Blind Guardian

Battalions of Fear

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Battalions of Fear

Year: 2005 - Album: Follow the Blind

	  		Intro 
E|----------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|----------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|----------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|------------------------------------------------------------4-5-| 
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-ETCETRA-5--7-9-7-5-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-ETCETRA-2-3-| 
e|-------------------------3--5-7-5-3-----------------------------| 
P.M{_____________________}            {_____________________} 
 
Riff 1 4x 
 
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|-4-------------4----4-------4--5-4-4-------------4----2-2-2-2-4-5-5-5-5-| 
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-5--2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-5--0-0-0-0-2-3-3-3-3-| 
e|-----------------3---------------------------------3--------------------| 
P.M{___________}      {_____}        {___________}          
 
Solo Riff 4x 
 
E|----------------------------------------------------| 
B|----------------------------------------------------| 
G|----------------------------------------------------| 
D|-4-4-4-4-4-2-4-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-5-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-4-5--7-| 
A|-2-------2-0-2-3---------3-5-3-2---------2-0-2-3--5-| 
e|----------------------------------------------------| 
 
Solo 1 
 
E|-14-14-14-14-12----12------------------------------------------------- 
B|----------------15----15-14-15-14-12-14------------------------------- 
G|----------------------------------------14h16p14h16-13h14p13h14-13-11- 
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------- 
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------- 
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 
E -------------------------12-------14-14-14-14-12----12------------- 
B ----------12----12-14-15----11-13----------------15----15-14-15-14- 
G -11-13-14----14---------------------------------------------------- 
D ------------------------------------------------------------------- 
A ------------------------------------------------------------------- 
e ------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 
E -12-14-17-14-12-14-17-14-12----19b--19-17-16-17-16----16---------------- 
B ----------------------------14---------------------19----19-17-19-17---- 
G ---------------------------------------------------------------------19- 
D ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
A ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
e ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
 
E ----| 
B -17-| 
G ----| 
D ----| 
A ----| 
e ----| 
 
Play: Riff 1 4x 
 
Bridge to Riff 2 
 
E|-------------------| 
B|-------------------| 
G|-------------------| 
D|-4-5-5-5-5-7-5-4-2-| 
A|-2-3-3-3-3-5-3-2-0-| 
e|-------------------| 
 
Riff 2 4x 
 
E|-------------------------------------------| 
B|-------------------------------------------| 
G|-------------------------------------------| 
D|-------------------------4--4-----4--4-----| 
A|-0-0-0-5-5-5-4-4-4-7-7-7-2--2-0-0-2--2-0-0-| 
e|-------------------------------------------| 
P.M                             {_}      {_} 
 
Solo Riffs  
 
 1st time play: 2nd time play: 
E|-------------|---------------------------------------------------------| 
B|-------------|---------------------------------------------------------| 
G|-------------|---------------------------------------------------------| 
D|-------------|---------------------------------------------------------| 
A|--5--7--4--5-|-5-------------7-------------4-------------5-------------| 
e|--3--5--2--3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-| 
P.M	        {_________}   {_________}   {_________}   {_________} 
 
Solo 2 
 
  Part 1 4x     Part 2 4x 
E|-------------|-------------|-P--|----------------------| 
B|-------------|-------------|-A--|----------------------| 
G|-16-14-12-12-|-18-16-14-14-|-R--|-16-14----------------| 
D|-------------|-------------|-T--|-------17-16-14-------| 
A|-------------|-------------|-1--|----------------17-16-| 
e|-------------|-------------|-4x-|----------------------| 
 
Repeat solo, this time with the 2nd solo riff 
 
Riff 3 2x 
 
E|-----------------------------------------------------| 
B|-----------------------------------------------------| 
G|-----------------------------------------------------| 
D|----------2/0-----------4/0--------------------------| 
A|---5-4--5--------7-6--7--------4-3--4-5/0------------| 
e|-3-------------5-------------2-----------------------| 
 |                                                     | 
E|-----------------------------------------------------| 
B|-----------------------------------------------------| 
G|-----------------------------------------------------| 
D|-----------------------------------------------------| 
A|-5-------------7-------------4-------------5---5--4--| 
e|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3---3--2--| 
P.M  {_________}   {_________}   {_________} 
 
Bridge to Riff 4 (Chorus) 
 
E|-------------------| 
B|-------------------| 
G|-------------------| 
D|-------------------| 
A|-5--------------7--| 
e|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--5--| 
P.M  {_________} 
 
