The Preacher tab with lyrics by Mercyful Fate for guitar @ Guitaretab

Mercyful Fate – The Preacher tab

Mercyful Fate:  The Preacher

transcribed by: The Brothers GRAX
     edited by: Langus            :  tlange@promail.pl
                Russ Elton        :  webmaster@abysslord.com
      solos by: Rami Nuotio       :  rami.nuotio@nic.fi   
               
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Date last modified:  October 25, 2003

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Tuning: Standard

Riff 1e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|-12\9-9-12-9-7-9------------|D|-12\9-9-12-9-7-9----------5-|A|--------------------7-8-7-5-|E|--------------------5-6-5---|
e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|-12\9-9-12-9-7-9------------|D|-12\9-9-12-9-7-9--------5-7-|A|--------------------7---3-5-|E|--------------------5-------|
Solo over riff 1e|-12--------10-------9-------7-----|B|-15b17~----13b15~--12b14~--10b12~-|G|----------------------------------|D|----------------------------------|A|----------------------------------|E|----------------------------------|
e|-10-------9------------------------------|B|-13b15~--12b14~--10------12--------------|G|-----------------12b14~--14b16~--(16)b17-|D|-----------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------|
Riff 2 x2e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|--------------9/10\9---7-|A|-7/9----10----7/-8\7-9-5-|E|-5/7-77--8-----------7---|
** "You believe in Heaven..." x2e|-----------------------|B|-----------------------|G|---------------------3-|D|-------------5/6\5---3-|A|-3/5----6----3/4\3-5---|E|-1/3-33-4----------3---| ** "When you ring your demon bell..."
Play Riff 1 "Oh yeah, you're the preacher..."
Riff 3 x2e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------9-8-7-|A|--------5-xx-4-xx-7-xx-4-xx-2--9-8-7-|E|-222222-3-xx-2-xx-5-xx-2-xx-0--------| ****** "I can't wait to see..."
Riff 4 (Solo Rhythm)e|--------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------|A|-5555555555555555-444444444-----------------|E|----------------------------555555555555555-|
**************** ********* ***************e|-----------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------4-|A|---------------------------55555555----------4-|E|-3333333333333333-22222222----------55555555-2-| **************** ******** ******** ********
Soloe|------------------------------------10-14-10-------|B|-------------11-10----------1011-11----------11-10-|G|-------------------12-11-12------------------------|D|-------12-12---------------------------------------|A|----10---------------------------------------------|E|-10------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------1110-------------------|B|----------------13-12-11-9------13-11-10-13-11-10-|G|--------------------------------------------------|D|-13-12-13-12-11-----------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------14-10--------------------|B|----11-10----------11-11------11-10---------------|G|-12-------12-11-12------------------12-11---------|D|--------------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------10-1012-|E|--------------------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------------------|B|----------10-11-10-------10-11-10---------10-11^-|G|-------------------11------------12-11-12--------|D|----11-12-------------12-------------------------|A|-13----------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------|
e|-12h13p12p10p9h10-12h13p12---------|B|--------------------------11-10-11-|G|-----------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------|
e|-9h10p9--------------------------------|B|--------11-10-11-----------------------|G|-----------------11h12p11h12p11h12-11~-|D|---------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------|
End Solo Play Riff 2 "I believe you're crying..." Play Riff 1 "Oh yeah, you're the preacher..." Play Riff 3 "I can't wait to see..."
Riff 5 (Solo Rhythm) x2e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-5----------7-5--------------|A|-5----------7-5--------------|E|---00000000-----000000000000-|
******** ************ x2e|---------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------|D|--------2--------4--------2------------------|A|--------0--------2--------0--2h3p2p0-2h3p2p0-|E|-222222---222222---222222--------------------|
****** ****** ****** x2e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------7----8----9----10-|A|----------4h5p4----------7-xx-8-xx-9-xx-10-|E|-444444-7-------7-444444---xx---xx---xx----|
****** ****** x2e|--------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------|D|-----------------3--------------------------|A|--------6--------1--------6-----------------|E|-111111-4-111111---111111-4-6h7p6p4-6h7p6p4-|
****** ****** ****** e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|-----------6-------------8--------|D|---6-------4------8------6------5-|A|-4-4--3333---3333-6-5555---5555-3-|E|-2--------------------------------| **** **** **** ****
Solos#1e|-------------------------------------------|B|-----17----------1715-------17p15-15-17-15-|G|-14-----14-16-14---------14----------------|D|----------------------17-------------------|A|-------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------|B|--------------------------1715------17-|G|-16p14h16p14{16p14}-14---------16^16---|D|-----------------------17--------------|A|---------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------------------|B|-15---------15---------15^^-17-15~~--17p16h17-|G|----1614-16---16-14-16------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------|
e|-19-15------------------------------------------15----------|B|------171715-------------1715--15---------171617------15-15-|G|-------------16-19161716-----16---16---16----------16-------|D|------------------------------------14----------------------|A|------------------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------|B|--------------------|G|--------------------|D|-12---12^12/13-13~~-|A|--------------------|E|--------------------|
#2E|----------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------|G|-12-9-10^-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-9~~----9----|D|--------------------------------------12---12-|A|----------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------9------------|G|--------------------------9-11---11-9-11-11-|D|-11-12-11-9-11----9-11-12-------------------|A|---------------12---------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|B|-10--10-9-{9}---9-----------------10-|G|--------------11-11-10-11-9-10-11----|D|-------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|G|----9----9-11-9--------------------------|D|-11---11--------12-11-12-11-99-9---------|A|---------------------------------12-11-9-|E|-----------------------------------------|
#3E|-----------16//-1618-1918-16-22-1616-18-15161622161818161619^~~--|B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|D|-11^^r-----------------------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------12-14-121312-14-14--------16-|G|--------------13------------13----------------------16~----|D|-14-1614-14-16--16-13161316--------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------|
#4e|-13h17p13---1317----------------16-13----13-------13-17-13-|B|----------16----16-16^-16-16p13-------16----13-16----------|G|-----------------------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------|
e|----13-16-13----13-------13-17-13----13--121212----13-|B|-16----------16----13-16----------16---16-------16----|G|------------------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------------------------|B|-16-13h16p13----13----------------------------------|G|-------------15----15-14-15-14----14-14-------------|D|-------------------------------15------151413-15-13-|A|----------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------|D|----13-----------------------------------|A|-15----15-13-12-13-12----12--------------|E|----------------------15----1314-13-13~~-|
End Solos Play Riff 1 "You're the preacher..." Play Riff 2 "You're in the fire..." Play Riff 1 "Oh yeah, you're the preacher..." Play Riff 3 "I can't wait to see..."
Ending:e|-------------------|B|-------------------|G|-12\9-9-12-9-7-9\--|D|-12\9-9-12-9-7-9\--|A|-------------------|E|-------------------|
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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