Iced Earth - The Path I Choose tab

Iced Earth:  The Path I Choose

transcribed by:  Russ Elton (vicelton@yahoo.com)
     edited by:  Brian van Maurilk (bmvst7@pitt.edu)


FIND EVERY ICED EARTH SONG AND
THE MOST UPDATED VERSION OF THIS SONG AT:

                          The Frozen Palace
                  http://truemetal.org/icedearth/

Date last modified:  01/12/02
  
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Tuning: Eb

Intro x2eb|---------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------|Db|---------------------------------|Ab|---------------------------------|Eb|-0-000-0-000-000-0-000-0-000-000-|
* *** * *** *** * *** * *** *** x2 x2eb|-----------------|-----------------|Bb|-----------------|-----------------|Gb|-----------------|-----------------|Db|-----------------|-----------------|Ab|-7-777-7-777-777-|-5-555-5-555-555-|Eb|-----------------|-----------------|
* *** * *** *** * *** * *** *** x2 x2eb|-----------------|-----------------|Bb|-----------------|-----------------|Gb|-----------------|-----------------|Db|-----------------|-----------------|Ab|-8-888-8-888-888-|-7-777-7-777-777-|Eb|-----------------|-----------------|
* *** * *** *** * *** * *** *** x2eb|-------------------------------------------------|-------|Bb|-------------------------------------------------|-------|Gb|-------------------------------------------------|-------|Db|-------------------------------------------------|-------|Ab|-3-333-3-333-333-5-555-5-555-555-2-222-2-222-222-|-------|Eb|-------------------------------------------------|--\\\\-| * *** * *** *** * *** * *** *** * *** * *** ***
Riff 1eb|-------------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------------|Gb|-----------------7-------------------|Db|---------7--7----5-9-9\--------------|Ab|-2-------5--5-55---7-7\--2-----2-----|Eb|-0----00-----------------0-0-0-0-0-0-| ** ** * * * * "During the last rays..."
eb|----------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------|Gb|----------------------------------|Db|----------------------------------|Ab|-3----3------2-----2--------------|Eb|-1-00-1--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--5-4-3-2-| ** * * * * * * * * * *
Riff 2eb|---------------------------3---|Bb|-----------------------------3-|Gb|-------------------------------|Db|-------------------------------|Ab|--4----------4--5--------------|Eb|--2----------2--3--------------| "Temptation befell me..."
Riff 3 x2eb|---------------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------------------|Db|----------------------7--7------10-10-101010-|Ab|----------------------5--5-5555--8--8--8-8-8-|Eb|-00000000000000000000------------------------| ******************** **** "This is the path..."
Riff 4eb|----------------------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------------------|Gb|----------------------------------------------|Db|------10-------------9------10-------9-7------|Ab|-------8--------7-10---------8--7-10-----10-8-|Eb|-0-000----0-000--------0-000------------------| * *** * *** * ***
Riff 5eb|-----------------------------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------------------------|Gb|-----------------------------------------------|Db|-------2-----3-----2-----0-----2-----3-----2p0-|Ab|-----------------------------------------------|Eb|-0-000---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0-----| * *** * * * * * * * * * * * *
eb|---------------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------------------|Db|-------0-----2-----3-----2-----0-------------|Ab|-------------------------------------3-----2-|Eb|-1-111---1-1---1-1---1-1---1-1---1-1---1-1---| * *** * * * * * * * * * * * *
Play Riff 4 Play Riff 5
Riff 6 (Solo Rhythm)eb|--------------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------------|Gb|-6------------------4-----------------|Db|-4-4-6-4-7-4-6p4p0--2-2-4-2-5-2-4p2p0-|Ab|--------------------------------------|Eb|--------------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * *
Riff 7eb|----------------7p6-----|----------------6p5-----|Bb|------------7p6-----7p6-|------------6p5-----6p5-|Gb|------------------------|------------------------|Db|-8--------8--(8)--------|-7--------7--(7)--------|Ab|-6-66-6-6-6--(6)--------|-5-55-5-5-5--(5)--------|Eb|------------------------|------------------------| ** * * ** * *
Riff 8 (solo rhythm)eb|--------------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------------|Db|---------8----8-8----------8--8-10--8-|Ab|-6-6-6-6-6--6-6-6--6-6-6-6-6--6--8--6-|Eb|--------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * eb|-----------------------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------------------|Gb|-----------------------------------------|Db|---------7----7-7----------7-----7-7-5-7-|Ab|-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5--55-5-5-3-5-|Eb|-----------------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * ** * * * *
