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Royalty Free suspense-tension music

Place your audience at the edge of their seats with our library of royalty free suspense music. We provide a variety of suspense music tracks to help you build tension in your scenes, productions, and more.

Found 226 tracks: suspense-tension

**Note - album and track previews are in 64kbps mp3 format. Purchased download albums and tracks will be 320kbps mp3. WAV files available upon request at no extra charge.**

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Track
Genre
Taken from the Album
Description
Length
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Info/Licence
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The Eruption
The Eruption
The Eruption
Cinematic
dark, serious, epic, danger, evil, lurking, suspense, tension, cinematic, orchestral
2.33
Sinister Ignition
Sinister Ignition
Sinister Ignition
Cinematic
drone, dark, eerie, sinister, tense, evil, epic, creepy, tension, cinematic
3.38
Rising Hero
Rising Hero
Rising Hero
Cinematic
driving, tension, battle, preparing, dark, aggressive, trailer, building up, heroic, epic
2.30
Rise from The Shadows
Rise from The Shadows
Rise from The Shadows
Cinematic
dark, serious, epic, danger, evil, lurking, suspense, tension, cinematic, orchestral
1.55
Walking Nowhere
Walking Nowhere
Walking Nowhere
Cinematic
film noir, suspense, killing eve, kitsch, mystery, b movie, weird, voices, unhinged, european film
2.20
Mind Ring
Mind Ring
Mind Ring
Suspense/Tension
long, slowly evolving soundscape, building tension, alien, creepy, thriller, evil, hypnotic, illusory, scared
11.11
Mission
Mission
Mission
Drama
atmospheric layered synth building in drama, hypnotic, abstract, anxious, tense, serious, moody, tension, dark, thriller
5.50
Now We're Running
Now We're Running
Now We're Running
Suspense/Tension
atmospheric, dark, tense, mysterious, suspense, tension, creepy, nightmare, horror, scary
3.44
Now We're Running short edit
Now We're Running short edit
Now We're Running short edit
Drama
atmospheric, dark, tense, mysterious, suspense, tension, creepy, nightmare, horror, scary
2.12
Dowtown Languish Underscore
Dowtown Languish Underscore
Dowtown Languish Underscore
Suspense/Tension
dark, sci-fi, undercover, covert, thriller, tension building, space, lush, expansive, moody
2.26
Dark Beat
Dark Beat
Dark Beat
Drama
sinister, menace, danger, evil, brooding, dark, moody, tension, incessant beat, threatening
1.30
In The Dark
In The Dark
In The Dark
Suspense/Tension
tension, danger, menace, horror, vampires, chase, creepy, sinister, scary, solo violin
2.08
Suspense Trem Strings
Suspense Trem Strings
Suspense Trem Strings
Suspense/Tension
classic horror tension builder, sinister strings, lurking danger, creatures of the night, Halloween, horror, moody, dark, fog, gloom
2.07
Dark Beat Underscore
Dark Beat Underscore
Dark Beat Underscore
Suspense/Tension
building tension, sinister, menace, danger, evil, brooding, dark, moody, tense, thriller
1.30
Suspense Trem Strings 2
Suspense Trem Strings 2
Suspense Trem Strings 2
Suspense/Tension
tension, lurking, danger, creatures of the night, halloween, horror, moody, dark
2.04
Ticking Bomb
Ticking Bomb
Ticking Bomb
Dance/Pop
serious, tension, countdown, OMG moment, scene end, fast, quick-paced, time is out, enterprise, corporate
2.50
Daydream
Daydream
Daydream
Suspense/Tension
intrigue, spy, chiller, scary, sinister, mystery, tension, suspense, harpsichord, intriguing
3.15
Hidden
Hidden
Hidden
Drama
intrigue, spy, chiller, sinister, mystery, tension, suspense, drama, minor key, tense
2.36
Alien Night Moves
Alien Night Moves
Alien Night Moves
Drama
wasteland, urban decay, mystery, intrigue, robots, suspense, creepy, sinister, mysterious, urban desert
4.09
The Velvet Night
The Velvet Night
The Velvet Night
Action/Adventure
dramatic tension, moody, space, alien, distorted guitar, hard, edgy, cinematic, gothic, steampunk
3.13
Sleepwalker
Sleepwalker
Sleepwalker
Suspense/Tension
slow, drone evolving, creepy, sinister, eerie, ghostly, suspense, William Orbit, ambient, dreamlike
3.05
Cold Calculation
Cold Calculation
Cold Calculation
Suspense/Tension
intrigue, spy, chiller, scary, sinister, mystery, tension, suspense, discordant, evocative
2.31
Frozen
Frozen
Frozen
Suspense/Tension
classic cold tension builder, eerie, sinister, alien, space, hypnotic, robots, edgy, chilled, winter
1.19
I Am
I Am
I Am
Suspense/Tension
electronic, spy, mysterious, futuristic, robotic, heavy, alien, suspense, beat driven, robots
4.44
Strange Situation
Strange Situation
Strange Situation
Drama
cinematic, dramatic, dark, moody, futuristic, haunting, hypnotic, suspense, thriller, mystery
2.26
The Bird Watcher
The Bird Watcher
The Bird Watcher
Suspense/Tension
synths and drones, electronic, spy, mysterious, futuristic, robotic, alien, suspense, beat driven, robots
3.46
Ambient Chilling
Ambient Chilling
Ambient Chilling
Underscores/Voiceover
atmosphere, ambient, peaceful, slow, tension, chilled, sunrise, dawn, gentle, tranquil
3.34
Undercover agent full version
Undercover agent full version
Undercover agent full version
Action/Adventure
