Tye Trujillo Reflects On The Pressure Of Being Rob Trujillo’s Son
Tye Trujillo, like his father Rob Trujillo of Metallica, has been carving out his own path in the music industry as the bassist for the band OTTTO. However, being the son of a famous musician isn’t without its challenges. In a recent interview with Kerrang, Tye opened up about the pressures he faces and how he navigates through them.
Speaking to Kerrang, Tye didn’t shy away from acknowledging the expectations that come with his family name. In a world that often holds celebrity offspring to heightened standards, Tye revealed that he feels the anticipatory gaze of the public, eager to see if he would match or even surpass his father’s accomplishments. Apparently, the weight of expectation is something that he’s been grappling with as he continues to develop his own musical identity.
But Tye revealed he has found a way to cope with these pressures. His approach is simple yet powerful: focusing on giving his best and trying to avoid getting caught up in the opinions of others. Instead of getting entangled in what others might think or say, Tye said he concentrates on honing his skills and staying true to his band’s artistic vision. He claimed this approach not only helps him manage potential stressors but also ensures that he and his band stay on their chosen path.
Here is what Tye Trujillo said:
“There definitely is pressure. People expect you to be good. To cope with that, I try to be the best I can be, but I also try not to think about it as much and not let it affect me or the band and what direction we want to go in.”
Tye stepped into the limelight after his remarkable guitar performance of Metallica’s ‘Master Of Puppets’ in the hit series ‘Stranger Things.’ However, he’s not content to rest on his laurels. As a member of OTTTO, he’s determined to create his own unique musical journey. Their latest album, ‘Life Is A Game,‘ which was released on March 24, is a clear indication of this drive.