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iced earth - stormrider:



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Iced Earth:  Stormrider

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

last lead harmony:  Steve
   ending solo by:  Seth Hayes (majorrager138@yahoo.com)

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Date last modified:  April 16, 2003
  
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Tuning: Eb

This part is the bridge between Angel's and Stormrider.  On one cd it's the 
end of Angel's, the other it's the beginning of Stormrider.  So here it is.

(12 String Acoustic)
Guitar 1           x2                x2
eb|-----------------|-----------------|
Bb|-----------------|-----------------|
Gb|-----9-------9---|-----7-------7---|
Db|---7---7---7---7-|---5---5---5---5-|
Ab|-0-------0-------|-0-------0-------|
Eb|-----------------|-----------------|
   "As I travel through..."

Guitar 2 (Distortion)
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-9-----------------9-----------|
Db|----------5--------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------| Volume swell on
Eb|----------------------------3--| last note

eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------|
Db|-14--------12--------14--------12-|
Ab|-12--------10--------12--------10-|
Eb|----------------------------------|
   "Lightning breaks..."
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|-10--------9----7---------------|
Ab|--8--------7----5-------------2-|
Eb|---------------------0000-...-0-|


Stormrider

Riff 1
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------4--4-4-4-|
Eb|-0-0-2-000-3-000-6-000--2--2-2-2-|
    * * * *** * *** * ***           
   "Storming demons..."
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------3--3-3-3-|
Eb|-0-0-2-000-3-000-2-000--1--1-1-1-|
    * * * *** * *** * ***
   "The time is almost here..."


Riff 2
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|---------------5---------------8-|
Eb|-0-000-000-000-3-0-000-000-000-6-|
    * *** *** ***   * *** *** ***    
  "I can feel..."
eb|---------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------------|
Ab|---------------4-------5-----3-------5-5-4-3-|
Eb|-0-000-000-000-2-0-000-3-3p0-1-0-000-3-3-2-1-|
    * *** *** ***   * *** *       * *** * * * 
  "...the pain is its reality..."


Riff 3
eb|-------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------|
Ab|-2-----------4-----------3-----------2-----| keep picking
Eb|-0----00-6-3-2----00-3-2-1----00-3-2-0--\\-| through slide
         ** * *      ** * *      ** * * 
  "Fight on, grab on..."
eb|---------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------------|
Ab|-2-----------4-----------3-----------2-------|
Eb|-0----00-6-3-2----00-3-2-1----00-3-2-0--//\\-|
         ** * *      ** * *      ** * *
  "Fight on, grab on..."


Riff 4
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-------9-------9-------9-------9-|
Ab|-------7-------7-------7-------7-|
Eb|-0-000---0-000---0-000---0-000---|
    * ***   * ***   * ***   * ***    
eb|------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------|
Db|-------5\-------4-------5-----7-----8-7-5-|
Ab|-------7\-------5-5-555---555---555-------|
Eb|-0-000----0-000---------------------------|
    * ***    * ***   * ***   ***   *** 
eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------|
Db|-------5\-------4-------5-----7-----4tr5-|
Ab|-------7\-------5-5-555---555---555------|
Eb|-0-000----0-000--------------------------|
    * ***    * ***   * ***   ***   ***       
eb|------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------|
Db|-------5\-------4-------5-----7-----8-7-5-|
Ab|-------7\-------5-5-555---555---555-------|
Eb|-0-000----0-000---------------------------|
    * ***    * ***   * ***   ***   *** 
eb|------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------|
Db|-------5\-------4-------5-----7-----4-5-4-|
Ab|-------7\-------5-5-555---555---555-------|
Eb|-0-000----0-000---------------------------|
    * ***    * ***   * ***   ***   ***
       

Riff 5
eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-|
    * *** * *** * *** * *** * *** * *** * *** * ***

Riff 5a
Guitar 1 
eb|----------------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------5-555-5-7-8-7\-|
Eb|-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000----------------|
    * *** * *** * *** * *** * *** * *** * *** * * *
eb|-------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------|
Eb|-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-|
    * *** * *** * *** * *** * *** * *** * ***
eb|----------------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------5-555-5-7-8-7\-|
Eb|-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000----------------|
    * *** * *** * *** * *** * *** * *** * *** * * *
eb|--------------------|
Bb|--------------------|
Gb|--------------------|
Db|--------------------|
Ab|--------------------|
Eb|-0-000-0-000-10-9-7-|
    * *** * ***  * * *

