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/ KISS / Asylum (1985) / King Of The Mountain guitar tab

KING OF THE MOUNTAIN (from the KISS-LP "ASYLUM")
--------------------

transcribed by Peter Bibo

E Tuning

Key:
/    = slide up
\    = slide down
b    = bend (whole step)
b^   = bend (1/2 step)
b^^  = bend (1 1/2 steps)
pb   = pre-bend
r    = release-bend
r^   = release-bend half-step
t^   = tap with righthand finger
h^   = hammer-on
p^   = pull-off
~    = Vibrato
*    = Natural Harmonic
#(#) = Trill
**   = Artificial Harmonic
x    = Muted String (Palm Muting)
X    = Muted String (Fretboard Muting)
(\)  = Dive w\bar
(/)  = Release w\bar
Tp   = Tap w\plectrum


Rhythm Fig. 1

E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------12-------------------------------------|
D|-7-----7-----12-----10-----10-----------------------|
A|-7-----8-----10-----10-----11-----------------------|
E|-5-----5------------8------7------------------------|


Rhythm Fig. 2

E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------12-------------------------------------|
D|-7-----7-----12----------------7p^5-----------------|
A|-7-----8-----10-----10/12\----------7p^5------------|
E|-5-----5---------------------------------8----------|


Rhythm Fig. 3

E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------12-------------------------------------|
D|-7-----7-----12-----7p^5----------------------------|
A|-7-----8-----10----------7p^5-----------------------|
E|-5-----5----------------------8---------------------|


Rhythm Fig. 4

E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------12-------------------------------------|
D|-7-----7-----12-------------------------------------|
A|-7-----8-----10-----5-5-6-6-7-----------------------|
E|-5-----5--------------------------------------------|


Rhythm Fig. 5

E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------7p^5----------------------------|
A|-------------------------7p^5-----------------------|
E|------------------------------8p^5------------------|


Rhythm Fig. 6

E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------7-7-7-7-7-9\-------|
D|-7-----7-----2-----2-2-2-2---2---7-7-7-7-7-9\-------|
A|-7-----8-----2-----2-2-2-2---2---5-5-5-5-5-7\-------|
E|-5-----5-----0-----0-3-0-3---0----------------------|


E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------9-9---9------------------------------|
D|-2-2-2-2---2---9-9---9------------------------------|
A|-2-2-2-2---2---7-7---7------------------------------|
E|-0-3-0-3---0----------------------------------------|


Rhythm Fig. 7

E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----5/8\5------------------------------------------|
G|-------------9/7---5---12---12---12---14-14---14----|
D|-7-----------9/7---5---12---12---12---14-14---14----|
A|-7-----------7/5---3---10---10---10---12-12---12----|
E|-5--------------------------------------------------|


Rhythm Fig. 8

E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----5/8\5------------------------------------------|
G|-------------9/7---5---12---12---12---14---14-------|
D|-7-----------9/7---5---12---12---12---14---14-------|
A|-7-----------7/5---3---10---10---10---12---12-------|
E|-5--------------------------------------------------|


Rhythm Fig. 9

E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----5/8\5------------------------------------------|
G|-------------9/7---5---12---12---12---12-12---12----|
D|-7-----------9/7---5---12---12---12---12-12---12----|
A|-7-----------7/5---3---10---10---10---10-10---10----|
E|-5--------------------------------------------------|


Rhythm Fig. 10

E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------12-------------------------------------|
D|-7-----7-----12-------------------------------------|
A|-7-----8-----10-------------------------------------|
E|-5-----5--------------------------------------------|


Rhythm Fig. 11

E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------12-12--12--12--12--12-12---------------|
D|-7---7---2---12-12--12--12--12--12-12---------------|
A|-7---8---2---10-10--10--10--10--10-10---5-5-6-6-7---|
E|-5---5---0------------------------------------------|
               <--------- 3x --------->

Rhythm Fig. 12

E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------12-----------------------------------------|
D|-7---7---12---2-------------------------------------|
A|-7---8---10---2-------------------------------------|
E|-5---5--------0-------------------------------------|


