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Slaying the Dreamer    Nightwish



Band:  Nightwish
Song:  Slaying The Dreamer
Album: Century Child

Transcribed By: Kevin van der Draai


.  - palm mute           /  - slide up to
\\  - slide down to       ~  - vibrato
h  - hammer on           b  - Bend
p  - pull off            Suffixes for bend
t  - tap                 f  - full bend    h - half bend
a.h- pinched harmonic    q  - quarter bend t - tap bend
*  - see comment         ^  - Hold bend    r release bend
x  - Stuccatto           ~  - vibrato bend
,  - slight palm mute    () - ghost note, sustained note
"  - tremolo note         - Trill

Tunning E B G D A E

Intro
e |------------------------------------------------------------------------
B |------------------------------------------------------------------------
G |--2-----2-----2h3p2--2-----2-----2h3p2--2-----2-----2h3h2-3-3-5-5-3-3---
D |--2-----2-----2h3p2--2-----2-----2h3p2--2-----2-----2h3h2-3-3-5-5-3-3---
A |--0-0-0-0-0-0--------0-0-0-0-0-0--------0-0-0-0-0-0-------1-1-3-3-1-1---
E |------------------------------------------------------------------------


e |------------------------------------------------------------------------
B |------------------------------------------------------------------------
G |------------------------------------------------------------------------
D |--2-----2-----2h3p2--2-----2-----2h3p2--2-----2-----2h3p2-3-3-5-5-3-3---
A |--2-----2-----2h3p2--2-----2-----2h3p2--2-----2-----2h3p2-3-3-5-5-3-3---
E |--0-0-0-0-0-0--------0-0-0-0-0-0--------0-0-0-0-0-0-------1-1-3-3-1-1---


e |---------------
B |---------------
G |-2-----2-----2-
D |-2-----2-----2-
A |-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
E |---------------

Verse 2X
e |------------------------------------------------------------------------
B |------------------------------------------------------------------------
G |----------2--2----------2--2----------2--2----------2--2----------------
D |----------2--2----------2--2----------2--2----------2--2----------------
A |--0-0-0-0-0--0--0-0-0-0-0--0--0-0-0-0-0--0--0-0-0-0-0--0----------------
E |------------------------------------------------------------------------

e |------------------------------------------------------------------------
B |------------------------------------------------------------------------
G |------------------------------------------------------------------------
D |----------7--7----------7--7--5-5---------------------------------------
A |--5-5-5-5-5--5--5-5-5-5-5--5--3-2---------------------------------------
E |------------------------------------------------------------------------

Chorus
e |------------------------------------------------------------------------
B |------------------------------------------------------------------------
G |-------5-7--------------------------------------------------------------
D |-7-5-7-5-7-2-----2-----2-----2-7-5-7--7--5--5---------------------------
A |-7-5-7-3-5-2-----2-----2-----2-7-5-7--5--3--2---------------------------
E |-5-3-5-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-3-5------------------------------------

Bridge
                 a.h                a.h                a.h
e |------------------------------------------------------------------------
B |------------------------------------------------------------------------
G |--2-----2-----2h3p2--2-----2-----2h3p2--2-----2-----2h3p2-3-3-5-5-3-3---
D |--2-----2-----2h3p2--2-----2-----2h3p2--2-----2-----2h3p2-3-3-5-5-3-3---
A |--0-0-0-0-0-0--------0-0-0-0-0-0--------0-0-0-0-0-0-------1-1-3-3-1-1---
E |------------------------------------------------------------------------

Verse
e |------------------------------------------------------------------------
B |------------------------------------------------------------------------
G |----------2--2----------2--2----------2--2----------2--2----------------
D |----------2--2----------2--2----------2--2----------2--2----------------
A |--0-0-0-0-0--0--0-0-0-0-0--0--0-0-0-0-0--0--0-0-0-0-0--0----------------
E |------------------------------------------------------------------------

e |------------------------------------------------------------------------
B |------------------------------------------------------------------------
G |------------------------------------------------------------------------
D |----------7--7----------7--7--5-5---------------------------------------
A |--5-5-5-5-5--5--5-5-5-5-5--5--3-2---------------------------------------
E |------------------------------------------------------------------------

Chorus
e |------------------------------------------------------------------------
B |------------------------------------------------------------------------
G |-------5-7--------------------------------------------------------------
D |-7-5-7-5-7-2-----2-----2-----2-7-5-7--7--5--5---------------------------
A |-7-5-7-3-5-2-----2-----2-----2-7-5-7--5--3--2---------------------------
E |-5-3-5-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-3-5------------------------------------

