The 14-bis (Quatorze-bis), also known as Oiseau de proie (French for “bird of prey”), was a pioneer-era canard biplane designed and built by Brazilian inventor Alberto Santos-Dumont. On 23 October 1906, in Paris, France, it performed the first officially witnessed unaided takeoff and flight by a heavier-than-air aircraft.“  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santos-Dumont_14-bis

Imperia has issued the following brief announcement about gearing up to drop a new album this Fall via Massacre Records:

“The new Imperia album release date has now been set to October the 23th. The album will be released as a regular jewelcase and as a limited edition digipak (Massacre Records).

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