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Mercyful Fate – Shadows tab

Mercyful Fate: Shadows

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Tuning: Standard

Intro:Guitar 1e|--------------------------|B|--------------------------|G|--------------------------|D|-0-2--2--2-5--0-2--2--2-5-|A|-0-2--2--2-5--0-2--2--2-5-|E|--------------------------| * * * * * * * *
Guitar 2 (Comes in during the second playing of the above)e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------|D|-7-9--9--9-12--7-9--9--9-12-|A|-5-7--7--7-10--5-7--7--7-10-|E|----------------------------|
End intro
Riff 1 Guitar 1e|--------------------------|B|--------------------------|G|--------------------------|D|-0-2--2--2-5--0-2--2--2-5-|A|-0-2--2--2-5--0-2--2--2-5-|E|--------------------------| * * * * * * * *
Guitar 2 e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------|D|-7-9--9--9-12--7-9--9--9-12-|A|-5-7--7--7-10--5-7--7--7-10-|E|----------------------------|
Guitar 3 x2e|----------------------|B|----------------------|G|-9----12----11----10--|D|----------------------|A|-7----10-----9-----8--|E|----------------------|
Riff 2Guitar 1e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|-0-2--2--2--2-2--3--3--3--3-0-|A|-0-2--2--2--2-2--3--3--3--3-0-|E|------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * e|---------------------|B|---------------------|G|---------------------|D|-2-2--2--5--0-2-2--2-|A|-2-2--2--5--0-2-2--2-|E|---------------------|
Guitar 2e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|-7-9--9--9--9-9-10-10-10-10-7-|A|-5-7--7--7--7-7--8--8--8--8-5-|E|------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * "When the darkness..."e|----------------------|B|----------------------|G|----------------------|D|-9-9--9--12--7-9-9--9-|A|-7-7--7--10--5-7-7--7-|E|----------------------|
Riff 3GUitar 1e|-----------------|B|-----------------|G|-----------------|D|--2--------------|A|--0--[fades out]-|E|-----------------|
Guitar 2e|-----------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------|D|-7----9-10----10-9-----9--10--9-9--10-9-7------|A|-------------------10---------------------10-7-|E|-----------------------------------------------|
"In the shadows..."e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|-------7----------------------|A|-10------10-9----9-10-9-------|E|------------------------10-7--| "In the shadows..."
Guitar 3e|----------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------|G|-------7-9----9-7----7--9--7-7----9-7---------|D|-10---------------9-------------------10-9----|A|-------------------------------------------10-|E|----------------------------------------------|
e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|-10----12-10-9----9-10-9------|A|-------------------------10-9-|E|------------------------------|
Guitar 4e|-------------------------------------------------------|B|-10----12-13----13-12-----12--13--12-12--13-12-10------|G|----------------------12--------------------------12-9-|D|-------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------|B|-------10-------------------------|G|-12-------12-11----11-12-11-------|D|----------------------------12-9--|A|----------------------------------|E|----------------------------------|
Ending to Riff 3 (Acoustic)e|----------------|B|-------0--------|G|-----0---0------|D|---1-------1----|A|-2-----------2--|E|----------------|
Play Riff 1 Play Riff 2 "Can you see..." Play Riff 3 "In the shadows..."
Riff 4 (Solo Rhythm)e|------------------------|B|------------------------|G|------------------------|D|-------------9------7/9-|A|-------------7------5/7-|E|-0-0-0-0-0-0------0-----|
* * * * * * *e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|-------------10------10/12\10-|A|--------------8-------8/10\-8-|E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-------0----------| * * * * * * *
Riff 5 (Solo Rhythm)e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|------------------------------|A|------------------------2-----|E|-0-2-2-2-2-0-2----2-4-5---5-4-|
* * * * * * * * * * * * *e|---------------------|B|---------------------|G|---------------------|D|------------------5--|A|------------------3--|E|-0-2-2-2-2-0-2----3--|
* * * * * * * e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|------------------------------|A|------------------------2-----|E|-0-2-2-2-2-0-2----2-4-5---5-4-|
* * * * * * * * * * * * *e|----------------------|B|----------------------|G|----------------------|D|----------------5--4--|A|----------------3--2--|E|-0-2-2-2-2-0-2--------| * * * * * * *
Solo over Riffs 4 and 5e|--------5-----------------------4-7-4h7p4---5-8-5h8p5--|b|----3-5---5-3-5-6-5-3-5-3-3/5~~-----------5------------|g|--4----------------------------------------------------|d|-------------------------------------------------------|a|-------------------------------------------------------|e|-------------------------------------------------------|
e|---5------------------------------------------------|b|-6---6p5h6p5---5------------------------------------|g|-------------7---7p5-7p5\4-(4)~~~-5-4-3-------------|d|----------------------------------------5-4-3-2~~~--|a|----------------------------------------------------|e|----------------------------------------------------|
e|-12----------12/15----------15/18----------18/22--------|b|----14----14-------17----17-------20----20-------22-----|g|-------12-------------15-------------18-------------11--|d|--------------------------------------------------------|a|--------------------------------------------------------|e|--------------------------------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------------------------14--|b|----------------------14-14p13-------14/17~~~-14-17-----|g|----------------13-14----------14-13--------------------|d|-11-------14-11-----------------------------------------|a|----12-12-----------------------------------------------|e|--------------------------------------------------------|
e|-17-14h17p14----14-17-19-16-16p14-------------17----16-----|b|-------------17-------------------17-16~~~-----------------|g|-------------------------------------16~~~-----------------|d|-------------------------------------------19----19----19--|a|-----------------------------------------------------------|e|-----------------------------------------------------------|
rake_]e|--16------------------------16-17-19b----17----------17-------|b|-----17------------------19-----------------19-17-19----19\~~-|g|--------18-16---------18--------------------------------------|d|--------------19-16~~-----------------------------------------|a|--------------------------------------------------------------|e|--------------------------------------------------------------|
