Band : Tool
Album: Lateralus
Track: 8
Song : Ticks & Leeches

Part : Bass
Tuning: drop D

Tabbed: Nolan Venhola (edited by Brad Haczynski 10/15/02)
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)


 
*rest for 4 bars*
 
g-------------------------------------------------
d-------------------------------------------------
a------------------------------------------------- 
d--2----0-2---2----2-0----2----0-2---2----2-/-12--
 
g-----------------------
d-----------------------
a----------------------- x4
d--2----0-2---2----2-0--
 
g-------------------------------------------------
d-------------------------------------------------
a------------------------------------------------- 
d--2----0-2---2----2-0----2----0-2---2----2-/-12--
 
 
g----------------------------
d----------------------------
a--------0h2----------------- x4
d--2-0h2-----0-2-0h3p0-2h3---
 
*rest*
 
g-----------------------
d-----------------------
a----------------------- x5
d--2----0-2---2----2-0--
 
g------------------------
d------------------------
a----------------------5- 
d--2----0-2---2----2-0---
 
 
g---------------------------|-----------------------------
d---------------------------|-----------------------------
a--------0h2----------------|--------0h2-----------3---0--
d--2-0h2-----0-2-0h3p0-2h3--|--2-0h2-----0-2-0h3p0---5----
 
g---------------------------|--------------------------
d---------------------------|--------------------------
a--------0h2----------------|--------0h2------3--3-----
d--2-0h2-----0-2-0h3p0-2h3--|--2-0h2-----0-2--------0--
 
g-----------------------------
d-----------------------------
a-------3-------2------------- x4
d--2-xx---x-2-x-------5-4-0---
 
g-----------------------------------------------
d-----------------------------------------------
a---------------------------------------------5-
d--2----0-2---2----2-0----2----0-2---2----0-2---
 
g-----------------------
d-----------------------
a----------------------- x4
d--2----0-2---2----2-0--
 
g------------------------
d------------------------
a----------------------5- 
d--2----0-2---2----2-0---
 
                    x3
g----------------------|--------------------------
d----------------------|--------------------------
a----------------------|------------3----3-3h5----
d--2--0-2--2-0-2--2-3--|--2--0-2--2---h5-------0--
 
g-----------------------------
d-----------------------------
a-------3-------2------------- x4
d--2-xx---x-2-x-------5-4-0---
 
g---------------------------------------------
d---------------------------------------------
a------------------------------------------3-- x4
d--0h2-2-2-0-5-0-3-0h1-0h2-2-2-0-5-0-3-0h3----
 
*soft part*
 
The bass is doing a whole bunch of stuff on the whammy. I have NO IDEA what, though...
 
 
 
very quietly..
 
(4:24)
g----------------------------------
d--2--2--2--2--2-2--2--2--5--0-----
a---------------------------------- 
d----------------------------------
 
g------------------------------------------------------------------
d--2--2--2--2--2-2--2--2--5--4-----2--2--2--2--2-2--2--2--5--0-----
a------------------------------------------------------------------
d------------------------------------------------------------------
 
g----------------------------------------
d--0-2-3--0--2-----0h2-2--2--2--5--0-----
a---------------2------------------------
d----------------------------------------
 
g----------------------------------------
d--0-2-3--0--2-----0--2---2--------------
a---------------2------------2-----------
d-------------------------------2--0-----
 
g----------------------------------------
d----------------------------------------
a---------------------------------------- x2
d--2------------------2------/--5--0-----
 
variation..very hard to hear
 
g----------------------------------------
d-----0-2-3—0h2-2-2----------------------
a---------------------------------------- 
d--2------------------2------/--5--0-----
 
g----------------------------------------
d----------------------------------------
a---------------------------------------- 
d--2------------------2------/--5--0-----
 
*rest*  Saw on Ft Lauterdale vid..
 
g-------------------------------------------------------------------------
d-------------------------------------------------------------------------
a------------------------------------------------------------------------- x5
d--14--14-14-14-14--14-14-14-14--14-14-14-14--14--14--17--12-12-12-12-12--
 
g--------------------------------------------------------------
d-----(sticato................)--------------------------------
a--------------------------------------------------------------
d--14--14-14-14-14--14-14-14-14--14-14-14-14--14--14--17--12---
 
g-----------------------
d-----------------------
a----------------------- x4
d--2----0-2---2----2-0--
 
(ok this part is really muddy,
 so no guarantees here)…note from Brad….my best guess too….sounds ok...but I just don’t know
            x8
g--------------|-------------------------------
d--------------|-------------------------------
a--------------|-------------------------------
d--5h7--0-5h7--|--0-0-0-0-....-(pedal open d)--
 
Ft. Lauterdale..bass does slides here..like the guitar 
               
g-------------------
d-------------------
a------------------- x4
d--2-/-10---2-/-9---
 
g-------------------------------------------------
d-------------------------------------------------
a-------------------------------------------------
d--2-/-10---2-/-9-9-10-----2-/-10---2-/-9-10-9----
 
g--------------------------------------------------
d--------------------------------------------------
a--------------------------------------------------
d--2-/-10---2-/-9-9-10-----2-/-10---2-/-9-9--5-4-0-
 
g-----------------------------------------
d-----------------------------------------
a-----------------------------------------
d—12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--
 
g-----------------------------------------------------------
d-----------------------------------------------------------
a-----------------------------------------------------------
d--10-10---121212---10-10---121212---10-10---121212--0--2---