• Royalty free Horror music

    • Dark Forces Carnival by AleXZavesa

      This dark experimental electronic royalty-free track is filled with tension and futuristic sound design. Ideal for modern projects that deal with anxiety, stress, technology, natural disaster, science, and cutting-edge themes. Dynamic drums and percussion combined with trippy synths build a wave of anticipation. The track is slow and ominous and could be used as background music in dramatic scenes that deal with urgent matters.

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      Scary Halloween Night by RMSound

      Here is a very good low-tempo haunting theme in the spirit of Halloween. Reminds a soundtrack in a scary horror movie with a haunted house, ghosts that take revenge for all the bad things that happened there in the past. The atmosphere is tense and spooky. The piece is made in a spooky, mysterious, creepy, and scary mood.

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      Distorted Reality Perception by Ionics Music

      Terrifying and suspenseful, with unsettling melodies and dark sounds. This cinematic horror music is suitable for films and video games. Featuring dark and dirty synths, a dulcitone, big drums and deep percussion.

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      Dark Secrets by Eitan Epstein Music

      Dark. Suspenseful. Mysterious. An eery, cinematic soundtrack infused with both danger and waiting is building from a suspenseful and eerie piano progression and a beautiful choral melody fading in the background. It lends a cinematic quality to visual scenarios including sci-fi and fantasy.

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      Halloween Danger by Jon Wright

      Immerse yourself in a tension-filled drama of danger and intrigue with this ominous orchestral cue. Subtle, pulsing strings join by brass and deep percussion convey a sense of impending threat or danger. This track is perfect for film and TV projects in need of a menacing and dramatic underscore. Horror and thriller scenes will come to life with this music in the background.

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      Creepy Horror Theme by Erick McNerney

      An ominous, dark, scary horror theme. Perfect music for introductions to scary films and games, but can also be used in other parts as well.

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      Fire Inside Me by Infraction

      Fire Inside Me is a super modern cinematic cyberpunk royalty-free track! I used classic techno riff, heavy drums, synths, dubstep bass! This epic music will be perfect for motivational videos, dynamic motion graphics, science fiction movies and games, GoPro videos, advertising, and commercials.

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      Fairy Lanterns by Elena Naumova

      An other-worldly, mellow and mysterious prelude. Created with morphing synths, sparkling bells, and light piano. The music will be suitable for any project requiring mystery, tension, horror, thriller atmosphere. Perfect for thriller films, spooky fairy-tales, detective video games, Halloween projects, etc.

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      Spooky Halloween Night by AG Music

      Spooky, mysterious and suspenseful Halloween music. Featuring a full orchestra with strings, woodwinds, celesta, and pizzicatos. Ideal for horror, creepy thriller, suspense or dark detective genres as well.

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      The Dark Night by ihsandincer

      A powerful and epic track in Hybrid Orchestral Trailer. This track would be a great choice for videos, trailers, commercials and many more media projects that need a big and powerful sound. Easy to edit with clear edit points.

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      Deserted House by Elena Naumova

      An other-worldly, mellow and mysterious prelude. Created with morphing synths, sparkling bells, and light piano. The music will be suitable for any project requiring mystery, tension, horror, thriller atmosphere. Perfect for thriller films, spooky fairy-tales, detective video games, Halloween projects, etc.

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      Dramatic Opener by Soundroll

      Oppressive music, with slowly building cinematic tension that gives a sensation of increasing menace and inevitable fatal end. Performed by orchestra and choir. Perfect for psychological thrillers, crime dramas, war documentaries with the main theme about assassinations, victims, terror and horror.

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      Chilly Night by Michael Musco

      This track would be best used in a scary setting or to heighten suspense. It contains an ominous presence and mystery with a hint of danger. The haunting keyboard melody will leave listeners on the edge of their seats, waiting to see what happens next. This track is great for any scene involving horror, drama, mystery, film, television, video game, unsolved mysteries, mind-reading, horror villains, creepiness, Halloween, and anything spooky.

