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Shining

Country of origin:
Sweden
Location:
Stockholm (early); Halmstad, Halland (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 Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards (1996-present)
See also: Skitliv, ex-Funeral Dirge, Blue Detective, Høstsol, Lice, Niklas Kvarforth, ex-Bethlehem, ex-Den Saakaldte, ex-Diabolicum, ex-Ondskapt, ex-Incinerate / Tyrant
Peter Huss Guitars (2005-present)
See also: Shadowquest, ex-Cretoria, ex-Apostasy, ex-Sinergy (live)
Marcus Hammarström Bass (2016-present)
See also: Sterbhaus, ex-Elvira Madigan, ex-Ethnocide, ex-Andalucia
Frank Schilperoort Drums (2019-present)
See also: The Scarlet Claw, Dictated (live), Soulemission (live), The Monolith Deathcult (live), ex-Devious, ex-Irmin, ex-Altar, ex-Grand Supreme Blood Court, ex-Diabolical (live), ex-Funerus (live), ex-Incantation (live), ex-Rockzooi Karaokeband
Past
Joel Lindholm Bass
See also: In Aeternum, Marduk, Ondskapt, ex-Stålvargar, ex-Degial, ex-Patronymicon, ex-Procession (live), ex-Undergång
Ted "Impaler" Wedebrand Drums (1996-2001)
See also: ex-Skitliv, ex-Born for Burning (live)
Robert Vocals (1998)
See also: ex-Dethroned
Andreas Classen Vocals (1999-2000)
See also: Paragon Belial, ex-Dark Creation, ex-Kadathorn, 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, Zornheym (live), ex-Incinerate / Tyrant
Jan Axel "Hellhammer" Blomberg Drums (2001-2004)
See also: Arcturus, Mayhem, Mortem, Winds, Mezzerschmitt, ex-Age of Silence, ex-Covenant, Høstsol, ex-Den Saakaldte, ex-Dimmu Borgir, ex-Nidingr, ex-The Kovenant, ex-Troll, ex-Umoral, ex-Emperor (live), ex-Mysticum (live), ex-Tritonus (live), ex-Carnivora, ex-Immortal (live), 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: ex-Transitus Mortalis, The Eternal Void, ex-Craft, ex-Watain (live), ex-Twin Earth
Andreas Casado Guitars (2005-2006)
See also: ex-Silencer, ex-Dethroned
Fredric "Wredhe" Gråby Guitars (2006-2011)
See also: Bloodline, ex-Chainsaw, ex-Ondskapt, ex-Lifelover (live)
Jarle "Uruz" Byberg Drums (2007-2008, 2016-2017)
See also: Blåhø, Highland Glory, Obscuring Veil, Saint Deamon, So Much for Nothing, ex-Philomel's Epitaph, ex-Urgehal, ex-Crest of Darkness, ex-Den Saakaldte, ex-Endezzma, ex-Nàttsòl, ex-Voluspaa, ex-Vulture Lord, ex-Craft (live), ex-In Lingua Mortua, ex-Where Angels Fall, ex-Amaroc
Larsen Bass (2008-2010)
See also: Acacia, ex-Level Above Human, ex-Vile Scar, ex-Livsnekad, ex-My Collapse
Richard "Rick" Schill Drums (2008-2010)
See also: The Unguided, ex-Level Above Human, ex-Vile Scar, ex-Livsnekad, My Collapse, ex-Acacia, ex-Spawn of Possession
Christian Larsson Bass (2010-2016)
See also: Gloson, Acacia, ex-Asphodèle, ex-Dilapidated, ex-Svart, ex-Livsnekad, Jours Pâles, 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, Grave with a View, Woland, Kalmisto (live), ex-Clockwork Spirit, ex-Kiuas, ex-Amarantine, ex-Inthral, Grave Pleasures, ex-Dead Shape Figure, ex-The Undivine, ex-Abhorrence (live), ex-Evince, ex-Before the Dawn (live), ex-Spirit Disease (live), ex-RUST
Euge Valovirta Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2012-2017)
See also: CyHra, Red Wolf, Godsplague, Euge Valovirta, ex-Blake, ex-Lullacry (live), ex-Suburban Tribe
Current (Live)
