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Iced Earth tabs

The Last Laugh guitar tab

Iced Earth:  The Last Laugh

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

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Date last modified:  April 24, 2003
  
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Tuning: Eb

Riff 1
eb|-----------------------|
Bb|-----------------------|
Gb|-----------------------|
Db|-9--------12--------10-|
Ab|-7--------10---------8-|
Eb|-----------------------|

Final time
eb|-----------------------|
Bb|-----------------------|
Gb|-----------------------|
Db|-9--------12-----------|
Ab|-7--------10-----------|
Eb|------------------//\\-|


Riff 2
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------|
Ab|-2------------------------------|
Eb|-0-0000000000000000000000000000-|
      ****************************
   "My personal quest..."
eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------|
Ab|-5-4------4-3------3-2--------------|
Eb|-3-2-0000-2-1-0000-1-0-000000000000-|
        ****     ****     ************



Riff 3
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------|
Ab|-2------------------------------|
Eb|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0000-|
      * * * * * * * * * * * * **** 
   "I am your father..."
eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------|
Ab|-5-4------4-3------3-2-------------|
Eb|-3-2-0000-2-1-0000-1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
        ****     ****     * * * * * * 
   "I've taken..."


Play Riff 1
Play Riff 2   "In your hour of darkness..."
Play Riff 3   "I am your father..."

Lead into next section:
eb|-----|
Bb|-----|
Gb|-----|
Db|-----|
Ab|-----|
Eb|--0--|
     

Riff 4
eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------|
Eb|-00000000000000000000000000000000-|
    ********************************
   "Extending..."                     Final chord
eb|-----------------------------------|-----|
Bb|-----------------------------------|-----|
Gb|-----------------------------------|-----|
Db|-----------------------------------|-----|
Ab|-----------------------------------|--2--|
Eb|-3333333333333333-1111111111111111-|--0--|
    **************** ****************
   "...now you rise..."


Riff 5
Guitar 1
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------|
Ab|----3--2-------3--2-------3--2-------3-|
Eb|-00-1--0----00-1--0----00-1--0----00-1-|
    **         **         **         **       
   "My new born son..."
                            x2
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|--------------------------|
Ab|-2----2-----2-----2-----3-|
Eb|-0-00-0--00-0--00-0--00-1-|
      **    **    **    **   
   "Fly now and do battle..."

Guitar 2 (Clean)
eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-------7-----7-5-7-------7-----7-5-|
Gb|---4h5---5-4---------4h5---5-4-----|
Db|-----------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------|
Eb|-0-----------------0---------------|


Riff 6 (Solo Rhythm)
eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------3-|
Eb|-0--000--000--00-1111-0--000--000--00-1-|
    *  ***  ***  ** **** *  ***  ***  ** 

Solo
eb|----------------12-13-15-12-13-15-13b15r13-----|
Bb|--------------13---------------------------12~-|
Gb|------12-14-15---------------------------------|
Db|-14-15-----------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------|

eb|-20-19-17-15-17-19p17p15-19-17-15-14-14-15-17-15~\-|
Bb|---------------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------12-13-12-13-15-13b15r13-/19~-|
Bb|--------------13-15-----------------------------|
Gb|------12-14-15----------------------------------|
Db|-14-15------------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------|

eb|-22p20p19p17\15-17-19-20p19p17p15\14-17-19-17~\-|
Bb|------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------|

eb|--------------|
Bb|-/15--15/17~~-|
Gb|--------------|
Db|--------------|
Ab|--------------|
Eb|--------------|

End Solo


Play Riff 1
Play Riff 2    "In your hour of darkness..."
Play Riff 3    "I am your father..."
Play Riff 4    "Extending..."
Play Riff 3

Ending:
eb|-----------------------|
Bb|-----------------------|
Gb|-----------------------|
Db|-----------------------|
Ab|-5-4------4-3------3-2-|
Eb|-3-2-0000-2-1-0000-1-0-|
        ****     ****     

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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