The Witches Dance tab with lyrics by Mercyful Fate for guitar @ Guitaretab

Mercyful Fate – The Witches Dance tab

Mercyful Fate:  Witches' Dance

transcribed by:  Russ Elton      :  webmaster@abysslord.com
Michael's solos by:  Sarah Z  :  ZywickiS@aol.com
Hank's solo by: Russ Elton
                     
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Date last modified:  February 9, 2004

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Tuning: Standard

Riff 1 (Play twice)Guitar 1e|----------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------|A|-8-8-8-----------------8-8-8----------8-|E|-6-6-6-0-[let ring]----6-6-6-0--------8-|
Guitar 2e|----------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------|A|-8-8-8----10--9--8--7--8-8-8---10--9--8-|E|-6-6-6-0---------------6-6-6-0----------|
Riff 2 Last timee|----------------------------------------------|---------|B|----------------------------------------------|---------|G|----------------------------------------------|---------|D|----------------------------------------------|---------|A|-8-8-8----10---9---8---7--8-8-8----10---9---8-|--8-8-8--|E|-6-6-6-0-----0---0---0----6-6-6-0-----0---0-8-|--6-6-6--| * * * * *
Riff 3Guitar 1e|---------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------|D|-9-9--12---------------------9-9--12----7--5-|A|-7-7--10----9-10-12-10--9--5-7-7--10----5--3-|E|---------------------------------------------|
Guitar 2e|---------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------|G|------------7--5------------------------7--5-|D|-9-9--------7--5-------------9-9--------7--5-|A|-7-7-------------------------7-7-------------|E|---------------------------------------------|
Riff 4 (verse)Guitar 1e|---------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------|D|-9-9--12---------------------9-9--12----7--5-|A|-7-7--10----9-10-12-10--9--5-7-7--10----5--3-|E|---------------------------------------------|
"Just like a Demon's eye..."e|-------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------|D|-9-9--12---------------------9-9--12-------------|A|-7-7--10----9-10-12-10--9--5-7-7--10----9-10-9-7-|E|-------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 2 x4 e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-----------------7----5--|D|-9-9-------------7----5--|A|-7-7---------------------|E|-----0-0-0-0-0-0---------| * * * * * *
Riff 5Guitar 1e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------|D|---4-5-4------4-5-4---4-5-4------4-5-4-|A|-2-------2--3-------4-------4--3-------|E|---------------------------------------|
"I can feel the shadows..."e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|---4-5-4------4-5-4---4-5-4------4-5-|A|-2-------2--3-------4-------4--3-----|E|-------------------------------------| "I can hear their evil chanting..."
Guitar 2e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------|D|-4-------4--5-------6-------6--5-------|A|-2-------2--3-------4-------4--3-------|E|---------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-4-------4--5-------6-------6--5-----|A|-2-------2--3-------4-------4--3-----|E|-------------------------------------|
Play Riff 2 "Dancing the witches' dance..."
Riff 6 x2e|-----------------------|B|-----------------------|G|-----------------------|D|-9-9--------------7--5-|A|-7-7--------------5--3-|E|------0-0-0-0-0-0------| * * * * * *
Play Riff 4 "Cold hands leading the way..." Play Riff 5 "I can see a fire burning..." Play Riff 2 "Dancing the witches' dance..."
Lead into next section:Guitar 2 plays top notee|-----|B|-----|G|-----|D|--5--|A|-----|E|--0--|
Riff 7Guitar 1e|------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------------------|A|-4-5----5-4----4-5----5-4----4-3----3-2----2-1----1-0-|E|------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 2e|------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------|A|-4-5----7-8-7----7-8----10-10/12-12\--7-7-|E|------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------|B|--------------------------|G|--------------------------|D|--------------------------|A|-6----8-6-5----5----6-5-4-|E|--------------------------|
Riff 7ae|------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------------------|A|-4-5----5-4----4-5----5-4----4-3----3-2----2-1----1-0-|E|------------------------------------------------------| "Before the Goat of Mendes..."
Play Riff 7 Solo Rhythm
Soloe|--------------------------------------|B|-20b22----20b22----20b22----20b22r20--|G|--------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------------| B|---18h20-----18h20p18------17---18---15~-|G|-----------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------|
e|-----------------------17--18-------17h18p17--|B|---17---18---20-------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------|
e|--15h17p15---------------------------|B|---------------18---17-----17h18p17--|G|-------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------|B|--17---15-----14h15p14----------------|G|----------------------------------14\-|D|--------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-------------12------14---15---14--|D|--------12-------------------------|A|---12------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|G|---12------------------------------------|D|---------15---14h15-----14h15p14----12~--|A|-----------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------12--14--14h15p14p12--14--14-|D|--14h15p14----14--15--------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------|
End Solo
Ending to Solo Rhythm:e|------|B|------|G|------|D|-5--7-|A|-3--5-|E|----5-|
Play Riff 1 Play Riff 4 "Just like a Demon's eye..." Play Riff 5 "I can feel the shadows lurking..." Play Riff 2 "Dancing the witches' dance..." Play Riff 6 "I wish this was only a dream..."
Riff 9 (Solo Rhythm)e|-----------------|B|-----------------|G|-----------------|D|-9-9--12----7--5-|A|-7-7--10----5--3-|E|-----------------|
Hank's soloe|----17^r-15-17-15-14---------------------------------|B|-15------------------17-15-13-12-13h15-13h15-13~~~---|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------12-10--/15-12~~~-|B|-------------12-10-------------------|G|--------12-9-------------------------|D|-------------------------------------|A|----10-------------------------------|E|-12----------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------------------|B|--15-12h15p12\-10-12~-10h12p10\-8-10~--12--8~~-|G|-----------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------|
e|----------12-15-12----12-------12---------12----|B|-15b17~~-----------15----15^r-----15-12^r----15-|G|------------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------|
e|-----------------------|B|-12--------------------|G|----14-----------------|D|-------14-12-----------|A|------------14-12-/14~-|E|-----------------------|
End Hank's solo Play Riff 5 Michael's solo
Michael's Soloe|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|-11h12----11h12p11p9----11--12--|A|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-14--16----16h17p16--16--14h16~--|A|---------------------------------|E|---------------------------------|
e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|-17----16h17p16----14--16--|A|---------------------------|E|---------------------------|
e|----------------------|B|----------------------|G|----------------------|D|-14p12p11----12p11p9--|A|----------------------|E|----------------------|
e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|-t9h11h12-t9h11h12p11p9--|A|-------------------------|E|-------------------------|
e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|----16--18--19----18h19----16~--|D|-16-----------------------------|A|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|
e|-------------------------|B|-19-20--19h20p19--17h19--|G|-------------------------|D|-------------------------|A|-------------------------|E|-------------------------|
e|-------------14h15h17--15p14p12--|B|-14h15h17------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|---------------------------------|A|---------------------------------|E|---------------------------------|
e|-14h15p14--12--12------------------|B|-------------------------15p14p12--|G|-----------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------------|B|---14---15p14----12h14p12-------15--12~\-|G|----------------------------14-----------|D|-----------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------|
End Solo
Endinge|-----------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------|A|-8-8-8----10---9---8---7--8-8-8----10---9---8\-|E|-6-6-6-0-----0---0---0----6-6-6-0-----0---0-8\-| * * * * * "Dancing the witches' dance, dancing til death!"
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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