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Blind Guardian - Valhalla tab

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VALHALLA
As recorded by Blind Guardian
(From the 1989 Album FOLLOW THE BLIND)


Transcribed by Drimascus_God_Of_Thunder

 Words and Music by Blind Guardian

 

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Rythm1'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Rythm2'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Lead1'
Gtr IV (E A D G B E) - 'Lead2'
Gtr V (E A D G B E) - 'Outro Guitar'


   Pre-Verse
    Q=174
    E5                D5              C5
   4/4
    Gtr I
    PM|     PM|         PM--|   PM--|
    e e E E e e E E   S S S S S S S S Q  E E
||------------------|------------------------|
||o-----------------|------------------------|
||------------------|-----------------5------|
||------3p2-----3p2-|-7-------7-------5--2h3-|
||o-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3------|
||--0-0-----0-0-----|------------------------|


  E5                D5              C5
  PM|     PM|         PM--|   PM--|
  e e E E e e E E   S S S S S S S S Q  E E    4x
|-----------------|---------------------------||
|-----------------|--------------------------o||
|-----------------|-----------------5---------||
|-----3p2-----3p2-|-7-------7-------5--2h3----||
|-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3--------o||
|-0-0-----0-0-----|---------------------------||


   Verse
    E5                              C5
    E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
||--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
||o-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|-5-----------------------------|
||--2-----------------------------|-5-----------------------------|
||o-2-----------------------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
||--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-------------------------------|


  D5                              B5
  E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------------------------------|---------------------------------||
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------o||
|-7-----------------------------|-4-------------------------------||
|-7-----------------------------|-4-------------------------------||
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--o||
|-------------------------------|---------------------------------||


  E5                              C5
  E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-9-----------------------------|-5-----------------------------|
|-9-----------------------------|-5-----------------------------|
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|


  D5                              G5                   F#5 E5D5
  E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S    E  S  S  S  S  S  S  Q  E E
|-------------------------------|------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|------------------------------|
|-7-----------------------------|-12-------------------11--9-7-|
|-7-----------------------------|-12-------------------11--9-7-|
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--9--7-5-|
|-------------------------------|------------------------------|


  E5                              C5
  E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-9-----------------------------|-5-----------------------------|
|-9-----------------------------|-5-----------------------------|
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|


  D5                              B5
  E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-7-----------------------------|-4-------------------------------|
|-7-----------------------------|-4-------------------------------|
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|
|-------------------------------|---------------------------------|


  E5                              C5
  E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-9-----------------------------|-5-----------------------------|
|-9-----------------------------|-5-----------------------------|
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|


  D5                              G5                   F#5 E5D5
  E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S    E  S  S  S  S  S  S  Q  E E
|-------------------------------|------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|------------------------------|
|-7-----------------------------|-12-------------------11--9-7-|
|-7-----------------------------|-12-------------------11--9-7-|
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--9--7-5-|
|-------------------------------|------------------------------|


  C5
  E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-5-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-5-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
|-------------------------------|---------------------------------|


  B5
  E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-4-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-4-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|-------------------------------|---------------------------------|


   Pre-Bridge
    E5                D5              C5
    PM|     PM|         PM--|   PM--|
    e e E E e e E E   S S S S S S S S Q   E E
||------------------|-------------------------|
||o-----------------|-------------------------|
||------------------|-----------------5-------|
||------3p2-----3p2-|-7-------7-------5---2h3-|
||o-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-------|
||--0-0-----0-0-----|-------------------------|
|
|   Gtr II
|   PM|     PM|       PM--|           PM|
|   e e E E e e E E   e   e   E   E   e e E E
||------------------|-------------------------|
||o-----------------|-------------------------|
||------------------|-------------------------|
||------3p2-----3p2-|---------3p==2-------2h3-|
||o-----------------|-5---5-----------3-3-----|
||--0-0-----0-0-----|-------------------------|


  E5                D5              C5
  PM|     PM|         PM--|   PM--|
  e e E E e e E E   S S S S S S S S Q   E E
|-----------------|--------------------------||
|-----------------|-------------------------o||
|-----------------|-----------------5--------||
|-----3p2-----3p2-|-7-------7-------5---2h3--||
|-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-------o||
|-0-0-----0-0-----|--------------------------||
|
| PM|     PM|       PM--|           PM|
| e e E E e e E E   e   e   E   E   e e E E
|-----------------|--------------------------||
|-----------------|-------------------------o||
|-----------------|--------------------------||
|-----3p2-----3p2-|---------3p==2-------2h3--||
|-----------------|-5---5-----------3-3-----o||
|-0-0-----0-0-----|--------------------------||


