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Iced Earth:  When The Night Falls

transcribed by:  Russ Elton (vicelton@yahoo.com)
     edited by:  Vassilis Androutsopoulos (Billy_270@hotmail.com)
                 FRIENDLY DEMON  verstraete_kenny@hotmail.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:  01/14/02
  
PLEASE DO NOT COPY THIS TAB TO ANOTHER SITE 
WITHOUT AUTHORS' PERMISSION.  THANK YOU.

Tuning: Eb

The clean intro is only on the Iced Earth version.

Intro (clean)                 x4                              x2
eb|----------------------------|-------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------|-------------------------------|
Gb|------7------------0--------|-------9-------10-------9------|
Db|----5---5---5----7---7---7--|----7-----7----------7-----7---|
Ab|--7-------7----5-------5----|--8---------8------8---------8-|
Eb|----------------------------|-------------------------------|

                               x2                              x2
eb|----------------------------|-------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------|-------------------------------|
Gb|------7------------0--------|-------9-------10-------9------|
Db|----5---5---5----7---7---7--|----7-----7----------7-----7---|
Ab|--7-------7----5-------5----|--8---------8------8---------8-|
Eb|----------------------------|-------------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------0------------0------------0------------0-------|
Db|----4---4---4----2---2---2----4---4---4----3---3---3-|
Ab|--2-------2----3-------3----2-------2----1-------1---|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------|

eb|------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------0------------0------------0---------------------|
Db|----4---4---4----2---2---2----4---4---4------3------5-|
Ab|--2-------2----3-------3----2-------2------3------5---|
Eb|-----------------------------------------1------3-----|


Guitar 1
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------/8~-|
Gb|-----9-7-9-10-9---------9-7-9-10-9-----|
Db|---7------------9-----7----------------|
Ab|-0------------------0------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-----9-7-9-10-9---------9-7-9-10-9-0-|
Db|---7------------9-----7--------------|
Ab|-0------------------0----------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|

Guitar 2              x4
eb|--------------------|
Bb|------------------0-|
Gb|-----5--5-------4---|
Db|---7------7---5-----|
Ab|-0----------0-------|
Eb|--------------------|
                                                            

Both guitars                     x2
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------9-------10-------9------|
Db|----7-----7----------7-----7---|
Ab|--8---------8------8---------8-|
Eb|-------------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------0------------0------------0------------0-------|
Db|----4---4---4----2---2---2----4---4---4----3---3---3-|
Ab|--2-------2----3-------3----2-------2----1-------1---|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------|

eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------|
Gb|------0------------0------------0-------|
Db|----4---4---4----2---2---2----4---4---4-|
Ab|--2-------2----3-------3----2-------2---|
Eb|----------------------------------------|


This is where the DOP version starts:

Distortion
eb|------------------|
Bb|------------------|
Gb|------------------|
Db|------------------|
Ab|-3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5-|
Eb|-1-1-1-1--3-3-3-3-| 
    * * * *  * * * * 

Riff 1                                                    Last time
eb|-------------------------------------------------------|-------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------------|-------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------------|-------|
Db|-------------5-5-5-4---4---4-2--2--2-------------------|-------|
Ab|--2--2-------7-7-7-5-0-5-0-5-3--3--3p0-----------------|--2----|
Eb|--0--0--0-0----------------------------3-333-2-222-1-0-|--0-0--|
           * *          *   *             * *** * *** * *      *
                                                           "Look!"
Riff 2
Guitar 1                                                      x2
eb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------7-------------5--------------2-----|
Eb|-000-000-000-000-000-000-5-0-0-000-000-3-0-0-000-000--0-0-0-|
    *** *** *** *** *** ***   * * *** ***   * * *** ***    * * 

Guitar 2 (not on DOP version)
eb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------14-----------12--------------9-----|
Db|------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------12-----------10--------------7-----|
Eb|------------------------------------------------------------|

Final time
eb|-----------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------7-------------5-------------|
Eb|-000-000-000-000-000-000-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
    *** *** *** *** *** ***   * * * * * *   * * * * * * 

Riff 3                                                     x2
eb|---------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-2----5---4---2---0---2---5-4-2--7-----------5-----------|
Eb|-0--0---0---0---0---0---0--------5-5-555-555-3-3-333-333-|
       *   *   *   *   *       * *    * *** ***   * *** ***

Riff 3a
eb|---------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-2----5---4---2---0---2---5-4-2--7-----------5-----------|
Eb|-0--0---0---0---0---0---0--------5-5-555-555-3-3-333-333-|
       * * * * * * * * * * * * * *    * *** ***   * *** ***
   "Look, out in the distant sky..."

