King Diamond - Miriam tab

King Diamond: Miriam

transcribed by:  Mika Ristiranta :  m_ristiranta@hotmail.com
edited by:       Russ Elton      :  webmaster@abysslord.com
solos by:        Rami            :  rami.nuotio@nic.fi

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Tuning: Standard

Riff 1E|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|--4-4-4-4-4-4-5\4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5\4-|A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-3\2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3\2-|E|----------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * E|---------------------0--|B|---------------------0--|G|------------------------|D|--4-4-4-4-4-4-5\4-2-----|A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-3\2-0-----|E|------------------------| * * * * * *
Riff 2GIT 1E|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|--4-4-4-4-4-4-5\4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5\4-|A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-3\2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3\2-|E|----------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * E|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----------|A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-/7--5--3-|E|---------------------------| * * * * * * * * Curtains of... Shutting...
GIT 2 x2E|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|--4--------7--------6--------5----|A|--2--------5--------4--------3----|E|----------------------------------|
Riff 3E|-----------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------|D|--------12--11-12-11--10-10-9-10----10-10-9-10-|A|--------10---9-10--9---8--8-7--8-----8--8-7--8-|E|--0-0-0---------------------------0------------|
* * * * There was...E|-----------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------------------|D|--------12--11-12-11--10-10-9-10----10-10-9-10----9----9-7-|A|--------10---9-10--9---8--8-7--8-----8--8-7--8----7----7-5-|E|--0-------------------------------0-------------0----------| * * Except...
Riff 4GIT 1E|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|-----4h5-4~--5-4-3~-----2-----|A|-/2------------------4-----3\-|E|------------------------------|
E|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|----7h8-7~--8-7-6~-----5--4---|A|-/5-----------------7-------5-|E|------------------------------| Oh Miriam...
GIT 2 x2E|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|--4--------7--------6--------5----|A|--2--------5--------4--------3----|E|----------------------------------|
REPEAT Riff 1 (one time) REPEAT Riff 2 Curtains of... REPEAT RIFF 3 Come close... REPEAT RIFF 4 Oh Miriam...
Lead into next section:E|-----|B|-----|G|-----|D|--4--|A|--2--|E|--2--|
Riff 5 (solo rhythm)E|---------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------|D|--6-6--6-9-9--9-1111-11-12-11--6-6--6-9-9--9-1111--|A|--4-4--4-7-7--7--9-9--9--0--0--4-4--4-7-7--7--9-9--|E|---------------------------------------------------| solo begins
Riff 5b (solo continues) x2E|---------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------|D|--6-6--6-9-9--9-1111-11-12-11--6-6--6-9-9--9-1111-11-12-11-12--|A|--4-4--4-7-7--7--9-9--9--0--0--4-4--4-7-7--7--9-9--9--0--0--0--|E|---------------------------------------------------------------|
x2E|------------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------------------|D|------------------------9/11-9\8------------------------9-8-|A|--6-6--6-9-9--9-1111-11-7/-9-7\6--6-6--6-9-9--9-1111-11-7-6-|E|--4-4--4-7-7--7--9-9--9-----------4-4--4-7-7--7--9-9--9-----|
Soloe|--------------------------|b|-14-13-14-13-14-13-14~*---|g|--------------------------|D|--------------------------|A|--------------------------|E|--------------------------|
e|-24---^r-23----21-23-21----21---23-\21-21~~-|b|-------------24---------24------------------|g|--------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------|
e|----14-16-17-16h17p16-14----14-16-------19^^-r-|b|-17----------------------17-------17-14--------|g|-----------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------|
e|-19p17-\14-17-14---------------------------------------------|b|-----------------17-1417-14---1414---------------------------|g|----------------------------16-----16-1413-14-13-------------|D|--------------------------------------------------14---------|A|-----------------------------------------------------14------|E|--------------------------------------------------------16~--|
e|---------------------------------------------|b|---------------17----------------------------|g|----14^r----14----16^-^^r--1614-16----14~~---|D|---------16------------------------16--------|A|---------------------------------------------|E|-16------------------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------------------|b|-----------------------------------------------|g|-----------------------------------------------|D|----11-14-13^r----11-14-13^r13^r----11-14-13^r-|A|-11------------11----------------11------------|E|-----------------------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------|b|-----------------------------------|g|-----------------------------------|D|-9---------------------------------|A|---9-9-7-6-------------------------|E|-----------7/9-7^^9\7^^r-9-7-9~~---|
e|----------------------------19-18---------------|b|----14-17-16h17p16-14-------------19----19~~----|g|-13-------------------16-13----------18---------|D|------------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------|
