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Royalty Free suspense-tension music: found 234 tracks for

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.

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Gothic Battle
Gothic Battle
epic orchestral and female voices, tension, drama,...
Length: 4.43
Gothic Battle
Action/Adventure
epic orchestral and female voices, tension, drama, adventure, danger, battle, historical, clash, conflict, venture, quest
4.43
Dark Waters
Dark Waters
drone, dark, mysterious, drama, cinematic, tension...
Length: 3.21
Dark Waters
Suspense/Tension
drone, dark, mysterious, drama, cinematic, tension, suspense, uneasy, edgy, tense, sinister, threatening, gripping
3.21
City Shadows
City Shadows
dark, underscore, moody and atmospheric soundbed, ...
Length: 3.15
City Shadows
Soundbeds/Bridges/Stings
dark, underscore, moody and atmospheric soundbed, ambient synths, underlying tension
3.15
Sentimental Past
Sentimental Past
drama, suspense, documentary, gentle, solo piano, ...
Length: 2.44
Sentimental Past
Drama
drama, suspense, documentary, gentle, solo piano, sad, sadness, wistful, melancholic, background female voice, slow building strings, memories, feelings
2.44
The Bird Watcher
The Bird Watcher
synths and drones, electronic, spy, mysterious, fu...
Length: 3.46
The Bird Watcher
Suspense/Tension
synths and drones, electronic, spy, mysterious, futuristic, robotic, alien, suspense, beat driven, robots, thriller, gripping, synths, androids
3.46
Ambient Chilling
Ambient Chilling
atmosphere, ambient, peaceful, slow, tension, chil...
Length: 3.34
Ambient Chilling
Underscores/Voiceover
atmosphere, ambient, peaceful, slow, tension, chilled, sunrise, dawn, gentle, tranquil, calm, open spaces, scenic, spring, sunburst, gardens
3.34
The Eruption
The Eruption
dark, serious, epic, danger, evil, lurking, suspen...
Length: 2.33
The Eruption
Cinematic
dark, serious, epic, danger, evil, lurking, suspense, tension, cinematic, orchestral, heroic, menacing, robots, machines, terminator
2.33
Rising Hero
Rising Hero
driving, tension, battle, preparing, dark, aggress...
Length: 2.30
Rising Hero
Cinematic
driving, tension, battle, preparing, dark, aggressive, trailer, building up, heroic, epic
2.30
Dark Alley
Dark Alley
horror, CSI, crime, detective, mystery, unsolved, ...
Length: 1.31
Dark Alley
Suspense/Tension
horror, CSI, crime, detective, mystery, unsolved, nerve wracking, spine tingling, tense, furtive, brooding, dark, gloomy
1.31
Night Maneuvers
Night Maneuvers
dark, CSI, drone, tension, sinister, dramatic, dra...
Length: 4.45
Night Maneuvers
Suspense/Tension
dark, CSI, drone, tension, sinister, dramatic, drama, spooky, scary, unknown, fear, fearful, gripping, edgy, nerve wracking
4.45
Hot Pursuit underscore version
Hot Pursuit underscore version
action, adventure, energy, danger, speed, chase, f...
Length: 2.06
Hot Pursuit underscore version
Drama
action, adventure, energy, danger, speed, chase, fast
2.06
I Am
I Am
electronic, spy, mysterious, futuristic, robotic, ...
Length: 4.44
I Am
Suspense/Tension
electronic, spy, mysterious, futuristic, robotic, heavy, alien, suspense, beat driven, robots, aliens, sci-fi, space age, technology, androids
4.44
Chiller
Chiller
creepy, horror, spine tingling, scary, dark, eerie...
Length: 4.37
Chiller
Suspense/Tension
creepy, horror, spine tingling, scary, dark, eerie, threatening, menacing, frightening, tension building, ghostly, dramatic
4.37
The Crypt
The Crypt
dramatic creaking door, spooky, haunted, ghosts, n...
Length: 1.39
The Crypt
Drama
dramatic creaking door, spooky, haunted, ghosts, nightmares, moody, suspense, tension, scary, horror
1.39
The Counts Castle
The Counts Castle
deep and eerie solo piano with strings, after the ...
Length: 3.22
The Counts Castle
Drama
deep and eerie solo piano with strings, after the event, finale, mystery, thriller, end credits
3.22
The Heist
The Heist
crime, pizzicato violins, Eastern Europe, Russia, ...
Length: 2.41
The Heist
Orchestral/Classical
crime, pizzicato violins, Eastern Europe, Russia, suspense, gypsy, balkans, thriller, mystery, compelling
2.41
Darkness Falls
Darkness Falls
horror, suspense, tension, fright, scary, creepy, ...
Length: 4.48
Darkness Falls
Historic/Period
horror, suspense, tension, fright, scary, creepy, deep piano chords, building to chase, march, footsteps, marching, invasion, the enemy, conflict, clash, challenge, pursuit
4.48
Storm Clouds
Storm Clouds
drama, suspense, documentary, dark, foreboding, ci...
Length: 1.56
Storm Clouds
Documentary
drama, suspense, documentary, dark, foreboding, cinematic, factual/historical programme, orchestral, stirring strings, piano and orchestra
1.56
Lonely Duduk Drone
Lonely Duduk Drone
tension, eastern, hot, desert, pyramids, Afghanist...
Length: 3.09
Lonely Duduk Drone
Tranquil/Atmospheric
tension, eastern, hot, desert, pyramids, Afghanistan, Islam, middle eastern rhythms, duduk, warm, soft, gentle, calm, calming, soothing, meditative, minimal, meditation
3.09
Perspiration Point
Perspiration Point
drone, dark, mysterious, drama, cinematic, tension...
Length: 3.29
Perspiration Point
Suspense/Tension
drone, dark, mysterious, drama, cinematic, tension, suspense, uneasy, edgy, tense, sinister, threatening, gripping, dramatic
3.29

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.