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Tim Commerford

Biography

Funk steel bassist and support vocalist for the rock-band Rage Against the device, the group known for music like “Darkness” and “Sleep At this point in the Fireplace.” He dropped his mom to brain cancers in 1988. He released three albums with Audioslave prior to the group disbanded in 2007. He wedded Aleece Dimas in 2001; the few provides two sons called Xavier and Quentin. He reunited with Tom Morello as well as the various other members of Trend Against the device in 2007.

Quick Facts


Full Name Tim Commerford
Date Of Birth February 26, 1968
Place Of Birth Irvine, CA
Height 1.93 m
Profession Bassist
Nationality American
Spouse Aleece Dimas
Children Quentin Commerford, Xavier Commerford
Music Groups Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave, Prophets of Rage, Future User
Movies Live at Finsbury Park, Rage Against the Machine, Free Tibet
Star Sign Pisces

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#Fact
1 Is a Vegan and cycling enthusiast.
2 Lives in Malibu, California.
3 When "Rage Against The Machine" lost the MTV award for best music video in 2001, he infamously climbed up and wrecked the stage.
4 His warlord ancestor, Fulco de Commerforte, hailed from Normandy, France but settled in Ireland during the Norman invasion in 1169.
5 His warlord ancestor, Fulco de Comerforte, hailed from Normandy, France but settled in Ireland during the Norman invasion in 1169.
6 After his infamous climb to the top of the podium at the 2000 MTV VMA's, he went into battle with the 30 security guards who tried to apprehend him, tossing them around the stage like a "popcorn machine".
7 A huge football fan, Tim enjoys playing flag football and during his RATM years spent many hiati at football camp
8 Staged a nude protest on stage with other members of Rage Against The Machine against the PMRC's censorship policies at Lollapalooza in 1992
9 Plays bass guitar in Audioslave with former Soungarden frontman Chris Cornell and former Rage Against The Machine members Brad Wilk and Tom Morello.
10 Has a son, Xavier, who appeared with him in the 2003 Audioslave video, 'Like A Stone'.
11 Is also known as Simmering Tim, Timmy C, YtimK and Tim Bob.
12 His hobbies include mountain biking and rock climbing.
13 Writes poetry, draws and plays upright bass in his spare time.
14 Has won two Grammies and is considered one of the tightest bass players around.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Coachella 2006 Video documentary writer: "Om Nia Merican" - as Timothy Commerford
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas 2004 Video Game writer: "Killing In The Name" - as Timothy Commerford
Collateral 2004 writer: "Shadow On The Sun" - as Timothy Commerford
The Matrix Reloaded 2003 writer: "Calm Like a Bomb"
S.P.U.N.G 2002 TV Series writer - 1 episode
This Is What Democracy Looks Like 2000 Documentary writer: "Guerrilla Radio"
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 2000 Video Game writer: "Guerrilla Radio"
The Matrix 1999 writer: "Wake Up"
Daria 1997 TV Series writer - 1 episode
One Hit Wonderland 2012-2015 TV Series documentary writer - 2 episodes
My Mad Fat Diary 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Sound City 2013 Documentary performer: "Time Slowing Down" / writer: "Killing in the Name", "Time Slowing Down"
Pauw & Witteman TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
End of Watch 2012 writer: "Momma Sed" - as T. Commerford
P.O.V. 2011 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front 2011 Documentary writer: "Sleep Now In The Fire"
WWE Raw 2010 TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Live from Studio Five TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock 2007 Video Game writer: "Bulls On Parade"
World in Conflict 2007 Video Game writer: "Shadow on the Sun"
Guitar Hero II 2006 Video Game writer: "KILLING IN THE NAME OF" - as T Commerford
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby 2006 writer: "Cochise" 2002 - as Timothy Commerford
Miami Vice 2006 writer: "Shape of Things to Come", "Wide Awake"

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rage Against the Machine: The Battle of Mexico City 2001 Video documentary as Y.tim.K.
Rage Against the Machine: The Battle of Los Angeles 2001 Video
Rage Against the Machine 1997 Video documentary as Timmy C.

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sound City 2013 Documentary Himself
The Rage Factor: Rage Against the Machine Live from London 2011 Video Himself
Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage 2010 Documentary Himself
Rage Against the Machine: Live on the BBC 2009 TV Movie Himself
Last Call with Carson Daly 2007 TV Series Himself
Audioslave: Live in Cuba 2005 Video documentary Himself (Bass & Vocals) (as Audioslave)
Audioslave: [email protected] 2005 TV Movie Himself (as Audioslave)
The Ultimate Song 2002 Video documentary Himself (member of Rage Against the Machine)
Rage Against the Machine: The Battle of Mexico City 2001 Video documentary Himself (as Y.tim.K.)
Rage Against the Machine: The Battle of Los Angeles 2001 Video Himself
MTV Video Music Awards 2000 2000 TV Special Himself - Performer (as Rage Against the Machine)
Free Tibet 1998 Documentary Himself (Rage Against the Machine)
Rage Against the Machine 1997 Video documentary Himself (as Timmy C.)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Provokation 2015 Documentary short Himself
Video on Trial 2005-2006 TV Series Himself - Audioslave / Himself - Accused

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#Quote
1 You can talk the talk, but walking the walk is when you hand the check down to the grass roots organization.

#Trademark
1 Fender bass guitars
2 Has a black ink tattoo that covers 65% of his body and includes 2 swirls on his posterior.

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