Shining, led by lightning rod front man Niklas Kvarforth, enters its third decade with the epic new album "X - Varg Utan Flock" (English translation: "Wolf Without A Pack"). The album drops on January 5, 2018 via Season of Mist Records. Check out the new single "Svart Ostoppbar Eld" in the player above. Pre-order the album at this location.
As is the band's tradition, Shining uses black metal as a foundation upon which to build epic and radical songs that smash all subgenre convention. The charismatic Kvarforth, ever the conductor of madness, leads the charge with some of metal's most daring and expressive vocals. With "X - Varg Utan Flock," Shining proves once and for all that they stand alone as one of black metal's most intrepid bands.
The track listing for the album is:
1. Svart ostoppbar eld
2. Gyllene portarnas bro
3. Jag är din fiende
4. Han som lurar inom
6. Mot Aokigahara