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Shining

Country of origin:
Sweden
Location:
Halmstad (now) Stockholm (early)
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1996
Genre:
Black Metal
Lyrical themes:
Suicide, Depression, Misanthropy, Negativity, Life
Current label:
Season of Mist
Years active:
1996-2004, 2004-present
The band's name does not refer to the 1977 Stephen King's horror novel The Shining or the 1980 Stanley Kubrick's notorious movie based on it; 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 ...
Current
Niklas Kvarforth Guitars, Keyboards, Vocals (1996-present)
See also: Skitliv, ex-Funeral Dirge, Niklas Kvarforth, ex-Bethlehem, ex-Den Saakaldte, ex-Diabolicum, ex-Ondskapt
Peter Huss Guitars (2005-present)
See also: Apostasy, Shadowquest, ex-Cretoria, ex-Sinergy (live)
Christian Larsson Bass (2010-present)
See also: Gloson, Acacia, Svart, ex-Dilapidated, ex-Livsnekad, Reciprocity, ex-Promenia, ex-Sanctum Sanguis, ex-Apati, ex-C, ex-My Collapse, ex-Nuklear
Rainer Tuomikanto Drums (2012-present)
See also: Causemos, Decomposter, Woland, Kalmisto (live), ex-Ajattara, ex-Clockwork Spirit, ex-Kiuas, ex-The Undivine, ex-Abhorrence (live), ex-Amarantine, ex-Inthral, ex-Dead Shape Figure, ex-Evince, ex-Spirit Disease (live), ex-RUST
Euge Valovirta Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2012-present)
See also: Godsplague, ex-Blake, ex-Lullacry (live), ex-Suburban Tribe
Past
Joel Lindholm Bass
See also: In Aeternum, ex-Degial, ex-Patronymicon, ex-Procession (live), ex-Undergång
Ted "Impaler" Wedebrand Drums (1998-2001)
See also: Born for Burning, ex-Skitliv
Robert Vocals (1998)
Andreas Classen Vocals (1999-2000)
See also: Kadathorn, Paragon Belial, ex-Dark Creation, ex-Bethlehem, ex-Darkened Nocturn Slaughtercult, ex-Made of Iron
Tusk Bass (2000-2001)
Phil A. Cirone Bass, Keyboards (2001-2005, 2007-2008)
See also: Hypothermia, Kall, Craft (live)
Jan Axel "Hellhammer" Blomberg Drums (2001-2004)
See also: Age of Silence, Arcturus, Mayhem, Mezzerschmitt, Winds, ex-Mortem, ex-Covenant, ex-Den Saakaldte, ex-Dimmu Borgir, ex-Nidingr, ex-The Kovenant, ex-Troll, ex-Umoral, ex-Immortal (live), ex-Mysticum (live), ex-Tritonus (live), ex-Carnivora, ex-Emperor (live)
Håkan "Inisis" Ollars Guitars, Keyboards (2002)
Johan Hallander Bass (2005-2007)
See also: Tortura (Swe)
Ludwig Witt Drums (2005-2007, 2011-2012)
See also: Grand Magus, Spiritual Beggars, ex-Sandalinas, ex-Firebird
Casado Guitars (2005-2006)
See also: ex-Silencer
John Doe Guitars (2005-2006)
See also: Craft, ex-Transitus Mortalis, The Eternal Void, ex-Watain (live), ex-Twin Earth
Fredric "Wredhe" Gråby Guitars (2006-2011)
See also: Bloodline, ex-Chainsaw, ex-Ondskapt, ex-Lifelover (live)
Jarle "Uruz" Byberg Drums (2007-2008)
See also: Blåhø, So Much for Nothing, Urgehal, Vulture Lord, Craft (live), ex-Philomel's Epitaph, ex-Crest of Darkness, ex-Den Saakaldte, ex-Nàttsòl, ex-Voluspaa, ex-Where Angels Fall, ex-In Lingua Mortua, ex-Amaroc
Larsen Bass (2008-2010)
See also: Level Above Human, Vile Scar, Acacia, ex-Livsnekad
Richard "Rick" Schill Drums (2008-2010)
See also: Level Above Human, The Unguided, Vile Scar, ex-Livsnekad, My Collapse, ex-Spawn of Possession, ex-Acacia
