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Iced Earth tabs

Vengeance Is Mine guitar tab

Iced Earth:  Vengeance Is Mine

transcribed by:  Russ Elton (webmaster@abysslord.com)
     edited by:  Stefanos Danakos (slaytanic_gr@yahoo.com)
       solo by:  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 (Distortion)    x4
eb|-----------------------|-----|
Bb|-----------------------|-----|
Gb|-----------------------|-----|
Db|-------------4---------|-----|
Ab|-2-----------2-------3-|--2--|
Eb|-0------0-0-----0-0--1-|--0--|
           * *     * *     

Guitar 2 (Clean w/ delay)
eb|----------------------------|
Bb|-0--8p0-7p0-5p0-4p0-5p0-7h8-|
Gb|----------------------------|
Db|----------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------|
                                        Final note
eb|---0-7p0---0-8p0---0-7p0---0-8p0---0-|------|
Bb|-0-------0-------0-------0-------0---|--5~--|
Gb|-------------------------------------|------|
Db|-------------------------------------|------|
Ab|-------------------------------------|------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|------|



Lead into next section:
eb|---------|
Bb|---------|
Gb|---------|
Db|---------|
Ab|---3-----|
Eb|-1---1-3-|
    * * * * 


Riff 2 (Distortion)
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------3-----|
Eb|-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-1---1-3-|
    * *** * *** * *** * *** * * * * 
   "Hear now this story..."
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|--------------------------|
Ab|-------------3------3-----|
Eb|-0-000-0-000-1----1---1-3-|
    * *** * ***      * * * *
   "...of a man..."


Riff 3
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|-3-----3-----3---4-----4-----4---|
Eb|---111---111---1---111---111---1-|
    * *** * *** * * * *** * *** * *
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|-1-----1-----1---3---3-----3-----|
Eb|---111---111---1---1---111---1-3-|
    * *** * *** * * * * * *** * * *


Play Riff 2   "Profane to humanity..."


Riff 4
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|-3-----3-----3-3-4-----4-----4-4-|
Eb|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|
      * *   * *       * *   * *
   "For all the young lives..."
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|-1-----1-----1---3---3-----------|
Eb|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-111-1-1-1-|
      * *   * *   *   *   *** * * *
   "Fear now you shall obtain..."


Riff 5
Guitar 1
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|-3\2-----------------------------|
Eb|-1\0-0-000-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-111-1-|
        * *** * * * * * * * * *** *  
  "...is mine..."
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------|
Ab|-3\2---------------------------------|
Eb|-1\0-0-000-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-1-1-1-|
        * *** * * * * * * * * * * * * * 

Guitar 2
eb|----------------------|
Bb|----------------------|
Gb|-5--4--------5-4------|
Db|-------5~---------2~~-|
Ab|-------a----------a---|
Eb|----------------------|
       


Play Riff 4   "For every young one..."
Play Riff 5   "...is mine..."


Riff 6 (Solo Rhythm)
                   x4                                x2
eb|-----------------|---------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------|---------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------|---------------------------------|
Db|-3-----3-----3\2-|-2-----2-----2-----2-------------|
Ab|-3-----3-----3\2-|-2-----2-----2-----2-------------|
Eb|---1-1---1-1-----|---000---0-0---0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-|
      * *   * *         ***   * *   * *   * * * * * *

Solo
eb|----------------------------------------------|
Bb|-12b13-12-----------12-12b13-12-----------12\-|
Gb|----------10--9--10-------------10--9--10-----|
Db|----------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------|
                                                Last time
eb|---------------------------------------------|------|
Bb|-12--10----------------12--10----------------|------|
Gb|---------12--9\--7--9----------12\--7--9--12-|--9~--|
Db|---------------------------------------------|------|
Ab|---------------------------------------------|------|
Eb|---------------------------------------------|------|

End solo


Riff 7 (Solo Rhythm)               x4
eb|---------------------------------|--------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|--------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|--------------------------|
Db|-----5-----4-----2-----3-----2/3-|-3--------5-------2/3-2/3-|
Ab|-----7-----5-----2-----3-----2/3-|-3--------5-------2/3-2/3-|
Eb|-0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0-----|---1-111-----3-3----------|
    * *   * *   * *   * *   * *         * ***     * * 

Solo
Guitar 1
eb|-15p12----15p14----19p15-19p15-17-15-------------------|
Bb|-------12-------12-------------------19p15-19p15-15-12-|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-15p12----15p14----19p15-19p15-17-15-14~-|
Bb|-------12-------12-----------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------|

eb|-15p12----15p14----19p15-19p15-17-15-------------------|
Bb|-------12-------12-------------------19p15-19p15-15-12-|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------|

eb|----------------------|
Bb|-12-------14----15----|
Gb|-14b16----16b18-17b19-|
Db|----------------------|
Ab|----------------------|
Eb|----------------------|

Repeat the above, then play:

eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|-9----11-12----14-11----12-14-|
Db|------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------|
Gb|-16-/16----17-19----21-17----19-19\16-|
Db|--------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|


Guitar 2 (Comes in the 2nd time)
eb|-19p15----19p17----24p19-24p19-20-19-------------------|
Bb|-------15-------15-------------------22p19-22p19-19----|
Gb|----------------------------------------------------19-|
Db|-------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-19p15----19p17----24p19-24p19-20-19-17~-|
Bb|-------15-------15-----------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------|

eb|-19p15----19p17----24p19-24p19-20-19-------------------|
Bb|-------15-------15-------------------22p19-22p19-19----|
Gb|----------------------------------------------------19-|
Db|-------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------|

eb|----------------------|
Bb|-15-------17----19----|
Gb|-17b19----19b21-21b23-|
Db|----------------------|
Ab|----------------------|
Eb|----------------------|

eb|-15----17-19----20-17----19-20-|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------|

eb|-22----------------------------------|
Bb|----15----17-19----20-17----19-19\15-|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|

End Solo


Play Riff 2   "I shall do..."
Play Riff 4   "For all the young lives..."
Play Riff 5   "...is mine..."
Play Riff 4   "For every young one..."
Play Riff 5   "...is mine..."

Guitar fill over ending chorus:
eb|----------------------------------------------|
Bb|-12b13-12-----------12-12b13-12-----------12\-|
Gb|----------10--9--10-------------10--9--10-----|
Db|----------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------|
                                                Last time
eb|---------------------------------------------|------|
Bb|-12--10----------------12--10----------------|------|
Gb|---------12--9\--7--9----------12\--7--9--12-|--9~--|
Db|---------------------------------------------|------|
Ab|---------------------------------------------|------|
Eb|---------------------------------------------|------|

End guitar fill


Play Riff 1   


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