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Tim Commerford


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



Coachella2006Video documentary writer: "Om Nia Merican" - as Timothy Commerford
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas2004Video Game writer: "Killing In The Name" - as Timothy Commerford
Collateral2004writer: "Shadow On The Sun" - as Timothy Commerford
The Matrix Reloaded2003writer: "Calm Like a Bomb"
S.P.U.N.G2002TV Series writer - 1 episode
This Is What Democracy Looks Like2000Documentary writer: "Guerrilla Radio"
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 22000Video Game writer: "Guerrilla Radio"
The Matrix1999writer: "Wake Up"
Daria1997TV Series writer - 1 episode
One Hit Wonderland2012-2015TV Series documentary writer - 2 episodes
My Mad Fat Diary2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Sound City2013Documentary performer: "Time Slowing Down" / writer: "Killing in the Name", "Time Slowing Down"
Pauw & WittemanTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
End of Watch2012writer: "Momma Sed" - as T. Commerford
P.O.V.2011TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front2011Documentary writer: "Sleep Now In The Fire"
WWE Raw2010TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Live from Studio FiveTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock2007Video Game writer: "Bulls On Parade"
World in Conflict2007Video Game writer: "Shadow on the Sun"
Guitar Hero II2006Video Game writer: "KILLING IN THE NAME OF" - as T Commerford
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby2006writer: "Cochise" 2002 - as Timothy Commerford
Miami Vice2006writer: "Shape of Things to Come", "Wide Awake"



Rage Against the Machine: The Battle of Mexico City2001Video documentary as Y.tim.K.
Rage Against the Machine: The Battle of Los Angeles2001Video
Rage Against the Machine1997Video documentary as Timmy C.



Sound City2013DocumentaryHimself
The Rage Factor: Rage Against the Machine Live from London2011VideoHimself
Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage2010DocumentaryHimself
Rage Against the Machine: Live on the BBC2009TV MovieHimself
Last Call with Carson Daly2007TV SeriesHimself
Audioslave: Live in Cuba2005Video documentaryHimself (Bass & Vocals) (as Audioslave)
Audioslave: [email protected]2005TV MovieHimself (as Audioslave)
The Ultimate Song2002Video documentaryHimself (member of Rage Against the Machine)
Rage Against the Machine: The Battle of Mexico City2001Video documentaryHimself (as Y.tim.K.)
Rage Against the Machine: The Battle of Los Angeles2001VideoHimself
MTV Video Music Awards 20002000TV SpecialHimself - Performer (as Rage Against the Machine)
Free Tibet1998DocumentaryHimself (Rage Against the Machine)
Rage Against the Machine1997Video documentaryHimself (as Timmy C.)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

Provokation2015Documentary shortHimself
Video on Trial2005-2006TV SeriesHimself - Audioslave / Himself - Accused

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

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

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