e|-24---21h23\19-21-19----------------------------|b|---------------------21-19----19-------19-17~---|g|---------------------------20----20-18----------|D|------------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------|
End Solo
Riff 6E|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-------------------------7-6-|A|-------1-----------1-----5-4-|E|-0-2-3---3-2-0-2-3---3-2-----|
E|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-------------------------4-3-|A|-------1-----------1-----2-1-|E|-0-2-3---3-2-0-2-3---3-2-----|
Riff 5cE|---------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------|D|--6-6--6-9-9--9-1111-11-12-11--6-6--6-9-9--9-1111-11-12-11-12--|A|--4-4--4-7-7--7--9-9--9--0--0--4-4--4-7-7--7--9-9--9--0--0--0--|E|---------------------------------------------------------------|
The shadow...E|------------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------------------|D|------------------------9/11-9\8------------------------9-8-|A|--6-6--6-9-9--9-1111-11-7/-9-7\6--6-6--6-9-9--9-1111-11-7-6-|E|--4-4--4-7-7--7--9-9--9-----------4-4--4-7-7--7--9-9--9-----| It looked...
Riff 6aE|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-------------------------9-8-|A|-------1-----------1-----7-6-|E|-0-2-3---3-2-0-2-3---3-2-----|
E|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-------------------------7-6-|A|-------1-----------1-----5-4-|E|-0-2-3---3-2-0-2-3---3-2-----| I am Count...
Riff 5dE|------------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------------------|D|------------------------9/11-9\8------------------------9-8-|A|--6-6--6-9-9--9-1111-11-7/-9-7\6--6-6--6-9-9--9-1111-11-7-6-|E|--4-4--4-7-7--7--9-9--9-----------4-4--4-7-7--7--9-9--9-----| "Abigail" she...
Repeat Riff 6a "Can I?"...
Riff 7Guitar 1E|----------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------|D|-1111---9-9---7-7-------7-7---9-9--1111-------|A|--9-9---7-7---5-5-------5-5---7-7---9-9-------|E|----------------------------------------------|
"Miriam"...E|-------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------|D|-1111---9-9---7-7-------7-7------9-9----11-------|A|--9-9---7-7---5-5-------5-5------7-7-----9-------|E|-------------------------------------------------| You can even...
Guitar 2E|----------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------|D|-1111---9-9---7-7-------7-7---9-9--1111-------|A|--9-9---7-7---5-5-------5-5---7-7---9-9-------|E|----------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------|D|--4-4---6-6---7-7-------7-7--9-7-6-6-------------|A|-------------------------------------9-7-9-------|E|-------------------------------------------------|
Riff 8 x3E|-----------------------------------------------------------|B|-------9-----------9-----------7---------------------------|G|-----9---9-------9---9-------7---7-------------------------|D|---9-------9---9-------9---7-------7-5-5--5-5-5-7-7--7-7-7-|A|-7-----------6-----------5-----------3-3--3-3-3-5-5--5-5-5-|E|-----------------------------------------------------------|
He struggled... Since... Now he...E|-----|B|-----|G|-----|D|--9--|A|--7--|E|-----| ...what a shame
REPEAT Riff 1 (2 times) REPEAT Riff 2 (solo)
Soloe|-------------------------------------------------------------------|b|-------------------------------------------------------------------|g|-----------------------------------------8-11----9-----------------|D|--------------------10-7-9-11------11-12------12---11-12-9-11-12---|A|------10-7-9-10-7-9-----------12-9---------------------------------|E|--7-9--------------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------12-------------------------12-|b|------------9-10-12-9-9-12-14-15----14-151512-13---12-14-15----|g|-11----9-11--------------------------------------14------------|D|----12---------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------|
e|-14-------------14-12---------------12-|b|----15----------------14----------13---|g|-------16----16----------14----14------|D|----------16----------------14---------|A|---------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------|
some sort of harmony notes?e|---------------------------------------|b|-----10--------------------------------|g|--------9-11-11-9-11------------9-11---|D|--11-12-9---------11-12-9-11-12--------|A|---------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------------------------------|b|----------------------------------------------------------|g|-9---------------9-11----9------------------11----9-------|D|---11----9-11-12------12---11-12-9-11-12-11----12---11-11-|A|------12--------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------------------|b|----------------------------------------------|g|---------9-11----9---------------9-11----9----|D|-9-11-12------12---11-12-9-11-12------12---11-|A|----------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------------|b|-12-10-------10-------------------------|g|-------12-11----12-11-12-12-11-12/21~---|D|----------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------|
End Solo REPEAT Riff 3 Don't move... REPEAT RIFF 4 In pain...
Lead into next section:E|-----|B|-----|G|-----|D|--4--|A|--2--|E|--2--| "...dear..."
REPEAT RIFF 5 He quickly... REPEAT RIFF 5c Behind glass... REPEAT RIFF 6a In his twisted... REPEAT RIFF 5d "I must retire... REPEAT Riff 6 You should do the same... END. 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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