Band : Tool
Album: Lateralus
Track: 8
Song : Ticks & Leeches

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)


(distorion)

*rest, 8 bars*

*volume off, delay on, hit open D5 chord and slowly bring in volume over 2 bars*

*feedback*

(distorion)

*rest, 8 bars*

*volume off, delay on, hit open D5 chord and slowly bring in volume over 2 bars*

*feedback*

e------------------------
b------------------------
g------------------------
d--///(pick scratch)///--
a------------------------
d------------------------

e-------------------------------
b-------------------------------
g-------------------------------
d--14---12-14-14b---14---14-12--
a-------------------------------
d-------------------------------

e-------------------------------------
b---------------------------------15--
g------------------------------14-----
d--14---12-14-14ph--14---14-12--------
a-------------------------------------
d-------------------------------------

e------------------------------------------------------------------------------
b--17-17-17-17-17-15--17-17-17-17-17-15--17-17-17-17-17-15--15-15-15-15-15-15--
g--16-16-16-16-16-14--16-16-16-16-16-14--16-16-16-16-16-14--14-14-14-14-14-14--
d--14-14-14-14-14-12--14-14-14-14-14-12--14-14-14-14-14-12--12-12-12-12-12-12-- x2
a------------------------------------------------------------------------------
d------------------------------------------------------------------------------

(delay off)

e----------------------------
b----------------------------
g----------------------------
d---------------------------- x5
a--------0h2-----------------
d--2-0h2-----0-2-0h3p0-2h3---

e--------------------------
b--------------------------
g--------------------------
d--2----------//14------0--
a--2----------//14------0--
d--2----------//14------0--

(fast triplets)
e-----------------------------------------------
b-----------------------------------------------
g-----------------------------------------------
d----------------------------------------------- x3
a-----------------------------------------------
d--14-14-14---14-14-14---14-14-14---12-12-12----
   pm - - |   pm - - |   pm - - |   pm - - |

e------------------------------------------
b------------------------------------------
g------------------------------------------
d------------------------------------------
a--------------------------------------14--
d--14-14-14---14-14-14---14-14-14---14-----
   pm - - |   pm - - |   pm - - |   ph -|

e---------------------------
b---------------------------
g---------------------------
d---------------------------
a--------0h2----------------
d--2-0h2-----0-2-0h3p0-2h3--

e-----------------------------
b-----------------------------
g-----------------------------
d-----------------------------
a--------0h2-----------3---0--
d--2-0h2-----0-2-0h3p0---5----

e---------------------------
b---------------------------
g---------------------------
d---------------------------
a--------0h2----------------
d--2-0h2-----0-2-0h3p0-2h3--

e---------------------------
b---------------------------
g---------------------------
d-----------------10-10b-0--
a--------0h2------10-10b-0--
d--2-0h2-----0-2--10-10b-0--

e-----------------------------
b-----------------------------
g-----------------------------
d--2-xx-10-x-2-x-9---9-5-4-0-- x3
a--2-xx-10-x-2-x-9---9-5-4-0--
d--2-xx-10-x-2-x-9---9-5-4-0--
                     pm - -|

e-----------------------------
b-----------------------------
g-----------------------------
d--2-xx-10-x-2-x-9------------
a--2-xx-10-x-2-x-9------------
d--2-xx-10-x-2-x-9---9-5-4-0--

e---------------------------------------------
b---------------------------------------------
g---------------------------------------------
d----2p0-------3-2--2p0-----2p0-------3-2--0-- x2
a--------3p2p0------------------3p2p0---------
d--2----------------------2-------------------

e-----------12----------------------------------------
b--------------12------//(string rubs with delay)//---
g----------------------////////////////////////////---
d--12b~-----------------------------------------------
a-----------------------------------------------------
d-----------------------------------------------------

*rest for 2 bars*

e----------------------
b----------------------
g----------------------
d--2--0-2--2-0-2--2-3-- x3
a--2--0-2--2-0-2--2-3--
d--2--0-2--2-0-2--2-3--

e--------------------------
b--------------------------
g--------------------------
d--2--0-2--2---------------
a--2--0-2--2-3----3-3h5----
d--2--0-2--2---h5-------0--

e-----------------------------
b-----------------------------
g-----------------------------
d--2-xx-10-x-2-x-9---9-5-4-0-- x4
a--2-xx-10-x-2-x-9---9-5-4-0--
d--2-xx-10-x-2-x-9---9-5-4-0--
                     pm - -|

e---------------------------------------------
b---------------------------------------------
g---------------------------------------------
d--0h2-2-2-0-5-0-3-0h1-0h2-2-2-0-5-0-3-0h3-5-- x2
a--0h2-2-2-0-5-0-3-0h1-0h2-2-2-0-5-0-3-0h3-3--
d--0h2-2-2-0-5-0-3-0h1-0h2-2-2-0-5-0-3-0h3-3--
  pm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -|

e---------------------------------------------
b---------------------------------------------
g---------------------------------------------
d--0h2-2-2-0-5-0-3-0h1-0h2-2-2-0-5-0-3-0h3-5-- x2
a--0h2-2-2-0-5-0-3-0h1-0h2-2-2-0-5-0-3-0h3-3--
d--0h2-2-2-0-5-0-3-0h1-0h2-2-2-0-5-0-3-0h3-3--

