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Mood: Menacing / Dangerous / Threatening

Found 1685 tracks

An intensely suspenseful mystery cue underscoring anything from a deceitful murder to a mass epidemic. Orchestral with piano, in the vein of James Newton Howard's scores for M. Night Shyamalan films (The Village, Signs, The Happening). [Tempo: Slow / 77 BPM]

Intense, atmospheric & powerful guitar track with an exotic flavour to it. Like the theme to a gritted-teeth desert battle on camel-back. A journey full of intent, the desire for victory & glory but hours away. [Tempo: Medium / 131 BPM]

Dark / industrial / music for dramatic trailers / cinematic / orchestral. Cinematic track with swelling strings and a low bassline. Starts off with a slow build of violins, cello and bass. The main drop explodes with big drums and a dramatic rhythm. High pitch strings keep cutting through the track and build along with some horns to a big hit finish. This track is good for movie trailers, video game trailers, extreme sports, inspirational sports scenes of achievements, etc. [Tempo: Slow / 65 BPM]

Dark ominous and anticipatory sustains and sound effects, a repeated abstract and odd figure with a pensive edge. [Tempo: Very slow / 109 BPM]

A dramatic, dark and action trailer track made with sound design, epic aggressive hits, synths and risers. Action, thriller, sci-fi, violence, horror etc. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

Deep, dark and brooding synths combine in a strange rhythmical glory. Weird and wonderful, works great with technology advertising and futuristic scenes. [Tempo: Medium / 110 BPM]

A dark suspense piece with a haunting quality. Tension builds amidst huge drums and orchestra with an abnormal sense of determination. [Tempo: Medium / 143 BPM]

A dramatic tension track that opens with rhythmic and melodic synth lines and builds with light percussion, piano, strings, and brass motifs. Perfect for action and adventure scenes or reality game show programming. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 128 BPM]

Simple yet effective, eerie piano motif. Few piano notes depicting horror, death, perhaps a gruesome scene, or lurking dangers. [Tempo: Slow]

Combining elements of hardcore techno and gritty rock, this track features traditional techno-trance drums with an aggressive guitar riff. Groovy, dirty, good for extreme sports, action footage and more. Similar to The Crystal Method or Rammstein. [Tempo: Fast / 130 BPM]

Intense orchestral action music with rhythmic percussion, aggressive brass and dramatic strings, that ends heroically. Good to use in a chase sequence where the victim escapes. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 99 BPM]

A dark, somewhat gloomy, mystery soundtrack. Perhaps crime, criminals, crime investigation. Dystopian, with a sense of activity and danger. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 138 BPM]

This track creates the atmosphere of mystical darkness while acknowledging interest and curiosity. Nine Inch Nails sounding drums loop slowly with picked bass while a Phil Collins like synth pad plays "In The Air Tonight" style chords. Great for modern fantasy, horror and sci-fi. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 57 BPM]

A reality TV type tension track featuring bells, synths, and percussion. Builds throughout for a sense of forward motion while maintaining intensity. Think of any reality TV series where elimination rounds are involved. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 84 BPM]

Eerie, tense, percussive soundscape with a relentless spooky melody, dark metalic FX and flute sweeps. Atmospheric with a sense of suspense and imminent danger. Menacing and sinister. 48 hours, The Mentalist, Castle, Alien Invasion, crime drama, horror, Sci-Fi. [Tempo: Slow / 9 BPM]

Ambient textures open this mysterious horror track. Heavy horror stabs punctuate the atmospheric layers. Subtle percussive rhythms give a light sense of propulsion, and a distant piano plays a sweet and creepy melody. Perfect for horror films and haunted houses. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Battle drums. Pounding percussion. A combination of orchestral percussion and ethnic / tribal drums. Suitable for battle, fight, chase, brawls and action scenes. [Tempo: Medium / 108 BPM]

Semi-orchestral, action-filled adventure track. Swashbuckling, with dramatic brass stabs and staccato strings. Good for action-adventure, fantasy, scenes of danger or combat, flight, chase or dangerous situations. Hectic, tense and brave. [Tempo: Fast / 139 BPM]

Epic,atmospheric, sinister & sometimes menacing rock track with electronic elements & strings. Stadium rock with a really glorious dark side. Would suit thriller/action/horror/mystery/extreme sports type projects. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 128 BPM]

A creepy and nervous thriller/chiller underscore. Uncertainty, tension. Pensive, high piano notes over slowly oozing background textures. [Tempo: Slow]

Inspired by classic role playing video games, the noble orchestra of this piece creates a heroic mood as its sets the stage for dark challenges in a dangerous dungeon. [Tempo: Slow / 65 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, Fast, Very fast / 150 BPM]

