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Shining

Country of origin:
Sweden
Location:
Stockholm (early), Halmstad (later)
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1996
Genre:
Black Metal
Lyrical themes:
Suicide, Depression, Misanthropy, Negativity, Life
Current label:
Season of Mist
Years active:
1996 (as Voorhees), 1996-2004, 2004-present
The band's name does not refer to the 1977 Stephen King horror novel The Shining (nor the 1980 Stanley Kubrick 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 that "the ...
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, ex-Incinerate / Tyrant
Peter Huss Guitars (2005-present)
See also: Apostasy, Shadowquest, ex-Cretoria, ex-Sinergy (live)
Jarle "Uruz" Byberg Drums (2007-2008, 2016-present)
See also: Blåhø, Saint Deamon, So Much for Nothing, Urgehal, Vulture Lord, ex-Philomel's Epitaph, ex-Crest of Darkness, ex-Den Saakaldte, ex-Endezzma, ex-Nàttsòl, ex-Voluspaa, ex-Craft (live), ex-In Lingua Mortua, ex-Where Angels Fall, ex-Amaroc
Euge Valovirta Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2012-present)
See also: Godsplague, ex-Blake, ex-Lullacry (live), ex-Suburban Tribe
Marcus Hammarström Bass (2016-present)
See also: Sterbhaus, ex-Elvira Madigan, ex-Ethnocide, ex-Andalucia
Past
Joel Lindholm Bass
See also: In Aeternum, ex-Degial, ex-Patronymicon, ex-Procession (live), ex-Undergång
Ted "Impaler" Wedebrand Drums (1996-2001)
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: Craft, Hypothermia, Kall, Seid, ex-Incinerate / Tyrant
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-Emperor (live), ex-Immortal (live), ex-Mysticum (live), ex-Tritonus (live), ex-Carnivora, ex-Descended
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
John Doe Guitars (2005-2006)
See also: Craft, ex-Transitus Mortalis, The Eternal Void, ex-Watain (live), ex-Twin Earth
Casado Guitars (2005-2006)
See also: ex-Silencer
Fredric "Wredhe" Gråby Guitars (2006-2011)
See also: Bloodline, ex-Chainsaw, ex-Ondskapt, ex-Lifelover (live)
Larsen Bass (2008-2010)
See also: Acacia, ex-Level Above Human, ex-Vile Scar, ex-Livsnekad
Richard "Rick" Schill Drums (2008-2010)
See also: The Unguided, ex-Level Above Human, ex-Vile Scar, ex-Livsnekad, My Collapse, ex-Spawn of Possession, ex-Acacia
Christian Larsson Bass (2010-2016)
See also: Gloson, Acacia, Svart, ex-Dilapidated, ex-Livsnekad, Reciprocity, ex-Promenia, ex-Sanctum Sanguis, ex-Apati, ex-C, ex-My Collapse, ex-Nuklear
Sebastiaan Bats Guitars (2011)
See also: Tombe, ex-Abhorrence, ex-Unlocked
Rainer Tuomikanto Drums (2012-2016)
See also: Ajattara, Causemos, Decomposter, Woland, Kalmisto (live), ex-Clockwork Spirit, ex-Kiuas, ex-The Undivine, ex-Amarantine, ex-Inthral, Grave Pleasures, ex-Dead Shape Figure, ex-Abhorrence (live), ex-Spirit Disease (live), ex-Evince, ex-Before the Dawn (live), ex-RUST
Current (Live)
Benny Bats Guitars (2017-present)
See also: Soulemission, Tombe, Unlocked, ex-Prostitute Disfigurement, ex-Visceral Bleeding
Past (Live)
Josh Perrin Bass (2009)
See also: ex-Deadspawn, ex-Malnurture, ex-Necrambulant
Lauri Hämäläinen Bass (2015)
See also: Anonymous, Mika Ikonen, Phoenix Effect, Tinker
Niklas Kvarforth Guitars, Keyboards, Vocals (1996-present)
See also: Skitliv, ex-Funeral Dirge, Niklas Kvarforth, ex-Bethlehem, ex-Den Saakaldte, ex-Diabolicum, ex-Ondskapt, ex-Incinerate / Tyrant
Peter Huss Guitars (2005-present)
See also: Apostasy, Shadowquest, ex-Cretoria, ex-Sinergy (live)
Jarle "Uruz" Byberg Drums (2007-2008, 2016-present)
See also: Blåhø, Saint Deamon, So Much for Nothing, Urgehal, Vulture Lord, ex-Philomel's Epitaph, ex-Crest of Darkness, ex-Den Saakaldte, ex-Endezzma, ex-Nàttsòl, ex-Voluspaa, ex-Craft (live), ex-In Lingua Mortua, ex-Where Angels Fall, ex-Amaroc
Euge Valovirta Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2012-present)
See also: Godsplague, ex-Blake, ex-Lullacry (live), ex-Suburban Tribe
Marcus Hammarström Bass (2016-present)
See also: Sterbhaus, ex-Elvira Madigan, ex-Ethnocide, ex-Andalucia
Joel Lindholm Bass
See also: In Aeternum, ex-Degial, ex-Patronymicon, ex-Procession (live), ex-Undergång
Ted "Impaler" Wedebrand Drums (1996-2001)
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: Craft, Hypothermia, Kall, Seid, ex-Incinerate / Tyrant
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-Emperor (live), ex-Immortal (live), ex-Mysticum (live), ex-Tritonus (live), ex-Carnivora, ex-Descended
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
John Doe Guitars (2005-2006)
See also: Craft, ex-Transitus Mortalis, The Eternal Void, ex-Watain (live), ex-Twin Earth
Casado Guitars (2005-2006)
See also: ex-Silencer
Fredric "Wredhe" Gråby Guitars (2006-2011)
See also: Bloodline, ex-Chainsaw, ex-Ondskapt, ex-Lifelover (live)
Larsen Bass (2008-2010)
See also: Acacia, ex-Level Above Human, ex-Vile Scar, ex-Livsnekad
Richard "Rick" Schill Drums (2008-2010)
See also: The Unguided, ex-Level Above Human, ex-Vile Scar, ex-Livsnekad, My Collapse, ex-Spawn of Possession, ex-Acacia
Christian Larsson Bass (2010-2016)
See also: Gloson, Acacia, Svart, ex-Dilapidated, ex-Livsnekad, Reciprocity, ex-Promenia, ex-Sanctum Sanguis, ex-Apati, ex-C, ex-My Collapse, ex-Nuklear
Sebastiaan Bats Guitars (2011)
See also: Tombe, ex-Abhorrence, ex-Unlocked
Rainer Tuomikanto Drums (2012-2016)
See also: Ajattara, Causemos, Decomposter, Woland, Kalmisto (live), ex-Clockwork Spirit, ex-Kiuas, ex-The Undivine, ex-Amarantine, ex-Inthral, Grave Pleasures, ex-Dead Shape Figure, ex-Abhorrence (live), ex-Spirit Disease (live), ex-Evince, ex-Before the Dawn (live), ex-RUST
Current
Benny Bats Guitars (2017-present)
See also: Soulemission, Tombe, Unlocked, ex-Prostitute Disfigurement, ex-Visceral Bleeding
Past
Josh Perrin Bass (2009)
See also: ex-Deadspawn, ex-Malnurture, ex-Necrambulant
Lauri Hämäläinen Bass (2015)
See also: Anonymous, Mika Ikonen, Phoenix Effect, Tinker
Added by: VileRancour Modified by: NekrussNox
Added on: 2002-09-02 19:56:34 Last modified on: 2017-06-07 07:15:58