King Diamond - The Pact Chords & Tabs

 

The Pact Chords & Tabs

King Diamond Chords & Tabs

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The Pact Tab

   
King Diamond:  The Pact 

transcribed by:   GRAX             :  BKNYUSA@aol.com
                  Rami Nuotio      :  rami.nuotio@nic.fi   
                  Mika Ristiranta  :  m_ristiranta@hotmail.com
     edited by:   Russ Elton       :  mercyfuldiamond@yahoo.com 
                  Paul Pekkarinen
      solos by:   Rami Nuotio 

FIND EVERY MERCYFUL FATE/KING DIAMOND SONG AND
THE MOST UPDATED VERSION OF THIS SONG AT:

                          The Tab Crypt
                  http://republika.pl/tlange/

Date last modified:  19-10-01

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WITHOUT AUTHORS' PERMISSION.  THANK YOU.

Tuning: Standard

Intro
e|-------------------|
B|-------------------|
G|-------------------|
D|-------------------|
A|-3--3-2-0-2--2-0---|
E|-----------------3-|

     
Riff 1  
e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|--------7h10p7------7h10p7------7---10--------7---10-|
E|--0-0-0-------0-0-0-------8-8-8---8-----7-7-7---7----|
    * * *       * * *       * * *   *     * * *   *

e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|---------------------------|
A|--------7h10p7------7h10p7-|
E|--0-0-0-------0-0-0--------|
    * * *       * * * 
                     Last time (Guitar 2 plays note in () )
e|-------------------|------|
B|-------------------|------|
G|-------------------|------|
D|-------------------|------|
A|-3--3-2-0-2--2-0---|-(1~)-|
E|-----------------3-|--0---|


Riff 2 (2 times)
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-0-0-0-3-7-3-0-0-0-3-7-3-0-0-0-5-8-5-0-0-0-5-8-5-|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 
   "Outside..."
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------3--3-2-0-2--2-0---|
E|-0-0-0-3-7-3-0-0-0-3-7-3------------------3-|
   * * * * * * * * * * * *
   "...falling..."


Riff 3 (2 times)
e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|-------9---10--------7---9--------5---7-------5---7-|  
E|-7-7-7---7-----5-5-5---5----3-3-3---3---3-3-3---3---|
   * * *   *     * * *   *    * * *   *   * * *   *
   "Inside..."
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|---------------------------|
A|-------9---10--------7---9-|  
E|-7-7-7---7-----5-5-5---5---|
   * * *   *     * * *   *
  "...Angel..."
 
 1st ending   2nd ending
e|------------|----------|
B|------------|----------|
G|------------|----------|
D|------------|----------|
A|--5--5-7----|--5--5-4--|  
E|--3--3-5----|--3--3-2--|
 "...I are..." "...sinner..."


Play Riff 2 (2 times) "...dreams, dreams turn into..."


Riff 4                                   x2
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|-----4-4--5-4-2h4p2--------4-4--5-4--2--|
A|--2-----------------5-4--1--------------|
E|----------------------------------------|
   "Nothing..."
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------5-7-5--------7-7-8-7--5-|
A|--5-7-8-------8-7---------------|
E|-------------------5------------|
   "A year ago..."               

e|--------------|
B|--------------|
G|--------------|
D|--7--9--9-11--|
A|--5--6--7--8--|
E|--------------|
  "...and if you..." 


Riff 5
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|---------2------------------2--4-2-4-5-4-2-|
D|---------2------------------2--4-2-4-5-4-2-|
A|-2-4-4-x------------2-4-4-x----------------|
E|-0-2-2-x------------0-2-2-x----------------|
             "Then she..."
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------2-------------------2---------------|
D|---------2-------------------2---------------|
A|-2-4-4-x-------------2-4-4-x-----------------|
E|-0-2-2-x-------------0-2-2-x----5-4-5-7-5-2~-|
                                  * * * * * 
          "...and they..."


Riff 6 (Solo Rhythm)
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|---------5----------------------5--7-5-7-8-7-5-|
D|---------5----------------------5--7-5-7-8-7-5-|
A|-7-7-7-x----------------5/7-7-x----------------|
E|-5-5-5-x----------------3/5-5-x----------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|---------5----------------------5----------------|
D|---------5----------------------5----------------|
A|-5/7-7-x----------------5/7-7-x------------------|
E|-3/5-5-x----------------3/5-5-x----8-7-8-10-8-5~-|
                                     * * *  * * 
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-7--9--9-11--------------------|
A|-5--6--7--8--3--3-2-0-2--2-0---|
E|-----------------------------3-|
   "I felt..."

