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Iced Earth tabs

Winter Nights guitar tab

Iced Earth:  Winter Nights

transcribed by: Vassilis Androutsopoulos (Billy_270@hotmail.com)
                Russ Elton (webmaster@abysslord.com)

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Date last modified:  April 28, 2003
  
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Tuning: Standard

Riff 1
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------4/5\4-----------4/5\4---|
A|-2-------2/3\2---2-------2/3\2---|
E|-0-0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-0-------0-|
     * * *       *   * * *       *  
1st, 2nd, 3rd ending
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------2-4-2---2---------|
D|---------4/5\4-------5---5-3-5-3-|
A|-2-------2/3\2-------------------|
E|-0-0-0-0-------------------------|
     * * * 
4th ending
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------2-4-2---2-------------2-----------|
D|---------4/5\4-------5---5-3-5-0-3-5---5-3-3-5-0-|
A|-2-------2/3\2-----------------------------------|
E|-0-0-0-0-----------------------------------------|
     * * * 


Riff 2                                x3
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-9------------10--10-10---11---10----|
A|-7--7-777-777--8---8--8-88-8-88-8-88-|
E|-------------------------------------|
      * *** ***           **   **   ** 
  "I feel, you'll see..."
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|-9-------------------------|
A|-7--7-777------------------|
E|----------8-7-6~--6-6-6-6\-|
      * ***         * * * 
  "...and dead..."


Riff 3 (Solo Rhythm, Guitar 2 plays top notes)
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-(5--------5-4--------4)-|
A|--7--------7-5--------5--|
E|-------------------------|
  "Look up to the sky..."

Acoustic fill over Riff 3
e|-----0----------0-|
B|---0----------0---|
G|------------------|
D|------------------|
A|-7----------5-----|
E|------------------|


Solo
e|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------7-9-9-7h9~--9-7---------------------------------------|
D|----7-9-----------------9-7-9~--7h9-7h9p7-5--5-5-7-5-5h7p5-4~-|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-\\-----------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----7-9-9-7h9~--9-7----------------------------------------7~-|
D|-5/7-----------------9-7-9~--7h9-7h9p7-5--5-5-7-5-5h7p5-4~-----|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|-----8-----7~--8-----7~--8--------------------|
G|-7/9---9---------9---------9----9b11r9-7h9-7~-|
D|---------9---------9---------9----------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

e|------7----------7----------7-----|
B|-8/10---8---10~----8---10~----8---|
G|----------9----------9----------9-|
D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------7-7-7-8-8-8-10-10-10-12~-|
B|-------------7-7-7-8-8-8-10-10-10--------------------------|
G|-7-7-7-9-9-9-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|

End solo

Play Riff 1
Play Riff 2    "If you find..."

Riff 4 
Guitar 1                    x2
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|-9----9/10-10--10\7-7--7/9-|
A|-7----7/-8--8---8\5-5--5/7-|
E|---------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|-9----9/10-10--10\7-7--7\5-5----5/7-7----7/9-|
A|-7----7/-8--8---8\5-5--5\3-3----3/5-5----5/7-|
E|---------------------------------------------|


Guitar 2 (Comes in later)    x2
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|-9~---9-10-12-10-9----9-10--|
D|-------------------12-------|
A|----------------------------|
E|----------------------------|
                                               Final note
e|---------------------------------------------|------|
B|---------------------------------------------|------|
G|-9~---9-10-12-10-9----9-10-------------------|--9\--|
D|-------------------12------10----10-12----12-|------|
A|---------------------------------------------|------|
E|---------------------------------------------|------|

Guitar 3 (comes in last time)
                             x2
e|----------------------------|
B|-8~---8-10-12-10-8--7-8--10-|
G|----------------------------|
D|----------------------------|
A|----------------------------|
E|----------------------------|
                                               Final note
e|---------------------------------------------|------|
B|-8~---8-10-12-10-8--7-8-10--5-----5--7-----7-|--8\--|
G|---------------------------------------------|------|
D|---------------------------------------------|------|
A|---------------------------------------------|------|
E|---------------------------------------------|------|
 

Riff 5                                 x3
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|-9--------------10---10-----7----7----|
A|-7--7-777-777-0--8-88-8--0--5-55-5-0--|
E|--------------------------------------|
      * *** *** *    
e|------------------|
B|------------------|
G|------------------|
D|-5----5-7----7----|
A|-3----3-5----5-2--|
E|-3----3-5----5-0--|        


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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