Watch Korn play first gig with 12-year-old bassist Tye Trujillo

The first footage has emerged of Robert Trujillo's 12-year-old son, Tye Trujillo, playing bass with Korn - and we think he's doing a damn fine job.

You can watch the bass prodigy take on Blind and a drum/bass solo in footage from Bogota, Columbia, as well as a backstage video shot by the band, which features Tye's Metallica bassist dad looking awful proud.

Trujillo is filling in for regular Korn low-ender Fieldy for dates in Columbia, Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Peru, before regular services resume in May. Until then, we'll be keeping a close eye on Tye's already-impressive abilities…

Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as a decade-and-a-half performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.

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