Mercyful Fate - House On The Hill tab

Mercyful Fate:  House On The Hill

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

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Tuning: Standard

Riff 1e|---------|B|---------|G|---------|D|------9--|A|------7--|E|-X\\-----|
e|-------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------|D|-12----12----12----12----12----12----12----12----|A|-10-xx-10-xx-10-xx-10-xx-10-xx-10-xx-10-xx-10-xx-|E|-------------------------------------------------|
Riff 2e|---------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------|A|--8p7------5-7------5-7p5-7----5-7p5-7-5h7-5-|E|------0000-----0000---------00---------------| **** **** ** "Let's go to the House on the Hill..."
Riff 3e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|--------2--------4-------------------|A|--------0--------2-------------------|E|-222222---222222---22222222222220033-| ****** ****** ***************** "If you dare..."
Riff 4e|------------------|B|------------------|G|------------------|D|--7--6----13--12--|A|--5--4----11--10--|E|------------------| "Nothing is what it seems..."
Play Riff 2 "Let's go to the House on the Hill..." Play Riff 3 "While you were asleep..." Play Riff 4 "The well in the cellar..."
Riff 5e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|-------------3--------------3-|A|-------------1--------------1-|E|-2-0-0-1-2-2----2-0-0-1-2-2---|
* * * * * * * * * * * * "In the..."e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-------------3------3------5-|A|-------------1------1------3-|E|-2-0-0-1-2-2----0-0----0-0---| * * * * * * * * * * "...house on the hill..."
Final time:e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|D|-------------3------3------5-2----2-|A|-------------1------1------3-0----0-|E|-2-0-0-1-2-2----0-0----0-0----------| * * * * * * * * * *
Play Riff 3 Solo Rhythm Play Riff 2 "Let's go to the House on the Hill..." Play Riff 3 "In my little shrine..." Play Riff 4 "The souls that God didn't hear..." Play Riff 5 "In the House on the Hill"
Lead in to the bridge:e|-----------|B|--4----4---|G|---4----4--|D|----2----2-|A|-----------|E|-----------|
Riff 6e|-------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------|D|------5---4---3---------------5---4---3----------|A|--4---3---2---1---4---3---4---3---2---1--4--3--4-|E|--2---------------2---1---2--------------2--1--2-|
e|----------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------|D|--5--------4--------3-------------------|A|--3--------2--------1----4----3----4----|E|----222222---222222---00-2-00-1-00-2-00-|
****** ****** ** ** ** **e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|--5--------4--------3----------------|A|--3--------2--------1----4----3----4-|E|----222222---222222---00-2-00-1-00-2-| ****** ****** ** ** **
Riff 7 e|---------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------/6-5~~~--3-3/8~-----------------------------|D|--------/5-4------------------11-10~--11p10p8-11-10-8----|A|-4----------------------------------------------------9~-|E|-2--3-2--------------------------------------------------| "It is so very strange..."
Riff 8Guitar 1e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|--9--7--9---14-12-10-12-10--9-----|A|--7--5--7---12-10--8-10--8--7--8--|E|-------------------------------6--|
"I was one of the..." x4e|---------------|B|---------------|G|---------------|D|---------------|A|-8p7----8p7----|E|-----00-----00-|
** ** "Who stayed..."e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|--9--7--9---14-12-10-12-10--9--7--|A|--7--5--7---12-10--8-10--8--7--5--|E|----------------------------------|
"I was one of the..." x4e|---------------|----------|B|---------------|----------|G|---------------|----------|D|---------------|----------|A|-8p7----8p7----|--7----7--|E|-----00-----00-|--5----5--| ** ** "Who used to call this home."
Guitar 2e|----------------------------------|B|--8--7--8---13-12-10-12-10--8-11--|G|----------------------------------|D|--5--4--5---10--9--7--9--7--5--8--|A|----------------------------------|E|----------------------------------|
"I was one of the..." x4e|---------------|B|---------------|G|---------------|D|---------------|A|-8p7----8p7----|E|-----00-----00-|
** ** e|----------------------------------|B|--8--7--8---13-12-10-12-10--8-10--|G|----------------------------------|D|--5--4--5---10--9--7--9--7--5--7--|A|----------------------------------|E|----------------------------------|
x4e|---------------|----------|B|---------------|----------|G|---------------|----------|D|---------------|----------|A|-8p7----8p7----|--7----7--|E|-----00-----00-|--5----5--| ** **
Riff 9 (Solo rhythm) 1st end. 2nd end. 3rd end.e|------------------------|---------|---------|---------|B|------------------------|---------|---------|---------|G|------------------------|---------|---------|---------|D|------------------------|---------|---------|---------|A|------------------------|----8----|---11----|----8----|E|--00000000000000000000--|----6----|----9----|----6----| ********************
Ending x8e|--------------------------|------|B|--------------------------|------|G|--------------------------|------|D|--------------------------|--9\--|A|-8p7----5h7----8p7----5h7-|--7\--|E|-----00-----00-----00-----|------| ** ** **
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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