Guitar 2
eb|----------------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------------|
Db|-12----------------------7--------------------------|
Ab|-10----------------------5-----------5-555-5-7-8-7\-|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------|
                                        * *** * * * 
eb|-------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------|
Eb|-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0-000-|
    * *** * *** * *** * *** * *** * *** * ***
eb|----------------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------------|
Db|-12----------------------7--------------------------|
Ab|-10----------------------5-----------5-555-5-7-8-7\-|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------|
                                        * *** * * * 


Riff 6 (Solo Rhythm)         x3 
eb|---------------------------|---------------|
Bb|---------------------------|---------------|
Gb|---------------------------|---------------|
Db|-10-----9------------------|--9-10---------|
Ab|--8-----7------------------|--7--8---------| 
Eb|----0-0---000-0-000-10-9-7-|--7--8--10-9-7-| 
       * *   *** * ***  * * *           * * * 
                             x3 
eb|---------------------------|---------------|
Bb|---------------------------|---------------|
Gb|---------------------------|---------------|
Db|-10-----9------------------|--7--8---------|
Ab|--8-----7------------------|--5--6---------| 
Eb|----0-0---000-0-000-10-9-7-|--5--6--10-9-7-| 
       * *   *** * ***  * * *           * * * 
                             x3 
eb|---------------------------|---------------|
Bb|---------------------------|---------------|
Gb|---------------------------|---------------|
Db|-10-----9------------------|--9-10---------|
Ab|--8-----7------------------|--7--8---------| 
Eb|----0-0---000-0-000-10-9-7-|--7--8--10-9-7-| 
       * *   *** * ***  * * *           * * * 
                             x3 
eb|---------------------------|-------|
Bb|---------------------------|-------|
Gb|---------------------------|-------|
Db|-10-----9------------------|--7--8-|
Ab|--8-----7------------------|--5--6-| 
Eb|----0-0---000-0-000-10-9-7-|--5--6-| 
       * *   *** * ***  * * * 

Solo (Various pinch harmonics throughout)
eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|----------10-9-8tr9--8-------8-7-6tr7-|
Gb|-9-8-9-10--------------7-8-9----------|
Db|--------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------------13\-|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|-10-------9-8-7tr8-----------9tr10-----|
Db|----7-8-9-----------9\-----------------|
Ab|--------------------a---7tr8-----------|
Eb|---------------------------------------|

eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|--------10-9-8tr9--8-------8-7-6tr7-|
Gb|-8-9-10--------------7-8-9----------|
Db|------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------|

eb|----------------------------------11/-|
Bb|--------------------------------------|
Gb|-10-------9-8-7tr8-----------7tr8-----|
Db|----7-8-9-----------9\----------------|
Ab|--------------------a---5tr6----------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|

eb|-------20-------------------------19--------|
Bb|----------------20-------19-----------------|
Gb|----------17-17----16-16--------------------|
Db|-17-17----------------------17-17----16-16--|
Ab|--------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------|

eb|-19--------------------------18-------|
Bb|----------18-------17-----------------|
Gb|----16-16----15-15--------------------|
Db|----------------------15-15----17-17--|
Ab|--------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|

eb|-20-------------------------19--------|
Bb|----------20-------19-----------------|
Gb|----17-17----16-16-------------16-16--|
Db|----------------------17-17-----------|
Ab|--------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------|
Bb|-19-------18--------17----|
Gb|----16-15-----------19b21-|
Db|-------------17-17--------|
Ab|--------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------|
 
eb|-20-------------------------19--------|
Bb|----------20-------19-----------------|
Gb|----17-17----16-16--------------------|
Db|----------------------17-17----16-16--|
Ab|--------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|

eb|-19--------------------------18-------|
Bb|----------18-------17-----------------|
Gb|----16-16----15-15--------------------|
Db|----------------------15-15----17-17--|
Ab|--------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|

eb|-20-------------------------19--------|
Bb|----------20-------19-----------------|
Gb|----17-17----16-16-------------16-16--|
Db|----------------------17-17-----------|
Ab|--------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|-19-------18--------17----20----19----|
Gb|----16-15-----------19b21-22b24-21b23-|
Db|-------------17-17--------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|

