Iced Earth - Dark Saga Chords & Tabs

 

Dark Saga Chords & Tabs

Iced Earth Chords & Tabs

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Dark Saga Tab

   
Iced Earth:  Dark Saga

transcribed by:  Russ Elton (vicelton@yahoo.com)
     edited by:  Mika Ristiranta (m_ristiranta@hotmail.com)
                 Rob Steinway (shaded_enmity@hotmail.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:  01/03/02
  
PLEASE DO NOT COPY THIS TAB TO ANOTHER SITE 
WITHOUT AUTHORS' PERMISSION.  THANK YOU.

Tuning: Eb

Riff 1 (clean)         x2
eb|---------------------|-------------------------|
Bb|---------------------|-------------------------|
Gb|-------0--------0----|-------0-------0-------0-|
Db|-----4------------4--|-----0-------0-------0---|
Ab|---2----------2------|---2-------0-------0-----|
Eb|-0----------0--------|-3-------2-------1-------|
   "The deal was rigged..."


Riff 2 (Distortion)
eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------|
Ab|-2-----------2--3-------------3--2-|
Eb|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-|
      * * * * *      * * * * * *       
   "An empty soul..."
eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------|
Ab|-------------2--3---------5-5--4-4-|
Eb|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-3-3--2-2-|
    * * * * * *      * * * * 
   "...alone and confused..."
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/i/iced_earth/dark_saga_tab.html ]
Riff 3
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------9--9\-|
Ab|-3--3----------2--2------7--7\-|
Eb|-1--1--111-3-0-0--0-0000-------|
          *** * *      ****
   "I cheated myself..."
eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------|
Ab|-3--3----------2--2------2--2-|
Eb|-1--1--111-3-0-0--0-0000-0--0-|
          *** * *      ****
   "Love, unconditional..."


Play Riff 2    "Fight, ..."
Play Riff 3    "I cheated myself..."


Play Riff 1  w/ this lead:
Guitar 2
eb|----------------------------------------|
Bb|----/12-13-12~----/12-13-10----/12-13---|
Gb|---9-------------9------------9------12-|
Db|-/9------------/9-----------/9----------|
Ab|----------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------------------|
Bb|-15^-15^r--13-12-13--13-12h13-10--12-13----|
Gb|----------------------------------------12-|
Db|-------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------|


Play Riff 1   "I know there's goodness..."
This is played over the last bar in riff 1:
Riff 4:
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------|
Ab|-5---------4---------3-------2-|
Eb|-3-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-2-1-1-3-1-0-|
      * * * *   * * * *   * * *
   "...slave..."

Play Riff 2   "No, I was betrayed..."
Play Riff 3   "I cheated myself..."


Play Riff 1    only the first 3 bars
This is played over the first 3 bars of riff 1:
eb|------------------------|
Bb|------------------------|
Gb|------------------------|
Db|------------------------|
Ab|-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2------|
Eb|-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--...-|
    * *  * * *  * * * 

Play Riff 4 

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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