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HEADLESS GAME
As recorded by Edguy
(From the 1999 Album THEATER OF SALVATION)


Transcribed by /\X/\M

 Words and Music by Tobias Sammet

 

Em
0 2 2 0 0 0 

D
x x 0 2 3 2 

C
x 3 2 0 1 0 

B
x 2 4 4 4 x 

G
3 2 0 0 0 3 

Am
x 0 2 2 1 0 

F
1 3 3 2 1 1 


Gtr I (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Rhythm'
Gtr II (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Lead'
Gtr III (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Keyboard'
Gtr IV (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Lead II'


                    Intro
  Q=124
                     Em                      C
 4/4
  Gtr III
  W                  W                       W
                     |                       |
                     /                       /

Gtr I PM--------------------------------------------- H E a Q. s s e e s s e e s s e s s e e s s e e s s e|----------------||------------------------|-----------------------||----------------||o-----------------------|-----------------------||----------------||------------------------|-----------------------||----------------||------------------------|-----------------------||----------------||o-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||--------xs19\---||--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
D B W W | | / / ---------------------------------------------|
s s e e s s e e s s e s s e e s s e e s s e|-----------------------|-------------------------|||-----------------------|------------------------o|||-----------------------|-------------------------|||-----------------------|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|||-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--o|||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-------------------------||
Verse $ Em C W W | | / /
PM---------------------------------------------- s s e e s s e e s s e s s e e s s e e s s e||--------------------------|-----------------------|||o-------------------------|-----------------------|||--------------------------|-----------------------|||--------------------------|-----------------------|||o--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|||---0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
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| Gtr II| E E Q H W||--------------------------|-----------------------|||o-17\---------------------|-----------------------|||--------------------------|-----------------------|||--------------------------|-----------------------|||o-------------------------|-----------------------|||--------------------------|-----------------------|
D B W W | | / / ---------------------------------------------|
s s e e s s e e s s e s s e e s s e e s s e|-----------------------|---------------------------|||-----------------------|--------------------------o|||-----------------------|---------------------------|||-----------------------|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----|||-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----o|||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|---------------------------||
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| W W|-----------------------|---------------------------|||-----------------------|--------------------------o|||-----------------------|---------------------------|||-----------------------|---------------------------|||-----------------------|--------------------------o|||-----------------------|---------------------------||
Bridge Em W W | | / /
PM--------------------------------------------- s s e e s s e e s s e s s e e s s e e s s e||------------------------|-----------------------|||o-----------------------|-----------------------|||------------------------|-----------------------|||------------------------|-----------------------|||o-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|||--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
G D W W | | / / ---------------------------------------------|
s s e e s s e e s s e s s e e s s e e s s e|-----------------------|---------------------------|||-----------------------|--------------------------o|||-----------------------|---------------------------|||-----------------------|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----|||-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5----o|||-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|---------------------------||
Pre-Chorus G D C W W W W W +W | | | | / / / /
E E Q H W E E Q H W W +W|-------------|----------|-------------|----------|----------|--------|||-------------|----------|-------------|----------|----------|--------|||-------------|----------|-------------|----------|----------|--------|||-------------|----------|-5-----------|-7--------|-5--------|-(5)----|||-7-----------|-5--------|-3-----------|-5--------|-3--------|-(3)----|||-5-----------|-3--------|-------------|----------|----------|--------||
Chorus W W W W||-----------|----------|----------|------|||o----------|----------|----------|------|||-----------|----------|----------|------|||-----------|-5--------|----------|-7----|||o-2--------|-3--------|-5--------|-5----|||--0--------|----------|-3--------|------|
1. 2. To Coda W W W +W +W|----------|----------|----------|-------------||--------||----------|----------|----------|------------o||--------||----------|----------|----------|-------------||--------||----------|-5--------|-7--------|-(7)---------||-(7)----||-2--------|-3--------|-5--------|-(5)--------o||-(5)----||-0--------|----------|----------|-------------||--------|
Guitar Break Gtr I PM-------------------------------------------------- s s e e s s e e s s e s s e e s s e e s s e|--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------||--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-||--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-|
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| Gtr II| ~~~ ~~~| H. Q H. Q|--------------------------|-15----------------17-----||-17----------------19-----|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------|
