The Hunter (ver3) Tab - Iced Earth




Tuning: Eb

Riff 1
Guitar 1 (Clean)                              x2
eb|--------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------------|
Ab|---7-8-7--5--8-7-8-7------7-8-7--5--8-7-8-7-|
Eb|-0----------------------0-------------------|

eb|---------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------12--------------------10--------------|
Db|----12----12----12---12---10----10---10---10-|
Ab|-10----------10----10---8----------8----8----|
Eb|---------------------------------------------|


Riff 1a (Clean)
Guitar 1
eb|--------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------------|
Ab|---7-8-7--5--8-7-8-7------7-8-7--5--8-7-8-7-|
Eb|-0----------------------0-------------------|

eb|---------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------12--------------------10--------------|
Db|----12----12----12---12---10----10---10---10-|
Ab|-10----------10----10---8----------8----8----|
Eb|---------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2                      x2
eb|----------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------|
Db|----------------------------|
Ab|---10-12-10--9--12-10-12-10-|
Eb|-0--------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------15----------------------13----------------|
Gb|----14----14----14----14----12----12----12----12-|
Db|-12----------12----12----10----------10----10----|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------|


Riff 2 (Distortion)
Guitar 1
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------|
Ab|------7-7-55-5-55-5------7-7-33-3-33-3-|
Eb|-0-00---------------0-00---------------|
      **     **   **     **     **   **   
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------------|
Ab|------7-7-55-5-55-5-3-33-3-33-3-33-3/5-|
Eb|-0-00----------------------------------|
      **     **   **     **   **   **

Guitar 2
eb|-------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------|
Ab|------10-10----9----9------10-10----7----7-|
Eb|-0-00-------00---00---0-00-------00---00---|
      **       **   **     **       **   **   
eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------|
Ab|------10-10----9----9-7-77-7-77-7-77-7/9-|
Eb|-0-00-------00---00----------------------|
      **       **   **     **   **   **


Riff 3
Guitar 1
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|------9-9----7----7------9-9----4----4-|
Ab|-2----7-7-55-5-55-5-2----7-7-22-2-22-2-|
Eb|-0-00---------------0-00---------------|
      **     **   **     **     **   **    
eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------------|
Db|------9-9----7----7---5----5----5----5/7-|
Ab|-2----7-7-55-5-55-5p0-3-33-3-33-3-33-3/5-|
Eb|-0-00------------------------------------|
      **     **   **       **   **   **

Guitar 2
eb|------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------|
Db|----/12-10--9--7-7h9-9~-------9-7---------------|
Ab|-7-------------------------7-------10--9-9p7-7~-|
Eb|------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 3 (Comes in the 2nd time)
eb|----------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------|
Gb|----/10-9--7--5-5h7-7~-------7-5--------------|
Db|-5------------------------5-------9--7-7p5-5~-|
Ab|----------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------|



Riff 4
eb|--------------------|
Bb|--------------------|
Gb|--------------------|
Db|--------------------|
Ab|-2----2------2----3-|
Eb|-0-00-0-0000-0-00-1-|
      **   ****   **
   "A force of light..."

Play Riff 3
Play Riff 4   "Heaven sent the hunter..."


Riff 3a
Guitar 1
eb|---------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------|
Db|------9-9----7----7------9-9----4----4-|
Ab|-2----7-7-55-5----5-2----7-7-22-2----2-|
Eb|-0-00---------------0-00---------------|
      **     **          **     **        
   "Descending from heaven..."
eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|------9-9----7----5-----5----5----5/7-|
Ab|-2----7-7-55-5-55-3--33-3-33-3-33-3/5-|
Eb|-0-00---------------------------------|
      **     **   **    **   **   **

Guitar 2
eb|------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------|
Db|----/12-10--9--7-7h9-9~-------9-7---------------|
Ab|-7-------------------------7-------10--9-9p7-7~-|
Eb|------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 3 (Comes in the 2nd time)
eb|----------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------|
Gb|----/10-9--7--5-5h7-7~-------7-5--------------|
Db|-5------------------------5-------9--7-7p5-5~-|
Ab|----------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------|



Riff 5
eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------|
Ab|-2----8-7----5----8-7-8-7~--2----3-3-|
Eb|-0-00-----00---00------------0-00-1-1-|
      ** a a **   ** a a a a      **


Riff 5a
Guitar 1
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------|
Ab|-2----8-7----5----8-7-8-7--2----3-3-|
Eb|-0-00-----00---00-----------0-00-1-1-|
      **     **   **             **
Guitar 2
eb|--------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------------|
Ab|-2----15-14----12----15-14-15-14--2----3-3-|
Eb|-0-00-------00----00---------------0-00-1-1-|
      **       **    **                 **

Ending to Riff 5a (Both guitars)
eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|-12------12----------12------12-|
Ab|-10-1010-10-10101010-10-1010-10-|
Eb|--------------------------------|
        * *     * * * *     * *
eb|------------------------|
Bb|------------------------|
Gb|------------------------|
Db|-10----10------10----10-|
Ab|--8-88--8-8888--8-88--8-|
Eb|------------------------|
       **    ****    **

Two guitar fills during above riff:
#1
eb|-10-----{10}{10}-13b15~--(15)r13-|
Bb|-13b15---------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|

eb|--8-----{8}{8}--11b13~-|
Bb|-11b13-----------------|
Gb|-----------------------|
Db|-----------------------|
Ab|-----------------------|
Eb|-----------------------|

#2
eb|-10-----{10}{10}-13b15~--(15)r13-|
Bb|-13b15---------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|

eb|--8-----{8}{8}--11b13~--(13)r11-|
Bb|-11b13--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------|

eb|-12----12-----12--12--12-----12----|
Bb|-15b17-15b17--15--15--15b17--15b17-|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------|

End guitar fills


Play Riff 4   "She swore an oath..."
Play Riff 3a  "Descending from heaven..."
Play Riff 4

Ending:
eb|--------|
Bb|--------|
Gb|--------|
Db|--------|
Ab|-2----2-|
Eb|-0-00-0-|
      **

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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