   Bridge
    A5         D5         C5         E5
    W          W          W          W     4x
||-----------|----------|----------|-------||
||o----------|----------|----------|------o||
||--2--------|-7--------|-5--------|-9-----||
||--2--------|-7--------|-5--------|-9-----||
||o-0--------|-5--------|-3--------|-7----o||
||-----------|----------|----------|-------||


   Guitar Break
    A5
     W                    +W
||----------------------|--------------------|
||o---------------------|--------------------|
||---2------------------|-(2)----------------|
||---2------------------|-(2)----------------|
||o--0------------------|-(0)----------------|
||----------------------|--------------------|
|
|   Gtr III
|    Q   E  Q   E  E  E    Q    E  Q   E  Q
||-------------------10-|-12---10------------|
||o-10--12-13--12-13----|---------13--12-10--|
||----------------------|--------------------|
||----------------------|--------------------|
||o---------------------|--------------------|
||----------------------|--------------------|
|
|   Gtr IV
|    Q   E  Q   E  E  E    Q    E  Q   E  Q
||---------12-----12-13-|-15---13-12---------|
||o-13--15-----15-------|-------------15-13--|
||----------------------|--------------------|
||----------------------|--------------------|
||o---------------------|--------------------|
||----------------------|--------------------|


  G#5                 E5
   W                   W
|-------------------|--------------------||
|-------------------|-------------------o||
|-------------------|--------------------||
|--6----------------|--2-----------------||
|--6----------------|--2----------------o||
|--4----------------|--0-----------------||
|
|  Q   E  Q   E  Q     Q   E  Q   E  Q
|-------------------|--------------------||
|--9--10-12--10--9--|-------------------o||
|-------------------|--9--10-12--10--9---||
|-------------------|--------------------||
|-------------------|-------------------o||
|-------------------|--------------------||
|
|  Q   E  Q   E  Q     Q   E  Q   E  Q
|-------------------|--------------------||
|-12--13-15--13-12--|-------------------o||
|-------------------|-13--14-16--14-13---||
|-------------------|--------------------||
|-------------------|-------------------o||
|-------------------|--------------------||


   Chorus
    A5         E5         G5         F5
    W          W          W          W     4x
||-----------|----------|----------|-------||
||o----------|----------|----------|------o||
||--2--------|----------|----------|-------||
||--2--------|-2--------|-5--------|-3-----||
||o-0--------|-2--------|-5--------|-3----o||
||-----------|-0--------|-3--------|-1-----||


  F5                              E5
  E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-3-----------------------------|-2-----------2-----------2--------|
|-3-----------------------------|-2-----------2-----------2--------|
|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|


   Solo
    A5         E5         G5         F5
    W          W          W          W
||-----------|----------|----------|-------||
||o----------|----------|----------|------o||
||--2--------|----------|----------|-------||
||--2--------|-2--------|-5--------|-3-----||
||o-0--------|-2--------|-5--------|-3----o||
||-----------|-0--------|-3--------|-1-----||


    A5                              E5
    E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
||--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
||o-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
||--2-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
||--2-----------------------------|-2-----------------------------|
||o-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-----------------------------|
||--------------------------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|


  G5                              F5
  E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------||
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------o||
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------||
|-5-----------------------------|-3------------------------------||
|-5-----------------------------|-3-----------------------------o||
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--||


   Chorus
    A5         E5         G5         F5
    W          W          W          W     4x
||-----------|----------|----------|-------||
||o----------|----------|----------|------o||
||--2--------|----------|----------|-------||
||--2--------|-2--------|-5--------|-3-----||
||o-0--------|-2--------|-5--------|-3----o||
||-----------|-0--------|-3--------|-1-----||


   Interlude
    F5
     S S S S S S S S  S S S S S S S S    S S S S S S S S  S S S S S S S S
||------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
||o-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
||------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
||--10---------------10---------------|-10---------------10---------------|
||o--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
||------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|


 1.,2.,3.
  A5
       PM--------|        PM--------|
       |-3-| |-3-|        |-3-| |-3-|
  H    e e e e e e   H    e e e e e e     4x
|------------------|----------------------||
|------------------|---------------------o||
|-2----------------|-2--------------------||
|-2----------------|-2--------------------||
|-0----0-2-3-5-3-2-|-0----0-2-3-5-3-2----o||
|------------------|----------------------||


