Jim Root

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Jim Root
Jim Root Mayhem.jpg
Background information
Birth name James Root
Born (1971-10-02) October 2, 1971 (age 47)
Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.
Genres Heavy metal, hard rock
Instruments Guitar
Years active 1992–present
Associated acts Slipknot
Stone Sour
Website Slipknot 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 foot 6. Jim wears a court jester's mask with a zip-up mouth. Over time he has sweated, snotted and puked in it so much that it makes everywhere it goes smell bad. Jim enjoys Fishing and playing Video games.