Cold as Ice Tabs & Lyrics by King Diamond

Cold as Ice

guitar tabs lyrics

King Diamond

Album : Give Me Your Soul… PleasePlayStop



King Diamond: Cold As Ice

transcribed by: Rami Nuotio : midiamond@sci.fi
Russ Elton : webmaster@abysslord.com

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Date last modified: June 23, 2007

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Tuning: Standard


Riff 1
Guitar 1
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|-------------------------6--|
A|-------------------------5--|
E|-1-0-1--------1-0-1-0-------|
* * * * * * *
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------0-|
A|-----------------------------0-|
E|-1-0-1--------1-0-1-/5-4-1-0---|
* * * * * *
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|-------------------------6--|
A|-------------------------5--|
E|-1-0-1--------1-0-1-0-------|
* * * * * * *
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|
A|--------------7--6------------------|
E|-1-0-1-------------8----7--6-3----7-|
* * *
"Cold and wet..."
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|-22222222222222222222222222222222-|
********************************


Guitar 2
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|-3-2-3--------3-2-3-2----6--|
A|-3-2-3--------3-2-3-2----5--|
E|----------------------------|
* * * * * * *
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|--------------------2-1-------|
D|-3-2-3--------3-2-3-2-1-3-2-0-|
A|-3-2-3--------3-2-3-----3-2-0-|
E|------------------------------|
* * * * * *
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|-3-2-3--------3-2-3-2----6--|
A|-3-2-3--------3-2-3-2----5--|
E|----------------------------|
* * * * * * *
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-3-2-3--------9--8-5----9--8-5----4--|
A|-3-2-3--------7--6-3----7--6-3----2--|
E|-------------------------------------|
* * *
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|-22222222222222222222222222222222-|
********************************


Riff 2
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|-10------9------10----10------9------10---0-|
E|--0-0000-0-0000--0-00--0-0000-0-0000--0-0---|
**** **** ** **** **** * *
"Colder and..."
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|-7----10----9----7----12----10----9----10----|
A|-0-00--0-00-0-00-0-00--0-00--0-00-0-00--0----|
E|------------------------------------------00-|
** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
"The candle's burning..."
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|-10------9------10----10------9------10---0-|
E|--0-0000-0-0000--0-00--0-0000-0-0000--0-0---|
**** **** ** **** **** * *
"Darker and..."
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|-7----10----9----7----12----10----9----10----|
A|-0-00--0-00-0-00-0-00--0-00--0-00-0-00--0-00-|
E|---------------------------------------------|
** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
"The shadows..."

Riff 3
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-5\4--4--4-4----2/3-3-3--3-3-|
A|-3\2--2--2-2----2/3-3-3--3-3-|
E|-----------------------------|
"Cold as ice..."
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|-5\4--4--4-4----------------------|
A|-3\2--2--2-2-------------------10-|
E|----------------0000-2222-3333--8-|
**** **** ****
"Cold as ice..."


Play Riff 2 "Colder and..."
Play Riff 3 "Cold as ice..."


Riff 4
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|---7p5-7----7p5-7--2-3----7p5-7\-------3-2-|
E|-0--------0-------------0--------0-3-2-----|
"...I!"
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------0-------0--|
A|---7p5-7----7p5-7--2-3---2-------0----|
E|-0--------0------------3-----3-2------|
"My breath is..."
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|---7p5-7----7p5-7--2-3----7p5-7\-------3-2-|
E|-0--------0-------------0--------0-3-2-----|
"...time..."
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------0-------0-----|
A|---7p5-7----7p5-7--2-3---2-------0-------|
E|-0--------0------------3-----3-2------0--|
"...as if the..."
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|---------0-------0--2--|
A|-------2-------0----0--|
E|-0-2-3-----3-2---------|
"...shadows have..."


Riff 5
e|----------------1--1--1--|
B|----------------1--1--1--|
G|----------------^--^-----| ^ = quieter
D|-------------------------|
A|-2-2--2-2--2-2-----------|
E|-0-0--0-0--0-0-----------|
* * * * * *
"Cold as ice."
e|------------------3--|
B|------------------3--|
G|------------------^--| ^ = goes from quiet to loud
D|---------------------|
A|-2-2--2-2--2-2-2-----|
E|-0-0--0-0--0-0-0-----|
* * * * * * *
"So cold."

Play Riff 4 (Solo Rhythm)

Riff 6 (Solo Rhythm)
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|-22222222222222222222222222222222-|
********************************

Play Riff 2 Solo Rhythm
Play Riff 3 Solo Rhythm


Solo (La Rocque)
e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------12--|
G|-14b16---{14}{14}{14}{14}--14-14--14h16p14--------12--|
D|-------------------------------------------16~--------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|

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

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

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


Solo (Wead)
e|-22b24r23-(22)b24~~----15-14----------|
B|-----------------------------15-------|
G|--------------------------------14----|
D|-----------------------------------17-|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------|
B|-15-13-12-10-----------------------|
G|-------------12-11----11-----------|
D|-------------------12----12--------|
A|----------------------------12-12~-| Last note is held under
E|-----------------------------------| next part (new guitar comes in)

e|-------------------------------|
B|-8--7-------8-7----------------|
G|-------5~--------7~--5~--7--9--|
D|-------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|

e|-10b12~-------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------8-7-(7)b8--7---7h8p7----------------------|
G|-----------/9--------------9-------9-7------------------|
D|---------------------------------------9-7--------------|
A|-------------------------------------------10-9-7----7~-|
E|--------------------------------------------------10----|

e|-------------------------------|
B|-8--7-------8-7----------------|
G|-------5~--------7~--5~--7--9--|
D|-------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|

Harmony part:
Guitar 1
e|---------------------10-13----10-13-16----13----------------|
B|-12~--------------12-------12----------15-------15----------|
G|------------10-13----------------------------16----13-16----|
D|---------------------------------------------------------15-|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------7-12/14p11-------15-12-------20-17-------|
B|-12~----------8------------13----------12----------17----|
G|------------9-----------------14----------12----------17-|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
e|-10~----14~-------------13-16----13-16-19----16----------------|
B|---------------------15-------15----------18-------18----------|
G|---------------13-16----------------------------19----16-19----|
D|------------------------------------------------------------18-|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-10~----14~--------------|
B|---------------[silent]--|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-------------------------|
E|-------------------------|

End Solo


Play Riff 2 "Colder and colder..."
Play Riff 3 "Cold as ice..."
Play Riff 4 "...I!"
Play Riff 5 "Cold as ice..."

Ending:
e|----------------1--1-|
B|----------------1--1-|
G|----------------^--^-| ^ = quiet, then delay effect
D|---------------------|
A|-2-2--2-2--2-2-------|
E|-0-0--0-0--0-0-------|
* * * * * *
"...so cold."

Notation:

10^ = bend a quarter step.
10b11 = bend a half step.
10b12 = bend a full step.
10b12r10 = bend and release.
[10]12 = pre-bend.
[10]12r10 = pre-bend and release.
{14} = pick the 14th fret while holding the most
previous bend.
= touch the string above the 17th fret while
previous note(s) is(are) still ringing.

10b13* = tremolo bar bend, from the 10th fret to the 13th fret.
7d4* = tremolo bar dive, from the 7th fret to the 4th fret.
12~* = tremolo bar vibrato.

x = mute with fret-hand
* = palm mute
X\\ = pick slide
h = hammer-on
p = pull-off
~ = vibrato
t = finger tap
/ = slide up
\ = slide down
h. = natural harmonics
a = artificial harmonics
(9) = ghost note
tm = trem picking
tr = trill

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