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Jim Root

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Birthday
2, 1971
Birthplace
Las Vegas, NV
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
2, 1971 (age 49)
Birthplace
Las Vegas, NV

About

Guitarist for the heavy metal band Slipknot alongside singer Corey Taylor, drummers Jay Weinberg and Joey Jordison, fellow guitarist Mick Thomson, percussionists Chris Fehn and Shawn Crahan, DJ Sid Wilson, and keyboardist Craig Jones. He also became a guitarist for Stone Sour, an alternative metal group.

Before Fame

He used to be a waiter and busboy. He has played with groups like Atomic Opera.

Trivia

He won a Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance in 2006 for the song "Before I Forget" with Slipknot.

Family Life

In 2004, he started Cristina Scabbia, who is a member of the band Lacuna Coil.

Associated With

He became bandmates with Corey Taylor in both Slipknot and Stone Sour.