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Jim Root

American musician

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.

Jim Root
Jim Root Mayhem.jpg
Background information
Birth nameJames Root
Born (1971-10-02) October 2, 1971 (age 48)
Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.
GenresHeavy metal, hard rock
InstrumentsGuitar
Years active1992–present
Associated actsSlipknot
Stone Sour
WebsiteSlipknot Website
Stone Sour Website