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

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)


(distortion)

e---------------------------------
b---------------------------------
g---------------------------------
d--5--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3p0-3-2-0-- x3
a--5--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3p0-3-2-0--
d--5--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3p0-3-2-0--

e---------------------------------
b---------------------------------
g---------------------------------
d--5--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3---3--0---
a--5--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3---3--0---
d--5--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3---3--0---

*hold last note for 4 bars with a bit of feedback at the end*

e--------------------------------
b--------------------------------
g--------------------------------
d-------------------------------- x4
a---------xxxxxx---------xx-3----
d--0--2-3-xxxxxx--0--2-3-xx---3--

e--------------------------------
b--------------------------------
g--------------------------------
d-------------------------------- x4
a---------xxxxxx---------xx-3----
d--0--2-3-xxxxxx--0--2-3-xx---3--
  pm - - - - - - - - - - - - - |
                                                              x2
e------------------------------|---------------------------------|--------------------------
b------------------------------|---------------------------------|--------------------------
g------------------------------|---------------------------------|--------------------------
d--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3p0-3-2-0--|--5--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3p0-3-2-0--|--5--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3b--
a--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3p0-3-2-0--|--5--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3p0-3-2-0--|--5--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3b--
d--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3p0-3-2-0--|--5--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3p0-3-2-0--|--5--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3b--

e--------------------------------
b--------------------------------
g--------------------------------
d-------------------------------- x4
a---------xxxxxx---------xx-3----
d--0--2-3-xxxxxx--0--2-3-xx---3--
  pm - - - - - - - - - - - - - |

e--------------------------------
b--------------------------------
g--------------------------------
d-------------------------------- x4
a---------xxxxxx---------xx-3----
d--0--2-3-xxxxxx--0--2-3-xx---3--
  pm - - - - - - - - - - - - - |

e--------------------------------
b--------------------------------
g------------------------xx-5----
d--------------------2-3-xx---3-- x4
a---------xxxxxx-----------------
d--0--2-3-xxxxxx--0--------------
  pm - - - - - - - |
                                                              x2
e------------------------------|---------------------------------|-------------------------
b------------------------------|---------------------------------|-------------------------
g------------------------------|---------------------------------|-------------------------
d--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3p0-3-2-0--|--5--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3p0-3-2-0--|--5--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3--
a--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3p0-3-2-0--|--5--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3p0-3-2-0--|--5--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3--
d--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3p0-3-2-0--|--5--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3p0-3-2-0--|--5--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3--

                      x8
e------------------------|------------
b------------------------|------------
g------------------------|------------
d--3-/-10--0--5h6-5--0---|--3--0------
a--3-/-10--0--5h6-5--0---|--3--0------
d--3-/-10--0--5h6-5--0---|--3--0------

*hold note*

e------------------------------------------------15-----b--
b----------------------------------------------------------
g--12---(bends, strange flutter effect------12b---\\-------
d--------more bends, feedback, the works)------------------
a----------------------------------------------------------
d----------------------------------------------------------

e--------------------------------------------------
b--------------------------------------------------
g--------------------------------------------------
d---------------------------------10h12--12b-\\\---
a-----3-------------------3------------------------
d--3-----0-------------3-----0---------------------

e--------------------------
b--------------------------
g--------------------------
d-------------------------- x12
a-----3--------------------
d--3-----0-----------------

                      x8
e------------------------
b--6---13-----8-9-6------
g--5---12-----7-8-5------
d--3-/-10--0--5h6-5--0---
a--3-/-10--0--5h6-5--0---
d--3-/-10--0--5h6-5--0---

                     x2
e----------------------|-----------------------|---------------------
b----------------------|-----------------------|---------------------
g----------------------|-----------------------|---------------------
d--------------3-------|-----------------------|---------------------
a----5----3---------5--|-----5----3----3----5--|-----5----3----3-----
d-0----3----5----3-----|--0----3----5----3-----|--0----3----5----3b--
  ph - - - - - - - -|     ph - - - - - - - - |   ph - - - - - - - -|

                                        x3
e------------------|------------------------
b-------8-9-6------|--6---13-----8-9-6------
g-------7-8-5------|--5---12-----7-8-5------
d--0-0--5h6-5--0---|--3-/-10--0--5h6-5--0---
a--0-0--5h6-5--0---|--3-/-10--0--5h6-5--0---
d--0-0--5h6-5--0---|--3-/-10--0--5h6-5--0---

e--------------------
b-------6----8----6--
g-------5----7----5--
d--0--0-3--0-5--0-3-- x8
a--0--0-3--0-5--0-3--
d--0--0-3--0-5--0-3--

e--------------------------------------------------------
b--------------------------------------------------------
g--------------------------------------------------------
d--0-1--0-1--0-1--0-1--0-13-13--0-13-13--0-13-13--0-13b--
a--0-1--0-1--0-1--0-1--0-13-13--0-13-13--0-13-13--0-13b--
d--0-1--0-1--0-1--0-1--0-13-13--0-13-13--0-13-13--0-13b--

                                                              x3
e------------------------------|---------------------------------
b------------------------------|---------------------------------
g------------------------------|---------------------------------
d--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3p0-3-2-0--|--5--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3p0-3-2-0--
a--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3p0-3-2-0--|--5--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3p0-3-2-0--
d--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3p0-3-2-0--|--5--0-2-3p2-3p2--0-2-3p0-3-2-0--

speed solo

(with wah closed)

*best of luck everyone, go like a bat outta hell. The lead solo part on the
 album is very muddy at best (most likely double or triple tracked parts).
 This transcription was taken from a live recording*

                      (gradual release)
e-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
b---------12------12--12--12--12--12--12--12------------------------------------
g---------14b(15)(15)(15)(15)(15)(14)(14)(14)-14p12-12p10-10h12-10--10----------
d---------------------------------------------------------------------12-10-12--
a-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
d--3b---------------------------------------------------------------------------

e-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
b-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
g-----------------9b-7h9------------------------------------------------------
d--12h15-12-10-12--------10-8-10p8-10-888-8b(9)r8-8--10-888-------------------
a-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
d-----------------------------------------------------------12-10-12b(14)r\\--

(turn wah off)

e-------------------------------------------------------------------------
b-------------------------------------------------------------------------
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--

e-------------------------------
b-------------------------------
g-------------------------------
d--5---0----*slight feedback*---
a--5---0------------------------
d--5---0------------------------

*have neck pickup volume set to 0 and switch guitar on and off*

e-------
b-------
g-------
d--0----
a--0----
d--0----