Dragon's Child

Iced Earth


Iced Earth: Dragon's Child
transcribed by: Russ Elton (webmaster@abysslord.com) solo by: Russ Elton Jack Beard (jackbeard@hotmail.com)
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Tuning: Eb
Riff 1 (Clean) eb|------------------------------------| Bb|------------------------------------| Gb|------------------------------------| Db|-----10-9----9----------10-9----9---| Ab|---7-------7---7------7-------------| Eb|-0------------------8---------8---8-|
eb|-------------------------------------| Bb|-------------------------------------| Gb|-------------------------------------| Db|-----10-9----9----------7-----10-----| Ab|---7------------------7-----10-----9-| Eb|-7---------7---7----5-----8------7---|
eb|------------------------------------| Bb|------------------------------------| Gb|------------------------------------| Db|-----10-9----9----------10-9----9---| Ab|---7-------7---7------7-------------| Eb|-0------------------8---------8---8-|
eb|-------------------------------------| Bb|-------------------------------------| Gb|-------------------------------------| Db|-----10-9----9----------5-----7------| Ab|---7------------------5-----7---10-9-| Eb|-7---------7---7----3-----5------8-7-|
Final time (Guitar 2 plays note in () with distortion) eb|----------------------------------------| Bb|----------------------------------------| Gb|------------------------------------(9)-| Db|-----10-9----9----------5-----7---------| Ab|---7-----------7------5-----7---10-9-2--| Eb|-7---------7--------3-----5------8-7-0--|
Riff 2 (Distortion) eb|----------------------------------------| Bb|----------------------------------------| Gb|----------------------------------------| Db|-9----10-9-----9-----9----10-9-----9----| Ab|-7--7--7-7-7-7-7-77--7-----7-7-----7----| Eb|-0-------------------8--8------8-8---88-| * * * ** * * * ** First ending eb|-------------------------------| Bb|-------------------------------| Gb|-------------------------------| Db|-9----10-9-----9-----7---10--9-| Ab|-9-----7-7-----7-----7---10--9-| Eb|-7--7------7-7---77--5----8--7-| * * * ** Second ending eb|-----------------------------------| Bb|-----------------------------------| Gb|-----------------------------------| Db|-9----10-9-----9\------------------| Ab|-9-----7-7-----7\--5-----------3-2-| Eb|-7--7------7-7-----3-333-3-333-----| * * * * *** * *** * *
Riff 3 eb|-----------------------------| Bb|-----------------------------| Gb|-----------------------------| Db|-----------------------------| Ab|-------------0-2-3-----2-222-| Eb|-0-000-0-000-------000-------| * *** * *** * * * *** * *** "Since the dawn of time..." eb|--------------------------------| Bb|--------------------------------| Gb|--------------------------------| Db|--------------------------------| Ab|-0-2-5-----2-222-0-2--2---4---2-| Eb|-------000------------3---5---3-| * * * *** * *** * * "...he's been here..."
Riff 2a Same as Riff 2, except the first bar should be: eb|---------------------------------------| Bb|---------------------------------------| Gb|---------------------------------------| Db|-----10-9-----9-----9----10-9-----9----| Ab|-7-7--7-7-7-7-7-77--7-----7-7-----7----| Eb|--------------------8--8------8-8---88-| * * * * ** * * * **
Play Riff 3 "For centuries past..." Play Riff 2a "Oh, beware the blackened water..."
Riff 4 Guitar 1 eb|-----------------------------------------------| Bb|-----------------------------------------------| Gb|-----------------------------------------------| Db|-----10-9--------10-9--------10-9----7---10--9-| Ab|------7-7---------7-7---------7-7----7---10--9-| Eb|-0-0---------8-8---------7-7---------5----8--7-| * * * * * *
Guitar 2 eb|---------------------------------------| Bb|----------------------------------12~~-| Gb|-/9~--12-11~--12~~\--/9~--12-11~-------| Db|---------------------------------------| Ab|---------------------------------------| Eb|---------------------------------------|
eb|--------------------------------------------| Bb|-----------------10-12-13~--12-10-----10-12-| Gb|-/9~--12-11~--12-------------------12-------| Db|--------------------------------------------| Ab|--------------------------------------------| Eb|--------------------------------------------|
Guitar 3 eb|---------------------------------------| Bb|-/8~--12-10~--12~~\--/8~--12-10~--15~~-| Gb|---------------------------------------| Db|---------------------------------------| Ab|---------------------------------------| Eb|---------------------------------------|
eb|--------------------10-12~--10-----------10-| Bb|-/8~--12-10~--12-13------------13--12-13----| Gb|--------------------------------------------| Db|--------------------------------------------| Ab|--------------------------------------------| Eb|--------------------------------------------|
Play Riff 3 Solo Rhythm Play Riff 4 Solo Rhythm (Just Guitar 1)
Solo 1 eb|------------------------------------------------------------| Bb|-------------------15-13-12----12-------------------15------| Gb|-9-11-12~--11-9-------------14----14-12-11-12-14-12----12~~-| Db|------------------------------------------------------------| Ab|------------------------------------------------------------| Eb|------------------------------------------------------------|
eb|----------------------------------14----14-15-------15--| Bb|----------------------------15-17----17-------17b19-----| Gb|-------------------14-16-17-----------------------------| Db|----------14-16-17--------------------------------------| Ab|-14-15-17-----------------------------------------------| Eb|--------------------------------------------------------| * * * * * *
eb|-17p15tm--19p15tm--0-15tm-22p15-20p15------| Bb|--------------------------------------17~~-| Gb|-------------------------------------------| Db|-------------------------------------------| Ab|-------------------------------------------| Eb|-------------------------------------------|

