Band : Tool
Album: 10,000 Days
Track: 5
Song : The Pot

Part : Guitar
Tuning: drop D

Tabbed: Noah Cherry (Verification by Nolan Venhola and Tooltabs Community)
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)


Effects: delay, tremolo, and eq boost (used mainly for the feedback parts)

e----------------------| most of the feedback is tracked in so dont worry about getting it perfect
b----------------------|
g----------------------|
d--0-VS----------------|
a--0-VS--feedback------|
D--0-VS----------------|

e-----------------------------------------|x2
b-----------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------|
d-------0---------0-----------0-----------|
a--------------------------------------3--|
D--0-0-----00--0------00-0--0-----0-0h3---|
pm- - -}  {- - -}    {- - - -}   {-}

delay      x4
e------------|------------------|
b------------|------------------| bend note until it feedbacks then release slowly.
g------------|------------------| won't do it everytime so don't overbend.
d------------|------------------|
a------15b^--|---15rb-----------|
D---0--------|---------x////----|

tremolo pedal & delay with volume swells
e--------------------------------------------------------------|
b--------------------------------------------------------------|
g--17vs----14vs-(feedback)-------------------------------------|
d-----------------------------10vs---12vs----(12)s//////-------|
a--------------------------------------------------------------|
D--------------------------------------------------------------|

e-----------------------------------------|x2
b-----------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------|
d-------0---------0-----------0-----------|
a--------------------------------------3--|
D--0-0-----00--0------00-0--0-----0-0h3---|
pm- - -}  {- - -}    {- - - -}

e---------------------------------------------------|
b---------------------------------------------------|
g---------------------------------------------------|
d---------------------------------------------------|
a--------5-------3------------------10---------5----|
D----5-5----33-3--------s\1010-10-10------55-h6--6--|

e-----------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------|
d-------0---------0-----------0-----------|
a--------------------------------------3--|
D--0-0-----00--0------00-0--0-----0-0h3---|
pm- - -}  {- - -}    {- - - -}

e----------------------------------------------------|
b----------------------------------------------------|
g----------------------------------------------------|
d----------------------------------------------------|
a----------5-------3------------------10-------------|
D---3s/5-5----33-3--------s\1010-10-10-----11-1-1p0--|


e-----------------------------------------|x2
b-----------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------|
d-------0---------0-----------0-----------|
a--------------------------------------3--|
D--0-0-----00--0------00-0--0-----0-0h3---|
pm- - -}  {- - -}    {- - - -}

           x2
e------------|------------------|
b------------|------------------|
g------------|------------------|
d-------10b^-|----(10)s///------|
a------------|------------------|
D---0--------|------------------|

e-----------------------------------------|x3
b-----------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------|
d-------0---------0-----------0-----------|
a--------------------------------------3--|
D--0-0-----00--0------00-0--0-----0-0h3---|
pm- - -}  {- - -}    {- - - -}   { - - -}

e-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
g-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d-------0---------0-----------0---------------10b^---0----------10--s/----|
a--------------------------------------3------10b^---0----------10--s/----|
D--0-0-----00--0------00-0--0-----0-0h3-------10b^---0---x////--10--s/----|
pm- - -}  {- - -}    {- - - -}

e-----------------------------------------
b-----------------------------------------
g-----------------------------------------
d-------0---------0-----------0-----------
a--------------------------------------3--
D--0-0-----00--0------00-0--0-----0-0h3---
pm- - -}  {- - -}    {- - - -}

e---------------------------------------------------|
b---------------------------------------------------|
g---------------------------------------------------|
d---------------------------------------------------|
a--------5-------3------------------10---------5----|
D----5-5----33-3--------s\1010-10-10------55-h6--6--|

e-----------------------------------------
b-----------------------------------------
g-----------------------------------------
d-------0---------0-----------0-----------
a--------------------------------------3--
D--0-0-----00--0------00-0--0-----0-0h3---
pm- - -}  {- - -}    {- - - -}

