Iced Earth - Slave To The Dark tab

Band- Iced Earth
Song- Slave To The Dark
Album- The Dark Saga

Tuning: Eb

Riff 1 (Clean) x2eb|---------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------|Db|-2-----2-----2-----2-----3---3---|Ab|---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0---0-|Eb|---------------------------------|
"A twisted state of mind..."eb|---------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------|Db|-0-----0-----0---5-----5-----3---|Ab|---0-0---0-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-|Eb|---------------------------------|
"One of which..."eb|---------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------|Db|-2-----2-----2-----2-----3---3---|Ab|---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0---0-|Eb|---------------------------------| "...one that's coming true..."
Riff 2 (Distortion)eb|----------------------------|Bb|----------------------------|Gb|----------------------------|Db|----------------------------|Ab|-7----7----7----7----8--8\7-|Eb|-5----5----5----5----6--6\5-|
eb|---------------------------|Bb|---------------------------|Gb|---------------------------|Db|---------------------------|Ab|-7----7----7----7----8--8\-|Eb|-5----5----5----5----6--6\-|
eb|---------------------------|Bb|---------------------------|Gb|---------------------------|Db|---------------------------|Ab|-5----5----5--10---10----8-|Eb|-3----3----3---8----8----6-|
eb|----------------------------|Bb|----------------------------|Gb|----------------------------|Db|----------------------------|Ab|-7----7----7----7----8--8\7-|Eb|-5----5----5----5----6--6\5-|
Riff 3eb|--------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------|Db|--------------------------------|Ab|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-8--8\7-|Eb|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-6--6\5-|
* * * * * * * * "I called upon..."eb|-------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------|Db|-------------------------------|Ab|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-8--8\-|Eb|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-6--6\-|
* * * * * * * *eb|-------------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------------|Db|-------------------------------------|Ab|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---10-1010-10-10---8---|Eb|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0--8--8-8--8--8-0-6-0-|
* * * * * * * * * * "To grant what I desire..."eb|--------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------|Db|--------------------------------|Ab|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-8--8\7-|Eb|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-6--6\5-| * * * * * * * * "...to my knees..."
Final time:eb|---------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------|Db|---------------------------------|Ab|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-8-8-8-8-|Eb|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-6-6-6-6-| * * * * * * * *
Riff 4 Guitar 1 x2eb|-------------------|Bb|-------------------|Gb|-------------------|Db|-------------------|Ab|----7--8--7--5--7--|Eb|-5-----------------|
eb|-------------------|Bb|-------------------|Gb|-------------------|Db|-------------------|Ab|----5--7--5--3--5--|Eb|-3-----------------|
eb|--------------------|Bb|--------------------|Gb|--------------------|Db|--------------------|Ab|----7--8--7--5--7p0-|Eb|-5------------------|
Guitar 2 x2eb|-------------------|Bb|-------------------|Gb|-------------------|Db|----5--7--5--4--5--|Ab|-------------------|Eb|-5-----------------|
eb|-------------------|Bb|-------------------|Gb|-------------------|Db|----3--5--3--2--3--|Ab|-------------------|Eb|-3-----------------|
eb|-------------------|Bb|-------------------|Gb|-------------------|Db|----5--7--5--4--5--|Ab|-------------------|Eb|-5-----------------|
Play Riff 3 "I signed my name..." Play Riff 4 "All at once..."
