, the 12-year-old son of Metallica
bassist Robert Trujillo
, will play bass for Korn
during the group's forthcoming tour of South America. Korn bass player Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu will be absent due to "unforeseen circumstances."
Korn had this to say: "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."
Tye Trujillo, who is a member of Northern California band The Helmets
, will play seven shows with Korn starting on April 17 in Colombia. Meanwhile, Arvizu will rejoin the band for their U.S. tour, which commences on May 6.