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King Diamond - Is Anybody Here tab

King Diamond:  Is Anybody Here?

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

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Date last modified:  July 16, 2007

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Tuning: Standard


Riff 1
Guitar 1
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|----------------------------|
A|-5-5-/8-7h8p7---5-5-/8-7----|
E|--------------8----------8--|

e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-----------------------------|
A|-5-5-/8-7h8p7-----5-8---7-10-|
E|--------------8-6-----8------|

e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|----------------------------|
A|-5-5-/8-7h8p7---5-5-/8-7----|
E|--------------8----------8--|

e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|-5-5-/8-7h8p7-----5-8---7-10---5-8---7-10-|
E|--------------8-6-----8------6-----8------|
                  "Oh the night..."

Guitar 2
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|-7-7--------7-7-----------|
A|-5-5--------5-5--------55-|
E|--------------------------|
                         **
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-7-7-/10-9h10p9--------------|
A|----------------10--8----10--|
E|-----------------------------|

e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|-----7-5h7p5-------7-5----|
A|-8-8---------7-8-8-----7--|
E|--------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-----7-5h7p5-----------------------------|
A|-8-8---------7---5-8---7-10---5-8---7-10-|
E|---------------6-----8------6-----8------|


Riff 2 (Guitar 2 plays root notes only)
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|-------------5-6-5-6----------------------|
A|-4-4--4-4--4-3-4-3-4-5-4-4--4-4--4-3---3--|
E|-2-2--2-2--2---------3-2-2--2-2--2---2----|
                          "It's hot tonight..."
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-------------5-6-5-6---|
A|-4-4--4-4--4-3-4-3-4---|
E|-2-2--2-2--2---------3-|
  "Look into the..."
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|-------------8-9-8-9--------------------------|
A|-7-7--7-7--7-6-7-6-7-8-7-7--7-7----5-8---7-10-|
E|-5-5--5-5--5---------6-5-5--5-5--6-----8------|
  "Don't you see..."
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|-------------5-6-5-6-------------------------|
A|-4-4--4-4--4-3-4-3-4-5-4-4--4-4----2-5---4-7-|
E|-2-2--2-2--2---------3-2-2--2-2--3-----5-----|
  "...around me..."


Riff 3 (Guitar 2 plays root notes only)
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|-4--4-6-7--2-------4--4-6-7-9-7-6-7-6---|
A|-2--2-4-5--0--4--0-2--2-4-5-7-5-4-5-4-0-|
E|--------------2-------------------------|
   "...light, in the darkness..."
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-4--4-6-7--2-------7--6--4--2--|
A|-2--2-4-5--0--4--0-5--4--2--0--|
E|--------------2----------------|
   "And I got a feeling..."


Play Riff 2   "It's hot..."
Play Riff 3   "...light, in the..."


Riff 4
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-4-4-----------4-5-5-------------|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|---------------------------------|
       * * * * *       * * * * * *
   "...me, is anybody..."
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|-3-3-------------4-7--6--5----|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-2-5--4--3--0-|
E|------------------------------|
       * * * * *
   "...hiding in the...."


Riff 5 (Solo Rhythm)
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|---2p0-2-------------2p0-2----------|
A|-----------0-3-2-------------0-3-2--|
E|-0-------3-------3-0-------3--------|

e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|---2p0-2---------------------------|
A|-----------0-3-2------3-----3----3-|
E|-0-------3-------3-1-----1-----1---|

e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|---2p0-2-------------2p0-2----------|
A|-----------0-3-2-------------0-3-2--|
E|-0-------3-------3-0-------3--------|

Harmony part, first ending:
Guitar 1
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|---2p0-2---------------------------|
A|-----------0-3-2------3-----3----3-|
E|-0-------3-------3-1-----1-----1---|

Guitar 2
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|---2p0-2-----------2--0------------|
A|-----------0-3-2---------3--2--0-3-|
E|-0-------3-------3-----------------|

Harmony part, second ending:
Guitar 1
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|---2p0-2---------------------------|
A|-----------0-3-2------3-----3----3-|
E|-0-------3-------3-1-----1-----1---|

Guitar 2
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|---2p0-2---------------------------|
A|-----------0-3-2---3--5--7--5--3-5-|
E|-0-------3-------3-----------------|



Solo (La Rocque)
e|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|-7-7----7-9-----9\--|
D|-7-7----7-9-----9\--|
A|--------------------|
E|--------------------|

e|----------------------7----8---------------|
B|-7-8~--7h8p7---7-8-10-----------6~----(6)/-|
G|-------------9-----------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------|

e|----------11-12-13-12-11----12-11-------11------------------|
B|-11-12-13----------------13-------13-12----13-10-12~--(12)\-|
G|------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------|
B|-8~--7h8p7---7-8-10--------------------------|
G|-----------9---------9~--7~--5--4~-----------| <-- Harmony guitar
D|--------------------10~--9~--7--5~--5--7~----|     plays top notes
A|------------------------------------5--8~----|
E|-------------------------------------------0-|

