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Tyler Bates

Biography

Known for his film ratings and tv and gaming soundtracks, this composer and producer done projects such as for example Guardians from the Galaxy, Californication, and God of Battle: Ascension. Also a rock and roll musician, he performed using a music group called Pet. In the beginning of his profession, he composed ratings for the first 1990s research fiction movies Blue Fire and Tammy as well as the T-Rex. He done many Zack Snyder and Rob Zombie features, including, respectively, Dawn from the Inactive and Halloween. Though blessed in LA, California, he was raised mainly in Chicago, Illinois. He collaborated with rock musician Marilyn Manson over the theme melody for the WGN America tv series Salem. He also toured with Manson, playing electric guitar for the favorite singer.

Quick Facts


Full Name Tyler Bates
Date Of Birth February 22, 1977
Place Of Birth Los Angeles, CA
Height 1.91 m
Profession Composer
Nationality American
Awards BMI Film Music Award
Nominations Saturn Award for Best Music
Movies Guardians of the Galaxy, John Wick, John Wick: Chapter 2, 300, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Watchmen, Dawn of the Dead, Slither, Super, The Devil's Rejects, Sucker Punch, Halloween, Halloween II, Atomic Blonde, The Belko Experiment, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Conan the Barbarian, Killer Joe, Get Carter, Doomsday, The Darkest Hour, The Last Time I Committed Suicide, City of Ghosts, The Sacrament, See No Evil, The Haunted World of El Superbeasto, Baadasssss!, Half Past Dead, Not Safe for Work, Movie 43, You Got Served, What's the Worst That Could Happen?, Day of the Dead, Grindhouse, Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth, The Way, Kingdom Come, Flight 7500, Night at the Golden Eagle, Love and a Bullet, Lone Star State of Mind, Tammy and the T-Rex, Rated X, The Dead Will Tell, Blue Flame, Denial, Keep Watching, Compound Fracture, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Alien Avengers
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#Fact
1 His band, Pet, was awarded a platinum album for "The Crow 2 - City of Angels," before the groups debut release.


Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Darkest Hour 2011 music by
Killer Joe 2011
Conan the Barbarian 2011
Sym-Bionic Titan 2010-2011 TV Series 20 episodes
Sucker Punch 2011
Super 2010/I
The Way 2010/I
Army of Two: The 40th Day 2010 Video Game
The Silent Killer 2009 Short
The Haunted World of El Superbeasto 2009 Video
Halloween II 2009
PG Porn 2008-2009 TV Series short 7 episodes
Tales of the Black Freighter 2009 Video short
Watchmen: The End Is Nigh 2009 Video Game
Watchmen 2009
Sparky & Mikaela 2008 TV Series 1 episode
The Day the Earth Stood Still 2008
The Rise of the Argonauts 2008 Video Game
Day of the Dead 2008 Video
Doomsday 2008
Halloween 2007
Grindhouse 2007 fake trailer segment "Werewolf Women of the SS"
300: March to Glory 2007 Video Game
300 2006
See No Evil 2006
Slither 2006
30 Days in Hell: The Making of 'The Devil's Rejects' 2005 Video documentary
The Devil's Rejects 2005
Gone But Not Forgotten 2005 TV Movie
Pornucopia: Going Down in the Valley 2004 TV Mini-Series documentary 2 episodes
The Dead Will Tell 2004 TV Movie
The Story Behind Baadasssss!: The Birth of Black Cinema 2004 Video documentary short
Dawn of the Dead 2004
You Got Served 2004
Baadasssss! 2003
Black Sash 2003 TV Series 2 episodes
Scene Stealers 2002 Video documentary short
Half Past Dead 2002
City of Ghosts 2002
Love and a Bullet 2002
Military Diaries 2002 TV Series
Lone Star State of Mind 2002
Wasted 2002 TV Movie
Strange Frequency 2001 TV Series 3 episodes
Night at the Golden Eagle 2001
What's the Worst That Could Happen? 2001
Kingdom Come 2001
Strange Frequency 2001 TV Movie
Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth 2000 Video
Get Carter 2000
American High 2000 TV Series
Rated X 2000 TV Movie
Thicker Than Water 1999
Born Bad 1999
Suicide, the Comedy 1998
Alien Avengers II 1998 TV Movie
Denial 1998/II
Alien Avengers 1997 TV Movie
The Last Time I Committed Suicide 1997
Criminal Hearts 1996
Not Like Us 1995
Ballistic 1995
Tammy and the T-Rex 1994
Deep Down 1994
Blue Flame 1993
The Coldest City 2017 composer post-production
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 2017 post-production
John Wick: Chapter 2 2017 music by post-production
Poor Richard's Almanack 2016 TV Movie post-production
Salem 2014-2016 TV Series 29 episodes
The Belko Experiment 2016 composer
Kingdom 2014-2016 TV Series 30 episodes
The Weight of Water 2014 Short
Deep Six 2014 Short
John Wick 2014
Hysteria 2014 TV Series 1 episode
Guardians of the Galaxy 2014
Californication 2007-2014 TV Series 84 episodes
Flight 7500 2014
Not Safe for Work 2014
Cupid Carries a Gun 2014 Short uncredited
Killzone: Shadow Fall 2013 Video Game
Low Winter Sun 2013 TV Series 10 episodes
The Sacrament 2013
God of War: Ascension 2013 Video Game
Movie 43 2013 segment "Beezel"

