Band : Tool
Album: Lateralus
Track: 7
Song : Parabola

Part : Bass
Tuning: drop B/E

Tabbed: Nolan Venhola (updated by Brad 06/21/03)
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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)


 
This is off the Madison Square Garden video 10/01
 
g-------------------
d--0h2—2h3p2--------- x8
e--0---------3-0----
b----------------3--
 
 
g-----------------------
d--0h2222—2h3p2--------- x8
e--0-------------3-0----
b-------------------33--
 
 
Distortion on
(these are octaves)
g--------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------
d--5-5-/-7-7-7--/-9-9-/-11-11-10h11h12-------|--5-5-/-7-7-7--/-9-9-/-11-11-11/12----
e--3-3-/-5-5-5--/-7-7-/-9--9-----------------|--3-3-/-5-5-5--/-7-7-/-9--9---9/10----
b--------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------
 
                                                                dist. off
g--------------------------------------------|---------------------------------
d--5-5-/-7-7-7--/-9-9-/-11-11-10h11h12-------|--5-5-/-7-7-7--------------------
e--3-3-/-5-5-5--/-7-7-/-9--9-----------------|--3-3-/-5-5-5--------------------
b--------------------------------------------|-----------------1-1---10-—8—-3--
 
                    x7
g---------------------|----------------
d--0h2—2h3p2----------|----------------
e--0---------3-0------|----------------
b----------------333--|--3-5—--3-5---3-
 
                               x3
g--------------------------------|---------------------
d--------------------------------|---------------------
e----------5------------------2--|----------5----------
b--0-3-3-3---5-0-5----5-3-5-5----|--0-3-3-3---5-0-5----
 
alive!!!
 
g---------------------
d---------------------
e--------------------- x8
b--3h5-5/6\5-/8--\5-3-
 
 
Distortion on
(these are octaves)
                                                                     
g--------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------
d--5-5-/-7-7-7--/-9-9-/-11-11-10h11h12-------|--5-5-/-7-7-7--/-9-9-/-11-11-11/12----
e--3-3-/-5-5-5--/-7-7-/-9--9-----------------|--3-3-/-5-5-5--/-7-7-/-9--9---9/10----
b--------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------
 
                                                                dist. off
g--------------------------------------------|---------------------------------
d--5-5-/-7-7-7--/-9-9-/-11-11-10h11h12-------|--5-5-/-7-7-7--------------------
e--3-3-/-5-5-5--/-7-7-/-9--9-----------------|--3-3-/-5-5-5--------------------
b--------------------------------------------|-----------------1-1---10-—8—-3--
 
                                      
                    x7
g---------------------|----------------
d--0h2—2h3p2----------|----------------
e--0---------3-0------|----------------
b----------------333--|--3-5—--3-5---3-
 
                
                               x3
g--------------------------------|---------------------
d--------------------------------|---------------------
e----------5------------------2--|----------5----------
b--0-3-3-3---5-0-5----5-3-5-5----|--0-3-3-3---5-0-5----
 
*hold last note*
 
Whammy in detune setting or chorus pedal works fine.
Effect on
                           x3                                                         x4
g------------------------19--|-------------------------|--------------------------------
d--16-17-16-19--16-17-16-----|-16-17-16-19—16-17-16-19-|-16-17-16h17-14-12—19-19--17\---
e----------------------------|-------------------------|--------------------------------
b----------------------------|-------------------------|--------------------------------
effect off
 
g-----------------------------
d-----------------------------
e-----------------5-5--3------ x4
b--5-5--3-xx-xx-----------0---
 
g--------------------------
d--------0----------------- x2
e----5-3-----------3-------
b--5-------3---5-3---0-3---
 
g-----------------------------------------
d---------------0------------------------- 
e------555-333-----------------333--------
b--555-------------3---555-333------0-3---
 
g--------------------------
d--------0----------------- 
e----5-3-----------3-------
b--5-------3---5-3---0-3---
 
 
g-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
d--2p0----------------2p0-------------------2p0----------------2p0--------------
e-----3p2p0--------------3p2p0-------5--3------3p2p0--------------3p2p0---------
b-----------3--3--3------------3--5------------------3--3--3------------3--5----
 
JC continues this while adam starts the other riff..
 
g---------------------------------
d--0h2p0-0h2p0-0h2p0-0h2p0--------
e---------------------------3--2—- x7
b---------------------------------
 
g------------------------------
d------------------------------
a-----0-5h7-0-10h12-0-5h7-0----
d-3h5-----------------------3--
 
d-------------------
a-------------------
e------------------- x6
b--5-55555-3-33333--
 
g-------------------------------------
d-------------------------------------
e----3h5----3h5-----------------------
b--5------3-------3-5---3-5---3----5--
 
*rest for 4 bars*
 
g-----------------------
d-----------------------
e----------------------- x3
b----------------3-3-0--
 
*rest and come in near end with guitar*
 
g-----------------------
d--2-----0--2-----------
e-----------------------
b-----------------------