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Tag Archives: Robert Trujillo

Metallica members form new band

Posted by on June 27, 2019

Members of Metallica have formed a new band called The Wedding Band. Bassist Robert Trujillo and guitarist Kirk Hammett decided to take one their off nights from touring and host a special show featuring Ugly Kid Joe frontman Whitfield Crane and former Queens of the Stone Age/Danzig drummer Joey Castillo. The one-night event will take place […]

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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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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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Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted (sort of) disses Robert Trujillo’s bass techniques

Posted by on March 22, 2017

Ultimate Guitar recently caught up with former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted and of course, Metallica was part of the conversation, despite his departure from the group sixteen years ago. At first Newsted complimented the new album Hardwired….To Self-Destruct, expressing how the band are back in stride and there’s a lot of substance. As the conversation […]

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Remember When: Spinal Tap confronted Metallica about a certain album cover?

Posted by on February 13, 2017

It’s not that often when metal creeps its way into mainstream pop culture. So when metal/hard rock acts do actually pop up in beloved sitcoms, dramatic films, cartoons or even reality series, it’s kind of awesome. So in the weekly column Remember When, Metal Insider recalls the most random instances of metal’s elite appearing in front […]

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Remember When: Metallica’s Robert Trujillo was “Flippy” on ‘CHiPs’?

Posted by on January 17, 2017

It’s not that often when metal creeps its way into mainstream pop culture. So when metal/hard rock acts do actually pop up in beloved sitcoms, dramatic films, cartoons or even reality series, it’s kind of awesome. So in the weekly column Remember When, Metal Insider recalls the most random instances of metal’s elite appearing in front […]

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