King Diamond - The Poltergeist tab

King Diamond: The Poltergeist

transcribed by: LANGUS           : tlange@promail.pl
     edited by: Russ Elton       : webmaster@abysslord.com
      solos by: Guillaume Vallée : mannheim19@caramail.com
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Date last modified:  December 31, 2004

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Tuning: Standard

Riff 1Guitar 1 x2e|-----------------------------------------------|-----|B|-----------------------------------------------|-----|G|-----------------------------------------------|-----|D|-----------------------------------------------|-----|A|-2---------------------------------5--4-----1--|--2--|E|---------2--3-------3--2--0--------------------|-----| "Some would say..."
Guitar 2 x2e|-----------------------------------------------|-----|B|-----------------------------------------------|-----|G|-----------------------------------------------|-----|D|---------4--5-------5--4--2--------5--4--------|-----|A|-2------------------------------------------4--|--2--|E|-----------------------------------------------|-----|
Riff 2e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|-------------------10-10-|A|--------------------8--8-|E|--0--------0-------------|
"Speak to me..."e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-------------------------10-10-|A|--------------------------8--8-|E|--0--------0--[dive]-X\\-------|
"Speak to me...e|--------------------|B|--------------------|G|--------------------|D|----------10-10-----|A|-----------8--8-----|E|--0--------------0--| "Speak to me..."
Riff 3Guitar 1e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------|D|------4------4----6------7------7----7-|A|-2222-2-2222-2-22-4-5555-5-5555-5-55-5-|E|---------------------------------------|
**** **** ** **** **** ** "I can always feel..."e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|------9------9----11--12--11--7-|A|-7777-7-7777-7-77--9--10---9--5-|E|--------------------------------| **** **** ** "Creeping..."
Guitar 2e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------|D|-4----------------6-7----------------7-|A|-2----------------4-5----------------5-|E|---------------------------------------|
"I can always feel..."e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|-9---------------11-----------|A|-7----------------9--5--7--9\-|E|------------------------------| "Creeping..."
Riff 4 x2e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-4-4--4--4-4-2-4-4--4--4-4-2-|A|-2-2--2--2-2-0-2-2--2--2-2-0-|E|-----------------------------|
"The poltergeist..."e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-7/9-9--9--9-9-7-9-9--9--9-9-7-|A|-5/7-7--7--7-7-5-7-7--7--7-7-5-|E|-------------------------------|
"Could be a friend..."e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|-6-6--6--6-6-6-11-11--11--11-11---|A|-4-4--4--4-4-4--9--9---9---9--9-0-|E|----------------------------------|
"...a foe..." x2e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-4-4--4--4-4-2-4-4--4--4-4-2-|A|-2-2--2--2-2-0-2-2--2--2-2-0-|E|-----------------------------|
"The poltergeist..."e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-7/9-9--9--9-9-7-9-9--9--9-9-7-|A|-5/7-7--7--7-7-5-7-7--7--7-7-5-|E|-------------------------------|
"Could be a friend..."e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-6-6--6--6-6-6-11-11--11--11--11---|A|-4-4--4--4-4-4--9--9---9---9---9-9-|E|---------------------------------7-| "...or a foe..." "Die, die..."
Play Riff 2 "Speak to me..." Play Riff 3 Solo Rhythm (Play 2x)
Riff 3a (Solo Rhythm)Guitar 1e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|-4-4--4--4--6-7-7--7--7--|A|-2-2--2--2--4-5-5--5--5--|E|-------------------------|
e|--------------------------|B|--------------------------|G|--------------------------|D|-9-9--9--9--11--12--11--7-|A|-7-7--7--7---9--10---9--5-|E|--------------------------|
Guitar 2e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|-4----------6-7----------|A|-2----------4-5----------|E|-------------------------|
e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|-9----------11-----------|A|-7-----------9--5--7--9\-|E|-------------------------|
Lead into next section:e|-----|B|-----|G|-----|D|--4--|A|--2--|E|-----|
Solose|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------~~~SLOWLY DIVE WITH TREMOLO BAR~~~----------15---15p14h15p14---|G|-11\\\\\\\\\\\\\-----------------------------------------------------------|D|----------------\\\\\\\\\\\\\----------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------\\\\\\\\\\\-----------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------\\\\\\\\\\\\\----------------------|
e|-19--------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------|G|------------12bf/r--12-11-----------------------6b½-6------|D|------16~~~----------------9-7---9-7----------9-------9~~~-|A|-------------------------------9-----9-7-------------------|E|-----------------------------------------10-7--------------|
Solo 2 (Andy Laroque)e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-11-9h11p9---------11-------11-------------------------------------|D|----------9-12---9----12-9----12-9--9--12---------12---------------|A|----------------------------------12------9--7s/9-----7h9p7--7-----|E|-----------------------------------------------------------10--7---| (A.H) A.H.
e|------14--------14-------14------14----14----14----14----14-----|B|-17bf-----17bf-----17bf-----17bf---17bf--17bf--17bf--17bf--17bf-|G|----------------------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
e-----14h19p14--14------22bf/r-22bf/r-19---x-x------------------|B-17bf--------17--17bf---------------------x-x-10~~-------------|G---------------------------------------------------11~~--------|D--------------------------------------------------------12-9~~-|A---------------------------------------------------------------|E---------------------------------------------------------------|
End Solos Play Riff 2 "Speak to me..." [no pick slide] Play Riff 3 "My guests can..." Play Riff 4 "The poltergeist..." Play Riff 2 "Speak to me..." 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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