The teenage son of Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo made an appearance onstage with Suicidal Tendencies during a US show over the weekend. Check out footage below.
Tye Trujillo, 15, took on bass duties for the US thrash outfit during their performance at the SoCal Hoedown event in San Pedro, California on Saturday night (October 5).
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Posting a video of the team-up on their official Facebook page, Suicidal Tendencies wrote: “Wow… it’s been 30 years since Robert Trujillo joined Suicidal Tendencies and did his first shows with the band in Europe on tour with Anthrax.
“That first show, Robert came out like a beast, going wild while slapping and bashing his bass with precision and a purpose. After the show, they were all like, ‘Where did you find this guy?’
Wow… It's been 30 years since Robert Trujillo joined ST and did his firST shows with the band in Europe on tour with Anthrax.That firST show Robert came out like a beaST, going wild on ST all while slapping and bashing his bass with precision and a purpose. After the show, they were all "where did you find this guy?".An amazing bass player, incredible person, and of course also co-founder of Infectious Grooves, that was the STart of a lot of great shows, moments, memories and helping take ST to another level!Flash forward to laST Saturday night in San Pedro at the SoCal Hoedown. HiSTory repeats itself as a young Trujillo STeps on STage and bashed around it like a true Cyco! 🙂Huge thanks to Tye Trujillo for filling in for Ra for this one show. For showing what a bad ass he already is on bass, and at juST 15 years old, has already accomplished a lot, but huge things are STill coming his way. His youthful enthusiasm was contagious, his bass skills undeniable. JuST like Robert and Chloe, we were all super proud of him and an absolute blaST to be able to share a STage with him.On a side note, we warned him, over and over "watch out for Ben, watch out for Ben!". So firST song, "You can't bring me down", and guess what… It's Cyco that knocks him over! Well as we always say, you get knocked down in life, you get back up… And not only did Tye get back up… But with a smile and didn't miss a beat or a STep! There's a lesson there… Be like Tye!Again huge thanks to the Trujillo family and all people that came out to the feSTival to support us.STAY CYCO!ST
Posted by Suicidal Tendencies on Monday, October 7, 2019
“An amazing bass player, incredible person, and of course also co-founder of Infectious Grooves, that was the start of a lot of great shows, moments, memories and helping take Suicidal Tendencies to another level!”
The band went on to hail Trujillo’s son by saying that he “bashed around it like a true Cyco!” and showed “what a badass he already is on bass”, adding: “His youthful enthusiasm was contagious, his bass skills undeniable.”
Robert Trujillo joined Suicidal Tendencies back in 1989 for the band’s European tour and went on to contribute to the albums ‘Lights, Camera, Action’ (1990), ‘The Art Of Rebellion’ (1992) and ‘Still Cyco After All These Years’ (1993).
Back in 2017, Tye Trujillo temporarily joined Korn as the replacement for Reginald “Fieldy” Arvizu on their South American tour. He made his debut at a show in the Colombian capital of Bogotá.
Meanwhile, Metallica fans are speculating over the group’s next move due to a mysterious countdown clock appearing on their website. The timer is set to hit zero this coming Thursday (October 10) at 12noon (GMT).