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Band : Tool
Album: Lateralus
Track: 5
Song : Schism

Part : Bass
Tuning: drop D

Legend

nh - natural harmonic
 ph - pinch harmonic

pm - palm mute
 x - muted string

h - hammer on
 p - pull off

// - slide down
 \\ - slide up

b - bend
 ~~ - vibrato

<7>- natural harmonic
 x/// - pick scrape (directions same as slide)

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------


g--3--2-/-5-/-7---3--2-/-5-/-7-----|
d--0--3-/-5-/-8---0--3-/-5-/-7p0---|
a----------------------------------|
d----------------------------------|

0:13
g----------10---9------------10---9---12----|
d--0h10h12----0---0--0h10h12----0---0----0--|
a-------------------------------------------| x8
d-------------------------------------------|

0:40
g----------10---9------------10---9---12-------------9---7------------9---7---10----|
d--0h10h12----0---0--0h10h12-----0---0---0---0h10h12---0---0--0h10h12---0---0----0--|
a-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------| x4
d-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

1:07
g----------10---9------------10---9---12----|
d--0h10h12----0---0--0h10h12----0---0----0--|
a-------------------------------------------| x4
d-------------------------------------------|

1:20
g-------------------------------------------|
d----------10---9------------10---9---12----|
a--0h10h12----0---0--0h10h12----0---0----0--| x4
d-------------------------------------------|

1:35
g----------10---9------------10---9---12-------------9---7------------9---7---10----|
d--0h10h12----0---0--0h10h12-----0---0---0---0h10h12---0---0--0h10h12---0---0----0--|
a-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------| x4
d-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

2:02
g-------------------------------------------|
d----------10---9------------10---9---12----|
a--0h10h12----0---0--0h10h12----0---0----0--| x4
d-------------------------------------------|

2:16                       x3
g-----------------------------------|--------------------|
d-----------------------------------|--------------------|
a--------------------------------3--|--------------------|
d--0-xx-3-xx-5-3-xx-3-5-5--0h3h5----|--0--3--5\3--3-5-5--|

2:29
g----------10---9------------10---9---12----|
d--0h10h12----0---0--0h10h12----0---0----0--|
a-------------------------------------------|
d-------------------------------------------|

2:33
g----------10---9------------10---9---12-------------9---7------------9---7---10----|
d--0h10h12----0---0--0h10h12-----0---0---0---0h10h12---0---0--0h10h12---0---0----0--|
a-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------| x4
d-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

2:59                                                   x4
g-------------------------------------------|
d----------10---9------------10---9---12----|
a--0h10h12----0---0--0h10h12----0---0----0--|
d-------------------------------------------|

3:14 *** (Same notes...but this is what I saw live)
g-----------------------------|
d-----------------------------|
a--/7--7-5--3----------0-0----| x4
d-------------9-10-/7---------|

*rest for 2 bars*

Bass Whammy (1 octive up), Delay, and Distortion. ***

Justin also fiddles with his Volume knob while playing this *** (volume knob...not tone)

g------------------------|
d------------------------|
a---0----------12---12---|
d------------------------|

Hammer HARD with left hand while sweeping volume know from low to high
and depressing the whammy forward...takes timing.

g--------------------/14--------------------------------------|
d--/14---/17---/14---------/12---/14---/10---/12---/10---/12--| x2
a-------------------------------------------------------------|
d-------------------------------------------------------------|

g-------------------------------------------------------------|
d--/14---/17---/14---/15---/12---/14---/10---/12---/10---/12--|
a-------------------------------------------------------------|
d-------------------------------------------------------------|

g-------------------------------------------------------------|
d--/14---/17---/14---/15---/12---/14---/10---/12--------------|
a---------------------------------------------------/10\\\\---|
d-------------------------------------------------------------|

(whammy off)

4:31
(emphasize every second note)
g|---------------------------------------------------------12------|
d|*---7--------------------------7-7-7--7-7-7---/10-----10-----10--|
a|*--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0----------------------|
d|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

g--------5------5------5-----5-------5---------7----7---7---7-----|
d----------------------------------------------------------------*|
a---3--3----3----3---3----3----3---3----3----5---5----5---5---5--*| (x2)
d--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3/-5-5-5--5-5-5---------|

g-------------------------------------|
d-------------------------------------|
a--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--| x3
d-------------------------------------|

5:11

G---------------------------------9----|
D----------10---9---7------------------|
A--0h10h12----0---0---0--0--0--0-------|
D--------------------------------------|

g-------------------------------------|
d-------------------------------------|
a--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--| x3
d-------------------------------------|

5:21 *** Verified thru 2 vids AND live...

g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d----10----5-----12------14-----17------14-----17------14---------|
a--8-----3----10-----0-0-0--0-0-0---0-0-0--0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0--| x2
d-----------------------------------------------------------------|

5:36 *** Just strums this cord....while adam does the 12-12-12-12-13--| part (saw it live).
g---------------------------------------------------------------------|
d----10----5-----12-----7-7-7-7-7-7-----------------------------------|
a--8-----3----10--------5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------------------------|
d--------------------0--0-0-0-0-0-0---8--8--3-3--10-10----------------|

*** Saw This live....
                                      x3
g-------|------------------------------|-----------------------|
d-------|------------------------------|-----------------------|
a-------|------5----5-----------3------|-----5----5------------|
d-0--12-|--0-0----7---7-5-7-0-3---/10--|-0-0----7---7-5-7--0---|

5:59
g---------------------------------------------------|
d---------------------------------------------------|
a------------------------0-----------------------0--|
d---3-0-2-0-0-3-0-2-0-5----0-3-0-2-0-0-3-0-2-0-5----|

g----------0------------------------------------------|
d------------------------0----------------------------|
a-----------------------------------------------------|
d---3-0-2---0-3-0-2-0-5---3-0-2-0-3-0-2-0-5-XXXX------|


6:12 w/ distortion

g------------------------------|
d--10--9-----10--9---12--------|
a--8---7-----8---7---10--------| x4
d----0---0-0---0---0----0-0----|

Live Variation of the above riff
W/ distortion
g-------------------------------------------|
d----------10---9------------10---9---12----|
a--0h10h12----0---0--0h10h12----0---0----0—-| x4
d-------------------------------------------|

6:24
g-------------------------------|
d-------------------------------|
a----------5---------6-------3--| x8
d--0-0h3h5---0-0h3h5---0h3h5----|

            
            
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Hangar_18 616 Aug 08, 2006 12:49 PM

u copied

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Mgkrcks 10 Oct 30, 2009 04:35 PM

did you really name it with "right one"?

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glenious 10 May 21, 2013 03:26 PM

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