Blind Guardian - Trial By The Archon tab

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TRIAL BY THE ARCHON
As recorded by Blind Guardian
(From the 1988 Album BATTALIONS OF FEAR)


Transcribed by Drimascus_God_Of_Thunder

 Words by - Music by Andre Olbrich

 

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Magnus'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'André'


 Intro
  Q=151
  E5                       G5  F#5   B5                         A5 B5
 4/4
  Gtr I
   W               +H       Q   Q     W                  +H     Q   Q
|---------------|------------------|-------------------|-----------------||---------------|------------------|-------------------|-----------------||---------------|------------------|-------------------|-----------------||--9------------|--(9)-----12--11--|--4----------------|-(4)----2---4----||--7------------|--(7)-----10---9--|--2----------------|-(2)----0---2----||---------------|------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
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| Gtr II| ~~~~~~| W +H Q Q E E H. H. E E|---------------|----------15--14--|-------------------|-----------------||-15b17=========|=(15)r------------|-12-13-12tr13------|-12--------10-12-||---------------|------------------|-------------------|-----------------||---------------|------------------|-------------------|-----------------||---------------|------------------|-------------------|-----------------||---------------|------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
C5 C5 B5 A5 G5 F#5 E5 E5 D5 H E Q. H Q Q W +H E Q.|----------------|---------------|-------------------|------------------||----------------|---------------|-------------------|------------------||----------------|--2------------|-------------------|----------9--7----||--5-----5--4----|--2-----5---4--|--2----------------|--(2)-----9--7----||--3-----3--2----|--0-----5---4--|--2----------------|--(2)-----7--5----||----------------|--------3---2--|--0----------------|--(0)-------------|
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| H E Q. H Q Q E E H. +H E Q.|----------------|-------15--14--|-12-14-12tr14------|-(12)----12-10----||-13----13-12----|-10------------|-------------------|------------------||----------------|---------------|-------------------|------------------||----------------|---------------|-------------------|------------------||----------------|---------------|-------------------|------------------||----------------|---------------|-------------------|------------------|
E5 G5 F#5 |--3--| |-3-| |-3-|
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q Q|------------------------------------|-----------------------||------------------------------------|-----------------------||------------------------------------|-----------------------||--9----------9--9--9--9-------9-9-9-|---9-----9-9-9-12--11--||--7----------7--7--7--7-------7-7-7-|---7-----7-7-7-10---9--||------------------------------------|-----------------------|
| | |--3--|
| E. S E E E H +H Q Q|------------------------------------|---------------15--14--||-15b17------12-12-15-15b17==========|=(15)r-----------------||---------14-------------------------|-----------------------||------------------------------------|-----------------------||------------------------------------|-----------------------||------------------------------------|-----------------------|
B5 A5 B5 |---3---| |-3-| |-3-|
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q Q|----------------------------|------------------------||----------------------------|------------------------||----------------------------|------------------------||--4-----4-----4-4-4---4-4-4-|--4----4-4-4-2---4------||--2-----2-----2-2-2---2-2-2-|--2----2-2-2-0---2------||----------------------------|------------------------|
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| E E H. H. E E|----------------------------|------------------------||-12-13-12tr13---------------|-12-------------10-12---||----------------------------|------------------------||----------------------------|------------------------||----------------------------|------------------------||----------------------------|------------------------|
C5 B5 A5 G5 F#5 |-3-| |-3-|
E E E E E Q Q E E E E E Q Q|----------------------|--------------------||----------------------|--------------------||----------------------|--------------------||--5---5-5-5--5-----4--|--2---2-2-2---------||--3---3-3-3--3-----2--|--0---0-0-0--5---4--||----------------------|-------------3---2--|
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| H E Q. H Q Q|----------------------|------------15--14--||-13---------13-12-----|-10-----------------||----------------------|--------------------||----------------------|--------------------||----------------------|--------------------||----------------------|--------------------|
E5 D5 |---3---| |-3-| |-3-|
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q.|----------------------------|--------------------------||----------------------------|--------------------------||----------------------------|--------------------------||--9-----9-----9-9-9---9-9-9-|--9----9-9-9-9-7----------||--7-----7-----7-7-7---7-7-7-|--7----7-7-7-7-5----------||----------------------------|--------------------------|
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| E E H. H. +Q|-12-14-12tr14---------------|-12---------------(12)\---||----------------------------|--------------------------||----------------------------|--------------------------||----------------------------|--------------------------||----------------------------|--------------------------||----------------------------|--------------------------|
E5 D5 E5 C5 E H. E E H. E|----------------------------|----------------------------||----------------------------|----------------------------||-9------------------------7-|-9------------------------5-||-9------------------------7-|-9------------------------5-||-7------------------------5-|-7------------------------3-||----------------------------|----------------------------|
| | |--3--| |--3--|
