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Contemporary orchestral music that is ideal for productions in the horror genre. This music generally features intense drums, bold brass, intense strings and often includes specialty vocal effects, electronic digital effects and other contemporary production techniques.


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EXORCISM GONE WRONG - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Violent, disturbing and Horrific Exorcism with the use of Screeching Brass, building Huge Horror Hits and Demonic voices which leads into intense Building Trailer style Percussion, strings risers with Hits getting more intense to a final Crescendo. Chilling, nail biting Horror Score, Chris Haigh, Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller  
408493 1:20 Medium   
Stinger (Short Sting 1) - Horror, Horror Action Intense  
408495 0:05 Medium   
Variation (Underscore) - Horror, Horror Action Intense  
408494 1:20 Medium   
Stinger (Short Sting 2) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller  
408496 0:07 Medium 111   
30sec (Riser) - Horror, Horror Chase  
408497 0:31 Medium   


SEA MONSTER - (by Jason Hogan)  Year: 2015
Jason Hogan An epic end to a storied tale. Beginning with low bass there's a quick rise, before the suspenseful lull, leading to a dramatic crescendo that doesn't quite peak but stops and then... BOOM! A perfect climax! Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
764659 1:18 Med Slow 92   


DEAD FOREST - (by Alessandro Gozzo)  Year: 2015
Alessandro Gozzo Symphonic orchestra and choirs for a scaring high impact sound in the style of the movie "EVIL DEAD", with many orchestral effetcs and with different mood sections: slow and fast alternated; anxiety and suspense vs great evil energy and power. SLOW (0-27) FAST (27-1.12) SLOW (1.12-45) FAST (1.45-end, Male Vocals, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
726679 2:47 Medium 120   
Full Track (No Choirs) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
729032 2:50 Medium 120   
Variation A (Hig Energy Section Only) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
729033 1:15 Medium 120   
Variation B (Hig Energy Only - No Choirs) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
729034 1:15 Medium 120   


SUPERBIA - (by Mikael Manvelyan)  Year: 2013
Mikael Manvelyan Tension cinematic soundtrack. Includes psychoacoustic sounds, strings, atmospheric pads and other interesting techniques makes this composition truly tense and unusual. Can be used in games, videos, movies. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
619057 3:44 Medium 120   


DARK SECRETS - (by Tom Jemmott)  Year: 2010
Tom Jemmott Haunting, dramatic, suspenseful cue with sudden twists and turns. Grand piano with full orchestra. Horror/thriller score written in the style of The Ring, Secret Window, The Sixth Sense, and What Lies Beneath. Tension building with tragic undertones. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
284411 2:30 Med Fast 144   
60sec - Dangerous, Mysterious Music
363913 1:06 Med Fast 144   


RITUAL OF GHOSTS 2 -BANQUET- (JAPANESE HORROR SCORE) - (by Adwise Music)  Year: 2011
Adwise Music Eerie, dark and atmospheric cue combining sounds of Japanese traditional & folk instruments Koto, Taiko Drums & Bell, & electronic elements a la Kwaidan (by Toru Takemitsu). Great for Psychological, Paranormal Sci-fi, Asian or even general films as well as Horror/Suspense/Folklore-tales. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
522039 1:52 Mixed 36   


LAIR OF THE NECROMANCER - (by Jonathan Adamich)  Year: 2011
Jonathan Adamich Mystery, intrigue and magic in this deep, tense / pensive fantasy underscore. Creepy, sneaky, underlying tension. Good for adventure, exploring, lurking danger. Use in fantasy games, sci-fi / horror film, mystery and suspense. Full orchestra; available with or without choir. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
573391 2:29 Slow   
Variation (No Choir) - Horror, Horror Ambience
573390 2:29 Slow   


MONSTER MARCH - (by Joel Steudler)  Year: 2010
Joel Steudler This delightfully creepy and mischievous track evokes grinning ghouls and sprightly spectres in a monster parade! The driving bass strings keep things moving while lively flutes, bells, and violins add to the excitement. Great for Halloween ads, cartoons, or magical moments in any film. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller  
425612 2:00 Slow 63   


