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Iced Earth - Declaration Day tab

Band- Iced Earth
Song- Declaration Day
Album- The Glorious Burden

Tuning: Eb


Lead in from Star Spangled Banner:
Guitar 1
eb|----------|
Bb|----------|
Gb|----------|
Db|-(4)------|
Ab|-(2)--2---|
Eb|------0---|

Guitar 2, 3, 4, 5
eb|-(14-12)--|
Bb|-(10--9)--|
Gb|-(11--9)--|
Db|----------|
Ab|---9--7---|
Eb|----------|



Riff 1
Guitar 1
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------|
Eb|-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-...-00-|
    *** * *** * *** * *** *     **

Guitar 2
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-9--------9---10--------10---9-|
Ab|-7--------7----7---------7---7-|
Eb|------------0--------------0---|
               *              *
eb|-----------------------|
Bb|-----------------------|
Gb|-----------------------|
Db|-9---7----7---5----7---|
Ab|-7---5----5---3----5---|
Eb|---0--------0--------0-|
      *        *        *


Riff 2
Guitar 1
eb|----0-----------------------------------------|
Bb|----0-----------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------------|
Ab|-2-------7-7-7-7-5-3-5----5-7-0-3----3-0-5-7\-|
Eb|-0--------------------------------------------|
                                 *        *
eb|------0--------------------------------------|
Bb|------0--------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------7-7-7-7-5-3-5----5-7-0-8----8-10\-|
Eb|-000-----------------------------------------|
    ***                            *

Guitar 2
eb|----0-----------------------------------------|
Bb|----0-----------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------|
Db|---------9-9-9-9-7-5-7----7-9-----------7-5\--|
Ab|-2-----------------------------7----7-0-------|
Eb|-0--------------------------------------------|
                                         *
eb|------0---------------------------------------|
Bb|------0---------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------|
Db|-----------9-9-9-9-7-5-7----7-9--10----10-12\-|
Ab|----------------------------------------------|
Eb|-000------------------------------------------|
    ***


Play Riff 1  "The odds are stacked..."


Riff 2a
Guitar 1
eb|----0-----------------------------------------|
Bb|----0-----------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------------|
Ab|-2-------7-7-7-7-5-3-5----5-7-0-3----3-0-5-7\-|
Eb|-0--------------------------------------------|
                                 *        *
     "So we make our..."
eb|------0-----------------------------------------|
Bb|------0-----------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------7-7-7-7-5-3-5----5-7-0-8----8-10-0-7-|
Eb|-000--------------------------------------------|
    ***                            *           *

    "...day..."
eb|------0-----------------------------------------|
Bb|------0-----------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------7-7-7-7-5-3-5----5-7-0-3----3-0-5-7\-|
Eb|-000--------------------------------------------|
    ***                            *        *
     "So we make our..."
eb|------0--------------------------------------|
Bb|------0--------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------7-7-7-7-5-3-5----5-7-0-8----8-10\-|
Eb|-000-----------------------------------------|
    ***                            *

    "...day..."

Guitar 2
eb|----0-----------------------------------------|
Bb|----0-----------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------|
Db|---------9-9-9-9-7-5-7----7-9-----------7-5\--|
Ab|-2-----------------------------7----7-0-------|
Eb|-0--------------------------------------------|
                                         *
eb|------0-----------------------------------------|
Bb|------0-----------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------|
Db|-----------9-9-9-9-7-5-7----7-9--10----10-12--9-|
Ab|------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-000--------------------------------------------|
    ***
eb|------0-----------------------------------------|
Bb|------0-----------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------|
Db|-----------9-9-9-9-7-5-7----7-9-----------7-5\--|
Ab|---------------------------------7----7-0-------|
Eb|-000--------------------------------------------|
    ***                                    *
eb|------0---------------------------------------|
Bb|------0---------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------|
Db|-----------9-9-9-9-7-5-7----7-9--10----10-12\-|
Ab|----------------------------------------------|
Eb|-000------------------------------------------|
    ***



Riff 3 (Solo Rhythm)
eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------|
Db|-9--------------------------------|
Ab|-7--77777777777777777777777777-00-|
Eb|----------------------------------|
       ************************** **
eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|-10--------------------------------|
Ab|--7--77777777777777777777777777-00-|
Eb|-----------------------------------|
        ************************** **
eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------|
Db|-9--------------------------------|
Ab|-7--77777777777777777777777777-00-|
Eb|----------------------------------|
       ************************** **
eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|-7----------------5----------------|
Ab|-5--5555555555-00-3--3333333333-00-|
Eb|-----------------------------------|
       ********** **    ********** **


