Blind Guardian – Valhalla tab

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VALHALLA
As recorded by Blind Guardian
(From the 1989 Album FOLLOW THE BLIND)


Transcribed by Drimascus_God_Of_Thunder

 Words and Music by Blind Guardian

 

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Rythm1'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Rythm2'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Lead1'
Gtr IV (E A D G B E) - 'Lead2'
Gtr V (E A D G B E) - 'Outro Guitar'


   Pre-Verse
    Q=174
    E5                D5              C5
   4/4
    Gtr I
    PM|     PM|         PM--|   PM--|
e e E E e e E E S S S S S S S S Q E E||------------------|------------------------|||o-----------------|------------------------|||------------------|-----------------5------|||------3p2-----3p2-|-7-------7-------5--2h3-|||o-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3------|||--0-0-----0-0-----|------------------------|
E5 D5 C5 PM| PM| PM--| PM--|
e e E E e e E E S S S S S S S S Q E E 4x|-----------------|---------------------------|||-----------------|--------------------------o|||-----------------|-----------------5---------|||-----3p2-----3p2-|-7-------7-------5--2h3----|||-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3--------o|||-0-0-----0-0-----|---------------------------||
Verse E5 C5 E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S||--------------------------------|-------------------------------|||o-------------------------------|-------------------------------|||--------------------------------|-5-----------------------------|||--2-----------------------------|-5-----------------------------|||o-2-----------------------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|||--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-------------------------------|
D5 B5 E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-------------------------------|---------------------------------|||-------------------------------|--------------------------------o|||-7-----------------------------|-4-------------------------------|||-7-----------------------------|-4-------------------------------|||-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--o|||-------------------------------|---------------------------------||
E5 C5 E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-------------------------------|-------------------------------||-------------------------------|-------------------------------||-9-----------------------------|-5-----------------------------||-9-----------------------------|-5-----------------------------||-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-||-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
D5 G5 F#5 E5D5 E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E S S S S S S Q E E|-------------------------------|------------------------------||-------------------------------|------------------------------||-7-----------------------------|-12-------------------11--9-7-||-7-----------------------------|-12-------------------11--9-7-||-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--9--7-5-||-------------------------------|------------------------------|
E5 C5 E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-------------------------------|-------------------------------||-------------------------------|-------------------------------||-9-----------------------------|-5-----------------------------||-9-----------------------------|-5-----------------------------||-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-||-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
D5 B5 E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-------------------------------|---------------------------------||-------------------------------|---------------------------------||-7-----------------------------|-4-------------------------------||-7-----------------------------|-4-------------------------------||-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---||-------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E5 C5 E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-------------------------------|-------------------------------||-------------------------------|-------------------------------||-9-----------------------------|-5-----------------------------||-9-----------------------------|-5-----------------------------||-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-||-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
D5 G5 F#5 E5D5 E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E S S S S S S Q E E|-------------------------------|------------------------------||-------------------------------|------------------------------||-7-----------------------------|-12-------------------11--9-7-||-7-----------------------------|-12-------------------11--9-7-||-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--9--7-5-||-------------------------------|------------------------------|
C5 E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-------------------------------|---------------------------------||-------------------------------|---------------------------------||-5-----------------------------|---------------------------------||-5-----------------------------|---------------------------------||-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-||-------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B5 E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-------------------------------|---------------------------------||-------------------------------|---------------------------------||-4-----------------------------|---------------------------------||-4-----------------------------|---------------------------------||-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||-------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Pre-Bridge E5 D5 C5 PM| PM| PM--| PM--|
