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Iced Earth tabs

Blood on My Hands guitar tab

Demons & Wizards:  Blood On My Hands

transcribed by:  Russ Elton     (webmaster@abysslord.com)
      leads by:  Russ Elton
                 Jake           (Jakeh0@aol.com)
                 Alberto Damora (mleadc00@estudiantes.unileon.es)

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Date last modified:  01/16/02
  
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Tuning: Eb

This is used under riff 1 in the
beginning of the song.
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------|
Db|---------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------|
Eb|-0-000-000-000-000-000-...-|
    * *** *** *** *** ***

Riff 1                       x2
eb|---------------------------|--------------|
Bb|---------------------------|--------------|
Gb|------7------4-------------|--------------|
Db|-9----5-7----2-5----5------|--------------|
Ab|-7------5------3----2----2-|--------------|
Eb|-------------------------0-|-3-2-0--3-2-3-|
                                * * *  * * * 

Lead into next section:
eb|-17b19-17-15-14-15b17r15-14-|
Bb|----------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------|
Db|----------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------
|

Riff 2
Guitar 1                         x2
eb|-------------------------------|------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|------------------|
Db|---------9---------------------|-2--------4-------|
Ab|-2-------7---------------------|-3--3-2-3-5-------|
Eb|-0-0-000---0-0-0-0-3-2-0-3-2-3-|------------3-2-3-|
      * ***   * * * * * * * * * *      * * *   * * *
  "And as I bear..."

eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|---------9---------------------|
Ab|-2-------7---------------------|
Eb|-0-0-000---0-0-0-0-3-2-0-3-2-3-|
      * ***   * * * * * * * * * *  

Guitar 2
eb|-12-------12----14-------14----15-------17-------19------|
Bb|-15b17~---15b17-17b18~---17b18-18b20~---20b22~---22b24~~-|
Gb|---------------------------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------------------------|



Riff 3
eb|-----------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------------------|
Db|-9-----12-10--9-10-9--7-----9--7--5-7-5--5---------5-|
Ab|-7--77--7--7--7--7-7--5--55-5--5--5-5-5--3--3-2-3--2-|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------|
       **                   **                 * * *
  "And what have started..."

eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|---------------9---------------------|
Ab|-------2-------7---------5-----------|
Eb|-3-2-3-0-0-000---0-0-0-0-3-2-0-3-2-3-|
    * * *   * ***   * * * *   * * * * *        


Riff 4
eb|-----0--------0--------0------------------------|
Bb|-------0--------0--------0----------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------|
Db|-9---------2--------7---------------------------|
Ab|-7---------3--------5--------5-----7-------5--7-|
Eb|-----------------------------3--3--5--5-5--3--5-|
                                   *     * *
  "Runes of a long forgotten time..."

Play Riff 1   "By the ancient..."
Play Riff 2   "Lost in time..."
Play Riff 3   "The curse lives..."
Play Riff 4   "Roam..."
Play Riff 1   "By the ancient..."
Play Riff 2   "Oh it seems..."

Riff 5
Guitar 1
eb|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------3----------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-----4-5---5-4-5-2~~-----2-4-2---2-----------2-4-2~~----------|
Db|-2---------------------5-------5---5~~---5----------4-2-0-2~~-|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
eb|---------2----------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----3-5---5-3-5-3~~-----3-5-3---3-----------3----------------|
Gb|-0---------------------5-------5---5~~---4-5---5~~--2---------|
Db|------------------------------------------------------5-4-5~~-|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------------------|

This lead comes in over riff 5 the second time:

Guitar 3
eb|-14-12----15-12----14-12----15-12----17-12-15-12-|
Bb|-------12-------12-------12-------12-------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------|

eb|-14-12----15-12----14-12----15-12----17-12-15-12-|
Bb|-------13-------13-------13-------13-------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------|
                                                 
eb|-15-12----17-12----15-12----17-12----19----17-14-|
Bb|-------13-------13-------13-------13----15-------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------|

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

Guitar 4                                                       
eb|-17-15----19-15----17-15----19-15----20-15-19-15-|
Bb|-------15-------15-------15-------15-------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------|
                                                  
eb|-17-15----19-15----17-15----19-15----20-15-19-15-|
Bb|-------17-------17-------17-------17-------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------|

eb|-19-15----20-15----19-15----20-15----22---20-17-|
Bb|-------17-------17-------17-------17----19------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------|

eb|-19~---19^-17------------------------|
Bb|---------------20--19--17------------|
Gb|---------------------------19-18-----|
Db|---------------------------------21--|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|

End of leads

Play Riff 4    solo rhythm

Here's the leads over this part:
Guitar 2 plays top notes for each bar
eb|-----------------------------------------12-14-15-17-17b19-| 
Bb|-/8~~--8-10-12-8~~--8-10-12-10~~--/13-15-------------------|
Gb|-/9~~--9-11-12-9~~--9-11-12-11~~---------------------------| 
Db|-----------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------------------| 
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------|
          
eb|-17-15-14-15-12~~~-12-14-15-12~~~-12-14-17b19r17p15-17~~-| 
Bb|-------------12~~~---------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------/9-11-12--9~~~--9-11-14b16r14p12-14~~-| 
Db|---------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------------------------| 
Eb|---------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-17-19~~-19b21~-19p17-19~~-| 
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|-14-16~~-16b18~-16p14-16~~-| 
Db|---------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------| 
Eb|---------------------------|

End leads

Play Riff 1 with this addition:
Guitar 2
eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------|
Ab|-7~~---9-10---------7--9-----------------|
Eb|-------------10~~---------8~~--7~~---0---|
       
Guitar 3
eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------|
Gb|-9~~--11-12---------9-11-----------------|
Db|-------------12~~--------10~~--9~~-------|
Ab|-------------------------------------7~~-|
Eb|-----------------------------------------|


Play Riff 2   "Lost in time..."

End with this:
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------9-----------------------|
Ab|-2-------7-----------------------|
Eb|-0-0-000---0-0-0-0-3-2-0-3-2-3-0-|
      * ***   * * * * * * * * * * * 

Here's the ending lead:
eb|-/10-10-10-10-12~-/15~-14~-\10~-12~~-------------------------------| 
Bb|-------------------------------------15b17-15-13-12----------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------------------14-12-14b16r14~-| 
Db|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------------------------| 
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|---------------------------------| 
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|-14b16r14-12-11~-12b14r12-11-9~~-| 
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------| 
Eb|---------------------------------|

eb|-------------------12~~-| 
Bb|------------------------|
Gb|----------12-14-16------| 
Db|-12-14-16---------------|
Ab|------------------------| 
Eb|------------------------|

eb|-12----14-------14----15-------17-------19------|
Bb|-15b17-17b18~---17b18-18b20~---20b22~---22b24~~-|
Gb|------------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------|


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