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Embraze

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Embraze was a gothic metal group from Kiiminki, Finland.

Embraze history

1994
– Lauri Tuohimaa, Ilkka Leskelä, Petri Henell and Mikko Aaltonen founded Embrace (with a ‘c’)

1995
– Mikko Aaltonen is out, welcome Juha Rytkönen. First gig in ”Against Drugs – event” supporting Generators. Recorded first demo “Allotria”. Heidi Määttä added to the roster.

1996

– Second demo “96” saw the daylight and gained some interest from record labels. That was pretty soon followed by third demo recorded in band’s rehearsal facilities with amobile studio equipment. The band achieved a 1 st place in a local rock talent contest.

1997
– Fourth demo “IV”. Rytkönen and Henell are out, welcome Janne Regelin and Janne Räsänen. Embrace came 2 nd in national rock championship which was followed the first TV appereance and interest from major Finnish labels. Record deal with Mastervox. The band is forced to change the name because there are same named group in England . Letter “C” turned to “Z” and EMBRAZE is ready to go.

1998
– Debut album “LAEH” was released. TV appereances and summer festivals.

1999
- Räsänen and Regelin are out. The band continued as a 3-piece for a while. Second album “Intense” was released in spring. Welcome Markus Uusitalo and Toni Kaisto. TV and festival appereances. Lauri did his military service.

2000

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  • crimsonstigmata

    I still love them ^^

    19 Dec 2013 Reply
  • catacombs_store

    Embraze was a great band, too bad they called it quits. :(

    13 Apr 2012 Reply
  • deslich

    No suenan mal

    26 Dec 2011 Reply
  • BokhanMax

    It's great band!

    24 Jul 2011 Reply
  • Son-Of-Satan

    Anyone know were I can download Leah?

    1 Jun 2011 Reply
  • grandbazaar

    The Last Embrace is awesome!

    26 Mar 2011 Reply
  • The_Fenix

    another good band from Finnland. I'm not surprised :D [2]

    23 Oct 2009 Reply
  • unbreakab1e

    So sad they decided to split up =(

    16 May 2009 Reply
  • atso

    Does anyone have Katharsis demo? i had it few years back but my hard drive broke down so.. I really would appreciate if someone could upload it somewhere or maybe even the band? And as far as I remember it sounded better than Katharsis cd itself...

    2 May 2009 Reply
  • crimsonstigmata

    D: they cannot just quit like that!!! I mean why??? they are so awesome!!!

    21 Feb 2009 Reply
  • Tx4

    Damn, they've decided to quit.:/

    6 Feb 2009 Reply
  • cursed_angel

    another good band from Finnland. I'm not surprised :D

    31 Jul 2008 Reply
  • ice_storm

    SUN GOES DOWN is pure Finnish metal!!!!!

    13 Apr 2008 Reply
  • selmixxx

    when this song is streamed it always plays in extreme speed and every few seconds waits for buffer to get filled, bad upload or what?

    4 Mar 2008 Reply
  • liquidspear

    they're fucking great (y)

    18 Jan 2008 Reply
  • SupaScoopa109

    and my shoutbox would be a great place to put that link

    15 Nov 2007 Reply
  • SupaScoopa109

    anyone know where i can download a lot of Embraze??? I love what i'm hearing, and love almost all the similar artists.

    14 Nov 2007 Reply
  • iSui

    They're nice.:)

    11 Aug 2007 Reply
  • Darkflames666

    The Last Embrace es un album Genial!!!

    23 Mar 2007 Reply
  • Aulureth

    I love this band. Especially the track Beautiful Death. If someone has this file for me, please send it to me! =)

    9 Feb 2007 Reply
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