Last time
eb|------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-2----5---4---2---0---2---5-4-2--7-----------5--5-5-5-|
Eb|-0--0---0---0---0---0---0--------5-5-555-555-3--3-3-3-|
       * * * * * * * * * * * * * *    * *** ***  
   "The jackals howling at the moon..."

Riff 4
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------|
Db|-7-9-----------9-----------|
Ab|-5-7--777-9-10--10-9-7-777-|
Eb|---------------------------|
         *** *  * * * * * *** 
eb|----------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-7-7-9-----------9------------7-7-------------------------|
Ab|-5-5-7--777-9-10--10-9-7-777--5-5-7-----------5-----------|
Eb|----------------------------------5-5-555-555-3-3-333-333-|
           *** *  * * * * * ***        * *** ***   * *** ***


Play Riff 3   "See, the curtain of the night..."
Play Riff 3a  "The night comes shining through..."
Play Riff 4   but use this for the ending:

Guitar 2 plays notes on top   x4
eb|----------------------------|---------|
Bb|----------------------------|---------|
Gb|----------------------------|---------|
Db|--4-4-5---------------------|--4-4----|
Ab|--5-5-7---------------------|--5-5----|
Eb|--------0-0-000-000-000-000-|-------0-|
           * * *** *** *** ***

Riff 5 (clean, but final time, the chords are distorted)
eb|-------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------|
Db|-----9-7-9-10-9-7-----------9-7-9-10-9-7---|
Ab|---7--------------10-9----7-------------10-|
Eb|-0----------------------0------------------|
  "Join us in our..."
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------7-7-9--------|
Db|-----9-7-9-10-9-7-------5-5-7--7-7-9-|
Ab|---7--------------10-9---------5-5-7-|
Eb|-0-----------------------------------|
  "Let us fill..."
   
Play Riff 1   "When the night falls..."

Riff 6
Guitar 1 (Play first bar once only)
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|--------5-555-5-4-4--------7-777-7-5-5-|
Ab|-/7-7\--------------5-5-55-------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------|
                                          
eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------|
Db|----------5-555-5-4-4--------7-777-7-5-5-|
Ab|--7-7-77--------------5-5-55-------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------|

Guitar 2 (Play first bar once only)
eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------5-555-5-4-4-|
Db|-----------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------|
Gb|----------4-444-4------------5-555-5-4-4-|
Db|--5-5-55----------7-7-4-4-44-------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------|


Riff 7
Guitar 1
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------|
Db|-9-----------------7----------|
Ab|-7--------9--------5--------7-|
Eb|----------7-----------------5-|

Guitar 2
eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------|
Gb|--9-9-999-9-7-7-----7-777-7-7-7-9---|
Db|----------------9-9---------------7-|
Ab|------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-9-999-9-7-7-------------7-7h9-|
Db|-------------7-7-7-777-9-------|
Ab|-------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------|


Riff 7a
Guitar 1                         Ending
eb|------------------------------|---------|
Bb|------------------------------|---------|
Gb|------------------------------|---------|
Db|-9-----------------7----------|------7--|
Ab|-7--------9--------5--------7-|--9-9-5--|
Eb|----------7-----------------5-|--7-7----|

Guitar 2
eb|-0-0-7-5-------0-0-7-5------------|
Bb|---------8-------------8-7b8r7----|
Gb|-----------7~------------------7~-|
Db|----------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------|
1st ending
eb|-0-0-7-5-------0-0-7-5------|
Bb|---------8-7~----------8----|
Gb|-------------------------6~-|
Db|----------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------|
2nd ending
eb|-0-0-7-5-------0-0-7-5-----------------------|
Bb|---------8-7~----------8-------------7-7-8~~-|
Gb|-------------------------6~--6-666-7-----a---|
Db|---------------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------------|

Guitar 3
eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------|
Gb|-9-9-12-11-9-----9-9-12-11-9-7b9r7----|
Db|-------------9~--------------------9~-|
Ab|--------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|
1st ending
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|-9-9-12-11-9-7~--9-9-12-11-9----|
Db|-----------------------------7~-|
Ab|--------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------|
2nd ending
eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-9-9-12-11-9-7~--9-9-12-11-9-------------7-7-9~--|
Db|-----------------------------7~--7-777-9---------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------|


Riff 8 (Solo Rhythm)
eb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-9-----------10-------------12-------------10-------------7-|
Ab|-7-7-777-777--8-7-7-777-777-10-7-7-777-777--8--7-8-10-8-7-5-|
Eb|------------------------------------------------------------|
      * *** ***    * * *** ***    * * *** ***     * *  * * *

