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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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FALLEN ANGELS - (by Jeremy Bell)  Year: 2012
Jeremy Bell A powerful and energetic track using strings and percussion in asymmetric time signatures that gives Fallen Angels a unique feel and sound. Aggressive and exciting with a softer section in the middle, Fallen Angels ends with a climactic hit accompanied by a strong choir. Instrumental, Action, Thriller Orchestral
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Action, Thriller Orchestral  
619103 1:25 Med Fast 134   
Stinger - Horror, Contemporary Thriller  
619344 0:09 Med Fast 134   
Variation A (Middle Section) - Horror, Horror Chase  
620988 0:35 Med Fast 134   
Variation B (Ending) - Action, Impending Electro-Orch  
619343 0:28 Med Fast 134   


BLOODCURDLING STING 3 - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2013
Matthew Reid A creepy, haunted stinger with choir, harp and timpani. Perfect for use in any media needing a tense & frightening underscore: film, television, parodies, web, commercials, haunted houses, exhibits. Childrens Vocals, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Stinger - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
620483 0:05 No Tempo   


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   


BLOODCURDLING STING 1 - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2013
Matthew Reid A chilling, haunted stinger with spooky celeste, eerie strings and disturbed percussion. 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
620481 0:05 No Tempo   


BLOODCURDLING STING 4 - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2013
Matthew Reid A shockingly scary stinger of growling brass and sudden percussion. 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
620484 0:04 No Tempo   


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   


THE CHORD OF DEATH (STING) - (by Greg Patmore)  Year: 2007
Greg Patmore dramatic, thrilling and fearful cue to shock. It's dark and creepy, shadows dance around you.. you turn a corner and BAM! This stinger really hits out at what ever has grabbed you, stabbed you, jumped you... its enough to chill you through to the bone. Orchestral strings, percussion and drum, Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Stinger - Horror, Contemporary Thriller  
245935 0:07 Slow 60   


CLASSIC HORROR STING 1 - (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
620489 0:06   


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   


BLOODCURDLING STING 5 - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2013
Matthew Reid A shocking stinger of twisted brass and scraping sounds. 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
620485 0:07 No Tempo 94   


BLOODCURDLING STING 6 - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2013
Matthew Reid A twisted trumpet call of doom. Sudden, shocking stinger. 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
620486 0:07 No Tempo   


BLOODCURDLING STING 8 - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2013
Matthew Reid A sudden shock stinger with twisted strings, grinding brass and thudding percussion. 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
620488 0:10 No Tempo 134   


AS DARKNESS CLOSES IN - (by RLC Music)
RLC Music A dark, ominous and foreboding orchestral underscore. Features clarinet cautiously working the melody, surrounded by a somewhat possessed symphony orchestra. Perfect for psycho thriller, horror flick, soundtrack, stalking scenes or building suspense / tension into any production. Instrumental, Dangerous, Dark Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (60 Sec Edit) - Dangerous, Dark Music  
487647 1:00 Med Slow 85   
30sec (30 Sec Edit) - Horror, Horror Edgy  
487675 0:31 Med Slow 85   
Stinger (5 Sec Edit) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller  
487746 0:06 Med Slow 85   
15sec (15 Sec Edit) - Horror, Horror Chase  
487744 0:16 Med Slow 85   


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   


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   


CASTLE OF FEAR (NO VOCAL FX-STING 2) - (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
Sweep - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
713516 0:12 Med Slow 91   


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   


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   


DARK PURSUIT - (by Nery Bauer)  Year: 2008
Nery Bauer Very dark, athmospheric and energetic piece, blending hard percussion, synthesizers and diabolical whispers with orchestral elements. Disoriented, chaotic, nervous, this track is perfect for chase and action scenes, and for dark, suspense, diabolical and frightening moods. Very good for trailers. Instrumental, Dangerous, Dark Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Dangerous, Dark Music
414478 1:02 Fast 150   
Loop - Science Fiction, Alien Invasion
414477 0:20 Fast 150   
30sec - Horror, Horror Action Intense
414475 0:32 Fast 150   
Loop - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
414476 0:20 Fast 150   


SCREAM NOW JH - (by Jason Hogan)  Year: 2015
Jason Hogan The tension builds, and builds, and builds until... BOOM! Perfect fit for a horror film with a high impact moment or a false scare (the character turns the knob, opens the door, and... a bird flies in their face! Not the killer this time.), Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
757323 1:04 Med Slow 100   
15sec (stinger) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
757322 0:18 Med Slow 100   


SHOCKING HORROR - (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
620497 0:18 No Tempo   


REALLY CREEPY BACKGROUND 4 - (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
Bed - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
620495 0:20 No Tempo 112   


A DARK PRESENCE - (by Christopher Fuller)  Year: 2014
Christopher Fuller This bit of Cinematic horror underscore music uses low percussion hits, scratching strings, and dissonant echoes to create and atmosphere of apprehension and dread which culminates in a dark melodic statement at the end. Ideal for any horror, thriller, or suspenseful situation. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
654275 2:04 Med Slow 90   
Impact A - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
654276 0:07 Med Slow 90   
Impact B - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
654277 0:08 Med Slow 90   


STAB IN THE DARK - (by Jive Ass Sleepers)  Year: 2009
Jive Ass Sleepers Quiet, soft, yet mysterious horns and strings play before suddenly loud orchestral stabs jump out at you. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
15sec - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
411957 0:17 Medium 126   


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   


VIOLENCE - (by Joona Lukala)  Year: 2016
Joona Lukala Slow, dramatic, ambient drone with bursts of sounds that give it scary atmosphere. There is some folk instruments used to give music more organic tone. Very dark and still. Menacing, threatening, and tense. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
786829 5:07 Very Slow 45   


CASTLE OF FEAR (NO VOCAL FX-15) - (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
15sec (Alt Mix) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
713514 0:17 Med Slow 91   


SPOOKY KIDS GAME - (by Vess Ray)  Year: 2010
Vess Ray Little kids kids play a spooky and creepy game at Halloween. Scary and at the same time catchy and funny tune with orchestra, percussion and acoustic piano. Suitable for film, ad, tv, games, video. Instrumental, Horror, Halloween Whimsical
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (60') - Horror, Halloween Whimsical
432398 1:00 Med Fast 131   
Stinger (Sting) - Horror, Halloween Whimsical
450797 0:06 Med Fast 131   
30sec (30sec) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
450796 0:31 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   


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   


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   


HAUNTED HOUSE - (by D. Silverstone)  Year: 2010
D. Silverstone Tension Horror film main title music. A full string arrangement creates the haunting atmosphere of a spooky enviroment . Suitable for horrifying movie, fear, suspense, mystery, ghosts, paranormal, haunted, eerie, video games, music. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
439878 0:44 Med Slow 92   


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   


REALLY CREEPY BACKGROUND 5 - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2013
Matthew Reid An incredibly spooky underscore texture of ghostly choral effects and noises imitating frightened breathing and heartbeats. 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
Bed - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
620496 0:36 No Tempo 133   


REALLY CREEPY BACKGROUND 3 - (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
620494 0:35 No Tempo   


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-30) - (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
30sec (Alt Mix) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
713513 0:33 Med Slow 91   


CREEPY CLASSIC HORROR LOOP - (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
620491 0:48 Medium 125   


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   


HORROR BE THY NAME - (by Andrew GCN Fleming)  Year: 2013
Andrew GCN Fleming Unhinged orchestral horror soundscape... this is the perfect underscore for any horror film. Dark, evil, brooding. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
598745 1:00 Med Slow 88   


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   



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