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Lordi - The Kids Who Wanna Play With The Dead tab

Song: The Kids Who Wanna Play With The Dead
Band: Lordi
Tabbed by: unspeakable.elvis@gmail.com

Tuning: D Standard (low to high: D G C F A D)

Legend:

.       palm mute
h       hammer on
p       pull off
/       slide up to note
\       slide down from note
7b9     bend 7th fret major second up
9r7     release previous bend
x       dead note
~       vibrato
[9]     artificial (pinch) harmonic on 9th fret
7b9r7p5 bend 7th fret up, then release bend and pull off to 5th fret.



Intro Riff (no drums)
~~~~~~~~~~

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-2-------2-----------------------| Guitar
|---9-7-9-----------9-7-9---------|-0-------2-------------------7-9-| Left
|---7-5-7-----------7-5-7---------|-0-------0-------5-2---8-7---5-7-|
|-0-------0-0-0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-|-----------------3-0-0-6-5-0-----|
| .       . . . . .       . . . . |                     .     .     |
|                                 |                                 |
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------r-----------|
|---------------------------------|-2-------2-----------e-----------| Guitar
|---9-7-9-----------9-7-9---------|-0-------2-----------s-------7-9-| Right
|---7-5-7-----------7-5-7---------|-0-------0-------5-2-t-------5-7-|
|-0-------0-0-0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-|-----------------3-0-------------|
  .       . . . . .       . . . .


Intro (with drums)
~~~~~

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-2-------2-----------------------| Both 
|---9-7-9-----------9-7-9---------|-0-------2-------------------7-9-| Guitars
|---7-5-7-----------7-5-7---------|-0-------0-------5-2---8-7---5-7-|
|-0-------0-0-0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-|-----------------3-0-0-6-5-0-----|
  .       . . . . .       . . . .                       .     .      


|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-2-------2-----------------------| Both
|---9-7-9-----------9-7-9---------|-0-------2-------------7-9---7-9-| Guitars
|---7-5-7-----------7-5-7---------|-0-------0-------5-2---5-7---5-7-|
|-0-------0-0-0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-|-----------------3-0-0-----0-----|
  .       . . . . .       . . . .                       .     .      


|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-2-------2-----------------------| Both
|---5-4-5-----------5-4-5---------|-0-------2-------5-2-------------| Guitars
|---7-5-7-----------7-5-7---------|-0-------0-------5-2-------------|
|-0-------0-0-0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-|-----------------3-0-------------|
  .       . . . . .       . . . .                            


Verse (first bass only)
~~~~~
 "was it already there..."
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-----------7---7-----------7---7-|-----------7---7-----------7---7-|
|---------------------------------|-8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---|
|-5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5---|---------------------------------|


 "were we quiet too long..."
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-----------7---7-----------7---7-|---------------------------------|
|-5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5---|-----------7---7-----------7---7-|
|---------------------------------|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---|


 "could it be something we ate..."
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-1-------------------1---0-1-----|-1-------------------3---1-0-----|
|-2-------------------2---2-2-----|-2-------------------2---2-2-----|
|-2-------------------------------|-3-------------------------------|
|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---0-----0-0-|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---0-----0-0-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
    . . . . . . . . .   .     . .     . . . . . . . . .   .     . .

 "were there not enough rules..."  "something they taught us in school..."
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-3-------------------5---3-1-----|---------------------------------|
|-2-------------------2---2-2-----|-------5-------------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---0-----0-0-|-------2-----------2-------------|
|---------------------------------|-2-----------2-----0-----5---4---|
|---------------------------------|-0-----------0-----------3---2---|
    . . . . . . . . .   .     . .

Bridge
~~~~~~
 "'cause inside..."                "the evil opens its eyes..."
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-5---------------2-----------3---|---9-7-9-----------9-7-9---------|
|-5---------------0-----------1---|---7-5-7-----------7-5-7---------|
|-3-------------------------------|-0-------0-0-0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-|
                                    .       . . . . .       . . . .