| E E E E S S S Q. E E E E S S S Q.|----------------------------|----------------------------||---12--10-------------------|---12--10-------------------||----------12-11-12-11-9-----|----------12-11-12-11-9-----||----------------------------|----------------------------||----------------------------|----------------------------||----------------------------|----------------------------|
D5 D5 E5 D5 E H. E H.. E|----------------------------|--------------------------------------------||----------------------------|--------------------------------------------||-7------------------------7-|--9---------------------------------------7-||-7------------------------7-|--9---------------------------------------7-||-5------------------------5-|--7---------------------------------------5-||----------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
| | |--3--|
| E E E E S S S Q. S S S S S S S S S S S S Q|----------------------------|-14---15-14-15------------------------------||---12--10-------------------|---------------15-17-15-17------------------||----------12-11-12-11-9-----|---------------------------16-17-16-17------||----------------------------|---------------------------------------14---||----------------------------|--------------------------------------------||----------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
E5 D5 E5 C5 H.. E H.. E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||-9-------------------------7-|-9-------------------------5-||-9-------------------------7-|-9-------------------------5-||-7-------------------------5-|-7-------------------------3-||-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
| | |--3--| |--3--|
| E E E E S S S Q. E E E E S S S Q.|-----------------------------|-----------------------------||-----12-10-------------------|-----12-10-------------------||-----------12-11-12-11-9-----|-----------12-11-12-11-9-----||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
D5 D5 E5 H.. E W|-----------------------------|-----------------||-----------------------------|-----------------||-7-------------------------7-|--9--------------||-7-------------------------7-|--9--------------||-5-------------------------5-|--7--------------||-----------------------------|-----------------|
| | ~~ | |--3--|
| E E E E S S S Q. H H|-----------------------------|-----------------||-----12-10-------------------|-12tr13----12----||-----------12-11-12-11-9-----|-----------------||-----------------------------|-----------------||-----------------------------|-----------------||-----------------------------|-----------------|
Rhythm Part E5F5 E5F5 E5C5C5D5 E5F5 E5F5 E5D5D5D5 E E E E E s E E. E E E E E s E E.|--------------------|--------------------||--------------------|--------------------||-9-10-9-10-9-5-5-7--|-9-10-9-10-9-7-7-7--||-9-10-9-10-9-5-5-7--|-9-10-9-10-9-7-7-7--||-7--8-7--8-7-3-3-5--|-7--8-7--8-7-5-5-5--||--------------------|--------------------|
E5F5 E5F5 E5C5C5D5 E5F5 E5F5 E5D5D5D5 E E E E E s E E. E E E E E s E E.|--------------------|--------------------||--------------------|--------------------||-9-10-9-10-9-5-5-7--|-9-10-9-10-9-7-7-7--||-9-10-9-10-9-5-5-7--|-9-10-9-10-9-7-7-7--||-7--8-7--8-7-3-3-5--|-7--8-7--8-7-5-5-5--||--------------------|--------------------|
E5 E5 E5C5C5D5 D5 D5 D5D5D5D5 D5EbD5EbD5BbBbC5 E5F5 E5F5 E5D5D5D5 E E E E E S E E. E E E E E S E E. E E E E E S E E. E E E E E s E E.|------------------|------------------|------------------|--------------------||------------------|------------------|------------------|--------------------||-9---9---9-5-5-7--|-7---7---7-7-7-7--|-7-8-7-8-7-3-3-5--|-9-10-9-10-9-7-7-7--||-9---9---9-5-5-7--|-7---7---7-7-7-7--|-7-8-7-8-7-3-3-5--|-9-10-9-10-9-7-7-7--||-7---7---7-3-3-5--|-5---5---5-5-5-5--|-5-6-5-6-5-1-1-3--|-7--8-7--8-7-5-5-5--||------------------|------------------|------------------|--------------------|
E5 E5 E5C5C5D5 D5 D5 D5D5D5D5 D5EbD5EbD5BbBbC5 E5F5 E5F5 E5 E E E E E S E E. E E E E E S E E. E E E E E S E E. E E E E H|------------------|------------------|------------------|----------------||------------------|------------------|------------------|----------------||-9---9---9-5-5-7--|-7---7---7-7-7-7--|-7-8-7-8-7-3-3-5--|-9-10-9-10-9----||-9---9---9-5-5-7--|-7---7---7-7-7-7--|-7-8-7-8-7-3-3-5--|-9-10-9-10-9----||-7---7---7-3-3-5--|-5---5---5-5-5-5--|-5-6-5-6-5-1-1-3--|-7--8-7--8-7----||------------------|------------------|------------------|----------------|
Solo André E5 S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||--9----------------------------------------------||--9----------------------------------------------||--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7-||-------------------------------------------------|
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| Gtr II| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-15p14p12h14h15p14p12h14h15p14p12h14h15p14p12h14h||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------|
D5 S S S S S S S S H|-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||--------------------------7--------||--------------------------7--------||--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--5--------||-----------------------------------|
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| ~~~~| S S S S S S S S Q.. S|-15p14p12h14h15p14p12h14p12-----12-||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------|
E5 S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||--9----------------------------------------------||--9----------------------------------------------||--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7-||-------------------------------------------------|
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| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-14p12h15p12h17p12h15p12h14p12h15p12h17p12h15p12h||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------|
D5 S S S S S S S S H|-------------------------------||-------------------------------||--------------------------7----||--------------------------7----||--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--5----||-------------------------------|
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| S S S S S S S S H|-14p12h15p12h17p12h15p12-12----||-------------------------------||-------------------------------||-------------------------------||-------------------------------||-------------------------------|
