King Diamond - Charon tab

King Diamond: Charon

transcribed by:  Langus          :  tlange@poczta.onet.pl
     edited by:  Russ Elton      :  mercyfuldiamond@yahoo.com

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Date last modified:  01-10-01

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Tuning: Standard


Introe|------------------|B|------------------|G|------------------|D|-9--8--7--2--3--4-|A|-7--6--5--0--1--2-|E|------------------| "Ahhh..."
Riff 1Guitar 1e|------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------|D|-5---------7---------8--5---------7-------------|A|-5---------7---------8--5---------7---------5/7-|E|---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0------0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-----| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Guitar 2e|----------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------10/12~~-|D|-5---------7---------8--5---------7-----------------|A|-5---------7---------8--5---------7-----------------|E|---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0------0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0---------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * e|----------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------10/12~~-|G|----------------------------------------------------|D|-5---------7---------8--5---------7-----------------|A|-5---------7---------8--5---------7-----------------|E|---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0------0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0---------| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Riff 2e|-----------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------|G|-9---------7---------5-7-9---------7---------5-|D|-7---------5---------3-5-7---------5---------3-|A|---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-------0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0---|E|-----------------------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Play Riff 1 "Welcome my friend..."
Riff 3e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------|D|-7----5----7--5----------------------7-|A|-5----3----5--3--5-2--2----5-2--2----5-|E|-----------------3-0--0----3-0--0------| "Don't be afraid..."
Riff 4e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|---------------------------------|A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|E|---------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * "...faceless, but don't fear..."e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|---------------------------------|A|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|E|---------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * "...I'll take you..."
Riff 5 x2e|------------------------|B|------------------------|G|------------------------|D|------10--9--7--4--5--4-|A|-3-----8--7--5--2--3--2-|E|-1----------------------| "...river Styx..."
Play Riff 1 Play Riff 2 Play Riff 1 "Waste no time..." Play Riff 3 "Don't be afraid..." Play Riff 4 "...faceless, but don't fear..."
Riff 5aGuitar 1e|------------------------|B|------------------------|G|------------------------|D|------10--9--7--4--5--4-|A|-3-----8--7--5--2--3--2-|E|-1----------------------| "...river Styx..."
Guitar 2e|------------------------|B|------------------------|G|------------------------|D|-------7--9-10-9--------|A|--3--------------9-10-7-|E|--1---------------------|
Riff 6 (Solo Rhythm) e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|----10---9---10----9-----------|A|-----8---7----8----7---------5-|E|-0-0---0----0----0---0-5-6-7---|
* * * * * * e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|----10---9--------------------|A|-----8---7--------------------|E|-0-0---0----0-7--6-5-0-3-5-3~-| * * * *
Riff 7 (Solo Rhythm)e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|-----------5---4--4-4-4-5-4-2-|A|-4---------3-0-2--2-2-2-3-2-0-|E|-2-2-2-2-2--------------------|
* * * * * e|-----------------------|B|-----------------------|G|-----------------------|D|-----------5---4--5--6-|A|-4---------3-0-2--3--4-|E|-2-2-2-2-2-------------| * * * * *
Play Riff 1 "I am your death..." Play Riff 2 Play Riff 1 "We must leave now..." Play Riff 3 "Don't be afraid..." Play Riff 4 "...faceless, now don't fear..." Play Riff 5
Riff 8 (Solo Rhythm)e|-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------|D|-9---------9---------9---------9---------|A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|E|-----------------------------------------| ---| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * |
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e|-----------------------------------------| |-- Play 2xB|-----------------------------------------| |G|-----------------------------------------| |D|-5---------5---------5---------5---------| ---|A|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|E|-----------------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
e|-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------|D|-4---------4---------4---------4---------|A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|E|-----------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-4---------4---------4---------4--7--|A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--5--|E|-------------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * * * *
e|-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------|D|-9---------9---------9---------9---------|A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|E|-----------------------------------------| ---| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * |
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e|-----------------------------------------| |-- Play 2xB|-----------------------------------------| |G|-----------------------------------------| |D|-5---------5---------5---------5---------| ---|A|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|E|-----------------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
e|-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------|D|-4---------4---------5---------5---------|A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|E|-----------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *e|-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------|D|-4---------4---------5---------7---------|A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-|E|-----------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * e|-------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------11/12-11/12-11/12-|A|-5h7---------5h7---------5h7----------9/10--9/10--9/10-|E|-0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|-9---------9----------4--7-|A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--2--5-|E|---------------------------|
* * * * * * * * e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-9---------11/12-11/12-11/12--9\-|A|-7-7-7-7-7--9/10--9/10--9/10--7\-|E|---------------------------------| * * * *
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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