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King Diamond - Never Ending Hill tab

King Diamond: Never Ending Hill

transcribed by:  Rami Nuotio     :  midiamond@sci.fi
                 Russ Elton      :  webmaster@abysslord.com

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Date last modified:  June 04, 2007

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Tuning: Standard

Intro
e|-------------|
B|-------------|
G|-------------|
D|-------------|
A|-------------|
E|-6~--5--3-1--|


Riff 1a (Solo Rhythm)
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-7-----5-----7-----8-----7---5---|
E|---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0---0-|
     * *   * *   * *   * *   *   *
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|-------------7/10--10-10-10-10/12-12-12-|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|-7-----5-----5/-8---8--8--8--8/10-10-10-|
E|---0-0---0-0----------------------------|
     * *   * *

Riff 1b (Solo Rhythm)
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-7-----5-----7-----8-----7---5---|
E|---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0---0-|
     * *   * *   * *   * *   *   *
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-7-----5-----------------|
E|---0-0---0-0-6~--5--3-1--|
     * *   * *

Solo (La Rocque)
e|---------12-----------------12-------|
B|-15b17~-----15p12-15b17~-------15p12-|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

e|--------12---------------------------|
B|-15b17-----15p12-------12------------|
G|-----------------14b16----14p12-14~~-|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

e|-17b19--(19)r17-17p15-----------|
B|----------------------15--------|
G|-------------------------16-----|
D|----------------------------17~-|
A|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|

e|----------22--22----------|
B|-22b24--------22--(22)b24-|
G|--------------------------|
D|--------------------------|
A|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------|

End Solo

Play Riff 1a & 1b  "Time is never ever..."

Riff 2
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|-----------5--------2--------4------------|
A|-2---------3--------0--------2----0-2-0---|
E|-0--------------------------------------3-|
       "From here you can see Devil Lake..."
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|-----------5--------7--------9--|
A|-2---------3--------5--------6--|
E|-0------------------------------|


Riff 1c (Solo Rhythm)
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-7-----5-----7-----8-----7---5---|
E|---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0---0-|
     * *   * *   * *   * *   *   *
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------7/10--10-10-10-10\9-9-9-|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-7-----5-----5/-8---8--8--8--8\7-7-7-|
E|---0-0---0-0-------------------------|
     * *   * *

Play Riff 1b (Solo Rhythm)

Solo (La Rocque)
e|---------12--------------------------------------------------|
B|-15b17~-----15p12-14h15p14h15p14p12----14p12----12-----------|
G|------------------------------------15-------15----15-14-12~-|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-16p14-------------------|
D|-------17-16-17-14-16-17-|
A|-------------------------|
E|-------------------------|

e|--------------------------|
B|-14b15--------------------|
G|-14b15----14----14-14-----|
D|-------------17-------17~-|
A|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------|

e|----------22--22----------|
B|-22b24--------22--(22)b24-|
G|--------------------------|
D|--------------------------|
A|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------|

End Solo


Play Riff 1a & 1b  "Never ending hill..."
Play Riff 2  "Can you hear the birds..."

Riff 3 (Most notes ring into each other)
Guitar 1
e|--------------------1-0--0h1p0-------1-|
B|-----3------3-----1---1--------3-1-3---|
G|---2------3---3-------0----------------|
D|-0--------------0----------------------|
A|-------1-------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|
  "Take a look at the sky..."
e|--------------------1-0--|
B|-----3------3-----1---1--|
G|---2------3---3-------0--|
D|-0--------------0--------|
A|-------1-----------------|
E|-------------------------|

e|--------------------1-0--0h1p0-------1-|
B|-----3------3-----1---1--------3-1-3---|
G|---2------3---3-------0----------------|
D|-0--------------0----------------------|
A|-------1-------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|

e|----------------3---3-0--|
B|-----3------3---1-3---1--|
G|---2------3---3-------0--|
D|-0--------------0--------|
A|-------1-----------------|
E|-------------------------|

Guitar 2                x4
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|---------------3----2--|
A|-5----(5)\1----5----3--|
E|-----------------------|


