King Diamond - The Crypt tab

King Diamond: The Crypt

transcribed by:  Russ Elton      :  webmaster@abysslord.com
      solos by:  Sekhemet        :  aussie_hardcore@hotmail.com

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Tuning: Standard


Riff 1 Guitar 1 (Clean)e|-------0-------------0-------------0-------------0------|B|-----3----3--------3----3--------3----3--------3----3---|G|---2--------2----2--------2----3--------3----3--------3-|D|-0-------------0-------------0-------------0------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------| "The moon is outside..."
Last timee|-------0-------------0-------------0-------0-|B|-----3----3--------3----3--------3----3----3-|G|---2--------2----2--------2----3--------3--3-|D|-0-------------0-------------0-------------0-|A|---------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------|
Guitar 2 (Comes in later, Distortion)e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------|A|-7-7-7----7-7-7----8-8-8------------|E|-5-5-5----5-5-5----6-6-6----6-------|
* * * * * * * * * "Almost dead..."e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------|A|-7-7-7----7-7-7----8-8-8------------|E|-5-5-5----5-5-5----6-6-6----6-------| * * * * * * * * * "...deep asleep..."
Guitar 3 (Comes in later, Distortion)e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------|A|-7-7-7----7-7-7----8-8-8----8--7--5-|E|-5-5-5----5-5-5----6-6-6------------|
* * * * * * * * *e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------|A|-7-7-7----7-7-7----8-8-8----8-------|E|-5-5-5----5-5-5----6-6-6------------| * * * * * * * * *
Riff 2 (Distortion)e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|D|--------------9-8-------------------|A|----7h8-7-------------7h8-7---------|E|-0---------0-------0---------0--6-7-|
"Down the hallway..."e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|--------------9-8---------------|A|----7h8-7-----------------------|E|-0---------0-------0--7-6-5-3-2-| "...down, down..."
Riff 3e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|D|---9-10----9-10----9-10-------------|A|---7--8----7--8----7--8--11-10-9--8-|E|-0-------0-------0------------------|
"The secret..."e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|---9-10----9-10-----------12-|A|---7--8----7--8-----------10-|E|-0-------0-------5-7-8-7-----|
"...of the crypt..."e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|D|---9-10----9-10----9-10-------------|A|---7--8----7--8----7--8--11-10-9--8-|E|-0-------0-------0------------------|
"A coffin made..."e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|---9-10----9-10----7-6-5-|A|---7--8----7--8----5-4-3-|E|-0-------0-------0-------| "...wondering who is inside..."
Riff 4e|----------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------------|D|-4-4-4-4-4-4--7-7-7-7-7-7--3-3-3-3-3-3--4-4-4-4-4-4-|A|-2-2-2-2-2-2--5-5-5-5-5-5--1-1-1-1-1-1--2-2-2-2-2-2-|E|----------------------------------------------------|
"Oh Abigail..."e|-------------|B|-------------|G|-------------|D|-4-5-6-7-6-5-|A|-2-3-4-5-4-3-|E|-------------| "...and off comes the..."
Play Riff 3 "...lid..."
Riff 4ae|----------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------------|D|-4-4-4-4-4-4--7-7-7-7-7-7--3-3-3-3-3-3--4-4-4-4-4-4-|A|-2-2-2-2-2-2--5-5-5-5-5-5--1-1-1-1-1-1--2-2-2-2-2-2-|E|----------------------------------------------------|
"A name was cut..."e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|-4-5-6-7-6-5--6-7-8-9-8-7--7--5-|A|-2-3-4-5-4-3--4-5-6-7-6-5--7--5-|E|--------------------------------| "...with a knife..."
Riff 5 (Solo Rhythm, play 2x)e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|---------------------------|A|-4-4---3-4--x-x-x-x-x-9--7-|E|-2-2-0-1-2--x-x-x-x-x-7--5-|
e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|----------------------7--7-|A|-4-4---3-4--x-x-x-x-x-5--5-|E|-2-2-0-1-2--x-x-x-x-x------|
e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-----------------------------|A|---4-4---3-4--x-x-x-x-x-9--7-|E|-0-2-2-0-1-2--x-x-x-x-x-7--5-|
e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|----------------------7--7-|A|-4-4---3-4--x-x-x-x-x-5--5-|E|-2-2-0-1-2--x-x-x-x-x------|
Riff 6 (Solo Rhythm, play 2x)e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|----------------------6--4-|A|-6-6-4-5-6--x-x-x-x-x-4--2-|E|-4-4-2-3-4--x-x-x-x-x------|
e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|----------------------9--9-|A|-6-6-4-5-6--x-x-x-x-x-7--7-|E|-4-4-2-3-4--x-x-x-x-x------|
e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|----------------------6--4-|A|-6-6-4-5-6--x-x-x-x-x-4--2-|E|-4-4-2-3-4--x-x-x-x-x------|
e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|----------------------9--9--9-7-|A|-6-6-4-5-6--x-x-x-x-x-7--7--7-5-|E|-4-4-2-3-4--x-x-x-x-x-----------|
Soloe|--------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------|G|-6b~~~~-----------------------------------679-67---6~~--|D|-6b~~~~---7-6-7-9-7-6---7-9-7-6-7~~-7-6-79-------9------|A|----------------------9---------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------12b~~~-|B|-7-9b-r^7--9b-r--7^9^7-10b---9^10^9-12b---10^12^10--------|G|----------------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|B|-------13^14^13----------------|-------13^14^13----------------|G|-13^14----------14-13-11-13-14-|-13^14----------14-13-11-13~~--|D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|A|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------|-------------------------------------|B|-------13^14^13----------------|-------------------------------------|G|-13^14----------14-13-11-13-14-|-13^14^11^13----11-------------------|D|-------------------------------|-------------14----13-14-11-13----11-|A|-------------------------------|-------------------------------14----|E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
