Opium of the Masses

Opium of the Masses

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Opium of the Masses is a hard hitting three piece rock outfit from Cork. The band is completely devoted to their music and have the talent and drive to achieve anything.

Biography

Opium of the Masses formed in early 2005. They comprise of Eddie Pepper on Vocals and Lead Guitar, Kieran McCarthy on Bass Guitar and Daniel Meany on Drums. With influences such as Muse, Gun’s n’ Roses, Audioslave, Queens of the Stone Age, Rage Against the Machine, Interpol and even Dire Straits, they fuse deep, raw riffs with classic guitar bass-lines that will tear even the most sedate observer off their seat.

Over the last twelve months Opium of the Masses have been gathering a lot of momentum on the Cork live music scene. Playing in great venues such as Sinners, Cubiculo, Fred Zeppelins and Cyprus Avenue their stage presence and charismatic performances set them apart from many other aspiring bands. Opium of the Masses has been described as having the ability to create a much bigger and more powerful sound than is expected of a three piece band. The originality of their music attracts interest and respect from all those who appreciate rock music at its very best.

The band has an undying devotion and passion for their music which is clearly conveyed in their songs. The dedication of the band and the sacrifices they made to create such unique and adrenalin pumping sounds are a testament to these three musicians who are intent on making a name for themselves in the industry. From the interest the band is gathering it looks like Opium of the Masses are destined to achieve great things.

Opium of the Masses is a band with all the attributes to rouse and satiate the musical appetites of any audience.

Discography

Opium of the Masses have as yet not released any material. They have had two tracks played on a local Cork pirate radio station and have had a track played on Corks Red Fm.

Set List

1. Intro
2. Freedom
3. Too Much to Take
4. Reasons
5. Realise
6. Something's Missing
7. Gone Too Far
8. Fall to Pieces
9. Silent Screams
10. Slipping Away
11. Kill The Gun
12. Outro

All songs were written and arranged by Opium of the Masses. The set is just over an hour in length.