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Royalty Free suspense-tension music

Place your audience on the edge of their seat with this music full of cinematic tension and suspense.

Found 224 tracks: suspense-tension

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Genre
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Description
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Gloomy Picture
Gloomy Picture
Gloomy Picture
Cinematic
fright crash, low cellos, fear, evil, tension, creepy, foreboding, horror movie, fright fest, frightening
4.50
Evil Returns
Evil Returns
Evil Returns
Suspense/Tension
fright hit, scary, evil, tension, eerie, frightening, scary, unsettling
3.43
Panic
Panic
Panic
Suspense/Tension
chase, fright, nightmare, evil, aliens, tension, mounting fear, chilling, frightening, bleak
2.38
Final Destination
Final Destination
Final Destination
Historic/Period
horror, suspense, historic, epic, end credits, tension, aftermath of conflict/battle, dramatic, warlike
3.55
Hostel
Hostel
Hostel
Suspense/Tension
horror, tension, creepy, fright, passageway, punctuated with creepy sounds, lurking, night, hidden evil, frightening
2.24
Doomed
Doomed
Doomed
Suspense/Tension
horror, suspense, tension, fright, creepy, impending danger
3.19
The Fog
The Fog
The Fog
Cinematic
John Carpenter, minimal, tension, suspense, horror, sudden scary hits, gloomy, bleak, grim, fright fest
4.42
Haunted Hill
Haunted Hill
Haunted Hill
Suspense/Tension
sparse, minimal, tension, creepy, drone, dark, sinister, torture, torture chamber, nightmare
3.18
Lost
Lost
Lost
Soundbeds/Bridges/Stings
dreamy, ambient, tension, mystery, textural, atmospheric dark soundbed, sinister, sombre, dramatic, drama
2.24
Sense of Despair
Sense of Despair
Sense of Despair
Suspense/Tension
drone, music box, mounting tension, suspense, ambient, dark, thriller, mystery, gloomy, looming
2.27
The Last Tear
The Last Tear
The Last Tear
Soundbeds/Bridges/Stings
slow, tension, mysterious, crime, cinematic, drone, chimes, repetitive mounting tension, suspense, drama
2.25
No Purpose
No Purpose
No Purpose
Drama
ambient, dreamy, tension, mystery, sad, unhappy, bleak, gloomy, empty, space
1.41
Blue
Blue
Blue
Suspense/Tension
dreamy, ambient, tension, mystery, textural, atmospheric
1.39
Breaking Point
Breaking Point
Breaking Point
Action/Adventure
fear, tension, menace, tension, rhythm, chase, challenge, conflict, being pursued, tense
1.16
Change of Events
Change of Events
Change of Events
Suspense/Tension
slow, tension, mysterious, crime, cinematic, drone, chimes, investigation, forensics, dark forces
1.11
I'm watching you
I'm watching you
I'm watching you
Suspense/Tension
sinister, crime, mystery, murder, scary, gloomy, bleak, foreboding, evil, danger
1.27
Black Day
Black Day
Black Day
Drama
ambient, dreamy, tension, mystery, sad, unhappy, bleak, gloomy, empty, space
1.20
Strange View
Strange View
Strange View
Cinematic
music box, weird, strange, mystery, homelands, crime, discordant strings, unsettling, alien atmosphere, unknown
1.47
Without Answer
Without Answer
Without Answer
Suspense/Tension
ethnic percussion creates mounting tension, menace, tense, mystery, unknown, suspense
2.35
Big Band Suspense
Big Band Suspense
Big Band Suspense
Comedy/Children
vibes, jazzy, promo, big band, showtime entertainment, latin, cheesy, brass, animation, cartoon
2.07
Sneaky Nerd
Sneaky Nerd
Sneaky Nerd
Comedy/Children
cow effects, tiptoe, following, comic, voicebox, tango, comic tension, capers, follow my shadow, creeping
1.46
Difficult Journey
Difficult Journey
Difficult Journey
Suspense/Tension
drama, menacing, powerful, cinematic, ambient, orchestral, suspense, tense, tension
1.49
Previously On
Previously On
Previously On
Underscores/Voiceover
gloomy, ethereal, dark, tension, cinematic, bleak, CSI style underscore, minimal
1.19
Gentle Her
Gentle Her
Gentle Her
Suspense/Tension
