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Explosions in the Sky

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Birth Place: Austin, Texas, USA
Years Active: 1999–present
Genres: Post-rock

Explosions in the Sky is an American post-rock band from Texas. They primarily play with three electric guitars and a drum kit, although band member Michael James will at times exchange his electric guitar for a bass guitar. The band's music is almost purely instrumental. Originally called Breaker Morant, Explosions in the Sky was formed in Austin, Texas in 1999. Drummer Chris Hrasky is from Rockford, Illinois, and the rest of the band hails from Midland, Texas. The new name, "Explosions in the Sky," came from a comment Hrasky made in reference to the noise or sight of fireworks on the night they played their first set and recorded their first track, “Remember Me as a Time of Day.” The... Continue Bio >>

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