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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   
Variation (Underscore) - Horror, Horror Action Intense  
408494 1:20 Medium   
Stinger A (Short Sting 1) - Horror, Horror Action Intense  
408495 0:05 Medium   
Stinger B (Short Sting 2) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller  
408496 0:07 Medium 111   
30sec (Riser) - Horror, Horror Chase  
408497 0:31 Medium   


CASTLE OF FEAR (NO VOCAL FX-STING 1) - (by Michael Levanios)  Year: 2015
Michael Levanios Dark, mysterious, brooding, even a little sexy, this hybrid orchestral track that walks the fine line between danger and excitement, found in contemporary horror fantasy, like the Twilight Saga, True Blood, and the Vampire Diaries. Fall under its spell! Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Stinger (Alt Mix) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
713515 0:08 Med Slow 91   


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   


QUIET SHEEP (FULL MIX) - (by Maxim Tyutmanov)  Year: 2015
Maxim Tyutmanov Caught in a difficult situation, losing hope for the best. Dive into the atmosphere of the drama, emotional experiences and suffering without consolation. Frustration and anxiety. Cautious and mysterious, perfect for building tension and dread about what's next. Dark with hints of menace or betrayal, Instrumental, Horror, Halloween Horror
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
12 Mixes Available
706933 1:50 Med Slow 105   


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 Evan Zappa & the Necessity)  Year: 2011
Evan Zappa & the Necessity 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   


GHOST HUNTER - (by Guido Negraszus)  Year: 2013
Guido Negraszus A modern Halloween or "Futurama" theme which beautifully blends scary Orchestral effects, playful Theremin, catchy string rhythms & disco beat. Overall upbeat, entertaining & fun. Great for Halloween specials, Science Fiction, cartoon, video games, corporate, film & TV. Instrumental, Science Fiction, Sci-Fi Chase
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Science Fiction, Sci-Fi Chase
605935 4:51 Medium 120   
Variation (Flying Creatures) - Horror, Horror Electronica
551250 2:32 Medium 108   
30sec (The Haunting) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
551249 0:32 Medium 108   
Variation (slower Tempo) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
551251 4:17 Medium 108   


MR HERRMANN - (by Amazing Music)  Year: 2011
Amazing Music Hitchcock, Murder Mystery -- Intense, foreboding, suspense, action, orchestral drone, dramatic theme, film trailer, movie intro, tense, cinematic, danger, bad news, promo, investigative, tension strings, bold FX, ambient, suspenseful, moody, brooding, scary, dark, time keeper, epic, thriller score. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
601180 2:26 Medium 127   


BLOODCURDLING STING 7 - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2013
Matthew Reid A ghostly stinger of haunted choir and clanging triangle. Perfect for use in any media needing a tense & frightening underscore: film, television, parodies, web, commercials, haunted houses, exhibits. Mixed Vocals, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Stinger - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
620487 0:07 No Tempo   


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   


CASTLE OF FEAR (FULL) - (by Michael Levanios)  Year: 2015
Michael Levanios Dark, mysterious, brooding, even a little sexy, this hybrid orchestral track, with haunting melody and breathy vocal effects, walks the fine line between danger and excitement, found in contemporary horror fantasy, like the Twilight Saga, True Blood, and the Vampire Diaries. Fall under its spell! Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
713480 1:58 Med Slow 91   
Stinger - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
713487 0:10 Med Slow 91   
Sweep - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
713488 0:13 Med Slow 91   
15sec - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
713477 0:17 Med Slow 91   
30sec - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
713478 0:33 Med Slow 91   
60sec - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
713479 1:02 Med Slow 91   


NEFARIOUS ARMY - (by Alessandro Gozzo)  Year: 2015
Alessandro Gozzo (don't miss from1.10) Symphonic orchestra and choirs for a scaring high impact sound in the style of "EVIL DEAD". Orchestral FX & different mood sections: slow & fast alternated; anxiety & suspense vs melodic piano vs orchestral energy & power. SLOW (0-32) FAST (32-55) SLOW (55-1.10) FAST (1.10-end, Male Vocals, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
726653 2:30 Medium 120   
Variation A (No Choirs) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
729035 2:29 Medium 120   
Variation B (Hig Energy Section Only) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
729036 1:20 Medium 120   
Variation C (Hig Energy Only - No Choirs) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
729038 1:20 Medium 120   