atmospheric guitar harmonics, mystery, drama, cinematic, tension, thriller, quiet, undercurrents
2.25
Miss Terrious
Miss Terrious
Miss Terrious
Suspense/Tension
creepy, scary, on edge, tension, cinematic, serious
2.14
Tell Me When
Tell Me When
Tell Me When
Cinematic
drama, suspense, documentary, tinkling, sad, sadness, forlorn, wistful, grief, mourning
2.17
So Worried
So Worried
So Worried
Cinematic
drama, suspense, documentary, sad, passing time, thoughts, feelings, regret, loneliness, isolation
2.31
Fight In The Air
Fight In The Air
Fight In The Air
Action/Adventure
epic, action, chase, aerial, dogfight, suspense, urgent, exciting, adventure, venture
1.00
Five Minutes Before The A Bomb
Five Minutes Before The A Bomb
Five Minutes Before The A Bomb
Suspense/Tension
suspense, tension, soundbed, war, military, eerie, tense, orchestral, unsettling, disturbing
1.32
German Attack
German Attack
German Attack
Historic/Period
war, documentary, military, tension, suspense, action, tanks. attack, conflict, clash, urgent
1.05
Germans
Germans
Germans
Historic/Period
nazi, Hitler, war, military, suspense, cinematic, threat, conflict, clash, tension
1.16
No Man's Land
No Man's Land
No Man's Land
Historic/Period
tension builder, sombre, first World War, trenches, war, Remembrance day, remembrance, grand, heroic, dramatic
1.42
Prelude to Conflict
Prelude to Conflict
Prelude to Conflict
Historic/Period
serious, tension, military, war, naval, historical drama, threat, menace, conflict, battle
2.01
The Atlantic Convoys
The Atlantic Convoys
The Atlantic Convoys
Historic/Period
seafaring, tension, adventure, war, naval, documentary, storm, historical drama
3.20
Anomaly
Anomaly
Anomaly
Suspense/Tension
moody, dark cinematic, isolation, minimal, ambient, underlying tension, solitary, sinister
1.48
Detective Path
Detective Path
Detective Path
Drama
moody, dark cinematic, ambient, flute, scary, tension, mystery, thriller, dramatic, tense
1.54
Fingerprints
Fingerprints
Fingerprints
Drama
moody, dark cinematic, spies, John Barry, tension, discovering, mystery, thriller, sparse
1.43
Mystified
Mystified
Mystified
Suspense/Tension
moody, dark cinematic, mystery, suspense, underlying tension
2.12
Puzzle
Puzzle
Puzzle
Historic/Period
moody, dark cinematic, eerie, spooky, tension
1.59
Strangeness
Strangeness
Strangeness
Cinematic
moody, dark cinematic, eerie, spooky, tension, alien, space, sci-fi, alien world, outer space
3.05
Suspense Leading To Fight
Suspense Leading To Fight
Suspense Leading To Fight
Cinematic
spacey ambience, aliens, space, drifting, long sinister intro building to action, epic, chase, dramatic
7.04
Threatening Proposition
Threatening Proposition
Threatening Proposition
Suspense/Tension
moody, dark cinematic, alien, scary, tension, piano and low strings, atmospheric, evocative
3.22
Unexpected Guest
Unexpected Guest
Unexpected Guest
Suspense/Tension
plucked strings, piano, walking, tension, dramatic
1.33
Fubar
Fubar
Fubar
Corporate
countdown, tension, hi tech, computer, industrial, funky, Prince, strutting, rhythmic, retro feel
4.51
Dead Man's Island
Dead Man's Island
Dead Man's Island
Cinematic
mysterious, action, epic, dramatic, cinematic, building tension, suspense, threatening, dramatic, menacing
2.59
Planet Swamp
Planet Swamp
Planet Swamp
Soundbeds/Bridges/Stings
ambient, drones, aliens, suspense, textural, space, sci-fi, atmospheric soundbed
1.05
Speed Of Night
Speed Of Night
Speed Of Night
Suspense/Tension
disturbing, nightmare, terror, evil, horror, action, exciting, unsettling, scary, tense
1.31
Speed Of Night 2
Speed Of Night 2
Speed Of Night 2
Action/Adventure
disturbing, nightmare, terror, evil, horror, action, exciting, unsettling, scary, tense
1.30
From Inside
From Inside
From Inside
Drama
foreboding, tension, suspense, arabic, hot, desert, ancient, epic, eastern influences, urgent
1.35
Nowhere To Hide
Nowhere To Hide
Nowhere To Hide
Drama
dark, CSI, groove, tension, sinister, dramatic, drama, edgy
1.47