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Iced Earth - Curse The Sky tab

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Band- Iced Earth
Song- Curse The Sky
Album- Iced Earth

Tuning: Eb

Riff 1 (Clean)
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------0-------|
Db|-------9----------7----------4----4----|
Ab|-----7----------7----------5--------5\-|
Eb|-000--------000--------000-------------|

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

Guitar 2 (Comes in the second time)
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------0-------|
Gb|-------7----------6----------2----2----|
Db|-----5----------5----------4--------4\-|
Ab|---------------------------------------|
Eb|-000--------000--------000-------------|

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


Riff 2 (Distortion)
Guitar 1
eb|------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------0-------|
Db|-------9----9-------7----7------4----4----|
Ab|-----7-7----7-----7-5----5----5--------5\-|
Eb|-000----------000-----------0-------------|
    ***          ***           * * *
   "Eyes of fire..."
eb|--------------|
Bb|--------------|
Gb|-----0--------|
Db|---2----------|
Ab|-3------------|
Eb|-------2--3-2-|
    * *

Guitar 2 (Comes in after lyrics)
eb|------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------7~---------7b9-7~----------0-------|
Db|-----5--------------------------4----4----|
Ab|------------------------------5--------5\-|
Eb|-000----------000-----------0-------------|
    ***          ***           * * *
eb|--------------|
Bb|--------------|
Gb|-----0--------|
Db|---2----------|
Ab|-3------------|
Eb|-------2--3-2-|
    * *


Riff 3
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|----------------------7-9----9\-|
Ab|------------2---------5-7----7\-|
Eb|-0-0-0-0--0-0----0-00-----------|
    * * * *  *      * **                  x2
eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------|
Db|-7--7----12-12-11--11\-9----9\----------|
Ab|-5--5----10-10--9---9\-7----7\-2--------|
Eb|-------------------------------0----0-0-|
                                       * *
           "Fire eyes, curse the skies..."
eb|----------------------|
Bb|----------------------|
Gb|----------------------|
Db|-7--7----12-12-11--11-|
Ab|-5--5----10-10--9---9-|
Eb|----------------------|
      "You detest the faker..."


Riff 4
Guitar 1                          x3
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|-------------9------------------|
Ab|-10---9--9------7---------------|
Eb|----0------0-------00-3-2-0-0-0-|
       *      *       ** * * * * *
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|-------------9------------------|
Ab|-10---9--9------7-------------2-|
Eb|----0------0-------00-3-2-0-0-0-|
       *      *       ** * * * *

Guitar 2                          x3
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------|
Ab|--7---5--5---9------------------|
Eb|----0------0----8--00-3-2-0-0-0-|
       *      *       ** * * * * *
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------|
Ab|--7---5--5---9----------------2-|
Eb|----0------0----8--00-3-2-0-0-0-|
       *      *       ** * * * * 


Riff 5
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------|
Db|-9-----------10---------------|
Ab|-7------------8---------------|
Eb|---0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
      * * * * *    * * * * * * *
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-9-----------10----14\12-10/12-|
Ab|-7------------8----12\10--8/10-|
Eb|---0-0-0-0-0-----0-------------|
      * * * * *     *
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-9-----------10---------12-11-10-|
Ab|-7------------8---------10--9--8-|
Eb|---0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0----------|
      * * * * *    * * * *
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-9-----------10----14\12-10/12-|
Ab|-7------------8----12\10--8/10-|
Eb|---0-0-0-0-0-----0-------------|
      * * * * *     *


Play Riff 5  "Eyes, lies..."