Solo / Riff
e |------------------------------------------------------------------------
B |------------------------------------------------------------------------
G |--2-----2-----2h3p2--2-----2-----2h3p2--2-----2-----2h3p2-3-3-5-5-3-3---
D |--2-----2-----2h3p2--2-----2-----2h3p2--2-----2-----2h3p2-3-3-5-5-3-3---
A |--0-0-0-0-0-0--------0-0-0-0-0-0--------0-0-0-0-0-0-------1-1-3-3-1-1---
E |------------------------------------------------------------------------

         					  h. with wammy bar
e |---------------------------------17-------------------------------------
B |---------------------------------17-------------8-10-12-10-8------------
G |---------------------------------17------8-9-11--------------11-9-8~~~~-
D |------------5-7-5----------------17-------------------------------------
A |-------5-6-7-----7-6-5---6---5------------------------------------------
E |--5~5-8---------------8-5-8-5-8-5---------------------------------------

Verse
e |------------------------------------------------------------------------
B |------------------------------------------------------------------------
G |----------2--2----------2--2----------2--2----------2--2----------------
D |----------2--2----------2--2----------2--2----------2--2----------------
A |--0-0-0-0-0--0--0-0-0-0-0--0--0-0-0-0-0--0--0-0-0-0-0--0----------------
E |------------------------------------------------------------------------

e |------------------------------------------------------------------------
B |------------------------------------------------------------------------
G |------------------------------------------------------------------------
D |----------7--7----------7--7----------7--7----------7--7----------------
A |--5-5-5-5-5--5--5-5-5-5-5--5--5-5-5-5-5--5--5-5-5-5-5--5----------------
E |------------------------------------------------------------------------

Chorus


e |------------------------------------------------------------------------
B |------------------------------------------------------------------------
G |-------3-5-------7-5--------3-5-------7-5---2---------------------------
D |-7-5-7-3-5-7-5-7-7-5--7-5-7-3-5-7-5-7-7-5---2---------------------------
A |-7-5-7-1-3-7-5-7-5-3--7-5-7-1-3-7-5-7-5-3---0---------------------------
E |-5-3-5-----5-3-5------5-3-5-----5-3-5-----------------------------------

Bridge 2

e |---------------------------------------------------    2x
B |---------------------------------------------------
G |---------7-7-----7-7-----7-7---7---7---7--7--------
D |---------7-7-----7-7-----7-7---7---7---7--7--------
A |-555-555-5-5-555-5-5-555-5-5-555-555-555-55--------
E |---------------------------------------------------

e |------------------------------------------------------------------------
B |------------------------------------------------------------------------
G |------------------------------------------------------------------------
D |-2-2-----2-2-----2-2---2---2---2--2--2-2-----2-2-----2-2---2---2---2--2-
A |-2-2-----2-2-----2-2---2---2---2--2--2-2-----2-2-----2-2---2---2---2--2-
E |-0-0-000-0-0-000-0-0-000-000-000-00--0-0-000-0-0-000-0-0-000-000-000-00-

Riff 2

e |-----------------------------------------------------------------------
B |-----------------------------------------------------------------------
G |-----------------------------------------------------------------------
D |---2-2-----2-2-----2-2---2---2---2--2----------------------------------
A |---2-2-----2-2-----2-2---2---2---2--2--77777778888888899999999---------
E |---0-0-000-0-0-000-0-0-000-000-000-00--55555556666666677777777888888---

e |----------------------------------------|-------------------------------
B |----------------------------------------|-------------------------------
G |-0------------------------------------0-|-------------------------------
D |-0-2-2-----2-2-----2-2---2---2---2--2-0-|-------------------------------
A |---2-2-----2-2-----2-2---2---2---2--2---|-77777778888888899999999-------
E |---0-0-000-0-0-000-0-0-000-000-000-00---|-55555556666666677777777888888-


Until the end....
e |---------------------------------------------------    2x
B |---------------------------------------------------
G |---------7-7-----7-7-----7-7---7---7---7--7--------
D |---------7-7-----7-7-----7-7---7---7---7--7--------
A |-555-555-5-5-555-5-5-555-5-5-555-555-555-55--------
E |---------------------------------------------------

e |--------------
B |--------------
G |--10----------
D |--10----------
A |--8-----------
E |--------------

e |------------------------------------------
B |------------------------------------------
G |----------7-7-----7-7-----7-7---7---7---7-
D |----------7-7-----7-7-----7-7---7---7---7-
A |--555-555-5-5-555-5-5-555-5-5-555-555-555-
E |------------------------------------------




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