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Mood: Menacing / Dangerous / Threatening

Found 1685 tracks

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, Fast / 70 BPM]

Set of 3 music loops
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An ominous, dark and dramatic, orchestral / cinematic piece. Foreboding strings build up towards a change at about 30 seconds, into a more dramatic section with choir and big drums. Epic, dark, almost ritualistic. [Tempo: Slow / 95 BPM]

Deep world percussion and fast strings, brass and huge drum accents. Good for heavy tension and struggle, dramatic reality TV cues such as Survivor, The Apprentice, Hell's Kitchen, Design Star and The Bachelor. [Tempo: Slow / 86 BPM]

Set of 2 music loops
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Middle Eastern / Oriental / Arabian, Persian or North African feel with tabla, sitar, drones and percussion. Rich and mysterious. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 90 BPM]

Dark, edgy, powerful, tense, trippy, menacing, wicked and towards the end, very heavy track with great foreboding and malice. Scary, evil, menacing, crazed & climactic but with simple repetitive melodies. Would suit action / horror / thriller / projects. [Tempo: Slow, Fast / 130 BPM]

These dark horror cues can be classed either as "music cues" or "sound effects", as in reality they function as both. They are all recorded with a large, live symphony orchestra with the same quality as any soundtrack from big budget movies. The effects are easy to loop and edit, and can be tailored to fit any cue, as they can be used from virtually any point. Consider them a construction kit to score horror, mystery and dark drama. Recorded, mastered, and delivered to you in pristine 24-bit audio. Also look for YS Horror Cues 21-40 and YS Horror Cues 41-60. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow, Medium]

Short evolving epic track with tension building. A climate of danger, mystery, anxiety leading to the climax ending part. [Tempo: Slow / 66 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, Medium / 90 BPM]

An upbeat action thriller track with a modern Filmcue vibe: Suspenseful pending build up. Rich in cinematic texture. Great for various cinematic use, ominous background, action suspense segments etc. [Tempo: Slow, Fast / 120 BPM]

A scary and violent horror / sci-fi sound design track. No musical notes, just scrapey, cold sounds and a sudden, terrifying shock at 44 secs. Disturbing and truly unpleasant. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Pulsating and pensive, film/TV-score. Combination of orchestral and electronic elements. A sense of danger, urgency, dire situations. Good for dramatic Reality-TV, film score, movie soundtrack, film trailer or game trailer. Dangerous situations, emergency, build-up to a confrontation or hostile encounter, etc. [Tempo: Fast / 76 BPM]

Strong, dramatic, epic film soundtrack style, featuring big horns, strings and full orchestra. Suitable for battle, wartime, conflict, tension and urgent drama. Action scene, battle scene, chase scene or movie trailer. [Tempo: Medium]

A sharp hit begins this brooding, sinister horror track, which features suspenseful, ambient synth swells and atmospheric string effects. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 55 BPM]

A cold and somewhat eerie track, with a pulsating, textured synth pad underneath mystical piano notes. Haunting and immersive. [Tempo: Slow / 75 BPM]

A orchestral hybrid cue, the use of 70's / 80's synths in combination with the common orchestra, this piece has a modern Sci-Fi feel with an A-list Hollywood production. The use of orchestral hits throughout this cue gives momentum and pace to any scene, as the piece concludes it ranges in dynamics to give the most dramatic end. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

A suspenseful thriller cue with varying textures underscoring anything from hostage negotiations to a prison break. Orchestral with low piano, percussion, and and ambient fx. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 112 BPM]

A deep roar builds as ghostly whistles coupled with sad, mournful, echoes set the scene for a journey nearing its final conclusion. [Tempo: Slow]

Tires squealing, sirens blaring, adrenalin flowing... The Chase begins. Dramatic, suspenseful, powerful track mixing electronic and orchestral elements: after a softer bridge the main theme is repeated with a fuller arrangement. Suitable for a CSI style tv show or as an opening title score for a thriller or action movie. [Tempo: Fast / 140 BPM]

Funky clavinet style synth starts this shuffley groover of a track. Non-stop bounce and energy from start to finish. The mid section brings a slight breakdown as ethereal voices and synth pads fade in and out. [Tempo: Medium / 100 BPM]

A fiery, passionate and intense guitar rock fest. Gutsy and powerful. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 131 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 brutal, stuttering and chopped-up power rock track with industrial / hard core tendencies. Slamming guitar riffs, big sound, partly processed and mangled in a destructive, aggressive wall of sound. Use with extreme sports, high impact / high energy sports, motor sports, burning and racing, fighting and brawling, fire and destruction. [Tempo: Fast / 160 BPM]

