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King Diamond:  Into The Convent

transcribed by:   ANDRÉ DA SILVA SALVATERRA  :  mercyful@zipmail.com.br 
     edited by:   Russ Elton                 :  webmaster@abysslord.com
       solo by:   Langus                     :  tlange@polbox.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:  December 22, 2004

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

Tuning: Standard

Riff 1
Guitar 1                       x6
E|------------------------------|-------------|
B|------------------------------|-------------|
G|------------------------------|-------------|
D|------------------------------|-----------7-|
A|------------------------------|-----------5-|
E|-0--00000--00000--00000000000-|-6~----------|
   *  *****  *****  ***********

Guitar 2
E|-------------------------------------------|
B|------8-------------------8----------------|
G|-6----7--------------6----7----------------|
D|-4----5---------9----4----5--------------7-|
A|----------------9------------------------5-|
E|-----------6----7--------------6~----------|


Riff 2
E|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|--------------666666---------------|
A|---------------------555555--------|
E|-444444444444---------------444444-|
   ************ ****** ****** ******
  "Madeleine is running away from herself..."
E|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|----------------------|
D|----------------------|
A|----------------------|
E|-444444-777777-333333-|
   ****** ****** ******
  "Afraid of the shame...."
E|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|--------------666666---------------|
A|---------------------555555--------|
E|-444444444444---------------444444-|
   ************ ****** ****** ******
  "She's crying out for help...."
E|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|---------4-----------|
A|---------2-----------|
E|-444444------2--(2)/-|
   ******
  "To be clean again..."


Riff 3  (solo rhythm)
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------5-5-----4-4---------------------------------|
G|-6-6-----------6-6-----4-4-----6-6-------------------------|
D|-6-6-----------6-6-----4-4-----6-6-------------------------|
A|-4-4-444444444-----444-----444-4-4-444444444---------------|
E|---------------------------------------------555555-444444-|
       *********     ***     ***     ********* ****** ******


Solo
e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-6--/9-8--/11-9--|
D|-----------------|
A|-----------------|
E|-----------------|

e|-10-12-9-10----9---------9-10-12-12^--|
B|------------12---9-10-12--------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|

e|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|--\12--11----\14--12--|
D|----------------------|
A|----------------------|
E|----------------------|

e|-12-15-12----12-----------------------/19--|
B|----------15----15-12-15-12----12----------|
G|----------------------------15----15-------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------|

End Solo


Riff 4  (solo rhythm)
E|--------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------8-8-----7-7------------------------|
G|-9-9-----------9-9-----7-7-----9-9----------------|
D|-9-9-----------9-9-----7-7-----9-9--------------7-|
A|-7-7---------------------------7-7-----------5--5-|
E|-----000000000-----000-----000-----000000000-3----|
       *********     ***     ***     ********* 


Play Riff 2   "No one cared..."


Riff 5
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------4-----|
D|-6-6-6-6--664-7-7-7-7--774-6-6-6-6--66--4-2-4-4-|
A|-4-4-4-4--444-4-4-4-4--444-4-4-4-4--440-2---2-2-|
E|------------------------------------------------|
   * * *    *** * * *    *** * * *    *** * * * 
  "Into the convent..."
E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------4-----4---|
D|-6-6-6-6--664-7-7-7-7--774-6-6-6-6--66--4-2-4-4-2-4-|
A|-4-4-4-4--444-4-4-4-4--444-4-4-4-4--440-2---2-2---2-|
E|----------------------------------------------------|
   * * *    *** * * *    *** * * *    *** * * * * * * 
  "Into the darkness..."
E|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|-6-6-6-6--664-7-7-7-7--774-6-6-6-6--66--4-|
A|-4-4-4-4--444-4-4-4-4--444-4-4-4-4--440-2-|
E|------------------------------------------|
   * * *    *** * * *    *** * * *    ***
  "Wondering what...."


