Mercyful Fate - Into The Unknown tab

Mercyful Fate:  Into The Unknown

transcribed by: Russ Elton      :  mercyfuldiamond@yahoo.com
                Langus          :  tlange@promail.pl

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Date last modified:  08-10-01

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Tuning: Standard

Intro (clean)e|--2-2--2--2---2--2---2--2---2---------3---3--3---3--3---3--3--3-|B|--3-3--3--3---3--3---3--3---3---------3---3--3---3--3---3--3--3-|G|--0h2--2--2---2--2---2--2---2---------2---2--2---2--2---2--2--2-|D|--0-0--0--0---0--0---0--0---0--0-2-3--0---0--0---0--0---0--0--0-|A|----------------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
e|--2-2--2--2---2--2---2--2---2---------3---3--3---3--3---3--3--3-|B|--3-3--3--3---3--3---3--3---3---------3---3--3---3--3---3--3--3-|G|--0h2--2--2---2--2---2--2---2--2------2---2--2---2--2---2--2--2-|D|--0-0--0--0---0--0---0--0---0----2-3--0---0--0---0--0---0--0--0-|A|----------------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
e|------------3---3--3---3--3--3-----------3---3--3---3--3--3-|B|------------3---3--3---3--3--3-----------3---3--3---3--3--3-|G|------------0---0--0---0--0--0-----------0---0--0---0--0--0-|D|-2-0--------0---0--0---0--0--0--0--2-----2---2--2---2--2--2-|A|---------2--2---2--2---2--2--2--------3--3---3--3---3--3--3-|E|------3-----3---3--3---3--3--3------------------------------| Play 2 times
Verse (Distortion)e|------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------------------|A|--2-4-4-2-4----4-5-4-5----2-4-4-2-4----4-5-4-5----x-x-|E|--0-2-2-0-2----2-3-2-3----0-2-2-0-2----2-3-2-3----x-x-| "Darkness we are here tonight...."
e|------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------9-11-----------------11-10-|D|---------------------7--9------------------9--8-| Play twiceA|--2--4-4--2--4-------------4--5--4--5-----------|E|--0--2-2--0--2--0-0--------2--3--2--3--0-0------| * * * * "Darkness open wide ..."
e|------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------2--5---------------------2-| Play twiceA|--5-4---3-2----4--5--0--3--5-4---3-2----4--5--0-|E|------5-----3--2--3------------5-----3--2--3----| ".....looking for sin..."
Chorus (last time leave off the last note)e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|----------------------------------| Play 4 timesA|--7-6-------5-4-----------5-4-----|E|------5-4-------3-2-0-2-3-----3-2-| "Oh yeah...you're going into the unknown"
Verse e|------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------------------|A|--2-4-4-2-4----4-5-4-5----2-4-4-2-4----4-5-4-5----x-x-|E|--0-2-2-0-2----2-3-2-3----0-2-2-0-2----2-3-2-3----x-x-| "Darkness we are here tonight..."
e|------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------9-11-----------------11-10-|D|---------------------7--9------------------9--8-| Play twiceA|--2--4-4--2--4-------------4--5--4--5-----------|E|--0--2-2--0--2--0-0--------2--3--2--3--0-0------| * * * * "Darkness open wide ..."
Chorus x8e|----------------------------------|-----|B|----------------------------------|-----|G|----------------------------------|--4--|D|----------------------------------|--4--|A|--7-6-------5-4-----------5-4-----|--2--|E|------5-4-------3-2-0-2-3-----3-2-|-----| "Oh yeah...you're going into the unknown.."
Bridgee|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|--4--6-----7-------4--6-----7-------|D|--4--6-------6-----4--6-------6-----|A|--2--4--/5-----5~--2--4--/5-----5~--|E|------------------------------------|
x6e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|--4--5--6-----7-------4--6-----7-------|D|--4--5--6-------6-----4--6-------6-----|A|--2--3--4--/5-----5~--2--4--/5-----5~--|E|---------------------------------------|
"Someone here......."e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|D|--4-5-6--2-4-5-------------------7--|A|--2-3-4--0-2-3--3-5-6--6-5-3-4---5--|E|----------------1-3-4--4-3-1-2------|
"Don't you see....."e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|--6-----7-------4--6-----7-------|D|--6-------6-----4--6-------6-----|A|--4--/5-----5~--2--4--/5-----5~--|E|---------------------------------|
"You took a chance...." x3e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|--4--5--6-----7-------4--6-----7-------|D|--4--5--6-------6-----4--6-------6-----|A|--2--3--4--/5-----5~--2--4--/5-----5~--|E|---------------------------------------|
