King Diamond - The Pact tab

King Diamond:  The Pact 

transcribed by:   GRAX             :  BKNYUSA@aol.com
                  Rami Nuotio      :  rami.nuotio@nic.fi   
                  Mika Ristiranta  :  m_ristiranta@hotmail.com
     edited by:   Russ Elton       :  mercyfuldiamond@yahoo.com 
                  Paul Pekkarinen
      solos by:   Rami Nuotio 

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Date last modified:  19-10-01

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Tuning: Standard

Introe|-------------------|B|-------------------|G|-------------------|D|-------------------|A|-3--3-2-0-2--2-0---|E|-----------------3-|
Riff 1 e|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------------|A|--------7h10p7------7h10p7------7---10--------7---10-|E|--0-0-0-------0-0-0-------8-8-8---8-----7-7-7---7----| * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|---------------------------|A|--------7h10p7------7h10p7-|E|--0-0-0-------0-0-0--------|
* * * * * * Last time (Guitar 2 plays note in () )e|-------------------|------|B|-------------------|------|G|-------------------|------|D|-------------------|------|A|-3--3-2-0-2--2-0---|-(1~)-|E|-----------------3-|--0---|
Riff 2 (2 times)e|-------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------|E|-0-0-0-3-7-3-0-0-0-3-7-3-0-0-0-5-8-5-0-0-0-5-8-5-|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * "Outside..."e|--------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------3--3-2-0-2--2-0---|E|-0-0-0-3-7-3-0-0-0-3-7-3------------------3-| * * * * * * * * * * * * "...falling..."
Riff 3 (2 times)e|----------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------|A|-------9---10--------7---9--------5---7-------5---7-| E|-7-7-7---7-----5-5-5---5----3-3-3---3---3-3-3---3---|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * "Inside..."e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|---------------------------|A|-------9---10--------7---9-| E|-7-7-7---7-----5-5-5---5---| * * * * * * * * "...Angel..."
1st ending 2nd endinge|------------|----------|B|------------|----------|G|------------|----------|D|------------|----------|A|--5--5-7----|--5--5-4--| E|--3--3-5----|--3--3-2--| "...I are..." "...sinner..."
Play Riff 2 (2 times) "...dreams, dreams turn into..."
Riff 4 x2e|----------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------|D|-----4-4--5-4-2h4p2--------4-4--5-4--2--|A|--2-----------------5-4--1--------------|E|----------------------------------------|
"Nothing..."e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|--------5-7-5--------7-7-8-7--5-|A|--5-7-8-------8-7---------------|E|-------------------5------------| "A year ago..."
e|--------------|B|--------------|G|--------------|D|--7--9--9-11--|A|--5--6--7--8--|E|--------------| "...and if you..."
Riff 5e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|---------2------------------2--4-2-4-5-4-2-|D|---------2------------------2--4-2-4-5-4-2-|A|-2-4-4-x------------2-4-4-x----------------|E|-0-2-2-x------------0-2-2-x----------------|
"Then she..."e|---------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------|G|---------2-------------------2---------------|D|---------2-------------------2---------------|A|-2-4-4-x-------------2-4-4-x-----------------|E|-0-2-2-x-------------0-2-2-x----5-4-5-7-5-2~-| * * * * * "...and they..."
Riff 6 (Solo Rhythm)e|-----------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------|G|---------5----------------------5--7-5-7-8-7-5-|D|---------5----------------------5--7-5-7-8-7-5-|A|-7-7-7-x----------------5/7-7-x----------------|E|-5-5-5-x----------------3/5-5-x----------------|
e|-------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------|G|---------5----------------------5----------------|D|---------5----------------------5----------------|A|-5/7-7-x----------------5/7-7-x------------------|E|-3/5-5-x----------------3/5-5-x----8-7-8-10-8-5~-|
* * * * * e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-7--9--9-11--------------------|A|-5--6--7--8--3--3-2-0-2--2-0---|E|-----------------------------3-| "I felt..."
Soloe|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------{10}--------------------------------------|G|------------{6}------8~-----------{9}~--7-5-7-8-7-5-7-5-{12}~~--13/----|D|-----------------{5}------7-----------------7-8-7-5--------------------|A|-{7}^r--{7}------------------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------|B|-17-17-17171717171717----|G|-------------------------|D|-------------------------|A|-------------------------|E|-------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------|B|-17----------17----15-------------------15-17-----|G|----17-14-17----17----17-16-17-14-16-17-------17--|D|--------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------|
e|-15----------15----------------------------15-----|B|----17----17----17-18-17-15-17----15-17-18----17--|G|-------17----------------------17-----------------|D|--------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------|B|-{12}^^r-----7----(8)--10----|G|-----------------------------|D|-----------------------------|A|-----------------------------|E|-----------------------------|
