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'''Explosions in the Sky''' are an American PostRock band from Texas. As they were unloading their gear before an early show, fireworks were going off nearby. One of the band members blurted out, "Can you hear the explosions in the sky?" The name stuck. Here we go...

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'''Explosions [[quoteright:350:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/efa68d64.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:350: Left to right: Munaf Rayani, Mark Smith, Chris Hrasky, Michael James]] Explosions
in the Sky''' Sky are an American PostRock band from Texas. As they were unloading their gear before an early show, fireworks were going off nearby. One of the band members blurted out, "Can you hear the explosions in the sky?" The name stuck. Here we go...


Formed in 1999 after drummer Chris Hrasky posted a flyer in a record store reading "wanted; sad, triumphant rock band," the foursome (Hrasky and guitarists Michael James, Mark Smith, and Munaf Rayani) quickly became well known in the Austin music scene, and were signed to Temporary Residence Limited after another Austin band submitted their demo accompanied by a note reading "This totally fucking destroys." They have since then released six albums, composed music for the films ''FridayNightLights'' and ''Film/LoneSurvivor'', been [[MistakenForTerrorist Mistaken For Terrorists]], curated a music festival, and still managed to remain in relative obscurity.

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Formed in 1999 after drummer Chris Hrasky posted a flyer in a record store reading "wanted; sad, triumphant rock band," the foursome (Hrasky and guitarists Michael James, Mark Smith, and Munaf Rayani) quickly became well known in the Austin music scene, and were signed to Temporary Residence Limited after another Austin band submitted their demo accompanied by a note reading "This totally fucking destroys." They have since then released six albums, composed music for the films ''FridayNightLights'' ''Film/FridayNightLights'' and ''Film/LoneSurvivor'', been [[MistakenForTerrorist Mistaken For Terrorists]], curated a music festival, and still managed to remain in relative obscurity.


* FakeOutFadeOut: "Look Into the Air" has a rather pleasant-sounding fade-out, which is immediately contrasted with a [[EarRape blaring, distorted guitar chord]].

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* FakeOutFadeOut: "Look Into the Air" has a rather pleasant-sounding fade-out, which is immediately contrasted with a [[EarRape blaring, distorted guitar chord]].chord]] that leads into the final minute and a half of the song.

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* FakeOutFadeOut: "Look Into the Air" has a rather pleasant-sounding fade-out, which is immediately contrasted with a [[EarRape blaring, distorted guitar chord]].



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* ''The Wilderness'' (2016)

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** "The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place" tends to be theorized as this.


* TitleDrop: "Have You Passed Through This Night?" Via an audio sample from TheThinRedLine.

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* TitleDrop: "Have You Passed Through This Night?" Via an audio sample from TheThinRedLine.Film/TheThinRedLine.


Formed in 1999 after drummer Chris Hrasky posted a flyer in a record store reading "wanted; sad, triumphant rock band," the foursome (Hrasky and guitarists Michael James, Mark Smith, and Munaf Rayani) quickly became well known in the Austin music scene, and were signed to Temporary Residence Limited after another Austin band submitted their demo accompanied by a note reading "This totally fucking destroys." They have since then released six albums, composed music for the films ''FridayNightLights'' and ''Lone Survivor'', been [[MistakenForTerrorist Mistaken For Terrorists]], curated a music festival, and still managed to remain in relative obscurity.

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Formed in 1999 after drummer Chris Hrasky posted a flyer in a record store reading "wanted; sad, triumphant rock band," the foursome (Hrasky and guitarists Michael James, Mark Smith, and Munaf Rayani) quickly became well known in the Austin music scene, and were signed to Temporary Residence Limited after another Austin band submitted their demo accompanied by a note reading "This totally fucking destroys." They have since then released six albums, composed music for the films ''FridayNightLights'' and ''Lone Survivor'', ''Film/LoneSurvivor'', been [[MistakenForTerrorist Mistaken For Terrorists]], curated a music festival, and still managed to remain in relative obscurity.


