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Iced Earth tabs

Iced Earth guitar tab

Iced Earth:  Iced Earth

transcribed by:  Russ Elton (webmaster@abysslord.com)
                 Stefanos Danakos (slaytanic_gr@yahoo.com)


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Date last modified:  April 15, 2003
  
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Tuning: Eb

Riff 1
Guitar 1 
eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|----4-5--5--4tr5-4tr5-4tr5-4h5p4p0-|
Db|-----------------------------------|
Ab|-4---------------------------------|
Eb|-2---------------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|----5-4--4--4tr5-4tr5-4tr5-4h5p4p0-|
Ab|-4---------------------------------|
Eb|-2---------------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|----4-5--5--4tr5-4tr5-4tr5-4h5p4p0-|
Db|-----------------------------------|
Ab|-4---------------------------------|
Eb|-2---------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|----5-4--4--4tr5-4tr5-4tr5------|
Ab|-4------------------------------|
Eb|-2-------------------------//\\-|

Guitar 2 
eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|------------7tr8-7tr8-7tr8-7h8p7---|
Gb|----4-5--5-----------------------7-|
Db|-----------------------------------|
Ab|-4---------------------------------|
Eb|-2---------------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|------------6tr7-6tr7-6tr7-6h7p6---|
Db|----5-4--4-----------------------7-|
Ab|-4---------------------------------|
Eb|-2---------------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|------------7tr8-7tr8-7tr8-7h8p7---|
Gb|----4-5--5-----------------------7-|
Db|-----------------------------------|
Ab|-4---------------------------------|
Eb|-2---------------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|------------6tr7-6tr7-6tr7-6h7p6---|
Db|----5-4--4-----------------------7-|
Ab|-4---------------------------------|
Eb|-2---------------------------------|



Riff 2
eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------|
Db|------4-5----5-5----5----5-5------------|
Ab|-4----2-3-33-3-3-33-3-33-3-3-3333-3p2p0-|
Eb|-2-22-----------------------------------|
      **     **     **   **     ****        
   "What do I see..."
eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------|
Ab|-4----5-4----4-4----4----4-4------------|
Eb|-2-22-3-2-22-2-2-22-2-22-2-2-2222-3p2p0-|
      **     **     **   **         
   "...on the icy plains..."

Final time before bass interlude:
eb|-------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------|
Ab|-4----5-4----4-4----4----4-4-------------4-|
Eb|-2-22-3-2-22-2-2-22-2-22-2-2-2222-3p2p0--2-|
      **     **     **   **         
   "...the king of this waste..."

"Can't you see this barren land..."

Slide into Riff 2  "I stand on the glacier..."

Final time before next section:
eb|-------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------|
Ab|-4----5-4----4-4----4----4-4-------------4-|
Eb|-2-22-3-2-22-2-2-22-2-22-2-2-2222-3p2p0--2-|
      **     **     **   **         
   "...mark them or fall..."



Riff 3 (Clean)
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|------7------------9-------|
Gb|---6-----6------8-----8----|
Db|-4---------4--6---------6--|
Ab|---------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------|
   "Can you feel..."
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|------5------------10-------12-|
Gb|---4-----4---4---9-------11----|
Db|-2---------2---7-------9-------|
Ab|-------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------|
   "...drawing you..."



Riff 3a (Distortion)
eb|-------------------|
Bb|-------------------|
Gb|-6-6--6----8-8--8--|
Db|-4-4--4----6-6--6--|
Ab|-------------------|
Eb|-------------------|
   "We are together..."
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|------------------10--------12-|
Gb|-4-4--4--4------9--------11----|
Db|-2-2--2--2--777------999-------|
Ab|-------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------|
               ***      ***
   "Crush the cowards..."


