY THIS TAB TO ANOTHER SITE 
WITHOUT AUTHORS' PERMISSION.  THANK YOU.

Tuning: Eb

Riff 1 (Acoustic)
Guitar 1
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|-9-xxxx-9-xxxx-9-9\-7-xxxx-7-xxxx-7-7\-|
Ab|-7-xxxx-7-xxxx-7-7\-5-xxxx-5-xxxx-5-5\-|
Eb|---------------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------------|
Db|-5-xxxx-5-xxxx-5-5--5-xxxx-5-xx-5-5-5-5-5/7-|
Ab|-3-xxxx-3-xxxx-3-3\-2-xxxx-2-xx-2-2-2/3-3/5-|
Eb|--------------------------------------------|


Guitar 2
eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------10-------------------|
Gb|---9-11---12---11--------12---9-11-12-11-|
Db|-9------9----9----9----9----9------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------10----------------|
Gb|---9-11---12---11--------12---9-11-12-|
Db|-9------9----9----9----9----9---------|
Ab|--------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|


Riff 2 (Distortion)
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------|
Ab|-3-2-3-2------------------------|
Eb|-1-0-1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
      *     * * * * * * * * * * * 
          "So a beast resides in me..."
eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------|
Ab|-3-3/5-5\3-3\2---------------------|
Eb|-1-1/3-3\1-1\0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
                  * * * * * * * * * * 
             "Deep down I always knew..."


Riff 3
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|------------------x--------------------|
Ab|-2--------------2-x--5-7-8-7-5--8-7~~\-|
Eb|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------a----|
    *  * * * * * * *  
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|------------------x------4-5-4-------|
Ab|-2--------------2-x--5-7-a-a-a--8~~\-|
Eb|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------a----|
    *  * * * * * * *  


Lead into next section:
eb|------|
Bb|------|
Gb|--9\--|
Db|--9\--|
Ab|--7\--|
Eb|------|


Play Riff 1   "As the boy becomes a man..."
Guitar 2 plays this the first time though:
eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------12---10-------------------|
Gb|---9-11---12-------------12---9-11-12-11-|
Db|-9------9----9----9----9----9------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------10----------------|
Gb|---9-11---12---11--------12---9-11-12-|
Db|-9------9----9----9----9----9---------|
Ab|--------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|



Play Riff 2   "I embrace the hounds of Hell..."
Play Riff 3   "Ahhhh..."


Riff 4
Guitar 1
eb|---------------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------------------|
Db|-9---------9---------9-9\-7---------7---------7-7\-|
Ab|-7---------7---------7-7\-5---------5---------5-5\-|
Eb|---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0--------0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0------|
      * * * *   * * * *        * * * *   * * * * 
   "When the Jews return to Zion..."
eb|------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-5---------5---------5-5--5---------5-----5-5-5-5-5/7-|
Ab|-3---------3---------3-3\-2---------2-----2-2-2/3-3/5-|
Eb|---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0--------0-0-0-0---0-0-------------|
      * * * *   * * * *        * * * *   * *  
   "...comet, fills the sky..."

Guitar 2
eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------10-------------------|
Gb|---9-11---12---11--------12---9-11-12-11-|
Db|-9------9----9----9----9----9------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------10----------------|
Gb|---9-11---12---11--------12---9-11-12-|
Db|-9------9----9----9----9----9---------|
Ab|--------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|


Play Riff 3   "Ohhh...."


Lead into next section:
eb|----------------|
Bb|----------------|
Gb|----------------|
Db|--9-------------|
Ab|--7--[let ring]-|
Eb|--0-------------|



Bass interlude


Play Riff 4  Solo Rhythm

Solo
Guitar 1
eb|---------------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------12~--13-12~~-------------------|
Gb|-/9~~---11~---12~-----------------/9-11-12~--11-9\-|
Db|---------------------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------------------|

eb|------------17~--15-14~-------15~---14-|
Bb|-12-12-/17~--------------15~-----------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------|

eb|-19-20--17-20--15-20--19-20--17-20--19p17p15------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------19-17-|
Gb|--------------------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------|

eb|-15-14~---15-15~--------------------17-19-/24~~-|
Bb|---------------------------17-19-20-------------|
Gb|------------------16-17-19----------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
eb|----------------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-/9~~-----------------------------------------------|
Db|--------12~---10~----9~--10--9~~--------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------/7--9-10~---9-7\-|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------|

eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|------------14~--12-11~-------12~---11-|
Db|--9--9-/14~--------------12~-----------|
Ab|---------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-16-17--14-17--12-17--16-17--14-17--16p14p12------|
Db|--------------------------------------------17-14-|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------|

eb|----------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------10-12-/17~~-|
Gb|-12-11~--12-12~-----------9-11-12-------------|
Db|------------------9-10-12---------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------|


End solo

Play Riff 2   "Now disciples of the Watch..."
Play Riff 3   "...Christ!"
Play Riff 4   "When the Jews return to Zion..."

