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Burnt Offerings guitar tab

Iced Earth:  Burnt Offerings

transcribed by: Russ Elton (webmaster@abysslord.com)
                Brian Van Maurik (bmvst7+@pitt.edu)
                dsl@sigmaweb.net
                Vassilis Androutsopoulos (Billy_270@hotmail.com)

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Date last modified:  April 25, 2003
  
PLEASE DO NOT COPY THIS TAB TO ANOTHER SITE 
WITHOUT AUTHORS' PERMISSION.  THANK YOU.

Tuning: Eb

Here's the intro for the Days of Purgatory CD:

Guitar 1               x2
eb|---------------------|
Bb|---------------------|
Gb|---------------------|
Db|----------4--------7-|
Ab|-5--------2--------5-|
Eb|-3-------------------|

eb|---------------------|
Bb|---------------------|
Gb|---------------------|
Db|-------------7-------|
Ab|-3--------5--5--5--7-|
Eb|-1--------3-----3--5-|

Guitar 2
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------7--------------|
Ab|-/10~--7-9-10--7-9-10---10-9-10-7-10-|
Eb|-------------------------------------|

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

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

eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|------7~----------------7-10-9-|
Ab|-9-10-----10-9tr10----9--------|
Eb|-------------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|-7~--9-10--9-10-9-7----------------|
Ab|--------------------10~----5--5/7~-|
Eb|-----------------------------------|

Guitar 3 (Comes in the last time)
eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------|
Db|--/9~-----7-9-----7-9-10-9-7-9----9-|
Ab|-------10------10--------------10---|
Eb|------------------------------------|

eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------9-7~-|
Db|-7-9----------------7-10------|
Ab|-----10~--9-7-5~--------------|
Eb|------------------------------|

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

eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------9-7-|
Db|-7-9-10~--9-7tr9----7-10-----|
Ab|-----------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------|

eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|------7-9--7-9-7-----------------|
Db|-10~-------------10-9----5--5/7~-|
Ab|---------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|


End of Days Of Purgatory intro.  Here's the studio CD intro.

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

eb|-17----17-19----17-20----17-22----17-20----19----|
Bb|----18-------18-------18-------18-------18----18-|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------|

After awhile, two notes fade in
eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------3------------------|
Ab|-0-----------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------|

End of studio CD intro.  
Both versions pick up here:

Riff 1 (Distortion)
Guitar 1
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|--------------------------|
Ab|-7----6-6----7------9-7-6-|
Eb|-5----4-4----5----0-7-5-4-|
                     * * *
Guitar 2
eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|---5-4-5---5---5---5-4-5---5---5--|
Db|-7-------7---7---6-------6---6----|
Ab|----------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------|
    * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 

Piano (arranged for guitar)
eb|----8-7-8----8----8---8-7-8---8---8-|
Bb|-10-------10---10---9-------9---9---|
Gb|------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------|


Riff 2
Guitar 1
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---2-1-2---2-1-2---2-1-2---2-1-2-|
Ab|-4-------4-------3-------3-------|
Eb|---------------------------------|
    * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Guitar 2
eb|-9-12--9-12--8-9-11-12-|
Bb|-----------------------|
Gb|-----------------------|
Db|-----------------------|
Ab|-----------------------|
Eb|-----------------------|

Guitar 3
eb|-12-16--12-16--11-12-14-16-|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------|
Db|---------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------|


Riff 3                                 x2
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-6------7------6------6-----------9\-|
Ab|-4-4444-5-5555-4-4444-4-4444-7777-7\-|
Eb|-------------------------------------|
      ****   ****   ****   **** ****     
   "In one last breath..."
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-5------5------5------5------5-5-|
Ab|-3-3333-3-3333-3-3333-3-3333-3-3-|
Eb|---------------------------------|
      ****   ****   ****   ****
   "You'll see the things I see..."


