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Mercyful Fate:  Black Funeral

transcribed by:   Mikko Laakso
     edited by:   Russ Elton       :  mercyfuldiamond@yahoo.com    
       solo by:  Augusto Rafaelli  :  rafaelli@onda.com.br             

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
Guitar 1                                 x2
e|----------------------------------------|--------|
B|----------------------------------------|--------|
G|----------------------------------------|--------|
D|------7---------------------------------|-----4--|
A|--7---5---6----6----6----6----6----6----|--2--2--|
E|--5-------4-44-4-44-4-44-4-44-4-44-4-44-|--0-----|
              **   **   **   **   **   **                                        

Guitar 2
e|-----10-----------------------------------------|
B|-10-------9~~~~~~-------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------X\\\------------|



Riff 2                                 x3
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--3----3----3----3----3----3--------4-|
A|--1-11-1-11-1-11-1-11-1-11-1-11--2--2-|
E|---------------------------------0----|
      **   **   **   **   **   **
   Bring....the black box to the altar...
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|--3----3----3----3----3----3----3----5----|
A|--1-11-1-11-1-11-1-11-1-11-1-11-1-11-3-33-|
E|------------------------------------------|
      **   **   **   **   **   **   **   **
    And do the sign.....   
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|--7----7----7----7----7----7---------|
A|--5-55-5-55-5-55-5-55-5-55-5-55------|
E|--------------------------------4-3--|
      **   **   **   **   **   **
   All hail Satan.....
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--7----7----7----7----7----7--------4-|
A|--5-55-5-55-5-55-5-55-5-55-5-55--2--2-|
E|---------------------------------0----|
      **   **   **   **   **   **
   Yes hail Satan....
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--3----3----3----3----3----3--------4-|
A|--1-11-1-11-1-11-1-11-1-11-1-11--2--2-|
E|---------------------------------0----|
      **   **   **   **   **   **
    Lay down your swords
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|--3----3----3----3----3----3----3--5-|
A|--1-11-1-11-1-11-1-11-1-11-1-11-1--3-|
E|-------------------------------------|
      **   **   **   **   **   **   
    The evil star.....
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--7----7----7----7----7----7-----3----|
A|--5-55-5-55-5-55-5-55-5-55-5-55--1--3-|
E|------------------------------------1-|
      **   **   **   **   **   **
    ahhhhhhhhh......
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|--5----5----5----5----5----5----5--7-|
A|--3-33-3-33-3-33-3-33-3-33-3-33-3--5-|
E|-------------------------------------|
      **   **   **   **   **   **
    ahhhhhhh........
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|--9----9----9----9----9----9----9-----5-|
A|--7-77-7-77-7-77-7-77-7-77-7-77-7-77--3-|
E|----------------------------------------|
      **   **   **   **   **   **   **
    It's a black funeral.....
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|--4----4----4----4----4----4----4----4----|
A|--2-22-2-22-2-22-2-22-2-22-2-22-2-22-2-22-|
E|------------------------------------------|
      **   **   **   **   **   **   **   **
    ahhh.........
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|--5----5----5----5-2----2----2----2----|
A|--3-33-3-33-3-33-3-0-00-0-00-0-00-0-00-|
E|---------------------------------------|
      **   **   **     **   **   **   **
    She was a victim.........


Riff 3
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|-----------8-7--------------------------|
A|-3-2-------6-5-------3-2-------5-6-5tr6-|
E|-1-0--0-0-------0-0--1-0--0-0-----------|
        * *       * *       * * 
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-----------8-7----------------------|
A|-3-2-------6-5-------3-2-------5--7-|
E|-1-0--0-0-------0-0--1-0--0-0--3--5-|
        * *       * *       * * 
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-----------8-7----------------(4-5-4tr5)-| --> Guitar 2
A|-3-2-------6-5-------3-2-------5-6-5tr6--|
E|-1-0--0-0-------0-0--1-0--0-0------------|
        * *       * *       * * 
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-----------8-7-----------------6-7-8-|
A|-3-2-------6-5-------3-2-------4-5-6-|
E|-1-0--0-0-------0-0--1-0--0-0--------|
        * *       * *       * * 


