With their first U.S. appearances since the death of bassist Paul Gray looming, Slipknot is a hot ticket this summer.
As such, guitarists Jim Root and Mick Thompson landed on the cover of the June issue of Guitar World, which contains an extensive interview with the duo.
“I have my signature Telecasters, but also a few years ago Fender made me a Jazzmaster that’s been blowing my mind,” he said. ”It’s probably my favorite guitar right now. I’ve been talking with Fender about doing some interesting new stuff with my line of Teles and Strats, and I think it may also involve a Jazzmaster in the future.”