e e E E e e E E S S S S S S S S Q E E||------------------|-------------------------|||o-----------------|-------------------------|||------------------|-----------------5-------|||------3p2-----3p2-|-7-------7-------5---2h3-|||o-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-------|||--0-0-----0-0-----|-------------------------|
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| Gtr II| PM| PM| PM--| PM|| e e E E e e E E e e E E e e E E||------------------|-------------------------|||o-----------------|-------------------------|||------------------|-------------------------|||------3p2-----3p2-|---------3p==2-------2h3-|||o-----------------|-5---5-----------3-3-----|||--0-0-----0-0-----|-------------------------|
E5 D5 C5 PM| PM| PM--| PM--|
e e E E e e E E S S S S S S S S Q E E|-----------------|--------------------------|||-----------------|-------------------------o|||-----------------|-----------------5--------|||-----3p2-----3p2-|-7-------7-------5---2h3--|||-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-------o|||-0-0-----0-0-----|--------------------------||
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| PM| PM| PM--| PM|| e e E E e e E E e e E E e e E E|-----------------|--------------------------|||-----------------|-------------------------o|||-----------------|--------------------------|||-----3p2-----3p2-|---------3p==2-------2h3--|||-----------------|-5---5-----------3-3-----o|||-0-0-----0-0-----|--------------------------||
Bridge A5 D5 C5 E5 W W W W 4x||-----------|----------|----------|-------||||o----------|----------|----------|------o||||--2--------|-7--------|-5--------|-9-----||||--2--------|-7--------|-5--------|-9-----||||o-0--------|-5--------|-3--------|-7----o||||-----------|----------|----------|-------||
Guitar Break A5 W +W||----------------------|--------------------|||o---------------------|--------------------|||---2------------------|-(2)----------------|||---2------------------|-(2)----------------|||o--0------------------|-(0)----------------|||----------------------|--------------------|
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| Gtr III| Q E Q E E E Q E Q E Q||-------------------10-|-12---10------------|||o-10--12-13--12-13----|---------13--12-10--|||----------------------|--------------------|||----------------------|--------------------|||o---------------------|--------------------|||----------------------|--------------------|
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| Gtr IV| Q E Q E E E Q E Q E Q||---------12-----12-13-|-15---13-12---------|||o-13--15-----15-------|-------------15-13--|||----------------------|--------------------|||----------------------|--------------------|||o---------------------|--------------------|||----------------------|--------------------|
G#5 E5 W W|-------------------|--------------------|||-------------------|-------------------o|||-------------------|--------------------|||--6----------------|--2-----------------|||--6----------------|--2----------------o|||--4----------------|--0-----------------||
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| Q E Q E Q Q E Q E Q|-------------------|--------------------|||--9--10-12--10--9--|-------------------o|||-------------------|--9--10-12--10--9---|||-------------------|--------------------|||-------------------|-------------------o|||-------------------|--------------------||
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| Q E Q E Q Q E Q E Q|-------------------|--------------------|||-12--13-15--13-12--|-------------------o|||-------------------|-13--14-16--14-13---|||-------------------|--------------------|||-------------------|-------------------o|||-------------------|--------------------||
Chorus A5 E5 G5 F5 W W W W 4x||-----------|----------|----------|-------||||o----------|----------|----------|------o||||--2--------|----------|----------|-------||||--2--------|-2--------|-5--------|-3-----||||o-0--------|-2--------|-5--------|-3----o||||-----------|-0--------|-3--------|-1-----||
F5 E5 E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-------------------------------|----------------------------------||-------------------------------|----------------------------------||-------------------------------|----------------------------------||-3-----------------------------|-2-----------2-----------2--------||-3-----------------------------|-2-----------2-----------2--------||-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
Solo A5 E5 G5 F5 W W W W||-----------|----------|----------|-------||||o----------|----------|----------|------o||||--2--------|----------|----------|-------||||--2--------|-2--------|-5--------|-3-----||||o-0--------|-2--------|-5--------|-3----o||||-----------|-0--------|-3--------|-1-----||
A5 E5 E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S||--------------------------------|-------------------------------|||o-------------------------------|-------------------------------|||--2-----------------------------|-------------------------------|||--2-----------------------------|-2-----------------------------|||o-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-----------------------------|||--------------------------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
G5 F5 E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|||-------------------------------|-------------------------------o|||-------------------------------|--------------------------------|||-5-----------------------------|-3------------------------------|||-5-----------------------------|-3-----------------------------o|||-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--||
Chorus A5 E5 G5 F5 W W W W 4x||-----------|----------|----------|-------||||o----------|----------|----------|------o||||--2--------|----------|----------|-------||||--2--------|-2--------|-5--------|-3-----||||o-0--------|-2--------|-5--------|-3----o||||-----------|-0--------|-3--------|-1-----||
