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King Diamond - The Cellar tab

King Diamond:  The Cellar

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

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Date last modified:  September 15, 2007

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Tuning: Standard


Intro
Guitar 1
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|---5-4-2~----------------|
D|-------------3~--2~------|
A|-0-------------------3-2-|
E|-------------------------|

e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|---5-4-2~---------------------|
D|---------------3-2-3/5--3-2-3-|
A|-0-----------1----------------|
E|------------------------------|

e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|---5-4-2~----------------|
D|-------------3~--2~------|
A|-0-------------------3-2-|
E|-------------------------|

e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|---5-4-2~--------------------|
D|---------------3-2-3---------|
A|-0-----------1---------3-2-3-|
E|---------------------1-------|

Guitar 2
e|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|---9-7-5~---------------|
D|------------7~--5~------|
A|-0------------------7-5-|
E|------------------------|

e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|---9-7-5~---------------------|
D|---------------3-2-3/5--3-2-3-|
A|-0-----------1----------------|
E|------------------------------|

e|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|---9-7-5~---------------|
D|------------7~--5~------|
A|-0------------------7-5-|
E|------------------------|

e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|---9-7-5~--------------------|
D|---------------3-2-3---------|
A|-0-----------1---------3-2-3-|
E|---------------------1-------|


Riff 1
Guitar 1
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|---10-9-7~----3~--2~------|
D|-0--------------------3-2-|
A|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------|

e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|---10-9-7~----------------------|
D|-0--------------8-7-8/10--8-7-8-|
A|--------------6-----------------|
E|--------------------------------|

Guitar 2
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-3-|
E|---------------------------------|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-6-6-6-6-5-5-5-5-|
E|---------------------------------|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *


Riff 2
Guitar 1
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|---10-9-7~----3~--2~------|
A|-0--------------------3-2-|
E|--------------------------|

e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|---10-9-7~------3-2-3---------|
A|-0------------1---------3-2-3-|
E|----------------------1-------|

Guitar 2
e|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|---9-7-5~---------------|
D|------------7~--5~------|
A|-0------------------7-5-|
E|------------------------|

e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|---9-7-5~--------------------|
D|---------------3-2-3---------|
A|-0-----------1---------3-2-3-|
E|---------------------1-------|

Guitar 3
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-3-|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-----------------3-------|
A|-----------------1----3--|
E|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1------1--|
   * * * * * * * *


Riff 3
e|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|------------------------|
D|--------------------12--|
A|-----------10-9h10-(10)-|
E|-0-000-000--------------|
   * *** ***
   "Why do..."
e|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|--------------------|
D|--------------------|
A|-----------------5--|
E|-0-000-000-7-5h7----|
   * *** ***
   "...feel this way..."
e|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|------------------------|
D|--------------------12--|
A|-----------10-9h10-(10)-|
E|-0-000-000--------------|
   * *** ***
   "Deep in my mind..."

1st ending:
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|---------------------------|
A|-5--5-5-5--5-5-7--7-7-7-5--|
E|-3--3-3-3--3-3-5--5-5-5-3--|
      * *    * *    * * *
   "...I should stay..."

2nd ending:
e|-----------|
B|-----------|
G|-----------|
D|--------7--|
A|-5------5--|
E|-3----0----|
   "...little girl..."


Riff 4
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-----------------------|
A|---------------------5-|
E|-0-5-0-3~----5-3-5/7---|
          "The dark is..."
e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|---------------(2-1)-| <-- Harmony guitar
A|----------------3-2--|
E|-0-5-0-3~----5-------|
   "...so much..."
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-----------------------|
A|---------------------5-|
E|-0-5-0-3~----5-3-5/7---|
    "The candle..."
e|---------------|
B|---------------|
G|---------------|
D|-5----4--------|
A|-3----2----5-4-|
E|-----------3-2-|
             * *
  "...bring the..."
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-----------------------|
A|---------------------5-|
E|-0-5-0-3~----5-3-5/7---|
       "I see a..."
e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|----------------2-0--|
A|---------------------|
E|-0-5-0-3~----5-------|
   "...trail of..."
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-----------------------|
A|---------------------5-|
E|-0-5-0-3~----5-3-5/7---|
   "Leading down..."
e|---------------|
B|---------------|
G|---------------|
D|-5----7--------|
A|-3----5----5-4-|
E|-----------3-2-|
             * *
   "...dark where..."


Play Riff 1   "I shouldn't be..."
Play Riff 2   "Tonight..."


Riff 5
Guitar 1
e|------------------|
B|------------------|
G|------------------|
D|------------------|
A|------------------|
E|-5555555555555555-|
   ****************
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|------------------7----9--|
A|------------------5----7--|
E|-5555555555555555---------|
   ****************
e|------------------|
B|------------------|
G|------------------|
D|------------------|
A|------------------|
E|-5555555555555555-|
   ****************
e|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|------------------------|
D|------------------------|
A|------------------3--5--|
E|-555555555555555\-1--3--|
   **************

Guitar 2
e|-----------10-12~----12p10--------------|
B|-10~----13-----------------13~----(13)\-|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------|
B|-6~----6-5h6p5-------------------|
G|---------------7-5-4~----4/5-7~--|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|

e|--------10-12-13~----12p10-------|
B|-13~-----------------------13~---|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|

e|----12-10----15-12~-|
B|-10-------12--------|
G|--------------------|
D|--------------------|
A|--------------------|
E|--------------------|

