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“Schism” by Tool

    Difficulty: Intermediate

    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 submersive 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 on lead guitar.

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


    Here is what the riff sounds like with both guitar and bass:



    Riff Resources

    Complete Transcription To “Schism” (PDF

    Complete Transcription To “Schism” (Power