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Alternative metal is an eclectic form of heavy metal music that gained popularity in the early 1990s alongside grunge. It is characterized by some heavy metal trappings (most notably heavy riffs), but usually with a pronounced experimental edge, including unconventional lyrics, odd time signatures, more syncopation than typical metal, unusual technique, a resistance to conventional approaches to heavy music and an incorporation of a wide range of influences outside of the metal music scene.

The term is used as a very loose categorization, but is usually used to describe artists playing a style of rock music which is considered a unique approach to Grunge music, but still play heav ...
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WHEN STARS ARE WEEPING - (by Jaclyn Bradley Palmer)  Year: 2002
Jaclyn Bradley Palmer Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Metal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
761440 4:13 Medium 120 USD $89.95  


BURNING EVERYTHING AROUND ACID RAIN PHASE 2 - (by David X Gabriel)  Year: 2015
David X Gabriel Hard Rock Metal Punk Alternative Death Metal Heavy Progressive Industrial New Wave Garage Musical Movie Song, Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Metal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
724197 3:20 Mixed 150 USD $50.95  


LIBRE - (by Leandro Achinelli)  Year: 2015
Leandro Achinelli Spacey electric guitars, electronic pads and synthesizers introduce a heavy hard Nu-Metal song. Distorted guitars, consistent drums and melodic vocals throughout the song are followed by an outstanding solo with guttural backing vocals. Videogames, movie soundtracks, commercials, TV series, radio. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Metal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
13 Mixes Available
722477 4:26 Medium 120 USD $117.95  


KORNFLY - (by Julian Angel)  Year: 2014
Julian Angel High-quality midtempo Nu Rock / Nu Metal track with a syncopated groove, similar to Korn and Limp Bizkit. Features low-tuned distorted guitars and clean open chords. Calm middle section with oriental harmony guitars. Great entrance theme for fighters, wrestlers and boxers. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Metal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
721957 2:27 Med Slow 99 USD $114.95  


BEHEMOTH - (by Julian Angel)  Year: 2011
Julian Angel Clumsy and dark doom metal track that emphasizes the movements of heavy machinery such as excavators, big caterpillars, pump jacks etc. Also a great fit for war, tanks, horror films, monsters and other big scary creatures. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Metal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
721931 1:50 Slow 75 USD $101.95  


CAN'T STAND THE TRUTH (INSTRUMENTAL) - (by Erdin)  Year: 2011
Erdin This hard stoner rock track begins with an ethnic intro. Main part is a fusion of heavy riffs on distorted electric guitar and experimental electronic sounds. Whole thing is a furious and angry act of revolt against the truth. It's wicked, savage, uncompromising but helpless against thoughts beyond. Instrumental, Rock, Hard Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Hard Rock
654362 3:43 Mixed 126 USD $108.00  
Variation (album version) - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
717620 3:42 Mixed 126 USD $84.00  


RECOVERY (V) - (by CMDess)  Year: 2003
CMDess Recovery comes from the NuMetal era of the CMDess production spectrum. Heavily inspired by top metal instrumentation of the 90ies. Vocals by CMDess. Fits with dark scenes, dark themes, angry conspiracies and such. No Recovery. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Metal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Vocal Version) - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
Mature & Explicit Lyrics
692158 2:47 Med Slow 90 USD $151.33  
Variation (No Vocal) - Indie Rock, Alt Dance
703224 2:48 Med Slow 90 USD $110.21  


DYSFUNCTIONAL - (by The Crossing)  Year: 2014
The Crossing A bold, strong, and electrifying track featuring guitar, bass, drums, modern synthesizers and fx. Combining rock, electronica, and hip hop elements, this track works well with many themes; sports, crime, action, adventure, investigation, science, technology and drama. Instrumental, Rock, Electronic Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Electronic Rock
645499 1:53 Med Slow 95 USD $118.95  
Stinger - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
645503 0:04 Med Slow 95 USD $18.95  
30sec - Action, Impending Rock & Metal
645501 0:31 Med Slow 95 USD $47.95  
60sec - Sports, Sports Network TV Rock
645500 1:01 Med Slow 95 USD $72.95  
15sec - Dangerous, Dramatic Chase
645502 0:16 Med Slow 95 USD $21.95  


PASSIVE EXISTENCE - (by Shadrick Beechem)  Year: 2014
Shadrick Beechem A fast and unforgiving extreme metal track featuring B tuned guitars and basses with blistering fast technical riffs, shredding and polyrythmic breakdowns accompanied by relentless drums. Perfect for extreme sports highlights or video games! Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Metal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
634346 2:09 Fast 150 USD $74.95  
60sec - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
634347 0:48 Fast 150 USD $47.95  
30sec - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
634348 0:39 Fast 150 USD $37.95  
60sec - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
634349 0:44 Fast 150 USD $37.95  


