Royalty free Thriller music

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Creepy cinematic track is perfect for horror, thriller, halloween, action movies, trailers and so on.
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This epic, interstellar, thunderous orchestral track builds to a huge, dramatic climax with rousing strings, horns and deep, dark synthesizer moods to add an extra sense of magic and wonder. Great for games, documentaries, space, time and nature projects. Influences of Hans Zimmer. A wondrous, majestic trip though time and space. INSTRUMENTS: Drums, Guitars, Strings, Brass and Synths. SIMILAR TO: Hans Zimmer, Thomas Bergersen, Trevor Morris, Steve Jablonsky, Harry Gregson Williams, Two Steps From Hell, James Newton Howard, Brian Tyler, James Horner, John Powell, Michael Giacchino and Harry Gregson Williams.
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This is a scary and suspenseful track, full of horror and fear. Great for horror and tension films, danger and dark moods.Also perfect for strange and furious scenes, thriller and nightmares backgrounds and more.
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This is dark and suspenseful piano music, full of tension and mystery. Great for mysterious documentary films, scary and horror background, fear and thriller trailer, drama and cinematic piano intro, criminal and danger scenes and much more.
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An ominous, dark, scary horror theme. Perfect for introductions to scary films and games, but can also be used in other parts as well.
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Suspenseful dramatical music. Waiting for the coming of an important and terrible event. The best choice for scoring scenes in the genre of the detective, thriller, adventure.
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This is a suspenseful and anxious ambient thriller piano music, full of drama and tension. Ideal for mystery scenes, crime series CSI style, detective shows, medical dramas, etc.
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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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This is an electronic track with atmospheric piano pads. Perfect for cinematic video projects, psychological thrillers, ominous scenes, haunting movies, scary moments, emotional tension, etc.
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Overcoming your fears, a feeling of uncertainty as the sun begins to fall, or a taking a break from being on the run. These are just a few ideas conveyed by this solo piano loop.
1:36 , 2:13
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It is hybrid electronics / orchestral horror theme perfectly suited to create tension, suspense and a dark feel.
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This is a scary and suspenseful track, full of horror and fear. Great for horror and tension films, danger and dark moods.Also perfect for strange and furious scenes, maniac, thriller and nightmares backgrounds and much more.
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Danger is approaching! A dramatic melody featuring high pitched strings and nervy bass suggested a shark attack or something bad about to happen.
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Dark and investigative, featuring electronic sound effects, arpeggiators and synths that create a sinister and dangerous mood.
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A mysterious, strange and spooky music box featured track. Perfect for horror films and mysterious thrillers, paranormal activity, ghosts, Halloween background music, and any project needing a haunting feel.
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This is an atmospheric suspenseful ambient guitar music, full of tension and drama. A dark, smoky road movie theme, straight from the world of David Lynch. Great for dark mystery scenes, film noir, waiting moments, etc.
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This is a moving and gentle contemporary drama music that builds from a tender and emotive beginning to a grand and passionate climax. Ideal for cinematic video projects, medical film, determination, state between life and death, strength and tenderness.
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This is a dark and suspense piano music, full of tension and mystery. It is great for mysterious documentary films, scary and horror background, fear and thriller trailer, drama and cinematic piano intro, criminal and danger scenes and much more.
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Tense, repetitive, monotonous mood for lining up stories, and any sort of waiting situation.
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James Bond (agent 007) meets Jason Bourne in this track. Orchestral and synth elements build drama and intrigue. Great for trailers, video games and projects that need a ‘spy’ theme in a distinct cinematic style.
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Strange suspense is a dark and scary track, full of danger and tension. Great for horror and suspense films, spy and crime videos. Also perfect for mysterious and fear scenes, thrillers and much more. Moods: confused, crazy, dangerous, evil, foreboding, freaky, haunting, psycho, destructive, nightmare, chaotic, dissonant, mad. Instruments: synth keys, contrabass, sfx, synth pads, piano
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A suspenseful and scary track, useful for horror project, dark ambiance games, scary fantasy. imagine yourself in a sewer, in a castle alley, in dark wood and add some spice with this music!
