Iced Earth - Retribution Through The Ages tab

Iced Earth:  Retribution Through The Ages

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

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Date last modified:  12/19/07
  
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Tuning: Eb


Riff 1Guitar 1 x2eb|-------------------------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------------------------|Db|-7----7---8----8---------------------------------|Ab|-5----5---5----5---7----7-00-10-0000-8-0000-7----|Eb|-5----5-0--------0-5----5---------------------00-|
* * ** * **** * **** * **eb|-----------------------------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------------------------|Gb|-----------------------------------------------|Db|-3----3----5--5--5---2----2----0-2----0-2--2-0-|Ab|-3----3----5--5--5---2----2----0-2-22-0-2--2-0-|Eb|-1----1-00-3--3--3-0-0----0-00-----------------|
** * ** ** *eb|--------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------|Db|-3----3----5----5---2-----------|Ab|-3----3----5----5---2-----------|Eb|-1----1-00-3----3-0-0--------00-| ** * **
Final time:eb|----------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------|Gb|----------------------------------|Db|-3----3----5----5---2-------------|Ab|-3----3----5----5---2-------------|Eb|-1----1-00-3----3-0-0------//12\\-| ** *
Guitar 2eb|----------------------------------|Bb|-----------8----------------------|Gb|-7--9--10-----10--9------7--10--9-|Db|---------------------10-----------|Ab|----------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------|
eb|-------------------------|Bb|-----------8-------------|Gb|-7--9--10-----10--9------|Db|---------------------10--|Ab|-------------------------|Eb|-------------------------|
eb|-----------------------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------------------|Gb|-----------7-----------------------------|Db|-7--9--10-----10--9------7--10--9--7-----|Ab|---------------------10---------------10-|Eb|-----------------------------------------|
eb|------------------------|Bb|------------------------|Gb|-----------7--9--10--9--|Db|-7--9--10---------------|Ab|------------------------|Eb|------------------------|
Guitar 3 (Comes in the 2nd time)eb|----------------------------------------|Bb|-------------11-------------------------|Gb|-10--12--14------14--12------10--14--12-|Db|-------------------------14-------------|Ab|----------------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------------|
eb|-----------------------------|Bb|-------------11--------------|Gb|-10--12--14------14--12------|Db|-------------------------14--|Ab|-----------------------------|Eb|-----------------------------|
eb|---------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------|Gb|-----7--9--10--9--7--------9--7--------|Db|-10-----------------9--10--------10--9-|Ab|---------------------------------------|Eb|---------------------------------------|
eb|-------------------------|Bb|---------------8--10--8--|Gb|-----7--9--10------------|Db|-10----------------------|Ab|-------------------------|Eb|-------------------------|
Riff 2Guitar 1 eb|---------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------------|Db|---------------------------------------|Ab|--------8------7------5------7----8----|Eb|-5-5555---5555---5555---5555---55---55-|
* **** * **** * **** * **** * ** * ** "Time..."eb|---------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------------|Db|---------------------------------------|Ab|--------8------7------5------8----7----|Eb|-5-5555---5555---5555---5555---55---55-|
* **** * **** * **** * **** * ** * ** "...years pass..."eb|---------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------------|Db|---------------------------------------|Ab|--------8------7------5------7----8----|Eb|-6-6666---6666---6666---6666---66---66-|
* **** * **** * **** * **** * ** * ** "...ancient rites..."eb|---------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------------|Db|---------------------------------------|Ab|--------8------7------5------8----7----|Eb|-6-6666---6666---6666---6666---66---66-| * **** * **** * **** * **** * ** * ** "...in tact..."
Final time:eb|---------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------------|Db|---------------------------------------|Ab|--------8------7------5------8----7----|Eb|-6-6666---6666---6666---6666---66---00-| * **** * **** * **** * **** * ** * ** "...gold and land."
Guitar 2 plays an octave higher of guitar 1, but also ends with two open Es. Play Riff 1 Guitar 3 is played every time Play Riff 2 "Blood..."
Riff 3 (Solo Rhythm)eb|---------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------------|Db|---------------------------------------|Ab|-4------5------4------2------4----5----|Eb|-2-2222---2222---2222---2222---22---22-|
**** * **** * **** * **** * ** * **eb|---------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------------|Db|---------------------------------------|Ab|--------5------4------2------4----5----|Eb|-2-2222---2222---2222---2222---22---22-|
* **** * **** * **** * **** * ** * **eb|---------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------------|Db|---------------------------------------|Ab|-2------5------4------2------4----5----|Eb|-3-3333---3333---3333---3333---33---33-|
**** * **** * **** * **** * ** * **eb|---------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------------|Db|---------------------------------------|Ab|--------5------4------2------4----5----|Eb|-3-3333---3333---3333---3333---33---33-| * **** * **** * **** * **** * ** * **
Final time:eb|---------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------------|Db|---------------------------------------|Ab|--------5------4------2------4----5----|Eb|-3-3333---3333---3333---3333---33---30-| * **** * **** * **** * **** * ** * **
