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The Everlasting Frontier - Imagination's Swing (2022)[]

The song "Imagination's Swing" by Prog Symphonic Metal Project "The Everlasting Frontier", being partially inspired by the Dune novels, strongly resembles the Paul's visions from the depths of the desert. The Lyric Video is also kept in an vary Dune-like atmosphere.

The Everlasting Frontier - Imagination's Swing [Official Lyric Video] - YouTube

DVNE - Asheran (2017)[]

Scottish Progressive Sludge band heavily influnced by the works of Frank Herbert though with few if any direct references to the Dune universe.  Tracklisting:

  1. The Crimson Path
  2. Viridian Bloom
  3. Thirst
  4. Descent of the Asheran
  5. Sunsets Grace
  6. Rite of Seven Mournings
  7. Edenfall
  8. Scion

Bandcamp | Spotify | YouTube

leafdrinker - remnants (2017)[]

The songs "water of life" and "lisan al gaib" utilize references to Herbert's novels to illustrate the album's story of falling into psychosis.


  1. water of life
  2. acid queen
  3. lisan al gaib
  4. floors
  5. signal
  6. with us
  7. remnants
  8. walls
  9. still

Distant Sun - God Emperor (2016)[]

Lyric video on YouTube [1]

Distant Sun - Kill the Fremen (2015)[]

Lyric video on YouTube [2]

Die Fantastischen Vier[]

  1. Krieger
  2. Millionen Legionen

The Sounds Of Spice[]

Sounds Of Spice (2013)


  1. Paul Muad'Dib
  2. Bene Gesserit Babe
  3. The Empires Fist
  4. Hey Alia
  5. Makers Of The Spice
  6. Lil' Leto


Geidi Primes (2010)


  1. Caladan
  2. Sardaukar Levenbrech
  3. Zoal, Face Dancer
  4. Rosa
  5. Avi
  6. Feyd Rautha Dark Heart
  7. Gambang
  8. Venus In Fleurs
  9. Grisgris
  10. Shadout Mapes
  11. Beast Infection

nero - The Dune Concept Album (1999)[]

Temporary Residence Limited ‎– TRR 11


1 Shai Hulud 3:50
2 St. Alia Of The Kinfe 4:15
3 Ring Of Atreides 4:29
4 Chani 3:35
5 Feyd Rautha 3:10
6 Imperial Conditioning 2:19
7 Melange 5:18
8 Kwizzach Haderach 17:49

Dune - The Spice (1995)[]

A track on the eponymous 1995 album "Dune".  The lyrics are taken from the opening monologue of the 1984 Dune movie.

Sandrider []

Sandrider (2012)


  1. Children
  2. The Corpse
  3. Crysknife
  4. Voices
  5. Paper
  6. The Judge
  7. Scatter


Godhead (2013)


  1. Ruiner
  2. Castle
  3. Tides
  4. Gorgon
  5. Godhead
  6. Overwatch
  7. Champions
  8. Scalpel
  9. Beast
  10. Traveler

Sleep []

"Giza Butler" (2018, The Sciences).

The Kiefsatz Hasherach now takes the Bong Jabbar
Rifftual commences 'round the tree stump altar
Bong Water of Life anoints the Muad' Doob messiah

Dave Matthews (keyboardist) - Dune (1977)[]

Note: Not the well known Dave Matthews.


  1. Dune, Part I - Arrakis
  2. Dune, Part II - Sandworms
  3. Dune, Part III - Song of the Bene Gesserit
  4. Dune, Part IV - Muad'Dib
  5. Space Oddity
  6. Silent Running
  7. Princess Leia's Theme (from Star Wars)
  8. Main Theme From Star Wars

Richard Pinhas - Chronolyse (1978)[]


  1. Sur Le Theme De Bene Gesserit I
  2. Sur Le Theme De Bene Gesserit II
  3. Sur Le Theme De Bene Gesserit III
  4. Sur Le Theme De Bene Gesserit IV
  5. Sur Le Theme De Bene Gesserit V
  6. Sur Le Theme De Bene Gesserit VI
  7. Sur Le Theme De Bene Gesserit VII
  8. Duncan Idaho
  9. Paul Atreides

Klaus Schulze - Dune (1979)[]


  1. Dune (29:52)
  2. Shadows of Ignorance (26:20)

Other Klaus Schulze Dune-related Tracks[]