Rhythm Fig. 13

E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------12-12-12-14---14---------------------------|
D|-7---7---12-12-12-14---14---------------------------|
A|-7---8---10-10-10-12---12---------------------------|
E|-5---5----------------------------------------------|


Rhythm Fig. 14

E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----5/8\5------------------------------------------|
G|-------------9/7---5---12---12---12-----------------|
D|-7-----------9/7---5---12---12---12---2--2----------|
A|-7-----------7/5---3---10---10---10---2--2----------|
E|-5------------------------------------0--0----------|


Pre-Solo.

E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------12---------15b------|
G|------------12---------14-12-------14-12------------|
D|-14-12---------14-12---------14---------------------|
A|-------14-------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|-15h^17p^15----13b---15-14-12-14-12-----------------|
G|------------16----------------------14b-------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|------------12---------14-12------12b-12~-----------|
D|-14-12---------14-12---------14---------------------|
A|-------14-------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|


Solo.

E|------24b-22-20~----------17h^20p^17----------------|
B|------24b----------17h^20------------20-17-20b-20~--|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|-15(\)----------------------------------------------|
   
E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|-20-17----17----------------------------------------|
G|-------19----19b-19r-17---19b-19-17-17~-------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------7-5----------------|
D|---------------------5-7-8-5---7--------------------|
A|---------------5------------------------------------|
E|-5-7-8-5---7-8---7----------------------------------|

E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|-7b-7p^5h^7p^5h^7p^5h^7p^5h^7t^12p^7p^5h^7p^5-------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------8b-8r8b-8p^5-6b-6r-----------|
G|-7b-7p^5h^7-----------------------------------------|
D|------------5---7*(\)-------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|-5h^7p^5h^7p^5t^12p^5h^7----------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

E|-------------------------5h^8t^12p^8-t^12-t^12-t^12-|
B|-------------5t^13p^8p^5----------------------------|
G|-5t^12p^7p^5----------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

E|-10/12t^15p^12-12-10----------------------------------20~----------------|
B|---------------------13--------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------16-19-17-16-17----16--------------t^17p^14p^12---|
D|---------------------------------------19----19-18-19--------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                         *  <--- 4x --->
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-(\)---14h^16h^17t^19p^17p^16t^19p^17p^16-14h^16h^17t^19p^17p^16p^14-----|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-12-----12h^14p^13p^12---------------------------------------------------|
D|----14-----------------14--12h^14p^13p^12----12h^14p^13p^12--------------|
A|------------------------------------------15----------------15-----------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------12p^0(\)--|

E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|-12p^10----------12p^10-----------------------------|
G|--------12b^------------12b^-----13p^12-12b^--------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|
  

Outro-Solo.

E|-------12----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-10(\)----10-----13----15-13---------------------------------------------|
G|--------------14----14-------14--17p^16p^14-14-17-14---------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------14-16-17-17p^16p^14-|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   *                               <-- 3x -->
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-16-14-----14------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------17----17--15-17-15--14-15-14--12-14-12--12----12-----------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------15-----15-14-15-14-12-|

E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-12/14-17-14------------------------------------------14(\)--------------|
A|---------------14-15-14--12-14-12--12----12------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------15-----15-14-15--------------------|
                                                         *
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------t^14p^12t^14p^12p^10t^17p^14t^17p^14p^12-|
D|-12b-12-10--t^14p^12t^14p^12p^10-----------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-t^17p^15t^17p^15p^13-t^20p^18t^20p^18p^17-t^19p^18t^19p^18p^16----------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-t^17p^15t^17p^15p^13----------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------12p^9h^12/14-14p^12h^14/17-17p^14h^17/19-17~------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                         <-3 x->      <- 3x ->      <- 3x ->
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------14-17-14----14----------------------------------------------------|
D|-14-17----------17----17-14--14-17-14----14------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------17----17--15-17-15--14-15-14-------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----14-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-17----17--15-17-15--14-15-14--12~---------------------------------------|
                                  *
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-h^15p^12h^15p^12h^15p^12h^15p^12h^15p^12-(/)12(\)-----------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                   <  push tremolo down   >
E|---------------------------------------20-22b-20-22b22r-17----20~--------|
B|----------------------17~-13h^15p^13~----------------------17------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------14b---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-15-17-----15-17-15~-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|------------------------12b~--12-13-15-13--12h^13p^12--12-13-12----------|
B|----------------13--15------------------------------------------15-13----|
G|---------9--12-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-10--12------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-15-13--15-13-12---------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------14--12/12b-10~------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