Riff 4a (Solo Rhythm, Play 2x)
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|-2----------3----------2----------3-5-3-|
A|-0--0-0-0-0-1--0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-1-3-1-|
E|----------------------------------------|
      * * * *    * * * *    * * * *
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-2----------3----------------------------|
A|-0--0-0-0-0-1--0-0-0-0-5----5----5--5--5-|
E|-----------------------3--3-3--3-3--3--3-|
      * * * *    * * * * *  * *  * *  *  *

Solo (Wead)
Guitar 1
e|-------------------17-15-13----------------13-|
B|-17-------------------------17-15-13-15-17----|
G|----14-14-14-14-14----------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-17----------------18----17----15----|
G|----14-14-14-14-14----14----14----14-|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

e|-17--(17)b19-17~--15~--17p15--------------------------|
B|-----------------------------17-----------------------|
G|---------------------------------18--15h18p15---------|
D|----------------------------------------------17~--14-|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------|
B|-15--------17--------18-----------------|
G|----14~-------14~-------14~----15-17-15-|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|

e|-17--(17)b19-17~--15--------18-17-15----------------------------|
B|----------------------17-------------18-17-15-------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------18-15-14----------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------17-15-14-|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
e|-------------------20-18-17----------------17-|
B|-22-------------------------20-18-17-18-20----|
G|----17-17-17-17-17----------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-20----------------22----20----18----|
G|----17-17-17-17-17----17----17----17-|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

e|-20--(20)b22-20~--18~--20p18--------------------------|
B|-----------------------------20-----------------------|
G|---------------------------------21--18h21p18---------|
D|----------------------------------------------20~--17-|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------|
B|-18--------20--------22-----------17----|
G|----17~-------17~-------17~----19----19-|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|

e|-20--(20)b22-20~--18------22-20-18----------------------------|
B|----------------------20-----------22-20-18-------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------21-19-18----------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------20-19-17-|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|

End Solo


Riff 4b (Solo Rhythm, Play 2x)
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|-4----------5----------4----------5-7-5-|
E|-2--2-2-2-2-3--2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-3-5-3-|
      * * * *    * * * *    * * * *
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-4----------5----------2----2----2--2--2-|
E|-2--2-2-2-2-3--2-2-2-2-0--0-0--0-0--0--0-|
      * * * *    * * * * *  * *  * *  *  *

Solo (Wead)
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|-15b17----(17)r15-15--14~----17p14----14h17-|
G|-----------------------------------15-------|
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|

e|-15/21~----19-18----------------------------------|
B|-----------------20-19-17----19-17-------17-------|
G|--------------------------19-------19-18----19-18-|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|----------17h19h20p19p17-------------------|
G|-16h18h19----------------19p18p16----------|
D|----------------------------------20p19p17-|
A|-------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-16h18h19p18p16----------------------|
D|----------------20-20p19p17-16-17-19-|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

Guitar 1
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------15-16p15--15~~-------14-15-16-|
D|-16~----------------------17----------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|

e|---------------14h15-14------14--15--18--19~-|
B|-15~----14~--------------17------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|-15~----18-19p18--18~~-------17-18-19-|
D|--------------------------21----------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|

e|---------------18h19-18------18--19--21--22~-|
B|-19~----17~--------------20------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|

End Solo


Riff 5
e|----------------------------------------3------|
B|-8----7-----------------------8----7----3------|
G|-9----9----12----7-7--7-7--7--9----9----0------|
D|-9----9----12----7-7--7-7--7--9----9----0----7-|
A|-7----7----10----5-5--5-5--5--7----7----x----5-|
E|----------------------------------------3------|
  "Now the sun..."
e|-----------------------------|
B|-8----7----------------------|
G|-9----9----12----7-7--7-7--7-|
D|-9----9----12----7-7--7-7--7-|
A|-7----7----10----5-5--5-5--5-|
E|-----------------------------|
  "I can hear..."