Interlude F5 S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S||------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|||o-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|||------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|||--10---------------10---------------|-10---------------10---------------|||o--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|||------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
1.,2.,3. A5 PM--------| PM--------| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
H e e e e e e H e e e e e e 4x|------------------|----------------------|||------------------|---------------------o|||-2----------------|-2--------------------|||-2----------------|-2--------------------|||-0----0-2-3-5-3-2-|-0----0-2-3-5-3-2----o|||------------------|----------------------||
4. E5 W +W|----------|--------||----------|--------||-9--------|-(9)----||-9--------|-(9)----||-7--------|-(7)----||-0--------|-(0)----|
Pre-Verse E5 D5 C5 PM| PM| PM--| PM--|
e e E E e e E E S S S S S S S S Q E E||------------------|------------------------|||o-----------------|------------------------|||------------------|-----------------5------|||------3p2-----3p2-|-7-------7-------5--2h3-|||o-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3------|||--0-0-----0-0-----|------------------------|
E5 D5 C5 PM| PM| PM--| PM--|
e e E E e e E E S S S S S S S S Q E E|-----------------|-------------------------|||-----------------|------------------------o|||-----------------|-----------------5-------|||-----3p2-----3p2-|-7-------7-------5--2h3--|||-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3------o|||-0-0-----0-0-----|-------------------------||
Bridge A5 D5 C5 E5 W W W W 4x||-----------|----------|----------|-------||||o----------|----------|----------|------o||||--2--------|-7--------|-5--------|-------||||--2--------|-7--------|-5--------|-2-----||||o-0--------|-5--------|-3--------|-2----o||||-----------|----------|----------|-0-----||
Chorus A5 E5 G5 F5 W W W W||-----------|----------|----------|-------||||o----------|----------|----------|------o||||--2--------|----------|----------|-------||||--2--------|-2--------|-5--------|-3-----||||o-0--------|-2--------|-5--------|-3----o||||-----------|-0--------|-3--------|-1-----||
A5 E5 E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S||--------------------------------|-------------------------------|||o-------------------------------|-------------------------------|||--2-----------------------------|-------------------------------|||--2-----------------------------|-2-----------------------------|||o-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-----------------------------|||--------------------------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
G5 F5 E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|||-------------------------------|-------------------------------o|||-------------------------------|--------------------------------|||-5-----------------------------|-3------------------------------|||-5-----------------------------|-3-----------------------------o|||-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--||
F5 E5 E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-------------------------------|----------------------------------||-------------------------------|----------------------------------||-------------------------------|----------------------------------||-3-----------------------------|-2-----------2-----------2--------||-3-----------------------------|-2-----------2-----------2--------||-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
A5 E5 G5 F5 W W W W 3x||-----------|----------|----------|-------||||o----------|----------|----------|------o||||--2--------|----------|----------|-------||||--2--------|-2--------|-5--------|-3-----||||o-0--------|-2--------|-5--------|-3----o||||-----------|-0--------|-3--------|-1-----||
A5 Am > W +W +W|----------|-------------||----------------||----------|-------------||----------------||-2--------|-(2)---------||-(2)------------||-2--------|-(2)---------||-(2)------------||-0--------|-(0)---------||-(0)------------||----------|-------------||----------------|
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| Gtr V| W H. Q Q. E +H|----------|-------------||-------0-(0)----||----------|-------------||----------------||----------|----------0--||--2-------------||----------|-------------||----------------||----------|-------------||--0-------------||----------|-------------||----------------| W
Em G F +W W W|----------------|---------------|---------------||----------------|---------------|---------------||-(2)------------|---------------|---------------||-(2)------------|---------------|---------------||-(0)------------|---------------|---------------||----------------|---------------|---------------|
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| Q E Q E Q Q E E E Q E Q E Q E Q|----------------|-------------0-|-0-------------||------0-0--1----|------0-1-3----|----3-3--1-0---||-------------0--|----2----------|---------------||----------------|---------------|---------------||----------------|---------------|---------------||--0-------------|-3-------------|-1-------------| W W W
Am Em G Gtr V Q. E +H Q E Q E Q Q E E E Q E|------0-(0)----|--------------|-------------0-||---------------|----0-0--1----|------0-1-3----||-2-------------|-----------0--|----2----------||---------------|--------------|---------------||-0-------------|--------------|---------------||---------------|-0------------|-3-------------| W W W
G Am Q E Q E Q W +W|-0------------|-^0--------|-(0)----*||----3-3--1-0--|-^1--------|-(1)----*||--------------|-^2--------|-(2)----*||--------------|-^2--------|-(2)----*||--------------|-^0--------|-(0)----*||-1------------|-----------|--------*| W
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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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