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Iced Earth tabs

Creatures of the Night guitar tab

Iced Earth:  Creatures of the Night (KISS)

transcribed by: Russ Elton (webmaster@abysslord.com)
                Jack Beard (jackbeard@hotmail.com)

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Date last modified:  April 10, 2003

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Tuning: Eb

Riff 1
eb|----------------------|
Bb|----------------------|
Gb|-6----8----6--6----8--|
Db|-4----6----4--4----6--|
Ab|----------------------|
Eb|----------------------|

eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------|
Gb|-6--6----8-------6----8-------------|
Db|-4--4----6----9--4----6-------------|
Ab|--------------7---------------2---4-|
Eb|-------------------------\\-0-0-2-2-|
                               *   *
Guitar fill
eb|-16-16----------|
Bb|------16-16-----|
Gb|-----------16~*-|
Db|----------------|
Ab|----------------|
Eb|----------------|

eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|--------------------11~~~--|
Db|------9-x-11-x-12b14-------|
Ab|---------------------------|
Eb|-\\------------------------|


Riff 2
eb|---------------------|
Bb|---------------------|
Gb|---------------------|
Db|---------------------|
Ab|---------------------|
Eb|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-...-|
    * * * * * * * *
   "Searching in..."
eb|---------------------|
Bb|---------------------|
Gb|---------------------|
Db|---------------------|
Ab|---------------------|
Eb|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-...-|
    * * * * * * * *
   "Hiding from tomorrow..."

1st ending
eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------2---4-|
Eb|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-...-//\\-0-0-2-2-|
    * * * * * * * *          *   *
   "...nothing left to say..."

2nd ending
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------2--6-|
Eb|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-...-//\\-0--4-|
    * * * * * * * *
   "...til we start to shout..."


Guitar fill (Guitar 3 plays second bar)
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-4---------------------------|
Gb|---6-4-----------------------|
Db|-------6---4-----------------|
Ab|-------------7-6-4-----------|
Eb|-------------------7--6--7~~-|
   "...day..."

eb|---------------|
Bb|---------------|
Gb|---------------|
Db|--9-[let ring]-|
Ab|--7------------|
Eb|---------------|
   "Hiding from tomorrow..."


Riff 3
Guitar 1
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------|
Ab|-4----------------------------2-|
Eb|-2--------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-...-0-|
             * * * * * * * *
            "We're creatures..."
eb|------------|
Bb|------------|
Gb|------------|
Db|------------|
Ab|-4--------2-|
Eb|-2--------0-|
          "We're creatures..."

Guitar 2
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|----------8----8----8------|
Db|----------6----6----6------|
Ab|-4-----------------------2-|
Eb|-2-----------------------0-|

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


Guitar fill
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------9-8-----11p9p8----------------|
Db|-9-11------11---------11-9\----------|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------7---4~~-|

End guitar fill


Riff 4
Guitar 1
eb|-------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------|
Db|-------------------------|
Ab|---------------------6-4-|
Eb|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-...-4-2-|
    * * * * * * * *
eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------2---4-|
Eb|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-...-//\\-0-0-2-2-|
    * * * * * * * *          *   *

Guitar 2
eb|-------------------|
Bb|-------------------|
Gb|--8----8----8----8-|
Db|--6----6----6----6-|
Ab|-------------------|
Eb|-------------------|

eb|---------------|
Bb|---------------|
Gb|--8----8----8--|
Db|--6----6----6--|
Ab|---------------|
Eb|---------------|


Play Riff 2   "Breathing in the madness..."
Play Riff 3   "We're creatures..."

Guitar fill
eb|-----------------------|
Bb|-----------------------|
Gb|-----------------------|
Db|-----------------------|
Ab|-4~~--6~~--7~~---------|
Eb|----------------7~--4~-|

End guitar fill

Riff 4a
Guitar 1
eb|-------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------|
Db|-------------------------|
Ab|---------------------6---|
Eb|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-...-4-0-|
    * * * * * * * *
Guitar 2
eb|-------------------|
Bb|-------------------|
Gb|--8----8----8----8-|
Db|--6----6----6----6-|
Ab|-------------------|
Eb|-------------------|


Riff 5
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|-4---3---------4---3---1--2-1---|
Db|-4---4---------4---4---2--2-2---|
Ab|--------------------------------|
Eb|---2---2-2-2-2---2---2--------2-|
      *   * * * *   *   *        *
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-4---3---------3---1--1--2-1---|
Db|-4---4---------4---2--2--2-2---|
Ab|-------------------------------|
Eb|---2---2-2-2-2---2-----------2-|
      *   * * * *   *
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|-4---3---------4---3---1--2-1---|
Db|-4---4---------4---4---2--2-2---|
Ab|--------------------------------|
Eb|---2---2-2-2-2---2---2--------2-|
      *   * * * *   *   *        *

1st ending
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-7---------------9---------------|
Ab|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
Eb|---------------------------------|
      * * * * * * *   * * * * * * *
2nd ending
eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|-7---------------9---------------8----|
Ab|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-6----|
Eb|--------------------------------------|
      * * * * * * *   * * * * * * *


Riff 6 (Solo Rhythm)
eb|----------------------|
Bb|----------------------|
Gb|----------------------|
Db|----------------------|
Ab|---------6----------6-|
Eb|-4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4-|
    * * * *    * * * *
eb|------------------------|
Bb|------------------------|
Gb|------------------------|
Db|------------------------|
Ab|---------6----------6-4-|
Eb|-4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4-2-|
    * * * *    * * * *

Final time
eb|---------------------|
Bb|---------------------|
Gb|---------------------|
Db|---------------------|
Ab|---------6\----2---4-|
Eb|-4-4-4-4-4\--0-0-2-2-|
    * * * *     *   *

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


Play Riff 2   "Searching in the darkness..."
Play Riff 3   play the first bar 3 times

Ending guitar fill
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-------9-8-----11p9p8--------|
Db|-9-11------11---------11-9\--|
Ab|-----------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------|

Ending Rhythm notes:
eb|------|
Bb|------|
Gb|------|
Db|------|
Ab|------|
Eb|-7--4-|


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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