Song: Dance Of Death

Band: Iron Maiden
Composed By: Janick Gers, Steve Harris

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	               DANCE OF DEATH - Iron Maiden
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Artist: Iron Maiden
Song: Dance Of Death
Album: Dance Of Death
Tuning: Standard EADGBE
Tabbed by: 25Fret
Email: jkdmaster_5@hotmail.com

Comments: Great song from the new Maiden album!!
Sorry there's no solo for now (i was too lazy to transcribe it),but in a short
time I'll fix that..



    


 /  slide up
 \  slide down
 h  hammer-on
 p  pull-off
 ~  vibrato
/// strumming
 


Intro:
Clean:
E-------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------------------------------|
D---9-9----12-12-----7-7----5-5----5-5----7-7----9-9----9-9---|
A--7-7-7--9--9--9---5-5-5--3-3-3--3-3-3--5-5-5--7-7-7--7-7-7--|
E-------------------------------------------------------------|

E-----------------------------------------
B------7-8-10-8--------12-12-10-----------
G---9-----------9--------------12-11-9----
D-----------------------------------------
A-----------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------

E---------10-----------------------------------|
B---12--12--12-10--10------12-12-10------------|
G----------------12--12-------------12-11-9----|
D----------------------14----------------------|
A----------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------|



1 Verse:
                                                                 
E-------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------------------------------|
D--9-9-9--12-12-12--7-7-7--5-5-5--5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9-9--9-9-9--|
A--7-7-7--9--9--9---5-5-5--3-3-3--3-3-3--5-5-5--7-7-7--7-7-7--|
E-------------------------------------------------------------|

Fill:
E------------------|
B------------------|
G--7-5-4---4-5-4---|
D--------7---------|
A------------------|
E------------------|


2 Verse:
Acoustic guitar w/ Electric:             
Strum:///                   
E---------------------------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------------------------------|
G--9---12---7---------------------------9---12---7--------|
D--9---12---7---9---12--7---5---7---9---9---12---7--------|
A--7---9----5---7---9---5---3---5---7---7---9----5--------|
E---------------------------------------------------------|


Drums come in..
Strum:///
E-------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------|
G-9---12---7--5-5--7---9--12-7---9----------|
D-9---12---7--5-5--7---9--12-7---9----------|
A-7---9----5--3-3--5---7--9--5---7----------|
E-------------------------------------------|




Order:
1X Riff 1 (Acoustic)
2X Riff 2
2X Riff 1 (Distorted)
2X Riff 2

Acoustic guitar:

Riff 1
E-----------------------------------------------------------
B-----7h8p7-------------7h8p7--------------7h8p7------------
G--9--------9p7-9----9---------9p7-9----9---------9p7-9-----
D-----------------------------------------------------------
A-----------------------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------

E--------------------------------------|
B-------7-7-7--7-7-7-7h8p7-------------|
G-9-9-9---------------------9p7-7------|
D--------------------------------------|
A--------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------|


Riff 2
Distorted guitar w/keyboards:
E------------------------------------------------------------
B------7h8p7---7-8------10h12p10-----------------------------
G---9--------9--------12--------12p11-12--11-11-11p9----9-11-
D----------------------------------------------------12------
A------------------------------------------------------------
E------------------------------------------------------------

E-----------------------|
B---------7h8p7---------|
G----9-9-------9p7-9----|
D-----------------------|
A-----------------------|
E-----------------------|



Rhytme:                      End 1:                End 2:   (Little fill)
Solo and verse:
E------------------------|---------------------|---------|-----------|
B------------------------|---------------------|---------|--8~~--7~--|
G--9-11-12---14-7--11-9--|-9p7-----------------|---5-4---|-----------|
D--9-11-12---14-7--11-9--|----10p9-10-9-7------|---5-4---|-----------|
A--7-9--10---12-5--9--7--|----------------10---|---3-2---|-----------|
E------------------------|---------------------|---------|-----------|




Harmony:
E-------------------------------------------------
B-------------------------------------------------
G-------7-----------------------------------------
D---9----10-9--7-9--10-9--7----7----7-7/9---------
A---------------------------10---10---------------
E-------------------------------------------------

                                           End w/:
E----------------------------------------|---------|
B----------------------------------------|---------|
G-------7--------------------------------|--10-9---|
D---9----10-9-7-9-10--9-7---7------------|--10-9---|
A-------------------------10--10p9--7----|--8--7---|
E----------------------------------------|---------|



