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Iced Earth tabs

Red Baron/Blue Max guitar tab

Iced Earth:  Red Baron/Blue Max

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

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Date last modified:  01/21/04
  
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Tuning: D (drop all strings a whole step)


Intro
d|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------|
G|-2h4-----5p4-----4p2-----2-4-5-4-|
D|-0h2-2-2-----2-2-----2-2-0-2-3-2-|
       * *     * *     * * * * * *
d|-------------------------|
A|-------------------------|
F|-------------------------|
C|-----------------5-4-----|
G|-2h4-----5p4-----3-2-0-5-|
D|-0h2-2-2-----2-2-------3-|
       * *     * * * * *


Riff 1
Guitar 1
d|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------|
G|-2h4-----5p4-----4p2-------------|
D|-0h2-2-2-----2-2-----2-2-0-2-3-2-|
       * *     * *     * * * * * *
d|-------------------------|
A|-------------------------|
F|-------------------------|
C|-------------------------|
G|-2h4-----5p4-----3-2-0-5-|
D|-0h2-2-2-----2-2-------3-|
       * *     * * * * *

Guitar 2
d|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
F|--------------------------------------|
C|-9/11-----12p11-----11p9--------------|
G|-7/-9-9-9-------9-9------9-9-7-9-10-9-|
D|--------------------------------------|
        * *       * *      * * * *  * *
d|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------|
C|-9/11-----12p11-----10-9---------|
G|-7/-9-9-9-------9-9------12-10~--|
D|---------------------------------|
        * *       * *


Riff 2
Guitar 1
d|---------------------------|
A|---------------------------|
F|---------------------------|
C|---------------------------|
G|-2-4-4--4--------4-7-7--7--|
D|-0-2-2--2--------2-5-5--5--|
   * * *           * * *
   "The son of a Major..."
d|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------|
C|----------------------------554-----------|
G|-7-9-9--9---10--10-10\9--9------7-5-7-5-4-|
D|-5-7-7--7----8---8--8\7--7----------------|
   * * *                      *** * * * *
   "...his name bestowed..."

Guitar 2
d|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|
F|--------------------------------|
C|-9-11-11--11-------11-14-14--14-|
G|-7--9--9---9--------9-12-12--12-|
D|--------------------------------|
   *  *  *            *  *  *
d|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------121211----------------|
C|-14-16-16--16----17--17-17\16--16---------14-12-14-12-11-|
G|-12-14-14--14----15--15-15\14--14------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
    *  *  *                           * * *  *  *  *  *


Play Riff 1
Play Riff 2   "One hundred miles an hour..."
Play Riff 1   "Red baron!"


Riff 3
Guitar 1
d|------------------------------|
A|------------------------------|
F|------------------------------|
C|-554------------554-----------|
G|-----7-5-7-5-4------7-5-7-5-4-|
D|------------------------------|
   *** * * * *    *** * * * *
d|-------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------|
C|-554-----554-----554-----------|
G|-----7-5-----7-5-----7-5-7-5-4-|
D|-------------------------------|
   *** * * *** * * *** * * * *

Guitar 2
d|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
F|-121211-----------------121211----------------|
C|--------14-12-14-12-11---------14-12-14-12-11-|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
    * * *  *  *  *  *      * * *  *  *  *  *
d|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
F|-121211-------121211-------121211----------------|
C|--------14-12--------14-12--------14-12-14-12-11-|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
    * * *  *  *  * * *  *  *  * * *  *  *  *  *



Riff 4
Guitar 1 (Play 2x)
d|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
F|--------------------------------------|
C|-------11-----12-----14-----12---11---|
G|-9-999----999----999----999----9----9-|
D|--------------------------------------|
     ***    ***    ***    ***    *    *
d|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
F|----------------------------------------------|
C|-11h12p11-9-11----------11h12p11-9-11---------|
G|---------------12-11-9----------------12-11-9-|
D|----------------------------------------------|
            *  *  *  *             *  *  *  *

Guitar 2
d|--------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
F|--------------------------9----7--4---/7-6--|
C|-4----7----9--7--9--11----------------------|
G|--------------------------7----5--2---/5-4--|
D|-2----5----7--5--7---9----------------------|



Riff 4a
Guitar 1 (Play 2x)
d|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------------------------|
C|-----------13--------14--------16--------14----13----|
G|-11-111111----111111----111111----111111----11----11-|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
       * * *     * * *     * * *     * * *     *     *
d|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
F|--------------------------------------------------|
C|-13h14p13-11-13-----------13h14p13-11-13----------|
G|----------------14-13-11-----------------14-13-11-|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
             *  *  *  *               *  *  *  *