  1. Melange (7:00) on La vie électronique, Vol. 16
  2. Sons of the Desert (16:51) on La vie électronique, Vol. 13
  3. Frank Herbert (10:40) on X - Volume 1

Z (aka Zed, Bernard Szajner) - Visions of Dune (1979)[]


Brain ‎– BRAIN 660.050

  1. Dune
  2. Bashar
  3. Thufir Hawat
  4. Sardaukar
  5. Bene Gesserit
  6. Shai-Hulud
  7. Fremen
  8. Harkonnen
  9. Adab
  10. Gom Jabbar
  11. Ibad
  12. Kwisatz Haderach

Tracklist (2014 reissue)[]

InFine 63686 (via Bleep)

  1. Dune
  2. Bashar
  3. Thufir Hawat
  4. Sardaukar
  5. Bene Gesserit
  6. Shai-Hulud
  7. The Duke (bonus track)
  8. Fremen
  9. Harkonnen
  10. Adab
  11. Gom Jabbar
  12. Ibad
  13. Kwisatz Haderach
  14. Spice (bonus track)

Dün - Eros (1981)[]


  1. L'Epice
  2. Arrakis
  3. Bitonio
  4. Eros
  5. Bitonio (Alternate Version)
  6. Arrakis (Alternate Version)
  7. Eros (Alternate Version)
  8. Acoustic Fremen

Iron Maiden - To Tame a Land (1983)[]

A track on their 1983 album Piece of Mind, it was originally going to be called simply "Dune", but when Steve Harris requested permission, Frank Herbert's agent told him, "No. Because Frank Herbert doesn't like rock bands, particularly heavy rock bands, and especially rock bands like Iron Maiden"


He is the king of all the land
In the Kingdom of the sands
Of a time tomorrow.

He rules the sandworms and the Fremen
In a land amongst the stars
Of an age tomorrow.

He is destined to be a King
He rules over everything
On the land called planet Dune.

Bodywater is your life
And without it you would die
On the desert the planet Dune.

Without a stillsuit you would fry
On the sands so hot and dry
In a world called Arrakis.

It is a land that's rich in spice
The sandriders and the "mice"
That they call the "Muad'Dib".

He is the Kwizatz Haderach.
He is born of Caladan
And will take the Gom Jabbar.

He has the power to foresee
Or to look into the past
He is the ruler of the stars

The time will come for him
to lay claim his crown,
And then the foe yes
they'll be cut down,
You'll see he'll be the
best that there's been,
Messiah supreme
true leader of men,
And when the time
for judgement's at hand
Don't fret he's strong
and he'll make a stand,
Against evil and fire
That spreads through the land,
He has the power to make it all end.

Tom Smith - Crystal Gayle Killed Frank Herbert (1986)[]

After Crystal Gayle's "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue" written by Richard Leigh.


The spice melange, it's so cinnamon sweet,
I put it on most everything I eat.
It's addictive, too,
And don't it make my brown eyes blue.

Dad got control over all that spice,
But Baron Harkonnen had him iced --
Tried to kill me, too,
And don't it make my brown eyes,
Don't it make my brown eyes,
Don't it make my brown eyes blue.

So me and my mother ran away across Dune,
Got found by the Fremen, not a moment too soon,
They said it was easier to leave us behind,
But if we went with them, it would stillsuit them fine.

Now I'm dreamin' of a huge jihad,
And the Fremen all think I'm God --
Maybe I do, too,
And don't it make my brown eyes,
Don't it make my brown eyes,Don't it make my brown eyes blue.

Dog Without Warning - Weirding Way[]

Available to stream online at BandCamp.com. Not yet on their YouTube channel.


strolled down to the indie book
store cat in the window, sign on the door

says "Theatrical Readings" coming Thursday

too bad that's the night that I role play

glide down the aisle past the Orphan's Tales

towards collectibles and rare book sales

that's when I see her smiling at me
and somewhere in my head yes I heard her plea

She keeps looking at me with that weirding way

Say the litany against fear and I watch her sway

come back to my sietch and give my baliset a strum

our breeding program, yeah it's just begun

Close the Asimov in my hands

move round the corner of the trade paper stands

then a tiny worry nags me

where does she stand on the legacy?