Riff 9eb|----------------------------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------------------------|Gb|----------------------------------------------------|Db|---------8---------8-----8----------8---------10--8-|Ab|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--8--6-|Eb|----------------------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * eb|--------------------------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------------------------|Db|---------7---------7-----7----------7-----7-7-5-7-|Ab|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-5-|Eb|--------------------------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Riff 10Guitar 1eb|-----------------------|Bb|-----------------------|Gb|-----------------------|Db|--8--------8---------8-|Ab|--6--------6---------6-|Eb|-----------------------|
Guitar 2eb|--11-10--------------------------|Bb|---------11-12-11----------------|Gb|------------------11-10----------|Db|------------------------13-12-13-|Ab|---------------------------------|Eb|---------------------------------|
Guitar 3eb|------------------------|Bb|------------------------|Gb|---8-7------------------|Db|--------8-9-8-----------|Ab|--------------9-8-6-5-6-|Eb|------------------------|
Riff 11eb|---------------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------------|Gb|-----------------------------------------3-2-|Db|-2-----------3--------2------------3-----3-2-|Ab|-0-0-0-3p2p0-1--/12\--0--0-0-3p2p0-1-1-1-----|Eb|---------------------------------------------| * *
Riff 12eb|-----------------------------------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------------------------------|Gb|-----------------------------------------------------|Db|-----------------------------------------------------|Ab|-7---------------------------8-7---------------10--8-|Eb|-5-5-555-555-555-555-555-555-6-5-5-555-555-555--8--6-| * *** *** *** *** *** *** * *** *** ***
Riff 12aeb|--------------------------------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------------------------------|Db|--------------------------------------------------------|Ab|-7---------------------------8-7---------------10--8--8-|Eb|-5-5-555-555-555-555-555-555-6-5-5-555-555-555--8--6--6-| * *** *** *** *** *** *** * *** *** *** "Forced power..."
Riff 13eb|--------------------------------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------------------------------|Db|------------3-2----------0-2----------3-----------------|Ab|-2----------3-2----------0-2----------3--2-22-0-2-0-----|Eb|-0-0-0-0-0------0-0-0-0------0-0-0-0----------------3-3-| * * * * * * * * * * * * * ** * * * *
Lead into next part:eb|---------------------------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------------------------------|Db|------------3-2----------0-2-----------------------------|Ab|-2----------3-2----------0-2-----------------------------|Eb|-0-0-0-0-0------0-0-0-0------0-0-000-000-000-000-000-000-| * * * * * * * * * * *** *** *** *** *** ***
Play Riff 12a "The chosen one..." Play Riff 13
Riff 13aeb|--------------------------------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------------------------------|Db|-----------10-9----------7-9---------10-----------------|Ab|-2----------8-7----------5-7----------8--2-22-0-2-0-----|Eb|-0-0-0-0-0------0-0-0-0------0-0-0-0----------------3-3-| * * * * * * * * * * * * * ** * * * *
Play Riff 2 "Temptation befell me..." Play Riff 3 "This is the path..."
Riff 14 x2eb|-----------------|--------------------------------|Bb|-----------------|--------------------------------|Gb|-----------------|--------------------------------|Db|-4--4--4--2-4-5--|-7--7--7--7-5-7--4--4--4--2-4-5-|Ab|-2--2--2--0-2-3--|-5--5--5--5-3-5--2--2--2--0-2-3-|Eb|-----------------|--------------------------------|
Riff 14a x2eb|-------------------------|Bb|-------------------------|Gb|-------------------------|Db|-4-----4-----4-----2-4-5-|Ab|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-2-3-|Eb|-------------------------|
* * * * * * eb|--------------------------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------------------------|Db|-7-----7-----7-----7-5-7--4-----4-----4-----2-4-5-|Ab|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-5--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-2-3-|Eb|--------------------------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * * * *
notation: ^ = bend [ ^ = half, ^^ = whole, etc. ] ^r = bend and release x = mute with fret-hand * = mute with palm-hand X\\ = pick slide h = hammer-on p = pull-off ~ = vibrato t = tap-on / = slide up \ = slide down h. = harmonics ah = artificial harmonic (9) = ghost note tm = trem picking tr = trill
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