Sonata Arctica - Blinded No More tab

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	* SONATA ARCTICA – BLINDED NO MORE – ALBUM: RECKONING NIGHT *
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Music and words: Tony Kakko
Day tabbed: 06.18.2006
Transcribed by: Martin Steinkopf
E-mail: Martin_emppu@hotmail

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Tuning: Drop B (B-F#-B-G-B-E)

Jani Liimatainen uses an 7-string guitar where the 7th string is darker (B).
But I have tabbed this in drop B so people with 6 strings can play it!

Intro 1a (00:00):|-----------------------------------|--------------------------||-----------------------------------|--------------------------||*---------------------------------*|*-------------------------||*-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-*|*-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5\5-5-5-5-||--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5--|--5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3\2-2-2-2-||------------------2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5--|--------------------------|
Verse 1 (00:19):|----------|--------------------------------------------------||----------|--------------------------------------------------||---------*|--------------------------------------------------||-5-5-5-5-*|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-||-5-5-5-5--|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-0-0-0-0-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-||-5-5-5-5--|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-| . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
|------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------||--5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-3----0----||--3-3-3-3-0-0-0-0-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-3-3-3-3-3----0----||------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------3----0----| . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Verse 2(00:38): | Bridge 1a(00:57):|---------------|--------------------------------------------||---------------|--------------------------------------------||--SAME AS------|--------------------------------------------||--VERSE 1------|-5----5----2-----5-----1----5----8--10--9--5||---------------|-5----3----2-----3-----1----3----6--8---7--3||---------------|-5---------2-----------1--------------------|
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| Guitar Solo 1 (01:20): HOLD|--------11-------------------------------------------\------||-----------10b(12)10-9-7h9p7--------------------------\-----||--11\8----------------------9—9/11---------------------\----||-----------------------------------12—9b(10)9-7---------\---||------------------------------------------------10—10/12—\--||---------------------------------------------------------12-|
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| Rhythm guitar solo 1:|--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------||--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-2-2-||--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-0-0-0-0-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-0-0-||--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------------|
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|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------||--2-2-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5--||--0-0-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-3-3-3-3--||------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0------------------|
End of verse(01:34): | Bridge 2a(01:39):|---------------------|----------------------------------------||---------------------|----------------------------------------||---------------------|----------------------------------------||--3--------0---------|--5----5----2-----5-----1----5----8--10-||--3--------0---------|--5----3----2-----3-----1----3----6--8--||--3--------0---------|--5---------2-----------1---------------|
Chorus 1 (02:00):|--------|---------------------------------------------------||--------|---------------------------------------------------||--------|---------------------------------------------------||--9--5--|-5---3---5---7/10-5--3---5---3---8--7--3-3-8--5--10||--7--3--|-5---1---3---5/8--5--1---3---1---6--5--3-3-6--3--8-||--------|-5----------------5--------------------3-3---------|
Riff 1 (02:19): (two guitars)|-----------------------------\--------------------------------||------------------------------\-------------------------------||-------------------------------A.H.---------------------------||-0--\--00-00\---0--\--00-00\-0-9--0--\--00-00\---0--\--00-00\-||-0--\--00-00\---0--\--00-00\-0-10-0--\--00-00\---0--\--00-00\-||-0--\--00-00\---0--\--00-00\-0----0--\--00-00\---0--\--00-00\-| . . . . . . . .
|-------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------||---A.H.----55-55--88-88-8--01-01-1-00-00--55-55-5--33-33-33--||--10b(12)--55-55--88-88-8--01-01-1-00-00--55-55-5--33-33-33--||-----------55-55--88-88-8--01-01-1-00-00--55-55-5--33-33-33--|
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bridge 3b (02:38):|----------------------|-------------------------------------------||----------------------|-------------------------------------------||----------------------|-------------------------------------------||--88-88-8--77-77-777--|--1-11-11-11-1-11--5-55-55-55-5-55--2------||--88-88-8--77-77-777--|--1-11-11-11-1-11--5-55-55-55-5-55--2------||--88-88-8--77-77-777--|--1-11- 11-11-1-11--5-55-55-55-5-55--2--| . . . . .. . . . . . . . .
bridge 4a (02:47):|----------------------------------|--------------------------||----------------------------------|--------------------------||----------------------------------|--------------------------||--22-22-22-2-22--1-11-11-11-1-11--|--5----5----2-----5-----1-||--22-22-22-2-22--1-11-11-11-1-11--|--5----3----2-----3-----1-||--22-22-22-2-22--1-11-11-11-1-11--|--5---------2-----------1-| . . . . . . . .
Riff 2 (03:21): x2|------------------------|-----------------------------------||------------------------|-----------------------------------||------------------------|-*--------------------------------*||---5----8---10---9---5--|-*2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-*||---3----6---8----7---3--|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5--||------------------------|------------------2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5--|
|----------------------------------|--------------------------||----------------------------------|--------------------------||----------------------------------|-*------------------------||--7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5\5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-*2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||--5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3\2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-||--------------------------5-5-5-5-|------------------2-2-2-2-|
x2 x2-------------|---------------------------------------|--------|-------------|---------------------------------------|--------|----------*--|*-------------------------------------*|--solo--|---5-5-5-5*--|*---7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5\5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---*|--part:-|---5-5-5-5---|----5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3\2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5----|--------|---5-5-5-5---|----------------------------5-5-5-5----|--------|
Keyboard solo and guitar solo rhythm (03:40):|------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------||---2------4---0------2------4---0---2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-||---2------2---0------2------2---0---0-0-0-0-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-||---2----------0------2----------0-----------5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-|
x2|------------------------------------------------------------| The solo rhythm|------------------------------------------------------------| Goes on twice; the|------------------------------------------------------------| First time is the|-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0--------------------| keyboard solo and|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0--------------------| the second time is|-0-0-0-0---------5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-| the guitar solo--|
Chorus (04:24):|-----------------|-------------------------------------------||-----------------|-------------------------------------------||--Only guitar----|-------------------------------------------||--and keyboard---|-5---3---5---7/10-5--3---5---3---8--7--3-3-||--(04:19-04:23)--|-5---1---3---5/8--5--1---3---1---6--5--3-3-||-----------------|-5----------------5--------------------3-3-|
Outro verse (04:43):|--------|----------------------------------------------------||--------|----------------------------------------------------||--------|----------------------------------------------------||8--5--10|----5--------5--------5--------5-------8--7--3--3---||6--3--8-|----5--------3--------5--------3-------6--5--3--3---||--------|----5-----------------5----------------------3--3---|
Outro (04:49):|-------------|--------------------------------------| The outro part is|-------------|--------------------------------------| Repeated many times until|-------------|--------------------| 05:25. At 05:25-| Jani uses|--8--5--10---|--------------------------------------| a kind of a delay effect.|--6--3--8----|--------------------------------------| Listen to it and try to|-------------|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-...-------------------| find it out with your own
. . . . . . . Delay effect. It’s kind of hard to tab how it goes with the delay. The Delay goes slower and Slower until it stops at 05:32.
--------------------------------------------------------------------|--------------------TABELATURE EXPLANATION--------------------------|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A.H. = Artificial Harmonic pm..| = Palm mute h = hammer on p = pull off / = slide up \ = slide down ~ = Vibrato b() = Bend x\ = Pick Slide
--------|--------|---12---| = Tremolo pick----/---|----/---|----/---|
---.---|--12---| = Staccato-------|-------|-------|
| | | | |* *| = repeat from * to * |* *| | |
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