EMBRAZE, the Finnish band featuring FOR MY PAIN… guitarist Lauri Tuohimaa, will enter Studio 23 in Oulu, Finland in early August to begin recording their new album, tentatively due in early 2006. 11 songs will be recorded for the follow-up to 2002's "Katharsis" (Mastervox Records). "The new material is more direct and in-your-face than our earlier stuff, not forgetting the familiar EMBRAZE sound, of course," the band write in a statement. "The vocals will concentrate more on a clean style of singing."
EMBRAZE have been confirmed for the Jalometalli Festival, set to take place August 19-20 in Oulu, Finland. Also scheduled to perform at the festival are ENTOMBED, DISSECTION, LORD BELIAL, EXMORTEM, FOR MY PAIN…, SWALLOW THE SUN, MACHINE MEN and OMNIUM GATHERUM, among others.