Royalty Free Dark Background Music Downloads

Dark music doesn't always mean suspenseful or scary music, although it does overlap very often. Dark music is anything with a more menacing feel to it. This can be very epic drums, film noir jazz, or dark heroic action music!

Royalty free dark music downloads listed below. Use this background music for videos, youtube, etc...

Royalty free Dark music
Instrumental Name
Date Published
MP3 Download
Trouble Is Brewing> Track Info

Trouble Is BrewingThis dramatic trailer music is all about dark trouble brewing.


Epic, Dark, Suspenseful, Movie Trailer
2019-02-12
A World In Trouble> Track Info

A World In TroubleThis documentary music is slow, dark, serious and mysterious.


Mysterious, Dark, Suspenseful, Documentary
2019-01-31
Dark Fog> Track Info

Dark FogThis track is very ominous and sits well be hind a vocal / voice over, or just as general background music which fits without getting in the way!


Mysterious, Scary, Dark, Suspenseful
2018-11-03
It Is Coming> Track Info

It Is ComingThis horror music is about something ominous coming to get you.


Scary, Suspenseful, Dark, Movie Trailer
2018-10-12
The Unsolved Murder> Track Info

The Unsolved MurderThe Unsolved Murder is background music for a crime thriller, suspense and noir scene! Instruments include orchestral strings, trumpet, piano, and synths.


Dark, Mysterious, Scary, Suspenseful
2018-07-22
Halloween> Track Info

HalloweenScary Halloween music with loud and soft parts.


Scary, Dark, Suspenseful
2018-12-18
The Chase of My Life> Track Info

The Chase of My LifeSome say this is my best epic suspense music.


Action, Suspenseful, Dark
2018-10-29
Fire Style> Track Info

Fire StyleFire Style is a free rap beat instrumental for freestyle or other use.


Hip Hop and Rap, Dark
2018-08-05
Paranoia> Track Info

ParanoiaParanoia is a track with very dark action energy! This track has a fast / upbeat feel and should go well with an action scene, a boss battle or chase scene.


Epic, Action, Dark, Suspenseful
2018-06-13
Crazy Drummer> Track Info

Crazy DrummerCRAZY DRUMMER! Drumming only music such as this can be heard in commercials, epic or action scenes.


Action, Dramatic Drums, Dark, Commercial And Advertising
2018-05-31
Venomous> Track Info

VenomousVenom Soundtrack unofficial inspired version. The music features dark hybrid sounds, with a hybrid orchestral mix. The form starts out soft and mysterious, then introduces a rhythm, and finally ends with a huge climax section.


Epic, Dark, Suspenseful, Movie Trailer
2018-09-03
Video Game Adventure> Track Info

Video Game AdventureThis epic track is for telling the story of a video game in the main menu.


Epic, Action, Dark, Motivating And Inspiring, Suspenseful
2018-05-19
Dark Winds Chapter 1> Track Info

Dark Winds Chapter 1Chapter 1 in the dark winds series - a series of horror atmospheric music.


Scary, Dark, Suspenseful
2018-04-22
2018-03-21
Monster In The Field> Track Info

Monster In The FieldMonster music is typically something very horror related and on edge.


Mysterious, Scary, Dark, Suspenseful
2018-02-24
2018-02-15
2017-12-11
Super Hero Showdown> Track Info

Epic, Action, Dark, Suspenseful
2017-11-15
Titan Revenge> Track Info

Titan RevengeThis track is about the biggest and baddest monster out there. Instruments include supenseful horror drones, big brass, big drums and other elements.


Epic, Dark, Suspenseful, Movie Trailer
2017-10-25
2017-07-28
2017-06-16
It Was Midnight> Track Info

Jazzy, Dark
2017-05-24
2017-04-22
Detective Caution> Track Info

Mysterious, Scary, Dark
2017-02-01
2016-11-24
2016-11-20
Destruction> Track Info

DestructionThis epic trailer music track is about destruction - hence the title. Included are a lot of hybrid elements and sound design, with epic hard hitting drums.


Epic, Action, Dark, Movie Trailer
2016-10-09
2016-09-27
2016-09-19
2016-09-15
2016-08-16
2016-08-07
2016-07-27
Journey of Demise> Track Info

Dark, Scary, Sad, Mysterious
2016-05-08
2016-05-01
2016-04-30
2016-04-11
2016-03-29
2016-03-15
2016-03-04
2016-02-21
2016-02-09
2016-02-02
Sarah Soundtrack (short film)> Track Info

Dark, Scary, Mysterious
2016-01-07
2016-01-04
2015-12-23
2015-12-05
Bourne Identity Flashback Music Cover> Track Info

Sad, Dark, Cover Music, Short
2015-11-17
2015-11-17
2015-10-24
Panic Man 3> Track Info

Scary, Dark
2015-10-18
2015-10-15
Secret Soldiers> Track Info

Epic, Action, Scary, Dark, Rock
2015-10-11
2015-10-07
2015-10-04
2015-08-21
2015-07-28
2015-07-26
Looking For Trouble> Track Info

Action, Dark, Epic, Scary, Rock
2015-07-04
2015-04-20
2015-04-12
2015-03-01
2015-02-08
2015-01-01
2014-08-03
2014-06-03
2014-05-28
2014-03-29
Training Journey> Track Info

Sad, Dark
2014-03-16
2014-02-07
2013-11-05
2013-11-03
2013-10-18
2013-09-10
Epic Trailer Build 2> Track Info

Epic, Dark, Sad
2013-02-10
A Search For The Hidden> Track Info

Mysterious, Scary, Action, Dark
2012-12-30
Epic Drums Part 1> Track Info

Dark, Dramatic Drums
2012-11-05
2012-11-05
2012-10-09
2012-05-21