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King Diamond: The Accusation Chair
(THEM)
Copyright (c)  (Roadrunner Records) (1988)

transcribed by:  Langus          :  tlange@polbox.com
     edited by:  Russ Elton      :  webmaster@abysslord.com
                 Mika Ristiranta :  m_ristiranta@hotmail.com
                 Jordan B.       :  sansamppsa1@hotmail.com

FIND EVERY MERCYFUL FATE/KING DIAMOND SONG AND
THE MOST UPDATED VERSION OF THIS SONG AT:

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Date last modified:  December 20, 2004

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Tuning: Standard

Riff 1
Guitar 1
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|----5-4---------5-4--5-4------5-4------|
A|--------6----------------6--------6\---|
E|-0---------0-0-------------0---------0-|
             * *

Guitar 2
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------|
A|----7-6---------7-6--7-6------7-6------|
E|-0------8--0-0-----------8-0------8\-0-|
             * *

Riff 1a
Guitar 1
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|----5-4---------5-4--5-4------5-4------|
A|--------6----------------6--------6\---|
E|-0---------0-0-------------0---------0-|
             * *
Guitar 2
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|----9-8---------9-8---9-8--------9-8------|
A|-------10-----------------10--------10\---|
E|-0---------0-0---------------0----------0-|
             * *


Riff 2
Guitar 1
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------6-7-6---6-7-6---6-7-6-----------6-7-6---6-7-6---6-|
E|-0-5-7-------8-------8-------8-7-5-7-8-------8-------8---|
   * * *       *       *       * * * * *       *       *
e|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------6-7-6---6-7-6---6-7-6-----------6-7-6---6-7-6---|
E|-0-5-7-------8-------8-------8-7-5-7-8-------8-------0-|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Guitar 2
e|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------8-9-8---8-9-8---8-9-8------------8-9-8---8-9-8---8-|
A|------------10------10------10-9-7-9-10------10------10---|
E|-0-5-7----------------------------------------------------|
   * * *       *       *       * * * *  *       *       *
e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------8-9-8---8-9-8---8-9-8------------8-9-8---8-9-8---|
A|------------10------10------10-9-7-9-10------10---------|
E|-0-5-7------------------------------------------------0-|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *  * * * * * * * * *


Riff 3
e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|-10-----9--10-9-7-10-----9--10-9---8----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
A|--8-----7---8-7-5--8-----7---8-7---6----5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
E|----0-0--------------0-0---------0----------------------|
      * *              * *         *      * * * * * * * *
   "I kind of knew..."
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------5---8---7--|
D|-10-----9--10-9-7-10-----9--10-9---8---------------|
A|--8-----7---8-7-5--8-----7---8-7---6----3---6---5--|
E|----0-0--------------0-0---------0-----------------|
      * *              * *         *
   "...sick smile, she told..."
e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|-10-----9--10-9-7-10-----9--10-9---8----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
A|--8-----7---8-7-5--8-----7---8-7---6----5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
E|----0-0--------------0-0---------0----------------------|
      * *              * *         *      * * * * * * * *
   "Her eyes went hard..."
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-10-----9--10-9-7-10-----9--10-9---|
A|--8-----7---8-7-5--8-----7---8-7---|
E|----0-0--------------0-0---------0-|
      * *              * *         *
   "...convinced her, that I was..."


Riff 4
Guitar 1
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-8-----------------7-----------------------|
A|-6---------3-------5--------5-6--5----8--7-|
E|-----3-5-6----6-5-------6-8--------8--6--5-|
       * * *              * * *
  "...fine..."
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|---------------7-----------------------|
A|-------3-------5--------5-6--5----8--7-|
E|-3-5-6----6-5-------6-8--------8--6--5-|
   * * *              * * *
   "...seeing the look in her eyes..."

