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Iced Earth tabs

Pure Evil guitar tab

Iced Earth:  Pure Evil

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

FIND EVERY ICED EARTH SONG AND
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                  http://abysslord.com/icedearth/

Date last modified:  April 24, 2003
  
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Tuning: Eb

NOTE:  Main solos are from the live version of this song.

Riff 1
Guitar 1                x2
eb|----------------------|
Bb|----------------------|
Gb|----------------------|
Db|-----------7-7--------|
Ab|-4----7----5-5----4-4-|
Eb|-2----5-----------2-2-|

Guitar 2                 x8
eb|-17---16---14----------|
Bb|---14---14---17-15-14--|
Gb|-----------------------|
Db|-----------------------|
Ab|-----------------------|
Eb|-----------------------|

Guitar 1                x2
eb|----------------------|
Bb|----------------------|
Gb|----------------------|
Db|------------4----5----|
Ab|-7----7--5--2----3--5-|
Eb|-5----5--3----------3-|


Guitar 2       x4            x4
eb|-17-13-------|-19-15-------|
Bb|-------17----|-------19----|
Gb|----------14-|----------16-|
Db|-------------|-------------|
Ab|-------------|-------------|
Eb|-------------|-------------|


Riff 2
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------|
Ab|-7---------------------5-7-8-|
Eb|-5-5-555-555-555-555-5-3-5-6-|
      * *** *** *** *** * * * *
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------|
Ab|-8--7---------------7------7-|
Eb|-6--5-5-555-5--6666-5-6666-5-|
         * *** *  ****   ****


Riff 3
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------|
Db|---------------------------|
Ab|-7---------------------8-8-|
Eb|-5-5-555-555-555-555-5-6-6-|
      * *** *** *** *** * 
    "Cannons pound..."
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------|
Ab|-8-7-------------------7------7-|
Eb|-6-5-5-555-555-5--6666-5-6666-5-|
        * *** *** *  ****   ****


Riff 4 (Play 2x)
eb|------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------|
Ab|-10----9----8--8--8-7---------------------|
Eb|--8----7----6--6--6-5-5-555-555-555-555-5-|
                         * *** *** *** *** * 
  "The seeds of hate..."
eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------|
Ab|-5-7-8-8--7---------------7------7-|
Eb|-3-5-6-6--5-5-555-5--6666-5-6666-5-|
    * * *      * *** *  ****   **** 


Play Riff 2
Play Riff 3   "For seven years..."
Play Riff 4   "We paint the sky..."


Riff 5
Gutiar 1
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-------------3h5-----8---5---7-|
Ab|-0-0-0-000-0-----0-0---0---0---|
Eb|-------------------------------|
    * * * *** *     * *   *   *    
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-------------3h5-----8---7---5-|
Ab|-0-0-0-000-0-----0-0---0---0---|
Eb|-------------------------------|
    * * * *** *     * *   *   * 

Guitar 2
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------11-8-10-|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-8-8-8-7-7-7-8-8-10-10---------|
Ab|-------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------|
    * * * * * * * *  *  *
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------11-10-8-|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-8-8-8-7-7-7-8-8-10-10---------|
Ab|-------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------|
    * * * * * * * *  *  *


Riff 6
Guitar 1                       x3
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------|
Db|-------9--7-3----------------|
Ab|-------7--5-3--------------6-|
Eb|-5-555---------5-555-777-5-4-|
    * ***         * *** *** *
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------|
Db|-------9--7-3--------------|
Ab|-------7--5-3--------------|
Eb|-5-555---------5-555-777-5-|
    * ***         * *** *** *

Guitar 2                               x3
eb|-8------12--8-----8------------------|
Bb|---10---------------10---121212-10-8-|
Gb|------9-------10-------9-------------|
Db|-------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|

eb|-8------12--8-----8----------------|
Bb|---10---------------10---121212-10-|
Gb|------9-------10-------9-----------|
Db|-----------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------|

Guitar 3                           x3
eb|---------------------------------| 
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|--------9------------------------|
Db|-10-7------10----10-7---999-7-6~-|
Ab|------7-------8-------7----------|
Eb|---------------------------------|

eb|------------------------------| 
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|--------9---------------------|
Db|-10-7------10----10-7---999-7-|
Ab|------7-------8-------7-------|
Eb|------------------------------|


Lead into next section (Clean):
eb|------0-|
Bb|-----0--|
Gb|----9---|
Db|---9----|
Ab|--7-----|
Eb|-0------|
  

Riff 7
Guitar 1 (Clean)                      x3
eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------|
Ab|--8--7--12--8--7-6-7---7--7-8-7---7-|
Eb|------------------------------------|

eb|--------------|
Bb|--------------|
Gb|--------------|
Db|--------------|
Ab|--8--7--12--8-|
Eb|--------------|

Guitar 2 (Distortion)
eb|-13--12--17--13--12-11-12----12-13-12-|
Bb|--------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|

eb|-13--12--17--13-|
Bb|----------------|
Gb|----------------|
Db|----------------|
Ab|----------------|
Eb|----------------|