End Solo



Riff 6
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|--------------------------2-1-----|
E|-0000-0000000-0000000-000-----2-3-|
   **** ******* ******* ***



Riff 6a
Guitar 1                           x2
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|--------------------------2-1-----|
E|-0000-0000000-0000000-000-----2-3-|
   **** ******* ******* ***
   "Help me..."                    x2
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|--------------------------7-6-----|
E|-5555-5555555-5555555-555-----7-8-|
   **** ******* ******* ***
   "Help me..."
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|--------------------------2-1-----|
E|-0000-0000000-0000000-000-----2-3-|
   **** ******* ******* ***
   "Help me..."
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------4-3-----| <-- Harmony guitar
A|--------------------------2-1-----2-1-----2-1-4-5-|  plays top notes
E|-0000-0000000-0000000-000-----2-3-----2-3-----2-3-|
   **** ******* ******* ***
   "Help me..."             "There is only me..."

Guitar 2       x2
e|--------------|
B|--------------|
G|--------------|
D|--------------|
A|--------------|
E|-7--------6\--|
               x2
e|--------------|
B|--------------|
G|--------------|
D|--------------|
A|--------------|
E|-12-------11\-|
               x2
e|--------------|
B|--------------|
G|--------------|
D|--------------|
A|--------------|
E|-7--------6\--|


Play Riff 5   Solo Rhythm


Solo (Wead)
e|-12-------------------10-----------12--------|
B|----------10-10h12h13-----12h14h15-----------|
G|----9-9~-------------------------------9-9~--|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|

e|-17-16-------------------------|
B|-------18-17-15-18-17\---------|
G|------------------------/9-9~--|
D|-------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|

e|-19-16------------------------------------------|
B|-------17--------------------13~----------------|
G|----------19-16\13-14~--12~-------10~--12~--14~-|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

e|-19----------------------------------19----------15-17-20-19~-|
B|----17p15-17\--------13-12h13p12--------17p15-17--------------|
G|--------------12~-14-------------14/--------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-12h13p12-10-----------------------------|
B|-------------13-12-10--------------------|
G|----------------------12-10-9------------|
D|------------------------------12-10----9-|
A|------------------------------------12---|
E|-----------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|-----------9~--10~--12---14--16-|
D|-10~--12~-----------------------|
A|--------------------10---12--14-|
E|--------------------------------|

End Solo


Play Riff 4   "Is there anybody..."

Riff 1a
Guitar 1
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|----------------------------|
A|-2-2-/5-4h5p4---2-2-/5-4----|
E|--------------5----------5--|

e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|----------------------------|
A|-2-2-/5-4h5p4-----2-5---4-7-|
E|--------------5-3-----5-----|

e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|----------------------------|
A|-5-5-/8-7h8p7---5-5-/8-7----|
E|--------------8----------8--|

e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|-5-5-/8-7h8p7-----5-8---7-10---5-8---7-10-|
E|--------------8-6-----8------6-----8------|
              "Is anybody here?"

Guitar 2
e|-------------|
B|-------------|
G|-------------|
D|-4--------4--|
A|-2--------2--|
E|-------------|

e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-4-4-/7-6h7p6------------|
A|--------------7--5----7--|
E|-------------------------|

e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|-----7-5h7p5-------7-5----|
A|-8-8---------7-8-8-----7--|
E|--------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-----7-5h7p5-----------------------------|
A|-8-8---------7---5-8---7-10---5-8---7-10-|
E|---------------6-----8------6-----8------|


Play Riff 2  "It's hot tonight..."
Play Riff 3  Solo Rhythm

End Riff 3 with this final chord:
e|-----|
B|-----|
G|-----|
D|--4--|
A|--2--|
E|-----|


Solo (La Rocque)
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------16-14h16p14-12-|
D|-9~--9-11-12-11~--12~--14-/16~-----------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-14-12h14p12-11-12-11h12p11--------|
D|----------------------------14-12~-|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|-12-11-12-14~--(14)\----------------------------9-|
A|---------------------12~--(12)\--9---------9h10---|
E|-----------------------------------10-9-10--------|

e|----------------9h10p9----9-10-12-|
B|-7h8p7---7-8-10--------12---------|
G|-------9--------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|

e|-------10-9h10p9-------------10-9h10p9----12-|
B|----12-----------12-10----12-----------12----|
G|-11--------------------11--------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|

e|-------10-9h10p9-------12b14--12~-9h12p9-------|
B|----12-----------12-10-------------------10----|
G|-11-----------------------------------------11-|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------|
B|-------------14b15--14~--12~--(12)h14p12----|
G|-11~--(11)\------------------------------12-|
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------|
B|-15~--(15)\14~--12~--10~--10h12~--|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|

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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