Texan quartet Explosions In The Sky are set to return to Australia this December with their epic instrumental live show.

With fans that consider their albums to be holy works and their live performances to be bordering on the religious, Mark Smith, Michael James and Munaf Rayani on guitars and Christopher Hrasky on drums, Explosions In The Sky signed to Temporary Residence Limited in 2000 after one listen to their demo, which was submitted by Texan allies the American Analog Set with a note simply stating “This totally fucking destroys.”

Releasing seven albums, the latest being Take Care, Take Care, Take Care, which has received rapturous acclaim; in addition to the already announced Meredith Music Festival, Explosions In The Sky will bring their sturm und drang to the Forum in Melbourne, The Metro in Sydney and

Explosions In The Sky – December 2011 tour dates
Tickets on sale: Wednesday Sept 14
Presented by: Handsome Tours,

Thursday December 8 – Forum Theatre, Melbourne
Tickets: Ticketmaster – 1300 111 011 or ticketmaster.com.au

Sunday December 11 – The Metro, Sydney
Tickets: handsometours.com; Metro Box Office or (02) 9550 3666; ticketek.com.au or 132 849

Tuesday December 13 – The Hi Fi, Brisbane
Tickets: handsometours.com; thehifi.com.au or 1300 843 434; Kill The Music; Butter Beats; Gooble Warming; Atlantis Music Southport

Explosions In The Sky will also appear at Meredith Music Festival, taking place December 9th – 11th
Details can be found at www.mmf.com.au