D5 S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-----------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------||--7--------------------------------------------||--7--------------------------------------------||--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-5-||-----------------------------------------------|
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| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-----------------------------------------------||-13-12-10----10---------13-12-10----10---------||----------12----12-11-9----------12----12-11-9-||-----------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------|
D5 S S S S S S S S H|---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||-------------------------7-------------------||-------------------------7-------------------||--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-5--5-------------------||---------------------------------------------|
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| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E|---------------------------------------------||-13-12-10----10------------------------------||----------12----12-11-9-12-11-11-12-11-9-7\--||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------|
E5 S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------||-9------------------------------------||-9------------------------------------||-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7--7--7--7-7-7-7-||--------------------------------------|
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| S S S S S S S S S S S S Q|--------------------------------------||--------------------------10-12-------||----------7---7-9-12-9-12-------------||------7-9---9-------------------------||-7-10---------------------------------||--------------------------------------|
D5 S S S S S S S S H|----------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------||--------------------------7-------------------||--------------------------7-------------------||--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--5-------------------||----------------------------------------------|
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| S S S S S S S S S S S S E +E|----------------------------------------------||-15-12----12-15-12----12-15-12----12-15-(15)\-||-------14----------14----------14-------------||----------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------|
E5 S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------------||--9-----------------------------------------------------------------------------||--9-----------------------------------------------------------------------------||--7----7-----7----7-----7----7-----7----7-----7----7----7---7---7---7---7---7---||--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
| | |--------6---------| |--------6---------| |-------6-------| |------6------|
| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-19-17---15-17-15---14-15-14---12-14-12---10-12-10---8-10-8---7-8-7---5-7-5---3-||--------------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D5 S S S S S S S S H|------------------------------------||------------------------------------||----------------------7-------------||----------------------7-------------||--7-7--7-7--7-7--7-7--5-------------||------------------------------------|
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| E E E E E Q.|----------------12---14b15-14b15----||-12---14---15-----------------------||------------------------------------||------------------------------------||------------------------------------||------------------------------------|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------------||--9-----------------------------------------------------------------------------||--9-----------------------------------------------------------------------------||--7----7-----7----7-----7----7-----7----7-----7----7----7---7---7---7---7---7---||--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
| | |--------6---------| |--------6---------| |-------6-------| |------6------|
| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-19-17---15-17-15---14-15-14---12-14-12---10-12-10---8-10-8---7-8-7---5-7-5---3-||--------------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
S S S S S S S S H|------------------------------||------------------------------||----------------------7-------||----------------------7-------||--7-7--7-7--7-7--7-7--5-------||------------------------------|
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| E E E E H|----------------12---14b15----||-12---14---15-----------------||------------------------------||------------------------------||------------------------------||------------------------------|
D5 S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-----------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------||--7--------------------------------------------||--7--------------------------------------------||--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-5-||-----------------------------------------------|
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| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-----------------------------------------------||-13-12-10----10---------13-12-10----10---------||----------12----12-11-9----------12----12-11-9-||-----------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------|
D5 S S S S S S S S H|---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||-------------------------7-------------------||-------------------------7-------------------||--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-5--5-------------------||---------------------------------------------|
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| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E|---------------------------------------------||-13-12-10----10------------------------------||----------12----12-11-9-12-11-11-12-11-9-7\--||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------|
E5 S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------||-9------------------------------------||-9------------------------------------||-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7--7--7--7-7-7-7-||--------------------------------------|