eb|-12-0-14-12-14-15--12-0-14-12-14-15--14-15-17-0--14-15-0-| Bb|---------------------------------------------------------| Gb|---------------------------------------------------------| Db|---------------------------------------------------------| Ab|---------------------------------------------------------| Eb|---------------------------------------------------------|
eb|-15-17-0--19-0--19h20p19p17-19~~---22b24~-| Bb|------------------------------------------| Gb|------------------------------------------| Db|------------------------------------------| Ab|------------------------------------------| Eb|------------------------------------------|
eb|-20-19-17----------20-19-17----17-19-20-| Bb|----------20-19~------------20----------| Gb|----------------------------------------| Db|----------------------------------------| Ab|----------------------------------------| Eb|----------------------------------------|
eb|-19h20p19p17-\-15h17p15p14--\--/22b24~~-| Bb|----------------------------------------| Gb|----------------------------------------| Db|----------------------------------------| Ab|----------------------------------------| Eb|----------------------------------------|
End Solo 1
Solo 2 (Guitar 3 plays top notes) eb|-15-15-15\14-14-14-14\12-12-12-12~~-| Bb|------------------------------------| Gb|-12-12-12\11-11-11-11\-9--9--9--9~~-| Db|------------------------------------| Ab|------------------------------------| Eb|------------------------------------|
eb|-17-17-17\15-15-15-15\14-14-14-14h15-14~-| Bb|-----------------------------------------| Gb|-14-14-14\12-12-12-12\11-11-11-11h12-11~-| Db|-----------------------------------------| Ab|-----------------------------------------| Eb|-----------------------------------------|
eb|-15-15-15\14-14-14-14\10-10-10-10/12-12-| Bb|----------------------------------------| Gb|-12-12-12\11-11-11-11\-7--7--7--7/-9--9-| Db|----------------------------------------| Ab|----------------------------------------| Eb|----------------------------------------|
1st ending eb|-12/15-15-15-15\14-14-14-12--15-12~~-| Bb|-------------------------------------| Gb|--9/12-12-12-12\11-11-11--9--12--9~~-| Db|-------------------------------------| Ab|-------------------------------------| Eb|-------------------------------------|
2nd ending eb|-12/15-15-15-15\14-14-14-12-14-15-14h15p14-12~~-| Bb|------------------------------------------------| Gb|--9/12-12-12-12\11-11-11--9-11-12-11h12p11--9~~-| Db|------------------------------------------------| Ab|------------------------------------------------| Eb|------------------------------------------------|
End Solo 2
Play Riff 2 "Oh, beware the blackened water..."
Lead over Riff 2 Guitar 2 eb|-----------------------------------------| Bb|------------------------------------12~~-| Gb|-/9~---12-11~--12~~\--/9~---12-11~-------| Db|-----9--------------------9--------------| Ab|-----------------------------------------| Eb|-----------------------------------------|
eb|------------------------------------------| Bb|---------------------13~--12-10-----10-12-| Gb|-/9~---12-11~--12----------------12-------| Db|-----9------------------------------------| Ab|------------------------------------------| Eb|------------------------------------------|
eb|-----------------------------------------| Bb|------------------------------------12~~-| Gb|-/9~---12-11~--12~~\--/9~---12-11~-------| Db|-----9--------------------9--------------| Ab|-----------------------------------------| Eb|-----------------------------------------|
eb|--------------------------------------------------| Bb|--------------------13-12--15-13--17-15--19b20~~--| Gb|-/9~---12-11~--12~--------------------------------| Db|-----9--------------------------------------------| Ab|--------------------------------------------------| Eb|--------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 3 eb|-----------------------------------------| Bb|-/8~---12-10~--12~~\--/8~---12-10~--15~~-| Gb|-----9--------------------9--------------| Db|-----------------------------------------| Ab|-----------------------------------------| Eb|-----------------------------------------|
eb|-------------------12~--10-----------10-| Bb|-/8~---12-10~--12----------13--12-13----| Gb|-----9----------------------------------| Db|----------------------------------------| Ab|----------------------------------------| Eb|----------------------------------------|
eb|-----------------------------------------| Bb|-/8~---12-10~--12~~\--/8~---12-10~--15~~-| Gb|-----9--------------------9--------------| Db|-----------------------------------------| Ab|-----------------------------------------| Eb|-----------------------------------------|
eb|--------------------12-10--13-12--15-13--17b19~~~-| Bb|-/8~---12-10~--12~--------------------------------| Gb|-----9--------------------------------------------| Db|--------------------------------------------------| Ab|--------------------------------------------------| Eb|--------------------------------------------------|
End lead
Riff 4a eb|-----------------------------------------------| Bb|-----------------------------------------------| Gb|-----------------------------------------------| Db|-----10-9--------10-9--------10-9----7---10--9-| Ab|------7-7---------7-7---------7-7----7---10--9-| Eb|-0-0---------8-8---------7-7---------5----8--7-| * * * * * * eb|-----------------------------------------------------0-(0)-| Bb|-----------------------------------------------------------| Gb|-----------------------------------------------------------| Db|-----10-9--------10-9--------10-9----7---10--9-------------| Ab|------7-7---------7-7---------7-7----7---10--9---2---------| Eb|-0-0---------8-8---------7-7---------5----8--7---0---------| * * * * * *
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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