End solo

Riff 7 (Guitar 2 comes in just playing the chords)
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-------------4-444-2-222---------|
Ab|-------4-444-------------5-5-4-4-|
Eb|-2-222---------------------------|
    * *** * *** * *** * *** * * * * 
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------|
Eb|-3-333-3-333-333-5-555-6-666-5-5-|
    * *** * *** *** * *** * *** * *


Riff 7a
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-------------4-444-2-222---------|
Ab|-------4-444-------------5-5-4-4-|
Eb|-2-222---------------------------|

eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------|
Eb|-3-333-3-333-333-5-555-6-666-5-5-|


Riff 8
eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------|
Eb|-0-000-000-000-000-000-000-000-00-|
    * *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ** 
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------|
Eb|-2-222-222-222-222-222-222-222-2-|
    * *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *

Riff 8a
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------2-----3-----2-|
Eb|-000-000-000-000---0-0---0-0---|
    *** *** *** ***   * *   * *    
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------4-----5-----4-|
Eb|-222-222-222-222---2-2---2-2---|
    *** *** *** ***   * *   * * 


Riff 9
Guitar 1
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|-------9-----7------------|
Ab|-2-------------10-9-------|
Eb|-0-0-0---0-0--------0-000-|
      * *   * *        * ***
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------|
Db|---------------------------|
Ab|-2-----/7-7-7-10-7-7-------|
Eb|-0-0-0---------------0-000-|
      * *               * ***

Guitar 2
eb|-------------------------|
Bb|----12-------12-10-------|
Gb|-11-------11-------12-11-|
Db|-------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|----13-------13-12----------13-|
Gb|-12-------12-------14-12-------|
Db|-------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------|

eb|----------------------|
Bb|-12-------12-10-------|
Gb|-------11-------12-11-|
Db|----------------------|
Ab|----------------------|
Eb|----------------------|

eb|----------------------------15----15-----|
Bb|----13-------13-12----------18b20-18b20~-|
Gb|-12-------12-------14-12-----------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------|


Ending to riff 9
eb|-------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------|
Db|-------------------------|
Ab|-------5-----3-----6-----|
Eb|-3-333---333---333---333-|
    * ***   ***   ***   *** 
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------|
Db|---------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------2-|
Eb|-2-222-2-2-2-3-2-2-3-2-3-0-|
    * *** * * * * * * * * *

Play Riff 2   "Now the rider..."
Play Riff 3   "Fight on, grab on..."


Ending
eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------|
Eb|-0-000-000-00-6-3-2-222-222-22-3-2-|
    * *** *** ** * * * *** *** ** * * 
eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------|
Eb|-1-111-111-11-3-2-0-000-000-000-00-|
    * *** *** ** * * * *** *** *** **
eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------|
Eb|-0-000-000-00-6-3-2-222-222-22-3-2-|
    * *** *** ** * * * *** *** ** * * 
eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------10-----9\-|
Ab|------------------2---------2-----------8-----7\-|
Eb|-1-111-111-11-3-2-0-0000...-0----10-9-7---0-0----|
    * *** *** ** * * *               * * *   * * 


Ending Solo
eb|---------------15-17-19-15-17-19-20-19-17-15----|
Bb|-------16-17-19------------------------------19-|
Gb|-----16-----------------------------------------|
Db|---17-------------------------------------------|
Ab|-19---------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------|

eb|-20p19p17--------19p17p15--------17p15p13---------|
Bb|---------20p19p17--------19p17p15--------17p15p13-|
Gb|--------------------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------|

eb|-15p13p12--------13p12p10------10-------|
Bb|---------15p13p12--------13p12----13~~\-|
Gb|-----------------------------------a----|
Db|----------------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------|

eb|---------------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------6---9-6-9/12-9----------------------|
Gb|---4---4---7-4---7------------10-7-----------------|
Db|-6---6---6-------------------------9-10------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------8----------|
Eb|------------------------------------------10-7-4~~-|
    * * * * * * * * * * * *  * *  * * *  * *  
           slight palm mutes

End Solo


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