Riff 6 (Guitar 2 plays notes in () )
                            x2
E|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|(444444-555555-444444-555)-|
A|-444444-555555-444444-555--|
E|---------------------------|
   ****** ****** ****** *** 
  "Welcome sister..."
E|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|(666666-777777-666666-777)-|
A|-666666-777777-666666-777--|
E|---------------------------|
   ****** ****** ****** ***
  "Down on your knees..."
E|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|(555555-666666-555555-666)-|
D|-555555-666666-555555-666--|
A|---------------------------|
E|---------------------------|
   ****** ****** ****** ***
  "...and pray if you please..."
                            x2
E|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|(444444-555555-444444-555)-|
A|-444444-555555-444444-555--|
E|---------------------------|
   ****** ****** ****** *** 
  "In this convent..."
E|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|(666666-777777-666666-777)-|
A|-666666-777777-666666-777--|
E|---------------------------|
   ****** ****** ****** ***
  "Kiss my cross...."
E|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|(555555-666666-555555-666)-8-7-8-7-|
D|-555555-666666-555555-666--6-5-6-5-|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|
   ****** ****** ****** ***
  "In the Name of..."


Riff 4a  (solo rhythm)
E|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------8-8-----7-7-------------------|
G|-9-9-----------9-9-----7-7-----9-9-----------|
D|-9-9-----------9-9-----7-7-----9-9-----------|
A|-7-7---------------------------7-7-----------|
E|-----000000000-----000-----000-----000000000-|
       *********     ***     ***     ********* 
E|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|---------2-3-5-3-2-------|
E|-3-2-3-5-----------5-3-2-|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * 
E|--------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------8-8-----7-7------------------------|
G|-9-9-----------9-9-----7-7-----9-9----------------|
D|-9-9-----------9-9-----7-7-----9-9--------------7-|
A|-7-7---------------------------7-7-----------5--5-|
E|-----000000000-----000-----000-----000000000-3----|
       *********     ***     ***     ********* 


Play Riff 2   "Madeleine is running..."

Riff 5a
E|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------4-----|
D|-6-6-6-6------7-7-7-7--4--6-6-6-6----4-2-4-4-|
A|-4-4-4-4--444-4-4-4-4--4--4-4-4-4--0-2---2-2-|
E|---------------------------------------------|
   * * *    *** * * *    *  * * *    * * * * 
  "Into the convent..."
E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------4-----4---|
D|-6-6-6-6------7-7-7-7------6-6-6-6------4-2-4-4-2-4-|
A|-4-4-4-4--444-4-4-4-4--444-4-4-4-4--444-2---2-2---2-|
E|----------------------------------------------------|
   * * *    *** * * *    *** * * *    *** * * * * * * 
  "Into the darkness..."
E|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|-6-6-6-6------7-7-7-7------6-6-6-6------|
A|-4-4-4-4--444-4-4-4-4--444-4-4-4-4--444-|
E|----------------------------------------|
   * * *    *** * * *    *** * * *    ***
   "Wondering what...." 
               x2
E|--------------|
B|--------------|
G|---4-----4----|
D|-4-2-4-4-2-4--|
A|-2---2-2---2--|
E|--------------|
   * * * * * *

Riff 7  (solo rhythm)
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------6-6-|
D|-8-8-8-8--6--9-9-9-9--6--8-8-8-8----6----6--4-4-|
A|-6-6-6-6--6--6-6-6-6--6--6-6-6-6--6-4----4------|
E|----------------------------------4-------------|
   * * *       * * *       * * *
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------6-6-|
D|-8-8-8-8--6--9-9-9-9--6--8-8-8-8----6----6--4-4-|
A|-6-6-6-6--6--6-6-6-6--6--6-6-6-6--6-4----4------|
E|----------------------------------4-------------|
   * * *       * * *       * * *
E|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------4---|
D|-6-6-6-6--4--7-7-7-7--4--6-6-6-6----4----4-2-4-|
A|-4-4-4-4--4--4-4-4-4--4--4-4-4-4--0-2----2---2-|
E|-----------------------------------------------|
   * * *       * * *       * * *
E|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-6-6-6-6--4--7-7-7-7--4--6-6-6-6----|
A|-4-4-4-4--4--4-4-4-4--4--4-4-4-4--0-|
E|------------------------------------|
   * * *       * * *       * * *
E|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-4------4------4------4------|
A|-2-2222-2-2222-2-2222-2-2222-|
E|-----------------------------|
     ****   ****   ****   ****