A Percussion Only track, with marching snares, military march. Occasional big drum strikes. Useful for scenes of battle, chase, urgency, action. [Tempo: Slow, Medium, Fast / 160 BPM]

Dark ambient, Horror underscore. Mysterious / Creepy / Echoey / Haunting [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 80 BPM]

This track has an eerie mood, yet still suggesting hints of something whmsical, and perhaps mischievous. It would be well suited for footage and video games about horror, fantasy and paranormal subject matter. [Tempo: Slow / 134 BPM]

A strong, powerful, menacing, epic filmscore track. Symphonic orchestra and choir mixed with techno/industrial elements to create a feel of futuristic or modern warfare, mechanoids, space battle, transformers fighting, brawling or stand-off. Suitable for future / sci-fi / metal and glass, fire and destruction, dramatic trailers, battle / chase / conflict / war scenes. Also available as a Rock Mix with added power guitars and rock drums, and as an alternative version without the choir. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 123 BPM]

Hip-hop beatz with rap. Fast scat rap style. Downtempo electronic hiphop swing beat with male rapping vocals. Also available as an alternate version without the vocals. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 150 BPM]

Heavy, syncopated, distorted guitars laced with dramatic piano and moving orchestral string lines. Big detuned riffs and driving drums make this track ideal for reality TV shows like Ultimate Fighter, American Chopper, Investigation Discovery, NFL, AX Men, Deadliest Catch, UFC, WWF as well as trailers and promos. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 105 BPM]

Dramatic, epic track suitable for trailers, action scenes and more. Dark and powerful staccato percussion, joined by choir and big brass. Powerful, uprising, glorifying. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 139 BPM]

A Percussion Only track, with marching snares, military march. Occasional big drum strikes. Useful for scenes of war, war preparation, battle preparations, etc. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

Pensive, percussive track with World / Ethnic undertones. Good for adventure, peril, expeditions and mystery. Travel show, documentary / history / geography / mythology etc. World heritage, with an element of danger and nerve. [Tempo: Medium / 110 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 / 90 BPM]

A dark, industrial EDM piece. Hard rock elements combine with heavy, robotic sounding percussion to create an epic, intense overall vibe. [Tempo: Medium / 107 BPM]

A 3 voice harmony guitar melody drives this bouncy, happy instrumental. The middle section blistering guitar solo darkens the atmosphere a bit. Overall, reminds me of several Steves (Vai, Hackett, Morse...) [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 146 BPM]

After a dark and uneasy intro, the main riff takes off at about 27 secs into the track. This is a dirty, filthy, grinding and gritty, dark and destructive track of hard biting guitars and squelching synths. Negative and doom-laden, with aggression, power and determination. Grindcore, hardcore, industrial, post-modern electro guitar mayhem. [Tempo: Fast / 140 BPM]

Orchestral percussion-only cue. Huge-sounding. Works perfectly with movie trailers, chase scenes, escape scenes, etc. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 101 BPM]

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A throwback to classic role playing games, orchestra and guitar paint a picture of an atmospheric cave or dungeon full of treasure and monsters. [Tempo: Slow / 139 BPM]

"Constructing the Machine". A pulsing and building orchestral thriller montage cue underscoring anything from working mathematical formulas to constructing a time machine. Rhythmic percussion, brass, strings, ambient fx, electronic instruments. [Tempo: Medium / 128 BPM]

Electro-Pop / Mid-tempo electronica, nice synth lines, vocoder, melodies. Space, scifi. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

A red sun rises on a desolate, war torn city in the middle east. A soldier looks out over the smoke clouds and wonders if the end justifies the means. Epic in scope, yet full of space, would be perfect for travel documentaries requiring a moody atmosphere. Also great for understated, brooding trailers and promos. Orchestra, ethnic instruments (duduk), large percussion and atmospheric pads. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 83 BPM]

A low, isolated harp picks heavily at low notes, then aided by a marimba, African percussion and shivering strings which adds to the tracks menace. A dark track that has hints of Michael Giacchino (a la Lost) about it. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

Harry Potter meets the Addams Family in Wisteria Lane! An engaging black comedy symphony with dark, eccentric orchestration, a woozy hookline and big brassy ending. Good for ads or rolling credits with a central theme of 30 seconds duration. If you like this you may also like the Elliot Simons tracks 'An Unfortunate Incident' and 'Another Lovely Day'. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 64 BPM]

A hauntingly cinematic theme with lingering ambient sounds such as reverberated Guitars, Pianos, Stomps, Claps, Piano String Gliss’s, Brass Swells, Breathing, Pads and Sound Effects. [Tempo: Slow / 122 BPM]

Dramatic rising cinematic track driven by powerful percussion. The track begins calmly and builds to a powerful conclusion.

[Tempo: Slow, Medium / 70 BPM]

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