Mercyful Fate - Banshee tab

Mercyful Fate:  Banshee

transcribed by:  Langus            :  tlange@promail.pl
     edited by:  Russ Elton        :  mercyfuldiamond@yahoo.com
                 Mika Ristiranta   :  m_ristiranta@hotmail.com
                 Marcel Weeterings :  eenerglanginternetadres@Hotmail.com
       solo by:  Noel Gambone      :  v_villain@hotmail.com

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Date last modified:  16-04-02

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Tuning: Standard

IntroGuitar 1e|--------------|B|--------------|G|-12------12\9-|D|-12------12\9-|A|-10------10\7-|E|--------------|
Guitar 2e|--------------|B|--------------|G|--------------|D|-2------------|A|-2-[let ring]-|E|-0------------|
RIFF 1 Guitar 1e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|---------------------------------|A|-7--7--7-7---------------------2-|E|----------10-7-7--5--5-7-8-7-0-0-|
Guitar 2e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-5--5--5-5-4-2-2---------2-----9-|A|------------------3--3-5---5---7-|E|-----------------------------0-0-|
Guitar 1e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|----------------------------------|A|-7--7--7-7----------------------8-|E|----------10-7-7--5-7-5-3-5-3-0-6-|
Guitar 2e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|-5--5--5-5-4-2-2------------------|A|------------------3-5-3-2-3-2---8-|E|------------------------------0-6-|
RIFF 2Guitar 1e|----------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------|A|----------7--7----------------------7--7-10-9-10-9~-|E|--0-0-0-0------10-8-7-8-10--0-0-0-0-----------------|
* * * * * * * * Guitar 2e|----------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------4-2--4----|D|----------5--5--4--------4----------5--5---------4~-|A|------------------7-6-7-----------------------------|E|--0-0-0-0-------------------0-0-0-0-----------------| * * * * * * * * "I heard it..."
Guitar 1e|----------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------7~-|A|----------7--7----------------------7--7-10-9-10----|E|--0-0-0-0------10-8-7-8-10--0-0-0-0-----------------|
* * * * * * * * Guitar 2e|----------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------4-2--4-2~-|D|----------5--5--4--------4----------5--5------------|A|------------------7-6-7-----------------------------|E|--0-0-0-0-------------------0-0-0-0-----------------| * * * * * * * * "I heard it......"
RIFF 3Guitar 1e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|---------4------------------2-----|A|-------------5-4----------5---5-4-|E|-2-2-2-2---2------3-3-3-3---------| * * * * * * * * *
Guitar 2e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|-4----------------5---------------|A|-4----------------5---------------|E|-2-------2-2-2-2--3-------3-3-3-3-| * * * * * * * * "Now I can..."
Guitar 1e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|---------4----------------------|A|-------------5-4----------------|E|-2-2-2-2---2------3-3-3-3-3-5-3-| * * * * * * * * *
Guitar 2e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|-4----------------5---------------|A|-4----------------5---------------|E|-2-------2-2-2-2--3-------3-3-3-3-| * * * * * * * * "outside...
RIFF 4 Guitar 1 e|----------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------------|D|-2-----7-----5-------------2-----7----\4-4----------|A|-2-----5-----3-------------2-----5----\2-2----------|E|-0-----5-----3----0-0-0----0-----5----\2-2----0-0-0-|
* * * * * * Guitar 2e|----------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------|G|-9----11----12-------------9----11----7\\4----------|D|----------------------------------------------------|A|-7-----9----10-------------7-----9----5\\2----------|E|------------------0-0-0-----------------------0-0-0-| * * * * * * "Under...."
Guitar 1e|------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------------|D|-2-----7-----5-------------2-----7----\4-4----5-4-3---|A|-2-----5-----3-------------2-----5----\2-2----------5-|E|-0-----5-----3----0-0-0----0-----5----\2-2------------|
* * * Guitar 2e|------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------|G|-9----11----12-------------9----11----7-7\\4----------|D|------------------------------------------------------|A|-7-----9----10-------------7-----9----5-5\\2--5-4-3---|E|------------------0-0-0-----------------------------5-| * * * "Under..."
Play RIFF 1 Play RIFF 2 "I know..." Play RIFF 3 "Before the sun..." Play RIFF 4 "Under..."
Here's the lead over the 2nd chorus:e|-----------------------|B|------7-8-7h8p7--------|G|-/7-9-----------9-7-9~-|D|-----------------------|A|-----------------------|E|-----------------------|
RIFF 5e|--------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------|A|----3---2----3---2-----------4---3----4---3-------|E|-0----0----0---0---5-4-3--2----2----2---2---5-4-3-|
"I must..."e|----------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------|A|----3---2----3---2-------4-4---5--4-4--------4-4--5-|E|-0----0----0---0---5-4-3-2-2---3--2-2--5-4-3-2-2--3-|
"Let us... ....The cats..."e|--------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------|A|----3---2----3---2-----------4---3----4---3-------|E|-0----0----0---0---5-4-3--2----2----2---2---5-4-3-| "They know..."
Play RIFF 2 Solo Rhythm
Soloe|--------------------------------------------------------19----15----------|B|--------------------------------------------------17-20----17-------17----|G|-----------------------------------------------16----------------16----14~|D|--------------------------------------------17----------------------------|A|-7-h9-9-h10-10~--7-h9-9-h10-10-p9-9-/15-14--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------15~--13-12h13p12---12~--19^--19-17-------------------19----|G|--------16--------------------14-----------------19-17-16----------------|D|-/14-------14---------------------------------------------19-17-16----16~|A|-----14------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
End Solo Play RIFF 3 "The waiting..."
RIFF 6e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-4------------4--------4-6-7-|A|-2------------2--------2-4-5-|E|----4-4-4-4-4----4-4-4-------| * * * * * * * *
e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-4------------4----------------|A|-2------------2----2-4-5-4-2-4-|E|----4-4-4-4-4----4-------------| * * * * * *
Riff 7e|------------------------|B|------------------------|G|------------------------|D|----4------------4------|A|----------0-2---------3-|E|-2-----2------2-----2---|
e|------------------------|B|------------------------|G|------------------------|D|----4------------4------|A|----------0-2-------3-2-|E|-2-----2------2---------|
Play RIFF 4 "Under..." Ending:
Guitar 1e|-----------|B|-----------|G|--------12-|D|--------12-|A|--------10-|E|-0-0-0-----|
* * * Guitar 2e|-----------|B|-----------|G|-----------|D|---------2-|A|---------2-|E|-0-0-0---0-| * * * "Let it be me."
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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