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King Diamond: "LOA" House

transcribed by   :  Mika Ristiranta: m_ristiranta@hotmail.com
                    Russ Elton: mercyfuldiamond@yahoo.com
based from tab by:  Matias Andujar with help of Gabriel Hidalgo    
                    Pawel Wiecek: coven@coven.ml.org
      solos by   :  Don Briggs:  Sekhemet@ozemu.com


FIND EVERY MERCYFUL FATE/KING DIAMOND SONG AND
THE MOST UPDATED VERSION OF THIS SONG AT:

                          The Tab Crypt
                  http://republika.pl/tlange/

Date last modified:  12-07-01

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

Tuning: Standard

RIFF 1
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|-------7-6-----3----------------|
A|-5--4--5-4--2--1-[let ring]--1/-|
E|-3--2-------0-------------------|
   *  *  * *  *

RIFF 2  
Guitar 1
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-7-------8-------5-------7-------|
E|---00000---00000---00000---00000-|
     *****   *****   *****   *****
                                 add 3rd time
e|-------------------------------|---|
B|-------------------------------|---|
G|-------------------------------|---|
D|-------------------------------|---|
A|-7-------8---------------------|-2-|
E|---00000---00000-666666-555555-|-0-|
     *****   ***** ****** ******

Guitar 2
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|
A|-7-------8-------5-------7----------|
E|---00000---00000---00000---00-5-7-0-|
     *****   *****   *****   **
                                 add 3rd time
e|-------------------------------|---|
B|-------------------------------|---|
G|-------------------------------|---|
D|-------------------------------|---|
A|-7-------8-------555555-444444-|-2-|
E|---00000---00000---------------|-0-|
     *****   ***** ****** ******


RIFF 3  (2 times)
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-4-------5-------2-------4--2-------|
A|---22222---22222---22222------5-4-2-|
E|------------------------------------|
   * ***** * ***** * ***** *  * * * *
   "1932..."
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|-4-------5--------------------|
A|---22222---22222-111111111111-|
E|------------------------------|
   * ***** * ***** ************
   "North...
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-4-------5-------2-------4--2-------|
A|---22222---22222---22222------5-4-2-|
E|------------------------------------|
   * ***** * ***** * ***** *  * * * *
  "Louisiana..."
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|-4-------5-------4---2----|
A|---22222---22222---5---4--|
E|--------------------------|
   * ***** * *****
  "darker than..."

Final time:
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|-4-------5-------4---2----|
A|---2-2-2---2-2-2---5---4--|
E|--------------------------|
   * * * * * * * *
  "a mansion if you will..."


RIFF 4 
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-2-----------------------2-2---------------------|
A|-0-[let ring]--0-3-2-5-3---0-[let-ring]-320--3-2-|
E|---------------------------------------------1-0-|
   "White..."                             ***
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-2-----------------------2-2---------------------|
A|-0-[let ring]--0-3-2-5-3---0-[let-ring]-320--3-5-|
E|---------------------------------------------1-3-|
   "The mansion..."                       ***


RIFF 5 (2 times)
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|--------------999-666-888-----|
A|-666666666666-------------999-|
E|------------------------------|
   ************ *** *** *** ***
      "And when..."
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|--------------888-555-777-----|
A|-555555555555-------------888-|
E|------------------------------|
   ************ *** *** *** *** 
  "Full and..."
  

Riff 6
Guitar 1
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-4----------------4---2--------|
A|-2-[let ring]-------5---4-5-2--|
E|-------------------------------|
                    * * * * * * 
  "In the "LOA" house...."

Guitar 2
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-4-----------------------------|
A|-2--222222222222222222--2-2-2--|
E|-------------------------------|
      ******************  * * *
Guitar 1
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-3----------------3---1--------|
A|-1-[let ring]-------4---3-4-1--|
E|-------------------------------| 
                    * * * * * * 
   "Misery will...."