Riff 3b (After the lyrics)
Guitar 1
eb|-------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------|
Gb|-6-6--6--6/8-8-8--8--8\4-|
Db|-4-4--4--4/6-6-6--6--6\2-|
Ab|-------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|------------------10--------12-|
Gb|-4-4--4--4------9--------11----|
Db|-2-2--2--2--777------999-------|
Ab|-------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------|
               ***      ***

Guitar 2
Here's the "Iced Earth" version:
eb|------6-9-6---------8-11-8---|
Bb|------------7--------------9-|
Gb|---6-------------8-----------|
Db|-4-------------6-------------|
Ab|-----------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------|

eb|------4-7-4-----------9--------11-|
Bb|------------5------10-------12----|
Gb|---4-----------666------888-------|
Db|-2--------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------|
                  ***      ***

Here's the live version:
eb|--------6-9-6---------8-11-8-|
Bb|------7-------------9--------|
Gb|---6-------------8-----------|
Db|-4-------------6-------------|
Ab|-----------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------|

eb|--------4-7-4----------------------|
Bb|------5--------------10---------12-|
Gb|---4---------------9---------11----|
Db|-2-------------777-------999-------|
Ab|-----------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------|
                  ***       ***
 
Riff 4
Guitar 1                                                                   
eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------|
Ab|----4-5-4--4-5-4------2-3-5-3-2-------|
Eb|-2---------------3--3-----------5-3-0-|
                                       Final chord
eb|------------------------------------|---|
Bb|------------------------------------|---|
Gb|------------------------------------|---|
Db|------------------------------------|---|
Ab|----4-5-4--4-5-4-2------------------|-4-|
Eb|-2------------------5-3-2-5-3-2-5-3-|-2-|

Guitar 2
Here are the album versions:
eb|-----------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------|
Gb|----10-11-10--10-11-10------8-9-11-9-8---------|
Db|-8---------------------9--9------------11-9----|
Ab|--------------------------------------------11-|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------|
                                                Final notes
eb|---------------------------------------------|-----|
Bb|---------------------------------------------|-----|
Gb|----10-11-10--10-11-10-8---------------------|-----|
Db|-8------------------------11-9-8-11-9-8-11-9-|-8\4-|
Ab|---------------------------------------------|-----|
Eb|---------------------------------------------|-----|

Here's the live version:
eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------|
Gb|----6-7-6--6-7-6------4-5-7-5-4-------|
Db|-4---------------5--5-----------7-5---|
Ab|------------------------------------7-|
Eb|--------------------------------------|
                                       Final note
eb|------------------------------------|-----|
Bb|------------------------------------|-----|
Gb|----6-7-6--6-7-6-4------------------|-----|
Db|-4------------------7-5-4-7-5-4-7-5-|--4--|
Ab|------------------------------------|-----|
Eb|------------------------------------|-----|



Riff 5
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-6-------------6---------------|
Db|-4-444-444-444---4-4-4-444-444-|
Ab|-------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------|
      *** *** ***   * * * *** *** 
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-7---------------6---------4-4-|
Db|---4-4-4-444-444---4-4-4-0-2-2-|
Ab|-------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------|
      * * * *** ***   * * *


Riff 5a
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-9-------------9---------------|
Db|-7-777-777-777---7-7-7-777-777-|
Ab|-------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------|
      *** *** ***   * * * *** *** 
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|-10---------------9---------7-7-|
Db|----7-7-7-777-777---7-7-7-0-5-5-|
Ab|--------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------|
       * * * *** ***   * * *


Riff 6
eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|-5-----------4--4-4-4-------------|
Db|-3-3-333-553-2--2-2-2-3p2p0-------|
Ab|----------------------------3p2p0-|
Eb|----------------------------------|
      * *** ***       
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-5-----------4---------------|
Db|-3-3-333-553-2---------------|
Ab|----------------------2------|
Eb|----------------0-0-0-0--0-0-|
      * *** ***    * * *    * *
eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|-5-----------4--4-4-4-------------|
Db|-3-3-333-553-2--2-2-2-3p2p0-------|
Ab|----------------------------3p2p0-|
Eb|----------------------------------|
      * *** ***       
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|-5-----------4----------------|
Db|-3-3-333-553-2----------------|
Ab|------------------------------|
Eb|----------------0-0-0-0--//\\-|
      * *** ***    * * * *        


