Ever Wondered What Instrument Makes All Those Creepy Horror Movie Sounds? Mystery Solved!

This piece of hardware may look like something you’d find on a junkyard or a piece of modern art, and even though you may not have seen it before chances are you’ve heard it dozens of times.

This is actually an instrument designed by sound effects artist for one specific task – making that spooky atmosphere you can see in most horror movies. True, you can’t play any songs on it but there’s no other instrument in the world that can make the tiny hairs on your neck stand up. It does look pretty unintimidating, but wait till you hit it with a metal rod.

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