Iced Earth - A Charge To Keep tab

Iced Earth:  A Charge To Keep

transcribed by: Russ Elton (webmaster@abysslord.com)

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Date last modified:  02/29/08
  
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Tuning: Eb

Guitar 1 (Clean)eb|-7----7--------7------------|Bb|-8-------8-----7----7-------|Gb|-9----------9--9-------9----|Db|---------------9----------9-|Ab|----------------------------|Eb|----------------------------|
eb|-7----------------------------|Bb|-7-------7------7----7--------|Gb|-7----7---------7-------7-----|Db|-9----------9--10----------10-|Ab|------------------------------|Eb|------------------------------|
Guitar 2 (Distortion)eb|---------------------|Bb|---------------------|Gb|---------------------|Db|---------------------|Ab|-2--2-2-2-2--2--2--2-|Eb|-0--0-0-0-0--0--0--0-| * * * * * * * *
Final time:eb|------------------------|Bb|------------------------|Gb|------------------------|Db|---------------------4--|Ab|-2--2-2-2-2--2--2--2-5--|Eb|-0--0-0-0-0--0--0--0----| * * * * * * * *
Riff 2 (Distortion)eb|---------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------------|Db|-4/5-----5----------4/5-----5----------|Ab|-5/7-7-7-7----5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7----5-5-5-|Eb|---------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * *eb|---------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------------|Db|-4\2-----2----------5\4-----4----------|Ab|-5\3-3-3-3----7-7-7-7\5-5-5-5----5-5-5-|Eb|---------------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * *
Final time:eb|-------------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------------|Db|-4\2-----2----------5\4-----4--------|Ab|-5\3-3-3-3----7-7-7-7\5-5-5-5--------|Eb|---------------------------------12\-| * * * * * * *
Play Riff 1 Play Riff 2
Riff 3Guitar 1 (Play 2x)eb|---------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------------|Db|------9------9------9------9------9----|Ab|---10---10-----10-----10-----10-----10-|Eb|-0---------0------0------0------0------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *eb|---------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------|Db|-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7---|Ab|---9---9-----9-----9-----9-----9-|Eb|-0-------0-----0-----0-----0-----|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *eb|---------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------|Db|-----5-----5-----5-----5-----5---|Ab|---7---7-----7-----7-----7-----7-|Eb|-0-------0-----0-----0-----0-----| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
1st ending:eb|---------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------|Db|-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4---|Ab|---5---5-----5-----5-----5-----5-|Eb|-0-------0-----0-----0-----0-----|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *2nd ending:eb|---------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------|Db|-----4-----4-----4-----4---------|Ab|---5---5-----5-----5-----5-5-5-5-|Eb|-0-------0-----0-----0-----------| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Guitar 2 (Comes in the 2nd time)eb|--------------------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------------------|Db|------12------12------12------12------12----|Ab|---14----14------14------14------14------14-|Eb|-0----------0-------0-------0-------0-------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *eb|--------------------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------------------|Db|------10------10------10------10------10----|Ab|---12----12------12------12------12------12-|Eb|-0----------0-------0-------0-------0-------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *eb|---------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------------|Db|------9------9------9------9------9----|Ab|---10---10-----10-----10-----10-----10-|Eb|-0---------0------0------0------0------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *eb|---------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------|Db|-----7-----7-----7-----7---------|Ab|---9---9-----9-----9-----9-5-5-5-|Eb|-0-------0-----0-----0-----------| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Riff 4 (Solo Rhythm)eb|-----------------------------------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------------------------------|Gb|-----------------------------------------------------|Db|-4\2-----2-----------------5\4-----4-----------------|Ab|-5\3-3-3-3--3--3-3-3-7-7-7-7\5-5-5-5--5--5-5-5-5-5-5-|Eb|-----------------------------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Final time:eb|--------------------------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------------------------|Db|-4\2-----2-----------------5\4-----4-----------4--|Ab|-5\3-3-3-3--3--3-3-3-7-7-7-7\5-5-5-5--5--5-5-5-5--|Eb|--------------------------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