End Solo Play Riff 4 "In the darkness..." Play Riff 5 "Deep in the night..."
Lead into the next riff:e|-----------|B|-----------|G|-----------|D|-----------|A|-2------2--|E|-0------0--|
Play Riff 1 Play Riff 2 "In the land of..." Play Riff 3 "In the shadows..." Play Riff 1 Solo Rhythm Play Riff 2 Solo Rhythm Play Riff 3 Solo Rhythm
Soloe|----------------------------------------------------|b|----------------------------------------------------|g|----------------------------------------------------|d|----------4h5p4---4-----4-5-7p5---4-5p4---4---------|a|--5---7-7-------7---5-7---------7-------7---5-7\0---|e|----------------------------------------------------|
e|------------------------------------------------------|b|--/8--8-8---------------------------------------------|g|-----------------------------4h5p4---4-----4-5h7p5p4--|d|--/5--5-5-4h5p4--4-----4-5-7-------7---5-7------------|a|-------------------5-7--------------------------------|e|------------------------------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------------------------|b|--------------------------12p(10)-13p(12)-12h13p12--|g|----4h5p4---4-------12-14---------------------------|d|--7-------7---12/14---------------------------------|a|----------------------------------------------------|e|----------------------------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------------------------|b|-----12---------------------------------------------|g|--14----14----14b-(14)p12--------7/12-12-11-12-11---|d|-----------14-------------14~~\7--------------------|a|----------------------------------------------------|e|----------------------------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------------------------|b|----------------------12-------12-13----12h13h15----|g|-14-12-11-14-11-12-14----12-14-------14-------------|d|----------------------------------------------------|a|----------------------------------------------------|e|----------------------------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------------------------|b|--12h13----12-(12)----------------------------------|g|--------14---------11-11h12p11----12-------11-12-14-|d|-------------------------------14----12-14----------|a|----------------------------------------------------|e|----------------------------------------------------|
e|----------------------------12----------------------|b|-12h13p12----12----12-13-15----15b~~-13h15p13\12-13-|g|----------14----14----------------------------------|d|----------------------------------------------------|a|----------------------------------------------------|e|----------------------------------------------------|
e|-------------------12h13p12-----12------------------|b|-12-------12-13-15-----------15----15b~~~--15b-(15)-|g|----14~~~-------------------------------------------|d|----------------------------------------------------|a|----------------------------------------------------|e|----------------------------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------------------------|b|--13-15-14h15p13\12-13-12---------------------------|g|--------------------------14-12-11---------------11-|d|-----------------------------------12-13~~-13h14----|a|----------------------------------------------------|e|----------------------------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------------------------|b|-----------------------------------12-------12h13p12-|g|--------11-12----11-12-14-11-12-14----12-14----------|d|--13-14-------14-------------------------------------|a|-----------------------------------------------------|e|-----------------------------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------------------------|b|-----12----------------------------------------------|g|--14----14-12\11----11h12p11----11-------11----------|d|-----------------14----------14----13-14----13~~(13)-|a|-----------------------------------------------------|e|-----------------------------------------------------|
End Solo
Riff 6e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|----5-4--7-5-4----5-4--7-5-|A|-2--3-2--5-3-2-2--3-2--5-3-|E|-0-------------0-----------| "We are hiding..."
Riff 7e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|----------------------------4----|A|-00000000-22222222-33333333-2--5-|E|-------------------------------3-| ******** ******** ******** "And when the darkness..."
Play Riff 6 "We are always..." Play Riff 7 "But when the darkness..." Play Riff 4 "No more..." Play Riff 5 "Deep in the night..." Play Riff 6 Solo Rhythm Play Riff 7 Solo Rhythm
Soloe|-------------------------------------------------------|B|-12h13h15p13p12----12h13p12----------------------------|G|----------------14----------14-14p12p11----11h12p11----|D|----------------------------------------12----------14-|A|-------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------13p12----12-------12-13-15-16----19^r-17~~-|G|-11-------11-12-14-------14----12-14-------------17-----------|D|----12-14-----------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
e|-15tm--14tm--------------------12---------12---------12---------|B|-------------17tm--15\--/10-12----15p12------15p12------15p12---|G|---------------------------------------14---------14---------14-|D|----------------------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
e|-12--------------------------5-5-8^----8-7-5---------------|B|----12-15^--15^~~\----/5--5--5-5-------------8-7-5---------|G|---------------------------------------------------7-5-4-5-|D|-----------------------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------|G|-4h5p4----4----------------------------------|D|--------7---7-5-7p5---5----------------------|A|--------------------7---7p5-5p3-5------------|E|----------------------------------7^~~~--/12-|
e|----------(19)----------------------------------------|B|-19h20-20---------17-20h22-20h22----19-20h22p20p19----|G|---------------21----------------21----------------21-|D|------------------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------|
e|-------------19-22-22h24~~-|B|-19-20----22---------------|G|---------------------------|D|---------------------------|A|---------------------------|E|---------------------------|
End Solo
EndingGuitar 1e|------------------|B|------------------|G|------------------|D|----5-4--7-5-4-9\-|A|-2--3-2--5-3-2-7\-|E|-0----------------|
Guitar 2e|-------------------|B|-------------------|G|-------------------|D|----5-4--7-5-4-12\-|A|-2--3-2--5-3-2-10\-|E|-0-----------------|
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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