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Iced Earth tabs

Burning Times guitar tab

Iced Earth: Burning Times

transcribed by:  Russ Elton (webmaster@abysslord.com)
       solo by:  Brian Van Maurik (bmvst7@pitt.edu)
                 Jack Beard (jackbeard@hotmail.com)


FIND EVERY ICED EARTH SONG AND
THE MOST UPDATED VERSION OF THIS SONG AT:

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                  http://abysslord.com/icedearth/

Date last modified:  June 07, 2004
  
PLEASE DO NOT COPY THIS TAB TO ANOTHER SITE 
WITHOUT AUTHORS' PERMISSION.  THANK YOU.

Tuning: Eb

Riff 1
Guitar 1
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------|
Ab|-----2-----7---8---7---5---8-7~-|
Eb|-0-0-0-000---0---0---0---0------|
    * *   ***   *   *   *   *
eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------|
Ab|-----2-----7---10----8---5---8-7~-|
Eb|-0-0-0-000---0----0----0---0------|
    * *   ***   *    *    *   *
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------|
Ab|-----2-----7---8---7---5---8-7~-|
Eb|-0-0-0-000---0---0---0---0------|
    * *   ***   *   *   *   *
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|-5-5-----7---4--4---------|
Ab|-3-3-333-5-0-2--2-0-------|
Eb|--------------------3-2~~-|
        ***   *        a a

Guitar 2
eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------|
Ab|-----2------------2------------2--|
Eb|-0-0-0--------0-0-0--------0-0-0--|
    * *          * *          * *
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|-5-5-----7---4--4---------|
Ab|-3-3-333-5-0-2--2-0-------|
Eb|--------------------3-2~~-|
        ***   *        a a


Riff 1a
Guitar 1
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------|
Ab|-----2-----7---8---7---5---8-7~-|
Eb|-0-0-0-000---0---0---0---0------|
    * *   ***   *   *   *   *
eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------|
Ab|-----2-----7---10----8---5---8-7~-|
Eb|-0-0-0-000---0----0----0---0------|
    * *   ***   *    *    *   *
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------|
Ab|-----2-----7---8---7---5---8-7~-|
Eb|-0-0-0-000---0---0---0---0------|
    * *   ***   *   *   *   *
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|-5-5-----7---4--4---------|
Ab|-3-3-333-5-0-2--2-0-------|
Eb|--------------------3-2~~-|
        ***   *        a a

Guitar 2
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------|
Ab|-----2-----10---12---10---9---12-10~-|
Eb|-0-0-0-000----0----0----0---0--------|
    * *   ***    *    *    *   *
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------|
Ab|-----2-----10---14---12---9---12-10~-|
Eb|-0-0-0-000----0----0----0---0--------|
    * *   ***    *    *    *   *
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------|
Ab|-----2-----10---12---10---9---12-10~-|
Eb|-0-0-0-000----0----0----0---0--------|
    * *   ***    *    *    *   *
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|-5-5-----7---4--4---------|
Ab|-3-3-333-5-0-2--2-0-------|
Eb|--------------------3-2~~-|
        ***   *        a a


Riff 2
eb|----------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------|
Db|-----2-----2--0-2-2-------2-|
Ab|-----2-----2--0-2-2-------2-|
Eb|-0-0---000----------000-0---|
    * *   ***          *** *
   "Yesterday..."
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------|
Db|-----2-----2---5-----5\3--3\2-|
Ab|-----2-----2---5-----5\3--3\2-|
Eb|-0-0---000---0----0-----------|
    * *   ***   *    *

Play Riff 1a
Play Riff 2    "In this time..."

Riff 3
Guitar 1
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-----------9--10---9---7--10-9-|
Ab|-----2-----7---8---7---5---8-7-|
Eb|-0-0-0-000---0---0---0---0-----|
    * *   ***   *   *   *   *
   "It doesn't matter..."
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|-----------9---12--10---7--10-9-|
Ab|-----2-----7---10---8---5---8-7-|
Eb|-0-0-0-000---0----0---0---0-----|
    * *   ***   *    *   *   *
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-----------9--10---9---7--10-9-|
Ab|-----2-----7---8---7---5---8-7-|
Eb|-0-0-0-000---0---0---0---0-----|
    * *   ***   *   *   *   *
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|-5-5-----7---4--4---------|
Ab|-3-3-333-5-0-2--2-0-------|
Eb|--------------------3-2~~-|
        ***   *        a a

Guitar 2 (Leave off last note on repeat)
eb|--------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------10--------10b12r10------|
Gb|----9-11-11h12-11-9----12~-------------8-9~-|
Db|-/9-----------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------|

eb|---------------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------10---------10------------------|
Gb|----9-11-11h12-11-9----12~--12----12-11~----11-12~-|
Db|-/9------------------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 3 (Leave off last note on repeat)
eb|------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------10-10h12-10----13-12~----13b15r13--------|
Gb|-/9-12-------------12--------------------11-12~-|
Db|------------------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------10-10h12-10----12-13~----13-15-13-12~----12-12~-|
Gb|-/9-12-------------12----------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------|



Riff 4 (Solo Rhythm)
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------| -----|
Db|-------------------------------|      |
Ab|-2-----------------------5-5-5-|      |
Eb|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-3-3-|      |
      * * * * * * * * * * *              |--> Play 2x
eb|---------------------------|          |
Bb|---------------------------|          |
Gb|---------------------------|          |
Db|--------------3--3--3-2--2-| ---------|
Ab|-2------------1--1--1-0--0-|
Eb|-0--0-0-0-0-0--------------|
       * * * * *
eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------|
Db|-5------7---4----5------7---4-----------|
Ab|-3--333-5-0-2----3--333-5-0-2-----------|
Eb|----------------------------------3-2~~-|
       ***   *         ***   *       a a 

Solo
eb|-12p8-----------12t8-12t8-----------|
Bb|------10------------------10--------|
Gb|---------9----9--------------9----9-|
Db|-----------10------------------10---|
Ab|------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------|

eb|-12p8-13p8-12p8-10p8--7-8/-12--(12)\-|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|

eb|-------/19-0-10-12--13-12-13/17-\13-13h15p13p12-|
Bb|-(17)\------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-13/17----17b18-17~---(17)\13-12b13r12-12--------|
Gb|------------------------------------------14-13~-|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------|

eb|------------------------12--12-13/16-|
Bb|-------12---13-12-15-13--------------|
Gb|-14-13---14--------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|

eb|-13-12\10-8--------------------10-8---------|
Bb|------------12-10-9-12h13-12h13-----12-10~~-|
Gb|--------------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------|

(Harmony guitar plays notes in () )
eb|--12~----12-14-15-14~--|
Bb|-(13~----13-15-17-15~)-|
Gb|-----------------------|
Db|-----------------------|
Ab|-----------------------|
Eb|-----------------------|

eb|--12~----12-14-12-15b17r15--14-14h15~--12~--|
Bb|-(13~----13-15-13-17b19r17--15-15h17~--12~)-|
Gb|--------------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------|

End solo


Play Riff 2    "Question me not..."
Play Riff 3    "It doesn't matter..."


Riff 5
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|--------------------------|
Ab|-2------------------------|
Eb|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-...-|
       * * * * * * * * * 
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-5--5-7--4----5--5-7-4-----------|
Ab|-3--3-5--2----3--3-5-2----5-4--2-|
Eb|--------------------------3-2--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.
{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
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