stealth, rhythmic, mystery, suspense, pulsating, slow groove, eerie, murder mystery, drama, thriller
2.10
The Negotiator full version
The Negotiator full version
The Negotiator full version
Action/Adventure
dramatic, chase, pursuit, serious, urgency, action, urgent, drama, tense, law and order
2.55
Stealth Flight full version
Stealth Flight full version
Stealth Flight full version
Drama
dramatic, edgy, energetic, pulsating, tech beat, chase, pursuit, drama, action
2.44
Spy Game full version
Spy Game full version
Spy Game full version
Action/Adventure
dark, moody, industrial, urgent, driving, danger, chase, pursuit, tense, tension building
2.18
On the run full version
On the run full version
On the run full version
Action/Adventure
active, uptempo, urgent, speed, suspense, tech, race, action, fast, chase
2.17
Mission Preparations underscore version
Mission Preparations underscore version
Mission Preparations underscore version
Drama
rousing, stirring, exciting, urgent, power, building, energetic, strategic, action, military
2.08
Mission Preparations full version
Mission Preparations full version
Mission Preparations full version
Action/Adventure
stirring, rousing, exciting, urgent, power, building, energetic, strategic, action, military
2.08
Judgement Day full version
Judgement Day full version
Judgement Day full version
Action/Adventure
spacious, mystery, sci fi, urgent, suspense, drama, tense, tension building, action, thriller
2.42
Hot Pursuit underscore version
Hot Pursuit underscore version
Hot Pursuit underscore version
Drama
action, adventure, energy, danger, speed, chase, fast
2.06
Cave Dwellers full version
Cave Dwellers full version
Cave Dwellers full version
Action/Adventure
dark, moody, eerie, foreboding, undercover, sinister, scary, thriller, spy, espionage
2.12
Crime in Progress full version
Crime in Progress full version
Crime in Progress full version
Action/Adventure
thriller, drama, espionage, spy, tension building, energetic, attitude, power, serious, danger
2.20
Crime in Progress underscore version
Crime in Progress underscore version
Crime in Progress underscore version
Drama
stirring serious strings, energetic, attitude, power, danger, menace, drama, dramatic, threat
2.20
Hot Pursuit full version
Hot Pursuit full version
Hot Pursuit full version
Action/Adventure
action, energy, danger, speed, chase, fast, thriller, drama, spy, espionage
2.06
Comedic Suspense
Comedic Suspense
Comedic Suspense
Drama
mystery, spoof, comic, spy, tension, quirky, curious, drama
3.07
Newman Suspense
Newman Suspense
Newman Suspense
Suspense/Tension
drama, mystery, tension, suspense, building, danger, ethereal, thriller, tense
1.54
Gothic Battle
Gothic Battle
Gothic Battle
Action/Adventure
epic orchestral and female voices, tension, drama, adventure, danger, battle, historical, clash, conflict, venture
4.43
Border of Iraq
Border of Iraq
Border of Iraq
World Music
dark, ambient ethnic drums, danger, tension, desert, Arabic, middle east, oud
1.55
Secrets of the Nomads
Secrets of the Nomads
Secrets of the Nomads
World Music
desolate, male and female voices, middle east, deserts, hot, Arabia, tension, Syria, eastern culture, evocative
1.34
In the Shadows
In the Shadows
In the Shadows
Drama
drama, urban, mystery, tension, downbeat, tense, suspense, thriller, spy, espionage
1.40
Over The Limit
Over The Limit
Over The Limit
Suspense/Tension
driving, car, edgy, power, energy, chasing, powerful, energetic, lively, fast moving
2.28
Masserati
Masserati
Masserati
Action/Adventure
engines, car, edgy, power, roads, chase, F1, powerful, action, adventure
3.10
Dark Road
Dark Road
Dark Road
Action/Adventure
police, crime, serious, dark, groove, sub bass, suspense, action, drama, tension
2.07
Police On Patrol
Police On Patrol
Police On Patrol
Drama
police, crime, serious, groove, sub bass, detective, thriller, suspense, drama, intense
1.30

What Can Royalty Free Suspense and Tension Music Be Used For?

With an extensive library of royalty free suspense music tracks, we provide tension music for a variety of video and TV productions.

Our royalty free suspense and tension music is perfect for personal and commercial use. Some of the examples if the many productionss that you can use our music tracks for include:

YouTube / Vimeo & Video Production – Our royalty free suspense music is perfect for use on social media platforms and video sharing websites, such as YouTube and Vimeo. Create real tension and dramatic edge with this range of music covering horror and mystery.

TV Broadcasts – Did you know, that you can also use our royalty free suspense music tracks for television production too? Our music tracks can be used for all types of TV productions, whether it’s a documentary, a tense sequence, or even a drama series. 

Video Games – If you make video games, then you can also benefit from our royalty free music tracks. Music and sound are integral to the gaming experience and you can use our suspenseful music tracks to build tension and drama in your game.

Advertising – If you’re looking to set the right tone for your advertisements, our royalty free music tracks are ideal. Whether your advert is online, on TV, or on the radio, our music can be a great way to set the right tone.