Band : Tool
Album: Lateralus
Track: 1
Song : The Grudge

Part : Guitar
Tuning: drop D

Tabbed: Nolan Venhola
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)


*startup noise*

(distortion)

0:08              x8   0:20            x8  0:32           x18
e--------------------|-------------------|--------------------
b--------------------|-------------------|--------------------
g--------------------|-------------------|--------------------
d--------------------|-------------------|--------------------
a--------------------|--------5----------|--------------------
d--0h1p0-0--0h1p0-0--|--0h1p0---0h1p0-3--|--0h1p0-0--0h1p0-0--
  pm - - - - - - - |                       pm - - - - - - - |

 1:00
 "where the grudge..."
e-----------------------
b-----------------------
g-----------------------
d-----------------------
a----------------------- x4
d--0-0-0-00--00-0--0-0--
  pm - - - - - - - - |

 1:14
e---------------------------------
b--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--15-15--
g--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--14-14--
d--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0---
a--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0---
d--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0---

*rest*

(Note: the wah part is actually Adam playing his synth with his foot.
       I have, however, written the synth part for wah here so anyone
       can make the similar sound to be a bit authentic)

 1:33               x3
e----------------w/wah-|----------------w/wah----
b------------------3---|------------------3------
g------------------2---|------------------2------
d------------------0---|------------------0------
a------------------0---|------------------0------
d--0--0-0-00--00-0-0---|--0--0-0-00--00-0-0-0-0--
  pm- - - - - - -|

 1:46                       2:11
 "clutch it like..."    x8  "saturn ascends.." x8
e-------------------------|-----------------------
b-------------------------|-----------------------
g-------------------------|-----------------------
d--0--0-000-0--00-0--000--|--0--0-0-00--00-0--00--
a--0--0-000-0--00-0--000--|--0--0-0-00--00-0--00--
d--0--0-000-0--00-0--000--|--0--0-0-00--00-0--00--
  pm - - - - - - - - - -|   pm - - - - - - - - |

 2:22
 "again..."
e----------------------------------------------------------------------------
b----------------------------------------------------------------------------
g----------------------------------------------------------------------------
d----------------------------------------------------------------------------
a------------12-------------12-10-------------12-------------12-10-///--5-b--
d--12h13p12-------12h13p12----------12h13p12-------12h13p12------------------


 2:40                2:53
 "clutch it..." x4   "saturn..."  x4
e-----------------|-----------------
b-----------------|-----------------
g-----10--5-------|--7--10--5-------
d--0--8---3--3h5--|--5--8---3--3h5--
a--0--8---3--3h5--|--5--8---3--3h5--
d--0---------3h5--|------------3h5--

 3:04
 "saturn ascends..."
e-------------------------------
b-------------------------------
g------5--7--8--7---5--7--8--7--
d--0---3--5--6--5---3--5--6--5--
a--0---3--5--6--5---3--5--6--5--
d--0----------------------------

e---------------------------------------
b---------------------------------------
g--5----------------------5--7--8--5----
d--3----------------------3--5--6--3----
a--3--5h6p5-3h5p3-5h6p5---3--5--6--3----
d---------------------------------------

 3:18                     3:30
 "done..."           x8   "wear the grudge..."  x4
e-----------------------|--------------------------
b-----------------------|--------------------------
g-----------------------|--------------------------
d--0--0-0-00--00-0--00--|----------0-00--00-0--00--
a--0--0-0-00--00-0--00--|--3-----5-0-00--00-0--00--
d--0--0-0-00--00-0--00--|----5p0---0-00--00-0--00--

 3:42
 "wear the grudge..."
e----------------------------------------------------------------------------
b----------------------------------------------------------------------------
g----------------------------------------------------------------------------
d----------0-00------10-10---------0-00------5-5---------0-00-----8-8---3-3--
a--3-----5-0-00------10-10-3-----5-0-00------5-5-3-----5-0-00-----8-8---3-3--
d----5p0---0-00------10-10---5p0---0-00------5-5---5p0---0-00-----8-8---3-3--

e----------------------------------------------------------------------------
b----------------------------------------------------------------------------
g----------------------------------------------------------------------------
d----------0-00--x-x-10-10---------0-00----x-5-5---------0-00---x-8-8---3-3--
a--3-----5-0-00--x-x-10-10-3-----5-0-00----x-5-5-3-----5-0-00---x-8-8---3-3--
d----5p0---0-00--x-x-10-10---5p0---0-00----x-5-5---5p0---0-00---x-8-8---3-3--

e----------------------------------------------------------------------------
b----------------------------------------------------------------------------
g----------------------------------------------------------------------------
d----------0-00--x-x-10-10---------0-00-xxxx-5-5---------0-00---x-8-8---3-3--
a--3-----5-0-00--x-x-10-10-3-----5-0-00-xxxx-5-5-3-----5-0-00---x-8-8---3-3--
d----5p0---0-00--x-x-10-10---5p0---0-00-xxxx-5-5---5p0---0-00---x-8-8---3-3--