GROTESQUE DISCOVERY - (by Cauchemar)  Year: 2014
Cauchemar Tense, abrasive, yet with a classical elegance owing to the use of orchestral strings, woodwinds, brass, double basses, and pizzicatos. "Grotesque Discovery" presents aural images of Vampires, Witches, Horrific actions and psychological, or mythical torment. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
701677 3:01 Mixed   


BEACON OF EVIL (FULL) - (by Ron Komie)  Year: 2013
Ron Komie Simmering with tension & ominous themes, this dramatic underscore piece features a threatening bass pulse, while tantalizing effects, brass swells and riffs, pads and unstable piano melodies weave in and out. A huge crescendo chord with big drums brings us to a dramatic ending. Instrumental, Dangerous, Dark Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dangerous, Dark Music
579379 2:17 Med Slow 80   
SoundPack - Dangerous, Dark Music
579380 58.4MB Med Slow 80   
Bed - Action, Theme Power Play
579378 2:19 Med Slow 80   
Stinger A - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
579384 0:27 Med Slow 80   
Stinger B - Action, Thriller Electro-Orch
579382 0:22 Med Slow 80   
Stinger C - Action, Impending Electro-Orch
579381 0:14 Med Slow 80   
Stinger D - Military, Battle Prep Electronic
579383 0:18 Med Slow 80   


TRICK OR TREAT - (by Jason Bradley Livesay)  Year: 2007
Jason Bradley Livesay A fun orchestral fantasy cue that starts with a mellow and mysterious intro leading to a magical montage of the Wicked Witch, Frankenstein Monster, and a Disney Princess, followed by a smaller and more child-like echo of the three themes. Great for Halloween or film cliches. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
316754 0:41 Medium   


RIDE THE TERROR TRAIN - (by Tom Jemmott)  Year: 2010
Tom Jemmott Up-tempo modern action 'trailer music' with a strong percussive edge and energetic orchestral movements. Featuring thunder-like drums, full orchestra and choir. Music you hear in Hollywood action movies like 'The Mummy', 'Bourne Ultimatum', Dark Knight' or epic adventures like 'Van Helsing', Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
403884 1:27 Fast 155   
Variation (background) - Horror, Horror Action Intense
366377 0:56 Fast 155   
60sec - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
371079 0:52 Fast 155   
Variation (SFX) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
366615 0:55 Fast 155   


MAD PROFESSOR - (by Christian Andersson)  Year: 2010
Christian Andersson Beware the crazy scientist and his bubbling deadly and poisonous drinks that will turn you into a babbling moron with... spider legs? This tune starts out dark and will build and increase into a furious tempo when the scientist goes insane and starts playing his screeching violin. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
449659 2:19 Medium 110   


HANDLE TOWARD MY HAND - (by David C. Hewitt)  Year: 2010
David C. Hewitt SCARY MUSIC CUE. This piece has an ominous growling threatening vibe. Bending brass notes and strange orchestral effects give way way to an insistent & spooky analog synth sequence with brass effects and violin scrapes & scratches. Spook your audience with this frightening terror music. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
420672 2:55 Med Slow 80   
60sec - Dangerous, Dangerous Music
477694 1:01 Med Slow 80   
30sec - Dangerous, Dangerous Music
477692 0:31 Med Slow 80   
15sec - Dangerous, Dangerous Music
477691 0:16 Med Slow 80   
Variation (45 Seconds) - Dangerous, Dangerous Music
477693 0:46 Med Slow 80   


THE WALKING DEAD - (by Jonathan Adamich)  Year: 2011
Jonathan Adamich Grand orchestral track with a strong mystery / fantasy feel. Magical, amazing, a little bit scary, but very exciting and adventurous. Dark forces / Mysterious creatures. Good for cinematic trailer, adventure & magic, movies, games and more. Available with or without the choir. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
537328 1:28 Med Fast 140   
Variation (No Choir) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
537327 1:28 Med Fast 140   


EYE OF EVIL (FULL MIX) - (by Maxim Tyutmanov)  Year: 2015
Maxim Tyutmanov Epic scale invasion of evil. Rich and dense orchestral composition full of drama. Marsh dark forces and epic battles. Inevitability enemy offensive. Reveals and highlights the dramatic and negative sides of any story. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
18 Mixes Available
706576 2:18 Med Slow 110   