End Solo Play Riff 1 Solo Rhythm
Soloe|-9----------------------------10---------------------------------------|B|--------12--------------12---------12-13-10-12-10----------------------|G|-----12----12-9------12----12----12---------------12-9-8---------------|D|---9------------9-13-------------------------------------12-11-10-9~~--|A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------|B|-12-12-12---11^r-11-12-11-12~~--|G|--------------------------------|D|--------------------------------|A|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|
E|-----12----14----15----14----12----14----12----11-1110/1311-11--12-14--|B|-/12----12----12----12----12----12----12----12-------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
really fast!!e|-15-17-19-20201917171513131014--1519-151819--1715-141310-14-15--|B|----------------------------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-12^^^---14-15-14-12-11----14-----14^--12-11-12-11-11\6~--------|B|------------------------13--------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
End Solo Play Riff 2 (2 times) "The pact is..." Play Riff 3 (2 times) "Someone to take..." Play Riff 4 "Nothing..."
Riff 7Both Guitarse|----------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------2--1-------|D|----------------------------------------3-4---| ------> 1st timeA|---4-(4)^r~---------------4-(4)^r~----------4-|E|-2----------2--4-5-4-0--2---------------------| * * * *
Guitar 1e|----------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------2--1-------|D|----------------------------------------3-4---| ------|A|---4-(4)^r~---------------4-(4)^r~----------4-| |E|-2----------2--4-5-4-0--2---------------------| |
* * * * |Guitar 2 |-----> 2nd timee|----------------------------------------------| |B|-----------------------------------1--0-------| |G|----------------------------------------1-2---| |D|--------------------------------------------2-| ------| A|---4-(4)^r~---------------4-(4)^r~------------|E|-2----------2--4-5-4-0--2---------------------| * * * *
Both Guitarse|----------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------1--0-------|G|----------------------------------------1-2---|D|---2-(2)^r~---------------2-(2)^r~----------2-| ------> 3rd timeA|-0----------0--2-3-2----0---------------------| E|---------------------3------------------------|
* * * * Guitar 1 e|----------------------------------------------| B|-----------------------------------1--0-------| G|----------------------------------------1-2---| D|---2-(2)^r~---------------2-(2)^r~----------2-| ------|A|-0----------0--2-3-2----0---------------------| | E|---------------------3------------------------| |
* * * * | Guitar 2 |-----> 4th timee|----------------------------------------------| |B|-----------------------------------4--3-------| |G|----------------------------------------4-5-2-| |D|---2-(2)^r~---------------2-(2)^r~------------| ------|A|-0----------0--2-3-2----0---------------------|E|---------------------3------------------------| * * * *
Riff 8Guitar 1e|------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------5--------------------------5-|D|-7-7--7-7--7-7--7-7--7-7----7-7--7-7--7-7--7-7--5-5---|A|-5-5--5-5--5-5--5-5--5-5-3--5-5--5-5--5-5--5-5--3-3-3-|E|------------------------------------------------------|
* * * * Guitar 2 & keyboards x2e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-----------------7-5-----------|A|-5-7-8-5-7-8-5-7-----8-7-8-7---|E|-----------------------------8-| * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Guitar 1e|------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------4--------------------------4-|A|-6-6--6-6--6-6--6-6--6-6----6-6--6-6--6-6--6-6--4-4---|E|-4-4--4-4--4-4--4-4--4-4-2--4-4--4-4--4-4--4-4--2-2-2-|
* * * * Guitar 2 & keyboards x2e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-----------------8-6-----------|D|-6-8-9-6-8-9-6-8-----9-8-9-8---|A|-----------------------------9-|E|-------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Bothe|------------------------|B|------------------------|G|------------------------|D|-7--9--9-11--7--9--9-11-|A|-5--6--7--8--5--6--7--8-|E|----7-----9-----7-----9-| "If I sign, then I must stay..."
Ending:
Riff 4 x2e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|D|----4-4-5-4-2h4p2--------4-4-5-4-2--|A|--2---------------5-4--1------------|E|------------------------------------|
"Nothing..."e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|--------5-7-5--------7-7-8-7--5-|A|--5-7-8-------8-7---------------|E|-------------------5------------| "A year ago..."
e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|--7--9--9-11\-----------------|A|--5--6--7--8\---4-------------|E|----------------2--[let ring]-| "...and now..."
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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