Sebastiaan Bats Guitars (2011)
See also: Tombe, ex-Abhorrence, ex-Unlocked
Past (Live)
Josh Perrin Bass (2009)
See also: ex-Deadspawn, ex-Malnurture, ex-Necrambulant
Lauri Hämäläinen Bass (2015)
Niklas Kvarforth Guitars, Keyboards, Vocals (1996-present)
See also: Skitliv, ex-Funeral Dirge, Niklas Kvarforth, ex-Bethlehem, ex-Den Saakaldte, ex-Diabolicum, ex-Ondskapt
Peter Huss Guitars (2005-present)
See also: Apostasy, Shadowquest, ex-Cretoria, ex-Sinergy (live)
Christian Larsson Bass (2010-present)
See also: Gloson, Acacia, Svart, ex-Dilapidated, ex-Livsnekad, Reciprocity, ex-Promenia, ex-Sanctum Sanguis, ex-Apati, ex-C, ex-My Collapse, ex-Nuklear
Rainer Tuomikanto Drums (2012-present)
See also: Causemos, Decomposter, Woland, Kalmisto (live), ex-Ajattara, ex-Clockwork Spirit, ex-Kiuas, ex-The Undivine, ex-Abhorrence (live), ex-Amarantine, ex-Inthral, ex-Dead Shape Figure, ex-Evince, ex-Spirit Disease (live), ex-RUST
Euge Valovirta Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2012-present)
See also: Godsplague, ex-Blake, ex-Lullacry (live), ex-Suburban Tribe
Joel Lindholm Bass
See also: In Aeternum, ex-Degial, ex-Patronymicon, ex-Procession (live), ex-Undergång
Ted "Impaler" Wedebrand Drums (1998-2001)
See also: Born for Burning, ex-Skitliv
Robert Vocals (1998)
Andreas Classen Vocals (1999-2000)
See also: Kadathorn, Paragon Belial, ex-Dark Creation, ex-Bethlehem, ex-Darkened Nocturn Slaughtercult, ex-Made of Iron
Tusk Bass (2000-2001)
Phil A. Cirone Bass, Keyboards (2001-2005, 2007-2008)
See also: Hypothermia, Kall, Craft (live)
Jan Axel "Hellhammer" Blomberg Drums (2001-2004)
See also: Age of Silence, Arcturus, Mayhem, Mezzerschmitt, Winds, ex-Mortem, ex-Covenant, ex-Den Saakaldte, ex-Dimmu Borgir, ex-Nidingr, ex-The Kovenant, ex-Troll, ex-Umoral, ex-Immortal (live), ex-Mysticum (live), ex-Tritonus (live), ex-Carnivora, ex-Emperor (live)
Håkan "Inisis" Ollars Guitars, Keyboards (2002)
Johan Hallander Bass (2005-2007)
See also: Tortura (Swe)
Ludwig Witt Drums (2005-2007, 2011-2012)
See also: Grand Magus, Spiritual Beggars, ex-Sandalinas, ex-Firebird
Casado Guitars (2005-2006)
See also: ex-Silencer
John Doe Guitars (2005-2006)
See also: Craft, ex-Transitus Mortalis, The Eternal Void, ex-Watain (live), ex-Twin Earth
Fredric "Wredhe" Gråby Guitars (2006-2011)
See also: Bloodline, ex-Chainsaw, ex-Ondskapt, ex-Lifelover (live)
Jarle "Uruz" Byberg Drums (2007-2008)
See also: Blåhø, So Much for Nothing, Urgehal, Vulture Lord, Craft (live), ex-Philomel's Epitaph, ex-Crest of Darkness, ex-Den Saakaldte, ex-Nàttsòl, ex-Voluspaa, ex-Where Angels Fall, ex-In Lingua Mortua, ex-Amaroc
Larsen Bass (2008-2010)
See also: Level Above Human, Vile Scar, Acacia, ex-Livsnekad
Richard "Rick" Schill Drums (2008-2010)
See also: Level Above Human, The Unguided, Vile Scar, ex-Livsnekad, My Collapse, ex-Spawn of Possession, ex-Acacia
Sebastiaan Bats Guitars (2011)
See also: Tombe, ex-Abhorrence, ex-Unlocked
Past
Josh Perrin Bass (2009)
See also: ex-Deadspawn, ex-Malnurture, ex-Necrambulant
Lauri Hämäläinen Bass (2015)
Added by: VileRancour Modified by: NekrussNox
Added on: 2002-09-02 19:56:34 Last modified on: 2016-01-28 10:25:22