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Releases : 22     Total votes : 106     Reviews : 7
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Band

Shining

CountrySweden
Formed1996, Halmstad, Sweden
GenresBlack Metal
LabelsSelbstmord, Avantgarde Music, Osmose Productions, Spinefarm Records, Season of Mist

Line-up (members)

  • Niklas Kvarforth : Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards (1996-)
  • Peter Huss : Guitars (2005-)
  • Christian Larsson : Bass (2010-)
  • Rainer Tuomikanto : Drums (2012-)
  • Euge Valovirta : Guitars, Backing Vocals(2012-)

Former members

  • Joel Lindholm : Bass
  • Ted "Impaler" Wedebrand : Drums (1998-2001)
  • Robert : Vocals (1998)
  • Andreas Classen : Vocals (1999-2000)
  • Tusk : Bass (2000-2001)
  • Phil A. Cirone : Bass, Keyboards (2001-2005, 2007-2008)
  • Jan Axel "Hellhammer" Blomberg : Drums (2001-2004)
  • Håkan "Inisis" Ollars : Guitars, Keyboards (2002)
  • Johan Hallander : Bass (2005-2007)
  • Ludwig Witt : Drums (2005-2007, 2011-2012)
  • John Doe : Guitars (2005-2006)
  • Casado : Guitars (2005-2006)
  • Fredric "Wredhe" Gråby : Guitars (2006-2011)
  • Jarle "Uruz" Byberg : Drums (2007-2008)
  • Larsen : Bass (2008-2010)
  • Richard "Rick" Schill : Drums (2008-2010)
  • Sebastiaan Bats : Guitars (2011)
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Discography

Album titleRankTypeRelease dateRatingVotesReviews
preview CollectionWish List EP 92.5 20
I - Within Deep Dark Chambers preview 177CollectionWish List Studio 94 191
II - Livets Ändhållplats preview 1,348CollectionWish List Studio 88.8 91
III - Angst, Självdestruktivitetens Emissarie preview 3,124CollectionWish List Studio 81 51
preview CollectionWish List Split - 00
preview CollectionWish List Compilation 82.5 20
preview CollectionWish List Compilation - 00
IV - the Eerie Cold preview 1,934CollectionWish List Studio 84.8 121
preview CollectionWish List Split - 00
V - Halmstad preview 363CollectionWish List Studio 92.4 161
VI - Klagopsalmer preview 2,515CollectionWish List Studio 83.2 90
VII - Född Förlorare preview 2,084CollectionWish List Studio 85.3 92
preview CollectionWish List Single - 00
preview 3,209CollectionWish List EP 80 50
Redefining Darkness preview 3,025CollectionWish List Studio 80.7 70
preview CollectionWish List Split - 00
preview CollectionWish List Split - 00
preview CollectionWish List Split - 00
preview CollectionWish List Compilation 76.3 40
preview CollectionWish List EP - 00
preview CollectionWish List Split - 00
IX – Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends preview 2,624CollectionWish List Studio 83.6 70

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Top Songs

Song titleAlbum titleRatingVotes
1 Låt Oss Ta Allt Från Varandra preview (2007) 97.52
2 Neka Morgondagen preview (2007) 97.52
3 Reflecting in Solitude preview (2000) 1001
4 Ren Djävla Angest preview (2000) 1001
5 And Only Silence Remains... preview (2000) 1001
6 Besvikelsens Dystra Monotoni preview (2007) 952
7 Åttiosextusenfyrahundra preview (2007) 952
8 Längtar Bort Från Mitt Hjärta preview (2007) 92.52
9 The Ghastly Silence preview (2012) 951
10 For the God Below preview (2012) 951
11 FFF preview (2011) 951
12 Yttligare Ett Steg Närmare Total Jävla Utfrysning preview (2007) 902
13 Stonelands preview (2000) 901
14 Vita Detestabilis preview (2000) 901
15 Inisis preview (2000) 901
Additional notes
The band's name does not refer to the book "The Shining" or the film based on it, but rather, according to Niklas Kvarforth, it means "the path to enlightenment".

All Shining full-length albums have six songs, and usually have roman numbers preceding the titles in chronological order. Kvarforth chose to stop the numeration in 2012, saying that "the use of numbers to describe our albums is no longer something that Shining is interested in doing", although he re-started to numerate them with 2013's compilation 8 ½ - Feberdrömmar i vaket tillstånd.

Moreover, since the release of their third album, III - Angst - Självdestruktivitetens Emissarie, every Shining full-length features five electric tracks and one, always the fifth song, fully instrumental. This habit ended with their ninth release, IX - Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends, in which the instrumental track is the first one of the usual six.
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