Band : Tool
Album: Lateralus
Track: 9
Song : Lateralus

Part : Bass
Tuning: drop D

Tabbed: Brad Haczynski
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)


 
 
(rest for 3 bars)
 
Bring in volume slowly
 
g-----------
d--0-0-0-0-- x32
a-----------
d-----------
 
g--------------------------------------------------------------------
d--------------------------------------------------------------------
a---------------------------------------------------------------3-5-- x2
d--0-0-x-0-0-x-0-5-5-5-0-3--3-3-x-3-3-x-5-55-3-0-3-5-5-5--x-5-3------
 
g------------------------------------------------------------------------
d------------------------------------------------------------------------
a------------------------------------------------------------------------
d--0-0-x-0-0-x-0-5-5-5-0-3--3-3-x-3-3-x-5-55-3-0-3-5-5-5--x-5-3-3h5-3-0--
 
*rest for 4 bars*
 
g----------------------------
d-----------10-----------12--
a---5-----8-----5-----10----- x8
d------0-----------0---------
 
g------------------------------------------
d------------------------------------------
a--0--------------------------------------- x4
d----5-3-0--0-3-3-3-3--0-0-0-0--0-5-5-5-5--
 
g------------------------------
d------------------------------
a------------------------------
d--5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5---
 
g--------------------------------------------------------------------
d--------------------------------------------------------------------
a---------------------------------------------------------------3-5-- x2
d--0-0-x-0-0-x-0-5-5-5-0-3--3-3-x-3-3-x-5-55-3-0-3-5-5-5--x-5-3------
 
g------------------------------------------------------------------------
d------------------------------------------------------------------------
a------------------------------------------------------------------------
d--0-0---0-0---0-5-5-5-0-3--3-3---3-3---5-55-3-0-3-5-5-5--x-5-3-3h5-3-0--
 
*rest for 4 bars*
 
(fretless bass part)
g-----------------------------------
d--------------10---------------12--
a-------5---/8----------5---/10----- x8
d---12\\-----------12\\-------------
 
g------------------------------------------
d------------------------------------------
a--0--------------------------------------- x4
d----5-3-0--0-3-3-3-3--0-0-0-0--0-5-5-5-5--
 
g--------------------
d--------------------
a--------------------
d--5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5--
 
g--------------------------------------------------------------------
d--------------------------------------------------------------------
a---------------------------------------------------------------3-5-- x6
d--0-0-x-0-0-x-0-5-5-5-0-3--3-3-x-3-3-x-5-55-3-0-3-5-5-5--x-5-3------
 
g------------------------------------------------------------------
d------------------------------------------------------------------
a-----3-5----3-5------3-5----3-5--------------3-5-------------3-5--
d--0-------0-------0-------0--------000--3--5-------000--3--5------
 
(with flange)
 
g---------
d--000-0--
a--------- x27
d---------
 
5:35
g-----------------------------------------------
d--3---555-5----333-3----000-0-000-0-000-0--3---
a-----------------------------------------------
d-----------------------------------------------
 
g-----------------------------------------------------
d--555-5-555-5--333-3-333-3--000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0--
a-----------------------------------------------------
d-----------------------------------------------------
 
g-----------------------------------------------------
d--555-5-555-5--888-8-888-8--000-0-000-0-000-0-000-0--
a-----------------------------------------------------
d-----------------------------------------------------
 
g--------------------------------------------------
d--555-5-555-5--333-3-333-3--000-0-000-0--3-//-10--
a--------------------------------------------------
d--------------------------------------------------
 
                                            x3
g--7-7-7-7---5-5-5-5-------------------------|--7------5-------
d--5-5-5-5---3-3-3-3---0-0-0-0---3-3-//-10---|--5------3-------
a--------------------------------------------|-----------------
d--------------------------------------------|-----------------
 
6:40
g------------------------------------------------------
d------------------------------------------------------
a------------------------------------------------------ x4
d--555-5-555-5--333-3-333--5--000-0-000-0--3-3-//-10---
 
g----------------------------
d----------------------------
a----------------------------
d--555-5-555-5--333-3-333-3--
 
*rest*
 
Whammy, 1 octave up rocked forward, after striking each 
note rock the whammy back
Also, slight distortion to give it that gritty sound..
 
g|--------------------------------------------------
d|.-------------------------------------------------
a|.-------------------------------------------------
d|---5-----5-----5-----5-----5-----5-----5-----5----
 
g--------------------------------------------------|
d-------------------------------------------------.|
a-------------------------------------------------.| (x3)
d----12----10----12----15----12----10----15----12-.|
 
g---------------------------------------------------
d---------------------------------------------------
a---------------------------------------------------
d---5-----5-----5-----5-----5-----5-----5----3//10--
 
(whammy and distortion off)
 
straight off mansfield vid...perfect view..                            
 
g---------------------------------
d--7-/-10-\-7—-7-7--7-/-10-\-7----
a--5-/-8--\-5--5-5--5-/-8--\-5---- x4
d---------------------------------
 
                x4            x2
g----------------|---------------|-----------------
d----------------|---------------|-----------------
a---0-------3----|--5--------3---|--5--------3-----
d-----3-3-5---0--|----3-3-5----0-|----3-3-5-----0--
 
*rest*
 
g-----------------------------------------
d-----------------------------------------
a---------------------------3--5----------
d--0-----3-----5------5--3--------0-------