Tim Aymar

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Tim Aymar
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Background information
Birth nameTimothy L. Aymar
Born(1963-09-04)September 4, 1963
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
OriginPittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
DiedFebruary 13, 2023(2023-02-13) (aged 59)
New Kensington, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Years active1985–2023
Formerly of Control Denied, Pharaoh, Angband, Triple-X
Website www.facebook.com/tim.aymar.metal

Timothy Lee Aymar (September 4, 1963 – February 13, 2023) [1] was an American heavy metal singer. He was best known as the vocalist of progressive metal band Pharaoh [2] and for his work with Chuck Schuldiner in Control Denied. His rise to fame began with his band, Triple-X.



Aymar had been a vocalist since 1985 with the band 313, then he joined Triple X and released an album with them. He joined Psycho Scream, where his bandmate Jim Dofka introduced him to the music of Chuck Schuldiner and his band Death. Schuldiner heard Aymar's voice on Psycho Scream and contacted him through his bandmate Jim Dofka. After a three-song audition, he joined Schuldiner's new band Control Denied as the vocalist [3] and was known for his strong vocals in that band. [4]


Aymar died in February 2023, at the age of 59. [5]


Aymar's band Triple-X won the In Pittsburgh Music Awards for Best Metal Band in 1990, and was the first regional band to be awarded a national sponsorship, which was from Anheuser-Busch/Budweiser Anheuser-Busch. [6]


With 313

This was released on vinyl in 2020.


https://www.discogs.com/release/15814946-313-Three-Thirteen https://tribunalrecords.bandcamp.com/album/three-thirteen

With Triple X

With Control Denied

With Psycho Scream

With Pharaoh

With Vicious Cycle

With Advent of Bedlam

With Xthirt13n

With Art X

With Angband

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