Riff 7 (Play 2x)
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------|
Db|-------------5---------------|
Ab|-2-----------3-3-3-333-333-0-|
Eb|-0-0-000-000-----------------|
      * *** ***   * * *** *** *
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------|
Db|-------------4----------------|
Ab|-2-----------2--2-5-3-2-------|
Eb|-0-0-000-000------------5-3-2-|
      * *** ***    * * * * * * *
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------|
Db|---------------------------|
Ab|-2-----------5-------5-5---|
Eb|-0-0-000-000-3-3-3-3-3-3-0-|
      * *** ***
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------|
Db|---------------------------|
Ab|-4--------5-3-0-3----2-----|
Eb|-2-2-2-2-----------0-0-0-0-|
             * * *    *   * *


Riff 7a (Solo Rhythm)
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------|
Db|-------------5---------------|
Ab|-2-----------3-3-3-333-333-0-|
Eb|-0-0-000-000-----------------|
      * *** ***   * * *** *** *
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------|
Db|-------------4---------------|
Ab|-2-----------2-2-2-222-222-0-|
Eb|-0-0-000-000-----------------|
      * *** ***   * * *** *** *
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------|
Db|---------------------------|
Ab|-2-----------5-------5-5---|
Eb|-0-0-000-000-3-3-3-3-3-3-0-|
      * *** ***
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------|
Db|---------------------------|
Ab|-4--------5-3-0-3----2-----|
Eb|-2-2-2-2-----------0-0-0-0-|
             * * *    *   * *
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------|
Db|-------------5---------------|
Ab|-2-----------3-3-3-333-333-0-|
Eb|-0-0-000-000-----------------|
      * *** ***   * * *** *** *
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------|
Db|-------------4---------------|
Ab|-2-----------2-2-2-222-222-0-|
Eb|-0-0-000-000-----------------|
      * *** ***   * * *** *** *
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------|
Ab|-2-----------5---------------|
Eb|-0-0-000-000-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0-|
      * *** ***
eb|-----------------------|
Bb|-----------------------|
Gb|-----------------------|
Db|-----------------------|
Ab|-4--------5-3-0-3----2-|
Eb|-2-2-2-2-----------0-0-|
             * * *    *

Solo
eb|-----------------------------------24-------|
Bb|----------15-13-12-13~-----------24-h-24----|
Gb|-------------------------------24-h----h-24-|
Db|------------------------14~--24-h---------h-|
Ab|-10~--9~----------------------h-------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------|

eb|-15-17-15----19~--------20-20-20-19-19-19-17-17-17-|
Bb|----------17------------20-20-20-19-19-19-17-17-17-|
Gb|-----------------16~-------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------------------|
                                                               
eb|-15-15-15-17-17-17-19-19-19----17~-|
Bb|-15-15-15-17-17-17-19-19-19-15-----|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------|

eb|-12tr15---------------------------------|
Bb|--------12tr15--15~----15-13-12-13~-----|
Gb|----------------16~---------------------|
Db|------------------------------------14~-|
Ab|----------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------|

eb|-17p15p12--------17p15p12--------17p15p12---------|
Bb|---------12h15h17--------12h15h17--------12h15h17-|
Gb|--------------------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------|

eb|-17p15p12--------------|
Bb|---------12h15h17-17~~-|
Gb|-----------------------|
Db|-----------------------|
Ab|-----------------------|
Eb|-----------------------|

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

eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------16h18h19-16h18h19-|
Db|-16h18h19-16h18h19-------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|  

eb|-------------------17h19h20-17h19h20-19~~-|
Bb|-17h19h20-17h19h20------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------|