Guitar 3 (Distortion)
eb|-17--15--20--17--15-14-15----15-17-15-|
Bb|--------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|

eb|-17--15--20--17-|
Bb|----------------|
Gb|----------------|
Db|----------------|
Ab|----------------|
Eb|----------------|


Lead into next section:
(Distortion)
eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------|
Db|-9-8-9------------9-10-9------------|
Ab|-7-6-7------------7--8-7------------|
Eb|-------000-0-0000--------000-0-0000-|
          *** * ****        *** * ****


Riff 8
eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------|
Db|-10-------9-------14-------10-------|
Ab|--8-------7-------12--------8-------|
Eb|----0-0-0---000-0----0-0-0----0-0-0-|
       * * *   *** *    * * *    * * *  
   "Feel the pain from the jackals wrath..."
eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------|
Db|-9-8-9------------9-10-9------------|
Ab|-7-6-7------------7--8-7------------|
Eb|-------000-0-0000--------000-0-0000-|
          *** * ****        *** * ****


Riff 9 (Solo Rhythm)
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------|
Ab|-3----3-2-----------------------|
Eb|-1-00-1-0--0-000-0-000-0-000-00-|
    * ** *    * *** * *** * *** ** 
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------|
Ab|-4----4-5-----------------------|
Eb|-2-00-2-3--3-333-3-333-3-333-33-|
    * ** *    * *** * *** * *** **

Final time
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|--------------------------|
Ab|-4----4-5---------------5-|
Eb|-2-00-2-3--3-333-3-33-0-3-|
    * ** *    * *** * ** * *


Solo               x4              x4
eb|-12p10p8---------|-10p8p7--------|
Bb|---------12p10p8-|--------10p8p7-|
Gb|-----------------|---------------| --> Play 2x
Db|-----------------|---------------|
Ab|-----------------|---------------|
Eb|-----------------|---------------|
              x8         x8
eb|-10h12p10p8-|-8h10p8p7-|
Bb|------------|----------|
Gb|------------|----------|
Db|------------|----------|
Ab|------------|----------|
Eb|------------|----------|
              x8            x4
eb|-10h12p10p8-|-8h10-10p8p7-|--7~-|
Bb|------------|-------------|--8~-|
Gb|------------|-------------|-----|
Db|------------|-------------|-----|
Ab|------------|-------------|-----|
Eb|------------|-------------|-----|

End solo


Riff 10
Guitar 1                  x4  
eb|------------------------|------------|
Bb|------------------------|------------|
Gb|------------------------|------------|
Db|-3-2-3--2~----3-2-3--5~-|--7-10-7-10-|
Ab|------------------------|--5--8-5--8-|
Eb|------------------------|------------|

Guitar 2                  x4  
eb|------------------------|------------|
Bb|------------------------|------------|
Gb|-5-4-5--4~----5-4-5--7~-|------------|
Db|------------------------|--7-10-7-10-|
Ab|------------------------|--5--8-5--8-|
Eb|------------------------|------------|


Riff 11 (Solo Rhythm, Play 2x)
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-9-------9-------9-------9-------|
Ab|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
Eb|---------------------------------|
      * * *   * * *   * * *   * * *
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------|
Db|-9-------9-------------------|
Ab|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-8-7-8-10--8-7-|
Eb|-----------------------------|
      * * *   * *
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-7-------7-------7-------7-------|
Ab|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
Eb|---------------------------------|
      * * *   * * *   * * *   * * *
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------|
Ab|-8-------8-----7--------7--7-|
Eb|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-5--5-5-5-5--5-|
      * * *   * *    * * *


Riff 11a (Solo Rhythm)
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-9-------------------------------|
Ab|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
Eb|---------------------------------|
      * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------|
Ab|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-8-7-8-10--8-7-|
Eb|-----------------------------|
    * * * * * * *
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-7-------7-------7-------7-------|
Ab|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
Eb|---------------------------------|
      * * *   * * *   * * *   * * *
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------|
Db|-----------------7-10-7-10-|
Ab|-8-------8-------5--8-5--8-|
Eb|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----------|
      * * *   * * *


Solo
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------9-9-9-9-|
Db|---------------------9-9-9-9---------|
Ab|-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10-----------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|
      * * *     *  *  *   * * *   * * * 
eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|-13-----12-----13-----12-----13---12--|
Gb|----9-9----9-9----9-9----9-9----9---9-|
Db|--------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|
       * *    * *    * *    * *    *   *
eb|-----------------13~--/15-12~~-|
Bb|-13b15-13-12-------------------|
Gb|-------------14~---------------|
Db|-------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------|
  
Repeat above

End solo

Riff 12
eb|-------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------4-444-5-555-|
Gb|-------------------5-555-4-444-------------|
Db|-------5-555-4-444-------------------------|
Ab|-7-777-------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------|

eb|----------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------4\-|
Gb|-4-444-5-555-5-555-4-444----|
Db|----------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------|


Play Riff 2
Play Riff 3    "The land on Earth..."
Play Riff 4    "We paint the sky..."
Play Riff 2
Play Riff 1
Play Riff 8    "Feel the pain..."

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