e----------------------------------------------------|
b----------------------------------------------------|
g----------------------------------------------------|
d----------------------------------------------------|
a----------5-------3------------------10-------------|
D---3s/5-5----33-3--------s\1010-10-10-----11-1-1p0--|


e-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
g-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d--0-0---------------2-2--------------3-3--------------5-5----------------|
a--0-0--------5------2-2--------5-----3-3-------5------5-5--------5-------|
D--0-0-xx--5h7-7-xx--2-2-xx--5h7-7-xx-3-3-xx-5h7-7-xx--5-5-xx--5h7-7-5p0--|

e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
g--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d--0-0---------------2-2--------------3-3--------------5-5-----------------|
a--0-0--------5------2-2--------5-----3-3-------5------5-5--------5--------|
D--0-0-xx--5h7-7-xx--2-2-xx--5h7-7-xx-3-3-xx-5h7-7-xx--5-5-xx--5h7-7-5p0---|

e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b---------0-0------------0-0-----------0-0------------------------|
g---------0-0------------0-0-----------0-0------------------------|
d--0-0----0-0-----2-2----0-0----3-3----0-0-----5-5----------------|
a--0-0------------2-2-----------3-3------------5-5---------5------|
D--0-0-xx-----xx--2-2-xx-----xx-3-3-xx-----xx--5-5--xx--5h7-7-5p0-|

e---------------------------------------------------------------------|
b---------0-0------------0-0-----------0-0----------------------------|
g---------0-0------------0-0-----------0-0----------------------------|
d--0-0----0-0-----2-2----0-0----3-3----0-0-----5-5------8-8-----3-3---|
a--0-0------------2-2-----------3-3------------5-5------8-8-----3-3---|
D--0-0-xx-----xx--2-2-xx-----xx-3-3-xx-----xx--5-5--xx--8-8--xx-3-3---|

e--------------------------------------------|x4
b--------------------------------------------|
g--------------------------------------------|
d--------------------------------------------|
a----------------12---------------12---------|
D--0-0-0--0h10h12--12--0-0-0-10h12--12-------|
pm- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -)

e--------------------------------------------|x4*  * Pretty sure there's a dual track in there playing harmony notes,
b--------------------------------------------|    But this is what is most prominent, and what he plays live most of the time.
g--------------------------------------------|
d----------------------------------10--------|
a----------------12-------------------10-----|
D--0-0-0--0h10h12--12--0-0-0-10p12-----------|
pm- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - )  (--)

e------------------------------------------|x2
b------------------------------------------|
g------------------------------------------|  Slowly release palm mute on the second time
d------------------------------------------|
a--------------12---------------12---------|
D--00-0-0-10h12--12--00-0-0-10h12--12------|
pm- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -)

e--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
b--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
g--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
d-----------------------------------------------------------------------------5s/10-----12--7----------------s/5-----------
a---------------12-------8------7----------------------12------8---------7----5s/10-----12--7------s/8--8----s/5--5p0-5p0--
D--0-0-0-0h10h12----0--8---0--5---8-------0-0-0-0h10h12---0--8----0--s/5---8--5s/10--0--12--7--0---s/8----0--s/5--5p0-5p0--

e--------------------------------------------|
b--------------------------------------------|
g--------------------------------------------|
d--10-----12--7------------------------------|
a--10-----12--7-----s/8--8---------77--------|
D--10--0--12--7--0--s/8----0--s/55----88-----|

e-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|x4
b-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|    * Jambi intro style pull off's
g-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d------------------------------------------------------------------------*----|
a----------------------------------------------------------------------10p0---|
D--0-10p0-0--12-12-0--10p0--0-0---0---0--10p0-0-13--0--10p0--0--13--0--10p0---|
pm- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -)

e-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a-----------------------------------------------------------------------10p0--|
D--0-10p0-0--12-12-0--10p0--0-0---x0---x--10p0-0-13--x--10p0--0--13--x--10p0--|
pm- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -)

e------------------------------------------------|
b------------------------------------------------|
g------------------------------------------------|
d------------------------------------------------|
a--------------------------------------------3h5-|
D--0--00-00---0--00----00---00-00---000---3h5----|
pm- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -)