Solo
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------{10}--------------------------------------|
G|------------{6}------8~-----------{9}~--7-5-7-8-7-5-7-5-{12}~~--13/----|
D|-----------------{5}------7-----------------7-8-7-5--------------------|
A|-{7}^r--{7}------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------|
B|-17-17-17171717171717----|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-------------------------|
E|-------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|-17----------17----15-------------------15-17-----|
G|----17-14-17----17----17-16-17-14-16-17-------17--|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

e|-15----------15----------------------------15-----|
B|----17----17----17-18-17-15-17----15-17-18----17--|
G|-------17----------------------17-----------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------|
B|-{12}^^r-----7----(8)--10----|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|

End Solo


Play Riff 1  Solo Rhythm
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/k/king_diamond/the_pact_tab.html ]
Solo
e|-9----------------------------10---------------------------------------|
B|--------12--------------12---------12-13-10-12-10----------------------|
G|-----12----12-9------12----12----12---------------12-9-8---------------|
D|---9------------9-13-------------------------------------12-11-10-9~~--|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------|
B|-12-12-12---11^r-11-12-11-12~~--|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|


E|-----12----14----15----14----12----14----12----11-1110/1311-11--12-14--|
B|-/12----12----12----12----12----12----12----12-------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

   really fast!!
e|-15-17-19-20201917171513131014--1519-151819--1715-141310-14-15--|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

E|-12^^^---14-15-14-12-11----14-----14^--12-11-12-11-11\6~--------|
B|------------------------13--------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

End Solo


Play Riff 2  (2 times) "The pact is..."
Play Riff 3  (2 times) "Someone to take..."
Play Riff 4  "Nothing..."


Riff 7
Both Guitars
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------2--1-------|
D|----------------------------------------3-4---| ------> 1st time
A|---4-(4)^r~---------------4-(4)^r~----------4-|
E|-2----------2--4-5-4-0--2---------------------|
                 * * * *

Guitar 1
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------2--1-------|
D|----------------------------------------3-4---| ------|
A|---4-(4)^r~---------------4-(4)^r~----------4-|       |
E|-2----------2--4-5-4-0--2---------------------|       |
                 * * * *                                |
Guitar 2                                                |-----> 2nd time
e|----------------------------------------------|       |
B|-----------------------------------1--0-------|       |
G|----------------------------------------1-2---|       |
D|--------------------------------------------2-| ------| 
A|---4-(4)^r~---------------4-(4)^r~------------|
E|-2----------2--4-5-4-0--2---------------------|
                 * * * *

Both Guitars
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------1--0-------|
G|----------------------------------------1-2---|
D|---2-(2)^r~---------------2-(2)^r~----------2-| ------> 3rd time
A|-0----------0--2-3-2----0---------------------|       
E|---------------------3------------------------|       
                 * * * *                                 
Guitar 1                                                  
e|----------------------------------------------|       
B|-----------------------------------1--0-------|       
G|----------------------------------------1-2---|       
D|---2-(2)^r~---------------2-(2)^r~----------2-| ------|
A|-0----------0--2-3-2----0---------------------|       |  
E|---------------------3------------------------|       |
                 * * * *                                | 
Guitar 2                                                |-----> 4th time
e|----------------------------------------------|       |
B|-----------------------------------4--3-------|       |
G|----------------------------------------4-5-2-|       |
D|---2-(2)^r~---------------2-(2)^r~------------| ------|
A|-0----------0--2-3-2----0---------------------|
E|---------------------3------------------------|
                 * * * *


Riff 8
Guitar 1
e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------5--------------------------5-|
D|-7-7--7-7--7-7--7-7--7-7----7-7--7-7--7-7--7-7--5-5---|
A|-5-5--5-5--5-5--5-5--5-5-3--5-5--5-5--5-5--5-5--3-3-3-|
E|------------------------------------------------------|
                       * *                        * * 
Guitar 2  & keyboards           x2
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-----------------7-5-----------|
A|-5-7-8-5-7-8-5-7-----8-7-8-7---|
E|-----------------------------8-|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 

Guitar 1
e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------4--------------------------4-|
A|-6-6--6-6--6-6--6-6--6-6----6-6--6-6--6-6--6-6--4-4---|
E|-4-4--4-4--4-4--4-4--4-4-2--4-4--4-4--4-4--4-4--2-2-2-|
                       * *                        * * 
Guitar 2  & keyboards           x2
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-----------------8-6-----------|
D|-6-8-9-6-8-9-6-8-----9-8-9-8---|
A|-----------------------------9-|
E|-------------------------------|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 

Both
e|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|------------------------|
D|-7--9--9-11--7--9--9-11-|
A|-5--6--7--8--5--6--7--8-|
E|----7-----9-----7-----9-|
  "If I sign, then I must stay..."


Ending:

Riff 4                               x2
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|----4-4-5-4-2h4p2--------4-4-5-4-2--|
A|--2---------------5-4--1------------|
E|------------------------------------|
   "Nothing..."
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------5-7-5--------7-7-8-7--5-|
A|--5-7-8-------8-7---------------|
E|-------------------5------------|
   "A year ago..."               

e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|--7--9--9-11\-----------------|
A|--5--6--7--8\---4-------------|
E|----------------2--[let ring]-|
   "...and now..."


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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