Jim Root

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Jim Root
Jim Root Mayhem.jpg
Background information
Birth nameJames Root
Born (1971-10-02) October 2, 1971 (age 47)
Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.
GenresHeavy metal, hard rock
InstrumentsGuitar
Years active1992–present
Associated actsSlipknot
Stone Sour
WebsiteSlipknot Website
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.