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Iced Earth tabs

Angels Holocaust guitar tab

Iced Earth:  Angels Holocaust

transcribed by:     Russ Elton (webmaster@abysslord.com)
     edited by:     Chris Van Lommel (Chris.Vanlommel@siemens.atea.be)
                    Vassilis Androutsopoulos (Billy_270@hotmail.com)
                    Stefanos Danakos (slaytanic_gr@yahoo.com)

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Date last modified:  April 15, 2003
  
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Tuning: Eb

Riff 1 
Guitar 1                 x2
eb|-----------------------|------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------|------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------|------------------------------|
Db|----------12\11-11\9-9-|----------12\11-12--14--12-11-|
Ab|-----1010-10\-9--9\7-7-|-----1010-10\-9-10--12--10--9-|
Eb|-0-0-------------------|-0-0--------------------------|
    * *  * *                * *  * *         

Guitar 2 (Comes in for 3rd and 4th time)
                     x2
eb|-------------------|------------------------|
Bb|-------------------|------------------------|
Gb|-------------------|------------------------|
Db|-----9-9-9\7-7\5-5-|-----9-9-9\7-9--10--9-7-|
Ab|-------------------|------------------------|
Eb|-0-0---------------|-0-0--------------------|
    * * * *             * * * *         


Riff 2
eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------|
Db|-9--9--9--9-10-9------------------|
Ab|-7--7--7--7--8-7--9--9--9--9-10-9-|
Eb|------------------7--7--7--7--8-7-|

eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------|
Db|-7--7--7--7-9-7--9--9--9-9-|
Ab|-5--5--5--5-7-5--7--7--7-7-|
Eb|---------------------------|

eb|----------------------|
Bb|----------------------|
Gb|----------------------|
Db|-10-9----10-9----10-9-|
Ab|--8-7-77--8-7-77--8-7-|
Eb|----------------------|
         **      **


Riff 3 (Acoustic) x4
eb|-------0--------|--------------------------------|
Bb|----------0-----|-------0------------------------|
Gb|------------0---|-----0----0---------------------| 
Db|-----4--------4-|---2--------2-------0-----0-----| --> Play 3x
Ab|---2------------|-3------------3---2-----0-----2-|
Eb|-0--------------|----------------3-----2-----3---|
   "As I walk through..." 

eb|-------0--------------0--------|
Bb|----------0--------------0-----|
Gb|------------0--------------0---|
Db|-----4--------4-----4--------4-|
Ab|---2--------------2------------|
Eb|-0--------------0--------------|


Riff 4 (Distortion)
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------|
Ab|-4----4---------4----4---------|
Eb|-2--0-2--2-2222-2--0-2--2-2222-|
       *    * ****    *    * ****
  "I fight back..."
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|------3--------------3----------|
Ab|-2----1--1-1111-2----1--1-1111--|
Eb|-0--0-----------0--0------------|
       *    * ****    *    * ****
   "...see..."


Riff 5 (Acoustic, Solo Rhythm)
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|-----0---0-----------0-----0-----|
Gb|---0---0---0---0---2-----4-------|
Db|-2-----------2---3-----5-----5-3-|
Ab|---------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|

Solo
eb|----------------15-------------------------|
Bb|-------------15----17~--17h20-17--17h18-15-|
Gb|-------14-16-------------------------------|
Db|-14-17-------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------|

eb|----------------15-------------------------|
Bb|-------------15----17~--17h20-17-----------|
Gb|-------14-16----------------------16h19-16-|
Db|-14-17-------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------|

eb|----19~----22-19h22p19\17---19-17h19p17\15------------|
Bb|-17----------------------20---------------18-15b17r15-|
Gb|------------------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------------|

eb|----17-19-22b24r22-22b24~-|
Bb|-15-----------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|--------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------|

End solo


Riff 5a (Acoustic)
eb|----------0-----------------------|
Bb|------0-----0---------0-----0-----|
Gb|----0---0-----0-----2-----4-------|
Db|--2-------------2-3-----5-----5-3-|
Ab|----------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------|
   "He didn't think..."   


Riff 6 (Distortion)                      x2
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|-9-----9-9-9-9-10----9-----9-9-9-10-9--|
Ab|-7-777-7-7-7-7--8----7-777-7-7-7--8-7--|
Eb|---------------------------------------|


Riff 6a (Play 2x)
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-9-----9---9-----9--10----10\7-|
Ab|-7-777-7-7-7-777-7-0-8-----8\5-|
Eb|-------------------------------|
      ***   *   ***   *
  "Hate filled screams..."
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-9-----9---9-----10---9----9\7-|
Ab|-7-777-7-7-7-777--8-0-7----7\5-|
Eb|-------------------------------|
      ***   *   ***    *
  "...break the silence..."


