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Iced Earth


Iced Earth: Diary
transcribed by: Russ Elton (webmaster@abysslord.com) dsl@sigmaweb.net
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Date last modified: April 27, 2003 PLEASE DO NOT COPY THIS TAB TO ANOTHER SITE WITHOUT AUTHORS' PERMISSION. THANK YOU.
Tuning: Eb
Riff 1 Guitar 1 eb|--------------------------| Bb|--------------------------| Gb|--------------------------| Db|--------------------------| Ab|-2-2----2-2----2-2----2-2-| Eb|-0-0----0-0----0-0----0-0-| * * * * * * * *
Guitar 2 eb|--0------| Bb|--5b6r5--| Gb|---------| Db|---------| Ab|---------| Eb|---------|
Riff 2 Guitar 1 x2 eb|----------------| Bb|----------------| Gb|----------------| Db|----------------| Ab|-2----5--4----5-| Eb|-0----3--2----3-|
Guitar 2 (Clean, some effect) eb|-------------------------------------| Bb|-------------------------------------| Gb|-----12---10-9-10-9------------------| Db|---9----9------------9---------------| Ab|-7---------------------7-8-7-10-7-8~-| Eb|-------------------------------------|
eb|-------------------------------------------| Bb|-------------------------------------------| Gb|------12----11----11----11-----------------| Db|---11----11----11----11--------------------| Ab|-9-------------------------9-10-9-12-9-10~-| Eb|-------------------------------------------|
Play Riff 1 "Mine is pure darkness..." Play Riff 2 "In the twilight of morning..."
Riff 3 Guitar 1 eb|----------------------------------------| Bb|----------------------------------------| Gb|----------------------------------------| Db|----------------------------------------| Ab|-2----2----------2----7--------5--------| Eb|-0----0----0-0-0-0----5--5-5-5-3--3-3-3-| * * * * * * * * * eb|-------------------------------------------| Bb|-------------------------------------------| Gb|-------------------------------------------| Db|-------------------------------------------| Ab|-2----2----------2----7--------5--------2--| Eb|-0----0----0-0-0-0----5--5-5-5-3--3-3-3-0--| * * * * * * * * *
Guitar 2 eb|-------------------------------------| Bb|-------------------------------------| Gb|-------------------------------------| Db|---7-9-10--9-7--10p9p7--------7-9-10-| Ab|-7--------------------10-7--7--------| Eb|-------------------------------------|
eb|---------------------------------------------| Bb|---------------------------------------------| Gb|---------------------------------------------| Db|---7-9-10--9-7--10p9p7-----------------------| Ab|-7--------------------10-7-7--------5--------| Eb|---------------------------5--5-5-5-3--3-3-3-| * * * * * * eb|-------------------------------------| Bb|-------------------------------------| Gb|-------------------------------------| Db|---7-9-10--9-7--10p9p7--------7-9-10-| Ab|-7--------------------10-7--7--------| Eb|-------------------------------------|
eb|------------------------------------------------| Bb|------------------------------------------------| Gb|------------------------------------------------| Db|---7-9-10--9-7--10p9p7--------------------------| Ab|-7--------------------10-7-7--------5--------2--| Eb|---------------------------5--5-5-5-3--3-3-3-0--| * * * * * *
Lead into next section: eb|----------| Bb|----------| Gb|----------| Db|-10--7-10-| Ab|--8--5--8-| Eb|--8--5--8-|
Riff 4 Guitar 1 x3 eb|------------------|----------| Bb|------------------|----------| Gb|------------------|----------| Db|------------------|-10--7-10-| Ab|-7-----7-----5588-|--8--5--8-| Eb|---0-0---0-0------|--8--5--8-| * * * * **** "I missed my love tonight..."