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      Fear Of The Dark by Yoav Alyagon

      Dark, intense, and thrilling music with fearful and anxious vibes. Ideal for psychedelic thrillers, scary scenes, or any tense situation when the mood is somber. It features a threatening synth progression, chords distorted by fear and tension. Ideal for video games, documentaries, or trailers for horror movies or TV shows.

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      Midwinter Mystery by Jon Wright

      Dark, creepy and sinister orchestral track that conveys an eerie mood of mystery, tension and mistrust. Chamber strings woodwinds, brass and piano convey a menacing, mysterious atmosphere. Great for mystery, horror, supernatural and dramatic trailers, films and royalty free video games music.

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      Dark Distraction by Michael Musco

      An ambient soundscape designed to immerse the listener into a fearful, dangerous environment. The feeling of being in the middle of an industrial factory at night, where danger lurks around every corner. A mysterious presence can be heard echoing throughout the massive steel halls, but only subtle hints as to what could possibly be there are hinted at. A perfect compliment to any horror scene or suspenseful plot twist.

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      Inner Void by Emilio Merone

      The soundtrack for a slow-burn thriller or the trailer of a coming horror movie. Pounding percussion, shattered glass, and psychotic electric guitars add up to an unsettling atmosphere. Military drones moan overhead, and the distant piano plays odd notes in key intervals, dancing a tune for the haunted.

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      Epic Journey to Hell by Jon Wright

      Epic Journey to Hell is a big, dramatic orchestral piece that begins with driving staccato strings and builds to a hellish climax with horns, choirs and drums. Perfect for horror/drama trailers that need impact or as an underscore for your Halloween production.

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      Dont Look Out by Michael Musco

      This horror inspired soundscape combines an ominous presence with an essence of danger. The haunting pads and bass combine to make a scary droning atmosphere for film, games and TV.

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      Flying In Dreams by Elena Naumova

      A bit dreamy and mysterious orchestral theme. Great for usage in a video game, horror and scary films, nightmares and nostalgic scenes, psychological thrillers, for Halloween, tense situations.

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      Clockwork Horror by Geoff Harvey

      Timely clock sounds over-laid with chimes, strings and low spooky oboe combine to provide a mysterious clockwork horror style track suitable for spooky build-ups and scenes of tension or suspense. It carries a child like theme, which suggests toys or dolls with a mysterious haunted presence. Useful horror rack for Halloween or creepy themed projects.

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      Memory Waves by AG Music

      A very dark and relaxing atmosphere track, Perfect for films, documentary projects, television, inspirational videos, and any project needing a gentle yet motivational background.

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      The Final Round by AleXZavesa

      This is an action-packed dark hip-hop music track with trap elements, powerful boomy bass, epic brass and strings. Perfect underscore for war games, dramatic moments, horror films like The Exorcist, crime in progress, the act of terror, etc.

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      Exorcists by Jon Wright

      Dramatic, scary and creepy cinematic orchestral music. A haunting harpsichord, church organ and a full orchestra build to a pulsing horror filled climax. A contemporary twist on Hollywood horror movie themes, composed for use in movies, trailers, games and advertising. Tubular Bells meets Brian Tyler.

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      The Final Victory by Emilio Merone

      Majestic and powerful stomp track featuring hybrid percussion and vocal samples to create an energetic and brave mood. Featuring a bold heroic melody, powerful percussion and impactful driving basslines. Designed for cinematic trailers, intros, visuals that need impactful musical elements as well as advertising campaigns, promos and commercials.

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      Horror Circus by Roman Cano

      Eerie and creepy evil circus track featuring brass, toy piano, calliope organ and percussion. Perfect for Halloween and horror projects about circus or clowns.

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      Sinister Mystery by Jon Wright

      Menacing classical orchestral track that conveys a dark mood of mystery, tension and fear. Great for mystery, horror, supernatural and dramatic trailers, films and video games.

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      Tribal Darkness by Dave Brenner

      This dark trailer music is designed to make your project stand out. A hard-hitting, epic cinematic-style track is energetic, and full of suspense, with powerful drums and epic melodies. Great for dramatic trailers, dark intros, or any project needing a strong impact.

