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Iced Earth tabs

Ghost of Freedom guitar tab

Iced Earth:  Ghost of Freedom

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  (Acoustic)
eb|-------0---------------------|
Bb|---------1-----------3--1----|
Gb|-----2-----2-------0-------0-|
Db|---2---------2---2-----------|
Ab|-0-------------3-------------|
Eb|-----------------------------|
  "Every time you think about it..."
eb|-------3--------------------0---|
Bb|----------0-----------1-3-1-0h1-|
Gb|------------0-------0-----------|
Db|-----0--------0---2-------------|
Ab|---2------------3---------------|
Eb|-3------------------------------|
  "It tears you up inside..."


Riff 2  (Acoustic)
Guitar 1 (These are the chords, listen for strumming pattern)
eb|--0--------0--------0--|
Bb|--1--------1--------0--|
Gb|--2--------0--------0--|
Db|--2--------2--------2--|
Ab|--0--------3--------2--|
Eb|--------------------0--|
  "Here I'll stand..."

Guitar 2 (Clean)
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|----12------------------------|
Gb|-----h-------9-10-/12--10-9~~-|
Db|----------12------------------|
Ab|--7---------------------------|
Eb|--h---------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|----12--------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-----h---------------------------12-10-9-10--9----------|
Db|-------------9-10-/12--10-9~~------------------12-10----|
Ab|--7-------12-----------------------------------------12-|
Eb|--h-----------------------------------------------------|


Play Riff 1  "Every night you go to sleep..."
Play Riff 2  "Here I'll stand..."


Riff 3 (Distortion, Solo Rhythm)                      Final chord
eb|---------------------------------------------------|------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------------|------|
Gb|---------------------------------------------------|------|
Db|----------5------5/7-7-----------------------------|------|
Ab|-7--------3--3-3-3/5-5--2---------3~-2~---2~-------|--7\--|
Eb|-5----5-5---------------0----0-0--a--a--5-a---5-3~-|--5\--|
         * *    * *             * *                a


Solo
Eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|----12----------12---12b13-12b13~--12~-----12----|
Gb|-/9----9~----/9----9--------------------/9----9~-|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|----12---13b15-13b15-13~------12---------12---12b13-12b13-12~-|
Gb|-/9----9-------------------/9----9~---/9----9-----------------|
Db|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|--------------10------------------------|
Bb|----12---13----------/17-17~~--17-20-17-|
Gb|-/9----9----9----9----------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------|

eb|----------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-20b22~--20-17-20b22r20b22~~--20b22~--20-17-20b22r20b22~~-|
Gb|----------------------------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-20b22-20b22~-20-19-19-20-19-17-19-17-17--------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------20b22~-|
Gb|------------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------|

eb|-17--17-17------------------------17-17---------------------|
Bb|-----------15b17-15p13-15b17~--13-------15b17-15p13-15b17~~-|
Gb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-----------------15------------------------------|
Bb|-13-15b17-15b17-----15b17~--15p13-15b17-15b17~~~-|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------|

End Solo


Play Riff 1   "You speak to me..."
Play Riff 2   "Here we stand..."

Riff 3a (Distortion)
eb|---------------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------------------|
Db|----------5------5/7-7-----------------------------|
Ab|-7--------3--3-3-3/5-5--2---------3~-2~---2~-------|
Eb|-5----5-5---------------0----0-0--a--a--5-a---5-3~-|
         * *    * *             * *                a
   "Don't tread on me..."


Ending solo
eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|---12--------------------------------------------|
Gb|-9----9~------9-10-/12--10-9~~--12-10-9-10--9----|
Db|-----------12---------------------------------12-|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------|

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