End solo


Riff 8
Guitar 1
eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------4-----------2-----------4-----------2-----|
Eb|-2-222---2-2-3-333---3-3-2-222---2-2-3-333---3-3-|
    * ***   * * * ***   * * * ***   * * * ***   * *
eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------5-----------3-----------5-----------3-----|
Eb|-3-333---3-3-4-444---4-4-3-333---3-3-4-444---4-4-|
    * ***   * * * ***   * * * ***   * * * ***   * *

Guitar 2 (Comes in the second time)
eb|--------------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------6-----------4-----------6-----------4------|
Db|-4-444---4-4-5-555---5-5-4-444---4-4-5-555---5-5--|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------|
    * ***   * * * ***   * * * ***   * * * ***   * *
eb|--------------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------7-----------5-----------7-----------5------|
Db|-5-555---5-5-6-666---6-6-5-555---5-5-6-666---6-6--|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------|
    * ***   * * * ***   * * * ***   * * * ***   * *


Riff 9
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-9-----9-----9--10----10----1010-|
Ab|-7-777-7-777-7-7-7-777-7-777-7-7-|
Eb|---------------------------------|
      ***   ***   *   ***   ***
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-9-----9-----9-9-8-----8-----8-8-|
Ab|-6-666-6-666-6-6-6-666-6-666-6-6-|
Eb|---------------------------------|
      ***   ***       ***   ***
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-9-----9-----9--10----10----1010-|
Ab|-7-777-7-777-7-7-7-777-7-777-7-7-|
Eb|---------------------------------|
      ***   ***   *   ***   ***
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-9-----9-----9-9-8-----8-----8-|
Ab|-6-666-6-666-6-6-6-666-6-666-6-|
Eb|-------------------------------|
      ***   ***       ***   ***


Play Riff 2  "So on and on..."


Riff 2a (Solo Rhythm)
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|------4-5----5-5-----------------------|
Ab|-4----2-3-33-3-3-33-4----5-4----4-4----|
Eb|-2-22---------------2-22-3-2-22-2-2-22-|
      **     **     **   **     **     **      

Solo
eb|-------------------------|
Bb|-[slide fingers up neck]-|
Gb|-------------------------|
Db|-------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------|

eb|-14-13-12-11------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------15-14-13-12-------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------15-14-13-12--------------------|
Db|----------------------------------16-15-14-13-----16~-|
Ab|---------------------------------------------17-15----|
Eb|------------------------------------------------------|

eb|----------------------------------------------|
Bb|-20p19p18\17-19p18p17\16-18p17p16\15-17p16p15-|
Gb|----------------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------|

eb|----------------------------------------------|
Bb|-20p19p18\17-19p18p17\16-18p17p16\15-17p16p15-|
Gb|----------------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-20p19p18\17-19p18p17\16-18p17p16\15-17p16p15-17b19~-|
Gb|-----------------------------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------|

eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------11----|
Db|-------------------9-11-12----12-|
Ab|------------9-10-9---------------|
Eb|-10-9-10-12----------------------|
     * *  *  * *  * * *  *  * 
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|----------------17-19b20~-|
Gb|----------14-18-----a-----|
Db|-14-16-17-----------------|
Ab|--------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------|

eb|-0-14-17p15p14---------0-19p17p15---------|
Bb|--------------17p15p14-----------19p17p15-|
Gb|------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------|

eb|-0-17p15p14---------0-19p17p15-15h17-21b22r21~~-|
Bb|-----------17p15p14-----------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------|

End Solo


Ending
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------|
Ab|------2-3-333-3-32-------------------|
Eb|-2-22--------------2-22-3-2-222-2-20-|
    * ** * * *** * ** * ** * * *** * **  

Last time (Ending on DOP)   
eb|----------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------|
Db|----------------------------|
Ab|------2-3-333-3-32--------4-|
Eb|-2-22--------------2-22-3-2-|
    * ** * * *** * ** * ** *      

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