Guitar 3
e|--------------------------------|
B|-----------12-13~----13p12------|
G|--------14-----------------14~--|
D|-14~----------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-7~----7---------------------|
D|---------10-9-7-6~----6/7-9~-|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|

e|----------------------------------|
B|--------12-13-15~----13p12--------|
G|-14~-----------------------14~--\-|
D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|

e|--------------------|
B|----13-12----15-13~-|
G|-10-------12--------|
D|--------------------|
A|--------------------|
E|--------------------|


Riff 6
Guitar 1
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|-----------10-9-8-----------10-9-12-|
D|-----------10-9-8-----------10-9-12-|
A|-0-0000000--------0-0000000---------|
E|------------------------------------|
   * *******        * *******
         "Here I am..."
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|-----------10-9-8-----------------|
D|-----------10-9-8-----------------|
A|-0-0000000----------3-2-1-0-------|
E|------------------0---------3-2-1-|
   * *******
   "There's no return..."

Guitar 2
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|-----------10-9-8-----------10-9-12-|
D|-----------10-9-8-----------10-9-12-|
A|-0-0000000--------0-0000000---------|
E|------------------------------------|
   * *******        * *******
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|-----------10-9-8-----------------|
D|-----------10-9-8---3-2-1-0-------|
A|-0-0000000--------0---------3-2-1-|
E|----------------------------------|
   * *******


Play Riff 5   "So many..."
Play Riff 6   "...face."


Riff 7 (Solo Rhythm)
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-7----(7)/-10----(10)\-5-------------------|
D|-7----(7)/-10----(10)\-5------7---6--6-6h7-|
A|-5----(5)/--8-----(8)\-3----5---5----------|
E|-5----(5)/--8-----(8)\-3-------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|-7----(7)/-10----(10)\-5--------------------|
D|-7----(7)/-10----(10)\-5--------3-------5---|
A|-5----(5)/--8-----(8)\-3------3---3---5---5-|
E|-5----(5)/--8-----(8)\-3----1-------3-------|

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-7----(7)/-10----(10)\-5-------------------|
D|-7----(7)/-10----(10)\-5------7---6--6-6h7-|
A|-5----(5)/--8-----(8)\-3----5---5----------|
E|-5----(5)/--8-----(8)\-3-------------------|

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-7----(7)/-10----(10)\-5-------------|
D|-7----(7)/-10----(10)\-5-------------|
A|-5----(5)/--8-----(8)\-3----3--3--5--|
E|-5----(5)/--8-----(8)\-3----1--1--3--|


Solo (La Rocque)
e|----------------------------------10-12-|
B|-------------------------------10-------|
G|----------------------------10----------|
D|----------------------10-12-------------|
A|-/8~----10--10/12~----------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|

e|-13/15-13h15b17~----12-13-15-12-13----12--------|
B|-----------------------------------15----13/15~-|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

e|-17p13-15p13----13-------13h15-17p15p13-12-13----|
B|-------------17----15h17----------------------15-|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

e|-15p12----------12-15p12-15p12----------12-15p12-|
B|-------13----13----------------13----13----------|
G|----------12----------------------12-------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

e|-17p15p13----15p13-------13--------------|
B|----------17-------17p15----17-15-13-15~-|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------|
B|-17tr18--15tr17--13h15~--|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-------------------------|
E|-------------------------|

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

e|-----------------------------------------12h13h15-|
B|-----------------------10h12h13-12h13h15----------|
G|-------9h10h12-9h10h12----------------------------|
D|-10h12--------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

e|-13p12-------------13-17p13-15p13-13\-10p9-12p10p9-------|
B|-------15p13p12------------------------------------9-10~-|
G|----------------14---------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------10-12-13/15~--|
B|-------------------------------10---------------|
G|----------------------------10------------------|
D|----------------------10-12---------------------|
A|-/8~----10--10/12~------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

End Solo


Riff 8
Guitar 1 
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------5-----------------|
D|-----------5----[silent]-----|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-5-5--5-5--------------------|
   * *  * *
         "Give me your..."
e|------------------0---0-------|
B|--------------------6---6-----|
G|-----------5--------------7---|
D|-----------5----0-----------0-|
A|------------------------------|
E|-5-5--5-5---------------------|
   * *  * *
             "Stay away from me..."
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------5-----------------|
D|-----------5----[silent]-----|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-5-5--5-5--------------------|
   * *  * *
         "Give me your..."
e|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|-----------5--4--3-2-1--|
D|-----------5--4--3-2-1--|
A|------------------------|
E|-5-5--5-5---------------|
   * *  * *
       "Oh no no no..."

Guitar 2
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|------------------------7-5--|
D|----[silent]------------7-5--|
A|-----------------------------|
E|--------------5-5--5-5-------|
                * *  * *
         "Give me your..."
e|------------------0---0-------|
B|--------------------6---6-----|
G|--------------------------7---|
D|----[silent]----0-----------0-|
A|------------------------------|
E|------------------------------|
             "Stay away from me..."
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|------------------------7-5--|
D|----[silent]------------7-5--|
A|-----------------------------|
E|--------------5-5--5-5-------|
                * *  * *
         "Give me your..."
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-[silent]----------------|
A|-----------10--9--8-7-6--|
E|------------8--7--6-5-4--|
       "Oh no no no..."


Play Riff 3   "I got to..."
Play Riff 4   "The dark is..."
Play Riff 1   "I shouldn't be..."
Play Riff 2   "Tonight..."

Final chord
Guitar 1
e|-------|
B|-------|
G|-------|
D|-------|
A|---0---|
E|---0---|

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



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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