Band : Tool
Album: 10,000 Days
Track: 5
Song : The Pot

Part : Bass
Tuning: drop D

Tabbed: Brad Haczynski , Sean Doyle
Email : Tool-Bass-Tabs@nc.rr.com
Visit : Tooltabs.net

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)


 

Intro 0:10

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(0:47) This is played staccato (mute after each open d keeping them short and crisp)

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(1:33)

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Chorus (1:51)

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2nd Verse (2:22)

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(2:49) Distortion and Whammy on 1 octave up position. Strike chord, rock whammy forward, then back

 

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Chorus (2:58)

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(3:11)- 100% video verified

 

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(3:25)

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(3:45) Bass Solo

w/ distortion, delay, auto-wah, and whammy rocked fwd to 1 up. All notes are hammered on

while rolling the volume with right hand and rocking the whammy from back to forward (1 up)

 

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(4:12) all effects off

 

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(4:25) rest for 2 bars while guitar plays main riff

 

(4:33) Bass joins guitar

 

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(4:42)

w/ vintage Foxx Fuzz/wah combo pedal

* Strike note and open and close wah

> strike note and open wah slowly

< close wah slowly

 

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Fuzz/wah off

 

(5:11)

 

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Chorus (5:24)

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(5:38)

 

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(5:59) outro

 

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