Mercyful Fate – Listen To The Bell tab

Mercyful Fate:  Listen To The Bell

transcribed by:  Russ Elton      :  webmaster@abysslord.com
                 Langus          :  tlange@promail.pl
                
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Tuning: Standard


Riff 1Guitar 1e|-----------------------|B|-----------------------|G|-----------------------|D|-2----3--------8----3--|A|-0----1--------6----1--|E|-----------------------|
e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|-2----3--------8----3--3-|A|-0----1--------6----1--1-|E|-------------------------|
Guitar 2 x2e|-5-------6---------11-------6-------|B|-8b10~~--9b11~~----14b16~~--9b11~~--|G|------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------|
Guitar 3e|-5-------6---------11-------6-------|B|-8b10~~--9b11~~----14b16~~--9b11~~--|G|------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------|
e|--8-------10---------15-------10-------|B|-11b13~~--13b15~~----18b20~~--13b15~~--|G|---------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------|
Riff 2 x4e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------|D|-----------------------14/16---10--9-8-|A|-10----------13-12-0-0-12/14-0-10--9-8-|E|----11-10-11---------------------------| * * *
Riff 3e|---------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------13-|A|-6--5-x-x-8--6--5--x--x-x-3--5-x-x-8--10--11-|E|-4--3-x-x-6--4--3--x--x-x-1--3-x-x-6---8-----|
"Up in the hills..." x2e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------|D|-----------------------14/16---10--9-8-|A|-10----------13-12-0-0-12/14-0-10--9-8-|E|----11-10-11---------------------------|
* * * "...broken town..."e|----------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------13-|A|-6--5-x-x-8--6--5--x-x-x-x-3--5-x-x-8--10--11-|E|-4--3-x-x-6--4--3--x-x-x-x-1--3-x-x-6---8-----|
"The trees are dead..." x2e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------|D|-----------------------14/16---10--9-8-|A|-10----------13-12-0-0-12/14-0-10--9-8-|E|----11-10-11---------------------------| * * * "...old bell..."
Riff 4 x3 e|--------------------------|B|--------------------------|G|--------------------------|D|--------------------------|A|-7--7--7-5-4--7--7--4-7-3-|E|-7--7--7-5-4--7--7--4-7-3-|
* * * * * * "Why, why..."e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|---------------------------------|A|-7--7--7-5-4--7--7----4-5----5-5-|E|-7--7--7-5-4--7--7--0-2-3----3-3-| * * * * * * "Listen to the bell and it..."
Guitar fill over chorus:e|--7--------6------------------------|B|-10b12~----9b11~-----8--------5-----|G|--------------------10b12~----7b9~--|D|------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------|
e|--7--------6----------------|B|-10b12~----9b11~-----8------|G|--------------------10b12~--|D|----------------------------|A|----------------------------|E|----------------------------|
Lead into next section:e|--------------------------|B|--------------------------|G|--------------------------|D|-14-------14/16---10--9-8-|A|-12---0-0-12/14-0-10--9-8-|E|--------------------------| * * *
Play Riff 2 Solo Rhythm Play Riff 3 "It's a dark..."
Lead into second chorus:e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|---------------------------------|A|-3--5-x-x-8--10--11--10----------|E|-1--3-x-x-6---8---------11-10-11-| "Everywhere I hear the devils..."
Play Riff 4 "Why, why..."
Riff 5 Guitar 1 x3e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|---------------------------------|A|-----5-4-2-3-4-2-3-4-2-3-4-2-3-4-|E|-5-4-----------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------0-1-2-|A|-----5-4-2-3-4-2-3-4-2-3-4-2-3-4-------|E|-5-4-----------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Guitar 2 x3e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|---------------------------------|A|-----5-4-2-3-4-2-3-4-2-3-4-2-3-4-|E|-5-4-----------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------0-1-|D|---------------------------1-2-3-4-----|A|-----5-4-2-3-4-2-3-4-2-3-4-------------|E|-5-4-----------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Riff 6Guitar 1 e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|-----8------7----------------5--|A|-------7~-----6~---------4---5--|E|-0-0------0------0-0-0-0---0----| * * * * * * * * "I have seen..."
e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|-------------------8------7-----| ---|A|-------5---4-3~------7~-----6~--| |E|-0-3-0---0-------0------0-------| |
* * * |e|---------------------------------| |--> Play 2xB|---------------------------------| |G|---------------------------------| |D|---------------------------------| ---|A|---------------------------------|E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
e|----------------|B|----------------|G|----------------|D|----------------|A|-------5---4----|E|-0-3-0---0---3~-| *
Guitar 2e|-------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------|D|-----8------7------------------------------------|A|-------7~-----6~---------------------------------|E|-0-0------0------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * "I have seen..."
e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|-------------------8------7-----| ---|A|-------5---4-3~------7~-----6~--| |E|-0-3-0---0-------0------0-------| |
* * * |e|------------------| |--> Play 2xB|------------------| |G|------------------| |D|-------------5----| ------------------|A|---------4---5----|E|-0-0-0-0---0------| * * * * *
e|----------------|B|----------------|G|----------------|D|----------------|A|-------5---4----|E|-0-3-0---0---3~-| *
Riff 7e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|---6------------------------|D|-----5------4---------------|A|----------3-----------------|E|-3-----3-------3-3-3-3-3-4~-|
* * * * * * * "I've seen..."e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|-----6------------------------|D|-------5------4---------------|A|------------3--------4---3----|E|-3-3-----3-------3-2---1---1~-| * * * "...whatever..."
Riff 6aGuitar 1 e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|-----8------7----------------5--|A|-------7~-----6~---------4---5--|E|-0-0------0------0-0-0-0---0----|
* * * * * * * * "The blazing ruby eyes..."e|------------------|B|------------------|G|------------------|D|-------------5--4-|A|-------5---4-3--2-|E|-0-3-0---0--------| *
Guitar 2e|-------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------|D|-----8------7------------------------------------|A|-------7~-----6~---------------------------------|E|-0-0------0------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * "The blazing ruby eyes..."e|------------------|B|------------------|G|------------------|D|-------------5--4-|A|-------5---4-3--2-|E|-0-3-0---0--------| *
Riff 8e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---5---7-5--4-|A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-3-0-5-3--2-|E|--------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * "Listen to the bell..."e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-------------5--4-|A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-------5---4-3--2-|E|---------------0-3-0---0--------|
* * * * * * * * "If you want to know why..."e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---5---7-5--4-|A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-3-0-5-3--2-|E|--------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * "You gotta listen to the bell..."e|---------------------|B|---------------------|G|---------------------|D|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----7-|A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--5--5-|E|----------------3--5-| * * * * * * * "And then you might..."
Riff 4a x3 e|--------------------------|B|--------------------------|G|--------------------------|D|--------------------------|A|-7--7--7-5-4--7--7--4-7-3-|E|-7--7--7-5-4--7--7--4-7-3-|
* * * * * * "Why, why..."e|----------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------|A|-7--7--7-5-4--7--7----4-5----5-5----8-7-|E|-7--7--7-5-4--7--7--0-2-3----3-3----6-5-| * * * * * * "Listen to the bell and it..."
Guitar fill over chorus:e|--7--------6------------------------|B|-10b12~----9b11~-----8--------5-----|G|--------------------10b12~----7b9~--|D|------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------|
Harmony for guitar fill:e|-10---------9--------6--------------|B|-13b15~----12b14~----9b11~----6-----|G|------------------------------8b10~-|D|------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------|
Play Riff 4 Song fades out 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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