King Diamond - Slippery Stairs tab

King Diamond: Slippery Stairs

transcribed by:  Russ Elton      :  mercyfuldiamond@yahoo.com

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Tuning: Standard


Riff 1e|-----------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------|A|---7-6-5--------------------7-6-5------5-5-5-7-|E|-0-------7-6-5-3-5-6-5-3--0-------7-6--3-3-3-5-|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * e|---------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------5-----7-|A|---7-6-5--------------------7-6-5--------5-----7---|E|-0-------7-6-5-3-5-6-5-3--0-------7-6--3-----5-----| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Riff 2 (Solo Rhythm)e|-------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------9-|A|---9---8--------9---8---------9---8------7-7-7-7-|E|-7---7---7-10-7---7---10-9--7---7---7-10-5-5-5---|
* * * * * * * * * * * e|-------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------|A|---9---8--------9---8---------9---8------5-5-5-7-|E|-7---7---7-10-7---7---10-9--7---7---7-10-3-3-3-5-| * * * * * * * * * * *
Riff 3 (Solo Rhythm)e|--------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------|A|---4---3-------4---3--------4---3-----------------|E|-2---2---2-5-2---2---5-4--2---2---2-5-0-000-0-0-0-|
* * * * * * * * * *** * * *e|--------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------5---5---4-|A|---4---3-------4---3--------4---3-----3---3---3---|E|-2---2---2-5-2---2---5-4--2---2---2-5-------------| * * * * * * * * * * *
Riff 4Both Guitarse|----------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------7-------|D|-------9----14--12-----------9------7-------7-|A|-------7----12--10-----------7----5-------7---|E|-0-0-0-----------------0-0-0------------5-----| * * * * * * "Wake up Abigail..."
Guitar 1e|-----------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------7--------------------|D|-------9----14--12-----------9------7-------7------9-----5-|A|-------7----12--10-----------7----5-------7------9-----5---|E|-0-0-0-----------------0-0-0------------5------7-----3-----| * * * * * * "The Count will not rise..."
Guitar 2e|-----------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------12\-------------------------------------|G|-------7-----9--11--------------------7--------------------|D|-------5-----7---9-----------5~-----7-------7------9-----5-|A|----------------------------------5-------7------9-----5---|E|-0-0-0-----------------0-0-0------------5------7-----3-----| * * * * * *
Riff 5Guitar 1e|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------4--2-|A|-/4~--4-6-7-3~--3-4-6-4~--4-6-7--2--0-|E|--------------------------------------|
"So they talked..."e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------9--11-|A|---------------------------------7---9-|E|-/4~--4-6-7-3~--3-4-6-4~--4-6-7--------| "'What about Little One ?' ..."
Guitar 2e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------|D|----------6-------------------6--------|A|-/7~--7-9---6~--6-7-9-7~--7-9---6~--4~-|E|---------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------9--11-|A|----------6-------------------6--7---9-|E|-/7~--7-9---6~--6-7-9-7~--7-9----------|
Play Riff 1 "...our ghost..." Play Riff 2 "Downstairs..." Play Riff 3 "Beyond which there..." Play Riff 4 "And Little One..." Play Riff 5 "Don't you ever go there..."
Riff 3a (Solo Rhythm)e|--------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------|A|---4---3-------4---3--------4---3-----------------|E|-2---2---2-5-2---2---5-4--2---2---2-5-0-000-0-0-0-|
* * * * * * * * * *** * * *e|--------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------5---5---4-|A|---4---3-------4---3--------4---3-----3---3---3---|E|-2---2---2-5-2---2---5-4--2---2---2-5-------------|
* * * * * * * * e|--------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------|A|---4---3-------4---3--------4---3-----------------|E|-2---2---2-5-2---2---5-4--2---2---2-5-0-000-0-0-0-|
* * * * * * * * * *** * * *e|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------|A|---4---3-------4---3--------4---3-----|E|-2---2---2-5-2---2---5-4--2---2---2-5-|