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      Halloween On The Doorstep by RGMusic

      Imposing, dark, bewitched, and spooky dark fantasy track, comical, but also scary and eerie, which introduce you the real bloodcurdling and haunted Halloween world. Ideal for Halloween projects, animation and cartoons, dark fantasy films, horror movies, and video games, or any other spooky-Halloween project! Knock Knock...

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      Back For Revenge by AG Music

      A scary haunting creepy atmospheric. Lots of different layers to give your sound depth and texture, this track is great for a wide range of horror and thriller scenes.

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      Spooky Ghosts by RMSound

      This dark Halloween march has a funny mood. The theme is about the night when ghosts, zombies, witches come out of their graves to scare people on Halloween night. The piece is ideal for spooky movie trailers, youtube videos, kids' games, or other visuals with scary or funny elements.

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      Abandoned Hospital by SPMusicGroup

      A cinematic royalty-free track that instills fear and horror with its sounds and gloomy atmosphere. Perfect for killing scenes, dangerous movie situations, psychological thrills and creepy video games.

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      A Spooky Tale by Geoff Harvey

      Halloween style children's piece with a 'haunted house' feel. Slightly creepy sounding but nothing too scary for younger consumers. Horror-styled instrumentation is frequently softened with more magical-like musical phrases. Features pizzicato cello phrases with mysterious music box and flute elements. Useful for kids games and apps involving witches, weird creatures, strange landscapes, spooky characters etc..

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      The Ghost by AG Music

      Halloween and Cinematic dark horror music for teasers and trailers. In this music, the track has instruments like clock ticking, synth scream, trailer hits, action drums, orchestral strings, piano, and fx. Perfect for a thriller, war, creepy, horror, and other videos and games.

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      Intrigue Expectations by MediaM

      Dark, atmospheric, haunting cinematic music full of darkness, tension, and dramatic sadness. Great for horror film trailers, thriller scenes like a shadow under the door, mysterious suspense, frightened heartbeat, criminal stories, and more.

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      Mysteria by Jon Wright

      Dark and mysterious orchestral track that conveys a mood of tension and fear. Great for mystery, horror, supernatural and dramatic trailers, films and video games.

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      Through The Shadows by Camilo Castillo

      Haunted and terrifying, creepy ambient music. An ideal soundscape to generatу tension and the horror in video games, psychological thriller, dark and eerie crime scenes, Halloween and more.

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      Scary Lullaby by RMSound

      It is hybrid electronics / orchestral horror theme perfectly suited to create tension, suspense and a dark feel.

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      Spooked Out by Peter Cook

      You hear a sound in the middle of the night and your mind races, is it all in your imagination, or is it something else? Spooked-Out is a percussion-led orchestral soundtrack that is ideal for a horror or suspense movie scene or even as a dark soundscape for a spooky party.

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      Uninvited Guest by SPMusicGroup

      A cinematic royalty free track that instills fear and horror with its sounds and gloomy atmosphere. Perfect for killing scenes, dangerous movie situations and creepy video games.

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      Tense Chase by Jon Wright

      An action packed, energetic and high octane cinematic orchestral track with driving percussion for maximum impact. Great for trailers, horror, chases, fights and action scenes.

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      Haunted House Mistery by DimmyPlus

      This cinematic Halloween theme is filled with a spooky and enchanting mood. The supernatural and magic atmosphere will enchant your spirit. This orchestral track features piano, ghostly voices, bassoon, bells, xylophone and acoustic guitar. The cinematic music builds up tension and suspense. It has that Halloween feel already, perfect for haunted houses, ghostly apparitions, and other mystical projects.

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      Escape From Darkness by Camilo Castillo

      Dark and aggressive electronic track with a catchy sound. The Industrial tune, experimenting with some synths sounds to create a mysterious and tense theme. Sutiable for a horror movie, a psycho murderer on the loose, sci-fi action, stalker video games, feeling of driving determination, and more.

