Rage Against The Machine's Tim Commerford To Pay Wife $1.85M In Divorce Settlement

Rage Against The Machine's Tim Commerford Paying Wife $1.85M In Divorce Settlement

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By Favour Adegoke on January 9, 2024 at 7:55 PM EST
Updated on January 10, 2024 at 5:37 PM EST

Musician Tim Commerford of Rage Against The Machine has finally settled his divorce from his ex-wife, Aleece Dimas.

Dimas filed for divorce from the bassist in 2018, and the pair have since been embroiled in a legal battle that has finally come to an end with the recent settlement.

According to court documents obtained by The Blast, Dimas is set to receive the whooping sum of $1.85 million from Commerford.

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Tim Commerford Settles Divorce With Wife Aleece Dimas

Rage Against The Machine's Tim Commerford To Pay Wife $1.85M In Divorce Settlement

The former couple have finally reached a settlement in their long and drawn-out divorce battle. Court documents obtained by The Blast show that Commerford will pay his ex-wife Dimas $1.85 million as an equalization payment.

Dimas will also receive $18,700 a month in spousal support from Commerford. The duo also share adult sons, Xavier Commerford and Quentin Commerford.

Commerford, 50, and Dimas lived in a Malibu home with their sons Quentin and Xavier after being married for the first time in 2001.

We broke the news of their separation in 2018 after Dimas filed the papers at a Los Angeles County court in November.

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The musician confirmed the split from Dimas in a statement that read, "After 17 years of marriage to Aleece Dimas, I am saddened to announce our divorce. This decision was made after much careful thought and consideration."

It continued, "I want to send my deepest appreciation to my family and friends who have supported us through these changes. We remain committed and loving parents to our two boys. Our family asks in advance for your kindness and sensitivity at this difficult time."

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Rage Against The Machine Announce Third Breakup

Prior to Commerford finalizing his divorce from his ex-wife, Aleece, the musician was dealing with a different kind of divorce: the third breakup of his band, Rage Against the Machine.

On Wednesday last week, Brad Wilk, one of the group's founding members, broke the hearts of fans as he announced that he and his bandmates would not be "playing live again."

Wilk said in a statement on Instagram, "I know a lot of people are waiting for us to announce new tour dates for all the canceled RATM shows. I don't want to string people or myself along any further."

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He added, "So while there has been some communication that this may be happening in the future... I want to let you know that RATM (Tim, Zack, Tom, and I) will not be touring or playing live again. I'm sorry for those of you who have been waiting for this to happen. I really wish it was..."

In the caption of the IG post, Wilk noted, "Bottom of my heart.. Thank you to every person who has ever supported us."

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Fans Are 'Crushed' By Rage Against the Machine's Third Breakup

Fans of the band quickly revealed they were heartbroken by the announcement, with many showing support and hoping that the group members work out their issues.

"Oh Brad. I am crushed to hear this. I hope you are all ok. Sending you much love and gratitude for the incredible music. I shall look forward to whatever you choose to do next with your considerable talents," a fan wrote.

Another stated, "For one reason or another, I never got to see you guys live, and I will have to live with that regret forever."

A third commented, "Thank you @bradwilk for all the great shows over the years. I was fortunate enough to see RATM and Cypress Hill 3 times when I was in high school in 1993. The weight of those performances have always inspired me and will forever be in my DNA. Thank you for sharing your passion and talent."

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