Outro:
E-----------------------
B-----------------------
G--7-9---12-9---7-9-----
D--7-9---12-9---7-9-----
A--5-7---10-7---5-7-----
E-----------------------

E-------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------------------------------|
D---9-9----12-12-----7-7----5-5----5-5----7-7----9-9----9-9---|
A--7-7-7--9--9--9---5-5-5--3-3-3--3-3-3--5-5-5--7-7-7--7-7-7--|
E-------------------------------------------------------------|


E------------------------------------------------------------
B-------8---------------7-8-10-8--------12-12-10-------------
G--7-9----9--7--9~~~~~9----------9--------------12-11-9------
D------------------------------------------------------------
A------------------------------------------------------------
E------------------------------------------------------------


E---------10------------------------------------|
B---12--12--12--10--10------12-12-10------------|
G-----------------12--12-------------12-11-9----|
D------------------------14---------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------|

End W/:
(quitely fading out...)
E-----------------|
B---------8-------|
G-------9-----9---|
D-----9-----9-----|
A---7-------------|
E-----------------|



Song order:

Intro
Verse 1
Verse 2
Riff 1
Riff 2
Riff 1
Riff 2
Rhytme verse
Riff 2
Solo (w/rythme)
Rythme verse
Harmony 2X
Outro
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View Just Lyrics...

Let me tell you a story to chill the bones
About a thing that I saw
One night wandering in the everglades
I'd one drink but no more

I was rambling, enjoying the bright moonlight
Gazing up at the stars
Not aware of a presence so near to me
Watching my every move

Feeling scared and I fell to my knees
As something rushed me from the trees
Took me to an unholy place
And that is where I fell from grace

Then they summoned me over to join in with them
To the dance of the dead
Into the circle of fire I followed them
Into the middle I was led

As if time had stopped still I was numb with fear
But still I wanted to go
And the blaze of the fire did no hurt upon me
As I walked onto the coals

And I felt I was in a trance
And my spirit was lifted from me
And if only someone had the chance
To witness what happened to me

And I danced and I pranced and I sang with them
All had death in their eyes
Lifeless figures they were undead all of them
They had ascended from hell

As I danced with the dead
My free spirit was laughing and howling down at me
Below my undead body
Just danced the circle of dead

Until the time came to reunite us both
My spirit came back down to me
I didn't know if I was alive or dead
As the others all joined in with me

By luck then a skirmish started
And took the attention away from me
When they took their gaze from me
Was the moment that I fled

I ran like hell faster than the wind
But behind I did not glance
One thing that I did not dare
Was to look just straight ahead

When you know that your time has come around
You know you'll be prepared for it
Say your last goodbyes to everyone
Drink and say a prayer for it

When you're lying in your sleep, when you're lying in your bed
And you wake from your dreams to go dancing with the dead
When you're lying in your sleep, when you're lying in your bed
And you wake from your dreams to go dancing with the dead

To this day I guess I'll never know
Just why they let me go
But I'll never go dancing no more
'Til I dance with the dead

View Albums that This Song Appears On...

  • Dance of Death

    Genre: Pop/Rock Label: EMI Digital / Parlophone Song Duration on Album: 8:37 Album Duration: 01:07:58

    Release Date: September 9, 2003

    Moods: Aggressive, Dramatic, Fiery, Intense, Ominous, Passionate, Provocative, Rebellious, Volatile, Malevolent, Menacing, Raucous, Theatrical, Rousing, Visceral, Eerie, Energetic

    Styles: New Wave of British Heavy Metal, British Metal, Heavy Metal, Hard Rock, Progressive Metal

    Themes: Victory, Late Night, Halloween, Guys Night Out, Introspection

  • Rainmaker

    Genre: Pop/Rock Label: EMI Music Distribution Song Duration on Album: 8:40 Album Duration: 17:10

    Release Date: February 24, 2004

    Moods: Dramatic, Theatrical, Fiery, Fun, Intense, Ominous, Passionate, Provocative, Raucous, Rebellious, Volatile, Aggressive, Malevolent, Rousing, Menacing, Visceral, Eerie

    Styles: British Metal, Heavy Metal, New Wave of British Heavy Metal

    Themes: Victory, Late Night, Halloween, Guys Night Out

  • Death on the Road [DVD]

    Label: Sanctuary

    Release Date: August 30, 2005

    Moods: Aggressive, Fiery, Menacing, Ominous, Passionate, Provocative, Visceral, Volatile, Intense, Malevolent, Rousing, Dramatic, Raucous

    Styles: British Metal, Heavy Metal

    Themes: Victory, Late Night, Halloween, Guys Night Out

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