King Diamond – Blood To Walk tab

King Diamond:  Blood To Walk

transcribed by:  Langus          :  tlange@polbox.com
     edited by:  Russ Elton      :  webmaster@abysslord.com

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Tuning: Standard


Riff 1Guitar 1e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------|A|-------------10--9\--------------10--9-12\-|E|-0-0-0-0-0-0---------0-0-0-0-0-0-----------|
* * * * * * * * * * * *e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-----------------------5-5-5-5-7-7-|A|-------------10--9\----3-3-3-3-5-5-|E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * *e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------|A|-------------10--9\--------------10--9-12\-|E|-0-0-0-0-0-0---------0-0-0-0-0-0-----------|
* * * * * * * * * * * *e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-----------------------7-7-7-7-5-5-|A|-------------10--9\----5-5-5-5-3-3-|E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------------| * * * * * * * * * * *
Guitar 2e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------|A|-------------10--9\--------------10--9-12\-|E|-0-0-0-0-0-0---------0-0-0-0-0-0-----------|
* * * * * * * * * * * *e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-----------------------2-2-2-2-4-4-|A|-------------10--9\----------------|E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------------|
* * * * * *e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------|A|-------------10--9\--------------10--9-12\-|E|-0-0-0-0-0-0---------0-0-0-0-0-0-----------|
* * * * * * * * * * * *e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-----------------------4-4-4-4-2-2-|A|-------------10--9\----------------|E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------------| * * * * * *
Riff 2Guitar 1e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------|A|-------------10--9\--------------10--9-12\-|E|-0-0-0-0-0-0---------0-0-0-0-0-0-----------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * "Ah, ah!"e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|-----9---8-----9---11---9---8-|A|-----7---7-----7----7---7---7-|E|-0-0---0---0-0---0----0---0---| * * * * * * * * "Sitting in the cellar..."
Guitar 2e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-------------12-11\--------------12-11-14\-|A|-------------10--9\--------------10--9-12\-|E|-0-0-0-0-0-0---------0-0-0-0-0-0-----------|
* * * * * * * * * * * *e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|-----9--8----9--11--9--8-|A|-------------------------|E|-0-0---------------------| * *
Guitar 3e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------|A|-------------10--9\--------------10--9-12\-|E|-0-0-0-0-0-0---------0-0-0-0-0-0-----------|
* * * * * * * * * * * *e|------------------------|B|------------------------|G|------------------------|D|------------------------|A|-----2--1----2--4--2--1-|E|-0-0--------------------| * *
Riff 3e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------7-| <-- One guitar only playsE|-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-0-2-5-| <-- the root note
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * "It was only yesterday..."e|-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------|A|---------------------------4-3-2~--0-2---|E|-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2--0-2-------------0-|
* * * * * * * * * * * * "...needles in my skin..."e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------7-| <-- One guitar only playsE|-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-0-2-5-| <-- the root note
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * "They turned my last remains..."e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|------------------------------6--5-|A|------------------------------4--3-|E|-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2--0-2-5-------| * * * * * * * * * * * * "...into this puppet thing..."
Riff 4Guitar 1 x2e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|-4--2--4--7--6\-2--4--2--0-|A|-4--2--4--7--6\-2--4--2--0-|E|---------------------------| "Blood to walk..."
Guitar 2e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|-4--2--4--7--6\-2--4--2--0-|A|-4--2--4--7--6\-2--4--2--0-|E|---------------------------|
"Blood to walk..."e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-7--6--7--11--9--6--11--9--7-|A|-----------------------------|E|-----------------------------| "Blood to walk again..."
Riff 4ae|------------|B|------------|G|------------|D|------------|A|------------|E|-2--5--4--3-|
Play Riff 3 "I can see..." Play Riff 4 "Blood to walk..."
Riff 5Guitar 1e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|---------------------------|A|---7----5----4----3--2-1---|E|-0----0----0----0--------3-|
e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|----------------/9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|A|---7----5----4--/7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|E|-0----0----0-------------------|
e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|---------------------------|A|---7----5----4----3--2-1---|E|-0----0----0----0--------3-|
e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-----------------------------|A|---7----5----4---------------|E|-0----0----0----0-0-0-0-2-3~-| * * * * *
Guitar 2e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|---------------------------|A|-2-------------------2-1---|E|-0-----------------------3-|
e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|---------------------------|A|-2-----------11\-----------|E|-0---------0--9\-----------|
*e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|---------------------------|A|-2-------------------2-1---|E|-0-----------------------3-|
e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-----------------------------|A|---7----5----4---------------|E|-0----0----0----0-0-0-0-2-3~-| * * * * *
Riff 5aGuitar 1e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|---------------------------|A|---7----5----4----3--2-1---|E|-0----0----0----0--------3-|
e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-----------------------------|A|---7----5----4---------------|E|-0----0----0----0-0-0-0-2-3~-| * * * * *
Guitar 2e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|---9----7----6----5--4-3---|A|---7----5----4----3--2-1-5-|E|-0----0----0----0--------3-|
e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|---9----7----6---------------|A|---7----5----4---------------|E|-0----0----0----0-0-0-0-2-3~-| * * * * *
