From: C.W.G.M.Enders@kub.nl  (ENDERS C.W.G.M.)


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MOONCHILD - IRON MAIDEN
 
Em                  D
Seven deadly sins,  ...
Am                  Cmaj7          Em
seven holy paths to hell  ...
 
Em                     D
Seven downward slopes...
Am                     Cmaj7       D
seven are your ...
 
   E!
 
E--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------|--------------3-----3---------------|
G--------------------------------|------2---4p2---4p2---4p2-2h4-4p2---|
D--------------------------------|--2-----2---------------------------|
A--7-----------------------------|------------------------------------|
E--0-----------------------------|------------------------------------|
   [fade in with volume]           [let it sustain]
 
[riff 1]
                                            [repeat last measure]
E------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B---------------3-----3--------------|--------------------------------|
G-----4p2---4p2---4p2---4p2-2h4-4p2--|----------*-/-------------------|
D---2-----2--------------------------|-----------/--------------------|
A------------------------------------|----------/-*-------------------|
E------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
 
[end riff 1]
[Guitar 1 repeat riff 1, Guitar 2 play this riff]
   E!
E--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
D--9-----------------------------|------------------------------------|
A--7-----------------------------|------------------------------------|
E--0-----------------------------|------------------------------------|
 
   E!
E--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
D--9-----------------------------|------------------------------------|
A--7-----------------------------|------------------------------------|
E--0-----------------------------|------------------------------------|
 
[intro]
   E! B! D! A!
E--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
D--9-----7-----------------------|------------------------------------|
A--7--9--5--7--------------------|------------------------------------|
E-----7-----5--------------------|------------------------------------|
 
   B! G! A! E!
E--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
D-----------2--------------------|------------------------------------|
A--9--5--7--2--------------------|------------------------------------|
E--7--3--5--0--------------------|------------------------------------|
 
   E! B! D! A!
E--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
D--9-----7-----------------------|------------------------------------|
A--7--9--5--7--------------------|------------------------------------|
E-----7-----5--------------------|------------------------------------|
 
   B! G! A! Dadd9/F#
E-----------0--------------------|------------------------------------|
B-----------3--------------------|------------------------------------|
G-----------2--------------------|------------------------------------|
D-----------0--------------------|------------------------------------|
A--9--5--7--0--------------------|------------------------------------|
E--7--3--5--2--------------------|------------------------------------|
 
[end intro]
[repeat intro]
[guitar 1 keep playing riff 1]
                                            [repeat last measure]
E--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------|--------------*-/-------------------|
D--9-----9-----9-----9-----------|---------------/--------------------|
A--7-----7-----7-----7-----------|--------------/-*-------------------|
E--0-----0-----0-----0-----------|------------------------------------|
 
                                            [repeat last measure]
E--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------|--------------*-/-------------------|
D--9-----9-----9-----9-----------|---------------/--------------------|
A--7-----7-----7-----7-----------|--------------/-*-------------------|
E--0-----0-----0-----0-----------|------------------------------------|
 
E!           E!+5               D!              E! 
I am he, the bornless one ...
Babylon the  scarlet whore ...
 
[riff 2]
   E!                 E!+5              D!                 E!
E-------0----------|-------0---------|---------0--------|-----------0------
B----0-----0-------|----1-----0------|------------0-----|-------0----------
G------------------|-----------------|------2-----------|------------------
D--2---------------|--2--------------|--0---------------|--2---------------
A------------------|-----------------|------------------|------------------
E------------------|-----------------|------------------|------------------
 
   E!                 E!+5              D!                 C!       D!
E-------0----------|-------0---------|---------0--------|------------------
B----0-----0-------|----1-----0------|------------0-----|-------0---3------
G------------------|-----------------|------2-----------|-----------2------
D--2---------------|--2--------------|--0---------------|--3--------0------
A------------------|-----------------|------------------|------------------
E------------------|-----------------|------------------|------------------
[end riff 2]
 
E!                E!+5              D!               E! 
Don't you dare to save your son....
E!                       E!+5                   D!               
Be the mother of a birth ...
      C!       D!
Luci- fer's ....
 
