Iced Earth - The Phantom Opera Ghost tab

Iced Earth:  The Phantom Opera Ghost

transcribed by: Russ Elton (vicelton@yahoo.com)

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Date last modified:  01/15/02
  
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Tuning: Eb

Intro
 
Guitar 1 (12 string acoustic) x2eb|------------------------------------------------|Bb|------------------------------------------------|Gb|---------9-----9-10--9-----9--------------------|Db|--10-12----10----------12----10-12--9-10----10--|Ab|------------------------------------------------|Eb|------------------------------------------------|
eb|-------------------------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------------------------|Db|---7----10--9--7----10--9--7-----7--9--9\-7---7--|Ab|-----------------------------10------------------|Eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 2 (Acoustic) x2eb|--------------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------------|Db|-7-9-10-7-10-12-10-9-10-7-9-6-7-7-7-7-|Ab|--------------------------------------|Eb|--------------------------------------|
eb|----------------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------------|Gb|------------------5-4----2-4--4\2-2-2-2-|Db|-2-3-5-0-2-2-2-2-------5----------------|Ab|----------------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------------|
eb|-------------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------------|Gb|-------3-2-2-2-2--5-4----2-4--4\2--2-|Db|-2-3-5-----------------5-------------|Ab|-------------------------------------|Eb|-------------------------------------|
Riff 1 (Distortion) x2eb|-------------------------|Bb|-------------------------|Gb|-------------------------|Db|-------------------------|Ab|-7-----7--5---8--8--8-7\-|Eb|-5-555-5--3---6--6--6-5\-|
* ***eb|-------------------------|Bb|-------------------------|Gb|-------------------------|Db|-------------------------|Ab|-10-----10\----8-----8\--|Eb|--8-888--8\----6-666-6\--| * *** * ***
Riff 2Guitar 1eb|-------------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------------|Db|-7---9---10---7---10---12---10---9---|Ab|---0---0----0---0----0----0----0---0-|Eb|-------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * "I..."eb|----------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------|Gb|----------------------------------|Db|-10---7---9---6---7-------7---7---|Ab|----0---0---0---0---000-0---0---0-|Eb|----------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * *** * * * * * "...feel you..."eb|-------------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------------|Db|-7---9---10---7---10---12---10---9---|Ab|---0---0----0---0----0----0----0---0-|Eb|-------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * "From beyond the walls..."eb|----------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------|Gb|----------------------------------|Db|-10---7---9---6---7-------7---7\--|Ab|----0---0---0---0---000-0-a-0-a---|Eb|----------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * *** * * "...speak to me..."
Guitar 2eb|-------------------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------------------|Db|------9------------------------------------|Ab|-7-------7----7---9-10-----9--10--9-7------|Eb|---------------------------------------5-5-|
Guitar 3eb|-------------------------------------------|Bb|-----12------------------------------------|Gb|-9-------9----9--11-12----11--12-11-9------|Db|---------------------------------------7-7-|Ab|-------------------------------------------|Eb|-------------------------------------------|
Riff 3eb|---------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------|Db|---------------------------------|Ab|---------2-------3\2-----2-------|Eb|-0-000-0-0-0-0-0-1\0-0-0-0-000-0-|
* *** * * * * * * *** * "Christine my love..."eb|-------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------|Db|-------------------------------|Ab|-5----------3--3\2-------------|Eb|-3--3-333-1-1--1\0-0-000-0-0-0-|
* *** * * *** * * * "Paris now will worship you..."eb|---------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------|Db|---------------------------------|Ab|-2-------2-------3\2-----2-------|Eb|-0-000-0-0-0-0-0-1\0-0-0-0-000-0-|
*** * * * * * * *** * "You will star soon..."eb|-------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------|Db|-------------------------------|Ab|-5----------3--3\2-------------|Eb|-3--3-333-1-1--1\0-0-000-0-0-0-| * *** * * *** * * * "How I'd kill to make a show for you..."
Play Riff 2 "Oh my love..." Play Riff 3 "Soon I'll take you..."
Riff 4eb|-----------------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------------|Gb|-----------------------------------|Db|-----------------------------------|Ab|-7--------------------8--5--5--5/7-|Eb|-5--5-555-555-555-555-6--3--3--3/5-|
