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Jim Root Talks About His Slipknot Mask

New-Press.com recently conducted an interview with Jim Root (#4 of Slipknot) about his Slipknot mask. A few excerpts from the chat follow below.

Slipknot guitarist Jim Root puts on his mask, and he becomes a different person. He becomes an evil jester. He becomes a rock ‘n’ roll monster.

“I’m definitely a lot more reserved without the mask on,” Root says about his latex-mask-and-goatee look. “And with the mask on, all those inhibitions kinda go out the window.” Root laughs. “I can act like Keith Richards, I guess!” he says. “It’s probably a lot cooler than wearing jeans and a T-shirt,” Root says. “Once I put on the mask, I don’t even realize that it’s there. They’re molded off of our faces, so they fit really well.

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Slipknot – Fort Rock 2015 – Setlist, Videos Available

Below you can watch a few videos from Slipknot‘s recent live performance in Fort Myers, FL.

The 7 performed the following songs: XIX & Sarcastrophe, The Heretic Anthem, Psychosocial, The Devil in I, AOV, Get This, Vermilion, Before I Forget, Duality, The Negative One, Spit It Out, Custer, 742617000027 & (sic), Surfacing

Slipknot – Vermilion – Fort Rock 2015 – Prepare For Hell Tour

Slipknot – Before I Forget – Fort Rock 2015 – Prepare For Hell Tour

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