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Shining - Finished Recording New Album

Good news for Shining fans. Their new album, X - Varg Utan Flock ("Wolf Without A Pack"), is one step closer to completion as they have finished the recordings. The Swedish black metal unit is preparing the successor to 2015's IX - Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends that will drop via Season Of Mist. What are your expectations for the new record?

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Posted: 03.07.2017 by Paz | Comments (3)


Shining - Show Cancelled Amid Accusations Of Racism, Groping Women

Shining's Niklas Kvarforth is facing some controversy yet again. According to reports, the band's show in Portland was cancelled by the venue after the frontman was accused of using racist and homophobic slurs, slapping an audience member, and threatening to stab employees, as well as other alleged actions when they played at Boise, Idaho at The Shredder. Tonic Lounge, a venue in Portland, found out about Kvarforth's behavior and cancelled the show.

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Posted: 18.05.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (25)


Shining - Release Teaser For Documentary Feat. Niklas Kvarforth

Shining have released a video teaser for an arthouse documentary featuring frontman Niklas Kvarforth, entitled "Cold Void". The founder of the Swedish black metal act is the focal point of the new movie. The documentary "tries to capture a personal portrait of Niklas Kvarforth, who has made headlines that have involved addiction, suicide and self-destruction, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, passion, and exceptional musicianship." Watch the teaser below.

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Posted: 08.05.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Shining - To Record Live Album

Swedish black metallers Shining will finally record a live album. This year, the band fronted by Niklas Kvarforth is celebrating their 20th anniversary and after years of failed attempts, they have decided to record a live album. The group will record all shows on their upcoming European tour with Taake and Slegest.

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Posted: 29.11.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (6)


Shining (NOR) - New Video Released

Last year, the Norwegians Shining (NOR) released their latest record, International Blackjazz Society. Almost a year later, they release a new video from it. The experimental metallers decided to showcase the track "House Of Control". You can watch the video directed by Juliette Beavan right now here.

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Posted: 28.09.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Shining - Announce First Ever U.S. Tour

Shining are going to hit the road on their first-ever U.S. tour. The tour begins on August 11th in Houston, and sees the Swedes performing alongside Belphegor, Origin, and Abigail Williams. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below, with two Canadian dates as well. They will be presenting their latest record, IX - Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends.

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Event: Belphegor: North American Raid 2016 - Part II
Posted: 23.06.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Shining - To Hit The Road With Taake

Black metal fans take note. Shining will hit the road in December along with Norwegian titans Taake as part of a series of live appearances to mark the band's 20th anniversary. Full details of the tour are not yet available, but confirmed routing so far features European shows. More dates will be announced soon.

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Posted: 16.05.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Shining (NOR) - Debut New Single

Shining (NOR) are about to release International Blackjazz Society, their new album. Before that, they have unveiled a new song to the masses. The new single is called "Last Day"; it is quite catchy and there's some saxophone goodness, of course. You can give it a go on the video below while you wait for the album release set for 16th of October via Spinefarm Records.

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Posted: 26.09.2015 by BloodTears | Comments (4)


Shining (NOR) - Share New Song And Video, Album Details

Norwegian self-proclaimed blackjazzers Shining (NOR) will be releasing their seventh studio album, called International Blackjazz Society, on the 16th of October via Spinefarm Records according to their official Facebook page and website. The announcement has been made and now they have shared with us their live in the studio video for "The Last Stand," which is track number 2 on the album.

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Posted: 09.08.2015 by Netzach | Comments (3)


Shining (NOR) - To Tour Europe This Fall

Norwegian avantgarde/experimental metallers Shining (NOR) are extremely pleased to announce 'International Blackjazz Society European Tour' for fall 2015. This headlining (almost) one-month run will be executed through October and November, and will be supported by Australian band Caligula's Horse. All confirmed dates can be found below the official tour flyer.

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Posted: 02.08.2015 by Abattoir | Comments (3)


Shining (NOR) - Perform On Cliff In Norway

Shining (NOR) are releasing a new album this year on Spinefarm Records. But before that, they tried to reach for the sun as they performed on top of a 2,300 foot cliff in Norway! On June 21st, on the solstice and longest day of the year, the Norwegian blackjazz band Shining (NOR) played the world's first concert on top of a grandiose mountain structure hanging out 700 meters-that's nearly 2300 feet-above the ground. A fan-filmed clip of the concert can be seen below along with amazing shots from the event and a video from the band where you can hear a snippet of new music.

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Posted: 27.06.2015 by BloodTears | Comments (12)


Shining - Release New Video

Shining have released a music video for the track "Vilja & Dröm" which you might recognize from the black metallers new album IX - Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends. The NSFW video is streaming now online and you can watch it below if you dare. The video filmed and edited by long-time Shining collaborator Martin Strandberg features a band performance as well as footage of violence and brutality.

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Posted: 28.05.2015 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Shining (NOR) - New Album Coming, New Label

Shining (NOR) have very good news to share. The follow-up to One One One (2013) is finally coming. The experimental/avantgarde group has joined forces with Spinefarm Records for a worldwide deal that will see a new studio album released later this year supported by international touring. You can start anticipating the new material and Jørgen Munkeby says it will be one of their most varied albums.

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Posted: 21.04.2015 by BloodTears | Comments (6)


Shining - New Album Streaming In Full

A few days from now, Shining's newest creation IX - Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends will be released unto the masses via Season Of Mist. Luckily for you, the album is already streaming in full and in advance online. As of now, you can listen to the entire piece here or over here, among other options. So, make the best of it. Is it quality stuff? Go hear it!

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Posted: 14.04.2015 by BloodTears | Comments (4)


Shining - New Song Available Online

Niklas Kvarforth's Shining are now revealing a brand new track taken from their forthcoming full-length IX - Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends. The song "Framtidsutsikter" is streaming at this location or here. It's a 7-minute track and also the final track to be revealed before the release of the album on April 20th via the black metallers label Season Of Mist. So, make the best of it.

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Posted: 27.03.2015 by Bad English | Comments (2)