Mashing together Ringo Starr and the Death Star from “Star Wars” to create their name, noise-pop group Ringo Deathstarr were one the “buzz” bands at last month’s South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Conference and Festival in Austin, Texas. With 2,000 acts performing over the heralded bash’s five days, this was no small feat for the hometown three-piece. Pre-fest accolades came from the likes of CNN, and Wired featured Ringo Deathstarr in their “10 Must-Hear Bands Ready to Shake Up SXSW” preview.

Tokyo psychedelic-garage rock stalwarts Zoobombs closed out Wired’s list. And while Ringo Deathstarr would likely happily tour with Zoobombs, it’s local wild rockers Guitar Wolf they are pining to play alongside. In interviews, Ringo Deathstarr have praised the leather-clad trio and expressed their desire to share a stage with them.

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