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Shining released first track from the new album ‘X – Varg Utan Flock’

SHINING are unleashing the first track taken from their forthcoming album, ‘X – Varg Utan Flock’, which is scheduled for release on Jansuary 5th. The song “Jag Är Din Fiende” will also be released on the A-side of a 10″ vinyl single that is entitled ‘Fiende’ and slated to hit the shops on November 24th. “Jag Är Din Fiende” is now exclusively streaming by the official partners listed below.

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Having revealed a brand new song, titled, ‘Everything Dies in the wake of their recent tour, – which included dates in both London and York – Blackjazz trail-blazers, Shining, have now released an accompanying lyric video.

Check out the video for ‘Everything Dies here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3La4C7yxo4

You can also check out ‘Everything Dies on Spotify and iTunes.


Meanwhile, Shining have three home country shows upcoming, see list below..

SEPT 29 – NORWAY – BODØ – Nødutgangfestivalen

OCT 25 – NORWAY – OSLO – John Dee

OCT 28 – NORWAY – PORSGRUNN – Rockeklubben


Shining’s current studio album, ‘International Blackjazz Society’, is available now through Spinefarm Records. A new record, expected to be released in spring time next year, is currently in the works.


Jørgen Munkeby – saxophone, guitar, lead vocals

Håkon Sagen – guitar

Eirik Tovsrud Knutsen – keyboards, synthesizer

Tobias Ørnes Andersen – drums

Ole Vistnes – bass

Shining (NO) to play London and York next week + new song revealed




Blackjazz trail-blazers Shining are due to embark on a European run of headline shows, including two in the UK, this September…

“I can’t wait to get out on the road again and play our asses off in clubs all around Europe! To make things even more exciting, we’re also going to play a whole host of brand new songs from our new album that will be out next year. This is your chance to hear this new and unique music before anyone else!” says front man Jørgen Munkeby ofShining.

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SHINING finish tenth studio album

SHINING have finished recording their tenth studio album, ‘X – Varg Utan Flock’ (“Wolf without a Pack”).

Mastermind Niklas Kvarforth comments:” It has been an ordeal of gigantic proportions, but I am pleased to announce that the recording of our tenth album have now come to an end, and I am currently working on the final visual details before this aural nightmare can be sent off to our label and fuck up your lives.

‘X – Varg Utan Flock’ is the direct follow up to our fifth album, but, as usual it does contain a few unexpected twists and turns that will send cold shivers down your spines. It was an honour to serve for two decades as the grand puppet-master and bringer of chaos.

Let there be Blood!”

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Shining release video teaser for Art House documentary feat. Niklas Kvarforth

SHINING have released a video teaser for an arthouse documentary feat. Niklas Kvarforth, entitled “Cold Void”. The notorious founder of the Swedish black metal act is the focal point of a new movie. The documentary tries to capture a personal portrait of Niklas Kvarforth, who has made headlines that have involved addiction, suicide and self-destruction, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, passion, and exceptional musicianship. The project was undertaken by arthouse producer Claudio Marino and his film production company Artax Film. The teaser clip can be viewed at and shared from the YouTube link below.

“Cold Void” is scheduled for release in autumn. More information about Artax Film can be found at this link: www.artaxfilm.com

Claudio Marino states that “Cold Void” is a film for anyone interested in life stories, and was not made with the intention of pandering to SHINING‘s fans. It is very much a personal journey, bringing a much-needed clarity and lack of sensationalism to the subject of Niklas Kvarforth.

He also comments: “I’ve known about Niklas and his music for a long time. His story interested me and I wanted to know more about him as a person. I did some research and we got in contact. I showed him my documentary trilogy ‘Blood and Spirit’ and he was interested in working with me. We  got along from the start and he proved  to be very cooperative. He was brutally honest,  and never left  any of my questions unanswered.”

Claudio Marino is known for his documentary “Blood and Spirit”, a trilogy about three different artists who live for their art, a tattoo artist, an mixed martial arts fighter, and a Satanist, who happened to be Erik Danielsson from WATAIN.

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SHINING are embarking on their first headlining tour in the US today. Co-headlining will be label mates REVENGE. All currently confirmed dates including a performance at Germany’s With Foll Force Open Air can be viewed below.

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