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Iced Earth tabs

When the Eagle Cries guitar tab

Iced Earth:  When The Eagle Cries

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

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Tuning: Eb

Riff 1 (12 string acoustic)
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------0--|
Gb|-----------0---------------0----|
Db|-----4---4---4-------4---4------|
Ab|---2---2-------2---2---2--------|
Eb|-0---------------0--------------|

eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------0--|
Gb|-----------0---------------0----|
Db|-----4---4---4-------4---4------|
Ab|---2---2-------2---2---2--------|
Eb|-0---------------0--------------|

eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|------0------------2---------|
Db|---2-----2------4------4-----|
Ab|-3----------3-5-----------5--|
Eb|-----------------------------|



Riff 2 (Distortion)
Guitar 1
eb|-----------------|
Bb|-----------------|
Gb|-----------------|
Db|-----------2--2--|
Ab|-2----2----3--3--|
Eb|-0----0----------|
   "...cries..."
eb|---------------------|
Bb|---------------------|
Gb|-----------7--7--7-7-|
Db|-4----4----5--5--5-5-|
Ab|-5----5--------------|
Eb|---------------------|
   "Blood will flow..."

Final chord:
eb|-----|
Bb|-----|
Gb|-----|
Db|-----|
Ab|--2--|
Eb|--0--|
   "...cries..."

Guitar 2
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|------12-10-----12-10-----|
Gb|-9----------12--------12--|
Db|--------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-10------------------10--------|
Gb|----11-7---------12------12-11-|
Db|-------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------|

Final note:
eb|-----|
Bb|-----|
Gb|--9--|
Db|-----|
Ab|-----|
Eb|-----|

Guitar 3
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|-------15-13-12--15-13-12--|
Gb|-12------------------------|
Db|---------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-13-10-----------12--13--12-10-|
Gb|-------11----------------------|
Db|-------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------|

Final note:
eb|------|
Bb|------|
Gb|--12--|
Db|------|
Ab|------|
Eb|------|



Play Riff 1   "Out of the ashes..."
Play Riff 2   "...cries..."



Riff 3 (Solo Rhythm)
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------|
Ab|-2------2--------2---2--------|
Eb|-0--0-0-0--0-0-3-3-3-3--3-3-0-|
       * *    * * *   *    * * *
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------|
Ab|-5------5--------5--5--------|
Eb|-2--2-2-2--2-2-2-3--2--3-3-0-|
       * *    * * *       * * *
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------|
Ab|-2------2--------2---2--------|
Eb|-0--0-0-0--0-0-3-3-3-3--3-3-0-|
       * *    * * *   *    * * *
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------|
Ab|-5------5--------5--5--------|
Eb|-2--2-2-2--2-2-2-3--2--3-3-0-|
       * *    * * *       * * *
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------|
Db|-2------2------2------2------|
Ab|-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-|
Eb|-----------------------------|
       * *    * *    * *    * *
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|-4------4-------(9)--(7)--| <-- harmony guitar
Ab|-5--5-5-5--5-5--10----9---|
Eb|--------------------------|
       * *    * *


Solo
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|-9~~----(9)~~----11-12~----11-12-|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|

eb|---------------------------|
Bb|-/15--13--12h13------------|
Gb|----------------14~--(14)\-|
Db|---------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------|

eb|-----14-----15-----17-19b20r19-17-19~~-|
Bb|-/15----/17----/19---------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------|

eb|-17\15-17b19r17~----17b19-17-15-17b19-17~-15-|
Bb|---------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------------|

eb|-20b22-20--19-20-17~~-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------22b24--22b24r22-20-22-20-19-20~~-|
Gb|----------------------------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------------|

eb|----------------------------------------22~--22b24r22~--(22)\-|
Bb|-19-20-20~--19-20-20~--19-20-22~--19-20-----------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|----14-15-14-----------------------------|
Bb|-15----------15\12-10\7-8-7--------------|
Gb|----------------------------7------------|
Db|------------------------------7----------|
Ab|--------------------------------10-9-7~--|
Eb|-----------------------------------------|

End Solo


Play Riff 2   "...cries..."


Song fades out, background solo buried in mix.



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