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Mclean Don - The Grave tab

Mercyful Fate: The Grave

transcribed by:  Langus          :  tlange@promail.pl
     edited by:  Russ Elton      :  webmaster@abysslord.com
                 Jordan B.       :  sansamppsa1@hotmail.com

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Tuning: Drop D

Riff 1
e|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|--------------------|
D|-10-----7---------8-|
A|--8-----5---6-----6-|
D|------------6-------|


Riff 2 (slightly palm muted)
e|---------------------------------|  
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-3-5-3-0-3-5-3-0-3-5-3-0-6-5-6-0-|
D|-3-5-3-0-3-5-3-0-3-5-3-0-6-5-6-0-|
  "There is a cemetary..."


Play Riff 1    "Come to the Grave..."
Play Riff 2    "The Grave that comes alive..."


Riff 3
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|-5-----------5------------------|
D|-5-----7-----5-----7------------|
A|---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0---6-5~-|
D|-------------------------6------|
     * *   * *   * *   * * 
  "Bring your Book of Spells..."
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|-----5-----------5------------|
D|-----5-----7-----5------------|
A|-0-0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0---6-5~-|
D|-----------------------6------|
   * *   * *   * *   * *
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|-----5-----------5------------|
D|-----5-----7-----5------------|
A|-0-0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0---6-5~-|
D|-----------------------6------|
   * *   * *   * *   * *
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|-----5-----------5---------|
D|-----5-----7-----5---------|
A|-0-0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0---6-|
D|-----------------------6---|
   * *   * *   * *   * *

  
Play Riff 2   "sacrifice..."
              "It's time to draw the circle..."
Play Riff 1   "Come to the Grave"
Play Riff 2   "Rise evil demon..."


Lead in to the next riff:
(Slight palm mutes except for last two chords)
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|------------------8--7-|
A|-3-5-3-0-3-5-3-0--6--5-|
D|-3-5-3-0-3-5-3-0-------|



Riff 4
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|-13p10----5h7----10p7----8p7----|
A|-------00-----00------00-----00-|
D|--------------------------------|
         **     **      **     **
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|-13p10----5h7----10p7----8~-|
A|-------00-----00------00----|
D|----------------------------|
         **     **      **
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|-13p10----5h7----10p7----8p7----|
A|-------00-----00------00-----00-|
D|--------------------------------|
         **     **      **     **
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|-13p10----5h7----10p7-------|
A|-------00-----00------00-8--|
D|-------------------------8--|
         **     **      **


Riff 5 (solo rhythm)
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------3---------------3-|
A|-000000000000-1--000000000000-1-|
D|--------------------------------|
   ************    ************
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|--------------7-----------6---|
A|-444444444444-5--44444444-4-6-|
D|----------------------------6-|
   ************    ********
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|--------------6---------------6-|
D|-555555555555-6--555555555555-6-|
   ************    ************



Riff 4a
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|-13p10----5h7----10p7----8p7----|
A|-------00-----00------00-----00-|
D|--------------------------------|
         **     **      **     **
                "Is that you..."
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|-13p10----5h7----10p7-------|
A|-------00-----00------00-8--|
D|-------------------------8--|
         **     **      **
                    "...Baphomet?"
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|-13p10----5h7----10p7----8p7----|
A|-------00-----00------00-----00-|
D|--------------------------------|
         **     **      **     **
            "The inverted..."
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|-13p10----5h7----10p7----8~-|
A|-------00-----00------00----|
D|----------------------------|
         **     **      **
             "...star..."


Riff 6
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|------4----5----4---------4----5----4-|
D|------4----5----4----7----4----5----4-|
A|---------------------7----------------|
D|-4444---44---44---44---44---44---44---|
   ****   **   **   **   **   **   **
  "We visit you at midnight..."
  "We stay until the daytime..."


Play Riff 4a   "Is that you... Baphomet"
               "The inverted star..."
Play Riff 6    "We visit you at midnight..."
Use this for the ending to Riff 6
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------4----5----4---------4---------|
D|------4----5----4----7----4----5--4-|
A|---------------------7---------3--2-|
D|-4444---44---44---44---44---44------|
   ****   **   **   **   **   **
  "We stay until the daytime..."


Play Riff 2    "There is a cemetary..."
Play Riff 1    "Come to the Grave..."
Play Riff 2    "The Grave that comes alive..."
Play Riff 3    "Bring your Book of Spells..."

Song fades out with Riff 2 and Riff 1 alternating.


notation:
^   =  bend [ ^ = half, ^^ = whole, etc. ]
^r  =  bend and release
x   =  mute with fret-hand
*   =  mute with palm-hand
X\\ =  pick slide
h   =  hammer-on
p   =  pull-off
~   =  vibrato
t   =  tap-on
/   =  slide up
\   =  slide down
h.  =  harmonics
ah  =  artificial harmonic
(9) =  ghost note
tm  =  trem picking
tr  =  trill
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