Guitar 2 (When singing starts) eb|---------------------------------------| Bb|-12~----12-10-12-13-12~----12-12-13-15-| Gb|---------------------------------------| Db|---------------------------------------| Ab|---------------------------------------| Eb|---------------------------------------|
eb|---------------------------------------| Bb|-13~--13-12-13-15-15b17----15-13h15p13-| Gb|---------------------------------------| Db|---------------------------------------| Ab|---------------------------------------| Eb|---------------------------------------|
Riff 5 eb|-------------------------------------------| Bb|-------------------------------------------| Gb|-------------------------------------------| Db|-5----4------------------------------------| Ab|-3----2--5-4-2-----------------------------| Eb|-3-------3-2-0-0-000-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-| * *** * * * * * * * * * * * eb|-------------| Bb|-------------| Gb|-------------| Db|-5----4------| Ab|-3----2--5-4-| Eb|-3-------3-2-|
Play Riff 4 "Skin soft and white..." Play Riff 5
Riff 6 x3 eb|-------------------------------------------------| Bb|-------------------------------------------------| Gb|-------------------------------------------------| Db|-2--0--2--0--3-3---------------------------------| Ab|-2--0--2--0--3-3---------------------------------| Eb|-----------------0-000-0-000-000-000-000-000-000-| * *** * *** *** *** *** *** *** "I will have her..." eb|-----------------| Bb|-----------------| Gb|-----------------| Db|-2--0--2--0--3-3-| Ab|-2--0--2--0--3-3-| Eb|-----------------| "It's time to sleep..."
Play Riff 2 "...again..."
Riff 2a Guitar 1 x2 eb|------------------------| Bb|------------------------| Gb|------------------------| Db|------------------------| Ab|-2--------5--4--------5-| Eb|-0----0-0-3--2----2-2-3-| * * * * "As consciousness slips..."
Guitar 2 (Clean, some effect) eb|-------------------------------------| Bb|-------------------------------------| Gb|-----12---10-9-10-9------------------| Db|---9----9------------9---------------| Ab|-7---------------------7-8-7-10-7-8~-| Eb|-------------------------------------|
eb|-------------------------------------------| Bb|-------------------------------------------| Gb|------12----11----11----11-----------------| Db|---11----11----11----11--------------------| Ab|-9-------------------------9-10-9-12-9-10~-| Eb|-------------------------------------------|
Riff 7 eb|------------------------------------------------| Bb|------------------------------------------------| Gb|------------------------------------------------| Db|-----------------7------------------------------| Ab|-7----9----10------9----7----9----10---------10-| Eb|---00---00----00-----10---00---00----00-8-10----| ** ** ** ** ** ** eb|---------------------------------------------| Bb|---------------------------------------------| Gb|---------------------------------------------| Db|-----------------7---------------------------| Ab|-7----9----10------9----10-------------------| Eb|---00---00----00-----10--8-7-777-5-555-3-330-| ** ** ** * *** * *** * *** "Like it did ten thousand years ago..."
Riff 8 x3 eb|-------------|-------------| Bb|-------------|-------------| Gb|-------------|-------------| Db|-------------|-------------| Ab|-3-----3-----|-3-0-0-3-0-0-| Eb|---1-1---1-1-|-------------| * * * * * * * * x3 eb|-------------|-------------| Bb|-------------|-------------| Gb|-------------|-------------| Db|-------------|-------------| Ab|-2-----2-----|-2-----2-----| Eb|---0-0---0-0-|---3-3---3-3-| * * * * * * * *
Riff 8a (Solo Rhythm) x3 eb|-------------|-------------| Bb|-------------|-------------| Gb|-------------|-------------| Db|-------------|-------------| Ab|-3-----3-----|-3-0-0-3-0-0-| Eb|---1-1---1-1-|-------------| * * * * * * * * * * * * x3 eb|-------------|-------------| Bb|-------------|-------------| Gb|-------------|-------------| Db|-------------|-------------| Ab|-2-----2-----|-2-----2-----| Eb|---0-0---0-0-|---3-3---3-3-| * * * * * * * * * * * *
Solo eb|----------------------------------------| Bb|----------------------------------------| Gb|----10-------12-------13----------------| Db|-10----10-10----10-10----10-10-14-10-10-| Ab|----------------------------------------| Eb|----------------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * * * * * eb|---------------------------------------| Bb|---------------------------------------| Gb|----10-------12-------13---------------| Db|-10----10-10----10-10----10-10-14-10-9-| Ab|---------------------------------------| Eb|---------------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * * * * * eb|---------------------------| Bb|---------------------------| Gb|-9-----10-----9-----10-----| Db|---9-9----9-9---9-9----9-9-| Ab|---------------