King Diamond - The Storm tab

King Diamond:  The Storm

transcribed by:  Langus          :  tlange@polbox.com
                 Mika Ristiranta :  m_ristiranta@hotmail.com
                 Russ Elton      :  webmaster@abysslord.com
      solos by:  Sekhemet        :  aussie_hardcore@hotmail.com

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Tuning: Standard

IntroGuitar 1e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|----------------------------------|A|-8-----7-----8-----10-----8---7---|E|---0-0---0-0---0-0----0-0---0---0-|
* * * * * * * * * *e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-------------------------7-8-|A|-8-----7-----8-----7-----5-6-|E|---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0-----|
* * * * * * * *e|------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------7----5-|A|-8-----7-----8-----10-----8---7----5----3-|E|---0-0---0-0---0-0----0-0---0---0---------| * * * * * * * * * *
Guitar 2e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|----------------------------------|A|-8-----7-----8-----10-----8---7---|E|---0-0---0-0---0-0----0-0---0---0-|
* * * * * * * * * *e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-------------------------7-8-|A|-8-----7-----8-----7-----5-6-|E|---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0-----|
* * * * * * * *e|------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------7----5-|A|-8-----7-----8-----10-----8---7----5----3-|E|---0-0---0-0---0-0----0-0---0---0--5----3-| * * * * * * * * * *
Guitar 3e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|-10\----------------------10\-----|A|--8\-----------------------8\-----|E|----------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-------------------------7-8-10\-|A|-------------------------5-6--8\-|E|---------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------|A|------------------------------8----7--|E|--------------------------------------|
Riff 1Guitar 1e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|----------------------------------|A|-8-----7-----8-----10-----8---7---|E|---0-0---0-0---0-0----0-0---0---0-|
* * * * * * * * * * "Eighteen was yesterday..."e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-------------------------7-8-|A|-8-----7-----8-----7-----5-6-|E|---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0-----|
* * * * * * * * "...today she was a ..."e|------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------7----5-|A|-8-----7-----8-----10-----8---7----5----3-|E|---0-0---0-0---0-0----0-0---0---0---------|
* * * * * * * * * * "...woman, in every single way..."e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-10-----9----10-----12----10---9---|A|--8-----7-----8-----10-----8---7---|E|----0-0---0-0---0-0----0-0---0---0-|
* * * * * * * * * *e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|-10-----9----10-----9-----7-8-|A|--8-----7-----8-----7-----5-6-|E|----0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0-----|
* * * * * * * *e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-10-----9----10-----12----10---9----7----5-|A|--8-----7-----8-----10-----8---7----5----3-|E|----0-0---0-0---0-0----0-0---0---0---------| * * * * * * * * * *
Guitar 2 e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|----------------------------------|A|-8-----7-----8-----10-----8---7---|E|---0-0---0-0---0-0----0-0---0---0-|
* * * * * * * * * * "Eighteen was yesterday..."e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-------------------------7-8-|A|-8-----7-----8-----7-----5-6-|E|---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0-----|
* * * * * * * * "...today she was a ..."e|------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------7----5-|A|-8-----7-----8-----10-----8---7----5----3-|E|---0-0---0-0---0-0----0-0---0---0--5----3-|
* * * * * * * * * * "...woman, in every single way..."e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-10-----9----10-----12----10---9---|A|--8-----7-----8-----10-----8---7---|E|----0-0---0-0---0-0----0-0---0---0-|
* * * * * * * * * * "Abigail..."e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|-10-----9----10-----9-----7-8-|A|--8-----7-----8-----7-----5-6-|E|----0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0-----|
* * * * * * * * "...in the forest..."e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-10-----9----10-----12----10---9----7----5-|A|--8-----7-----8-----10-----8---7----5----3-|E|----0-0---0-0---0-0----0-0---0---0--5----3-| * * * * * * * * * * "...the darkness..."
Guitar 3 (At the end when guitar 1 plays D5 and C5)e|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------|A|------------------------------8----7--|E|--------------------------------------|
Riff 2Guitar 1 x2e|-------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------|D|-4--4--4-4/7-7--7--7-7-7-6-6--6--6-6-6-5-5--5--7-|A|-2--2--2-2/5-5--5--5-5-5-4-4--4--4-4-4-3-3--3--5-|E|-------------------------------------------------| * * * * * * * * "It was hours ago..."
Guitar 2e|-------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------|D|-4--4--4-4/7-7--7--7-7-7-6-6--6--6-6-6-5-5--5--7-|A|-2--2--2-2/5-5--5--5-5-5-4-4--4--4-4-4-3-3--3--5-|E|-------------------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * *e|---------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------|D|-4--4----------------------------------------------|A|-2--2--2-2-2---------------------------------------|E|-------------5-5--5--5-5-5-4-4--4--4-4-4-3-3--3--5-| * * * * * * * * * * *
Play Riff 1 [for first half it's solo rhythm]
Soloe|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|-12-------12-15p12----12-15-14-12----12-------12----12----12----|G|-14b16~~-----------15-------------15----14-15----15----15----14-|D|----------------------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
