Mercyful Fate - Castillo Del Mortes tab

Mercyful Fate: Castillo Del Mortes

transcribed by:  Russ Elton      :  webmaster@abysslord.com
     edited by:  Langus          :  tlange@promail.pl
              
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Date last modified:  October 25, 2003

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Tuning: Standard

Riff 1e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|---------------7-6----7-6--|A|-5-7----5-7----5-4----5-4--|E|-3-5----3-5----------------| "Sowewhere in ancient Spain..."
Acoustic solo over riff 1E|----------------------------------------------|B|-\8-10----------------------------------------|G|-------9----9-10-9h10p9-7----9-7--------------|D|--------------------------10-----10-9-7-------|A|----------------------------------------10--7-|E|----------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------|B|---9-------9--------------|G|-8-------8---8--6---------|D|------------------7-4--6--|A|--------------------------|E|--------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------|G|-9-10--10h12p10-9-7-----10-9-7-------------------|D|--------------------10---------10-9-7------------|A|--------------------------------------10--8-10-7-|E|-------------------------------------------------|
E|---7-----------------------------------|B|-9---10-9-7-9-------9-10-7-9---7---5---|G|-7---------------------------9---8---6-|D|-7-------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------|
End solo
Riff 2 x4e|----------------|--------------|B|----------------|--------------|G|----------------|--------------|D|----------------|--4-5---------|A|--2-1----2-1----|--2-3----5-7--|E|------0------0--|---------3-5--| "...House Of The Dead..."
Riff 3 x2e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|---------------5------------------5-|D|--5-4----5-4-----5-4----5-4---------|A|------3------3-------3------5-4-3---|E|------------------------------------| "A fool was playing with magic..."
Riff 4 x2e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|--------------6------------------6-|A|-6-5----6-5-----6-5----6-5---------|E|-----4------4-------4------6-5-4---| "He opened the unholy gates..."
Riff 2a (Solo Rhythm) x4e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|--------------2------------------2-|A|-2-1----2-1-----2-1----2-1---------|E|-----0------0-------0------2-1-0---|
Play Riff 3 Solo Rhythm Play Riff 4 Solo Rhythm
Riff 5 (Solo Rhythm) x2e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|---------------4------------------4-|D|--4-3----4-3-----4-3----4-3---------|A|------2------2-------2------4-3-2---|E|------------------------------------|
Riff 6 (Solo Rhythm) x2e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|---------------3------------------3-|D|--3-2----3-2-----3-2----3-2---------|A|------1------1-------1------3-2-1---|E|------------------------------------|
Riff 7 x2e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|-7-------7-------7------------8-|A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----5-8---|E|-----------------------6--------|
* * * * * * * * "Six hundred people..." x2e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|-9-------7-------9------------8-|A|-7-------5-------7--------5-8---|E|---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-6--------| * * * * * * * * "Screaming for mercy..."
Riff 8Guitar 1e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-7-6-----6-5-----5-4---------------|A|-5-4-----4-3-----3-2-----2-1-------|E|-----000-----000-----000-----3-2-0-| *** *** *** "Hear the battle cries..."
Guitar 2e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------|A|-2----------------5----------------|E|-0----------------3----------------|
Riff 8aGuitar 1e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-7-6-----6-5-----5-4---------------|A|-5-4-----4-3-----3-2-----2-1-------|E|-----000-----000-----000-----3-2-0-| *** *** *** "Seven cohorts of angels..."
Riff 9e|-------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------|D|-2-2-----------4-4-----------5-5-----5----4----5-5-5-5-|A|-0-0-000000000-2-2-222222222-3-3-333---33---33-3-3-3-3-|E|-------------------------------------------------------| ********* ********* *** ** ** "The 'House Of The Dead'..."
Riff 8bGuitar 1e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-7-6-----6-5-----5-4---------------|A|-5-4-----4-3-----3-2-----2-1-------|E|-----000-----000-----000-----3-2-0-| *** *** *** "Nine units of demons..."
Guitar 2e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------|A|-7----------------4--------3-------|E|-----------------------------------|
Play Riff 9 "The 'House Of The Dead'..."
Riff 10 (Solo Rhythm)e|---------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------2-5-4-|E|-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-2-2-2-2-2-4-5-------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * *e|-----------------|B|-----------------|G|-----------------|D|-5-5-------5-5-5-|A|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|E|-----------------| * * *
