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Iced Earth - Vengeance Is Mine tab

Band- Iced Earth
Song- Vengeance Is Mine
Album- The Dark Saga

Tuning: Eb

Riff 1
Guitar 1 (Distortion)    x4
eb|-----------------------|-----|
Bb|-----------------------|-----|
Gb|-----------------------|-----|
Db|-------------4---------|-----|
Ab|-2------2-2--2--2-2--3-|--2--|
Eb|-0------0-0-----0-0--1-|--0--|
           * *     * *     

Guitar 2 (Clean)
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-0-0-8p0-7p0-5p0-4p0-5p0-7h8-|
Gb|-----------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------|
                                        Final note
eb|---0-7p0-7p0-8p0-8p0-7p0-7p0-8p0-8p0-|--0--|
Bb|-0-----------------------------------|-----|
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|-------------3------------|
Ab|-------------3------3-----|
Eb|-0-000-0-000-1----1---1-3-|
    * *** * ***      * * * *
   "...of a man..."

Final time:
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|-------------3------------|
Ab|-------------3------3-----|
Eb|-0-000-0-000-1----1---1-0-|
    * *** * ***      * * * *

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|-3-2-2----2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3----3-3-|
Eb|-1-0-0-00-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-11-1-1-|
        * ** * * * * * * * * * ** * *  
  "...is mine..."
eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------|
Ab|-3-2-2----2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
Eb|-1-0-0-00-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
        * ** * * * * * * * * * * * * 

Guitar 2
eb|------------------------|
Bb|------------------------|
Gb|------------------------|
Db|-10--9--5~----10--9--2~-|
Ab|--------a---------------|
Eb|------------------------|
       


Play Riff 4   "For every young one..."


Riff 5a
Guitar 1
eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------|
Ab|-3-2-2----2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3----3-3-|
Eb|-1-0-0-00-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-11-1-1-|
        * ** * * * * * * * * * ** * *  
  "...is mine..."
eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------|
Ab|-3-2-2----2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---3-----|
Eb|-1-0-0-00-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-1---1-0-|
        * ** * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 

Guitar 2
eb|------------------------|
Bb|------------------------|
Gb|------------------------|
Db|-10--9--5~----10--9--2~-|
Ab|--------a------------a--|
Eb|------------------------|



Riff 6 (Solo Rhythm)
                   x3
eb|-----------------|-----------------|
Bb|-----------------|-----------------|
Gb|-----------------|-----------------|
Db|-3-----3-----3-3-|-3-----3-----3---|
Ab|-3-----3-----3-3-|-3-----3-----3---|
Eb|---1-1---1-1-----|---1-1---1-1---1-|
      * *   * *         * *   * *   *
                                   x2
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-4-------------------------------|
Ab|-2-----2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
Eb|---000-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
      ***   * *   * *   * * * * * *


Solo
eb|--------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-16b17-16~---------------16-16b17-16~---------------16\-|
Db|------------15--14~--15----------------15--14~--15------|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------------|

eb|------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-12--10-------------------12--10----------------------|
Gb|---------12\9--9\7--7--9----------12\7--7/9--9-(9)/12-|
Db|------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-16b17-16~---------------16-16b17-16~---------------16\-|
Db|------------15--14~--15----------------15--14~--15------|
Ab|----------------------a---------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-12--10-------------------12--10---------------------------|
Gb|---------12\9--9\7--7--9-------a--12\7--7/9--9-(9)/12\9-9~-|
Db|-----------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------|

End solo


Riff 7 (Solo Rhythm)               x3
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-----5-----4-----2-----3-----2/3-|
Ab|-----7-----5-----2-----3-----2/3-|
Eb|-0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0-----|
    * *   * *   * *   * *   * *
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-----5-----4-----2-----3-----2---|
Ab|-----7-----5-----2-----3-----2---|
Eb|-0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-|
    * *   * *   * *   * *   * *   *
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------|
Db|-3----------5--------2/3-2/3-|
Ab|-3----------5--------2/3-2/3-|
Eb|------1-111------3-0---------|
         * ***      * *

Final time:
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------|
Db|-3----------5----5-----------|
Ab|-3----------5----5-----3-----|
Eb|------1-111--------0-1---1-3-|
         * ***          * * * *


Solo
Guitar 1
eb|-15p12----15p14----15h19p15h19-17-15----------------------|
Bb|-------12-------12-------------------19-15h19p15h19-17-15-|
Gb|----------------------------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-15p12----15p14----15h19p15h19-17-15-14~--(14)\-|
Bb|-------12-------12------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------|

eb|-15p12----15p14----15h19p15h19-17-15-----------------------|
Bb|-------12-------12-------------------19-15h19p15h19-17-15\-|
Gb|-----------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-7----------8-----10-----|
Bb|-10b12~----11b13--13b15~-|
Gb|-------------------------|
Db|-------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------|

Repeat the above, then play:

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

eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|------12~----13-15~---/17-13~---/15-12~-|
Gb|-/16\-----------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------|


Guitar 2 (Comes in the 2nd time)
eb|-19p15----19p17----19h22p19h22-20-19----------------------|
Bb|-------15-------15-------------------22-19h22p19h22-20-19-|
Gb|----------------------------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-19p15----19p17----19h22p19h22-20-19-17~--(17)\-|
Bb|-------15-------15------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------|

eb|-19p15----19p17----19h22p19h22-20-19-----------------------|
Bb|-------15-------15-------------------22-19h22p19h22-20-19\-|
Gb|-----------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-10--------12-----14-----|
Bb|-13b15~----15b17--17b19~-|
Gb|-------------------------|
Db|-------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------|

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

eb|-/22-------------------------------------|
Bb|------15~----17-19~---/20-17~----/19-15~-|
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|--------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-16b17-16~---------------16-16b17-16~---------------16\-|
Db|------------15--14~--15----------------15--14~--15------|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------------|

eb|------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-12--10-------------------12--10----------------------|
Gb|---------12\9--9\7--7--9----------12\7--7/9--9-(9)/12-|
Db|------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-16b17-16~---------------16-16b17-16~---------------16\-|
Db|------------15--14~--15----------------15--14~--15------|
Ab|----------------------a---------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-12--10-------------------12--10---------------------------|
Gb|---------12\9--9\7--7--9-------a--12\7--7/9--9-(9)/12\9-9~-|
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
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