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King Diamond - Sending Of Dead tab

King Diamond:  Sending Of Dead

transcribed by: Langus          :  tlange@promail.pl.com
edited by:      Mika Ristiranta :  m_ristiranta@hotmail.com

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Date last modified:  January 20, 2003

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Tuning: Standard

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


Riff 2
e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------2--0--------------|
A|-5----4----4------------3----2----------2--0--2-1-0-|
E|-----------2----------------------------------------|
  "Evening, the sun is setting..."


Riff 3                                               x2
e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|-5----4----4------------3----2-------------0--2-1-0-|
E|-----------2----------------------0--2--3-----------|
  "David..."


Play Riff 2  "The sun is setting..."


Riff 1a
e|---------|
B|---------|
G|---------|
D|---------|
A|-5----4--|
E|---------|
  "What's going on?"


Riff 4 (2 times)
Guitar 1
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------5--7--4--5-|
A|---7--10--9~--7~--5~----7-------------|
E|-0------------------------------------|
   "Let me tell you a story..."
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|----------------------7--9--5~-|
A|-7--10--9~--7~--5~-------------|
E|--------------------0----------|
   "...a secret about your land..."

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

e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-5------------------9--12--5-|
A|-3------------------7--10--3-|
E|------------------0--------3-|
  

Lead into next section:
e|-------|
B|-------|
G|-------|
D|-------|
A|---1~--|
E|-------|


Riff 5                                   x2
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|---------------3-2--------------3---2---|
E|-2-2-5~--2-2-5-----5--2-2-5~--2---2---5-|
  "If you ever destroy..."


Riff 6
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------1-0-------------1---0---|
E|-0-0-3--0-0-3-----3--0-0-3--0---0---3-|
  "I'm telling..."


Riff 5a
Guitar 1
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|---------------3-2--------------3---2---|
E|-2-2-5~--2-2-5-----5--2-2-5~--2---2---5-|
  "If the living..."

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


Riff 7
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|-4------3------4----3-3-----4---3-|
A|-2------1------2----1-1-----2---1-|
E|-2------1------2----1-1-----------|
  "You better hold..."
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|-7------6------7----6-6------7--6-|
A|-5------4------5----4-4------5--4-|
E|-5------4------5----4-4-----------|
  "There's only..."


Play Riff 5   "The four shadows..."
Play Riff 6   "Midnight..."
Play Riff 5a  "Everything should be..."
Play Riff 4   Solo Rhythm    

Solo
e|-12--------13--------14--------20b22~-|
B|-15b17~----16b18~----17b19~-----------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|

e|-12-0-0-15-0-0-17-0-0-19-0-0-20-0-0-15-0-0-17-0-0-19-0-0-|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 1
e|-12-0-0-15-0-0-17-0-0-19-0-0-20-0-0-15-0-0-17-0-0-19\-|
B|------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 2
e|--9-0-0-12-0-0-14-0-0-15-0-0-17-0-0-12-0-0-14-0-0-15\-|
B|------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|--ascending scale run, can't hear it too well-|
E|----------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|-16~~--14-12-11b12r11b12r11~----------|
D|------------------------------9~--9~--|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|

End Solo

Play Riff 7   leave off the last two chords
Play Riff 1   "Almighty God..."
Play Riff 2   "Saint Expedit..."
Play Riff 3   "Rid me of her..."
Play Riff 5   Solo Rhythm
Play Riff 6   Solo Rhythm
Play Riff 5a  Solo Rhythm
Play Riff 4   "As if he were sent..."
Play Riff 7   leave off the last two chords


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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