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King Diamond:  Welcome Home

transcribed by:  Langus          :  tlange@polbox.com
     edited by:  Russ Elton      :  mercyfuldiamond@yahoo.com
                 Sami Mononen    :  s_mononen@yahoo.com
                 Mika Ristiranta :  m_ristiranta@hotmail.com
     solos by :  Adek            :  thekingdiamond@poczta.onet.pl



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:  17-12-01

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

Tuning: Standard

Riff 1
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|-------------7h8p7p5h7--------------------|
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5------------5-5-5-5-5-5-8-7-3-|
   * * * * * *            * * * * * * * * * 
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|-------------7h8p7p5h7--------------3---3-|
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5------------3-3-3-3-3-3---3---|
   * * * * * *            * * * * * * * * * 


Riff 2
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|-------------9h10p9p7h9---------------------|
E|-7-7-7-7-7-7-------------7-7-7-7-7-7-10-9-5-|
   * * * * * *             * * * * * *  * * * 
   "Grandma...."
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------9h10p9p7h9--------------5---5-|
E|-7-7-7-7-7-7-------------5-5-5-5-5-5---5---|
   * * * * * *             * * * * * * * * * 
              "Welcome home..."


Riff 3
e|------------|
B|------------|
G|------------|
D|------------|
A|---4---4----|
E|-4---4---3~-|
   * * *   a


Riff 4                                          x2
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------3---------------------------|
G|-------------------2---------------------------|
D|-------------------0-----------------5---6---6-|
A|-4-4-4-4-2---4-4-4-0---4-4-4-4-2---3---3---4---|
E|-2-2-2-2-0---2-2-2-----2-2-2-2-0---------------|
   * * * *     * * *     * * * * 
   "Let me help you..."
e|-------------|
B|-------------|
G|-------------|
D|---7---8---8-|
A|-5---5---6---|
E|-------------|


Play Riff 2   "Grandma..."
Play Riff 3
Play Riff 4   "Let me help you..."

Riff 5 (Solo Rhythm)
e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------5---4------------------------------5-|
A|------------7~----7---5--------------7~--------5-----|
E|-0--0-0-0-0---------------0--0-0-0-0-----5-6-7---7---|
   *  * * * *               *  * * * * 
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------7------------------5---7-|
A|------------7~--5---4-5--------------7~--3---5-|
E|-0--0-0-0-0-----3-0-2-----0--0-0-0-0-----------|
   *  * * * *     * * *     *  * * * * 
e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------5---4------------------------------5-|
A|------------7~----7---5--------------7~--------5-----|
E|-0--0-0-0-0---------------0--0-0-0-0-----5-6-7---7---|
   *  * * * *               *  * * * * 
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------7----------------------7-|
A|------------7~--5---4-5--------------7~--5---5-|
E|-0--0-0-0-0-----3-0-2-----0--0-0-0-0-----3-----|
   *  * * * *     * * *     *  * * * * 

Solo
       full        
	/\
e|-15/19/--\(19)------14h17-12h14-------------------------------|
B|------------------15------------12~~------17--19-20-19-17-19--|
G|----------------16---------------------/16--16----------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------vib-----2017------1714------1915---------------|
B|-1917--------19~~~---------1916------1612------17--------1517-|
G|-----16--1619------------------------------------16171617-----|
D|-------19-----------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-17---15--------------------------12-----vib--12---12h13p12---|
G|---16---16141214111211------111214----/14~~-----12------------|
D|------pm-.-.-.-.-.-.-.141314.-.-.-.---------------------------|
A|-----------------------.-.-.----------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-10---10--8--8h10p8-7---7-------------------------------------|
G|---11------9---------7--------161412-----12--16-14-12----vib--|
D|------------------------------.-.-.--16----14----------14~~---|
A|----------------------------16---------16---------------------|
E|----------------------------.---------------------------------|
           
	   full_              
	      / \  
e|/12-14-15-15/---\(15)--12-15p12---17p12--17p12--17p12--15p12--|
B|-------------------------------15------15-----15-----15-----15|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|

e|17p12--15p12--17p12----------------------|
B|-----15-----15-----15--1515p12--15p12----|
G|------------------------------14-----14--|
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------|

 fast tremolo ================================ 
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|-121212h15p121212h17p121212h15p12------------|
G|-------------------------------------vib-----|
D|-----------------------------------14~~~~----|
A|---------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|
End Solo

Play Riff 2   "Wait til you see..."
Play Riff 3   "...found..."
Play Riff 4   "Let me help you..."

