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Tear Down the Wall    Iced Earth



Demons & Wizards:  Tear Down The Wall

transcribed by: Russ Elton (webmaster@abysslord.com)

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Tuning: Eb

Riff 1 (Play 2.5x)
eb|------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------|
Db|-2----------2-----3---3-2-----------2-----3---3-|
Ab|-0--0-1-1-1-0---0-1---1-0---0-1-1-1-0---0-1---1-|
Eb|------------------------------------------------|
       * * * *     *           * * * *     *
eb|--------------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------------------|
Db|-9----10-10-9-----10-10-10-7-----8--8-7-----8-8-8-|
Ab|-7--7--8--8-7---7--8--8--8-5---5-6--6-5---5-6-6-6-|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------|
       *           *              *          *

Play Riff 1 again, then end with just the first bar


Riff 2 (acoustic, except the last two chords, A5, are distorted)
eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------|
Gb|-9-7-10--9--7-9----9-7-10--9--7-9-------|
Db|-8-8--8--8--8-7----8-8--8--8--8-7-------|
Ab|-----------------------------------7--7-|
Eb|-----------------------------------5--5-|
  "Deep in the void..."


Riff 3 (acoustic)
eb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------9------------4------------2--------------|
Db|-7------------7------------5------------3--------------|
Ab|-0-0-000-0000---0-000-0000---0-000-0000---0-000-000000-|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------|
  "I am the only one..."


Riff 4 (distortion)
eb|----------------------|
Bb|----------------------|
Gb|----------------------|
Db|-10--10--7--5---5--3--|
Ab|--8---7--5--3---2--1--|
Eb|----------------------|
  "...time now to..."

Riff 5
eb|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------9\-------------4\-------------2\---------------|
Db|-2-------------7\-------------5\-------------3\---------------|
Ab|-0--0-000-0000-----0-000-0000-----0-000-0000----0-00-3-2-1111-|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------------------|
       * *** ****     * *** ****     * *** ****    * ** * * ****
   "It all turns to black..."

Play Riff 4   "...dance into the sun..."

Riff 6
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-2----------12/14\12----7/9\7----5/7-|
Ab|-0--0-000-0-10/12\10--0-5/7\5--0-3/5-|
Eb|-------------------------------------|
       * *** *           *        *     
  "Tear down the wall..."
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------|
Db|---------5/7\5----4/5\4-------|
Ab|-5-555-0-3/5\3--0-2/3\2-0-5/7-|
Eb|--------------------------3/5-|
    * *** *        *       *
   "Let silence..."


Play Riff 4   "...wall..."
Play Riff 5   "He can't hold back..."
Play Riff 4   "...time now to take..."
Play Riff 6   "Tear down the wall..."
Play Riff 4   "...wall..." 

Riff 4a
eb|----------------------|
Bb|----------------------|
Gb|----------------------|
Db|-14--14-10-10---7--5--|
Ab|-12--10--8--7---5--3--|
Eb|----------------------|
   "...wall..."

Riff 7
eb|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------3-2--0-0h2--------------------------------------|

Db|-2-----------3-2--0-0h2--------------------------------------|
Ab|-0-0-000-000------------0-0--8-888-7-777-5-5-3-333-2-222-1-1-|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------------|
      * *** ***            * *  * *** * *** * * * *** * *** * *
   "The void seems like..."

Riff 7 ends with this chord
eb|-----|
Bb|-----|
Gb|-----|
Db|--2--|
Ab|--0--|
Eb|-----|


Song ends to Riff 2


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.
       = 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


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