The Poltergeist Tabs & Lyrics by King Diamond

The Poltergeist

guitar tabs lyrics

King Diamond

Album : The Spider’s LullabyePlayStop



King Diamond: The Poltergeist

transcribed by: LANGUS : [email protected]
edited by: Russ Elton : [email protected]
solos by: Guillaume Vallée : [email protected]
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Date last modified: December 31, 2004

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Tuning: Standard

Riff 1
Guitar 1 x2
e|-----------------------------------------------|-----|
B|-----------------------------------------------|-----|
G|-----------------------------------------------|-----|
D|-----------------------------------------------|-----|
A|-2---------------------------------5--4-----1--|--2--|
E|---------2--3-------3--2--0--------------------|-----|
"Some would say..."

Guitar 2 x2
e|-----------------------------------------------|-----|
B|-----------------------------------------------|-----|
G|-----------------------------------------------|-----|
D|---------4--5-------5--4--2--------5--4--------|-----|
A|-2------------------------------------------4--|--2--|
E|-----------------------------------------------|-----|



Riff 2
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------10-10-|
A|--------------------8--8-|
E|--0--------0-------------|
"Speak to me..."
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------10-10-|
A|--------------------------8--8-|
E|--0--------0--[dive]-X\\-------|
"Speak to me...
e|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|--------------------|
D|----------10-10-----|
A|-----------8--8-----|
E|--0--------------0--|
"Speak to me..."


Riff 3
Guitar 1
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|------4------4----6------7------7----7-|
A|-2222-2-2222-2-22-4-5555-5-5555-5-55-5-|
E|---------------------------------------|
**** **** ** **** **** **
"I can always feel..."
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|------9------9----11--12--11--7-|
A|-7777-7-7777-7-77--9--10---9--5-|
E|--------------------------------|
**** **** **
"Creeping..."

Guitar 2
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|-4----------------6-7----------------7-|
A|-2----------------4-5----------------5-|
E|---------------------------------------|
"I can always feel..."
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|-9---------------11-----------|
A|-7----------------9--5--7--9\-|
E|------------------------------|
"Creeping..."



Riff 4 x2
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-4-4--4--4-4-2-4-4--4--4-4-2-|
A|-2-2--2--2-2-0-2-2--2--2-2-0-|
E|-----------------------------|
"The poltergeist..."
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-7/9-9--9--9-9-7-9-9--9--9-9-7-|
A|-5/7-7--7--7-7-5-7-7--7--7-7-5-|
E|-------------------------------|
"Could be a friend..."
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|-6-6--6--6-6-6-11-11--11--11-11---|
A|-4-4--4--4-4-4--9--9---9---9--9-0-|
E|----------------------------------|
"...a foe..." x2
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-4-4--4--4-4-2-4-4--4--4-4-2-|
A|-2-2--2--2-2-0-2-2--2--2-2-0-|
E|-----------------------------|
"The poltergeist..."
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-7/9-9--9--9-9-7-9-9--9--9-9-7-|
A|-5/7-7--7--7-7-5-7-7--7--7-7-5-|
E|-------------------------------|
"Could be a friend..."
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-6-6--6--6-6-6-11-11--11--11--11---|
A|-4-4--4--4-4-4--9--9---9---9---9-9-|
E|---------------------------------7-|
"...or a foe..." "Die, die..."


Play Riff 2 "Speak to me..."
Play Riff 3 Solo Rhythm (Play 2x)

Riff 3a (Solo Rhythm)
Guitar 1
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-4-4--4--4--6-7-7--7--7--|
A|-2-2--2--2--4-5-5--5--5--|
E|-------------------------|

e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|-9-9--9--9--11--12--11--7-|
A|-7-7--7--7---9--10---9--5-|
E|--------------------------|

Guitar 2
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-4----------6-7----------|
A|-2----------4-5----------|
E|-------------------------|

e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-9----------11-----------|
A|-7-----------9--5--7--9\-|
E|-------------------------|


Lead into next section:
e|-----|
B|-----|
G|-----|
D|--4--|
A|--2--|
E|-----|

Solos
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------~~~SLOWLY DIVE WITH TREMOLO BAR~~~----------15---15p14h15p14---|
G|-11\\\\\\\\\\\\\-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------\\\\\\\\\\\\\----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------\\\\\\\\\\\-----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------\\\\\\\\\\\\\----------------------|

e|-19--------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------12bf/r--12-11-----------------------6b½-6------|
D|------16~~~----------------9-7---9-7----------9-------9~~~-|
A|-------------------------------9-----9-7-------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------10-7--------------|

Solo 2 (Andy Laroque)
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-11-9h11p9---------11-------11-------------------------------------|
D|----------9-12---9----12-9----12-9--9--12---------12---------------|
A|----------------------------------12------9--7s/9-----7h9p7--7-----|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------10--7---|
(A.H) A.H.

e|------14--------14-------14------14----14----14----14----14-----|
B|-17bf-----17bf-----17bf-----17bf---17bf--17bf--17bf--17bf--17bf-|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

e-----14h19p14--14------22bf/r-22bf/r-19---x-x------------------|
B-17bf--------17--17bf---------------------x-x-10~~-------------|
G---------------------------------------------------11~~--------|
D--------------------------------------------------------12-9~~-|
A---------------------------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------------------------|

End Solos


Play Riff 2 "Speak to me..." [no pick slide]
Play Riff 3 "My guests can..."
Play Riff 4 "The poltergeist..."
Play Riff 2 "Speak to me..."


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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