Band : Tool
Album: Undertow
Track: 9
Song : Flood

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)


Distortion ON

(0:01)

   ....notes in parenthesis are not actually struck.....they are repeated in the right channel....a way to
               make it sound cool is to use a strong delay to get the late echoe effect.

g----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
d--0----(0)--6---(6)---------6-////-12---12-(12)----18-(18)--\\\---0--(0)--6--(6)--
a----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
d----------------------------------------------------------------------------------

(0:32) gradually releasing the palm mute....(alot more F's than I might have put...you get the idea)

g----------------------------------------------------------7--
d----------------------------------------------------------7--
a----------------------------------------------------------5--
d--5-5-6-6-5-5-5-\-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5---0-----0--
 pm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -|

(0:55) on the third time just play ALOT more F's

g-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7--
d-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7-- x3
a-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------5--
d--5-5-6-6-5-5--5-0-0-0-6------5-5-6-6-5-5-5-\-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5--0-----0--
                                            pm - - - - - - - - - -
(2:15)


g---7-----
d---7----- x2
a---5-----
d---0-----


(2:32) keep dist on...turn off for slide....then back on

g----------------------------------
d------------------------6-//--12-- x10
a----------------------------------
d--5-5-6-6-5-5--5-0-0-0------------
               dist. off *********

(3:31)

g--------------------------------------------------------
d--------------------------------------------------------
a--------------------------------------------------------
d--5-5-6-6-5-5-5-/-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5---0---
                  pm - - - - - - - - - -
Distortion OFF

Chorus ON for rest of song

(3:42)

g---7-------------13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13--
d---7----0--//-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-- x4
a---5-----------------------------------------------
d---0-----------------------------------------------

(4:06)

g---7-----
d---7----- x2
a---5-----
d---0-----

(4:14)

g------|-----------------------------
d------|----------------------------- x17
a--3-5-|--6p5-0-3h5-0-6p5-0-3p0-3h5--
d------|-----------------------------

(5:02)

g-----------------------------
d----------------------------- x4
a-----------------------------
d--6p5-0-3h5-0-6p5-0-3p0-3h5--

(5:13)

g----7-----
d----7----- x4
a----5-----
d--x-0-----

(5:24)

g--------------------------------------------
d-xx-----------------------------------------
a-xx-----------------------------------------
d-xx-3-xx-3-xx-3-xx-3-xx-0h3-xx-3-xx-3-xx-3--

(5:31)

g--------------------------------------
d-------------------------------------- x4
a--------------------------------------
d--13p12-0-10h12-0-13p12-0-10p0-10h12--

(5:42)
                            x4
g-----------------------------|-------------
d-----------------------------|-------------
a--6p5-0-3h5-0-6p5-0-3p0-3h5--|-------------
d-----------------------------|-5--0-----0--

(6:00)

g-----------------------------
d----------------------------- x4
a--6p5-0-3h5-0-6p5-0-3p0-3h5--
d-----------------------------

(6:11)

g--------------------------------------
d-------------------------------------- x4
a--------------------------------------
d--13p12-0-10h12-0-13p12-0-10p0-10h12--

(6:22)

g-----------------------------
d----------------------------- x4
a-----------------------------
d--6p5-0-3h5-0-6p5-0-3p0-3h5--

(6:33)

g-----------------------------
d----------------------------- x4
a-----------------------------
d--6-5---3-5---6-5---3---3-5--

(6:43)
                                     x3
g--------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------
d--------------------------------------|-------------------------------15h17--18p17-0-15h17-18p17-0-15p0--------
a--18p17-0-15h17-0-18p17-0-15p0-15h17--|--18p17-0-15h17-0-18p17-0-15p0-----------------------------------15h17--
d--------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------

g--------------------------------------
d--------------------------------------
a--18p17-0-15h17-0-18p17-0-15p0-15h17--
d--------------------------------------

(7:00)

g-----------------------------------
d----------------------------------- x3
a-----------------------------------
d---0-0--6-6--5-5--8--x-0-2-3-------

                                  x2                       ...just keep doing this for a few measures..
g-----------------------------------|--------------------|---------------------------------------------------
d-----------------------------------|--------------------|---------------------------------------------------
a-----------------------------------|--------------------|---------------------------------------------------
d---0-0--6-6--5-5--8--x-x-x-x-x-x---|-0-0--6-6--5-5--8-8-|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--
                                                         pm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
(7:30)

g-------------------------------
d------------------------------- x3
a-------------------------------
d--3-xxx-3-xxx-3-xxx-5-6-5-xxx--

rest one measure

(7:41)

g---------------------
d---------------------
a---------------------
d--3-0-0-3-0-0-3-0-0--