About Tyler Bates
∙ Tyler Bates grew up in a log cabin formerly owned by Al Capone, and he maintains that the house was haunted.
∙ Prior to film scoring, he was in the rock band Pet, which was signed to Tori Amos’ record label in the ’90s.
∙ Bates frequently collaborates with director James Gunn and scored the Guardians of the Galaxy films.
∙ He scored multiple horror movies directed by rocker Rob Zombie, including 2005’s The Devil’s Rejects.
∙ Bates has cowritten two albums with Marilyn Manson—2014’s The Pale Emperor and 2017’s Heaven Upside Down—and joined Manson’s band as a guitarist on several tours during this time.
∙ In 2015, he wrote a theme song for the Tennessee Titans, his favorite NFL team.
∙ Bates composed the music for Cirque du Soleil’s Las Vegas residency show R.U.N.
HOMETOWNLos Angeles, CA
BORNJune 5, 1965