THE INTERNAL NIGHTMARE SUITE, MINIATURE II - (by Cauchemar)  Year: 2014
Cauchemar Second in the 'Internal Nightmare' miniature suite, this Electro-orchestral composition features tense string figures, rhythmically driving synthesizers, murky sub-bass and ambient pianos. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
701845 2:21 Mixed   


BLACK WINDOW - (by Alessandro Gozzo)  Year: 2015
Alessandro Gozzo (don’t miss listening at 0.43 & 1.31) Symphonic orchestra and piano solo parts for a scaring high impact sound in the style of "EVIL DEAD". Orchestral FX & different mood sections: slow & fast alternated; anxiety & suspense vs melodic piano vs orchestral energy. Good for videogames, movies and more, Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
726935 2:53 Slow 75   
Variation A (Piano & Strings Section Only) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
729030 0:40 Slow 75   
Variation B (Hig Energy Sections Only) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
729020 0:45 Slow 75   


MOUNTING DANGER (30SEC) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2014
Alec Makinson Creepy and foreboding horror atmosphere, that will send shivers down your spine. Starts with attention grabbing bang and slowly builds to a crescendo chord. Perfect for Scream Park attraction commercials, films, promotions and documentary. 30sec soundscape, Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec (30sec commercial) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
690916 0:30 Medium 116   


HYDE'S SECRET NIGHTMARE - (by Kristian Sensini)  Year: 2012
Kristian Sensini This is one of the tracks realized for the italian horror-erotic movie "Hyde's Secret Nightmare", inspired by the famous novel "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde". Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
537611 2:25 Med Fast   


DARK AND DISTURBING - (by Stoyan Ganev)  Year: 2012
Stoyan Ganev Dark and Disturbing Trailer Track. Appropriate for video games, alien movies, action movies, horror movies. If you want to add an edge to your picture this track is definitely for you. The orchestration and the sound effects are very professional. In the style of Sci-Fi legends Aliens and Predator, Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
512110 2:19 Medium 122   


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   


CASTLE OF FEAR (NO VOCAL FX-60) - (by Michael Levanios)  Year: 2015
Michael Levanios Dark, mysterious, brooding, even a little sexy, this hybrid orchestral track that walks the fine line between danger and excitement, found in contemporary horror fantasy, like the Twilight Saga, True Blood, and the Vampire Diaries. Fall under its spell! Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (Alt Mix) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
713518 1:02 Med Slow 91   


ATROPHY - (by Cauchemar)  Year: 2015
Cauchemar 'The Atrophy Configurations' is a collection of songs depicting in abstract musical expressions the intellectual and physical decay of the collective individual in the modern world. Avant-garde writing, innovative hybrid of orchestra and electronics. Perfect for Horror & Sci-Fi film and video games. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
769093 5:58 Mixed   


DEAD FOREST - (by Alessandro Gozzo)  Year: 2015
Alessandro Gozzo Symphonic orchestra and choirs for a scaring high impact sound in the style of "EVIL DEAD". Orchestral FX & different mood sections: slow & fast alternated; anxiety & suspense vs melodic piano vs orchestral energy. 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   
Variation A (No Choirs) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
729032 2:50 Medium 120   
Variation B (Hig Energy Section Only) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
729033 1:15 Medium 120   
Variation C (Hig Energy Only - No Choirs) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
729034 1:15 Medium 120   


HAUNTED - (by Mark S. Crocker)  Year: 2013
Mark S. Crocker Frightening track with "on the edge of your seat" sound effects that continually build tension for films with horror, terror, monsters, aliens, criminal activity, murder mystery, vengeance, danger; Great for spy films, police dramas, psycho thrillers, chase scenes, CSI investigations, twisted evil. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (with sound effects) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller  
621890 2:59 Medium 120   
Variation (without sound effects) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller  
667483 3:02 Medium 120   


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   


INFILTRATION - (by Bjarne O.)  Year: 2013
Bjarne O. Scary disturbing Orchestral Vampire Horror track with big impacts, dark evolving drones, shrieking and screeching monsters, scrabbling insects, thirsty vampires and spine-tingling creepy crawling atmospheres perfect for any scary scene, credits, ad, website, video game or presentation, etc. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
573924 1:27 Med Slow 93   


VAMPIRE VALENTINE SONG - (by Bjarne O.)  Year: 2013
Bjarne O. Scary disturbing Orchestral Vampire Horror track with big impacts, dark evolving drones, shrieking and screeching monsters, scrabbling insects, thirsty vampires and spine-tingling creepy crawling atmospheres perfect for any scary scene, credits, ad, website, video game or presentation, etc. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
573938 2:57 Med Slow 102   


