The Grave Tabs & Lyrics by Mercyful Fate

The Grave

guitar tabs lyrics

Mercyful Fate

Album : 9 heavy metal PlayStop


Mercyful Fate: The Grave

transcribed by: Langus : tlange@promail.pl
edited by: Russ Elton : webmaster@abysslord.com
Jordan B. : sansamppsa1@hotmail.com

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Tuning: Drop D

Riff 1
e|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|--------------------|
D|-10-----7---------8-|
A|--8-----5---6-----6-|
D|------------6-------|


Riff 2 (slightly palm muted)
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-3-5-3-0-3-5-3-0-3-5-3-0-6-5-6-0-|
D|-3-5-3-0-3-5-3-0-3-5-3-0-6-5-6-0-|
"There is a cemetary..."


Play Riff 1 "Come to the Grave..."
Play Riff 2 "The Grave that comes alive..."


Riff 3
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|-5-----------5------------------|
D|-5-----7-----5-----7------------|
A|---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0---6-5~-|
D|-------------------------6------|
* * * * * * * *
"Bring your Book of Spells..."
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|-----5-----------5------------|
D|-----5-----7-----5------------|
A|-0-0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0---6-5~-|
D|-----------------------6------|
* * * * * * * *
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|-----5-----------5------------|
D|-----5-----7-----5------------|
A|-0-0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0---6-5~-|
D|-----------------------6------|
* * * * * * * *
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|-----5-----------5---------|
D|-----5-----7-----5---------|
A|-0-0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0---6-|
D|-----------------------6---|
* * * * * * * *


Play Riff 2 "sacrifice..."
"It's time to draw the circle..."
Play Riff 1 "Come to the Grave"
Play Riff 2 "Rise evil demon..."


Lead in to the next riff:
(Slight palm mutes except for last two chords)
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|------------------8--7-|
A|-3-5-3-0-3-5-3-0--6--5-|
D|-3-5-3-0-3-5-3-0-------|



Riff 4
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|-13p10----5h7----10p7----8p7----|
A|-------00-----00------00-----00-|
D|--------------------------------|
** ** ** **
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|-13p10----5h7----10p7----8~-|
A|-------00-----00------00----|
D|----------------------------|
** ** **
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|-13p10----5h7----10p7----8p7----|
A|-------00-----00------00-----00-|
D|--------------------------------|
** ** ** **
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|-13p10----5h7----10p7-------|
A|-------00-----00------00-8--|
D|-------------------------8--|
** ** **


Riff 5 (solo rhythm)
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------3---------------3-|
A|-000000000000-1--000000000000-1-|
D|--------------------------------|
************ ************
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|--------------7-----------6---|
A|-444444444444-5--44444444-4-6-|
D|----------------------------6-|
************ ********
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|--------------6---------------6-|
D|-555555555555-6--555555555555-6-|
************ ************



Riff 4a
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|-13p10----5h7----10p7----8p7----|
A|-------00-----00------00-----00-|
D|--------------------------------|
** ** ** **
"Is that you..."
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|-13p10----5h7----10p7-------|
A|-------00-----00------00-8--|
D|-------------------------8--|
** ** **
"...Baphomet?"
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|-13p10----5h7----10p7----8p7----|
A|-------00-----00------00-----00-|
D|--------------------------------|
** ** ** **
"The inverted..."
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|-13p10----5h7----10p7----8~-|
A|-------00-----00------00----|
D|----------------------------|
** ** **
"...star..."


Riff 6
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|------4----5----4---------4----5----4-|
D|------4----5----4----7----4----5----4-|
A|---------------------7----------------|
D|-4444---44---44---44---44---44---44---|
**** ** ** ** ** ** **
"We visit you at midnight..."
"We stay until the daytime..."


Play Riff 4a "Is that you... Baphomet"
"The inverted star..."
Play Riff 6 "We visit you at midnight..."
Use this for the ending to Riff 6
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------4----5----4---------4---------|
D|------4----5----4----7----4----5--4-|
A|---------------------7---------3--2-|
D|-4444---44---44---44---44---44------|
**** ** ** ** ** **
"We stay until the daytime..."


Play Riff 2 "There is a cemetary..."
Play Riff 1 "Come to the Grave..."
Play Riff 2 "The Grave that comes alive..."
Play Riff 3 "Bring your Book of Spells..."

Song fades out with Riff 2 and Riff 1 alternating.


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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