Riff 5 (Solo Rhythm) x3eb|---------------|------------|Bb|---------------|------------|Gb|---------------|------------|Db|---------------|------------|Ab|-5/7-7-7-7-7---|--5/7-7-8-8-|Eb|-3/5-5-5-5-5-0-|--3/5-5-6-6-|
* * * * * x2eb|---------------|---------------------------------|Bb|---------------|---------------------------------|Gb|---------------|---------------------------------|Db|---------------|---------------------------------|Ab|-3/5-5-5-5-5-5-|-3/5-5-5-5-5---10-10-10-10--8----|Eb|-1/3-3-3-3-3-3-|-1/3-3-3-3-3-0--8--8--8--8--6--0-| * * * * * * * * *
Soloeb|-t13h17t13p12p10p0h10h12h13-20t13p12p10p0h10h12h13-|Bb|---------------------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------------------------|Db|---------------------------------------------------|Ab|---------------------------------------------------|Eb|---------------------------------------------------|
eb|-17t13p12p10p0h10h12h13-19t13p12p10p0h10h12h13-|Bb|-----------------------------------------------|Gb|-----------------------------------------------|Db|-----------------------------------------------|Ab|-----------------------------------------------|Eb|-----------------------------------------------|
eb|-17t13p12p10p0h10h12h13-19t13p12p10p0h10h12h13-|Bb|-----------------------------------------------|Gb|-----------------------------------------------|Db|-----------------------------------------------|Ab|-----------------------------------------------|Eb|-----------------------------------------------|
eb|-20t13p12p10p0h10h12h13-22t13p12p10p0h10h12-|Bb|--------------------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------------------|Db|--------------------------------------------|Ab|--------------------------------------------|Eb|--------------------------------------------|
eb|-24t20-24t19-24t17-24t19-24t17-24t15-24t17-24t15-24t13-|Bb|-------------------------------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------------------------------|Db|-------------------------------------------------------|Ab|-------------------------------------------------------|Eb|-------------------------------------------------------|
eb|-24t15-24t13-24t12-24t12-24t13-24t15-24t13-24t15-24t17-|Bb|-------------------------------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------------------------------|Db|-------------------------------------------------------|Ab|-------------------------------------------------------|Eb|-------------------------------------------------------|
eb|-24t15-24t17-24t19-24t20~----(20)p17-t20-|Bb|-----------------------------------------|Gb|-----------------------------------------|Db|-----------------------------------------|Ab|-----------------------------------------|Eb|-----------------------------------------|
eb|-(20)p19p17-19b20r19p17-19p17-19b20r19p17-19p17-19b20r19p17-|Bb|------------------------------------------------------------|Gb|------------------------------------------------------------|Db|------------------------------------------------------------|Ab|------------------------------------------------------------|Eb|------------------------------------------------------------|
eb|-19p17-19b20r19p17-19p17-19b20r19p17-|Bb|-------------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------------|Db|-------------------------------------|Ab|-------------------------------------|Eb|-------------------------------------|
eb|-19p17-19p17-22b24~--(24)r22-|Bb|-----------------------------|Gb|-----------------------------|Db|-----------------------------|Ab|-----------------------------|Eb|-----------------------------|
Guitar 1eb|-20-20-20\19-19-19\17-17-17/19-19\-15~-|Bb|---------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------------|Db|---------------------------------------|Ab|---------------------------------------|Eb|---------------------------------------|
eb|-20-20\19-17----17-19-19b20~-|Bb|-------------20--------------|Gb|-----------------------------|Db|-----------------------------|Ab|-----------------------------|Eb|-----------------------------|
Guitar 2eb|-24-24-24\22-22-22\20-20-20/22-22\-19~-|Bb|---------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------------|Db|---------------------------------------|Ab|---------------------------------------|Eb|---------------------------------------|
eb|-20-/24-22-20----20-22-22b24~-|Bb|--------------24--------------|Gb|------------------------------|Db|------------------------------|Ab|------------------------------|Eb|------------------------------|
End Solo
Riff 6 Guitar 1eb|-------------------------|Bb|-------------------------|Gb|-------------------------|Db|-------------------------|Ab|----7--8-/10--8--7--5--7-|Eb|-5-----------------------|
eb|-------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------|Db|-------------------------------|Ab|--8--7--5----------------------|Eb|-----------3----3--/7--5----5/-|
eb|-------------------|Bb|-------------------|Gb|-------------------|Db|-------------------|Ab|-10-10-10-10--8----|Eb|--8--8--8--8--6--0-| *
Guitar 2eb|----12-13-13/15-13-12-10--12~-|Bb|-10---------------------------|Gb|------------------------------|Db|------------------------------|Ab|------------------------------|Eb|------------------------------|
eb|-12b13r12-10-----------------------|Bb|--------------8~----8-(8)/12--10~--|Gb|-----------------------------------|Db|-----------------------------------|Ab|-----------------------------------|Eb|-----------------------------------|
