Tag Archives: Shining

Metal Insider’s Jeff Podoshen’s Top 10 metal albums of 2018

Posted by on December 17, 2018

Needing no introduction, Metal Insider’s Jeff Podoshen reveals his top ten metal albums of 2018. 10) Horrendous, Idol (Season of Mist) Innovative, heavy and progressive masterpiece from Philadelphia.  Catch this band live now before they get HUGE!  Key Track:  “Golgothan Tongues”       09) Watain, Trident Wolf Eclipse (Century Media) More raw, louder and grittier than […]

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Metal Hammer reveal top 50 metal albums of 2018 so far…

Posted by on June 22, 2018

While we recently revealed the top-selling rock and metal of the year thus far, Metal Hammer went ahead and made a list of ‘The 50 Best Metal Albums of The Year So Far.’ We can only assume this list will change as we are expecting to see albums from Coheed and Cambria, Deafheaven, Omnium Gatherum, […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/17: Watain eclipse the charts

Posted by on January 17, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The ball is finally rolling in 2018 with a trio of black metal releases and one metal video game album. Lots more releases are coming up in January and we’re also getting some big […]

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Album Review: There’s little to criticize on Shining’s ‘X – Varg Utan Flock’

Posted by on January 5, 2018

Trigger Warning: I’m writing about Niklas Kvarforth and Shining – the one from Sweden – the one you’re probably afraid of. I don’t really care too much what people think of Shining and I don’t care too much what people think about me for reviewing Shining. You can read my thoughts on Shining’s live show […]

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New & Noteworthy, January 5th, 2018: With Black Metal We Come

Posted by on January 5, 2018

  New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. Yeah, yeah. Title, phrasing. Moving on. Happy New Year, this week’s list of album is particularly on theme. Just as the east coast is about to get pummeled by ice and […]

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Stream available for Shining’s new album ‘X-Varg Utan Flock’

Posted by on January 3, 2018

Swedish extreme metallers Shining are gearing up for their new album X-Varg Utan Flock, which will be released this Friday (5th) via Season of Mist. To celebrate it’s arrival, a stream of the entire album is currently available. Listen to it below and order the record here.

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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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