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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
1His band, Pet, was awarded a platinum album for "The Crow 2 - City of Angels," before the groups debut release.


Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Darkest Hour2011music by
Killer Joe2011
Conan the Barbarian2011
Sym-Bionic Titan2010-2011TV Series 20 episodes
Sucker Punch2011
Super2010/I
The Way2010/I
Army of Two: The 40th Day2010Video Game
The Silent Killer2009Short
The Haunted World of El Superbeasto2009Video
Halloween II2009
PG Porn2008-2009TV Series short 7 episodes
Tales of the Black Freighter2009Video short
Watchmen: The End Is Nigh2009Video Game
Watchmen2009
Sparky & Mikaela2008TV Series 1 episode
The Day the Earth Stood Still2008
The Rise of the Argonauts2008Video Game
Day of the Dead2008Video
Doomsday2008
Halloween2007
Grindhouse2007fake trailer segment "Werewolf Women of the SS"
300: March to Glory2007Video Game
3002006
See No Evil2006
Slither2006
30 Days in Hell: The Making of 'The Devil's Rejects'2005Video documentary
The Devil's Rejects2005
Gone But Not Forgotten2005TV Movie
Pornucopia: Going Down in the Valley2004TV Mini-Series documentary 2 episodes
The Dead Will Tell2004TV Movie
The Story Behind Baadasssss!: The Birth of Black Cinema2004Video documentary short
Dawn of the Dead2004
You Got Served2004
Baadasssss!2003
Black Sash2003TV Series 2 episodes
Scene Stealers2002Video documentary short
Half Past Dead2002
City of Ghosts2002
Love and a Bullet2002
Military Diaries2002TV Series
Lone Star State of Mind2002
Wasted2002TV Movie
Strange Frequency2001TV Series 3 episodes
Night at the Golden Eagle2001
What's the Worst That Could Happen?2001
Kingdom Come2001
Strange Frequency2001TV Movie
Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth2000Video
Get Carter2000
American High2000TV Series
Rated X2000TV Movie
Thicker Than Water1999
Born Bad1999
Suicide, the Comedy1998
Alien Avengers II1998TV Movie
Denial1998/II
Alien Avengers1997TV Movie
The Last Time I Committed Suicide1997
Criminal Hearts1996
Not Like Us1995
Ballistic1995
Tammy and the T-Rex1994
Deep Down1994
Blue Flame1993
The Coldest City2017composer post-production
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 22017post-production
John Wick: Chapter 22017music by post-production
Poor Richard's Almanack2016TV Movie post-production
Salem2014-2016TV Series 29 episodes
The Belko Experiment2016composer
Kingdom2014-2016TV Series 30 episodes
The Weight of Water2014Short
Deep Six2014Short
John Wick2014
Hysteria2014TV Series 1 episode
Guardians of the Galaxy2014
Californication2007-2014TV Series 84 episodes
Flight 75002014
Not Safe for Work2014
Cupid Carries a Gun2014Short uncredited
Killzone: Shadow Fall2013Video Game
Low Winter Sun2013TV Series 10 episodes
The Sacrament2013
God of War: Ascension2013Video Game
Movie 432013segment "Beezel"

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
KingdomTV Series music - 1 episode, 2016 performer - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016
The Vampire Diaries2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Deep Six2014Short writer: "Deep Six"
John Wick2014performer: "Killing Strangers" / producer: "Killing Strangers" / writer: "Killing Strangers", "Who You Talkin' To Man?"
HysteriaTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
CalifornicationTV Series performer - 43 episodes, 2007 - 2014 writer - 43 episodes, 2007 - 2014
Compound Fracture2014performer: "I'd Die" / writer: "I'd Die"
Movie 432013writer: "The Cat Song"
Sucker Punch2011producer: "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 Way2010/I"Daniel Main Title Theme", "A Higher Place", "Buen Camino", "Santiago De Compostela", "Spanish Morning", "The Journey Is The Destination", "Muxia - A True Pilgrim"
Halloween2007producer: "Mister Sandman"
3002006writer: "To Victory"
Reeker2005performer: "Smash Alley" / writer: "Smash Alley"
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous2005writer: "Who's The Thief"
Dawn of the Dead2004performer: "The Hangman's Song"
Just Can't Get Enough2002writer: "Think About You", "Girl Next Door"
Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth2000Video writer: "Echoplex", "I'd Die"
Get Carter2000performer: "Get Carter Theme" / producer: "Get Carter Theme", "Cyber Sex" / writer: "Cyber Sex"
Alien Avengers II1998TV Movie performer: "The Lady's Too Hot" / writer: "Screamin' At The Moon", "The Lady's Too Hot"
Showgirl Murders1996performer: "Id Die" / writer: "Id Die"
The Crow: City of Angels1996producer: "Lil' Boots" / writer: "Lil' Boots"
Criminal Hearts1996performer: "End of the Line" / writer: "End of the Line"
Fall Time1995"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 Watching2017composers completed
Newtown2016Documentary composer: additional music
Marilyn Manson: Third Day of a Seven Day Binge2015Video short music producer
Compound Fracture2014music supervisor
Salem2014TV Series main title theme song by - 2 episodes
Model Tigerlily Taylor: Teen Tatler Photo Shoot and Interview2013Short composer: theme music
Conan the Barbarian2011musician: guitarviol, electric guitars and bass
Sym-Bionic TitanTV Series main title theme by - 16 episodes, 2010 - 2011 composer - 2 episodes, 2011
Sucker Punch2011composer: theme music / music supervisor / score programmer / song arranger / song producer
Super2010/Imusician: guitars, bass, synthesizers
The Way2010/Imusician: guitars, piano, guitarviol, keyboard, group vocals
The Haunted World of El Superbeasto2009Video music programmer
Star Crossed2009musician: guitar
PG Porn2009TV Series short theme - 1 episode
3002006music arranger: choral
Slither2006score producer
The Devil's Rejects2005musician: guitar, Khaki Palms Orchestra
The Ecology of Love2004Short score producer
Get Carter2000orchestrator
Under Oath1997composer: song "Stammer"
The Last Time I Committed Suicide1997score producer
Showgirl Murders1996composer: songs "I'd Die" "Daddy's Little Girl" "Slip Into My Groove"
Fall Time1995composer: additional music - uncredited

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Guardians of the Galaxy2014Ravager Pilot (uncredited)

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Deep Six2014Short executive producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
No Man's Land: The Rise of Reeker2008the producers wish to thank
Reeker2005the producers wish to thank

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
SCORE: A Film Music Documentary2016DocumentaryHimself
Watchmen: Story Within a Story, The Books of Watchmen2009Video shortHimself
The Story Behind Baadasssss!: The Birth of Black Cinema2004Video documentary shortHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010BMI Cable AwardBMI Film & TV AwardsCalifornication (2007)· Tree Adams
2009BMI Film Music AwardBMI Film & TV AwardsWatchmen (2009)
2007BMI Film Music AwardBMI Film & TV Awards300 (2006)
2006Chainsaw AwardFangoria Chainsaw AwardsBest ScoreThe Devil's Rejects (2005)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015Cinema Bloggers AwardCinema Bloggers Awards, PortugalBest Original Score - International CompetitionGuardians of the Galaxy (2014)
2014HMMA AwardHollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA)Best Original Score - Sci-Fi/Fantasy FilmGuardians of the Galaxy (2014)
2014ICP AwardIndiewire Critics' PollBest Original Score or SoundtrackGuardians of the Galaxy (2014)
2008Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Music300 (2006)
2004IFMCA AwardInternational Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA)Best Original Score for a Horror/Thriller FilmDawn of the Dead (2004)


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

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