Riff 4
Guitar 1        x3
eb|--------------|------------|
Bb|--------------|------------|
Gb|--------------|------------|
Db|---6h7-6--4---|---6h7-6--4-|
Ab|-4----------4-|-4----------|
Eb|--------------|------------|
                           x2
eb|-------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------|
Gb|---------2-----------2---|
Db|-----4-5---5-4---4-5---5-|
Ab|-2-2-----------2---------|
Eb|-------------------------|

Guitar 2        x3
eb|--------------|------------|
Bb|--------------|------------|
Gb|---8-9-8--6---|---8-9-8--6-|
Db|-6----------6-|-6----------|
Ab|--------------|------------|
Eb|--------------|------------|
                           x2
eb|-------------------------|
Bb|---------5-----------5---|
Gb|-----6-7---7-6---6-7---7-|
Db|-4-4-----------4---------|
Ab|-------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------|

Guitar 3
eb|---------------------|
Bb|---------------------|
Gb|---------------------|
Db|-6----------------4--|
Ab|-4----------------2--|
Eb|---------------------|


Play Riff 3   "Every note..."
Play Riff 4   

Riff 5
Guitar 1
eb|----------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------4----------------------------4-6-|
Db|----6-7--6-7----7-6--7-6-4----4-6--4-6-7------|
Ab|-4--------------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------7------------------|
   "Spill your blood..."

Guitar 2
eb|----------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------|
Db|-6-------------------------4-----------2------|
Ab|-4-----------2-------------2-----------0----4-|
Eb|-------------0------------------------------2-|

eb|----------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------|
Db|-6-------------------------4------------------|
Ab|-4-----------2-------------2-----------4----6-|
Eb|-------------0-------------------------2----4-|


Guitar 3 (Comes in after awhile)
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|--6------------------------------|
Db|-------9-7-6---------9--7--6-----|
Ab|--------------7-4-------------9--|
Eb|---------------------------------|


Riff 6
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|--------------------------|
Ab|----3----3----4----4----4-|
Eb|-22---22---22---22---22---|
    **   **   **   **   **
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|--------------------------|
Ab|----3----3----2----2----2-|
Eb|-22---22---22---22---22---|
    **   **   **   **   **
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|----3----3----4----4----4--2-3-5-|
Eb|-22---22---22---22---22----0-1-3-|
    **   **   **   **   **
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|--------------------------|
Ab|----3----3----4----4----4-|
Eb|-22---22---22---22---22---|
    **   **   **   **   **
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|--------------------------|
Ab|----3----3----2----2----2-|
Eb|-22---22---22---22---22---|
    **   **   **   **   **
eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------|
Ab|----3----3----4----4----4--2-3-5----2-4-|
Eb|-22---22---22---22---22----0-1-3----0h2-|
    **   **   **   **   **

Riff 7
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------| ---------|
Ab|------------5-5-5\4------------|          |
Eb|-2222222222-3-3-3\2-2222222222-|          |
    **********         **********            |
eb|-------------------------------------|    |--> Play 3x
Bb|-------------------------------------|    |
Gb|-------------------------------------|    |
Db|-------------------------------------|    |
Ab|-2-2-2-4------------5-5-2-3-5----7-4-| ---|
Eb|-0-0-0h2-2222222222-3-3-0-1-3----5-2-|
            **********

eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------|
Ab|------------5-5-5\4------------|
Eb|-2222222222-3-3-3\2-2222222222-|
    **********         **********
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------|
Ab|-2-2-2-4------------5-5-2-3-5----7-9-|
Eb|-0-0-0h2-2222222222-3-3-0-1-3----5-7-|
            **********              *


Riff 8
Guitar 1 (Clean)
eb|----------------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-4-------4----4-------4----5-------5----5-------5---|
Db|------2----2-------2----2-------2----2-------2----2-|
Ab|----2------------2------------2------------2--------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------|

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

Guitar 2 (Clean)
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|-12-------12----12-------12---|
Gb|-------9-----9--------9-----9-|
Db|-----9--------------9---------|
Ab|------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------|
    "Take the traitors thieves..."
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|-13-------13----13-------13---|
Gb|-------9-----9--------9-----9-|
Db|-----9--------------9---------|
Ab|------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------|
    "...liars..."
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|-12-------12----12-------12---|
Gb|-------9-----9--------9-----9-|
Db|-----9--------------9---------|
Ab|------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------|
    "...first, spread..."
eb|----------------------------|
Bb|-10-------10----8-------8---|
Gb|-------9-----9-------9----9-|
Db|-----9-------------9--------|
Ab|----------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------|
    "...-round, the message..."
                                                                              