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| S S S S S S S S S S S S Q|--------------------------------------||--------------------------10-12-------||----------7---7-9-12-9-12-------------||------7-9---9-------------------------||-7-10---------------------------------||--------------------------------------|
D5 S S S S S S S S H|-----------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------||--------------------------7--------------------------||--------------------------7--------------------------||--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--5--------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------|
| | |-----6------|
| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-----------------------------------------------------||-15-12----12-15-12----12-15-12----12-15-12-8-15-12-8-||-------14----------14----------14--------------------||-----------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------|
Outro E5 G5 F#5 ~~~~~~ |--3--|
Q. +E H +Q. S S S Q Q|-------------------------|---------15-14-12-15--14--||-15b17====(15)r15b17=====|=(15)r--------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------|
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| W +H Q Q|-------------------------|--------------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------||--9----------------------|--(9)-------------12--11--||--7----------------------|--(7)-------------10---9--||-------------------------|--------------------------|
B5 A5 B5 E E H. H. E E|-------------------|-------------------||-12-13-12tr13------|-12--------10-12---||-------------------|-------------------||-------------------|-------------------||-------------------|-------------------||-------------------|-------------------|
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| W +H Q Q|-------------------|-------------------||-------------------|-------------------||-------------------|-------------------||--4----------------|-(4)----2---4------||--2----------------|-(2)----0---2------||-------------------|-------------------|
C5 C5 B5 A5 G5 F#5 H E Q. H Q Q|----------------------------|---------------||----------------------------|---------------||----------------------------|--2------------||--5-----------------5--4----|--2-----5---4--||--3-----------------3--2----|--0-----5---4--||----------------------------|--------3---2--|
| | |--3--|
| Q S S S +E E Q. H Q Q|----------------------------|-------15--14--||-13--12-13-12-(12)-13-12----|---------------||----------------------------|-14------------||----------------------------|---------------||----------------------------|---------------||----------------------------|---------------|
E5 E5 D5 W +H E Q.|-------------------|------------------||-------------------|------------------||-------------------|---------9--7-----||--2----------------|-(2)-----9--7-----||--2----------------|-(2)-----7--5-----||--0----------------|-(0)--------------|
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| E E H. H E Q.|-12-14-12tr14------|-12-----12-10-----||-------------------|------------------||-------------------|------------------||-------------------|------------------||-------------------|------------------||-------------------|------------------|
E5 G5 F#5 W +H Q Q|--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------||--9-----------------------|--(9)-------------12--11--||--7-----------------------|--(7)-------------10---9--||--------------------------|--------------------------|
| | TP TP TP | |--3--|
| E E E E H +Q. S S S Q Q|--------------------------|---------15-14-12-15--14--||-15b17----12-15-15b17=====|=(15)r--------------------||-------14-----------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------|
B5 A5 B5 W +H Q Q|---------------------------|-----------------||---------------------------|-----------------||---------------------------|-----------------||--4------------------------|-(4)----2---4----||--2------------------------|-(2)----0---2----||---------------------------|-----------------|
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| E Q S S E Q S S H. E E|---------------------------|-----------------||-12-13--12-13-15-13--12-13-|-12--------10-12-||---------------------------|-----------------||---------------------------|-----------------||---------------------------|-----------------||---------------------------|-----------------|
C5 C5 B5 A5 G5 F#5 H E Q. H Q Q|----------------------------|---------------*||----------------------------|---------------*||----------------------------|--2------------*||--5-----------------5--4----|--2-----5---4--*||--3-----------------3--2----|--0-----5---4--*||----------------------------|--------3---2--*|
| | |--3--|
| Q S S S +E E Q. H Q Q|----------------------------|-------15--14--*||-13--12-13-12-(12)-13-12----|---------------*||----------------------------|-14------------*||----------------------------|---------------*||----------------------------|---------------*||----------------------------|---------------*|
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Duration Legend --------------- W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura + - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration) Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the duration for. Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests. Multi- bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for. Low melody durations appear below the staff Tablature Legend ---------------- h - hammer-on p - pull-off b - bend pb - pre-bend r - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately) /\ - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere") s - legato slide S - shift slide - natural harmonic [n] - artificial harmonic n(n) - tapped harmonic ~ - vibrato tr - trill T - tap TP - trem. picking PM - palm muting \n/ - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip \n - tremolo bar down n/ - tremolo bar up /n\ - tremolo bar inverted dip = - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls <> - volume swell (louder/softer) x - on rhythm slash represents muted slash o - on rhythm slash represents single note slash Misc Legend ----------- | - bar || - double bar ||o - repeat start o|| - repeat end *| - double bar (ending) : - bar (freetime) $ - Segno & - Coda Tempo markers - = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
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