AN ETHEREAL VOICE - (by Shadrick Beechem)  Year: 2013
Shadrick Beechem A heavy and progressive power metal track that has a bold and leading feeling to it, with fast paced poly-rhythmic patterns and bold heavy riffs that transition into a ethereal melodic section that bursts into a climactic ending. Perfectly suited for video games and action scenes. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Metal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
632747 1:43 Med Slow 90 USD $74.95  
60sec A - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
632748 0:43 Med Slow 90 USD $37.95  
60sec B - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
632749 1:01 Med Slow 90 USD $54.95  


JOURNEY ON THE FIREWORLD - (by Nick Voronchikhin)  Year: 2011
Nick Voronchikhin Crossing post-metal and breaks styles, distorted power guitars, heavy metal elements acoustic guitar electric texture arrange sliding, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Metal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
624067 5:17 Medium 120 USD $119.95  


ELEGANT METAL - (by Ethereal Motion)  Year: 2013
Ethereal Motion A modern rock song that starts out beautiful and elegant but ends with primal power and energy. Each section gradually gets bigger till the ending climax. Soaring electric guitar melody and harmonies with flowing synth strings. Groovy bass and spacious guitar rhythms make for a huge sound. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Metal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
609417 2:36 Med Slow 84 USD $70.95  
Variation A (No Melody ) - Rock, Progressive Rock
609418 2:36 Med Slow 84 USD $70.95  
Variation B (No Synths) - Rock, Progressive Rock
609419 2:36 Med Slow 84 USD $70.95  


WASTE - (by Robert Cole Band)
Robert Cole Band Mellow opening gives way to a super heavy drum and bass groove, distorted guitars and a powerful male vocal. Track breaks down midway to a beautiful refrain of the beginning and then rocks out once again! Builds to a powerful ending with a gut-wrenching male vocal scream! Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Metal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
574515 4:03 Medium 120 USD $149.95  
Variation (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Grunge
574512 4:03 Medium 120 USD $149.95  


NINE INCH DAGGERS - (by Ron Komie)  Year: 2012
Ron Komie Raw unbridled testosterone runs wild in this hard rock track featuring wild guitars, slamming drums and pulsing bass. Escape into insanity! Great for intense chase, action, escape scenes. fire gothic grand heavy huge intense escape run, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Metal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
605695 0:57 Med Slow 83 USD $244.00  


IN OVER OUR HEADS - (by Evens Colas)  Year: 2012
Evens Colas This track with voicebox is perfect for a film scene with danger, attitude and charisma. It's a driving, mean, wicked, bad heavy metal for motor sports, extreme sports, and other heavy action spots. Great for advertising bikes, leathers, boots, sunglasses and parties to bad boys and girls. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Metal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
555645 2:12 Med Slow 100 USD $101.95  
Variation A (No Rhythm Guitar) - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
555661 2:12 Med Slow 100 USD $101.95  
Variation B (No FX No Rhythm Gtr) - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
555662 2:11 Med Slow 100 USD $101.95  
Variation C (No SFX) - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
555663 2:11 Med Slow 100 USD $101.95  


IN GOD WE TRUST - (by Evens Colas)  Year: 2012
Evens Colas Driving, mean, wicked, bad heavy metal for motorsports, extreme sports, and other heavy action spots. Also for advertising bikes, leathers, boots, sunglasses and parties to bad boys and girls. Perfect for a film scene looking for danger, attitude and charisma. Sons of Anarchy, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Metal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
555438 2:11 Med Slow 100 USD $101.95  
Variation A (No SFX) - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
555445 2:11 Med Slow 100 USD $101.95  
Variation B (Low Guitars) - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
555449 2:12 Med Slow 100 USD $101.95  
Variation C (Low Guitars No SFX) - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
555450 2:12 Med Slow 100 USD $101.95  


EXTREME BEAUTY - (by Ethereal Motion)  Year: 2012
Ethereal Motion A beautiful yet ultimately powerful and bashing instrumental power rock song. Starts off with pounding real drum loops, arppeggiated synth loops and grinding bass. Going into the next sections give the listener a brutal beauty of flowing synths, powerful electric guitar lines. Heavy and beautiful, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Metal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
510586 2:27 Fast 150 USD $130.95  