Riff 9
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-----------4-3--3----------------|
Ab|--2--------2-1--1-1-11-2-1-----2-|
Eb|--0----0-0-----------------3-2-0-|
          * *        * ** * * * *  
eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------|
Db|-----4-3----------------------------|
Ab|-----2-1-1-1-1-111-0-1-111-0-1-0010-|
Eb|-0-0--------------------------------|
    * *     * * * *** * * *** * * ****
eb|---------------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------4\3--3-----3-----3--------------|
Ab|-2-----2-----2-----2\1--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-11-2-1-----|
Eb|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------------------3-2-|
      * *   * *   * *        * *   * *   * ** * * * * 

eb|---------------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------4\3--3-----3--------------------|
Ab|-2-----2-----2-----2\1--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-111-0-1-0010-|
Eb|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------------------------|
      * *   * *   * *        * *   * * * *** * * ****

Play Riff 8   "Recall, the look in their eyes..."

Riff 10
Guitar 1
eb|----------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------|
Db|----------------------------|
Ab|--5-555-555-555-555-555-...-|
Eb|----------------------------|
     * *** *** *** *** *** 
Guitar 2
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------|
Db|--5------5-------------------|
Ab|-------5---8---5-8-7---8-7-5-|
Eb|-----------------------------| 


Riff 11
eb|----------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------------------|
Db|--7-----------5-------------7-----------------------------|
Ab|--5-5-555-555---8-5-8-7-8-7-5-5-555-555-555-555-555-555-0-|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------------|
       * *** ***     * *   * *   * *** *** *** *** *** *** *

Riff 12
eb|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|--12-1212121212-10-10-10-10-10-10--8-8-8-8-8-8-7-------7-----|
Ab|--10-1010101010--8--8--8--8--8--8--6-6-6-6-6-6-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                    * * *   * * 
   "Hypnotizing, paralyzing..."

eb|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|--12-1212121212-10-10-10-10-10-10--8-----------7-------7-----|
Ab|--10-1010101010--8--8--8--8--8--8--6-6-666-886-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------------|
                                        * *** ***   * * *   * *       
   "Tantalizing suicide...."

Last time, play this:
eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|--12-1212121212-10-10-10-10-10-10--8-----------7-|
Ab|--10-1010101010--8--8--8--8--8--8--6-6-666-886-5-|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------|
                                        * *** ***

Riff 11a
eb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------5-------------7-------------|
Ab|-5-555-555-555-555-555-555---8-5-8-7-8-7-5-5-555-555-0-|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------|
    * *** *** *** *** *** ***     * *   * *   * *** *** *

eb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------4-------------6-------------|
Ab|-4-444-444-444-444-444-444---7-4-7-6-7-6-4-4-444-444-0-|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------|
    * *** *** *** *** *** ***     * *   * *   * *** *** *

Riff 13
eb|---------------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------5------------5-----------5-7-8--------5-7-8-|
Ab|-5-555---8-7--5-555---8-7-6-666--------6-666-------|
Eb|---------------------------------------------------|
    * ***   * *  * ***   * * * ***        * ***
eb|----------------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------7------------7-----------7-9-10-------7-9-10-|
Ab|-7-777--10-9--7-777--10-9-8-888--------8-888--------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------|
    * ***   * *  * ***   * * * ***        * ***

Riff 14 (Solo Rhythm)
eb|---------------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------3-333-3-3-0-2-222-2-2-0--5-555-5-5-5-|
Eb|-5-555-5-5-5---------------------------------------|
    * *** * * *  * *** * * * * *** * * *  * *** * * * 
1st ending
eb|------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------7-7-7-7\-|
Ab|--------------3-333-3-3-0-2-222-2-2-0--5-5-5-5\-|
Eb|-5-555-5-5-5------------------------------------|
    * *** * * *  * *** * * * * *** * * * 
1st ending
eb|------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------------7\-|
Ab|--------------3-333-3-3-0-2-222-2-2-0--5-555-5\-|
Eb|-5-555-5-5-5------------------------------------|
    * *** * * *  * *** * * * * *** * * *  * ***


Lead into next section:
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------|
Db|--5--4--2----------5--4----|
Ab|--3--2--0----------3--2--2-|
Eb|-------------------------0-|


Play Riff 5   "Join us in our..."
Play Riff 1   Song fades out with this
              On DOP version, it ends with the
              final chord of the chorus, E5.

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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