Mood: Menacing / Dangerous / Threatening

Found 1745 tracks

Intense, no frills, crushing metal groover with undeniably intense power and positive, inspiring momentum. The chorus section has catchy lead guitar melodies over the top of the insistent, energy-fuelled monolithic beat. [Tempo: Medium / 132 BPM]

A creepy and eerie mystery/horror cue underscoring anything from a deceitful murder to an evil presence. Orchestral with piano, in the vein of James Newton Howard's scores for M. Night Shyamalan films (The Village, Signs, The Happening). [Tempo: Slow / 85 BPM]

Unsettling, dark & digital. Broken future, hi-tech, scary, tension. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

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Sizzling deep funk. Rough, dark, pumping and oozing. Subtle, foreboding, like something dark and powerful simmering under the surface. Downtempo, with a funky hip hop feel. A little bit otherworldly, weird, not quite of this world. Also available as an Underscore version. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 90 BPM]

An evil, Far East / Oriental style 'bad guy' theme that moves slowly, but threateningly to create a sense of anxiety. The Erhu is backed by a deep chanting male choir, drums and tense strings. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A sensual, exotic and mysterious acoustic piece depicting a deep forest, inspired by the sound of Enya, Enigma, Deep Forest, Vangelis, Kitaro or Andreas Vollenweider. If you purchase this track, you get one version with ambient sounds of birds singing mixed into the music, plus another version with just the music without birds/ambience. [Tempo: Slow / 90 BPM]

An epic percussion section propels this menacing orchestral track. For trailers, suspenseful scenes or intense promos. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 100 BPM]

A dramatic, epic, dark and atmospheric track for Hollywood blockbusters, very dramatic scenes and cinematic trailers. Made with epic orchestra, sound design, epic drums and vocal. The dramatic female vocal gives the track an exotic, Eastern feel - but the track is also available without the vocal, and the no-vocals version is more location neutral and can be the score for any international conspiracy thriller or other high drama production. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

Grand, majestic, epic track. Starting from an ominous, almost tribal opening, then always rising towards a mighty crescendo towards the end. Uprising, something growing out of darkness. Overpowering, massive, heroic, majestic. Chanting choir and lead vocalist. Also available as a Rock Mix with added power guitars and rock drums, and as an alternative version without the choir. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 90 BPM]

Crushingly heavy, doggedly determined, intensely driven & primitively powerful hard rock track with hints of Rage Against The Machine & Queens of the Stone Age. Confident, raw, mean, gutsy & lively. Would suit extreme sports / motor sports / action / thriller / combat type projects. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 121 BPM]

A lively, dramatic orchestral cue of amazement, magic and drama. Available with or without choir, this track starts off with mysterious whispering, like magic is brewing or something incredible is about to happen. The track soon grows into a sweeping, awe inspiring orchestral romp. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 95 BPM]

A bed of pulsating synth and a low drone create tension, while solo acoustic guitar plays the blues, swamp style. [Tempo: Medium / 106 BPM]

This track features a catchy action-drama theme that will keep your production on the edge. An intense yet subtle track with driving orchestral percussions and strings, a dark orchestral attitude, and an uncertain yet heroic purpose. [Tempo: Very fast / 120 BPM]

Percussion only track / Battle drums. Tracks with Drums only are useful for action sequences, fight scenes, war and battles, macho sports and exertion, powerful imagery, dramatic trailers and more. Also available as seamlessly looping Drum loops / Percussion loops. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 97 BPM]

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A Percussion Only track, with marching snares, military march. Occasional big drum strikes. Useful for scenes of war, war preparation, battle preparations, etc. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 100 BPM]

A tense, pensive underscore for a dramatic scene with an Italian or Sicilian slant. Perhaps New York Mafia, historical drama, or a chase / battle / conflict scene set against a backdrop of Italy / Sicily or Eastern Europe / Traditional Europe. Mandolin and violin with battle percussion, orchestral strings and brass stabs. [Tempo: Slow, Medium, Fast / 75 BPM]

A heart pounding action track that will have your viewers on the edge of their seats. This is just a nonstop force of pure raw energy with catchy orchestral and electronic percussion that would be great for any action film score. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 120 BPM]

A collection of 7 short tracks. High impact, intense, dramatic jingles, highly suitable as TV programme opening sequences, intros, splash screens, product introductions, sports and action footage, reality TV and more. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 131 BPM]

A somewhat mystical and intriguing, orchestral score for drama, family adventure, fantasy or storytelling. Slightly quirky and stormy, this piece has a sense of intrigue, wonder - and perhaps a new angle? [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

In the blink of an eye, ambient strings and harp turn into a driving action sequence as an ally reveals himself to be a foe. As he escapes, our heroes are left with nothing to their Destiny! [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 148 BPM]

In the Hall of the Mountain King, from the Peer Gynt suite by the Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg. Recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com by D Hamilton. [Tempo: Slow, Fast, Very fast]

