||A bunch of high-quality photos of IMPERIA, the new band fronted by former TRAIL OF TEARS singer Helena Iren Michaelsen, performing at Aalst Rockt in Aalst, Belgium on September 18 have been posted online at Datapix-Designs.com.
IMPERIA will release their debut album, "The Ancient Dance of Qetesh", in the Benelux on October 1 through Ebony Tears. The rest of Europe will follow a few weeks later. The CD was mixed at Franky's Recording Kitchen in Nieuwleusen, Holland. Audio samples of several cuts from the album be downloaded in MP3 format at this location.
IMPERIA recently announced the departures of guitarist Henri Sattler (GOD DETHRONED) and drummer Arjen van Weesenbeek (GOD DETHRONED). Replacing them in the band are Jan Yrlund (ex-ANCIENT RITES) and Steve Wolz (BETHLEHEM) on guitar and drums, respectively.