The Afterlife Tabs & Lyrics by Mercyful Fate

The Afterlife

guitar tabs lyrics

Mercyful Fate

Album : Time heavy metal PlayStop



Mercyful Fate: The Afterlife

transcribed by: Russ Elton : webmaster@abysslord.com
edited by: Langus : tlange@promail.pl
Rami Nuotio : rami.nuotio@nic.fi

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Date last modified: October 25, 2003

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Tuning: Standard


Riff 1 (Clean)
e|-1----1------5-----3-----1---|
B|-3------3------3-----3-----3-|
G|-2--------2------2-----2-----|
D|-0---------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|

e|-1----1------3-----1-----0---|
B|-3------3------3-----3-----3-|
G|-2--------2------2-----2-----|
D|-0---------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|


Riff 2 (clean) x4
e|----0----------------|
B|------3-----------2--|
G|--------0-------0----|
D|----------2---2------|
A|------------0--------|
E|-0-------------------|


Intro solo
e|-12-13-15^^--15^r-13-12-13-12-----------|
B|-----------------------------15-14-15~\-|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|-14-15----------------------------------------|
G|-------15--14-12----------------------12-14~--|
D|-----------------15-14-12-11-12-14-15---------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

e|-12^-12~-12^r-10-12-10h12p10-------------------------|
B|-----------------------------13-11-10----------------|
G|--------------------------------------12-10-9--------|
D|----------------------------------------------12-11~-|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------10----11-10-13-11-10----------------|
G|-------9----10-9-12-10----12----------------12-10-9--------|
D|-12-11---12-----------------------------------------12-12~-|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|

End Solo



Riff 3 (Clean)
e|-1---------1--------5-----3-----1---|
B|-------3-----3--------3-----3-----3-|
G|-----2---2-----2--------2-----2-----|
D|---0-------------0------------------|
A|------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|
"Why am I here..."
e|---------1--------3-----1-----0---|
B|-----3-----3--------3-----3-----3-|
G|---2---2-----2--------2-----2-----|
D|-0-------------0------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|
"In a quiet mortuary..."
e|---------1--------5-----3-----1---|
B|-----3-----3--------3-----3-----3-|
G|---2---2-----2--------2-----2-----|
D|-0-------------0------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|
"A lady and a..."
e|---------1--------3-----1-----0---|
B|-----3-----3--------3-----3-----3-|
G|---2---2-----2--------2-----2-----|
D|-0-------------0------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|
"Flowers in..."


Riff 4 (Clean) x4
e|----0---------------0--|
B|------3-----------3----|
G|--------0-------3------|
D|----------2---3--------|
A|------------1----------|
E|-0---------------------|
"Nobody sees me..."


Riff 3a (Clean)
e|---------1--------5-----3-----1---|
B|-----3-----3--------3-----3-----3-|
G|---2---2-----2--------2-----2-----|
D|-0-------------0------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|
"Why am I here..."
e|---------1--------3-----1-----0---|
B|-----3-----3--------3-----3-----3-|
G|---2---2-----2--------2-----2-----|
D|-0-------------0------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|
"In a quiet mortuary..."
e|---------1--------5-----3-----1---|
B|-----3-----3--------3-----3-----3-|
G|---2---2-----2--------2-----2-----|
D|-0-------------0------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|
"Seems like I don't exist..."
e|---------1--------3-----1-----|
B|-----3-----3--------3-----3---|
G|---2---2-----2--------2-----2-|
D|-0-------------0--------------|
A|------------------------------|
E|------------------------------|
"Seems like no one..."
e|-----------1---------------|
B|---------1-----------------|
G|-------2---------0-----0---|
D|-0-2-3---------2-----0---3-|
A|-------------3-----2-------|
E|---------------------------|
"...can hear me as I..."



Riff 6 (Distortion)
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|---------------9----------------|
A|-10-9----9---9----8----8---7-10-|
E|--8-7----7-7------6----6-6------|
* * * *
"...scream!!!!!"


Riff 7
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|-7/9---------12--11-------7/9-|
A|-5/7---------10---9-------5/7-|
E|-----0-0-0-0--------0-0-0-----|
* * * * * * *
"I do not feel..."
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|-12--11---9-9------2-5---4-5-4tr5-|
A|-10---9---7-7----3-----5----------|
E|--------0-------------------------|
* * * * * *
"...used to be..."
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|-7/9---------12--11-------7/9-|
A|-5/7---------10---9-------5/7-|
E|-----0-0-0-0--------0-0-0-----|
* * * * * * *
"Could it really be..."
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------8-----|
G|-----------------9-7-------9~--|
D|-12--11---9-9--------9-8-5-----| --> Guitar 2 plays top notes
A|-10---9---7-7----7-5-------7~--|
E|--------0------------7-6-------|
*
"...see is me?"
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|-7/9---------12--11-------7/9-|
A|-5/7---------10---9-------5/7-|
E|-----0-0-0-0--------0-0-0-----|
* * * * * * *
"You gotta tell me..."
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|-12--11---9-9------2-5---4-5-4tr5-|
A|-10---9---7-7----3-----5----------|
E|--------0-------------------------|
* * * * * *
"...never stay..."
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|-7/9---------12--11-------7/9-|
A|-5/7---------10---9-------5/7-|
E|-----0-0-0-0--------0-0-0-----|
* * * * * * *
"Could it really be..."
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-12--11---9-9------4-5---2-5-----|
A|-10---9---7-7----5-----3-----2-0-|
E|--------0------------------------|
* * * * * * *
"...see is me..."


Riff 8
Guitar 1
e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-4--3----------------------4--6----------------------|
A|-2--1----------------------2--4----------------------|
E|-------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
"Does it really matter..."

Guitar 2
e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-4--3----------------------4--6----------------------|
A|-2--1--[let ring]----------2--4--[let ring]----------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|



Riff 1a (Clean)
e|-1----5-----3-----1----1----3-----1-----0---|
B|-3------3-----3-----3--3------3-----3-----3-|
G|-2--------2-----2------2--------2-----2-----|
D|-0---------------------0--------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|


Play Riff 3 "Why am I here..."
Play Riff 4 "Nobody sees me..."
Play Riff 5 "As I..."
Play Riff 6 "...scream!!!"
Play Riff 7 "Why do I feel..."
Play Riff 8 "Does it really matter..."


Riff 9 (Solo Rhythm)
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|---------2---7-6----------------------4-4-|
D|---------2---7-6----------------------4-4-|
A|-5-2-2-2-0-0-5-4--------2-5-2---2-5-0-2-2-|
E|--------------------2-5-------5-----------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * *


Riff 10 (Solo Rhythm)
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|-4~----6-7--------------5------|
E|------------5--4--2--0-------0-|

e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------3--4-|
A|-5-4-------------5-4-3-------------1--2-|
E|--------2-2----0----------2-2----0------|
* *

Play Riff 7 "Why do I feel..."
Play Riff 8 "Does it really matter..."
Play Riff 9 Solo Rhythm


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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