Last bar of Riff 4:
eb|--------------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------------------|
Db|-5---------5---------5-5--5---------5-----5-5-----|
Ab|-3---------3---------3-3\-2---------2-----2-2-----|
Eb|---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0--------0-0-0-0---0-0-----X\\-|
      * * * *   * * * *        * * * *   * *  
    "...till man exists, no more......"


Play Riff 2  Ending solo rhythm


Ending solo:

Guitar 1              x2
eb|-12-0-0-12-0-0-12-0-|
Bb|--------------------|
Gb|--------------------|
Db|--------------------|
Ab|--------------------|
Eb|--------------------|
                      x2
eb|-10-0-0-10-0-0-10-0-|
Bb|--------------------|
Gb|--------------------|
Db|--------------------|
Ab|--------------------|
Eb|--------------------|
                   x2
eb|-8-0-0-8-0-0-8-0-|
Bb|-----------------|
Gb|-----------------|
Db|-----------------|
Ab|-----------------|
Eb|-----------------|
                   x2
eb|-7-0-0-7-0-0-7-0-|
Bb|-----------------|
Gb|-----------------|
Db|-----------------|
Ab|-----------------|
Eb|-----------------|

Guitar 2              x2
eb|-12-0-0-12-0-0-12-0-|
Bb|--------------------|
Gb|--------------------|
Db|--------------------|
Ab|--------------------|
Eb|--------------------|
                      x2
eb|-10-0-0-10-0-0-10-0-|
Bb|--------------------|
Gb|--------------------|
Db|--------------------|
Ab|--------------------|
Eb|--------------------|
                   
eb|-8-0-0-8-0-0-8-0-5-0-0-5-0-0-5-0-|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|
                   x2  
eb|-4-0-0-4-0-0-4-0-|
Bb|-----------------|
Gb|-----------------|
Db|-----------------|
Ab|-----------------|
Eb|-----------------|

(Guitar 2 plays notes in () )
eb|-----------------------------------------------------|
Bb|--10101010-9999-13131313-12121212-15151515-13131313--|
Gb|-(10101010-9999-14141414-13131313-16161616-14141414)-|
Db|-----------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------------------------------|
Bb|--12121212-13131313-10101010-9999-13131313-12121212--|
Gb|-(13131313-14141414-10101010-9999-14141414-13131313)-|
Db|-----------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--13131313-15151515-17~~--|
Gb|-(14141414-16161616-17~~)-|
Db|--------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------|

Guitar 1
eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------|
Gb|-10-10-9~----7-7-9-9/10~--12-10h12-\9~~-|
Db|----------------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------|

Guitar 2 (comes in later)
eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|-10-10-9~----7-7-9-9/10~--12-10h12-\9~~-|
Gb|----------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------|

Guitar 3 (comes in even later)
eb|-13-13-12~---10-10-12-12/13~--15-13h15-\12~~-|
Bb|---------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------------|

End solo


Ending (Piano arranged for guitar)
eb|----12-14----15----14----17----15----12-14-15-14-|
Bb|-12-------12----12----12----12----12-------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------|

eb|----12-14----15----14----17----15----12-14-15--|
Bb|-12-------12----12----12----12----12-----------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------|


Notation:

10b12      = pick the 10th fret, then bend to the 12th fret.
10b12r10   = pick the 10th fret, then bend to the 12th fret,
             then release to the 10th fret.
[10]12r10  = bend to the 12th fret from the 10th fret, pick,
             then release to the 10th fret.
10b12 [14] = pick the 14th fret while holding the previous bend.

10b15*     = tremolo bar bend, from the 10th fret to the 15th fret.
7d2*       = tremolo bar dive, from the 7th fret to the 2nd fret. 
12~*       = tremolo bar vibrato.

x   =  mute with fret-hand
*   =  palm mute
X\\ =  pick slide
h   =  hammer-on
p   =  pull-off
~   =  vibrato
t   =  finger tap
/   =  slide up
\   =  slide down
h   =  natural harmonics
a   =  artificial harmonics
(9) =  ghost note
tm  =  trem picking
tr  =  trill

            
            
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EmoRocker19510 60 Sep 25, 2006 03:29 PM

Awesome tab dude, way to go

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