SHINING - 8 ½ - Feberdrömmar I Vaket Tillstånd Tracklisting Revealed; Guest Appearances From ATTILA CSIHAR, GAAHL And Others Confirmed

August 8, 2013, 7 years ago

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Sweden’s SHINING will release their new album, 8 ½ - Feberdrömmar I Vaket Tillstånd, on September 23rd via Dark Essence Records. The album will be available both in CD and limited edition black or white 12” vinyl versions, with liner notes by band leader Niklas Kvarforth. All three versions are now available to pre-order from Dark Essence Records at this location.

The details about which vocalists would be featuring on 8 ½ - Feberdrömmar I Vaket Tillstånd have been announced, and not unsurprisingly Niklas Kvarforth has chosen some of the most iconic frontmen from the extreme metal genre, as well as a some perhaps surprising choices, to take part in the project.

8 ½ - Feberdrömmar I Vaket Tillstånd tracklisting/featured vocalists:

'Terres Des Anonymes' (featuring Famine of PESTE NOIRE)

'Szabadulj Meg Önmagadtól' (featuring Attila Csihar of MAYHEM, TORMENTOR)

'Ett Liv Utan Mening' (featuring Pehr Larsson of ALFAHANNE)

'Selvdestruktivitetens Emissarie' (featuring Gaahl of GOD SEED, WARDRUNA, ex-GORGOROTH)

'Black Industrial Misery' (featuring Maniac of SKITLIV, ex-MAYHEM)

'Through Corridors Of Oppression' (featuring Niklas Kvarforth)

The six songs on 8 ½ - Feberdrömmar I Vaket Tillstånd date back to Shining's Livets Ändhållplats and Angst era and are in their original pre-production form, with the addition of newly recorded bass and guitars as well as Lars Fredrik Fröslie on keyboards (ANGST SKVADRON, WOBBLER, ASMEGIN), which the band didn’t start using until their sixth album.

Niklas Kvarforth has wanted to do this project for many years now, and he allowed all the vocalists free reign to interpret the songs as they wished and also to sing in their own native languages. Something that Dark Essence’s Martin Kvam feels fits right in with the label’s ethos of mixing tradition with innovation.

“With “28 ½ - Feberdrömmar I Vaket Tillstånd, Shining has really encapsulated what we enjoy doing most as a label, looking back as it does to an earlier period, but with a completely fresh approach and different interpretation of what have now become classics in the field of Extreme Metal. Shining fans are certainly not going to be disappointed when they hear what this album has to offer.”

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