e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|D|--4-5-6--2-4-5-------------------7--|A|--2-3-4--0-2-3--3-5-6--6-5-3-4---5--|E|----------------1-3-4--4-3-1-2------| "Now die, die, die......"
This is after the talking part: "hold on to.....NOTHING!!"
e|---------------------------------------------|B|-----------7--------------------7------------|G|--------------------8--------------------8---|D|------7-9---------7--------7-9---------7-----|A|----6-----------6--------6-----------6-------|E|--6-----------6--------6-----------6---------|
e|---------------------------------------------|B|---------6-------------------6---------------|G|-------7----------7--------7----------8------|D|-----7----------7--------7----------7--------|A|---5----------5--------5----------5----------|E|-5----------5--------5----------5------------|
e|-----------0---------------------0-----------|B|---------1-----------1---------1----------1--|G|---------------------------------------------|D|------2------------2---------2----------2----|A|-0-3-----------0-3------0-3--------0-3-------|E|---------------------------------------------|
e|----------2---------------------2------------|B|--------4-----------4---------4-----------4--|G|------4-----------4---------4-----------4----|D|---------------------------------------------|A|-0-2---------0-2-------0-2---------0-2-------|E|---------------------------------------------|
e|-----------0-------------------0-------------|B|---------1----------1--------1-----------1---|G|---------------------------------------------|D|------2-----------2-------2-----------2------|A|-0-3----------0-3-----0-3--------0-3---------|E|---------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------|B|---------6-------------------6---------------|G|-------7----------7--------7----------6------|D|-----7----------7--------7----------7--------|A|---5----------5--------5----------5----------|E|-5----------5--------5----------5------------|
e|---------------------------------------------|B|-----------7--------------------7------------|G|--------------------8--------------------8---|D|------7-9---------7--------7-9---------7-----|A|----6-----------6--------6-----------6-------|E|--6-----------6--------6-----------6---------|
x3e|-----------------|--------------------|B|-----------------|--------------------|G|-----------------|--------------------|D|---5-3-5-4-2-4-3-|---5-3-5-4-2-4-3-2--|A|-0-3-3-3-2-2-2-1-|-0-3-3-3-2-2-2-1-0--|E|-----------------|--------------------| "Ahhhhh..."
Solo Rhythm
e|--2-2--2--2---2--2---2--2---2---------3---3--3---3--3---3--3--3-|B|--3-3--3--3---3--3---3--3---3---------3---3--3---3--3---3--3--3-|G|--0h2--2--2---2--2---2--2---2---------2---2--2---2--2---2--2--2-|D|--0-0--0--0---0--0---0--0---0--0-2-3--0---0--0---0--0---0--0--0-|A|----------------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
e|--2-2--2--2---2--2---2--2---2---------3---3--3---3--3---3--3--3-|B|--3-3--3--3---3--3---3--3---3---------3---3--3---3--3---3--3--3-|G|--0h2--2--2---2--2---2--2---2--2------2---2--2---2--2---2--2--2-|D|--0-0--0--0---0--0---0--0---0----2-3--0---0--0---0--0---0--0--0-|A|----------------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
e|------------3---3--3---3--3--3-----------3---3--3---3--3--3-|B|------------3---3--3---3--3--3-----------3---3--3---3--3--3-|G|------------0---0--0---0--0--0-----------0---0--0---0--0--0-|D|-2-0--------0---0--0---0--0--0--0--2-----2---2--2---2--2--2-|A|---------2--2---2--2---2--2--2--------3--3---3--3---3--3--3-|E|------3-----3---3--3---3--3--3------------------------------| Play 2 times "Who should I let go........"
End solo rhythm
Soloe|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|----------10-----------9-10-12-/14-14~-|D|-12-10-12----12~----12-----------------|A|---------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------|
e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|-14----12-12\9-10-12-12\9~~-|D|----12----------------------|A|----------------------------|E|----------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------|G|-10-12-/14-14---------------------10-10/12~-|D|--------------12-12-10-/12~----12-----------|A|--------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------|