COMPULSION - (by David Banks)  Year: 2014
David Banks Cinematic dramatic piano choirs electronics hybrid instrumental. This track is clearly a theme piece for an epic movie. Think films like Transformers, Terminator, Blade Runner etc. Instrumental, Action, Impending Electronic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Action, Impending Electronic
700728 2:26 Med Slow 94   
Variation A - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
701563 2:08 Slow 62   
Variation B - Science Fiction, Chaos
700753 1:10 Slow 62   


PROFESSOR CRAZYPANTS - (by Jonathan Carlile)  Year: 2012
Jonathan Carlile Dramatic orchestral piece of music suitable for a crazy professor or scientist. Building towards the end to a big dramatic hollywood sounding ending. Great for themes for TV and film. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
670808 2:00 Med Fast 136   
60sec - Dramatic, Whimsical Music
511740 1:01 Med Fast 136   


COLD ISOLATION - (by Robert Neary)  Year: 2012
Robert Neary Eerie atmospheric and cold haunting orchestral tuba drone. Similar to music from "The Grey" slow burning and building track. Ideal for score use, TV and media. Also great horror films and tense survival thrillers. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
725955 1:52 Medium 120   


BLOODCURDLING STING 2 - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2013
Matthew Reid A sudden shock stinger of buzzing percussion and growling trombones. Perfect for use in any media needing a tense & frightening underscore: film, television, parodies, web, commercials, haunted houses, exhibits. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Stinger - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
620482 0:04 No Tempo   


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   


THESE DARK SKIES - (by Masterwerk)  Year: 2009
Masterwerk A brooding orchestral instrumental with a haunting feel and an air of tragedy perfect for dark fantasy, horror or epic romantic drama in the style of Sleepy Hollow, Dracula, Van Helsing Twilight Zone Outer Limits Alien Mysterious Ominous Isolation Alone Fear Hitchcock CSI, Instrumental, Dramatic, Romantic Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Romantic Music
329980 2:19 Med Slow 95   
60sec (Instrumental Cue) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
341811 1:01 Med Slow 95   


MYSTERY ABBEY - (by Christopher Fuller)  Year: 2013
Christopher Fuller This track features string orchestra and harp and creates a very pensive, mysterious, and Hitchcock-like mood. A peek through the curtain revealing a murder scene, crime in progress, or other curious situation. The feel is smooth and quiet but the atmosphere tense and suspenseful. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
640343 1:24 Slow 70   


FEAR STINGER (SEGUE) - (by D. Silverstone)  Year: 2010
D. Silverstone Slow Short Strings Featuring Tension, Fear And Drama. symphonic Instrumental music Ideal for scared soundtrack, dramatic underscore and dangerous, tautness, strain, nervousness, agitation, excitement, Background Music. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Segue - Horror, Contemporary Thriller  
473852 0:35 Medium 111   
Stinger A (Frantic ) - Dangerous, Dangerous Music  
437406 0:21 Med Slow 82   
Stinger B ( Power Version) - Dangerous, Dangerous Music  
437404 0:22 Med Slow 82   


NO WAY OUT - (by Bjarne O.)  Year: 2013
Bjarne O. Scary disturbing Orchestral Vampire Horror track with big impacts, dark evolving drones, shrieking and screeching monsters, scrabbling insects, thirsty vampires and spine-tingling creepy crawling atmospheres perfect for any scary scene, credits, ad, website, video game or presentation, etc. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
573929 1:06 Med Slow 102   


TWINGE OF LOVE - (by Kristian Sensini)  Year: 2012
Kristian Sensini Soft and scary love song, start really quiet and grow with tension and drama. The track is from an Italian Horror Movie "Hyde's Secret Nightmare" the mood is the one of italian horror Movies from Seventies of directors like Fulci, Bava, Argento. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
537725 2:58 Slow   


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 A (background) - Horror, Horror Action Intense
366377 0:56 Fast 155   
Variation B (SFX) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
366615 0:55 Fast 155   
60sec - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
371079 0:52 Fast 155   


REALLY CREEPY BACKGROUND 1 - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2013
Matthew Reid A very spooky, ambient texture of plucked strings, groans and sinister male choir. Perfect for use in any media needing a tense & frightening underscore: film, television, parodies, web, commercials, haunted houses, exhibits. Male Vocals, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
620492 2:47 Very Slow 56   



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