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kingdom TV Series music - 1 episode, 2016 performer - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016
The Vampire Diaries 2015 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Deep Six 2014 Short writer: "Deep Six"
John Wick 2014 performer: "Killing Strangers" / producer: "Killing Strangers" / writer: "Killing Strangers", "Who You Talkin' To Man?"
Hysteria TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Californication TV Series performer - 43 episodes, 2007 - 2014 writer - 43 episodes, 2007 - 2014
Compound Fracture 2014 performer: "I'd Die" / writer: "I'd Die"
Movie 43 2013 writer: "The Cat Song"
Sucker Punch 2011 producer: "SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THIS", "WHERE IS MY MIND?", "ASLEEP", "WHITE RABBIT", "I WANT IT ALL/WE WILL ROCK YOU MASH-UP", "SEARCH AND DESTROY", "TOMORROW NEVER KNOWS", "LOVE IS THE DRUG"
The Way 2010/I "Daniel Main Title Theme", "A Higher Place", "Buen Camino", "Santiago De Compostela", "Spanish Morning", "The Journey Is The Destination", "Muxia - A True Pilgrim"
Halloween 2007 producer: "Mister Sandman"
300 2006 writer: "To Victory"
Reeker 2005 performer: "Smash Alley" / writer: "Smash Alley"
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous 2005 writer: "Who's The Thief"
Dawn of the Dead 2004 performer: "The Hangman's Song"
Just Can't Get Enough 2002 writer: "Think About You", "Girl Next Door"
Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth 2000 Video writer: "Echoplex", "I'd Die"
Get Carter 2000 performer: "Get Carter Theme" / producer: "Get Carter Theme", "Cyber Sex" / writer: "Cyber Sex"
Alien Avengers II 1998 TV Movie performer: "The Lady's Too Hot" / writer: "Screamin' At The Moon", "The Lady's Too Hot"
Showgirl Murders 1996 performer: "Id Die" / writer: "Id Die"
The Crow: City of Angels 1996 producer: "Lil' Boots" / writer: "Lil' Boots"
Criminal Hearts 1996 performer: "End of the Line" / writer: "End of the Line"
Fall Time 1995 "JIMMY DOMINO THEME SONG" / performer: "I SEE TROUBLE", "JIMMY DOMINO THEME SONG", "SLOW DANCE" / writer: "SCREAMIN' AT THE MOON", "I SEE TROUBLE", "JIMMY DOMINO THEME SONG", "SLOW DANCE", "YOU LEFT ME STANDING"

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Keep Watching 2017 composers completed
Newtown 2016 Documentary composer: additional music
Marilyn Manson: Third Day of a Seven Day Binge 2015 Video short music producer
Compound Fracture 2014 music supervisor
Salem 2014 TV Series main title theme song by - 2 episodes
Model Tigerlily Taylor: Teen Tatler Photo Shoot and Interview 2013 Short composer: theme music
Conan the Barbarian 2011 musician: guitarviol, electric guitars and bass
Sym-Bionic Titan TV Series main title theme by - 16 episodes, 2010 - 2011 composer - 2 episodes, 2011
Sucker Punch 2011 composer: theme music / music supervisor / score programmer / song arranger / song producer
Super 2010/I musician: guitars, bass, synthesizers
The Way 2010/I musician: guitars, piano, guitarviol, keyboard, group vocals
The Haunted World of El Superbeasto 2009 Video music programmer
Star Crossed 2009 musician: guitar
PG Porn 2009 TV Series short theme - 1 episode
300 2006 music arranger: choral
Slither 2006 score producer
The Devil's Rejects 2005 musician: guitar, Khaki Palms Orchestra
The Ecology of Love 2004 Short score producer
Get Carter 2000 orchestrator
Under Oath 1997 composer: song "Stammer"
The Last Time I Committed Suicide 1997 score producer
Showgirl Murders 1996 composer: songs "I'd Die" "Daddy's Little Girl" "Slip Into My Groove"
Fall Time 1995 composer: additional music - uncredited

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Guardians of the Galaxy 2014 Ravager Pilot (uncredited)

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Deep Six 2014 Short executive producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
No Man's Land: The Rise of Reeker 2008 the producers wish to thank
Reeker 2005 the producers wish to thank

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
SCORE: A Film Music Documentary 2016 Documentary Himself
Watchmen: Story Within a Story, The Books of Watchmen 2009 Video short Himself
The Story Behind Baadasssss!: The Birth of Black Cinema 2004 Video documentary short Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010 BMI Cable Award BMI Film & TV Awards Californication (2007) · Tree Adams
2009 BMI Film Music Award BMI Film & TV Awards Watchmen (2009)
2007 BMI Film Music Award BMI Film & TV Awards 300 (2006)
2006 Chainsaw Award Fangoria Chainsaw Awards Best Score The Devil's Rejects (2005)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015 Cinema Bloggers Award Cinema Bloggers Awards, Portugal Best Original Score - International Competition Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
2014 HMMA Award Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA) Best Original Score - Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
2014 ICP Award Indiewire Critics' Poll Best Original Score or Soundtrack Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
2008 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Music 300 (2006)
2004 IFMCA Award International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA) Best Original Score for a Horror/Thriller Film Dawn of the Dead (2004)


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#Trademark
1 Producer and guitarist of Atlantic Recording artist, Pet

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