Riff 11 Guitar 1 x4e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------7-7-7--7-7--|D|--7-6----------7-6-------7-6---7-7-7--7-7--|A|------7---7-9------7---9-----7-------------|E|--------7------------7---------------------| "Six hundred people were watching in horror..."
Guitar 2 x3e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------7-7-7--7-7--|D|--7-6----------7-6-------7-6---7-7-7--7-7--|A|------7---7-9------7---9-----7-------------|E|--------7------------7---------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------4-----|D|--7-6----------7-6-------7-6---4-6-7----7-6-|A|------7---7-9------7---9-----7--------------|E|--------7------------7----------------------|
Riff 12Guitar 1e|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------|D|---------------------------5-5-5--5-5-|A|------2------------2-------3-3-3--3-3-|E|--2-5---3-5-0--2-5---3-5-0------------| "The burning sky..."
Guitar 2e|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------|D|-4--------------4----------5-5-5--5-5-|A|---------------------------3-3-3--3-3-|E|--------------------------------------|
Lead into next section:Guitar 1e|-----------------|B|-----------------|G|-----------------|D|-7--5------------|A|-------8---5-7-4-|E|-----------------|
Guitar 2e|-----------------|B|-----------------|G|-----------------|D|-----------------|A|-8--7--5---------|E|-----------7-8-5-|
Play Riff 1 "Somewhere in ancient Spain..."
Solo over riff 1e|----8----7------8-7h8p7----7----7-8-10--7h8p7--9h11p9-|B|-10---10-----10---------10---8------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-8-9-8--6----------------|D|-----------9--7--6-------|A|--------------------7--6-|E|-------------------------|
e|------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------9-------|G|-9-10-7-9-5-7-4-5-3-2---------------6-8---8-6---|D|----------------------------------6-----------6-|A|------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------|
End solo
Riff 7a x2e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|-7-------7-------7------------8-|A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----5-8---|E|-----------------------6--------|
* * * * * * * * "Oh was slain..." x6e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|-7-------7-------7------------8-|A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----5-8---|E|-----------------------6--------|
* * * * * * * * x4e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|-9-------7-------9------------8-|A|-7-------5-------7--------5-8---|E|---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-6--------| * * * * * * * *
Soloe|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------|D|-7------------------------------------|A|-----7-8-5--4--2-----5\7--5--7--5-7-4-|E|-----------------3--------------------|
e|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|--------------9-8/6h8\9---10-9-7-9-10-|D|--------------------------------------|A|-7-6/4h6\7----------------------------|E|--------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------|B|-8------------------13-12-11-12-|G|---10-9-7-9---13-12-------------|D|--------------------------------|A|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|
End solo Play Riff 8a "Nine units of demons..." Play Riff 9 "The 'House Of The Dead'..." Play Riff 8b "600 people..." Play Riff 9 "From the Ancient Ones..."
Riff 11a (Solo Rhythm)Guitar 1 x2e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------7-7-7--7-7--|D|--7-6----------7-6-------7-6---7-7-7--7-7--|A|------7---7-9------7---9-----7-------------|E|--------7------------7---------------------|
Guitar 2e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------7-7-7--7-7--|D|--7-6----------7-6-------7-6---7-7-7--7-7--|A|------7---7-9------7---9-----7-------------|E|--------7------------7---------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------4-----|D|--7-6----------7-6-------7-6---4-6-7----7-6-|A|------7---7-9------7---9-----7--------------|E|--------7------------7----------------------|
Riff 12a (Solo Rhythm)Guitar 1e|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------|D|---------------------------5-5-5--5-5-|A|------2------------2-------3-3-3--3-3-|E|--2-5---3-5-0--2-5---3-5-0------------|
e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|---------------------------5---7-|A|------2------------2-------3-5-5-|E|--2-5---3-5-0--2-5---3-5-0---3---|
Guitar 2e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-4--------------4----------5---7-|A|---------------------------3-5-5-|E|-----------------------------3---|
Ending (Clean)e|-------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----|B|-----3---3-------3---3-------3---3-------3---3---|G|---2-------2---2-------2---0-------0---0-------0-|D|-3-----------3-----------2-----------2-----------|A|-------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------|
"There is no need..."e|-----------------------0--|B|-------------0--------0---|G|-----3-----0---------0----|D|---3-----1----------2-----|A|-1-----2-----------2------|E|------------------0-------| "...upon the 600 from BAECULA."
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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