Guitar 3 (Comes in the last time)eb|----15-17-17/19-17-15-13--15~-|Bb|-13---------------------------|Gb|------------------------------|Db|------------------------------|Ab|------------------------------|Eb|------------------------------|
eb|-15b17r15-13------------------------|Bb|-------------12~----12-(12)/15--13~-|Gb|------------------------------------|Db|------------------------------------|Ab|------------------------------------|Eb|------------------------------------|
Play Riff 5 Solo Rhythm
Solo x4eb|----------17----------------17-------|Bb|-------17----20p17-------17----20p17-|Gb|-19b21-------------19b21-------------|Db|-------------------------------------|Ab|-------------------------------------|Eb|-------------------------------------|
eb|-20b21--[20]21r20--17~--------------|Bb|-20b21--[20]21r20--17~-------20-20~-|Gb|--------------------------19----19~-|Db|------------------------------------|Ab|------------------------------------|Eb|------------------------------------|
eb|----------22----------20----------19-17~-|Bb|-------------20----------19--------------|Gb|-19-19-19-------19-17-------17-16--------|Db|-----------------------------------------|Ab|-----------------------------------------|Eb|-----------------------------------------|
eb|----------20----------19-------19-19\-15~-|Bb|-------------19----------17---------------|Gb|-17-17-17-------17-16-------16------------|Db|------------------------------------------|Ab|------------------------------------------|Eb|------------------------------------------|
Guitar 1eb|--------------------------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------------------12-13-|Gb|----------------------12--------------12-14-------|Db|-------------12-14-15-----12-12-14-15-------------|Ab|-12-12-14-15--------------------------------------|Eb|--------------------------------------------------|
eb|-13-13-13-12--------------------------------|Bb|-------------15-13-12----------12b13r12-----|Gb|----------------------14-13-14----------14~-|Db|--------------------------------------------|Ab|--------------------------------------------|Eb|--------------------------------------------|
Guitar 2eb|--------------------------------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------------------------17-|Gb|----------------------16--------------16-17-19----|Db|-------------15-17-19-----15-15-17-19-------------|Ab|-15-15-17-19--------------------------------------|Eb|--------------------------------------------------|
eb|-17-17-17-15-13-----------------------------|Bb|----------------17-15-13----13-15b17r15-13~-|Gb|-------------------------16-----------------|Db|--------------------------------------------|Ab|--------------------------------------------|Eb|--------------------------------------------|
End Solo Play Riff 3 "And so I must..." Play Riff 4 "All at once..."
Riff 6aGuitar 1eb|-------------------------|Bb|-------------------------|Gb|-------------------------|Db|-------------------------|Ab|----7--8-/10--8--7--5--7-|Eb|-5-----------------------|
eb|-------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------|Db|-------------------------------|Ab|--8--7--5----------------------|Eb|-----------3----3--/7--5----5/-|
eb|-------------------|Bb|-------------------|Gb|-------------------|Db|-------------------|Ab|-10-10-10-10--8----|Eb|--8--8--8--8--6--0-|
*Last time:eb|---------------------|Bb|---------------------|Gb|---------------------|Db|---------------------|Ab|-10-10-10-10--8----2-|Eb|--8--8--8--8--6--0-0-| *
Guitar 2eb|-------------------------|Bb|-------------------------|Gb|-------------------------|Db|----5--7--/9--7--5--3--5-|Ab|-------------------------|Eb|-5-----------------------|
eb|-------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------|Db|--7--5--3----------------------|Ab|-------------------------------|Eb|-----------3----3--/7--5----5/-|
eb|-------------------|Bb|-------------------|Gb|-------------------|Db|-------------------|Ab|-10-10-10-10--8----|Eb|--8--8--8--8--6--0-|
*Last time:eb|---------------------|Bb|---------------------|Gb|---------------------|Db|---------------------|Ab|-10-10-10-10--8----2-|Eb|--8--8--8--8--6--0-0-| *
Guitar 3eb|----12-13-13/15-13-12-10--12~-|Bb|-10---------------------------|Gb|------------------------------|Db|------------------------------|Ab|------------------------------|Eb|------------------------------|
eb|-12b13r12-10-----------------------|Bb|--------------8~----8-(8)/12--10~--|Gb|-----------------------------------|Db|-----------------------------------|Ab|-----------------------------------|Eb|-----------------------------------|
Guitar 4 (Comes in the last time)eb|----15-17-17/19-17-15-13--15~-|Bb|-13---------------------------|Gb|------------------------------|Db|------------------------------|Ab|------------------------------|Eb|------------------------------|
eb|-15b17r15-13------------------------|Bb|-------------12~----12-(12)/15--13~-|Gb|------------------------------------|Db|------------------------------------|Ab|------------------------------------|Eb|------------------------------------|
Last chords rings into "A Question Of Heaven". 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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