Guitar 2
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-3-----------------------------|
A|-1--1111111111111111111-1-1-1--|
E|-------------------------------|
      ******************* * * * 

RIFF 1a
e|------------|
B|------------|
G|------------|
D|-------7-6--|
A|-5--4--5-4--|
E|-3--2-------|
   *  *  * * 

Play RIFF 2 (2 times) (add E chord 2nd time)
Play RIFF 3 (2 times) "Jean Le Noir..."
Play RIFF 4           "They say..."
Play RIFF 5 (2 times) "And when..."
Play Riff 6           "In the "LOA"..."
Play Riff 1a


RIFF 7 (Solo Rhythm)
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------| ----|
A|--6--6-6-6-6--6--6-6-6-6-/9--9-9-9-9-\5--5-5-5-5-|     |
E|--4--4-4-4-4--4--4-4-4-4-/7--7-7-7-7-\3--3-3-3-3-|     |
    *  * * * *  *  * * * *  *  * * * *  *  * * * *       |---- Play 2x
e|----------------------------------|                    |
B|----------------------------------|                    |
G|----------------------------------|                ----|
D|--------------------------9--8----|
A|--6--6-6-6-6--6--6-6-6-6--7--6----|
E|--4--4-4-4-4--4--4-4-4-4--7--6----|
    *  * * * *  *  * * * * 

e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------| ----|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--7-7-7-7-7-7--6-6-6-6-6-6-|     |
E|---------------------------------------------------|     |
   * * * * * * * * * * * *  * * * * * *  * * * * * *       |
e|---------------------------------------------------|     |--- Play 2x
B|---------------------------------------------------|     |
G|---------------------------------------------------|     |
D|---------------------------------------------------| ----|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------------|
E|--------------------------5-5-5-5-5-5--4-4-4-4-4-4-|
   * * * * * * * * * * * *  * * * * * *  * * * * * * 

e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|  ----|
A|-4--4-4-4-4--4--4-4-4-4-/7--7-7-7-7-\3--3-3-3-3-|      |
E|-2--2-2-2-2--2--2-2-2-2-/5--5-5-5-5-\1--1-1-1-1-|      |
   *  * * * *  *  * * * *  *  * * * *  *  * * * *        |
e|---------------------------------|                     |--- Play 2x
B|---------------------------------|                     |
G|---------------------------------|                     |
D|-------------------------7-6-----|                 ----|
A|-4--4-4-4-4--4--4-4-4-4--5-4-----|
E|-2--2-2-2-2--2--2-2-2-2--5-4-----|
   *  * * * *  *  * * * * 

e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-8--------------11-11--|                    ----|
A|-6-[let ring]----9--8--|                        |
E|-----------------------|                        |
                                                  |
e|------------------------------------------|     |--- Play 2x  
B|------------------------------------------|     |
G|------------------------------------------|     |
D|-8----------------------------------------| ----|
A|-6--[let ring]---9-9-9-9-9-9-8-8-8-8-8-8--|
E|-----------------7-7-7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6-6-6--|
                   * * * * * * * * * * * *

Solo
E|------------11--23^19------19-21^18------18-19^16------16-18b~-|
B|----------12---------21--21--------19--19--------17--17--------|
G|--------13-------------20------------18------------16----------|
D|------13-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-11^14---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

                                       
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------9-11-13-9^11^9----9-11----|
D|-------------------------9-11-14-9-11-13----------------13------13-|
A|---------9-11-12-9-11-12-------------------------------------------|
E|-9-11-12-----------------------------------------------------------|

                                         
E|------------------------------20b^r-20~-|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|-9----9-11-13-11-9----9-11-13-----------|
D|---13--------------13-------------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|
                                                                
                 X2
E|-------------------|-----------------------|
B|-------------------|-----------------------|
G|-13-12-13----13-12-|-13-12-13----13--------|
D|----------16-------|----------16----16-14~-|
A|-------------------|-----------------------|
E|-------------------|-----------------------|


