Iced Earth - Colors Chords & Tabs

 

Colors Chords & Tabs

Iced Earth Chords & Tabs

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Colors Tab

   
Iced Earth:  Colors 

transcribed by: Russ Elton (vicelton@yahoo.com)

FIND EVERY ICED EARTH SONG AND
THE MOST UPDATED VERSION OF THIS SONG AT:

                          The Frozen Palace
                  http://truemetal.org/icedearth/

Date last modified:  01/14/02
  
PLEASE DO NOT COPY THIS TAB TO ANOTHER SITE 
WITHOUT AUTHORS' PERMISSION.  THANK YOU.

Tuning: Eb

Riff 1
Guitar 1
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|-2-----2-----2-----2-----2-------|
Eb|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-|
      * *   * *   * *   * *   * * *  
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|-5-----5-----5-----5-----5-------|
Eb|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-3-|
      * *   * *   * *   * *   * * * 
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|-4-----4-----4-----4-----4-------|
Eb|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-2-|
      * *   * *   * *   * *   * * *  
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|-2-----2-----2-----2-----2-------|
Eb|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
      * *   * *   * *   * *   * * *  


Guitar 2 (From the live album)
eb|---------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------8-7------------------8-7--------|
Gb|---------7-9-----7------------7-9-----7------|
Db|-9~----9-----------9--------9-----------9----|
Ab|---------------------10~------------------9~-|
Eb|---------------------------------------------|

eb|----------------------|
Bb|-------8-7------------|
Gb|---7-9-----7----------|
Db|-9-----------9--------|
Ab|---------------7~~----|
Eb|----------------------|


Guitar 2 plays this over Riff 1 right before lyrics
eb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Db|--9----------9/11-12--------12/14\12-11-----11/12\11-9-|
Ab|--7----------7/-9-10--------10/12\10--9------9/10\-9-7-|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------|


Riff 1a (this is used for the first part of the verse only)
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|-2-----2-----2-----2-----2-------|
Eb|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-|
      * *   * *   * *   * *   * * *  
   "We're walking in the subway..."
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|-5-----5-----5-----5-----5-------|
Eb|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-3-|
      * *   * *   * *   * *   * * * 
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|-4-----4-----4-----4-----4-------|
Eb|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-2-|
      * *   * *   * *   * *   * * * 
   "New York City gangs..."
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------9---|
Ab|-2-----2-----2-----2-----2---7---|
Eb|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---0-|
      * *   * *   * *   * *   *   *  


Play Riff 1   "You feel their anger..."

Riff 2
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------4-2-|
Eb|-0-000-2-3-3-333-3-5-3-2-2-0-|
    * ***     * *** * * *   * * 
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|-4-4-4---5-5-5---4-4-5-4-2-------|
Eb|-2-2-2-0-3-3-3-0-2-2-3-2-0--//\\-|
    * * * * * * * * * * * *


Play Riff 1  "As they walk on closer..."
Play Riff 2

Riff 3
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|--------2-----------------------|
Ab|-2--------2---------------------|
Eb|-0--0-0-----0-0-2-3-2-0-3-2-2-0-|
       * *                         
   "Don't expect..."
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|--------3-----------------------|
Ab|-3--------3---------------------|
Eb|-1--1-1-----0-0-2-3-2-0-3-2-0-2-|
       * * 


Riff 3a
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|--------2-----------------------|
Ab|-2--------2---------------------|
Eb|-0--0-0-----0-0-2-3-2-0-3-2-2-0-|
       * *     * * * * * * * * * * 
  "You walked my turf..."
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|--------3-----------------------|
Ab|-3--------3---------------------|
Eb|-1--1-1-----0-0-2-3-2-0-3-2-0-2-|
       * *     * * * * * * * * * * 


Lead into next riff:
eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------|
Eb|-0-000-000-000-000-000-000-000-00-|
    * *** *** *** *** *** *** *** **
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/i/iced_earth/colors_tab.html ]
Riff 4
Guitar 1 
eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------|
Db|-6-666-7-7-7-6-6--------------------|
Ab|-----------------7-777-8-8-8-7-6-7\-|
Eb|------------------------------------|

eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------|
Eb|-0-000-000-000-000-000-000-00-|
    * *** *** *** *** *** *** **


Guitar 2 play this after first time
eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------|
Gb|-4-444-6-6-6-4-4--------------------|
Db|-----------------6-666-7-7-7-6-5-6\-|
Ab|------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------|

eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------|
Eb|-0-000-000-000-000-000-000-00-|
    * *** *** *** *** *** *** **
                                       

Riff 5
Guitar 1
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------|
Db|-5-5----4-4----5-5----4-4----|
Ab|-3-3--3-2-2--2-3-3--3-2-2--2-|
Eb|-----------------------------|
    * *  * * *  * * *  * * *  * 
eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------|
Db|-7-7----6-6----7-7----5-5----6-6----|
Ab|-5-5--5-4-4--4-5-5--5-3-3--3-4-4--4-|
Eb|------------------------------------|
    * *  * * *  * * *  * * *  * * *  *


Guitar 2
eb|--8------7------8------7-----|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|--5---5--4---4--5---5--4---4-|
Db|-----------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------|

eb|-10------8-----10------8------9-----|
Bb|------------------------------------|
Gb|--7---7--5---5--7---7--5---5--6---6-|
Db|------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------|


Riff 5a (after lyrics)
Guitar 1
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-5---------------4---------------|
Ab|-3-33333333333-0-2-22222222222-0-|
Eb|---------------------------------|
      *********** *   *********** * 
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-7---------------5---------------|
Ab|-5-55555555555-0-3-33333333333-0-|
Eb|---------------------------------|
      *********** *   *********** *
eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|-7---------------5--------6--------|
Ab|-5-55555555555-0-3-3333-0-4-4444-0-|
Eb|-----------------------------------|
      *********** *   **** *   **** *

Guitar 2
eb|-------------------------------------------|
Bb|-13--12--13--12-(12)^r--15--13--15--13--14-|
Gb|-------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------------------|
Bb|-13--12--13--12-(12)^r--15--13--15--13--13~-|
Gb|-----------------------------------------a--|
Db|--------------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------|


Riff 6 (Solo Rhythm)
eb|-------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------|
Ab|--4--2--4--4--4--4--2--4--2--5--4--4--4--2-|
Eb|--2--0--2--2--2--2--0--2--0--3--2--2--2--0-|

Riff 7
eb|----------------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-2--4-------4-------2--4------5-4------2-------5--4-|
Eb|-0--2--2-2--2--2-2--0--2--2-2-3-2--2-2-0--0-0--3--2-|
          * *     * *        * *      * *    * *

Play Riff 4
Play Riff 3  "Don't expect..."

Outro Lead (over riff 3)
eb|-------------15-17/19-17-15-14~~--141414----14-15-17-15-14--|
Bb|--17~-171717-----------------------------17-----------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-------------15-17/19-17-15-14~~--141414----14-15-17-15-14----|
Bb|--17~-171717-----------------------------17----------------17-|
Gb|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------------------|

Ending:
Guitar 1 
eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------|
Db|------6-666-7-7-7-6-6--------------------|
Ab|-2--------------------7-777-8-8-8-7-6-7\-|
Eb|-0---------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------|
Gb|------4-444-6-6-6-4-4--------------------|
Db|----------------------6-666-7-7-7-6-5-6\-|
Ab|-2---------------------------------------|
Eb|-0---------------------------------------|


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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