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The Devil to Pay bass tab

THE DEVIL TO PAY (Bassline)
                            As recorded by Iced Earth
           (From the 2004 Album THE GLORIOUS BURDEN (GETTYSBURG 1863))

Words and Music by Jon Schaffer
Arranged by livingzombie & Russ Elton (webmaster@abysslord.com)
Transcribed by livingzombie

Gtr I (Eb Ab Db Gb) - 'Bass'

 Intro
  Q=112
 4/4
  Gtr I
  Wx23          E E E E E E E E
|-------------|-----------------|
|-------------|-----------------|
|-------------|---------3-2-----|
|-------------|---0-3-5-----3-5-|


   Chorus
    $
    $$
    Q  E E E E E E   +E  E E E +E  E E E
||-----------------|---------------------|
||o----------------|---------------------|
||o----------------|---------------------|
||--5--5-5-5-5-5-3-|-(3)-3-3-2-(2)-2-2-1-|


                             To Coda
  +E  E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   4x
|-------------------|-------------------||
|-------------------|------------------o||
|-------------------|-------------3-2--o||
|-(1)-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-1-1-1-1-0-3-------||


 Verse
  Q  E S S E E E S S   E E E S S E E E E
|--------------------|-------------------|
|--------------------|-------------------|
|--------------------|-------------------|
|-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-0-3-0-6-|


  +E  E E S S E E E S S   E E E S S E E E E
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-(6)-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-0-3-0-8-|


  +E  E E S S E E E S S   E E E S S E E E E
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-(8)-6-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-0-3-0-6-|


  +E  E E S S E E E E   +E  E E Q  E E E
|---------------------|------------------|
|---------------------|------------------|
|---------------------|------------------|
|-(6)-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-|-(0)-0-0-3--3-0-3-|


  +E  E E S S E E E S S   E E E S S E E E E
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-(3)s5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-0-3-0-6-|


  +E  E E S S E E E S S   E E E S S E E E E
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-(6)-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-0-3-0-8-|


  +E  E E S S E E E S S   E E E S S E E E E
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-(8)-6-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-0-3-0-6-|


  +E  E E S S E E E E   +E  E E Q  E E E
|---------------------|------------------|
|---------------------|------------------|
|---------------------|------------------|
|-(6)-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-|-(0)-0-0-3--3-0-3-|


  +E  E E S S E E E S S   E E E S S E E E E
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-(3)s5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-0-3-0-6-|


  +E  E E S S E E E S S   E E E S S E E E E
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-(6)-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-0-3-0-8-|


  +E  E E S S E E E S S   E E E S S E E E E
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-(8)-6-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-0-3-0-6-|


                                                       D.S.
                                                       D.S.
  +E  E E S S E E E E   +E  E E Q  E E E   E E E E E E E E
|---------------------|------------------|-------------------||
|---------------------|------------------|-------------------||
|---------------------|------------------|---------3-2-------||
|-(6)-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-|-(0)-0-0-3--3-3-3-|-3-0-3-5-----3-5---||


 2nd Chorus Ending
  &
  Q  E E E E E E   +E  E E E +E  E E E   +E  E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|----------------|---------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|----------------|---------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|----------------|---------------------|-------------------|-------------3-2-|
|-5--5-5-5-5-5-3-|-(3)-3-3-2-(2)-2-2-1-|-(1)-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-1-1-1-1-0-3-----|


 Harmony Section
  Q.=98
 12/8
                                    >
  W.              +W.              +W.              +W.
|---------------|----------------|----------------|--------|
|---------------|----------------|----------------|--------|
|---------------|----------------|----------------|--------|
|-5-------------|-(5)------------|-(5)------------|-(5)----|


                     Bridge
                  Q=142
                     4/4
  Wx35                Q  E E E E E E   +E  E E Q  E E E
|-----------------||-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------||o----------------|------------------|
|-----------------||o----------------|------------------|
|-----------------||--5--5-5-5-5-5-3-|-(3)-3-5-3--3-3-3-|


  Q  E E E E E E   +E  E E E E E E E
|----------------|---------------------||
|----------------|--------------------o||
|----------------|--------------------o||
|-5--1-1-1-1-5-0-|-(0)-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---||


    E E Q  E E S S E   Q  E Q  E Q    E E Q  E E S S E   Q  E Q  E Q
||-------------------|--------------|------------------|----------------||
||o------------------|--------------|------------------|---------------o||
||o------------------|-3------------|------------------|-7----7----7---o||
||--5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5-|----5-3--5-3--|-5-5-1--5-5-5-5-5-|----5----5------||


    E E Q   E E S S E   Q  E E E E E E   E E Q  E E S S E   Q  E E E E E E
||--------------------|----------------|------------------|------------------||
||o-------------------|----------------|------------------|-----------------o||
||o-----7\------------|-5--5-4-4-4-4-4-|-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2--o||
||--0-0-----0-0-0-0-0-|----------------|------------------|------------------||


    E E Q  E E S S E   Q  E Q  E Q    E E Q  E E S S E   Q  E Q  E Q
||-------------------|--------------|------------------|----------------||
||o------------------|--------------|------------------|---------------o||
||o------------------|-3------------|------------------|-7----7----7---o||
||--5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5-|----5-3--5-3--|-5-5-1--5-5-5-5-5-|----5----5------||