Guitar 2
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------7-5~-|
D|-8-----------------------------5------------|
A|-6-------5-6--5----8~----5-6-8----8-6-------|
E|-----6-8--------8---------------------------|
       * * *               * * *
  "...fine..."
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------7-5~-|
D|---------------------------5------------|
A|-----5-6--5----8~----5-6-8----8-6-------|
E|-6-8--------8---------------------------|
   * * *               * * *


Riff 3a
e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|-10-----9--10-9-7-10-----9--10-9---8----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
A|--8-----7---8-7-5--8-----7---8-7---6----5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
E|----0-0--------------0-0---------0----------------------|
      * *              * *         *      * * * * * * * *
   "She believed everything..."
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-10-----9--10-9-7-10-----9--10-9---|
A|--8-----7---8-7-5--8-----7---8-7---|
E|----0-0--------------0-0---------0-|
      * *              * *         *
   "...and then she asked me..."


Play Riff 4   "...outside..."

Riff 2a
Guitar 1
e|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------6-7-6---6-7-6---6-7-6-----------6-7-6---6-7-6---|
E|-0-5-7-------8-------8-------8-7-5-7-8-------8-------8-|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Guitar 2
e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------8-9-8---8-9-8---8-9-8------------8-9-8---8-9-8---|
A|------------10------10------10-9-7-9-10------10------10-|
E|-0-5-7--------------------------------------------------|
   * * *       *       *       * * * *  *       *       *


Play Riff 3   "There she was..."
Play Riff 4   "...escape..."


Riff 5
Guitar 1      x4
e|-------------|----------|
B|-------------|----------|
G|-------------|----------|
D|-------------|----------|
A|-7-----6-----|-7----6-6-|
E|-5-----4-----|-5----4-4-|

Guitar 2
e|-------------------------|
B|----11-10----10-11-10----|
G|-10-------11----------11-|
D|-------------------------|
A|-------------------------|
E|-------------------------|


Riff 6
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------0--|
D|---------------------------------------------2----|
A|-----------------------------------------2-3------|
E|-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0----------|
   * * * * *  * * * * * * *  * * * * * * *
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------2-3-2-3-|
A|-----------------------------------------2-3-2-3-|
E|-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------|
   * * * * *  * * * * * * *  * * * * * * * * * *


Riff 7 (Solo Rhythm)                x2
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|----------3---2--------------3---2-|
E|-2222-2-2---2----5--2222-2-2---2---|
   **** * *   *       **** * *   *
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|----------6---5--------------6---5-|
E|-5555-5-5---5----8--5555-5-5---5---|
   **** * *   *       **** * *   *
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|----------3---2--------------3---2-|
E|-2222-2-2---2----5--2222-2-2---2---|
   **** * *   *       **** * *   *
e|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|----------------------|
D|----------------------|
A|----------------------|
E|-3333-3-33--5555-5-55-|
   **** * **  **** * **
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|----------3---2--------------3---2-|
E|-2222-2-2---2----5--2222-2-2---2---|
   **** * *   *       **** * *   *
e|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|----------------------|
D|----------------------|
A|----------------------|
E|-3333-3-33--5555-5-55-|
   **** * **  **** * **


Riff 8 (Solo Rhythm)
e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|-4--4-6-7-6--2----9----4--4-6-7-6------5--------7---|
A|-2--2-4-5-4--0----7----2--2-4-5-4----5---5----7---7-|
E|------------------7----------------3--------5-------|
      * * *                 * * *


Riff 9
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|--------2~----------2-3-2-0---0-|
E|-0-3--0-----0-3--0----------3---|
   *    *     *    *  * * * * *
  "Nowhere to hide..."
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|--------2~----------2-3-2-0---0-|
E|-0-3--0-----0-3--0----------3---|
   *    *     *    *  * * * * *
  "Grandma had died..."

e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|-2--------1----------|
A|-3--------2----2-0---|
E|-------------------3-|
  "Alone in the night..."



Riff 10
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|-------------8----------------8-|
A|-------------7----------------7-|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
   * * * * * *    * * * * * * *
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|----------------------0----0---|
D|-------------8------4----4---4-|
A|-------------7--0-5----5-------|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-------------------|
   * * * * * *
               "But I just ran away..."

Play Riff 9   "Into the woods..."
Play Riff 10

Ending:
e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-----------------|
D|---------------8-|
A|---------------7-|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
   * * * * * * *
  "...time."


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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