Funky urban hip-hop track. Head-sound, acoustic guitar sample, busy hiphop beat, scratches. [Tempo: Medium / 100 BPM]

Action oriented hybrid orchestral track, with a lot of metallic percussion and powerful blasts. Starts off with distorted electronic percussion and mystery strings, then develops into a powerful tense motif. Good for spy, military, invasion and high octane action. [Tempo: Medium / 110 BPM]

Slightly dark, eerie & sinister electronic rock track with great atmosphere, forward drive & spacey textures. A mixture of synths, drum machines, acoustic drums, strings and guitar. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 119 BPM]

A suspenseful and tense track, mixing synthesizers, heavy guitars and acoustic drums, in the likes of Industrail Metal bands like Nine Inch Nails, Gravity Kills and Rob Zombie. Mysterious, dark and evil, with a futuristic urban undertone. Will suit very well for dangerous situations, thriller, sci-fi, crime investigation and horror. [Tempo: Slow / 71 BPM]

This track opens with a pulsing synth riff and classical choir singing a haunting melody. Joined by ethnic cinematic drums which grow in intensity and power, ending in an epic finale. Haunting and plaintive yet never too sinister. [Tempo: Medium / 68 BPM]

Pounding guitar riff combined with a Industrial Dubstep beat. Metallic and glitchy tones, with an actual wobble Dubstep section. Lots of balls and an evil spirit. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow, Medium / 125 BPM]

A industrial style percussive track with large bigger than life cinematic production which invites the audience into a story. As the drums become more and more intense towards the end and throughout the cue the use of rhythm and metal industrial percussion brings the track to a climatic, epic and dramatic conclusion. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 113 BPM]

Dark ambient, Horror underscore. Dizzy / Sickly / Uneasy. Rhythmic pulse. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 65 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]

An aggressive and driving synth track with a retro 1980's feel. Distorted guitars and gritty drums add an energetic, uptempo feel. aggressive, energetic, dark. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 126 BPM]

An ominous and dark ambient piece, with a sense of tension that rests just below the boiling point and leaves the listener uneasy. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

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]

Cool to evil-sounding reggae groove with playful drums, deep e-bass and distorted bass synth that propels this explosive track towards drum'n'bass. Perfect for film, sports and lifestyle. [Tempo: Medium / 83 BPM]

Set of 2 music loops
All versions

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: Fast, Very fast / 83 BPM]

Cinematic Action track featuring different kinds of drums and percussion instruments. Intense track that escalates and builds up to the climax, great for trailers, films and videos. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 120 BPM]

Dramatic and ominous, this orchestral / symphonic theme could suggest the rise of a great evil, or a world under threat. It might particularly be suited to scenes where a hidden danger is revealed. Dramatic / Fantasy. [Tempo: Medium / 112 BPM]

A seriously heavy, chunky and powerful metal rocker. Slow, sluggish, brutish, like an unstoppable, relentless force. Unforgiving. [Tempo: Slow / 80 BPM]

A suspenseful and intense cue which creates an ominous, threatening and foreboding feeling. Distorted guitars, piano and electronic elements all come together to create a tense and apocalyptic sound. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

This Hip Hop track with middle eastern influences is a good match for depicting the recent demonstrations and protests of the "Arab Spring". A strong hip hop, urban pulse with eastern melodies and percussion. A great sense of danger, foreboding, conflict. Also great for action scenes, travel, desert. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 95 BPM]

Set of 2 music loops
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Urgent, dramatic soundtrack piece with live choir. Spine-tingling, epic, high drama, very highly suitable as film trailer, movie trailer, game trailer, commercial, movie intro, in-film battle sequence, etc. Fast pounding percussion, big drums, huge orchestral stabs, horns and strings fluttering, choir chanting. Very dramatic and intense. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 129 BPM]

Battle drums / marching percussion. A combination of orchestral percussion and ethnic / tribal drums. Suitable for battle, fight, chase, conflict, etc. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 60 BPM]

Dark, edgy, dubstep / dark step. Hard edged drum machine beats with pulsating and squelching synthesizers giving off a sense of future, sci-fi / sci-tech / cutting edge technology, perhaps robotics / mechanical parts. At times this track is pretty hectic and chaotic, in other periods it's more sizzling, oozing and foreboding. [Tempo: Slow, Medium, Fast / 100 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]

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]

Intense, exciting, no nonsense, go for the throat riff-fest. Monster downtuned guitars get their teeth into your jugular from the start and don't let up. Perfect for action/extreme sports/thriller projects. [Tempo: Fast / 160 BPM]

A pulsating bass synth along with mysterious piano and pads and sparse but driving drum rhythms begin this tension filled action track, which builds with excitement and intensity. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 96 BPM]

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