 "the temper's rising..."          "to get out..."
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-5---------------2---------------|---4-2-4-------4-2-4-------4-2-4-|
|-5---------------0----------[1]~~|-2-2-0-2-2-2-2-2-0-2-2-2-2-2-0-2-|
|-3-------------------------------|---------------------------------|
                                    .       . . .       . . .

 "these are the kids of the beast... we're the kids-"
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|-----------4-2-4---4-2-4---------|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-2-2-2-0-2---------|
|---------------------------------|
  . . . . .       .

Chorus
~~~~~~
"-who wanna play with the dead..." "we must have lost our minds..."
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-9---9-----------9---9---7---7---|-5---5-----5-------------7---7---| Play
|-9---9-----7-----9---9---7---7---|-5---5-----5-----5---5---7---7---| x2
|-7---7-7-7-5-5-5-7---7---5---5---|-3---3-3-3-3-3-3-5---5---5---5---|
|---------------------------------|-----------------3---3-----------|
        . .   . .                         . .   . .

 "oh, lord  - we play with the dead..."
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|-5---------------2-------4-------|
|-5---------------2-------4-------|
|-3---------------0-------2-------|
|---------------------------------|


Intro Repeats
~~~~~~~~~~~~~

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---9-7-9\----------9-7-9\--------|-----------------------------7-9-| Lead
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| Guitar
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|                                 |                                 |
|                                 |                                 |
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-2-------2-----------------------| Rhythm
|---9-7-9-----------9-7-9---------|-0-------2-------------------7-9-| Guitar
|---7-5-7-----------7-5-7---------|-0-------0-------5-2---8-7---5-7-|
|-0-------0-0-0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-|-----------------3-0-0-6-5-0-----|
  .       . . . . .       . . . .                       .     .      


|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---8-7-8\----------8-7-8\--------|-10-----10-----------------------|
|---9-7-9\----------9-7-9\--------|-12b14--12b14---12-[9]~~~~-------| Lead
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| Guitar
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|   ^two guitars playing this     |                                 |
|                                 |                                 |
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-2-------2-----------------------| Both
|---9-7-9-----------9-7-9---------|-0-------2-------5-2-------------| Guitars
|---7-5-7-----------7-5-7---------|-0-------0-------5-2-------------|
|-0-------0-0-0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-|-----------------3-0-------------|
  .       . . . . .       . . . . 


Back to Verse, Bridge, Chorus, after which:


Lead-in to Solo
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-4---------------4---------------|-4-------4-------4---4---4---4---|
|-4---------------4---------------|-4-------4-------4---4---4---4---|
|-2---------------2---------------|-2-------2-------2---2---2---2---|


