King Diamond - Insanity tab

King Diamond:  Insanity

transcribed by:   Russ Elton    :  webmaster@abysslord.com
                  Jordan B.     :  sansamppsa1@hotmail.com

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Date last modified:  March 18, 2005

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Tuning:  EBEABe [2nd, 3rd, 4th strings tuned a whole step up]
or you can tune down to DADGAD with a capo on the 2nd fret.

The leads, however, were notated in standard tuning.

Intro (Steel acoustic):e|-------7-----7---------7-----7---|B|-----8---8-----8-----8---8-----8-|A|---7---------------7-------------|E|-0---------0-----0---------0-----|B|---------------------------------|E|---------------------------------|
e|-------5-----5---------5-----5---|B|-----7---7-----7-----7---7-----7-|A|---4---------------4-------------|E|-0---------0-----0---------0-----|B|---------------------------------|E|---------------------------------|
Riff 1 (Steel acoustic, Solo Rhythm)e|-------7-----7---------7-----7---|B|-----8---8-----8-----8---8-----8-|A|---7---------------7-------------|E|-0---------0-----0---------0-----|B|---------------------------------|E|---------------------------------|
e|-------5-----5---------5-----5---|B|-----7---7-----7-----7---7-----7-|A|---4---------------4-------------|E|-0---------0-----0---------0-----|B|---------------------------------|E|---------------------------------|
e|-------7-----7---------5---5---|B|-----5---5-----5-----5-------5-|A|---3---------------3-----------|E|-0---------0-----0-------0-----|B|-------------------------------|E|-------------------------------|
e|-------5-----5---------3-----3---|B|-----3---3-----3-----3---3-----3-|A|---3---------------3-------------|E|-0---------0-----0---------0-----|B|---------------------------------|E|---------------------------------|
e|-------7-----7---------5---5---|B|-----5---5-----5-----5-------5-|A|---3---------------3-----------|E|-0---------0-----0-------0-----|B|-------------------------------|E|-------------------------------|
e|-------5-----5---------3-----3---|B|-----3---3-----3-----3---3-----3-|A|---3---------------3-------------|E|-0---------0-----0---------0-----|B|---------------------------------|E|---------------------------------|
Solo over Riff 1 (Nylon acoustic)e|----------12-15-12-14~---------------12-15-12-14~---------|B|-12~---12---------------10-10~----12----------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------12-12~-|D|----------------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------|B|-------12-----------------------|G|-----12---14-12-11----------11~-|D|---12--------------14-13-14-----|A|-14-----------------------------|E|--------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------13-13-12-12-|G|-12-14-12~--11h12p11----11-------------|D|---------------------14----------------|A|---------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------|
(Harmony guitar plays top notes) e|------------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------------|G|-11-11-7-7---9--9-5-5--7-7--4-4-5-5-2-2-4-4-0-0--4h5p4p2-4~-|D|-12-12-9-9--10-10-7-7--9-9--5-5-7-7-4-4-5-5-2-2--5h7p5p4-5~-|A|------------------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------------|
End solo and Riff 1
Riff 2e|-----0----------0-----0-------|B|-------0----------0-----0-----|A|-5-------5--5-------------5---|E|-5----------5---------------5-|B|-0-0--------0-0-----0---------|E|------------------------------|
e|-----0----------0-----0-------|B|-------0----------0-----0-----|A|-4-------4--2-------------2---|
E|-5----------2---------------2-|B|-0-0--------0-------0---------|E|------------------------------|
Riff 3 (Steel acoustic)e|-----------0---------------0-------------------------------------|B|-------3-----0---------3-----0---------3---0-----------3---0-----|A|-----0---------0-----0---------0-----0-------0-------0-------0---|E|---2---------------0---------------2-----------2---2-----------2-|B|-3-------3-------2-------2-------0-------0-------0-------0-------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
e|-----------0---------------0-------------------------------------|B|-------3-----0---------3-----0---------3---0-----------3---0-----|A|-----0---------0-----0---------0-----0-------0-------0-------0---|E|---2---------------0---------------2-----------2---2-----------2-|B|-3-------3-------2-------2-------0-------0-------0-------0-------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
e|-----------0---------------0-------------2-|B|-------3-----0---------3-----0---------0---|A|-----0---------0-----0---------0-----0-----|E|---2---------------0---------------2-------|B|-3-------3-------2-------2-------0---------|E|-------------------------------------------|
Solo over Riff 3 (Nylon acoustic)e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|--7--9--11--6--9--6--6h7~---|D|----------------------------|A|----------------------------|E|----------------------------|
e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|--7--11--7--6--9--6--6h7~----|D|-----------------------------|A|-----------------------------|E|-----------------------------|
e|----------------------------|B|--7--8--10--5--5------------| Harmony guitarG|--7--9--11--6--7--6--6h7~---| on topD|------------------7--7h9~---|A|----------------------------|E|----------------------------|
Riff 4 (Steel acoustic) x2e|-7------5---12---10----8---7--7--|B|-7------5---12---10---10---9--9--|A|-6------4---11----9----8---7--7--|E|-0----0-0-0--0-0--0-0--0-0-0--0--|B|---------------------------------|E|---------------------------------|
Riff 5 (Steel acoustic) x2e|--------0------------0------------0-------------|B|------0---0--------0---0--------0---0-----------|A|----9-------9----9-------9----9-------9---9---5-|E|-12-----------11-----------10-----------9---7---|B|------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------|
Play Riff 4 Play Riff 3 Solo Rhythm
Solo (Nylon acoustic, Harmony notes on top)e|----------------------------|B|--7--8--10--5--5------------|G|--7--9--11--6--7--6--6h7~---|D|------------------7--7h9~---|A|----------------------------|E|----------------------------|
e|-----------------------------|B|--7--10--7--5--5-------------|G|--7--11--7--6--7--6--6h7~----|D|------------------7--7h9~----|A|-----------------------------|E|-----------------------------|
e|----------------------------|B|--7--8--10--5--5------------|G|--7--9--11--6--7--6--6h7~---|D|------------------7--7h9~---|A|----------------------------|E|----------------------------|
Play Intro Solo Rhythm Play Riff 1 Solo Rhythm
Solo (Distortion) e|-------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------|G|-11--(11)b12----------7-9~~----11--(11)b12--(12)b14--(14)r11-|D|--------------9~----9----------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------------------------------|B|-12~---------------------------------------------------------|G|------11-12-9~----11~--9-------------------------------------|D|-------------------------12-9~---10-------9------------------|A|------------------------------------12-9----10-----------7~--|E|-----------------------------------------------12--7-3-5-----|
End solo Play Riff 3 Solo Rhythm Solo (Distortion)
e|------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------/9-6-6h7~-|D|------------------------------------------------|A|-5--7--9--4--7--4-4h5~----5--9--5--4------------|E|------------------------------------------------|
e|-----------------------|B|-----------------------|G|-------------------6~~-|D|-----------------------|A|-5--7--9--4--7--4------|E|-----------------------|
End solo
Ending (Steel acoustic)e|---------0-------|B|-------0---0-----|A|-----1-------1---|E|---3-----------3-|B|-0---------------|E|-----------------|
e|-------0----------0----------0------------|B|-----7----------7----------7--------------|A|---8----------8----------8----------------|E|-0----------0----------0-------[fade out]-|B|------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------|
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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