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Iron Maiden - Sea Of Madness Guitar Tab

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Song: Iron Maiden - Sea Of Madness
Author: Tony Ferrero (tony@netsector.com)
Type: Guitar
Album: Somewhere In Time
Track no: 3

Author Comments

\ indicates a slide (will have an "S" above it) or vibrato dive ~ vibrato shake (1/2 to 1 step unless stated) T Finger tap H Tap Harmonic

Copyright

This tab is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research.


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RIFF 1
-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|---
-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|---
-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|---
-----------P---7---H-----------P---7-|---H----------P----------------B--|---
----------7^5--7--4^7---7--7--7^4--7-|--4^7--7--7--7^3-----------H--5/--|---
-0---0-------------------------------|------------------0-0-0-0-5^7-----|---


RIFF 1 A
-------------------------------------|---------------------------|----------
-------------------------------------|---------------------------|----------
-------------------------------------|---------------------------|----------
-----------P-------H----------P----S-|----S----------------------|----------
----------7^5--7--4^7--7--7--7^4--7\-|---5^7--5------------B-P---|----------
-0---0--0----------------------------|-0---------7--6--5--3/^0---|----------


PRE-CHORUS
 Oh..                                my eyes...      can't believe...
---------------------|-------------|---------------|---------------|--------
---------------------|-------------|---------------|---------------|--------
---------------------|-------------|---------------|---------------|--------
-9--9-----9--------7-|9---9------9-|-9----9------7-|-7--10--10--9--|--------
-7--7-----7--------8-|8---8-----10-|10---10------8-|-8---8---8--7--|--------
-0-----0-----0--0----|--0---0-0----|---0-----0-0---|------------0--|--------
                                                                 
 Oh...                               my heart...     turn my back...
---------------------|-------------|---------------|---------------|--------
---------------------|-------------|---------------|---------------|--------
---------------------|-------------|---------------|---------2-----|--------
-9--9-----9--------7-|9---9------9-|-9----9------7-|--5------2-----|--------
-7--7-----7--------8-|8---8-----10-|10---10------8-|--7------0-----|--------
-0-----0-----0--0----|--0---0-0----|---0-----0-0---|------0--------|--------


CHORUS
1.Like the...           the dove             Fly so...          above
1.Like a river          will flow            on towards         we go
---------------------|---------------------|-------------------|-----------|
-------------------6-|--5-----------5----8-|--8---------8------|-----------|
--2----------2-----5-|--6-----------6----7-|--7---------7------|-9-9-9---9-|
--2--|-PM--|-2--PM-3-|--3--|-PM--|--3-PM-5-|--5-|--PM-|-5-PM-9-|-9-9-9---9-|
-----0-0-0-0----0----|-----0-0-0-0----0----|----0-0-0-0---0--7-|-7-7-7---7-|
---------------------|---------------------|-----------------0-|-------0-0-|

1.you see...        bring you...      sadness
2.you do            bring you...      sadness                  Out on the...
------------------|---------------------|---------P----------|----vibrato---
------------------|---------------------|-12----13^12--------|(12)\--bar----
-9--------9----10-|-10-------10------12-|----12--------12----|(12)\\---------
-9--------9----10-|-10--|PM|-10--PM--12-|-----------------12-|(12)\\--------
-7--|PM|--7-PM--8-|--8--8--8--8--8---10-|--------------------|-----\--------
----0--0----0-----|---------------------|--------------------|--------------


HARMONY INTERLUDE(Two guitars)
|---|----------------|------------------|-------------------|---------------
|---|----------------|------------------|-------------------|---------------
|---|----------------|------------------|--------H-P--------|---------------
|---|-----|--PM-|----|-------|-PM--|--4-|-(4)~--4^5^4--5----|--------------
|-2-|-2~--2--4--5--2-|-(2)~--2--4--5----|-----------------7-|---------------
|---|----------------|------------------|-------------------|---------------
|   |                |                  |                   |
|---|----------------|------------------|-------------------|---------------
|---|----------------|------------------|-------------------|---------------
|---|----------------|------------------|--------H-P--------|---------------
|---|-----|--PM-|----|-------|--PM-|--7-|-(7)~--7^9^7--9----|---------------
|-5-|-5~--5--7--9--5-|-(5)~--5--7--9----|-----------------10|---------------
|---|----------------|------------------|-------------------|---------------