Riff 6 (Solo Rhythm, Play 2x)
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|-9--------9/10--7----7/9--|
Ab|-7----7-7-7/-8--5----5/7--|
Eb|--------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------|
Db|-4----7----7/9-9----9\7--7\5-|
Ab|-2----5----5/7-7----7\5--5\3-|
Eb|-----------------------------|


Solo
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------|

eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------|

eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------|

End Solo


Riff 7 (Play 2x)
Guitar 1
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|-9--------9/10--7--------7/9--4--------|
Db|---------------------------------------|
Ab|-7----7-7-7/-8--5----5-5-5/7--2----2-2-|
Eb|---------------------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------|
Gb|-4/7--7------7/9--9------9\7-----7\5-----|
Db|-----------------------------------------|
Ab|-2/5--5--5-5-5/7--7--7-7-7\5-5-5-5\3-3-3-|
Eb|-----------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
eb|----------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------|
Db|-5----5-5-5/7--4----4-4-4/5--7----7-7-7/9-9-9-|
Ab|----------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------------|
Db|-12-12-12/14-14--14-14-14\12-12-12-12\10-10-|
Ab|--------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------|


Riff 8 (Solo Rhythm, Play 2x)
eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------|
Db|-9----9----9----9/10--7----7----7----7/9-|
Ab|-7-77-7-77-7-77-7/-8--5-55-5-55-5-55-5/7-|
Eb|-----------------------------------------|
      **   **   **         **   **   **     
eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-4----4----4/7----7----7/9----9----9\7----7\5----|
Ab|-2-22-2-22-2/5-55-5-55-5/7-77-7-77-7\5-55-5\3-33-|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------|
      **   **     **   **     **   **     **     **


Solo
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------|

eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------|

eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------|

End Solo


Riff 9
Guitar 1
eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------|
Gb|-9----9----9----9/10--7----7----7----7/9-|
Db|-----------------------------------------|
Ab|-7-77-7-77-7-77-7/-8--5-55-5-55-5-55-5/7-|
Eb|-----------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-4----4----4/7----7----7/9----9----9\7----7\5----|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-2-22-2-22-2/5-55-5-55-5/7-77-7-77-7\5-55-5\3-33-|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------|
     
Guitar 2
eb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-5-55-5-55-5-55-5/7--4-44-4-44-4-44-4/5--7-77-7-77-7/9-99-9-|
Ab|------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------------|
Db|-12-12-12/14-14--14-14-14\12-12-12-12\10-10-|
Ab|--------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------|


Riff 3a
eb|-------------------|
Bb|-------------------|
Gb|-------------------|
Db|---------7-9----9\-|
Ab|-2-------5-7----7\-|
Eb|-0----00-----------|
         **                               x2
eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------|
Db|-7--7----12-12-11--11\-9----9\----------|
Ab|-5--5----10-10--9---9\-7----7\-2--------|
Eb|-------------------------------0----0-0-|
                                       * *
           "Tattered times..."
eb|----------------------|
Bb|----------------------|
Gb|----------------------|
Db|-7--7----12-12-11--11-|
Ab|-5--5----10-10--9---9-|
Eb|----------------------|
      "There's no more..."


Play Riff 4
Play Riff 5  "Eyes, lies..."

Riff 5a (Solo Rhythm)
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------|
Db|-9-----------10---------------|
Ab|-7------------8---------------|
Eb|---0-000-0-0----0-0-000-0-0-0-|
      * *** * *    * * *** * * *
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-9-----------10----14\12-10/12-|
Ab|-7------------8----12\10--8/10-|
Eb|---0-000-0-0-----0-------------|
      * *** * *     *
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-9-----------10---------12-11-10-|
Ab|-7------------8---------10--9--8-|
Eb|---0-000-0-0----0-0-0-0----------|
      * *** * *    * * * *
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-9-----------10----14\12-10/12-|
Ab|-7------------8----12\10--8/10-|
Eb|---0-000-0-0-----0-------------|
      * *** * *     *


Solo
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------|

eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------|

eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------|

End Solo


Ending
Guitar 1 (Distortion)
eb|----------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------|
Db|--9----[let ring]-----------------------------|
Ab|--7-----------------------------------------2-|
Eb|--------------------------------------------0-|

Guitar 2 (Clean)
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------0-------|
Db|-------9----------7----------4----4----|
Ab|-----7----------7----------5--------5\-|
Eb|-000--------000--------000-------------|

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


Ending solo
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------|

eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------|

End Solo



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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