Release date: 21 June 2001
Style: Depressive black metal


7.8 | 67 votes


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01. Ett Liv Utan Mening
02. Att Med Kniv Göra Sig Illa
03. Ännu Ett Steg Närmare Total Utfrysning
04. Död
05. Svart (Ur Dagerman's Perspektiv)
06. Livets Ändhållplats
07. Manipulation Mass [bonus]

Lyrics (6)

Additional info
Track translations:
01. A Life Without Purpose
02. To Hurt Oneself With A Knife
03. Another Step Towards Complete Desolation
04. Dead/Death
05. Black
06. Life's Ending Place

Released by Selbstmord Servies
Reissued 2003 by Avantgarde Music
Reissued 2004 by Modern Invasion (Australia)
Reissued 2005 by Osmose Productions

Staff review by

One year after their debut album, "Within Deep Dark Chambers", Shining, "The Suicide Squadron Of Stockholm" (as it is being written on the back of their second release), managed to return stronger with a brilliant piece of self-destructive, anti-humanistic and suicidal black metal that will pin the listener to the ground. "Shining II - Livets Andhallplats" came out of the darkness of Scandinavia during 2001 and at that very moment a twisted wind of negative and ominous emotions started blowing so as to destroy everything remaining pure and kind.

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Dangerboner - 16.03.2010 at 05:19  
Rating: 8 I finally checked this out and it's probably my favorite by them, barely passing IV. I read an interview and Kvarforth said that he intentionally put the bass guitar high in the mix, and it was a good idea.
Dr. Strawberry - 02.07.2014 at 14:29  
Rating: 10 After so many listens, this album is still one of the top black classics !!!
Maco - 04.05.2015 at 08:34  
Rating: 9 I love how the album gets amazingly better after the third track. It seems that from the first five albums, this one and Within Deep Dark Chambers have the most oppressive atmosphere.
Mr. Doctor - 19.10.2015 at 20:59  
  Dang, a lot can happen in a year. Definitely the album that started the sound they are known for.

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