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Opius

From: Fond du Lac, WI, United States
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Opius Streaming New Album Online

Wisconsin act Opius has posted the "...This Was Meant To Be" album online, which can be heard over at Reverbnation, and a sampling of tracks from the release are also available in the player below. The band commented on its sound:

"Opius is a hard alternative-rock band, hailing from Wisconsin USA. With influences ranging from Tool to Faith No More to Mastadon, Opius has created a soundscape as unique as it is diverse. The music is dynamic and powerful, full of energy, and maintains a balancing act between catchy rhythms and melodies - grabbing the audience's attention and never letting it go."

The album's track listing is as follows:

1. What I Want
2. Vicious
3. Fire
4. Die 2 Nite
5. The Mirror
6. Facecrusher
7. Another Tragedy
8. Black
9. Angel
10. Nothin' Good
11. End of the Game
12. Stutter More...

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Opius Seeking Bass Player

Wisconsin's Opius has issued the following update about seeking a new bass player:

"Play bass? Know anyone who does?

"Opius is in the process of evolution, and getting ready to unleash on the scene. We now need to find a dedicated, talented bassist to join us, and we're well on our way... Contact us to see if you're the right one, and come make some noise!

"Horns High"

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Opius Streaming Entire New Album Online

Wisconsin based band Opius has issued the following announcement about streaming the entire new album "dimINnuendo" online at their MySpace page:

"It's been a long time in the making, but 'dimINnuendo' is finally finished! I held back a couple tracks for the next cd, which is about 2/3 complete in the writing. I plan to begin production on it in a few months. In the meantime, I hope you enjoy 'dimINnuendo.' I'm quite satisfied with how it turned out, considering what I've got to work with. I may post other non-cd tracks now and then, just to give you something new periodically. You'll just have to keep your eyes out for those. If you're interested in a copy on disc, let me know!"

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Opius Streaming Pink Floyd Cover Online

Wisconsin's Opius is currently streaming a cover of "Another Brick In The Wall Part 2" by Pink Floyd on their MySpace page. The cover is from the band's upcoming debut full-length album "DimINnuendo."

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Opius Streaming New Song "Angel" Online

Wisconsin's Opius is currently streaming a new track online titled "Angel." The song can be heard at the band's MySpace page. "Angel" is off the upcoming album "dimINnuendo" which is set to be released later this month.

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Opius Streaming Two New Songs Online

Wisconsin based one man band Opius is currently streaming two new songs online from the upcoming album "dimINnuendo." The tracks "The Mirror" and "Die 2 Nite" can be heard on the band's MySpace page. Opius has announced that new songs will be posted from "dimINnuendo" every few days until its release on July 4th.

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Opius Streaming New Song "Shallow" Online

Wisconsin based one man band Opius is currently streaming the song "Shallow" online at the band's MySpace page. "Shallow" is from the upcoming album "dimINnuendo," which will be released as a free torrent on July 4th. Opius also issued the following statement about seeking musicians for live shows:

"Opius is in need of a good bassist, a badass drummer, and possibly a second guitarist, for live shows. Once there is a good live band organized, there are many many great gigs ready to play... Get ahold of me here, or email me at: opius@live.com"

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Opius Streaming New Song "Beckoning" Online

Wisconsin based one man band Opius is currently streaming the song "Beckoning" online at the band's MySpace page. The track is from the upcoming album "dimINnuendo," which will be released on July 4th.

The track listing for the album will be as follows:

1. Die Tonight
2. Angel
3. The Mirror
4. Found My Way
5. Suffocate (My Fire)
6. Shallow
7. Before I Break
8. Beckoning
9. Another Brick

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