Palm Mute this bar e|-----------------------|-------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------|-------------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------|-------------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------|------------9------------------------------------|A|-11^12^11\9-12^11^9^11-|----9-11-12---11-12-9-11----9--------------------|E|-----------------------|-12----------------------12---11-12-9-11-7\4~~~~-|
e|-------------------|---------------------------------------|-------------|B|----------------9--|---------10-12----10---------------10~~|-9^10^9-\-7B-|G|----------7--------|-9-11-13-------13----11-13-9-11-13-----|-------------|D|----6--------6-----|---------------------------------------|-------------|A|-------5-----------|---------------------------------------|-------------|E|-4-----------------|---------------------------------------|-------------|
End Solo Play Riff 1 "A silvery necklace..."
Riff 1aGuitar 1 (Clean, Play 2x)e|-------0-------------0-------------0-------------0------|B|-----3----3--------3----3--------3----3--------3----3---|G|---2--------2----2--------2----3--------3----3--------3-|D|-0-------------0-------------0-------------0------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------| "Abigail pulled on..."
Guitar 2 (Distortion)e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|D|-7-7-7----7-7-7----8-8-8----8-------|A|-5-5-5----5-5-5----5-5-5----5-------|E|------------------------------------|
"Abigail pulled on..."e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|D|-7-7-7----7-7-7----8-8-8----8-------|A|-5-5-5----5-5-5----5-5-5----5-------|E|------------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * "Was separated clean..."
Riff 1bGuitar 1 (Clean)e|-------0-------------0-------------0-------------0------|B|-----3----3--------3----3--------3----3--------3----3---|G|---2--------2----2--------2----3--------3----3--------3-|D|-0-------------0-------------0-------------0------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------|
"Then up, up, up..."e|-------0-------------0-------------0-------0-|B|-----3----3--------3----3--------3----3----3-|G|---2--------2----2--------2----3--------3--3-|D|-0-------------0-------------0-------------0-|A|---------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------|
Guitar 2 (Distortion)e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|----------------------------8-10--12-|A|-7-7-7----7-7-7----8-8-8-------------|E|-5-5-5----5-5-5----6-6-6----6--8--10-|
* * * * * * * * * "Then up, up, up..."e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|D|----------------------------8-------|A|-7-7-7----7-7-7----8-8-8------------|E|-5-5-5----5-5-5----6-6-6----6-------| * * * * * * * * *
Guitar 3 (Distortion)e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------|A|-7-7-7----7-7-7----8-8-8----8--7--5-|E|-5-5-5----5-5-5----6-6-6------------|
* * * * * * * * *e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------|A|-7-7-7----7-7-7----8-8-8----8-------|E|-5-5-5----5-5-5----6-6-6------------| * * * * * * * * *
Play Riff 2 "Brandon Henry was..." Play Riff 3 Solo Rhythm Play Riff 4 Solo Rhythm
Soloe|--------------------------------|------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|------------------------------|G|---------------7-8----7---------|---------------7-8-9-8-7----7-|D|-9^10^9^7-9-10-----10---9-10-7--|-9^10^9^7-9-10-----------10---|A|--------------------------------|------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------7---8---7~~--|G|---------------7-8----7------7-9~~~----------------|D|-9^10^9^7-9-10-----10---9-10-----------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------|
With Harmony (not tabbed)e|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|-----------------9-10-9-8----8-|G|---------------7-8----7---------|---------------7----------10---|D|-9^10^9^7-9-10-----10---9-10-7--|-9^10^9^7-9-10-----------------|A|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------8---7----------|G|---------------7-8----7--------------------10~~~--|D|-9^10^9^7-9-10-----10---9-10-7-9------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------|
e|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|B|-12---12---12---|-15---15---15---|-11---11---11---|-12---12---12---|G|---11---11---11-|---14---14---14-|---10---10---10-|---11---11---11-|D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
e|-------------------------------|B|-12---13---14---15---16---17---|G|---11---12---13---14---15---16-|D|-------------------------------|A|-------------------------------|E|-------------------------------|
End Solo Play Riff 3 "There's an eerie..."
Riff 4aBoth guitarse|----------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------------|D|-4-4-4-4-4-4--7-7-7-7-7-7--3-3-3-3-3-3--4-4-4-4-4-4-|A|-2-2-2-2-2-2--5-5-5-5-5-5--1-1-1-1-1-1--2-2-2-2-2-2-|E|----------------------------------------------------| "Gotta go, gotta run..."
Guitar 1e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-4-5-6-7-6-5--6-7-8-9-8-7--7--5----|A|-2-3-4-5-4-3--4-5-6-7-6-5--7--5----|E|---------------------------------0-| "I'll be back for you..."
Guitar 2e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-4-5-6-7-6-5--6-7-8-9-8-7--7--5--2-|A|-2-3-4-5-4-3--4-5-6-7-6-5----------|E|-----------------------------------| "I'll be back for you..."
Play Riff 1 "In the crypt..." Play Riff 1a "But Mommy's in the floor..." Play Riff 1b "Oh she doesn't know..." Notation: 10b12 = pick the 10th fret, then bend to the 12th fret. 10b12r10 = pick the 10th fret, then bend to the 12th fret, then release to the 10th fret. [10]12r10 = bend to the 12th fret from the 10th fret, pick, then release to the 10th fret. 10b12 [14] = pick the 14th fret while holding the previous bend. 10b15* = tremolo bar bend, from the 10th fret to the 15th fret. 7d2* = tremolo bar dive, from the 7th fret to the 2nd 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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