[riff 3]
   E!                                   D!
E--0---------------|-----------------|--0-------------|--------------------
B-----0---3--------|-----------------|-----0---3------|--------------------
G-------------2----|--2^vp0----------|-------------2--|-2^vp0-----2p0------
D------------------|----------2------|----------------|--------2p0---2p0-2-
A------------------|-----------------|----------------|--------------------
E------------------|-----------------|----------------|--------------------
   C!                                   D!
E--0---------------|-----------------|--0-------------|--------------------
B-----0---3--------|-----------------|-----0---3------|--------------------
G-------------2----|--2^vp0----------|-------------2--|-2^vp0-----2p0------
D------------------|----------2------|----------------|--------2p0---2p0-2-
A------------------|-----------------|----------------|--------------------
E------------------|-----------------|----------------|--------------------
 
[end riff 3]
E!                   D!
Moonchild   hear the ...
C!                   D!
Moonchild   open the ...
 
E!                   E!+5             D!                 E! 
I count the heads of those unborn the ...
If you die           by your own hand ...
 
[Play riff 2]
E!              E!+5              D!                 E! 
And if you try  to save your ...
E!                     E!+5           
With every second  and ...
       D!                         C!       D!
You'll be so alone ...
 
[Play riff 3]
E!                   D!
Moonchild   hear the ...
C!                   D!
Moonchild   open t...
 
[riff 4]
E------------------|-----------------|------------------|------------------
B------------------|-----------------|------------------|------------------
G--4---------------|---5-------------|----------2-------|---------4--------
D--4---------------|---5-------------|------4-----------|-----4------------
A--2---------------|---3-------------|---2--------------|--2---------------
E------------------|-----------------|------------------|------------------
 
 
the    
[repeat 2 times riff 4 ]
B!                C!       B!    Bm7             B!
twins they are ex-...
B!        C!               A!                    B!
Gemini is rising ...
B!           B!+5          A!(bass B)            B!
Seven angels seven ...
Gabriel lies sleeping ...
 
[solo]
   A!
E--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
D--------------------------------|--10p9------9-----------------------|
A--12^14v12---9~~~~~~------------|-------12-----12-10---9-----\-------|
E--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
 
E----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
B----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
G------------------------------2---|--4p2-5p4-7^v-p-5--7--\-----------|
D------------------2---3-2-5-3---5-|----------------------------------|
A------2---3-2-5-3---5-------------|----------------------------------|
E--5-3---5-------------------------|----------------------------------|
 
 
E--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B---20^22-----v20----17~~~~------|--18p17------17---------------------|
G--------------------------------|--------19------19p17---16~~~~~-----|
D--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
A--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
 
E----------------------------------------|----------------------------|
B----------------------------------10----|-12p10-13p12-15p13-15^-15^--|
G-----------------------9----12p10----12-|----------------------------|
D-------9----10p9-12p10---12-------------|----------------------------|
A-12p10---12-----------------------------|----------------------------|
E----------------------------------------|----------------------------|
 
[riff 5]
   E!      B!      A#!              G!   E!
E--12----------------------------|-------------0----------------------|
B--15^17---12------11------------|-------------0----------------------|
G----------14^16---13^-----------|--12--------------------------------|
D--------------------------------|-------14---------------------------|
A--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
 
   E!      B!      A#!              G!   E!    [push tremelo down]
E--12----------------------------|------------------------------------|
B--15^17---12------11------------|-------------15vvvvv----------------|
G----------14^16---13^-----------|--12---------14vvvvv----------------|
D--------------------------------|-------14---------------------------|
A--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
 