Riff 4 (Chorus) 2x 
 
E|------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|-4---2--4---4-2---------------------------------------------| 
A|-2---0--2---2-0---------------------------------------------| 
e|----------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-| 
P.M               {_________________________________________} 
 
SOLO 3 - not transcribed 
 
Riff 5 2x 
 
E|-------------------------------------------------| 
B|-------------------------------------------------| 
G|-------------------------------------------------| 
D|-4-----7-9--2-----6-7--4-----7-9-5-4-2---4-2-----| 
A|-2-2-2-5-7--0-0-0-4-5--2-2-2-5-7-------5-----5-4-| 
e|-------------------------------------------------| 
P.M  {_}        {_}        {_} 
 
Play: Riff 1 4x 
Play: Bridge to Riff 2 
 
Solo 3 
 
Guitar 2 continues after the intro with powerchors above the bars 
 
POWERCHORD EXPLANATION 
 
F#4   G5     B4    A2 
|----||----||-4--||-2--| 
|-4--||-5--||-2--||-0--| 
|-2--||-3--||----||----| 
 
  Guitar 2         Guitar 1 
                  F#4                G5           B4 
E|---------------|--------------------------------------------------------- 
B|---------------|-----------------------------12-12b(14)-12b(14)-12b(14)-? 
G|---------------|--------------------------14----------------------------- 
D|-4----x-x-2----|-12-14--14b(16)b14-14-12--------------------------------- 
A|-2----x-x-0----|--------------------------------------------------------- 
e|---------------|--------------------------------------------------------- 
 
   B4                                 A2 
E ----------------------------------------------------------------------- 
B ----------------------------------------------------------------------- 
G ------------------------12p11h12p11---------------12-11-12p11---------- 
D ----11h12p11h12-14b(16)-------------14-12-14------------------14-13-14- 
A -14-------------------------------------------------------------------- 
e ----------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 
   F#4 
E ----------------------------------------------------------------------- 
B ----------------------------------------------------------------------- 
G -11-11/12-12/14-14/16-16/18-18/19-19/21-21----------------------------- 
D -----------------------------------------------------11----11-12-11-12- 
A --------------------------------------------14-13-14----14------------- 
e ----------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 
E -----------------------------------------------------------| 
B -------------------------------------12----12-14----14-15\-| 
G ----------11----11-12-11-12-14-12-14----14-------16--------| 
D -14-12-14----14--------------------------------------------| 
A -----------------------------------------------------------| 
e -----------------------------------------------------------| 
 
Play: Riff 1 6x 
 
Riff 6 4x 
 
E|--------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|--------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|--------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|---4-3----------4-3-4-5\0---4-3-------5-5-5-4-4-4-2-2-2-------| 
A|-2-----5-4\0--2-----------2-----5-4\0-------------------5-5-5-| 
e|--------------------------------------------------------------| 
P.M                                     {_____________________} 
 
Play: Riff 3 2x (with bridge to Riff 4) 
Play: Riff 4 6x (4 last during Outro solo) 
 
Outro Solo 
 
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------  
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------  
G|------------------11----------------------------9-9-9-11-11-11-12-12-12-  
D|-9-11h12p11h12--9----11-12--9-11-11-11-12-12-12-------------------------  
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------  
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------  
 
E -------------------9~---14-12----------------------------12----  
B -10-10-10-12-12-12------------15-14h15-14-12----12-14-15----12-  
G ---------------------------------------------14----------------  
D ---------------------------------------------------------------  
A ---------------------------------------------------------------  
e ---------------------------------------------------------------  
 
E -14-12----------------------------12---- 
B -------15-14h15-14-12----12-14-15----12- 
G ----------------------14---------------- 
D ---------------------------------------- 
A ---------------------------------------- 
e ---------------------------------------- 
 
E -------------------------------------------------------------------- 
B -------------------------------------------------------------------- 
G -----------------11----------------------------------13------------- 
D -9-11h12p11h12-9----11-12--9-11h12p11h12-14p12h14p12----14-12-14-12- 
A -------------------------------------------------------------------- 
e -------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 
E ------------------------------------| 
B ------------------------------------| 
G ------------------------------------| 
D -12-11-12-11------------------------| 
A -------------14-12------------------| 
e -------------------14-13-12-10b(12)-| 
 
Play: Riff 6 2x 
 
and finally end on a B4 
 
transcribed by AxelHallingbäck - [email protected] 
 

		  

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