Mercyful Fate - House On The Hill Chords & Tabs

 

House On The Hill Chords & Tabs

Mercyful Fate Chords & Tabs

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House On The Hill Tab

   
Mercyful Fate:  House On The Hill

transcribed by: Russ Elton      :  mercyfuldiamond@yahoo.com
                Langus          :  tlange@promail.pl

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Date last modified:  06-03-02

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Tuning: Standard

Riff 1
e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------9-----12----12----12----12----12----12----12----12----|
A|-X\\--7-----10-xx-10-xx-10-xx-10-xx-10-xx-10-xx-10-xx-10-xx-|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|
                   
Riff 2
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|--8p7------5-7------5-7p5-7----5-7p5-7-5h7-5-|
E|------0000-----0000---------00---------------|
        ****     ****         ** 
  "Let's go to the House on the Hill..."

Riff 3
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|--------2--------4-------------------|
A|--------0--------2-------------------|
E|-222222---222222---22222222222220033-|
   ******   ******   ***************** 
   "If you dare..."

Riff 4
e|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|--------------------|
D|----7--6-----13-12--|
A|----5--4-----11-10--|
E|--------------------|
   "Nothing is what it seems..."  

Play Riff 2   "Let's go to the House on the Hill..."
Play Riff 3   "While you were asleep..."
Play Riff 4   "The well in the cellar..."


Riff 5                                  x4
e|---------------------------------------|-----------|
B|---------------------------------------|-----------|
G|---------------------------------------|-----------|
D|--------3--------3--------3----3----5--|--2------2-|
A|--------1--------1--------1----1----3--|--0------0-|
E|-200233---200233---200233---00---00----|-----------|
   ******   ******   ******   **   ** 
   "     In       the      House on the Hill"

Play Riff 3   Solo Rhythm
Play Riff 2   "Let's go to the House on the Hill..."
Play Riff 3   "In my little shrine..."
Play Riff 4   "The souls that God didn't hear..."
Play Riff 5   "In the House on the Hill"

Lead in to the bridge:
e|-----------|
B|--4----4---|
G|---4----4--|
D|----4----4-|
A|-----------|
E|-----------|
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/m/mercyful_fate/house_on_the_hill_tab.html ]
Riff 6
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|------5---4---3---------------5---4---3----------|
A|--4---3---2---1---4---3---4---3---2---1--4--3--4-|
E|--2---------------2---1---2--------------2--1--2-|
                                      
                                         x2
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|--5--------4--------3-------------------|
A|--3--------2--------1----4----3----4----|
E|----222222---222222---22-2-11-1-22-2-22-|
      ******   ******   **   **   **   ** 

Riff 7              
e|-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------/6--5~~~~-----/8--6--5--6p5p4--/6--5-------|
D|-----------5--4------------8--------------------------8--4-|
A|--4--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--2--3--2--------------------------------------------------|
   "It is so very strange..."


Riff 8
Guitar 1
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|--9--7--9---14-12-10-12-10--9-----|
A|--7--5--7---12-10--8-10--8--7--8--|
E|-------------------------------6--|
   "I was one of the..."
                x4
e|---------------|
B|---------------|
G|---------------|
D|---------------|
A|-8p7----8p7----|
E|-----00-----00-|
       **     **  
   "Who stayed..."
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|--9--7--9---14-12-10-12-10--9--7--|
A|--7--5--7---12-10--8-10--8--7--5--|
E|----------------------------------|   
   "I was one of the..."
                x4
e|---------------|----------|
B|---------------|----------|
G|---------------|----------|
D|---------------|----------|
A|-8p7----8p7----|--7----7--|
E|-----00-----00-|--5----5--|
       **     **  
   "Who used to call this home."

Guitar 2
e|----------------------------------|
B|--8--7--8---13-12-10-12-10--8-11--|
G|----------------------------------|
D|--5--4--5---10--9--7--9--7--5--8--|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|
   "I was one of the..."
                x4
e|---------------|
B|---------------|
G|---------------|
D|---------------|
A|-8p7----8p7----|
E|-----00-----00-|
       **     **  
e|----------------------------------|
B|--8--7--8---13-12-10-12-10--8-10--|
G|----------------------------------|
D|--5--4--5---10--9--7--9--7--5--7--|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|
                x4
e|---------------|----------|
B|---------------|----------|
G|---------------|----------|
D|---------------|----------|
A|-8p7----8p7----|--7----7--|
E|-----00-----00-|--5----5--|
       **     **  


Riff 9 (Solo rhythm)      1st end.  2nd end.  3rd end.
e|------------------------|---------|---------|---------|
B|------------------------|---------|---------|---------|
G|------------------------|---------|---------|---------|
D|------------------------|---------|---------|---------|
A|------------------------|----8----|---11----|----8----|
E|--00000000000000000000--|----6----|----9----|----6----|
    ******************** 

Ending                     x8
e|--------------------------|--------|
B|--------------------------|--------|
G|--------------------------|--------|
D|--------------------------|----9\--|
A|-8p7----5h7----8p7----5h7-|----7\--|
E|-----00-----00-----00-----|--------|
       **     **     **

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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