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Iced Earth:  When Stars Collide (Born Is He)

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

FIND EVERY ICED EARTH SONG AND
THE MOST UPDATED VERSION OF THIS SONG AT:

                        The Frozen Palace
                  http://abysslord.com/icedearth/

Date last modified:  12/30/07
  
PLEASE DO NOT COPY THIS TAB TO ANOTHER SITE 
WITHOUT AUTHORS' PERMISSION.  THANK YOU.

Tuning: All rhythm and leads, unless noted otherwise,
are done with a baritone tuned down a half step:
From low string to high (Bb Eb Ab Db F bb)


Intro:                             x2
Bb|---------------------------------|
F |---------------------------------|
Db|-9-9-----------------------------|
Ab|-9-9-----------------------------|
Eb|-7-7-----------------------------|
Bb|-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
        * * * * * * * * * * * * * *


Riff 1
Bb|----------------|
F |----------------|
Db|-9--------------|
Ab|-9--------------|
Eb|-7--------------|
Bb|----0-0-0-0-0-0-|
       * * * * * *
Bb|-----------------------|
F |-----------------------|
Db|-----------------------|
Ab|-10-----9---10----9-7--|
Eb|-12----10---12---10-9--|
Bb|-----0----0----0-------|
        *    *    *
   "Look unto..."
Bb|-----------------------|
F |-----------------------|
Db|-----------------------|
Ab|--9--9---7----9---7-5--|
Eb|-10-10---9---10---9-7--|
Bb|-------0---0----0------|
          *   *    *
   "A night that..."
Bb|---------------|
F |---------------|
Db|---------------|
Ab|-4----4--7--4--|
Eb|-5----5--9--5--|
Bb|---------------|
    "When stars collide..."


Riff 2                            x2
Bb|--------------------------------|
F |--------------------------------|
Db|-9------------------------------|
Ab|-9------------------------------|
Eb|-7------------------------------|
Bb|----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
       * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Guitar fill over Riff 2
Bb|---------------------|
F |---------------------|
Db|---------------------|
Ab|---------------------|
Eb|-10----(10)----(10)--|
Bb|---------------------|


Play Riff 1  "Pure mathematical..."


Riff 3
Guitar 1
Bb|--------------------------------|
F |--------------------------------|
Db|-9------------------------9---5-|
Ab|-9------------------------9---5-|
Eb|-7------------------------7---3-|
Bb|----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---0---|
       * * * * * * * * * * *   *
Bb|-----------------------------|
F |-----------------------------|
Db|-(5)------7---4------------9-|
Ab|-(5)------7---4------5-3---9-|
Eb|-(3)------5---2------5-3---7-|
Bb|--------0---0------0-3-1-0---|
           *   *      *     *
   "Forged in flames..."

Repeat the above, then:
Bb|----------------------------------|
F |----------------------------------|
Db|-9------------------------------9-|
Ab|-9----------------------12-12---9-|
Eb|-7----------------------10--9---7-|
Bb|----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------0---|
       * * * * * * * * * *       *
   "...guile."

Guitar fill over beginning of Riff 3
Bb|---------------------|
F |---------------------|
Db|---------------------|
Ab|---------------------|
Eb|-10----(10)----(10)--|
Bb|---------------------|


Riff 4
Bb|-----------------------------------|
F |-----------------------------------|
Db|-9--------9---9-9--9-------------7-|
Ab|-9--------9---9-9--9-----12-12---7-|
Eb|-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-----10--9---5-|
Bb|----------------------00-------0---|
       * * *   *         **       *
   "Born is he..."
Bb|-----------------------------------|
F |-----------------------------------|
Db|-7--------7---7-7--7-------------5-|
Ab|-7--------7---7-7--7-----12-12---5-|
Eb|-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-----10--9---3-|
Bb|----------------------00-------0---|
       * * *   *         **       *
   "...Clouding of man..."
Bb|--------------------------------|
F |--------------------------------|
Db|-5----------7----7------------9-|
Ab|-5----5-7-9-7----7----12-12---9-|
Eb|-3----3-5-7-5----5----10--9---7-|
Bb|-------------------00-------0---|
         * * *        **       *
   "...veneration..."

1st ending:
Bb|------------------------------------|
F |------------------------------------|
Db|-(9)------------------------------9-|
Ab|-(9)----------------------12-12---9-|
Eb|-(7)----------------------10--9---7-|
Bb|------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------0---|
         * * * * * * * * * *       *
   "...the end of man."

2nd ending:
Bb|-------------------------------|
F |-------------------------------|
Db|-(9)---------------------------|
Ab|-(9)----------------------5-3--|
Eb|-(7)----------------------5-3--|
Bb|------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-1--|
         * * * * * * * * * *
   "...the end of man."
 
Guitar fill over Riff 4 (Comes in halfway through)
Bb|--------------------|
F |------8--7----------|
Db|-9----------9-7--9--|
Ab|--------------------|
Eb|--------------------|
Bb|--------------------|


Riff 5
Guitar 1
Bb|-------------------------------|
F |-------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------|
Ab|------9--------9-7-----7-------|
Eb|-7-----------------10-------9--|
Bb|-------------------------------|

Bb|-------------------------|
F |-------------------------|
Db|-------------------------|
Ab|------7--------7-5-------|
Eb|-5-----------------9--7--|
Bb|-------------------------|

Guitar 2
Bb|------------------------------------|
F |------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------|
Ab|-------12--------12-10-9--10--------|
Eb|-10-----------------------------12--|
Bb|------------------------------------|

Bb|-----------------------------|
F |-----------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------|
Ab|------10--------10-9---------|
Eb|-9-------------------12--10--|
Bb|-----------------------------|


Repeat the above, then both guitars end with:
Bb|-----------------|
F |-----------------|
Db|-----------------|
Ab|---3-5---3--5----|
Eb|---3-5---3--5----|
Bb|-0-1-3-0-1--3--0-|
    *     *       *

Riff 6                            x2
Bb|--------------------------------|
F |--------------------------------|
Db|-9------------------------------|
Ab|-9------------------------------|
Eb|-7------------------------------|
Bb|----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
       * * * * * * * * * * * * * *


Play Riff 1   "Look unto..."
Play Riff 2
Play Riff 1   "Pure mathematical..."
Play Riff 3   "Forged in flames..."
Play Riff 4   "Born is he..."

Final time play this:
Bb|---------------------------------|
F |---------------------------------|
Db|-5----------7----7------------9\-|
Ab|-5----5-7-9-7----7----12-12---9\-|
Eb|-3----3-5-7-5----5----10--9---7\-|
Bb|-------------------00-------0----|
         * * *        **       *
   "...as we accelerate the end of man."


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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