Helloween - The Time Of The Oath Chords & Tabs

 

The Time Of The Oath Chords & Tabs

Helloween Chords & Tabs

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The Time Of The Oath Tab

   
THE TIME OF THE OATH - HELLOWEEN
Taken from High Live Album
April 3rd 2003

Hi folks. My name is Eduardo Kepczynski.
I had expend many hours listening to this song and trying to play it.
There is little differences between the live and the studio version.
Iīm sure itīs not perfect, but it was the most i could do.
It will help everyone who wants to play this awesome song.
Feel free to add some hammer on, pull off, artificial harmonics and palm mute.
Improvisation rules.
I tabbed only a few solos. The fastest ones i didnt.
I will add them soon.

Tune down 1/2 step.

Any doubt or corrections, please send me an e-mail at
hellowed@terra.com.br
Iīll apreciate.


PM = Palm Mute
~ = Vibrato
h = Hammer on
p = Pull off
\ = Slide down
/ = Slide up
b = Bend
rb = Release Bend
@ = Artificial Harmonic


  Intro

  PM |------| |-------|         |-------| |---|               |-------| |---|
e|---------------------------|-----------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|---------------------------|-----------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|---------------------------|-----------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------|-----------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|-----------7---------7-----|-----------7---------2p0-3~--|-----------7---------2p0-3------|
E|---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-------|---0-0-0-0---0-0-2h3---------|---0-0-0-0---0-0-2h3-------2-0--|




  Main riff

  PM  |-----| |-----| |---|   |-----| |-----| |--|     |-----|  |-----|  |--|  |----|     |--|
e|-----------%--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------%--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|*----------%-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------*|
D|*--7-------7-------7-----7/8-------8-------8-----8/10-------10-------10-----8-------7--------7/8-*|
A|---7-------7-------7-----7/8-------8-------8-----8/10-------10-------10-----8-------7--------7/8--|
E|-----0---0---0-0-0---0-0-----0---0---0-0-0---0-0------0---0----0-0-0----0-0---0---0------0-0------|



  PM |-----| |-----| |---|   |-----| |-----| |--|     |-----|  |-----|
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--7-------7-------7-----7/8-------8-------8-----8/10-------10-------10---------------------------|
A|--7-------7-------7-----7/8-------8-------8-----8/10-------10-------10------------3---2----------|
E|----0---0---0-0-0---0-0-----0---0---0-0-0---0-0------0---0----0-0-0-----------2-3---3---3-2------|




  Bridge

  PM                          |----|
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|----------2-----3~---------5-------3-------|
E|--0-----2---3-2--------2-3---3-0-2---2-0---|



  Chorus

  PM    |---| |-| |-----------|   |---| |--|
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|*-------------------------------------------------------*|
D|*--5/7-----7---7-------------5/7-----7-----7/9\7\5/7\5--*|
A|---3/5-----5---5-------------3/7-----5-----5/7\5\3/5\3---|
E|-------0-0---0---0-0-0---0-0-----0-0---0-0---------------|


  PM |---| |-| |---| |---|      |--|   |---|
e|---------------------------------------------------------
B|---------------------------------------------------------
G|---------------------------------------------------------
D|--2-----2---2-----2------9/10------10-----10\9--9/10\9---
A|--0-----0---0-----0------7/8---8-8-8--8-8-8\-7--7/8\-7---
E|----0-0---0---0-0---0-0----------------------------------

  PM   |---| |-|  |-----------|    |--|  |----------------------------| | Base
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|---------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|- This is the base of the -|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------|- solo. After the chorus, -|
D|--5/7-----7---7---------------5/7-----7-------------------------------|- play the base begining  -|
A|--3/5-----5---5---------------3/5-----5---------2---------------------|- at the part indicated   -|
E|------0-0---0-----0-0-0---0-0-----0-0---0-0-2-3---3-5-2-----0-0-0---0-|- with % (see above).     -|



  1st Solo. Sorry, it is missing.
  The base is like the main riff



  Verse (Main riff)



  Chorus (slight difference in the end)

