Slipknot’s long-time guitarist and also known by his number #4, James Root was the recent interview guest of Rock Sound’s Rob Sayce.

Jim Root stated that he cannot believe that anyone has sussed out who is Tortilla Man yet and he finds it really funny.

An interviewer asked this:

“There’s been a lot of speculation around your new percussionist ‘Tortilla Man’, online, and it’s kind of taken on a life of its own. How are you finding that on the inside?”

Here is Root’s answer to this:

“I’m actually surprised that nobody has sussed out who it is yet, but nobody has. And in this day and age of social media, with phones and cameras everywhere, that’s kinda interesting.

I’ve seen the Tortilla Guy hashtag when I’m going through my IG and all of that and I think it’s pretty funny. It’s weird because I’ve met this guy before, I know who he is, but he’s really kind of elusive, even around our camp.

I’ve had some people tell me, ‘Don’t tell us who he is, we’re having fun trying to figure it out!’ So I’m gonna keep my mouth shut about all of that and see what happens. Eventually, someday someone’s going to figure it out…”

Click here to read the whole interview.