* *** *** *** ***eb|-----------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------|Gb|-----------------------------|Db|-----------------------------|Ab|---------------------------5-|Eb|-5-555-555-555-555-555-555-3-|
* *** *** *** *** *** *** *eb|-----------------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------------|Gb|-----------------------------------|Db|-----------------------------------|Ab|-7--------------------8--5--5--5/7-|Eb|-5--5-555-555-555-555-6--3--3--3/5-|
* *** *** *** ***eb|------------------------------|Bb|------------------------------|Gb|------------------------------|Db|------------------------------|Ab|------------------------------|Eb|-5-555-555-555-555-555-555-55-| * *** *** *** *** *** *** **
Play Riff 2 "Oh Christine..." Play Riff 3 "Erik, my love..." Play Riff 2 "Take my hand..." Play Riff 3 "Caverns, mazes..."
Riff 5Guitar 1eb|-----------------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------------|Gb|-----------------------------------|Db|-----------------------------------|Ab|-7--------------------8--5--5--5/7-|Eb|-5--5-555-555-555-555-6--3--3--3/5-|
* *** *** *** ***eb|-----------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------|Gb|-----------------------------|Db|-----------------------------|Ab|---------------------------5-|Eb|-5-555-555-555-555-555-555-3-| * *** *** *** *** *** *** *
Final timeeb|-----------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------|Gb|-----------------------------|Db|-----------------------------|Ab|---------------------------7-|Eb|-5-555-555-555-555-555-555-5-| * *** *** *** *** *** ***
Guitar 2 eb|--------------------------|Bb|--------------------------|Gb|--------------------------|Db|-14-12-14-121214-15-14-12-|Ab|--------------------------|Eb|--------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * eb|--------------------------|Bb|--------------------------|Gb|-----------------12-------|Db|-14-12-14-121214----14-12-|Ab|--------------------------|Eb|--------------------------| * * * * * * * * *
Riff 6Guitar 1eb|----------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------|Gb|----------------------------------|Db|----------------------------------|Ab|-5--------------------------------|Eb|-3--3-333-333-333-333-333-333-333-|
* *** *** *** *** *** *** ***eb|-------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------|Db|-------------------------------|Ab|-----------------------------5-|Eb|-333-333-333-333-333-333-333-3-| *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Guitar 2eb|--------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------|Db|-9-7-9~~--779-9910-10109-997-77-|Ab|--------------------------------|Eb|--------------------------------|
*** ** * * ** *** **Guitar 3eb|-----------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------|Gb|-7-5-7~~--557-779-997-775-55-|Db|-----------------------------|Ab|-----------------------------|Eb|-----------------------------| *** *** *** *** **
Play Riff 5 Play Riff 6 Play Riff 5 Play Riff 6
Lead into next section:Guitar 1eb|------------|Bb|------------|Gb|------------|Db|------------|Ab|--7---------|Eb|--5---------|
Guitar 2eb|------------|Bb|------------|Gb|--9-7-9~~~~-|Db|------------|Ab|------------|Eb|------------|
Guitar 3eb|------------|Bb|-10-8-10~~~-|Gb|------------|Db|------------|Ab|------------|Eb|------------|
Riff 7 (12 String Acoustic) x4eb|---------------------------------------|Bb|----------8----------------------------|Gb|-----9-10---10-9-10---9----9-----------|Db|---7--------------------10---9----7----|Ab|-0-----------------------------10---10-|Eb|---------------------------------------| "Now I've bathed in fear..."
eb|---------------------------0-|Bb|--------------------------0--|Gb|-------------------------5---|Db|---7---7---5---8---7----7----|Ab|-0---0---0---0---0---0-------|Eb|-----------------------------| "Breathe deep the darkness..."
Riff 8Guitar 1 (Acoustic)eb|-----0--0-0-0-0--0--0-|Bb|-----1--1-1-0-1--3--1-|Gb|-----2--2-2-2-2--2--2-|Db|-----2--2-2-2-2--2--2-|Ab|-0--------------------|Eb|----------------------|
"Oh Christine..."eb|-----1--1-1-0-1--3--3-|Bb|-----1--1-1-0-1--1--1-|Gb|-----2--2-2-2-2--2--2-|Db|-3--------------------|Ab|----------------------|Eb|----------------------| "...don't you know..."
Guitar 2eb|----------------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------------|Gb|-9-7-9~~---9-7-9-7--10~~---5---5---5-7\-|Db|---------------------------------7------|Ab|----------------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------------|
eb|---------------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------------|Gb|-9-7-9~~---9-7-9-7--10~~--12--14--12-10-9~~\-|Db|---------------------------------------------|Ab|---------------------------------------------|Eb|---------------------------------------------|