Benny Bats Guitars (2017-present)
See also: Soulemission, Tombe, ex-Prostitute Disfigurement, ex-Visceral Bleeding, ex-Unlocked
Nikola Janković Drums (2018-present)
See also: Гавранови, Kozeljnik (live), The Stone (live), ex-Zaklan, ex-Raw Gore, ex-DaggerSpawn, ex-Svartgren, ex-Navrog, ex-Posmrtna Liturgija, ex-Triumfall
Charles Hedger Guitars (2018-present)
See also: Mayhem, Tormentor (live), ex-Imperial Vengeance, ex-Cradle of Filth, ex-The Electric Hellfire Club
Kevin Storm Guitars (2019-present)
See also: Equilibrium (live), Vulture Industries (live), ex-Cardamon, Fleetburner, ex-Autumn, ex-Heidevolk, ex-Soulstitia, ex-Kalmah (live), ex-Silence Before, ex-The Comeback, ex-Zone
Past (Live)
Josh Perrin Bass (2009)
See also: Akhlys, Aoratos, Avgrunn, Nightbringer (live), ex-Sinister Grace, ex-Deadspawn, ex-Malnurture
Mikko Salovaara Guitars (2013)
See also: Leverage, Metal De Facto, ex-Kiuas, ex-Kalmah (live), ex-Raskasta Joulua (live)
Lauri Hämäläinen Bass (2015)
See also: Anonymous, Mika Ikonen, Phoenix Effect, Tinker
Robert Myrhaug Drums (2016-?)
See also: Memorized Dreams, Slagmaur, Tragediens Trone
Kévin Paradis Drums (2017-2018)
See also: Agressor, Benighted, Death Lab, Mithridatic, Rejoice! The Light Has Come, Nader Sadek (live), ex-Dead Talking Mind, ex-The Arisen, ex-DeadlySins, ex-Gorsed Noctis, ex-Svart Crown, ex-Deathawaits (live), ex-Melechesh (live), ex-Seth (live), ex-The Seven Gates, ex-Gods of Hate
Teloch Guitars (2018)
See also: Mayhem, Nidingr, Teeth and Thorns, The Konsortium, Umoral, ex-NunFuckRitual, bergeton, Condenado, ex-1349 (live), ex-Gorgoroth (live), ex-Myrkur (live), ex-Orcustus, ex-God Seed (live), ex-Legions
Niklas Kvarforth Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards (1996-present)
See also: Skitliv, ex-Funeral Dirge, Blue Detective, Høstsol, Lice, Niklas Kvarforth, ex-Bethlehem, ex-Den Saakaldte, ex-Diabolicum, ex-Ondskapt, ex-Incinerate / Tyrant
Peter Huss Guitars (2005-present)
See also: Shadowquest, ex-Cretoria, ex-Apostasy, ex-Sinergy (live)
Marcus Hammarström Bass (2016-present)
See also: Sterbhaus, ex-Elvira Madigan, ex-Ethnocide, ex-Andalucia
Frank Schilperoort Drums (2019-present)
See also: The Scarlet Claw, Dictated (live), Soulemission (live), The Monolith Deathcult (live), ex-Devious, ex-Irmin, ex-Altar, ex-Grand Supreme Blood Court, ex-Diabolical (live), ex-Funerus (live), ex-Incantation (live), ex-Rockzooi Karaokeband
Joel Lindholm Bass
See also: In Aeternum, Marduk, Ondskapt, ex-Stålvargar, ex-Degial, ex-Patronymicon, ex-Procession (live), ex-Undergång
Ted "Impaler" Wedebrand Drums (1996-2001)
See also: ex-Skitliv, ex-Born for Burning (live)
Robert Vocals (1998)
See also: ex-Dethroned
Andreas Classen Vocals (1999-2000)
See also: Paragon Belial, ex-Dark Creation, ex-Kadathorn, 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, Zornheym (live), ex-Incinerate / Tyrant
Jan Axel "Hellhammer" Blomberg Drums (2001-2004)
See also: Arcturus, Mayhem, Mortem, Winds, Mezzerschmitt, ex-Age of Silence, ex-Covenant, Høstsol, ex-Den Saakaldte, ex-Dimmu Borgir, ex-Nidingr, ex-The Kovenant, ex-Troll, ex-Umoral, ex-Emperor (live), ex-Mysticum (live), ex-Tritonus (live), ex-Carnivora, ex-Immortal (live), 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: ex-Transitus Mortalis, The Eternal Void, ex-Craft, ex-Watain (live), ex-Twin Earth
