Iced Earth - Prophecy tab

Iced Earth:  Prophecy

transcribed by:  Russ Elton (vicelton@yahoo.com)
  main solo by:  Lee Ritholtz (LeeR333@aol.com)
     edited by:  Adam (chadam31@hotmail.com)
                 Russ

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

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

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

Riff 1 (clean, let top notes ring throughout)eb|---------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------|Gb|---7--10-----9---7-----7-----7---|Db|-7---7---7-7---7---7-7---7-7---7-|Ab|---------------------------------|Eb|---------------------------------| "I can see clearly..."
eb|---------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------|Gb|---7--10-----9---7-----7-----7---|Db|-8---8---8-8---8---8-8---8-8---8-|Ab|---------------------------------|Eb|---------------------------------| "...attack on hallowed ground..."
Riff 2 (distortion)Guitar 1eb|-------------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------------|Gb|-7~-7~-7~-7-7h9-7\5~-5~-5~-5-5h7-5\3-|Db|-------------------------------------|Ab|-------------------------------------|Eb|-------------------------------------| "So heed my warning..."
eb|------------------------------|Bb|------------------------------|Gb|-3~-3~-3~-3-3h5-3\2~-2~-2~-2/-|Db|------------------------------|Ab|------------------------------|Eb|------------------------------|
Guitar 2eb|-------------------------------------|Bb|-6~-6~-6~-6-6h8-6\5~-5~-5~-5-5h6-5\3-|Gb|-------------------------------------|Db|-------------------------------------|Ab|-------------------------------------|Eb|-------------------------------------| "So heed my warning..."
eb|-----------------------------|Bb|-3~-3~-3~-3~-3-3-3/6~-6~-6~--|Gb|-----------------------------|Db|-----------------------------|Ab|-----------------------------|Eb|-----------------------------|
Riff 3 (clean, let top notes ring) x2 (Distortion)eb|------------------------------------|-------------|Bb|------------------------------------|-------------|Gb|------------------------------------|-------------|Db|-7-----5-----8-----5-----7---7------|---3-----5---|Ab|---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5---5----|---3-----5---|Eb|------------------------------------|-------------| "A sacred few..."
Play Riff 1 "Ten thousand years..." Play Riff 2 "So there is hope you see..." Play Riff 3 "Oppressed for centuries..."
Riff 4 (distortion)eb|------------------------|Bb|------------------------|Gb|------------------------|Db|-7-----7----7------7----|Ab|-5-555-5----5--555-5----|Eb|------------------------|
eb|----------------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------------|Gb|----------------------------------------|Db|-------5------------5---3---5-----6-5-3-|Ab|-3-333-3--3-333-3-3---3---3---3-3-------|Eb|----------------------------------------| * *** * *** * * * * *
Riff 5 x2 eb|-------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------|Db|-----------7---5---7-----5-7-8-|Ab|-5-555-5-5---5---5---5-5-------|Eb|-------------------------------|
* *** * * * * * x2eb|-------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------|Db|-----------5---3---5-----6-5-3-|Ab|-3-333-3-3---3---3---3-3-------|Eb|-------------------------------| * *** * * * * *
Riff 6eb|--------------------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------------------|Db|-7-----7-----7---8--5--7-----7-----7---8--5-|Ab|-5-555-5-5-5-5---6--3--5-555-5-5-5-5---6--3-|Eb|--------------------------------------------|
*** * * *** * * "We'll take their identity..."eb|--------------------------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------------------------|Db|-10----10--12\10-8-----8-10\8-7-----7-----7--8--5-|Ab|--8-888-8--10\-8-6-666-6--8\6-5-555-5-5-5-5--6--3-|Eb|--------------------------------------------------| *** *** *** * * "All the while..."
Riff 7 x2eb|-------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------|Db|-------7-----5-----7-----5-7-8-|Ab|-5-555---555---555---555-------|Eb|-------------------------------|
* *** *** *** *** eb|-------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------|Db|-------5-----3-----6-----6-5-3-|Ab|-3-333---333---333---333-------|Eb|-------------------------------| * *** *** *** ***
Play Riff 6 Solo rhythm
Soloeb|--------------------15-17-19-17-15---------------------|Bb|-----------15-17-18----------------18-17-15------------|Gb|-/14-16-17----------------------------------15~~--14~~-|Db|-------------------------------------------------------|Ab|-------------------------------------------------------|Eb|-------------------------------------------------------|