PASSIONATE WAYS OF ROCK (FULL LENGTH) - (by D. Silverstone)  Year: 2011
D. Silverstone Tenacious and Reflective, Strong passionate Rock music. dramatic, Hypnotic, Tense, Big and bluesy. Full Rock Band Playing Heavy Electric Guitar riffs, Deep Bass and Poignant Hammond Licks. Ideal for Films, indie Modern underscore, TV theme, dark pending action, youth and Melancholic dramas. Instrumental, Dangerous, Edgy Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
9 Mixes Available
485728 2:30 Medium 120 USD $201.95  


SEVEN FIGHTERS (INTENSE) - (by D. Silverstone)  Year: 2011
D. Silverstone Strong, Straight forward and intense HardRock. Young, fresh, energizing and stimulating Grunge electric guitars band. Sparse direct jam composition. Mix of white fighters Stripes and pearl atmosphere. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Metal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
455223 1:18 Med Fast 130 USD $74.95  
Loop - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
455224 0:43 Med Fast 130 USD $44.95  
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
455225 2:23 Med Fast 130 USD $104.95  
60sec - Indie Rock, Grunge
455222 1:00 Med Fast 130 USD $63.95  


RISE UP - (by Robert Neary)  Year: 2010
Robert Neary Edgy "Rage against the machine" style alternative Hard Rock with attitude! Ideal for Movies and TV shows as well as documentaries and background source music. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Metal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
445448 2:11 Medium 120 USD $172.95  


LIFT - (by The Crossing)  Year: 2010
The Crossing A driving, churning, powerful piece, fully orchestrated with guitar, bass, drums, and synthesizers. Works well with action film scenes and trailers. Also works well with high end advertising such as automotive and technology. Good for mystery, suspense, battle, competition, and sports highlights. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Metal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
10 Mixes Available
436744 1:37 Med Slow 102 USD $135.95  


EXTREME SPORTS 1 - 30:SEC HARD ROCK - (by Filmmusic Group)  Year: 2010
Filmmusic Group Intense guitar driven track dripping with heavy riffs on drums and bass. Great for any production needing loads of energy. Energy levels build to an exciting climax. Great for 30 seconds extreme sports, advertisements, action or fight scenes. Anything energetic ! Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Metal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
434293 0:37 Med Slow 99 USD $78.95  


CRYIN' FROM A SMACKDOWN - (by Cruciform)  Year: 2010
Cruciform Hard rock cue for reality TV, films, commercials. With an uptempo driving beat and punchy rhythm this short track will suitably underscore boys behaving badly, partying hard, extreme sports, metal attitude, heavy rock concerts, general misbehaviour! Sounds like Godsmack, System of a Down, Slipknot, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Metal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
421118 1:14 Fast 160 USD $103.95  


KICK 'EM WHEN THEY'RE DOWN - (by Cruciform)  Year: 2010
Cruciform Hard rock cue for reality TV, films, commercials. With an uptempo driving beat and heavy staccato rhythm this short track will suitably underscore boys behaving badly, partying hard, extreme sports, metal attitude, heavy rock concerts, general misbehaviour! Sounds like Godsmack, System of a Down, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Metal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Metal
421115 1:22 Very Fast 180 USD $115.95  


BIG METAL EVENT - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Heavy duty metal type rock and roll track, dark and powerful. Terrific for video games, MTV type extreme sports, commericals advertising products primarily aimed at young males, even can be interperted as slightly satanic. Fights, drugs, losing control, etc. Pulsating rock track. Artist Henry Gorman, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Metal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Metal  
408302 1:48 Med Fast 131 USD $135.95  


NIGHT CHASER - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Dirty rock metal track, Henry Gorman, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Metal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Metal  
408240 1:50 Med Fast 131 USD $136.95  
Variation (Underscore) - Action, Intense Rock  
408241 1:10 Med Fast 132 USD $112.95  


SNAKE PITT - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Blockbuster film rock track, Henry Gorman, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Metal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Metal  
408199 1:23 Medium USD $119.95  
Stinger (Big Hits) - Indie Rock, Alt Metal  
408227 0:57 Medium USD $90.95  
Bed (No Build) - Indie Rock, Alt Metal  
408200 0:55 Medium USD $90.95  


AFTERMATH - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Atmospheric and symphonic classic rock type rock, rock operatic in style such as Yes, Emerson, Lake and Palmer, The Who's Tommy and similar projects. Orchestral with dynamic chanting type male vocals, works for anything with urgency and climactic finality. Driving rock metal track, Henry Gorman, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Metal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Metal  
408206 1:49 Fast 155 USD $136.95  
Variation (Underscore) - Indie Rock, Rocktronica  
408207 1:48 Fast 155 USD $135.95  

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