-------------------------------------------------------|
s s e e s s e e s s e s s e e s s e e s s e|------------------------|--------------------------------||------------------------|--------------------------------||------------------------|--------------------------------||------------------------|--4-----4-4-4---4--4--4-4-4-4-4-||--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|--2-----2-2-2---2--2--2-2-2-2-2-||--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|--------------------------------|
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| ~~ ~~| W Q. +E H|-19---------------------|-19b20========(19)r==19---------||------------------------|--------------------------------||------------------------|--------------------------------||------------------------|--------------------------------||------------------------|--------------------------------||------------------------|--------------------------------|
PM-------------------------------------------------- s s e e s s e e s s e s s e e s s e e s s e|--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------||--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-||--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-|
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| ~~~ ~~~| H. Q H. Q|--------------------------|-15----------------17-----||-17----------------19-----|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------|--------------------------|
D.S. al Coda ----------------------------------------------------------------|
s s e e s s e e s s e s s e e s s e e s s e|-----------------------------|----------------------------------------|||-----------------------------|----------------------------------------|||-----------------------------|----------------------------------------|||-----------------------------|--4-----4-4---4----4--4--4-4--4-4--4----|||--2--2-2-2--2-2--2--2-2-2--2-|--2-----2-2---2----2--2--2-2--2-2--2----|||--0--0-0-0--0-0--0--0-0-0--0-|----------------------------------------||
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| ~~~ ~~~ ~~| Q. E Q. E Q +E +E Q E E|-15--------------------------|----------------------------------------|||-----------19---19--------15-|-15b17======(15)r(15)---15--------15----|||-----------------------------|-----------------------------16---------|||-----------------------------|----------------------------------------|||-----------------------------|----------------------------------------|||-----------------------------|----------------------------------------||
Guitar Solo & Am D Gtr III W W | | / /
W W|----------------|----------------||----------------|----------------||----------------|----------------||----------------|--7-------------||--7-------------|--5-------------||--5-------------|----------------|
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| E. E. E H E. E. E H|----------------|----------------||-/6--5----------|-/6--5----------||--------5-------|--------5-------||----------7-----|----------7-----||----------------|----------------||----------------|----------------|
G C D G |------3------| W +H Q Q Q | | | | | / / / / / |------3------|
W +H Q Q Q|----------------|----------------------------||----------------|----------------------------||----------------|----------------------------||----------------|--------5-----7-------------||--5-------------|-(5)----3-----5-------5-----||--3-------------|-(3)------------------3-----|
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| E. E. E H +H S S S S S S S S|----------------|----------------------------||-/6--5----------|----------------------------||--------5-------|--------5-------7-------4---||----------5-----|-(5)------5-5-----5-5-----5-||----------------|----------------------------||----------------|----------------------------|
Am D W W | | / /
W W|----------------|------------------||----------------|------------------||----------------|------------------||----------------|--7---------------||--7-------------|--5---------------||--5-------------|------------------|
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| E. E. E H E. E. E Q. E|----------------|------------------||-/6--5----------|-/6--5------------||--------5-------|--------5------4--||----------7-----|----------7-------||----------------|------------------||----------------|------------------|
F G C G |-------3-------| W +H Q Q Q | | | | | / / / / / |-------3-------|
W +H Q Q Q|---------------|-----------------------------------||---------------|-----------------------------------||---------------|-----------------------------------||---------------|-----------------5-----------------||-3-------------|-(3)------5------3--------5--------||-1-------------|-(1)------3---------------3--------|
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| H.. S S Q.. S S S S S S S S S|---------------|-----------------------------------||---------------|-----------------------------------||---------------|------------------------7---9-10---||-5---------2-0-|--2-----2s7-9-10---9-10------------||---------------|-----------------------------------||---------------|-----------------------------------|
Am W | /
W|-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-7---------------------------------------||-5---------------------------------------|
| | |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-5h8p5-----5h8p5-----5h8p5-----5h8p5-----||-------5-5-------5-5-------5-5-------5-5-||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------|
D W | /
W|---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||-7-------------------------------------------||-5-------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------|
| | |-3--| |-3--| |-3--| |-3--|
| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-5h10p5-----5h10p5-----5h10p5-----5h10p5-----||--------5-5--------5-5--------5-5--------5-5-||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------|
