1. Imperia was founded by the ex-singer of Trail of Tears and Sahara Dust, (currently named Epica) Helena Iren Michaelsen. Imperia can be defined as an atmospheric metal band with strong opera influences. Helena collected some fine musicians around her who have built up their skills by playing in various bands for years.
Helena Iren Michaelsen - Vocals and choir.
Steve Wolz - Drum.
John Stam - Guitar.
Gerry Verstreken - Bas.
Jan “Örkki” Yrlund - Guitar.