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Jim Root

Biography

Guitarist for the rock band Slipknot together with vocalist Corey Taylor, drummer Shawn Crahan, fellow guitarist Mick Thomson, bassist Chris Fehn, DJ Sid Wilson, and keyboardist Craig Jones. He also became a guitarist for Rock Sour, an alternative solution metallic group. He utilized to be always a waiter and busboy. He offers played with organizations like Atomic Opera. He earned a Grammy Honor for Best Metallic Efficiency in 2006 for the music “Before I Neglect” with Slipknot. In 2004, he began Cristina Scabbia, who’s a member from the music group Lacuna Coil. He became bandmates with Corey Taylor in both Slipknot and Rock Sour.

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Full Name Jim Root
Date Of Birth October 2, 1971
Place Of Birth Las Vegas, NV
Height 1.98 m
Profession Guitarist
Nationality American
Parents Kathy Root
Music Groups Slipknot, Stone Sour
Movies Disasterpieces, Behind the Mask
Star Sign Libra

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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Slipknot: XIX 2015 Video short writer: "Psychosocial"
Rage 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Metal Evolution 2012 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock 2010 Video Game performer: "Black Widow of La Porte" / writer: "Psychosocial"
Madden NFL 2010 2009 Video Game writer: "Duality"
See No Evil 2006 performer: "Gone" / writer: "Gone"
Final Fight: Streetwise 2006 Video Game writer: "Pulse of the Maggots"
Amplitude 2003 Video Game "I Am Hated"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Slipknot: XIX 2015 Video short
The Devil in I 2014 Short
Rollerball 2002 Slipknot Band Member
Slipknot: Welcome to Our Neighborhood 1999 Video short Number 4

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Slipknot: XIX 2015 Video short musician: bass - as Jim Root / musician: guitars - as Jim Root

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fuse Follows 2013 TV Series documentary Himself
Stone Sour: Live from Los Angeles 2013 TV Movie Himself
Slipknot: Goat - The 10th Anniversary of Iowa 2011 Documentary Himself
Voliminal: Inside the Nine 2006 Video documentary Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2005 TV Series Himself
Headbangers Ball 2003 TV Series Himself
Disasterpieces 2002 Video Himself
We Sold Our Souls for Rock 'n Roll 2001 Documentary Himself (Slipknot)

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