Sweden's SHINING and Italy's FORGOTTEN TOMB are the first two confirmed bands for the Firebox Metal Fest, set to take place April 17-18, 2009 at Rytmikorjaamo in Seinäjoki, Finland. A total of 20 death/black/doom/gothic bands will take part in the event, six of them Finnish and the rest of them from other parts of the world.For more information, visit www.fmf.fi. SHINING's sixth album, "VI / Klagopsalmer", was recorded at The Slaughterhouse studios with producer Rickard Bengtsson and is scheduled for release via Osmose Productions. "VI / Klagopsalmer" track listing: 01. Vilseledda Barnasjälars Hemvist
02. Plågoande O'Helga Plågoande
03. Krossade Drömmar Och Brutna Löften
04. Fullständigt Jävla Död Inuti
05. Ohm - Skoj Att Leva
06. Total Utfrysning SHINING tapped GORGOROTH's King Ov Hell (real name: Tom Cato Visnes) to play bass on the new album. The group's last CD, "V - Halmstad", was released in North America on June 26, 2007 via Osmose USA/The End Records.