e-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
g-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------3h5-----------0--|
a-------------------ph3h5~~--------------------3h5-------------------3h5~~----3-----3h5---3h5---3h5--0--|
D--0--0-xx00--0-xx00------0--0-xx00--0-xx00--3h5---0--0-xx00--0-xx00-------3h5-5-3h5---------3h5-----0--|
pm- - - - - - - - - )    ( - - - - - - - - )      ( - - - - - - - - )

e-------------------------------------------------------|
b-------------------------------------------------------|
g-------------------------------------------------------|
d-------0---------0-----------0---------3s/------10b^---|
a---------------------------------------3s/------10b^---|
D--0-0-----00--0------00-0--0-----0-0h3-3s/------10b^---|
pm- - -}  {- - -}    {- - - -}

e-----------------------------------------
b-----------------------------------------
g-----------------------------------------
d-------0---------0-----------0-----------
a--------------------------------------3--
D--0-0-----00--0------00-0--0-----0-0h3---
pm- - -}  {- - -}    {- - - -}

e---------------------------------------------------|
b---------------------------------------------------|
g---------------------------------------------------|
d---------------------------------------------------|
a--------5-------3------------------10---------5----|
D----5-5----33-3--------s\1010-10-10------55-h6--6--|

e----------------------------------------------
b----------------------------------------------
g----------------------------------------------
d-------0---------0-----------0----------------
a----------------------------------------------
D--0-0-----00--0------00-0--0---3p03p03p0------
pm- - -}  {- - -}    {- - - -}

e----------------------------------------------------|
b----------------------------------------------------|
g----------------------------------------------------|
d----------------------------------------------------|
a----------5-------3------------------10-------------|
D---3s/5-5----33-3--------s\1010-10-10-----11-1-1p0--|

e-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
g-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d--0-0---------------2-2--------------3-3--------------5-5----------------|
a--0-0--------5------2-2--------5-----3-3-------5------5-5--------5-------|
D--0-0-xx--5h7-7-xx--2-2-xx--5h7-7-xx-3-3-xx-5h7-7-xx--5-5-xx--5h7-7-5----|

e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
g--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d--0-0---------------2-2--------------3-3--------------5-5-----------------|
a--0-0--------5------2-2--------5-----3-3-------5------5-5--------5--------|
D--0-0-xx--5h7-7-xx--2-2-xx--5h7-7-xx-3-3-xx-5h7-7-xx--5-5-xx--5h7-7-5p0---|

e---------------------------------------------------------------------|
b---------0-0------------0-0-----------0-0----------------------------|
g---------0-0------------0-0-----------0-0----------------------------|
d--0-0----0-0-----2-2----0-0----3-3----0-0-----5-5------8-8-----3-3---|
a--0-0------------2-2-----------3-3------------5-5------8-8-----3-3---|
D--0-0-xx-----xx--2-2-xx-----xx-3-3-xx-----xx--5-5--xx--8-8--xx-3-3---|

e--------------------------------------------------------|x2
b--------------------------------------------------------|
g--------------------------------------------------------|
d--------------------------------------------------------|
a--5---------3---------5------------3s/5--------------6--|
D-----77-00-----55-00-----77-00---3-------77-00---s/8----|
pm   (- - -)   (- - -)   (- - -)         (- - -)

e--------------------------------------------------------|
b--------------------------------------------------------|
g--------------------------------------------------------|
d--------------------------------------------------------|
a--5---------3---------5----------3s/5--------------6----|
D-----7-0-------5-0-------7-0---3-------77-00---s/8------|
pm   (- -)     (- -)     (- -) (-)     (- - -)


e--------------------------------------------------------|
b--------------------------------------------------------|
g--------------------------------------------------------|
d--------------------------------------------------------|
a--5---------3---------5------------3s/5--------------6--|
D-----77-00-----55-00-----77-00---3-------77-00---s/8----|
pm   (- - -)   (- - -)   (- - -)         (- - -)