Niklas Kvarforth, leader of the Swedish black metal band SHINING, was interviewed by Radio Metal at the Hellfest on June 21, 2008 in Clisson, France. Watch the chat in three parts below.
SHINING's sixth album, "VI / Klagopsalmer", was recorded at The Slaughterhouse studios with producer Rickard Bengtsson and is scheduled for release later in the year 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.
SHINING filmed its controversial February 3, 2007 concert at Diezel in Halmstad, Sweden for an upcoming DVD, entitled "Fy Fan För Livet!" In addition to the live footage, the disc will consist of a two-hour "road movie" and the promotional video for the new song "Låt Oss Ta Allt Från Varandra". SHINING's setlist spanned the band's entire career and the show featured guest appearances by members of MAYHEM and CARPATHIAN FOREST.
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