Riff 6b (Play 2x)
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-9-----9---9-----9--10----10\7-|
Ab|-7-777-7-7-7-777-7-0-8-----8\5-|
Eb|---------------------8-----8\5-|
      ***   *   ***   *
  "Blasphemy..."
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-9-----9---9-----10---9----9\7-|
Ab|-7-777-7-7-7-777--8-0-7----7\5-|
Eb|----------------------7----7\5-|
      ***   *   ***    *
  "...in the masses..."


Riff 7
eb|------------------------|
Bb|------------------------|
Gb|------------------------|
Db|-7--7/9-7---------------|
Ab|-5--5/7-5--7/8--8/9-8-7-|
Eb|-----------5/6--6/7-6-5-|

eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------|
Db|-9-----9-----10-----7-----9---9---|
Ab|---777---777----777---777---7---7-|
Eb|----------------------------------|
      ***   ***    ***   ***   *   *
eb|------------------------|
Bb|------------------------|
Gb|------------------------|
Db|-7--7/9-7---------------|
Ab|-5--5/7-5--7/8--8/9-8-7-|
Eb|-----------5/6--6/7-6-5-|


Play Riff 6a   "Fear the angel's..."
Play Riff 6b   "Death and hatred..."


Riff 7a
eb|------------------------|
Bb|------------------------|
Gb|------------------------|
Db|-7--7/9-7---------------|
Ab|-5--5/7-5--7/8--8/9-8-7-|
Eb|-----------5/6--6/7-6-5-|

eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------|
Db|-9-----9-----10-----7-----9---9---|
Ab|---777---777----777---777---7---7-|
Eb|----------------------------------|
      ***   ***    ***   ***   *   *
eb|------------------------|
Bb|------------------------|
Gb|------------------------|
Db|-7--7/9-7---------------|
Ab|-5--5/7-5--7/8--8/9-8-7-|
Eb|-----------5/6--6/7-6-5-|

eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------|
Db|-9---------------------------|
Ab|-7---------------------------|
Eb|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
      * * * * * * * * * * * * * 


Riff 7b
eb|------------------------|
Bb|------------------------|
Gb|------------------------|
Db|-7--7/9-7---------------|
Ab|-5--5/7-5--7/8--8/9-8-7-|
Eb|-----------5/6--6/7-6-5-|
                                    x4
eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------|
Db|-9-----9-----10-----7-----9---9---|
Ab|---777---777----777---777---7---7-|
Eb|----------------------------------|
      ***   ***    ***   ***   *   *


Riff 8
Guitar 1                           x2
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|-8-777-7-777-777-8-777-7-777-777-|
Eb|---------------------------------|
    * *** * *** *** * *** * *** ***
   "For the last time..."          x2
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|-9-888-8-888-888-9-888-8-888-888-|
Eb|---------------------------------|
    * *** * *** *** * *** * *** *** 
   "Never again will..."

Guitar 2
eb|---------------|
Bb|---------------|
Gb|---------------|
Db|---------------|
Ab|--2------5---3-|
Eb|--0------3---1-|

Guitar 3
eb|-5------7-------12------------------|
Bb|-h.-5---h.--7---h.--12----(12)~~~~*-|
Gb|----h.------h.------h.--------------|
Db|------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------|

eb|---------------------------|
Bb|-7-----7--------5--(5)~~~*-|
Gb|-h.-7--h.-7--5--h.--h.-----|
Db|----h.----h.-h.------------|
Ab|---------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------|

eb|-5----------------------------------|
Bb|-h.-5---7-----------12----(12)~~~~*-|
Gb|----h.--h.---7------h.--------------|
Db|-------------h.---------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------|

eb|----------------------|
Bb|----------------------|
Gb|----------------------|
Db|--------7/10-10/15~~~-|
Ab|----------------------|
Eb|----------------------|

eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|--????---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------|

eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------|



Riff 9 (Solo Rhythm)
eb|-----------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------------|
Db|-9-----7-9--7-9-----7-9------------------------|
Ab|-7-777-5-7--5-7-777-5-7--7-8--8-9-8-7----7-8-7-|
Eb|-------------------------5-6--6-7-6-5--0-5-6-5-|
      ***          ***           * * *    * * *
eb|-----------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------------|
Db|-9-----7-9--7-9-----7-9------------------------|
Ab|-7-777-5-7--5-7-777-5-7--7-8--8-9-8-7----7-8-5-|
Eb|-------------------------5-6--6-7-6-5--0-5-6-3-|
      ***          ***           * * *    * * *

