Band : Tool
Album: Opiate
Track: 4
Song : Cold and Ugly

Part : Bass
Tuning: drop D

Tabbed: Brad Haczynski
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)


 
w/ chorus
 
rest 
 
come in w/ drums ...Yes he does that octave at the end..You cannot hear it that well on Opiate...but listen
to any live version, it is easy to hear that hes doing it on the G string (Typical Paul Style..lol)
Easiest place to hear it on Opiate version is at..3:05
 
g----------------------------------------------------5-5--
d--------------------------------------------------------- x2
a---------------------------------------------------------
d--0-0-0-3p0-0-0--0-0-0-6p0-5--0-0-0-3p0-0-0--0-0-0-------
 
**NOTE** Justin plays the above riff with No octave, throughout the whole song. Either Way is fine..you choose.
********************************************************************
g-----------------------------------------------------------
d----------------------------------------------------------- x2
a-----------------------------------------------------------
d--0-0-0-3p0-0-0--0-0-0-6p0-5--0-0-0-3p0-0-0--0-0-0--10--10-
*********************************************************************
 
g--------------------------------------------
d--------------------------------------------
a--------------------------------------------
d--0-0-0-3p0-0-0--0-0-0-6p0-5--0-0-0-3p0-0-0-
 
rest for a sec
 
Nolan and I differ on this riff..he thinks it’s the same as above..I disagree..this is what I hear.
.theres an extra G in there..
 
g--------------------------------------------------5-5--
d------------------------------------------------------- x3
a-------------------------------------------------------
d--0-0-0-3p0-0-0—5p0-0-6p0-5--0-0-0-3p0-0-0--0-0-0------
 
g------------------------------------------------------
d------------------------------------------------------ 
a------------------------------------------------------
d--0-0-0-3p0-0-0—-0-0-0-6p0-5--0-0(hold)--22\\\\\\\\\--
 
g----------------------------------------------------5-5--
d--------------------------------------------------------- 
a---------------------------------------------------------
d--0-0-0-3p0-0-0--0-0-0-6p0-5--0-0-0-3p0-0-0--0-0-0-------
 
g--------------------------------------------------------
d-------------------------------------------------------- 
a-----------------------------------------------3-3-3-3--
d--0-0-0-3p0-0-0--0-0-0-6p0-5--0-0-0-3p0-0-0--0----------
 
Listen closely..notice the 2nd and 4th are a little higher
 
g------------------------------|------------------------------
d------------------------3-----|------------------------5-----  (x2)
a------------3-------3h5----5--|------------3-------3h5----5--
d--0-0-0-3h5---5-3h5-----------|--0-0-0-3h5---5-3h5-----------
 
 
 
g--------------------------------------------------5-5--
d------------------------------------------------------- 
a-------------------------------------------------------
d--0-0-0-3p0-0-0—5p0-0-6p0-5--0-0-0-3p0-0-0--0-0-0------
 
g---------------------------------------------------------
d--------------------------------------------------------- 
a---------------------------------------------------------
d--0-0-0-3p0-0-0—5p0-0-6p0-5--0-0-0-3p0-0-0--0-0-0—22\\\--
 
 
g------------------------------------------------------------------------
d------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
a------------------------------------------------------------------------
d--0-0-0-3p0-0-0—0-0-3-2-0-0—0-0-0-//--12-12121212-15-14----17-17171717—
 
 
g------------------------------|------------------------------
d------------------------3-----|------------------------5-----  (x2)
a------------3-------3h5----5--|------------3-------3h5----5--
d--0-0-0-3h5---5-3h5-----------|--0-0-0-3h5---5-3h5-----------
 
g----
d----
a----
d-0—-
 
rest for 2 bars (come in after drum fill)
                                                        x2
g----------------------------------------------------------|-----
d--------------------3-------------------------3------5----|-----
a----------10\\----------5-----------10\\----------5-------|-----
d--0--0-0---------3---------0--0-0----------3--------------|--0--
 
Solo
 
Use Overdrive, or light distortion ........Its hard to hear, but while adam goes crazy
Continue playing the solo...
 
g---------------------------------
d--------------------3p0-5p0------ x10
a-------3p0-0—5-3—-5---------2h3--
d---3h5---------------------------
 
 
 
g------------------------------------------------------
d----------------0--5-3-0—-5-3-0—-5-3-0—-5-3-0—-5-3-0--
a-----3p0--0-5-3---------------------------------------
d—3h5--------------------------------------------------
 
overdrive/distortion off
 
g--------------------------------------------------5-5--
d------------------------------------------------------- x3
a-------------------------------------------------------
d--0-0-0-3p0-0-0—5p0-0-6p0-5--0-0-0-3p0-0-0--0-0-0------
 
g-------------------------------------------------------------------
d------------------------------------------------------------------- 
a-------------------------------------------------------------------
d--0-0-0-3p0-0-0—5p0-0-6p0-5--0-0(hold)---22-22-22-22-\\\\\\\\------
 
g----------------------------------------------------5-5--
d--------------------------------------------------------- 
a---------------------------------------------------------
d--0-0-0-3p0-0-0--0-0-0-6p0-5--0-0-0-3p0-0-0--0-0-0-------
 
g-----------------------------------------------------------
d-----------------------------------------------------------
a-----------------------------------------------------------
d--0-0-0-3p0-0-0--0-0-0-6p0-5--0-0-0-3p0-0-0-----------/7b—
 
g------------------------------|------------------------------
d------------------------3-----|------------------------5-----  (x4)
a------------3-------3h5----5--|------------3-------3h5----5--
d--0-0-0-3h5---5-3h5-----------|--0-0-0-3h5---5-3h5-----------
 
g--------------------------------------------------------------------
d--------------------------------------------------------------7-----
a--------------------------------------------------------------5-----
d--0---3---5---3---0----000000000000000000000000000000---------0-----