King Diamond - Digging Graves tab

King Diamond:  Digging Graves

transcribed by:  Langus          :  tlange@polbox.com
     edited by:  Russ Elton      :  webmaster@abysslord.com
                 Mika Ristiranta :  m_ristiranta@hotmail.com
       Solo by:  Sarah Z         :  ZywickiS@aol.com

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Date last modified:  October 31, 2004

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Tuning: Standard


Riff 1 (slight distortion)Guitar 1e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|-------------------------|A|--------------------2--1-|E|-0--2--3--2-3-2--0-------|
* * e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------|A|--------------------2--1--2--5-4-3-|E|-0--2--3--2-3-2--0-----------------|
* * Guitar 2 (slight distortion) x2e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-------------------------------|A|-------------------------------|E|-0---------------0-------------|
Riff 2Guitar 1 (slight distortion)e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|-------------------------|A|--------------------2--1-|E|-0--2--3--2-3-2--0-------|
* * "Lucy..."e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------|A|--------------------2--1--2--5-4-3-|E|-0--2--3--2-3-2--0-----------------|
* * Guitar 2 (slight distortion)e|--------------------------|B|--------------------------|G|--------------------------|D|--------------------------|A|----7----7---------7----7-|E|-0------------------------|
x2e|--------------------------|B|--------------------------|G|--------------------------|D|--------------------------|A|---7-----7---------7----7-|E|--------------------------|
Lead into next section (heavy distortion):e|--------|B|--------|G|--------|D|--------|A|--5--4--|E|--3--2--| "I am..."
Riff 3 (heavy distortion)Guitar 1e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|-------------------------|A|--------------------2--1-|E|-0--2--3--2-3-2--0-------|
* * "...not the guy..."e|----------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------|A|--------------------2--1--2-5-4-3--5--4-|E|-0--2--3--2-3-2--0-----------------3--2-| * * "I left half..."
Guitar 2e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|--------------------9--8-|A|--------------------7--6-|E|-0--2--3--2-3-2--0-------|
* * "...not the guy..."e|----------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------|D|--------------------4--3--4-7-6-5-------|A|--------------------2--1--2-5-4-3--5--4-|E|-0--2--3--2-3-2--0-----------------3--2-| * * "I left half..."
Riff 4Guitar 1 e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|--------------------4--3-|A|-2--4--5--4-5-4--2--2--1-|E|-0--2--3--2-3-2--0-------|
* * "Does that mean..."e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|--------------------4--3--4-7-6-5----------|A|-2--4--5--4-5-4--2--2--1--2-5-4-3--5--4--2-|E|-0--2--3--2-3-2--0-----------------3--2--0-|
* * Guitar 2e|--------------------------|B|--------------------------|G|--------------------------|D|--------------------------|A|-2--7----7---------7----7-|E|-0------------------------|
e|------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------------|A|---7-----7---------7----7--\1--2-5-4-3--5--4--2-|E|----------------------------------------3--2--0-|
Riff 5Guitar 1 (slight distortion)e|----------------------|B|----------------------|G|----------------------|D|----------------------|A|------------------2-1-|E|----------------------|
"No..."E|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|----------------------------------|A|--------------------2--1-2--5-4-3-|E|-0--2--3--2-3-2--0----------------| * *
Guitar 2 (slight distortion) x2e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-------------------------------|A|-------------------------------|E|-0---------------0-------------|
Play Riff 2 "Is it true..."
Lead into next section (heavy distortion):e|--------|B|--------|G|--------|D|--------|A|--5--4--|E|--3--2--| "I am..."
Play Riff 3 "...not the guy..." Play Riff 4 "Does that mean..." Interlude: "Into the night I go..."
Riff 6Guitar 1e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|-----9-8-9--4--5-------4-5-|A|-----7-6-7--2--3---6-7-----|E|-0-------------------------|
"I will be your misery..."e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------|D|-----9-8-9--4--5--12-11-9-8-|A|-----7-6-7--2--3--10--9-7-6-|E|-0--------------------------| "I'm going to be your hell..."
Guitar 2e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|-----------------------4-5-|A|-----7-6-7--2~-3~--6-7-----|E|-0-------------------------|