DARK HORIZON - (by Protilius)  Year: 2011
Protilius A great orchestral piece in the tradition of horror film music, but with a modern edge. A strong sense of danger, darkness and foreboding. Strings, brass, piano and big drums build the tension to the explosive climax in the middle section. Perfect for thriller, adventure, sci-fi and chase scenes. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
10 Mixes Available
480372 4:16 Medium 120   


BUGS - (by John Rabbit Bundrick)  Year: 2010
John Rabbit Bundrick Film Scene Drama thriller for creepy crawler Space film, Documentary on Life on other Planets, Science Fiction creatures from space. Psycho thriller horror flick dramatic chase scene, sophisticated white collar crime, silent film bank heist, worst nightmare. Fanfare, Epic chaotic trailer music, Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Drama Horror) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
428081 1:46 Fast 150   


AWAITING A DISASTER - (by Ethereal Motion)  Year: 2010
Ethereal Motion Big orchestral piece with dynamic sounds and gripping turmoil foretelling a disaster on the horizon. Powerful, throbbing and pulsating cello lines with big string and horn sections. Suspense music that gradually ends in a small somber tone. John Williams influenced song good for any big scene. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
415847 1:22 Med Slow 90   


SYNAPSE - (by Cauchemar)  Year: 2014
Cauchemar Sinister 'Main Title'-appropriate music for orchestral strings, electric guitar ensemble, choir, woodwinds, percussion and electronics. Cutting edge, avant-garde and classically influenced, this is unsettling and sophisticated music perfect for horror and suspense films, television and video games. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
688480 2:49 Very Slow 44   


GATES OF HELL - (by Stoyan Ganev)  Year: 2013
Stoyan Ganev Dark and Violent Orchestral Track appropriate for teaser trailers in the style of Prometheus, Alien and many horrors. The tracks escalates from quiet to very loud Choir scream and tutti orchestra. Female Vocals, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
578264 0:46 No Tempo   


BREAKOUT - (by Jonathan Carlile)  Year: 2011
Jonathan Carlile Dramatic tense orchestral piece with big sounding drums building up to a big climax. Great for tense moments, escaping scenes in film and TV. Dramatic, pounding, tense cinematic trailer, with orchestra, strings and percussion. Great Movie or TV trailer with a big bang finale. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
472001 1:30 Fast 150   


THE BLACK CAT - (by MX47)  Year: 2008
MX47 Classic Hollywood horror thriller music with major motion picture style orchestrations. Suitable for such subject matter and moods as horror, fear, demons, monsters, crime, murder, mystery, suspense, movie trailer music, video games music, scary music, spooky, Halloween. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
314002 2:09 Slow   


WHISPERING - (by Alexander Khaskin)  Year: 2010
Alexander Khaskin Dark, scary, suspenseful, ominous, aggressive, with conclusion. Filmscore/Cinematic. Dark, Dramatic, Suspense, Tragic. Strings, Symphony Orchestra. Drama, Horror. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
423553 4:15 Med Fast 131   


SYMPHONIC HORROR RAVE - (by Alex Morch)  Year: 2011
Alex Morch Impressive, horrifying symphonic orchestration and four to the floor dance beat with snappy hats and tube amped synth bass. Climatic, underground blood rave, extreme sci-fi zombies, creepy caricatures in a post apocalyptic city. Produced for cinematic purpose. Instrumental, Action, Intense Electro-Orch
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
12 Mixes Available
503678 1:23 Med Fast 130   


ABERRANT PHENOMENA (FULL) - (by Ron Komie)  Year: 2013
Ron Komie Full of tension and veiled menace, this dramatic underscore piece features foreboding string themes and eerie piano melodies, while tantalizing effects and rhythms weave in and out. A strange descending cascade leads to an ominous conclusion. Instrumental, Dangerous, Dark Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dangerous, Dark Music
579853 1:34 Medium 114   
Stinger A - Dangerous, Edgy Music
579856 0:17 Medium 114   
Stinger B - Dangerous, Mysterious Music
579855 0:14 Medium 114   
SoundPack - Action, Theme Crime
579854 41.9MB Medium 114   
Stinger - Horror, Horror Psychological
579858 0:19 Medium 114   
Bed - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
579852 1:32 Medium 114   
Stinger - Science Fiction, First Contact
579857 0:14 Medium 114   