Play Riff 1
Play Riff 2


Riff 4 (The slide has very weird timing)
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|------------10-------------9-----------|
D|------9------8------9------7-------8-7-|
A|------7-------------7--------------6-5-|
E|--0-0---0-0----0-0----0-0-----0-0------|
    * *   * *    * *    * *     * *             
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|--7/9-------9------9---9------|
A|--5/7-------7------7---7--4-5-|
E|-------0-0-----0-0---0----2-3-|
         * *     * *   *


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


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

e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|---4-4-4-------7---6--------|
A|-0-2-2-2-2-0-2-5---4-7-6----|
E|---------------------5-4-0--|

e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|---4-4-4-------7---6--------|
A|-0-2-2-2-2-0-2-5---4-7-6-5--|
E|---------------------5-4-3--|

e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|---4-4-4-------7---6-----9\-|
A|-0-2-2-2-2-0-2-5---4-7-6-7\-|
E|---------------------5-4----|


Solo [Hank Shermann]

 |00     |01
 |       |
 | s  s  | s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s
e|-8--10-|-12-10-8-----10-8--------8-----------------------|
B|-------|----------12-------12-10----12-10-8--12-10-8-----|
G|-------|----------------------------------------------11-|
D|-------|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------|-------------------------------------------------|
 |
 |
 | s  s    s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s
e|-12-13-|-15-13-12----13-12-------12----------------------|
B|-------|----------15-------15-13----15-13-12-15-13-12----|
G|-------|----------------------------------------------14-|
D|-------|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------|-------------------------------------------------|

 |02
 |
 | s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-10-8--------------------------------------------|
G|-------11-9--12-11-9-----11-9--------9-----------|
D|----------------------12-------12-11----12-11-9--|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|
 |
 |
 | s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-13-12-------------------------------------------|
G|-------14-12-16-14-12----14-12-------12----------|
D|----------------------16-------16-14----16-14-12-|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

 |03
 |
 | s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-12-11-9-----11-9--------9-----------------------|
A|----------12-------12-11----12-11-9--12-11-9-----|
E|----------------------------------------------12-|
 |
 |
 | s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-16-14-12----14-12-------12----------------------|
A|----------16-------16-14----16-14-12-16-14-12----|
E|----------------------------------------------16-|

 |04
 |
 | e  e  e  e+q e e
e|----------------15-|
B|--------------r----|
G|--------------e----|
D|--------------s----|
A|-11-9---------t----|
E|-------12-9--------|
 |
 |
 | e  e  e  e+q e e
e|----------------12-|
B|--------------r----|
G|--------------e----|
D|--------------s----|
A|-14-12--------t----|
E|-------16-12-------|

 |05
 |    ===3====                ===3====
 | e  s  s  s  e  e  e  e  e  s  s  s
e|-17-15h17p15----------15-17-15h17p15-|
B|-------------18-17-18----------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|
 |
 |    ===3====                ===3====
 | e  s  s  s  e  e  e  e  e  s  s  s
e|-13-12h13p12----------12-13-12h13p12-|
B|-------------15-14-15----------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

 |06
 |
 | e  e  e  e  e  q          e
e|----------15-17-19b20-(20)r19-|
B|-18-17-18---------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|------------------------------|
A|------------------------------|
E|------------------------------|
 |
 |
 | e  e  e  e  e  q          e
e|----------12-13-15b17-(17)r15-|
B|-15-14-15---------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|------------------------------|
A|------------------------------|
E|------------------------------|

 |07
 |
 | q          e  e  E  E  e
e|-19b20-(20)r19-17-15-17-19-|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|---------------------------|
A|---------------------------|
E|---------------------------|
 |
 |
 | q          e  e  E  E  e
e|-15b17-(17)r15-13-12-13-15-|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|---------------------------|
A|---------------------------|
E|---------------------------|

 |08
 |    ===3====
 | e  s  s  s  e  e  h
e|-17-15h17p15----------|
B|-------------18-17-18-|
G|----------------------|
D|----------------------|
A|----------------------|
E|----------------------|
 |
 |    ===3====
 | e  s  s  s  e  e  h
e|-13-12h13p12----------|
B|-------------15-14-15-|
G|----------------------|
D|----------------------|
A|----------------------|
E|----------------------|



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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SaiNt adEL #13 186 May 07, 2009 04:28 PM

VERY GOOD! sounds great! this somg should be more famous than it is. I think Mercyful Fate is REALLY underrated.

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