Explosions In The Sky - Vicar St
Vicar Street, Dublin, April 20th.
Tickets on sale now priced €28 from www.ticketmaster.ie & outlets nationwide
Following various successful excursions into the world of film soundtracks, and with a rumoured new studio album in the pipeline for next year, EXPLOSIONS IN THE SKY have just announced news of a 6-date UK/Ireland tour in April 2016, including a performance at the Royal Albert Hall in London and Vicar Street in Dublin.
Explosions In The Sky's last London show was at a sold-out Brixton Academy in early 2012, and the Roundhouse the year before that. The band's incendiary and emotional live performances are the stuff of legend and fans will doubtless be thrilled to see the band's much-celebrated mini-symphonies within the setting of the Royal Albert Hall.
Critical acclaim for the music of Explosions In The Sky:
“Beautifully realised mini-symphonies... Awe-inspiring” Q – 4 Stars ****
“Spellbinding instrumental cacophonies… Explosions in the Sky are too grand for this cosmos” NME – 8/10
“Explosions In The Sky are a phenomenon… cathartic, evocative, meditative... a band who have become a major prospect making challenging music.” The Times – 4 Stars ****
“Their vast, quasi-classical-post-rock symphonies possess a dramatic, crystalline beauty…” Uncut – 4 Stars ****
“Takes prisoner of your head and your heart… The world is theirs for the taking” The Guardian – 4 stars ****
“In terms of pure beauty and resonance, these Explosions are breathtaking” MOJO - 4 Stars ****
“The fuel for these surging hymnals is a romantic urge to find beauty… They speak post-rock’s language of volume and stealth with furious potency” The Independent – 4 stars ****
“Glorious meteor showers of noise… Some of the most vital and rewarding music you’ll hear.” The Sun – 5 stars *****
“Beautiful and awe-inspiring.” The Telegraph