Opus Rex
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Opus Rex

London, Ontario, Canada | Established. Jan 01, 2014 | SELF

London, Ontario, Canada | SELF
Established on Jan, 2014
Band Metal Rock




"Walk the Walk, featuring Karl Sloman of Opus Rex"

“Karl Sloman and Graehme Floyd of Opus Rex are featured on Global TV in a local hero series titled Walk the Walk. In episode 1, featuring RUSH, The documentary casts a inspiring depiction of Karl's incredible work with disabled students and their band Trainwreck . Though his amazing work, Karl is granted the opportunity to meet legendary drummer Neil Peart of Rush, and both Graehme and Karl are offered front row tickets to the Rush concert.” - Global TV


Self Titled 3 Track EP



Opus Rex is a four-piece rock band that was founded on 20 December 2013. The four members consist of Christopher Alan Keener (Bass and Vocals), Graehme Floyd (Guitar and Backup Vocals), Tyse Burrows (Keyboards) and Karl Sloman (Drums/Percussion and Backup vocals). The four members, from London and St Thomas Ontario came together after having extensive experience in other bands. Each member was looking to find other musicians that had a common ability, drive and taste in music; Opus Rex was that result.

The band has a heavy sound, which is supported by complex music arrangements backed by meaningful lyrics. Chris vocals have been described as Chris Cornell meets Eddie Vedder meets Corey Taylor. Graehme lays down solid guitar riffs with soaring solo work, while Karl supports the band with strong rhythmic grooves and thundering bottom end drumming, this is topped off by Tyses full keyboard sounds that make the music rich and interesting in its style.

The bands name comes from the idea of Opus (artistic work) and Rex (king). We liked the sound of the name and went with it. We also had names like Speedicus Rex that made the short list as well. The Tyrannosaurus Rex made perfect sense as it represents power and aggression and has since become our mascot. Now we just have to find a live specimen for our videos!

The band has a strong belief in human rights along with social and political interests. The band prides itself on the fact th

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