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Watch Robert Trujillo's 12-Year-Old Son Tye Play Bass with Korn

As we reported here last week, Tye Trujillo, the 12-year-old son of Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo, is filling in for Korn bassist Fieldy during that band’s South American run.

Tye played his first show with Korn on April 17, and you can watch video from it below. The youngster, who plays for a SoCal band called the Helmets, will perform with the group through April 29 (see tour dates below). Fieldy returns May 6 to perform with Korn at Carolina Rebellion.

Korn’s Tour Dates with Tye Trujillo
04/21 - Curitibia, BRA - Live Curitiba
04/23 - Porto Alegre, BRA - Pepsi on Stage
04/25 - Mendoza, ARG - Estadio Malvinas Argentinas
04/27 - Santiago, CHL - Teatro Caupolican
04/29 - Lima, PER - Estadio Nacional de Lima

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Christopher Scapelliti is editor-in-chief of Guitar Player (opens in new tab) magazine, the world’s longest-running guitar magazine, founded in 1967. In his extensive career, he has authored in-depth interviews with such guitarists as Pete Townshend, Slash, Billy Corgan, Jack White, Elvis Costello and Todd Rundgren, and audio professionals including Beatles engineers Geoff Emerick and Ken Scott. He is the co-author of Guitar Aficionado: The Collections: The Most Famous, Rare, and Valuable Guitars in the World (opens in new tab), a founding editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine, and a former editor with Guitar WorldGuitar for the Practicing Musician and Maximum Guitar. Apart from guitars, he maintains a collection of more than 30 vintage analog synthesizers.