              
E|----------------24-23-21----21-------------------------24B-|
B|-21-24-21-20-21----------24----23-24-23-21-20-21-20-21-----|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|

SOLO : Herb

    Speed pick
E|-14141414-17171717--------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------14141414-17171717--------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------14141414-16161616--------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------14141414-16161616--|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                                                   AH
E|--------|----------------------------------------------|
B|----17b-|-14^17^14----14-------------------------------|
G|--------|----------16----16-14-16-14----14-------16b---|
D|-14-----|----------------------------16----16-14-------|
A|--------|----------------------------------------------|
E|--------|----------------------------------------------|


E|----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
B|-------------------------10-12-14-|-10~~-10^12^10---------------|
G|-----------------9-11-13----------|---------------13~~-13^14^13-|
D|---------9-11-12------------------|-----------------------------|
A|-9-11-12--------------------------|-----------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|-----------------------------|


E|--------------------------------|---------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|---------------------------|
G|-11----11-13-14-13-11----13-----|-3b(with bar then vibrate)-|
D|----14----------------14----11~-|---------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|---------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|---------------------------|


E|-16^18^16-14-16-14--------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------18-16^18^16-14-16-14-----------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------16-15^16^15----15-----------|
D|----------------------------------------------------18----18-16-15~-|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

   Speed pick
E|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|-131313-/-202020-\-131313-/-202020-\-131313-13^16^13-11~-|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|


E|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|-15^18^15----15-------------------------|
D|----------18----18-16-18-16----16-------|
A|----------------------------18----18-16-|
E|----------------------------------------|


E|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------11-13-15-/-21~~~-|
D|-------------------11-13-15------------------|
A|----------11-13-14---------------------------|
E|-11-13-14------------------------------------|

End solo


RIFF 8 (4 times)
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|-9----------------9-------------|
D|-9---9------7-----9-------------|
A|-7------10-----9--7-------------|
E|-----------------------8~--7~---|
  "They never....      No No No..."


Play RIFF 1a
Play RIFF 3 (2 times) "7 days ago..."
Play RIFF 4           "White as snow..."


RIFF 9 (Solo Rhythm)
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7---------4-5-|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-2-3-|
E|-------------------------------------5-5-5-5-----|

e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-7-6-|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-5-4-|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

Solo
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------9-11-9~-----------------------14~---12-11-9~---|
D|-9~---11-12~---12~-------------12-11-9~---11-12~--------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                                       
  (Double Time Feel)                                                                   
e|-17-14----------14-19-14----------14-18-14----------14-19-14----------|
B|-------15----15----------15----15----------15----15----------15----15-|
G|----------16----------------16----------------16----------------16----|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                                       
e|-14-17-14----------------------------|
B|----------15-------------------------|
G|-------------16----------------------|
D|----------------16-------------------|
A|---------------------17-14----12B^r--|
E|-------------------------------------|

  (Fast)
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------15-17-19-17-15--------|
G|----------------------------14-16-18-14-16-18-----------------------|
D|----------14-16-17-14-16-17-----------------------------------------|
A|-14-16-17-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------15-17-19-17-15-------------15-17-19-17-15----------------|
G|-18-14-16-18----------------18-14-16-18----------------18-16-14-16-18-|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------18b--|
B|-15-17-19-17-15----------------15-17-19-17-15------|
G|----------------18-16-14-16-18---------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

End solo


Play RIFF 8            "They never..."
Play RIFF 5 (2 times)  "And when..."
Play Riff 6 (2 times)  "In the "LOA"..."

Ending
Guitar 1
e|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|--------------------|
D|--------------------|
A|-2-[let ring]-------|
E|-0------------------|
  
Guitar 2
e|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|--------------------|
D|-2------------------|
A|-0-[let ring]-------|
E|--------------------|
  "And again, and again..."


Song fades out.


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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