Explosions in the Sky are an American post-rock band formed in 1999 in Austin, Texas. The band consists of Mark T. Smith (guitar), Michael James (guitar), Munaf Rayani (guitar), and Chris Hrasky (drums). Explosions in the Sky are known for its instrumental music, which often features sweeping and epic soundscapes built around guitar melodies and intricate rhythms. Over the course of their career, the band has released seven studio albums, including "How Strange, Innocence" (2000), "The Earth Is Not a Cold Dead Place" (2003), and "The Wilderness" (2016). Their music has been featured in several films and television shows, including "Friday Night Lights" and "The Chronicle". Explosions in the Sky's unique sound and powerful live performances have established them as one of the leading acts in the post-rock genre.