NIKLAS KVARFORTH’S SHINING DEBUTS TRACK AND REVEALS ARTWORK AND FULL DETAILS OF UPCOMING NINTH FULL-LENGTH ALBUM

Posted: February 4, 2015 in OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASES, SHINING
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With the release date of SHINING’s ninth full-length album “IX – Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends” set for the 20th of April on Season of Mist, a track from the album has been debuted today. Commenting on the track, Kvarforth had this to say: “The time has come to share a little bit of the darkness that will infect the world’s population in a few months. The song chosen for this specific event is called “Vilja & Dröm”. The track reminds me of our earlier days, when I was still mostly focusing on metal. However, it also represents a great leap into the terrible shift-shaping darkness that is our ninth album!”  “Vilja & Dröm”  can be heard for the next five days at the following links, before being uploaded onto the band’s SoundCloud page at http://soundcloud.com/shining-official:

Listen to “Vilja & Dröm”  at the following:

Pro-Rock (BG)
www.pro-rock.net/cgi-bin/index.pl?_state=CommentsView&news=13705
Spark (CZ)
www.spark-rockmagazine.cz/poslechnete-si-shining-%E2%80%9Evilja-drom%E2%80%9C
Metal Hammer (DE)
www.metal-hammer.de/video-audio/premieren/article692901
Rockzone (ES)
www.zona-zero.net/news/2015/02/04/19922-vilhja–drom-el-nuevo-tema-de-shining
Inferno (FI)
www.inferno.fi/uutiset/ensisoitossa-uusi-shining-single-myos-tulevan-levyn-kansitaide-esilla/
VS-Magazine  (FR)
www.vs-webzine.com/InfoVS-SHINING+%28Black+metal+++Su%C3%A8de%29+a+intitul%C3%A9+son+nouvel+album+%22IX-76701.html
Rocking GR)
www.rocking.gr/news/Apokleistiko-Akouste-to-prwto-kommati-apo-ton-eperxomeno-disko-twn-Shining/23119/
Lángoló (HU)
http://langologitarok.blog.hu/2015/02/04/vilja_drom_shining-dalpremier
Metal Wani (IN)
http://www.metalwani.com/2015/02/premiere-shining-reveal-new-track-vilja.html
Andfari (IS)
http://andfari.com/2015/02/04/shining-vilja-drom
Rock Hard (IT)
http://rockharditaly.com/shining-anteprima-esclusiva-da-ix-everyone-everything-everywhere-ends/
Marunouchi Muzik (JP)
http://sin23ou.heavy.jp/?p=2344
Lords of Metal (NL)
www.lordsofmetal.nl/en/nieuws
Metal Hammer (NO)
http://metal-hammer.no/premiere-shining-vilja-drom/5954/
Musick Magazine (PL)
www.musickmagazine.pl/archiwa/2049
Loud (PT)
www.loudmagazine.net/shining-nivo-disco
Metal Underground
http://www.metalunderground.com/news/details.cfm?newsid=110362
Close-Up (SE)
http://closeupmagazine.net/shining.php
Terrorizer (UK)
http://Terrorize.it/bgXC
M
etal Obsession (AU)
http://www.metalobsession.net/2015/02/05/australian-exclusive-premiere-shinings-vilja-drom/

Cover art  for “IX – Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends” is by the Italian artist Daniele Serra (http://www.multigrade.it/  ) who recently won an award for the best cover art for a comic with his Pinhead painting  for the “Hellraiser Bestiary” .  Included in the artwork are sketches by the Norwegian artist  Kim Holm  (https://www.patreon.com/kimholm) .  Design is by the Trine and Kim Design Studio (http://www.trineogkim.no/ )

Track listing for the six-track album as follows:

  1. Den Påtvingade Tvåsamheten
  2. Vilja & Dröm
  3. Framtidsutsikter
  4. Människotankens Vägglösa Rum
  5. Inga Broar Kvar Att Bränna
  6. Besök Från I(ho)nom

Season of Mist plan to release “IX – Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends” in various versions, some of which are limited editions, and one which is exclusively available only through the band’s webshop.  Advance orders are now being taken at  the SHINING LEGIONS webshop, which will also stock “IX – Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends” T’s,  and exclusive bundles, at http://www.shininglegions.com,  as well as at Season of Mist from http://www.season-of-mist.com/ 

The different versions of “IX – Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends” include:

1.  Regular Jewel Case with 12 page booklet
2. Limited Edition Deluxe Digibox which includes 2 bonus tracks, 12 page booklet,   a mirror in a blue velvet pouch and a goat leather patch, limited to 3,500 copies
3. Double vinyl in deluxe gatefold
4. Transparent red double vinyl in deluxe gatefold, limited to 620 copies
5. Orange/Black marbled double vinyl in deluxe gatefold, limited to 250 copies
6. Opaque white double vinyl in deluxe gatefold, limited to 100 copies (exclusive to Shining Legions)
7. Red/Black marbled double vinyl in deluxe gatefold and collectors 7″ vinyl, with exclusive back patch with logo and title, limited to 100 copies

Long-time SHINING collaborator Martin Strandberg, who was responsible for the videos for “Tillsammans Är Vi Allt” and “Förtvivlan, Min Arvedel” from  the band’s seventh full length album “VII / Född Förlorare”, and who is currently working on a documentary about the band, is directing a video for a track from “IX / Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends”.  Photos from the video shoot can be found at http://www.facebook.com/shiningofficial

SHINING will embark on a series of dates in support of “IX / Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends”.  Confirmed appearances so far include:

02 April, Messe des Morts Festival, Montreal, Canada
30 April, SWR Barroselas Festival, Barroselas, Portugal
09 May, Incineration Festival, London, England
03 July, Hard Rock Laager, Vana-Vigala, Estonia
30 July, Wacken Open Air Festival, Wacken, Germany
25 Sept, Mörkaste Småland, Hultsfred, Sweden

More  information about SHINING can be found on the band’s website at http://www.facebook.com/shiningofficial  or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/shiningofficial

Ten tracks from SHINING can be heard below and  http://soundcloud.com/shining-official/sets/shining

The official video for the track “Tillsammans Är Vi Allt” from SHINING’s album “VII / Född Förlorare” can be seen below and on the band’s YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iULz19Cc7yw

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Website: www.shiningasylum.com
Shining on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/shiningofficial
Niklas Kvarforth Official Fan Page on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/kvarforthofficialfanpage
Shining Webshop: http://www.shininglegions.com
Shining on SoundCloud: http://soundcloud.com/shining-official
Official  YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/OfficialShining
Management and PR: patriciathomas@btinternet.com
Booking: toni@thedamager.com

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