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Iced Earth tabs

Travel in Stygian guitar tab

Iced Earth:  Travel In Stygian

transcribed by:  Russ Elton (webmaster@abysslord.com)
     edited by:  Vassilis Androutsopoulos (Billy_270@hotmail.com)
                 Stefanos Danakos (slaytanic_gr@yahoo.com)

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Date last modified:  April 24, 2003
  
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Tuning: Eb

Riff 1
Guitar 1
eb|-------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------|
Db|-------------------------|
Ab|-------4-444-2-222-5-555-|
Eb|-2-222-------------------|
    * *** * *** * *** * ***
eb|-------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------|
Db|-------------------------|
Ab|-------4-444-2-222-4-2---|
Eb|-2-222-----------------3-|
    * *** * *** * *** * * *

Guitar 2 (After awhile)
eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------|
Ab|-4----------7-----------5-----------4-|
Eb|-2----------5-----------3-----------2-|


Riff 2
Guitar 1
eb|-------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------|
Ab|-4--------5--------4-------------7-------5-|
Eb|-2----2-0-3----3-0-2----2-0-5555-5--3333-3-|
         * *      * *      * * ****    **** 

Guitar 2
eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|----7-------------------8-7---------|
Gb|------6--5h6p5h6p5p0---------8-7----|
Db|-4-------------------5-----------8\-|
Ab|------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------|

eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|----7-------------------------------|
Gb|------6--5h6p5h6p5p0----------------|
Db|-4-------------------7777-7--5555-5-|
Ab|------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------|
                        ****    ****

Riff 3
Guitar 1                           x2
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|-----4-----2---5---4-----4-5-4---|
Eb|-2-2---222---2---2---222-------5-|
    * *   ***   *   *   ***        x2
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|-----5-----3---6---5-----5-6-5---|
Eb|-3-3---333---3---3---333-------6-|
    * *   ***   *   *   ***

Guitar 2 (after three reptitions of the above riff)
                                   x2
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-----4-----2---5---4-----4-5-4---|
Ab|-------------------------------5-|
Eb|-2-2---222---2---2---222---------|
    * * * *** * * * * * *** * * * *
                                   x2
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-----5-----3---6---5-----5-6-5---|
Ab|-------------------------------6-|
Eb|-3-3---333---3---3---333---------|
    * * * *** * * * * * *** * * * *


Riff 4
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------|
Db|---------------------------|
Ab|---------4-------7-------5-|
Eb|-2-2-2-2-2--5555-5--3333-3-|
    * * * *    ****    ****
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------|
Db|---------------------------|
Ab|---------4-------7-------5-|
Eb|-2-222-2-2--5555-5--3333-3-|
    * *** *    ****    ****


Riff 3a                            x2
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|-----4-----2---5---4-----4-5-4---|
Eb|-2-2---2-2---2---2---2-2-------5-|
    * *   * *   *   *   * *
   "Through the flames..."         x2
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|-----5-----3---6---5-----5-6-5---|
Eb|-3-3---3-3---3---3---3-3-------6-|
    * *   * *   *   *   * *


Play Riff 4


Riff 5
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|-2h4-----------------------------|
Eb|-0h2-2-222-222-222-222-222-222-2-|
        * *** *** *** *** *** *** *
    "Was all of it..."
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------|
Ab|-2h4-------------2-4-5-7--5--7-|
Eb|-0h2-2-222-222-0-0-2-3-5--3--5-|
        * *** *** * * * * 

Riff 6
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------|
Ab|------4----4-4-------2----2-2-|
Eb|-2222-2--2-2-2--0000-0--0-0-0-|
    ****    *      ****    *
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------|
Ab|------5----5-5-------4----4-4-|
Eb|-3333-3--3-3-3--2222-2--2-2-2-|
    ****    *      ****    *
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|-2h4-----------------------------|
Eb|-0h2-2-222-222-222-222-222-222-2-|
        * *** *** *** *** *** *** *
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|-2h4-----------------------------|
Eb|-0h2-2-222-222-222-222-222-222-0-|
        * *** *** *** *** *** *** *
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------|
Ab|------4----4-4-------2----2-2-|
Eb|-2222-2--2-2-2--0000-0--0-0-0-|
    ****    *      ****    *
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------|
Ab|------5----5-5-------4----4-4-|
Eb|-3333-3--3-3-3--2222-2--2-2-2-|
    ****    *      ****    *


Riff 7                                   x2
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|-12\11---------------9-----------------|
Ab|-10\-9-9-999-999-999---9-12p9-10-10-10-|
Eb|---------------------------------------|
          * *** *** * *   *          *  * 
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|------9----------12------7----------12-|
Ab|-7777-7-10101010-10-5555-5-10101010-10-|
Eb|---------------------------------------|
    ****    * * * *    ****    * * * * 


Riff 8
The harmonics are played with a clean tone
Guitar 1                 x2                
eb|-----------------------|-----------------|
Bb|-----------------------|-----------------|
Gb|-------12----------12--|-----------------|
Db|-----12------5---12----|--4----2----5----|
Ab|-2-----------3---------|--2----0----3--5-|
Eb|-0---------------------|---------------3-|
         h h         h h
                                 
eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------|
Db|-------5-----------5-----4----2----5----|
Ab|-2-----3-----2-----3-----2----0----3--5-|
Eb|-0-----------0------------------------3-|
   "On the night that it came to me..."
eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------|
Db|-------5-----------5-----4----2----5----|
Ab|-2-----3-----2-----3-----2----0----3--5-|
Eb|-0-----------0------------------------3-|

eb|----------------------|
Bb|----------------------|
Gb|----------------------|
Db|-------5-----------5--|
Ab|-2-----3-----2-----3--|
Eb|-0-----------0--------|

Guitar 2  (not on the DOP version)
eb|---------0-------0-----0--------|
Bb|-------8---8-------8------8-----|
Gb|-----9-------9-------9------9---|
Db|---9-----------9--------------9-|
Ab|-7------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------|

eb|---------0-------0-----0--------|
Bb|-------4---4-------4------4-----|
Gb|-----5-------5-------5------5---|
Db|---5-----------5--------------5-|
Ab|-3------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------|

eb|---------0-------0-----0--------|
Bb|-------8---8-------8------8-----|
Gb|-----9-------9-------9------9---|
Db|---9-----------9--------------9-|
Ab|-7------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------|

eb|---------0-------0-----0--------|
Bb|-------4---4-------4------4-----|
Gb|-----5-------5-------5------5---|
Db|---5-----------5--------------5-|
Ab|-3------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------|
(the following bar not played the final time)
eb|---------0------------------------|
Bb|-------3---3----------------------|
Gb|-----4-------4--------2-----------|
Db|---4-----------4----2---0---2-----|
Ab|-2----------------0-------3-----2-|
Eb|------------------------------3---|


Riff 9
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-5-5-----|
Ab|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-3-3-5-5-|
Eb|-----------------------------3-3-|
      * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 
   "...that's, when I saw my destiny."


Riff 10
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------|
Db|----------------4-5-4--9--9-9-|
Ab|---------2------2-3-2--7--7-7-|
Eb|-000-0-0-0-0000---------------|
    *** * *   ****   * *
   "Travel, in Stygian..."
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------|
Db|----------------4-5-4--9--7-7-|
Ab|---------2------2-3-2--7--5-5-|
Eb|-000-0-0-0-0000---------------|
    *** * *   ****   * *    
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------|
Db|----------------4-5-4--9--9-9-|
Ab|---------2------2-3-2--7--7-7-|
Eb|-000-0-0-0-0000---------------|
    *** * *   ****   * *
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|------4------4----4------2------2----2-|
Ab|-5555-5-5555-5-55-5-3333-3-3333-3-33-3-|
Eb|---------------------------------------|
    ****   ****   **   ****   ****   **


Riff 11
Guitar 1
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|------------101010-9-7-9--7----|
Ab|-777-7-7-7------------------10-|
Eb|-------------------------------|
    *** * *
    "Ohh..."
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------|
Db|------------777-5-4-5--7-5-4-|
Ab|-555-5-5-5-------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------|
    *** * *

Guitar 2 (After a couple repitions of the above)
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|------------999-7----7-------|
Db|------------------10----10-9-|
Ab|-777-7-7-7-------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------|
    *** * *
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|------------555-4---4--5-4---|
Db|------------------7--------7-|
Ab|-555-5-5-5-------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------|
    *** * *


Riff 12
Guitar 1
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|------9------9----9------9------9----9-|
Ab|-7777-7-7777-7-77-7-7777-7-7777-7-77-7-|
Eb|---------------------------------------|
    ****   ****   **   ****   ****   ** 
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|----------12----------12------12-|
Ab|-10101010-10-10101010-10-1010-10-|
Eb|---------------------------------|
     * * * *     * * * *     * *
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|----------14----------14------14-|
Ab|-12121212-12-12121212-12-1212-12-|
Eb|---------------------------------|
     * * * *     * * * *     * *

Guitar 2 (Comes in the second time)
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-------------------5--------7--|
Ab|-2--------5--------3--------5--|
Eb|-0--------3--------------------|


Riff 12a
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|------9------9----9------9------9----9-|
Ab|-7777-7-7777-7-77-7-7777-7-7777-7-77-7-|
Eb|---------------------------------------|
    ****   ****   **   ****   ****   ** 
eb|------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------------|
Db|----------12----------12------12----------14----------|
Ab|-10101010-10-10101010-10-1010-10-12121212-12----------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------\\\\\\\-|
     * * * *     * * * *     * *     * * * *   Pick through the slide


Riff 13 (Solo Rhythm)
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------|
Ab|------2------2----2------2------2----2-|
Eb|-0000-0-0000-0-00-0-0000-0-0000-0-00-0-|
    ****   ****   **   ****   ****   **
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------|
Eb|-3333-3-3333-3-33-3-2222-2-2222-2-22-2-|
    **** * ****   **   ****   ****   **


Solo
eb|-14t10p7-15t10p7-17t10p7-15t10p7-|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|

eb|-14t10p7-15t10p7-19t10p7-17t10p7-|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|

eb|-14t10p7-15t10p7-17t10p7-15t10p7-|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|

eb|-14t10p7-19t10p7-17t10p7-15t10p7-|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|

Repeat the above bars again, then:

eb|-------------15~-----------------19b20r19~--17--19\-|
Bb|-17----15--15-------17--15-17-----------------20----|
Gb|---------16-----------16------16--------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------------------------15-14-|
Bb|-12---------12-15----15------------------15/17-------|
Gb|-------14-12-----------12-16-14/16-16/17-------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------|

End solo

Riff 14
Guitar 1                           x2 
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------4-|
Ab|-2222-3333-2222-0000-2222-3200-2-|
Eb|---------------------------------|
    **** **** **** **** **** ****  x2 
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------4-|
Eb|-2222-3333-2222-0000-2222-3200-2-|
    **** **** **** **** **** ****

Guitar 2 (Only on Stormrider version)
eb|-19t15p12-20t15p12-19t15p12-17t15p12-|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------| ----|
Db|-------------------------------------|     |
Ab|-------------------------------------|     |
Eb|-------------------------------------|     |
                                              |--> Play 2x
eb|-19t15p12-20t15p12-19t15p12-19t15p12-|     |
Bb|-------------------------------------|     |
Gb|-------------------------------------|     |
Db|-------------------------------------| ----|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-19t15p12-20t15p12-19t15p12-17t15p12-|
Gb|-------------------------------------| ----|
Db|-------------------------------------|     |
Ab|-------------------------------------|     |
Eb|-------------------------------------|     |
                                              |--> Play 2x
eb|--------------------------------------|    |
Bb|-19t15p12-20t15p12-19t15p12-19t15p12\-|    |
Gb|--------------------------------------|    |
Db|--------------------------------------| ---|
Ab|--------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|

End solo


Riff 15
Guitar 1
eb|----------------------|
Bb|----------------------|
Gb|----------------------|
Db|----------------------|
Ab|-4--4-4--4-4--4-2-4-5-|
Eb|-2--2-2--2-2--2-0-2-3-|
    *  * *  * *  * * * * 
   "The henchman awaits you..."

Guitar 2 (Comes in after awhile, use delay)
eb|-------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------|
Db|-12-10-9-10----7-9-10-9--|
Ab|-------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------|
   "It's time..."
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------|
Db|----7-9-7--------------------|
Ab|-10----------10-9-7-10-9-7-9-|
Eb|-----------------------------|

Rif 16
eb|------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------|
Db|-7-5-4-5----2-4-5-4-----------------------------|
Ab|-5-3-2-3----0-2-3-2----5-7-9-7----5-4-2-5-4-2-4-|
Eb|-----------------------3-5-7-5----3-2-0-3-2-0-2-|
    * * *      * * *      * * *      * * * * * * 

Play Riff 5    "Riding on the hot winds of hell..."
Play Riff 6    "...me!"
Play Riff 7
Play Riff 10   "Travel, in Stygian..."

Ending:
eb|-----------|
Bb|-----------|
Gb|-----------|
Db|-----------|
Ab|---------2-|
Eb|-000-0-0-0-|
    *** * * 


12-string acoustic ending
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|-4h5p4---4----------------------|
Db|-------7---7-5-----4--5-------2-|
Ab|----------------7--------3------|
Eb|--------------------------------|

eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------|
Gb|-4h5p4---4------------------4--5--4-|
Db|-------7---7-5-----4--5--7----------|
Ab|----------------7-------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------|


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