Tag Archives: Tye Trujillo

Witness Tye Trujillo, son of Metallica’s Robert, on stage with Suicidal Tendencies

Posted by on September 14, 2021

    Tye Trujillo is following in his father’s footsteps. Who is his father? Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo. Dad, Robert became a member of Metallica in 2003, two years after longtime bassist Jason Newsted left the band. Now, we have video of Tye as he shared the stage with Suicidal Tendencies, the band his father […]

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Ottto featuring Tye Trujillo, son of Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo, release “Ride Low” video

Posted by on August 2, 2021

  Ottto, is the new group featuring the son of Metallica’s bassist Robert Trujillo. Tye Trujillo plays bass in the trio along with Bryan Noah Ferretti on vocals, and Ryan Duswalt on drums. The band, who hails from Venice Beach California, has just released a video for the new song “Ride Low.” The band’s full […]

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Watch documentary on Metallica bassist’s son touring with KoRn

Posted by on August 4, 2017

This past April, KoRn bassist Fieldy was unable to join the group on their South American tour. Instead of cancelling most of their shows, the nu metallers did the unthinkable and recruited Tye Trujillo, the 12-year-old son of Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo. According to his father, Tye took the roll very seriously and at one […]

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Tye Trujillo jams with Suicidal Tendencies

Posted by on June 6, 2017

As the current generation of metal musicians retires, there’s going to need to be a new generation to come up and claim the throne. We’re still a ways off from many of our favorites calling it quits, hopefully, but 12 year-old Tye Trujillo is quickly  becoming the bassist to beat. The kid might not have […]

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Robert Trujillo joins son onstage with Korn

Posted by on May 1, 2017

Nepotism. It happens all the time at work and in politics, and even in music, but Tye Trujillo wouldn’t have been asked to play with Korn in South America if he didn’t have chops. Just because the 12 year-old’s dad is the bassist of Metallica wouldn’t have meant that much if he couldn’t handle Fieldy’s […]

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Korn reveal how 12 year-old Tye Trujillo ended up playing bass for them

Posted by on April 27, 2017

  When Korn announced that their bassist Fieldy would not be able to accompany them on their South American tour, people were surprised and confused. People were even more surprised and confused when the band announced his fill in, Tye Trujillo, the 12-year-old son of Metallica bassist Rob Trujillo.  In an interview with NME, Korn’s […]

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Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo says son is taking KoRn gig very seriously

Posted by on April 19, 2017

Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo’s 12-year-old son Tye is having the time of his life right now, sharing the stage with KoRn filling in for bassist Fieldy who was unable to make it to the band’s South American tour dates. Just yesterday (18) we saw a few fan-filmed clips of their performance from Monday’s set at […]

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Watch Robert Trujillo’s son play with Korn

Posted by on April 18, 2017

Bass skills – do they run in the family? South American fans have been given a chance to figure that out starting yesterday, as Tye Trujillo, the 12 year-old son of Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo, got to show off his five-string skills with Korn. Judging from the fan-filmed footage, he handled things admirably. It’s hard to tell […]

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Robert Trujillo’s 12-year-old son to fill in on bass for selected KoRn dates

Posted by on April 10, 2017

KoRn bassist Fieldy will be unable to make their South American tour this month due to “unforeseen circumstances.” However, they’ve got one hell of an interesting fill-in. Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo’s 12-year-old son and a member of the Northern California group The Helmets Tye Trujillo will be filling in for him. Fieldy is scheduled to […]

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