Riff 9Guitar 1eb|-----------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------|Gb|-----------------------------|Db|-----------------------------|Ab|-7----------7------7------7\-|Eb|-5--5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5\-|
* * * * * * * * "So you are..."eb|-----------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------|Gb|-----------------------------|Db|-----------------------------|Ab|-3----------3------3------3/-|Eb|-1--1-1-1-1-1--1-1-1--1-1-1/-| * * * * * * * * "...the Phantom Opera Ghost..."
Guitar 2eb|-----------------------------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------------------------|Gb|-9-7-9~~---9-7-9-7~---5-4--2---2~-----2-4--2---|Db|-----------------------------5------5----------|Ab|-----------------------------------------------|Eb|-----------------------------------------------|
Guitar 3eb|-----------------------------------------------|Bb|-8-7-8~~---8-7-8-7~---5-3---------------3------|Gb|---------------------------5-4-5~---4-5----5---|Db|-----------------------------------------------|Ab|-----------------------------------------------|Eb|-----------------------------------------------|
Guitar 4 eb|-12-10-12~~-12-10-12-10~----------------------------|Bb|-------------------------13-12-10---10~----10-12-10-|Gb|----------------------------------12-----12---------|Db|----------------------------------------------------|Ab|----------------------------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------------------------|
Riff 10 (Acoustic)eb|--------------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------------|Db|--------------9-----------------------|Ab|-------11-----------12-----9-11-12-11-|Eb|-9-999----999---999----999------------|
* *** *** *** ***eb|-------------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------------|Db|--------------9----------------------|Ab|-------11-----------12-----11-10-9-8-|Eb|-9-999----999---999----999--9--8-7-6-|
* *** *** *** *** * * * * eb|-------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------|Db|-------------7-----------------|Ab|-------7-----------7-----7--7\-|Eb|-5-555---555---555---555-5--5\-|
* *** *** *** ***eb|----------------------------|Bb|----------------------------|Gb|----------------------------|Db|----------------------------|Ab|-------4-4--------6-----6-6-|Eb|-2-222-2-2--4-444-4-4-4-4-4-| * *** * *** * *
Riff 10a (Distortion)eb|--------------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------------|Db|--------------9-----------------------|Ab|-------11-----------12-----9-11-12-11-|Eb|-9-999----999---999----999------------|
* *** *** *** ***eb|------------------------------------|Bb|------------------------------------|Gb|------------------------------------|Db|--------------9---------------------| no triplet the Ab|-------11-----------12--------------| second timeEb|-9-999----999---999----999--9-9-777-|
* *** *** *** *** * * *** eb|-------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------|Db|-------------7-----------------|Ab|-------7-----------7-----7--7\-|Eb|-5-555---555---555---555-5--5\-|
* *** *** *** ***eb|----------------------------|Bb|----------------------------|Gb|----------------------------|Db|----------------------------|Ab|-------4-4--------6-----6-6-|Eb|-2-222-2-2--4-444-4-4-4-4-4-| * *** * *** * *
Riff 11Guitar 1eb|-------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------|Db|-------------------------------|Ab|-7--------7--5--3--------3--5--|Eb|-5--------5--3--1--------1--3--|
Guitar 2eb|-------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------|Gb|-9~-------9--7--5~-------5--7--|Db|-------------------------------|Ab|-------------------------------|Eb|-------------------------------|
Play Riff 2 "I'm so torn..." Play Riff 3 "Don't you doubt me..." Play Riff 2 "Oh dear God..." Play Riff 3 "No, this can't be..." Play Riff 5 Play Riff 6 Play Riff 5 Play Riff 6 Play Riff 5 Play Riff 6
Ending:Guitar 1eb|------------|Bb|------------|Gb|------------|Db|------------|Ab|--7---------|Eb|--5---------|
Guitar 2eb|------------|Bb|------------|Gb|--9-7-9~~~~-|Db|------------|Ab|------------|Eb|------------|
Guitar 3eb|------------|Bb|-10-8-10~~~-|Gb|------------|Db|------------|Ab|------------|Eb|------------|
Repeat intro Notation: 10b12 = pick the 10th fret, then bend to the 12th fret. 10b12r10 = pick the 10th fret, then bend to the 12th fret, then release to the 10th fret. [10]12r10 = bend to the 12th fret from the 10th fret, pick, then release to the 10th fret. 10b12 [14] = pick the 14th fret while holding the previous bend. 10b15* = tremolo bar bend, from the 10th fret to the 15th fret. 7d2* = tremolo bar dive, from the 7th fret to the 2nd 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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