SoloGuitar 1eb|-12-----12-----\--/15--14----14h15p14---------------|Bb|-15b17~-15b17~-\----------------------15~--------15-|Gb|-------------------------------------------14h16----|Db|----------------------------------------------------|Ab|----------------------------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------------------------|
eb|----------------17b19-17~----17h19p17---------------|Bb|-15h17~--17~--------------------------19~--------15-|Gb|-------------------------------------------14h16----|Db|----------------------------------------------------|Ab|----------------------------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------------------------|
eb|----------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|-15h17~--15--13--13h15~--13----12h13-12--10h12-10--8h10-8--8p7~-|Gb|----------------------------------------------------------------|Db|----------------------------------------------------------------|Ab|----------------------------------------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------------------------------------|
eb|---------------------------------|Bb|----------7h8-7------------------|Gb|-7-9-11-9--------9h11~----(11)\--|Db|---------------------------------|Ab|---------------------------------|Eb|---------------------------------|
Guitar 2eb|--8------8-----\------------------------------------|Bb|-11b13~-11b13~-\--/17--15----15h17p15---------------|Gb|--------------------------------------16~--------16-|Db|-------------------------------------------16h17----|Ab|----------------------------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------------------------|
eb|----------------------------------------------------|Bb|----------------19b20-19~----17h19p17---------------|Gb|-16h17~--17~--------------------------19~--------16-|Db|-------------------------------------------16h17----|Ab|----------------------------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------------------------|
eb|----------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------------------------------------|Gb|-16h17~--16--14--14h16~--14----12h14-12--11h12-11--9h11-9--9p7~-|Db|----------------------------------------------------------------|Ab|----------------------------------------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------------------------------------|
eb|-----------------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------------|Gb|-----------9h11-9------------------|Db|-9-10-12-9---------10h12~----(12)\-|Ab|-----------------------------------|Eb|-----------------------------------|
Back to one guitar:eb|-------------------------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------------------------|Db|-------------------------13h16p13h14-14h17t21p17-|Ab|-------------12h15p12h14-------------------------|Eb|-12h15p12h14-------------------------------------|
eb|-------------------------14b15--14p12--------|Bb|-------------12h17t20p17--------------15b17~-|Gb|-12h16t20p16---------------------------------|Db|---------------------------------------------|Ab|---------------------------------------------|Eb|---------------------------------------------|
End Solo
Riff 2aeb|---------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------------|Db|-4/5-----5----------4/5-----5----------|Ab|-5/7-7-7-7----5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7----5-5-5-|Eb|---------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * Final chordeb|---------------------------------------|-----|Bb|---------------------------------------|-----|Gb|---------------------------------------|-----|Db|-4\2-----2----------5\4-----4----------|-----|Ab|-5\3-3-3-3----7-7-7-7\5-5-5-5----5-5-5-|--2--|Eb|---------------------------------------|--0--| * * * * * * * * * *
Ending guitars (Three guitars combined for simplicity)eb|-12----15--14--10--------------15--14--|Bb|-12----17--15--12----10--12----17--15--|Gb|-12----16--14--12----11--12----16--14--|Db|---------------------12--14------------|Ab|---------------------------------------|Eb|---------------------------------------|
Notation: 10^ = bend a quarter step. 10b11 = bend a half step. 10b12 = bend a full step. 10b12r10 = bend and release. [10]12 = pre-bend. [10]12r10 = pre-bend and release. {14} = pick the 14th fret while holding the most previous bend. <17> = touch the string above the 17th fret while previous note(s) is(are) still ringing. 10b13* = tremolo bar bend, from the 10th fret to the 13th fret. 7d4* = tremolo bar dive, from the 7th fret to the 4th fret. 12~* = tremolo bar vibrato. x = mute with fret-hand * = palm mute X\\ = pick slide h = hammer-on p = pull-off ~ = vibrato t = finger tap / = slide up \ = slide down h. = natural harmonics a = artificial harmonics (9) = ghost note tm = trem picking tr = trill
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