Imperia (band)

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Imperia at Tuska 2007.JPG
Imperia playing at the Tuska Open Air Metal Festival in 2007.
Background information
OriginInternational (Norway, Finland, Germany, Belgium)
Years active2004–present
LabelsMassacre Records
MembersGerry Verstrecken
Stefan "Steve" Wolz
Jan "Örkki" Yrlund
Helena Iren Michaelsen
Past membersJohn Stam
Audun Grønnestad

Imperia is a symphonic metal band. The group was formed in 2004 by Norwegian singer Helena Iren Michaelsen following her dismissal from Dutch band Sahara Dust (currently known as Epica). The band is a true cross-border unit of musicians originating from different European countries: Norway, Finland, Germany and Belgium.


Current members
Past members
  • John Stam – Guitars (2003-2010)
  • Audun Grønnestad – Keyboards, orchestration (2003-2010)


Studio Albums


  • Let Down (2011)

Compilation Albums

  • Queen of Passion (2013)

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