Solo
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|--------------------8-7----|
Gb|----------4-7b9~--------9~-|
Db|-------5-------------------|
Ab|-7~------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|-10-12-[12]13----12b13-12-10-12~--12~-|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|

eb|-12-14-14b15~--------15-17-19-17~-|
Bb|-------------------17-------------|
Gb|-----------------19---------------|
Db|----------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------|

eb|-----14-15-17-15-14-15----------|
Bb|---15------------------15b17~~--|
Gb|-17-----------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------|

eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------|
Db|-------9-12-----------------14----|
Ab|----10------12-9----9-12/13----14-|
Eb|-12--------------10---------------|

eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------12----17-12-15----|
Gb|-11----11----14-11/12----12----------14-|
Db|----14----12----------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------|

eb|-14----------15----14----|
Bb|----15-17-------17----15-|
Gb|----------16-------------|
Db|-------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------|

eb|-16b17~----12h15p12----15-12-15----12-|
Bb|--------------------15----------15----|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|

eb|-------12-------------------------------------|
Bb|-15b17----12-15-------12----------------------|
Gb|----------------14b16----15p14p12-14b16~----0-|
Db|----------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------|

eb|-------12----------------12-14-------------------12-------|
Bb|-15b17----15-12-------12-------15-12-15-12-15b17----15-12-|
Gb|----------------14b16-------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------------|
[ Tab from: http://www.guitaretab.com/i/iced-earth/78920.html ]
eb|----------12-14----12-------12-17p15p12h16----12-------12-12-|
Bb|-------12-------15----15b17----------------15----15b17-------|
Gb|-14b16-------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|----------------12----------------------------------|
Bb|-15-12-15-------------------------------------------|
Gb|----------14b16----15p14p12-14----12-14-12----------|
Db|-------------------------------14----------12-14----|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------14-|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------|

eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------|
Db|-12---------------------------|
Ab|----14\12-10-12----10---------|
Eb|----------------12----10/22~~-|

End Solo



Riff 4
Guitar 1
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------|
Eb|-0-0--00-0-0--00-0-0--00-0-0--00-|
    * *  ** * *  ** * *  ** * *  **
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|-3-3--33-3-3--33-5-5--55-5-5--55-|
Eb|---------------------------------|
    * *  ** * *  ** * *  ** * *  **
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------|
Eb|-0-0--00-0-0--00-0-0--00-0-0--00-|
    * *  ** * *  ** * *  ** * *  **
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------|
Eb|-3-3--33-3-3--33-5-5--55-5-5--55-|
    * *  ** * *  ** * *  ** * *  **

Guitar 2
eb|------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-7--777-9-10--9--7--5--5-3----333-/7--5----5-10-9--99-|
Eb|------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-7--777-9-10--9--7--5--5-10----101010-12-9----9-10-9-5-|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 3
eb|-----------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------------------|
Db|-5--555-7-9--7--5--4--4-2----222-/7--4----4-9-7--77--|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-5--555-7-9--7--5--4--4-9----999-10-7----7-9-7-4-|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------|



Play Riff 1  "With virtue as..."


Riff 2b
Guitar 1
eb|----0-----------------------------------------|
Bb|----0-----------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------------|
Ab|-2-------7-7-7-7-5-3-5----5-7-0-3----3-0-5-7\-|
Eb|-0--------------------------------------------|
                                 *        *
     "So we make our..."
eb|------0-----------------------------------------|
Bb|------0-----------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------| ------|
Ab|-----------7-7-7-7-5-3-5----5-7-0-8----8-10-0-7-|       |
Eb|-000--------------------------------------------|       |
    ***                            *           *           |
    "...day..."                                            |--> Play 3x
eb|------0-----------------------------------------|       |
Bb|------0-----------------------------------------|       |
Gb|------------------------------------------------|       |
Db|------------------------------------------------| ------|
Ab|-----------7-7-7-7-5-3-5----5-7-0-3----3-0-5-7\-|
Eb|-000--------------------------------------------|
    ***                            *        *
     "So we make our..."
eb|------0-------------------------------------------|
Bb|------0-------------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------7-7-7-7-5-3-5----5--7--8--8--10--8--7~-|
Eb|-000----------------------------------------------|
    ***
    "...day..."                            "...breath..."


Guitar 2
eb|----0-----------------------------------------|
Bb|----0-----------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------|
Db|---------9-9-9-9-7-5-7----7-9-----------7-5\--|
Ab|-2-----------------------------7----7-0-------|
Eb|-0--------------------------------------------|
                                         *
eb|------0-----------------------------------------|
Bb|------0-----------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------|
Db|-----------9-9-9-9-7-5-7----7-9--10----10-12-9\-| -----|
Ab|------------------------------------------------|      |
Eb|-000--------------------------------------------|      |
    ***                                                   |
eb|------0-----------------------------------------|      |--> Play 3x
Bb|------0-----------------------------------------|      |
Gb|------------------------------------------------|      |
Db|-----------9-9-9-9-7-5-7----7-9-----------7-5\--| -----|
Ab|---------------------------------7----7-0-------|
Eb|-000--------------------------------------------|
    ***                                    *
eb|------0------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------0------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-----------9-9-9-9-7-5-7----7----9----10----10----12--10--9~-|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-000---------------------------------------------------------|
    ***


Guitar fills over out chorus:
Guitar 1
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|-11-12-11-9------9---11-12-11-9-|
Db|---------------9---9------------|
Ab|--------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-12----10--------10----------------|
Gb|-------------12--------12----11--9-|
Db|-----------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------|

Guitar 2
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|-10-12-10-8------8---10-12-10-8-|
Gb|---------------9---9------------|
Db|--------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------|

eb|-10-----8---------8----------------|
Bb|-------------12--------12----10--8-|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------|



Ending:
Guitar 1
eb|-----------------|
Bb|-----------------|
Gb|-----------------|
Db|-5----10----9----|
Ab|-3-----8----7----|
Eb|-------8----7----|
  "...breath..."

Guitar 2
eb|--------------------16-17-19~~--(19)\-|
Bb|-12-13-17~----17-19-------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|

eb|-12-14-16~----16b17--14~---------|
Bb|----------------------------17~--|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|



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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