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iced earth - black sabbath:



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Iced Earth:  Black Sabbath (Black Sabbath)

transcribed by: Russ Elton (webmaster@abysslord.com)

FIND EVERY ICED EARTH SONG AND
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Date last modified:  May 17, 2003
  
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Tuning: Eb


Riff 1
eb|-------3-------|
Bb|-------3-------|
Gb|-------0----6--|
Db|--5---------6--|
Ab|--5---------4--|
Eb|--3------------|


Riff 2 (Quiet)
eb|---------------|
Bb|---------------|
Gb|---------------|
Db|-------5-------|
Ab|------------4--|
Eb|--3------------|
   "What is this, that stands before me ?"


Riff 1a
eb|-------3------------------|
Bb|-------3------------------|
Gb|-------0----6-------------|
Db|--5---------6-------------|
Ab|--5---------4----4tr5--/\-|
Eb|--3-----------------------|

eb|-------3-------|
Bb|-------3-------|
Gb|-------0----6--|
Db|--5---------6--|
Ab|--5---------4--|
Eb|--3------------|


Play Riff 2  "Big black shape, with eyes of fire..."


Guitar fill during Riff 2 (delay, and very quiet)
             x2
eb|-----------|
Bb|--------3--|
Gb|--2--3-----|
Db|-----------|
Ab|-----------|
Eb|-----------|
   "...fire..."

eb|-------------3-|
Bb|--------3------|
Gb|--2--3---------|
Db|---------------|
Ab|---------------|
Eb|---------------|
   "...smiling..."

eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|--------2-----2---2-3-2---2-3-|
Db|--3-------3-3---3-------5-----|
Ab|------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------|
   "...higher..."


Play Riff 1a   "...me!!"


Riff 3
Guitar 1
eb|-------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------|
Db|-------------------------|
Ab|---------3-5-6-5-3---3-5-|
Eb|-3-3-3-6-----------6-----|
    * * * * * * * * * * * * 

Guitar 2
eb|-------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------|
Gb|---------5-7-8-7-5---5-7-|
Db|-5-5-5-8-----------8-----|
Ab|-------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------|
    * * * * * * * * * * * * 


Riff 4 (Play twice)
Guitar 1
eb|-------------------|
Bb|-------------------|
Gb|------2------------|
Db|-5----3----9----8--|
Ab|-5----3----7----6--|
Eb|-3----1----7----6--|


Riff 5 (Solo Rhythm, play twice)
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-12------------------------------|
Ab|-10--10-101010-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
Eb|---------------------------------|
         *  * * *  *  *  *  *  *  *
eb|--------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------------|
Db|-10--------------------9--------------------|
Ab|--8--8-888-8-8-8-8-8-8-7--7-777-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
Eb|--------------------------------------------|
        * *** * * * * * *    * *** * * * * * * 
eb|-----------------------|
Bb|-----------------------|
Gb|-----------------------|
Db|--8--------------------|
Ab|--6--6-666-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
Eb|-----------------------|
        * *** * * * * * *

Riff 5a (Solo Rhythm, play twice)
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|--9------------------------------|
Ab|-10--10-101010-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
Eb|---------------------------------|
         *  * * *  *  *  *  *  *  *
eb|--------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------------|
Db|--7--------------------5--------------------|
Ab|--8--8-888-8-8-8-8-8-8-7--7-777-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
Eb|--------------------------------------------|
        * *** * * * * * *    * *** * * * * * * 
eb|-----------------------|
Bb|-----------------------|
Gb|-----------------------|
Db|--5--------------------|
Ab|--6--6-666-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
Eb|-----------------------|
        * *** * * * * * *


Solo
eb|-------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------3~----5b7-5b7r5--5b7-5b7~-|
Db|-/5~----3~---3h5---------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------|

eb|------------------------------------------15-15~-|
Bb|-3333-6666-8888-10~--8-10b11r10b11r10p8~---------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------|

eb|-18p15~--15~----18-17~--15--17-18~--17-|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------|

eb|-18p15---17p15----20p15----18p15-----|
Bb|------15-------15-------15-------15--|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|

eb|-17p15---20p15----18p15----17p15-----|
Bb|------15-------15-------15-------15--|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------|
Gb|-17b19[17]-17b19[17]-17b19[17]-17b19[17]-|
Db|-----------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-17b19-17b19r17-17p15-17b19~~~-|
Db|-------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------|

Harmony guitar is in ()
eb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|--12~--12-10~--10-12-13~--12p10-12~--12-11~--11p10-8~--|
Gb|-(12~--12-10~--10-12-14~--12p10-12~--12-12~--12p10-8~)-|
Db|-------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|--12~--12-10~--10-12-13~--12p10-12~--12-11~--11p10-8~--|
Gb|-(12~--12-10~--10-12-14~--12p10-12~--12-12~--12p10-8~)-|
Db|-------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------|

End Solo


Riff 6
eb|----------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------|
Gb|------2---------2---------2-|
Db|-5----3----5----3----5----3-|
Ab|-5----3----5----3----5----3-|
Eb|-3----1----3----1----3----1-|

eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------2--2-2-2-2--2-2-2---|
Db|-5--5-5-5-5--5-5-5-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-5-|
Ab|-5--5-5-5-5--5-5-5-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-5-|
Eb|-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-1--1-1-1-1--1-1-1-3-|

eb|-----------|
Bb|-----------|
Gb|-----------|
Db|--5-3-3-5--|
Ab|--5-3-3-5--|
Eb|--3-1-1-3--|


Notation:

10^        = bend a quarter step.
10b11      = bend a half step.
10b12      = bend a full step.
10b12r10   = bend and release.
[10]12     = pre-bend.
[10]12r10  = pre-bend and release.
{14}       = pick the 14th fret while holding the most 
             previous bend.
<17>       = touch the string above the 17th fret while 
             previous note(s) is(are) still ringing.

10b13*     = tremolo bar bend, from the 10th fret to the 13th fret.
7d4*       = tremolo bar dive, from the 7th fret to the 4th fret. 
12~*       = tremolo bar vibrato.

x   =  mute with fret-hand
*   =  palm mute
X\\ =  pick slide
h   =  hammer-on
p   =  pull-off
~   =  vibrato
t   =  finger tap
/   =  slide up
\   =  slide down
h.  =  natural harmonics
a   =  artificial harmonics
(9) =  ghost note
tm  =  trem picking
tr  =  trill