Riff 6
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-4--------------7--------------|
D|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-|
A|-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|
      * * * * * *    * * * * * *
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|-2---------------5--5--4--5--5--4-|
A|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0--3--3--2--3--3--2-|
E|----------------------------------|
      * * * * * *

Play Riff 1c & 1b  (solo)

Solo (La Rocque)
e|---------12-----------------12-------|
B|-15b17~-----15p12-15b17~-------15p12-|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

e|--------12---------------------------|
B|-15b17-----15p12-------12------------|
G|-----------------14b16----14p12-14~~-|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

e|-17b19--(19)r17-17p15-----------|
B|----------------------15--------|
G|-------------------------16-----|
D|----------------------------17~-|
A|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|

e|----------22--22----------|
B|-22b24--------22--(22)b24-|
G|--------------------------|
D|--------------------------|
A|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------|

End Solo

Play Riff 1a & 1b  "Time is never ever..."
Play Riff 2  "From here you can see Devil Lake"
Play Riff 3  "Take a look at the sky..."
Play Riff 1c & 1b  (solo)
Play Riff 1a & 1b  (solo)
Play Riff 2  (solo)

Solo (La Rocque)
e|--7------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-10b12----{10}{10}~----------------------------------------12~-|
G|---------------------------------------------------9-11-12-----|
D|--------------------------------------9-10-9-10-12-------------|
A|------------------------------9-10-12--------------------------|
E|---------------------12-10-12----------------------------------|

e|--------12---------------------|
B|------------------[14]15--14~--|
G|-14b16-----14b15--(15)----14~--|
D|-------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|

e|----------22--22----------|
B|-22b24--------22--(22)b24-|
G|--------------------------|
D|--------------------------|
A|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------|

e|-------------------12-15-13-12-------------|
B|----------12h13h15-------------15p13p12----|
G|-12h13h14-------------------------------14-|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|-15p13p12-15p13p12----------------------------|
G|-------------------14p12-------12-------------|
D|-------------------------14h15----15p14p12----|
A|-------------------------------------------15-|
E|----------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------10h12p10-------------------|
D|----------10h12h14----------14p12p10----------|
A|-11h12h14----------------------------14p10-10-|
E|----------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------0-----------|
B|----------------------------------------0---------|
G|------------------------------------------3----3/-|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|-0----(0)d[whole step]--[release]-(0)-------------|

Guitar 1
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|----------/12----12~--13-12h13p12-----------------|
G|-9~----9--------------------------14-12-14b16r14~-|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2 (Harmony guitar plays top notes)
e|-14----15--15~----15-15-14h15p14-12----14b15r14~-|
B|------------------------------------15-----------|
G|-11----12--12~----12-12-11h12p11-------11b12r11~-|
D|---------------------------------14-13-----------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

Back to one guitar:
e|---------0h12h17-17/22-22-17~-|
B|-0h12h17----------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|------------------------------|
A|------------------------------|
E|------------------------------|

e|-19p15----------15-19p17p15---------------------------------|
B|-------17----17-------------19p17p16-19b20--(2)r19~~--(19)\-|
G|----------16------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|

End Solo


Riff 7a
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-----5-----4-----5-----4----5-4-----|
A|-3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3----6-5-|
E|------------------------------------|
   * *   * *   * *   * *   * *
  "Aaah... Darkness coming..."

Riff 7b
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|-----5-----4-----5-----4----5-4-----|
D|-3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3----6-5-|
A|------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|
   * *   * *   * *   * *   * *
  "Aaah..."

Play Riff 7a

Riff 7c
e|---------------|
B|---------------|
G|---------------|
D|-8----(8)\--3--|
A|-6----(6)\--1--|
E|-6----(6)\--1--|
  "Drowning in Devil Lake"

Play Riff 7a (2x) & 7b & 7a & 7c  "Magic..."
Play Riff 3  "Take a look at the sky..."
Play Riff 1c

Ending
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-7-----5-----7-----8-----7---5---|
E|---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0---0-|
     * *   * *   * *   * *   *   *

e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-----------------|
D|-----------------|
A|-7-----5-----8\--|
E|---0-0---0-0-6\--|
     * *   * *

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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