  PM    |---| |-| |-----------|   |---| |--|
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|*-------------------------------------------------------*|
D|*--5/7-----7---7-------------5/7-----7-----7/9\7\5/7\5--*|
A|---3/5-----5---5-------------3/7-----5-----5/7\5\3/5\3---|
E|-------0-0---0---0-0-0---0-0-----0-0---0-0---------------|

[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/h/helloween/the_time_of_the_oath_tab.html ]
  PM |---| |-| |---| |---|      |--|   |---|
e|---------------------------------------------------------
B|---------------------------------------------------------
G|---------------------------------------------------------
D|--2-----2---2-----2------9/10------10-----10\9--9/10\9---
A|--0-----0---0-----0------7/8---8-8-8--8-8-8\-7--7/8\-7---
E|----0-0---0---0-0---0-0----------------------------------

  PM   |---| |-|  |-----------|    |--|  |---------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--5/7-----7---7---------------5/7-----7------------------------|
A|--3/5-----5---5---------------3/5-----5---------2--------------|
E|------0-0---0-----0-0-0---0-0-----0-0---0-0-2-3---3-5-2-----0--|






  PM |------|   |------|                   |-------| |--|
e|-------------------------|------|------|----------------------------|
B|-------------------------|-0--/-|-0--/-|----------------------------|
G|-------------------------|---/--|---/--|----------------------------|
D|-------------------------|--/---|--/---|----------------------------|
A|------------7----------7-|-/--0-|-/--0-|----------7---------2p0-3~--|
E|----0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0---|------|------|--0-0-0-0---0-0-2h3---------|


 PM  |-------| |--------|  |---|            |------|  |---| 
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------
A|------------7----------7------7------2p0-7---------7-----7-----2p0-7----
E|----0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0----0-0----2h3-------0-0-0-0---0-0---2h3----------


  PM |-------| |---|            |---|
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------7-----7------2p0-7---------2p0-3~---|
E|----0-0-0-0---0-0----2h3-------0-0-2h3----------|







  PM        |-----------|        |-----------------|
e|------------------------------------------------------|----------|---
B|------------------------------------------------------|---0--/---|---
G|--12h14p12-------------12h14p12----12-----------------|-----/----|---
D|-----------15-14-12-12----------15----14-15-12-14-----|----/-----|---
A|--------------------------------------------------15--|---/--0---|---
E|------------------------------------------------------|----------|---


  PM     |-----|     |-----|     |-----|     |-----|     |-----------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--12-12-------14-14-------15-15-------14-14-------12-12-------------------------------------|
D|--------12-12-------12-12-------12-12-------12-12-------15-15-14-14-12-12-15-15-14-14-------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------15----|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|




  Now comes another solo. I didnīt tab it.



  This is the last little solo. Itīs so different in studio version.

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
B|----18rb17b18-------15-17---18rb17b18---------18rb17b18-------15-17---18rb17b18-15~-------
G|--------------14~---------------------15----------------17--------------------------------
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------




  Final riff

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
G|-------------------------------5----------------------------------------------------------
D|-------------------------------5----------------------------------------------------------
A|-------3---2-------------------3---------------------------7---------7@--------------------
E|---2-3---3---3-2~----------------------------------0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0----------------------




  Lyrics


In a circle of fire
On a cold winter night
I spoke out my desire
Made a promise
I couldnīt hide, no!

In a dream
He came along and told me
"Your time has come
Your mind belongs to me"

Itīs the time of the oath
The time of the oath
My sweetest memories die in the cold
Itīs the time of the oath

See me covered with sadness
And Iīll soon wish to die
When the overcoming madness
Is eating up my mind

Here and now
I look back at a good time
No more lie - I slowly say good-bye
Itīs the time of the oath
The time of the oath
My sweetest memories die in the cold
Itīs the time of the oath

In a dream
He came along and told me
"Your time has come
Just slowly say good-bye"

Itīs the time of the oath
The time of the oath
My sweetest memories die in the cold
Itīs the time of the oath




  Latin:

Di-es i-rae, di-es il-la
Sol-vet sae-cium in fa-villa
Quan-tus tre-mor est fu-tu-rus
Quan-do ju-dex est ven-turus



HAPPY HAPPY HELLOWEEN
Eddy Kep
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