 4:13
(with flange)                                         x3
e-----------------------------|--------------------------
b-----------------------------|--------------------------
g-----------------------------|--------------------------
d--0--0--0--0--3--5-----------|--0--0--0--3--5-----------
a--0--0--0--0--3--5--3-----5--|--0--0--0--3--5--3-----5--
d--0--0--0--0--3--5----5p0----|--0--0--0--3--5----5p0----

 4:25
 "saturn comes..."
e--------------------------
b--------------------------
g--------------------------
d----------0-00--00-0--00--
a--3-----5-0-00--00-0--00-- x4
d----5p0---0-00--00-0--00--

e---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
b---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
g---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
d-----------0-00--x-x-10-10---------0-00----x-5-5---------0-00---x-8-8h10p8--3-3--
a--3------5-0-00--x-x-10-10-3-----5-0-00----x-5-5-3-----5-0-00---x-8-8-------3-3--
d----5p0----0-00--x-x-10-10---5p0---0-00----x-5-5---5p0---0-00---x-8-8-------3-3--

 4:48                       5:09
 "choose to..."             "go..."
e-------------------------|------------------------------------
b-------------------------|------------------------------------
g-------------------------|------------------------------------
d--0--hold-and-feedback---|------------------------------------
a--0----------------------|------------------------------------
d--0----------------------|--12--12-12--12-12-10--12-10-10-12--

 5:12       x4   5:24                          x4
e--------------|----------------------------------
b--2--(w/wah---|----------------------------------
g--3---and-----|----------------------------------
d--0--flange)--|----------------------------------
a--0-----------|----------------------------------
d--0-----------|--0--10--5--3h5---0--10--12--3h5--

 5:36
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
b--------------------------------------------------------------------
g--------------------------------------------------------------------
d--------------------------------------------------------------------
a--///6--5----3h5--6--5--8----3h5--6--5--5~~----3h5--6--5--8----3h5--
d--------------------------------------------------------------------

 5:48            6:01
            x4   "give away the stone..."      x4
e--------------|----------------------------------
b--2--(w/wah---|----------------------------------
g--3---and-----|----------------------------------
d--0--flange)--|----------------------------------
a--0-----------|----------------------------------
d--0-----------|--0--10--5--3h5---0--10--12--3h5--

 6:25  x8  6:30            x8   6:43           x8
e--------|--------------------|-------------------
b--------|--------------------|-------------------
g--------|--------------------|-------------------
d--0-----|--------------------|-------------------
a--0-----|--------------------|--------5----------
d--0-----|--0h1p0-0--0h1p0-0--|--0h1p0---0h1p0-3--
          pm - - - - - - - |

*volume off, hit open D5 chord and turn volume up slowly over two bars*

  6:58              x3
e----------------------|--------------------------
b----------------------|--------------------------
g---------7------------|---------7----------------
d--0h1p0--5--0h1p0--3--|--0h1p0--5--0h1p0--3p0-3-- (x4)
a--0h1p0--5--0h1p0--3--|--0h1p0--5--0h1p0--3p0-3--
d--0h1p0-----0h1p0--3--|--0h1p0-----0h1p0--3p0-3--

  7:24       x16   7:48
e----------------|-----------------------------------
b----------------|-----------------------------------
g----------------|-----------------------------------
d--0-0-0-00--0---|--12----10---15-----12----10---15--
a--0-0-0-00--0---|-----------------------------------
d--0-0-0-00--0---|-----------------------------------
  pm - - - - -|

 8:00
e---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
b---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
g---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
d--12--12-12-12--12-13-12--12-12-13-12--10--10-10-10--10-10--15--15-15-15--15-15--
a--12--12-12-12--12-13-12--12-12-13-12--10--10-10-10--10-10--15--15-15-15--15-15--
d--12--12-12-12--12-13-12--12-12-13-12--10--10-10-10--10-10--15--15-15-15--15-15--

e---------------------------------------------------
b---------------------------------------------------
g---------------------------------------------------
d--0--0-0-0--0-1--0--0-0-1-0--5--5-5-5--5-0-3-------
a--0--0-0-0--0-1--0--0-0-1-0--5--5-5-5--5-0-3-------
d--0--0-0-0--0-1--0--0-0-1-0--5--5-5-5--5-0-3-------

  8:13          x8   8:25   x8
e------------------|-----------
b------------------|-----------
g------------------|-----------
d--0h1p0-0-0h1p0-0-|--0-0-0-0--
a--0h1p0-0-0h1p0-0-|--0-0-0-0--
d--0h1p0-0-0h1p0-0-|--0-0-0-0--