|----------------------|-------------------|--------------------|-----------
|----------------------|-------------------|--------------------|-----------
|----------------------|-------------------|--------------------|-----------
|-----4----------------|-------|--PM-|-----|-------------4--4---|-----------
|-(7)---5--7--0--1--2~-|---2~--2--4--5--2~-|-(2)~--4--5---------|-----------
|----------------------|-------------------|--------------------|-----------
|                      |                   |                    |
|----------------------|-------------------|--------------------|-----------
|----------------------|-------------------|--------------------|-----------
|----------------------|-------------------|-------------7------|-----------
|-----7----------------|-------|--PM-|-----|-------------7------|-----------
|(10)---9-10--5--4--5~-|---5~--5--7--9--5~-|-(5)~--7--9--5------|-----------
|----------------------|-------------------|--------------------|-----------



|-------------------------AH-|----H-P----------------|----------------------
|-|---------PM----------|-6--|-(6)^7^6---------------|----------------------
|-4-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9----|----------7----------S-|----------------------
|----------------------------|-------------7~---(7)\-|----------------------
|----------------------------|-----------------------|----------------------
|----------------------------|-----------------------|----------------------
|                            |                       |
|----------------------------|-----------------------|----------------------
|----------------------------|-----------------------|----------------------
|-------7--------7------2----|-(2)---2------------4--|----------------------
|-------7--|PM|--7--PM--2----|-(2)---2------H-P---4--|----------------------
|-------5--5--5-----5---0----|-(0)---0--0--4^5^4--2--|----------------------
|----------------------------|-----------------------|----------------------




GUITAR SOLO
 B5                        A5 G5              A5   D5
|----H-P-----------P------------|--H-P-------------14-|---------------------
|---2^3^2---P-----3^2--4--2--4~-|-2^3^2----2~--S------|---------------------
|----------4^2--4---------------|--------4----4\------|---------------------
|-------------------------------|---------------------|---------------------
|-------------------------------|---------------------|---------------------
|-------------------------------|---------------------|---------------------

                                             A5
|---P--H--H--P--H--H--P--P--H--P-------------------|------------------------
|-15^14^15^17^14^15^17^15^14^15^14---P---14--------|-------P--P--S--H--P--H-
|----------------------------------16^14----16--14-|-12--16^14^12\11^12^11^-
|--------------------------------------------------|------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------|------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------|------------------------

            B5                                              A5     G5
|--------------|---------------------------------------------------------|--
|-H------------|---------------------------------------------------------|--
|-^12----------|--------------------------------------------11--------11-|--
|-----11~------|---P-------11--12----11--12--14--11--12--14----12--14----|--
|-----------12-|-14^12--14--------14-------------------------------------|--
|--------------|---------------------------------------------------------|--


                                A5  D5                     A5
|-------------------------------------|-17/~~--17--15--14--15-|-------------
|-----------------------------S---S---|---B-------------------|-------------
|-12----11--12--14--11--12--14/16~\---|-----------------------|-------------
|----14-----------------------------\-|-----------------------|-------------
|-------------------------------------|-----------------------|-------------
|-------------------------------------|-----------------------|-------------

    H  P                          C#5
|-14^15^14-------------BR---------BR-|--------------------------------------
|----------17----15--17/\---15--19/\-|--------------------------------------
|------------------------------------|--------------------------------------
|------------------------------------|--------------------------------------
|------------------------------------|--------------------------------------
|------------------------------------|--------------------------------------


INTERLUDE

|------------------------|------------------------|-------------------0-|---
|-19~~~~~~~~~~~~---------|--------------0---------|---------------------|---
|------------------------|----------------6----4--|-------4------4------|---
|------------------------|------------------6--4--|--4--4---4--4---4----|---
|------------------------|--0--0--0--0------------|---------------------|---
|------------------------|------------------------|---------------------|---
| RHYTHM GUITAR RIFF A   |                        |                     |
|---------------0--------|------------------------|---------------------|---
|-------------0---4------|------------------------|---------------------|---
|--6-----6--6-------4-4--|--------------4------4--|---------------4-----|---
|--6-----6------------6--|--------------6------4--|---------------------|---
|--4--4--4------------0--|--0--0--0--0--0-0-0--2--|--2--2-2-2--2--------|---
|------------------------|------------------------|---------------------|---


|(0)---0-------4-----|
|-4---------4--------|
|----4---------------|
|------------------0-|
|------------------4-|
|--------------------|
|                    |
|----0---------------|
|--------0-----------|
|(4)-----------4-----|
|------------------X-|
|------------------4-|
|--------------------|