e|----------------13-12-15-17/20-|B|----13-12-15-13----------------|G|-12----------------------------|D|-------------------------------|A|-------------------------------|E|-------------------------------|
e|-17h20p17\15-17-15h17p15\12-15-12h15p12\10-12--10----|B|--------------------------------------------------13-|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------|
e|----------------13-12-15-17/20-|B|----13-12-15-13----------------|G|-12----------------------------|D|-------------------------------|A|-------------------------------|E|-------------------------------|
e|-17h20p17\15-17-15h17p15\12-15-12h15p12\10-12----|B|----------------------------------------------13-|G|-------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------|
End Solo Ending section:
e|---------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------|D|-----3--2------------------------------------|A|--3--1--0--3---5-7-7-5-7~--5-7~-5-7~-5-7-7-5-|E|--1--------1---------------------------------| "The journey of a lonely soul......."
e|-------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------8-----|D|--3--2---------------------------3--2--------------7-8-------|A|--3--2-------5h7-----7p5-7-------3--2------5h7---------------|E|--1--0---0-0-----0-0--------0-0--1--0--0-0-----0-0-------0-0-| * * * * * * * * * * * * "Now my finger points at you.."
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------8---------------|D|--3--2---------------------------3--2--------------7-8---8-7-----------|A|--3--2-------5h7-----7p5-7-------3--2------5h7---------------5-6-5-5-4-|E|--1--0---0-0-----0-0--------0-0--1--0--0-0-----0-0-----------------3-2-| * * * * * * * * * * "It is time for you....."
e|-------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------8-----|D|--3--2---------------------------3--2--------------7-8-------|A|--3--2-------5h7-----7p5-7-------3--2------5h7---------------|E|--1--0---0-0-----0-0--------0-0--1--0--0-0-----0-0-------0-0-| * * * * * * * * * * * * "Now my finger points at you.."
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------8---------------------------|D|--3--2---------------------------3--2--------------7-8---8-7---------------5-8-5~--|A|--3--2-------5h7-----7p5-7-------3--2------5h7---------------5-6-5-----4-7---------|E|--1--0---0-0-----0-0--------0-0--1--0--0-0-----0-0-----------------3-6-------------| * * * * * * * * * * "And you must know....."
Chorus x8e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|----------------------------------|A|--7-6-------5-4-----------5-4-----|E|------5-4-------3-2-0-2-3-----3-2-| "Oh yeah....you're going into the unknown"
Guitar 1e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|---------------------2--5--8-12\-|A|--5-4---3-2----4--5--0--3--6-10\-|E|------5-----3--2--3--------------|
Guitar 2e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|---------------2--3--5--8--12-15\-|A|--5-4---3-2----0--1--3--6--10-13\-|E|------5-----3---------------------|
Play this four timese|-------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------8-----|D|--3--2---------------------------3--2--------------7-8-------|A|--3--2-------5h7-----7p5-7-------3--2------5h7---------------|E|--1--0---0-0-----0-0--------0-0--1--0--0-0-----0-0-------0-0-| * * * * * * * * * * * * "Now my finger points at you....."
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------8-----------|D|--3--2---------------------------3--2--------------7-8---8-7-------|A|--3--2-------5h7-----7p5-7-------3--2------5h7---------------5-6-5-|E|--1--0---0-0-----0-0--------0-0--1--0--0-0-----0-0-----------------| * * * * * * * * * *
Endinge|-------------------------------------------------9----------9-12-9------|B|-----------------------------------8--------8-11---11--8-11--------11---|G|----------------------6--------6-9---9--6-9-----------------------------|D|---------5--------5-8---8--5-8------------------------------------------|A|-----4-7---7--4-7-------------------------------------------------------|E|-3-6--------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|--9-12-/15----------15-18-15----15-18-20-18-15-18-16~~~~\\\--|B|-----------17-14-17----------17------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------------------|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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