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.