*hold*

(clean)

e-----------------------------------------
b------------------------------------3----
g--------------------------------2-2-2-2--
d--4--2-----2--4-2--4--2--5--0---0-0-0-0-- x15
a--2--2--2--2--2-2--2--2--5--0-0-0-----0--
d--2--2--2--2--2-2--2--2--5--0-0----------

*rest, 1 bar*

(distortion)

e-------------------------------------------------------------------------
b-------------------------------------------------------------------------
g-------------------------------------------------------------------------
d--16--14-14-14-14--14-14-14-14--14-14-14-14--16--14--17--12-12-12-12-12-- x3
a--14--14-14-14-14--14-14-14-14--14-14-14-14--14--14--17--12-12-12-12-12--
d--14--14-14-14-14--14-14-14-14--14-14-14-14--14--14--17--12-12-12-12-12--

e-------------------------------------------------------------------------
b-------------------17-17-17-17--17-17-17-17------17--20--15-15-15-15-15--
g-------------------16-16-16-16--16-16-16-16------16--19--14-14-14-14-14--
d--16--14-14-14-14--14-14-14-14--14-14-14-14--16--14--17--12-12-12-12-12-- x2
a--14--14-14-14-14--14-14-14-14--14-14-14-14--14--14--17--12-12-12-12-12--
d--14--14-14-14-14--14-14-14-14--14-14-14-14--14--14--17--12-12-12-12-12--

e---------------------------------------------------------------
b---------------------------------------------------------------
g---------------------------------------------------------------
d--16--14-14-14-14--14-14-14-14--14-14-14-14--16--14--17--12----
a--14--14-14-14-14--14-14-14-14--14-14-14-14--14--14--17--12----
d--14--14-14-14-14--14-14-14-14--14-14-14-14--14--14--17--12----
      pm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

e--------------------------------
b--------------------------------
g--------------------------------
d-//14---12-14-14b---14---14-12--
a--------------------------------
d--------------------------------

e-------------------------------------
b---------------------------------15--
g------------------------------14-----
d--14---12-14-14ph--14---14-12--------
a-------------------------------------
d-------------------------------------

e------------------------------------------------------------------------------
b--17-17-17-17-17-15--17-17-17-17-17-15--17-17-17-17-17-15--15-15-15-15-15-15--
g--16-16-16-16-16-14--16-16-16-16-16-14--16-16-16-16-16-14--14-14-14-14-14-14--
d--14-14-14-14-14-12--14-14-14-14-14-12--14-14-14-14-14-12--12-12-12-12-12-12--
a------------------------------------------------------------------------------
d------------------------------------------------------------------------------

                                                           (feedback)
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
b--17-17-17-17-17-15--17-17-17-17-17-15--17-17-17-17-17-15--b-r-b----
g--16-16-16-16-16-14--16-16-16-16-16-14--16-16-16-16-16-14--b-r-b----
d--14-14-14-14-14-12--14-14-14-14-14-12--14-14-14-14-14-12--b-r-b----
a-------------------------------------------------------0------------
d-------------------------------------------------------0------------

e---------------------------------
b---------------------------------
g---------------------------------
d--0--(feedback)---////pick////---
a--0---------------////scrape//---
d--0------------------------------

e---------------------
b---------------------
g---------------------
d--2-\\-10-/-2-\-9-/-- x4
a--2-\\-10-/-2-\-9-/--
d--2-\\-10-/-2-\-9-/--

e-------------------------
b-------------------------
g-------------------------
d--2-00-10-0-2-0-9--9-10--
a--2-00-10-0-2-0-9--9-10--
d--2-00-10-0-2-0-9--9-10--
     pm   pm  pm

e-------------------------
b-------------------------
g-------------------------
d--2-00-10-0-2-0-9--10-9--
a--2-00-10-0-2-0-9--10-9--
d--2-00-10-0-2-0-9--10-9--
     pm   pm  pm

e-------------------------
b-------------------------
g-------------------------
d--2-00-10-0-2-0-9--9-10--
a--2-00-10-0-2-0-9--9-10--
d--2-00-10-0-2-0-9--9-10--
     pm   pm  pm

e----------------------------
b----------------------------
g----------------------------
d--2-00-10-0-2-0-9-----------
a--2-00-10-0-2-0-9-----------
d--2-00-10-0-2-0-9--9-5-4-0--
     pm   pm  pm

e------------------------------
b------------------------------
g------------------------------
d--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---
a--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---
d--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---
   pm - - - - - - - - - - -|

e---------------------------------
b---------------------------------
g-5-5-----5-5-----5-5-------------
d-5-5-000-5-5-000-5-5-000--0--2---
a-3-3-000-3-3-000-3-3-000--0--2---
d-----000-----000-----000--0--2---
        pm-       pm-       pm-