* * * * * * * * e|---------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------|D|---5---5---4----7---7---5----9---9---7---9---9---7-|A|-3---3---3----5---5---5----7---7---7---7---7---7---|E|---------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------|D|---5---5---4----7---7---5----9---9---7---9---9---7-|A|-3---3---3----5---5---5----7---7---7---7---7---7---|E|---------------------------------------------------|
Riff 6e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------|A|---7---7---8---5---7---8-----5-7-8-|E|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0-0-------|
* * * * * * * * "When night time came..."e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------|A|---7---7---8---5---7---8-----5-7-8-|E|-6---6---6---6---6---6---6-6-------| * * * * * * * * "...on the second day and..."
Riff 7e|--------------------------|B|--------------------------|G|--------------------------|D|----8--\3------------7--6-|A|-2--6--\1----/5-4-2--5--4-|E|-0-----------/3-2-0-------| * * "'Miriam, please take my hand'..."
Riff 8Guitar 1e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|---------------------------|A|-----4-3---------7-6~------|E|-2-5-----5-4-5-8------8-7\-| "Then his mood..."
Guitar 2e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-------------------------------|A|-----7-6----------10-9~--------|E|-5-8-----8-7-8-11-------11-10\-|
Riff 9e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-6------6------6------7------4-6-7-4-|A|-4-4444-4-4444-4-4444-4-4444-4-4-4-4-|E|-------------------------------------|
**** **** **** **** "Time is right..."e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|-6------6------4------------------|A|-4-4444-4-4444-2--------2---------|E|--------------------3h4---44-33-0-| **** **** ** ** "...right to produce an heir..."
Riff 10 (Solo Rhythm)e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------|A|-6------6------6------7------4-6-7-4-|E|-4-4444-4-4444-4-4444-4-4444-4-4-4-4-|
**** **** **** ****e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|----------------------------------|A|-6------6------4--------2---------|E|-4-4444-4-4444-2----3h4---4-3-2-0-|
**** **** * * * *e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------|A|-6------6------6------7------4-6-7-4-|E|-4-4444-4-4444-4-4444-4-4444-4-4-4-4-|
**** **** **** ****e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|----------------------------------|A|-6------6------4----2-2/4-4/6-6/7-|E|-4-4444-4-4444-2------------------| **** ****
Riff 9a (Solo Rhythm)e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-6------6------6------7------4-6-7-4-|A|-4-4444-4-4444-4-4444-4-4444-4-4-4-4-|E|-------------------------------------|
**** **** **** ****e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|-6------6------4------------------|A|-4-4444-4-4444-2--------2---------|E|--------------------3h4---4-3-2-0-| **** **** * * * *
Riff 10a (Solo Rhythm)e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------|A|-6------6------6------7------4-6-7-4-|E|-4-4444-4-4444-4-4444-4-4444-4-4-4-4-|
**** **** **** ****e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|----------------------------------|A|-6------6------4----2-2/4-4/6-6/7-|E|-4-4444-4-4444-2------------------| **** ****
Riff 10be|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-6------6------6------7------4-6-7-4-|A|-4-4444-4-4444-4-4444-4-4444-4-4-4-4-|E|-------------------------------------|
**** **** **** **** "Playing along..."e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|-6------6------4------------------|A|-4-4444-4-4444-2--------2---------|E|--------------------3h4---4-3-2-0-| **** **** * * * * "...she followed him..."
Riff 11e|--------------------------|B|--------------------------|G|--------------------------|D|--------------------------|A|--------------------------|E|-/4~--6~--7~--9~--9-7-6-7-|
* * * * "Up to a room..."e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|-------------8--9--6--8--|A|-------------6--7--4--6--|E|-4~--6~--7~--------------| "To a room..."
Play Riff 2 Solo Rhythm Play Riff 3 "Jonathon was a hideous..." Play Riff 4 "What was to come..." Play Riff 5 "In her mind..." Play Riff 1 "Her eyes turned..."
Endinge|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------|D|----7-----9----4----------4-|A|-5--5--7--7----4---------4--|E|-3-----5-------2--------2---| "The only time..."
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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