Ringo Deathstarr

Ringo Deathstarr

Sporting one of the most irritatingly cutesy pop culture reference band names since the respective heydays of R.E.O. Speedealer and Eve's Plum, Ringo Deathstarr are a quartet from Austin, Texas with a single, unapologetic influence: Psychocandy by the Jesus and Mary Chain. So overt a cop of the Reid brothers' trademark blend of bored, mumbled vocals, sheets of untethered feedback and pounding, technique-free drumming that the lyrics of their song "Some Kind of Sad" directly quote the Jesus and Mary Chain's signature song "Just Like Honey," Ringo... more