------------| Eb|---------------------------| * * * * * * * * * * * * eb|----------------------------| Bb|----------------------------| Gb|-9-----10-----9-----10------| Db|---9-9----9-9---9-9----9-10-| Ab|----------------------------| Eb|----------------------------| * * * * * * * * * * * * eb|----------------------------------------| Bb|----------------------------------------| Gb|----10-------12-------13----------------| Db|-10----10-10----10-10----10-10-14-10-10-| Ab|----------------------------------------| Eb|----------------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * * * * * eb|---------------------------------------| Bb|---------------------------------------| Gb|----10-------12-------13---------------| Db|-10----10-10----10-10----10-10-14-10-9-| Ab|---------------------------------------| Eb|---------------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * * * * * eb|---------------------------| Bb|---------------------------| Gb|-9-----10-----9-----10-----| Db|---9-9----9-9---9-9----9-9-| Ab|---------------------------| Eb|---------------------------| * * * * * * * * * * * * eb|---------------------| Bb|---------------------| Gb|-9-----10-----9b10r9-| Db|---9-9----9-9-a------| Ab|---------------------| Eb|---------------------| * * * * * *
End Solo
Riff 6a (Solo Rhythm) x3 eb|---------------------------------------------| Bb|---------------------------------------------| Gb|---------------------------------------------| Db|-9--7--9--7--10-10---------------------------| Ab|-7--5--7--5---8--8---------2---------2-----2-| Eb|-------------------0-000-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-| * *** * * * * * * * eb|---------------------| Bb|---------------------| Gb|---------------------| Db|-9--7--9--7--10-10---| Ab|-7--5--7--5---8--8-2-| Eb|-------------------0-|
Solo eb|-------------------------------------| Bb|-------------------------------------| Gb|-------------------------------------| Db|-------------------------------------| Ab|-------------------------------------| Eb|-------------------------------------|
eb|-------------------------------------| Bb|-------------------------------------| Gb|-------------------------------------| Db|-------------------------------------| Ab|-------------------------------------| Eb|-------------------------------------|
eb|-------------------------------------| Bb|-------------------------------------| Gb|-------------------------------------| Db|-------------------------------------| Ab|-------------------------------------| Eb|-------------------------------------|
eb|-------------------------------------| Bb|-------------------------------------| Gb|-------------------------------------| Db|-------------------------------------| Ab|-------------------------------------| Eb|-------------------------------------|
End Solo
Riff 10 Guitar 1 x4 eb|------------------| Bb|------------------| Gb|------------------| Db|------------------| Ab|-7----5----8----7-| Eb|------------------| "Forbidden love..."
Guitar 2 x4 eb|------------------| Bb|------------------| Gb|------------------| Db|-5----4----7----5-| Ab|------------------| Eb|------------------|
Both guitars eb|-------------------------------| Bb|-------------------------------| Gb|-------------------------------| Db|-----9------7--------10------9-| Ab|-----7------5---------8------7-| Eb|-0-0------0------0-0-------0---| * * * * * * eb|-------------------------------| Bb|-------------------------------| Gb|-------------------------------| Db|-----9------7--------10----9-9-| Ab|-----7------5---------8----7-7-| Eb|-0-0-7----0-5----0-0--8----7-7-| * * * * * "Now I'm the one crucified..."
Lead into next section: eb|----------| Bb|----------| Gb|----------| Db|-10--7-10-| Ab|--8--5--8-| Eb|--8--5--8-|
Play Riff 4 "For her immortal..." Play Riff 5 Play Riff 6 "I will have her..."
Ending eb|-----------------| Bb|-----------------| Gb|-----------------| Db|-2--0--2--0--3-3-| Ab|-2--0--2--0--3-3-| Eb|-----------------| "I will make her mine!"
Notation:
10^ = bend a quarter step. 10b11 = bend a half step. 10b12 = bend a full step. 10b12r10 = bend and release. [10]12 = pre-bend. [10]12r10 = pre-bend and release. #cutline# = pick the 14th fret while holding the most previous bend. <17> = touch the string above the 17th fret while previous note(s) is(are) still ringing.
10b13* = tremolo bar bend, from the 10th fret to the 13th fret. 7d4* = tremolo bar dive, from the 7th fret to the 4th fret. 12~* = tremolo bar vibrato.
x = mute with fret-hand * = palm mute X\\ = pick slide h = hammer-on p = pull-off ~ = vibrato t = finger tap / = slide up \ = slide down h. = natural harmonics a = artificial harmonics (9) = ghost note tm = trem picking tr = trill

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