Ringo Deathstarr is an American shoegaze band from Austin, Texas, United States. The band was formed by singer/songwriter Elliott Frazier in 2007, and released their eponymous EP on the same year. This was followed by a string of singles and a series of international tours hitting both coasts and the streets of the UK and Japan. The band’s debut full-length album, Colour Trip, was released in February 2011 by Club AC30. They toured with The Smashing Pumpkins in the winter of 2011/2012. The name of the band is a portmanteau of The Beatles drummer's name, Ringo Starr, and the Death Star.