Soloeb|---------------6----6-7-9-7h9p7p6-7-6b7~------|Bb|-----------7-8---------------------------7-7--|Gb|-------6-9------------------------------------|Db|-7-8-9----------------------------------------|Ab|----------------------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------------------|
eb|----------------------------------------|Bb|-12--12p8----14--14p10-----15--15p12----|Gb|----------9------------11------------12-|Db|----------------------------------------|Ab|----------------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------------|
eb|-------------------------------------|Bb|-14--14p10-----12-12p8---14-14p10----|Gb|-----------11----------9----------11-|Db|-------------------------------------|Ab|-------------------------------------|Eb|-------------------------------------|
eb|------------------------------------------|Bb|-15--15p12-----17--17p14-----19--19p15----|Gb|-----------12------------14------------16-|Db|------------------------------------------|Ab|------------------------------------------|Eb|------------------------------------------|
eb|---------------------------------------12b14-|Bb|-17--17p14-----15-15p12----14-14p10----------|Gb|-----------14-----------12----------11-------|Db|---------------------------------------------|Ab|---------------------------------------------|Eb|---------------------------------------------|
eb|-{12}-{12}-12b14r12---------------------------------|Bb|---------------------12b14r12--10h12----12----10h12-|Gb|-------------------------------------11----11-------|Db|----------------------------------------------------|Ab|----------------------------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------------------------|
eb|----------------------------12b14~-|Bb|-[12]14r12p10-[12]14r12p10---------|Gb|-----------------------------------|Db|-----------------------------------|Ab|-----------------------------------|Eb|-----------------------------------|
eb|-14----14-----15----15-----17----17----|Bb|-17b19-17b19--18b20-18b20--20b22-20b22-|Gb|---------------------------------------|Db|---------------------------------------|Ab|---------------------------------------|Eb|---------------------------------------|
eb|-15----15-----17-----15-----|Bb|-18b20-18b20--20b22--18b20--|Gb|----------------------------|Db|----------------------------|Ab|----------------------------|Eb|----------------------------|
eb|-14----14-----15----15-----14----14----|Bb|-17b19-17b19--18b20-18b20--17b19-17b19-|Gb|---------------------------------------|Db|---------------------------------------|Ab|---------------------------------------|Eb|---------------------------------------|
eb|-15----15-----17-----15-----12\----|Bb|-18b20-18b20--20b22--18b20--15b17\-|Gb|-----------------------------------|Db|-----------------------------------|Ab|-----------------------------------|Eb|-----------------------------------|
End Solo
Riff 4 (Solo Rhythm) x2eb|---------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------------|Db|---------------------------------------|Ab|-7------7------7------7------7----7----|Eb|-5-5555-5-5555-5-5555-5-5555-5-55-5-55-|
**** **** **** **** ** ** x2eb|---------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------------|Db|---------------------------------------|Ab|-8------8------8------8------8----8----|Eb|-5-5555-5-5555-5-5555-5-5555-5-55-5-55-| **** **** **** **** ** **
Final time:eb|--------------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------------|Db|--------------------------------------|Ab|-8------8------8------8------8--------|Eb|-5-5555-5-5555-5-5555-5-5555-5-00-12\-| **** **** **** **** **
Soloeb|----------------------------|Bb|-14--15---------------------|Gb|----------------------------|Db|-11--12--14--(14)/15--14----|Ab|-------------------------17-|Eb|----------------------------|
eb|-----------------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------------|Gb|-----------------------------------|Db|-14--(14)/15--/17--(17)\15--14-----|Ab|--------------------------------17-|Eb|-----------------------------------|
eb|-----------------------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------------------|Gb|-15-15\--15-15\--15-15\--15\--15\--------|Db|-15-15\--15-15\--15-15\--15\--15\--------|Ab|-----------------------------------------|Eb|-----------------------------------17/18-|
eb|-------------------------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------19----------20-21-|Db|-------------19-20-------20-19----19-19-20-------|Ab|-19-20-19-20-------19-20-------------------------|Eb|-------------------------------------------------|
eb|-18-17-------------------------------------17-18-20b22~-|Bb|-------18-17-------------------------17-18--------------|Gb|-------------19-18-------------18-19--------------------|Db|-------------------20-19-19-20--------------------------|Ab|--------------------------------------------------------|Eb|--------------------------------------------------------|
End Solo Play Riff 1 Guitar 3 is played every time
Guitar 1 ends song with this:eb|------------------------------------------|Bb|------------------------------------------|Gb|-----------------------------5------------|Db|-3----3----5----5---2--------5----5----7--|Ab|-3----3----5----5---2--------3----5----7--|Eb|-1----1-00-3----3-0-0-------------3----5--| ** *
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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