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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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


GETAWAY - (by MX47)  Year: 2008
MX47 Dynamic dramatic music featuring intense orchestrations with big hits, punches and thrilling sequences in the tradition of Blockbuster Movies. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
471108 1:37 Fast 168   


CLASSIC HORROR STING 2 - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2013
Matthew Reid 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
620490 0:06 Med Slow 91   


DIVINE INTERVENTION - (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
573921 3:08 Med Slow 102   


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   


NOW YOU'RE A VAMPIRE TOO - (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
573930 1:50 Med Slow 102   


RIGHT BEHIND YOU - (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
573931 1:28 Med Slow 102   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


CASTLE OF FEAR (NO VOCAL FX) - (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
Variation (Alt Mix) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
713512 1:58 Med Slow 91   
60sec (Alt Mix) - Dangerous, Dark Music
713481 1:02 Med Slow 91   
30sec (Alt Mix) - Dangerous, Dark Music
713484 0:33 Med Slow 91   
Stinger (Alt Mix) - Dangerous, Dark Music
713485 0:08 Med Slow 91   
Sweep - Dangerous, Dark Music
713486 0:12 Med Slow 91   
15sec (Alt Mix) - Dangerous, Dark Music
713483 0:17 Med Slow 91   


ALIEN ON THE BOARD (DARK ORCHESTRAL) - (by Ikiro)  Year: 2013
Ikiro A sudden attack of the aliens mothership, landing alien on surface of your spaceship, entering the space, aliens entering the ship, crucial hope for surviving, Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Horror, Contemporary Thriller  
616723 0:56 Medium 125   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


FUN FOR RATS - (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
573923 1:30 Med Fast 144   


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   


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   


HORROR MOMENT - (by Valeriy Antonyuk)  Year: 2013
Valeriy Antonyuk Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
610663 1:21 Slow 78   


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   


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   



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