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Iced Earth tabs

Frankenstein guitar tab

Iced Earth:  Frankenstein

transcribed by: Russ Elton (webmaster@abysslord.com)

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Date last modified:  May 17, 2003
  
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Tuning: Eb

Riff 1
Guitar 1
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|-7----7-5-7-8--7--5--7--5-|
Ab|-7----7-5-7-8--7--5--7--5-|
Eb|--------------------------|
         * * *             *
eb|----------------------|
Bb|----------------------|
Gb|----------------------|
Db|-7----7-5-7-8----(8)\-|
Ab|-7----7-5-7-8----(8)\-|
Eb|----------------------|
         * * * 

Guitar 2
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|-7--[let ring]------------|
Ab|-7------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------|

eb|----------------------|
Bb|----------------------|
Gb|----------------------|
Db|-7----------8----(8)\-|
Ab|-7----------8----(8)\-|
Eb|----------------------|
         

Riff 2
Guitar 1
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------|
Db|-7--------------------8--7--5-|
Ab|-7--0-000-0-0-000-0-0-8--7--5-|
Eb|------------------------------|
       * *** * * *** * *   
  "A mastermind..."
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-7--------------------10--8--5-|
Ab|-7--0-000-0-0-000-0-0-10--8--5-|
Eb|-------------------------------|
       * *** * * *** * *  
  "Prying eyes..."
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------|
Db|-7--------------------8--7-|
Ab|-7--0-000-0-0-000-0-0-8--7-|
Eb|---------------------------|
       * *** * * *** * *   
  "Playing God in the final hour..."
eb|--------------------|
Bb|--------------------|
Gb|--------------------|
Db|-/5----5-8----10--8-|
Ab|-/5----5-8----10--8-|
Eb|--------------------|
  "Insanity, such a fine line..." 


Guitar 2
eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|-9~~-----------12-10~--10h12p10p9-|
Db|----------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------|

eb|----------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------|
Gb|-9~~~--------------9~--9b10-|
Db|---------------12-----------|
Ab|----------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------|

eb|----------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------|
Gb|-9~~-----------12-10~--9h10-|
Db|----------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------|
                                  Final time
eb|-------------------------------|-------|
Bb|-------10-8-----10-8-----------|-------|
Gb|-7~~--------10-------10--9~--7-|--9~~~-|
Db|-------------------------------|-------|
Ab|-------------------------------|-------|
Eb|-------------------------------|-------|


Play Riff 1
Play Riff 2   "He wants to know..."
Play Riff 1   "I will create in my own image..."


Riff 3 (Solo Rhythm)
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------|
Db|-7--7-5-7-5----7-7-5-7-8-7-5-|
Ab|-7--7-5-7-5----7-7-5-7-8-7-5-|
Eb|-----------------------------|
       * * * *    * * * * * * * 
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-7--7-5-7-5-7--8--8--8-8--(8)\-|
Ab|-7--7-5-7-5-7--8--8--8-8--(8)\-|
Eb|-------------------------------|
       * * * * * 

Solo
eb|---------------------|
Bb|---------------------|
Gb|-12b14r12~--[12]b14~-|
Db|---------------------|
Ab|---------------------|
Eb|---------------------|

eb|--------------------------------------------|
Bb|-10tm--11tm--13tm--11tm\--10~--(10)b11r10~~-|
Gb|--------------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------|

eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------|
Gb|-9-10-12-10h12--10~--9~--10--9h10~--|
Db|------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------|

eb|-17----17b18-[17]18r17-17b18-[17]18r17-17b18-[17]18r17~-|
Bb|--------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------------|

eb|----------------20-----22------|
Bb|-20-19-18-17h18----18-----18~\-|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------|

End Solo


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

eb|-------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------|
Ab|------3~----/7-5~----7-5-----5-------------|
Eb|-5~----------------------8~----8-7~----5-3-|

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

eb|-------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------|
Ab|------3~----/7-5~----7-5-----5-------------|
Eb|-5~----------------------8~----8-7~----5-3-|


Guitar 2
eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|-10~---13~----12~----13~-13~-13-12----|
Gb|-----------------------------------12-|
Db|--------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|
                                                       Final time
eb|----------------------------------------------------|------|
Bb|-10~---13~---/17-15~----17-15-13~--15-13------------|--10--|
Gb|-----------------------------------------16~--14-12-|------|
Db|----------------------------------------------------|------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------------|------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------|------|


Guitar 3 (comes in the second time)
eb|--8----12~----10~----12~-12~-12-10----|
Bb|-----------------------------------12-|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|
                                                       Final note
eb|--8~---12~---/15-14~----15-14-12~--14-12-10----8--7-|--8--|
Bb|----------------------------------------------------|-----|
Gb|----------------------------------------------------|-----|
Db|----------------------------------------------------|-----|
Ab|----------------------------------------------------|-----|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------|-----|


Play Riff 1  "I will create in my own image..."
Play Riff 2  "Lightning strikes, it's the witching hour..."
Play Riff 1  "I will create in my own image..."


Ending
eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------|
Db|-7--7-5-7-5-7--8--8--8-8----5--7\-|
Ab|-7--7-5-7-5-7--8--8--8-8----5--7\-|
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