Band : Tool
Album: Lateralus
Track: 3
Song : The Patient

Part : Bass
Tuning: drop D

Tabbed: Nolan Venhola (edited by Brad updated 6/21/03)
Email : nolan@tooltabs.net
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)


 
Thanks to Joe Lucas for some help with corrections with various parts of the song
 
*rest for 4 bars*
 
delay
(hammering-on with left hand and turning the tone knob for the wah effect)
 
use bass wah if you have one..
 
g--h9h10p9-h7-h12-h9-h9h10p9-h7-h17-h14--
d----------------------------------------
a---------------------------------------- x8
d----------------------------------------
delay off
 
*hit open low D and let ring*
 
                                x6            x8                                x4
g---------------------------------|-------------|---------------------------------
d--------------------------2---2--|-------------|--------------------------2---2--
a-----------0------------3---0----|--0-3-5-0-7--|-----------0------------3---0----
d--3--0--5----5-0--3--0-----------|-------------|--3--0--5----5-0--3--0-----------
 
 
g-------------------------
d-------------------------
a------------------------- x2
d--3--0--5--7----7-8-7-0—-
 
g----------------------------
d--------------7-8-----------
a---------------------------- x2
d--3--0--5--7-------7-8-7-0—-
 
g------------------------------
d--------------7-8-7-----------
a------------------------------ 
d--3--0--5--7---------7-8-7-0—-
 
g-------------------------
d-------------------------
a------------------------- 
d--3--0--5--7----7-8-7-0—-
 
g-----------------------------
d-----------------------------
a----------------------------- 
d--3--0--5--7—--7-8--7-8-7-0—-
 
g----------------------------
d----------------------------
a----------5-----------------
d--3--0--5---0-7--7--10--12--
 
 
g------------------------------------------------------------
d--------12------------10------------------------------------
a-----------12------10----10--------------------------------- x4
d—-0-12----------10------------—-12—10-0-12--12-10/12-12/14--
 
(verified with video. It is NOT 10h12—10h12)
 
g---------------------------
d---------------------------
a--12--15--10-12--12—10h12—-x4
d---------------------------
 
w/distortion
g---------------------------
d---------------------------
a--12--15--10-12--12—10h12—-x4
d---------------------------
distortion off
 
g------------------------------------------------------------
d--------12------------10------------------------------------
a-----------12------10----10--------------------------------- x4
d—-0-12----------10------------—-12—10-0-12--12-10/12-12/14--
 
g-------------
d-------------
a--0-3-5-0-7-- x8
d-------------
 
g-------------------|----------------------
d---------2---------|------------2---------
a--5-3-5--0--0-3-5--|-0-7-5-3-5--0--0-3-5-- x3
d-------------------|----------------------
 
 (there are extra bells played by Danny on top of this at the beginning
  of each bar)
 
g------|-<5>----------
d--<5>-|----<5>------ x4
a--<5>----|--------<5>--
d------|-------------
 
                          
g----------------
d----------------
a---------------- x8
d--0-3-5-0-7-----
                                       x7
g-----------------|-----------------------
d-----------------|-----------------------
a-----------------|-----------------------
d--3-0-1-0-0-2-3--|--0-1-0-3-0-1-0-0-2-3--
 
                  x15
g---------------------|--------------------
d---------------------|---------------5-7--
a---------------------|-----------5-7------
d--5h7--5-7-5-7--5h7--|--5h7--5-7----------
 
                                 x4                                 
g—-9-9-9-9---7-7------------5-5----|
d—-7-7-7-7---5-5--0-0-0-0---3-3----|
a----------------------------------|
d----------------------------------|
 
                                 x2
d----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|----------------------------------
a----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|----------------------------------
d----------------------------------|-------------10-10--------------------|----------------------------------
g--7-7-7-7--7-5-5--0-0-0-0--0-3-3--|--7-7-7-7--7--------12-12-12-12-\-3-3-|--7-7-7-7--7-5-5--0-0-0-0--0-3-3--
 
                                x4
g---------------------------------|-----------------------------|-----------------------
d--------------------------2---2--|----------------------2---2--|-----------------------
a-----------0------------3---0----|--------------------3---0----|-----------------------
d--3--0--5----5-0--3--0-----------|--3--0--5-0---3--0-----------|--3--0----5//15--12----