Solo
eb|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-17t15p13h15p13-15t14p12h14p12-17t15p13h15p13-15t14p12h14p12-|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-17t15p13h15p13-15t14p12h14p12-17t15p13h15p13-15t14p12h14p12-|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-18t15p13h15p13-17t14p12h14p12-18t15p13h15p13-17t14p12h14p12-|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|-15t14p12h14p12/-20t18--20t17--20t15--|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-18-17-15--17--15--------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------17-15-17b18r17----------------------------|
Db|--------------------------a--------18~----18b19~~---(19)r18\-|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|---------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------|
Gb|-16-19-19p16-16-16-16~-----------------------|
Db|-----------------------16-19-19p16-16-16-16~-|
Ab|-----------------------------a------a--a-----|
Eb|---------------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------|
Gb|-16h19p16-16-17-16---------19p16-----------|
Db|---------------------19p16--a----19p16-----|
Ab|----------------------a-----------a----19~-|
Eb|----------------------------------------a--|

eb|---------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------------|
Db|-16-19-19p16-16-17-16~--16-19-16--16--17-16~-|
Ab|-------------------------a--a--a---a---a--a--|
Eb|---------------------------------------------|

eb|------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------|
Gb|-16-19-16--16--17-16~~--17-14-14--16~--14-|
Db|--a--a--a---a---a--a-----a--a--a---a----a-|
Ab|------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------|

eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|-12-15-12--12-12~--10-14-10--10--14-10~-|
Gb|--a--a--a---a--a----a--a--a---a---a--a--|
Db|----------------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-8-12-8--8--12-8~--10-7-7-8--7-|
Gb|-a--a-a--a---a-a----a-a-a-a--a-|
Db|-------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------|

eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|-9-7-7-9--7---12-9-9-12--9-|
Db|-a-a-a-a--a----a-a-a--a--a-|
Ab|---------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------7~---|
Db|---------------------------------a----|
Ab|-9---------10-9-------12-10-9---------|
Eb|---12-10-9------12-10---------12------|

eb|-------14/15~-14----14----------------------------|
Bb|-12-17-----------17----17-15----------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------(16)/17~--17--12/14~-|
Db|----------------------------------------a---------|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-14-12-11-12-11-9-11-9-7-9-7-6-7-6---|
Db|-----------a-----------------------9-|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|

Random artificial harmonics in this bar:
eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------|
Gb|-7-6---6-----6----------------------|
Db|-----9---9-7---9-7-9-7-6-7-6---6----|
Ab|-----------------------------9---9--|
Eb|------------------------------------|

End Solo


Ending
Guitar 1
eb|------------------------|
Bb|------------------------|
Gb|------------------------|
Db|------------------------|
Ab|-4---------3----------7-|
Eb|-2--2-2-2--1--1-1-1---5-|
       * * *     * * *
Guitar 2
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|-11--11-9---------9-11-12--12/14-|
Db|----------12--10-----------------|
Ab|---------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|

Guitar 3
eb|--------------------------10/12-|
Bb|-10--10-8--------8-10-12--------|
Gb|----------11-10-----------------|
Db|--------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------|

The next part is the bridge between Angel's and Stormrider.  On one cd it's the 
end of Angel's, the other it's the beginning of Stormrider.  So here it is.

(12 String Acoustic)
Guitar 1           x2                x2
eb|-----------------|-----------------|
Bb|-----------------|-----------------|
Gb|-----9-------9---|-----7-------7---|
Db|---7---7---7---7-|---5---5---5---5-|
Ab|-0-------0-------|-0-------0-------|
Eb|-----------------|-----------------|
   "As I travel through..."

Guitar 2 (Distortion)
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-9-----------------9-----------|
Db|----------5--------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------3--|

eb|-----------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------------|
Db|-14----12----14----12----10---9--7-------------|
Ab|-12----10----12----10-----8---7--5-----------2-|
Eb|------------------------------------0000-...-0-|
   "Lightning breaks..."  



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.
{14}       = 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
  development and support by
dmitry ivanov