Gallows Pole

Iced Earth


Demons & Wizards: Gallows Pole
transcribed by: Russ Elton (webmaster@abysslord.com)
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Date last modified: 01/17/02 PLEASE DO NOT COPY THIS TAB TO ANOTHER SITE WITHOUT AUTHORS' PERMISSION. THANK YOU.
Tuning: Eb
Riff 1 (acoustic) x4 x3 eb|--------------------------------------|---------|------0-| Bb|--------------------------------------|---------|-----0--| Gb|--------------------------------------|---------|----9---| Db|--------5--5--5-5-0-0--0-0------------|---------|---9----| Ab|-7--7-7--------------------8-8--8-8-7-|-7-7-8-7-|--7-----| Eb|--------------------------------------|---------|-0------| "Endless stairs..."
Riff 2 (distortion) eb|-----------------------------------| Bb|-----------------------------------| Gb|-----------------------------------| Db|--------5--------------------------| Ab|-2------5-2---------5-4-3----3-----| Eb|-0--0-0-3-0--0-0-0--3-2-1----1--00-| * * * * * ** "Call me Messiah..." eb|-----------------------------------| Bb|-----------------------------------| Gb|-----------------------------------| Db|--------5--------------------------| Ab|-2------5-2------------------------| Eb|-0--0-0-3-0--0-0-0--3-2-1~~-----00-| * * * * * ahahah ** "A true lord..."
Riff 3 x4 eb|-----------------------------------------------------| Bb|-----------------------------------------------------| Gb|-----------------------------------------------------| Db|-----------------------------------------------------| Ab|-2------------5------------4------------7------7-5-4-| Eb|-0-0-000-0000-3-3-333-3333-2-2-222-2222-5-5-55-5-3-2-| * *** **** * *** **** * *** **** * ** * * * "Am I evil..."
Play Riff 2 "Towards the sun..." Play Riff 3 "I am condemned..."
Riff 4 Use this the first time eb|-----------------------------------| Bb|-----------------------------------| Gb|-----------------------------------| Db|-----------2-0-2-5---------------7-| Ab|-2---------2-0-2-5---------5\4-5-5-| Eb|-0-0-0-0-0---------3-3-3-3-3\2-3---| * * * * * * * * "A shattered heart..." eb|-----------------------------------| Bb|-----------------------------------| Gb|-----------------------------------| Db|---------7\5-7-10---------10/12-10-| Ab|-5-5-5-5-5\3-5--8-8-8-8-8--8/10--8-| Eb|-----------------------------------| * * * * * * * *
Use this the rest of the time eb|------------------------------------| Bb|------------------------------------| Gb|------------------------------------| Db|------------2-0-2-5---------------7-| Ab|-2-2--------2-0-2-5---------5\4-5-5-| Eb|-0-0--0-0-0---------3-3-3-3-3\2-3---| * * * * * * * * "The rising of..." eb|-----------------------------------| Bb|-----------------------------------| Gb|-----------------------------------| Db|---------7\5-7-10---------10/12-10-| Ab|-5-5-5-5-5\3-5--8-8-8-8-8--8/10--8-| Eb|-----------------------------------| * * * * * * * *
Riff 5 Guitar 1 x2 eb|---------------------------------------------------------------| Bb|---------------------------------------------------------------| Gb|---------------------------------------------------------------| Db|-------------7~------------------------------------------------| Ab|-7~~--7-9-10----10-9-10~--9-7-9----------7-9-10-9----10~-9-----| Eb|--------------------------------10~~--10----------10-------10~-|
Guitar 2 x2 eb|---------------------------------------------------------| Bb|---------------------------------------------------------| Gb|----------4-5~-4---4~-------------------4~------4~-------| Db|-5~~--5-7--------7-----7-5-7-4~~--4-5-7-----7-4-----7-4~-| Ab|---------------------------------------------------------| Eb|---------------------------------------------------------|
Riff 5a Guitar 1 eb|------------------------------------| Bb|------------------------------------| Gb|------------------------------------| Db|-10~----7-9-10~--9-7-9~--7----7-----| Ab|-----10--------------------10---9~~-| Eb|------------------------------------| Final note eb|------------------------------|-----| Bb|------------------------------|-----| Gb|------------------------------|-----| Db|------7-9~--7----7~-----------|-----| Ab|-9-10---------10-----10-9-10--|-7~~-| Eb|------------------------------|-----|
Guitar 2 eb|----------------------------------------| Bb|----------------------------------------| Gb|--9~-------7--9~--7----7~---------------| Db|------9-10----------10-----10--9-10-7~~-| Ab|----------------------------------------| Eb|----------------------------------------| Final note eb|------------------------------|-----| Bb|------------------------------|-----| Gb|---------7~-------------------|-----| Db|-7--9-10-----10--9-10~--9-7-9-|-5~~-| Ab|------------------------------|-----| Eb|------------------------------|-----|
Play Riff 1 "Endless stairs..." Play Riff 2 "Collapse of the mother..." Play Riff 4 "And when I laugh..." Play Riff 5 Play Riff 5a
Ending (acoustic, except the last two chords, E5, are distortion) eb|-----------------------------------------| Bb|-----------------------------------------| Gb|--4-2--5--4--2-4----4-2--5--4--2-4-------| Db|--3-3--3--3--3-2----3-3--3--3--3-2-------| Ab|------------------------------------2--2-| Eb|------------------------------------0--0-| "Nothing is real..."
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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