Watch Robert Trujillo Of Metallica’s 12-Year-Old Son Perform With Korn For The First Time

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Korn made their name– and subsequently helped define the idea of nu-metal — on their unique five-string bass sound. So, it’s a good thing that their newest member, the 12-year-old son of Metallica’s Robert Trujillo, knows how to simultaneously slap and headbang with the best of them. Replacing your bassist with a kid is still a stunt, but it’s a stunt with some weight behind it.

Check out fan-shot video of Tye Trujillo’s first performance with the ’90s rap-metal act in Bogota, Colombia up top and below. Clearly the band are confident in his abilities. they even gave the newcomer a solo at one point in the show.

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