END RHYTHM GUITAR RIFF A


CONTINUE RHYTHM GUITAR RIFF A

LEAD GUITAR
                                                         DIVE  DIVE
|-----------|--S---9-----11-|--~~~--12--------------|-------------------|
|-----------|--/9-----9-----|-----------12------12--|-(12)\-(12)\---S---|
|-----------|---------------|---------------11------|--------------9\7--|
|-----------|---------------|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------|---------------|-----------------------|-------------------|
|-----------|---------------|-----------------------|-------------------|

            Ooh                         Ooh                   Ooh
|---------------|-------------------------|---------------------|
|--P------------|------------H-P----------|----------H-P--------|
|-9^8---~~~~~~--|-(8)--9----8^9^8---------|---------8^9^8-------|
|---------------|------------------11-----|--9--11---------9----|
|---------------|----------------------11-|-------------------9-|
|---------------|-------------------------|---------------------|

                                          S
|-------|-----------------------H--H----14\-|
|-------|-------------H--H----14^16^17------|
|-------|---H--H----13^14^16----------------|
|-------|-13^14^16--------------------------|
|-(9)---|-----------------------------------|
|-------|-----------------------------------|

REPEAT RHYTHM GUITAR RIFF 1 & 1/2 TIMES:
It's madness/The sun don't shine on the sea of madness

B5 STRUM
There ain't no wind to fill your sails

REPEAT RHYTHM GUITAR RIFF 1 & 1/2 TIMES:
Madness/When all you can see can only bring you sadness

B5 STRUM
On towards the sea we go


REPEAT RIFF I (X4)

REPEAT VERSE I
REPEAT PRE-CHORUS
REPEAT CHORUS


CODA

                       |-RHYTHM GUITAR RIFF B------------------------
Out on the sea of madness
|-----D--D-------------|---------------------|----------------------|
|(12)-\--\----------10-|-10---------10-----6-|(6)--6---------6----8-|
|(12)-\--\----------9--|-9----------9------5-|(5)--5---------5----7-|
|(12)-\--\----------7--|-7----------7------3-|(3)--3---------3----5-|
|-------------------0--|----0-0-0-0-----0----|-------0-0-0-0----0---|
|----------------------|---------------------|----------------------|


----------------------------------------------| END RHYTHM GUITAR RIFF B
                                              
|-------------------------|------S------------|
|(9)--9-----------9-----6-|(6)--6/9--9-9---10-|
|(7)--7-----------7-----5-|(5)--5/7--7-7---9--|
|(5)--5-----------5-----3-|(3)--3/5--5-5---7--|
|--------0-0-0-0-----0----|-------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------|


REPEAT RHYTHM GUITAR RIFF B
LEAD GUITAR
                                                    Of madness
|--------------|-----------------|----------------|------------------|
|--B---TH--TH--|-------5---B-----|--------S-------|---------------B--|
|-7/9--12--10--|-~~~------7^9--5-|----7--5\4---S--|------S-S-P---7^9-|
|--------------|-----------------|------------5/7-|-~~~--\2/7^5------|
|--------------|-----------------|----------------|------------------|
|--------------|-----------------|----------------|------------------|

(hold bend)                                                          H  B
|--------------|--vibrato--|-------------------|-------B------B----17^19^20|
|--------T---T-|----B--P---|---P-H-P-----------|-----20^22--20^22----------|
|(9)----12--14-|--14/17^7--|(7)^5^7^5------P---|dive--------sharp----------|
|--------------|-----------|-----------7~~~^0--|-------------bend----------|
|--------------|-----------|-------------------|---------------------------|
|--------------|-----------|-------------------|---------------------------|

 R       B        B      B  R                    B  R
|^19---19^20--|-19^20--19^20^19----17-----17---19^20^19-|
|-------------|--------fast------------20-------fast----|
|-------------|------------slow--------------------slow-|
|-------------|-----------------------------------------|
|-------------|-----------------------------------------|
|-------------|-----------------------------------------|


|-19^17----17-----H--P--H---|-------------|-5--P----B----5---P----------|
|-------20----20~~^22^20^22-|----B--------|---8^5--8^10-----8^5---B-P---|
|---------------------------|---7^9-------|----------------------7^9^5--|
|---------------------------|-------------|-----------------------------|
|---------------------------|-------------|-----------------------------|
|---------------------------|-------------|-----------------------------|


|-------------------------|--------------------------|-------------|
|-------------------------|------------------B-------|P------------|
|-7--7--5-----------------|--------------5--7^9--7^9-|^5-----------|
|----------7---S--P-------|-----S--5--7--------------|----7~~~~----|
|-------------7\5~^3--5~~-|-3--5/7-------------------|-------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|-------------|

Copyright Tony Ferrero (tony@netsector.com)
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