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Floating and chill, featuring digital loops, ambient synths that create a hypnotic, anxious mood.
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It is a terrible track that creates an intense atmosphere of fear and keeps in constant tension. Perfect soundtrack for mystery games, suspense movies, horror and thriller. Great for Halloween or projects needing dark and thrilling atmosphere.
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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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Cinematic underscore with mysterious and ominous tones, great for any drama or thriller, as well as other productions that need an eerie and dark background. Features piano, violin, cello, strings and ambient effects.
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This is a mysterious and dramatic apocalyptic thriller piano music, full of suspense and tension.
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Dark mix with a great sense of danger and foreboding. Imminent confrontation, conflict, preparing for a battle. Perfect for action films, dramatic scenes with urban themes, espionage, action thriller.
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This is a scary and suspenseful track, full of horror and fear. Great for horror and tension films, danger and dark moods and much more. Also perfect for strange and furious scenes, thriller and nightmares backgrounds and much more.
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A suspenseful loop featuring only strings in a tense, driving rhythm. Great for games, chase themes, spy themes, anime, game shows, and more!
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An inspiring and powerful track with vibes of motivation and determination. Features piano, bass, cello, violins and bells.
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Dark and scary track orchestrated with many piano effects, low pads, and many other sfx. This horror background music is great for fear and suspense scenes, thriller movies and horrifying trailers. Emotions and moods: psycho, terror, danger, nightmare, tension, evil, madness.
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A dark, strange and menacing ensemble string piece. Ideal for crime scenes, thrilling investigation, mystical dark video, serious spy action, etc.
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Suspenseful and creepy track featuring piano, bells, and percussion. Perfect for Halloween videos, thriller movies, and horror video games.
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This is a symphonic and orchestral dramatic action music, full of suspense and tension.
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A contemporary and climactic cinematic hollywood orchestral cue with synth elements and driving drums. Great for trailers, games and projects that need a dynamic, urgent, professional cinematic soundtrack that conveys building tension and drama.
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A slowly building dark epic track with slow moving suspense string orchestra. Suitable for a thriller crime drama or horror film.
1:47 , 2:19
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This is anxious, dramatic and dark epic cinematic music with futuristic alarming atmosphere. This royalty free track can be a perfect background for any dramatic videos, medicine drama, sad and tragic events, epic and psychological movies, cinematic trailers, sorrow and anxious moments. 2 versions are included in download folder: 1) full track; 2) seamless loop
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A dark and obsessive track, with the sense of determination, full of synths and deep percussions. Ideal track for sci-fi, thriller, trailers, cyberpunk, steampunk, drama, etc.
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A cool, funky hip hop track with sinister undertones. Ideal for Hungry Shark Evolution style games, eerie documentaries, suspenseful videos.
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Melancholy and contemplative piano with strings . Ideal for drama, serious documentary and medical series. Moody, emotional and bittersweet. Alone and lost but hopeful.
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A sinister and dark orchestra theme. Great for video game, horror and scary films, nightmares and furious scenes, psychological thrillers, or Halloween.
1:52 , 0:30, 1:00, 2:01
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A delightful exotic Hip-Hop/Trap track with a Japanese flavor. Suitable for a cool urban underscore, Kill Bill style soundtrack, kung fu fight games, or modern visuals.
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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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This is a scary and suspenseful track, full of nightmare fear. Great for horror and tension films. Also perfect for strange and furious scenes, blood murder thriller, nightmares, dangerous dark backgrounds and much more.
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A questioning, intriguing and motivating orchestral piece with a lot of tension and emotional vibrancy. Suitable for dramatic videos, films with a thrilling feel, and breathtaking moments.
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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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This is a scary and suspenseful track, full of horror and fear. Great for horror and tension films, danger and dark moods. Also perfect for strange and furious scenes, ominous thriller, nightmares backgrounds and much more.
