Band : Tool
Album: Undertow
Track: 4
Song : Bottom

Part : Bass
Tuning: drop D

Tabbed: Brad Haczynski (updated 2/04/03)
Email : thedad2000@aol.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)


These are not hammer on’s and pull off….this is all picking..very fast.
 
(0:00)
 
g-------------------------------
d-------------------------------
a-------------------------------
d-5---0-2-3-0-3-2-0-2-3-0-3-2-0-
 
g-------------------------------
d------------------------------- x2
a-------------------------------
d-5---0-2-3-0-3-2-0-2-3---3-2-0-
 
g-------------------------
d-------------------------
a-------------------------
d-5---0--3-0-3p2-0-2-3b--
 
(0:14)
 
g-------------------------------
d------------------------------- x4
a-------------------------------
d-5---0-2-3-0-3-2-0-2-3---3-2-0-
 
(0:27) the guitar does like 6 mutes here...but the bass only does 2..
                            x3
g-----------------------------|----------------------------
d-----------------------------|---------------------------- (x2)
a------------------------3----|----------------------------
d-0-2-3---x-xxx---0-2-3-----3-|0-2-3---x-xxx---0-2-3--/10--
 
(0:54)
 
g-------------------------------
d------------------------------- x4
a-------------------------------
d-5---0-2-3-0-3-2-0-2-3---3-2-0-
 
 
(1:08)
 
                            x3
g-----------------------------|----------------------------
d-----------------------------|---------------------------- (x2)
a------------------------3----|----------------------------
d-0-2-3---x-xxx---0-2-3-----3-|0-2-3---x-xxx---0-2-3--/10--
 
(1:35)
 
g-------------------------------
d------------------------------- x3
a-------------------------------
d-5---0-2-3-0-3-2-0-2-3---3-2-0-
 
 
g------------------------
d------------------------
a------------------------
d-5---0-2-3-0-3-2-0-2-3--
 
(1:48)
 
g---------------------------
d--------------------------- x 16
a---------------------------
d--3-/-10---0--5h6--5--0----
 
(2:45)
 
g----------
d----------
a----------
d--3--10---
 
(2:51)  Henry Rollins Part....
          x2                         x3                            x2
g-----------|--------------|-----------|--------<5>------|-----------|--------<5>------
d-----------|--------------|-----------|---<3>-----------|-----------|---<3>-----------
a-----3-----|----6\\\\\\---|-----3-----|------------<5>--|-----3-----|------------<5>--
d--3-----0--|--------------|--3-----0--|-----------------|--3-----0--|-----------------
                 slow slide             f, c, d as harmonics
(3:40) Henry Rollins cont..
          x4                         x3
g-----------|--------------|-----------|---7----|-------------------------------
d-----------|--------------|-----------|---0----|-------------------------------
a-----3-----|----6\\\\\\---|-----3-----|---5----|-----3-------------------------
d--3-----0--|--------------|--3-----0--|---0----|--3-----0--3--0--0--0--0--0--0-
                 slow slide                                   pm - - - - - - -|
 
(4:36)
 
g-------------------------
d------------------------- x 8
a-------------------------
d--3-/-10---0--5h6--5--0--
 
(5:05) (this is how Paul played it…JC plays it all on the LOW (3,5)..either way is ok.)
 
                      x4                        x4
g-----------------------|-------------------------
d-----------------------|-------------------------  (x2)
a-----------------------|-------------------------
d--0--0-15--0-17--0-15--|--3--10---0--5h6--5--0---
 
(5:54)
 
g--------------------
d-------------------- x8
a--------------------
d--0--0-3--0-5--0-3--
 
(6:14)
 
g--------------------------------------------------------------
d--------------------------------------------------------------
a--------------------------------------------------------------
d--0-1--0-1--0-1--0-1-//-12-13-13--12-13-13--12-13-13--12-13b--
 
(6:22)
                                                          x7
g----------------------------|-------------------------------
d----------------------------|-------------------------------
a----------------------------|-------------------------------
d--0-2-3-0-3-2-0-2-3-0-3-2-0-|-5---0-2-3-0-3-2-0-2-3-0-3-2-0-
 
(6:48)
 
g-------------------------------------------------------------------------
d-------------------------------------------------------------------------
a-------------------------------------------------------------------------
d--3--3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--
 
(6:54)
 
g---------------------------------------------------------
d---------------------------------------------------------
a------------------------------------------------------5--
d--5--0---------//----------\\---------//---------\\---0--
                various slides up and down the d strings....throw in a few harmonics.....