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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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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   


NIGHT HELLPOCLYPSE - (by Seth Littlefield)  Year: 2013
Seth Littlefield A contemporary, horrific, orchestral piece that builds with fright. Freaky string screeching, builds of drum hits and brass shouts help bring on the fear to a murderous climatic end. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
678571 2:04 No Tempo   


ACEDIA - (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
619051 5:01 Slow   


DON'T SLEEP (THE MOVIE THEME MIX) - (by Dub Wreckerz)  Year: 2014
Dub Wreckerz Electronic and human elements combine in this Hollywood inspired modern-day track! Syncopated rhythms, haunting choir-like voices and descending progressions join forces for a unique sonic vibe! Perfect for all film, television and commercial productions looking to capture a little movie magic! Mixed Vocals, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
684961 3:15 Med Slow 102   
30sec - Dangerous, Edgy Music
684862 0:31 Med Slow 102   
60sec - Dangerous, Edgy Music
684863 1:01 Med Slow 102   
30sec (Whisper Vox loop) - Dangerous, Edgy Music
684867 0:31 Medium 124   
60sec (Whisper Vox) - Dangerous, Edgy Music
684868 1:01 Medium 124   
Variation (Whisper Vox) - Dangerous, Edgy Music
684869 3:26 Medium 124   
15sec (Whisper Vox loop) - Dangerous, Edgy Music
684866 0:16 Medium 124   
Loop - Dangerous, Edgy Music
684864 0:19 Med Slow 102   


AVARITIA - (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
619052 3:21 Slow 85   


GULA - (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
619053 3:16 Slow   


INVIDIA - (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
619054 3:12 Slow   


IRA - (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
619055 3:18 Slow 90   


LUXURIA - (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
619056 2:50 Slow   


LOST AT SEA - (by Christopher Fuller)  Year: 2013
Christopher Fuller This loop-able orchestral underscore is dark and foreboding, prominently featuring a haunting and anxious melody played by the high strings and a repeating motif on the low strings. Communicates the feeling of a lost ship rocked by waves in a storm or any other prolonged test of endurance. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
640333 2:31 Med Slow 80   
Variation A - Dangerous, Edgy Music
621703 2:30 Med Slow 80   
Variation B (Bass & Percussion Only) - Dangerous, Edgy Music
621704 2:30 Med Slow 80   


MURDER INVESTIGATION - (by Christopher Fuller)  Year: 2013
Christopher Fuller This orchestral track sets the scene for the investigation of a serious crime: the questions, the clues, the searches, the suspects, and the witnesses. It is dark, quietly tense, and inquisitive. Perfect not only for crime drama and suspense but any situation that calls for quiet urgency. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
640342 2:48 Slow 75   
30sec - Dangerous, Edgy Music
624349 0:30 Slow 75   
Stinger - Dangerous, Edgy Music
624350 0:17 Slow 75   
Segue - Dangerous, Edgy Music
624351 0:26 Slow 75   


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   


A LURKING FIGURE - (by Mellow Harmony)  Year: 2016
Mellow Harmony A haunted trip into the darkness leads to something sinister lurking just beyond the shadows. "A Lurking Figure" will keep you on the edge of your seat, scared for what might come next. Perfect for film, video games, and television. Cinematic, yet ambient like scores for Blumhouse productions. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
801430 1:23 Med Slow 90   


NEFARIOUS ARMY (SUSPENSE & EPIC ORCHESTRAL HORROR) - (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 Only - No Choirs) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
729038 1:20 Medium 120   
Variation C (Hig Energy Section Only) - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
729036 1:20 Medium 120   


BLACK WINDOW (SUSPENSE & POWER ORCHESTRAL HORROR) - (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   


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   


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   


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   


VAMPIRE VOICES - (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
573939 1:38 Med Slow 91   


YOU'VE GOT MY FEET - (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
573940 1:31 Med Fast 147   


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   
15sec - Dangerous, Dangerous Music
477691 0:16 Med Slow 80   
Variation (45 Seconds) - Dangerous, Dangerous Music
477693 0:46 Med Slow 80   
30sec - Dangerous, Dangerous Music
477692 0:31 Med Slow 80   
60sec - Dangerous, Dangerous Music
477694 1:01 Med Slow 80   


NO HAIR LEFT - (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
573928 2:01 Med Slow 102   


IT CRAWLED IN MY EAR - (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
573925 1:43 Med Slow 102   


LAST BREATH - (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
573926 1:37 Med Slow 102   


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   


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   


DISSOLUTION AND DISPARITY - (by Cauchemar)  Year: 2014
Cauchemar Disturbing, action-intensive music designed for 'Chase' & 'Pursuit' sequences in Horror & Thriller films. Epic Brass fanfares, col legno strings, and electric guitars highlight this tension-filled track. Reminiscent of Steve Jablonsky ('Friday the 13th'), Hans Zimmer, and Marco Beltrami ('Scream'). Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
690454 1:59 Mixed   


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   


SAVE YOUR LIFE - (by Evan Zappa & the Necessity)  Year: 2011
Evan Zappa & the Necessity 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   


DISORDER DIVINED - (by Cauchemar)  Year: 2014
Cauchemar Vengeful, rhythmically-attacking track featuring strings, percussion battery, electronics and woodwinds. Designed for tension-filled moments of terror in Horror, Sci-Fi and Suspense cinema and video game environments. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
701699 2:23 No Tempo   


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   


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   


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   


BROKEN BAD (FULL) - (by Ron Komie)  Year: 2014
Ron Komie Full of tension and menace, this dramatic underscore features pulsing synth bass and bluesy dobro, while tantalizing effects and big drum rhythms weave in and out. At 1:37 the piece picks up momentum with insistent string lines building dramatically to a big hit and a lonely, desolate sustain. Instrumental, Dangerous, Dark Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
13 Mixes Available
663948 2:27 Med Slow 80   


CUE 013913 - (by David Johanns)  Year: 2013
David Johanns This Track is about exploring an evil layer, Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
578821 1:18 Medium 122   


BEYOND THE MIRROR - (by Kristian Sensini)  Year: 2012
Kristian Sensini This is one of the tracks realized for the italian horror movie "Hyde's Secret Nightmare", inspired by the famous novel "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde". It's dark and scary. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Contemporary Thriller
537530 2:12 Med Fast 146   



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