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Mercyful Fate:  House On The Hill

transcribed by: Russ Elton      :  webmaster@abysslord.com
                Langus          :  tlange@promail.pl

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:  October 23, 2003

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

Tuning: Standard

Riff 1
e|---------|
B|---------|
G|---------|
D|------9--|
A|------7--|
E|-X\\-----|

e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-12----12----12----12----12----12----12----12----|
A|-10-xx-10-xx-10-xx-10-xx-10-xx-10-xx-10-xx-10-xx-|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

                   
Riff 2
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|--8p7------5-7------5-7p5-7----5-7p5-7-5h7-5-|
E|------0000-----0000---------00---------------|
        ****     ****         ** 
  "Let's go to the House on the Hill..."

Riff 3
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|--------2--------4-------------------|
A|--------0--------2-------------------|
E|-222222---222222---22222222222220033-|
   ******   ******   ***************** 
   "If you dare..."

Riff 4
e|------------------|
B|------------------|
G|------------------|
D|--7--6----13--12--|
A|--5--4----11--10--|
E|------------------|
   "Nothing is what it seems..."  


Play Riff 2   "Let's go to the House on the Hill..."
Play Riff 3   "While you were asleep..."
Play Riff 4   "The well in the cellar..."


Riff 5
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|-------------3--------------3-|
A|-------------1--------------1-|
E|-2-0-0-1-2-2----2-0-0-1-2-2---|
   * * * * * *    * * * * * *
              "In            the..."
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-------------3------3------5-|
A|-------------1------1------3-|
E|-2-0-0-1-2-2----0-0----0-0---|
   * * * * * *    * *    * *
           "...house on the hill..."

Final time:
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-------------3------3------5-2----2-|
A|-------------1------1------3-0----0-|
E|-2-0-0-1-2-2----0-0----0-0----------|
   * * * * * *    * *    * *


Play Riff 3   Solo Rhythm
Play Riff 2   "Let's go to the House on the Hill..."
Play Riff 3   "In my little shrine..."
Play Riff 4   "The souls that God didn't hear..."
Play Riff 5   "In the House on the Hill"

Lead in to the bridge:
e|-----------|
B|--4----4---|
G|---4----4--|
D|----2----2-|
A|-----------|
E|-----------|


Riff 6
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|------5---4---3---------------5---4---3----------|
A|--4---3---2---1---4---3---4---3---2---1--4--3--4-|
E|--2---------------2---1---2--------------2--1--2-|
                                      
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|--5--------4--------3-------------------|
A|--3--------2--------1----4----3----4----|
E|----222222---222222---00-2-00-1-00-2-00-|
      ******   ******   **   **   **   **
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|--5--------4--------3----------------|
A|--3--------2--------1----4----3----4-|
E|----222222---222222---00-2-00-1-00-2-|
      ******   ******   **   **   ** 


Riff 7              
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------/6-5~~~--3-3/8~-----------------------------|
D|--------/5-4------------------11-10~--11p10p8-11-10-8----|
A|-4----------------------------------------------------9~-|
E|-2--3-2--------------------------------------------------|
   "It is so very strange..."



Riff 8
Guitar 1
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|--9--7--9---14-12-10-12-10--9-----|
A|--7--5--7---12-10--8-10--8--7--8--|
E|-------------------------------6--|
   "I was one of the..."
                x4
e|---------------|
B|---------------|
G|---------------|
D|---------------|
A|-8p7----8p7----|
E|-----00-----00-|
       **     **  
   "Who stayed..."
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|--9--7--9---14-12-10-12-10--9--7--|
A|--7--5--7---12-10--8-10--8--7--5--|
E|----------------------------------|   
   "I was one of the..."
                x4
e|---------------|----------|
B|---------------|----------|
G|---------------|----------|
D|---------------|----------|
A|-8p7----8p7----|--7----7--|
E|-----00-----00-|--5----5--|
       **     **  
   "Who used to call this home."

Guitar 2
e|----------------------------------|
B|--8--7--8---13-12-10-12-10--8-11--|
G|----------------------------------|
D|--5--4--5---10--9--7--9--7--5--8--|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|
   "I was one of the..."
                x4
e|---------------|
B|---------------|
G|---------------|
D|---------------|
A|-8p7----8p7----|
E|-----00-----00-|
       **     **  
e|----------------------------------|
B|--8--7--8---13-12-10-12-10--8-10--|
G|----------------------------------|
D|--5--4--5---10--9--7--9--7--5--7--|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|
                x4
e|---------------|----------|
B|---------------|----------|
G|---------------|----------|
D|---------------|----------|
A|-8p7----8p7----|--7----7--|
E|-----00-----00-|--5----5--|
       **     **  


Riff 9 (Solo rhythm)      1st end.  2nd end.  3rd end.
e|------------------------|---------|---------|---------|
B|------------------------|---------|---------|---------|
G|------------------------|---------|---------|---------|
D|------------------------|---------|---------|---------|
A|------------------------|----8----|---11----|----8----|
E|--00000000000000000000--|----6----|----9----|----6----|
    ******************** 

Ending                     x8
e|--------------------------|------|
B|--------------------------|------|
G|--------------------------|------|
D|--------------------------|--9\--|
A|-8p7----5h7----8p7----5h7-|--7\--|
E|-----00-----00-----00-----|------|
       **     **     **

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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