Rob Trujillo’s Son Tye Performs Metallica’s ‘Master Of Puppets’ For ‘Stranger Things’ Finale

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Bassist Rob Trujillo revealed that his son, Tye of OTTTO, played an iconic Metallica track’s guitar parts for the popular TV series ‘Stranger Things’ via Instagram. The rocker said he’s proud of the young musician and didn’t forget to thank his bandmate and guitarist Kirk Hammett.

The science-fiction horror drama television series ‘Stranger Things’ became one of the most streamed shows on Netflix worldwide and contributed a lot to young actors of it. Its exciting and deep characterization, plot, and nostalgic atmosphere contributed a lot to building a dedicated fanbase throughout four seasons. The famous series’ season four, volume one, aired on May 27, 2022, followed by volume two on July 1, 2022.

In the finale, a character named Eddie Munson performed ‘the most metal concert ever’ in the show’s Upside Down alternate universe, and one of the songs he played was ‘Master of Puppets.’ It was released as a part of the album of the same name on March 3, 1986, and received very positive reviews. The shredding part on the finale made the longtime Metallica fans and other metalheads reminisce about the good old times.

However, 29-year-old actor Joseph Quinn didn’t shred guitar parts. That exceptional and fantastic performance belonged to Tye Trujillo, who previously collaborated with Suicidal Tendencies and is an OTTTO member now. Rob Trujillo celebrated his son’s playing of ‘Master of Puppets’ for the show, and also, the bassist expressed his gratitude for Metallica lead guitarist Kirk Hammett for his contribution.

Here’s what Trujillo wrote on his IG post:

“Spoiler Alert! That’s my boy! Proud of you, Tye! ‘Stranger Things’ finale shredding it on ‘Master of Puppets’ and big thanks to Kirk Hammett for helping!”

You can check out the IG photo and song below.

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Photo Credit: Rob Trujillo – Instagram