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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-/-7---0-|
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----|
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----|
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----|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------| x4
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


[2:59]

G|-------------------------------------------|
D|----------10---9------------10---9---12----|
A|--0h10h12----0---0--0h10h12----0---0----0--| x4
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||----9-----------------------------------------------------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--0-0-0-0h10h12--------------|
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----|


Corrections by Nekub (06/03/2017)
************************************

| x  Dead note
| h  Hammer-on
| p  Pull-off
| /  Slide up
| \  Slide down 

************************************

            
            
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Tubbylardman 10 Jul 30, 2006 12:44 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 10 Sep 09, 2006 06:26 AM

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

good tab but

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tacobell444 93 May 24, 2007 07:10 PM

good work

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