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Aces High tab


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Aces High tab by Iron Maiden

"Aces High" is an early Iron Maiden classic, taken from the album "Powerslave". Over the years it has become a live favourite.

"Aces High" is written by bass guitar player Steve Harris.

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Opening-riff:            Opening riff last time:
E chord diagramEE----------------|       E chord diagramEE----------------|
B chord diagramBB----------------|       B chord diagramBB----------------|
G chord diagramGG----------------|       G chord diagramGG----------------|
D chord diagramDD----4-6-4-7--6--|       D chord diagramDD--4----6--4-----|
A chord diagramAA--7-------------|       A chord diagramAA----7--------7--|
E chord diagramEE----------------|       E chord diagramEE----------------|


Riff 2:
E chord diagramEE------------------------|------------------------------|
B chord diagramBB---------------5--5-----|---------------------5--------|
G chord diagramGG--5--4-5-4-5-4-------5--|--5--4-5-4-5-4-7--7----7-5-4--|
D chord diagramDD------------------------|------------------------------|
A chord diagramAA------------------------|------------------------------|
E chord diagramEE------------------------|------------------------------|


Verse-riff 1:
There goes the siren ...
E chord diagramEE-------------------------------------------------|
B chord diagramBB-------------------------------------------------|
G chord diagramGG--4---6---7---9---7---6---4---7---6---2---6---2--|
D chord diagramDD--2---4---5---7---5---4---2---5---4---0---4---0--|
A chord diagramAA-------------------------------------------------|
E chord diagramEE-------------------------------------------------|


There comes the sound....
E chord diagramEE-------------------------------------------|
B chord diagramBB-------------------------------------------|
G chord diagramGG--4---6---7---9---7---6---4---7---6---2----|
D chord diagramDD--2---4---5---7---5---4---2---5---4---0----|
A chord diagramAA-------------------------------------------|
E chord diagramEE-------------------------------------------|


Verse-riff 1 x1 w/ lyrics:

Out for the scramble we’ve ....


Verse-riff 2:
   Jump in the cockpit and ...
E chord diagramEE-------------------------------------------------|
B chord diagramBB-------------------------------------------------|
G chord diagramGG-------------------------------------------------|
D chord diagramDD--2---4---5---7---5---4---2---5---4-------4------|
A chord diagramAA--0---2---3---5---3---2---0---3---2---5---2---5--|
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------3-------3--|


Remove all the ....
E chord diagramEE-------------------------------------------------|
B chord diagramBB-------------------------------------------------|
G chord diagramGG-------------------------------------------------|
D chord diagramDD--2---4---5---7---5---4---2---5---4--------------|
A chord diagramAA--0---2---3---5---3---2---0---3---2---5----------|
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------3----------|


Verse-riff 2 x1 w/ lyrics:

Gathering speed as we head ...


Pre-chorus-riff:
   Running             scrambli....
E chord diagramEE------------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B chord diagramBB------------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G chord diagramGG------------------|------------------|-----------------|-5-4-------------|
D chord diagramDD------------------|--5---------------|-7---------------|-----7-5-7-5-4---|
A chord diagramAA--5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|---------------5-|
E chord diagramEE------------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|


   Rolling            turning          ....
E chord diagramEE-------------------|-----------------|------------------|---------------|
B chord diagramBB-------------------|-----------------|------------------|---------------|
G chord diagramGG-------------------|-----------------|------------------|--5-4----------|
D chord diagramDD-------------------|-5---------------|-7----------------|------7-5-7----|
A chord diagramAA--5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|---7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|---------------|
E chord diagramEE-------------------|-----------------|------------------|---------------|


Chorus:
   Run          live to....
E chord diagramEE------------|--------------|------------|--------------|
B chord diagramBB------------|--------------|------------|--------------|
G chord diagramGG------------|--------------|------------|--------------|
D chord diagramDD--2---------|--5-----7-----|--2---------|--5-----7-----|
A chord diagramAA--2---------|--3-----5-----|--2---------|--3-----5-----|
E chord diagramEE--0---------|--------------|--0---------|--------------|


 ...live         do or....
E chord diagramEE------------|--------------|------------|--------------|
B chord diagramBB------------|--------------|------------|--------------|
G chord diagramGG------------|--------------|------------|--------------|
D chord diagramDD--2---------|--5-----7-----|--2---------|--------7-----|
A chord diagramAA--2---------|--3-----5-----|--2---------|--5-----5-----|
E chord diagramEE--0---------|--------------|--0---------|--3-----------|


   Run          live to...
E chord diagramEE------------|--------------|------------|--------------|
B chord diagramBB------------|--------------|------------|--------------|
G chord diagramGG------------|--------------|------------|--------------|
D chord diagramDD--5---------|--8-----10----|--5---------|--8-----10----|
A chord diagramAA--5---------|--6-----8-----|--5---------|--6-----8-----|
E chord diagramEE--3---------|--------------|--3---------|--------------|


...live         Aces....
E chord diagramEE------------|--------------|------------|--------------|
B chord diagramBB------------|--------------|------------|--------------|
G chord diagramGG------------|--------------|------------|--------------|
D chord diagramDD--5---------|--8-----10----|--5---------|--8-----10----|
A chord diagramAA--5---------|--6-----8-----|--5---------|--6-----8-----|
E chord diagramEE--3---------|--------------|--3---------|--------------|