Cause Brian ain't his dad

and there's no co-author to be had

that I'll see as more than a mouse

and the canon closes at "Chapterhouse"

She keeps looking at me with that weirding way

Say the litany against fear and I watch her sway

come back to my seitch and give my baliset a strum

our breeding program, yeah it's just begun

Blind Guardian - Traveler in Time (1990)[]

The Blind Guardian album "Tales from the Twilight World" has a song about Muad'dib called "Traveler in time".

The morning sun of Dune The morning sun of Dune The holy war's Waiting for The morning sun The morning sun The morning sun The morning sun The morning sun of Dune There's no tomorrow The apparation of this land and it's dream Makes me feel I have seen it before I can taste there is life Everywhere you can find In the desert of my life I see it again and again And again, again, again, again Dark tales has brought the Dijahd Like whispering echoes in the wind And I'm million miles from home Traveler in time Knowing that there's no rhyme Traveler in time Knowing that there's no rhyme The morning sun is near First light of dawn is here The morning sun is near again The Fremen sing that Their kingdom will come And I'm the leading one Battlefields on our crusade Filled with Sardokaurs Killing machines crying In raising fear they're hiding Where do we go now? So where is the way? When I'm a million miles from home Traveler in time Knowing that there's no rhyme Traveler in time Knowing that there's no rhyme The morning sun I feel All pain and sorrow The apparation of my words in these days Makes me feel I have told them before All my plans will come true I'll control destiny In the desert of my life I've seen it again and again By my dreams I must find a way To stop the raging war I've to choose now I will leave My body and seek And time will stand still When I have to leave My body and find A way back to the world I love When I'm a million miles from home Traveler in time Knowing that there's no rhyme Traveler in time Knowing that there's no rhyme Traveler in time

Read more: BLIND GUARDIAN - TRAVELER IN TIME LYRICS==Ego Likeness== The Water to the Dead album (2004) includes the following song of the same name:


Step lightly over me
When I'm given to the ground
Keep in your memory
Where they lay me down

Let rain wash over me
Wash away the years of filth
Swallowing my memory
Wash it down with bitter guilt
Giving water to the dead
Drink what I used to be
Now the cup's gone sour
Since you've tasted me
You misplaced your tiny gods
Lost them to the ground
Let them suffocate with me
In the place they lay me down
Step lightly over me
Watch the hollow in the ground
This space left blank for you
Next to where they lay me down
Giving water to the dead
Drink what I used to be
Now the cup's gone sour
Since you've tasted me

BassDbler - Slow Blade Penetrates the Shield (2011)[]


  1. Atrocity Arms The Future
  2. Ix
  3. Long Live The Fighters
  4. The Scattering
  5. Ghanima
  6. My Own Name Is A Killing Word
  7. Battle With Face Dancers
  8. Fish Speaker
  9. Siaynoq
  10. Erasamus
  11. Malky Is Coming
  12. What Is Mine Is Thine

BassDbler - Machine & Ghola (2015)[]

Based on Heretics of Dune[]


  1. Arafel - The Cloud Darkness At The End Of The Universe
  2. Dar-es-Balat
  3. Sayyadina
  4. Shaitan, Go!
  5. The Universe Has Moved Beyond You
  6. The Priests!
  7. Other Memories
  8. The No-Ship Came In Low Over Rakian Sands
  9. S'tori Exists Without Words, Without Even A Name
  10. The Duncan Ghola I - You Have One Awareness Here
  11. The Duncan Ghola II - You Are My Bashar
  12. The Duncan Ghola III - I Am Moving With Dangerous Speed

BassDbler - The Universe Is Ours (2017)[]

Based on Navigators of Dune


  1. Synchronised Empire
  2. I Am The First Navigator
  3. The Unexpected Is Not Always A Surprise
  4. I Want To Show You Many Things
  5. Kill Him, and I Kill You
  6. Time Of Titans
  7. The Universe Is Ours
  8. There Are Many Paths To Victory
  9. We Live In A Legendary Time (Coda)
  10. Malky Is Coming (redux)
  11. Ghanima (redux)
  12. Long Live the Fighters (redux)

BassDbler - May His Passing Cleanse the World (2020)[]


  1. The Vision of Time Is Broad
  2. Only Waves and Motions
  3. The Willow Submits to the Wind
  4. A Place Is Only A Place
  5. With Eye & Claw
  6. All States Are Abstractions

Astral Projection - Dancing Galaxy (1997) LP, Israel's Psychedelic Trance EP (1996)[]

Dune referenced in multiple tracks on the 1997 album "Dancing Galaxy". All instances are samples from the Lynch movie.

