Release: Memoira – Carnival of Creation
Release Date: September 25th 2020
Record label: Inverse Records
Genre: Symphonic gothic metal
MEMOIRA hails from Pori/Jyväskylä, Finland, playing symphonic/ gothic metal. Already released two albums world wide (Memoira 2009 through Nightmare records and Memories, Tragedies, Masquerades 2012 as a self-release) and after a four-year hiatus, the band is releasing their third album Carnival Of Creationthrough Inverse Records. In addition to the previously released two singles “Dawn Of Time” and “Queen Element”, the band is also releasing a new single of the title track “Carnival Of Creation”, which is also accompanied by a music video.
MEMOIRA is known for it’s melancholic melodies and powerful guitar riffs, combining symphonic atmosphere with beautiful female vocals by Annika Jalkanen (FOR SELENA AND SIN). The guitars are handled by Hannu Lindholm (DARK TONE COMPANY) and the founding member Jani Puusa. The other founding member is behind the keyboards and piano, Lassi Nuolivaara. The lower end on bass is handled by Niko Laaksonen (RANDY RECKLESS, BLOWTORCH, RORSCHACH) and the drums are being handled by Matti Virtanen (DARK TONE COMPANY, CONCRETE WORDS, ANOMALY).
Carnival Of Creation will be released on September 25th 2020 with upcoming shows supporting the release. MEMOIRA is planning to head out to Europe this fall.
Pre-order Carnival of Creation CD: https://bit.ly/2X69COa
01. Dawn of Time
02. Carnival of Creation
03. Queen Element
04. Hunter’s Moon
05. Dark Passenger
06. Shooting Star
08. Crimson Bride Symphony
Jani Puusa – Guitar
Hannu Lindholm – Guitar
Lassi Nuolivaara – Keyboards & Piano
Niko Laaksonen – Bass
Matti Virtanen – Drums