King Diamond - Killer tab

King Diamond:  Killer

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

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Tuning: D (all strings down a whole step)

Introd|-------|A|-------|F|-------|C|-------|G|-------|D|--12\--|
Riff 1d|---------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------|F|---------------------------------------------------|C|-------4--------7---7-7----------4-----4-----5-4---|G|---------4--------5-----5\---------4-----0-2-3-2-0-|D|-0-222-----2-/5------------0-222-----2-------------|
* *** * ***d|------------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------------|F|------------------------------------------------|C|-------4--------7---7-7----------4-----4--------|G|---------4--------5-----5\---------4-----0-2-3~-|D|-0-222-----2-/5------------0-222-----2-------a--|
* *** * ***d|---------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------|F|---------------------------------------------------|C|-------4--------7---7-7----------4-----4-----5-4---|G|---------4--------5-----5\---------4-----0-2-3-2-0-|D|-0-222-----2-/5------------0-222-----2-------------|
* *** * ***d|--------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------|F|--------------------------------------------------|C|-------4--------7---7-7----------4-----4-----5--5-|G|---------4--------5-----5\---------4-----0-2-3--3-|D|-0-222-----2-/5------------0-222-----2------------| * *** * ***
Riff 2Guitar 1d|------------------------------|A|------------------------------|F|------------------------------|C|-2-----4--4-2---4--4-2---5--5-|G|-2-----2--2-2---2--2-2---3--3-|D|-0----------0--------0--------|
d|---------------------------------|A|---------------------------------|F|---------------------------------|C|-------5--5-----5--5-----4--4-2--|G|-4-----3--3-4---3--3-4---2--2-2--|D|-2----------2--------2-----------|
Guitar 2 x2d|--------------------------------|A|--------12--------------12------|F|-9-12-9----9-12--9-12-9----9-12-|C|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|--------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * x2d|--------------------------------|A|--------10--------------10------|F|-8-11-8----8-11--8-11-8----8-11-|C|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|--------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * *d|-----------------------------------|A|--------12--------------12---------|F|-9-12-9----9-12--9-12-9----9-12-9~-|C|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * * * *
Riff 3d|------------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------------|F|------------------------------------------------|C|-9-----10-----9-----10-----7-----7-----10-----9-|G|-7------8-----7------8-----5-----5------8-----7-|D|---0-0----0-0---0-0----0-0---0-0---0-0----0-0---|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * "At midnight..."d|-----------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------|F|--------------------------------------2--|C|-----9-----10-----9-----10------------2--|G|-----7------8-----7------8------------0--|D|-0-0---0-0----0-0---0-0----0-0--3~-------|
* * * * * * * * * * a "They're going to flick the switch..."d|------------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------------|F|------------------------------------------------|C|-9-----10-----9-----10-----7-----7-----10-----9-|G|-7------8-----7------8-----5-----5------8-----7-|D|---0-0----0-0---0-0----0-0---0-0---0-0----0-0---|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * "Down the hall..."d|------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------|F|------------------------------------|C|-9-----10-----9-----10--------------|G|-7------8-----7------8-----8----10--|D|---0-0----0-0---0-0----0-0-6-----8--| * * * * * * * * "They're gonna end my life..."
Riff 4d|----------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------|F|----------------------------------------------------|C|---9---8-----8p7---7---7----9---8-------------------|G|--------------------------------------12---------14-|D|-7---7---7-7-----7---7----7---7---7-7-10-101010--12-|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * "I will see you all in Hell..."d|----------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------|F|---------------------------------------------7-8-9--|C|---9---8-----8p7---7---7----9---8-----7-88-9--------|G|----------------------------------------------------|D|-7---7---7-7-----7---7----7---7---7-7---------------| * * * * * * * * * * * ** * * * "Isn't that..."
Play Riff 3 "I will not..."
Riff 5d|--------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------|F|--------------------------------------------------|C|---6---7-6-4--------------------------------------|G|-4---4---------6---7-6-4---7---9---7---9---11-9-7-|D|-------------4---4-------5---5---5---7---7--------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * "I am, I am a killer..."d|-------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------|F|-------------------------------------------------|C|---6---7-6-4-------------------------------------|G|-4---4---------4---6---4---7---9---7---6---7---6-|D|-------------2---2---2---5---5---5---4---4---4---| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * "I'm gonna get..."
Play Riff 1Lead into next section:d|-----|A|-----|F|-----|C|--2--|G|--2--|D|--0--|
Play Riff 3 "It is not..." Play Riff 4 "I will see you all in Hell..." Play Riff 3 "Gazing at..." Play Riff 5 "I am, I am a killer..."
Lead into next section:d|------------------|A|------------------|F|------------------|C|-4----7----6------|G|-2----5----4----7-|D|----------------5-|
Riff 6Guitar 1d|-----------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------|F|-----------------------------------------------|C|-----------------------------------------------|G|-7----9----6----5-----7----7/9----3----6----5--|D|-----------------------------------------------| "I've got less..."
Guitar 2d|-----------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------|F|-----------------------------------------------|C|-5----7---------------5----7-------------------|G|-----------9----8-----------------6----9----8--|D|-----------------------------------------------|
Riff 7 (Solo Rhythm)d|-----------------------------|A|-----------------------------|F|-----------------------------|C|-4------4------4------4------|G|-2-2222-2-2222-2-2222-2-2222-|D|-----------------------------|
**** **** **** ****d|-----------------------------|A|-----------------------------|F|-----------------------------|C|-7------7------2------2------|G|-5-5555-5-5555-0-0000-0-0000-|D|-----------------------------|
**** **** **** ****d|----------------------------------|A|----------------------------------|F|-----------------------------3--2-|C|-4------4------4------4------3--2-|G|-2-2222-2-2222-2-2222-2-2222------|D|----------------------------------|
**** **** **** ****d|-------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------|F|-------------------------------------------------|C|-------4-----------5-----------4-----------7-----|G|-------------------------------------------------|D|-0-2-2---2-2-0-3-3---3-3-0-2-2---2-2-0-5-5---5-5-|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * d|----------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------|F|----------------------------------------|C|-------4-----------5-----------4--4--5--|G|----------------------------------2--3--|D|-0-2-2---2-2-0-3-3---3-3-0-2-2----------| * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Solo (Simonsen)d|-24-22-21---------22-21-19---------21-19-17---------|A|---------24-22-21---------22-21-19---------21-19-17-|F|----------------------------------------------------|C|----------------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------|
d|-19-17-16----------17-15-14----------19-17-16---------|A|---------19-17-16----------17-15-14----------19-17-16-|F|------------------------------------------------------|C|------------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------------------|
d|-17-15-14---------15-14-12---------17-15-14---------|A|---------17-15-14---------15-14-12---------17-15-14-|F|----------------------------------------------------|C|----------------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------|
d|-15-14-12----------14-12-10---------12-10-9--------|A|---------15-14-12----------14-12-10--------12-10-9-|F|---------------------------------------------------|C|---------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------|
d|-10-9-7---------------------------------------|A|-------10-8-7---------------------------------|F|--------------9-9b11r9-9b11-9b11--------------|C|----------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------0-[dives]--|
d|----12h14p12----12----------------|A|-14----------14----14-12----------|F|-------------------------13b14r13-|C|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|----------------------------------|
End solo
Play Riff 3 "I hear them..."Play Riff 5 "I am, I am a killer..."Lead into next section:d|------------------|A|------------------|F|------------------|C|-4----7----6------|G|-2----5----4----7-|D|----------------5-|
Play Riff 1Ending chord:d|-----|A|-----|F|-----|C|--2--|G|--2--|D|--0--| "It's time."
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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