STEPS IN FEAR - (by D. Silverstone)  Year: 2013
D. Silverstone Movement in a path of fear, danger mystery or horror. A dark suspenseful soundtrack with cello, pizzicatto violins, piano, horns and epic percussion. Thrilling, tense and Hypnotic for film, movie, documentary adventure and impending gothic drama. Moving and Mystical build up underscore, Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller  
576517 1:52 Med Slow 88   


CELLO WITH RHYTHM - (by Entropik)  Year: 2007
Entropik Brass, percussion, string effects and solo cello with electronic elements. Distinctly avant-garde sound lends itself beautifully to scenes portraying hazardous situations or dangerous characters, like vampires & killers. For scary, threatening cults, monsters in the crypt, evil stalking, creeping, Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
409458 4:48 Slow 60   
60sec - Dangerous, Dangerous Music
405648 1:00 Medium 120   


SAVE YOUR LIFE - (by Protilius)  Year: 2011
Protilius A blend of orchestral instruments, electronics, guitars and bass creates a edgy, mysterious track. The intro with bells has a somehow innocent undertone, that gradually builds to a dynamic climax. Part of the album "Trilogy I: OST". Perfect for thriller, sci-fi, adventure, action, chase scenes. Instrumental, Dangerous, Edgy Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
10 Mixes Available
480461 4:10 Medium 119   


ALL THOSE VOICES - (by Vinmusic)  Year: 2015
Vinmusic Scary horror cue culminating with the surpise stab. Dark atmosphere with distant piano and ominous strings culminating with dissonant brass rip and pulsating strings. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (Menacing Orchestral Cue) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
765239 0:55 Slow 60   


DESECRATION IN THE COLD DISTANCE - (by Cauchemar)  Year: 2014
Cauchemar Ghastly music for discordant, unsettling woodwinds, chorale female voices and distant piano. Unsettling, fear-inducing and haunted, 'Desecration in the Cold Distance' evokes feelings of building dread, a ghostly presence, and certainty of terror. Perfect for Haunting & Possession themes in Horror. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
690622 3:24 Mixed   


I SEE DEAD PEOPLE - (by RLC Music)
RLC Music Reminiscent of James Newton Howard’s score from The Sixth Sense, this haunting and disturbing instrumental is enough to make anyone feel on edge. Dark and sinister full symphony orchestra and angelic choir. Super for psycho thriller, horror flick, soundtrack, movie trailer or film credits. Instrumental, Dangerous, Dark Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Full Track) - Dangerous, Dark Music  
383252 2:08 Medium 108   
30sec (30 Sec Edit) - Dangerous, Dark Music  
399563 0:31 Medium 108   
15sec (15 Sec Edit) - Dangerous, Dark Music  
399565 0:16 Medium 108   
Stinger A (5 Sec Edit ) - Dangerous, Dark Music  
399568 0:06 Medium 108   
Stinger B (10 Sec Edit) - Dangerous, Dark Music  
399520 0:11 Medium 108   
60sec (60 Sec Edit) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller  
400139 1:01 Medium 108   


DO NOT GO IN THERE - (by Stoyan Ganev)  Year: 2012
Stoyan Ganev Very Dark and Disturbing. This track will leave you with very uneasy feeling. Appropriate for horror movies and intense scenes. There is a stalking and chase moment. Very creepy. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
534291 2:33 Med Fast 140   


THERE WAS A TIME - (by Kevin Saunders Hayes)  Year: 2009
Kevin Saunders Hayes Elegant lush calm and a bit dark and mysterious. Angelic choir opens this but suddenly there is a CRASHING, HUGE, EPIC explosion at the end. Blockbuster finale, road trip ending in a car cash or tragedy. Foreboding, attention-grabber. Sweet Innocence turns into disaster! Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
338704 0:57 Mixed 160   



KEYWORDS: horror thriller, orchestral thriller, hollywood horror, hollywood thriller
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