Bates, Tyler

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Bates, Tyler



Office—Tyler Bates Music, Inc., 419 N. Larchmont Blvd., Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90004. Agent—Soundtrack Music Associates, 2229 Cloverfield Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405.


Composer. Pet (a musical group), founder, producer, and member, through 1997; Roseland (a musical group), founder and producer; JBOT (a musical group), drummer. Managed stock trading firm in Chicago, IL, at the age of 19.


Film Work:

Orchestrator and guitar player, What's the Worst That Could Happen?, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2001.

Choral arranger, 300, Warner Bros., 2006.

Score producer, Slither, 2006.

Film Appearances:

Himself, The Story Behind Baadasssss!: The Birth of Black Cinema (documentary), 2004.

Television Work; Movies:

Music engineer, Not Like Us, Showtime.

Television Work; Specials:

Recording engineer, Montgomery Clift: The Hidden Star, Arts and Entertainment, 1998.

Music engineer, The Hustons: Hollywood's Maverick Dynasty, Arts and Entertainment, 1998.



Recorded (with Roseland) Roseland; also recorded an album with Pet.


Film Scores:

Blue Flame, Silver Shadow, 1993.

Deep Down (also known as Conversations in Public Places), Imperial Entertainment, 1994.

Tammy and the T-Rex (also known as Teenage T-Rex), 1994.

Criminal Hearts, Libra Home Entertainment, 1995.

Not Like Us, Concorde Pictures, 1995.

Ballistic (also known as Fist of Justice), Imperial Entertainment, 1995.

The Last Time I Committed Suicide, New City Releasing, 1997.

Denial (also known as Something About Sex), A-Pix Entertainment, 1998.

Suicide, the Comedy (also known as The Intervention), Cargo Films, 1998.

Thicker Than Water, Palm Pictures, 1999.

Born Bad, Concorde Pictures, 1999.

Get Carter, Warner Bros., 2000.

Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth, Lions Gate Films, 2000.

Kingdom Come, Fox Searchlight, 2001.

What's the Worst That Could Happen?, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2001.

Scene Stealers (documentary short), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Home Entertainment, 2002.

Lone Star State of Mind (also known as Coyboys and Idiots), Columbia TriStar, 2002.

Night at the Golden Eagle, Keystone Entertainment, 2002.

Love and a Bullet, TriStar, 2002.

City of Ghosts, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2002.

Half Past Dead (also known as Halbtot—Half Past Dead), Sony, 2002.

How to Get the Man's Foot Outta Your Ass (also known as Baadasssss!, Badass, and Gettin' the Man's Foot Outta Your Baadasssss!), Sony Pictures Classics, 2003.

You Got Served, Screen Gems, 2004.

Dawn of the Dead, Universal, 2004.

The Story Behind Baadasssss!: The Birth of Black Cinema (documentary short), Columbia TriStar Home Video, 2004.

The Devil's Rejects (also known as TDR—The Devil's Rejects), Lions Gate Films, 2005.

30 Days in Hell (documentary; also known as 30 Days in Hell: The Making of "The Devil's Rejects"), Lions Gate Films Home Entertainment, 2005.

Slither, Universal, 2006.

See No Evil, Lions Gate Films, 2006.

300, Warner Bros., 2006.

Fake trailer segment "Werewolf Women of the SS," Grindhouse (also known as Quentin Tarantino's "Death Proof" and Robert Rodriguez's "Plant Terror"), Dimension Films, 2007.

Halloween, Dimension Films, 2007.

Resident Evil: Extinction, Screen Gems, 2007.

Day of the Dead, Millennium Films, 2007.

Film Additional Music:

(Uncredited) Fall Time, 1995.

Television Scores; Miniseries:

Gone But Not Forgotten (also known as Phillip Margolin's "Gone But Not Forgotten"), Lifetime, 2004.

Television Scores; Movies:

Not Like Us, Showtime, 1995.

Alien Avengers (also known as Roger Corman Presents "Alien Avengers" and Welcome to Planet Earth), Showtime, 1996.

Alien Avengers II (also known as Aliens Among Us, Roger Corman "Alien Avengers II," and Welcome Planet Earth II), TMC, 1998.

Rated X, Showtime, 2000.

Strange Frequency, 2001.

Wasted, MTV, 2002.

The Dead Will Tell, CBS, 2004.

Television Title Sequence Title; Movies:

Not Like Us, Showtime, 1995.

Television Scores; Specials:

The Real Sex Xtra: Pornucopia: Going Down in the Valley, HBO, 2004.

Television Scores; Episodic:

American High, 2000.

Strange Frequency, VH1, 2001.

Military Diaries, 2002.

Black Sash, The WB, 2003.

Video Game Scores:

300: March to Glory, 2007.



Tyler Bates Website,, July 20, 2007.