Mercyful Fate – Kiss The Demon tab

Mercyful Fate:  Kiss The Demon

transcribed by: Russ Elton        :  webmaster@abysslord.com
     edited by: Marcel Weeterings :  eenerglanginternetadres@Hotmail.com
               
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Tuning: Standard

Riff 1 (Clean)Guitar 1e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-14-12-11--11--11--12-14-14-14-| --|A|--0--0--0---0---0---0--0--0--0-| |E|-------------------------------| |
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e|-------------------------------| |--> Play 2xB|-------------------------------| |G|-------------------------------| |D|-14-12-11--11--11--12-14-12-11-| --|A|--0--0--0---0---0---0--0--0--0-|E|-------------------------------|
Guitar 2e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-14-12-11--11--11--12-14-14-14-|A|--0--0--0---0---0---0--0--0--0-|E|-------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-14-12-11--11--11--12-14-12-11-|A|--0--0--0---0---0---0--0--0--0-|E|-------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-14-12-11--11--11--12-14-14-14-|A|--0--0--0---0---0---0--0--0--0-|E|-------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-14-12-11--11--11--9-11-9--7-|A|--0--0--0---0---0--0--0-0--0-|E|-----------------------------|
Riff 2 (Clean)Guitar 1e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-7-9-10--10--10-9--10-10--10--10-|A|-0-0--0---0---0-0---0--0---0---0-|E|---------------------------------|
"Kiss the little demon..."e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|-7-9-10--10--10-9--10-9--7-|A|-0-0--0---0---0-0---0-0--0-|E|---------------------------|
"...hanging on my wall..."e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-7-9-10--10--10-9--10-10--10--10-|A|-0-0--0---0---0-0---0--0---0---0-|E|---------------------------------|
"Kiss the little demon..."e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-7-9-10--10--10-12--10-9--10-|A|-0-0--0---0---0--0---0-0---0-|E|-----------------------------| "...he will answer..."
Guitar 2e|--------------------------|B|--------------------------|G|--------------------------|D|--------------------------|A|-0-2-3--3--3-2--3-3--3--3-|E|--------------------------|
e|-----------------------|B|-----------------------|G|-----------------------|D|-----------------------|A|-0-2-3--3--3-2--3-2--0-|E|-----------------------|
e|--------------------------|B|--------------------------|G|--------------------------|D|--------------------------|A|-3-5-7--7--7-5--7-7--7--7-|E|--------------------------|
e|-----------------------|B|-----------------------|G|-----------------------|D|-----------------------|A|-3-5-7--7--7-8--7-5--7-|E|-----------------------|
Riff 3 (Distortion, guitar 2 plays notes in () )e|------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------|D|--------(9~------7~-------5~)-------------|A|--------10~------9~-------7~--------------|E|--0-0-0----0-0-0---0-0-0------0-2-3-5-3-2-|
* * * * * * * * * e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------|D|--------(9~------7~-------5~)----------|A|--------10~------9~-------7~---7--8--9-|E|--0-0-0----0-0-0---0-0-0-------5--6--7-| * * * * * * * * * "You better watch out!"
Riff 4 (verse)e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-------------------------------|A|--7--9-10-10-10--9-10-10-10-10-|E|--5--7--8--8--8--7--8--8--8--8-|
"I am alone in the dark..."e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------|D|----------------------------|A|--7--9-10-10-10--9-10--5--7-|E|--5--7--8--8--8--7--8--3--5-|
"When I call the Demon's name."e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|--5--7--9--9--9--7--9--9--9--5-|A|--3--5--7--7--7--5--7--7--7--3-|E|-------------------------------|
"I am..."e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------|D|----------------------------|A|--7--9-10-10-10--9--7--5--7-|E|--5--7--8--8--8--7--5--3--5-| "Am I the one who's insane?"
Riff 5 (chorus) e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|--5--6--7--5----------5--5--4--5-|A|--5--6--7--5----------3--3--3--3-|E|--------------0-0-0--------------|
* * * "Kiss the demon..."1st endinge|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|--5--6--7--5-------------------------|A|--5--6--7--5---------------8-7---5---|E|--------------0-0-0--8-7-5-----8---7-|
* * * "He'll make your wish come true..."2nd endinge|-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------|D|--5--6--7--5-----------------------------|A|--5--6--7--5---------------8-7---5----7--|E|--------------0-0-0--8-7-5-----8---7--5--| * * * * * * * * * * * "Stick out your tongue and let him taste..."
Play Riff 1 Play Riff 2 "Kiss the little Demon..." "Kiss the little Demon..." Play Riff 4 Solo Rhythm Play Riff 5 "Kiss the Demon..."
Riff 6e|-------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------|A|-------8---7-------8---7-------8-----8-7-5---5-7-|E|-0-0-0---0---0-0-0---0---0-0-0---0-0-------8-----| * * * * * * * * * * * * * "I send you my Demon..."
1st and 3rd endinge|--------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------|A|-------8---7-------------------8---7--10--9-|E|-0-0-0---0---0-0-0-8-0-7-0-0-0---0-----8--7-| * * * * * * * * * * * *
2nd endinge|--------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------|A|-------8---7-------------------8---7--9--12-|E|-0-0-0---0---0-0-0-8-0-7-0-0-0---0----7--10-| * * * * * * * * * * * *
Riff 7 (Solo Rhythm)e|---------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------|A|-2-4-4-4-4-4-2-5-5-5-5-5-2-4-4-4-4-4--/7-6-5-------|E|-0-2-2-2-2-2-0-3-3-3-3-3-0-2-2-2-2-2---------7-6-5-|
e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------2----|A|-2-4-4-4-4-4-2-5-5-5-5-5-2-4-4-4-4-4--0--2-|E|-0-2-2-2-2-2-0-3-3-3-3-3-0-2-2-2-2-2-----0-|
e|---------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------|A|-2-4-4-4-4-4-2-5-5-5-5-5-2-4-4-4-4-4--/7-6-5-------|E|-0-2-2-2-2-2-0-3-3-3-3-3-0-2-2-2-2-2---------7-6-5-|
e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------|A|-2-4-4-4-4-4-2-5-5-5-5-5-2-4-4-4-4-4--5--7-|E|-0-2-2-2-2-2-0-3-3-3-3-3-0-2-2-2-2-2--3--5-|
Play Riff 3 "You better watch out!" Play Riff 4 "I am alone in the dark..." Play Riff 5 "Kiss the Demon..." Use this at the end:
Ending x3e|------------------|-----|B|------------------|-----|G|------------------|-----|D|------------------|-----|A|-------8-7---5----|--7--|E|-8-7-5-----8---7--|--5--| * * * * * * * *
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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