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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Shining are revealing an 8-minute brand new track today. Their forthcoming full-length is called IX - Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends and today they are showcasing the song "Besök Från I(ho)nom". Go ahead and stream the tune here or over here, among other options. Do you prefer it to the previous song "Vilja & Dröm", for instance? Give it a spin.
Today is the day Shining are premiering the first song off their forthcoming full-length IX - Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends. While you get to hear new material, you can also see the cover that will grace the opus. Feast your eyes on the artwork below and your ears on the music of "Vilja & Dröm". Are you pleased?
Shining are gearing up to release a new album this April called IX - Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends. However, the band is also preparing other releases. The Swedish black metallers have come to an agreement with French label Never Dead Productions to release five of the band's full-length albums on pro tapes. Each album will be strictly limited to 100 copies and will include pins, patches or stickers, depending on the individual titles.
The Swedish extreme metallers in Shiningrecently revealed the recording of a new album, due out in 2015. The band's manager Patricia Thomas revealed today album number nine, entitled IX - Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends, is due out April 20th through Season Of Mist.
Norwegian group Shining (NOR) has clarified their drummer situation after being asked who their drummer is: Torstein Lofthus, who has been in the band since 1999, or Tobias Ørnes Andersen, who has been performing live with the band since 2013. The frontman Jørgen Munkeby has stated that Torstein Lofthus is officially out of the band and Tobias Ørnes Andersen (ex-Ørkenkjøtt, Leprous, Ihsahn) joined permanently. Also, the band has been recording new songs that they plan to release next year but the details are still under wraps.
A new Shining record is expected next year via Season Of Mist and the recording process is already underway. The Swedish black metallers are recording the album at Andy La Rocque's Sonic Train Studios and Niklas Kvarforth is now tracking the vocals. The band has shared a few photos from the recording process. Take a peek at them here.
If you missed Marty Friedman's European tour this summer with Gus G., you've got another chance to see him live, but this time only in the UK. Norwegians Shining (NOR) and Marty Friedman have been announced as support of Kreator and Arch Enemy for their UK headlining tour. Unfortunately, the UK tour dates are without Sodom and Vader. Check out the full tour schedule below.
The Norwegians Shining (NOR) have a couple of exciting things to share. First of all, they have released a brand new video. The group chose the track "Blackjazz Rebels" to showcase off their latest opus One One One. The clip was filmed and edited by Anders Børresen for MONITORmedia. Don't miss out and watch it now below.
Season Of Mist just announced the signing of black metallers Shining. The band is Niklas Kvarforth's baby and the good news for fans is that you can expect a new album from them early next year. This will be the Swedes ninth full-length studio album. The band is working with Andy La Roque and the recordings should begin in September. Who's excited?