Andreas Casado Guitars (2005-2006)
See also: ex-Silencer, ex-Dethroned
Fredric "Wredhe" Gråby Guitars (2006-2011)
See also: Bloodline, ex-Chainsaw, ex-Ondskapt, ex-Lifelover (live)
Jarle "Uruz" Byberg Drums (2007-2008, 2016-2017)
See also: Blåhø, Highland Glory, Obscuring Veil, Saint Deamon, So Much for Nothing, ex-Philomel's Epitaph, ex-Urgehal, ex-Crest of Darkness, ex-Den Saakaldte, ex-Endezzma, ex-Nàttsòl, ex-Voluspaa, ex-Vulture Lord, ex-Craft (live), ex-In Lingua Mortua, ex-Where Angels Fall, ex-Amaroc
Larsen Bass (2008-2010)
See also: Acacia, ex-Level Above Human, ex-Vile Scar, ex-Livsnekad, ex-My Collapse
Richard "Rick" Schill Drums (2008-2010)
See also: The Unguided, ex-Level Above Human, ex-Vile Scar, ex-Livsnekad, My Collapse, ex-Acacia, ex-Spawn of Possession
Christian Larsson Bass (2010-2016)
See also: Gloson, Acacia, ex-Asphodèle, ex-Dilapidated, ex-Svart, ex-Livsnekad, Jours Pâles, 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, Grave with a View, Woland, Kalmisto (live), ex-Clockwork Spirit, ex-Kiuas, ex-Amarantine, ex-Inthral, Grave Pleasures, ex-Dead Shape Figure, ex-The Undivine, ex-Abhorrence (live), ex-Evince, ex-Before the Dawn (live), ex-Spirit Disease (live), ex-RUST
Euge Valovirta Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2012-2017)
See also: CyHra, Red Wolf, Godsplague, Euge Valovirta, ex-Blake, ex-Lullacry (live), ex-Suburban Tribe
Current
Benny Bats Guitars (2017-present)
See also: Soulemission, Tombe, ex-Prostitute Disfigurement, ex-Visceral Bleeding, ex-Unlocked
Nikola Janković Drums (2018-present)
See also: Гавранови, Kozeljnik (live), The Stone (live), ex-Zaklan, ex-Raw Gore, ex-DaggerSpawn, ex-Svartgren, ex-Navrog, ex-Posmrtna Liturgija, ex-Triumfall
Charles Hedger Guitars (2018-present)
See also: Mayhem, Tormentor (live), ex-Imperial Vengeance, ex-Cradle of Filth, ex-The Electric Hellfire Club
Kevin Storm Guitars (2019-present)
See also: Equilibrium (live), Vulture Industries (live), ex-Cardamon, Fleetburner, ex-Autumn, ex-Heidevolk, ex-Soulstitia, ex-Kalmah (live), ex-Silence Before, ex-The Comeback, ex-Zone
Past
Josh Perrin Bass (2009)
See also: Akhlys, Aoratos, Avgrunn, Nightbringer (live), ex-Sinister Grace, ex-Deadspawn, ex-Malnurture
Mikko Salovaara Guitars (2013)
See also: Leverage, Metal De Facto, ex-Kiuas, ex-Kalmah (live), ex-Raskasta Joulua (live)
Lauri Hämäläinen Bass (2015)
See also: Anonymous, Mika Ikonen, Phoenix Effect, Tinker
Robert Myrhaug Drums (2016-?)
See also: Memorized Dreams, Slagmaur, Tragediens Trone
Kévin Paradis Drums (2017-2018)
See also: Agressor, Benighted, Death Lab, Mithridatic, Rejoice! The Light Has Come, Nader Sadek (live), ex-Dead Talking Mind, ex-The Arisen, ex-DeadlySins, ex-Gorsed Noctis, ex-Svart Crown, ex-Deathawaits (live), ex-Melechesh (live), ex-Seth (live), ex-The Seven Gates, ex-Gods of Hate
Teloch Guitars (2018)
See also: Mayhem, Nidingr, Teeth and Thorns, The Konsortium, Umoral, ex-NunFuckRitual, bergeton, Condenado, ex-1349 (live), ex-Gorgoroth (live), ex-Myrkur (live), ex-Orcustus, ex-God Seed (live), ex-Legions
Added by: VileRancour Modified by: five_pointed_star141
Added on: 2002-09-02 19:56:34 Last modified on: 2020-10-22 22:55:56