Mercyful Fate - The Afterlife tab

Mercyful Fate:  The Afterlife

transcribed by:  Russ Elton      :  webmaster@abysslord.com
     edited by:  Langus          :  tlange@promail.pl
                 Rami Nuotio     :  rami.nuotio@nic.fi

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Date last modified:  October 25, 2003

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Tuning: Standard


Riff 1 (Clean)e|-1----1------5-----3-----1---|B|-3------3------3-----3-----3-|G|-2--------2------2-----2-----|D|-0---------------------------|A|-----------------------------|E|-----------------------------|
e|-1----1------3-----1-----0---|B|-3------3------3-----3-----3-|G|-2--------2------2-----2-----|D|-0---------------------------|A|-----------------------------|E|-----------------------------|
Riff 2 (clean) x4e|----0----------------|B|------3-----------2--|G|--------0-------0----|D|----------2---2------|A|------------0--------|E|-0-------------------|
Intro soloe|-12-13-15^^--15^r-13-12-13-12-----------|B|-----------------------------15-14-15~\-|G|----------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------------------|B|-14-15----------------------------------------|G|-------15--14-12----------------------12-14~--|D|-----------------15-14-12-11-12-14-15---------|A|----------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------|
e|-12^-12~-12^r-10-12-10h12p10-------------------------|B|-----------------------------13-11-10----------------|G|--------------------------------------12-10-9--------|D|----------------------------------------------12-11~-|A|-----------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------10----11-10-13-11-10----------------|G|-------9----10-9-12-10----12----------------12-10-9--------|D|-12-11---12-----------------------------------------12-12~-|A|-----------------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------|
End Solo
Riff 3 (Clean)e|-1---------1--------5-----3-----1---|B|-------3-----3--------3-----3-----3-|G|-----2---2-----2--------2-----2-----|D|---0-------------0------------------|A|------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------|
"Why am I here..."e|---------1--------3-----1-----0---|B|-----3-----3--------3-----3-----3-|G|---2---2-----2--------2-----2-----|D|-0-------------0------------------|A|----------------------------------|E|----------------------------------|
"In a quiet mortuary..."e|---------1--------5-----3-----1---|B|-----3-----3--------3-----3-----3-|G|---2---2-----2--------2-----2-----|D|-0-------------0------------------|A|----------------------------------|E|----------------------------------|
"A lady and a..."e|---------1--------3-----1-----0---|B|-----3-----3--------3-----3-----3-|G|---2---2-----2--------2-----2-----|D|-0-------------0------------------|A|----------------------------------|E|----------------------------------| "Flowers in..."
Riff 4 (Clean) x4e|----0---------------0--|B|------3-----------3----|G|--------0-------3------|D|----------2---3--------|A|------------1----------|E|-0---------------------| "Nobody sees me..."
Riff 3a (Clean)e|---------1--------5-----3-----1---|B|-----3-----3--------3-----3-----3-|G|---2---2-----2--------2-----2-----|D|-0-------------0------------------|A|----------------------------------|E|----------------------------------|
"Why am I here..."e|---------1--------3-----1-----0---|B|-----3-----3--------3-----3-----3-|G|---2---2-----2--------2-----2-----|D|-0-------------0------------------|A|----------------------------------|E|----------------------------------|
"In a quiet mortuary..."e|---------1--------5-----3-----1---|B|-----3-----3--------3-----3-----3-|G|---2---2-----2--------2-----2-----|D|-0-------------0------------------|A|----------------------------------|E|----------------------------------|
"Seems like I don't exist..."e|---------1--------3-----1-----|B|-----3-----3--------3-----3---|G|---2---2-----2--------2-----2-|D|-0-------------0--------------|A|------------------------------|E|------------------------------|
"Seems like no one..."e|-----------1---------------|B|---------1-----------------|G|-------2---------0-----0---|D|-0-2-3---------2-----0---3-|A|-------------3-----2-------|E|---------------------------| "...can hear me as I..."
Riff 6 (Distortion)e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|---------------9----------------|A|-10-9----9---9----8----8---7-10-|E|--8-7----7-7------6----6-6------| * * * * "...scream!!!!!"
Riff 7 e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|-7/9---------12--11-------7/9-|A|-5/7---------10---9-------5/7-|E|-----0-0-0-0--------0-0-0-----|
* * * * * * * "I do not feel..."e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|-12--11---9-9------2-5---4-5-4tr5-|A|-10---9---7-7----3-----5----------|E|--------0-------------------------|
* * * * * * "...used to be..."e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|-7/9---------12--11-------7/9-|A|-5/7---------10---9-------5/7-|E|-----0-0-0-0--------0-0-0-----|
* * * * * * * "Could it really be..."e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------8-----|G|-----------------9-7-------9~--|D|-12--11---9-9--------9-8-5-----| --> Guitar 2 plays top notesA|-10---9---7-7----7-5-------7~--|E|--------0------------7-6-------|
* "...see is me?"e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|-7/9---------12--11-------7/9-|A|-5/7---------10---9-------5/7-|E|-----0-0-0-0--------0-0-0-----|
* * * * * * * "You gotta tell me..."e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|-12--11---9-9------2-5---4-5-4tr5-|A|-10---9---7-7----3-----5----------|E|--------0-------------------------|
* * * * * * "...never stay..."e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|-7/9---------12--11-------7/9-|A|-5/7---------10---9-------5/7-|E|-----0-0-0-0--------0-0-0-----|
* * * * * * * "Could it really be..."e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-12--11---9-9------4-5---2-5-----|A|-10---9---7-7----5-----3-----2-0-|E|--------0------------------------| * * * * * * * "...see is me..."
Riff 8Guitar 1e|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-4--3----------------------4--6----------------------|A|-2--1----------------------2--4----------------------|E|-------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * "Does it really matter..."
Guitar 2e|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------------|D|-4--3----------------------4--6----------------------|A|-2--1--[let ring]----------2--4--[let ring]----------|E|-----------------------------------------------------|
Riff 1a (Clean) e|-1----5-----3-----1----1----3-----1-----0---|B|-3------3-----3-----3--3------3-----3-----3-|G|-2--------2-----2------2--------2-----2-----|D|-0---------------------0--------------------|A|--------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------|
Play Riff 3 "Why am I here..." Play Riff 4 "Nobody sees me..." Play Riff 5 "As I..." Play Riff 6 "...scream!!!" Play Riff 7 "Why do I feel..." Play Riff 8 "Does it really matter..."
Riff 9 (Solo Rhythm)e|------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------|G|---------2---7-6----------------------4-4-|D|---------2---7-6----------------------4-4-|A|-5-2-2-2-0-0-5-4--------2-5-2---2-5-0-2-2-|E|--------------------2-5-------5-----------| * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Riff 10 (Solo Rhythm)e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-------------------------------|A|-4~----6-7--------------5------|E|------------5--4--2--0-------0-|
e|----------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------3--4-|A|-5-4-------------5-4-3-------------1--2-|E|--------2-2----0----------2-2----0------| * *
Play Riff 7 "Why do I feel..." Play Riff 8 "Does it really matter..." Play Riff 9 Solo Rhythm 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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