"I will be your misery..."e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|------------9--7~--10-9-7----|A|-----7-6-7----------------10-|E|-0---------------------------|
"I'm going to be your hell..."e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|-----------------------4-5-|A|-----7-6-7--2~-3~--6-7-----|E|-0-------------------------|
"I will be your misery..."e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------|D|------------9--7~-----------|A|-----7-6-7---------10-9-7-6-|E|-0--------------------------| "I'm going to be your hell..."
Riff 7Guitar 1e|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------|D|-----9---8---------------9----7-----5-|A|-2---7---6-----------2---7----5-----3-|E|-0-------------------0----------------| "I'm digging graves..."
Guitar 2e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-----5~--4-5-4-5-4~------5~---7~---10--9~--|A|-2-------------------2---------------------|E|-0-------------------0---------------------| * * * *
Play Riff 6 "I will be your..."
Riff 8e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------|A|-----7h8p7-----7h8p7-----7h8p7-5h7p5-3h5p3-|E|-0-0-------0-0-------0-0-------------------|
* * * * * * e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-----------------------7--7-10-|A|-----7h8p7-----7h8p7---5--5--8-|E|-0-0-------0-0-----------------|
* * * * e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------|A|-----7h8p7-----7h8p7-----7h8p7-5h7p5-3h5p3-|E|-0-0-------0-0-------0-0-------------------|
* * * * * * "McKenzie, how could you think I'd forget..."e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|-----------------------7--7-5-|A|-----7h8p7-----7h8p7---5--5-3-|E|-0-0-------0-0----------------| * * * *
Play Riff 8 (solo rhythm)
Soloe|----------------------------------------------------|B|---------------12-8h10p8-7h8-5-7-8h10-12-10--8-7----|G|----------9-12-----------------------------------7v-|D|-----9-12-------------------------------------------|A|--10------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------17-17-17--20-20-20--19-19-19--|G|---------12-10--------------------------------------------------|D|-14-14v---------14-14--15p14p12v\-------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
e|-17-17-17----------19-19-19-17v--22b24-{22}v--------------|B|----------20-20-20---------------------------17-17-20-19v-|G|----------------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------|
End Solo
Riff 9 (Solo Rhythm)Guitar 1 x3e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----4-------2---------4-----------|D|---4---4---2---------4---4---------|A|-2-------0-----0-1-2-------5----9--|E|-----------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----4-------2---------4-----------|D|---4---4---2---------4---4-7--2----|A|-2-------0-----0-1-2-------5--0--2-|E|---------------------------------0-|
Guitar 2 x3e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-4-------6---------7-------7----6--|D|-----------------------------------|A|-2-------4---------5-------5----4--|E|-----------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-4-------6---------7-------7--6--4-|D|-----------------------------------|A|-2-------4---------5-------5--4--2-|E|-----------------------------------|
Play Riff 5 Play Riff 2 "Is it true..."
Lead into next section (heavy distortion):e|--------|B|--------|G|--------|D|--------|A|--5--4--|E|--3--2--| "I am..."
Play Riff 3 "...not the guy..." Play Riff 4 "Does that mean..." Interlude: "Into the night I go..."
Play Riff 6 "I will be your..."Play Riff 7 "I'm digging graves..."Play Riff 6 with this lead: Endinge|-12-11--------12-11-------|--------------|B|-------13-12--------13-12-|-12~~-[dives]-|G|--------------------------|--------------|D|--------------------------|-(9)----------|A|--------------------------|-(7)----------|E|--------------------------|-(0)----------|
Riff 10 (slightly palm muted)Guitar 1e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------|D|------------------------4-5-|A|-7--7-6-7-----------6-7-----|E|-----------7--8~~-----------|
"Into the night I go..."e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|-------------------5-4-----|A|-7--7-6-7--10--9~------7-6-|E|---------------------------| "And you can't..."
Guitar 2e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-------------------------7-9-|A|-7--7-6-7--9-10~~---9-10-----|E|-----------------------------|
"Into the night I go..."e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|-----------9--7--10-9-7----|A|-7--7-6-7---------------10-|E|---------------------------| "And you can't..."
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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