  
Riff 8
Guitar 1 (lead)
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|-----9-------------8------|
D|-/11----6~-----/11----7~~-|
A|-----------7~-------------|
E|--------------------------|

e|------------------------20^^r~~~~~-|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----9-------------8---------------|
D|-/11----6~-----/11-----------------|
A|-----------7~----------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|

Guitar 2
E|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-6--9------------------------------|
D|-4--7--9--6------------------------|
A|-------7--4--7--9----4------4------|
E|-------------5--7--0-2-2222-2-2222-|
                         ****   ****   
E|------------------|
B|------------------|
G|-6--9-------------|
D|-4--7--9--6-------|
A|-------7--4--7--9-|
E|-------------5--7-|

E|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|--------------------------4--2-|
A|-----4------4------4------2--0-|
E|-0-0h2-2222-2-2222-2-2222------|
         ****   ****   ****
E|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|--------------------------2---|
A|---4------4------4------2-0-2-|
E|-0h2-2222-2-2222-2-2222-0---0-|
       ****   ****   ****


Play Riff 2   "Come along..."
Play Riff 3   "That night..."

Riff 3a
E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------5-5-----4-4--------------------------|
G|-6-6-----------6-6-----4-4-----6-6------------------|
D|-6-6-----------6-6-----4-4-----6-6------------9-----|
A|-4-4-444444444-----444-----444-4-4-444444440--7--9--|
E|-------------------------------------------------7--|
       *********     ***     ***     ********* 
  "Why, She never..."


Riff 4b  (solo rhythm)
E|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------8-8-----7-7-------------------|
G|-9-9-----------9-9-----7-7-----9-9-----------|
D|-9-9-----------9-9-----7-7-----9-9-----------|
A|-7-7---------------------------7-7-----------|
E|-----000000000-----000-----000-----000000000-|
       *********     ***     ***     ********* 
E|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|--------------------------|
A|---------2-3-5-3-2--------|
E|-3-2-3-5-----------5-3-2--|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * 
E|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------8-8-----7-7-------------------|
G|-9-9-----------9-9-----7-7-----9-9-----------|
D|-9-9-----------9-9-----7-7-----9-9-----------|
A|-7-7---------------------------7-7-----------|
E|-----000000000-----000-----000-----000000000-|
       *********     ***     ***     ********* 
E|------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------2-3-5-3-2-------4-4----4-4--4--4--4--4-4-4-2-|
E|-3-2-3-5-----------5-3-2-2-2----2-2--2--2--2--2-2-2-0-|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * *    * *  * 


Riff 9                          x2
E|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|--------4----2-----------2-----|
A|-2-4----2----0----2-4----0--2--|
E|-0-2--------------0-2-------0--|
   *                *


Play Riff 3   "Next day..."
Play Riff 3a  "Why..."

Riff 10
E|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------6-----|
D|-8-8-8-8--6--9-9-9-9--6--8-8-8-8----6-4-6-6-|
A|-6-6-6-6--6--6-6-6-6--6--6-6-6-6--6-4---4-4-|
E|----------------------------------4---------|
   * * *       * * *       * * *    * * * *
   "The eye of the necklace..."
E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------6-----6-------|
D|-8-8-8-8--6--9-9-9-9--6--8-8-8-8----6-4-6-6-4-6-8-8-|
A|-6-6-6-6--6--6-6-6-6--6--6-6-6-6--6-4---4-4---4-6-6-|
E|----------------------------------4-----------------|
   * * *       * * *       * * *    * * * * * * *
   "Inside the convent..."



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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