A sickly, cold, dark and trippy horror / thriller / mystery underscore with deliberate disharmony and a sense of confusion or madness. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 45 BPM]

Secret Agent or Spy Thriller material featuring funky riffs, horn sections and the unmistakable melodies of international mystery and intrigue. Inspired by James Bond 007 and other spy thriller films. [Tempo: Medium / 110 BPM]

Soundtrack / Sci-fi / Space / Fantasy. Understated and a little ominous, this track evokes a subtle sense of being threatened. Could work in dystopian settings or scenes involving suspense or danger. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 110 BPM]

An eerie and creepy figure of a ghost subtly sneaks by with a cold and evil presence in this electronic / ambient suspense cue. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 96 BPM]

Staccato and nervous, orchestral tension underscore. Undercover, dangerous mission. Few French horns notes mixed with symphonic elements and a pulsating rhytmic backdrop. Movement, getting into position, primed and ready for action. Great for spy, mystery, thriller, crime, secret mission, military. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 97 BPM]

Huge, snarling and slamming Dubstep style bass-line that wobbles and glitches emerges from a haunting background of elfin choirs and a distant tom-tom pulse. Completely evil and nasty, works great for war gaming videos, futuristic conflict or technology scenes. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 140 BPM]

A dark, dramatic, and rousing orchestral track with a feel of war or conflict. The dark, gloomy and determined character of this track will give your project an epic, tense feel. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

A Percussion Only track, with big pounding drums in various more and less intense patterns. Useful for sound design, film scoring, games and more. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 140 BPM]

An aggressive, epic track made with orchestra arrangement. War theme / marching. Features a reflective, contemplative trumpet section towards the end. [Tempo: Medium / 80 BPM]

A melody of spacious strings & soprano voice quickly descend into darkness & mystery. Fantasy, sci-fi, adventure. Perhaps magic or mysterious intrigues. Amazement, wonderment. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Cool and fresh Hip-Hop track in the style of MTV 'Cribs' etc. Downtempo, phat drums, deep funky synth-bass. [Tempo: Slow / 80 BPM]

This ambient music track features scattered sounds, signals and rhythms textures. Highly distinctive, unique and somewhat futuristic, perfect for horror, sci-fi or thriller. [Tempo: Slow / 96 BPM]

A grand, epic and majestic orchestral track. Choir, brass and orchestral strings with battle drums give a glorifying, heroic feel. [Tempo: Medium / 70 BPM]

A lonely music box melody builds to a full orchestra before ending as it begins. Dark, tense and climactic but not too scary, family oriented horror. Good for trailers, video games, cartoons, halloween, quirky Tim Burton type films and even commercials. [Tempo: Slow / 70 BPM]

Dramatic and suspenseful. Huge drums in a slow rhythmic pattern provides a deep atmosphere over witch an eerie choir comes in. Occasional distorted screeches and screams complete the total macabre mood. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 70 BPM]

A quirky and odd production with naive bells and a slight 'medieval' touch of harpsichord. Like an old house with secrets, perhaps something that would go in a dark comedy, a Halloween related production or a haunted house game. [Tempo: Medium / 105 BPM]

Dark and haunting Piano plays over some eerie and ambient sound effects. Creates the mood for tense and scary scenes in movies and halloween projects. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 58 BPM]

Slightly dark & sinister electronic / progressive rock track with great atmosphere, forward drive & spacey textures. A mixture of synths, drum machines, acoustic drums, strings and guitar. Disturbed. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 126 BPM]

J. Strauss: Der Zigeunerbaron Overture / The Gypsy Baron overture / Lo zingaro barone Ouverture. Arranged and produced by Roman Seekirchner of Seekirchner GmbH and conducted by Vladimir Kiradjiev. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

Suspense-filled heavy guitar dance track. Meaty and angular beats combine with synth basslines, sequences and pads. Very filmic, slightly dark and full of tense energy. Contains synths, drum units and distorted guitars. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 110 BPM]

A heavy metal theme great for transitions or introducing a new character or scene with edgy and hard rock energy. A very dark "bad boy" feel. [Tempo: Medium / 90 BPM]

Racing down the freeway, guns blazing. A huge combo of electric guitars, orchestra, choir and rock drums. Epic trailer feel, suitable for intense action or promos / trailers. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 167 BPM]

Dramatic, nervous piano arpeggios and melody lines give this track a slightly unsettled feeling to it's intro ...but then a wall of guitars, bass and drums bursts in and brings you to energized life. The cycle begins again only this time with searing lead guitar solos playing over the top. [Tempo: Medium / 81 BPM]

Dark and gloomy, powerful and pensive action thriller underscore. Nervous and understated rhythmic pulse, dark, twitchy strings. A deep sense of danger and dark forces. Great as a soundtrack for film, tv or game, mystery thriller, undercover mission, etc. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 96 BPM]

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