Iced Earth – Ten Thousand Strong tab

Iced Earth:  Ten Thousand Strong

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

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Date last modified:  12/21/07
  
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Tuning: Eb

IntroBoth guitarseb|-----------------------|Bb|-----------------------|Gb|-----------------------|Db|-----------------------|Ab|-2---------2---------2-|Eb|-0--000000-0--000000-0-|
****** ******eb|--------------------|Bb|--------------------|Gb|--------------------|Db|--------------------|Ab|--------2-4----5--2-|Eb|-000000-0-2-00-3--0-|
****** **eb|--------------------|Bb|--------------------|Gb|--------------------|Db|--------------------|Ab|--------2---------2-|Eb|-000000-0--000000-0-|
****** ******eb|--------------------|Bb|--------------------|Gb|--------------------|Db|---------------5--5-|Ab|--------2-4----3--2-|Eb|-000000-0-2-00------|
****** **eb|------------------|Bb|------------------|Gb|------------------|Db|------------------|Ab|------2---------2-|Eb|-0000-0--000000-0-|
**** ******eb|---------------|Bb|---------------|Gb|---------------|Db|---------------|Ab|--------2-4----|Eb|-000000-0-2-00-| ****** **
Harmony part:Guitar 1eb|-------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------|Db|-------------------------------|Ab|-5--5-555-7-5-3--3-333-2-0-3-2-|Eb|-------------------------------|
* *** * * * *** * *Guitar 2eb|-------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------|Db|-4--4-444-5-4------------------|Ab|--------------7--7-777-5-3-7-5-|Eb|-------------------------------| * *** * * * *** * *
Riff 1Both guitarseb|------------------|Bb|------------------|Gb|------------------|Db|------------------|Ab|------2---------2-|Eb|-0000-0--000000-0-|
**** ****** "A gathering..."eb|--------------------|Bb|--------------------|Gb|--------------------|Db|--------------------|Ab|--------2-4----5--2-|Eb|-000000-0-2-00-3--0-|
****** ** "...by the Elder..."eb|--------------------|Bb|--------------------|Gb|--------------------|Db|--------------------|Ab|--------2---------2-|Eb|-000000-0--000000-0-|
****** ****** "The consequence..."eb|--------------------|Bb|--------------------|Gb|--------------------|Db|---------------5--5-|Ab|--------2-4----3--2-|Eb|-000000-0-2-00------|
****** ** "...imminent..."eb|------------------|Bb|------------------|Gb|------------------|Db|------------------|Ab|------2---------2-|Eb|-0000-0--000000-0-|
**** ****** "...prophecy..."eb|---------------|Bb|---------------|Gb|---------------|Db|---------------|Ab|--------2-4----|Eb|-000000-0-2-00-| ****** ** "...foreboding..."
Harmony part:Guitar 1eb|-------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------|Db|-------------------------------|Ab|-5--5-555-7-5-3--3-333-2-0-3-2-|Eb|-------------------------------| * *** * * * *** * * "Forces them..."
Guitar 2eb|-------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------|Db|-4--4-444-5-4------------------|Ab|--------------7--7-777-5-3-7-5-|Eb|-------------------------------| * *** * * * *** * *
Repeat the above, end with:eb|------------------|Bb|------------------|Gb|------------------|Db|------------------|Ab|------2---------2-|Eb|-0000-0--000000-0-|
**** ****** "Like a..."eb|---------------|Bb|---------------|Gb|---------------|Db|---------------|Ab|--------2-4----|Eb|-000000-0-2-00-| ****** ** "...martyr sacrificed."
Riff 2Guitar 1eb|--------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------|Db|-9-----------------------9-7----|Ab|-7--7-777-777-777-777----7-5----|Eb|----------------------00-----00-|
* *** *** *** *** ** ** "Await the day..."eb|--------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------|Db|-5-----------------------5-9----|Ab|-3--3-333-333-333-333----3-7----|Eb|----------------------00-----00-|
* *** *** *** *** ** ** "Earth Mother's..."eb|--------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------|Db|-7-----------------------7-5----|Ab|-5--5-555-555-555-555----5-3----|Eb|----------------------00-----00-|
* *** *** *** *** ** ** "Erase the..."eb|-----------------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------------|Gb|-----------------------------------|Db|-4-------------------5--------7----|Ab|-2--2-222-222-22-3-3-3-33-5-5-5----|Eb|--------------------------------00-| * *** *** ** * * ** * * ** "They know not..."
Guitars 2 & 3 (Guitar 3 plays top notes)eb|---------------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------------------|Db|--9----9-7--5----5--9--7----7-5--4----5----7-|Ab|-10---10-9--7----7-10--9----9-7--5----7----9-|Eb|---------------------------------------------|
eb|---------------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------------------|Db|--9----9-7--5----5--9--7----7-5--4----5----4-|Ab|-10---10-9--7----7-10--9----9-7--5----7----5-|Eb|---------------------------------------------|
Play Intro "What we possess..." Play Riff 1 but one less repetition
Play Riff 2 w/ these additional guitars:(Harmony guitar plays top notes)eb|-------------------------------------|Bb|-12----12h13--12-12----12h13--13--12-|Gb|-12----12h14--12-12----12h14--14--12-|Db|-------------------------------------|Ab|-------------------------------------|Eb|-------------------------------------|