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Dramatic film trailer music with touching, reflective, haunting and beautiful mood. Perfect for scenes of suspense, eternal love, memorial slideshow, indie documentaries, or even thriller movies. This track includes different layers of hunted pads atmospheres in order to achieve a deep sound and a haunting texture.
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Minimalistic straight & simple computer style background track with a distinct climactic lead synth. Perfect for creating hi-tech product presentations, podcasts and any project where a clean and techy atmosphere needs to be delivered.
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This is a cinematic action music full of danger and suspense. great for tension and thriller background, chases and escape moods, adrenaline and intense scenes, crime and terror trailers, suspect and spy intro and much more.
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Cinematic, pulsating, action synth and orchestra track with deep percussion, huge hybrid beats and an energetic bass. Driven and intense. Great for video games, TV commercials, adverts, promos and online videos that need a modern film score soundtrack.
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An ambient track in a dark mood and suspense atmosphere. Good for documentary films, Halloween media content or thriller videos.
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Dark and anxious hip-hop track with distorted synth and dangerous mood. Perfect for detective TV series, crime drama, CSI investigative reporting, psychological thriller and more.
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A strange, creepy and alluring cinematic piece. Perfect for horror, psychological thrillers and more.
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A repetitive, otherworldly drone soundscape with calm and hypnotic mood. Ideal for adding some mysterious atmosphere to psychological, erotic thriller or investigation documentary. With themes including murder, mystery, ghostly world, lurking danger, mental madness, the world between fantasy and reality.
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Feel the time slipping by with this pizzicato string loop. Conveys a sense of mystery with just a touch of urgency.
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This is a scary and suspenseful track, full of horror and fear. Great for horror and tension films, danger and dark moods and much more. Also perfect for strange and furious scenes, thriller and nightmares backgrounds and much more.
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Suspenseful intense trailer music in Hollywood cinematic style. First part made with Celtic female vocal and hybrid orchestra sound, second part made in electronic breakbeat style. Perfect for action games, dramatic or powerful intros or trailers.
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Creepy song, created to ambient dark stages. Best suits for horror films, thriller, crime scenes or tragic moments.
1:20 , 0:30, 1:00U, 2:52
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A synthwave hybrid track, designed in thriller style of 80s cinematic music. The mood is suspenseful, perfect for themes of the prelude of the unknown, games movies and sci-fi documentaries or any visual project that requires a vintage spirit of mystic 80s.
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A dark, strange and ambient piano piece with some synth . Perfect for ominous scenes, mysterious horror movie, darkness, depression, bi-polar, psychological thriller.
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A dark, spooky track featuring low, demonic strings, an ethereal music box and ghostly voices. Great for ominous scenes, mysterious horror movie, darkness, depression, bi-polar, psychological thriller, black magic, dark comedy, Halloween.
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A whimsical, intriguing string ensemble piece. Suitable for projects needing suspenseful mood, detective spy films, CSI investigations, intrigues and conspiracy, dramatic moments, thriller movies, bloody murder, crime planning, hidden menace, checkmate.
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A fast-paced techno styled horror musical piece. Featuring heavy drum beats and massive impacts with piano chords and a dark ambient lead synth. Suitable for thrillers, horror movies, post-apocalyptic films and action scenes. Can be used in animations, films and video games.
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Cinematic orchestral composition. The perfect song for thriller, horror or suspence.
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This is a scary and suspenseful track, full of horror and fear. Great for horror and tension films, danger and dark moods and much more. Also perfect for strange and furious scenes, thriller and nightmares backgrounds and much more.
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This is a scary and suspenseful track with creaky door sound. Great for horror films, danger and dark moods. Also perfect for strange and furious scenes, thriller and nightmares backgrounds and much more
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A strange, dark and unique piano piece. Perfect choice if you need to create an ominous atmosphere with some menacing feeling, that would work well in a psychological thriller, mystery films like "Twin Peaks" and contemporary art projects.
