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Schism by Tool

    Tool’s greatest breakthrough was to introduce dark, vaguely underground metal to the pretentious attitude of modern-day rock. The band delivered eerie hooks and subversive yet powerful lead components to create a new sense of music that for the most part was unheard of until their debut. Lead singer Maynard James Keenan is also the voice behind A Perfect Circle, now with former Smashing Pumpkins member James Iha is on lead guitar.

    For this riff, you will be working with a few hammer-ons with both the guitar and the bass.


    Here’s what the guitar and bass sound like together:



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