Guitar 2
d|--------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
F|------4----6--4--6--8----11----9--6---/9-8--|
C|-6------------------------------------------|
G|------2----4--2--4--6-----9----7--4---/7-6--|
D|-4------------------------------------------|




Riff 5
Guitar 1
d|---------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------|
C|--------------11------------12-11-9----|
G|-9-999-12-999----999-12-999---------12-|
D|---------------------------------------|
     ***    ***    ***    ***

Guitar 2
d|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
F|--------------9------------11-9-7----|
C|-7-777-11-777---777-11-777--------11-|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
     ***    ***   ***    ***

Riff 5a
Guitar 1
d|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------13------------------14-13-11----|
G|-11-111111-14-111111----111111-14-111111----------14-|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
       * * *     * * *     * * *     * * *
Guitar 2
d|---------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
F|--------------11------------13-11-9----|
C|-9-999-13-999----999-13-999---------13-|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------|
     ***    ***    ***    ***


Play Riff 5
Play Riff 5a
Play Riff 4
Play Riff 4a
Play Riff 5
Play Riff 5a



Riff 6
Guitar 1
d|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------|
C|-----------------------------------|
G|-9999999999999999-7777777777777777-|
D|-----------------------------------|
   **************** ****************
  "The red battle..."
d|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------|
C|-----------------------------------|
G|-5555555555555555-4444444444444444-|
D|-----------------------------------|
   **************** ****************
  "...flyer..."
d|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------|
C|-----------------------------------|
G|-9999999999999999-7777777777777777-|
D|-----------------------------------|
   **************** ****************
  "Red like..."

1st ending
d|------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------|
C|------------------------------------|
G|-2222222222222222-44444444-77777777-|
D|------------------------------------|
   **************** ******** ********
  "Fire..."

2nd ending
d|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------|
C|-----------------------------------|
G|-2222222222222222-4444444444444444-|
D|-----------------------------------|
   **************** ****************
  "..aces!"

Guitar 2
d|-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------------|
C|-4----6----7----6--------4----6----9----6--|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|

Guitar 3
d|-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|
F|-2----4----6----4--------2----4----9----6--|
C|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|

Guitar 4
d|-------------------------------------------|
A|-10--12---14---12-------10---12---17---14--|
F|-------------------------------------------|
C|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|



Riff 3a
Guitar 1
d|------------------------------|
A|------------------------------|
F|------------------------------|
C|-554------------554-----------|
G|-----7-5-7-5-4------7-5-7-5-4-|
D|------------------------------|
   *** * * * *    *** * * * *
d|-------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------|
C|-554-------------------------5-|
G|-----7-5-775-4---554-----------|
D|---------------7-----7-5-7-5-3-|
   *** * * *** * * *** * * * *

Guitar 2 (Very low in the mix)
d|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
F|-121211-----------------121211----------------|
C|--------14-12-14-12-11---------14-12-14-12-11-|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
    * * *  *  *  *  *      * * *  *  *  *  *
d|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
F|-121211------------------------------------------|
C|--------14-12-141412-11----121211----------------|
G|------------------------14--------14-12-14-12-10-|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
    * * *  *  *  * * *  *  *  * * *  *  *  *  *



Play Intro
Play Riff 1   Solo Rhythm


Solo
d|--------7-9-10-9^-----------7-9-12^-| <-- not sure about the pinches
A|---------------a---------10------a--|
F|---7-11--------------6-9------------|
C|-9-----------------7----------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|
   * *  *            * * *
d|------------------------|
A|-------8-10/12/17\5/7~~-| <--loose slide
F|-----7------------------|
C|---9--------------------|
G|-9----------------------|
D|------------------------|
   * * *
d|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------12-15-14b15r14----14-12-14b15r14-12-14b15r14~-14b15r14~-|
F|-11-14-----------------11--------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|

d|-21-20-19-18----------------19-18-17-16----------------|
A|-------------22-21-20-19\18-------------20-19-18-17\16-|
F|-------------------------------------------------------|
C|-------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|

d|-18-17-16-15-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------19-18-17-16\15-20-19-18-17----------------|
F|----------------------------------------20-19-18-17\16-|
C|-------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|

d|-------15-19-------14-18-------13-17-------12-16-|
A|----15----------14----------13----------12-------|
F|-16----------15----------14----------13----------|
C|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|

d|-------14-------15-19b21r19--21-18-18b19r18~~--|
A|----14-------15--------------------------------|
F|-15-------16-----------------------------------|
C|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|

End Solo


Play Riff 2   "His British quarry..."
Play Riff 1   "Red Baron!"
Play Riff 3a

Ending:
d|-------|
A|-------|
F|-------|
C|-------|
G|--2-4--|
D|--0-2--|
    * *


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