KING OF THE MOUNTAIN
(P. Stanley & B. Kulick & D. Child)

Come on 

[Rhythm Fig. 1]
[Rhythm Fig. 2] 

[Rhythm Fig. 3] 
I'm gonna climb the mountain 
I'm gonna hit the top 

[Rhythm Fig. 4] 
I wanna go where nobody's ever been 
I'm never gonna stop 

[Rhythm Fig. 1] w\ [Rhythm Fig. 5]
I'm gonna reign, I'm gonna shine 
I'm gonna beat the ground 

[Rhythm Fig. 6] 
I'm gonna shoot through the night like a shot gun 
I'm gonna get on down, I wanna get on down 


[Rhythm Fig. 7] 
I'm the king of the mountain

[Rhythm Fig. 8] 
I'm the king of the mountain 

Listen, 

[Rhythm Fig. 3] 
Don't try to save my soul from destruction 
I'm never gonna fall 

[Rhythm Fig. 4] 
Don't try to give me a piece of the action 
I'm gonna take it all 

[Rhythm Fig. 1] w\ [Rhythm Fig. 5]
All the kings horses, all the kings men 
We're gettin' crazy again and again 

[Rhythm Fig. 6] 
Make up your mind, it's time we get goin' 
We're gonna get on down, we're gonna get on down 

[Rhythm Fig. 7]               [Rhythm Fig. 8] 
I'm the king of the mountain, I'm the king of the mountain 

[Rhythm Fig. 7]               [Rhythm Fig. 9] 
I'm the king of the mountain, I'm the king of the mountain 

[Pre-Solo.]

([Rhythm Fig. 10][Rhythm Fig. 10][Rhythm Fig. 1][Rhythm Fig. 11]) w\ [Solo.]

Yeah, now 

[Rhythm Fig. 10]
Oh, yeah

[Rhythm Fig. 10]
king of the mountain 

Say it

[Rhythm Fig. 12]
king of the mountain 

[Rhythm Fig. 13]
I'm the king of the mountain

[Rhythm Fig. 14]
I'm the king of the mountain, yeah 

[Rhythm Fig. 8]
I'm the king of the mountain

And the winner takes it all

[Rhythm Fig. 7]
let's go

[Rhythm Fig. 8]
let's go, let's go 

([Rhythm Fig. 13]5x) w\ [Outro Solo.]


KISS albums
1998 Psycho Circus
1996 MTV Unplugged
1992 Revenge
1989 Hot In The Shade
1987 Crazy Nights
1985 Asylum
1984 Animalize
1983 Lick It Up
1982 Creatures Of The Night
1982 Killers
1981 Music from 'The Elder'
1980 Kiss Unmasked
1979 Dynasty
1978 Paul Stanley
1978 Peter Criss
1978 Ace Frehley
1977 Love Gun
1976 Rock and Roll Over
1976 Destroyer
1975 Dressed To Kill
1974 Hotter Than Hell
1974 Kiss
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01King Of The Mountain tabbass tab
02Any Way You Slice It tabbass tab
03Who Wants To Be Lonely tabbass tab
04Trial By Fire tabbass tab
05I'm Alive tabbass tab
06Love's A Deadly Weapon tabbass tab
07Tears Are Falling tabbass tab
08Secretly Cruel tabbass tab
09Radar For Love tabbass tab
10Uh! All Night tabbass tab

 

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