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Tension building electrified clavinet groove propelled by synth pads, Minimoog bass line, punchy drums and percussion. Suggested to underscore urban street, club, espionage, intrigue, spy thriller, exotic nightlife, crime-in-progress scenes, corporate, commercial spots. Key of G minor, 120 beats/min
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This is a dark and suspenseful track, full of danger and tension. Great for horror and suspense films, spy and crime videos. Also, perfect for mysterious and fear scenes, thrillers and much more. Moods: confused, crazy, dangerous, evil, foreboding, freaky, haunting, psycho, destructive, nightmare, chaotic, dissonant, mad, criminal. Instruments: synth keys, sfx, synth pads, cinematic percussion
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This is a scary and suspenseful track, full of horror and fear. Great for horror and tension films, danger and dark moods. Also perfect for strange and furious scenes, thriller and nightmares backgrounds.
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Slightly melancholic and mysterious cinematic piece performed by harp, piano, glockenspiel and violins. This track will perfectly suit for psychological thriller, dramatic love story film, puzzle or hidden object game, or any other media project looking for lonely, thoughtful and suspicious mood.
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This is a symphonic orchestral dramatic suspense music, full of tension and darkness. Great for cinematic action movies, documentaries and games about WWII theme, military thrillers and psychological scenes, battlefields of war, haunting trailers, evil and danger moments and more.
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Dark and thrilling background music that creates creeping atmosphere. Perfect for thriller, horror or sci-fi projects.
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Dramatic industrial song performed on digital synthesizers and overdriven electric guitar over a power drums uncommon pattern and a sequenced bass. Suitable for catastrophes or tragedies documentaries, drama tv shows, thrillers, investigative, police, crime, detective and mystery television series.
1:47 , 1:59
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Suspensful and emotional track with a distant, reflective mood. Perfect background music for or reality tv, crime scenes, thriller movie with "Hannibal" atmosphere alike, missing persons, dramatic film scores, tension situations, etc.
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An ambient piece with upbeat drums, electric guitars and soft piano. Perfect for dark thriller films, medical drama, ominous documentaries, breakpoint moments or modern art projects.
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Sad cinematic track with a bit disquiet mood. Good for adding suspense, a sense of uneasiness or gloomy psychological thriller style film scene.
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A cinematic track in the dark mood featuring the modern orchestra and some synths. It can be used for psychological thriller or horror movie.
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Thriller is a genre more common within the world of movies, tv and literature than music, but as with all popular art, the sound that accompanies the vision has become known as a particular type. Within thriller stories, the mood created is one of suspense, drama, anticipation and climax, and as such, the soundtrack to this is intended to evoke all of those feelings.

The early master of thriller movies was Alfred Hitchcock, and scores to his films Vertigo and Psycho by Bernard Hermann were early classics of the genre. And so Hermann became the master of thriller movie music, going on to compose the theme for Taxi Driver and the soundtrack for Citizen Kane. Throughout these, there are similar patterns but equally different variants, with strings creating an epic classical sound at times, whilst at others the music is laid-back jazz, that overall provide the same contrasting effects as the movies; beautiful and inviting, whilst eerie and unsettling.

Another composer whose music has expertly scored thriller movies is Ennio Morricone. His main instruments of piano and trumpet have delivered the rise and fall that epitomises the genre in a variety of experimental ways. This ranges from creepy horror themes like The Thing, to dramatic westerns like Once Upon A Time In The West, showing that like the thriller genre itself, the music can be widely defined, taking in opera to country and much in between, and can vary from sweeping upbeat blasts to quietly threatening noises. The one thing that ties the songs together is the pacing to match the plot twists and extreme emotions in the stories, that encompass dark rhythmic crawls on the one hand, and vibrant seductive flourishes on the other.

Outside of soundtracks, thriller music has influenced standalone songs in popular culture. This is evident in the builds and drops that bring an emotional journey to electronic dance music, in the jazz and classical sounds from which thriller originated, and even outside of its instrumental leanings, in pop and rock artists incorporating the techniques and the instrumentation that bring a cinematic soundscape. Plus, of course, it may be no coincidence that one of the most successful albums and songs of all time, by Michael Jackson, is called Thriller.

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