    E E Q   E E S S E   Q  E E E E E E   E E Q  E E S S E   Q  E E E E E E
||--------------------|----------------|------------------|------------------||
||o-------------------|----------------|------------------|-----------------o||
||o-----7\------------|-5--5-4-4-4-4-4-|-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2--o||
||--0-0-----0-0-0-0-0-|----------------|------------------|------------------||


   2nd Bridge
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E S S
||------------------|-------------------|
||o-----------------|-------------------|
||o-----------------|-------------------|
||--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E S S E E S S S S
|-----------------|-------------------------||
|-----------------|------------------------o||
|-----------------|------------------------o||
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---||


    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E S S
||------------------|-------------------|
||o-----------------|-------------------|
||o-----------------|-------------------|
||--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E S S E E S S S S
|-----------------|-------------------------||
|-----------------|------------------------o||
|-----------------|------------------------o||
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---||


    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E S S
||------------------|-------------------|
||o-----------------|-------------------|
||o-----------------|-------------------|
||--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E S S E E S S S S
|-----------------|-------------------------||
|-----------------|------------------------o||
|-----------------|------------------------o||
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---||


    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E S S
||------------------|-------------------|
||o-----------------|-------------------|
||o-----------------|-------------------|
||--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E S S E E S S S S
|-----------------|-------------------------||
|-----------------|------------------------o||
|-----------------|------------------------o||
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---||


 3rd Bridge
  H    E S S E E   +H     E S S E E   +H     E S S E E   +E  S S E Q  S S E E
|----------------|------------------|------------------|-----------------------|
|----------------|------------------|------------------|-----------------------|
|-0----0-0-0-0-3-|-(3)----3-0-2-3-5-|-(5)----5-5-5-0-8-|-(8)-8-8-8-7--7-7-5-0--|
|----------------|------------------|------------------|-----------------------|


    +H     E S S E E   +H     E S S E E
||-------------------|------------------|
||o------------------|------------------|
||o-(0)----0-0-0-0-3-|-(3)----3-0-2-3-5-|
||-------------------|------------------|


  +H     E S S E E   +E  S S E Q  S S E E
|------------------|-----------------------||
|------------------|----------------------o||
|-(5)----5-5-5-0-8-|-(8)-8-8-8-7--7-7-5-0-o||
|------------------|-----------------------||


  +H     E S S E E   +H     E S S E E   +H     E S S E E
|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|-(0)----0-0-0-0-3-|-(3)----3-0-2-3-5-|-(5)----5-5-5-0-8-|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|


                       Q=120
  +E  S S E Q  S S E E   +W           +W
|----------------------|------------|--------||
|----------------------|------------|--------||
|-(8)-8-8-8-7--7-7-5-0-|-(0)--------|-(0)----||
|----------------------|------------|--------||


 Final Verse
  Q=112
  Q  E S S E E E S S   E E E S S E E E E
|--------------------|-------------------|
|--------------------|-------------------|
|--------------------|-------------------|
|-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-0-3-0-6-|


  +E  E E S S E E E S S   E E E S S E E E E
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-(6)-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-0-3-0-8-|


  +E  E E S S E E E S S   E E E S S E E E E
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-(8)-6-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-0-3-0-6-|


  +E  E E S S E E E E   +E  E E Q  E E E
|---------------------|------------------|
|---------------------|------------------|
|---------------------|------------------|
|-(6)-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-|-(0)-0-0-3--3-0-3-|


  +E  E E S S E E E S S   E E E S S E E E E
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-(3)s5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-0-3-0-6-|


  +E  E E S S E E E S S   E E E S S E E E E
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-(6)-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-0-3-0-8-|


  +E  E E S S E E E S S   E E E S S E E E E
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-(8)-6-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-0-3-0-6-|


  +E  E E S S E E E E   +E  E E Q  E E E
|---------------------|------------------|
|---------------------|------------------|
|---------------------|------------------|
|-(6)-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-|-(0)-0-0-3--3-0-3-|


  +E  E E S S E E E S S   E E E S S E E E E
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-(3)s5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-0-3-0-6-|


  +E  E E S S E E E S S   E E E S S E E E E
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-(6)-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-0-3-0-8-|


  +E  E E S S E E E S S   E E E S S E E E E
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-(8)-6-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-0-3-0-6-|


  +E  E E S S E E E E   +E  E E Q  E E E   E E E E E E E E
|---------------------|------------------|-------------------||
|---------------------|------------------|-------------------||
|---------------------|------------------|---------3-2-------||
|-(6)-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-|-(0)-0-0-3--3-3-3-|-3-0-3-5-----3-5---||


   Out-Chorus
    Q  E E E E E E   +E  E E E +E  E E E
||-----------------|---------------------|
||o----------------|---------------------|
||o----------------|---------------------|
||--5--5-5-5-5-5-3-|-(3)-3-3-2-(2)-2-2-1-|


  +E  E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   7x
|-------------------|-------------------||
|-------------------|------------------o||
|-------------------|-------------3-2--o||
|-(1)-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-1-1-1-1-0-3-------||


  Q  E E E E E E   +E  E E E +E  E E E
|----------------|---------------------|
|----------------|---------------------|
|----------------|---------------------|
|-5--5-5-5-5-5-3-|-(3)-3-3-2-(2)-2-2-1-|


  +E  E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   W
|-------------------|-----------------|------*|
|-------------------|-----------------|------*|
|-------------------|-------------3-2-|------*|
|-(1)-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-1-1-1-1-0-3-----|-5----*|


Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
  - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <>  - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths


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