[end riff 5]
[repeat riff 5]
[fast solo]
 A!
 S  P h  p S  P h  p S  P h  p S  P h  p S  P h  p S  P h  p S  P h  p 
E------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-12-9-10-9-12-9-10-9-12-9-10-9-12-9-10-9-12-9-10-9-12-9-10-9-12-9-10-9-
                                                          ----12-9-10-9--|
D------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
 S  P h p S  P h p S  P h p S  P h p S  P h p S  P h p S  P h p S  P h p
E------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-12-7-9-7-12-7-9-7-12-7-9-7-12-7-9-7-12-7-9-7-12-7-9-7-12-7-9-7-12-7-9-7|
D------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
 S  P h p S  P h p S  P h p S  P h p S  P h p S  P h p S  P h p S  P h p
E------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-12-5-7-5-12-5-7-5-12-5-7-5-12-5-7-5-12-5-7-5-12-5-7-5-12-5-7-5-12-5-7-5|
D------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
 S  P h p S  P h p S  P h p S  P h p S  P h p S  P h p S  P h p         
E------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-12-4-5-4-12-4-5-4-12-4-5-4-12-4-5-4-12-4-5-4-12-4-5-4-12-4-5-4---------|
D------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
 
E---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B---12--12--13--13--15--15--12--12--13--13--15--15--13--13--15--15----|
G---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
                                                                _______
E---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B---17--17--15--15--17--17--18--18--17-17--18--18--20-------18^20-----|
G---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
_______________
E--------------------------------|-------------------------------------
B---20---20----v18-----18h20p18--|-\17h18p17-20p18p17-17h18p17---------
G--------------------------------|-----------------------------19p17---
D--------------------------------|-------------------------------------
A--------------------------------|-------------------------------------
E--------------------------------|-------------------------------------
 
                                    One  more     ...
                                    B!     ________
E--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B-----------18p17----------------|-------18^19vvvvvv18----------------|
G-16h17-19---------19p17---------|--16--------------------------------|
D--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
A--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
 
B!               C!                 B!   Bm7             B!
One more dies    one more ...
B!               C!                 A!                   B!
For all the sins you'll commit  ....
B!               B!+5               A!(bass B)           B!
A web of fear    shall be your ...
A lucky escape   for you young man  ...
 
 
 
[Play riff 3]
E!                       D!
Moonchild       hear the ...
C!                       D!
Moonchild       open the ...
 
[Play riff 3]
E!                       D!
Moonchild you'll ...
C!                       D!
Moonchild        take my ...
 
[guitar 1 play riff 1, guitar 2 next riff]
  (END)                                     [repeat last measure]
E--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------|--------------*-/-------------------|
D--9-----9-----9-----9-----------|---------------/--------------------|
A--7-----7-----7-----7-----------|--------------/-*-------------------|
E--0-----0-----0-----0-----------|------------------------------------|
 
[repeat last to measures 4 times and end at then at END]
 
CHORDS
   Em  D  Am  Cmaj7  E!  B!  D!  A!  G!  E!+5  C!  Bm7  B!+5  A#!
E--0---2--0---0------------------------------------2-------------------
B--0---3--1---0------------------------------------3----0--------------
G--0---2--2---0------9---4---7-----------------5---2----0-----3--------
D--2---0--2---2------9---4---7---7---5---10----5---4----5-----3--------
A--2------0---3------7---2---5---7---5---7-----3---2----2-----1--------
E--0-----------------0-----------5---3---0-----------------------------
 
 
 
/ = slide up
\ = slide down
^ = bend up
v = release bend down
h = hammer on
p = pull off
S = hammer on string with plectrum
P = pull off plectrum from string
~ = vibrate
_ = hold the bend
_3_ = play as triplets
E!  = E(no 3rd)
 
Song taken from the album Seventh Son of a Seventh Son.
Tab arranged by Rick Cardinalli.
Tab taken from the song book published by WISE PUBLICATIONS
U.K. ISBN : 0.7119.1622.5



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