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Fascinating Fact: 4290394

17th July 2014

Arcade Fire have added Devo, Television and Pulp star Steve MACkey to their ongoing Reflektor tour. Devo will support the group at dates in California and Illinois, while punk icons Television will perform at an...

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Devo Star Sued By Former Nanny

6th June 2014

Devo frontman Mark Mothersbaugh and his wife's former nanny is suing the couple for allegedly making her life a living hell.Luna Kahn, who was fired by Mark in April (14) after she returned from medical...

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Gerald Casale Launching New Wine Line

29th April 2014

Devo star Gerald Casale has joined the ranks of the celebrity winemakers after uncorking his first Pinot Noir.The Whip It hitmaker realised his lifelong dream of owning a winery a few years ago and now...

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Devo Plan First Tour In 40 Years Without Late Guitarist

28th March 2014

New wave act Devo have announced plans to tour a month after the death of guitarist Bob Casale.The summer (14) tour is dedicated to Casale's memory. Last month (Feb13), Casale's bandmate brother Jerry told...

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Fundraising Campaign Launched For Bob Casale's Family

25th February 2014

An online fundraising campaign has been set up to help the family of late Devo star Bob Casale cover the costs of his funeral and medical bills.The 61-year-old guitarist passed away last week (17Feb14) after...

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Rip Bob Casale: 5 Facts You Never Knew About Devo

By Michael West | 19th February 2014

Devo guitarist Bob Casale has died suddenly from heart failure, aged 61. Bob and brother Gerald led the groundbreaking Akron new wave band from 1973 right through to their recent tours. Bob Casale Recently Toured...

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Bob Casale, Founding Member Of Sci-fi Rockers Devo, Dead At Age 61

By Victoria Pavlova | 19th February 2014

Devo vocalist and founder Bob Casale died Monday from “conditions that lead to heart failure,” the band has announced on their Facebook page. Casale was 61. Casale joined the band at its beginning, after Gerald...

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Mark Mothersbaugh 'Shocked And Saddened' By Bob Casale's Death

18th February 2014

Devo frontman Mark Mothersbaugh has expressed his shock at the death of bandmate Bob Casale, who died on Monday (17Feb14).l The 61-year-old guitarist had been suffering from health complications which led to heart failure,...

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Guitarist Bob Casale Dies At 61

18th February 2014

Devo star Bob Casale has died at the age of 61.Casale passed away on Monday (17Feb14) from health complications which led to heart failure, according to his brother Gerald. He tells Tmz.com, "As...

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Alan Myers – Influential Devo Drummer – Dies From Cancer

By Jack de Aguilar | 27th June 2013

Devo’s drummer Alan Myers has passed away from cancer, the band confirmed on their website. Myers sat on the drums during Devo’s pomp, rattling the toms for their 1980 mainstream hit "Whip It."Devo Art Of...

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Devo 'Whip It' Drummer Alan Myers Dies

By Lauren James | 26th June 2013

You may have not been able to tell them apart in their identical suits and energy dome hats, but US new wave band Devo lost their most prominent drummer, Alan Myers, to brain cancer on...

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Former Devo Drummer Alan Myers Dies

26th June 2013

Devo drummer Alan Myers has died after a battle with cancer.The rocker, the band's third and most prominent drummer, passed away on Monday (24Jun13). News of his death was confirmed by jazz musician Ralph...

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Devo To Release Track In Homage To Mitt Romney Dog Incident

15th August 2012

Mitt Romney's dog incident continues to haunt him, and now it's being enshrined into art documentation forever with the news that legendary new-wavers Devo have written a song specifically regarding the flagrant animal cruelty. The...

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Devo To Release Dog Song Aimed At Mitt Romney's Roof Rider

15th August 2012

Quirky rockers Devo have taken aim at U.S. presidential hopeful Mitt Romney in a new song after the Republican confessed to once transporting the family dog from Massachusetts to Ontario, Canada in a kennel strapped...

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Blondie And Devo Set For Nostalgia Tour

19th June 2012

Veteran rockers Blondie and Devo are hitting the road together for a joint nostalgia tour.The two bands are joining forces for a greatest hits trek, Whip It to Shreds, which kicks off on 7 September...

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Blondie And Devo To Unite For 'Whip It To Shreds Tour'

18th June 2012

Blondie and Devo are set to unite for a nostalgic live tour. The two bands were both pivotal players in the New York punk and new wave scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s....

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Devo Invite Sheen To Join Them On Tour

10th March 2011

Whip It rockers Devo have invited out-of-work TV star Charlie Sheen to join them as their touring frontman.Founding member Gerald Casale admits he has been fascinated by Sheen's media blitz and he'd love to hit...

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Fascinating Fact 10420

26th November 2010

Reformed rockers DEVO have announced their rescheduled gigs after they were forced to scrap the remainder of their 2010 tour to allow guitarist BOB MOTHERSBAUGH time to recover from a serious hand injury. They will...

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Devo Postpone Comeback Tour After Guitarist Slashes His Thumb

27th October 2010

Reformed rockers DEVO have scrapped the remainder of their 2010 tour to allow guitarist BOB MOTHERSBAUGH time to recover from "a serious hand injury".The Whip It hitmaker severed a tendon in his right thumb after...

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The Things They Say 17973

13th September 2010

"I did have a few girls pose in the dome only. They look so cute naked with a dome on." DEVO star JERRY CASALE on quirky shots he received from fans, in which they wore...

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Casale Recalls Horror Of The Kent State University Massacre

13th September 2010

DEVO star JERRY CASALE was reminded of the horrors of the 1970 Kent State University massacre during a recent trip back to the school - and still can't believe so many have justified the tragedy.Casale...

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Devo Land First Moog Award

13th September 2010

Reunited WHIP IT hitmakers DEVO are to receive the inaugural Moog Innovation Award for their work with synthesizers.The band will win a one-of-a-kind Moog synthesizer as part of their triumph in October (10). The ceremony...

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Devo Get Animated For Futurama

8th June 2010

New wave rockers DEVO are to get animated to celebrate the 100th episode of cult show FUTURAMA.The futuristic Matt Groening series was cancelled in 2003 but fans brought it back to life. To celebrate the...

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Fascinating Fact 9066

6th April 2010

Rockers DEVO have donated one of the red conical hats from the band's oddball 1980s music video WHIP IT to an Ohio museum. The costume piece is among a collection of artifacts the band donated...

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The Things They Say 15355

9th February 2010

"We've just never had an opportunity like that before. It's kind of like playing at halftime of a playoff NFL game except (at a) better, higher level." Rocker Gerald Casale on performing with DEVO at...

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Santigold Producing Devo Music

8th January 2010

New wave pioneers DEVO have recruited singer SANTIGOLD to produce songs for their first album since 1990.The Whip It hitmakers are aiming to release the as-yet-untitled project in the spring (10), and frontman Mark Mothersbaugh...

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Devo Regroup For The Kids

29th December 2005

Cult rockers DEVO have reformed to record a hits album for kids. The WHIP IT hitmakers have teamed up with a children's choir to rework their classic tunes. The project, DEVO 2.0, will...

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The Cure, B-52s + New Order Get Remixed

15th April 2005

Classic 1980s hits by DEVO, THE CURE, NEW ORDER, the B-52S and INXS are being remixed by today's top acts for a new tribute album to the era of goth, plastic pop and new wave....

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Rage To Be Immortalised

31st August 2003

Rap-rockers RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE are to be brought back to life with the release of a new album and DVD documenting their final live shows. LIVE AT THE OLYMPIC AUDITORIUM, released in America...

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