Imperium is an instrumental solo project by Adarsh Rangayyan from Calgary, Canada. Imperium's self-titled debut was released in 2009, followed by the second full-length album" MMX " in 2010. The music features thrash metal rhythms, melodic guitar leads, and progressive song structures. Influences include Metallica, Iron Maiden and Tool. The album was recorded by Jeff Muller at Alchemy Studio in Calgary, Canada.