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Iced Earth tabs

Creator Failure guitar tab

Iced Earth:  Creator Failure

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

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Date last modified:  April 27, 2003
  
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Tuning: Eb

Riff 1
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------|
Db|-7-10-9--7-9----7-9-10--9-10-|
Ab|-5--8-7--5-7----5-7--8--7--8-|
Eb|-5--8-7--5-7----5-7--8--7--8-|


Riff 2
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-7-10-9------9-9------9----------|
Ab|-5--8-7------7-7------7----------|
Eb|-5--8---0000-----0000---00000000-|
           ****     ****   ******** 
eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------|
Db|-7-10-9------9-9------9------9----|
Ab|-5--8-7------7-7------7------7----|
Eb|-5--8---0000-----0000---0000---00-|
           ****     ****   ****   **

Riff 3 
eb|-----------------------|
Bb|-----------------------|
Gb|-----------------------|
Db|-7-10-9--------7-10-9--|
Ab|-5--8-7--------5--8-7--|
Eb|-5--8-7--------5--8-7--|
   "A lonely maiden stands..."
eb|----------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------|
Db|-7-10-9--------7-10-9----12-|
Ab|-5--8-7--------5--8-7----10-|
Eb|-5--8-7--------5--8-7----10-|


Play Riff 2   "How does thou..."


Riff 4
Guitar 1
eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|-9------------12--10------------14-|
Ab|-7------------10---8------------12-|
Eb|-----------------------------------|

Guitar 2
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-7-9-9-------------------------------|
Db|-------10----9-7-9----7-5-7----9-7-9-|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|
   "I also ask of You my lord..."


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

Guitar 2
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------12-|
Gb|--------------12-11--------------------|
Db|-9-12-11-9-------------9-12-11-9-------|
Ab|-----------12--------------------12----|
Eb|---------------------------------------|
   "Fail me not my master..."


Riff 6
Guitar 1           x4
eb|-----------------|---------|
Bb|-----------------|---------|
Gb|-----------------|---------|
Db|-----------------|---------|
Ab|-9-7-5--9----(9)-|--9-7-5--|
Eb|-7-5-3--7----(7)-|--7-5-3--|
    * * *              * * *

Guitar 2
eb|------------------------|
Bb|------------------------|
Gb|------------------------|
Db|-9-9-9-10-9-12-9--7/9~--|
Ab|------------------------|
Eb|------------------------|
        *    *    * 


Riff 7
eb|-------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------|
Ab|-9------9-9------9-------------------------|
Eb|-7-7777-7-7-7777-7-7777-8888-10101010-8888-|
      ****     ****   **** ****  * * * * ****
    "Blackness, dripping stench..."


Riff 8 (Solo Rhythm)
eb|----------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------|
Db|---------12--9--------------|
Ab|-9-------10--7--------9-7-5-|
Eb|-7-------10--7--------7-5-3-|

eb|----------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------|
Db|----------7--9--------------|
Ab|-9--------5--7--------9-7-5-|
Eb|-7--------5--7--------7-5-3-|


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

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

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

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

End Solo
                              

Riff 9                                           x2
eb|-----------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------|
Eb|-7777-8-7777-1010-88-77-7777-8-7777-1010-88-77-|
    **** * ****  * * ** ** **** * ****  * * ** **
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-0000000000000000-22222222-3333-2222-|
    **************** ******** **** ****
eb|-----------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------|
Eb|-7777-8-7777-1010-88-77-7777-8-7777-1010-88-77-|
    **** * ****  * * ** ** **** * ****  * * ** **
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-0000000000000000-22222222-3333-2222-|
    **************** ******** **** ****
eb|-----------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------|
Eb|-7777-8-7777-1010-88-77-7777-8-7777-1010-88-77-|
    **** * ****  * * ** ** **** * ****  * * ** **
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-0000000000000000-22222222-3333-2222-|
    **************** ******** **** ****
                       x4
eb|---------------------|
Bb|---------------------|
Gb|---------------------|
Db|---------------------|
Ab|-9---10-9----12-10-9-|
Eb|-7-77-8-7-77-10--8-7-|
      **     **
eb|-----|
Bb|-----|
Gb|-----|
Db|--9--|
Ab|--7--|
Eb|--7--|



Riff 10 (Clean)
eb|-3------2------3------2-----------|
Bb|---0-1----0-1----0-1----0-4-0-5-0-|
Gb|----------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------|
     "Standing now..."
eb|-3------2------3------2-------7---|
Bb|---0-1----0-1----0-1----0-4-0---5-|
Gb|----------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------|


Riff 11 (Distortion)
Guitar 1
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|-9---------------------8-8----7-|
Ab|-7----/8-7-5-7-8-7~~---6-6----5-|
Eb|-7---------------a-----6-6----5-|
  "...smile..."

Guitar 2
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------9-10-12-------|
Db|-----------7-9-10-9--7-9---------10--9-|
Ab|-7--9--10------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------|

Guitar 3 (Comes in later)
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------|
Db|---------------------8-8----7-|
Ab|---------------------6-6----5-|
Eb|-00000000000000...---6-6----5-|
    **************

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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