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Schism Bass Tab

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Schism by Tool
tabbed by Doug(appetite_for_destruction69@hotmail.com)
standard tuning

g--3--2-/-5-/-7---3--2-/-5-/-7-----|
d--0--3-/-5-/-8---0--3-/-5-/-8p0---|
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---|
d--0h10h12----0---0--0h10h12-----0---0---0---0h10h12---0---0--0h10h12---0---0-|
a-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
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---|
d--0h10h12----0---0--0h10h12-----0---0---0---0h10h12---0---0--0h10h12---0---0-|
a-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
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---|
d--0h10h12----0---0--0h10h12-----0---0---0---0h10h12---0---0--0h10h12---0---0-|
a-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

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


g------------------------------|
d------------------------------|
a-0-/7--7-5--------------0-----| x4
d-------------10-9-10-/7-------|

*rest for 2 bars*

Bass Whammy (1 octave up), Delay, and Distortion.

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-------------------------------------------------------------|
d--/14---/17---/14----/19---/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 
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----------------|


                                      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----|


W/ distortion
g-------------------------------------------|
d----------10---9------------10---9---12----|
a--0h10h12----0---0--0h10h12----0---0----0—-| x4
d-------------------------------------------|

6:24 (sounds good with a bit of distortion)
g-------------------------------|
d-------------------------------|
a----------5---------6-------3--| x8
d--0-0h3h5---0-0h3h5---0h3h5----|
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Tubbylardman wrote on July 30 2006, 04:44 am

100% correct. This is how my bass teacher plays it. and all the other tabs ive seen for schism have the wrong chords at the start. Even a beginner could realize that.

Nice Work

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marty148 wrote on September 9 2006, 10:26 am

standard tuning is E A D G not D A D G.....isnt it? :P

good tab but

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tacobell444 wrote on May 24 2007, 11:10 pm

good work

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