Formed in 1999 after drummer Chris Hrasky posted a flyer in a record store reading "wanted; sad, triumphant rock band," the foursome (Hrasky and guitarists Michael James, Mark Smith, and Munaf Rayani) quickly became well known in the Austin music scene, and were signed to Temporary Residence Limited after another Austin band submitted their demo accompanied by a note reading "This totally fucking destroys." They have since then released six albums, composed music for the films ''FridayNightLights'' and ''Sole Survivor'', been [[MistakenForTerrorist Mistaken For Terrorists]], curated a music festival, and still managed to remain in relative obscurity.

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Formed in 1999 after drummer Chris Hrasky posted a flyer in a record store reading "wanted; sad, triumphant rock band," the foursome (Hrasky and guitarists Michael James, Mark Smith, and Munaf Rayani) quickly became well known in the Austin music scene, and were signed to Temporary Residence Limited after another Austin band submitted their demo accompanied by a note reading "This totally fucking destroys." They have since then released six albums, composed music for the films ''FridayNightLights'' and ''Sole ''Lone Survivor'', been [[MistakenForTerrorist Mistaken For Terrorists]], curated a music festival, and still managed to remain in relative obscurity.


Formed in 1999 after drummer Chris Hrasky posted a flyer in a record store reading "wanted; sad, triumphant rock band," the foursome (Hrasky and guitarists Michael James, Mark Smith, and Munaf Rayani) quickly became well known in the Austin music scene, and were signed to Temporary Residence Limited after another Austin band submitted their demo accompanied by a note reading "This totally fucking destroys." They have since then released six albums, composed music for FridayNightLights, been [[MistakenForTerrorist Mistaken For Terrorists]], curated a music festival, and still managed to remain in relative obscurity.

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Formed in 1999 after drummer Chris Hrasky posted a flyer in a record store reading "wanted; sad, triumphant rock band," the foursome (Hrasky and guitarists Michael James, Mark Smith, and Munaf Rayani) quickly became well known in the Austin music scene, and were signed to Temporary Residence Limited after another Austin band submitted their demo accompanied by a note reading "This totally fucking destroys." They have since then released six albums, composed music for FridayNightLights, the films ''FridayNightLights'' and ''Sole Survivor'', been [[MistakenForTerrorist Mistaken For Terrorists]], curated a music festival, and still managed to remain in relative obscurity.


* HeyItsThatVoice: The spoken word monologue in the beginning of "Have You Passed Through This Night?" is delivered by Pvt. Train in TheThinRedLine.



* NoHitWonder: Their albums have done relatively well, but no individual song of theirs has ever charted.



* SuspiciouslySimilarSong: They still get emails asking for the song used as the theme to FridayNightLights. That particular piece is not their work; it was composed by veteran TV writer W.G. Snuffy Walden and deliberately mimicked their style.


They are called Explosions in the Sky, and they are from Texas. As they were unloading their gear before an early show, fireworks were going off nearby. One of them blurted out, "Can you hear the explosions in the sky?" The name stuck. Here we go...

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They are called Explosions '''Explosions in the Sky, and they Sky''' are an American PostRock band from Texas. As they were unloading their gear before an early show, fireworks were going off nearby. One of them the band members blurted out, "Can you hear the explosions in the sky?" The name stuck. Here we go...

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**There's not a single track on ''The Earth Is Not a Cold Dead Place'' under eight minutes long.


* HeyItsThatVoice: The spoken word monologue in the beginning of "Have You Passed Through This Night?" is delivered by [[Film/ThePassionOfTheChrist Jesus]].

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* HeyItsThatVoice: The spoken word monologue in the beginning of "Have You Passed Through This Night?" is delivered by [[Film/ThePassionOfTheChrist Jesus]].Pvt. Train in TheThinRedLine.


They are called Explosions in the Sky, and they are from Texas. Here we go...

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They are called Explosions in the Sky, and they are from Texas. As they were unloading their gear before an early show, fireworks were going off nearby. One of them blurted out, "Can you hear the explosions in the sky?" The name stuck. Here we go...



* AGoodNameForARockBand: As they were unloading their gear before an early show, fireworks were going off nearby. One of them blurted out, "Can you hear the explosions in the sky?" The name stuck.

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