Tyler Bates

Tyler Bates the composer is the guitarist for Marilyn Manson

Tyler Bates the composer of the Guardians of the Galaxy score and other film scores like 300 and Watchmen, is the guitarist for Marilyn Manson

Tyler Bates (born February 22, 1977) is a music producer and composer for films, TV and video games. His most known work includes 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 and James Gunn’s Slither, Super and Guardians of the Galaxy. In 2011 he scored Emilio Estevez’s The Way, William Friedkin’s Killer Joe, Marcus Nispel’s Conan the Barbarian, Chris Gorak’s The Darkest Hour, and James Gunn’s Super.

Tyler Bates composed the soundtrack for the PlayStation 3 game, God of War: Ascension, as well as the Playstation 4 game Killzone: Shadowfall.

He is currently the guitarist for Marilyn Manson.

Film soundtracks


Year Title Notes
2015 John Wick
2014 Guardians of the Galaxy
2011 The Darkest Hour
2011 Conan the Barbarian
2011 Sucker Punch
2010 Super
2010 The Way
2009 The Haunted World of El Superbeasto (along with comedy duo Hard n’ Phirm)
2009 Halloween II
2009 Watchmen
2008 The Day The Earth Stood Still
2008 Doomsday
2007 Halloween
2007 300
2006 See No Evil
2006 Slither
2005 The Devil’s Rejects “Shootout”,
“Another Failed Escape”,
“Mama Pulls the Trigger”
2004 The Dead Will Tell
2004 Dawn of the Dead “The Hangman’s Song”,
“How Will Your God Judge You?”,
“America Always Sorts Out Its Shit”,
“That Dog’s Just Fucked Up”,
“Subterannean Sewer Attack”
2003 City of Ghosts
2001 Night at the Golden Eagle
2000 Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth
2000 Get Carter “Main Titles”,
“House Of Cards”,
“World Upside Down”
1997 The Last Time I Committed Suicide
1996 The Crow: City of Angels