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Tool – Parabola
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Drop B E tuning:
B E D G B E

Feedback fade in

Riff A x2

E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------------------------------------------------------
E---------------3p0--------------------3p0------------------------
B-3h5----5br--------3--3p0--3h5----5br-----3--3p0-----------------

W/ Delay

E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------
G----------------------------14h16-16-16-16--16-16---16--16-------
D-12h14--14---14-14-14-14-----------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------

E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------14-14h16-14--14b-r-14---------------
D-12h14-14-14-14--14--14-14---------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------

Verse 1   ...We barely remember...
...here, right now...

E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------
D-x-x-----------x-x-----------x-x----------x-x----x-x----x-x------
E-x-x-----------x-x-----------x-x----------x-x----x-x----x-x1010--
B-x-x-----------x-x-----------x-x----------x-x----x-x----x-x-8-8--

Pre Chorus   ...ho-ly, reality...

E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------------------------------------------------------
E10-1010101010-12--12-12-12-12-19-19-19-19-19--19-19-19-17-17-----
B-8--8-8-8-8-8-10--10-10-10-10-17-17-17-17-17--17-17-17-15-15-----

E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------------------------------------------------------
E10-1010101010-12--12-12-12-12-7--7-7--7-7--7-7-7-5-5-5-----------
B-8--8-8-8-8-8-10--10-10-10-10-5--5-5--5-5--5-5-5-3-3-3-----------

E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------------------------------------------------------
E10-1010101010-12--12-12-12-12-19-19-19-19-19--19-19-19-17-17-----
B-8--8-8-8-8-8-10--10-10-10-10-17-17-17-17-17--17-17-17-15-15-----

E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------------------------------------------------------
E10-1010101010-12--12-12-12-12-3----3----10-----10----5-----------
B-8--8-8-8-8-8-10--10-10-10-10-1----1-----8------8----3-----------

Chorus: Riff A x6
Then

E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------------------------------------------------------
E---------------3p0----------5-7------5-7-------5-----------------
B-3h5----5br--------3--3p0---3-5------3-5-------3-----------------

Interlude:

E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------
D-------------------0h2-2h4-4---------------------0h2-2h4-4-------
E---------5p0---0---0---0---0-----------5p0---0---0---0---0-------
B-0h3-3-3-----0-----------------0h3-3-3-----0---------------------

E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------
D-------------------0h2-2h4-4-------------------------------------
E---------5p0---0---0---0---0-----------5p0---0-------------------
B-0h3-3-3-----0-----------------0h3-3-3-----0---------------------

...Alive !...

X2
E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------------------------------------------------------
E-5/7-7-7-8-7-710----7-5-5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7-8-7-710----7-5-5-5-5-----
B-3/5-5-5-6-5-5-8----5-3-3-3-3-3/5-5-5-5-6-5-5-8----5-3-3-3-3-----

Solo: Guitar One transcribed this wrong,
So here is the “real way” of playing it

W/ delay

E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B--------------------------------------------------------------15-
G----------------------------------14-14h16--16-16---16--14-16----
D-12h14--12-14--14---14-14---14-14--------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------

E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B------------------------------------------15--14--------14-15----
G------------------------------14h16-14------------14-14----------
D-12h14--14-14--14---14-14-------------------------------------12-
E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------

E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-0-----------15-14-----------------------------------------------
G----11--12----------12h14----12~~~~-14-14b-14~~~-12-11--12-11-9b-
D-----------------------------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------

E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B----------------7--8------------------7--8-----------------------
G-9~~~~~~~~--------------9--7-6---6------------9--7-6---6---------
D------------9-----------------------9----------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------

E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------
G-7----7----6----5------------------------------------------------
D---------------------7~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------

After second bridge

E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------------------------------------------------------
E-7----------------14-7----------14-7------------14-7----------x--
B-5----------------12-5----------12-5------------12-5----------x--

2nd Verse   ...Twirling round with...

X2
E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------------------------------------------------------
E-7-----5------12----10-----7-----5-------12----10----------------
B-5-----3------10-----8-----5-----3-------10-----8----------------

...be, alive and breathing...

E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------------------------------------------------------
E-7---7---7-5----x-x-x-x-x-x--12---12--12-10------5---------------
B-5---5---5-3----x-x-x-x-x-x--10---10--10--8------3---------------

E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------------------------------------------------------
E-7---7---7-5----x-x-x-x-x-x--12---12--12-10----------------------
B-5---5---5-3----x-x-x-x-x-x--10---10--10--8------0---------------

Interlude: x3

E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------
D-------------0---------------------------------------------------
E-0---5---3-----------0--------3----------------------------------
B-----------------3-------3---------0--3--------------------------

E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------------------------------------------------------
E------12---10---10---------------10------------------------------
B-12-----------------10--12--10----------0--10--------------------

E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------------------------------------------------------
E----0---3-2-0--------------0---3-2-0----0--5--3--0---3-2-0-------
B------3-------3--3--3--3-----3-------3-------------3-------3--3--

E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------
D--------------------------------------------0--------------------
E---------0---3-2-0---7-------------0--5--3------0----3-----------
B-3--3------3-------3-5------------------------3----3-----0--3----

E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------
D---------------------0h2-0--x-x---------------------0h2-0--x-x---
E-------------5h7----------------------------5h7------------------
B-3h5-x-x-x-x-----x-x------------3h5-x-x-x-x-----x-x--------------

E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------
D---------------------0h2-0--x-x-------------0h2------------------
E-------------5h7----------------------5h7-0-----0-5h7-0----------
B-3h5-x-x-x-x-----x-x------------3h5-5-------------------3--------

Chorus

X5
E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------------------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-

E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------------------------------------------------------
E-0---3-5------3-5---5-7-----5-7-----5--------6-7-----------------
B------------3-------3-5-----3-5-----3--------4-5-----------------

Outro:

E-----------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------------------------------------------------------
E-0h2---p0h2--0h2--0h2---2-3-2-3--0----0-------0------0-5---5-----
B-0-----------------------------------------------------3---3p0---

Free time

E------------------------------------------------------------(12)-
B--------------------------------------------------------(12)-----
G--------------------4---4-2h4p2-0-------------------(12)---------
D---------2-------------------------4h5--4p2----------------------
E-0-------0---------------------------------------(12)------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------

That’s all
Fuck, that’s too long, with too many odd time signatures
That sound like regular 4/4 any way.....

Trevor jones
Timmy91199@yahoo.ca

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