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Here’s a surprisingly poppy new song from Shining

Posted by on September 26, 2017

Eff a box of chocolates, with Norway’s Shining, you truly never know what you’re going to get. The band have basically evolved from a jazz odyssey to a surprisingly heavy band that sounds Killing Joke-like at times. Oh yeah, and lots of saxophone. Their last album, International Blackjazz Society, split the difference, but their signing to […]

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Review: Shining bring ‘No More Safe Space’ tour, unease, to Trenton, NJ’s Championship Bar, 5/6/17

Posted by on May 22, 2017

  Shining is a band many have read about but few have actually experienced. While I’m generally a fan of the heavier variety of Scandinavian metal, a tour that was billing itself as the “No More Safe Space Tour” is one I had to see. I’m a firm believer in freedom of expression and free […]

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Shining show cancelled due to frontman allegedly groping women, drugging a drink

Posted by on May 16, 2017

  Swedish death metal band Shining are currently on the road with Revenge and Wolvhammer on the “No More Safe Space Tour.” As you might imagine, this isn’t a show where you’ll find Antifa members at, unless they’re protesting it (which they haven’t so far). At any rate, Toilet Ov Hell reports that tomorrow’s show in […]

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Full Terror Assault reveal lineup for 2016 edition

Posted by on May 2, 2016

If you live in the midwest, or are willing to travel for cool festivals, you may know about the open air festival Full Terror Assault in Illinois. The festival started last year and had a very good initial lineup with headliners like Obituary, Napalm Death, Terrorizer and many other domestic bands worth the time and […]

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Belphegor to tour North America with Origin, Shining

Posted by on April 26, 2016

Austria’s blasphemous band Belphegor got some attention by the media with their recent encounter with an orthodox Christian in Russia during their now-cancelled tour in the country. The incident created a very heated debate among the fans, but now, we bring some better news to talk about and that’s their newly announced tour across North […]

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Metal Insider contributor Nick Desimone’s Top 10 of 2015

Posted by on December 16, 2015

As 2015 draws to a close, we’re letting Metal Insider’s staff pick their favorite albums of 2015, in addition to some of the musicians that helped make some of it. You can see all of our picks so far here. Now we have contributor and Amplified author Nick Desimone. In an unsigned or developing band? Submit […]

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Metal Insider contributor Riley Rowe’s Top 10 albums of 2015

Posted by on December 1, 2015

As always, it seems that there are far too many high quality releases this year to squeeze into a list of just ten. In an attempt to resolve this conflict, I have personally decided to have my list be exclusive to genres. Or in other words, I can’t have more than one album listed that […]

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Shining witness The Last Stand with NSFW video

Posted by on October 27, 2015

The last time we saw a video from Norway’s Shining, it took you to dizzying heights. Just a few weeks later, and they’re dropping you down to the depths of human emotion with their video for “The Last Stand.” Like a cross between Lord of the Flies and Fight Club, the video covers a ritualistic battle between […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 16th – Renewed

Posted by on October 16, 2015

This is turning out to be a much busier October than one would expect, given the trends of previous years. That is definitely not a bad thing, though, as we’ve got some high-profile names and unexpected surprises coming our way this week. Check it out!   Stryper, Fallen (Frontiers) 2013’s No More Hell to Pay was one […]

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Shining’s “Last Day” video is like ‘The Walk’ of music videos

Posted by on October 12, 2015

Norwegian blackjazz collective Shining have released a scary as hell music video, and it’s not because of gore or blood or anything like that. The video for “Last Day” was filmed on the ledge of a cliff 2,300 feet in the air! We saw a brief clip of it before we knew what it was […]

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