Jim Root partners with Dunlop for chug-friendly drop A and drop B signature strings

Dunlop Jim Root signature string sets
(Image credit: Dunlop / Michael Campanella/Redferns)

Dunlop has teamed up with Slipknot’s resident electric guitar hero Jim Root for two all-new sets of signature electric guitar strings.

Arriving in drop A and drop B configurations, each set was hand-curated by Root, who personally spec'd up two individual sets of six strings capable of keeping up with his relentless low-end playing.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.