e|------------------------|B|------------------------|G|-12b15r12b15r12b15r12~~-|D|------------------------|A|------------------------|E|------------------------|
e|------------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------------|G|-12-14-13-12------------------------------------------------|D|-------------14-13-12-------12------------------------------|A|----------------------14-15----14-15-12-14----12------------|E|-------------------------------------------15----15-14-12~~-|
e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------|D|----------------14/17-14b~~-|A|-------14-12-15-------------|E|-12-15----------------------|
End Solo
Riff 3e|--------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------|G|--10-10-10--9--10--12--10-9-10-10-10--9--------------9--|D|---0--0--0--0---0---0---0-0--0--0--0--0--10---9--10--0--|A|------------------------------------------0---0---0-----|E|--------------------------------------------------------|
"Ahh, then her face turned white..."e|----------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------|G|--10-10-10--9--10--12--10-9-------------|D|---0--0--0--0---0---0---0-0--10---9-----|A|------------------------------0---0--10-|E|--------------------------------------0-| "...never did she see..."
Guitar fill over Riff 3 (Quiet)NOTE: Comes in the last time every time this riff is playede|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|------------------5--7--4--|D|---7--5--7--8--7-----------|A|---------------------------|E|---------------------------| "...rain, black rain..."
Riff 4e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|-------------------9\--/9\-|A|-------------------7\--/7\-|E|-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0----------|
"Oh no..."e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-------------------------------|A|-----------------------5-------|E|-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--7-8---8-7-5-|
"Let me go back to my home..."e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|-------------------9\--/9\-|A|-------------------7\--/7\-|E|-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0----------|
"Oh no..."e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-------------------------------|A|-------------------------5-----|E|-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--5-7-8---8-7-|
Riff 4a (Solo Rhythm)e|-----------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------|D|-------------------9/10-10-10-10-10-10\9-9-9\--|A|-------------------7/-8--8--8--8--8--8\7-7-7\--|E|-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-------------------------------|A|-----------------------5-------|E|-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--7-8---8-7-5-|
e|-----------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------|D|-------------------9/10-10-10-10-10-10\9-9-9\--|A|-------------------7/-8--8--8--8--8--8\7-7-7\--|E|-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-------------------------------|A|-------------------------5-----|E|-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--5-7-8---8-7-|
Solo (Edited by Dean Bennett: DABennett@varco.com)e|-----------------------------------------|B|-[16b18]--[(18)r16-13]-------------------| <-- Harmony notesG|--17b19----(19)r17-17--16~--13-14-16-13~-|D|-----------------------------------------| A|-----------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|-13-14-16-17-16-14h16p14----14-16-|D|-------------------------18-------|A|----------------------------------|E|----------------------------------|
e|-/22-22p19----22p19-------19p16-------16p13-------13p10------10p7--------|B|----------h21------h21\18------h18\15------h15\12------h12\9-----h9\6----|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------7-|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|-13p10-------16p13-------19p16-------19b20-19--17--16--17--19------|B|------12----------15----------18-------------------------------15~-|G|--------13----------16----------19---------------------------------|D|----------15----------18----------21-------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
End Solo Play Riff 3 w/ guitar 2 "But he looked away..."
Lead into next section:e|-----|B|-----|G|-----|D|--7--|A|--5--|E|-----|
Play Riff 1 "Rain was pulling..." Play Riff 2 Solo Rhythm
Solo (with wah pedal)e|--------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------|G|-9b11r9~--9b11r9~--9b11r9~--9b11--(11)r9p7---9-7~-|D|-------------------------------------------9------|A|--------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------|
e|------------------7-10-7-9----7-7---------------|B|-10b12~~----10b12----------10-----10p7-10p7-----|G|-------------------------------------------9b11-|D|------------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------|
e|-7----------7----------7----------7----------7----------|B|---10p7-------10p7-------10p7-------10p7-------10p7~~-\-|G|-------9b11-------9b11-------9b11-------9b11------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------|
e|-/12b14r12-10--10-12-12b14r12-12-10----10-12-12b14r12-10-|B|-------------12---------------------12-------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------|
e|--------22-------22------22-22~~-|B|-/22b24----22b24---22b24----22~~-|G|---------------------------------|D|---------------------------------|A|---------------------------------|E|---------------------------------|
e|-19-21-22-21-19h21p19----19-----------------------22b24~-|B|----------------------22----22-19-22b24r22p19------------|G|----------------------------------------------19~--------|D|---------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------|
End Solo Play Riff 3 "Ahh, rush the iron gate..." Play Riff 4 "Oh no..." Play Riff 4a "Seeing the little one..." Play Riff 3 w/ guitar 2 "...mummified..." 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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