Colourwheel are an indie guitar, power pop band formed in Adelaide, Australia in 1991. They released 'Junkyard' in 1994, '4 Speed Overdrive' in 1997, 'Sub-sonic Afterglow in 2006' and 'Transmission Breakdown' in 2012. The band played regularly in the nineties with highlights being the The Big Day Out and supports for Ed Kuepper and The Stone Roses. They still play gigs on rare occassions.
Colourwheel are influenced by The Church, Loyd Cole and the Commotions, Died Pretty, The Smashing Pumpkins, Ride, The Stone Roses, The Saints, The Who, You Am I, The Pixies, The Breeders, The Cruel Sea, Kim Salmon and the Surrealists, Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, Robyn Hitchcock, The Garden Path, Dinosaur Junior, Teenage Fanclub, Ed Kuepper, Straightjacket Fits, Nirvana, Oasis, U2, The Cure, The Smiths, Dream Wake Dream, Tom Smith and many others.