Guitar 3e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|-9-------------------------|A|-7-------------------------|E|---------------------------|
e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-7-----------6---------------|A|-5-----------4---------------|E|----------------0-0-0-0-2-3~-| * * * * *
Riff 6e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-------------------------------|A|----------4-5----------------2-|E|-0-0--0-0-2-3----0-0-0-0-2-3---|
* * * * * * * * * * * "I'm on my shelf..."e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-------------------------------|A|----------4-5----------1-------|E|-0-0--0-0-2-3----0-2-3---3-2-0-| * * * * * * * * * * * "Eternal eyes..."
Riff 7 (Solo Rhythm)Both guitars: x2e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-----------------------------|A|---4----3----4----3----------|E|-3----3----3----3----6-3-5-6-|
* * * * * * * *e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-----------------------------|A|---6----5----6----5----------|E|-5----5----5----5----8-5-7-8-| * * * * * * * *
Guitar 1 plays this:e|--------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------|A|---8----7----8----7------8----7----8----7----(7)\-|E|-7----7----7----7------7----7----7----7-----------| * * * * * * * *
Guitar 2 plays this:e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|-4----5--------6----7--------7-9\-|D|----------------------------------|A|-2----3--------4----5--------5-7\-|E|----------------------------------|
Soloe|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------|
End Solo
Riff 8Guitar 1e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-----10-----9-----7---9---10-12-10-9-|A|-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0--0--0-0-|E|-------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * "There is no mistake..."e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------|D|-----10-----9------3--3-3-2-|A|-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0--3--3-3-2-|E|----------------------------|
* * * * * * "That is my beloved..."e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-----10-----9-----7---9---10-12-10-9-|A|-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0--0--0-0-|E|-------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * "Sitting on her shelf..."e|---------------------|B|---------------------|G|---------------------|D|-----10-----9-----5--|A|-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-5--|E|---------------------| * * * * * * "Alone..."
Guitar 2e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-----10-----9-----7---9---10-12-10-9-|A|-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0--0--0-0-|E|-------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * *e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|-----10-----9-----------------|A|-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-------------|E|-------------------8---8--8-7-|
* * * * * *e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-----10-----9-----7---9---10-12-10-9-|A|-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0--0--0-0-|E|-------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * *e|---------------------|B|---------------------|G|---------------------|D|-----10-----9-----5--|A|-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-5--|E|---------------------| * * * * * *
Riff 9 (Solo Rhythm)Both Guitars x2e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|---3---3-----------3---3---------|A|---1---1-----2-----1---1-----2---|E|-0---0---0-0-0-0-0---0---0-0-0-0-|
* * * * * * * * * * "...and so dead!" x2e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|---------------------------------|A|---4---4-----5-----4---4-----5---|E|-3---3---3-3-3-3-3---3---3-3-3-3-|
* * * * * * * *e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------|D|---3---3-----------3---3---------------|A|---1---1-----2-----1---1-----2---------|E|-0---0---0-0-0-0-0---0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-| * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Soloe|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------|
End Solo
Riff 10Guitar 1e|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------|D|-5---------5---------3---------2------|A|-3---------2---------1---------0------|E|--------------------------------------|
"There's a light..."e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------|D|---3---3-----------3---3---------------|A|---1---1-----2-----1---1-----2---------|E|-0---0---0-0-0-0-0---0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
* * * * * * * * * * * * *e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|D|-5---------5---------3---------2----|A|-3---------2---------1---------0----|E|------------------------------------| "Mommy and daddy..."
Guitar 2e|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|------5---------5---------3---------3-|D|-5------5--5------5--3------3--3------|A|-3---------2---------1---------0------|E|--------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------|D|---3---3-----------3---3---------------|A|---1---1-----2-----1---1-----2---------|E|-0---0---0-0-0-0-0---0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
* * * * * * * * * * * * *e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------5---------5---------3---------|D|-5------5--5------5--3------3--3----|A|-3---------2---------1---------0----|E|------------------------------------|
Solo over Riff 10e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------|
End Solo Play Riff 1 Play Riff 2 "Ah, ah!" Play Riff 3 Solo Rhythm Play Riff 4 Solo Rhythm
Soloe|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------|
End Solo Play Riff 4a Play Riff 3 "They take Victoria..." Play Riff 4 "Blood to walk..." Play Riff 4a Play Riff 5 "There are strings..." Play Riff 5a "...straight..." Play Riff 6 "Pressing the needle in..." Play Riff 7 "...hot, I think I see..." Play Riff 8 "There is no mistake..." Play Riff 9 "...horror show..." Play Riff 10 "Why our minds..."
Ending:e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|---3---3-----------3---3---------|A|---1---1-----2-----1---1-----2---|E|-0---0---0-0-0-0-0---0---0-0-0-0-|
* * * * * * * * * * "They're alive..."e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|---------------------------------|A|---4---4-----5-----4---4-----5---|E|-3---3---3-3-3-3-3---3---3-3-3-3-|
* * * * * * * * "That's enough for today..."e|----------------|B|----------------|G|----------------|D|---3---3--------|A|---1---1-----2--|E|-0---0---0-0-0--| * * * * "Put them away!"
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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