Band : Tool
Album: Lateralus
Track: 6
Song : Parabol

Part : Bass
Tuning: drop B/E

Tabbed: Brad Haczynski
Email : thedad2000@aol.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)


 
Bass enters at :48
*Note* those other noises are Danny, not the bass!
 
This whole song is played very lightly while slightly scraping the strings with the pick.
 
With Flange
 
:48
g--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
d--2—/-7-7--/-9---11-12-----2-/-7-7--/-9-9-----2—/-7-7--/-9---11-12----2—/-7-7----7—---
e--0-/-5----/-7-------------0-/-5----/-7-------0-/-5----/-7------------0-/-5----5---0--
b--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
g------------------          g----------------
d----2-0-----7-5---          d----2-0---------
e—0--------5------- x2  or   e-0--------5-5-3- x2
b------------------          b----------------
 
I have seen him change it up live.
 
Ad lib the song…The pattern just repeats.