“Schism” by Tool

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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.

Intro

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

Guitar

Bass

Riff Resources

Complete Transcription To “Schism” (PDF
Files)

Complete Transcription To “Schism” (Power
Tab)