Solo over Riff 8
Guitar 1
eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------~-|
Gb|-4~--4h5p4---4--5~--5h7p5-4----4~-|
Db|-----------7----------------7-----|
Ab|----------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------|

eb|------------------------|
Bb|------------------------|
Gb|-4h5p4------------------|
Db|-------7-5-7~--7-5~--7~-|
Ab|------------------------|
Eb|------------------------|

eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------~-|
Gb|-4~--4h5p4---4--5~--5h7p5-4----4~-|
Db|-----------7----------------7-----|
Ab|----------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------|

eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|-4h5p4---------------------|
Db|-------7-5-7~--7-5~--5--7~-|
Ab|---------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------|

Guitar 2
eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------|
Gb|-7~--7h9p7----7--9~--9h10p9-7----7~-|
Db|-----------10-----------------10----|
Ab|------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------|

eb|----------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------|
Gb|-7h9p7----------------------|
Db|-------10-9-10~--10-9~--10~-|
Ab|----------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------|

eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------|
Gb|-7~--7h9p7----7--9~--9h10p9-7----7~-|
Db|-----------10-----------------10----|
Ab|------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-7h9p7-------------------------|
Db|-------10-9-10~--10-9~--9--10~-|
Ab|-------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------|



Riff 9 (Clean)
eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|-----0---------------0------------|
Gb|---5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5--|
Db|-7-------7---7---6-------6---6----|
Ab|----------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------|
   "These are not idle threats my friends..."


Riff 1a (Distortion)
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------|
Db|---------------------------|
Ab|-7----6-6-------7----9-7-6-|
Eb|-5----4-4-------5----7-5-4-|
                        * *
  "Cast their bodies, to the flames!"                                 
                                             

Riff 10 (Solo Rhythm)                    x2
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|-6-7-6-6-9-9--6-7-6-6-9-9--5-5-5-5-5-5-|
Ab|-4-5-4-4-7-7--4-5-4-4-7-7--3-3-3-3-3-3-|
Eb|-4-5-4-4-7-7--4-5-4-4-7-7--3-3-3-3-3-3-|
                       x4 
eb|---------------------|
Bb|---------------------|
Gb|---------------------|
Db|-6----9----5----4--7-|
Ab|-4----7----5----4--7-|
Eb|-4----7--------------|


Solo 
(contributed by ?? ....if you're out there, let me know and i'll give credit to you)
eb|--------------------------------------------------------19tp12p7-17tp7-19tp7-|
Bb|-------------------5ah~------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------6~----------6ah~-bp5~-------(5~)------------------------------|
Db|--5b--p2---------------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-19tp12p7-19tp12p7-20tp13p8-20tp13p8-19tp12p7-19tp12p7-20tp13p8-20tp13p8--|
Bb|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-19tp12p7-19tp12p7-20tp13p8-20tp13p8-22tp15p10-22tp15p10-22tp15p10-22tp15p10-|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-19tp12p7-19tp12p7-19tp12p7-19tp12p7-19tp12p7-19tp12p7-|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------|

eb|----------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----14-15-17-17p14------14-----------------0-------------------|
Gb|-16----------------------16------16b-14-13~------------11ahb~p9-|
Db|-------------------------------------------------------11~------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|--------14-15-br~15-14h15p14----------------17-19-20-22---|
Bb|-----17-------------------------------17b~--17------------|
Gb|-16-------------------------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-19-20-22-20p19p17-17-19-20-20p19-19p17-15-17-19-19p17p15-|
Bb|----------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-15-13-15-17-15-13---------------------13---------------------------9-----|
Bb|----------------------------15bp14-14-15----15-14-12brp9--------------12--|
Gb|----------------------------------------------------------------------11b-|
Db|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------------12ah-10ah-------|
Gb|-11b--9-11ahbp9-11br--shake-up&down------------------9-11b---------11--|
Db|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

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

this part's not as hard as it looks
eb|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|---69697107108118119129121013101311141114121512151316131613---|
Db|---............................................PM............-|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------------------|

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

End solo

Play Riff 4
Play Riff 5   "Spill your blood..."    


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