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      Zombie Attack by Jon Wright

      Dark, pulsating and threatening cinematic music that begins with deep bass sounds, distorted synths and electric guitar, building to a full, dramatic hybrid orchestral climax. A high-octane, forceful theme with a sense of relentless oncoming danger. Great for trailers, horror projects and video games. In the style of The Walking Dead and World War Z.

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      Grimdark Scifi by LexinMusic

      A dark, hypnotic, and futuristic royalty-free cinematic piece featuring a piano, strings, flutes, brass and dark percussion and sfx. Ideal for suspense sci-fi contents, trailers, horror movies, space visuals or video games.

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      Dramatic Atmospheric Shot by Michael Musco

      This dark soundscape combines an menacing presence with an essence of danger and drama. The haunting pads and bass combine to make a modern droning atmosphere that fits perfect with horror, drama, film, television, video game and more.

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      Ghosts Are Coming by Berool

      Add a touch of elegance and maximize your fright-inducing potential by adding this spooky Halloween waltz to your visuals. This background music will add a supernatural element to your visual experience. Perfect for use in commercial campaigns related to Halloweenpromotional videos, cartoons, and other media projects.

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      Nightmare by FabianKreutzerSound

      A creepy and dark ambient music featuring dissonant sound noises over a dark scary drone. Perfect to enhance mystery and intrigue in a horror film or storylines about paranormal effects, endless labyrinth, psycho, crime suspense, ghost hunting, etc.

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      Creepy Fantasy Theme by Erick McNerney

      A dark, spooky and strange cinematic track. Perfect for genres in fantasy, horror, paranormal and more!

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      Spooky Season Halloween by DimmyPlus

      Halloween may be dark and gloomy, but it can also be fun. This cinematic music has a bit of a cartoon sound. Use this background music for your scary projects that need an extra twist. Perfect for funny and scary Halloween projects, parties, commercials, cinematic trailers, and videogames. Have fun with it!

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    Horror movies aren't very scary when they have no soundtrack. Put them on mute, and they can become almost dull. Scary music makes horror movies dangerous because the right sound can give chills to the audience.

    Compelling horror music is more than spooky sounds that play in the background when the villain shows up. The perfect sound can make people leap out of their seats and help them immerse themselves in the movie.

    Music has a paramount role in moving the audience and enhancing their emotional experience, especially when watching a horror movie. When paired with the right sounds, video content can enhance the emotions and feelings the viewers have.

    High-quality horror music sparks raw, visceral emotions and triggers the most basic human fears rooted in people's cultural anxieties. They often make people experience the flight or fight response. Music has always been described as the language of emotion, and creepy music is an essential component of horror movies. One could say that it's the component that transforms them into art.

    Horror music manipulates the public's reaction

    Of course, a creepy makeup or costume or a terrifying scene can also get the audience's blood pumping. But horror movies wouldn't have the desired effect without music building tension in the back, blood-curdling screams, screeching instruments, and creaking window and door frames.

    Horror movies can manipulate the audience's reaction with the help of scary music like no other genre because the background sounds can pull the public into what the characters experience during the scary moments they live on screen.

    The royalty free horror music from Melody Loops is created to convey emotions and moods with the help of minor keys that make the listener feel sad and dark emotions. Sometimes it even tells them when something isn't right.

    Horror music and movies have always had a strong relationship, and the scary modern soundtracks can be traced to the era of silent films. The sound of fear reflected by creepy music is as gripping as the most horrendous visual. There is a kind of magic happening when directors associate music with video; they bring the world to life. Dissonant sounds can create a feeling of conflict and grief, and usually, the pieces of music that have the role of triggering these feelings have a sensible beginning and end. Movie producers use music to bring the audience into a state of unrest.

    Many movies have small budgets, and producers download royalty free horror music from online directories like Melody Loops instead of hiring musicians to create new tracks because our tunes create visceral emotions and send chills down people's spines. The tracks from our library build tension, establish a mood, and make the desired atmosphere.

    The demand for royalty free horror music is mind-blowing as horror movies are in trend. Sounds have a significant role in making movies scary and creating a creepy atmosphere crucial for horror films. We advise producers to spend time and effort picking the sounds they use on the film's background if they want the public to feel like they'd live the plot.

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