Slipknot/Stone Sour Guitarist Jim Root Pondering Electronica Project With Limp Bizkit Bassist Sam Rivers


Slipknot/Stone Sour guitarist Jim Root is pondering a possible electronica-oriented side project with Limp Bizkit bassist Sam Rivers. Root recently spoke with about the tentative project, stating:

“I live down in Florida now, and you know Sam from Limp Bizkit lives down there. I ran into him the other day. He came over to my house. He’s got a studio in his house and he’s been writing a lot of like weird kind of electronica kind of music that’s you know kinda aerial and spacey and all that stuff, it was really cool.

It had kind of a weird kind of Portishead vibe to it and I love that band, so I think I might… I mean why not. I don’t have enough projects going on, why not add another one.”

The portion regarding the potential side project starts at 8:23 in. He also mentioned that Stone Sour hope to be in the studio for their new album by March.

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