Riff 5a
e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------5---4------------------------------5-|
A|------------7~----7---5--------------7~--------5-----|
E|-0--0-0-0-0---------------0--0-0-0-0-----5-6-7---7---|
   *  * * * *               *  * * * * 
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------7----------------------7-|
A|------------7~--5---4-5--------------7~--5---5-|
E|-0--0-0-0-0-----3-0-2-----0--0-0-0-0-----3-----|
   *  * * * *     * * *     *  * * * * 

Riff 6 (Guitar 2 plays notes in () )
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|------------(9~)-------------(5~)-----------(4~)-|
A|------------10~---------------7~-------------5~--|
E|-0--0-0-0-0-------0--0-0-0-0------0--0-0-0-0-----|
   *  * * * *       *  * * * *      *  * * * *
	    "Missy and Mother..."	
e|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|------------------------|
D|------------(2~)---(4~)-|
A|-(2~)--------3~-----5~--|
E|--3~--------------------|
   "...meet you..."
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|------------(9~)-------------(5~)-----------(4~)-|
A|------------10~---------------7~-------------5~--|
E|-0--0-0-0-0-------0--0-0-0-0------0--0-0-0-0-----|
   *  * * * *       *  * * * *      *  * * * *
            "How strange..."
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-------------(4~)-(2~)-|
D|--------------5~---4~--|
A|-(2~)------------------|
E|--3~-------------------|
	"...all right ?"


Riff 7
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|------4p2-4p2------5p2-5p2-|
A|-2222---------2222---------|
E|---------------------------|
   ****         ****
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|------4p2-4p2-----------------|
A|-2222---------5p2-4p2-5p2-4p2-|
E|------------------------------|
   **** 

Riff 8 (Solo Rhythm)
e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|---------------------|
A|---------------------|
E|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-...-|
   * * * * * * * * 
e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|---------------------|
A|---------------------|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-...-|
   * * * * * * * * 
e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|---------------------|
A|---------------------|
E|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-...-|
   * * * * * * * * 
e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|---------------------|
A|---------------------|
E|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-...-|
   * * * * * * * * 

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

Riff 10 (Solo Rhythm)
e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|---------------------|
A|---------------------|
E|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-...-|
   * * * * * * * * 
e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|---------------------|
A|---------------------|
E|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-...-|
   * * * * * * * * 
e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|---------------------|
A|---------------------|
E|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-...-|
   * * * * * * * * 


Solo (over riffs 8,9, and 10)

   Dip With Bar           Floyd Rose Warbles/Flutters Classic ANDY!
  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
e|-------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|-12----------------------|-----------------------------------|
G|----------14-------13----|----13----15----13----15----13-----|
D|-------------------------|-----------------------------------|
A|-------------------------|-----------------------------------|
E|-------------------------|-----------------------------------|

                                    A.H.
e|--------------------------------------|
B|----------8h11p10p8-------------------|
G|---7h9h11-----------11p9p7--------[7]-|
D|-9-------------------------11p9p7-----|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|

e|-14----------19-18-19-16-19-14-19----19----19----19----|
B|----15----15----------------------17----16----14-------|
G|-------16-------------------------------------------16-|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|
     Burn!
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|-11-12-14-12-11------------------------------|
D|----------------14-12-11---------------------|
A|-------------------------14-12-10-9-7--------|
E|--------------------------------------10-9-7-|

      Nice Harmony Section, Eerie!
                ~                ~
e|---|-------------------------------|-14-10----------10-14-10--------------|
B|---|--------8--7---------10--8--7--|-------12----12----------12-----------|
G|---|-----7------------7------------|----------11----------------11--------|
D|---|-/9------------9---------------|-------------------------------12-----|
A|---|-------------------------------|----------------------------------14--|
E|-5-|-------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