G W | /
W|---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||-5-------------------------------------------||-3-------------------------------------------|
| | |-3--| |-3--| |-3--| |-3--|
| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-8h12p8-----8h12p8-----8h12p8-----8h12p8-----||--------8-8--------8-8--------8-8--------8-8-||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------|
C D G |------3-------| +H Q Q Q | | | | / / / / |------3-------|
+H Q Q Q|-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||---------------------5-----7---------------||-(5)-----------------3-----5--------5------||-(3)--------------------------------3------|
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| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-13p8---12p8---10p8-12p8-----10p8-----12p8-||------8------8-----------8--------8--------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------|
Am D W W | | / /
W W|---------------|---------------------||---------------|---------------------||---------------|---------------------||---------------|--7------------------||-7-------------|--5------------------||-5-------------|---------------------|
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| Q +Q H E E E H +E|---------------|---------------------||-8--(8)S=10----|-10s12-10-12----(12)-||---------------|---------------------||---------------|---------------------||---------------|---------------------||---------------|---------------------|
F G W W | | / /
W W|--------------------------|---------------------------------||--------------------------|---------------------------------||--------------------------|---------------------------------||--------------------------|---------------------------------||--3-----------------------|-5-------------------------------||--1-----------------------|-3-------------------------------|
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| E E E Q. +E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|--------------------------|---------------------------------||-12s13-12-13----(13)\-0-0-|-0-1-1-1-1-3-3-3-3-6-6-6-6-3-3-3-||--------------------------|---------------------------------||--------------------------|---------------------------------||--------------------------|---------------------------------||--------------------------|---------------------------------|
Am W +W +W +W | | | | / / / /
W +W +W +W|-----------------|------------------------------|------------|--------|||-----------------|------------------------------|------------|--------|||-----------------|------------------------------|------------|--------|||-----------------|------------------------------|------------|--------|||-7---------------|-(7)--------------------------|-(7)--------|-(7)----|||-5---------------|-(5)--------------------------|-(5)--------|-(5)----||
| | Gtr IV | |---3---|
| E +Q H +E q q q E +E +E E W +W|-----------------|------------------------------|------------|--------|||-3-(3)s=5----(5)-|--5b6-5b6-5b6-5b6==(5)r(5)p3--|--5---------|-(5)----|||-----------------|------------------------------|------------|--------|||-----------------|------------------------------|------------|--------|||-----------------|------------------------------|------------|--------|||-----------------|------------------------------|------------|--------||
Verse Em Gtr III W +W | | / /
Gtr I PM---------------------------------------------- s s e e s s e e s s e s s e e s s e e s s e||------------------------|------------------------|||o-----------------------|------------------------|||------------------------|------------------------|||------------------------|------------------------|||o-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|||--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
C W +W | | / / ----------------------------------------------|
s s e e s s e e s s e s s e e s s e e s s e 4x|-----------------------|----------------------------|||-----------------------|---------------------------o|||-----------------------|----------------------------|||-----------------------|----------------------------|||-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----o|||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----||
Pre-Chorus G D C W W W W W +W | | | | / / / /
E E Q H W E E Q H W W +W|-------------|----------|-------------|----------|----------|--------|||-------------|----------|-------------|----------|----------|--------|||-------------|----------|-------------|----------|----------|--------|||-------------|----------|-5-----------|-7--------|-5--------|-(5)----|||-7-----------|-5--------|-3-----------|-5--------|-3--------|-(3)----|||-5-----------|-3--------|-------------|----------|----------|--------||
Out-Chorus W W W W||-----------|----------|----------|----------|||o----------|----------|----------|----------|||-----------|----------|----------|----------|||-----------|-5--------|----------|-7--------|||o-2--------|-3--------|-5--------|-5--------|||--0--------|----------|-3--------|----------|
W W W +W 3x|----------|----------|----------|---------|||----------|----------|----------|--------o|||----------|----------|----------|---------|||----------|-5--------|-7--------|-(7)-----|||-2--------|-3--------|-5--------|-(5)----o|||-0--------|----------|----------|---------||
W W W W|----------|----------|----------|----------||----------|----------|----------|----------||----------|----------|----------|----------||----------|-5--------|----------|-7--------||-2--------|-3--------|-5--------|-5--------||-0--------|----------|-3--------|----------|
W W W +W|----------|----------|----------|--------*||----------|----------|----------|--------*||----------|----------|----------|--------*||----------|-5--------|-7--------|-(7)----*||-2--------|-3--------|-5--------|-(5)----*||-0--------|----------|----------|--------*|
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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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