  4.
  E5
  W          +W
|----------|--------|
|----------|--------|
|-9--------|-(9)----|
|-9--------|-(9)----|
|-7--------|-(7)----|
|-0--------|-(0)----|


   Pre-Verse
    E5                D5              C5
    PM|     PM|         PM--|   PM--|
    e e E E e e E E   S S S S S S S S Q  E E
||------------------|------------------------|
||o-----------------|------------------------|
||------------------|-----------------5------|
||------3p2-----3p2-|-7-------7-------5--2h3-|
||o-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3------|
||--0-0-----0-0-----|------------------------|


  E5                D5              C5
  PM|     PM|         PM--|   PM--|
  e e E E e e E E   S S S S S S S S Q  E E
|-----------------|-------------------------||
|-----------------|------------------------o||
|-----------------|-----------------5-------||
|-----3p2-----3p2-|-7-------7-------5--2h3--||
|-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3------o||
|-0-0-----0-0-----|-------------------------||


   Bridge
    A5         D5         C5         E5
    W          W          W          W     4x
||-----------|----------|----------|-------||
||o----------|----------|----------|------o||
||--2--------|-7--------|-5--------|-------||
||--2--------|-7--------|-5--------|-2-----||
||o-0--------|-5--------|-3--------|-2----o||
||-----------|----------|----------|-0-----||


   Chorus
    A5         E5         G5         F5
    W          W          W          W
||-----------|----------|----------|-------||
||o----------|----------|----------|------o||
||--2--------|----------|----------|-------||
||--2--------|-2--------|-5--------|-3-----||
||o-0--------|-2--------|-5--------|-3----o||
||-----------|-0--------|-3--------|-1-----||


    A5                              E5
    E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
||--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
||o-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
||--2-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
||--2-----------------------------|-2-----------------------------|
||o-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-----------------------------|
||--------------------------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|


  G5                              F5
  E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------||
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------o||
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------||
|-5-----------------------------|-3------------------------------||
|-5-----------------------------|-3-----------------------------o||
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--||


  F5                              E5
  E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-3-----------------------------|-2-----------2-----------2--------|
|-3-----------------------------|-2-----------2-----------2--------|
|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|


    A5         E5         G5         F5
    W          W          W          W     3x
||-----------|----------|----------|-------||
||o----------|----------|----------|------o||
||--2--------|----------|----------|-------||
||--2--------|-2--------|-5--------|-3-----||
||o-0--------|-2--------|-5--------|-3----o||
||-----------|-0--------|-3--------|-1-----||


  A5                        Am
              >
  W          +W             +W
|----------|-------------||----------------|
|----------|-------------||----------------|
|-2--------|-(2)---------||-(2)------------|
|-2--------|-(2)---------||-(2)------------|
|-0--------|-(0)---------||-(0)------------|
|----------|-------------||----------------|
|
| Gtr V
| W           H.      Q      Q.   E +H
|----------|-------------||-------0-(0)----|
|----------|-------------||----------------|
|----------|----------0--||--2-------------|
|----------|-------------||----------------|
|----------|-------------||--0-------------|
|----------|-------------||----------------|
                             W


  Em               G               F
  +W               W               W
|----------------|---------------|---------------|
|----------------|---------------|---------------|
|-(2)------------|---------------|---------------|
|-(2)------------|---------------|---------------|
|-(0)------------|---------------|---------------|
|----------------|---------------|---------------|
|
|  Q   E Q  E Q    Q  E E E Q  E   Q  E Q  E Q
|----------------|-------------0-|-0-------------|
|------0-0--1----|------0-1-3----|----3-3--1-0---|
|-------------0--|----2----------|---------------|
|----------------|---------------|---------------|
|----------------|---------------|---------------|
|--0-------------|-3-------------|-1-------------|
   W               W               W


  Am              Em             G
  Gtr V
  Q.   E +H       Q  E Q  E Q    Q  E E E Q  E
|------0-(0)----|--------------|-------------0-|
|---------------|----0-0--1----|------0-1-3----|
|-2-------------|-----------0--|----2----------|
|---------------|--------------|---------------|
|-0-------------|--------------|---------------|
|---------------|-0------------|-3-------------|
  W               W              W


  G              Am
  Q  E Q  E Q     W          +W
|-0------------|-^0--------|-(0)----*|
|----3-3--1-0--|-^1--------|-(1)----*|
|--------------|-^2--------|-(2)----*|
|--------------|-^2--------|-(2)----*|
|--------------|-^0--------|-(0)----*|
|-1------------|-----------|--------*|
  W




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Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
 - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <> - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
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