Posts tagged "devo"

CBGB Festival Brings Jane’s Addiction, Devo, and Billy Idol to New York

Following the announcement of the 2014 CBGB Music and Film Festival, organizers have revealed that performers will include such big-name acts as Jane's Addiction, Devo,…
By: Dan Reilly / September 4, 2014

Watch Devo Twitch and Jerk in Vintage ‘Praying Hands’ Performance

Back in 1979, Devo took some well-earned shots at their chosen industry with a home video dubbed The Men Who Make the Music. The movie…
By: Chris Martins / July 25, 2014

Family of Devo’s Departed ‘Bob 2′ Needs Help

When Devo member Robert "Bob 2" Casale's heart gave out unexpectedly on February 17, he left behind no will or insurance, said his brother…
By: Chris Martins / March 3, 2014

Bob Casale, Devo Founding Member, Dead at 61

Bob Casale, a founding guitarist for Devo who was a member of the band during its best-known period, has died at age 61. His brother…
By: Marc Hogan / February 18, 2014

Watch Arcade Fire Salute Devo’s Urgent ‘Uncontrollable Urge’

Arcade Fire played Los Angeles' Hollywood Palladium on October 31, and in the spirit of Halloween, the Reflektor crew pretended to be Devo…
By: Kyle McGovern / November 1, 2013

Alan Myers, Devo Drummer, Dead Following Cancer

Alan Myers, the drummer for Devo during its best-known period, has died, the group confirmed on its website. Myers, whose age was not…
By: Marc Hogan / June 26, 2013

Blame the Knack: 8 Essentials of the Fake New Wave Feeding Frenzy

So, you know how all those left-field undie rock bands got signed to major labels in the '90s alt-goldrush wake of "Smells Like Teen Spirit,"…
By: Chuck Eddy / April 26, 2013

Devo Bare Their (Foam) Breasts for ‘Hardcore’ Reissues

More than 20 years ago, Devo collected a vast slew of mid-1970s demos and released them as the two-volume Hardcore series. Now the Are We…
By: Kyle McGovern / April 4, 2013

Devo, Silversun Pickups Do Not Believe In Mitt Romney

In 1983, Mitt Romney made a 12-hour trip in a station wagon from Boston to Ontario with his family‚Ķ and "family" apparently included the family'…
By: Kory Grow / August 16, 2012

Blondie, Devo, Peter Gabriel Announce Fall Tours, ’80s Stage a Nostalgia Coup

Perhaps the 1980s finally sensed that the 1990s have been encroaching on its nostalgia-du-jour territory, because today Blondie, Devo, and Peter Gabriel all announced fall…
By: Devon Maloney / May 22, 2012

Weezer Cover…Toni Braxton? Devo Postpone Tour

Check out Weezer's cover of Toni Braxton's "Un-break My Heart," from their upcoming rarities album Death to False Metal, out November 2.
By: SPIN Staff / October 27, 2010

The Secret History of Devo

Masterminds Mark Mothersbaugh and Jerry Casale (with a little help from Josh Freese) trace the evolution of the de-evolutionists. [Magazine excerpt]…
By: Chris Willman / July 14, 2010

WATCH: Devo Revives New Wave on ‘Letterman’

Looks like Devo still knows how to whip it, and whip it good.
By: Eric Sundermann / June 17, 2010

Devo, ‘Something for Everybody’ (Warner Bros.)

On their first album in 20 years, the spud boys return to show dancey electro-pop pretenders how it's done -- syn-drums and all. While name…
By: Doug Brod / June 9, 2010

Devo Whip It Good in L.A.

Some things get better with age: wine, violins, Devo. Unlike other vintage rock acts, the Akron, Ohio New Wave satirists deserve their place on that…
By: Chris Martins / November 4, 2009

Devo to Play Classic Albums on Fall Tour

Dust off your energy dome hats: After popping up for a gig at SXSW this past March, Devo, the experimental, multimedia band best know…
By: Jillian Ennis / September 16, 2009

SPIN.com’s Best of the Week

We've showered up, washed the mud out of our shoes, and properly detoxed -- yep, this year's Bonnaroo Music and Arts festival is a wrap.
By: SPIN Staff / June 19, 2009

Devo to Collaborate with LCD Soundsystem Frontman

Devo have recruited LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy to collaborate on their new album. How did the two come together? Well, it starts with a…
By: Melissa Goldstein / June 16, 2009
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