METALLICA Bassist's 12-Year-Old Son To Fill In For FIELDY In KORN

Due to “unforeseen circumstances,” KORN bassist Reginald “Fieldy” Arvizu will be unable to make the band’s upcoming South American tour in late April. Filling in for him will be Tye Trujillo, the 12-year old son of METALLICA‘s Robert Trujillo and member of NorCal group THE HELMETS.

Says KORN in a statement: “We are bummed Fieldy can’t join us on this run but excited to do a few gigs with a young player like Tye. We look forward to welcoming our brother Fieldy back when we return to the States in May.”

Fieldy will rejoin his KORN bandmates at the Carolina Rebellion festival on May 6.

Tye reportedly started picking up the guitar when he was about six or seven years old.

“He’s great. He has his own ideas, and if I help him through a song, it’s usually with arranging,” the 52-year-old METALLICA bassist told Today Online about his son. “It’s a beautiful thing to see him confident in what he does… and when he has an exciting idea. It makes me happy. I am always there to advise him, but it’s perfect because the strength of the songs he writes are the strength of his ideas.”

On April 17 Korn is heading down to South America for a run of dates in Columbia, Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Peru. …

Posted by Korn on Saturday, April 8, 2017

Source: HRRL News Feed via Blabbermouth.net
METALLICA Bassist's 12-Year-Old Son To Fill In For FIELDY In KORN
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