Riff 3:
E chord diagramEE-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
B chord diagramBB-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
G chord diagramGG-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
D chord diagramDD-----------------------7--7--|-----------------------2--2--|
A chord diagramAA--0--3-3--0-0--3-2-0-0-5--5--|--0--3-3--0-0--3-2-0---0--0--|
E chord diagramEE-----------------------------|---------------------3-------|


E chord diagramEE-----------------------------|----------------------------|
B chord diagramBB-----------------------------|----------------------------|
G chord diagramGG-----------------------------|----------------------------|
D chord diagramDD-----------------------7--7--|-----------------------2----|
A chord diagramAA--0--3-3--0-0--3-2-0-0-5--5--|--0--3-3--0-0--3-2-0---0----|
E chord diagramEE-----------------------------|---------------------3------|


Solo-riff 1: (See bottom of tab for solo)
E chord diagramEE---------------|---------------|
B chord diagramBB---------------|---------------|
G chord diagramGG---------------|---------------|
D chord diagramDD---------------|--------5---7--|
A chord diagramAA--7-----3---5--|--7-----3---5--|
E chord diagramEE--5-----1---3--|--5------------|


Solo-riff 2:
E chord diagramEE---------------|---------------|
B chord diagramBB---------------|---------------|
G chord diagramGG---------------|---------------|
D chord diagramDD--4------------|--4-----7---9--|
A chord diagramAA--2-----5---7--|--2-----5---7--|
E chord diagramEE--------3---5--|---------------|


Outro-riff:
E chord diagramEE---------------------|--------------------------------|
B chord diagramBB---------------------|----------------5---------------|
G chord diagramGG--5---4--5--4--5-----|----7--7--7--7-----7--5--4p5p4--|
D chord diagramDD------------------5--|--------------------------------|
A chord diagramAA---------------------|--------------------------------|
E chord diagramEE---------------------|--------------------------------|


E chord diagramEE---------------------------------------------|
B chord diagramBB--8---5p6p5-----5--6--5----------------------|
G chord diagramGG-------------7-----------4--5-------------2--|
D chord diagramDD------------------------------------------2--|
A chord diagramAA------------------------------------------0--|
E chord diagramEE---------------------------------------------|


Song-structure:

Opening-riff (16 times)
Riff 2 (4 times)

Verse-riff 1 x2 w/ lyrics:

There goes the siren that ....

Verse-riff 2 x2 w/ lyrics:

Jump in the cockpit and start ....

Pre-chorus-riff (2 times) w/ lyrics:

Running, scrambling, flying....

Chorus (as above) x1 w/ lyrics:

Run, live to fly, fly to live, .....

Riff 3 (2 times)

Solo-riff 1 (2 times)
Solo-riff 2 (2 times)

Riff 3 (2 times)

Verse-riff 1 x2 w/ lyrics:

Move in to fire at the mainstream .....

Verse-riff 2 x2 w/ lyrics:

Bandits at 8 O’clock move in ....

Pre-chorus-riff (2 times) w/ lyrics:

Rolling, turning, diving
....

Chorus (as above) x1 w/ lyrics:

Run, live to fly, fly to live....

Riff 2 (3 1/2 times)

Outro-riff

END

OSKAR WIGREN 1996-12-27

[Solo]:

E|------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
B|------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
G|--7^---7-7-7-7-7-7|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|
D|------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
A|------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
E|------------------|------------------------|------------------------|

E|---------------|--------------------------------------|
B|-------5----8^-|--8p5---5---------------------------5-|
G|---------------|------7---7p5-7p5---5-----------------|
D|---------------|------------------5---7p5-7p5---------|
A|---------------|--------------------------------7-----|
E|---------------|--------------------------------------|

E|-8p5p0--7p5p0--8p5p0--7p5p0-|-8p5p0--7p5p0--8p5p0--7p5p0-|
B|----------------------------|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|----------------------------|
D|----------------------------|----------------------------|
A|----------------------------|----------------------------|
E|----------------------------|----------------------------|

E|-8p5p0--7p5p0--8p5p0--7p5p0-|---5-|
B|----------------------------|-----|
G|----------------------------|-----|
D|----------------------------|-----|
A|----------------------------|-----|
E|----------------------------|-----|

E|------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------5h6p5---8^-|
G|-----------------------------------5---7--------------|
D|--5--7p5-----5---7--9h10p9--7--9----------------------|
A|----------7-------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-15p12p0--15p14p0--15p12--12p0--10p0--8p0--10p0--8p0--7p0--8p0--7p0-|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|------------------------|
B|-5p0--7p0--8p0--7p0-----|
G|----------------------7-|
D|------------------------|
A|------------------------|
E|------------------------|

E|------------5-----------------------|
B|---------6--------9--6--5--8--6--5^-|
G|------7-----------------------------|
D|--9---------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|

E|-------------------------------|
B|--6--6--5----------------------|
G|-----------7-------------------|
D|--------------9--8--7----------|
A|-----------------------9--8--7-|
E|-------------------------------|

E|--7--9--12--12^-r12--10-----17^-|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|


h = hammer on
p = pull off
^ = full bend
r = release

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