                                  More Classic Andy  Warbles!
                          A.H.  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
e|-----------------------------|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|-17--15--14--15--14--12--14--12--10--12--10----|
G|-------------------------[9]-|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-12p10p9---------9h10h12-----|-----------------------------------------------|
A|---------12p10p9-------------|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------------------------|

   ~~~~~~~~~~                          ~~~~~~~~~~                        ~~~~~~~~
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------13p11p10----11p10--------------------------------------------------|
G|-10--12--14-----------12-------12p10--8--10--12--9h11h12p11p9-------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------12p11p9--10--8--7-|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

End Solo


Riff 11
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|-4----------4----------4----------4--4-|
A|-2--2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2--2-|
E|---------------------------------------|
      * * * *    * * * *    * * * *    
   "Grandma, what was it like..."

e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|------------6---------------------6----|
D|-6----------6----------6----------6--6-|
A|-4--4-4-4-4----4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4----4-|
E|---------------------------------------|
      * * * *    * * * *    * * * *
   "To be on that holiday site..."
                                                    x2
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------8-------------8--8--8-|
D|-8-------------8-------------8-------------8--8--8-|
A|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-6--6--6-|
E|---------------------------------------------------|
     * * * * * *   * * * * * *   * * * * * * 
   "Oh it could have been worse..."


Riff 12
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|------7h8p7p0-7h8p7p0-7h8p7p0------7h8p7p0-|
E|-0000-------------------------0000---------|
   ****                         ****
e|------------------|
B|------------------|
G|------------------|
D|------------------| 
A|-12p0-5p0-7p0-5p0-|
E|------------------| 
   "Grandma who are 'They' ?"
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|------7h8p7p0-7h8p7p0-7h8p7p0------7h8p7p0-|
E|-0000-------------------------0000---------|
   ****                         ****
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------| 
A|-12p0-5p0-7p0-5p0--12p0-5p0-7p0-5p0-|
E|------------------------------------| 
  "Never mind you dirty..."


Riff 7a
Guitar 1
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|------4p2-4p2------5p2-5p2-|
A|-2222---------2222---------|
E|---------------------------|
   ****         ****
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|------4p2-4p2-----------------|
A|-2222---------5p2-4p2-5p2-4p2-|
E|------------------------------|
   **** 
Guitar 2
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|------7p5-7p5------9p5-9p5-|
A|-5555---------5555---------|
E|---------------------------|
   ****         ****
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|------7p5-7p5-----------------|
A|-5555---------9p5-7p5-9p5-7p5-|
E|------------------------------|
   **** 



Riff 13                                x2
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|----------66666666-5555555555---------|
E|-44444444---------------------467-467-|
   ******** ******** ********** *** ***
   "Let us go inside..."
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|----------33333333-2222222222---------|
E|-11111111---------------------134-134-|
   ******** ******** ********** *** ***
  " 'They' are still alive..."
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|----------55555555-4444444444---------|
E|-33333333---------------------356-356-|
   ******** ******** ********** *** ***
  "...can you feel..."


Riff 12a
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|------7h8p7p0-7h8p7p0-7h8p7p0------7h8p7p0-|
E|-0000-------------------------0000---------|
   ****                         ****
e|------------------|
B|------------------|
G|------------------|
D|------------------| 
A|-12p0-5p0-7p0-5p0-|
E|------------------| 
   "Can you feel 'Their' eyes ?"
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|------7h8p7p0-7h8p7p0-7h8p7p0------7h8p7p0-|
E|-0000-------------------------0000---------|
   ****                         ****
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-------------------12p0-5p0-7p0-5p0-| 
A|-12p0-5p0-7p0-5p0-------------------|
E|------------------------------------| 
  "Now that you are..."
e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|-------------------9-| 
A|-12p0-5p0-7p0-5p0--7-|
E|-------------------0-|
  "...better be my friend."


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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+1 reply
ricthesic 20 Jul 28, 2007 09:40 PM

brutal!!!!

clerks 2 lol

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Darth_Qurashi 81 Dec 23, 2007 08:10 AM

LOL^, ya this is awesome man. great tab. thx dude.

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Brennon 10 Jan 24, 2009 05:56 PM

jay sings it way better!!

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