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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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Shining Discography

Album titleRankTypeRelease dateRatingVotesReviews
Shining preview CollectionWish List EP 92.5 20
Shining - I - Within Deep Dark Chambers Shining preview 183CollectionWish List Studio 94 191
Shining - II - Livets Ändhållplats Shining preview 1,358CollectionWish List Studio 88.8 91
Shining - III - Angst, Självdestruktivitetens Emissarie Shining preview 3,154CollectionWish List Studio 81 51
Dolorian preview CollectionWish List Split - 00
Shining preview CollectionWish List Compilation 82.5 20
Shining preview CollectionWish List Compilation - 00
Shining - IV - the Eerie Cold Shining preview 1,953CollectionWish List Studio 84.8 121
Shining preview CollectionWish List Split - 00
Shining - V - Halmstad Shining preview 373CollectionWish List Studio 92.4 161
Shining - VI - Klagopsalmer Shining preview 2,538CollectionWish List Studio 83.2 90
Shining - VII - Född Förlorare Shining preview 2,109CollectionWish List Studio 85.3 92
Shining preview CollectionWish List Single - 00
Shining preview 3,240CollectionWish List EP 80 50
Shining - Redefining Darkness Shining preview 3,054CollectionWish List Studio 80.7 70
Shining preview CollectionWish List Split - 00
Shining preview CollectionWish List Split - 00
Shining preview CollectionWish List Split - 00
Shining preview CollectionWish List Compilation 76.3 40
Shining preview CollectionWish List EP - 00
Enslaved preview CollectionWish List Split - 00
Shining - IX – Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends Shining preview 2,650CollectionWish List Studio 83.6 70

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Shining Top Songs

Song titleAlbum titleRatingVotes
1Låt Oss Ta Allt Från Varandra preview (2007) 97.52
2Neka Morgondagen preview (2007) 97.52
3Reflecting in Solitude preview (2000) 1001
4Ren Djävla Angest preview (2000) 1001
5And Only Silence Remains... preview (2000) 1001
6Besvikelsens Dystra Monotoni preview (2007) 952
7Åttiosextusenfyrahundra preview (2007) 952
8Längtar Bort Från Mitt Hjärta preview (2007) 92.52
9The Ghastly Silence preview (2012) 951
10For the God Below preview (2012) 951
11FFF preview (2011) 951
12Yttligare Ett Steg Närmare Total Jävla Utfrysning preview (2007) 902
13Stonelands preview (2000) 901
14Vita Detestabilis preview (2000) 901
15Inisis 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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