eb|-------------------------------------|Bb|-------12h13--12-------12h13--13--12-|Gb|-12----12h14--12-12----12h14--14--12-|Db|-14--------------14------------------|Ab|-------------------------------------|Eb|-------------------------------------|
eb|-------------------------------------|Bb|-10----10h12--10-10----10h12--12--10-|Gb|-11----11h12--11-11----11h12--12--11-|Db|-------------------------------------|Ab|-------------------------------------|Eb|-------------------------------------|
eb|-----------------------------------------------|Bb|-------10h12--10-------------------12-13-10-12-|Gb|-11----11h12--11-11-----9-----9-11-12-14-11-12-|Db|-12--------------12----10-12-10-12-------------|Ab|--------------------------12-------------------|Eb|-----------------------------------------------|
Riff 3Guitar 1eb|-------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------|Db|--------5------------555-7-5-4-|Ab|-7-7777---7777-7~--------------|Eb|-------------------------------|
**** **** *** * * *eb|-------------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------------|Db|-4------5------4-------5--------7----|Ab|---5555---5555---5-3-3---33-5-5---55-|Eb|-------------------------------------| **** **** * * ** * * **
Final time:eb|-------------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------------|Db|-4------5------4-------5--------7----|Ab|---5555---5555---5-3-3---33-5-5------|Eb|----------------------------------00-| **** **** * * ** * * **
Guitar 2eb|------------------------------------------|Bb|------------------------------------------|Gb|------------------------------------------|Db|-------------9-----------------999-10-9-7-|Ab|-10-10101010---10101010-10~---------------|Eb|------------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * *** * * *eb|--------------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------------|Db|-7------9------7-------9--------10----|Ab|---9999---9999---9-7-7---77-9-9----99-|Eb|--------------------------------------| **** **** * * ** * * **
Final time:eb|--------------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------------|Db|-7------9------7-------9--------10----|Ab|---9999---9999---9-7-7---77-9-9-------|Eb|-----------------------------------00-| **** **** * * ** * * **
Guitars 3 & 4 (Guitar 4 plays top notes)eb|-----------------------------------------------|Bb|---------121212-13-12-10-12--10----------------|Gb|-12~-----------------------------12--11--9-----|Db|----------9-9-9-10--9--7--9---7-------------12-|Ab|-10~-----------------------------10---9--7-----|Eb|--------------------------------------------10-|
eb|------------------------------------------------|Bb|---------121212-13-15-13-12--13--15--13--12--10-|Gb|-12~--------------------------------------------|Db|----------9-9-9-10-12-10--9--10--12--10---9---7-|Ab|-10~--------------------------------------------|Eb|------------------------------------------------|
Play Riff 2 w/ the additional guitars
Guitar fill during last chorus:eb|-20b22~---20~--19~--17~--|Bb|-------------------------|Gb|-------------------------|Db|-------------------------|Ab|-------------------------|Eb|-------------------------|
eb|-15-14h15p14~-----14h15p14--14--------------------|Bb|-------------------------------17-15-17-17b19r17--|Gb|--------------------------------------------------|Db|--------------------------------------------------|Ab|--------------------------------------------------|Eb|--------------------------------------------------|
End guitar fill
Ending:eb|-----------------------|Bb|-----------------------|Gb|-----------------------|Db|-----------------------|Ab|-2---------2---------2-|Eb|-0--000000-0--000000-0-|
****** ******eb|--------------------|Bb|--------------------|Gb|--------------------|Db|--------------------|Ab|--------2-4----5--2-|Eb|-000000-0-2-00-3--0-|
****** **eb|--------------------|Bb|--------------------|Gb|--------------------|Db|--------------------|Ab|--------2---------2-|Eb|-000000-0--000000-0-|
****** ******eb|--------------------|Bb|--------------------|Gb|--------------------|Db|---------------5--5-|Ab|--------2-4----3--2-|Eb|-000000-0-2-00------| ****** **
The following is played three times, endedwith the E5 chord shown at the end.eb|------------------|Bb|------------------|Gb|------------------|Db|------------------|Ab|------2---------2-|Eb|-0000-0--000000-0-|
**** ******eb|--------------------|Bb|--------------------|Gb|--------------------|Db|--------------------|Ab|--------2-4----5--2-|Eb|-000000-0-2-00-3--0-|
****** **eb|--------------------|Bb|--------------------|Gb|--------------------|Db|--------------------|Ab|--------2---------2-|Eb|-000000-0--000000-0-|
****** ******eb|--------------------|-----|Bb|--------------------|-----|Gb|--------------------|-----|Db|---------------5--5-|-----|Ab|--------2-4----3--2-|--2--|Eb|-000000-0-2-00------|--0--| ****** **
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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