Memoira - Biography


This is Memoira's new logo. It was used on their Curtain Call demo. It is unknown if it will be used on their upcoming album.

This logo was used for the duration of their debut album. From 2007 to 2010.


Memoira began its journey in the beginning of 2007, originally formed by the two guitarists Jani Haanpää and Marko Heurlin in 2001. They gathered together a group of various musicians who had played in different bands.

In 2008, Memoira released their self-titled debut album. A music video was made for the song "Liberation".

In 2010, Memoira parted ways with lead singer Jemina Pitkälä. Not long after Jemina's departure, the band welcomed in new lead singer Kati Rantala. Also in 2010 the band released three demos; "Curtain Call", "Puppeteer" and "Nightingale", to their MySpace page.

Memoria entered the studio to start recording their sophomore album in May 2011. Recording wrapped up in March 2012. After many delays the new album was officially announced on October 4, 2013. The album titled "Memories, Tragedies, Masquerades" will be released digitally on November 1, 2013, with a physical release later on with an unknown release date. The band also announced that they will not be releasing "Memories, Tragedies, Masquerades" through a record label, instead choosing to self-release it.