1. Track: "Dancing Galaxy"; also its remix (Track 8) "Ambient Galaxy (Disco Valley Mix)"

"The spice extends life, the spice expands consciousness.
The spice is vital to space travel.
Travel without moving.'"

3. Track: "Soundform"

"Some thoughts have a certain sound, that being equal to a form."

4. Track: "No-One Ever Dreams"

"...my feelings"
"no-one dreamed..."
"so beautiful"
"the dream unfolds"

Additionally Astral Projection/MSG split EP sampled the movie on their 1996 EP "Israel's Psychedelic Trance" in one track (it's by MFG).

2. The Sleeper Must Awake

"now I truly control the worm and the spice"

Mechanical Poet - Eidoline: The Arrakeen Code[]

A 2008 concept album.

1. «Virus» 04:01
2. «Fantasies» 04:27
3. «Crawlers» 04:47
4. «Rain» 04:33
5. «Fremen» 02:54
6. «Frontline» 04:23
7. «Answers» 04:14
8. «Ghouls» 02:48
9. «God» 04:19
10. «Cathedral» 04:09
11. «Machines» 04:06
12. «Witches» 04:21
13. «Sands» 04:14
14. «Stars» 03:26

IX - System VII[]

IX released a concept album in 2014  based around a story set in the Dune universe.

  1. Breaking Faith - The machines betray their masters and so begins a war that lasts for a thousand years
  2. Recursive Functions - Imprisoned and alone, the mind of the last Thinking Machine begins a plot
  3. IX - A vision of the universe controlled by The Machines
  4. System VII (Part II) - The World of Men. The Imperial Arbiter travels to the holding facility
  5. Immortal - The patience of a mechanical mind, awaiting the captor incarnate
  6. System VII (Part III) - In which the arbiter is killed and converted to a digital echo within the mind of System VII
  7. Flesh Vat - Human flesh rendered into the building blocks of a new breed of machines
  8. The Machine (Parts I-III) - The combination of pure digital intelligence and biological matter forged to form System VII
  9. IXIAN Archive Entry 119-27 - Excerpt from the great IXIAN archive
  10. Serena's Lament - System VII, no longer the last of its kind, remembers the death of Serena's child and ponders the fate of its newly born offspring
  11. Division by Zero - A new breed of intelligence moves through the Universe. The ecstacy of its escape lingers as a digitial cacophony of impossible mental processes
  12. Master Race - The beginning of the second Age of the Machines
  13. Disparity Field (CD only) - Construction of the Disparity Engine and the signal marking the end of the universe.

Available on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, Spotify etc. via www.ixband.co.uk

Juno Reactor – Beyond The Infinite (1995)[]

Samples the Lynch movie

7. Rotorblade

"Precise control" 

Also features the "killing voice" as a sample.


Dune inspired soundscapes for the novel. https://stoneburnerdune.bandcamp.com/

Star One - Sandrider (2002)[]

The track is on Star One's 2002 album Space Metal.


I have seen vision in a waking dream

I have seen places man has never seen

Am I the one to fulfill the prophecy

On the desert planet in our galaxy

Sandrider, stormfighter

Unlock the chains and set us free

Sandrider, uniter

Guide us the way and make us see

I have seen navigators bridging space

I have seen the baron and his evil ways

Forging plans against the planet’s nomad tribes

And in this dream I‘ve seen my father die

Drink the water of life

The sleeper comes alive

Drink the water of life

Only you’ll survive

I have seen the creatures in the desert sand

I have seen them yielding under my command

One day the universe will be cleansed

One day my father’s death will be avenged


Dune (1984)[]

Toto's score for David Lynch's 1984 film Dune.

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Dune: Spice Opera (1992)[]

Stéphane Picq and Philip Ulrich's soundtrack to the 1992 Dune video game released by Cryo Interactive.

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Dune (1997)[]

An expanded re-release of the Toto score for the 1984 film.

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Emperor: Battle for Dune (1998)[]

Soundtrack for Emperor: Battle for Dune, in three parts by Frank Klepacki, David Arkenstone and Jarrid Mendelson.

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Frank Herbert's Dune (2000)[]

Graeme Revell's score for the Frank Herbert's Dune TV miniseries.

Frank Herbert's Children of Dune (2003)[]

Score for the Children of Dune TV miniseries, by Brian Tyler .