Darkness tab with lyrics by King Diamond - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

King Diamond – Darkness tab

King Diamond:  Darkness

transcribed by:  Russ Elton      :  webmaster@abysslord.com
       solo by:  Rami Nuotio     :  rami.nuotio@nic.fi

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Tuning: Standard


Riff 1 (Clean)e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------5-----------------|D|---7---7---7--5h7-----7---7---7-----|A|------------------------------------|E|-5---5---5----------5---5---5---5/8-|
"For thirteen days..."e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------5-----------------|D|---7---7---7--5h7-----7---7---7-----|A|---------------------------------10-|E|-5---5---5----------5---5---5-----8-| "We have trained..."
Riff 2 (Distortion)e|---------------|B|---------------|G|---------------|D|-7--5-4-2------|A|-5--3-2-0--5-3-|E|-----------3-1-|
Riff 3e|----------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------|D|------------------------------7-6h7p6---|A|---7---7---7-7/8-5----7---7-----------8-|E|-0---0---0----------0---0---0-----------|
"Every time..."e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|----------------------------10--12-|A|---7---7---7-7/8-5----7---7--8--10-|E|-0---0---0----------0---0----------| "Little jars..."
Riff 4e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|---7---7---7-7/8-5----7---7---7------|A|--------------------------------7/10-|E|-5---5---5----------5---5---5---5/-8-|
"Every time..."e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|D|---7---7---7-7/8-5----7---7---7-----|A|---------------------------------10-|E|-5---5---5----------5---5---5-----8-| "Every time..."
Play Riff 2
Riff 5e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------|A|----------3---2--------------3---2-----|E|-0--0-0-0---0---3-2-1--1-1-1---1---3-2-|
* * * * * * * * * * "Our eyes..."e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------|A|----------3---2-----3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-|E|-0--0-0-0---0---3-2-1-1-1-1-3-3-3-3-|
* * * * * "Our souls..."e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------|A|----------3---2--------------3---2-----|E|-0--0-0-0---0---3-2-1--1-1-1---1---3-2-|
* * * * * * * * * * "...skin. The blood..."e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------|D|----------------------------|A|----------3---2-----3----5--|E|-0--0-0-0---0---3-2-1----3--| * * * * * "Living just an hour..."
Riff 6Guitar 1e|------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------5----7----5----|A|-7-7--7--7-7/10--5-5--5--5--5-5--3----5----3--5-|E|-5-5--5--5-5/-8--3-3--3--3--3-3--3----5----3--3-|
"In the darkness..."e|---------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------5-----------|A|-7-7--7--7-7/10--5-5--5--5--5-5--3----3----5-|E|-5-5--5--5-5/-8--3-3--3--3--3-3--3----1----3-| "In the darkness..."
Guitar 2e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------5----7----5----|A|-3-------------2------------3----5----3--5-|E|----------------------------3----5----3--3-|
e|-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------|D|----------------------------5------------|A|-3-------------2------------3----3----5--|E|----------------------------3----1----3--|
Riff 1ae|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|------------------5------------------|D|---7---7---7--5h7-----7---7---7------|A|--------------------------------7/10-|E|-5---5---5----------5---5---5---5/-8-|
"Darkness..."e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------5-----------------|D|---7---7---7--5h7-----7---7---7-----|A|---------------------------------10-|E|-5---5---5----------5---5---5-----8-| "Darkness..."
Play Riff 2 Play Riff 3 "Every night..." Play Riff 4 "Sitting on opposite..." Play Riff 2 "It is all..." Play Riff 5 "Our eyes are now..." Play Riff 6 "In the darkness..."
Riff 7Guitar 1 (Clean)e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7-|A|---------------------------------|E|-5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5---|
e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|-----------------5------------------|D|---7---7---7-5h7------7---7---7---7-|A|------------------------------------|E|-5---5---5----------5---5---5---5---|
Guitar 2 (Distortion)e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|------------------------------5--7-|A|-7-7-----10--7-7----5--7-7----3--5-|E|-5-5------8--5-5----3--5-5---------|
e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------|A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7/10--7-7-7-7-7-7-7\5-|E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5/-8--5-5-5-5-5-5-5\3-|
* * * * * * * * * * * *e|----------------------|B|----------------------|G|----------------------|D|-----------------5--7-|A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-3--5-|E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5------| * * * * * * * *
Riff 8 (Solo Rhythm)e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|--------------------------------|A|-8-8--8--8-8-10--8-8--8--8-8-10-|E|-6-6--6--6-6--8--6-6--6--6-6--8-|
e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|-7-7--7--7-7-10--7-7--7--7-7-10-|A|-5-5--5--5-5--8--5-5--5--5-5--8-|E|--------------------------------|
e|------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------|A|-8-8--8--8-8-10--8-8--8--8-8-10--7--8--10-|E|-6-6--6--6-6--8--6-6--6--6-6--8--5--6---8-|
Soloe|-15b17----15b17-{17}{17}{17}-(17)r15-15-13~-|B|--------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------|
e|-12h13p12p10-12----10---------------------------------------------|B|----------------13----13-10h11p10-----10-----10-------------------|G|----------------------------------12------10----12--10--9------9--|D|-----------------------------------------------------------12-----|A|------------------------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------|A|-12--13-12-10--------------10--12--13--------------------|E|---------------13--12--13--------------10--10b13r-10~~~--|
* *e|-/24^r-----22~~----20^r-18--17-18-20-18-17----------------|B|-------------------------------------------20-18-17-20-18-|G|----------------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------|G|-15-17-15-14-16-15-14--------------------------------|D|----------------------17-15-14-----------------------|A|-------------------------------16----------------15--|E|----------------------------------18-17-15-17-18-----|
e|-------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------14-15---------------|A|--------------------------15-------17----17~~----|E|-18-17-15--17-15-18-17-18------------------------|
End Solo
Riff 9Guitar 1e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|---7---7---7---7---10---10---10---10-|A|-5---5---5---5---8----8----8----8----|E|-------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * "Tonight you will dance..."e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|---5---5---5---5-3----5--|A|-3---3---3---3---1----3--|E|-------------------------|
* * * * * * * * "Tonight, no strings..."e|-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------|A|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|E|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * "But I can't..."e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|-------------------------|A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5----7--|E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3----5--| * * * * * * * * "...dance, I don't have a chance!"
Guitar 2 (Played softly)e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|-------4---------------7---------|D|---7------7-4-----10------10-7---|A|-5---5--------5-8----8---------8-|E|---------------------------------|
"Tonight you will dance..."e|------------------------|B|------------------------|G|-------2----------------|D|---5------5-2---3----5--|A|-3---3--------3-1----3--|E|------------------------|
"Tonight, no strings..."e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|D|-------6-----------------9----------|A|---9------9-6------12-------12-9----|E|-7---7--------7-10----10---------10-|
"But I can't..."e|------------------------|B|------------------------|G|------------------------|D|-------4----------------|A|---7------7-4---5----7--|E|-5---5--------5-3----5--| "...dance, I don't have a chance!"
Play Riff 6 "Dance!"
Ending:Riff 7Guitar 1 (Clean)e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7-|A|---------------------------------|E|-5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5---|
"Send her to..."e|----------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------|G|-----------------5----------------------|D|---7---7---7-5h7------7---7---7---7---7-|A|----------------------------------------|E|-5---5---5----------5---5---5---5---5---| "Send that puppet to Berlin!"
Guitar 2 (Distortion)e|----------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------|D|------------------------------5--7------|A|-7-7-----10--7-7----5--7-7----3--5--7-7-|E|-5-5------8--5-5----3--5-5----------5-5-|
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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