Solo
~~~~

|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------7------------------7-------------------------| Lead
|-7-6-7-/9----7--9------9--7-9----7-6-------9-7--9----7-6--7~~\--| Two
|----------------------------------------------------------------| (Play x2)
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|                                                                |
|                                                                |
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------| Lead One
|----------------------------------------------------------------| (Primary)
|-9-7-9-/11---9-11-12---11-9-11---9----12---11-9-11---9----9~~\--| (Play x2)
|-----------------------------------12------------------12-------| 
|----------------------------------------------------------------|



|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------10------10-12---10----10---------12---10----10--------------|
|-12-11-12------12------------12------12-11---------12------12-11-12~\-| Lead
|----------------------------------------------------------------------| Two
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|                                                                      |
|                                                                      |
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-9--7--9-/11----9-11-12---11-9--11---9-----12---11-9--11---9-----9~\--| Lead One
|----------------------------------------12--------------------12------| (Primary)
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|



|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------10------10-12---10----10---/14-15-16~~~~--------------|
|-12-11-12------12------------12---------------------------------| Lead
|----------------------------------------------------------------| Two
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|                                                                | 
|                                                                |
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------/10-11-12~~~~~~------------|
|-9--7--9-/11---9--11-12---11-9--11------------------------------| Lead One
|----------------------------------------------------------------| (Primary)
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|


Rhythm part under solo
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-9-----7-------5-------7-------5-|-------7-------9-------7---7---7-|
|-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-3-|-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-5-|
    . .   . . .   . . .   . . .     . . .   . . .   . . .   .   .


|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-9-----7-------5-------7-------5-|-------7-------9-------9---9\----|
|-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-3-|-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7\----|
    . .   . . .   . . .   . . .     . . .   . . .   . . .   .    


|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-9---9-7---7---5---5---7---7---5-|---5---7---7---9---9---7-7\5\4---|
|-7---7-5---5---3---3---5---5---3-|---3---5---5---7---7---5-5\3\2---|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|


                                   "to get out..."
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-9---9-7---7---5---5---7---2---3-|---4-2-4-------4-2-4-------4-2-4-|
|-7---7-5---5---3---3---5---0---1-|-2-2-0-2-2-2-2-2-0-2-2-2-2-2-0-2-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
                                    .       . . .       . . .

  "these are the deeds of the beast... we're the kids-"
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|-----------4-2-4---4-2-4---------|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-2-2-2-0-2---------|
|---------------------------------|
  . . . . .       .


Penultimate Chorus
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
"-who wanna play with the dead..."  "we must have lost our minds..."
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-9---9-----------9---9---7---7---|-5---5-----5-------------7---7---| Play
|-9---9-----7-----9---9---7---7---|-5---5-----5-----5---5---7---7---| x2
|-7---7-7-7-5-5-5-7---7---5---5---|-3---3-3-3-3-3-3-5---5---5---5---|
|---------------------------------|-----------------3---3-----------|
        . .   . .                         . .   . .

 "oh        -     lord..."
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|-5---------------7-------8-------|
|-5---------------7-------8-------|
|-3---------------5-------6-------|
|---------------------------------|


Modulated chorus (and excessive outro)
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 "now we wanna play with the dead..."          "we lose our heads..."
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-3---3-----3-----3---------------| Play
|-5---5-----5-----5---5---3---3---|-1---1-1-1-1-1-1-1---3-----------| x2
|-5---5-----5-----5---5---3---3---|---------------------1---3-------|
|-3---3-3-3-3-3-3-3---3---1---1---|-------------------------1-------|
        . .   . .                         . .   . .


|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|/5---5---7---7---8---8---10--10--| Lead
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| One
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|                                 |                                 |
|"oh         -            -        lord..."                         |
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-3-------3-------3-------3-------|-5-------------------------------| Rhythm
|-1---1-1-1---1-1-1---1-1-1---1-1-|-5-------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-3-------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
      . .     . .     . .     . .


|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|/4---4---6---6---8---8---10---10-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| Lead
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| Two
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|                                 |                                 |
|                                 |                                 |
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-12~~~~~~~~~~~~------------------|/5---5---7---7---8---8---10--10--| Lead
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| One
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|                                 |                                 |
| "oh         -            -        lord..."                        |
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-3-------3-------3-------3-------|-5-------------------------------| Rhythm
|-1---1-1-1---1-1-1---1-1-1---1-1-|-5-------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-3-------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
      . .     . .     . .     . .


|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-11~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| Lead
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| Two
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|                                 |                                 |
|                                 |                                 |
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-12~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---------------|---------------------------------| Lead
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| One
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|                                 |                                 |
| "oh         -            -        lord      now we play with the-"|                     
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-3-------3-------3-------3-------|-5\------------------------------| Rhythm
|-1---1-1-1---1-1-1---1-1-1---1-1-|-5\------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-3\------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
      . .     . .     . .     . .


|---------------15-13-15-13-15-13-|-15~~~~~\------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| Lead
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|                                 |                                 |
| "-dead!"                        |                                 |
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------12-10-12-10-12-10-|-12\-----------------------------| Rhythm
|---------------12-10-12-10-12-10-|-12\-----------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|


End! (at last)
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