Bates at the San Diego Comic-Con in 2014
|Birth name||Tyler Bates|
February 22, 1977 |
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Tyler Bates (born February 22, 1977) is a music producer and composer for films, TV and video games. His most recent work includes James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy which has become the highest grossing movie of 2014. This is Bates's third movie with Gunn after completing the score for Slither & Super.
Bate's is also well known for his work on Rob Zombie's Halloween, Halloween II, The Devil's Rejects, Zack Snyder's Dawn of the Dead, 300, Watchmen, and Sucker Punch; Neil Marshall's Doomsday, See No Evil & Ti West's The Sacrament.
During 2014 Bates's worked with Marilyn Manson on the opening title song "Cupid Carries a Gun" for his TV show on WGN America, Salem. He later joined Manson on his european tour as the lead guitarist.
|1993||Blue Flame||Cassian Elwes||
||Composed with George Andrian|
|1994||Tammy and the T-Rex||Stewart Raffill||
||Composed with Jack Conrad
and Anthony Riparetti
|1995||Deep Down||John Travers||
|1995||Not Like Us||Dave Payne||N/A|
|1995||Criminal Hearts||Dave Payne||N/A|
|1997||The Last Time I Committed Suicide||Stephen T. Kay||
|1998||Suicide, the Comedy||Glen Freyer||
|1999||Born Bad||Jeff Yonis||
|1999||Thicker than Water||Richard Cummings, Jr||
||Composed with Quincy Jones III|
|2000||Get Carter||Stephen Kay||N/A|
|2001||Kingdom Come||Doug McHenry||
||Composed with John E. Rhone|
|2001||What's the Worst That Could Happen?||Sam Weisman||
|2001||Night at the Golden Eagle||Adam Rifkin||N/A|
|2002||Lone Star State of Mind||David Semel||N/A|
|2002||Love and a Bullet||Ben Ramsey Kantz||
||Composed with Wolfgang Matthes|
|2002||City of Ghosts||Matt Dillon||N/A|
|2002||Half Past Dead||Don Michael Paul||
|2003||Baadasssss!||Mario Van Peebles||
|2004||You Got Served||Chris Stokes||
|2004||Dawn of the Dead||Zack Snyder||
|2005||The Devil's Rejects||Rob Zombie||
|2006||See No Evil||Gregory Dark||N/A|
|2008||Day of the Dead||Steve Miner||
|2008||The Day the Earth Stood Still||Scott Derrickson||N/A|
|2009||Halloween II||Rob Zombie||
|2009||The Haunted World of El Superbeasto||Rob Zombie||N/A|
|2010||The Way||Emilio Estevez||
|2011||Sucker Punch||Zack Snyder||
||Composed with Marius de Vries|
|2011||Conan the Barbarian||Marcus Nispel||N/A|
|2011||Killer Joe||William Friedkin||
|2013||Movie 43||Various||Composed with Christophe Beck, David J. Hodge, Leo Birenberg and William Goodrum|
|2013||The Sacrament||Ti West||
|2014||Not Safe for Work||Joe Johnston||N/A|
|2014||The Darkest Hour||Chris Gorak||N/A|
|2014||Guardians of the Galaxy||James Gunn||N/A|
|2015||John Wick||David Leich
||Composed with Joel J. Richard|
- "Angel Muse"
- "Bills' L.A. River Stunt"
- The Dead Will Tell
- "Emily Investigates"
- "I Had A Breakdown"
- Closet Voyeur"
- "Back On Junk"
- "Making a Monster"
TV Show soundtracks
- "Hank's Theme"
- "Dale's Energy"
- "Title Theme"
- PG Porn
- Sym-Bionic Titan
- "Cupid Carries a Gun" with Marilyn Manson
Video games soundtracks
- God of War: Ascension
- Rise of the Argonauts
- Watchmen: The End Is Nigh
- Army of Two: The 40th Day
- Transformers: War For Cybertron
- Killzone: Shadow Fall
- Tyler Bates' Website (includes samples of music and many video clips from movies worked on)
- Tyler Bates at the Internet Movie Database
- Music Composer Blog regarding Bates' The Way soundtrack
- Tyler Bates Interview on KCRW featuring Watchmen Soundtrack
- Tyler Bates being interviewed at the Grammy Museum
- Shock Till you Drop Exclusive Interview
- Tyler Bate Interview at www.reviewgraveard.com
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