eb|----------------------------------------------|Bb|-8h10h11--10-8--------------------------------| Gb|---------------10-10/12-9--9h10/12-10-10p9----|Db|-------------------------------------------12-|Ab|----------------------------------------------| Eb|----------------------------------------------|
eb|--------------------------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------------------------| Gb|----10\9--9/10--10/12--12/14--14/17-17b19--15-14--|Db|-12-----------------------------------------------|Ab|--------------------------------------------------| Eb|--------------------------------------------------|
eb|---13--13--13--13--13--13--13--13-|Bb|-17--15--13--17--15--17--15--13---|Gb|----------------------------------| Db|----------------------------------|Ab|----------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------|
eb|-12-13p12------12-13-15-12----------13-|Bb|---------13--13-----------13------13---|Gb|-----------14---------------12--12-----| Db|------------------------------14-------|Ab|---------------------------------------|Eb|---------------------------------------|
eb|-17p13----------13-17-131313-17-131313-|Bb|------15------15-----------------------|Gb|--------14--14-------------------------| Db|----------15---------------------------|Ab|---------------------------------------|Eb|---------------------------------------|
eb|-18p13----------13-18-131313-18-131313-|Bb|------15------15-----------------------|Gb|--------14--14-------------------------| Db|----------15---------------------------|Ab|---------------------------------------|Eb|---------------------------------------|
eb|-17-131313-15-131313-17-131313-18p13\-|Bb|--------------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------------| Db|--------------------------------------|Ab|--------------------------------------|Eb|--------------------------------------|
eb|-/17tm-18tm--24b26r24-24b26~~~-|Bb|-------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------| Db|-------------------------------|Ab|-------------------------------|Eb|-------------------------------|
End solo Play Riff 7
Riff 8 x2eb|------------------------------|Bb|------------------------------|Gb|------------------------------|Db|-7-----7-----7-----7-----8--5-|Ab|-5-555-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-6--3-|Eb|------------------------------|
*** * * * * * * "Assasins we will be..." eb|--------------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------------|Db|-10-----10-----12\10-8-----8-----10\8-|Ab|--8-888--8-8-8-10\-8-6-666-6-6-6--8\6-|Eb|--------------------------------------|
*** * * *** * * "Jesus Christ..." Last timeeb|------------------------------|-----|Bb|------------------------------|-----|Gb|------------------------------|-----|Db|-7-----7-----7-----7-----8--5-|--7--|Ab|-5-555-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-6--3-|--5--|Eb|------------------------------|-----| *** * * * * * * "The Domino Decree..."
Play Riff 1 w/ this lead
This is only guitar 1, except the notes in (), those are some of guitar 2's.eb|-----------------------------------------------|Bb|-/10~~--10h11-10~~~----10-11~~~----11h13-11~~--|Gb|-----------------------------------------------|Db|-----------------------------------------------|Ab|-----------------------------------------------|Eb|-----------------------------------------------|
eb|--------------------------------------|Bb|-/13-13-13-15-13-11-10~~--10h11-10~~~-|Gb|--------------------------------------|Db|--------------------------------------|Ab|--------------------------------------|Eb|--------------------------------------|
eb|---------------(12-13-12)--------|Bb|-/6--10--11~~---------11h13-11~~-|Gb|---------------------------------|Db|---------------------------------|Ab|---------------------------------|Eb|---------------------------------|
eb|----------------------12-13-12-------------------------|Bb|----------------13-15---------15-13--------------------|Gb|-------12-14-15---------------------15-14-12-----------|Db|-12-15---------------------------------------15-12~~~--|Ab|-------------------------------------------------------|Eb|-------------------------------------------------------|
End lead
Play Riff 2 "And so our world........"Guitar 2's ending for riff 2eb|----------------------------------|Bb|-3~-3~-3~-3~-3-3-3/6~-6~-6~-8-6-5-|Gb|----------------------------------|Db|----------------------------------|Ab|----------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------|
Ending (clean)eb|---------------5-----|Bb|---------------6p5-6-|Gb|---------------7-----|Db|--7--5---------7-----|Ab|--------8--7---5-----|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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