Tyler Bates

Tyler Bates. Click to zoom.
Tyler Bates
Also known as Tyler Lee Bates
Date of Birth 5 June 1965 • 59 years
Place of Birth USA
Site http://www.tylerbates.com
Total Games 3
First Work 300 Original Motion Picture Soundtrack • 2007
Last Work Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare II Season 6 Official Game Soundtrack - EP • 2023
Total Soundtracks 83
Most Popuplar John Wick: Chapter 2 Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Tyler Bates is an American music composer, songwriter, and producer known for his work in film, television, and video games. He has composed music for over 70 feature films, numerous television shows, and video games. His musical style is known for its blend of electronic, rock, and orchestral elements, and he often uses unconventional instruments to create unique sounds.

Early Life and Career

Tyler Bates was born on June 5, 1965, in Los Angeles, California. He grew up in a musical family, and his father was a composer and conductor. Bates started playing guitar at the age of 12 and was soon performing with various bands around Los Angeles. He dropped out of high school at the age of 17 and moved to Chicago to pursue a career in music.

In Chicago, Bates played in several bands and worked as a producer and engineer. He also studied music theory and composition at the Columbia College Chicago. In the early 1990s, he moved to California and started working as a session musician and a touring guitarist for various artists.

Career in Film and Television

Bates's breakthrough in the film industry came in 2004 when he composed the score for the horror film "Dawn of the Dead." He received critical acclaim for the score, which blended rock and electronic elements with orchestral arrangements. Since then, Bates has become one of the most sought-after composers in Hollywood.

He has composed music for numerous films, including "300," "Watchmen," "John Wick," "Guardians of the Galaxy," "Deadpool," and "Atomic Blonde," among others. Bates is also known for his work in television shows such as "Californication," "The Punisher," and "Yellowstone."

Bates's music is often characterized by its use of unconventional instruments such as the cimbalom, hurdy-gurdy, and duduk, which give his scores a distinctive and exotic sound. He is also known for his collaborations with rock bands, such as Marilyn Manson and Nine Inch Nails, and his use of heavy metal and industrial rock elements in his scores.

Awards and Recognition

Tyler Bates has received numerous awards and nominations for his work in film and television. He received a BMI Film Music Award for "Dawn of the Dead," and a Hollywood Music in Media Award for his work on "Guardians of the Galaxy." He has also been nominated for several other awards, including the World Soundtrack Award, the Primetime Emmy Award, and the Saturn Award.

Personal Life

Bates is married to Caroline Doty Bates, and they have two children together. He is also a passionate advocate for animal rights and has worked with several animal welfare organizations. He is also a supporter of various environmental and social causes.


Tyler Bates's contributions to film and television music have made him one of the most respected and innovative composers in the industry. His unique blend of electronic, rock, and orchestral elements has created a sound that is both distinctive and memorable. His use of unconventional instruments and collaborations with rock bands have also helped to bring new audiences to film music.

Bates's legacy continues to inspire new generations of composers and musicians. His innovative approach to music and dedication to his craft have made him a true icon of the industry.


добавить факт


PS3God of War: Ascension : музыка


PS3Army of Two: The 40th Day : музыка


PCRise of the Argonauts : музыка
















Last Update: