|Birth name||James Root|
|Born||October 2, 1971|
Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.
|Genres||Heavy metal, hard rock|
Stone Sour Website
James "Jim" Root (born October 7, 1971) is an American musician. He is the guitarist for both Slipknot and Stone Sour. In Slipknot he is named #4. He is the tallest member of the band at 6 feet and 6 inches tall. Jim wears a court jester's mask with a zip-up mouth. Jim enjoys fishing and playing video games in his free time.