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Releases : 22     Total votes : 100     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 169CollectionWish List Studio 94 191
II - Livets Ändhållplats preview 1,316CollectionWish List Studio 88.8 91
III - Angst, Självdestruktivitetens Emissarie preview 3,057CollectionWish 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 1,939CollectionWish List Studio 85.4 101
preview CollectionWish List Split - 00
V - Halmstad preview 371CollectionWish List Studio 92.5 151
VI - Klagopsalmer preview 2,476CollectionWish List Studio 83.6 80
VII - Född Förlorare preview 1,883CollectionWish List Studio 86.6 82
preview CollectionWish List Single - 00
preview 3,139CollectionWish List EP 80 50
Redefining Darkness preview 2,830CollectionWish List Studio 82.5 60
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 2,569CollectionWish List Studio 83.6 70

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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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