Opium of the Masses

Opium of the Masses


Opium of the Masses are a hard hitting three piece rock outfit from the peoples republic. The band have an undying devotino and passion for their music which is clearly conveyed in their songs.


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 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.


The band as yet haven't released any music.

Set List

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

All songs are original, written and arranged by Opium of the Masses.