Dream of an Opium Eater is a special collaboration originally created by invitation for Roskilde Festival.
For one hour on the evening of 07.07.07, a collection of horror films was
Since then the band has also appeared at the Carling Leeds Festival UK 2007,
Back in the old days, a pianist usually accompanied screenings of silent films. With Dream of an Opium Eater, a handful of ace metal musicians carry on this tradition. They play intense metal to a number of horror short films projected on a screen above them. In this way, they will bathe all ears and eyes in icy horror and fright. as the surreal and disturbing images on the screen find a parallel in the guitar-borne nightmare from the speakers..
The musicians are Ben Calvert from Killing Joke, Ivar S. Peersen from Enslaved,
[biog taken from Roskilde Festival programme]
HIGHLIGHTS FROM ROADBURN FESTIVAL:
'AUDITION' LIVE AT WACKEN FESTIVAL: